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Amid Charged Atmosphere at Amherst, Jeff Sessions Calls New! 2019-04-25 01:14:45Amherst College Republicans invited Mr. Sessions to speak on Wednesday night. The event drew protests from students and faculty members at Amherst, as

A Respite From Record Losses, but Tropical Forests New! 2019-04-25 00:01:05Satellite data suggest 2018 wasn't as bad as the previous two years for tropical deforestation, but the overall trend of losing trees continues.

Mueller Report Reveals Trump’s Fixation on Targeting Hillary New! 2019-04-24 23:30:54The president repeatedly sought to have Attorney General Jeff Sessions reopen the investigation into Mrs. Clinton’s use of a private email serve

She Was Loyal to Chris Christie. Now She New! 2019-04-24 23:20:46Bridget Anne Kelly was sentenced to 13 months for her role in the scandal that involved closing lanes to the George Washington Bridge as political pay

Trump Vows Stonewall of ‘All’ House Subpoenas New! 2019-04-24 22:21:06The president dismissed oversight investigations by House Democrats as partisan and illegitimate, signaling a new phase of confrontation.

Strong Support Here Helped Trump Win Pennsylvania in New! 2019-04-24 21:59:22President Trump promised to be the champion of the “forgotten American.” To some Republicans in Altoona, that promise is unfulfilled.

She the People Forum Puts Spotlight on Race New! 2019-04-24 20:20:13Eight Democratic presidential candidates took questions on racial, gender and economic justice, addressing a crucial constituency in the primary.

In Push for 2020 Election Security, Top Official New! 2019-04-24 19:48:41As homeland security secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen became increasingly worried about Russian attempts to influence the 2020 election. But she couldn&rsq

Trump Declares Commitment to Ending Opioid Crisis ‘Once New! 2019-04-24 19:13:15Many leading authorities on the opioid crisis have been critical of the government’s response, starting with the Obama administration, but say t

Divided on Impeaching Trump, Democrats Wrestle With Duty New! 2019-04-24 19:09:24House Democrats are agonizing between their responsibilities to hold a president to account and the political implications for doing so.

News Analysis: Victor or Victim? Trump’s Changing Response New! 2019-04-24 17:44:35While he once welcomed the report as “total exoneration,” the president in recent days has assailed it as a “total ‘hit job&rs

Europe Isn’t Feeling Much Pain From Trump Tariffs, 2019-04-24 13:58:38A study by the European Central Bank says tariffs on steel and aluminum have caused only modest economic damage, but have rattled business confidence.

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When it comes to Mueller report, the wait 2019-04-11 18:05:08Attorney General William Barr is expected to turn over the redacted report to Congress soon. But the fight over the full report could take years.

Is our political divide, at heart, really all 2019-04-11 18:05:08Abortion is one of the most potent wedge issues in politics. As activists contemplate the possible end of Roe, the debate may grow more contentious.

Breakfast with Larry Kudlow, including a little loving 2019-04-11 18:05:08Trump’s top economic adviser mixes it up with reporters on China trade, the U.S.-Mexico border, and the president’s reported comment to Fe

Pete Buttigieg tried to revive South Bend by 2019-04-11 18:05:08A Midwestern mayor’s bold move to address blight gets mixed reviews. Pete Buttigieg is still trying to make it right – while running for p

Activists ask Democratic candidates: What about justice reform? 2019-04-11 18:05:08Five years after the Black Lives Matter movement was launched, activists struggle to focus national attention on criminal justice amid such issues as

Biden firestorm may say more about media than 2019-04-11 18:05:08Media feeding frenzies today are both bigger and smaller – elevating all kinds of offenses into full-blown controversies before quickly moving o

Larry Kudlow, Trump economic adviser, comes around on 2019-04-11 18:05:08Mr. Kudlow also weighed in on the president’s plan to close the border and his intention to nominate Stephen Moore to the Federal Reserve. 

Why capitalism in America now needs its defenders 2019-04-11 18:05:08Capitalism or socialism? At a Monitor Breakfast Wednesday, Larry Kudlow defended capitalism as the best path to prosperity for all.

Nadler wants the full Mueller report. What happens 2019-04-11 18:05:08If the executive branch resists, enforcing subpoenas becomes a matter for the courts – where it can drag on for years. 

Hoping for change, Chicago elects Lightfoot as first 2019-04-11 18:05:08On a historic night in Chicago, the nation’s third-largest city elected Lori Lightfoot as mayor. Ms. Lightfoot – who won all 50 wards &nda

‘Anybody who’s ever been around Joe Biden has 2019-04-11 18:05:08To some women, Joe Biden’s approach seems “handsy,” while others just see a “people person.” The difference in style may

Cut defense to fund a border wall? How 2019-04-11 18:05:08Border security vs. national security? How a North Carolina military town weighs proposed cuts to local defense spending to fund a U.S.-Mexico border

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The European Union threatens to resort to the 2019-04-20 09:15:29The European Union informed the United States government that it will resort to the World Trade Organization (WTO) if the US tightens its economic blo

Hamas prepares for the overthrow of Mahmud Abbas 2019-04-20 09:15:29A senior Palestinian Authority official said that Hamas is preparing to overthrow Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in order to seize control of the

United States and France jointly responsible for famine 2019-04-20 09:15:29A French military intelligence note dated September 2018 shows that Saudi Arabia is making extensive use of French armaments in its war against Yemen,

Statement of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs 2019-04-20 09:15:29We condemn French President Emmanuel Macron's reception of a delegation of the so-called “Syrian Democratic Forces” (SDF) which is domina

Washington officials secretly evaluate the use of military 2019-04-20 09:15:29The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a think tank linked to US transnational oil and weapons interests, held a secret round tabl

"Arab NATO" project on very shaky ground 2019-04-20 09:15:29Just as the United States is about to reveal its self-denominated "Deal of the Century" plan for the Middle East, Egypt has announced - on April 14,

Will the West allow the construction of railroads 2019-04-20 09:15:29While the United States and their allies have deliberately created famine conditions in North Korea, then in Sudan, in Tunisia, and now in Yemen, they

The Belgrade Peace Conference 2019-04-20 09:15:29“Stop confrontation, start dialogue!” Successful Belgrade Conference “Never forget – peace and prosperity instead of wars and

Can democracy be reduced to computers? 2019-04-20 09:15:29Direct democracy is no computer game. Launch of the federal popular initiative “For a secure and trustworthy democracy (e-voting moratorium)&rdq

The strategy of controlled chaos, by Manlio Dinucci 2019-04-20 09:15:29Like a steamroller, the United States and NATO are extending to the world the Rumsfeld/Cebrowski strategy for the destruction of the state structures

Three countries support plan for free movement of 2019-04-16 18:05:29Iran, Iraq and Syria confirmed on April 14, 2019 their intention to launch a regional railway project to link the Iranian port of Khorramshahr, in the

According to Kurdistan24, DAESH (ISIS) used chlorine gas 2019-04-16 18:05:29An Iraqi court sentenced to death the Belgian citizen Bilal Abdoul-Aziz al-Marshouhi (aka "Abou Fadhil al-Belgiqi") for his membership of the Islami

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Kirsten Gillibrand says it's on big Democratic donors 2019-04-24 14:56:13Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., stood by her decision to call for former Sen. Al Franken's, D-Minn., resignation, telling "The View" on Wednesday

Trio of Democratic Senators Introduce Environmental Justice Caucus 2019-04-24 14:56:02Three Democratic senators revealed on Earth Day that they are launching the Environmental Justice Caucus in the Senate to raise awareness and address

UK diplomat swipes at French ambassador over dig 2019-04-24 14:55:40UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt fired back at a claim by the outgoing French ambassador to the U.S. that Britain’s influence in Washington

Oklahoma governor signs law banning bans on plastic 2019-04-24 14:55:24Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) has reportedly signed a law banning bans and fines on plastic bags."I want to make sure I make it easy for industry to

Amnesty International, lawmakers denounce Saudi executions: 'Appalling' 2019-04-24 14:54:59Amnesty International and several Democratic lawmakers shartply condemned Saudi Arabia's execution of dozens of dissidents this week, which included

Audio: Michael Cohen Denies Some Crimes He Pleaded 2019-04-24 14:54:44In audio obtained by the Wall Street Journal, President Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen denied responsibility for some of the crimes h

Trump's Fed pick Moore draws fire from Democrats; 2019-04-24 14:50:04Stephen Moore, the economic commentator that U.S. President Donald Trump has said he will nominate to the Federal Reserve Board, is drawing new fire f

Trump camp calls Sanders’ support of voting rights 2019-04-24 14:50:01President Trump’s re-election campaign on Wendnesday took aim at Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders over his comments about voting

Nadler suggested fining Trump officials who refuse subpoenas: 2019-04-24 14:49:57House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) earlier this month reportedly suggested fining Trump administration officials who do not co

Rep. Mark Green blasts Dems' 'massive leveraging' of 2019-04-24 14:49:41Amid the fallout of Robert Mueller's investigation, Congressman Mark Green, R - TN, has called the subsequent investigations by Democrats a "massive

Israeli minister condemns Sanders' remarks on 'racist' Netanyahu 2019-04-23 15:19:29An Israeli cabinet minister condemned U.S. Democratic Party presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Tuesday for describing Prime Minister Benjamin Neta

Ex-CBS executive: Network 'has a white problem across 2019-04-23 15:19:25A former CBS executive on Tuesday ripped the network for what she called a lack of diversity, saying the company has a "white problem across the