As Congress wrestles over the House Republican health care bill, California Gov. Jerry Brown attacked the legislation, alleging that any lawmaker who supports the legislation will find "their name is going to be...
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AP Fact Check: Trump's Truths Can Come From Wisps of Info
Sitting atop that vast apparatus of institutional knowledge, hard-won intelligence and data known as the U.S. government, President Donald Trump forms some of his most contentious opinions from other sources...
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Black Lawmakers Call on FBI to Help on Missing Black Girls
Black members of Congress are calling for the Justice Department to help police investigate a large number of missing children in Washington, D.C.
The District of Columbia logged 501 cases of missing juveniles...
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 05:38 PM EDT
Stock Rally Sputters After Vote on Health Bill Is Delayed
After a promising start, U.S. stock indexes gave up an early rally and ended mostly lower Thursday after Republicans delayed a vote on their health care bill and left investors concerned about delays for the...
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 04:59 PM EDT
Airlift of Forces in Syria Shows Growing US Involvement
The deepening U.S. military involvement against ISIS militants in northern Syria indicates the Pentagon will likely send even more troops in coming weeks. Their mission won't be to fight on the front lines...
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 04:32 PM EDT
Feds: Trump Hotel in D.C. Doesn't Violate Government Lease
The federal agency overseeing President Donald Trump's lease for a luxury hotel in Washington, D.C., ruled his election as president doesn't violate the terms of his agreement barring government officials...
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House Chairman Apologizes to Colleagues After Trump Briefing
The White House claimed vindication while the House intelligence committee chairman privately apologized in the wake of his decision to brief President Donald Trump on secret intelligence intercepts related to a...
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 04:14 PM EDT
FCC Approves Measures Intended to Combat Prison Cellphones
Federal officials took a step Thursday toward increasing safety in prisons by making it easier to find and seize cellphones obtained illegally by inmates.
The Federal Communications Commission in Washington...
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 03:41 PM EDT
Congressman Mourning Wife Cancels DC Trip After Health Vote Postponed
Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush, who is mourning the loss of his wife after she passed away last week, was going to fly to Washington, D.C. for the vote on the new GOP health care plan, but has changed his travel plans...
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 04:00 PM EDT
Senate Votes to Undo Privacy Rules that Protect User Data
The Republican-led Senate moved Thursday to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers' permission before they could use or sell...