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U.S. denies $400M sent to Iran was a ransom

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 09:58

A payment that was part of a 35-year-old settlement coincided with the release of five Americans, sparking critics' accusations.


What might happen if Trump loses to Clinton

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 09:33

The GOP candidate won't say if he'd contest the election, but a former adviser predicts massive protests.


1963 Alabama church bomber's parole denied

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 08:54

A parole board won’t free onetime Klansman Thomas Blanton Jr., convicted in 2001 of a bombing that killed four black girls.


Trump’s wild week — and it’s only half over

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 08:07

The GOP nominee has been involved in nonstop controversy that shows no sign of letting up.


Was $400 million sent to Iran a ransom?

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 06:54
A secret U.S. airlift of currency as part of a 35-year-old settlement reportedly coincided with the release of five Americans.

Trump on Khan feud: 'I don't regret anything'

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 21:04

The GOP nominee appears to be ignoring advice to let go of his dispute with the parents of a slain war hero.


In Trump U. case, Trump wins 1, loses 1

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 17:02

His pretrial bid to win the Trump University lawsuit is rejected, but so is a media request for transcripts of his testimony.


Ryan, McCain don't get Trump's endorsement

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 14:13

The high-ranking Republicans have been openly critical of the GOP presidential nominee.


Coroner: Judge sealed Sterling autopsy report

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 14:01

The judge's order prevents the release of details on Alton Sterling's death during a struggle with two white police officers.


3 more top DNC execs resign over hack

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 10:54
In the wake of the email embarrassment, Democratic National Committee CEO Amy Dacey and two others are stepping down.

Questions arise about Trump's mental health

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 09:35

Prominent writers, both liberal and conservative, are voicing concerns about the GOP candidate's sanity.


Trump rally cry: 'Get the baby out of here'

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 09:03
At first, he reassures a mom in the crowd, saying, "I love babies" and not to worry, but he pivots after another interruption.

Trump accepts Purple Heart from veteran

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 08:32

“That’s, like, big stuff. I always wanted to get the Purple Heart. This was much easier,” reflected Trump.


Obama delivers his sharpest rebuke of Trump

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 07:39

The president calls the GOP nominee "unfit" to be commander in chief.


What if Ivanka were harassed? Dad responds

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 06:51

If such a scenario ever arose at his daughter's workplace, Donald Trump hopes that she would quit the job.


Senate Republicans condemn Trump comments

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 05:23

Senator John McCain said Trump has no right "to defame those who are the best among us."


Hillary Clinton's big fundraising month

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 05:19

The Democratic nominee raises nearly $90 million for her campaign and other candidates — more than half from new donors.


GOP congressman: 'I’m voting for Mrs. Clinton'

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 05:02

Rep. Richard Hanna, R-N.Y., is the first Republican member of Congress to announce such an intention.


Female deacons in the Catholic Church?

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 05:02

Pope Francis sets up a commission to study the role of women deacons in early Christianity, a move that might lead to role changes.


'Pokémon Go' becomes a campaign weapon

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 03:20

Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are trying to draw the game's players into their folds.


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