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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 06:19 PM EDT

Poor and Disabled Big Losers in Trump Budget; Military Wins

Poor and Disabled Big Losers in Trump Budget; Military Wins

President Donald Trump fulfilled a major campaign promise Tuesday, proposing a $4.1 trillion budget plan that would upend Washington in a big way. But he drew rebukes, even from some Republican allies, for...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 03:24 PM EDT

Watch: Did Melania Dodge Trump’s Hand Again?

Watch: Did Melania Dodge Trump’s Hand Again?

The swat heard 'round the world appears to have a sequel. A day after Melania Trump appeared to rebuff the president's hand as the couple walked down the red carpet on the tarmac at Israel's Ben-Gurion...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 03:21 PM EDT

Expiring Law Could Leave Route 66 Towns Without Key Funding

Expiring Law Could Leave Route 66 Towns Without Key Funding

Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, soon may be dropped from a National Park Service preservation program, which would end years of efforts aimed at reviving old...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 02:22 PM EDT

Brennan: 'Sufficient Basis' for Russia-Trump Campaign Probe

Brennan: 'Sufficient Basis' for Russia-Trump Campaign Probe

Former CIA chief John Brennan testifies before members of the House Intelligence Committee on May 23, 2017. Brennan says that he left his position without clear conclusions about collusion but with...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 01:02 PM EDT

'Fly the Flag'? Rift in Mississippi Over Confederate Symbol

'Fly the Flag'? Rift in Mississippi Over Confederate Symbol

As a warm breeze wafts in from the Gulf of Mexico, Carol Mize paces across the street from Biloxi's white marble City Hall. In one hand, she carries a Mississippi flag and in the other, a sign with the...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 12:15 PM EDT

Coats Won't Comment on Trump Collusion Report

Coats Won't Comment on Trump Collusion Report

During a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on May 23, 2017, Dan Coats, the nation's director of national intelligence, said he wouldn't comment on a news report that President Donald Trump asked him to...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 12:10 PM EDT

Education Secretary Pushes School Choice, Gives No Specifics

Education Secretary Pushes School Choice, Gives No Specifics

The Trump administration is proposing "the most ambitious expansion" of school choice in American history, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced Monday while giving few details on how the program would...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 06:04 PM EDT

Russia-Trump Campaign Contacts a Concern, Ex-CIA Chief Says

Russia-Trump Campaign Contacts a Concern, Ex-CIA Chief Says

Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential election and was so concerned about Russian contacts with people...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 09:29 PM EDT

Trump Asked Intel Officials to Push Back on Russia Probe

Trump Asked Intel Officials to Push Back on Russia Probe

President Trump asked two top U.S. intelligence officials in March to help him push back against an FBI investigation into possible coordination between the Russian government and his campaign team, a former...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 07:02 PM EDT

Gingrich Spreads Conspiracy Theory: Fact Check

Gingrich Spreads Conspiracy Theory: Fact Check

Newt Gingrich claimed that a Democratic National Committee staffer “apparently was assassinated” after “having given WikiLeaks something like … 53,000 [DNC] emails and 17,000 attachments.” But there’s no...

Community Shred Set for March 25
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