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Deputy AG To Answer Allegations Of Bias On Special Counsel's Team

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 1:19am

Rod Rosenstein is set to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday to discuss special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russia's election interference.

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Will It Be Moore Or Jones? Polls Are Closed In Divisive Alabama Senate Election

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:00pm

The special election was upended last month as multiple women came forward to say Roy Moore had pursued them romantically or assaulted them as teenagers, when he was in his 30s.

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Tillerson Says He Would Meet With North Koreans, Even Without Denuclearization Talks

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 5:43pm

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. would negotiate with North Korea without demanding that the country first agree to nuclear disarmament.

U.S. Secretary Of State Wants To Start Talks With North Korea With No Conditions

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 5:17pm

Rex Tillerson said Tuesday the U.S. would be willing to open negotiations without requiring North Korea to agree beforehand to give up its nuclear weapons program.

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Secretary Of State Tillerson Holds Town Hall At State Department

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 3:33pm

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has been trying to push back against reports that he's gutting the State Department, addressed his employees in a rare town hall on Tuesday. Tillerson spoke about foreign policy changes and department reform plans, including a promise to streamline security clearances.

What's At Stake With Alabama's Special Election?

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 3:33pm

The closely watched U.S. Senate race in Alabama could have national implications for both the Republican and Democratic parties in Washington. Republican Roy Moore, the former chief justice of the state supreme court, is vying for Attorney General Jeff Sessions' old Senate seat against Democrat and former prosecutor Doug Jones.

Survey Shows Americans Expressing Greater Concern About Government Corruption

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 3:33pm

Almost one year after President Trump took office, international watchdog Transparency International has found that Americans are much more cynical about corruption in the White House and government. The research shows similar negative attitudes toward Congress.

All Eyes Are On Alabama's Special U.S. Senate Election

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 3:33pm

In Alabama, the U.S. Senate special election has been a contentious race between Democrat Doug Jones and Republican Roy Moore. A look back at what both candidates' visions are and what the race has been about.

Voters In Alabama Split As They Go To Polls To Decide State's Next U.S. Senator

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 3:33pm

Voters in the Alabama are split between Republican candidate Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones in the state's special U.S. Senate election. During this election cycle, Moore has been accused of sexual assault against teenage girls years ago, while Jones is up against a historically red state.

White House Insists Trump Tweet Wasn't Sexist. Female Senators Disagree

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 3:23pm

In a statement on Twitter, Trump said Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand "would do anything" for campaign contributions. This was apparently a response to Gillibrand's call for Trump to resign.

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Latest Viral Video: Ghana's Prez Throws Shade At Foreign Aid

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 3:10pm

At a press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron, Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo said the country needs to stand on its own. And social media exploded.

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The FCC's Move To Repeal Net Neutrality Rules, Explained

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 1:25pm

The FCC is moving toward repealing net neutrality, the rules that make internet providers treat all web traffic the same.

Edwin Lee, San Francisco's First Asian-American Mayor, Dies At 65

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:37am

Mayor Edwin Lee was not known to be ill; he reportedly died at a San Francisco hospital in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Lee had been in office since 2012.

Voters Will Decide Closely Watched Alabama Senate Race

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:27am

GOP nominee Roy Moore, who defeated incumbent GOP Sen. Luther Strange in the primary, faces off against Democrat Doug Jones. The seat was vacated by Sen. Jeff Sessions who became attorney general.

What To Watch And What's At Stake In The Alabama Senate Race

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 4:01am

No matter what happens in Alabama on Tuesday, it will have consequences that stretch from Birmingham to the Beltway.

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A Timeline Of Plot Twists And Bombshells: How We Got To Election Day In Alabama

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 4:00am

Yes, the race is between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones. But this contest touches on scandals involving sexual misconduct, President Trump's influence and Democratic hopes for 2018.

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Birmingham Barber's Thoughts On Alabama's Special Election

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 4:00am

Rachel Martin, who's in Birmingham to cover Alabama's special election, talks to Eugene Jones, who has owned a barber shop for 45 years. Jones, a Democrat, says his party is missing an opportunity.

Alabama's Special Election Is Now Up To The Voters

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 4:00am

Rachel Martin has been talking to voters about the state's Senate race. A church pastor explains why he's backing GOP candidate Roy Moore despite multiple allegations of sexual misconduct and assault.

News Brief: Roy Moore Vs. Doug Jones In Alabama Special Election

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 4:00am

Voters in Alabama are choosing who will fill the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions. GOP candidate Roy Moore is trying to rebound after allegations he sexually assaulted teenage girls decades ago.

Pentagon Officials Say Transgender People Can Enlist In Military Next Year

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 3:38pm

Pentagon officials say starting on Jan. 1, 2018, transgender people can enlist in the U.S. military. President Trump has opposed allowing transgender people to serve, but the Pentagon decision comes as courts are ruling against efforts to bar transgender enlistment.

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