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Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 09:14 PM EDT

Leave the US, Trump Tells Liberal Congresswomen of Color

Leave the US, Trump Tells Liberal Congresswomen of Color

Defiant in the face of widespread criticism, President Donald Trump renewed his belligerent call on Monday for four Democratic congresswomen of color to get out of the U.S. "right now," cementing his position as...

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 01:14 PM EDT

Trump Defends Border Detention Camps

Trump Defends Border Detention Camps

President Donald Trump on Sunday defended conditions at the border detention facilities visited by his vice president, painting a rosier picture than Mike Pence encountered. Trump tweeted that the children's...

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 06:26 AM EDT

Fact Check: Trump and An Eco Legacy Not His Own

Fact Check: Trump and An Eco Legacy Not His Own

President Donald Trump and his aides this past week celebrated an environmental legacy that is not theirs to claim. In large measure, the progress they cited pre-dates Trump's presidency. And in some of the...

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 01:28 AM EDT

Trump Says He Will Not Impose Quotas on Uranium Imports

Trump Says He Will Not Impose Quotas on Uranium Imports

President Donald Trump says he will not impose quotas on importing uranium, backing away from a possible trade confrontation and breaking with a Commerce Department assessment that America's use of foreign...

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 10:12 AM EDT

Magazine's Forum Loses Sponsors After Buttigieg Story

Magazine's Forum Loses Sponsors After Buttigieg Story

A planned forum on climate change for Democratic presidential candidates lost several major sponsors on Saturday in the wake of the left-leaning magazine The New Republic publishing — and later retracting — a...

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 06:23 PM EDT

Trump's Immigration Sweeps in Major Cities Begin: U.S. Official

Trump's Immigration Sweeps in Major Cities Begin: U.S. Official

Raids targeting 2,000 undocumented immigrants in as many as 10 cities had begun Sunday, resulting in a handful of arrests, a senior U.S. official told NBC News. Religious leaders across the country used...

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 12:07 AM EDT

Top Puerto Rican Officials Resign Over Profanity-Laced Chat

Top Puerto Rican Officials Resign Over Profanity-Laced Chat

Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced Saturday that his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private chat that used profanities to describe an...

Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 at 04:28 PM EDT

Federal Court Order Blocking Contraception Exemptions Upheld

Federal Court Order Blocking Contraception Exemptions Upheld

A federal appeals court upheld a lower court order that blocked the Trump administration from enforcing rules that allow more employers to deny insurance coverage for contraceptives to women. The three-judge...

Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 at 03:35 PM EDT

Barr: Justice Dept. Is 'All in' on Criminal Justice Overhaul

Barr: Justice Dept. Is 'All in' on Criminal Justice Overhaul

Leroy Nolan has spent the last 26 years behind bars at a federal prison for a drug conviction. In the prison factory, he works making T-shirts, backpacks and other products that are later sold to government...

Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 at 12:05 PM EDT

Dem Infighting on Race Spills Into 2020 Presidential Contest

Dem Infighting on Race Spills Into 2020 Presidential Contest

The highly public rift between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a clutch of freshmen congresswomen led by Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez has spilled into the 2020 Democratic presidential contest. The intramural...

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