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Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 05:46 PM EDT

Bernie Sanders Unveils Plan to Overhaul Public Education

Bernie Sanders Unveils Plan to Overhaul Public Education

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders wants to suspend taxpayer funding of new charter schools and ban those that are for-profit as part of his plan to overhaul public education that he released on...

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 05:35 PM EDT

In Clash With Congress, Weak Legal Case May Still Help Trump

In Clash With Congress, Weak Legal Case May Still Help Trump

For all of President Donald Trump's talk of winning, his lawyers are using a legal argument that many scholars say is a pretty sure loser as his team tries to defy congressional attempts to investigate him. Yet...

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 05:15 PM EDT

Female Lawmakers Speak About Rapes as Abortion Bills Advance

Female Lawmakers Speak About Rapes as Abortion Bills Advance

For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina's...

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 05:02 PM EDT

Biden Rejecting Democrats' Anger in Call for National Unity

Biden Rejecting Democrats' Anger in Call for National Unity

His party may be enraged by Donald Trump's presidency, but Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted Saturday that Democrats will not defeat the Republican president if they pick an angry nominee. F...

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 06:18 AM EDT

Step by Step: Democrats Play the Long Game Against Trump

Step by Step: Democrats Play the Long Game Against Trump

First came the sternly worded letters. Then the subpoenas. Now the votes to hold Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress. As House Democrats plod ahead investigating President Donald Trump,...

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 02:06 AM EDT

Stormy Daniels Agrees to Dismiss Lawsuit

Stormy Daniels Agrees to Dismiss Lawsuit

Porn actress Stormy Daniels has agreed to dismiss a lawsuit that accused her former lawyer of colluding with President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, to have her deny having an affair with...

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 01:42 PM EDT

US: Iran Military Could Misidentify Airliners Amid Tension

US: Iran Military Could Misidentify Airliners Amid Tension

Commercial airliners flying over the Persian Gulf risk being targeted by "miscalculation or misidentification" from the Iranian military amid heightened tensions between the Islamic Republic and the U.S.,...

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 07:51 PM EDT

Multiple States Pass Abortion Laws, Confusion Ensues

Multiple States Pass Abortion Laws, Confusion Ensues

As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, confusion is swirling about what exactly that means for women.

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 07:37 PM EDT

Fact Check: Trump's Energy Errors

Fact Check: Trump's Energy Errors

President Donald Trump clearly supports the oil and gas industry, but he made several false and misleading boasts about his impact on the energy sector. The president suggested that a change in federal...

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 07:09 PM EDT

U.S. Officials: 'Highly Likely' Iran Carried Out Tanker Attacks

U.S. Officials: 'Highly Likely' Iran Carried Out Tanker Attacks

A U.S. assessment determined it is "highly likely" that Iran was behind the attacks on four tankers last weekend, according to three U.S. officials familiar with the findings. The U.S. has evidence, including...

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