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In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Supreme Court building sits directly across the street from the U.S. Capitol. On Wednesday, the two branches of government those structures represent clashed over who should direct how the judicial branch deals with sexual harassment complaints.

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was visiting North Korea's neighbors. In South Korea and in China, he is promoting President Trump's summit with North Korea's leader.

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World Cup Preview

Jun 14, 2018

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The World Cup that is beginning today in Moscow will not feature the team that lost this game.

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UNIDENTIFIED ANNOUNCER: It is over. Trinidad, with nothing to play for, has dethroned the United States, knocking them out...

The Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant denomination in the country, wrapped up its annual meeting Wednesday on a partisan tone. The featured speaker was Vice President Pence, who spoke of the day he accepted Jesus Christ as his savior and of the importance of prayer, but mostly delivered a speech fit for a campaign rally.

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