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Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 11:33 PM EDT

US Rep. Calls Trump a 'Liar,' Niger Attack His 'Benghazi'

US Rep. Calls Trump a 'Liar,' Niger Attack His 'Benghazi'

Calling Donald Trump a "liar," U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson on Wednesday fiercely defended her statements over his call with a fallen U.S. soldier's widow. She is also demanding answers on the Niger attack in...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 04:45 PM EDT

Judge Asks Group in Trump Lawsuit to Justify Right to Sue

Judge Asks Group in Trump Lawsuit to Justify Right to Sue

A federal judge on Wednesday pressed government lawyers to explain why President Donald Trump's ownership of hotels patronized by foreign government officials didn't violate the Constitution, a key question that...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 05:49 PM EDT

Goodell: NFL Not Changing National Anthem Policy

Goodell: NFL Not Changing National Anthem Policy

In the face of fan unrest and accusations from the president about the league being unpatriotic, the NFL is not changing its national anthem policy to require players to stand. Commissioner Roger Goodell and...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 03:04 PM EDT

As Congressional Investigations Wear On, Some Eye a Finish

As Congressional Investigations Wear On, Some Eye a Finish

As congressional investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 elections wear on in the Capitol, some lawmakers are starting to wonder when — and how — the probes will end. After months of clandestine...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 12:24 PM EDT

IRS Still Enforcing Obama-Era Insurance Mandate

IRS Still Enforcing Obama-Era Insurance Mandate

Contrary to widespread perceptions, the IRS still appears to be enforcing the unpopular Obama-era requirement that most people carry health insurance or risk a fine. The agency says on its website that it will...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 01:29 PM EDT

Puerto Rico Youth Stranded With School Still Out From Storm

Puerto Rico Youth Stranded With School Still Out From Storm

Alanys Arroyo and her little brothers have been cooped up in a school for weeks, but they aren't in class. They've been living in a campus-turned-shelter in western Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria flooded...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 07:40 AM EDT

Big Question for US Cities: Is Amazon's HQ2 Worth the Price?

Big Question for US Cities: Is Amazon's HQ2 Worth the Price?

Amazon is promising $5 billion of investment and 50,000 jobs over the next decade and a half. Yet the winning city would have to provide Amazon with generous tax breaks and other incentives that can erode a...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 07:33 AM EDT

NFL, Team Owners Have Not Asked Players to Stand for Anthem

NFL, Team Owners Have Not Asked Players to Stand for Anthem

NFL players and owners held an unusual meeting Tuesday to discuss social issues, a session both sides termed positive and productive. What was not discussed at any length was the divisive topic of the national...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 04:17 PM EDT

Trump Told Widow Soldier Knew 'What He Signed Up For': Rep.

Trump Told Widow Soldier Knew 'What He Signed Up For': Rep.

A Florida congresswoman said she overheard President Donald Trump tell the widow of a Miami Gardens native killed in an ambush while on patrol in Niger that her husband "must've known what he signed up for,"...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 08:15 PM EDT

Senators Push Health Deal as Trump Keeps Distance

Senators Push Health Deal as Trump Keeps Distance

The authors of a bipartisan plan to calm health insurance markets said Wednesday they'll push the proposal forward, even as President Donald Trump's stance ricocheted from supportive to disdainful to arm's-leng...

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