California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D) announced a ban on state-funded travel to Iowa on Friday in response to an Iowa law that prohibits Medicaid from covering gender transition surgeries, according to The Sacramento Bee. Iowa becomes the latest addition to a list that also includes Alabama, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina,
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The American people have to face the truth that no one seems to want to admit: that President Donald Trump is seriously, frighteningly, dangerously unstable and is getting worse by the day, former U.S. secretary of Labor Robert Reich wrote in an opinion piece for The Guardian on Sunday. Reich insists that recent events show
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited U.S. President Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang, Joongang Ilbo reported, citing multiple people familiar with the matter. The offer to hold another summit was made in a letter delivered on the third week of August, the report said. It came shortly after a separate letter from Kim that
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A report released Thursday by the United States Department of Education excoriated the Chicago Public School system for failing to protect children from sexual abuse over the course of many years. The department also ordered Chicago Public Schools to implement a new plan to address those allegations in a document that read like a well-deserved
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Democrats are calling for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh over a New York Times report that reignites allegations of sexual misconduct. Democratic presidential contender Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) on Sunday accused Kavanaugh of lying during his Senate confirmation hearings following the publication of the new allegations. “He must be impeached,” Harris declared.
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Joe Biden picked up a new supporter Sunday after a Texas lawmaker flipped his backing from Democratic presidential primary contender Julian Castro. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-Texas, told CNN’s “State of the Union” it’s time to narrow the 2020 field and unite as Democrats. “That’s why I believe I’m moving my support to Vice President Joe
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President Donald Trump has “broken the Democratic Party” by delivering on GOP policies, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said Sunday. In an interview on ABC News’ “This Week,” Cruz said “results matter.” “I think Donald Trump has broken the Democratic Party,” he said. “They are defined now just by hating him. They ought to be the party of jobs. They used
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A California school district has initiated an investigation after a Marine tackle two students engaged in a fight last week. Video of the incident has since gone viral. Image source: Facebook/209 Times The video shows two Edison High School students fighting when 18-year-old Marine Pfc. Josue Valdez Sarmiento sprints toward them. Valdez Sarmiento runs into
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John Bolton resigned as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser over disagreement about relieving sanctions on Iran. According to Axios, Bolton resigned one day after Trump suggested relieving severe economic sanctions on the Islamic nation, a source close to Bolton told the news outlet. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Bolton did not agree with giving Iran sanction
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Critics hated Dave Chappelle’s newest comedy special “Sticks & Stones,” yet normal people loved it. Indeed, critics gave the special a zero percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes after the initial release, despite receiving nearly 100 percent from normal people. Chappelle’s magnum opus was also bashed by the media. “You Can Definitely Skip Dave Chappelle’s New
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U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo blamed Iran for attacks on a massive Saudi Aramco oil facility, saying there was no evidence the drones originated in Yemen as Tehran-backed rebels there claimed. Iran denied responsibility for the attacks, which forced Saudi Arabia to cut its daily oil output in half. Pompeo tweeted after the White
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Secretary of State Michael Pompeo blamed Iran for attacks on a massive Saudi Aramco oil facility, saying there was no evidence the drones originated in Yemen. Pompeo tweeted after the White House confirmed that President Donald Trump offered support for Saudi Arabia’s self-defense in a call on Saturday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) claimed this week that Miami will cease to exist in a few years due to climate change. While speaking at a NAACP forum on Wednesday, Ocasio-Cortez sounded the alarm on climate change in order to push her controversial Green New Deal, responding to critics who blast the proposal as not realistic.
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President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had spoken with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about a possible mutual defense treaty between the two nations, a move that could bolster Netanyahu’s re-election bid just days before Israelis go to the polls. “I had a call today with Prime Minister Netanyahu to discuss the possibility of
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Police are investigating a gruesome discovery among the personal items of a controversial abortion doctor that passed away on September 3. A lawyer for his family contacted the authorities after they discovered fetal remains on the property of Ulrich George Klopfer. They found 2,246 medically preserved fetal remains. Police say the family is cooperating with
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The California state Senate was evacuated on Friday, after a protestor in the chamber threw a red liquid — reportedly menstrual blood — onto several lawmakers. The identity of the alleged perpetrator has not been released, but the incident occurred while hundreds of protestors descended on Sacramento to demonstrate against new laws cracking down on
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President Donald Trump interviewed a presidential envoy for hostage affairs, Robert C. O’Brien, as his search for a new National Security adviser continues, two people familiar with the meeting said. Trump and O’Brien met at the White House on Friday, the people said, speaking on condition of anonymity because the get-together hadn’t been announced. Trump
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The Trump administration scrapped three border wall projects that it said it intended to build using money found from cost savings in constructing other portions of the barrier along the southern border. In a court filing Friday, the administration said it had determined the savings weren’t sufficient to pay for the additional 20 miles of
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The Senate confirmed President Donald Trump’s 150th judicial nominee this week — bringing the total to 152, including two Supreme Court justices, a milestone lauded by Trump himself Friday. “Historic Milestone indeed!” Trump said on Twitter, referencing a report from The Washington Examiner on the occasion. The 150 milestone was reached on Wednesday, said Senate
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