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elizabeth-warren-101518.jpg Seeking defuse frequent attacks by President Donald Trump, Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., released the results of a DNA test on Monday that support her claims of Native American ancestry.

jeffsessions-101518.jpg Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the creation of a transnational organized crime Task Force of experienced prosecutors to coordinate the Trump administration's efforts and develop a plan to eliminate criminal groups off the US streets. Sessions said he has directed the FBI, DEA, OCDETF, and the Department's Criminal Division to identify top transnational criminal organizations tha

khashoggi-soudi-101518.jpg International pressure is mounting on Saudi Arabia to give a comprehensive explanation into the whereabouts of missing dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi, a columnist for the Washington Post who had been living in the United States, has been missing since he entered a Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on October 2nd.

dona-maria-101218.jpg A House race in a South Florida congressional district Democrats had targeted as an easy pickup in their bid take control of Congress is neck-and-neck, according to the results of a new Mason Dixon-Telemundo poll.

andrew-brunson-101218.jpg A Turkish court on Friday ordered American pastor Andrew Brunson to be released from house arrest, drawing praise from President Donald Trump. Brunson was convicted of terror-related charges but will be allowed to leave Turkey due to good behavior and the time he has already served.

washingtondeathpenalty-oct12.jpg Washington became the 20th American state to outlaw capital punishment after its Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the current death penalty statute is unconstitutional as it was applied in an "arbitrary and racially biased manner."

donald-j-trump1-101218.jpg Members of President Donald Trump's legal team are preparing answers to written questions submitted by special counsel Robert Mueller, according to multiple media reports. The questions provided by Mueller reportedly focus on allegations of collusion between Trump's presidential campaign and the Russian...

tina-amy-101118.jpg Both of Minnesota's Senate seats will technically be up for grabs in next month's midterm elections, although the results of a new NBC News/Marist poll show the Democratic candidates with big leads in both races in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.

donaldtrump2-101118.jpg President Donald Trump continued his attacks on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy following the step drop by stocks on Wednesday, blaming the central bank for the sell-off on Wall Street.

hurricane-michael-101118.jpg Hurricane Michael, the third-most powerful storm to hit the United States, claimed two lives as it battered north-west Florida, flooding beach towns and toppling trees and power lines. It made landfall as a raging Category 4 storm in the Gulf of Mexico beachfront area Wednesday afternoon. Michael, packing winds of 155 miles per hour (250 kilometers), was the strongest storm to hit the state's no

journalist-jamal-khashoggi-101118.jpg A bipartisan group of top U.S. Senators have written a letter urging President Donald Trump to order an investigation into the whereabouts of missing dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and impose sanctions against anyone found responsible for his disappearance. The letter by 22 lawmakers comes amid allegations that Riyadh ordered the killing of the known critic of the Saudi monarchy. Khashoggi, a c

ted-cruz-101118.jpg Texas Senator Ted Cruz', R-Tex., seat had been seen as a potential pickup opportunity for Democrats despite the state's Republican tilt, but the results of a new Quinnipiac University poll show the incumbent holding on to a sizable lead over Congressman Beto O'Rourke, D-Tex.

brettkavanaugh2-101018.jpg Successfully getting Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court was seen as a major victory for Republicans and President Donald Trump, but the results of a new Politico/Morning Consult poll suggest the new Justice's confirmation could hurt the GOP in next month's midterm elections.

president-trump2-101018.jpg Declaring the centrist Democratic Party dead in an op-ed published in USA Today on Wednesday, President Donald Trump described the new Democrats as radical socialists who want to model America's economy after Venezuela.

taylorswift-101018.jpg Taylor Swift stole the 2018 American Music Awards night with a crowd-pumping show opening performance, followed by breaking the record for most AMA wins ever by a female artist. Winning four trophies each, she was the topper at this year along with her touring partner Camila Cabello. Having won Artist of the year, Tour of the Year, Favorite Female Artist - Pop/Rock, and Favorite Album - Pop/Rock

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