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The Latest: 2nd briefing on Russia probe wraps up

A second classified briefing for Republican and Democratic lawmakers on the Russia investigation has concluded on Capitol Hill

President Trump Posthumously Pardons Boxer Jack…

Lawmakers have been trying to pardon Johnson for years.

Syrian Refugee Group Shifts Focus To Stay Open In…

The organization leader says President Trump's efforts to drastically scale back refugee programs won't put her out of business.

Disputed pipeline backed by Trump is focus of…

Attorneys for the Trump administration are due in a Montana courtroom Thursday to defend the approval of TransCanada's disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline project.

Trump awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL in…

President Donald Trump has awarded the Medal of Honor to a Navy SEAL who oversaw a daring assault and rescue mission on a snowy Afghanistan mountaintop in 2002

US State Department Expels 2 Venezuelan Diplomats

The move comes a day after Venezuela expelled two U.S. diplomats.

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Trump Cancels Upcoming Meeting With North Korea's…

In a letter addressed to Kim, President Trump said he felt it was "inappropriate" to have the highly anticipated meeting.

The Latest: White House accuses NK of lack of…

The White House is accusing North Korea of displaying a lack of judgment in dealing with the U.S. over the now-cancelled summit

Dem, GOP leaders to get classified briefings on…

House and Senate lawmakers from both parties are meeting with top intelligence officials for classified briefings as President Donald Trump has raised new suspicions about the federal investigation into his 2016 campaign

Commerce Dept. Investigating If Auto Imports Hurt…

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said "there's evidence suggesting" that foreign imports of automobiles have hurt the U.S. auto industry.

Thousands Of Kids A Year Migrate To The US Alone…

The U.S. lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children last year.

Senate approves sexual harassment bill for Congress

The Senate gave swift, unanimous approval Thursday to a bill that revamps the system for handling sexual harassment complaints on Capitol Hill

FBI briefed on allegations against Missouri…

Allegations of sexual misconduct and campaign finance violations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens have been shared with federal authorities

New Report Says The Future Of Obamacare Looks…

A Congressional Budget Office and Joint Committee on Taxation report said America's health insurance marketplace looks stable for the next decade.

Poland Could Lose Voting Rights On European…

The Law and Justice party in Poland has made sweeping changes to the country's judicial and electoral systems since taking over in 2015.

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Biden: Republicans show 'phony populism,' 'fake nationalism'

Joe Biden has rebuked President Donald Trump and other Washington Republicans, saying they've turned their backs on American values in the name of "phony populism" and "fake nationalism."

The Latest: Auto workers head cautious about…

United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams cautiously backed the U.S. decision to explore raising tariffs on imported vehicles

Today's Moms Are Older, More Educated And Bucking…

They're also more likely to be single.

Kerry Kennedy On Political Media And Her Father's…

Robert F. Kennedy's daughter is an activist and the president of his namesake human rights advocacy organization.

Study: Some public pensions funds could run dry in downturn

A new study finds that some public pension funds are in such bad shape that they might be totally depleted during an economic downturn

APNewsBreak: Ethics complaint filed over…

The head of the Montana Democratic Party is asking for a congressional ethics investigation into whether Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte lied about his attack of a reporter last year

Federal Judge Rules President Trump Can't Block…

A federal judge ruled @realDonaldTrump is a public forum, so the president can't block anyone based on political speech.

Senate Finally Reaches An Agreement On Sexual…

The legislation would streamline the process for House employees to report a workplace claim.

Correction: Mark Twain Prize-Louis-Dreyfus story

Correction: Mark Twain Prize-Louis-Dreyfus story

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Stormy Daniels' lawyer renews efforts to depose…

Stormy Daniels' lawyer is once again seeking to depose President Donald Trump in the porn actress' fight to invalidate a confidentiality agreement she signed days before the 2016 presidential election

Abrams Makes History By Winning Ga. Democratic…

With her win, Stacey Abrams is now the first black woman in the country to be a major party nominee for governor.

Congress Passes Bill To Repeal Some Banking…

The bill passed Congress with bipartisan support, although liberal Democrats opposed the measure.