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 Trump Administration Denies Reaching Conclusion on Khashoggi

Trump Administration Denies Reaching Conclusion on Khashoggi

By Deb Riechmann | Nov 17
The Trump administration denied on Saturday that it had reached a final determination about Jamal Khashoggi, whose murder in the Saudi Consulate in Turkey was ordered by the kingdom's crown prince, according to a U.S. official has said.

Kemp Asks for Unity in Georgia as Abrams Promises Lawsuit

Kemp Asks for Unity in Georgia as Abrams Promises Lawsuit

By Bill Barrow and Russ Bynum | Nov 17
Republican Brian Kemp praised Democrat Stacey Abrams as a tough opponent and asked Georgia voters to unite behind him as the state's new governor Saturday, even as Abrams blamed Kemp for "gross mismanagement."

Trump Says Written Responses Go to Mueller Team Next Week

Trump Says Written Responses Go to Mueller Team Next Week

By Jonathan Lemire | Nov 17
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.

New Black Officers, Court Officials Rethinking U.S. Policing

New Black Officers, Court Officials Rethinking U.S. Policing

By Jay Reeves | Nov 17
In a state where conservative politicians typically preach about getting tough on crime, Jefferson County's new sheriff ran and won on an alternative message.

Supreme Court Challenge Filed to Whitaker Appointment

Supreme Court Challenge Filed to Whitaker Appointment

Nov 17
A prominent Washington lawyer is leading an effort to lure the Supreme Court into the dispute over the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as the new U.S. acting attorney general.

Dem Struggle over Pelosi Bid, with No End Game in Sight

Dem Struggle over Pelosi Bid, with No End Game in Sight

By Lisa Mascaro and Kevin Freking | Nov 17
The standoff over Nancy Pelosi's bid to regain the gavel intensified Friday as Democrats left Washington for the Thanksgiving holiday, an unsettling finish to an otherwise triumphant week.

Party Joke or Morality Tale? New Film Re-Examines Gary Hart

Party Joke or Morality Tale? New Film Re-Examines Gary Hart

By Jocelyn Noveck | Nov 16
Hey, remember Gary Hart?

After Midterms Success, Democrats Develop 2020 Strategies

After Midterms Success, Democrats Develop 2020 Strategies

By Juana Summers | Nov 16
Speaking before a gathering of black leaders on Capitol Hill this week, Sen. Kamala Harris offered guidance on when Democrats should fight President Donald Trump and Republicans.

Pelosi Sees Vocal Opposition to Her Return as House Speaker

Pelosi Sees Vocal Opposition to Her Return as House Speaker

By Lisa Mascaro and Matthew Daly | Nov 16
If it was up to most of the Democratic Party, Nancy Pelosi would be the obvious choice to become speaker of the House.

FDA to Crack Down on Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Vapes

FDA to Crack Down on Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Vapes

By Mike Stobbe | Nov 15
A top U.S. health official on Thursday pledged to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars, and tighten rules regarding the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes.

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