- Homeland Security chief: No use of military for deportations
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that the United States won't enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations."
- White House adviser asked FBI to dispute Russia reports
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump's campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election, a White House official said late Thursday.
- Trio of military men gain growing influence with Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a White House laden with competing power centers, a trio of military men has emerged as a force to be reckoned with.
- White House expects Justice crackdown on legalized marijuana
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal law against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday, offering the Trump administration's strongest indication to date of a looming crackdown on the drug, even as a solid majority of Americans believe it should be legal.
- The Latest: WH adviser asked FBI to refute Russia story
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):
- AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims, and gets, undue credit
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is giving himself too much credit for sending criminal foreigners out of the country and saving money on fighter planes. He's getting too much credit from one of the few women with a top White House job for elevating women in the administration.
- Pew: Hispanics split on issues before Trump inauguration
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of Hispanic immigrants who were neither born in the United States nor have a permanent resident card said they were concerned about their place in the United States, even before the Trump administration made clear its intentions to aggressively crack down on illegal immigration, according to a Pew Research Center survey released Thursday.
- Caitlyn Jenner calls Trump transgender decision 'a disaster'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner is taking President Donald Trump to task for his administration's reversal of a directive on transgender access to public school bathrooms.
- The Latest: Pence says conservative have a rare opportunity
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the Conservative Political Action Conference (all times local):
- Conservatives urged not to 'squander' Trump presidency
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump's vice president and top aides delivered one overriding message Thursday to the thousands of conservative activists gathered for their annual conference outside of Washington: Don't blow it.