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Business

Clinton vows to retaliate against foreign hackers

Hillary Clinton is vowing anew to respond to foreign hacking the same as any other attack against the United States. When she openly blamed Russia for recent U.S. cyber break-ins, Donald Trump wondered whether to blame overseas governments or overweight hackers working from home.

National Politics

WHY IT MATTERS: Russia

THE ISSUE: Russia cannot be ignored. Since the end of the Cold War, Russia has never posed such a vexing problem to U.S. policymakers as it does now. From Eastern Europe to the Middle East and increasingly Asia and the Americas, Russia is making its voice heard and its presence felt.

Nation & World

Trump's stance on nuclear restraint is ambiguous

Donald Trump's ambiguous answer to a debate question on nuclear restraint raised doubts about his understanding of the issue. On the other hand, his words — by design or coincidence — mirror the nub of a policy argument the administration is wrestling with in the final months of Barack Obama's presidency.

Videos

Hillary or the Donald: Which mask will you wear?

For a costume shop in Tacoma, Wash., it is a seasonal opportunity to see where patrons stand on the political divide. Mary Johnson, owner of Northwest Costume on 6th Avenue, ordered dozens of masks featuring the presidential candidates – Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump. Sales so far have been tepid, but customers reactions have been colorful.
Mantai Chow mchow@mcclatchy.com
Hillary or the Donald: Which mask will you wear? 1:33

Hillary or the Donald: Which mask will you wear?

Candidates for governor speak at Asian Pacific meeting 2:36

Candidates for governor speak at Asian Pacific meeting

Protestors March at Trump Everett Rally 0:31

Protestors March at Trump Everett Rally

Secretary of HUD Julian Castro talks in Fife about youth homelessness 1:35

Secretary of HUD Julian Castro talks in Fife about youth homelessness