A day after the president declared he would be proud to let funding lapse for dozens of government agencies if he does not get the money he wants for the wall, congressional Republicans signaled little appetite to join his cause.
Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal lawyer, took responsibility for crimes that included tax violations and buying the silence during the 2016 campaign of women who alleged affairs with Trump.
The California congresswoman will support a three-term limit for the top four House Democratic leaders, meaning she would step aside no later than 2022 as party leader. Pelosi's move earned support from seven Democratic holdouts, likely giving her the votes she needs for her election to speaker on Jan. 3.
Smog hangs over Beijing in November. (EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
Smog hangs over Beijing in November. (EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
The average person on Earth would live 2.6 years longer if their air contained none of the deadliest type of pollution, according to researchers at the University of Chicago. Your number depends on where you live. How does where you live measure up with the rest of the country?
The federal agency that oversees Radio and Television Martí launched an investigation after a May report about the Democratic megadonor was publicized. The probe now includes examining how Martí came to publish an earlier story that included anti-Semitic language about Soros, a U.S. citizen, as well as an anti-Muslim piece.
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Cardinal George Pell, who has declared his innocence, had taken a leave of absence from the Vatican’s third-most-powerful position, as the economy minister, to fight the charges.
Both men were detained Monday as a Canadian court held a bail hearing for a top Chinese business executive. The arrests have raised fears that the two Canadians are becoming pawns in a diplomatic standoff.
Lawmakers in the prime minister's Conservative Party had called for a no-confidence vote, a move that had threatened her leadership as she struggles to secure a deal for Britain to leave the European Union.
The North Carolina Republican is one of President Trump's staunchest allies in the House, and Trump told him he wants him to remain there.
“We are living in an age of historical reckoning,” Southern Baptist leader R. Albert Mohler Jr. said.
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The Tennessee Republican had said “there is some concern” that autism is linked to “the preservatives that are in our vaccines.” He later said in a statement that his remarks had been “misconstrued.”
The MSNBC host said she used a “SUPER BAD choice of words” to refer to the secretary of state. Then Twitter users lectured her on homophobia.
At least a dozen of the marine mammals have washed up this fall on the shores near Seattle.
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