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US Pulls Out of Cold War-Era Nuclear Treaty, Blaming Russia

The United States announced Friday that it was pulling out of a landmark nuclear arms control treaty with Russia, accusing Moscow of violating the Cold War-era pact with "impunity" by continuing to develop banned missiles.

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US Warns Russia it is Ready to Abandon Key Nuclear Pact

The United States warned Russia Tuesday it has 60 days to start complying with a landmark nuclear missile treaty or Washington will abandon the pact, raising concern about Europe's future security.

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From Mississippi to Liberia: The Living Legacy of America’s West African Colony

Many say the legacy of freed African-American slaves, some from Mississippi, living and ruling over Liberia for more than 150 years ignited two Liberian civil wars that spanned 14 years off and on, claiming at least 250,000 lives.

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Canada-US Reach Deal to Stay in Trade Pact With Mexico

Canada is back in a revamped North American free trade deal with the United States and Mexico after weeks of bitter, high-pressure negotiations that brushed up against a midnight deadline.

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Moon to Carry Private Message from Kim Jong Un to Trump

A beaming South Korean President Moon Jae-in, freshly returned home Thursday from a whirlwind three-day summit with Kim Jong Un, said the North Korean leader wants the U.S. secretary of state to visit Pyongyang soon for nuclear talks, and also hopes for a quick follow-up to his June summit with President Donald Trump.

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US Again Slashing Number of Refugees It Will Accept

For a second straight year the U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to people fleeing the world's danger zones.

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Trade War Escalates as China Announces Tariffs on US Imports

The U.S.-China trade war escalated further Tuesday, with China announcing retaliatory tax increases on $60 billion worth of U.S. imports, including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals.

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Trump Rejects Puerto Rico Hurricane Death Toll, Blames Dems

President Donald Trump on Thursday rejected the official conclusion that nearly 3,000 people died in Puerto Rico from last year's Hurricane Maria, arguing without evidence that the number was wrong and calling it a plot by Democrats to make him "look as bad as possible."

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US, Cuba to Meet on Mysterious 'Health Attacks' in Havana

National security agencies and members of Congress are frustrated by the lack of answers about what the United States describes as "health attacks" that have injured American diplomats in Cuba.

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Timeline of Suspected Russian Plot to Infiltrate NRA, GOP

As Siberian gun rights activist Maria Butina faces a hearing in Washington, here is a look at the unusual path that led to her arrest.

From Mississippi to Liberia

Sixteen tribes with their own unique dialects compose the ethnic makeup of most of Liberia, ...

Souvenirs from India: An Original Photo Essay

Photo Intern Melanie Boyd spent three weeks in India May 11-30. These are some of ...

Zoo Brew 2013

The Jackson Zoo held its annual Zoo Brew after hours at the park. There was ...