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Ethics Panel Opens Probe of Nevada Democrat Facing Misconduct Claims

The House Ethics Committee says it has opened an investigation into allegations against lawmaker Ruben Kihuen.
Vulgar Clothing Trademark Deserves Legal Protection, Court Rules

Vulgar Clothing Trademark Deserves Legal Protection, Court Rules

A U.S. appeals court ruled that “FUCT” can be trademarked, saying federal reviewers were wrong to deny that protection over the term’s vulgarity.
Judge Accused of Showing Porn to Clerk Faces Misconduct Investigation

Judge Accused of Showing Porn to Clerk Faces Misconduct Investigation

Judge Alex Kozinski has said he doesn’t recall ever doing that.
Mourners Bow, Pray Over Casket of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Mourners Bow, Pray Over Casket of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

As a string trio played, a long stream of mourners filed past the body of the late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee to say goodbye to their leader of seven years.
Some Americans Will Get Extension on Friday Obamacare Deadline

Some Americans Will Get Extension on Friday Obamacare Deadline

Some Americans will be given several extra days to sign up for Obamacare insurance plans after the federal enrollment period officially ends Friday, amid long waits on the government’s enrollment
Four Palestinians Killed as Protests Flare Over Jerusalem Shift

Four Palestinians Killed as Protests Flare Over Jerusalem Shift

Four Palestinians were killed and scores of others wounded during a day of clashes with Israeli forces, as protests flared over the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Tax-Bill Jitters Have Investors Fleeing Small-Cap, Bank ETFs

Tax-Bill Jitters Have Investors Fleeing Small-Cap, Bank ETFs

The Republican bill to overhaul the U.S. tax code is finally set in stone, according to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady. That’ll come as some relief to investors, who fled en masse
Trump Reconsiders Rules Protecting Miners From Black Lung

Trump Reconsiders Rules Protecting Miners From Black Lung

President Donald Trump's mining regulators are reconsidering regulations meant to protect underground miners from breathing coal and rock dust, the cause of black lung disease, and diesel exhaust,
Peru Opposition Moves to Force Out President Over Payments

Peru Opposition Moves to Force Out President Over Payments

Opposition lawmakers began an effort to force Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski out of office after he rebuffed calls to resign over his ties to companies that received payments from disgraced
Trump Calls Immigrants With Lottery Visas ‘Worst of the Worst’

Trump Calls Immigrants With Lottery Visas ‘Worst of the Worst’

President Donald Trump told law enforcement officers Friday that immigrants who enter the U.S. through visa lotteries are “the worst of the worst.”
EU Leaders and May Are Now Friends, and That’s Risky for Her

EU Leaders and May Are Now Friends, and That’s Risky for Her

The British prime minister and the European Union are learning to dance.
It Isn’t a Very Merry Christmas for the Trump Tree Ornament

It Isn’t a Very Merry Christmas for the Trump Tree Ornament

Lots of presidential bling still sells for full price. One notable item has been deeply discounted.
Trump Seeks Merit-Based System U.S. Immigration System

Trump Seeks Merit-Based System U.S. Immigration System

President Donald Trump discusses reforms he is seeking for U.S. immigration policy. He spoke at a graduation ceremony for police undergoing FBI training in Virginia. (Source: Bloomberg)
Everything You Need to Know About the GOP Tax Bill

Everything You Need to Know About the GOP Tax Bill

Here are key changes to U.S. tax law for individuals and businesses that have emerged from the final Republican bill.
Nafta May Be on Track for an Unhappy New Year

Nafta May Be on Track for an Unhappy New Year

The U.S., Mexico and Canada are heading into 2018 with no clear plan for saving Nafta.
Tillerson Presses Russia, China for Continuing North Korean Ties

Tillerson Presses Russia, China for Continuing North Korean Ties

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson went to the United Nations to call out Russia and China for giving North Korea an economic lifeline.
Video Goes Viral of Trump Nominee Struggling to Answer Basic Questions

Video Goes Viral of Trump Nominee Struggling to Answer Basic Questions

A lawyer nominated by President Donald Trump to be a federal judge has become an internet sensation after having difficulty answering basic legal questions.
Macron and Merkel’s Unity on Full Display During Summit Week

Macron and Merkel’s Unity on Full Display During Summit Week

They met for talks in Paris on Wednesday, shared a joke in Brussels on Thursday, and stood side-by-side on Friday to deliver their common vision for Europe.
Jury Rules for Arpaio in Lawsuit by Flake’s Son and Former Daughter-in-Law

Jury Rules for Arpaio in Lawsuit by Flake’s Son and Former Daughter-in-Law

An Arizona jury has refused to award damages against former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in the since-dismissed animal cruelty case he brought against one of Sen. Jeff Flake's sons.
Trump Vows to ‘Rebuild’ FBI, Deflects Questions About Flynn Pardon

Trump Vows to ‘Rebuild’ FBI, Deflects Questions About Flynn Pardon

President Donald Trump said that “people are very, very angry” about the conduct of the FBI and said he would “rebuild” the bureau as he left the White House on Friday to participate in a graduation