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Trump weighs ousting Commerce chief Wilbur Ross after census defeat

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has told aides and allies that he is considering removing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after a stinging Supreme Court...

Pelosi on impeachment: ‘This isn’t about politics’

The last time Rep. Nancy Pelosi appeared at a Monitor Breakfast, in March 2017, she made news: She said she would have retired to...

Astrophysicists gear up for 2020 decadal survey

ST. LOUIS — As astrophysicists prepare to begin their next decadal survey, other scientists and members of Congress endorsed the overall process even as...

FAA extends comment period on commercial launch regulations

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration is extending a comment period on an overhaul of commercial launch regulations as some in industry seek more...

Boeing aims for first flight of 777X in late June: sources

SEATTLE/PARIS (Reuters) - Boeing Co is looking to make the first test flight of its 777X twin-aisle jet as soon as late June, people...

Game of 535 thrones: Reflections from working under the rotunda

When I tell people that I cover Congress, I get looks ranging from horror to sympathy.“How can you stand it?” they typically ask.But it’s...

Judge blocks some funds Trump sought for U.S.-Mexico border wall

The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday,...

Judge blocks some funds Trump sought for U.S.-Mexico border wall

The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday,...

NASA selects Maxar to build first Gateway element

LOS ANGELES — NASA has selected Maxar Technologies to develop the first element of its lunar Gateway, the Power and Propulsion Element (PPE), for...

Industry seeks more time to review revised commercial launch regulations

PASADENA, Calif. — Dissatisfied with the length and content of proposed rules to streamline commercial launch and reentry regulations, industry officials say they will...

Democrats won big in 2018 — so where's the beef?

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Factbox: Two dozen Democrats, two Republicans vie for presidential nomination

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party’s 2020 presidential nomination. Democratic 2020...

Uber’s Conservative IPO Valuation Faces Public Market Test

(Bloomberg) -- Uber Technologies Inc. took a conservative approach to its initial public offering Thursday, picking a share price toward the bottom of the...

Baby dead, three migrants missing after raft overturns in Rio Grande...

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Baby dead, three migrants missing after raft overturns in Rio Grande...

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Florida Panhandle asks: Should disaster relief really be political?

After Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle last October, residents say their world looked like a war zone: houses blown apart, trees gone,...

Democratic Senator Bennet of Colorado joins crowded 2020 field

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Michael Bennet of Colorado, whose political career has centered on improving the American education system, on Thursday became the...

Colorado Sen. Bennet enters presidential race after prostate cancer treatment

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Schumer, Pelosi, Trump agree to pursue $2 trillion infrastructure deal

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