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Hurricane Harvey Houston: Trump's Biggest Test to Come

Jeff Schlegelmilch, deputy director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University’s Earth Institute, explains. All presidents face disasters at some point in...

North Korea could be prepping for its sixth nuclear test

North Korea could be preparing its sixth nuclear weapon test, South Korea warned Monday. The National Intelligence Service in Seoul told South Korean lawmakers... North...

Trump resumes sales of military hardware to local police

The new plan takes effect immediately and fully rolls back an Obama administration executive order. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration Monday lifted a controversial ban...

Oil platforms being evacuated due to Tropical Storm Harvey

The federal agency in charge of offshore drilling says oil and gas companies operating in the Gulf of Mexico are evacuating platforms and rigs...

Trump to travel to Texas on Tuesday as feds brace for lengthy response to...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday will travel to Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey as the federal government continues a... WASHINGTON —...

'The President Speaks for Himself'

When U. S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was asked about the president’s values, he seemed to imply they are distinct from American values. In...

Trump and Arpaio: Ideological soulmates

Trump's pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio makes sense when you consider the two have been politically aligned for some years now, writes Cedric...

Eight climbers die in two separate Alps accidents

Eight mountain climbers died in two separate accidents Sunday in the Alps in Austria and Italy, officials said Sunday. Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Eight mountain...

President Trump tweets while the flooding in Houston reaches catastrophic levels

As the flooding in Houston appears dire, Trump tweeted a promo for a book and complained about Mexico and Canada While a natural disaster was...

A look at the president's pardon power and how it works

A look at the president's pardon power following Donald Trump's first pardon. President Donald Trump has exercised his pardon power for the first time, using...
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