Less than two weeks before Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination, his campaign chairman made the offer in an email, according to people familiar with the discussions. The emails are among tens of thousands of documents given to officials probing whether Trump associates worked with Russia as part of Moscow’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election.
The special counsel investigating Russian election meddling made a broad request for documents from the White House, which is working to turn over internal documents that span 13 categories, according to two people briefed on the requests. Robert S. Mueller III's team is also eyeing whether the president sought to obstruct the earlier Russia probe.
Puerto Rico's emergency management director Abner Gomez, said: "The information we have received is not encouraging. It's a system that has destroyed everything it has had in its path."
Sen. Lisa Murkowski is trailed by the media. (Bloomberg)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski is trailed by the media. (Bloomberg)
Another effort to replace the Affordable Care Act is underway, and Sen. Lisa Murkowski is at the center of it all, with White House officials and Senate Republican leaders strenuously seeking her support. President Trump said the bill had a “very good chance” of passing, with “47 or 48” senators already committed to it.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said President Trump gave an “ignorant, absurd and hateful” speech at the United Nations a day earlier and vowed Iran would not be the first to walk away from the historic 2015 nuclear deal.
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While the deadly protest in Charlottesville highlighted lapses in law enforcement, officials in D.C. say last weekend’s events show how Washington is uniquely qualified to handle multiple simultaneous rallies.
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia found no legal basis for awarding compensation to people whose personal information was stolen from the Office of Personnel Management.
The debate between Democrat Ralph Northam and Republican Ed Gillespie, while largely free of personal attacks, featured plenty of heated sparring about policy.
The case of the Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple based on his religious beliefs inspired the “Who Can Resist!” counterprotest at Tuesday’s sixth annual Chefs for Equality party at Dock 5 in Union Market.
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In harrowing scenes that horrified Mexicans, rescuers pulled the bodies of dozens of children from the ruins of the elementary school.
The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that the U.S. economy is strong enough for the central bank to begin reducing the holdings it accumulated in a massive stimulus program that began after the economy entered a severe recession nearly a decade ago.
The practice has rankled some employees and outside critics, who note that the EPA’s criminal enforcement efforts already are understaffed and that the Trump administration has proposed further cuts to the division.
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What if, as a growing number of researchers are proposing, many kids today simply aren't getting the sleep they need, leading to challenging behaviors that mimic ADHD?
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