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Trump urges fellow Republicans to move ahead with health-care overhaul

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Monday made a late-hour appeal to senators - targeting members of his own party - to move forward with debate over faltering...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Michelle Obama's former policy director weighs run for Maryland governor

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.Krishanti Vignarajah, a onetime policy director for former first lady Michelle Obama, said Monday that she is "seriously considering" joining a crowded field of...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Trump, Republicans keep trying to turn conversation to Clinton

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.The national political debate is consumed with allegations of collusion with a foreign government, playing dirty in the election and giving preferential treatment to...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Congress seeks more power over sanctions with Russia bill

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.WASHINGTON - Congress is poised to give itself new powers over the administration's ability to roll back sanctions aimed at Russia, the latest evidence of lawmakers'...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Baby sitter pleads guilty in 8-month-old's medicine death

An Ohio baby sitter who authorities say gave a fatal dose of Benadryl allergy medication to an 8-month-old boy has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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US soldier pleads not guilty to terrorist support charges

A U.S. Army soldier based in Hawaii is pleading not guilty to charges of attempting to support the Islamic State group

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Trump leaves Sessions twisting in the wind while berating him publicly

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.President Donald Trump and his advisers are privately discussing the possibility of replacing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and some confidants are floating...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Woman convicted of taking baby at mall gets 1½ to 7 years

A woman convicted of befriending another woman at a suburban Philadelphia shopping mall and then taking her baby has been sentenced to 1½ to seven years in prison

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Poll: Dead heat in Virginia governor's race; Gillespie is outperforming Trump

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.The Virginia governor's race is a dead heat, with Republican nominee Ed Gillespie tied with Democrat Ralph Northam, according to a new survey released Monday.The poll...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Netanyahu, Abdullah end diplomatic showdown over embassy shooting

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.JERUSALEM - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came under mounting pressure Monday to remove controversial metal detectors he had ordered placed at the...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Attorney: Client ate 'everything' bagel, did not take drugs

Attorney for a man who pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge in the takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge says his client failed a drug test because he was eating 'everything' bagel with poppy seeds for breakfast every morning, not taking drugs

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Horrific episode of human smuggling fuels both sides of immigration debate

(c) 2017, The Washington Post.The discovery of dozens of migrants in a dangerously overheated trailer in San Antonio this weekend has further inflamed the national debate over illegal immigration,...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press