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Video: Bob Schieffer on finding truth in today’s deluge of news

October 18, 2017 By

Legendary journalist Bob Schieffer provides an inside look at the changing role of media and asks whether today’s citizens are more informed or just overwhelmed.

Justice Department insists Trump Twitter account is private

October 18, 2017 By NCC Staff

In legal papers filed late last week, Justice Department lawyers want a federal court to dismiss a First Amendment lawsuit about President Donald Trump’s Twitter account.

Remembering William Seward’s Alaska ‘folly’

October 18, 2017 By NCC Staff

In today’s popular culture, William Seward is best known for his association with Abraham Lincoln. But his name is also forever linked to a decision back in 1867 that brought Alaska into the fold as a United States territory, at a bargain price.

New Trump immigration order blocked

October 17, 2017 By Lyle Denniston

President Trump’s third attempt to put strict new limits on immigration from Mideast nations – like the first two – ran into trouble in federal court on Tuesday, with a judge in Hawaii blocking it from going into full effect at midnight.

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