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White House extends national emergency on the southern border

President Donald Trump will extend his national emergency on the US-Mexico border for another year, according to a notice submitted to the Federal Register on Thursday. The notice comes nearly a year after Trump declared a national emergency in order…

Judge denies Roger Stone's request for a new trial

A federal judge has denied Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone a new trial after he made a request for one under seal, according to a notice from the court. Judge Amy Berman Jackson made her ruling known on Wednesday, her…

Deval Patrick ends 2020 presidential campaign

Deval Patrick, the former Massachusetts governor who in November made a late entrance into the Democratic 2020 race, ended his campaign on Wednesday, according to a statement provided to CNN. "I believed and still believe we had a strong case…

NASA is hiring its next class of astronauts

If you've always dreamed of exploring space, here's your chance. NASA wants to get to the South Pole of the moon by 2024 -- and it wants to send a woman there for the first time, along with another man.…

House intelligence Republicans boycott public subcommittee hearing

House Intelligence Committee Republicans boycotted a public hearing on Wednesday in what they say is a protest of the committee's focus on "publicity events" rather than intelligence community oversight. The intelligence panel's ranking Republican, Rep. Devin Nunes of California, and…