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AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he is satisfied with how the administration formulated its new Afghanistan war strategy. But he won't discuss what's in it. In remarks to reporters traveling with him to the Middle East, Mattis said he would not talk...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84. Gregory died late Saturday in Washington, D.C. after being hospitalized for...
YUMA, Arizona (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit a Marine Corps base in Arizona along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump is set to visit Marine Air Station Yuma on Tuesday afternoon before he travels to Phoenix to hold a rally. Yuma's location...
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Acknowledging that he has become a "political distraction," President Donald Trump has decided to skip the festivities surrounding the annual Kennedy Center Honors arts awards later this year, the White House announced Saturday amid the continuing...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, the blunt-spoken and divisive strategist who went from Donald Trump's victorious campaign to a top White House post, has been pushed out by the president, capping a turbulent seven months that witnessed the departure of much of Trump's original...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers return Monday from a monthlong break with a busy agenda that includes tackling the state's housing crisis and deciding whether to make California a statewide sanctuary for people living illegally in the U.S. Here's a look at some of...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia (AP) — When Carl Valentine dropped off his daughter at the University of Virginia, he had some important advice for the college freshman: Don't forget that you are a minority. "She has to be vigilant of that and be concerned about that, always know her...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision not to participate in the Kennedy Center arts awards (all times local): 9:45 a.m. The Kennedy Center arts awards program will go on. Kennedy Center Chairman David M. Rubenstein and President Deborah Rutter say in...