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UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 9:31 p.m.

Trump to hold 100th day rally on same night as White House Correspondents’ Dinner

President Trump on Saturday announced plans to hold a campaign rally in Pennsylvania on April 29, marking his 100th day in office. The White House did not offer additional details …


Trump sons take helm of company, eye domestic expansion

Apprentices no more, Eric and Donald Trump Jr. are now at the helm of the Trump Organization and adjusting to the reality presented by their father’s presidency. They’re eyeing ways …


UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 12:01 p.m.

Trump awards Purple Heart at Walter Reed military hospital

President Donald Trump on Saturday awarded a Purple Heart to an Army sergeant recently wounded in Afghanistan.


UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 9:54 p.m.

Global finance leaders grapple with globalization fears

Global finance leaders on Saturday dropped a sharp condemnation of trade protectionism and references to climate change from a closing statement that wrapped up the spring meetings of the 189-nation …


UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 9:56 p.m.

Surgeon general is removed by Trump administration, replaced by deputy for now

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy has been removed by the Trump administration and replaced temporarily by his deputy, Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams.


Vice President Mike Pence reaffirms U.S.-Australia alliance after Trump spat

Vice President Mike Pence sought to reassure Australia on Saturday that the U.S. remains committed to the countries’ longtime alliance, as he tried to patch up relations that were left …


UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 4:50 p.m.

Young immigrants won’t ‘rest easy’ despite Trump’s comments

Young immigrants protected by executive action from deportation say they won’t “rest easy,” even if President Donald Trump said they should.


UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 6:22 p.m.

Trump tells young immigrants in US illegally to ‘rest easy’

WASHINGTON – Young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and now here illegally can “rest easy,” President Donald Trump said Friday, telling the “dreamers” they will not be targets …


UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 2:20 p.m.

Nearing the 100-day mark with limited accomplishments, Trump calls it a ‘ridiculous standard’

President Donald Trump, who as a candidate put forward a contract with voters on what he accomplish in his first 100 days in office, on Friday called that a “ridiculous …


Trump Jr.’s prairie dog hunt in Montana prompts backlash

Donald Trump Jr. will be targeting more than just Montana’s Republican voters on Friday and Saturday when he helps Greg Gianforte campaign for an open U.S. House seat.


UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 8:22 a.m.

March for Science is this weekend in nation’s capital; more protests are to follow

Activists and scientists are expected to descend on the nation’s capital Saturday to rally for environmental causes and government policies rooted in scientific research as part of the Earth Day …


UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 10:01 p.m.

Charity worker freed from Cairo jail is back in U.S.

An Egyptian-American charity worker who was imprisoned in Cairo for three years and became the global face of Egypt’s brutal crackdown on civil society returned home to the United States …


U.S. Steel seeks China trade probe as Trump orders import study

The Trump administration began an investigation of steel imports into the U.S. as U.S. Steel Corp. asked a trade agency to investigate its claims that rival Chinese manufacturers colluded to …


Sheldon Adelson, corporate interests boost Trump inaugural fundraising to record levels

Casino magnate and Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson donated $5 million to President Donald Trump’s inaugural festivities, as corporate interests and lobbyists lifted the inaugural committee’s fundraising to record levels.


Trump extends private-sector health care program for veterans

President Donald Trump signed a bill Wednesday to temporarily extend a program that lets some veterans seek medical care in the private sector, part of an effort by the president …


UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 8:58 a.m.

Trump mulls military options for North Korea. They’re all grim.

Three weeks before becoming president, Donald Trump weighed in on the threat of North Korea developing a nuclear warhead capable of reaching the U.S.: “It won’t happen,” he vowed on …


Tillerson declares the Iran nuclear deal a failure

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared the Iran nuclear deal a failure on Wednesday but left open the possibility the Trump administration will uphold it nonetheless.


Trump’s former advisers say he’s doing tax reform all wrong

A group of President Donald Trump’s former advisers are publicly calling on him to scrap his approach to reforming the tax system.


Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear deal

The Trump administration has notified Congress that Iran is complying with the 2015 nuclear deal negotiated by former President Barack Obama, and it has extended the sanctions relief given to …


She wanted her ex-husband to die with a happy thought; she told him Trump had been impeached

When Michael Elliott died, the last voice he heard was that of his ex-wife, his best friend. In a short phone conversation moments before Elliott took his last breath, she …


UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 10:16 p.m.

High-profile Georgia congressional race heads to a runoff

An upstart Democrat leads a special election in a conservative Georgia congressional district, but returns late Tuesday suggest he may still need a runoff to pull a major upset for …


Newtown schools ask Trump to reject conspiracy theorists

Members of the Newtown Board of Education hoped a newly elected President Donald Trump would speak out against a famous conspiracy theorist and others who question the Sandy Hook Elementary …


Pentagon chief Jim Mattis arrives in Middle East to talk Islamic State, Syria

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis arrived here Tuesday on the first stop of a week-long tour through the Middle East and Northern Africa. The visit marks the first time he …


Chuck Schumer joins calls for president to release tax returns

The top Senate Democrat on Tuesday joined calls for President Donald Trump to release his tax returns, warning that a failure to do so could sink what was a major …


Pence, headed to Japan, turns focus to trade

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Japan for talks expected to focus largely on trade.


UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 3:44 p.m.

Trump effect on French election: Anything is possible

The impossible is now possible, French far right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said in celebration the morning after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidency. But the Trump effect may …


UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 3:19 p.m.

After U.S. strikes, Trump’s Syria plan starts coming into view

Though still evolving, President Donald Trump’s plans for Syria have come into clearer view since he ordered cruise missiles fired on a Syrian air base to punish Assad for a …


EPA emerges as major target after Trump solicits policy advice from industry

Just days after taking office, President Donald Trump invited American manufacturers to recommend ways the government could cut regulations and make it easier for companies to get their projects approved.


Lawmakers across U.S. move to include young people in voting

Donald Trump’s characterization of Mexican immigrants as criminals and rapists during his presidential campaign angered Heidi Sainz, whose family is from Mexico and who has close friends who are immigrants. …


UPDATED: Sun., April 16, 2017, 10:44 p.m.

Pence warns North Korea ‘era of strategic patience is over’

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence declared Monday the “era of strategic patience is over” with North Korea, expressing impatience with the unwillingness of the regime to move toward ridding itself …