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Trump honors fallen and families in Memorial Day…

President Donald Trump honors the fallen and families in first Memorial Day address, calling them "special, special people."

Source: Russians had the idea to set up the…

A fair and balanced debate over Kushner's role

Sec. John Kelly Calls Leaking 'Borderline' Treason

He was in an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press" discussing the leaked photos of the Manchester bombing.

Jared Kushner Reportedly Wanted Secret Line Of…

The Washington Post says Jared Kushner asked to establish underground communication with the Russians during the presidential transition.

AP Exclusive: Suspected drug thefts persist at VA…

AP Exclusive: Suspected drug thefts persist at VA hospitals after 'zero tolerance' announced

Protest sparks Texas lawmaker threats of gun…

Immigrants from Arizona and elsewhere are urging grassroots resistance against Texas' recently passed crackdown on "sanctuary cities."

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Would a staff shake-up help President Trump?

The president returns home to several political challenges after his first foreign trip; James Freeman weighs in on 'Happening Now'

Chinese Planes Just Got Too Close For Comfort…

The U.S. Navy says Chinese military jets have been coming too close for comfort lately. And historically, that's a cause for concern.

Zealous prosecutor leading review of violent crime in cities

Unabashed drug warrior now turning his attention to fighting violent crime in cities

McConnell juggling diverse demands on Republican…

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has juggling act as he tries to write a Republican health care bill that can pass the Senate

Dems aim to grow Trump opposition with…

Democrats to launch movement as part of a '50-state solution' to regain power; reaction on 'Outnumbered'

The Latest: Republican says shooting threat was self-defense

A Republican Texas state lawmaker accused of threatening gun violence during an immigration protest on the House floor says his life was threatened, not the other way around

Trump's immigration views cast shadow on Virginia…

President Donald Trump's hardline position on immigration is casting a long shadow over Virginia's race for governor, with candidates in both parties adjusting their focus to more closely match or oppose the president

Trump: Fallen soldiers died in war so we can live…

The president delivers his Memorial Day remarks

A sampling of VA drug-theft prosecutions

A sampling of VA drug-theft prosecutions

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California House race is a test of Latino, Korean…

A June 6 special election for a U.S. House seat from Los Angeles could be a breakout moment for Korean-Americans

New battle looming over defense spending

Doug McKelway reports

Judges weigh law cutting governor's elections oversight role

Lawyers for North Carolina's new Democratic governor say a new law could increase confusion during future elections, leave unethical politicians unpunished and allow campaign finance tricks to continue unabated

Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel as a…

Homeland Security secretary defends an alleged effort by top White House adviser Jared Kushner to create back-channel communications

President Trump to mount aggressive defense…

Kristin Fisher reports

French leader Macron accuses 2 Russian media _ Russia Today and Sputnik _ of being "propaganda" outlets

French leader Macron accuses 2 Russian media _ Russia Today and Sputnik _ of being "propaganda" outlets

Travel ban to test Supreme Court view of…

The Supreme Court may soon decide how courts are supposed to view presidential power in the age of Donald Trump

President Trump issues Memorial Day proclamation

Griff Jenkins reports from Washington, D.C.

EU expands sanctions against Congo to 16 people

The European Union has extended sanctions over the deteriorating situation in Congo and imposed travel bans and asset freezes on nine more senior security officials

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Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff…

President Donald Trump lashed out at internal leaks and considers an overhaul of his White House staff

President Trump returns to DC facing political…

Politico senior investigative reporter Josh Meyer provides insight

Leaders of Spain, Portugal eye joint projects, EU's future

The leaders of Spain and Portugal are holding their annual two-day summit, with possible joint energy and infrastructure projects due to be discussed