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Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 02:12 PM PDT

A Court Ruling Just Changed How We Pick Our President

A Court Ruling Just Changed How We Pick Our President

A federal appeals court ruled late Tuesday that presidential electors who cast the actual ballots for president and vice president are free to vote as they wish and cannot be required to follow the results of...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 01:13 PM PDT

Trump Signs Student Debt Forgiveness for Disabled Veterans

Trump Signs Student Debt Forgiveness for Disabled Veterans

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday a new plan to eliminate student loan debt for disabled veterans, NBC News reported. “The debt of disabled veterans will be entirely erased,” Trump said during a...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 12:19 PM PDT

As Trump Questions Loyalty of US Jews, Israeli PM Is Quiet

As Trump Questions Loyalty of US Jews, Israeli PM Is Quiet

Israel's prime minister on Wednesday steered clear of Donald Trump's comments questioning the loyalty of American Jews who support the Democratic Party, in sharp contrast to the tide of condemnation from Jewish...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 10:07 AM PDT

Instagram Privacy Hoax Returns —Tricks Celebs, Politicians

Instagram Privacy Hoax Returns —Tricks Celebs, Politicians

A years-old hoax is making the rounds on Instagram again, claiming the social media company is about to change its rules in order to access users' photos, NBC News reports. Users of the Facebook-owned...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 09:01 AM PDT

CBO Expects Deficit to Grow More Than Projected, Warns That Tariff Hikes Could Harm Growth

CBO Expects Deficit to Grow More Than Projected, Warns That Tariff Hikes Could Harm Growth

Federal deficits are expected to swell to higher levels over the next decade than previously expected, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said in a new report Wednesday. The CBO also said that...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 07:12 AM PDT

Trump Blasts 'Great Disloyalty' of Jewish Democratic Voters

Trump Blasts 'Great Disloyalty' of Jewish Democratic Voters

President Donald Trump is facing widespread backlash after making a shocking statement about Jewish voters who support Democrats. The pro-Israel group J Street called it "dangerous and shameful," while...

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...

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