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FILE - This March 22, 2017, file photo shows a family having a picnic on the bank of the Rio Grande river in Miguel Aleman, Tamaulipas state, Mexico, located across from Roma, Texas. President Donald Trump will face many obstacles in building his “big, beautiful wall” on the U.S.-Mexico border, including how to pay for it and how to contend with unfavorable geography and the legal battles ahead.  (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File)
Trump's border-wall proposal faces many obstaclesPresident Donald Trump plans to build a "big, beautiful wall" at the Mexican border and is likely to run into more than a few obstacles, including legal challenges and geography
The Associated Press2 hours ago
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., announces that he is abruptly pulling the troubled Republican health care overhaul bill off the House floor, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, March 24, 2017.  Just a few months ago, Republicans were cheering their good fortune, an all-Republican monopoly in Washington and the opportunity to push a conservative agenda to remake the federal government. After the health care vote, it’s clear winning can’t overcome the deep divisions in their ranks. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
GOP struggles to govern despite a monopoly in WashingtonThe Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years in office is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump era
The Associated Press2 hours ago
French president Francois Hollande, center, delivers his speech to inaugurate the French Anticorruption Agency, at Bercy Economy ministry in Paris, Thursday, March 23, 2017. The French Anticorruption Agency is a public organization focusing on business activity, the latest move in government efforts to fight corruption. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, Pool)
Non merci: French voters reject corruption in politicsFrench voters just won't tolerate corruption in politics anymore _ that appears to be the message from the swift downfall of the powerful security minister
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Pentagon: An al-Qaida leader killed in Afghanistan airstrikeThe Pentagon says a U.S. counterterrorism airstrike earlier this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team
The Associated Press11 hours ago
President Donald Trump supporter Mick White, of Fullerton, carries a Trump effigy he found face down in the sand after a march turned violent in Huntington Beach, Calif., on Saturday, March 25, 2017. (Mindy Schauer/The Orange County Register via AP)
Arrests after scuffle breaks out at California Trump rallyA scuffle broke out on a Southern California beach where supporters of President Donald Trump had gathered to march when counter-protesters doused organizers with pepper spray, authorities said Saturday
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin listens at right as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on the Federal budget  in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Trump wants to tackle tax reform, but the loss on health care deals a blow to that effort. The loss on health care deprives Republicans of $1 trillion in tax cuts, and the GOP is just as divided on what steps to take. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Self-inflicted collapse chokes GOP effort to undo ObamacareVice President Mike Pence has told a group at a small business in West Virginia that "we will end the Obamacare nightmare and give the American people the world-class health care that they deserve."
The Associated Press15 hours ago
House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., center, whose conservative faction of the GOP bucked the Republican health care bill, heads to caucus meeting in the basement of the Capitol before House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., announces that he is abruptly pulling their troubled health care bill off the House floor, in Washington, Friday, March 24, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The Latest: Pence says fight against 'Obamacare' to continueVice President Mike Pence has told a group at a small business in West Virginia that "we will end the Obamacare nightmare and give the American people the world-class health care that they deserve."
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2016 file photo, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., listens during a forum on the future of the Democratic Party, in Denver. The Democrats’ newly appointed deputy national chairman says his party needs to prepare for an ongoing fight against Republicans at all levels of government, not just the White House. Ellison spoke Saturday, March 25, 2017,  at a New Hampshire state party gathering a month after narrowly losing the chairmanship to former Labor Secretary Tom Perez. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Ellison says Democrats must fight Republicans at all levelsMinnesota U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison says Democrats need to prepare for an ongoing fight against Republicans at all levels of government, not just the White House
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Relatives and friends dig the graves of two civilians killed during fighting between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State militants on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Saturday, March 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
US acknowledges its forces were behind airstrike on MosulAmerican officials say an airstrike targeting Islamic State militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul that witnesses say killed at least 100 people was in fact launched by the U.S. military
The Associated Press17 hours ago
US senator honored for work in former East Timor islandU.S. Sen. Jack Reed has received the highest honor for a foreigner from the country formerly known as East Timor
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Mary Vavrik poses for a photo in Anchorage, Alaska, on Friday, March 24, 2017. Vavrik said she felt a little more relaxed after Republican leaders in the U.S. House pulled its replacement bill for the Affordable Care Act, which would have caused her monthly premiums to skyrocket. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
Now what? Options for consumers as health law drama fadesAs the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next year
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2017 file photo, then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn sits in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Former CIA Director James Woolsey has accused former Trump administration National Security Adviser Michael Flynn of participating in a discussion with Turkish officials in which the possibility of subverting the U.S. extradition process to remove a Turkish cleric from the U.S.  The Wall Street Journal first reported Woolsey’s comments and posted a video interview with him late Friday.  A Flynn spokesman said Friday that Woolsey’s claims were “false” and that “no such discussion occurred.”   (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Ex-CIA chief: Flynn's firm discussed removing cleric from USA former CIA director has accused former national security adviser Michael Flynn of participating in a discussion with Turkish officials about possibly subverting the U.S. extradition process to remove a Turkish cleric from the United States
The Associated Press22 hours ago
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