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Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 04:19 PM PDT

Trump Admin. Moves to End Limits on Child Detention

Trump Admin. Moves to End Limits on Child Detention

The Trump administration is moving to end an agreement limiting how long migrant children can be kept in detention, the president's latest effort to curb immigration at the Mexican border. A court fight is...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 02:51 AM PDT

Trump Acknowledges China Policies May Mean US Economic Pain

Trump Acknowledges China Policies May Mean US Economic Pain

President Donald Trump acknowledged Tuesday his aggressive China trade policies may mean economic pain for Americans but insisted they're needed for more important long-term benefits. He contended he does not...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 07:02 PM PDT

Kamala Harris Falls Behind in Presidential Polls

Kamala Harris Falls Behind in Presidential Polls

Sen. Kamala Harris is losing ground according to a new CNN poll. Conan Nolan reports for NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019.

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 10:38 AM PDT

Greenland Fallout: Trump's Canceled Trip Blindsides Denmark

Greenland Fallout: Trump's Canceled Trip Blindsides Denmark

Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen says she is "disappointed and surprised" by U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to cancel his visit to Denmark after she called Trump's idea of buying the semi-autonom...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 07:13 AM PDT

Jewish Groups: Trump's 'Loyalty' Comments are 'Dangerous'

Jewish Groups: Trump's 'Loyalty' Comments are 'Dangerous'

Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious and racial lines, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 01:08 PM PDT

Trump Says He's Considering Payroll Tax Cut to Boost Economy

Trump Says He's Considering Payroll Tax Cut to Boost Economy

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he’s considering a payroll tax cut as one of several possible ways to stimulate the economy — a comment that comes just a day after the White House dismissed reports that...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 07:42 AM PDT

Democrats Spending Millions to Try to Take Back Statehouses

Democrats Spending Millions to Try to Take Back Statehouses

Democrats still shaken by the 2010 tea party wave that netted Republicans six governors' offices, flipped 21 statehouse chambers and drove nearly 700 Democratic state legislators from office are mounting a...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 03:58 AM PDT

Omar Calls on Congress to See 'Cruel Reality' of Occupation

Omar Calls on Congress to See 'Cruel Reality' of Occupation

Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the country and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot. Omar, of Minnesota...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 01:24 AM PDT

White House Insists 'Fundamentals' of Economy Are Strong

White House Insists 'Fundamentals' of Economy Are Strong

The "fundamentals" of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted Monday, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a decade ago amid mounting concern that a recession could imperil President...

Monday, Aug 19, 2019 at 03:49 PM PDT

Detained Immigrants Sue Over Conditions, Medical Care

Detained Immigrants Sue Over Conditions, Medical Care

Immigrants held in U.S. detention facilities filed a lawsuit Monday decrying what they called shoddy medical care and a failure by authorities to provide accommodations for disabilities.

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