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Trump commutes sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday he's commuted the prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Trump told reporters at Joint Base Andrews that Blagojevich "served eight years in jail. It's a long time to go." Trump publicly hinted he…

Roger Stone judge to discuss case in court amid sentencing chaos

Judge Amy Berman Jackson will hear Tuesday from Roger Stone's defense team and the Justice Department after a tumultuous week that saw President Donald Trump suggest she is biased and several prosecutors quit his case after Justice Department leadership rescinded…

Bloomberg qualifies for Wednesday's Democratic debate -- his first

Michael Bloomberg has qualified for Wednesday's Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas, paving the way for the former New York mayor's first appearance on stage with his 2020 rivals.Bloomberg met the Democratic National Committee-mandated polling threshold on Tuesday with a…

NYPD confirms detective dead by suicide

A New York Police Department detective died by suicide in Queens on Monday, the NYPD said. The detective, whose name was not released, was "an active member of the service," Sgt. Lee Jones told CNN. Monday's suicide comes after a…

Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change

Jeff Bezos is throwing his weight — and wealth — behind the fight against climate change months after Amazon employees publicly pressured him and the company to do more to address the issue. The Amazon CEO on Monday announced a…