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Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 01:36 PM PST

Trump Picks McMaster as National Security Adviser

Trump Picks McMaster as National Security Adviser

President Donald Trump announces Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his pick for national security adviser at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., Feb. 20, 2017.

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 03:54 AM PST

Trump's First Month Packed With Tweets, Turmoil: Analysis

Trump's First Month Packed With Tweets, Turmoil: Analysis

Four weeks in, the man who says he inherited "a mess" at home and abroad is presiding over a White House that is widely described as itself being a mess. At a stunning pace, President Donald Trump has riled...

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 03:55 AM PST

President Trump's First Month, by the Numbers

President Trump's First Month, by the Numbers

President Donald Trump has had 24 executive orders and memoranda signed and one blocked in the first month in office, four bills signed into law, six tweets per day on average and much more. Here is a by-the-nu...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 06:25 PM PST

Emails Show Kushner's Stricter Approach on Ethics Than Trump

Emails Show Kushner's Stricter Approach on Ethics Than Trump

The Trump administration has struggled with ethics vetting for Cabinet nominees and faced criticism for the president's decision to remain invested in his business empire. When Jared Kushner, President Donald...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 04:35 PM PST

FDR Order That Incarcerated Japanese Americans Turns 75

FDR Order That Incarcerated Japanese Americans Turns 75

Satsuki Ina was born behind barbed wire in a prison camp during World War II, the daughter of U.S. citizens forced from their home without due process and locked up for years following Japan's attack on Pearl...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 02:12 PM PST

Two DHS Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

Two DHS Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, according to a pair of memoranda signed by DHS...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 03:42 PM PST

Scientists Rally in Boston to Highlight Threats to Science

Scientists Rally in Boston to Highlight Threats to Science

Hundreds of scientists, environmental advocates and their supporters rallied in Boston to protest what they see as increasing threats to science and research in the U.S. The scientists say they want President...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 04:08 PM PST

Trump Seeks National Security Adviser, Health Care Strategy

Trump Seeks National Security Adviser, Health Care Strategy

President Donald Trump's holiday weekend featured a raucous campaign rally, a health care strategy session, interviews for a new national security adviser — and even a few holes of golf. Trump brought four...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 09:43 AM PST

Pence Visits Former Nazi Concentration Camp

Pence Visits Former Nazi Concentration Camp

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid a somber visit to the site of the Dachau concentration camp on Sunday, walking along the grounds where tens of thousands of people were killed during World War II. Pence was...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 03:50 PM PST

Senior Trump Appointee Fired After Critical Comments

Senior Trump Appointee Fired After Critical Comments

A senior Trump administration official was fired following criticism in a private speech of President Donald Trump's policies and his inner circle of advisers. Craig Deare, whom Trump appointed a month ago to...

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