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Trump fumes after NYT report suggests he didn’t know ‘basic elements’ of Senate health care bill

Jun 29, 2017 |
The president is tweeting to dispute a New York Times report suggesting he doesn't understand some key points of the Republican plan to replace Obamacare. ... Read more

Sen Warner: A Lot of Facts We Need to Get Out

Jun 29, 2017 |
Senator Mark Warner, vice chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about progress in the Trump Russia investigation and the path forward, including processing 2000 pages of ... Read more

The Latest: FBI agent charged with lying pleads not guilty

Jun 29, 2017 |
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on an FBI agent charged with lying about shooting at a key figure in the armed standoff at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local): ... Read more

China spent $100 billion on reforestation. So why does it have 'green deserts'?

Jun 29, 2017 |
Standing on a hillside, Liu Minfang looks down at the lush landscape that surrounds her home in the remote mountains of southwestern China. Terraced slopes that farmers once used for growing crops ... Read more

How Russia and others use cybercriminals as proxies

Jun 29, 2017 |
It had taken American prosecutors a long time to hand down the indictment, but finally they had their man. In 2013, authorities had tracked down Alexsey Belan, a notorious Russia-linked cyber ... Read more

How Supreme Court may redefine 'wall of separation' on religion

Jun 29, 2017 |
For Holly Hollman, an active member in her Baptist church in Virginia and a frequent volunteer for its Sunday preschool program, religious freedom remains one of the most unique and hard-won rights in ... Read more

Woman's Body Found In Walmart Bathroom 3 Days After She Went Inside

Jun 28, 2017 |
The woman was identified as 29-year-old Katherine Caraway. ... Read more

White House warns Syria may be readying chemical attack

Jun 28, 2017 |
The White House warned strongman Bashar Assad that his regime would pay heavily for the slaughter of civilians. ... Read more

Kushner Meeting With Russian Bank Is Weird

Jun 28, 2017 |
Rachel Maddow relays a description of Russia's state-run VEB bank as not being a bank in the traditional way, making Jared Kushner's meeting with the chairman of that bank during the Trump ... Read more

Hillary Clinton: Reading ‘Harry Potter’ builds compassion for immigrants, refugees

Jun 28, 2017 |
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton cited a study that found reading “Harry Potter” helped to build compassion for marginalized groups in children. ... Read more

Philando Castile's family reaches $3M settlement in death

Jun 28, 2017 |
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last July, has reached a nearly $3 million settlement with the city that employed the officer, ... Read more

Famine must receive more of the world’s attention

Jun 28, 2017 |
As many as 20 million people face the threat of starvation in South Sudan, northeast Nigeria, Somalia, and Yemen, according to the United Nations. When the UN declares a famine, it isn’t saying that ... Read more

Al Franken: Democrats ‘gotta stop riding in limousines’

Jun 28, 2017 |
The Minnesota senator admits his party has a public perception problem — but not as big as the GOP’s when it comes to health care. ... Read more

Exclusive: U.S. warship stayed on deadly collision course despite warning - container ship captain

Jun 28, 2017 |
By Tim Kelly TOKYO (Reuters) - A U.S. warship struck by a container vessel in Japanese waters failed to respond to warning signals or take evasive action before a collision that killed seven of its ... Read more

Mystery of missing Chinese scholar shakes up Illinois school

Jun 28, 2017 |
CHICAGO (AP) — Yingying Zhang, the daughter of a working-class factory driver from China, took the same career path as many other young Chinese academics before her: She travelled to a university in ... Read more

Emmett Till Mississippi civil rights memorial vandalised for second time in two months

Jun 28, 2017 |
An sign marking the site where black teenager was accused of whistling at a white woman - something that would subsequently result in him being lynched - has been vandalised for the second time in two ... Read more

Supreme Court on Trump's travel ban: Why its tone sounds a bit different

Jun 28, 2017 |
The Supreme Court’s Monday ruling on President Trump’s proposed travel ban was certainly important on substance. Via a nine-to-zero vote, high court justices allowed Mr. Trump to prohibit entry into ... Read more

Health care: vote delayed, but calls to address costs keep growing

Jun 28, 2017 |
Senate Republicans have been forced into postponing major health care legislation in the United States Senate, and the backdrop is partly the difficult economics of health care: Costs for average ... Read more

Youth move: Why crown prince may struggle to win over young Saudis

Jun 28, 2017 |
The naming of 31-year-old Mohammed bin Salman as Saudi Arabia's crown prince was more than a power play. For more than half a century, the Saudi throne has been passed down between the increasingly ... Read more