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Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 04:28 PM EST

Trump Designates North Korea a State Sponsor of Terror

Trump Designates North Korea a State Sponsor of Terror

President Donald Trump designated North Korea a state sponsor of terror during a cabinet meeting Monday. Citing repeated nuclear threats, support of international terror and Kim Jong Un's suspected involvement...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 01:22 PM EST

Virginia Election Officials: Some Voters Got Wrong Ballots

Virginia Election Officials: Some Voters Got Wrong Ballots

Virginia election officials say dozens of voters were wrongly assigned ballots in a district that could determine party control in the House of Delegates. The State Board of Elections voted to temporarily...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 02:41 PM EST

Shootings Put Semi-Automatic Rifles Ads Under New Scrutiny

Shootings Put Semi-Automatic Rifles Ads Under New Scrutiny

The ads leap out from the pages of almost any gun magazine: Soldiers wearing greasepaint and camouflage wield military-style rifles depicted as essential to the American way of life. A promotional spot by the...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 04:55 PM EST

US Declares NKorea a Terror Sponsor; New Sanctions Expected

US Declares NKorea a Terror Sponsor; New Sanctions Expected

President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea's "murderous regime" on America's terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang's support for international attacks beyond the...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 06:05 PM EST

ICC Prosecutor Seeks Probe of US Personnel in Afghanistan

ICC Prosecutor Seeks Probe of US Personnel in Afghanistan

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Monday asked judges to authorize an investigation in Afghanistan into allegations including rape and torture by the U.S. military and CIA, crimes against...

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 01:45 PM EST

Gun Theft From Legal Owners Is on the Rise, Fueling Violence

Gun Theft From Legal Owners Is on the Rise, Fueling Violence

Hundreds of thousands of firearms stolen from the homes and vehicles of legal owners are flowing each year into underground markets, and the numbers are rising. Those weapons often end up in the hands of people...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 11:00 AM EST

Anti-Gerrymandering Group Defies Odds With 2018 Ballot Drive

Anti-Gerrymandering Group Defies Odds With 2018 Ballot Drive

An all-volunteer group of activists has defied the odds by collecting hundreds of thousands of voter signatures for a 2018 initiative to overhaul redistricting in Michigan — without having to pay a dime for a...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 06:45 PM EST

New Allegation Against Franken, This Time Met With Silence

New Allegation Against Franken, This Time Met With Silence

A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of improper conduct, saying he put his hand on her bottom as they posed for a picture at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010 — after he had begun his career...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 09:53 AM EST

More Consumers Finding Free or Cheap 'Obamacare' Coverage

More Consumers Finding Free or Cheap 'Obamacare' Coverage

Consumers are getting the word that taxpayer-subsidized health plans are widely available for next year for no monthly premium or little cost, and marketing companies say they're starting to see an impact on...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 11:14 AM EST

Scaramucci Says Don't Rule Out Beltway Return

Scaramucci Says Don't Rule Out Beltway Return

Washington may not have seen the last of "The Mooch." Anthony Scaramucci, the short-lived White House communications chief who was forced out after just 11 days on the job, said in an interview on Monday...

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