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  • Trump toasts nation's governors ahead of health care talks

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump toasted the nation's governors Sunday night, welcoming state leaders to a black-tie ball at the White House ahead ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:51 am
  • Mardi Gras crash suspect's alcohol level 3 times legal limit

    NEW ORLEANS – The man who allegedly plowed into a crowd enjoying a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans had a blood alcohol level nearly three times the l ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • 'Moonlight' wins best picture at botched Academy Awards

    LOS ANGELES – Oscar winner, take two.Barry Jenkins' "Moonlight" – not, as it turned out, "La La Land ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:48 am
  • Congress returns with health care, Supreme Court on agenda

    WASHINGTON – Congress returns to Washington this week to confront dramatic decisions on health care and the Supreme Court that may help determine the ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • Liberal activists, new DNC chief face a Trump-era reckoning

    ATLANTA – When Tom Perez stepped to the stage as the newly elected Democratic national chairman, his first official act was to invite his vanquished r ...
    Feb. 26, 2017 - 7:02 am
  • Gorsuch sympathizes with workers, often sides with bosses

    The case tugs at the heartstrings: A popular Kansas State University professor battles breast cancer, then leukemia. The school won't extend her six-m ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 9:38 am
  • Kansas community tries to heal from shooting; bar to reopen

    OLATHE, Kan. – In the middle of a crowded bar, Adam Purinton yelled at two Indian men to "get out of my country," witnesses said, then opened fire in ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 9:37 am
  • Trump tower opens in Vancouver but the welcome isn’t warm

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The furies unleashed by Donald Trump’s rise to the U.S. presidency are shaking Vancouver, where a gleaming new Trump Int ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Cosby won’t face a barrage of accusers at his trial

    PHILADELPHIA – In a major break for Bill Cosby, a judge ruled Friday that just one of the comedian’s multitude of other accusers can testify at his tr ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Witnesses say bar gunman shouted ‘get out of my country’

    OLATHE, Kan. – In the middle of a crowded bar, Adam Purinton yelled at two Indian men to “get out of my country,” witnesses said, then opened fire in ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • White House defends contacts with FBI over Russia reports

    WASHINGTON – The White House on Friday defended chief of staff Reince Priebus against accusations he breached a government firewall when he asked FBI ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • Trump blasts media, anonymous sources

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump unloaded on the news media Friday for using anonymous sources – just hours after members of his own staff insisted ...
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • White House bars major news outlets from gaggle

    News organizations including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on the record White Ho ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 2:30 pm
  • 'No anonymous sources,' President Trump scolds – after White House uses them

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump escalated his criticism of the news media Friday, taking direct aim this time at the use of anonymous sources. Rep ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 11:55 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump considers 20 million people 'very few'

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said Friday that his predecessor's health care law covers "very few people" as he minimized the impact of replacin ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 11:34 am
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