The rapid move by the Justice Department comes as officials hope to avert a larger showdown over a confidential source.

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Centrist Republicans are on the verge of forcing a debate on legalizing dreamers that GOP leaders have long sought to sidestep.

Congress tightens regulations after a crisis -- and loosens them again when the public is no longer watching.

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Had White House aides appeared at a recent congressional hearing, they would have been called to explain the absence of a long overdue strategy.

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Royal wedding sermon on ‘love’ was about more than the marriage of Harry and Meghan

Bishop Michael Curry's message had political, cultural and global relevance beyond marriage.

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‘You can do this with anything’: Santa Fe shooting suspect’s choice of guns complicates debate over assault rifles

Police say Dimitrios Pagourtzis used a pistol and a shotgun, firearms that even gun-control advocates generally regard as utilitarian.

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What people aren’t saying about Meek Mill’s turning down Trump’s prison reform event

Trump's efforts to undo much of the Obama administration's criminal justice reforms bring into question his own commitments.

With questions about pay-to-play politics swirling around the Trump administration, Democrats are set to unveil anticorruption proposals Monday billed as “A Better Deal for Our Democracy."

Leaders aren't necessarily sending the signals they think they're sending.

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The latest disclosure by the Republican National Committee adds to the mounting legal fees associated with the Russia investigations.

The largely social-media-based effort has, at times, put Flynn’s advocates, and occasionally Flynn, at odds with his own legal team, which believes that any public attention to Flynn’s case is not helpful as he awaits sentencing.

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Trump said he would “demand” that the department look into whether any such requests were made by “people within the Obama Administration!”

From North Korea nuclear negotiations to China trade talks, old habits of conflict and contradiction stymie the president’s reach for triumphs.

The head of Columbus Nova, which paid Trump’s personal lawyer $500,000 to bring in new investors, also contributed to Trump’s inaugural committee and the Republican National Committee.

Families see U.S. negotiations with Chinese telecom as a threat to an expected fine for violating U.S. sanctions.

Mnuchin said the two sides have agreed on a “framework” to avoid sanctions.

The president sought Moon Jae-in’s interpretation of North Korea’s shift to a harder-line position on denuclearization.

“Taking away the rights of law-abiding citizens” won’t solve the problem, said the man best known for his role in the Iran-contra scandal.

Trump accepted his bachelor’s degree and departed Pennsylvania for New York, and found new reasons he couldn’t go to war, and went about building his business empire unimpeded by drafts or classes for the rest of his days.

The sketch focused on the recent first anniversary of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's investigation.

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