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Donald J. Trump is the 45th President of the U.S.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pledging to empower America’s “forgotten men and women,” Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington. His victory gives Republicans control of the White House for ...

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Undocumented Tenn. residents want in-state tuition

Non-profit Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition, or TIRRC, encouraged APSU students to lobby for undocumented Tennessee residents’ right for in-state tuition during their visit to APSU on Monday, Nov. 2. TIRRC is a non-profit focusing on the empowerment and support of immigrants and refugees to the state. According to ...

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Obama welcomes World Series champion Red Sox, reflects on marathon bombing

DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama welcomed the World Series champion Red Sox to the White House Tuesday, praising their triumph on the field while hailing them as a symbol of their city’s “grit and resilience” in the wake of last year’s Boston Marathon bombing. ...

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Obama vowing to flex presidential powers in speech

JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated by years of partisan gridlock, President Barack Obama is moving to flex his presidential powers during his sixth year in office. He’s starting by using Tuesday, Jan. 28’s 8 p.m. State of the Union address to announce executive actions to ...

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Obamacare proves Obama doesn’t care for students

»Phillip Swanson –Staff Writer Every time I turn on the TV, I hear about Obamacare. I can barely get through a television show without a commercial about it. So, I decided to buckle down and figure out exactly what is going on with the new health care deal. My only ...

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Obama unveils gun plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conceding “this will be difficult,” President Barack Obama urged a reluctant Congress on Wednesday to require background checks for all gun sales and ban both military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines in an emotion-laden plea to curb gun violence in America. The president’s sweeping, $500 million ...

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