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FILE - In this March 22, 2017, file photo, Supreme Court Justice nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Senate is headed for a tense showdown over President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee that could have far-reaching consequences for Congress, the high court and the nation. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)
April 01, 2017 - 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is headed for a tense showdown over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee that could have far-reaching consequences for Congress, the high court and the nation. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Republicans are determined to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch...
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April 01, 2017 - 1:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A slim majority of Americans favor an independent investigation into the Trump campaign's ties with the Russian government, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research that showed public views about the controversy driving congressional...
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April 01, 2017 - 11:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate is headed for a tense showdown over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee that could have far-reaching consequences for Congress, the high court and the nation. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Republicans are determined to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch...
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April 01, 2017 - 9:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Their reputations at risk, a coterie of President Donald Trump's associates caught up in the swirling debate about Trump and Russia are turning to a similar if unusual playbook: volunteering to testify to Congress, before even being asked. They are eager to come forward despite...
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FILE - In this March 17, 2017, file photo Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Donald Trump, and her husband Jared Kushner, senior adviser to President Donald Trump, attend a news conference with the president and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Trump’s son-in-law and daughter are holding onto to scores of real estate investments, part of a portfolio of at least $240 million in assets, while they serve in White House jobs, new financial disclosures show. Kushner resigned from more than 260 entities and sold off 58 businesses or investments that lawyers identified as posing potential conflicts of interest, the documents show. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
March 31, 2017 - 9:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and daughter are holding onto scores of real estate investments — part of a portfolio of at least $240 million in assets — while they serve in White House jobs, according to new financial disclosures. The revelations about Jared Kushner and...
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March 31, 2017 - 9:02 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A South Florida man has been sentenced to five years in prison for a drunken driving crash that killed his wife as they had sex. The Palm Beach Post reports that 33-year-old Matthew Notebaert was sentenced Wednesday. He pleaded guilty in February to vehicular homicide...
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March 31, 2017 - 8:55 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A 92-year-old North Carolina man has finally received the Purple Heart he earned more than 70 years ago while fighting in Belgium during World War II. Oscar Davis Jr. was a private assigned as a radio telephone operator when he was knocked down by a large piece of shrapnel...
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March 31, 2017 - 8:13 pm
CBS News Correspondent Jeff Pegues has learned that U.S. investigators are looking into whether Trump campaign representatives had a role in helping Russian intelligence as it carried out cyberattacks on the Democratic National Committee and other political targets in March 2016. This new...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2017, file photo, Tiger Woods reacts on the 11th hole during the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Woods won’t play in the Masters for the third time in the last four years, announcing Friday night, March 31, 2017, on his website that rehabilitation on his back didn’t allow him enough time to get ready. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
March 31, 2017 - 7:46 pm
Tiger Woods won't play in the Masters for the third time in the last four years, announcing Friday night on his website that rehabilitation on his back didn't allow him enough time to prepare. "I did about everything I could to play, but my back rehabilitation didn't allow me the time to get...
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March 31, 2017 - 4:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump urged his former national security adviser to strike an immunity deal Friday, even as congressional investigators rebuffed Michael Flynn's offer of cooperation in exchange for protection from prosecution. Trump tweeted that Flynn, the adviser he fired in...
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