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Politics Nov 02AP fact check: President Trump’s rhetoric and the truth about migrant caravans
In a speech Thursday, President Donald Trump suggested without evidence that the migrant caravans are full of hardened criminals; in fact, they are mostly poor people with few belongings who are fleeing gang violence.
Politics Nov 01WATCH: Trump announces plans to sign immigration order, raising legal questions
President Donald Trump said Thursday he plans to sign an order next week that could lead to the large-scale detention of migrants crossing the southern border and bar anyone caught crossing illegally from claiming asylum — two legally dubious proposals…
Politics Oct 31Trump stokes pre-election fear of immigrants to drive voters
With his eyes squarely on next Tuesday's elections, President Donald Trump is rushing out hardline immigration declarations, promises and actions as he tries to mobilize supporters to retain Republican control of Congress. His own campaign in 2016 concentrated on border…
Politics Oct 29WATCH: Pentagon says 5,200 troops will be sent to U.S. border
The Pentagon said Monday it is sending 5,200 troops to the Southwest border in an extraordinary military operation ordered up just a week before midterm elections in which President Donald Trump has put a sharp focus on Central American migrants…
Nation Oct 28Pipe bomb suspect was spinning records as FBI closed in
In the hours before his arrest, as federal authorities zeroed in and secretly accumulated evidence, Cesar Sayoc was in his element: spinning classic and Top 40 hits in a nightclub where he’d found work as a DJ.
Nation Oct 26More suspicious packages found intended for Booker, Clapper
The discoveries brought to 12 the total number of devices addressed in recent days to Democratic figures including former President Barack Obama, former Vice President Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton.
Nation Oct 26Investigators search for person who sent mail bombs, motive
Investigators are homing in on a postal facility in Opa-locka, Florida, where they believe some of the packages originated, an official said.
Politics Sep 28Protesters confronted Sen. Flake on his Kavanaugh vote. Hours later, he asked for a delay
Moments after pivotal Sen. Jeff Flake announced his support for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, the Arizona Republican was confronted with the consequences.
Nation Sep 22DHS secretary: FEMA chief misused cars, but won’t lose job
The head of the federal disaster response agency used government vehicles without proper authorization, but will not lose his job over it, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Friday.
Politics Sep 13FEMA head denies intentionally misusing federal vehicles after report of watchdog probe
Brock Long said the inspector general was looking into vehicle usage, but he didn't confirm that the review concerned his use of an official vehicle. Politico reported Long was under investigation for possibly misusing government resources and personnel on weekend…