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Trump fired Comey at key juncture in Russian Federation scandal investigation

Among those being considered to be interim director, officials have said, are William Evanina from the Office of Director of National Intelligence; Adam Lee, th...


State police: 3 dead, including deputy, in rural Arkansas

Thursday, state police said. Authorities are negotiating with the suspect who is believed to have fatally shot an Arkansas deputy and killed two other people ...


Trump wants an impartial Federal Bureau of Investigation director

For more news videos visit Yahoo View, available now on iOS and Android . 'You don't think it looks odd at all that the president of the United States is...


Trump delays decision on withdrawing from Paris climate accord

It would also wreck Trump's careful diplomacy with China, which the White House wants on-side to tackle North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Un...


Zakharova: US media display heavy bias during Lavrov's visit to US

USA intelligence agencies concluded in a January report that Putin had ordered an effort to disrupt the 2016 election that included hacking into Democratic Part...


Trump defies norm with Comey dismissal

Schumer said the Comey firing is the latest sign from the White House that it is willing to stifle anyone who could potentially investigate the administration...


Removal of 2nd Confederate statue in New Orleans to begin

The city has not released a timeline for its removal plans, citing safety concerns. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu posted photos on Twitter of the rem...


University students boo US Education Secretary at commencement

And yep, it went exactly how you think would, possibly even worse. Live video of the ceremony in Daytona Beach showed many graduates facing away from DeVos, t...


Putin sent crashing to the ice during hockey match

Putin created the night hockey league in May 2012 to boost the revenue of ice hockey stadiums which would otherwise be empty. "There will be no effect", Putin...


What Barack Obama Doesn't Miss About Being President

Seeds and Chips , the organization hosting the summit meant to highlight global food innovation, focuses on revolutionary ways to produce food. The speech i...


Trump's 2nd nominee for Army secretary withdraws

Dr. Mark Green , a Tennessee state senator, businessman and Army veteran, announced his decision Friday. He was accused by the American Military Partner Ass...


Shots fired on North Lake College campus; two dead

Nasrin Nanbakhsh says the woman was sitting in a chair at North Lake College in Irving when the gunman approached her Wednesday and fired. "He shot three time...


PM calls up French President-elect to congratulate him

European stocks and the euro pulled back on Monday from highs touched after pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron's emphatic but well-flagged victory in Franc...


Senate blocks moves to overturn Obama-era rule on drilling

A coalition of groups with ties to the fossil-fuel industry and the conservative Koch Brothers have waged a public campaign to overturn the Interior Department ...


Second Trump nominee for Army secretary withdraws

President Donald Trump's pick for Army secretary isnt fit to lead the service, a senator wounded in combat said Friday as scrutiny over the nomination intensi...


Betsy DeVos met with audible boos at Bethune-Cookman graduation

While some in the audience cheered for DeVos, they were overpowered by those showing disdain that she was being so honored, even after making controversial c...


White House 'misled over Russian photographer in Oval Office' amid security concerns

Following his meetings with Tillerson and Trump, Lavrov held a press conference at the Russian embassy in Washington, at one moment sighing in exasperation at r...


Why Did Donald Trump Oust FBI Chief - And What Happens Next?

Trump said he fired the Federal Bureau of Investigation director because he "wasn't doing a good job" and on the recommendation of Justice Department officials....


DeVos heckled at graduation for historically black college

During the February gathering of HBCU leaders at the White House, she described historically black institutions as " pioneers of school choice ", dismissing the...


Trump eyes embrace of base as he marks tough first 100 days

You asked the people of MI; you asked the people of OH; you can ask the people of Pennsylvania. "Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump camp highlights first 100 days ...


EPA Removes Climate Science Website, Announces 'Changes' to Reflect Trump Administration

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's main climate change website is "undergoing changes" to better reflect "the agency's new direction" under Donald Tr...


Attorney General Ken Paxton Says 'Sanctuary Cities' Law Designed to Protect Citizens

Texas A&M Law Professor Lynne Rambo talks with the Standard about what Texans should expect on September 1 - when the law is scheduled to go into effect. Seein...


Tunnel collapses at American nuclear weapons site

The tunnel that collapsed on Tuesday was part of the PUREX plant. "No employees were hurt and there is no indication of a spread of radiological contamination",...


Mexican victory celebration now ideal reason for American revelry

Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday celebrated Cinco de Mayo like so many clueless white people do: by being brazenly offensive to Mexican-Americans. In 1...


After Back-And-Forth, Ann Coulter Speech Is Off At UC Berkeley

Coulter says that UC Berkeley is responsible for the cancelation due to their concerns over violent protests. Brian Cahn/ZUMA Press/NewscomThough conditions o...


Ann Coulter didn't show up at UC Berkeley, but protesters did

Several dozen police officers surrounded Sproul Plaza on the campus and refused to let protesters enter. The other was charged with violations including "delayi...


Vehicle crash at auto auction leaves three dead in MA

Ryan said local authorities are usually at the auction because of the number of people it attracts. Lowell General Hospital reported that three people were ta...


8 members of Penn State frat due in court in pledge's death

They are facing criminal charges in connection to Timothy Piazza's death . Davis told jurors he screamed at the brothers, telling them they needed to get help....


Are International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) Stock Technicals Favorable?

Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI now owns 2,520 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock worth $360,000 after buying an additional 10 shares...


Remaining Members of PSU's Beta Theta Pi Arraigned

District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller says they're taking these charges very seriously. Eight fraternity brothers and the fraternity itself are accused of invo...


Trump endorses government shutdown

It absolutely is which is why it's so frustrating to have the Democrats go out and say they won and we lost. Trump, Mulvaney and others in the administration ...


Senate intelligence panel invites Comey to appear in closed session

He suggested that there was another motivation for the White House to fire Comey now. There is still a mound of unanswered questions about the firing of n...


Leahy tells Yates he's proud she defied executive order

FILE - Russia's ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak, speaks with reporters in Washington . Pence said in January that Flynn denied those calls involved s...


Tunnel Collapses at Hanford Nuclear Facility in Washington State

Everyone has been accounted for and there is no initial indication of any worker exposure or an airborne radiological release. The section that collapsed was "i...


White House says Trump pressed envoy on Syria

The White House called reporters into the Oval Office around the time of the meeting, but Lavrov and Kislyak had already left. The Russian Embassy had sent ou...