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Mexico’s new ‘common man’ president hits the ground running

Lopez Obrador took his first flight as president Sunday, boarding a commercial airliner with the rest of the passengers. He has promised to sell the presidential jet as an austerity measure.

Trump keeps up pressure on Dems over border wall

Democrats have little interest in providing the $5 billion Trump wants for the border with Mexico. And even some Republicans balk at spending more than the $1.6 billion already provided.

Justices reject environmentalists’ appeal over border wall

The justices on Monday left in place a ruling by a federal judge in San Diego who rejected challenges claiming that the Trump administration improperly waived laws requiring environmental and other reviews before construction can begin.

Lawyers want porn star to pay Trump $340K in legal fees

Daniels sued Trump earlier this year seeking to break a non-disclosure agreement she signed days before the 2016 election about the tryst as part $130,000 hush money settlement. The president has denied the affair.

In photo, Bush’s service dog honors the late president

The president had a form of Parkinson's disease, and Sully could open doors, pick up items and summon help.

Former President George H.W. Bush dies at age 94

Family spokesman Jim McGrath says Bush died shortly after 10 p.m. Friday, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush.

Texas sues San Antonio police under sanctuary cities law

Paxton accuses Chief William McManus in a lawsuit Friday of violating the law when he refused to turn over migrants in a human smuggling case to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. McManus released the migrants instead.

Powerful quakes buckle Alaska roads, trigger tsunami warning

The U.S. Geological Survey said the first and more powerful quake was centered about 7 miles north of Anchorage, Alaska's largest city.

Trump joins Canada, Mexico leaders to sign new trade pact

Already Democrats and their allies in the labor movement are demanding changes to the agreement.