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Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 08:12 PM PDT

Examining Pres. Trump's Remarks on Hate Groups

Examining Pres. Trump's Remarks on Hate Groups

Some are saying President Donald Trump's remarks were too little and too late. NBC Bay Area's Political Analyst Larry Gerston examines the president's words.

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 08:51 PM PDT

New Yorkers Annoyed by Security Measures for Trump Visit

New Yorkers Annoyed by Security Measures for Trump Visit

As the NYPD began shutting down streets hours before President Trump arrived in Manhattan Monday, New Yorkers couldn't hide their annoyance.

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 09:28 PM PDT

Scaramucci: If It Were Up to Me, Bannon Would Be Gone

Scaramucci: If It Were Up to Me, Bannon Would Be Gone

Short-lived White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci says if it were up to him, top adviser Steve Bannon would be gone from President Donald Trump's administration. But, he notes, "it's not up to...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 10:54 AM PDT

Confederate Monument Toppled

Confederate Monument Toppled

Protesters in Durham, N.C. toppled a Confederate monument Monday night. The statue, called "The Confederate Soldiers Monument," was dedicated in 1924. It was pulled down Monday and protesters stomped...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 04:36 PM PDT

Violence Adds Momentum to Removal of Confederate Statues

Violence Adds Momentum to Removal of Confederate Statues

Cities and states accelerated their plans to remove Confederate monuments from public property Tuesday as the violence over a Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, moved leaders across the...

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 03:11 PM PDT

As Trump Considers Arpaio Pardon, Critics Call Out President

As Trump Considers Arpaio Pardon, Critics Call Out President

President Donald Trump says he may grant a pardon to former Sheriff Joe Arpaio following his recent conviction in federal court, prompting outrage among critics who say the move would amount to an endorsement of...

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 03:03 PM PDT

Social Media Harnessed to Expose White Nationalists at Rally

Social Media Harnessed to Expose White Nationalists at Rally

One of the social media posts resembled a wanted poster or a missing-persons flyer: Photographs of men were arranged in rows, seeking their names and employers. But the Facebook post wasn't circulated by law...

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 06:52 PM PDT

Mattis: US Would 'Take Out' N. Korean Missile Aimed at US

Mattis: US Would 'Take Out' N. Korean Missile Aimed at US

The United States would "take out" any North Korean missile seen to be heading for American soil, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday. He declared that any such North Korean attack could lead to war.

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 01:59 AM PDT

Protesters Descend on Trump Tower for President's 1st Visit

Protesters Descend on Trump Tower for President's 1st Visit

Protesters have descended on Trump Tower ahead of the president's arrival there Monday for a planned two-night stay, and at least three rallies are expected outside the Fifth Avenue building amid heightened...

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 01:23 PM PDT

Trump to Reporter: 'You're Fake News'

Trump to Reporter: 'You're Fake News'

President Donald Trump responds "you're fake news" to a reporter after being asked why he did not more quickly condemm the alt-right groups protesting the removal of a confederate statue in...

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