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Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 10:06 PM EDT

A Test for Trump's Political Muscle in Alabama Senate Runoff

A Test for Trump's Political Muscle in Alabama Senate Runoff

It's Trump versus Trumpland. President Donald Trump's political muscles are getting a workout in a Republican runoff election in Alabama that has an awkward dynamic: He's campaigning for the establishment-back...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 05:51 PM EDT

Trump Tightens Sanctions Against North Korea

Trump Tightens Sanctions Against North Korea

President Trump is hitting North Korea with severe new sanctions and issuing an ultimatum to the world: If you do business with Kim Jong Un the United States will not do business with you.

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 09:39 PM EDT

GOP Health Bill Provisions Help 2 States: Analysts

GOP Health Bill Provisions Help 2 States: Analysts

Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose vote party leaders desperately need and another who co-sponsored...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 04:51 PM EDT

Sanders: Diplomacy, Human Rights Must Drive US World Affairs

Sanders: Diplomacy, Human Rights Must Drive US World Affairs

Once and possibly future presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders said Thursday that President Donald Trump accentuates the worst aspects of generations of U.S. foreign policy, arguing that diplomacy and human...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 06:54 AM EDT

Facebook to Release Russia Ads, Beef Up Election 'Integrity'

Facebook to Release Russia Ads, Beef Up Election 'Integrity'

Facebook is slowly acknowledging the outsized — if unintended — role it played in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. Bowing to pressure from lawmakers and the public, the company said it will provide the...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 02:29 PM EDT

On Work Trips, DeVos Flies on Her Plane at Own Expense

On Work Trips, DeVos Flies on Her Plane at Own Expense<br />

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos flies on her personal plane at her own expense when she visits schools around the country, according to her office, as other Cabinet secretaries' flying habits at taxpayers' cost...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 11:30 AM EDT

Afghan President Says Pakistan Must Crush Militant Hideouts

Afghan President Says Pakistan Must Crush Militant Hideouts

Abolishing militant hideouts in Pakistan is critical to establishing peace in neighboring Afghanistan, the Afghan leader said Thursday before meeting President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the U.N....

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 10:24 AM EDT

GOP Still Split on Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill

GOP Still Split on Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill

Republicans expect to vote next week on a health care bill known as Graham-Cassidy, named for the senators who wrote it, which would scale back Medicaid. Some GOP lawmakers are split on the newest effort to undo...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 08:51 AM EDT

Kimmel Ramps Up Battle Against GOP Health Care Bill

Kimmel Ramps Up Battle Against GOP Health Care Bill

Jimmy Kimmel used his late-night platform to continue his assault on the GOP health care bill, firing back at critics including U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy and "Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade. The ABC star on...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 06:14 AM EDT

Majority Like Trump's Hurricane Relief/Debt Limit Deal: Poll

Majority Like Trump's Hurricane Relief/Debt Limit Deal: Poll

A majority of Americans support President Donald Trump's deal with Democratic leaders to provide hurricane relief and keep the government open for 90 days, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal...

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