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Farmers to get $4.7 billion in first round of U.S. aid

August 27, 2018 05:01 pm Updated: August 27, 2018 05:01 pm

U.S. farmers will get $4.7 billion in a first round of direct government aid to compensate for market losses caused by Chinese tariffs in a trade war that's hurting some of President Donald Trump's core supporters.

Trump signs proclamation for flag to be flown at half-staff to honor McCain after criticism that White House raised flag too soon

August 27, 2018 04:37 pm Updated: August 27, 2018 04:37 pm

WASHINGTON - After flying at half-staff for barely a day in tribute to Sen. John McCain , R-Ariz., U.S.

Trump announces separate US-Mexico trade agreement, says Canada may join later

August 27, 2018 12:24 pm Updated: August 27, 2018 12:25 pm

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump announced Monday that the United States has reached agreement with Mexico on a new trade deal that he declared will not be called NAFTA -- a name he said has bad connotations.

Shooting suspect at Florida video-game event killed at least 2 people before taking his own life. He is believed to be from Baltimore.

August 27, 2018 11:23 am Updated: August 27, 2018 11:23 am

At least three people were dead and 11 injured after a gunman opened fire Sunday afternoon during a video game tournament in Florida that drew professional players from around the world.

Flags at White House return to full staff after brief tribute to Sen. McCain

August 27, 2018 10:59 am Updated: August 27, 2018 10:59 am

WASHINGTON - U.S. flags at the White House returned to full staff on Monday morning as the nation continued to mourn the death of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.

Three people charged after Confederate statue toppled at the University of North Carolina

August 24, 2018 05:12 pm Updated: August 24, 2018 05:12 pm

Three people were charged Friday in connection with the toppling of a Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina, for rioting and defacing a public monument.

Robin Leach, engaging host of TV's 'Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous,' dies at 76

August 24, 2018 02:17 pm Updated: August 24, 2018 02:17 pm

Robin Leach, a British-born TV personality and unapologetic practitioner of "Jacuzzi journalism" whose long-running show "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" ogled the world's most conspicuous consumers consuming conspicuously, died Aug.

Trump Organization executive granted immunity in federal probe of Cohen

August 24, 2018 02:12 pm Updated: August 24, 2018 02:12 pm

Allen Weisselberg, chief financial officer for the Trump Organization, was one of the executives who helped arrange $420,000 in payments to President Donald Trump's longtime attorney Michael Cohen to help reimburse him for hush money he paid an ad