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Mueller Examining Trump’s Tweets in Wide-Ranging Obstruction Inquiry

Mueller Examining Trump’s Tweets in Wide-Ranging Obstruction Inquiry

Investigators for the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, have told President Trump’s lawyers that they want to question him about his tweets.

Case arising from W.Va. mine disaster wrapping up

Case arising from W.Va. mine disaster wrapping up

A federal jury should soon start deliberating criminal charges against the former security chief at the West Virginia coal mine where 29 miners were killed in an explosion.

Cartoonists plan Sept. 11 anniversary tribute

Cartoonists plan Sept. 11 anniversary tribute

Sept. 11 is etched in the memories of millions, and as the 10th anniversary nears, cartoonists are etching their thoughts and emotions about 9/11 into comic strips.

Deputies: Fla. dad stabs 6-year-old son 20 times

Deputies: Fla. dad stabs 6-year-old son 20 times

Deputies in Florida say a man accused of stabbing his 6-year-old son more than 20 times has been charged with attempted murder.

Suspect who fled into Ore. woods avid outdoorsman

Suspect who fled into Ore. woods avid outdoorsman

A team hunting a man accused of shooting an Oregon police officer suspect that he's holed up in a vacation home in a secluded neighborhood less than a block from the Pacific Ocean. ...

White House seeking to boost post-recession travel

White House seeking to boost post-recession travel

The White House on Wednesday sought to reassure travel industry leaders that the United States cares about tourism and hopes to push the industry as the country recovers from a recession that left many without the means to spend as much on vacations and business trips.

40 injured in Washington state hayride accident

40 injured in Washington state hayride accident

Authorities say four people were hospitalized and 40 others sustained minor injuries in a hayride accident on Shaw Island.

Man Sues Tenn. County Over Ten Commandments Display

Man Sues Tenn. County Over Ten Commandments Display

A Johnson County man is suing the local government after officials rejected his proposal for a display on the separation of church and state in the courthouse's "public forum" area.

Pompeo Nears Confirmation but Faces Historic Rebuke From Committee

Pompeo Nears Confirmation but Faces Historic Rebuke From Committee

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will vote Monday on Mike Pompeo’s nomination to be the new secretary of state.

Political wrangling over oil spill a year later

Political wrangling over oil spill a year later

More than a year after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, House members traded political recriminations anew Thursday over the Obama administration's response to the environmental and economic disast...

Mo. levee threatens to burst amid worsening floods

Mo. levee threatens to burst amid worsening floods

A thousand residents fled their homes in southern Missouri on Monday as heavy rains falling on saturated ground threatened to break the levee protecting their town. Smaller evacuations also took...

As Affordable Housing Crisis Grows, HUD Sits on the Sidelines

As Affordable Housing Crisis Grows, HUD Sits on the Sidelines

Ben Carson, the housing secretary, with Terrance McCoy at a homeless youth center in Las Vegas. Mr. Carson continues to prioritize his push to reduce, rather than expand, assistance to the poor.

LA brothers' charges dropped in fake Apple case

LA brothers' charges dropped in fake Apple case

A Los Angeles judge has dismissed a case against two brothers who were accused of participating in a smuggling ring that authorities say brought millions of dollars of fake Apple products into the U.S.

Blame game: BP, Gulf spill partners sue each other

Blame game: BP, Gulf spill partners sue each other

After being hammered for a year over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, BP is going on the offensive with multibillion-dollar lawsuits seeking to shift at least part of the blame to those who owned t...

Officers try to stop wrong-way driver before crash

Officers try to stop wrong-way driver before crash

At least four squad cars tried in vain to stop a driver headed the wrong way on a Wisconsin interstate before her vehicle struck another head-on, killing both drivers.

Alert level raised for Alaska volcano

Alert level raised for Alaska volcano

The alert level for an Alaska volcano is being raised after officials say persistent thermal anomalies have been spotted in satellite data.


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