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Jared Kushner: Trump's embattled son-in-law

Without directly addressing the Post report, Trump defended Kushner in a statement to The New York Times published Sunday, saying he has "total confidence in him". Until this week, Kushner had largely escaped the focus on Trump's links with Vladimir Putin's Moscow regime, which has so far forced the resignation of Trump's national security adviser and the recusal of his attorney-general from the FBI investigation into Russian influence.



1 dead, 2 missing after Wisconsin mill explosion

There was no immediate word on what might have caused the blast at the plant, which processes corn for ethanol and other uses. Sheriff Dennis Richards says 16 employees were working at the time, and two remained unaccounted for on Thursday morning.



Some Democratic governors form group to uphold Paris pact

Walking out into the Rose Garden of the White House , the President told the world that "in order to fulfil my solemn duty to protect America and its citizens, the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate accord ". In other words: The study did not account for any benefits of participating in a global plan to avoid the worst effects of climate change. "At this moment, when climate change is already causing devastating harm around the world, we do not have the moral right to ...



Trump Says Health Care Needs "More Dollars", But His Budget Says Otherwise

Most Americans hold an unfavorable view of the House-passed health care bill and want the Senate to change it substantially or block it entirely, according to the latest Kaiser Health Tracking Poll . An assessment of the bill by the Congressional Budget Office this week predicted the proposal would lead to 14 million fewer people insured by Medicaid within 10 years.


National Spelling Bee is underway, and three Michiana students are competing

National Spelling Bee is underway, and three Michiana students are competing

Only 15 were still standing Thursday afternoon following seven rounds of spelling and will go on to compete for the championship beginning at 7:30 p.m. While the official spelling bee guide reported that just one New Jersey resident has ever won the competition, the state actually was home to two champions.