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'Even Nixon wasn’t like him': Trump's bid to upend Russia inquiry unprecedented, experts say – The Guardian

'Even Nixon wasn’t like him': Trump's bid to upend Russia inquiry unprecedented, experts say – The Guardian

It was yet another bombshell report for a president already ensnared in multiple investigations against his campaign, administration and family members. This time it had to do with hush money paid to women to silence them from speaking about alleged affairs they had with Donald Trump. According to a New York Times report published this […]

Family Reunites With Dog That Disappeared During The Deadly Camp Fire – NPR

Family Reunites With Dog That Disappeared During The Deadly Camp Fire – NPR

Maleah Ballejos reunited with her dog, Kingston, who was missing for 101 days in the aftermath of the Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif. Ben Lepe/AP hide caption toggle caption Ben Lepe/AP Maleah Ballejos reunited with her dog, Kingston, who was missing for 101 days in the aftermath of the Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif. Ben […]

Georgia woman, 79, reportedly shoots at suspected home intruder: 'I got something for you' – Fox News

Georgia woman, 79, reportedly shoots at suspected home intruder: 'I got something for you' – Fox News

A 79-year-old homeowner in Georgia reportedly fired off two shots during an attempted home invasion earlier this month. At one point during the incident, “the homeowner heard glass break in the upstairs part of the residence,” authorities said. (iStock) A 79-year-old homeowner in Georgia reportedly fired off two shots during an attempted home invasion earlier this month. The actions […]

Is Montana Worth Selling to Canada for $1 Trillion? Thousands of People Think So – Newsweek

Is Montana Worth Selling to Canada for $1 Trillion? Thousands of People Think So – Newsweek

The United States passed the $22 trillion mark in national debt last week, and one person thinks they have a clever idea to shave a sliver of that debt. The concept is simple — sell the state of Montana to the nation of Canada for a cool trillion dollars. Sales from snow in the Rocky […]

Crowley and Shuster head to K Street – POLITICO

Crowley and Shuster head to K Street – POLITICO

“We were honored to hear from many of the great firms in town since leaving Congress, and chose what we think is the very best place to continue our careers,” Rep. Joe Crowley said in a statement. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Former Reps. Joe Crowley and Bill Shuster are heading to K Street, making them […]

Smaller tax refunds put GOP on defensive | TheHill – The Hill

Smaller tax refunds put GOP on defensive | TheHill – The Hill

The Trump administration and key GOP lawmakers are playing defense after early data showed Americans are getting smaller tax refunds in the first filing season under the GOP tax law.  The average refund size through Feb. 8 was 8.7 percent smaller than the same period last year, according to IRS figures. Democrats have seized on […]

Suspect in killing of 4 hostages in Mississippi has died – CBS News

Suspect in killing of 4 hostages in Mississippi has died – CBS News

Suspect in deadly hostage incident has died Clinton, Miss. — A man who killed four people during a hostage situation inside a Mississippi home has died at a hospital, authorities said Sunday. Mississippi Public Safety Department spokesman Capt. John Poulos said the suspect was shot during the 12-hour standoff at a home in Clinton. The […]

LDS parents rejoice. Their missionary kids now can call home weekly. But some worry new policy is too lax. – Salt Lake Tribune

LDS parents rejoice. Their missionary kids now can call home weekly. But some worry new policy is too lax. – Salt Lake Tribune

Whether Latter-day Saints are doing a happy dance or expressing reservations about Friday’s announcement that the faith’s missionaries can now call home weekly may depend on their generation. Families of recent or currently serving full-time missionaries mostly expressed delight at the possibility that they might hear their kids’ voices on the phone — as well […]

Why Trump wants you to be afraid of high speed trains – CNN

Why Trump wants you to be afraid of high speed trains – CNN

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Whitaker to stay at Justice Department following stint as acting AG – Politico

Whitaker to stay at Justice Department following stint as acting AG – Politico

Matthew Whitaker is now a senior counselor in the associate attorney general’s office. Former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will remain at the Justice Department despite William Barr having been sworn in to lead the department. Whitaker, who served as chief of staff to then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions until President Donald Trump tapped him for […]

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