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Trump will try to take his border wall case to the people

With no breakthrough in sight, President Donald Trump will argue his case to the nation Tuesday night that a “crisis” at the U.S.-Mexico border...

House votes to reopen government; Trump says ‘no’

On their first day in the majority, House Democrats have passed a plan to re-open the government without funding President Donald Trump’s promised border...

As death nears, McCain discontinues treatment

Arizona Sen. John McCain has discontinued medical treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer, says his family. It’s a likely indication that the war...

House wants to reopen Nevada nuclear waste dump

The House is moving to approve an election-year bill to revive the mothballed nuclear waste dump at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain despite opposition from home-state...

House looks to expand gun owner rights

A key House committee on Wednesday approved a Republican bill to expand gun owners’ rights — the first gun legislation since mass shootings in...

GOP stays quiet as Dems talk gun safety

Democrats are renewing calls for gun safety legislation after the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, but their pleas are falling on deaf ears...

Trump’s attack on national monuments

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, with changes...

Zinke’s public lands stance probed

Republican Rep. Ryan Zinke says he would never sell, give away or transfer public lands, a crucial stance in his home state of Montana...

Coal miner benefits dog government shutdown debate

Hours to a government shutdown, coal-state Senate Democrats blocked swift action on a stopgap spending bill over benefits for retired miners and pressed President-elect...

Trump’s many conflicts of interest

President-elect Donald Trump holds stock in the company building the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and pipeline opponents warn that Trump's investments could affect...