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Senate confirms Mnuchin as treasury chief

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 16:56

Despite strong objections from Democrats, former banker Steven Mnuchin wins enough votes to become Treasury secretary.

Rare bipartisan vote: Shulkin confirmed for VA

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 15:57

The Senate votes 100-0 to approve David Shulkin as head of Veterans Affairs, where he has served as undersecretary for health.

Official: Trump still 'evaluating' Flynn's future

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 15:09

Questions linger about Michael Flynn's conversations with Russia's ambassador before the inauguration.

More than 680 arrested in immigration raids

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 13:30

Seventy-five percent of those arrested have been convicted of crimes, says Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly.

Syrian chemical weapons killed 9: Report

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 12:38

Government forces carried out at least eight chemical attacks during the final push for Aleppo, Human Rights Watch said.

Official spars with CNN over voter fraud claim

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 11:31

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, cited by a Trump aide on Sunday talk shows, was asked to provide evidence of N.H. improprieties.

Trump: U.S. to deal with N. Korea 'strongly'

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 11:30

The president vows to take on the threat posed by North Korea after the country's latest missile test.

Are immigration raids result of Trump policy?

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 11:08

Immigration officers say the raids are business as usual, but White House officials claim they're the result of a Trump order.

32 dead after bus crash in Taiwan

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 10:12

Local tourists were returning home from visiting seasonal cherry blossoms when the bus careened off a highway in the island's worst road accident in decades.

Trump security adviser's future in doubt

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 09:50

Michael Flynn is on the hot seat over disclosures he may have misled VP Pence about his discussions with Russia's ambassador.

Northeast could be blanketed with 2 feet of snow

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 09:22

Blizzard conditions, with 2 feet of snow possible in some areas, are creating havoc from upstate N.Y. to Maine.

Canada's Trudeau meets with Trump

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 09:21

The president and Canada's prime minister launched a joint effort to advance women in the workplace.

Bergdahl hearing focuses on Trump's criticism

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 08:51

Defense attorneys are arguing that Trump violated Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's due process rights to a fair trial.

Photos seem to show reaction to missile launch

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 08:33

Images from a Mar-a-Lago guest apparently catch President Trump and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe handling fallout from N. Korea's action.

Taliban suicide attack targeting police kills 13

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 08:15

The blast rips through a crowd of hundreds gathered for a protest in eastern Pakistan, wounding nearly 60 people.

Japan PM: Trump 'surprisingly' a good listener

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 07:32

Shinzo Abe says his main objective in meeting with the president was to show the world an unshakable Japan-U.S. alliance.

Better uses for Trump's border wall money?

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 07:22

Trump says a border wall would "save thousands of lives," but there's actually no data on the number of Americans killed by undocumented immigrants.

Judge hears Dakota Access pipeline arguments

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 07:09

Two Native American tribes have asked a federal judge to stop construction of the last stretch of the Dakota Access pipeline.

Baio swears off Nordstrom after Ivanka snub

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 06:53

The conservative actor vows to never return to the store after it pulls Ivanka Trump’s clothing line from its shelves.

RNC's Lincoln quote: He never said it

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 06:45

The Republican National Committee thought it was paying tribute to Abraham Lincoln on what would have been his 208th birthday.