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The Latest: Judge: Women could lose birth control under rule

The Latest on a hearing on California's attempt to block new birth control rules by the Trump administration (all times local):

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Federal workers rally in Boston to demand end to shutdown

Federal workers who aren't getting paychecks amid the lingering government shutdown rallied in Boston Friday to call on President Donald Trump to drop his demand for funding for a wall on the southern U.S. border.

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Trump says changes coming on high-tech visas

President Donald Trump says changes are coming in the way that the U.S. handles temporary H1-B visas, which allow American companies to bring high-tech and other skilled workers into the U.S. from abroad.

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The Latest: Miami airport to close terminal amid shutdown

The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local):

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California heads to court to fight Trump birth control rules

A U.S. judge will hear arguments Friday over California's attempt to block new rules by the Trump administration that would allow more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women.

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Trump closer to declaring emergency; 800,000 won't get paid

President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall, as pressure mounts to find an escape hatch from the three-week impasse that has closed parts of the government, leaving hundreds of thousands of workers without pay.

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Trump administration eyes disaster money to fund border wall

The Trump administration is considering using billions in unspent disaster relief funds earmarked for areas including hurricane-pounded Puerto Rico and Texas and more than a dozen other states to pay for President Donald Trump's border wall as he weighs signing a national emergency declaration to...

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Cohen, ex-Trump lawyer, to testify publicly before Congress

President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, will testify publicly before a House committee next month in a hearing that could serve as the opening salvo of a promised Democratic effort to scrutinize Trump, his conflicts of interest and his ties to Russia.

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In TV address on the wall, Trump wrongly used the bludgeon again

The arguments he made for a wall in 2016 were effective then, but the world looks different now. He could have updated his case but didn't.

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