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President Trump doesn’t think our defense of democratic values really works for America anymore, and in this he has more in common with Vladimir Putin than he does with his own Cabinet or his military.
President Trump on Tuesday fueled the controversy over a confrontation near the Lincoln Memorial between a group of Kentucky high school students and an elderly Native American protester, using it to bash one of his favorite targets: the media.
“Through Her Eyes” is a new weekly half-hour show hosted by humanitarian and women’s rights activist Zainab Salbi that aims to explore a hot button news issue through the lens of a female newsmaker. You can watch “Through Her Eyes” every Tuesday at 8 p.m. on the Roku channel, and see full episodes on yahoonews.com. Sarah Saldaña, the former director of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, has dealt with some of the most hot button issues roiling Washington today.
Youmbi Roberto Nfor flew from Africa to Ecuador, then embarked on a grueling and dangerous journey to the United States, where he planned to request asylum.
Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta, Ga., on Jan. 15, 1929. King was a Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and civil rights leader who practiced peaceful, nonviolent civil disobedience to protest racial inequality. In 1964, King received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolent resistance.
President Jimmy Carter applauds as Sen. Edward Kennedy waves to cheering crowds of the Democratic National Convention in New York’s Madison Square Garden, Aug. 14, 1980. President Trump began his reelection campaign almost as soon as he took office in 2017, and a host of Democrats seeking to be their party’s candidate are all preparing to run against him. In 1852, Millard Fillmore, who had ascended to the presidency on the death of President Zachary Taylor, lost the Whig Party nomination to Gen. Winfield Scott.
Rudy Giuliani said President Trump recalls discussing the Trump Tower Moscow project with Michael Cohen until late 2016.
On Twitter Sunday, Trump insinuated that the major winter storm that hit New England on Sunday was evidence that anthropogenic climate change is absurd and laughable.
On Day 29 of the government shutdown, President Trump promised he would “break the logjam and provide Congress with a path forward," but based on the reaction from Democrats, his proposal fell on deaf ears.
Women in New York City on Saturday could march, rally or protest in a variety of locations under different auspices, but the messages, and even one of the messengers, were similar.
Women marched in hundreds of U.S. cities and overseas on Saturday to mark the second anniversary of demonstrations that drew millions of protesters to the streets the day after Republican President Donald Trump's inauguration in January 2017.
Reminder: There are 383 days until the Iowa caucuses and 656 days until the 2020 presidential election.
From bad economic news to the ongoing government shutdown to bombshell reports that he directed his lawyer to lie to Congress, it has been a week to forget for the president.
A group of Honduran migrants entered southern Mexico on Friday, joining more than 1,000 people who departed Central America in recent days headed to the United States and putting to the test Mexico's vows to guarantee the safe and orderly flow of people.
Thousands of anti-abortion protestors gathered for the 46th March for Life rally on the National Mall Friday afternoon and were greeted with surprise addresses by both President Trump (on video) and Vice President Pence (in person).
Since President Trump suspended his administration’s zero-tolerance family separation policy, immigration officials have continued to separate immigrant children and parents — at steadily increasing rates.
As the partial U.S. government shutdown hit the four-week mark on Friday, tensions mounted in Washington on either side of the standoff over President Donald Trump's demand for $5.7 billion to help fund a U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar — a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and prospective Democratic candidate for president in 2020 — says it is “very difficult to imagine” she will vote to confirm nominee William Barr as attorney general in light of his refusal to commit to releasing special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation. While saying she still wants to finish reviewing the transcript of this week’s confirmation hearing before making a final decision, she criticized the nominee for his equivocation during this week’s confirmation hearing on two key issues relating to the Russia probe. “He wouldn’t say he would follow the ethics advice of career lawyers in the department when it came to recusal regarding the Russia investigation, and also he didn’t 100 percent commit — not even 80 percent commit — to making the report public,” Klobuchar said.
With a decisive GOP majority in the Senate, the president has no need to try to placate Democrats or centrist Republicans.
One candidate emerged from his 2018 loss as a potential 2020 presidential contender, while the other seems poised for another statewide run.
Every time Joe Biden compared his views with Elizabeth Warren’s, he held himself out as pursuing “common sense” and having a positive vision of helping the poor and working class.
No talks were publicly scheduled as the Los Angeles teachers' strike enters its third day. Some 30,000 Los Angeles teachers are on strike for higher pay, smaller class sizes and more staff. (Reuters)
The same day that ISIS fighters in Syria claimed responsibility for a deadly bomb attack, Vice President Mike Pence echoed the president's assessment that the group had been vanquished.