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Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 03:41 PM EST

Radio Host Tweeden Accuses Sen. Franken of Nonconsensual Groping, Kissing

Radio Host Tweeden Accuses Sen. Franken of Nonconsensual Groping, Kissing

Radio host and Fox News panelist Leeann Tweeden held a press conference Thursday detailing her experience on a 2006 USO tour with then-comedian Al Franken and alleged that Franken forcibly kissed her during a...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 04:01 PM EST

Trump: 'The Tax is Going Really Well'

Trump: 'The Tax is Going Really Well'

President Donald Trump emerged from a meeting with House Republicans on Capitol Hill on Thursday and told reporters, "the tax is going very well."

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 04:03 PM EST

Sen. Menendez's Bribery Trial Ends in Hung Jury

Sen. Menendez's Bribery Trial Ends in Hung Jury

The federal bribery trial of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday when the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on all charges against the New Jersey politician and a wealthy donor....

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 01:31 PM EST

Wife of Ala. Senate Candidate Moore: 'He Will Not Step Down'

Wife of Ala. Senate Candidate Moore: 'He Will Not Step Down'

The wife of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore said Friday her husband won't quit the race in the face of allegations that he sexually assaulted young women years ago. Standing on the white marble steps of the...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 04:07 PM EST

California Shooting Rampage Highlights 'Ghost Guns'

California Shooting Rampage Highlights 'Ghost Guns'

The gunman who killed his wife and four others in a rampage in Northern California this week found an easy way around a court order prohibiting him from having guns: He built his own at home. Kevin Neal, 44,...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 05:01 PM EST

Tom Ridge, Former Pa. Gov. & Homeland Sec., Critically Ill

Tom Ridge, Former Pa. Gov. & Homeland Sec., Critically Ill

Ridge, 72, fell ill Thursday morning at the JW Marriott hotel in Austin, Texas. He was attending the Republican Governors Conference.

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 04:19 PM EST

Read Sen. Franken's 2 Statements on Kiss, Grope Allegations

Read Sen. Franken's 2 Statements on Kiss, Grope Allegations

Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., has apologized to the Los Angeles radio news anchor who on Thursday accused him of forcibly kissing and groping her while they were on a USO tour in 2006, before Franken was elected to...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 12:51 PM EST

Transgender Student Athletes No Longer Have to Prove Gender

Transgender Student Athletes No Longer Have to Prove Gender

Transgender high school athletes in New Jersey no longer have to prove their gender identity.

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 12:41 PM EST

Phone Companies Get New Tools to Block Spam Calls

Phone Companies Get New Tools to Block Spam Calls

Phone companies will have greater authority to block unwanted calls from reaching customers as regulators adopted new rules to combat automated messages known as robocalls. Rules adopted Thursday by the Federal...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 06:13 AM EST

Franken Apologizes After Accusation of Forcible Kiss, Grope

Franken Apologizes After Accusation of Forcible Kiss, Grope

Radio news anchor Leeann Tweeden says that Sen. Al Franken kissed her against her will and later groped her while she was asleep on a USO tour in 2006, before he was a senator. Franken, a Minnesota Democrat,...

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