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Sunday, Mar 19, 2017 at 06:04 PM CDT

Schiff Defends Russia-Trump Probe: 'Circumstantial Evidence'

Schiff Defends Russia-Trump Probe: 'Circumstantial Evidence'

Despite denials from some top intelligence officials that there was any evidence of collusion between associates of Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russian operatives while Moscow tried to interfere...

Sunday, Mar 19, 2017 at 09:10 AM CDT

Former Dairy Farmer Leads Trump-Russia Investigation

Former Dairy Farmer Leads Trump-Russia Investigation

Devin Nunes once said all he wanted to do was work on a dairy farm. Now the man from the rural Central Valley of California is running one of the most scrutinized, complex and politically fraught congressional...

Sunday, Mar 19, 2017 at 08:36 AM CDT

While Trump Talks Tough, US Quietly Cutting Nuclear Force

While Trump Talks Tough, US Quietly Cutting Nuclear Force

The Air Force is quietly shrinking its deployed force of land-based nuclear missiles as part of a holdover Obama administration plan to comply with an arms control treaty with Russia. The reductions are nearing...

Sunday, Mar 19, 2017 at 11:10 AM CDT

Trump Escapes the Beltway as Challenges Mount

Trump Escapes the Beltway as Challenges Mount

President Donald Trump is returning to the road, rallying supporters to recapture the enthusiasm of his campaign and reassuring them about his tumultuous early days in the White House. It's a welcome distracti...

Sunday, Mar 19, 2017 at 04:51 AM CDT

Tillerson Lauds China-US Contacts in Meeting With Leader Xi

Tillerson Lauds China-US Contacts in Meeting With Leader Xi

The United States is looking forward to the first meeting between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday, on the final day of a swing through...

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 10:47 PM CDT

Senate Panel Contacts Trump Adviser in Russia Investigation

Senate Panel Contacts Trump Adviser in Russia Investigation

A longtime adviser to President Donald Trump says he has been asked by the Senate intelligence committee to retain any documents that could be related to its investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016...

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 10:01 PM CDT

Meals on Wheels Donations Spike After Proposed Cuts

Meals on Wheels Donations Spike After Proposed Cuts

Over $100,000 poured into Meals on Wheels' coffers from donors online in the two days after the release of the White House's budget proposal, showing dozens of social programs defunded, NBC News reported. On a...

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 07:57 PM CDT

US Asks Hawaii Judge to Clarify Ruling on Trump Travel Ban

US Asks Hawaii Judge to Clarify Ruling on Trump Travel Ban

The government is asking a federal judge to clarify his order blocking President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, arguing it shouldn't apply to a global freeze on refugees entering the United States. A...

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 07:40 PM CDT

Poll: Most Young Americans See President as Illegitimate

Poll: Most Young Americans See President as Illegitimate

That Donald Trump is undeniably the nation's 45th president doesn't sit easily with young Americans who are the nation's increasingly diverse electorate of the future, according to a new poll. A majority of...

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 at 06:46 PM CDT

Raucous Town Hall Crowd Often Drowns Out Rep. Pete Sessions

Raucous Town Hall Crowd Often Drowns Out Rep. Pete Sessions

A raucous crowd repeatedly shouted down U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions as he defended Republican health care and other policies at a town hall in Richardson.

 
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