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Inside the Manafort money machine: A decade of influence-peddling, lavish spending and alleged fraud - Washington Post

As Donald Trump crisscrossed the nation promising to drain the swamp, two of his top advisers were busy illegally building a colossal fortress of riches deep inside that swamp, according to federal prosecutors. For a decade prior and on through Trump's ...

How the US Curling Team Won Its First Gold Medal - New York Times

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — The United States men's curling team celebrated making Olympic history by raising their brooms aloft and pumping their fists as friends and family filled Gangneung Curling Center with chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!” The Americans ...

Exclusive: US prepares high-seas crackdown on North Korea sanctions evaders - sources - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include deploying U.S. Coast Guard forces to stop and search vessels ...

Defying NRA, Florida Lawmakers Back Raising Age Limits on Assault Rifles - New York Times

Gov. Rick Scott and top state lawmakers proposed on Friday the most significant move toward gun control in Florida in decades, backing new limits that defy the National Rifle Association but fall short of demands from survivors of last week's school ...

White House Told Kushner's Security Clearance Will Be Delayed - New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department informed the White House this month that there were substantial issues related to Jared Kushner that still needed to be investigated and would significantly delay a recommendation on whether he should receive a ...

With Focus On Guns, Trump Warns Conservatives Not To Be 'Complacent' In 2018 - NPR

Updated at 1:50 p.m. ET. During a meandering speech Friday morning at the Conservative Political Action Conference, President Trump doubled down on arming some teachers and school personnel after last week's shooting at a Parkland, Fla., high school ...

Turpin parents facing more charges in case of abused children - CNN

Riverside, California (CNN) David Turpin and Louise Turpin, the California couple accused of holding their 13 children captive and torturing all but one, are facing additional charges, a prosecution spokesman said Friday. Riverside County District ...

Woman arrested holding “gun” after driving into White House barrier was convicted last year of trying to climb fence - Washington Post

This story has been updated. A Tennessee woman who was convicted last year of trying to climb a White House barrier was arrested again Friday after authorities said she drove a vehicle into a barricade near the executive mansion and was found with a ...

Hard-Line Supporter of Israel Offers to Pay for US Embassy in Jerusalem - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Sheldon G. Adelson, one of the most hawkish supporters of Israel among American Jews, has offered to help fund the construction of a new American Embassy in Jerusalem, according to the State Department, which on Friday said it was ...

Former NFL player Jonathan Martin's social media post prompts closure of California school - CNN

(CNN) A former NFL player who attended a prestigious private high school in Los Angeles was detained by police Friday in connection with a social media post that prompted the closure of the school due to security concerns, according to two law ...