Some of President Trump’s confidants are floating prospects who could take Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s place were he to resign or be fired, according to people familiar with the talks. It comes as Trump continued to vent his frustration with Sessions.
President Trump lashed out at Sessions again this morning, accusing him on Twitter of taking “a VERY weak position” on alleged “crimes” by Hillary Clinton and intelligence leakers.
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Ahead of President Trump’s appearance in West Virginia, Boy Scouts troops were offered advice: Be “courteous” and “kind.” But from the moment he took stage, Trump led them down a very different path.
The Senate Republicans’ drive to pass a sweeping rewrite of health-care laws took an unexpected turn when Sen. John McCain's office announced he would return to Washington for a planned vote.
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The court said the District’s system that requires a “good reason” to obtain a permit is so restrictive that it is essentially an outright ban in violation of the Second Amendment.
A Woodbridge child care director has been charged with felony child neglect and was released on a $5,000 bond, police said.
Police have arrested the wounded man in what they said appears to be an unprovoked attack on the guard.
Police said the child was apparently shot by a stray bullet fired during a gun battle that authorities believe started with an argument over a dice game.
No longer “Me-Angelo,” Washington’s longest-tenured player enters 2017 as a locker room leader hoping to carve out a role. But he knows it’s time to plan for the future, too.
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The team announced a new partnership to make PepsiCo the "exclusive nonalcoholic beverage and snack provider" for FedEx Field.
Boston University researchers found the degenerative brain disease in 99 percent of brains of former NFL players, and 87 percent of all football players. The brains were mostly donated by concerned families.
The legislation would impose new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, and prevent President Trump from easing some of them without congressional approval.
Some lawmakers and White House officials have expressed concern that the strategy is shortsighted and gives the long-term advantage in Syria to Russia.
The 2011 death of the first U.S. law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Mexico since 1985 drew widespread attention, but only now, in a federal courtroom, are the agonizing details emerging.
With as many as 200 people packed into a sweltering tractor-trailer and tagged with colored tape to make them easier for smugglers to sort at the journey’s end, some banged on the walls for help and took turns breathing through a hole in the trailer’s side.
A new study finds that those at the top are online and, unlike most of the country, have alternative sources of information.
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A Wisconsin software company hopes to be the first in the United States to offer the chips, which will be implanted in workers' hands to let them open locked doors and use certain equipment.
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