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TRANSCRIPT: Widow of fallen soldier La David Johnson speaks out

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- In a wide-ranging interview, Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, spoke out on "Good Morning America" about her husband's death during ...

McCain blasts Vietnam War 'bone spur' deferments in apparent swipe at Trump

C-SPAN3 (WASHINGTON) -- Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., appeared to attack President Donald Trump during an interview on Sunday, criticizing higher-income Americans who managed to avoid fighting in the Vietnam ...

Vietnam War medic who saved 60 on secret mission to receive Medal of Honor

U.S. Army (WASHINGTON) -- Retired Army Captain Gary Michael "Mike" Rose, 71, will receive the Medal of Honor Monday for his heroism as a combat medic during a harrowing ...

What are the secret John F. Kennedy assassination files?

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said he will allow the public release of thousands of long-secret documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 54 years ago.A ...

Politics shoved aside as five former US presidents unite for hurricane relief concert

Brooks Kraft LLC/Corbis via Getty Images (COLLEGE STATION, Texas) -- Democrats Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and Republicans George W. Bush and George H.W. Bush came together ...

Petraeus: US military protects Americans' right 'to criticize us'

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Retired four-star U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus said the military is "fiercely protective” of the freedoms of speech and expression “even if that includes criticizing ...

Trump is promising to help pay legal costs for White House staffers in Russia probe

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has promised to help cover the mounting legal costs for White House staff members caught up in the investigations of Russia's alleged interference ...

Gun control activist moms are running for office nationwide

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Amber Gustafson, a mother of three, launched her campaign for the Iowa State Senate the day after the Las Vegas gun massacre.She had been planning ...

Outspoken conservative Ben Shapiro on whether free speech still has a place on college campuses

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Ben Shapiro is a 33-year-old father of two, a lawyer who wears button-down shirts and has his own media platforms.He also has been on a ...

President Trump to allow release of classified JFK assassination documents

Central Press/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- President Trump said he will allow the release of long-classified CIA and FBI documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.The thousands of ...

Senators ask Mattis for more information on Niger attack

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- After meeting separately with Secretary of Defense James Mattis, both Sens. Lindsey Graham and John McCain said the military should do more to keep members of ...

White House officials used private email, violated federal record-keeping rules, top Democrat says

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- White House officials have violated federal record-keeping laws by not promptly forwarding private emails to public accounts, a top House Democrat said Friday.In a letter to ...

Rep. Wilson alleges White House chief of staff used 'racist term' in criticism

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Representative Frederica Wilson alleged that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly employed "a racist term" in his criticism of her actions after she ...

Breaking down the fiscal 2018 budget passed by Senate

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- By a vote of 51-49, Senate Republicans passed a fiscal 2018 budget right along party lines, with every single Democrat voting against the budget framework, and ...

Woman who accused Trump of groping her on an airplane doubts Weinstein backlash will prompt change

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- One of the roughly dozen women who came forward with accusations of sexual harassment or assault against Donald Trump during the presidential campaign doubts that the ...

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