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France vs. Fake News Offers Test Case for Democratic Dilemma

Can a democratic country outlaw fake news? France is about to find out, after President Emmanuel Macron ordered a law to quash false information disseminated around electoral campaigns.

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Democratic Report Warns of Russian Meddling Across Europe

A new report by Senate Democrats warns of deepening Russian interference throughout Europe and concludes that even as some Western democracies have responded with aggressive countermeasures, President Donald Trump has ...

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US Ending Special Protections for Salvadoran Immigrants

The Trump administration said Monday it is ending special protections for Salvadoran immigrants, an action that could force nearly 200,000 to leave the U.S. by September 2019 or face deportation.

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Trump Boasts of 'Nuclear Button' but Doesn't Really Have One

President Donald Trump boasted that he has a bigger and more powerful "nuclear button" than North Korean leader Kim Jong Un does — but the president doesn't actually have a ...

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UN Denounces US Recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli Capital

The U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly Thursday to denounce President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, largely ignoring Trump's threats to cut off aid to any country that ...

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Trump Unveils Details of 'America First' Security Strategy

President Donald Trump declared a new national security strategy on Monday, stressing the "America first" message of his 2016 campaign and faulting previous U.S. leaders for failing to measure up ...

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US Readies New Sanctions Against North Korea, Individuals

The Trump administration readied new sanctions Tuesday on North Korea, a day after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism in a move to put additional pressure on Pyongyang's nuclear ...

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Russia Hackers Had Targets Worldwide, Beyond US Election

The hackers who disrupted the U.S. presidential election had ambitions well beyond Hillary Clinton's campaign, targeting the emails of Ukrainian officers, Russian opposition figures, U.S. defense contractors and thousands of ...

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Tillerson Review to Confirm Rohingya 'Ethnic Cleansing'

U.S. officials are preparing a recommendation for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to declare that "ethnic cleansing" is occurring against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims. That assessment would raise pressure on the ...

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Senate Presses Ahead on $36.5B Disaster Relief Package

The Senate is pushing ahead on a $36.5 billion hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of cash.

Souvenirs from India: An Original Photo Essay

Photo Intern Melanie Boyd spent three weeks in India May 11-30. These are some of ...

Zoo Brew 2013

The Jackson Zoo held its annual Zoo Brew after hours at the park. There was ...