U.S. prosecutors on two coasts have charged President Donald Trump critic and attorney Avenatti with extortion and bank and wire fraud.
By Brian Melley, Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
The former Trump campaign chair was indicted Wednesday for allegedly running a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme in New York four years ago.
By Erica R. Hendry, Daniel Bush
A federal judge on Monday sentenced former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown to five years in prison on fraud and other charges related to a purported charity for poor students that she used as a personal slush fund.
By Associated Press
While the first mailings of new cards begin next April, Congress has set an April 2019 deadline for all beneficiaries to have received one.
By Lauren Neergaard, Associated Press
By Jen Fifield, Stateline
Faced with growing Medicaid enrollment and tight budgets, Republican lawmakers in several states are taking steps to ensure that people receiving welfare benefits are eligible for them.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The Justice Department has charged 61 defendants in the United States and abroad in connection with a call center operation that officials say is based in India.
In our news wrap Wednesday, after Republican lawmakers rejected four gun control proposals on Monday, nearly 100 Congressional Democrats staged a sit-in, refusing to leave until they secured a vote on gun legislation. Also, the Department of Justice announced it…
By PBS NewsHour
Donald Trump’s defunct “Trump University” real estate seminar business continues to garner controversy, especially after hundreds of documents were released this week detailing the aggressive tactics used by Trump employees. Political director Lisa Desjardins reports on the legal firestorm surrounding…
By PBS NewsHour
On the campaign trail, Donald Trump often touts his business record as a presidential qualification. But one of the real estate mogul’s ventures has come under harsh scrutiny recently, as former participants in his Trump University online education company have…
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