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While Trump Celebrates Civil Rights Museum, He's Done Little To Protect One Of Its Most Important Legacies

While Trump Celebrates Civil Rights Museum, He's Done Little To Protect One Of Its Most Important LegaciesAs President Donald Trump attends the opening of the Mississippi civil rights museum on Saturday, lawyers for his Justice Department are defending a voting law in Texas that a district court judge found intentionally discriminated against black and Latino voters.




POSTED DECEMBER 09, 2017 9:14 AM

First Fatality In Southern California Wildfires Confirmed

First Fatality In Southern California Wildfires ConfirmedMedical officials confirmed the first fire-related fatality in Southern California’s most recent spate of wildfires to HuffPost on Saturday.




POSTED DECEMBER 09, 2017 6:12 PM

Travel troubles: snow cancels flights along the East Coast

Travel troubles: snow cancels flights along the East CoastAtlanta’s airport -- the nation’s busiest -- experienced the bulk of today’s travel troubles after an unexpected blast of winter weather headed southeast.




POSTED DECEMBER 09, 2017 11:01 AM

Swedish PM condemns attempted arson attack at synagogue as three arrested

Swedish PM condemns attempted arson attack at synagogue as three arrestedThree people were arrested early on Sunday after an attempted arson attack at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, prosecutors said. There were no reports of injuries and the fire did not reach the synagogue or an adjacent meeting house where Jewish youths had gathered when the attack took place late on Saturday, Swedish media reported. Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said in a statement he was outraged by the attack.




POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2017 5:34 PM

White Nationalists Have Been Saying 'Diversity Is Not Our Strength' For Years

White Nationalists Have Been Saying 'Diversity Is Not Our Strength' For YearsRep. Steve King (R-Iowa) has again flirted with being an open white nationalist.




POSTED DECEMBER 09, 2017 3:24 PM

U.S. Surgeon General reveals plans to put an end to the opioid epidemic

U.S. Surgeon General reveals plans to put an end to the opioid epidemicIn his first televised interview since taking office, Surgeon General Jerome Adams tells NBC News Medical Correspondent Dr. John Torres that he wants to get Naloxone, a medicine that reverses opioid overdoses, “in the hands of more people."




POSTED DECEMBER 09, 2017 8:29 AM

Top Asian News 12:34 a.m. GMT

Top Asian News 12:34 a.m. GMTWASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador recently urged the world to sever diplomatic ties with North Korea, she was sketchy on the details: Should all embassies close? How about those providing the U.S. intelligence from the largely inscrutable country? And what of Sweden, which helps with imprisoned Americans? Nikki Haley's recent call to action underscores the challenge for the United States as it tries to advance a nonmilitary strategy for resolving the nuclear standoff with North Korea. Isolating the reclusive, totalitarian state has been a central component of the U.S. plan, even though Washington says it remains open to talks.




POSTED DECEMBER 09, 2017 7:34 PM

China Is Now Making Some of the Most Powerful Guns on the Planet

China Is Now Making Some of the Most Powerful Guns on the PlanetLike the rest of China’s military revolution over the past quarter century, its small-arms revolution is a remarkable achievement. China’s People’s Liberation Army has traditionally relied on foreign and Communist bloc weapons manufactured in China under license—or not. Now, however, as the PLA undergoes an unprecedented modernization, a new generation of locally designed and manufactured light weaponry is arming China’s armed forces, from handguns to light machine guns.




POSTED DECEMBER 09, 2017 8:56 PM

Opera student raises $40,000 in performance for college tuition

Opera student raises $40,000 in performance for college tuitionDrew Anthony raised enough money in a single opera performance to pay for a year of college tuition. After hearing his story, several prestigious universities have tapped him for spots at their school.




POSTED DECEMBER 09, 2017 11:09 AM

Poll: Percentage of Americans Identifying As Republican Has Dropped Since Trump Won

Poll: Percentage of Americans Identifying As Republican Has Dropped Since Trump WonThe percentage of Americans who consider themselves Republican or lean that way has dropped since Donald Trump was elected president, a Gallup poll found.




POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2017 8:32 PM

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