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Friday, August 17th, 2018

8/17/2018
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The Vatican responds to a Pennsylvania grand jury report alleging the widespread sexual abuse of children by members of the clergy. And nearly a year after Hurricane Maria, FEMA dials down assistance to Puerto Rico. And, the legacy of Aretha Franklin.

Duration:00:14:30

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

8/16/2018
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President Trump follows through on a threat. He revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan. The first case brought by special counsel Robert Mueller is in the hands of a jury this morning. If convicted, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort could spend the rest of his life in prison. Also, so-called "living drugs" could reshape how some cancers are treated.

Duration:00:13:44

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

8/15/2018
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A Democratic primary in Vermont results in the country's first openly transgender person to ever win a major party's nomination for governor. And now that West Virginia's House of Delegates has voted to impeach the state's Supreme Court justices, the state Senate will decide their fate. Also, a report reveals widespread sexual abuse by priests in Pennsylvania.

Duration:00:13:40

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

8/14/2018
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Four states hold primary elections today, with closely watched races ahead for Connecticut, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Vermont. How might political tensions and scandal impact the vote? Taliban insurgents have killed dozens of Afghan soldiers and police in new fighting. What's the U.S. plan now, nearly 17 years after it entered the war? Plus, how much farther could Turkey's economic crisis spread?

Duration:00:14:18

Monday, August 13th, 2018

8/13/2018
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The administration takes aim at a law designed to protect military service members from questionable lending practices. Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says she took copious notes while working there in order to protect herself. And counter-demonstrators outnumber those in the "Unite the Right" rally.

Duration:00:13:40

Friday, August 10th, 2018

8/10/2018
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Dozens of children in Yemen were killed Thursday when a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit their bus. Prosecutors in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort may rest their case Friday. And white supremacists are expected to convene in Washington, D.C., on Sunday.

Duration:00:13:28

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

8/9/2018
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The president's legal team sent a letter to the special counsel offering a possible interview with Trump as part of the Russia probe. Ride-hailing apps are subject to new regulation in New York City. And diplomatic fallout continues after Canada criticized Saudi Arabia's human rights record.

Duration:00:12:22

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

8/8/2018
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A special election for a congressional seat in Ohio is too close to call — but it's probably a bad sign for Republicans either way. And a former Paul Manafort ally did not mince words when he testified against the former Trump campaign chairman yesterday. But will the jury consider him credible? And a federal court decision could have lasting repercussions for Puerto Rico's governance.

Duration:00:12:32

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

8/7/2018
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Prosecutors call their star witness in the Paul Manafort trial. A raft of elections tonight will give us a read of which messages work for both parties. And the U.S. reimposes some sanctions on Iran.

Duration:00:12:43

Monday, August 6th, 2018

8/5/2018
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The president again defends a 2016 Trump Tower meeting between his top campaign officials and a Russian lawyer. An update on one of Northern California's largest wildfires on record. And the significance of white nationalists holding a rally in Washington, D.C. later this week.

Duration:00:13:15

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

8/3/2018
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Top officials say America's election systems need an upgrade — what are they doing? Opposition protests over Zimbabwe's election bring a military response. And Apple hits a trillion-dollar milestone.

Duration:00:12:35

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

8/2/2018
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Escalating White House rhetoric about Robert Mueller's probe. Another deadline in the family reunification case today. And the U.S. sanctions two officials in Turkey's government over an American pastor's detention.

Duration:00:12:21

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

8/1/2018
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Facebook says it's taken down a coordinated disinformation campaign. Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort's trial shapes up as a battle of competing narratives. And a judge says no, you can't post plans online for building a gun with a 3D printer.

Duration:00:12:29

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

7/31/2018
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President Trump's former campaign chairman goes on trial today. Firefighters in California work around the clock to control 17 active wildfires. And President Trump floats a summit with Iran's leader.

Duration:00:13:52

Monday, July 30th, 2018

7/30/2018
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President Trump again threatens a government shutdown if he doesn't get a border wall. Trump's latest feud with The New York Times touches deeper issues. And does Zimbabwe's election signal a new day?

Duration:00:12:35

Friday, July 27th, 2018

7/27/2018
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President Trump's former attorney is now making accusations. Hundreds of migrant kids remain separated from their parents - the day after a court-ordered deadline. And on the 65th anniversary of the armistice that ended fighting in Korea, the remains of Americans killed there are coming home

Duration:00:12:40

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

7/26/2018
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A cease-fire in the U.S.-Europe trade war. How's that news playing in Europe? And the government will not meet today's court-ordered deadline for reunifying hundreds of children separated from their families at the border.

Duration:00:11:55

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

7/25/2018
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On tape, Donald Trump and his lawyer appear to discuss purchasing a model's story of an affair with Trump. Congress wants to know what Trump is saying in private meetings with foreign strongmen. And American farmers feel the hurt from trade disputes touched off by their own government.

Duration:00:12:29

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

7/24/2018
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President Trump considers revoking the security clearances of several critics. New satellite imagery shows that North Korea has begun dismantling its main satellite launch facility. And a document dump has caught the guardians of America's national monuments tinkering with important facts.

Duration:00:12:13

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

7/23/2018
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What newly-released documents on the FBI wiretapping of a former Trump campaign adviser tell us. The President threatens Iran. And hundreds of rescue workers in Syria are themselves being rescued.

Duration:00:12:37