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Feeling Your Pain: Presidents Tread Tricky Disaster Politics

Feeling Your Pain: Presidents Tread Tricky Disaster Politics

The politics of natural disasters can be tricky for a president. Long before President Donald Trump tossed paper towels to storm-stricken Puerto Ricans and denied Hurricane Maria's official death toll, his...

2 hours ago

Trump: 'Hard' to Imagine Anything Happened With Kavanaugh

Trump: 'Hard' to Imagine Anything Happened With Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump said Wednesday the White House and Republican supporters of Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination would have to "make a decision" on going forward if the woman accusing him of a...

6 hours ago

Koreas Strike Nuclear Site Deal, With US Condition

Koreas Strike Nuclear Site Deal, With US Condition

North and South Korea reached a deal to shut down North Korea’s main nuclear site - on one condition.

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 09:07 AM EDT

Dark Money Groups Will Have to Disclose Their Donors

Dark Money Groups Will Have to Disclose Their Donors

Dark money groups will be required to disclose the identities of some anonymous donors after the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stop a lower court's ruling from taking effect. Crossroads GPS, a...

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 07:16 AM EDT

Colleagues of Kavanaugh Accuser Ford Point to Her Integrity

Colleagues of Kavanaugh Accuser Ford Point to Her Integrity

Her studies first brought her West, but for Christine Margaret Blasey Ford, the move to California proved a way to leave behind what had gone wrong in her teenage years in the patrician suburbs of Washington,...

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 01:32 AM EDT

Senate Backs Bill to Avert Shutdown, Boost Military Spending

Senate Backs Bill to Avert Shutdown, Boost Military Spending

The Senate on Tuesday approved a wide-ranging, $854 billion bill that funds the military and a host of civilian agencies for the next year and provides a short-term fix to keep the government open through early...

6 hours ago

Kim Agrees to Dismantle Main Nuke Site — With a Condition

Kim Agrees to Dismantle Main Nuke Site — With a Condition

The leaders of North and South Korea announced a wide range of agreements Wednesday which they said were a major step toward peace on the Korean Peninsula. But the premier pledge on denuclearization contained a...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 10:15 PM EDT

US-China Trade War Could Soon Pose a Serious Economic Threat

US-China Trade War Could Soon Pose a Serious Economic Threat

Seeking better-skilled workers, Cedar Electronics decided last year to return some of its manufacturing to the United States from the Philippines, only to run smack into a worsening U.S.-China trade war. Cedar...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 10:14 PM EDT

Trump Rolls Back Pollution Rules for Drilling on US Lands

Trump Rolls Back Pollution Rules for Drilling on US Lands

The Trump administration rolled back an Obama-era rule meant to curb climate-changing pollution on Tuesday, easing restrictions on energy companies that allow huge volumes of natural gas to escape after drilling...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 05:48 PM EDT

Trump 'Feels Terribly' For Kavanaugh

Trump 'Feels Terribly' For Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he "feels terribly" for Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his family. The Senate is trying to schedule a hearing to hear from Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who...

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