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Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 01:24 PM EDT

5 FACTS: Beto O'Rourke

5 FACTS: Beto O'Rourke

Here are five things to know about Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke.

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 11:38 AM EDT

Undone by Brexit, May Steps Down as Conservative Leader

Undone by Brexit, May Steps Down as Conservative Leader

British Prime Minister Theresa May formally stepped down as Conservative Party leader on Friday, defeated by the Brexit conundrum. May's three years at the helm ended not with a bang but a whimper: The party...

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 04:49 AM EDT

UK's Brexit Party Narrowly Defeated in Key Electoral Test

UK's Brexit Party Narrowly Defeated in Key Electoral Test

Britain's upstart Brexit Party failed in its first attempt to win a seat in Parliament, narrowly losing early Friday to the left-of-center Labour Party in a special election. Labour candidate Lisa Forbes won...

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 04:42 AM EDT

US Commander Says Mideast Buildup Prompted Iran 'Step Back'

US Commander Says Mideast Buildup Prompted Iran 'Step Back'

Iran has chosen to "step back and recalculate" after making preparations for an apparent attack against U.S. forces in the Persian Gulf region, but it is too early to conclude the threat is gone, the top...

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 02:07 AM EDT

Biden Now Says He Opposes Ban on Federal Money for Abortion

Biden Now Says He Opposes Ban on Federal Money for Abortion

After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care...

Thursday, Jun 6, 2019 at 07:35 PM EDT

5 FACTS: Bernie Sanders

5 FACTS: Bernie Sanders

Here are five things to know about Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders.

Thursday, Jun 6, 2019 at 09:32 PM EDT

US Opens New Mass Shelter in Texas for Migrant Children

US Opens New Mass Shelter in Texas for Migrant Children

The federal government is opening a new mass facility to hold migrant children in Texas and considering detaining hundreds more youths on three military bases around the country, adding a total of 3,000 new beds...

Thursday, Jun 6, 2019 at 05:27 PM EDT

5 Facts: Elizabeth Warren

5 Facts: Elizabeth Warren

Here are five things to know about Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren.

Thursday, Jun 6, 2019 at 09:48 PM EDT

President Trump Signs Long-Delayed $19.1B Disaster Aid Bill

President Trump Signs Long-Delayed $19.1B Disaster Aid Bill

President Donald Trump has signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill aimed at helping communities across the country bounce back from hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and fires. Trump tweeted a photo of himself...

Thursday, Jun 6, 2019 at 03:38 PM EDT

Arkansas Police Confirm Dead Body is Former State Lawmaker

Arkansas Police Confirm Dead Body is Former State Lawmaker

On Thursday, Arkansas authorities confirmed that the identity of a body found outside of a former Republican state lawmaker's house in Pocahontas is Linda Collins-Smith. While police have not yet provided a...

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