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Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

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Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Ten people are dead and 15 more injured after a rental van drove into a crowd of pedestrians yesterday in Toronto, Canada. Also, President Trump hosts Emmanuel Macron of France tonight for the first official state dinner of this administration. The French leader hopes to convince Trump to honor the Iran nuclear deal.

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

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Monday, April 23rd, 2018

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Monday, April 23rd, 2018

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee votes today on the nomination of CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be Secretary of State. It appears the panel will not support him. In Nicaragua, President Ortega says he's withdrawing a welfare overhaul package that sparked days of violent protests. Also, a team of inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has visited Douma, Syria to investigate a suspected chemical weapons attack there two weeks ago.

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

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Friday, April 20th, 2018

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Friday, April 20th, 2018

Some of fired FBI Director James Comey's memos detailing his meetings with President Trump have been released. Students are expected to walk out of classes to protest gun violence on Friday. And South Korea says it has tested a hotline to directly connect the leaders of North and South Korea in a bid to reduce tensions on the peninsula.

Friday, April 20th, 2018

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Thursday, April 19th, 2018

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Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Cuba is preparing for a new leader. Raul Castro is expected to hand over the presidency to a younger successor. President Trump spoke about his hopes for a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. And a judge will decide whether a criminal trial against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens can go forward.

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

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Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

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Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

CIA Director Mike Pompeo reportedly made a secret trip to North Korea to meet that country's leader. President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe continue trade and security talks today in Florida. And former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92.

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

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Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

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Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Former FBI Director James Comey talked with NPR about his actions during the 2016 campaign and his opinions on President Trump. A federal judge is considering who should be the first to review documents gathered in a raid targeting Michael Cohen, the president's personal attorney. Also, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, facing widespread protests at home, meets with President Trump today.

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

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Monday, April 16th, 2018

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Monday, April 16th, 2018

Former FBI Director James Comey says Donald Trump is morally unfit to be president. And following U.S.-led strikes on Syria over the weekend, what is the administration's future commitment there? Also, the White House is set to announce new sanctions against Russia today. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says the sanctions will target companies related to Syria's chemical weapons use.

Monday, April 16th, 2018

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Friday, April 13th, 2018

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Friday, April 13th, 2018

James Comey's new book is making waves. It details some of the president's interactions with the former FBI director. And President Trump suggested re-entering the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Also, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warns of potential escalation if the U.S. decides to go through with military action in Syria.

Friday, April 13th, 2018

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Thursday, April 12th, 2018

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Thursday, April 12th, 2018

The Republican is dealing with a scramble for leadership after Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announced he will retire from Congress at the end of this term. And what are the legal constraints on President Trump's authority when it comes to ordering new military action in Syria? How might Russia respond?

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

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Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

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Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg took lawmakers' questions about Cambridge Analytica, Russian election interference and privacy. And after the FBI raided the office of President Trump's personal attorney, a question resurfaces—will Trump try to fire special counsel Robert Mueller? Also, while the suspected chemical attack in Douma, Syria has shocked some in Washington D.C., many Syrians are scratching their heads over why it is this incident that could prompt intervention.

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

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