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Saturday, Apr 21, 2018 at 02:41 AM PDT

Giuliani Adds Toughness, Star Power to Legal Team for Trump

Giuliani Adds Toughness, Star Power to Legal Team for Trump

For weeks, President Donald Trump had grown increasingly frustrated with the cable news chatter that he couldn't hire a big-name attorney for his legal team. But the president boasted to a confidant this...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 06:49 PM PDT

Decision 2018: Race for California Governor on NBC Bay Area

Decision 2018: Race for California Governor on NBC Bay Area

The race to become California's next governor takes center stage next month. On May 8, NBC Bay Area is hosting a televised debate. NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd of Meet the Press will be moderating and...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 04:50 PM PDT

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Charged Over Charity Donor List

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Charged Over Charity Donor List

St. Louis prosecutors on Friday charged Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens with a felony for using a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign, adding to the first-term governor's legal woes. The charge of...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 12:59 PM PDT

As Okla. AG, Pruitt Reassigned Lawmen as Drivers, Bodyguards

As Okla. AG, Pruitt Reassigned Lawmen as Drivers, Bodyguards

As Oklahoma's attorney general, Scott Pruitt assigned investigations agents from his office to be his driver and bodyguard, at times taking them on his frequent trips out of state to speak to conservative...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 05:27 PM PDT

In Court, Dems Allege Conspiracy Between Trump Camp, Russia

In Court, Dems Allege Conspiracy Between Trump Camp, Russia

The Democratic Party sued Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump's son and son-in-law Friday, accusing them of an intricate conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 08:26 AM PDT

Schumer Seeks to Decriminalize Pot Under Federal Law

Schumer Seeks to Decriminalize Pot Under Federal Law

The top Senate Democrat says he now supports making effectively pot legal under federal law. New York Sen. Chuck Schumer says he'll introduce a bill taking marijuana off the federal list of controlled...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 07:42 AM PDT

Ex-EPA Chief: Millennials Have Stepped Up Amid Complacency

Ex-EPA Chief: Millennials Have Stepped Up Amid Complacency

Christine Todd Whitman was at the first Earth Day 48 years ago, long before she became governor of New Jersey and head of the Environmental Protection Agency. Her generation was inspired by "Silent Spring,"...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 06:49 AM PDT

Justice Department Releases Comey Memos to Congress

Justice Department Releases Comey Memos to Congress

The Department of Justice has given Congress copies of the memos drafted by former FBI Director James Comey on his interactions with President Trump. Comey says he began the memos after a Trump Tower meeting to...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 06:13 AM PDT

Pompeo Nomination Face Wall of Opposition From Democrats

Pompeo Nomination Face Wall of Opposition From Democrats

CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination for secretary of state is seeing a wall of opposition from Democratic senators as Republican lawmakers warn their colleagues not to reject Trump's pick. Sen. Rand Paul,...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 03:06 PM PDT

Students Hold Nationwide Walkouts on Columbine Anniversary

Students Hold Nationwide Walkouts on Columbine Anniversary

Once again, they filed out of class. In a new wave of school walkouts, they raised their voices against gun violence. But this time, they were looking to turn outrage into action. Many of the students who...

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