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Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

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.

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

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Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

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?

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

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Monday, August 13th, 2018

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.

Monday, August 13th, 2018

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Friday, August 10th, 2018

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.

Friday, August 10th, 2018

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Thursday, August 9th, 2018

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.

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

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Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

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.

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

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Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

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.

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

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Monday, August 6th, 2018

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.

Monday, August 6th, 2018

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Friday, August 3rd, 2018

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.

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

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Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

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.

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

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