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Reporter’s Notebook: Moving Muhammed Ali higher with silent protests
The last time I remember a national political conversation like this was in the run-up to the Iraq War . Not since Rosie O’Donnell was on daytime television screaming across a split-screen at Elisabeth Hasselbeck has there been a time when those in my personal circles were this polarized. It seems
Trump, South Korean President playing good cop, bad cop with North Korea
ABC News' Amna Nawaz discusses what new sanctions on the North Korean regime might look like.
'Career Canines': TSA dog deploys to Texas after Hurricane Harvey
Reading on the ABC News app? Watch the full premiere episode of “Career Canines” on Facebook . Odey, a Hungarian Vizsla trained to detect explosives, recently deployed to Houston, Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and has even been called upon to help at the presidential inauguration .
Today in History
Today in History Today is Friday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2017. There are 107 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On September 15, 1940, during the World War II Battle of Britain, the tide turned as the Royal Air Force inflicted heavy losses upon the Luftwaffe. On this date: In
Senate rejects bipartisan push for new US war authorization
The Senate has rejected a bipartisan push for a new war authorization against the Islamic State and other terrorist groups
White House: New law not needed for Islamic State fight
A senior White House official says the Trump administration has adequate legal authority to combat terrorist groups and doesn't support a push in Congress for a new law permitting military action against the Islamic State and other militants
Afghanistan: How the war in Iraq influenced then-candidate Trump's approach
As a candidate, he said Afghanistan was different from Iraq because it neighbors nuclear-armed Pakistan.
What Trump has said about Afghanistan in the past
President Donald Trump 's announcement tonight on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan may be at odds with prior positions he has taken on a conflict that has become the longest war in U.S. history. Trump's exact plans have not been released ahead of his comments tonight , but some of his top advisers,
Trump to skip Kennedy Center Honors amid boycott threat; center is 'grateful'
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will skip the Kennedy Center Honors, one of the nation's highest-profile event honoring performing artists, after some awardees threatened to boycott a pre-ceremony reception at the White House. The White House announced Saturday that the Trumps
ANALYSIS: Trump's crackdown on 'leaks' could hide important truths
Not that long ago I criticized the Obama administration for using " national security " as a rationale for cracking down on leaks by folks in the government. I wrote in a column seven years ago for the National Journal, "As I was sitting with my three grown sons over the post-Thanksgiving weekend