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Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 at 03:46 PM PDT

Iranian Tanker to Leave Gibraltar Soon Despite US Pressure

Iranian Tanker to Leave Gibraltar Soon Despite US Pressure

The shipping agent for an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff says the vessel is ready to depart Gibraltar on Sunday or Monday, as the U.S. made a last-minute effort to seize it again. The head...

Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 at 02:42 PM PDT

Advocates Already See Fallout From Immigration Rule Change

Advocates Already See Fallout From Immigration Rule Change

Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits. Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say...

Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 at 02:24 PM PDT

Warren, Sanders Get Personal With Young, Black Christians

Warren, Sanders Get Personal With Young, Black Christians

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren framed their Democratic presidential bids in personal, faith-based terms Saturday before black millennial Christians who could help determine which candidate becomes the...

Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 at 07:00 AM PDT

Rep. Tlaib's Grandmother in West Bank Still Hopes for a Visit

Rep. Tlaib's Grandmother in West Bank Still Hopes for a Visit

Rep. Rashida Tlaib's grandmother says she does not understand what all the hubbub is about — why can't her granddaughter, an important person in America, stop by for a visit? "It's been a long time since...

Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 at 06:25 AM PDT

From Tusks to Tails, Nations Eye Trade in Endangered Species

From Tusks to Tails, Nations Eye Trade in Endangered Species

From guitars to traditional medicines and from tusk to tail, mankind's exploitation of the planet's fauna and flora is putting some of them at risk of extinction. Representatives of some 180 nations are meeting...

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 09:39 PM PDT

Native American Voters, Once Overlooked, Seek Role for 2020

Native American Voters, Once Overlooked, Seek Role for 2020

Democratic presidential candidates will descend on Iowa next week to do something that Native Americans say doesn't happen enough: court their vote. At least seven White House hopefuls have said they'll attend...

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 05:14 PM PDT

Pelosi Assails 'Weakness' of Trump, Netanyahu

Pelosi Assails 'Weakness' of Trump, Netanyahu

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday the U.S.-Israel relationship can withstand the "weakness" of President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who shook diplomatic norms this week in...

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 02:55 PM PDT

Recession Signs Worry Trump Ahead of 2020

Recession Signs Worry Trump Ahead of 2020

President Donald Trump is warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, arguing that even voters who personally dislike him should base their ballots on the nation's strong growth and low unemployment...

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 12:46 PM PDT

California Files Lawsuit Over Trump Immigration Rule

California Files Lawsuit Over Trump Immigration Rule

California and three other states on Friday filed the latest court challenge to new Trump administration rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use public assistance including Medicaid, food...

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 02:04 PM PDT

Court: US Can Reject Asylum Along Parts of Mexico Border

Court: US Can Reject Asylum Along Parts of Mexico Border

A federal appeals court on Friday cleared the way for the U.S. government to forbid Central American immigrants from seeking asylum at the two busiest stretches of the southern border in a partial legal victory...

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