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Trump Calls for U.N. Reform Before Speech

President Donald Trump used his United Nations debut to prod the international organization to cut its bloated bureaucracy and fulfill its mission. But he pledged U.S. support for the world body he had excoriated as a candidate

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Suu Kyi Says She Doesn't Fear International Scrutiny

Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's State Counselor and effective ruler, defended her country against international criticism over the swirling Rohingya crisis. In a speech, she said that "more than 50%" of Rohingya villages in Rakhine state were intact

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Senate Republicans Have New Obamacare Repeal Plan

Senate Republicans are revving up a final push to scuttle the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama's signature health care law. But the effort faces low odds of success and just a two-week window to prevail

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi Shut Down by Young Immigrants at DACA Event

Dozens of protesters marched into Nansy Pelosi's event in San Francisco showing their displeasure over her recent meetings with President Trump over the DACA program that protects young immigrants from deportation

Toys R Us Is Said To File For Bankruptcy

Toys ‘R’ Us Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Toys 'R' Us Inc, the largest U.S. toy store chain, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, the latest sign of turmoil in the retail industry caught in a vice-like grip of online shopping and discount chains

Emmy statues are displayed at the 34th annual News & Documentary Emmy awards at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on October 1, 2013 in New York City.

See All the Winners of the 2017 Emmy Awards

The dystopian vision of The Handmaid's Tale, the deeply cynical Washington comedy Veep and the ever-topical Saturday Night Live won top series honors in an Emmy Awards ceremony that took almost nonstop aim at President Donald Trump

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Equifax Was Hacked 5 Months Before It Previously Said

Equifax has come under intense scrutiny since it announced earlier this month that hackers accessed personal data of 143 million U.S. consumers. But the company knew about a significant breach of its computer systems nearly five months before the date it originally said

St. Louis protesters surround mayor's house; windows broken, paint thrown

Protests Are Disrupting Life in St. Louis

When a former police officer was acquitted in the fatal shooting of a black suspect, protesters vowed to show their disdain by disrupting business in downtown St. Louis. They quickly succeeded

US Bombers Fly Near Military Demarcation Line Between Two Koreas

U.S. Flies Warplanes Over Korea in Show of Force

The U.S. military flew advanced bombers and jets over the Korean Peninsula and near Japan in drills on Monday, three days after North Korea fired a missile over Japan and amid heightened tensions in the region overall

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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary Adds 'Alt-Right' and 'Troll'

Merriam-Webster announced that about 250 new terms were added to the dictionary's ranks. Newly defined words often reflect people's preoccupations — whether in technology or pop culture— and several terms in this batch reflect America's political climate