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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is expressing more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Trump voices doubt about trophy hunting policyPresident Donald Trump is expressing more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported
The Associated Press8 minutes ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 file photo, former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore waits to speak at a news conference in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Many Christian conservatives are backing Alabama's Roy MooreStaunch supporters of Alabama Republican Roy Moore say they will back him for U.S. Senate despite controversy
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during an event to declare the opioid crisis a national public health emergency in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Trump declared opioid abuse a national public health emergency at the White House in October. Trump announced an advertising campaign to combat what he said is the worst drug crisis in the nation's history, but he did not direct any new federal funding toward the effort. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
White House: True cost of opioid epidemic tops $500 billionThe White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, slightly over half a trillion dollars.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this July 19, 2017, file photo, White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short talks to the media during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington. Short says President Donald Trump isn't campaigning for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore due to "discomfort" with allegations of sexual misconduct involving the former judge. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Official says Trump doesn't know who to believe about MooreA White House official says President Donald Trump doesn't know who to believe about sexual misconduct allegations involving Roy Moore, but another aide says the president sees allegations as credible
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authorityIt's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday _ the day nuclear bombs zero in on America _ but some worry about the potential for deadlocked decision-making in an actual nuclear crisis
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, file photo, Cadet Simone Askew, of Fairfax, Va., who has been selected first captain of the U.S. Military Academy Corps of Cadets for the upcoming academic year, answers questions during a news conference, in West Point, NY. Askew earned another prestigious honor Sunday, Nov. 19, when she was one of 32 Americans awarded Rhodes scholarships to study at Oxford University in England. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most everThe latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African-Americans, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honor before.
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, July 20, 2017, file photo, Budget Director Mick Mulvaney gestures as he speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington. Mulvaney and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sent mixed signals Sunday, Nov. 19, on the fate of a health care provision in the Senate version of a $1.5 trillion measure to overhaul business and personal income taxes that is expected to be voted on after Thanksgiving. "I don't think anybody doubts where the White House is on repealing and replacing Obamacare. We absolutely want to do it," Mulvaney said. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Mixed signals sent on fate of tax bill's health provisionTwo of President Donald Trump's top economic advisers are sending mixed signals on the fate of a health care provision in the Senate version of major tax-cut legislation.
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Trump: 'I Should Have Left Them in Jail!'President Trump is singing a different tune after helping three UCLA athletes who were arrested for shoplifting in China come home. “I should have left them in jail!” the president tweeted Sunday in response to an interview in which one of the players' fathers downplayed his role in helping the...
Newser5 hours ago
White House Torn Over ObamaCare Mandate RepealThe White House is sending mixed signals about the fate of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate as it tries to corral enough votes in the Senate to pass tax reform. After President Trump said he would like to see repeal of the mandate as part of the tax law,...
Newser7 hours ago
This aerial photo shows spills from TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, that leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil onto agricultural land in northeastern South Dakota, near Amherst, S.D., the company and state regulators said Thursday, but state officials don't believe the leak polluted any surface water bodies or drinking water systems. Crews shut down the pipeline Thursday morning and activated emergency response procedures after a drop in pressure was detected resulting from the leak south of a pump station in Marshall County, TransCanada said in a statement. The cause was being investigated. (DroneBase via AP)
Nebraska to announce decision on Keystone XL pipelineNebraska regulators will decide Monday whether to approve an in-state route for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline
The Associated Press7 hours ago
White House Adviser Suggests Trump Believes Moore AccusersPresident Trump has been uncharacteristically quiet on the issue of Roy Moore , not so much as sending out a single tweet about the embattled Alabama Senate candidate and the multiple allegations of sexual misconduct against him. But to hear one White House adviser tell it, actions in this case speak...
Newser9 hours ago
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, and his wife Louise Linton, left, react as Mnuchin holds up a sheet of new $1 bills, the first currency notes bearing his and U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza's signatures, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington. The Mnuchin-Carranza notes, which are a new series of 2017, 50-subject $1 notes, will be sent to the Federal Reserve to issue into circulation. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Treasury chief a Bond villain? Mnuchin OK with comparisonThe treasury secretary says he had no idea that a photo of him and his wife posing with a sheet of newly printed money would go viral, and Steven Mnuchin says he's not bothered that some commentators suggested the pair looked like James Bond villains.
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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