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What You Need To Know About North Korea’s Threat To Detonate An H-Bomb In The Pacific

Sep 23, 2017 |
The international community has watched in dismay as U.S. President Donald “Dotard” Trump and North Korean leader “Rocket Man” Kim Jong Un trade escalating taunts and insults. ... Read more

Trump praises nonexistent African country 'Nambia' in speech to African leaders

Sep 23, 2017 |
President Trump made a major blunder during his United Nations speech on Wednesday. ... Read more

Maria: Puerto Rico Remains Largely Without Power

Sep 23, 2017 |
In the wake of Hurricane Maria, much of Puerto Rico is unreachable by land or phone as communications systems are shattered and vast swaths of the island are flooded. ... Read more

Rescue workers race to find survivors at collapsed Mexico City school

Sep 23, 2017 |
Rescue workers search for students at the Enrique Rebsamen school after an earthquake in Mexico City. ... Read more

Trump's diplomatic dance on Iran: What's his next step?

Sep 23, 2017 |
As he considers what to do about the 2015 international agreement with Iran that he disdains, President Trump may be about to lob the ball into the international community’s court. Rather than ... Read more

Why the Supreme Court is rarely in the dock

Sep 23, 2017 |
Polls of Americans consistently show they put more trust in the Supreme Court than in the two elected branches of government (Congress and the presidency). Now a new poll may explain why the high ... Read more

How strongly is NATO ally Turkey pivoting to Russia and Iran?

Sep 23, 2017 |
Setting aside years of increasing Turkey-US hostility, President Trump’s introductory remarks for the cameras were glowing as he met Turkey’s controversial President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan one-on-one, ... Read more

The story behind DC Diaper Bank, a resource for parents

Sep 23, 2017 |
Corinne Cannon remembers well an especially challenging night when her first child, Jack, was an infant. The evening prompted Ms. Cannon to consider her own situation in the context of other mothers’ ... Read more

What Alabama's GOP Senate Frontrunner Told Me Should Scare The Daylights Out Of You

Sep 22, 2017 |
I’ve had the opportunity twice over the past several years to interview the current Alabama GOP Senate frontrunner Roy Moore at length and flesh out some of his, um, ideas. ... Read more

What is antifa – and does its rise mean the left is becoming more violent?

Sep 22, 2017 |
Concerns about possible violence are surfacing again in the Bay Area as the University of California, Berkeley, gears up for “Free Speech Week.” The four-day event, hosted by a conservative student ... Read more

Will Barcelona secede from Spain? Catalan independence is up for a vote — and Russia is stirring the pot

Sep 22, 2017 |
At issue is a wave of Catalan nationalism culminating in a referendum on secession, scheduled for Oct. 1. ... Read more

Virginia Republican Flip-Flops Almost Immediately On Opposing GOP Health Care Bill

Sep 22, 2017 |
Ed Gillespie, Republican candidate for governor of Virginia, walked back comments opposing the congressional Republican health care bill mere minutes after he made them Tuesday night. In a televised ... Read more

Presidential paranoia: Does Mueller have a mole in the White House?

Sep 22, 2017 |
President Trump has long spoken in conspiratorial terms about a range of topics. It appears this is partly responsible for fostering a culture of distrust and paranoia in the White House. ... Read more

Black Cornell Student Allegedly 'Bloodied Up' In Racially Charged Attack

Sep 22, 2017 |
Less than two weeks after someone chanted “build a wall, build a wall” near the Latino Living Center on Cornell University’s campus, a white student was arrested after allegedly assaulting a black ... Read more

Cassini captured mysterious 'glitch' on Saturn's rings before death dive

Sep 22, 2017 |
Cassini sent home one last batch of photos from Saturn before plunging to its death Friday and among them was an attempt to record a mysterious object embedded in the planet's rings, otherwise ... Read more

Letter from Mexico: Lessons in a quake zone

Sep 22, 2017 |
Back in 2013, I was in Mexico City for a work trip when the light fixtures started swaying in a ground-floor hotel restaurant. In the United States, we’re taught to find a sturdy table to crouch ... Read more

Aid to North Koreans? The idea has roots.

Sep 22, 2017 |
In a surprise move that seems at odds with Washington’s threatening stance toward North Korea, the government of South Korea announced Sept. 21 that it plans to resume humanitarian aid to its ... Read more

Is it the Kremlin’s turn to get WikiLeaked?

Sep 22, 2017 |
It’s been seven years since WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange threatened to drop an information bombshell on the Kremlin that would show Russians the inner workings of their government and business ... Read more

ISIS has planted a ticking bomb that is hard to defuse: traumatized children

Sep 22, 2017 |
In camps for internally displaced persons and in the war-torn towns and villages of western Iraq, there is one legacy of the so-called Islamic State’s brutal reign whose magnitude experts and ... Read more

Views of Hurricane Maria From the International Space Station

Sep 21, 2017 |
Video of Hurricane Maria taken Tuesday from aboard the International Space Station ... Read more