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Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 at 05:41 PM CDT

Mike Pence Discusses North Korea With Australia Leader

Mike Pence Discusses North Korea With Australia Leader

Vice President Mike Pence and Australia's Prime Minister have joined forces on the issue of North Korea. They urged China to pressure the North Korean regime to drop its nuclear weapons program.

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 at 11:23 AM CDT

Trump Health Dept. Dismisses Obama Appointed Surgeon General

Trump Health Dept. Dismisses Obama Appointed Surgeon General

The Trump administration has relieved Dr. Vivek Murthy of his duties as U.S. Surgeon General. A spokeswoman for the Department of Health and Human Services says Murthy was asked to resign after "assisting in a...

Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 at 02:18 AM CDT
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By Ben Feuerherd

Scenes and Signs From the March for Science

In cities across the globe, scientists and advocates took to the streets Saturday...View gallery

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Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 at 06:57 AM CDT

Possible Shutdown, Health Care Quagmire Awaiting Congress

Possible Shutdown, Health Care Quagmire Awaiting Congress

Lawmakers returning to Washington this coming week will find a familiar quagmire on health care legislation and a budget deadline dramatized by the prospect of a protracted battle between President Donald Trump...

Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 at 02:13 AM CDT

Scientists Hit the Streets to Demand Respect, Funding

Scientists Hit the Streets to Demand Respect, Funding

Scientists, students and research advocates rallied from the Brandenburg Gate to the Washington Monument on Earth Day, conveying a global message of scientific freedom without political interference and spending...

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 at 02:59 AM CDT

Senators Seek Data on Americans Caught Up in Surveillance

Senators Seek Data on Americans Caught Up in Surveillance

A Democratic privacy advocate and libertarian-minded Republican are asking the nation's top intelligence official to release more information about the communications of American citizens swept up in surveillan...

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 at 01:05 AM CDT

Pence Reaffirms US-Australia Alliance After Trump Spat

Pence Reaffirms US-Australia Alliance After Trump Spat

Vice President Mike Pence and Australia's prime minister brushed off any lingering hostility over a contentious refugee deal and joined forces on Saturday to urge China to take a greater role in pressuring North...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 08:17 PM CDT

Establishment Challenges Dallas Council Incumbent

Establishment Challenges Dallas Council Incumbent

It's a boat-rocker versus the establishment in the bitter race for the Dallas City Council District 14, but the boat rocker is the incumbent.

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 05:37 PM CDT

Lone Star Politics - April 23, 2017

Lone Star Politics - April 23, 2017

On this week's Lone Star Politics: State Rep. Ron Simmons, sponsor of the Texas House bathroom bill; Sgt. Mike Mata, president of the Dallas Police Association on the city's pension crisis; and an exclusive...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 05:27 PM CDT

LSP: Dallas Police Assoc. President on Pension Crisis

LSP: Dallas Police Assoc. President on Pension Crisis

Dallas Mayor Rawlings is asking residents to rally against in a bailout bill for the city's pension crisis. Dallas Police Association President Sgt. Mike Mata says the mayor is misrepresenting the situation....

 
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