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Friday, May 17, 2019 at 11:06 AM EDT

Warren Unveils Abortion Rights Platform Following New Laws

Warren Unveils Abortion Rights Platform Following New Laws

Elizabeth Warren is calling for a series of targeted measures designed to safeguard abortion rights following a flurry of new state laws that dramatically restrict women's ability to terminate pregnancies, moves...

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 08:08 PM EDT

Missouri Legislature Passes Ban on Abortions at 8 Weeks

Missouri Legislature Passes Ban on Abortions at 8 Weeks

Missouri's Republican-led House on Friday passed sweeping legislation designed to survive court challenges, which would ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. If enacted, the ban would be among the most...

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 03:05 AM EDT

Trump More Cautious Than His Top Advisers on Iran

Trump More Cautious Than His Top Advisers on Iran

President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic. Asked Thursday if...

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 12:25 PM EDT

House Approves Sweeping Bill to Expand Gay Rights

House Approves Sweeping Bill to Expand Gay Rights

Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender...

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 06:40 PM EDT

Court Hears 2 Cases Against Trump's Plan for Border Wall

Court Hears 2 Cases Against Trump's Plan for Border Wall

President Donald Trump is moving fast to build a wall on the Mexico border with billions of dollars secured under his declaration of a national emergency, but he first must get past the courts. On Friday, a...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 09:04 PM EDT

Fla. Lawmakers Push FBI to Name Counties Hacked by Russia

Fla. Lawmakers Push FBI to Name Counties Hacked by Russia

The Florida lawmakers said they urged the federal agencies to be more transparent and pledged to work on bipartisan legislation,

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 08:53 PM EDT

Abortion-Rights Groups Challenge Restrictions on Providers

Abortion-Rights Groups Challenge Restrictions on Providers

As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have been waging a quieter battle in courthouses around the country to overturn less direct...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 07:04 PM EDT

People Tied to Trump Tried to Obstruct Mueller Probe: Flynn

People Tied to Trump Tried to Obstruct Mueller Probe: Flynn

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn told investigators that people linked to the Trump administration and Congress reached out to him in an effort to interfere in the Russia probe, NBC News reported...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 06:10 PM EDT

Trump Administration Pulls $1B for California Rail Project

Trump Administration Pulls $1B for California Rail Project

The Trump administration is canceling nearly $1 billion in federal money for California's high-speed rail project. The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it will not give California the...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 03:56 PM EDT

Trump Lays Out Immigration Plan; Pelosi Condemns It

Trump Lays Out Immigration Plan; Pelosi Condemns It

President Donald Trump on Thursday laid out his plan for a new immigration policy in the United States. Hours earlier, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. offered up her thoughts on Trump's proposal.

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