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Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 06:15 PM PDT

Putin Rival Ties Kushner Meeting to Kremlin Bankers

Putin Rival Ties Kushner Meeting to Kremlin Bankers

A prominent exiled Russian oligarch said in an exclusive interview with NBC News that he is nearly certain Russian President Vladimir Putin tried to collaborate with the Trump campaign, and that he believes a...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 02:03 PM PDT

States Sue DeVos to Get For-Profit College Rule Restored

States Sue DeVos to Get For-Profit College Rule Restored

Democratic attorneys general in 17 states and the District of Columbia filed suit Tuesday against the U.S. Department of Education over its decision to block an Obama-era rule designed to protect students from...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 04:11 PM PDT

Judge in Hawaii Blocks Latest Trump Travel Restrictions

Judge in Hawaii Blocks Latest Trump Travel Restrictions

A federal judge in Hawaii blocked most of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban Tuesday, just hours before it was set to take effect, saying the revised order "suffers from precisely the same maladies as...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 04:53 PM PDT

Senators Reach Deal on Resuming Payments to Health Insurers

Senators Reach Deal on Resuming Payments to Health Insurers

Republican and Democratic senators joined in announcing a plan Tuesday aimed at stabilizing America's health insurance markets in the wake of President Donald Trump's order to terminate "Obamacare" subsidies....

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 10:58 AM PDT

Former Trump Adviser Subpoenaed for Russia Investigation

Former Trump Adviser Subpoenaed for Russia Investigation

Former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page has been subpoenaed as part of the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation of Russia's alleged intervention in the 2016 election, a source directly...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 01:50 PM PDT

Trump Warns 'I Fight Back' After McCain Hits Foreign Policy

Trump Warns 'I Fight Back' After McCain Hits Foreign Policy

President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Sen. John McCain that "I fight back" after McCain questioned "half-baked, spurious nationalism" in America's foreign policy. McCain, a former Navy pilot who spent 5½...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 04:36 PM PDT

Trump Invokes Chief of Staff's Son in Fallen Soldier Dispute

Trump Invokes Chief of Staff's Son in Fallen Soldier Dispute

President Donald Trump, asked Tuesday if he wanted to clarify his remark that his predecessors didn't call the families of military personnel killed in war, invoked his chief of staff, former Marine Gen. John...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 02:02 PM PDT

After ISIS Collapse, US Faces Other Extremism Threats

After ISIS Collapse, US Faces Other Extremism Threats

The imminent fall of the Islamic State's de facto capital leaves America a multitude of tasks to restore stability in the Middle East, starting with pockets of remaining ISIS resistance in Syria and Iraq. Then...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 07:34 AM PDT

Va. Governor's Race, Potential Referendum on Trump, Tightens

Va. Governor's Race, Potential Referendum on Trump, Tightens

With Election Day quickly approaching, the race for Virginia governor is tightening, according to a new tracking poll by the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University. Democrat Ralph...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 03:07 AM PDT

Cochran's Illness Shows Risks to GOP Leaders of Aging Senate

Cochran's Illness Shows Risks to GOP Leaders of Aging Senate

Top Republicans coping with a razor-thin majority as they try pushing a partisan agenda through the Senate are running smack into another complication — the sheer age and health issues of some senators. When...

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