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Why this ‘Newsweek’ headline is exactly what’s wrong with how the media covers North and South Korea

South Korea has a 10-day holiday simply because of the way the calendar falls.

7h ago

“We have this spirit in us to stand up for ourselves:” The scene at the Graham-Cassidy protests

Amid screams from protesters, 'Mic' asked Sen. Bill Cassidy four times whether his bill cuts Medicaid. He would not answer.
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Sept. 25, 2017

Two Chicago police offers face formal reprimand for taking a knee in uniform

"We are aware of the photo, and we will address it in the same way we have handled previous incidents."
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Sept. 25, 2017

One service member on why he supports NFL players’ right to take a knee

This Army reservist says supporting Kaepernick's right to protest is the patriotic thing to do.
Sept. 25, 2017

Americans disagree deeply over the NFL protests. History probably won’t remember it that way.

Americans have a tendency to rewrite history so that times of racial conflict get recast as moments of unity.
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Sept. 25, 2017

NASCAR officials say they’ll fire anthem protesters — but they let fans fly the Confederate flag

NASCAR officials are threatening to fire drivers who participate in anthem protests — but they won't do anything about fans who choose to fly the Confederate flag.

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Sept. 25, 2017

Widow of military veteran: My husband gave his life for your right to protest

“He gave his life, he took the oath that said he would protect and defend the Constitution of the United States of America."
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Sept. 25, 2017

North Korean foreign minister calls Trump’s comments a declaration of war

“The whole world should clearly remember it was the U.S. who first declared war on our country,” Ri said.
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Sept. 25, 2017

Bernice King: “People didn’t approve of how my father protested injustice either”

Decades after the end of her father's life, “racism STILL kills people and corrupts systems,” King tweeted.
Sept. 25, 2017

With potential defeats on health care and a Senate election imminent, Donald Trump fires up his base

The president is adept at playing to his supporters when broader initiatives are floundering.
Sept. 25, 2017

Trump added North Korea to his travel ban — but almost no North Koreans travel to the US anyway

From 2007 to 2016, just 918 nonimmigrant visas were issued to North Koreans for travel to the U.S.

Sept. 24, 2017

A running list of people from the world of major league sports protesting after Trump’s comments

Here are all the players, team owners and coaches who have visibly protested Trump's divisive comments.
Sept. 24, 2017

NFL players, coach, team owner take a knee during national anthem at Ravens vs. Jaguars game

Two entire NFL teams participated in an act of protest during the national anthem following Trump's divisive remarks.
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Sept. 23, 2017

This week in Trump-Russia news: Trump once again cries “hoax” as Mueller closes in on Manafort

Trump's former campaign chairman reportedly offered to brief a Putin-connected billionaire on the 2016 race.
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Sept. 23, 2017

North Korea at UN: Trump threats make attack on US mainland “inevitable”

"We will make sure that [Trump] bears consequences far beyond his words," the North Korean foreign minister said Saturday.
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Sept. 23, 2017

Lebron James defends rival Steph Curry, calls Donald Trump a “bum”

The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar dunks on Trump for rescinding Steph Curry's White House invitation — which he never extended in the first place.

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Sept. 23, 2017

Trump slams NFL players who protest anthem, says they should be “fired”

The president also waxed nostalgic about the days when players could make a "beautiful tackle" and not be penalized.
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Sept. 23, 2017

Trump attacks McCain over health care in early morning tweetstorm

Trump says McCain "let Arizona down."
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Sept. 23, 2017

Steph Curry doesn’t want to go to the White House. So Trump says his invitation is “withdrawn.”

It's not even clear that any members of the NBA championship team have been formally invited yet.
Sept. 23, 2017

Donald Trump’s political clout will be put to the test in upcoming Alabama special election

Trump has gone all in for Sen. Luther Strange. But it may not be enough to push Strange over the finish line against conservative firebrand Roy Moore.
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Sept. 22, 2017

Megyn Kelly: “There are so many reporters who are completely biased against Trump”

"It's absurd," the former Fox News host said ahead of the debut of her new morning show on NBC.

Sept. 22, 2017

This Muslim American woman is running for Congress as a direct challenge to Trump’s agenda

Michigan native Fayrouz Saad, born to Lebanese immigrants, worked in Barack Obama's Homeland Security department and was Detroit's director of immigrant affairs.
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Sept. 22, 2017

Jimmy Kimmel responds to critics and goes after Trump in latest monologue against Graham-Cassidy

Kimmel responded to critics and went after the president in his latest takedown of the Graham-Cassidy plan.
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Sept. 22, 2017

Trump bashes “Russia hoax” day after administration claims he supports investigation

H.R. McMaster said Thursday that both he and Trump regard questions about Russian election interference as "legitimate."
Sept. 22, 2017

Trump’s poll numbers are up since the hurricanes. They’re still historically bad.

Trump's approval may be up. But it's far lower than the approval ratings his predecessors had at the same point in their presidencies.
Sept. 22, 2017

Here's a running list of all the Russians known to have had contact with Team Trump

Spies, moguls, politicians and an MMA star: Here's a guide to the Russians who've entered Trump's orbit over the years.

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Sept. 21, 2017

3 key takeaways on the US sanctions on North Korea

With the announcement of economic sanctions, it appears that — at least for now — the Trump administration is still prepared to operate through diplomatic channels rather than military force.
Sept. 21, 2017

Here’s how Republicans are trying to play favorites with states on Obamacare repeal

They appear to have resorted to trying to buy the votes of reluctant senators.
Sept. 21, 2017

Self-care memes are pushing the #SelfCare movement to its absurd, nihilistic limits

"Self care is eating a dry block of ramen noodles."
Sept. 21, 2017

Sean Spicer on whether he’s ever lied to the American people: “I don’t think so”

The claim comes just days after he poked fun at himself at the Emmys for lying about the crowd size at President Donald Trump's inauguration.