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National & World Obama renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of Alaska trip Obama renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of Alaska trip
President Barack Obama will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of the president's historic visit to Alaska.
National & World Pope Francis a stranger to the US in many ways Pope Francis a stranger to the US in many ways
The former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina, never followed the footsteps of so many fellow Roman Catholic leaders of his rank, who sought to raise their profiles, along with funds for missions back home, by networking within the deeply influential and well-resourced U.S. church.
National & World Vote tally for Iran nuclear deal rises to 31 in Senate Vote tally for Iran nuclear deal rises to 31 in Senate
Oregon's Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley on Sunday became the 31st senator to announce support for the Iran nuclear deal, as momentum builds behind the agreement the Obama administration and other world powers negotiated with Tehran.
National & World Trump's deportation idea similar to 1930s mass removals Trump's deportation idea similar to 1930s mass removals
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago.