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US hiring slowed to 155K jobs, jobless rate stayed 3.7%

The Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate remained 3.7 percent, nearly a five-decade low, for the third straight month.

Hart steps down as Oscars host over his past anti-gay tweets

Hart's attitudes about homosexuality were also a well-known part of his stand-up act. In the 2010 special "Seriously Funny," he said "one of my biggest fears is my son growing up and being gay."

November border arrests jump to highest in Trump presidency

Trump, who has made border wall construction a top funding priority, dispatched 5,600 active-duty troops to the Mexican border in November as a large caravan of Central American migrants moved through Mexico to the northern border city of Tijuana, across from San Diego.

Bush final farewell takes on personal, distinctly Texas feel

NOMAAN MERCHANT, JUAN A. LOZANO and WILL WEISSERT | ASSOCIATED PRESS HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush’s family and friends praised his faith, humility and...

Pelosi rejects funding wall to protect young immigrants

Pelosi said Thursday that wall funding and legal protections for so-called "Dreamers" should not be linked, saying "they're two different subjects."

Dick Cheney biopic ‘Vice’ tops Golden Globes nominations

Are you excited about the Golden Globes? The nominations were announced this morning.
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George H.W. Bush Funeral Live: Watch memorial in Houston

Watch memorial in Houston for George H.W. Bush.

Border agent indicted for capital murder in 4 Texas deaths

"The scheme in this case, from Ortiz's own words, was to clean up the streets of Laredo by targeting this community of individuals who he perceived to be disposable, that no one would miss and that he did not give value to."

Bush celebrated with praise and humor at cathedral farewell

George W. Bush broke down briefly at the end of his eulogy while invoking the daughter his parents lost when she was 3 and his mother, Barbara, who died in April. He took comfort in knowing "Dad is hugging Robin and holding Mom's hand again."

Mexico’s new leader says relations with Trump good

Lopez Obrador said he is hopeful the two sides can agree on development aid for Central America and southern Mexico to create jobs so people won't have to emigrate.