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Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 12:51 PM EDT

NY Gov. Cuomo Signs Law Allowing Congress to Get Trump's State Tax Returns

NY Gov. Cuomo Signs Law Allowing Congress to Get Trump's State Tax Returns

President Donald Trump's New York state tax returns could be given to Congress under a new law in his home state that the Democratic governor signed Monday. The measure signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo directs state...

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 07:26 AM EDT

Abortion Arguments at Play in Limiting Veterans' IVF Benefit

Abortion Arguments at Play in Limiting Veterans' IVF Benefit

A federal program to help injured veterans and their spouses conceive children through in vitro fertilization is being hobbled by anti-abortion forces that oppose how the process can lead to embryos being...

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 07:44 PM EDT

Iran Breaches Key Uranium Enrichment Limit in Nuclear Deal

Iran Breaches Key Uranium Enrichment Limit in Nuclear Deal

Iran on Monday began enriching uranium to 4.5%, just breaking the limit set by its nuclear deal with world powers, while it is still seeking a way for Europe to help it bypass U.S. sanctions amid heightened...

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

Barr Says He Sees a Legal Path for Census Citizenship Query

Barr Says He Sees a Legal Path for Census Citizenship Query

Attorney General William Barr said Monday he sees a way to legally add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, despite a Supreme Court ruling that blocked its inclusion, at least temporarily. In an interview...

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 01:26 AM EDT

Federal Grand Jury Probing GOP Fundraiser Elliott Broidy

Federal Grand Jury Probing GOP Fundraiser Elliott Broidy

A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, examining whether he used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump's inaugural committee to drum up...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 03:37 PM EDT

2020 Election: Who Are the Democratic, Republican Presidential Candidates?

2020 Election: Who Are the Democratic, Republican Presidential Candidates?

There are billionaires and a self-help guru, mayors and a former vice president, current and former governors and a bunch of senators. Keep track of the contenders for 2020 in the interactive graphic below with...

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 03:22 AM EDT

Mexican President Gets Little Backlash for Migrant Crackdown

Mexican President Gets Little Backlash for Migrant Crackdown

Mexican police, soldiers and National Guard are raiding hotels, buses and trains to round up migrants, creating scenes of weeping Central American mothers piled into police vans along with their children and...

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 11:29 AM EDT

Admiral Picked to Lead Navy Is Retiring; Bad Judgment Cited

Admiral Picked to Lead Navy Is Retiring; Bad Judgment Cited

The four-star admiral set to become the Navy's top officer on Aug. 1 will instead retire, an extraordinary downfall prompted by what Navy Secretary Richard Spencer on Sunday called poor judgment regarding a...

Sunday, Jul 7, 2019 at 07:42 PM EDT

Trump 'Determined' to Add Citizenship Question to the Census, Immigration Official Says

Trump 'Determined' to Add Citizenship Question to the Census, Immigration Official Says

A top U.S. immigration official said Sunday he's confident that the Trump administration will add the citizenship question to the 2020 census after their effort to do so was shot down by the Supreme Court,...

Sunday, Jul 7, 2019 at 07:20 PM EDT

Explained: Iran's Nuclear Program as 2015 Deal Unravels

Explained: Iran's Nuclear Program as 2015 Deal Unravels

Iran announced Sunday it will raise its enrichment of uranium, breaking another limit of its faltering 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and further heightening tensions between Tehran and the U.S. Iran made...

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Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
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