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On Work Trips, DeVos Flies on Her Plane at Own Expense

On Work Trips, DeVos Flies on Her Plane at Own Expense<br />

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos flies on her personal plane at her own expense when she visits schools around the country, according to her office, as other Cabinet secretaries' flying habits at taxpayers' cost...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 08:25 AM PDT

San Diego City Council's 'Odd Couple' Share Key to Bipartisan Friendship

San Diego City Council's 'Odd Couple' Share Key to Bipartisan Friendship

San Diego City Council Members David Alvarez and Scott Sherman share a unique bipartisan relationship. They reveal the key to what makes their unlikely political friendship work.

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 08:30 AM PDT

Afghan President Says Pakistan Must Crush Militant Hideouts

Afghan President Says Pakistan Must Crush Militant Hideouts

Abolishing militant hideouts in Pakistan is critical to establishing peace in neighboring Afghanistan, the Afghan leader said Thursday before meeting President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the U.N....

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 07:24 AM PDT

GOP Still Split on Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill

GOP Still Split on Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill

Republicans expect to vote next week on a health care bill known as Graham-Cassidy, named for the senators who wrote it, which would scale back Medicaid. Some GOP lawmakers are split on the newest effort to undo...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 05:51 AM PDT

Kimmel Ramps Up Battle Against GOP Health Care Bill

Kimmel Ramps Up Battle Against GOP Health Care Bill

Jimmy Kimmel used his late-night platform to continue his assault on the GOP health care bill, firing back at critics including U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy and "Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade. The ABC star on...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 03:14 AM PDT

Majority Like Trump's Hurricane Relief/Debt Limit Deal: Poll

Majority Like Trump's Hurricane Relief/Debt Limit Deal: Poll

A majority of Americans support President Donald Trump's deal with Democratic leaders to provide hurricane relief and keep the government open for 90 days, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal...

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 07:05 PM PDT

Diplomats Meet on Iran Deal as Trump Stays Mum on Decision

Diplomats Meet on Iran Deal as Trump Stays Mum on Decision

President Donald Trump has determined how he wants to approach the Iran nuclear deal — which he has called the worst agreement ever negotiated by the United States — but has not told even his top national...

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 01:17 PM PDT

Trump: Mideast Peace Deal May Be 'Toughest Deal of All'

Trump: Mideast Peace Deal May Be 'Toughest Deal of All'

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he's been hearing about prospects for peace in the Middle East since he was "a little boy," and now an agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians seems within reach....

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 07:18 AM PDT

Melania Trump to UN: 'Step Up' to Protect Children

Melania Trump to UN: 'Step Up' to Protect Children

First lady Melania Trump is calling on world leaders to "step up" to improve the lives of children. She will deliver the remarks Wednesday during a luncheon at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New...

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 07:25 AM PDT

Who Wins, Who Loses in Bill Aimed at Upending Obamacare

Who Wins, Who Loses in Bill Aimed at Upending Obamacare

The GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal "Obamacare" would redistribute hundreds of billions of dollars in federal financing for insurance coverage, creating winners and losers among individual Americans and states...

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