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Trump Travel Ban Personal for Young Lawyer Who Led Fight

Trump Travel Ban Personal for Young Lawyer Who Led Fight

Washington state Solicitor General Noah Purcell has argued before packed courtrooms, but those crowds paled in comparison to the millions who heard him argue against President Donald Trump's travel ban before a...

3 hours ago

Swedes Scratch Heads at Trump's Suggestion of Major Incident

Swedes Scratch Heads at Trump's Suggestion of Major Incident

Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country. During a rally in Florida on Saturday, Trump...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 04:43 AM PST

Kelly: Trump Working on 'Streamlined' Travel Ban

Kelly: Trump Working on 'Streamlined' Travel Ban

The nations affected by the original ban were Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Kelly mentioned “seven nations” again on Saturday, leading to speculation they will all be included in Trump’s...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 01:17 AM PST

Revived by Rally, Trump Turns Back to Governing

Revived by Rally, Trump Turns Back to Governing

One day after delighting in a massive campaign-style rally, President Donald Trump is turning back to the business of governing. Trump, who is spending the weekend at his private club in Florida, plans to spend...

5 hours ago

'That's How Dictators Get Started': McCain Defends Press

'That's How Dictators Get Started': McCain Defends Press

Sen. John McCain says a free press is vital "to preserve democracy as we know it." And he cautions about efforts to muzzle a free press, saying "that's how dictators get started." The Arizona senator was asked...

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 01:22 PM PST

Bill Would Allow Hunters to Target Bears, Wolves in Alaska

Bill Would Allow Hunters to Target Bears, Wolves in Alaska

Hunters could once again go after bears, wolves and other predators in national wildlife refuges across Alaska if an Obama-era federal law is overturned by Congress and gets the president's approval, NBC News...

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 09:05 PM PST

‘I Am a Muslim Too’: Russell Simmons Headlines Unity March

‘I Am a Muslim Too’: Russell Simmons Headlines Unity March

Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons is feeling "zen" about a multifaith and multiethnic unity rally he's headlining Sunday — organized in response to the uncertainty and anxiety that was created by President Donald...

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 08:55 AM PST

DNC Race Shakeup: Ray Buckley to Exit, Endorse Keith Ellison

DNC Race Shakeup: Ray Buckley to Exit, Endorse Keith Ellison

In the biggest shakeup of the Democratic leadership race in months, New Hampshire Democratic Party Chairman Ray Buckley plans to drop his bid to be the party's national chairman and throw his support behind...

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 09:11 AM PST

Germany's Merkel to US: Bolster Groups Like EU, NATO, UN

Germany's Merkel to US: Bolster Groups Like EU, NATO, UN

German Chancellor Angela Merkel appealed to the United States and others on Saturday to support and bolster multilateral organizations such as the European Union, the United Nations and NATO, an alliance to...

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 12:31 PM PST

Trump's Plan for Spike in Defense Spending Faces Big Hurdles

Trump's Plan for Spike in Defense Spending Faces Big Hurdles

Republicans control Congress so President Donald Trump's pledge to boost the Pentagon budget by tens of billions of dollars should be a sure bet. It's not. Trump faces skeptical Democrats whose support...

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