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Donald Trump finally admitted Friday that "President Barack Obama was born in the United States," reversing himself on the issue that propelled him into national politics five years ago. Trump sought to end his longstanding attempt to discredit the nation's first African-...
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is set to flesh out his child care policies during a Tuesday night speech in Pennsylvania, where he'll be joined by his daughter Ivanka Trump. The event will be the younger Trump’s first public campaign appearance since a speech at...
The Austin Police Department will find the money within its budget to resolve a backlog of sexual assault kits and other DNA evidence waiting to be processed, Police Chief Art Acevedo told the City Council on Monday. But what that will look like is undetermined. “What you heard...
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton fell ill during a memorial service marking the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, leaving abruptly and inserting new speculation about her health into a presidential campaign in which Republican Donald Trump...
Trump sought to allay voter concerns about his temperament Wednesday as Hillary Clinton tried to assure Americans that her mistakes in handling national security email should not undercut their trust in her capacity to lead the nation. In a scrappy prelude to their upcoming...
ITT Educational Services announced Tuesday that it is closing all of its ITT Tech schools across the United States. The company blamed the closure on the U.S. Department of Education saying that the “action of our federal regulator to increase our surety requirement to 40...
While Donald Trump doubled down this week on his vow to make Mexico pay for his proposed southern border wall, his campaign is reported to be weighing options that don’t necessarily involve the seemingly far-fetched scenario of the Mexican government handing America a great, big...
That idea that Donald Trump is softening his immigration policy: Not going to happen. The Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday re-upped the harsh immigration rhetoric that electrified his primary campaign, vowing "no amnesty" for undocumented migrants living in the...
Donald Trump is making a surprise trip Wednesday to Mexico in his first visit as the Republican nominee to meet with a world leader -- one who has publicly insulted him and criticized his immigration and border policies. The lightning-speed visit with Mexican President Enrique...