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The Senate Judiciary Committee released 2,500 pages of congressional testimony on Wednesday. The trove of information provides a new window into that ill-fated June 2016 Trump Tower meeting before which Donald Trump Jr. was promised damaging Russian government information about Hillary Clinton - from what turned out to be a Kremlin-tied lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya.

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WASHINGTON - First lady Melania Trump underwent a medical procedure to "treat a benign kidney condition" on Monday morning at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and is expected to remain hospitalized for the rest of the week, according to her communications director.

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President Donald Trump said the U.S. will withdraw from the landmark 2015 accord to curb Iran's nuclear program and that he would reinstate financial sanctions on the Islamic Republic, casting the Mideast into a new period of uncertainty.

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WASHINGTON - Five current and former executives with pharmaceutical distributors that are accused of flooding small U.S. towns with prescription painkillers are scheduled to testify before Congress on Tuesday, a hearing that could be a defining moment for the opioid industry.

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Meadow Pollack was a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with plans to go to college when she was shot to death in the hallway on Feb. 14. Her father, Andrew Pollack, says that after Meadow was shot the first time, she crawled over to throw her arms around a cowering freshman student, before the shooter repeatedly shot her in the back, killing both girls.

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NORRISTOWN, Pa. - Iconic entertainer Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday on three counts of sexual assault, a decision that punctuates one of the most thundering falls from grace in American cultural history.

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WASHINGTON - Ronny L. Jackson, President Donald Trump's embattled nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, withdrew from consideration Thursday amid mushrooming allegations of professional misconduct that raised questions about the White House vetting process.

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TORONTO - A 25-year-old suspect accused of mowing down pedestrians with a van in a busy Toronto shopping district was ordered held Tuesday on 10 counts of first-degree murder - one of each of the victims in an attack whose motives still remain unclear.

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LONDON - Catherine, the duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to a baby boy on Monday morning at the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's hospital, the same place where she had her other two children, according to Kensington Palace. Her husband, Prince William, 35, was by her side.

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump ordered a military attack against Syrian President Bashar Assad on Friday, joining allies Britain and France in launching missile strikes in retaliation for what Western nations said was the deliberate gassing of Syrian civilians.

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WASHINGTON - House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., told colleagues Wednesday that he will not seek reelection this year, ending a nearly 20-year tenure in Congress and adding further uncertainty about whether embattled Republicans can maintain control of the House.

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WASHINGTON - Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg faced sharp criticism in the opening comments of Tuesday's highly anticipated congressional hearing, as he prepared to apologize for a series of missteps that, he acknowledges, have imperiled the privacy of tens of millions of Americans and helped spread both phony news and Russian disinformation.

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The state of California sued the Trump administration Monday night, arguing that the decision to add a question about citizenship in the 2020 census violates the U.S. Constitution.

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It's nearly impossible to go online these days and not come across videos of cats swinging from ceiling fans or being scared by cucumbers. Cats litter Facebook and Snapchat and appear on social media accounts boasting hundreds of thousands of followers. The most successful Internet cat entrepreneurs can make tens of thousands of dollars each year from advertising and merchandising.

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WASHINGTON - Hope Hicks, the White House communications director and one of President Donald Trump's longest-serving and closest political advisers, said Wednesday that she is leaving the administration sometime in the next few weeks.