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Undocumented pregnant teen asks full appeals court to review decision on abortion

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- An undocumented pregnant teen, who is in federal custody in Texas, is continuing her fight in court for the right to leave a detention facility to ...

Trump says he's going to declare the opioid crisis a national emergency. Here's what that means

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- When President Trump told reporters that the opioid crisis is a "national emergency" and he would be officially declaring it as such, he raised a point ...

TRANSCRIPT: Widow of fallen soldier La David Johnson speaks out

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- In a wide-ranging interview, Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, spoke out on "Good Morning America" about her husband's death during ...

What are the secret John F. Kennedy assassination files?

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said he will allow the public release of thousands of long-secret documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 54 years ago.A ...

Trump and McCain's war of words over military service

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump and Arizona Sen. John McCain have had a publicly tense relationship for years now, but some of the most searing exchanges ...

McCain blasts Vietnam War 'bone spur' deferments, says it wasn't a swipe at Trump

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., criticized higher-income Americans who avoided fighting in the Vietnam War by getting a "bone spur" diagnosis during an interview on ...

Arizona Sen. John McCain: 'We should not be fighting' over Sgt. Johnson's death

ABC News (NEW YORK) - Arizona Sen. John McCain weighed in on the war of words over President Donald Trump’s handling of a phone call to an Army widow ...

Vietnam War medic who saved 60 on secret mission to receive Medal of Honor

U.S. Army (WASHINGTON) -- Retired Army Captain Gary Michael "Mike" Rose, 71, will receive the Medal of Honor Monday for his heroism as a combat medic during a harrowing ...

Politics shoved aside as five former US presidents unite for hurricane relief concert

Brooks Kraft LLC/Corbis via Getty Images (COLLEGE STATION, Texas) -- Democrats Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and Republicans George W. Bush and George H.W. Bush came together ...

Petraeus: US military protects Americans' right 'to criticize us'

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Retired four-star U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus said the military is "fiercely protective” of the freedoms of speech and expression “even if that includes criticizing ...

Trump is promising to help pay legal costs for White House staffers in Russia probe

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has promised to help cover the mounting legal costs for White House staff members caught up in the investigations of Russia's alleged interference ...

Gun control activist moms are running for office nationwide

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Amber Gustafson, a mother of three, launched her campaign for the Iowa State Senate the day after the Las Vegas gun massacre.She had been planning ...

Outspoken conservative Ben Shapiro on whether free speech still has a place on college campuses

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Ben Shapiro is a 33-year-old father of two, a lawyer who wears button-down shirts and has his own media platforms.He also has been on a ...

President Trump to allow release of classified JFK assassination documents

Central Press/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- President Trump said he will allow the release of long-classified CIA and FBI documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.The thousands of ...

Senators ask Mattis for more information on Niger attack

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- After meeting separately with Secretary of Defense James Mattis, both Sens. Lindsey Graham and John McCain said the military should do more to keep members of ...

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