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Trump vowed to expand the number of U.S. aircraft carriers despite mounting vulnerabilities

Trump's pledge comes amid mounting evidence that potential enemies have built new anti-ship weapons able to destroy the expensive fleet of carriers.

Trump's 'beachhead:' The president has quietly installed hundreds in federal jobs

More than 400 hires were culled from the ranks of lobbyists, campaign staffers and alt-right news sites.

Are Donald Trump’s draconian immigration policies working?

There has been a 39 percent drop from January to February in the arrest of undocumented migrants.

Why has Trump appointed one of his critics as Russian ambassador?

The experienced diplomat takes the role amid investigations into Trump’s ties with Russia.

Women rally for equality, and against Trump, on International Women's Day

Dubbed "A Day Without a Woman," the nationwide events were modeled in part after pro-immigrant demonstrations on Feb. 16, the latest in a series of anti-Trump protests since his Nov. 8 election.

CIA contractors potential source behind latest WikiLeaks release

Intelligence agencies have been aware since the end of last year of the breach, which led to WikiLeaks releasing thousands of pages of information.

Texas moves to curb transgender bathroom access amid protests

The bill would require people to use restrooms that correspond with the gender on their birth certificate, not the gender with which they identify.

Does Ivanka Trump back or oppose abortion rights?

On International Women’s Day, the first daughter remains silent on the issue.

Rod Rosenstein nomination: What’s it really about?

The debate is larger than the U.S. attorney general for the District of Maryland.

In Trump's coming battle with Congress, who wins and who loses?

Even though Republicans hold majorities in both chambers of Congress, Trump’s path to getting what he wants is strewn with hazards.

Powerful winds whip through the Great Lakes region

Powerful and potentially dangerous winds blew across the Great Lakes region and the northeast United States Wednesday, derailing a train, blowing over tractor trailers and pushing a plane off a runway. Gusts reportedly reached 50-70 mph in some areas, according to the National Weather Service.

Vehicles have been trapped at Biloxi crash site before

If the charter bus in Tuesday's deadly crash with a train in Biloxi was stuck on the crossing before it was hit, it wouldn't be the first time for this intersection.

Military looking into reports of more nude photo groups

Four branches of the military are looking into the posting of nude photos of what appear to be female service members on various websites, a Pentagon official told CNN on Thursday.

At 7, this boy runs a company and saves for college

Ryan Hickman, at the ripe old age of 7, is the CEO, manager and employee of Ryan's Recycling Company.

Gay veterans group says it's not allowed in Boston St. Patrick's parade

A group representing gay veterans says it was denied entry to Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade over a rainbow flag, reigniting a tense issue that had seemingly been resolved and sparking promises of a boycott from the mayor and other elected officials.

Strange new twist in coldest murder case

Does an Illinois special prosecutor asked to probe if police manipulated evidence to convict an innocent man need his own special prosecutor?

“Public safety crisis,” State troopers prepare for ‘sinister’ budget cuts

OKLAHOMA CITY - The Department of Public Safety and Highway Patrol have dealt with budget cuts before. But, something about the threat of a 14.5 percent trimming feels different this year. "We have to protect the public, and we have to protect the citizens we serve and we have to look after the men and women of our organization and their families that we're trying to perform these missions with us," said OHP Chief Ricky Adams. "If we would have to absorb a 15 percent budget cut, we have to ask ourselves internally: 'Which of these missions can we no longer do?'"

House bill that would change voters’ criminal justice decision passes

OKLAHOMA CITY – Less than three months after Oklahoma voters voiced their opinion on criminal justice reform, a bill that would revert some of those decisions has passed the Oklahoma House. In November, Oklahoma voters approved State Question 780 and State Question 781. State Question 780 reclassifies some criminal offenses, like drug possession and property crimes, to misdemeanors instead of felonies. Supporters say treating drug addiction is much more effective than sending offenders to prison, and say it would save the state millions since half of all people incarcerated in Oklahoma are considered non-violent offenders.

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