News archive from 1 July 2018

Zero tolerance sowed confusion from start

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's top health official could barely conceal his discomfort. As Health and Human Services secretary, Alex Azar was responsible for caring for migrant children taken from their parents at the border. Now a Democratic...

Chron, 08:36 in Politics

Bolton: US has plan to dismantle NK nuclear program in year

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser says the U.S. has a plan that would lead to the dismantling of North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs in a year. John Bolton suggests he expects the North...

Chron, 11:10 in Politics

Family separation highlights immigration in Arizona midterms

PHOENIX (AP) — The outrage sparked by the sights, sounds and stories of children separated from parents at the U.S.-Mexico border underscores the outsized role immigration will play in the midterms in Arizona. On all sides of the political spectrum,...

Chron, 12:33 in Politics

Trump delaying NAFTA deal until after midterm elections

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's delaying signing a revised version of the North American Free Trade Agreement until after the midterms in hopes of reaching a better deal. Trump says in a Fox News interview that aired...

Chron, 12:33 in Politics

Canada tariffs on US goods from ketchup to lawn mowers begin

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada began imposing tariffs Sunday on $12.6 billion in U.S. goods as retaliation for the Trump administration's new taxes on steel and aluminum imported to the United States. Some U.S. products, mostly steel and iron, face 25...

Chron, 17:12 in Politics

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