DULUTH, Minn.—Hours after reversing himself to end the forced separations of migrant families, U.S. President Donald Trump returned to the warm embrace of his supporters at a raucous rally to defend his hard-line immigration policies while unleashing a torrent of grievances about the media and those investigating him.
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to protect the planet from incoming asteroids that could wipe out entire regions or even continents.
The U.S. National Science and Technology Council released a report yesterday calling for improved asteroid detection, tracking, and deflection.
ADAMS, Mass.—Authorities say furry critters, not vandals, likely are to blame for American flags that disappeared from veterans' graves in Massachusetts.
The flags at Bellevue Cemetery in Adams first were reported missing earlier this month.
Residents volunteered to replace the flags by hand but then those went missing, too.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y.—Brooks Koepka has the game to win a U.S. Open on any course.
One year after overpowering the wide fairways of Erin Hills in a U.S. Open remembered for low scoring, Koepka navigated his way through the brutal conditions of Shinnecock Hills and closed with a two-under 68 yesterday to become the first repeat champion in 29 years.
TOKYO — A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan on Monday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 300.
A 9-year-old girl was killed by a falling concrete wall at her school, and the two other fatalities were men in their 80s.
NAIROBI, Kenya — Dawn was just beginning to break when Joseph Kamonjo Kariuki woke to find his donkeys missing. The villager searched the bush frantically for the animals he depends on to deliver water for a living, but they were nowhere to be found.
It was the village’s children who led Kariuki to the ghastly remains: three bloody, severed donkey heads lying on the ground.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s decision to suspend major U.S. military exercises in South Korea could weaken allied defences, depending on the length and scope of the hiatus. But the potential for diplomatic damage seems even greater.
SEOUL—The United States and its Asian allies today worked to paper over any semblance of disagreement over President Donald Trump's concession to Kim Jong Un that the U.S. would halt military exercises with South Korea, with Trump's top diplomat insisting the president hadn't backed down from his firm line on North Korea's nukes.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—NASA's seemingly unstoppable Mars rover Opportunity has been knocked out by a gigantic dust storm that is enveloping the red planet and blotting out the sun.
Officials said yesterday they're hopeful the rover will survive the storm, which already covers one-quarter of Mars and is expected to encircle the planet in another few days.
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — The United States and its Asian allies worked Thursday to paper over any semblance of disagreement over President Donald Trump’s concession to Kim Jong Un that the U.S. would halt military exercises with South Korea, with Trump’s top diplomat insisting the president hadn’t backed down from his firm line on North Korea’s nukes.