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Trump Now Says He Has No Plans to Fire Rosenstein

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Monday he has no plans to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, delivering a reprieve for the Justice Department official whose future has been the source of intense speculation for two weeks. Trump told repor...

Top 10 Photos of the Week

Busboy Who Comforted Robert Kennedy After He Was Shot Dies FILE - In this June 5, 1968 file photo, Hotel busboy Juan Romero, right, comes to the aid of Senator Robert F. Kennedy, as he lies on the floor of th...
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Who Was Questioned by FBI in Kavanaugh Probe?

WASHINGTON — The FBI has wrapped up its background investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but much of what it did remains a mystery, including its decisions about whom to interview. Investig...
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Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh Clears Crucial Senate Hurdle

WASHINGTON — A deeply divided Senate pushed Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination past a key procedural hurdle Friday, setting up a likely final showdown this weekend in a battle that's seen claims of long-ago sexual assault by the nominee threaten Presid...
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UN Court Orders US to Lift Some Iran Sanctions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The United Nations' highest court on Wednesday ordered the United States to lift sanctions on Iran that affect imports of humanitarian goods and products and services linked to civil aviation safety. The ruling by the International ...

US Has the Power to End the War in Yemen

Blinded by its obsession with Iran, the Trump administration is perpetuating an unwinnable civil war in Yemen and undermining the likelihood of a political settlement, writes Mohammed Buzzi in The Atlantic. Mohammed is the former Middle East bureau chief fo...