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Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 01:02 PM PDT

Calif. Democrats Take Aim at Trump's 'Destructiveness'

Calif. Democrats Take Aim at Trump's 'Destructiveness'

California Democrats had tough words for Republican President Donald Trump and the GOP Congress on Saturday as they continued their three-day convention with renewed optimism about their party's chances of...

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 08:32 AM PDT

Melania Ignores Trump Criticism and Shuns Headscarf

Melania Ignores Trump Criticism and Shuns Headscarf

Ignoring President Donald Trump's past admonition, U.S. first lady Melania Trump did not cover her head Saturday when they arrived in Saudi Arabia on the opening leg of his first international tour since taking...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 02:56 PM PDT

Proposal Wants to Establish California as Separate Nation

Proposal Wants to Establish California as Separate Nation

Another attempt is underway to establish California as a separate nation. Election officials announced Thursday that a proposal has been submitted to the Secretary of State's Office that would ask voters to...

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 05:56 AM PDT

Fact Check: Trump Claims on Russia Probe Aren't Adding Up

Fact Check: Trump Claims on Russia Probe Aren't Adding Up

Some things aren't adding up in President Donald Trump's account of the investigation into his campaign's relationship with Russians, an inquiry he says "I respect" yet considers a "witch hunt." The matter...

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 01:06 PM PDT

Health Bill Faces Challenges From Senators, Budget Analysts

Health Bill Faces Challenges From Senators, Budget Analysts

Remember the Republican health care bill? Washington is fixated on President Donald Trump's firing of FBI chief James Comey and burgeoning investigations into possible connections between Trump's presidential...

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 04:50 AM PDT

'I Was There for Democracy': Woman Beaten at Turkish Embassy Speaks Out

'I Was There for Democracy': Woman Beaten at Turkish Embassy Speaks Out

Protesters who said they were beaten by the Turkish president's security detail in Washington are speaking out about the incident. A protester who says she was beaten by the Turkish president's security detail...

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 01:13 PM PDT

Trump Basks in Lavish Saudi Welcome, Escaping Troubles in DC

Trump Basks in Lavish Saudi Welcome, Escaping Troubles in DC

President Donald Trump basked in Saudi Arabia's lavish royal welcome Saturday as he left behind, at least temporarily, the snowballing controversies dogging him in Washington. Trump rewarded his hosts with a...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 09:34 PM PDT

Artist Aims to Challenge People in Power With Projections

Artist Aims to Challenge People in Power With Projections

One D.C. artist is gaining popularity after projecting pictures, phrases and hashtags about President Donald Trump and other powerful Republicans onto buildings in the nation's capital. Most recently, Robin...

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 12:26 AM PDT

Comey to Testify in Open Session on Russia Investigation

Comey to Testify in Open Session on Russia Investigation

Former FBI Director James Comey will testify in open session before one of the legislative committees investigating possible collusion between President Donald Trump and Russia, committee leaders announced...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 04:31 PM PDT

Alabama's GOP Approves New Maps; Dems Vow Repeat Court Fight

Alabama's GOP Approves New Maps; Dems Vow Repeat Court Fight

Alabama's GOP-controlled legislature sent new legislative maps to the governor on Friday, with only hours left in a rancorous session that boiled over when one white Republican shared an email comparing state...

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