Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., participates in a roundtable at the Wellstone Center in St. Paul, Minn., exploring ways to strengthen community health centers along with Congresswoman Betty McCollum, Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan and representatives from Minnesota community health centers, on Friday, May 24, 2019. Later House Speaker Pelosi speaks at a DFL fundraising dinner. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP)

Facebook won’t remove altered video of Nancy Pelosi

A Facebook executive told CNN the company doesn’t have a policy that says content on the social-networking website must be accurate.

In this Friday, May 24, 2019, photo, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is surrounded by reporters at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo. Bolton called a series of short-range missiles launched by North Korea last month were violations to U.N. Security Council resolutions, stressing the need to keep sanctions in place. Bolton said Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Tokyo the U.S. position on the North’s denuclearization is consistent and that a repeated pattern of failures should be stopped. (Yohei Kanasashi/Kyodo News via AP)

Bolton says North Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions

National security adviser John Bolton called a series of short-range missile tests by North Korea earlier this month a violation of UN Security Council resolutions and said sanctions must be kept in place.

TOKYO, JAPAN - MAY 25: U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive at Haneda International Airport on May 25, 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. U.S President Donald Trump arrives today for a four-day state visit to Japan, the first official visit of the Reiwa era. Alongside a number of engagements, Mr Trump is expected to watch a sumo match, attend an imperial banquet with newly-enthroned Emperor Naruhito and meet with families of North Korean abductees. (Photo by Koji Sasahara - Pool/Getty Images)

Trump arrives in Tokyo for state visit, golf and sumo

President Trump needled Japan over the US-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country Saturday that's been tailor-made to his whims and ego.

Elizabeth Warren, Bruce Mann, and Bailey the dog.

Bailey, Elizabeth Warren’s golden retriever, may be a media darling, but he’s not always a good boy

On Friday morning, the senator tweeted a photo of a somber-looking Bailey surrounded by the shredded remains of an unlucky piece of home decor.

President Trump.

Trump to invoke emergency declaration to sell arms to Saudis, senators say

The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

A home was being rebuilt after it was destroyed by Hurricane Maria.

Single GOP congressman temporarily blocks $19 billion disaster bill

A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington’s free-spending and opaque ways blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill on Friday.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., smiles during a panel discussion at Delaware County Community College, Friday, May 24, 2019, in Media, Pa. (AP Photo/)

Faked Pelosi videos, slowed to make her appear drunk, spread across social media

A video of Speaker Pelosi’s onstage speech Wednesday was subtly edited to make her voice sound garbled and warped.

Protesters for women's rights held a rally on the Alabama Capitol.

Federal lawsuit filed to block Alabama’s new abortion ban

A federal lawsuit filed Friday asks a judge to block an Alabama law that outlaws almost all abortions.

President Trump.

Trump administration rule rolls back protections for transgender people

A new Health and Human Services rule states that laws banning sex discrimination in health care don’t apply to people’s gender identity.

President Donald Trump (left) asked Kellyanne Conway (right) how his demeanor was during an infrastructure meeting with Democrats earlier this week.

Trump has aides vouch that he’s ‘very calm’

In the middle of a meeting with farmers, President Trump called members of his staff to bear witness to his demeanor. One by one, his advisers dutifully stepped forward.

President Trump.

Here’s where the Mass. delegation stands on impeaching President Trump

Democrats are finding it harder to ignore the growing calls for beginning impeachment proceedings against President Trump.

President Trump.

Trump gives farmers $16 billion in aid amid prolonged China trade war

The Trump administration is unveiling a new $16 billion bailout for farmers hurt by Beijing’s tariffs.

This June 18, 2018, file photo shows an aerial view of a neighborhood in Puerto Rico.

Congress on cusp of delivering long-overdue disaster aid

Congress is rushing to wrap up a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid package, but only after Democrats insisted on jettisoning President Trump’s $4.5 billion request for border funding.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 23: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill May 23, 2019 in Washington, DC. Speaker Pelosi said she is concerned for the President Trump's well being and that of the country. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Speaker Pelosi questions Trump’s fitness for office, suggests an intervention

Pelosi openly questioned President Trump’s fitness for office Thursday, suggesting a family or staff ‘‘intervention.’’ Trump responded by calling her ‘‘crazy.’’

Watch live: Speaker Pelosi holds press conference amid battle with Trump

Nancy Pelosi will address reporters a day after President Trump stormed out of a meeting on infrastructure.

Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman.

US charges banker Stephen Calk over request for Trump job

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team has said that Calk conspired with Paul Manafort to defraud his own bank when he pushed approval of Manafort’s loans in the hopes of winning a senior post in the Trump administration.

Salem, NH - 3/15/2019 - Senator Elizabeth Warren speaking to supporters at the home of former US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Jim Smith and Janet Breslin-Smith in Salem, N.H. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Metro, Reporter: Globe Staff, Topic: 16newhampshire, LOID: 8.5.693486147.

Warren discloses past corporate legal work

Warren, who rails against big banks and tech companies as a populist candidate for the 2020 Democratic nomination, also spent 20 years occasionally advising, representing, and serving as an expert witness for corporations.

US officials say foreign election hacking is inevitable

The real challenge is ensuring the country is resilient enough to withstand catastrophic problems from cyber breaches, government officials said Wednesday.

Harriet Tubman.

Ayanna Pressley asked Steven Mnuchin when Harriet Tubman would be put on the $20. He didn’t know

Under questioning by Representative Ayanna Pressley, Steven Mnuchin said he was focused on improving the currency to prevent counterfeiting.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer left the meeting.

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