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Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 at 02:20 PM PST

US Launches Global Bid to Decriminalize Homosexuality

US Launches Global Bid to Decriminalize Homosexuality

The Trump administration is launching a global campaign to end the criminalization of homosexuality in dozens of nations where it's still illegal to be gay, NBC News reported. The effort is aimed in part at...

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 at 12:33 PM PST

Trump Denies Asking Whitaker to Change Leadership in Cohen Investigation

Trump Denies Asking Whitaker to Change Leadership in Cohen Investigation

President Donald Trump on Tuesday fielded questions about former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker’s role in the Michael Cohen investigation.

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 at 12:10 PM PST

Justice Thomas Calls for Re-Examining Landmark Libel Case

Justice Thomas Calls for Re-Examining Landmark Libel Case

Justice Clarence Thomas says the Supreme Court should consider overturning a 55-year-old landmark ruling that makes it hard for public figures to win libel suits, writing in a case involving a woman who says...

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Trump Orders Creation of Space Force, But Within Air Force

Trump Orders Creation of Space Force, But Within Air Force

President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Pentagon to develop plans to create a new Space Force within the Air Force, accepting less than the full-fledged department he'd wanted. Before signing a document...

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 at 10:41 AM PST

McCabe: Congress' 'Gang of 8' Didn't Object to FBI's Trump Probe

McCabe: Congress' 'Gang of 8' Didn't Object to FBI's Trump Probe

Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe told the TODAY show Tuesday that he briefed congressional leaders about the counterintelligence investigation he had opened into President Donald Trump and that "no...

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WH Pushed Nuclear Power Plan Despite Objections: House Dems

WH Pushed Nuclear Power Plan Despite Objections: House Dems

Senior White House officials pushed a project to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia despite the objections of ethics and national security officials, according to a new congressional report citing...

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 at 08:16 AM PST

Sanders Back on Campaign Trail With 2020 Presidential Run

Sanders Back on Campaign Trail With 2020 Presidential Run

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., announced Tuesday in a radio interview that he will is again running for president, vying for the Democratic nomination in 2020.

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 at 07:21 AM PST

Bernie Sanders Joins a Crowded Democratic Field

Bernie Sanders Joins a Crowded Democratic Field

Meanwhile, 16 states sue to stop Trump’s emergency declaration.

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 at 07:04 AM PST

16 States Sue Trump Over Emergency Declaration

16 States Sue Trump Over Emergency Declaration

California, New York, Maryland and 13 other states have filed lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump's emergency declaration. The declaration bypasses Congress, allowing Trump to use military funds to build...

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 at 06:59 AM PST

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Unveils Universal Child Care Plan

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Unveils Universal Child Care Plan

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., was in Glendale, California, Monday to unveil her plan for universal child care.

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