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Thousands rally to resist Republican health law repeal drive

Published Jan. 16 2017

Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures on Sunday in Michigan to hear Sen. Bernie Sanders denounce Republican efforts...

Obama speaks on Israel, Trump in last White House interview

Published Jan. 16 2017

The increase of Israeli settlements has "gotten so substantial" it is inhibiting the possibility for an "effective, contiguous Palestinian state,"...

Outgoing CIA chief rips into Trump over Russia threat

Published Jan. 16 2017

The outgoing CIA director charged on Sunday that Donald Trump lacks a full understanding of the threat Moscow poses to...

White House media may be moved

Published Jan. 16 2017

Routine media access to the White House could be a thing of the past under Donald Trump's presidency, with top...

At inaugural rehearsal, Trump sub sports military haircut

Published Jan. 16 2017

The hair was the giveaway.

Who's coming to protest

Published Jan. 16 2017

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected in Washington for the inauguration of Donald Trump, but hundreds of thousands are...

Police must be held accountable, Lynch says

Published Jan. 15 2017

BALTIMORE—As a younger lawyer, Loretta Lynch prosecuted New York police officers who sodomized a Haitian immigrant in a precinct bathroom....

Ringling Bros. circus to close after 146 years

Published Jan. 15 2017

ELLENTON, Fla.—After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on "The Greatest Show on Earth." The owner of the Ringling...

Security force for inauguration braces for truck attacks, bombs

Published Jan. 15 2017

WASHINGTON—Braced for protests by 99 groups and a new "global terrorist environment," security officials plan to protect the inauguration of...

Dr. King's shift from dreamer to 'radical' resonates for activists

Published Jan. 15 2017

PHILADELPHIA—For Abdul Aliy-Muhammad, the Martin Luther King Jr. he learned about as a child was a man of love, peace...

Trump unleashes Twitter attack against a civil rights legend

Published Jan. 15 2017

NEW YORK—Donald Trump tore into civil rights legend John Lewis on Saturday for questioning the legitimacy of the Republican billionaire's...

Airport shooting highlights nexus between mentally ill, officers

Published Jan. 15 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.—Just weeks before a gunman opened fire at Fort Lauderdale's airport, authorities said he walked into an FBI...

House Democrats press FBI on Russia, possible link to Trump

Published Jan. 15 2017

WASHINGTON—House Democrats still seething over FBI Director James Comey's handling of the election-year inquiry of Hillary Clinton confronted the law...

Supreme Court takes up suit over 2001 detention of Muslims

Published Jan. 15 2017

WASHINGTON—Ahmer Abbasi speaks softly as he describes the strip searches, the extra shoves, the curses that he endured in a...

A young ex-president, Obama poised for a busy retirement

Published Jan. 15 2017

WASHINGTON—For Barack Obama, there's a presidential library to build, hundreds of millions of dollars to raise, causes to champion and...

'Miracle on the Hudson' legacy: 70,000 slain birds

Published Jan. 15 2017

NEW YORK—Birds took the blame for bringing down the jetliner that "Sully" Sullenberger landed on the Hudson River eight years...

Treated sewage could be a tool against sea-level rise

Published Jan. 15 2017

SUFFOLK, Va.—As a tool against sea-level rise, the idea seems a little counterintuitive: Add water to the ground.

Obama's EPA moves to preserve gas mileage requirements

Published Jan. 15 2017

WASHINGTON—The Environmental Protection Agency moved Friday to cement strict fuel economy requirements that force the auto industry to make new...

SpaceX launches first rocket since explosion in Florida

Published Jan. 15 2017

LOS ANGELES—A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Saturday and placed a constellation of satellites in orbit,...

Top Trump aide in frequent contact with Russia's ambassador

Published Jan. 14 2017

President-elect Donald Trump's national security adviser and Russia's ambassador to the U.S. have been in frequent contact in recent weeks,...

Trump shrugs off contradictions from Cabinet picks

Published Jan. 13 2017

President-elect Donald Trump is shrugging off contradictions with his own Cabinet picks that have been on display during Senate hearings...

Havana hails end to special US immigration policy for Cubans

Published Jan. 13 2017

The Cuban government hailed President Barack Obama's decision ending automatic legal residency for any Cuban who touches U.S. soil, while...

Millennials are falling behind their boomer parents

Published Jan. 13 2017

Baby Boomers: your millennial children are worse off than you.