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US analysts locate secret North Korean missile sites

President Trump declared after his historic summit in June that with President Kim Jong Un there was ‘‘no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea.’’

In key campaign role, Katherine Clark helped Democrats regain House

US Representative Katherine Clark in May.

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Representative Clark, vice-chairwoman of recruitment for Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, played an instrumental role in helping Democrats gain control of the House last week.

Winter Holidays People Taking a Photo. Happy Characters Taking Selfie with Smartphone. Cartoon Man and Woman Making Christmas Picture Together. Vector illustration

Playing Christmas music? In November?

The jack-o’-lanterns might still be perched atop doorsteps. Thanksgiving might still be weeks away. But for a collection of holiday enthusiasts, the Christmas music is already blaring.

Members of the Catholic church gather for an opening session during the annual US Conference of Catholic Bishops November 12, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP)BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Bishops were ready to vote on accountability. Vatican said to wait

The Vatican asked US prelates to delay their decision on new steps to address the clergy sex abuse crisis ahead of a global meeting of church leaders in Rome in February.

Galveston-Houston Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops general assembly, listened during a press conference Monday  in Baltimore.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

A day of reckoning postponed

Humility. Courage. That is exactly what the Catholic church was seeking at their bishops conference in Baltimore this week. Turns out, that will have to wait.

Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was helped off the field after being injured during a game against the Arizona Cardinals in 2012. Dr. Thomas Gill, the Patriots team physician during Hernandez’s career, is on the left.

In jail calls, Aaron Hernandez discussed NFL’s reliance on painkillers with former teammates

Recorded jail calls provide an unfiltered opportunity to hear professional football players talk openly about managing their pain.