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Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 02:04 AM CDT

Va. Violence Result of Political Pressure Cooker: Experts

Va. Violence Result of Political Pressure Cooker: Experts

The videos that rolled across the television screen were startling: Americans beating each other with clubs and sticks on the streets of a quiet college town. White supremacists with torches; anti-fascists...

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 05:51 AM CDT

US Officials Say Confrontation With N. Korea Not Imminent

US Officials Say Confrontation With N. Korea Not Imminent

Senior U.S. national security officials said Sunday that a military confrontation with North Korea's is not imminent, but they cautioned that the possibility of war is greater than it was a decade ago. CIA...

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 10:00 AM CDT

Virginia Governor Attends Sunday Church in Charlottesville

Virginia Governor Attends Sunday Church in Charlottesville

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe visited two Charlottesville churches and speak to congregants following violent clashes in the city between white supremacist groups and counter-protesters that left three...

Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 at 10:09 AM CDT

Trump Security Adviser: Va. Car Attack Was 'Terrorism'

Trump Security Adviser: Va. Car Attack Was 'Terrorism'

President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, in an interview Sunday, clearly labeled Saturday's deadly car attack in Charlottesville, Virginia, as terrorism, NBC News reported. "Certainly I think we can...

Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 at 01:15 PM CDT

Law Scholars Urge Trump to Keep Program for Young Immigrants

Law Scholars Urge Trump to Keep Program for Young Immigrants

A group of legal scholars is urging President Donald Trump to keep a program protecting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.

Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 at 01:43 PM CDT

State Lawmakers Condemn Racism, Violence in Charlottesville

State Lawmakers Condemn Racism, Violence in Charlottesville

With President Trump condemning violence and a state of emergency declared in Virginia, representatives from the state of Texas weigh in on the violence in Charlottesville.

Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 at 09:24 AM CDT

Texas Senate OKs Restricting Insurance Coverage for Abortion

Texas Senate OKs Restricting Insurance Coverage for Abortion

The Republican-controlled Texas Legislature is poised to restrict insurance coverage for abortions over the objections of opponents who are decrying that no exception would be made in cases of rape or incest.

Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 at 09:25 AM CDT

Booming Texas Cities Feeling Stunted by Gov. Greg Abbott's

Booming Texas Cities Feeling Stunted by Gov. Greg Abbott's

Texas' big cities are booming like few places in the U.S., and mayors say Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is doing damage by trying to rein them in.

Saturday, Aug 12, 2017 at 03:33 AM CDT

Trump Spat With Senate Leader Complicates Tough Agenda

Trump Spat With Senate Leader Complicates Tough Agenda

Donald Trump's attacks on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell come at the worst possible time, if the president's goal is actually to accomplish the agenda on health care, infrastructure and taxes he's...

Saturday, Aug 12, 2017 at 02:41 AM CDT

Trump Meets Crisis With Familiar Bluster, Risk: Analysis

Trump Meets Crisis With Familiar Bluster, Risk: Analysis

A nuclear showdown. The world's most unpredictable foe. A world on edge. What will the new president do? Be Trump. Faced with perhaps his gravest international crisis yet, President Donald Trump this week...

 
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