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Native Americans prepare to battle Trump over Utah national monument

After eight years of having friends in the Obama administration, Native Americans are resisting edicts from the White House and Congress as never before. In south Utah, several tribes are girding to challenge President Donald Trump if he follows through on pledges to rescind or shrink the Bears Ears National Monument, created by President Barack Obama to protect Native American antiquities.

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Ryan, Trump huddle as GOP struggles for votes to repeal Obamacare

Donald Trump prizes his skills as a negotiator. It’s the No. 1 selling point for the author of “The Art of the Deal.” But Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan could see their first legislative push as president, repealing Obamacare for a new health bill, fall apart today — a death blow at the hands of their own fractious party.

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Chuck Berry's rock ’n’ roll legacy

Jon Pareles, a music critic for The New York Times, reflects on the pioneering music and attitude of rock legend Chuck Berry.
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Chuck Berry's rock ’n’ roll legacy

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One arrest as protesters block DeVos from D.C. middle school

Barack and Michelle Obama wish you a Merry Christmas from the White House 3:55

Barack and Michelle Obama wish you a Merry Christmas from the White House

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