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After shifting statements from the president about the racist violence in Virginia, a new NPR-NewsHour-Marist poll finds most Americans didn't like the way Trump handled the situation.
Aug. 16, 2017
For three days, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — an outspoken critic of anti-Semitism around the world — said nothing about the anti-Jewish chants and Nazi swastikas paraded in Charlottesville, Va.
Aug. 16, 2017
Eric Lipton of The New York Times says lobbyists now working for the government are leading a regulatory roll back that is benefiting the industries they used to represent.
Aug. 16, 2017
When leaders in Washington discuss the future of American health care, women are not always in the room. Here, eight women from around the country share their personal stories, fears and hopes.
Aug. 16, 2017
Eight executives quit President Trump's manufacturing council this week, in the wake of his controversial remarks about white supremacists and violence in Charlottesville, Va.
Aug. 16, 2017
Powerful business interests and some Republicans joined Democrats and LGBT activists in opposing an effort to pass a law restricting bathroom access for transgender people.
Aug. 16, 2017
Medical professionals take pride in their commitment to care for all patients. But that pride doesn't shield them from the difficult ones.
Aug. 16, 2017
Friends and family remembered the passion of Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer. "Carry Heather's spark," her mother told listeners and mourners. "Find a way to make a difference in the world."
Aug. 16, 2017
While ministers from Canada and Mexico praised NAFTA, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer emphasized the negative and said the deal "needs major improvement."
Aug. 16, 2017
Saying that a mob is intent on destroying President Trump, The Washington Times editorial board states, "the president himself keeps assisting the project."
Aug. 16, 2017
An American in Germany writes about the very different way that nation preserves and remembers the shameful parts of its history.
Aug. 16, 2017
In Zambia, some people were so hungry that they risked their health to eat hippo meat infected with anthrax. Researchers say it reveals how food insecurity can spread disease.
Aug. 16, 2017
Known as "Superwoman" to her 12 million online followers, Lilly Singh represents a new kind of celebrity — and that's exactly why UNICEF's made her the face of its cause.
Aug. 16, 2017
Heather Heyer was killed when the driver of a car rammed into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in the Virginia city. Two people have filed a lawsuit against the car's driver and others.
Aug. 16, 2017
The school's president said Wednesday it supports free speech. But after the violence in Charlottesville, Va., he said the white nationalist's request to speak prompted "serious concerns for safety."
Aug. 16, 2017
Hicks was one of President Trump's earliest campaign aides and has maintained an extremely low public profile. She has been serving as director of strategic communications.
Aug. 16, 2017
"No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion," the former president tweeted. He was quoting Nelson Mandela, and it struck a chord for many.
Aug. 16, 2017
Known as "Superwoman" to her 12 million online followers, Lilly Singh represents a new kind of celebrity — and that's exactly why UNICEF's made her the face of its cause.
Aug. 16, 2017
As America prepares for the eclipse on Aug. 21, here are some basic facts about the phenomenon.
Aug. 16, 2017
It's just simply factually wrong to compare Confederate generals to George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.
Aug. 16, 2017

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