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Dems, 4 GOP reps vote to 'strongly condemn' Trump tweets
July 16, 2019

Dems, 4 GOP reps vote to 'strongly condemn' Trump tweets

The Democratic-led US House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to condemn President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four congresswomen of color. (July 16)
South Carolina Republican Sanford mulls 2020 bid
July 17, 2019

South Carolina Republican Sanford mulls 2020 bid

Former South Carolina governor and congressman Mark Sanford floated the possibility that he would challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. He says he wants to call attention to government debt and spending. (July 17)
Former Sup. Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies
July 17, 2019

Former Sup. Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies

John Paul Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the Supreme Court's leading liberal, died Tuesday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after suffering a stroke Monday. He was 99. (July 17)
Apollo 'space legends' remember 1969 mission
July 16, 2019

Apollo 'space legends' remember 1969 mission

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins joined several other key figures from that era for a look back at the historic moon mission, which began with liftoff exactly 50 years ago today. (July 16)
Phoenix Zoo beats the heat with water and ice
July 16, 2019

Phoenix Zoo beats the heat with water and ice

As the temperature hit 115 degrees Tuesday in the Phoenix area, residents were doing what they could to deal with the hottest day of the year so far. At the Phoenix Zoo, animals were beating the heat with cooling sprays of water and ice treats. (July 16)
Today in History for July 17th
July 16, 2019

Today in History for July 17th

Highlights of this day in history: TWA Flight 800 explodes; Russia's royal family executed; Disneyland opens; Nicaragua's Somoza goes into exile; Apollo and Soyuz link up in space; Baseball's Ty Cobb and jazz great John Coltrane die. (July 17)
Trump on Dem 'squad': They can't hate our country
July 16, 2019

Trump on Dem 'squad': They can't hate our country

President Donald Trump dug in Tuesday on his comments directed at four progressive Democratic congresswomen of color, insisting they can "go wherever they want or they can stay," adding, "They shouldn't hate our country."
GOP leaders on Trump's tweets: It's about politics
July 16, 2019

GOP leaders on Trump's tweets: It's about politics

Republican leaders in Congress remained unwilling Tuesday to unequivocally rebuke President Donald Trump's attack on four progressive women of color in Congress, insisting his tweets and the ensuing dispute is about ideology and politics. (July 16)
Senators scrutinize Facebook's digital currency
July 16, 2019

Senators scrutinize Facebook's digital currency

U.S. senators from both parties opened a hearing with tough questions and criticisms of Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency. (July 16)
Gas explosion destroys house, kills utility worker
July 15, 2019

Gas explosion destroys house, kills utility worker

Authorities say a gas explosion destroyed a Southern California home and killed a gas company worker on Monday. More than a dozen others were injured in the blast in Murrieta. (July 15)
NKorea floats idea of lifting weapons test freeze
July 16, 2019

NKorea floats idea of lifting weapons test freeze

North Korea says it is rethinking whether to abide by its moratorium on nuclear and missile tests and other steps aimed at improving ties with the US. The statement blames upcoming regular US-South Korean military drills. (July 16)
Armstrong's restored spacesuit goes on display
July 16, 2019

Armstrong's restored spacesuit goes on display

The spacesuit that Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong wore on the moon is back on display in mint condition. The suit was rehabbed before it was unveiled Tuesday by Vice President Mike Pence at the Air and Space Museum. (July 16)
ICE arrests in Calif. demonstrate arduous process
July 15, 2019

ICE arrests in Calif. demonstrate arduous process

Arrests last week of immigrants in the country illegally illustrate how President Donald Trump's pledge to start deporting millions of people is virtually impossible with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's current budget and methods. (July 15)
Protests during Amazon Prime Day
July 16, 2019

Protests during Amazon Prime Day

Amazon faced protests on its fifth annual Amazon Prime Day. While the Seattle-based e-commerce behemoth said it is offering more than a million deals, a demonstration was seen outside a warehouse in Shakopee, Minnesota. (July 16)
Unbowed by furor, Trump digs in on controversial tweets
July 15, 2019

Unbowed by furor, Trump digs in on controversial tweets

Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their "broken and crime infested" countries, insisting many people agree with him. (July 15)