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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 03:02 PM EDT

Congress Grills USA Gymnastics Head on Athlete Sex Abuse

Congress Grills USA Gymnastics Head on Athlete Sex Abuse

The head of USA Gymnastics and other Olympic organizations went up against Congress on Wednesday in the aftermath of the sexual abuse scandal involving former Dr. Larry Nassar that rocked the sports industry,...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 07:33 AM EDT

Can Anything Stop Foreign Government Favors to Trump?

Can Anything Stop Foreign Government Favors to Trump?

First came news that a Chinese government-owned company had signed on to help build an Indonesian project that will include a Donald Trump-branded hotel and golf course. Then, days later, the president...

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 12:43 AM EDT

Trump Seethes Over Russia Probe, 'Major SPY Scandal' at FBI

Trump Seethes Over Russia Probe, 'Major SPY Scandal' at FBI

President Donald Trump has branded his latest attempt to discredit the special counsel's Russia investigation as "spygate," part of a newly invigorated strategy embraced by his Republican colleagues to raise...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 06:40 AM EDT

Eagles See Honor of White House Visit, But Players Still Undecided

Eagles See Honor of White House Visit, But Players Still Undecided

The Eagles know it's an honor to visit the White House after winning a championship, but the players are still undecided on how many of them will attend.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 07:50 PM EDT

Cohen Business Partner to Cooperate With Government: Source

Cohen Business Partner to Cooperate With Government: Source

A business partner of Trump lawyer Michael Cohen known as the Taxi King has agreed to cooperate with the government as part of a plea deal, according to a person with direct knowledge of the proceedings. Evgeny...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 08:37 AM EDT

Concerns Over US, North Korea Summit

Concerns Over US, North Korea Summit

North Korea says it will soon start dismantling its nuclear test site. The White House has expressed some doubt that a meeting between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will happen next month.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 05:23 AM EDT

Congress OKs Bill Rolling Back Key Post-Crisis Bank Rules

Congress OKs Bill Rolling Back Key Post-Crisis Bank Rules

Congress moved to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House voted...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 07:45 AM EDT

History in Georgia as Democrat Challenges Racial Barrier

History in Georgia as Democrat Challenges Racial Barrier

Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on a primary night that ended well for several women seeking office. Abrams set new...

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 09:23 PM EDT

Trump Rallies Abortion Opponents to Vote for Republicans

Trump Rallies Abortion Opponents to Vote for Republicans

President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued a rallying call to opponents of abortion, encouraging them to head to the polls to elect conservative lawmakers. Speaking at the Susan B. Anthony List's annual "Campaign...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 05:41 AM EDT

Avenatti's Law Firm Hit With $10 Million Judgment

Avenatti's Law Firm Hit With $10 Million Judgment

A federal judge on Tuesday directed the firm associated with attorney Michael Avenatti, who represents porn actress Stormy Daniels, to pay a $10 million judgment to a former legal colleague who claimed he was...

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