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Schumer seizes on Trump team's offer to work with Dems
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's aides opened the door to working with moderate Democrats on health care and other issues while Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer quickly offered to find common ground with Trump for repairing former President Barack Obama's health care law....

GOP controls federal government but struggles to govern
The Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump era....

Touting Trump ties, Netanyahu skips thorny US-Israel issues
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu touted a close and growing relationship with the new Trump administration during a speech Monday to a major pro-Israel lobby group, but skipped over thornier issues like settlement construction and a path forward for peace with Palestinians....

Supreme Court won't restore $7.25B swipe fees settlement
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court will not restore a $7.25 billion settlement between merchants and Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. over credit card transaction fees....

Senate panel to meet on Supreme Court nominee, delay likely
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Senate panel is meeting to consider President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court and Democrats are widely expected to delay a vote until next week....

Trump plans office to bring business ideas to government
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is set to announce a new White House office run by his son-in-law that will seek to overhaul government functions using ideas from the business sector....

Ivanka Trump to attend women's economic summit in Berlin
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ivanka Trump is planning a trip to Germany to attend a summit on the economic empowerment of women, a senior administration official says....

Agency follows a uniquely American way of funding arts
NEW YORK (AP) -- When the National Endowment for the Arts was established in 1965, organizers had different models to choose from....

Justices won't hear appeal in music copyright dispute
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from record companies that want to pursue copyright infringement claims against music site Vimeo for hosting unauthorized recordings from the Beatles, Elvis Presley and other classic artists....

Trump's border wall with Mexico faces all kinds of obstacles
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has now laid out exactly what he wants in the "big, beautiful wall" that he's promised to build on the U.S.-Mexico border. But his effort to build a huge barrier to those attempting to enter the U.S. illegally faces impediments of its own....

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FILE - In a Friday, March 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. President Trump on Sunday, March 26, attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Barack Obama's health care law as his aides pledged to court moderate Democrats on upcoming initiatives from health care to tax cuts. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) AP Photo/Evan Vucci

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