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Trump approves controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline

Trump pledged the pipeline's construction would bring new jobs, lower energy costs for Americans and reduce the country's reliance on foreign oil.

Trump praises 'Fox & Friends,' renews old feuds in early morning tweets

President Donald Trump volleyed a series of accusations on Twitter Monday morning, in the latest instance of him responding to reports on Fox News.

First Read's Morning Clips: The Latest in the Russia Investigation

A roundup of the most important political news stories of the day

OMB Diriector Mick Mulvaney: Washington's 'a lot more broken' than Trump thought

White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney questioned the GOP's capability to lead. 'Is the Republican Party capable of governing?' he asked.

A very consequential week didn't go well for President Trump

The president was rebuffed by the FBI director on wire tapping claims and lost a big health care fight, but his Supreme Court nominee fared well.

First Read's Morning Clips: Waiting for CBO

A roundup of the most important political news stories of the day

Under pressure, Mexican-owned Cemex says it won't help build Trump's border wall

Building supplier Cemex came under fire at home after company leaders indicated they would help with wall construction.

Mexico's bargaining chips with Trump? How about a corn boycott

After Trump's election, Mexico has looked to other markets to import corn, a move that could devastate American farmers.

If you're struggling to keep up with all things Trump, you're not alone. This is week 11

We're tracking President Trump's first 100 days in office. Here's a recap on week 11.

Republicans win a special House election in Kansas after an embarrassing red-state scare

The results of the Kansas congressional race were watched by both parties curious whether anti-Trump protests would be reflected at the ballot box.

Trump: ‘We’re not going into Syria’

President Donald Trump said that "we're not going into Syria" after the US launched a cruise missile strike against a government airbase in that nation over a chemical attack.

Putin meets with Tillerson in Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Russia gives Tillerson a dressing down, demands to know White House's real intentions on Syria

Russia steps up its rhetoric against the Trump administration, calling it "primitive" and "inconsistent."

CNBC survey: Trump's agenda is popular, until he acts on it

Just 39 percent of those surveyed approve of how Trump is doing his job.

Trump administration lifts hiring freeze

The federal hiring freeze imposed by President Trump in January is slated to be lifted Wednesday, but agencies won't be allowed to hire willy-nilly, the president's chief budget officer said.

The Fed isn't even close to being the biggest wild card for markets, Mohamed El-Erian argues

Politics rank as the top risk for financial markets, Allianz's chief economic advisor, Mohamed El-Erian, tells CNBC.

US needs China, shouldn't go it alone on North Korea, former ambassadors say

It's important that President Donald Trump "restrain himself" and build a relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Bill Richardson said.

Don't see Trump rally ending any time in the immediate future, expert says

Oliver Pursche explains why he's still investing in this market.

There's no reason for the market to fall apart, expert says

Even if President Donald Trump doesn't get his agenda enacted, the market can still rise, expert David Waddell said.

Investors would be making a mistake if they did this, expert says

You'll be a lousy investor if you try and follow what's going on in D.C. on a minute-by-minute basis, Evan Newmark says.

Here's what Trump's senior White House employees are worth

The White House documents show a group of some of the wealthiest people ever to join a presidential administration.

Trump seems to rule out deeper U.S. intervention in Syria

U.S. President Donald Trump is appearing to rule out deeper American military intervention in Syria beyond retaliatory strikes if Syrian President Bashar Assad continues his assault on civilians with chemical weapons.

Trump And Sessions Could Ruin Conservatives' Plans To Fix The War On Drugs

The attorney general's past suggests he'll push for long prison sentences for even non-violent drug offenses.

Some Theories On Trump's Bizarre Misuse Of Quotation Marks

And while we're at it, let's look at those parentheses.

Musicians From Countries Affected By Trump’s Travel Ban Fight Back At SXSW

Faarrow and Bassel & The Supernaturals will participate in the show, which will include music ranging from traditional to futuristic.

Witches Explain How To Take On Political Power With Occult Magic

“If we want things to change it’s time to do the work. That’s the good thing about witches is, they work.”

Creative People Are Saints In Artist's Beautiful Homage To Culture

Amidst Trump's threats to eliminate the NEA, artist Ventiko pays tribute to the sacred power of art.

Beyoncé's Pregnancy Photographer Turns Attention To Trump's America

“I’m putting it out there because I’m black and I’m Muslim and this is everything Trump has tried to stand against."

Trump’s EPA Cuts to Lead Paint Programs Are Going To Hit Black People The Hardest

Cuts to programs focused on reducing lead paint exposure could exacerbate environmental racism.

Baltimore Wants Police Reform. Trump's DOJ May Not Let That Happen.

Jeff Sessions has "grave concerns" about the proposed agreement addressing the troubled police department.

Family Immigrant Detention Centers Struggle To Get Child Care Licenses

Texas Republicans want to bend state rules to indefinitely detain immigrant mothers and their children, but they've hit a road bump.

Trump Administration Won't Routinely Separate Families At The Border After All

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said he “can’t imagine” splitting up children and their mothers except under certain circumstances.

Hispanic Caucus Fears DHS Head Will Turn A Blind Eye To Agents' Bad Conduct

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said he would look into their concerns.

Immigration Agents Won't Stop Making Arrests In Courts, Trump Officials Tell Judge

They urged California's chief justice in a letter to ask her state to drop its policies instead.

Trump Team Still Hasn't Defined Those 'Sanctuary Cities' That It Plans To Quash

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says they're thinking hard.

New York Defiant As Trump Threatens Funds Over 'Sanctuary' Immigration Policies

Sanctuary cities say they're on the right side of the law, but that doesn't mean Trump won't try to punish them.

Ana's Fate Rested With An Asylum Officer Who Had Just Been Told To Doubt Her Word

She showed up at the border bearing a scar from a gunshot wound to the head. The Trump administration plans to deport her.

Trump Is Relocating Immigration Judges To Speed Deportations. It May Not Work.

The White House says immigrants are abusing the court system, but judges may not agree.

Immigration Officers Test Boundaries Of Rules Discouraging Arrests At Schools, Churches

Government officials say they're following a "sensitive locations" policy. Advocates fear they're blurring the lines.

Rape Victims Aren't Seeking Help For Fear Of Deportation, Police Say

The LAPD says it's seen a dramatic 25 percent drop in rapes reported by the city's Latino population.

Trump Administration A No-Show At Hearings On Human Rights

The government said the absence was because of litigation, but observers say it was highly unusual.

Everywhere You Look, Americans Are Spreading Hate

If that feels melodramatic, you haven't been paying attention.

Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Would Burn Billions Of Dollars DHS Doesn’t Have

A giant wall and massive staff increases sound like expensive wishful thinking.

Oroville Dam Crisis Shows Why We Must Invest In Infrastructure

The nation's dams now earn an unnerving D grade.

Schumer Trolls GOP Over Trump's Comparison Of America To Putin

“Where are you? You know if a Democrat said it, you’d be just howling at the moon," he said.

Democrats Vow Dual Probes Of Trump's Russia Ties

“Nothing less than our system of checks and balances, democratic institutions, the rule of law and our national security is at stake,” Minority Leader Ch...

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