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Schumer: Measures needed to reduce toddler drownings in USDrownings involving toddlers in the U.S. has increased in recent years
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
Pentagon objects to GOP rider blocking protection of birdsThe Pentagon is objecting to a Republican rider in a defense policy bill that would bar the Fish and Wildlife Service from protecting two chicken-like birds in the West and Southwest under the Endangered Species Act
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
President Donald Trump waves to members of the media as he walks towards the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, after returning from Andrews Air Force Base, and paying respects to the family of fallen U.S. Secret Service special agent Nole Edward Remagen who suffered a stroke while on duty in Scotland. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Is there a backdoor to getting at Donald Trump's tax return?Is there a backdoor to getting at President Donald Trump's tax returns? At least one Democratic activist says, "Yes," and it's through a New York state investigation into Trump's charity.
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. The president and the first lady are returning from Andrews Air Force Base after paying their respects to the family of fallen U.S. Secret Service special agent Nole Edward Remagen who suffered a stroke while on duty in Scotland. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
The Latest: Trump says he told Putin to end election hackingPresident Donald Trump says in an interview with CBS News that he told Russian President Vladimir Putin that the United States won't tolerate election interference in the future
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
President Donald Trump waves to members of the media as he walks towards the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, after returning from Andrews Air Force Base, and paying respects to the family of fallen U.S. Secret Service special agent Nole Edward Remagen who suffered a stroke while on duty in Scotland. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
State Department: Russian claims against Americans 'absurd'The State Department is throwing cold water on an offer from Russian President Vladimir Putin to allow the U.S. access to Russians accused of election meddling in return for interviews of Americans
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
Trump says in interview he told Putin that US won't tolerate election interference: 'I let him know we can't have this'Trump says in interview he told Putin that US won't tolerate election interference: 'I let him know we can't have this'
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
Judge: No additional prison time for terror-related chargesA federal judge has ruled that a native of Uzbekistan convicted of providing support to a terrorist group will not serve additional time in prison
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Trump to promote job training at White House eventPresident Donald Trump is asking U.S. companies and trade associations to sign onto a pledge to give students and workers more job training and skills development opportunities in the face of increasing automation
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Trump makes endorsement in runoff for Georgia governorPresident Donald Trump endorses Secretary of State Brian Kemp over Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle for Georgia governor
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, center, walks to the office of Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., for a meeting Tuesday, July 17, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Democrats fault Kavanaugh comment on independent counsel lawDemocrats opposing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's nomination are seizing on remarks he made in 2016 saying he would like to put the "final nail" in a Supreme Court precedent upholding an independent counsel law as constitutional
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A nonbinding immigration bill becomes campaign battlefieldRepublicans and Democrats are competing to make immigration an election-year issue on their own terms, and the GOP has pushed symbolic legislation through the House. It extols a federal law enforcement agency that some liberals have proposed abolishing.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Court blocks measure asking voters to split California in 3The California Supreme Court says a measure that would divide California into three parts won't appear on the November ballot
The Associated Press2 minutes ago
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