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Trump overshadows young migrants' emotional trip to Mexico
MOLCAXAC, Mexico (AP) -- Tamara Alcala Dominguez sobbed, barely able to speak, as she buried her face in the sweater of the woman who cared for her when she was a toddler....

Trump courts business, labor in delicate balancing act
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's opening work day offered a look at his tricky balancing act between American businesses and the working-class voters who propelled his march to the White House....

Trump's bridge-building eclipsed by false voter fraud claim
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's efforts to build bridges and push through his agenda were overshadowed once again with his continued fixation on the election and more false claims....

Minnesota Gov. Dayton, 69, collapses during speech
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed while delivering his State of the State speech on Monday, striking his head on a lectern. The 69-year-old Democrat appeared to be conscious as he was helped into a back room several minutes later, and a top staffer said he walked out of the Capitol under his own power....

Trump's pick for health secretary faces new Senate hearing
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A second Senate committee is ready to interrogate President Donald Trump's pick for health secretary, a nominee who's backed by Republicans but under fire from Democrats for his support for tearing down President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and his past stock trades....

Analysis: Trump's trade plans to test his deal-making skills
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump said he was protecting jobs as he officially pulled out from the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal....

NATO, Pentagon chiefs discuss military budgets, terrorism
BRUSSELS (AP) -- NATO's chief and new U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis have discussed military spending and combating terrorism, the source of criticism of the alliance by President Donald Trump....

If Trump ends America's world leadership, who will step up?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's pursuit of an "America first" foreign policy is raising questions about who, if anyone, will fill the void if the U.S. relinquishes its traditional global leadership role. China and Russia are among the aspirants for greater economic and military influence, while an ambivalent Germany could emerge as the West's moral compass....

Emoluments, executive orders _ a Trump glossary
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's the first full work week for the Trump administration, and the talk is all about emoluments, executive orders, a border tax, TPP and much more....

Former congressman Mike Pompeo sworn in as CIA director
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Mike Pompeo was sworn in Monday night as director of the CIA at a crucial time for U.S. national security as intelligence - traditionally a nonpartisan issue - has been thrust into the political arena....

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