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U.S. Senate votes to confirm McConnell protege to influential appeals court

06/18/20 3:07 PM

The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to confirm a federal judge who is a protege of Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell to an influential appeals court in Washington.

Facebook takes down Trump ads over 'organized hate' policy

06/18/20 3:06 PM

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it took down posts and ads run by the re-election campaign of U.S. President Donald Trump for violating its policy against organized hate.

Former White House aide Bolton says Trump not 'fit' to be president

06/18/20 2:47 PM

Former top White House aide John Bolton delivered a damning indictment of his former boss, saying Donald Trump's behavior in office and dealings with foreign leaders showed he was unfit to be president of the United States.

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Do 'bounties' on US troops in Afghanistan reflect a line crossed or 'nothing new' in long US-Russia history?

07/03/20 11:23 AM

The U.S. has accused Russia of backing the Taliban for years. The relationship is under new scrutiny after allegations of 'bounties' on U.S. troops.       

They overcame police dogs and beatings: Civil rights activists from 1960s cheer on Black Lives Matter protesters leading new fight

07/03/20 11:36 AM

Civil rights veterans are praising today's young protesters for continuing the fight against police brutality, injustice and discrimination.       

Army IDs Fort Hood soldier who killed himself after being questioned about disappearance of Vanessa Guillen

07/03/20 4:00 AM

Spc. Aaron David Robinson ran away from Fort Hood after officials said they found partial human remains near the Leon River, authorities said.      

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Report: Some NFL coaches want season delayed

06/18/20 2:42 PM

Some NFL coaches want the 2020 regular season delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, ESPN's Ed Werder reported.

Golf: Poulter, Hubbard share early lead at RBC Heritage

06/18/20 2:37 PM

Britain's Ian Poulter capped an error-free opening round with a birdie-birdie finish to grab a share of the early lead with American Mark Hubbard at the RBC Heritage in Hilton Head, South Carolina on Thursday.

Horse racing: Stradivarius takes third successive Ascot Gold Cup

06/18/20 2:33 PM

Stradivarius, ridden by Frankie Dettori, blew away the field to land a third successive Gold Cup at Royal Ascot on Thursday in a race run without spectators due to the COVID-19 pandemic.