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Full text: Trump’s speech on Afghanistan

President Donald Trump’s speech delivered Aug. 21, 2017. Thank you very much. Thank you. Please be seated. Vice President Pence, Secretary of State Tillerson, members ...

Trump full address on Afghanistan war military strategy

Trump's new Afghan strategy rings all too familiar in longest war

President Donald Trump says he is pursuing a “dramatically” different strategy in Afghanistan that will bear better results — but some of the Pentagon’s own ...

Pakistan terrorism crackdown 'necessary' to Trump's Afghanistan strategy

President Donald Trump’s announcement Monday that he would extend the U.S. military role in Afghanistan was accompanied by tough warnings to Pakistan – a country ...

America Is Out of Ideas in Afghanistan

President Trump proved one thing beyond the shadow of a doubt in his Afghanistan strategy speech Monday night: After nearly 16 years of fighting America’s ...

Paul Ryan: I won't support a Congressional censure on Donald Trump

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan said Monday that President Trump “messed up” in his response to the racial demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, but warned against ...

Retrial for scalded boy's dad begins; defense seeks mistrial

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) – A retrial for the father of a 4-year-old boy who died after the boy’s stepmother put him in a scalding bath ...

Prescription drug referendum in Ohio to require state agencies to pay same price as VA

They lost in California, but that hasn’t stopped activists from waging a referendum war in Ohio against the big pharmaceutical companies. If approved by voters ...

DNC hack theories considered extreme and fringe now entering mainstream

The conventional wisdom that last year’s Democratic National Committee computer hack, which triggered WikiLeaks to release thousands of emails revealing Democratic Party favoritism of Hillary ...

Paul Ryan President's speech start of Trump doctrine

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan said President Trump laid out the beginnings of a new “Trump doctrine,” which he described as “realism.” “I think you ...

Left warns Democrats in tax reform fight

Liberal activists who hounded the GOP throughout its failed Obamacare repeal bid are gearing up to hit any Democrat who strays from the fold on ...

Amateur sleuths hunt for Trump bombshells

Nearly 3,000 miles from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Washington offices, another investigation into President Donald Trump is underway. This one unfolds in the public libraries ...

Can Twitter seed a Generation Trump?

On Monday afternoon, in between griping about media coverage and sharing a “Fox & Friends” tweet about North Korea, President Donald Trump retweeted a 16-year-old ...

Trump to unveil Afghanistan strategy after struggling with decision

President Donald Trump plans to unveil his new strategy for Afghanistan in an evening address to the nation on Monday, after struggling with the decision ...

Why There Are No Nazi Statues in Germany

“Whatever else I may forget,” the ex-slave and abolitionist Frederick Douglass said in 1894, “I shall never forget the difference between those who fought for ...

Anti-tax group urges Ohio Senate against health insurer hike

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – An anti-tax activist wants Ohio state senators to let stand Republican Gov. John Kasich’s (KAY’-siks) veto of a proposal to increase ...

Initiative backers need you to get on the ballot; learn more

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – People hoping to get their pet causes before voters are fanning out to fairs and other gatherings in South Dakota, collecting ...

Bad immigration lawyers hard to find, harder to stop

HOUSTON (AP) – Soon after he opened his office serving immigrants fighting to stay in the United States, Raed Gonzalez became a lawyer who goes ...

Donald Trump will unveil 'update on the path forward' for Afghanistan

President Trump will unveil his highly anticipated strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia during a prime-time address Monday night, an address that will cap months ...

Sanders heading deep into Ohio's Trump country this week

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) – Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is heading deep into Trump country with a Tuesday morning rally planned in southern Ohio. The 2016 ...

Tech firms' fight against hate could haunt them

The tech industry’s crackdown on racism could complicate one of its biggest fights in Congress, where Silicon Valley is lobbying hard against legislation aimed at ...

West Wing lurches into unknown after Bannon’s exit

On the afternoon that President Donald Trump promised “fire and fury” if North Korea launched an act of aggression, chief strategist Steve Bannon sat in ...

Trump just had his 'worst week' — again

President Donald Trump is coming off his “worst week” in the White House — that is, if you’re not counting at least the nine other ...

More GOP lawmakers bucking their party on climate change

LOS ANGELES — While President Donald Trump continues to dismantle Obama-era climate policies, an unlikely surge of Republican lawmakers has begun taking steps to distance ...

Week 13: Hounded on All Sides, a Cornered President Snarls

If and when the American Kennel Club gets around to assigning a new breed for dogs that resemble President Donald Trump—portly with short paws and ...

Trump to visit Marine base in Yuma before Phoenix rally

YUMA, Arizona (AP) – The White House says President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit a Marine Corps base in Arizona along the U.S.-Mexico border. ...

Son of Dick Gregory says the black comedian and civil rights activist has died. He was 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Son of Dick Gregory says the black comedian and civil rights activist has died. He was 84.

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages ...

Steve Bannon's departure could hinder Trump's response to Russia investigation

Combative political strategist Steve Bannon’s departure from the White House leaves President Trump without his top operative for countering the oppressive news coming out of ...

The Latest: Anti-racism rallies held in Laguna Beach, Venice

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) – The Latest on anti-racism rallies in California (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Hundreds of people have rallied in California to ...

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