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Political division finds new front

Anger and division in American politics are creating a rising phenomenon: the public shaming and shunning of political figures while...

June 25, 2018 1:00 am


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Refugee surge to US, elsewhere likely to worsen

Did President Donald Trump manufacture a border crisis where none existed? That's the argument his critics have made over the past week...

June 24, 2018 1:00 am


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Protesters rally against separations

McALLEN, Texas – Demonstrators led rallies and protests Saturday to decry the separation of immigrant parents from their children...

June 24, 2018 1:00 am


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Supreme Court: Warrant needed to track phones

WASHINGTON – Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been, the Supreme Court...

June 23, 2018 1:00 am


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On immigration, Trump shifts from kids to crime

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump tried to cast doubt Friday on wrenching tales of migrant children separated from their...

June 23, 2018 1:00 am


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Trump: Immigration bill a waste of time

WASHINGTON – With President Donald Trump suddenly more antagonist than ally, House Republicans confronted the grim reality Friday...

June 23, 2018 1:00 am


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For many, no word on reunification with children

McALLEN, Texas – Two days after President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of families at the border, federal...

June 23, 2018 1:00 am


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Democrats quick to rip government revamp idea

WASHINGTON – The White House on Thursday proposed a radical overhaul of the federal government that, if implemented, would...

June 22, 2018 1:00 am


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House narrowly OKs farm bill

WASHINGTON – A deeply polarizing farm bill passed the House on party lines Thursday, a month after the legislation went down to...

June 22, 2018 1:00 am


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Plan to merge federal agencies

WASHINGTON – The White House today will propose merging the Education and Labor departments into one federal agency, the...

June 21, 2018 1:00 am


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Trump ends family separations

President Donald Trump abruptly reversed course Wednesday.

June 21, 2018 1:00 am


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Rescissions package falls in GOP-led Senate

WASHINGTON – In a rebuke to President Donald Trump, the Republican-controlled Senate on Wednesday blocked a White House plan to...

June 21, 2018 1:00 am


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Kansas' voter ID law tossed

WICHITA, Kan. – A federal judge ruled Monday that Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote,...

June 19, 2018 1:00 am


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Trump threatens China with bigger tariffs

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese...

June 19, 2018 1:00 am


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Supreme Court sidesteps decision on partisan gerrymandering

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday sidestepped a decision on when partisan gerrymandering goes too far, ruling against the...

June 18, 2018 11:40 am