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Trump offers condolences to Warmbier family

Warmbier's family directly linked their son's death to his imprisonment in North Korea. Their statement Monday said he had looked uncomfortable and anguished...


Whole Food shares keep rising, leading to bidding war speculation

That fits with Whole Foods private-label push to compete on price, and gives Amazon a bigger foundation on which to develop its own food brands. Meanwhile, ...


Apple, Microsoft, Google, others, meet Trump on government overhaul

The Trump administration, said Kushner , is looking to make sure government services are taking advantage of new technology, providing value to taxpayers tha...


Londoners hold vigil for Muslim terror attack victims

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said it is being "treated as a terrorist incident" adding: "The investigation is ongoing and we are working fast to know...


Jared Kushner speaks publicly for first time since the election

However, Kushner broke his public silence on Monday when he went before the news media to talk about a White House initiative to make government run more effi...


Supreme Court to review partisan redistricting

It's the high court's first case on what's known as partisan gerrymandering in more than a decade, and the outcome could affect elections across the country. "W...


Democrats stall US Senate work to protest healthcare secrecy

This process defies two centuries of Senate tradition that says the upper chamber is the statesmanlike brake on the passions of the more raucous House. They're ...


Donald Trump's Lawyer: "Trump is Being Investigated But Also, He Isn't"

In a heated interview with Fox News anchor Chris Wallace , Jay Sekulow , a member of President Donald Trump's personal legal team, repeatedly insisted tha...


Governors in both parties reject health care bill passed by House

The furor increased after the CBO score estimated that 23 million more people would go without insurance under the American Health Care Act by 2026 than un...


Meet Jay Sekulow, Trump's TV lawyer

Any kind of alleged effort to interfere in an investigation could potentially lead to an obstruction of justice investigation targeting the president and his ai...


Joe Conason: Why Trump (and Gingrich) Should Stop Whining About Robert Mueller

He told Reuters in April, he had so many things going for him before he became president. "I don't think that tweet helped him", Gingrich said. Gingric...


Family: Alexandria shooting victim to make 'full recovery'

Congressional aide Zach Barth and US Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner were also shot in the Wednesday morning incident; Capitol Police officer David Bailey...


Russia suspends cooperation with US in Syrian airspace following jet downing

A USA jet shot down a Syrian government warplane after it attacked forces fighting against the Islamic State (IS) militant group, the US -led coalition in Syr...


Dems Hold Up Senate Amid GOP's Closed-Door Healthcare Bill

The move coincides with a new #AmericaSpeaksOut campaign Senate Democrats launched Monday urging Americans to "speak out against Trumpcare and share their sto...


Redskins owner says he's thrilled with ruling

Simon Tam has won an ongoing legal battle to register the name of his all-Asian-American dance-rock group, the Slants , as a trademark, the New York Times re...


Art Dealers Arrested For Allegedly Selling Fake Damien Hirst Works

Lopreto was apprehended in New Orleans last Wednesday, according to The Times-Picayune . Vance Jr. said in a news release that Lopreto started selling the kn...


Lead surgeon: United States congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot

Scalise will undergo more operations. "The Scalise family greatly appreciates the outpouring of thoughts and prayers". I would also like to personally thank a...


Supreme Court Rules Law On Offensive Trademarks Is Unconstitutional

The Washington Redskins fan base represents honor, represents respect, represents pride. Slants founder Simon Tam tried to trademark the band name in 20...


Supreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case

GOP leaders were quick to respond to the decision . The justices will likely hear arguments in October, according to the plaintiffs. Supreme Court said...


Supreme Court To Hear Case That Could Set Seismic Precedent Against Gerrymandering

The case , Gill v. Whitford , comes to the court after a panel of three federal judges ruled 2-1 previous year that state lawmakers unconstitutionally drew...


Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government

Albeit, the meeting was less crowded than what it should have been, with several tech honchos leaving president Trump's councils over disagreements with his pol...


Dems say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill

He added that he was unaware of the president's view on the lack of transparency around the Republican healthcare bill. Highlighting healthcare issues "late...


1 struggles to survive as more caught in NC rip currents

At last check, the female victim was still at Carteret Health Care. She was also taken to the hospital but is expected to be okay. Rescue officials here confi...


House leader joins Handel on final campaign day

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy dropped by to lend his support. The 36,000 early voters who didn't participate in the primary at all are among the major ...


Pence calls hiring of outside counsel for Russian Federation probe 'very routine'

If the report is true and if it is confirmed that Trump obstructed justice by trying to get Comey, and perhaps others, to end the Russian Federation probe, that...


Police charge man with murder in death of missing teen

A northern Virginia man has been charged with murder after police said he assaulted and killed a 17-year-old Muslim teen near a mosque . After friends ...


'He's Kind of Useless' CNN WH Reporter Rips Sean Spicer, Trump

She also confirmed that Spicer is now handling both communications and press office at the moment. At a press conference in Trump Tower, the then-president-el...


Sizzling heat wave creates health hazard in southwestern US

The smaller jets can't operate when it's 118 degrees or higher. Jennifer Vollmann, 33, plays with her 2-year-old daughter, Izela, in Encanto Pool on Thursday,...


Russia Blasts US For Shooting Down Syrian Warplane

Russia's defense ministry says it will treat US -led coalition planes in Syria , west of the Euphrates River, as targets after the USA military shot down ...


Democrats fume over 'secret' Republican healthcare bill

McConnell's office responded to Politico in an unfortunate way, saying the Democrats have now "acknowledged ... that Obamacare is not affordable or access...


Gingrich: 'As a Historian I Don't Believe' Trump Investigations Are 'Random Behavior'

While he repeatedly said it wasn't his place to say whether Trump's actions amounted to an obstruction of justice - an impeachable offense - he said he's "s...


Justices say government can't refuse disparaging trademarks

In December 2015, an en banc US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that the USPTO's decision to deny The Slants a trademark for its name violate...


Trump lawyer defends his use of social media

There have been multiple news reports and a tweet from Trump himself on Friday that began with: "I am being investigated". On Friday, Trump tweeted that h...


Murder charge for Virginia man in attack on Muslim girl

At about 5:15 a.m., a patrol officer noticed Torres auto matched the description of the suspect and he was taken into custody. Fairfax County police stressed ...


Justices take on fight over partisan electoral maps

Whitford . On Monday, the Supreme Court announced that it will hear a case that challenges partisan gerrymandering , and whether the districting that gen...