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Senate Dems question legality of Trump work requirements

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:06:44 GMT2018-01-18T18:06:44Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration's new policy allowing state work requirements for Medicaid recipients is legally questionable, more than two dozen Democratic senators said Thursday, framing an argument likely to be aired in court....



Senate passes bill to renew foreign surveillance program

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:56:08 GMT2018-01-18T17:56:08Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A bill renewing a critical foreign intelligence collection program has cleared the Senate....



Fauci: NIH in a "scramble" to prepare for any gov't shutdown

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:51:29 GMT2018-01-18T17:51:29Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health says the institution is in a "scramble" to prepare for a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday....



Russia probes come up against claims of executive privilege

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:39:20 GMT2018-01-18T17:39:20Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege that is rankling members of Congress on both sides of the aisle as current and former advisers parade to Capitol Hill for questioning about possible connections with Russia....



Trump protecting medical providers who oppose abortion

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:38:19 GMT2018-01-18T17:38:19Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Moving to solidify its standing with social conservatives, the Trump administration is creating an office to protect the religious rights of medical providers, including those who oppose abortion....



The Latest: White House says Trump supports budget deal

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:21:06 GMT2018-01-18T17:21:06Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the debate over immigration and the budget (all times local):...



Even without El Nino last year, Earth keeps on warming

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:15:45 GMT2018-01-18T17:15:45Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Earth last year wasn't quite as hot as 2016's record-shattering mark, but it ranked second or third, depending on who was counting....



White House spokesman: Trump supports House effort to fund government, extend children's h...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:07:09 GMT2018-01-18T17:07:09Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- White House spokesman: Trump supports House effort to fund government, extend children's health insurance program....



AP FACT CHECK: Trump's torrent of warped truths

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:51:16 GMT2018-01-18T16:51:16Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- For all his errant swings at the facts, President Donald Trump sometimes gets it just right....



Long-term mortgage rates rise: 30-year hits 4.04 percent

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:02:25 GMT2018-01-18T16:02:25Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Interest rates on long-term home loans rose this week to the highest level in months....