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Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 10:15 AM PST

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Chief Plans to Resign

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Chief Plans to Resign

Richard Cordray, the aggressive first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, plans to leave the agency by the end of the month, giving President Donald Trump a chance to appoint a replacement...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 09:47 AM PST

House Dems Introduce Impeachment Articles Against Trump

House Dems Introduce Impeachment Articles Against Trump

A half-dozen Democrats on Wednesday introduced articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, accusing him of obstruction of justice and other offenses, in a long-shot effort that stands little...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 09:35 AM PST

Russian Lawmakers Approve Bill Targeting Foreign Media

Russian Lawmakers Approve Bill Targeting Foreign Media

Russia's lower house of parliament on Wednesday unanimously approved a bill allowing the government to register international media outlets as foreign agents, a swift retaliation to the U.S. demands made to a...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 10:44 AM PST

'Obamacare' Sign-Ups About 45 Pct Ahead of Last Year's Pace

'Obamacare' Sign-Ups About 45 Pct Ahead of Last Year's Pace

Sign-ups for Affordable Care Act health plans are running more than 45 percent ahead of last year's pace, according to government data released Wednesday. The numbers from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 09:29 AM PST

Alabama GOP Threatens Retaliation For Disloyalty to Moore

Alabama GOP Threatens Retaliation For Disloyalty to Moore

As more Washington Republicans come out against Alabama's GOP U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore after sexual abuse allegations, local GOP leaders in Alabama have doubled down on their support for Moore and even...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 07:50 AM PST

Sessions Unfamiliar With FBI Report on Black Extremists

Sessions Unfamiliar With FBI Report on Black Extremists

Attorney Jeff Sessions answered questions from Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) on Nov. 14, 2017, about an August FBI report that described "black identity extremist" groups the FBI says are increasingly...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 08:25 AM PST

Former VP Joe Biden Picks His Favorite Memes About Himself

Former VP Joe Biden Picks His Favorite Memes About Himself

Former President Barack Obama and his vice president, Joe Biden, will not only be immortalized in the history books, but on the internet, as memes. Memes depicting the close relationship between Biden and Obama...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 06:19 AM PST

Sessions Seeks Balance in Pondering Clinton Probe: Analysis

Sessions Seeks Balance in Pondering Clinton Probe: Analysis

In asking senior federal prosecutors to examine a number of Republican grievances, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is trying to strike a balance. He appears to be attempting to placate a boss who has repeatedly...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 02:19 AM PST

Papa John's Apologizes for Criticizing NFL Anthem Protests

Papa John's Apologizes for Criticizing NFL Anthem Protests

Papa John's apologized Tuesday night for comments made by CEO John Schnatter blaming sluggish pizza sales on NFL players kneeling during the national anthem. The company is a major NFL sponsor and advertiser...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 02:38 AM PST

Trump Keeps Silent as Moore-Alabama Storm Grows Louder

Trump Keeps Silent as Moore-Alabama Storm Grows Louder

With President Donald Trump standing on the sidelines, Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore and his allies on the ground in Alabama are bracing for an extended conflict — not with Democrats, but with their own...

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