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Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, testifies before the House Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 26, 2018. Pruitt began the first of two appearances before congressional panels on Thursday, in what is expected to be a daylong grilling over recent allegations of ethical infractions and lavish spending. (Pete Marovich/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
EPA's Pruitt admits role in aide's pay raise but calls attacks on him politically motivated
11 min 7 sec ago
Attorney General Jeff Sessions appears before a Senate appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Sessions evaded lawmakers’ questions about whether his recusal from campaign-related investigations extended to the inquiry into Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer. (Eric Thayer/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
'This thing needs to conclude': Sessions says he understands frustrations with Mueller probe
18 min 58 sec ago
Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) leaves his trial at the federal courthouse in Newark, N.J., Oct. 26, 2017. Menendez is charged with 12 corruption-related counts, including six counts of bribery and three counts of honest services fraud. (Bryan Anselm/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez is 'severely admonished' by Ethics Committee
30 min 3 sec ago
Michael Cohen, personal lawyer to President Donald Trump, exits from Federal Court in New York on April 16, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Victor J. Blue
Federal judge appoints special master to review material seized from Trump lawyer
1 hour 4 min ago
An explosion and fire rocked the Husky Energy refinery and Superior just before 10 a.m. Thursday, April 26, shaking buildings up to a mile away. Photo by Mark Androsky.play button
UPDATE: County sheriff issues evacuation order after Wisconsin refinery explosion
1 hour 9 min ago
Body found near Minnesota River identified
1 hour 18 min ago
Special Counsel Robert Mueller leaves a meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington on June 21, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Eric Thayer.
Senate panel advances bill to protect Mueller from firing, but it's unlikely to become law
1 hour 20 min ago
Crime report for April 25
2 hours 22 min ago
Lauria Bible and Ashley Freeman. Craig County Sheriff's Office-National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Disappearance of two Oklahoma girls stumped police for years. Then they learned about the Polaroids.
2 hours 25 min ago
Minnesota state Rep. Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake holds back tears as he reads a birthday card Tuesday, March 27. He turned 50 last weekend and his House Agriculture Finance Committee spent the first 10 minutes of its Tuesday meeting celebrating the event. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct at St. Paul apartment
2 hours 40 min ago
Bill Cosby reacts while being notified of a verdict in his retrial on sexual assault charges at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., April 26, 2018. The jury on Thursday voted to convict Cosby of sexually assaulting a former Temple University staff member who had looked up to him as a mentor. (Mark Makela/Pool via The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Bill Cosby convicted on three counts of sexual assault
3 hours 15 min ago
Mike Pompeo, director of the Central Intelligence Agency and U.S. secretary of state nominee for President Donald Trump, sits during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., on April 12, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as Trump's next secretary of state
4 hours 35 min ago
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, leaves federal court in New York, April 16, 2018. A federal judge on Monday rejected an attempt by President Trump and Cohen to block prosecutors from immediately reviewing a trove of materials seized in FBI raids last week on Cohen’s office, home, hotel room and safe deposit box. (Jeenah Moon/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
The Daily 202: Michael Cohen will take the Fifth. Trump has said innocent people don't do that.
4 hours 55 min ago
Michael Cohen leaves federal court in New York, April 16, 2018. The decision by Michael Cohen to abandon two defamation suits came as federal prosecutors are investigating his efforts to protect Donald Trump from brewing scandals. (Jeenah Moon/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Prosecutors quickly cite Trump's TV comments to help make case on Cohen files
5 hours 27 min ago
President John F. Kennedy is greeted by supporters as he arrives to inspect a new dam in Pierre, S.D., on Aug. 19, 1962.  (George Tames/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump delays release of some JFK files until 2021, bowing to national security concerns
5 hours 42 min ago
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