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US launches 'most advanced' stealth sub amid undersea rivalry

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Touted as the world's most technologically advanced fast attack submarine, the USS South Dakota is set to join the US Navy fleet amid a growing threat to American undersea dominance from several foreign rivals.<p>Operating beneath the ocean's surface, a submarine's strategic value …

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The Trump Effect reaches Germany

This is what happens when elected leaders ignore the will of the people who put them in power.<p>As <i>Bellwether</i> noted last week, Germany’s electorate is tired of being lectured about the country’s duty to take in undocumented refugees from the Middle East and Africa. On Sunday, voters made their …

A Political Conservative Goes to Berkeley

Ben Shapiro is a 33-year-old who supports small government, religious liberty and free-market economics and opposes identity politics, abortion and Donald Trump. He is, in other words, that wildly exotic creature: a political conservative.<p>You’d think that the cosmopolitan denizens of the San …

Hillary Clinton has a theory about why she lost with white women

James Comey had a lot to do with it, she said in a Vox interview.<p>The fact that 53 percent of white women voters cast their votes for Donald Trump in November has been a source of consternation, shame, and anger in the months since, as many Americans wondered how so many white women could vote for a …

Hillary Clinton: I Was 'Dumbfounded' When Comey Reopened Email Probe

Hillary Clinton was stunned when then-FBI Director James Comey reopened the agency's investigation into her private email server just days before the 2016 election, she told TODAY on Wednesday in her first live interview since the race.<p>"I was just dumbfounded. I thought, 'What is he doing?' The …

Medicare for All or State Control: Health Care Plans Go to Extremes

WASHINGTON — In one Senate office building, some of the leading lights of the Democratic Party gathered Wednesday to embrace what was once a proposal only of the far left: a huge expansion of Medicare, large enough to open the popular, government-run health program to all Americans.<p>In another …

Health Care

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Sport<p>Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne, Leroy Sane and David Silva lead a six-strong cast that also includes the prolific Mohamed Salah and …

Time to Restrict the President’s Power to Wage Nuclear War

For the first time in a generation, there is widespread anxiety about the possibility of nuclear war, stimulated by the extreme tensions between North Korea and the United States. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has advised Americans that they can sleep safely at night, a reassurance that most …

How the Vietnam War Broke the American Presidency

The war opened the credibility gap. What we’ve learned since has only widened it.<p>On April 30, 1975, when the last helicopter lifted off the roof of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, the Vietnam War, the most consequential event in American history since World War II, ended in failure. More than 58,000 …

Vietnam War

Stephen Bannon, Outspoken Critic of China, Has Subtler Message in Hong Kong Visit

HONG KONG — In the White House, Stephen K. Bannon helped shape President Trump’s nationalistic rhetoric that blamed China for economic woes in the United States.<p>Now, less than a month after leaving the government, Mr. Bannon, the former chief strategist to Mr. Trump, has come to Hong Kong, at the …

After an earthquake and a hurricane — and Trump's failure to send condolences — Mexico rescinds offer of aid to U.S.

Mexico on Monday withdrew its offer of aid to the United States to help victims of<p>Hurricane Harvey, saying those resources are now needed at home as Mexico recovers from a separate hurricane and a devastating earthquake.<p>Last month, as Hurricane Harvey flooded Houston with days of record-breaking …

Mattis, Tillerson detail Trump's North Korea strategy

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's top national security advisers detailed the administration's strategy for dealing with North Korea in back-to-back classified briefings on Capitol Hill Wednesday, which lawmakers described as a sober assessment of the diplomatic and military approach to …

New Russian envoy calls first Trump meeting ‘warm’

MOSCOW – Russia’s newly installed ambassador to Washington said on Friday that he had a warm and constructive meeting with U.S. President Donald …

Mexico diplomat meets with California officials, immigrants

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Mexico's top diplomat will make a two-day visit to immigrant-friendly California amid strained relations between his …