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Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 05:11 AM PST

56 Dems Ask House to Investigate Trump Sexual Misconduct

56 Dems Ask House to Investigate Trump Sexual Misconduct

Over 50 Democratic lawmakers on Monday asked the House oversight committee to investigate sexual misconduct allegations made against President Donald Trump. The Democratic Women’s Working Group wrote that...

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 11:45 PM PST

Trump on NYC Subway Bombing: 'End Chain Migration'

Trump on NYC Subway Bombing: 'End Chain Migration'

President Donald Trump said in a statement that Monday's underground explosion near Manhattan's Port Authority Bus Terminal "highlights the urgent need for Congress to enact legislative reforms" on immigration....

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 07:41 PM PST

All Eyes on Senate Race in Alabama

All Eyes on Senate Race in Alabama

The Senate race in Alabama is sure to have a far-reaching impact, regardless of the outcome Tuesday. The inappropriate sexual behavior charges against Republican candidate Roy Moore and the unpopularity of...

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 02:25 PM PST

Fate of Young Immigrants Divides Dems on Last-Minute Budget

Fate of Young Immigrants Divides Dems on Last-Minute Budget

For Illinois Rep. Luis Gutierrez, a passionate, liberal Democrat of Puerto Rican descent, there is no more important issue in the year-end budget showdown than protecting from deportation hundreds of thousands...

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 12:58 PM PST

White House Denies Sexual Misconduct Claims Against Trump

White House Denies Sexual Misconduct Claims Against Trump

Three women who have accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct came together on Dec. 11 to share their stories. The White House denied the accusers’ claims.

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 02:51 PM PST

Israel Intercepts Gaza Rocket, Retaliates With Tank Fire

Israel Intercepts Gaza Rocket, Retaliates With Tank Fire

The Israeli military said it intercepted a rocket launched at Israel from the Gaza Strip late Monday, a few hours after Israel bombed Hamas military positions in retaliation for rocket fire earlier in the...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 06:39 AM PST

Mass Shootings Aren't More Frequent, But Are Deadlier: Study

Mass Shootings Aren't More Frequent, But Are Deadlier: Study

It can sometimes seem as though mass shootings are occurring more frequently. Researchers who have been studying such crimes for decades say they aren't, but they have been getting deadlier. In the five...

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 06:46 PM PST

Pentagon to Allow Transgender People to Enlist in Military

Pentagon to Allow Transgender People to Enlist in Military

Transgender recruits will be allowed to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, the Pentagon said Monday, as President Donald Trump's ordered ban suffered more legal setbacks. The new policy reflects the...

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 01:00 PM PST

Judge Warns Manafort: No More Op-Eds About Federal Case

Judge Warns Manafort: No More Op-Eds About Federal Case

A federal judge is warning President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman that he shouldn't be trying his case in the press. That includes drafting opinion essays published in other countries. U.S. District...

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 01:21 PM PST

Some Glitches Seen in Deadline Week for 'Obamacare' Sign-Ups

Some Glitches Seen in Deadline Week for 'Obamacare' Sign-Ups

Consumer advocates reported some glitches Monday in the final days for "Obamacare" sign-ups, although the Trump administration largely seemed to be keeping its promise of a smooth enrollment experience. In...

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