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White House spokesman Spicer out as Trump seeks to fix image 5:40pm EDT

WASHINGTON White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday, ending a short and turbulent tenure that made him a household name and the butt of late-night television comedy lampoons, amid further upheaval within President Donald Trump's inner circle. | Video

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Activists, executives tell Texas Senate to ditch bathroom bill

AUSTIN, Texas Transgender activists and business leaders urged a Texas Senate panel on Friday to scrap legislation that would limit bathroom access for transgender people, saying it was a discriminatory measure that would hurt the state's economy.

U.S., Election 2016 2:34pm EDT

Trump orders review to strengthen U.S. defense industry

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday initiating a government-wide review of the U.S. defense industry and suggest changes to strengthen it.

Election 2016, U.S. 6:32pm EDT

Trump's legal team spokesman resigns amid reported shake-up

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's outside legal team spokesman has resigned amid media reports the team is being reorganized as investigations continue into alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign.

Election 2016, Russia 10:47am EDT

McCain illness deprives Senate of crucial vote, Trump critic

WASHINGTON If John McCain's illness requires a long absence from the U.S. Senate, his colleagues will be deprived of a dealmaker and leading voice on national security, while America's allies will lose one of the few Republican critics of President Donald Trump's foreign policy.

Election 2016 5:52am EDT