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Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 06:29 AM CDT

The Year of Mueller: 12 Months in, Here's What We've Learned

The Year of Mueller: 12 Months in, Here's What We've Learned

It was one year ago Thursday when Robert Mueller, the former FBI director, was appointed as special counsel to take over the Justice Department's investigation into possible coordination between Russia and...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 12:55 AM CDT

WH Elimination of Cybersecurity Czar Is Troubling: Experts

WH Elimination of Cybersecurity Czar Is Troubling: Experts

Despite a plethora of cyber threats, the White House decided to eliminate the role of cybersecurity czar from the National Security Council Tuesday, alarming many experts, NBC News reported. While the...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 04:51 PM CDT

Trump Plays Down Prospect of Successful US-China Trade Talks

Trump Plays Down Prospect of Successful US-China Trade Talks

President Donald Trump on Thursday cast doubt on the prospect of successful trade talks with China, saying the Asian economic powerhouse has become "very spoiled" because it usually gets its way with the...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 04:53 PM CDT

Trump Tells NK's Kim to Denuclearize or Risk Overthrow

Trump Tells NK's Kim to Denuclearize or Risk Overthrow

President Donald Trump laid out a stark choice for North Korea's Kim Jong Un ahead of their planned summit next month: Abandon nuclear weapons and be rewarded with "protections," or risk being overthrown and...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 10:19 PM CDT

Mueller Won't Indict Trump Because of DOJ Rules: Giuliani

Mueller Won't Indict Trump Because of DOJ Rules: Giuliani

Special counsel Robert Mueller has told President Donald Trump's legal team that he won't indict a sitting president, according to Rudy Giuliani, one of Trump's lawyers. "They (the special counsel) acknowledge...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 06:03 PM CDT

In Veiled Shot at Trump, Tillerson Warns Democracy at Risk

In Veiled Shot at Trump, Tillerson Warns Democracy at Risk

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took a veiled shot at President Donald Trump on Wednesday, warning that a growing national crisis of ethics and integrity has put American democracy at risk. In...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 06:41 PM CDT

Mayor Rawlings Wants to Move City Elections to November

Mayor Rawlings Wants to Move City Elections to November

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings believes the number of elections affects turnout, and wants to move city elections to November.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 02:13 PM CDT

Teachers Demand Higher Pay at N.C. Rally

Teachers Demand Higher Pay at N.C. Rally

Thousands of teachers marched in Raleigh, North Carolina, and called for a pay raise and increased education funding.

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 09:19 AM CDT

Senate Votes to Save 'Net Neutrality'; Plan Heads to House

Senate Votes to Save 'Net Neutrality'; Plan Heads to House

Don't expect the House to go along with the Senate's 52-47 passage of legislation that would revive an Obama-era rule requiring equal treatment for all web traffic by internet providers. Opponents such as Sen....

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 10:52 PM CDT

Trump Discloses Cohen Payment, Raising New Legal Questions

Trump Discloses Cohen Payment, Raising New Legal Questions

President Donald Trump revealed in his financial disclosure Wednesday that he reimbursed personal attorney Michael Cohen as much as $250,000 for unspecified "expenses," with no mention of a $130,000 payment...

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