Harward was offered the job to replace Michael Flynn, who was fired Monday by Trump. But Harward said no, reportedly because the job was too demanding to bring him out of retirement.
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In southwestern Pennsylvania, collapsed mining and steel industries led to economic and environmental downturn. A divided father and daughter work to find common ground to save their hometown.
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The plan that House Republicans discussed Thursday would replace Affordable Care Act subsidies with tax credits and cut Medicaid funds to the states.
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A day after President Trump raised questions about the decades-old approach to Middle East peace, his pick to become ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, has his confirmation hearing.
NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Tom Wong, assistant professor of political science at the University of California, San Diego, about how the Trump administration may carry out immigration policy differently, especially for people previously considered low priority.
World Relief, one of the main refugee resettlement agencies, will lay off a fifth of its staff members and close five offices due to President Trump capping refugee admissions this year at 50,000.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Sen. Blumenthal of Connecticut about his call for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to name a special counsel to investigate ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn.
President Trump held a free-flowing wide-ranging news conference on Thursday to defend his administration and decry what he called "fake news" stories about his associates' ties to Russia.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Bloomberg reporter Anthony Capaccio about Trump's calls to the general responsible for the Lockheed fighter jet program, with the Boeing CEO reportedly listening in.
As Democrats look to rebuild in the wake of the 2016 election, the race to chair the Democratic National Committee has become a test of which direction the party will go in.
House lawmakers are headed home for a week where many are facing potentially contentious town hall events with constituents over the Republican Party's plan to repeal and replace Obamacare.
President Trump announced a new nominee to run the Labor Department on Thursday. R. Alexander Acosta is a law school dean and former U.S. attorney in southern Florida. He's also been a member of the National Labor Relations Bureau.
President Donald Trump denied contact between his presidential campaign and Russia, defended the conduct of his now-ousted national security adviser, and complained about what he called delays by Congress in confirming his nominee to become director of national intelligence.
Immigrant rights groups in New Orleans are organizing to resist Trump's move to deport people who are in the country illegally. But city and state leaders have conflicting positions.
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Trade in food between the U.S. and Mexico has exploded over the past 15 years. President Trump is talking about restricting that trade, but when it comes to food, such moves could backfire.
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In a wide ranging news conference, the president said his fired national security adviser did nothing wrong, but mislead the vice president.
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During what was billed as an announcement of the president's new labor secretary nominee, Trump spoke about former national security adviser Michael Flynn and continued to laud his election win.
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Judge Roy McGeady says there's probable cause for a probe to continue into the governor's involvement in a case that has generated federal charges against his former allies.
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For years, President Trump has been seeking to expand his trademark registrations in China. This week, he won a case. But ethics experts say that raises questions about conflict of interest.
Amid a feud with the intelligence community and a potential new "review," President Trump's nominee to become director of national intelligence is nowhere close to being confirmed.
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