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Trump tests presidential power, declares emergency at border

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will declare a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Trump encourages Americans to ‘choose greatness’ in State of the Union

The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union address

Trump squabbles with Democrats before speech on unity

After two years of bitter partisanship and personal attacks, President Donald Trump will call for unity and cross-party cooperation in Washington during Tuesday's State of the Union address, a message likely to ring hollow with emboldened Democrats eager to block his push for a border wall.

Trump says ‘wall’ must be part of lawmakers’ border deal

Capitol Hill negotiators are hopeful of an agreement as they officially kick off talks on a homeland security spending bill stalled over funding for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall.

Trump signs bill to end government shutdown

President Donald Trump has signed a bill that temporarily opens the federal government for three weeks, ending the longest shutdown in U.S. history at 35 days.

Senate rejects rival Dem, GOP plans for reopening government

A splintered Senate swatted down competing Democratic and Republican plans for ending the 34-day partial government shutdown on Thursday, leaving President Donald Trump and Congress with no obvious formula for halting the longest-ever closure of federal agencies and the damage it is inflicting around the country.

Trump’s shutdown proposal faces uncertain fate in Senate

President Donald Trump's proposal to reopen the government, sweetened with immigration provisions aimed at mollifying Democrats but which have alienated some conservatives, is headed for Senate action, its prospects uncertain.

Shutdown goes on as Trump offer doesn’t budge Democrats

Thirty-one days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse than when it began, with President Donald Trump lashing out at his opponents after they dismissed a plan he'd billed as a compromise.

SHUTDOWN: Schumer says Trump’s proposal won’t pass Senate

The Senate's top Democrat predicts the president's proposal to break the shutdown stalemate won't pass the Senate.

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Virginia lawmakers down to the wire on key marijuana bill

Talks between Democrats in the House and Senate have been tense in recent days as the two chambers tried to work out significant differences between their versions of the legislation.

2 skiers defy death in descent of Yosemite’s Half Dome

Professional skiers say there's no margin for error, and a small misstep could lead to death.

Seattle ups its outdoor dining game, Seahawks-style

Tickets are $100 per person, plus tax and a service charge. Diners eat their meals under an open-sided tent on the field, near the north end zone.