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Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 10:47 AM EDT

Congress Returns to McConnell's Legislative 'Graveyard'

Congress Returns to McConnell's Legislative 'Graveyard'

Facing criticism that the Senate has become little more than what one member calls an "expensive lunch club," Congress returns for the fall session Monday with pressure mounting on Senate Majority Leader...

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 05:33 PM EDT

California GOP Opens Alternative Pathway for 2020 Delegates

California GOP Opens Alternative Pathway for 2020 Delegates

California Republicans have approved a rule change intended to ensure the party can send delegates to the GOP's national convention next summer, even if President Donald Trump is kept off the state's 2020...

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 06:59 PM EDT

End Child Marriage in the U.S.? You Might Be Surprised at Who's Opposed

End Child Marriage in the U.S.? You Might Be Surprised at Who's Opposed

Even as more states take action to end child marriage, concerns about government overreach, along with scant data about the extent of the problem, have driven skepticism to reform across the country, NBC News...

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 05:42 PM EDT

Explained: How Trump Upended US-Taliban Peace Talks

Explained: How Trump Upended US-Taliban Peace Talks

With a series of tweets, President Donald Trump has upended nearly a year of U.S.-Taliban negotiations on ending America's longest war. He has "called off" the talks and asserted that a planned secret meeting...

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 10:39 PM EDT

Share of Women Seeking Out-of-State Abortions Increases

Share of Women Seeking Out-of-State Abortions Increases

At a routine ultrasound when she was five months pregnant, Hevan Lunsford began to panic when the technician took longer than normal, then told her she would need to see a specialist. Lunsford, a nurse in...

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 03:48 PM EDT

Harris Sorry for Reaction to 'Retarded' Remark About Trump

Harris Sorry for Reaction to 'Retarded' Remark About Trump

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. and a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, apologized Saturday for laughing and saying "well said" in response to a man who described President Donald Trump's actions as "mentally...

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 01:45 PM EDT

Biden in Lead, But Does Campaign Have Enthusiasm to Keep It?

Biden in Lead, But Does Campaign Have Enthusiasm to Keep It?

When Joe Biden took the stage in New Hampshire, he was greeted with the respect that comes with being a former vice president. Some of his closest rivals were greeted more like rock stars. The scene at New...

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 02:56 PM EDT

Ex-SC Gov. Sanford Adds Name to GOP Long Shots Against Trump

Ex-SC Gov. Sanford Adds Name to GOP Long Shots Against Trump

Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor and congressman, joined the Republican race against President Donald Trump on Sunday, aiming to put his Appalachian trail travails behind him for good as he...

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 06:55 AM EDT

Ex-UK Minister Says Johnson Not Trying to Get a Brexit Deal

Ex-UK Minister Says Johnson Not Trying to Get a Brexit Deal

A senior minister who quit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Cabinet said Sunday that the government is making little or no effort to secure a Brexit agreement with the European Union, despite Johnson's...

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 12:39 PM EDT

China's Trade With US Shrinks as Tariff War Worsens

China's Trade With US Shrinks as Tariff War Worsens

China's trade with the United States is falling as the two sides prepare for negotiations with no signs of progress toward ending a tariff war that threatens global economic growth. Imports of American goods...

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