Barbara Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'

Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, accompanied by their family members, watch as pallbearers carry the casket of former first lady Barbara Bush after a funeral service Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Barbara Bush remembered at her funeral as "first lady of the greatest generation"

World's oldest person dies in Japan at age 117

The world's oldest person has died in southern Japan at the age of 117

Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat

U. S. Senate candidate Mitt Romney delivers his speech to the delegates at the Utah Republican Nominating Convention Saturday, April 21, 2018, at the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah. (Leah Hogsten/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)

Mitt Romney has been forced into a Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah as he looks to restart his political career by replacing long-serving Sen. Orrin Hatch

White House privately skeptical of North Korea's plans to freeze nuclear testing

The Trump White House is reacting skeptically in private to North Korea's announcement of plans to freeze nuclear weapons testing, warning that dictator Kim Jong Un could be setting a trap and vowing not to back off a hard-line stance ahead of a...


Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'

In a Monday, April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. Federal prosecutors said they can give Cohen copies of materials seized from him by the FBI by May 11. They notified a New York judge Wednesday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

The government is investigating President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer, but Trump says he's not expecting Michael Cohen to "flip" _ meaning cooperate in exchange for leniency

Jeb Bush to eulogize mother, Barbara, in private service

Dorothy Hanson holds the program as she leaves the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston. Barbara Bush died on April 17, at the age of 92. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )

As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady

North Korea suspends tests of long-range missiles, nukes

Pedestrians in Seoul, South Korea, walk past a television screen showing a news broadcast featuring North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a meeting with with China's president Xi Jinping on March 28. (Bloomberg photo by SeongJoon Cho)

North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site

Sessions told White House that Rosenstein's firing could prompt his departure, too

Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently told the White House he might have to leave his job if President Donald Trump fired his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to...

Army lowers recruiting goal; more soldiers staying on

The Pentagon is seen in this aerial view in Washington, in this March 27, 2008, file photo. The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 soldiers this year and has officially lowered the goal. Officials say the service has been able to encourage more experienced service members to stay on the job in order to satisfy the military’s growing demand troops. Army officials say the updated goal will be 76,500, and six months into the recruitment year the service has brought in just 28,000 new soldiers.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 soldiers this year and has now officially lowered the goal

In court, Democrats allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

In this April 18, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump listens during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Fla. The Democratic National Committee on Friday sued President Donald Trump's campaign, Trump's son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks. The Democrats accuse the defendants of conspiring to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election after breaking into DNC computers and stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election

Minnesota school bus driver removed after leading students in prayer

A Twin Cities-area school bus driver says his rights to free speech and to practice his religion were violated when he was taken off his route for leading students in prayer

Ex-FBI deputy director 'disappointed' in Comey comments

FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, then-FBI acting director Andrew McCabe listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Justice Department’s inspector general has sent a criminal referral about McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington. A person familiar with the matter says the referral was sent to the U.S. Attorney’s office for the District of Columbia. It does not mean that McCabe will be charged. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

A lawyer for fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe says his client is "very upset and disappointed" with some comments by his former boss James Comey.

420's long, strange trip to pot holiday began in California

This Friday, April 13, 2018, photo shows a number of photos from the early 1970s showing the Waldos that are stored in their bank vault in San Francisco. Friday is April 20, or 4/20. That’s the numerical code for marijuana’s high holiday, a celebration and homage to pot’s enduring and universal slang for smoking. And five Northern California high school stoner buddies widely credited with creating the shorthand slang for getting high nearly 50 years ago now serve as the day's unofficial grand masters. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Where are The Waldos? Not far from the San Francisco Bay Area high school where in 1971 the five buddies' search for a marijuana patch gave birth to the term 420, now the date for marijuana's high holiday and universal slang for smoking weed.

In Comey memos, Trump talks of jailed journalists, 'hookers'

Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, according to memos maintained by Comey and obtained by The Associated Press. The 15 pages of documents contain new details about a series of interactions that Comey had with Trump in the weeks before his May 2017 firing. Those encounters include a White House dinner at which Comey says Trump asked him for his loyalty. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

President Donald Trump talked with former FBI director he had concerns about security adviser's judgment

WWII bomb defused in Berlin after large central evacuation

Experts prepare a WWII bomb for removal in Berlin, Friday, April 20, 2018. Berlin police are evacuating thousands from a central area of the German capital and shutting down the main train station in preparation for the removal of an unexploded World War II bomb found during recent construction work.  (dpa via AP)

Berlin police evacuated thousands of people from a central area of the German capital and shut down the main train station as a precaution while they defused and removed an unexploded World War II bomb found during recent construction work

Woman suspected in Minnesota, Florida deaths caught in Texas

This undated, file photo provided by the Dodge County, Minn., Sheriff's Office shows Lois Riess, of Blooming Prairie, Minn., who is being sought in connection with the killing of a Florida woman. Authorities have released new video of Riess, a Minnesota woman suspected of killing her husband and then a woman in southwest Florida. (Dodge County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

Woman suspected in Minnesota, Florida deaths captured at a South Texas resort after being on the run since at least late March

Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J. Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel’s Russia investigation. That’s according to a statement from Trump personal attorney Jay Sekulow. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel's Russia investigation

New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

This Aug. 15, 2017, file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen, also known as Percocet, in New York. Health data firm IQVIA's Institute for Human Data Science released a report Thursday, April 19, 2018, showing an 8.9 percent average drop nationwide in the number of prescriptions for opioids filled in 2017 by retail and mail-order pharmacies, which fill the bulk of prescriptions. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)

New data show that prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. had their biggest drop in 25 years in 2017



Malloy mints millionaires, er, nominates judges

The governor has nominated a big batch of well paid judges while crime is down and court support...


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