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Amid opioid epidemic, White House may cut drug control office budget Amid opioid epidemic, White House may cut drug control office budget
WASHINGTON—In the midst of an opioid addiction epidemic, the Trump administration is considering a plan that would gut the Office of National Drug Control Policy, a White House office that directs the country’s drug prevention efforts. The president's budget office is proposing to slash the drug agency’s budget by 95 percent, according to a letter the ONDCP’s acting director, Richard Baum, sent...
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Sikhs nationwide are opening their temples to dispel myths about turbans Sikhs nationwide are opening their temples to dispel myths about turbans
Members of the Sikh faith are staging outreach events at temples around the country over the next few months as part of a national campaign to dispel American misconceptions that their turbans and beards symbolize a radical or anti-American agenda. In fact, explains Rajwant Singh, it is just the opposite: "The intent of the turban was to declare that this is the person that will be the most hel...
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Court challenges to Trump policies may multiply Court challenges to Trump policies may multiply
WASHINGTON — When President Trump angrily tweeted "SEE YOU IN COURT" following an appellate panel's ruling in February against his ban on immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries, he probably didn't mean so many courts so soon. Now, as his Justice Department prepares to defend a watered-down travel ban from coast to coast over the next 11 days, the administration also faces real and...
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Spending bill excludes border wall, but Trump declares victory anyway Spending bill excludes border wall, but Trump declares victory anyway
WASHINGTON — Although President Trump won't get the $1.4 billion he wanted this week to begin building a Southwest border wall, he declared victory Tuesday, saying he will use money from a government funding deal reached by Congress to replace existing border fencing with "an unbreakable barrier." A bill introduced Monday by congressional negotiators to fund the government through Sept. 30 incl...
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Trump's first 100 days: More Americans moved to Canada, but it's no stampede Trump's first 100 days: More Americans moved to Canada, but it's no stampede
The number of Americans who have taken up residency in Canada in the first 100 days of the Trump administration is up a little over the same period for the two prior years, but it is not enough yet to suggest a bunch of Americans are fleeing the country. Lots of liberals swore they would move to Canada if Trump was elected, but there is plenty of reason to be skeptical of those claims. David Co...
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President Trump: I'd meet with Kim Jong-un 'under the right circumstances' President Trump: I'd meet with Kim Jong-un 'under the right circumstances'
President Trump on Monday told Bloomberg News that he would meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un "under the right circumstances." “If it would be appropriate for me to meet with him, I would absolutely, I would be honored to do it,” Trump said in an interview with the outlet. “If it’s under the, again, under the right circumstances. But I would do that.” He continued: "Most political pe...
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Trump dominates the 101st day with tweets, tough talk about health care Trump dominates the 101st day with tweets, tough talk about health care
President Trump shifted the blame for inaction on key issues including health care to Democrats in a lengthy and wide-ranging CBS interview that aired Sunday. Trump told Face the Nation anchor John Dickerson that the job is "something that I really love and I think I've done a very good job at it." He also began his day Sunday, as he starts many days, with a tweet storm. This time it was as ...
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Congress passes short-term funding bill to avoid government shutdown Congress passes short-term funding bill to avoid government shutdown
WASHINGTON — With just hours left until a government shutdown at midnight, Congress passed a stopgap funding bill Friday that will keep the government open for another week. House members voted 382-30 to approve the legislation, which gives lawmakers until midnight on May 5 to try to reach a compromise on legislation to fund the government through the rest of fiscal year 2017, which ends Sept. ...
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What happened to the draftees who stepped forward the day Muhammad Ali stood still? What happened to the draftees who stepped forward the day Muhammad Ali stood still?
Fifty years ago Friday, on a day when 37 Americans died in the Vietnam War, a group of young men reported to a military induction center in Houston to answer their nation's call to service. When their names were read, all but one stepped forward. Today, the only one we remember is the only one who refused to take that step — Muhammad Ali, the world heavyweight champion. He claimed that he was a...
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Ending one Obamacare subsidy would increase costs of another Ending one Obamacare subsidy would increase costs of another
WASHINGTON — Ending one of the private insurance subsidies created by Obamacare to help more than 7 million people pay for their coverage would end up costing — not saving —the federal government money, according to an analysis from the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation released Tuesday. That’s because stopping subsidies for out-of-pocket costs like deductibles would indirectly increase th...
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