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Donald Trump doesn’t talk like other presidents. Would he be a better president if he did?

Apr 30, 2017 |
When Donald Trump speaks, he sounds — unabashedly, unmistakably — like Donald Trump. But does he sound like a president? Does that even matter? ... Read more

Sanders calls Obama’s $400K Wall Street speaking fee ‘unfortunate’

Apr 30, 2017 |
Though he praised the former president, Sanders also repeated criticisms from his campaign about the influence of Wall Street over Washington. ... Read more

Pope Francis pleads for 'holy' peace during Egypt visit

Apr 30, 2017 |
Pope Francis pleaded for peace in a visit to Egypt on Friday as he attended a service in solidarity with the embattled Coptic minority at a church bombed by the Islamic State group. Last December, ... Read more

Arkansas executions: death chamber evidence sought amid torture fears

Apr 30, 2017 |
Lawyers for the four men executed by Arkansas in the past week were set on Friday to ask a federal judge to force the state to preserve evidence from its death chamber. Arkansas’ unprecedented burst ... Read more

Man arrested in machete attack at university coffee shop

Apr 30, 2017 |
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A man armed with a machete asked about the political affiliations of people at a university coffee shop Friday morning before injuring two females in central Kentucky, a witness ... Read more

‘It may be Pocahontas’: Trump attacks Warren as potential 2020 rival

Apr 29, 2017 |
President Donald Trump insulted Sen. Elizabeth Warren by calling her “Pocahontas” again during a speech at the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) annual meeting in Atlanta. ... Read more

Woman, 66, is fifth victim to die in Stockholm truck attack

Apr 29, 2017 |
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A woman in her 60s who was injured in the April 7 truck attack in Stockholm has died, Swedish authorities said Friday, raising the death toll to five. ... Read more

Tad Cummins' Wife Says She Warned Her Husband About Getting Too Close to Teen

Apr 29, 2017 |
Jill Cummins says the girl was like a daughter to her. ... Read more

U.S. says time to act on North Korea, China says not up to Beijing alone

Apr 29, 2017 |
By Michelle Nichols and Lesley Wroughton UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned on Friday that failure to curb North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs ... Read more

US foreign aid cuts: what could impact be?

Apr 29, 2017 |
When President Donald Trump’s budget director, Mick Mulvaney, presented the outlines of the new US administration’s first budget last month, he made no bones about its purpose. “This is a hard power ... Read more

Google activates company's first servers in Cuba

Apr 29, 2017 |
On Thursday, Google activated a line of caching servers in Cuba, becoming the first foreign company with the ability to provide online content in the country. The new servers will help speed up ... Read more

John Kasich raises 'taking out' top North Korean leaders

Apr 29, 2017 |
With that bold assertion, Gov. John Kasich (R) of Ohio raised a controversial argument for American action aimed at neutralizing the North Korean nuclear threat. “An ability to remove a number of the ... Read more

Diner tour: Appalachian voters talk pickles and politics

Apr 29, 2017 |
At the popular local eateries the Monitor visited, the fare ranged from smoky brisket and “frickles” (fried pickles) to fresh blueberry muffins and raspberry hot chocolate. By 7:30 a.m. Saturday ... Read more

Trump’s chaotic first 100 days — as seen through his tweets

Apr 29, 2017 |
After winning the election, Donald Trump said he wasn't sure how much he'd use Twitter as president. “I’m going to be very restrained, if I use it at all,” he said on “60 Minutes.” As he ... Read more

Trump signs spending bill to avert government shutdown — for one week

Apr 29, 2017 |
The House passed a continuing resolution, or "CR," giving Congress until next Friday to hammer out a spending deal for the rest of the fiscal year. ... Read more

Turkey arrests American and Briton entering from Syria

Apr 29, 2017 |
ISTANBUL (AP) — An American and a British man, allegedly members of the Islamic State group, were arrested in Turkey after crossing the border from Syria and handing themselves over to the ... Read more

Arkansas set to carry out final execution before drug expires

Apr 29, 2017 |
Arkansas was set to execute another inmate on Thursday, the last in a series of lethal injections that the state has squeezed into a compressed timeline, even as the daughter of one of his victims ... Read more

Korean Businesses Targeted During LA Riots

Apr 29, 2017 |
In archival NBC News footage, Diana Koricke reports on Koreans targeted during the 1992 riots, in part because of the light sentencing a South Korean store owner received after fatally shooting a ... Read more

ACLU defends Coulter after Berkeley speech cancellation

Apr 28, 2017 |
“For the future of our democracy, we must protect bigoted speech from government censorship,” stated David Cole, head of the ACLU, in Coulter's defense. ... Read more

Slain trooper's young sons in court as killer gets death

Apr 28, 2017 |
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — With his victim's two young sons in court for the first time, a gunman who shot and killed a Pennsylvania trooper was formally sentenced to death Thursday, one day after a jury ... Read more