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Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 05:22 PM EST

Palestinians Protest While Netanyahu Hails Trump

Palestinians Protest While Netanyahu Hails Trump

Reacting to President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Palestinians are protesting in cities across the West Bank and Gaza Strip while Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 05:33 PM EST

Clash in West Bank Follow US Decision on Israel’s capital

Clash in West Bank Follow US Decision on Israel’s capital

Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops in the wake of President Donald Trump’s controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 02:01 PM EST

These Are the 5 Bills Now Key to the Future of 'Dreamers'

These Are the 5 Bills Now Key to the Future of 'Dreamers'

President Donald Trump gave Congress six months to come up with a permanent solution for the immigration program Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, when he announced in September that he was ending...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 01:49 PM EST

Poor Health, High Expectations for Medicaid, Analysis Finds

Poor Health, High Expectations for Medicaid, Analysis Finds

People on Medicaid are more prone to smoke, struggle with depression and obesity, or rate their own health as fair or poor. But that's not the whole story. A new study suggests that low-income Medicaid...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 01:52 PM EST

Years After Lehman, Final Rules Set on Strengthening Banks

Years After Lehman, Final Rules Set on Strengthening Banks

A global forum of banking regulators has finished its years-long work on rules that aim to keep weak banks from needing taxpayer bailouts and setting off financial crises like the one that led to the Great...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 01:01 PM EST

Al Franken Announces Resignation From Senate

Al Franken Announces Resignation From Senate

Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., says he is resigning from the Senate amid allegations of sexual misconduct.

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 06:43 PM EST

US Team Still Planning for Olympics Despite Confusion

US Team Still Planning for Olympics Despite Confusion

Members of the Trump administration surprised the U.S. Olympic Committee by suggesting the nation's participation at the upcoming Pyeongchang Games in South Korea was "an open question," and the USOC responded...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 04:54 PM EST

Kim Davis Turned Him Away; Now He's Running to Unseat Her

Kim Davis Turned Him Away; Now He's Running to Unseat Her

The gay man who was twice refused marriage license from a Kentucky county clerk, Kim Davis, is seeking office for the county clerk seat she holds in Rowan County, NBC News reported. David Ermold, an assistant...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 10:25 AM EST

Law Enforcement Officials Eye Gun Ban for Marijuana Users

Law Enforcement Officials Eye Gun Ban for Marijuana Users

As lawmakers consider whether to legalize recreational marijuana use, some law enforcement officials are suggesting new steps to ensure that marijuana users in Delaware don't have guns.

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 03:23 PM EST

FBI Director Defends Agency After Trump's Twitter Attacks

FBI Director Defends Agency After Trump's Twitter Attacks

Countering strident attacks on his agency from the president who appointed him, FBI Director Christopher Wray on Thursday defended the tens of thousands of people who work with him and declared, "There is no...

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