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Voices From the Midwest on Trump’s Presidency

President Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd at a rally at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown, Ohio, on July 25.
President Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd at a rally at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown, Ohio, on July 25.

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Four hundred miles from Washington, it’s not hard to find ordinary Americans who voted for Donald Trump and are happy with how he is...

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  • President Donald Trump makes a statement on the violence this past weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia at the White House in Washington on August 14, 2017. 9Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images)

    White House Clarifies President’s Comments on Virginia Protest Violence

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  • A firefighter breaks down after the World Trade Center buildings collapsed September 11, 2001 after two hijacked airplanes slammed into the twin towers in a terrorist attack. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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  • Jan Edwards, president and CEO of anti-human trafficking organization Paving the Way, in New York City on July 19, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

    Child Sex Trafficking, a Pervasive but Hidden Crime

    NEW YORK—The “silent crime” of human trafficking, and especially child sex trafficking, is getting a tiny bit louder.  Three bills aimed at curbing human trafficking... Read more

  • Irwin Hasen joined the U.S. Army in 1942. He was 5’2” tall. With the rifle stock against his shoulder his fingers could not reach the trigger. Assigned to Special Services at Ft. Dix he drew cartoons and edited the post newspaper. (Used with permission of Irwin Hasen)

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  • A Border Patrol agent on the lookout for illegal aliens crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico into Texas as the sun sets in the city of Roma on May 31. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    As Illegal Crossings Decline, New Focus for Border Patrol

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  • Cemetery at Wounded Knee. (Myriam Moran copyright 2014)

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  • The FBI seal is seen outside the headquarters building in Washington, on July 5, 2016. 
(YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Eric Trump attends the opening Trump Turnberry's new golf course the King Robert The Bruce course on June 28, 2017 in Turnberry, Scotland.  (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

    Eric Trump Shows Brotherly Love for Donald Trump Jr. After Russia Emails Release

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  • Adama Lee Bah, 22, in the Financial District of Manhattan on June 26, 2017. Bah, originally from Guinea, was 7 when she was forced to undergo female genital mutilation and she now works to help end the practice. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times

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  • Bakari Henderson

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  • Border Patrol agents on their mustangs are training to become horse patrol agents in Edinburg, Texas, on May 26, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    Using Horsepower on the Southern Border

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  • Border Patrol Drive

    In Battle Against MS-13, Focus Shifts to Unaccompanied Minors

    MISSION, Texas—The Border Patrol truck brakes as three figures walk up the dirt road, clutching water bottles. A 15-year-old girl and her 11-year-old cousin from... Read more

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