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Republicans hit Trump for criticizing Justice Department

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump encountered bipartisan criticism on Tuesday for complaining that his own Justice Department's indictments against two Republican congressmen were endangering the GOP's midterm election prospects, with one Republican senator saying of Trump's attack, "We …

Donald Trump

Texas ex-officer is sentenced to 15 years for killing an unarmed teen

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Texas jury sentenced a former police officer to 15 years in prison Wednesday night for the shooting death of an unarmed African-American teen in a Dallas suburb.<p>The jury deliberated for 12 hours before deciding the fate of former Balch Springs officer Roy Oliver. In addition to the prison …

Alton Sterling

Trump and Sessions feud over the direction of the Justice Department

President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions engaged in a public war of words Thursday — more fallout over the Justice Department securing a guilty plea this week from Trump’s former lawyer and a guilty verdict against his former campaign chairman.<p>The spectacle of the chief executive feuding …

U.S. Department of Justice

Trump and Sessions spar as Trump rages

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions punched back hard at President Donald Trump's latest sneering criticism Thursday as their long-running rift exploded into a public smackdown. Trump, concerned by the legal downfall of two former advisers, accused Sessions of failing to take control …

Donald Trump

While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey

Magazine<p>Our floodlit society has made sleep deprivation a lifestyle. But we know more than ever about how we rest—and how it keeps us healthy.<p><b>Nearly every night</b> of our lives, we undergo a startling metamorphosis.<p>Our brain profoundly alters its behavior and purpose, dimming our consciousness. For a …

University of Cambridge

Trump revokes security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan — a leading critic of the president

By David Nakamura and<p>David Nakamura<p>Reporter covering the White House<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Felicia Sonmez<p>Felicia Sonmez<p>National reporter on The Washington Post's breaking political news team<p>Email Bio Follow<p>President Trump on Wednesday followed through on threats to strip the security clearance of former …

Security

Yaybahar: An Instrument with a Mesmerizing Sound

Yaybahar is not just an instrument. It literally is a 'huge' invention with its complex structure and mesmerizing sound.<p>The sound of Yaybahar is not …

Music Production

Banker: Chairman OK'd Manafort loans, eyed Trump cabinet job

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A New York bank executive testified Friday that Paul Manafort received more than $16 million in loans after the bank's chairman expressed interest in joining Donald Trump's cabinet if he won the 2016 presidential election.<p>The testimony in the former Trump campaign chairman's …

A wildfire in Ireland has uncovered a remarkable sight from World War II

A Second World War-era sign has been rediscovered after a gorse fire ravaged a hillside on the east coast of Ireland.<p>The Irish Air Corps and Garda …

Exclusive: CNN obtains secret Trump-Cohen tape

<b>(CNN) —</b> Presidential candidate Donald Trump is heard on tape discussing with his attorney Michael Cohen how they would buy the rights to a Playboy model's story about an alleged affair Trump had with her years earlier, according to the audio recording of the conversation aired exclusively on CNN's …

Donald Trump

Judge grants immunity for five witnesses in Manafort case; trial delayed until July 31

<b>Alexandria, Virginia (CNN) —</b> A federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia, granted the request Monday for five witnesses to testify with immunity in the criminal trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, the first trial in the Russia investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller.<p>US …

Russian History

Social Security and Medicare trustees confirm: GOP policies have hurt both programs

The publication of the annual trustees’ reports for Social Security and Medicare has become the occasion for some of the most consistently uninformed reporting on government programs of the year.<p>The release of both reports Tuesday was no exception. Within moments of their appearance, the Associated …

Mueller accuses Paul Manafort of witness tampering

By Spencer S. Hsu ,<p>Spencer S. Hsu<p>Investigative reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Rosalind S. Helderman ,<p>Rosalind S. Helderman<p>Reporter focusing on political enterprise stories and investigations<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Matt Zapotosky and<p>Matt Zapotosky<p>National security reporter covering the Justice Department<p>Email Bio …

Paul Manafort

Trump administration will brief Republicans and bipartisan group on FBI source in separate, back-to-back meetings

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Trump administration will now brief a bipartisan group of lawmakers in addition to two key House Republicans on a confidential intelligence source in the Russia investigation, after initially scheduling a briefing only for the pair of GOP congressmen.<p>The Justice Department announced …

Prognosis C4 injury

Hello all-<p>My boyfriend suffered a C4 fracture and spinal cord injury about a month ago. The C4 fracture required surgery to remove a bone fragment …

‘Bigger than Watergate’: Trump joins push by allies to expose role of an FBI source

By Philip Rucker ,<p>Philip Rucker<p>White House Bureau Chief<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Robert Costa ,<p>Robert Costa<p>National political reporter covering the White House, Congress and campaigns<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Carol D. Leonnig and<p>Carol D. Leonnig<p>National investigative reporter focused on the White House and government …

U.S. Department of Justice

Trump Promises Lower Drug Prices, but Drops Populist Solutions

WASHINGTON — President Trump vowed on Friday to “bring soaring drug prices back down to earth” by promoting competition among pharmaceutical companies, and he suggested that the government could require drugmakers to disclose prices in their ubiquitous television advertising.<p>But he dropped the …

Donald Trump

Giuliani Says Trump Repaid Cohen for Stormy Daniels Hush Money

WASHINGTON — President Trump reimbursed Michael D. Cohen, his longtime personal lawyer, for a $130,000 payment that Mr. Cohen has said he made to keep a pornographic film actress from going public before the 2016 election with her story about an affair with Mr. Trump, according to Rudolph W. …

U.S. Politics

Trump hires Giuliani, two other attorneys amid mounting legal turmoil over Russia

By Robert Costa ,<p>Robert Costa<p>National political reporter covering the White House, Congress and campaigns<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Josh Dawsey and<p>Josh Dawsey<p>Reporter covering the White House<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Rosalind S. Helderman<p>Rosalind S. Helderman<p>Reporter focusing on political enterprise stories and …

U.S. Department of Justice

'Morally unfit': The moments that mattered in James Comey's explosive interview

James Comey broke his silence about a wide range of topics relating to his interactions with Donald Trump before being unceremoniously fired last …

Trump’s allies worry that federal investigators may have seized recordings made by his attorney

By Ashley Parker ,<p>Ashley Parker<p>White House reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Carol D. Leonnig ,<p>Carol D. Leonnig<p>National investigative reporter focused on the White House and government accountability<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Josh Dawsey and<p>Josh Dawsey<p>Reporter covering the White House<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Tom Hamburger<p>Tom …

The White House

Trump raised 'golden showers thing' with Comey

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former FBI Director James Comey wrote in his book that President Donald Trump discussed looking into one of the most infamous allegations in a dossier of claims about Trump and Russia.<p>In the book, which CNN obtained Thursday, Comey wrote that Trump wanted him to prove the …

Donald Trump

James Comey’s memoir: Trump fixates on proving lewd dossier allegations false

By Philip Rucker<p>Philip Rucker<p>White House Bureau Chief<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The nation’s intelligence chiefs had just finished briefing Donald Trump on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election when FBI Director James B. Comey stayed behind to discuss some especially sensitive material: a “widely …

James Comey

Cloudflare's free DNS service speeds up web browsing and helps protect your privacy

It almost sounds like an April Fool's prank, but it’s not. Yesterday, on the day that many tech firms like to release joke announcements, Cloudflare …

Rick Gates Could Be More Dangerous Than Trump’s Allies Thought

New developments suggest Gates isn’t just testifying against Paul Manafort.<p>The indictment of <b>Paul Manafort</b> and <b>Rick Gates</b> last year was ultimately accepted, if not welcomed, by allies of <b>Donald Trump.</b> Yes, the former Trump campaign chairman and his deputy had been charged with a dozen counts, …

Trump ally detained, served with Mueller subpoena at Boston airport

Russia Investigation<p>A professor and author who once presented himself as a possible Trump administration ambassador to the European Union was detained and questioned by the FBI at Boston Logan airport and served a subpoena from Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is probing possible collusion …

Hundreds allege Donald Trump doesn’t pay his bills

During the Atlantic City casino boom in the 1980s, Philadelphia cabinet-builder Edward Friel Jr. landed a $400,000 contract to build the bases for slot machines, registration desks, bars and other cabinets at Harrah's at Trump Plaza.<p>The family cabinetry business, founded in the 1940s by Edward’s …

Donald Trump

Rally seeks justice for black man shot by police in backyard

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The family of Stephon Clark joined hundreds at a rally Saturday, urging California's capital city not to let his memory or calls for police reform fade nearly two weeks after the 22-year-old unarmed black man was killed by Sacramento officers.<p>Clark's fiancee, Salena Manni, …

Demonstration

Stormy Daniels says she was threatened to keep quiet about Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In her first extended television news interview since the news of her alleged 2006 affair with Donald Trump emerged, adult film actress Stormy Daniels declined to discuss whether she had evidence of the affair and said that she was threatened to stay silent about it.<p>Risking hefty …

U.S. Politics

Authorities recover new clues after another Austin blast

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Investigators pursuing a suspected serial bomber in the Texas capital faced new threats along with the promise of valuable new …