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Another shutdown looms as US Congress haggles over spending

US lawmakers were putting finishing touches on an enormous federal spending bill Tuesday, rushing to meet a looming deadline before government

Two hurt, shooter dead at Maryland high school: sheriff

A student armed with a handgun wounded two classmates at a Maryland high school on Tuesday, officials said, in an outburst

Abortion, free expression in conflict at top US court

“Clinics” across the United States feature “caregivers” in white blouses accompanied by ultrasound gear, but one thing pregnant women will not

Trump to champion death penalty for drug dealers

US President Donald Trump on Monday will unveil a controversial call for drug traffickers to face the death penalty as part

Trump’s pick to lead UN agency says has trust of Muslim states

Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the UN migration agency said Monday that he has convinced member states that he holds no

Facebook rocked by new data breach scandal

Facebook shares plunged Monday following revelations that a firm working for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign harvested data on 50 million users,

Trump staff in the firing line

President Donald Trump has hinted he may make yet more personnel changes after he summarily disposed of his secretary of state

Hunt for clues after Miami bridge collapse kills six

Investigators were combing the scene of a footbridge collapse in Miami on Friday to determine how a brand new structure could

‘#ENOUGH’: US students stage walkout against gun violence

From Washington to Los Angeles, students walked out of US classrooms Wednesday in the largest grassroots protest against gun

Trump boasts he made up trade claim in Trudeau meeting


Donald Trump boasted he made things up in a conversation with Canada’s prime minister, insisting the US ran a trade