WASHINGTON — Some Republicans are hoping lawmakers will soon wrap up investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election that have dragged on for most of the year. But with new details in the probe emerging almost daily, that seems…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
LONDON — U.K. politicians expressed dismay Thursday after the European Union booted Britain out of the contest to become European Capital of Culture because of Brexit.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
At Thanksgiving, what makes turkey, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie so special? This researcher and her colleagues studied 99 years of Thanksgiving ads in Good Housekeeping magazine to find out.
By Samantha N. N. Cross, The Conversation
WAUKESHA, Wis. — Wisconsin Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson, a consultant for Fortune 500 companies, doesn't look much like the renegade outsiders whom political strategist Steve Bannon says he's recruiting for his war on the Republican establishment. But Nicholson has Bannon's…
By Scott Bauer, Associated Press and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Education Department wants to narrow the scope of civil rights investigations at schools, focusing on individual complaints rather than systemic problems, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press.
By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a far-ranging review of the FBI database used to check the backgrounds of prospective gun buyers, after the Air Force failed to report the criminal history of the gunman who slaughtered…
By Juliet Linderman, Associated Press and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Democrats have been quick to support the “me too” chorus of women — and some men — who have stepped up to allege sexual misconduct and name names. But now “me too” stains the Democrats, too, putting them…
By Associated Press
DALLAS — U.S. Rep. Joe Barton told a woman that he would complain to U.S. Capitol Police if sexually explicit photographs of him and other material from their relationship were to be exposed publicly, according to a published report.
By Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS — Two women are alleging that Minnesota Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken touched their buttocks during events for his first campaign for Senate.
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