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  • White House defends GOP lawmaker's decision to brief Trump

    WASHINGTON – The White House on Thursday defended the House Intelligence Committee chairman’s extraordinary decision to openly discuss and brief Presi ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • London defiant as IS claims attack by British ex-con, 52

    LONDON – Authorities on Thursday identified a 52-year-old Briton as the man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parlia ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • Democrats threaten delay on Supreme Court nominee

    WASHINGTON – Senate Democrats vowed Thursday to impede Judge Neil Gorsuch’s path to the Supreme Court, setting up a political showdown with implicatio ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote

    WASHINGTON – Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to lea ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • Health bill vote delayed in House in setback to Trump, Ryan

    WASHINGTON – GOP House leaders delayed their planned vote Thursday on a long-promised bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare," in a stinging setback fo ...
    March 23, 2017 - 3:04 pm
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to still-low 258,000

    WASHINGTON – More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but applications are still at a low level that points to a healthy job market.
    March 23, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Officer, 3 others fatally shot in Wisconsin domestic dispute

    WESTON, Wis. – Four people including a police officer are dead and a suspect is in custody after shootings at a bank and a law firm in northern Wiscon ...
    March 23, 2017 - 8:11 am
  • U.S. tells allies to do more amid new offensive against Islamic State

    WASHINGTON – Declaring the Islamic State group’s destruction its top Middle East priority, the Trump administration on Wednesday urged coalition partn ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Supreme Court bolsters rights of learning-disabled students

    WASHINGTON – A unanimous Supreme Court on Wednesday bolstered the rights of millions of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public sc ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort linked to Putin interests

    WASHINGTON – Before signing up with Donald Trump, former campaign manager Paul Manafort secretly worked for a Russian billionaire with a plan to "grea ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Trump lawyers ask court to move quickly on travel ban appeal

    RICHMOND, Va. – Donald Trump's administration is asking a U.S. court to quickly hear its appeal of a ruling that blocked the president's revised trave ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • British Parliament terror attack leaves 5 dead

    LONDON – A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain's seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London's W ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • Republicans rebelling against health care risk Trump's wrath

    NEW YORK – Hard-line House Republicans considering voting against the House GOP health bill are bracing for payback from a president who claims his fa ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • Chicago teen's rape watched on Facebook Live stirs questions about witnessing crimes online

    CHICAGO – The case of a 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities said was raped while about 40 people watched on Facebook raises questions that have c ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:29 pm
  • Bill would bar discrimination toward climate change doubters

    AUGUSTA, Maine – Maine laws protect people from discrimination based on factors such as race, disabilities and sexual orientation, and a Republican la ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:46 pm
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