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New virus case aboard US warship prolongs quarantine

New virus case aboard US warship prolongs quarantine

A new case of a viral infection aboard a US navy warship was reported Tuesday, which means the USS Fort McHenry will continued to be quarantined at sea in the Middle East, according to the US Navy Fifth Fleet. The new case means 26 sailors and Marines have fallen ill on board since December. The…MORE

Trump declared an (unpopular) national emergency — and lost no public support

Trump declared an (unpopular) national emergency — and lost no public support

CNN’s latest poll shows President Donald Trump’s approval rating hitting 43% with voters and 42% with all adults. That’s not great, but it matches other recent polling that illustrates the President’s approval rating is clearly up after crevassing during the government shutdown in January. Another way to look at these numbers: Trump doesn’t seem to…MORE

Planning a family around a war

Planning a family around a war

“But that’s when I’ll be ovulating,” I protest. It’s the fall of 2017 and my husband, Fernando, has just told me he has to go overseas for a few days. The United States Army is really messing with my plan to get pregnant. We’ve just learned he’s likely to deploy very soon and it’s always…MORE

Rosenstein staying on at Justice Department “a little longer” than anticipated

Rosenstein staying on at Justice Department “a little longer” than anticipated

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is planning to stay on at the Justice Department “a little longer” than originally anticipated, according to a Justice official familiar with his thinking. Initially, he planned to leave in mid-March, but no firm date was ever set and after consulting with Attorney General William Barr, he will now stay…MORE

Two years after voters approved it, Florida legalizes smoking medical marijuana

Two years after voters approved it, Florida legalizes smoking medical marijuana

Smoking medical marijuana is now legal in Florida. It’s been a long time in the making. In 2016, Floridians overwhelmingly voted in favor of a constitutional amendment to allow medical marijuana. However, in 2017 then-Gov. Rick Scott signed a law that banned marijuana smoking in all forms. That ban was overturned on Monday when Gov.…MORE

Elizabeth Warren just had her best moment of the 2020 campaign

Elizabeth Warren just had her best moment of the 2020 campaign

It’s been a bit of a rough start for Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s 2020 presidential campaign. She’s been hounded by her botched handling of claims of Native American heritage and has watched as fellow senators like Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris have zoomed past her in the early jockeying for the chance to take on…MORE

Money, power and data: Inside Trump’s re-election machine

Money, power and data: Inside Trump’s re-election machine

There are no moldy pipes or electrical wires hanging from the ceiling in the new headquarters for President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign. The walls aren’t lined with an eclectic assortment of Trump swag and fan mail. There is no “wall of shame” exhibiting pictures of vanquished rivals. Staffers work at desks and in sleek, glass-doored…MORE

DC attorney general says he’ll fight Trump hotel case to Supreme Court

DC attorney general says he’ll fight Trump hotel case to Supreme Court

A trio of Republican-appointed federal appeals court judges in Virginia indicated in oral arguments Tuesday that they are skeptical of a lawsuit filed by the District of Columbia and Maryland over President Donald Trump’s ongoing interest in his family company, the Trump Organization. One of the judges asked whether the suit was politically motivated —…MORE

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