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Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 06:46 AM PST

Inauguration Singer Calls to Meet Trump on Trans Rights

Inauguration Singer Calls to Meet Trump on Trans Rights

More than a month after performing at President Donald Trump's inauguration, singer Jackie Evancho says she and her transgender sister want to meet with him about transgender rights. The 16-year-old made the...

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Top Aides Discuss Trump's Plans at CPAC, Pence to Speak

Top Aides Discuss Trump's Plans at CPAC, Pence to Speak

Vice President Mike Pence is the headline act Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC.) President Donald Trump is scheduled to speak to the conference, being held in Maryland, on...

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No Use of US Military to Enforce Immigration: Kelly

No Use of US Military to Enforce Immigration: Kelly

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that America won't enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations." The declarations came as senior...

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 06:33 PM PST

Donald Trump Is CPAC's Conquering Hero, but Tensions Remain

Donald Trump Is CPAC's Conquering Hero, but Tensions Remain

President Donald Trump is expected to be the headliner at the Conservative Political Action Conference this week in Maryland, where a slew of top White House officials will also appear, NBC News reported. Trump...

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 04:29 PM PST

Republican US Senator Open to Subpoena of Trump's Taxes

Republican US Senator Open to Subpoena of Trump's Taxes

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins said on Wednesday she's open to using a subpoena to investigate President Donald Trump's tax returns for potential connections to Russia. Collins, a Republican who has served as a...

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 03:06 PM PST

Trump Sends Top Aides to Mexico Amid Deep Strains With US

Trump Sends Top Aides to Mexico Amid Deep Strains With US

President Donald Trump is sending his top diplomat and homeland security chief to Mexico on a fence-mending mission made all the more challenging by the actual fence he wants to build on the southern border. Ti...

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 04:23 PM PST

Trump Admin Lift Fed Guidelines on Transgender Bathroom Use

Trump Admin Lift Fed Guidelines on Transgender Bathroom Use

The Trump administration lifted federal guidelines for bathroom use that allowed transgendered students to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity enacted during President Barack Obama's era on Wednesday, in a stark reversal of President Donald Trump's stance on the issue as a presidential candidate. Trump had supported use of facilities based on chosen gender identity as a candidate. 

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 02:37 PM PST

Republicans Who Won After Rowdy Town Halls Now Avoiding Them

Republicans Who Won After Rowdy Town Halls Now Avoiding Them

Republicans who benefited from rowdy town halls six years ago and harnessed a wave of discontent with Democrats to win seats in Congress are learning a hard lesson this week as they return home: The left is...

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 07:04 PM PST

Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

Transgender students on Wednesday lost federal protections that allowed them to use school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities, as the Trump administration stepped into a long-simmering...

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 05:43 AM PST

State Lawmakers Channel Grief Into Fight Against Opioids

State Lawmakers Channel Grief Into Fight Against Opioids

In statehouses across the country, lawmakers with loved ones who fell victim to drugs are leading the fight against the nation's deadly opioid-abuse crisis, drawing on tragic personal experience to attack the...

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