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Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 at 07:39 PM PDT

Trump Promises Huge Tax Cut; Focus on Taxes vs. Health Care

Trump Promises Huge Tax Cut; Focus on Taxes vs. Health Care

President Donald Trump is promising "the largest tax cut in the history of our country" that will slash rates for the middle class and corporations to spark economic growth and jobs. Trump said Sunday his...

Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 at 09:20 PM PDT

Price to Stop Private Plane Use on Business During Review

Price to Stop Private Plane Use on Business During Review

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Saturday he will stop flying private planes on official business while an internal review of the flights is being done and that he welcomes the review. Price...

Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 at 01:21 PM PDT

US First Lady, Prince Harry Meet Before Invictus Games

US First Lady, Prince Harry Meet Before Invictus Games

U.S. first lady Melania Trump met Saturday with Britain's Prince Harry as she led a delegation to Toronto for the opening of an Olympic-style competition for wounded service members and veterans that he founded...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 07:30 PM PDT

Key Moments From President Trump’s Alabama Rally

Key Moments From President Trump’s Alabama Rally

President Donald Trump held a rally in Huntsville, Alabama, Friday night to endorse Sen. Luther Strange. Here are some key moments from his speech.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 06:31 PM PDT

Federal Government Notifies 21 States of Election Hacking

Federal Government Notifies 21 States of Election Hacking

The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election. The notification came roughly a year after U.S. Department of...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 04:00 PM PDT

Senate Bill Would Make Online Political Ads More Transparent

Senate Bill Would Make Online Political Ads More Transparent

Legislation floated by two Democratic senators would enhance transparency for online political ads, requiring social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to keep a public file of election ads and communica...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 08:34 PM PDT

Abu Ghraib Ex-Inmates' Lawsuit Moves Ahead in Federal Court

Abu Ghraib Ex-Inmates' Lawsuit Moves Ahead in Federal Court

After nine years of fits and starts, dismissals and reinstatements, a federal lawsuit filed by one-time inmates at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq against civilian interrogators who worked there is...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 01:36 PM PDT

Investigators Reviewing HHS Chief's Private Charter Flights

Investigators Reviewing HHS Chief's Private Charter Flights

Federal investigators are examining Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price's recent use of costly charter flights on the taxpayers' dime for official business. The HHS inspector general's office said...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 08:59 AM PDT

Could You Get a Visa Under Trump's Immigration Overhaul?

Could You Get a Visa Under Trump's Immigration Overhaul?

A wall along the Mexico border isn’t President Donald Trump’s only proposal to curtail immigration into the United States. Trump also wants to limit legal immigration into the U.S. by, among other revisions...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 09:09 PM PDT

Obama-Era Guidance on Campus Sexual Assault Gets Scrapped

Obama-Era Guidance on Campus Sexual Assault Gets Scrapped

The Trump administration on Friday scrapped Obama-era guidance on investigating campus sexual assault, replacing it with new instructions that allow universities to require higher standards of evidence when...

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