After meeting on Hill, Kushner says his actions during campaign were proper. 'I did not collude' with Russians
Jared Kushner, the President's son-in-law and senior adviser, made a rare public statement Monday following his meeting with Senate intelligence committee staffers, saying his answers and information he provided the committee show "all of my actions were proper" in the course of the campaign.
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President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner gives a statement regarding his meetings with Russians during the 2016 presidential election.
What you need to know about Kushner's statement
President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner released a statement Monday morning to the Hill intelligence committees about his contacts with Russians during the presidential campaign and transition.
Trump calls Sessions 'beleaguered'
President Donald Trump on Monday described Attorney General Jeff Sessions as "beleaguered" as he tweeted about his frustration with the Russia probe.
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Congressman: Kushner confirms news Trump called 'fake'
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In tweet, Trump calls House intel's top Democrat 'sleazy'
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Cillizza: Chuck Schumer just threw Hillary Clinton under the bus
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Moon's interior may contain water, scientists say
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Charlie Gard's parents give up battle to take son to US
The parents of the terminally ill British baby Charlie Gard have given up their legal fight over treatment for their son.
NYT wants apology from Fox News
The New York Times says Fox News hasn't addressed what the Times called its "sheer hypocrisy" after the network aired a report suggesting the paper had inadvertently helped ISIS' leader.
Driver due in court after deaths in semi
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Not a day goes by without another allegation or reckless tweet fueling the dysfunction of a deeply divided Republican Congress that fails to govern while hardworking families across the country are left behind. Mired in controversy, Washington Republicans are unable to uphold the basic bargain they made with the American people when they were elected: to fight to create new good-paying jobs and support sustained economic growth.
Senate set to vote (or not) on health care
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Opinion: Why Youngstown still backs Trump
Youngstown used to be a great industrial power. When Trump told voters he wanted to make it great again, they listened. Trump is visiting a second time to make sure he has their trust, writes Paul Sracic.
Layoffs at factory Trump helped save
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Chainsaw attacker at large in Switzerland
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Moms sold girls into sex slavery
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Linkin Park: 'Our hearts are broken'
Linkin Park paid tribute to their late lead singer Chester Bennington on social media Monday with a touching letter penned to the late singer.
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Judge offers reduced sentence for sterilization
A program in White County, Tennessee, is drawing criticism for offering inmates reduced jail sentences in exchange for receiving vasectomies or birth control implants.
Mice caught on tape at Chipotle
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South African 9-year-old controls HIV infection without drugs
Child's rare case is focus of AIDS conference
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Study: Modern HIV drugs can add 10 years
The latest treatments for HIV mean that young people living with the virus could live up to a decade longer, a new study says.
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These children have built-in defense against AIDS
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Kimmel re-enters health care debate with update on son
Jimmy Kimmel tweeted an update and adorable photo of his baby son on Friday, more than two months after opening up about his newborn's health on his late-night talk show.
National Tequila Day: A city known for small-batch sipping
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Elephants swept into the sea
A Sri Lankan naval patrol rescued two distressed elephants stranded at sea off the island's eastern coast, according to Sri Lankan officials.
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San Antonio victims deserve our compassion, not condemnation
Early Sunday morning, a horrific scene unfolded in the parking lot of a San Antonio Walmart. A call from a Walmart employee led to the discovery of dozens of alleged undocumented immigrants packed inside an 18-wheeler.
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Ryan: Special counsel Mueller 'anything but' biased
House Speaker Paul Ryan on Monday defended special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election amid allegations by President Donald Trump that the investigation is a "witch hunt."
Conway offers alternative fact to explain why Trump isn't lying
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Lying to Congress can put you in jail, even if you're not under oath
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Recess looms over Congress' busy week
While many Americans across the country enjoy the traditional summer respite, there's no slowing down for members of Congress who face another packed week of hearings, meetings, votes and negotiations.
Official: Kushner leading WH outreach on Jerusalem crisis
The White House is reaching out to international leaders to quell the crisis in Jerusalem, a senior administration official confirmed to CNN on Sunday.
Police chief helps addicts beat opioid addiction
He's only 24 years old, but he struggled with addiction for more than a decade. Thomas Spikes now owes his sobriety to none other than the chief of police in this small eastern North Carolina town.
Cancer didn't surprise her, but genetic test did
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'Dunkirk' gives Harry Styles a running start at a legitimate movie career
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Lupita Nyong'o on Rihanna buddy film
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'Insecure' is more sure of itself than ever
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Wiz Khalifa's Getting Serious About MMA Training
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Nicolas Cage Hilariously Steals the Spotlight in Kazakhstan
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Michael Irvin's Accuser Did Cocaine and MDMA Before Alleged Incident, Cops Say
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NYG WR Says OVI Arrest Is BS, Prosecutors Agree
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Jessica Alba Shows off Baby Bump In Hawaii
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Michael Irvin Off the Hook In Rape Case
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Charles Barkley Gives Post-Prison Advice to O.J. Simpson
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