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Chad Wolf defends Trump administration’s Portland protest response

Appearing before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Wolf said DHS officers and agents were deployed to Portland to protect federal buildings from destructive attacks and claimed they did not interfere with peaceful protests.

Judge nixes Trump bid to delay suit from E. Jean Carroll, who is alleging rape

A New York judge knocked down President Trump's bid to delay a lawsuit from E. Jean Carroll, who accused him of rape, ruling in a decision released Thursday that the presidency doesn't shield him from the case. Carroll was a longtime Elle magazine advice columnist until December.

Senator launches investigation into Postal Service delays

A Democratic senator said Thursday he is launching an investigation into changes at the US Postal Service that are causing delays in mail deliveries across the country just as big volume increases are expected for mail-in election voting.

Hurricane forecast: ‘One of the most active seasons on record’

Following a record number of Atlantic Ocean storms over the past two months, including five that struck the United States, government scientists on Thursday updated their forecast for the remainder of the hurricane season, saying it was likely to be extremely active.

A 4th Presidential Debate? Commission Says No to Trump

Members of the Commission on Presidential Debates on Thursday rejected the Trump campaign’s request for changes to the fall debate schedule, declining to shift the debates earlier or add a fourth debate to the calendar.

Lawmakers aim to prevent Trump from bypassing ban on armed drone sales

A bill that Democratic and Republican senators plan to introduce Thursday would ban the sale of advanced armed drones to any nation that is not a close US ally, according to lawmakers and congressional aides.

Seeking refuge in US, children fleeing danger are expelled

More than 2,000 unaccompanied children have been expelled since March under an emergency declaration enacted by the Trump administration.

NY prosecutors subpoena Trump’s records from Deutsche Bank in criminal probe

The New York prosecutors who are seeking President Trump’s tax records have also subpoenaed his longtime lender, a sign their criminal investigation into Trump’s business practices is wide-ranging.