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Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 06:51 PM CDT

Athletes Rebuke President Trump After Press Conference

Athletes Rebuke President Trump After Press Conference

While most athletes and companies avoid politics to capitalize on a diverse marketplace, some athletes took to Twitter on Tuesday to voice their disgust with President Trump's reaction to Charlottesville.

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 04:37 PM CDT

Trump on Steve Bannon: 'We'll See What Happens'

Trump on Steve Bannon: 'We'll See What Happens'

President Donald Trump won't say whether he plans to keep top White House strategist Steve Bannon. At an impromptu press conference Tuesday, Trump answered questions about his confidence in his top adviser by...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 04:41 PM CDT

Backlash Over GOP Bills to Shield Drivers Who Hit Protesters

Backlash Over GOP Bills to Shield Drivers Who Hit Protesters

Republican lawmakers in six states have pushed this year for legal protections for motorists who hit protesters blocking traffic. Fairly or not, they're facing an intense backlash now that violent images of a...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 05:30 PM CDT

Trump: 'We'll See' What Happens to Steve Bannon

Trump: 'We'll See' What Happens to Steve Bannon

President Donald Trump won't say whether he plans to keep Steve Bannon, a top adviser and key campaign strategist, in the White House. "We'll see what happens with Mr. Bannon," Trump said at an impromptu...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 04:00 PM CDT

Trump Responds to Confederate Statues Being Torn Down

Trump Responds to Confederate Statues Being Torn Down

Trump responds to reporters' questions about the Charlottesville rally over the weekend. 

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 03:54 PM CDT

How the Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Keeps Faltering

How the Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Keeps Faltering

A Texas version of a North Carolina-style "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people again lurched toward defeat Tuesday, leaving Republican Gov. Greg Abbott with little path forward this year over what became...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 04:46 PM CDT

Sheriff Pursuing Felonies After Confederate Statue Torn Down

Sheriff Pursuing Felonies After Confederate Statue Torn Down

Protesters will face felony charges for toppling a nearly century-old Confederate statue in front of a North Carolina government building, the sheriff said Tuesday. Law enforcement officers took video throughout...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 01:45 PM CDT

If Trump Cuts Obamacare Subsidies, Premiums Will Spike: CBO

If Trump Cuts Obamacare Subsidies, Premiums Will Spike: CBO

The Congressional Budget Office says Obamacare premiums will increase by 20 percent next year and by 25 percent in 2020 — if President Donald Trump ends key federal subsidies to the program. The CBO report...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 01:19 PM CDT

Analysis: To Launch or Not? Either Way, North Korea May Gain

Analysis: To Launch or Not? Either Way, North Korea May Gain

If, after all the fanfare, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un doesn’t actually launch missiles toward Guam, many may write the whole episode off as another of the North’s seemingly endless bluffs. But from...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 10:09 AM CDT

Hillary Clinton's Pastor Plagiarized Prayer at Heart of Book

Hillary Clinton's Pastor Plagiarized Prayer at Heart of Book

Hillary Clinton's pastor has acknowledged he plagiarized part of the prayer commentary he sent her the day after she lost the presidential election, a devotional that is at the heart of a book he published...

 
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