The filing ratchets up the legal pressure on former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his business partner, Rick Gates, as they prepare for a trial later this year on fraud and money laundering charges. The new indictment filed by Robert S. Mueller III contains 32 counts, including tax charges.
Republican Eric Greitens was taken into custody on charges stemming from a 2015 affair. Greitens previously said he won’t resign, despite calls from numerous Republican and Democratic state lawmakers to do so.
Teachers across the state walked off the job amid a dispute over pay and benefits, causing more than 275,000 students to miss classes.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott listens during a meeting about how to prevent future mass shootings. (Reuters)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott listens during a meeting about how to prevent future mass shootings. (Reuters)
Ahead of a possible Senate bid, Rick Scott has refused to budge from his opposition to new limits on firearms, an approach that contrasts with some fellow Republicans who seem open to new gun limits.
The officer assigned to protect students took a defensive position while the shooter was killing people, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said. The officer has resigned, following a suspension.
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The March 24th march, organized by survivors of last week’s school massacre in Parkland, Fla., will have “sister marches” in other major cities, organizers said.
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One year after an acrimonious call that ended with President Trump hanging up on him, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visits Washington as one of Trump’s closest foreign partners.
The defense secretary is expected to make the proposal despite President Trump’s call last summer for a ban on all transgender service members, according to two U.S. officials with knowledge of the issue. The issue erupted into the forefront last summer with Trump's tweets calling for a ban.
The changes to the program will help make low-income people self-sufficient, the administration says.
Perspective
Canada's Lauriane Rougeau, left, comforts Rebecca Johnston after their loss to the United States. (The Canadian Press via AP)
Canada's Lauriane Rougeau, left, comforts Rebecca Johnston after their loss to the United States. (The Canadian Press via AP)
Years of U.S. heartbreak inflicted by our snow-advantaged northern neighbors were erased by American victories over Canada in the women’s hockey final and men’s curling semifinal.
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Economists have pieced together the answer to this millennium's big economic mystery: Where did all the jobs go?
Director L. Francis Cissna released a new mission statement that omits a reference to "America’s promise as a nation of immigrants." Cissna also said the agency would stop referring to applicants as "customers," saying that the term “leads to the erroneous belief" that the agency does not serve Americans.
California lawmakers angered the president by designating the state a sanctuary for some undocumented immigrants.
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Late-night hosts blast Parkland conspiracy theorists
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