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President Donald Trump

By Ashley Thomas, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday that he didn't fire FBI Director James Comey over the Russia investigation, despite previously citing that as the reason. His lawyer, meanwhile, blasted federal investigators as...Read more

Conservative scholar and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he will pardon conservative commentator Dinesh D'Souza, who pleaded guilty to campaign finance fraud.

As he left Washington for a trip to Texas, Trump tweeted: "Will be giving a Full Pardon to Dinesh D'Souza today....Read more

Bill Cosby accuser Andrea Constand

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The woman whose claims that Bill Cosby drugged and molested her led to the comedian's conviction on sexual assault charges is speaking out in public for the first time since the trial.

NBC's "Today" show on Thursday aired a brief, taped segment of an interview...Read more

President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One

By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump planned to meet Thursday with families of the victims of the Texas school shooting that left 10 people dead.

The White House says Trump will hold the meetings after he arrives in Houston...Read more

Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

By Eric Talmadge and Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un complained of "U.S. hegemonism" to Russia's visiting foreign minister on Thursday, a comment likely to complicate ties with the United States as plans proceed for Kim's...Read more

Roseanne Barr participates in the "Roseanne" panel during the Disney/ABC Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in January.

NEW YORK (AP) — An old picture of Roseanne Barr dressed as Adolf Hitler, wearing a swastika and pulling burnt cookies from an oven, splashed on the front of the New York Daily News Wednesday like a neon sign asking ABC executives: What were you thinking?

Given Barr's past...Read more

Michael Avenatti, attorney for Stormy Daniels, arrives to court in New York.

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, failed to win more time Wednesday to analyze millions of files seized by the FBI, but they did get one thing they wanted: Their TV tormentor, Stormy Daniels' attorney, withdrew a request to get a...Read more

Weinstein won't testify before the New York grand jury that's weighing whether to indict him on rape and other sex charges.

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was indicted Wednesday on rape and criminal sex act charges, furthering the first criminal case to arise from a slate of sexual misconduct allegations against the former movie mogul.

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. said the...Read more

Nikolas Cruz, the suspect in February's shooting at a Florida high school, announces his intention to become the next school shooter, aiming to kill at least 20 people.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — In chilling cellphone videos released Wednesday, the suspect in a February massacre at a Florida high school announced his intention to become the next school shooter, aiming to kill at least 20 people and saying "you're all going to die."

The three...Read more

President Donald Trump hugs Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy patient Jordan McLinn after signing the "Right to Try" act in the South Court Auditorium on the White House campus.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed legislation Wednesday aimed at helping people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments, calling it a "fundamental freedom" that will offer hope and save lives.

Joined by families dealing with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,...Read more