Investigators are working around the clock to learn why a 51-year-old man with no known ties to terrorism drove a flaming minivan loaded with propane tanks through a major Northern California Air Force base.
China's newly-appointed economic czar has told U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that Beijing is ready to defend its interests after President Donald Trump announced plans to slap tariffs on nearly $50 billion Chinese imports.
Frank Hernandez had survived a shell hit in France that sent shrapnel into his hip and knee, bombs as he hid in a Belgian cellar, and a bullet that struck his canteen while he lay trapped under machine gun fire in a German beet field.
Demonstrators broke at least one car window, doused a bystander with drinks and blocked busy downtown Sacramento thoroughfares in a second day of protests of the officer-involved killing of an unarmed black man.
Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says he thinks the United States is making progress on building an Afghan military that can take control of its own nation's security and lay the groundwork for a stable government.
As he confronts matters of war and peace with North Korea and Iran, President Donald Trump is bringing in an adviser likely to magnify many of his own instinctive qualities: hard-hitting, fiercely nationalistic and eager to confront U.S. adversaries.
The Trump administration is going to great lengths to distance itself from former associates in the face of an F.B.I. investigation into whether there were connections between the Trump campaign and Russia.
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