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Trump heads to UN amid tensions with Iran, questions over call with Ukrainian leader

(NEW YORK) --  President Donald Trump will join leaders from around the world as they converge in New York City this week for the United Nations General Assembly, an annual high-profile diplomatic gathering. "I think for President Trump at the U.N., the hope is the third time is the charm,"…... Read More

Cory Booker needs $1.7M before October to stay in race, campaign says

(WASHINGTON) -- The next 10 days will decide whether Sen. Cory Booker's campaign for president continues. In a new internal memo, which was leaked and posted on Medium Saturday, Booker's campaign manager Addisu Demissie said Booker needs to raise $1.7 million by Sept. 30 to be in a position to…... Read More

Elizabeth Warren highlights violence against transgender women of color, reads names of those killed this year

(WASHINGTON) -- Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-MA., was the penultimate speaker at Friday night’s forum focused on LGBTQ issues, and took the stage with a powerful opening statement. “If elected President, what should LGBTQ Americans expect from the first 100 days in office?” moderator Lyz Lenz asked Warren. “I’m not going…... Read More

North Carolina school officials cancel football game after cheerleaders' Trump 2020 banner

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- A week after authorities placed a North Carolina high school cheerleading squad on probation for displaying a pro-Trump banner before a football game, school officials abruptly canceled the school's Friday night game due to safety concerns. On Monday, the cheerleading team at North Stanly High School, about…... Read More

Inside President Donald Trump's push for Ukraine probe of Democratic rival

(WASHINGTON) -- When Rudy Giuliani, the president's personal attorney, endeavored in early 2019 to have former Vice President Joe Biden investigated in Ukraine, one of his points of contact was the country's former prosecutor general, Viktor Shokin, whose ouster in March of 2016 -- and Biden's involvement in it --…... Read More

Trump administration demands UNC, Duke revise joint Middle East studies program

(WASHINGTON) --  The Department of Education has ordered the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University to remodel their joint Middle East studies program, alleging that it inappropriately uses federal grants to advance "ideological priorities" and that the curriculum does not spend enough time highlighting "positive" imagery…... Read More

Trump denies knowing whistleblower's identity, calls controversy 'political hack job'

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Friday denied knowing the identity of a whistleblower who filed a formal complaint about a call the president had earlier this summer with a foreign leader, but attacked the person as "partisan" and called the unfolding controversy "just another political hack job." "I do…... Read More

Public invited to reception, funeral Mass for legendary journalist Cokie Roberts

(WASHINGTON) -- The family of legendary ABC News and NPR journalist Cokie Roberts has invited the public to help celebrate her life at a Friday reception and then at a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday. On Friday, a reception in her memory will be held at the National Press…... Read More

Trump announces sanctions on Iran's national bank ahead of military options meeting

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump announced "the highest level of sanctions" on Iran's national bank on Friday, following an attack on Saudi oil facilities last weekend. The decision comes as the president will convene a meeting of his senior advisers Friday afternoon to consider options to retaliate against Iran for…... Read More

Bill de Blasio ends 2020 presidential campaign

(NEW YORK) -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday morning that he is ending his 2020 presidential campaign."Getting out there, being able to hear people's concerns, address them with new ideas has been an extraordinary experience," he told MSNBC's Morning Joe. "But I have to tell you,…... Read More

Trump admin reverses decision to deny immigrants' access to medical care

(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will resume accepting applications to delay deportations for non-citizens and their families legally seeking medical treatment in the country, USCIS confirmed to ABC News.It wasn't immediately clear why the administration decided to reevaluate the policy and backtrack on the decision to deny all…... Read More