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Trump Is Blatantly Trading Foreign Business Favors for Policy Changes, Critics Say

Trump Is Blatantly Trading Foreign Business Favors for Policy Changes, Critics Say

Ethics warchdogs fear revelations of recent dealmaking could become business as usual
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Says the U.S. Will Fight Russian Interference in the 2018 Elections

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Says the U.S. Will Fight Russian Interference in the 2018 Elections

But he said the U.S. has not yet established "effective deterrence" to halt meddling
The U.S. and South Korea Are Working to Keep North Korea Summit on Track

The U.S. and South Korea Are Working to Keep North Korea Summit on Track

Trump said "there's a very substantial chance" it won't go off as planned
President Trump Seethes Over Russia Investigation and Calls for an End to ‘SPYGATE’

President Trump Seethes Over Russia Investigation and Calls for an End to ‘SPYGATE’

Trump is tweeting about the "Criminal Deep State" and says its efforts to undermine him have backfired
Stacey Abrams Is One Step Closer to Becoming the Nation’s First Black Woman Governor

Stacey Abrams Is One Step Closer to Becoming the Nation’s First Black Woman Governor

Abrams could become the first black female governor in the U.S if she wins in November
A High School Teacher Beat the House Majority Leader in Kentucky’s Republican Primary

A High School Teacher Beat the House Majority Leader in Kentucky’s Republican Primary

Travis Brenda's win follows a wave of education protests by teachers calling for increased pay and other benefits
Trump’s Pick to Oversee Afghanistan Could Signal a New Approach

Trump’s Pick to Oversee Afghanistan Could Signal a New Approach

Army Lt. Gen. Austin “Scott” Miller has been tapped to be the next commander of U.S.-led military forces in Afghanistan, U.S. officials said, as waves of attacks continue to rock the wartorn nation
Gay Man Denied Marriage License by Kim Davis Loses Bid to Challenge Her for Kentucky County Clerkship

Gay Man Denied Marriage License by Kim Davis Loses Bid to Challenge Her for Kentucky County Clerkship

Davis spent a week in jail after refusing a judge's order to issue marriage licenses
Betsy DeVos and Democrats in Congress Both Support Paying Teachers More. They Differ on the Details

Betsy DeVos and Democrats in Congress Both Support Paying Teachers More. They Differ on the Details

Democrats unveiled a plan to boost teacher pay amid national walkouts
Judge Orders Firm Linked to Stormy Daniels’ Lawyer Michael Avenatti to Pay $10 Million

Judge Orders Firm Linked to Stormy Daniels’ Lawyer Michael Avenatti to Pay $10 Million

(LOS ANGELES) — A federal judge has ordered a firm linked to Stormy Daniels’ attorney to pay $10 million to a lawyer who claimed he was owed millions and that the firm misstated its profits. The Los
President Trump Wants the FBI Investigated. Here Are 3 Possible Reasons Why

President Trump Wants the FBI Investigated. Here Are 3 Possible Reasons Why

President Donald Trump has long called the special counsel’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election a “witch hunt.” But in recent weeks he’s sought to turn up the heat even more.
John McCain’s New Memoir Is All About Trump, Even When It’s Not

John McCain’s New Memoir Is All About Trump, Even When It’s Not

It’s an old Washington tradition that when a new book on politics comes out, you flip to the index and look for your name. If President Donald Trump were to pick up a copy of John McCain’s new memoir,
Donald Trump Says June 12 North Korea Summit ‘May Not Work Out’

Donald Trump Says June 12 North Korea Summit ‘May Not Work Out’

Trump said there was a chance the summit "may not work out"
A New Era of Protest Is Energizing Historically Black Colleges and Universities. But There Are Challenges

A New Era of Protest Is Energizing Historically Black Colleges and Universities. But There Are Challenges

A new era of protest is energizing historically black colleges and universities
Are North Korea Nuclear Negotiations Hitting a Dead End?

Are North Korea Nuclear Negotiations Hitting a Dead End?

It turns out Kim Jong Un is still playing hard to get. When South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in Washington, D.C., on May 21, only two days had passed since he spoke by phone with U.S.
The U.S. Has Made a Commemorative ‘Peace Talks’ Coin Ahead of the Trump-Kim Summit

The U.S. Has Made a Commemorative ‘Peace Talks’ Coin Ahead of the Trump-Kim Summit

The coin's release awkwardly follows North Korea's threat to cancel the talks
Who’s Winning the Democrats’ Civil War?

Who’s Winning the Democrats’ Civil War?

The quality of the candidates the Democrats nominate will help determine how successful they are in November's midterm elections.
Mike Pompeo Threatens to Impose the ‘Strongest Sanctions in History’ on Iran

Mike Pompeo Threatens to Impose the ‘Strongest Sanctions in History’ on Iran

Pompeo listed 12 requirements if Iran wants relief from sanctions President Trump plans to reimpose