Trump tweets prediction about Comey's 'totally illegal' and 'cowardly' leaks

Former United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara listens to former FBI Director James Comey testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill June 8. The articles of impeachment in the cases of ... More..

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Trump attorney: President not 'under investigation for obstruction'
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Trump attorney: President not 'under investigation for obstruction'

On May 9, Trump fired FBI Director James Comey , who was investigating possible collusion between Trump's campaign and the Russian officials. But it would deal a political blow to the White House in th...More..

Severe weather expected to affect 60 million Americans Monday
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Severe weather expected to affect 60 million Americans Monday

All of central Maryland is under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch through 8 p.m., and Severe Thunderstorm Warnings have been issued for some areas throughout the day. The most intense rain is over, however. Area...More..

Supreme Court Pushes Redskins' Name Fight Back to Society
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Supreme Court Pushes Redskins' Name Fight Back to Society

Philip Yenyo, executive director of the American Indian Movement of OH, says he does not think Monday's court ruling will help teams like the Washington Redskins and Indians keep monikers that some find offen...More..

Wisconsin AG 'thrilled' high court to hear case
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Wisconsin AG 'thrilled' high court to hear case

Jubelirer . The Supreme Court case comes as a result of a decision by a court in Wisconsin , which found that the state's Republican lawmakers had violated the Constitution's First Amendment as well as e...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Hear the moment cops shoot knife-wielding pregnant woman

They've said that because Lyles had been recently released from prison, two police officers were needed at the scene. "This time it cost her her life", reports The Seattle Times . The woman's relatives...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Jared Kushner delivers remarks after tech meeting

In a White House full of loud voices, the powerful senior adviser tends to keep his mouth shut. Alphabet Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt (R) speaks with White House senior adviser Jared Kushner (L) as tec...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

WI gov confident districts will survive review

Under those maps in 2012, Republicans captured 61 percent of state assembly seats while winning 48.6 percent of the statewide vote. The four more liberal justices, named to the court by Democrats , would h...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Audio From Police Shooting of Pregnant Black Woman Has Been Released

At a vigil Sunday night, family identified the woman as Charleena Lyles , reported the Times , and said she had a history of mental health struggles. Police released an audio recording in connection with ...More..

Showers and thunderstorms, high near 81 — TODAY'S FORECAST
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Showers and thunderstorms, high near 81 — TODAY'S FORECAST

Partly sunny with a high near 90. Winds will be light and out of the southwest. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Low around 60. Light west wind increasing to 6 to 11 miles per hour in the evening. Low: 78. H...More..

Dems hit secrecy of GOP health care bill, threaten delays
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Dems hit secrecy of GOP health care bill, threaten delays

Members of the Democratic base have expressed concern that Republicans are moving forward with their health care bill while attention has been focused elsewhere - namely on the Russian Federation investigations...More..

Amazon's Whole Foods deal set to quicken grocery evolution
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Amazon's Whole Foods deal set to quicken grocery evolution

The transaction is scheduled to close during the second half of 2017. Alice Waters is a critically acclaimed chef and sustainability pioneer, so there's no one better to remind Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos tha...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Gunman went to Republican baseball practice with a list of names

Medstar Washington Hospital Centre released the update on behalf of the Scalise family. "He is more responsive, and is speaking with his loved ones", the hospital said, adding that he had been downgraded to...More..

Scalise upgraded from critical to serious
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Scalise upgraded from critical to serious

Hodgkinson , was killed by police Wednesday after firing dozens of bullets during the congressional practice session. He was shot in the hip with a rifle round, and suffered internal bleeding and damage to ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Rep. Steve Scalise's condition is upgraded to serious from critical

A spokesperson for MedStar Washington Hospital Center also could not be reached. The doctor said U.S. Capitol Police Special Agent Crystal Griner, who was also wounded in the shooting, "sustained a gunshot ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Jared Kushner speaks in public. And Washington takes notice

They will reportedly discuss the next necessary steps in the peace process. Kushner looked like a nervous middle school student who was reading his book report in front of the whole class. Monday's event wa...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Secretary Ben Carson Breaks Rank On The Russia Investigation

However, Sekulow has said that the tweet was the President's response to a media article about the non- existent investigation, a direct critique of the lack of authentic sources for the news that was p...More..

Poll shows 65% of Americans disapprove President Trump's job performance
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Poll shows 65% of Americans disapprove President Trump's job performance

Given the mutually reinforcing effects of partisan polarization in the electorate and the intensity of both positive and negative feelings toward Trump, it is no surprise that the poll reveals that Democrat...More..

James Hodgkinson launched into Trump tirade before shooting
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

James Hodgkinson launched into Trump tirade before shooting

US Congressman Steve Scalise was shot in the hip and remains in a critical condition in hospital. Kentucky Senator Rand Paul , who was present at the shooting , commended the Capitol Police for thei...More..

Who is Trump's new lawyer, Jay Sekulow?
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Who is Trump's new lawyer, Jay Sekulow?

As Salon's Heather Digby Parton points out , Sekulow's wife, brother, sons and sister-in-law "dominate the boards of both organizations" in an arrangement not dissimilar from how Trump ran his business and...More..

GOP senator warns against rushed vote on health care bill
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

GOP senator warns against rushed vote on health care bill

According to the CBO, the House bill would cost 23 million Americans their health coverage, and despite winning the support of 2nd District Rep. Bruce Poliquin, it looks as if it was specifically created to hur...More..

Gingrich: Somebody probably going to jail over Russian Federation investigation
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Gingrich: Somebody probably going to jail over Russian Federation investigation

It's quite a barrage: Gingrich is completely dismissing as political the special counsel that was set up to be a nonpartisan effort with the Federal Bureau of Investigation director appointed by former Presid...More..

Great Danes Rescued From 'Squalid' Puppy Mill
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Great Danes Rescued From 'Squalid' Puppy Mill

Fay did not respond to a message seeking comment left at the property, where police said she had been living with two other adults. Some of the adult dogs were more than 5ft tall and weighed over 200 pounds. ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Schumer, Democrats Play 'Hardball' to Delay Republican Health Care Bill

They called for open committee hearings and more time to consider the bill before a Senate vote, which Republicans say could come in the next two weeks, although a draft bill has yet to emerge publicly. Using...More..

On health care, consumer groups have no seat at the table
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

On health care, consumer groups have no seat at the table

Medicaid coverage has been critical at RiverStone Health in Billings. He followed with another photo , from CNN.com, where he counted 24 headlines. - Shift health care to Medicare for all, as conservative W...More..

Top court to hear case that could reshape US political map
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Top court to hear case that could reshape US political map

Depending on the ruling, up to seven states' congressional maps could be affected - including Texas, according to Michael Li , redistricting and voting counsel at New York University's Brennan Center for Ju...More..

Crews battle wildfire that forced Utah ski town to evacuate
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Crews battle wildfire that forced Utah ski town to evacuate

It has blackened roughly 1½ square miles (2 square kilometers), said Cigi Burton, a spokeswoman with Dixie National Forest. Highway 143 remains closed from Parowan to the junction of Highway 148 near Cedar Brea...More..

Protests over Minnesota police shooting result in 18 arrests on freeway
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Protests over Minnesota police shooting result in 18 arrests on freeway

Yanez, who is Latino, had worked for the St. Anthony Police Department for almost five years. "As people across our city, state and country react to the jury's verdict, I urge each of us to move forward in ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Firefighters battle 850-acre wildfire near Big Bear, prompting voluntary evacuations

The rapid-spreading Holcomb Fire was reported at around 3:05 p.m. on Monday, June 19, 2017. More than a dozen firefighting aircraft were responding to the blaze. Night flying air attacks has been ordered to...More..

Supreme Court takes up major gerrymandering case
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Supreme Court takes up major gerrymandering case

The state asked the Supreme Court to block that requirement on the assumption that the justices would hear its appeal in the 2017 term, which begins in October. A dozen Wisconsin Democratic Party voters in 2015...More..

Donald Trump Signals Willingness to Work with Tech CEOs on Immigration
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Donald Trump Signals Willingness to Work with Tech CEOs on Immigration

Numerous tech executives are eager to get White House help in dealing with regulatory and other policy issues such as visas for highly skilled workers. Some of the Tech CEOs attending the meeting include Tim...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Democrats plan night full of speeches on health care fight

Kapur notes that Democrats plan to proactively use unanimous consent requests themselves in order to try and force Trumpcare discussions over to a Senate committee where public hearings can then be held....More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Gingrich: A president "cannot obstruct justice"

Gingrich said Mueller would likely not be able to find any collusion or obstruction so he is going to examine finances. 'Technically, the President of the United States can not obstruct justice, ' Gingrich ...More..

Southwest US preps for 120 temps: Water, water, more water
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Southwest US preps for 120 temps: Water, water, more water

Weather service meteorologist Ashley Allen says the Strip's tall, close buildings and long stretches of concrete cause the area to heat quickly and cool slowly. People in places like Palm Springs and Phoenix ar...More..

Republicans exploit Congressional baseball shooting in Georgia special election
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Republicans exploit Congressional baseball shooting in Georgia special election

Brad Carver , the chairman of a neighboring Republican Party congressional district organization, told the Washington Post that he thought the tragedy would motivate his side. The candidates' choices on the f...More..