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Kim Agrees to Dismantle Main Nuke Site if US Takes Steps Too

Kim Agrees to Dismantle Main Nuke Site if US Takes Steps Too

The leaders of North and South Korea announced a wide range of agreements Wednesday which they said were a major step toward peace on the Korean Peninsula. But the premier pledge on denuclearization contained a...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 10:15 PM EDT

US-China Trade War Could Soon Pose a Serious Economic Threat

US-China Trade War Could Soon Pose a Serious Economic Threat

Seeking better-skilled workers, Cedar Electronics decided last year to return some of its manufacturing to the United States from the Philippines, only to run smack into a worsening U.S.-China trade war. Cedar...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 05:19 PM EDT

Murphy Still Wants to Phase Out PARCC Despite Pushback

Murphy Still Wants to Phase Out PARCC Despite Pushback

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says his mind is unchanged about phasing out a controversial standardized test despite legislative concerns over dropping the exams.

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 10:14 PM EDT

Trump Rolls Back Pollution Rules for Drilling on US Lands

Trump Rolls Back Pollution Rules for Drilling on US Lands

The Trump administration rolled back an Obama-era rule meant to curb climate-changing pollution on Tuesday, easing restrictions on energy companies that allow huge volumes of natural gas to escape after drilling...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 05:48 PM EDT

Trump 'Feels Terribly' For Kavanaugh

Trump 'Feels Terribly' For Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he "feels terribly" for Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his family. The Senate is trying to schedule a hearing to hear from Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 07:23 PM EDT

Wagner Says He'd Fight Urban Poverty Where Democrats Failed

Wagner Says He'd Fight Urban Poverty Where Democrats Failed

Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner is accusing public officials, and Democrats in particular, of failing to combat urban poverty, and says he'd get his administration involved in the fight.

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 04:21 PM EDT

Philly Overhauls Lucrative Civil Forfeiture After Long Fight

Philly Overhauls Lucrative Civil Forfeiture After Long Fight

After a four-year legal battle, Philadelphia has agreed to overhaul its civil forfeiture laws limiting what law enforcement officers can seize and what proceeds from the confiscated property can fund.

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 10:40 AM EDT

Kavanaugh's Accuser Wants FBI Probe Before She Testifies

Kavanaugh's Accuser Wants FBI Probe Before She Testifies

Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate her allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before she testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing next week...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 10:29 AM EDT

Senate Delays Kavanaugh Vote for Hearing on New Allegation

Senate Delays Kavanaugh Vote for Hearing on New Allegation

The Senate Judiciary Committee has postponed a crucial vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. The delay comes after an allegation that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl while in...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 10:52 AM EDT

Former FBI Official Andrew McCabe Has Book Deal

Former FBI Official Andrew McCabe Has Book Deal

Just months after the publication of James Comey's "A Higher Loyalty," another former FBI official will take on President Donald Trump. Andrew McCabe, the former FBI deputy director ousted this year amid...

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