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At campaign rally, Biden decries Democratic 'anger' and pledges unity

At campaign rally, Biden decries Democratic 'anger' and pledges unityAt a rally in downtown Philadelphia, Biden, as he has done throughout the beginning stages of his campaign, made Trump his central target, blasting him as "the divider-in-chief." But he also chided other Democratic presidential candidates in the field, suggesting that anger toward Trump within his party was not enough to win next year's presidential election. "Some of the really smart folks say Democrats don't want to hear about unity," he said. With his poll numbers currently swamping the rest of the Democratic field, Biden has often acted as if his current opponent is Trump and not the other 23 Democrats vying for the party's nomination.



Ocasio-Cortez Sides With Buffett on How Errant CEOs Should Pay

Ocasio-Cortez Sides With Buffett on How Errant CEOs Should PayThe freshman New York Democrat retweeted a CNBC article about how the Berkshire Hathaway chairman recently told shareholders that if a bank needs a government bail-out, the responsible CEO and his or her spouse should lose their net worth. In the CNBC story she retweeted, originally published on May 4, the day of Berkshire’s annual meeting in Omaha, Buffett was quoted as responding to a shareholder’s question regarding the Wells Fargo scandal in 2016 involving the creation of fake accounts. The story pointed out Berkshire is one of the largest shareholders in Wells Fargo.



Roe v. Wade gave women a right to choose abortion. But doctors like me have a choice, too.

Roe v. Wade gave women a right to choose abortion. But doctors like me have a choice, too.As a doctor, I'm not there to carry out the will of either the state or the individual, but to do what I see as in keeping with my medical role.



Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and Iran

Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and IranBAGHDAD (AP) — When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you're not going to stand with us, stand aside.



Vineyard Vines arrives at Target on Saturday. How to shop the limited-edition collaboration

Vineyard Vines arrives at Target on Saturday. How to shop the limited-edition collaborationSet your alarm clock if you're interested in shopping Target's latest designer collaboration, Vineyard Vines. The new collection goes on sale May 18.



Blast hits Egypt tourist bus, 17 injured: security, medical sources

Blast hits Egypt tourist bus, 17 injured: security, medical sourcesAn explosion struck a tourist bus on Sunday near Egypt's famed pyramids, injuring 17 people including foreigners, security and medical sources said. South Africans and Egyptians were among those injured when an explosive device went off, hitting the bus in Giza, according to the sources. Sunday's incident comes after three Vietnamese holidaymakers and their Egyptian guide were killed when a roadside bomb hit their bus as it travelled near the pyramids outside Cairo in December.



This Missile Might be the U.S. Navy's Important Weapon in Decades

This Missile Might be the U.S. Navy's Important Weapon in DecadesThe Tomahawk and its controversies might make headlines, but as the U.S. Navy re-arms for high-tech warfare, the SM-6 is the missile to watch.The U.S. Navy in late January 2019 confirmed the designation of its newest cruise missile, in the process clarifying its long-term plan for arming its growing fleet of warships.The plan heavily leans on one missile, in particular. It's the SM-6, an anti-aircraft weapon that quickly is evolving to perform almost every role the Navy assigns to a missile.(This first appeared earlier in the year.)The Navy dubbed the newest version of the venerable Tomahawk cruise missile the "Block V" model, Jane's reported. There are two separate variants of the Block V missile, one with an anti-ship warhead and another with a warhead the Navy optimized for striking targets on land.Raytheon's Tomahawk has been the subject of controversy in Washington, D.C. In order to save money the Obama administration wanted to pause production of the long-range missile, which since the 1980s has been the Navy's main weapon for striking land targets from the sea.Congress overruled the Obama administration and continued buying Tomahawks for roughly $1 million apiece, adding potentially hundreds of the missiles to the thousands the fleet already possesses.



Australia's conservative coalition secures parliamentary majority

Australia's conservative coalition secures parliamentary majorityThe Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) on Monday said Morrison's coalition has won 76 seats in Australia's parliament, which is comprised of 151 elected lawmakers. Respected Australian Broadcasting Corporation election analyst Antony Green said the Morrison's coalition will retain its lead in at least one more seat, allowing it to select a parliamentary speaker and still retain a majority. After a long and bitter election campaign, Morrison said Australians have had enough of politics.



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Atlanta college graduation speaker pledges to pay off students' debt

Atlanta college graduation speaker pledges to pay off students' debtVideo footage of Smith's remarks show mouths falling agape before students rise to their feet to cheer and applaud as the pledge is made. "This is my class, 2019, and my family is making a grant to eliminate their student loans," Smith said during his speech, pointing towards hundreds of students dressed in black robes and mortarboards. Morehouse is a historically black college, one of more than 100 schools founded to serve black students, mostly in the U.S. South, before the 1964 Civil Rights Act outlawed school segregation.



Trump may pardon military men accused or convicted of war crimes: New York Times

Trump may pardon military men accused or convicted of war crimes: New York TimesU.S. President Donald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several U.S. military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, including one slated to stand trial on charges of shooting unarmed civilians while in Iraq, the New York Times reported on Saturday. Trump requested the immediate preparation of paperwork needed, indicating he is considering pardons for the men around Memorial Day on May 27, the report said, citing two unnamed U.S. officials. Assembling pardon files normally takes months, but the Justice Department has pressed for the work to be completed before that holiday weekend, one of the officials said.



Suspect arrested in Detroit murder that sparked serial killer fears

Suspect arrested in Detroit murder that sparked serial killer fearsDetroit Police Chief James Craig told reporters at an impromptu afternoon news conference that minutes earlier detectives had taken the suspect, James Quill Cockerham, into custody in the death of 26-year-old Elizabeth Candice Nichole Laird. "I appreciate our friends in the media for really dispelling a horrible rumor that was circulating across the city that there was a serial killer and that he had dumped five bodies in dumpsters across the city," Craig said.



Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black voters

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black votersDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled an education policy proposal on Saturday designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system, in a bid to appeal to black voters who shunned the U.S. senator during his previous presidential run. The 10-point plan Sanders detailed in a speech in South Carolina aims to end racial disparities in the public education system. America's education policy debate has long been steeped in discussions of race and racial discrimination.



U.S. embassy issues Indonesia security alert ahead of election results

U.S. embassy issues Indonesia security alert ahead of election resultsThe U.S. embassy in Jakarta has issued a security alert ahead of election results due on Wednesday, as Indonesian authorities have arrested nearly 30 suspected militants, including some who police say are able to detonate bombs using Wi-Fi networks. The embassy advised U.S. citizens to avoid areas where large demonstrations may occur in Jakarta, and in other cities including Surabaya in East Java and Medan in North Sumatra, in a statement that was dated on Friday, May 17. Indonesian authorities have said they are heightening security ahead of May 22, when the official result of last month's presidential election will be announced.



Migrant families being flown to San Diego from Texas in U.S. border crisis

Migrant families being flown to San Diego from Texas in U.S. border crisisHundreds of detainees from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities in Texas and elsewhere are being flown to San Diego for processing beginning on Friday, the agency said. This is making it difficult to process and release family units within 20 days of their arrival at a detention center, as required by law, the CBP said in a statement. U.S. President Donald Trump earlier this year declared the immigration influx a national emergency, which allowed him to circumvent Congress to redirect more than $6 billion in funding to start building the border wall that he campaigned on in the 2016 presidential election.



Nearly 180 former Ohio State University students claim sexual abuse by doctor

Nearly 180 former Ohio State University students claim sexual abuse by doctorDr. Richard Strauss was accused of abusing at least 177 male students when he worked as a physician for the university's athletic department and the student health center from 1978 to 1998, the report said, detailing the findings of a year-long independent investigation. Staff members knew of the abuse as early as 1979, but complaints were never elevated to administrators and senior officials of the athletics or student health departments until 1996. At that time, the school suspended and ultimately removed Strauss after a "very limited investigation" into a student's claim that the doctor fondled him during an exam, the report said.



New York seizes state's oldest credit union after ex-CEO's embezzlement plea

New York seizes state's oldest credit union after ex-CEO's embezzlement pleaNew York's top financial regulator on Friday seized the state's oldest credit union, Municipal Credit Union, saying it suffered from "unsafe and unsound" conditions after its former chief executive pleaded guilty to embezzlement. The seizure by New York's Department of Financial Services followed Kam Wong's guilty plea last Nov. 19 in federal court to embezzling millions of dollars from the Manhattan-based credit union, which he led from 2007 to 2018. Linda Lacewell, the state's acting financial services superintendent, said her office appointed the National Credit Union Administration as the credit union's conservator.



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Opinion: President Trump needs to learn how to pick his battles
We are fighting a lot of wars right now, with more looming on the horizon. From trade wars to information wars to increasing nuclear threats, the list of issues competing for substantive presidential attention gets longer every da
Lemon: This could really get under Trump's skin
CNN's Don Lemon says the chaos and infighting in the White House aren't doing President Donald Trump any favors.
Analysis: Trump's hardline advisers are weakening his position
"The President has made his position eminently clear, and in the next weeks and months, we shall see what we shall see," said John Bolton.
Here's why there's rising tension between the US and Iran
CNN International correspondent Fred Pleitgen explains how tensions between the US and Iran have been on the rise since the United States pulled out of the Nuclear agreement.
'GoT' finale flies high, but can't quite stick the landing
• Why fans aren't happy with this final season • Photos of 'Game of Thrones' classic locations • This character may have overcome the most
Filmmakers say they will boycott Georgia if 'heartbeat bill' goes into effect
Filmmaker Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer have joined the list of Hollywood stars who say they will boycott Georgia after the state's governor signed the controversial "heartbeat bill" into law.
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Texas Baptist Church Opens New Sanctuary After 2017 Mass Shooting
In 2017, a gunman entered First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, killing 26 and injuring 20. A new church building opened, as the small town still struggles with what happened and why.
'We Were Speechless': Robert F. Smith Pledges To Clear Morehouse Grads' Student Debt
The billionaire surprised the Morehouse College Class of 2019 at their graduation by pledging to pay off their student loans. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with recent Morehouse graduate Kamal Medlock.
'I've Been Able To Bridge Divides' Says 2020 Democrat Steve Bullock
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Montana Gov. Steve Bullock about his run for the 2020 Democratic nomination — and why he thinks he's best positioned to beat President Donald Trump.
Robert Smith Pledges To Pay Off Student Loans For Morehouse College's Class Of 2019
The billionaire founder of investment firm Vista Equity Partners made the surprise announcement in front of roughly 400 students while delivering the college's commencement address on Sunday.
Academics Gather To Study Phish, Man
A first-ever academic conference on the meaning and impact of the jam band Phish is happening this weekend in Oregon.
#YouKnowMe: Twitter Users Share Abortion Experiences
Twitter users revealed their abortion experiences under the tag #YouKnowMe after actress and late-night host Busy Philipps shared hers.
States Prepare 'Trigger Bills' To Outlaw Abortion If 'Roe' Overturned
Some states are passing laws to get ready for a possible future in which abortion is no longer protected on the federal level.
Severe Weather Hits Central U.S.
The central U.S. has been hammered this weekend by severe weather including tornadoes, hail and heavy rain. Many affected areas were already coping with recent flooding.
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A Transgender Woman Who Was Attacked in Dallas Last Month Has Been Found Dead
When Muhlaysia Booker was attacked in April, it made headlines. One month later, she was shot and killed. The police have not linked the two episodes.
New Church Building Dedicated in Texas Town Where 26 Were Killed
The First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs made its old building into a memorial to victims of the 2017 massacre, and designed its new one with security in mind.
SAT Adversity Index: A Drive Toward Diversity Without Discussing Race
The College Board, which administers the SAT, is joining a broadening movement toward using race-neutral alternatives to affirmative action.
Your Questions about the New Adversity Score on the SAT, Answered
What factors does it consider, and is it based on research? We explain.
Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools
In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education.
Trump May Be Preparing Pardons for Servicemen Accused of War Crimes
Military officials received expedited requests for paperwork needed to pardon several military members on or around Memorial Day.
Navy SEAL War Crimes Trial in Turmoil Over Claims Prosecutors Spied on Defense
An email sent by prosecutors contained hidden software that could track if anyone read or forwarded it, lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of gunning down civilians say.
Inside the Network of Anti-Abortion Activists Winning Across the U.S.
The raw cultural momentum of the anti-abortion movement has taken over, and it shows no signs of slowing.
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Atlanta college graduation speaker pledges to pay off students' debt
Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday's commencement ceremony to pledge to pay off the student loan debt of the entire class of 2019
As Fed seeks policy advice, officials visit a struggling New Jersey city
Two top Federal Reserve officials went to Camden, New Jersey, on Friday, taking a different reading of the pulse of the U.S. economy by visiting what is by one measure the country's lowest-income city, as the central bank seeks ad
Trump may pardon military men accused or convicted of war crimes: New York Times
U.S. President Donald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several U.S. military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, including one slated to stand trial on charges of shooting unarmed civilians while in
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US president says war would be 'end' of Iran as tensions rise
The US president issues a stern warning as tensions rise between Washington and Tehran.
Austin Eubanks: Columbine school shooting survivor found dead
Austin Eubanks, who became an advocate for fighting addiction, died at his Colorado home aged 37.
Trump breaks silence amid Alabama abortion ban row
He outlined "strongly pro-life" views on abortion, amid a row over strict new laws passed in several states.
Schwarzenegger 'will not press charges' over South Africa attack
The actor says he will not press charges after being attacked at a public event in South Africa.
US lifts steel and aluminium tariffs on Canada
Mexico is also expected to see levies lifted, paving the way for a new North American trade agreement.
Republican Justin Amash calls for Trump impeachment
Justin Amash is the first Republican congressman to call for the impeachment of the president.
Kevin Mallory: Ex-CIA agent jailed for spying for China
Kevin Mallory, 62, is sentenced to 20 years in prison for disclosing military secrets.
Do international students get what they pay for?
The debate has opened after an Indian student was arrested for working to support his studies in Canada.
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