Susan Schlesinger

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Webpages Linked To Pizzeria Shooting Go Dark Even As Prosecution Moves Forward

On Dec. 4, a man named Edgar Welch walked into a Washington, D.C., pizzeria with two loaded guns and demanded to search the premises before firing one of the weapons and, eventually, being arrested.<p>A criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court this week lays out the FBI's evidence that Welch …

Former Republican presidential candidate says Russia hacked his accounts, calls for 'crippling sanctions' against Putin

Graham, a former Republican presidential candidate, said the vendor that administered his campaign's accounts was hacked in June.<p>Graham, who sits on the Armed Services Committee, floated the possibility of "crippling sanctions" to help rein in Russia.<p>"This is not a Republican/Democratic issue. I …

Trump lawyer cites 1876 crisis to rebuke Electoral College suit

Donald Trump's attorney is pointing to a near-insurrection after the 1876 presidential election to argue against a lawsuit filed by a member of the Electoral College aimed at disrupting Trump's path to the presidency.<p>In a filing with a federal court in California, Trump attorneys Brian Selden and …

White House spokesman suggests Trump knew of alleged Russian hacking before the election

Earnest made the comments while addressing journalists on Wednesday, The Hill reported, pointing to Trump's own statements on the campaign trail.<p>During a press conference in July, Trump commented on the private email server Hillary Clinton used during her time as secretary of state. That server and …

Donald Trump

The Latest: Senate to hold hearing on election meddling

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):<p>11:25 p.m.<p>The Senate Foreign Relations Committee plans to hold an open …

Donald Trump

REPORT: Intelligence officials believe Putin was directly involved in the Democratic Party hacks

Two of the unnamed intelligence officials cited by NBC News pointed to new evidence they say shows Putin directed the distribution of hacked emails and information from the Democratic Party and Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.<p>WikiLeaks regularly published leaked documents in the weeks …

Russia

Obama says Hanukkah a reminder of the blessing of freedom

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says Hanukkah is a reminder that freedom is the most meaningful of all the blessings enjoyed in the …

Israel

Hawaii's Electors Join Effort to Get Intelligence Report on Russian Involvement

Politics News<p>Hawaii's four presidential electors have joined others in asking for more information about alleged Russian hacking of U.S. political institutions to sway the election before casting their ballots next week.<p>In a statement late Tuesday, the four Democratic electors asked President …

Washington State

Trump team disavows survey seeking names of climate workers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team on Wednesday disavowed a survey sent to the U.S. Department of Energy that requested the names of people working on climate change in the agency.<p>U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks at the USA Thank You Tour event at the …

A woman was angry her houseguests wouldn’t leave — so she started shooting at them, police say

By Amy B Wang<p>, Reporter<p>A Florida woman who grew increasingly frustrated because her houseguests wouldn’t leave is under arrest after she shot one of them, the Bay County Sheriff’s Office said.<p>Alana Annette Savell, 32, was charged with aggravated battery with a firearm early Monday after she shot at …

Black U.K. beauty magazine accidentally put a white model on its cover. Apologies followed.

By Travis M. Andrews<p>, Staff writer<p>Emily Bador is a white woman. She is not, therefore, a black woman. Normally, that wouldn’t be news worth reporting, mostly because it isn’t news.<p>But her race came into play recently because of the new cover of Blackhair magazine, a British glossy that bills itself …

Feminism

Popular aloe vera gels may lack a key ingredient: Aloe vera

By Derek Hawkins<p>, Reporter<p>Aloe vera — the spiky green succulent found in warm climates around the world — has long been touted as a remedy for a range of ailments. Almost none have been verified, but that hasn’t stopped companies from bottling the plant’s juices and selling them as commercial …

A Muslim girl wasn’t allowed to box in a hijab, so her opponent shared victory with her

By Cindy Boren<p>, Reporter<p>Sixteen-year-old Amaiya Zafar was about to put on her gloves Sunday at the Sugar Bert Boxing National Championships in Kissimmee, Fla., when officials called off the impending fight.<p>Zafar, a devout Muslim from Oakdale, Minn., wears a hijab under her headgear as well as a …

Obama awards Medal of Freedom to a star-studded list of 21 recipients

President Obama awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor to groundbreaking actors, musicians, athletes and innovators, including Tom Hanks, Diana Ross, Michael Jordan, Ellen DeGeneres and Vin Scully.<p>President Obama awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor to groundbreaking actors, musicians, …

Trump Just Threatened The Media "Off The Record," But They Leaked Everything

President-elect Donald Trump has waited longer than any general election winner in 24 years to hold his first press conference. In unusual fashion, …