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Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 10:10 AM EDT

North Korea Threatens to Shut Down Summit With US

North Korea Threatens to Shut Down Summit With US

North Korea is threatening to walk away from next month's highly anticipated historic summit with the United States, saying it has no interest in giving up nuclear weapons without getting something in return....

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 02:43 PM EDT

WH Doubles Down on Trump's 'Animals' Remark at Roundtable

WH Doubles Down on Trump's 'Animals' Remark at Roundtable

President Donald Trump railed against immigration policies adopted by so-called sanctuary cities at a White House roundtable Wednesday, bemoaning a California law that restricts local and state cooperation with...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 10:16 AM EDT

US Has Daunting To-Do List to Prepare for N. Korea Summit

US Has Daunting To-Do List to Prepare for N. Korea Summit

Who sits where? What's on the agenda? Will they eat together? What's the security plan? President Donald Trump and his team have a daunting to-do list to work through as they prepare for next month's expected...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 07:29 AM EDT

The Year of Mueller: 12 Months in, Here's What We've Learned

The Year of Mueller: 12 Months in, Here's What We've Learned

It was one year ago Thursday when Robert Mueller, the former FBI director, was appointed as special counsel to take over the Justice Department's investigation into possible coordination between Russia and...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 01:55 AM EDT

WH Elimination of Cybersecurity Czar Is Troubling: Experts

WH Elimination of Cybersecurity Czar Is Troubling: Experts

Despite a plethora of cyber threats, the White House decided to eliminate the role of cybersecurity czar from the National Security Council Tuesday, alarming many experts, NBC News reported. While the...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 05:51 PM EDT

Trump Plays Down Prospect of Successful US-China Trade Talks

Trump Plays Down Prospect of Successful US-China Trade Talks

President Donald Trump on Thursday cast doubt on the prospect of successful trade talks with China, saying the Asian economic powerhouse has become "very spoiled" because it usually gets its way with the...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 05:53 PM EDT

Trump Tells NK's Kim to Denuclearize or Risk Overthrow

Trump Tells NK's Kim to Denuclearize or Risk Overthrow

President Donald Trump laid out a stark choice for North Korea's Kim Jong Un ahead of their planned summit next month: Abandon nuclear weapons and be rewarded with "protections," or risk being overthrown and...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 11:19 PM EDT

Mueller Won't Indict Trump Because of DOJ Rules: Giuliani

Mueller Won't Indict Trump Because of DOJ Rules: Giuliani

Special counsel Robert Mueller has told President Donald Trump's legal team that he won't indict a sitting president, according to Rudy Giuliani, one of Trump's lawyers. "They (the special counsel) acknowledge...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 07:03 PM EDT

In Veiled Shot at Trump, Tillerson Warns Democracy at Risk

In Veiled Shot at Trump, Tillerson Warns Democracy at Risk

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took a veiled shot at President Donald Trump on Wednesday, warning that a growing national crisis of ethics and integrity has put American democracy at risk. In...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 03:13 PM EDT

Teachers Demand Higher Pay at N.C. Rally

Teachers Demand Higher Pay at N.C. Rally

Thousands of teachers marched in Raleigh, North Carolina, and called for a pay raise and increased education funding.

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