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Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 03:47 PM PST

Trump Administration Appeals Ruling on Young Immigrants

Trump Administration Appeals Ruling on Young Immigrants

The Trump administration on Tuesday appealed a judge's ruling temporarily blocking its decision to end protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants and announced plans to seek a U.S. Supreme...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 03:41 PM PST

US Withholds $65M From Palestinian Aid Programs

US Withholds $65M From Palestinian Aid Programs

The Trump administration on Tuesday cut tens of millions of dollars in money for Palestinian refugees, demanding that the U.N. agency responsible for the programs undertake a "fundamental re-examination," the...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 11:09 AM PST

Trump Ends 1st Year With Lowest Average Approval Rating

Trump Ends 1st Year With Lowest Average Approval Rating

This is a record not to be coveted: Donald Trump is wrapping up a year in office with the lowest average approval rating of any elected president in his first year. That's according to polling by Gallup, which...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 10:05 AM PST

Homeland Secretary: Trump Used 'Strong Language'

Homeland Secretary: Trump Used 'Strong Language'

Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen shied away from accusations of racism against President Donald Trump levied by Democratic lawmakers, saying Trump was using "strong language," along with...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 10:21 AM PST

New US Embassy Criticized by Trump Opens in London

New US Embassy Criticized by Trump Opens in London

The new U.S. Embassy in London, criticized last week by President Donald Trump as too expensive and poorly located, opened its doors to the public Tuesday for the first time. The gleaming embassy, in the...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 10:22 AM PST

German Linguists: 'Alternative Facts' the Non-Word of 2017

German Linguists: 'Alternative Facts' the Non-Word of 2017

German linguists have declared the phrase "alternative facts," popularized by White House aide Kellyanne Conway, the non-word of 2017. Conway used the phrase last year when asked why President Donald Trump's...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 06:58 AM PST

Bannon to Testify Before Congress

Bannon to Testify Before Congress

Steve Bannon, Trump's former Chief Strategist and former figurehead for Breitbart News, is set to testify before the House Intelligence Committee as part of their investigation on possible collusion between...

Monday, Jan 15, 2018 at 06:22 PM PST

Ill. Candidate for Governor Walks Off Stage Over Gun Violence Comment

Ill. Candidate for Governor Walks Off Stage Over Gun Violence Comment

Gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy left the stage during a forum on Monday after Republican State Rep. Jeanne Ives argued the solution to gun violence in Illinois was having “more fathers in the home.”...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 02:30 AM PST

Big Decisions Await Congress on Immigration

Big Decisions Await Congress on Immigration

Before a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday night, a host of leftover Washington business is bottled up in Congress, waiting on a deal to prevent the deportation of young immigrants brought to the...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 02:00 PM PST

Senator: Trump Vulgarity Debate Has Become an 'S-Show'

Senator: Trump Vulgarity Debate Has Become an 'S-Show'

As the fallout over President Donald Trump's use of a vulgarity bleeds into a second week, aides to the president are locked in an internal debate over which version of the word the president used to describe...

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