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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at the White House in Washington, DC. (GETTY IMAGES/PHOTO)

Trump administration official fired

A senior Trump administration official was fired following criticism in a private speech of U.S. President Donald Trump’s policies and his inner circle of advisers.

In this April 26, 1989 file photo, Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in the 1973 court case, left, and her attorney Gloria Allred hold hands as they leave the Supreme Court building in Washington after sitting in while the court listened to arguments in a Missouri abortion case. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Roe v. Wade plaintiff Norma McCorvey dead at 69

Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym “Jane Roe” led to the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision that legalized abortion but who later became an outspoken opponent of the procedure, died Saturday. She was 69.

In this Jan. 24, 2017, photo, face transplant recipient Andy Sandness attends a speech therapy appointment at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Tragedies give survivor a new face

He’d been waiting for this day, and when his doctor handed him the mirror, Andy Sandness stared at his image and absorbed the enormity of the moment: He had a new face, one that had belonged to another man.

U.S. President Donald Trump. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Trump administration to revise travel ban

The Trump administration said in court documents on Thursday it wants a pause in the legal fight over its ban on travellers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, so it can issue a replacement ban as it strives to protect the nation from terrorism.

This police booking photo released Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 by the Horry County Police Department in Conway, S.C., shows Benjamin McDowell. McDowell is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm. (Horry County Sheriff's Office via AP)

White supremacist planned Roof-type attack: FBI

A white supremacist with felony convictions in South Carolina bought a gun from an undercover FBI agent, telling the agent he planned an attack in “the spirit of Dylann Roof,” authorities said Thursday.

In this Jan. 30, 2017, file photo, Esteban Santiago, centre, is led from the Broward County jail for an arraignment in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Santiago competent to stand trial: Lawyer

An Alaska man accused of killing five people and wounding six in a shooting rampage at a major Florida airport is competent to proceed with his court case despite indications of mental illness, his attorneys told a judge Thursday.

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Horse genitals seized at Dulles Airport

Customs and Border Protection agents have seized 42 pounds of horse meat, including 13 pounds of horse genitals, from two women arriving from Mongolia at Dulles International Airport in Virginia.

This June 23, 2005, aerial photo provided by the California Department of Water Resources shows Oroville Dam, Lake Oroville and the Feather River in the foothills of Sierra Nevada near Oroville, Calif. The concrete spillway that was undermined and developed huge holes in the last few days is at lower left. Release of water from the dam, the damaged spillway and the use of an earthen emergency spillway has caused a temporary evacuation on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, of thousands of people downstream. (Paul Hames/California Department of Water Resources via AP)

Crews rush to repair damaged dam

Nearly 200,000 Northern Californians who live downstream of the country’s tallest dam were allowed to return home Tuesday after two nights of uncertainty, but they were warned they may have to again flee to higher ground on a moment’s notice if hastily made repairs to the battered structure don’t hold.

Zhong Jiye, a co-founder of Shenzhen Trump Industrial Co., demonstrates the use of one of his firm's high-end Trump-branded toilets at the company's offices in Shenzhen, China, on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. (Mark Schiefelbein/AP Photo)

Last flush for Trump toilets in China?

There's a Trump toilet, a Trump condom, a Trump pacemaker and even a Trump International Hotel among hundreds of trademarks in China that don't belong to Donald Trump. But after a decade of grinding battle in China's courts, the president is expected to get an unlikely win on Tuesday: the rights to his own name.