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Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 09:43 PM EDT

Looking Back: Trump's First 100 Days

Looking Back: Trump's First 100 Days

President Trump came to Washington with an aggressive legislative agenda dubbed the "100-day Action Plan to Make America Great Again."

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 03:30 PM EDT

Trump Tax Plan: Relief for His Voters but Lots of Unknowns

Trump Tax Plan: Relief for His Voters but Lots of Unknowns

President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul the nation's tax code could provide significant tax cuts for the working-class voters who elected him, but the unknowns could end up hurting many of these core...

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 08:01 PM EDT

Senate Confirms Alex Acosta as Trump's Secretary of Labor

Senate Confirms Alex Acosta as Trump's Secretary of Labor

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Alex Acosta as secretary of labor, filling out President Donald Trump's cabinet as he approaches his 100th day in office. The 60-38 vote confirms Acosta to the post. Once sworn...

Friday, Apr 28, 2017 at 06:45 AM EDT

Embattled DA Tries to Sell House as Associate Faces Bribery

Embattled DA Tries to Sell House as Associate Faces Bribery

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has put his house up for sale as he awaits trial on federal bribery charges that he illegally accepted gifts — including the $45,000 roof on the house in question as...

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 01:43 PM EDT

Mexican Man Who Sought Refuge in US Church Detained

Mexican Man Who Sought Refuge in US Church Detained

A Mexican man who once sought sanctuary from deportation in a Colorado church was detained by federal immigration agents Wednesday morning as he went to a warehouse to get tile to install on a job, his wife said...

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 01:33 PM EDT

Utah Rep. Chaffetz Gives Transparent Reason for Leave

Utah Rep. Chaffetz Gives Transparent Reason for Leave

Republican lawmaker Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz revealed internal hardware that has been holding his foot together for the last 12 years on his Instagram account. Recently Chaffetz announced he would be taking...

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 08:45 PM EDT

Arkansas Awaits Word From Supreme Court on Execution

Arkansas Awaits Word From Supreme Court on Execution

Arkansas prepared to execute its fourth inmate in eight days Thursday night, wrapping up an accelerated schedule of lethal injections that was set to beat the expiration date of one of the drugs. Kenneth...

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 08:20 PM EDT

Pentagon Joins Intensifying Probe of Former Trump Aide Flynn

Pentagon Joins Intensifying Probe of Former Trump Aide Flynn

Investigations intensified into President Donald Trump's ousted national security adviser, Michael Flynn, on Thursday as the Pentagon watchdog joined lawmakers in probing payments he accepted from foreign...

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 08:47 AM EDT

Court Sides With Philly Principal in Cheating Scandal

Court Sides With Philly Principal in Cheating Scandal

A second Philadelphia principal fired over a cheating scandal could get her job back after an appeals court ruling.

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 at 08:32 AM EDT

Condemned Killer's Daughter Flown to Ark. by Victim's Family

Condemned Killer's Daughter Flown to Ark. by Victim's Family

Family members of a man whose death was caused by Arkansas condemned killer Kenneth Williams said they've forgiven him — and bought plane tickets so the condemned man's daughter and granddaughter could visit...

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