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White House Calls for Domestic Cuts to Finance Border Wall

White House Calls for Domestic Cuts to Finance Border Wall

President Donald Trump is proposing immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community grants so U.S. taxpayers, not Mexico, can cover the down payment on the...

5 hours ago

Petition: Melania Trump Must Move or Foot Security Bill

Petition: Melania Trump Must Move or Foot Security Bill

A petition quickly amassing signatures online calls for members of the Senate to force First Lady Melania Trump to move into the White House or pay for the security required to protect her in New York City.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 01:21 AM PDT

House to Vote on Allowing ISPs to Sell Your Web History

House to Vote on Allowing ISPs to Sell Your Web History

The House is expected to vote on a controversial measure on Tuesday that would allow internet service providers (ISPs) to sell your browsing history and habits without your consent, NBC News reported. The...

2 hours ago

Trump Rolls Back Obama-Era Climate Measures

Trump Rolls Back Obama-Era Climate Measures

Declaring "the start of a new era" in energy production, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that he said would revive the coal industry and create jobs. The move makes good on his campaign...

4 hours ago

Lawyer: White House Moved to Squelch Testimony; WH Denies It

Lawyer: White House Moved to Squelch Testimony; WH Denies It

A lawyer for former deputy Attorney General Sally Yates wrote in letters last week that the Trump administration was trying to limit her testimony at congressional hearings focused on Russian meddling in the...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 02:24 PM PDT

Trump's Early Moves on Education Draw Concern, Praise

Trump's Early Moves on Education Draw Concern, Praise

The nomination of Betsy DeVos, a school choice advocate, as Education secretary, was a signal from President Donald Trump that he was going to shake up public education. On Monday, Trump moved to roll back...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:31 AM PDT

Sessions Threatens Federal Funding for Sanctuary Cities in WH Briefing

Sessions Threatens Federal Funding for Sanctuary Cities in WH Briefing

 Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a warning to sanctuary cities in a Monday White House briefing, threatening to pull federal funding for states and cities that do not follow federal code on illegal...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 08:39 AM PDT

Gov. Brown: Proposed Border Wall 'Too Much' Like Berlin Wall

Gov. Brown: Proposed Border Wall 'Too Much' Like Berlin Wall

"It reminds me too much of the Berlin Wall," Gov. Jerry Brown said of the proposed border wall.

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 08:38 AM PDT

US-backed Fighters to Pause Military Action Near Syria Dam

US-backed Fighters to Pause Military Action Near Syria Dam

U.S.-backed forces in northern Syria said Monday they will pause military operations near a major dam held by ISIS in order to allow engineers to fix any problems after conflicting reports about its stability....

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 08:15 AM PDT

On Muslims' Agenda: Fight US Proposals to Ban Sharia Law

 On Muslims' Agenda: Fight US Proposals to Ban Sharia Law

Muslims complain they're frivolous bills meant to spread fears and sow suspicion of their religion in a nation divided. But supporters of state proposals to prevent Islamic code from being used in American...

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