• Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies on Russian Federation probe, Comey firing
Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies on Russian Federation probe, Comey firing

Be sure to bookmark this page, as AL.com will be bringing you live updates of the hearing. The former Alabama senator also defended himself against accusations that he misrepresented himself during his confirmation hearing when he said he hadn't met with Russian officials during the campaign.

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  • Chuck Schumer mocks Trump cabinet meeting in tweet
Chuck Schumer mocks Trump cabinet meeting in tweet

President Donald Trump's first full Cabinet meeting on Monday included a gusher of effusive praise , a virtual round-robin of complimentary remarks that set social media ablaze and drew mockery from Democratic corners. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) had to poke fun at it. In a video shared on Twitter and Facebook spoofing the Trump meeting, Schumer ...

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  • Hearing gets underway in case of Penn State pledge's death
Hearing gets underway in case of Penn State pledge's death

The 18 Beta Theta Pi frat brothers - charged with a mix of involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault, evidence tampering, reckless endangerment and hazing - sat for the hearing set to determine whether there was sufficient evidence for the case to head to trial.

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  • Who else but Trump to call for a nation full of apprentices?
Who else but Trump to call for a nation full of apprentices?

And now for some rare kind words about members of Congress: Overall, the senators questioning Comey behaved in a manner that could be described by such last-century terms as "bipartisan" and "patriotic". called Comey a "liar". "I thought that might prompt the appointment of a special counsel", Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee about hi...

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  • Cops: Suspect in 3 deaths may be involved in 2 more killings
Cops: Suspect in 3 deaths may be involved in 2 more killings

Maier said police do not think that the mother and daughters had any connection to the Johns. Brinkman is charged with murder in the deaths of Lake Township residents Rogell Eugene John , 71, and his wife Roberta Ray John , 64, the Stark County Sheriff's Office said.

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  • S. Korea accuses North of spying on US missile system
S. Korea accuses North of spying on US missile system

The photos taken by the drone found in 2014 on Baengnyeong Island in the Yellow Sea indicate that it flew only over regions near the western border between the two Koreas. President Moon Jae-in (center) poses during a visit to the Korea-U.S. North Korea and its evolving nuclear and missile capabilities are widely expected to be a top item on th...

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  • Sessions confirms part of Comey's story about private talk with Donald Trump
Sessions confirms part of Comey's story about private talk with Donald Trump

In his first response to Comey's blunt remarks, Trump offered a window into how the White House may try to contain the controversy that has dogged his administration for months - accusations that his campaign team colluded with Moscow to tilt the 2016 election in his favor.

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  • Muslim supporters deliver a message of peace to anti-Muslim protesters
Muslim supporters deliver a message of peace to anti-Muslim protesters

Refuse Fascism, a coalition of activists advocating confrontational tactics to oppose what it calls the Trump "regime", said it would show up at the rallies "to counter the xenophobic hatred and lies, defy intimidation and drown it out". But it was noisy, with groups chanting, yelling and waving American flags and posters proclaiming various causes...

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  • Matt Davidson's slam powers White Sox over Orioles, 6-1
Matt Davidson's slam powers White Sox over Orioles, 6-1

The Chicago White Sox broke out the bats and posted a 10-7 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night at Guaranteed Rate Field . The Orioles had two men reach base in four of those six innings but Holland only allowed a first-inning run on Manny Machado's one-out RBI single.

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  • Trump to reveal whether or not he taped Comey conversations
Trump to reveal whether or not he taped Comey conversations

If we can not agree that something is happening, asked Fair, "then how are we going to have a fact-based policy" to address it? "No I didn't say that". Trump continued to be coy about the possibility of there being recordings of his conversations with Comey, which he has suggested previously . "I was sacked in some way to change, or the endeav...

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  • Spokesman Claims Bill Cosby Was Not Given a 'Fair and Impartial Trial'
Spokesman Claims Bill Cosby Was Not Given a 'Fair and Impartial Trial'

Cosby, who turns 80 in July, was awaiting a decision after 18 months of legal wrangling and a trial that lasted seven days before Judge Steven T. O'Neill and garnered worldwide media attention. Constand, however, testified that she took them only after Cosby intimated they were herbal and that the drugs left her unable to resist his assault.

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  • Otto Warmbier: American Student Freed by North Korea Back on US Soil
Otto Warmbier: American Student Freed by North Korea Back on US Soil

Tillerson told USA senators at the start of a budget hearing that the State Department had no comment on Mr Warmbier's condition, "out of respect for him and his family". Dennis Rodman , the former National Basketball Association bad boy who has palled around with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , flew back to Pyongyang on Tuesday for the first ...

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  • Sessions vigorously denies improper Russian Federation contacts
Sessions vigorously denies improper Russian Federation contacts

Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation on March 2, two weeks after Comey's Oval Office one-on-one with Trump. As the Senate intelligence committee asked Sessions repeatedly why he refused to answer certain questions regarding Trump, the president was watching.

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  • Student released by North Korea now at hospital
Student released by North Korea now at hospital

It was not immediately clear if he had made any concessions. PotCoin did say, "Rodman is in the very rare position to be able to claim longtime friendships with both the Supreme Leader of North Korea as well as with the current president of the United States ", via a statement .

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  • Comey's friend says he's turning over memos on Trump to FBI
Comey's friend says he's turning over memos on Trump to FBI

Mr. Sessions flatly denied he was part of any collusion with Russian Federation, and said in his involvement with the campaign - or his time since as attorney general - he's seen no evidence of such collusion. As Mr Trump tried to shoo everyone out to talk alone with Mr Comey , Mr Sessions lingered, in Comey's account. One of her questions, sh...

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  • Kamala Harris Just Handed Jeff Sessions His Ass
Kamala Harris Just Handed Jeff Sessions His Ass

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he did not have third meeting with the Russian ambassador to the United States. Sessions responded: "I am not stonewalling". Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says that a history of political giving is not a disqualifier for those who work for the Department of Justice's special counsel investigating...

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  • Sessions: Comey's Oval Office Meeting With Trump 'Not Problematic'
Sessions: Comey's Oval Office Meeting With Trump 'Not Problematic'

Attorney General Sessions opened his testimony with the promise to meet the committee's questions as best as he could but warned that he would not reveal any private conversations between himself and the president. Sessions got angry again when Wyden pressed Sessions to explain what facts might be "problematic "about his involvement in the R...

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  • Friend says he's turning over Comey's Trump memos to Federal Bureau of Investigation
Friend says he's turning over Comey's Trump memos to Federal Bureau of Investigation

Speaking at a joint press conference in the Rose Garden with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, Trump called Comey a "leaker" and maintained that the fired FBI director lied under oath about his claim the president asked him to drop the agency's investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn .

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  • Gillespie wins GOP nomination in governor's race
Gillespie wins GOP nomination in governor's race

On the Democratic side, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam is on track to win the nomination for Virginia governor , CNN has projected. Voters in November will choose between incumbent Mark Herring or Republican John Adams, a partner at the Richmond law firm McGuireWoods.

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  • Jeff Sessions Testifies He Never Discussed Election With Russians
Jeff Sessions Testifies He Never Discussed Election With Russians

Faced with statements by President Trump that he fired Comey in part because of the Russian Federation probe, Sessions stood by his argument that Comey had earned negative reviews due to the "stunning" way he handled the Hillary Clinton email investigation, saying Comey never should have spoken publicly about it during the 2016 election campaig...

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