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World Mar 01Otto Warmbier’s parents blame North Korea ‘evil regime’ for son’s death
Fred and Cindy Warmbier rebuked President Donald Trump, who said he takes Kim Jong Un "at his word" that he was unaware of alleged mistreatment of Otto Warmbier.
World Feb 19Trump orders creation of Space Force, but within Air Force
President Trump initially said he wanted a Space Force that was "separate but equal" to the other military services. The current proposal falls short of that goal and faces some skepticism among lawmakers.
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.