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Trump saves face with base after bruising wall fight

President Donald Trump announced a two-step maneuver that could appease frustrated supporters by keeping the government open and declaring a national emergency to get more money for a border wall. | Joe Raedle/Getty Image White House The [...]

‘This is the fight of our lives’: Warren swipes at Trump during official 2020 launch

Announcing her 2020 bid, Sen. Elizabeth Warren accused President Donald Trump of being part of a “rigged system that props up the rich and the powerful and kicks dirt on everyone else.” | Carlos Giusti/AP Photo Share on Facebook [...]

Trump White House grows eager to escape losing shutdown fight

White House aides said Thursday that President Trump would wait and see what sort of a proposal House Democrats outline in a planned press conference Friday morning, and determine then whether to make a counteroffer that would reopen the [...]

‘The Taliban Made Me Fight’: What to Do With Child Recruits After They Serve Time?

Mr. Karzai called them “innocent children incited by the enemies of Afghanistan.” One of them, Nasibullah, who was said to be 10 at the time, although he looked much younger, was rearrested less than a year later. The National Directorate [...]

Pentagon recruits rejected scientist for massive pollution fight

The scientist, Michael Dourson, withdrew from consideration to be an assistant administrator at the Environmental Protection Agency in December 2017 following bipartisan opposition to his past research that downplayed the risks of a chemical [...]

Romania’s top anti-graft prosecutor says fight must go on

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) – Romania’s chief anti-corruption prosecutor, who is leaving her job, says the battle against graft must continue amid concerns the government is backsliding on its pledges. Anca Jurma completed her six-month [...]

NY senators to unveil proposals to fight corruption

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – Lawmakers in New York state say they’ll soon unveil new proposals to crack down on government corruption. Sen. Todd Kaminsky and Assemblywoman Judy Griffin plan to unveil their ideas Tuesday on Long Island. Later [...]

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 [...]

House GOP leaders fear support eroding for Trump’s shutdown fight

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (left) and Minority Whip Steve Scalise and other senior Republicans believe that “a significant bloc” of House Republicans could vote with Democrats on funding measures. | Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty [...]

Mulvaney eggs Trump on in shutdown fight

White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is among the top officials counseling President Donald Trump to reject any short-term funding bill to re-open the Department of Homeland Security. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images White House Days [...]