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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, right, shakes hands with Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, left, at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., where he announced that McMaster will be the new national security adviser on Feb. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Trump Names Army Strategist H. R. McMaster National Security Advisor

    President Donald Trump picked Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond “H. R.” McMaster as his National Security Advisor, replacing Michael Flynn, who resigned last week. McMaster, a... 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

  • President Donald Trump and Melania Trump stand together 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)

    Trump Mounts Opposition to Globalism in Florida Speech

    President Donald Trump expounded on his principles as a counterpoint to globalism in his rally speech in Melbourne, Florida on Saturday, Feb. 18. “The nation... 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

  • Justin Ross Harris, the father of a toddler who died after police say he was left in a hot car for about seven hours, sits for his bond hearing in Cobb County Magistrate Court in Marietta, Ga., on July 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Marietta Daily Journal, Kelly J. Huff, Pool)

    Ex-wife: Georgia Dad Didn’t Mean to Kill Toddler in Hot Car

    ATLANTA—The ex-wife of a 36-year-old Georgia man convicted of murder for leaving their toddler son to suffer an agonizing death inside a hot SUV said... 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

  • Real estate heir Robert Durst sits in a courtroom during a hearing in Los Angeles, in this file photo.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool, File)

    Witness: ‘It Was Her or Me,’ Durst Said About Slain Friend

    LOS ANGELES—A close friend who for years didn’t want to believe Robert Durst was capable of homicide dropped a bombshell in court implicating the real... 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

  • 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

  • Archbishop Anthony Apuron stands in front of the Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica in Hagatna, Guam in this November 2014 file photo. The Pacific Daily News reports that Cardinal Raymond Burke is scheduled to interview a former altar boy who says he was sexually abused by Guam Archbishop Anthony Apuron. (AP Photo/Grace Garces Bordallo, File)

    Ex-altar Boy Refuses to Testify at Vatican Guam Abuse Trial

    HAGATNA, Guam—A former altar boy who accused Guam’s longtime archbishop of sexually abusing him refused Thursday to testify before a Vatican court headed by American... Read more

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    State Police Warn of Phone Scammers Seeking ‘Yes’ Response

    ALBANY, N.Y.—If you answer the phone and an unfamiliar voice asks “Can you hear me?” state police advise that you say nothing and hang up... Read more

  • In this Feb. 13, 2017 photo, rescue crews use a hovercraft to search the frigid waters of Conesus Lake in Livonia, N.Y., for two missing snowmobilers who are believed to have fallen through the ice. Not-so-frozen lakes have claimed several snowmobilers across the Northeast so far in a relatively mild winter. (Max Schulte/Democrat & Chronicle via AP)

    10 Snowmobilers Die in Thinly Frozen Lakes in Mild Northeast

    ALBANY, N.Y.—Ten snowmobilers have died in thinly frozen lakes across the Northeast so far in a relatively mild winter.Most of the accidents happened in New... Read more

  • President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with county sheriffs in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    New Poll: 53 Percent Approve of Trump’s Job Performance

    A daily presidential tracking poll found that 53 percent of likely U.S. voters approve of President Donald Trump and 47 percent disapprove. Rasmussen Reports, in... Read more

  • US President-elect Donald Trump talks with media, after his meeting with families and victims of last week's attack at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio on Dec. 8, 2016. Somali student Abdul Razak Ali Artan plowed his car into a crowd and slashed several people with a knife on Nov. 28, 2016. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

    The Terrorism Risk Trump Talks About

    When President Donald Trump banned U.S. entry to travelers from seven “countries of concern” for 90 days, it was primarily “to protect its citizens from... Read more

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    Breaking the Cycle of Violence in Chicago

    CHICAGO—Every day, Clarence Franklin would brush his teeth, wash his face, put on his best clothes, pick up his phone and his gun, and go... Read more

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    Escaping Prostitution

    She thought she was about to die. Lying on the hotel room floor, her face was red and swollen from an hour-long beating, and the... Read more

  • Tuskegee airman Dr. Roscoe Brown during the "Red Tails" press junket in New York in 2012. "Red Tails," a film that chronicles the heroism of the Tuskegee Airmen. (AP Photo/Carlo Allegri)

    WWII Hero Roscoe Brown Leaves Legacy of Optimism and Hope

    For Black History Month, Epoch Times honors the contribution the late Roscoe Brown Jr. made to civil rights in New York and the nation. The... Read more

  • With insurers leaving the Obamacare exchanges, Congress needs to act quickly—and find a way to handle the 22 million who have been insured by the law.

    The Breaking Apart of Obamacare

    President Donald Trump and the Republicans have no choice about replacing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), as the law is generally recognized... Read more

  • (L–R) Wang Huijuan, Li Fuyao, and Li Zhenjun at their home in Queens, New York, on Jan. 8, 2017. The family escaped China in 2014 and were granted asylum after enduring years of torture for practicing Falun Gong. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Life After Torture

    NEW YORK—She had been interrogated before, but this time was worse. Wang Huijuan, an elementary school teacher, was a prize catch, and the guard at... Read more

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    Pressure Cooker: Stress, Long Hours, and a Macho Culture Are Pushing Chefs to the Brink

    NEW YORK—The world was Chef Michael Young’s oyster. He was sous chef at Aqua, a fine dining seafood establishment in San Francisco in the late... Read more

  • U.S. Sen. Joseph McCarthy holds a picture showing Clement Richard Attlee, British statesman and prime minister (1945–1951), making a communist salute during the Spanish civil war. (AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

    McCarthyism Was Wrong—and Right

    Two realities of the McCarthyism era, which reached its height in the early 1950s, deserve revisiting. One reality: Politicians engaged in grandstanding and bullying, leveled... Read more

  • Human Rights Executive Director Kenneth Roth introduces the “World Report 2017,” Human Rights Watch’s 27th annual review of human rights practices around the world. It draws on events from late 2015 through Nov. 2016. Roth is speaking at the National Press Club on Jan. 12. (Gary Feuerberg/ Epoch Times)

    Human Rights Watch: Populist Leaders Attacking Human Rights Values

    WASHINGTON—The increased willingness by authoritarian national leaders to ignore and, in some cases, flout fundamental human rights is the dominant theme of Human Rights Watch’s... Read more

  • Yvonne Wakim Dennis talks about her life's work educating people about Native American Indian history and culture, New York, Jan. 12, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    A Messenger of American Indian Culture

    NEW YORK—The desire to preserve and pass on authentic teachings from America’s indigenous people is embodied in Yvonne Wakim Dennis. It is perhaps a fitting passion... Read more

  • On Oct. 24, 2016, in San Francisco, Peiqi Gu talked about her family’s educational values, and how she almost lost the chance to complete school in China due to the persecution of her spiritual faith—Falun Gong. (Cat Rooney/Epoch Times)

    College Student Overcomes Fear of Persecution in China

    SAN FRANCISCO— “For 16 years, I’ve been living in the fear of being persecuted for my faith,” said Peiqi Gu, 30, who grew up in... Read more

  • K-9 Duke and his handler.(Courtesy of Brad Croft)

    Shelter Dogs Become Police K-9s Under Texas Trainer

    A simple phone call in the late ’90s propelled Brad Croft onto the path of saving lives. His wife called him to say someone had... Read more

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    Opioid Epidemic Changes Discourse on Drug Addiction

    Learning her son was a heroin addict left Melissa Forsyth in a state of depression. “I just never thought it would happen to me,” she... Read more

  • A file photo of Scott Martin, a.k.a. Scotty Claus, who started the Living Christmas Tree company to rent live trees to customers for Christmas. The trend of having a live tree instead of a cut one or an artificial one is growing. (Courtesy of Scott Martin)

    The Third Option for Christmas Trees: Go Live

    Having a Christmas tree at home normally means either cutting down a living tree or buying a fake one. And debate has raged about which is truly... Read more

  • Members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and their supporters confront bulldozers working on the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, N.D., on Sept. 3. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

    Dakota Access Pipeline: Behind the Standoff at Standing Rock

    Thousands of Native Americans from hundreds of tribes gathered on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota, in a show of unity unseen since... Read more

  • Police officers Max Chow (C) and Shakara President greet a pedestrian on 125th Street in Harlem, New York, on April 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Effective Policing Comes at a Price

    NEW YORK—“It’s a ray of hope,” said Abena Smith, as she greeted police officers by name and filled their plates with turkey, cake, and other... Read more

  • In this Feb. 20, 2012, file photo, U.S. Sen. John Glenn talks with astronauts on the International Space Station via satellite before a discussion titled "Learning from the Past to Innovate for the Future" in Columbus, Ohio. Glenn, who was the first U.S. astronaut to orbit Earth and later spent 24 years representing Ohio in the Senate, has died at 95. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

    John Glenn, First American to Orbit Earth, Has Died at 95

    WASHINGTON—John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long... Read more

  • Danny Newell, an unemployed logger, at his home in Indian Township, Maine, on Oct. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

    Fixing America’s Unemployment Crisis

    What has been called a “quiet catastrophe” has been unfolding in America: the collapse of work for millions of America’s men, and, more recently, for... Read more

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    Winning Games, Losing Life

    If our society had a canary that fell silent when the air became noxious, it would be the young men trading a job and family... Read more

  • Cornell professor Norman Uphoff, who has been helping farmers around the world by teaching them a new way to grow rice, at this home in Ithaca, N.Y., on Nov. 21. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Going Against the Grain

    Transforming the way the world’s largest food crop is grown has become Cornell University professor Norman Uphoff’s lifework, but success means convincing others it’s better... Read more

  • President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, left, at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., where he announced that McMaster will be the new national security adviser on Feb. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Trump Names Army Strategist H. R. McMaster National Security Advisor

    President Donald Trump picked Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond “H. R.” McMaster as his National Security Advisor, replacing Michael Flynn, who resigned last week. McMaster, a... 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

  • President Donald Trump and Melania Trump stand together 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)

    Trump Mounts Opposition to Globalism in Florida Speech

    President Donald Trump expounded on his principles as a counterpoint to globalism in his rally speech in Melbourne, Florida on Saturday, Feb. 18. “The nation... Read more

  • Gen. Michael Flynn in the lobby at Trump Tower in New York on Dec. 12, 2016. President Trump said at a press conference on Feb. 16 that he had asked Flynn for his resignation as National Security adviser after he had provided "incomplete information" to the vice president. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

    Trump: Flynn Did His Job, But Didn’t Inform Pence Properly

    Michael Flynn, ex-national security adviser to President Donald Trump, did no wrong by calling Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, but didn’t inform Vice President Mike Pence... Read more

  • Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) is sworn in before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee during his confirmation hearing to be the next director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill January 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. A conservative Republican from South Carolina, Mulvaney was nominated by U.S. President Donald Trump. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    Senate Confirms Trump Budget Chief

    WASHINGTON—The Senate Thursday confirmed President Donald Trump’s pick to run the White House budget office, giving the Republicans’ tea party wing a voice in Trump’s... Read more

  • Andrew Puzder, chief executive of CKE Restaurants, exits after his meeting with president-elect Donald Trump at Trump International Golf Club, in Bedminster Township, New Jersey on Nov. 19, 2016. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

    Puzder Withdraws Nomination for Labor Secretary

    WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump’s nominee for labor secretary abruptly withdrew his nomination Wednesday after Senate Republicans balked at supporting him, in part over taxes he belatedly... Read more

  • The Mar-a-Lago Resort is seen where President Donald Trump is hosting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Feb. 11, 2017. The two are scheduled to get in a game of golf as well as discuss trade issues. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Just How Secure Is Mar-a-Lago, House Oversight Chairman Asks

    WASHINGTON—House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz wants to know more about the security measures at Mar-a-Lago, which President Donald Trump calls the “Winter White House.” The... Read more

  • The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington, D.C., on March 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Following Trump Order, IRS Shifts on Health Care Mandate

    WASHINGTON—The IRS says it’s following President Donald Trump’s executive order on health care by easing enforcement of the unpopular Obama-era requirement for people to have... Read more

  • Former wrestling entertainment executive, Linda McMahon testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, at her confirmation hearing on Jan. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

    Former Wrestling Exec Linda McMahon Confirmed to Lead SBA

    WASHINGTON—The Senate has confirmed former wrestling entertainment executive Linda McMahon to lead the Small Business Administration. The vote was 81-19 on Tuesday. Senate Majority Leader... Read more

  • National Security Adviser Michael Flynn waits to answer questions in the briefing room of the White House in Washington on Feb. 1, 2017. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

    National Security Adviser Michael Flynn Submits Resignation

    President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned from his position on Monday night after it was reported that he met with Russia’s ambassador... Read more

  • President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, arrive with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife, Akie, on Air Force One at the Palm Beach International airport as they prepare to spend part of the weekend together at Mar-a-Lago resort in West Palm Beach, Florida on Feb. 10, 2017. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Abe Says He Sought Common Goals, Not Differences With Trump

    TOKYO—Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he stressed common goals, not differences, during his weekend meetings with U.S. President Donald Trump, whom he called a... Read more

  • Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly listens at right as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on cyber security in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    Rasmussen Reports Poll: Majority of Voters Approve of Trump’s Job Performance

    A new daily tracking poll has found that a majority still think President Donald Trump is doing a good job. Rasmussen Reports shows that 52... Read more

  • (L-R) White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, National Trade Council adviser Peter Navarro, Senior Adviser Jared Kushner, policy adviser Stephen Miller, and chief strategist Steve Bannon watch as President Donald Trump signs an executive order in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Jan. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    White House Adviser: We Have ‘Enormous Evidence’ of Voter Fraud

    White House adviser Stephen Miller claimed Sunday that the Trump administration has provided evidence of widespread voter fraud, echoing claims made by President Donald Trump... Read more

  • Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, center, and his wife Betty listen as Vice President Mike Pence speaks in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, after Pence administered the oath of office to Price. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    Tom Price Confirmed as Trump’s Health Secretary

    Former Republican Representative from Georgia, Tom Price, was sworn in as Secretary of Health and Human Services on Feb. 10. The Senate confirmed his appointment with... Read more

  • Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly listens at right as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on cyber security in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    Trump’s Two Options in Response to Appeals Court Ruling

    The Trump administration is left with two options to revive the President’s executive order banning U.S. entry to travelers from seven Muslim-majority “countries of concern” listed... Read more

  • Allan Stevo outside the Metropolitan Republican Club in Manhattan on Feb. 6. Stevo says he and six others were removed from the respected club’s board because they supported Donald Trump. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Republican Club of New York Ousts Pro-Trump Board Members

    NEW YORK—On the evening of Dec. 23, Allan Stevo got an unexpected phone call informing him he was being removed from the board of the Metropolitan... Read more

  • Kellyanne Conway in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, on Aug. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    White House Says Kellyanne Conway ‘Counseled’ Over Ivanka Comments

    The White House said that it has counseled adviser Kellyanne Conway after she appeared to promote Ivanka Trump’s clothing line. “Kellyanne has been counseled, and... Read more

  • President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington on Feb. 2. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

    Trump Puts Religious Freedom Front and Center

    In matters small and large, President Donald Trump has served notice that religion will play a significant role in how he carries out his duties... Read more

  • US Senator Jeff Sessions, Republican of Alabama and nominee for US Attorney General, attends a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC., on Feb. 2, 2017. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Betsy DeVos speaks during her confirmation hearing for Secretary of Education before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. on Jan. 17, 2017. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Betsy DeVos Confirmed as Education Secretary

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  • Justin Ross Harris, the father of a toddler who died after police say he was left in a hot car for about seven hours, sits for his bond hearing in Cobb County Magistrate Court in Marietta, Ga., on July 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Marietta Daily Journal, Kelly J. Huff, Pool)

    Ex-wife: Georgia Dad Didn’t Mean to Kill Toddler in Hot Car

    ATLANTA—The ex-wife of a 36-year-old Georgia man convicted of murder for leaving their toddler son to suffer an agonizing death inside a hot SUV said... Read more

  • Real estate heir Robert Durst sits in a courtroom during a hearing in Los Angeles, in this file photo.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool, File)

    Witness: ‘It Was Her or Me,’ Durst Said About Slain Friend

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    Oklahoma House Passes Bill Ending Electric Chair Executions

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    Man Pleads Not Guilty in Road-Rage Killing of 3-Year-Old Boy

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—The man accused of fatally shooting a 3-year-old boy in a road-rage incident in Little Rock has pleaded not guilty by reason of... Read more

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    Police: 15-Year-Old Took Joyride in Pizza Deliveryman’s Car

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    Police: NYC Driver Drags Trooper During Stop on Long Island

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.—Authorities say a state trooper is recovering from head injuries suffered when he was dragged by a vehicle he had pulled over on a... Read more

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    Woman Accused of Burning 3-Year-Old Son With Lighter

    ANDALUSIA, Ala.—A Covington County woman is accused of burning her 3-year-old son with a cigarette lighter. WSFA-TV reports that court documents show 25-year-old Whitney Leigh... Read more

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    Woman Accused of Stabbing 16-Month-Old Daughter in Back

    MANCHESTER, N.H.—Police say a New Hampshire woman has been accused of stabbing her 16-month-old daughter in the back. Police arrested 29-year-old Evansgina Audy, of Manchester,... Read more

  • Chicago Police investigate a fatal shooting  at 4400 W. Ogden Ave., in Chicago on Feb. 14, 2017. (Eric Clark/Chicago Tribune via AP)

    Video Captured Shooting That Killed Chicago Toddler

    CHICAGO—Police are examining dramatic video that captured a shooting that killed a toddler and a man authorities say was the intended target. The video ,... Read more

  • Sgt. Kim Riley of the Indiana State police announces that two bodies have been found next to Deer Creek on Feb. 14, 2017, east of Delphi, Ind. Riley said foul play is suspected, however, he would not say if the bodies were that of missing Delphi teens Liberty German and Abigail Williams, both 13. (John Terhune/Journal & Courier via AP)

    Police: 2 Bodies Found in Indiana Are Missing Girls

    DELPHI, Ind.—Two bodies found along a northern Indiana stream are those of two 13-year-old girls who went missing Monday and their deaths are being investigated... Read more

  • Gregory Green, of Dearborn Heights, Mich., appears in court in Dearborn Heights, Mich. on Feb. 15, 2017. (Oralander Brand-Williams/Detroit News via AP)

    Man Pleads Guilty in Slayings of His 2 Kids, 2 Stepchildren

    DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich.—An ex-convict has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the slayings of his two young children and two stepchildren at his suburban Detroit... Read more

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    Father Charged in Case of Severely Malnourished Utah Boy

    SALT LAKE CITY—The father of a 12-year-old Utah boy who was found severely malnourished in a feces-strewn bathroom was charged with child abuse on Tuesday,... Read more

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    Texas Neurosurgeon Found Guilty of Maiming Patients

    DALLAS—A Texas jury has found a neurosurgeon guilty Tuesday of maiming patients who had turned to him for surgery to resolve debilitating injuries. The verdict... Read more

  • US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers inspect airline passengers before they board their flights, at LambertSt. Louis International Airport in St Louis, Missouri, October 10, 2016. ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

    Feds: Officer Tried to Help Coke-Carrying Drug Mules at JFK

    NEW YORK—A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer tried to help two drug couriers sneak about 100 pounds of cocaine past screeners at Kennedy Airport,... Read more

  • Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks at a news conference  in Chicago on Feb. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)

    Chicago Toddler Shot and Killed in Latest Spasm of Violence

    CHICAGO—A Chicago toddler was shot and killed on Tuesday in what police suspect was a “gang hit” on a man in a vehicle with her,... Read more

  • Emergency personnel respond to parking structure after several cars caught fire in Anaheim, Calif., on Feb. 13, 2017. (Kyusung Gong/The Orange County Register via AP)

    Investigators Probe Fire That Burned 8 Cars at Disneyland

    ANAHEIM, Calif.—A fire broke out in Disneyland’s main parking structure that burned eight cars and forced seven people to be treated for smoke inhalation, authorities... Read more

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    Driver Dies in Crash Following Pursuit With Virginia Deputy

    SMITHFIELD, Va.—The driver of an SUV involved in a pursuit with a deputy in Virginia has died. Virginia State Police Sgt. Michelle Anaya tells local... Read more

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    Man Caught Driving 22 Times Without License Loses Appeal

    ERIE, Pa.—A state court panel says a Pennsylvania man caught driving without a license 22 times got the punishment he deserved. Randy Stallsmith had claimed... Read more

  • A person posing with an electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette. (AP Photo / Tim Ireland, PA)

    Man Convicted of Stealing $500K in Cigarettes From Warehouse

    NEW HAVEN, Conn.—A New Jersey man has been convicted in federal court of breaking into a Connecticut warehouse and stealing more than 8,000 cartons of... Read more

  • FILE- In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo authorities investigate the scene after a shooting at West Liberty-Salem Schools in Champaign County, Ohio. (Eric Dietrich/Dayton Daily News via AP, File)

    16-Year-Old Victim in Ohio School Shooting Returns to Class

    WEST LIBERTY, Ohio—A 16-year-old victim of an Ohio school shooting has returned to class less than a month after he was critically wounded. Julie Cole... Read more

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