While Trump Celebrates Civil Rights Museum, He's Done Little To Protect One Of Its Most Important Legacies
As President Donald Trump attends the opening of the Mississippi civil rights museum on Saturday, lawyers for his Justice Department are defending a voting law in Texas that a district court judge found intentionally discriminated against black and Latino voters.
California's Thomas Fire Now Ranks Among Largest In State History
Travel troubles: snow cancels flights along the East Coast
White Nationalists Have Been Saying 'Diversity Is Not Our Strength' For Years
Swedish PM condemns attempted arson attack at synagogue as three arrested
Three people were arrested early on Sunday after an attempted arson attack at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, prosecutors said. There were no reports of injuries and the fire did not reach the synagogue or an adjacent meeting house where Jewish youths had gathered when the attack took place late on Saturday, Swedish media reported. Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said in a statement he was outraged by the attack.
U.S. Surgeon General reveals plans to put an end to the opioid epidemic
In his first televised interview since taking office, Surgeon General Jerome Adams tells NBC News Medical Correspondent Dr. John Torres that he wants to get Naloxone, a medicine that reverses opioid overdoses, ?in the hands of more people."
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WASHINGTON (AP) ? When President Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador recently urged the world to sever diplomatic ties with North Korea, she was sketchy on the details: Should all embassies close? How about those providing the U.S. intelligence from the largely inscrutable country? And what of Sweden, which helps with imprisoned Americans? Nikki Haley's recent call to action underscores the challenge for the United States as it tries to advance a nonmilitary strategy for resolving the nuclear standoff with North Korea. Isolating the reclusive, totalitarian state has been a central component of the U.S. plan, even though Washington says it remains open to talks.
China Is Now Making Some of the Most Powerful Guns on the Planet
Like the rest of China?s military revolution over the past quarter century, its small-arms revolution is a remarkable achievement. China?s People?s Liberation Army has traditionally relied on foreign and Communist bloc weapons manufactured in China under license?or not. Now, however, as the PLA undergoes an unprecedented modernization, a new generation of locally designed and manufactured light weaponry is arming China?s armed forces, from handguns to light machine guns.
Here's How Many Billions America's Richest Would Save On Estate Tax Repeal
Mother Jones magazine and the progressive organization Americans for Tax Fairness have taken a look at the more lavish of the House and Senate measures to cut taxes for the richest people in America ? a mammoth break on estate taxes.
Donald Trump accuses CNN of 'vicious and purposeful mistake' over Wikileaks emails in series of tweets
Donald Trump has attacked CNN in a furious series of tweets after it corrected a story about him and his son, Donald Jr. Mr Trump has previously attacked the ?FAKE NEWS media?, in which he included The New York Times, CNN, NBC and others, as ?the enemy of the American People?. There are many outlets that are far more trusted than Fake News CNN.