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Friday, Sep 14, 2018 at 07:24 AM PDT

Manafort Strikes Plea Deal With Mueller to Plead Guilty

Manafort Strikes Plea Deal With Mueller to Plead Guilty

Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort has reportedly reached a tentative deal with special counsel Robert Mueller to plead guilty on charges of money laundering and failing to register as a foreign agent....

Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 at 05:07 AM PDT

Manafort Pleads Guilty, Will Cooperate With Special Counsel

Manafort Pleads Guilty, Will Cooperate With Special Counsel

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort agreed Friday to cooperate with the special counsel's Trump-Russia investigation as he pleaded guilty to federal crimes and avoided a second trial...

Friday, Sep 14, 2018 at 05:11 AM PDT

Trump's Next Meeting With Kim Jong Un Might Just Be in NYC

Trump's Next Meeting With Kim Jong Un Might Just Be in NYC

Get ready for Trump-Kim Part Two. In recent weeks it's become clear that Donald Trump wants to meet with Kim Jong Un again, and the North Korean leader has told the White House he'd like more face-to-face talks...

Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 at 11:54 PM PDT

2018 Primaries: Democrats Shift Left, GOP All About Trump

2018 Primaries: Democrats Shift Left, GOP All About Trump

The stage is set for a November brawl that could loosen President Donald Trump's grip on Washington. Elections in New York Thursday marked the end of a long, dramatic and sometimes tumultuous primary season...

Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 at 09:51 PM PDT

Fact Check: Trump Overstates Risks of Wind Power

Fact Check: Trump Overstates Risks of Wind Power

In an Aug. 30 rally in Evansville, Indiana, President Donald Trump made three unsubstantiated claims about wind turbines, which he calls “windmills.”

Friday, Sep 14, 2018 at 01:02 PM PDT

Kavanaugh Denies Allegation of Sexual Misconduct in School

Kavanaugh Denies Allegation of Sexual Misconduct in School

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Friday denied an allegation of sexual misconduct from when he was in high school, seeking to defuse a potential threat to his confirmation as a handful of key senators...

Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 at 10:12 AM PDT

Separated Migrant Families May Get 2nd Shot at Asylum in US

Separated Migrant Families May Get 2nd Shot at Asylum in US

The Trump administration has reached a settlement agreement with lawyers representing migrant families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border that may give the families a second chance to claim asylum in the...

Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 at 09:51 AM PDT

FEMA Funds Moved to ICE; Lawmaker Criticizes Trump Admin.

FEMA Funds Moved to ICE; Lawmaker Criticizes Trump Admin.

The Trump administration is facing criticism for moving nearly $10 million from the budget of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help fund border enforcement. FEMA chief Brock Long said the funds...

Friday, Sep 14, 2018 at 02:57 AM PDT

Cuomo Defeats Nixon in NY Gubernatorial Primary; Hochul Wins

Cuomo Defeats Nixon in NY Gubernatorial Primary; Hochul Wins

Gov. Andrew Cuomo overcame a primary challenge from activist and actress Cynthia Nixon on Thursday, thwarting her attempt to become the latest insurgent liberal to knock off an establishment Democrat. Cuomo,...

Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 at 08:26 AM PDT

Trump Denies Puerto Rico Death Toll From Hurricane Maria

Trump Denies Puerto Rico Death Toll From Hurricane Maria

President Donald Trump denied the updated death toll in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria in a pair of tweets, just as Hurricane Florence was slated to make landfall on the U.S. East Coast. Close to 3,000 people...

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