• DONALD TRUMP Nov 14, 2019

    US and Turkey Have Friendly Talks But Differences Persist

    President Donald Trump says he and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are “very good friends,” but their meeting Wednesday at the White House failed to resolve an issue that has badly strained relations between the two NATO allies. Trump and Erdogan concluded a visit without achieving an agreement on Turkey’s decision earlier this year to accept delivery of a Russian...

  • America Oct 23, 2019

    Trump Lifts Sanctions on Turkey, Says Cease-Fire is ‘Permanent'

    President Donald Trump says Turkey informed him the cease-fire between Turkey and the Kurds in Northern Syria is now “permanent,” and the U.S. will lift sanctions against Turkey.

  • DONALD TRUMP May 24, 2019

    Trump Defends Attacks on Pelosi, as Misleading Videos of Speaker Spread Online

    President Donald Trump on Friday accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of having “said terrible things” about him and appeared to question her mental fitness, NBC News reported. The comments came a day after Trump tweeted out an edited video that made it appear Pelosi was uncertain in her speech. The video that he shared, apparently from a segment on Fox...

  • Atlanta May 21, 2019

    'God is Real': Compton Grad Stunned After Commencement Speaker Promises to Wipe Out Student Loan Debt

    A Southern California man was facing nearly $150,000 in student loan debt before a billionaire commencement speaker announced during graduation that all the students wouldn’t have to worry about it anymore — and their debt would be wiped out.

  • California Mar 26, 2019

    Kamala Harris Promises Teachers a Raise If Elected President

    In the first major policy proposal of her presidential campaign, Sen. Kamala Harris of California is focused on boosting the salaries of teachers. Harris’ campaign says her plan is an unprecedented investment in teacher pay and toward programs dedicated to teacher recruitment, training and professional development. In new details released Tuesday, the Democrat’s campaign described the underpayment of teachers as...

  • Governor Dec 8, 2018

    How a Teen Girl Got Sexual Consent Taught in Maryland Schools

    Maryland is now one of the 10 states, plus D.C., that requires public schools to include information on sexual consent in their sex ed curriculum. This is the story of how a teen girl and her friends changed sex ed lessons for students statewide.

  • China Nov 6, 2018

    Economic Realities Moderate Trump's Hard Line on Iran

    The Trump administration was caught between allies at home and abroad and the reality of global economics as it reinstated sanctions Monday on Iran, forced to carve out exemptions for important allies and back off on measures that could have been even more punishing for Tehran. The U.S. granted waivers to allow China and seven close U.S. partners and allies...

  • general election Mar 20, 2018

    Govs Fear for Election Security Amid Russian Cyberattacks

    Will your vote be safe this year from foreign adversaries working to undermine U.S. democracy? Some of the nation’s governors aren’t so sure. State leaders of both parties worried aloud Sunday about the security of America’s election systems against possible cyberattacks ahead of this fall’s midterm elections, aware that Russian agents targeted more than 20 states little more a year...

  • DONALD TRUMP Jan 11, 2018

    Trump Work Requirement Rewrites Health Care Rules for Poor

    Rewriting the rules on health care for the poor, the Trump administration said Thursday it will allow states to require “able-bodied” Medicaid recipients to work, a hotly debated first in the program’s half-century history. Seema Verma, head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, said requiring work or community involvement can make a positive difference in people’s lives and...

  • DONALD TRUMP Jan 8, 2018

    Democrats Move to Offense on Health Care; Seek ‘Big Ideas'

    Democrats are shifting to offense on health care, emboldened by successes in defending the Affordable Care Act. They say their ultimate goal is a government guarantee of affordable coverage for all. With Republicans unable to agree on their vision, Democrats are debating ideas that range from single-payer, government-run care for all, to new insurance options anchored in popular programs like...

  • D.C. Jan 9, 2018

    ‘This Is Our Home': DC-Area Immigrants Worry Ahead of Temporary Protected Status Decision

    The Trump administration is set to decide on Monday whether more than 32,000 D.C.-area residents from El Salvador can stay in the country. A woman who has lived here more than 20 years is dreading the possibility she will have to leave.

  • CONGRESS Nov 28, 2017

    No Longer Protected: Immigrants Pushed to Return to Disaster-Stricken Countries

    The Trump administration’s recent decisions to end temporary protections for immigrants from countries struck by disaster have ignited a fiery debate over whether families are being forced to return to places unprepared to absorb them to meet hard-line immigration promises. The Department of Homeland Security says that immigrants from countries such as Haiti and Nicaragua no longer need temporary protected...

  • DONALD TRUMP Nov 22, 2017

    Haitians Relieved to Stay in US for Now, Upset Status to End

    Yolnick Jeune couldn’t sleep for days, anxious over the fate of a program that has staved off the deportations of both herself and tens of thousands of other Haitians in the U.S.

  • DONALD TRUMP Sep 28, 2017

    $5 Trillion Question for Trump Tax Plan: How to Pay for It?

    How do you pay for an estimated $5.8 trillion tax cut? For President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders, that is the mostly unanswered $5,800,000,000,000 question. The plan they released Wednesday took a first step toward outlining how Republicans propose to cover some of the monumental cost over the next 10 years, mainly by removing certain tax breaks. But even...

  • DONALD TRUMP Sep 27, 2017

    New Trump Tax Code Could Drop Corporate Tax Rates, Tax Brackets

    President Donald Trump plans to unveil a new plan for tax reform in Indiana on Wednesday. An industry lobbyist tells NBC News the plan would drop corporate tax rates from 35 to 20 percent, shrink individual tax brackets from seven to three, preserve deductions for mortgage interest and charitable donations and double the standard deduction.

  • DONALD TRUMP Sep 25, 2017

    Schools Seek to Help Immigrants Amid Mixed Signals on DACA

    Mixed signals from Washington over a possible agreement to preserve protections for young immigrants are increasing anxiety and confusion on college campuses, where the stakes are high. Amid the uncertainty, colleges and universities are stepping up efforts to protect students enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, telling them to be hopeful but plan for the worst. Nearly...

  • DONALD TRUMP Sep 7, 2017

    Trump Backtracks on DACA, Strikes Debt Ceiling Deal With Dems

    President Donald Trump seemed to backtrack on his decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals decision in a tweet that said he will revisit the policy “if Congress cannot act to legalize DACA.” The next day, Trump struck a deal with Democratic congressional leaders to fund the government for three months.

  • DONALD TRUMP Sep 1, 2017

    White House Says Trump's DACA Announcement Coming Tuesday

    The White House says President Donald Trump will announce a decision Tuesday on the fate of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children — immigrants the president is calling “terrific” and says he loves.

  • DONALD TRUMP Sep 4, 2017

    Trump to End DACA, Put Fate of Dreamers in Congress' Hands: Sources

    President Donald Trump is expected to announce that he will end protections for young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children — but with a six-month delay, two sources familiar with the decision told NBC News. The delay in the formal dismantling of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program, would be intended to give...

  • DONALD TRUMP Aug 15, 2017

    Analysis: To Launch or Not? Either Way, North Korea May Gain

    If, after all the fanfare, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un doesn’t actually launch missiles toward Guam, many may write the whole episode off as another of the North’s seemingly endless bluffs. But from Pyongyang’s perspective and in the eyes of some U.S. military experts, Kim and his generals have already won this round. Launch or not, Pyongyang has caused...

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