Trump-Russia Inquiry Continues, Another Baylor Title IX Lawsuit, Borderland Project: Your Wednesday Evening News Roundup

Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.Justice Department taps former FBI chief to oversee Russia, Trump inquiryFormer FBI director Robert Mueller has been named special counsel to oversee the investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia to influence the 2016 election, the Justice Department announced late Wednesday, according to multiple news reports.Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly tapped Mueller to the role.The decision comes as Democrats and a handful of Republicans call for a special prosecutor or independent commission to conduct the inquiry. And it's the latest headline in a series of bombshell news stories this week related to Trump's ties to Russia, including his possible disclosure of classified information to Russian officials and whether he asked now-ousted FBI director James Comey to shut down an investigation into his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn.More from Washington: 'I think Putin pays' Trump, House majority leader told lawmakers last year, according to The Washington Post.Also in Washington: A bid to privatize the nation's air traffic control system is heading for a bumpy ride in Congress — again.  Continue reading...

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