National Politics

Rhode Island may force presidential candidates to release taxes

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The Senate voted 33-3 in favor of the measure. A House version has been held in a committee.Read more

In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation

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But the president added the "zero tolerance" policy will continue.Read more

Crying children fill 'tender age' shelters

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The Associated Press has learned...Read more

South Korea leader urges denuclearization steps from North

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South Korea's president urged North Korea on Wednesday to present a plan with concrete steps toward denuclearization, raising the pressure on its leader, Kim Jong Un,...Read more

US leaving UN's Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel bias

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The United States is leaving the United Nations' Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley called "an organization that is not worthy of its name." It's the...Read more

AMA calls for an end to border separations

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The largest U.S. doctors' group, the American Medical Association, is urging the Trump administration to end promptly the practice of separating children from their...Read more

No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

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Trump administration officials say they have no clear plan yet on how to reunite the thousands of children separated from their families at the border since the...Read more

Trump: "You have to take the children away" while parents are prosecuted

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The administration continues to grapple with the specter of children being taken from their parents as it faces a nationwide outcry over the "zero tolerance" policy of...Read more

All 5 first ladies speak out on family separations at border

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Mrs. Trump did not go as far as some of her predecessors, though, and criticize the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy that has led to the separations.Read more

Biden to visit Ohio to raise money for governor candidate

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Biden endorsed Richard Cordray after he won the nomination last month and touted Cordray's work at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.Read more

Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

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​Ambassador Nikki Haley says that if the council does reform, the United States "would be happy to rejoin."Read more

John McCain slams family separation policy as an "affront" to American decency

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Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, lashed out against the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy tweeting the administration's policy should be rescinded immediately.Read more

In death, young man is at forefront of US-North Korea drama

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Otto Warmbier's legacy is still being written a year after his death.Read more

U.S., South Korea nix "war game" in name of "momentum"

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South Korea on Tuesday presented a united front with the United States on a decision to call off a major military drill,Read more

Trump defiant despite rising outrage over border separations

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An unapologetic President Donald Trump defended his administration's border-protection policies in the face of rising national outrage over the forced separation of...Read more

Global stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

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Global stock markets fell Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on an additional...Read more