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Members of the Boy Scouts of America listen as President Donald Trump addresses the 2017 National Scout Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel National Scout Reserve in Glen Jean, W.Va., on Monday. [Doug Mills | New York Times]

After Trump's partisan speech, Boy Scouts of America reiterates that it is 'wholly non-partisan'

Following President Donald Trump's campaign-style speech at the National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia on Monday evening, the Boy Scouts of America released a statement that did not comment on the president's remarks but stated that the nonprofit organization is "wholly non-partisan and does not promote any one p …

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North Korea could cross ICBM threshold next year, U.S. officials warn in new assessment

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Cheers, whoops for McCain's return, then impassioned speech

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  1. The boy was screaming with 7 hours left to fly. Then she held out her hand

    Nation

    She's a shy Jewish woman from Charlotte. He's a little boy, apparently African and Muslim, who was screaming aboard a transatlantic flight.

    Bentzion Groner posted photos on Facebook of his wife, Rochel Groner, comforting a wailing boy on their transatlantic flight. [Bentzion Groner Facebook]
  2. Investigator: Clearwater driver part of larger human-smuggling scheme

    Nation

    SAN ANTONIO — Investigators believe a truck driver accused in the deaths of 10 people found inside a packed, sweltering tractor-trailer is part of a larger organization involved in human smuggling that authorities are trying to identify and dismantle, a U.S. immigration official said.

    James Mathew Bradley Jr., 60, of Clearwater, left, arrives at the federal courthouse for a hearing, Monday, July 24, 2017, in San Antonio. Bradley was arrested in connection with the deaths of multiple people packed into a broiling tractor-trailer. [Associated Press]
  3. Rick Perry duped by Russian duo impersonating Ukraine leader

    National

    WASHINGTON — Energy Secretary Rick Perry has been fooled by a pair of Russian pranksters impersonating the prime minister of Ukraine.

    Energy Secretary Rick Perry, right, talks with former "Saturday Night Live" comedian and radio host Joe Piscopo, left, at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. [Associated Press]
  4. North Korea could cross ICBM threshold next year, U.S. officials warn in new assessment

    World

    North Korea will be able to field a reliable, nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile as early as next year, U.S. officials have concluded in a confidential assessment that dramatically shrinks the timeline for when Pyongyang could strike North American cities with atomic weapons.

  5. Cheers, whoops for McCain's return, then impassioned speech

    Nation

    WASHINGTON — John McCain, maverick of the Senate, did not return to Capitol Hill and suddenly stop the progress of the Republican health-care effort.

    Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona  walks to the Senate chamber Tuesday. McCain was recently diagnosed with brain cancer. [Photo by Mark Wilson | Getty Images]