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Sessions questioned about his role in the Comey…

Attorney general probed by Sen. Feinstein on President Trump's decision over the Clinton email investigation.

Sessions: DOJ focused on terror, violent crime…

The attorney general delivers his opening statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee on the agenda at the Department of Justice.

Las Vegas hotel guard describes being shot by…

The hotel security guard who is a witness to the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history says he was shot while walking down a hotel hallway outside where Stephen Paddock was holed up in a suite

Crews douse fire at huge oil refinery near Los Angeles

A fire that erupted at the West Coast's largest oil refinery threatened storage tanks and sent huge flames into the sky and black smoke across neighborhoods before crews quickly smothered it

Kentucky seeks big pension changes to stem tide…

Kentucky's Republican leaders say they will close the state's troubled pension system for most new employees, offering them a 401(k)-style plan as they seek to stop the bleeding on one of the country's worst funded public retirement plans

US-backed Syrian forces clear Raqqa after driving…

US-backed forces removing land mines, clearing roads in Raqqa, a day after taking city from IS, spokesman says

For ornery shelter cats, 2nd chance is a job…

A shelter in Philadelphia is giving unadoptable cats a second chance, finding them jobs as green pest control at warehouses and factories in the city

Meet Your Microbiata and the Universe Inside Your…

Mach's new series MicroCosmic explores the universe of bacteria inside the human body, both the good and the bad ones.

Google Pixel 2 impresses, Microsoft rolls out new…

The most important stories in tech include reviews of the new Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL. Meanwhile, Microsoft unveils the Surface Book 2 in 13-inch and 15-inch models.

12 tips on what to pack for a mental health…

If you - or someone you know - are going to hospital for mental health care, you might be wondering what to take and what’s useful. Charlotte has been in hospital for her bipolar disorder three times in the last 15 months. She’s created a sort of checklist of what helps her and what she needs to pack if she returns. Every ward has different rules but here are some of Charlotte’s tips to get you started. Produced by India Rakusen and Tom Heyden If you have been affected by mental health issues, the following organisations may be able to help. (http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/1NGvFrTqWChr03LrYlw2Hkk/information-and-support-mental-health)

The New York Times - How Did Trump Play in Iran…

From The New York Times: When President Trump announced that the United States would not recertify Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal, Iran’s news media reacted.By: By NILO TABRIZY. Watch the original video on Times Video:

Widow of the Slain U.S. Soldier Greeted His…

Widow of the Slain U.S. Soldier Greeted His Coffin In Miami

Joe: In times of hardship, presidential conduct…

In a discussion about President Trump and his handling of Gold Star families, the Morning Joe panel discusses the importance of presidents in times of crisis and why their actions matter.

Matthews: Progressives need to vote

Chris warns that if progressives don’t vote, the people who care about those statues will turn out.

Harvey Weinstein Accusations: Will it Lead to a…

As Hollywood deals with the fallout from allegations of sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein, Kim Strassel, Heather McGee and Kasie Hunt discuss the implications for campuses and the halls of Congress.

Ariana Grande Responds to her Tiny Stool Photo…

Ariana Grande became a meme and instead of ignoring it, she laughed with her fans. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

Family of slain sergeant says Trump showed…

Trump and the new politics of honoring families of the fallen

Texts: Sheriff, lawmaker pushed to stop…

A powerful state lawmaker texted a Georgia sheriff, boasting how they pressured a university president after black cheerleaders knelt during the national anthem at a football game

Sessions: Can't disclose confidential…

During testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he cannot disclose confidential conversations he's had with President Trump. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

US allies air concerns about Trump's 'Buy…

Hong Kong and Taiwan joined many U.S. allies including Israel at the World Trade Organization to express concern over a Trump administration order that seeks to maximize use of American-made goods, products and materials in government procurement.

Coast Guard seeks cause of fire aboard ship in Mississippi

Officials are investigating why a U.S. Coast Guard ship briefly caught fire before dawn Wednesday while docked on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

That Bipartisan Health Care Deal Isn't Getting…

Democrats seem to be on board with the Alexander-Murray deal, but many Republicans aren't expressing similar enthusiasm.

Nielsen says it will report on who's watching…

The Nielsen company says it will now report how many people are watching shows on streaming services like Netflix and Amazon