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Trump, Roberts Verbally Spar Over Federal Judges

President Donald Trump entered an extraordinary row Wednesday with the chief justice of the Supreme Court, claiming "shocking" bias against his policies in parts of the judiciary.

Jury Delay Snarls El Chapo’s US Drug Trial

Juror complications on Tuesday delayed opening statements in the New York trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, one of the world's most notorious criminals accused of spending a quarter of a century smuggling cocaine into the United States.

L.A. Loses Out In Amazon HQ2 Sweepstakes

Amazon made it official Tuesday following several days of media speculation, with company officials announcing that they have chosen to build additional headquarters at two locations on the East Coast.

Jeff Sessions Resigns As Attorney General

Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned Wednesday after enduring more than a year of bitter criticism from the president over his decision to step aside from the Russia investigation that has dogged the White House.

Florida Man Arrested In Connection To Suspicious Packages Sent To Democrat Politicians

Investigators have arrested a suspect in Florida in connection with 12 suspicious packages and pipe bombs sent to critics of Donald Trump in a days-long spree that has inflamed the United States ahead of key midterm elections.

Trump Says Political Violence ‘Has No Place’ In U.S.

President Donald Trump called for unity Wednesday after suspected explosive devices were mailed to leading Democrats, including former president Barack Obama, saying acts of political violence have "no place" in the United States.

SoCal Plays Key Role As Voters Decide Races That Could Swing Power In Congress

In an election being widely played out as a referendum on President Donald Trump, Southern California will play a key role Tuesday in Democrats' efforts to win back a majority in Congress, with multiple local U.S. House seats considered to be up for grabs.

Midterm Elections Poised For Verdict On Trump’s America

Donald Trump's whirlwind campaign hits three states Monday in the final effort to stop Democrats from breaking his Republicans' stranglehold on Congress in midterms elections seen as a referendum on the most divisive US president in decades.

Trump Says He Plans To End Birthright Citizenship

President Donald Trump said he will scrap a constitutional guarantee to citizenship for anyone born on US soil in a headline-grabbing move bolstering his anti-immigration platform a week before midterm elections.

Florida Man Arrested In Connection To Suspicious Packages Sent To Democrat Politicians

Investigators have arrested a suspect in Florida in connection with 12 suspicious packages and pipe bombs sent to critics of Donald Trump in a days-long spree that has inflamed the United States ahead of key midterm elections.

Trump Says Political Violence ‘Has No Place’ In U.S.

President Donald Trump called for unity Wednesday after suspected explosive devices were mailed to leading Democrats, including former president Barack Obama, saying acts of political violence have "no place" in the United States.

First Female US Supreme Court Justice O’Connor Has Dementia

Retired US Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to serve on the high court, announced Tuesday that she is battling dementia -- and probably Alzheimer's disease.

Joe Biden Admits Age Would Be An Issue In Presidential Bid

Democratic former vice president Joe Biden has conceded that his advanced years would be an issue if he ran for president in 2020.

Trump Denies Covering For Saudis, Says Truth Out In Days

President Donald Trump on Wednesday denied covering up for ally Saudi Arabia in the suspected murder of a critical journalist, saying that he should know what happened to Jamal Khashoggi within days.

Trump Opponent Warren Reveals DNA Test In Challenge To President

Michael Bloomberg Says He’s Once Again A Registered Democrat

Billionaire businessman and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has not yet ruled out a presidential run in 2020, said Wednesday he has registered as a Democrat, switching camps again.
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