The Irish have swept aside one of the most restrictive bans in the developed world after a historically high turnout in a landslide vote that reflects Ireland’s emergence as a socially liberal country no longer obedient to Catholic dictates. “What we have seen today is a culmination of a quiet revolution that has been taking place in Ireland for the past 10 or 20 years,” Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said.
The talks between Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in came after several roller-coaster days followed by President Trump’s cancellation of the summit. A “pre-advance team” will travel to Singapore as originally scheduled to prepare, White House press secretary said.
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The president’s attacks and false claims have created diversions that have helped to reshape attitudes ahead of whatever special prosecutor Robert Mueller III’s team delivers.
Robert F. Kennedy on June 5, 1968. (Getty Images)
Robert F. Kennedy on June 5, 1968. (Getty Images)
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The third oldest of the 11 Kennedy children supports the call for a re-investigation led by Paul Schrade, who survived being shot during the assassination in the pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
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Mormon missionary Josh Holt had been accused by Venezuelan officials of stockpiling weapons in public housing and his incarceration had become a major flash point in relations between Caracas and Washington.
After seven years of war, Syrian government forces have taken full control of the area around their capital freeing up an overstretched military to move against the country’s few remaining rebel pockets. But what comes next won’t be easy.
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Greg Zanis lines up crosses he built in front of Santa Fe High School in Texas. (Getty Images)
The carpenter who makes memorial crosses. The chaplains. The therapy dogs. The hashtags. The thoughts and prayers. A frustrating search for motive. If it sounds familiar, it’s because it is.
Female Democratic newcomers capitalize on resistance to President Trump and the outrage of the #MeToo movement to chalk up wins across the country.
“A homeowner should not be required to be in business with someone they think is doing something that is immoral,” Rep. Dana Rohrbacher (R-Calif.) told the Orange County Register. After the remarks, he lost the endorsement of a 1.3 million-member Realtors group.
Cronkite’s report remains controversial because it’s at the center of a seemingly endless debate about news coverage of the war, and whether the media exposed an unfolding debacle or undermined the American cause.
The creators of “Sesame Street” are suing over a new movie trailer that they claim suggests certain Muppets live depraved, brutal lives when offstage — snorting hard drugs through licorice straws, selling sexual favors to humans and succumbing to gun violence.
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