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Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 07:22 AM PDT

Carter Exits Hospital, Will Teach Sunday School This Weekend

Carter Exits Hospital, Will Teach Sunday School This Weekend

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was released from a Georgia hospital Thursday and will continue to recuperate at home, according to the Carter Center. Carter underwent hip replacement surgery after breaking...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 06:44 AM PDT

Trump to Unveil New Immigration Plan

Trump to Unveil New Immigration Plan

President Trump is set to unveil a sweeping new immigration proposal Thursday. The proposal, which outlines border wall completion in 33 areas, also mandates immigrants pass a civics test, which requires...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 05:39 AM PDT

2020 Hopeful Inslee Touts $9T Climate Plan as Economic Boom

2020 Hopeful Inslee Touts $9T Climate Plan as Economic Boom

Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee is pitching a $9 trillion-plus climate action plan that he touts as an economic renaissance and scientific necessity, putting the Washington governor at the forefront...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 06:18 AM PDT

US Evacuates Personnel From Iraq as Iran Conflict Rises

US Evacuates Personnel From Iraq as Iran Conflict Rises

International fears are increasing that the United States is inching toward war with Iran. The Trump administration says they have credible threats, and on Wednesday began evacuating some U.S. personnel from...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 02:47 AM PDT

Iran Says US Sanctions 'Unacceptable' as Crisis Mounts

Iran Says US Sanctions 'Unacceptable' as Crisis Mounts

Iran's foreign minister on Thursday said sanctions imposed by the Trump administration are "unacceptable" but that his country is committed to an international nuclear deal that has steadily unraveled amid...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 03:32 PM PDT

Trump Pushes Immigration Plan Favoring 'Merit' Over Family

Trump Pushes Immigration Plan Favoring 'Merit' Over Family

Unveiling a new immigration plan, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wanted to provide a sharp contrast with Democrats, and he did — aiming to upend decades of family-based immigration policy with a new...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 12:34 AM PDT

Trump to Provide Rare Look of Finances in Disclosure Report

Trump to Provide Rare Look of Finances in Disclosure Report

President Donald Trump's latest financial disclosure report is expected to provide a rare glimpse into whether his presidency has helped or hurt his hotels, golf resorts and other parts of his business...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 07:41 PM PDT

Migrant Child Dies in US Custody; 4th Since December

Migrant Child Dies in US Custody; 4th Since December

A Guatemalan official says a 2½-year-old migrant child has died after crossing the border, becoming the fourth minor known to have died after being detained by the Border Patrol since December. Tekandi...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 06:39 PM PDT

Venezuela Government, Opposition Reported in Talks

Venezuela Government, Opposition Reported in Talks

Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the political crisis in the South American country. Members of Venezuela's opposition-...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 10:39 AM PDT

Missouri Senate Joins GOP Anti-Abortion Wave With 8-Week Ban

Missouri Senate Joins GOP Anti-Abortion Wave With 8-Week Ban

Missouri's Republican-led Senate has passed a wide-ranging bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, acting only hours after Alabama's governor signed a near-total abortion ban into law. The Missouri...

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