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In order to acquire the FISA warrant to surveil Carter Page, the FBI had to "show probable cause that he was effectively acting as an agent of Russia," says Washington Post reporter Adam Entous.
April 12, 2017
When he announced his vacation Tuesday, O'Reilly carefully noted it had been planned for a while. Still, the trip comes at a conspicuous time for O'Reilly, who is facing sexual harassment allegations.
April 12, 2017
An investigation into U.S.-launched airstrikes targeting ISIS and killing an estimated 150 civilians last month is underway. Survivors say families were forcibly packed into houses by ISIS fighters.
April 12, 2017
The president gave the clearest indication yet that his chief strategist could be on his way out, saying, "I like Steve, but you have to remember, he was not involved in my campaign until very late."
April 12, 2017
Nearly a century ago, Dearfield, Colo., was a thriving African-American farm community, admired by many of its white neighbors. There were even early signs of integration. Then came the Dust Bowl.
April 12, 2017
By challenging President Hassan Rouhani, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is also seen defying Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who had reportedly urged him not to run.
April 12, 2017
Social media took a lot of blame for intensifying polarization and partisan acrimony during the presidential campaign. Now some startups and researchers are trying to burst ideological filter bubbles.
April 12, 2017
There's a "certain possibility" that President Vladimir Putin will also meet with the diplomats, a Kremlin spokesman says. Putin says the U.S.-Russia relationship has worsened in recent months.
April 12, 2017
The rise of organic produce has sparked a new interest in using biopesticides like fungi to kill insects, instead of traditional synthetic ones. But they are still just a tiny segment of the market.
April 12, 2017
The use of corporal punishment is on the decline, but at one high school in N.C., the principal paddles his students himself.
April 12, 2017
President Trump, who has questioned the relevance of NATO and challenged allies to spend more on their own defense, meets Thursday with the head of the military alliance.
April 12, 2017
Under the Affordable Care Act, most members of Congress and staff who want to buy health insurance must buy it on the exchange. That requirement is not affected by bills aimed at replacing the ACA.
April 12, 2017
Lawyers for the magazine have reached a confidential settlement with Nicole Eramo over a story about an alleged gang rape on the campus of the University of Virginia, according to The Washington Post.
April 12, 2017
An investigation into U.S.-launched air strikes targeting ISIS and killing an estimated 150 civilians last month is underway. Survivors say families were forcibly packed into houses by ISIS fighters.
April 12, 2017
Dorothy Mengering became a hit with viewers when her son put her on his Late Show on CBS. She baked and appeared via satellite in her Indiana kitchen for a segment called "Guess Mom's Pies."
April 12, 2017
The White House Office of Management and Budget also calls on federal agencies and the public to come up with ideas to overhaul government services.
April 11, 2017
It was the first race for a congressional seat since President Trump took office, and in the closing days, Republicans feared Democrat Jason Thompson might surge ahead in the conservative district.
April 11, 2017
The blues-rock guitarist was found dead in his Massachusetts home. Police said he died of natural causes.
April 11, 2017
Bears have a taste for honey but are really after the bee "brood": eggs, larvae, and pupae — a source of protein and fat. Bee experts note that after a bear attack, a colony is unlikely to survive.
April 11, 2017
After a man was dragged down the aisle of a United Express flight, the airline initially blamed the man for refusing to leave the flight. Now the CEO has issued a fuller apology for the incident.
April 11, 2017

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