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Trump and Ryan head for clash over budget - and ideology

President Donald Trump’s proposal to slash domestic spending to preserve the two biggest drains on the federal government — Social Security and Medicare — has set up a battle to determine who controls the Republican Party’s ideology.

Trump to seek spending spike for the military and cuts elsewhere

President Donald Trump will instruct federal agencies Monday to assemble a budget for the coming fiscal year that includes sharp increases in Defense Department spending and drastic enough cuts to domestic agencies that he can keep his promise to leave Social Security and Medicare alone, according to four senior administration officials.

An Oscars shocker, in more ways than one

Underdog 'Moonlight' wins best picture, but not after a scene of chaos; 'La La Land' wins six awards, including best actress and best director.

Homeless find a champion in Canada's Medicine Hat

The strategy has been widely adopted in Europe and Australia. In the United States, it has found its most striking success in reducing homelessness among military veterans in cities like New Orleans, Salt Lake City and Phoenix. But no country has embraced the approach as firmly as Canada.

No plan to fix US missile defense system

The Pentagon is pushing ahead with an expansion of the nation's homeland missile defense system, including a launch facility in Alaska, despite a newly recognized deficiency that affects nearly all the system's rocket interceptors, a Los Angeles Times investigation has found.

Misgivings in Trump land

These Iowans voted for Trump. Many of them are already disappointed.

Bergdahl lawyers ask U.S. Army court to dismiss case due to Trump comments

Lawyers for U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl said on Sunday they will ask an Army appeals court to dismiss charges against him in the belief that President Donald Trump's repeatedly calling him a "traitor" during the election campaign make it impossible for him to get a fair trial.

Democrats pick Perez to lead party against Trump, Republicans

U.S. Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as chairman on Saturday, choosing a veteran of the Obama administration to lead the daunting task of rebuilding the party and heading the opposition to Republican President Donald Trump.

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