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Vice President Pence Breaks Tie to Confirm DeVoss

Vice President Pence Breaks Tie to Confirm DeVoss

Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos won confirmation as education secretary Tuesday by the slimmest of margins, pushed to approval only by the historic tie-breaking vote of Vice President Mike Pence. Two Republicans, Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of...

/ February 9, 2017
ISIS Now Has Access to Drones

ISIS Now Has Access to Drones

Faced with a diminishing number of fighters, the Islamic State group is relying on retrofitted commercial drones to guide suicide car bombers to their targets and to launch small-scale airstrikes on Iraqi forces. The extremist group is spending freely on...

/ February 3, 2017
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Investigation Reveals Trump’s SCOTUS Pick Is No Abortion Crusader

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised a crusading anti-abortion Supreme Court nominee who would work to overturn the Roe v. Wade opinion that legalized abortion. But an Associated Press review of decisions and writings by Neil Gorsuch, the federal...

/ February 2, 2017
Police Make Disturbing Discovery in Missing Persons Case

Police Make Disturbing Discovery in Missouri Missing Persons Case

People searching for a missing Missouri woman found a man’s body for the second straight week. Relatives of Jessica Runions found the man’s body while sifting through fields and brush along a Kansas City roadway Saturday. Police said the discovery...

/ February 2, 2017
Silicon Valley Reacts to Trump’s Travel Ban

Silicon Valley Reacts to Trump’s Travel Ban

Google, Apple, and other tech giants expressed dismay over an executive order on immigration from President Donald Trump that bars nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. The U.S tech industry relies on foreign engineers and other technical...

/ January 31, 2017
Lyft Donates $1M to ACLU Amid #DeleteUber Controversy

Lyft Donates $1M to ACLU Amid #DeleteUber Controversy

Uber’s actions during President Trump’s immigration ban Saturday stirred an impromptu wave of people deleting the ride-hailing app from their phones, while the company’s chief rival made a donation to fight the blockade. Uber angered some users by temporarily canceling...

/ January 30, 2017
White House Reverses Stance on Green Card Holders

White House Reverses Stance on Green Card Holders

The White House on Sunday tried to tamp down concerns about President Donald Trump’s sweeping immigration order in the face of widespread protests, as some Republicans in Congress urged him to proceed with caution in the face of legal pushback....

/ January 30, 2017
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Trump Travel Ban Causes Chaos

President Donald Trump’s immigration order sowed more chaos and outrage across the country Sunday, with travelers detained at airports, panicked families searching for relatives and protesters registering opposition to the sweeping measure that was blocked by several federal courts. Attorneys...

/ January 30, 2017
Scientists Want to Grow Human Organs in Pigs

Scientists Want to Grow Human Organs in Pigs

Scientists have grown human cells inside pig embryos, a very early step toward the goal of growing livers and other human organs in animals to transplant into people. The cells made up just a tiny part of each embryo, and...

/ January 27, 2017
Trump Properties Face International Terror Risk

Trump Properties Face International Terror Risk

Businesses around the world bearing U.S. President Donald Trump’s name face an increased risk now that he is in the White House, security experts warn, especially as several are in areas previously targeted by violence. As Trump remains a brand...

/ January 26, 2017