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U.S. Congress passes short-term bill to avert government shutdown 7:49pm EDT

WASHINGTON The Republican-led Congress averted a U.S. government shutdown on Friday and gave lawmakers another week to work out federal spending through Sept. 30, with tricky issues like defense spending still unresolved. | Video

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EPA says website undergoing makeover to match Trump, Pruitt views

WASHINGTON The website of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA.gov, is getting a makeover to reflect the views of President Donald Trump and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, the agency said on Friday.

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U.S. appeals court grants Trump request on climate regulations case

WASHINGTON A U.S. appeals court on Friday granted a Trump administration request to put on hold a legal challenge by industry and a group of states to former President Barack Obama's regulations aimed at curbing greenhouse emissions mainly from coal-fired power plants, rules that the Republican president is moving to undo.

Republicans begin final push on killing Obama-era regulations

WASHINGTON Lawmakers, lobbyists and interest groups are making a final push in their fight over regulations enacted during former President Barack Obama's last months in office, with the financial services industry working hard to kill a rule on retirement plans run by states.

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Exclusive: Trump says he thought being president would be easier than his old life

WASHINGTON He misses driving, feels as if he is in a cocoon, and is surprised how hard his new job is. | Video

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