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Brazil's President Proclaims Innocence at Impeachment Trial

Brazil's President Proclaims Innocence at Impeachment Trial

In a 14-hour session that was less electric than expected, Brazil's suspended president proclaimed her innocence at her impeachment trial Monday, branding her vice president a "usurper," calling the drive...

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 08:56 PM CDT

Clinton Proposes Plan to Address Mental Health Treatment

Clinton Proposes Plan to Address Mental Health Treatment

Hillary Clinton rolled out a comprehensive plan to address millions of Americans coping with mental illness, pointing to the need to fully integrate mental health services into the nation's health care

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 07:28 PM CDT

Fact Check: US Sen. John McCain's Life Expectancy

Fact Check: US Sen. John McCain's Life Expectancy

Sen. John McCain’s primary opponent implied that if re-elected, McCain may not live long enough to fulfill another six-year term. Actually, the odds are in his favor.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 06:21 PM CDT

New Bicycle Law Gives Purpose to Grieving Widow's Pain

New Bicycle Law Gives Purpose to Grieving Widow's Pain

A new bicycle law that goes into effect in January is particularly meaningful to a grieving widow with a message to share.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 11:20 PM CDT

Huma Abedin Announces Separation From Anthony Weiner

Huma Abedin Announces Separation From Anthony Weiner

Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin announced Monday that she was separating from her husband, former congressman and onetime New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner. "After long and painful consideration...

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 11:32 AM CDT

Trump Ad Credits Tax Plan He Doesn't Support

Trump Ad Credits Tax Plan He Doesn't Support

Donald Trump's new $10 million TV ad cites two contradictory tax plans — one that Trump has explicitly ruled out and another that he has yet to endorse — raising more questions about what policies the GOP...

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 06:09 AM CDT

Trump Could Clarify Policy in Speech on Wednesday

Trump Could Clarify Policy in Speech on Wednesday

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced he'll be making a speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday in Arizona, after a week of speculation that he might be softening his hard-line promise...

Sunday, Aug 28, 2016 at 01:54 PM CDT

Could Clinton Save Obama's Struggling Health Overhaul?

Could Clinton Save Obama's Struggling Health Overhaul?

With the hourglass running out for his administration, President Barack Obama's health care law is struggling in many parts of the country. Double-digit premium increases and exits by big-name insurers...

Sunday, Aug 28, 2016 at 01:39 PM CDT

Trump Could Win Big Even If He Loses Election

Trump Could Win Big Even If He Loses Election

With recent polls showing Hillary Clinton maintaining a sizable lead over Republican rival Donald Trump, many Democrats are predicting a landslide win in November. But if Trump does lose, he's unlikely to...

Sunday, Aug 28, 2016 at 11:25 AM CDT

Pence: 'No Path to Citizenship Unless People Leave' US

Pence: 'No Path to Citizenship Unless People Leave' US

Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence laid out an immigration policy for running mate Donald Trump Sunday morning that would grant some undocumented immigrants the opportunity to legally stay in the...

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