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Trump directs Americans to note 'Loyalty Day'

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 12:14
President Donald Trump is adopting his own definition of "Loyalty Day," telling Americans to mark Monday by celebrating their individual liberties, limited government, and human dignity.

Trump on Civil War: Why couldn't they have worked that out?

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 12:07
President Donald Trump makes a puzzling claim about Andrew Jackson and the Civil War in an interview.

US-backed fighters retake more areas from ISIS in Syrian town

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 11:44
U.S.-backed opposition fighters led by Syrian Kurdish forces captured more territory from the Islamic State group in the northern town of Tabqa on Monday, pushing the extremists to northern neighborhoods close to one of Syria's largest dams.

Army: Change to burial eligibility would expand life of Arlington National Cemetery

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 11:12
Extending the lifetime of Arlington National Cemetery will likely require further restrictions on which servicemembers and veterans are eligible for burial there, the Army wrote in a report released to Congress.

SpaceX launches top-secret spy satellite for US government

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 11:07
SpaceX launched a top-secret spy satellite for the U.S. government Monday morning and then successfully landed the booster for recycling.

Watchdog to Trump: Accountability not red carpet for Duterte

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 11:01
A U.S.-based human rights group says President Donald Trump should not roll out the White House red carpet for Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte, whom it accused of being a "mastermind" of mass murder because of his anti-drug crackdown in which thousands have died.

Myanmar's military chief returns from European visit

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 10:43
The powerful chief of Myanmar's military has returned from a visit to Germany and Austria that drew concern from rights activists who accuse his soldiers of abuses against the country's ethnic minority groups.

Rights group: Syria used suspected nerve agents in 4 attacks

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 10:40
New evidence indicates that the Syrian government used suspected nerve agents in four chemical weapons attacks since December including one in an opposition-held town April 4 that killed nearly 100 people, a human rights group said Monday.

With 'Alien,' 'Blade Runner' sequels, Scott looks forward

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 10:15
Ridley Scott insists he is not a nostalgic person, but you wouldn't know that looking at the 2017 movie calendar. Not only are audiences getting another "Alien" movie, "Alien: Covenant," on May 19, but also a long-time-coming "Blade Runner" sequel in October.

'Wonder Woman' director finds herself in rare summer role

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 10:11
Director Patty Jenkins first expressed interest in making a Wonder Woman movie more than 10 years ago. “Superman” was a film that changed her life, and it occurred to her that there still hadn’t been a “Wonder Woman” movie.

Global Hawks arrive at Yokota for 5-month deployment

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 10:04
An RQ-4 Global Hawk surveillance drone landed at Yokota Air Base Monday night, marking the start of a five-month deployment to Tokyo.

VA office could hurt, not protect, whistleblowers

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 08:49
This rush to fire feds faster, first at the VA, but with attempts to spread it across government, comes with a serious risk.

In my first 100 days, I kept my promise

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 08:47
Issue by issue, department by department, we are giving the people their country back.