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It's not just NFL players who are taking knees. Legendary musician Stevie Wonder knelt down on both during a festival in New York on Saturday evening. "Tonight, I'm taking a knee for America," Wonder said as his son, Kwame Morris, assisted him at the Global Citizens Festival

Russia targeted election systems in 21 states, successfully hacking some

On Friday, the Department of Homeland Security notified nearly half of the U.S. states that their election systems were targeted by Russia-affiliated hackers in an attempt to influence the 2016 election. In most of the states targeted, the hackers were engaged in preliminary activities like scanning. In other states

NFL Ratings Become Entangled in Political Battle With Trump

President Donald Trump has Photographer: Jim Rogash/Getty Images “There will be a lot of attention paid to ratings, and it will be fascinating to see if more people tune into the beginning of games just to see what happens,” said Brian Wieser, an analyst with Pivotal Research Group. With so

Mnuchin Defends Use of Military Plane, Says Needed Secure Line

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defended the use of a military plane to make the short hop from New York to Washington in August, saying he needed to make a secure call during the flight.“There are times when I need secure communications to be in touch with the president and the

How Trump Inadvertently Eased Pressure on Xi to Rein In Kim

President adopted Aug. 5. The panel was acting in response to Pyongyang’s tests of two intercontinental ballistic missiles that could potentially reach the U.S. mainland.“China’s central bank has been strengthening sanctions against countries like North Korea since last year and the banks themselves also don’t want to do business with

North Korean Minister Says Trump Is the One on a Suicide Mission

North Korea’s foreign minister unleashed a torrent of criticism at the United Nations General Assembly in response to President Donald Trump’s speech at the same venue, saying Pyongyang is ready for a preemptive nuclear attack if needed.Photographer: Jewel Samad/AFP via Getty ImagesRi Yong Ho’s comments came hours after U.S. Air

NFL commissioner, LeBron James blast Trump for tweets against athletes

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump came under harsh criticism Saturday from the NFL and some of the NBA's top players after he blasted prominent athletes for kneeling during the national anthem, putting himself in the center of a controversy with significant racial and cultural undertones.Trump responded to the criticism later Saturday