October 21, 2018

US general was wounded in Kandahar attack

National Guard(KANDAHAR, Afghanistan) -- Army Brigadier General Jeffrey D. Smiley was the wounded U.S. service member shot in Thursday's insider attack in Kandahar that killed two top Afghan officials in the province. The top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan was also present during that attack, but was unharmed. "I can confirm that General Smiley is recovering from a gunshot wound," Lt. Cmdr. Grant Neeley, a spokesman for Resolute Support, the NATO-led training command in Afghanistan,..
October 21, 2018

Police in Mexico try to head off caravan of Central American migrants determined to reach the US

Matt Gutman/ABC News(TAPACHULA, Mexico) -- A caravan of thousands of footsore Central American migrants who say they are seeking refuge from violence in their countries was moving north Sunday under the close watch of an army of Mexican federal police in riot gear. Mexican officials said federal police were staying in front of the caravan, which stretched about two miles and comprised mostly of people from Honduras and Guatemala many of whom say they are determined to reach the U.S. border 1,700..
October 21, 2018

Police in Mexico try to stop caravan of Central American migrants determined to reach the US

Matt Gutman/ABC News(TAPACHULA, Mexico) -- A caravan of thousands of footsore Central American migrants who say they are seeking refuge from violence in their countries was moving north Sunday under the close watch of an army of Mexican federal police in riot gear. Mexican officials said federal police were staying in front of the caravan, which stretched about two miles and comprised mostly of people from Honduras and Guatemala many of whom say they are determined to reach the U.S. border 1,700..
October 21, 2018

Republicans trumpet pre-existing condition protections despite voting record

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- In the final weeks of the 2018 midterm campaign, Republican candidates across the country have released ads touting concerns about maintaining protections for people with pre-existing conditions, even as their party and the current administration have moved repeatedly to weaken the anti-pricing discrimination laws. In more than 20 competitive districts from California to North Carolina, Republicans in tight federal House and Senate races have released new televis..