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Trump praises ‘perfectly carried out’ missile strike, but lacks an overall strategy toward Syria

WASHINGTON — As President Donald Trump basks in widespread approval for the…

US officials call airstrikes on Syrian chemical-weapons facilities a success, report no casualties

WASHINGTON — U.S. and allied attacks on three suspected Syrian chemical and…

Russia urges calm as Trump keeps Syria attack options open

President Donald Trump said an attack on Syria could come “very soon,…

Ryan says most in his conference want him to hold onto gavel through November

WASHINGTON — Speaker Paul D. Ryan insists he’s not giving up his…

Trump could flip-flop on TPP after all

WASHINGTON — In what would be another dramatic reversal, President Donald Trump…

Older US emergency alert systems may not be secure, researchers find

WASHINGTON — The emergency alert systems that blare out warnings during natural…

Budget office projects growing deficits and massive debt during Trump administration

WASHINGTON — Propelled by the GOP tax-cut plan and increased government spending…

FBI agents raid office of Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen

NEW YORK — FBI agents raided the Manhattan office of President Donald…

FBI said to seek records on alleged Trump affairs in Cohen raid

WASHINGTON — The FBI was seeking documents related to Donald Trump’s purported…

Under fire from senators, Facebook’s Zuckerberg says he’d welcome the ‘right regulations’

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg faced criticism Tuesday from senators over the…

After police shootings, officers are rarely prosecuted but many fired

A police officer shoots and kills a black man who probably never…

Mattis authorizes up to 4,000 National Guard troops for US border with Mexico

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary James N. Mattis has signed an order to…

Sessions tries to fix slow-moving immigration courts but judges angrily resist

WASHINGTON — The nation’s 58 immigration courts long have been the ragged…

A nervous, frustrated Washington braces for a US-China trade war

WASHINGTON — Senators raged. Lobbyists called emergency meetings. Lawmakers watched stocks plunge.…

Diverting Pentagon dollars to build the wall would be illegal, Senate Democrats say

WASHINGTON — The Senate’s top Democrats overseeing the Pentagon said Monday that…

Supreme Court shields a police officer from being sued for shooting a woman in her front yard

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday shielded a police officer from…

Trump again declares DACA ‘dead,’ rips Mexico and Democrats

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday morning again declared “dead” the…

Trump says he’ll dump NAFTA if Mexico doesn’t stop drug flows

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump threatened to pull out of the North…

Embattled VA Secretary David Shulkin ousted in latest White House shake-up

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday fired David Shulkin, the embattled…

Baton Rouge cops involved in Alton Sterling death will not face state charges

Two Baton Rouge police officers will not be charged with the July…