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Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 11:32 AM CST

Holding His Son, Jimmy Kimmel Pleads for Health Care Program

Holding His Son, Jimmy Kimmel Pleads for Health Care Program

Jimmy Kimmel held his baby son as he returned to his late-night show after a week off for the boy's heart surgery. Kimmel was crying from the first moment of his monologue Monday night as he pleaded with...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 06:47 AM CST

5 Things to Watch in Alabama's High Stakes Senate Race

5 Things to Watch in Alabama's High Stakes Senate Race

As Alabama votes to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the choice between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones has taken on outsized significance. Moore has faced allegations of...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 07:11 AM CST

56 Dems Ask House to Investigate Trump Sexual Misconduct

56 Dems Ask House to Investigate Trump Sexual Misconduct

Over 50 Democratic lawmakers on Monday asked the House oversight committee to investigate sexual misconduct allegations made against President Donald Trump. The Democratic Women’s Working Group wrote that...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 01:45 AM CST

Trump on NYC Subway Bombing: 'End Chain Migration'

Trump on NYC Subway Bombing: 'End Chain Migration'

President Donald Trump said in a statement that Monday's underground explosion near Manhattan's Port Authority Bus Terminal "highlights the urgent need for Congress to enact legislative reforms" on immigration....

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 04:25 PM CST

Fate of Young Immigrants Divides Dems on Last-Minute Budget

Fate of Young Immigrants Divides Dems on Last-Minute Budget

For Illinois Rep. Luis Gutierrez, a passionate, liberal Democrat of Puerto Rican descent, there is no more important issue in the year-end budget showdown than protecting from deportation hundreds of thousands...

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 10:35 PM CST

Candidates Up Against the Last Day to File Monday

Candidates Up Against the Last Day to File Monday

Monday was the deadline for candidates to file for next year's election, and 12 candidates are vying to fill the seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Joe Barton.

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 02:58 PM CST

White House Denies Sexual Misconduct Claims Against Trump

White House Denies Sexual Misconduct Claims Against Trump

Three women who have accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct came together on Dec. 11 to share their stories. The White House denied the accusers’ claims.

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 04:51 PM CST

Israel Intercepts Gaza Rocket, Retaliates With Tank Fire

Israel Intercepts Gaza Rocket, Retaliates With Tank Fire

The Israeli military said it intercepted a rocket launched at Israel from the Gaza Strip late Monday, a few hours after Israel bombed Hamas military positions in retaliation for rocket fire earlier in the...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 08:39 AM CST

Mass Shootings Aren't More Frequent, But Are Deadlier: Study

Mass Shootings Aren't More Frequent, But Are Deadlier: Study

It can sometimes seem as though mass shootings are occurring more frequently. Researchers who have been studying such crimes for decades say they aren't, but they have been getting deadlier. In the five...

Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 08:46 PM CST

Pentagon to Allow Transgender People to Enlist in Military

Pentagon to Allow Transgender People to Enlist in Military

Transgender recruits will be allowed to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, the Pentagon said Monday, as President Donald Trump's ordered ban suffered more legal setbacks. The new policy reflects the...

 
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