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VIDEO: Sec. Perdue Calls on Congress to Fix Forest Service Fire...

Perdue argued that taking funds from prevention efforts only leaves behind more fuel in the forests for future fires to burn, exacerbating the situation.

Justices allow Trump administration ban on most refugees

The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to maintain its restrictive policy on refugees.

Congress backs measure condemning white nationalists

Congress has backed a resolution condemning white supremacists, neo-Nazis and other hate groups following a white-nationalist rally in Virginia that descended into deadly violence.

Trump: US a ‘bit lucky’ Irma veered from original course

President Donald Trump said Sunday that “we may have been a little bit lucky” after Hurricane Irma veered from its original course and headed along Florida’s west coast, instead of east.

Judge opens door for lawsuit over girl declared brain dead

INTERESTING --> A California judge ruled that a teen girl who was declared brain dead more than three years ago after a tonsillectomy may technically still be alive, allowing a malpractice lawsuit against the hospital to move forward and possibly setting up the family to have her care paid for if they succeed.

Giant portrait of toddler peers over US-Mexico border wall

A photo of a giant toddler stands in Mexico and peers over a steel wall dividing the country from the United States.

DeVos planning to scrap Obama rules on campus sexual assault

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos declared that “the era of ‘rule by letter’ is over” as she announced plans to change the way colleges and universities handle allegations of sexual assault on campus.

Governors back bipartisan Senate bid to control health costs

A group of Republican and Democratic governors became the latest voices to endorse a bipartisan Senate drive to control health insurance costs, in defiance of President Donald Trump.

Appeals court: Grandparents not part of Trump’s travel ban

Grandparents, cousins and similarly close relations of people in the United States should not be prevented from coming to the country under President Donald Trump’s travel ban, a federal appeals court has ruled

House heads toward passage of Harvey aid bill, debt hike

Conservative grumbling aside, the House is heading toward backing a $15.3 billion disaster aid package that President Donald Trump and Democrats have linked to a temporary increase in America’s borrowing authority and keeping the government funded through December.

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