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A U.S. Delegation Is In Talks With North Korea, According To The State Department
One day after a surprise meeting between the leaders of the Koreas, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says a U.S. delegation is in talks with North Korean officials at Panmunjom.
Bikers From Across America Ride To Remember Soldiers 'Unaccounted For'
What started as a group of 2,500 has grown to an estimated 300,000. Motorcyclists from across the country rally in Washington, D.C. to raise awareness every Memorial Day weekend.
USS Arizona Memorial At Pearl Harbor Closes Indefinitely Due To Structural Concerns
The memorial, which honors the 1,177 sailors and Marines on the battleship who died during the December 1941 Japanese surprise attack, has fissures on its exterior.
Subtropical Storm Alberto 'Is Gaining Some Tropical Characteristics'
The storm, which is moving towards the U.S. gulf coast, is likely to become a tropical storm by Sunday afternoon or evening.
Parenting Advice From Uncle Sam
Nervous mothers and dads once had only family and friends to turn to for advice on kids. Then, in 1912, the U.S. government created an agency devoted to children, and queries from moms poured in.
On 'White Fear Being Weaponized' And How To Respond
White people have called the police on black people in multiple incidents recently, despite no crimes being committed. Professor Khalil Muhammad thinks it's a problem with a complex history.
Canadian Mining Company Exits Pebble Mine Deal In Alaska, Leaving Project In Question
Opponents of the mine are calling on the state's governor to stop the project. The copper and gold mine would be located on state lands near some of the richest salmon fisheries in the world.
South Korea's Moon: Kim Jong Un Still Committed To Denuclearization
The U.S. and North Korea are moving ahead with plans for a potential summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un. It comes as South Korea's president held a surprise second summit with Kim.
Trump's Moves May Mark A New Era Of The Celebrity Pardon
Trump has issued four pardons in his first 16 months as president ? including one this week of boxer Jack Johnson ? outpacing his three most recent predecessors.
Why Ghana's Clam Farmers Are Digging GPS
They have been working the same stretches of river for decades ? but have no proof of ownership. Now technology comes to the rescue.
What Happens When Two Enemies Fall In Love?
A love story between a black Army nurse and a German POW during World War II? You couldn't make that story up ? and Alexis Clark, author of the upcoming book, Enemies in Love, didn't.
Life Below The Rim Of The Grand Canyon At Phantom Ranch
Employees and guests alike will tell you that it's impossible to explain the feeling at Phantom Ranch, a bunkhouse and restaurant on the canyon's floor. It's a vibe you have to experience to get.
No Nerves From 19-Year-Old Royal Wedding Cellist
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, a rising star in the U.K. classical world, wants to serve as an inspiration for musicians even younger than he is.
Joshua Holt, American Held In Venezuela, Is Welcomed Home
President Trump greeted the 26-year-old Utah man Saturday. Holt, who traveled to Venezuela to marry his fiancée in 2016, was jailed for nearly two years on what the U.S. contends are bogus charges.
Florida, Alabama In A State Of Emergency As Subtropical Storm Alberto Approaches
The first named storm this season is expected to bring heavy rains and flash flooding. Florida Gov. Rick Scott ? and Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey later on Saturday ? sounded alarm bells.