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Obama makes first public remarks since leaving office

Leading a panel discussion at the University of Chicago, the former president said that he is hoping to inspire young leaders and “help them take a crack at changing the world.”
Apr 25, 2017 |

Dao attorney: Client was dragged like ‘sack of potatoes,’ apology from CEO wouldn’t help

Thomas Demetrio, the lawyer for injured United passenger David Dao, said the airline’s CEO had a chance to apologize but instead called Dao belligerent.
Apr 25, 2017 |

Remembering ‘Happy Days’ Star Erin Moran, an Icon from the 70s Generation

For nearly a decade, millions watched little Joanie Cunningham grow up on “Happy Days.” She died Saturday afternoon at just 56 years old.
Apr 25, 2017 |

Condemned men seek appeals even after decades behind bars

WASHINGTON (AP) — Last-ditch legal appeals could block the executions of two Arkansas inmates who are scheduled to be put to death Monday after spending more than two decades behind bars. What's left to appeal after so many years? A look at some issues that can stop a lethal injection at the last minute.
Apr 25, 2017 |

Dowd: New poll is 'good news, bad news, really bad news' for Trump

The Powerhouse Roundtable debates President Trump's progress as we approach 100 days in office.
Apr 25, 2017 |

North Korea Detains Third American Citizen, Officials Say

The Associated Press reported that Tony Kim, who also goes by his Korean name Kim Sang-duk, was detained on Saturday as he was trying to leave the country from Pyongyang's international airport.
Apr 25, 2017 |

CNN’s Camerota: ‘Roger Ailes did sexually harass me’

The “New Day” host revealed Sunday that the former Fox News chief propositioned her early in her career at the top-rated cable news network. Ailes, through his attorney, called the claims “unsubstantiated and false.”
Apr 25, 2017 |

The Latest: French candidate Macron revels at Paris eatery

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the first round of France's presidential election (all times local):
Apr 25, 2017 |

Lawyer for Philippines hit-man files complaint against Duterte at ICC

By Clare Baldwin and Stephanie van den Berg HONG KONG/THE HAGUE (Reuters) - A Philippines lawyer filed a complaint at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday against President Rodrigo Duterte and senior officials, accusing them of mass murder in a nationwide anti-drugs crackdown. Attorney Jude Sabio said in the 77-page complaint that...
Apr 25, 2017 |

Death Penalty Countdown: One Family Waits for Execution Day in Arkansas

Just miles away from death row in Arkansas, Genie Boren waits for the scheduled execution date of her husband’s killer, Kenneth Williams. Williams is one of the previously eight scheduled executions in a 10 day span in Arkansas.
Apr 25, 2017 |

Israeli president’s advice on Holocaust remembrance

If his talk can inspire Israel and its neighbors to live in peace someday, perhaps it will be remembered as long as the Holocaust will be. The third way accepts the need for Jewish solidarity and the goal of preventing genocide but adopts the Jewish value of respecting all men and women, regardless of their religion or race.
Apr 25, 2017 |

For Turkey's Erdoğan, new powers present fresh challenges

Dressed all in black and with a string of prayer beads wrapped around his wrist, the bearded election monitor in Istanbul's conservative Fatih district predicted that a “yes” result to expand presidential powers would heal Turkey’s deep divisions, and usher in an era of utopian calm. “Turkey will be a more understanding, tolerant, and sympathetic...
Apr 25, 2017 |

Witnesses to execution test a 'somber civic duty'

Dale Baich has watched 13 people die in the Arizona death chamber. One in particular has stayed with him: convicted murderer Joe Woods, who took nearly two hours to die. In some respects, Mr. Baich, a capital defense attorney, had no option but to be there for a client.
Apr 25, 2017 |

Now on the threshold of the French presidency, who is Marine Le Pen?

When Marine Le Pen was a child growing up in Paris, her friends never slept over – their parents wouldn’t allow it. Ms. Le Pen describes in her autobiography, “A Contre Flots,” or “Against the Current,” a childhood that was full of insults, suffering, and injustice – all simply because of her family name. Recommended: More than Bastille,...
Apr 25, 2017 |

Full Pelosi Interview: Trump Is Showing 'Weakness' With Wall

In an exclusive interview on Meet the Press, House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) tells Chuck Todd that Democrats unite around a variety of issues, but stand opposed to the president's border wall plan.
Apr 24, 2017 |

Wildfires Rage in Drought-Stricken Florida, Force Thousands from Homes

Millions across Florida are under moderate or severe drought alert as fires rage across the state’s western coast.
Apr 24, 2017 |

French presidential contender Emmanuel Macron’s unique love story

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron and his wife have an unusual relationship, and the French seem to like it just fine.
Apr 24, 2017 |

Is the White House’s Islam Rhetoric Making Americans Less Safe?

Some in law enforcement say President Trump’s continued statements linking Islam and terror may be inspiring extremist groups and scaring Muslim Americans from cooperating with police.
Apr 24, 2017 |

‘Science not silence’: Thousands rally in New York to take aim at ‘alternative facts’

Protest signs and photos of Science March in New York, one of many Earth Day rallies around the world defending science in the era of President Trump.
Apr 24, 2017 |

Pope likens migrant holding centers to 'concentration camps'

By Philip Pullella ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis urged governments on Saturday to get migrants and refugees out of holding centers, saying many had become "concentration camps". During a visit to a Rome basilica, where he met migrants, Francis told of his trip to a camp on the Greek island of Lesbos last year. Islamists had slit the throat of...
Apr 24, 2017 |

Now on the threshold of the French presidency, who is Marine Le Pen?

When Marine Le Pen was a child growing up in Paris, her friends never slept over – their parents wouldn’t allow it. Ms. Le Pen describes in her autobiography, “A Contre Flots,” or “Against the... Read More

Witnesses to execution test a 'somber civic duty'

Dale Baich has watched 13 people die in the Arizona death chamber. One in particular has stayed with him: convicted murderer Joe Woods, who took nearly two hours to die. In some respects, Mr.... Read More

For Turkey's Erdoğan, new powers present fresh challenges

Dressed all in black and with a string of prayer beads wrapped around his wrist, the bearded election monitor in Istanbul's conservative Fatih district predicted that a “yes” result to expand... Read More