President Trump called Pyongyang’s move “progress” and “good news” in a pair of tweets after the news broke Friday evening. Behind the scenes, however, his aides cautioned Saturday that Kim Jong Un’s statement that the North would halt testing and shutter one nuclear facility was more notable for what he left out: a direct pledge to work toward nuclear disarmament.
The outcome of a criminal investigation into the president’s longtime lawyer could determine the fate of both men, who have relied heavily on each other for years.
In the wake of the Parkland school shooting, leaders are hoping the momentum from the March for Our Lives movement will lead to a more enduring next phase: getting young people to the voting booth in November in an effort to change not just policy in Washington, but the people who set it.
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Theresa “Red” Terry is trying to stop a natural gas pipeline from coming through Virginia land granted to her husband’s family by the king of England in colonial times. For three weeks, she has endured rain, snow, hail, high winds and nighttime temperatures in the 20s. As the stalemate drags on, “I stand with Red” has become a rallying cry for opponents of the 300-mile, $3.5 billion Mountain Valley Pipeline.
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Saturday’s funeral for the wife of one president and mother of another offered the nation a deep breath, a moment of quiet reflection, a chance to savor and celebrate a family, a generation, a way of life that feels like it is increasingly slipping away.
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Like much about today’s political environment, the FBI’s problems began before President Trump was elected but have become far worse during his time in office.
The first black heavyweight champion was convicted by an all-white jury in 1913 for crossing state lines with a white woman.
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GOP incumbents once feared the voting scorecard from conservative groups and the possibility of a challenger. Now the only grade that counts comes from the president.
The meeting and a new disclosure form suggest the lobbyist's business ties to EPA were more extensive than he previously has described.
Saudi Arabia’s security forces have been on high alert because of increasingly frequent attacks coming from Yemen.
Police said Anthony Mele and Jamal Jackson did not know each other, and the motive behind what appears to be an unprovoked attack is still under investigation. Jackson, 49, has been charged with murder.
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The Pences are the seventh family to live in the 33-room house on the grounds of the U.S. Naval Observatory. Making sure their pets — including Marlon Bundo the rabbit — feel at home was a priority for Karen Pence.
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