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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump talk at Mar-a-lago while there for Christmas Eve dinner in Palm Beach, Fla., Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trumps wish Americans 'Merry Christmas' as they mark holiday

Dec. 25, 2019 12:49 PM EST

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are wishing Americans a Merry Christmas as they celebrate the holiday with their family in Florida. “The president and I want to wish each and every American a very merry Christmas," the first lady said in a video message...

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump talk at Mar-a-lago while there for Christmas Eve dinner in Palm Beach, Fla., Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trumps attend music-filled church service on Christmas Eve

Dec. 24, 2019 8:33 PM EST

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attended a music-filled Christmas Eve service at a Southern Baptist Convention-affiliated church before celebrating the holiday with dinner in the ballroom of his private club. The pastor of Family Church in West Palm Beach,...

Tennessee Gov. Lee says prayers for state will be answered

Dec. 3, 2019 3:25 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says if residents pray to God to favor the state, God will answer those prayers. Speaking to religious leaders on Tuesday, Lee said he declared a statewide day of prayer and fasting in October because he knows for sure that God answers prayers. Lee said he...