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Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 at 01:25 PM EDT

George, Amal Clooney Donate $1M to Fight Hate Groups

George, Amal Clooney Donate $1M to Fight Hate Groups

George and Amal Clooney are donating $1 million to fight hate groups. The couple announced Tuesday that their Clooney Foundation for Justice is supporting the Southern Poverty Law Center with a $1 million grant...

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 at 11:03 AM EDT

Trump's Awful Poll Numbers May Not Be So Bad: Analysis

Trump's Awful Poll Numbers May Not Be So Bad: Analysis

By any historical standard, President Donald Trump's approval rating, typically in the mid- to high-30s, is politically catastrophic. Yet his polling during the presidential campaign was just as bad, NBC News...

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In Arizona, Tensions High at Trump Rally Site

In Arizona, Tensions High at Trump Rally Site

President Donald Trump won't pardon former sheriff Joe Arpaio during his visit to Arizona, the White House said Tuesday as supporters and protesters gathered near the site of Trump's latest campaign rally. Outs...

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 at 05:42 AM EDT

Trump Vows to Win the Seemingly Unwinnable War: Analysis

Trump Vows to Win the Seemingly Unwinnable War: Analysis

President Donald Trump is vowing to win what has seemed to be an unwinnable war. How he plans to do so is still murky despite the months of internal deliberations that ultimately persuaded Trump to stick with a...

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 10:24 PM EDT

President Trump Lays Out US Plans for Afghanistan

President Trump Lays Out US Plans for Afghanistan

President Trump addressed members of the military and the country as he laid out his plans for U.S. involvement in Afghanistan.

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 11:32 PM EDT

Members of Congress React to Trump's Afghanistan Speech

Members of Congress React to Trump's Afghanistan Speech

In an address to the nation Monday night, President Donald Trump laid out an updated approach to the U.S. military's actions in Afghanistan and South Asia. Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle reacted...

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 06:47 PM EDT

The War in Afghanistan: By the Numbers

The War in Afghanistan: By the Numbers

The 16-year conflict in Afghanistan has cost thousands of lives and billions of dollars, as NBC News reports, and it has now spread across three presidential administrations. Then-President Barack Obama ended...

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 03:11 PM EDT

Secret Service: Trump's Not Our Only Problem

Secret Service: Trump's Not Our Only Problem

The U.S. Secret Service is facing money problems — but that's not President Donald Trump's fault, the agency's director said Monday, in response to a report that the Trump family is straining protective...

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 02:20 PM EDT

Christie Calls Trump's Charlottesville Comments 'a Mistake'

Christie Calls Trump's Charlottesville Comments 'a Mistake'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says President Donald Trump's racially fraught comments about "both sides" being to blame for a deadly neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, were "a mistake."

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 at 12:26 AM EDT

Trump Renews Afghan War Commitment, Sees No Speedy Exit

Trump Renews Afghan War Commitment, Sees No Speedy Exit

Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, President Donald Trump renewed the United States' commitment Monday to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, declaring that U.S. troops must "fight to win." He pointedly...

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