Government And Politics

Origins of family separation issue stretch back many years

Jun 19, 2018

How did US come to separate thousands of migrant children from their parents?

Asian stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

Jun 19, 2018

Asian stocks have tumbled after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on additional Chinese goods

Recording of crying children at border adds to outrage

Jun 19, 2018

An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials took center stage Monday in the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their parents

All 5 first ladies speak out on family separations at border

Jun 19, 2018

All 5 first ladies speak out on family separations at border in an unusual united political front expressing horror at children taken from parents

Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

Jun 19, 2018

President Donald Trump is defending his administration's border-protection policies in the face of rising national outrage

Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports

Jun 19, 2018

President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports as the nations move closer to a potential trade war

Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China from Tuesday to Wednesday

Jun 19, 2018

Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China from Tuesday to Wednesday

Judge: Kansas cannot require proof of citizenship to vote

Jun 19, 2018

A federal judge has ruled Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, a setback for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in a case with national implications for voting rights.

The Latest: Kobach to appeal voting rights ruling

Jun 19, 2018

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says his office will appeal a federal judge's ruling that Kansas cannot require proof of citizenship in order to vote

California lawmakers push diversity through film tax credit

Jun 19, 2018

California lawmakers are trying to encourage better sexual harassment reporting and diverse hiring in the movie industry through the state's film tax credit program

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