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Trump says 'on day one' he is removing 'criminal illegal immigrants'

Trump says 'on day one' he is removing 'criminal illegal immigrants'

During a campaign stop in Des Moines, Iowa on Aug. 27, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump vowed to remove "criminal illegal immigrants" from the U.S. "on day one" if elected president.

Trump calls immigration enforcement a civil rights issue

Trump calls immigration enforcement a civil rights issue

While campaigning in Des Moines, Iowa on Aug. 27, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called immigration enforcement a civil rights issue. Trump said that when African Americans and Hispanics lose jobs to illegal immigrants "their rights have been totally violated."

Trump on November election: 'This chance will never come again.'

Trump on November election: 'This chance will never come again.'

While campaigning in Des Moines, Iowa on Aug. 27, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said this election is the last chance voters will ever have to "break up the corruption establishment."

Trump: 'Hillary Clinton thinks she is entitled to be president.'

Trump: 'Hillary Clinton thinks she is entitled to be president.'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton thinks she is entitled to be president during a campaign stop at the Iowa State Fairgrounds on Aug.27. Trump said Clinton is "unfit" to serve in the oval office.

Kaine: 'Really happy to support a strong woman'

Kaine: 'Really happy to support a strong woman'

"My career as a strong man in politics has been built on the support of strong women" says Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine while campaigning in Florida.

Pence says Trump signifies change over status quo

Pence says Trump signifies change over status quo

Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence says voters have the chance to go down "The road less traveled" and choose a leader who has given a voice "To the aspirations and frustrations of the American people."

Clinton arrives for intelligence briefing

Clinton arrives for intelligence briefing

On Aug. 27, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton received her first intelligence briefing since becoming the party's nominee. Clinton visited an FBI office in White Plains, N.Y. for the briefing.

Why Iran keeps harassing the U.S. Navy

Why Iran keeps harassing the U.S. Navy

Recent incidents between the U.S. Navy and Iran are the latest signs of friction near Iran's coast between the two countries.

KKK for Goldwater ad (1964)

KKK for Goldwater ad (1964)

A 1964 campaign ad for Lyndon B. Johnson for president of the United States.

Reporters tease Josh Earnest into saying 'Papahanaumokuakea'

Reporters tease Josh Earnest into saying 'Papahanaumokuakea'

Reporters at the daily White House briefing harangued press secretary Josh Earnest to pronounce the name of the new national monument President Obama declared Aug. 26.

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Adults attending conversion classes at Sixth and I synagogue learn about the traditions behind the ancient Jewish practice of circumcision.

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Property rights and the pipeline

South Dakota rancher John Harter tried to stop TransCanada from securing the right of eminent domain over his land where they want to put part of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, but Harter recently lost his battle in court.

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Brazil swept up by new energy source

In Northeastern Brazil, energy companies are erecting wind farms to capitalize on the constant winds that have challenged farming families for generations.

Making the most out of your museum visit

Making the most out of your museum visit

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Obama slams GOP: 'Do your job'

Obama slams GOP: 'Do your job'

A mashup of highlights from the president's speech on the government shutdown at M. Luis Construction company in Rockville, Md. Thursday.