Mueller questioned 20 White House employees in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 20 White House employees have given interviews to the special counsel in his probe of possible obstruction of justice and Trump campaign ties to Russian election interference, according to a document that underscores the breadth of the investigation.

  • Written by By CHAD DAY and MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press

Trump plan offers citizenship path to 1.8 million immigrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has unveiled a proposal that provides a pathway to citizenship for 1.8 million young immigrants living in the country illegally, in exchange for new restrictions on legal immigration and $25 billion in border security.

  • Written by By ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and ALAN FRAM , Associated Press

US economy grew at 2.6 percent rate in fourth quarter

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a solid rate of 2.6 percent in the final three months of last year, helped by the fastest consumer spending since the spring of 2016 and a big rebound in home construction.

  • Written by By MARTIN CRUTSINGER , AP Economics Writer

NASA honors 7 killed on space shuttle Columbia 15 years ago

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA honored the seven astronauts killed aboard shuttle Columbia 15 years ago, with a special musical tribute Thursday by the son of Israel's first astronaut.

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  • Written by By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

Trump declares America open for business under his tenure

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Declaring that America is open for business under his leadership, President Donald Trump told a wary gathering of political and business elites on Friday that the economic growth taking place in the U.S. under to his "America first" agenda also benefits the rest of the world.

  • Written by By CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press