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Mattis / Afghanistan

The White House hopes lawmakers show movement on a tax overhaul and health care. Defense Secretary James Mattis is in Afghanistan. And, 2 French presidential..
14 hours ago • NPR


North Korea

North Korea has detained a U.S. citizen, the third being held by the communist country for alleged offenses against the state. The 50-year-old university..
16 hours ago • VOA News


Mattis

US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is in Afghanistan on an unannounced visit April 24 to discuss the country's security situation with political and military..
9 hours ago • VOA News


Final Round / Macron

Results of France’s first round presidential elections confirm that centrist Emmanuel Macron and nationalist, anti-immigration crusader Marine Le Pen are..
16 hours ago • VOA News


State Department

Former Fox News anchor and correspondent Heather Nauert was announced Monday as the new State Department spokesperson.
7 hours ago • FOXNews.com

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Australia / Amber Heard

Billionaire Elon Musk is getting close with actress Amber Heard.   The pair is shown in paparazzi photos zip-lining in Australia, where Heard is filming..
7 hours ago • VOA News


Government Shutdown

Congress returns to Washington on Monday after a two-week recess to begin negotiations on a spending bill.
11 hours ago • cbs4.com


Sonny Perdue

“Food is a noble thing to trade," the former Georgia Governor said at his confirmation hearing
12 minutes ago • CBS News


Donald Trump

Emily’s List has seen an “unprecedented” amount of women interested in running for political office, the group’s president Stephanie Schriock told The..
7 hours ago • Huffington Post


Venezuela

General Motors' Venezuelan subsidiary has sent a message to almost 2,700 staff informing them that they are no longer employed by the company and had received..
1 hour ago • VOA News

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First Malaria Vaccine

The World Health Organization has chosen Ghana, Kenya and Malawi as the countries where the world's first malaria vaccine will be tested next year on young..
12 hours ago • VOA News


New Jersey

A white oak tree that has watched over a New Jersey community and a church for hundreds of years began its final bow Monday as crews began its removal and..
8 hours ago • VOA News


French Presidential Election

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with political theorist Yascha Mounk, a columnist at Slate and host of the podcast, "Good Fight," about what the results of Sunday's..
2 hours ago • NPR


Chicago

Former President Obama re-entered the public arena on Monday after largely being out of sight since leaving office. He participated in a conversation on..
2 hours ago • NPR


New Orleans

The southern U.S. city of New Orleans, Louisiana has begun removing four prominent monuments that paid tribute to the city's racially segregated past. Workers..
10 hours ago • VOA News

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