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Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 07:40 PM CDT

Poll: Most Young Americans See President as Illegitimate

Poll: Most Young Americans See President as Illegitimate

That Donald Trump is undeniably the nation's 45th president doesn't sit easily with young Americans who are the nation's increasingly diverse electorate of the future, according to a new poll. A majority of...

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 06:46 PM CDT

Raucous Town Hall Crowd Often Drowns Out Rep. Pete Sessions

Raucous Town Hall Crowd Often Drowns Out Rep. Pete Sessions

A raucous crowd repeatedly shouted down U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions as he defended Republican health care and other policies at a town hall in Richardson.

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 04:19 PM CDT

Yielding to US, World Powers Drop No-Protectionism Pledge

Yielding to US, World Powers Drop No-Protectionism Pledge

The world's top economic powers have dropped a pledge to fully oppose trade protectionism amid pushback from the U.S. government of President Donald Trump, who wants to favor American companies and workers...

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 07:47 PM CDT

US Seeks Samples for 30-Foot-High Wall on Mexican Border

US Seeks Samples for 30-Foot-High Wall on Mexican Border

The Trump administration wants to build a 30-foot-high border wall that looks good from the north side and is difficult to climb or cut through, according to a pair of contract notices posted to a government...

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 09:59 AM CDT

Disarmingly Warm Gorsuch Loves 'Cold Neutrality' of Law

Disarmingly Warm Gorsuch Loves 'Cold Neutrality' of Law

Judge Neil Gorsuch, whose Senate confirmation hearings begin Monday, is described by colleagues and friends as a silver-haired combination of wicked smarts, down-to-earth modesty, disarming warmth and careful...

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 08:27 AM CDT

Bombs, Hacking, Troops: How Would US Show Force to N. Korea?

Bombs, Hacking, Troops: How Would US Show Force to N. Korea?

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's comments about military action being an option "on the table" over North Korea's weapons program was met with immediate alarm by national security analysts and academics,...

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 07:49 AM CDT

Trump's Muslim Rhetoric Key Issue in Travel Ban Rulings

Trump's Muslim Rhetoric Key Issue in Travel Ban Rulings

Federal law gives the president broad authority over immigration. Jimmy Carter used it to deny some Iranians entry to the U.S. during the hostage crisis, Ronald Reagan to bar Cubans who didn't already have...

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 02:53 AM CDT

Republican Health Care Plan Creates Budget Problems for GOP

Republican Health Care Plan Creates Budget Problems for GOP

Republicans intent on scrapping Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act have a budget problem. As it turns out, repealing and replacing the law they hate so much won't save nearly as much money as getting rid of it...

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 02:34 AM CDT

Telecom Policy Tilts in Favor of Industry Under Trump's FCC

Telecom Policy Tilts in Favor of Industry Under Trump's FCC

Trumpism is slowly taking hold on your phone and computer, as newly installed federal regulators begin chipping away at hard-fought protections on privacy and competition. These protections, put in place during...

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 08:37 AM CDT

In Beijing, Tillerson Urges China-US Cooperation on N. Korea

In Beijing, Tillerson Urges China-US Cooperation on N. Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Saturday pushed for closer China-U.S. cooperation on dealing with North Korea's nuclear program in his first face-to-face talks with top Chinese diplomats. Tillerson's...

 
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