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House Candidate Recovering After 2 More SurgeriesSouth Carolina State Rep. Katie Arrington is in critical but stable condition after two major surgeries following a car crash Friday night, authorities say—and the Republican's associates say it would take a lot more than that to halt her bid for US Congress. Her campaign says she isn't expected...
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John Warren during the gubernatorial debate Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Newberry Opera House in Newberry, S. C. (Andrew Whitaker/The Post And Courier via AP)
Hours before polls open, Trump to stump for S. Carolina govAs he fights for his political life, Gov. Henry McMaster could be getting a big boost on Monday as the two-week sprint to South Carolina's primary runoff comes to an end
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Trump: 'Whimpering' Fallon 'Seriously Messed Up My Hair'Jimmy Fallon took a lot of heat in September 2016 for a "softball" Tonight Show interview with then-candidate Donald Trump—and in an interview published Saturday, he told the Hollywood Reporter that he still feels bad about it now. "I made a mistake. I’m sorry if I made anyone mad....
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Tenaris U.S. president Luca Zanotti, right, talks with workers on the floor of the Tenaris seamless pipe mill Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Bay City, Texas. Tenaris, which imports steel from it's facilities around the world, is seeking an exemption from the steel tariff. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
In Texas, Trump's steel tariff stirs uncertainty and concernThe Art of the Steel: How steel pipe manufacturers and steelworkers in Texas are grappling with Trump's tariff on the metal
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018, file photo, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis steps away after speaking with the media at the Pentagon, in Washington. Speaking to reporters on his plane en route to a stop in Alaska, Sunday, June 24, Mattis laid out plans for a less contentious, more open dialogue with Chinese leaders as he travels to Asia, less than a month after he slammed Beijing at an international conference for its militarization of islands in the South China Sea. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Mattis focusing on strategic security issues in China talksMattis says he wants to focus on larger, more strategic security issues when he meets with Chinese officials this week
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FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court, in New York. According to a person familiar with the matter, on Monday, June 25, 2018, Daniels will meet with federal prosecutors in New York who are investigating President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, in preparation for a possible grand jury appearance. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
US prosecutors cancel Stormy Daniels meeting in Cohen probeStormy Daniels' lawyer says the porn actress' meeting with federal prosecutors in New York who are investigating President Donald Trump's longtime lawyer has been cancelled
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In this June 21, 2018, photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrives for a news conference at the Capitol in Washington. House Republicans say they will make another run at immigration legislation in the coming week, but the effort appears all but doomed after President Donald Trump said the bill was a waste of time with no chance of becoming law. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
GOP immigration push hampered by Trump, hard-right votersRepublican apprehension over President Donald Trump's next tweet and fear of riling conservative voters is undermining GOP leaders' push on immigration
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Gov. Henry McMaster speaks to the crowd in the William-Brice Kimbel Arena on the Coastal Carolina campus Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Conway, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
Trump lends support to McMaster in South Carolina runoffAnother test of Trump's endorsement power comes in South Carolina's gubernatorial runoff
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First lady Melania Trump speaks at the annual conference of SADD: Students Against Destructive Decisions, in Tysons, Va., Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
First lady: kindness and compassion are important in lifeMelania Trump tells a youth conference that kindness, compassion and positivity are important traits in life.
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A protester yells toward a Trump supporter after arriving to the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children, on Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Trump says people from Mexico 'invade' USPresident Donald Trump compares people entering the U.S. from Mexico to invaders and says they should be immediately sent back without appearing before a judge.
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Mexico's Anaya hopes to narrow gap in presidential raceWith just a week before Mexico's presidential election, young, conservative candidate Ricardo Anaya is banking on pragmatic vote-switchers to close a large gap between him and the populist front-runner
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