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Politics Aug 07City council lacks authority to remove Donald Trump star from Walk of Fame
The resolution urges the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and Los Angeles to remove the star because of what it says is Trump's "disturbing treatment of women and other actions."…
Nation Aug 06In spasm of gun violence, 11 killed and nearly 70 wounded in Chicago weekend shootings
The violence peaked early Sunday, including one shooting on the city's South Side that wounded eight people.
World Aug 05Suicide bomber kills 3 NATO forces in Afghanistan
A Taliban suicide bomber killed three NATO forces on a foot patrol in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday in an attack that also wounded a U.S. soldier and two Afghan troops, NATO said in a statement.
World Aug 05U.S. teacher rows solo across Atlantic in record time
Bryce Carlson, a high school science teacher from Cincinnati, Ohio, is the first American to complete the feat.
Nation Aug 03Man who harassed Yellowstone bison arrested at Glacier park
MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. — An Oregon man who was caught on video harassing a bison in Yellowstone National Park was arrested in Glacier National Park in the third disturbance in less than a week at a national park, officials…
Nation Aug 03SEC drops investigation into Exxon climate change response
NEW YORK — The government has dropped a two-year investigation into how Exxon Mobil Corp. factors climate-change regulations into its calculations of the value of its assets, the company said Friday.
Nation Aug 02Chicago anti-violence protesters demand action, resignation of city leaders
Organizers say they believe the march in the affluent North Side neighborhood will draw attention to violence, corruption and the lack of economic investment in the city's African-American neighborhoods.
Politics Aug 02WATCH: Sanders won’t say media isn’t the enemy of the people
The exchange came hours after the president's eldest daughter and adviser, Ivanka Trump, said in an interview that she does not view the news media as "the enemy of the people," breaking with her father.
Nation Aug 02HHS says 96 organizations will get family planning funding amid battle over program’s future
The list of grantees comes amid a major battle over the future of Title X, with women's rights groups and medical societies pushing back on a Trump administration proposal to bar taxpayer-funded clinics from referring women for abortions.
Politics Aug 02WATCH: U.S. says Russia meddling ahead of midterms not as ‘robust’ as 2016
Dan Coats says Russia "stepped up their game big-time in 2016" to meddle in the election. But he says intelligence officials aren't seeing the same kinds of robust efforts to interfere in the fall midterm election.