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Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 08:30 AM EDT

Dozens of Obama Alumni Are Launching Bids for Office

Dozens of Obama Alumni Are Launching Bids for Office

The Obama Alumni Association, a group run by former members of President Barack Obama’s two administrations, says at least 64 of his former staffers are running for federal, state, or local elective office this...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 02:36 PM EDT

US Still Preparing for Trump-Kim Summit Should It Take Place

US Still Preparing for Trump-Kim Summit Should It Take Place

A White House team is heading to Singapore this weekend as previously planned to prepare for a possible summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader, a further sign that the meeting Trump...

Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 08:24 AM EDT

More LGBT Issues Loom as Justices Near Wedding Cake Decision

More LGBT Issues Loom as Justices Near Wedding Cake Decision

A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and will continue, no matter the outcome in the Supreme Court's highly anticipated decision in the case of a Colorado baker who would not...

Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 09:48 AM EDT

Freed After 2 Years, Man Jailed in Venezuela Returns to US

Freed After 2 Years, Man Jailed in Venezuela Returns to US

Joshua Holt, who traveled to Venezuela from Utah in 2016 to marry but soon found himself jailed and later branded the CIA's top spy in Latin America, was set free by the anti-American Maduro government on...

Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 09:07 AM EDT

Seoul: North Korea Committed to US Summit, Denuclearization

Seoul: North Korea Committed to US Summit, Denuclearization

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un committed in their surprise meeting to sitting down with President Donald Trump and to a "complete denuclearization of the...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 05:36 AM EDT

Trump Steering Clear of Messy House Immigration Fight

Trump Steering Clear of Messy House Immigration Fight

President Donald Trump has spent recent weeks publicly hammering Congress to crack down on "legal loopholes" he says allow criminals to enter the country illegally. But behind the scenes, Trump has shown little...

Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 10:27 PM EDT

Giuliani Advises No Mueller Interview Without Informant Info

Giuliani Advises No Mueller Interview Without Informant Info

President Donald Trump's legal team would advise that he refuse to submit to an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller unless the team can review classified information shared with select lawmakers about...

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 12:33 AM EDT

Canceled Summit Raises Stakes for China Over North Korea

Canceled Summit Raises Stakes for China Over North Korea

President Donald Trump's abrupt withdrawal from his planned summit with North Korea raises the stakes for China to show that it can steer the North toward easing tensions over its nuclear program. But despite a...

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 08:31 PM EDT

Trump Takes Steps to Ease Firing of Federal Workers

Trump Takes Steps to Ease Firing of Federal Workers

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a trio of executive orders to overhaul the federal bureaucracy by making it easier to fire federal workers for poor performance and misconduct, requiring that departments...

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 05:54 PM EDT

Emails Show Collaboration Among EPA, Climate-Change Deniers

Emails Show Collaboration Among EPA, Climate-Change Deniers

Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials collaborating with a conservative group that dismisses climate change to rally like-minded people for public hearings on science and...

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