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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 08:03 PM CDT

Judge: US Can't Revoke Man's Deportation Protection

Judge: US Can't Revoke Man's Deportation Protection

The U.S. government must stop asserting without evidence that a Mexican man it's trying to deport has gang ties, a federal judge in Seattle ruled Tuesday. Pending a final ruling in the man's case, U.S. District...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 06:58 PM CDT

DNC Chair Tom Perez Sees Opportunity for Dems in Texas

DNC Chair Tom Perez Sees Opportunity for Dems in Texas

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez Tuesday made his second visit to North Texas since taking over as chairman of the DNC, addressing opportunities in Texas for Democrats in the deeply red state.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 06:54 PM CDT

Suspected CIA Leaker Already in Jail on Child Porn Charges

Suspected CIA Leaker Already in Jail on Child Porn Charges

The U.S. government suspects a former CIA employee in the leak last year of Top Secret CIA hacking tools, according to court documents. The suspect, Joshua Adam Schulte, a 29-year-old New York resident, is...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 06:39 PM CDT

Judge: Special Counsel Had Authority to Prosecute Manafort

Judge: Special Counsel Had Authority to Prosecute Manafort

A federal judge in Washington refused Tuesday to throw out criminal charges brought by special counsel Robert Mueller against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, NBC News reported. Judge Amy Berman...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 07:42 PM CDT

EPA Inspector General Investigating Pruitt's Email Use

EPA Inspector General Investigating Pruitt's Email Use

The Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general is opening an investigation into Administrator Scott Pruitt's use of multiple email accounts. Inspector General Arthur Elkins said in a letter released...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 03:08 PM CDT

Jubilant Embassy Ceremony in Jerusalem, Deadly Violence in Gaza

Jubilant Embassy Ceremony in Jerusalem, Deadly Violence in Gaza

Here is a look at the jarring scenes from Monday’s U.S. Embassy opening in Jerusalem and the violence at the border in Gaza 40 miles away.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 09:21 AM CDT

Primary Roundup: 2 GOP Senate Wins for Trump, Women Rising

Primary Roundup: 2 GOP Senate Wins for Trump, Women Rising

President Donald Trump backed two successful U.S. Senate nominees in Pennsylvania and Nebraska, which were among four states holding primaries Tuesday. The primaries began to settle swing state Pennsylvania's...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 01:12 PM CDT

Missouri Lawmakers Push Greitens Probe After Charge Dropped

Missouri Lawmakers Push Greitens Probe After Charge Dropped

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens no longer faces a felony charge stemming from an extramarital affair, but a legislative panel signaled Tuesday that it's pushing forward with its own expanded investigation into a...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 07:51 PM CDT

First Lady 'Doing Really Well' After Kidney Procedure

First Lady 'Doing Really Well' After Kidney Procedure

President Donald Trump visited his wife, Melania, in the hospital Tuesday as she continues to recover after a kidney procedure. Trump said earlier Tuesday that the first lady is "doing really well" and that he...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 03:29 PM CDT

CIA Nominee Toughens Interrogation Stance, Picks Up Support

CIA Nominee Toughens Interrogation Stance, Picks Up Support

President Donald Trump's CIA nominee appeared to be on a path toward confirmation as she picked up support from key Democrats Tuesday and toughened her public stance against harsh interrogation. "With the...

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