Trump signs order punishing China on trade

President Donald Trump signs a presidential memorandum imposing tariffs and investment restrictions on China in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Thursday, March 22, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Donald Trump is targeting China for stealing American technology or pressuring U.S. companies to hand it over as farmers, electronics retailers and other U.S. businesses brace for a backlash

Lead Trump lawyer in Russia probe leaves in legal shake-up

FILE - In this April 29, 20111, file photo, attorney John Dowd walks in New York. Dowd, President Donald Trump's lead lawyer in the Russia investigation has left the legal team, is confirming his decision in an email to The Associated Press. Dowd says he

President Donald Trump's lead lawyer in the Russia investigation is resigning amid a shake-up of the legal team defending the president in the special counsel's Russia investigation

Septuagenarian smackdown? Trump, Biden trade fighting words

In this March 6, 2018 file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a rally in support of Conor Lamb, the Democratic candidate for the March 13 special election in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District in Collier, Pa. Biden says he would “beat the hell” out of President Donald Trump in high school if Trump disrespected women. He spoke Tuesday at an anti-sexual assault rally at the University of Miami. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are in a rhetorical smackdown over who could clean the other's clock in a brawl

Last-gasp try for immigration deal falls to partisan disputes

FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, demonstrators rally in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) outside the Capitol Washington. An effort to protect young Dreamer immigrants from deportation never really had much chance of squeezing into the last bill Congress must pass this election year. That’s why bargainers from both parties were surprised when the White House tried anyway. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

An effort to protect young Dreamer immigrants from deportation never really had much chance of squeezing into the huge spending bill leaders hope Congress will approve this week


With police near, suspected Austin bomber blows himself up

Officials investigate the scene where a suspect in a series of bombing attacks in Austin blew himself up as authorities closed in, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Round Rock, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

The police chief in Austin, Texas, say the suspect in a spate of bombing attacks that have killed two people and injured four others this month blew himself up with an explosive device as authorities closed in

Austin bombing suspect was unemployed college dropout

Members of law enforcement stage near the area where a suspect in a series of bombing attacks in Austin blew himself up as authorities closed in, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Round Rock, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

The man suspected of planting four bombs in the Texas capital this month that killed two people and injured four others was an unemployed college dropout who doesn't appear to have left much of a trail online

Off the sideline: Students, women, teachers embrace activism

In this Wednesday, March 14, 2018 file photo, demonstrators raise their fists in the air during a student-led march against gun violence at the Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco, one month after the deadly shooting inside a high school in Parkland, Fla. In numbers not seen since the tumult of the 1960s, multitudes are taking part in a surge of political and social activism. Their ranks include high school students angered by gun violence, teachers fed up with low pay, and women energized by a range of grievances — notably pervasive sexual harassment and the longtime dominance of men in political power. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Puncturing stereotypes about apathy and powerlessness, legions of Americans are venturing off the political sidelines and engaging in a remarkable surge of social activism

What's in a name: Gender-neutral baby names are on the rise

This screen grab released by Nameberry shows their homepage. The site hosts naming-centric forums.  (Nameberry via AP)

What's in a name: Parents are reaching for gender-neutral baby names to help ensure freedom

Trump swings behind massive budget; big military increase

The Capitol is seen before dawn Wednesday after a night of negotiating on the government spending bill, in Washington, March 21, 2018. Congressional leaders all but finalized a sweeping $1.3 trillion budget bill Wednesday that substantially boosts military and domestic spending but leaves behind young immigrant

Talks over a $1.3 trillion government spending bill are almost complete as the White House and Capitol Hill Democrats ironed out deals on a first round of funding for President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall

Teen Palestinian protester gets 8 months in prison

In this Feb. 13, 2018 file photo, Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi is in a courtroom at the Ofer military prison near Jerusalem.  Israeli military court sentenced Palestinian teenage protest icon Ahed Tamimi to eight months in prison for slapping and kicking two soldiers after plea bargain was reached. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, File)

Israeli military court sentences Palestinian teenage protest icon Ahed Tamimi to eight months in prison for slapping and kicking two soldiers after plea bargain reached

Mueller investigated Sessions for perjury on Russia statements

Special counsel Robert Mueller and the FBI investigated Attorney General Jeff Sessions last year for misleading lawmakers about his contacts with Russians before eventually closing that part of the case, according to three people with knowledge of...

Republican Rick Saccone concedes defeat to Conor Lamb in Pennsylvania special election

Republican candidate Rick Saccone conceded defeat in the tight race for Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District, clearing the way for Democrat Conor Lamb to be sworn in next month.

Northeast gets clobbered with fourth snowstorm in 3 weeks

A restaurant employee uses a large bag for protection while shoveling snow off the parking lot during a snowstorm, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Jersey City, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Spring has kicked off with a wallop of wintry weather along the East Coast

Tempest over Trump-Putin call turns into uproar over leaks

FILE - In this file photo taken on Friday, July 7, 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany. The Kremlin said Trump called Putin to congratulate him on re-election, and White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed that Trump spoke with Putin Tuesday March 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

A published report says President Donald Trump was warned by his national security team not to congratulate Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election

Boko Haram returns Nigeria girls, warns not to put in school

Aishat Alhaji , second, right, one of the kidnapped girls from the Government Girls Science and Technical College Dapchi who was freed, is photographed after her release, in Dapchi, Nigeria, Wednesday March. 21, 2018. Witnesses say Boko Haram militants have returned an unknown number of the 110 girls who were abducted from their Nigeria school a month ago. (AP Photo/Jossy Ola)

Boko Haram Islamic extremists have brought back nearly all of the 110 girls they had kidnapped from a boarding school one month ago

IS suicide bomber kills 33 as Afghans celebrate new year

Police stand guard in the street after a suicide attack in front of the Kabul university in Kabul, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Afghan officials are reporting a large explosion on the road to a Shiite shrine in the capital, where people had gathered to mark the Persian new year. (AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul)

An Islamic State suicide bomber has struck on the road to a Shiite shrine in Afghanistan's capital, killing at least 33 people as Afghans celebrated the Persian new year

Facebook's Zuckerberg admits mistakes, outlines fixes

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the Oculus Connect 4 product launch event in San Jose, California, on Oct. 11, 2017. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Photo)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admits mistakes, outlines steps to protect user data in light of privacy scandal.

Israeli military confirms it hit Syrian nuclear site in 2007

Israeli military confirms it carried out 2007 airstrike in Syria that destroyed what was believed to be nuclear reactor



il Pomod'Oro will serve up handicapped access after all

First Selectman Mark Nickerson says there was a misunderstanding in which the building owner and...


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