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Politics Feb 21WATCH: Spicer addresses new immigration memos, anti-Semitic threats at news briefing
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer spoke about the Department of Homeland Security's new immigration memos, along with threats to Jewish Community Centers across the country, during a Tuesday news briefing.
Arts Feb 21Photo: Inside a street festival during Brazil’s Carnival
People take part in a Carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Feb. 21, 2017. The annual Carnival festival draws million of partygoers for two weeks of parades and street parties.
Nation Feb 21WATCH: Scott Pruitt makes first speech as EPA director
Former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt made his first speech as head of the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday, to employees at the EPA's headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Arts Feb 20Photo: Preventing polio in Yemen
A Yemeni child receives polio vaccination during an immunization campaign at a health center in the capital of Sanaa.
Politics Feb 17WATCH: Trump talks jobs in visit to SC Boeing plant
President Donald Trump speaks at Boeing's plant in North Charleston, S.C., where workers recently voted against unionizing.
Arts Feb 17Photo: Scaling a fence in the West Bank
A Palestinian protester climbs over a section of the Israeli barrier on February 17, 2017. during clashes with Israeli troops. The clashes happened at a protest marking the 12th anniversary of a campaign against the barrier, in the West Bank…
Arts Feb 16Photo: In Thailand, police surround a Buddhist temple
A woman trying to take her children to school is refused passage due to a police blockade in front of Wat Dhammakaya temple just north of Bangkok on February 16, 2017. Soldiers and police surrounded the Buddhist temple on Bangkok's…
Politics Feb 15Puzder withdraws nomination for labor secretary
Puzder, the CEO of CKE Restaurants Inc., says "while I won't be serving in the administration, I fully support the President and his highly qualified team."…
Nation Feb 12Green card holder who voted illegally could face deportation
Rosa Maria Ortega, who holds a green card and is married with four children, was sentenced to eight years in prison and could face deportation after serving her time.
Education Feb 08WATCH: Betsy DeVos makes first speech as education secretary
Devos will address employees at the Department of Education for the first time since being confirmed and sworn in as President Trump's education secretary.