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Majority of  Democrats Want Immigration Policy Reform, Not Open Borders Immigration
Majority of Democrats Want Immigration Policy Reform, Not Open Borders
2019-09-05 20:49:51
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - When it comes to opposition talking points, the myth that Democrats advocate for "open borders" is both the most preposterous -- and persistent -- assertion of the still-young 2020 campaign season. Even Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., a self-described... Read More

Defying Prime Minister, UK Lawmakers Pass Bill to Block No-Deal Brexit Foreign Affairs
Defying Prime Minister, UK Lawmakers Pass Bill to Block No-Deal Brexit

Britain’s messy, drawn-out exit from the European Union — Brexit — has already toppled two prime ministers. Now the tenure of a third leader, Boris Johnson, is hanging by a thread, and there’s new uncertainty over when and how the... Read More

Walmart to Stop Selling Handgun Ammunition: Small Risk, Big Statement Business
Walmart to Stop Selling Handgun Ammunition: Small Risk, Big Statement

Walmart Inc. will phase out sales of ammunition for handguns and short-barrel rifles, eliminating a small chunk of its sales to make a big political statement. The decision, announced Tuesday, also shows the growing power of shoppers who want companies’... Read More

Ted Cruz Takes ‘Deep State’ Gospel to Establishment Washington In The News
Ted Cruz Takes ‘Deep State’ Gospel to Establishment Washington

WASHINGTON — During a quick swing through Washington, Sen. Ted Cruz took time Tuesday to tout his belief that the so-called deep state within the Treasury and State departments is working to confound the Trump administration’s efforts to end the... Read More

Soil Health Can Combat Climate Change From the Ground Up Environment
Soil Health Can Combat Climate Change From the Ground Up

WASHINGTON — Five months after devastating spring flooding across the Midwest, farms along the Missouri River remain under water. This summer, severe drought has hit patches of Texas and Oklahoma. Areas of the West and Southeast are abnormally dry. As... Read More

An 11-Year-Old on the Run for Fatally Shooting a Teenage Girl Was Killed by His Own Gang, in a Story That Shocked the Nation 25 Years Ago In The News
An 11-Year-Old on the Run for Fatally Shooting a Teenage Girl Was Killed by His Own Gang, in a Story That Shocked the Nation 25 Years Ago

CHICAGO — There was a moment when it appeared 11-year-old Robert “Yummy” Sandifer might escape with his life. Standing just 4-foot-6 and weighing only 68 pounds, he was an unlikely triggerman for the Black Disciples street gang and was on... Read More

Trump Administration Appears to Violate Law in Forcing Asylum-Seekers Back to Mexico, Officials Warn Immigration
Trump Administration Appears to Violate Law in Forcing Asylum-Seekers Back to Mexico, Officials Warn

MEXICALI, Mexico — From the roadside, Oswaldo Ortiz-Luna offered a box of candy to the cars idling in the golden dust of northern Mexico. His wife hawked another box of sweets farther up the line of traffic, perching their 18-month-old... Read More

Ginsburg Slams Partisan Gerrymandering Before Record Book Fest Audience Supreme Court
Ginsburg Slams Partisan Gerrymandering Before Record Book Fest Audience
2019-09-03 15:48:43
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday told a record crowd that had turned out to see her at the National Book Festival that "something needs to be done about partisan gerrymandering." Ginsburg was responding to... Read More

Ginsburg Seeks to Dispel Concerns After Latest Bout With Cancer: 'I Am Alive' Supreme Court
Ginsburg Seeks to Dispel Concerns After Latest Bout With Cancer: 'I Am Alive'
2019-09-03 15:43:10
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday sought to dispel concerns over her health after a recent bout with cancer, telling a crowd of 4,000 at the National Book Festival that she's looking forward to the upcoming Supreme Court... Read More

US Unleashes Military to Fight Fake News, Disinformation In The News
US Unleashes Military to Fight Fake News, Disinformation

LONDON — Fake news and social media posts are such a threat to U.S. security that the Defense Department is launching a project to repel “large-scale, automated disinformation attacks,” as the top Republican in Congress blocks efforts to protect the... Read More

Presidential Contenders Want Social Networks to Crack Down on White Nationalism Political News
Presidential Contenders Want Social Networks to Crack Down on White Nationalism

The gunman who killed 20 people in El Paso, Texas, posted his white supremacist manifesto on the right-wing forum 8chan. The man who massacred 51 people at a Christchurch, New Zealand, mosque streamed video of the attack live on Facebook.... Read More

'Stationary' Hurricane Dorian Leaves 5 Dead in Bahamas In The News
'Stationary' Hurricane Dorian Leaves 5 Dead in Bahamas

MIAMI — In 24 hours, Hurricane Dorian has inched a mere 70 miles. In that time, the deadly storm razed parts of the northern Bahamas, set records as a ferocious Category 5 hurricane and took at least five lives, according... Read More

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