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A legal battle is expected to come down to one question: Is it constitutional for the president to ignore Congress' decision not to give him all the money he wants for a Southern border wall, like that at Tijuana, Mexico, and, instead get it by declaring a national emergency?
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Former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke left the Trump administration amid unresolved ethics investigations. His department has been inundated by Freedom of Information requests and is now proposing a new rule which critics charge could limit transparency.
Tom and Tamara Conry stand outside their home in Paradise, Calif., which was almost untouched by November's deadly Camp Fire. Their property insurer notified them in December that it would not renew their policy past January.
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Survivor Maryland kicks off its 12th season with a challenge where participants' arms are tied to a plastic cup of water that's resting on the top of a ledge. One wrong move and the cup (and its contents) will tumble.
Alexsis Rodgers, president of Virginia Young Democrats, is one of the disappointed constituents who worked hard to elect some of the officials at the center of the Virginia controversies. Now, Rodgers says, the state democratic party must develop diverse leaders before there's another crisis.
Most American cars run on gasoline. But analysts say that's poised to change as electric vehicles take over the market, although they disagree on how soon.
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Supporters stand on a roof with placards and banners as they attend a campaign rally of the Nigerian opposition leader Atiku Abubakar on Thursday in Jimeta, eastern Nigeria.
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Maria Butina walks with Alexander Torshin, then a member of the Russian upper house of Parliament, in Moscow in 2012. The Senate Finance Committee is now investigating a think tank linked to both of them.