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Friday, May 26, 2017 at 12:19 PM PDT

Three Moments From Hillary Clinton's Commencement Address

Three Moments From Hillary Clinton's Commencement Address

Hillary Clinton's commencement address at Wellesley College included remarks about President Trump's proposed budget, life after the election and a comparison between President Trump and President Nixon.

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 01:02 PM PDT

Trump Criticizes German Trade Surplus, Again

Trump Criticizes German Trade Surplus, Again

President Donald Trump has criticized Germany's trade surplus with the United States, drawing attention to a contentious issue at a summit of world leaders where trade is already a sticking point. As the...

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 02:45 PM PDT

Republican Wins House Seat, Apologizes After Assault Charge

Republican Wins House Seat, Apologizes After Assault Charge

Republican Greg Gianforte won Montana's special congressional election late Thursday barely a day after he was charged with misdemeanor assault following accusations that he body-slammed a reporter, NBC News...

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 03:51 PM PDT

Kushner Under FBI Scrutiny in Russia Probe: Officials

Kushner Under FBI Scrutiny in Russia Probe: Officials

Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and one of his senior advisers, has come under FBI scrutiny in the Russia investigation, multiple U.S. officials told NBC News. Investigators believe Kushner has...

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 08:41 AM PDT

Fact Checking Claims About “Late Payments” to NATO

Fact Checking Claims About “Late Payments” to NATO

The President claims about NATO allies are not accurate. How do we know? We asked NATO. Scott McGrew reports.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 04:30 PM PDT

Watch: Trump Appears to Push Aside Montenegro PM

Watch: Trump Appears to Push Aside Montenegro PM

President Donald Trump's push to get in front of the pack at a NATO summit generated indignation in the Balkans and garnered attention on social media — but the man he shoved aside took it in stride. At...

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 05:17 PM PDT

Trump Travel Ban Blocked; Fight Headed for Supreme Court

Trump Travel Ban Blocked; Fight Headed for Supreme Court

President Donald Trump's revised travel ban "speaks with vague words of national security, but in context drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination," a federal appeals court said Thursday in...

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 10:05 AM PDT

Joe Lieberman Withdraws Name From FBI Director Search

Joe Lieberman Withdraws Name From FBI Director Search

Former Connecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman has withdrawn his name from the running for FBI director. The confirmation comes after reports that President Donald Trump is expected to retain Marc Kasowitz as a...

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 09:25 PM PDT

GOP House Hopeful Keeps Low Profile After Assault Charge

GOP House Hopeful Keeps Low Profile After Assault Charge

A last-minute assault charge against a congressional candidate jolted many people in the nation who were viewing the election Thursday as a referendum on President Donald Trump's young administration. Now, it's...

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 10:08 AM PDT

Trump Handshake Showdown: France's Macron Just Won't Let Go

Trump Handshake Showdown: France's Macron Just Won't Let Go

U.S. President Donald Trump met his match in a handshake showdown with France's new president, Emmanuel Macron. At their first meeting, ahead of a NATO summit in Brussels on Thursday, the two men locked...

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