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Trump Declares National Emergency to Build Border Wall

Thai Party Fields Transgender Candidate for Prime Minister

By Alan Fram, Catherine Lucey and Zeke Miller |
Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump announced Friday he was declaring a national emergency to fulfill his pl...

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Disgraced Ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner Released from Prison

Disgraced Ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner Released from Prison

Feb 17
Disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison in Massachusetts. The New York Democrat, a once-rising star who also ran for mayor, was convicted of having illicit online contact with a 15-year-old North Carolina girl.

Marco Rubio Warns Venezuelan Soldiers to Let Aid Enter

Marco Rubio Warns Venezuelan Soldiers to Let Aid Enter

Feb 17
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is warning Venezuelan soldiers that they would commit a "crime against humanity" if they block the entry of U.S. aid that is being channeled through rivals of socialist President Nicolas Maduro.

Tradition of Nonpartisan Selection of Judges May End in Iowa

Tradition of Nonpartisan Selection of Judges May End in Iowa

By David Pitt and Scott McFetridge | Feb 17
Iowa lawmakers are moving to change how judges are chosen after being repeatedly frustrated by court rulings on topics like gay marriage and abortion.

Polish PM Cancels Israel Visit Amid New Holocaust Tensions

Polish PM Cancels Israel Visit Amid New Holocaust Tensions

Feb 17
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki canceled his plans to attend a meeting of central European leaders in Israel starting Monday amid new tensions over how Polish behavior during the Holocaust is remembered and characterized.

White House Indicates Trump to Veto Disapproval of Emergency

White House Indicates Trump to Veto Disapproval of Emergency

By Zeke Miller | Feb 17
A top adviser to President Donald Trump indicated Sunday that Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove of his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Early-Voting States Are Focus for Democrats in 2020 Contest

Early-Voting States Are Focus for Democrats in 2020 Contest

By Elana Schor | Feb 17
Democratic presidential candidates are courting voters in states with influential early roles in the 2020 primary as the busy pace of campaigning over the holiday weekend shows that the contest to challenge President Donald Trump is fully underway.

Don Cheadle Sports Political Shirts As He Hosts 'SNL'

Don Cheadle Sports Political Shirts As He Hosts 'SNL'

Feb 17
The actor sported a T-shirt that said "Protect Trans Kids" as he introduced musical guest Gary Clark Jr.

Canadian Swimmer's Video Goes Viral... But Not for his Diving

Canadian Swimmer's Video Goes Viral... But Not for his Diving

Feb 17
Since being posted earlier this month a video of Canadian swimmer has gone viral with nearly 1,000,000 views on YouTube. But it is not because of his diving prowess

Transgender Bathroom Ban May End, but Transcript Irks Teen

Transgender Bathroom Ban May End, but Transcript Irks Teen

Feb 17
For nearly four years, Gavin Grimm has been suing his former school district after it banned him from using the boys bathrooms in high school.

France's Yellow Vests Mark 3 Months Amid Racist Tensions

France's Yellow Vests Mark 3 Months Amid Racist Tensions

Feb 17
Paris authorities opened an investigation Sunday into anti-Semitic remarks hurled at a noted philosopher during a yellow vest protest in the capital, an incident that raised national concerns about the movement's ascendant radical fringe.

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