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After healthcare setback, White House returns to symbolic gestures on hot-button issues

The White House spent three weeks trying -- and ultimately failing to pass its Obamacare repeal. As it considers next steps in Congress, it's back to largely symbolic gestures on key promises.

Meet Indivisible, the young progressives leading the resistance to President Trump

Indivisible is a group of progressive activists who are showing up at Republican town halls across the country with the purpose of wreaking havoc. The group was started by a D.C. couple.

After a day of trying to close the deal, Trump remains short on healthcare votes

President Trump meets with Republican members of Congress as the GOP tries to push its healthcare bill over the finish line in the House.

Rio Grande Valley is unusually quiet as Southwest border crossings drop to lowest point in at least 17 years

The previously busy border in the Rio Grande Valley is suddenly quiet--illegal border crossings in south Texas are at their lowest point in 17 years

In a consequential week, Trump leans on the Washington establishment he vowed to disrupt

Trump ran as the ultimate disrupting force, vowing to drain Washington's establishment swamp. In his biggest tests to date, he leaned on old DC hands.

Is this the end of U.S. participation in the Paris climate deal? Not necessarily, says Obama's former envoy

A Q&A with President Obama's former climate envoy, Jonathan Pershing, on the future of the Paris climate agreement under President Trump.

Many Las Vegas casinos ended free parking last year. Today they’re raising the prices

MGM raises parking fees. Caesars properties just started theirs. With the added room tax to build Raiders stadium, things got a little pricier

Judge blocks Texas cutting Medicaid to Planned Parenthood

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can’t cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Republican efforts across the U.S. to defund the nation’s largest abortion provider.

Transgender bathroom bill advances to Texas Senate floor

A bill that would make Texas the second state to regulate intimate public facilities on the basis of biological sex advanced to the state’s Senate floor Wednesday on the heels of a Trump administration order saying the matter should be left to states.

Jeff Sessions pressures Obama-era U.S. attorneys to resign

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has asked dozens of U.S. attorneys to submit resignation letters in order to make way for the appointment of prosecutors nominated by President Trump.

‘A Day Without a Woman’ ignites backlash over left-wing agenda, school closures

It’s being billed as “A Day Without a Woman,” but apparently only pro-union, pro-choice, anti-Israel women who can afford to skip work need apply.

Deportation agency ignored 1.6 million visa overstays under Obama

The government flagged more than 1.6 million foreign visitors for overstaying their visas from 2013 to 2015, but deportation agents said they fell too low on President Obama’s list of priorities to bother targeting for removal, according to a watchdog report released Monday.

Scott Pruitt’s email court case in Oklahoma used by environmentalists to raise money

Oklahoma officials will head to the state supreme court Tuesday in an effort to keep secret more of EPA administrator Scott Pruitt’s emails — and the issue quickly has become a rallying point and fundraising tool for environmentalists.

Supreme Court weighs Mexico border killing, 4th Amendment

The Supreme Court struggled Tuesday to define limits to the Constitution’s Fourth Amendment in a tragic case in which a U.S. Border Patrol agent fired his weapon and killed a 15-year-old boy on the Mexican side of the line.

For an aging person, is it worth it to start using a geriatrician?

They are ‘experts in complexity,’ which can be useful for an older person.

Clayton Yeutter, chief U.S. trade negotiator and agriculture secretary, dies at 86

He also chaired the Republican National Committee and was a presidential adviser on domestic policy.

'Dreamer' targeted for deportation for speaking out on immigration, attorneys say

Attorneys for Daniela Vargas, a "Dreamer” facing deportation, argue she was targeted by authorities because she spoke out publicly about the effect of immigration raids on her family.

'Take a deep breath': State Department holds first briefing since January and covers a lot of key issues

The State Department held its first news briefing since Donald Trump entered the White House.

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