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Special counsel Robert Mueller speaks at the Department of Justice Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Washington, about the Russia investigation.
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May 29, 2019 - 5:56 pm
Robert Mueller spoke for only 10 minutes, and his statements yielded no new information on the Russia probe.
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May 29, 2019 - 12:02 pm
President Donald Trump is responding after Robert Mueller publicly addressed the Russia investigation for the first time Wednesday.
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Former FBI Director Robert Mueller, front, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, leaves the Capitol building after meeting with the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on June 21, 2017, in Washington, D.C.
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May 29, 2019 - 11:20 am
Special counsel Robert Mueller says charging a president with a crime was "not an option" his team could consider in the Russia investigation.
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May 29, 2019 - 11:15 am
Special counsel Robert Mueller, breaking a two-year silence on his investigation into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, announced his resignation from the Justice Department on Wednesday so that he can "return to public life."
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May 29, 2019 - 3:05 am
Democrats won't pick their nominee for another year, but President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are acting like the 2020 presidential contest is already a two-man race.
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington, at sunset. The Supreme Court is upholding an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to dispose of aborted fetuses in the same way as human remains. But the justices are staying out of the debate over a broader provision that would prevent a woman in Indiana from having an abortion based on gender, race or disability. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 28, 2019 - 10:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court signaled Tuesday it is more open to state restrictions on abortion, upholding an Indiana law supported by abortion opponents that regulates the disposal of fetal remains. At the same time, the justices declined to take on an issue closer to the core of abortion...
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May 28, 2019 - 12:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will not take up a challenge to a Pennsylvania school district's policy allowing transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their sexual identity. The justices on Tuesday rejected an appeal from students who argued that allowing...
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May 28, 2019 - 12:44 pm
Boastful on the occasion of Memorial Day, President Donald Trump and his Veterans Affairs secretary are claiming full credit for health care improvements that were underway before they took office.
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President Donald Trump arrives on stage to speak to troops at a Memorial Day event aboard the USS Wasp, Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in Yokosuka, Japan. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 27, 2019 - 11:01 pm
ABOARD THE USS WASP (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday addressed military personnel aboard the USS Wasp after a quick stop on a Japanese warship nearby. "Happy Memorial Day," he told more than 800 service members aboard the amphibious assault ship, calling them "daring and mighty warriors in...
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President Donald Trump talks with Japanese Emperor Naruhito during a State Banquet at the Imperial Palace, Monday, May 27, 2019, in Tokyo.
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May 27, 2019 - 2:02 pm
All the pomp and pageantry in the world couldn't paper over the tensions between President Donald Trump and Japan's Shinzo Abe on two of their most pressing issues: North Korea and trade.
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