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Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 09:19 AM CDT

Counterprotesters Outnumber White Supremacists at DC Rally

Counterprotesters Outnumber White Supremacists at DC Rally

White nationalists who came to Washington, D.C. for Sunday's Unite the Right 2 rally outside the White House left the District well ahead of schedule after a brief event, vastly outnumbered by hundreds of...

Sunday, Aug 12, 2018 at 04:46 AM CDT

Ige Wins Hawaii Democratic Governor Primary

Ige Wins Hawaii Democratic Governor Primary

Despite a challenging first term marked by both natural and man-made disasters, Hawaii Gov. David Ige won the Democratic primary in his bid for a second term in office Saturday, defeating U.S. Rep. Colleen...

Sunday, Aug 12, 2018 at 05:37 AM CDT

Rain Pouring, Trump Rages on Twitter and Hangs With Bikers

Rain Pouring, Trump Rages on Twitter and Hangs With Bikers

As rain dumped on his golf club, President Donald Trump raged on Saturday, lashing out at his Justice Department on Twitter before welcoming members of a "Bikers for Trump" fan group to the manicured grounds....

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 at 06:59 PM CDT

In Wake of Critical Book, Trump Calls Omarosa 'a Lowlife'

In Wake of Critical Book, Trump Calls Omarosa 'a Lowlife'

President Donald Trump has one word to describe former White House staffer and fellow reality-TV star Omarosa Manigault Newman: "Lowlife." Manigault Newman claims in an upcoming book, "Unhinged," that Trump...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 06:26 AM CDT

Trump Lashes Out, Calls Manigault a 'Lowlife'

Trump Lashes Out, Calls Manigault a 'Lowlife'

The president lashed out at the former White House aid during a meeting with supporters.

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 04:30 PM CDT

DC Police, Protesters Prepare for White Nationalist Rally

DC Police, Protesters Prepare for White Nationalist Rally

Government and police officials in the nation's capital say they are confident the city can manage this weekend's planned white nationalist rally without violence. Meanwhile, Washington's robust local activist...

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 at 10:56 AM CDT

Erdogan Warns Trump: Turkey Does Not Respond to Threats

Erdogan Warns Trump: Turkey Does Not Respond to Threats

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned the U.S. on Saturday that his country does not respond to threats, a day after President Donald Trump sent the lira into freefall by announcing he would double...

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 at 10:07 AM CDT

Trump's Tariffs Boost Rebuilding Costs for Wildfire Victims

Trump's Tariffs Boost Rebuilding Costs for Wildfire Victims

The import tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump are boosting the cost of building a home by thousands of dollars, and that's adding to the challenges of people trying to rebuild from California's wildfire...

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 at 10:36 AM CDT

Facing Indictment, Rep. Collins Suspends Bid for Re-Election

Facing Indictment, Rep. Collins Suspends Bid for Re-Election

In an about-face, U.S. Rep. Chris Collins is ending his re-election bid days after the Republican was charged with insider trading. Collins released a statement Saturday morning saying his will suspend his...

Sunday, Aug 12, 2018 at 03:14 PM CDT

Activists Rally Against Hate on Charlottesville Anniversary

Activists Rally Against Hate on Charlottesville Anniversary

A day after tensions between police and community activists nearly boiled over on the University of Virginia's campus, the city of Charlottesville marked Sunday's anniversary of a deadly gathering of white...

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