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New Rules Could Make Undocumented Immigrants Hide: Experts

New Rules Could Make Undocumented Immigrants Hide: Experts

In El Paso, Texas, Carmen Ramos and her friends have developed a network to keep each other updated by text message on where immigration checkpoints have been set up. She also makes sure she does everything by...

5 hours ago

Should Elected Leaders Raise Their Pay in Vineland, NJ?

Should Elected Leaders Raise Their Pay in Vineland, NJ?

A debate is swirling about whether elected leaders in Vineland, New Jersey should raise their pay. NBC10 Jersey Shore Bureau Reporter Ted Greenberg has the story.

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 06:30 PM EST

Schumer Predicts 'Obamacare' Will Survive

Schumer Predicts 'Obamacare' Will Survive

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer predicted Monday that the Affordable Care Act will survive amid what he called a White House and GOP in disarray. Schumer said the law, also referred to as "Obamacare,"...

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 02:04 PM EST

NJ Bill Advances to Ban Flavored Electronic Smoking Devices

NJ Bill Advances to Ban Flavored Electronic Smoking Devices

New Jersey could ban flavored electronic smoking devices.

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 06:40 PM EST

US Government Leaks Go Back to Ben Franklin

US Government Leaks Go Back to Ben Franklin

Donald Trump once seemed to like government leaks, praising WikiLeaks during his campaign and inviting Russia for president to find State Department-related emails missing from Hillary Clinton's private email...

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 12:20 PM EST

VA Data Show Low Rate of Discipline for Drug Loss, Theft: AP

VA Data Show Low Rate of Discipline for Drug Loss, Theft: AP

Doctors, nurses or pharmacy staff at the Department of Veterans Affairs' hospitals were fired or reprimanded in only a small fraction of thousands of reported cases of opioid theft and missing prescriptions...

6 hours ago

Senate Confirms Billionaire Ross as Commerce Secretary

Senate Confirms Billionaire Ross as Commerce Secretary

The Senate on Monday confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary as President Donald Trump adds to his economic team. The vote was 72-27.

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 10:48 AM EST

US Teens Disillusioned, Divided by Politics: Poll

US Teens Disillusioned, Divided by Politics: Poll

In the days after President Donald Trump's election, thousands of teenagers across the nation walked out of class in protest. Others rallied to his defense. It was an unusual show of political engagement...

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 02:14 PM EST

Bush Favors 'Welcoming' Immigration Policy, Defends Media

Bush Favors 'Welcoming' Immigration Policy, Defends Media

Former President George W. Bush said he believes in a "welcoming" immigration policy, called freedom of religion a bedrock freedom, and forcefully defended the media as "indispensable to democracy," speaking out...

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 02:20 PM EST

Pentagon Presenting Counter-ISIS Plan to White House

Pentagon Presenting Counter-ISIS Plan to White House

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is presenting the White House with a plan to "rapidly defeat" the Islamic State group, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday. The strategy includes significant elements of the approach...

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