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NC senator collapses during race, taken away in ambulance

Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina is awake and doing well after collapsing and being taken away in an ambulance Wednesday morning during a road race in Washin...


Donald Trump 'asked FBI Director James Comey to drop Michael Flynn investigation'

Leaders of the congressional investigations into Russian meddling into the USA election are calling on former FBI Director James Comey to testify on the Hill ...


'I was a little bit surprised' over backlash against Comey's firing

USA media quoted an unnamed White House official as saying that 11 candidates are being considered, including acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe. The president h...


Tillerson talks climate change policy

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a Republican, said climate change was the first thing she looked for when given a copy of the declaration. U.S. Secretary of State R...


Mariners Turn To Committee At Closer

They're not slowing down or stopping the schedule. "We saw it last night, he doesn't know where to go". Cano will be eligible to return May 23, which would be...


Contradictions by Trump create credibility gap for aides

Intelligence agencies use the phrase "sources and methods" to describe secrets about how intelligence is gathered. The Flynn investigation was part of a broader...


Senate Republicans start health care push with missteps

By a vote of 217-213, the House of Representatives voted to take away health coverage from 24 million Americans, gut protections for people with pre-existing c...


Sorry, paparazzi, celebs now get private treatment at LAX

The Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Monday opened its "Private Suite" with a gate entrance away from traffic surrounding the airport. And privilege...


Comey firing: Besieged White House denies, defends as new bombshells hit

USA and European Union officials more recently have discussed expanding the ban to include flights from Europe. The Washington Post withheld details about t...


Thrill-Seekers Scale Golden Gate Bridge, Dangle From Tower

Teatime and Rector snuck down the Marin Headlands, along the bridge, and once the sun set, climbed the bridge's suspension stays from the shore. The duo climb...


Chelsea Manning leaves military prison

Manning also said letters of support from fellow transgender individuals and veterans were inspirational. The first footage from a new documentary that wil...


Severe storms and tornadoes possible in nation's midsection

Little reprieve from the active weather pattern is likely into the upcoming weekend as another round of severe thunderstorms and flooding rainfall hammer a port...


Cornyn says he will stay in Senate, won't be FBI director

In Washington , the speculation turned on who would rise to the majority whip position in the Senate. Former aides describe him as a detail-obsessed and thou...


Trump Defends Sharing 'Facts' About 'Terrorism And Airline Flight Safety' With Russia

Trump's alleged affinity for ill-considered disclosures would hurt intelligence sharing. MITCH MCCONNELL: I think we could do with a little less drama from th...


Two crew members killed in New Jersey plane crash

Witnesses described seeing the plane coming in at an odd angle, seeming to flip to one side before it crashed into the ground. Air traffic controllers said th...


New Orleans takes down 3rd Confederate-era monument

Protesters gather before a monument of Jefferson Davis is removed in New Orleans , Louisiana, May 11, 2017. The statue is one of four that city officials a...


Trump defends right to share 'terrorism facts' with Russians

It's true that the president can choose to disclose classified information, but it's usually done after a formal review with intelligence agencies, not off the ...


Israel was source for some of information shared with the Russians

One might think he would care when USA interests (and perhaps lives) are on the line, but we've seen no evidence of that; that "officials expressed concern wit...


New Orleans removes second Confederate-era monument

Protests that have at times turned violent have erupted at the site of the Jefferson Davis Monument after the Battle at Liberty Place monument was taken dow...


Locally-based Navy SEAL killed in Somalia identified

The Pentagon identified a ME man on Saturday as the Navy SEAL killed in a military operation in Somalia, the first American to die in combat in the African co...


'Thirteen Reasons Why' Book Pulled Briefly by Schools

Telling the story of the young Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford) who kills herself, but leaves behind a series of cassette tapes for those she says pushed her t...


Red flags waved over Flynn were met with shrugs by Trump, aides

Mr Trump made no mention of the fact that Mr Flynn had been fired from his position by the Obama administration in 2014. It was more than a week after Yates r...


Sheriff: Wisconsin tornado injures at least 20

The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma says the greatest risk of tornadoes Tuesday afternoon and night are western Oklahoma ...


Trump hosting Turkey's Erdogan as tensions simmer

Aaron Stein, a Turkey scholar at the Atlantic Council, said the modest goals for Erdogan's two-day visit reflected the constraints of a relationship that has ge...


Comey documented 'everything he could remember' after Trump conversations

Last week, the Republican president fired Comey, who had been leading an investigation into the Trump 2016 presidential campaign's possible collusion with Russi...


White House denies that Trump asked Comey to end Flynn investigation

The Feb. 14 meeting took place just a day after Flynn was forced out of his job after it was revealed he had lied to Vice President Mike Pence about the nature ...


House Intel Dem: If Trump Recorded Talks With Comey, 'Congress Should Subpoena'

But Democrats appearing on Sunday talk shows said the abrupt firing of the man leading an Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry into possible Russian meddli...


FCC Website Under Attack

The FCC says that the attack came from "external actors" who were apparently attempting to shut down the commenting system and prevent "legitimate commenters" f...


Special Olympics torch arrives in Missoula

Other items, such as Torch Run T-shirts and raffle tickets, will be sold for various donation amounts. The leg will begin at noon at Hamburg Town Hall (6100 Sou...


White House in damage limitation mode over Russian Federation intelligence sharing claims

Trump said Tuesday on Twitter that he had an "absolute right" to share information in the interest of fighting terrorism and called it a "very, very successful...


Federal Bureau of Investigation chief sacking: White House denies Comey loyalty pledge

But on Friday, before a tour of the Thomas Built Buses manufacturing plant, Burr said that, as things stand, Trump apparently was not involved with Russia's att...


SNL Takes On Sean Spicer's Rough Week in the White House

McCarthy took repeated pies to the face as a hapless contestant on a game show called " Just Desserts! ". What followed was an epic trip to New York's Trump T...


Bears get feisty, overtake Cardinal in NCAA golf regional

The Bears have a 36-hole total of 542 (-18), while the fourth-ranked Cardinal have an 11-under-par 549 total after posting a 2-under 278 Tuesday. Doug Ghim of...


Tillerson: Trump weighs embassy move impact

After stopping in Saudi Arabia, Trump will visit both Israel and the Palestinian territories, in a nod to his nascent bid to strike the Israeli-Palestinian de...


Garland has no interest in leaving judiciary for FBI, source says

Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch, was confirmed in April. Republicans would flip out, but as The Atlantic reported, there's technically ...