POLITICS
Thursday, September 14, 2017 11:22 AM
Key GOP lawmaker: Go after North Korea with sanctions and short-wave radio
House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce, R.-Calif., called Wednesday for tough new sanctions on Chinese banks that do business with North Ko...
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Thursday, September 14, 2017 9:00 AM
Is sexism what happened to Hillary?
The question from Clinton’s loss in 2016 isn’t whether gender matters in politics or in the society generally (it clearly does), but rather whether it...
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017 5:22 PM
Rand Paul's bid to sunset U.S. war authorizations fails
Sen. Rand Paul’s attempt to sunset congressional authorizations for the nation’s overseas wars failed Wednesday.
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017 4:21 PM
In setting new limits on refugees, White House freezes out humanitarian agencies
Every year the president sets a limit on the admission of refugees from around the world, in consultation with various government and humanitarian age...
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017 2:59 PM
Clinton blasts Don Jr.'s 'absurd lie' about Russian lawyer meeting
Hillary Clinton isn’t buying Donald Trump Jr.’s latest explanation for meeting a Kremlin-connected lawyer during the presidential campaign.
POLITICS - Wednesday, September 13, 2017 2:29 PM
Obama announces Chicago summit to gather civic leaders
The two-day event will bring together hundreds of active citizens to exchange ideas and discuss innovative solutions to common problems, Obama said.
POLITICS - Wednesday, September 13, 2017 2:10 PM
Hillary Clinton says Comey was 'the determining factor' in 2016 loss
Clinton says Comey's decision to inform Congress that he had reopened the federal investigation into her use of a private email server on the eve...
POLITICS - Wednesday, September 13, 2017 12:12 PM
'No more gas': Floridians look for fuel in Irma's aftermath
After Hurricane Irma, many Florida residents struggled to find gas for their cars, searching station after station along the Gulf Coast.
POLITICS - Tuesday, September 12, 2017 8:25 PM
The White House says Hillary Clinton's new book is 'sad'
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders panned Hillary Clinton’s new book, “What Happened,” when asked if President Trump will read it.
POLITICS
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 7:50 PM
Trump ambassador qualifications: Wrote a cookbook, sang in a church choir
Following in his predecessors’ footsteps, President Trump has tapped generous political supporters to join the ranks of America’s ambassadors. Among t...
POLITICS
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 7:45 PM
Fake Hillary Clinton book excerpts mock the political campaign tell-all genre
Online comics have created a small set of fake book excerpts formatted to look like photos of actual pages of the print book and mimic the format of n...
POLITICS
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 7:35 PM
In Korea crisis, history is a useful — and sobering — guide
Almost no one wants another war in Korea—but no one wanted the first one, either, except for the man who started it. The history of that era is a sobe...
POLITICS
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 6:25 PM
Pressure mounts on Facebook to release campaign ads bought by Russia
A campaign finance reform group, accusing Facebook of being used as an “accomplice” in a Russian influence scheme, is calling on company chairman Mark...
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 5:31 PM
Boehner urges Trump to stay in South Korean trade deal
The former Speaker of the House, who has been relatively quiet since leaving office, insisted the U.S. must strengthen — not weaken — its economic par...
POLITICS
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 5:30 PM
Who posted this on Facebook? A neo-Nazi? A Klansman? No: The son of the prime minister of Israel.
There’s an outcry in Israel over Benjamin Netanyahu’s son posting an allegedly anti-Semitic cartoon on Facebook — winning praise from David Duke and n...
POLITICS
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 3:38 PM
Christie: I hope Bannon enjoys his 'last 15 minutes of fame'
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is dismissing former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon’s claim that his failure to defend Donald Trump followin...
POLITICS
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 2:21 PM
White House aide: Trump may not insist on border wall funds in DACA bill
President Donald Trump waves as he walks across the South Lawn to board Marine One at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, for a sho...
POLITICS - Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:51 PM
'It hurt': Clinton says Sanders dragged out nomination fight
Hillary Clinton says Bernie Sanders’s reluctance to quickly endorse her following the 2016 Democratic primary was disrespectful, hurtful and stood in ...
POLITICS - Tuesday, September 12, 2017 12:38 PM
Clinton: I still believe Trump is 'a clear and present danger to America'
In an interview published Tuesday, Hillary Clinton called President Trump a danger to America.
POLITICS - Monday, September 11, 2017 11:43 PM
Russian news agency RT now under scrutiny as foreign agent
RT, the Russian government television network, disclosedMonday that one of its U.S. affiliates has been notified by the Justice Department that it mus...
POLITICS - Monday, September 11, 2017 10:15 PM
Trial for accused 9/11 plotters likely still years from starting
The military trial for five men accused of plotting the 9/11 terror attacks that killed thousands of Americans continues to be stalled at the Guantana...
POLITICS
Monday, September 11, 2017 9:28 PM
White House aide won't say if global warming fuels hurricanes
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Monday, September 11, 2017 6:52 PM
The deer died: Twitter musings from Chuck Grassley
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Monday, September 11, 2017 3:40 PM
NBC reporter rescues two dolphins beached by Irma
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Monday, September 11, 2017 9:00 AM
Sputnik, the Russian news agency, is under investigation by the FBI
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Saturday, September 9, 2017 8:19 PM
Houston's historic Alley Theatre is flooded but unbowed
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Friday, September 8, 2017 7:31 PM
Ahead of 9/11, top Trump aide says U.S. not vulnerable to terrorists
POLITICS
Friday, September 8, 2017 6:53 PM
Conservative media defends Trump's deal with the Democrats
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Friday, September 8, 2017 2:45 PM
Trump doubles down on pivot to congressional Democrats
POLITICS - Friday, September 8, 2017 1:23 PM
Clinton on 2016: 'The flagrantly sexist candidate won'
Hillary Clinton calls candidate Donald Trump "flagrantly sexist" in her soon-to-be-released book reflecting on the 2016 presidential electio...
POLITICS - Thursday, September 7, 2017 11:01 PM
Under fire, Facebook refuses to disclose political ads bought by Russian trolls
Citing its privacy policy, Facebook refused requests to release copies of the political ads it sold to what investigators say is a Kremlin-linked Russ...
POLITICS - Thursday, September 7, 2017 8:45 PM
'DREAMers' gave up their personal info for DACA. Now, they wonder, will the U.S. use it to deport them?
In order to enroll in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, Maria Praeli was required to provide the federal government a trove...
POLITICS - Thursday, September 7, 2017 7:48 PM
What would Jesus do about 'DREAMers'? Not what Trump did, Christian leaders say
Prominent Catholics and evangelicals are united in their belief that ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA, is...
POLITICS
Thursday, September 7, 2017 7:38 PM
Trump says war with North Korea 'could happen' but not 'inevitable'
President Trump said Thursday that he would prefer not going to war with North Korea over that country’s escalating nuclear and missile programs, but ...
POLITICS
Thursday, September 7, 2017 2:48 PM
Pelosi says Trump would sign DREAM Act protecting immigrants
Nancy Pelosi says she asked President Trump to reassure young unauthorized immigrants spooked by his decision to revoke the DACA program.
POLITICS
Thursday, September 7, 2017 1:39 PM
Steve Bannon: The Catholic Church 'needs illegal aliens' to fill its pews
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon says it’s “obvious” why top members of the Catholic Church would be opposed to President Trump’s deci...
POLITICS
Thursday, September 7, 2017 9:00 AM
The Republican choice on immigration
Republicans can either hold firm to the conservative argument that idealizes our tradition of assimilating immigrants, or they can allow their party t...
POLITICS
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 8:20 PM
Trump sides with Democrats in government funding deal
President Trump sided with Democratic leadership in a deal to keep the government open another three months.
POLITICS
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 4:32 PM
Bernie Sanders dismisses Hillary Clinton's comments blaming him for her election loss
The Vermont senator says he isn’t interested in rehashing the 2016 presidential race and is too busy protecting progressive interests from Trump’s leg...
POLITICS
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 3:10 PM
Clinton's book hits back at — of all people — Joe Biden
In her soon-to-be-released 2016 election memoir, Hillary Clinton takes on her numerous enemies and opponents — and supporters, including then-Vice Pre...
POLITICS
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 1:55 PM
Kasich: It should take 6 hours to fix DACA, not 6 months
Interviewed on CBS Wednesday morning, the Republican governor of Ohio criticized President Trump’s decision to phase out DACA and also lobbed a challe...
POLITICS - Wednesday, September 6, 2017 1:05 PM
Trump returns to false tax claim as he pushes for reform
As part of a push for tax reform, President Trump bemoaned that the United States is the most heavily taxed nation on earth — but that's not true...
POLITICS - Wednesday, September 6, 2017 12:10 AM
Trump’s DACA decision sparks a day of protests at the White House
President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program led to protests across the country, including one all day Tuesday...
POLITICS - Tuesday, September 5, 2017 7:41 PM
Obama speaks out as Trump moves to end DACA: 'This is about basic decency'
Former President Barack Obama condemned the White House’s move to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA, on Tuesd...
POLITICS - Tuesday, September 5, 2017 7:10 PM
DACA recipients speak out against Trump's move to end protections for young immigrants
Despite now being at greater risk for deportation, DACA recipients from around the country have taken to social media — and to the streets — to speak ...
POLITICS
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 3:57 PM
Jeff Sessions announces end to DACA
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Tuesday, September 5, 2017 3:13 PM
Clinton book says Bernie Sanders inflicted 'lasting damage' on her campaign
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Sunday, September 3, 2017 3:34 PM
'Good luck and Godspeed': Read Obama's Oval Office letter to Trump
POLITICS
Friday, September 1, 2017 8:22 PM
Steve Bannon's right-hand woman remains in the White House
POLITICS
Friday, September 1, 2017 5:01 PM
Ahead of Trump's visit, Houston mayor says crisis is urgent: 'We need the resources yesterday'
POLITICS
Friday, September 1, 2017 1:46 PM
Trump: Comey 'exonerated' Clinton before investigation was complete
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Friday, September 1, 2017 1:03 PM
Trump defends chief of staff John Kelly after report says they may be on a 'collision course'
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Friday, September 1, 2017 11:25 AM
McCain knocks Trump for being 'often poorly informed' and 'impulsive'
POLITICS
Thursday, August 31, 2017 8:54 PM
White House pushes back on reports that Trump has decided to end DACA program
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday pushed back on multiple new reports that President Trump has decided to end DACA.
POLITICS
Thursday, August 31, 2017 9:00 AM
One way or the other, the post-party presidency is coming
America has no use for a third party, since most of us aren’t all that enamored of the two we already have. But that’s different from a truly independ...
POLITICS
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 8:23 PM
Trump warns Congress: Don't disappoint me on tax reform
President Trump pushed Congress to pass a tax reform bill in his first speech on the topic in Missouri Wednesday, warning Republican lawmakers not to ...
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Wednesday, August 30, 2017 6:47 PM
'Hell and High Water' predicted in prize-winning article last year. Houston got both.
Last year, journalists from the Texas Tribune and ProPublica warned that Houston was not prepared to weather the next big hurricane.
POLITICS
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 4:19 PM
CNN reporter dramatically rescues man caught in Harvey's floodwaters
CNN’s Drew Griffin was preparing for a live shot Wednesday in Beaumont, Texas, when a man drove into a ravine, mistaking it for a road flooded by Harv...
POLITICS
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 2:55 PM
Trump sparks social media blitz by tweeting, 'All I want to do is #MAGA!'
One of President Trump’s Wednesday tweets became a social media sensation for its inclusion of the line, “All I want to do is #MAGA!”
POLITICS
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 1:57 PM
NYPD black and blue: The hidden world of ‘smokers,’ where cops settle grudges with their fists
Approximately 2,500 people looked on at the “Brooklyn Smoker” boxing event in Coney Island, as officers and sergeants worked out their grievances in t...
POLITICS
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 11:23 AM
How to help victims of Harvey
The devastating storm has left millions of Texas residents in need of aid — and there are many ways you can help.
POLITICS
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 11:46 PM
Key Democrat: Panel may need to hear from president on Trump Tower Moscow project
A key Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said the panel needs to seek testimony from Felix Sater, a business associate of President Trump, a...
POLITICS
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 8:45 PM
Senior citizens in viral photo pose after rescue from Harvey floodwaters
A disturbing photo taken Sunday at La Vita Bella nursing home in Dickinson, Texas, showed assisted living patients, some of them in wheelchairs, sitti...
POLITICS
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 7:30 PM
'We’re alive': Texas woman describes what matters to her after fleeing Harvey's floodwaters
Tropical Storm Harvey has redefined what it means to be OK to Lacey Hart, who fled her home in Dickinson, Texas, amid the rising floodwaters that have...
POLITICS
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 6:59 PM
Animal lover rescues bats trapped under bridge by Hurricane Harvey
Jacob Calle, a PhD student in biology in Houston, first used a kayak to check submerged cars to see if anyone needed help, then went to the rescue of ...
POLITICS
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 9:00 AM
Arizona’s Jeff Flake fights for conservatism's future, and his own
The bet Flake is making is simple — and risky. He is wagering, in effect, that most GOP primary voters would rather elect a senator who obeys his prin...
POLITICS
Monday, August 28, 2017 10:22 PM
Texans step up to rescue neighbors as Harvey hammers Houston
As a massive flood continues to bear down on the Houston area, Texans are using monster trucks, boats jet skis and even canoes to help evacuate their ...
POLITICS
Monday, August 28, 2017 10:04 PM
Trump defends Arpaio pardon by trashing Clinton, Obama clemencies
President Trump on Monday defiantly defended his pardon of former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio by attacking controversial acts of clemency by Bill Clint...
POLITICS
Monday, August 28, 2017 6:20 PM
'There's nowhere to go': Texan recalls abandoning her home amid deadly floodwaters
Ashley Yell, a resident of Dickinson, Texas, evacuated her home early Sunday after Tropical Storm Harvey brought massive flooding to Gulf Coast cities...
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