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Jean Kennedy Smith, last surviving sibling of JFK, is dead at 92

Jean Kennedy Smith, the last surviving sibling of slain President John F. Kennedy, who as U.S. ambassador to Ireland in the 1990s played a pivotal role in the Northern Irish peace process, died on Wednesday at age 92.

Posted on 18 June 2020 | 2:02 pm

Portraits of former Confederate House speakers to be removed: Pelosi

Portraits of four former House of Representatives speakers who served the Confederacy will be removed from the U.S. Capitol, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday.

Posted on 18 June 2020 | 2:00 pm

U.S. Supreme Court blocks Trump bid to end 'Dreamers' immigrant program

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday dealt President Donald Trump a major setback on his hardline immigration policies, blocking his bid to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants - often called "Dreamers" - who entered the United States illegally as children.

Posted on 18 June 2020 | 1:52 pm

Pelosi urges Senate to take up 'Dreamers' bill after top court ruling

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday urged the Senate to take up legislation previously passed by the Democratic-led House in support of so-called "Dreamers" now that the Supreme Court has blocked President Donald Trump's effort to end their protections.

Posted on 18 June 2020 | 1:46 pm

Trump says process to deal with Dreamer immigrants must start all over

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said a legal solution was needed to address the hundreds of thousands of so-called Dreamer immigrants after the nation's top court blocked his earlier effort to end their protections, but gave no other details on how he planned to proceed.

Posted on 18 June 2020 | 1:46 pm

U.S. House panel hears from Facebook, Google, Twitter on election security

Top officials from Facebook, Google and Twitter were grilled by U.S. lawmakers on Thursday at a virtual hearing on foreign influence and election security ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential contest.

Posted on 18 June 2020 | 1:42 pm

Trump to release new list of conservative Supreme Court nominees

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he planned to release a new list of conservative nominees to the U.S. Supreme Court after the high court dealt him a major setback on his hardline immigration policies.

Posted on 18 June 2020 | 1:37 pm

Months before election, Trump finds himself at odds with most Americans' views

The temporary fences that separated protesters from the White House have come down. But its occupant, President Donald Trump, appears to be more isolated than ever.

Posted on 18 June 2020 | 12:49 pm

Former White House aide Bolton says Trump not 'fit' to be president

Former top White House aide John Bolton delivered a damning indictment of his former boss, saying Donald Trump's behavior in office and dealings with foreign leaders showed he was unfit to be president of the United States.

Posted on 18 June 2020 | 12:49 pm

Pelosi says Trump 'ethically unfit' for presidency, will continue oversight

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday revelations in a book by a former top White House aide show President Donald Trump is unfit and unprepared to be president and Democrats will continue oversight of the Republican president's behavior.

Posted on 18 June 2020 | 11:40 am

Trump: U.S. Supreme Court decisions 'horrible'

President Donald Trump on Thursday railed against the U. S. Supreme Court's "horrible" decisions, seemingly referring to recent rulings that gay and transgender workers are protected under federal employment laws and blocking his bid to end legal protections for immigrants known as "Dreamers."

Posted on 18 June 2020 | 11:29 am

Factbox: Who are the immigrant 'Dreamers' affected by the U.S. Supreme Court ruling?

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that President Donald Trump's administration erred in ending a program that offered work permits and protection from deportation to hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children, a group often called the "Dreamers."

Posted on 18 June 2020 | 11:11 am

U.S. lawmakers offer bill to block Trump from German troop withdrawal

U.S. congressional Democrats introduced legislation on Thursday to block President Donald Trump's plan to remove 9,500 troops from close ally Germany by prohibiting funding for a withdrawal of U.S. forces from Europe without congressional approval.

Posted on 18 June 2020 | 10:42 am

U.S. senators unveil bill to curb foreign espionage, influence on campuses

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced legislation on Thursday aimed at protecting research and innovation on U.S. campuses and preventing suspected theft of intellectual property by China and other countries.

Posted on 18 June 2020 | 10:18 am

Biden launches first major advertising campaign in battle against Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden launched his first major advertising blitz in six battleground states on Thursday as he intensified his effort to defeat President Donald Trump in November's election.

Posted on 18 June 2020 | 9:10 am