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James Comey says FBI 'would be worse today' if not for his actions

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| In an interview with NPR, the fired FBI director maintained he wouldn't do things differently if he had a chance. "I saw this as a 500-year flood," he said, "and so where is the manual?"

Here are all the winners of the 2018 Pulitzer Prizes


Kendrick Lamar joins the staffs of The New York Times and The Washington Post as this year's prize winners, among many others. See the list of winners and watch Monday's announcement ceremony here.

US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria's Assad


U.S. officials say the sanctions would be aimed at sending a message to Russia, which has blocked attempts to make it easier to investigate the use of chemical weapons.

Trump unloads on Comey ahead of ex-FBI director's interview


In a tweet Sunday, Trump called James Comey "slippery," suggesting he should be in jail and labeling him "the WORST FBI Director in history, by far!"

Citizen question on census reveals partisan divide among AGs


A plan to ask people if they are U.S. citizens during the 2020 census has prompted a legal uproar from Democratic state attorneys general — but not Republican attorneys.

Protests over US-led bombings in Syria expected to continue


Demonstrators protested in several cities Saturday, including Los Angeles and San Francisco. And more were planned Sunday across the county.

Trump claims success in Syria, but chemical weapons remain


"A perfectly executed strike," President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday in the aftermath of his second decision in just over a year to attack Syria.

Trump says Syria attack may come 'very soon or not so soon at all!'


Trump on Wednesday had warned Russia to "get ready" for a missile attack on its ally Syria. But on Thursday, Trump tweeted: "Never said when an attack on Syria would take place."

National Guard troops start arriving at US-Mexico border, except in California


Governor Jerry Brown's spokesman said California officials still are reviewing President Trump's troop request.