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AP Explains: Can Trump declare emergency to build his wall?

AP Explains: Can Trump declare emergency to build his wall?WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency and take other executive action to allow construction of the president's long-promised southern border wall, after bipartisan congressional negotiations provided less than a quarter of the $ 5.7 billion Trump wanted to start building more than 200 miles of wall.



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AP Explains: Venezuela's humanitarian aid standoff

AP Explains: Venezuela's humanitarian aid standoffCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Opposition lawmaker Juan Guaido declared himself Venezuela's interim president last month, vowing to oust President Nicolas Maduro from power and end the once-wealthy nation's deepening political and humanitarian crisis.



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AP Explains: Cucuta, Colombia _ The gateway into Venezuela

AP Explains: Cucuta, Colombia _ The gateway into VenezuelaCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido is moving ahead with plans to try to bring in humanitarian aid through the Colombian border city of Cucuta, where the U.S. government will transport and store food and medical supplies destined for Venezuela.



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AP Explains: Anti-assimilation claims haunt Latinos, Asians

AP Explains: Anti-assimilation claims haunt Latinos, AsiansALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — NBC's Tom Brokaw drew strong criticism for saying that Hispanics needed to work harder at assimilating and learning English. Megan Neely, a Duke University graduate studies director, also sparked anger for warning international Asian students in an email against speaking Chinese in public.



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AP Explains: Trump says wall will stop drugs, facts differ

AP Explains: Trump says wall will stop drugs, facts differPHOENIX (AP) — In his demands that Congress set aside $ 5.7 billion for a border wall, President Donald Trump has insisted that a new physical barrier would stop heroin entering the U.S. from Mexico.



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AP Explains: Can Trump ground Pelosi's plane?

AP Explains: Can Trump ground Pelosi's plane?WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump canceled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's planned trip to Belgium and Afghanistan just hours before the congressional delegation, known as a CODEL, was set to depart. The AP explains:



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AP Explains: Why Congo's election could lead to violence

AP Explains: Why Congo's election could lead to violenceJOHANNESBURG (AP) — The results of Congo's presidential election were delayed Sunday. Some 80 U.S. military personnel have been deployed to Central Africa to protect U.S. assets from possible "violent demonstrations" in Congo over the election outcome. The international community has warned Congo's government that the results must accurately reflect the people's will — and that internet service should be restored.



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AP Explains: Why groundbreaking Congo vote could stumble

AP Explains: Why groundbreaking Congo vote could stumbleJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Rich in the minerals that power the world's mobile phones and laptops, yet desperately underdeveloped, Congo votes on Sunday for its first new president in nearly two decades. This could be the sprawling country's first peaceful, democratic transfer of power.



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AP Explains: What happens in a partial government shutdown

AP Explains: What happens in a partial government shutdownA look at the impact of the partial government shutdown that began on Dec. 22:



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AP Explains: What happens in a partial government shutdown

AP Explains: What happens in a partial government shutdownA look at the impact of the partial government shutdown:



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