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Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 01:20 PM EDT

US Military Plane Intercepted by Chinese Fighter Jets

US Military Plane Intercepted by Chinese Fighter Jets

U.S. military officials confirmed two Chinese fighter jets intercepted and almost collided with a U.S. military surveillance aircraft in the East China Sea this weekend, NBC News reported. One of the...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 10:49 PM EDT

McCain to Return to Washington for Crucial Health Care Vote

McCain to Return to Washington for Crucial Health Care Vote

John McCain will make a dramatic return to the Senate for a make-or-break vote on Republican health care legislation Tuesday just days after getting diagnosed with brain cancer, giving an emotional and...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 01:19 PM EDT

A Vacant White House Job: First Pet

A Vacant White House Job: First Pet

Politically ambitious pups and kittens: Put your resumes aside. The job of first pet — an enviable White House gig with luxurious live-in privileges, after-hours access to the president and guaranteed positive...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 08:26 AM EDT

White House Gives Mixed Messages on Pardons

White House Gives Mixed Messages on Pardons

Newly-hired White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci said Sunday that President Donald Trump is "thinking about pardoning nobody" in connection with the Russia investigation, according to NBC...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 03:20 PM EDT

Promising 'A Better Deal,' Democrats Try to Rebrand Party

Promising 'A Better Deal,' Democrats Try to Rebrand Party

Promising "A Better Deal" for American workers, Democratic Party leaders rolled out a new agenda with a populist pitch on Monday as they sought to bounce back from their losses in November and look ahead to the...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 04:23 AM EDT

John McCain Spends Weekend Outdoors With Daughter, Friend

John McCain Spends Weekend Outdoors With Daughter, Friend

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., spent the weekend outdoors about a week after undergoing surgery and being diagnosed with brain cancer, NBC News reported. McCain, 80, tweeted a photo Sunday afternoon of himself and...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 08:18 PM EDT

No Russia Collusion, 'Nothing to Hide,' Kushner Tells Senate

No Russia Collusion, 'Nothing to Hide,' Kushner Tells Senate

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner answered questions from Senate investigators for hours behind closed doors Monday, acknowledging four meetings with Russians during and after Trump's...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 06:46 AM EDT

GOP Health Care Bill Still a Mystery Before Planned Vote

GOP Health Care Bill Still a Mystery Before Planned Vote

The Senate will move forward with a key vote this week on a Republican health bill but it's not yet known whether the legislation will seek to replace President Barack Obama's health care law or simply repeal...

Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 05:39 PM EDT

5 Reasons the Health Care Bill May Fail, 3 Why It May Not

5 Reasons the Health Care Bill May Fail, 3 Why It May Not

There are many reasons why the Senate will probably reject Republicans' crowning bill razing much of former President Barack Obama's health care law. There are fewer why Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...

Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 06:27 PM EDT

WH Indicates Trump Would Sign New Russia Sanctions Bill

WH Indicates Trump Would Sign New Russia Sanctions Bill

The White House indicated Sunday President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get Congress' permission before lifting or...

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