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Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 09:35 PM EDT

Trump Dismisses Syria Concerns; Dems Walk Out of WH Meeting

Trump Dismisses Syria Concerns; Dems Walk Out of WH Meeting

Washing his hands of Syria, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday the U.S. has no stake in defending the Kurdish fighters who died by the thousands as America's partners against IS extremists. Hours...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 05:00 PM EDT

Trump Rule May Mean 1 Million Kids Lose Automatic Free Lunch

Trump Rule May Mean 1 Million Kids Lose Automatic Free Lunch

Nearly a million children could lose their automatic eligibility for free school lunches under a Trump administration proposal that would reduce the number of people who get food stamps. The U.S. Department of...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 01:55 PM EDT

Gorsuch to Present Liberty Medal to Retired Justice Kennedy

Gorsuch to Present Liberty Medal to Retired Justice Kennedy

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch will be presenting the Liberty Medal to retired justice Anthony Kennedy later this month.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 08:05 AM EDT

Former Pompeo Aide Testifies; Senate Talks Impeachment Trial

Former Pompeo Aide Testifies; Senate Talks Impeachment Trial

The swift-moving impeachment probe pushed onward Wednesday as a former top State Department aide testified that the Trump administration's politicization of foreign policy contributed to his resignation,...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 11:27 AM EDT

Parents of British Teen Killed in Crash With Diplomat's Wife Reject Trump Offer to Meet Her

Parents of British Teen Killed in Crash With Diplomat's Wife Reject Trump Offer to Meet Her

The family of a British teenager killed in a wrong-way crash involving the wife of an American diplomat said President Donald Trump dropped a "bombshell" during a meeting at the White House, revealing that...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 06:55 AM EDT

Ex-NJ Gov. Doubles Down on Tweet Comparing Trump to Hitler

Ex-NJ Gov. Doubles Down on Tweet Comparing Trump to Hitler

Christie Whitman, the former Republican governor of New Jersey, deleted a tweet in which she said Adolf Hitler "has nothing on" President Donald Trump, but in an exclusive interview with NBC New York, she...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 07:44 AM EDT

Fact Check: Dems Debate on Guns, Syria, Health Care

Fact Check: Dems Debate on Guns, Syria, Health Care

A dozen Democrats seeking the presidency tussled Tuesday night in a debate packed with policy, flubbing some details in the process. Several gave an iffy explanation of why they're not swinging behind a bold...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 02:27 AM EDT

Ocasio-Cortez, Omar Endorse Bernie Sanders for President

Ocasio-Cortez, Omar Endorse Bernie Sanders for President

Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar are endorsing Bernie Sanders for president. The Sanders campaign confirmed the backing of two members of "The Squad" on Tuesday. The endorsements are a...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 01:08 AM EDT

Tom Steyer: Climate Change, 'Number One Issue,' Left Out of Debate

Tom Steyer: Climate Change, 'Number One Issue,' Left Out of Debate

After Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate, candidate Tom Steyer commented that climate change, his campaign's number one priority, was left entirely out of the debate. "The impeachment discussion...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 12:25 AM EDT

6 Top Quotes From the Fourth Democratic Presidential Debate

6 Top Quotes From the Fourth Democratic Presidential Debate

Take a look at six of the most memorable lines from the fourth Democratic presidential debate held Tuesday night in Ohio.

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