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Congressman Steve Scalise Shot at Virginia Park

UPDATE:  President Donald Trump says the assailant in the congressional shooting has died from his injuries. Trump said Wednesday morning that the gunman who shot Rep. Steve Scalise, of Louisiana, had died. The assailant has been identified as James T.…

Trump Discusses Health Insurance in Wisconsin

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is again highlighting the stories of people whose healthcare premiums have skyrocketed as he tries to push a GOP replacement plan. Trump met with what the White House has been referring to as "victims"…

Sessions Denies 'False and Scurrilous Allegations'

WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denied on Tuesday that he had any undisclosed meeting with the Russian ambassador or conversions with Russian officials about the U.S. elections. He vowed…

Great Lakes Levels Expected to be Highest in Decades

DETROIT (AP) - A wet spring season has experts predicting that summer water levels for the Great Lakes could be higher than normal and above last year's mark through early fall. The Great Lakes Hydraulics and Hydrology Office at the…

FDA to Delay Rule Requiring New Nutrition Facts Panel

NEW YORK (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration says it intends to delay a rule that would require food companies to label their products with a revised nutrition panel. The new panel, which had the support of former first…

Trump to Tout Apprenticeships as a Way to Fill Jobs Gap

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump will be touring a technical school in Wisconsin Tuesday as part of his push to boost jobs by increasing apprenticeships. Trump says the learn-and-earn arrangements are going to be "a big, big factor" in…

Iowa May be First State with No Health Insurers on Exchange

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa could be the first state in the nation with no health insurance companies willing to offer policies on its Affordable Care Act exchange next year unless President Donald Trump's administration approves a stopgap proposal,…

Another US Appeals Court Keeps Trump's Travel Ban Blocked

SEATTLE (AP) - Another federal appeals court has upheld a decision blocking President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. The ruling Monday from a unanimous three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals deals the administration another legal defeat…

Trump to Nominate Christopher Wray to be FBI Director

WASHINGTON (FOX NEWS) - President Trump on Wednesday said he intends to nominate former assistant attorney general Christopher Wray to be the next FBI director. Wray, currently a litigation partner at King & Spalding, would replace Acting FBI Director Andrew…

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