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House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn

The House Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will move "as quickly as possible" to seek court enforcement of a subpoena against former White House Counsel Don McGahn. (June 11)   &...

House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn

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House Authorizes Lawsuits to Enforce Subpoenas Against Attorney General Barr and Don McGahn The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy subpoenas. The legislation passed 229-191, along party lines. It empowers Democrats to take legal action to enforce subpoenas against Attorney General William Barr and f...
08:13 2019-06-12

House moves to enforce subpoenas against Barr and McGahn Resolution authorizes court action against US attorney general and former White House counsel in aftermath of Mueller reportThe House of Representatives has passed a resolution enabling lawmakers to go to court to enforce their subpoenas against the US attorney general, William Barr, and former Whit...
08:26 2019-06-12

House Dems set contempt vote against Barr and McGahn The House will vote next week to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas, according to multiple Democratic sources.The resolution would clear the way for the House Judiciary Committee to take Barr and Mc...
08:13 2019-06-04

House Democrats move towards court action against Barr, McGahn A U.S. House of Representatives committee, seeking to advance probes of President Donald Trump, unveiled a measure on Thursday that would authorize court action to enforce congressional subpoenas of Attorney General William Barr and former White House Counsel Don McGahn over the Mueller report....
21:39 2019-06-06

House to vote next week on whether to find Barr, McGahn in contempt The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas related to the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, the No. 2 House official said...
02:52 2019-06-04

House to vote June 11 on holding Barr, McGahn in contempt of Congress The full House of Representatives is expected to vote on June 11 whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, according to a Democratic aide....
18:13 2019-06-04

Stepping up Trump clash, House to vote to enforce Barr and McGahn subpoenas The move stops short of a criminal contempt citation and comes after the Justice Department agreed to begin providing materials from special counsel Robert S. Mueller III....
22:13 2019-06-11

House Dems to vote on holding Barr, McGahn in contempt, seeking to keep Mueller spotlight alive The Democrat-led House of Representatives is set to vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer announced Monday....
07:00 2019-06-04

Dems unveil contempt resolution for Barr, McGahn over subpoena snub House Democrats on Thursday put the finishing touches on a resolution to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for not complying with recent congressional subpoenas, amid demands for information related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller'...
21:52 2019-06-06

Hannity slams Democrats for targeting Barr and McGahn, says Russia probe origins results 'tip of the iceberg' Fox News' Sean Hannity slammed Democrats for turning the government into a political "weapon" and cited sources he's spoken with that the coming results of the investigation into the origins of the Russia probe will be the "tip of the iceberg."...
08:52 2019-06-12

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel....
02:39 2019-08-08

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify on Tuesday. A lawyer for McGahn said he would fol...
18:13 2019-05-21

U.S. House authorizes court action to enforce Trump subpoenas The Democratically controlled U.S. House of Representatives authorized its congressional committees on Tuesday to sue Trump administration figures who defy subpoenas seeking documents and testimony about President Donald Trump and his policies....
23:52 2019-06-11

U.S. House panel authorizes subpoenas for Kushner, other Trump aides The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday voted to authorize subpoenas for a dozen witnesses including President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner....
21:00 2019-07-11

House Oversight panel authorizes subpoena for Kellyanne Conway The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted on Wednesday to authorize a subpoena for White House counselor Kellyanne Conway after she failed to appear at a hearing centering on her alleged violations of the Hatch Act. The White House blocked Conway from attending Wednesday’s hearing, prompting t...
22:39 2019-06-27

House Panel Authorizes Subpoenas For 12 People Mentioned in Mueller Report (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, including President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The panel also voted to au...
22:26 2019-07-11

McGahn defies subpoena to testify before House committee Former White House lawyer Don McGahn refused to comply with a subpoena to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday about special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report, setting the stage for the panel to hold him in contempt. As Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the chairman, gaveled the com...
17:13 2019-05-21

The Latest: McGahn defies subpoena, no-show at House hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House Judiciary Committee and Donald McGahn (all times local): 10:40 a.m. The ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Doug Collins, says Democrats are “trying desperately to make something out of nothing.” Collins spoke at a hearing T...
17:52 2019-05-21

Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation, deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers....
21:39 2019-05-21

U.S. House Judiciary chair says panel will hold McGahn in contempt The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said in a television interview on Monday that his panel will hold the former White House counsel in contempt of Congress for not testifying....
21:39 2019-05-21

Nadler says House panel to go to court to enforce McGahn subpoena The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will go to court this week to enforce a subpoena of former White House counsel Don McGahn and will also ask for grand jury material related to former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the panel's chairman said on Wednesday....
02:13 2019-07-25

Hope Hicks, Don McGahn aide subpoenaed by House panel Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and an aide to former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the panel. The subpoenas direct Hicks to turn over documents by June 4 and testify on June 19. A...
23:52 2019-05-21

U.S. House lawmaker subpoenas Hope Hicks and an ex-staffer to Don McGahn The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler, on Tuesday announced he has issued subpoenas to former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson, the former chief of staff to then-White House counsel Donald McGahn....
02:52 2019-05-22

White House blocks former counsel McGahn from testifying to Congress McGahn had been scheduled to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to answer questions following the release of the Mueller report last month. ...
15:00 2019-05-21

House Democrats Take Don McGahn to Court Over Ignoring Their Subpoena to Testify The House Judiciary Committee filed a complaint in federal court Wednesday to enforce a subpoena compelling former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify about his time in the Trump administration. It’s a move committee aides touted as another crucial step in weighing whether to move forwar...
08:39 2019-08-08

Democrats fume as McGahn skips House hearing: ‘Our subpoenas are not optional’ The top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee vowed Tuesday to go to court if necessary to seek former White House Counsel Don McGahn's testimony, after he defied a subpoena and skipped a committee hearing at President Trump's direction. ...
17:26 2019-05-21

House panel chairman threatens to force McGahn testimony in court U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he was willing to go to court to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify at a hearing on the federal investigation into Russian election interference....
21:39 2019-05-21

McGahn's lawyer tells U.S. House Judiciary panel his client will not testify Former White House Counsel Don McGahn's lawyer told the Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee on Monday that his client would not testify before the panel on Tuesday, according to a letter viewed by Reuters....
21:39 2019-05-21

House judiciary chairman Jerry Nadler vows to question Don McGahn after no-show The House judiciary committee adjourned Tuesday without taking action against former White House counsel Don McGahn, but Democrats remain adamant that he will testify....
19:01 2019-05-21

Rep. Jerry Nadler threatens legal action for Don McGahn’s testimony before House panel Rep. Jerrold Nadler on Tuesday vowed to hold President Trump accountable for stonewalling congressional investigations into his administration and threatened to go to court to compel former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the House Judiciary Committee. McGahn refused to comply with ...
17:13 2019-05-21

Napolitano: Don McGahn in 'awkward position' after White House directed him to defy Democrats' subpoena Former White House Counsel Don McGahn is caught in an "awkward position" after the White House directed him not to appear before the House Judiciary Committee, Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said Tuesday. ...
17:26 2019-05-21

McGahn sued by House Dems seeking his testimony, as possibility of impeachment proceedings looms The House Judiciary Committee filed a complaint in federal court Wednesday aimed at forcing former White House counsel Donald McGahn to testify, saying his testimony is essential as Democrats weigh whether to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump....
02:00 2019-08-08

Democrats sue to compel ex-White House counsel McGahn's testimony in Trump-Russia probe The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Wednesday to compel former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify about President Donald Trump's alleged efforts to impede the federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election....
01:13 2019-08-08

House Backs Off Holding Barr in Contempt in New Resolution House Democrats revealed a resolution up for a vote next week to take Attorney General William P. Barr and the former White House counsel Donald F. McGahn II to court....
01:39 2019-06-07

The House Is Threatening to Hold William Barr in Contempt, Again House Democrats are threatening to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for the second time in two months, according to Politico. This time, the threatened contempt citation, which would also target Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, was spurred by the administration’s refusal to ...
03:39 2019-06-04

U.S. House to vote next week on whether to find Barr in contempt The full U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena seeking the full, unredacted report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said on Monday....
01:39 2019-06-04

House Intel postpones possible contempt vote against Barr The House Intelligence Committee has postponed a potential vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing efforts by the Justice Department to comply with their demand for access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s files. “The Department of Justice has accepted our offer ...
15:39 2019-05-22

| US House intel panel delays subpoena against Barr after DOJ offer The Democratic chairperson of the US House Intelligence Committee says he would hold off enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian election interference....
15:26 2019-05-23

House Votes to Hold Barr and Ross in Criminal Contempt After many, many threats, the House finally followed through and held Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress on Wednesday, according to Politico. It’s only the second time in history that Congress has voted to hold a cabinet member in crimin...
16:00 2019-07-18

House Democrats Are Really Serious About Holding Barr and Ross in Contempt This Time House Democratic leaders are moving forward with criminal contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for refusing to provide subpoenaed documents relating to the 2020 Census, according to Politico....
03:52 2019-07-09

Barr Says House Subpoenaed Mueller to Create ‘Public Spectacle’ The attorney general also said his review of the Russia investigation indicated so far that he needed to tighten Justice Department rules on investigating candidates for office....
02:26 2019-07-09

House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt The House voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for refusing subpoenas to hand over documents about the 2020 census....
10:26 2019-07-18

House to vote next week on criminal contempt against Barr and Ross House Democrats will vote next week on criminal contempt charges against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for failing to comply with a congressional subpoena over the 2020 census, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday. The vote — the second time a sitting attorney ...
20:39 2019-07-11

House panel approves contempt citations against Barr, Ross The U.S. House Oversight Committee voted on Wednesday to approve contempt of Congress citations against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. Census....
00:39 2019-06-13

Watch live: House votes on whether to hold William Barr in contempt The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena over information from the Mueller investigation....
17:39 2019-06-12

House holds Barr, Ross in criminal contempt over census documents The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. census....
03:13 2019-07-18

House Dems to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question House Democrats are moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena for information about efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.“Unfortunately, your actions are part of a pattern,” House Oversight and R...
23:39 2019-06-03

House to vote ‘soon’ on contempt for Barr, Ross over citizenship question: source House Democratic leadership has indicated that there will "soon" be a full House vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt over their failure to comply with subpoenas regarding the citizenship question on the census form, a source told Fox New...
11:52 2019-07-09

House panel threatens contempt of Congress vote against Barr, Ross The top U.S. law enforcement officer and the Commerce secretary will face a contempt of Congress vote unless they hand over documents by Thursday on efforts to put a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, the chairman of a House of Representatives panel warned on Monday....
01:39 2019-06-04

House to Vote on Contempt Citations for Barr and Ross Over Census Question The House is expected to vote Wednesday evening to hold Attorney General William P. Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress....
17:52 2019-07-17

House to hold contempt vote on Barr, Ross next week: Pelosi The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr and U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas over the 2020 census, House Speakers Nancy Pelosi said....
22:13 2019-07-11

House panel steps up contempt threat against Barr, Ross over Census documents The House Oversight Committee said on Wednesday it will move forward with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress if they do not comply with a subpoena for documents related to the Trump administration's handling of the U.S. Census....
19:13 2019-06-05

House holds William Barr, Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress The House voted on Wednesday to ask the Justice Department to prosecute Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas, an escalation in House Democrats’ ongoing oversight battle with the Trump administration.The 230-198 vote to hold Barr and Ros...
02:26 2019-07-18

House delays legal action against Barr as Dems secure 'key' Mueller evidence House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Monday that he has decided to postpone legal action against the Justice Department for access to former special counsel Robert Mueller’s files.Nadler (D-N.Y.) ascribed his decision to an unspecified agreement with the Justice Department to begi...
22:26 2019-06-10

House Democrats likely to hold AG Barr in contempt after DOJ denies demand for census documents The Justice Department on Thursday denied a House committee's demand for more documents related to the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, which likely will lead to another contempt-of-Congress citation for Attorney General William Barr....
05:26 2019-06-07

House committee votes to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt The House Oversight Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to turn over documents about a citizenship question the Trump administration wanted added to the census. Following the 24 to 15 vote, the matter will be refe...
07:00 2019-06-13

House Democrats Move Closer to Holding Attorney General William Barr in Contempt Facing what they call unprecedented obstruction from the Trump Administration, House Democrats introduced a resolution Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress. The resolution highlights that, if it passes, House Judiciary Commi...
23:00 2019-06-06

House oversight holds William Barr, Wilbur Ross in contempt for defying subpoena over census The House oversight committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena regarding the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 ce...
00:13 2019-06-13

House will vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt of Congress over 2020 Census citizenship question House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer said the House “will not shirk from its oversight of this Administration and its malign effort to silence the voices of millions in our democracy.”...
00:00 2019-07-12

House majority leader to call for vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House majority leader, will ​call for a floor vote next Tuesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over the White House’s desire to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The development comes as President Trump ha...
22:39 2019-07-11

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — 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. The Democratic-controlled House Oversight Committee...
15:00 2019-06-13

House committee to vote on holding Barr and Ross in contempt for failing to provide documents related to 2020 Census citizenship question Last week, new evidence emerged suggesting that the citizenship question was crafted specifically to give an electoral advantage to Republicans and white residents....
00:52 2019-06-04

FCC authorizes second wave of rural broadband funding The FCC will authorize $166.8 million to carriers in 22 states to expand broadband access beginning this month. It's the second round of funding this year from the FCC's Connect America fund auction, which pays carriers to deploy broadband to underse......
06:26 2019-06-11

Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Turkey's partnership in the program if Ankara pursues a plan to buy a Russian missile defense system....
18:26 2019-05-23

U.S. authorizes deployment of troops, resources to Saudi Arabia The acting U.S. defense secretary has authorized the deployment of U.S. military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Friday, adding the move would provide "an additional deterrent" in the face of "emergent, credible threats."...
02:00 2019-07-20

Trump Administration Re-Authorizes "Cyanide Bombs" To Kill Wildlife US President Donald Trump's administration has re-authorized the use of controversial poison traps known as "cyanide bombs" to kill wild foxes, coyotes and feral dogs despite overwhelming opposition......
13:39 2019-08-09

Trump administration authorizes 'cyanide bombs' to kill wild animals The poison-filled, spring-loaded traps, called M-44s, are used by Wildlife Services for the benefit of farmers and ranchersThe Trump administration has reauthorized government officials to use controversial poison devices – dubbed “cyanide bombs” by critics – to kill coyotes, foxes and other animals...
21:00 2019-08-08

Trump Administration Authorizes 'Cyanide Bombs' to Kill Feral Hogs. Seriously. On Thursday the Trump administration authorized another weapon in America’s war on the hoards of 30 to 50 feral hogs running through yards and terrorizing our nation’s children: “cyanide bombs.”Read more......
08:00 2019-08-09

Pompeo authorizes emergency arms sale to Mideast allies in challenge to Congress President Trump authorized arms sales to Middle Eastern allies Friday despite congressional attempts to block recent weapons deals with Saudi Arabia....
03:13 2019-05-25

Judge authorizes US government to intervene in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin in Chicago granted the government's intervention request after the Department of Justice said it had launched a criminal probe related to price-fixing allegations, which the poultry processors have denied....
18:52 2019-06-27

‘Our Subpoenas Are Not Optional,’ Nadler Warns McGahn Representative Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, threatened to cite Donald F. McGahn II for contempt after the former White House counsel defied a subpoena....
19:39 2019-05-21

GOP at Don McGahn hearing: Dems want fight, not facts The ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee accused Democrats of theatrics when they held another hearing with an empty witness chair, this time for former White House Counsel Don McGahn who refused to appear before the committee. (May 21)        ...
00:13 2019-05-22

The Latest: Nadler says panel will move quickly on McGahn WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller’s report (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The House Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will move “as quickly as possible” to seek court enforcement of a subpoena against former White House Counsel Don ...
23:26 2019-06-11

Trump: Ex-lawyer McGahn 'may have been confused' in Russia probe Former White House lawyer Don McGahn "may have been confused" during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Friday....
18:26 2019-06-14

Don McGahn defies subpoena as Trump clash with Congress intensifies White House had blocked former counsel from testifyingHouse Democrats push leadership to impeachDemocrats faced another brazen attempt by Donald Trump to stonewall their investigations on Tuesday, this time with former White House counsel Donald McGahn defying a subpoena to appear before Congress on...
02:13 2019-05-22

Don McGahn expected to be held in contempt over refusal to testify – live The former White House counsel had been subpoenaed to appear before the House judiciary committee but Trump blocked his testimonySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.13pm BST Organizations around the country are holding “Stop the Bans” day of action Tuesday to protest bans and res...
15:26 2019-05-21

Nadler vows accountability after McGahn defies subpoena to testify House Democrats convened Tuesday to hear a crucial witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation — and for the second time in a month, they came face to face with an empty chair.Former White House Counsel Don McGahn refused to appear, deferring to President Donald Trump’s instruction tha...
08:26 2019-05-22

J&J vows to defend itself in talc, opioid lawsuits Johnson & Johnson vowed to defend itself against lawsuits alleging the company fueled the opioid crisis and that its namesake talc-based baby powder caused ovarian cancer and mesothelioma....
17:26 2019-07-16

Pima County settled two separate lawsuits TUCSON – Pima County settled two separate lawsuits last week regarding school funding and South Tucson. One of the lawsuits was regarding attempts to transfer a portion of state education funding responsibility onto taxpayers and the other was dealing with a South Tucson property tax improperl...
04:00 2019-07-09

N.Y. Child Victims Act opens up hundreds of lawsuits Hundreds of New Yorkers filed lawsuits Wednesday as a new window opened for them to file child sex abuse claims previously barred by statute of limitations....
08:13 2019-08-15

British journalists slam use of 'intimidating' lawsuits Press freedom advocates have called for more safeguards from legal attempts to silence journalists. Without them, such lawsuits will continue to pose "a threat to media freedom and public interest advocacy."...
01:39 2019-07-22

US briefing: Trump blocks McGahn testimony, Huawei and Niki Lauda Tuesday’s top story: Justice Department says ex-White House counsel cannot be compelled to appear before Congress. Plus, every Game of Thrones episode, rankedSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
15:26 2019-05-21

Nadler knows he'd be 'completely humiliated' if he challenged McGahn's refusal to testify: Rep. McClintock The House Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for former White House counsel Don McGahn was "silly" and the committee's chair knew he couldn't challenge the president's push for McGahn to ignore subpoenas, Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., said Tuesday....
00:26 2019-05-22

Trump pressed by Stephanopoulos on McGahn's testimony to Mueller: 'George, you're being a little wise guy' President Trump was pressed by ABC News' George Stephanopoulos on whether he sought the removal of Special Counsel Robert Mueller and why he didn't answer questions from Mueller about obstruction. ...
14:26 2019-06-14

Democrats' demands for Trump's taxes, McGahn testimony are 'all for show:' Sen. Cornyn Sen. John Cornyn pushed back Wednesday against efforts by House Democrats to obtain President Trump's taxes and financial records, while demanding testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn. ...
22:39 2019-05-22

McGahn Skips Hearing, Defying Subpoena, and Democrats’ Anger Swells The House Judiciary Committee chairman said his panel would soon hold a contempt vote, while other members were expected to go public with calls for an impeachment inquiry....
19:39 2019-05-21

GM wins victory in ignition switch defect lawsuits General Motors Co persuaded the U.S. federal judge who oversees nationwide litigation over defective ignition switches to narrow claims by owners who said their vehicles lost value because of the defect, which has been linked to 124 deaths....
19:39 2019-08-07

New York expects flood of child sex abuse lawsuits The Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals are expected to be hit by hundreds of lawsuits under a new law lifting the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse cases....
05:00 2019-08-15

Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in civil court is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill approved unanimously Friday by the state House comes after former Olympic and U.S. national team gymnasts ur...
03:13 2019-05-25

Lawsuits say Cento isn’t canning real San Marzano tomatoes WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (AP) — The largest U.S. seller of San Marzano tomatoes, known to food lovers as the best tomatoes to make pasta sauce, has been hit with two federal lawsuits claiming what’s inside the can isn’t the real thing. New Jersey-based Cento Fine Foods called the claims ̶...
23:52 2019-05-24

J&J Faces Key Test in Defense Against Talc-Safety Lawsuits Johnson & Johnson, still facing thousands of lawsuits over the safety of its signature baby powder after losing several trials, will make a high-stakes attempt to head off future losses in a courtroom battle beginning Monday....
14:00 2019-07-21

US briefing: Trump's UK visit, Tiananmen at 30 and Purdue lawsuits Tuesday’s top story: Thousands plan to protest president’s state visit in London on Tuesday. Plus, why Bay Area gun homicides dropped so dramaticallySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
12:39 2019-06-04

Hundreds filed lawsuits under Child Victims Act in New York Jeffrey Eskridge has spent 42 years dreaming of the moment he’d be able to strike back at the Roman Catholic priest who he says raped him repeatedly as a teenager. He finally got his chance Wednesday with a Child Victims Act lawsuit filed in Kings County Supreme Court in Brooklyn. Attorney Jeff Ande...
17:52 2019-08-16

Migrant facilities face civil lawsuits over conditions TUCSON- A new bill that would approve billions of dollars in emergency aid for migrants is on its way to President Trump’s desk. As many people on Capitol Hill work to address the humanitarian crisis, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is working to keep up with the rush of migrants coming in....
10:52 2019-07-01

Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse accuser files first in wave of lawsuits A New York woman who says she was sexually assaulted by Jeffrey Epstein at the age of 14 sued the disgraced financier's estate and a former associate on Wednesday in the start of an expected wave of lawsuits....
15:00 2019-08-14

Michael Cohen settles Stormy Daniels lawsuits from jail Michael Cohen settled two cases brought against him by porn star Stormy Daniels — all while the former fixer for President Trump serves time in a state facility, it was revealed on Thursday. Cohen made the agreement to throw out two cases that Daniels filed against him last year in relation to her a...
02:52 2019-06-21

Purdue Pharma: Oxycontin maker faces lawsuits from nearly every US state California, Maine and Hawaii join at least 45 states accusing company of putting ‘profits over people’ amid opioids crisisThe states of California, Maine and Hawaii on Monday joined dozens of others in suing the pharmaceutical giant Purdue over the role the company’s prescription painkiller, OxyCont...
12:39 2019-06-04

Purdue Pharma Faces Internal Challenges on Top of Opioid Lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is struggling with slumping sales, a shrinking workforce and restructuring problems as it battles lawsuits related to the opioid crisis....
16:39 2019-06-30

Pork producers win dismissal of price-fixing lawsuits - U.S. judge A federal judge on Thursday dismissed antitrust lawsuits accusing several U.S. pork companies of conspiring to limit supply in the $20 billion-a-year market, in order to inflate prices and their own profits at the expense of consumers and other purchasers....
02:52 2019-08-09

Hundreds of lawsuits filed on first day Child Victims Act takes effect Hundreds of lawsuits hit state courts across New York on Wednesday, the first day the new Child Victims Act was in effect — with the majority of complaints targeting the Catholic Church. The names of more than 60 alleged predator priests were made public for the very first time in more than 275 suit...
05:52 2019-08-15

Judge in Sandy Hook conspiracy lawsuits reports threats WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge overseeing lawsuits by families of Sandy Hook shooting victims against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says she has been threatened by people posting on Jones’ Infowars website. Judge Barbara Bellis wrote in a court filing Friday that the FBI contacte...
23:39 2019-06-21

Harvey Weinstein Is Said to Reach $44 Million Deal to Settle Lawsuits About $30 million would be set aside for women who have accused him, employees of his former studio and creditors, according to people briefed on the matter....
04:13 2019-05-24

Supreme Court gives Merck another shot to avoid Fosamax lawsuits The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave Merck & Co a new opportunity to avoid lawsuits accusing the company of failing to properly warn patients of debilitating thigh-bone fractures from taking its osteoporosis drug Fosamax, throwing out a lower court decision that had revived the litigation....
17:13 2019-05-21

Top hospital urged to drop lawsuits against patients over unpaid bills Activists rally against Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, which has filed more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients and employeesCampaigners are calling on one of Maryland’s largest hospitals to drop more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients for unpaid medical bills. Related: Insulin costs are ri...
22:26 2019-07-22

Judge denies request to dismiss lawsuits over church attack A federal judge has rejected a defense request to claims against the U.S. Air Force stemming from a 2017 massacre at a Texas church that left more than two dozen people dead....
02:13 2019-05-24

Who Wrote 'Stairway to Heaven'? Music Industry Braces for Lawsuits In deciding that Katy Perry’s hit “Dark Horse” copied a Christian rap song, a federal jury contributed to what music executives worry is a growing trend: infringement cases that claim some popular songs are rip-offs....
01:13 2019-08-05

Nadler subpoenas Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson after McGahn defies panel's demands Just hours after former White House Counsel Don McGahn defied a subpoena from House Judiciary Committee Democrats, the panel announced Tuesday it was issuing two new subpoenas: one for former McGahn chief of staff Annie Donaldson, and another for former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks...
00:26 2019-05-22

Cruise line Carnival seeks dismissal of U.S. lawsuits over Cuba docks Cruise line Carnival Corp is asking a U.S. court to dismiss lawsuits that claim the company profited from confiscated Cuban property, the first such cases brought since the Trump administration made them possible this month....
01:13 2019-06-01

Victims of child sex abuse expected to launch wave of lawsuits in New York More than a thousand people are expected to file civil lawsuits in New York courts beginning on Wednesday over sexual abuse they say they suffered as children during a special one-year window for state suits over decades-old allegations....
01:00 2019-08-14

A one-year window for child sex abuse victims to get justice opened, and the lawsuits are here Child sex abuse lawsuits are expected to be filed against the Archdiocese of New York, Jehovah's Witnesses, Rockefeller University, the Boy Scouts, Jeffrey Epstein and others on Wednesday, the first day of a one-year window intended to give victims a chance at justice delayed....
23:00 2019-08-14

Bayer lifted by new plan to tackle glyphosate lawsuits, Elliott approval Bayer shares jumped on Thursday after it revealed plans aimed at resolving multi-billion dollar lawsuits linked to glyphosate, a move welcomed by activist shareholder Elliott, which has taken a sizeable stake in the chemicals company....
19:26 2019-06-27

Child sex abuse victims get one-year window to launch New York lawsuits Hundreds of people in New York state previously barred from filing lawsuits over alleged sexual abuse as children will go to court beginning on Wednesday after a new law temporarily lifted legal time limits....
15:00 2019-08-14

$44 million settlement reportedly near in Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
15:13 2019-05-24

Child Victims Act takes effect with many lawsuits targeting Catholic Church Victims of child sex abuse in New York who had been waiting decades to bring their cases to court finally had their chance on Wednesday. The state’s long-awaited Child Victims Act went into effect at midnight Wednesday, prompting an immediate flood of electronically filed New York State Supreme Cour...
10:13 2019-08-14

$44 million settlement reportedly close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits A tentative deal is close to settling lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein.        ...
07:52 2019-05-24

U.S. Drug distributors propose $10 billion to end state lawsuits over opioids: Bloomberg Drug wholesalers AmerisourceBergen Corp , McKesson Corp and Cardinal Health Inc have proposed a $10 billion settlement for claims that they played a part in the U.S. opioid epidemic, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with negotiations....
21:26 2019-08-06

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
18:00 2019-05-21

States agree to pause lawsuits against bankrupt opioid maker Insys Five states have agreed to facilitate settlement talks by dropping objections to a bid by Insys Therapeutics Inc in bankruptcy court to put on hold their lawsuits alleging the drugmaker helped fuel the opioid epidemic....
21:00 2019-07-02

Timeline: R. Kelly's history of sex-abuse arrests, indictments and lawsuits over the years New charges were filed May 30, adding a new chapter to the decade-plus of allegations that the singer sexually and physically abused multiple women.        ...
01:13 2019-05-31

Harvey Weinstein 'pays millions to settle sexual misconduct civil lawsuits' Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, accused of sexual misconduct, has reportedly reached a multimillion-dollar provisional deal with alleged victims that covers all civil proceedings....
13:26 2019-05-24

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.        ...
01:52 2019-06-15

Gun dealer who sold rifle to Gilroy shooter says he’s facing multiple lawsuits from victims The Nevada weapons dealer who sold the gun used in the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting claims he’s facing “in theory, a minimum of 15 lawsuits” — or possibly even more — from the victims and their families. A “customer and a friend” has started a GoFundMe ca...
11:26 2019-08-08

Change in New York State law to usher in 'tidal wave' of child sex abuse lawsuits Thousands of child sexual abuse lawsuits are expected to flow into New York State courts in the coming weeks exposing decades-old misconduct at schools, hospitals, churches and youth clubs, according to lawyers for victims....
16:39 2019-08-01

Amazon, Walmart, Ikea targeted in University of California light bulb lawsuits Five major retailers, including Amazon.com Inc and Walmart Inc, were sued on Tuesday by the University of California over what it called the "existential threat" when foreign manufacturers infringe schools' patents....
18:39 2019-07-31

Epstein’s alleged victims to file lawsuits against financier’s estate this week: Lawyers New York lawyer Roberta Kaplan said she hopes to file on Wednesday on behalf of a client to take advantage of a new New York State law which makes it possible to pursue decades-old claims of abuse....
03:26 2019-08-12

Harvey Weinstein reportedly has a tentative $44 million deal to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, citing people familiar with the deal, reported that $30 million would go to plaintiffs and $14 million would be used to pay legal fees....
07:39 2019-05-24

Ex-Fox & Friends co-host Clayton Morris leaves country amid fraud allegations, lawsuits Morris and his wife say they plan to fight lawsuits from abroad. He has moved with his family to a coastal resort town in Portugal.       ...
00:13 2019-07-14

Lawsuits Claim Amazon's Alexa Voice Assistant Illegally Records Children Without Consent A pair of federal lawsuits against Amazon seeking class action status allege that the e-commerce giant’s Alexa voice assistant technology “routinely records and voiceprints millions of children without their consent or the consent of their parents,” breaking laws in nine states, the Seattle Times re...
11:13 2019-06-13

Alleged serial killer, illegal immigrant in Texas may be linked to 6 more deaths, lawsuits claim A Kenyan man living in the U.S. illegally already charged in the deaths of 12 elderly women may be behind the killings of six other elderly people, according to to a set of lawsuits filed Tuesday....
22:00 2019-06-27

Trump administration delays enforcing health care 'conscience' rule pending lawsuits The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will hold off on enforcing a "conscience" rule that would allow health care professionals to deny treatment to individuals that they felt violated their moral or religious beliefs, giving the Trump administration more time to deal with pending lawsui...
06:52 2019-06-30

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant illegally records children without consent, lawsuits claim Amazon's Alexa devices are recording children without their consent, in violation of laws in at least eight states, according to a lawsuit filed in Seattle....
17:13 2019-06-13

Harvey Weinstein reaches tentative deal to resolve lawsuits, compensate victims: reports More than 15 lawsuits have been filed accusing Harvey Weinstein or the company of misconduct. The settlement would cover many of them, including a class action by alleged victims and a suit by the New York attorney general....
05:13 2019-05-24

Report: Michigan State Paid $1.2 Million To Settle Lawsuits Related To Keith Mumphery's Sexual Misconduct Case Michigan State University paid a combined $1.2 million to former Spartan and Houston Texans football player Keith Mumphery and a woman he allegedly sexually assaulted, known as Jane Doe, according to settlement documents from May reported on by ESPN on Wednesday. The payouts—$725,000 for Mumphery, ...
02:39 2019-07-12

Trump says McGahn ‘may have been confused’ when he said Trump directed him to pursue Mueller’s firing In a television interview broadcast Friday, the president issued a fresh denial of an episode key to contentions by Democrats that he obstructed justice....
13:26 2019-06-14

Here’s how AG Barr is going to get encryption 'backdoors' If you heard the reverberation of a few thousand heads exploding last week, it was the sound of information security professionals reacting to US Attorney General Barr saying that Big Tech "can and must" put backdoors into encryption. In his speech......
01:26 2019-08-01

Bill Barr Has Always Been Terrible Attorney General William Barr gave a speech to the Fraternal Order of Police conference in New Orleans today, during which he lambasted criminal justice reform efforts as “dangerous to public safety.” It’s worth a reminder that these reforms aren’t just a rebuke to Barr’s worldview, but his entire ...
23:39 2019-08-12

AG William Barr wants to hack your iPhone Right now, Apple takes painstaking care to ensure that your Snapchats, iMessages, photos, and everything else on your iPhone stays secure. But if Attorney General William Barr gets his way, all your private data could soon be at risk....
20:52 2019-07-24

On Politics: Who’s the Real William Barr? Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trump?...
11:00 2019-06-10

Harvey Weinstein 'reaches tentative £35m deal to settle sexual misconduct lawsuits' Harvey Weinstein and his former studio board members have reportedly reached a tentative $44 million (£35 million) deal to settle lawsuits by women who accused him of sexual misconduct....
06:26 2019-05-24

Epstein co-conspirators 'should not rest easy,' says U.S. AG Barr U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Monday criticized "serious irregularities" at the federal prison where Jeffrey Epstein died in an apparent suicide, adding that the sex-trafficking investigation involving the disgraced financier would continue....
04:52 2019-08-13

The Latest: Barr: Mueller could have decided on obstruction WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the special counsel’s Russia investigation (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Attorney General William Barr says special counsel Robert Mueller could have reached a decision on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice. Barr says in an interview with “CB...
02:00 2019-05-31

Barr says DOJ would back Mueller if he decides not to testify Attorney General William Barr said in an interview Monday that the Justice Department would support Robert Mueller if he decides he "doesn't want to subject himself" to questioning from congressional Democrats at a planned July 17 hearing....
06:52 2019-07-09

AG Barr talks about the census, Mueller testifying Attorney General William Barr was in South Carolina where he visited a prison and spoke about the census and a citizenship question, Bob Mueller testifying before Congress. (July 8)        ...
04:52 2019-07-09

Tech firms “can and must” put backdoors in encryption, AG Barr says Enlarge / Graffiti urging people to use Signal, a highly encrypted messaging app, is spray-painted on a wall during a protest on February 1, 2017 in Berkeley, California. (credit: Elijah Nouvelage | Getty Images) US Attorney General William Barr today launched a new front in the feds' ongoing figh...
02:26 2019-07-24

Barr says the US needs encryption backdoors to prevent “going dark.” Um, what? Enlarge / US Attorney General William Barr speaks at the International Conference on Cyber Security at Fordham University School of Law on July 23, 2019 in New York City. In his remarks, Barr stated that increased encryption of data on phones and encrypted messaging apps puts American security at ri...
19:00 2019-08-04

William Barr Isn't Jazzed About Robert Mueller's Big Day in Congress As we near Robert Mueller’s much-anticipated appearance before a joint House Intelligence and Judiciary committee hearing later this month, Attorney General William Barr is making his displeasure over his longtime frenemy testifying known....
03:52 2019-07-09

Barr: Law enforcement should be allowed to read encrypted messages Encrypted messaging apps such as WhatsApp “jeopardize public safety” and must be opened up to scrutiny by law enforcement agencies, Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday during a cyber-security conference at Fordham Law School. “Converting the internet and communications platforms into a ...
19:26 2019-07-23

The Latest: Barr in Alaska to talk about Native violence ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s visit to Alaska (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Tribal representatives told U.S. Attorney General William Barr that rural Alaska Natives suffer from multiple public safety problems, including no law enforcement presence i...
04:00 2019-05-30

‘Everyone dies’: Barr says he’s unconcerned about the toll his job is taking on his reputation In a CBS interview, the attorney general also defended Trump against accusations that he is “shredding institutions,” saying he’s seen no evidence of that....
16:00 2019-05-31

Barr: ‘Serious irregularities’ at jail where Jeffrey Epstein died Attorney General William Barr said Monday that there were “serious irregularities” at the federal pen in Manhattan where accused perv Jeffrey Epstein allegedly committed suicide. “We will get to the bottom of what happened and there will be accountability,” Barr said at a law enforcement gathering i...
21:26 2019-08-12

Barr Revives Debate Over 'Warrant-Proof' Encryption Attorney General William Barr sought to reopen a debate over whether tech companies such as Apple and Facebook should be required to provide law enforcement with a way to break the encryption on devices and apps....
18:00 2019-07-23

AG Barr will not recuse himself from Epstein case, despite initial statement Attorney General Bill Barr said Monday he has recused himself from the high-profile case against financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, citing his past legal work. ...
18:26 2019-07-09

Biden called Barr ‘one of the best’ attorneys general — 24 years ago Joe Biden praised Attorney General William Barr 24 years ago, calling him “one of the best” attorneys general he’d ever worked with in his long congressional career. Biden complimented Barr in 1995 when he was the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, CBS News reported. Barr, President...
23:13 2019-06-11

Top Intel official indicates Congress will be apprised of Barr review SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The country’s No. 2 intelligence official indicated Tuesday that the clandestine community would comply with congressional requests to inform lawmakers about the extent of Attorney General William Barr's probe into the origins of the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign. ...
00:00 2019-06-05

The Latest: Barr declines to agree on treason claim WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Attorney General William Barr is declining to agree with President Donald Trump’s assertion that senior FBI officials were engaged in treason when they investigated whether Tr...
18:13 2019-05-31

Barr Says Mueller Could Have Decided Whether Trump Committed a Crime The attorney general reiterated his view that the special counsel should not have conducted an investigation if he did not plan to make a prosecutorial decision....
03:13 2019-05-31

Barr Got More Power to Review the Russia Inquiry. Here’s What We Know About Its Origins. The attorney general has the power to declassify intelligence agencies’ secrets as he examines the investigation into Russia’s election interference and ties to Trump associates....
00:00 2019-05-25

Barr offers yet another slanted quote about the Russia investigation “What we’re looking at is: What was the predicate for conducting a counterintelligence investigation on the Trump campaign?” Barr said. “How did the bogus narrative begin that Trump was essentially in cahoots with Russia to interfere with the U.S. election?”...
16:00 2019-07-09

Barr recuses himself from Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking case Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from Jeffrey Epstein’s child sex trafficking case because his former law firm once represented the convicted pedophile. “I am recused from that matter because one of the law firms that represented Epstein long ago was a firm I subsequently join...
15:00 2019-07-09

AG Barr says there were 'serious irregularities' at jail where Jeffrey Epstein killed himself "We will get to the bottom of what happened," Attorney General William Barr vowed in blistering remarks at a police event in New Orleans, where he addressed the death of the Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton....
17:39 2019-08-12

The Latest: Barr says ‘irregularities’ found at Epstein jail FILE – This March 28, 2017, file photo, provided by the New York State Sex Offender Registry shows Jeffrey Epstein. Epstein has died by suicide while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges, says person briefed on the matter, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. (New York State Sex Offender Registry via...
20:39 2019-08-12

Key Senate Democrat warns of Barr’s expanded powers WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee is sounding the alarm about the new powers that President Donald Trump has granted to Attorney General William Barr. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, in a letter obtained by The Associated Press, says he fears Trump is giving Barr ...
22:52 2019-05-28

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald Trump....
21:39 2019-05-21

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
03:13 2019-06-05

House chaplain prays to exorcise 'all spirits of darkness ... at play in the people’s House' After several wild and bizarre days on Capitol Hill, the chaplain of the House of Representatives opened the legislative day Thursday with a prayer to cast out “all spirits of darkness from this chamber.”...
01:13 2019-07-19

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct....
22:39 2019-08-06

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
19:39 2019-06-27

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
23:39 2019-07-01

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee. The letters from the White House to the Judiciary...
19:13 2019-06-04

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment but lets them showcase their efforts on one of thei...
04:13 2019-06-05

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justi...
18:00 2019-06-04

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
05:00 2019-07-16

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications director....
23:26 2019-05-21

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation” on Conway’s testimony....
02:01 2019-07-25

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
02:39 2019-06-20

Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Team and Defends Trump The attorney general blamed the special counsel’s office for unforeseen delays in the release of the Mueller report that prompted him to summarize its findings in a widely criticized letter....
21:13 2019-05-31

Comey denounces Barr after CBS interview: 'An AG should not be echoing conspiracy theories' Former FBI Director James Comey sharply criticized Attorney General William Barr's Friday appearance on CBS, saying that he failed to act repsponsibly as attorney general....
23:39 2019-06-01

Barr won’t recuse himself from Jeffrey Epstein case, despite earlier comments After consulting Justice Department ethics officials, Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from overseeing the sex-trafficking case of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in New York, according to reports. A Justice official told the Associated Press on condition of anonymity that Barr is s...
20:39 2019-07-09

Barr in Alaska to talk Native violence, not Mueller remarks ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr is visiting Alaska to meet with tribal leaders and other officials about disproportionately high rates of violence and sexual assault in Native communities. His visit comes the same day special counsel Robert Mueller gave a clear defense to...
21:13 2019-05-29

Amash accuses Barr of selling Trump's 'false narrative' Rep. Justin Amash, who earlier this month became the first Republican member of Congress to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, took aim at Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday — charging that the nation’s top law enforcement officer has “used his position to sell the president's fals...
22:01 2019-05-28

U.S. AG William Barr says he sees a way for 2020 census to legally ask about citizenship In an interview with The Associated Press, Barr said the Trump administration will take action in the coming days that he believes will allow the government to add the controversial census query....
01:13 2019-07-09

Attorney General Barr says Mueller 'could've reached a decision' on obstruction U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who led a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, could have reached a decision on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, but chose not to....
00:13 2019-05-31

Graham isn’t worried about letting Barr declassify intelligence information Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said Sunday he doesn’t see any threat to national security in President Donald Trump’s decision to allow Attorney General William Barr to declassify information from the Russia investigation.“We’re not compromising national security here,” the South Carolina ...
17:13 2019-05-26

Schiff on Barr: He's Rudy Giuliani without 'all the good looks and general likability' Attorney General Bill Barr should resign over his conduct before Congress, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Wednesday, calling the attorney general a "personal attorney" for President Donald Trump.The California Democrat said he hesitates to "call Bill Barr the Attorney General...
21:00 2019-05-22

Trump orders intelligence agencies to cooperate with Barr's investigation President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community Thursday to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origin's of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of...
06:52 2019-05-24

Nationwide Injunctions Speak to Judiciary’s Growing Power, Barr Says The broad use of such injunctions illustrate how the federal district courts have undermined executive authority, the attorney general said in a speech on Tuesday evening....
05:39 2019-05-22

Barr rips ‘prancing punks’ who doused cops with water Attorney General Bill Barr on Monday denounced the “prancing punks” who doused NYPD cops with water during a speech in which he condemned those who disrespect cops. “We were all nauseated by the spectacle of prancing punks pelting New York police officers with water and plastic buckets. Unfortunatel...
20:39 2019-08-12

Trump Just Gave William Barr an Insane Amount of Power On Thursday night, President Trump gave orders for the intelligence community to submit to a Justice Department investigation into “surveillance activities” during the 2016 presidential election. The order also gives Attorney General William Barr extraordinarily broad latitude over the investigation...
16:01 2019-05-24

People Are Trying to Figure Out William Barr. He’s Busy Wielding Power. Is he the operator who spun the then-secret Mueller report? Or the straight shooter who later disclosed portions that were damaging to President Trump?...
22:13 2019-06-09

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
12:52 2019-05-22

Deputy AG Rosen calls Barr contempt vote a 'new low,' says lawmakers should apologize Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen tore into House Democrats on Friday for their vote days earlier to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt -- calling it “a new low” and urging the lawmakers to apologize....
01:00 2019-07-20

William Barr 'appalled' by Jeffrey Epstein death, says questions 'must be answered' Attorney General William Barr said Saturday that he is “appalled” by the death of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein – and said that he has spoken to the Department of Justice’s inspector general about opening a probe into the circumstances surrounding the apparent suicide....
21:13 2019-08-10

Attorney General Barr won't recuse himself from New York case against Epstein: official U.S. Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from involvement in the new indictment unveiled this week by federal prosecutors in Manhattan charging financier Jeffrey Epstein with sex trafficking, a Justice Department official said Tuesday....
18:13 2019-07-09

Amash unloads on AG Barr in new tweetstorm: Sold the 'president's false narrative' Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., tweeted a series of complaints about Attorney General William Barr, accusing him of repeatedly misrepresenting facts in the Russia investigation....
00:52 2019-05-29

Standing Where Barr Cleared Trump on Obstruction, Mueller Makes a Different Case The special counsel hopes an appearance will be his first and last public statement about the Russia and obstruction investigation. But he left many things unsaid....
00:00 2019-05-30

Barr Says Legal Path to Census Citizenship Question Exists but Gives No Details The attorney general also acknowledged that career lawyers who had worked on the case had little appetite to continue after the president inserted himself into the issue....
02:26 2019-07-09

Chris Christie claims Mueller's statement 'clearly contradicts' AG Barr's summary Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said on Wednesday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller contradicted the attorney general when he made his first appearance surrounding the Russia investigation....
22:39 2019-05-29

Barr's 'investigation of investigators' sparks fears for efforts to thwart Russia Investigation into Mueller report origins could hamper attempts to combat Kremlin meddling in 2020 election, ex-officials sayAttorney general William Barr’s controversial decision to launch a new inquiry into the origins of the FBI’s 2016 Russia investigation has fueled concerns about the politiciza...
07:13 2019-06-16

Congressman Barr Holds Send-Off For Students Headed To Service Academies LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Congressman Andy Barr held a send-off ceremony for eight extraordinary high school graduates from the Sixth Congressional District who are preparing to enter the armed forces. There is one student going to the Marine Academy, two to the Naval Academy, one to the Air F...
20:39 2019-06-14

AG Barr made decision to not bring charges against Eric Garner cop: official The decision to not prosecute NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo in Eric Garner’s death was ultimately made by Attorney General William Barr himself — because of “insufficient evidence” in the case, Brooklyn’s top prosecutor announced Tuesday. US Attorney Richard Donoghue said that...
20:13 2019-07-16

AG William Barr: Fighting anti-Semitism a top Justice Dept. priority U.S. Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray were among those to speak Monday at an anti-Semitism summit in Washington, D.C., voicing concern for the rise of hate crimes in the U.S....
21:52 2019-07-15

Alaska to receive $10M from Justice Department to combat violent crime, AG Barr says Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in Alaska so the Justice Department could allocate more than $10 million toward fighting violent crime in some of the state’s rural communities....
11:26 2019-06-29

Jeffrey Epstein's co-conspirators 'should not rest easy', says William Barr – video The US attorney general has criticised what he described as serious irregularities at the Metropolitan correctional center in New York where the billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in an apparent suicide on Saturday. Barr also vowed to pursue the federal sex-trafficking case agai...
11:39 2019-08-13

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia investigation President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s probe into the origins of the Russia investigation — and gave Barr the green light to declassify related documents. “Today’s action will help ensure that all Americans learn...
08:39 2019-05-24

Trump gives Barr power to declassify intelligence related to Russia probe In a memo issued late Thursday, the president ordered intelligence agencies to cooperate with attorney general’s audit of surveillance surrounding Trump’s campaign....
04:52 2019-05-24

Trump directs U.S. intelligence community to ‘fully co-operate’ with Barr’s investigation President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully co-operate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe into whether Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia....
05:13 2019-05-24

Bill Barr defends claim that ‘spying did occur’ on Trump campaign Attorney General William Barr dug his heels in over his declaration that “spying did occur” on President Trump’s 2016 campaign — saying in a new interview that it’s a “perfectly good English word.” Barr continued to defend his comment, made during testimony last m...
16:26 2019-05-31

Attorney General Barr recuses himself from Boeing 737 MAX probe: Justice Dept. U.S. Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from the Justice Department's investigation into Boeing Co after two 737 MAX airplane crashes killed 346 people, a spokeswoman for Barr said Thursday....
03:39 2019-07-12

Barr Revives Encryption Debate, Calling on Tech Firms to Allow for Law Enforcement The attorney general, reopening the conversation on security vs. privacy, said that encryption and other measures effectively turned devices into “law-free zones.”...
23:52 2019-07-23

The 'Flipping Exes' baggage Bravo's not talking about: Bankruptcy, lawsuits, late taxes A Colorado investor says Bravo co-stars Christina "Nina" Klemm and Michael LeSure of "Flipping Exes" defrauded him.        ...
19:00 2019-07-08

Sasse demands Barr ‘rip up’ 2008 Epstein deal, bring co-conspirators to justice Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) has urged Attorney General William Barr to “rip up the non-prosecution, non-investigation agreement” for Jeffrey Epstein so that co-conspirators are brought to justice. “Too many of Epstein’s secrets have gone to the grave with him, and the Department must n...
17:52 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein conspiracy theorists peddling sci-fi novel written by AG William Barr’s late dad A little-known science fiction book penned by the late father of US Attorney General William Barr is being sold online at astronomical prices by sellers eager to attract Jeffrey Epstein conspiracy theorists. “Space Relations: A Slightly Gothic Interplanetary Tale” by Donald Barr has been...
04:13 2019-08-17

AG Barr recuses himself from Jeffrey Epstein case, citing past legal work Attorney General Bill Barr said Monday he has recused himself from the high-profile case against financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, citing his past legal work. ...
16:39 2019-07-09

Attorney General Bill Barr will not recuse himself from Jeffrey Epstein child sex prosecution But Barr will recuse himself from an internal Justice Department probe of current Labor Secretary's Alex Acosta involvement in approving a controversial no-prosecution deal with the wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein a decade ago....
23:13 2019-07-09

Barr rips 'legal analysis' in Mueller report: 'It did not reflect the views of the department' Attorney General Bill Barr said in an interview that aired Friday that he does not agree with the “legal analysis” inside Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report and said it does “not reflect the views” of the Justice Department, the latest break between President Trump's attorney general and leader...
16:13 2019-05-31

Trump's agenda hampered by troubling number of lower court injunctions, Barr says Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday said he has noticed a troubling trend of nationwide injunctions issued by lower courts that have taken their toll on President Trump’s agenda and threaten the political process for future administrations. ...
09:52 2019-05-22

Dems to pursue criminal contempt for William Barr, Wilbur Ross over census House Democratic leaders plan to move forward with criminal contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas for documents related to the 2020 census, senior Democratic aides said Monday. Being held in contempt by Cong...
18:13 2019-07-09

Schiff demands intelligence chiefs’ help with policing Barr’s review of Russia probe House Intelligence chair tells the heads of CIA, FBI, NSA and the director of National Intelligence that he wants to know what the attorney general intends to declassify....
23:26 2019-05-31

Schiff to intel community: Share info on Barr's attempts to declassify docs House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff demanded on Friday that the nation’s intelligence community report to Congress any effort by Attorney General William Barr to declassify national security secrets over its objections.Schiff made his demand in a letter to Director of National Intellig...
22:39 2019-05-31

Geraldo Rivera: AG Barr interview should have Comey, Clapper, Brennan 'quaking' in their boots Fox News correspondent at-large Geraldo Rivera is warning several Obama-era intelligence chiefs that they should be worried after Attorney General William Barr aired his concerns about the origins of the Mueller investigation in a new interview....
18:52 2019-05-31

Committee approves contempt of Congress citations against William Barr, Wilbur Ross By a 24-15 vote, the panel recommended that the full House of Representatives find Barr and Ross in contempt for refusing to cooperate with an investigation of the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census....
00:13 2019-06-13

Prosecutors Challenge Attorney General William Barr’s Bid to Change Immigration Rules (WASHINGTON) — More than 40 elected state and local prosecutors on Friday challenged Attorney General William Barr’s bid to give himself more authority in deciding whether to deport immigrants with criminal convictions. Barr wants to change immigration rules that defer to state and local...
00:00 2019-08-03

Trump gives AG Barr authority to declassify documents related to 2016 campaign surveillance President Trump on Thursday night issued a memo giving Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify any documents related to surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016....
06:39 2019-05-24

Amash accuses Barr of deliberately misrepresenting Mueller’s report to protect Trump The sole congressional Republican to call for the president’s impeachment detailed his concerns in two dozen tweets ahead of a town hall meeting in his Michigan district....
20:39 2019-05-28

DOJ declines to prosecute Barr, Ross over contempt vote tied to census question The Justice Department will not prosecute Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for allegedly stonewalling congressional probes into the Trump administration's efforts to place a citizenship question onto the 2020 census. ...
04:26 2019-07-25

Adam Schiff calls on Dan Coats to tell him if William Barr declassifies over intelligence community objections House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff pressed the intelligence community to let him know if Attorney General William Barr declassifies any documents pertaining to the Russia investigation over their objections....
23:26 2019-05-31

Jeffrey Epstein dead: William Barr ‘appalled’ over pedophile’s apparent suicide, FBI probing US Attorney General William Barr said he’s “appalled” that Jeffrey Epstein was able to kill himself while in federal custody, as the FBI announced Saturday that it would be probing the convicted pedophile’s death. “Mr. Epstein’s death raises serious questions that must ...
01:00 2019-08-11

The New Yorker's June issue shows AG Barr, McConnell, Graham 'shining' Trump's shoes The New Yorker took aim at Attorney General William Barr, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-SC, with its cover depicting them as shining President Trump's shoes. ...
10:13 2019-05-24

Barr has not received 'satisfactory' answers from intelligence community in Russia probe origins review Attorney General Bill Barr said he has not received answers from the intelligence community that are “at all satisfactory” in the early stages of his review into the origins of the Russia investigation....
22:26 2019-05-31

Sen. Graham: No Democrat 'will give a damn' about Barr declassifying documents on Trump campaign surveillance Sen. Lindsey Graham said “not one Democrat will give a damn” about the documents that will be declassified in relation to the surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016....
17:52 2019-05-24

Judge Blocks William Barr's Inhumane Plan to Deny Asylum Seekers Bail A federal judge has blocked a plan by the Trump administration that would have denied bail to asylum seekers who crossed into the U.S. illegally, according to Bloomberg. The ruling was made in response to a class-action lawsuit brought by asylum seekers....
06:13 2019-07-03

Attorney General William Barr decries 'serious irregularities' in Epstein's detention, vows full investigation Attorney General William Barr blasted corrections officials on Monday for what he described as “serious irregularities” at the New York federal prison where financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead. Barr vowed a full investigation by the FBI and the Justice Department inspector general. ...
22:13 2019-08-12

‘Serious Irregularities’ Found In New York Jail Holding Jeffrey Epstein, Attorney General William Barr Says (Bloomberg) — Attorney General William Barr said the federal jail where Jeffrey Epstein died had “serious irregularities,” and he vowed to pursue justice for the financier’s victims. “We are now learning of serious irregularities at this facility that are deeply concern...
22:13 2019-08-12

US Attorney Durham 'very dialed in' as he launches Russia probe review, met with Barr 'multiple times': sources The Connecticut U.S. attorney assigned by Attorney General Bill Barr to investigate the origins of the Russia probe is “very dialed in” and “asking all the right questions,” according to multiple sources familiar with the matter....
15:26 2019-06-07

Judge Napolitano 'surprised' Bill Barr agreed to turn over Mueller report documents to Nadler Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said Monday morning he was "very surprised" to see the Justice Department agree to turn over key evidence from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation....
18:39 2019-06-11

Trump asserts executive privilege over census materials as Dems weigh contempt against Barr, Ross The Justice Department said Wednesday that President Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents related his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, as House Democrats weigh a contempt resolution against Attorney General William Barr and Secretary of Com...
20:13 2019-06-12

Barr moves to fast-track death penalty in instances of mass murder or slaying of officers In a speech to the Fraternal Order of Police conference in New Orleans Monday, Attorney General William Barr promised to push for new legislation to swiftly carry out the death penalty for suspects who commit mass shootings or kill police officers....
01:13 2019-08-13

AG Barr said there must be 'zero tolerance for resisting police' and went after 'social justice reformers' in a heated speech to the US' largest law enforcement organization AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Attorney General William Barr gave a heated speech about being tough on crime to the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) this week. FOP is the US' largest fraternal police organization. After praising the bravery of police officers, Barr went on to say public figures in the media...
05:26 2019-08-14

Mueller, Barr different 'sounds' on probe summaries will increase pressure on special counsel to testify: Jason Riley Attorney General William Barr and Special Counsel Robert Mueller both summarized the same report on the Russia investigation, but came away making two different sounds....
03:39 2019-05-30

Mueller report outlines Trump 'crimes,' but no obstruction conclusion because Barr wouldn't permit indictment: Judge Nap Special Counsel Robert Mueller outlined several crimes in his report, but didn't offer a conclusion on obstruction because his boss was unlikely to permit prosecution....
02:39 2019-05-31

Schiff says Bill Barr no longer deserves 'attorney general' title: More of a 'personal attorney' for POTUS Attorney General William Barr has not left his post in the Trump administration but House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif, says he should no longer carry that title....
00:39 2019-05-23

Barr: Justice Dept. is ‘all in’ on criminal justice overhaul _____ EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Leroy Nolan has spent the last 26 years behind bars at a federal prison for a drug conviction. In the prison factory, he works making T-shirts, backpacks and other products that are later sold to government agencies, nonprofits and others. But what has become a decades-l...
04:26 2019-07-14

Barr cites 'serious irregularities' at jail, says Epstein 'co-conspirators should not rest easy' Attorney General William Barr vowed the federal probe into accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein would continue despite his apparent suicide.        ...
22:39 2019-08-12

How Much Money Do You Need to Buy a House? When you think about what it costs to buy a home, you often consider the down payment and monthly mortgage cost. But while down payment amounts are more flexible than ever, hidden fees are waiting for you around every corner. So: How much do you really need to buy a home?...
21:39 2019-06-14

House to hold second hearing on 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
01:26 2019-06-12

Tiny house living (WAVE) Paul and Katie Wheatley have enjoyed their 2,100-square-foot house for the past few years, welcoming foreign exchange students to live in their Kentucky home. Five or six years ago, Paul and Katie talked about downsizing—may be transitioning into a tiny home—but for several years nothing happ...
21:52 2019-07-17

Qualcomm Needs a House Divided In seeking to overturn a federal judge’s ruling in a case brought by the Federal Trade Commission, Qualcomm has marshaled the support of other branches of the federal government. Winning that stay has become rather important for the chip maker....
15:13 2019-07-22

I don't know if I'll ever buy my own house: CEO of a co-living firm Yoan Kamalski of Hmlet explains how his co-living company brings more value for money for its customers. He also says he has heard people saying that they would rather rent for the rest of their lives instead of buying a home....
12:00 2019-07-23

How to Get a $5,000 Amazon Credit: Buy a House Amazon is teaming with Realogy, an owner of real estate brokerage firms, to offer home buyers free Alexa speakers and services like furniture assembly....
13:39 2019-07-23

Drampa Will Burn Your House Down Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Drampa!...
18:26 2019-07-06

What Does the House Retirement Bill Mean For You? The retirement bill the House of Representatives passed on Thursday includes an assortment of changes for participants in 401(k) plans and owners of IRAs....
23:52 2019-05-23

How to keep your house cool in the heatwave Should you open your windows or close them? Can plants help, and should you get air conditioning? This is your guide to staying cool at home during a heatwave...
19:52 2019-07-24

Patriots might go to White House USA TODAY Sports' Jarrett Bell discusses what is next for the Patriots, including a possible trip to the White House.        ...
00:39 2019-06-07

Teach Your Kid to Fix Stuff Around the House My single-parent mom couldn’t afford to hire a handyman to fix the house, so we did it all ourselves. Together we fixed windows, installed faucets, and rewired appliances. Even though we did it all out of necessity, I enjoyed doing projects with my mom. A child psychologist might say that learning t...
22:00 2019-07-15

KKR Doubles Down on House Flippers The investment house has agreed to pump another $250 million into Toorak Capital Partners, which buys short-term loans made to real-estate investors who purchase, renovate and resell residential properties....
13:39 2019-06-12

What Your Kid Can Learn By Playing With a Toy House At the beginning of each episode of the new preschool show Moon and Me, a child places her dolls down to sleep in their toy house. “Lay down, Pepi Nana,” the child says, tucking the figurine under the covers of the tiny bed. “Close your eyes. Don’t you peep. This is the way we get to sleep.” She pro...
19:26 2019-05-23

Top House Dem says impeachment needs more public support WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House leader says Democrats may eventually launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, but not until they have more public support. Rep. Jim Clyburn of South Carolina, the Democratic whip, said Sunday on CNN, that with several House investigations under way...
21:00 2019-06-02

New Jersey house obliterated in explosion NEW JERSEY (WNBC) – A home somehow exploded in New Jersey Monday, generating a plume of smoke visible from Manhattan as firefighters battled a raging blaze on the ground. Firefighters were called to the scene of the blast on Abbott Avenue in Ridgefield around 11:30 a.m. There was no immediate ...
22:13 2019-06-17

House used in ‘Sopranos’ TV series on the market NORTH CALDWELL, N.J. (AP) — Two decades after the debut of the Sopranos, the house used in the filming of the HBO series is up for sale — long driveway, kitchen island and all. The New York Times reports that owners Patti and Victor Recchia listed the North Caldwell, New Jersey home for a “sta...
21:39 2019-06-01

House plants: the new bloom economy Instagram-friendly and bursting with ‘wellbeing benefits’, pot plants are being repackaged and reinvented by smart online entrepreneurs. Alex Moshakis reports on a growing trendIn October last year, an American entrepreneur named Eliza Blank raised $5m in venture funding for the Sill, a New York bra...
19:13 2019-06-30

Going, going, gone: Sotheby’s auction house sold for $3.7bn Patrick Drahi, a French-Israeli telecoms billionaire, takes 275-year-old company private Sotheby’s has agreed to a takeover by the billionaire art collector Patrick Drahi, in a $3.7bn (£2.9bn) deal that restores the auction house to private ownership after three decades on the stock market.The New Y...
01:26 2019-06-18

House to hold second hearing on Boeing 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
01:26 2019-06-12

House Will Not Act on Disaster Relief Until Next Week Representative John Rose, Republican of Tennessee, used the power of a single lawmaker to object to final passage of a disaster relief package by unanimous consent....
03:13 2019-05-31

Please Enjoy This Beautiful Minecraft House As old as Minecraft is, I’ll never get tired of appreciating just how good it looks when people put the effort in. I know a lot of games can get modded to Hell and back and look great, but there’s something about the distance blocky ol’ Minecraft has to travel to get there that makes it particularly...
05:13 2019-06-03

The Divided House of Lorne Michaels In Chris Kattan’s new memoir Baby Don’t Hurt Me, he writes that during the production of the film A Night at the Roxbury producer Lorne Michaels called him with an urgent suggestion. Kattan says he had been propositioned by the film’s director Amy Heckerling (“Are we gonna have sex?” she asked him, ...
00:13 2019-06-05

Your Cheap-Ass Bee House Is Probably Killing the Bees It’s a noble cause—trying to help bees thrive as populations face catastrophic collapse. One of the ways folks have been doing this recently is by purchasing bee houses. Bees will build their nests and lay their larvae inside these cute little tube-filled wood boxes, which have become prevalent at g...
03:39 2019-06-10

AOC Goes Off on the White House for Ignoring Congress New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered a fiery critique on Wednesday of the Trump administration’s shameless attempts to manipulate the upcoming 2020 Census by adding a citizenship question....
07:26 2019-06-13

House Democrats take on school segregation Gates Foundation forms commission to look at post-high school certificates, degrees — Study: D.C. voucher program didn't affect student achievement...
14:39 2019-05-21

This Hamptons house comes with a chicken coop If you’ve ever wanted your own chicken coop — plus a pool — then this charming Hamptons compound at 943 Springs Fireplace Road is for you. The seller is Edsel Williams, the owner and director of The Fireplace Project, a contemporary art gallery located nearby. The petite enclave of Springs is where ...
02:26 2019-07-18

Your Nissan Leaf May Soon Charge Your House You might think an electric car is a car, but you’d be wrong. It is a giant battery that, for some reason, spends most of its existence powering a thing that’s not moving at all. That’s why Nissan sees a future for the Leaf as a battery that can power your house....
20:26 2019-07-12

Brady: Don't read anything into selling of house Tom Brady's new contract makes him a free agent after the 2019 season, and it comes at the same time he is attempting to sell his Massachusetts home, which he addressed Monday morning, saying: "You shouldn't read into anything."...
17:00 2019-08-12

'House of Cards' actress: 'I had to bring it' Editor's note: The UN estimates that around 17 million people born in India live outside its borders. The group is considered the world's largest migrant population. From the NBA's first Indian-origin player to the descendant of an indentured laborer, CNN spoke to a handful of people born to Indian ...
19:26 2019-05-21

Mueller Is Set to Testify Before the House Tomorrow. Here’s Everything to Know Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will testify Wednesday before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election that he helmed for nearly two years. In his highly anticipated though reluctant appearance, Mueller ...
03:00 2019-07-24

LEX 18 Sponsors Habitat For Humanity House LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– LEX 18 is partnering with Habitat for Humanity this summer to build a home in our community. Before the rain poured Wednesday, crew members were out at the home putting together the walls. Mona Ashby was chosen to be the Habitat for Humanity homeowner. “The main ...
21:39 2019-05-29

The House Wants Betsy DeVos' Emails The House Oversight and Reform Committee has requested that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos hand over personal emails in which she discussed state business while in office, according to The Hill. Lock her up, amirite?...
11:26 2019-07-16

TFD: 2 transported to hospital after house fire TUCSON – Two people were transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a house fire early Thursday morning. Tucson Fire Department units were dispatched to a house near 36th Street and S. Forgeus Stravenue at about 7:15 a.m. TFD says both victims are adults. Details are limited at...
19:13 2019-07-11

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional staff....
02:26 2019-06-11

The Latest: House OKs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House vote on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 7 p.m. The House has given final approval to a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill. That clears the way for the measure to be sent to President Donald Trump for his expected signature. The...
01:52 2019-06-04

Unsettling, but Mansion House was not a violent protest As I joined the 350 or so guests arriving at the Lord Mayor of London's residence, at the Mansion House last night, there was little inkling of the disruption that was to come....
15:00 2019-06-21

On fourth try, House passes $19.1B disaster aid package House lawmakers cleared a critical disaster aid package Monday, overruling a group of conservatives who had blocked unanimous consent of the measure after three attempts at passing it last week....
03:26 2019-06-04

House votes to set aside impeachment resolution against Trump The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to table an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump, effectively killing the measure for now but not burying the issue that has divided Democrats....
03:13 2019-07-18

Boston man says someone broke into his house, cleaned it, then left Discovering that someone had broken into your home while you were away is a terrifying thing. What did they want? What did they break, rummage through, or steal? These are questions that were surely running through the head of Nate Roman, a Boston man who returned home from work earlier this month t...
22:00 2019-05-25

Tlaib: House Democrats are ‘moving toward’ impeachment Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Sunday morning that House Democrats are “moving toward” a consensus that it’s time to weigh impeachment as an option.The Michigan Democrat, who has been one of the most vocal advocates for impeachment, said that the impeachment debate should be about holding President Donald ...
18:39 2019-05-26

Rep. Will Hurd, the Only Black Republican in the House, Is Retiring (WASHINGTON) — The House’s only black Republican—Rep. Will Hurd—on Thursday became the latest GOP lawmaker to say he won’t seek re-election next year, jolting the party’s efforts to appeal to minority voters and wounding its already uphill chances of regaining Hou...
00:00 2019-08-03

House to vote on whether to consider articles of impeachment for Trump The House is slated to vote later Wednesday on whether to immediately consider articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, the first barometer of efforts to remove the president considered by the full Democrat-led House.The move, forced by a Democratic lawmaker from Texas who used a procedural mec...
16:39 2019-07-17

White House highlights F-35s to Poland in flyover President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda watched an F-35 fighter jet fly over the White House grounds Wednesday. The flyover was planned as Poland considers buying more than 30 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets. (June 12)        ...
00:26 2019-06-13

White House ups stakes in dispute with EU over Airbus The White House announced on Monday that it was adding $4 billion to a list of proposed tariffs that would be placed on European Union products as part of a long-running dispute over aviation industry subsidies. The items targeted ranged from metals and chemicals to agricultural products, such as fr...
00:26 2019-07-03

House Democrats sue Treasury for Trump’s tax returns WASHINGTON — House Democrats have upped the ante in their quest to see President Trump’s tax returns. On Tuesday, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) sued the Treasury Department in order to force the Internal Revenue Service to hand over the president’s returns. Trump has...
21:52 2019-07-02

De Blasio’s White House bid hit with second ethics complaint Mayor Bill de Blasio’s legal headaches grew worse Wednesday as a second campaign finance watchdog filed a complaint that claims Hizzoner violated strict donor limits in federal campaign finance law to help bankroll his quixotic White House bid. The complaint from the Campaign Legal Center char...
23:39 2019-08-07

Should I buy a house my real estate agent is also selling? Before hiring your agent or listing broker, understand what the broker or salesperson will do for you if you find yourself in a dual-agency situation....
17:01 2019-05-28

House could vote today on impeaching Trump The Democrat-controlled House will “likely” vote on Rep. Al Green’s articles of impeachment against President Trump later Wednesday, according to a Democratic aide. It’s still unclear, however, whether it will be a floor vote, tabled or sent to committee. House Speaker Nancy ...
18:13 2019-07-17

U.S. House's Pelosi: Trump is engaged in 'cover up' As Democrats in the U.S. Congress debated possibly impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that he is engaged in a "cover-up."...
17:00 2019-05-22

House Hearing on Reparations for Slavery Set for Next Week (WASHINGTON) — 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. The Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties is scheduled...
15:00 2019-06-13

U.S. House's Pelosi: Trump is engaged in 'cover-up' As Democrats in the U.S. Congress debated possibly impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday, about an hour before a White House meeting with him, that Trump is engaged in a "cover-up."...
17:52 2019-05-22

House Democrats Reportedly Want to Go After Rudy Giuliani The Daily Beast reported on Friday that congressional Democrats are considering launching a probe into Trump lawyer and sycophant Rudy Giuliani and his work overseas, after Giuliani attempted to push an investigation into Joe Biden’s son and his work in the Ukraine....
17:26 2019-06-07

A Key Piece of Obamacare Finds an Unlikely Foe: House Democrats The House will vote on Wednesday to repeal the so-called Cadillac tax on high-cost health plans, a key way the Affordable Care Act was supposed to pay for itself....
21:39 2019-07-17

Person who tried to get onto White House grounds arrested WASHINTON, D.C. — A person was arrested Friday night after trying to get onto the White House grounds near the historic Treasury Building, the U.S. Secret Service said. The trespassing attempt occurred about 9:10 p.m., the service said in a statement. “An individual attempted to cross a ...
07:52 2019-06-15

House Moves Again to Cut Off Support to Saudi War in Yemen The vote was part of a barrage of defense policy measures that would put a Democratic stamp on the military and serve as an indictment of the president’s foreign policy....
02:39 2019-07-12

House votes to block military transgender ban WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block President Donald Trump’s move to restrict transgender men and women from military service. The House has passed, by a 243-183 vote, an amendment to block Trump’s transgender ban from remaining in effect. The move still ...
04:52 2019-06-19

Factbox: Which U.S. House Democrats want to impeach Trump? Ninety Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of early this week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Republican President Donald Trump....
15:13 2019-07-24

Damn: The Kid From ‘Smart House’ Got Hot But Now He’s Not Hot Again, You Just Missed The Window If you’re a ’90s kid who grew up on a healthy diet of Disney Channel Original Movies, you might want to sit down, because we’ve got some pretty major news for you. The kid from Smart House got hot, but now he’s not hot again—you just missed the window....
17:26 2019-07-23

The most commonly broken ‘house rule’ in America ‘Always say please and thank you’, ‘no phones at the dinner table’ and ‘never go to bed angry’ are three of the top 10 most common house rules in America, according to new research. A study examining how families manage their time at home and the house rules by wh...
23:26 2019-06-04

House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an extra $4,500 next year.Congressional salaries have been frozen at about $174,000 since 2009, when Democrats controlled Congress and decided to suspend...
00:00 2019-06-05

Trump says House Speaker Pelosi has 'lost it' U.S. President Donald Trump attacked House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday, after infrastructure talks with Democratic lawmakers collapsed the day before amid sprawling congressional probes into Trump's business and administration....
23:26 2019-05-23

The secrets behind HGTV’s smash hit ‘House Hunters’ Being on “House Hunters” was so nice, Elizabeth and Jeff Newcamp did it twice. The filming process was riddled with exaggerations, posturing and phony recreations, as Elizabeth wrote in a Slate piece published Thursday with the headline, “What It’s Actually Like to Be on House Hunt...
02:26 2019-06-21

Two-alarm fire burns house in midtown TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department is working a two-alarm house fire after the blaze ignited Friday afternoon in midtown. According to TFD, the house involved is located near 17th Street and Campbell Avenue. Details are limited at this time. Crews on scene of a 2 Alarm fire on 17th Street eas...
03:39 2019-06-18

Jane The Virgin moves on by clashing with “the man of the house” The women of Jane The Virgin have been through some major hardships recently, and it’s time for them to close the door on painful past events and push forward into the future. “Chapter Ninety-Two” is an episode about letting go, with Jane, Petra, and Xo facing struggles that help them overcome bigge...
04:52 2019-06-06

Juneteenth House hearing on slavery reparations A House subcommittee will discuss legislation to create a commission to study the history of slavery and its lasting effects on African Americans.        ...
04:26 2019-06-20

AOC clashes with House GOP over concentration camp remarks Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sparred with her Republican House colleagues on Tuesday after the New York Democrat ​compared housing conditions for immigrants at the border to concentration camps. ​”Please @AOC do us all a favor and spend just a few minutes learning some actual history. 6 milli...
21:39 2019-06-18

Tucson family escapes house fire TUCSON – Residents of a north side home were displaced Thursday morning after a garage fire. Northwest Fire District officials were dispatched to the 7200 block of W. Deserama Dr. Fire officials say two adults, a dog, and a turtle were able to evacuate the home with no injuries. The cause of the fir...
16:52 2019-06-06

Factbox: Which House Democrats want to impeach Trump? Eighty-nine Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of late last week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Republican President Donald Trump....
14:00 2019-07-22

The House Finally Votes for a $15 Minimum Wage Nearly seven years after the grassroots Fight for $15 movement began, the House of Representatives has voted to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by the middle of the next decade, and to tie the minimum wage to inflation after that....
21:39 2019-07-18

Rapinoe stands by statement about not going to White House Megan Rapinoe apologized Thursday for using coarse language in saying she would not visit the White House if the United States wins the Women's World Cup       ...
19:26 2019-06-27

House Dem impeachment support gains new momentum Public support among House Democrats for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump is growing despite Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s attempts to halt the effort.More than two dozen Democrats who hadn't previously taken a position voted Wednesday to advance a measure to impeach the president ove...
01:13 2019-07-19

6 Mushroom Snacks That You Can Prepare For Your Next House Party If you are hosting a house party at your place this weekend, here are some stellar mushroom snacks you can try your hands at. We are sure your guests would love every bit of it....
19:00 2019-06-27

House Democratic factions end their Twitter feud House Democrats moved to de-escalate lingering tensions between the party’s factions on Thursday, in a bid to unify the caucus in its final stretch before a lengthy summer recess. Leaders of the caucus’ moderate and progressive wings released a rare joint statement that reads like a political truc...
01:13 2019-07-19

Support for Impeachment Inquiry Grows in the House The trickle of Democrats backing an impeachment inquiry is threatening to turn into a flood, but there are few signs the rising tide will sway House Democratic leaders....
17:00 2019-08-01

Ask Maggie Haberman About Covering the White House Since she joined The Times in 2015, Maggie Haberman has been a driving force behind much of its award-winning political coverage and a lightning rod for grievances from both sides of the aisle....
11:52 2019-06-15

Arizona House OKs Navajo school voucher fix FILE – In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 file photo, Kathy Hoffman, a Democratic superintendent of public education, poses for a portrait in Phoenix. Arizona lawmakers are moving to allow a handful of children from the Navajo reservation to continue using school vouchers at a Christian school ...
23:39 2019-05-24

Abortion in the forefront of US House races near Atlanta ATLANTA (AP) — When Gov. Brian Kemp signed Georgia’s “heartbeat” abortion ban into law on May 7, one of the most high-profile women by his side was Republican state Sen. Renee Unterman, who proudly donned a baseball cap reading “PRO LIFE.” Unterman was expected to annou...
23:13 2019-06-06

Habitat For Humanity House Just Months Away From Completion LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– One Lexington woman’s dream of being a homeowner is just a few months away from coming to fruition. “For me to have this opportunity to come through Habitat to actually be able to call my own, is just a tremendous blessing,” said Mona Ashby. Over the ...
04:00 2019-06-22

Under U.S. House questioning, Mueller sometimes stumbles in early going Under rapid-fire questioning from lawmakers, former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, 74, occasionally struggled to keep up on Wednesday in the beginning of his much-awaited, back-to-back congressional committee hearings....
17:26 2019-07-24

Boeing Criticized for 737 Max Crisis at House Hearing Frustrations were expressed in Washington, a day after Boeing secured a major show of confidence when the parent company of British Airways ordered 200 Max jets....
02:13 2019-06-20

U.S. House panel to cut recess short to consider gun measures The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Friday it will cut short its summer recess and meet on Sept. 4 to consider new gun control legislation in response to back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio....
13:00 2019-08-17

House readies rebuke as Trump digs in House Democrats are moving swiftly to deliver an extraordinary rebuke of President Donald Trump for his barrage of personal attacks against four high-profile freshman members of their caucus. The House will vote Tuesday night on a resolution to sharply denounce Trump’s remarks as “racist,” lining up...
17:13 2019-07-16

TFD crews battle two house fires within a hour TUCSON –Tucson Fire Department responded to two fires within an hour of each other early Thursday morning. Initially, crews were dispatched to a home in the 2000 block of W. Water Street before 7 a.m., for reports of smoke. #metaslider_274468_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-rig...
22:26 2019-07-11

Amash quits House Freedom Caucus Rep. Justin Amash quit the conservative House Freedom Caucus on Monday night, weeks after becoming the lone Republican to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.The Michigan lawmaker told a CNN reporter that he has “the highest regard for them, and they’re my close friends,” but he “didn’t wa...
05:13 2019-06-11

Man set himself on fire near White House, severely injured WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say a man set himself on fire at a national park near the White House and has been hospitalized in critical condition. U.S. Park police tell news outlets officers and U.S. Secret Service agents responded to the report of the burning man at the White House Ellipse on Wed...
11:26 2019-05-30

US House condemns Trump's racist comments The US House has passed a resolution condemning President Trump for racist comments against four congresswomen. Trump's tweets over the past several days have consumed debate in Washington....
06:52 2019-07-17

House Democrats Want Mueller to Testify, Despite His Reluctance Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, stated clearly that he hoped his public statement Wednesday would be his last, but Democrats want him on a witness stand....
00:00 2019-05-30

House fire displaces three in Southeast Tucson TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department responded Tuesday afternoon to reports of a fire at a multiplex in the 2700 block of South Oakenshield Way. According to reports, a floor fan caught fire and spread to the carpet in a bedroom, filling the unit with smoke. The resident, a 51-year-old female, and ...
03:52 2019-05-22

Graham: Republicans likely to take back the House in 2020 Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. advised President Trump to "be quiet" and show up for reelection in 2020, responding to policies that Democrats are proposing....
07:13 2019-07-12

Man dies after setting himself on fire near White House The man, identified as Arnav Gupta of Bethesda, Maryland, lit himself on fire Wednesday afternoon on the Ellipse Park, not far from the Washington Monument, in full view of passersby....
16:39 2019-05-30

Maryland man fatally set himself on fire near White House WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland man who set himself on fire at a national park near the White House has died. U.S. Park police tell news outlets 33-year-old Arnav Gupta died from his injuries late Wednesday. Police say officers and U.S. Secret Service agents responded to a report of the burning man ear...
15:00 2019-05-30

Watch out, StreetEasy — a new NYC house-hunting tool is here Many New York City property owners are so bold as to buy their pads sight unseen. And even those lucky enough to tour the apartments they end up buying may lack important information that could inform their decisions. To arm prospective buyers and renters with as much information as possible about p...
03:13 2019-05-30

Here's how to build a hurricane-resistant house — not as expensive as you may think After years of increasingly powerful hurricanes wreaking record destruction, owners and builders are looking intensely at ways to fortify their homes....
14:52 2019-05-21

House GOP grapples with abortion messaging after Alabama law Republicans wanted to weaponize abortion against vulnerable Democrats in 2020, but a wave of strict bans across the country has upended their strategy, leaving them scattered and mostly mute.Before Alabama passed its law, Republicans had made clear they would make abortion a central issue in the nex...
14:39 2019-05-29

Venezuela's Lopez says he met generals during house arrest Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez believes President Nicolas Maduro's government will fall "in weeks," he told journalists in Caracas Thursday....
18:52 2019-05-21

Reviewed editors never leave the house without these items Since we review products for a living, we at Reviewed are picky about our daily essentials. Here are some items our editors can't leave home without!        ...
21:26 2019-05-30

Investigative journalist put under house arrest in Moscow Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was placed under two months' house arrest in Moscow on Saturday while he is investigated for drug peddling, as a court rejected a request from investigators to hold him in custody....
13:39 2019-06-09

William McRaven on White House run: No plans, but 'never say never' Retired Adm. William McRaven, who oversaw the Navy SEAL raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, is not completely closing the door to running for president....
11:00 2019-05-22

House set to empower committees to sue Trump over subpoenas The House is set to take its most aggressive step yet to haul special counsel Robert Mueller’s witnesses to Capitol Hill, even as Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared that House Democrats were “not even close” to backing an impeachment inquiry.The House on Tuesday is expected to advance a measure authorizi...
18:13 2019-06-11

House committee gives OK to 9/11 victims fund reauthorization The House judiciary committee gave its approval to legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund one day after comedian Jon Stewart passionately implored the panel to support the bill....
21:00 2019-06-12

House panel to return September 4 to consider gun measures The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Friday it will cut short its summer recess and meet on Sept. 4 to consider new gun control legislation in response to back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
20:39 2019-08-16

WATCH: F-35 performs White House flyover An F-35 flew over the White House and downtown Washington, D.C., to mark the visit of Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday. The United States and Poland also recently reached an agreement to sell the aircraft to the Eastern European country....
21:52 2019-06-12

Cities where it's easiest to buy a house for less than $100K 24/7 Wall St. reviewed median home value data from the U.S. Census Bureau to identify where it’s easiest to buy a house for less than $100,000.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

House Democrats Subpoena a Who’s Who of Mueller Witnesses The House Judiciary Committee approved a dozen new subpoenas targeting Mueller witnesses, including Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law, and Jeff Sessions, the former attorney general....
19:13 2019-07-11

Bold and brave: design in a rental house With creative use of colour and lots of art, living in a rental property was no barrier to creating an inspiring, individual home for this designerOne of the first things you notice as you enter Swiss-born interior designer Ana Engelhorn’s elegant London period home is the original wooden staircase ...
17:13 2019-07-06

Three displaced after house blaze on south side TUCSON – Three people are displaced after Tucson Fire Department battled a house fire on the southside after it ignited sometime Thursday afternoon. According to TFD, the blaze burned at a guest house located at 2117 E. Granito Vista near South Kino Parkway and Interstate 10. Officials say the...
17:52 2019-08-16

Third House conservative blocks $19B disaster aid measure For the third time in a week, House conservatives blocked a $19.1 billion disaster aid package, chastising lawmakers for attempting to pass a major spending bill with a quick voice vote and without debate....
02:52 2019-05-31

Rep. Justin Amash won’t rule out White House run WASHINGTON – Rep. Justin Amash, a congressman from Michigan who left the Republican Party last week, said Sunday that he wouldn’t rule out making a White House run. “I still wouldn’t rule anything like that out,” Amash told CNN’s Jake Tapper in his first sit-down since he wrote an Independence...
19:52 2019-07-07

Sotheby’s Auction House to Be Taken Private in $3.7 Billion Sale Patrick Drahi’s acquisition of the auction house, which has struggled to turn a profit recently, will return it to private ownership after 31 years of being publicly traded....
18:00 2019-06-17

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
07:52 2019-06-16

'I don't see why not': Pete Buttigieg on having kids with husband in White House Democrat hopeful makes remarks on first wedding anniversaryButtigieg is first openly gay major party presidential candidateThe Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to start a family with his husband, Chasten, and says that could happen if he makes it to the White House.“I don’t see...
20:39 2019-06-16

A week after Borderlands publisher Take-Two sent investigators to the house of well-known Borderland A week after Borderlands publisher Take-Two sent investigators to the house of well-known Borderlands YouTuber Matt “SupMatto” Sommers because he published leaks from Borderlands 3, Sommers’ channel has been removed from YouTube....
02:13 2019-08-17

Home is where the cork is: UK designers present recyclable house With an open plan kitchen, living room, bedroom, bathroom and snug sleeping space in the roof, this small house resembles any other regular abodes except for one key element - it is made almost entirely of cork....
21:13 2019-07-24

Explainer: After Mueller, what do U.S. House Judiciary Democrats do about Trump? Democrats in control of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hope that Robert Mueller's testimony on Wednesday will boost their wide-ranging investigation of President Donald Trump, but it is not entirely clear where that inquiry is headed....
15:13 2019-07-24

Juul faces House investigation over teen e-cigarette use Juul is facing even more heat over concerns that it's contributing to teen vaping. The House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy has opened an investigation into the "youth e-cigarette epidemic" that could determine if Juul had marketed its......
22:26 2019-06-16

The White House's Middle East Meetup Is Already a Mess Since shortly after joining the Trump administration, Jared Kushner has made it his personal mission to solve the Gordian Knot that is the Israeli-Palestine conflict. Let’s check in on how that’s going....
22:00 2019-06-17

House chairwoman wants Facebook to pause work on its cryptocurrency You knew Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency would come under scrutiny as soon as it became official, and the US government isn't wasting any time. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters has issued a statement calling on Facebook to......
02:26 2019-06-19

Prosecutor: Man pulled from debris after house blast dies RIDGEFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man pulled from the rubble of a New Jersey home following an explosion has died. The Bergen County prosecutor’s office said 48-year-old Mark Schellack died early Tuesday at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Prosecutors said Schellack was badly burned in t...
23:52 2019-06-18

White House considered demoting Fed's Powell: report Lawyers at the White House earlier this year explored the legality of stripping Jerome Powell of his Federal Reserve chairmanship and demoting him to be just one of as many as seven governors of the U.S. central bank, according to a report from Bloomberg News published on Tuesday....
22:00 2019-06-18

Will Hurd, the only black GOP representative in the House, announces retirement Texas Rep. Will Hurd — the only black Republican in the House — announced on Thursday that he won’t seek reelection next year. He revealed the decision on Twitter, saying he’s leaving “Congress to solve problems at the nexus between technology and national security.” “While Congress has a role in th...
04:13 2019-08-02

National climate emergency declared by House of Commons The motion describes climate change as a "real and urgent crisis, driven by human activity, that impacts the environment, biodiversity, Canadian's health and the Canadian economy." ...
17:39 2019-06-18

Oregon House approves progressive climate policy The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall limit on greenhouse gas emissions and auction off pollution “allowances” for each ton of carbon industries plan to emit. Only the state’s largest polluters would be targeted. Lawmak...
17:00 2019-06-18

Mike Dunn: the funky freak still uniting rap and house A thwarted deal with P Diddy left the Chicago house star ‘in a real dismal place’. But by reconnecting with the propulsive hip-house genre that he pioneered, he’s bounced back brighter‘Well all right, you squares …” So begins Mike Dunn’s 1995 house classic God Made Me Phunky, as if he’s settling int...
16:39 2019-06-18

Madhya Pradesh Family Branches Out With Novel Tree House When the Kesharwanis decided to branch out and expand their family home, they came up with a novel way of dealing with an ancient giant fig tree in their garden -- they built the house around it. Now......
12:39 2019-06-18

Sen Graham: House Dems trying to 'destroy' Trump presidency House Democrats are looking to "destroy" the Trump presidency with a continued effort to revive the Mueller report, this according to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who spoke on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" Monday....
06:13 2019-06-11

House votes to block Trump's transgender troop ban The House voted Tuesday to block the Pentagon’s new transgender troop policy, taking a swipe at President Donald Trump’s move to ban transgender service in the military.During debate on a $1 trillion spending package, lawmakers voted 243-183 to adopt an amendment from Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) t...
11:52 2019-06-19

NAACP Puts It to the House: Impeach Donald Trump! Delegates to the NAACP voted unanimously Tuesday to have the nation’s oldest civil rights organization press the House to start impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump....
09:13 2019-07-24

House resolution would make it easier to enforce subpoenas WASHINGTON (AP) — A resolution being voted on in the House would make it easier for Democrats to sue members of President Donald Trump’s administration and other potential witnesses who refuse to comply with subpoenas. The House resolution being considered Tuesday would authorize lawsuits agai...
06:52 2019-06-11

Trump-Russia: House committee to see Mueller evidence Deal comes as Democrats weigh up impeachment proceedings against Donald TrumpThe House judiciary committee expects to receive the first files of underlying evidence from Robert Mueller’s report soon, after a sudden shift by the justice department as Democrats weigh impeachment proceedings against Pr...
09:52 2019-06-11

White House says Afghan peace talks are 'proceeding' President Donald Trump met with his national security team on Friday to discuss Afghan peace talks and the meeting went "very well, and negotiations are proceeding," the White House said in a statement....
04:39 2019-08-17

House Democrats, With Pelosi’s Support, Will Consider a Commission on Reparations A bill backed by nearly 60 House Democrats would create a panel to develop proposals and a “national apology” to repair the lingering effects of slavery....
03:00 2019-06-19

U.S. House to vote on power to sue Trump advisers who ignored subpoenas Democratic lawmakers would gain clear authority to sue Trump administration figures including former White House Counsel Don McGahn to enforce ignored subpoenas under a measure set to come to a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday....
21:52 2019-06-11

Majority of House Democrats now support impeachment inquiry The impeachment dam has broken.More than half of House Democrats say they would vote to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, a crucial threshold that backers say will require Speaker Nancy Pelosi to reconsider her steadfast opposition.Though Pelosi has given no indication t...
16:01 2019-08-01

15 places in the US where it costs nearly twice as much to rent a house during high season Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images Rental data company AirDNA compiled a list of the most seasonal vacation destinations where owners can expect to see profits double during the summer months for beaches, or the winter months for ski towns. The list includes many beach towns in New York and New Englan...
01:00 2019-08-03

Panama’s Martinelli transferred from jail to house arrest PANAMA CITY (AP) — A Panamanian court has ordered former President Ricardo Martinelli to be transferred from jail to house arrest. The country’s judicial branch said Wednesday on Twitter that a court “orders the cessation of the provisional detention of the ex-president of the Republic f...
16:52 2019-06-12

Deprived of Power, House Republicans Head for the Exits Six House Republicans announced retirements over the last two weeks, making the road to a G.O.P. majority that much steeper and the conference that much whiter and more male....
02:13 2019-08-03

Sarah Sanders to leave White House at end of June White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, one of the president's closest and most trusted White House aides, will be leaving the administration at the end of the month, Trump announced Thursday. (June 13)        ...
02:00 2019-06-14

White House spokeswoman Sanders leaving job at end of month White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who evolved into one of his closest advisers, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
23:39 2019-06-13

Body Found After Larue County House Fire LARUE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– One person was found dead following a house fire in Larue County. It happened around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday on Otter Creek Road in the Buffalo community. Kentucky State Police learned that upon the fire departments arrival a deceased victim was located inside the resid...
17:13 2019-06-13

House Democrats Offer an Alternative to the Green New Deal The influential group of lawmakers is calling for net-zero emissions in the United States by 2050. Supporters of the Green New Deal say that's not enough....
10:52 2019-08-04

White House to Start Ban on Government Business With Huawei The White House will start implementing provisions of a law that bans the U.S. government from doing business with Huawei Technologies, moving ahead with restrictions despite Huawei’s court challenge....
14:39 2019-08-08

White House: No politician should be blamed for another’s ‘evil intention’ The White House said Tuesday that no politician, including the president, should be blamed when someone “acts out their evil intention” — as President Trump prepares to travel on Wednesday to the Texas and Ohio cities where 31 people were killed in mass shootings over the weekend. ...
23:26 2019-08-06

UK House of Commons rejects bid to rule out no-deal Brexit LONDON (AP) — British opposition lawmakers have failed in their latest attempt to ensure the U.K. can’t leave the European Union without a divorce deal. The House of Commons voted 309-298 against setting aside a day later this month to try to pass legislation that would prevent a no-deal Brexi...
18:26 2019-06-12

Kyrgyz security forces storm ex-president's house Fighting raged outside the home of former Kyrgyz president Almazbek Atambayev on Wednesday, as elite security forces stormed the property and his supporters gathered en masse to prevent him from being arrested on corruption charges....
20:26 2019-08-07

Hope Hicks Agrees to Interview With House Panel The hearing will be the first time that an aide to President Trump has taken the witness stand in the House Judiciary Committee’s investigation into whether Mr. Trump obstructed justice....
05:26 2019-06-13

House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute A House committee has voted to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. (June 12)        ...
03:13 2019-06-13

Hope Hicks to testify before House Judiciary Committee Hope Hicks, a former longtime confidant of President Donald Trump, will testify behind closed doors before the House Judiciary Committee next week, Chairman Jerrold Nadler announced Wednesday.Hicks, who served as a top aide to Trump’s presidential campaign and in the White House as communications di...
00:39 2019-06-13

The house painted with 'spiteful' smileys, and other emoji rows A California woman has insisted that painting huge emojis on her house was not an attempt to get back at her neighbours – but it’s not the first time the Unicode characters have caused controversyA neighbourly dispute in the laid-back Californian comminuty of Manhattan Beach has deteriorated into pu...
00:52 2019-08-08

Bosnian police find 130 migrants in private house SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian police say they have found some 130 migrants staying illegally in a privately owned house in the northwestern town of Bihac. Police say three migrants were arrested for resisting police who searched the house on Tuesday. Local media say three policemen wer...
16:39 2019-06-14

Trump says will not fire White House adviser Conway U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, even though a government watchdog found she had violated U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
18:26 2019-06-14

U.S. House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
22:26 2019-06-15

Inverted curve proves White House has won its battle with the Fed WeWork may have left it a tad late for its IPO unless the central bank makes a swift and decisive cutWeWork, the loss-making US office rental company, is planning a stock market launch next month to fund its global expansion. All the signs on Wall Street on Wednesday were that Silicon Valley’s next ...
15:00 2019-08-16

Shocker: The White House Is Not Totally on Board With Gun Control Right after the shootings in El Paso and Dayton earlier this month, President Donald Trump took some time between complaining about movies and livetweeting Joe Biden’s speeches to call on Congress to pass “strong background checks.” A few days later, he endorsed “serious discussions” on “meaningful”...
21:00 2019-08-14

Does having a smart-home make your house harder to sell? Experts weigh in on how your smart-home devices could make your home more difficult to sell. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.       ...
06:39 2019-08-13

The Return of an Old Face in House of X #2 Champions Some of Its Boldest Ideas While speaking about his new “Dawn Of X” revitalization of the X-Men at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Jonathan Hickman explained one of the core rules for the event, an idea more comics publishers should take to heart. Though House of X and Powers of X were meant to take the X-Men into a bold, ne...
00:52 2019-08-13

U.S. House panel plans hearing on proposed mpg freeze Heidi King, deputy NHTSA administrator, and Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, are likely to testify when two U.S. House subcommittees hold a joint hearing June 20 on the Trump administration's controversial plan to freeze federal fuel efficiency rules at 2020 levels through 2...
02:39 2019-06-12

Factbox: House Democrats edge toward pro-impeachment majority Nearly a majority of Democratic lawmakers in the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives have now said they support starting impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump....
19:52 2019-08-01

Rising calls for impeachment may not alter House Democrats' course Mounting support among Democrats in Congress for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump seems unlikely to change House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's caution on moving ahead with the politically risky move, Democrats said on Thursday....
01:52 2019-08-02

Five children die, two teens escape from burning Pennsylvania house Five children died and other people were rescued from an early-morning fire at a home that operated as a daycare center in Erie, Pennsylvania, on Sunday, officials and news media reported....
00:00 2019-08-13

Want to be a male ally? Start by helping clean the house Liberal men say they want to be equal partners in housework and parenting. But it hasn’t happenedImagine if the dishes stopped getting done. Imagine if no one did the laundry, and it piled up, stained and mildewing in hampers and in piles on the floor. Imagine if no one fed the baby, or changed her,...
08:26 2019-06-12

Black bear breaks into house then exits 'like the Kool-Aid man' A black bear broke into a house in Colorado at the weekend searching for food, then left by crashing through a wall "like the Kool-Aid man", police said....
14:13 2019-08-12

How an assault weapons ban and impeachment are confounding House Democrats An assault weapons ban and impeachment are popular with the rank and file. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team must weigh more than public sentiment. And those other factors have persuaded them to move cautiously on both fronts....
06:52 2019-08-10

House panel plans hearing on proposed mpg freeze Heidi King, deputy NHTSA administrator, and Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, are likely to testify when two House subcommittees hold a joint hearing on the controversial plan to freeze federal fuel efficiency rules at 2020 levels through 2026....
15:13 2019-06-12

Will Hurd, only black Republican in House, won’t seek reelection Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, the only black Republican in the House, won’t seek reelection in 2020, he announced on Thursday.“I have made the decision to not seek reelection for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas in order to pursue opportunities outside the halls of Congress to solve problems at t...
04:13 2019-08-02

Croatia: 6 people shot dead in Zagreb house Local media have described the killings of three women, two men and a 10-year-old child as an act of jealousy. Only a 7-month-old baby was left alive and uninjured in the house....
08:26 2019-08-02

House Democrats tell McConnell: Pass stricter gun laws now More than 200 members pressed the Republican leader to bring the Senate back from its August recess to approve a measure expanding background checks after shootings in Texas and Ohio....
02:00 2019-08-08

Toll House promoting ‘safe to eat’ raw cookie dough Raw cookie dough has always been a popular snack food, but it hasn’t always been safe. Health officials warn that it can cause sickness and infections, such as salmonella....
07:13 2019-07-01

Woman dies in house explosion in North Carolina A woman was found dead in the remains of a home leveled by a fire and explosion in Charlotte, North Carolina. (July 3)        ...
20:52 2019-07-03

Republicans revolt against White House budget plan Senate Republicans are rebelling against the Trump administration’s proposed fix to a fiscal pile-up this fall, rejecting a one-year stopgap funding bill as insufficient for the military.In a letter to President Donald Trump's budget negotiators led by close Trump ally Sen. David Perdue of Georgia, ...
22:26 2019-07-03

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.        ...
10:13 2019-07-05

House condemns Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for racially charged attacks against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him....
08:26 2019-07-17

Torrential DC rainstorm floods White House basement Fierce rainstorms swamped the nation’s capital Monday morning, causing massive road and rail delays, knocking out power for thousands — and flooding the White House basement....
18:39 2019-07-08

House Votes to Kill Trump Impeachment Resolution The House on Wednesday killed an attempt to impeach President Trump over statements the chamber already condemned as racist, exposing Democratic divisions....
00:13 2019-07-18

Nine Clever Home Clutter Cures That'll Get Your House In Order There are certain organizing solutions we all know–I’m talking about laundry baskets, drawer organizers, and shoe racks. But what about the organizing problems we don’t even realize we have, or realize there are solutions to, like ice cube trays that hog freezer space, or toilet paper rolls that are...
01:39 2019-07-09

House Condemns Trump’s Attack on Four Congresswomen as Racist The House voted largely along party lines to formally condemn President Trump’s comments on four minority congresswomen as racist, after an hourslong brawl....
05:13 2019-07-17

US House Votes To Condemn Trump's 'Racist Comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president......
04:01 2019-07-17

Joe Biden raised $21.5 million for his White House bid, campaign says Biden showed his fundraising prowess, but likely did not see a boost in donations after the Democratic debate when he came under sharp attack from opponents....
19:39 2019-07-03