National News

(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 5:48 pm
Unbowed by mounting bipartisan criticism of a policy that separates some immigrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, Trump says, "I say it's very strongly the Democrats' fault," calling Congressional Democrats "obstructionists."
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Family Separation
Courtney Sacco/Caller-Times via USA TODAY NETWORK
June 18, 2018 - 10:01 am
First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides of the aisle" can reform the nation's immigration laws, according to a statement from her office. Former First lady Laura Bush calling the separation policy "cruel" and "immoral" and said "it breaks my...
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Elderly couple in a hospital room.
June 16, 2018 - 11:38 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A state appeals court has reinstated — at least for now — California's law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives. The Fourth District Court of Appeals in Riverside issued an immediate stay Friday putting the End of Life Option back into effect. The court also gave...
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(Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP)
June 15, 2018 - 7:32 pm
Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries, according to Department of Homeland Security figures obtained Friday by The Associated Press.
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Paul Manafort
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
June 15, 2018 - 4:54 pm
Paul Manafort was ordered into custody Friday after a federal judge revoked his house arrest, citing newly filed obstruction of justice charges.
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Florida Roller Coaster Rescue
Daytona Beach Fire Department
June 15, 2018 - 9:26 am
Six people have been taken to a hospital after a roller coaster in Florida derailed, leaving some riders dangling 34 feet above the ground. Two fell from the ride.
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 Former FBI Director James Comey
Oliver Contreras/Sipa USA
June 14, 2018 - 12:51 pm
The Justice Department's watchdog delivered a stinging rebuke Thursday to the FBI and former Director James Comey for their handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, but the report does not conclude Comey's actions were motivated by political bias or a preference for Clinton over Donald...
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
June 13, 2018 - 8:13 pm
CBS News reported Wednesday evening that two of the most visible members of the Trump administration are planning their departures – in the latest sign of upheaval in a White House marked by turmoil.
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President Trump
Olivier Douliery/ Sipa USA
June 13, 2018 - 7:31 pm
Following the Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, two Norwegian lawmakers have nominated President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize.
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Rep. Joe Crowley
Yuri Gripas/Pool/Sipa Press/0805072142
June 13, 2018 - 4:20 pm
U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley (D-New York) collapsed Wednesday afternoon in Washington, D.C.
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