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Poll: 80 Percent of Americans Oppose Sanctuary Cities

New York City has several sanctuary policies that prohibit, with few caveats, local law enforcement from handing criminals over to immigration authorities unless they commit any of 170 crimes the city has listed. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)
New York City has several sanctuary policies that prohibit, with few caveats, local law enforcement from handing criminals over to immigration authorities unless they commit any of 170 crimes the city has listed. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

Cities with sanctuary policies that shield illegal immigrants, especially those who commit crimes, are facing pressure under the new administration. A new poll shows the...

  • A firefighter carries a woman from her car after it was caught in street flooding as a powerful storm moved across Southern California in Sun Valley, Calif. on Feb. 17. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

    Unexpectedly Wet Winter Overwhelms Dry California

    LOS ANGELES—An unusually wet and rainy season is testing the limits of California’s water management system, with some reservoirs in Northern California reaching near capacity,... Read more

  • President Donald Trump and Housing and Urban Development nominee Ben Carson pose in front of the Ben Carson exhibit during a visit to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC. on Feb. 21, 2017.  (Kevin Dietsch - Pool/Getty Images)

    Trump Denounces ‘Horrible’ Threats Against Jewish Centers

    WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump on Tuesday denounced recent threats against Jewish community centers as “horrible” and “painful.” He said they are a “very sad reminder of... Read more

  • President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up to the media on his return to the White House on President's Day in Washington on Feb. 20, 2017. The president was returning from a long weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. (Mike Theiler-Pool/Getty Images)

    Trump Visits African American History Museum

    President Donald Trump is visiting the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The president is touring the museum’s exhibits with a group that... Read more

  • President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the AeroMod International hangar at Orlando Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Florida on Feb. 18, 2017. President Trump is holding his rally as he continues to try to push his agenda through in Washington, DC. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    What Trump Meant When He Was Talking About Sweden

    Comments made by President Donald Trump at a Feb. 18 rally in Melbourne, Florida, that talked about problems in Sweden, were based on a story... Read more

  • In this image from NASA TV, the SpaceX Falcon rocket launches from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. It's carrying a load of supplies for the International Space Station. (NASA TV via AP)

    SpaceX Launches Rocket From NASA’s Historic Moon Pad

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA’s long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked on... Read more

  • Hesperia Unified School district Maintenance and Operations Staff cut away a tree which fell on a car at Kingston Elementary School in Hesperia, Calif., on Friday Feb. 17, 2017. High winds preceded heavy rain as a winter storm blew into the High Desert. [James Quigg /The Daily Press via AP)

    2 Dead, Torrents of Rain Slam Southern California

    LOS ANGELES—A huge Pacific storm parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least two... Read more

  • A Space X Falcon9 rocket is readied for launch Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at Launch Complex 39A  at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Saturday morning's planned launch will be SpaceX's first from Florida since a rocket explosion at another pad last summer. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

    SpaceX Cancels Rocket Launch From NASA Moon Pad

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—SpaceX will have to wait at least another day to launch from NASA’s historic moon pad. Last-minute rocket trouble forced SpaceX to halt... Read more

  • In this image provided by Mike Spilde, Mario Corsalini stands near to a gypsum rosette crystal. In a Mexican cave system so beautiful and hot that it is called both Fairyland and hell, scientists have discovered life trapped in crystals that could be 50,000 years old. (Mike Spilde via AP)

    Biologists Find Strange Cave Life That May Be 50,000 Years Old

    BOSTON—In a Mexican cave system so beautiful and hot that it is called both Fairyland and hell, scientists have discovered life trapped in crystals that... Read more

  • U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a crowd during the debut event for the Dreamliner 787-10 at Boeing's South Carolina facilities in North Charleston, on Feb. 17, 2017. (Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

    Trump Talks Jobs and Jets in Speech at Boeing Factory

    President Donald Trump focused on his promise to reinvigorate American manufacturing in a speech given to Boeing employees and others at the company’s unveiling of... Read more

  • A technician holds up corn seeds that were scanned for their quality at the Monsanto agribusiness headquarters in St Louis in 2009. (Brent Stirton/Getty Images.)

    Research Shows GM and Conventional Corn ‘Not Substantially Equivalent’

    Researchers recently found that a type of corn genetically modified to be tolerant to the herbicide glyphosate has significant molecular differences from conventional corn. The... Read more

  • President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    New Poll: Trump Approval Rating Increases

    A new poll has found that President Donald Trump’s approval rating increased and has remained constant this week. Rasmussen Reports, in its daily tracking poll... Read more

  • The Feb. 15 edition of The New York Times. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Trump Responds to New York Times Claim of Russia Conspiracy

    In a front page story on Feb. 15, the New York Times cited four unnamed current and former U.S. officials to allege that associates of... Read more

  • Boeing 787 Dreamliner takes part in a flying display at the Farnborough Airshow, south west of London, on July 12, 2016. (ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

    Boeing Hails Trump Visit to Plant After Workers Vote Against Union

    COLUMBIA, S.C.—Boeing workers’ overwhelming anti-union vote at the aviation giant’s 787 Dreamliner plant in South Carolina is a big victory for Southern politicians and business... Read more

  • Jordanian supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood set fire to a mock Israeli tank during a protest to celebrate the 'Gaza victory' in the war against Israel, in the capital Amman on Aug. 8, 2014. (KHALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Trump Administration May Add Muslim Brotherhood to Terror List

    The Trump administration may place the Muslim Brotherhood on the foreign terrorist watch list, subjecting it to sanctions, due to the organization’s promotion of Islamic... Read more

  • Education Secretary Betsy DeVos (C) poses for photographs with employees during her first day on the job at the Department of Education in Washington on Feb. 8, 2017. DeVos was confirmed by the Senate after Vice President Mike Pence cast a tie-breaking vote Tuesday. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    Education Secretary DeVos Faces Uphill Battle to Give Parents More Choice

    WASHINGTON—At her confirmation hearing, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos emphasized the need to empower parents to be able to make choices about their children’s education. However,... Read more

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    5 Siblings Missing Since August Found OK, Parents in Custody

    ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Authorities say five young siblings from Rochester who had been missing for six months have been found safe and their parents are in custody... Read more

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