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Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 07:15 PM EDT

Veteran Homelessness: Trump's Budget Could Hurt Efforts

Veteran Homelessness: Trump's Budget Could Hurt Efforts

The push to end homelessness among veterans would suffer without the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, which is up for elimination under President Donald Trump's proposed budget, nonprofits and local...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 06:39 PM EDT

House Votes in Favor of Blocking Online Privacy Regulation

House Votes in Favor of Blocking Online Privacy Regulation

The House of Representatives approved a measure on Tuesday that would keep the Federal Communications Commission from enforcing rules passed last year that would ban internet, cable and mobile providers from...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 04:07 PM EDT

Trump Rolls Back Obama-Era Climate Measures

Trump Rolls Back Obama-Era Climate Measures

Declaring "the start of a new era" in energy production, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that he said would revive the coal industry and create jobs. The move makes good on his campaign...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 09:44 PM EDT

Head of Trump-Russia Probe Under Fire, Won't Step Down

Head of Trump-Russia Probe Under Fire, Won't Step Down

Potential White House entanglement in Congress' investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election brought new cries of protest from Democrats on Tuesday as fresh political allegations clouded the probe. D...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 05:24 PM EDT

Trump's Early Moves on Education Draw Concern, Praise

Trump's Early Moves on Education Draw Concern, Praise

The nomination of Betsy DeVos, a school choice advocate, as Education secretary, was a signal from President Donald Trump that he was going to shake up public education. On Monday, Trump moved to roll back...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 02:31 PM EDT

Sessions Threatens Federal Funding for Sanctuary Cities in WH Briefing

Sessions Threatens Federal Funding for Sanctuary Cities in WH Briefing

 Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a warning to sanctuary cities in a Monday White House briefing, threatening to pull federal funding for states and cities that do not follow federal code on illegal...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:38 AM EDT

US-backed Fighters to Pause Military Action Near Syria Dam

US-backed Fighters to Pause Military Action Near Syria Dam

U.S.-backed forces in northern Syria said Monday they will pause military operations near a major dam held by ISIS in order to allow engineers to fix any problems after conflicting reports about its stability....

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:15 AM EDT

On Muslims' Agenda: Fight US Proposals to Ban Sharia Law

 On Muslims' Agenda: Fight US Proposals to Ban Sharia Law

Muslims complain they're frivolous bills meant to spread fears and sow suspicion of their religion in a nation divided. But supporters of state proposals to prevent Islamic code from being used in American...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 08:07 PM EDT

Nunes Met Source for Trump Monitoring Claim at WH Grounds

Nunes Met Source for Trump Monitoring Claim at WH Grounds

The day before Rep. Devin Nunes claimed Trump Tower may have been caught up in United States surveillance efforts during the transition period, the House Intelligence Committee chairman was on White House...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 10:40 AM EDT

Family of US Man Killed in London Attack Thanks Well-Wishers

Family of US Man Killed in London Attack Thanks Well-Wishers

The family of an American slain in last week's attack in London expressed gratitude Monday for the kindness of strangers as they insisted some good would come from the tragedy. Kurt W. Cochran from Utah was on...

Community Shred Set for March 25
Community Shred Set for March 25
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