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Congress' Delay Risks Millions of Kids' Health Insurance

Congress' Delay Risks Millions of Kids' Health Insurance

The Children's Health Insurance Program covers annual check-ups and more medical procedures for nearly 9 million kids in low-income families, but congressional bickering is putting it at risk, NBC News...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 03:48 AM PST

Iraqi Forces Retake the Country's Last ISIS-Held Town

Iraqi Forces Retake the Country's Last ISIS-Held Town

Iraqi forces backed by the U.S.-led coalition retook on Friday the last town in the country that was held by the Islamic State group, more than three years after the militants stormed nearly a third of Iraqi...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 03:41 AM PST

Selective Outrage: Trump Criticizes Franken, Silent on Moore

Selective Outrage: Trump Criticizes Franken, Silent on Moore

President Donald Trump is displaying selective outrage over allegations of sexual harassment against prominent men in politics, as his own tortured past lingers over his response. Trump moved quickly Thursday...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 12:40 AM PST

Senior Chinese Envoy Heads to North Korea Amid Chill in Ties

Senior Chinese Envoy Heads to North Korea Amid Chill in Ties

China dispatched its highest-level envoy to North Korea in two years on Friday in a bid to improve chilly relations after President Donald Trump last week urged Beijing to pressure Pyongyang to cease its nuclear...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 02:10 PM PST

Sanders: Trump Believes Moore Should Step Aside If Allegations Are True

Sanders: Trump Believes Moore Should Step Aside If Allegations Are True

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders answers questions about President Donald Trump’s position on Alabama Senatorial Candidate Roy Moore and recent sexual misconduct allegations against him.

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 02:08 PM PST

Trump Set to Pardon Thanksgiving Turkey

Trump Set to Pardon Thanksgiving Turkey

Continuing a time-honored White House tradition, President Donald Trump will pardon the national Thanksgiving turkey in a Rose Garden ceremony Tuesday. The White House says the event will feature two turkeys...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 01:58 PM PST

Senate Judiciary Presses Kushner in Russia Probe

Senate Judiciary Presses Kushner in Russia Probe

The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee are saying that President Donald Trump's son-in-law hasn't been fully forthcoming with the panel's probe into Russian meddling in the 2016...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 01:25 PM PST

Alabama GOP Senate Candidate Roy Moore Holds News Conference After Two New Accusers Emerge

Alabama GOP Senate Candidate Roy Moore Holds News Conference After Two New Accusers Emerge

Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore held a news conference surrounded by religious leaders Thursday after two more women accused him of pursuing them when they were teenagers.

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 12:41 PM PST

Radio Host Tweeden Accuses Sen. Franken of Nonconsensual Groping, Kissing

Radio Host Tweeden Accuses Sen. Franken of Nonconsensual Groping, Kissing

Radio host and Fox News panelist Leeann Tweeden held a press conference Thursday detailing her experience on a 2006 USO tour with then-comedian Al Franken and alleged that Franken forcibly kissed her during a...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 01:01 PM PST

Trump: 'The Tax is Going Really Well'

Trump: 'The Tax is Going Really Well'

President Donald Trump emerged from a meeting with House Republicans on Capitol Hill on Thursday and told reporters, "the tax is going very well."

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