Tony Podesta and the Podesta Group are now the subjects of a federal investigation being led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, three sources with knowledge of the matter told NBC News. The probe of Podesta and his Democratic-leaning lobbying firm grew out of Mueller's inquiry into the finances of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, according to the sources. As special counsel, Mueller has been tasked with investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. read more
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty Monday to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. "I understand that leaving was against the law," said Bergdahl, whose decision to walk off his remote post in Afghanistan in 2009 prompted intense search and recovery missions, during which some of his comrades were seriously wounded. "At the time, I had no intention of causing search and recovery operations," Bergdahl said. The misbehavior charge carries a maximum penalty of life in prison, while the desertion charge is punishable by up to five years.
Standing during the National Anthem, the players knelt during the moment of silence for a fallen cop. The fans boo'd read more
What does it mean to disagree with Black Lives Matter? BY SNOOFY
A Good question. To tread carefully and keep this honest, here are a couple tenants I wonder about. read more
Great, I like the last line: "If you want to do it in the Vatican, go ahead," Matteo Salvini wrote on Facebook. "But as a Catholic, I don't think Italy can welcome and support the whole world." read more