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Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Puerto Rico's embattled governor says he won't seek re-election. In Hong Kong, protests around China's control over the territory continue. Also, tensions are raised when Iran seizes a British oil tanker.

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

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Friday, July 19th, 2019

The U.S. destroys an Iranian drone over the Strait of Hormuz. We hear from Mark Morgan, acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. And, a heat wave is building across the U.S. Also, we have some details about next week's highly-anticipated testimony of former special counsel Robert Mueller.

Friday, July 19th, 2019

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Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Trump continues his attacks on four Democratic congresswomen of color. Protests in Puerto Rico over the governor's texts turned chaotic. And, the U.S. says it will not sell F-35 jets to Turkey after the NATO ally bought missiles from Russia.

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

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Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

The House of Representatives votes to condemn Trump's racist tweets against four congresswomen of color. Planned Parenthood ousts its president. Also, protesters in Moscow demand opposition candidates be added to election ballot.

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

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Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

President Trump doubles down on racist remarks directed at freshmen congresswomen of color. The White House implements a new rule for asylum seekers from Central America. And, big tech comes to Capitol Hill for congressional hearings.

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

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Monday, July 15th, 2019

Critics are saying a series of tweets from President Trump targeting progressive Democratic congresswomen are racist. And why didn't immigration raids expected this weekend happen? Also, protesters in Puerto Rico are calling on the governor to resign.

Monday, July 15th, 2019

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Friday, July 12th, 2019

This weekend parts of the southern U.S., including New Orleans, will be hit by the first tropical system to strike the U.S. this hurricane season. And, the president says he will no longer try and add a citizenship question to the Census. Also, singer R. Kelly has been arrested on federal charges in Chicago.

Friday, July 12th, 2019

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Thursday, July 11th, 2019

Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta is defending a plea deal he oversaw nearly a dozen years ago as a U.S. attorney in Florida. And the British Navy stopped Iran from blocking a U.K. tanker. Also, one of the biggest teachers unions in the country is suing the U.S. Department of Education.

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

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Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

We go to the U.S. southern border as new data shows apprehensions of those crossing illegally were lower in June. A judge in the Census citizenship case says the Trump administration can't change its team of lawyers. Also, why are Democrats calling for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign?

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

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Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

Federal prosecutors have charged multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein with sex trafficking of minors and paying victims to recruit other underage girls. And a controversial extradition bill in Hong Kong that spawned mass protests is dead. Or is it? Also, the Affordable Care Act is back in court.

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

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