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Top Intel Official Tells Americans to End 'Hyperventilation' Over DNC Hack, But Calls Breach Potentially 'Serious'
The nation's top intelligence official called the hacking of the Democratic National Committee to potentially influence the upcoming U.S. election "a serious proposition," but he urged an end to "the hyperventilation over this." "Was this to just stir up trouble or was this ultimately to try to
American Pastor Expelled From Russia in LGBT Case
American pastor Jim Mulcahy was taken away by Russian police and then ordered to leave the country in a case that brings together some of the most contentious issues for the country's international standing
Style or Sexism? Female Leaders Face Focus on Appearance
For Margaret Thatcher , it was handbags. For Theresa May, it's shoes. The new British prime minister likes to wear boldly patterned kitten heels, and the media is fascinated. May's footwear has been analyzed, photographed and satirized. Photojournalists have captured her shoes in close-up alongside
What You Need to Know About NATO Amid Donald Trump's Skepticism
Donald Trump raised doubts about whether the United States, under his leadership, would jump to the defense of its NATO allies in Europe if Russia attacked them. When specifically asked in an interview with The New York Times Wednesday about his views of Russia, Trump said that if it attacked some
Today in History
Today in History Today is Wednesday, July 20, the 202nd day of 2016. There are 164 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 20, 1976, America's Viking 1 robot spacecraft made a successful, first-ever landing on Mars. On this date: In 1861, the Congress of the Confederate States
Mystery Numbers in N. Korea Broadcasts Carry Cold War Echoes
North Korea's state radio has recently broadcast strings of indecipherable numbers in a possible resumption of a Cold War-era method of sending coded messages to spies operating in South Korea
Retired Lt. Gen. of U.S. Army: 'Wake Up America'
Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn tells RNC crowd that "crooked Hillary" should "leave this race now."
Bloodshed Fills Headlines, Confronting Public With Anxiety
Bloodshed has filled the headlines and airwaves in recent weeks, with back-to-back stories of mayhem _ from Orlando, Dallas, Baton Rouge, Nice _ that have left many feeling disoriented and bewildered
CIA Declassified Papers Focus of Art Exhibit in Argentina
Chilean artist Voluspa Jarpa has turned declassified CIA documents into an exhibit focused on the thousands killed or forcibly "disappeared" during one of Latin America's darkest periods