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Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 07:47 AM CDT

Americans Say Presidents Shouldn't Pardon Themselves: Poll

Americans Say Presidents Shouldn't Pardon Themselves: Poll

Even in an era of deep political division, Democrats and Republicans agree presidents should not pardon themselves. And if the nation's chief executive ever does so, majorities of Americans in both parties...

Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 08:53 AM CDT
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Photos: Melania Trump's Style

First lady Melania Trump brought her fashion sense as a former model to the camp...View gallery

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Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 06:33 AM CDT

Rival Koreas Agree to Reunions of War-Separated Families

Rival Koreas Agree to Reunions of War-Separated Families

North and South Korea agreed Friday to hold temporary reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War as they boost reconciliation efforts amid a diplomatic push to resolve the North Korean nuclear...

Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 04:16 AM CDT

Fact Check: Trump Falsely Claims Progress on N. Korea Nukes

Fact Check: Trump Falsely Claims Progress on N. Korea Nukes

President Donald Trump is trumpeting results of his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that get ahead of reality. He is declaring that North Korea has already begun ridding itself fully of nuclear...

Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 02:15 AM CDT

Muted Reaction by 'Pro-Family' Groups to Family Separations

Muted Reaction by 'Pro-Family' Groups to Family Separations

Even as many religious organizations, from liberal to conservative, denounced the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border, some major advocacy groups that depict...

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Separated Families Face Hurdles in Effort to Reunite

Separated Families Face Hurdles in Effort to Reunite

Two days after President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of families at the border, federal authorities Friday were still working on a plan to reunite an estimated 1,800 children with their parents...

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EU Retaliatory Tariffs on Raft of US Goods Go Into Force

EU Retaliatory Tariffs on Raft of US Goods Go Into Force

The United States attacked first, imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum from around the globe and threatening to hit tens of billions of dollars in Chinese products. Now, the world is punching back. The...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 07:27 PM CDT

Pentagon Agrees to Provide Space for 20,000 Migrant Children

Pentagon Agrees to Provide Space for 20,000 Migrant Children

The Pentagon will make space available on military bases for as many as 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, a spokesman said Thursday. The request for...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 03:59 PM CDT

Some States Planning to Sue Over Family Separations

Some States Planning to Sue Over Family Separations

Washington and more than a half-dozen other states said Thursday that they plan to sue the Trump administration over a policy of separating immigrant families illegally entering the United States. Washington...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 02:17 PM CDT

Congress to Vote on Immigration Bills

Congress to Vote on Immigration Bills

The House of Representatives is set to vote on two comprehensive immigration bills Thursday - one by House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte that is popular with immigration hard-liners, and a second measure that...

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