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Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 08:49 PM EDT

House Democrats Make Deal to See Mueller Files on Trump

House Democrats Make Deal to See Mueller Files on Trump

The House expects to receive the first files of underlying evidence from Robert Mueller's report soon, after a sudden shift by the Justice Department as Democrats weigh impeachment proceedings against President...

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 08:24 PM EDT

DeVos, Unions Drive Democratic Candidates to Back Away From Charter Schools

DeVos, Unions Drive Democratic Candidates to Back Away From Charter Schools

Charter schools — a type of public school that is independently operated and whose staff is often non-unionized — have long been a divisive issue within Democratic circles. Now, they're increasingly falling out...

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 07:48 PM EDT

Central American Migrants Say Deal Doesn't Dash Asylum Hopes

Central American Migrants Say Deal Doesn't Dash Asylum Hopes

At the small migrant Juventud 2000 shelter near the border, a Honduran expressed disappointment Sunday over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively curtail migration from Central...

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 06:46 PM EDT

Senators Hope to Force Vote on Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

Senators Hope to Force Vote on Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

Opposition to President Donald Trump's Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introduced more legislation aimed at blocking the sale of weapons to the...

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 05:14 PM EDT

Jimmy Carter, After Hip Surgery, Back Teaching Sunday School

Jimmy Carter, After Hip Surgery, Back Teaching Sunday School

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter talked about his recent health setback and his conversation with President Donald Trump, as he returned to teaching Sunday school in Georgia for the first time since breaking...

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 09:52 PM EDT

Democratic Candidates Take Veiled Swipes at Biden in Iowa

Democratic Candidates Take Veiled Swipes at Biden in Iowa

Joe Biden was not in the banquet hall for the Iowa Democratic Party's blockbuster fundraiser on Sunday where 19 of his party's presidential candidates spoke. But he was present in the veiled criticism from...

Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 08:34 AM EDT

Trump Defends Mexico Deal as Criticism Continues

Trump Defends Mexico Deal as Criticism Continues

With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of his Democratic challengers for the White House criticized him for overselling a deal...

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 01:35 PM EDT

Mexico: Country Has 'Dignity Intact' After US Tariff Deal

Mexico: Country Has 'Dignity Intact' After US Tariff Deal

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he was reluctantly prepared to slap retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods if negotiators in Washington had failed to strike a deal, addressing a boisterous...

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 02:59 PM EDT

Case Opened: Democrats Begin Public Airing of Mueller Report

Case Opened: Democrats Begin Public Airing of Mueller Report

President Donald Trump says it's "case closed." But Democrats are just getting started with Robert Mueller. House Democrats have scheduled a series of hearings this coming week on the special counsel's...

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 at 10:12 AM EDT

G-20 Finance Officials Pledge to Protect Global Growth

G-20 Finance Officials Pledge to Protect Global Growth

Finance ministers and central bank chiefs from the Group of 20 major economies wrapped up a meeting in Japan on Sunday with a pledge to use all the policies they can to protect global growth from disruptions due...

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