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A Guide to Colorado’s Spectacular Wildflower Season

Colorado’s landscape bursts into a kaleidoscope of color every summer, when more than 3,200 species of wildflowers spring up all over the state. The …

Hiking

Trump-appointed judge upholds Mueller's legitimacy

A federal judge appointed by President Donald Trump ruled Monday that special counsel Robert Mueller's probe is constitutional and legitimate, rejecting an effort by a Russian company -- accused of financing a massive political influence operation in the United States -- to stamp out the ongoing …

Donald Trump

FBI fires Peter Strzok, agent who sent anti-Trump texts

Peter Strzok, the FBI counterintelligence agent who came under withering criticism from Republicans for a series of anti-Trump text messages he sent during the 2016 campaign, was fired on Friday, his attorney said.<p>According to Strzok's lawyer, Aitan Goelman, an internal disciplinary review had …

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Melania Trump's Parents Likely Became U.S. Citizens Through 'Chain Migration' Donald Trump Blasts

President Donald Trump has personally benefited from the family-based immigration he rails against.<p>President Donald Trump should have been moved this week when our nation of immigrants accepted two new Americans: first lady Melania Trump’s parents, Amalia and Viktor Knavs. But their path to …

Donald Trump

Russia slams "unacceptable" U.S. sanctions, warns of retaliation

<b>MOSCOW</b> -- Russia's government slammed as "unacceptable" on Thursday new U.S. sanctions against Moscow. The U.S. State Department announced the new …

Russia

Trump's lawyers respond to Mueller's proposal for interview

President Donald Trump's lawyers said Wednesday they sent a formal response to Robert Mueller's proposal for terms of a possible presidential interview, extending the months-long drama over whether the president will meet with the special counsel's investigators.<p>Trump's lawyers Jay Sekulow and Rudy …

Donald Trump

Cranky judge, flawed witness threaten Mueller’s Manafort case

A seeming slam-dunk case runs up against 'improper statements' and other obstacles as the prosecution prepares to wrap up.<p>Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team of prosecutors have spent several days building what many legal experts consider a slam-dunk case against President Donald Trump’s former …

Donald Trump

White House says Rand Paul asked Trump for letter to introduce him to Putin

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The White House said Tuesday that a letter from President Donald Trump to Russian President Vladimir Putin was meant to introduce Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul to the Russian leader.<p>"At Senator Paul's request, President Trump provided a letter of introduction. In the letter, …

Rand Paul

Donald Trump is twisting himself in knots trying to explain the Trump Tower meeting

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Sunday morning, amid his latest tweetstorm about the ongoing special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, President Donald Trump turned his focus to the now-infamous June 2016 meeting between his top advisers and several Russians.<p>Here's what he said:<p><i>"Fake</i> …

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Court strikes down Trump push to cut 'sanctuary city' funds

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A divided U.S. appeals court on Wednesday struck down a key part of President Donald Trump's contentious effort to crack down on cities and states that limit cooperation with immigration officials, saying an executive order threatening to cut funding for "sanctuary cities" was …

Immigration

Trump Tells Sessions to ‘Stop This Rigged Witch Hunt Right Now’

WASHINGTON — President Trump called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday to end the special counsel’s inquiry into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, issuing an unambiguous directive on Twitter to shut down an investigation that even now is scrutinizing his tweets for evidence of …

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Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort starts his trial Tuesday. Here's what you need to know

President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is set to become the first person to stand trial on charges brought through special …

Donald Trump

Trump opens window into his rage with Mueller attack

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump is giving Americans a glimpse of the fury raging inside him as a pivotal moment nears for special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, and different strands of political and legal vulnerability swirling around the President become ever more threatening.<p>Trump launched …

Donald Trump

President Trump Has Long Been Obsessed With Secret Tapes

For President Donald Trump, the fact that his former attorney secretly recorded him may have been more troubling than the fact that the conversation …

Donald Trump

How John Kelly became ‘chief in name only’

The retired Marine general was brought in to tame the president, but in the end Trump boxed him in.<p>John Kelly got the official news of his promotion a year ago the same way a select few in the Trump administration have — by presidential tweet.<p>Kelly, then the secretary of homeland security, had …

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Trump 'Looking Into' Revoking Security Clearances Of Former Officials Critical Of Him

The president is considering changes that would affect former CIA Director John Brennan and former FBI Director James Comey, among others.<p>President Donald Trump is considering revoking the security clearances of former intelligence officials who have criticized him and have been the targets of some …

Donald Trump

Denver Art Museum will be only U.S. stop for biggest Monet exhibit in decades

The exhibit will display more than 100 paintings spanning the legendary French Impressionist's career.

Art

Centrists have lost the debate over which ideas should animate the Democratic Party:

There is no third way.

Middle-class

Inside the Cross-Country Journey to Reunite an Undocumented Mother with Her Three Children

Yeni González is one of the mothers who suddenly found herself thousands of miles away from her children this spring, after President Donald Trump’s …

Immigration

It’s a Mistake to Assume Trump Doesn’t Have a Foreign Policy Strategy

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest …

Geopolitics

QU Poll Release Detail

Half Of U.S. Voters Say Russians Have Something On Trump, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; But Voters Say Both Sides At Fault For Bad …

Voting

President Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star was smashed to pieces

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was destroyed by a man with a pickax early Wednesday, according to Los Angeles police Officer Ray Brown.<p>Hollywood division officers responded to a call at 3:33 a.m. (6:33 a.m. ET) to the tourist area.<p>Patricia Cox, a …

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Donald Trump’s Flight 93 Doctrine

John FefferThis might be the most self-defeating approach ever adopted by a modern American president.The post Donald Trump’s Flight 93 Doctrine …

Political Science

Trump stokes Iran tensions with threats of dire consequences for Tehran

Tension between the United States and Iran escalated Monday after President Trump appeared to threaten military action in a bellicose tweet and Iranian officials vowed to resist any attempt to destabilize their country.<p>The president issued his warning in an all-caps, late-night tweet to Iranian …

Middle East

Rising costs drew these workers to Denver construction sites, but many still can't afford the city

Lunchtime for Daniel Quinlaven comes with a heck of a view. From the tenth floor of the construction site at 10th Avenue and Bannock street, where he …

Housing

Billionaire Clinton supporter: If Democrats take over Congress, the stock market could see more chaos

Marc Lasry, a billionaire investor and longtime supporter of Hillary Clinton, told CNBC on Wednesday a Democratic takeover on Capitol Hill in the …

Judge grants five witnesses immunity in Paul Manafort case for trial testimony against ex-Trump campaign chief

A federal judge has granted immunity to five potential witnesses for their testimony at the upcoming trial of President Donald Trump's former …

Paul Manafort

Democrats Should Ignore Mitch McConnell’s Ultimatum on Kavanaugh

Senate Democrats are in the midst of negotiating with Republicans over the amount of paper records that should be made available ahead of Supreme …

Mitch McConnell

Trump Shows That if You Challenge the Truth Long Enough, Reality Will Conform to Your Delusion

The New York Times’ Wednesday story revealing Donald Trump was fully and meticulously briefed before his inauguration about direct Russian …

Donald Trump

DNI Dan Coats Has 3 Words After Learning Trump Invited Vladimir Putin To White House

The director of national intelligence learned the president invited Putin to the White House during a Q&A discussion at the Aspen Security Forum.<p>Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats seemed stunned to learn during a live Q&A that President Donald Trump invited Russian leader Vladimir Putin to …

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