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The Democratic nominee opens up a big lead as Trump muddles through controversy . Hillary Clinton has opened up a 10-point national lead over Donald Trump in the Quinnipiac University poll of likely voters out Thursday, the latest sign of...
Donald Trump took the lead over Hillary Clinton in a poll published Tuesday as the Democratic presidential nominee's campaign worked to recover from last week's surprise FBI announcement. An ABC News/Washington Post tracking poll put Trump about 1 point ahead...
Aeleaguered Donald Trump sought to undermine the legitimacy of the U.S. presidential election on Saturday, pressing unsubstantiated claims the contest is rigged against him, vowing anew to jail Hillary Clinton if he's elected and throwing in a wild, baseless...
Congress has passed a new NASA bill, which authorizes $19.5 billion of spending in the fiscal year 2017. It includes things like manned missions to Mars and a Europa mission. According to SpaceNews, this is the first time in nearly...
The federal government is ending its decades-old monopoly on marijuana production for medical research as the Drug Enforcement Administration announced Thursday that it was bowing to changing times. The agency said it would begin allowing researchers and drug companies to use pot grown...
President Trump signed three presidential directives, including withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 13-nation trade deal signed by the Obama administration. including China, that was signed last year by President Obama after seven years of negotiation. But the Senate had...
MOSCOW (AP) —July 4th message from Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday in a July Fourth message to President Barack Obama that he hopes ties between the two countries will get back on track. Relations between Moscow and Washington hit...
The State Department and Department of Homeland Security, honoring a federal court order, began dismantling President Trump's travel ban Saturday even as the president derided the ruling as "ridiculous." U.S. District Senior Judge James Robart, from the U.S. District Court for the...
Just because someone is a sex worker doesn’t mean they can’t be sexually assaulted. On the contrary, studies have found that up to 75 percent of sex workers are are victims of sexual violence at some point during their...
Backers seeking to break California away from the U.S. started collecting signatures Friday to get a proposed independence measure on the 2018 statewide ballot. This isn't the first effort aimed at California secession but leaders say the previous tries were...

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