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Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 09:54 AM PDT

In Iran, a Plunging Economy Trumps Fears of US Confrontation

In Iran, a Plunging Economy Trumps Fears of US Confrontation

Across Iran's capital, the talk always seems to come back to how things may get worse. Battered by U.S. sanctions and its depreciating rial currency, Iran's 80 million people struggle to buy meat, medicine and...

Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 09:56 AM PDT

Former CIA Chief Brennan to Brief Dems on Iran: Sources

Former CIA Chief Brennan to Brief Dems on Iran: Sources

House Democrats will hear from former CIA Director John Brennan about the situation in Iran, inviting him to speak next week amid heightened concerns over the Trump administration's sudden moves in the...

Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 01:26 PM PDT

'How Dare They': Gov. Newsom Talks Abortion Restrictions During Health Care Tour

'How Dare They': Gov. Newsom Talks Abortion Restrictions During Health Care Tour

California Gov. Gavin Newsom discussed Alabama’s controversial near-total abortion ban while in San Diego Saturday on his health care tour.

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 07:51 PM PDT

Fact Check: Trump's Miscues on Trade and Drug Prices

Fact Check: Trump's Miscues on Trade and Drug Prices

President Donald Trump spoke this past week as if he's unaware that drug prices have gone up and tariffs came before him. His boast that the U.S. never collected a dime on goods from China until he imposed them...

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 08:26 PM PDT

Border Patrol 'Backed Off' Plan Sending Migrants to S. Fla.

Border Patrol 'Backed Off' Plan Sending Migrants to S. Fla.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said it "appears" the federal U.S. Border Patrol agency has "backed off" from a plan to send 1,000 undocumented migrants to South Florida. "It appears that Border...

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 10:49 AM PDT

Dozens Protest VP Pence at Commencement Address

Dozens Protest VP Pence at Commencement Address

Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction. The...

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 04:29 PM PDT

Cummings Criticizes Trump During Commencement Speech

Cummings Criticizes Trump During Commencement Speech

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings used a commencement speech to criticize President Donald Trump and to call on students to defend democracy in what he called its "hour of peril." The Baltimore Sun reported that during...

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 04:24 PM PDT

Jimmy Carter Won't Teach Sunday School Days After Procedure

Jimmy Carter Won't Teach Sunday School Days After Procedure

Former President Jimmy Carter canceled plans to teach Sunday school just days after undergoing surgery for a broken hip. "Though he is progressing well, he underestimated the amount of time he would need to...

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 04:06 PM PDT

1,700 Additional Separated Migrant Children Identified

1,700 Additional Separated Migrant Children Identified

The Trump administration has identified at least 1,712 migrant children it may have separated from their parents in addition to those separated under the “zero tolerance” policy, according to court transcripts...

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 03:51 PM PDT

Michigan GOP Congressman Says Trump Conduct Is 'Impeachable'

Michigan GOP Congressman Says Trump Conduct Is 'Impeachable'

A Republican congressman from Michigan on Saturday became the first member of President Donald Trump's party on Capitol Hill to accuse him of engaging in "impeachable conduct" stemming from special counsel...

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