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Where the investigations related to President Trump stand

Feb. 22, 2019 12:16 AM EST

Where the investigations related to President Donald Trump stand and what may lie ahead for him: WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT? Special counsel Robert Mueller is looking into whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia and whether the president obstructed the investigation. Trump also plays a central role in a...

Senate backs major public lands, conservation bill

Feb. 12, 2019 7:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday approved a major public lands bill that revives a popular conservation program, adds 1.3 million acres of new wilderness, expands several national parks and creates five new national monuments. The measure, the largest public lands bill considered by Congress in a...

Cohen postpones Senate interview, citing medical reasons

Feb. 11, 2019 5:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Cohen's closed-door testimony before the Senate intelligence committee has been postponed "due to post-surgery medical needs," his attorney said Monday. Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, is under subpoena from the committee and was scheduled to talk to the...

Cohen, ex-Trump lawyer, to testify publicly before Congress

Jan. 11, 2019 1:02 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, will testify publicly before a House committee next month in a hearing that could serve as the opening salvo of a promised Democratic effort to scrutinize Trump, his conflicts of interest and his ties to Russia. The House Oversight...