Politics

USA Today published an opinion column by President Trump Wednesday in which the president falsely accused Democrats of trying to "eviscerate" Medicare, while defending his own record of protecting health care coverage for seniors and others.

The column — published just weeks ahead of the midterm elections — underscores the political power of health care to energize voters. But it makes a number of unsubstantiated claims.

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The Justice Department unsealed charges Wednesday against a suspected Chinese spy for allegedly conducting economic espionage and trying to steal trade secrets from U.S. aerospace companies.

The alleged Chinese intelligence officer, Yanjun Xu, was extradited to the United States on Tuesday from Belgium, where he was arrested in April at Washington's request.

His extradition marks what appears to be the first time that a Chinese spy has been brought to the U.S. to face prosecution, according to U.S. officials.

How Are You Coping With Hurricane Michael?

Oct 10, 2018

Hurricane Michael is the most powerful storm on record to hit the Florida Panhandle region. Flooding and massive power outages remain major concerns as governors across the region declare states of emergency and residents either flee or hunker down.

NPR and our member stations covering the storm want to hear about how you're managing the storm and what you're worried about.

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