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Correction: Dinos on Move story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story March 22 about dinosaur evolution, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the college of one expert. It is Macalester College, not Macalaster. A corrected version of the story is below: New idea shakes up dinosaur family tree for T. Rex and pals A new study...


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The Latest: White House tells House GOP, 'Let's vote'

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the upcoming health care vote in the House (all times local): 7:50 p.m. President Donald Trump wants the House to vote on the health care bill, and Republicans say a vote will occur Friday. White House officials had a simple message to a divided House Republican...


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Correction: Trump Ethics-Flynn story

WASHINGTON (AP) — Due to an editing error, The Associated Press erroneously attributed a statement in a March 22 story about former national security adviser Michael Flynn not signing an ethics pledge. It was the White House, not Flynn’s lawyer, who said Flynn told Donald Trump’s transition team...


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Analysis: Trump the dealmaker struggles to seal the deal

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, the author of the best-selling book, “The Art of the Deal,” is about to see his deal-making abilities ratified in a legislative showdown on the House floor — or dramatically rebuffed. Trump, in a message relayed by White House officials, demanded that House...


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White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave “Obamacare” in place and move on to other issues if Friday’s vote fails. The risky move, part gamble and part threat, was presented to GOP...


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Trump's pattern: Make claim first, then wait for facts

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WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Donald Trump, facts often follow fiction. Since the early days of his campaign, the president has developed a pattern: Make an outrageous claim. Dig in as the criticism rolls. And wait until, eventually, something emerges that can be spun as vindication of the...


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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's truths can come from wisps of info

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sitting atop that vast apparatus of institutional knowledge, hard-won intelligence and data known as the U.S. government, President Donald Trump forms some of his most contentious opinions from other sources entirely. It could be a pundit’s half-remembered comment on TV, a single...


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Popular Guarantee For Young Adults’ Coverage May Be Health Law’s Achilles’ Heel

The Affordable Care Act struck a popular chord by allowing adult children to obtain health coverage through a parent’s plan until their 26th birthday. Now, seeking broad support for their efforts to repeal and replace the ACA, House Republicans have kept that guarantee intact. But it’s not clear...


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Trump's building binge might hit speed bump in Ryan's tax plan

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. President Donald Trump’s call for tapping the private sector to help finance $1 trillion in infrastructure improvements faces a little-noticed challenge from his own party -- a House Republican proposal to eliminate the tax break for corporate borrowing. The GOP measure would...


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Farmers and Meat Processors Clash Over Frozen Federal Regulation


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