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First lady Melania Trump attends a ceremony to pardon the National Thanksgiving Turkey in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 21, 2018 - 12:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberty University has announced that first lady Melania Trump will participate in a "town hall" discussion at Liberty University next week about the opioid epidemic. Also participating in the Nov. 28 event will be Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, Health and Human...
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 Former FBI Director James Comey
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November 21, 2018 - 9:43 am
President Donald Trump told his counsel's office last spring that he wanted to prosecute political adversaries Hillary Clinton and former FBI Director James Comey, an idea that prompted White House lawyers to prepare a memo warning of consequences ranging up to possible impeachment, The New York...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 8, 2017, file photo, former FBI director James Comey speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington. A published report says President Donald Trump told his counsel’s office last spring he wanted to prosecute political adversaries Hillary Clinton and Comey. The New York Times says the idea prompted White House lawyers to prepare a memo warning of consequences ranging up to possible impeachment (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
November 20, 2018 - 8:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told his counsel's office last spring that he wanted to prosecute political adversaries Hillary Clinton and former FBI Director James Comey, an idea that prompted White House lawyers to prepare a memo warning of consequences ranging up to possible...
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Michael Avenatti
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY
November 20, 2018 - 6:18 pm
An actress who says she had a relationship with Michael Avenatti alleges that he dragged her across the floor of his Los Angeles apartment after an argument over money, according to court documents obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press.
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Trump Turkey Pardon
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
November 20, 2018 - 6:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an annual Thanksgiving tradition, President Donald Trump used the power of his office Tuesday to keep a pair of turkeys off the holiday table. But Trump jokingly warned that while the 39-pound bird named Peas and a 41-pounder named Carrots are free to live the rest of their...
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Jamal Khashoggi
AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File
November 20, 2018 - 5:09 pm
President Donald Trump said Tuesday the U.S. will not punish Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at this time nor cut arms sales to Saudi Arabia for the killing of U.S.-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
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Chicago Shooting
AP Photo/Amanda Seitz
November 19, 2018 - 8:40 pm
A gunman opened fire Monday at a Chicago hospital, killing at least three people, including a police officer, before the suspect also died, authorities said.
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Ron Chernow
AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, File
November 19, 2018 - 3:22 pm
Expect fewer laughs and less backlash at next year's White House Correspondent's Dinner.
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Matt Whitaker
Rodney White/Register file photo
November 19, 2018 - 3:13 pm
Three Senate Democrats filed a lawsuit Monday arguing that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's appointment is unconstitutional and asking a federal judge to remove him.
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Nancy Pelosi
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November 19, 2018 - 3:10 pm
The California Democrat is favored by most Democrats to lead them, as she has done since 2003, when the new Congress convenes in January. Pelosi seems sure to win her party's nomination to be speaker when Democrats vote on that after Thanksgiving.
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