Facebook is slowly acknowledging the outsized — if unintended — role it played in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections.
Bowing to pressure from lawmakers and the public, the company said it will provide the...
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 11:29 AM PDT
On Work Trips, DeVos Flies on Her Plane at Own Expense
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos flies on her personal plane at her own expense when she visits schools around the country, according to her office, as other Cabinet secretaries' flying habits at taxpayers' cost...
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 08:30 AM PDT
Afghan President Says Pakistan Must Crush Militant Hideouts
Abolishing militant hideouts in Pakistan is critical to establishing peace in neighboring Afghanistan, the Afghan leader said Thursday before meeting President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the U.N....
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 07:24 AM PDT
GOP Still Split on Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill
Republicans expect to vote next week on a health care bill known as Graham-Cassidy, named for the senators who wrote it, which would scale back Medicaid. Some GOP lawmakers are split on the newest effort to undo...
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 05:51 AM PDT
Kimmel Ramps Up Battle Against GOP Health Care Bill
Jimmy Kimmel used his late-night platform to continue his assault on the GOP health care bill, firing back at critics including U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy and "Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade.
The ABC star on...
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 03:14 AM PDT
Majority Like Trump's Hurricane Relief/Debt Limit Deal: Poll
A majority of Americans support President Donald Trump's deal with Democratic leaders to provide hurricane relief and keep the government open for 90 days, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal...
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 04:16 PM PDT
World Powers Rally to Defend Value of Iran Nuke Accord
Top diplomats from Germany, Russia, China and Italy insisted Thursday there can be no turning back on the Iran nuclear deal after President Donald Trump suggested that he may seek a renegotiation or simply walk...
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 09:51 PM PDT
ACLU, Speakers Distance Themselves From Cal Free Speech Week
The ACLU of Northern California released a strongly-worded statement rebutting claims that it was helping the UC Berkeley student group organize the controversial Free Speech Week tentatively scheduled next...
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 01:17 PM PDT
Trump: Mideast Peace Deal May Be 'Toughest Deal of All'
President Donald Trump said Wednesday he's been hearing about prospects for peace in the Middle East since he was "a little boy," and now an agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians seems within reach....
Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 07:18 AM PDT
Melania Trump to UN: 'Step Up' to Protect Children
First lady Melania Trump is calling on world leaders to "step up" to improve the lives of children.
She will deliver the remarks Wednesday during a luncheon at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New...