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(CNN) -- Gina Haspel was confirmed Thursday to be the first female director of the CIA with the help of votes from a half-dozen Senate Democrats. Haspel was confirmed in a 54-45 vote. Among the "aye" votes were both Indiana senators. Three Republicans opposed Haspel's nomination...
(CNN) -- The Senate voted Wednesday to pass a measure that would repeal changes to net neutrality rules that were recently adopted by the Republican-controlled Federal Communications Commission. The measure, which was backed by all 49 Democrats and Republican Sens. Susan Collins...
WASHINGTON -- First Lady Melania Trump is in the hospital following surgery for a "benign kidney condition", the White House said Monday. "This morning, first lady Melania Trump underwent an embolization procedure to treat a benign kidney condition. The procedure was successful...
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday opened the door for states to allow betting on sporting events by invalidating a federal law that prohibited such wagers in most of the United States. The court opted to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (...
WASHINGTON -- Former Indiana governor and senator Evan Bayh introduced Director of Central Intelligence nominee Gina Haspel, as she undergoes questioning for her confirmation by the Senate Intelligence Committee and on the Senate floor. Haspel, who has 33 years of experience in...
SEOUL -- President Trump said on Twitter that North Korea has freed three Americans being held there. I am pleased to inform you that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the air and on his way back from North Korea with the 3 wonderful gentlemen that everyone is looking so...
TEHRAN -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani would like to keep the nuclear accord intact, even with the U.S. pulling out of the deal. During a speech on Iranian state TV, Rouhani said he has ordered his foreign minister to start negotiating with other nations that are part of the...
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump announced Tuesday he is quitting the Iran nuclear deal. "I am announcing today that the United States will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal," Trump said from the White House. "It is clear to me that we cannot prevent an Iranian nuclear...
(CNN) -- Kilauea volcano erupted and released lava into a residential area in Hawaii on Thursday, leading to mandatory evacuations of nearby homes. The eruption affected Leilani Estates, a subdivision in the lower East Rift Zone of Kilauea volcano, according to the Hawaiian...