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  • Staring down the barrel of nor'easter, mid-Atlantic and Northeast prep for snow

    NEW YORK – Sandwiched between days that felt like spring last week and the official start of spring next week, a “life-threatening” nor’easter is pois ...
    March 14, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • March Madness: No wagering please, but go ahead and fill out a bracket

    Here’s one thing millions of Americans can agree on: March Madness is fun, especially when there’s a little money on the line.
    March 14, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Tribes ask judge to stop Dakota Access oil from flowing

    BISMARCK, N.D. – Two Native American tribes who are suing to stop the Dakota Access pipeline have asked a judge to head off the imminent flow of oil w ...
    March 14, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Few worried about likely Fed rate increase this week

    WASHINGTON – For years after the Great Recession ended, investors fretted – sometimes panicked – over the prospect that the Federal Reserve might begi ...
    March 14, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Justice Department asks for more time on wiretapping evidence

    WASHINGTON – Facing a Monday deadline, the Justice Department asked lawmakers for more time to provide evidence backing up President Donald Trump’s un ...
    March 14, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Few clues on how a Justice Gorsuch would vote on immigration

    If Neil Gorsuch wins confirmation to the Supreme Court, he could cast the deciding vote on President Donald Trump’s travel ban against immigrants from ...
    March 14, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • CBO says 24 million fewer people would have health insurance by 2026 under Republican bill

    WASHINGTON – Fourteen million Americans would lose coverage next year under House Republican legislation remaking the nation's health care system, and ...
    March 13, 2017 - 4:15 pm
  • GOP lawmaker Steve King: America doesn't need 'somebody else's babies'

    WASHINGTON – A veteran Iowa Republican congressman says America can't restore "our civilization with somebody else's babies" and warns of a liberal ef ...
    March 13, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Abrupt dismissals spark turmoil among federal prosecutors

    WASHINGTON – Two days before Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered dozens of the country’s top federal prosecutors to clean out their desks, he gave ...
    March 13, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • McCain to Trump: Provide wiretap evidence or retract claim

    WASHINGTON – The House intelligence committee is asking the Trump administration for evidence that the phones at Trump Tower were tapped during the ca ...
    March 13, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Trump to push conservative view of government in 1st budget

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump sends Congress a proposed budget this week that will sharply test Republicans’ ability to keep long-standing promi ...
    March 13, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Turkey-Dutch relations shatter after Turkish visits banned

    ROTTERDAM, Netherlands – The escalating dispute between NATO allies Turkey and the Netherlands hit a new low Sunday, with a Turkish minister escorted ...
    March 11, 2017 - 11:02 pm
  • VP Mike Pence appeals for complete GOP support for health overhaul

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Vice President Mike Pence appealed for total GOP congressional support for a White House-backed health overhaul during a brief visit ...
    March 11, 2017 - 11:02 pm
  • Trump praises arrest of 'troubled person' who climbed White House fence

    POTOMAC FALLS, Va. – President Donald Trump on Saturday praised the U.S. Secret Service for doing a "fantastic job" apprehending a "troubled person" w ...
    March 11, 2017 - 11:01 pm
  • Now-fired U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara boasts of 'absolute independence'

    NEW YORK – A Manhattan federal prosecutor who said "absolute independence" was his touchstone for over seven years as he battled public corruption ann ...
    March 11, 2017 - 11:01 pm
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