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Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 11:08 AM EDT

French Burkini Bans Face Legal Challenge

French Burkini Bans Face Legal Challenge

France's highest administrative authority is studying whether local bans on full-body burkini swimsuits are legal, amid growing concerns in the country and abroad about police forcing Muslim women to...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 09:40 AM EDT

Woman Shocked by Trump's 'Bigot' Comment at Rally

Woman Shocked by Trump's 'Bigot' Comment at Rally

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who has been aggressively courting African-American voters, accused Hillary Clinton of being a "bigot" who panders to minorities. The remark appeared to catch...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 07:16 AM EDT

Welcome to the Trump-Clinton Conspiracy Election

Welcome to the Trump-Clinton Conspiracy Election

It's a conspiracy: The 2016 campaign features one candidate who warned against the "vast right-wing conspiracy" and another who was a leader of the so-called "birther" movement. Donald Trump and his surrogates...

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 10:21 PM EDT

Trump Openly Weighs a Massive Immigration Reversal

Trump Openly Weighs a Massive Immigration Reversal

During a town hall that aired Wednesday, Donald Trump floated the possibility of allowing undocumented immigrants to remain in the country, NBC News reported. "No citizenship," Trump told Fox News' Sean...

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 08:55 PM EDT

UK's Nigel Farage to Appear at Trump Rally in Mississippi

UK's Nigel Farage to Appear at Trump Rally in Mississippi

Nigel Farage, the former head of the UK Independence Party, will accompany Donald Trump when the Republican presidential candidate continues to court African-American voters Wednesday night in Mississippi,...

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 02:46 PM EDT

Trump: Perry Will 'Do Well' If He Challenges Cruz for Senate

Trump: Perry Will 'Do Well' If He Challenges Cruz for Senate

Donald Trump is applauding the prospect of former Texas Gov. Rick Perry mounting a possible primary challenge against Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in 2018, saying, "Boy, will he do well." At a fundraiser...

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 08:14 AM EDT

Chicago Police Dismiss Trump's Claim That Violence Could Be Stopped in a Week

Chicago Police Dismiss Trump's Claim That Violence Could Be Stopped in a Week

The Chicago Police Department denied Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's claim this week that he met with a "top" Chicago officer and argued the city's violence would not be solved with "tough...

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 12:14 PM EDT

Clinton’s Pa. Millennial Strategy: All About Social Networks

Clinton’s Pa. Millennial Strategy: All About Social Networks

One-on-one, in-person connections among young people are vital to winning the election, a top Clinton campaign director said in Philadelphia this week.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 03:51 AM EDT

School Leader Says Not to Call Students 'Boys and Girls'

School Leader Says Not to Call Students 'Boys and Girls'

Teachers at Albuquerque's Carlos Rey Elementary School are in a tough situation after their assistant principal told them to stop calling their students as "boys and girls." Rev.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 12:22 PM EDT

Many Donors to Clinton Foundation Met With Her at State

Many Donors to Clinton Foundation Met With Her at State

More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the Clinton Foundation.

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