Trump says he could tap Pompeo deputy to be new ambassador to Russia

TRUMP SAYS HE COULD TAP POMPEO DEPUTY TO BE NEW AMBASSADOR TO RUSSIA

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan "could very well be” his pick to be the new envoy to...

Greg Craig trial exposes infighting, skullduggery on Manafort's Ukraine team

GREG CRAIG TRIAL EXPOSES INFIGHTING, SKULLDUGGERY ON MANAFORT'S UKRAINE TEAM

Greg Craig, the former Obama White House counsel, may regret he ever wound up working with former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort,...

 
 
 
Buttigieg launches radio ads targeting rural Iowa

BUTTIGIEG LAUNCHES RADIO ADS TARGETING RURAL IOWA

Pete Buttigieg's presidential campaign is releasing a pair of radio ads targeting rural voters in Iowa. The ads, obtained by POLITICO,...

FDIC approves Volcker revamp, in latest move to roll back bank rules

FDIC APPROVES VOLCKER REVAMP, IN LATEST MOVE TO ROLL BACK BANK RULES

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. board voted 3-1 Tuesday to give big banks more leeway to make risky short-term bets in financial...

 
 
 
Trump mulls scaling back proposed $4B in foreign aid cuts

TRUMP MULLS SCALING BACK PROPOSED $4B IN FOREIGN AID CUTS

President Donald Trump is considering abandoning a large portion of the billions of dollars in foreign aid cuts his budget hawks are...

Mueller-targeted Russian firm seeks April 2020 trial

MUELLER-TARGETED RUSSIAN FIRM SEEKS APRIL 2020 TRIAL

A Russian firm charged with interfering in the last presidential election has proposed an April 2020 trial - smack in the middle of...

 
 
 
Facebook releases audit of conservative bias amid criticism

FACEBOOK RELEASES AUDIT OF CONSERVATIVE BIAS AMID CRITICISM

Facebook today released an audit of how it handles political content as it seeks to quell the anger of conservatives who claim the...

The Obamas' First Big Anti-Trump Statement of 2020

THE OBAMAS' FIRST BIG ANTI-TRUMP STATEMENT OF 2020

In a final scene of the Netflix documentary “American Factory,” the chairman of a Chinese auto glass company walks through the sprawling...

 
 
 
‘No one is building those bridges': Dem primary sideswipes rural outreach

‘NO ONE IS BUILDING THOSE BRIDGES': DEM PRIMARY SIDESWIPES RURAL OUTREACH

DES MOINES, Iowa - As Democratic presidential candidates descended on the Iowa State Fair, a plane buzzed overhead, an ominous warning...

Trump fuels outsize expectations that Russia investigators will face prison time

TRUMP FUELS OUTSIZE EXPECTATIONS THAT RUSSIA INVESTIGATORS WILL FACE PRISON TIME

To hear President Donald Trump and his allies tell it, the federal investigators who spent the past two years investigating the president...

 
 
 
Paul Ryan moving his family to Washington from Wisconsin

PAUL RYAN MOVING HIS FAMILY TO WASHINGTON FROM WISCONSIN

Paul Ryan is moving his family to the city he was always giddy to leave. The former speaker of the House and onetime GOP vice presidential...

Judge and defense clash at Greg Craig trial

JUDGE AND DEFENSE CLASH AT GREG CRAIG TRIAL

The judge overseeing the trial of Greg Craig, the former Obama White House counsel, grew publicly irritated with his defense team on...

 
 
 
Omar, Tlaib denounce Israel over travel restrictions

OMAR, TLAIB DENOUNCE ISRAEL OVER TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib continued to criticize Israel Monday, slamming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for barring the...

Bernie's softball game vs. media sparks last-minute controversy

BERNIE'S SOFTBALL GAME VS. MEDIA SPARKS LAST-MINUTE CONTROVERSY

Bernie Sanders' campaign sent an email to supporters Sunday night promoting a softball game between his campaign staff and members...

 
 
 
Twitter, Facebook suspend China-linked disinformation campaigns targeting Hong Kong

TWITTER, FACEBOOK SUSPEND CHINA-LINKED DISINFORMATION CAMPAIGNS TARGETING HONG KONG

Twitter and Facebook today announced takedowns of Chinese government-linked disinformation campaigns that sought to undermine the protests...

WHO SUPPORTS IMPEACHMENT?

House representatives who would vote for Trump impeachment: Our latest list

 
 
 
Schumer assails Trump's 'heartbreaking' apparent reversal on background checks

SCHUMER ASSAILS TRUMP'S 'HEARTBREAKING' APPARENT REVERSAL ON BACKGROUND CHECKS

Chuck Schumer dinged President Donald Trump's apparent about-face on enhanced backgrounds for firearm sales, calling the move "not...

Warren apologizes for 'harm I have caused' at Native American event

WARREN APOLOGIZES FOR 'HARM I HAVE CAUSED' AT NATIVE AMERICAN EVENT

Sen. Elizabeth Warren apologized Monday to a Native American audience over her handling of past claims of native ancestry, telling...

 
 
 
U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

U.S. PRISONS CHIEF REMOVED AFTER EPSTEIN'S DEATH

WASHINGTON - Attorney General William Barr has removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position more than a week...

Gillibrand says she's not opposed to 'second chances' for Halperin and Franken

GILLIBRAND SAYS SHE'S NOT OPPOSED TO 'SECOND CHANCES' FOR HALPERIN AND FRANKEN

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Monday weighed in on the apparent comeback attempts of Mark Halperin and Al Franken, arguing that America...

 
 
 



A Record Number of Fires Are Currently Burning Across the Amazon Rainforest

A Record Number of Fires Are Currently Burning Across the Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon rainforest has seen a record number of forest fires this year, according to Brazil's Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, a space research center. The INPE... Read more ...

'Lady and the Tramp' star is a 2-year-old rescue dog named Monte

'Lady and the Tramp' star is a 2-year-old rescue dog named Monte

Every dog has its day, and for Monte, a terrier mix shelter dog, that day came with Disney fame. Read more ...

Former 'Miracle on Ice' player accused of beating neighbor with metal pole...

Former 'Miracle on Ice' player accused of beating neighbor with metal pole over 'spiked beer'

Mark Pavelich assaulted his neighbor he had been fishing with earlier in the day, believing he had slipped something into his beer, police said. Read more ...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty'

Trump's claim triggered a quick uproar from critics who said the president was trading in anti-Semitic stereotypes. Read more ...

Wild tap NHL veteran Bill Guerin as new general manager

Wild tap NHL veteran Bill Guerin as new general manager

Less than a month before training camp is set to begin, the Wild have hired a new GM to steer a the teetering ship. Read more ...

Jets' Brandon Copeland suspended four games for PEDs

Jets' Brandon Copeland suspended four games for PEDs

The Jets will be without Brandon Copeland for the first four games of the season after the NFL suspended the linebacker for violating the league policy on performance-enhancing... Read more ...

6 seniors face charges for having public sex in Connecticut

6 seniors face charges for having public sex in Connecticut

Police say the six, five men and an 85-year-old woman, were involved in lewd and sexual activity in the Grace Richardson conservation area in Fairfield earlier this month. Read more ...

Trump eases student loan forgiveness for disabled veterans

Trump eases student loan forgiveness for disabled veterans

President Donald Trump on Wednesday directed the Education Department to more easily forgive the federal student loans owed by veterans with disabilities, making a move... Read more ...

Shooter wounds LA County sheriff's deputy at police station

Shooter wounds LA County sheriff's deputy at police station

A gunman opened fire outside a Los Angeles County police station on Wednesday afternoon, wounding one sheriff's deputy, authorities said. The deputy was shot in the shoulder at... Read more ...

The US deficit is set to top $1 trillion 2 years sooner than expected

The US deficit is set to top $1 trillion 2 years sooner than expected

A recently passed bipartisan budget agreement is expected to push the national deficit above $1 trillion next year. The Congressional Budget Office significantly raised its... Read more ...