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Doug Jones Apparent Winner in Alabama Senate Race

Doug Jones Apparent Winner in Alabama Senate Race

Democrat Doug Jones is the apparent winner of the U.S. Senate race in Alabama, dealing a political blow to President Donald Trump. Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore, a one-time GOP pariah who was embraced by...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 11:56 AM CST

NY Senator Calls Trump Response a 'Sexist Smear'

NY Senator Calls Trump Response a 'Sexist Smear'

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) called President Donald Trump's tweet a "sexist smear," after Trump tweeted insinuations against Gillibrand on Dec. 12, 2017, claiming she went to his office "beggi...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 11:04 AM CST

Wife of Roy Moore: Our Attorney Is a Jew

Wife of Roy Moore: Our Attorney Is a Jew

Kayla Moore, wife of Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, pushed back against charges of anti-Semitism and racism against her husband in a rally before Alabama's special election, noting that Moore had...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 11:53 AM CST

Emanuel Declares Chicago a 'Trump-Free Zone' on 'Late Show'

Emanuel Declares Chicago a 'Trump-Free Zone' on 'Late Show'

Mayor Rahm Emanuel stopped by “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” Monday night to declare Chicago a “Trump-free zone.”

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 11:05 AM CST

Three Strange Moments From Roy Moore's Election-Eve Rally

Three Strange Moments From Roy Moore's Election-Eve Rally

That time in 2017 when political testimonials include a brothel in Vietnam and love for your Jewish attorney. Senate candidate Roy Moore's final campaign event Monday on the eve of Alabama's special election...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 09:36 AM CST

Opioid Crisis Strains Foster System as Kids Pried From Homes

Opioid Crisis Strains Foster System as Kids Pried From Homes

Across the U.S., soaring use of heroin and other opioids has sent tens of thousands of kids flooding into the foster care system — creating a generation of children abandoned by addicted parents, orphaned by...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 11:32 AM CST

Holding His Son, Jimmy Kimmel Pleads for Health Care Program

Holding His Son, Jimmy Kimmel Pleads for Health Care Program

Jimmy Kimmel held his baby son as he returned to his late-night show after a week off for the boy's heart surgery. Kimmel was crying from the first moment of his monologue Monday night as he pleaded with...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 06:47 AM CST

5 Things to Watch in Alabama's High Stakes Senate Race

5 Things to Watch in Alabama's High Stakes Senate Race

As Alabama votes to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the choice between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones has taken on outsized significance. Moore has faced allegations of...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 07:11 AM CST

56 Dems Ask House to Investigate Trump Sexual Misconduct

56 Dems Ask House to Investigate Trump Sexual Misconduct

Over 50 Democratic lawmakers on Monday asked the House oversight committee to investigate sexual misconduct allegations made against President Donald Trump. The Democratic Women’s Working Group wrote that...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 01:45 AM CST

Trump on NYC Subway Bombing: 'End Chain Migration'

Trump on NYC Subway Bombing: 'End Chain Migration'

President Donald Trump said in a statement that Monday's underground explosion near Manhattan's Port Authority Bus Terminal "highlights the urgent need for Congress to enact legislative reforms" on immigration....

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