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Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 03:37 PM EDT

Trump Lands in Europe, Says Putin 'Easiest' of His Meetings

Trump Lands in Europe, Says Putin 'Easiest' of His Meetings

With Europe's wary eyes upon him, President Donald Trump launched a weeklong trip there on Tuesday with harsh criticism for NATO allies and predicted the "easiest" leg of his journey would be his scheduled...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 12:32 AM EDT

Judge Rejects Request to Detain Migrant Families Long-Term

Judge Rejects Request to Detain Migrant Families Long-Term

A California federal judge on Monday rejected the Trump administration's efforts to detain immigrant families for long terms, calling it a "cynical attempt" to undo a longstanding court settlement. U.S....

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 11:27 PM EDT

Most GOP Senators Applaud Court Pick as Dems Push Back

Most GOP Senators Applaud Court Pick as Dems Push Back

Congressional Republicans lauded President Donald Trump’s decision Monday to nominate Brett Kavanaugh as the nominee to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, while most Democrats fiercely slammed...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018 at 09:00 AM EDT

'Disastrous': Lawmakers React to Trump's SCOTUS Pick

'Disastrous': Lawmakers React to Trump's SCOTUS Pick

New England lawmakers and leaders are reacting to President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. Kavanaugh, a judge for the D.C. Circuit's Court of Appeals, was named as an...

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 11:29 PM EDT

Born Inside Beltway, Kavanaugh Part of GOP Legal Elite

Born Inside Beltway, Kavanaugh Part of GOP Legal Elite

Judge Brett Kavanaugh is the embodiment of the Republican legal establishment: an Ivy Leaguer who worked for the justice he has been nominated to replace, investigated a Democratic president, served in a...

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 09:54 PM EDT

Trump Selects Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Nominee

Trump Selects Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Nominee

President Trump picked Brett Kavanaugh as his Supreme Court nominee Monday night. If confirmed, Brett Kavanaugh will replace Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 11:32 PM EDT

A Look at Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh's Notable Opinions

A Look at Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh's Notable Opinions

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, has sat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit since 2006. Here are summaries of some of his notable...

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 08:30 PM EDT

Boston City Council to Consider Change to Voting Rights

Boston City Council to Consider Change to Voting Rights

Legal non-citizens of the United States may soon be permitted to vote in municipal elections in Boston.

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 05:24 PM EDT

Politician Rescued by Coast Guard While Campaigning on Yacht

Politician Rescued by Coast Guard While Campaigning on Yacht

A candidate for governor in Rhode Island had to be rescued by the Coast Guard after his yacht hit a rock while blasting music at beachgoers to draw attention to his campaign. Joe Trillo thanked first responders...

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 at 04:35 PM EDT

Pompeo Pushes Peace Talks on Unannounced Trip to Afghanistan

Pompeo Pushes Peace Talks on Unannounced Trip to Afghanistan

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo used an unannounced trip to Afghanistan on Monday to step up the Trump administration's calls for peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban. Flying into Kabul...

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