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Trade Impasse: Trump Pledges $16B to Farmers; Markets Buckle

Trade Impasse: Trump Pledges $16B to Farmers; Markets Buckle

President Donald Trump rolled out another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by his trade policies, and financial markets shook Thursday on the growing realization that the U.S. and China are far from settling...

2 hours ago

Navy Vet Buttigieg Calls Out Trump for Bone Spurs Claim

Navy Vet Buttigieg Calls Out Trump for Bone Spurs Claim

Pete Buttigieg accused President Donald Trump on Thursday of exploiting his privileged upbringing to "fake a disability" during the Vietnam War so that "somebody could go to war in his place,” NBC News reported....

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 11:51 AM PDT

Castro, Democrat Candidates Show Support for Striking McDonald's Workers

Castro, Democrat Candidates Show Support for Striking McDonald's Workers

Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro joined a march to a McDonald's restaurant in North Carolina on Thursday to draw attention to workers' efforts to raise the minimum wage and secure other protectio...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 11:59 AM PDT

Senate Strikes Deal for Disaster Relief; Shuns Border Wall Funding

Senate Strikes Deal for Disaster Relief; Shuns Border Wall Funding

Senators reached a bipartisan deal Thursday that would provide more than $19 billion in disaster aid funding to parts of the U.S. hit by hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes and wildfires, following months of...

5 hours ago

Insults Flying, Pelosi Hits Trump's Fitness, He Fires Back

Insults Flying, Pelosi Hits Trump's Fitness, He Fires Back

She's calling for an "intervention" to save the nation from him. He says she's "crazy." The enmity between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi deteriorated Thursday into rude-and-then-some...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 03:20 AM PDT

Warren Campaign Releases Bankruptcy Cases She Assisted In

Warren Campaign Releases Bankruptcy Cases She Assisted In

Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign on Wednesday released information on dozens of bankruptcy cases the former law professor was involved in, a disclosure that is unlikely to quiet GOP attempts to tie...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 01:34 AM PDT

Trump's Campaign Centered on Fighting Democrats, Not Policy

Trump's Campaign Centered on Fighting Democrats, Not Policy

President Donald Trump dropped the pretense of working with congressional Democrats on Wednesday and sent a clear message that his re-election campaign will be centered on condemning overzealous investigations...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 01:04 AM PDT

Pentagon Proposing a Troop Buildup in Mideast: Sources

Pentagon Proposing a Troop Buildup in Mideast: Sources

The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, U.S. officials said. The...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 04:48 PM PDT

Girl,10, 6th Known Child to Die After US Border Detention

Girl,10, 6th Known Child to Die After US Border Detention

U.S. authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case. The death marks the sixth known case in the last year.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 04:26 PM PDT

Wells Fargo, TD Bank Have Given Trump Docs to Congress

Wells Fargo, TD Bank Have Given Trump Docs to Congress

A key congressional committee has already gained access to President Donald Trump’s dealings with two major financial institutions, two sources familiar with the House probe tell NBC News, as a court ruling...

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