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Michigan official faces manslaughter trial over…

A judge ordered Michigan's health director to stand trial for involuntary manslaughter in two deaths linked to Legionnaires' disease in the Flint area, the highest-ranking official to face criminal charges as a result of the city's tainted water scandal

Trump Urges Senate Republicans To Act On Fentanyl…

The House passed the STOP Act in June.

175 More Former Officials Denounce Trump Pulling…

Dozens of former intelligence agency officials also denounced Trump's decision in an open letter last week.

Alaska voters to decide primaries for governor, US House

Alaskans on Tuesday will decide which Republican candidate will move on in what's expected to be a closely watched governor's race this fall

FBI probes computer hacks in California House…

The FBI launched investigations after two Southern California Democratic House candidates were targeted by computer hackers

Brennan May Consider Legal Action After Security…

The White House revoked former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance last week.

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US Reportedly Refuses To Negotiate Over Pastor's…

A senior White House official told The Wall Street Journal that the Trump administration rejected a deal offered by Turkey.

The Latest: Walker submits signatures for general election

Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott have submitted signatures to qualify for the November general election ballot

Trump ready to ease rules on coal-fired power…

The Trump administration is set to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming

Judge Says ACLU, Government Must Reach Agreement…

NBC News reports hundreds of migrant parents are still separated from their children after being deported.

UK asks for more Russia sanctions after poisoning case

The United Kingdom is asking the Trump administration to impose further sanctions on Russia in response to accusations Moscow used a nerve agent to poison a former Russian spy in Britain

AP sources: Prosecutors preparing charges against…

AP sources: Prosecutors preparing criminal charges against Michael Cohen

The Latest: EPA to reveal rule changes on coal-fired plants

The Trump administration is set to announce plans to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming

Chelsea Clinton's Political Future a 'Definite…

Chelsea Clinton will not rule out a future in politics. Per the Guardian , the daughter of Democratic superstars Bill and Hillary Clinton was plugging her children's book at the Edinburgh international book festival when the question of her potential future in elected office was posed. While bashing Trump, the New...

Surf's up in California, where it's now the official sport

Surf's up in California, where it's now the official state sport

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Trump elevates Brennan in proxy fight over…

President Donald Trump is capitalizing on the silence of special counsel Robert Mueller, attempting to elevate one of his most outspoken critics as the public face of the Russia probe.

Democrats challenge independent bid for Kansas…

A lawyer for a Democratic legislative leader is challenging businessman Greg Orman's right to appear on the November ballot as an independent candidate for Kansas governor

No verdict in Manafort trial after 3 days of…

Jury deliberations resume in financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort

Trump fears a Mueller interview could bring perjury charge

President Donald Trump is expressing concern that anything he tells special counsel Robert Mueller under oath could be used to charge him with perjury

Stacey Abrams' record complicates 'radical' label…

Stacey Abrams is running for Georgia governor as a progressive who knows how to negotiate with Republicans to get things done

Kavanaugh in memo pushed graphic sex questions…

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh once advised Ken Starr and others investigating Bill Clinton not to give the president 'any break' in questions regarding the details of his relationship with Monica Lewinsky

West Virginia Senate OKs rules for impeachment…

The West Virginia Senate has passed rules addressing the impeachment trial of three state Supreme Court justices in a spending scandal

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MTV launches drive to get young people to vote

MTV is launching a drive to get young people registered and voting this fall, the first time the youth-centric network is doing so in a non-presidential election year

AP EXPLAINS: Trump tweets stir up ghosts of McCarthy, Nixon

President Donald Trump, tweeting over the weekend, invoked both McCarthyism and the Watergate scandal