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Ex-Trump Campaign Aide Rick Gates Pleads Guilty In Mueller Russia Probe
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Gates Pleads Guilty

A former top adviser to the Trump campaign pleaded guilty in Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Rick Gates will now help special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation in "any and all matters" as prosecutors continue to probe the 2016 campaign

Curling - Winter Olympics Day 15

How USA Men's Curling Went From 'Rejects' to Gold

Shuster wrote one of the great turnaround stories in U.S. Olympic history. The men's curling team won its last five games, capping off their improbable run with a 10-7 upset victory over Sweden at the Gangneung Curling Centre

Degas Found, Paris, France - 22 Feb 2018

Stolen Degas Painting Randomly Found on Bus

French customs officers have found an impressionist painting by Edgar Degas stowed on a bus, more than eight years after it was reported stolen. The ministry says none of the passengers claimed the suitcase

Flu clinic

Flu Season May Be Starting to Wind Down

This year's sweeping flu season may be starting to wind down, but activity is still high throughout the country, with 13 more pediatric deaths bringing the season's total close to 100

Shooting At High School In Parkland, Florida Injures Multiple People

Florida Considers Raising Age to Buy a Gun

Florida Governor Rick Scott announced on Friday that he wants to raise the age limit in the state for buying a firearm to the age of 21, just one week after a 19-year-old shot allegedly 17 people at a high school in the state

Team USA Women Olympics Medals

Team USA's Women Are Beating the Men

American women have shined at the 2018 Winter Olympics, becoming the driving force behind the U.S. Olympic team's wins in PyeongChang. Of the 21 medals Team USA has won so far, 12 of them belong to women


Trump Went Way Off Script During CPAC Speech

When President Donald Trump took the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), he clearly wanted to have some fun. "You don’t mind if I go off script a little bit?" he asked the rowdy audience

Presidetn Trump departs to CPAC

Trump Levels 'Largest-Ever' Sanctions on North Korea

The Trump administration is hitting more than 50 vessels, shipping companies and trade businesses with sanctions in the latest bid to turn up the pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program, a senior administration official said