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Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 08:40 AM CDT

Hot Cars Act Aims to End Accidental Deaths

Hot Cars Act Aims to End Accidental Deaths

Every summer, children are killed or severely injured because their parents accidentally leave them in the back seats of hot cars.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 05:20 PM CDT

'Secret' GOP Health Care Proposal Takes Shape

'Secret' GOP Health Care Proposal Takes Shape

Only a handful of Senators currently know what's in the Republican health care plan they're expected to vote on next week. Senators from both sides of the aisle are raising complaints about the closed door...

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 11:17 AM CDT

AG Rosenstein Praises Sessions at Crime Summit

AG Rosenstein Praises Sessions at Crime Summit

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein voiced strong support for law enforcement, as well as praise for Attorney General Jeff Sessions, during an address at Tuesday's National Summit on Crime Reduction and...

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 10:51 AM CDT

12 Cities to Receive Justice Department Aid to Lower Crime

12 Cities to Receive Justice Department Aid to Lower Crime

The Justice Department will help 12 U.S. cities develop long-term strategies to decrease violent crime, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday. The department will help local authorities study crime...

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 03:45 PM CDT

GOP Budget Deadlock Imperils Trump's Major Tax Overhaul

GOP Budget Deadlock Imperils Trump's Major Tax Overhaul

If Republicans can't pass a budget, forget about a major overhaul of the nation's tax code — at least if they want a GOP-only approach with President Donald Trump that would avoid Democratic delaying tactics....

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 05:53 AM CDT

GOP Gears Up for Health Care Vote Next Week

GOP Gears Up for Health Care Vote Next Week

Senate Republicans steered toward a potential showdown vote on their long-awaited health care bill next week, despite indications that they've yet to solidify the 50 GOP votes they'll need to avert an embarrass...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 10:10 AM CDT

After Warmbier's Death, US Weighs Travel Ban on North Korea

After Warmbier's Death, US Weighs Travel Ban on North Korea

The Trump administration is considering banning travel by U.S. citizens to North Korea, officials said Tuesday, as outrage grew over the death of American student Otto Warmbier and President Donald Trump...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 06:30 AM CDT

Republican Wins in Ga. House Race, Most Expensive Ever

Republican Wins in Ga. House Race, Most Expensive Ever

Republican Karen Handel won a nationally watched congressional election Tuesday in Georgia, and she thanked President Donald Trump after she avoided an upset that would have rocked Washington ahead of the...

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 03:09 AM CDT

Spicer Expected to Take Less Public Role: Sources

Spicer Expected to Take Less Public Role: Sources

White House press secretary Sean Spicer is seeking to take on a more strategic role that would give him a limited presence in the daily press briefings that have made him a prominent face of the Trump administr...

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 04:54 AM CDT

Trump's Legal Plan Built in His Image: Analysis

Trump's Legal Plan Built in His Image: Analysis

President Donald Trump, whose combative instincts are to lash out and never retreat, appears to be shaping a legal team in his own image. His clear directive: Fight, fight, fight. In aggressively worded...

 
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