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Friday, December 8, 2017 2:04 PM
In Israel, even the left backs Trump on Jerusalem
Jerusalem has a special status in Israeli life and politics, and with few exceptions, parties from across the political spectrum agreed that it was ti...
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Friday, December 8, 2017 10:07 AM
As Democratic rage builds, Kyrsten Sinema tries a different approach. Will Arizona voters buy it?
Many Democrats have given up on compromise and centrism, but Kyrsten Sinema — a three-term member of the House from Arizona, a bisexual, secular triat...
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Thursday, December 7, 2017 10:19 PM
Congress tax conference to tackle individual mandate, corporate tax cut
The House and Senate must now form a committee to work out the differences between their tax bills. President Trump calls the committee a “mixer” and ...
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Thursday, December 7, 2017 8:32 PM
In one day, U.S. has off-again, on-again Olympic Games plans
Apart from the 1980 boycott, American participation in recent Olympic Games has never really been in doubt. But over the last 24 hours, the Trump admi...
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Thursday, December 7, 2017 7:36 PM
White House slams 'ridiculous' Trump health questions
Press secretary Sarah Sanders called questions about President Trump slurring his words in a speech Wednesday “ridiculous” and said he will have a che...
POLITICS - Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:53 PM
Al Franken announces intention to resign from Senate over sexual misconduct allegations
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., announced his plans to resign following a series of allegations from women accusing him of sexual harassment and misconduct....
POLITICS - Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:15 PM
Bernie Sanders thinks Trump should consider resigning over sexual misconduct
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders thinks that President Trump should think about resigning over the sexual assault allegations against him.
POLITICS - Thursday, December 7, 2017 10:00 AM
Will tax cuts spur the American economy? Maybe with a time machine.
The GOP tax bill's main failing is that it's based on a played-out theory, aimed at the problems of an age when the economy looked completel...
POLITICS - Wednesday, December 6, 2017 11:00 PM
A partisan split on harassment charges: Dems resign, GOPers deny
The growing chorus of Democratic lawmakers calling on Sen. Al Franken to step down Wednesday opened up a dramatic partisan divide in how the two major...
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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 7:39 PM
‘Pizzagate’ troll claims another victim as culture war rages on
The decision by MSNBC this week to cut loose a contributor over a bad-faith misinterpretation of an eight-year-old tweet represents a new escalation o...
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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 4:50 PM
More than 25 Democratic senators call for Al Franken to resign
Seven Democratic women in the Senate tweeted that Sen. Al Franken should quit over sexual misconduct allegations, and they were quickly joined by many...
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Tuesday, December 5, 2017 10:55 PM
Trump's top aides, including one he fired, praise his loyalty
Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, authors of the just-published campaign memoir “Let Trump Be Trump,” describe the president’s loyalty in glowing te...
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Tuesday, December 5, 2017 10:33 PM
White House: Trump 'doesn't necessarily' agree with Moore about barring Muslims from Congress
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said President Trump doesn't necessarily back all of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore's controve...
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Tuesday, December 5, 2017 9:33 PM
Five things to watch in Trump's Jerusalem speech
President Trump is planning to announce around midday on Wednesday that he is formally recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and directing the Sta...
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Tuesday, December 5, 2017 9:05 PM
Divided by symbols, Americans see a 'serious threat' across the aisle
The nation’s divisions are growing dangerously deep and wide. Yet, “When you turn from symbols to policy, there’s less polarization,” says Robert Jone...
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Tuesday, December 5, 2017 5:50 PM
Japanese defense in the age of North Korean missile successes
The Japanese Self-Defense Forces and the U.S. military have a ballistic missile defense system in place in case that would respond if North Korea were...
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Tuesday, December 5, 2017 4:06 PM
Hillary Rodham Clinton to LGBT synagogue: 'Resistance is high on the need list right now'
Hillary Clinton speaks of "a bold spiritual community of resistance and love" at an event at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah (CBST) in New Y...
POLITICS - Tuesday, December 5, 2017 3:58 PM
'Leave my baby out of this': CNN's Poppy Harlow responds to Roy Moore spokeswoman over abortion stance
Janet Porter, spokeswoman for embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, appeared on CNN’s “New Day” on Tuesday, telling Poppy Harlow, who is pregn...
POLITICS - Tuesday, December 5, 2017 10:00 AM
Confronting a nuclear North Korea: Lessons from China
A scene-setter for current tensions with North Korea? Yes, but also a fair description of events in 1964, when the People’s Republic of China, ruled b...
POLITICS - Monday, December 4, 2017 11:08 PM
Ending refugee program for Central American youth may drive them to smugglers
The Trump administration’s crackdown on immigration across the southern U.S. border may drive a new wave of youngsters from Central America to attempt...
POLITICS - Monday, December 4, 2017 8:29 PM
'They've threatened your hearts': Trump shrinks two national monuments in Utah
President Trump signed two presidential proclamations dramatically scaling back the sizes of two national monuments in Utah — outraging environmentali...
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Monday, December 4, 2017 5:58 PM
Supreme Court wedding cake case asks whether baking is protected speech
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Monday, December 4, 2017 5:03 PM
Amid North Korea fears, Pence tours U.S. intelligence agencies
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Monday, December 4, 2017 3:02 PM
Ex-Justice Department officials defend FBI after Trump says bureau is 'in tatters'
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Monday, December 4, 2017 12:40 PM
Trump endorses Roy Moore: 'We need his vote'
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Monday, December 4, 2017 11:57 AM
Twelve miles from Damascus, rebel holdout faces humanitarian 'catastrophe'
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Sunday, December 3, 2017 6:53 PM
Feinstein: 'We are beginning to see' an obstruction of justice case against Trump
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Sunday, December 3, 2017 4:26 PM
Trump fumes about Comey, Clinton and the FBI after Flynn guilty plea
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Saturday, December 2, 2017 5:43 PM
The evangelical professor who turned against 'reparative therapy' for gays
POLITICS - Friday, December 1, 2017 9:58 PM
Flynn says he is cooperating with Mueller probe
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn confirmed Friday that he is cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller, after pleading guilty to l...
POLITICS - Friday, December 1, 2017 4:11 PM
Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to the FBI and plans to 'cooperate' with Russia probe
President Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, pleaded guilty to a charge of making false statements to the FBI.
POLITICS - Friday, December 1, 2017 3:30 PM
Full text: Charge against Michael Flynn
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POLITICS - Friday, December 1, 2017 2:34 PM
'Think before you tweet': Obama warns of new tech pitfalls on India visit
Former President Barack Obama discussed the perils of social media, his hope for the United States and his partnerships with Indian’s most recent prim...
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Friday, December 1, 2017 10:00 AM
Taking on 'foreign fighters': How the West tracks — and targets — jihadis fleeing the collapse of ISIS
Tens of thousands of young Islamic men and women from around the world flocked to join the ISIS army in Iraq and Syria. With the collapse of their des...
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Thursday, November 30, 2017 9:44 PM
Trump likely to put off Israel embassy move — again
Six months after he grudgingly postponed moving the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, President Trump seems on track to do so again.
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Thursday, November 30, 2017 8:11 PM
Nobody can call Trump a 'kook' around Lindsey Graham, who called Trump a kook
The South Carolina senator is blasting the press for calling Donald Trump the same thing he once called him.
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Thursday, November 30, 2017 4:34 PM
Pelosi: 'Conyers should resign'
Four days after she was panned for calling Rep. John Conyers an “icon” in the wake of sexual harassment allegations against him, House Minority Leader...
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Thursday, November 30, 2017 2:35 PM
Trump calls the New York Times 'a virtual lobbyist' against GOP tax bill
President Trump lashed out at the New York Times on Thursday after the newspaper’s editorial board published the telephone numbers of Republican senat...
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Thursday, November 30, 2017 10:00 AM
The martyrdom of the Mooch doesn't help the left
Activist students at Tufts targeted Anthony Scaramucci and made him a martyr. That’s a problem for universities, and the left.
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Wednesday, November 29, 2017 9:52 PM
U.S. demands countries end ties with North Korea's 'sick puppy' Kim
“Little Rocket Man … he is a sick puppy,” Trump said in the middle of a speech focused on the Republican tax-cut plan in Congress.
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Wednesday, November 29, 2017 8:29 PM
Trump video retweets could be playing with fire
The president drew widespread condemnation for sharing with his Twitter followers incendiary videos from the right-wing British anti-Muslim party Brit...
POLITICS - Wednesday, November 29, 2017 5:12 PM
Accuser's open letter to Roy Moore: 'Where does your immorality end?'
Leigh Corfman, the first woman to accuse Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexually assaulting her when she was a minor, publishes an o...
POLITICS - Wednesday, November 29, 2017 12:22 PM
NBC fires Matt Lauer for 'inappropriate sexual behavior'
The journalist, who had been with the “Today” show since 1994, was terminated after a review by the network of a detailed complaint from a colleague. ...
POLITICS - Wednesday, November 29, 2017 10:00 AM
Japan's atomic dilemma: Pacifism and the threat of North Korea
Japan committed itself to pacifism after World War II, but opinions are shifting under the new threat from North Korea. Yahoo News visited the country...
POLITICS - Tuesday, November 28, 2017 10:15 PM
Republicans move tax bill, putting objections on hold
Two Republican critics of the Senate’s tax reform legislation voted to advance the bill out of committee and send it to the Senate floor without addin...
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Tuesday, November 28, 2017 9:45 PM
Trump says 'we will handle' North Korea after launch
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Tuesday, November 28, 2017 8:53 PM
D.C. Archdiocese sues Washington Metro over rejected Christmas ad
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Tuesday, November 28, 2017 4:29 PM
For Democrats in 2018, how many candidates are too many?
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Tuesday, November 28, 2017 2:53 PM
Trump insists Melania 'loves what she is doing' after Vanity Fair suggests otherwise
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Monday, November 27, 2017 10:09 PM
Iraqi archbishop pleads with Trump: ‘We need your help now’
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Monday, November 27, 2017 8:39 PM
Trump makes 'Pocahontas' joke at event honoring Native American veterans
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Monday, November 27, 2017 6:54 PM
Franken returns to work 'tremendously sorry' for pain he caused women
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Monday, November 27, 2017 4:18 PM
Trump labels himself 'your favorite President' while raging against media
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Monday, November 27, 2017 3:21 PM
McCain to Hillary Clinton: 'You've got to move on'
Speaking to Esquire magazine in a long profile published Sunday, Sen. John McCain argued that Hillary Clinton should stop rehashing the 2016 president...
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Monday, November 27, 2017 10:00 AM
The stuffed elephant in the room: Trophies, hunters and Donald Trump
President Trump, not otherwise known for love of animals, calls elephant hunting a “horror show.” He’s right.
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Sunday, November 26, 2017 8:13 PM
Franken says he's 'ashamed' by harassment allegations but 'looking forward to getting back to work'
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., said on Sunday that he is “embarrassed and ashamed” about the allegations by multiple women of sexual harassment against him...
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Sunday, November 26, 2017 6:25 PM
Pelosi defends Conyers as 'an icon' amid sexual harassment claims
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi defended Rep. John Conyers on Sunday amid accusations of sexual harassment, calling the 88-year-old Democratic co...
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Sunday, November 26, 2017 3:59 PM
Trump makes the case for voting Roy Moore — again
President Trump reiterated his tacit support for Moore in Alabama Senate race despite multiple allegations of sexual misconduct and assault against th...
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Friday, November 24, 2017 7:31 PM
Trump calls for 'Wall' and 'Ban' after Egypt attack
President Trump reacted to the Sinai Peninsula mosque attack to push two of his domestic security proposals: a travel ban on certain Muslim-majority c...
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Friday, November 24, 2017 12:53 PM
Now I Get It: Spotting social media coupon scams
The holiday shopping season is officially in full swing. While consumers are on the prowl for good deals via their smartphones and computers, scammer...
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Friday, November 24, 2017 10:00 AM
Cyberwar is our era's Cuban missile crisis. We need to de-escalate, now.
In cyberwar, the U.S. faces a threat as grave as the Cuban Missile Crisis—only we may not know who the enemy is or what will deter him. We need a trea...
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Thursday, November 23, 2017 10:00 AM
Tip for accused harassers: Your half-apology isn't working
Another thoroughly inadequate statement from [insert name of once trusted media figure here].
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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 5:40 PM
Sutherland Springs church pastor says he's struggling to deal with his grief
Frank Pomeroy, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, talked to the New York Times about dealing with his grief from the att...
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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 3:16 PM
Hillary Clinton: 'We are totally unprepared' for the rise of artificial intelligence
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said "a lot of really smart people are sounding an alarm that we’re not hearing" when it comes to ...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 9:32 PM
Trump defends Roy Moore: 'He totally denies it'
President Trump suggested on Tuesday that voters in Alabama should support the embattled Republican Senate candidate, Roy Moore, because the alternati...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 3:48 PM
CBS’s Norah O’Donnell on Charlie Rose: ‘There is no excuse for this alleged behavior’
“CBS This Morning” co-hosts Norah O’Donnell and Gayle King opened the show Tuesday by addressing allegations of sexual misconduct against their collea...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 3:43 PM
Alabama Senate race gets even stranger as Democrat quotes Ivanka in ad
A new ad for Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones quotes Republican Sen. Richard Shelby, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Ivanka Trump, saying the...
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Monday, November 20, 2017 5:46 PM
Trump says he’s declaring North Korea a terrorism sponsor
Trump said the designation would trigger “further sanctions and penalties” and that it “supports our maximum pressure campaign to isolate the murderou...
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Monday, November 20, 2017 3:48 PM
Roy Moore accuser: 'I wonder how many me's he doesn't know'
Leigh Corfman, the first woman to accuse Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual assault, elaborated on the alleged encounter on NBC’s...
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