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Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 05:51 PM EST

Israel Intercepts Gaza Rocket, Retaliates With Tank Fire

Israel Intercepts Gaza Rocket, Retaliates With Tank Fire

The Israeli military said it intercepted a rocket launched at Israel from the Gaza Strip late Monday, a few hours after Israel bombed Hamas military positions in retaliation for rocket fire earlier in the...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 09:39 AM EST

Mass Shootings Aren't More Frequent, But Are Deadlier: Study

Mass Shootings Aren't More Frequent, But Are Deadlier: Study

It can sometimes seem as though mass shootings are occurring more frequently. Researchers who have been studying such crimes for decades say they aren't, but they have been getting deadlier. In the five...

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 09:46 PM EST

Pentagon to Allow Transgender People to Enlist in Military

Pentagon to Allow Transgender People to Enlist in Military

Transgender recruits will be allowed to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, the Pentagon said Monday, as President Donald Trump's ordered ban suffered more legal setbacks. The new policy reflects the...

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 04:00 PM EST

Judge Warns Manafort: No More Op-Eds About Federal Case

Judge Warns Manafort: No More Op-Eds About Federal Case

A federal judge is warning President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman that he shouldn't be trying his case in the press. That includes drafting opinion essays published in other countries. U.S. District...

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 04:21 PM EST

Some Glitches Seen in Deadline Week for 'Obamacare' Sign-Ups

Some Glitches Seen in Deadline Week for 'Obamacare' Sign-Ups

Consumer advocates reported some glitches Monday in the final days for "Obamacare" sign-ups, although the Trump administration largely seemed to be keeping its promise of a smooth enrollment experience. In...

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 01:51 PM EST

Louisiana Man Admits Using Trump's Social Security Number

Louisiana Man Admits Using Trump's Social Security Number

A Louisiana private investigator pleaded guilty on Monday to misusing Donald Trump's Social Security number in repeated attempts to access the president's federal tax information before his election last...

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 06:32 AM EST

Mueller Probing the 18 Days Up to Flynn's Firing: Sources

Mueller Probing the 18 Days Up to Flynn's Firing: Sources

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is trying to piece together what transpired inside the White House over a critical 18-day period that began when senior officials were told that National Security Advisor...

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 01:56 PM EST

GOP Makes Last Push to Finalize Tax Bill Before Year's End

GOP Makes Last Push to Finalize Tax Bill Before Year's End

Start the countdown clock on a momentous two weeks for President Donald Trump and the GOP-run Congress. Republicans are determined to deliver the first revamp of the nation's tax code in three decades and prove...

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 10:56 PM EST

Alabama Foes Get in Final Licks Before Tuesday's Big Vote

Alabama Foes Get in Final Licks Before Tuesday's Big Vote

Facing voters at last after the year's most bitter U.S. campaign, Alabama Republican Roy Moore cast himself Monday as the victim of a national barrage of unjust allegations of sexual misconduct with teenagers....

Sunday, Dec 10, 2017 at 04:18 PM EST

Trump Accusers 'Should Be Heard': Ambassador Nikki Haley

Trump Accusers 'Should Be Heard': Ambassador Nikki Haley

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the women who have accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct have the right to speak up and be heard, NBC News reported. Haley appeared on...

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