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Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 05:41 PM EDT

Backlash Over GOP Bills to Shield Drivers Who Hit Protesters

Backlash Over GOP Bills to Shield Drivers Who Hit Protesters

Republican lawmakers in six states have pushed this year for legal protections for motorists who hit protesters blocking traffic. Fairly or not, they're facing an intense backlash now that violent images of a...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 06:30 PM EDT

Trump: 'We'll See' What Happens to Steve Bannon

Trump: 'We'll See' What Happens to Steve Bannon

President Donald Trump won't say whether he plans to keep Steve Bannon, a top adviser and key campaign strategist, in the White House. "We'll see what happens with Mr. Bannon," Trump said at an impromptu...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 05:00 PM EDT

Trump Responds to Confederate Statues Being Torn Down

Trump Responds to Confederate Statues Being Torn Down

Trump responds to reporters' questions about the Charlottesville rally over the weekend. 

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 05:46 PM EDT

Sheriff Pursuing Felonies After Confederate Statue Torn Down

Sheriff Pursuing Felonies After Confederate Statue Torn Down

Protesters will face felony charges for toppling a nearly century-old Confederate statue in front of a North Carolina government building, the sheriff said Tuesday. Law enforcement officers took video throughout...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 02:45 PM EDT

If Trump Cuts Obamacare Subsidies, Premiums Will Spike: CBO

If Trump Cuts Obamacare Subsidies, Premiums Will Spike: CBO

The Congressional Budget Office says Obamacare premiums will increase by 20 percent next year and by 25 percent in 2020 — if President Donald Trump ends key federal subsidies to the program. The CBO report...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 02:19 PM EDT

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

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...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 11:09 AM EDT

Hillary Clinton's Pastor Plagiarized Prayer at Heart of Book

Hillary Clinton's Pastor Plagiarized Prayer at Heart of Book

Hillary Clinton's pastor has acknowledged he plagiarized part of the prayer commentary he sent her the day after she lost the presidential election, a devotional that is at the heart of a book he published...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 10:15 AM EDT

After Charlottesville, Cuomo Seeks Hate Crime Law for Riots

After Charlottesville, Cuomo Seeks Hate Crime Law for Riots

Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to make rioting targeted at protected classes a hate crime, in response to last weekend's violence in Charlottesville, his office said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 10:56 PM EDT

Trump Goes 'Rogue,' Says Virginia Blame 'on Both Sides'

Trump Goes 'Rogue,' Says Virginia Blame 'on Both Sides'

Combative and insistent, President Donald Trump declared anew Tuesday "there is blame on both sides" for the deadly violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, appearing to once again equate the actions...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 10:02 AM EDT

Anniversary of DACA Protections Marked by Fear of Its End

Anniversary of DACA Protections Marked by Fear of Its End

Immigrant rights groups and allies are marking the fifth anniversary of protections for young immigrants with rallies and demonstrations Tuesday, as the future of an Obama-era program remains uncertain under the...

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