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  • Trump fumes about Russia investigation as nation mourns

    Trump fumes about Russia investigation as nation mourns

    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:30 AM EST2018-02-18 13:30:36 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:33 PM EST2018-02-19 01:33:36 GMT
    President Donald Trump is blasting the FBI, asking why they didn't investigate an Obama-era payment to Iran.
    President Donald Trump is blasting the FBI, asking why they didn't investigate an Obama-era payment to Iran.
  • Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

    Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:59 AM EST2018-02-17 09:59:55 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:05 PM EST2018-02-19 01:05:05 GMT
    One of the 13 Russians indicted by the United States for interfering in the American presidential election says the US justice system is unfair.
    One of the 13 Russians indicted by the United States for interfering in the American presidential election says the US justice system is unfair.
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump on collapse of immigration effort

    AP FACT CHECK: Trump on collapse of immigration effort

    Saturday, February 17 2018 9:31 AM EST2018-02-17 14:31:23 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:23 PM EST2018-02-19 00:23:20 GMT
    AP FACT CHECK: Trump cuts protections for young immigrants months ago, then blames Democrats for abandoning them.
    AP FACT CHECK: Trump cuts protections for young immigrants months ago, then blames Democrats for abandoning them.
  • Trump criticizes FBI over handling of shooting suspect tip

    Trump criticizes FBI over handling of shooting suspect tip

    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:00 AM EST2018-02-18 05:00:33 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:23 PM EST2018-02-19 00:23:15 GMT

    President Donald Trump is criticizing the FBI over its handling of a tip on the suspect in the Florida school shooting, says bureau spending too much time on Russia probe.

    President Donald Trump is criticizing the FBI over its handling of a tip on the suspect in the Florida school shooting, says bureau spending too much time on Russia probe.

  • Biden, in public and private, tiptoes toward a 2020 run

    Biden, in public and private, tiptoes toward a 2020 run

    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:10 PM EST2018-02-17 21:10:10 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:22 PM EST2018-02-19 00:22:53 GMT

    Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides.

    Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides.

  • Russian election plot touched even minor Trump supporters

    Russian election plot touched even minor Trump supporters

    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:42 PM EST2018-02-17 23:42:34 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:22 PM EST2018-02-19 00:22:47 GMT
    A handful of small-time Trump supporters who came into contact with the Russian plot to interfere with the 2016 election said their votes were not swayed and they didn't do anything they weren't happy to do.
    A handful of small-time Trump supporters who came into contact with the Russian plot to interfere with the 2016 election said their votes were not swayed and they didn't do anything they weren't happy to do.
  • Critics blast EPA for lowering Syngenta pesticide fine

    Critics blast EPA for lowering Syngenta pesticide fine

    Thursday, February 15 2018 6:06 PM EST2018-02-15 23:06:29 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:04 PM EST2018-02-19 00:04:42 GMT
    Critics are blasting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for dramatically lowering a fine on agribusiness giant Syngenta for violations of pesticide regulations.
    Critics are blasting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for dramatically lowering a fine on agribusiness giant Syngenta for violations of pesticide regulations.
  • Report details harm to Cuba diplomats but offers no cause

    Report details harm to Cuba diplomats but offers no cause

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:58 PM EST2018-02-15 01:58:26 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:04 PM EST2018-02-19 00:04:26 GMT
    Doctors are releasing the first detailed medical reports about concussion-like symptoms suffered in what the State Department has called health attacks on U.S. diplomats in Cuba.
    Doctors are releasing the first detailed medical reports about concussion-like symptoms suffered in what the State Department has called health attacks on U.S. diplomats in Cuba.
  • Trump appeals California judge's curb on birth control rules

    Trump appeals California judge's curb on birth control rules

    Friday, February 16 2018 4:43 PM EST2018-02-16 21:43:32 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:04 PM EST2018-02-19 00:04:22 GMT
    The U.S. Department of Justice is appealing a California judge's decision to temporarily block new Trump administration rules allowing more employers to opt out of no-cost birth control.
    The U.S. Department of Justice is appealing a California judge's decision to temporarily block new Trump administration rules allowing more employers to opt out of no-cost birth control.
  • Abortion-rights supporters push back against gains by foes

    Abortion-rights supporters push back against gains by foes

    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-02-15 16:30:18 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:04 PM EST2018-02-19 00:04:18 GMT
    Abortion-rights supporters are fighting back this year as never before against gains made in the past decade by opponents.
    Abortion-rights supporters are fighting back this year as never before against gains made in the past decade by opponents.
  • The Latest: 13 Russians accused of plot to disrupt election

    The Latest: 13 Russians accused of plot to disrupt election

    Friday, February 16 2018 2:03 PM EST2018-02-16 19:03:02 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:41 PM EST2018-02-18 22:41:45 GMT
    In this June 21, 2017, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs after a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. A grand jury in the Russia probe issued indictments on Friday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)In this June 21, 2017, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs after a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. A grand jury in the Russia probe issued indictments on Friday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein says the goal of 13 Russians and three Russian entities charged Friday was "spreading distrust" of 2016 candidates and the political system.

    Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein says the goal of 13 Russians and three Russian entities charged Friday was "spreading distrust" of 2016 candidates and the political system.

  • Offshore drilling foes, denied microphone, hold rallies

    Offshore drilling foes, denied microphone, hold rallies

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:35 AM EST2018-02-14 05:35:17 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 3:35 PM EST2018-02-18 20:35:11 GMT
    Opponents of President Donald Trump's plan to open most of the nation's coastline to oil and natural gas drilling have held boisterous rallies before public meetings held by the federal government on the topic.
    Opponents of President Donald Trump's plan to open most of the nation's coastline to oil and natural gas drilling have held boisterous rallies before public meetings held by the federal government on the topic.
  • Trump once again wants to cut energy assistance to the poor

    Trump once again wants to cut energy assistance to the poor

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:00 AM EST2018-02-18 16:00:40 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:54 PM EST2018-02-18 19:54:39 GMT
    The Trump administration is once again calling for the complete elimination of low-income heating assistance and once again, program supports are vowing to fight it.
    The Trump administration is once again calling for the complete elimination of low-income heating assistance and once again, program supports are vowing to fight it.
  • Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

    Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:19 AM EST2018-02-17 06:19:51 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:24 PM EST2018-02-18 19:24:35 GMT
    Indictment shows how Facebook and Twitter got seriously played by Russian agents.
    Indictment shows how Facebook and Twitter got seriously played by Russian agents.
  • Amazon to pay $1.2 million in illegal pesticide settlement

    Amazon to pay $1.2 million in illegal pesticide settlement

    Thursday, February 15 2018 2:16 PM EST2018-02-15 19:16:07 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:05 PM EST2018-02-18 17:05:45 GMT
    The EPA on Thursday, Feb. 15, announced a $1.2 million settlement with Amazon over the sale and distribution of illegal pesticides. (Source: CNN)The EPA on Thursday, Feb. 15, announced a $1.2 million settlement with Amazon over the sale and distribution of illegal pesticides. (Source: CNN)

    The Environmental Protection Agency says it has reached a $1.2 million settlement with Amazon over the sale of illegal pesticides.

    The Environmental Protection Agency says it has reached a $1.2 million settlement with Amazon over the sale of illegal pesticides.

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    Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race

    Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:18 PM EST2018-02-16 18:18:41 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:05 PM EST2018-02-18 17:05:36 GMT

    The office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities.

    The office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities.

  • Trump focuses on first responders after Florida shooting

    Trump focuses on first responders after Florida shooting

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:30 AM EST2018-02-17 06:30:42 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:04 PM EST2018-02-18 17:04:17 GMT
    President Donald Trump visited a Florida community reeling from a deadly school shooting, meeting privately with victims and cheering the heroics of first responders, but extending few public words of consolation...
    President Donald Trump visited a Florida community reeling from a deadly school shooting, meeting privately with victims and cheering the heroics of first responders, but extending few public words of consolation to those in deep mourning.
  • How to disrupt an election: Fake IDs, fraud and Facebook

    How to disrupt an election: Fake IDs, fraud and Facebook

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:04 AM EST2018-02-17 06:04:16 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:03 PM EST2018-02-18 17:03:52 GMT
    Russians launched plot against US election in 2014, mixing old-fashioned political agitation with 21st century social media tools.
    Russians launched plot against US election in 2014, mixing old-fashioned political agitation with 21st century social media tools.
  • Food box idea draws criticism from Democrats, advocates

    Food box idea draws criticism from Democrats, advocates

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:27 AM EST2018-02-16 06:27:23 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:51 AM EST2018-02-18 16:51:35 GMT

    Critics, including nutrition experts, say the plan's primary purpose is to punish the poor.

    Critics, including nutrition experts, say the plan's primary purpose is to punish the poor.

  • Politician holds gun raffle campaign fundraiser 3 days after Florida shooting

    Politician holds gun raffle campaign fundraiser 3 days after Florida shooting

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:07 AM EST2018-02-18 16:07:04 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:07 AM EST2018-02-18 16:07:04 GMT

    Critics were angry the even occurred three days after the shooting in Parkland, FL. Those who won the gun will have to face state and federal background tests.

    Critics were angry the even occurred three days after the shooting in Parkland, FL. Those who won the gun will have to face state and federal background tests.

  • Trump overreaches to claim indictment proves 'no collusion'

    Trump overreaches to claim indictment proves 'no collusion'

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:59 AM EST2018-02-17 06:59:54 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:25 AM EST2018-02-18 14:25:05 GMT
    Trump over-reaches to claim Russian indictment is proof of 'no collusion'.
    Trump over-reaches to claim Russian indictment is proof of 'no collusion'.
  • Florida legislators struggle with how to respond to shooting

    Florida legislators struggle with how to respond to shooting

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:23 PM EST2018-02-17 18:23:56 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:23 AM EST2018-02-18 14:23:57 GMT
    Stunned by a horrific shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead, the state Legislature is grappling with what to do in the aftermath.
    Stunned by a horrific shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead, the state Legislature is grappling with what to do in the aftermath.
  • Budget undercuts Trump focus on mental health, school safety

    Budget undercuts Trump focus on mental health, school safety

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:56 AM EST2018-02-16 05:56:25 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:12 AM EST2018-02-18 14:12:18 GMT

    Trump's latest budget would slash Medicaid, the major source of public funds for mental health treatment, and an Education Department grant program that supports safer schools.

    Trump's latest budget would slash Medicaid, the major source of public funds for mental health treatment, and an Education Department grant program that supports safer schools.

  • The Latest: Trump tweet undercuts McMaster Russia claims

    The Latest: Trump tweet undercuts McMaster Russia claims

    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:00 AM EST2018-02-17 13:00:22 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:38 AM EST2018-02-18 13:38:20 GMT
    U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser has told an international audience that the evidence of Russian meddling in the 2016 American election is beyond dispute.
    U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser has told an international audience that the evidence of Russian meddling in the 2016 American election is beyond dispute.
  • Mueller charges Russians with meddling in 2016 race

    Mueller charges Russians with meddling in 2016 race

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:59 AM EST2018-02-17 05:59:57 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:03 PM EST2018-02-18 03:03:51 GMT
    The U.S. special counsel has accused 13 Russians of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election.
    The U.S. special counsel has accused 13 Russians of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election.
  • Romney, favored in Senate bid, could take on outsized role

    Romney, favored in Senate bid, could take on outsized role

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:30 AM EST2018-02-17 06:30:11 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:34 PM EST2018-02-17 23:34:47 GMT
    Many Republicans looking to Mitt Romney to be an elder statesman in the Senate, willing to take on President Donald Trump.
    Many Republicans looking to Mitt Romney to be an elder statesman in the Senate, willing to take on President Donald Trump.
  • Magazine obtains ex-playmate's notes on alleged Trump affair

    Magazine obtains ex-playmate's notes on alleged Trump affair

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:18 PM EST2018-02-16 17:18:32 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:33 PM EST2018-02-17 21:33:14 GMT

    The New Yorker has obtained an eight-page, hand-written account written by a former Playboy Playmate who said she had a nine-month extramarital affair with Donald Trump beginning in 2006.

    The New Yorker has obtained an eight-page, hand-written account written by a former Playboy Playmate who said she had a nine-month extramarital affair with Donald Trump beginning in 2006.

  • Illinois Democratic congressman faces challenge from left

    Illinois Democratic congressman faces challenge from left

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:31 PM EST2018-02-17 17:31:08 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:24 PM EST2018-02-17 20:24:22 GMT
    A Lipinski has represented what's now Illinois' 3rd congressional district since U.S. Rep.
    A Lipinski has represented what's now Illinois' 3rd congressional district since U.S. Rep.
  • Kept out: Loophole in law for the poor spurs gentrification

    Kept out: Loophole in law for the poor spurs gentrification

    Friday, February 16 2018 6:26 AM EST2018-02-16 11:26:46 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 2:42 PM EST2018-02-17 19:42:14 GMT

    Banks getting credit for lending to white homebuyers under law designed to aid poor communities.

    Banks getting credit for lending to white homebuyers under law designed to aid poor communities.

  • Trump fights releasing details on national monument decision

    Trump fights releasing details on national monument decision

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 6:44 PM EST2018-02-13 23:44:36 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:34 PM EST2018-02-17 18:34:25 GMT
    The U.S. government says it doesn't have to release documents involving legal arguments for President Donald Trump's decision to shrink national monuments because they're protected presidential communications.
    The U.S. government says it doesn't have to release documents involving legal arguments for President Donald Trump's decision to shrink national monuments because they're protected presidential communications.
  • The Latest: Trump visits hospital, meets shooting survivors

    The Latest: Trump visits hospital, meets shooting survivors

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:38 AM EST2018-02-16 16:38:38 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:03 PM EST2018-02-17 18:03:43 GMT

    The FBI says it failed to investigate a specific report in January that Nikolas Cruz could be plotting a school shooting.

    The FBI says it failed to investigate a specific report in January that Nikolas Cruz could be plotting a school shooting.

  • Kelly overhauls White House clearance procedure

    Kelly overhauls White House clearance procedure

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:49 AM EST2018-02-17 05:49:50 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:43 PM EST2018-02-17 17:43:47 GMT
    Chief of staff John Kelly orders changes to White House security clearance process after allegations against ex-aide.
    Chief of staff John Kelly orders changes to White House security clearance process after allegations against ex-aide.
  • Takeaways from Mueller's Russian meddling indictment

    Takeaways from Mueller's Russian meddling indictment

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:03 AM EST2018-02-17 06:03:18 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:13 PM EST2018-02-17 17:13:42 GMT
    What does it mean for Trump? Takeaways from Mueller's Russian meddling indictment.
    What does it mean for Trump? Takeaways from Mueller's Russian meddling indictment.
  • Records: Washington officials gave activist's info to ICE

    Records: Washington officials gave activist's info to ICE

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:13 PM EST2018-02-17 01:13:50 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:23 AM EST2018-02-17 15:23:15 GMT
    Newly released records confirm that the Washington state Department of Licensing gave information about an undocumented immigrant rights activist to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which has started...
    Newly released records confirm that the Washington state Department of Licensing gave information about an undocumented immigrant rights activist to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which has started deportation proceedings against her.
  • Commerce Dept. backs tariffs on imported aluminum and steel

    Commerce Dept. backs tariffs on imported aluminum and steel

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:47 PM EST2018-02-16 17:47:47 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:50 AM EST2018-02-17 11:50:18 GMT
    Commerce Department recommends sanctions on aluminum and steel imports.
    Commerce Department recommends sanctions on aluminum and steel imports.
  • 'Putin's chef' among Russians indicted by Mueller

    'Putin's chef' among Russians indicted by Mueller

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:13 AM EST2018-02-17 06:13:20 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 2:03 AM EST2018-02-17 07:03:52 GMT
    One of the 13 Russians indicted for U.S. election interference is a wealthy Russian businessman with ties to Vladimir Putin.
    One of the 13 Russians indicted for U.S. election interference is a wealthy Russian businessman with ties to Vladimir Putin.
  • Romney makes it official: He's running for Utah Senate seat

    Romney makes it official: He's running for Utah Senate seat

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:26 AM EST2018-02-16 13:26:41 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:42 AM EST2018-02-17 06:42:11 GMT

    Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is making a political comeback by running a Utah Senate seat.

    Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is making a political comeback by running a Utah Senate seat.

  • Trump meets Florida shooting victims, first responders

    Trump meets Florida shooting victims, first responders

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:57 AM EST2018-02-16 05:57:29 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:42 AM EST2018-02-17 06:42:01 GMT

    President Donald Trump is promising to tackle school safety and 'the difficult issue of mental health' in response to deadly shooting in Florida.

    President Donald Trump is promising to tackle school safety and 'the difficult issue of mental health' in response to deadly shooting in Florida.

  • Key players in the Trump-Russia probe

    Key players in the Trump-Russia probe

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:10 AM EST2018-02-17 06:10:30 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:33 AM EST2018-02-17 06:33:11 GMT
    A look at some of the key players in the Trump-Russia probe after the special counsel charged 13 Russians in a plot to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election.
    A look at some of the key players in the Trump-Russia probe after the special counsel charged 13 Russians in a plot to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election.
  • The Latest: Trump praises Fla. law enforcement members

    The Latest: Trump praises Fla. law enforcement members

    Friday, February 16 2018 10:26 AM EST2018-02-16 15:26:48 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:31 AM EST2018-02-17 06:31:52 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he leaves for Florida Friday to "meet with some of the bravest people.".
    President Donald Trump says he leaves for Florida Friday to "meet with some of the bravest people.".
  • Key players in the Trump-Russia probe

    Key players in the Trump-Russia probe

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:08 PM EST2018-02-17 00:08:57 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:06 AM EST2018-02-17 06:06:03 GMT
    A look at some of the key players in the Trump-Russia probe after the special counsel charged 13 Russians in a plot to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election.
    A look at some of the key players in the Trump-Russia probe after the special counsel charged 13 Russians in a plot to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election.
  • Under fire, Kelly overhauls White House clearance procedure

    Under fire, Kelly overhauls White House clearance procedure

    Friday, February 16 2018 4:30 PM EST2018-02-16 21:30:59 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:51 AM EST2018-02-17 05:51:59 GMT
    In this Nov. 29, 2017 file photo, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, left, walks with former staff secretary Rob Porter. Kelly on Friday ordered sweeping changes to White House clearance procedures for classified information. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)In this Nov. 29, 2017 file photo, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, left, walks with former staff secretary Rob Porter. Kelly on Friday ordered sweeping changes to White House clearance procedures for classified information. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    Chief of staff John Kelly orders changes to White House security clearance process after allegations against ex-aide.

    Chief of staff John Kelly orders changes to White House security clearance process after allegations against ex-aide.

  • Trump seizes on Mueller charge as proof of 'no collusion'

    Trump seizes on Mueller charge as proof of 'no collusion'

    Friday, February 16 2018 5:10 PM EST2018-02-16 22:10:04 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:42 AM EST2018-02-17 05:42:41 GMT

    President Donald Trump is seizing on what was absent in special counsel Robert Mueller's indictment as proof that his campaign didn't collude with Russians.

    President Donald Trump is seizing on what was absent in special counsel Robert Mueller's indictment as proof that his campaign didn't collude with Russians.

  • Shooting suspect was on school rifle team that got NRA grant

    Shooting suspect was on school rifle team that got NRA grant

    Friday, February 16 2018 2:31 PM EST2018-02-16 19:31:16 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 11:24 PM EST2018-02-17 04:24:19 GMT
    Nikolas Cruz, the troubled teen authorities say killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, excelled in an air-rifle marksmanship program supported by the NRA. (Source: Broward County Sheriff's Office)Nikolas Cruz, the troubled teen authorities say killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, excelled in an air-rifle marksmanship program supported by the NRA. (Source: Broward County Sheriff's Office)

    The troubled teen authorities say killed 17 people at a Florida high school excelled in an air-rifle marksmanship program supported by a grant from the National Rifle Association Foundation.

    The troubled teen authorities say killed 17 people at a Florida high school excelled in an air-rifle marksmanship program supported by a grant from the National Rifle Association Foundation.

  • House GOP leaders struggle to push immigration bill

    House GOP leaders struggle to push immigration bill

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:20 AM EST2018-02-16 06:20:18 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 10:12 PM EST2018-02-17 03:12:02 GMT

    The Senate has wrestled itself into an immigration stalemate, leaving hundreds of thousands of young immigrants in limbo.

    The Senate has wrestled itself into an immigration stalemate, leaving hundreds of thousands of young immigrants in limbo.

  • Jimmy Kimmel blames Trump, Congress for school shooting

    Jimmy Kimmel blames Trump, Congress for school shooting

    Friday, February 16 2018 9:17 AM EST2018-02-16 14:17:29 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 10:10 PM EST2018-02-17 03:10:24 GMT
    Jimmy Kimmel opened his late night show by accusing President Donald Trump and congressional leaders of doing "worse than nothing" to stop mass shootings like the killings of 17 people by a teenager with an AR-15...
    Jimmy Kimmel opened his late night show by accusing President Donald Trump and congressional leaders of doing "worse than nothing" to stop mass shootings like the killings of 17 people by a teenager with an AR-15 assault weapon at a Florida high school.
  • VA's chief of staff steps down after travel flap

    VA's chief of staff steps down after travel flap

    Friday, February 16 2018 5:40 PM EST2018-02-16 22:40:47 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 9:40 PM EST2018-02-17 02:40:11 GMT
    The chief of staff for Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin has resigned after an investigation alleged she doctored emails justifying Shulkin’s wife going on a European trip at taxpayer expense. (Source: CNN/Pool)The chief of staff for Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin has resigned after an investigation alleged she doctored emails justifying Shulkin’s wife going on a European trip at taxpayer expense. (Source: CNN/Pool)

    The Department of Veterans Affairs says the agency's chief of staff has stepped down after an investigation found she had doctored emails to justify Secretary David Shulkin's wife accompanying him on an European...

    The Department of Veterans Affairs says the agency's chief of staff has stepped down after an investigation found she had doctored emails to justify Secretary David Shulkin's wife accompanying him on an European trip at taxpayer expense.

  • Wynn gets no money in termination deal with casino company

    Wynn gets no money in termination deal with casino company

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:48 AM EST2018-02-16 16:48:08 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 9:38 PM EST2018-02-17 02:38:46 GMT
    This March 15, 2016, file photo, shows casino mogul Steve Wynn at a news conference in Medford, Mass. A termination agreement between Wynn and his namesake company released Friday revealed Wynn will not receive compensation. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)This March 15, 2016, file photo, shows casino mogul Steve Wynn at a news conference in Medford, Mass. A termination agreement between Wynn and his namesake company released Friday revealed Wynn will not receive compensation. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

    A termination agreement between embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn and the casino and resorts company bearing his name shows that he won't receive any compensation and can't be involved in any competing gambling...

    A termination agreement between embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn and the casino and resorts company bearing his name shows that he won't receive any compensation and can't be involved in any competing gambling business for two years.

  • California ICE agents arrest more than 200 immigrants in one week

    ICE arrests more than 200 immigrants in one week

    Friday, February 16 2018 9:11 PM EST2018-02-17 02:11:51 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 9:18 PM EST2018-02-17 02:18:43 GMT
    A massive crackdown this week by ICE agents netted more than 200 arrests in southern California. (Source: KCBS/KCAL/CNN)A massive crackdown this week by ICE agents netted more than 200 arrests in southern California. (Source: KCBS/KCAL/CNN)

    A massive crackdown this week by ICE agents netted more than 200 arrests in southern California.

    A massive crackdown this week by ICE agents netted more than 200 arrests in southern California.

  • Can middle-class candidate defeat millionaires in Illinois?

    Can middle-class candidate defeat millionaires in Illinois?

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:20 AM EST2018-02-16 06:20:25 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 7:15 PM EST2018-02-17 00:15:56 GMT
    A former math professor who reported income of less than $35,000 last year is campaigning as a middle-class candidate in an Illinois governor's race that includes a couple millionaires and a billionaire.
    A former math professor who reported income of less than $35,000 last year is campaigning as a middle-class candidate in an Illinois governor's race that includes a couple millionaires and a billionaire.
  • EPA head expenses nearly $200,000 in travel over 6 months

    EPA head expenses nearly $200,000 in travel over 6 months

    Friday, February 16 2018 5:10 PM EST2018-02-16 22:10:09 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 7:04 PM EST2018-02-17 00:04:22 GMT
    Travel vouchers show the head of the Environmental Protection Agency and staffers billed taxpayers nearly $200,000 in travel over six months last year, including 10 trips to Pruitt's home city of Tulsa.
    Travel vouchers show the head of the Environmental Protection Agency and staffers billed taxpayers nearly $200,000 in travel over six months last year, including 10 trips to Pruitt's home city of Tulsa.
  • Republican senator charged with video voyeurism, extortion

    Republican senator charged with video voyeurism, extortion

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:30 PM EST2018-02-16 20:30:13 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 6:48 PM EST2018-02-16 23:48:31 GMT
    Rhode Island state Sen. Nicholas Kettle arrested on charges of video voyeurism, extortion; Republican senator's lawyer calls voyeurism charge 'nonsense,' says he has no idea what extortion charges are about.
    Rhode Island state Sen. Nicholas Kettle arrested on charges of video voyeurism, extortion; Republican senator's lawyer calls voyeurism charge 'nonsense,' says he has no idea what extortion charges are about.
  • GOP director takes sole responsibility for anonymous website

    GOP director takes sole responsibility for anonymous website

    Friday, February 16 2018 6:01 PM EST2018-02-16 23:01:23 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 6:18 PM EST2018-02-16 23:18:01 GMT
    Maine Republican Party executive director says he alone was responsible for running anonymous website that published articles Democrats say slandered their unsuccessful mayoral candidate.
    Maine Republican Party executive director says he alone was responsible for running anonymous website that published articles Democrats say slandered their unsuccessful mayoral candidate.
  • Lots of talk, little action in Congress after shootings

    Lots of talk, little action in Congress after shootings

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:30 AM EST2018-02-16 06:30:20 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 5:22 PM EST2018-02-16 22:22:54 GMT

    The October deaths of 58 people in Las Vegas and other mass shootings have sparked debate but have had scant impact on the march toward looser gun laws under the Republican-controlled Congress.

    The October deaths of 58 people in Las Vegas and other mass shootings have sparked debate but have had scant impact on the march toward looser gun laws under the Republican-controlled Congress.

  • California Senate misconduct probe concludes

    California Senate misconduct probe concludes

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:16 AM EST2018-02-16 08:16:33 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 4:18 PM EST2018-02-16 21:18:05 GMT
    A California lawmaker suspended amid a sexual misconduct allegation is suing for reinstatement and arguing he's being treated unfairly because of his race.
    A California lawmaker suspended amid a sexual misconduct allegation is suing for reinstatement and arguing he's being treated unfairly because of his race.
  • Key senator to stop blocking US arms sales to Persian Gulf

    Key senator to stop blocking US arms sales to Persian Gulf

    Thursday, February 15 2018 5:17 PM EST2018-02-15 22:17:28 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 3:39 PM EST2018-02-16 20:39:13 GMT
    A key U.S. senator says he will no longer block Persian Gulf nations from buying American-made lethal weapons even though the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its neighbors remains in a stalemate.
    A key U.S. senator says he will no longer block Persian Gulf nations from buying American-made lethal weapons even though the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its neighbors remains in a stalemate.
  • Trump signs bill providing more access to 911 calls

    Trump signs bill providing more access to 911 calls

    Friday, February 16 2018 2:59 PM EST2018-02-16 19:59:34 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 3:24 PM EST2018-02-16 20:24:03 GMT
    President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law that will provide more direct access to the 911 system for callers using a multi-line telephone in an emergency.
    President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law that will provide more direct access to the 911 system for callers using a multi-line telephone in an emergency.
  • Trump to host Netanyahu at White House next month

    Trump to host Netanyahu at White House next month

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:21 PM EST2018-02-16 18:21:03 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 3:03 PM EST2018-02-16 20:03:03 GMT
    President Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House next month.
    President Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House next month.
  • Budget undercuts Trump focus on mental health, school safety

    Budget undercuts Trump focus on mental health, school safety

    Thursday, February 15 2018 6:06 PM EST2018-02-15 23:06:13 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 2:26 PM EST2018-02-16 19:26:19 GMT
    Budget undercuts Trump's call for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to Florida shootings.
    Budget undercuts Trump's call for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to Florida shootings.
  • Bannon interviewed in Mueller's Russia investigation

    Bannon interviewed in Mueller's Russia investigation

    Thursday, February 15 2018 11:16 AM EST2018-02-15 16:16:49 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 2:24 PM EST2018-02-16 19:24:50 GMT
    Under threat of subpoena, former Trump adviser Steve Bannon has arrived on Capitol Hill for a closed-door interview.
    Under threat of subpoena, former Trump adviser Steve Bannon has arrived on Capitol Hill for a closed-door interview.
  • White House aide to Kushner departs for family business

    White House aide to Kushner departs for family business

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:18 AM EST2018-02-16 16:18:18 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 2:24 PM EST2018-02-16 19:24:39 GMT
    A top aide to Jared Kushner is leaving the White House to return to his family's real estate company.
    A top aide to Jared Kushner is leaving the White House to return to his family's real estate company.
  • US intel sees signs of Russian meddling in midterms

    US intel sees signs of Russian meddling in midterms

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 2:14 AM EST2018-02-14 07:14:51 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 2:11 PM EST2018-02-16 19:11:58 GMT

    It is predicted Russian intelligence agencies will disseminate more false information over Russian state-controlled media and through fake online personas to spread anti-American views and exacerbate social and political divides in the United States.

    It is predicted Russian intelligence agencies will disseminate more false information over Russian state-controlled media and through fake online personas to spread anti-American views and exacerbate social and political divides in the United States.

  • How Trump has responded to moments of national grief

    How Trump has responded to moments of national grief

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:57 AM EST2018-02-16 05:57:43 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 12:11 PM EST2018-02-16 17:11:26 GMT
    A look at how President Donald Trump has responded to moments of national grief'.
    A look at how President Donald Trump has responded to moments of national grief'.
  • The Latest: Gun safety groups aim to oust pro-NRA lawmakers

    The Latest: Gun safety groups aim to oust pro-NRA lawmakers

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:07 AM EST2018-02-16 13:07:44 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 11:54 AM EST2018-02-16 16:54:00 GMT
    Jimmy Kimmel opened his late night show by accusing President Donald Trump and congressional leaders of doing "worse than nothing" to stop mass shootings like the killings of 17 people by a teenager with an AR-15...
    Jimmy Kimmel opened his late night show by accusing President Donald Trump and congressional leaders of doing "worse than nothing" to stop mass shootings like the killings of 17 people by a teenager with an AR-15 assault weapon at a Florida high school.
  • Romney's Utah bid for Senate could revive rift with Trump

    Romney's Utah bid for Senate could revive rift with Trump

    Friday, February 16 2018 10:31 AM EST2018-02-16 15:31:40 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 11:12 AM EST2018-02-16 16:12:27 GMT
    Mitt Romney and President Donald Trump exchanged harsh criticisms of one another during the 2016 presidential campaign but also have a history of being willing to sit down with each other when mutually beneficial.
    Mitt Romney and President Donald Trump exchanged harsh criticisms of one another during the 2016 presidential campaign but also have a history of being willing to sit down with each other when mutually beneficial.
  • Dog in the race? Pooch barred from race for Kansas governor

    Dog in the race? Pooch barred from race for Kansas governor

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 8:57 AM EST2018-02-13 13:57:05 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 8:27 AM EST2018-02-16 13:27:08 GMT
    Kansas election officials are putting the brakes on a dog's campaign for governor.
    Kansas election officials are putting the brakes on a dog's campaign for governor.
  • For builders, demand and economy up; so are interest rates

    For builders, demand and economy up; so are interest rates

    Thursday, February 15 2018 10:17 AM EST2018-02-15 15:17:18 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 1:06 AM EST2018-02-16 06:06:41 GMT
    US homebuilders maintain an optimistic outlook as economy and demand grow.
    US homebuilders maintain an optimistic outlook as economy and demand grow.
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