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August 22, 2019 - 7:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after considering cutting taxes to promote economic growth, President Donald Trump on Wednesday changed course and said he would abandon the idea because the nation already had "a strong economy." Trump's flip-flop came after recent market volatility and economic uncertainty...
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August 21, 2019 - 8:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is insisting that the U.S. already has "very, very strong background checks" for gun purchases. It's the latest sign that he is backing away from throwing his political support behind changes to the system that are opposed by the powerful gun lobby. Speaking...
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August 20, 2019 - 8:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Card, a new kind of credit card created by Apple, is available in the US starting today . The Apple credit card designed primarily for mobile use is here. Some iPhone users who requested a notification about Apple Card will get invites in August to apply through Apple's Wallet...
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August 02, 2019 - 2:21 pm
Rep. Ilhan Omar posted a powerful pair of images on social media showing her hand-in-hand with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, walking through the "Door of Return" in Ghana this week. Omar wrote a caption that read: "They said 'send her back' but Speaker Pelosi didn't just make arrangements to send me...
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July 31, 2019 - 11:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will create a way for Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada for the first time, reversing years of refusals by health authorities amid a public outcry over high prices for life-sustaining...
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University California Press Blog
Rebekah Sager
July 30, 2019 - 3:19 pm
It took the efforts of two California professors to pull it off, but with the help of three pink seesaws and a bunch of kids, the two were able to unite families on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. Ronald Rael, an architecture professor at University California, Berkeley and Virginia San...
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July 25, 2019 - 7:29 am
A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to stop denying asylum to anyone who transits through another country to reach the U.S. border, marking the latest legal defeat for a president waging an all-out battle to stem the flow of migrants entering from Mexico. The ruling by U.S...
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July 17, 2019 - 7:19 am
NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) — Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refuge claims by Central Americans and many others meant for their bids to find a better life in America amid a chaos of rumors,...
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July 10, 2019 - 7:35 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's ambassador to the United States resigned Wednesday after being made a diplomatic nobody by President Donald Trump following the leak of the envoy's unflattering opinions about the U.S. administration. Kim Darroch said he could no longer do his job after Trump branded him a...
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Ameera Butt
July 02, 2019 - 12:54 pm
LYON, France — Alex Morgan celebrated her go-ahead goal with a cheeky tea-sipping motion and Alyssa Naeher stopped a late penalty kick to send the United States into the final at the Women's World Cup with a 2-1 victory over England on Tuesday night. The top-ranked United States will face the...
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