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Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 07:40 PM PDT

Judge Dismisses Benghazi Families' Lawsuit Against Clinton

Judge Dismisses Benghazi Families' Lawsuit Against Clinton

A federal judge threw out a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton by the parents of two Americans killed in the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, ruling the former secretary of state didn't defame them when...

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 07:05 PM PDT

Scandal in the WH? Clinton Aides Know What That’s Like

Scandal in the WH? Clinton Aides Know What That’s Like

Life was hell in the White House. The aides and advisers who endured the last major independent investigation at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue say President Donald Trump and his team are not prepared for how...

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 10:13 AM PDT

What Happens to Earth If the US Exits the Climate Deal?

What Happens to Earth If the US Exits the Climate Deal?

Earth is likely to reach more dangerous levels of warming even sooner if the U.S. retreats from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution, scientists said. That's because America contributes so much to...

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 02:38 PM PDT

Trump to Set Up 'War Room' to Deal With Russia Questions

Trump to Set Up 'War Room' to Deal With Russia Questions

The White House is preparing to establish a "war room" to combat questions about ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign, Reuters reported. The news agency cited administration officials...

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 01:47 PM PDT

New 'Blue Lives Matter' Laws Raise Concerns Among Activists

New 'Blue Lives Matter' Laws Raise Concerns Among Activists

Following a spike in deadly attacks on police, more than a dozen states have responded this year with "Blue Lives Matter" laws that come down even harder on crimes against law enforcement officers, raising...

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 12:19 PM PDT

Three Moments From Hillary Clinton's Commencement Address

Three Moments From Hillary Clinton's Commencement Address

Hillary Clinton's commencement address at Wellesley College included remarks about President Trump's proposed budget, life after the election and a comparison between President Trump and President Nixon.

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 01:02 PM PDT

Trump Criticizes German Trade Surplus, Again

Trump Criticizes German Trade Surplus, Again

President Donald Trump has criticized Germany's trade surplus with the United States, drawing attention to a contentious issue at a summit of world leaders where trade is already a sticking point. As the...

Friday, May 26, 2017 at 02:45 PM PDT

Republican Wins House Seat, Apologizes After Assault Charge

Republican Wins House Seat, Apologizes After Assault Charge

Republican Greg Gianforte won Montana's special congressional election late Thursday barely a day after he was charged with misdemeanor assault following accusations that he body-slammed a reporter, NBC News...

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 03:51 PM PDT

Kushner Under FBI Scrutiny in Russia Probe: Officials

Kushner Under FBI Scrutiny in Russia Probe: Officials

Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and one of his senior advisers, has come under FBI scrutiny in the Russia investigation, multiple U.S. officials told NBC News. Investigators believe Kushner has...

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 04:30 PM PDT

Watch: Trump Appears to Push Aside Montenegro PM

Watch: Trump Appears to Push Aside Montenegro PM

President Donald Trump's push to get in front of the pack at a NATO summit generated indignation in the Balkans and garnered attention on social media — but the man he shoved aside took it in stride. At...

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