Wednesday morning news: August 22, 2018

Former Trump attorney strikes plea deal in fraud case » President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty Tuesday to campaign-finance violations and other charges.

Tuesday morning news: August 21, 2018

Manafort deliberates as Trump lashes out again at Mueller/probe » The jury in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort deliberated for a third day Monday, pondering the 18-count indictment against him. Prosecutors says Manafort hid millions of dollars in foreign income and lied on bank loan applications.

Monday morning news: August 20, 2018

Brennan threatens legal action over security clearance » Controversy continues to swell over President Trump’s decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan.

Friday morning news: August 17, 2018

Brennan fires back at Trump » Former CIA Director John Brennan fired back at President Trump Thursday, one day after the White House stripped him of his security clearance.

Wednesday morning news: August 15, 2018

Bridge collapse » A massive rescue and recovery operation is still underway in Italy after a bridge collapsed in the port city of Genoa Tuesday.

Tuesday morning news: August 14, 2018

President Trump signs National Defense Authorization Act » President Trump signed a $716 billion defense bill Monday to fund the military through 2019.

Monday morning news: August 13, 2018

Demonstrators mark one-year anniversary of Charlottesville protest » Demonstrators turned out in the nation’s capital on Sunday, marking the one-year anniversary of the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Friday morning news: August 10, 2018

Trump administration announces plans for Space Force » The Trump administration has unveiled plans to create the country’s sixth military branch.

Thursday morning news: August 9, 2018

Congressman arrested on insider trading charges » Federal authorities arrested a sitting U.S. congressman on Wednesday, charging him with insider trading and lying to the FBI.

Wednesday morning news: August 8, 2018

Trump: Iran sanction violators won’t do biz with US » President Trump drew a hard line on sanctions against Iran Tuesday. He said, quote—“Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States.”