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If Trump wins, will the U.S. become isolationist?

Trump and his Republican allies are fueling a new isolationist strain in American politics that could radically alter America’s approach to the world — with unpredictable consequences.
Donald Trump, left, chats with Vladimir Putin
Donald Trump, left, chats with Vladimir Putin

Former U.S. spies warned in 2020 that the Hunter Biden scandal had Russian fingerprints. They feel vindicated now.

The Justice Department said this week that informant Alexander Smirnov invented a story about $5 million bribes paid to Joe and Hunter Biden and is also "peddling new lies."
President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden at the White House on April 10, 2023.
President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden at the White House on April 10, 2023.

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The U.S. military depends on a unique aircraft. Why are so many of them crashing?

“It’s hard to find someone in the Osprey community who doesn’t know someone who has died,” said a mechanic. He said he promised his child he would not go back up in an Osprey.
A U.S. military CV-22 Osprey in 2018.
A U.S. military CV-22 Osprey in 2018.

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Tennessee firm employed minors to clean meat saws, head splitters at slaughterhouses, feds say

Fayette Janitorial LLC employed 15 children to clean dangerous equipment at a Perdue Farms plant in Virginia and nine to clean a Seaboard Triumph Foods pork plant in Iowa.
Image of an adult Fayette Janitorial worker scooping up animal parts at a processing plant taken by the US Department of Labor during the course of its investigation of Fayette Janitorial Service.
Image of an adult Fayette Janitorial worker scooping up animal parts at a processing plant taken by the US Department of Labor during the course of its investigation of Fayette Janitorial Service.

Russia detains Los Angeles ballerina on suspicion of treason

A senior U.S. official confirmed to NBC News that the American is Ksenia Karelina. Russian officials said the dual citizen is accused of raising funds to back Ukraine's war effort.
ballerina dancer brooklyn bridge nyc
ballerina dancer brooklyn bridge nyc

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Biden admin weighs making it harder to pass asylum test and easier to deport migrants who don't

Making it harder for migrants to qualify for asylum and deporting more recently arrived migrants are considered “low hanging fruit” and actions that can be taken quickly.
President Joe Biden walks along a stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas on Jan. 8, 2023.
President Joe Biden walks along a stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas on Jan. 8, 2023.

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Border Patrol's second-highest official to retire amid sexual misconduct allegations

Joel Martinez became acting deputy chief of the Border Patrol in January. The allegations stem from his time working in the Laredo, Texas, border sector.
Customs And Border Patrol Keep Watch At U.S.-Canada Border
Customs And Border Patrol Keep Watch At U.S.-Canada Border

Land mines plague one-third of Ukraine two years after Russia's invasion

Mines, including a deadly new Russian version, litter an area roughly the size of Florida, undermining an international effort to ban the weapons.
ukraine russian war conflict landmine land mins detection
ukraine russian war conflict landmine land mins detection

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10d ago

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Investigators are looking at the gearbox in deadly U.S. Air Force Osprey crash

The accident, in which a U.S. Air Force V-22 Osprey crashed into the ocean off Japan, killing eight airmen, was the fourth fatal crash of the unique tiltrotor aircraft in less than two years.
A U.S. military Osprey aircraft carrying eight people crashed Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023 into the sea off southern Japan, and the Japanese coast guard is heading to the site for search and rescue operations, officials said.
A U.S. military Osprey aircraft carrying eight people crashed Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023 into the sea off southern Japan, and the Japanese coast guard is heading to the site for search and rescue operations, officials said.

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11d ago

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Biden administration is leaning toward supplying Ukraine with long-range missiles

If Republicans continue to block U.S. military aid to Ukraine, the White House could turn to an ally to provide Kyiv with ATACM missiles capable of striking Russian-held Crimea.
A live fire testing of the Army Tactical Missile System
A live fire testing of the Army Tactical Missile System
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Survivors of sexual assault by a New York gynecologist talk about the long road to justice

Dr. Robert Hadden victimized dozens of women before he was stopped. He's now in federal prison. Five of his former patients spoke to NBC News about getting people to listen.
Survivors of sexual assault by a former New York City doctor Robert Hadden sat down with NBC News' Ellison Barber to share their stories for the first time. 
Survivors of sexual assault by a former New York City doctor Robert Hadden sat down with NBC News' Ellison Barber to share their stories for the first time.