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Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 08:53 AM PDT

California Reaches Deal on National Guard Border Mission

California Reaches Deal on National Guard Border Mission

California has reached an agreement with the federal government that the state's National Guard troops will deploy to the border to focus on fighting transnational gangs as well as drug and gun smugglers,...

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 09:30 AM PDT

Babies of Senators Now Welcome in Senate Chamber

Babies of Senators Now Welcome in Senate Chamber

Who doesn't like babies? No one in the Senate, apparently — at least not enough to block a historic rules change that passed Wednesday allowing the newborns of members into the chamber. Its passage without...

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 01:32 AM PDT

Trump Leaves Open Possibility of Bailing on Meeting With Kim

Trump Leaves Open Possibility of Bailing on Meeting With Kim

President Donald Trump said that although he's looking ahead optimistically to a historic summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he could still pull out if he feels it's "not going to be fruitful."...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 05:43 PM PDT

Trump Passes Up Chance to Say if He'll Fire Mueller

Trump Passes Up Chance to Say if He'll Fire Mueller

As his frustration with the investigation into his campaign and business expands into threatening new fronts, President Donald Trump refused to say Wednesday whether he plans to fire special counsel Robert...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 05:23 PM PDT

Trump Says He'll Sanction Russia as Soon as They Deserve it

Trump Says He'll Sanction Russia as Soon as They Deserve it

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that nobody has been tougher on Russia than him and that he'll hit Moscow with new sanctions "as soon as they very much deserve it." He also said building a good relationsh...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 04:55 PM PDT

Trump: 'Nobody Has Ever Been More Transparent Than I Have'

Trump: 'Nobody Has Ever Been More Transparent Than I Have'

President Donald Trump continued to decry the Russia investigation as a “hoax” Wednesday, and said his team has fully cooperated with Mueller’s investigators. “Nobody has ever been...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 04:30 PM PDT

House Panel Moves to Curb Food Stamps, Renew Farm Subsidies

House Panel Moves to Curb Food Stamps, Renew Farm Subsidies

A bitterly-divided House panel Wednesday approved new work and job training requirements for food stamps as part of a five-year renewal of federal farm and nutrition policy. The GOP-run Agriculture Committee...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 04:19 PM PDT

Ex-Playboy Model Settles Lawsuit Over Alleged Trump Affair

Ex-Playboy Model Settles Lawsuit Over Alleged Trump Affair

A former Playboy model who said she had a 10-month affair with President Donald Trump settled her lawsuit Wednesday with a supermarket tabloid over an agreement that prohibited her from discussing the relations...

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 05:55 AM PDT

Kansas Secretary of State Found in Contempt in Voting Case

Kansas Secretary of State Found in Contempt in Voting Case

A federal judge says Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach violated her order that some voters were eligible to cast a ballot while a lawsuit challenging a state law requiring proof of U.S. citizenship worked...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 02:51 PM PDT

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Divided Over Mike Pompeo

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Divided Over Mike Pompeo

President Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, is facing so much opposition from Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that the panel could be forced to take the...

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