Trump awards Medal of Honor to Army medic 48 years later

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Army medic who "ran into danger" to save wounded soldiers during a Vietnam War battle despite his own serious wounds on Monday became the first Medal of Honor recipient under President Donald Trump, 48 years after the selfless acts for which James McCloughan is now nationally recognized.

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  • Written by By DARLENE SUPERVILLE , Associated Press

Court says 2 Venezuela opposition leaders back to prison

 

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Two of Venezuela's leading opposition figures were taken from their homes in the middle of the night by state security agents on Tuesday in President Nicolas Maduro's government's first moves against prominent enemies since a widely denounced vote granting the ruling party nearly unlimited powers.

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  • Written by By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN , Associated Press

Kelly shows his clout: Scaramucci out as WH chief moves in

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Firmly taking charge in an unruly White House, former Gen. John Kelly moved in Monday as President Donald Trump's new chief of staff and immediately made sure that Trump's profanity-spouting new communications director was shown the door, ignominiously ousted after less than two weeks on the job.

  • Written by By JONATHAN LEMIRE and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press

Lawsuit: Fox coordinated with White House on false story

NEW YORK (AP) — An investigator who worked on the Seth Rich case claims Fox News fabricated quotes implicating the murdered Democratic National Committee staffer in the WikiLeaks scandal and coordinated with the Trump administration as it worked on the story.

  • Written by By DAVID BAUDER , AP Television Writer