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Revived by rally, Trump turns back to governing
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- One day after delighting in a massive campaign-style rally, President Donald Trump is turning back to the business of governing....

As Trump makes foreign moves, Tillerson avoids the spotlight
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When North Korea fired a ballistic missile into waters between South Korea and Japan, President Donald Trump moved quickly to show U.S. resolve. He appeared within hours alongside visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and said the U.S. "stands behind Japan, its great ally, 100 percent."...

Trump embraces legacy of Andrew Jackson
NEW YORK (AP) -- It was an ugly, highly personal presidential election....

AP FACT CHECK: The audacity of hype
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In the Washington week that wasn't, President Donald Trump's new administration whirred like a "fine-tuned machine," piling on big-league accomplishments at a pace never before seen....

A month of Trump: Tweets and turmoil for the 45th president
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One month after the inauguration, the stretch of Pennsylvania Avenue in front of Donald Trump's White House still is a hard-hat zone. Skeletal remains of the inaugural reviewing stands poke skyward. Random piles of plywood and cables are heaped on the ground inside crooked lines of metal fencing....

Europeans wonder if Trump will act on Pence's reassurances
MUNICH (AP) -- Vice President Mike Pence was the latest in a trio of high-ranking Trump emissaries to tell European allies in person that the United States will steadfastly support NATO and demand that Russia honor its commitments to end fighting in Ukraine....

Kelly: Trump is working on a "streamlined" travel ban
MUNICH (AP) -- President Donald Trump is working on a "streamlined" version of his executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim nations to iron out the difficulties that landed his first order in the courts, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Saturday....

AP source: Senators want materials saved for Russia probe
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate intelligence committee has sent formal requests to more than a dozen organizations, agencies and individuals, asking them to preserve all materials related to a probe the panel is conducting on Russian interference in the 2016 election and related issues, a congressional aide said Saturday....

US slams Russia's move to recognize Ukraine rebel documents
MOSCOW (AP) -- The United States says it is disturbed by Russia's decision to recognize passports and other documents issued by rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine....

A month of Trump, by the numbers
A by-the-numbers look at some of Donald Trump's early activity as president:...