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L.A. Times Exclusive: The White House has found ways to end protection for 'Dreamers' while shielding Trump from blowback

Donald Trump thinks he's running a "well-oiled machine." Others disagree. Inside Donald Trump's White House Chaos

Colman McCarthy's take on the presidenital press conference: 'Believe me,' says our president

While you were reading President Trump's Twitter feed and wondering about Russia:

Miffed at presidential inaction, USCCB leaders urge Trump to protect religious liberty

Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke -- Knights of Malta leader says Burke sparked dispute with Vatican

This is one busy cardinal: Cardinal Burke presides over trial investigating Guam archbishop

As Venezuela's economic crisis deepens, sisters struggle to bring food to the malnourished

Sr. Nancy Linenkugel finds that planning a Mass where the bishop is presiding can be complicated and bring certain changes a congregation might not be used to. Just a few hoops

Manila, the Philippines -- Senator, staunch critic of President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs,charged with drug-related offenses

What about that repeal? House GOP batting around options for revamping President Barack Obama’s health care law

Irish women call for a nationwide strike if they don't get a referendum on the country's brutal abortion ban

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