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Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 06:25 PM PST

Emails Show Kushner's Stricter Approach on Ethics Than Trump

Emails Show Kushner's Stricter Approach on Ethics Than Trump

The Trump administration has struggled with ethics vetting for Cabinet nominees and faced criticism for the president's decision to remain invested in his business empire. When Jared Kushner, President Donald...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 04:35 PM PST

FDR Order That Incarcerated Japanese Americans Turns 75

FDR Order That Incarcerated Japanese Americans Turns 75

Satsuki Ina was born behind barbed wire in a prison camp during World War II, the daughter of U.S. citizens forced from their home without due process and locked up for years following Japan's attack on Pearl...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 02:12 PM PST

Two DHS Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

Two DHS Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, according to a pair of memoranda signed by DHS...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 03:42 PM PST

Scientists Rally in Boston to Highlight Threats to Science

Scientists Rally in Boston to Highlight Threats to Science

Hundreds of scientists, environmental advocates and their supporters rallied in Boston to protest what they see as increasing threats to science and research in the U.S. The scientists say they want President...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 04:08 PM PST

Trump Seeks National Security Adviser, Health Care Strategy

Trump Seeks National Security Adviser, Health Care Strategy

President Donald Trump's holiday weekend featured a raucous campaign rally, a health care strategy session, interviews for a new national security adviser — and even a few holes of golf. Trump brought four...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 09:43 AM PST

Pence Visits Former Nazi Concentration Camp

Pence Visits Former Nazi Concentration Camp

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid a somber visit to the site of the Dachau concentration camp on Sunday, walking along the grounds where tens of thousands of people were killed during World War II. Pence was...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 03:50 PM PST

Senior Trump Appointee Fired After Critical Comments

Senior Trump Appointee Fired After Critical Comments

A senior Trump administration official was fired following criticism in a private speech of President Donald Trump's policies and his inner circle of advisers. Craig Deare, whom Trump appointed a month ago to...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 07:34 AM PST

Trump Travel Ban Personal for Young Lawyer Who Led Fight

Trump Travel Ban Personal for Young Lawyer Who Led Fight

Washington state Solicitor General Noah Purcell has argued before packed courtrooms, but those crowds paled in comparison to the millions who heard him argue against President Donald Trump's travel ban before a...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 08:47 PM PST

Trump Says Remark About Sweden Referred to Something on TV

Trump Says Remark About Sweden Referred to Something on TV

Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country. The American president now says he was referring...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 04:43 AM PST

Kelly: Trump Working on 'Streamlined' Travel Ban

Kelly: Trump Working on 'Streamlined' Travel Ban

The nations affected by the original ban were Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Kelly mentioned “seven nations” again on Saturday, leading to speculation they will all be included in Trump’s...

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