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UN Security Council to discuss North Korea nuclear program
Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States will urge the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program
Tillerson says China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says China has asked North Korea to conduct no further nuclear tests
NPR's Robert Siegel leaving 'All Things Considered'
Veteran NPR anchor Robert Siegel says he's stepping down from 'All Things Considered' in January
The Note: Trump Takes the Electoral College
NOTABLES --TRUMP SURPASSES 270 ELECTORAL COLLEGE VOTES: Donald Trump surpassed 270 Electoral College votes yesterday, meaning that he has the required number of votes to be elected president. The milestone came when electors in Texas cast their votes. There were 10 electors who did not cast ballots
President Obama Contemplates the Future of the Democratic Party
Democrats are searching for answers after their devastating loss at the polls, President Obama admitted in a wide-ranging interview with National Public Radio. When asked about the future of the Democratic Party, he said, "I am a proud Democrat, but I do think that we've ceded too much territory.
Meet YouTube Phenomenon 'The Liberal Redneck' Trae Crowder
Trae Crowder, from Celina, Tennessee, feels like he'll be voting for the lesser of two evils in the presidential election.
StoryCorps, ABC News Giving High Schoolers and Grandparents a Chance to Tell Their Stories
High school-aged kids and senior citizens, separated by decades in age, will have the chance to tell their stories together in “The Great Thanksgiving Listen” this fall. The project, a collaboration between ABC News and StoryCorps , was announced today on “ Good Morning America .” Other partners on
Slain Lafayette, Louisiana, Theater Shooting Victims ID'd as Jillian Johnson, Mayci Breaux
One of the victims of Thursday night's deadly shooting at a movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, was scheduled to begin radiology school at Lafayette General Hospital, which made her death especially personal for the staff there, the hospital president said. Mayci Breaux, of Franklin, Louisiana,
Why Cuba’s Removal From U.S. Terrorism List Is Going to Be a Big Deal
The State Department has completed its review of Cuba 's status as a state sponsor of international terrorism , President Obama announced today from Jamaica , bringing the U.S. one step closer to a potentially momentous policy shift towards the Communist stronghold. President Obama said he would
Excerpt: 'Shame' by Shelby Steele
SEE STEELE SUNDAY ON “THIS WEEK” Excerpted with permission from Shame: How America’s Past Sins Have Polarized Our Country, by Shelby Steele. Available from Basic Books, a member of The Perseus Books Group. Copyright © 2015. Chapter 1: The Great Divide Not long ago I was...