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Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 09:40 AM CDT

Family of US Man Killed in London Attack Thanks Well-Wishers

Family of US Man Killed in London Attack Thanks Well-Wishers

The family of an American slain in last week's attack in London expressed gratitude Monday for the kindness of strangers as they insisted some good would come from the tragedy. Kurt W. Cochran from Utah was on...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 07:09 AM CDT

Agency Follows a Uniquely American Way of Funding Arts

Agency Follows a Uniquely American Way of Funding Arts<br />

When the National Endowment for the Arts was established in 1965, organizers had different models to choose from. They could have looked to the French Ministry of Culture, a cabinet-level institution committed...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 06:00 AM CDT

Bitter GOP Finger-Pointing Clouds Path for Trump Agenda

Bitter GOP Finger-Pointing Clouds Path for Trump Agenda

Congressional Republicans on Monday pointed fingers and assigned blame after their epic failure on health care and a weekend digesting the outcome. The divisions, coming on top of House Republicans' inability...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 06:06 AM CDT

'Bathroom Bill' to Cost North Carolina $3.76B: AP Analysis

'Bathroom Bill' to Cost North Carolina $3.76B: AP Analysis

Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina's "bathroom bill" isn't hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 03:53 AM CDT

Ivanka Trump to Attend Women's Economic Summit in Berlin

Ivanka Trump to Attend Women's Economic Summit in Berlin

Ivanka Trump is planning a trip to Germany to attend a summit on the economic empowerment of women, a senior administration official says. The first daughter was invited by German Chancellor Angela Merkel...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 05:59 AM CDT

US Economy to Grow Slower Than Trump Pledged: Survey

US Economy to Grow Slower Than Trump Pledged: Survey

U.S. economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, yet remain modest, even if President Trump's promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending are implemented, a survey found. The economy will...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 09:30 AM CDT

Trump's Son-in-Law to Lead New Office for Federal Overhaul

Trump's Son-in-Law to Lead New Office for Federal Overhaul

President Donald Trump plans to debut a new office Monday to streamline and overhaul the federal government, and he intends to name his son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner as its head, the White House...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 at 12:51 PM CDT

Trump's Border-Wall Proposal Faces Many Obstacles

Trump's Border-Wall Proposal Faces Many Obstacles

President Donald Trump has now laid out exactly what he wants in the "big, beautiful wall" that he's promised to build on the U.S.-Mexico border. But his effort to build a huge hurdle to those entering the U.S....

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 at 10:54 AM CDT

DC's 'A Lot More Broken' Than Trump Thought: Mulvaney

DC's 'A Lot More Broken' Than Trump Thought: Mulvaney

The unpopular health care proposal supported by President Trump and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan could not get enough Republican votes to pass through the House this week, but Mick Mulvaney, the director of...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 at 02:14 PM CDT

Blaming Conservatives, Trump Signals New Openness to Dems

Blaming Conservatives, Trump Signals New Openness to Dems

President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, as aides signaled a greater willingness to work...

 
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