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Monday, Nov 25, 2019 at 06:27 AM EST

Pro-Democracy Camp Wins Landslide in Hong Kong Vote

Pro-Democracy Camp Wins Landslide in Hong Kong Vote

Hong Kong's pro-democracy opposition won a stunning landslide victory in weekend local elections in a clear rebuke to city leader Carrie Lam over her handling of violent protests that have divided the semi-auto...

Sunday, Nov 24, 2019 at 05:24 PM EST

An Emerging Priority for Powell Fed: The Plight of the Poor

An Emerging Priority for Powell Fed: The Plight of the Poor

Testifying to Congress this month, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell sent a message seldom heard from his predecessors: That the Fed should consider the struggles of the lowest-income Americans in setting its...

Sunday, Nov 24, 2019 at 05:09 PM EST

UK's Boris Johnson Has One Thing on His Mind: Brexit Now

UK's Boris Johnson Has One Thing on His Mind: Brexit Now

The formal launch of the Conservative Party's election pledges Sunday centered around the key plank of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's campaign: making Brexit happen. Speaking to a friendly crowd, Johnson...

Monday, Nov 25, 2019 at 06:43 AM EST

Pentagon Chief Fires Navy Secretary Over SEAL Controversy

Pentagon Chief Fires Navy Secretary Over SEAL Controversy

Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Sunday fired the Navy's top official, ending a stunning clash between President Donald Trump and top military leadership over the fate of a SEAL accused of war crimes in...

Sunday, Nov 24, 2019 at 06:56 PM EST

Michael Bloomberg Officially Enters 2020 Presidential Race

Michael Bloomberg Officially Enters 2020 Presidential Race

Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, one of the world's richest men, has formally launched a Democratic bid for president.

Sunday, Nov 24, 2019 at 07:44 AM EST

Pope in Japan: Use and Possession of Atom Bomb 'Immoral'

Pope in Japan: Use and Possession of Atom Bomb 'Immoral'

Pope Francis traveled to Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Sunday to demand that world powers renounce their nuclear arsenals, declaring the use and possession of atomic bombs an "immoral" crime and a dangerous...

Sunday, Nov 24, 2019 at 01:36 AM EST

She Can't Vote, But 2020 Democrats Want Her Support Anyway

She Can't Vote, But 2020 Democrats Want Her Support Anyway

One of the most sought-after presidential endorsements in a key early voting state is from a woman who cannot vote. As Democrats jockey for support in Nevada, a meeting with Astrid Silva, a 31-year-old...

Sunday, Nov 24, 2019 at 06:02 PM EST

Pro-Democracy Candidates Advance in Key Hong Kong Elections

Pro-Democracy Candidates Advance in Key Hong Kong Elections

Pro-democracy candidates won nearly half of the seats in Hong Kong's local elections, according to partial returns Monday, as voters sent a clear signal of support for the anti-government protests that rocked...

Sunday, Nov 24, 2019 at 01:00 PM EST

After Chills and Fever, Ginsburg Released From Hospital

After Chills and Fever, Ginsburg Released From Hospital

The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been released from a Baltimore hospital where she had been treated for a possible infection. The 86-year-old Ginsburg has returned to her home in...

Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 at 06:35 PM EST

Top Lawmakers Reach Agreement on Spending as Deadline Nears

Top Lawmakers Reach Agreement on Spending as Deadline Nears

Negotiations on a package of spending bills to fund the federal government have produced a key breakthrough, though considerably more work is needed to wrap up the long-delayed measures. Top lawmakers of the...

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