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6 things to watch in tonight’s Nevada caucuses

6 things to watch in tonight’s Nevada caucuses

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is looking for a breakaway win in Saturday’s Nevada caucuses. Everybody else in the Democratic presidential race is trying to keep it close. Just a week from the South Carolina primary and 10 days from Super Tuesday, when 14 states will vote, candidates are running out of time and opportunities to…MORE

Intelligence community feels immediate impact of Trump’s diplomatic ‘disruptor’

Intelligence community feels immediate impact of Trump’s diplomatic ‘disruptor’

Richard Grenell, the newly installed acting director of American spy agencies and loyalist to President Donald Trump, began his temporary tenure by moving aggressively to put his stamp on the intelligence community that Trump has repeatedly attacked. Grenell ousted a veteran intelligence officer on Friday who served as the number two at the Office of…MORE

Roger Stone asks to disqualify judge from his case

Roger Stone asks to disqualify judge from his case

Roger Stone is asking to disqualify Judge Amy Berman Jackson from his case, taking issue with her praise for the jurors at his sentencing Thursday. She is still weighing his request for a new trial after Stone alleged juror misconduct. Stone claims that Jackson’s statement at his two-and-a-half-hour sentencing Thursday — she said jurors “served…MORE

Melania Trump next in long line of first ladies to visit India

Melania Trump next in long line of first ladies to visit India

For decades, America’s first ladies have made India an essential global visit, a sort of rite of passage for the job, either alone or in a supporting role with the president. And next week, first lady Melania Trump is set to travel to India, alongside her husband, President Donald Trump, for a brief, two-day visit…MORE

Anderson Cooper challenges Blagojevich claims in heated interview

Anderson Cooper challenges Blagojevich claims in heated interview

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Friday declared himself a “political prisoner” in a contentious interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper over the substantial evidence prosecutors used to convict him on a host of public corruption charges. Blagojevich’s sentence was commuted earlier this week by President Donald Trump after the Democrat and former “Celebrity Apprentice” contestant…MORE

Supreme Court allows rule to take effect that could reshape legal immigration

Supreme Court allows rule to take effect that could reshape legal immigration

A 5-4 Supreme Court is allowing a rule that would make it more difficult for immigrants to obtain legal status if they use public benefits like food stamps and housing vouchers to go into effect in every state. Last month, a 5-4 court greenlighted the so-called “public charge” rule across the country except for Illinois,…MORE