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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
The White House is confident that Trump is on the right side of the visa and travel ban. Here's why.
Feb. 2, 2017
In Somalia, camels are prized for their nutritious milk and meat. In Australia, they're environmental pests. So more Somali-American chefs are offering meat sourced from the Outback on their menus.
Feb. 2, 2017
Judge Neil Gorsuch was friends with the late justice and subscribed to the judicial philosophy of "originalism" he popularized. So what is it exactly? The doctrine has plenty of critics.
Feb. 2, 2017
Protesters smashed windows and started a bonfire during a demonstration against an appearance by the far-right, self-described provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, an editor with Breitbart News.
Feb. 2, 2017
Democratic senators could filibuster the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. But it is unclear if this is a wise move, or if this would cost them politically in the future.
Feb. 2, 2017
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants more flexibility in deciding whom to quarantine and why. But critics say the changes the agency has proposed raise civil liberties questions.
Feb. 2, 2017
The Trump presidency's early days have been anything but uneventful. Trump voters in Algonquin, Ill., praise both the pace and content of his actions, from the travel ban to his Supreme Court nominee.
Feb. 2, 2017

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