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 Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authority

Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authority

 

In this Nov. 14, 2017, photo, Gen. Robert Kehler, USAF (Ret.) former Commander United States Strategic Command, testifies before Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on North Korea on Capitol Hill in Washington. Its hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday _ the day nuclear bombs zero in on America. But some worry about the potential for deadlocked decision-making in an actual nuclear crisis. Kehler was asked about this at a congressional hearing. His response: “Youd be in a very interesting constitutional situation.” (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)


November 19, 2017 - 18:27 GMT
 Secret Service apprehends attempted White House fence jumper

Secret Service apprehends attempted White House fence jumper

 

A man is taken into custody by officers of the Uniform Division of the U.S. Secret Service after he the jumped bike rack security barrier on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)


November 19, 2017 - 14:23 GMT
 Bangladesh arrests militant suspect in U.S. blogger killing

Bangladesh arrests militant suspect in U.S. blogger killing

 

Rafida Ahmed, who was severely injured in a jihadist hacking attack, speaks during an interview with Reuters near Washington


November 19, 2017 - 11:45 GMT
 'Me too' movement fuels Equal Rights Amendment push

'Me too' movement fuels Equal Rights Amendment push

 

Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., right, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 22, 2011, where she announced the re-introduction of the Equal Rights Amendment.


November 19, 2017 - 07:11 GMT
 Neil Gorsuch reflects on 'surreal' court tenure

Neil Gorsuch reflects on 'surreal' court tenure

 

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch delivers remarks at the Fund for American Studies luncheon in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017.


November 17, 2017 - 21:03 GMT
 U.S. towns, cities fear taxpayer revolt if Republicans kill deduction

U.S. towns, cities fear taxpayer revolt if Republicans kill deduction

 

House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) looks on during a news conference announcing the passage of the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" at the U.S. Capitol in Washington


November 17, 2017 - 02:09 GMT
 U.S. jury hears closing arguments in trial of alleged Benghazi attack organizer

U.S. jury hears closing arguments in trial of alleged Benghazi attack organizer

 

Law enforcement officers are seen outside U.S. District Court in Washington, before they help transport Mustafa al-Imam, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. Al-Imam is accused of playing an instrumental role in the Benghazi attacks and appear today in federal court. He faces three criminal charges that were filed in May 2015 but only recently unsealed: killing or conspiring to kill someone during an attack on a federal facility, providing support for terrorists, and using a firearm in connection with a violent crime. Al-Imam is the second suspect in the Benghazi attacks who's been captured by the U.S. and brought to court.


November 16, 2017 - 23:30 GMT
 U.S. airlines sharply cut involuntary passenger bumping: DOT

U.S. airlines sharply cut involuntary passenger bumping: DOT

 

People watch airplanes land during unseasonably warm weather at Reagan National Airport in Washington


November 16, 2017 - 20:48 GMT
 Russia names nine U.S.-backed news outlets likely to be labeled 'foreign agents'

Russia names nine U.S.-backed news outlets likely to be labeled 'foreign agents'

 

Anchor Ihar Tsikhanenko prepares for a broadcast in the offices of Voice of America in Washington in February.


November 16, 2017 - 18:31 GMT
 The new Museum of the Bible confronts the challenge of presenting slavery and the Confederacy

The new Museum of the Bible confronts the challenge of presenting slavery and the Confederacy

 

The high-tech ceiling in the hallway at the entrance to the Museum of the Bible will feature digital images and movies as well as running scripture verses. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)


November 16, 2017 - 12:54 GMT
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