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Head of Trump-Russia Probe Under Fire, Won't Step Down

Head of Trump-Russia Probe Under Fire, Won't Step Down

Potential White House entanglement in Congress' investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election brought new cries of protest from Democrats on Tuesday as fresh political allegations clouded the probe. D...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 02:24 PM PDT

Trump's Early Moves on Education Draw Concern, Praise

Trump's Early Moves on Education Draw Concern, Praise

The nomination of Betsy DeVos, a school choice advocate, as Education secretary, was a signal from President Donald Trump that he was going to shake up public education. On Monday, Trump moved to roll back...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 04:18 PM PDT

Gov. Brown on Meet the Press: 'You Don't Want to Mess With California'

Gov. Brown on Meet the Press: 'You Don't Want to Mess With California'

California Gov. Jerry Brown stopped by NBC's Meet the Press for a wide-ranging interview with Chuck Todd on everything from President Donald Trump, to healthcare, taxes, immigration, free trade and more. It was...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:31 AM PDT

Sessions Threatens Federal Funding for Sanctuary Cities in WH Briefing

Sessions Threatens Federal Funding for Sanctuary Cities in WH Briefing

 Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a warning to sanctuary cities in a Monday White House briefing, threatening to pull federal funding for states and cities that do not follow federal code on illegal...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 08:38 AM PDT

US-backed Fighters to Pause Military Action Near Syria Dam

US-backed Fighters to Pause Military Action Near Syria Dam

U.S.-backed forces in northern Syria said Monday they will pause military operations near a major dam held by ISIS in order to allow engineers to fix any problems after conflicting reports about its stability....

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 08:15 AM PDT

On Muslims' Agenda: Fight US Proposals to Ban Sharia Law

 On Muslims' Agenda: Fight US Proposals to Ban Sharia Law

Muslims complain they're frivolous bills meant to spread fears and sow suspicion of their religion in a nation divided. But supporters of state proposals to prevent Islamic code from being used in American...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 05:07 PM PDT

Nunes Met Source for Trump Monitoring Claim at WH Grounds

Nunes Met Source for Trump Monitoring Claim at WH Grounds

The day before Rep. Devin Nunes claimed Trump Tower may have been caught up in United States surveillance efforts during the transition period, the House Intelligence Committee chairman was on White House...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 07:40 AM PDT

Family of US Man Killed in London Attack Thanks Well-Wishers

Family of US Man Killed in London Attack Thanks Well-Wishers

The family of an American slain in last week's attack in London expressed gratitude Monday for the kindness of strangers as they insisted some good would come from the tragedy. Kurt W. Cochran from Utah was on...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 05:09 AM PDT

Agency Follows a Uniquely American Way of Funding Arts

Agency Follows a Uniquely American Way of Funding Arts<br />

When the National Endowment for the Arts was established in 1965, organizers had different models to choose from. They could have looked to the French Ministry of Culture, a cabinet-level institution committed...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 04:00 AM PDT

Bitter GOP Finger-Pointing Clouds Path for Trump Agenda

Bitter GOP Finger-Pointing Clouds Path for Trump Agenda

Congressional Republicans on Monday pointed fingers and assigned blame after their epic failure on health care and a weekend digesting the outcome. The divisions, coming on top of House Republicans' inability...

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