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Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 02:43 PM CDT

Judge Orders Plane Carrying Deported Mother, Child Returned

Judge Orders Plane Carrying Deported Mother, Child Returned

In a federal courtroom in Washington on Thursday, a federal judge heard about something the Trump administration has just done that clearly angered him. The government, he learned, had just deported an immigrant...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 11:28 PM CDT

EPA Broke Law, Ignored Science on Harmful Pesticide: Court

EPA Broke Law, Ignored Science on Harmful Pesticide: Court

A federal appeals court has ruled that the Trump administration endangered public health by keeping a widely used pesticide on the market despite extensive scientific evidence that even tiny levels of exposure...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 02:18 PM CDT

Fact Check: Trump Tower, Collusion and the Law

Fact Check: Trump Tower, Collusion and the Law

In a recent tweet, President Donald Trump said the Trump Tower meeting between his son, other campaign officials and a Russian attorney connected to the Kremlin, which Trump acknowledged was “to get information...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 02:13 PM CDT

Collins Used Campaign Funds to Pay Legal Bills for Probes

Collins Used Campaign Funds to Pay Legal Bills for Probes

Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., used campaign funds to pay legal bills while he faced investigation for alleged insider trading for more than a year. A federal criminal investigation culminated in his arrest...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 09:41 AM CDT

Why a Tiny Race in Ohio Matters Nationwide

Why a Tiny Race in Ohio Matters Nationwide

A special election for a three-month term to Congress has gripped both parties. Adding to the drama, it’s not clear who won. NBC Bay Area's Scott McGrew explains why it matters beyond the Buckeye state.

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 08:04 PM CDT

Caraway Resignation Letter: 'I Betrayed the Public's Trust'

Caraway Resignation Letter: 'I Betrayed the Public's Trust'

Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway resigns after admitting to taking $450,000 in bribes.

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 12:10 PM CDT

Pence Outlines New 'Space Force' Military Branch

Pence Outlines New 'Space Force' Military Branch

Vice-President Mike Pence outlined plans for a brand new branch of the United States military - the space force. Pence cited President Donald Trump's calls for American dominance in space, pointing to competing...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 05:59 PM CDT

Kavanaugh's Bush White House Role Emerges in Documents

Kavanaugh's Bush White House Role Emerges in Documents

The first documents from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's time in George W. Bush's White House were released Thursday as the Senate begins to review the judge's unusually lengthy public record for...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 07:40 PM CDT

Prosecutors Shift Focus to Fraud Charges in Manafort Trial

Prosecutors Shift Focus to Fraud Charges in Manafort Trial

After three days of dramatic and even salacious testimony in the trial of Paul Manafort, prosecutors on Thursday returned to the nuts and bolts of their case against the former Trump campaign chairman as they...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 01:45 AM CDT

Instead of Tax Cuts, GOP Candidates Motivate With Anxiety

Instead of Tax Cuts, GOP Candidates Motivate With Anxiety

There's a border crisis in Pennsylvania. The radical left is surging in New Jersey. And Nancy Pelosi is a threat to New York. Republican candidates in the nation's premiere midterm battlegrounds have embraced a...

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