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Sunday, Sep 17, 2017 at 11:42 PM EDT

Analysis: Political Comedy Scores Huge at Emmys

Analysis: Political Comedy Scores Huge at Emmys

Stephen Colbert kicked off the Emmys Sunday with an old-school production number straight out of "The Music Man," a classic show about a con artist who hoodwinks Middle American townsfolk by spouting false...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 07:41 PM EDT

Senate Backs Bill to Pump $700 Billion Into Military

Senate Backs Bill to Pump $700 Billion Into Military

The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping defense policy bill that would pump $700 billion into the military, putting the U.S. armed forces on track for a budget greater than at any time during the...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 06:03 AM EDT

Sean Spicer Crashes Emmys to Show He’s in on the Joke

Sean Spicer Crashes Emmys to Show He’s in on the Joke

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer popped up on Sunday night's Emmy Awards to poke fun at himself. Spicer was the target of widespread ridicule after he insisted in January that the crowd at...

Sunday, Sep 17, 2017 at 08:42 PM EDT

Trump, in New Dig, Mocks North Korea Leader as 'Rocket Man'

Trump, in New Dig, Mocks North Korea Leader as 'Rocket Man'

President Donald Trump on Sunday mocked the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea as "Rocket Man" while White House advisers said the isolated nation would face destruction unless it shelves its weapons programs...

Sunday, Sep 17, 2017 at 11:13 AM EDT

'No Kidding': Sanders Refutes Clinton's Criticism of Him

'No Kidding': Sanders Refutes Clinton's Criticism of Him

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday pushed back against criticism from Hillary Clinton that he did not do enough to bring his supporters to her in the 2016 general. Sanders chalked up the fact that some of his...

Sunday, Sep 17, 2017 at 02:07 PM EDT

Trump Retweets Meme of Him Driving Golf Ball Into Clinton

Trump Retweets Meme of Him Driving Golf Ball Into Clinton

President Donald Trump on Sunday morning retweeted a number of internet memes, including an altered video that shows him driving a golf ball into the back of Hillary Clinton. The retweeted video is captioned...

Sunday, Sep 17, 2017 at 04:55 AM EDT

Shadows of Secrecy Spreading Across Federal Gov't: Analysis

Shadows of Secrecy Spreading Across Federal Gov't: Analysis

There are cracks in the curtains President Donald Trump tried to draw around the government early in his presidency, but the slivers of light aren't making it easier to hold federal officials accountable for...

Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 at 01:24 PM EDT

Iraq Could Use Force If Kurdish Referendum Leads to Violence

Iraq Could Use Force If Kurdish Referendum Leads to Violence

Iraq is prepared to intervene militarily if the Kurdish region's planned independence referendum results in violence, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told The Associated Press in an exclusive interview Saturday....

Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 at 09:36 AM EDT

Trump to Make UN Debut With Speech Offering Warmth to Allies

Trump to Make UN Debut With Speech Offering Warmth to Allies

President Donald Trump will use his debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly next week to offer warmth to the United States' allies and warnings to its adversaries. "He slaps the right people, he hugs the...

Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 at 06:39 AM EDT

Trump's Push to Ax the Iran Nuclear Deal May Alienate Allies

Trump's Push to Ax the Iran Nuclear Deal May Alienate Allies

President Donald Trump's repeated promises to end the Obama-era Iran nuclear deal may accomplish what Tehran has been trying to do for decades — drive a damaging wedge between the U.S. and key European...

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