Tom Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, foreground, speaks as Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, left, President Donald Trump, second from left, and Karen Kerrigan.

Trump's possible China tariffs send opponents scrambling

President Donald Trump is considering broad tariffs on imports from China and an announcement could come as soon as next week. Industry groups and some lawmakers are scrambling to prevent a new front in a potential trade war that could reverberate across the U.S. economy.

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Nikolas Cruz is lead into the courtroom before being arraigned at the Broward County Courthouse in  Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Ex-student charged in Florida shooting silent in court

The former student charged with killing 17 people at a Florida high school last month remained silent in court Wednesday and had a not guilty plea entered on his behalf as police released more recordings that captured the terror of the Valentine's Day slayings.

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Students, aged 17 & 18, pose for photographs with a banner outside the front of the American School in London.

Students to walk out nationwide protesting gun violence

From Maine to Hawaii, students planned to walk out of school Wednesday to protest gun violence in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged in response to last month's massacre of 17 people at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

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Nikolas Cruz, accused of murdering 17 people in the Florida high school shooting, appears in court for a status hearing in Fort Lauderdale.

Florida prosecutors seeking death penalty in school shooting

Prosecutors intend to seek the death penalty for the former student charged with killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last month even though attorneys for Nikolas Cruz indicated he would plead guilty if his life was spared.

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President Donald Trump.

Trump's strong words on guns give way to political reality

Not two weeks ago, President Donald Trump wagged his finger at a Republican senator and scolded him for being "afraid of the NRA," declaring that he would stand up to the powerful gun lobby and finally get results on quelling gun violence following last month's Florida school shooting.

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FILE - This Aug. 29, 2017, file photo distributed on Aug. 30, 2017, by the North Korean government shows what was said to be the test launch of a Hwasong-12 intermediate range missile in Pyongyang.

US officials say no added conditions for North Korea talks

Trump administration officials said Sunday there will be no more conditions imposed on North Korea before a first-ever meeting of the two nation's leaders beyond the North's promise not to resume nuclear testing and missile flights or publicly criticize U.S.-South Korean military exercises.

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People watch a TV screen showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, left, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul.

US: Trump decision to meet Kim leader validates his approach

The White House said Friday the U.S. push to isolate North Korea compelled the reclusive nation to reach out for presidential-level talks, validating the Trump administration's hard-line strategy of economic penalties and bellicose barbs.

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Motorists make their way past a McDonald's restaurant with a flipped Golden Arches sign Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Lynwood, Calif. McDonald's has temporarily flipped its famous Golden Arches to look like a

McDonald's flips Golden Arches to a 'W' for Women's Day

McDonald's has temporarily flipped its famous Golden Arches to look like a "W'' — a move it says it made to recognize International Women's Day. The upside-down logo appeared Thursday on the fast-food giant's website and social media accounts.

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Nikolas Cruz, accused of murdering 17 people in the Florida high school shooting, appears in court for a status hearing in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

School shooting suspect indicted on 17 counts of murder

Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz was formally charged Wednesday with 17 counts of first-degree murder, which could mean a death sentence if he is convicted.

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European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstroem speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels.

EU ready for a 'stupid' trade war if Trump slaps on tariffs

The European Union says it's ready to retaliate against the U.S. over President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum — with counter-measures against iconic U.S. products like Harley Davidson motorcycles, Levi's jeans and bourbon.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, shakes hands with South Korean National Security Director Chung Eui-yong in Pyongyang, North Korea.

North Korea reportedly willing to hold nuclear talk with US

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has expressed a willingness to discuss nuclear disarmament with the United States and impose a moratorium on nuclear and missile tests during such talks, a senior South Korean official said Tuesday after returning from the North.

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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office of the White House.

Trump on Korean news: Could be 'progress' or 'false hope'

A cautious President Donald Trump spoke of possible progress Tuesday after South Korea announced that North Korea would halt nuclear weapons and missile tests and put its entire atomic arsenal up for discussion if the U.S. agrees to enter a negotiation. It could also be "false hope," the American leader said.

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President Donald Trump meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office of the White House.

Trump dangles Israel trip for new embassy; mum on peace plan

Under twin clouds of legal investigation, President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a united front on Monday, Trump announcing he might travel to Jerusalem to preside over the opening of the new U.S. Embassy Netanyahu had wanted, and the Israeli lavishing praise on the American leader.

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White House Communications Director Hope Hicks.

Hope Hicks leaving as Trump's communication director

White House communications director Hope Hicks, one of President Donald Trump's most trusted and longest-serving aides, abruptly announced her resignation, leaving a void around a president who values loyalty and affirmation.

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President Donald Trump touches the casket of Rev. Billy Graham, who died last week at age 99, during a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda where he will lie in honor as a tribute to America's most famous evangelist.

Graham praised by Trump, politicians as 'America's pastor'

The nation's political leaders bowed their heads for a solemn salute Wednesday to the Rev. Billy Graham in the soaring Capitol Rotunda, paying tribute to a man who ministered to presidents and other Americans of both parties.

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Larry Nassar listens during his sentencing at Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Mich.

Bill spurred by Nassar scandal concerns Catholic Church

A Michigan bill inspired by the Larry Nassar scandal that would retroactively extend the amount of time child victims of sexual abuse have to sue their abusers is drawing concerns from the Catholic Church, which has paid out billions of dollars to settle U.S. clergy abuse cases.

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Ivanka Trump, left, U.S. President Donald Trump's daughter and Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party Central Committee, right, attend the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Trump sees talks with NKorea only under 'right conditions'

President Donald Trump on Monday responded to an overture from North Korea for talks with the U.S., saying that will happen only "under the right conditions."

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People pause to pay respects to Billy Graham during a public viewing at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C.

Thousands pay their respects to the Rev. Billy Graham

Thousands of people from all walks of life — including a former president — filed slowly past the casket of the Rev. Billy Graham on Monday to pay their final respects to a man who reached millions with his message of salvation through Jesus Christ.

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Pallbearers carry the body of Rev. Billy Graham into a hearse before leaving the Billy Graham Training Center at the Cove on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 in Asheville, N.C. Graham's body will be brought to his hometown of Charlotte on Saturday as part of a pro

Admirers line streets, overpasses to see Graham's motorcade

Motorists pulled aside and well-wishers lined freeway overpasses to see the Rev. Billy Graham's motorcade barrel through his beloved home state of North Carolina on Saturday in a running tribute to "America's Pastor."

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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin waits to take the podium to begin a press briefing at the White House in Washington.

US tightens sanctions on North Korean shipping

The Trump administration escalated pressure on North Korea Friday by slapping sanctions on scores of companies and ships accused of illicit trading with the pariah nation.

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This file image made from video provided Feb. 28, 2018, show the damaged building following an earthquake in Mendi, Papua New Guinea.

Death toll from Feb. 26 Papua New Guinea quake rises to 125

Papua New Guinea police said Wednesday that an earthquake last month killed at least 125 people and forced another 35,000 from their homes.

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