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Trump calls Syria 'humanitarian disgrace'

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| The president spoke at a joint news conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

Trump considers pulling ICE agents from California


"Frankly, if I wanted to pull our people from California, you would have a crime nest like you've never seen," the President said.

Miracle on Ice, Part II as US women's hockey team wins gold


The American women tied the score late in the game, forcing overtime against their archrival, Canada. Then it went to a penalty shootout.

Kikkan Randall wins her 1st medal in cross-country — a gold — after 18 tries


Kikkan Randall and Jessica Diggins are the first American women ever to win a medal in cross-country — and they made it gold.

Evangelist Billy Graham, who reached millions, dies at 99


Graham, the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history and a counselor to presidents, had been treated in recent years for cancer, pneumonia and other ailments.

Canadians burn up the ice, Shib sibs win bronze in 'incredible' ice dance final


"This was an incredible ice-dance event," Maia Shibutani said, of a competition marked by high scores and high drama — and an electric program by Canadian legends Tess Virtue and Scott Moir.

Teens 'lie in' at White House to push for stronger gun control


In solidarity with their peers attacked in last week's school shooting in Florida, D.C. area students called for gun control reform Monday. Hundreds more demonstrations are expected in coming weeks.

The 'ice meisters' craft perfect Olympic surfaces


These skilled technicians know how to make ice for figure skating, speedskating, hockey and curling — each requiring different temperatures, textures and hardness.


Florida shooting updates: Suspect in brief court hearing


Nikolas Cruz said nothing at Monday's hearing in Broward County Circuit Court. The hearing concerned the rules going forward of how documents would be sealed.