Actor Bill Paxton dies at 61 2017-02-26T16:21:47.000000Z Actor Bill Paxton, whose extensive career included films such as "The Terminator," "Aliens" and "Titanic," has died, a representative for his family said in a statement. He was 61. Perez: Need to investigate whether presidential election was 'rigged' 2017-02-26T16:16:03.000000Z New Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez is joining calls for an independent investigation into reported contacts between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russians known to US intelligence. Christie to lawmakers avoiding town halls: Go do your job 2017-02-26T16:10:38.000000Z New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says Republican lawmakers should hold town halls even if that means confronting hundreds of angry progressive constituents. Sanders: Not 'impressed' with DNC election process 2017-02-26T16:09:06.000000Z Bernie Sanders said on "State of the Union" Sunday that he doesn't believe his candidate for Democratic National Committee chairman, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, was defeated Saturday because the election was rigged, but the system could use some retooling. Tunisian entrepreneurs get powerful ally in D.C. startup 2017-02-26T16:02:59.000000Z During the Trump era, using technology to overcome political and geographic obstacles is increasingly important. Startup Affinis Labs is looking to scale its platform Minbar to support entrepreneurs around the globe. Reza Aslan: Why I am a Muslim 2017-02-26T15:17:35.000000Z As a writer and scholar of religions, I am often asked how, knowing all that I know about the religions of the world, I can still call myself a believer, let alone a Muslim. Governors mull Medicaid expansion ahead of Trump meeting 2017-02-26T15:17:21.000000Z Governors met Saturday with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price in Washington to air concerns on Medicaid and the effort to repeal Obamacare. Russian protesters mark anniversary of Boris Nemtsov's death 2017-02-26T14:42:34.000000Z Thousands of Russians packed streets in Moscow on Sunday to mark the second anniversary of Putin critic Boris Nemtsov's death. Perez wins DNC chairmanship 2017-02-26T13:58:58.000000Z Democrats chose a new chair to lead their battered party as it tries to channel its base's anti-Donald Trump energy into an electoral rebound. Refugees who sheltered Snowden now live in fear in Hong Kong 2017-02-26T13:56:47.000000Z Three asylum seeker families who sheltered US whistleblower Edward Snowden in 2013 say they are living in fear because of reports that Sri Lankan police officials have been in Hong Kong trying to search for them.