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Monday, May 22, 2017 at 04:01 AM EDT

Key Lawmakers Vow Full Airing of Reasons Behind Comey Firing

Key Lawmakers Vow Full Airing of Reasons Behind Comey Firing

Members of key congressional committees pledged Sunday to proceed with aggressive investigations into Russia's meddling in the U.S. election and any ties with the Trump campaign, saying the American people need...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 11:53 AM EDT

Food Stamps, Medicaid on Chopping Block in Trump Budget

Food Stamps, Medicaid on Chopping Block in Trump Budget

President Donald Trump's budget would drive millions of people off of food stamps, part of a new wave of spending cut proposals that already are getting panned by lawmakers in both parties on Capitol Hill. Tru...

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 05:29 PM EDT

DHS Hopeful David Clarke Denies Plagiarism in Thesis

DHS Hopeful David Clarke Denies Plagiarism in Thesis

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who says he's been appointed an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, has denied he plagiarized content in his master's thesis on homeland security...

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 06:48 PM EDT

Trump: Fight Against Terror a 'Battle Between Good and Evil'

Trump: Fight Against Terror a 'Battle Between Good and Evil'

Demanding Middle East leaders combat a "crisis of Islamic extremism" emanating from their homelands, President Donald Trump tried to revise his previous anti-Muslim rhetoric while recasting the fight against...

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 11:32 AM EDT

Melania Ignores Trump Criticism and Shuns Headscarf

Melania Ignores Trump Criticism and Shuns Headscarf

Ignoring President Donald Trump's past admonition, U.S. first lady Melania Trump did not cover her head Saturday when they arrived in Saudi Arabia on the opening leg of his first international tour since taking...

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 08:56 AM EDT

Fact Check: Trump Claims on Russia Probe Aren't Adding Up

Fact Check: Trump Claims on Russia Probe Aren't Adding Up

Some things aren't adding up in President Donald Trump's account of the investigation into his campaign's relationship with Russians, an inquiry he says "I respect" yet considers a "witch hunt." The matter...

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 04:06 PM EDT

Health Bill Faces Challenges From Senators, Budget Analysts

Health Bill Faces Challenges From Senators, Budget Analysts

Remember the Republican health care bill? Washington is fixated on President Donald Trump's firing of FBI chief James Comey and burgeoning investigations into possible connections between Trump's presidential...

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 07:50 AM EDT

'I Was There for Democracy': Woman Beaten at Turkish Embassy Speaks Out

'I Was There for Democracy': Woman Beaten at Turkish Embassy Speaks Out

Protesters who said they were beaten by the Turkish president's security detail in Washington are speaking out about the incident. A protester who says she was beaten by the Turkish president's security detail...

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 04:13 PM EDT

Trump Basks in Lavish Saudi Welcome, Escaping Troubles in DC

Trump Basks in Lavish Saudi Welcome, Escaping Troubles in DC

President Donald Trump basked in Saudi Arabia's lavish royal welcome Saturday as he left behind, at least temporarily, the snowballing controversies dogging him in Washington. Trump rewarded his hosts with a...

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 12:34 AM EDT

Artist Aims to Challenge People in Power With Projections

Artist Aims to Challenge People in Power With Projections

One D.C. artist is gaining popularity after projecting pictures, phrases and hashtags about President Donald Trump and other powerful Republicans onto buildings in the nation's capital. Most recently, Robin...

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