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Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 11:47 AM PDT

Erratic Negotiator Trump Kicks Issues to Congress: Analysis

Erratic Negotiator Trump Kicks Issues to Congress: Analysis

President Donald Trump is proving to be an erratic negotiating partner as he punts policy issues to Congress and then sends conflicting signals about what he really wants. His rapid backpedal this week on a...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 05:39 AM PDT

Trump on His Puerto Rico Response: 'I'd Say It Was a 10'

Trump on His Puerto Rico Response: 'I'd Say It Was a 10'

President Donald Trump gave himself a "10" on Thursday for his response to the widespread devastation Puerto Rico suffered after back-to-back hurricanes created a situation that the island's governor described...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 12:54 PM PDT

'Casual Cruelty' Degrades US Discourse, George W. Bush Warns

'Casual Cruelty' Degrades US Discourse, George W. Bush Warns

Former President George W. Bush is warning against the proliferation of cruelty and bigotry in American life that is threatening public discourse and may be harming faith in democracy. Bush's comments deriding...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 09:33 AM PDT

'Casual Cruelty': Bush Criticizes Current State of Politics

'Casual Cruelty': Bush Criticizes Current State of Politics

Former president George W. Bush criticized the current state of American politics and the Trump administration with a pointed speech on the "casual cruelty" common in modern political discussions,...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 09:32 AM PDT

Trump's Health Subsidy Shutdown Could Lead to Free Insurance

Trump's Health Subsidy Shutdown Could Lead to Free Insurance

If President Donald Trump prevails in shutting down a major "Obamacare" health insurance subsidy, it would have the unintended consequence of making free basic coverage available to more people, and making...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 03:25 AM PDT

Evoking Slain Son, Kelly Defends Trump on Condolence Calls

Evoking Slain Son, Kelly Defends Trump on Condolence Calls

He started by describing the reverent handling of America's war dead, bodies packed in ice and shipped home in the dark to Dover Air Force Base. From that opening, White House chief of staff John Kelly...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 08:27 PM PDT

Protesters Decry 'Nazi Hate' at While Nationalist's Speech

Protesters Decry 'Nazi Hate' at While Nationalist's Speech

Crowds of demonstrators gathered at the University of Florida campus in Gainesville Thursday, holding signs and chanting anti-Nazi slogans in protest of a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer. Hundreds...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 07:04 PM PDT

In DNC Shakeup, Perez Ousts Longtime Party Officials

In DNC Shakeup, Perez Ousts Longtime Party Officials<br />

A shakeup is underway at the Democratic National Committee as several longtime officials have lost their posts, exposing a still-raw rift in the party and igniting anger among those in its progressive wing...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 06:43 PM PDT

Pentagon Sends Team to Niger to Find 'Basic Raw Facts'

Pentagon Sends Team to Niger to Find 'Basic Raw Facts'

The U.S. military says it continues to search for answers about what happened in Niger two weeks ago, After four U.S. soldiers were killed during an ambush in Niger tour weeks ago, The Pentagon has sent a...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 05:45 PM PDT

Judge Orders Government to Allow Abortion for Immigrant Teen

Judge Orders Government to Allow Abortion for Immigrant Teen

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the government to allow a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant, who was detained after entering the country illegally, to undergo an abortion. After a brief hearing that included...

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