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Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 04:15 PM EDT

Trump Calls Warren 'Pocahontas' in NRA Speech

Trump Calls Warren 'Pocahontas' in NRA Speech

Reviving a derogatory nickname he used throughout his presidential campaign, President Donald Trump referred to U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren as "Pocahontas" during a speech before the National Rifle Association's...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 08:38 PM EDT

Facebook Gearing Up to Fight Political Propaganda

Facebook Gearing Up to Fight Political Propaganda

Facebook is acknowledging that governments or other malicious non-state actors are using its social network to influence political sentiment in ways that could affect national elections. It's a long way from...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 01:54 PM EDT

Reports: US Troops Deploy Along Syria-Turkish Border

Reports: US Troops Deploy Along Syria-Turkish Border

U.S. armored vehicles are deploying in areas in northern Syria along the tense border with Turkey, a few days after a Turkish airstrike that killed 20 U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters, a Syrian war monitor and...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 01:39 PM EDT

Trump Names Anti-Abortion Leader to High Post at HHS

Trump Names Anti-Abortion Leader to High Post at HHS

The White House says President Donald Trump is appointing the former president of a leading anti-abortion organization to a senior position at the Department of Health and Human Services. Charmaine Yoest,...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 12:49 PM EDT

How Trump's Tweets Have Changed in 100 Days as @POTUS

How Trump's Tweets Have Changed in 100 Days as @POTUS

President Donald Trump is known for his quick-fire tweeting, a habit he believes helped him win the election. But as his term progressed, the number of likes and retweets each post received started to fall. As...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 04:22 PM EDT

Trump Tells NRA 'You Have a True Friend' in White House

Trump Tells NRA 'You Have a True Friend' in White House

President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for gun rights Friday, telling attendees of a National Rifle Association convention that "the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 12:08 PM EDT

From Spicey to Kush: 'SNL's' First 100 Days of Trump

From Spicey to Kush: 'SNL's' First 100 Days of Trump

There have been seven episodes of “Saturday Night Live” during the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency, and the program’s been handed plenty of material by the administration, from the president’s...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 01:53 PM EDT

Tillerson Calls for UN Sanctions on North Korea

Tillerson Calls for UN Sanctions on North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called for North Korea's "financial isolation" at Friday's U.N. Security Council meeting. Tillerson also threatened sanctions on countries that continues to trade with...

Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 at 12:04 AM EDT

Alison King in DC for President Trump's 100th Day in Office

Alison King in DC for President Trump's 100th Day in Office

NBC Boston is in Washington, D.C. ahead of President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office.

Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 at 12:02 AM EDT

N. Korea Missile Test Fails Hours After UN Meeting on Nukes

N. Korea Missile Test Fails Hours After UN Meeting on Nukes

A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the third test-fire flop just this month but a clear message of defiance as...

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