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Trump Says of Sessions: 'I Don't Have an Attorney General'

Trump Says of Sessions: 'I Don't Have an Attorney General'

President Donald Trump launched an aggressive new attack against Jeff Sessions on Wednesday, going so far as to suggest that his attorney general's job performance has been so disappointing, it borders on the...

5 hours ago

Feeling Your Pain: Presidents Tread Tricky Disaster Politics

Feeling Your Pain: Presidents Tread Tricky Disaster Politics

The politics of natural disasters can be tricky for a president. Long before President Donald Trump tossed paper towels to storm-stricken Puerto Ricans and denied Hurricane Maria's official death toll, his...

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Trump: 'Hard' to Imagine Anything Happened With Kavanaugh

Trump: 'Hard' to Imagine Anything Happened With Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump said Wednesday the White House and Republican supporters of Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination would have to "make a decision" on going forward if the woman accusing him of a...

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 10:12 AM EDT

Koreas Strike Nuclear Site Deal, With US Condition

Koreas Strike Nuclear Site Deal, With US Condition

North and South Korea reached a deal to shut down North Korea’s main nuclear site - on one condition.

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 09:07 AM EDT

Dark Money Groups Will Have to Disclose Their Donors

Dark Money Groups Will Have to Disclose Their Donors

Dark money groups will be required to disclose the identities of some anonymous donors after the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stop a lower court's ruling from taking effect. Crossroads GPS, a...

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 11:48 AM EDT

Fired Philly Cop Charged With Homicide Has Bail Denied Again

Fired Philly Cop Charged With Homicide Has Bail Denied Again

A fired Philadelphia police officer charged with homicide for allegedly shooting a fleeing suspect in the back last year in Juniata is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing Wednesday.

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 07:16 AM EDT

Colleagues of Kavanaugh Accuser Ford Point to Her Integrity

Colleagues of Kavanaugh Accuser Ford Point to Her Integrity

Her studies first brought her West, but for Christine Margaret Blasey Ford, the move to California proved a way to leave behind what had gone wrong in her teenage years in the patrician suburbs of Washington,...

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 01:32 AM EDT

Senate Backs Bill to Avert Shutdown, Boost Military Spending

Senate Backs Bill to Avert Shutdown, Boost Military Spending

The Senate on Tuesday approved a wide-ranging, $854 billion bill that funds the military and a host of civilian agencies for the next year and provides a short-term fix to keep the government open through early...

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Kim Agrees to Dismantle Main Nuke Site if US Takes Steps Too

Kim Agrees to Dismantle Main Nuke Site if US Takes Steps Too

The leaders of North and South Korea announced a wide range of agreements Wednesday which they said were a major step toward peace on the Korean Peninsula. But the premier pledge on denuclearization contained a...

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 10:15 PM EDT

US-China Trade War Could Soon Pose a Serious Economic Threat

US-China Trade War Could Soon Pose a Serious Economic Threat

Seeking better-skilled workers, Cedar Electronics decided last year to return some of its manufacturing to the United States from the Philippines, only to run smack into a worsening U.S.-China trade war. Cedar...

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