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Government audit: Carson's $40K office purchases broke law

May. 17, 2019 4:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson violated the law when his department spent more than $40,000 to purchase a dining set and a dishwasher for his office's executive dining room, government auditors concluded. In a report released Thursday, the Government Accountability...

Trump extends humanitarian program for Liberian immigrants

Mar. 28, 2019 4:58 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a one-year extension of a humanitarian program that allows Liberians to live and work in the U.S., days before it was set to end. The White House issued a memo from Trump about the program for immigrants who came from the African nation to...