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  • Trump threatens countries who don't back US World Cup bid

    Trump threatens countries who don't back US World Cup bid

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:13 PM EDT2018-04-27 01:13:13 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:42 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:42:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). In this April 26, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at White House in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018. Martin and Jane Raskin, added last week to President Donald Trump’s legal team is described by th...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). In this April 26, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at White House in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018. Martin and Jane Raskin, added last week to President Donald Trump’s legal team is described by th...
    U.S. President Donald Trump is threatening to withhold support from nations who don't back the joint bid by the United States, Canada and Mexico to host the 2026 World Cup.More >>
    U.S. President Donald Trump is threatening to withhold support from nations who don't back the joint bid by the United States, Canada and Mexico to host the 2026 World Cup.More >>
  • China, India leaders seek cooperation amid border dispute

    China, India leaders seek cooperation amid border dispute

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:22:32 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:41 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:41:38 GMT
    (Chinatopix via AP). India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, second from left, is greeted by Chinese officials as he arrives at the airport in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, early Friday, April 27, 2018.  Modi is in China for what Chinese state m...(Chinatopix via AP). India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, second from left, is greeted by Chinese officials as he arrives at the airport in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, early Friday, April 27, 2018. Modi is in China for what Chinese state m...
    The leaders of India and China are meeting amid tensions along their contested border and a rivalry for influence among their smaller neighbors.More >>
    The leaders of India and China are meeting amid tensions along their contested border and a rivalry for influence among their smaller neighbors.More >>
  • EPA chief gets congressional scolding over ethical lapses

    EPA chief gets congressional scolding over ethical lapses

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:30:52 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:41 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:41:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt pauses while speaking as he testifies before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt pauses while speaking as he testifies before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018.

    Lawmakers assail EPA chief over ethical lapses in hearings that triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster.

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    Lawmakers assail EPA chief over ethical lapses in hearings that triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster.

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  • Money from pot taxes doesn't fix Colorado teachers' problems

    Money from pot taxes doesn't fix Colorado teachers' problems

    Friday, April 27 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:50:09 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:40 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:40:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Colleen Slevin). In this April 16, 2018 photo, Washington, D.C., native Callie Gonyea, a second-year teacher at Ellis Elementary School in Denver, joined about 400 other teachers at a protest at the Colorado state Capitol. Colorado teachers a...(AP Photo/Colleen Slevin). In this April 16, 2018 photo, Washington, D.C., native Callie Gonyea, a second-year teacher at Ellis Elementary School in Denver, joined about 400 other teachers at a protest at the Colorado state Capitol. Colorado teachers a...
    Colorado teachers are protesting to call for higher salaries and increased funding for schools, prompting questions about why the state's booming legal marijuana sales have not fixed the problems.More >>
    Colorado teachers are protesting to call for higher salaries and increased funding for schools, prompting questions about why the state's booming legal marijuana sales have not fixed the problems.More >>
  • Trump says no plans to get involved in Russia probe, for now

    Trump says no plans to get involved in Russia probe, for now

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:42:20 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:40 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:40:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). From left, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking member, confer before considering a bipartisan bill to protect the spec...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). From left, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking member, confer before considering a bipartisan bill to protect the spec...
    President Donald Trump says he has no plans to get involved with the ongoing investigation into Russian election meddling _ for now.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he has no plans to get involved with the ongoing investigation into Russian election meddling _ for now.More >>
  • Kim Jong Un says Koreas' on starting line of a new history

    Kim Jong Un says Koreas' on starting line of a new history

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-04-26 02:38:28 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:40 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:40:13 GMT
    Kim Jong Un became the first North Korean leader to cross the Military Demarcation Line into the South. (Source: Pool/CNN)Kim Jong Un became the first North Korean leader to cross the Military Demarcation Line into the South. (Source: Pool/CNN)

    Seoul says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a tree together and inspect an honor guard after Kim walks across the border for the leaders' historic summit.

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    Seoul says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a tree together and inspect an honor guard after Kim walks across the border for the leaders' historic summit.

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  • All in the family: Kim Jong Un's sister joins him at summit

    All in the family: Kim Jong Un's sister joins him at summit

    Friday, April 27 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:32:47 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:36 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:36:15 GMT
    (Korea Broadcasting System via AP). In this image made from video provided by Korea Broadcasting System (KBS), North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, walks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his sister Kim Yo Jong at the border village of Panm...(Korea Broadcasting System via AP). In this image made from video provided by Korea Broadcasting System (KBS), North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, walks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his sister Kim Yo Jong at the border village of Panm...
    Kim Jong Un's younger sister takes a prominent place at the table for the first North-South Korea summit in more than a decade.More >>
    Kim Jong Un's younger sister takes a prominent place at the table for the first North-South Korea summit in more than a decade.More >>
  • Migrant 'caravan' gathers on US-Mexico border

    Migrant 'caravan' gathers on US-Mexico border

    Friday, April 27 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-04-27 07:30:45 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:36 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:36:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik). A woman and child, who are part of a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers, wait on a bus in Mexicali, Mexico, Thursday, April 26, 2018, that will transport them to Tijuana to join up with about 175 others who alre...(AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik). A woman and child, who are part of a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers, wait on a bus in Mexicali, Mexico, Thursday, April 26, 2018, that will transport them to Tijuana to join up with about 175 others who alre...
    About 170 people in a caravan of Central Americans traveled in tourist buses Thursday for the final leg of their monthlong journey to seek asylum in the United States.More >>
    About 170 people in a caravan of Central Americans traveled in tourist buses Thursday for the final leg of their monthlong journey to seek asylum in the United States.More >>
  • The Latest: Kim, Moon walk back after private talk

    The Latest: Kim, Moon walk back after private talk

    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-04-27 00:03:04 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:36 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:36:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). South Korean President Moon Jae-in waves as he leaves to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, near presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Moo...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). South Korean President Moon Jae-in waves as he leaves to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, near presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Moo...
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in leaves for summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in leaves for summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • Korean summit starts with a handshake, after year of tension

    Korean summit starts with a handshake, after year of tension

    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-04-27 02:31:27 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:35 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:35:37 GMT
    (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP). North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in cross the military demarcation line to the South side at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone Friday, April 27, 2018. K...(Korea Summit Press Pool via AP). North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in cross the military demarcation line to the South side at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone Friday, April 27, 2018. K...

    After a year of tensions, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have started their summit with a handshake.

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    After a year of tensions, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have started their summit with a handshake.

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  • Trump's Cohen comments raise questions about relationship

    Trump's Cohen comments raise questions about relationship

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-04-26 13:18:48 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:34 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:34:20 GMT
    President Donald Trump says his personal attorney Michael Cohen represents him 'with this crazy Stormy Daniels deal' and that 'from what I see he did absolutely nothing wrong.' (Source: CNN)President Donald Trump says his personal attorney Michael Cohen represents him 'with this crazy Stormy Daniels deal' and that 'from what I see he did absolutely nothing wrong.' (Source: CNN)

    President Donald Trump says his personal attorney Michael Cohen represents him "with this crazy Stormy Daniels deal" and that "from what I see he did absolutely nothing wrong."

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    President Donald Trump says his personal attorney Michael Cohen represents him "with this crazy Stormy Daniels deal" and that "from what I see he did absolutely nothing wrong."

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  • Arizona, Colorado teachers rally, schools close for 2nd day

    Arizona, Colorado teachers rally, schools close for 2nd day

    Friday, April 27 2018 2:33 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:33:10 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:34 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:34:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Thousands chant as they participate in a protest at the Arizona Capitol for higher teacher pay and school funding on the first day of a state-wide teachers strike Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Phoenix.(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Thousands chant as they participate in a protest at the Arizona Capitol for higher teacher pay and school funding on the first day of a state-wide teachers strike Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Phoenix.
    Arizona and Colorado teachers plan to don red shirts and descend upon their respective Capitols for a second day in a growing educator uprising.More >>
    Arizona and Colorado teachers plan to don red shirts and descend upon their respective Capitols for a second day in a growing educator uprising.More >>
  • Federal agency says it lost track of 1,475 migrant children

    Federal agency says it lost track of 1,475 migrant children

    Thursday, April 26 2018 3:11 AM EDT2018-04-26 07:11:40 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:31 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:31:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2014, file photo, boys wait in line to make a phone call as they are joined by hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children that are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2014, file photo, boys wait in line to make a phone call as they are joined by hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children that are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs...
    A bipartisan Senate subcommittee has found that the government risks placing migrant children in the custody of human traffickers because federal agencies have delayed crucial reforms needed to keep the children safe.More >>
    A bipartisan Senate subcommittee has found that the government risks placing migrant children in the custody of human traffickers because federal agencies have delayed crucial reforms needed to keep the children safe.More >>
  • Trump legal team gets skilled husband-wife duo

    Trump legal team gets skilled husband-wife duo

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:22:40 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:30 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:30:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). In this April 26, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at White House in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018. Martin and Jane Raskin, added last week to President Donald Trump’s legal team is described by th...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). In this April 26, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at White House in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018. Martin and Jane Raskin, added last week to President Donald Trump’s legal team is described by th...
    Lawyers who have worked with two new members of President Donald Trump's legal team describe them as experienced, skilled and humble, a striking counterpoint to some of the other attorneys who have represented him...More >>
    Lawyers who have worked with two new members of President Donald Trump's legal team describe them as experienced, skilled and humble, a striking counterpoint to some of the other attorneys who have represented him over the last year.More >>
  • Speaker Ryan forces out House chaplain

    Speaker Ryan forces out House chaplain

    Thursday, April 26 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-04-26 20:51:34 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:25 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:25:50 GMT
    The Rev. Patrick Conroy, the House chaplain, has been asked to resign. (Source: House TV/CNN)The Rev. Patrick Conroy, the House chaplain, has been asked to resign. (Source: House TV/CNN)

    House Speaker Paul Ryan has forced out the House chaplain, Reverend Patrick Conroy.

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    House Speaker Paul Ryan has forced out the House chaplain, Reverend Patrick Conroy.

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  • Armenians rally against govt; lawmakers to vote on new PM

    Armenians rally against govt; lawmakers to vote on new PM

    Thursday, April 26 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-04-26 10:31:09 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 3:44 AM EDT2018-04-27 07:44:24 GMT
    (Narek Aleksanyan/PAN Photo via AP). Protesters gathered at Republic Square in Yerevan, Armenia, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Some tens of thousands of opposition supporters surged into the central square of the Armenian capital again on Wednesday, calli...(Narek Aleksanyan/PAN Photo via AP). Protesters gathered at Republic Square in Yerevan, Armenia, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Some tens of thousands of opposition supporters surged into the central square of the Armenian capital again on Wednesday, calli...
    The Armenian parliament has called for an extraordinary session next week to vote for a new prime minister, paving the way to exit an acute political crisis.More >>
    The Armenian parliament has called for an extraordinary session next week to vote for a new prime minister, paving the way to exit an acute political crisis.More >>
  • The Latest: Australia says Pompeo prioritizes naming envoy

    The Latest: Australia says Pompeo prioritizes naming envoy

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-04-26 17:22:55 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 3:40 AM EDT2018-04-27 07:40:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2018, file photo Mike Pompeo smiles after his introduction before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a confirmation for him to become the next Secretary of State on Capitol Hill in ...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2018, file photo Mike Pompeo smiles after his introduction before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a confirmation for him to become the next Secretary of State on Capitol Hill in ...
    The Senate has narrowly confirmed Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state.More >>
    The Senate has narrowly confirmed Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state.More >>
  • More than money: School vouchers also irk Arizona teachers

    More than money: School vouchers also irk Arizona teachers

    Friday, April 27 2018 2:41 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:41:47 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 3:33 AM EDT2018-04-27 07:33:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Thousands march to the Arizona Capitol for higher teacher pay and public school funding on the first day of a state-wide teachers strike Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Phoenix. Arizona leaders dealing with an unprecedented te...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Thousands march to the Arizona Capitol for higher teacher pay and public school funding on the first day of a state-wide teachers strike Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Phoenix. Arizona leaders dealing with an unprecedented te...
    Arizona leaders dealing with an unprecedented teacher strike are paying the political price for resentment among public school teachers over funding as well as school vouchers.More >>
    Arizona leaders dealing with an unprecedented teacher strike are paying the political price for resentment among public school teachers over funding as well as school vouchers.More >>
  • FBI says it warned White House about Rob Porter in March '17

    FBI says it warned White House about Rob Porter in March '17

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-04-26 23:42:47 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 3:32 AM EDT2018-04-27 07:32:22 GMT
    The FBI first flagged "derogatory information" about Rob Porter to White House counsel in March 2017.More >>
    The FBI first flagged "derogatory information" about Rob Porter to White House counsel in March 2017.More >>
  • Trump's VA choice bows out in latest Cabinet flame-out

    Trump's VA choice bows out in latest Cabinet flame-out

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-04-26 04:28:35 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 3:32 AM EDT2018-04-27 07:32:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaves a Senate office building after meeting individually with some members of the committee that would vet...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaves a Senate office building after meeting individually with some members of the committee that would vet...
    Nomination of White House doctor to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs sufferes another blow with allegations of recklessly prescribing drugs and drunken behavior.More >>
    Nomination of White House doctor to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs sufferes another blow with allegations of recklessly prescribing drugs and drunken behavior.More >>
  • It's Trump vs. Tester in Big Sky Country

    It's Trump vs. Tester in Big Sky Country

    Friday, April 27 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:13:30 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-04-27 07:31:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2018 file photo, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., arrives for voting at the Capitol in Washington. With a flat-top haircut, three missing fingers and a quite-wide girth, Tester has somehow kept a l...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2018 file photo, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., arrives for voting at the Capitol in Washington. With a flat-top haircut, three missing fingers and a quite-wide girth, Tester has somehow kept a l...
    Sen. Jon Tester says he "had a job to do" in scrutinizing President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.More >>
    Sen. Jon Tester says he "had a job to do" in scrutinizing President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.More >>
  • UK lawmakers call on Zuckerberg to appear before them

    UK lawmakers call on Zuckerberg to appear before them

    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:59 AM EDT2018-04-26 14:59:53 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 3:27 AM EDT2018-04-27 07:27:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alastair Grant). A protester wearing a mask with the face of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, in between men wearing angry face emoji masks,  during a protest against Facebook outside Portcullis in London, Thursday, April 26, 2018, as the Ch...(AP Photo/Alastair Grant). A protester wearing a mask with the face of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, in between men wearing angry face emoji masks, during a protest against Facebook outside Portcullis in London, Thursday, April 26, 2018, as the Ch...
    The UK parliament's media committee has criticized Facebook's response to allegations that data from millions of accounts was misused.More >>
    The UK parliament's media committee has criticized Facebook's response to allegations that data from millions of accounts was misused.More >>
  • Geologists say N. Korea's nuclear test site likely collapsed

    Geologists say N. Korea's nuclear test site likely collapsed

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:28 PM EDT2018-04-26 01:28:35 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-04-27 07:04:26 GMT
    A study by Chinese geologists shows the mountain where North Korea has conducted five successive nuclear bomb tests has collapsed. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently announced an end to the nation’s nuclear testing. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)A study by Chinese geologists shows the mountain where North Korea has conducted five successive nuclear bomb tests has collapsed. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently announced an end to the nation’s nuclear testing. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
    A study by Chinese geologists shows the mountain where North Korea has conducted five successive nuclear bomb tests has collapsed. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently announced an end to the nation’s nuclear testing. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)A study by Chinese geologists shows the mountain where North Korea has conducted five successive nuclear bomb tests has collapsed. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently announced an end to the nation’s nuclear testing. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

    A study by Chinese geologists shows the mountain where North Korea has conducted five successive nuclear bomb tests has collapsed.

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    A study by Chinese geologists shows the mountain where North Korea has conducted five successive nuclear bomb tests has collapsed.

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  • US officials slam Washington state nuke waste site problems

    US officials slam Washington state nuke waste site problems

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-04-25 18:18:25 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-04-27 07:04:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes, file). FILE - In this May 9, 2017, file photo, signs are posted near the entrance to the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Richland, Wash. Federal investigators say problems first identified six years ago continue to plague the mu...(AP Photo/Manuel Valdes, file). FILE - In this May 9, 2017, file photo, signs are posted near the entrance to the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Richland, Wash. Federal investigators say problems first identified six years ago continue to plague the mu...
    U.S. investigators say problems first identified six years ago at a Washington state site where deadly nuclear waste is treated continue to plague the multi-billion dollar plant.More >>
    U.S. investigators say problems first identified six years ago at a Washington state site where deadly nuclear waste is treated continue to plague the multi-billion dollar plant.More >>
  • Trump boasted he'd open all JFK files, but now says he can't

    Trump boasted he'd open all JFK files, but now says he can't

    Thursday, April 26 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-04-26 15:38:46 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 2:41 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:41:24 GMT
    President Donald Trump has decided not to release classified documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.More >>
    President Donald Trump has decided not to release classified documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.More >>
  • Pompeo sworn in as secretary of state, dashes off to Europe

    Pompeo sworn in as secretary of state, dashes off to Europe

    Thursday, April 26 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-04-26 15:38:45 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 2:41 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:41:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). In this April 12, 2018, photo, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Trump’s nominee for secreta...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). In this April 12, 2018, photo, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Trump’s nominee for secreta...

    Outgoing CIA Director Mike Pompeo is expected to clear his last hurdle to become secretary of state when the Senate votes midday Thursday to confirm him.

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    Outgoing CIA Director Mike Pompeo is expected to clear his last hurdle to become secretary of state when the Senate votes midday Thursday to confirm him.

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  • Trump pledges hands off Russia probe, may "change my mind'

    Trump pledges hands off Russia probe, may "change my mind'

    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-04-26 12:58:51 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 2:31 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:31:00 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he "won't be involved" in the special counsel's investigation into Russia election meddling but adds he may change his mind.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he "won't be involved" in the special counsel's investigation into Russia election meddling but adds he may change his mind.More >>
  • Regulators weigh request to remove Wynn from casino license

    Regulators weigh request to remove Wynn from casino license

    Friday, April 27 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:29:18 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:53:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE - This March 15, 2016, file photo, shows casino mogul Steve Wynn at a news conference in Medford, Mass. A six-year boardroom battle involving the company founded by embattled former Las Vegas casino mogul Wynn and h...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE - This March 15, 2016, file photo, shows casino mogul Steve Wynn at a news conference in Medford, Mass. A six-year boardroom battle involving the company founded by embattled former Las Vegas casino mogul Wynn and h...
    Massachusetts gambling regulators are considering Wynn Resorts' request to remove Steve Wynn's name from its state casino license as the company founder faces numerous allegations of sexual misconduct.More >>
    Massachusetts gambling regulators are considering Wynn Resorts' request to remove Steve Wynn's name from its state casino license as the company founder faces numerous allegations of sexual misconduct.More >>
  • Husband-wife duo on Trump legal team seen as skilled lawyers

    Husband-wife duo on Trump legal team seen as skilled lawyers

    Thursday, April 26 2018 6:30 PM EDT2018-04-26 22:30:42 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:37:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). In this April 26, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at White House in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018. Martin and Jane Raskin, added last week to President Donald Trump’s legal team is described by th...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). In this April 26, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at White House in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018. Martin and Jane Raskin, added last week to President Donald Trump’s legal team is described by th...
    Lawyers who have worked with two new members of President Donald Trump's legal team describe them as experienced, skilled and humble, a striking counterpoint to some of the other attorneys who have represented him...More >>
    Lawyers who have worked with two new members of President Donald Trump's legal team describe them as experienced, skilled and humble, a striking counterpoint to some of the other attorneys who have represented him over the last year.More >>
  • At hearings, EPA chief seeks to divert blame for ethics woes

    At hearings, EPA chief seeks to divert blame for ethics woes

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-04-26 04:53:54 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:37:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Protesters listen to speakers talk about EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and the state of the EPA during a protest by the American Federation of Government Employees union, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Protesters listen to speakers talk about EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and the state of the EPA during a protest by the American Federation of Government Employees union, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Washington.

    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to face questions about spending and ethics scandals that have triggered bipartisan...

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    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to face questions about spending and ethics scandals that have triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster.

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  • Trump says NKorea has made nuclear concessions before talks

    Trump says NKorea has made nuclear concessions before talks

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:28 AM EDT2018-04-26 13:28:41 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:35:18 GMT
    President Donald Trump says North Korea has already made concessions to the U.S. in advance of a potential summit with Kim Jong Un in the coming months.More >>
    President Donald Trump says North Korea has already made concessions to the U.S. in advance of a potential summit with Kim Jong Un in the coming months.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump says he won't mess with Russia probe _ yet

    The Latest: Trump says he won't mess with Russia probe _ yet

    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-04-26 14:53:17 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:29:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Former FBI director James Comey arrives at a Barnes & Noble book store to speak to an audience Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Former FBI director James Comey arrives at a Barnes & Noble book store to speak to an audience Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.
    President Donald Trump is saying he did spent the night in Moscow during a 2013 trip to Russia.More >>
    President Donald Trump is saying he did spent the night in Moscow during a 2013 trip to Russia.More >>
  • 'Busy' Trump admits he didn't get wife much for her birthday

    'Busy' Trump admits he didn't get wife much for her birthday

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-04-26 17:32:29 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-04-27 01:41:00 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he got his wife, Melania, a "beautiful card" and "some beautiful flowers" for her birthday.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he got his wife, Melania, a "beautiful card" and "some beautiful flowers" for her birthday.More >>
  • Medicare will require hospitals to post prices online

    Medicare will require hospitals to post prices online

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:16:42 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-04-27 00:24:28 GMT
    Hospitals are required to disclose prices publicly, but the latest change would put that information online. (Source: Pixabay)Hospitals are required to disclose prices publicly, but the latest change would put that information online. (Source: Pixabay)

    Medicare will require hospitals to post prices online and make electronic medical records more readily available to patients.

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    Medicare will require hospitals to post prices online and make electronic medical records more readily available to patients.

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  • Senate committee OKs bill to safeguard special counsel

    Senate committee OKs bill to safeguard special counsel

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-04-26 04:28:40 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-04-27 00:23:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. Rep...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. Rep...

    Senate panel expected to vote on legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job, a bill that has split Republicans.

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    Senate panel expected to vote on legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job, a bill that has split Republicans.

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  • Trump praises CNN's Cooper for Comey town hall

    Trump praises CNN's Cooper for Comey town hall

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-04-26 16:59:13 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-04-27 00:00:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during an event for the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during an event for the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump has made no secret of his contempt for CNN, but he praised that network's Anderson Cooper for his handling of a town hall with former FBI Director James Comey.More >>
    President Donald Trump has made no secret of his contempt for CNN, but he praised that network's Anderson Cooper for his handling of a town hall with former FBI Director James Comey.More >>
  • Trump says rapper Kanye West has 'good taste' for liking him

    Trump says rapper Kanye West has 'good taste' for liking him

    Thursday, April 26 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-04-26 15:09:13 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-04-26 23:50:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump and Kanye West pose for a picture in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Trump is tweeting his thanks to rap superstar Kanye West for his recent ...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump and Kanye West pose for a picture in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Trump is tweeting his thanks to rap superstar Kanye West for his recent ...
    President Donald Trump is praising Kanye West, saying the rapper has "good taste" because he supports Trump.More >>
    President Donald Trump is praising Kanye West, saying the rapper has "good taste" because he supports Trump.More >>
  • Mattis says Iran nuclear deal includes 'robust' verification

    Mattis says Iran nuclear deal includes 'robust' verification

    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-04-26 14:53:04 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-04-26 23:23:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense Secretary Jim Mattis smiles as he arrives to testify on the Department of Defense budget posture, during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, Thursday, April 26, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense Secretary Jim Mattis smiles as he arrives to testify on the Department of Defense budget posture, during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, Thursday, April 26, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Trump administration is still considering whether the Iran nuclear deal can be improved enough to convince President Donald Trump to remain in it.More >>
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Trump administration is still considering whether the Iran nuclear deal can be improved enough to convince President Donald Trump to remain in it.More >>
  • The Latest: EPA inspector general weighs in on Pruitt remark

    The Latest: EPA inspector general weighs in on Pruitt remark

    Thursday, April 26 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-04-26 15:12:42 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 6:43 PM EDT2018-04-26 22:43:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018.
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt concedes he did have some knowledge of big pay raises awarded to two close aides.More >>
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt concedes he did have some knowledge of big pay raises awarded to two close aides.More >>
  • US to end special protections for 9,000 Nepalese immigrants

    US to end special protections for 9,000 Nepalese immigrants

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-04-26 17:49:10 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-04-26 22:19:29 GMT
    The Trump administration has decided to end special protections for an estimated 9,000 Nepalese immigrants in the United States.More >>
    The Trump administration has decided to end special protections for an estimated 9,000 Nepalese immigrants in the United States.More >>
  • Trump gives Oval Office tour to White House reporters' kids

    Trump gives Oval Office tour to White House reporters' kids

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-04-26 16:51:23 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-04-26 21:24:00 GMT
    Trump visits with kids in Oval Office for Bring Your Child to Work Day. (Source: CNN)Trump visits with kids in Oval Office for Bring Your Child to Work Day. (Source: CNN)

    The White House is taking questions from the children of journalists at Take Your Kid to Work Day. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President Donald Trump's favorite animal is probably an...

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    The White House is taking questions from the children of journalists at Take Your Kid to Work Day. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President Donald Trump's favorite animal is probably an elephant, the symbol of the Republican Party.

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  • For Trump lookalike, crops mean more than social media fame

    For Trump lookalike, crops mean more than social media fame

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-04-25 17:19:12 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-04-26 21:07:42 GMT
    (Paula Vazquez via AP). Dolores Leis stands in a field on her farm in Galicia, in northern Spain, Thursday April 19, 2018. Leis, has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump. ...(Paula Vazquez via AP). Dolores Leis stands in a field on her farm in Galicia, in northern Spain, Thursday April 19, 2018. Leis, has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump. ...
    A woman in Spain has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump.More >>
    A woman in Spain has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Ronny Jackson withdraws as VA secretary nominee

    Ronny Jackson withdraws as VA secretary nominee

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:32 AM EDT2018-04-26 04:32:50 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-04-26 17:48:50 GMT

    Trump nominated White House physician Ronny Jackson to replace former VA Secretary David Shulkin, who was fired in March.

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    Trump nominated White House physician Ronny Jackson to replace former VA Secretary David Shulkin, who was fired in March.

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  • Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics

    Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:56 AM EDT2018-04-24 07:56:13 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-04-26 17:42:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kevin D. Liles, File). FILE - In this March 7, 2017, file photo, the CEO of a methadone clinic holds a 35 mg liquid dose of methadone in Rossville, Ga. The drug is the oldest and most effective of approved medications used to treat opioid add...(AP Photo/Kevin D. Liles, File). FILE - In this March 7, 2017, file photo, the CEO of a methadone clinic holds a 35 mg liquid dose of methadone in Rossville, Ga. The drug is the oldest and most effective of approved medications used to treat opioid add...
    Opioid overdoses killed 1,354 Americans ages 65 and older in 2016, but Medicare doesn't cover the oldest proven treatment for opioid addiction: methadone.More >>
    Opioid overdoses killed 1,354 Americans ages 65 and older in 2016, but Medicare doesn't cover the oldest proven treatment for opioid addiction: methadone.More >>
  • Lawyer: Trump ready for role in raids' evidence review

    Lawyer: Trump ready for role in raids' evidence review

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:08 AM EDT2018-04-26 04:08:37 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-04-26 16:06:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. A New York judge wants more information from prosecutors and lawyers for Pr...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. A New York judge wants more information from prosecutors and lawyers for Pr...
    A lawyer for Donald Trump says the president is ready to offer his opinion on what evidence seized from his personal attorney's home and office are protected by attorney-client privilege.More >>
    A lawyer for Donald Trump says the president is ready to offer his opinion on what evidence seized from his personal attorney's home and office are protected by attorney-client privilege.More >>
  • His nomination in peril, Jackson fights for VA post

    His nomination in peril, Jackson fights for VA post

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:55 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:55:44 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-04-26 15:42:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington. Now it’s Was...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington. Now it’s Was...
    Senators discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's...More >>
    Senators discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's second-largest department.More >>
  • Facing Congress, EPA chief doesn't appear ready to apologize

    Facing Congress, EPA chief doesn't appear ready to apologize

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:08 PM EDT2018-04-25 18:08:26 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-04-26 15:31:15 GMT
    Republican senators say they want President Donald Trump's embattled environmental chief to address questions about ethics and spending decisions.More >>
    Republican senators say they want President Donald Trump's embattled environmental chief to address questions about ethics and spending decisions.More >>
  • Trump says he thinks he swayed Macron's thinking on Iran

    Trump says he thinks he swayed Macron's thinking on Iran

    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-04-26 14:53:22 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-04-26 15:12:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron embrace at the conclusion of a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron embrace at the conclusion of a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    President Donald Trump says he thinks he swayed Emmanuel Macron's thinking on Iran during the French president's three-day state visit to Washington this week.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he thinks he swayed Emmanuel Macron's thinking on Iran during the French president's three-day state visit to Washington this week.More >>
  • Mission accomplished? Macron shines in US, troubled at home

    Mission accomplished? Macron shines in US, troubled at home

    Thursday, April 26 2018 3:28 AM EDT2018-04-26 07:28:38 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-04-26 14:30:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). French President Emmanuel Macron speaks to students at George Washington University, Wednesday April 25, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). French President Emmanuel Macron speaks to students at George Washington University, Wednesday April 25, 2018, in Washington.
    France's Emmanuel Macron has defended discussions with U.S. President Donald Trump for a new plan to curb Iranian nuclear weapons.More >>
    France's Emmanuel Macron has defended discussions with U.S. President Donald Trump for a new plan to curb Iranian nuclear weapons.More >>
  • Oh, Yeezus: Trump and Kanye West trade Twitter love

    Oh, Yeezus: Trump and Kanye West trade Twitter love

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-04-25 20:24:41 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-04-26 14:08:55 GMT
    Then President-elect Donald Trump and Kanye West pose for a picture in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)Then President-elect Donald Trump and Kanye West pose for a picture in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Oh, Yeezus: President Donald Trump tweets his thanks to Kanye West for his recent online support.

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    Oh, Yeezus: President Donald Trump tweets his thanks to Kanye West for his recent online support.

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  • Macron resists Trump's 'America first' in speech to Congress

    Macron resists Trump's 'America first' in speech to Congress

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 11:30 AM EDT2018-04-25 15:30:41 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-04-26 14:02:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he is introduced before speaking to a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 25, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he is introduced before speaking to a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 25, 2018.
    French President Emmanuel Macron extolled the "special bond" between the United States and France during his speech in front of a joint meeting of Congress.More >>
    French President Emmanuel Macron extolled the "special bond" between the United States and France during his speech in front of a joint meeting of Congress.More >>
  • Trump's travel ban likely to be upheld, justices indicate

    Trump's travel ban likely to be upheld, justices indicate

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:49:52 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-04-26 12:52:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 23, 2018, photo, people wait in line outside the Supreme Court in Washington, to be in the gallery when the court hears arguments in on April 25, over President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from several mostl...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 23, 2018, photo, people wait in line outside the Supreme Court in Washington, to be in the gallery when the court hears arguments in on April 25, over President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from several mostl...

    The Supreme Court is saving one of its biggest cases for last, weighing President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries.

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    The Supreme Court is saving one of its biggest cases for last, weighing President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries.

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  • Carson plan would raise rent for millions in public housing

    Carson plan would raise rent for millions in public housing

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-04-25 18:38:40 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:10 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:10:09 GMT

    Millions of families living in federally subsidized public housing would have to pay more for rent under a Trump administration proposal.

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    Millions of families living in federally subsidized public housing would have to pay more for rent under a Trump administration proposal.

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  • Chemical weapons team gathers more samples from Syrian town

    Chemical weapons team gathers more samples from Syrian town

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:28 AM EDT2018-04-25 10:28:28 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 3:22 AM EDT2018-04-26 07:22:18 GMT
    The Russian military has indicated it will supply the Syrian government with a sophisticated air defense system, after condemning a missile attack launched by the U.S., Britain and France earlier this month.More >>
    The Russian military has indicated it will supply the Syrian government with a sophisticated air defense system, after condemning a missile attack launched by the U.S., Britain and France earlier this month.More >>
  • Trump lawyer says he'll plead the Fifth in porn actress case

    Trump lawyer says he'll plead the Fifth in porn actress case

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-04-25 23:08:55 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-04-26 06:42:07 GMT
    Michael Cohen appears in front of members of the media after a closed door meeting with the Senate Intelligence Committee last year. (Source: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Michael Cohen appears in front of members of the media after a closed door meeting with the Senate Intelligence Committee last year. (Source: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    President Donald Trump's personal attorney says he'll exercise his constitutional right against self-incrimination in a lawsuit brought by a porn actress who said she had an affair with Trump.

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    President Donald Trump's personal attorney says he'll exercise his constitutional right against self-incrimination in a lawsuit brought by a porn actress who said she had an affair with Trump.

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  • Korean leaders seek to control optics at historic summit

    Korean leaders seek to control optics at historic summit

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:16 AM EDT2018-04-25 06:16:50 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 2:31 AM EDT2018-04-26 06:31:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File). FILE - In this March 7, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. Kim ...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File). FILE - In this March 7, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. Kim ...
    Kim Jong Un will be in unchartered territory when he crosses south of the border Friday, possibly on foot, and grasps the hand of South Korean President Moon Jae-in.More >>
    Kim Jong Un will be in unchartered territory when he crosses south of the border Friday, possibly on foot, and grasps the hand of South Korean President Moon Jae-in.More >>
  • EPA security chief also worked for owner of tabloid company

    EPA security chief also worked for owner of tabloid company

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:26 AM EDT2018-04-25 05:26:43 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 2:09 AM EDT2018-04-26 06:09:09 GMT
    Security chief for the head of the EPA has worked on the side as a private investigator for the owner of a tabloid news company with close ties to Trump.More >>
    Security chief for the head of the EPA has worked on the side as a private investigator for the owner of a tabloid news company with close ties to Trump.More >>
  • House already threatened, could GOP also lose Senate grip?

    House already threatened, could GOP also lose Senate grip?

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:02 PM EDT2018-04-25 22:02:26 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-04-26 05:22:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Republican U.S. Congressional candidate Debbie Lesko, right, celebrates her win with former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at her home, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Peoria, Ariz. Lesko ran against Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni for ...(AP Photo/Matt York). Republican U.S. Congressional candidate Debbie Lesko, right, celebrates her win with former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at her home, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Peoria, Ariz. Lesko ran against Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni for ...
    A special House election in Arizona is the latest warning sign for Republicans going into the November vote.More >>
    A special House election in Arizona is the latest warning sign for Republicans going into the November vote.More >>
  • More allegations emerge on VA pick as nomination falters

    More allegations emerge on VA pick as nomination falters

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:47:07 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-04-26 04:40:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaves a Senate office building after meeting individually with some members of the committee that would vet...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaves a Senate office building after meeting individually with some members of the committee that would vet...
    Trump sends mixed signals about the future of his nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.More >>
    Trump sends mixed signals about the future of his nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.More >>
  • Comey says 'collusion is not a thing' and there is no 'deep state' at town hall

    Comey says 'collusion is not a thing' and there is no 'deep state' at town hall

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-04-26 02:27:22 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 11:30 PM EDT2018-04-26 03:30:50 GMT

    James Comey addressed a couple of fresh topics in a town hall event with CNN's Anderson Cooper in Virginia on Wednesday.

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    James Comey addressed a couple of fresh topics in a town hall event with CNN's Anderson Cooper in Virginia on Wednesday.

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  • The Latest: Ronny Jackson meets with White House press aides

    The Latest: Ronny Jackson meets with White House press aides

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:48 PM EDT2018-04-25 18:48:17 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-04-26 02:19:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaves a Senate office building after meeting individually with some members of the committee that would vet...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaves a Senate office building after meeting individually with some members of the committee that would vet...
    The White House is defending Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson, insisting the longtime White House doctor has been more thoroughly vetted than most nominees.More >>
    The White House is defending Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson, insisting the longtime White House doctor has been more thoroughly vetted than most nominees.More >>
  • The Latest: Red Cross flooded by missing requests in Syrian

    The Latest: Red Cross flooded by missing requests in Syrian

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-04-25 15:08:14 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-04-26 00:43:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). Front row, from left, Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono, Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coor...(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). Front row, from left, Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono, Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coor...
    The Latest: Syrian filmmaker says Russian state media have used images from the set of his 2016 movie to claim that video footage from an April 7 suspected poison gas attack in Syria was staged.More >>
    The Latest: Syrian filmmaker says Russian state media have used images from the set of his 2016 movie to claim that video footage from an April 7 suspected poison gas attack in Syria was staged.More >>
  • White House condemns ruling on Trump's 'Dreamers' program

    White House condemns ruling on Trump's 'Dreamers' program

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:29:19 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-04-25 22:51:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, demonstrators rally in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) outside the Capitol Washington. A federal judge has ruled against the Trump administration’s de...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, demonstrators rally in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) outside the Capitol Washington. A federal judge has ruled against the Trump administration’s de...
    A third judge has ruled against the Trump administration's plans to end the federal program that shields some young immigrants from deportation.More >>
    A third judge has ruled against the Trump administration's plans to end the federal program that shields some young immigrants from deportation.More >>
  • Spies among 60 Russians expelled from U.S. last month

    Spies among 60 Russians expelled from U.S. last month

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-04-25 22:03:51 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-04-25 22:18:29 GMT
    The officials say in at least one instance, the suspected spies targeted someone who was part of a CIA program that gave new identities to resettled Russians.. (Source: WJLA/CNN)The officials say in at least one instance, the suspected spies targeted someone who was part of a CIA program that gave new identities to resettled Russians.. (Source: WJLA/CNN)

    The officials say in at least one instance, the suspected spies targeted someone who was part of a CIA program that gave new identities to resettled Russians.

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    The officials say in at least one instance, the suspected spies targeted someone who was part of a CIA program that gave new identities to resettled Russians.

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  • Lax vetting on Trump nominees begins to frustrate senators

    Lax vetting on Trump nominees begins to frustrate senators

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:47:40 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-04-25 21:00:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). CIA director Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan Pompeo arrive for a State Dinner with French President Emmanuel Macron and President Donald Trump at the White House, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). CIA director Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan Pompeo arrive for a State Dinner with French President Emmanuel Macron and President Donald Trump at the White House, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Washington.

    As President Donald Trump's pick to lead Veterans Affairs skids to a halt, senators from both parties are voicing frustration that the White House is skipping crucial vetting of nominees and leaving lawmakers to...

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    As President Donald Trump's pick to lead Veterans Affairs skids to a halt, senators from both parties are voicing frustration that the White House is skipping crucial vetting of nominees and leaving lawmakers to clean up the mess.

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  • Attorneys urge appeals court to block Iraqi deportations

    Attorneys urge appeals court to block Iraqi deportations

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-04-25 19:18:34 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-04-25 20:40:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). American Civil Liberties Union attorney Lee Gelernt, left, and Margo Schlanger, professor of law at the University of Michigan Law School, center, and ACLU attorney Miriam Aukerman, right, speak to reporters outside the Potte...(AP Photo/John Minchillo). American Civil Liberties Union attorney Lee Gelernt, left, and Margo Schlanger, professor of law at the University of Michigan Law School, center, and ACLU attorney Miriam Aukerman, right, speak to reporters outside the Potte...
    Civil rights attorneys contended Wednesday that the Trump administration tried to rush deportations of Iraqis who faced torture, sexual slavery and even beheadings in their home country.More >>
    Civil rights attorneys contended Wednesday that the Trump administration tried to rush deportations of Iraqis who faced torture, sexual slavery and even beheadings in their home country.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump urges VA nominee to keep fighting

    The Latest: Trump urges VA nominee to keep fighting

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:46:17 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:21 PM EDT2018-04-25 20:21:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this April 16, 2018, photo, U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, M.D., sits with Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Veteran's Affairs Committee, before their meeting on Capitol Hilin Washington. Jackson is President D...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this April 16, 2018, photo, U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, M.D., sits with Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Veteran's Affairs Committee, before their meeting on Capitol Hilin Washington. Jackson is President D...

    The White House is standing behind Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be Veterans Affairs secretary amid growing questions about his qualifications.

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    The White House is standing behind Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be Veterans Affairs secretary amid growing questions about his qualifications.

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  • GOP unsettled by narrow win in US House race in Arizona

    GOP unsettled by narrow win in US House race in Arizona

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:27 AM EDT2018-04-25 06:27:25 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-04-25 19:21:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Republican U.S. Congressional candidate Debbie Lesko, right, celebrates her win with former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at her home, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Peoria, Ariz. Lesko ran against Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni for ...(AP Photo/Matt York). Republican U.S. Congressional candidate Debbie Lesko, right, celebrates her win with former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at her home, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Peoria, Ariz. Lesko ran against Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni for ...
    It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state's current and former governors, but the GOP held onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they would have never...More >>
    It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state's current and former governors, but the GOP held onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they would have never considered endangered in any other year.More >>
  • EPA chief signs proposal limiting science used in decisions

    EPA chief signs proposal limiting science used in decisions

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:27:41 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-04-25 18:53:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the EPA in Washington. New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices i...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the EPA in Washington. New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices i...
    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has signed a proposed rule that would restrict the types of scientific studies regulators can use.More >>
    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has signed a proposed rule that would restrict the types of scientific studies regulators can use.More >>
  • Melania Trump takes her moment to sparkle in the spotlight

    Melania Trump takes her moment to sparkle in the spotlight

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-04-25 05:42:19 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-04-25 15:43:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron, pose for photographs as they arrive for a State Dinner at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron, pose for photographs as they arrive for a State Dinner at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    The state dinner at the White House was a big moment in fashion and in public life for first lady Melania Trump.More >>
    The state dinner at the White House was a big moment in fashion and in public life for first lady Melania Trump.More >>
  • Trump calls Kim open, honorable as summit planning goes on

    Trump calls Kim open, honorable as summit planning goes on

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:28 AM EDT2018-04-25 05:28:37 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:59 AM EDT2018-04-25 14:59:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron during their meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron during their meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    Trump sounds more optimistic about a summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, even calling the leader open and honorable.More >>
    Trump sounds more optimistic about a summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, even calling the leader open and honorable.More >>
  • Handshakes and kisses aside, some issues split Trump, Macron

    Handshakes and kisses aside, some issues split Trump, Macron

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-04-25 05:29:21 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-04-25 14:51:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron embrace at the conclusion of a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron embrace at the conclusion of a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    Trump and Macron's sunny friendship isn't outshining their differences on key issues.More >>
    Trump and Macron's sunny friendship isn't outshining their differences on key issues.More >>
  • Trump, Macron make a show as best buds but tussle over Iran

    Trump, Macron make a show as best buds but tussle over Iran

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:58:44 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-04-25 13:31:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron pose for a photo in front of Mount Vernon, the home of President George Washington, in Mount Vernon, Va., Monday, Ap...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron pose for a photo in front of Mount Vernon, the home of President George Washington, in Mount Vernon, Va., Monday, Ap...
    A sit-down between President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron followed by a joint news conference highlight the business portion of the French leader's second day in Washington.More >>
    A sit-down between President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron followed by a joint news conference highlight the business portion of the French leader's second day in Washington.More >>
  • Q&A: How walkout by Arizona teachers is expected to play out

    Q&A: How walkout by Arizona teachers is expected to play out

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:36:59 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-04-25 13:13:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Stefanie Lowe, a teacher at Tuscano Elementary School, smiles as she joins other teachers, parents and students as they stage a "walk-in" for higher pay and school funding in...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Stefanie Lowe, a teacher at Tuscano Elementary School, smiles as she joins other teachers, parents and students as they stage a "walk-in" for higher pay and school funding in...
    Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to walk off the job this week to demand more funding for public education.More >>
    Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to walk off the job this week to demand more funding for public education.More >>
  • EPA security chief also worked for owner of tabloid company

    EPA security chief also worked for owner of tabloid company

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-04-24 17:10:27 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:00 AM EDT2018-04-25 13:00:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the EPA in Washington. New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices i...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the EPA in Washington. New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices i...
    Democratic lawmakers say Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's security chief has been operating an outside consulting firm without proper approval from ethics officials.More >>
    Democratic lawmakers say Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's security chief has been operating an outside consulting firm without proper approval from ethics officials.More >>
  • California university won't punish professor who jeered Bush

    California university won't punish professor who jeered Bush

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-04-25 02:27:20 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:35 AM EDT2018-04-25 12:35:13 GMT
    Jarrar doubled down on her position in later tweets and even boasted "I will never be fired." (Source: @RandaJarrar/Twitter) Jarrar doubled down on her position in later tweets and even boasted "I will never be fired." (Source: @RandaJarrar/Twitter)Jarrar doubled down on her position in later tweets and even boasted "I will never be fired." (Source: @RandaJarrar/Twitter) Jarrar doubled down on her position in later tweets and even boasted "I will never be fired." (Source: @RandaJarrar/Twitter)

    A California State University, Fresno professor who called Barbara Bush "an amazing racist" and cheered her death won't be punished.

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    A California State University, Fresno professor who called Barbara Bush "an amazing racist" and cheered her death won't be punished.

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  • Senate confirms new director of National Security Agency

    Senate confirms new director of National Security Agency

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:46:38 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:06 AM EDT2018-04-25 12:06:14 GMT
    Senate votes to confirm Paul Nakasone to lead National Security Agency, US Cyber Command.More >>
    Senate votes to confirm Paul Nakasone to lead National Security Agency, US Cyber Command.More >>
  • Arizona lawmakers haggle over funding before teacher strike

    Arizona lawmakers haggle over funding before teacher strike

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:49:58 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 7:54 AM EDT2018-04-25 11:54:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York, File). File - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, teachers at Humphrey Elementary school participate in a state-wide walk-in prior to classes in Chandler, Ariz. Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to walk off the job th...(AP Photo/Matt York, File). File - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, teachers at Humphrey Elementary school participate in a state-wide walk-in prior to classes in Chandler, Ariz. Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to walk off the job th...
    Arizona policymakers have not agreed on how to increase teacher pay or education funding ahead of a statewide walkout this week.More >>
    Arizona policymakers have not agreed on how to increase teacher pay or education funding ahead of a statewide walkout this week.More >>
  • Australia says admiral will be next US ambassador to Seoul

    Australia says admiral will be next US ambassador to Seoul

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-04-25 00:56:51 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:49 AM EDT2018-04-25 10:49:38 GMT
    The Australian foreign minister says Adm. Harry Harris will become the next U.S. ambassador to South Korea instead of Australia.More >>
    The Australian foreign minister says Adm. Harry Harris will become the next U.S. ambassador to South Korea instead of Australia.More >>
  • First lady steps into spotlight for state visit with France

    First lady steps into spotlight for state visit with France

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-04-24 21:37:00 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:19 AM EDT2018-04-25 10:19:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and his wife Brigitte Macron, left, watch as President Donald Trump kisses first lady Melania Trump during a State Arrival Ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, T...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and his wife Brigitte Macron, left, watch as President Donald Trump kisses first lady Melania Trump during a State Arrival Ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, T...
    Melania Trump is embracing her moment in the spotlight for the French president's state visit.More >>
    Melania Trump is embracing her moment in the spotlight for the French president's state visit.More >>
  • Trump says Mnuchin will travel to China amid trade dispute

    Trump says Mnuchin will travel to China amid trade dispute

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:06 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:06:37 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:48 AM EDT2018-04-25 08:48:42 GMT
    President Donald Trump says Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will soon travel to China for talks as the two global economic powers deal with trade tensions.More >>
    President Donald Trump says Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will soon travel to China for talks as the two global economic powers deal with trade tensions.More >>
  • Trump backtracks on Syria after talks with French leader

    Trump backtracks on Syria after talks with French leader

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-04-24 21:56:43 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:33 AM EDT2018-04-25 07:33:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Washington.
    One month ago President Donald Trump surprised many by announcing the U.S. would withdraw from Syria soon, but after talks with France's president he appears to have changed his mind.More >>
    One month ago President Donald Trump surprised many by announcing the U.S. would withdraw from Syria soon, but after talks with France's president he appears to have changed his mind.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump, Macron toast to US-France friendship

    The Latest: Trump, Macron toast to US-France friendship

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:40:06 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:28 AM EDT2018-04-25 07:28:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). The State Dining Room at the White House is set for the first State Dinner that President Donald Trump will host as president with French President Emmanuel Macron in Washington, Monday, April 23, 2018. The State Dinner ...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). The State Dining Room at the White House is set for the first State Dinner that President Donald Trump will host as president with French President Emmanuel Macron in Washington, Monday, April 23, 2018. The State Dinner ...
    The White House has some extra help in the kitchen for the state dinner honoring the president of France.More >>
    The White House has some extra help in the kitchen for the state dinner honoring the president of France.More >>
  • Trump, top Iran diplomat trade threats as US decision nears

    Trump, top Iran diplomat trade threats as US decision nears

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-04-24 18:17:08 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:18 AM EDT2018-04-25 07:18:58 GMT
    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine talks with North Korea. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine talks with North Korea. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine talks with North Korea by proving that America reneges on its promises.

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    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine talks with North Korea by proving that America reneges on its promises.

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  • Iranian official puts Trump on notice about nuclear deal

    Iranian official puts Trump on notice about nuclear deal

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:29:33 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-04-25 06:32:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew). Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine ta...(AP Photo/Richard Drew). Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine ta...
    Iran's foreign minister: If US pulls out of the multinational nuclear deal, it's likely Iran will, too.More >>
    Iran's foreign minister: If US pulls out of the multinational nuclear deal, it's likely Iran will, too.More >>
  • Mystery grows over pro-Saudi tabloid: Embassy got sneak peek

    Mystery grows over pro-Saudi tabloid: Embassy got sneak peek

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:06:01 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-04-25 06:30:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. David Ake). A glossy magazine about Saudi Arabia is photographed in Washington, Monday April 23, 2018. The mystery behind the origins of a the pro-Saudi magazine that showed up on U.S. newsstands is growing amid revelations that the Saudi ...(AP Photo/J. David Ake). A glossy magazine about Saudi Arabia is photographed in Washington, Monday April 23, 2018. The mystery behind the origins of a the pro-Saudi magazine that showed up on U.S. newsstands is growing amid revelations that the Saudi ...
    The mystery behind the origins of a fawning pro-Saudi magazine that laid down a red carpet for Crown Prince Mohammed's visit.More >>
    The mystery behind the origins of a fawning pro-Saudi magazine that laid down a red carpet for Crown Prince Mohammed's visit.More >>
  • Republican wins US House race in Arizona GOP stronghold

    Republican wins US House race in Arizona GOP stronghold

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:17 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:17:32 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-04-25 06:22:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, former Arizona state Sen. Debbie Lesko speaks with a constituent during the meeting of the state committee of the Arizona Republican Party in Phoenix. Lesko is running against Hiral ...(AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, former Arizona state Sen. Debbie Lesko speaks with a constituent during the meeting of the state committee of the Arizona Republican Party in Phoenix. Lesko is running against Hiral ...
    A Democratic newcomer is looking to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat in Arizona that has been held by Republicans since the early 1980s.More >>
    A Democratic newcomer is looking to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat in Arizona that has been held by Republicans since the early 1980s.More >>
  • In big shift, Trump assesses Kim Jong Un as 'very honorable'

    In big shift, Trump assesses Kim Jong Un as 'very honorable'

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:45:55 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-04-25 05:42:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron during their meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron during their meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    President Donald Trump says North Korea wants to hold a high-stakes meeting "as soon as possible" and he is praising Kim Jong Un as "very open" and "very honorable.".More >>
    President Donald Trump says North Korea wants to hold a high-stakes meeting "as soon as possible" and he is praising Kim Jong Un as "very open" and "very honorable.".More >>
  • Cheese puffs? Iran says Haley showed fabricated Houthi proof

    Cheese puffs? Iran says Haley showed fabricated Houthi proof

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:20 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:20:34 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:52:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew). Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine ta...(AP Photo/Richard Drew). Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine ta...
    Iran's top diplomat accuses Haley of showing fabricated evidence that Yemen's Houthis got missiles from Iran.More >>
    Iran's top diplomat accuses Haley of showing fabricated evidence that Yemen's Houthis got missiles from Iran.More >>
  • DACA largely restored with federal ruling, but decision stayed 90 days

    DACA largely restored with federal ruling, but decision stayed 90 days

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:36 PM EDT2018-04-25 02:36:09 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:38 PM EDT2018-04-25 03:38:35 GMT

    The judge, John Bates, wrote in his judgment that the government's cancellation of DACA was “arbitrary and capricious.” 

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    The judge, John Bates, wrote in his judgment that the government's cancellation of DACA was “arbitrary and capricious.” 

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  • Melania Trump, Brigitte Macron visit National Gallery of Art

    Melania Trump, Brigitte Macron visit National Gallery of Art

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:06:24 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:58:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). First lady Melania Trump, right and Brigitte Macron tour the National Gallery of Art, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). First lady Melania Trump, right and Brigitte Macron tour the National Gallery of Art, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in Washington.
    The first ladies of the U.S. and France have ditched the White House for the nearby National Gallery of Art to see the works of Paul Cezanne.More >>
    The first ladies of the U.S. and France have ditched the White House for the nearby National Gallery of Art to see the works of Paul Cezanne.More >>
  • Study: California gun deaths declined between 2000 and 2015

    Study: California gun deaths declined between 2000 and 2015

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-04-24 21:36:39 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:57 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:57:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this March 9, 2017 file photo, Dr. Garen Wintemute, an emergency room physician at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center, shows the website of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, on a ...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this March 9, 2017 file photo, Dr. Garen Wintemute, an emergency room physician at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center, shows the website of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, on a ...
    A new scientific study shows that gun deaths have fallen in California over a 16-year period ending in 2015.More >>
    A new scientific study shows that gun deaths have fallen in California over a 16-year period ending in 2015.More >>
  • Senate leaders hope to end take-it-or-leave-it budget votes

    Senate leaders hope to end take-it-or-leave-it budget votes

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:30:55 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:22:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined from left by, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks with reporters following a closed-door strategy sess...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined from left by, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks with reporters following a closed-door strategy sess...
    The Senate's GOP and Democratic leaders can't agree on much, but they both say they want to avoid the annual take-it-or-leave-it vote on a foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus catchall spending bill.More >>
    The Senate's GOP and Democratic leaders can't agree on much, but they both say they want to avoid the annual take-it-or-leave-it vote on a foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus catchall spending bill.More >>
  • Senate votes to confirm Trump nominee for US appeals court

    Senate votes to confirm Trump nominee for US appeals court

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:27:34 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:21 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:21:26 GMT
    The Senate has voted to confirm one of President Donald Trump's nominees to serve on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans.More >>
    The Senate has voted to confirm one of President Donald Trump's nominees to serve on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Candidate refunds illegal EMILY's List donation

    APNewsBreak: Candidate refunds illegal EMILY's List donation

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:36:48 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-04-24 21:21:05 GMT
    A Democratic candidate for Iowa Secretary of State is refunding a contribution from a national political group after learning it was mistakenly given and accepted in violation of Iowa law.More >>
    A Democratic candidate for Iowa Secretary of State is refunding a contribution from a national political group after learning it was mistakenly given and accepted in violation of Iowa law.More >>
  • Spokesman: George HW Bush "responding and recovering"

    Spokesman: George HW Bush "responding and recovering"

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:35:44 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:01:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip ). Former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip ). Former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.
    A spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush is eager to get well so he can get to his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine.More >>
    A spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush is eager to get well so he can get to his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump softens tone on Syria withdrawal

    The Latest: Trump softens tone on Syria withdrawal

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:33:01 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-04-24 18:21:25 GMT
    President Donald Trump is welcoming French President Emmanuel Macron to the White House in a formal arrival ceremony.More >>
    President Donald Trump is welcoming French President Emmanuel Macron to the White House in a formal arrival ceremony.More >>
  • Trump's tariffs risk jobs and profits in working-class areas

    Trump's tariffs risk jobs and profits in working-class areas

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:55:52 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:38:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Loren Elliott). Jose Mata grinds a steel pipe at the Borusan Mannesmann plant in Baytown, Texas, Monday, April 23, 2018. President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in worki...(AP Photo/Loren Elliott). Jose Mata grinds a steel pipe at the Borusan Mannesmann plant in Baytown, Texas, Monday, April 23, 2018. President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in worki...
    President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in working-class communities where his "America First" agenda hit home with American voters.More >>
    President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in working-class communities where his "America First" agenda hit home with American voters.More >>
  • Calif. Democrats vying for US House may crowd each other out

    Calif. Democrats vying for US House may crowd each other out

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:49 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:49:00 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:12:06 GMT
    (Angel De Leon/Cisneros for Congress via AP). This January 2018 photo provided by the Gil Cisneros for Congress campaign shows Gil Cisneros in Santa Ana, Calif. He is one of a number of Democrats running for California'a 39th Congressional District seat.(Angel De Leon/Cisneros for Congress via AP). This January 2018 photo provided by the Gil Cisneros for Congress campaign shows Gil Cisneros in Santa Ana, Calif. He is one of a number of Democrats running for California'a 39th Congressional District seat.
    California Democrats worry their packed fields of candidates in several U.S. House races could hurt them in the state's top-two primary system.More >>
    California Democrats worry their packed fields of candidates in several U.S. House races could hurt them in the state's top-two primary system.More >>
  • After close vote, panel sends Pompeo nomination to Senate

    After close vote, panel sends Pompeo nomination to Senate

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:59 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:59:08 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:22:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). From left, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., the ranking member, and Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., confer before the vote on President Donald Trump's nominee for se...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). From left, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., the ranking member, and Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., confer before the vote on President Donald Trump's nominee for se...
    A close committee vote on CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination as secretary of state is sending a warning to the White House as other Trump administration nominees face the possibility of stiff resistance.More >>
    A close committee vote on CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination as secretary of state is sending a warning to the White House as other Trump administration nominees face the possibility of stiff resistance.More >>
  • Report: Hannity gained HUD help on multimillion property deals

    Report: Hannity gained HUD help on multimillion property deals

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:01:50 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:16 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:16:41 GMT
    Sean Hannity's real estate deals came to light after Hannity was revealed as a client of Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal lawyer. (Source: Twitter/Sean Hannity/CNN)Sean Hannity's real estate deals came to light after Hannity was revealed as a client of Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal lawyer. (Source: Twitter/Sean Hannity/CNN)

    The homes range from mansions to low-income housing and were reportedly all purchased under the names of shell companies, concealing Hannity's ownership.

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    The homes range from mansions to low-income housing and were reportedly all purchased under the names of shell companies, concealing Hannity's ownership.

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  • Iconic pen used by military, made by blind people turns 50

    Iconic pen used by military, made by blind people turns 50

    Friday, April 27 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:29:36 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:41 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:41:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerry Broome). In this Monday, April 16, 2018, photo, SKILCRAFT pens, manufactured for the U.S. Government, are seen in a bin at the Industries of the Blind in Greensboro, N.C. Government pens have been manufactured for 50 years by National I...(AP Photo/Gerry Broome). In this Monday, April 16, 2018, photo, SKILCRAFT pens, manufactured for the U.S. Government, are seen in a bin at the Industries of the Blind in Greensboro, N.C. Government pens have been manufactured for 50 years by National I...
    Anyone who's served in the military, worked for the federal government or addressed a package at the post office is familiar with an iconic pen made for 50 years by visually impaired people.More >>
    Anyone who's served in the military, worked for the federal government or addressed a package at the post office is familiar with an iconic pen made for 50 years by visually impaired people.More >>
  • Money from pot taxes doesn't fix Colorado teachers' problems

    Money from pot taxes doesn't fix Colorado teachers' problems

    Friday, April 27 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:50:09 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:40 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:40:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Colleen Slevin). In this April 16, 2018 photo, Washington, D.C., native Callie Gonyea, a second-year teacher at Ellis Elementary School in Denver, joined about 400 other teachers at a protest at the Colorado state Capitol. Colorado teachers a...(AP Photo/Colleen Slevin). In this April 16, 2018 photo, Washington, D.C., native Callie Gonyea, a second-year teacher at Ellis Elementary School in Denver, joined about 400 other teachers at a protest at the Colorado state Capitol. Colorado teachers a...
    Colorado teachers are protesting to call for higher salaries and increased funding for schools, prompting questions about why the state's booming legal marijuana sales have not fixed the problems.More >>
    Colorado teachers are protesting to call for higher salaries and increased funding for schools, prompting questions about why the state's booming legal marijuana sales have not fixed the problems.More >>
  • Migrant 'caravan' gathers on US-Mexico border for final push

    Migrant 'caravan' gathers on US-Mexico border for final push

    Thursday, April 26 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-04-26 22:49:28 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:40 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:40:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik). A mother dresses her child at the Alfa & Omega migrant shelter in Mexicali, Mexico, Thursday, April 26, 2018, as they travel north with a caravan of Central American migrants. The caravans have been a fairly common ...(AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik). A mother dresses her child at the Alfa & Omega migrant shelter in Mexicali, Mexico, Thursday, April 26, 2018, as they travel north with a caravan of Central American migrants. The caravans have been a fairly common ...
    About 175 people in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers are on the final leg of a monthlong journey to the United States.More >>
    About 175 people in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers are on the final leg of a monthlong journey to the United States.More >>
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