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Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 10:35 PM EST

Trump All But Endorses GOP's Moore Despite Sex Accusations

Trump All But Endorses GOP's Moore Despite Sex Accusations

Silent for more than a week, President Donald Trump all but endorsed embattled Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore on Tuesday, discounting the sexual assault allegations against him and insisting...

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 11:26 AM EST

Why Alabama Young Republicans Are Deserting Roy Moore

Why Alabama Young Republicans Are Deserting Roy Moore

The Young Republican Federation of Alabama voted this weekend to suspend support of Roy Moore, the party's nominee for U.S. Senate in next month's special election, NBC News reported. The recent allegations of...

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 11:45 AM EST

Sen. Warren Dodges Question About Sen. Franken Allegations

Sen. Warren Dodges Question About Sen. Franken Allegations

Massachusetts State Sen. Elizabeth Warren seems to have dodged a question on whether her colleague, Al Franken, should resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct.

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 09:12 AM EST

US Terror List More Symbolism Than Substance: Analysis

US Terror List More Symbolism Than Substance: Analysis

As North Korea marches toward nuclear mastery, President Donald Trump slaps the country back on an American blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism. But is it anything more than bluster? After all, former...

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 07:36 AM EST

Laws Stymie Efforts to Trace Guns Used in Crimes

Laws Stymie Efforts to Trace Guns Used in Crimes

How easily a stolen gun can be matched to one used in a crime depends on laws that can either speed or impede the trace. Making the job easier: mandatory reporting of lost or stolen guns and background checks...

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 07:33 PM EST

Conyers Confirms Harassment Settlement; Ethics Probe Opens

Conyers Confirms Harassment Settlement; Ethics Probe Opens

John Conyers has dealt with various ethics investigations and a public corruption case that landed his wife in prison during a U.S. House career spanning more than five decades — longer than any other current...

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 04:56 PM EST

US Announces New N. Korea Sanctions After Terror Designation

US Announces New N. Korea Sanctions After Terror Designation

The Trump administration imposed new sanctions Tuesday on a slew of North Korean shipping firms and Chinese trading companies in its latest push to isolate the rogue nation over its nuclear weapons development...

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 02:08 PM EST

Putin Talks Post-War Syria With Assad, Trump

Putin Talks Post-War Syria With Assad, Trump

On a surprise trip to Russia, Syria's Bashar Assad discussed potential new peace initiatives for post-war Syria with Russian President Vladimir Putin, who declared that Russia's two-year military campaign in...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 10:40 PM EST

Trump Asks Supreme Court for Full Enforcement of Travel Ban

Trump Asks Supreme Court for Full Enforcement of Travel Ban

The Trump administration on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to allow the latest travel ban to take full effect. A federal appeals court ruling last week allowed President Donald Trump's newest version of...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 09:54 PM EST

Judge Permanently Blocks Trump Sanctuary Cities Order

Judge Permanently Blocks Trump Sanctuary Cities Order

A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. U.S. District Court Judge William...

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