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Probe cleared Haspel in destruction of waterboarding tapes

A former top US intelligence official says President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next CIA director was cleared of wrongdoing years ago in the destruction of videotapes showing terror suspects being waterboarded

MAGIC WALL: Midterm money

As the 2018 midterms heat up, Democrats continue to outraise their GOP counterparts in key races. CNN's John King is at the Magic Wall with the numbers.

Democratic Party Files Conspiracy Suit Against…

The Democratic Party filed a lawsuit against Russia, the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks, alleging they worked together to meddle in the 2016 election.

Trump Not Attending Barbara Bush Funeral To…

The White House says Trump won't attend the funeral so that security doesn't disturb anything and "out of respect for the Bush Family and friends."

Ex-FBI deputy director 'disappointed' in Comey…

A lawyer for fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe says his client is "very upset and disappointed" with some comments by his former boss James Comey.

Mourners lining up to pay final respects to…

Mourners are paying their final respects to former first lady Barbara Bush

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Comey memos reveal Trump "hooker" fixation

"If any of us were briefed on a dossier that...contained these explosive details about us - whether true or not - I would be obsessed with that," says Politico's Eliana Johnson.

Schumer To Introduce Legislation To Decriminalize…

He told Vice News "the legislation is long overdue."

North Korea Is Ready To Denuclearize, Says…

Previous Northern leaders demanded the U.S. remove its 28,500 troops from South Korea.

Civil rights prosecutors urge charges in Garner death

Federal civil rights prosecutors have recommended charging a New York police officer in the 2014 death of Eric Garner

Dems to black activists: Trump is 'the darkness'

Ambitious Democrats to black activists: President Trump is 'the darkness'

WaPo: Democrats file suit over 2016 election

The Democratic National Committee is suing Russia, the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks, alleging they conspired to help Trump win the presidency.

EPA Opens New Investigation Into Scott Pruitt's…

This will reportedly make six separate investigations into Pruitt's activity. And that's just from the EPA inspector general's office.

Rosenstein Assures Trump: You're Not A Target Of…

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told the president he's not a target of the investigation into Michael Cohen.

Trump lawyer told to file statement to slow porn…

A federal judge in Los Angeles has told lawyers for President Donald Trump's attorney Michael Cohen that he needs to file a declaration in court in order to delay a lawsuit filed by porn actress Stormy Daniels

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Senate panel talks to Russian lawyer who met with Trump Jr.

A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. at a Trump Tower meeting during the 2016 campaign recently met U.S. Senate investigators in Berlin, a person familiar with the interview tells The Associated Press

Trump wades unprecedented territory with NK

President Donald Trump's claim that he's willing to walk away in the middle of a summit with North Korea underscores the high risks of the unprecedented meeting with Kim Jong Un that is set to take place within weeks.

The Government Considers Marijuana Illegal And…

Legal state marijuana businesses face heavy income taxes because federal law prohibits the tax credits most businesses enjoy.

Sen. Tammy Duckworth Brings Her Infant To Floor…

She's the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office.

In suit, DNC blames election loss on Trump-Russia alliance

The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election

In Comey memos, Trump talks of jailed journalists…

In Comey memos, President Donald Trump questions national security adviser's judgment

LA is not just Kardashians

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is considering a run for the White House and wants people to know LA is a microcosm of America and not just glitz.

Author: Barbara Bush Left A Legacy Of Powerful…

Susan Page, author of an upcoming book on Barbara Bush, reflects on her legacy as First Lady.

More California Cities And Counties Reject…

Already a dozen conservative cities and counties have stood against California's sanctuary law, which extends protections to undocumented immigrants.

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Pruitt reassigned lawmen as drivers, bodyguards in Oklahoma

Newly obtained records show Scott Pruitt's penchant for travel and concerns about security was notable even before he became head of the Environmental Protection Agency

Romney faces tough GOP crowd in Utah bid for US…

Mitt Romney's bid for the U.S. Senate will have him wooing an unpredictable crowd of far-right leaning Utah Republicans at the state party convention this weekend

Reporter: Trump lied to get on Forbes 400 list

Former Forbes reporter Jonathan Greenberg shared an audio recording from 1984 of President Trump posing as his vice president of finance John Barron and talking about Trump's finances to get on the Forbes 400 list.