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Schumer urges FAA to require data recorders in helicopters

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate's top Democrat called on the Federal Aviation Administration Sunday to heed warnings from federal safety investigators and require all helicopters be equipped with flight data recorders, commonly known as a "black box."


Family of slain ex-Arkansas lawmaker 'sickened' by arrest

The family of a former Arkansas state senator who was found dead outside of her home says they are "sickened and upset" by the thought that one of her friends could have been involved in her killing.


Legacy of teacher walkouts could be more political activism

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Betty Collins was born and raised in Tulsa, but the eighth grade history teacher hadn't been to the state Capitol in Oklahoma City until last spring, when she educators throughout the state walked off the job to protest for better wages and public school funding.


Dems accelerate election security push after Trump comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alarmed by President Donald Trump's willingness to accept foreign dirt on a political opponent, House Democrats are accelerating their efforts to strengthen election security ahead of the 2020 campaign.


Klobuchar supports Trump impeachment process 'beginning now'

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar says she would support impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump "beginning now."


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Congress takes on 'deepfake' videos

The House Intelligence Committee took a deep dive into "deepfake" video technology Thursday.


Pelosi: No debt increase until spending limits are raised

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that the Democratic-controlled House won't pass must-do legislation to increase the government's borrowing cap until the Trump administration agrees to boost spending limits on domestic programs.


The Latest: GOP House leaders avoid comment on Trump remark

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and investigations into Russia election meddling (all times local):


House committee subpoenas Flynn, Gates in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates as part of its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.


Danny Glover to testify at House slavery reparations hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify before a House panel.


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Gov. Evers re-forms Wisconsin pardons board Walker dropped

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers re-created Wisconsin's pardons board on Thursday, fulfilling a campaign promise to again consider granting pardons after his Republican predecessor, Scott Walker, halted the process eight years ago.


Former Trump aide Hope Hicks agrees to Judiciary interview

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House communications director Hope Hicks has agreed to a closed-door interview with the House Judiciary Committee, the panel announced Wednesday, a breakthrough for Democrats who have been frustrated by President Donald Trump's broad stonewalling of their investigations.


The Latest: Judiciary panel to interview ex-Trump aide Hicks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional investigations and special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report (all times local):


The Latest: ACLU seeks delay in decision on census question

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census (all times local):


Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats rebuffed attempts by Republicans Wednesday to authorize funding for so-called low-yield nuclear weapons that the Trump administration says are key to deterring Russia.


Neighbor convicted of assaulting Rand Paul sells his home

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — The neighbor convicted of attacking U.S. Sen. Rand Paul has sold his home next door to the senator.


House oversight panel backs contempt vote in census dispute

A House committee voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to a decision adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census...


Lawmakers challenge Trump official over Saudi arms sale

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers on Wednesday grilled a State Department official over President Donald Trump's decision to sell arms to Saudi Arabia without congressional review, with the top Democrat on the House panel describing the move as a "slap in the face" and Republicans also voicing objections.


Senators question FBI on Russian hack of voting firm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. senators asked the FBI on Wednesday to explain what it has done to investigate the suspected hack by Russian intelligence of a Florida-based voting software company before the 2016 election.


Rep. Omar filed joint tax returns before she married husband

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota campaign finance officials said last week that Democratic U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar misused campaign funds in violation of state rules. They also revealed that she had filed joint tax returns with her husband years before they were legally married and at a time when she was married to another man.


Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

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4 years in, Trump fondly recalls Trump Tower campaign launch

4 years in, Trump fondly recalls Trump Tower campaign launch

Trump's 'border czar' says he hasn't accepted post
Ivanka Trump, Kushner took in as much as $135M last year

Ivanka Trump, Kushner took in as much as $135M last year

Unwanted kiss lawsuit against Trump dismissed in Florida

Unwanted kiss lawsuit against Trump dismissed in Florida

Trump aims to slash number of federal advisory committees

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Assemblyman Gantt pleads guilty to running a stop sign

Assemblyman Gantt pleads guilty to running a stop sign

Survey: New Yorkers back legal pot, not immigrant licenses

Survey: New Yorkers back legal pot, not immigrant licenses

Cuomo says legal marijuana not likely this year

Cuomo says legal marijuana not likely this year

Cuomo launches 'Women's Justice Agenda: The Time Is Now' campaign

Cuomo launches 'Women's Justice Agenda: The Time Is Now' campaign

Cuomo: 'I plan to run for a fourth term'

Cuomo: 'I plan to run for a fourth term'

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