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In this July 8, 2019 file photo, Attorney General William Barr speaks during a tour of a federal prison in Edgefield, S.C. The Justice Department says it will carry out executions of federal death row inmates for the first time since 2003.
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July 25, 2019 - 1:11 pm
By Michael Balsamo and Colleen Long, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government will execute federal death row inmates for the first time since 2003, the Justice Department announced Thursday, bringing back a seldom-used punishment pushed by President Donald Trump and escalating another...
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In this March 22, 2019, file photo, a stone painted with the word "VOTE" rests on the window sill of an art gallery in Peterborough, N.H.
Charles Krupa/AP Photo, File
May 02, 2019 - 12:51 pm
By Nicholas Riccardi and Emily Swanson, Associated Press After more than two years of the Donald Trump presidency, Andrea Petrusky is ready for some fundamental changes in the way the United States government works. "Right now we're being shown all of the loopholes, the president being able to do...
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President Donald Trump
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December 25, 2018 - 2:53 pm
By Darlene Superville and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says parts of the government will stay shut as long as Democrats refuse to build more barriers on the U.S.-Mexico border, seemingly dashing hope for a Christmas miracle that would soon allow several...
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The Milestone Tracker phone app from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is displayed on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in New York. The app was created to help parents recognize developmental delays.
AP Photo/Jenny Kane
November 26, 2018 - 10:41 am
By Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer How many American children have autism? The U.S. government answers that question at least three different ways and says the latest estimate — 1 in 40 kids — doesn't necessarily mean the numbers are rising. The new number, published Monday in Pediatrics , is...
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In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, officiates at the swearing-in of Judge Britt Grant to take a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta at the U.S. District Courthouse in Washington.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File
August 28, 2018 - 12:02 pm
By Dan Sewell, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has frequently supported giving the U.S. government wide latitude in the name of national security, including the secret collection of personal data from Americans. It's a subject Democrats plan to grill...
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First lady Melania Trump visits the Upbring New Hope Children Center, run by the Lutheran Social Services of the South, in McAllen, Texas, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
June 21, 2018 - 12:47 pm
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Melania Trump made an unannounced visit to a Texas facility Thursday to get a first-hand look at some of the migrant children sent there by the U.S. government after their families entered the country illegally. The first lady's stop at...
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US Embassy Beijing
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May 23, 2018 - 12:43 pm
By Steven Jiang, Ben Westcott and Maegan Vazquez, CNN (CNN) -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that an incident involving a US government employee stationed in China who reported "abnormal sensations of sound and pressure" suggesting a mild brain injury has medical indications that...
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