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Trump expected to announce small troop increase for Afghanistan in prime-time address
Washington Post
President Trump was preparing Monday evening to rally the nation in support of a new strategy for the U.S. war in Afghanistan, taking greater ownership of a protracted conflict that he had long dismissed as a waste of time and resources. Trump was ...
Trump Advances New Strategy to Seek Victory in AfghanistanNew York Times
Why the US got involved in Afghanistan, and why it's been difficult to get outABC News
Ghost schools and goats: 16 years of US taxpayer waste in AfghanistanChicago Tribune
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New York Times

A Total Solar Eclipse Leaves a Nation in Awe
New York Times
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The United States basked in the glory of a total eclipse on Monday, as the moon's shadow swept from the rocky beaches of Oregon to the marshes of South Carolina. Over an hour and a half, along a 70-mile-wide ribbon of land, in tiny ...
The solar eclipse transformed America, at least for a few momentsWashington Post
'A primal experience': Solar eclipse dazzles Americans across the countryChicago Tribune
Rare Coast-to-Coast Total Solar Eclipse Thrills Millions Across USSpace.com
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Top Navy admiral orders fleetwide investigation following latest collision at sea
Washington Post
SEOUL — The Navy's top admiral on Monday ordered a fleetwide review of seamanship and training in the Pacific after the service's fourth major accident at sea this year, a collision of the USS John S. McCain off Singapore that left 10 sailors missing.
After Dangerous Collisions, Navy Will Pause for Safety CheckNew York Times
Why are so many Navy ships crashing?CNN
US Navy announces fleet-wide probe after new warship collision; 10 sailors missingReuters
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ESPN

Father of Steubenville football player convicted of rape shoots judge outside courtroom
ESPN
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A man who shot and wounded a judge outside a county courthouse before being gunned down by a probation officer was the father of a high school football player who was convicted of rape in 2013, authorities said Monday. Jefferson ...
Ohio judge shot in 'ambush' carried out by father of man convicted in Steubenville rape case, officials sayWashington Post
Judge shot outside Ohio courthouse returns fire; suspect killedCNN
Ohio Judge Returns Fire After He Is Ambushed on Way to CourtNew York Times
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Washington Post

Secret Service says it will run out of money to protect Trump and his family Sept. 30
Washington Post
The Secret Service said Monday that it has enough money to cover the cost of protecting President Trump and his family through the end of September, but after that the agency will hit a federally mandated cap on salaries and overtime unless Congress ...
Secret Service can't pay agents for Trump and his family, report saysCNN
Exclusive: Secret Service depletes funds to pay agents because of Trump's frequent travel, large familyUSA TODAY
Secret Service director cleans up comments on Trump travel demandsPolitico
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Newsmax

WashPost Poll: Majority of Republicans Back Trump's Charlottesville Reaction
Newsmax
"A majority of self-identified Republicans — more than 6 in 10 — approve of Trump's response to the protests, according to the Post-ABC poll, while about 2 in 10 disapprove and the same share offer no opinion," the Post reported. Trump last Tuesday ...

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Washington Post

Texas man charged with trying to bomb a Confederate statue in Houston
Washington Post
Federal authorities said Monday that a Houston man was charged with attempting to bomb a statue in that city honoring a Confederate military figure. The charges, filed Sunday and made public Monday, come as officials across the country have grappled ...
Texas man charged with trying to blow up Confederate statueReuters
Houston man arrested, accused of attempting to blow up Confederate statueCNN
Feds: Houston man tried to plant bomb near Hermann Park Confederate statueKTRK-TV
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Chicago Tribune

Letters to the editor - Tuesday August 22
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With emotions running extraordinarily high, the tinder and kindling are set. All that's needed is someone to light the match. While President Trump should be urging reflection over the sad events in Charlottesville, he stands ready to ignite the ...
As Trump heads to Arizona, GOP leaders want him out of Jeff Flake's Senate raceWashington Post
President Trump's Rally scheduled for Tuesday, August 22nd in PhoenixPayson Roundup

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Politico

McConnell undercuts Trump's claim: 'Most news is not fake'
Politico
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday undercut one of President Donald Trump's most-repeated claims, telling a group at the Louisville Chamber of Commerce that "most news is not fake." Trump has consistently hammered media organizations ...
McConnell: 'America is not going to default'Washington Post
McConnell: Path on healthcare 'murky'The Hill (blog)
Mnuchin's Fort Knox Quip: 'I Assume the Gold Is Still There'Bloomberg
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USA TODAY

Girl in Slender Man stabbing case pleads guilty to lesser charge
USA TODAY
MILWAUKEE — One of the two Wisconsin girls charged in the 2014 Slender Man stabbing, pleaded guilty Monday to a reduced charge and will proceed to trial only on whether her mental condition should make her legally responsible. Anissa Weier's attorney ...
Wisconsin Teen Pleads Guilty in Stabbing Attack Inspired by 'Slender Man'TIME
Wisconsin teen pleads guilty to lesser charge in Slenderman attackAOL
Teen pleads guilty to lesser charge in 'Slender Man' stabbing attackLos Angeles Times
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