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An airplane, background, carrying U.S. citizens being evacuated from Wuhan, China, makes a refueling stop at the north terminal at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska Tuesday evening, Jan. 28, 2020.
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AP News
January 29, 2020 - 10:00 am
A plane evacuating 201 Americans from the Chinese city at the center of the virus outbreak continued Wednesday on to Southern California after everyone aboard passed a health screening test in Anchorage, where the aircraft had stopped to refuel. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump addresses the nation from the White House on the ballistic missile strike that Iran launched against Iraqi air bases housing U.S. troops, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Washington.
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AP News
January 08, 2020 - 12:01 pm
President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will immediately impose new economic sanctions on Iran in response to Iranian missile strikes on U.S. bases in Iraq. Read more here.
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religious leaders pray with President Donald Trump after he signed a proclamation for a national day of prayer to occur on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo, File
AP News
January 02, 2020 - 9:10 am
White evangelical Protestants stand noticeably apart from other religious people on how the government should act on two of the most politically divisive issues at play in the 2020 presidential election, according to a new poll of Americans from various faith backgrounds. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
AP News
November 14, 2019 - 1:03 pm
A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and USA Facts finds that regardless of political belief, many Americans say they have a hard time figuring out if information is true. Nearly two-thirds of Americans say they often come across one-sided information and...
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U.S. Central Command Commander Gen. Joseph Votel testifies before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Washington.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
February 05, 2019 - 10:37 am
By Matthew Lee, AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to declare near-total triumph over the Islamic State group in Syria in his State of the Union address Tuesday, but U.S. defense officials are increasingly fearful that the militants are simply biding their...
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Syria
Dreamstime
January 18, 2019 - 8:19 am
By Barbara Starr and Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) -- The Department of Defense has identified three of the four Americans killed in Syria on Wednesday. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. Farmer, 37, of Boynton Beach, Florida; Navy Chief Cryptologic Technician Shannon M. Kent, 35, of...
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Stack of smart phones
Luboš Chlubný | Dreamstime.com
November 14, 2018 - 12:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — How often do you check your phone? According to U.S. edition of Deloitte's " 2018 Global Mobile Consumer Survey ," Americans view their smartphones an average of 52 times a day. Still, most people don't feel they spend too much time on their phones — only about 39...
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In this March 17, 2017, file photo, the Capitol is seen at dawn in Washington.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File
October 25, 2018 - 10:20 am
By Juana Summers, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — With just two weeks to go until the critical midterm elections, an overwhelming majority of Americans say the United States is greatly divided, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll. Few Americans believe...
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Political divide
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September 26, 2018 - 9:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Engaged? Check. Anxious? Check. With weeks to go until the November midterm elections, more young Americans are interested but, according to a new poll, they're also feeling more anxious about the results. A poll released Wednesday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public...
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In this March 18, 2014 file photo, voters cast their ballots in Hinsdale, Ill.
AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File
July 30, 2018 - 8:47 am
By Laurie Kellman and Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Young people are looking for a change this election season — a generational change. A poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV found that most Americans ages 15 to 34 think voting in the...
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