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Saturday, Jan 13, 2018 at 01:20 AM PST

Trump's Own Words Revive Debate Over Whether He's Racist

Trump's Own Words Revive Debate Over Whether He's Racist

More than 150 years after the abolition of slavery and more than 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, President Donald Trump's incendiary comments about immigrants have ripped open a jarring...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:37 PM PST

Trump's Year: Congress Bickers Over Russia, Mueller Looms

Trump's Year: Congress Bickers Over Russia, Mueller Looms

Republicans who spent the early months of 2017 working with Democrats on investigations into Russian interference in U.S. elections have pivoted as the new year begins and midterm elections loom, leaving the...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 08:57 PM PST

Trump Broke Decorum Before Latest Slur

Trump Broke Decorum Before Latest Slur

A career intelligence analyst who is an expert in hostage policy stood before President Donald Trump in the Oval Office last fall to brief him on the impending release of a family long held in Pakistan under...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 08:59 PM PST

Trump Lawyer Brokered $130,000 Payment to Porn Star: Report

Trump Lawyer Brokered $130,000 Payment to Porn Star: Report

President Donald Trump's personal lawyer brokered a $130,000 payment to a porn star to prevent her from publicly discussing an alleged sexual encounter with Trump, according to a report Friday in The Wall Street...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 12:00 PM PST

Fact Check: The DACA Population Numbers

Fact Check: The DACA Population Numbers

President Donald Trump said he has “heard” varying numbers on the DACA population — from 650,000 to 3 million. In fact, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said there were 689,800 active DACA...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 08:58 PM PST

Kentucky Is First to Get OK for Medicaid Work Requirement

Kentucky Is First to Get OK for Medicaid Work Requirement

Kentucky has become the first state to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work to receive coverage, part of an unprecedented change to the nation's largest health insurance program under the Trump...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 10:13 AM PST

Cybersecurity Firm: US Senate in Russian Hackers' Crosshairs

Cybersecurity Firm: US Senate in Russian Hackers' Crosshairs

The same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the U.S. Senate, a cybersecurity firm...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 09:58 AM PST

Trump Under Scrutiny for ‘S---hole Countries’ Comments

Trump Under Scrutiny for ‘S---hole Countries’ Comments

President Trump is alleged to have made inflammatory remarks about countries in Africa, Haiti, and El Salvador.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 09:08 AM PST

President Trump Signs MLK Day Proclamation

President Trump Signs MLK Day Proclamation

President Donald Trump signed a proclamation on Jan. 12, 2018, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 09:49 AM PST

'Grow a Pair of Ovaries': Ariz. Rep. Tells GOP in Senate Bid

'Grow a Pair of Ovaries': Ariz. Rep. Tells GOP in Senate Bid

Republican U.S. Rep. Martha McSally called on the national GOP to "grow a pair of ovaries" as she launched her Senate bid Friday, joining the race to replace retiring GOP Sen. Jeff Flake by embracing President...

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