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US endorses dropping travel ban on travellers from nations without immunization rates

The Trump administration will rescind its ban on US travel by citizens of 32 countries with more than 90 percent of the population not currently vaccinated, in a move that could significantly reduce the...

‘I was raped, and my birth certificate is still wrong’: women testify at high court hearing

A packed house of women on Thursday evening took turns telling their stories about their experiences after terminating a pregnancy during testimony at the US supreme court – the venue for what may be...

Mom released from Chinese prison on way home to reunite with detained husband and two kids

Connie Hope returned to her Colorado home on Friday to find her husband and two teen children dressed in the same clothes they had worn to visit their immigrant parents in China a month...

Voter predictions, debate predictions and super PAC spending

CNN's Wolf Blitzer and Brooke Baldwin go one-on-one with California's Democratic primary voters and assess the impact of the latest super PAC spending in an effort to push one candidate -- I believe it's...

Petito looks for missing indigenous women after ‘catastrophic flood’

Written by By Tedd Hughes, CNN With hundreds of missing indigenous women unaccounted for, one community in New Mexico is taking the spotlight off of foreigners and finding those it once had lost. "When...

Hundreds of migrants detained in Haiti may be released into U.S. to replace some with walls

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reportedly releasing thousands of Haitian migrants it has detained into the United States as a result of new hurricane-related restrictions that limit travel from Haitian refugee camps to...

Judge who stepped down after Trump was sworn in headed to top court under new President

A federal judge who stepped down just hours after President Trump was sworn in to office has been chosen to lead the court system under his successor, with a role that could have wide-ranging...

Speaker Pelosi’s caucus demands Trump release his tax returns

House progressives are holding onto their positions to defend the Democratic agenda despite President Trump's thumping at the polls on Tuesday. Rep. Raul Grijalva, a centrist member of the House Democratic Caucus, is calling...

Debt ceiling: what it is, why it matters and how to understand its significance

The debt ceiling is one of the most basic functions of the federal government. It permits Congress to pay its bills. As the Treasury Department reveals year-end balance sheets, the secretary must ensure that...

Pennsylvania GOP fights transparency bill in order to collect data about voters

Image source: Robert L. Terry via Flickr. There's a one-year statute of limitations and everything else for submitting and reviewing public records to the Pennsylvania State Board of Elections. But state Republican leaders have...

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