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Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 11:07 AM CST
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By Daniel Moritz-Rabson

Donald Trump's Presidency in Photos

Take a look at significant events from President Donald Trump's time in office...View gallery

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Trump Administration Moves to Ban Bump Stocks

Trump Administration Moves to Ban Bump Stocks

The Trump administration Tuesday banned bump stocks, the firearm attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns and were used during the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The...

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Shutdown Threat Recedes as Trump Softens Stance on Wall

Shutdown Threat Recedes as Trump Softens Stance on Wall

President Donald Trump appeared Tuesday to back off his demand for $5 billion to build a border wall, signaling for the first time that he might be open to a deal that would avoid a partial government shutdown....

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McSally Appointed to McCain's Senate Seat After Losing Race

McSally Appointed to McCain's Senate Seat After Losing Race

Arizona's governor on Tuesday appointed U.S. Rep. Martha McSally to replace Sen. Jon Kyl in the seat that belonged to the late John McCain, sending the GOP congresswoman back to Washington just a month after she...

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Dallas Letting Juvenile Curfew Ordinance Expire

Dallas Letting Juvenile Curfew Ordinance Expire

Dallas officials said Monday that police won’t ask the City Council to renew the city’s long-standing juvenile curfew ordinance when it expires next month.

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Trump's School Safety Panel Seeks to Revoke Discipline Rules

Trump's School Safety Panel Seeks to Revoke Discipline Rules

The Trump administration on Tuesday moved to roll back an Obama-era policy that was meant to curb racial disparities in school discipline but that critics say left schools afraid to take action against...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 10:43 AM CST

Trump Orders Creation of US Space Command

Trump Orders Creation of US Space Command

President Donald Trump launched the Pentagon's new Space Command Tuesday, an effort to better organize and advance the military's vast operations in space that could cost as much as $800 million over the next...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 04:25 AM CST

Key Takeaways From New Reports on Russian Disinformation

Key Takeaways From New Reports on Russian Disinformation

Russians seeking to influence U.S. elections through social media had their eyes on Instagram and the black community. These were among the findings in two reports released Monday by the Senate intelligence...

Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 at 12:19 PM CDT

Abbott, Valdez at Odds in State's Only Gubernatorial Debate

Abbott, Valdez at Odds in State's Only Gubernatorial Debate

The first and only scheduled gubernatorial debate between Texas incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott (R) and challenger Lupe Valdez (D) will take place this Friday in Austin and will be broadcast in North Texas in English...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 10:58 PM CDT

Sparks Fly in First Cruz, O'Rourke Debate

Sparks Fly in First Cruz, O'Rourke Debate

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke squared-off in the first of three debates ahead of the November election.

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