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Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 06:19 PM EDT

Trump Defends Acosta But Will Look Into Epstein Plea Deal

Trump Defends Acosta But Will Look Into Epstein Plea Deal

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he would be looking "very closely" at Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's handling of a sex trafficking case involving now-jailed billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein. But he also...

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 08:53 AM EDT

Amy McGrath to Run for Mitch McConnell's US Senate Seat

Amy McGrath to Run for Mitch McConnell's US Senate Seat

Amy McGrath, a Marine combat aviator who narrowly lost a House race to an incumbent Republican in Kentucky, has set her sights on an even more formidable target: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. McGrath,...

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 05:54 PM EDT

UK Envoy's Leaked Views Inspire More Insults in Trump Tweets

UK Envoy's Leaked Views Inspire More Insults in Trump Tweets

U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at Britain's ambassador to the United States for a second day, describing him as "wacky" and a "pompous fool" after leaked documents revealed the envoy's dim view of...

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 08:24 PM EDT

Validity of Obama Health Care Law at Issue in Appeal Hearing

Validity of Obama Health Care Law at Issue in Appeal Hearing

With health insurance availability, cost and coverage on the line for millions of Americans, a federal appeals court seemed inclined Tuesday to rule that the core provision of President Barack Obama's signature...

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 02:06 AM EDT

US to Apply Tariffs to Mexican Fabricated Steel Imports

US to Apply Tariffs to Mexican Fabricated Steel Imports

The U.S. Commerce Department announced Monday that it has decided to once again apply tariffs on fabricated steel imports from Mexico. In a statement, the U.S. agency said the decision came after an investigat...

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 01:18 AM EDT

23 US Governors Join Calif. in Opposing Trump Mileage Freeze

23 US Governors Join Calif. in Opposing Trump Mileage Freeze

Citing climate-damaging tailpipe emissions, 23 governors signed a pledge Tuesday backing California leaders in their showdown with the Trump administration over its plans to relax vehicle mileage standards...

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 04:10 AM EDT

Hong Kong Protesters to Continue After Bill Declared 'Dead'

Hong Kong Protesters to Continue After Bill Declared 'Dead'

Hong Kong protest leaders opposed to the administration of Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Tuesday that they will continue their demonstrations, even after Lam declared the effort to amend a highly contentious...

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 09:45 PM EDT

Trump Ramping Up Criticisms of Fox, Usually a Friendly Venue

Trump Ramping Up Criticisms of Fox, Usually a Friendly Venue

During a live segment on a cable news network, from a sports bar in France where patrons were celebrating the United States women's World Cup Championship, a profane chant about President Donald Trump broke...

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 09:06 PM EDT

Barr Says Yes to Another Path to Adding Citizenship Question

Barr Says Yes to Another Path to Adding Citizenship Question

Attorney General William Barr said there may be a legal path to Donald Trump's goal to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census count, despite a temporary block by the Supreme Court. 

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 08:24 PM EDT

Rainbow Flag Burned for 2nd Time at Harlem Gay Bar

Rainbow Flag Burned for 2nd Time at Harlem Gay Bar

A rainbow flag in front of the Alibi Lounge, a New York City gay bar, has been set on fire twice this month.

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Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
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