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Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 10:39 AM PDT

Trump Names Anti-Abortion Leader to High Post at HHS

Trump Names Anti-Abortion Leader to High Post at HHS

The White House says President Donald Trump is appointing the former president of a leading anti-abortion organization to a senior position at the Department of Health and Human Services. Charmaine Yoest,...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 09:49 AM PDT

How Trump's Tweets Have Changed in 100 Days as @POTUS

How Trump's Tweets Have Changed in 100 Days as @POTUS

President Donald Trump is known for his quick-fire tweeting, a habit he believes helped him win the election. But as his term progressed, the number of likes and retweets each post received started to fall. As...

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Trump Tells NRA 'You Have a True Friend' in White House

Trump Tells NRA 'You Have a True Friend' in White House

President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for gun rights Friday, telling attendees of a National Rifle Association convention that "the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 09:08 AM PDT

From Spicey to Kush: 'SNL's' First 100 Days of Trump

From Spicey to Kush: 'SNL's' First 100 Days of Trump

There have been seven episodes of “Saturday Night Live” during the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency, and the program’s been handed plenty of material by the administration, from the president’s...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 09:48 AM PDT

Day 99: President Trump Warns of a “Major, Major Conflict” with North Korea

Day 99:  President Trump Warns of a “Major, Major Conflict” with North Korea

Why President Trump brought up the specific possibility of war now. Scott McGrew reports.

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 10:53 AM PDT

Tillerson Calls for UN Sanctions on North Korea

Tillerson Calls for UN Sanctions on North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called for North Korea's "financial isolation" at Friday's U.N. Security Council meeting. Tillerson also threatened sanctions on countries that continues to trade with...

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CA Bill Seeks to Limit Funding for Jails with ICE Contract

CA Bill Seeks to Limit Funding for Jails with ICE Contract

A California Senate bill preventing jails from collecting some state grants if they have a contract with Immigrations and Customs Enforcement is drawing praise from immigrants’ rights advocates and ire from...

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N. Korea Test-Fires Unidentified Missile: S. Korean Military

N. Korea Test-Fires Unidentified Missile: S. Korean Military

The South Korean military reported that North Korea has fired a test missile early Saturday morning. A missile test from North Korea was expected as the nation celebrated the anniversary of its founder's birth...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 09:10 AM PDT

Congress OKs Bill Averting Government Shutdown for 1 Week

Congress OKs Bill Averting Government Shutdown for 1 Week

House members have easily voted to approve a short-term spending bill that would avoid a partial government shutdown at midnight. The measure gives negotiators until next Friday to resolve final differences...

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 04:37 PM PDT

'Frederick Douglass' Bill Aims to Combat Trafficking

'Frederick Douglass' Bill Aims to Combat Trafficking

Members of Congress have introduced a bipartisan bill, named for American abolitionist Frederick Douglass, that would seek to curb human trafficking, NBC News reported. The "Frederick Douglass Trafficking...

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