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Nation Mar 06Trump surveys tornado damage, marvels at ‘tremendous heart’
President Donald Trump has toured a neighborhood in Tennessee reduced to rubble by a tornado earlier this week and marveled at "the tremendous heart" he witnessed. He also offered a message for survivors and those who lost family members, saying:…
Health Mar 01Officials seek to calm public as new US virus cases reported
Vice President Mike Pence sought Sunday to reassure the American public that the federal government is working to make sure state and local authorities are able to test for coronavirus, as the number of U.S. cases grew following reports of…
Health Feb 27Pence tries to project calm as U.S. virus response coordinator
Pence convened his first meeting of the Coronavirus Task Force on Thursday, one day after President Donald Trump made him the government's point-person for the epidemic.
Nation Feb 26Trump defends handling of virus while Democrats seek $8.5 billion
The White House has considered naming a virus czar, and HHS Secretary Alex Azar himself was said to be supportive of naming a czar.
Nation Feb 26WATCH: Trump says U.S. is ‘very ready’ for novel coronavirus threat
President Donald Trump tweeted that representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and others would join him at the late-afternoon appearance. Watch live here.
Economy Feb 07WATCH: Trump announces effort to revitalize underserved U.S. cities
Trump says the campaign will be called "Opportunity Now."…
Nation Jan 31WATCH: White House holds summit on human trafficking
A candidate has yet to be identified for the new post on the Domestic Policy Council, according to a White House official.
Nation Jan 30Trump signs order creating position focused on combating human trafficking
Trump said his administration is "100 percent committed" to ending human trafficking.
Politics Jan 20Trump heads to Davos as Senate readies for impeachment trial
When President Donald Trump’s historic impeachment trial is called to order in the Senate this week, he'll be thousands of miles away at the Davos economic forum in the Swiss Alps.
Nation Jan 14Biden, Sanders spar over war in last debate before primaries
Progressive Sen. Bernie Sanders drew an immediate contrast with establishment favorite Joe Biden by noting that Sanders aggressively fought against a 2002 measure to authorize military action against Iraq.