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Settlement over claims of hidden evidence in St. Louis case

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Facebook slaps labels on state-controlled media amid anger over Trump's posts

Facebook slaps labels on state-controlled media amid anger over Trump's posts

LONDON - Facebook took steps Thursday to reduce the role of state-backed media outlets from Russia and China on its global platform amid controversy over how the social... Read more ...

Watch Live: Memorial service for George Floyd in Minneapolis

Watch Live: Memorial service for George Floyd in Minneapolis

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GOP's Murkowski: This Criticism of Trump Is 'Overdue'

GOP's Murkowski: This Criticism of Trump Is 'Overdue'

President Trump now has a critic among Republican senators whose name isn't Romney. Alaska's Lisa Murkowski on Thursday praised former defense chief Jim Mattis' strong... Read more ...

Detained U.S. Navy veteran freed by Iran as part of deal

Detained U.S. Navy veteran freed by Iran as part of deal

A U.S. Navy veteran detained in Iran for nearly two years has been released and started making his way home as part of a prisoner deal involving an American-Iranian doctor... Read more ...

Esper orders hundreds of troops from 82nd Airborne home from D.C. area

Esper orders hundreds of troops from 82nd Airborne home from D.C. area

Defense Secretary Mark Esper has ordered home several hundred active-duty troops from the 82nd Airborne Division who were brought to the national capital region to respond to... Read more ...

Republicans struggle to pin down Trump on spying powers

Republicans struggle to pin down Trump on spying powers

Senate Republicans thought the debate over whether to extend federal surveillance powers was settled - and then President Donald Trump tweeted. In a series of interviews... Read more ...

Cotton says New York Times 'stood up to the woke progressive mob' by running...

Cotton says New York Times 'stood up to the woke progressive mob' by running controversial op-ed

Sen. Tom Cotton applauded The New York Times on Thursday for running his controversial op-ed that called for “an overwhelming show of force” from federal troops to quell racial... Read more ...

1.9 million new unemployment claims filed last week, pushing pandemic job...

1.9 million new unemployment claims filed last week, pushing pandemic job losses to 42.6 million

Another 1.9 million new claims for unemployment benefits were filed last week, the Department of Labor reported. The coronavirus pandemic has forced roughly 42.6 million... Read more ...

Jimmy Carter calls out police injustice, but says violence is 'not a solution'

Jimmy Carter calls out police injustice, but says violence is 'not a solution'

Former President Jimmy Carter on Wednesday expressed his dismay at racial injustice in the country, while also condemning violence as protests consume cities across the... Read more ...

3 More Former Cops To Be Charged In The Killing Of George Floyd

3 More Former Cops To Be Charged In The Killing Of George Floyd

Derek Chauvin, the former officer who kneeled on Floyd's neck, will face a more severe charge of second-degree murder. Read more ...