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ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Thursday she has not seen evidence that the Russians meddled in the 2016 election to help elect Donald Trump, countering the U.S. intelligence agencies' assessment. Those agencies concluded in early 2017 that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is listening to teens talk about their best practices for being civil online. The first lady's spokeswoman tweeted Thursday that Mrs. Trump is meeting with students at Microsoft's office in the nation's capital. Microsoft created a teen council in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pressing U.S. companies and trade associations to bolster their job training opportunities as employers search for qualified skilled workers to fill vacancies. Trump is set to hold a White House event with corporate leaders, workers...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is casting aside concerns about the Federal Reserve's independence and saying he's "not happy" with the central bank's interest rate increases. Trump tells CNBC: "I don't like all of this work that we're putting into the economy and then...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is lending her star power to a new nationwide effort to register voters for the November midterm elections. The former first lady says she's excited to join When We All Vote to help "inspire and empower" eligible voters to "make their voices...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP-controlled House on Thursday eliminated new funding for states to strengthen election security, drawing protests from Democrats who said Republicans are not doing enough to prevent Russian meddling. "The Russians attacked our democracy. They will be...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee have blocked a move to subpoena the interpreter from the Helsinki summit to testify about the private talks between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The panel's top Democrat, Rep. Adam...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the confirmation hearing for Kathy Kraninger (all times local): 10:45 a.m. President Donald Trump's nominee to take over the nation's consumer financial watchdog agency is appearing before the Senate Banking Committee Thursday. The hearing for...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East says he has received no new guidance from the Pentagon on cooperating with Russia in Syria following the Helsinki summit. Army Gen. Joseph Votel, the head of U.S. Central Command, told reporters Thursday he's...