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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats had hoped the one big policy area they could find common ground with President Donald Trump on was infrastructure, but they don't like what they're hearing from administration officials about the transportation portion of the plan that's still in the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — IRS Commissioner John Koskinen is getting a warm welcome at the Capitol from a powerful Republican senator. The reception comes a day after House Republicans asked President Donald Trump to fire him. Sen. Orrin Hatch told Koskinen Thursday that he appreciates...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A reputed Connecticut mobster who authorities say is the last surviving person of interest in the largest art heist in U.S. history is expected to plead guilty to unrelated weapons charges. Eighty-year-old Robert Gentile is scheduled to appear in federal...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House intelligence committee announced Thursday he is temporarily stepping aside from the panel's probe into Russian meddling in last year's presidential election. The decision by Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., comes amid partisan turmoil on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House intelligence committee says he will temporarily step aside from the panel's probe into Russian meddling in the election. In a statement on Thursday, Republican congressman Devin Nunes (NOO'-nehs) of California says that several left-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans oppose funding President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to poll released Thursday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The president gets higher marks for efforts to boost defense spending...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Historical Commission has come out against a plan to exhume the body of former President James K. Polk from the grounds of the state Capitol and move it 50 miles away. Commission Executive Director Patrick McIntyre Jr. wrote a letter saying...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is halting payments to Amtrak following a second derailment at New York City's Penn Station that is causing headaches for commuters in the nation's busiest rail hub. In a letter to Amtrak's chairman published Thursday in the...
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit doctor who stopped to help passengers in an overturned car died after being struck by a car herself. Forty-seven-year-old Cynthia Ray succumbed to her injuries Wednesday after she was hit on Sunday, the Detroit Free Press reported ( http://on.freep.com/...