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February 05, 2019 - 7:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made her first public appearance since undergoing lung cancer surgery, attending a concert in her honor given by her daughter-in-law and other musicians. Ginsburg, 85, had surgery in New York on Dec. 21. She missed arguments at the court...
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February 05, 2019 - 7:03 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam clung to his office Tuesday amid intense political fallout over a racist photo in his 1984 medical school yearbook and uncertainty about the future of the state's government. Nearly all of the state's Democratic establishment has turned against the...
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February 04, 2019 - 12:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump likes to describe the state of the union as he wants it to be, not how it really is. In day-to-day comments, he routinely inflates the magnitude of what he's done, grandly claiming, for example, that he's "created the greatest economic success in the history...
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February 04, 2019 - 12:29 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government is preparing to begin construction of more border walls and fencing in South Texas' Rio Grande Valley, likely on federally owned land set aside as wildlife refuge property. Heavy construction equipment was expected to arrive starting Monday, U.S. Customs and...
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February 04, 2019 - 11:10 am
(CBS News) - Airline mechanics say they feel pressured by management to look the other way when they see potential safety problems on airplanes, an eight-month-long CBS News investigation reveals. In some of the cases, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) agreed with those mechanics. The U.S...
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February 04, 2019 - 10:51 am
(CBS News) -- President Trump has spent roughly 60 percent of his working hours in so-called "executive time" over the last three months, according to a trove of internal White House schedules obtained by Axios. The schedules reveal Mr. Trump's days at the White House contain hours of unstructured...
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February 04, 2019 - 7:43 am
(CBS News) - Singer and actor Jussie Smollett thanked fans for their support in his first public appearance since he says he was attacked. The "Empire" star returned to the stage Saturday for the first time since last week's incident, at a Los Angeles performance. "I had to be here tonight ya'll,"...
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February 04, 2019 - 7:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried about a potential Republican primary challenge, President Donald Trump's campaign has launched a state-by-state effort to prevent an intraparty fight that could spill over into the general-election campaign. The nascent initiative has been an intense focus in recent weeks...
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February 03, 2019 - 11:21 am
(CBS News) -- President Trump says he would have a "hard time" allowing his 12-year-old son Barron to play football amid growing concerns over the safety of the sport. Mr. Trump sat down with "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan for a wide-ranging interview ahead of Super Bowl LIII. "I just...
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February 01, 2019 - 5:13 pm
(CBS News) -- Days before a State of the Union address in which he's expected to stress unity, President Trump said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is "very bad for the country," in an exclusive interview with CBS News "Face the Nation" host Margaret Brennan. The president also suggested Pelosi "doesn't...
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