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House GOP leaders move to strip congressman of committee assignments

House GOP leaders move to strip congressman of committee assignments

Republicans voted unanimously to keep veteran lawmaker off of House committees, after he questioned whether the term "white supremacist" was offensive.

  • by Mike DeBonis

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'Knew she was the girl he was going to take': Suspect targeted girl after seeing her board school bus
Crime

'Knew she was the girl he was going to take': Suspect targeted girl after seeing her board school bus

A US man accused of abducting Jayme Closs, killing her parents and holding her captive for months allegedly made up his mind to take her when he spotted her at a bus stop.

Trump declares there is 'no substitute' for a wall, shutdown drags on
Trump's White House

Trump declares there is 'no substitute' for a wall, shutdown drags on

A raft of new polls show most Americans oppose a border wall and blame Trump and his Republican colleagues, rather than Democrats, for the government shutdown.

  • by Matthew Knott
Robots appear in US grocery chain
Robots

Robots appear in US grocery chain

McKinsey Global Institute report estimates that as many as 800 million people may lose their jobs to robots by 2030.

  • by Peter Holley
Actor Rose McGowan avoids jail after drug charge
USA

Actor Rose McGowan avoids jail after drug charge

Actor and #MeToo activist Rose McGowan avoids jail after pleading no contest to a drug charge.

'I've never been so insulted': Trump dodges question about Russia ties
Russia probe

'I've never been so insulted': Trump dodges question about Russia ties

Donald Trump's relationship with Russia has been questioned with new claims about his closeness to Vladimir Putin.

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The big freeze: deadly snow storms hit US, Europe
USA

The big freeze: deadly snow storms hit US, Europe

At least 14 people have died on both sides of the Atlantic as wild winter weather creates havoc.

What if Mueller proves Trump collusion and no one cares?
Opinion
Russia probe

What if Mueller proves Trump collusion and no one cares?

This past week, we saw the first concrete evidence that Donald Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia - and it seemed as if no one cared.

  • by Noah Feldman
Man accused in death of girl, 4, who spilled juice on Xbox
Crime

Man accused in death of girl, 4, who spilled juice on Xbox

Prosecutors will seek a life sentence for a suburban Chicago man accused of beating a 4-year-old girl to death after she spilled juice on an Xbox video console.

On schools, roads and airports, Barack Obama's name keeps popping up
USA

On schools, roads and airports, Barack Obama's name keeps popping up

Barack Obama hasn't been the US president for nearly two years, but his name is as visible as it has ever been

What can the FBI do if the security threat is the President himself?
Opinion
Trump's White House

What can the FBI do if the security threat is the President himself?

The more important question is not how or why the case was opened, but whether it was ever closed, writes one former FBI agent.

  • by Asha Rangappa