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Friday, Sep 6, 2019 at 04:25 PM EDT

US Tells Migrant Woman 8 Months Pregnant to Wait in Mexico

US Tells Migrant Woman 8 Months Pregnant to Wait in Mexico

Eight-and-a-half-months pregnant and experiencing contractions, a Salvadoran woman who had crossed the Rio Grande and was apprehended by the Border Patrol was forced to go back to Mexico. Agents took her to the...

Friday, Sep 6, 2019 at 01:16 PM EDT

Trump Challenges California's Power to Control Auto Pollution

Trump Challenges California's Power to Control Auto Pollution

The Trump administration on Friday began an all-out challenge to California's authority to set its own automotive emissions standards as government agencies opened an antitrust investigation and told state...

Friday, Sep 6, 2019 at 06:34 PM EDT

Lawsuit: Immigration Official Unlawfully Appointed by Trump

Lawsuit: Immigration Official Unlawfully Appointed by Trump

President Donald Trump skirted the law when he appointed Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II as one of his administration’s top immigration officials, and certain actions by Cuccinelli’s office should have no force or...

Friday, Sep 6, 2019 at 11:37 AM EDT

House Dems Probe Pence's Stay at Trump Resort in Ireland

House Dems Probe Pence's Stay at Trump Resort in Ireland

House Democrats are demanding information on the use of taxpayer money at President Donald Trump's hotels and properties, including during Vice President Pence's trip this week to Doonbeg , Ireland. The push is...

Friday, Sep 6, 2019 at 11:09 AM EDT

Democrats to Probe Conditions at Southern Border

Democrats to Probe Conditions at Southern Border

Democrats are taking their fight against President Donald Trump's border wall to the front lines. Members of the House Judiciary Committee plan to hold a field hearing in El Paso, Texas, to discuss conditions...

Friday, Sep 6, 2019 at 03:00 PM EDT

NH Gets Spotlight as Campaign Enters New Phase

NH Gets Spotlight as Campaign Enters New Phase

New Hampshire is not accustomed to playing the role of the undercard. But so far in the 2020 campaign, the first-in-the-nation primary state has been more of a destination for lower-tier Democratic presidential...

Friday, Sep 6, 2019 at 06:57 AM EDT

Ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Won't Run for President

Ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Won't Run for President

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz will not run for president after exploring whether to do so earlier this year, he announced in a letter posted online early Friday. “My belief in the need to reform our...

Friday, Sep 6, 2019 at 01:03 PM EDT

Analysis: Storm Spat Underscores Mr. Never Wrong's Mindset

Analysis: Storm Spat Underscores Mr. Never Wrong's Mindset

President Donald Trump doesn't make mistakes. At least according to him. Trump's relentless justifications of his erroneous warnings that Hurricane Dorian was threatening Alabama on Sunday, which created...

Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 at 03:50 PM EDT

Groups Sue Trump Administration Over Immigrant Medical Care

Groups Sue Trump Administration Over Immigrant Medical Care

Civil rights groups are suing President Donald Trump's administration over its decision to stop considering requests from immigrants seeking to remain in the country for medical treatment and other hardships....

Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 at 12:59 PM EDT

Called Out by Meteorologists, Trump Clings to Dorian Alabama Claim

Called Out by Meteorologists, Trump Clings to Dorian Alabama Claim

Under fire from prominent meteorologists for giving out incorrect information on the path of Hurricane Dorian, President Donald Trump on Thursday doubled down on his assertion that the storm was at one point...

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