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In this Feb. 14, 2018 file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
September 14, 2018 - 9:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort agreed Friday to cooperate with the special counsel's Russia investigation as he pleaded guilty to federal charges and avoided a second trial that could have exposed him to even greater punishment. The deal gives special counsel Robert...
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In this Sept. 9, 2018 file photo, people attending the dedication stand around the 93-foot tall Tower of Voices at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa.
AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, Pool, File
September 11, 2018 - 8:55 am
By Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims, after a year when two attacks demonstrated the enduring threat of terrorism in the nation's biggest city. Margie Miller was among the 9/11...
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September 03, 2018 - 8:26 am
By Lilit Marcus, CNN (CNN) -- Many travelers hear the words "national park" and immediately imagine vast expanses of land with no people around for miles. But there's much more to America's National Parks Service than destinations such as Joshua Tree and Yellowstone. Quite a few of the country's...
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In this Aug. 21, 2018, file photoSen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks with reporters on an escalator at the Capitol in Washington.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File
August 31, 2018 - 8:22 am
By Lisa Mascaro, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain is being remembered as a last lion of the Senate, with few others matching his stature. But the next generation of mavericks might come from the ranks of Senate women. Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska,...
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August 24, 2018 - 4:39 pm
By Martin Crutsinger WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled Friday that he expects the Fed to continue gradually raising interest rates if the U.S. economic expansion remains strong. Powell added that while annual inflation has risen to near the Fed's 2 percent target...
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August 24, 2018 - 3:16 pm
By Maria Danilova WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department says it is weighing whether to allow states to use federal funds to purchase guns for schools, prompting a storm of criticism from Democratic lawmakers and educators. If approved, the plan would likely generate a lot of controversy at a...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Tanner Roark delivers a pitch during the third inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Nick Wass
August 22, 2018 - 7:38 am
By Harvey Valentine, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew Stevenson was still driving toward Nationals Park when Tuesday night's game against the Phillies began. Thanks to a lengthy rain delay, he got there in plenty of time to help Washington get the win. Stevenson and Wilmer Difo hit back-to...
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Jun 30, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Vince Velasquez (28) pitches during the first inning against the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park
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Matt Leon
August 21, 2018 - 3:49 pm
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — The Phillies are down in Washington, D.C., to open a three-game series with the Nationals Tuesday night. Gabe Kapler's squad comes into this one 68-56 and in second place in the National League East — a game behind the Atlanta Braves, who will visit Pittsburgh Tuesday...
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In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, military units participate in the inaugural parade from the Capitol to the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.
AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File
August 17, 2018 - 10:39 am
By Lolita C. Baldor and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he had canceled plans for a Veterans Day military parade, citing the "ridiculously high" price tag — a day after U.S. officials said the November event could cost $92 million, more than...
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South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, right, shakes hands with his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon during their meeting at the northern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, North Korea, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018.
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August 13, 2018 - 7:54 am
By Youkyung Lee, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas announced Monday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Pyongyang sometime in September, while their envoys also discussed Pyongyang's nuclear disarmament efforts and...
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