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Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 10:31 PM EDT

As Trump CEO Panels Disband and Crumble, He Ends Both

As Trump CEO Panels Disband and Crumble, He Ends Both

With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly abolished two of his White House business councils Wednesday — the latest fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 07:17 PM EDT

Republican Leaders Dance Around Trump Remarks

Republican Leaders Dance Around Trump Remarks

One after another, the nation's most powerful Republicans responded to President Donald Trump's extraordinary remarks about white supremacists. Yet few mentioned the president. The Senate's top Republican,...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 04:26 PM EDT

Arkansas Can Block Planned Parenthood Money: Federal Court

Arkansas Can Block Planned Parenthood Money: Federal Court

A federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday that Arkansas can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, two years after the state ended its contract with the group over videos secretly recorded by an...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 03:28 PM EDT

Rising Tensions With North Korea Bring Back Nuclear Fears

Rising Tensions With North Korea Bring Back Nuclear Fears

After the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, the era of nuclear nightmares — of the atomic arms race, of backyard bomb shelters, of schoolchildren diving under desks to practice their survival skills in the...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 11:47 AM EDT

Del. Legislation Tackles Opioid Addiction Problem

Del. Legislation Tackles Opioid Addiction Problem

Gov. John Carney is signing legislation forming a new state panel to help tackle Delaware's opioid addiction problem.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 02:40 PM EDT

On a Chaotic Day in DC, Trump Goes After Amazon, Again

On a Chaotic Day in DC, Trump Goes After Amazon, Again

President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on e-commerce giant Amazon, saying Wednesday that the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers." Trump, in a tweet, said that "towns, cities and...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 12:48 PM EDT

Despite Appeal, No Halt to Jersey Shore Beach Dune Project

Despite Appeal, No Halt to Jersey Shore Beach Dune Project

A federal appeals court has refused to halt a beach replenishment project in New Jersey that led to ponds of bacteria-laden water after a storm.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 09:28 AM EDT

N. Korea Cools Down War Rhetoric With US

N. Korea Cools Down War Rhetoric With US

North Korea is changing tack in the war of words with the United States, adopting a plan to pull back and observe after a stern warning on Monday from Defense Secretary James Mattis.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 04:17 PM EDT

US Demands Big NAFTA Changes, Setting Stage for Tough Talks

US Demands Big NAFTA Changes, Setting Stage for Tough Talks

The United States won't settle for cosmetic changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, the top U.S. trade negotiator said, as negotiations to rework terms of the pact began. President Donald Trump has...

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 at 09:04 AM EDT

Egypt Archaeologists Discover Tombs Dating Back 2,000 Years

Egypt Archaeologists Discover Tombs Dating Back 2,000 Years

Egypt's antiquities ministry says that archaeologists have discovered three tombs dating back more than 2,000 years, from the Ptolemaic Period. The discovery was made in the Nile Valley province of Minya south...

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