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Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 08:10 AM PDT

Michelle Obama on Political Climate: Fear Is Not a Motivator

Michelle Obama on Political Climate: Fear Is Not a Motivator

Former first lady Michelle Obama said Thursday she stands by her “when they go low, we go high” motto despite calls this week by some high-profile Democrats to do the opposite. "Fear is not a proper motivator,”...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 08:02 AM PDT

Melania Trump Says She Might Be 'the Most Bullied Person'

Melania Trump Says She Might Be 'the Most Bullied Person'

First lady Melania Trump says she could be "the most bullied person" in the world. She made the remark during a television interview in which she promoted her Be Best initiatives, which take on online bullying....

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 03:58 AM PDT

Kanye West Holds Bizarre Presser With Trump In Oval Office

Kanye West Holds Bizarre Presser With Trump In Oval Office

President Donald Trump is having lunch Thursday with rapper Kanye West, who he calls a longtime friend. During an interview Thursday morning on "Fox and Friends," Trump said West is "a very different kind of a...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 01:14 AM PDT

Despite Everyman Image, O'Rourke Is Even Wealthier Than Cruz

Despite Everyman Image, O'Rourke Is Even Wealthier Than Cruz

With an unassuming air and a black Toyota Tundra he says was "the first new vehicle I've ever purchased," Beto O'Rourke has campaigned thousands of miles across Texas and risen to national prominence on a...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 11:26 PM PDT

Senate Vote on Health Care Likely Fodder for Both Parties

Senate Vote on Health Care Likely Fodder for Both Parties

Days after ending a turbulent Supreme Court confirmation fight, the Senate turned back to health care — with a battle squarely aimed at coloring next month's crucial elections for control of Congress. In a...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 06:04 AM PDT

Trump Accuses Hillary Clinton of Colluding With Russia

Trump Accuses Hillary Clinton of Colluding With Russia

President Donald Trump accused Hillary Clinton — without evidence — of engaging in a conspiracy with Russia to affect the 2016 election during a campaign rally in Erie, Pennsylvania, Wednesday night, NBC News...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 02:52 PM PDT

Trump Defends Saudi Arms Sales Amid Fury Over Missing Writer

Trump Defends Saudi Arms Sales Amid Fury Over Missing Writer

President Donald Trump defended continuing huge sales of U.S. weapons to Saudi Arabia on Thursday despite rising pressure from lawmakers to punish the kingdom over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist who...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 12:06 PM PDT

FBI Went Through 'Usual Process' in Kavanaugh Probe: Wray

FBI Went Through 'Usual Process' in Kavanaugh Probe: Wray

FBI Director Christopher Wray on Wednesday said the FBI went through the "usual process" in its supplemental probe of Brett Kavanaugh. Wray made his first public comments on the case before a Senate...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 04:16 PM PDT

FBI Chief Says 'Usual Process' Followed in Kavanaugh Probe

FBI Chief Says 'Usual Process' Followed in Kavanaugh Probe

FBI Director Chris Wray on Wednesday defended the FBI's background investigation of new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, saying the work was limited in scope and that the "usual process" was followed by...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 09:30 AM PDT

USA Today Slammed for Printing Trump Op-Ed Despite Inaccuracies

USA Today Slammed for Printing Trump Op-Ed Despite Inaccuracies

USA Today is being criticized for publishing an op-ed Wednesday from President Donald Trump with factual inaccuracies that go unchallenged. The opinion piece claims that a push by some Democrats for "Medicare...

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