Trump lashes out ahead of House vote to condemn his racist tweets

The president questioned why Congress was not rebuking comments made by four minority lawmakers instead of him.

President’s rhetoric met with fading resistance from Republicans, corporate leaders

A few GOP lawmakers called the president’s tweet racist, but most stayed quiet or tried to soften their admonishment by mixing it with criticism of the women he attacked.

Pelosi knocks White House debt limit plan, putting pressure on late-stage budget talks

Lawmakers and the Trump administration are trying to broker a deal with just days left before Congress plans to leave for the summer.
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin stands near the U.S. flag on the moon July 20, 1969. (NASA/Reuters)
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin stands near the U.S. flag on the moon July 20, 1969. (NASA/Reuters)

50 years after Apollo, conspiracy theorists are still howling at the ‘moon hoax’

Evidence that the Apollo 11 lunar landing was real is exactly what a conspiracist would expect NASA to manufacture. So the theory that it was faked never dies.

Justice Dept. will not bring charges against police in Eric Garner’s death

The death of Garner in 2014 helped coin a rallying cry for those concerned about law enforcement’s treatment of minorities.
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Pyongyang warned that planned military exercises involving U.S. and South Korean forces would jeopardize proposed disarmament talks with Washington.
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Representatives from companies including Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple will testify for the first time in House lawmakers’ broad probe into whether the tech industry has grown too powerful.
The show has teased Hannah Brown’s quote for weeks — and it arrived as she eliminated one contestant for trying to shame her for other relationships.
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One of America’s top climate scientists is an evangelical Christian. She’s on a mission to persuade skeptics.

Faith in God is central to Katharine Hayhoe’s life. But when it comes to fighting climate change, “the answer is up to us.”
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