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Comey says Trump pressured him on Russia probe

In a phone call on March 30 , Comey says the president asked him what could be done to "lift the cloud". I just pardoned Flynn. While it's unclear how much t...


4th person dies from Didion Milling explosion injuries, rep says

The blast and fire obliterated the Didion Milling plant, but a neighboring ethanol plant was not damaged. Angel Reyes , 46, died at UW Hospital as a result...


Sharon Needles recreates Kathy Griffin's Trump severed head photo

I don't think it applies to the Griffin fiasco. "Every comedian tells bad jokes", Seinfeld told PEOPLE . The problem is she is only apologizing because of th...


Ossoff, Handel talk healthcare, taxes during only debate before election

Tuesday night Handel, formerly Georgia's Secretary of State, sowed the seeds of yet another loss. His values and his funding aren't from here. And that's why so...


Ohio State Offered Creighton's Greg McDermott Basketball Job

McDermott, 52, has spent the last seven seasons at Creighton. The Ohio State basketball program is working quickly to replace Thad Matta as its head coach...


Connecticut lawmakers pass stronger hate crimes bill

Malloy. The House unanimously approved the bill in mid May. Senate Republican President Pro Tempore Len Fasano said the bipartisan nature of the bill, "spea...


Gianforte apologizes to reporter for assault before election

In his victory speech, Gianforte conceded that he had "made a mistake ", briefly apologized to Jacobs and promised Montanans he would not embarrass them ...


Distrust Grows in Illinois Budget Talks

Everything about this might sound familiar - it's pretty much the same story we've been telling about IL government for two years. "And they're off and they say...


Mark Zuckerberg to give Harvard commencement address 12 years after dropping out

Facebook co-founder, Mark Zuckerberg stepped into Harvard University , his alumnus, again after over a decade to speak about his life experiences at the com...


In Cincinnati Trump calls on Democrats to help rebuild U.S. infrastructure

He alluded to his decision last week to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord, boasting that "we will never let outside forces tell us what t...


I Was Concerned Trump Would Lie

Providing a useful framework for the hearing, Comey issued a written opening statement a day before his testimony, laying out the facts of his meetings with...


Sacked FBI director to testify Trump pressed him for loyalty

I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go. Trump dismissed Comey on May 9 and the administration gave differing reasons for ...


Comey: No One Asked Me to Stop the Investigation into Russian Federation

Asked by Sen. Angus King, an Independent who caucuses with the Democrats, whether Trump's statement was accurate, Comey said , 'I don't believe it is'. The Whi...


Derek Fisher's DUI Crash Car Is Registered to Matt Barnes

The former National Basketball Association point guard and head coach was arrested on a DUI charge early Sunday morning after wrecking his 2015 Cadillac Escal...


Fired FBI director Comey's testimony puts spotlight on President Trump

Comey's account, released ahead of his appearance before the committee on Thursday, could show that Trump meant to impede the Flynn investigation, said Micha...


British police name 3rd London Bridge attacker

On Monday Metropolitan Police named his accomplices as being Khuram Shazad Butt , aged 27. The officer, who had been on the job for less than two years, ...


China rejects US call for release of labor rights activists

President's daughter Ivanka Trump . However, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Tuesday that the men had used "illegal recording dev...


Trump Tweets Said To Undercut Travel Order Pending Before Supreme Court

Trump also seemingly put to rest a debate on what his executive order should be called, particularly after his administration insisted it is not a travel ban ....


USA warns Beijing of South China Sea Islands

North Korea Sunday rejected the latest sanctions resolution adopted by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) over the North's several ballistic missile ...


President Trump: Dems are Destroying Health Care in the US

The issue of replacing aging locks, dams and levees on the nation's inland waterways is no doubt important, given how much coal, gas and other materials are shi...


Fired FBI Director James Comey Just Called President Trump a Liar

In his testimony, Comey said he documented all his meetings with Trump and took notes as he thought Trump would lie about what he said. "I want the American p...


House Oks bill to expand off-track betting

They managed to pass some key bills in recent days, including legislation authorizing a new tribal casino in East Windsor , tougher hate crime laws and legisla...


Pruitt blows smoke over coal jobs and climate

Notably, the 2016 notice stated that "EPA can only retain chlorpyrifos tolerances if it is able to conclude that such tolerances are safe". The administrato...


Melania Trump readies unforgettable birthday card for husband

Lieutenant General McMaster gave welcoming remarks before introducing the President and First Lady . "Melania is very supportive of her husband and is fully ...


Louisiana House leaders want to pare spending in budget deal

Many Senate Republicans fear that the House proposal for replacing Obamacare refundable tax credits targeted exclusively to low-income Americans with less gener...


UK: Johnson rules out cancelling Trump's state visit

But Mr Khan, who is from Tooting in south London , rejected Mr Trump's proposal for himself to be exempted from the Muslim ban. But he stopped short of revok...


Comey's testimony on Trump meetings

Watch live in the player above or on your local PBS station. "This moves the ball forward, but whether it moves the ball past the finish line will be up for d...


James Comey to testify before US Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey has not spoken publicly since Trump abruptly fired him May 9. In the documents, Comey recounts, in notably explicit detail, nine exchanges - three in pe...


Family of Portland Stabbing Suspect Jeremy Christian Offers Condolences to Victims

In the patrol vehicle, Christian can be heard on surveillance video saying he stabbed three people in the neck and that he can " die a happy man", according ...


North Carolina governor presses lawmakers to redraw maps now

Last week, in light of that ruling, the justices sent a different lawsuit challenging both the congressional and legislative districts back to the state Supreme...


Russian Federation condemns latest North Korea missile launches, calls for restraint

USA military monitors said the short-range missile flew for six minutes, while Japan said it fell into its exclusive economic zone, extending 200 nautical miles...


Michigan-UNC, Duke-Indiana Headline Big Ten/ACC Matchups

UVa fans might remember the 2013 game in Charlottesville in particular, as the 48-38 slugfest made headlines for its absurdly low score. Last year, the ACC ca...


North Korea launches land-to-ship missiles into sea

Recently, Pyongyang television aired footage of a reported test of an anti-aircraft defense system, including a rocket launch filmed from several positions, and...


Trump, Meeting with Health Care 'Victims,' Declares Obamacare 'Dead'

On "CBS This Morning" Wednesday, National Economic Council chief Gary Cohn would not provide clear answers to how much of a threat the focus on the investigatio...


[LIVE STREAM] Former FBI Director James Comey's remarks, annotated

It is one of the several congressional panels that, along with the Justice Department , is investigating u.s. intelligence assessments that Russian hackers med...