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Kim Jong Un expected in South Korea for historic summit

Kim Jong Un expected in South Korea for historic summit

Soon Kim Jong Un is expected to arrive in South Korea soon, marking the first time a North Korean leader has set foot in the South in 65 years. But questions remain about whether North Korea will give
FBI gave "derogatory information" about Rob Porter to White House in March 2017

FBI gave "derogatory information" about Rob Porter to White House in March 2017

In August 2017, the White House personnel security office asked the FBI for more information about Porter, his ex-wives and then-girlfriend
EPA chief Scott Pruitt defends himself against misconduct claims

EPA chief Scott Pruitt defends himself against misconduct claims

Embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt faced members of Congress on Thursday. With his job on the line, he claimed he wasn't to blame for a series of spending and ethics lapses. CBS News chief
Kim Jong Un to travel to South Korea for historic summit

Kim Jong Un to travel to South Korea for historic summit

Ahead of the Korea summit, questions remain about whether North Korea will really give up its nuclear and missile programs
Otto Warmbier's parents sue "barbaric" N. Korea over son's death

Otto Warmbier's parents sue "barbaric" N. Korea over son's death

"This lawsuit is another step in holding North Korea accountable for its barbaric treatment of Otto and our family," family statement reads
Ethics committee admonishes Menendez

Ethics committee admonishes Menendez

The Senate Ethics Committee said the senator "violated Senate rules and related statutes, and reflected discredit upon the Senate"
Trump calls Kanye West smart, says Shania Twain "made a mistake"

Trump calls Kanye West smart, says Shania Twain "made a mistake"

President Donald Trump responded to two pop culture moments from the past week on "Fox & Friends" on Thursday, praising Kanye West and criticizing Shania Twain
Nikki Haley drives Trump's Israel policy at U.N.

Nikki Haley drives Trump's Israel policy at U.N.

Nikki Haley has made a point of trying to turn the tide of U.N. actions regarding Israel
Kim Jong Un bringing his own toilet to the Koreas summit

Kim Jong Un bringing his own toilet to the Koreas summit

In "loo" of using the public restrooms at the historic summit, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be traveling with his own
Former judge appointed as special master in Michael Cohen case

Former judge appointed as special master in Michael Cohen case

Judge Kimba Wood appointed Barbara Jones, a former Manhattan federal judge, to help study material seized from raids on Michael Cohen's home and office
Trump delays release of some JFK files

Trump delays release of some JFK files

President Trump has accepted a recommendation to keep the lid closed on the former president's assassination
Pompeo, confirmed as secretary of state, is now off on his first official trip

Pompeo, confirmed as secretary of state, is now off on his first official trip

Pompeo's confirmation comes at a crucial time for conversations with North Korea
Trump to visit UK for "working visit"  in July

Trump to visit UK for "working visit" in July

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announced the visit Thursday during a briefing for kids of White House staff and reporters
Senate committee advances bill to protect Mueller

Senate committee advances bill to protect Mueller

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he will not hold a full Senate vote on the measure
Pro-Trump social media stars Diamond and Silk offer inaccurate testimony under oath — live updates

Pro-Trump social media stars Diamond and Silk offer inaccurate testimony under oath — live updates

Diamond and Silk are offering testimony on social media filtering and policing practices
National security experts on the American presidency in our polarized times

National security experts on the American presidency in our polarized times

In a cover story for The Atlantic, "CBS This Morning" co-host John Dickerson explores how the office is "broken"
Trump greets Wounded Warrior Project soldier riders at White House

Trump greets Wounded Warrior Project soldier riders at White House

Trump will welcome wounded veterans to the White House as part of the annual bicycle ride
Trump talks Ronny Jackson, Michael Cohen on Fox News

Trump talks Ronny Jackson, Michael Cohen on Fox News

Trump lambasted his own Justice Department, defended his former VA nominee and distanced himself from his personal attorney in wide-ranging phone interview
Report: Hoyer encouraged Democrat to leave congressional race

Report: Hoyer encouraged Democrat to leave congressional race

Hoyer, a member of the Democratic leadership, reportedly told a Colorado Democrat that he preferred another candidate in the primary, according to The Intercept
Jake Tapper on new political thriller, Ronny Jackson withdrawing

Jake Tapper on new political thriller, Ronny Jackson withdrawing

CNN anchor and correspondent Jake Tapper aims to uncover the truth with his hard-nosed interviews. But now in his new book, Tapper turns his attention from learning the truth to writing fiction.