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WASHINGTON (AP) — A new military strategy to meet President Donald Trump's demand to "obliterate" the Islamic State group is likely to deepen U.S. military involvement in Syria, possibly with more ground troops, even as the current U.S. approach in Iraq appears to be working and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has no plans to cut Social Security or Medicare, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday. Capitol Hill aides say the White House is moving to propose slashing cuts to longtime Republican targets like the Environmental Protection...
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump was on people's minds — if not on everyone's lips — as the Oscars started on Sunday night. Host Jimmy Kimmel, in a reference to the Academy Awards' past controversy over a lack of diversity in nominees, said "remember last year when people...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Navy, businessman Philip Bilden, said Sunday he was withdrawing from consideration for the post, citing concerns about privacy and separating himself from his business interests. Bilden's withdrawal raises...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Administration officials say President Donald Trump has no plans to cut Social Security or Medicare. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Fox News Channel's "Sunday Morning Futures" that "we are not touching those now." He says people should not "expect to...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — With his party now holding all of the levers of power in Arkansas politics, a Republican state lawmaker is pushing to remove the names of the state's most famous Democrats — Bill and Hillary Clinton — from Little Rock's airport. Sen. Jason Rapert says...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is dodging questions about whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions should consider withdrawing from the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. A prominent Republican, California Rep. Darrell Issa, has...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sobering report to governors about the potential consequences of repealing the Obama-era health care law warns that federal spending cuts probably would create funding gaps for states and threaten many people with the loss of insurance coverage. The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on drugs and crime and already has indicated a looming need for private prison cells seems poised to usher in a reversal of that trend. Jeff Sessions, a former federal...