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Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory diesGregory broke racial barriers in the ‘60s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health
  • Obituary
  • 7 hours, 59 minutes ago
Politics

Trump to skip Kennedy Center arts awards

Trump to skip Kennedy Center arts awardsThe decision came a day after the entire membership of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities resigned
  • Politics
  • 12 hours, 53 minutes ago
Nation

Duke University removes statue of Confederate general

Duke University removes statue of Confederate generalDurham is a focal point in the debate over Confederate statues after protesters tore down a bronze Confederate soldier
  • Nation
  • 13 hours, 17 minutes ago
World

Spain investigates missing imam, mysterious explosion

Spain investigates missing imam, mysterious explosionA missing imam and a house that exploded days ago became the focus Saturday of the investigation into an extremist cell
  • World
  • 14 hours, 25 minutes ago
Nation

Suspect in killings of 2 Fla. officers arrested at bar

Suspect in killings of 2 Fla. officers arrested at barA police officer died from his injuries Saturday, a day after his colleague was killed when a suspect fired at them during a scuffle
  • Nation
  • 14 hours, 31 minutes ago
Politics

Trump dumps Bannon, who returns to conservative website

Trump dumps Bannon, who returns to conservative websiteBannon served as a link to the so-called “alt-right” movement attuned to the attitudes and opinions of Trump’s base
  • Politics
  • 15 hours, 8 minutes ago
Nation

Icahn steps down as unofficial Trump adviser

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn steps down as unofficial Trump adviserIcahn said in a letter that he is stepping down to prevent “partisan bickering” about his unofficial role
  • Nation
  • 15 hours, 10 minutes ago
Nation

Thousands march in Boston a week after Charlottesville

Thousands march in Boston a week after CharlottesvilleThousands march in Boston a week after Charlottesville
  • Nation
  • 18 hours, 28 minutes ago
Nation

2 suspects in stabbing death brought to Chicago

2 suspects in stabbing death brought to ChicagoThe men are accused of killing Trenton James Cornell-Duranleau, a Michigan native who had been living in Chicago
  • Nation
  • 20 hours, 11 minutes ago
Nation

New life for Medicaid after GOP’s health care debacle

New life for Medicaid after GOP’s health care debacleAlthough Medicaid still serves low-income people, middle-class workers are more likely to know someone who’s covered.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Politics

Nation’s math geniuses tackle gerrymandering

Nation’s math geniuses tackle gerrymanderingWorkshops address practice of crafting districts in way that favors voters from a certain political party or demographic
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Nation

President unable to soothe Charlottesville victim’s mom

President unable to soothe Charlottesville victim’s momTrump has struggled to unite and soothe Americans at the time of tragedy
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Politics

Trump aides struggle for new strategy for Afghan war

Trump aides struggle for new strategy for Afghan warStepping up the fight in a way that advances peace prospects may be difficult
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Nation

Trump’s evangelical advisers sticking with him

Trump’s evangelical advisers sticking with himOnly one of Trump’s evangelical advisers has quit the role, while other presidential boards saw multiple defections.
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  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Nation

Family: Calif. man celebrating marriage killed in Spain

Family: California man celebrating marriage killed in SpainJared Tucker and his new bride had just sent joyful pictures from their first trip to Europe
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
World

Spanish plan for carnage started with botched explosion

Spanish plan for carnage started with botched explosionThe back-to-back vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort had been planned for a long time by an IS cell
  • World
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Nation

Fake news! A look at what didn’t happen this week

Fake news! A look at what didn’t happen this weekNone of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. Here are the facts:
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Nation

Charlottesville mayor calls for swift removal of statue

Charlottesville mayor calls for swift removal of Robert E. Lee statueCharlottesville’s plans to remove the statue are in the midst of a legal challenge
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  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
World

Details of ‘Deadpool 2’ stuntwoman’s death released

Details of ‘Deadpool 2’ stuntwoman’s death releasedBritish Columbia’s workplace safety agency has released the first official account of a “Deadpool 2” stuntwoman’s death
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  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Nation

Trump considers Arpaio pardon

Trump considers Arpaio pardonArizonia’s rallying cry of no one is above the law has become muted as Trump considers a pardon for Joe Arpaio
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Politics

Lawmaker may lose seat over Trump assassination remark

Lawmaker who made Trump assassination remark may face ousterA Missouri lawmaker who temporarily posted a Facebook comment hoping for Trump’s assassination could be removed
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Nation

Police investigating home explosion in Nebraska
Authorities have launched an investigation into a natural gas explosion that seriously injured two people

Police investigating home explosion in NebraskaAuthorities have launched an investigation into a natural gas explosion that seriously injured two people
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Nation

Citing Trump remarks, most of his arts council quits

Citing Trump remarks, most of president’s arts council quitsAnother presidential advisory committee appears to be breaking up
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Nation

Trump approves plan to create independent cyber command
The announcement Friday means U.S. Cyber Command may eventually be split off from the intelligence-focused NSA

Trump approves plan to create independent cyber commandThe announcement Friday means U.S. Cyber Command may eventually be split off from the intelligence-focused NSA
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  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Nation

Officials: State Dept suffers worldwide email outage
U.S. officials say the State Department has suffered a worldwide email outage affecting its entire unclassified system

Officials: State Dept suffers worldwide email outageU.S. officials say the State Department has suffered a worldwide email outage affecting its entire unclassified system
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Nation

Tillerson says bigotry is un-American

Tillerson condemns hate speech, says bigotry is un-AmericanSecretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday called racism “evil”
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
World

Barcelona’s victims: A snapshot of the world

Barcelona’s victims: A snapshot of the worldThe dead and injured in Barcelona were a snapshot of the world — people from three dozen nations, including the U.S.
  • World
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
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