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Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 05:50 AM PDT

San Diego City Council Votes to Ban Styrofoam Products

San Diego City Council Votes to Ban Styrofoam Products

The San Diego City Council voted 5-3 to ban Styrofoam products in the city Monday.

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 08:17 AM PDT

Search Continues for Missing in Hurricane Michael

Search Continues for Missing in Hurricane Michael

Emergency responders continue to search for those who were last seen riding out Hurricane Michael in the Florida Panhandle as President Donald Trump head to Florida and Georgia to survey the damage. The storm...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 11:27 AM PDT

Trump Administration Eyes Military Bases for Coal, Gas Exports

Trump Administration Eyes Military Bases for Coal, Gas Exports

The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military bases or other federal properties as transit points for shipments of U.S. coal and natural gas to Asia as officials seek to bolster the domestic...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 05:56 AM PDT

Most Americans Would Fail US Citizenship Test, Survey Says

Most Americans Would Fail US Citizenship Test, Survey Says

A new poll shows that little more than a third of Americans would pass a basic multiple choice U.S. citizenship test, NBC News reported. The survey, released this month by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 04:32 PM PDT

Warren Releases DNA Results Showing Native American Ancestry

Warren Releases DNA Results Showing Native American Ancestry

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday released the results of a DNA analysis that she said indicated she has some Native American heritage, a rebuttal to President Donald Trump, who has long mocked her ancestral...

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 at 11:42 PM PDT

GOP Plays Blame Game While Fighting to Save House Majority

GOP Plays Blame Game While Fighting to Save House Majority

Republicans have begun to concede defeat in the evolving fight to preserve the House majority. The party's candidates may not go quietly, but from the Arizona mountains to suburban Denver to the cornfields...

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 at 07:00 PM PDT

Trump on Rally Blitz as He Tries to Stave Off Dem Gains

Trump on Rally Blitz as He Tries to Stave Off Dem Gains

President Donald Trump gazes out over his rally crowd and looses a stream of insults with a theatrical flourish and playful grin. He jabs at Cory Booker the "disaster" mayor, Elizabeth Warren the "Pocahontas"...

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 at 12:21 PM PDT

Rubio: 'Moral Credibility' at Stake Over Missing Writer Case

Rubio: 'Moral Credibility' at Stake Over Missing Writer Case

Sen. Marco Rubio warned Sunday that America's "moral credibility" is at risk if it fails in its response to suspected Saudi involvement in the disappearance and possible killing of a Washington Post columnist in...

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 at 08:23 AM PDT

GOP Pins Hopes for Keeping Ryan's Wisconsin Seat on Ryan 2.0

GOP Pins Hopes for Keeping Ryan's Wisconsin Seat on Ryan 2.0

Ironworker Randy Bryce spent months gearing up to try to unseat House Speaker Paul Ryan in November's election, cleverly cultivating an "Iron Stache" persona for a candidacy that was as colorful as it was...

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 at 04:36 PM PDT

Schumer: Feds Haven't Done Enough to Investigate Limo Safety

Schumer: Feds Haven't Done Enough to Investigate Limo Safety

On the heels of a horrific limousine crash that killed 20 people in upstate New York, the Senate's top Democrat is pointing to glaring gaps in safety data that he says exist because federal officials have not...

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