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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday ended federal protections for transgender students that instructed schools to allow them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities. Stepping into an emotional national debate, the administration...
WASHINGTON (AP) — While serving as Oklahoma's attorney general, new Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt coordinated closely with fossil-fuel companies and special interest groups working to undermine federal efforts to curb planet-warming carbon emissions, newly...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the past eight years, thousands of conservative activists have descended on Washington each spring with dreams of putting a Republican in the White House. This year, they're learning reality can be complicated. With Donald Trump's presidential victory, the...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department joined Texas' attorney general Wednesday in asking a federal court to delay a hearing on the state's voter ID law, the latest signal that the federal government might drop its opposition to the law now that Donald Trump is...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A spokeswoman for Sen. John McCain says he traveled to northern Syria last week to discuss with the U.S. forces stationed there plans for defeating the Islamic State extremist group and pushing the militants out of their self-declared caliphate in Raqqa. McCain...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would undo his signature income tax cut and his allies prevented the Legislature from overriding him, setting up future confrontations over balancing the state budget. Less than two hours after...
UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is visiting a suburban St. Louis Jewish cemetery where more than 150 headstones were damaged earlier in the week. He says there is "no place in America for hatred or acts of prejudice or violence or anti-Semitism." Pence says...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is speaking up for obstructionism. Addressing a chamber of commerce meeting in his home state of Kentucky, the Republican said Wednesday that obstruction can be OK — as long as it has a purpose. That's different from...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Tuesday that cuts to military child care programs at two Army bases may have been unnecessary. The bases said they were suspending the services because of the federal hiring freeze President Donald Trump announced Jan. 23. But a Defense...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday ended federal protections for transgender students that...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California law that restricts a popular Hollywood website from posting actors' ages raises...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina lawmakers filed a bipartisan bill Wednesday aimed at breaking an impasse over...
TOKYO (AP) — Carlos Ghosn, who leads Nissan and Renault, has tapped Hiroto Saikawa, a veteran Japanese executive...
DALLAS (AP) — The CEO of discount carrier Spirit Airlines says he isn't worried about competing against new,...
CHICAGO (AP) — A sexual abuse victim of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is making another argument for...