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Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 03:26 AM EDT

Comey to Testify in Open Session on Russia Investigation

Comey to Testify in Open Session on Russia Investigation

Former FBI Director James Comey will testify in open session before one of the legislative committees investigating possible collusion between President Donald Trump and Russia, committee leaders announced...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 07:31 PM EDT

Alabama's GOP Approves New Maps; Dems Vow Repeat Court Fight

Alabama's GOP Approves New Maps; Dems Vow Repeat Court Fight

Alabama's GOP-controlled legislature sent new legislative maps to the governor on Friday, with only hours left in a rancorous session that boiled over when one white Republican shared an email comparing state...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 06:31 PM EDT

Senior WH Adviser Is 'Person of Interest' in Probe: Report

Senior WH Adviser Is 'Person of Interest' in Probe: Report

A senior White House adviser has been singled out as a “significant person of interest” in the federal law enforcement probe of possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia. A report published...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 05:09 PM EDT

Alabama Lawmakers Approve Confederate Monument Protections

Alabama Lawmakers Approve Confederate Monument Protections

Alabama lawmakers approved sweeping protections for Confederate monuments, names and other historic memorials on Friday, even as politicians elsewhere rethink the appropriateness of keeping such emblems on...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 11:16 PM EDT

NAACP President Won't be Returning as Leader

NAACP President Won't be Returning as Leader

NAACP President Cornell William Brooks will not be returning as the leader of the nation's oldest civil rights organization after his contract expires this summer, officials said Friday. Brooks has been the...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 01:19 PM EDT

Fact Check: Special Counsel Questions and Answers

Fact Check: Special Counsel Questions and Answers

Amid ongoing investigations by the FBI and House and Senate intelligence committees, what exactly does the appointment of a special counsel mean? Here are answers to some questions that readers may have.

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 03:51 PM EDT

Trump Attorney Didn't Want Him to Sign Financial Disclosure

Trump Attorney Didn't Want Him to Sign Financial Disclosure

President Donald Trump's attorneys initially wanted him to submit an updated financial disclosure without certifying the information as true, according to correspondence with the Office of Government Ethics. A...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 01:24 PM EDT

Deputy AG Stands by Memo Used to Justify Comey Firing

Deputy AG Stands by Memo Used to Justify Comey Firing

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told Congress he stands by a memo he wrote that the White House has cited as a justification for the firing last week of FBI Director James Comey. But he said he had no...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 11:23 AM EDT

Russians Increasingly Indifferent to Trump, US Turmoil

Russians Increasingly Indifferent to Trump, US Turmoil

While their country has become a daily source of headlines and political intrigue in the United States, most Russians are watching the drama over President Donald Trump's relationship with Moscow with resignati...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 04:25 PM EDT

Chicago's Whimsical Pothole Artist Gets Political With 'Liar' Mosaic

Chicago's Whimsical Pothole Artist Gets Political With 'Liar' Mosaic

A Chicago artist known for filling city potholes with his colorful and sometimes comical mosaics has now left a political message at the president's doorstep. A mosaic of a Russian flag, with “LIAR” spelled out...

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