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October 16, 2018
Forum News Service file photo.
Postal Service is the preferred shipper for drug dealers, report says
10 hours 11 min ago
October 15, 2018
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) speaks at the 2018 Nevada State Democratic Convention in Reno, Nev., on June 23, 2018. Signaling even more strongly her intent to run for president, and to forcefully confront President Donald Trump. Warren on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, released the results of a DNA test that she said indicated she had Native American ancestry. (Bridget Bennett/Copyright The New York Times)
Trump denies promise to give $1 million to charity if Warren proved her Native American DNA
October 15, 2018 - 6:23pm
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during the SelectUSA Investment Summit in National Harbor, Maryland, on June 21, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Deficit balloons to $779 billion in Trump's second year
October 15, 2018 - 4:09pm
North Dakota Deputy Secretary of State Jim Silrum holds up voter ID information during a Tribal Taxation Issues Committee meeting Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2018 at the state Capitol in Bismarck. John Hageman / Forum News Service
ND tribal leaders hope to overcome voter ID 'barriers' after Supreme Court decision
October 15, 2018 - 2:58pm
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listens as President Donald Trump spoke at the White House in Washington, Oct. 10, 2018. Hurricane Michael was about to make landfall in the Florida Panhandle. (Sarah Silbiger/The New York Times)
Trump sending Secretary of State Pompeo 'immediately' to meet Saudi king over missing journalist
October 15, 2018 - 9:52am
President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Alumni Coliseum at Eastern Kentucky University, in Richmond, Ky., Oct. 13, 2018. (Al Drago/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Six takeaways from Trump's '60 Minutes' interview
October 15, 2018 - 8:49am
Mitchell (Republic file photo)
Council set to finalize TIF process change
October 15, 2018 - 7:00am
October 14, 2018
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at her campaign headquarters. Photo for The Washington Post by Hadley Green
Elizabeth Warren builds expansive Democratic campaign effort ahead of likely 2020 bid
October 14, 2018 - 4:21pm
President Trump, center, speaks in the Oval Office on Thursday. He told reporters that the White House is looking "very strongly" at Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance and reiterated his opposition to punishing Saudi Arabia by blocking arms sales. "There are other things we can do," he said. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Saudi Arabia rejects 'threats' after Trump vows 'severe punishment' on Khashoggi disappearance
October 14, 2018 - 2:31pm
October 13, 2018
Michael Beer holds a poster during a rally about the disappearance of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the Embassy of Saudi Arabia on Oct. 10, 2018, in Washington. Washington Post photo by Matt McClain.
Trump vows 'severe punishment' if U.S. determines Saudi Arabia killed Khashoggi
October 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
President Donald Trump speaks to the press in the Oval Office in Washington, Oct. 13, 2018. (Sarah Silbiger/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump says he is considering a new family separation policy at US-Mexico border
October 13, 2018 - 4:34pm
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk towards Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, on Aug. 24, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Yuri Gripas.
Melania Trump discusses #MeToo, her marriage, and her controversial jacket in a rare interview
October 13, 2018 - 11:42am
An overhead photo of the city of Mitchell. (Republic file photo)
Council to hear input, discuss Palace fest layout
October 13, 2018 - 7:00am
October 12, 2018
The Soro Enshi container ship at the Yangshan Deep Water Port in Shanghai on July 10, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Qilai Shen.
China's trade surplus with the US hit record $34.1 billion in September amid trade war
October 12, 2018 - 9:31am
First lady Melania Trump, in the East Room of the White House on Sept. 18, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
Melania Trump brushes off questions about her husband's alleged infidelity
October 12, 2018 - 8:35am