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Romney tells CNN's Jake Tapper he supports Trump's China tariffs because Beijing has 'gotten away with murder for years'

1:00 p.m.

Acting DHS secretary says relocating migrants to sanctuary cities is not intentional. But at least one Democratic lawmaker doesn't buy it.

12:34 p.m.

Despite aversion to war, Saudi Arabia says it will respond with 'all force and determination' if Iran strikes first

11:33 a.m.

At least 1,712 migrant children separated from their parents at the southern border have been identified

11:16 a.m.

Republican lawmaker joins the impeachment ranks

8:19 a.m.

SNL's Trump administration covers Queen in season finale

7:49 a.m.

Trump calls for unity among pro-life movement in wake of restrictive Alabama abortion law

7:30 a.m.

Bernie Sanders' proposal to halt funding for charter schools draws mixed reactions

May 18, 2019

Trump puts Ireland's Varadkar in a 'tricky position' with meeting location stalemate

May 18, 2019

Governing Liberal Coalition declares 'miracle victory' in Australian Federal Elections

May 18, 2019

U.S. takes precautions as Iranian foreign minister downplays threat of war

May 18, 2019

Acting DHS secretary threatened to quit after Miller's meddling

May 18, 2019

Migrant families detained in Texas will be flown to San Diego weekly

May 18, 2019

Seeking new trade deals, Trump reconsiders tariffs on metal, auto industries

May 18, 2019

Alabama's abortion ban has sparked some incredibly creative fundraising protests

May 17, 2019

Don't 'kiss' or 'snuggle' backyard chickens or you could get salmonella, CDC warns

May 17, 2019

Steven Mnuchin officially refuses to comply with Democrats' subpoena for Trump's tax returns

May 17, 2019

Spotify rolls out 'Car Thing' to record users' listening habits

May 17, 2019
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The myth of American hegemony Declining powers aren't just inept. They are also dangerous.
President Trump.
7 cartoons about Trump's trade war with China Artists take on the tariffs' effect on the economy, imperiled American farmers, and more
Political Cartoon.
10 quick desserts perfect for a crowd Whip these up for your next brunch party
Brownies.
The week's best photojournalism A woman sells turf, a house gets flipped, and more
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What the ancient Maya can teach us about personhood Not all objects were people, but it wasn't just humans either
Mayan art.
This little robot will clean the Chicago River A Roomba for our waterways
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The rise of the literary miniseries Catch-22 and The Name of the Rose were once turned into movies. Now they're miniseries. Here's why.
A scene from Catch-22.
A sobering lesson for Silicon Valley What experts are saying about Uber's IPO
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The silenced majority Why our abortion debate no longer represents mainstream America
The American flag.
"In the spirit of New Yorkers feeling inordinately guilty about the politicians our city has subjected on America, this is what you need to know about Bill de Blasio." 13 things New Yorkers want every American to know about our mayor, Bill de Blasio An introduction to the newest Democratic presidential candidate
Bill DeBlasio.
How an EMP could collapse our entire society Can we avoid an electrical disaster?
Electricity transmission towers.
Who started it? Intelligence agencies reportedly believe U.S. is responsible for Iran escalation
John Bolton and Mike Pompeo
Sports as a mirror In the Trump Era, even championship teams are divided by race
President Trump.
Nigeria's growing vegetarian movement In a place where meat is a symbol of status, getting people to choose healthier, meatless options can be tough
Vegan cook in Nigeria.
The only real path to a pro-life victory Why a constitutional amendment is unlikely
Pro-life advocates.
A federal fight over abortion? Why the abortion fight will not end with different laws in different states
Protesters.
Can a pro-life world be good for women? Lasting protections for the unborn will be sustainable only if a majority of women nationwide can be persuaded that they want them
Protesters.
The week's good news It wasn't all bad!
The Pittsburgh Marathon.
The perils of internet fandom run amok What a Game of Thrones protest petition says about modern popular culture
Peter Dinklage.
Psychedelic parenting The sad new trend of microdosing moms
A tripping mother.
14 delicious dumpling recipes to make at home The perfect culinary adventure for the weekend
Dumplings.
Mitt Romney.

Romney tells CNN's Jake Tapper he supports Trump's China tariffs because Beijing has 'gotten away with murder for years'

1:00 p.m.
Kevin McAleenan.

Acting DHS secretary says relocating migrants to sanctuary cities is not intentional. But at least one Democratic lawmaker doesn't buy it.

12:34 p.m.
Mohammad bin Salman and Adel al-Jubeir

Despite aversion to war, Saudi Arabia says it will respond with 'all force and determination' if Iran strikes first

11:33 a.m.
U.S.-Mexico Border

At least 1,712 migrant children separated from their parents at the southern border have been identified

11:16 a.m.
Justin Amash.

Republican lawmaker joins the impeachment ranks

8:19 a.m.
SNL cast.

SNL's Trump administration covers Queen in season finale

7:49 a.m.
Donald Trump.

Trump calls for unity among pro-life movement in wake of restrictive Alabama abortion law

7:30 a.m.
Bernie Sanders.

Bernie Sanders' proposal to halt funding for charter schools draws mixed reactions

May 18, 2019
Leo Varadkar and Donald Trump.

Trump puts Ireland's Varadkar in a 'tricky position' with meeting location stalemate

May 18, 2019
Scott Morrison.

Governing Liberal Coalition declares 'miracle victory' in Australian Federal Elections

May 18, 2019
Mohammad Javad Zarif and Hassan Rouhani.

U.S. takes precautions as Iranian foreign minister downplays threat of war

May 18, 2019
Kevin McAleenan.

Acting DHS secretary threatened to quit after Miller's meddling

May 18, 2019
Southern border.

Migrant families detained in Texas will be flown to San Diego weekly

May 18, 2019
Donald Trump.

Seeking new trade deals, Trump reconsiders tariffs on metal, auto industries

May 18, 2019
Portland Trail Blazers.

Alabama's abortion ban has sparked some incredibly creative fundraising protests

May 17, 2019
backyard chicken.

Don't 'kiss' or 'snuggle' backyard chickens or you could get salmonella, CDC warns

May 17, 2019
Steven Mnuchin.

Steven Mnuchin officially refuses to comply with Democrats' subpoena for Trump's tax returns

May 17, 2019
Spotify.

Spotify rolls out 'Car Thing' to record users' listening habits

May 17, 2019
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