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Iran denies drone shot down by U.S. over Strait of Hormuz

Iran has denied that a U.S. warship in the Strait of the Hormuz shot down one of its drones, suggesting the American vessel might...

Emails show Iowa official’s Tupac fixation before his ouster

The director of Iowa’s social services agency was a huge fan of the late rapper Tupac Shakur, and he frequently let his subordinates know...

Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia for labor secretary

President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary. I am pleased to announce that it is my...
President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony where Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte will present a 48-star flag flown on a U.S. Naval vessel during the D-Day invasion, in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, July 18, 2019, in Washington. The flag will be given to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. The vessel was control vessel Landing Craft, Control 60 (LCC 60). (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump says American warship destroys Iranian drone

A U.S. warship on Thursday destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship, President Donald Trump said. The...
Jon Stewart salutes fallen first responder. (Credit: CBS News)

Jon Stewart slams Rand Paul for blocking 9/11 funding bill as another first responder...

Comedian and 9/11 first responder advocate Jon Stewart blasted Rand Paul after the senator effectively blocked a vote to permanently reauthorize the 9/11 Victims...
FILE - In this Wednesday, March 20, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before leaving the White House in Washington, for a trip to visit a Army tank plant in Lima, Ohio, and a fundraising event in Canton, Ohio. Trump on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, will present his eighth Medal of Honor at the White House, to the family of Army Staff Sgt. Travis Atkins, who gave his life in 2007 to save fellow soldiers from an Iraqi suicide bomber. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Trump says he was “not happy” about “send her back” rally chant

President Donald Trump said Thursday he was unhappy with his supporters chanting “send her back” after he assailed a young Democratic congresswoman who he’s...

Jeffrey Epstein denied bail in sex abuse case

A judge denied bail for jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges Thursday, saying the danger to the community that would result if...

Records: Trump discussed quashing stories about affairs

Court records show that in the days leading up to the 2016 election, President Donald Trump spoke with aides rushing to quash stories about...
Bitcoin. (Credit: CBS News)

Bitcoin craze hits Iran as US sanctions squeeze weak economy

Iranians feeling the squeeze from U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s ailing economy are increasingly turning to such digital currencies as Bitcoin to make...
Sen. Rand Paul. (Credit: CBS News)

Sen. Rand Paul blocks vote on bill to aid 9/11 first responders

Sen. Rand Paul blocked a vote to permanently reauthorize the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, which provides financial assistance for first responders suffering from 9/11-related...

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