Government and politics

President Donald Trump stands before speaking at a rally at the Phoenix Convention Center, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 22, 2017 - 11:00 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Arizona (all times PDT): 7:55 p.m. President Donald Trump is signaling that he wants to grant a pardon to former Sheriff Joe Arpaio over his recent conviction in federal court. Trump told a Phoenix crowd Tuesday that Arpaio is "going to...
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August 22, 2017 - 9:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The co-founder of a Washington opposition research firm that produced a dossier of salacious allegations involving President Donald Trump met for hours with congressional investigators Tuesday in a closed-door appearance that stretched into the evening. Glenn Simpson's lawyer...
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In this March 24, 2014 file photo, Jane Delgado, president of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, works in her office in Washington. U.S. Hispanics have longer life expectancy, but a new poll finds few older Latinos are confident that nursing homes and assisted living facilities can meet their needs. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
August 22, 2017 - 9:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Close to one-half of older Hispanics have faced language or cultural barriers interacting with health care providers, and few have confidence in long-term care facilities to meet their needs, according to a poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. And...
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In this March 24, 2014 file photo, Jane Delgado, president of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, works in her office in Washington. U.S. Hispanics have longer life expectancy, but a new poll finds few older Latinos are confident that nursing homes and assisted living facilities can meet their needs. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
August 22, 2017 - 7:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Close to one-half of older Hispanics have faced language or cultural barriers interacting with health care providers, and few have confidence in long-term care facilities to meet their needs, according to a poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. And...
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FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2017 file photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner appears at the 2017 Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Ill. Rauner sidestepped comment on a controversial political cartoon critics have called racist, saying he doesn’t have anything to add to the discussion “as a white male.” The Republican governor's spokeswoman released a statement Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, about the image circulated by a Chicago-based conservative think tank he has ties to. (Justin L. Fowler/The State Journal-Register via AP File)
August 22, 2017 - 6:20 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner sidestepped comment on a political cartoon critics have called racist, saying Tuesday he doesn't have anything to add to the discussion "as a white male." The first-term Republican has previously said he hadn't seen the image, which depicts a black Chicago...
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President Donald Trump speaks aside to members of the Office of Air and Marine of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection during a tour of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border equipment at their airport hanger at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Yuma, Ariz. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 22, 2017 - 6:08 pm
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Arizona (all times PDT): 2:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is greeting service members at a Marine Corps base in the 106-degree heat of Yuma, Arizona. Trump is also signing caps with his "Make America Great Again" campaign slogan and...
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August 22, 2017 - 3:43 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Republican congressman in a Kansas district that President Donald Trump narrowly lost last year was expected to face tough questions about health care and other issues Tuesday night during a town hall meeting, with national Democrats already targeting him. Rep. Kevin Yoder's...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at the State Department in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, to discuss Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
August 22, 2017 - 3:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday commended North Korea for recent restraint in its provocations and said it could point the way to a possible dialogue with the U.S. It was rare positive expression from the U.S. government toward the authoritarian government in Pyongyang...
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August 22, 2017 - 3:34 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Republican congressman in a Kansas district that President Donald Trump narrowly lost last year is expected to face tough questions about health care and other issues during a town hall meeting. National Democrats already were targeting Rep. Kevin Yoder before Tuesday night's...
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FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2016, file photo, Billy Joel performs at Madison Square Garden in New York. Joel performed at the arena on Aug. 21, 2017, with a yellow Star of David sewn to his sport coat. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP, File)
August 22, 2017 - 2:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel wore a bright yellow Star of David on his black suit during an encore at Madison Square Garden. Monday's performance by "The Piano Man" came more than a week after a rally by neo-Nazis and other groups in Charlottesville, Virginia, ended in deadly violence against...
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