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  • Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser - PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a prominent military strategist known as a creative thinker, as his new national security adviser, replacing the ousted Michael Flynn....
  • Trump tries to move past controversies, toward legislating - WASHINGTON (AP) -- As President Donald Trump begins his second month in office, his team is trying to move past the crush of controversies that overtook his first month and make progress on health care and tax overhauls long sought by Republicans....
  • 10 Things to Know for Tuesday - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:...
  • Conservative group cancels speech by Yiannopoulos - LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited to this year's Conservative Political Action Conference after his attempt to clarify past comments on relationships between boys and older men fell flat with organizers....
  • Thousands of demonstrators across US say 'Not My President' - Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents Day protest dubbed Not My President's Day....
  • Russia's ambassador to United Nations falls ill, dies at 64 - NEW YORK (AP) -- Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent, savvy yet personable voice for his country's interests who could both spar and get along with his Western counterparts, died suddenly Monday after falling ill in his office at Russia's U.N. mission....
  • Iraqi troops advance on western Mosul as Mattis holds talks - SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi forces advanced Monday into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a push to drive Islamic State militants from the city's western half, as the visiting U.S. defense secretary met with officials to discuss the fight against the extremists....
  • Teen suicide attempts fell as same-sex marriage became legal - CHICAGO (AP) -- Teen suicide attempts in the U.S. declined after same-sex marriage became legal and the biggest impact was among gay, lesbian and bisexual kids, a study found....
  • AP, other media ask judge to order release of iPhone records - WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Associated Press and two other news organizations asked a judge Monday to force the federal government to reveal how much it paid for a tool to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California, shooters....
  • Special delivery: US-born panda cub Bao Bao bound for China - WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Zoo is packing up its American-born panda cub Bao Bao for a one-way flight to China, where the 3-year-old will eventually join a panda breeding program....