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Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 06:24 PM EDT

Joe Biden Focuses on Pa. With National HQ in Philly

Joe Biden Focuses on Pa. With National HQ in Philly

Former Vice President Joe Biden is reinforcing his focus on the Keystone State and City of Brotherly Love as the presidential hopeful looks to turn Pennsylvania back to the Democrats.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 05:47 AM EDT

Iran Says US Sanctions 'Unacceptable' as Crisis Mounts

Iran Says US Sanctions 'Unacceptable' as Crisis Mounts

Iran's foreign minister on Thursday said sanctions imposed by the Trump administration are "unacceptable" but that his country is committed to an international nuclear deal that has steadily unraveled amid...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 06:32 PM EDT

Trump Pushes Immigration Plan Favoring 'Merit' Over Family

Trump Pushes Immigration Plan Favoring 'Merit' Over Family

Unveiling a new immigration plan, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wanted to provide a sharp contrast with Democrats, and he did — aiming to upend decades of family-based immigration policy with a new...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 03:34 AM EDT

Trump to Provide Rare Look of Finances in Disclosure Report

Trump to Provide Rare Look of Finances in Disclosure Report

President Donald Trump's latest financial disclosure report is expected to provide a rare glimpse into whether his presidency has helped or hurt his hotels, golf resorts and other parts of his business...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 10:41 PM EDT

Migrant Child Dies in US Custody; 4th Since December

Migrant Child Dies in US Custody; 4th Since December

A Guatemalan official says a 2½-year-old migrant child has died after crossing the border, becoming the fourth minor known to have died after being detained by the Border Patrol since December. Tekandi...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 09:39 PM EDT

Venezuela Government, Opposition Reported in Talks

Venezuela Government, Opposition Reported in Talks

Officials in Venezuela say representatives of the government and opposition have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the political crisis in the South American country. Members of Venezuela's opposition-...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 01:39 PM EDT

Missouri Senate Joins GOP Anti-Abortion Wave With 8-Week Ban

Missouri Senate Joins GOP Anti-Abortion Wave With 8-Week Ban

Missouri's Republican-led Senate has passed a wide-ranging bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, acting only hours after Alabama's governor signed a near-total abortion ban into law. The Missouri...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 10:22 PM EDT

Trump Pardons Author of Flattering Trump Biography

Trump Pardons Author of Flattering Trump Biography

President Donald Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to Conrad Black, a former newspaper publisher who has written a flattering political biography of Trump. Black's media empire once included the Chicago...

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 12:13 AM EDT

NYC Mayor De Blasio Makes 2020 Presidential Bid Official

NYC Mayor De Blasio Makes 2020 Presidential Bid Official

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is officially running for president, defying deep voter opposition at home to enter the crowded field with an unabashed message of progressivism. De Blasio launched his...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 03:08 AM EDT

Huawei Hit by US Export Controls, Potential Import Ban

Huawei Hit by US Export Controls, Potential Import Ban

In a fateful swipe at telecommunications giant Huawei, the Trump administration issued an executive order Wednesday apparently aimed at banning its equipment from U.S. networks and said it was subjecting the...

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