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Economy Feb 05Trump expected to tap critic of the World Bank to lead it
Malpass would succeed Jim Yong Kim, who announced in January that he is stepping down three years before his term was set to expire.
Politics Feb 05Trump’s State of the Union guests include freed drug offender, bullied student
Guests invited to the State of the Union typically put a face on policies the president will promote in the nationally televised address.
Economy Jan 31WATCH: Trump casts doubt on hopes for a China trade deal
Asked whether the U.S. and China can reach an agreement before a March 1 deadline, Trump said: "I don't know."…
Politics Jan 14Day 24: Trump dismisses Graham proposal to reopen the government
President Donald Trump kept his hard line Monday on the partial government shutdown, now in a fourth week, over his insistence on billions of dollars for a long, impregnable wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Nation Jan 13Day 23: Graham says Trump isn’t giving in on southern border wall
Sen. Lindsey Graham says he encouraged Trump Sunday to reopen the government for a period of weeks to try to negotiate a deal with Democrats. But the South Carolina Republican said Trump wants a deal first.
Politics Dec 27White House and congressional Democrats see no deal on shutdown
Chances look slim for ending the partial government shutdown any time soon.
World Dec 26Visiting troops in Iraq, Trump defends Syria withdrawal
The U.S. presence in Syria was not meant to be "open-ended," the president said, adding that other wealthy nations should pay for rebuilding the country.
Politics Dec 26After the holidays, partial government shutdown to gain impact
Wednesday brings the first full business day after several government departments and agencies closed up over the weekend due to a budgetary stalemate between President Donald Trump and Congress. And there is no end in sight.
Politics Dec 25Trump sends holiday greetings to U.S. troops
"I know it's a great sacrifice for you to be away from your families, but I want you to know that every American family is eternally grateful to you, and we're holding you close in our hearts, thoughts and prayers,"…
Politics Dec 25Trump: Government won’t reopen ‘until we have a wall’
The president's comments seemingly dashed hope for a Christmas miracle that would soon allow several departments to reopen and employees to return to work.