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Trump heads into tough week with budget, health…

It's going to be a tough week for President Donald Trump

The Country's Next Surgeon General Is A Nurse

Rear Adm. Sylvia Trent-Adams stepped up from her role as deputy surgeon general.

Legalizing Medical Marijuana Could Save A Lot Of…

A study found that if all states had a medical marijuana law, it would save taxpayer money used on prescription drugs.

Obama to deliver first post-presidency speech in…

Former President Barack Obama is set to hold the first public event of his post-presidential life in the city where he started his political career

The Latest: French candidate Macron revels at…

Emmanuel Macron is celebrating his victory in France's first-round presidential election at a Left Bank eatery frequented by Ernest Hemingway and other artistic dignitaries

Republicans Offer Democrats A Dollar-For-Dollar…

A government shutdown would come on President Donald Trump's 100th day in office, so Republicans have offered Democrats a last-minute deal.

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Report: Russia Tried To 'Infiltrate' Trump…

According to a CNN report, U.S. officials picked up on conversations between "several" Trump advisers and Russians known to the intel community.

Pence cites 'challenging times' to troops in…

US Vice President Mike Pence is thanking US service members based in American Samoa

US officials say pirates have returned to waters…

Senior U.S. officials say pirates have returned to the waters off Somalia, but the spike in attacks on commercial shipping does not yet constitute a trend

Trump Helps Release American Aid Worker Jailed In…

Aid worker Aya Hijazi, her Egyptian husband and several colleagues were arrested in Cairo in May 2014.

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates May…

After her first hearing was canceled, former acting Attorney General Sally Yates will testify about Russian election interference.

Trump at 100 days: 'It's a different kind of presidency'

President Donald Trump says he's finding something in government that doesn't come up much in business: the need to have a heart

Sessions on Hawaii remark: 'Nobody has a sense of…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says "nobody has a sense of humor anymore."

Julian Assange Might Soon Face Charges In The US

The WikiLeaks founder might face charges over his site's disclosure of CIA hacking tools.

Transcript of AP interview with Trump

A transcript of an interview Friday with President Donald Trump by the AP

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Public window on financial complaints could be…

U.S. consumers filed nearly 300,000 complaints last year about their dealings with banks, credit card issuers and other financial services companies

Tight, tense French presidential vote echoes around world

Whatever the result of France's presidential election, the choice will resonate far beyond France's borders

11 candidates vie for French presidency in…

From far left to far right, young to old, 11 candidates are vying for France's presidency in an election that is being watched as an indicator of populism's global appeal

Lawmaker's invocation reignites dispute over prayer in House

An ongoing fight in the Arizona House over what constitutes a real prayer has heated up again

Global finance leaders dodge conflict with Trump…

Global finance leaders are seeking to avoid conflict with the Trump administration over trade and environmental policy

With Supreme Court seat filled, GOP looks to lower courts

Republican have put President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee on the bench, and they're now in a position to fill dozens more federal judgeships _ and reshape some of the nation's highest courts

Trump awards Purple Heart at Walter Reed military…

President Donald Trump has awarded a Purple Heart to an Army sergeant wounded in Afghanistan

AP FACT CHECK: Sessions tags wrong city for…

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has highlighted the San Diego suburb of Escondido to illustrate how jurisdictions that limit cooperation with immigration authorities jeopardize public safety

Advocates fan out in global show of support for…

People around the globe have turned out in huge numbers to celebrate Earth Day and support scientific research and funding

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Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting…

House Speaker Paul Ryan says Republican leaders aren't showing a desire to revisit repealing the health care law until they know they have enough votes to pass a bill

Trump sons take helm of company, eye domestic…

Eric and Donald Trump Jr. are at the helm of their family business now that their father is in the White House. And they are looking for ways to expand the family brand.

AP FACT CHECK: When Trump takes credit and assigns blame

An AP Fact Check finds no support for President Donald Trump's criticism of the Obama administration's policies and their impact on the street gang MS-13