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Kentucky teen on confrontation with Native American: 'I'd like to talk to him'

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:49:19 -0500

The Kentucky high school student seen in a “Make America Great Again” hat during a confrontation with an elderly Native American protester on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial says he wishes it never ....
What House Democrats can, and can't, do to push action on climate

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 07:00:19 -0500

House Democrats are launching an aggressive campaign to prioritize the climate crisis. But President Trump has called climate change a hoax, and Republicans still control the Senate, so what can the H....
Operation Cobra: The untold story of how a CIA officer trained a network of agents who found the Soviet missiles in Cuba

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 05:00:05 -0500

The canoe had been the idea of Tom Hewitt, the agents’ case officer in the CIA’s huge Miami station, where he waited for word of the mission. It would be Hewitt’s job to guide their actions from afar....
Shutdown hits national security employees across government

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:50:38 -0500

Officials serving in intelligence and national security roles in the FBI; the departments of Homeland Security, State and Justice; and other agencies have large numbers of employees either furloughed ....
Kerry, at Davos, sends Trump a one-word message: Resign

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:46:38 -0500

The former secretary of state goes after the president in a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.....
Mayor Pete to President Pete? It's crazy, but he thinks his ideas aren't.

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:19:44 -0500

Peter Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Ind., would like to make the improbable jump from 227 West Jefferson Boulevard to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. It may not be as crazy as it sounds.....
FBI agents say shutdown hinders fight against gangs and terrorism

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:18:17 -0500

The FBI Agents Association (FBIAA) repeated its call for the partial government shutdown to end, arguing that it is undermining the bureau’s ability to protect the nation.....
Trump keeps fueling story of Kentucky students' confrontation with Native American

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:47:57 -0500

President Trump on Tuesday fueled the controversy over a confrontation near the Lincoln Memorial between a group of Kentucky high school students and an elderly Native American protester, using it to ....
Former ICE director: Trump’s proposed wall ‘makes so little sense’ for enforcement

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:45:39 -0500

“Through Her Eyes” is a new weekly half-hour show hosted by humanitarian and women’s rights activist Zainab Salbi that aims to explore a hot button news issue through the lens of a female newsmaker. ....
He grew up in West Africa. He never heard of MS-13. Then he fled to the U.S. — and ICE accused him of being a gang member

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 05:00:51 -0500

Youmbi Roberto Nfor flew from Africa to Ecuador, then embarked on a grueling and dangerous journey to the United States, where he planned to request asylum.....
Martin Luther King Jr. – A look back at the life of an American icon

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 02:00:51 -0500

Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta, Ga., on Jan. 15, 1929. King was a Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and civil rights leader who practiced peaceful, nonviolent civil disobedience t....
Ted Kennedy, Jimmy Carter and a lesson from history for President Trump

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 20:58:58 -0500

President Jimmy Carter applauds as Sen. Edward Kennedy waves to cheering crowds of the Democratic National Convention in New York’s Madison Square Garden, Aug. 14, 1980. President Trump began his ree....
Rudy Giuliani: Talks of Trump Tower Moscow continued throughout 2016 election

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 13:40:05 -0500

Rudy Giuliani said President Trump recalls discussing the Trump Tower Moscow project with Michael Cohen until late 2016.....
Trump pines for global warming during snowstorm, confusing weather with climate

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 11:42:36 -0500

On Twitter Sunday, Trump insinuated that the major winter storm that hit New England on Sunday was evidence that anthropogenic climate change is absurd and laughable.....
Trump offers a deal on immigration and shutdown, and it hits a wall

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 21:46:17 -0500

On Day 29 of the government shutdown, President Trump promised he would “break the logjam and provide Congress with a path forward," but based on the reaction from Democrats, his proposal fell on....
Divided over leadership, but united in goals, women march and rally in New York

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 19:35:41 -0500

Women in New York City on Saturday could march, rally or protest in a variety of locations under different auspices, but the messages, and even one of the messengers, were similar.....
PHOTOS: Protesters take part in third annual Women's March

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 11:27:22 -0500

Women marched in hundreds of U.S. cities and overseas on Saturday to mark the second anniversary of demonstrations that drew millions of protesters to the streets the day after Republican President Do....
2020 Vision: Gillibrand's Franken problem, Beto's 'funk' and why Biden's history with Warren may come back to haunt him

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:36:44 -0500

Reminder: There are 383 days until the Iowa caucuses and 656 days until the 2020 presidential election.....
Donald Trump's week of living dangerously

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:57:59 -0500

From bad economic news to the ongoing government shutdown to bombshell reports that he directed his lawyer to lie to Congress, it has been a week to forget for the president.....
PHOTOS: New migrant caravan travels from Honduras to U.S.-Mexico border

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:32:00 -0500

A group of Honduran migrants entered southern Mexico on Friday, joining more than 1,000 people who departed Central America in recent days headed to the United States and putting to the test Mexico....
Trump, Pence address the other Washington march — the one against abortion

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:56:41 -0500

Thousands of anti-abortion protestors gathered for the 46th March for Life rally on the National Mall Friday afternoon and were greeted with surprise addresses by both President Trump (on video) and V....
Non-zero tolerance: DHS is still separating families at the border

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:45:36 -0500

Since President Trump suspended his administration’s zero-tolerance family separation policy, immigration officials have continued to separate immigrant children and parents — at steadily increasing r....
PHOTOS: Partial government shutdown continues as Congress and president fail to reach deal

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:13:08 -0500

As the partial U.S. government shutdown hit the four-week mark on Friday, tensions mounted in Washington on either side of the standoff over President Donald Trump's demand for $5.7 billion to he....
2020 prospect Sen. Klobuchar: It's 'difficult to imagine' voting for Trump AG pick

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 09:11:38 -0500

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar — a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and prospective Democratic candidate for president in 2020 — says it is “very difficult to imagine” she will vote to confirm n....
Lack of diversity in Trump's first judicial nominees for 116th Congress

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 07:43:13 -0500

With a decisive GOP majority in the Senate, the president has no need to try to placate Democrats or centrist Republicans.....
Why was Beto O'Rourke a national phenomenon while Stacey Abrams wasn't?

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 05:00:38 -0500

One candidate emerged from his 2018 loss as a potential 2020 presidential contender, while the other seems poised for another statewide run.....
Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren have a history. If he runs, it may come back to haunt him.

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 05:00:29 -0500

Every time Joe Biden compared his views with Elizabeth Warren’s, he held himself out as pursuing “common sense” and having a positive vision of helping the poor and working class.....
Someday, Donald Trump will be a former president. The mind boggles.

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 05:00:03 -0500

Imagine, for a moment, the end of Donald Trump’s presidency.....
Tulsi Gabbard apologizes, again, for past antigay views

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:53:02 -0500

A week after announcing her presidential candidacy, the representative from Hawaii releases a video apology.....
Trump, like Gorbachev, has lost faith in what his country stands for

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 05:00:49 -0500

President Trump doesn’t think our defense of democratic values really works for America anymore, and in this he has more in common with Vladimir Putin than he does with his own Cabinet or his military....
PHOTOS: Los Angeles teachers strike continues into 3rd day

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:18:08 -0500

No talks were publicly scheduled as the Los Angeles teachers' strike enters its third day. Some 30,000 Los Angeles teachers are on strike for higher pay, smaller class sizes and more staff. (Reute....
Mike Pence amends claim that 'ISIS has been defeated' following deadly attack on U.S. troops

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:53:10 -0500

The same day that ISIS fighters in Syria claimed responsibility for a deadly bomb attack, Vice President Mike Pence echoed the president's assessment that the group had been vanquished.....
Senators grill EPA nominee Wheeler over climate policies

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:33:15 -0500

The Democrats on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hammered former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler on Wednesday for his role in rolling back environmental protections at the Environmental....
Despite denials, documents reveal U.S. training UAE forces for combat in Yemen

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:15:13 -0500

When the Pentagon announced last November that it was ceasing aerial refueling of Saud-led coalition aircraft operating in Yemen, the move appeared to be a major step back from U.S. support for the wa....
Poll shows federal workers don't prefer a border wall to getting paid

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:51:01 -0500

The president has claimed repeatedly that many federal workers directly impacted by the partial U.S. government shutdown support his demand for a border wall. But a new poll of government employees sh....
PHOTOS: Kenya's security forces kill gunmen in deadly Nairobi hotel attack

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:07:10 -0500

Militants stormed an upscale Nairobi hotel compound, killing at least 14 people and forcing hundreds of others to make terrifying escapes, the government said Wednesday.....
Steve King faces increasing pressure to resign after 'white supremacy' remarks

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:07:09 -0500

Rep. Steve King’s base of support, including in his home state of Iowa, continues to erode after comments he made appearing to praise white supremacy were published in the New York Times. Des Moines i....
President or private citizen? Bloomberg mulls over where he’d have biggest impact on climate and gun control

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 06:00:32 -0500

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is pondering whether he will have a bigger impact on the country as a Democratic presidential candidate or a businessman and philanthropist. And he intends to d....
Kirsten Gillibrand joins growing Democratic presidential field with 'Late Show' announcement

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:02:56 -0500

The New York senator becomes the third woman to enter the 2020 presidential race.....
Wildfire warning: In shutdown, workers fall behind on prep for fire season

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:24:15 -0500

As the record-setting partial federal shutdown continues, forestry experts worry that furloughing thousands of government workers could exacerbate this year’s wildfire season. Lenya Quinn-Davidson, w....
PHOTOS: Deadly fuel price protests in Zimbabwe

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:48:55 -0500

Zimbabwe's police and military patrolled the streets of the capital, Harare, Tuesday as a helicopter fired tear gas at demonstrators blocking a road and burning tires on a second day of deadly pro....
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand moves toward launching 2020 presidential campaign

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:25:26 -0500

The New York Democrat announced her intentions on CBS' "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" ahead of a trip to Iowa this weekend.....
Barr signals support for ending marijuana legalization

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:20:41 -0500

William P. Barr, President Trump’s nominee for attorney general, told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he would support a law that prohibits recreational marijuana.....
AG nominee Barr 'can conceive' of jailing journalists 'as a last resort'

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:48:11 -0500

President Trump’s nominee for attorney general was asked whether, if confirmed, his Justice Department would “jail journalists for doing their jobs.” He said he could envision that happening.....
Barr draws a line for Trump: ‘I will not be bullied’

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:13:53 -0500

President Trump's nominee for attorney general promises that he will abide by his sense of what is right and will not be susceptible to pressure from the president or from whatever quarter.....
Barr pledges to allow Mueller to finish Russia report and to release 'as much as I can'

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:47:06 -0500

William Barr, President Trump’s nominee for attorney general, said Tuesday that he doesn’t believe Robert Mueller is involved in a “witch hunt” and, if confirmed, would pledge to allow the special cou....
Robert Mueller’s spokesman is a man of mystery

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:52:42 -0500

Peter Carr, spokesman for special counsel Robert Mueller, has made a virtue of saying nothing at all.....
Trump treats Clemson Tigers to 'great American' fast food shutdown feast

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 20:54:38 -0500

The president shells out for a fast food feast at the White House.....
Trump promises on coal, steel and China trade are all falling flat

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 18:51:20 -0500

The president receives a slew of bad economic news as the government shutdown drags into a new week.....
2 years into the Trump era, the Women’s March weighs its future

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:04:13 -0500

Rifts have opened up in the Women's March movement, which is preparing an event in Washington, D.C., this Saturday. Some women who marched before are sitting it out or attending separate rallies ....