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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 03:59 AM PDT

Flynn Misled Pentagon on Foreign Payments: Top House Dem

Flynn Misled Pentagon on Foreign Payments: Top House Dem

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a subpoena Monday in the investigation into Russia's election...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 05:25 AM PDT

Trump Avoids Pointing to Saudi Human Rights Issues: Analysis

Trump Avoids Pointing to Saudi Human Rights Issues: Analysis

As President Donald Trump opened his keynote address in Saudi Arabia, he lavished praise on the "magnificent" kingdom and "the grandeur of this remarkable place." Then he made clear there would be no public...

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 12:25 PM PDT

Handicapping Trump's New FBI Director Selection

Handicapping Trump's New FBI Director Selection

NBC Bay Area political analyst Larry Gerston reviews the issues concerning the appointment and suggests some possible candidates.

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 09:07 PM PDT

Graduates Walk Out on Pence at Notre Dame Commencement

Graduates Walk Out on Pence at Notre Dame Commencement

Dozens of graduates and family members silently stood and walked out as Vice President Mike Pence began his address at Notre Dame's commencement ceremony. But Pence also met with respectful applause Sunday when...

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 11:54 PM PDT

Trump's Israel Visit: 5 Key Issues

Trump's Israel Visit: 5 Key Issues

President Donald Trump's two-day visit to Israel began Monday morning and there are five key issues that are expected to be the focus of his time in the country, NBC News reported. The most recent issue to come...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 01:01 AM PDT

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 08:53 AM PDT

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 02:29 PM PDT

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 03:48 PM PDT

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...

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 01:02 PM PDT

Calif. Democrats Take Aim at Trump's 'Destructiveness'

Calif. Democrats Take Aim at Trump's 'Destructiveness'

California Democrats had tough words for Republican President Donald Trump and the GOP Congress on Saturday as they continued their three-day convention with renewed optimism about their party's chances of...

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