WAPO: Trump lawyers exploring pardoning powers

President Donald Trump's lawyers are exploring presidential pardoning powers, according to a report by the Washington Post.

Venezuela diplomat says he resigned to protest…

Venezuelan diplomat Isaias Medina says he resigned because of the systematic persecution of civilians, "state terrorism" and violations of the constitution by President Nicolas Maduro's government

Ash, not tourists fill Gold Rush-era town near…

The town of Mariposa normally bustles with summer visitors on their way to Yosemite National Park but on Thursday the Gold Rush-era hamlet was mostly empty as ash rained down and heavy smoke from a nearby blaze darkened the sky

Homeland security secretary says ports a…

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says security at the nation's ports is a top priority to preventing terrorism

Larry Elder: Time for America to ditch 'Auntie…

Rep. Maxine Waters for president in 2020? Newly-minted Dem favorite raises eyebrows with scheduled New Hampshire trip. But radio host Larry Elder says 'Kerosene Maxine' is bad for America

Pompeo takes a swipe at NY Times over outing of…

Reaction on 'The Five' after the CIA director speaks out

Seoul calls for Pyongyang to respond to overture…

South Korea has urged North Korea to accept its offers for talks as Pyongyang continues to ignore Seoul's proposal for a military meeting to ease animosities along their tense border

California fire officials say a wildfire west of Yosemite National Park has destroyed 99 structures, 50 of them homes

California fire officials say a wildfire west of Yosemite National Park has destroyed 99 structures, 50 of them homes

At Least Two Killed in Earthquake Near Turkey…

At least two people were killed when a 6.7 magnitude earthquake hit the southwest coast of Turkey and Greece.

Elon Musk says NY-DC hyperloop is coming

In a tweet, Musk says he has the verbal go-ahead to build a tunnel that would get people from New York to Washington DC in under 30 minutes.

The village dividing North and South Korea

Take a tour of Panmunjom - a UN controlled demilitarized zone (DMZ) on the Korean border where the North and South meet for talks.

The New York Times - Trump on Sessions’ Recusal…

From The New York Times: In an interview with New York Times reporters, President Trump expressed anger at Jeff Sessions and James Comey. He also acknowledged a newly disclosed conversation with Vladimir Putin.. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2uEhBET

Rand Paul: Health care was broken before the ACA

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., says while the government isn't good at 'things,' he wants every American to have low-cost health insurance. Sen. Paul also discusses his thoughts on CBO numbers.

Matthews: Trump thinks he's above the law

With the Special Counsel investigating Trump, Chris Matthews reminds viewers why Trump shouldn't be threatening Robert Mueller.

Trump Laywer: ‘Nothing Illegal’ About Trum…

President Trump’s personal lawyer Jay Sekulow tells Chuck “there was nothing illegal to cover up” about Trump Jr.’s meeting with Russians during the campaign. Plus, Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) talks developments on the health care bill.

Limited-Edition Birkenstocks Are on Sale for…

Birkenstock is selling $799 sandals because it can. They're almost sold out too. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@fantasticmrnate) shows us.

Judge refuses to reinstate Trump sanctuary cities order

A federal judge has refused to reinstate President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities

UC Berkeley offers to waive venue fee for right-wing speaker

University of California, Berkeley officials now say they're offering to waive a venue fee for former Breitbart editor Ben Shapiro to speak on campus on the date Berkeley College Republicans requested

Cops wage psychological warfare against online…

A global police operation took down two illicit online drug bazaars in an innovative plan designed to sow uncertainty among buyers and sellers

10 Things to Know for Friday

Among 10 Things to Know Friday: OJ goes free, Sessions stays, McCain's not silent

Trump legal team's spokesman resigns

Mark Corallo has resigned from his position as spokesman and communications strategist for President Donald Trump's legal team, a senior administration official told CNN.

Microsoft 4Q gets boost from cloud computing

Microsoft's cloud computing business has helped boost its fourth-quarter revenue and earnings above Wall Street's expectations, further validating a strategy pushed by CEO Satya Nadella since he took over in 2014

Kushner's WH connection still being used to lure…

A CNN investigation finds that Jared Kushner's White House connection is still being used to lure Chinese investors.

Chief: Death of Australian woman 'should not have…

Minneapolis police chief says fatal shooting of Australian woman by officer responding to her 911 call 'should not have happened'