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Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 09:53 PM EST

Trump Birth Control Coverage Rules Blocked Nationwide

Trump Birth Control Coverage Rules Blocked Nationwide

A federal judge on Monday put a nationwide hold on Trump administration rules that allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control. U.S. District Judge Wendy Beetlestone in...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 04:53 PM EST

AP Fact Check: Trump Pokes Pelosi for Trip She Didn't Take

AP Fact Check: Trump Pokes Pelosi for Trip She Didn't Take

President Donald Trump accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of partying on a beach in Puerto Rico — with lobbyists, no less — while he sat in the White House over the weekend ready to work out a deal to end the...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 02:28 PM EST

Trump Calls Putin Meeting 'No Big Deal'

Trump Calls Putin Meeting 'No Big Deal'

President Trump on Monday responded to the New York Times bombshell report that in 2017 the FBI opened an investigation into whether he had worked on behalf of Russia. "I never worked for Russia, you...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 02:34 PM EST

Trump Denies Ever Working for Russia, Blasts Investigators

Trump Denies Ever Working for Russia, Blasts Investigators

President Donald Trump on Monday denied he ever worked for Russia against U.S. interests, addressing an extraordinary question that has haunted his presidency and shows no sign of going away. Speaking from the...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 10:32 AM EST

Trump Denies Bombshell Russia Reports From NYT, Post

Trump Denies Bombshell Russia Reports From NYT, Post

President Donald Trump responded to accusations of Russian collusion in two separate bombshell reports from the New York Times and the Washington Post. Trump denied that he fired former FBI Director James Comey...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 09:35 PM EST

Trump's AG Nominee: Mueller Should Be Allowed to Finish Work

Trump's AG Nominee: Mueller Should Be Allowed to Finish Work

President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general will tell senators "it is vitally important" that special counsel Robert Mueller be allowed to complete his Russia investigation, and said he believes...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 09:48 AM EST

Judge Blocks Trump Birth Control Coverage Rules in Delaware, Other States

Judge Blocks Trump Birth Control Coverage Rules in Delaware, Other States

A Trump Administration rule that would allow more employers to opt out of covering birth control from women will not take effect on Monday as scheduled. The rules would let employers claim exemption for...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 08:40 AM EST

New Jersey Coastal Trail Gets Back Federal Funding

New Jersey Coastal Trail Gets Back Federal Funding

A nearly 300-mile coastal route that runs through some of New Jersey's most picturesque areas will again be eligible for federal funding.

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 08:21 AM EST

Partial Government Shutdown Hits Air Travel

Partial Government Shutdown Hits Air Travel

Monday marks Day 24 of the partial government shutdown. About 800,000 federal employees have missed a paycheck since the shutdown began. Those employees include TSA workers and traffic controllers. Nationwide...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 06:53 AM EST

2020 Democratic Primary 'Really Starting to Heat Up'

2020 Democratic Primary 'Really Starting to Heat Up'

After months of speculation and secrecy, the 2020 presidential primary season is about to explode. With several Democrats already in the race, a half dozen more are locking down final travel, staffing and...

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