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Friday, Mar 17, 2017 at 07:54 AM CDT

Inside Breitbart News: ‘We’re Not a Hate Site’

Inside Breitbart News: ‘We’re Not a Hate Site’

As one of President Donald Trump's favorite news sources, Breitbart News has been called a lot of names, including "Trumpbart," a "platform for the alt-right," and anti-Semitic, NBC News reported. But in an...

Friday, Mar 17, 2017 at 07:39 AM CDT

North Texas Lawmaker Pushes for Hearing on Injection Well

North Texas Lawmaker Pushes for Hearing on Injection Well

Several North Texas cities band together, gearing up for a hearing in Austin to stop an oil and gas company from drilling a waste water well near Lake Arlington.

Friday, Mar 17, 2017 at 10:32 PM CDT

Trump OKs Changes in GOP Health Care Bill, Winning Support

Trump OKs Changes in GOP Health Care Bill, Winning Support

President Donald Trump agreed to add fresh Medicaid curbs to the House Republican health care bill Friday, bolstering the measure with support from some conservative lawmakers but leaving its prospects...

Friday, Mar 17, 2017 at 03:33 AM CDT

Trump Defense Budget Raises Questions on Strategy: Analysis

Trump Defense Budget Raises Questions on Strategy: Analysis

An essential element is missing from President Donald Trump's plan for boosting the budgets of the U.S. military services by $54 billion in 2018. How, exactly, does the commander in chief intend to use the...

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 10:56 PM CDT

Trump Budget Blueprint Would Eliminate Arts Funding

Trump Budget Blueprint Would Eliminate Arts Funding

President Trump's budget calls for the elimination of nearly 20 independent federal agencies, including the National Endowment for the Arts.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 10:38 PM CDT

Dallas Health Leaders Encouraged by Trump Budget Proposal

Dallas Health Leaders Encouraged by Trump Budget Proposal

Public health emergencies could be met with a more rapid response under a proposal included in President Donald Trump's budget blueprint.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 08:13 PM CDT

Ireland's Leader Pushes Trump on Irish in US Illegally

Ireland's Leader Pushes Trump on Irish in US Illegally

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny is urging President Donald Trump to help Irish people living in the U.S. illegally, saying they just want to "make America great." Kenny spoke at a luncheon at the U.S. Capitol on...

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 07:38 PM CDT

Fact Check: Trump Twists Jobs Numbers

Fact Check: Trump Twists Jobs Numbers

President Donald Trump says his agenda is all about “jobs, jobs, jobs.” But at a rally in Nashville, and a speech earlier the same day in Detroit, Trump made several misleading claims about jobs, and the effect...

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 05:59 PM CDT

No Indication of Trump Wiretapping: Senate Intel Chiefs

No Indication of Trump Wiretapping: Senate Intel Chiefs

The Republican chairman of the Senate intelligence committee and the ranking Democrat have released a joint statement on President Donald Trump's allegation that President Barack Obama ordered the wiretapping of...

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 at 08:02 PM CDT

Documents Detail Flynn Payments From Russian Interests

Documents Detail Flynn Payments From Russian Interests

Documenting more than $67,000 in fees and expenses paid before the presidential election to former national security adviser Michael Flynn by Russian companies, a Democratic congressman Thursday asked the Trump...

 
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