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US-backed Syrian Fighters Reach ISIS-Held Dam in North Syria

US-backed Syrian Fighters Reach ISIS-Held Dam in North Syria

U.S.-backed Syrian fighters reached a major dam held by ISIS in northern Syria Friday as Syria's U.N. ambassador said hundreds of American personnel are "invading my country," insisting that any effort to...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 08:09 PM PDT

Trump Urges Bipartisan Effort on 'A Better Bill'

Trump Urges Bipartisan Effort on 'A Better Bill'

Following the withdrawal of a Republican-backed health care bill, President Donald Trump on Friday urged Republican and Democratic lawmakers to work together on "a better bill."

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 02:44 PM PDT

Trump's Keystone XL Decision Sets Up New Fight in Nebraska

Trump's Keystone XL Decision Sets Up New Fight in Nebraska<br /><br />

President Donald Trump may have approved a federal permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, but the fight is far from over in Nebraska, the one state in its path that has yet to approve the project. The pipeline's...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 01:52 PM PDT

Ryan: 'This is a Disappointing Day for Us'

Ryan: 'This is a Disappointing Day for Us'

 House Speaker Paul Ryan speaks on Friday, March 24, 2017, after Republican pulled the health care bill meant to replace the Affordable Care Act.

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 04:35 PM PDT

Write-In Candidate Pulls Off Stunner in Philly Election

Write-In Candidate Pulls Off Stunner in Philly Election

Democratic write-in candidate Emilio Vasquez pulled off a surprise victory in a North Philadelphia special election to replace disgraced state Rep. Leslie Acosta, who gave up her seat following a corruption...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 01:10 PM PDT

Clinic Run by Michele Bachmann’s Husband Hit With Violations

Clinic Run by Michele Bachmann’s Husband Hit With Violations

A clinic that was accused of pushing bogus "pray away the gay" therapy — and is owned by former Rep. Michele Bachmann's husband — was cited by Minnesota health inspectors for failing to properly keep patient...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 12:43 PM PDT

Compare the Withdrawn GOP Health Bill With Obama-Era Law

Compare the Withdrawn GOP Health Bill With Obama-Era Law

The now-withdrawn House health care bill repeals major parts of former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, or ACA, as Republicans push to scale back the federal government's role in health care. The...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 02:35 PM PDT

Rachel Dolezal Struggles After Racial Identity Scandal

Rachel Dolezal Struggles After Racial Identity Scandal

A woman who was once a black civil rights leader in Washington state, then lost her job after her parents exposed her as white struggles to make a living these days. Rachel Dolezal said she has been unable...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 04:42 PM PDT

Anti-Trump Images Projected Onto SF Federal Building

Anti-Trump Images Projected Onto SF Federal Building

A group of art advocates on Thursday shone a bright light on President Donald Trump's plans to cut funding to art programs.

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 09:11 AM PDT

Trump Issues Keystone XL Pipeline Permit

Trump Issues Keystone XL Pipeline Permit

President Trump issues a permit to build the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline on Friday.

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