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Politics Nov 13U.S. government says Roger Stone ‘undermined’ Russia inquiry
Stone, 67, was indicted in January as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian electoral tampering.
Politics Nov 08Steve Bannon says Roger Stone was Trump campaign’s link to WikiLeaks
"The campaign had no official access to WikiLeaks or to Julian Assange," Bannon told the court. "But Roger would be considered if we needed an access point."…
Nation Nov 07Trial reveals Roger Stone quoted Nixon as he urged witness to stonewall Congress
Prosecutors focused on a text exchange in which they say Stone pressured an associate, radio host Randy Credico, not to give testimony that would contradict what Stone had previously told Congress.
Politics Nov 05On 1st day of trial, Roger Stone leaves early over food poisoning
The trial of Roger Stone, the flamboyant former confidant of President Donald Trump, kicked off Tuesday amid a host of medical issues involving both the defendant and a spectator.
Arts Oct 28Boundary-pushing Dave Chappelle receives Mark Twain award
A host of comedians and musicians paid tribute to Chappelle, 46, describing him as a uniquely gifted and passionate performer.
Nation Sep 19WATCH: First Lady Melania Trump participates in reopening of the Washington Monument
The 555-foot stone obelisk was closed in September 2016 in order to replace the aging elevator and upgrade security systems.
Nation Aug 14Ex-Blackwater contractor sentenced to life for Iraq shootings
Prosecutors charged that Nicholas Slatten was the first to fire shots in the September 2007 massacre of Iraqi civilians at a crowded traffic circle in Baghdad.
Nation Jul 24Judge blocks Trump’s asylum restrictions
The policy would prevent most migrants from seeking asylum in the U.S. if they passed through another country first.
Nation Jul 24Judge won’t block U.S. asylum restrictions at southern border
A federal judge said Wednesday that the Trump administration can enforce its new restrictions on asylum for people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border while lawsuits challenging the policy play out.
Arts Jul 18‘Sesame Street’ and Sally Field to receive Kennedy Center award
Others chosen to receive the award for lifetime achievement in the arts include singer Linda Ronstadt, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and the musical group Earth, Wind and Fire.