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Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 09:12 AM PDT

Trump to Pay State Visit to Britain, Queen in June

Trump to Pay State Visit to Britain, Queen in June

U.S. President Donald Trump will pay a three-day state visit to Britain as a guest of Queen Elizabeth II in June, Buckingham Palace announced Tuesday — more than two years after Britain extended him an...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 04:23 AM PDT

Fact Check: Mueller Interviewed Many Close to President

Fact Check: Mueller Interviewed Many Close to President

President Donald Trump is falsely suggesting that the people "closest" to him weren't called to testify before special counsel Robert Mueller and his team because investigators didn't want to hear the "good...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 10:08 AM PDT

Justices Seem Ready to OK Asking Citizenship on Census

Justices Seem Ready to OK Asking Citizenship on Census

The Supreme Court's conservative majority seemed ready Tuesday to uphold the Trump administration's plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census , despite evidence that millions of Hispanics and immigrants...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 07:35 AM PDT

Impeachment, Felons Voting Divides Democrats at CNN Forums

Impeachment, Felons Voting Divides Democrats at CNN Forums

California Sen. Kamala Harris joined the call for President Donald Trump's impeachment as five leading Democratic presidential contenders clashed in a series of prime-time town hall meetings that exposed deep...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 07:27 PM PDT

Dem Leaders Stress More Trump Probes, Downplay Impeachment

Dem Leaders Stress More Trump Probes, Downplay Impeachment

A House chairman on Monday subpoenaed former White House Counsel Don McGahn as Democratic leaders moved to deepen their investigation of President Donald Trump while bottling up talk among their rank-and-file of...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 11:49 PM PDT

Migrants Anxious After Mexican Authorities Raid Caravan

Migrants Anxious After Mexican Authorities Raid Caravan

Central American migrants hoping to reach the U.S. now carry the added anxiety of the pursued after Mexican police and immigration agents detained hundreds in a surprise raid on a caravan in Mexico's south. Wh...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 12:31 PM PDT

AP Fact Check: Trump, AG Spread Untruths on Mueller Report

AP Fact Check: Trump, AG Spread Untruths on Mueller Report

President Donald Trump is still distorting the truth about the Russia investigation, claiming exoneration from a special counsel's report that he is also assailing as hopelessly biased. Confronted with...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 04:05 PM PDT

Medicare, Social Security Face Shaky Fiscal Futures

Medicare, Social Security Face Shaky Fiscal Futures

The financial condition of the government's bedrock retirement programs for middle- and working-class Americans remains shaky, with Medicare pointed toward insolvency by 2026, according to a report Monday by the...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 04:28 PM PDT

A Trump Fed Choice Steps Aside, and Another Faces New Doubts

A Trump Fed Choice Steps Aside, and Another Faces New Doubts

President Donald Trump's efforts to reshape the Federal Reserve stumbled on Monday, with one of his potential nominees for the Fed's board withdrawing from consideration and another being enveloped by fresh...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 11:38 AM PDT

Supreme Court to Take Up LGBT Job Discrimination Cases

Supreme Court to Take Up LGBT Job Discrimination Cases

The Supreme Court is taking on a major test of LGBT rights in cases that look at whether federal civil rights law bans job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The justices...

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