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The Latest: Modi invites Trump and family to visit IndiaIndia's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited Trump to visit him in India, and capped the offer with a hug
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FILE--In this July 26, 2016 file photo, former Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., hugs wife Jane during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Sanders and his wife Jane O'Meara Sanders have hired lawyers in the face of federal investigations into the finances of the now-defunct Burlington College, which closed last year due, many feel, to debts incurred when Jane Sanders entered into an ill-advised real estate deal. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Feds looking into Bernie Sanders, wife over real estate dealA spokesman for the wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says she has hired a lawyer as federal investigators examine a real estate deal involving a Vermont college she once ran
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., looks out after boarding an elevator Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. Senate Republicans unveil a revised health care bill in hopes of securing support from wavering GOP lawmakers, including one who calls the drive to whip his party's bill through the Senate this week "a little offensive." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22 million uninsuredCBO estimates the Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured in 2026 than under President Barack Obama's health care law.
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The Latest: Former Trump adviser confirms FBI interviewsA former foreign policy adviser to President Donald Trump has acknowledged being interviewed by the FBI several months ago
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FILE - In this April 26, 2017, file photo House Armed Services Committee Chairman Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Thornberry unveiled legislation June 26, that will seek $705 billion in military spending for the next fiscal year, more than at any point during the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and a level that even a number of his fellow Republicans don’t support. Thornberry argues the sharp increase is essential to repair a military badly in need of repair after 16 years of almost continuous combat.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Armed Services panel chairman seeks $696 billion DOD budgetDeclaring the U.S. military in dire need of rebuilding, an influential House committee chairman pressed his case Monday for $696 billion defense budget in 2018 _ more military spending than at any point during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
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Federal review debunks Georgia election hack accusationThe Department of Homeland Security says allegations that the federal government tried to hack Georgia's election systems are unfounded
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House ethics panel launches inquiry of 2 Dems, plus aideThe House ethics committee says it is investigating complaints against two veteran Democratic lawmakers and a top aide to a third Democrat
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer points to a questioner during the daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
President's media strategy creating frictionThe White House holds another off-camera briefing, exasperating reporters and leading to a confrontation between Sean Spicer and CNN's Jim Acosta
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FILE - In this June 23, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. President Donald Trump unleashed a series of tweets Monday, June 26, 2017, in which he tried to place the blame for Russian meddling in U.S. politics on and deflect charges of obstruction and collusion onto former President Barack Obama. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
In defense, Trump seeks to redefine meaning of obstructionTrump unleashes a series of tweets in which he tries to place the blame for Russian meddling in U.S. politics on Obama
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FILE - In this March 10, 2014 file photo, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips cracks eggs into a cake batter mixer inside his store in Lakewood, Colo. The Supreme Court is taking on a new clash between gay rights and religion in a case about a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in Colorado. The justices said Monday, June 26, 2017, they will consider whether a baker who objects to same-sex marriage on religious grounds can refuse to make a wedding cake for a gay couple.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
Case of gay couple's wedding cake heads to Supreme CourtA Colorado clash between gay rights and religion that started as an angry Facebook posting about a wedding cake is headed to the US Supreme Court
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Who can get around the travel ban?Foreign travelers in a "bona fide relationship" with a person or entity in the United States can get around the travel ban for now
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With a larger-than-life inflatable Joe Arpaio set up by protesters, members of the media follow former Maricopa County Sheriff Arpaio as he leaves U.S. District Court on the first day of his contempt-of-court trial with attorney Mark Goldman, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Prosecutors use Joe Arpaio's immigration talk against himProsecutors trying to convict former Sheriff Joe Arpaio of violating a court order to stop traffic patrols that targeted immigrants displayed comments he made in news releases and TV interviews in which he bragged about immigration enforcement
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