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Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 03:23 PM EDT

Supreme Court to Hear Case on Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Supreme Court to Hear Case on Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The Supreme Court is stepping into a yearslong, politically charged fight over the federal consumer finance watchdog agency that was created in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. The justices agreed Friday...

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 09:56 AM EDT

Mattis Responds to Trump With Bones Spurs Burn

Mattis Responds to Trump With Bones Spurs Burn

Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis took the stage at the annual Alfred E. Smith dinner in New York City to crack-wise after President Donald Trump called him an "overrated general".

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 07:06 AM EDT

Most Overrated? Mattis Laughs Off Trump Barb at Charity Gala

Most Overrated? Mattis Laughs Off Trump Barb at Charity Gala

Former U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis is laughing off an insult hurled at him by President Donald Trump. Speaking at a New York charity event Thursday the day after Trump demeaned him as "the world's most...

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 02:45 AM EDT

Trump Hails Syria Cease-Fire After Playing Role in Crisis

Trump Hails Syria Cease-Fire After Playing Role in Crisis

President Donald Trump framed the U.S.-brokered cease-fire deal with Turkey as "a great day for civilization" but its effect was largely to mitigate a foreign policy crisis widely seen to be of his own...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 08:48 PM EDT

Civil Rights Groups Slam RNC for 'Fraudulent' Census Mailers

Civil Rights Groups Slam RNC for 'Fraudulent' Census Mailers

Civil rights groups Thursday blasted the Republican National Committee, claiming the group violated federal law and is trying to sow confusion after it mailed imitation census forms meant to mimic the real...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 08:34 PM EDT

Sitting Down With Amy Klobuchar in NH

Sitting Down With Amy Klobuchar in NH

Sen. Amy Klobuchar caught up with NBC10 Boston during a campaign stop in Manchester.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 08:25 PM EDT

Honduran President's Brother a Drug Trafficker: Prosecutor

Honduran President's Brother a Drug Trafficker: Prosecutor

The brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez created "state-sponsored" drug trafficking by corrupting the country's politics to protect drug dealers, a prosecutor told a jury during closing arguments...

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 12:34 AM EDT

NYC Lawmakers Approve Plan to Close Rikers Island by 2026

NYC Lawmakers Approve Plan to Close Rikers Island by 2026

New York City lawmakers moved a step closer to closing Rikers Island, a massive jail complex notorious for violence and dysfunction that is increasingly seen as a relic. The City Council voted Thursday...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 07:30 PM EDT

2 Plead Not Guilty to Conspiring With Giuliani Associates

2 Plead Not Guilty to Conspiring With Giuliani Associates<br /><br />

Two businessmen pleaded not guilty Thursday to conspiring with associates of Rudy Giuliani to make illegal campaign contributions, as a prosecutor said evidence includes data from over 50 bank accounts and...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 10:08 PM EDT

Energy Secretary Perry Says He Is Resigning by Year's End

Energy Secretary Perry Says He Is Resigning by Year's End

Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced Thursday that he will leave his job by the end of the year, saying that under President Donald Trump the nation is nearing energy independence. Perry's long-rumored...

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