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Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 11:48 PM EST

Nevada Becomes 1st US State With Female-Majority Legislature

Nevada Becomes 1st US State With Female-Majority Legislature

Nevada became the first state in the U.S. with an overall female majority in the Legislature on Tuesday when county officials in Las Vegas appointed two women to fill vacancies in the state Assembly. The...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 06:19 PM EST

Fact Check: Trump, Giuliani Distort Facts on IG Report

Fact Check: Trump, Giuliani Distort Facts on IG Report

President Donald Trump and one of his lawyers, Rudy Giuliani, distorted the findings of a new report about the forensic recovery of text messages exchanged between Peter Strzok, a former FBI senior counterintel...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 04:38 PM EST

Writer Seeks Records of Probe Into Pentagon Papers Leak

Writer Seeks Records of Probe Into Pentagon Papers Leak

A Harvard University professor and writer for The New Yorker is asking a court to order the release of documents related to two grand juries that sat in Boston nearly 50 years ago to investigate the leak of the...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 02:04 PM EST

Washington Braces for Federal Shutdown

Washington Braces for Federal Shutdown

Democrats and Republicans are showing no sign of compromise as a crucial deadline to avoid a government shutdown looms. President Trump is demanding $5 billion for a border wall; Democrats have offered about...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 12:07 PM EST
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Donald Trump's Presidency in Photos

Take a look at significant events from President Donald Trump's time in office...View gallery

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Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 03:06 PM EST

Options Dwindling, Poliquin Appeals to Keep His Seat

Options Dwindling, Poliquin Appeals to Keep His Seat

The last remaining Republican congressman in New England filed an appeal Tuesday that seeks to undo the election of his Democratic opponent under Maine's new voting system, asking the court to act quickly as the...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 06:28 PM EST

Trump Administration Moves to Ban Bump Stocks

Trump Administration Moves to Ban Bump Stocks

The Trump administration Tuesday banned bump stocks, the firearm attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns and were used during the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 10:02 PM EST

Shutdown Threat Recedes as Trump Softens Stance on Wall

Shutdown Threat Recedes as Trump Softens Stance on Wall

President Donald Trump appeared Tuesday to back off his demand for $5 billion to build a border wall, signaling for the first time that he might be open to a deal that would avoid a partial government shutdown....

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 03:27 PM EST

McSally Appointed to McCain's Senate Seat After Losing Race

McSally Appointed to McCain's Senate Seat After Losing Race

Arizona's governor on Tuesday appointed U.S. Rep. Martha McSally to replace Sen. Jon Kyl in the seat that belonged to the late John McCain, sending the GOP congresswoman back to Washington just a month after she...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 07:07 PM EST

Trump's School Safety Panel Seeks to Revoke Discipline Rules

Trump's School Safety Panel Seeks to Revoke Discipline Rules

The Trump administration on Tuesday moved to roll back an Obama-era policy that was meant to curb racial disparities in school discipline but that critics say left schools afraid to take action against...

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