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  • Official: Trump chief of staff Reince Priebus asked FBI to dispute Russia reports

    WASHINGTON – White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump's campaign advise ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 8:11 am
  • Govt: 746 people subjected to travel ban on Jan. 28-29

    NEW YORK – The government has given civil rights attorneys a list of 746 people subject to President Donald Trump's travel ban who were detained or pr ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:37 am
  • Trio of military men gain growing influence with Trump

    WASHINGTON – In a White House laden with competing power centers, a trio of military men has emerged as a force to be reckoned with.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:35 am
  • Malaysia says VX nerve agent used in killing of North Korean

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – The banned chemical weapon VX nerve agent was used to kill Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean ruler's outcast half brother who wa ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:33 am
  • Protesters cleared from Dakota Access oil pipeline camp

    CANNON BALL, N.D.– Authorities cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part of a year, se ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:31 am
  • Former House speaker John Boehner predicts 'Obamacare' won't be repealed

    WASHINGTON – Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of "Obamacare" is "not going to happen."
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 1:03 pm
  • Claims for U.S. jobless benefits tick up, level still healthy

    WASHINGTON – More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but claims remained at a low level consistent with a healthy job market.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 9:15 am
  • End of transgender bathroom rule gets conservative praise

    WASHINGTON – Conservatives are praising the Trump administration's rollback of public school bathroom requirements for transgender students, saying th ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 8:27 am
  • North Dakota officials plead with last protesters to leave

    CANNON BALL, N.D. – Public officials in North Dakota pleaded with the remaining protesters at the Dakota Access oil pipeline camp to pack up and leave ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • US-born panda Bao Bao lands in China after leaving DC zoo

    BEIJING – An American-born panda started settling into her new home Thursday in southwest China where she will eventually join a breeding program.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • Trump administration to lift transgender bathroom guidance

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration is revoking U.S. transgender guidelines, stepping into an emotional national issue and stripping students of fed ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 4:29 pm
  • Republicans who won after rowdy town halls now avoiding them

    DENVER – Republicans who benefited from rowdy town halls six years ago and harnessed a wave of discontent with Democrats to win seats in Congress are ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:57 pm
  • 7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star; could hold life

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – For the first time ever, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star — and these new worlds cou ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:29 pm
  • What happens if Trump pulls transgender bathroom guidance?

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration could revise or withdraw an Obama-era directive requiring public schools to let transgender students use bathroo ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:06 am
  • 'It saved my life': Talk of Obamacare repeal worries addicts

    CATLETTSBURG, Ky. – While the Affordable Care Act has brought health coverage to millions of Americans, the effects have been profound, even lifesavin ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 8:05 am
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