AP Poll: Americans pessimistic about Trump, country

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump frequently casts his first year in office as a string of successes and campaign promises fulfilled. But less than a quarter of Americans think Trump has made good on the pledges he made to voters while running for president, according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs…

The Latest: FCC votes down Obama-era 'net neutrality' rules

NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest on the FCC's vote on eliminating net-neutrality protections for the internet (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The Federal Communications Commission has voted on party lines to undo sweeping Obama-era "net neutrality" rules that guaranteed equal access to internet.  The agency's Democratic commissioners dissented in the

AP sources: House, Senate leaders reach deal on tax package

WASHINGTON - House and Senate GOP leaders forged an agreement Wednesday on a sweeping overhaul of the nation's tax laws, paving the way for final votes next week to slash taxes for businesses and give many Americans modest tax cuts starting next year. Top GOP aides said lawmakers had reached an agreement in principle on the final package. They

Federal investigators start final probe of the El Faro's sinking

A ship captain's unwillingness to listen to his crew's suggestions to change course from the path of a raging hurricane. A weak corporate safety culture that left crewmembers ill-prepared to deal with heavy weather. An old ship with outdated lifeboats, open to the elements. All these factors contributed to the sinking of the El Faro in the fury

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Judge bars ex-Speaker Hastert from being alone with minors

CHICAGO (AP) - A federal judge in Chicago on Tuesday ordered that Dennis Hastert never be left alone with anyone under 18 unless another adult is present who is aware of the former U.S. House speaker's conviction in a hush-money…

12 December 2017 [07:05 PM]
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WACO, Texas (AP) - A retired Waco, Texas, police officer says in an affidavit that the FBI is investigating McLennan County District…

12 December 2017 [03:29 PM]
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