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Fist pumps and accolades: Trump has, perhaps, best day ever

WASHINGTON (AP) — He took a fist-pumping victory lap over the end of the Mueller probe. Basked in gushy accolades from a foreign leader. Saw a former nemesis humiliated by the feds. ...

Trump, Israeli leader have mutually beneficial relationship

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was glowing as he stepped up to a podium in the backyard of his Jerusalem home to welcome U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to a holiday di...

'Whack job': Trump escalates feud with Conway's husband

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kellyanne Conway's spouse is a "husband from hell!" President Donald Trump declared Wednesday, escalating his awkward public fight with the husband of one of his closest advisers. A ...

Trump heats up feud with top aide Kellyanne Conway's husband

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barreling into an awkward public fight with the spouse of a top aide, President Donald Trump targeted Kellyanne Conway's husband on Twitter on Tuesday after the attorney repeatedly q...

Beyond veto: Trump seeks more work-arounds to avoid Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first congressional veto was more than a milestone: It signals a new era of ever more fraught relations between the two ends of Pennsylvania Avenue. ...

Senate votes against Trump border emergency

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stunning rebuke, a dozen defecting Republicans joined Senate Democrats to block the national emergency that President Donald Trump declared so he could build his border wall wit...

Trump budget previews campaign agenda of reruns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated by a divided Congress and rifts within his own party, President Donald Trump is giving little indication in his latest budget proposal of any new policy ambitions for the ...

First lady: Growing ease in official role, but not politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump came armed with surefire applause lines when she stepped up to address a largely female audience that had gathered to celebrate other women. The first...

Trump budget to include $100M for daughter Ivanka's project

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's 2020 budget proposal will include $100 million for a global women's fund spearheaded by his daughter Ivanka Trump. A White House official t...

Dems try to turn up heat on Acosta over sex abuse plea deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats are trying to increase pressure on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta over his handling of a secret plea deal with a wealthy financier accused of sexually abusi...

Project helps women in developing nations gain economically

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new White House effort aims at helping 50 million women in developing countries to get ahead economically. The Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiativ...

Ivanka Trump unveils White House global women initiative

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump is unveiling an effort aimed at helping 50 million women in the developing world get ahead economically over the next six years. On Thursday, the White...

Trump calls for bipartisanship, a hard line on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Face to face with emboldened Democrats, President Donald Trump called on Washington to cast aside "revenge, resistance and retribution" and end "ridiculous partisan investigations" i...

Trump's State of the Union to strike a unifying tone

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump heads into his State of the Union address dogged by bruising midterm losses and sinking poll numbers, wounded by a blistering standoff with Democrats. But for ...

Trump's State of the Union to focus on 'choosing greatness'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is ready to deliver his State of the Union speech following a roller-coaster will-it-or-won't-it-happen ride. His topic is to be "choosing greatness." ...