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The U.S. Capitol Building Dome is seen before the sun rises in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Trump says he's eager to sign sweeping criminal justice billA criminal justice bill passed by the Senate would give judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders and would boost prisoner rehabilitation efforts and has been hailed by scores of conservative and liberal advocacy groups
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In a Nov. 29, 2018, file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell addresses the Federal Reserve Board's 15th annual College Fed Challenge Finals in Washington. The Federal Reserve is poised Wednesday, Dec. 19, to raise its key interest rate for the fourth time this year. But beyond that, its plans are shrouded in uncertainty. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
Fed is expected to raise rates while Trump presses criticismFed is expected to raise rates even while Trump presses criticism
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Elon Musk, co-founder and chief executive officer of Tesla Inc., speaks during an unveiling event for the Boring Co. Hawthorne test tunnel in Hawthorne, Calif., on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018.  Musk has unveiled his underground transportation tunnel, allowing invited guests to take some of the first rides ever on the tech entrepreneur's solution to "soul-destroying traffic." (Robyn Beck/Pool Photo via AP)
Elon Musk unveils underground tunnel, offers rides to VIPsElon Musk unveils his underground transportation tunnel
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Yemeni mom wins fight to fly to US to give dying son kissA Yemeni mother blocked by travel ban plans to flies to California after winning visa fight to kiss her dying son 'one last time'
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Prada withdraws luxury trinkets over blackface controversyPrada is no longer selling a line of accessories and displays following complaints they featured blackface-style imagery
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Beatrice "Bea" Angela Duran works in her office at the Culinary Union, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, in Las Vegas. Nevada became the first state in the U.S. with an overall female majority in the Legislature on Tuesday when county officials in Las Vegas appointed Duran and another women to fill vacancies in the state Assembly.(AP Photo/John Locher)
Nevada becomes 1st US state with female-majority LegislatureNevada has become the first state in the country with an overall female-majority Legislature
The Associated Press13 hours ago
An autonomous vehicle called an R1 created to deliver groceries is displayed outside a Fry's grocery store, which is owned by Kroger Co., in Scottsdale, Ariz., Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. The fully autonomous vehicle is set begin piloting public roads Tuesday with no back up driver, though it will be monitored by humans in another automobile. (AP Photo/Brian Skoloff)
Need some milk? Driverless cars start delivering groceriesThe nation's largest grocery chain has leaped into the driverless delivery market
The Associated Press13 hours ago
President Donald Trump's former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn arrives at federal court in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Seemingly close to redemption, Flynn has to wait some moreCourtroom snapshot: Judge dashes Flynn's hopes of walking out of court a free man, postpones sentencing with a blistering rebuke
The Associated Press15 hours ago
U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., speaks, during a news conference Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, at the Capitol in Phoenix, after Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, rear, announced his decision to replace U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz. with McSally in the U.S. Senate seat that belonged to Sen. John McCain. McSally will take over after Kyl's resignation becomes effective Dec. 31. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Martha McSally to fill McCain Senate seat after losing raceU.S. Rep. Martha McSally will take over the Senate seat that belonged to the late John McCain after she lost the race for Arizona's other spot in the chamber
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Russia's Internet Research Agency (IRA) escalated its campaign of misinformation targeting US voters in 2015.
Social media and misinformation: It's a game of whack-a-moleSocial media companies are fighting an expensive and increasingly complex battle against Russian trolls who are using catchy memes, bots and fake accounts to influence elections and sow discord in the U.S
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, June 4, 2018 file photograph, baker Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colo., manages his shop after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that he could refuse to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple because of his religious beliefs did not violate Colorado's anti-discrimination law. Attorneys for Phillips are in federal court in Denver Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, to seek to overturn a Colorado Civil Rights Commission ruling that the baker discriminated against a transgender person by refusing to make a cake to mark the person's transition from male to female. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Colorado baker back in court over 2nd LGBT bias allegationAttorneys for a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds say the state is punishing him again for not baking a cake celebrating a gender transition
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Claudia Maquin, 27, shows a photo of her daughter, Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin in Raxruha, Guatemala, on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. The 7-year-old girl died in a Texas hospital, two days after being taken into custody by border patrol agents in a remote stretch of New Mexico desert. (AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)
Officials baffled by large migrant groups at remote crossingLarge numbers of Guatemalan families and unaccompanied children are turning themselves in to U.S. immigration agents in an extremely remote stretch of New Mexico desert, a new smuggling route that has baffled authorities
The Associated Press16 hours ago
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