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Trump comments on Kenosha shooting suspect

President Trump on Monday defended the actions of Kyle Rittenhouse, a teena…

Biden criticizes violence while blaming Trump

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Monday blamed President Trump f…

Thousands protest in Berlin against virus measures

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Berlin on Saturday to protest against p…

Texas Democrats roll out major voter registration push

The Texas Democratic Party (TDP) on Monday rolled out its “Texas Voter Regis…

Trump looking at whether to restrict Chinese students from the US

President Trump is weighing restricting Chinese students from studying in th…

White House says Trump 'does not want to invoke Insurrection Act'

President Trump does not want to invoke the Insurrection Act to quell protes…

Texas sets deadline for school districts to report COVID-19 cases

The Texas Education Agency has set a Sept. 8 deadline for Texas school distr…

Siblings send cards thanking US healthcare workers

Inspired by the daily sacrifices of healthcare workers around the world, two te…

Attorney: No crime by couple who pointed guns

The attorney for a white St. Louis couple charged for waving guns during a raci…

Notre Dame’s distorted priorities

On the third night of the Republican National Convention, former Notre Dame hea…

Trump labels Portland mayor a 'FOOL'

President Trump ramped up his attacks against Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler (D)…

1 person killed after Trump supporters, protesters clash in Portland

A person was fatally shot in Portland, Ore., late Saturday after clashes eru…

Texas tells Harris County to halt mail-in ballots or face legal action

By Bethany Blankley The Harris County Clerk’s Office announced this week i…

FDA expands use of remdesivir as COVID-19 treatment

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) late Friday evening announced it was …

'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman dies of cancer

"Black Panther" actor Chadwick Boseman has died from cancer, a rep…

Trump returns to campaign trail

President Trump and Vice President Pence hit the campaign trail on Friday in…

US military intercepts 6 Russian jets off Alaska

The U.S. military intercepted six Russian military jets off the coast of Ala…

U.S. Marshals locate 39 missing children in Georgia during 'Operation Not Forgotten’

The U.S. Marshals Service Missing Child Unit, in conjunction with the agency…

'Texas dodged a bullet,' officials say in Laura's aftermath

By Bethany Blankley Gov. Greg Abbott and other state and local officials s…

Texas one of only 3 states to begin paying extra unemployment benefits

Unemployed Texans have begun receiving the extra $300 a week President Donal…

Thousands expected to march on DC on anniversary of MLK 'I Have a Dream' speech

Tens of thousands of people are expected to march on Friday against racism a…

Thoughts on Trump's 2020 nomination acceptance speech

Donald Trump spoke for an hour and ten minutes, and he did not seem as if h…

Trump accepts nomination on White House stage

President Trump attacked Joe Biden as a purveyor of a liberal agenda that w…

Hurricane Laura makes landfall as Category 4 storm

Hurricane Laura made landfall as a Category 4 storm in Cameron, La., early T…

Hurricane Laura strengthens as it nears Texas-Louisiana border

Hurricane Laura has strengthened into a Category 4 storm, the National Hurri…

Justice Department announces federal civil rights investigation into Jacob Blake shooting

The U.S. Department of Justice will conduct a civil rights investigation int…

Biden underperforming Hillary Clinton in battleground states

It still remains something of a mystery to me why there’s so little apprehensio…

Newsflash: Yes, a cabinet secretary can address a political convention

Over at Slate, Fred Kaplan fumes about Mike Pompeo’s speech from last night and…

Looting, riots, and arson in Kenosha

Following the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis., on Sunday evenin…

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