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NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Washington, D.C. political consultant and three others pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges that they engaged in an insider trading scheme based on leaks from within a federal healthcare agency.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Basketball superstar LeBron James' Los Angeles home was vandalized with a racial slur, police said on Wednesday, one day before the Cleveland Cavaliers player was set to take the court in the first game of the NBA finals,
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Eleven U.S. citizens working as contractors in Afghanistan were injured when a powerful bomb hidden in a sewage tanker exploded during the Wednesday morning rush hour in Kabul, a State Department spokesman said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is considering taking steps to broaden the Obamacare limits on claiming a religious or moral exemption from providing health insurance that covers birth control, Vox news reported on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Wednesday that its successful test of defenses against an attack from an intercontinental ballistic missile showed the United States can stay ahead of the evolving ICBM threat through 2020 from countries like North Korea.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said on Wednesday his office sued five drug manufacturers, accusing them of misrepresenting the risks of prescription opioid painkillers, helping fuel a drug addiction epidemic.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday blacklisted four Colombian citizens and five Colombian companies for their links to accused drug traffickers, the Treasury Department said in a statement.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal agents in New York on Wednesday arrested 19 accused members of the Lucchese crime family, an alleged network of criminals who were the source of inspiration for the acclaimed mobster film "Goodfellas."
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania man was arrested at President Donald Trump's Washington hotel early on Wednesday after police found an assault rifle, a handgun and 90 rounds of ammunition in his car, authorities said.
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump blasted comedian Kathy Griffin on Wednesday for posing for photographs with a replica of a severed, bloodied head resembling the president, saying she had traumatized his family.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A midnight tweet by Donald Trump unleashed a wave of sometimes mocking speculation by Internet users wondering what the U.S. president meant by writing "covfefe" in an apparently unfinished Twitter post that lingered online for hours.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the conviction and life sentence of Ross Ulbricht, who created the underground website Silk Road, for running an online marketplace for drugs.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump administration's crackdown on illegal immigrants will likely weaken overall U.S. consumer spending and economic growth as those targeted for arrest increasingly choose to stay home and save more, a Federal Reserve policymaker said on Wednesday.