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Trump Closes Doors to Immigrants, Some U.S. Citizens Open Them

Trump Closes Doors to Immigrants, Some U.S. Citizens Open Them

By Claudia Torrens | Sep 22
A small but growing number of U.S. citizens have picked up immigrants from detention centers, driven them to bus stations and doctor appointments, shared meals with them or hosted them at their homes.

AP Fact Check: Trump Team Distortions on Fuel Economy Rules

AP Fact Check: Trump Team Distortions on Fuel Economy Rules

By Michael Biesecker Tom Krisher | Sep 20
President Donald Trump and his team are distorting the facts in explaining the administration's decision to stop California from setting its own emission standards for cars and trucks.

Press Freedom Advocates Troubled by Suit Against Iowa Paper

Press Freedom Advocates Troubled by Suit Against Iowa Paper

By Ryan J. Foley | Sep 20
The former administrator for Iowa's third-largest city is suing the area's biggest newspaper, claiming that its coverage was unfair and cost him his job, in a case that has alarmed advocates for press freedom.

Music Starts for Earthlings Around Area 51 Events in Nevada

Music Starts for Earthlings Around Area 51 Events in Nevada

By Ken Ritter | Sep 20
Sound checks echoed from a distant main stage while Daniel Martinez whirled and danced at dusty makeshift festival grounds just after sunset in Rachel, the Nevada town closest to the once-secret Area 51 military base.

Nevada Desert Towns Prep for Possible 'Storm Area 51' Influx

Nevada Desert Towns Prep for Possible 'Storm Area 51' Influx

By Ken Ritter | Sep 19
No one knows what to expect, but the two tiny towns of Rachel and Hiko near the once-secret military research site are preparing for an influx of people over the next few days.

Trump Threatens EPA Action Against San Francisco

Trump Threatens EPA Action Against San Francisco

Sep 19
President Donald Trump threatened to unleash the Environmental Protection Agency on San Francisco Wednesday after a California visit during which he blamed the homelessness crisis on "liberal" policies.

Appeals Court Asked to Halt Discharge of Airmen with HIV

Appeals Court Asked to Halt Discharge of Airmen with HIV

By Denise Lavoie | Sep 19
Lawyers for two Air Force members who are HIV-positive urged a federal appeals court Wednesday to uphold an injunction that bars the Trump administration from continuing with discharge proceedings against them.

Not Real News: Trump Promotes False Video of Rep. Omar

Not Real News: Trump Promotes False Video of Rep. Omar

By Amanda Seitz | Sep 19
President Donald Trump on Wednesday used Twitter to share an edited video made by a conservative comedian that falsely accused Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of dancing and partying last week on the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Oregon Sees Push for Strictest Gun Storage Law in U.S.

Oregon Sees Push for Strictest Gun Storage Law in U.S.

By Andrew Selsky | Sep 19
Carol Manstrom says she lost her 18-year-old son when he grabbed his father's unsecured pistol and shot himself. Paul Kemp lost his brother-in-law when a man opened fire with a stolen AR-15 assault-style rifle at a shopping mall.

Challenge to Parliament Shutdown Wrapping Up At UK Top Court

Challenge to Parliament Shutdown Wrapping Up At UK Top Court

By Jill Lawless | Sep 19
Britain's Supreme Court was hearing final arguments Thursday in a case that will determine whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law by suspending Parliament just weeks before the U.K. is due to leave the European Union.

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