Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 10:41am
President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that he "won't be involved" in the special counsel investigation into Russian election meddling, even as he warned he could change his mind, blasted his own Justice Department and accused former FBI Director James Comey of lying about Trump's eyebrow-raising trip to Moscow in 2013.
A 118-year-old statue of the "Oh! Susanna" songwriter was removed from a Pittsburgh park Thursday after criticism that the work is demeaning because it includes a slave sitting at his feet, plucking a banjo.
A longtime Manhattan prosecutor who led the sex assault probe against former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Khan has now taken over the rape investigation of Harvey Weinstein, according to two people familiar with the case.
Robert Burns, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 10:23am
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Thursday emphasized the value of certain aspects of the Iran nuclear agreement, even as President Donald Trump considers pulling out of the 2015 deal, which he has attacked repeatedly and this week called "insane."
Hope Yen, Lisa Mascaro and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 26th - 10:15am
President Donald Trump's pick to lead Veterans Affairs, Ronny Jackson, withdrew Thursday in the wake of late-surfacing allegations about overprescribing drugs and poor leadership while serving as a top White House doctor, saying the "false allegations" against him have become a distraction.