The head of the US military's Pacific Command on Tuesday stressed the importance of diplomacy, rather than a preemptive military strike, to address North Korea's growing missile activities.
Top US commander calls for diplomacy in North Korea tensions
President Donald Trump committed US troops to an open-ended war in Afghanistan, a decision the Afghan government welcomed on Tuesday but which Taliban terrorists warned would make the country a "graveyard for the American empire".
Trump commits US to open-ended Afghanistan war; Taliban vow 'graveyard'
China on Monday renewed its call for the United States and South Korea to suspend joint military drills as the two nations began annual war games that have infuriated nuclear-armed Pyongyang.
China urges halt to US-S. Korea military drills
The US Embassy in Russia said Monday it would suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas for eight days from Wednesday in response to the Russian decision to cap embassy staff.
US suspends issuing nonimmigrant visas for Russians
Twilight will fall at midday on Monday, stars will glimmer and birds will roost in an eerie stillness as millions of Americans and visitors witness the first total solar eclipse to traverse the United States from coast to coast in 99 years.
Millions of Americans to gaze upon Monday's once-in-a-lifetime eclipse
Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans in a public rejection of white nationalism upstaged a small group in Boston that planned a “free speech rally” a week after a violent clash rocked Virginia and reverberated across the US.
(video) Massive counterprotest upstages Boston free speech rally
Canadian business owners are hoping US negotiators in North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will be receptive to maintaining, if not improving, the current flow of goods and workers across the border.
Canadian business owners anxious over NAFTA renegotiations
A Republican senator has warned that "it feels like violence is coming" and US President Donald Trump will not be able to bring calm to the nation in the face of it.
US Republican senator warns Trump cannot calm down coming violence
Hundreds of US police officers have been deployed to the streets of Boston to deter possible violence at a right-wing rally, which is also expected to draw thousands of counter protesters, who fear the event would attract white supremacists, one week after Charlottesville's deadly clashes.
US police gear up for right-wing rally in Boston
Several charitable groups have cancelled plans to hold fundraising events at US President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida, amid anger over his comments on Charlottesville.
Major charities cancel events at Trump's Mar-a-Lago club in Florida

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