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  • Thousands will be in D.C. to stand with women
    Thousands_will_be_in_d.c._to_stand_with_women 2017-01-20 07:27:44 UTC
    The Women's March on Washington is an opportunity for Americans to stand up against the expected affront to civil rights under the next president. Hundreds of thousands of marchers — women from all walks of life (including a handful of A-list cele...
  • To Understand Obama's Legacy- The Inauguration on Jan. 20
    President_obama_inaugural 2017-01-20 06:27:36 UTC
    <blockquote><h3>To understand Obama's legacy, walk in his shoes on the day it all began</h3> WASHINGTON — We try to assess Barack Obama’s legacy by squinting into the murky future — debating the durability of his policies and programs, wonderin...
  • Obama Writes a Thank You Note to America
    Obama_writes_a_thank_you_note_to_america 2017-01-20 01:51:42 UTC
    <blockquote><h1>Thank you</h1><h2>You made me a better President, and you made me a better man.</h2><strong> My fellow Americans, It’s a long-standing tradition for the sitting president of the United States to leave a parting letter in the Ov...
  • U.S housing starts surge in December; jobless claims near 43-year low
    16865 2017-01-19 17:21:57 UTC
    Washington (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding rebounded more than expected in December as a strengthening economy boosts demand for rental housing. Other data on Thursday showed the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly f...
  • Planned Parenthood asked federal judge to block Medicaid cuts in Texas
    Planned_parenthood_asked_federal_judge_to_block_medicaid_cuts_in_texas 2017-01-18 07:35:20 UTC
    By Jon Herskovitz | AUSTIN, TEXAS The leaders of Texas Planned Parenthood asked a federal judge on Tuesday to block the state's bid to halt Medicaid funding for the healthcare group, which has long been targeted by Republicans for providing abort...
  • Twitter: Donald Trump Calls John Lewis A Liar
    Donald_j._trumpverified_account__realdonaldtrump 2017-01-18 04:09:52 UTC
    The U.S. President-elect Donald Trump wrote in two consecutive tweets on Tuesday: "John Lewis said about my inauguration, 'It will be the first one that I've missed.' WRONG (or lie)! He boycotted Bush 43 also because he thought it would be hypo...
  • BREAKING NEWS: Obama commutes sentence of former soldier Chelsea Manning: White House
    2016-12-15-obama-interview-0090_edit_sq-68513ced19c7c990238cdbb8450b5818d8bb91bb-s300-c85 2017-01-18 04:09:27 UTC
    President Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. military intelligence analyst who is serving 35 years in prison for passing classified files to WikiLeaks, the White House said. Manning, formerl...
  • The danger of Trump's economic policies
    The_danger_of_trump's_economic_policies 2017-01-18 04:07:30 UTC
    Protectionism has a certain appeal in every age and every nation, because of what we might call a piece of faulty wiring in the human brain. Our instincts were evolved on the savannahs of Pleistocene Africa. We have an ingrained tendency to ...
  • Trump: Brexit is going to end up being a great thing
    Trump-_brexit_is_going_to_end_up_being_a_great_thing 2017-01-18 04:07:21 UTC
    Trump promised he would offer the United Kingdom a trade deal within weeks of taking office to help make Brexit a "great thing,” in a joint interview published on Sunday with German tabloid newspaper "Bild" and British newspaper "The Times of Lon...
  • Anti-Trump protesters stage civil rights march
    Anti-trump_protesters_stage_civil_rights_march 2017-01-18 04:06:39 UTC
    We stand together, not as a people of hate, but as a people of hope. By Lacey Johnson | WASHINGTON U.S. civil rights activists vowed on Saturday to defend hard-fought gains in voting rights and criminal justice during the presidency of Donald ...
  • Singer Jennifer Holliday pulls out of Trump inauguration event
    Singer_jennifer_holliday_pulls_out_of_trump_inauguration_event 2017-01-18 04:06:30 UTC
    By Dan Whitcomb | LOS ANGELES Broadway star Jennifer Holliday said on Saturday she was pulling out of a concert celebrating the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, citing an online article that cast the performance as a "betrayal" of he...
  • Rep. John Lewis says Trump is not a 'legitimate' president
    Rep._john_lewis-_i_don%e2%80%99t_see_trump_%e2%80%98as_a_legitimate_president%e2%80%99 2017-01-18 04:06:11 UTC
    Rep. John Lewis says Trump is not a 'legitimate' president. Democratic Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, a longtime civil rights figure, says he doesn’t consider Donald Trump a “legitimate” president because he believes Russia helped him to win the e...
  • Trump and Republicans on their way to Destroy the Affordable Care Act
    U.s._house_votes_to_begin_repealing_the_affordable_care_act 2017-01-14 08:15:47 UTC
    By Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell | WASHINGTON U.S. House Republicans on Friday won passage of a measure starting the process of dismantling Obamacare, despite concerns about not having a ready replacement and the potential financial cost of re...
  • Justice Department to investigate FBI Director Comey's actions over 'Clinton Emails' before election
    Probe_launched_over_fbi%e2%80%99s__pre-election_handling_of__clinton_email_case 2017-01-14 00:25:03 UTC
    By Julia Edwards Ainsley and Julia Harte | WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday said it would probe a Federal Bureau of Investigation decision to announce an inquiry into Hillary Clinton's emails shortly before the November presiden...
  • French far right leader Marine Le Pen at Trump Tower
    French_far_right_leader_marine_le_pen_at_trump_tower 2017-01-18 04:05:30 UTC
    French far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen was seen at Trump Tower on Thursday but she declined to say whether she was there to meet with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, according to a Reuters witness and a media pool report. Repres...
  • Germany and EU economy ended the year with its strongest growth
    The_european_central_bank_(ecb) 2017-01-16 04:30:35 UTC
    By Francesco Guarascio | BRUSSELS Industries across the euro zone cranked up output in November and Germany ended the year with its strongest growth in five years, data showed on Thursday, pointing to an economic spurt that may be arriving earlie...
  • Donald Trump accuses U.S. spy agencies of Nazi tactics
    Pressconferencedonaldtrump_gg 2017-01-11 22:11:59 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump escalated a fight with U.S. spy agencies and accused them of practices reminiscent of Nazi Germany over a dossier that makes salacious claims about him in Russia. The Republican said leaks from ...
  • U.S. President Barack Obama farewell speech to the nation
    Breaking_news-_obama_to_sign_gun_control_executive_orders 2017-01-11 08:09:01 UTC
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - With a final call of his campaign mantra "Yes We Can," President Barack Obama urged Americans on Tuesday to stand up for U.S. values and reject discrimination as the United States transitions to the presidency of Republican Don...
  • "FBI Is Sitting on Information on Trump-Russia Ties"
    Trump's_foreign_policy_%22phenomenally_close%22_to_that_of_putin 2017-01-10 23:12:49 UTC
    It was only a couple of questions in the middle of a hearing, but the queries posed to FBI Director James Comey by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) during a Senate intelligence committee gathering on Tuesday afternoon had potentially explosive implications...
  • When you finally listen to what your body is saying, it's beautiful.
    When_you_finally_listen_to_what_your_body_is_saying__it's_beautiful. 2017-01-10 09:02:35 UTC
    What if the cliché “new year, new you” was less about changing your body and more about accepting it? It’s a message that Now Toronto, an alternative weekly in Toronto, Canada, has been trying to spread with its “Love Your Body” issue. The annu...
  • California Republican challenges state's hiring of Eric Holder to fight Trump policies
    Barack_obama_and_eric_holder 2017-01-10 06:51:50 UTC
    SACRAMENTO, CALIF. (Reuters) - A California Republican state lawmaker is challenging the legality of a move by Democrats in the legislature to hire former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to help in any legal battles with President-elect Donald T...
  • Justin Trudeau seeks to avoid potential U.S.- Canada trade war
    16825_justin_trudeau_seeks_to_avoid_potential_u.s._-_canada_trade_war 2017-01-09 21:49:47 UTC
    (Reuters) - Senior Canadian officials have met several times with advisers to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in Washington in an effort to avert a possible trade war once he takes office this month, the Globe and Mail newspaper said on Monday. ...
  • Acting Like A King: Donald Trump Names Son-in-Law Jared Kushner as Senior Adviser
    Trump 2017-01-09 20:37:24 UTC
    Acting Like A King: Donald Trump Names Son-in-Law Jared Kushner as Senior Adviser U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will appoint his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, to the position of senior adviser to the president, media outlets reported on Mond...
  • Hollywood favorite Meryl Streep trashes Donald Trump
    Untitled 2017-01-09 07:58:16 UTC
    BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA (Reuters) - "La La Land" danced off with seven Golden Globes on Sunday on a night marked by upsets and a stinging indictment of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump by Hollywood favorite Meryl Streep. "La La Land", a roma...
  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to act on Obamacare repeal by the end of the week
    47_senators 2017-01-09 01:43:19 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate will take its first steps toward repealing President Barack Obama's signature healthcare reform act by the end of the week, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday. Speaking on CBS...