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Why location of U.S. embassy in Israel matters

U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv (Reuters)The Trump administration has suggested it will break with long-standing U.S. policy and move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.


Trump national security adviser Flynn resigns

FILE- In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington. Flynn resigned as President Donald Trump's national security adviser Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)Michael Flynn steps down following reports that he misled Vice President Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russia.


Who's on shortlist to replace Flynn?

Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg was acting national security adviser after Michael Flynn's resignation. (AP)The White House releases the names of three candidates to fill the post of national security adviser after Michael Flynn's resignation.


Feds defend surge in immigration raids

Foreign nationals are arrested during a targeted enforcement operation conducted by U.S. and Customs Enforcement (ICE). (AP)The Department of Homeland Security insists that a recent spike in arrests of undocumented immigrants is routine.


Another legal setback for Trump travel ban

Protestors gather at the Milwaukee (Wisc.) County Courthouse for a rally against President Trump's policy on immigration. (Getty Images)A federal judge grants a preliminary injunction barring the administration from implementing its travel ban in Virginia.


Trump national security adviser Flynn resigns

FILE- In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington. Flynn resigned as President Donald Trump's national security adviser Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)Michael Flynn steps down following reports that he misled Vice President Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russia.


Feds warned White House about Flynn, Russia

Donald Trump and Michael Flynn (Getty Images)A source says the Justice Dept. was concerned that Trump's national security adviser could be in a compromised position.


Rare bipartisan vote: Shulkin confirmed for VA

David Shulkin on Capitol Hill on Feb. 1. (Alex Brandon/AP)The Senate votes 100-0 to approve David Shulkin as head of Veterans Affairs, where he has served as undersecretary for health.


Senate confirms Mnuchin as Treasury chief

Steven Mnuchin in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 20. (Win McNamee/pool photo via AP)Despite strong objections from Democrats, former banker Steven Mnuchin wins enough votes to become Treasury secretary.


More than 680 arrested in immigration raids

Immigration raids in at least six states following Donald Trump's order to deport illegal immigrantsSeventy-five percent of those arrested have been convicted of crimes, says Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly.


Official spars with CNN over voter fraud claim

Kansas official spars with CNN over voter fraud claim, but fails to provide evidenceKansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, cited by a Trump aide on Sunday talk shows, was asked to provide evidence of N.H. improprieties.


Trump: U.S. to deal with N. Korea 'strongly'

A ballistic missile launch in North Korea. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)The president vows to take on the threat posed by North Korea after the country's latest missile test.


Syrian chemical weapons killed 9: Report

A member of the Syrian pro-government forces gestures to tanks as they patrol the northern embattled city of Aleppo on December 14, 2016Government forces carried out at least eight chemical attacks during the final push for Aleppo, Human Rights Watch said.


32 dead after bus crash in Taiwan

The scene of a tour bus accident in Taipei, Taiwan. (AFP)Local tourists were returning home from visiting seasonal cherry blossoms when the bus careened off a highway in the island's worst road accident in decades.


Bergdahl hearing focuses on Trump's criticism

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2016, file photo, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl arrives for a pretrial hearing at Fort Bragg, N.C. Bergdahl and his attorneys have arrived at a courthouse Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, where they'll try to convince a military judge that President Donald Trump violated Bergdahl's due process rights. Bergdahl is scheduled for trial in April. He is accused of endangering the lives of soldiers who searched for him after he walked off his post in Afghanistan in 2009.(AP Photo/Ted Richardson, File)Defense attorneys are arguing that Trump violated Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's due process rights to a fair trial.


Better uses for Trump's border wall money?

A better way to spend Trump's border wall moneyTrump says a border wall would "save thousands of lives," but there's actually no data on the number of Americans killed by undocumented immigrants.


Photos seem to show reaction to missile launch

Photos from Mar-a-Lago guest reportedly show Trump responding to North Korea launchImages from a Mar-a-Lago guest apparently catch President Trump and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe handling fallout from N. Korea's action.


Taliban suicide attack targeting police kills 13

Taliban suicide attack targeting police kills 13. (AP)The blast rips through a crowd of hundreds gathered for a protest in eastern Pakistan, wounding nearly 60 people.


Spicer dig draws response from Us Weekly

US Weekly mocks Sean Spicer with some pretty sound investment adviceThe publication responds to a dig from the White House press secretary with an arguably reasonable investment tip.


Japan PM: Trump 'surprisingly' a good listener

President Trump talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. (AP)Shinzo Abe says his main objective in meeting with the president was to show the world an unshakable Japan-U.S. alliance.


Oops, RNC! Lincoln never said that

RNC misquotes Abraham Lincoln, sparking Twitter frenzyThe Republican National Committee thought it was paying tribute to Abraham Lincoln on what would have been his 208th birthday.


African-Americans paid less in tech industry

African-Americans are more likely to get hired, but get paid less in tech industryA study shows that although African-American candidates are 49 percent more likely to get hired in two cities, they're paid less.


Baio swears off Nordstrom after Ivanka snub

Scott Baio (Getty Images)The conservative actor vows to never return to the store after it pulls Ivanka Trump’s clothing line from its shelves.


Canada's Trudeau meets with Trump

Canada's Trudeau talks trade with Trump at White HouseThe president and Canada's prime minister launched a joint effort to advance women in the workplace.


Judge hears Dakota Access pipeline arguments

Judge denies request to halt Dakota Access pipeline workTwo Native American tribes have asked a federal judge to stop construction of the last stretch of the Dakota Access pipeline.


Hannity slams 'Morning Joe' over Trump aide

Hannity slams Scarborough for criticizing Trump aideFox News host Sean Hannity rips MSNBC's Joe Scarborough for criticizing Stephen Miller's talk show performances.


Trump, Trudeau meeting at the White House

Trump, Trudeau to discuss women in workforceThe president and Canada's prime minister are participating in a roundtable discussion about women in the workforce.


Northeast could be blanketed with 2 feet of snow

Snow falls in North Adams, Mass. (AP)Blizzard conditions, with 2 feet of snow possible in some areas, are creating havoc from upstate N.Y. to Maine.


Ex-POW Bergdahl faces court hearing

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in 2016. (Ted Richardson/AP)Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl and his attorneys are trying convince a military judge that President Trump violated Bergdahl's due process rights.


Library of Congress removes Trump poster

President Trump's inauguration portrait. (Library of Congress)The Library of Congress pulled an official portrait celebrating President Trump's inauguration due to a misspelling.


Where is the economy headed under Trump?

The most important points to know about the economy right nowWith the administration less than a month old, Yahoo Finance's Andy Serwer says it's a good time to take stock of the economic landscape.


Schools are fighting back against fake news

Pat Winters Lauro, a journalism professor at Kean University in Union, N.J., leads a discussion on fake news. (Julio Cortez/AP)Teachers from elementary school through college are explaining how to distinguish between factual and fictional news.


Northeast braces for next blast of winter

A commuter rail station bridge in Wellesley, Mass. (Steven Senne/AP)Storm warnings were in effect from upstate New York to Maine, where blizzard conditions and up to 2 feet of snow are possible.


Thousands heed evacuation call near Calif. dam

The Oroville Dam spillway on Feb. 9 in Oroville, Calif., where state engineers discovered new damage to the spillway. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)Hundreds of cars were in bumper-to-bumper traffic on Highway 99 as people hurried away from the Oroville Dam.


Thousands of Mexicans march against Trump

People hold sugns against US President Donald Trump during an anti-Trump march in Mexico City, on February 12, 2017Demonstrators take to the streets across Mexico to protest the U.S. president's rhetoric and vow to build a "big, beautiful" border wall.


White House declines to publicly defend Flynn

FILE- In this Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump passes Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, left, and National Security Adviser Michael Flynn as he arrives via Air Force One at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla. A top White House aide sidestepped repeated chances Sunday, Feb. 12, to publicly defend Flynn following reports that he engaged in conversations with a Russian diplomat about U.S. sanctions before Trump's inauguration. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)A top White House aide sidestepped repeated chances Sunday to defend Trump's national security adviser.


Misspelling forces Education Dept. apology

Dept. of Education apologizes for misspelling W.E.B. Du BoisTo make it worse, there was a typo in the apology for the error in a post quoting noted writer and civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois.


Some Republicans tell Franken of Trump worries
The Democrat says a few of his colleagues have told him they are concerned about the president’s mental health.

Raids ‘keeping my campaign promise,’ Trump says

Trump on ICE raids: ‘Merely the keeping of my campaign promise’The president comments on ICE agents arresting hundreds of undocumented immigrants this past week.


Trump rekindles his feud with Mark Cuban

Trump declares Mark Cuban is ‘not smart enough to run for president!’The president escalates his war of words with the Dallas Mavericks owner by hurling a Twitter insult.


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