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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate hearing opened Thursday without John McCain in the chairman's seat and members of the Armed Services panel unsure when he'd return. The Arizona Republican was admitted to a local military hospital where he is dealing with the side effects of treatment...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee for a federal court. The Senate voted 53-43 on Thursday to confirm James C. Ho to serve on the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Ho is the 12th circuit court judge to be...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will trumpet his administration's efforts to roll back federal regulations at the White House on Thursday. Trump signed an executive order days after taking office in which he directed agencies to identify two regulations to cut for every...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not leaving Congress anytime soon. The Wisconsin Republican was asked Thursday about rumors suggesting he might leave his job soon after the GOP passes a rewrite of the U.S. tax code. Asked by a reporter if he's quitting...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a fresh accusation of sexual misconduct in a Congress that has become increasingly less tolerant, a Nevada lawmaker is facing pressure from Democratic leadership to step aside. The Nevada Independent reported new allegations by a lobbyist who said...
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than one-third of employees at the Interior Department say they have been harassed or discriminated against in the past year, the department said Thursday. Results from the department's survey of its 70,000 employees, who answered anonymously, show that 8...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will trumpet his administration's efforts to roll back federal regulations at the White House on Thursday. Trump signed an executive order days after taking office in which he pledged to eliminate two federal regulations for every new one...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer says a federal rule change that's stopping donated Christmas trees from being sent to American troops overseas is straight out of the Grinch's playbook. The top Senate Democrat sent a letter to the U.S. postmaster on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions over China's island-building in the South China Sea may have eased in the past year, but Beijing has kept busy. New satellite imagery shows China has built infrastructure covering 72 acres (28 hectares) in the Spratly and Paracel islands during 2017 to...
The Latest on the NFL's 15th Sunday of the regular season (all times Eastern): 1:42 p.m. Just three NFL players...
The Latest on the NFL's 15th Sunday of the regular season (all times Eastern): 1:42 p.m. Just three NFL players...
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Kankakee High School will no longer have a valedictorian or salutatorian and is switching to...
GRANT COUNTY, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say an Illinois man is dead after he crashed an all-terrain vehicle in New...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois Library now has 14 million books. The state's flagship...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An American soldier killed in an ambush in Niger with three comrades but recovered days later...