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  • U.S. acknowledges its forces were behind airstrike on Mosul

    BAGHDAD – An airstrike targeting Islamic State militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul that witnesses say killed at least 100 people was in fact launched ...
    March 26, 2017 - 8:38 am
  • Trump's border-wall proposal faces many obstacles

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has now laid out exactly what he wants in the "big, beautiful wall" that he's promised to build on the U.S.-Mexico ...
    March 26, 2017 - 8:34 am
  • President Trump attacks conservative lawmakers over health bill

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is attacking conservative lawmakers after the failure of the Republican bill to replace Obamacare.
    March 26, 2017 - 8:34 am
  • GOP failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaul

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans' failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump's ...
    March 25, 2017 - 8:40 am
  • House GOP abruptly pulls troubled health care bill

    WASHINGTON – Republican leaders have abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a ...
    March 24, 2017 - 2:45 pm
  • GOP health bill short of support ahead of do-or-die vote

    WASHINGTON – Republicans' long-promised effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare" was in serious trouble Friday ahead of a do-or-die vote demanded by P ...
    March 24, 2017 - 2:46 pm
  • Trump approves Keystone XL pipeline, calling it 'great day' for jobs

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump declared it a "great day for American jobs" on Friday as he formally green-lighted the Keystone XL pipeline, clear ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • Health bill vote delayed in House in setback to Trump, Ryan

    WASHINGTON – GOP House leaders delayed their planned vote Thursday on a long-promised bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare," in a stinging setback fo ...
    March 23, 2017 - 3:04 pm
  • AP Exclusive: Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had plan to benefit Putin government

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of R ...
    March 22, 2017 - 8:24 am
  • White House issues gag order to officials on budget details

    WASHINGTON – The White House is instructing Cabinet heads and agency officials not to elaborate on President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts beyon ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:42 pm
  • Trump warns GOP of political costs of rejecting health bill

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned House Republicans they could lose their seats in next year's midterm elections if they failed to ...
    March 21, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • Trump's defense budget boost raises questions on strategy

    WASHINGTON – An essential element is missing from President Donald Trump's plan for boosting the budgets of the U.S. military services by $54 billion ...
    March 17, 2017 - 8:24 am
  • Fed raises rate and sees more hikes as U.S. economy improves

    WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months and signaled that further hikes this year ...
    March 15, 2017 - 1:56 pm
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions encourages cities to revive 1990s crime strategies

    RICHMOND, Va. – The Justice Department will encourage cities to revive violent crime-fighting strategies of the 1990s that focused on sending certain ...
    March 15, 2017 - 12:16 pm
  • Obama's final year: U.S. spent $36 million in lawsuits refusing to turn over records under FOIA

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration in its final year in office spent a record $36.2 million on legal costs defending its refusal to turn over feder ...
    March 14, 2017 - 9:20 am
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