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Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 03:36 PM CST

Trump Picks McMaster as National Security Adviser

Trump Picks McMaster as National Security Adviser

President Donald Trump announces Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his pick for national security adviser at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., Feb. 20, 2017.

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 05:54 AM CST

Trump's First Month Packed With Tweets, Turmoil: Analysis

Trump's First Month Packed With Tweets, Turmoil: Analysis

Four weeks in, the man who says he inherited "a mess" at home and abroad is presiding over a White House that is widely described as itself being a mess. At a stunning pace, President Donald Trump has riled...

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 05:55 AM CST

President Trump's First Month, by the Numbers

President Trump's First Month, by the Numbers

President Donald Trump has had 24 executive orders and memoranda signed and one blocked in the first month in office, four bills signed into law, six tweets per day on average and much more. Here is a by-the-nu...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 08:25 PM CST

Emails Show Kushner's Stricter Approach on Ethics Than Trump

Emails Show Kushner's Stricter Approach on Ethics Than Trump

The Trump administration has struggled with ethics vetting for Cabinet nominees and faced criticism for the president's decision to remain invested in his business empire. When Jared Kushner, President Donald...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 07:41 PM CST

Abortion Bills Could Advance Wednesday?

Abortion Bills Could Advance Wednesday?

After the U.S. Supreme Court last summer struck down much of Texas tough 2013 abortion restrictions, top Republicans switched strategies. Rather than focusing on women's health, like in the past, they are now...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 07:44 PM CST

Planned Parenthood Ruling Expected Tuesday

Planned Parenthood Ruling Expected Tuesday

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Texas' attempt to boot Planned Parenthood from the state's Medicaid program over videos secretly recorded by anti-abortion activists in 2015 -- but a deadline now looms...

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 12:14 AM CST

TX Lawmakers Look at Foster Care on Monday

TX Lawmakers Look at Foster Care on Monday

The House Human Services Committee on Monday hears a series of bills aiming to improve Texas' troubled foster system, including a proposal making it easier for relatives to adopt at-risk children.

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 07:45 PM CST

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Takes on the NFL Over Bathroom Bill

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Takes on the NFL Over Bathroom Bill

The Texas governor was throwing verbal penalty flags: 15 yards for sports league overreach. Another 15 for pigskin meddling in state policy.

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 06:35 PM CST

FDR Order That Incarcerated Japanese Americans Turns 75

FDR Order That Incarcerated Japanese Americans Turns 75

Satsuki Ina was born behind barbed wire in a prison camp during World War II, the daughter of U.S. citizens forced from their home without due process and locked up for years following Japan's attack on Pearl...

Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 at 04:12 PM CST

Two DHS Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

Two DHS Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, according to a pair of memoranda signed by DHS...

 
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