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First lady Melania Trump speaks at the Women of Distinction Luncheon hosted by Palm Beach Atlantic University, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Palm Beach, Fla. The university presented Trump with its “Women of Distinction” award. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

First lady Melania Trump honored by Christian college

Feb. 19, 2020 1:09 PM EST

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — First lady Melania Trump touted her “Be Best” program and the Trump administration's battle against the opioid crisis as she accept an award Wednesday from a Florida Christian college. The first lady told the 550 attendees at Palm Beach Atlantic University's...

FILE - In this July 1, 2019 file photo, a homeless man moves his belongings from a street near Los Angeles City Hall, background, as crews prepared to clean the area. Los Angeles city and county officials on Tuesday, Feb.18, 2020 announced a new strategy to speed the process of getting homeless people into permanent housing that is modeled on the federal government's response to natural disasters. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

LA adopts new 'war room' strategy for tackling homelessness

Feb. 18, 2020 8:11 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles city and county officials on Tuesday announced a new strategy to speed the process of getting homeless people into permanent housing that is modeled on the federal government’s response to natural disasters. The creation of a “Housing Central Command”...

President Donald Trump speaks at the North Carolina Opportunity Now Summit, at Central Piedmont Community College, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump airs impeachment gripes while pushing economic agenda

Feb. 7, 2020 3:46 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump came to North Carolina on Friday to showcase a new economic revitalization program, but he quickly took a verbal detour to reprise complaints about his impeachment by the House, saying Democrats should have to list a “failed impeachment hoax” on...

President Donald Trump pauses during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Trump officials and backers to flood Iowa on caucus day

Jan. 27, 2020 12:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is mustering governmental muscle as it tries to turn out Republican voters next month in early voting Iowa. With most of the attention focused on the battle for the Democratic nomination, Trump's campaign is announcing what it is calling an...

FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2019 file photo, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson speaks at a Senate Banking Committee hearing on

HUD seeks to roll back Obama rule on housing desegregation

Jan. 7, 2020 12:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration took steps Tuesday to roll back an Obama-era rule intended to ensure that communities confront and address racial segregation in housing, saying local governments have been overburdened by the requirements. The proposed Department of Housing and Urban Development...