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President Donald Trump talks to journalists at the Oval Office of the White House after the health care bill was pulled before a vote, accompanied by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price (L) and Vice President Mike Pence, in Washington, March 24, 2017.

White House looks past conservatives on tax reform

The White House warned rebellious conservative lawmakers that they should get behind President Donald Trump’s agenda or he may bypass them on future legislative fights, including tax reform.
Arnold Schwarzenegger participates in a panel for &quotThe New Celebrity Apprentice" in Universal City, California, Dec. 9, 2016.

Arnold Schwarzenegger schools internet troll for mocking Special Olympics

Arnold Schwarzenegger turned an offensive comment about the Special Olympics that someone left on his Facebook page into a “teachable moment” this week.

Protesters outside White House demand ‘Pizzagate’ investigation

Wearing T-shirts and holding banners defending the conspiracy theory — which falsely linked Hillary Clinton to an alleged child-sex-trafficking ring operating out of a D.C. pizza parlor — protesters took turns climbing onto an elevated stage in Lafayette Square to demand politicians and mainstream news media take their claims seriously.

Lola Albright, alluring actress in stylish ‘Peter Gunn’ TV series, dies at 92

Lola Albright, an alluring actress who was perhaps best known for her role as a sultry nightclub singer in the noirish television detective series “Peter Gunn,” died March 23 in Los Angeles. She was 92.

Buck Hill, saxophonist and DC ‘local legend,’ dies at 90

Buck Hill, a renowned saxophonist and mainstay of the Washington jazz scene for more than 60 years and who was known as the “Wailing Mailman” for his day job with the U.S. Postal Service, died March 20 at his home in Greenbelt, Maryland. He was 90.

John Herbers, journalist on front lines of civil rights reporting, dies at 93

ohn Herbers, a reporter based in the South who wrote with urgency about church burnings and bombings during the civil rights struggle, died March 17 at a retirement community in the District of Columbia. He was 93.

Trump tastes failure as House health care bill collapses

President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the health care system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies.

The NFL has effectively blackballed Colin Kaepernick

A week before Christmas 1996, Craig Hodges, who twice during his 10 NBA seasons was the league’s best three-point shooter, filed a federal lawsuit against the NBA. He charged that the league colluded to end his career four seasons earlier.

Trump greenlights Keystone XL pipeline, but obstacles loom

President Donald Trump’s administration approved TransCanada Corp’s Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, cheering the oil industry and angering environmentalists even as further hurdles for the controversial project loom.

Wall Street dips in dramatic session as health bill pulled

A dramatic session on Wall Street ended with stocks slightly lower on Friday as they pared losses in late-afternoon trading after Republicans pulled their bill to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system.

Stocks slide after health care bill vote postponed

Wall Street declined on Thursday after lawmakers delayed a vote on a health care bill seen as President Donald Trump’s first policy test.

Trump preparing orders to review trade deals, procurement

The Trump administration is preparing new executive orders to re-examine all 14 U.S. free trade agreements and review government procurement policies to aid American companies, two administration officials said.

William Keeler, cardinal who led Baltimore’s archdiocese for 18 years, dies at 86

Cardinal William Keeler, who headed Baltimore’s archdiocese for 18 years and took a leading role in making the Catholic Church more responsive to the 2002 sexual-abuse scandal, died March 23 at a home for the aged in Catonsville, Maryland. He was 86.

Republican Nunes apologizes over handling of Trump surveillance claim

The Republican head of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee apologized on Thursday for the way he handled sensitive allegations about U.S. spy agency surveillance of President Donald Trump’s team.

House leaders postpone vote on their health care plan

House leaders postponed a vote Thursday on their plan to overhaul the nation’s health care system, casting doubt on whether President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, can deliver on one of the GOP’s central promises to the voters who placed Republicans in power.

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Boston's Brad Marchand (left) and Ottawa's Bobby Ryan (9) battle for position during the second period of Tuesday night's NHL game at TD Garden in Boston.

Senators get important win over slumping Bruins

Craig Anderson made 34 saves and Kyle Turris scored his second goal of the game 4:04 into the third period, allowing the Ottawa Senators to end a four-game losing streak with an important 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.
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