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The travel ban imposed by the president a week ago on people from seven Muslim-majority countries is only the latest executive order through the years grounded in race, ethnicity or country of origin.
Feb. 2, 2017
Travis Kalanick said in an email to employees, "Joining the group was not meant to be an endorsement of the President or his agenda but unfortunately it has been misinterpreted to be exactly that."
Feb. 2, 2017
Following a ballistic missile test by Iran on Sunday, the speaker of the House said he would be in favor of additional sanctions, as did the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Feb. 2, 2017
Yemeni-owned shops shut their doors for eight hours across the five boroughs. Organizers say many owners were personally affected by the ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations.
Feb. 2, 2017
Witnesses tell NPR about the raid, the military's first under President Trump. It resulted in deaths of a Navy SEAL and civilians. A CENTCOM investigation is underway, but similar raids could follow.
Feb. 2, 2017
The administration has modified sanctions against Russia's domestic intelligence agency put in place in December under President Obama.
Feb. 2, 2017
The U.N. is warning that Somalia could soon be facing a famine without urgent international action, raising concerns of a repeat of 2011's famine which killed more than a quarter of a million people.
Feb. 2, 2017
Sarah Posner, a reporter with The Nation's Investigative Fund, talks about how the Steve Bannon-Jeff Sessions-Mike Pence nexus is influencing President Trump's policies.
Feb. 2, 2017
Living most of life indoors can get your body clock out of phase. A fairly painless way to synch it is to spend a weekend camping, researchers say. Even the dim light of winter will do.
Feb. 2, 2017
When she appeared at the recent Women's March event in Hawaii, state Rep. Beth Fukumoto spoke about being booed and insulted at her party's convention last summer.
Feb. 2, 2017
Researchers in Hawaii have captured dramatic footage of a tube of red-hot lava plummeting down a cliff into the ocean, sending fragments of lava and clouds of grey smoke into the sky.
Feb. 2, 2017
Tillerson's reverent message was well-received by many diplomats after the White House called on them to "get with the program" or leave, in response to recent dissent over Trump administration moves.
Feb. 2, 2017
Yesterday's House hearing on transportation and infrastructure became a debate on how to pay for Trump's trillion dollar plan. One GOP lawmaker called the it "the 900-pound gorilla in the room."
Feb. 2, 2017
Republicans hope to expand the use of health savings accounts to encourage consumers to be more judicious in using their coverage. How do the accounts work?
Feb. 2, 2017
Proponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline say final federal permission for the project is assured. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe says the Army must complete an environmental review already underway.
Feb. 2, 2017
And we mean the word "home" literally. In the past week, demonstrators have parked their signs - and their frustrations - outside the homes of Democratic politicians.
Feb. 2, 2017
Before the National Prayer Breakfast, Trump told the audience "don't worry" about his tense phone calls with leaders and promised to "totally destroy" a law barring churches from preaching politics.
Feb. 2, 2017
Democrats are limited in what they can do as a minority party to block Trump nominees. As they boycott hearings, Republicans suspend normal rules twice to clear the new president's Cabinet picks.
Feb. 2, 2017
Phil was in an unusually feisty mood — but once he settled down, he saw his own shadow, officials deemed.
Feb. 2, 2017
After reports of an acrimonious discussion about refugees with Australia's prime minister surface, President Trump says, "I will study this dumb deal!"
Feb. 2, 2017

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