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Trump puts presidential-size spotlight on his brand

March 26
Trump puts presidential-size spotlight on his brand

Trump shifts message on whom to blame on health care

March 26
Trump shifts message on whom to blame on health care
In contrast to Friday, when he pointed the finger at Democrats — President Donald Trump is turning his fire at his own party.
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Some balk as Seattle seeks to spend more money on homeless

Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, Seattle's mayor is asking voters in this liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem.
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State's unaccompanied minors find help, worry about changes

The Trump administration is weighing major changes that would affect the fate of unaccompanied minors from Central America, from expedited deportations to fines for parents who pay smugglers.
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March 26

Trump plans office to bring business ideas to government

President Donald Trump is set to announce a new White House office run by his son-in-law that will seek to overhaul government functions using ideas from the business sector.
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March 26

Agency follows a uniquely American way of funding arts

When the National Endowment for the Arts was established in 1965, organizers had different models to choose from.
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March 26
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Illinois considers legalizing marijuana for a fiscal boost

Marijuana advocates are trying to lay the groundwork for Illinois to become the first state in the Midwest and the ninth nationwide to legalize recreational pot, arguing the move will help solve the state's notorious budget crisis.
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March 26

US economy to grow slower than Trump pledges, survey finds

U.S. economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, yet remain modest, even if President Trump's promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending are implemented, a survey found.
Politics
March 26

Trump son-in-law will lead new Office of American Innovation at White House

  WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump plans to unveil a new White House office on Monday with sweeping authority to overhaul the federal bureaucracy…
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March 26

Officer quits to avoid firing after shooting of unarmed teen

A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager resigned Sunday from the New York Police Department to avoid being fired following a disciplinary trial in a case that sparked outrage over police use of deadly force against black men and boys.
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March 26

The Latest: Mom of teen shot by cop angry over resignation

The Latest on resignation of white officer who shot unarmed black teen in New York City (all times local):
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March 26

GOP struggles to govern despite a monopoly in Washington

The Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump era.The…
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March 26
Polar bears roam the town of Kaktovik, Alaska, during the fall as climate refugees, on land because the sea ice they rely on for hunting seals is receding.

EPA chief: Trump to undo Obama global warming plan

President Donald Trump in the coming days will sign a new executive order that unravels his predecessor's sweeping plan to curb global warming, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Sunday.
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March 26

Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Dems

President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, as aides signaled a greater willingness to work with moderate Democrats on upcoming legislative battles from the budget and tax cuts to health care.
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March 26

The Latest: Texas Republican quits hard-line Freedom Caucus

The Latest on Republican plans to overhaul the health care system (all times local):
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March 26

Congressman resigns from Freedom Caucus after health-care drama

If President Donald Trump is going to put the blame for Republicans' inability to pass health-care legislation on the House Freedom Caucus, at least one…
National
March 26

Ivanka Trump to attend women's economic summit in Berlin

Ivanka Trump is planning a trip to Germany to attend a summit on the economic empowerment of women, a senior administration official said Sunday.
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March 26

Lawmakers: Fired radio reporter didn't ID herself at meeting

A reporter for a radio station at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has been fired after state lawmakers complained she failed to disclose her presence during a meeting on a state transgender bathroom bill.
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March 26

Chicago police union: Head to meet Trump officials

Chicago's police union says its head will meet members of President Donald Trump's administration and that deadly violence in the nation's third largest city is expected to be on the agenda.
Politics
March 26

Reversals ahead on rules for clean air

Trump administration to begin cutting global warming plan Tuesday.
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March 26

Lawmakers: Fired radio reporter didn't ID herself at meeting

A reporter for a radio station at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has been fired after state lawmakers complained she failed to disclose her presence during a meeting on a state transgender bathroom bill.
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March 26

Officials: White House fence jumper tried again, at Treasury

The Secret Service says a woman who got tangled up by her shoelaces after trying to jump the White House fence last week has been arrested again after a similar stunt.