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First Lady's Spokeswoman to Replace Sanders as White House Press Secretary

Melania Trump announced Tuesday that her longtime spokesman and confidante, Stephanie Grisham, will succeed Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary.

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Trump Threatens to Veto Aid Bill for Migrant Families

The White House is threatening to veto a $4.5 billion House bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the U.S. southern border, saying the measure ...

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Government Moves Migrant Kids After AP Exposes Bad Treatment

The U.S. government has removed most of the children from a remote Border Patrol station in Texas following reports that more than 300 children were detained there, caring for each ...

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Supreme Court Sides with Business, Government in Information Fight

The Supreme Court sided with businesses and the U.S. government Monday in a ruling about the public's access to information, telling a South Dakota newspaper it can't get the data ...

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Supreme Court Strikes Curtis Flowers Murder Conviction, Citing Race

The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the murder conviction of Curtis Flowers, an African American man whom prosecutors have tried six times for the same 1996 slayings of four people ...

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Trump Says Sarah Sanders to Leave White House at End of June

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration's credibility, as well as her own, will leave ...

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Federal Agency Recommends White House Aide Conway be Fired

A federal watchdog agency recommended Thursday that President Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent defenders, counselor Kellyanne Conway , for repeatedly violating a law that limits political activity ...

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Trump Nominates Mississippi-Based Judge to U.S. Appeals Court

President Donald Trump is nominating a federal district judge from southern Mississippi to serve on one of the nation's most conservative federal appeals courts.

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Sex Abuse Crisis Tops Agenda as Southern Baptists Convene

The Southern Baptist Convention gathers for its annual national meeting Tuesday with one sobering topic—sex abuse by clergy and staff—overshadowing all others.

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Scientist Predict Gulf 'Dead Zone' Nearly the Size of Turkey

Scientists are predicting a near-record Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" — an area where the water holds too little oxygen to sustain marine life.

State Campaigns 2018

With two competitive U.S. Senate races on the ballot and four House races, Mississippi hasn’t ...


Photos of the characters and places in R.L. Nave's story REBEL LAND: A Racial History ...