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  • President Trump taps military strategist H.R. McMaster as national security adviser

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Fl ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 3:02 pm
  • Vice President Mike Pence tries to reassure anxious Europeans on U.S. support

    BRUSSELS – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence moved Monday to assuage European Union fears about the strength of Washington's support for the union and it ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Trump's revised travel ban targets same Muslim-majority countries

    WASHINGTON – A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and e ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • President Trump weighs mobilizing 100,000 National Guard troops for immigration roundups

    The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Robert Harward turns Trump down for national security adviser job

    WASHINGTON – Vice Admiral Robert Harward has turned down an offer to be President Donald Trump's new national security adviser, the latest blow to a n ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:20 am
  • President Trump seeks to end legal fight with revised travel ban

    SAN FRANCISCO – President Donald Trump's administration said in court documents on Thursday it wants an end to the legal fight over its ban on travele ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 3:41 pm
  • President Trump defends start of administration, bashes media

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump mounted a vigorous defense of his presidency and accused America's news media of being "out of control" at a White ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:47 pm
  • Trump names Acosta as new choice to become labor secretary

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Thursday announced law school dean R. Alexander Acosta as his new labor secretary nominee, one day after his or ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:20 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump's iffy grasp of autism research

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has weighed in on child autism, apparently without a complete grasp of the research.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 2:08 pm
  • Congress makes it easier for mentally disabled people to purchase a gun

    WASHINGTON – Congress on Wednesday sent President Donald Trump legislation blocking an Obama-era rule designed to keep guns out of the hands of certai ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 12:38 pm
  • AP FACT CHECK: Democrats condemn Flynn based on fake tweet

    WASHINGTON – A fake Michael Flynn Twitter account has fooled two top House Democrats who cited a series of tweets in condemning President Donald Trump ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:37 am
  • Russia denies intelligence contacts with Trump campaign team

    MOSCOW – The Kremlin spokesman on Wednesday denied reports of intercepted phone calls between Russian intelligence officials and members of Donald Tru ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 8:42 am
  • Republicans showing less enthusiasm for investigations in the Trump era

    WASHINGTON – The Republicans' ardor for investigations and oversight, on display throughout the Obama administration, has cooled off considerably with ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 8:38 am
  • Russia cloud over President Trump not likely to fade with Flynn exit

    WASHINGTON – Questions about the Trump administration's ties to Russia are hardly going to disappear with the firing of national security adviser Mich ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:01 pm
  • Michael Flynn quit because he'd become 'lightning rod,' Conway says

    WASHINGTON – National security adviser Michael Flynn has resigned following reports he misled Vice President Mike Pence about contacts with a Russian ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 9:50 am
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