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Top 10 health care surprises from Year One of Trump

President Donald Trump stormed into office last January confident that he could knock off Obamacare in a nanosecond. It didn’t turn out that way — ...

Mattis delegates down and manages up in tricky Trump relationship

James Mattis, the first retired general to serve as secretary of defense in seven decades, has steadily pushed more authority down the chain of command ...

Virginia man accused of obstructing terrorism investigation

STERLING, Va. (AP) – Federal authorities say they have arrested a Virginia man and charged him with attempting to obstruct a terrorism investigation. The Washington ...

Fear of ICE among reasons century-old Detroit church closing

DETROIT (AP) – After more than 100 years, a Roman Catholic church in Detroit is closing, partly because Hispanics who worship there fear immigration agents. ...

New California laws cover immigration, marijuana, education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California state lawmakers in 2017 passed nearly 900 bills that Gov. Jerry Brown then signed into law. Most of them take ...

LGBT leaders say sex allegation coverage 'an advance'

NEW YORK (AP) – Among the dozens of prominent Americans entangled in sexual-misconduct cases this year are a modest number of men whose accusers are ...

Kentucky lawmaker in sexual misconduct deal won't run in '18

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A Kentucky lawmaker who signed a secret sexual harassment settlement along with three fellow Republican legislators said Friday that he won’t ...

Was 2017 the Craziest Year in U.S. Political History?

Imagine how future historians might try to summarize 2017: A U.S. president, his family and his political aides came under investigation by a special counsel ...

138 things Trump did this year while you weren't looking

In Donald Trump’s first act as president, he signed a high-profile executive order intended to dismantle Obamacare, instructing federal agencies to take any measures they ...

Billionaire kingmakers swarm Florida governor's race after Trump endorsement

After Donald Trump appeared to endorse Ron DeSantis’ campaign for Florida governor last week, a handful of the biggest and most influential billionaires in Republican ...

The Latest: 2 dead, 1 hurt in shooting at California office

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) – The Latest on a shooting in a business in Southern California (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Authorities say a man ...

White House, State Department condemn Iranian response to protests

The White House on Friday night emphasized to Iran that the world is watching, as protesters in the country continued to speak out for the ...

Senators scrap Russia trip after Kremlin snubs Shaheen

Two Republican senators have called off a planned trip to Russia after the Kremlin denied a visa to a Democratic colleague, New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne ...

2 dead, 1 hurt in shooting at Southern California law firm

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A man walked into the Southern California law firm where he worked and shot two men Friday before turning the gun ...

New Mexico lawmaker cited for minor spending violations

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico campaign finance regulators say a Democratic state lawmaker violated campaign finance disclosure rules in several instances. The New ...

4-year-old killed in accidental shooting after finding gun

CENTREVILLE, Ala. (AP) – Law enforcement officers say a 4-year-old child was killed after apparently finding a gun in a home and accidentally shooting himself. ...

Nebraska HR office to ask senators for state patrol overhaul

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Gov. Pete Ricketts’ administration will ask lawmakers to pass a series of measures it says would increase accountability within the Nebraska ...

Everything Is Awesome! Well, Almost.

I come bearing good news! The economy is growing! OK, it’s actually been growing for eight straight years. But as President Donald Trump keeps pointing ...

Trump builds his 2018 political message by rebranding Obama’s economic legacy

The White House hopes to boost President Donald Trump’s low approval ratings by using the economy as a centerpiece of its political message in 2018, ...

How Trump could kill the Iran nuclear deal in January

President Donald Trump allowed the Iran nuclear deal to survive through 2017, but the new year will offer him another chance to blow up the ...

Roy Moore loses lawsuit seeking new election

An Alabama judge on Thursday denied an effort by the defeated Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore to block the state from certifying Democrat Doug Jones ...

Alabama certifies Jones’ Senate victory

The state of Alabama on Thursday certified Democrat Doug Jones as the winner of this month’s special Senate election after a judge denied Republican Roy ...

Donald Trump's staff turnover rate at 33% in first year of presidency

Anthony Scaramucci became a punchline in Washington, but his turbulent 11-day stint as White House communications director last summer also was symbolic of President Trump’s ...

Democrats say black voters key to victory in South

Democrats believe this month’s special election in Alabama has shown them the road map to victory in the deep-red South: black women. A whopping 98 ...

Laws regarding data hacks, companies remain murky

Data hacks are happening at an alarming rate to some of the world’s largest companies, but consumers whose personal information is being stolen are struggling ...

Russia's meddling in U.S. election worries world

VLAD’S VENGEANCE: Part of an occasional series Debate rages in Washington over the true scale and impact of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential ...

Arkansas attorney general says Bielema buyout public record

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Arkansas’ attorney general says the terms of the buyout of fired Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema’s contract is subject to ...

‘We have tapped into something’: Impeachment drive builds digital army to take on Trump

SAN FRANCISCO — When billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer launched a digital petition drive to impeach President Donald Trump two months ago, some Democratic Party ...

Chain migration concern grow as immigrant levels top 1.8 million

Immigration to the U.S. hit a low after the Great Recession but came roaring back in the later years of the Obama administration, with 1.8 ...

Activists seek injunction against Illinois abortion law

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Conservative activists and legislators pressing a lawsuit against publicly funded abortions in Illinois are seeking an emergency injunction to prevent the ...

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