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Obama to deliver his first post-presidency speech

Obama will speak today to young community leaders and organizers at the University of Chicago, where his presidential library is planned.
Barack Obama
Apr 23

Chinese president urges restraint on N. Korea in call with Trump

The phone call, which took place Monday morning Beijing time, came amid speculation that Pyongyang could hold a sixth nuclear test this week.
North Korea
Apr 24

'Shattered' authors: Bill Clinton pushed for different tone in Hillary's campaign

The authors describe how the campaign ignored the advice of President Bill Clinton to reach out to communities that weren't already on board with her policies.
Hillary Clinton
2h ago

US astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks American spaceflight record

Whitson broke the record for the most cumulative time in space by an American astronaut, streaking past the 534-day record held by Jeff Williams.
NASA
Apr 24

Woman says she was burned after her Fitbit exploded

"I was literally just sitting and reading when my Fitbit exploded," Dina Mitchell said.
2h ago