The Brief

March for Science demonstration in Washington DC
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'It's About Facts'

Thousands of people joined the so-called Science March, which was organized by a coalition of activists and scientists, to voice concern for what they see as President Trump's dismissal of scientific research and to protest his proposed budget cuts to the EPA

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Speaker Ryan: House Won't Rush to Repeal Obamacare

House Speaker Paul Ryan had a not-so-subtle message for the White House on Saturday: Don’t rush Congress to repeal Obamacare just because President Donald Trump wants a win before he hits his 100-day-in-power mark on Friday

Dept. Of Justice Clears Merger Of American Airlines And United Airlines

American Airlines Suspends Employee After Altercation

American Airlines suspended a flight attendant after a video emerged of an altercation between him, several passengers and a mother carrying her child. The flight attendant allegedly "violently took" the stroller, hitting the mother and just missing the baby

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Trump Administration Asks Surgeon General To Resign

The Trump Administration asked Surgeon General Vivek Murthy to resign, calling his departure a continuation of the transition between the two presidential administrations. Murthy was replaced by his deputy, Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department K-9 officers search the Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada after an employee received a suspicious phone call that led about 10 people to evacuate the building on February 27, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nev.

Suspect in Jewish Center Bomb Threats Charged in U.S.

The Israeli-American man arrested in March as the primary suspect in a series of bomb threats against Jewish community centers and other institutions throughout the U.S. has been charged in America, the Justice Department announced

President Trump Hosts Italy Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni At White House

Trump Promises 'Massive' Tax Cuts

President Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a "massive tax cut" under a tax reform package he plans to unveil n ext week. Without giving details, he said the cuts will be "bigger I believe than any tax cut ever"

Tillerson, Kelly And Sessions Announce New Immigration Executive Order

Jeff Sessions: 'I Wasn't Criticizing' Hawaii

Attorney General Jeff Sessions landed in hot water for a seemingly dismissive comment towards Hawaii when he called it "an island in the Pacific"— but he says he did not mean to insult the state. "I wasn't criticizing the judge or the island," Sessions said

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France Prepares for Election in Shadow of Attack

France began picking itself up from another shooting claimed by ISIS, with President Francois Hollande calling together the government's security council and his would-be successors in the election campaign treading carefully before voting

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Trump: First 100 Days Is ‘Ridiculous’ Standard

President Trump spent weeks hyping the success of his Administration's first 100 days in office. But he seemed to turn on the metric, tweeting that it's a "ridiculous standard." The President's souring comes as voters expressed their displeasure in a new poll

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Court Rejects Ex-Illinois Gov. Blagojevich's Appeal

A federal court rejected the appeal of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, dashing one of the Democrat's last hopes of getting out of prison before he has served his full 14-year sentence for corruption