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FILE-- The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee is examining allegations that Dr. Ronny Jackson, now in 2018 Trump’s nominee to lead the Veterans Affairs Department, oversaw a hostile work environment as the White House physician and allowed the overprescribing of drugs, according to congressional officials briefed on the committee’s work. They have also received claims that Jackson drank too much on the job. (Tom Brenner/The new York Times/Copyright 2018)
VA nominee faces explosive new allegations of drinking, wrecking government vehicle
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Minnesota state Rep. Erin Maye Quade talks to reporters after she ended a 24-hour sit-in at the front o f he House chambers Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Speaker cracks open door for Minnesota gun bill
53 min ago
The wanted poster for the man known as the East Area Rapist/Golden State Killer. MUST CREDIT: FBI.
'Golden State Killer' suspect arrested in one of the worst unsolved crime sprees in U.S. history
2 hours 21 min ago
David Michael Otey
Minn. man indicted on 1st- and 2nd-degree murder of sister
2 hours 32 min ago
A Port Authority official berated and cursed at officers during a traffic stop. A dash cam was on.
2 hours 38 min ago
An ATV fell through the ice near Cameron Park on Wednesday in Bemidji. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)play button
ATV falls through ice on Lake Bemidji
3 hours 25 min ago
SD improves teacher pay ranking, but still near worst in country
4 hours 15 min ago
Kirk Alan Fugelseth
Former Moorhead man is second to be fully discharged from state sex offender program
4 hours 21 min ago
Emmanuel Macron, France's president, gestures after speaking to a joint meeting of Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Wednesday. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
French President Macron charms both parties in an impassioned speech to Congress
5 hours 5 min ago
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn.     Submitted photo
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., ranks first in a study on bipartisan legislation
6 hours 11 min ago
A protester signs a giant passport outside the Supreme Court building in Washington, April 25, 2018. Justices on Wednesday grilled the government’s lawyer about President Donald Trump’s authority to impose a travel ban, which restricts entry into the United States from several predominantly Muslims nations, after the president promised during his campaign to impose a “Muslim ban.” (Lawrence Jackson/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Conservative justices voice skepticism that Trump lacks authority for immigrant ban
6 hours 12 min ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, speaks during a news conference after a weekly caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol Washington, D.C., on Jan. 30, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Senate confirms 15th circuit court judge in 15 months of Trump's presidency
6 hours 30 min ago
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump wait for French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte Macron, to arrive for a State Dinner at the White House in Washington, April 24, 2018. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
As a hostess, Melania Trump finally seems at ease as first lady
6 hours 39 min ago
Mick Mulvaney listens during a Senate Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on April 12, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Toya Sarno Jordan
The Daily 202: Mick Mulvaney's confession highlights the corrosive influence of money in politics
7 hours 57 min ago
A driver uses a cell phone while stuck in trafffic in New York in file photo. (Rob Bennett/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Places that write lots of tickets for distracted driving also have lower fatal crash rates, analysis finds
9 hours 31 min ago
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