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Malaysian police said VX nerve agent — classified as a weapon of mass destruction — was found on Kim Jong Nam's body. South Korea says North Korea ordered the hit.
Feb. 24, 2017
Press secretary Sean Spicer comments on Thursday came as a poll indicated a majority of Americans support legalizing marijuana.
Feb. 23, 2017
Gloucester County, Va., is embroiled in a battle over transgender restrooms. The case of one of its high school students is slated to be argued before the Supreme Court next month.
Feb. 23, 2017
One of the world's biggest stars pulls out from one of the world's largest festivals — on doctor's orders.
Feb. 23, 2017
Sergei Shoigu praised Russia's military prowess in Syria, noting that of 162 weapons tested, 10 performed below expectations. Human rights groups say Russia's campaign has come at a horrific cost.
Feb. 23, 2017
Pence, whose brand of conservatism is more traditionally suited for the annual confab than President Trump's, is speaking Thursday evening.
Feb. 23, 2017
In dropping the Obama-era order to phase out private prisons, Sessions writes that a return to earlier methods allows the flexibility "to meet the future needs of the federal correctional system."
Feb. 23, 2017
On Thursday morning, law enforcement cleared out the Oceti Sakowin camp in North Dakota, ending a months-long protest against the completion of the nearby Dakota Access Pipeline.
Feb. 23, 2017
He's got "the best resume in the world for the job," according to the "Obama 2017" campaign. They even have a slogan: "Oui on peut!" (That's French for "Yes we can"). Some 27,000 people are on board.
Feb. 23, 2017
Gabrielle Giffords responded to a Texas Republican who said he was not holding public meetings because groups from "more violent strains of the leftist ideology" were threatening public safety.
Feb. 23, 2017
As the war against ISIS enters a tough new phase, a visit with Lt. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, the senior American commander in Iraq, shows his coalition troops deeply involved in the fight.
Feb. 23, 2017
Just as we rank hurricanes and earthquakes, officials have developed a five-phase scale to rank food crises.
Feb. 23, 2017
The proposed rule change would forego actually throwing four pitches. Instead, the bench would simply signal to the umpire that they want to intentionally walk the batter.
Feb. 23, 2017
Talks between Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security chief John Kelly with their Mexican counterparts were intended to smooth out growing tensions between the two countries.
Feb. 23, 2017
President Trump is promising to crack down on crime. But police crackdowns have already been tried in cities such as New Orleans, which is now enduring a resurgence in homicide.
Feb. 23, 2017
Just days after the Department of Homeland Security detailed how it will implement President Trump's policies, Mexican officials warned Thursday they would not accept "measures imposed unilaterally."
Feb. 23, 2017
The court ruled that a Fayetteville, Ark., law protecting LGBT people violated a state law barring cities from protecting people from discrimination who are not already covered at the state level.
Feb. 23, 2017
Lawyers fighting over the scope of civil rights law for transgender people are urging the Supreme Court to bring some clarity to the issues.
Feb. 23, 2017
What this means for the Supreme Court, and for students in school right now.
Feb. 23, 2017
Sure they might be chubby — to put it charitably — but they're still tigers. And when Chinese zookeepers mobilized a drone to get them some exercise, the big cats had little trouble bringing it down.
Feb. 23, 2017

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