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Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 03:25 PM EDT

Trump Financial Disclosure Reveals Revenue Dip at Mar-a-Lago

Trump Financial Disclosure Reveals Revenue Dip at Mar-a-Lago

President Donald Trump says he's created "maybe the best economy we've had in the history of our country," but his presidency has been taking a modest economic toll on his businesses, according to annual...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 04:32 PM EDT

Manning Back to Jail for Refusal to Testify About WikiLeaks

Manning Back to Jail for Refusal to Testify About WikiLeaks

Former Army intelligence analyst and whistleblower Chelsea Manning said she'll stay in jail "forever" rather than testify to a grand jury investigating Wikileaks. Manning appeared in federal court in Alexandria,...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 01:27 PM EDT

Ex-EPA Chief Spent Nearly $124K on 'Excessive Airfare'

Ex-EPA Chief Spent Nearly $124K on 'Excessive Airfare'

Former Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt and his staff spent nearly $124,000 on unnecessary first- and business-class air travel during 10 months in 2017, according to a new report from...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 03:44 PM EDT

Facebook Busts Israel-Based Campaign to Disrupt Elections

Facebook Busts Israel-Based Campaign to Disrupt Elections

Facebook said Thursday it banned an Israeli company that ran an influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts engaged in spreading disinformation. Na...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 10:22 AM EDT

Carter Exits Hospital, Will Teach Sunday School This Weekend

Carter Exits Hospital, Will Teach Sunday School This Weekend

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was released from a Georgia hospital Thursday and will continue to recuperate at home, according to the Carter Center. Carter underwent hip replacement surgery after breaking...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 09:44 AM EDT

Trump to Unveil New Immigration Plan

Trump to Unveil New Immigration Plan

President Trump is set to unveil a sweeping new immigration proposal Thursday. The proposal, which outlines border wall completion in 33 areas, also mandates immigrants pass a civics test, which requires...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 08:39 AM EDT

2020 Hopeful Inslee Touts $9T Climate Plan as Economic Boom

2020 Hopeful Inslee Touts $9T Climate Plan as Economic Boom

Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee is pitching a $9 trillion-plus climate action plan that he touts as an economic renaissance and scientific necessity, putting the Washington governor at the forefront...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 09:18 AM EDT

US Evacuates Personnel From Iraq as Iran Conflict Rises

US Evacuates Personnel From Iraq as Iran Conflict Rises

International fears are increasing that the United States is inching toward war with Iran. The Trump administration says they have credible threats, and on Wednesday began evacuating some U.S. personnel from...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 05:47 AM EDT

Iran Says US Sanctions 'Unacceptable' as Crisis Mounts

Iran Says US Sanctions 'Unacceptable' as Crisis Mounts

Iran's foreign minister on Thursday said sanctions imposed by the Trump administration are "unacceptable" but that his country is committed to an international nuclear deal that has steadily unraveled amid...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 06:32 PM EDT

Trump Pushes Immigration Plan Favoring 'Merit' Over Family

Trump Pushes Immigration Plan Favoring 'Merit' Over Family

Unveiling a new immigration plan, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wanted to provide a sharp contrast with Democrats, and he did — aiming to upend decades of family-based immigration policy with a new...

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