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Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 08:32 PM CST

Tabloid Held Porn Star's 2011 Interview After Trump Threat

Tabloid Held Porn Star's 2011 Interview After Trump Threat

A tabloid magazine held back from publishing an adult film star's 2011 account of an alleged affair with Donald Trump after the future president's personal lawyer threatened to sue, four former employees of the...

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 07:47 PM CST

Sen. Rand Paul's Alleged Attacker Charged With Federal Crime

Sen. Rand Paul's Alleged Attacker Charged With Federal Crime

The man accused of tackling U.S. Sen. Rand Paul in the Kentucky lawmaker's yard has been charged with assaulting a member of Congress as part of a federal plea agreement. And his lawyer echoed what's long...

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 03:34 PM CST

State Senator Donne Trotter Retiring

State Senator Donne Trotter Retiring

Long-time Illinois State Senator Donne Trotter is retiring, Senate President John J. Cullerton announced Friday.

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 03:24 PM CST

What You Can and Can't Do During a Government Shutdown

What You Can and Can't Do During a Government Shutdown

The looming shutdown of the federal government would affect the everyday lives of people across the country, regardless of whether they're government workers.

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 10:31 PM CST

Feds Want to Retry Sen. Robert Menendez for Corruption, Bribery

Feds Want to Retry Sen. Robert Menendez for Corruption, Bribery

Federal prosecutors are seeking to retry U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez on bribery and corruption charges after an earlier trial ended in a deadlocked jury last fall. The Department of Justice filed its notice of...

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 10:37 PM CST

Court Hears Arguments in Sanctuary-Cities Case

Court Hears Arguments in Sanctuary-Cities Case

Oral arguments before an appeals court have focused on whether President Donald Trump's administration was overstepping its authority by withholding public safety grants from sanctuary cities, such as Chicago...

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 02:39 PM CST
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Photos: Anti-Abortion Activists 'March for Life' in DC

Thousands of anti-abortion activists gathered in Washington, D.C. on Friday for...View gallery

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Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 01:59 PM CST

Supreme Court to Take Up Trump Travel Ban in Spring

Supreme Court to Take Up Trump Travel Ban in Spring

The Supreme Court has agreed to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the United States by residents of six majority-Muslim countries. The justices plan to hear...

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 12:35 PM CST

Mattis Says US Competitive Warfighting Edge Has Eroded

Mattis Says US Competitive Warfighting Edge Has Eroded

Countering China's rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the U.S. military's top national security priorities, outpacing the threat of terrorism, Defense Secretary Jim...

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 at 12:34 PM CST

Trump Addresses March For Life 2018

Trump Addresses March For Life 2018

President Trump became the first sitting U.S. President to address anti-abortion marchers at the March For Life.

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