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Federal Lawsuit Filed to Block Alabama's New Abortion Ban

Federal Lawsuit Filed to Block Alabama's New Abortion Ban

A federal lawsuit filed Friday asks a judge to block an Alabama law that outlaws almost all abortions, the most far-reaching attempt by a conservative state to seek new restrictions on the procedure. The...

3 hours ago

Trump Admin to Roll Back Transgender Health Care Protections

Trump Admin to Roll Back Transgender Health Care Protections

A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws...

6 hours ago

Arguments Over Rape and Incest Divide Abortion Opponents

Arguments Over Rape and Incest Divide Abortion Opponents

Even as the anti-abortion movement celebrates the sweeping bans passed in several states, it's divided by a widening rift over whether those prohibitions should apply to victims of rape and incest. The...

6 hours ago

Press Advocates Sound Alarm Over New Assange Charges

Press Advocates Sound Alarm Over New Assange Charges

New charges filed against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange quickly drew alarm Thursday from media organizations and others. The groups are concerned that the Justice Department is charging Assange for actions...

6 hours ago

Misleading Videos Targeting Pelosi Spread Online

Misleading Videos Targeting Pelosi Spread Online

President Donald Trump on Thursday night tweeted out an edited video showing Nancy Pelosi stumbling over her words, escalating the personal attacks he has made against the Democratic House Speaker. The...

5 hours ago

Trump Grants AG Barr Power Over Classified Russia Probe Info

Trump Grants AG Barr Power Over Classified Russia Probe Info

President Donald Trump has granted Attorney General William Barr new powers to review and potentially release classified information related to the origins of the Russia investigation, a move aimed at accelerat...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 06:41 PM EDT

Trump Considering Loophole for Saudi Arms Sale

Trump Considering Loophole for Saudi Arms Sale

The Trump administration is considering an emergency declaration that would allow it to make an arms shipment to Saudi Arabia without the approval of Congress, two U.S. officials and lawmakers opposed to the...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 06:10 PM EDT

Trump, Pelosi Trade Harsh Words

Trump, Pelosi Trade Harsh Words

President Donald Trump and Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., traded harsh criticisms on Thursday, with Trump calling Pelosi "crazy" and Pelosi suggesting staff members “have an intervention&rdquo...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 05:10 PM EDT

Far From Border, US Cities Feel Effect of Migrant Releases

Far From Border, US Cities Feel Effect of Migrant Releases

A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but now the issue is flowing into cities far from Mexico, where immigrants are being housed in an airplane...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 04:56 PM EDT

Firm Tied to Political Donor to Pay $110M in Federal Probe

Firm Tied to Political Donor to Pay $110M in Federal Probe

A payment processor run by a prominent political donor will pay $110 million to settle U.S. charges the company knowingly processed transactions for merchants engaging in frauds. The Federal Trade Commission...

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