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Comey Corrects Trump's Tweets in Real Time

Comey Corrects Trump's Tweets in Real Time

By Jill Colvin | Mar 22
The episode resulted in a real-time fact-checking of President Donald Trump by the FBI director - an unprecedented moment that put a sharp focus on a pattern of misstatements and mischaracterizations by the White House.

AP Exclusive: Manafort Had Plan to Benefit Putin Government

AP Exclusive: Manafort Had Plan to Benefit Putin Government

By Jeff Horwitz and Chad Day | Mar 22
Manafort proposed in a confidential strategy plan as early as June 2005 that he would influence politics, business dealings and news coverage inside the United States, Europe and the former Soviet republics to benefit the Putin government.

GOP May Revise Obamacare Replacement Plan to Rally Conservatives

GOP May Revise Obamacare Replacement Plan to Rally Conservatives

Mar 20
The House is expected to vote this week on the bill to repeal and replace Obamacare.

FBI Director Comey to Testify on Russia, Trump Wiretap Probes

FBI Director Comey to Testify on Russia, Trump Wiretap Probes

Mar 20
Two of the country's highest-ranking intelligence officials could shed light on the extent of Russia's involvement in the presidential election.

Tortured at Guantanamo, Former Inmate Finds Forgiveness

Tortured at Guantanamo, Former Inmate Finds Forgiveness

Mar 18
Never charged with a crime, Mohamedou Slahi was held for 14 years at Gitmo. Now released, he tells 60 Minutes why he forgives and loves Americans.

AP FACT CHECK: Who Needs A Wall? Trump Says Border is Strong

AP FACT CHECK: Who Needs A Wall? Trump Says Border is Strong

By Alicia A. Caldwell and Calvin Woodward | Mar 17
President Donald Trump says the border with Mexico is already "getting extremely strong." The boast was one of a number at a Tennessee rally Wednesday night that did not track with the facts.

U.S. Applications for New Zealand Citizenship Jump Post-Trump

U.S. Applications for New Zealand Citizenship Jump Post-Trump

By Nick Perry | Mar 17
It's one thing to talk about changing allegiance to another country when a new president is elected. It's another thing to go ahead and do it. But that's exactly what seems to be happening, on a small scale, in at least in one distant corner of the world.

Trump White House Sees Influence of Shadowy 'Deep State'

Trump White House Sees Influence of Shadowy 'Deep State'

By Jonathan Lemire | Mar 17
The "deep state," an alleged shadowy network of powerful entrenched federal and military interests, has increasingly become the focus of Republicans who accuse such forces of trying to undermine the new president.

Teaching Trump: Should Teachers Offer Up Their Own Politics?

Teaching Trump: Should Teachers Offer Up Their Own Politics?

Mar 15
In the age of Trump, when current events are increasingly dominating classroom discussions, there's a debate among educators whether it's appropriate or even ethical for teachers to weigh in with their own political views

Trump Confidant Roger Stone Discusses Contact with Suspected DNC Hacker

Trump Confidant Roger Stone Discusses Contact with Suspected DNC Hacker

Mar 15
Roger Stone, a friend and ally of President Trump, is admitting that he made contact with the Twitter user Guccifer 2.0 during the campaign. Guccifer gave hacked DNC emails to WikiLeaks.

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