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Trump presidential election linked to rise in premature births among US Latina women: Study

The study, published in the journal JAMA Network Open, was prompted by smaller studies that had suggested adverse, stress-related health effects among Latin Americans in the US after the Trump election.

US House Homeland Security panel head says Trump words endanger lawmakers

Representative Bennie Thompson, in a letter to Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Michael Stenger who heads the police board, cited "heightened threats" to four House Democrats who have come under attack by Trump, as well as other members of Congress.

Records detail frenetic effort to bury stories about Trump

Court records released Thursday show that President Donald Trump took part in a flurry of phone calls in the weeks before the 2016 election as his close aides and allies scrambled to pay porn star Stormy Daniels to keep quiet about an alleged affair.

Donald Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia for labour secretary

Trump tweeted the news Thursday evening, less than a week after his previous secretary, Alexander Acosta, resigned amid renewed criticism of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Trump supporters ridicule non-white Democrat lawmaker criticised by him

Donald Trump, during a rally on Wednesday in North Carolina, defended his remarks against Democratic lawmakers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib, accusing them of hating the country and that they should just "go back" to where they came from.

Lead paint suppliers settle California lawsuit for $305M

The settlement comes after years of legal and legislative battling in California and other states.

Texas: Five immigrants dead following US Border Patrol car chase

The chase began after a Border Patrol agent noticed three vehicles traveling in a caravan and suspected smuggling. Border Patrol agents stopped two of the vehicles and made multiple arrests, but the third vehicle continued.

Ex-Playboy model Karen McDougal released from deal, can discuss alleged Trump affair

McDougal filed suit in California last month seeking to be released from a deal reached in 2016 with AMI, publisher of the National Enquirer, that gave the company exclusive rights to her story in exchange for $150,000.