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  1. Pentagon joins intensifying probe of former Trump aide Flynn

    04.27 / 21:51 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Investigations intensified into President Donald Trump's ousted national security adviser, Michael Flynn, on Thursday as the Pentagon watchdog joined lawmakers in probing payments he accepted from foreign sources including a … Click to Continue…
  2. Democrat Jon Tester, a top GOP target, to appear with Mitt Romney

    04.27 / 21:51 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Sen. Jon Tester, a Democrat facing re-election in heavily Republican Montana, will make a joint appearance with former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney next week in Washington, according to an … Click to Continue…
  3. The Latest: Macedonia opposition leader injured in protest

    04.27 / 19:31 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The Latest on the political crisis in Macedonia (all times local): 9:07 p.m. A Macedonian opposition leader was among the lawmakers attacked when protesters stormed the country's parliament building. Photographs … Click to Continue…
  4. The West has a tricky, expensive water problem – and even solving it is controversial

    04.27 / 19:31 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    A controversial California irrigation drainage deal designed to resolve one of the West’s trickiest, most expensive and longest-running water problems won approval from a key House of Representatives panel Thursday. … Click to Continue »…
  5. The Latest: Turkey releases official referendum results

    04.27 / 18:19 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The Latest on Turkey's referendum on boosting presidential powers (all times local): 9 p.m. Turkey's electoral authority has released the official tally of the referendum on expanding presidential powers, confirming … Click to Continue…
  6. The mural of Michelle Obama was meant to inspire. Instead, it spurred outrage.

    04.27 / 17:12 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Chris Devins, an artist in Chicago, decided to paint a mural of Michelle Obama across the street from an elementary school she attended on the city’s South Side to inspire … Click to Continue »…
  7. ‘Majority Minority’ podcast: Gutierrez on challenge of being Puerto Rican congressman

    04.27 / 16:04 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    When Rep. Luis Gutierrez first arrived in Congress years ago, a Capitol Hill security guard stopped him. She didn’t believe he was a member of Congress. “I showed her my … Click to Continue »…
  8. Correction: Mammogram Notification-Ricketts story

    04.27 / 16:04 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    In a story April 26 about Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts signing two laws, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a new law will require doctors give parents information about perinatal … Click to Continue…
  9. UK police arrest man with knives on suspicion of terrorism

    04.27 / 14:53 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    British police say a man with knives has been arrested near Parliament on suspicion of terrorism. London's Metropolitan Police said the man in his late 20s was arrested Thursday "as … Click to Continue…
  10. The Latest: Turkish 'sadness' after Russian navy ship sinks

    04.27 / 13:49 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The Latest on Russia navy ship damaged near Istanbul (all times local): ___ 4:40 p.m. Turkey's state-run news agency says the prime minister conveyed his "sadness" over a ship collision … Click to Continue…
  11. US unemployment claims tick up but remain at low level

    04.27 / 12:43 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    More Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, but applications remained at a low level that suggests most workers enjoy job security. The Labor Department says weekly jobless claims rose … Click to Continue…
  12. US durable goods advance modest 0.7 percent in March

    04.27 / 12:43 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods posted only a modest gain in March as a key category that tracks business investment plans remained weak. The Commerce Department says orders for durable … Click to Continue…
  13. Think Trump didn’t achieve much in his first 100 days? Think again.

    04.27 / 10:33 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office have been defined more by what he’s undone than what he’s done. Gone, with the stroke of Trump’s pen or publication of … Click to Continue »…
  14. A man tried to argue in federal court that dealing heroin is his religious right

    04.27 / 10:33 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The Internal Revenue Service has some relatively relaxed rules when it comes to what constitutes a religious organization, a fact that late-night talk show host John Oliver skewered hilariously in … Click to Continue…
  15. Think Trump didn’t achieve much in his first 100 days? Think again.

    04.27 / 10:33 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office have been defined more by what he’s undone than what he’s done. Gone, with the stroke of Trump’s pen or publication of … Click to Continue »…
  16. The Latest: Syria state media says Israel behind attack

    04.27 / 09:28 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The Latest on Syria (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Syria's state media is reporting that Israel has attacked a military installation near the Damascus International Airport. SANA says Israel fired … Click to Continue…
  17. 2 police wounded in shooting on French island of Reunion

    04.27 / 09:28 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    A man suspected of links to radical Islam shot two police officers on the French island of Reunion as they tried to arrest him Thursday, officials said. The incident is … Click to Continue…
  18. Texas House OKs 'sanctuary city' ban with tough jail penalty

    04.27 / 08:25 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The Texas House has approved a strict ban on "sanctuary cities" in the country's second-largest state, seeking to empower police to enforce federal immigration law against anyone they detain and … Click to Continue…
  19. The Latest: Merkel wants dialogue before Brexit negotiations

    04.27 / 08:25 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The Latest on Chancellor Angela Merkel's statement to the German parliament (all times local): 9:50 a.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that Britain will not retain the same rights and … Click to Continue…
  20. The Latest: Flags to fly at half-staff in honor of trooper

    04.27 / 05:19 mcclatchydc.com Mcclatchydc.com - Politics
    The Latest on the shooting of a Delaware state trooper (all times local): 11 p.m. Delaware Gov. John Carney has ordered flags flown at half-staff in honor of a state … Click to Continue…