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Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 08:06 PM EST

Trump Grounds Pelosi After She Imperils His Big Speech

Trump Grounds Pelosi After She Imperils His Big Speech

She imperiled his State of the Union address. He denied her a plane to visit troops abroad. The shutdown battle between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is playing out as a surreal game of...

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 12:03 PM EST

Trump Discusses New US Missile Defense Strategy

Trump Discusses New US Missile Defense Strategy

President Donald Trump discussed his plans for a revamped missile defense strategy during a speech at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, on Thursday.

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 06:38 PM EST

US Gov't May Have Split Up Thousands More Migrant Families

US Gov't May Have Split Up Thousands More Migrant Families

It seems likely that thousands more migrant children were split from their families than the Trump administration previously reported, in part because officials were stepping up family separations long before...

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 07:29 PM EST

Cohen Says Trump Directed Him to Rig Online Polls

Cohen Says Trump Directed Him to Rig Online Polls<br />

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer, confirmed on Thursday that he paid a small tech firm to rig online polls before the 2016 presidential campaign got underway "at the direction...

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 11:16 AM EST

Giuliani Now Doesn't Deny Possible Trump Campaign Collusion

Giuliani Now Doesn't Deny Possible Trump Campaign Collusion

Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, made several attempts on Thursday to clarify an assertion he made during a Wednesday night CNN interview in which he claimed that he "never said" the...

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 07:16 AM EST

2020 Democrats Face a Choice: Fight Trump or Ignore Him?

2020 Democrats Face a Choice: Fight Trump or Ignore Him?

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's simple response to a question about dealing with the president's bullying — "I can't stop Donald Trump from doing what he's going to do" — demonstrates the challenge Warren, who has...

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 02:57 AM EST

Who Blinks First Will Matter in Trump, Democrats' Wall Fight

Who Blinks First Will Matter in Trump, Democrats' Wall Fight

Of all the issues at stake as President Donald Trump and Democrats wrangle over his prized border wall, the latest snag is whether bargaining over the proposal should come before or after shuttered government...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 10:23 PM EST

Shutdown Relief: Easing the Burden

Shutdown Relief: Easing the Burden

As the government shutdown drags on, companies, restaurants and service providers across the country are coming up with ways to help the estimated 800,000 Americans not getting paid. NBC's Dan Scheneman...

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019 at 05:11 PM EST

Trump Says US Will Develop Space-Based Missile Defense

Trump Says US Will Develop Space-Based Missile Defense

Moving to protect the U.S. from advanced missile threats from China and Russia, President Donald Trump on Thursday laid out plans for a new array of space-based sensors and other high-tech systems designed to...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 10:33 PM EST

Furloughed Workers Turn to Odd Jobs, Gig Economy

Furloughed Workers Turn to Odd Jobs, Gig Economy

When the nation’s capital was hit by almost a foot of snow this past weekend, Nick Elger saw a chance to make a buck. Elger, 28, usually spends his days working for the Environmental Protection Agency, but he’s...

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