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Most oppose threatening North Korea with military action: Poll

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But most Americans would approve of action if diplomacy fails, CBS News survey finds

Partisan divide over Trump’s response to Charlottesville

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But CBS News poll also finds widespread agreement that fatal attack was domestic terrorism

Phoenix mayor pans Trump plan to hold campaign rally there


“Disappointed” president intends to do it so soon after Charlottesville, especially if it’s to announce pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio, he says

Trump has yet to appoint key agency watchdogs

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Inspectors general are key to ferreting out waste, fraud and abuse -- but president has only nominated one so far

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Bannon attacks administration rivals in rare interview

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Trump's embattled chief strategist gave surprise interview to a progressive outlet, in which he attacked his rivals in the White House


"I think for myself": Trump voters speak out in wake of Charlottesville

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Atlanta Republicans Janelle Jones, Ellen Diehl and Lucretia Hughes say their support for Trump hasn't lessened

Confederate monument debate continues in the South

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As night fell in Birmingham Tuesday, city workers raised a blackened plywood wall around the Confederate memorial


Neo-Nazi site publisher: no home on internet

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Andrew Anglin, a neo-Nazi website publisher, said that he has "effectively been completely banned from the internet"

White House says Obamacare payments will be made for August

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These payments are made to health insurers to help low-income people enrolled under the health care law with out-of-pocket expenses

Poll: What Americans think of Trump’s response to Charlottesville


After deadly violence at a white nationalist rally in Virginia last weekend, the president directed blame at both sides, earning bipartisan criticism

Sessions gives sanctuary cities speech in Miami


Attorney General Jeff Sessions cracked down on Chicago and other sanctuary cities in a speech from Miami


Trump lawyer tweets that he has "no tolerance for racism"


Cohen tweeted his support of Trump following the president's controversial Tuesday speech at Trump Tower


Vice President Pence cuts South America trip short


Vice President Pence will return to the United States from his South American trip one night earlier than expected


Pence declines to say if he agrees with Trump's "both sides" statement


"What happened in Charlottesville was a tragedy," Pence says in Chile

Pro-Trump rally to commence on same day as "Juggalo" march in DC


The two rallies are set to occur on the National Mall on September 16th


Senate GOP leader: "There are no good neo-Nazis"

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Senate majority leader speaks out following Trump's controversial remarks on Charlottesville attack


Google protests canceled after alleged threats


Rallies were announced by conspiracy-theory promoter after Google employee wrote highly controversial memo about gender differences

Lindsey Graham to Trump: "Your words are dividing Americans"

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GOP Senator says Trump "took a step backward" on Tuesday with his Charlottesville remarks


Obama's Charlottesville message makes Twitter history

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Obama's tweet is now considered the top of the three most-liked tweets in history since the social media site launched


Feds demand info on visitors to anti-Trump website


Prosecutors’ request sparks First Amendment concerns; site was used to help organize Inauguration Day protests

Wednesday, Aug 16

Trump-backed candidate fails to avoid runoff in Alabama Senate race

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Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore and Sen. Luther Strange failed to get 50 percent of the vote; Trump endorsed Strange

AFL-CIO president resigns from Trump's manufacturing council

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"We cannot sit on a council for a President who tolerates bigotry and domestic terrorism," Richard Trumka says

"We cannot let a man like [Trump] take us back," says pastor

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Dr. Calvin Butts, pastor of New York's Abyssinian Baptist Church, spoke with Anthony Mason about his reaction to President Trump's comments

What's the "alt-left" Trump was talking about?

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On Tuesday, the president said the "alt-left" was partly responsible for the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend

Tuesday, Aug 15

Trump on Charlottesville: "I think there’s blame on both sides"

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In a statement that was supposed to be focused on infrastructure, the president doubled down on his response to the domestic terror attack at a white supremacist rally

Officials express "great concern" about threats to NSC staff

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White House official says it's "disheartening" to see uptick in verbal and online attacks on National Security Council members

FBI, DHS report warned of threat posed by white supremacists

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In May, agencies found small cells within the white supremacist movement would continue to pose a threat over the next year

Report: Vulnerable Republican reveals who he voted for in 2016


Nevada's Dean Heller considered one of most vulnerable Senate Republicans up for re-election in 2018 midterm elections

Monday, Aug 14

Trump denounces white supremacists after Charlottesville

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Trump on Saturday condemned hatred "on many sides," which prompted backlash from both Democrats and Republicans alike

Trump signs executive action on trade, blasts "fake news"


The president signed an executive order set to examine the United States' trade policies and practices with China

Why raising the debt ceiling won't be easy


Congress will likely have to pass an increase by the end of September because the beginning to middle of October has been eyed as the drop-dead deadline

White House defends Trump's reaction to Charlottesville

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President drew criticism from Republicans and Democrats for not explicitly denouncing white supremacists

Sunday, Aug 13

Panetta: If N. Korea takes wrong step, "it's the end of the regime"

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Former CIA Director and Secretary of Defense says U.S. must convey clear strategy of "containment and deterrence"

GOP senator to Trump: Call Charlottesville violence "domestic terrorism"

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At least five other Republican senators joined Gardner in using the phrase "domestic terrorism" to describe white nationalists

Saturday, Aug 12

Trump condemns hatred "on many sides" in Charlottesville

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President Trump gave his first public remarks Saturday since violence stemming from a white nationalist protest in Charlottesville left one dead and others injured

U.S. military has been "locked and loaded" for a long time

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When it comes to North Korea, American forces in Asia have spent years being ready to respond to an attack in minutes

Trump says he isn't ruling out military options in Venezuela

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President Trump escalated his talk on Venezuela Friday, and also announced he'll be holding his first full press conference in months on Monday in Washington

"I think you know the answer to that," Trump says on N. Korean war

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said handling North Korea requires a "combined" message, and the president has "made it clear" he prefers a "diplomatic solution"