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Trump To Outline Immigration Plan That Would Overhaul Who's Allowed Into The U.S.

A key plank of the president's election was his hard-line stance on immigration. And now he's ready to rollout his legislative approach.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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Trump To Outline Immigration Plan That Would Overhaul Who Is Allowed Into The U.S.

A key plank of the president's election was his hard-line stance on immigration. And now he is ready to roll out his legislative approach.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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What's Behind A Rise In Conscience Complaints For Health Care Workers?

A new rule expands protection for health care workers who refuse to provide certain care on moral grounds. The rule cites a sudden rise in religious discrimination complaints. What's fueling the rise?(Image credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
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US is hotbed of climate change denial, international poll finds

Out of 23 countries, only Saudi Arabia and Indonesia had higher proportion of doubters Donald Trump refers to temperature change as he announces his decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement in 2017. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters The US is a hotbed of climate science denial when compared with other countries, with international polling finding a significant number of Americans do not believe human-driven climate change is occurring. A total of 13% of Americans polled in a 23-...
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US is hotbed of climate change denial, major global survey finds

Exclusive: Out of 23 big countries, only Saudi Arabia and Indonesia had higher proportion of doubters Donald Trump refers to temperature change as he announces his decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement in 2017. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters The US is a hotbed of climate science denial when compared with other countries, with international polling finding a significant number of Americans do not believe human-driven climate change is occurring. A total of 13% of Americans ...
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Clinton-era politics refuses to die. Joe Biden is its zombie that staggers on

Biden thinks he’s well positioned because after the shock of the Trump years, people want to go back to where we were. Wrong Joe Biden is well on his way to uniting everyone who likes to watch the world burn. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images You cannot understand politics in America until you understand that in the Democratic party, which ostensibly represents the left side of our nation’s political spectrum, there are a significant number of people who genuinely believe that Joe Biden ...
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Richard Lugar, Longtime Indiana Senator And Foreign Policy Leader, Dies At 87

Lugar served six terms in the U.S. Senate. His work toward the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction earned him the nation's highest civilian honor in 2013.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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How Did Tech Billionaires’ Favorite Dem Become Bernie Sanders’ Co-Chair?

A few weeks before Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) launched his presidential campaign, he and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) went out for what Khanna thought was going to be a late lunch focused on policy strategy. Over plates of greasy Chinese food, Khanna and Sanders talked about how technology and artificial intelligence are disrupting the economy and driving income inequality, how to help workers affected by those changes, their shared push to end U.S. involvement in the Yemen civil war, and Sanders’ br...
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Mueller Report ‘Is Pure Mischief,’ Trump’s Former Lawyer Says

Saul Loeb/GettySpecial Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation may not have turned up courtroom-ready evidence that Trumpworld cooperated with the Kremlin during the 2016 campaign. But Mueller’s forthcoming report on that probe still has one of the president’s top outside allies vexed and worried. John Dowd, who represented Trump for nearly a year of the 21-month investigation, told The Daily Beast he believes the report may cause trouble for Trump. “I haven’t read it, but it’s just wholly unnece...
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How Much Did WikiLeaks Damage U.S. National Security?

This question has been a source of debate since the group published hundreds of thousands of U.S. military documents and diplomatic cables in 2010, many related to U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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Kim Tightens Leadership Over North Korea In Major Government Reshuffle

The North Korean leader shunted aside a pair of long-serving senior officials and seated a newly elected parliament. The move is thought aimed helping Kim ride out U.S. sanctions. (Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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South Korean Leader Looks To Jump Start U.S.-North Korea Talks After Failed Summit

It will be the first meeting for Moon Jae-in and President Trump since the failed summit in Hanoi, which ended with no agreement between Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un on denuclearization.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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An Acting Government For The Trump Administration

Kirstjen Nielsen's departure from the Department of Homeland Security means that 15 of President Trump's Cabinet-level appointments have departed, a number far higher than in previous administrations.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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Tariffs' Complex Ripple Effects Hit Appliance Shoppers And Makers

Prices on appliances are slowly ticking down after posting their biggest increase in about five years. One tariff was a boon to U.S. manufacturers. But other tariffs hiked costs for the industry.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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Democrats will never see Donald Trump's tax returns vows key presidential aide

Democrats will "never" see President Donald Trump's tax returns, said White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Sunday, as a new front opened in the confrontation between the administration and Congress. Mr Mulvaney accused Democrats of engaging in a "political stunt" and wanting "attention" after the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Massachussetts congressman Richard Neal, asked the IRS to provide six years of Mr Trump's personal taxreturns and the returns for some of h...
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Exclusive: White House and Ivanka Trump Propose New Spending On Child Care

The president's budget is expected to propose drastic cuts to government programs. But NPR has learned it will also call for increased spending on child care, something Ivanka Trump has championed.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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Opinion: Why The Hanoi Summit Failure Could Lead To A Real Deal

The breakdown in talks between President Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un may turn out to be a blessing in disguise, writes Gary Samore, an experienced negotiator with North Korea.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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Supreme Court Stops Louisiana Abortion Law From Being Implemented

The high court effectively blocked the restrictive law pending a decision on whether the court will hear the case. Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the liberal justices for the temporary stay.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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Red Lipstick Sent A Strong Message At The State Of The Union

At the State of the Union last night, it was hard to ignore the sea of white. In a chamber of the Capitol that's usually bustling with black suits, navy suits, red ties, and blue ties, more than 100 congresswomen chose to wear white as a nod to 20th century suffragettes who fought for women's right to vote — and never backed down.And while that surely made a political statement, there was also another symbolic element to many of these women's looks: red lipstick.It was, in effect, the big beau...
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From Immigration To The Shutdown, State Of The Union Guests Carry Political Messages

Furloughed federal workers, Border Patrol agents and the first beneficiary of a new criminal justice law will be among those attending President Trump's prime-time address.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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ICE Failed to Hold Detention Center Contractors Accountable, Report Finds

According to an inspector general report, DHS inspector general found 14,000 deficiencies but only issued two fines. The deficiencies include not disclosing sexual assaults.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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Trump Faults Spy Bosses As Break Widens Between What They Advise And What He Does

The president complained that his chiefs of the intelligence services were too "passive" and "naive" after a Senate hearing that underscored how often the White House rejects their assessments.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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North Korea 'unlikely' to give up nukes, top US intelligence chief says despite Donald Trump's optimism

North Korea is “unlikely” to give up its nuclear weapons program, America’s most senior intelligence chief has said, in stark contrast to Donald Trump’s optimistic comments on securing a breakthrough.  Dan Coats, the US director of national intelligence, said that North Korea’s leaders see keeping their nuclear arsenal as crucial to “regime survival”.  Mr Coats also warned there was evidence that Kim Jong-un’s regime was taking actions “inconsistent” with its declared support for denuclearisatio...
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Government Shutdown Cut Into Economic Growth, CBO Says

A report says the shutdown reduced federal spending by $18 billion, although most of that will be recouped, now that the government has reopened.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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With Higher Stakes In The Abortion Debate, Activists March On Washington

Anti-abortion rights activists gather once again for the March for Life in Washington, D.C., Friday. This year, they are fresh off the swearing in of conservative Justice Brett Kavanaugh.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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Barr's Record On Mass Incarceration Comes Under Scrutiny In Confirmation Hearing

The heads of two influential national civil rights organizations challenged William Barr's suitability to be attorney general, citing his record in the early 1990s when he previously led the DOJ.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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'Not The President's Lawyer': Senators Push Attorney General Pick Barr On Impartiality

William Barr, who also served as attorney general under George H.W. Bush, is being grilled by the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is full of potential Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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Trump's Pick For Attorney General Appears Before Senate Judiciary Committee

William Barr, who also served as attorney general under George H.W. Bush, is being grilled by the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is full of potential Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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'Barely Treading Water': Why The Shutdown Disproportionately Affects Black Americans

As the government shutdown enters its fourth week, federal workers are struggling to make ends meet. But according to Jamiles Lartey, the shutdown is having a disproportionate effect on black workers.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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WATCH LIVE: Trump Gives First Oval Office Speech As Partial Shutdown Continues

Trump has said he won't sign any bill to reopen the government unless Congress acquiesces to his request for $5.7 billion to build a southern border wall — something Democrats have staunchly opposed.(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
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