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Is Trump relying on American consumers to save the economy from recession?

Aug 22, 2019 • 7:00 AM ET U.S. Los Angeles Times  

Worries of downturn prompt President Trump to hammer the Fed and consider tax cuts. …

Storming Area 51 started as a joke. But it's a mystery as to how many will show up

Aug 22, 2019 • 7:00 AM ET U.S. Los Angeles Times  

Will millions arrive at Area 51 in September to storm the gates? Nobody knows for sure, but government agencies are preparing for the worst …

School staff member accused of sexually assaulting student

Aug 22, 2019 • 6:53 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - A staff member at a Green Bay high school is accused of sexually assaulting a male student. Thirty-one-year-old Courtney …

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Aug 22, 2019 • 6:50 AM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Here's the latest for Thursday August 22nd: Trump says no payroll tax cut; Inslee out of presidential race; Planned Parenthood leaves federal …

DC club owner charged with soliciting sex acts in Maryland

Aug 22, 2019 • 6:45 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) - The chairman of a Maryland-based production company has been accused of attempting to buy sexual favors from a massage …

John Hickenlooper running for US Senate

Aug 22, 2019 • 6:33 AM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Thursday that he will run for the U.S. Senate, becoming the immediate front-runner in a crowded …

Sweden arrests 2 more suspects in Denmark tax office blast

Aug 22, 2019 • 6:16 AM ET U.S. The Washington Times  

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Police in Denmark say their Swedish colleagues have arrested two more people in connection with an early morning explosion …

White House wants to end child detention limits

Aug 22, 2019 • 6:13 AM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

The Trump administration is moving to end a long-standing federal court agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention, a …

Trump: Danish leader's words nasty, inappropriate

Aug 22, 2019 • 6:13 AM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he has canceled his trip to Denmark after a "nasty" and "inappropriate" comment by Danish Prime Minister Mette …

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Aug 22, 2019 • 6:13 AM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Here's the latest for Wednesday, August 21st: Trump insists US has strong gun background checks; Australian court upholds convictions against …

Trump: 'I have an appetite for background checks'

Aug 22, 2019 • 6:13 AM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

President Donald Trump on Wednesday once again backed tighter background checks for gun purchases, but said he wants to be careful that closing what …

Trump says he is 'the chosen one' to take on China

Aug 22, 2019 • 6:13 AM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

President Donald Trump proclaimed Wednesday that he is "the chosen one" to take on the China trade war, insisting, "somebody had to do it." (Aug. 21) …

Mixed reaction to Trump's Jewish disloyalty claims

Aug 22, 2019 • 6:12 AM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

President Donald Trump's claims that Jews who vote for Democrats are showing disloyalty is met with disbelief by Jewish American liberal groups …

Dump truck collapses through MA parking garage

Aug 22, 2019 • 6:12 AM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Aerial footage showed a dump truck through the upper level of parking garage in Quincy, Massachusetts, Wednesday. The weight of the truck is believed …

5 years after Garner death, neighborhood 'lawless'

Aug 22, 2019 • 6:12 AM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

People in the Staten Island neighborhood where Eric Garner died say police have been reluctant to take any action in the area since Garner's …

Clinician: Losing federal funds puts women at risk

Aug 22, 2019 • 6:12 AM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

The impact of Planned Parenthood's decision to pull out of the federal family planning program is reverberating around the country. Chicago …

California mother suspected of killing 2 daughters

Aug 22, 2019 • 6:12 AM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

California authorities say they believe an infant girl and her teenage sister found dead at home were intentionally killed by their mother, who is …

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Aug 22, 2019 • 6:12 AM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Here are the top stories for Wed., August 21st: Trump takes swipe at Danish prime minister; Trump moves to forgive student debt of disabled vets; DHS …

Trial starts in case of shooting over parking spot

Aug 22, 2019 • 6:12 AM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

A prosecutor told jurors a Florida man who fatally shot an unarmed black man during a dispute over a parking space had initiated a similar …

Immigrant advocates: Keep child detention limits

Aug 22, 2019 • 6:12 AM ET U.S. USA TODAY  

Immigrant advocates are criticizing a Trump administration move to end a long-standing federal court agreement that limits how long immigrant …