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Trump, like Gorbachev, has lost faith in what his country stands for

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 05:00:49 -0500

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....
PHOTOS: Los Angeles teachers strike continues into 3rd day

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:18:08 -0500

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. (Reute....
Mike Pence amends claim that 'ISIS has been defeated' following deadly attack on U.S. troops

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:53:10 -0500

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.....
Senators grill EPA nominee Wheeler over climate policies

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:33:15 -0500

The Democrats on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hammered former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler on Wednesday for his role in rolling back environmental protections at the Environmental....
Despite denials, documents reveal U.S. training UAE forces for combat in Yemen

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:15:13 -0500

When the Pentagon announced last November that it was ceasing aerial refueling of Saud-led coalition aircraft operating in Yemen, the move appeared to be a major step back from U.S. support for the wa....
Poll shows federal workers don't prefer a border wall to getting paid

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:51:01 -0500

The president has claimed repeatedly that many federal workers directly impacted by the partial U.S. government shutdown support his demand for a border wall. But a new poll of government employees sh....
PHOTOS: Kenya's security forces kill gunmen in deadly Nairobi hotel attack

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:07:10 -0500

Militants stormed an upscale Nairobi hotel compound, killing at least 14 people and forcing hundreds of others to make terrifying escapes, the government said Wednesday.....
Steve King faces increasing pressure to resign after 'white supremacy' remarks

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:07:09 -0500

Rep. Steve King’s base of support, including in his home state of Iowa, continues to erode after comments he made appearing to praise white supremacy were published in the New York Times. Des Moines i....
President or private citizen? Bloomberg mulls over where he’d have biggest impact on climate and gun control

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 06:00:32 -0500

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is pondering whether he will have a bigger impact on the country as a Democratic presidential candidate or a businessman and philanthropist. And he intends to d....
Kirsten Gillibrand joins growing Democratic presidential field with 'Late Show' announcement

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:02:56 -0500

The New York senator becomes the third woman to enter the 2020 presidential race.....
Wildfire warning: In shutdown, workers fall behind on prep for fire season

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:24:15 -0500

As the record-setting partial federal shutdown continues, forestry experts worry that furloughing thousands of government workers could exacerbate this year’s wildfire season. Lenya Quinn-Davidson, w....
PHOTOS: Deadly fuel price protests in Zimbabwe

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:48:55 -0500

Zimbabwe's police and military patrolled the streets of the capital, Harare, Tuesday as a helicopter fired tear gas at demonstrators blocking a road and burning tires on a second day of deadly pro....
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand moves toward launching 2020 presidential campaign

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:25:26 -0500

The New York Democrat announced her intentions on CBS' "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" ahead of a trip to Iowa this weekend.....
Barr signals support for ending marijuana legalization

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:20:41 -0500

William P. Barr, President Trump’s nominee for attorney general, told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he would support a law that prohibits recreational marijuana.....
AG nominee Barr 'can conceive' of jailing journalists 'as a last resort'

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:48:11 -0500

President Trump’s nominee for attorney general was asked whether, if confirmed, his Justice Department would “jail journalists for doing their jobs.” He said he could envision that happening.....
Barr draws a line for Trump: ‘I will not be bullied’

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:13:53 -0500

President Trump's nominee for attorney general promises that he will abide by his sense of what is right and will not be susceptible to pressure from the president or from whatever quarter.....
Barr pledges to allow Mueller to finish Russia report and to release 'as much as I can'

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:47:06 -0500

William Barr, President Trump’s nominee for attorney general, said Tuesday that he doesn’t believe Robert Mueller is involved in a “witch hunt” and, if confirmed, would pledge to allow the special cou....
Robert Mueller’s spokesman is a man of mystery

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:52:42 -0500

Peter Carr, spokesman for special counsel Robert Mueller, has made a virtue of saying nothing at all.....
Trump treats Clemson Tigers to 'great American' fast food shutdown feast

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 20:54:38 -0500

The president shells out for a fast food feast at the White House.....
Trump promises on coal, steel and China trade are all falling flat

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 18:51:20 -0500

The president receives a slew of bad economic news as the government shutdown drags into a new week.....
2 years into the Trump era, the Women’s March weighs its future

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:04:13 -0500

Rifts have opened up in the Women's March movement, which is preparing an event in Washington, D.C., this Saturday. Some women who marched before are sitting it out or attending separate rallies ....
Trump’s response to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calling him a 'racist': ‘Who cares?'

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:24:02 -0500

President Trump brushed off the characterization from the freshman congresswoman.....
Chuck Grassley helped Trump redefine the judiciary. Now he will fend off demands to see president’s tax returns

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 05:00:44 -0500

The second oldest member of the Senate prides himself on his bipartisan achievements, but he has been one of President Trump’s most effective allies.....
Ted Cruz: Americans outside D.C. don't care about Russia investigation

Sun, 13 Jan 2019 16:09:58 -0500

Sen. Ted Cruz said Americans do not care much about special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe outside of Washington, D.C.....
Mark Warner: 'It is a very real question' whether Trump acted as a Russian agent

Sun, 13 Jan 2019 11:58:33 -0500

Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., said it’s worth asking whether President Trump acted as an agent for the Russian government during his presidential campaign — wittingly or unwittingly.....
Russian lawyer at Trump Tower meeting says she won't come to U.S. to fight charges

Sat, 12 Jan 2019 14:34:29 -0500

Natalia Veselnitskaya,the Russian lawyer who played a key role in the infamous Trump Tower meeting with Trump campaign officials, including Donald Trump Jr., tells Yahoo News she won’t return to the U....
PHOTOS: Congo election result creates uncertainty

Fri, 11 Jan 2019 16:54:14 -0500

Martin Fayulu, the runner-up in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's presidential election, pledged to launch a formal fraud complaint in a dispute that could reawaken violence in the nation, wh....
Rep. Steve King rejects the 'label' and 'evil ideology' of white supremacy

Fri, 11 Jan 2019 16:04:18 -0500

Iowa Republican Steve King tries to explain the context behind racist remarks attributed to him in the New York Times.....
2020 Vision: Kamala's 'soft launch,' Beto's live streams and another bad week for Bernie

Fri, 11 Jan 2019 14:48:05 -0500

Welcome to a new Yahoo News column covering the wide open presidential race.....
74 percent of Americans say government shutdown is 'embarrassing for the country'

Fri, 11 Jan 2019 14:28:13 -0500

Americans are expressing shame and frustration at what is soon to be the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.....
Shutdown stories: How the government closure is affecting Americans nationwide

Fri, 11 Jan 2019 07:00:53 -0500

Yahoo News interviews Americans affected by the government shutdown.....
PHOTOS: Furloughed federal workers protest Trump's government shutdown

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 15:12:11 -0500

Hundreds of furloughed federal employees chanting "we want to work" gathered for a union-led march to the White House on Thursday, the 20th day of a partial government shutdown over U.S. Pre....
FBI agents petition Congress for immediate funding amid shutdown

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 12:56:12 -0500

The FBI Agents Association are petitioning Congress and the White House to fund the bureau as the government shutdown drags on.....
Watch live: President Trump visits southern border of U.S.

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 11:43:28 -0500

President Trump on Thursday will visit the southern border of the United States as he continues to promote building a wall between the U.S. and Mexico — a signature promise of his 2016 presidential ca....
As Kushner reaches out to Congress on shutdown, 'DACA for the wall' deal gains steam

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 10:08:57 -0500

White House adviser Jared Kushner is reaching out to both sides of the aisle as multiple members of Congress are pushing a "DACA for the wall" deal to end the shutdown.....
'No slamming!': Trump denies 'tantrum' in shutdown talks

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 09:20:13 -0500

President Trump is disputing Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s assertion that he had a “temper tantrum” before walking out of a White House meeting on border security.....
PHOTOS: Flashback — Presidents on TV, back to Franklin D. Roosevelt

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:04:00 -0500

Speaking to the nation from the Oval Office for the first time on Jan. 8, 2019, President Donald Trump urged congressional Democrats to fund his long-promised border wall Tuesday night in a somber tel....
Trump and the shameless society: Which came first?

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 05:00:33 -0500

In Trump’s America, taking personal responsibility for anything you say or do is suddenly out of vogue, no matter which side you’re on or how petty the issue.....
Trump walks out of shutdown talks after Pelosi refuses to give in on wall funding

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 16:43:32 -0500

President Trump tweeted: "I asked what is going to happen in 30 days if I quickly open things up, are you going to approve Border Security which includes a Wall or Steel Barrier? Nancy said, NO. ....
As shutdown grinds on, furloughed workers rally

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 13:52:55 -0500

At a rally in downtown Philadelphia, furloughed government workers joined by four members of Congress expressed frustration at the prolonged partial government shutdown.....
Trump says federal workers support his govt. shutdown. Pelosi says he's 'almost' delusional.

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 13:05:02 -0500

Nearly two dozen furloughed government employees appeared alongside Democratic leaders at a news conference on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., where they were asked by a reporter to raise their hand if....
Trump threatens to cut FEMA funding for California wildfires

Wed, 09 Jan 2019 11:40:44 -0500

President Trump threatened to cut federal emergency funding for California’s firefighters in the middle of a partial government shutdown.....
With government mostly shut, Trump repeats his demand for a wall

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 22:01:40 -0500

The president made his case for the construction of a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico in a primetime address to the nation.....
Beyond the wall: The White House wish list for immigration funding

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 19:44:07 -0500

Some policy experts endorsed the White House call for at least $563 million for 75 additional Immigration judges and support staff, to reduce the backlog of pending immigration cases, but others were ....
Tom Steyer has a platform for a post-impeachment America

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 17:32:24 -0500

The progressive activist and philanthropist tells Yahoo News that he will announce Wednesday whether he will seek the presidency in 2020.....
Gavin Newsom sets a bold — and costly — agenda for California, staking the future of his party on its success

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 12:17:13 -0500

New California Gov. Gavin Newsom mounted the stage in Sacramento Monday to take his oath of office and deliver an inaugural address.....
Julián Castro: Trump is endangering America by undermining alliances

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 12:48:28 -0500

Julián Castro said President Trump’s treatment of longtime American allies is “the greatest threat to our national security” today.....
Can a wall stop drugs? Spot the heroin in this picture.

Fri, 04 Jan 2019 19:10:28 -0500

President Trump says a border wall with Mexico would help keep drugs from coming across the border. But that's not how the Mexican cartels operate.....
House 'will open up money-laundering inquiry' into Trump-Russia ties, says key Democrat

Fri, 04 Jan 2019 19:00:32 -0500

Rep. Eric Swalwell discusses the aggressive agenda for the House Intelligence Committee and it's not good news for the president.....
Trump says he could invoke emergency powers to build wall without Congress

Fri, 04 Jan 2019 18:49:59 -0500

President Trump floated the possibility he could declare a “national emergency” in order to build a wall on the southern border during a freewheeling press conference.....