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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2017, file photo President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, with from left, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. The White House has already begun work on one of Trump’s next priorities: welfare reform. He said changes were “desperately needed in our country” and that his administration would soon offer plans. In October, Trump said at a Cabinet meeting that welfare reform was “becoming a very, very big subject, and people are taking advantage of the system.” (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 24, 2017 - 6:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Overhauling welfare was one of the defining goals of Bill Clinton's presidency, starting with a campaign promise to "end welfare as we know it," continuing with a bitter policy fight and producing change that remains hotly debated 20 years later. Now, President Donald Trump wants...
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The motorcade for President Donald Trump is seen, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Trump is en route to his Trump National Golf Club, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
November 24, 2017 - 5:59 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 6 p.m. President Donald Trump says he turned down an interview and photo shoot for Time magazine's "Person of the Year" issue. In a Friday evening tweet, Trump says the magazine informed him he was "probably" going to...
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November 24, 2017 - 4:30 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A quirk in the mail delivery system is forcing some residents of rural northern Missouri to have Iowa mailing addresses, causing problems when they vote, pay taxes and even when they die. U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill calls it "one of the dumbest things" she's seen and has sent a...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles for the Academy Awards. A report in the New Yorker stated that Weinstein paid $1 million to model Ambra Battilana Guiterrez to keep her from going public with accusations of him groping her during a meeting in his Manhattan office on March 27, 2015. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
November 24, 2017 - 2:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Since The New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in October, multiple men in entertainment, media and politics in the U.S. and beyond have faced allegations ranging from inappropriate behavior to forced sexual...
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November 24, 2017 - 2:02 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli media reports that the country's health minister, who heads a powerful ultra-Orthodox political party in Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition, is resigning over railway infrastructure work taking place on the Sabbath, when all labor is prohibited according to Jewish law. Channel...
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Nicole Dickey, 39, an adult learner at Community College Preparatory Academy in southeast Washington, poses for a picture in the computer laboratory Oct. 24, 2017. Faced with high illiteracy rates among city residents yet an extremely competitive job market, Washington is experimenting with adult education. The district has opened more than a dozen adult schools, both charter and traditional public ones that serve around 5,100 students. “My life has changed, I am here to make it better,” said Dickey, 39, who left high school after she became pregnant and spent the next two decades working low-paying jobs, raising five children, living on government assistance and struggling with alcoholism. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 24, 2017 - 1:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A high school dropout, Nicole Dickey adds fractions in math class at a charter school for adults, hoping to earn her high school credentials and find a good paying office job. "My life has changed, I am here to make it better," said Dickey, 39, who left high school after she...
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Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa, center, gestures to the cheering crowd as he leaves after the presidential inauguration ceremony in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. Mnangagwa was sworn in as Zimbabwe's president after Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, ending his 37-year rule. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
November 24, 2017 - 1:24 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabweans must set aside "poisoned" politics and work together to rebuild the nation and re-engage the world, new President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Friday, delivering an inclusive message to an exultant crowd that packed a stadium for his inauguration. Mnangagwa, blamed...
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Dallas Cowboys team owner Jerry Jones watches team warm ups before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
November 24, 2017 - 12:11 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — As soon as Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones confirmed he is backing off a threat of legal action over the future of Commissioner Roger Goodell, the focus turned to the performance of coach Jason Garrett and his staff. That's how bad the tailspin is for a team desperately...
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Emmerson Mnangagwa, center, and his wife Auxillia, right, arrive at the presidential inauguration ceremony in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. Mnangagwa is being sworn in as Zimbabwe's president after Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, ending his 37-year rule. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
November 24, 2017 - 9:57 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa, widely known as the Crocodile, is seen as a smart, ruthless politician, but many question if he will be able to bring the change the country craves. "We are witnessing the beginning of a new, unfolding democracy," the 75-year-old...
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In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 photo textile conservator Kate Tarleton, of Rochester, Mass., stands between two oversized spools holding a portion of the 1848, "Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage Round the World," at the museum in New Bedford, Mass. The quarter-mile-long (0.4-kilometer-long) panorama toured the U.S. after it was completed in 1848. . (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
November 24, 2017 - 9:52 am
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A museum has restored the longest painting in North America so it can share the story of American whaling with the public. The quarter-mile-long (0.4-kilometer-long) panorama toured the U.S. after it was completed in 1848. A section was featured at the 1964 New York World'...
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