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  • WASHINGTON, Jan 24- President Donald Trump will meet with Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday to discuss his Supreme Court choice, McConnell said. Trump also planned to meet with Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer and Senator Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, Politico reported, citing an unidentified...

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on activities in Congress:. Congressional Republicans are discovering that with Donald Trump in the White House, they may be spending a lot of time answering for false claims from their president. By voice vote, the panel recommended President Donald Trump's selection of Haley to the full Senate.

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on activities in Congress:. Marco Rubio is frustrated with how Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state handled his confirmation hearing. Rubio's opinion could prove pivotal when the Senate Foreign Relations Committee votes on Tillerson's nomination.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin

    Officials said they are "confident" that the Russian government directed those attacks on American political organizations.

  • Carter Page, an adviser to U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, speaks at the graduation ceremony for the New Economic School in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 8, 2016. Page is a former investment banker who previously worked in Russia.

    Officials are concerned that Carter Page has spoken with the Kremlin about lifting economic sanctions on Russia, Yahoo said.

  • The seal of the F.B.I.

    U.S. intelligence officials told top congressional leaders a year ago that Russian hackers were attacking the Democratic Party, three sources said.

  • NEW YORK/ ST. LOUIS, AUGUST 10- In 2011, amid a crackdown on international money laundering, the U.S. Treasury Department tried to close a loophole that authorities said allows drug cartels to move bulk cash across borders on gift and other prepaid cards. The U.S. Department of Justice estimated in 2009 that up to $24 billion in cash is smuggled into Mexico each year,...

  • Online poker in California

    A classic moral debate — regulation versus prohibition — has rekindled in California as regulators consider legalizing online poker.

  • A potential customer browses guns on display.

    Led by Civil Rights veteran Rep. John Lewis, House Democrats are trying to force a vote on gun control, NBC News reports.

  • A protestor holds up an iPhone that reads, 'No Entry' outside of the the Apple store on 5th Avenue on February 23, 2016 in New York City.

    Apple refused to give its source code to the Chinese government, according to Apple's general counsel. NBCNews reports.

  • An Apple Inc. iPhone is covered with chains

    The fiery debate over cybersecurity hits a boiling point as the Feds press Apple to provide access to a terrorist's iPhone.

  • Hillary Clinton (C) raises her arms while joining 13 female senators for a "Women for Hillary" endorsement event and fundraiser in Washington November 30, 2015. With her are (from left): Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Patty Murray (D-WA).

    A notable no-show provokes a question has nipped at Clinton's heels throughout her campaign. NBC News reports.

  • Cyber security data privacy

    The Paris terror attacks have led many government officials to demand access to electronic communications. But the tech industry so far isn't budging.

  • Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division go over last minute details before going out on the U.S. military's last combat patrol in the country, at Camp Adder on December 16, 2011 near Nasiriyah, Iraq.

    The U.S. has dispatched similar teams around the world and they have been unable to affect outcomes. The Fiscal Times reports.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 10- Record-high retail prices for gasoline in California began to ease on Wednesday, receding from an unprecedented jump to $5 a gallon in some areas, even as further refinery disruptions threatened to slow the decline.

  • LOS ANGELES, Oct 9- California's record-high gas prices held steady on Tuesday and were expected to begin dropping later in the week, but a rise in wholesale prices suggested the decline could be more moderate than market analysts had previously anticipated.

  • SAN FRANCISCO-- The rise in California gasoline prices has slowed after recent jarring increases, but nonetheless the cost of a gallon inched up to another record high, even as officials hope their emergency action will help ease the sticker shock.

  • SAN FRANCISCO-- California has set a state record for gasoline prices _ but the hikes may be slowing. The highest average price in the state, at $4.75, is in the San Luis Obispo, Atascadero and Paso Robles area.

  • SAN FRANCISCO-- State leaders _ and drivers _ hope to see gasoline prices drop soon, now that California officials have approved the release of "winter-blend" fuel that is expected to help bolster the state's supplies. Jerry Brown ordered it to allow so-called "winter-blend" gasoline to be sold in California earlier than usual to increase supply.

  • Jerry Brown ordered them to allow so-called "winter-blend" gasoline to be sold in California earlier than usual to increase supply. AAA said the average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in California hit $4.668 Monday _ the highest price in the nation and an all-time high for the Golden State. California usually converts to the gas on Oct. 31.