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Eclipse: What you need to know

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In less than a week, the sun will disappear -- for a short time -- across America.

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Second officer dies after Florida shooting

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A second Florida police officer has died from wounds he suffered in a shooting, Kissimmee police said on its Facebook page.

Pastor quits Trump's evangelical board

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A New York City megachurch pastor became the first religious leader to step down from President Trump's evangelical advisory board.

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Local officials weigh whether to keep Confederate memorials

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Take a look at the week in politics from August 13 to August 19.

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Analysis: Trump's muddled view of American history

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President Donald Trump, like his predecessors in the Oval Office, has periodically turned to history. Unlike presidents of the past, his grip on the decades before his inauguration appears, at times, tenuous or non-existent.

Busted: How to catch a 'Peacock'

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For years, US authorities were desperate to get their hands on a man they called the "Peacock," a Syrian-born weapons dealer said to be behind some of the world's most notorious acts of violence.

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What Washington tourists think about the monuments debate

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Like the thousands of tourists who flock to Washington, D.C., every summer, the visitors who strolled through the national mall in humid weather this week came to marvel at the monuments devoted to iconic US leaders and events.

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Trump praises protesters for 'speaking out against bigotry'

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President Donald Trump tweeted his support for the Boston Police Department's handling of a self-described free speech rally and counterprotest march that brought thousands to the city's downtown Saturday, adding that he applauded "the…

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Trump gushes over Bannon's return to Breitbart

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President Donald Trump wished his former chief strategist Steve Bannon well upon his return to the conservative website Breitbart News, tweeting Saturday, "Fake News needs the competition!"

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The Confederate memorials to be removed after Charlottesville

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More than 150 years after the Civil War ended, the Confederacy is memorialized with statues, monuments and historical markers across the United States.

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New Confederate monuments are going up and these are the people behind them

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Since 2007, John Culpepper had been anticipating this moment: the unveiling of a statue to the common Confederate soldier in his hometown of Chickamauga, Georgia. In November of last year, three days before Donald Trump won the presidency,…

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Charlottesville mayor: I've changed my mind about Confederate monuments

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Earlier this year, Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer voted against moving the Robert E. Lee statue out of a city park. Instead, he wanted to create "a new context" around the statue of the Confederate general.

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CNN poll: Americans' eclipse viewing plans take shape

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About half of Americans (51%) have plans to watch the eclipse of the sun happening across the United States on August 21, according to a CNN poll conducted by SSRS. That figure climbs to 60% among those who live in states touched by the …

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Trump's big choice after Charlottesville

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More than most men who've had his job, President Donald Trump is familiar with the feel of a controversy, its life cycles, how it grows, how it goes out. Instead of climbing the political ladder as a state legislator or US House member…

Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon fired

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President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon is out at the White House, two administration officials told CNN on Friday.

Trumps will skip Kennedy Center Honors

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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will not attend the annual Kennedy Center Honors in December, the White House announced Saturday morning.

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Some worry Trump's mixed messages will fuel white supremacists

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With major cities across the country bracing for an unusual wave of far-right rallies in the coming days, local and federal law enforcement officials are concerned about the potential for more violence amid warnings that white supremacist…

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Analysis: White House chaos, in one picture

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The photo above was taken on January 28 in the Oval Office.

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Steve Bannon was fired, but the largest generator of chaos in the White House isn't going anywhere

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In any normal White House, in any normal week, the ouster of the President's political and ideological guru would signal a major course correction.

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Pediatricians say Florida hurt sick kids to help big GOP donors

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Pediatricians question whether Florida's health department dumped sick kids off a special Medicaid insurance plan to help big GOP donors.

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Gingrich: Trump 'more isolated than he realizes'

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President Donald Trump has become "isolated" in the presidency, ally Newt Gingrich told Fox News in an interview that aired Friday.

Weather remains the wildcard

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It's probably the most anticipated weather forecast in recent memory. Millions of people across the United States are eagerly tuning in to their local meteorologists or refreshing their favorite apps, all hoping for the same thing: clear…

Bannon to Weekly Standard: 'The Trump presidency that we fought for, and won, is over'

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After his ouster from the West Wing on Friday, ex-White House chief strategist Steve Bannon declared the Trump presidency that his brand of populist, right-wing conservatives helped make a reality is "over."

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This is Trump's worst week as president. Here are 5 other really bad ones.

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Donald Trump has been President for 30 weeks -- or 210 days if you are counting.

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Hill Democrats weigh strategies to link GOP to Trump's controversial 'both sides' comments

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Congressional Democrats plan to relentlessly hammer President Donald Trump's controversial comments arguing that "both sides" were responsible after a protest led by white supremacists in Charlottesville resulted in the death of a young…

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