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Doubts surface on key witness in 'Uranium One' probe of Clinton

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:36:14 -0500

Federal officials have serious questions about the credibility of a key witness in congressional investigations of Hillary Clinton’s role in the ‘Uranium One’ sale.....
White House says decision to lift ban on elephant hunting trophies from Africa has not been 'finalized'

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:51:58 -0500

A U.S. ban on importing elephant hunting trophies from two countries in Africa is set to expire Friday, but White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the move is not “final.”....
All hail Roy Moore at 'pro-family' rally, while accusations pile up

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:11:16 -0500

A “pro-family” rally in Birmingham, Ala., featured tributes to embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore by a parade of supporters — including one with a stalking conviction and one who has blamed Hurrican....
The women who have accused Roy Moore

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:23:36 -0500

Roy Moore, the Republican Senate candidate from Alabama, has seen his campaign derailed in the past week as nine women have accused him of behavior ranging from uncomfortable and unwanted overtures to....
Franken backs ethics investigation after woman accuses him of groping her

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 11:37:05 -0500

Sen. Al Franken apologized to radio anchor Leeann Tweeden after she said he groped her in 2006. She posted a photo of the incident.....
Democrats edge toward running on universal health care

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:54:14 -0500

Democrats have a problem: Despite the historic unpopularity of the White House’s current occupant, their own favorability ratings are not much higher. The most recent proposal put forth in Congress i....
Roy Moore fights his inner demons. It's not pretty.

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:00:36 -0500

When someone like Roy Moore, the GOP candidate for Senate from Alabama, runs for office as the arbiter of private morality, it’s worth asking yourself what he might be running from.....
Moore attorney to accuser: Hand over the yearbook

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 18:00:31 -0500

An attorney for Senate hopeful Roy Moore tries to discredit Moore's accuser.....
Marco Rubio has the last laugh after Trump stops statement to drink water

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:13:25 -0500

The Florida senator takes to Twitter for a measure of sweet revenge on the president.....
White House mildly criticizes Russian bill targeting U.S. media

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:47:39 -0500

The White House said it was “concerned” after Russian lawmakers voted to require international news outlets to register as “foreign agents.”....
Lawmakers target Asia's 'abhorrent' dog-meat industry

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:59:30 -0500

The House Foreign Affairs committee adopted a resolution urging nine Asian countries to outlaw the use of dogs and cats for meat. The measure points out that many animals in the trade are stolen pets ....
Trump deletes tweet that appeared to reference wrong mass shooting

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:13:43 -0500

Hours after a shooting spree in Northern California left five people dead, President Trump tweeted his condolences — about the church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, that occurred nine days ear....
Four voices of white nationalism

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 05:00:51 -0500

From a former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard to a 22-year-old ex-“social justice warrior,” each described a combination of factors that — despite their varying ages and diverse upbringings — led all four o....
Hate in America: A look under the hood

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 05:00:46 -0500

Hate in America began even before there was an America. Here are some images of the perpetrators — and targets — of bigotry in its past.....
Hate in America: Where it comes from and why it's back

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 05:00:32 -0500

White nationalism is on the rise in America, along with hate crimes against minorities. What drives people to bigotry and violence? Psychologists, sociologists and historians offer some answers.....
Sessions angrily rejects Dems' perjury charges

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:59:10 -0500

Attorney General Jeff Sessions angrily rebutted House Democrats’ suggestion that he had perjured himself in congressional testimony and on an application form for security clearance on Tuesday.....
Women's anger transformed the 2017 elections. Get ready for 2018.

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:09:42 -0500

Women candidates and voters — often in districts that Democrats had given up contesting — helped the party to its extraordinary gains in Virginia. In the year since Donald Trump was elected, thousands....
Trump touts poll showing majority disapprove of his performance

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:25:40 -0500

President Trump tweeted on Tuesday a graphic with the results of a daily tracking poll that shows 46 percent of Americans approve of his job performance. But the same poll, conducted by Rasmussen Repo....
Could Roy Moore become the first U.S. senator expelled since the Civil War?

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:07:23 -0500

Sen. Cory Gardner said the Senate should expel Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore if he's elected. Could Moore be seated if he manages to win despite the growing number of sexual misconduct alleg....
New woman accuses Roy Moore of sexual assault when she was a minor

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:20:55 -0500

Beverly Nelson is the fifth woman to accuse the Alabama Republican Senate candidate of sexual misconduct. Nelson says Moore groped her when she was 16 and he was 30.....
New York, Iraq, Myanmar: The endless calamity of religious war

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 05:00:37 -0500

Muslims wage jihad against unbelievers. Buddhists kill Muslims in Myanmar. Shia fight Sunni in Iraq. Has religion ever stopped a war?....
#MeAt14: Women tweet photos of when they were age Roy Moore's accuser was

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 15:22:48 -0500

Women are reacting to the allegations that Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore had attempted sexual relations with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32 by posting to Twitter images of themselve....
White House official: Roy Moore has 'more explaining' to do

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 13:19:53 -0500

White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short said on Sunday that if the allegations against Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore are true, there’s a “special place in hell” for him ....
Anti-Trump protests ahead of the ASEAN Summit in the Philippines

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 12:30:11 -0500

Hundreds of Filipinos protested in Manila ahead of President Donald Trump's arrival to the Philippines during his 12-day Asia trip.....
Trump's long trip to Asia

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 11:30:38 -0500

Trump's tour of Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines from Friday to Nov. 15 will take him out of Washington, where he has been beset by several issues.....
Ward family ripped apart by the Texas church massacre: 'She lived for those kids'

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 05:00:37 -0500

Nearly a week after the killings, authorities still have not given an official explanation of Kelley’s motive, beyond saying that he was engaged in a “domestic dispute” with his mother-in-law, Michell....
Roy Moore denies knowing woman who says he preyed on her as a teen

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 17:52:57 -0500

The Republican Senate candidate in Alabama, former chief justice of the state's supreme court, rejects the claims made by women who have said that he pursued them sexually when they were teenager....
From 'step aside' to Biblical citations, how Republicans responded to the Roy Moore scandal

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 14:50:44 -0500

Republicans officials have had a range of responses since the Washington Post published a bombshell story Thursday afternoon quoting a woman alleging that Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore had att....
Roy Moore scandal in Alabama might slow Bannon’s insurgency, GOP leaders hope

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 17:30:29 -0500

When Steve Bannon backed Roy Moore in the Republican Senate primary in Alabama, it looked like a shrewd move, and Bannon said his target was the Senate Majority Leader. Now that Moore’s candidacy is i....
GOP figures call on Moore to leave Alabama race after allegations of sexual misconduct

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 15:19:18 -0500

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and a slew of other Republicans called on Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama to “step aside” if new allegations that he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old ....
The loophole that let the church shooter buy a gun — and the bill that aims to close it

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 20:12:39 -0500

The bipartisan Domestic Violence Loophole Closure Act is intended to “ensure that any individual convicted of domestic violence — whether it is in criminal or military court – cannot legally purchase ....
Tim Kaine, looking ahead to 2018 — and 2020 — sees hope, and a warning, in Northam win

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 18:59:54 -0500

Sen. Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s running mate last year, is gearing up for reelection in 2018 and a possible presidential run in 2020. Ralph Northam’s victory in Virginia gives him hope, but he also ....
Tim Kaine: Virginia vote 'a repudiation' of Trump style

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 17:25:09 -0500

"The Dems focused on bread-and-butter issues — jobs, education and health care," said Virginia Sen. Kaine, the Democrats' 2016 vice-presidential candidate and a former head of the Democ....
Resilient, or just numb? As atrocities mount, Americans become adept at moving on

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 14:37:16 -0500

Americans are developing a shortened attention span in the wake of tragedies. Like Israelis, they have learned the routines of national grief, and move on quickly. But is that really healthy?....
Republicans explain why they're retiring: 'You've got this administration that's taken the fun out of dysfunction'

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 14:18:28 -0500

The number of departing members is still within historical averages, but one source says more House Republicans are waiting until 2018 to announce their retirements.....
Top Trump campaign adviser admits he was 'fooled' by a Russian Twitter bot

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 13:00:41 -0500

Brad Parscale, like Kellyanne Conway and Donald Trump Jr., retweeted a purported group of ”Tennessee Republicans” that was actually a Russian troll account.....
LGBT sweep in historic election for transgender candidates

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 10:55:37 -0500

LGBT candidates won groundbreaking elections in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Minnesota Washington state. Dems see big gains as repudiation of Trump's first year.....
A year in the life of Donald Trump, and the country

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 09:55:15 -0500

Republican President-elect Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up to the crowd during his acceptance speech at his election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown in the early morning hours of Nov. 9, 201....
Democrats make huge gains in Virginia House

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 21:59:28 -0500

As of 9:30, Democrats had picked up 13 seats and had a 47-46 edge in called races, with seven contests still too close to call, putting them on the cusp of a majority in the 100-seat chamber.....
Ralph Northam rebuffs Trumpism in Virginia gubernatorial win

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 20:15:13 -0500

Democrats across the country are breathing a sigh of relief after Ralph Northam was elected Virginia’s next governor Tuesday night.....
In China, Trump confronts an emerging superpower flexing its military and economic might

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:13:48 -0500

President Trump has ended America’s longstanding free-trade policy in Asia and abandoned the Trans-Pacific Partnership. China has ambitious plans to fill the power vacuum.....
Democrats are upping their game in local races this year

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 13:18:58 -0500

The Democratic Party has mounted the most intense, coordinated national effort in modern party history to elect its candidates to down-ballot state and local offices.....
After the killings, shock and grief in a small Texas town

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:10:01 -0500

Police, grief counselors and journalists all descended on Sutherland Springs in the wake of the church massacre, trying to help and looking for answers.....
In Virginia campaign, civility yields to racial appeals

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 05:00:47 -0500

After a quiet start and a civil debate, Republican candidate Ed Gillespie’s campaign turned sharply negative, releasing a highly-charged ad implying his opponent Ralph Northam would be soft on immigra....
Air Force admits it failed to report Texas shooter's conviction for abuse

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 21:46:38 -0500

In the developing case of the shooting massacre that killed at least 26 at a small church in Texas Sunday, one thing is now undoubtedly clear: The suspected gunman, Devin Kelley, should not have been ....
Eyewitness to church shooting: 'It just went on and on'

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 14:39:24 -0500

From her café across the road, Terrie Smith heard the gunfire at the First Baptist Church and saw the black-clad gunman. A wounded survivor fled the church and took shelter with her and others. “We’re....
Texas A.G.: Churches should consider armed worshipers or private security

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 12:25:17 -0500

After a mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, left 26 people dead Sunday, state Attorney General Ken Paxton suggested that institutions have to decide either to allow firearms or hir....
Sen. Chris Murphy: 'The time is now for Congress to shed its cowardly cover and do something'

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:17:47 -0500

In the wake of Sunday’s deadly Texas church shooting, the Democratic senator blasts his colleagues in Congress for failing to act on gun violence.....
Online sermons give glimpse into close community of Sutherland Springs church

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 21:49:01 -0500

An online collection of sermons by pastor Frank Pomeroy give a look into what fellowship at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, was like before tragedy struck......
Mass shooting at church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, leaves 26 dead

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 15:20:27 -0500

A gunman opened fire at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, on Sunday, killing 26 people and injuring dozens more. Officials said the suspect was found dead after being pursued by a neighbo....