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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., leaves the chamber after announcing an agreement in the Senate on a two-year, almost $400 billion budget deal that would provide Pentagon and domestic programs with huge spending increases, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 07, 2018 - 2:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders announced Wednesday they have sealed agreement on a two-year budget pact that would shower the Pentagon and domestic programs with almost $300 billion above existing limits, giving wins to both GOP defense hawks and Democrats seeking billions for infrastructure...
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This photo released by the press office of the Kurdish militia, People's Protection Units or YPG, shows protesters waving giant flags of the YPG and other parties and militias, during a demonstration against Turkish threats, in Afrin, Aleppo province, north Syria, Thursday, Jan 18, 2018. Deputy Syrian Foreign Minister Faysal Mekdad said the country's air force will shoot down any Turkish fighter jets that attack Syria. The warning comes as tensions are skyrocketing over apparent Turkish preparations to attack a Kurdish enclave in the north of the country. (YPG Press Office via AP)
January 19, 2018 - 8:35 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's defense minister said Friday there is no turning back from his country's decision to launch a ground assault on a Syrian Kurdish-controlled enclave in northwest Syria, saying the offensive had "de facto" started with the sporadic Turkish military shelling of the area...
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White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
January 16, 2018 - 10:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's health (all times local): 10:45 p.m. The White House physician says President Donald Trump performed "exceedingly well" on a surprise cognitive screening test administered last week. Navy doctor Ronny Jackson administered Trump's first...
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This X-ray image provided by the attorney for Glenford Turner, of Bridgeport, Ct., shows a scalpel that Turner claims was left inside him after undergoing surgery in 2013 at a Veterans Administration hospital in Connecticut. The army veteran is suing the hospital after the scalpel was only discovered years later and he suffered from long-term abdominal pain. (Courtesy of FAXON Law Group via AP)
January 15, 2018 - 1:27 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — An Army veteran is suing a Veterans Affairs Hospital in Connecticut after he says someone left a scalpel inside him after surgery, and it was only discovered years later, after he suffered from long-term abdominal pain. Glenford Turner, of Bridgeport, sued the VA in U.S...
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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump smiles as he meets with members of the U.S. Coast Guard, who he invited to play golf, at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump is getting his first medical checkup since taking office, a head-to-toe exam as questions swirl about the health and fitness of the oldest person ever elected to the nation’s highest office. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 10, 2018 - 12:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first medical checkup since taking office nearly a year ago comes as questions linger about his health and mental fitness. The 71-year-old president is due for an exam on Friday at a military hospital in suburban Washington. Presidents aren't required to...
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Gracie Parrish, center, holds a candle for her late husband Zackari Parrish, a Douglas County deputy, at Mission Hills Church in Littleton, Colo., Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. A man who shot and killed the Colorado deputy and wounded several others along with a few civilians was an attorney and an Iraq war veteran who had posted videos online in recent months criticizing professors and law enforcement officials, authorities said Monday. (Dougal Brownlie/The Gazette via AP)
January 02, 2018 - 10:23 pm
DENVER (AP) — The gunman who killed a Colorado sheriff's deputy escaped from the mental health ward of a VA hospital in Wyoming in 2014 but was located and returned, according to a Veterans Affairs document obtained by The Associated Press Tuesday. The document was provided to the AP by a...
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President Donald Trump walks from the Oval Office as he leaves the White House in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, to visit Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
December 21, 2017 - 6:32 pm
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump has paid a holiday visit to wounded service members at Walter Reed National Medical Center, hailing them as "some of the bravest people anywhere in the world." During his visit Thursday, the president awarded the Purple Heart to a soldier wounded earlier...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017 file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump says McCain is returning home to Arizona after being hospitalized over the side effects from his brain cancer treatment. The 81-year-old McCain has been hospitalized at Walter Reed Medical Center in Maryland. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
December 18, 2017 - 9:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on John McCain (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Sen. John McCain says he's feeling well and is looking forward to returning to work in Washington after the holidays. The Arizona Republican tweeted late Monday morning his "thanks to everyone for your support & words of...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017 file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump says McCain is returning home to Arizona after being hospitalized over the side effects from his brain cancer treatment. The 81-year-old McCain has been hospitalized at Walter Reed Medical Center in Maryland. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
December 18, 2017 - 1:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. John McCain on Monday expressed thanks for the overwhelming support as he battles brain cancer, saying he is feeling well and looks forward to being back on the job in January. The 81-year senator returned home to Arizona after being treated for a viral infection...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017 file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump says McCain is returning home to Arizona after being hospitalized over the side effects from his brain cancer treatment. The 81-year-old McCain has been hospitalized at Walter Reed Medical Center in Maryland. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
December 18, 2017 - 1:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Sen. John McCain (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Republican Sen. John McCain has been treated at a military hospital for a viral infection and is "responding positively" to ongoing treatment for brain cancer. That's the word Sunday from Dr. Mark Gilbert, chief of Neuro-...
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