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President: US will develop space-based missile defense

President Donald Trump on Thursday laid out plans for a new array of space-based sensors and other high-tech systems designed to more quickly detect and defeat attacks.

Watchdog: Thousands more kids separated

Thousands more migrant children may have been split from their families than the Trump administration previously reported, in part because officials were stepping up family separations long before the border policy that prompted international outrage last spring, a government watchdog said Thursday.

Hospital safeguards ‘failed tremendously,’ patient’s widow says

The announcement involving patients from the past few years raised questions about whether drugs were used to hasten deaths intentionally and possibly illegally.

Trump’s lawyer walks back earlier remarks

President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Thursday walked back comments from the night before in which he maintained that he had “never said there was no collusion” between Russia and members of Trump’s 2016 White House campaign.

World’s permafrost gets warmer; Siberia rises the most

Associated Press BERLIN Scientists say the world’s permafrost is getting warmer, with

4 Americans among dead in Syria blast

Associated Press BEIRUT Two U.S. service members and two American civilians were among those

Attack in Kenya kills at least 21

Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya The death toll from an extremist attack on a luxury hotel and

Pelosi asks Trump to delay State of the Union speech

Associated Press WASHINGTON A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the

Pair charged in death of Cleveland boy whose remains found behind home

The caregivers for a 4-year-old boy whose remains were found in a garbage bag by a landscaper in the backyard of a vacant home in Cleveland have been charged with murder

Attorney general nominee: ‘I will not be bullied’

Barr asserts independence during hearing Associated Press WASHINGTON Vowing “I will not be

Tariffs take toll on China’s exports to US in December

Associated Press BEIJING China’s 2018 trade surplus with the United States surged to a record

New governor touts optimism

Republican takes office as Ohio’s 70th chief executive Staff/wire report COLUMBUS New

President denies working for Russia

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday denied he ever worked for Russia

King loses committee positions over racial comment

Ryan introduces censure resolution Staff/wire report WASHINGTON Veteran Republican Rep. Steve