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  • Fact Check: Sean Spicer uses debunked reports for Trump's false voter fraud claims

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's press secretary on Tuesday mischaracterized the election results and the findings of a study that purported to s ...
    NEW: Jan. 24, 2017 - 4:33 pm
  • Trump administration orders EPA to freeze all grants

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration has instituted what it described as a temporary media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and barred ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 2:03 pm
  • President Trump narrows down Supreme Court nominee list to 3

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has narrowed his choice to fill the Supreme Court vacancy to three judges and said he expects to make his decision ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 1:52 pm
  • How a Trump tariff could sideswipe U.S. auto industry, make you pay more for a new car

    DETROIT – The threat from President Donald Trump to tax Mexican-made cars sold in the U.S. would throw the auto industry into disarray, analysts say, ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 12:42 pm
  • President Trump signs orders advancing Keystone, Dakota pipelines

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump moved to advance construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines Tuesday, a pair of projects that ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • Sean Spicer stands by inauguration claims, but does acknowledge error on ridership numbers

    NEW YORK – White House press secretary Sean Spicer told a roomful of reporters that "our intention is never to lie to you," although sometimes the Tru ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • 'Alternative facts' quip from Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway sparks mockery

    NEW YORK – Down is up. The sky is red. Dogs are birthing kittens. Facts? Nope. Try "alternative facts."
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 2:49 pm
  • President Trump moves to pull U.S. out of Trans-Pacific Partnership

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump moved to pull the United States out of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact Monday, fulfilling a camp ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 11:25 am
  • Marco Rubio to back Rex Tillerson for secretary of state

    WASHINGTON – Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday that he will support President Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of state despite reservations about th ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 9:59 am
  • Lawsuit: President Trump's businesses violate the Constitution

    NEW YORK – A lawsuit Monday alleged that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by allowing his business to accept payments from foreign ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 8:53 am
  • Trump draws far smaller inaugural crowd than Obama

    WASHINGTON – Far fewer people attended President Donald Trump's inauguration Friday than his predecessor's swearing-in eight years ago.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 3:27 pm
  • Fact Check: President Trump starts on familiar note: with exaggeration

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump's inaugural address held familiar echoes of the campaign speeches that led to his presidential win: downbeat about the state ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 2:59 pm
  • Donald Trump takes charge: Sworn in as nation's 45th president

    WASHINGTON – Pledging to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, tak ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Smashed windows, chaotic confrontation near inauguration

    WASHINGTON – Police deployed pepper spray in a chaotic confrontation blocks from Donald Trump's inauguration Friday as protesters registered their rag ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • Live coverage: The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President

    Stay here for live coverage of the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States.
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:01 am
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