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Food stamps for millions of Americans become pawn in shutdown fight

Some experts believe USDA’s food-stamp cushion could be closer to $ 6 billion, which would cover February, though Congress would need to come up with money beyond that point. | Spencer Platt/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share [...]

James Comey told lawmakers Russian probe started with four Americans, not Donald Trump

Former FBI Director James B. Comey told lawmakers Friday the Russian probe began with the surveillance of four Americans but signaled the counterintelligence investigation was not into Donald Trump or his presidential campaign. Chairman of [...]

U.S. is Denying Passports to Americans along the Border, Throwing Their Citizenship into Question

Two women, Maria and Lupita, whose U.S. citizenship is in question, stand for a portrait in Brownsville, Tex. Although they were born in the United States, the government is questioning their citizenship because it suspects their birth certificates [...]

Americans stabbed in Amsterdam thank police for swift action

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – Two Americans injured in a stabbing that prosecutors say had a “terrorist motive” have thanked Dutch police and medical staff for their assistance in the aftermath of the knife attack at Amsterdam’s [...]

Ordinary Iranians on Trump Talks Offer: ‘Why Not Try the Americans?’

[unable to retrieve full-text content] As the economic pressure on ordinary Iranians intensifies, many seem to be questioning their leadership’s resolve not to talk with President Trump. Source: NYT > World
Would Americans vote for a socialist?
A new poll has a conflicting message about whether Americans (outside of Vermont and the Bronx) would vote for a “socialist.” And this may be more a lesson in the importance of semantics and marketing, than substance. A Hill.TV/HarrisX [...]

Trump’s openness to Russian interrogation of Americans sets off fresh outrage

The White House is facing intense pressure to categorically reject a Russian government request to interrogate Americans, including former U.S. ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul and financier Bill Browder, who equated the offer to a death [...]

Putin Is Killing Millions Of Americans

I don’t know what Trump said during that two hours when he met privately with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but like so many in the media, I know what I hope he said: Mr. Putin, I need you to publicly admit your complicity in our illegal [...]

More Americans Evacuated From China Over Mysterious Ailments

[unable to retrieve full-text content] At least 11 Americans have been moved out of the country after “abnormal” sounds were reported by consulate employees in Guangzhou. Source: NYT > World

Americans Are Unprepared for a Nuclear Attack

Let’s say it’s 2 p.m. on a Sunday afternoon, and you receive an emergency alert on your cellphone indicating that there has been a nuclear explosion in the next town or that an intercontinental ballistic missile is headed your way. Would [...]