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Senate Confirms Trump's Choice for US Ambassador to Israel

Senate Confirms Trump's Choice for US Ambassador to Israel

The Republican-led Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's pick to be U.S. ambassador to Israel, ignoring objections from Democrats that David Friedman lacked the temperament for such an important...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 01:44 AM PDT

Rex Tillerson Finally Answers NBC's Andrea Mitchell

Rex Tillerson Finally Answers NBC's Andrea Mitchell

NBC News' Andrea Mitchell has been waiting for weeks for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to answer one of her questions. On Thursday, she finally got her soundbite, NBC News reported. At a photo op with the...

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Dealmaker Trump Struggles to Seal Health Care Deal: Analysis

Dealmaker Trump Struggles to Seal Health Care Deal: Analysis

President Donald Trump, the author of the best-selling book, "The Art of the Deal," is about to see his deal-making abilities ratified in a legislative showdown on the House floor — or dramatically rebuffed. T...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 09:04 PM PDT

Calif. Governor Calls GOP Health Plan a 'Disaster'

Calif. Governor Calls GOP Health Plan a 'Disaster'

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

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 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 02:38 PM PDT

Stock Rally Sputters After Vote on Health Bill Is Delayed

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 01:59 PM PDT

Airlift of Forces in Syria Shows Growing US Involvement

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 01:32 PM PDT

Feds: Trump Hotel in D.C. Doesn't Violate Government Lease

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

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...

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