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Friday, Nov 1, 2019 at 10:17 PM EDT

US Extends Protection for 6 Nations' Migrants for a Year

US Extends Protection for 6 Nations' Migrants for a Year

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced Friday it is extending temporary protected status coverage for migrants from El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nepal, Nicaragua and Sudan through Jan. 4, 2021. The...

Friday, Nov 1, 2019 at 08:01 PM EDT

Will Warren's 'Medicare for All' Plan Work? A Medicare Expert Says Yes

Will Warren's 'Medicare for All' Plan Work? A Medicare Expert Says Yes

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's new plan that would fund "Medicare for All" really can work, said Donald Berwick, who ran Medicare and Medicaid in the Obama administration. He explains some of the details,...

Friday, Nov 1, 2019 at 07:09 PM EDT

DHS Official Wolf Named Acting Head of Homeland Security

DHS Official Wolf Named Acting Head of Homeland Security

President Donald Trump on Friday said Chad Wolf, a longtime Homeland Security official, would be the new acting head of the department, the fifth person in the job for this administration. But Trump's casual...

Friday, Nov 1, 2019 at 09:20 PM EDT

O'Rourke Says He's 'Reluctantly' Dropping Presidential Bid

O'Rourke Says He's 'Reluctantly' Dropping Presidential Bid

Beto O'Rourke, the former Texas congressman, announced Friday that he was ending his Democratic presidential campaign, which failed to recapture the enthusiasm, interest and fundraising prowess of his 2018...

Friday, Nov 1, 2019 at 02:21 PM EDT

Trump Fires Up Religious Critics With Job for Televangelist

Trump Fires Up Religious Critics With Job for Televangelist

The ascension of Paula White as an official member of Donald Trump's White House highlights how closely the president is relying on his inner circle of evangelical Christian supporters as he fights an impeachme...

Friday, Nov 1, 2019 at 06:40 PM EDT

Warren Vows No Middle Class Tax Hike for $20T Health Plan

Warren Vows No Middle Class Tax Hike for $20T Health Plan

Elizabeth Warren on Friday proposed $20 trillion in federal spending over the next decade to provide health care to every American without raising taxes on the middle class, a politically risky effort that pits...

Friday, Nov 1, 2019 at 08:34 AM EDT

Trump Claim to Syrian Oil Raises Many Questions

Trump Claim to Syrian Oil Raises Many Questions

By claiming a right to Syria's oil, President Donald Trump has added more complexity — as well as additional U.S. forces and time — to an American military mission he has twice declared he was ending so the...

Friday, Nov 1, 2019 at 09:55 AM EDT

Impeachment Inquiry Focuses on White House Lawyers

Impeachment Inquiry Focuses on White House Lawyers

The House impeachment inquiry is zeroing in on two White House lawyers privy to a discussion about moving a memo recounting President Donald Trump's phone call with the leader of Ukraine into a highly restricted...

Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 10:25 PM EDT

Frozen in Time, US Embassy a Monument to Iran Hostage Crisis

Frozen in Time, US Embassy a Monument to Iran Hostage Crisis

The U.S. Embassy in Tehran remains frozen in 1979 as the 40th anniversary of the Iran hostage crisis approaches, a time capsule of revolutionary graffiti, Underwood typewriters and rotary telephones. The...

Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 10:44 PM EDT

Trump Changing Residency to Florida; NY Governor Cheers

Trump Changing Residency to Florida; NY Governor Cheers

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo didn't mince words when he learned Thursday that President Donald Trump had filed paperwork to change his permanent residence from New York City to Palm Beach, Florida. "Good...

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