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  • Britain concerned at reports Hong Kong consulate worker held in China
    Britain said on Tuesday it was extremely concerned by reports that a staff member at the consulate in its former colony of Hong Kong had been detained in mainland China. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Hong Kong leader sees ‘way out’ of chaos through dialogue
    Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore calm and that talks with non-violent protesters would provide "a way out" for the Chinese-ruled city. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Murray positive despite first-round loss to Sandgren in Winston-Salem
    Andy Murray is still searching for his first singles win since hip surgery after losing 7-6 7-5 to Tennys Sandgren in the Winston-Salem Open first round. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • ‘No disrespect & good PR’: Netanyahu explains wife’s blunder at Ukraine welcome ceremony (VIDEO)
    The wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has landed in hot water in Ukraine after she threw a piece of bread – part of a welcoming ceremony – on the tarmac, forcing the Israeli leader to apologize for the blunder. The centuries-old Slavic tradition of greeting honored guests with bread ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • ‘No disrespect & good PR’: Netanyahu explains wife’s blunder at Ukraine welcome ceremony (VIDEO)
    The wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has landed in hot water in Ukraine after she threw a piece of bread – part of a welcoming ceremony – on the tarmac, forcing the Israeli leader to apologize for the blunder. The centuries-old Slavic tradition of greeting honored guests with bread ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Hong Kong: British consulate staffer ‘detained at China border’
    The FCO says it is seeking further information from Chinese authorities. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • US says airstrike in Somalia kills al-Shabaab fighter
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Zakir Naik banned from making public speeches in Malaysia
    Zakir Naik banned from making public speeches in Malaysia ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • ‘I love watching natural talent Archer – but Australia will still win the Ashes’
    In his latest BBC Sport column, Glenn McGrath discusses Jofra Archer's impact on this series, and how Australia have to deal with his pace. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Usain Bolt’s 200m world record 10 years on – ‘You’ve got to be kidding me!’
    A look back as Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt breaks the 200m world record at the World Athletics Championships in Berlin on 20 August 2009. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Elton John blasts relentless character assassination of Harry and Meghan
    Elton John and Ellen DeGeneres spoke out on Monday in support of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, calling them a down-to-earth and hardworking couple who were being unfairly attacked by the media. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Europa League final defeat transformed Arsenal’s transfer strategy – Kroenke
    Arsenal director Josh Kroenke speaks to BBC Sport about the club's summer transfers, fan pressure and future ambition. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Italy Vote, ISIS, Notre-Dame: Your Tuesday Briefing
    Here’s what you need to know. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Trump urges restraint on Kashmir in call with India and Pakistan
    US President Donald Trump said Kashmir was a "tough situation" and that he had "good conversations" with the prime ministers of India and Pakistan. He urged them to work towards reducing tensions. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam offers talks but shuns protesters’ demands
    City's chief executive still refuses to say extradition bill is withdrawn, stays silent on call for independent probe. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Indian spacecraft carrying moon rover successfully enters lunar orbit – space agency
    India has successfully placed its rover-carrying spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 into lunar orbit, clearing one of the final hurdles for the Vikram lander’s historic touchdown on the unexplored southern pole of the Moon. Because of the great risks associated with the feat, the highly sophisticated maneuvering required some great engineering skills and ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Tamil Nadu: Three Rameswaram fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy
    Tamil Nadu: Three Rameswaram fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Newark residents forced to face the summer heat to pick up drinkable water
    Many facing hardships and mobility issues, residents in Newark, New Jersey, affected by that city's water contamination crisis faced hot summer sun to pick up drinkable water. Brian Williams shares the latest.Read more ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Epstein’s death in ‘American gulag’ will fuel conspiracies for years – lawyer
    The death of millionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein behind bars should trigger "system-wide self-reflection" on how prisoners are treated, Epstein's lawyer tells RT – and it will trigger conspiracy theories for years to come. 'Institutionally ill-equipped American gulag' Metropolitan Correctional Center "is sort of like an American gulag for people ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Chinese missiles threaten American bases on its doorstep
    Chinese missiles threaten American bases on its doorstep ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Elizabeth Warren apologizes for heritage claims to Native American voters
    While Trump shows no signs of stopping his use of a slur to attack Elizabeth Warren, the 2020 contender is apologizing to Native American voters for her past heritage claims. Stephanie Murray and Victoria McGrane discuss.Read more ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Brexit: UK to end EU freedom of movement rules in no-deal scenario
    The British government said if it were to leave the EU without a deal on October 31, freedom of movement rules with the EU would immediately end. Critics have blasted the move as "reckless." ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Italian PM Conte faces ouster as Salvini flexes political muscle
    Far-right interior minister hopes to trigger elections elections by forcing Prime Minister Conte to resign on Tuesday. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Eugene Robinson: Trump is ‘raving like a lunatic and everyone just shrugs’
    Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson argues that the president is melting down 'again.' We discuss the president's erratic behavior and the conflicting messages coming out of the administration with Bill Kristol.Read more ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Burkina Faso troops killed in ‘major terrorist attack’: army
    More than a dozen soldiers killed, several reported missing after a group of fighters launch attack in Soum province. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Johnson tells EU backstop is ‘anti-democratic’
    The plan to avoid a hard border in Northern Ireland is "unviable", the PM says in a letter to the EU. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Indonesia’s Jokowi urges calm after violent West Papua protests
    President's security minister says protests had been contained and pledges fair probe into what triggered the unrest. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • General accused of war crimes appointed as Lanka’s Army chief
    General accused of war crimes appointed as Lanka's Army chief ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • School disciplines students who sang Nazi song and gave Nazi salute during awards banquet — but won’t say how
    It's the latest anti-Semitic action by students amid a rise in hate crimes. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Trump vows not to build giant tower in Greenland… once he buys it?
    US President apparently hasn’t given up on buying Greenland, promising the island’s residents they won’t end up with a giant gleaming Trump Tower in their backyard… and posting a photo of exactly that. Trump tweeted a magnificently garish rendering of Trump Tower Greenland on Monday afternoon, promising the reluctant Danes ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Foreign Agents and Terrorists: How China Is Framing Hong Kong’s Protests
    For more than two months, antigovernment protests have gripped Hong Kong, with anger rising over China’s growing influence. Here are tactics the Chinese government is using to frame the narrative. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Facebook tells Trump ads can’t appeal to ‘strong women LIKE YOU,’ caving in to ex-Clinton staffer
    US President Donald Trump is breaking the law – Facebook law, that is. His campaign’s crime? Assuming the gender of potential voters in ads, which now have to be removed from the social media platform. The alarm over Trump’s campaign ads was sounded by ThinkProgress founder Judd Legum, who claimed ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Jeffrey Epstein ‘signed will two days before death’
    The estate of the former financier was worth $577m (£475m) when he killed himself, reports say. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Twitter accuses China of anti-Hong Kong protest campaign
    China sowed political discord and undermined the protest movement in Hong Kong on Twitter, the company has said. The social media platform notified Facebook, where a state-backed disinformation operation was also found. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • ISIS Is Regaining Strength in Iraq and Syria
    Five months after its territorial defeat, the Islamic State is conducting guerrilla attacks as defense officials acknowledge that the terrorist group is here to stay. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • The people policing the internet’s most horrific content
    Website content moderators have to see some very disturbing material. How do they cope? ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Why we lie about being retired
    When we retire we often pretend that we're still working according to one Harvard academic. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • The International 2019: What does it take to become a gaming millionaire?
    Gaming is a near billion-dollar industry, but what kind of pressures do young e-sports stars face? ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Twitter bans ‘state media’ from advertising… and guess who decides how they are defined
    As mainstream media outlets accused Twitter of allowing a Chinese news agency to advertise its reporting on the Hong Kong protests, the platform announced it would ban all “state-controlled” media advertising within a month. “Going forward, we will not accept advertising from state-controlled news media entities,” Twitter announced on Monday ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • The Family: ‘Raised in a doomsday cult, I entered the real world at 15’
    Ben Shenton was raised in a cult that thought the world would soon end. It didn't - but one day his world abruptly changed. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • ‘Weak management’ – pundits criticise Man Utd penalty strategy after draw at Wolves
    Pundits criticise Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's selection of two penalty-takers after Paul Pogba misses from the spot for Manchester United against Wolves. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • US tells Greece any help to Iranian tanker may be ‘terrorism support’
    The US State Department has informed the Greek government of its ‘strong position’ regarding foreign states providing any assistance to Iranian oil tanker that was recently released by Gibraltar despite all Washington’s pressure. Any attempts to assist the vessel, which was renamed from ‘Grace 1’ to ‘Adrian Darya 1’ and ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Ugandan acid attack survivors speak out
    Two women share their stories of surviving and then recovering from acid attacks in Uganda. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Twitter ‘adopts’ a Berkshire grandad following viral video
    82-year-old Keith melted millions of hearts when a video of him painting his granddaughter's nails went viral. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • The town that banned Muslims from buying property
    A Lebanese town has banned Muslims from buying and renting property, forcing this family from their home. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • By air and sea, a desperate search to find a local firefighter, friend missing off Florida coast
    Two firefighters planned for a quick fishing trip, but they never returned. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Richard Williams, Oscar-winning animator behind ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit,’ dies at 86
    He spent about 30 years working on “The Thief and the Cobbler” but lost control of the film after it went over budget and fell behind schedule. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • ‘Sowing discord’ again? Twitter wades into Hong Kong protests with hunt for ‘Chinese bots’
    In another high-profile purge, Twitter has announced the deletion of nearly 1,000 accounts from its platform, citing fears that “Chinese bots” are “sowing discord” in Hong Kong after months of heated protests there. After coming under fire recently for its alleged role in protests in China, Twitter has taken steps to ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Resorting to violence legal: Ex-Pak envoys, after Islamabad fails to get global support on Kashmir
    Resorting to violence legal: Ex-Pak envoys, after Islamabad fails to get global support on Kashmir ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Ilhan Omar: Go to Israel, see ‘cruel reality of the occupation’
    Denouncing Netanyahu's decision to deny them entry, Omar, Tlaib urge politicians to visit Israel and occupied West Bank. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Planned Parenthood, Eric Garner, ISIS: Your Monday Evening Briefing
    Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Hong Kong, Thailand, George Orwell: Your Tuesday Briefing
    China accused of information war. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • ‘Red flag’ laws may play role in preventing mass shootings, study finds
    California researchers identify 21 cases where an order to stop gun possession was sought after threats. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Opinion: Donald Trump’s ice-cold Greenland calculus
    In offering to buy Greenland, US President Donald Trump is trying once again to disrupt the postwar Western order. What he is mainly interested in is geopolitical influence in the Arctic, writes DW's Oliver Sallet. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Two members of far-right Proud Boys convicted in 2018 fight with antifascists
    Maxwell Hare and John Kinsman were found guilty of attempted gang assault, three charges of attempted assault and rioting. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Wolves 1-1 Man Utd: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer explains why Paul Pogba took penalty
    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer explains why Paul Pogba took Manchester United's penalty, rather than Marcus Rashford, as they drew 1-1 at Wolves - with Rui Patricio saving Pogba's spot-kick. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Migration in focus on 30th anniversary of Pan-European Picnic
    Thirty years after the Pan-European Picnic, leaders of Hungary and Germany are divided over how to treat asylum seekers. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • ‘I wanted to go a different way’ – GB number two Evans splits with coach over ‘differences’
    Dan Evans says his surprise decision to split with coach David Felgate was because the pair started to see "a few things differently". ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Palestinian Authority Bans Activities by Gay Rights Group
    The Palestinian group, Al Qaws, vowed to continue its work. A police spokesman said its activities violated the “ideals and values of Palestinian society.” ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • NYPD officer fired for death of Eric Garner after ‘implausible & self-serving’ account
    The New York Police Department has fired the officer responsible for the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man killed during arrest over the “selling of loose cigarettes,” after the officer’s account of events was questioned. A disciplinary hearing has recommended that NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo – accused of ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Sri Lankan general accused of war abuses appointed army chief
    Shavendra Silva has denied allegations, but rights groups see his appointment as undermining reconciliation efforts. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Son, brother of outgoing Guatemalan president cleared of fraud
    The corruption case has battered outgoing President Jimmy Morales's popularity. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Despite US calling for bilateral solution, Pak once again urges Trump to mediate on Kashmir
    Despite US calling for bilateral solution, Pak once again urges Trump to mediate on Kashmir ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Pogba misses penalty as Man Utd draw at Wolves
    Paul Pogba has a penalty saved as Manchester United are held to a draw at Wolves with Ruben Neves scoring a stunning equaliser for the hosts. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Notre-Dame Construction Resumes in Paris, but Worries About Lead Remain
    Officials had shut down the work site over concerns about lead contamination. While stricter decontamination measures are now in place, concerns over safety persist. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • El Salvador: Rape victim acquitted of killing her baby
    A 21-year-old Salvadoran woman accused of killing her stillborn child has been cleared of her aggravated homicide conviction in a retrial. The case was closely watched by rights groups. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Canada election: Charities warned against climate change ads
    Canada's elections watchdog warned that saying climate change is real could be illegal. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Planned Parenthood abandons Title X funds over Trump ‘gag rule’
    The organisation says it won't be 'bullied into withholding abortion information from patients'. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Salvador Court Acquits Woman Charged With Homicide After Stillbirth
    The decision was hailed as a victory by women’s rights groups, who say a strict abortion ban has led to overzealous prosecution of low-income women who lose their babies. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Does the Trump-Netanyahu special relationship serve or harm US?
    The close ties between the US president and the Israeli prime minister are creating controversy. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • The U.S. is already transforming Greenland, and it’s imperiling Americans here at home
    The U.S. doesn't own Greenland (yet), but it already holds the key to our long-term fate. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Iceland Mourns Loss of a Glacier by Posting a Warning About Climate Change
    Higher global temperatures are threatening glaciers, which cover 11 percent of Iceland and are prominent tourist attractions. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Prince Andrew, ‘Appalled’ by Epstein Scandal, Denies Any Role
    The denial followed the publication of a video from 2010 showing the prince waving goodbye to a young woman at the mansion of Jeffrey Epstein. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Salvadoran Court Acquits Woman Charged With Homicide After Stillbirth
    The decision was hailed as a victory by women’s rights groups, who say a strict abortion ban has led to overzealous prosecution of low-income women who lose their babies. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Macron tells Putin truce in Syria’s Idlib must be respected
    French president hosts Russian counterpart for wide-ranging talks, including about Syria and Ukraine. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Massive Google outage reported across US
    A mass malfunction of Google services has been reported across the entire US and beyond, with people unable to login to their Gmail accounts or use search. First reports of outage came around 14:09 EST (18:09 GMT) as users complained about inability to access Google Drive and Gmail. An absolute ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Long overdue or divisive & futile? NYT’s 1619 Project on slavery in America splits readers
    A new initiative from the New York Times examining the history of slavery in the US has been met with applause and criticism online. Some say the project is “long overdue” while others accuse the paper of “rewriting” history. The 1619 Project was conceived as a way to observe the ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Corbyn Calls Johnson ‘Britain’s Trump,’ as Campaign Gets Underway
    No date has been set for a general election as yet, but analysts expect one soon. The question is, will it be before or after Brexit? ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Macron lectures Putin on ‘right to protest’ amid own crackdown on Yellow Vests
    Emmanuel Macron took the opportunity to tell Russia’s Vladimir Putin that a “true democracy” should treat protesters with respect. In France, anti-Macron protesters have been met with police batons for the past 40 weekends. The two leaders met ahead of the G7 summit, which Russia will not be part of, ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Cops and robbers in a dead-end gun fight
    Horrified householders in South Carolina find their quiet cul-de-sac turned into the O.K. Corral. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Macron, Putin optimistic on Ukraine, clash on Syria
    The French and Russian leaders have said the change of power in Ukraine has boosted chances of peace in its east. But they were less in agreement over Syria — and how to deal with protests. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Salvadoran rape victim jailed for stillbirth not guilty of murder
    Evelyn Hernandez, who was previously given 30 years for suspected abortion, found not guilty of homicide in retrial. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Russia says ‘foreign meddling’ to blame for protests
    Moscow says it will investigate alleged interference for inspiring anti-Putin demonstrations over upcoming local elections. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Workers return to Notre Dame after toxic lead scare
    Officials had closed the site after finding high levels of lead in the church. Environmental, health and labor groups have accused the government of downplaying the risk of lead contamination for locals and tourists. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • ‘You need to back the f*** up’: CM Punk in altercation with fan while on MMA commentary duty
    Former WWE world champion turned UFC fighter CM Punk came close to throwing down with an overly-aggressive fan while providing commentary at Cage Fury Fighting Championships 77 in New Jersey recently. Punk, whose real name is Phil Brooks, was providing color commentary to the event being broadcast live on UFC ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • US test-fires cruise missile after INF treaty pullout
    The US Pentagon says it has tested a ground-launched cruise missile just weeks after exiting the INF treaty. The missile would have been banned under the bilateral agreement with Russia. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • US prisons chief removed after Epstein suicide
    US Attorney General William Barr shakes up prisons bureau after the suicide of Jeffrey Epstein inside a federal jail. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • After Epstein’s death, attorney general replaces leader at Bureau of Prisons
    The job will be taken over by Kathleen Hawk Sawyer, who led the federal prison system from 1992 to 2003. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Palestinian president fires advisers, orders return of bonuses
    Moves believed to be part of efforts to cut costs and recuperate funds after Israel stopped delivering tax revenues. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • El Salvador: Evelyn Hernández cleared over baby’s death
    Evelyn Hernández's murder retrial has shocked El Salvador and galvanised women's rights groups. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Gina Lopez, Who Led Crackdown on Mines in the Philippines, Dies at 65
    Ms. Lopez was forced from her job as environment secretary after she halted the operations of many of the country’s mining companies. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • ‘Hong Kong mob’ — How mainland Chinese see the democracy movement
    For weeks now, hundreds of thousands of people have demonstrated in Hong Kong against the increasing influence of the Beijing government over their region. People in mainland China, however, have little sympathy. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Hoping to hold productive talks on strengthening India-B’desh ties: Jaishankar
    Hoping to hold productive talks on strengthening India-B'desh ties: Jaishankar ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Ex-Pak Foreign Secy Janjua meets Qureshi, discusses Kashmir issue
    Ex-Pak Foreign Secy Janjua meets Qureshi, discusses Kashmir issue ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • ‘We got our passports back!’ Twitter erupts as Farage poses with new ‘EU-free’ UK passport
    Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has revealed he’s received his new UK passport, without the words “European Union” on the front cover, prompting responses from a deluge of both passionate Brexiteers and irate EU remainers. Farage posted a picture of himself on social media on Monday, proudly holding aloft his ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Cerebras reveals world’s ‘largest computer chip’ for AI tasks
    The chip, which is larger than an iPad, is designed for complex artificial intelligence systems. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Christina, a Dutch Princess Who Married a Commoner, Dies at 72
    She was the youngest daughter of Queen Juliana and a sister of Queen Beatrix; in her late 20s, she married a preschool teacher who worked in Harlem. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Charity says refugees stranded off Italy should be flown to Spain
    On standoff's 18th day, Open Arms calls Spanish offer to allow ship disembark at port 1,000km away 'incomprehensible'. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • After INF treaty exit, US tests ground-launched cruise missile
    The test would have been prohibited by the INF treaty, had the United States had not left it earlier this month. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Gina Lopez, Philippine anti-mining advocate, dies aged 65
    Former Philippine Environment Minister Gina Lopez briefly closed down many of the country's mines. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Newark residents forced to face the summer heat to pick up drinkable water
    Many facing hardships and mobility issues, residents in Newark, New Jersey, affected by that city's water contamination crisis faced hot summer sun to pick up drinkable water. Brian Williams shares the latest.Read more ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Elizabeth Warren apologizes for heritage claims to Native American voters
    While Trump shows no signs of stopping his use of a slur to attack Elizabeth Warren, the 2020 contender is apologizing to Native American voters for her past heritage claims. Stephanie Murray and Victoria McGrane discuss.Read more ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Eugene Robinson: Trump is ‘raving like a lunatic and everyone just shrugs’
    Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson argues that the president is melting down 'again.' We discuss the president's erratic behavior and the conflicting messages coming out of the administration with Bill Kristol.Read more ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • President Obama’s high school basketball jersey nets $120,000 at auction
    President Barack Obama's game-worn high school basketball jersey went up for auction in Dallas over the weekend. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Jill Biden tells voters to pick husband: ‘Your candidate may be better’ on some policies, but ‘we have to beat Trump’
    Jill Biden, the wife of former Vice President Joe Biden, on Monday urged voters to put aside policy preferences and instead think about the fact that her husband has the most viable shot to beat President Trump."I ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Jill Biden emphasizes electability in 2020 race: ‘You’ve got to look at who’s going to win this election’
    Former second lady Jill Biden made the case for her husband to be the Democratic presidential nominee Monday with a blunt assessment for how to beat President Donald Trump: "Electability." ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Pence talks tough to China over Hong Kong protests as trade war continues
    Vice President Mike Pence said Monday that chances of a trade deal with China would diminish if Hong Kong's laws are violated, also criticizing the country's human rights violations as antithetical to American ideals. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Trump again appears to back away from gun background checks
    Advisers warned the president that there is little support for significant action on gun control among Republican voters — and even among some Democrats. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Bret Baier calls out Trump for lashing out at Fox News polls: ‘Fox has not changed’
    Fox News host Bret Baier on Monday called out President Trump over his continued criticism of the network's polling, rejecting the claim that the results indicated that something had "changed" at the network.The co ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • New Hampshire’s white liberals grapple with reparations
    After Trump’s election, many began to think about racial justice more seriously. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Booker wants a ‘baby bond’ for every U.S. child. Would it work?
    Child trust funds have never been fully tested in the way the presidential hopeful envisions, after an experiment in the United Kingdom was cut short a decade ago. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Omar says US should reconsider aid to Israel
    Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) said Monday that U.S. aid to Israel should be tied to its treatment of Palestinians, questioning whether the funds should continue after the country blocked her and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) f ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19