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Trump to golf with Tiger Woods

President Trump began tweeting early Friday morning about the Middle East, Tiger Woods and Turkey — the country, not the bird

Michael Flynn could be cooperating with special counsel probe

Lawyers for President Trump and former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn are no longer sharing information. Flynn's attorney told the president's legal team on Wednesday that they cannot discuss the investigation into Russian election meddling any further. One of the president's lawyers tells ...

Top female lobbyist offers her take on sexual harassment

On "The Takeout" this week, Susan Neely, CEO of the American Beverage Assn, weighs in on when the "boys will be boys" approach doesn't work out

Sexual misconduct allegations don't always affect voters' decisions

Though Americans may be troubled by such allegations against politicians, this does not always affect the way they vote, CBS News polling has found

Remorseful Al Franken faces an uncertain future

Democrat who had become key player in party releases another statement of regret after sexual harassment allegations

Trump lawyer says Flynn 'probably' made a plea deal

President Trump's former national security adviser may now be cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation

Sexual misconduct allegations roil both sides of the aisle in Congress

On Capitol Hill, two prominent Democrats are facing new accusations of sexual wrongdoing. And a Republican from Texas is suggesting that he is the victim of revenge porn. Chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes reports.

Trump calls troops overseas on Thanksgiving Day

President Trump kept a commander-in-chief tradition by checking in with American service members on big holidays. Mr. Trump chose to visit Coast Guardsman in South Florida and call troops overseas, hours after he resumed a Twitter war online. Errol Barnett is with the president in Palm Beach.

Trump visits service members on Thanksgiving, and reignites Twitter feud

Trump wasted no time using the holiday to brag about his administration's accomplishments

Trump won't pay for Mike Flynn's legal bills: Official

The family has already established a legal defense fund, as costs mount

Here's what the Trumps are doing – and eating – on Thanksgiving

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump distributed Thanksgiving meals to the Coast Guard and will have their own feast later

Former DHS chief says it's 'great to be alive' after health scare

Ridge issued a statement Wednesday from the hospital in Austin, Texas, where he's recovering from a heart attack

Congressman says Capitol Police will investigate nude image incident

Rep. Joe Barton apologized to his constituents after the image from 2013 began to circulate

Trump to meet with key lawmakers on how to avoid shutdown

The president and Congress face a number of tough decisions ahead

Trump responds to post on how he treats African-Americans

President responds after reporter highlights article in which he describes how Trump often treats prominent African-Americans

Facing busy agenda, Trump kicks off Thanksgiving with tweets from Fla.

President Trump is spending Thanksgiving Day at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Thursday morning, he tweeted, "HAPPY THANKSGIVING, your Country is starting to do really well. Jobs coming back, highest Stock Market EVER." The president plans to meet congressional leaders next week to discuss a busy ...

Trump tweets on trivial matters despite busy agenda ahead

President Trump is spending Thanksgiving Day at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Thursday morning, he tweeted, "HAPPY THANKSGIVING, your Country is starting to do really well. Jobs coming back, highest Stock Market EVER." The president plans to meet congressional leaders next week to discuss a busy ...

Ex-staffer says Rep. John Conyers verbally abused her

A high-profile Washington lawyer says the longest-serving member currently in Congress verbally abused her repeatedly when she worked for him. Melanie Sloan says she is telling her story about Democratic congressman John Conyers after learning of other staff members who accuse him of sexual ...

Five vulnerable House incumbents

Four Republicans -- and one Democrat -- who could lose their jobs in November 2018

AG Jeff Sessions orders review of FBI gun background check system

In wake of deadly Texas church massacre, Sessions wants to know if government agencies are failing to report information to national database

2 more women say Franken touched them inappropriately: Report

One woman said she spoke with HuffPost said she wanted to share her story because Franken is a "serial groper"

Pro-Moore group fundraises off Trump's near-endorsement

"We are thankful that his last words before leaving the White House to celebrate Thanksgiving were the strong words of support for Roy Moore," a fundraising email said

Philly mayor: Trump is a 'punk' and 'bully' over immigration policies

The Trump administration announced it is allowing the Temporary Protected Status for many Haitians to expire

Trump continues to lash out at LaVar Ball on Twitter

On the first morning of his Thanksgiving vacation in Florida, President Trump lashed out at LaVar Ball, the father of a UCLA basketball player who was detained in China for shoplifting. Errol Barnett reports.

Former ethics chief suggests Kellyanne Conway may have violated Hatch Act

Walter Shaub said he has filed a complaint with the Office of Special Counsel

Roy Moore's communications director is out

John Rogers, the communications director for Moore's campaign, is out, but the circumstances surrounding his departure aren't entirely clear

Trump hotel in SoHo takes buyout route

The 46-story hotel and condo building opened in 2010

Net neutrality repeal means your internet may never be the same

The FCC is about to overturn Obama-era rules on net neutrality, which could be just the start of a whole new internet experience

Texas congressman apologizes for circulation of nude photo

Barton said in a statement that he had consensual sexual relations with "mature adult women" while he was separated from his wife

New Doug Jones ad shows names, faces of each Roy Moore accuser

"Will we make their abuser a U.S. senator?" the ad says

Dem congressman says Conyers accusations 'could be made up'

As other Democrats condemn Conyers' behavior, one is speaking up for him

Facebook to let users see if they interacted with Russian trolls

As many as 126 million people could have seen content posted on pages related to the Internet Research Agency, a Russian troll farm

Murkowski backs general GOP plan to repeal Obamacare

The Alaska Republican previously opposed proposals that repealed the health care law

Rand Paul's wife speaks out on 'blindside attack' on husband

Sen. Rand Paul's wife Kelley Paul said their neighbor's aggression against her husband was "a deliberate, blindside attack"

Gary Cohn faked a bad connection to get Trump off the phone, senator says

"Well, I wouldn't — I don't want to throw him under the bus, but yes," Sen. Tom Carper said of the conversation in a CNN interview

Former Ethics chief suggests Kellyanne Conway may have violated Hatch Act

Walter Shaub said he has filed a complaint with the Office of Special Counsel

U.S. declares 'ethnic cleansing' against Rohingya in Myanmar

"It is clear that the situation in northern Rakhine state constitutes ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya," wrote Sec. Tillerson in a statement on Wednesday

Report: Trump considering political pick for key Census job

The decision could affect how the 2020 census is conducted

Eye Opener at 8: CBS News fires Charlie Rose

A look back at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning." Subscribe to get the Eye Opener delivered straight to your inbox.

Democrats in Virginia ask judge to block state from certifying results in one district

They say that voters were given the wrong ballots in the 28th District

Report: Trump doubted Moore accusers in private

According to a Politico report, the president said he privately doubted the accusations leveled at Judge Roy Moore

Trump gives Roy Moore benefit of the doubt amid accusations

In his first extended comment on the matter, President Trump said Tuesday he'd rather have controversial Republican Roy Moore in the Senate than a Democrat. Alabama's former chief justice denies allegations of sexual misconduct made by nine women. Margaret Brennan reports.

'Ungrateful fool': Feud between Trump, UCLA player's dad escalates

"It wasn't father LaVar's so-called people on the ground in China that got his son out of a long term prison sentence -- IT WAS ME," wrote the president

Commentary: Why Republicans should be thankful this Thanksgiving

Their poll numbers are sagging, and they're short on legislative accomplishments -- so what does the GOP have to be happy about?

Justice may have a case to block AT&T-Time Warner

Wall Street thinks the government's antitrust case is weak, but there's good reason to believe it could hold up

Manafort, Gates must have booze-free Thanksgiving if they travel: Judge

Paul Manafort and Rick Gates may travel locally for the holiday — if they tell the court where they're going and don't drink

2 Minnesota lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct will resign

Their announced resignations come as Minnesota's U.S. Sen. Al Franken is also accused of sexual misconduct

Trump on Roy Moore: 'We don't need a liberal person in there'

"Roy Moore denies it. That's all I can say -- he denies it. And by the way, he totally denies it," Trump said

Trump says he prefers Roy Moore to his liberal opponent

President Trump has decided it is better to have an accused serial sexual predator in the Senate than a Democrat. Mr. Trump said Tuesday he prefers Republican Roy Moore to his liberal opponent in Alabama's special election in three weeks. He went on to say this is "a very good time" for women. ...

Court docs: Pennsylvania Democrat under FBI scrutiny in campaign finance probe

Two political consultants have already been charged in the widening probe