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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 03:25 PM PDT

Russia Hoped to Sway Trump Via Advisers: Report

Russia Hoped to Sway Trump Via Advisers: Report

A new report says U.S. intelligence services obtained information during the 2016 presidential election that showed senior Russian officials discussing how to influence Donald Trump through his campaign...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 02:42 PM PDT

Lawsuit: VA Contracting Changes Could Cut Jobs for the Blind

Lawsuit: VA Contracting Changes Could Cut Jobs for the Blind

An advocacy group for the blind on Wednesday sued the Department of Veterans Affairs in federal court, alleging the agency ignored a long-standing law when it changed contracting rules that have been used for...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 04:35 PM PDT

Throwing Chaos Aside, Trump Aims for Caution on Big Trip

Throwing Chaos Aside, Trump Aims for Caution on Big Trip

In his first big tour on the world stage, President Donald Trump is choosing caution over his usual brand of chaos. The early morning Twitter rants that so often rattle Washington have disappeared as Trump...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 04:11 PM PDT

Subpoenas Pile Up for Michael Flynn's Documents

Subpoenas Pile Up for Michael Flynn's Documents

Subpoenas for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn piled up Wednesday as the House intelligence committee pressured Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 12:49 PM PDT

Former Allies on School Choice Now Divided by Trump Budget

Former Allies on School Choice Now Divided by Trump Budget

President Donald Trump's budget proposal to provide federal tax money for private-school scholarships is getting pushback from an unconventional source: groups known for promoting school-choice initiatives. The...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 10:25 AM PDT

Trump Failing to Track Foreign Cash at His Hotels

Trump Failing to Track Foreign Cash at His Hotels

Just before taking office, President Donald Trump promised to donate all profits earned from foreign governments back to the U.S. Treasury. But MSNBC has learned the Trump Organization is not tracking all...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 10:23 AM PDT

Pope to First Lady: What Are You Feeding Trump?

Pope to First Lady: What Are You Feeding Trump?

What do world leaders talk about when they are alone? Not much, it seems. President Donald Trump spent part of his two-day visit to Israel with open microphones nearby, giving the world a small glimpse into his...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 05:46 AM PDT

Taiwan Becomes 1st in Asia to Recognize Same-Sex Marriage

Taiwan Becomes 1st in Asia to Recognize Same-Sex Marriage

In a first for Asia, Taiwan's Constitutional Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage on Wednesday, punctuating a yearslong campaign by advocates for gay rights in one of the continent's most liberal democraci...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 07:35 PM PDT

Families Fear Fallout From Health Care Changes

Families Fear Fallout From Health Care Changes

Peter Hodge’s two daughters fight cystic fibrosis daily, their medications, doctor visits and hospitalizations costing about $1 million in health care benefits a year. Should the Republican-controlled Senate...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 05:21 AM PDT

NATO Rolls Out the Red Carpet, Buffs Its Image for Trump

NATO Rolls Out the Red Carpet, Buffs Its Image for Trump

NATO is not only rolling out the red carpet for U.S. President Donald Trump in Brussels Thursday, the military alliance — which Trump once declared obsolete — has been busy repackaging its image and is ready to...

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