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Trump targeted on covers of Economist, New Yorker magazines

Two top current events magazines are taking aim at President Trump on the covers of their latest issues in reaction to his response to last weekend’s violence in Charlottesv...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Schools Trump On How To Respond To Nazis

"Let me help you write your speech a little bit."...

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James Murdoch rebukes Trump over Charlottesville response

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Oregon abortion law funds procedures for illegal immigrants

Oregon has passed the nation’s most progressive abortion bill, requiring state insurers to provide free abortions for all, including illegal immigrants...

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Justice Department to end Obama-era 'Operation Choke Point'

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James Murdoch Pledges $1 Million to Anti-Defamation League as Trump Protest

James Murdoch, the chief executive of 21st Century Fox, in April in New York...

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Text of James Murdoch’s Email Condemning Trump’s Response to Charlottesville

James Murdoch, the chief executive of 21st Century Fox, in April in New York...

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The Case Some Executives Made for Sticking With Trump

President Trump greeting the onetime General Electric chief executive Jack Welch at the White House in February...

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Several States Have Erected Laws To Protect Confederate Monuments

A maze of statutes has been designed to protect those statues...

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‘Antifa’ Grows as Left-Wing Faction Set to, Literally, Fight the Far Right

White nationalists, foreground, clashing on Saturday with counterprotesters, some of them members of the so-called antifa movement, in Charlottesville, Va...

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As Executives Retreated, Lone Voices Offered Support for Trump

President Trump greeting the onetime General Electric chief executive Jack Welch at the White House in February...

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Defiant, Trump Laments Assault on Culture and Revives a Bogus Pershing Story

President Trump at Trump Tower in New York this week...

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Fact Check: Study Pershing, Trump Said. But the Story Doesn’t Add Up.

Gen. John J. “Black Jack” Pershing in France in 1918...

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Circling the Square of President Trump’s Relationship With Race

Kara Young, a model, and Donald J. Trump at a film screening in Manhattan in 1998. They dated for two years...

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Republicans worry tax reform could be victim of their worsening relationship with Trump

Facing a complicated issue, legislators want the president to focus and set aside feuds...

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13 killed, 100 wounded in Barcelona van attack

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Trump embraces culture war with call to preserve Confederate statues

The remarks angered Democrats and alarmed many Republican leaders and lawmakers...

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Eight people charged for toppling Confederate statue in Durham as scores line up to confess

A long line of demonstrators stood outside the Durham sheriffs office to take responsibility for the vandalism ...

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Parents confront Maryland school leaders after sex abuse allegations

Some parents from a school in Charles County called for Superintendent Kimberly A. Hill to resign during a tense meeting with officials after a former staffer was charged with...

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Bannon’s Dovish Side Emerges as He Contradicts Trump on North Korea

Stephen K. Bannon, right, at the White House in April...

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Democratic senator seeks scrutiny of for-profit college official who moved to Education Department

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is requesting information about Robert Eitel's actions related to two rules that affect students at for-profit colleges...

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Mattis and Tillerson move to clarify administration policy on North Korea

Military action is only contemplated in response to an attack by Pyongyang...

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Parents confront Maryland school leaders after child-sex-abuse allegations

Some parents from a suburban Maryland middle school called for the county school superintendent to resign during a tense meeting with officials after a former staffer was char...

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Trump’s Confederacy fight threatens GOP agenda in Congress

Republicans are frustrated with what they say is a leadership vacuum coming from the White House...

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President Trump’s Confederacy fight threatens GOP agenda in Congress

Republicans are frustrated with what they say is a leadership vacuum coming from the White House...

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The biggest astronomical event of a generation will hit offices everywhere on Monday

The solar eclipse at work on Monday: Time off. Strict safety warnings. Moon pie parties...

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White House aides squirm at Trump’s rhetoric but stay put

Officials said they don't expect anyone in the West Wing to resign, despite distaste for Trump's Charlottesville comments...

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Call to Remove Confederate Statues From Capitol Divides Democrats

Visitors touring National Statuary Hall at the Capitol on Thursday...

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Think what you want about Steve Bannon, but he's got a good point on China

Bannon is right to take Chinese competition with China seriously. His plans to address it, however, don't always make the most sense...

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Gore's advice for Trump: 'Resign'

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CEOs to move their White House talks underground

Still eager to work on tax reform, infrastructure and health care, business leaders will focus on Trump aides and agency officials...

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Gary Cohn stays put — for now — following Trump’s comments on Charlottesville

Chief economic adviser oversees president’s economic agenda as it nears a critical juncture...

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Former diplomats warn against merger of State Department and USAID crisis roles

A bipartisan group issued a report expressing concern about a diminished U.S. role under Trump in international humanitarianism...

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Missouri State Senator Urged To Resign Over Her 'Hope' For Trump's Assassination

"There is no way in hell that I'm resigning," the legislator responds...

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Top two officers and other sailors aboard the USS Fitzgerald to be disciplined following deadly collision at sea

Top two officers and other sailors aboard the USS Fitzgerald to be disciplined following deadly collision at sea...

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National parks put a ban on bottled water to ease pollution. Trump just sided with the lobby that fought it.

A National Park Service ban on bottled water sales to ease pollution was successfully fought by an industry lobby...

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How Julián Castro Bet on 4-Year-Olds to Transform San Antonio

The former mayor created an elite pre-K program to make his city's economy stronger...

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Red Sox Will Push To Rename Fenway Park Street Named For Racist Former Owner

The team's current leadership is "still haunted" by the racist legacy of the owner Jackie Robinson called "the most bigoted...

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After Charlottesville, Democrats in Congress focus on Confederate statues

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) called for the immediate removal of a dozen statues of Confederate figures included in the National Statuary Hall Collection...

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New charges filed against ex-House Democratic IT aide

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Charges revised against ex-Wasserman Schultz aide

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Falling apart: Trump axes infrastructure advisory council

President Trump announced Thursday he will be pulling the plug on yet another advisory council – this one, on infrastructure...

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Verizon 'Actively Investigating' Man Who Wore Company Gear At Charlottesville Rally

CEO Lowell McAdam said he is "personally involved in getting to the bottom of this.”...

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National parks banned bottled water to ease pollution. Trump just sided with the lobby that fought it.

A National Park Service ban on bottled water sales to ease pollution was successfully fought by an industry lobby...

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Cleveland Clinic, American Cancer Society Cancel Events At Trump's Mar-A-Lago

The two organizations are the latest to distance themselves from the president following backlash over his response to the Charlottesville violence...

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Parents question Md. school leaders after child-sex-abuse allegations

Town hall at Benjamin Stoddert Middle became heated as parents scolded superintendent...

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Architects of CIA interrogation program settle lawsuit brought on behalf of brutalized detainees

The terms of the settlement reached by James Mitchell and Bruce Jessen were not disclosed...

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New Yorker Is Second Magazine To Couple Trump With KKK Hood

The artist says Trump’s "weak pushback to hate groups ... compelled me to take up my pen."...

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Here Are Some Of The Confederate Monuments Protesters Have Vandalized

The statue-toppling in Durham, North Carolina, appears to have inspired a number of similar acts...

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White House hits brakes on infrastructure council

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GOP Rep. Peter King Says Trump Should Fire Steve Bannon

“To me, his time in the White House should be over."...

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Cleveland Clinic, American Cancer Society cancel plans for galas at Mar-a-Lago

The defections expose a key business vulnerability at President Trump’s Palm Beach club...

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Missouri Democratic state senator says she hopes Trump is assassinated

A Democratic state senator in Missouri is apologizing and facing resignation calls for posting on Facebook Thursday she hopes President Trump is assassinated...

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Wasserman Schultz' ex-IT aide indicted on 4 counts

Imran Awan, the former IT aide for Democratic Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, was indicted Thursday on four counts including bank fraud and making false statements...

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Americans are buying more food at Walmart

The retailer said food sales had grown to their highest level in five years, as Walmart expands its grocery business in stores and online...

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Trump administration shuts down Central American minor protection program

The Trump administration on Wednesday shut down yet another Obama-era program – this one, created to give Central American minors fleeing poverty and gang violence in their...

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13 killed, 50 wounded in Barcelona van attack

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DeVos on Charlottesville: The views of neo-Nazis and white nationalists are 'cowardly, hateful and just plain wrong'

DeVos did not mention President Trump or his remarks about Charlottesville...

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When CEOs sound more like the president than the actual president

"There are CEOs — and other Democratic and Republican leaders — who are sounding more like a traditional U.S. president than the president himself,&qu...

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Despite test gains, fewer than a third of D.C. students rated "college and career ready"

City education officials celebrate gains, but stark achievement gaps remain...

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Corker: ‘Radical changes’ needed from Trump

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Corker: Trump hasn’t shown stability or competence

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DeVos calls views of white nationalists ‘totally abhorrent’

Making no mention of President Donald Trump, the education secretary calls neo-Nazi views ‘cowardly, hateful and just plain wrong.’...

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How Do Trump’s Black Friends Feel? It’s Complicated

Kara Young, a biracial model, and Donald J. Trump at a film screening in Manhattan in 1998. The two dated for two years...

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Former diplomats warn against merger of State Department and USAID

A bipartisan group issued a report expressing concern about a diminished U.S. role under Trump in international humanitarianism...

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Sen. Corker isn't the only Republican who's increasingly questioning Trump's stability

Polling suggests that a lot of Republicans agree that Trump is not levelheaded...

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GOP Sen. Bob Corker: Trump Hasn't Demonstrated 'Stability' Or 'Competence'

The senator was an early supporter of Trump...

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I Was Hit By The Car Attack In Charlottesville

I've seen horrible violence while serving abroad, but for the first time I felt what it's like to be the target...

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Elderly couple got 'deepest wish' — to die together — in rare euthanasia case

Nic and Trees Elderhorst, both 91, died hand-in-hand in a rare double euthanasia allowed under Dutch law...

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GOP grapples with response to Trump

After President Trump's most recent rhetoric about Charlottesville inflamed even more criticism, a handful of GOP lawmakers, including Sens. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.)...

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Tampa Sports Teams Donate Money To Help Move Confederate Monument

Former Buccaneers coach Tony Dungy challenged them to chip in with his own contribution...

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Trump cites tale of Gen. Pershing's pigs' blood bullets that historians dismiss

President Trump on Thursday again cited a story about the late U.S. Army Gen. John J. Pershing dipping bullets in pigs’ blood to deter Islamic attacks that has been dismisse...

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No sign of missing Army helicopter crew as search stretches into second day

Army and Coast Guard rescue crews are searching for survivors after officials lost contact with the helicopter off Oahu Tuesday night...

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Expect the apocalypse? Shower in your clothes? Real religious traditions for the solar eclipse.

Hindu tradition calls for believers to jump in the shower with their clothes on after seeing an eclipse...

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage Says Taking Down Confederate Statues Is Like Removing 9/11 Memorial

"Whether we like it or not, this is what our history is," said the Trump-backing Republican...

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Trump Has Always Had Complicated Personal Relations With Blacks

Kara Young, a biracial model, and Donald J. Trump at a film screening in Manhattan in 1998. The two dated for two years...

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Barack Obama Offers Support For Victims Of Barcelona Attack

"Americans will always stand with our Spanish friends," he said...

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Does Bannon know what he's doing?

He sure thinks he does...

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Trump Officials May Be Privately 'Upset,' But They're Still Working For Him

Profiles in courage...

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'What's up with the Nazi flag?': A lifelong Southerner goes to battle over neighbor's display

“A Nazi flag? In my neighborhood? That’s unacceptable,” said Page Braswell, who is white, in an interview this week. “It’s abhorrent anyway, but for someone to fly t...

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Tillerson, Mattis rebuff Bannon claim of no 'military solution' for North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Thursday rebuffed White House strategist Steve Bannon’s claim to a liberal magazine that “there’s no...

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The first animals evolved during the absolute worst time on Earth

New research aims to explain how complex life emerged during a period when Earth was ravaged by ice and roasted by volcanoes...

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U.S. and Japan warn North Korea of consequences if it attacks first.

Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with their Japanese counterparts at the State Department...

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Brexit threat to London’s legal eagles

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Italy under fire for returning envoy to Egypt

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Confederate statue furor hits US Capitol, as Pelosi and others seek removal

Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic lawmakers are ramping up calls to remove Confederate statues on display in the halls of Congress, bringing the raging debate over Civil War s...

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Trump Points To 'Radical Islamic Terrorism' In Response To Barcelona Attack

He advised people to "study what General Pershing of the United States did to terrorists when caught."...

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Amazing, Inspiring Statues Are Out There, And They Don’t Honor Racists

Twitter users are sharing their favorites...

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Trump's Quick Response To Barcelona Attack Makes His Charlottesville Reactions Look Even Worse

He advises people to "study what General Pershing of the United States did to terrorists when caught."...

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Trump condemns attack in Barcelona

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Trump aides worry he hurt hopes of defeating Flake

The president gave a shout-out to Kelli Ward, who even some White House aides believe would be a weak challenger...

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Trump said he's 'sad' to see Confederate statues coming down. Descendants of Confederate leaders disagree.

Some descendants of people who led the Confederacy say they want the statues to come down...

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Corporate America has drawn its red line: Pandering to Nazis isn't worth a tax cut

Trump's response to the Charlottesville unrest was apparently a bridge too far for business leaders who for the most part sat silently as he attacked their stated...

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Cleveland Clinic cancels plans for gala at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

The leading medical center will join other charities defecting from the Palm Beach club...

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Journalist reflects on interview with Stephen Bannon

Robert Kuttner, co-editor of The American Prospect, got an unexpected interview with White House chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon on Aug. 15...

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Suit demands visitor logs for parts of White House

Public Citizen said the Secret Service rebuffed the group's initial request for the records...

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