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Syrian Rebels React To Trump Ending CIA Backing

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 4:01am

The Trump administration's ending of the CIA program to back Syrian rebels brings to a close a halting effort that highlights the U.S. ambivalence about the ongoing civil war.

Looking At The White House John Kelly Inherits

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 4:01am

To talk about the leaks in the White House and the other challenges John Kelly will face as his chief of staff, Ailsa Chang speaks with The Washington Post's Robert Costa.

Polo Meets Rodeo In South Dakota

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 4:01am

Rodeo is South Dakota's state sport. In Sioux Falls, a small group is hoping polo — another sport that involves horses — can gain its own following.

Germany Holds Summit On Car Pollution

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 4:01am

Germany is holding a conference to discuss concrete steps to curb auto pollution, but other issues like collusion and allegations of deception by the German auto industry are likely to dominate.

7 Priests Walk Into A Bar

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 4:01am

Seven student priests tried to get into a bar in Cardiff, Wales, but the staff at first turned them away, thinking they were dressed up for a bachelor party. The bar apologized with a free round.

Political Fight Threatens Illinois Public School Funding

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 4:01am

Less than a month after ending one budget impasse, Illinois is staring at another one, this one involving public school funding.

Turkey Continues Crackdown With Mass Trial

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 4:01am

Turkey continues its purge and crackdown following last year's failed coup attempt, this time with a mass trial of nearly 500 defendants.

Morning News Brief: Signs Of Bipartisanship On Health Care, Corruption Vote In Brazil

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 4:01am

Lawmakers have showed interest of working across party linesies on improving health insurance markets. Also, Brazil's Congress votes on corruption charges against the president.

Trump Remarks Eclipse Sessions' Talk Before Black Law Enforcement Group

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 4:01am

Attorney General Sessions was in Atlanta to promote a new crime-fighting agenda, but much of the attention was on President Trump's comment that police shouldn't be "too nice" to suspects in custody.

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Trying To Understand 'What Made Maddy Run'

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 1:18am

Journalist Kate Fagan's new book digs into the life of a young woman whose suicide shocked the University of Pennsylvania, where she ran track. Madison Holleran's life seemed perfect, until it wasn't.

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