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U.S. colleges confront a new era of protest
MONTPELIER, Vt. -- Fearing a return to violent protests that roiled campuses in the 1970s, colleges and universities are re-examining how to protect free speech while keeping students and employees safe in a time of political polarization.
Jonathan Demme, ‘Silence of the Lambs’ director, dead at 73
Trump: national monuments a ‘massive federal land grab’
White House briefs Senate amid scary moment with North Korea
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration hosted senators for an extraordinary White House briefing Wednesday at a perilous moment with North Korea, marked by the unpredictable nation's nuclear threats and stern talk of military action, if necessary, from the United States.
Trump proposing tax cuts for companies big and small
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is proposing dramatically reducing the taxes paid by corporations big and small in an overhaul his administration says will spur economic growth and bring jobs and prosperity to the middle class.
Shutdown? New president, same partisan brinkmanship
WASHINGTON -- There's an unconventional new president in the White House. And the Republicans now have a new lock on both ends of Washington's Pennsylvania Avenue. But the capital city is still up to its old gridlock tricks.
Trump administration issues 271 sanctions for Syria attack
Border wall, health care jeopardize bill days from shutdown
Ivanka Trump defends father
BERLIN -- Ivanka Trump drew groans and hisses Tuesday from an audience in Berlin while defending her father's attitude toward women, but she brushed it aside as "politics" during her first overseas trip as a White House adviser.
Arkansas executes 2 inmates on the same gurney, hours apart
VARNER, Ark. (AP) -- After going nearly 12 years without executing an inmate, Arkansas now has executed three in a few days -- including two in one night.
Officials: 'Happy Days' star Moran likely died from cancer
Trump calls U.S. astronaut who broke record for time in space
Pence gives thanks to military members during stop in Hawaii
HONOLULU -- Vice President Mike Pence ended his trip to Asia on Monday with a thanks to U.S. service members based in Hawaii and promises of robust military spending under President Donald Trump.