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Manafort talks with Senate panel about Russia meeting while another subpoenas him

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been at the center of inquiries into whether there was any coordination between Trump’s senior advisers and the Kremlin

Trump cranks up heat on Sessions, says "time will tell" fate

FILE - In this July 21, 2017 file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in Philadelphia.

President Donald Trump cranked up the heat Tuesday on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, scorning him as "very weak" and refusing to say whether he'll fire the nation's top law enforcement officer and his onetime political ally. It was an extraordinary public rebuke, and even fellow Republicans pushed back forcefully.

Court orders Uzbek terror suspect detained until trial

An appellate court has reversed a judge's decision to release a man detained for 5½ years for allegedly providing material support to an Uzbek terror organization.

U.S. House votes to roll back CFPB rule on mandatory arbitration

If repealed, consumers would lose a choice of options for certain financial grievances.

Ivanka Trump speaks at Pence fundraiser

Ivanka Trump has spoken at a fundraiser Tuesday night in Washington for Vice President Mike Pence's political committee.

Aide says congressman's opponent was paid to drop from race

A former aide to a political challenger of a powerful U.S. representative admitted that she helped funnel the congressman's cash to her former boss in exchange for his withdrawal from a 2012 election, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

Cuomo to meet with US transportation chief amid transit woes

New York's governor is headed to Washington to meet with U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao amid New York City's ongoing transit troubles.


Thousands of unexploded bombs are another "secret war" legacy
Secrecy Rules

The landscape of Laos was sown with cluster bombs that continue to maim and kill, more than 40 years later.

Paulsen raised $565K in second quarter
Hot Dish Politics

Paulsen's newly Democratic challenger raised nearly as much in half the time this spring.


Official: Driver in smuggling attempt part of larger group

Investigators believe a truck driver accused in the deaths of 10 people found inside a packed, sweltering tractor-trailer is just one member of a larger organization involved in human smuggling that they are looking to identify and dismantle, a U.S. immigration official said Tuesday.


The Latest: McCain calls on both parties to work together

The Latest on Arizona Sen. John McCain's return to Congress for the first time since being diagnosed with brain cancer (all times local):


The Latest: Senate blocks proposal to repeal 'Obamacare'

The Latest on the effort by congressional Republicans to pass a health care bill (all times local):


The Latest: Deported 19-year-old Guatemalan among the dead

The Latest on the deaths of 10 people whose bodies were found in a broiling tractor-trailer in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio (all times local):


Justice Dept. rules intensify crackdown on sanctuary cities

The Justice Department escalated its promised crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities Tuesday, saying it will no longer award coveted grant money to cities unless they give federal immigration authorities access to jails and provide advance notice when someone in the country illegally is about to be released.


Senate Republicans' effort to repeal ACA has only just begun

Conservative groups will be keeping close track as the Senate begins long process.


Trump taking victory lap in Ohio

Straight off a slim but symbolic health care win in Washington, President Donald Trump took a victory lap in Ohio Tuesday night with the voters who helped put him in office.


Diaz or Taddeo to replace legislator who resigned over slur

Republican Jose Felix Diaz and Democrat Annette Taddeo will meet in a special election to replace a Florida legislator who resigned after using a racial slur and vulgar language in a conversation with two African-American colleagues.


The Latest: Trump talks 'new immigration system' in Ohio

The Latest on President Donald Trump's victory lap in working-class Youngstown, Ohio (all times local):


California knocks Trump as it extends climate change effort

Gov. Jerry Brown and his predecessor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, stood side by side Tuesday to cheer the extension of one of the most ambitious programs in the U.S. to reduce fossil fuel pollution, while condemning President Donald Trump's failure to see climate change as a deadly threat.