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By freezing the justices' assets, "the [U.S.] is supporting the Venezuelan people in their efforts to protect ... democratic governance in their country," said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
May 18, 2017
Ohio Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown wants Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to spell out all of the Trump family business ties. But so far, that list has not been provided. The two tangled over it.
May 18, 2017
The president said on Thursday the Affordable Care Act is "dead. It's gone." The Senate is considering repeal legislation passed by the House, but Obamacare isn't faring as badly as Trump suggests.
May 18, 2017
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden says he wants the U.S. to remain in the 2015 Paris climate accord. Energy companies like Exxon Mobil and BP have also urged President Trump to continue supporting the deal.
May 18, 2017
Ohio Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown wants Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to spell out all of the Trump family business ties. But so far, that list has not been provided. The two tangled over it.
May 18, 2017
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein wrote a memo critical of former FBI Director James Comey. Senators say Rosenstein told them today he knew beforehand that President Trump intended to fire Comey.
May 18, 2017
Oxfam calls the level of inequality in the country "obscene." The disparity is only growing, the charity says, in light of what it describes as the misallocation of the country's resources.
May 18, 2017
A newspaper in Brazil is reporting that President Michel Temer was caught on tape endorsing hush money payments, as part of a widespread political corruption scandal. Temer denies the allegation.
May 18, 2017
The ban is part of a series of measures related to integrating immigrants. The country's foreign minister has called the full-face veil a symbol of a "counter-society."
May 18, 2017
OB-GYNs and primary doctors disagree on whether women need a pelvic exam every year. When women were told a medical society recommended against it, they were much less likely to have the exam.
May 18, 2017
"I knew from day one that my service there would not last forever," Chaffetz said in a statement. The Republican currently chairs the powerful House Oversight Committee.
May 18, 2017
President Trump is holding a press conference with Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos.
May 18, 2017
Government statistics show a big increase in the number of foreign guest workers approved to work on American farms this year. It's up 36 percent over the same period last year.
May 18, 2017
The U.S. trade representative formally notified congressional leaders in a letter Thursday that the president intends to begin negotiations with Canada and Mexico "as soon as practicable."
May 18, 2017
Today, one in six newlyweds marry someone outside their race, which appears to allude to a more accepting society.
May 18, 2017
The settlement does not cover claims of personal injury or property damage. But it would resolve a class-action suit against Toyota, Subaru, BMW and Mazda.
May 18, 2017
The vote begins a months-long process to collect — once again — public comment on how the government should regulate Internet service providers. The FCC is repealing Obama-era rules.
May 18, 2017
In the meantime, some are producing their own shows or creating material for alternative platforms like YouTube.
May 18, 2017
For more than two decades, King Willem-Alexander has regularly served as a co-pilot on commercial flights. He is rarely recognized, he told De Telegraaf newspaper.
May 18, 2017
Emergency responders have blocked the area where a car plowed into a crowd after leaping a curb at 45th Street and Broadway, according to fire officials. It's not clear why the car crashed.
May 18, 2017

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