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Monday, May 14, 2018 at 06:02 PM CDT

White House Backs Kushner, Blames Hamas for Gaza Violence

White House Backs Kushner, Blames Hamas for Gaza Violence

The White House on Monday blamed Hamas for the deaths of dozens of Palestinians in clashes between protesters and the Israeli military, NBC News reported. The protests on the border between the Palestinian-con...

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 04:49 PM CDT

Watchdog: EPA's Pruitt Demanded 24/7 Armed Security on Day 1

Watchdog: EPA's Pruitt Demanded 24/7 Armed Security on Day 1

An internal watchdog at the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday that Administrator Scott Pruitt demanded and received unprecedented, around-the-clock protection from armed officers on his first day —...

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 09:01 PM CDT

Harry Reid Undergoes Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer

Harry Reid Undergoes Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer

Former Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., was recovering after undergoing surgery Monday at Johns Hopkins Cancer Center in Baltimore to remove a cancerous tumor from his pancreas. Reid, 78, will undergo chemotherapy,...

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 02:16 PM CDT

Aide Behind McCain Remark Dealt With Internally: WH

Aide Behind McCain Remark Dealt With Internally: WH

The White House says the aide who dismissed Sen. John McCain's opposition on President Donald Trump's CIA nominee by saying "he's dying anyway" has been "dealt with internally." That's according to spokesman...

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 01:57 PM CDT

Ex-Trump Staffer Lewandowski to Join Pence Super PAC

Ex-Trump Staffer Lewandowski to Join Pence Super PAC

Corey Lewandowski, fired in 2016 from the Trump presidential campaign, is going to work for Vice President Mike Pence’s political action committee, NBC News reported. The Pence team’s decision to bring in...

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 03:43 PM CDT

Get Your Sticker! Early Voting Underway in Primary Runoff

Get Your Sticker! Early Voting Underway in Primary Runoff

Early voting has begun for the 30-plus races across Texas where no candidate captured 50 percent of the votes cast in crowded fields during the March 6 primary -- forcing runoff races.

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 06:08 PM CDT

Republicans Celebrate Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem

Republicans Celebrate Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem

The opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem attracted more than a dozen Republican members of Congress, two billionaire GOP fundraisers and the president's eldest daughter, putting on a display of political...

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 11:08 AM CDT

Congressional Candidate: 'F--- the NRA'

Congressional Candidate: 'F--- the NRA'

New Mexico candidate for Congress Pat Davis said he was done being polite, using a profanity to take a jab at the National Rifle Association in his television ad. 

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 11:57 AM CDT

Gaza Protests Leave Dozens Dead as US Embassy Opens in Jerusalem

Gaza Protests Leave Dozens Dead as US Embassy Opens in Jerusalem

With more than 40 people dead, Monday’s protest was the deadliest on the Gaza Strip since 2014.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 07:56 AM CDT
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By Nina Lin

Gaza Death Toll Rises Along Israel-Palestine Border Protests

Dozens of protestors, including eight-month-old Leila Anwar Ghandoor, were killed...View gallery

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