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Trump says he answered Mueller questions 'very easily'

Jonathan Lemire and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 12:04am

President Donald Trump says he "very easily" answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller, though he speculated that the questions had been "tricked up" to try to catch him in a lie. He said he hadn't submitted his answers to investigators yet.

Political 'veteran' at age 36 eyed for Trump chief of staff

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 12:04am

Nick Ayers could almost be confused for a college fraternity brother as he flashes a broad grin in a selfie taken with Mike Pence just moments after the Indiana governor was named Donald Trump's running mate.

Pelosi claims she has votes, but race for speaker goes on

Lisa Mascaro and Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 11:59pm

Democrats won the majority. Now they just need a speaker of the House.

Lawyer for WikiLeaks' Assange says he would fight charges

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 11:48pm

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not willingly travel to the United States to face charges filed under seal against him, one of his lawyers said, foreshadowing a possible fight over extradition for a central figure in the U.S. special counsel's Russia-Trump investigation.

US official: US intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 11:34pm

U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a U.S. official said. The Saudi government has denied the claim.

Trump to visit California fire scene as death toll rises

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 11:08pm

President Donald Trump heads to Northern California on Saturday to see firsthand the grief and devastation from the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century, as confusion continued over how many people remain unaccounted for.

Melania Trump's Moment: first lady flexes muscles in big way

Darlene Superville and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 10:52pm

It turns out there is more than one Trump who can employ a few well-chosen words as a poison dart.

New Mexico woman sues hospital for resuscitating her

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 10:13pm

A New Mexico woman who was brought back to life is suing the hospital for violating her rights.

Senators draft resolution for Native American Heritage Month

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 10:07pm

A U.S. Senate resolution has been introduced to designate November as Native American Heritage month.

Services held for 2 victims of Southern California massacre

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 9:13pm

Memorial services have been held for two victims of the mass shooting at a Southern California country bar.

Leonid meteor shower peaks this weekend: How to watch

Ashley Strickland, CNN  |  Posted Nov 16th - 9:05pm

In the early morning hours of Saturday and Sunday, the Leonid meteor shower will send shooting stars across the sky. But Saturday, about 3 a.m. ET, will have less moonlight obstructing the view of the meteors in the United States.

Northern California sheriff says 8 more bodies found in wildfire wreckage, bringing death total to 71

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 7:25pm

Northern California sheriff says 8 more bodies found in wildfire wreckage, bringing death total to 71.

Northern California sheriff says more than 1,000 now unaccounted for after fire, list being constantly updated

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 7:21pm

Northern California sheriff says more than 1,000 now unaccounted for after fire, list being constantly updated.

Monopoly for Millennials is not about real estate because 'you can't afford it anyway,' Hasbro says

Christina Maxouris and Nadeem Muaddi, CNN  |  Posted Nov 16th - 6:30pm

"Adulting" is hard when you're a millennial. Monopoly knows.

Arms dealer convicted in LA of trying to buy, sell missiles

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 6:29pm

Authorities say a black-market arms dealer who tried to buy anti-aircraft missiles and sell them to clients in the Middle East has been convicted of conspiracy in Los Angeles.

Nuke dump managers: There was waste near ceiling collapse

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 5:59pm

Operations at the federal government's nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico resumed Friday as managers acknowledged there was radioactive waste in the area where a portion of the underground facility's ceiling collapsed earlier this week.

Jury: Man guilty in killing of abusive Missouri mother

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 5:44pm

A Wisconsin man was convicted Friday in the stabbing death of a Missouri woman who forced her daughter for years to pretend to be disabled as part of a fraud scheme.

The Latest: US intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 5:20pm

The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local):

Official says US intelligence has concluded Saudi crown prince ordered killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 5:18pm

Official says US intelligence has concluded Saudi crown prince ordered killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Groups protest plans for possible lease sale in Beaufort

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 5:11pm

Federal regulators are preparing an environmental review for a possible offshore lease sale in Alaska's Beaufort Sea and environmental groups are calling foul.