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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 05:42 PM EDT

Lawsuit: VA Contracting Changes Could Cut Jobs for the Blind

Lawsuit: VA Contracting Changes Could Cut Jobs for the Blind

An advocacy group for the blind on Wednesday sued the Department of Veterans Affairs in federal court, alleging the agency ignored a long-standing law when it changed contracting rules that have been used for...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 07:35 PM EDT

Throwing Chaos Aside, Trump Aims for Caution on Big Trip

Throwing Chaos Aside, Trump Aims for Caution on Big Trip

In his first big tour on the world stage, President Donald Trump is choosing caution over his usual brand of chaos. The early morning Twitter rants that so often rattle Washington have disappeared as Trump...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 07:11 PM EDT

Subpoenas Pile Up for Michael Flynn's Documents

Subpoenas Pile Up for Michael Flynn's Documents

Subpoenas for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn piled up Wednesday as the House intelligence committee pressured Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 03:49 PM EDT

Former Allies on School Choice Now Divided by Trump Budget

Former Allies on School Choice Now Divided by Trump Budget

President Donald Trump's budget proposal to provide federal tax money for private-school scholarships is getting pushback from an unconventional source: groups known for promoting school-choice initiatives. The...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 01:25 PM EDT

Trump Failing to Track Foreign Cash at His Hotels

Trump Failing to Track Foreign Cash at His Hotels

Just before taking office, President Donald Trump promised to donate all profits earned from foreign governments back to the U.S. Treasury. But MSNBC has learned the Trump Organization is not tracking all...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 01:23 PM EDT

Pope to First Lady: What Are You Feeding Trump?

Pope to First Lady: What Are You Feeding Trump?

What do world leaders talk about when they are alone? Not much, it seems. President Donald Trump spent part of his two-day visit to Israel with open microphones nearby, giving the world a small glimpse into his...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 08:46 AM EDT

Taiwan Becomes 1st in Asia to Recognize Same-Sex Marriage

Taiwan Becomes 1st in Asia to Recognize Same-Sex Marriage

In a first for Asia, Taiwan's Constitutional Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage on Wednesday, punctuating a yearslong campaign by advocates for gay rights in one of the continent's most liberal democraci...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 10:35 PM EDT

Families Fear Fallout From Health Care Changes

Families Fear Fallout From Health Care Changes

Peter Hodge’s two daughters fight cystic fibrosis daily, their medications, doctor visits and hospitalizations costing about $1 million in health care benefits a year. Should the Republican-controlled Senate...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 08:21 AM EDT

NATO Rolls Out the Red Carpet, Buffs Its Image for Trump

NATO Rolls Out the Red Carpet, Buffs Its Image for Trump

NATO is not only rolling out the red carpet for U.S. President Donald Trump in Brussels Thursday, the military alliance — which Trump once declared obsolete — has been busy repackaging its image and is ready to...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 08:57 PM EDT

23 Million More Uninsured With GOP Health Bill, Analysts Say

23 Million More Uninsured With GOP Health Bill, Analysts Say

The health care bill Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront others who have costly medical conditions with coverage that could prove...

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