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Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 at 05:52 PM CST

What Happens to DACA Holders If the Supreme Court Allows Trump to End the Program?

What Happens to DACA Holders If the Supreme Court Allows Trump to End the Program?

The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether President Donald Trump can go forward with his plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program. The Obama-era program has allowed almost...

Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 at 07:34 PM CST

Warren Pushes Back on Critics of Her Health Care Plan

Warren Pushes Back on Critics of Her Health Care Plan

Elizabeth Warren pushed back against critics of her newly released plan to phase in implementation of a single-payer health care system, insisting Saturday that she is “fully committed” to "Medicare for All" and...

Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 at 12:22 PM CST

Rebuffed by US, Migrants Forced to Face Mexico's Cartels

Rebuffed by US, Migrants Forced to Face Mexico's Cartels

The gangsters trawling Nuevo Laredo know just what they’re looking for: men and women missing their shoelaces. Those are migrants who made it to the United States to ask for asylum, only to be taken into...

Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 at 09:44 PM CST

Trump Emissary Ties President Closer to Ukraine Pressure

Trump Emissary Ties President Closer to Ukraine Pressure

Gordon Sondland, President Donald Trump’s emissary to the European Union, had a message when he met with a top Ukrainian official. Sondland said vital U.S. military assistance to Ukraine might be freed up if...

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 at 06:37 AM CST

Trump Impeachment Testimony: Read All the Released Transcripts

Trump Impeachment Testimony: Read All the Released Transcripts

Democrats examining whether President Donald Trump abused the power of the presidency by pushing Ukraine to scrutinize his chief political rival held a series of closed-door depositions in a secure hearing room...

Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 at 09:26 AM CST

Democrat Edwards Wins Reelection in Conservative Louisiana

Democrat Edwards Wins Reelection in Conservative Louisiana

Deep in the heart of the conservative South, Louisiana’s voters reelected Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards to a second term, shocking Republicans who had hoped to reclaim the seat on the strength of President...

Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 at 09:13 AM CST

Chicago Teachers Approve Contract Deal That Ended Strike

Chicago Teachers Approve Contract Deal That Ended Strike

Chicago teachers on Friday approved the contract deal that ended an 11-day strike and includes pay raises, $35 million to enforce limits on class sizes and a pledge to supply each school with a nurse and a...

Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 at 03:57 PM CST

Fact Check: Impeachment Hearings And That Trump Tweet

Fact Check: Impeachment Hearings And That Trump Tweet

Over two days, the hearings by the House Intelligence Committee featured a variety of statements at odds with the known facts. Each day, the committee’s top Republican wrapped into his opening statement the...

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 11:31 PM CST

READ: State Department Official Holmes' Opening Statement

READ: State Department Official Holmes' Opening Statement

Career foreign service agent David Holmes testified Nov. 15 to investigators in charge of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump regarding a call he overheard between the president and Ambassador...

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 09:31 PM CST

Email Shows Trump’s Property Not Among Original G-7 Sites

Email Shows Trump’s Property Not Among Original G-7 Sites

A newly released email shows President Donald Trump’s private golf resort near Miami was not among the original sites to be considered to host a major international summit next year. Trump had claimed in August...

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