Former Congressman Anthony Weiner leaves federal court following his sentencing in New York.

Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner released from prison

Disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison in Massachusetts.

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President Donald Trump.

White House indicates Trump to veto disapproval of emergency

President Donald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border, a top White House adviser said on Sunday.

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, second from left, talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping as U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, left, and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, right.

Trump says he might extend deadline in US-China talks

President Donald Trump said that "there's a possibility" he would extend a March 2 deadline in trade talks with China if the two countries are closing in on a deal.

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President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House to declare a national emergency in order to build a wall along the southern border, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Trump declares national emergency to build border wall

Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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President Donald Trump.

Congress OKs border deal; Trump will sign, declare emergency

Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government shutdown, but a new confrontation was ignited — this time over President Donald Trump's plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency to siphon billions from other federal coffers for his wall on the Mexican boundary.

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President Donald Trump.

Trump still coy on border deal - but expected to sign

President Donald Trump isn't showing his hand yet. But with little Washington appetite for another shutdown, he's expected to grudgingly accept an agreement that would keep the government open but provide just a fraction of the money he's been demanding for his Mexican border wall.

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Mechelle Boyle, who appeared in an iconic image comforting Cathi Rush during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.

2 Parkland moms now divided over guns

t's an image that has become emblematic of the Parkland school massacre : two terrified moms outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, one of them a tall, weeping blonde with the black smudge of Ash Wednesday on her forehead, the other a petite redhead crying in despair on her shoulder.

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President Donald Trump.

Trump not 'thrilled' with border deal, not saying he'll sign

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he's "unhappy" with a hard-won agreement to prevent a new government shutdown and finance construction of more barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, but he didn't say whether or not he would sign the measure.

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Michelle Carter awaits her sentencing in a courtroom in Taunton. Photo:AP

Woman begins jail sentence for texting suicide conviction

A Massachusetts woman who sent her suicidal boyfriend a barrage of text messages urging him to kill himself was jailed Monday on an involuntary manslaughter conviction nearly five years after he died in a truck filled with toxic gas.

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Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto, right, shakes hands with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Pompeo warns of risks to US cooperation over Huawei

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that America might be forced to scale back certain operations in Europe and elsewhere if countries continue to do business with the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei.

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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker appears before the House Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill.

Acting AG overseeing Mueller probe says he's not interfered

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said on Friday that he has "not interfered in any way" in the special counsel's Russia investigation as he faced a contentious and partisan congressional hearing in his waning days on the job.

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Pope Francis kisses the hand of a child during the weekly general audience at the Vatican.

US nuns urge changes to church structure to address abuse

The largest association of religious sisters in the United States called Thursday for an overhaul of the male-led leadership structure of the Catholic Church, after Pope Francis publicly acknowledged the problem of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns.

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San Francisco firefighters battle a fire on Geary Boulevard in San Francisco.

San Francisco gas explosion shoots fire that burns buildings

A gas explosion in a San Francisco neighborhood shot flames into the air Wednesday and burned five buildings, sending panicked residents and workers fleeing into the streets.

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President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump to meet North Korean leader Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam

President Donald Trump will hold a two-day summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam to continue his efforts to persuade Kim to give up his nuclear weapons.

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Michelle Carter sits in Taunton District Court in Taunton, Mass.

Conviction upheld for woman who urged boyfriend's suicide

A young woman who as a teenager encouraged her boyfriend through dozens of text messages to kill himself is responsible for his suicide, Massachusetts' highest court ruled Wednesday in upholding her involuntary manslaughter conviction.

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Firefighters work the scene of a deadly plane crash in the residential neighborhood of Yorba Linda, Calif.

Chicago police have no record of pilot in California crash

A pilot killed along with four people when a small plane crashed in a Southern California neighborhood was not a retired Chicago police officer, as initially identified, authorities said Tuesday.

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President Donald Trump.

Trump squabbles with Democrats before speech on unity

The bitter partisanship of the past two years was on full display Tuesday just hours before President Donald Trump was to call for optimism and unity in his State of the Union address.

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FILE - This Feb. 6, 2015, file photo, shows a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine on a countertop at a pediatrics clinic in Greenbrae, Calif.

Northwest measles outbreak revives debate over vaccine laws

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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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a news conference at the State Department in Washington.

US pulls out of Cold War-era nuclear treaty, blaming Russia

The United States announced Friday that it is pulling out of a landmark nuclear arms treaty with Russia, arguing that it should not be constrained by a deal Moscow is violating with "impunity" by deploying banned missiles. 

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks to reporters during a news conference a day after a bipartisan group of House and Senate bargainers met to craft a border security compromise aimed at avoiding another government shutdown, at the Capitol

Trump, Pelosi stances on wall suggest deal will be difficult

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared Thursday that there'll be no "wall money" in any compromise border security deal as she and President Donald Trump signaled that congressional negotiators may never satisfy his demands for his cherished Southwest border proposal.

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Cameron shares David Tua’s pain

WHEN YOU NEED A FRIEND: Former foes and now friends Shane Cameron and Toaletai David Tua share a video at David Tua’s boxing gym.

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