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Afghanistan has fallen so far from Americans' consciousness that some may have forgotten it's called the forgotten war
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan has fallen so far from Americans' consciousness that some may have forgotten it's called the forgotten war....

The Associated Press has learned that President-elect Donald Trump's choice for defense secretary was among several military officials whom the FBI concluded received anonymous letters from the woman who had an affair with then-CIA Director David Petraeus
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump's choice for defense secretary was among U.S. military officials who the FBI concluded received anonymous emails from the woman whose affair with then-CIA director David Petraeus led to his downfall, The Associated Press has learned....

President-elect Donald Trump's transition team is probing the Energy Department for information about the agency's operations and personnel
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump's transition team is asking Energy Department employees for information about the agency's operations and personnel, including a list of employees and contractors who attended international meetings on climate change over the past five years....

The Senate pushed to avert a government shutdown at midnight Friday as coal-state Democrats evoked President-elect Donald Trump in pleading for a more generous extension of health care benefits for retired miners
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate pushed to avert a government shutdown at midnight Friday as coal-state Democrats evoked President-elect Donald Trump in pleading for a more generous extension of health care benefits for retired miners....

In the heat of the presidential campaign, Donald Trump accused primary rival Ted Cruz of being controlled by Goldman Sachs because his wife previously worked for the Wall Street giant
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In the heat of the presidential campaign, Donald Trump accused primary rival Ted Cruz of being controlled by Goldman Sachs because his wife, Heidi, previously worked for the Wall Street giant. He slammed Hillary Clinton for receiving speaking fees from the bank....

Coal-state Democrats waged a fight for health benefits for thousands of retired miners, pointing to President Harry S. Truman's promise 70 years ago guaranteeing a lifetime of coverage
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Coal-state Democrats waged a fight for health benefits for thousands of retired miners, pointing to President Harry S. Truman's promise 70 years ago guaranteeing a lifetime of coverage. The stopgap spending bill contains a short-term fix and the issue will be revisited next spring....

The U.S. Homeland Security Department is closer to solving the mystery about why the state of Georgia believed the federal agency was trying to hack its election systems
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Homeland Security Department is closer to solving the mystery about why the state of Georgia believed the federal government was trying to hack its election systems....

President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review of election-season cyberattacks, including the email hacks that rattled the presidential campaign and raised fresh concerns about Russia's meddling in U.S. elections
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review of election-season cyberattacks, including the email hacks that rattled the presidential campaign and raised fresh concerns about Russia's meddling in U.S. elections, the White House said Friday....

President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn to an influential White House economic post, two people informed of the decision said Friday
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn to an influential White House economic post, two people informed of the decision said Friday....

A federal judge in Pennsylvania says he'll rule Monday on a Green Party-backed lawsuit that seeks a recount of paper ballots cast in the state's Nov. 8 presidential election
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Latest on efforts for recounts of the presidential race in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania (all times local):...

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The U.S. Homeland Security Department is closer to solving the mystery about why the state of Georgia believed the federal agency was trying to hack its election systems

The Associated Press has learned that President-elect Donald Trump's choice for defense secretary was among several military officials whom the FBI concluded received anonymous letters from the woman who had an affair with then-CIA Director David Petraeus

Attorney General Loretta Lynch is visiting a mosque in Virginia next week amid a sharp uptick in hate crimes targeting Muslims

Democratic Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia says coal-state Democrats won't shut down the government over health benefits for retired miners

Coal-state Democrats waged a fight for health benefits for thousands of retired miners, pointing to President Harry S. Truman's promise 70 years ago guaranteeing a lifetime of coverage

The Senate pushed to avert a government shutdown at midnight Friday as coal-state Democrats evoked President-elect Donald Trump in pleading for a more generous extension of health care benefits for retired miners

North Carolina's next governor is finally celebrating his election victory with supporters after it took four extra weeks to finalize what the outcome would be

Howard Dean is taking himself out of the race to become chairman of the Democratic National Committee

Democratic members of the electoral college who are trying to stop Donald Trump are raising money off their efforts


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