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Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 12:06 PM CDT

UK Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Back June Election

UK Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Back June Election

British voters will be heading to polling stations for the third time since 2015, after lawmakers overwhelmingly backed Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap election on June 8. The parliamentary...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 07:00 AM CDT

Nation by Nation, How Trump Has Shaken Up Koreas, Neighbors

Nation by Nation, How Trump Has Shaken Up Koreas, Neighbors

Unpredictable. Unhinged. Dangerous. Many South Koreans are using those words to describe the president of their most important ally, rather than the leader of their archrival to the North. They worry that...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 06:32 AM CDT

Dallas Converting Busy Uptown Streets to Two-Way

Dallas Converting Busy Uptown Streets to Two-Way

Business leaders in Dallas’ Uptown neighborhood have continued to work on a plan that would convert long stretches of two busy streets from one-way traffic to two-way.

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 06:15 AM CDT

Kelly Says Critics Should Change Immigration Laws or Shut Up

Kelly Says Critics Should Change Immigration Laws or Shut Up

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Tuesday bluntly challenged members of Congress critical of the Trump administration's aggressive approach to immigration enforcement to either change the laws or...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 08:56 AM CDT

Democrat, Shy of Win in Georgia House Race, Heads to Runoff

Democrat, Shy of Win in Georgia House Race, Heads to Runoff

A Georgia congressional election is headed to a runoff that will ratchet up the already significant national attention — and campaign cash — on a race that poses an early measure for President Donald Trump...

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 07:07 PM CDT

President Signs Order That Could Affect Tech Hiring in U.S.

President Signs Order That Could Affect Tech Hiring in U.S.

Turning back to the economic populism that helped drive his election campaign, President Donald Trump signed an order Tuesday he said should help American workers whose jobs are threatened by skilled immigrants...

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 06:37 PM CDT

Trump Inaugural Activities Raise Record $107 Million

Trump Inaugural Activities Raise Record $107 Million

President Donald Trump raised $107 million for his inaugural festivities, nearly double the previous record set by President Barack Obama eight years ago. Trump's inaugural committee was due to file information...

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 01:14 PM CDT

VA Tests Partnership With CVS to Reduce Veterans' Wait Times

VA Tests Partnership With CVS to Reduce Veterans' Wait Times

Some ailing veterans can now use their federal health care benefits at CVS "MinuteClinics" to treat minor illnesses and injuries, under a pilot program announced Tuesday by the Department of Veterans Affairs....

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 10:29 AM CDT

Politics Hasn't Stopped the Growth of Ivanka Trump's Biz

Politics Hasn't Stopped the Growth of Ivanka Trump's Biz

As the first daughter crafts a political career from her West Wing office, her brand is flourishing, despite boycotts and several stores limiting her merchandise. U.S. imports, almost all of them from China,...

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 11:48 PM CDT

Final Count Delayed as Democrat Leads in Georgia Race

Final Count Delayed as Democrat Leads in Georgia Race

An upstart Democrat leads a special election in a conservative Georgia congressional district, but returns late Tuesday suggest he may still need a runoff to pull a major upset for the longtime Republican-held...

 
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