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Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., listens at right as the committee's Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, to discuss the committee's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Senate intel leaders pledge Russia probe cooperationThe top Republican and Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee say they will steer clear of politics in probing Russian interference in last year's presidential election _ in sharp contrast to a similar investigation in the House
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Vice President Mike Pence, left, speaks before administering the oath of office to U.S. Ambassador to Israel David M. Friedman, center, accompanied by his wife Tammy, right, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
David Friedman sworn in as Trump's ambassador to IsraelBankruptcy attorney David Friedman has been sworn in as U.S. envoy to Israel, becoming President Donald Trump's first ambassador to take office
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Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin speaks outside federal court in Honolulu, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. A federal judge in Hawaii questioned government attorneys Wednesday who urged him to narrow his order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban because suspending the nation's refugee program has no effect on the state. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson is hearing arguments on whether to extend his temporary order until Hawaii's lawsuit works its way through the courts. Even if he does not issue a longer-lasting hold on the ban, his temporary block would stay in place until he rules otherwise. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
US judge questions government on narrowing travel ban blockA federal judge in Hawaii has questioned government attorneys who urged him to narrow his order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban because suspending the nation's refugee program has no effect on the state
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
Capitol Hill police stand guard at the Botanic Gardens on Capitol Hill on Washington, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, after a woman struck a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser with a vehicle near the Capitol on Wednesday morning and was taken into custody, police said. (AP Photo/Michael Biesecker)
Woman, 20, charged with plowing into Capitol Police cruiserPolice say a woman described as "erratic and aggressive" drove a car into a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser near the U.S. Capitol
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
The Latest: Police ID woman who drove into Capitol cruiserU.S. Capitol Police have identified a 20-year-old woman they say crashed into a police cruiser and nearly hit several officers near the Capitol
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House approves bill to force public release of EPA scienceHouse Republicans are taking aim at the Environmental Protection Agency, targeting how officials use science to develop new regulations
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State Dept. employee accused of misleading FBI in China caseThe Justice Department says a veteran State Department employee has been charged with making false statements to the FBI about gifts she received from Chinese intelligence agents
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FILE - In this March 28, 2017 file photo, Ivanka Trump speaks at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington. Ivanka Trump announced Wednesday, March 29, 2017, that she will serve as an unpaid employee in the White House. She said she has “heard the concerns some have with my advising the President in my personal capacity.” (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Ivanka Trump to become official White House employeeIvanka Trump is officially joining the administration as an unpaid employee
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke speaks at the Interior Department in Washington, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Zinke said geographic and physical challenges will make it difficult to build the "big, beautiful wall" that President Donald Trump has promised on the U.S.-Mexico border.  (AP Photo/Molly Riley)
Zinke: Border wall 'complex,' faces geographic challengesGeographic and physical challenges will make it difficult to build the "big, beautiful wall" that President Donald Trump has promised on the U.S.-Mexico border
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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. talks with Russian opposition politician Vladimir Kara-Murza on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on "Civil Society Perspectives on Russia."  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Putin critic says he narrowly escaped death after poisoningA Russian opposition leader sharply critical of President Vladimir Putin has told U.S. lawmakers that he narrowly escaped death last month after being poisoned with a substance his doctors still haven't been able to identify
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Census suggests counting LGBT, then "corrects" and deletesThe Census director says members of Congress had requested that the agency count LGBTQ Americans in the 2020 Census, but an agency review found no reason to do so
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The Latest: Judge to rule on longer travel ban block todayA federal judge in Hawaii says he'll decide Wednesday whether to extend his temporary order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban until Hawaii's lawsuit is resolved
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