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Mayor: Statue removal will allow city to heal

Beauregard monument at City Park. Landrieu says taking down a prominent statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee will allow his city to "heal and become the...


Senate Expected to Give House Health Care Plan the Cold Shoulder

The agency said an earlier version of the Republican proposal would leave 24 million people without insurance in 10 years. "We must prevent this cruel and ris...


Republican voices grow for independent Russian Federation probe

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates, who was also fired by Trump after she refused to defend his travel ban, testified last week before Congress that...


Danny Ainge's patience pays off with Celtics' draft lottery win

Which teams benefited and suffered the most? The Boston Celtics had the best chance to win the lottery, which seems nearly unfair considering the fact they ar...


President Trump, Richard Nixon and Watergate: Which memo is the smoking gun?

The White House denied the account. He faulted House Republicans, specifically Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) and Oversight Committee Chair Ja...


Trump says he has 'absolute right' to release terrorism info to Russians

The meeting itself was a personal request from Vladimir Putin. The controversy engulfed the White House. The panel's top Democrat, Elijah Cummings of Maryla...


Trump says appointment of special counsel 'hurts our country terribly'

Trump's associates, as well as the events surrounding his ouster. Trump fired FBI Director James Comey last week, prompting some to call for an independent ...


Plane veers off runway, killing pilot and co-pilot

The aircraft, a Short Brothers 330 model owned by Air Cargo Carriers, was contracted by UPS, airport spokesperson Mike Plante told ABC News . Air guard, army...


Trump calls naming special counsel 'greatest witch hunt' in

After Comey's firing, Rosenstein initially drew the ire of Democrats on Capitol Hill, but he seemed to have regained some good faith after his appointment of Mu...


Four Insurers Apply to Sell Obamacare Policies in N.H. Next Year

The AHCA can potentially solve this problem making OTC medications more accessible and affordable to the public. MacArthur's amendment to the American Health ...


Former asst. special counsel: Don't expect public updates

This news fire hose, a result of errors forced and unforced for Trump, can have consequences - for the president, for his party and the country. Mr Trump hims...


Maine Democrat to take part in Trump's voter fraud probe

Dunlap, who is a past president of the National Association of Secretaries of State, said he's been told that secretaries of state in New Hampshire, Indiana a...


Trump May Appoint Former Senator Joe Lieberman New FBI Director

Lieberman, a Democrat who turned Independent until he quit the Senate in 2013, works for a law firm, one of whose partners - Marc Kasowitz - has represented Tr...


Deputy AG knew Comey was going to be fired before writing memo

Rosenstein wrote a memo Trump initially cited as his reason for firing FBI Director James Comey. Originally, the Trump White House claimed that Comey was s...


Swedish prosecutor drops rape investigation of Assange

In a statement , the office said Chief Prosecutor Marianne Ny had chose to shut down the investigation and that details would be made available later at a pre...


AHCA Opponents Say Older Kentukcians Will Pay More For Healthcare

In Florida, as in the rest of the nation, the rate of uninsured children and parents dropped from 2013 to 2015. The bill needs the votes of the 20 Republican ...


Graham's Takeaway From Briefing With Deputy AG: Russia Probe Is Now Criminal

Trump undercut that timeline in an interview last week, but in a news conference on Thursday, he said he relied on Rosenstein's recommendation to make his dec...


Shootings by man who was freed early prompt changes at court

In addition, investigators found a laptop and 45 cartridge cases for a shotgun in his bedroom while executing the search warrant, according to the newspaper. "I...


Yates, Flynn And The Trump-Russia Investigation

Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) said he wants to know how The Washington Post revealed that former national security adviser Michael Flynn had exchanges with Rus...


Trump sets plan to renegotiate NAFTA, local lawmakers keeping watch

Although the Trump administration wants to bring back manufacturing jobs and a draft letter on reworking NAFTA specifically mentioned textiles, that may not b...


Tracking some storms into the weekend

Again, flooding remains the primary concern with equally heavy rain expected this afternoon/evening. Today's highs will be in the low to mid 60s. Today ....


Former Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes is dead

The rumors of Ailes' abuse had long circulated, but it was not until a New York Times investigation published a year ago that the flood of women came forw...


Donor angry at failure to move Israel embassy

Israeli and USA teams discussing arrangements for President Trump's visit ran into difficulty after a senior White House official told a member of the Israel te...


New death in Venezuela puts toll at level of 2014 unrest

Opposition leaders are demanding immediate presidential elections. Clashes have erupted across the country during protests in anger at Maduro's handling of ...


Trump denies urging former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief to drop Flynn inquiry

According to the Times , both the Trump transition team and the Justice Department became concerned with Flynn's possible ties to the Turkish government after ...


Russia Responds to Trump Impeachment Question in the Most Russian Way Possible

Trump's request is the clearest evidence that the president has tried to directly influence the Justice Department and F.B.I. investigation into links between M...


Clapper rebuts Trump: 'I don't know if there was collusion or not'

The saying was backed by White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders who said Wednesday that Trump had met with Sessions and Rosenstein on Monday to discuss Comey's ...


Trump denies asking Comey to end Flynn investigation

The White House was already reeling from the allegation that Trump asked Comey to drop the Flynn investigation, the revelation that the president may have inadv...


Flynn won't honour subpoena - senate

The Trump administration has repeatedly denied collusion with Russian Federation. "General Flynn's lawyers have said he will NOT honor the subpoena". Flynn In...


Times Square crash victim was 18-year-old MI woman

Police shut down 43rd and 44th streets, which intersect Times Square , between 7th and 8th avenues. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). A smashed auto sits on the corner ...


Trump says he's 'very close' to naming an Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The president departs Friday on his inaugural overseas trip, a four-country, five-stop journey tour of the Middle East and Europe that will keep him out of the ...


Former congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case

The official wasn't authorized to speak about the plea bargain because the criminal charges had yet to be filed publicly with the court and spoke to The Associa...


One dead, 12 injured after car hits pedestrians in Times Square

The auto came to rest with two of its wheels in the air, leaning on a lamppost and steel barriers meant to block vehicles from getting onto the sidewalk. In the...


New Video Shows Erdogan Watching Washington Brawl

The Turkish Embassy maintains the bodyguards were acting in self defense and that the protesters were "aggressively provoking Turkish-American citizens who ha...


John McCain: Throw Turkish ambassador out of US

Shortly after the incident, Kilic was recorded shouting "You can not touch us!" at DC police, likely referring to his diplomatic immunity. Congressmen like Jo...