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Politics Jul 16House votes to condemn Trump’s tweets
The Democratic-led House voted to condemn President Donald Trump's tweets telling four Democratic congresswomen of color to "go back" to their countries of origin.
Nation Jul 16WATCH: Eric Garner’s mother says government ‘let us down’ with decision to not bring charges
Eric Garner's mother, Gwen Carr, spoke at an emotional news conference today after the family was told that the government won't bring civil rights charges in his death.
Politics Jul 15WATCH: Reps. Omar, Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley, Tlaib respond to Trump’s racist tweets
Omar said the "garbage" from Trump is his plan to "pit us against" each other. She and Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan called for impeachment.
World Jul 15Codebreaker Alan Turing to be the face of a new British banknote
During World War II Turing worked at the secret Bletchley Park code-breaking center, where he helped crack Nazi Germany's secret codes by creating the "Turing bombe," a forerunner of modern computers.
Politics Jul 15House to vote on resolution condemning Trump’s tweets
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said President Donald Trump "went beyond his own low standards using disgraceful language about members of Congress" and said his xenophobic and "disgusting" comments cannot stand without rebuttal.
Nation Jul 15Neo-Nazi sentenced to 2nd life term for Charlottesville car attack
The man who was sentenced to life for killing one person and injuring dozens during the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally in Virginia received an additional 419 years on state charges Monday.
Politics Jul 14Trump defends border detention camps
President Donald Trump on Sunday defended conditions at the border detention facilities visited by his vice president, painting a rosier picture than Mike Pence encountered.
Nation Jul 13Thousands left in the dark during NYC power outage
A power outage struck the heart of Manhattan on the anniversary of a 1977 blackout— stranding passengers on subways, gridlocking drivers that had to navigate the streets without traffic lights and bringing the curtain down on Broadway shows.
World Jul 13EU supports Iraq-proposed conference on US-Iran tensions
The European Union supports an Iraqi proposal to hold a regional conference amid rising tensions between the United States and Iran, the group's foreign policy chief said Saturday.
Nation Jul 13Pence tour of migrant center shows men crowded in cages
Vice President Mike Pence toured two detention facilities on the Texas border Friday, including a Border Patrol station where hundreds of men were crowded in sweltering cages without cots.