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Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 03:35 AM EDT

Trump's New Communications Director Isn't New to His Ways

Trump's New Communications Director Isn't New to His Ways

After three people tackled the assignment with limited success, the job of keeping President Donald Trump on message has for now fallen to Hope Hicks, a young former public relations aide and political neophyte...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 01:02 AM EDT

Charlottesville Exposes New Threat for College Campuses

Charlottesville Exposes New Threat for College Campuses

On college campuses, white supremacists and other far-right extremist groups see fertile ground to spread their messages and recruit followers. But for many colleges, last weekend's deadly attack at a rally near...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 07:23 PM EDT

Bannon Plans to 'Crush the Opposition' Back at Breitbart

Bannon Plans to 'Crush the Opposition' Back at Breitbart

After his exit as Chief White House Strategist, Steve Bannon returned as the executive chairman for Breitbart News Friday, a spokesman for the site confirmed to NBC News. Confirmation from the company came...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 05:45 PM EDT

Dune Wars: Judges, Christie Approve but Residents Upset

Dune Wars: Judges, Christie Approve but Residents Upset

Republican Gov. Chris Christie's administration's plan for storm protection along the entire 127 miles of New Jersey's coast was endorsed by two courts this week, but residents of some beach towns still...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 11:08 PM EDT

Trump's Tweets Lead People to Worry

Trump's Tweets Lead People to Worry

President Donald Trump goes to Camp David today to talk about the war in Afghanistan, Asia, and the terrorist attack in Barcelona. The president's words and twitter posts this week have left some in his own...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 08:04 PM EDT

Steve Bannon Out as White House Chief Strategist

Steve Bannon Out as White House Chief Strategist

Steve Bannon has departed the White House, where he was President Donald Trump’s chief strategist. His tenure lasted seven months. White House chief of staff John Kelly and Bannon mutually agreed that...

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 02:16 PM EDT

Trump Chief Strategist Leaves WH, Returns to Breitbart

Trump Chief Strategist Leaves WH, Returns to Breitbart

Steve Bannon, senior strategist to President Donald Trump, is leaving the administration, agreeing with Trump's chief of staff that Friday would be his last day in the role, the White House announced. Bannon...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 05:17 PM EDT

Most of President's Arts Council, Special Advisor Icahn Quit

Most of President's Arts Council, Special Advisor Icahn Quit

President Donald Trump faced more fallout Friday over his response to the violence in Charlottesville with virtually all of the members of a presidential committee on the arts announced their resignations, in a...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 10:51 PM EDT

Trump Approves Plan to Create Independent Cyber Command

Trump Approves Plan to Create Independent Cyber Command

President Donald Trump has approved a long-delayed Pentagon plan to create an independent and more aggressive cyber command in order to beef up cyberwar operations against the Islamic State group and other...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 08:21 AM EDT

Ex-UDel Coaches Claim Age, Sexual Orientation Led to Firings

Ex-UDel Coaches Claim Age, Sexual Orientation Led to Firings

Two former volleyball coaches are suing the University of Delaware, claiming they were fired based on their age, sexual orientation and marital status.

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