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  • Trump signs revised anti-terror travel ban

    WASHINGTON – Without fanfare, President Donald Trump signed a scaled-back version of his controversial ban on many foreign travelers Monday, hoping to ...
    March 7, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Trump offers Planned Parenthood funds if it halts abortions

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has offered to maintain federal funding for Planned Parenthood if the group stops providing abortions. Its preside ...
    March 6, 2017 - 7:58 pm
  • DHS chief: Agency may separate parents, children at border

    WASHINGTON – The Homeland Security Department is considering separating children from parents caught crossing the Mexican border illegally, Secretary ...
    March 6, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • President Trump signs new travel ban targeting those seeking new visas

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Monday signed a new version of his controversial travel ban, aiming to withstand court challenges while still b ...
    March 6, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • U.N. says 66,000 displaced in 5 months of north Syria fighting

    BEIRUT – Five months of multi-sided clashes in Syria's crowded northern battlefield have displaced some 66,000 people, a U.N. humanitarian agency said ...
    March 6, 2017 - 1:08 am
  • Turkey accuses Germany of 'Nazi' practices; rift deepens

    AMSTERDAM – A diplomatic rift between Turkey and key European nations deepened Sunday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany of "Nazi pract ...
    March 6, 2017 - 1:08 am
  • Selma re-enacts march that sparked "Bloody Sunday"

    SELMA, Ala. – Throngs of people converged in the city of Selma, Alabama, for the annual re-enactment of a key event in the civil rights movement.
    March 6, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • Income tax audits plummet as IRS loses agents to budget cuts

    WASHINGTON – As millions of Americans file their income tax returns, their chances of getting audited by the IRS have rarely been so low.
    March 6, 2017 - 12:57 am
  • Trump expected to sign new travel ban order

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is preparing to sign a revised executive order temporarily barring the entry of people from certain Muslim-majorit ...
    March 6, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • Trump seeks Congress' help on wiretap claim; FBI disputes it

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – President Donald Trump turned to Congress on Sunday for help finding evidence to support his unsubstantiated claim that former Pres ...
    March 6, 2017 - 12:57 am
  • Deadly police encounters could lead to new chapter for driver's ed courses

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Deadly encounters between police officers and motorists have lawmakers across the country thinking driver’s education should require s ...
    March 6, 2017 - 1:03 am
  • Seoul: North Korea fires 4 ballistic missiles into ocean

    SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea on Monday fired four banned ballistic missiles that flew about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles), with three of them landi ...
    March 5, 2017 - 10:51 pm
  • 'Logan' slices box office with $85.3M, 'Moonlight' gets bump

    NEW YORK – The R-rated "X-Men" spinoff "Logan" slashed into the weekend box office, opening with a massive $85.3 million in North American theaters, a ...
    March 5, 2017 - 9:52 pm
  • Sikhs respond to shooting near Seattle with fear, disbelief

    KENT, Wash. – Fear, hurt and disbelief weighed on the minds of those who gathered at a Sikh temple Sunday after the shooting of a Sikh man who said a ...
    March 5, 2017 - 5:24 pm
  • Malaysia expels North Korean ambassador Kim Jong Nam killing probe

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Malaysia said it expelled North Korea's ambassador on Saturday for refusing to apologize for his strong accusations over Mala ...
    March 5, 2017 - 12:15 am
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