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The president paid for the meal himself, he said. That did not spare him from the disdainful glee of Twitter hecklers.
Jan. 15, 2019
William Barr, who served as attorney general under George H.W. Bush, is being grilled by the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is full of potential Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls.
Jan. 15, 2019
Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun captured the attention of the world in a series of social media posts pleading for asylum. Her family, who she claimed was abusive, has disowned her.
Jan. 15, 2019
Every year, 8 million tons of plastic wash into the oceans. The biggest sources are in Asia. In the Philippines, one man is going head-to-head with multinational corporations to stop the plastic tide.
Jan. 15, 2019
Should doctors warn patients of a policy threat that may not come to pass? That's the question pending, as the Trump administration weighs whether to deny green cards to immigrants on Medicaid.
Jan. 15, 2019
A former prosecutor of Maricopa County, Ariz., "will have unfettered access to every facet of [Hacienda Healthcare's] business — including all the records related to this matter," the company said.
Jan. 14, 2019
The backlog of more than 800,000 immigration cases awaiting hearings, which has grown almost 50 percent under the Trump administration, is forecast to grow even larger.
Jan. 14, 2019
As the government shutdown enters its fourth week, federal workers are struggling to make ends meet. But according to Jamiles Lartey, the shutdown is having a disproportionate effect on black workers.
Jan. 14, 2019
The "new wave of persecution" began when a social media group administrator's phone contacts were accessed by Chechen authorities, according to the Russian LGBT Network.
Jan. 14, 2019
Federal regulations haven't kept up with technology, say drone operators and enthusiasts. Now the Department of Transportation is proposing to allow drones to fly over cities and at night.
Jan. 14, 2019
Jake Thomas Patterson allegedly told police he decided to abduct Jayme after spotting her board a school bus. Authorities say he controlled her with threats of "bad things."
Jan. 14, 2019
A new report from the U.N. Office of Drugs and Crime finds that violent conflict is creating new opportunities for traffickers — and children and girls are increasingly targeted.
Jan. 14, 2019
More than two months after the Camp Fire, the small city of Chico, Calif., is struggling to handle an influx of an estimated 20,000 new people from neighboring Paradise.
Jan. 14, 2019
Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, 36, had appealed a 15-year prison sentence for drug smuggling. Some experts say China is retaliating for the arrest of a Chinese tech executive in Canada.
Jan. 14, 2019
President Trump addressed the Farm Bureau Federation on Monday, courting a constituency that was key to his 2016 election. He tried to reassure his audience that his trade policies will soon pay off.
Jan. 14, 2019

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