Trump picks camera-proven Kudlow as top economic aide

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has chosen Larry Kudlow to be his top economic aide, elevating the influence of a longtime fixture on the CNBC business news network who previously served in the Reagan administration and has emerged as a leading evangelist for tax cuts and a smaller government.

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Builders optimism slides for third consecutive month

 

NEW YORK (AP) — A new survey is revealing fading optimism among homebuilders, and a downward revision in sentiment from February suggests a more sustained perception of deterioration.

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From somber to angry, school walkout protests vary in tenor

Students hoisted "Stand United" signs. They chanted "''Hey, hey, ho, ho - the NRA has got to go" outside the White House. Others put 14 desks and 3 podiums in a circle to honor the students and faculty killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High.

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AP: Military often fails young sex assault victims on bases

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A decade after the Pentagon began confronting rape in the ranks, the U.S. military frequently fails to protect or provide justice to the children of service members when they are sexually assaulted by other children on base, an Associated Press investigation has found.

  • Written by By JUSTIN PRITCHARD and REESE DUNKLIN , Associated Press