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Who wins and who loses in Trump’s decision to pull the United States from the Iran deal?

  President Trump made an announcement from the White House, keeping his campaign promise, that the United States would withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, also known as the Iran nuclear deal. John Fritze reports. John Fritze, USA TODAY   National Security Adviser John Bolton attends the ceremonial swearing-in of Secretary of State […]

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Melania Trump ‘really fun’ but ‘can’t go outside,’ says French first lady Brigitte Macron

French first lady Brigitte Macron says Melania Trump’s life is full of restrictions. Time President Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcome French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte Macron, as they arrive for a State Dinner at the North Portico of the White House in Washington.(Photo: SAUL LOEB, AFP/Getty Images) France’s first lady […]

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Syria chemical attack would be the eighth since Trump took office

A suspected poison gas attack on the rebel-held town of Douma, near the Syrian capital, has killed at least 40 people, according to Syrian activists, rescuers and medics. USA TODAY This image released early April 8, 2018, by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets shows a child receiving oxygen after a suspected poison gas attack […]

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Citizenship question to be put back on the 2020 Census

Immigrants receive assistance with their U.S. citizenship applications at a Citizenship Now! event in New York City (Photo: John Moore, Getty Images) The Commerce Department has reinstated a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, a move some argue can be counterproductive to getting accurate counts of who lives in the United States. The U.S. Census Bureau […]

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Oscars 2018: Predicting who will win — and who should

USA TODAY movie critic Brian Truitt predicts who will take home an Oscar this year and who really deserves it. USA TODAY   Daniel Kaluuya stars as a young black man who finds out the sinister reason he was invited to meet his girlfriend’s family in ‘Get Out.’ (Photo: Universal Pictures) BEST PICTURE Call Me By […]