Sutherland Springs church pastor says he’s struggling to deal with his grief
Frank Pomeroy, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, talked to the New York Times about dealing with his grief from the attack.
11/22/2017 - 12:40 PM
Hillary Clinton: 'We are totally unprepared' for the rise of artificial intelligence
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said "a lot of really smart people are sounding an alarm that we’re not hearing" when it comes to AI.
11/22/2017 - 10:16 AM
Trump defends Roy Moore: 'He totally denies it'
President Trump suggested on Tuesday that voters in Alabama should support the embattled Republican Senate candidate, Roy Moore, because the alternative on the ballot is a Democrat.
11/21/2017 - 04:32 PM
Trump pardons Drumstick, the national Thanksgiving turkey
President Donald Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkey Drumstick in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on Nov. 21, 2017
11/21/2017 - 02:22 PM
CBS’s Norah O’Donnell on Charlie Rose: ‘There is no excuse for this alleged behavior’
“CBS This Morning” co-hosts Norah O’Donnell and Gayle King opened the show Tuesday by addressing allegations of sexual misconduct against their colleague Charlie Rose.
11/21/2017 - 10:48 AM
Alabama Senate race gets even stranger as Democrat quotes Ivanka in ad
A new ad for Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones quotes Republican Sen. Richard Shelby, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Ivanka Trump, saying there is no reason to doubt the women who have accused Roy Moore of sexual misconduct.
11/21/2017 - 10:43 AM
Presidential turkey pardons: A look back
The presidential pardon of the Thanksgiving turkey has become an annual event. Here’s a look back from Truman to Obama.
11/21/2017 - 07:00 AM
Trump says he’s declaring North Korea a terrorism sponsor
Trump said the designation would trigger “further sanctions and penalties” and that it “supports our maximum pressure campaign to isolate the murderous regime.”
11/20/2017 - 12:46 PM
Roy Moore accuser: 'I wonder how many me's he doesn't know'
Leigh Corfman, the first woman to accuse Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual assault, elaborated on the alleged encounter on NBC’s “Today” show Monday.
11/20/2017 - 10:48 AM
Alt-right free speech event in Boston met with counterprotest
A few dozen free speech advocates rallied peacefully Saturday on Boston Common but just like last summer's event, they were outnumbered by counterprotesters.
11/18/2017 - 06:30 PM
Trump: 'Hillary, get on with your life'
President Trump attacks Hillary Clinton again after she questions the "legitimacy" of his win.
11/18/2017 - 09:26 AM
Trump puts decision to allow elephant hunting trophy imports 'on hold'
Despite Trump's statement, a Fish and Wildlife Service official confirmed that the ban on elephant hunting trophies from Zambia had been lifted effective Nov. 7. And the ban on trophies from Zimbabwe was lifted on Friday morning, about 11 hours before Trump’s tweet.
11/17/2017 - 09:21 PM
Doubts surface about key witness in Uranium One probe of Clinton
Federal officials have serious questions about the credibility of a key witness in congressional investigations of Hillary Clinton’s role in the Uranium One sale.
11/17/2017 - 03:36 PM
White House says decision to lift ban on elephant hunting trophies from Africa has not been 'finalized'
A U.S. ban on importing elephant hunting trophies from two countries in Africa is set to expire Friday, but White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the move is not “final.”
11/16/2017 - 05:51 PM
All hail Roy Moore at 'pro-family' rally, while accusations pile up
A “pro-family” rally in Birmingham, Ala., featured tributes to embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore by a parade of supporters — including one with a stalking conviction and one who has blamed Hurricane Sandy on gay marriage – but no comments from Moore himself on the latest accusations against him. After two hours of speeches, Moore gave a brief address before the host invited questions on “issues” from the assembled press. The first question was if Moore had ever touched young women without their consent and if he dated teenagers when he was in his 30s.
11/16/2017 - 05:11 PM
The women who have accused Roy Moore
Roy Moore, the Republican Senate candidate from Alabama, has seen his campaign derailed in the past week as nine women have accused him of behavior ranging from uncomfortable and unwanted overtures to sexual assault.
11/16/2017 - 04:23 PM
Franken backs ethics investigation after woman accuses him of groping her
Sen. Al Franken apologized to radio anchor Leeann Tweeden after she said he groped her in 2006. She posted a photo of the incident.
11/16/2017 - 11:37 AM
Democrats edge toward running on universal health care
Democrats have a problem: Despite the historic unpopularity of the White House’s current occupant, their own favorability ratings are not much higher. The most recent proposal put forth in Congress is the State Public Option Act, which would allow citizens to buy into Medicaid, the decades-old program that provides health care for Americans with low incomes and disabilities. The plan would give states the option of offering Medicaid to all residents regardless of income.
11/16/2017 - 10:54 AM
Roy Moore fights his inner demons. It's not pretty.
When someone like Roy Moore, the GOP candidate for Senate from Alabama, runs for office as the arbiter of private morality, it’s worth asking yourself what he might be running from.
11/16/2017 - 05:00 AM
Moore attorney to accuser: Hand over the yearbook
An attorney for Senate hopeful Roy Moore tries to discredit Moore's accuser.
11/15/2017 - 06:00 PM
Marco Rubio has the last laugh after Trump stops statement to drink water
The Florida senator takes to Twitter for a measure of sweet revenge on the president.
11/15/2017 - 05:13 PM
White House mildly criticizes Russian bill targeting U.S. media
The White House said it was “concerned” after Russian lawmakers voted to require international news outlets to register as “foreign agents.”
11/15/2017 - 02:47 PM
Lawmakers target Asia's 'abhorrent' dog-meat industry
The House Foreign Affairs committee adopted a resolution urging nine Asian countries to outlaw the use of dogs and cats for meat. The measure points out that many animals in the trade are stolen pets and also contends that mainstream culinary practice in Asia doesn’t include such meat.
11/15/2017 - 12:59 PM
Trump deletes tweet that appeared to reference wrong mass shooting
Hours after a shooting spree in Northern California left five people dead, President Trump tweeted his condolences — about the church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, that occurred nine days earlier.
11/15/2017 - 10:13 AM
Four voices of white nationalism
From a former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard to a 22-year-old ex-“social justice warrior,” each described a combination of factors that — despite their varying ages and diverse upbringings — led all four of them on the path to white nationalism.
11/15/2017 - 05:00 AM
Hate in America: A look under the hood
Hate in America began even before there was an America. Here are some images of the perpetrators — and targets — of bigotry in its past.
11/15/2017 - 05:00 AM
Hate in America: Where it comes from and why it's back
White nationalism is on the rise in America, along with hate crimes against minorities. What drives people to bigotry and violence? Psychologists, sociologists and historians offer some answers.
11/15/2017 - 05:00 AM
Sessions angrily rejects Dems' perjury charges
Attorney General Jeff Sessions angrily rebutted House Democrats’ suggestion that he had perjured himself in congressional testimony and on an application form for security clearance on Tuesday.
11/14/2017 - 04:59 PM
Women's anger transformed the 2017 elections. Get ready for 2018.
Women candidates and voters — often in districts that Democrats had given up contesting — helped the party to its extraordinary gains in Virginia. In the year since Donald Trump was elected, thousands of women across the country have expressed interest in running for office, and new organizations are springing up to help them.
11/14/2017 - 03:09 PM
Trump touts poll showing majority disapprove of his performance
President Trump tweeted on Tuesday a graphic with the results of a daily tracking poll that shows 46 percent of Americans approve of his job performance. But the same poll, conducted by Rasmussen Reports, shows 53 percent disapprove.
11/14/2017 - 10:25 AM
Could Roy Moore become the first U.S. senator expelled since the Civil War?
Sen. Cory Gardner said the Senate should expel Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore if he's elected. Could Moore be seated if he manages to win despite the growing number of sexual misconduct allegations against him?
11/13/2017 - 05:07 PM
New woman accuses Roy Moore of sexual assault when she was a minor
Beverly Nelson is the fifth woman to accuse the Alabama Republican Senate candidate of sexual misconduct. Nelson says Moore groped her when she was 16 and he was 30.
11/13/2017 - 03:20 PM
New York, Iraq, Myanmar: The endless calamity of religious war
Muslims wage jihad against unbelievers. Buddhists kill Muslims in Myanmar. Shia fight Sunni in Iraq. Has religion ever stopped a war?
11/13/2017 - 05:00 AM
#MeAt14: Women tweet photos of when they were age Roy Moore's accuser was
Women are reacting to the allegations that Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore had attempted sexual relations with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32 by posting to Twitter images of themselves when they were 14.
11/12/2017 - 03:22 PM
White House official: Roy Moore has 'more explaining' to do
White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short said on Sunday that if the allegations against Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore are true, there’s a “special place in hell” for him — but cautioned against a rush to judgment.
11/12/2017 - 01:19 PM
Anti-Trump protests ahead of the ASEAN Summit in the Philippines
Hundreds of Filipinos protested in Manila ahead of President Donald Trump's arrival to the Philippines during his 12-day Asia trip.
11/11/2017 - 12:30 PM
Trump's long trip to Asia
Trump's tour of Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines from Friday to Nov. 15 will take him out of Washington, where he has been beset by several issues.
11/11/2017 - 11:30 AM
Ward family ripped apart by the Texas church massacre: 'She lived for those kids'
Nearly a week after the killings, authorities still have not given an official explanation of Kelley’s motive, beyond saying that he was engaged in a “domestic dispute” with his mother-in-law, Michelle Shields, who regularly attended the church but was not there that morning.
11/11/2017 - 05:00 AM
Roy Moore denies knowing woman who says he preyed on her as a teen
The Republican Senate candidate in Alabama, former chief justice of the state's supreme court, rejects the claims made by women who have said that he pursued them sexually when they were teenagers and he was in his 30s.
11/10/2017 - 05:52 PM
From 'step aside' to Biblical citations, how Republicans responded to the Roy Moore scandal
Republicans officials have had a range of responses since the Washington Post published a bombshell story Thursday afternoon quoting a woman alleging that Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore had attempted sexual relations with her when she was 14 and he was 32.
11/10/2017 - 02:50 PM
Roy Moore scandal in Alabama might slow Bannon’s insurgency, GOP leaders hope
When Steve Bannon backed Roy Moore in the Republican Senate primary in Alabama, it looked like a shrewd move, and Bannon said his target was the Senate Majority Leader. Now that Moore’s candidacy is in question, so is Bannon’s influence.
11/09/2017 - 05:30 PM
GOP figures call on Moore to leave Alabama race after allegations of sexual misconduct
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and a slew of other Republicans called on Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama to “step aside” if new allegations that he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl — in 1979, when he was 32 — are true.
11/09/2017 - 03:19 PM
The loophole that let the church shooter buy a gun — and the bill that aims to close it
The bipartisan Domestic Violence Loophole Closure Act is intended to “ensure that any individual convicted of domestic violence — whether it is in criminal or military court – cannot legally purchase a firearm,” the bill's sponsors, Sens. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., said.
11/08/2017 - 08:12 PM
Tim Kaine, looking ahead to 2018 — and 2020 — sees hope, and a warning, in Northam win
Sen. Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s running mate last year, is gearing up for reelection in 2018 and a possible presidential run in 2020. Ralph Northam’s victory in Virginia gives him hope, but he also sounds a warning about the perils of being pushed too far to the left.
11/08/2017 - 06:59 PM
Tim Kaine: Virginia vote 'a repudiation' of Trump style
"The Dems focused on bread-and-butter issues — jobs, education and health care," said Virginia Sen. Kaine, the Democrats' 2016 vice-presidential candidate and a former head of the Democratic National Committee.
11/08/2017 - 05:25 PM
Resilient, or just numb? As atrocities mount, Americans become adept at moving on
Americans are developing a shortened attention span in the wake of tragedies. Like Israelis, they have learned the routines of national grief, and move on quickly. But is that really healthy?
11/08/2017 - 02:37 PM
Republicans explain why they're retiring: 'You've got this administration that's taken the fun out of dysfunction'
The number of departing members is still within historical averages, but one source says more House Republicans are waiting until 2018 to announce their retirements.
11/08/2017 - 02:18 PM
Top Trump campaign adviser admits he was 'fooled' by a Russian Twitter bot
Brad Parscale, like Kellyanne Conway and Donald Trump Jr., retweeted a purported group of ”Tennessee Republicans” that was actually a Russian troll account.
11/08/2017 - 01:00 PM
LGBT sweep in historic election for transgender candidates
LGBT candidates won groundbreaking elections in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Minnesota Washington state. Dems see big gains as repudiation of Trump's first year.
11/08/2017 - 10:55 AM
A year in the life of Donald Trump, and the country
Republican President-elect Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up to the crowd during his acceptance speech at his election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown in the early morning hours of Nov. 9, 2016, in New York City. When Donald Trump became the president-elect one year ago, his elated supporters and his crestfallen detractors had two very different ideas of the president he would become.
11/08/2017 - 09:55 AM
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