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1Donald Trump

DACA recipients question future

Fourth-year College student Jacqueline "Jacky" Cortes moved to Alexandria, Va. from Mexico at the age of nine with her family on a visitor's visa.


2US National Parks

Pro-Trump rally draws hundreds, not thousands to Washington

Organizers had dubbed it the Mother of All Rallies and hoped to bring out thousands to pack the National Mall on Saturday in support of President Donald Trump. In the end, hundreds of flag-waving demonstrators did their best to make some noise in support of the president, who had skipped town for the weekend.



Trump, in new dig, mocks North Korea leader as a Rocket Mana

President Donald Trump on Sunday mocked the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea as "Rocket Man" while White House advisers said the isolated nation would face destruction unless it shelves its weapons programs and bellicose threats. Trump's chief diplomat held out hope the North would return to the bargaining table, though the president's envoy to the United Nations said the Security Council had "pretty much exhausted" all its options.



Diversity took center stage at Emmys

From people of color to women, the night's biggest winners continued to strengthen the argument often made that the small screen is more inclusive. TV's golden night was decidedly more colorful than many of the other award shows that have attracted criticism for a lack of diversity.


5US Politics

Trump, the 'America First' president, goes to the UN

President Donald Trump speaks during a dinner with Latin American leaders at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, in New York.


6Saturday Night Live

President Trump omnipresent over Emmy Awards ceremony

President Donald Trump never won an Emmy, it's true. But his presence was felt at this year's television awards ceremony more than any actor, writer or producer.



Is America a Christian Nation?

Former President Obama has said that America is not a Christian nation. Was that far left atheism, pro-Islamic proselytizing, or just wishful thinking? A few months ago a young second generation Iranian woman came to my office.



Russian Activist Charged With 'Gay Propaganda' for Posting on Facebook

According to Amnesty International , Romanova will stand trial Monday. If convicted, she may be fined up to 100,000 rubles, or $1,750.



Harvey volunteer claims church fired her for being Jewish, gay

A Friendswood, Texas, woman claims a local church asked her to stop volunteering with Hurricane Harvey victims after learning that she's a Jewish lesbian, according to Channel 2 News . Carmen Hix told the news station she was hurt by their request, adding that she had nothing but good intentions.