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South Korean President Meets President Trump To Discuss North Korea

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:46

President Trump and his South Korean counterpart met in Washington, D.C., to discuss North Korea. Trump is supposed to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in June, but the North Koreans recently cast doubt on that happening.

WATCH: When Noble Lynxes Square Off, The Call Of The Wild Gets A Bit ... Whiny

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:40

The lynx is the very paragon of majesty and grace — until it opens its mouth. A couple in Canada filmed some lynxes locked in a rousing argument and, well, it actually sounds pretty familiar.

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What The Primaries In Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky And Texas Mean For Democrats

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:37

Democrats will be tested Tuesday night, with primaries in four states. Some activists are concerned the party could nominate candidates who are too liberal just as President Trump's popularity is rising in the polls.

New Details Emerge About Suspect In Texas School Shooting That Killed 10

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:37

Authorities in Texas have said little about the suspect accused of killing 10 people at Santa Fe High School last Friday. People who knew the 17-year-old are helping to fill in the details.

'LA Times' Investigation Finds USC Doctor

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:37

Six women are suing the University of Southern California, alleging they were victimized by a campus gynecologist who was allowed to practice for decades despite complaints.

Democrats Hope To Compete In Deep Red Parts Of Texas This Year

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:37

Democrats are on offense in this year's congressional campaign. The party is putting up candidates in districts where Democrats haven't even bothered to challenge Republicans in recent years.

Education Secretary DeVos Acknowledges Problems With Teacher Grant Program

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:37

In response to exclusive NPR reporting into a troubled federal grant program for public school teachers, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos told Congressional leaders Tuesday that she is aware of the program's problems and has taken steps to fix it.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Holds School Safety Discussions After Deadly Shooting

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:37

Not long after the shootings at Santa Fe High School, Texas Governor Greg Abbott said he would host a series of roundtable discussions on school safety — saying more needs to be done than just "prayers."

Senators Reach Tentative Deal On Sexual Harassment Legislation

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:36

A Democratic and a Republican senator announced Tuesday that they reached a tentative deal to address sexual harassment in Congress.

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Not Everybody Was A Fan Of Meghan Markle's Wedding Veil

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:10

The veil depicted 53 flowers representing the nations of the Commonwealth. And that has prompted a backlash in India.

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USC Faces Lawsuits, Calls For Resignation Over Alleged Sexual Abuse By Gynecologist

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:06

Last week, the LA Times reported that students at USC had repeatedly complained of a former campus doctor's inappropriate touching and comments, to no avail. Now, at least six women have sued.

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Trump, GOP Prepare New Pincer Attack Against Justice Department And The FBI

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 14:47

As Republicans are scourging DOJ and the FBI over the Russia investigation, a blistering new report about the FBI's Clinton email probe could further undercut both law enforcement agencies.

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A Woman Has Been Named As NYSE CEO. It Only Took 226 Years

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 14:40

Stacey Cunningham, who started her career at the exchange as a summer intern on the ground floor, has been appointed to lead the Big Board starting Friday.

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Judge Orders Boy Who Started Oregon Wildfire To Pay $36 Million In Restitution

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 14:30

The judge acknowledged that the boy is unable to pay the full amount. The boy admitted throwing fireworks that started the Eagle Creek Fire, burning nearly 47,000 acres last year.

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China Cuts Tariffs On Autos, Possibly Easing Trade Tensions With U.S.

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 14:19

China is cutting tariffs on vehicles from the U.S. and other countries after President Trump railed against the imbalance in trade tariffs. The cuts could help German automakers as well as Tesla.

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What The World Needs To Do After Venezuela's Vote

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 13:35

Venezuela's latest vote will worsen its crisis as it consolidates its socialist authoritarian system. But Washington is not well-positioned to lead the charge to stop it, writes Ted Piccone.

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Kilauea's Wrath Threatens Power Plant — And Hawaii's Most Powerful Industry

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 13:21

The volcano's lava has crept near a geothermal energy plant, risking the release of dangerous fumes. Meanwhile, the fiery flow is already hurting a major tourist stop and the locals who rely on it.

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After Minting Coin For North Korea Summit, White House Accused Of Early Celebration

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:50

The White House is readying for a meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong Un on June 12. Despite Pyongyang's threats to back out, the White House has made a coin commemorating the event.

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Watch: Mark Zuckerberg Speaks To European Union Parliament

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:18

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg meets with European Union Parliament members on Tuesday to discuss allegations that the personal data of European Facebook users was misused.

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Scientists Take A Ride On The Pacific's 'Shark Highway'

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:46

Biologists knew the sharks sometimes traveled from waters off Costa Rica south to the Galapagos Islands, but they'd never actually witnessed it.

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