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Jacquie Cadorette
April 10, 2019 - 1:49 pm
We’re still not sure why Mercury is seemingly always in retrograde, but for now, we can shelf that issue, as many of our black hole questions can be answered as of today. The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), which is a series of eight, ground-based radio telescopes positioned around the globe, has...
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In his first appearance on Capitol Hill since taking office, and amid intense speculation over his review of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report, Attorney General William Barr appears before a House Appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Barr says he will release a redacted version of the Mueller report on the Russia investigation within a week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 09, 2019 - 5:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr told Congress Tuesday he expects to release his redacted version of the special counsel's Trump-Russia investigation report "within a week," while Democrats criticized his handling of the long-awaited document and demanded he turn it over in full...
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Migrant Children
AP Photo/Eric Gay
April 09, 2019 - 4:08 pm
A federal judge in New York is ordering the Trump administration to stop denying green card applications for certain young immigrants because of their age.
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Lori Loughlin
Paul Marotta/Getty Images
April 09, 2019 - 2:19 pm
“Full House” star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and 14 other parents were hit Tuesday with a new money laundering charge in the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme.
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William Barr
Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA
April 09, 2019 - 9:31 am
Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday that he expects to release a redacted version of the special counsel's Trump-Russia investigation report "within a week" as he defended his handling of the document.
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2018 file photo, Director of the United States Secret Service, Randolph "Tex" Alles, speaks at the Atlanta Press Club in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
April 08, 2019 - 10:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secret Service Director Randolph "Tex" Alles has been pushed out of the Trump administration, amid a burgeoning shake-up in the upper echelon of the Department of Homeland Security. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday that President Donald Trump had selected...
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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen talks outside her home in Alexandria, Va., on Monday, April 8, 2019. Nielsen says she continues to support the president’s goal of securing the border in her first public remarks since her surprise resignation. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
April 08, 2019 - 10:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and White House allies pressing for a harder line on immigration sped up their campaign Monday to clean house at the Department of Homeland Security with a mission far wider than just the departure of Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. The dismantling of the...
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Felicity Huffman
Paul Marotta/Getty Images
April 08, 2019 - 3:20 pm
Actress Felicity Huffman has agreed to plead guilty in the college admissions cheating scandal.
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Delta planes
Kimberly P. Mitchell, Detroit Free Press
April 08, 2019 - 3:04 am
Delta Air Lines ranks first in a long-running study that ranks U.S. airlines by how often flights arrive on time and other statistical measures. Researchers who crunch the numbers also say that as a whole, U.S. airlines are getting better at handling baggage and overcrowded flights and are getting...
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Kirstjen Nielsen
Nick Oza/The Republic
April 07, 2019 - 5:58 pm
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned on Sunday amid the administration's growing frustration and bitterness over the number of Central American families crossing the southern border, two people familiar with the decision said.
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