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President Trump’s ardent backers support him more than ever

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SUN CITY, Arizona — President Donald Trump’s most ardent champions are sticking by him, happy to absolve him of any wrong in the blame game ...

US demands big NAFTA changes, setting stage for tough talks


WASHINGTON — The United States won’t settle for cosmetic changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, the top U.S. trade negotiator said, as negotiations ...

1 US soldier killed in combat in Afghan; others wounded


WASHINGTON — The U.S. military says one soldier died and an unspecified number of American and Afghan soldiers were wounded in a combat operation against ...

Hundreds mourn Charlottesville victim Heyer

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Those who loved Heather Heyer, along with strangers who have already elevated her into a symbol of defiance in the face of ...

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Trump administration agrees to continue health care subsidy for now


WASHINGTON — The Trump administration, faced with increasing pressure from Republican members of Congress, backed away from causing an immediate crisis in health care marketplaces ...


Scientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots


CANBERRA, Australia — Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean through ...

Southern states resist calls to remove Confederate memorials

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WASHINGTON — Racial violence in Charlottesville has re-energized efforts to scrap Confederate statues and memorials, but many Southern states are moving in the opposite direction, ...


Charlottesville clashes bring attention to anti-fascist movement


SEATTLE — The deadly white nationalist demonstration in Virginia has brought new attention to an anti-fascist movement whose black-clad, bandanna-wearing members have been a regular ...


Police: Alabama woman survives 28 days in woods


UNION SPRINGS, Ala. — A missing Alabama woman found alive after surviving for weeks in the woods is lucky to have survived and is back ...


Survey: Many citizens of U.S. allies trust Putin over Trump

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WASHINGTON — Vladimir Putin is more trusted than Donald Trump to do the right thing for the world among citizens of numerous U.S. allies, including ...


Trump disbands White House manufacturing council

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NEW YORK — President Donald Trump says he’s ending a pair of White House advisory councils that were staffed by corporate chief executives. CEOs have ...


Next up as Trump’s communications director: 28-year-old loyalist Hope Hicks

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WASHINGTON — Hope Hicks, one of President Trump’s most loyal and longest-serving aides, is taking on one of the most thankless jobs in politics: serving ...

Heather Heyer, woman killed at Charlottesville rally, ‘always wanted fairness’


CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — About 1,000 mourners gathered inside a theater in downtown Charlottesville to remember a woman killed during a violent weekend rally were able ...


Cops: Ohio teacher let son sell drugs, teens use LSD at her home

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SPRINGBORO, Ohio — An Ohio elementary school teacher faces criminal charges over allegations she let her 15-year-old son sell drugs and let teenagers use the ...

Ohio man accused of plotting US attacks asks for leniency

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A man charged with plotting to kill military members in the U.S. after receiving overseas training is asking for leniency at sentencing, ...


St. Louis police looking for ‘jorts-wearing bandit’

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ST. LOUIS — Anyone who recognizes a man accused of robbing stores in the St. Louis area while wearing jean shorts is being urged to ...

Youth unemployment dropped this summer


More teens and young adults found jobs this summer than they did in 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The youth labor force ...


5 missing as Army helicopter goes down, items found

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HONOLULU — A multi-agency team scoured the ocean Wednesday off Hawaii for five people aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training ...

Trump to rally supporters next Tuesday in Phoenix


NEW YORK — President Donald Trump plans to rally supporters in Phoenix next week. Trump’s campaign announced the event Wednesday — a day after the ...

Trump renews Twitter criticism of Amazon

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on e-commerce giant Amazon, and he says the company is “doing great damage to tax paying ...

Wednesday, Aug 16

Mourners gather to remember woman killed at Virginia rally

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Mourners will gather in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Wednesday to honor the woman who was killed when a car rammed into a crowd ...

Judge blocks 176-million ton coal mine expansion in Montana

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BILLINGS, Mont. — A federal judge has blocked a proposed 176-million ton expansion of a central Montana coal mine in a ruling that criticized U.S. ...

Missouri Supreme Court rejects request to stop execution

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ST. LOUIS — The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday denied a motion from attorneys seeking to halt the execution of a man scheduled to die ...

Justice Department’s demand for data on 1.3M anti-Trump protesters sparks debate

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SAN FRANCISCO — In the digital age, there apparently is no place to hide. For weeks, the Justice Department has demanded a web-hosting service hand ...

Tuesday, Aug 15

Ohio mayor vows review after cop punches driver in traffic stop

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EUCLID, Ohio — The mayor of a Cleveland suburb where a white police officer repeatedly punched a black man and hit his head on pavement ...

Virginia violence adds to push to remove Confederate statues

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As a descendant of Civil War soldiers who wore both the blue and the gray, a Kentucky mayor said he’s taking his own stand — ...

Simone Askew is first black woman to lead West Point cadets

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WEST POINT, N.Y. — Simone Askew marched into history Monday as the first black woman to lead the Long Gray Line at the U.S. Military ...

Week in Pictures (August 7 - August 13)

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Images from across the region by the Tribune-Review visuals staff. ...

Monday, Aug 14

Mom previously accused Charlottesville driver of beating her

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The driver charged with killing a woman at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville was previously accused of beating his mother and ...

Armed militia, clergy, more unite against white nationalists

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Clergy in robes. A woman handing out flowers. Black Lives Matter activists. Armed militia members. Students. Angry anti-fascist protesters. The diverse group ...

Sheriff: 3 shot dead at Wisconsin auto racing event

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UNION GROVE, Wis. — Three men were shot and killed during an auto racing event on Sunday, a Wisconsin sheriff said. Kenosha County Sheriff David ...

Protests, vigils around country decry white supremacist rally

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SEATTLE — Protesters decrying hatred and racism converged around the country on Sunday, saying they felt compelled to counteract the white supremacist rally that spiraled ...

Sunday, Aug 13

Star Wars Through the Years

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Images from across the region, nation and world. ...

3 dead, dozens injured, amid violent white nationalist rally

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A car rammed into a crowd of protesters and a state police helicopter crashed into the woods Saturday as tension boiled over ...

White House defends Trump’s response to Charlottesville violence as criticism intensifies

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WASHINGTON — Sometimes what President Trump doesn’t say causes his aides more headaches than things he does. The White House on Sunday defended the president’s ...

N.Y. man kills mother, sister, 3rd woman with hammer, police say

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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — A man with a history of “emotional issues” used a hammer to bludgeon his mother, his sister and another woman to death ...

Saturday, Aug 12

Advocates stage first big Texas protest against border wall


MISSION, Texas — Hundreds of protesters wearing white and chanting in English and Spanish marched Saturday in Texas’ first major protest against a border wall, ...

Chicago cop found at fault in fatal shooting has history of lawsuits, complaints

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CHICAGO - A Chicago police officer found at fault by the city’s police watchdog for a teenager’s fatal shooting in 2012 fired at suspects in ...

White nationalist rally in Charlottesville linked to 3 deaths

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in a Virginia college town, killing one ...

22 states back bid to keep New Mexico 10 Commandments statue

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A coalition of nearly two dozen states led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is stepping into a dispute in northwestern New ...