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Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 03:13 AM PST

Franken Apologizes After Accusation of Forcible Kiss, Grope

Franken Apologizes After Accusation of Forcible Kiss, Grope

Radio news anchor Leeann Tweeden says that Sen. Al Franken kissed her against her will and later groped her while she was asleep on a USO tour in 2006, before he was a senator. Franken, a Minnesota Democrat,...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 04:51 AM PST

Trump Making Another Appeal for Tax Reform

Trump Making Another Appeal for Tax Reform

President Donald Trump heads to Capitol Hill Thursday to make a personal appeal for tax reform hours before a critical vote.

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 09:40 AM PST

Regional Summit Expected to Formalize Terms of Mugabe Exit

Regional Summit Expected to Formalize Terms of Mugabe Exit

In the first round of negotiations over how President Robert Mugabe will leave power, the Zimbabwean leader met Thursday with the army commander who put him under house arrest and mediators, including South...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 01:09 AM PST

Millions Will Forgo Coverage If 'Obamacare' Mandate Repealed

Millions Will Forgo Coverage If 'Obamacare' Mandate Repealed

Millions are expected to forgo coverage if Congress repeals the unpopular requirement that Americans get health insurance, gambling that they won't get sick and boosting premiums for others. The drive by Senate...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 05:41 PM PST

Bipartisan Senate Bill Would Bolster FBI Gun Checks

Bipartisan Senate Bill Would Bolster FBI Gun Checks

Republican and Democratic senators have joined forces on legislation to strengthen the FBI database of prohibited gun buyers after the Air Force failed to report the criminal history of the gunman who slaughter...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 01:53 AM PST

Big House Victory for GOP Tax Plan, But Senate Fate Unclear

Big House Victory for GOP Tax Plan, But Senate Fate Unclear

Republicans have stretched closer to delivering the first big legislative victory for President Donald Trump and their party, whisking a $1.5 trillion overhaul of business and personal income taxes through...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 03:52 PM PST

Senate Confirms Trump's Pick to Oversee Mine Safety

Senate Confirms Trump's Pick to Oversee Mine Safety

Senate Republicans voted on Wednesday to confirm the former leader of a coal company with a record of serious safety violations to become the country's top regulator of miner health and safety. On a 52-46...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 05:31 PM PST

Judge Sides With Philadelphia in 'Sanctuary Cities' Funding Case

Judge Sides With Philadelphia in 'Sanctuary Cities' Funding Case

A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the U.S. government from withholding a major grant that pays for public safety equipment because Philadelphia is a "sanctuary city." U.S. District Judge Michael Baylson said...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 01:41 PM PST

President Trump's Water Grab Evokes Rubio Moment

President Trump's Water Grab Evokes Rubio Moment

President Donald Trump reached for a bottle of water during a speech about his trip to Asia and it had the internet abuzz.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 01:41 PM PST

Trump Has Awkward Water Bottle Moment on TV

Trump Has Awkward Water Bottle Moment on TV

President Donald Trump was very thirsty — for some more positive news coverage of his lengthy Asia trip, and for some water. While speaking at the White House on Wednesday about his 11 days abroad, Trump...

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