Government And Politics

New Zealand leader names daughter Neve, leaves hospital

Jun 24, 2018

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford have named their baby daughter Neve and say they want her to grow up in a world in which she can make choices about her family and career based on what she wants

Malaysian political icon Anwar Ibrahim hospitalized

Jun 24, 2018

Prominent Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim has been taken to the hospital after complaining of back and shoulder pain

Violence claims more lives in Nicaragua as unrest continues

Jun 24, 2018

A fresh wave of violence and repression has swept Nicaragua and claimed at least seven lives as international criticism mounts against the government

Mattis to visit China as Taiwan, S. China Sea tensions rise

Jun 24, 2018

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is visiting Beijing this week against the background of growing tensions over Taiwan, China's militarization of South China Sea and expanding overseas presence of the People's Liberation Army

Immigration key issue in rough GOP race for Kansas governor

Jun 24, 2018

Illegal immigration is a key issue for Kansas Republicans as their primary contest for governor grows increasingly contentious

Alaska city honors Guardsmen killed in crash after '64 quake

Jun 24, 2018

A memorial was unveiled Saturday in Valdez, Alaska, honoring four Alaska National Guard members killed during a humanitarian mission in 1964

Protesters, Democrats want immigrant families reunited

Jun 24, 2018

Demonstrators led rallies and protests to decry the separation of immigrant parents from their children by U.S. border authorities while Democratic lawmakers said they aren't convinced the Trump administration has any real plan to reunite them

Activists rally at New York facility housing immigrant kids

Jun 24, 2018

Politicians, religious leaders and community activists have gathered for a rally outside a facility used to process immigrant children separated from their parents at the border and bused from Texas to New York

Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

Jun 24, 2018

Trump administration seeks to expand family detention for immigrants stopped along border

The Latest: Kobach has fundraiser with rocker Ted Nugent

Jun 24, 2018

About 175 people have attended fundraiser for conservative Republican Kris Kobach's campaign for Kansas governor with rocker and gun-rights provocateur Ted Nugent as dozens of people protested outside

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