National News

President Donald Trump, center, with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, second from the right.
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AP News
November 28, 2019 - 8:43 pm
President Donald Trump paid a surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan, where he announced the U.S. and Taliban have been engaged in ongoing peace talks and said he believes the Taliban want a cease-fire. Read more here.
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Cars and trucks in stopped traffic on Interstate 5 near Dunsmuir, Calif.
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AP News
November 28, 2019 - 6:21 pm
Wintry weather temporarily loosened its grip across much of the U.S. just in time for Thanksgiving, but travelers were bracing for heavy snow and blizzard conditions in some areas as they made plans to return home. Read more here.
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TPC plant explosion
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AP News
November 27, 2019 - 6:46 pm
Two massive explosions 13 hours apart tore through a Texas chemical plant Wednesday, and one left three workers injured. Read more here.
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Former President Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Ga., on Nov. 3, 2019.
John Amis/AP Photo, File
AP News
November 27, 2019 - 11:11 am
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta after recovering from surgery to relieve pressure on his brain caused by bleeding from a fall. Read more here.
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Police examine a stolen RV after ramming it multiple times with an armored vehicle while searching for a Marine deserter who is wanted for questioning in a murder case, in Roanoke, Va.
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AP News
November 27, 2019 - 11:02 am
A Marine deserter wanted in the fatal shooting of his mother's boyfriend was captured on Wednesday after a lengthy search that had schools and neighborhoods on alert in Roanoke, Virginia. Read more here.
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Michael Flynn
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CNN
November 27, 2019 - 10:28 am
Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, will not be sentenced on December 18 as previously planned, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, to await the release of an internal Justice Department report on FBI surveillance. Read more here.
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Local residents with visas walk across the Puerta Mexico international bridge to enter the U.S., in Matamoros, Tamaulipas state, Mexico.
Rebecca Blackwell/AP Photo, File
AP News
November 27, 2019 - 8:46 am
A U.S. judge in Oregon on Tuesday said a Trump administration proclamation that would require immigrants to show proof of health insurance to get a visa could not take effect while a lawsuit challenging its constitutionality makes its way through the courts. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump.
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AP News
November 26, 2019 - 9:29 pm
The House Judiciary Committee is set to take over the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, Democrats announced Tuesday, scheduling a hearing for next week as they push closer to a possible vote on actual charges of “high crimes and misdemeanors.” Read more here.
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A door has a privacy request hanging on it outside the hotel room where two turkeys that will be pardoned by President Donald Trump are staying at the Willard InterContinental Hotel, Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, in Washington.
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AP News
November 26, 2019 - 10:10 am
The White House is sponsoring an online contest to help President Donald Trump as he contemplates his role in the 30-year-old tradition of sparing the National Thanksgiving Turkey. Read more here.
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Then-White House counsel Don McGahn listens as Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Sept. 27, 2018..
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AP News
November 26, 2019 - 6:35 am
A federal judge has ordered former White House counsel Donald McGahn to appear before Congress in a setback to President Donald Trump's effort to keep his top aides from testifying. Read more here.
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