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Friday, May 19, 2017 at 08:16 PM PDT

NAACP President Won't be Returning as Leader

NAACP President Won't be Returning as Leader

NAACP President Cornell William Brooks will not be returning as the leader of the nation's oldest civil rights organization after his contract expires this summer, officials said Friday. Brooks has been the...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 10:19 AM PDT

Fact Check: Special Counsel Questions and Answers

Fact Check: Special Counsel Questions and Answers

Amid ongoing investigations by the FBI and House and Senate intelligence committees, what exactly does the appointment of a special counsel mean? Here are answers to some questions that readers may have.

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 12:51 PM PDT

Trump Attorney Didn't Want Him to Sign Financial Disclosure

Trump Attorney Didn't Want Him to Sign Financial Disclosure

President Donald Trump's attorneys initially wanted him to submit an updated financial disclosure without certifying the information as true, according to correspondence with the Office of Government Ethics. A...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 10:24 AM PDT

Deputy AG Stands by Memo Used to Justify Comey Firing

Deputy AG Stands by Memo Used to Justify Comey Firing

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told Congress he stands by a memo he wrote that the White House has cited as a justification for the firing last week of FBI Director James Comey. But he said he had no...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 08:23 AM PDT

Russians Increasingly Indifferent to Trump, US Turmoil

Russians Increasingly Indifferent to Trump, US Turmoil

While their country has become a daily source of headlines and political intrigue in the United States, most Russians are watching the drama over President Donald Trump's relationship with Moscow with resignati...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 01:25 PM PDT

Chicago's Whimsical Pothole Artist Gets Political With 'Liar' Mosaic

Chicago's Whimsical Pothole Artist Gets Political With 'Liar' Mosaic

A Chicago artist known for filling city potholes with his colorful and sometimes comical mosaics has now left a political message at the president's doorstep. A mosaic of a Russian flag, with “LIAR” spelled out...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 04:54 AM PDT

Amid Crisis at Home, Trump Makes 1st Trip Abroad

Amid Crisis at Home, Trump Makes 1st Trip Abroad

Four months into a turbulent term with his White House in chaos, President Donald Trump is embarking on his first international trip, a five-stop marathon through the Middle East and Europe.

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 03:27 AM PDT

VP Mike Pence Was Never Informed About Flynn: Source

VP Mike Pence Was Never Informed About Flynn: Source

Vice President Mike Pence and his team were not made aware of an investigation into former national security adviser Mike Flynn's lobbying for Turkey, a source close to the administration told NBC News, a...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 10:22 PM PDT

Kellyanne Conway Tells Trump Supporters to Ignore Critics

Kellyanne Conway Tells Trump Supporters to Ignore Critics

President Donald Trump's counselor Kellyanne Conway has told supporters in New Hampshire they should "just ignore" his critics and the incessant chatter about the scandals dogging him. Conway was guest speaker...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 03:01 PM PDT

Trump to Muslims on 1st Foreign Trip: Drive Out Terrorists

Trump to Muslims on 1st Foreign Trip: Drive Out Terrorists

President Donald Trump will use his first visit to the Middle East to call for unity in the fight against radicalism in the Muslim world, casting the challenge as a "battle between good and evil" and urging Arab...

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