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Weinstein's bad money put to good use by Minn. charity

In this 2015 photo, a group of women held hands during a healing session at the Minnesota Indian Women's Center in Minneapolis.

When Franken campaign offered to regift Harvey Weinstein's old campaign donations, the Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center didn't hesitate.

Trump and McConnell are 'closer than ever before'

President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke collegially with reporters in the Rose Garden of the White House on Monday.

They're working together on tax reform, health care.

Supreme Court will hear Microsoft e-mail access fight

Data privacy case pits U.S. officials against tech sector.

FBI offers reward for attack on North Carolina GOP office

The FBI is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for arson and graffiti at a North Carolina Republican Party office last year.

The Latest: Court papers describe police mailbox conspiracy

The Latest on arrests of current and former Honolulu police officers (all times local):

Ryan says Senate biggest obstacle to passing tax cut

House Speaker Paul Ryan says the biggest obstacle to passing a Republican-authored federal tax overhaul plan is the GOP-controlled Senate because of its narrow majority.

Wisconsin governor tells NFL players to stop anthem protests

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he thinks NFL players should stop protesting during the national anthem and instead speak out against domestic violence.


Lawmaker dismayed at decision to shut down 35W this weekend
The Drive

Minnesota House Transportation Finance Chairman Paul Torkelson said he is disappointed the department is carrying on with the closure when as many as 200,000 people could be making their way into downtown Minneapolis.

Rep. Paulsen to friend, housemate Scalise: "Welcome back roomie"
Hot Dish Politics

U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen welcomes his friend and housemate back, three months after Rep. Steve Scalise was gunned down at a congressional baseball practice.


Authorities make final arrest in border agent's killing

The U.S. Attorney's Office says authorities in Mexico have arrested the final of several defendants accused in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose death exposed a bungled federal gun operation.


Governor blames media for immigration flap with sheriffs

Outspoken Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage says the media fanned the flames in a flap with sheriffs over his directive they should hold immigrants without warrants and is calling news organizations "the most horrible organizations on the earth."


Proposed New Mexico science standards omit global warming

A proposed overhaul of New Mexico's state science standards for public schools came under intense criticism Monday at a packed public hearing in the state capital for omitting or deleting references to global warming, evolution and the age of the Earth.


The Latest: White House condemns Somalia bombing

The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT):


Activist kicked off American flight charges discrimination

An activist who helped organize the Women's March on Washington has accused an American Airlines pilot of racial discrimination in kicking her off a flight.In…


Any questions? Trump wants to talk. Again.

Reporters were seated in the White House briefing room awaiting an appearance by press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday when a call went out over a loudspeaker to head to the Rose Garden. There was no time to lose: President Donald Trump wanted to talk. Again.


Florida candidate: Aliens took me aboard their ship at age 7

A Florida candidate for Congress said Monday she stands by her claims she was abducted to an alien spaceship at age 7 but that the incident shouldn't detract from what she's done here on Earth since then.


Trump returns favor by campaigning for an early supporter

President Donald Trump waded back into Southern politics on Monday with a campaign appearance on behalf of one of his earliest supporters, South Carolina Republican Gov. Henry McMaster.


Trump raises possibility of withdrawing drug czar nominee

President Donald Trump on Monday raised the possibility of withdrawing his nomination of Republican Rep. Tom Marino to be the nation's drug czar following reports that the lawmaker played a key role in passing a bill weakening federal authority to stop companies from distributing opioids.


Lawyers debate latest Trump travel ban before federal judge

A federal judge in Maryland heard arguments Monday for and against the most recent Trump administration travel restrictions, but didn't rule from the bench.