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Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

President Trump weighs in again on the violence in Charlottesville. Also, officials from the U.S., Canada and Mexico meet in Washington to begin renegotiating NAFTA. Plus, seven days of mourning have been declared in Sierra Leone after hundreds have died in mudslides.

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

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Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

The heads of Merck, Under Armour and Intel resign from President Trump's Manufacturing Council over his response to the events in Charlottesville. Will the political fallout continue? Plus, a U.S. military general travels to Asia to push for a diplomatic solution with North Korea.

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

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Monday, August 14th, 2017

After the deadly events in Charlottesville this weekend, President Trump placed blame "on many sides." Those remarks didn't go far enough for Democrats and some Republicans who called on Trump to directly denounce the white supremacists behind the violence. Plus, Vice President Mike Pence is in South America. What kind of welcome will he get?

Monday, August 14th, 2017

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Friday, August 11th, 2017

President Trump weighed in on multiple issues yesterday with reporters during his working vacation at his New Jersey golf course. He talked North Korea, healthcare, and the opioid crisis. How does all of this look to Republican party voters in Iowa? Plus, the former CEO of Uber Travis Kalanick is slapped with a lawsuit.

Friday, August 11th, 2017

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Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Are the White House and State Department sending mixed messages on North Korea? And how are people in Guam reacting to the latest threats from North Korea?

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

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Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

North Korea threatens to strike the U.S. territory of Guam. What kind of havoc can North Korea wreak? And what can the U.S. do about the unpredictable regime? Plus, Trump TV makes its online debut. Why is Trump getting into the "news" business?

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

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Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

President Trump turns his attention to the opioid crisis today. Will he declare a public health emergency? And in Israel, Prime Minister Netanyahu faces a corruption investigation. Is his political future in doubt?

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

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Monday, August 7th, 2017

The UN imposed new sanctions on North Korea. Will the country agree to stop launching missiles? And in Venezuela, anti-government fighters attacked a military base. Is President Maduro's military support eroding?

Monday, August 7th, 2017

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Friday, August 4th, 2017

A grand jury will now be involved in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign. What does this step in the probe mean, as President Trump issues a new rebuke of his critics' focus on Russia? The Trump administration is set to launch its own investigation into China, which could spark a trade war. And as Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt heads into his final days of competition, we'll look at the legacy he's leaving in his dust.

Friday, August 4th, 2017

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Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

President Donald Trump is trying to get tougher on legal immigration, while his approval ratings are at new lows. Could this help shore up his base? Also, Syrian refugees are heading back into Syria, but not necessarily by choice. What awaits them back in their home country?

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

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