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Trump Kicks Off Veterans Day Tribute in NYC

Trump Kicks Off Veterans Day Tribute in NYC

President Donald Trump kicked off New York City's Veterans Day Tribute on Monday by saying the nation's veterans "risked everything for us. Now it is our duty to serve and protect them every single day of our...

Monday, Nov 11, 2019 at 07:23 AM CST

NY Rep. Peter King Retiring, Giving Dems a New District to Target

NY Rep. Peter King Retiring, Giving Dems a New District to Target

Rep. Peter King, a moderate Republican who has represented a Long Island congressional district for nearly 30 years, announced Monday he won't seek reelection in 2020, presenting Democrats with a fresh suburban...

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After Push From Perry, Backers Got Huge Gas Deal in Ukraine

After Push From Perry, Backers Got Huge Gas Deal in Ukraine<br />

Two political supporters of U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry secured a potentially lucrative oil and gas exploration deal from the Ukrainian government soon after Perry proposed one of the men as an adviser...

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What's Coming in Impeachment: The Inquiry Goes Public

What's Coming in Impeachment: The Inquiry Goes Public

For only the fourth time in U.S. history, the House of Representatives has started a presidential impeachment inquiry. House committees are trying to determine whether President Donald Trump violated his oath of...

Monday, Nov 11, 2019 at 03:15 AM CST

Turkey Starts Returning ISIS Fighters, Deports US National

Turkey Starts Returning ISIS Fighters, Deports US National

A U.S. national who is a member of the Islamic State group has been deported home, a Turkish official said Monday, as Ankara began repatriating captured foreign IS fighters. Turkish Interior Ministry spokesman...

Monday, Nov 11, 2019 at 12:43 AM CST

Still Teaching at 95, Jimmy Carter Draws Devotees to Church

Still Teaching at 95, Jimmy Carter Draws Devotees to Church

The pilgrims arrive early and from all over, gathering hours before daybreak in an old pecan grove that surrounds a country church. They come, they say, for a dose of simple decency and devotion wrapped up in a...

Monday, Nov 11, 2019 at 12:33 AM CST

Still a Chance? 2020 Longshots Insist Race Is Up for Grabs

Still a Chance? 2020 Longshots Insist Race Is Up for Grabs

Voters cast ballots in less than three months, and the Democratic primary is still crowded with little guys. Roughly a half-dozen candidates in the very bottom tier of the Democratic presidential primary are...

Sunday, Nov 10, 2019 at 05:16 PM CST

Could Trump's Re-Election Go Up in a Puff of 'Smoke?' Vapers Say Watch Out

Could Trump's Re-Election Go Up in a Puff of 'Smoke?' Vapers Say Watch Out

They're here. They vape. And they say they'll vote you out of office if you come for their "unicorn poop" flavored vape juice, NBC News reports. Facing a perfect storm of threats from federal, state and...

Sunday, Nov 10, 2019 at 05:09 PM CST

Democrats Push Back on GOP Efforts to Have Whistleblower, Hunter Biden Testify

Democrats Push Back on GOP Efforts to Have Whistleblower, Hunter Biden Testify

Democrats on Sunday pushed back on Republican requests for testimony from the whistleblower who helped launch the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, as well as former Vice President Joe Biden's...

Sunday, Nov 10, 2019 at 03:52 PM CST

650 Seats, 46 Million Voters: The UK Election in Numbers

650 Seats, 46 Million Voters: The UK Election in Numbers

There's just over a month to go until Britain's Dec. 12 election, and the country's political parties are battling over funding promises, policy priorities and Brexit plans.

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