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  • Israel leader's White House trip clouded in uncertainty

    JERUSALEM – Israel’s prime minister heads to Washington this week for a high-profile meeting with President Donald Trump that suddenly is clouded in u ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:45 pm
  • Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned late Monday night, following reports that he had misl ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • Water level drops at threatened California dam; evacuees might not return home until it's repaired

    OROVILLE, Calif. – Nearly 200,000 people who were ordered to leave their homes after a California spillway threatened to unleash a 30-foot wall of wat ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 11:32 pm
  • Library of Congress store removes misspelled Trump poster

    WASHINGTON – An inauguration poster of President Donald Trump that included a misspelling in a quote has been removed from the online store of the Lib ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:34 pm
  • The new civics course in schools: How to avoid fake news

    WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. – Teachers from elementary school through college are telling students how to distinguish between factual and fictional news — and ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:37 am
  • U.N. Security Council meeting sought over N. Korea missile test

    PYONGYANG, North Korea – The United States, Japan and South Korea have requested urgent diplomatic talks at the United Nations on Monday over North Ko ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:35 am
  • Judge to hear arguments on Dakota Access pipeline work

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – A federal judge in Washington, D.C., is hearing arguments on whether to stop work on the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline until ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:34 am
  • Adele sweeps Grammys Awards with 5 wins, while Bowie wins 4

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even though Adele flubbed one of her live performances at the Grammys, she walked away the belle of the ball: She took home all fiv ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:28 am
  • 130,000 asked to evacuate near Northern California dam

    OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — At least 130,000 people were asked to evacuate in Northern California after authorities warned an emergency spillway in the co ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Trump hugs ally Japan after easing U.S.-China tensions

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump, fresh off patching up ties with China, reassured Japan’s leader Friday that the U.S. will defend its close ally. ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:36 pm
  • Voters flood town halls of GOP lawmakers

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The voter identified himself as a cancer survivor, and he had something to say to Republican Rep. Justin Amash: “I am scared to ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:36 pm
  • After a win, travel ban opponents seek another court victory

    WASHINGTON – Opponents of President Donald Trump’s travel ban sought Friday to rack up another legal victory against the measure, believing they have ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:35 pm
  • Official: Flynn not 'certain' on sanctions talk with Russia

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's national security adviser addressed U.S. sanctions against Russia in his conversations with the country's ambass ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 1:56 pm
  • Protest marks public school visit by new education secretary Betsy DeVos

    WASHINGTON – Angry activists shouted "stand up, fight back" and one protester was arrested, as Betsy DeVos made her first visit to a public school Fri ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 1:51 pm
  • In shift, Trump tells Xi he will honor 'one China' policy

    BEIJING – President Donald Trump reaffirmed Washington's long-standing "one China" policy in a call with Beijing's leader, a move that could ease ange ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 8:47 am
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