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GOP leader wants border deal with hope that Trump will OK it

The Senate's top Republican on Tuesday pushed congressional bargainers to reach a border security deal without first getting President Donald Trump's approval, a month after the impulsive president scuttled an apparent bipartisan deal and triggered a historically long federal shutdown.

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After 20 years police in 2 states link dead mother and son

Decades after the unidentified bodies of a woman and a 10-year-old boy were found in separate states beside a Southern interstate highway, investigators now say they were a mother and son and the boy's father has confessed to killing them.

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White House says feds' inaugural probe part of 'hysteria'

A federal subpoena seeking documents from Donald Trump's inaugural committee is part of "a hysteria" over the fact that he's president, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Tuesday.

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Trump to call for unity, face skepticism in State of Union

The White House says President Donald Trump will call for optimism and unity in Tuesday's State of the Union address, using the moment to attempt a reset after two years of bitter partisanship and deeply personal attacks.

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Fate of Mexican drug lord El Chapo now rests with US jury

After nearly three months of testimony about a vast drug-smuggling conspiracy steeped in violence, a jury began deliberations Monday at the U.S. trial of the infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

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Plane breaks apart over California neighborhood, 5 killed

Dave Elfver was getting ready to go to a friend's house to watch the Super Bowl when he heard a whining sound in his Southern California neighborhood "like a motorcycle going a hundred miles per hour."

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Analysis: Trump’s State of Union comes amid political peril

Facing clear political peril, President Donald Trump will deliver his second State of the Union address at a moment when his bully pulpit is uncertain and his negotiating skills in question after a monthlong government shutdown that exposed fractures in his party and sent his poll numbers tumbling.

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Powerful storm hits Southern California, flooding highways

The second in a string of powerful storms battered California on Saturday, shutting key highways after water and mud rushed into lanes from bare hillsides in wildfire burn areas where thousands of residents were under evacuation orders.

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Bite my Picasso: Art museums drawn into Super Bowl rivalry

Careful about picking sides in the Super Bowl – one of these world-class art museums may tell you where to Van Gogh.

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Human toll of cold: more than 2 dozen dead, hundreds hurt

The dangerous cold and heavy snow that hobbled the northern U.S. this week has retreated, but not before exacting a human toll: more than two dozen weather-related deaths in eight states and hundreds of injuries, including frostbite, broken bones, heart attacks and carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Northwest US measles cases prompt look at vaccine exemptions

A measles outbreak near Portland, Oregon, has revived a bitter debate over so-called "philosophical" exemptions to childhood vaccinations as public health officials across the Pacific Northwest scramble to limit the fallout.

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US poised to announce withdrawal from nuclear arms treaty

The Trump administration is poised to announce Friday that it is withdrawing from a treaty that has been a centerpiece of superpower arms control since the Cold War and whose demise some analysts worry could fuel a new arms race

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Strange But True | Who's the daddy? Surprise in Swiss orangutan paternity test

A paternity test on a baby orangutan has come back with a surprising result.

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Strange But True | Elephant seals take over California beach during shutdown

A colony of elephant seals took over a beach in Point Reyes National Seashore in Northern California during the government shutdown when there was no staff to discourage the animals from congregating in the popular tourist area, an official said.

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Feds flag Arizona senator for excessive campaign donations

Arizona Sen. Martha McSally, whose fundraising practices have drawn scrutiny in the past, appears to have accepted more than $270,000 in excessive campaign contributions during the recent midterm campaign, according to the Federal Election Commission.

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US prosecutors announce Chinese birth tourism crackdown

Dongyuan Li's business was called "You Win USA," and authorities say she coached pregnant Chinese women on how to get into the United States to deliver babies who would automatically enjoy all the benefits of American citizenship.

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APNewsBreak: ICE force-feeding detainees on hunger strike

Immigrants around the country have staged hunger strikes over the past month to protest conditions inside detention facilities, prompting officials to force-feed six of them through plastic nasal tubes at a Texas location, The Associated Press has learned.

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E-cigs outperform patches and gums in quit-smoking study

A major new study provides the strongest evidence yet that vaping can help smokers quit cigarettes, with e-cigarettes proving nearly twice as effective as nicotine gums and patches.

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Polar blast envelops Midwest, strains aging infrastructure

A blast of polar air enveloped much of the Midwest on Wednesday, cracking train rails, breaking water pipes and straining electrical systems across the Rust Belt with some of the lowest temperatures in a generation.

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For US-China trade talks, hopes are high, expectations low

U.S. and Chinese negotiators start two days of high-level talks Wednesday aimed at settling a six-month trade war that has weakened both sides, shaken financial markets and clouded the outlook for the global economy.

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US intel heads list North Korea, not border, as threat to US

Directly contradicting President Donald Trump, U.S. intelligence agencies told Congress on Tuesday that North Korea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear arsenal, that the Islamic State group remains a threat and that the Iran nuclear deal is working.

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3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday

The Federal Reserve is set Wednesday to leave its key short-term interest rate alone and to signal that it will remain cautious this year about raising rates further.

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Strongest tornado in 8 decades hits Cuba; 3 dead, 172 hurt

Neighborhood brigades and teams of government workers hacked at fallen trees and hauled chunks of concrete out of collapsed homes Monday as the Cuban capital attempted to recover from what officials called the strongest tornado to hit Cuba in nearly 80 years.

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Shutdown projected to cause $3B permanent hit to economy

The federal government shutdown will cause slight permanent harm to the economy — about $3 billion — according to a report Monday by the Congressional Budget Office.

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Aide says Trump OK with second shutdown over border spat

Two days after the record-long shutdown ended, the White House made clear Sunday that President Donald Trump is prepared to shutter the government again without a border money deal from Congress.