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A federal judge in Virginia plans to rule as soon as possible on extending a block on President Donald Trump’s ban on travel to the U.S. by residents of seven majority-Muslim countries. more
The U.S. Senate confirmed Tom Price, a congressman and physician, to head the Department of Health and Human Services, a post where he’ll have a leading role in Republican efforts to dismantle Obamacare and implement its replacement, and oversee a budget of more than $1 trillion. more
Now that President Donald Trump’s travel ban has been lifted, at least temporarily, 13 refugees who were in limbo will be able to travel to Rhode Island to make their homes here. more
Senate Republicans barred Democrat Elizabeth Warren from the rest of the debate over President Donald Trump’s attorney general nominee, Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, after she read a 1986 letter attacking him by Coretta Scott King. more
The Trump administration will return to court Tuesday to argue it has broad authority over national security and to demand reinstatement of a travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries that stranded refugees, triggered protests and handed the young government its first crucial test. more
Rhode Island’s continued public borrowing is taking a larger portion of state and local spending, driving the Ocean State’s rank in the nation for public expenditures ever higher, according to the latest study by the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council released Tuesday. more
President Donald Trump said the process for coming up with a replacement for the Affordable Care Act could stretch into 2018, a longer time frame than he previously indicated. more
An attack at Paris’s Louvre museum Friday ensured that terrorism and security will remain front and center of a roller coaster presidential election that has brought the populist National Front closer than ever to power in France. more
Republicans in Congress will begin a process Thursday of rescinding a federal rule aimed at preventing people with serious mental-health problems from buying guns, one of the earliest targets in a long list of Obama administration regulations lawmakers plan to reverse. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Wednesday said he’ll continue efforts to shore up the city’s finances, while promising to improve local infrastructure, education and city services. more
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