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  • Gorsuch sympathizes with workers, often sides with bosses

    The case tugs at the heartstrings: A popular Kansas State University professor battles breast cancer, then leukemia. The school won't extend her six-m ...
    NEW: Feb. 25, 2017 - 9:38 am
  • Kansas community tries to heal from shooting; bar to reopen

    OLATHE, Kan. – In the middle of a crowded bar, Adam Purinton yelled at two Indian men to "get out of my country," witnesses said, then opened fire in ...
    NEW: Feb. 25, 2017 - 9:36 am
  • White House bars major news outlets from gaggle

    News organizations including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal, on the record White Ho ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 2:30 pm
  • 'No anonymous sources,' President Trump scolds – after White House uses them

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump escalated his criticism of the news media Friday, taking direct aim this time at the use of anonymous sources. Rep ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 11:56 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump considers 20 million people 'very few'

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said Friday that his predecessor's health care law covers "very few people" as he minimized the impact of replacin ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 11:35 am
  • Officials in legal pot state vow to fight federal crackdown

    WASHINGTON – Officials in Washington state, where recreational marijuana is legal, vow to fight any federal crackdown on the nascent industry after Wh ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 8:12 am
  • Official: Trump chief of staff Reince Priebus asked FBI to dispute Russia reports

    WASHINGTON – White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump's campaign advise ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 8:10 am
  • Homeland Security chief: No use of military for deportations

    MEXICO CITY – Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that the U.S. won’t e ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • Former House speaker John Boehner predicts 'Obamacare' won't be repealed

    WASHINGTON – Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of "Obamacare" is "not going to happen."
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 1:03 pm
  • Claims for U.S. jobless benefits tick up, level still healthy

    WASHINGTON – More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but claims remained at a low level consistent with a healthy job market.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 9:15 am
  • End of transgender bathroom rule gets conservative praise

    WASHINGTON – Conservatives are praising the Trump administration's rollback of public school bathroom requirements for transgender students, saying th ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 8:28 am
  • Immigrants fearing deportation under Trump change daily routines

    In Orange County, California, dozens of immigrant parents have signed legal documents authorizing friends and relatives to pick up their children from ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:22 pm
  • Most oil pipeline opponents leave North Dakota protest camp

    CANNON BALL, N.D. – Most of the Dakota Access pipeline opponents abandoned their protest camp Wednesday ahead of a government deadline to get off the ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:22 pm
  • Trump administration to lift transgender bathroom guidance

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration is revoking U.S. transgender guidelines, stepping into an emotional national issue and stripping students of fed ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 4:29 pm
  • Republicans who won after rowdy town halls now avoiding them

    DENVER – Republicans who benefited from rowdy town halls six years ago and harnessed a wave of discontent with Democrats to win seats in Congress are ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 2:57 pm
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