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  • Nation and World

    AP INVESTIGATION: Ex-congregants reveal years of ungodly abuse in Spindale, NC church — VIDEO FROM VICTIMS

    "I saw so many people beaten over the years. Little kids punched in the face, called Satanists," said Katherine Fetachu, 27, who spent nearly 17 years in the church.

  • Nation and World

    White House says chief of staff not wrong to talk to FBI

    "I don't know what else we were supposed to do," Spicer said.

  • Nation and World

    GOP congressman: Special prosecutor needed for Russia probe

    Issa said: "You're right that you cannot have somebody — a friend of mine, Jeff Sessions — who was on the campaign and who is an appointee. You're going to need to use the special prosecutor's statute and office."

  • Nation and World

    Officials: Trump isn’t cutting Medicare, Social Security

    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Fox News Channel's "Sunday Morning Futures" that "we are not touching those now." He says people should not "expect to see that as part" of the administration's first budget.

  • Nation and World

    Pre-existing conditions complicate health care replacement

    "It's definitely a hand-off to the states," said economist Douglas Holtz-Eakin, who has reviewed the GOP plans and a recent briefing document for members of Congress. "It's a commitment for money. It doesn't say how much."

  • Nation and World

    Trump says he won’t attend correspondents dinner this spring

    In a tweet Saturday, Trump wrote: "I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!" He gave no reason for not attending.

  • Nation and World

    Transgender boy wins controversial girls state title

    "I wouldn't be here today if it weren't for my teammates," he said. "That's honestly what the spotlight should have been on is my teammates. The hard work that I put in in the practice room with them, beside me — we trained hard every, single day. Every, single day and that's where the spotlight should have been on. Not me. All of these guys. Because I would not be here without them."

  • Nation and World

    Muhammad Ali’s son asked, ‘Are you Muslim?’ by border agents

    "From the way they were treated, from what was said to them, they can come up with no other rational explanation except they fell into a profiling program run by customs, which is designed to obtain information from anyone who says they're a Muslim," Mancini said in a phone interview. "It's quite clear that what triggered his detention was his Arabic name and his religion."

  • Nation and World

    Neighbor: Bar attack suspect a ‘drunken mess,’ not political

    "This is someone who's gone downhill very quickly," Berthelsen told The Associated Press by phone Saturday. "He was a drunken mess."

  • Nation and World

    Swedes puzzle over Fox News’ Swedish ‘security advisor’

    "He is in not in any way a known quantity in Sweden and has never been part of the Swedish debate," Swedish Defence University leadership professor Robert Egnell said by email to The Associated Press on Saturday. He and Bildt — also known then as Nils Tolling — were in a master's degree program in war studies together at King's College London in 2002-2003, and Bildt moved to Japan soon after, he said.

  • Nation and World

    Congress returns, with health care, Supreme Court on agenda

    "What I have said is repeal and replace and more recently I have defined that as repairing the ACA moving forward," Rep. Leonard Lance, R-N.J., insisted to an overflow crowd in his politically divided district this past week. "I think we have a responsibility in Washington to try to make the system better."


  • Business

    Officials in legal pot state vow to fight federal crackdown

    "We will resist any efforts to thwart the will of the voters in Washington," Ferguson said Thursday.

  • Business

    US new-home sales rise in sign of housing market health

    New home sales rose 3.7 percent to a seasonally-adjusted 555,000, the Commerce Department said Friday. That is 5.5 percent higher than a year ago.

  • Business

    J.C. Penney to shut 130-plus stores, offer early retirements

    Penney said Friday that it will close 130 to 140 stores as well as two distribution centers over the next several months as it tries to improve profitability. The company said that it would also initiate a voluntary early retirement program for about 6,000 eligible employees.

  • Business

    Global stocks fall amid Trump trade policy concerns

    KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 slumped 1.4 percent to 4,822, while Germany's DAX fell 1.5 percent to 11,770. Britain FTSE100 shed 0.7 percent to 7,218. U.S. shares were set to drift lower as well, with Dow and S&P 500 futures both down 0.4 percent.

  • Business

    Doubts grow over stock market’s Trump-inspired surge

    "When we had the election, there was initially shock," said Darrell Riley, a vice president at T. Rowe Price who helps set the strategy for how $240 billion in target-date retirement and other mutual funds are invested. "Investors were really shocked, and then we went into this period of euphoria, and now we're in a state of confusion."


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  • Opinion

    PERRY: Arming Colorado teachers in schools fails the reality test

    Movies are so good, so real and so compelling that they do things like persuade a whole lot of Colorado folks that sending teachers to school with guns to fend off bad guys is a good idea. It’s not

  • Opinion

    FLOWERS: Celebrate your freedom to oppose President Trump

    There was "Javier" from Guatemala, whose family had been attacked by rebels during the Civil War in the mid-80s because they refused to provide assistance, and then were persecuted by the government when, ironically, they wrongly thought his family had provided that guerrilla aid

  • Opinion

    PERRY: Congressman Coffman’s virtual Obamacare meetings are really needless political hide and seek

    We’ve all been sucking it up as we’ve suffered through the very real abuse inflicted by Republican health care legislation, Democratic health care legislation and entities that have wagged both those dogs for decades. Coffman and other congressmen can suck it up and show up at town meetings to get an earful, first-hand about how serious the health-care issue is, and how wrong they might be about how to change it

  • Opinion

    GOLDEN: Immigration reform a moral imperative for many, an economic necessity for all

    For decades we have failed to overhaul an immigration system that has not evolved with a changing global economy. America’s needs have shifted and we need immigration laws that match the economic realities of 2016

  • Opinion

    POLMAN: Will the men in the white coats drag Trump away?

    Sen. Lindsey Graham had the most substantive rebuke. "I would urge the president to knock this off ... To continue to insist that the 2016 election was conducted in a fashion that millions of people voted illegally undermines faith in our democracy," Graham said. "People are going to start doubting you as a person."



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