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Ethics experts said the Justice Department needs to review possible conflicts involving special counsel Robert Mueller III because his former law firm represents people involved in the Russia probe.
May 19, 2017
With the sale Thursday night in New York City, the late Jean-Michel Basquiat's 1982 untitled painting is also said to be the sixth most-expensive work sold in world history.
May 19, 2017
Iran's reform-minded president, Hasan Rouhani, is up for re-election. Subtle changes in Iranian society are evident in the burgeoning tech sector. But conservatives say Rouhani has changed too much.
May 19, 2017
The Wikileaks founder has been living at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London since 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden. Prosecutors in the country announced the decision in a brief statement Friday.
May 19, 2017
Milwaukee's voucher program serves some 28,000 students. Most of them are African-American and come from low-income families.
May 19, 2017
President Trump leaves on Friday for the first foreign trip of his presidency amid several controversies. What's at stake for the president on this trip?
May 19, 2017
The avalanche of news since Donald Trump was inaugurated has overshadowed Republicans' domestic agenda, and now, the president embarks on his first overseas trip, with potentially big consequences.
May 19, 2017
The Environmental Protection Agency asked for public input on "job-killing regulations" and has now received more than 28,000 comments, many of which urge the agency not to roll back protections.
May 19, 2017
Has there ever been such a week?
May 19, 2017
The president also reiterated that he feels that the appointment of a special counsel to oversee the investigation into Russia and his campaign's possible ties is a "witch hunt."
May 18, 2017
By freezing the justices' assets, "the [U.S.] is supporting the Venezuelan people in their efforts to protect ... democratic governance in their country," said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
May 18, 2017
Ohio Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown wants Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to spell out all of the Trump family business ties. But so far, that list has not been provided. The two tangled over it.
May 18, 2017
The president said on Thursday the Affordable Care Act is "dead. It's gone." The Senate is considering repeal legislation passed by the House, but Obamacare isn't faring as badly as Trump suggests.
May 18, 2017
Shell CEO Ben van Beurden says he wants the U.S. to remain in the 2015 Paris climate accord. Energy companies like Exxon Mobil and BP have also urged President Trump to continue supporting the deal.
May 18, 2017
Ohio Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown wants Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to spell out all of the Trump family business ties. But so far, that list has not been provided. The two tangled over it.
May 18, 2017
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein wrote a memo critical of former FBI Director James Comey. Senators say Rosenstein told them today he knew beforehand that President Trump intended to fire Comey.
May 18, 2017
Oxfam calls the level of inequality in the country "obscene." The disparity is only growing, the charity says, in light of what it describes as the misallocation of the country's resources.
May 18, 2017
A newspaper in Brazil is reporting that President Michel Temer was caught on tape endorsing hush money payments, as part of a widespread political corruption scandal. Temer denies the allegation.
May 18, 2017
The ban is part of a series of measures related to integrating immigrants. The country's foreign minister has called the full-face veil a symbol of a "counter-society."
May 18, 2017
OB-GYNs and primary doctors disagree on whether women need a pelvic exam every year. When women were told a medical society recommended against it, they were much less likely to have the exam.
May 18, 2017

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