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Monday, Jan 15, 2018 at 09:22 PM EST

Ill. Candidate for Governor Walks Off Stage Over Gun Violence Comment

Ill. Candidate for Governor Walks Off Stage Over Gun Violence Comment

Gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy left the stage during a forum on Monday after Republican State Rep. Jeanne Ives argued the solution to gun violence in Illinois was having “more fathers in the home.”...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 05:30 AM EST

Big Decisions Await Congress on Immigration

Big Decisions Await Congress on Immigration

Before a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday night, a host of leftover Washington business is bottled up in Congress, waiting on a deal to prevent the deportation of young immigrants brought to the...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST

Senator: Trump Vulgarity Debate Has Become an 'S-Show'

Senator: Trump Vulgarity Debate Has Become an 'S-Show'

As the fallout over President Donald Trump's use of a vulgarity bleeds into a second week, aides to the president are locked in an internal debate over which version of the word the president used to describe...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 04:18 AM EST

North Korea Scoffs at Trump's 'Nuclear Button' Tweet

North Korea Scoffs at Trump's 'Nuclear Button' Tweet

North Korea's state-run media say U.S. President Donald Trump's tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than leader Kim Jong Un's is the "spasm of a lunatic." Rodong Sinmun, the ruling party newspaper,...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 09:51 PM EST

House Panel Subpoenas Bannon in Russia Probe Showdown

House Panel Subpoenas Bannon in Russia Probe Showdown

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Tuesday refused to answer a broad array of queries from the House Intelligence Committee about his time working for President Donald Trump, provoking a...

Monday, Jan 15, 2018 at 05:28 PM EST

Senate Committee Hears Testimony on Gun Control Bills

Senate Committee Hears Testimony on Gun Control Bills

A couple who survived last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas were among those who asked a Senate panel Monday to pass a slate of bills that include a measure to prohibit so-called bump stocks, a trigger...

Monday, Jan 15, 2018 at 04:41 PM EST

Trump Defends Himself Anew Against Charges That He Is Racist

Trump Defends Himself Anew Against Charges That He Is Racist

President Donald Trump is defending himself anew against accusations that he is racist, this time after recent disparaging comments about Haiti and African nations. "No, No. I'm not a racist," Trump said...

Sunday, Jan 14, 2018 at 07:26 PM EST

Worshipers 'Pray for Trump's Soul' After MLK Service in NYC

Worshipers 'Pray for Trump's Soul' After MLK Service in NYC

A service honoring civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Sunday was dominated by conversations about vulgar comments President Trump reportedly made about African nations last week. Hundreds...

Monday, Jan 15, 2018 at 01:50 AM EST

Trust and Truth Under Trump: Americans Are in a Quandary

Trust and Truth Under Trump: Americans Are in a Quandary

When truck driver Chris Gromek wants to know what's really going on in Washington, he scans the internet and satellite radio. He no longer flips TV channels because networks such as Fox News and MSNBC deliver...

Monday, Jan 15, 2018 at 02:39 AM EST

US Set to Cut UN Money for Palestinian Refugees

US Set to Cut UN Money for Palestinian Refugees

The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year's first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and...

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