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Keith Kellogg: who is Trump's acting national security adviser?

Such interaction could potentially be in violation of a law banning private citizens from engaging in foreign policy , known as the Logan Act. The White Hous...


Emory joins amicus brief against President Trump's executive order on immigration

In court papers filed Monday in Brooklyn federal court in support of a suit from the state's Attorney General, the universities said the order threatened the ...


'Making A Murderer' defendant Brendan Dassey gets new case hearing

The ruling states that Dassey's confession was involuntary under the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. Dassey was sentenced to life in...


ICE Arrests Transgender Woman Seeking Help for Domestic Violence

She noted that such arrests make undocumented victims less likely to report their abuse. "Our clients come to us at the lowest point in their lives", Bernal ...


Trump Approves Federal Emergency Funding for Oroville Dam

Others are staying put - at least for now. Cheryl LaFleur, chairwoman for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), told reporters Tuesday night the ...


Instant Replay: Klay catches fire, Warriors surge past Kings in second half

Golden State eased into the All-Star break by pretending it had already started, but couldn't prevent their essential Warrior-ness from eventually emerging, thr...


Mick Mulvaney Confirmed as President Trump's Budget Chief

For instance, Trump promised during the campaign to bolster military operations and champion major infrastructure legislation. Immediately after the confirmat...


Florist discriminated against gay couple, Seattle high court rules

In 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a similar case involving the owners of Elane Photography in New Mexico who filed an appeal after that state's...


Whoopi Goldberg stands up for Tiffany Trump after Fashion Week controversy

Trump tweeted a reply to Goldberg, thanking her and saying she'd "love to" sit with her. So she sent this little tweet of comfort to Tiffany: " You know wha...


Complaint: Man wanted attack similar to Dylann Roof killings

Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell , 29, is charged with felon in possession of a firearm or ammunition, according to court documents. Horry County Police had kept...


Sen. Collins to oppose Scott Pruitt for EPA chief

The anti-Pruitt campaign follows a pretty simple, logical line of thought: brewers require clean water to make beer; and Pruitt has a demonstrated history of go...


Congressional Black Caucus: We wrote Trump a letter, but he never responded

President Donald Trump's confrontational nature led to a combative and slightly racially offensive exchange with a reporter during a White House press conferenc...


'Kitchens are empty': Twin Cities marks 'Day Without Immigrants'

The protests are to show critical immigrants are to the US economy and way of life. "We're workers. We support our country", David Pena said. "When you come i...


Trump falsely claims biggest electoral win since Reagan

Obama and Bill Clinton had larger margins of victory than Trump in both of their elections. Your afternoon shot of politics, sent straight from the desk of Jo...


Texas cop uses patrol vehicle to push burning truck from restaurant

Around 9 p.m. Saturday, February 11, officers responded to the Jack in the Box located at 1703 S. Beckley Rd. " I would like to commend Officer Chris Womack "...


Suspects arrested in death of 15-year-old girl

The mother of a 15-year-old girl murdered in Fairfax County, Va. says her daughter had become involved with the notorious MS-13 gang, and could not tear away fr...


Obama wishes Michelle a Happy Valentine's Day

Check 'em out here! "Nearly 28 years with you, but it always feels new", he wrote. This post Goals: Here Are 14 Of Barack & Michelle Obama's Cutest Moments ...


Amber Alert issued for Gary, Indiana teen

Reeves was found shortly before 2:30 p.m. The death was ruled a homicide. She also would not confirm whether the cases were related. There's a specific set ...


TUI To Shed Specialty Travel Unit In $403M Deal With KKR

The sale of Travelopia was announced in May 2016 and marks another milestone in transforming TUI into an integrated tourism business focused on hotel and cruise...


Trump Inauguration Poster Removed from Library of Congress Online Store over Typo

The only problem? The word " too " is spelled "to". The page selling the print was removed Sunday evening at some point between 9:30 and 10:00 p.m. "A 5th g...


Gov. Rauner to deliver budget address Wednesday

A six-month fiscal 2017 budget expired on December 31. He will outline budget priorities for the fiscal year that begins July 1. It has $11 billion in overdue b...


Harward emerges as front-runner to replace Flynn following talks

But promoting Kushner from "senior adviser" to "national security adviser" would likely get some major pushback from Democrats, given that they are already thr...


A judicial decision serves to check Trump's high-handed executive order

Trump said he was confident that government attorneys would be able to overcome a unanimous decision late Thursday by an appellate court that kept in place an i...


Could Warren defeat Trump in 2020?

When asked to choose between Trump, Warren, or an unnamed Democrat, 42 percent said they would vote for Trump, while 36 percent chose Warren. Truth is, Warren i...


MSU Gymnastics Coach Resigns Amid School's Sexual Assault Scandal

The resignation comes as a result of the sexual assault scandal that is rocking the Michigan State program. But the school shed more light Tuesday in a letter w...


National ICE operation nets 28 arrests in Austin

During a joint news conference with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday, the new Republican president said that his administration was doing "a gre...


Barack Obama tweets romantic Valentine's Day message to his wife Michelle

Michelle and Barack may have left the White House, but they'll live in our hearts forever. Barack had been a young lawyer, and Michelle (then Robinson) had be...


Border patrol seizes giant drug-slinging catapult from US-Mexico border

In recent years, smugglers have been known to shoot bundles of drugs over the border with devices such as air-powered cannons and catapults. Border Patrol age...


Trump Drops Obama's Transgender School Agenda

Dropping the issue Friday left standing a nationwide injunction penned last August by U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor in Austin, Texas, in the wake of a 13 ...


Trump not planning to 'immediately' appeal travel ban halt to Supreme Court

Jonathan Adler, a professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, said the administration has legal precedent on its side, with the courts generally...


Melissa McCarthy Returns to SNL as Sean "Spicey" Spicer

The show opened with Melissa McCarthy's blistering criticism of White House press secretary Sean Spicer , diving right into the Trump travel ban and the pres...


Mexico may stop buying Iowa, Illinois corn to retaliate against US

America is also the world's largest producer and exporter of corn. US corn exports to Mexico have been on the rise since the North American Free Trade Agreeme...


More snow coming: Wintry weather Sunday, strong winds Monday

Most flights between Buffalo and Boston are canceled this morning. Monday morning looks like a high impact snow event on travel conditions. Essex County f...


Now 6 Republicans are on the fence about Andrew Puzder

Gabe Morgan, vice president of Local 32BJ SEIU in Pennsylvania and DE, says the Labor Department is supposed to "foster, promote and develop the welfare of the ...


Bergdahl hearing expected to focus on criticism from Trump

Bergdahl was a prisoner of war in Afghanistan from 2009 until 2014, when the U.S. finally secured his release. The hearing focused on Trump's negative comment...