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  • Donald Trump promises to 'work something out' on undocumented children in the United States

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump's promise to "work something out" for immigrants brought here illegally as kids is dividing fellow Republicans, underscoring ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Surgeon General calls youth vaping a public health threat

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. surgeon general is calling e-cigarettes an emerging public health threat to the nation's youth.
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 8:35 am
  • Obama and Trump hurled insults, now trade pleasantries

    WASHINGTON – Did anyone see it coming, the apparent new rapport between President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump?
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 8:34 am
  • Donald Trump criticized a union leader on Twitter. He got threatening calls.

    WASHINGTON – The union president slammed by Donald Trump on Twitter challenged the president-elect Thursday to back up his claim that a deal to discou ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 8:33 am
  • Donald Trump chooses hardliners but talks softer on immigration

    NEW YORK – Donald Trump embraced new Cabinet officers Wednesday whose backgrounds suggest he's primed to put tough actions behind his campaign rhetori ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 1:07 am
  • Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is Trump's pick for ambassador to China

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, the incoming Trump administration's pick for ambassador to China, has long promoted his state's abundant ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 1:14 pm
  • Trumps taps retired Marine general John Kelly for DHS

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay deten ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Michael Flynn, Trump's national security adviser, fuels conspiracy theories, troubling national security experts

    WASHINGTON – On issues of national security and intelligence, no one is likely to have more influence in Donald Trump's White House than retired Gen. ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 8:43 am
  • Only repealing the Affordable Care Act would make 30 million people uninsured, study says

    WASHINGTON – Repealing President Barack Obama's health care law without a clear replacement risks making nearly 30 million people uninsured, according ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 8:37 am
  • President-elect Donald Trump says cancel new Air Force One: Costs 'out of control'

    NEW YORK – Six weeks from taking office, Donald Trump says he wants the government to cut some costs by canceling its order for a new Air Force One, t ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 8:42 am
  • Trending story that Hillary Clinton won just 57 counties is false. She won 487 counties.

    NEW YORK – A trending story that claims Hillary Clinton won a total of 57 counties in the presidential election is untrue.
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • Ben Carson chosen for housing secretary by former campaign rival Donald Trump

    WASHINGTON – President-elect Donald Trump, moving to complete formation of his Cabinet and decide other key posts, chose former campaign rival Ben Car ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 9:43 am
  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo to visit Pearl Harbor with President Obama

    TOKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Pearl Harbor with U.S. President Barack Obama at the end of this month, becoming the first leade ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 8:25 am
  • For now, Donald Trump bears signs of a dealmaker president, not a policymaker

    WASHINGTON – He phones. He kibitzes. He cajoles. He threatens. He rewards.It's a freewheeling style ...
    Dec. 4, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Trump voter lost her home to new Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin

    WASHINGTON – When Donald Trump named his Treasury secretary, Teena Colebrook felt her heart sink.She ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 10:01 am
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