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Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 at 03:14 AM EDT

Trump Says He's Avoided NYC Because It's Expensive for US

Trump Says He's Avoided NYC Because It's Expensive for US

President Donald Trump says he hasn't returned to his New York City home because "going back is very expensive for the country." Trump tells Fox News in an interview Friday that he feels "guilty" when he...

2 hours ago

In Trump's Absence, 'Nerd Prom' Challenged by Bee's Bash

In Trump's Absence, 'Nerd Prom' Challenged by Bee's Bash

Washington's once-glitzy "nerd prom" was briefly upstaged Saturday as comedians and Hollywood stars gathered for jokes and jests about President Donald Trump for a tongue-in-cheek event to counter the annual...

5 hours ago

Trump Versus the World: An Overview

Trump Versus the World: An Overview

Since taking office in January, President Donald Trump's administration has been associated with one foreign country in particular, Russia. U.S. intelligence officials say President Vladimir Putin ordered a...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 05:05 PM EDT

Syrian Who Sued Trump Brings Family to US

Syrian Who Sued Trump Brings Family to US

An attorney for a Syrian man living in Wisconsin who sued over President Donald Trump's travel ban says the man has been reunited with his wife and young daughter after three years. Attorney Vincent Levy...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 04:15 PM EDT

President Trump Revives 'Pocahontas' Nickname for Warren

President Trump Revives 'Pocahontas' Nickname for Warren

Reviving a derogatory nickname he used throughout his presidential campaign, President Donald Trump referred to U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren as "Pocahontas" during a speech before the National Rifle Association on...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 08:38 PM EDT

Facebook Gearing Up to Fight Political Propaganda

Facebook Gearing Up to Fight Political Propaganda

Facebook is acknowledging that governments or other malicious non-state actors are using its social network to influence political sentiment in ways that could affect national elections. It's a long way from...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 01:54 PM EDT

Reports: US Troops Deploy Along Syria-Turkish Border

Reports: US Troops Deploy Along Syria-Turkish Border

U.S. armored vehicles are deploying in areas in northern Syria along the tense border with Turkey, a few days after a Turkish airstrike that killed 20 U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters, a Syrian war monitor and...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 01:39 PM EDT

Trump Names Anti-Abortion Leader to High Post at HHS

Trump Names Anti-Abortion Leader to High Post at HHS

The White House says President Donald Trump is appointing the former president of a leading anti-abortion organization to a senior position at the Department of Health and Human Services. Charmaine Yoest,...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 12:49 PM EDT

How Trump's Tweets Have Changed in 100 Days as @POTUS

How Trump's Tweets Have Changed in 100 Days as @POTUS

President Donald Trump is known for his quick-fire tweeting, a habit he believes helped him win the election. But as his term progressed, the number of likes and retweets each post received started to fall. As...

Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 at 05:53 AM EDT

Trump Tells NRA 'You Have a True Friend' in White House

Trump Tells NRA 'You Have a True Friend' in White House

President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for gun rights Friday, telling attendees of a National Rifle Association convention that "the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a...

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