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Fri, 13 Dec 2019 18:14:15 -0500
American Samoans' Citizenship Status Still In Limbo After Judge Issues Stay
After ruling on Thursday that anyone born in American Samoa should be recognized as a U.S. citizen, the same judge on Friday decided to put the order on hold until the issue is resolved on appeal.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 17:48:00 -0500
This Grieving Family Wants The U.S. To Designate Mexican Cartels As Terrorists
Relatives of nine American women and children who were brutally killed in Mexico last month were in Washington this week to tell their story. They want the U.S. to go after drug cartels.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 17:00:58 -0500
How Boise's Fight Over Homelessness Is Rippling Across The West Coast
Cities in the West that are dealing with an explosion of homelessness are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling that limits camping bans in public parks and right of ways.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 16:51:00 -0500
Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Trump Subpoena Cases
The decision sets the stage for a battle over whether a president can defy congressional and grand jury subpoena power.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 16:45:17 -0500
Algeria Elects A New President In Controversial Election
Amid huge protests and a boycott, five candidates with links to the Bouteflika regime squared off and former Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune came out ahead.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 15:19:43 -0500
7 Democrats Qualify For December Primary Debate
Democrats had one of the most diverse fields of candidates ever to run for president, but that won't be fully represented onstage this month.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 14:28:51 -0500
All 7 Democratic Candidates Scheduled To Debate Threaten To Skip Over Labor Dispute
Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and others say they won't attend next week's debate at Loyola Marymount University unless a subcontractor negotiates with striking culinary workers.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 13:22:13 -0500
FCC Approves Plan For 3-Digit Suicide Prevention Number Similar To 911
The Federal Communications Commission unanimously OK'd the proposal, which would allow callers in crisis to reach a national mental health support network simply by dialing 988.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 12:52:51 -0500
On His Way Out, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin Pardons Murderers, Rapists, Hundreds More
In one case that has drawn particular attention, he pardoned a murderer whose family raised big money to pay off Bevin's campaign debt.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 12:00:51 -0500
The U.S. Concealed Carry Association Woos NRA Members With A Focus On Family
The U.S. Concealed Carry Association is trying to reach 1 million members by using a different message from that of the NRA. Instead of "from my cold, dead hands," USCCA uses "protect the family."
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 10:42:54 -0500
U.S.-China Trade Deal Phase 1 Is Here; December Tariffs Are Scrapped
China says the deal would cover intellectual property protections and currency manipulation, but no details have been released.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 10:02:00 -0500
In Sri Lanka, China's Building Spree Is Raising Questions About Sovereignty
A Chinese state-owned operator took control of a port on a 99-year lease after Sri Lanka defaulted on its loans. An adviser to Sri Lanka's president said the government wants China to "give it back."
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 09:30:21 -0500
House Judiciary Committee Approves 2 Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump
After an abrupt end to a contentious day of debate, the panel reconvened Friday morning to pass the articles on party-line votes. The full House of Representatives is expected to vote next week.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 05:08:00 -0500
Giuliani: The Lawyer At The Center Of The Ukraine Affair, And The Path That Led There
A look back at the career of a central figure in the Ukraine affair: Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 05:08:00 -0500
A Father's Advice: The Choice To Start A Family Is 'An Act Of Hope'
Jessica Kibblewhite wonders whether it makes sense to bring a child into a world that seems broken and scary. At StoryCorps, her dad helps her find clarity with advice about humanity.