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Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan not ready to endorse Donald Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan is tamping down speculation he plans to imminently endorse Donald Trump, revealing that his senior aides are in touch daily with the…


5 scammers arrested in IRS impersonation scheme

Treasury Department investigators have filed criminal complaints against five individuals in three states, accusing them of fleecing nearly $2 million from…

Trump at NRA convo

Trump allies fear trouble with RNC fundraising deal

The ink is barely dry on the joint fundraising agreement between Donald Trump's campaign and the Republican National Committee, but discord is already brewing.

Hillary Clinton

Clinton 100-day pledge: $275B infrastructure

Hillary Clinton, while campaigning in California, committed to sending "a comprehensive infrastructure proposal to Congress in her first 100 days in office,"…

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez

New Mexico governor hits back at Trump

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is hitting back at Donald Trump after the presumptive Republican nominee criticized her Tuesday night in Albuquerque.

Hillary Clinton Final Five interviews

State Department report slams Clinton email use

A State Department Inspector General report said former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton failed to follow the rules or inform key department staff regarding…

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Trump secures $6 million for Trump Victory fund

Donald Trump's southern California fundraiser Wednesday has already secured $6 million in contributions to the Victory Fund, the joint effort between the real…

D Wasserman Schultz

Dems worry DNC chair 'too toxic' after Sanders blast

Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz is on increasingly thin ice as she risks losing key support to stay in her job.

Missouri Sen.…

Trump in New Jersey

Trump to give $1 million to Marine charity, other discrepancies found

Donald Trump says he's fed up with reporters questioning how much money he's donated to veterans groups.

In a short video posted Tuesday on Instagram, the…

Netanyahu in Wash

Netanyahu moves government further to the right

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has shifted his government even further to the right with the addition of the right-wing nationalist Yisrael Beiteinu…

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Obama beat box

Obama offers beatbox for Vietnamese rapper

President Barack Obama spoke Wednesday about the importance of the arts in international politics, making some music of his own to drop a very brief beat for Vietnam's "Queen of Hip Hop."

Police pepper sprayed for RNC training

Law enforcement trains for RNC with pepper spray

Police in Ohio are training for the 2016 Republican National Convention by being sprayed with pepper spray as it's possible someone in the crowd may try to spray officers.

NM Protester pepper sprayed

Raw Video: Police clear Trump protesters with pepper spray

Police used tear gas clear Trump protesters from an Albuquerque, New Mexico, rally for the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.

Protester on NM police car

Raw video: Trump protesters jump on Albuquerque police cars

Protesters in Albuquerque demonstrate against Donald Trump by jumping on police cars.

Troops train Syrian militia

US trying to build militia force inside Syria

CNN shows first TV images of U.S.-run training camp for Syrian anti-ISIS forces.

Obama guns to Vietnam

Obama lifts US arms embargo on Vietnam

President Obama's historic move paves the way for Vietnam to import a range of U.S. defense technology.

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Capsized migrants 2

The migrant ship flipped because of the precariously high number of people on board, according to the Italian Navy.

Italian Navy watches migrant ship capsize

As Italian sailors watched, a ship jammed with migrants fleeing the Mideast capsized in the Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday.

Scripps Spelling Bee

Winning words from National Spelling Bee

With the 2016 edition of the Scripps National Spelling Bee underway, take a look at the winning words dating back to the 2001 competition.

Vanya Shivashanka and Gokul Venkatachalam share the title

Scripps National Spelling Bee history and facts

With the preliminaries underway for the 89th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, take a look at some background information about the competition.

American flag hanging down

Memorial Day, by the numbers

Memorial Day is widely considered the unofficial start to summer for many Americans, with travel, gatherings and food a big part of the national holiday. Memorial Day is also a time to reflect on those who've died in service to the country. With the fun ahead, and the true meaning not lost, here's a look at Memorial Day by the numbers, as developed by Wallet Hub:

$100 bills

10 highest paid CEOs

Nice work if you can get it: Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs of 2015, as reported by The Associated Press and executive data firm Equilar.

Roller coaster

Best new U.S. roller coasters for 2016

Virtual reality roller coasters, 3-D and 4-D attractions and immersive "dark" rides that bring visitors into the storyline--and sometimes even influence it--will be heating up theme parks across the United States this summer.