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  • Pulitzer Prize winner Russell Baker dies at 93

    Columnist, author and "Masterpiece Theatre" host Russell Baker has died at age 93, according to The New York Times. The Times said Baker died on Monday at his home in Leesburg, Virginia. Baker's son, Allen, told the Times that the cause was complications from a fall. Baker was known for his satire and humor. His "Observer" column ran in the New York Times -- and hundreds of other newspapers -- for 36 years, the Times said. The column earned Baker a Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1979. He won a...

  • Washington Post reporter: I didn't know if call with Trump was a joke

    The Washington Post reporter who ended up on an unexpected phone call with President Trump while dining in Paris said he initially didn't know if it was a joke.Dan Balz, a chief correspondent at the Post, said Mond

  • Trump reacts to explosive NYT, Washington Post reports

    President Donald Trump is pushing back against reports in The New York Times and Washington Post concerning Russia ties. NBC’s Kelly O’Donnell reports for Sunday TODAY from the White House.
  • Washington Post: DOJ investigating whether Zinke lied

    Former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke could be in additional legal trouble despite departing his post, as The Washington Post reported Thursday that he's being investigated for possibly lying to federal investigators. According to the Post, three people familiar with the matter said the Justice Department's public integrity section is looking into whether Zinke lied to Interior Department inspector general investigators. Zinke was the subject of multiple inspector general investigations while...