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Senate confirms new director of National Security AgencySenate votes to confirm Paul Nakasone to lead National Security Agency, US Cyber Command
The Associated Press11 minutes ago
FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, teachers at Tuscano Elementary School stage a "walk-in" for higher pay and school funding in Phoenix. Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to participate in a statewide job action this week in an unprecedented walkout to demand more funding for public education. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Q&A: How walkout by Arizona teachers is expected to play outTens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to walk off the job this week to demand more funding for public education
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
APNewsBreak: 2012 inspector general report suggested removing VA nominee Ronny Jackson and rival from White House rolesAPNewsBreak: 2012 inspector general report suggested removing VA nominee Ronny Jackson and rival from White House roles
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
APNewsBreak: Watchdog report: VA nominee, in power struggle with rival doctor, exhibited 'unprofessional behaviors'APNewsBreak: Watchdog report: VA nominee, in power struggle with rival doctor, exhibited 'unprofessional behaviors'
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
APNewsBreak: Candidate refunds illegal EMILY's List donationA Democratic candidate for Iowa Secretary of State is refunding a contribution from a national political group after learning it was mistakenly given and accepted in violation of Iowa law
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined from left by, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks with reporters following a closed-door strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. McConnell urged confirmation for President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Senate leaders try to get spending bills back on trackThe Senate's GOP and Democratic leaders can't agree on much, but they both say they want to avoid the annual take-it-or-leave-it vote on a foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus catchall spending bill
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
Senate votes to confirm Trump nominee for US appeals courtThe Senate has voted to confirm one of President Donald Trump's nominees to serve on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the EPA in Washington. New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices in Pruitt’s office was shoddy and wasn’t properly certified under U.S. government practices (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
EPA chief signs proposal limiting science used in decisionsEnvironmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has signed a proposed rule that would restrict the types of scientific studies regulators can use
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
Trump says Mnuchin will travel to China amid trade disputePresident Donald Trump says Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will soon travel to China for talks as the two global economic powers deal with trade tensions
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
New report: Blacks suspended, expelled more than white peersNew federal data show that black students are suspended from school, expelled and referred to law enforcement much more frequently than their white peers
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
The Latest: Iran says evidence of Yemen role was fabricatedIran's foreign minister says somebody "fabricated" evidence that the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations used to back up the U.S. claim that Iran is arming Houthi rebels in Yemen
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
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