Appeals Court Blocks Tough Asylum Rules — But…

The court issued a decision that allows tough asylum restrictions to apply — except in California and Arizona.

U.S. Issues Warrant To Seize Iranian Tanker Held…

Gibraltar's chief minister allowed the release of the tanker because he was "satisfied that the oil tanker is no longer heading for Syria."

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib Cancels Trip To The West…

In a tweet Friday morning, Rep. Tlaib said she would not allow Israel to make her "bow down" to its "oppressive & racist policies."

Philadelphia Mayor Vows Action On Guns, But State…

Mayor Jim Kenney says if federal and state lawmakers won't pass gun restrictions, he will. But Pennsylvania law may stop him.

More States Sue Trump Administration Over 'Public…

A handful of states, including California and Pennsylvania, have sued the Trump administration over its new "public charge" rule.

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Trump Expected To Meet With Security Officials On…

Negotiators have been working on the U.S.-Taliban peace plan for months.

House Judiciary Committee Will Return Early To…

Chairman Jerry Nadler said his committee will return to Washington Sept. 4.

ICE Says Mississippi Companies Knowingly Hired…

According to the affidavits, immigration officials believe Mississippi companies "willfully and unlawfully" employed undocumented immigrants.

Trump Administration Asks Congress To Reauthorize…

Departing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats sent a letter to lawmakers Thursday asking them to permanently reauthorize the USA Freedom Act.

Eliminating Racial Disparity in Maternal Mortality

The CDC found black moms are three times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related issue than white moms.

Advocates Drop Effort To Put Missouri Abortion…

The law bans most abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy.

Israel Bans U.S. Reps. Omar And Tlaib From…

In a tweet Thursday morning, the president accused Omar and Tlaib of hating "Israel & all Jewish people" and called them a "disgrace."

O'Rourke Relaunches Presidential Bid, Championing…

He's still a long shot in presidential race, but O'Rourke says his new campaign will have one target: President Donald Trump.

China Says It Will Retaliate If U.S. Imposes New…

China's State Council Tariff Committee said in a statement Thursday it has to take "necessary countermeasures" in response to the planned tariffs.

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Gibraltar Releases Iranian Tanker Despite U.S…

A court ordered the tanker be released.

John Hickenlooper Ends Presidential Bid

​The two-term governor said he was bowing out of the presidential race to instead enter the race for Colorado’s Republican-held Senate seat.

Health Experts Seek Protocols to Prevent Maternal…

Other solutions include stronger care coordination between hospitals and primary care providers, and expanding Medicaid eligibility.

U.S. Wants To Block Release Of Iranian Oil Tanker…

Gibraltar was set to release the vessel because it is "satisfied that the oil tanker is no longer heading for Syria."

Trump Floats 'Personal Meeting' With China Over…

President Trump tweeted Wednesday that he has "zero doubt" his Chinese counterpart could "humanely solve the Hong Kong problem."

Planned Parenthood Could Leave Title X Program…

​Planned Parenthood said if a federal court doesn't step in soon, it will have no choice but to leave the program next week.

Judge Denies House Democrats' Request To Combine…

House Democrats argued cases involving Don McGahn and the Mueller probe were closely related enough to be heard by the same judge.

New Bill Would Make Domestic Terrorism A Federal…

The Republican senator's bill seeks to "add specific punishments for acts of domestic terrorism."

Iowa Farmers Hear Out Candidates Amid Trade War

As Iowa farmers request federal aid as a result of Chinese tariffs, they're paying attention to the 2020 Democratic candidates' plans.

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The U.S.-Guatemala Immigration Agreement Faces…

The outgoing Guatemalan president signed the deal back in July after President Trump threatened the country with tariffs.

California Counties Sue Over Trump's 'Public…

Under the rule, a person could be denied a green card or visa if they use benefits like food stamps or public housing for a certain length of time.

Preventing Maternal Mortality Calls For More Data

The CDC started tracking maternal deaths in 1986, but states and a handful of cities are turning data with a deeper look into the issue.