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NEW YORK (AP) - Congressional Democrats on Wednesday dug in on their threats to reject any government funding bill that isn't paired with protection for thousands of young immigrants - a hard-line stance celebrated by liberal groups who have shrugged off risks of a government shutdown.
Seventeen months after her conviction, former Attorney General Kathleen Kane is free - and will remain so until her state appeals are exhausted. On Wednesday, an appeals court heard oral arguments in her case.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Drawing a clock. Counting backward by sevens. Rattling off words that begin with "F'' before a minute's up.
The new policy appears to be broad and aimed at protecting health-care workers who cite those reasons for refusing to take part in abortions, to treat transgender patients, or to participate in other types of care.
House GOP leaders scrambled to round up the votes for a short-term spending bill, faced with opposition from defense hawks. In the Senate, immigration activists pressured Democrats to oppose the bill.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Steve Bannon's attorney relayed questions, in real time, to the White House during a House Intelligence Committee interview of the former Trump chief strategist, people familiar with the closed-door session told The Associated Press.
The state Supreme Court could, if it chooses, define for the first time how much partisan influence is allowed when designing election maps. Justices are considering a challenge to the fairness of Pennsylvania's congressional district maps, which demographically favor Republicans.
Democrats and Republicans have warned in recent days that Trump is not clearly stating what he wants as part of a deal to replace the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and bolster security along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Three-quarters of the members of a federally chartered board advising the National Park Service abruptly quit Monday night out of frustration that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke had refused to meet with them or convene a single meeting last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A former photographer at the Department of Energy says he lost his job in retaliation for making public photos of a meeting between Secretary Rick Perry and a coal baron peddling a wish list of policy initiatives that would directly benefit his company.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's views on immigration and building a wall along the Mexico border have evolved since his presidential campaign, the White House chief of staff said Wednesday.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Three men accused of plotting to bomb an apartment complex housing Somali refugees in Kansas have no legal basis to request that prospective jurors come from rural counties where more residents voted for President Donald Trump, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.