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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sure enough, the big trans-Pacific trade deal is toast, climate change action is on the ropes and various regulations from the Obama era have been scrapped. It's also a safe bet President Donald Trump hasn't raced a bicycle since Jan. 20, keeping that vow. Add...
WASHINGTON (AP) — MetLife is asking a federal appeals court to put on hold a ruling on whether the government can tag the insurance giant as a potential threat to the financial system. The insurer says in a court filing that the case should be halted pending a government report...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. State Department's recent promotion of President Donald Trump's Florida resort is drawing criticism from Democrats and ethics advocates. In an April 4 blog post that has been republished by several U.S. embassies abroad, Mar-a-Lago is described as "...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. State Department's recent promotion of President Donald Trump's Florida resort is drawing criticism from Democrats and ethics advocates. Mar-a-Lago is described in an April 4 blog post as "Trump's Florida estate," where he has hosted foreign leaders...
Disputes over spending and health care in a divided Washington have triggered shutdowns of the federal government in recent years. Republicans now control the White House and Congress, and if lawmakers and President Donald Trump fail to agree on a spending bill by midnight...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Partisan disputes over health care and President Donald Trump's border wall threw must-pass spending legislation into jeopardy Monday days ahead of a government shutdown deadline. The border wall money is fiercely opposed by Democrats, whose votes are needed to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Justice Department national security official says foreign governments that work with criminal hackers make their operations vulnerable to being exposed and disrupted. Adam Hickey, a deputy assistant attorney general, says that's a "silver lining" for the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin) says that the administration's tax reform will generate so much economic growth that the budget deficit will be held in check. Mnuchin said at the Monday White House news briefing: "The tax reform will pay for...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on former President Barack Obama's first public event since leaving office (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Former President Barack Obama addressed civic engagement for young people during his first public appearance since leaving office, but he didn't...