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North Korea calls defector 'human scum'

Sat, 08/20/2016 - 02:35

Former North Korean embassy minister Thae Yong Ho was being investigated for a series of crimes, state media claim.

Manafort’s Ukraine ties being probed by FBI

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 17:39

The disclosure of the federal investigation comes on the same day Paul Manafort stepped down as Donald Trump’s campaign chairman.

Clinton ordered to answer email questions

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 13:34

A federal judge issued the order as part of a long-running public records lawsuit filed by a conservative legal advocacy group.

Clinton: 'There is no new Donald Trump'

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:11

Despite Trump’s new leadership team and a rare conciliatory, on-message speech, his opponent says that he hasn’t really changed.

5 new Zika cases found in Miami Beach

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 11:01

Florida now has 36 cases of the locally transmitted virus, which is typically spread by mosquitoes but also by sexual contact.

Amid turmoil, Trump visits Louisiana flooding

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 10:40

In the wake of Paul Manafort’s resignation, the candidate attempts to reboot his campaign with a conciliatory tone and trip to Baton Rouge.

Departing Trump chair part of corruption probe

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 09:17

Ukrainian investigators seek to question Paul Manafort, who stepped down from Donald Trump's campaign Friday.

Baton Rouge bands together post-tragedies

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 08:10

After recovering from two violent city events, the area has been devastated by floodwaters that ruined thousands of homes.

Trump campaign manager Manafort resigns

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 07:36

In the wake of a campaign shakeup and revelations about his Ukraine work, Paul Manafort has stepped down.

GOP slams Obama for Iran explanation

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 07:34

The administration is facing a storm of criticism after admitting a $400 million payment to Iran was contingent on the release of Americans.

Ryan Lochte apologizes for Rio debacle

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 06:33

The swimmer says he’s sorry “for not being more careful and candid in how I described the events of that early morning.”

Putin visits Crimea after lashing out at Kiev

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 06:26

The Russian president accused Ukraine of "terror" after an incident on the Crimea border last week.

Trump campaign manager Manafort resigns

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 06:14

In the wake of a campaign shakeup and revelations about his Ukraine work, Paul Manafort has stepped down.

Germany proposes full-face burqa ban

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 03:44

The ban would include government offices, schools and universities, courtrooms, and demonstrations.

Man who didn't commit murder to be executed

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 03:14

Jeffrey Wood didn't fire the gun that killed a Texas store clerk in 1996, but his execution is scheduled for next week.

Clinton rolls out new ad campaign

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 02:59

“Standing up for families and children has been her life’s work,” the narrator says in the 30-second spot.

Report: U.S. swimmer makes deal to leave Rio

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 01:34

Olympian Jimmy Feigen agrees to pay $11,000 to a Brazilian charity to settle the dispute over an alleged robbery.

The Last 100 Days: Obama's digital legacy

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 01:00

The Obama White House has built a sophisticated digital-messaging machine to get its message to Americans directly.

Researchers seek volunteers for Zika infection

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 23:48

Scientists are planning a study to help speed development of the much-needed Zika vaccine.

Forget Phelps. Bolt is aiming higher.

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 23:32

Usain Bolt doesn’t just want to be the greatest Olympian of all time. He wants to be a sports god.