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Arkansas Can Block Planned Parenthood Money: Federal Court

Arkansas Can Block Planned Parenthood Money: Federal Court

A federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday that Arkansas can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, two years after the state ended its contract with the group over videos secretly recorded by an...

3 hours ago

Rising Tensions With North Korea Bring Back Nuclear Fears

Rising Tensions With North Korea Bring Back Nuclear Fears

After the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, the era of nuclear nightmares — of the atomic arms race, of backyard bomb shelters, of schoolchildren diving under desks to practice their survival skills in the...

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Republican Leaders Dance Around Trump Remarks

Republican Leaders Dance Around Trump Remarks

One after another, the nation's most powerful Republicans responded to President Donald Trump's extraordinary remarks about white supremacists. Yet few mentioned the president. The Senate's top Republican,...

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On a Chaotic Day in DC, Trump Goes After Amazon, Again

On a Chaotic Day in DC, Trump Goes After Amazon, Again

President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on e-commerce giant Amazon, saying Wednesday that the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers." Trump, in a tweet, said that "towns, cities and...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 06:28 AM PDT

N. Korea Cools Down War Rhetoric With US

N. Korea Cools Down War Rhetoric With US

North Korea is changing tack in the war of words with the United States, adopting a plan to pull back and observe after a stern warning on Monday from Defense Secretary James Mattis.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 06:04 AM PDT

Egypt Archaeologists Discover Tombs Dating Back 2,000 Years

Egypt Archaeologists Discover Tombs Dating Back 2,000 Years

Egypt's antiquities ministry says that archaeologists have discovered three tombs dating back more than 2,000 years, from the Ptolemaic Period. The discovery was made in the Nile Valley province of Minya south...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 05:07 AM PDT

Defense Secretary Uses Disparaging Term to Praise Sailors

Defense Secretary Uses Disparaging Term to Praise Sailors

Defense Secretary James Mattis praised Navy sailors for their service earlier this month and used an obscenity to make his point, NBC News reported. Speaking at Naval Base Kitsap in Washington state, Mattis...

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Baltimore Hauls Away 4 Confederate Monuments Overnight

Baltimore Hauls Away 4 Confederate Monuments Overnight

Several Confederate monuments were removed in Baltimore, Maryland, overnight, as the violence at a rally held by those opposed to the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, moves leaders...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 04:20 AM PDT

Fact Check: Trump Charlottesville News Conference in Context

Fact Check: Trump Charlottesville News Conference in Context

President Donald Trump held a contentious press conference in which he answered critics who said he waited too long to condemn the white nationalists who staged a protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 03:55 AM PDT

Racial Politics Haunt GOP as Trump Goes 'Rogue': Analysis

Racial Politics Haunt GOP as Trump Goes 'Rogue': Analysis

The statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, was the focus of an emotional debate in the state's Republican primary election weeks before it became a flashpoint in the nation's struggle over...

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