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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican who is quitting Congress at the end of the week is heading to Fox News. Fox News Channel announced on Wednesday that five-term Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah will be a contributor effective July 1, offering political analysis on various Fox programs...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican-controlled House subcommittees have soundly rejected President Donald Trump's proposals to slash the Agriculture Department, overseas food aid and water projects. The unanimous votes by the House appropriations panels show the depth of opposition...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Aides to Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono, who is being treated for kidney cancer, say surgery to remove a lesion on her rib went well. The surgery was Tuesday. Aides tweeted on her account late Tuesday, "Sen. Hirono is in the recovery room after a successful...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bipartisan legislation to limit the influence of so-called shell corporations in the U.S. could get a boost as Congress probes the ways that Russia influenced last year's election. The bill, intended to crack down on international and corporate corruption,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump has accepted the French president's invitation to visit for Bastille Day. French President Emmanuel Macron (eh-mahn-yoo-EHL' mah-KROHN') extended the invitation when he and Trump spoke by telephone on Tuesday. The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is set to announce new security for international flights bound to the United States. Industry and U.S. officials briefed on the announcement said airports and airlines around the world will be required to implement the measures...
BRUSSELS (AP) — Syria's government has taken seriously the U.S. warning against launching another chemical weapons attack, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday. Speaking to reporters traveling with him to Brussels, Mattis noted there has been no such attack since the...
BOSTON (AP) — Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (BAHN'-gee-moon) is speaking at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum in Boston this week. The museum says the U.N.'s eighth secretary-general will discuss global issues and his diplomatic career...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Abbe Lowell's clients have included some of the country's most prominent politicians, companies and celebrities. The latest addition to the lawyer's list: Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Donald Trump. In selecting Lowell to represent him in Russia-...