Feed Posts

Democrats demand Barr publicly release full Mueller report

Democrats demand Barr publicly release full Mueller report

House Democrats are demanding that Attorney General William Barr release special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to the public, a potential preview of the looming battle over Mueller’s confidential report. Six Democratic committee chairs, led by Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, sent a letter to Barr on Friday arguing that the public should be given a chance…MORE

Justice Dept. official: Mueller report not expected next week

Justice Dept. official: Mueller report not expected next week

Special counsel Robert Mueller is not expected to deliver his report on the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election next week, a Justice Department official briefed on the plans told CNN. The official declined to comment on why the report may not be ready next week, saying the timing has always been…MORE

Trump administration inches closer to defunding Planned Parenthood

Trump administration inches closer to defunding Planned Parenthood

The US Department of Health and Human Services issued its draft final rule to revise the Title X family planning program Friday, jeopardizing a decades-old program that serves millions of low-income people, critics say. Title X, established in 1970, provides more than $250 million in funding for birth control and other reproductive health care services…MORE

Colorado police to search landfill in Kelsey Berreth investigation, source says

Colorado police to search landfill in Kelsey Berreth investigation, source says

Police will search the Midway Landfill in Fountain, Colorado, on Tuesday morning for evidence in the disappearance of Kelsey Berreth, a mother who went missing last Thanksgiving, according to a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation. A section of the landfill about a quarter-acre in size has been cordoned off by law enforcement.…MORE

Trump admin weighs softening demands ahead of second North Korea summit

Trump admin weighs softening demands ahead of second North Korea summit

As President Donald Trump prepares to meet face-to-face with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un for a second time, his administration is weighing backing off an earlier demand that North Korea agree during the upcoming summit to make a full accounting of its nuclear and missile programs as a prerequisite for US concessions, multiple administration…MORE

‘Finally’: R. Kelly indictment has been a long time coming for many

‘Finally’: R. Kelly indictment has been a long time coming for many

After more than two decades and dozens of allegations of abuse against young women by singer R. Kelly, reaction to his indictment on Friday was summarized by many with one word: finally. Feminist writer Mikki Kendall, who appeared in the docuseries “Surviving R. Kelly,” expressed hope that Kelly would be brought to justice. “I just…MORE

Trump agrees to keep about 400 US troops in Syria, official says

Trump agrees to keep about 400 US troops in Syria, official says

President Donald Trump has agreed to keep about 400 US troops in Syria after the withdrawal of most US forces there this spring, a senior administration official said Friday. Trump agreed on Thursday to keep about 200 US troops as part of planned multinational force that would maintain a safe zone in Northeastern Syria, the…MORE

Turpin parents plead guilty to multiple charges, including torture

Turpin parents plead guilty to multiple charges, including torture

The parents who held their 13 children captive inside their California home pleaded guilty to multiple charges, including torture, on Friday, prosecutors said. David and Louise Turpin each pleaded guilty to 14 charges of torture, adult abuse, child endangerment, false imprisonment and more. They face 25 years to life in prison, the Riverside County District…MORE

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft accused of soliciting sex, police say

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft accused of soliciting sex, police say

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is being charged with two counts of soliciting someone to commit prostitution, stemming from a raid in a day spa in Florida, police said Friday. Kraft, 77, was linked to a sting that has been going on for months, and his charges relate specifically to “two different visits” to…MORE

Playlist