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US Embassy in Russia suspends issuing nonimmigrant visas

In a step that could affect hundreds of thousands of Russian tourists, the U.S. Embassy in Russia said Monday it would suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas for eight days from Wednesday in response to the Russian decision to cap embassy staff.

US and S. Korean troops start drills amid N. Korea standoff

U.S. and South Korean troops kicked off their annual drills Monday that come after President Donald Trump and North Korea exchanged warlike rhetoric in the wake of the North’s two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month.

Trump renews Afghan war commitment, sees no speedy exit

Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, President Donald Trump renewed the United States’ commitment Monday to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, declaring that U.S. troops must “fight to win.”

Kasich urges Trump to end staff chaos and ‘settle it down’

Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to stop the staff chaos at the White House and “settle it down.”

Former health chiefs to Trump: Avoid new ‘Obamacare’ crisis

Don’t make things worse. That’s the advice of former U.S. health secretaries of both parties to President Donald Trump and the GOP-led Congress, now that “Obamacare” seems here for the foreseeable future.

America still in turmoil a year after Kaepernick’s protest

What started as a protest against police brutality has mushroomed a year later into a divisive debate over the future of a football player who refused to stand for the national anthem and now faces what his fans see as blackballing for speaking out in a country roiled by racial strife.

Back to bomb shelters? North Korea threats revive nuke fears

“When Trump took office it doubled our sales, and then when he started making crazy statements we got a lot more orders,” says Walton McCarthy of Norad Shelter Systems LLC of Garland, Texas. “Between now and a year ago, we’ve quadrupled our sales.”

Citing Trump remarks, entire president’s arts council quits

The White House said Trump had already decided against renewing the advisory committee for budgetary reasons.

Trump won places drowning in despair. Can he save them?

“People were like, ‘This guy’s going to be it. He’s going to change everything, make it better again,’”

Strange bedfellows: The ACLU, free speech and Neo-Nazis

Their rights were defended by the American Civil Liberties Union, despised by many conservatives as a liberal bastion.
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