Supreme Court bars new refugees in short-term win for Trump Supreme Court bars new refugees in short-term win for Trump
Carmelo Sheppard - Sep 14, 2017
It is impossible to predict by today's ruling how the high court will decide the case being presented next month.
Congress approves bill condemning white supremacy, Charlottesville violence Congress approves bill condemning white supremacy, Charlottesville violence
Harry Marcolis - Sep 13, 2017
The bill, which is in large part a response to the president's blaming of "both sides" for the Charlottesville violence, will be presented to Trump for his signature or veto.
Seattle mayor to step down amid sex abuse allegations Seattle mayor to step down amid sex abuse allegations
Cliff Mooneyham - Sep 13, 2017
Murray was earlier forced to halt his bid for reelection, but had intended to finish out his term, which ends this year, despite some calls for him to step down immediately, the Times said.
UN Security Council approves sanctions against North Korea UN Security Council approves sanctions against North Korea
Harry Marcolis - Sep 13, 2017
According to U.S. officials, the new sanctions would cut North Korea's exports by 90 percent and the export ban would cost the country about $726 million annually.
Supreme Court temporarily restores Trump's travel ban on refugees Supreme Court temporarily restores Trump's travel ban on refugees
Chad Young - Sep 13, 2017
But refugees with formal assurances from resettlement agencies do not have the kind of bona fide connection to the U.S. that would exempt them from the travel ban, argued the Justice Department in its emergency filing with the Supreme Court.
UN: Myanmar engaging in UN: Myanmar engaging in "textbook" example of ethnic cleansing
Joseph Scalise - Sep 13, 2017
Myanmar's government is waging an all-out genocide against the Rohingya population of Rakhine state, said Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, the United Nations' top human rights official.
Myanmar rejects rebels' ceasefire offer, steps up counter-insurgency operations Myanmar rejects rebels' ceasefire offer, steps up counter-insurgency operations
Josh Curlee - Sep 11, 2017
Myanmar refused to accept a ceasefire offer Sunday from militant Rohingya forces, which had asked for a month-long pause in combat so that aid could arrive to displaced populations in the war-torn state of Rakhine.
Prosecutors seek to revoke Martin Shkreli's bail after threatening comments Prosecutors seek to revoke Martin Shkreli's bail after threatening comments
Ed Mason - Sep 11, 2017
Federal prosecutors on Thursday asked the judge who presided over Martin Shkreli's trial for securities fraud to revoke the $5 million bond posted by the so-called 'Pharma bro' and lock him up.
Senate Appropriations Committee approves UN climate-change funding that Trump had axed Senate Appropriations Committee approves UN climate-change funding that Trump had axed
Kara Menard - Sep 11, 2017
However, when Senate Appropriations passed a bill authorizing $51 billion in spending on the State Department and international operations, it included an amendment to restore funding for the UN climate-change initiatives.
Appeals court hands Trump another defeat on travel ban Appeals court hands Trump another defeat on travel ban
Ian Marsh - Sep 11, 2017
The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals handed President Trump another judicial defeat Thursday when it denied the administration's request to restrict travel to the United States by more foreigners from six mostly Muslim nations.
Trump Jr. says he met with Russian lawyer to assess Clinton's 'fitness' for office Trump Jr. says he met with Russian lawyer to assess Clinton's 'fitness' for office
Cliff Mooneyham - Sep 11, 2017
The president's son also said he had meant to consult with his attorneys before using any information obtained from Ms. Veselnitskaya.
Mueller enlists IRS to aid Russia-Trump investigation Mueller enlists IRS to aid Russia-Trump investigation
Wilson Soto - Sep 04, 2017
The IRS also has access to Trump's IRS records--which Trump has consistently resisted disclosing to the public.
Defense Secretary Mattis says transgender troops can serve, pending study Defense Secretary Mattis says transgender troops can serve, pending study
Ian Marsh - Sep 01, 2017
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis announced Tuesday that transgender troops can continue to serve in the military pending the results of a study.
Pentagon is accused of issuing misleading numbers of U.S. troops deployed to combat Pentagon is accused of issuing misleading numbers of U.S. troops deployed to combat
Laurel Kornfeld - Aug 31, 2017
Obama assigned Iraq and Syria force-management levels of 5,200 each. Recent reports conclude that there are really 7,000 U.S. troops in Iraq.
CareSource ensures that every county in the United States will have an Obamacare option CareSource ensures that every county in the United States will have an Obamacare option
Ed Mason - Aug 27, 2017
Every county in the United States will now have at least one Obamacare-approved insurer providing coverage to its residents starting next year, according to healthcare-management company CareSource.
Petition to have White House label Antifa a Petition to have White House label Antifa a "terrorist organization" tops 100,000 signatures
Jose Jefferies - Aug 24, 2017
A petition calling on President Trump to officially designate the Antifa movement now has enough signatures to get a formal presidential review.
University of Texas-Austin takes down Confederate statues overnight University of Texas-Austin takes down Confederate statues overnight
Jackie Flores - Aug 23, 2017
Following the example of the city of Baltimore last week, the University of Texas at Austin has taken down three Confederate statues in the dead of night.
World War II ship missing for 72 years turns up in the Pacific World War II ship missing for 72 years turns up in the Pacific
Jose Jefferies - Aug 23, 2017
The expedition traveled in a research vessel belonging to Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, who had personally outfitted it with scanning technology capable to searching more than 19,000 feet beneath the ocean surface.
Trump dumps Steve Bannon Trump dumps Steve Bannon
Jeremy Morrow - Aug 22, 2017
Bannon's dismissal is the latest in a series of White House departures and staff shakeups since July.
Syria fighters predict U.S. force will stay in Syria for Syria fighters predict U.S. force will stay in Syria for "decades"
Jeremy Morrow - Aug 22, 2017
There is no quick exit out of Syria for the United States, in the eyes of local militias whom the U.S. military is supporting in their fights against both Islamic extremists and the Assad regime.
White nationalists to rally in Lexington, Kentucky, against removing Confederate monuments White nationalists to rally in Lexington, Kentucky, against removing Confederate monuments
Rick Docksai - Aug 19, 2017
Matthew Heimbach, Traditionalist Worker Party chairman, said that the rally does not have a set date yet but that they wish to have it "sooner rather than later."