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U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, center, arrives at Baghdad International Airport, Iraq, on an unannounced trip Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. Mattis said Monday the United States does not intend to seize Iraqi oil, shifting away from an idea proposed by President Donald Trump that has rattled Iraq's leaders. (AP Photo/Sagar Meghani)
US Defense Secretary Mattis: No plan to seize Iraqi oilUS Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. does not intend to seize Iraqi oil, shifting away from an idea proposed by President Donald Trump that has rattled Iraq's leaders
The Associated Press2 hours ago
President Donald Trump talks to reporters on board Air Force One as he arrived to speak at his "Make America Great Again Rally" at Orlando-Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Trump seeks national security adviser, health care strategyPresident Donald Trump's holiday weekend featured a raucous campaign rally, a health care strategy session, interviews for a new national security adviser _ and even a few holes of golf
The Associated Press3 hours ago
US Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly speaks during the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. The annual weekend gathering is known for providing an open and informal platform to meet in close quarters. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Draft DHS guidelines sharpen focus on those here illegallySweeping new guidelines in a DHS draft policy aim at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally
The Associated Press5 hours ago
People carry posters during a rally in support of Muslim Americans and protest of President Donald Trump's immigration policies in Times Square, New York, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
AP source: Revised travel ban targets same countriesPresident Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same Muslim-majority countries listed in his original executive order but exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the United States
The Associated Press5 hours ago
A month of Trump, by the numbersA by-the-numbers look at some of Donald Trump's early activity as president
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this photo taken Feb. 17, 2017, construction material is seen along Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington, as work continues with the dismantling of the presidential inauguration reviewing stand. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Trump marks his first month with tweets, turmoilFour weeks in, the man who says he inherited "a mess" at home and abroad is presiding over a White House that is widely described as itself being a mess
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this Jan. 27, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump, left, listens as Defense Secretary James Mattis, right, speaks at the Pentagon in Washington. With Republicans in charge of Congress, President Donald Trump’s pledge to boost the Pentagon’s budget by tens of billions of dollars should be a sure bet. It’s not.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Trump's proposed big military budget no sure thingPresident Donald Trump's pledge to boost military spending is no sure thing
The Associated Press5 hours ago
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives for a meeting on the conflict in Syria during a meeting of the G-20 Foreign Ministers in Bonn, western Germany, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.  (Oliver Berg/pool photo via AP)
Tillerson takes low-key approach as America's top diplomatRex Tillerson is cautious, reserved and intent on avoiding the spotlight
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump pauses while speaking during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's view at odds with events of the weekPresident Donald Trump's view of the last week was often at odds with events
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2106 file photo, a pedestrian walks by the library at the Georgia State University campus in Atlanta. Getting through college is not an easy task, but it can be even harder for low-income or first generation students who have few support resources. Now big data can help them. Researchers at Georgia State University spent four years analyzing students’ grades, test scores and other data in order to identify those who were at risk of failing and promptly assist them. The results have been remarkable: the number of students graduating has jumped by 30 percent and students are spending less time and money to earn a degree.  (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
Study: Struggling college students get a hand to graduateThe Education Department has started a program expanding a study to look at the academic performance of low-income and first generation students at Georgia State and 10 other large public research universities
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this Feb. 16, 2017 photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.   Andrew Jackson’s triumph over John Quincy Adams in 1828 bore striking similarities to Donald Trump’s win over Hillary Clinton last year and the president’s team has seized upon the parallels, equating Trump’s message of disruptive economic populism with Jackson’s pledge to represent the common man.   (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Trump election has parallels to Andrew Jackson's presidencyAndrew Jackson's triumph in 1828 over President John Quincy Adams bears striking similarities to Donald Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton last year
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2017 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. arrives with Health and Human Services Secretary-designate, Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga. on Capitol Hill in Washington, for a closed-door GOP strategy session.  Top House Republicans say their outline for replacing President Barack Obama’s health care law is a pathway to greater flexibility and lower costs for consumers. Democrats see it as a road to ruin that will mean lost coverage and bigger medical expenses for millions, particularly poorer people.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
House GOP hails health plan that Democrats call inadequateTop House Republicans say their outline for replacing President Barack Obama's health care law is a pathway to greater flexibility and lower costs for consumers
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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