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George W. Bush on Trump and Russia: 'We all need…

Former President George W. Bush says "we all need answers" on the extent of contact between President Donald Trump's team and the Russian government, and he defended the media's role in keeping leaders in check

Father of fallen SEAL demands investigation

The father of fallen Navy SEAL William "Ryan" Owens is criticizing President Trump's decision to authorize the mission in Yemen and wants an investigation into why his son died.

Trump Is Skipping The White House Correspondents…

The president is breaking with 36 years of tradition by not attending the event that honors journalism.

Melania Trump Is Putting On The Ritz At The White…

The Governors Dinner is an annual black-tie gala at the White House.

AP-NORC Poll: US teens disillusioned, divided by…

A survey of children ages 13 to 17 by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds teens are almost as politically polarized and pessimistic about the nation's divisions as their parents

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George W. Bush: Power is addictive

Former President George W. Bush was asked about the media during an interview on NBC's "Today," he responded that media is essential to democracy and that power is addictive.

Leaked Government Document Seems To Be At Odds…

A leaked draft report from the Department of Homeland Security says citizenship is unlikely to be a reliable indication of a terror threat.

Republican Lawmakers Push For Harsher Penalties…

Most proposed laws ramp up penalties for blocking traffic, but others go a lot further.

Rising tensions loom as US, Asian powers discuss NKorea

U.S. officials huddled Monday with key Asian powers to discuss tensions with North Korea, which have been stoked by a recent missile test and an airport killing officials believe was ordered by Pyongyang

Trump's speech could be marked by disruption or…

President Donald Trump's speech on Tuesday offers him an opportunity to stand before millions of viewers around the United States and the world, and try to reframe his presidency

Trump: Health care plan will be 'very special'

President Donald Trump gave a toast to the nation's governors at the White House on Sunday evening, offering a preview of policy discussions slated for Monday.

Homeland Security Is Almost Ready For Border Wall…

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it's almost ready to accept "prototype wall structure" designs for Trump's project at the U.S.-Mexico border.

The US Deports People In 2 Main Ways. The…

Under former President Barack Obama, total deportations from the U.S. were down, but the harshest type of deportation was up.

Palestinian envoy warns against moving US embassy in Israel

The Palestinian's top envoy to the United States is warning that moving the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem could disrupt efforts to secure peace in the Middle East

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Egypt's Christians flee terror in north Sinai…

Egyptian Christians flee volatile part of Sinai Peninsula after surge in militant killings of Copts

Trump's nominee for Navy secretary withdraws

President Donald Trump's nominee for Navy secretary, Philip Bilden, has withdrawn his name from consideration. CNN's Dana Bash reports.

The New Democratic Party Chair Has A Tall Task…

It starts with harnessing the grassroots opposition to President Trump.

Trump White House Selectively Bars News Outlets…

Press secretary Sean Spicer decided to hold an off-camera "gaggle" but only invited some outlets.

Justices seem sympathetic to immigrant in deportation case

The Supreme Court seems sympathetic to a Mexican immigrant facing deportation after he was convicted of having consensual sex with an underage girl

Billionaire heads toward confirmation as Commerce…

Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross is headed toward confirmation as Commerce secretary in President Donald Trump's Cabinet

Spicer cracks down on White House leaks

White House press secretary Sean Spicer recently checked his aides' cell phones to ensure they weren't communicating with reporters as part of an aggressive effort to stem the recent tide of White House leaks.

Legal Weed's Popularity Could Be Obstacle For…

Support is at an all-time high (and growing).

Did The White House Ask The FBI To Dispute Media…

Reince Priebus reportedly asked the FBI to denounce claims that members of President Trump's team had contact with Russia.

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The Latest: Pentagon submits plan to defeat…

The Department of Defense has presented its preliminary plan to defeat the Islamic State group

AP: VA data show low rate of discipline for drug…

Doctors, nurses or pharmacy staff at the VA's hospitals were fired or reprimanded in a small fraction of thousands of reported cases of opioid theft and missing prescriptions since 2010, according to government data provided to The Associated Press

Fallen SEAL's dad slams White House

Bill Owens, the father of fallen Navy SEAL William "Ryan" Owens, criticized President Trump in the Miami Herald for a US military raid in Yemen where his son was killed.