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WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors with the special counsel's office say President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn is not yet ready to be sentenced. The joint filing with defense lawyers Tuesday is a sign that Flynn's cooperation with investigators is...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of House and Senate lawmakers is introducing legislation to honor Aretha Franklin posthumously with the Congressional Gold Medal. The "Queen of Soul," who died last week at 76, "instilled hope, uplifted generations, and changed the lives of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Russia sanctions (all times local): 2:05 p.m. A senior Russian diplomat has denounced the latest U.S. sanctions as baseless, saying they are based on "malicious insinuations." The Treasury Department has blacklisted two companies and two...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democrats hope a ballot proposal to hike Missouri's minimum wage will boost support for Sen. Claire McCaskill's re-election, a seat Republicans are targeting as a top opportunity to insulate their Senate majority. Even if the measure's presence on the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who is meeting with Congress members ahead of confirmation hearings in September (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh thinks the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling on abortion rights is...
NEW YORK (AP) — Two people familiar with the financial fraud investigation of Donald Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, say his lawyers are in negotiations with prosecutors that could result in a plea deal, possibly within hours. The people say the lawyer could...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is preparing to embark on an aggressive campaign schedule this fall to boost Republican candidates on the ballot in 2018. Trump is aiming to spend more than 40 days on the campaign trail between Labor Day and the Nov. 6 midterms, as he...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is preparing to embark on an aggressive campaign schedule this fall to boost Republican candidates on the ballot in 2018. Trump is aiming to spend more than 40 days on the campaign trail between Labor Day and the Nov. 6 midterms, as he...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is accusing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio of ripping off his rhetoric. Trump tweeted Tuesday that de Blasio "just stole my campaign slogan: PROMISES MADE PROMISES KEPT! That's not at all nice. No imagination!" The mayor responded by...