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November 16, 2018
Alan Page, former professional American football player and Minnesota Supreme Court justice, is presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Trump on Friday. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Minnesota hero Alan Page honored at White House
November 16, 2018 - 9:34pm
Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Trump plans to nominate Andrew Wheeler, former coal lobbyist, as next EPA chief
November 16, 2018 - 9:04pm
Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's crown prince, arrives at the Elysee palace in Paris in April. Bloomberg photo by Christophe Morin
CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi's assassination
November 16, 2018 - 7:12pm
CNN reporter Jim Acosta waits for the microphone at a news conference with President Donald Trump about the results of the midterm elections, at the White House in Washington, Nov. 7, 2018. CNN sued the Trump administration on Nov. 13 in an effort to reinstate the press credentials of Acosta, escalating a dispute that has highlighted the increasingly tense dynamic between Trump and the news media. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Judge hands CNN victory in its bid to restore Jim Acosta's White House press pass
November 16, 2018 - 4:32pm
Gray wolves, like this one, would be open to state hunting and trapping seasons and removed from federal Endangered Species Act protections under a bill passed by the U.S. House Friday. It's unclear if the bill will pass the Senate. National Park Service photo.
U.S. House passes bill removing gray wolves from protected list
November 16, 2018 - 4:07pm
President Donald Trump speaks during a conference with state and local military veterans leaders at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, Nov. 15, 2018. (Al Drago/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump says he's finished writing answers to questions from Mueller
November 16, 2018 - 12:47pm
Cindy McCain, wife of late-Sen. John S. McCain says a prayer at his casket as he lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda.  Washington Post photo by Jonathan Newton
Cindy McCain on Trump: The country needs a leader, not a 'negative Nancy'
November 16, 2018 - 11:57am
Cindy McCain, wife of late-Sen. John S. McCain says a prayer at his casket as he lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda.  Washington Post photo by Jonathan Newton
Cindy McCain on Trump: The country needs a leader, not a 'negative Nancy'
November 16, 2018 - 11:57am
November 15, 2018
Tyrell Heaton
South Dakota native hopes to be Democratic presidential nominee in 2020
November 15, 2018 - 5:21pm
President Trump, center, speaks in the Oval Office on Thursday. He told reporters that the White House is looking "very strongly" at Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance and reiterated his opposition to punishing Saudi Arabia by blocking arms sales. "There are other things we can do," he said. Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
US sanctions 17 Saudis allegedly involved in killing of journalist Khashoggi
November 15, 2018 - 2:14pm
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco on Sept. 13, 2018. Bloomberg photo by David Paul Morris
Pelosi says she has the votes to become the next House speaker
November 15, 2018 - 1:57pm
South Dakota US Sen. John Thune elected majority whip
November 15, 2018 - 12:45pm
Capitol flags to fly at half-staff to honor former lawmaker
November 15, 2018 - 12:27pm
November 14, 2018
President Donald Trump announces his support for a criminal justice reform bill, called the First Step Act, at the White House in Washington, Nov. 14, 2018. Trump threw his support behind the substantial rewrite of the nation’s prison and sentencing laws Wednesday, and Senators have staked the success of the bipartisan agreement on him. But powerful pockets of opposition remain among some law enforcement officials and conservative lawmakers. (Al Drago/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump endorses bipartisan criminal-justice reform bill
November 14, 2018 - 7:43pm
U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp
Heitkamp advocates for public safety in Indian Country as Savanna's Act advances
November 14, 2018 - 7:23pm