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Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 04:33 PM CDT

Tensions Rise in Syria as Russia, Iran Send US Warnings

Tensions Rise in Syria as Russia, Iran Send US Warnings

Russia on Monday threatened aircraft from the U.S.-led coalition in Syrian-controlled airspace and suspended a hotline intended to avoid collisions in retaliation for the U.S. military shooting down a Syrian...

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 01:29 PM CDT

The House Fight Over GOP Leaning Georgia District

The House Fight Over GOP Leaning Georgia District

Democrat candidate Jon Ossoff hopes to win over a GOP-leaning 6th Congressional District in suburban Atlanta over Republican candidate Karen Handel in Tuesday's runoff election, a win that could rattle...

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 02:47 PM CDT

How This House Race Became the Most Expensive Ever

How This House Race Became the Most Expensive Ever

A special congressional election in Georgia is currently billing at an estimated $40 million and counting between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel, making it easily the most expensive in history...

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 06:12 PM CDT

Tech CEOs Visit White House; Kushner Speaks

Tech CEOs Visit White House; Kushner Speaks

The White House on Monday urged technology CEOs to pitch in on President Donald Trump's effort to modernize government. "Our goal is to lead a sweeping transformation of the federal government's technology that...

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 02:27 PM CDT

So it Begins: Brexit Talks to Focus 1st on Orderly Exit

So it Begins: Brexit Talks to Focus 1st on Orderly Exit

Talks on Britain leaving the European Union began Monday with both sides saying they will focus first on an orderly withdrawal: a deal for citizens living in each other's territory, border arrangements...

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 04:42 PM CDT

Google Intensifies Campaign Against Online Extremism

Google Intensifies Campaign Against Online Extremism

Google is intensifying its campaign against online extremism, saying it will put more resources toward identifying and removing videos related to terrorism and hate groups. The renewed efforts arrive in the...

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 09:56 AM CDT

Liberal Groups' Appeals to Ivanka Trump Have Little Success

Liberal Groups' Appeals to Ivanka Trump Have Little Success

Getting nowhere with her father, liberal advocacy groups have been looking for an ally in Ivanka Trump. They haven't had much luck. In recent weeks, activists have been appealing to the younger Trump for...

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 10:46 AM CDT

Dallas City Council Inaugurated Monday Morning

Dallas City Council Inaugurated Monday Morning

The Dallas City Council was inaugurated in a ceremony Monday morning, and the public is invited.

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 09:36 AM CDT

Supreme Court to Review Partisan Redistricting in Wis. Case

Supreme Court to Review Partisan Redistricting in Wis. Case

The Supreme Court is wading into the thicket of partisan redistricting in a case from Wisconsin. The justices on Monday said they will decide whether Republican lawmakers drew electoral districts so out of...

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 07:42 AM CDT

Inside the Christian School at Center of LGBT Voucher Debate

Inside the Christian School at Center of LGBT Voucher Debate

The Lighthouse Christian Academy promises to provide an exemplary education, a caring atmosphere and service to God — but not for everyone. The school says in its admissions brochure that it reserves the...

 
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