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Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 09:43 PM EST

Dems to Invite Sex Misconduct Victims to Trump's Speech

Dems to Invite Sex Misconduct Victims to Trump's Speech

Some Democratic House members are planning to invite victims of sexual assault to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address later this month to highlight the issue, according to an aide to a lawmaker...

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 08:35 PM EST

What Judge’s Decision on DACA Means for Dreamers

What Judge’s Decision on DACA Means for Dreamers

A judge has temporarily blocked the ending of the DACA program. NBC10's Miguel Martinez-Valle found out what this means for Dreamers.

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 08:26 PM EST

Trump Signs Bill to Improve Opioid Screening Technology

Trump Signs Bill to Improve Opioid Screening Technology

President Donald Trump signed legislation Wednesday aimed at giving Customs and Border Protection agents additional screening devices and other tools to stop the flow of illicit drugs. Speaking at a surprise...

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 08:03 PM EST

UN Welcomes Korea Talks Which Can Build Confidence and Trust

UN Welcomes Korea Talks Which Can Build Confidence and Trust

The U.N. Security Council is welcoming talks between the two Koreas saying they can open "possibilities for confidence building and trust building on the Korean peninsula." The council expressed hope in a...

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 06:49 PM EST

Lawmakers See Boost for Immigration Deal After Trump Remarks

Lawmakers See Boost for Immigration Deal After Trump Remarks

Backed by the White House, Democratic and Republican lawmakers dug into a politically fraught search for compromise on immigration Wednesday, seeking to take advantage of a window of opportunity opened by...

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 06:44 PM EST

Trump: Any Solution on Immigration Must Include Border Wall

 Trump: Any Solution on Immigration Must Include Border Wall

President Trump says any solution on DACA and immigration must include a border wall; continues to deny collusion with Russia during 2016 election.

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 05:30 PM EST

New Layoffs at Indiana Carrier Factory Year After Trump Deal

New Layoffs at Indiana Carrier Factory Year After Trump Deal

A new round of layoffs is taking effect this week at the Carrier Corp. factory in Indianapolis a little more than a year after President Donald Trump touted a deal that staved off the plant's closure and...

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 04:54 PM EST

Judges Rule Pennsylvania Can Keep Congressional Map

Judges Rule Pennsylvania Can Keep Congressional Map

A federal judicial panel has ruled that Pennsylvania can keep its congressional map, turning back an argument from a group of Democratic voters who contended that it should be thrown out because the state...

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 03:40 PM EST

5 Mexican States Get US 'Do Not Travel' Warning

5 Mexican States Get US 'Do Not Travel' Warning

Five states in Mexico now have the sternest "do not travel" advisories under a revamped U.S. State Department system unveiled Wednesday, putting them on the same level as war-torn countries like Syria, Yemen and...

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 01:16 PM EST

Trump Says It 'Seems Unlikely' He'll Give Mueller Interview

Trump Says It 'Seems Unlikely' He'll Give Mueller Interview

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that it "seems unlikely" that he'd give an interview in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign. T...

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