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Virginia school board: Court should delay transgender case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Virginia school board that wants to keep a transgender teen from using the boys' restroom at his high school is calling on the Supreme Court to delay consideration of the case to allow the Trump administration to weigh in....

Trump salutes widow of slain SEAL in emotional moment
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The widow of a U.S. Navy SEAL killed in Yemen stood in the balcony of the House chamber, tears streaming down her face as she looked upward and appeared to whisper to her husband....

Senate confirms Montana Rep. Zinke as Interior secretary
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke won Senate confirmation Wednesday as President Donald Trump's Interior secretary, giving him responsibility for overseeing the nation's 400 million acres of public land, mostly in the West....

The Latest: Trump meets with Republican leaders of Congress
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):...

Will he or won't he? Trump's mixed method on immigration
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump surprised congressional leaders when he suddenly suggested he was open to broad immigration reform. But while there is appetite on Capitol Hill for legislation, there is also skepticism, and the president's hard-line rhetoric over the past two years could make a compromise bill much harder....

Lawmaker says Trump infrastructure plan not all gov't money
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's $1 trillion infrastructure plan will likely include private projects like pipelines that don't involve federal money but have been hindered by a lack of government permits or regulations, according to a key Republican lawmaker....

Trump speech leaves GOP encouraged, but still divided
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's first speech to Congress left Republicans encouraged and enthusiastic Wednesday, yet still confronting thorny divisions on health care, taxes and more....

US general: Russia inadvertently struck US-backed Syrians
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Russian airstrike in northern Syria hit U.S.-backed Syrian Arab forces who are part of the fight against the Islamic State group, a senior U.S. general said Wednesday....

GOP: Trump budget plan cuts both too deeply and not enough
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Several congressional Republicans are panning the emerging outlines of President Donald Trump's first budget, complaining that he's cutting too much from already lean department accounts while leaving untouched the massive benefit programs blamed for the nation's deficits....

Trump's office on immigrant crime is dramatic overhaul
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is spotlighting violence committed by immigrants, announcing the creation of a national office that can assist American victims of such crimes. He said during his address Tuesday night that the Homeland Security Department's Victims Of Immigration Crime Engagement office will provide a voice for people ignored by the media and "silenced by special interests."...

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US general: Russia inadvertently struck US-backed Syrians

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