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Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 01:44 PM PST

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Trolls UC Berkeley Students

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Trolls UC Berkeley Students

Former pharmaceutical executive and internet troll Martin Shkreli took over a Facebook group affiliated with UC Berkeley students on Monday, posting several live streams during which he took questions from...

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 02:38 PM PST

Trump's New National Security Adviser a Soldier-Scholar

Trump's New National Security Adviser a Soldier-Scholar

President Donald Trump has chosen as his national security adviser a soldier-scholar who fought in both Iraq wars and published an influential book that called out the U.S. government for "lies" that led to the...

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 03:39 AM PST

Trump's 2nd Month Brings Health Care, Tax Overhaul: Analysis

Trump's 2nd Month Brings Health Care, Tax Overhaul: Analysis

As President Donald Trump begins his second month in office, his team is trying to move past the crush of controversies that overtook his first month and make progress on health care and tax overhauls long...

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 07:10 PM PST

President Trump Expected to Revise Travel Ban

President Trump Expected to Revise Travel Ban

Any moment now, President Donald Trump is expected to issue a revised travel ban affecting immigrants from seven largely Muslim nations. Larry Gerston reports.

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 01:22 PM PST

Trump's Weekends in Florida Include Work and Golf

Trump's Weekends in Florida Include Work and Golf

For the past three weekends, President Donald Trump has flown on Air Force One to his private Florida club, where in addition to work, he has dined with family and friends, attended parties — and played...

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 01:36 PM PST

Trump Picks McMaster as National Security Adviser

Trump Picks McMaster as National Security Adviser

President Donald Trump announces Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his pick for national security adviser at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., Feb. 20, 2017.

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 03:54 AM PST

Trump's First Month Packed With Tweets, Turmoil: Analysis

Trump's First Month Packed With Tweets, Turmoil: Analysis

Four weeks in, the man who says he inherited "a mess" at home and abroad is presiding over a White House that is widely described as itself being a mess. At a stunning pace, President Donald Trump has riled...

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 03:55 AM PST

President Trump's First Month, by the Numbers

President Trump's First Month, by the Numbers

President Donald Trump has had 24 executive orders and memoranda signed and one blocked in the first month in office, four bills signed into law, six tweets per day on average and much more. Here is a by-the-nu...

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...

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