WASHINGTON -- Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump's onetime presidential campaign manager, was questioned Wednesday behind close doors by the Senate Intelligence Committee, according to a person familiar with the interview.
The committee, like its House counterpart, has been looking into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and whether there ...Read more
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba -- In the latest challenge to attorney-client confidentiality here, prison guards on Wednesday seized the court-approved, non-networked laptop computers and hard drives issued to the accused Sept. 11 attack plotters to prepare for their death penalty trials.
Army Col. James L. Pohl, the case judge, ordered the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- For more than a year while he was dean of the University of Southern California's medical school, Dr. Carmen Puliafito abused drugs on days he worked as an eye doctor in university facilities and "would return to his medical office to see patients within hours of using methamphetamine," a state investigation alleges.
Puliafito ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Claire McCaskill thinks she knows why she sat right next to President Donald Trump at the White House. Of the Democrats invited to talk taxes in the West Wing on Wednesday, Trump won her state by the widest margin.
Five Senate Democrats, all facing tough re-election bids next year and representing states Trump won in November, got...Read more
CHICAGO -- There are two versions of French impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir's "Two Sisters (On The Terrace)."
One has hung in the Art Institute of Chicago since 1933.
The other is in President Donald Trump's New York apartment.
But one of them is a fake -- and the Art Institute says it isn't the one in Chicago.
Trump, apparently, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration must stop blocking a pregnant teenage immigrant currently being held in custody in Texas from getting an abortion, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
Immigration officials have been refusing to allow the 17-year-old, known in court as Jane Doe, to travel to an abortion clinic from the shelter for ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans talk about their tax overhaul plan as if it's a sure-fire bet for the economy.
Far from it. There's little historical evidence that tax cuts actually pay off in boosting economic growth long-term.
And today's combination of high federal debt and a tight labor market casts even ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump told a bipartisan group of senators Wednesday that they may see his tax returns one day, according to a Democratic aide who was briefed on the meeting.
The aide said the remark appeared to be flippant, and it's not clear the attendees believed the president. Democrats have pushed for Trump to release his tax...Read more
Errabundis [Kindle Edition]Carol Budinger
This epic fantasy of love and transformation tells of The Lorilex, poised to destroy the world. But in the far off, dusty caravan town of Errabundis a powerful force for good is cloaked within an ordinary life. A life that must be awoken to itself if the world is to ...
WASHINGTON -- After huddling with President Donald Trump and a handful of Democrats, Senate Republican tax writers said an overhaul bill that secures bipartisan support would be more "durable" than a GOP-only path.
Senate Republicans are moving ahead with plans to ensure a tax bill could pass with as few as 50 GOP votes, with Vice President ...Read more
Westminster Village North, a nursing home and retirement community in Indianapolis, recently added 25 beds and two kitchens to speed food delivery to residents. It also redesigned patient rooms to ease wheelchair use and added Wi-Fi and flat-screen televisions. This fall, it's opening a new assisted living unit.
"We have seen amazing changes ...Read more
NEWARK, N.J. -- A U.S. judge dismissed a libel lawsuit filed by a Russian oligarch against The Associated Press over an article about his business relationship a decade ago with Paul Manafort, the former chairman of Donald Trump's presidential campaign.
AP, citing interviews and business records, reported March 22 that Manafort, a political ...Read more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A Placer County Sheriff's Office deputy encountered a big bear sauntering down North Lake Boulevard in King's Beach, Lake Tahoe, on Tuesday night.
"Hey, big boy. Don't be breaking into any of them businesses," the deputy joked from his car. The bear slowly walks down the street from the Taco Bell and then crosses to the ...Read more
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. -- Lee, Hood and Forrest streets -- three Hollywood streets named for Confederate war leaders -- may soon be christened Liberty, Hope and Freedom.
After years of debate, Hollywood plans to say farewell to the controversial street names honoring Robert E. Lee, John Bell Hood and Nathan Bedford Forrest, who was also the first ...Read more
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba -- The Army has postponed the looming retirement of chief war crimes prosecutor Army Brig. Gen. Mark Martins, who will stay in the job "for at least another two years," a Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday.
Martins has had the job for six years. He was due to retire on Nov. 1, but instead, the Army "deferred" his ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- It isn't just President Donald Trump who thinks the media engages in "fake news" about him and his administration.
A poll by Morning Consult and Politico, the Washington, D.C-area media brand, shows that 46 percent of registered voters believe the nation's major news organizations fabricate stories about the president, his ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Ahead of his first trip to India, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday used a speech about the world's largest democracy to take a jab at the Pacific region's other powerhouse, China.
Tillerson heaped praise on India's vibrant growth and declared the United States its partner.
He also commended India for respecting ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Greg Pence, the oldest brother of Vice President Mike Pence, has filed paperwork to run for Congress, The Associated Press reports.
Pence has long been considering running for Indiana's 6th District, which Rep. Luke Messer is vacating to run for Senate. Pence is currently the finance chair of Messer's Senate campaign.
Pence has ...Read more
JOHANNESBURG -- A repeat presidential election in Kenya due next week was plunged into crisis Wednesday when senior electoral officials spoke out against threats and interference from politicians, and a senior electoral commissioner fled to the U.S. citing death threats.
With a new election due in just over a week, after the Supreme Court ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions told a Senate panel Wednesday that he would not answer questions about his conversations with President Donald Trump leading up to the firing of former FBI Director James B. Comey, saying he considered them confidential.
Sessions, the former senator from Alabama and 20-year member of the Senate ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Two executives of a firm that helped produce an opposition research dossier that makes salacious claims about President Donald Trump's ties to Russia refused to answer questions Wednesday in a private meeting with the House Intelligence Committee.
Fusion GPS partners Peter Fritsch and Thomas Catan invoked their Fifth Amendment ...Read more
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