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  • Anthony Scaramucci, incoming White House communications director, speaks to the media during the daily press briefing at the White House, Friday, July 21, 2017, in Washington. White House press secretary Sean Spicer has resigned. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    New White House communications director was heard bashing Trump

    New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci was on Fox Business Network less than two years ago calling Donald Trump a "hack politician."
  • FILE - In this June 5, 2017, file photo, Arizona state Democratic Rep. Reginald Bolding Jr., left, calls on Gov. Doug Ducey to remove six confederate monuments in Arizona during a news conference by the NAACP and Black Lives Matter in Phoenix, Ariz. Bolden successfully pushed for changes in the state's driving rules that inform gun-carrying motorists how they should handle themselves if they get pulled over by police officers. (AP Photo/Angie Wang, File)

    Arizona tells armed drivers how to avoid deadly police stops

    PHOENIX (AP) — Gun-friendly Arizona is trying to avoid deadly encounters between police and people behind the wheel by teaching armed drivers how they should handle themselves when they are pulled over. Arizona, which allows residents to carry weapons without permits, recently changed its rule book for the road in a bid to avoid confrontations […]
  • FILE - In this April 5, 2006 file photo, actor John Heard, who stars as Alex,  rehearses for Steppenwolf Theatre's production of Don DeLillo's play, "Love-Lies-Bleeding," in Chicago. Heard, best known for playing the father in the "Home Alone" movie series, has died. He was 72.  His death was confirmed by the Santa Clara Medical Examiner's office in California on Saturday, July 22, 2017.   (AP Photo/Brian Kersey, File)

    Actor John Heard, of ‘Home Alone’ movies, dies at 71

    NEW YORK (AP) — Actor John Heard, whose many roles included the father in the “Home Alone” series and a corrupt detective in “The Sopranos,” has died. He was 71. Heard was found dead Friday in a hotel in Palo Alto, California, the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner’s office said Saturday. An investigation which includes […]
  • President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One, Saturday, July 22, 2017, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Naval Air Station Norfolk, in Norfolk, Va., to attend the commissioning ceremony of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Trump asserts all agree he has ‘complete power’ to pardon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has “complete power” to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year’s presidential election. It was one of many topics that appeared to occupy the president’s mind as the day broke. On a day when most people are ready […]
  • FILE - In this March 1, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump, flanked by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., left, and House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., speaks during a meeting with House and Senate leadership, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Repeal and replace “Obamacare.” Just repeal. Or let it fail _ maybe with a little nudge. President Donald Trump has sent a flurry of mixed messages, raising questions about the White House strategy on health care.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

    Mixed signals from Trump White House on health care strategy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Repeal and replace “Obamacare.” Just repeal. Or let it fail — maybe with a little nudge. President Donald Trump has sent a flurry of mixed messages, raising questions about the White House strategy on health care. Democrats say Trump’s confusing signals are part of a strategy to destabilize the Affordable Care Act, […]
  • The Capitol Hill office of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is seen in Washington, Thursday, July 20, 2017, after news that he has been diagnosed with brain cancer. A member of Congress for more than three decades, McCain was the 2008 Republican presidential nominee and a Vietnam prisoner of war. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Congressional tradition allows McCain time to battle cancer

    Sen. John McCain's treatment for brain cancer could keep him out of Washington for weeks, perhaps months, and yet it's unlikely anyone will challenge his extended leave.
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    Main Street Minute: Dickey’s Barbecue opens site in west Phoenix suburb

    Popular barbecue chain Dickey's is spending the weekend celebrating its grand opening in Goodyear with giveaways.
  • White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks to members of the media in the Brady Briefing room of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigns

    White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigned Friday after President Donald Trump hired a New York financier to serve as communications director.
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    Woman steals taxi, picks up paying passengers

    Police say a woman stole a taxi in Philadelphia and picked up a fare.
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    US to ban Americans from traveling to North Korea

    The Trump administration will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea, U.S. officials said Friday.