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Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 10:44 PM CDT

Trump Says Iran Deal Not in US National Security Interests

Trump Says Iran Deal Not in US National Security Interests

"We will not continue down a path whose predictable conclusion is more violence, more terror and the very real threat of Iran's nuclear breakout," President Donald Trump said on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017.

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 02:12 PM CDT

Under Pressure From Congress, IRS Suspends Equifax Contract

Under Pressure From Congress, IRS Suspends Equifax Contract<br />

The IRS suspended a $7.25 million contract with the credit reporting company Equifax Friday after members of Congress complained the tax agency had awarded a no-bid contract to a company that recently had a...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 06:40 AM CDT

Financial Aftermath of Irma, Maria Could Cost Fla. Billions

Financial Aftermath of Irma, Maria Could Cost Fla. Billions

The Florida Legislature finds itself dealing with not only the aftermath of Hurricane Irma but also the impact of Hurricane Maria. State economist Amy Baker told the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 11:39 AM CDT

Maine's Susan Collins Says She's Staying in US Senate

Maine's Susan Collins Says She's Staying in US Senate

In a much-anticipated announcement regarding her home state's governor race, Maine Sen. Susan Collins said she's staying in the U.S. Senate. The 64-year-old Collins announced her decision on Friday at an event...

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 01:57 AM CDT

Trump's 'Obamacare' Move Shakes Up Health Care and Politics

Trump's 'Obamacare' Move Shakes Up Health Care and Politics

President Donald Trump's abrupt move to cut off federal payments to insurers jolted America's health care and political worlds alike on Friday, threatening to boost premiums for millions, disrupt insurance...

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 08:38 PM CDT

Texas to Receive Billions More in Harvey Relief Money

Texas to Receive Billions More in Harvey Relief Money

Texas is poised to receive billions more in Harvey relief money after some late-night maneuvering between politicians in Texas and in Washington.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 05:44 PM CDT

North Texans Anticipate Healthcare Changes With Trump Order

North Texans Anticipate Healthcare Changes With Trump Order

President Trump signed an executive order aimed at making changes to Obamacare mandates, and people in North Texas are still waiting to see how the changes will affect their wallets.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 05:41 PM CDT

Missouri Senator Makes New Negative Trump Post After Censure

Missouri Senator Makes New Negative Trump Post After Censure

A Democratic senator from suburban St. Louis who was censured by the Missouri Legislature for a Facebook post that hoped for President Donald Trump's assassination said Thursday that she stands by her new tweet...

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 06:56 PM CDT

DeVos Touts School Choice, STEM for $4B in Grants

DeVos Touts School Choice, STEM for $4B in Grants

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos put forth a new set of priorities Thursday for states, schools and universities competing for federal grant money. The priorities include school choice, science and technology...

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 03:20 PM CDT

Facebook's Sandberg Favors Release of Russia-Linked Ads

Facebook's Sandberg Favors Release of Russia-Linked Ads

A top Facebook executive says ads linked to Russia trying to influence the U.S. presidential election should "absolutely" be released to the public, along with information on whom the ads were targeting. Previ...

 

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