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Trump Stages 11 Rallies Heading Into Midterms

Trump Stages 11 Rallies Heading Into Midterms

U.S. President Donald Trump is embarking on an eight-state campaign swing over the next six days, staging 11 political rallies in a last-minute effort to boost Republican chances in next Tuesday's
UN Chief Names Veteran Norwegian Diplomat as His New Syria Envoy

UN Chief Names Veteran Norwegian Diplomat as His New Syria Envoy

U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres announced Wednesday that Norwegian veteran diplomat Geir Pedersen will be his new special envoy for Syria.Pedersen was widely rumored to be the top choice for
Trump: Caravans with 'Thugs and Gang Members' Using Violence on Trek to US

Trump: Caravans with 'Thugs and Gang Members' Using Violence on Trek to US

President Donald Trump claimed Central American migrant caravans slowly moving toward the U.S. include "very tough fighters" who "fought back hard and viciously" against Mexican soldiers at the
Why Is It So Hard to Text 911?

Why Is It So Hard to Text 911?

People can livestream their every move on Facebook and chatter endlessly in group chats. But in most parts of the U.S., they still can't reach 911 by texting — an especially important service during
Federal Judges Order Ohio to Allow Purged Voters Back In

Federal Judges Order Ohio to Allow Purged Voters Back In

Federal judges on Wednesday ordered Ohio to allow voters who had been purged for not voting over a six-year period to participate in this year's election.A divided 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
Sources: US Senate Panel Probes Former Trump Aide Bannon

Sources: US Senate Panel Probes Former Trump Aide Bannon

The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee is pursuing a wide-ranging investigation into former White House adviser Steve Bannon's activities during the 2016 presidential campaign, three sources familiar
Funerals Held for 3 More Pittsburgh Shooting Victims

Funerals Held for 3 More Pittsburgh Shooting Victims

Three more funerals were held Wednesday in Pittsburgh as the city continued to mourn the deaths of 11 Jewish worshippers gunned down in last weekend's mass shooting at a synagogue.Hundreds of friends
Oprah Jumps Into Contentious Georgia Race, Endorses Democrat Abrams

Oprah Jumps Into Contentious Georgia Race, Endorses Democrat Abrams

Oprah Winfrey plans to lend her star power to Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams' quest to become the United States' first black woman governor at a couple of appearances in the state on Thursday.After a
Many Who Live in Border Communities Say Extra Troops Unnecessary

Many Who Live in Border Communities Say Extra Troops Unnecessary

By the end of the week, thousands of soldiers will be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border in anticipation of caravans of migrants from Central America heading northward. The military presence is
Official: US Watching for Foreign Election Attacks

Official: US Watching for Foreign Election Attacks

The U.S. government is monitoring for possible foreign interference in Tuesday’s congressional elections and is prepared to sanction any company or individual involved in such activity, a senior
Pompeo: US Trying to Persuade China to Act ‘Like Normal Nation’

Pompeo: US Trying to Persuade China to Act ‘Like Normal Nation’

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday the United States was engaged in a “multipronged effort ... to convince China to behave like a normal nation on commerce” and respect international
NRA Cuts Election Spending as Gun-Limit Groups Rise

NRA Cuts Election Spending as Gun-Limit Groups Rise

The National Rifle Association, long seen as a kingmaker in Republican politics, is taking a lower profile in this year’s high-stakes midterm campaign, a sign of the shifting dynamics of the gun
Trump Airs Grievances, Immigrant Fears as Campaign Blitz Begins

Trump Airs Grievances, Immigrant Fears as Campaign Blitz Begins

President Donald Trump on Wednesday kicked off his final campaign rally blitz before the midterm elections by accusing the media of sowing division and stoking fears about illegal immigration.Trump’s
Japan Returns to Work at Disputed Site for US Base

Japan Returns to Work at Disputed Site for US Base

Japan’s central government resumed work at a disputed U.S. military base relocation site on Okinawa Thursday even though residents see the project as an undemocratic imposition on the small southern
White House Adviser: More US Tariffs on China Goods Not 'Set in Stone'

White House Adviser: More US Tariffs on China Goods Not 'Set in Stone'

U.S. President Donald Trump has not "set in stone" any decisions on escalating tariffs on Chinese goods and may withdraw some duties if there are promising policy discussions with China, White House
Cambodian-American Newcomer Challenges Veteran California Representative

Cambodian-American Newcomer Challenges Veteran California Representative

In a sprawling California congressional district that includes some of the nation’s richest farmland and part of one of its poorest cities, a first-time candidate, a Cambodian-American woman, is
Some Parents Don't Understand The Flu Shot

Some Parents Don't Understand The Flu Shot

Most people associate the flu with coldlike symptoms. They don't realize the flu can lead to life-threatening complications. Last year was a particularly bad flu season in the Northern Hemisphere:
Many Parents Misinformed About the Flu Shot

Many Parents Misinformed About the Flu Shot

The 2017 flu season was particularly bad in the Northern Hemisphere. Nearly 80,000 people died in the U.S., including 180 children. Already this year, the virus has claimed the life of a child in

Human Rights Watch Report on North Korea Sexual Violence

In an 86 page report released Thursday, Human Rights Watch says its three year study found that abuse against women is so common, “it has come to be accepted as part of ordinary life,” in North Korea.
Democrats Embrace Expanded Government Health Care in US Election

Democrats Embrace Expanded Government Health Care in US Election

Democratic campaign promises of Medicare for All are resonating with some American voters who cite the rising cost of health care as a top issue in the upcoming U.S. midterm elections. That's despite