Trump headed to Paris for WWI events, but will skip peace forum

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump leave the White House Friday for a trip to Paris, France. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI | License Photo Nov. 9 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump heads for France Friday to participate in events marking the centennial of the end World War I, but won't meet with leaders in a peace forum [...]

2018-11-09T16:44:29+00:00November 9th, 2018|

New Trump rules to prevent migrants who cross illegally from seeking asylum

Senior administration officials expected President Donald Trump to sign a proclamation limiting asylum claims about the Southwest border. File Photo by Mario Guzman/EPA-EFE Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The Trump administration announced new rules Thursday to limit people who cross the border illegally from seeking asylum in the United States. Senior administration officials said they expect President Donald [...]

2018-11-09T16:39:31+00:00November 9th, 2018|

Record number of women elected to Congress

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won election to the House on Tuesday from New York. At 29, she is the youngest woman in Congress. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Women will be going to Congress in historic numbers after Tuesday's midterm elections, with some winning key gubernatorial races as well. Some were expected, such [...]

2018-11-07T15:13:49+00:00November 7th, 2018|

What to do if you’re turned away at the polls

There is still a way for you to cast a ballot Tuesday if you're turned away at the polls. Photo by Gary I Rothstein/UPI | License Photo Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Tuesday is Election Day in the United States, where many states have reported problems at the polls in the early voting period. If you arrive to [...]

2018-11-06T14:16:01+00:00November 6th, 2018|

Georgia Sec. of State’s office: Failed alleged hack of voter system

The office of Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp opened an investigation into the Democratic Party of Georgia after a failed alleged attempt to hack the state's voter registration system. Photo by Gary I Rothstein/UPI | License Photo Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Georgia's secretary of state's office said Sunday morning that it had opened an investigation into [...]

2018-11-05T13:25:52+00:00November 5th, 2018|

Trump announces plans to crack down on asylum claims

President Donald Trump said the military is building "massive cities of tents" at the southern border to hold people who cross the border illegally. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Nov. 1 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump said Thursday that his administration plans to place new limits on who can ask for asylum as the U.S. military builds [...]

2018-11-02T15:08:28+00:00November 2nd, 2018|

Trump introduces plan to lower Medicare drug costs, end ‘global freeloading’

President Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar before announcing a plan to overhaul how Medicare pays for certain drugs during a speech at HHS headquarters on Thursday in Washington, D.C. Pool Photo by Chip Somodevilla/UPI | License Photo Oct. 25 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump introduced a plan to allow Medicare to [...]

2018-10-26T14:46:07+00:00October 26th, 2018|

Alaska Gov. Walker drops re-election bid

Alaskan Gov. Bill Walker said he didn't think he would win a three-way race against a fellow Democrat and a Republican. File photo courtesy state of Alaska Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Alaska Gov. Bill Walker suspended his re-election campaign Friday, three weeks before Election Day, saying he didn't believe he could win a three-way race. Walker faced fellow [...]

2018-10-20T14:07:07+00:00October 20th, 2018|

Republican has narrow lead in Tennessee U.S. Senate race: poll

(Reuters) - U.S. Representative Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, who has tied herself tightly to President Donald Trump as she aims to succeed one of his most vocal Republican critics in the U.S. Senate, has a modest lead in her election bid, a Reuters opinion poll found. A Reuters/Ipsos/UVA Center for Politics Poll released on Wednesday [...]

2018-10-19T14:40:25+00:00October 19th, 2018|

Suspicious letter claiming ricin sent to Maine home of Sen. Susan Collins

By Sommer Brokaw  (0) Sen. Susan Collins said a suspicious letter was sent to her home in Bangor, Maine, on Monday that claimed it contained the toxin ricin. File Photo by Erin Schaff/UPI | License Photo Oct. 16 (UPI) -- A suspicious letter was sent Monday to the Maine home of Sen. Susan Collins that the author said contained [...]

2018-10-16T15:27:06+00:00October 16th, 2018|