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Rosenstein to face lawmakers on Capitol Hill next week

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will speak to congressional leaders next week behind closed doors to address reports that he discussed wearing a wire to secretly record President Donald Trump and recruited Cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office.

Ricin Fast Facts

Here's a look at ricin, a natural, highly toxic compound that is extracted from castor beans.

127 cases of polio-like illness under investigation, CDC says

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has received reports of 127 patients under investigation for acute flaccid myelitis this year. Of these, 62 have been confirmed by the CDC, and the remainder continue to be investigated, said Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the agency's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. noting that the confirmed cases are in 22 sta

Democrats in key House races sweep past GOP rivals in money battle

All of the Democratic candidates in more than two dozen of the most competitive House races outpaced their Republican rivals in recent campaign fundraising, underscoring the Democrats' enormous financial advantage heading into the midterm elections, a CNN analysis of newly filed campaign-finance reports shows.

What LGBT supporters need to know about Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh has replaced Anthony Kennedy on the US Supreme Court. For all the scrutiny of Justice Kavanaugh's personal life, his hearings told us little about where he will land on gay rights. Americans across the political spectrum have reason for concern -- especially pro-LGBT conservatives like ourselves who relied on Justice Kennedy as a champion of limited government. With the polarizing Kavanaugh confirmation now behind us, gay rights advocates need to prepare for the polit