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  • White House shelves tentative plan for Mexican leader visit

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says tentative plans for President Donald Trump to host his Mexican counterpart in Washington have been put on hold. A White House official says Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (PAYN’-yuh nee-EH’-toh) agreed that now is not the right time for Pena Nieto’s first visit since Trump took […]
  • The Latest: No California Democratic Party nod in key race

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the California Democratic Party’s convention (all times local): 7 p.m. No candidate won the California Democratic Party’s endorsement in the race for one of its most coveted U.S. House seats. Five candidates fought Saturday night for the party’s nod to replace retiring Republican Rep. Darrell Issa in Orange […]
  • Ivanka Trump: Visit to Olympics ‘so incredibly inspiring’

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. president’s daughter and adviser says her visit to the Olympics is “so incredibly inspiring.” She’s expressing gratitude at the chance to watch competition and “be here with our allies in South Korea.” Ivanka Trump plans to attend the closing ceremony of the 2018 Pyongchang Games after two days […]
  • The Latest: Medalist watches bobsledding with Ivanka Trump

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:40 a.m. U.S. women’s bobsledder Lauren Gibbs is going home from Pyeongchang Olympics with a silver medal and a selfie with Ivanka Trump. Gibbs spent part of her Sunday morning watching the four-man bobsled competition with Trump, the daughter of U.S. […]
  • Text of declassified Dems memo about FBI’s Russia probe

    House Democrats on Saturday released a formerly classified memo regarding the early stages of the FBI’s investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia. After weeks of discussions with the Justice Department, Democrats on the House intelligence committee released the memo that counters GOP allegations that the FBI abused U.S. government surveillance powers in its investigation […]
  • Colleges: Student protesters shouldn’t worry about admission

    As some high school students face the threat of disciplinary action for participating in gun control demonstrations, dozens of colleges and universities are sending them a reassuring message: It won’t affect their chances of getting into their schools. Nearly 50 schools, from Ivy Leaguers to public institutions, have taken to social media over the past […]
  • Cramer’s stepson in critical condition at Bismarck hospital

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Congressman Kevin Cramer says his 35-year-old stepson is in critical condition at a Bismarck hospital. Cramer told The Associated Press Saturday that Isaac Cramer is suffering from “failing liver and kidneys” and was taken to Sanford Medical Center Friday night. Cramer says he and his wife, Kris, will disclose […]
  • Mayor, governor join NYC union rally ahead of key court case

    NEW YORK (AP) — Supporters of organized labor rallied Saturday in New York City ahead of arguments in a Supreme Court case that could make it hard for unions to operate. “This is the place, sisters and brothers, where we make a stand today,” said American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees president Lee […]
  • UN unanimously demands a 30-day cease-fire across Syria

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Saturday demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria “without delay” to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded. U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock welcomed the vote saying: “Words must now quickly become action – any cessation of hostilities must […]
  • Trump says arming teachers in schools ‘Up to States’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appeared Saturday to begin refining his proposals for combatting school violence, tweeting that arming teachers as a deterrent against such often deadly violence — an idea he championed in recent days — is “Up to States.” Trump heavily promoted the idea of putting “gun-adept” teachers and staff carrying concealed […]