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Clinton Dumps on Trump

Hillary Clinton sharply criticized President Trump during her graduation speech at Wellesley College Friday, delivering a stinging rebuke to his policies and governing style without ever mentioning his name

Key Speakers At The 2016 SALT Conference

Boehner Calls President Trump's Term 'Disaster'

Former House Speaker John Boehner said at an energy conference that aside from international affairs and foreign policy, President Donald Trump's time in office has so far been a "complete disaster"

Floral Tributes Are Left For The Victims Of The Manchester Arena Terrorist Attack

Grande to Hold Manchester Benefit Concert

Days after a suicide bombing killed 22 people at her concert in Manchester, Ariana Grande posted a tribute to the victims and said she would hold a benefit concert in the British city. The victims "will be on my mind and in my heart everyday," Grande said


Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Could Get Crazy

If you're getting out of town for the holiday weekend, you aren't alone. Far from it: estimates say this is going to be the busiest Memorial Day travel weekend in more than a decade

The Prime Minister Responds To Manchester Terrorist Attack

Hate Crimes Spike in Manchester After Bombing

The police chief in Manchester says there has been an increase in reported hate crimes since the suicide bombing at a pop concert in the city. Greater Manchester Police Chief urged people to report any incidents

FILE PHOTO: Kushner arrives to join Trump and the rest of the U.S. delegation to meet with Saudi Arabia's King Salman at the Royal Court in Riyadh

Jared Kushner's Russia Meetings Focus of FBI Probe

Jared Kushner is willing to cooperate with federal investigators looking into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, his attorney said. The remarks come amid reports that the FBI was investigating meetings Kushner had in December with Russian officials


Jesus' Son Author Denis Johnson Dies at 67

Denis Johnson, the prize-winning fiction writer, poet and playwright best known for his surreal and transcendent story collection "Jesus' Son," has died. He was 67. No other details were immediately available


91 Dead and 110 Missing in Sri Lanka Flooding

Sri Lanka's government says 91 people have been killed and 110 others are missing in floods and torrents of mud unleashed by heavy rains. Authorities appealed for international help for rescue and relief operations


28 Killed as Gunmen Attack Bus in Egypt

Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing 28 people and wounding 22, officials said. Egypt has seen a wave of attacks on its Christians, including twin suicide bombings in April


Be Afraid Because Snakes Hunt in Packs

It's the worst nightmare of anyone who suffers from ophidiophobia. According to a new study, snakes are not the solitary hunters and eaters we perceive them to be. In fact, some of the slithery reptiles coordinate their missions to increase their success rate


Showdown Ahead Over Trump Travel Ban

Donald Trump's administration is pledging a Supreme Court showdown over his travel ban after a federal appeals ruled that the ban "drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination"