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Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 at 12:51 PM EDT

Feds Arrest Ex-Education Secretary, 5 Others in Puerto Rico Corruption Probe

Feds Arrest Ex-Education Secretary, 5 Others in Puerto Rico Corruption Probe

Puerto Rico's former secretary of education and five other people were arrested Wednesday on charges of steering federal money to unqualified, politically connected contractors, federal officials said. Federal...

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 at 09:27 PM EDT

Facing Calls for Resignation, Acosta Defends Epstein Deal

Facing Calls for Resignation, Acosta Defends Epstein Deal

Trying to tamp down calls for his resignation, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday defended his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving now-jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein, insisting he got the...

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 at 01:04 PM EDT

Appeals Court Dismisses Emoluments Case Against Trump

Appeals Court Dismisses Emoluments Case Against Trump

A federal appeals court in Virginia on Wednesday dismissed a case accusing President Donald Trump of illegally profiting off the presidency through his hotel in the nation's capital. Trump is being sued by...

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 at 07:03 AM EDT

Migrant Kids Held in Ariz. Allege Sex Assault From US Agents

Migrant Kids Held in Ariz. Allege Sex Assault From US Agents

The poor treatment of migrant children at the hands of U.S. border agents in recent months extends beyond Texas to include allegations of sexual assault and retaliation for protests, according to dozens of...

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 at 06:35 AM EDT

California OKs Health Benefits to Immigrants in U.S. Illegally

California OKs Health Benefits to Immigrants in U.S. Illegally

California has become the first state to offer taxpayer-funded health benefits to young adults living in the country illegally. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law on Tuesday that makes...

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019 at 03:47 AM EDT

Pelosi's Feud With Ocasio-Cortez Tests Party Heading to 2020

Pelosi's Feud With Ocasio-Cortez Tests Party Heading to 2020

They don't talk to each other much, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. But they're lately speaking at one another in a way that threatens party unity and underscores broader tensions...

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 10:26 PM EDT

Seth Rich Conspiracy Theory Planted by Russia: Report

Seth Rich Conspiracy Theory Planted by Russia: Report

A conspiracy theory about a murdered Democratic National Committee staffer that was repeatedly brought up on Fox News and by allies of President Donald Trump was planted and promoted by Russian intelligence,...

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 11:30 PM EDT

3rd Democratic Presidential Debate to Be Held in Houston

3rd Democratic Presidential Debate to Be Held in Houston

The third Democratic presidential debate will be held in Houston in September. The more than two dozen candidates in the crowded 2020 Democratic primary face tougher requirements to appear in the fall...

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 08:37 PM EDT

US Focus on Mexican Border May Cost Resources in North, Gov't Finds

US Focus on Mexican Border May Cost Resources in North, Gov't Finds

Plans to reduce staffing shortages on the U.S. border with Canada could be hindered because the focus is on border security at the U.S. border with Mexico, according to a report by the federal Government...

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 10:11 PM EDT

Judge Blocks Government Lawyers From Quitting Census Fight

Judge Blocks Government Lawyers From Quitting Census Fight

The Justice Department can't replace nine lawyers so late in the dispute over whether to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census without explaining why they are doing so, a judge said Tuesday. U.S....

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