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Friday, Sep 13, 2019 at 12:49 PM EDT

Liberal, Moderate Divide on Display in Democratic Debate

Liberal, Moderate Divide on Display in Democratic Debate

Joe Biden parried attack after attack from liberal rivals Thursday night on everything from health care to immigration in a debate that showcased profound ideological divides between the Democratic Party's...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 07:26 PM EDT

Cohen Met With Prosecutors Investigating Trump Org: Source

Cohen Met With Prosecutors Investigating Trump Org: Source

The former personal attorney for President Donald Trump has entered into an agreement with New York City prosecutors to provide information about the president's business operation, a source familiar with the...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 05:29 PM EDT

Democrats Step on Shaky Political Ground With Fracking Bans

Democrats Step on Shaky Political Ground With Fracking Bans

Several Democratic presidential candidates are running on a promise to ban fracking — and stepping on unstable political ground as they do so. An all-out prohibition on the controversial natural gas extraction...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 04:19 PM EDT

US: No Temporary Protection for Bahamians Who Fled Dorian

US: No Temporary Protection for Bahamians Who Fled Dorian

The United States will not grant temporary protected status to people from the Bahamas displaced by Hurricane Dorian, an administration official told NBC News. The designation would allow Bahamians to work and...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 07:51 PM EDT

Trump Admin Readies Ban on Flavored E-Cigs

Trump Admin Readies Ban on Flavored E-Cigs

The Trump administration is preparing to ban flavored e-cigarettes as federal health officials call for restrictions to combat an outbreak of a mysterious lung disease that has sickened hundreds and killed at...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 12:21 PM EDT

Texas Tipping Point? Dems Face Reality Check in GOP Bastions

Texas Tipping Point? Dems Face Reality Check in GOP Bastions

Thirty new students are from Arizona, and nearly 100 moved from California. But the small town of Prosper, Texas, is expecting more growth — a lot more — so it built a $53 million high school football stadium...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 05:24 PM EDT

UK Court Rules Johnson's Suspension of Parliament Unlawful

UK Court Rules Johnson's Suspension of Parliament Unlawful

A Scottish court dealt another blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plans Wednesday, ruling that his decision to suspend Parliament less than two months before the U.K. is due to leave the European...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 02:47 AM EDT

California Senate Approves Bill Regulating Gig Economy

California Senate Approves Bill Regulating Gig Economy

The California Senate has passed a bill that would give new wage and benefit protections to workers at so-called gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft. The 29-11 vote late Tuesday sends the bill back to the...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 03:14 AM EDT

Inside Bolton's Exit: Mongolia, a Mustache, a Tweet

Inside Bolton's Exit: Mongolia, a Mustache, a Tweet

It was a marriage that was never going to last: Trump and Bolton rarely saw eye to eye on global hotspots. The national security adviser held far more hawkish views than the "America first" president on matters...

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 09:38 PM EDT

Tent Courts Set to Open on Border for US Asylum Seekers

Tent Courts Set to Open on Border for US Asylum Seekers

The Trump administration is ready to open a tent court on the border to help handle tens of thousands of cases of asylum seekers forced to wait in Mexico, with hearings held entirely by videoconference. The...

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