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Then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn sits in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Feb. 10. Documents released by lawmakers show Flynn, now former national security adviser, was warned when he retired from the military in 2014 not to take foreign money without "advance approval" by Pentagon authorities. [Associated Press]

Pentagon joins intensifying probe of former Trump aide Flynn

WASHINGTON — Investigations intensified into President Donald Trump's ousted national security adviser, Michael Flynn, on Thursday as the Pentagon watchdog joined lawmakers in probing payments he accepted from foreign sources including a Russian state-sponsored TV network. At the same time, documents released by th …

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Cassini survives trip and beams back closest images ever of Saturn and its rings

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Berkeley under police watch after Coulter talk canceled

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  1. Congress doing bare minimum to keep government running

    National

    WASHINGTON  — Congress is doing the bare minimum to keep the country running, readying a short-term spending bill to keep the lights on in government past Saturday, when President Donald Trump will mark his 100th day in office.

     Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer, the second-ranking Democrat in the House, threatened to withhold votes for the spending bill if Republicans tried to push for a vote this week on a revived health care repeal. [Associated Press]
  2. A fifth of Trump's first 100 days were in Florida, but it's not all vacation time

    National

    PALM BEACH — President Donald Trump has put a distinctive Florida stamp on his first 100 days in office by making seven trips to his Mar-a-Lago estate that have mixed golf, statecraft and controversy.

    President Donald Trump, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping walk together after their meetings at Mar-a-Lago on April 7. [Associated Press]
  3. Cassini survives trip and beams back closest images ever of Saturn and its rings

    Space

    CAPE CANAVERAL — NASA's Cassini spacecraft has survived an unprecedented trip between Saturn and its rings, and has amazing pictures to show for it.

    This combination images show features in Saturn's atmosphere from closer than ever before. The view was captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft as it became the first spacecraft to venture between Saturn and its rings. [JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute/NASA via AP]
  4. Trump administration talks tough on North Korea, but frustrated lawmakers want details

    World

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and his top national security advisers briefed members of Congress Wednesday on what a senior aide called the "very grave threat" posed by North Korea, but they offered few details about the administration's strategy to pressure Pyongyang.

    Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., second from right, boards a bus on Capitol Hill, heading to the White House with other Senators to get a briefing on North Korea. [Associated Press]
  5. Pentagon joins intensifying probe of former Trump aide Flynn

    National

    WASHINGTON — Investigations intensified into President Donald Trump's ousted national security adviser, Michael Flynn, on Thursday as the Pentagon watchdog joined lawmakers in probing payments he accepted from foreign sources including a Russian state-sponsored TV network.

    Then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn sits in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Feb. 10. Documents released by lawmakers show Flynn, now former national security adviser, was warned when he retired from the military in 2014 not to take foreign money without "advance approval" by Pentagon authorities. [Associated Press]