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Trump: Military action against Iran still ‘on the table’

President Donald Trump said Saturday he’s still considering military action against Iran after it downed an unmanned U.S. military aircraft, saying the use of force is “always on the table until we get this solved.”

Author E. Jean Carroll accuses President Trump of sexual assault in 1990s

The prominent author and advice columnist accused President Trump of sexual assault in her forthcoming book. The White House denied the allegation.

ICE raids targeting migrant families slated to start Sunday in major US cities

President Trump has directed US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents to conduct a mass roundup of migrant families that have received deportation orders.

Senator Angus King’s flight was canceled, so he caught a ride to Maine with strangers

Not even being a member of the US Senate can save you from lengthy flight delays and cancellations, as Senator Angus King discovered this week.

Supreme Court tosses murder conviction of black inmate

The Supreme Court is throwing out the murder conviction and death sentence for a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecutor’s efforts to keep African Americans off the jury.

Trump says he stopped Iran strike after being told people would die

Trump on Twitter Friday elaborated on his decision not to strike Iran: US was “cocked and loaded” to strike but he stopped the attack after being told people would die.

Joe Biden’s ties to segregationist senator spark campaign tension

Letters between the presidential candidate and Senator James Eastland, a well-known segregationist who served in the Senate when Biden was a freshman, show the two held similar views on using busing to integrate schools.

These women of color are running politics in S.C.

Several young African-American political operatives are part of what Democrats call an extraordinary new era in South Carolina politics.