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Honoring working dogs on National Dog Day

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 14:39
Service dog “Titan” hangs out off the floor of the Quicken Loans Arena on first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, July 18, 2016. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Judge blocks N.C.'s transgender bathroom law

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 13:40

The ruling means two students and a UNC employee can use bathrooms matching their gender identity.

Kaine channels Bill Clinton on 'Late Show'

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 09:18

Tim Kaine showed off his mean harmonica skills in a bluesy jam session with house band Jon Batiste and Stay Human.

Maine governor to lawmaker: ‘I am after you’

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 08:27

Gov. Paul Richard LePage became angry after being called a racist by Rep. Drew Gattine.

Small town 'shocked' by nuns' slaying

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 08:19

Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill, reportedly found stabbed in their home, were nurse practitioners at a clinic in Durant, Miss.

Zika screening at U.S. blood centers advised

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 07:25

The new FDA advisory means all states and territories will need to begin testing blood donations for the virus immediately.

Clinton, Trump trade bigotry accusations

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 07:16

Hillary Clinton has denounced Donald Trump as a race-baiting demagogue, and he's fighting back.

Behind university's 'trigger warning' letter

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 05:47

The University of Chicago's dean says the firestorm over a letter to freshmen was somewhat the point.

French court rules to suspend burkini ban

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 05:21

The Conseil d'Etat gave the ruling after a human rights group said the ban contravenes with civil liberties.

Obama race relations legacy seen as mixed

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 02:07

As the presidential candidates attack each other over racial politics, black leaders say Obama's record looks mixed.

Clearing mines amid the rubble of war

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 01:00

A team made up mostly of Kurdish civilians is tasked with clearing explosive devices before displaced Iraqi residents can return to their homes.

Controversial rape case judge requests change

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 20:09

Aaron Persky, criticized for a lenient sentence for a former Stanford swimmer, will no longer hear criminal matters.

Immigration hardliner's warning for Trump

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 20:00

GOP Rep. Steve King says that if the candidate is changing his position, it could prompt supporters to stay home.

Clinton assails Trump's 'stream of bigotry'

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 12:23

The Democrat says her Republican rival aligns with the party's "fringe element," known as the "alt-right."

Signs of Trump's sudden shift on immigration

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 11:25

The candidate insists he hasn't backpedaled on the issue, but the rhetoric last week differs from earlier tough talk.

Trump's data indifference hampering the GOP

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 11:23

The candidate's lack of focus on analytics is "a shame" and has weakened Republicans, laments one operative.

Trump on Clinton: 'It's Watergate all over again'

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 11:15

The GOP nominee escalates his war of words with Hillary Clinton by evoking the 1970s scandal.

Why rich donors keep giving to losing candidates

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 10:25

Victory on Election Day is decidedly secondary for super-rich backers of high-profile politicians.

How not to get dragged down by the Donald

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 10:19

The GOP Senate candidate in Nevada may be the best example of how Republicans can save themselves from Trump.

National Park Service hits the century mark

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 07:49

The federal agency is inviting the public to take part in the anniversary festivities, which include freebies.