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Friday, May 25, 2018 at 11:23 AM EDT

Trump: Naval Academy Grads 'Will Lead Us Only to Victory'

Trump: Naval Academy Grads 'Will Lead Us Only to Victory'

President Donald Trump gave the commencement speech Friday for the 2018 graduates of the United States Naval Academy on Friday, telling them to dream big and reflecting on America's place in the world under his...

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 02:42 AM EDT

Trump Balks at North Korea's Rhetoric, But It Has Used Worse

Trump Balks at North Korea's Rhetoric, But It Has Used Worse

When North Korea slammed U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and national security adviser John Bolton, its language was very blunt and impolite. But it was milder than its typical crude and inflammatory insults...

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 01:57 AM EDT

China Is the Reason N. Korea Summit Crumbled, Experts Say

China Is the Reason N. Korea Summit Crumbled, Experts Say

Foreign policy analysts say China is the hidden hand behind the derailment of the United States' summit with North Korea, NBC News reported. Chinese President Xi Jinping has become increasingly anxious about...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 11:36 PM EDT

Lawmakers Briefed On Russia Probe

Lawmakers Briefed On Russia Probe

Intelligence officials share highly classified information about the Russia investigation with a select group of lawmakers, White House staffers and one of President Donald Trump's attorneys after allegations of...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 04:54 PM EDT

Senate Approves Sexual Harassment Bill for Congress

Senate Approves Sexual Harassment Bill for Congress

The Senate gave swift approval Thursday to a bill that revamps the system for handling sexual harassment complaints on Capitol Hill. The bill eliminates mandatory waiting periods for handling claims and...

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 05:07 AM EDT

Analysis: Has Trump Blown Chance for Talks With North Korea?

Analysis: Has Trump Blown Chance for Talks With North Korea?

After inflating a bubble of expectation for a historic summit with North Korea, President Donald Trump popped it. His withdrawal from a hastily arranged summit with Kim Jong Un drew strong criticism and some...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 01:32 PM EDT

Trump Claims Ex-Intel Chief Admitted FBI Spied on His Campaign. That's False.

Trump Claims Ex-Intel Chief Admitted FBI Spied on His Campaign. That's False.

President Donald Trump repeated a claim Thursday that former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper admitted the FBI had spied on his presidential campaign. But that mischaracterizes what Clapper said...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 12:44 PM EDT

Trump: Military 'Ready if Necessary' to Respond to N. Korea

Trump: Military 'Ready if Necessary' to Respond to N. Korea

Moments after the White House sent a letter to North Korea canceling a planned U.S.-North Korea summit in Singapore, President Donald Trump said the United States military was ready to respond to "foolish...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 10:51 AM EDT

Trump Cancels US-N. Korea Summit in Letter to Kim Jong Un

Trump Cancels US-N. Korea Summit in Letter to Kim Jong Un

Citing "tremendous anger and open hostility," President Donald Trump cancelled a planned Singapore summit between the United States and North Korea. Trump also referred to the United States' nuclear...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 09:55 AM EDT

Trump Admin. Due in Montana Court Over Keystone Pipeline

Trump Admin. Due in Montana Court Over Keystone Pipeline

Attorneys for the Trump administration were due in a Montana courtroom Thursday to defend the disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline against environmental groups that want to derail the project. The 1,179-mile...

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