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Updated at 9:27 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) " Ivanka Trump plans to step aside from her executive roles at the Trump Organization and her lifestyle brand, but says she is confident both businesses will continue to "thrive." In a post on her Facebook page Wednesday, Ivanka Trump said she would take a "formal leave of absence" from her executive positions at the Trump Organization and her lifestyle brand " which offers shoes, clothes and messages of female empowerment. President-elect Donald Trump said...

Updated at 9:22 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Six high-level Volkswagen employees from Germany were indicted in the U.S. on Wednesday in the VW emissions-cheating scandal, while the company itself agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay $4.3 billion " by far the...

Updated at 9:20 PM

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) " The Supreme Court declined to block the lethal injection of a Texas inmate convicted of killing two men over a drug deal, allowing the first execution of the year in the United States to proceed later on Wednesday unless...

Updated at 9:20 PM

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) " It turns out the moon is older than many scientists suspected: a ripe 4.51 billion years old. That's the newest estimate, thanks to rocks and soil collected by the Apollo 14 moonwalkers in 1971. A research...

Updated at 9:18 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President-elect Donald Trump speculated Wednesday that U.S. intelligence agencies might have leaked details about a classified briefing with him that included unsubstantiated allegations that Russia had collected compromising...

Updated at 9:17 PM

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) " A decadeslong commitment to preserving a dark sky for stargazers and wildlife is paying off for a small Arizona city, with satellite images showing far less excess artificial light than cities of comparable size, the...

Updated at 9:14 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) " The family of a Kansas lawmaker's 10-year-old son killed last summer on what was billed as the world's tallest water slide reached a settlement Wednesday with the park's owner and the raft's manufacturer. Terms of...

Updated at 9:11 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " The latest storm to wallop Northern California whipped up a small tornado that downed trees and fences near Sacramento. Here's what you need to know about twisters in California, which occur regularly but in limited...

Updated at 9:09 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Republican-led Senate is poised to take a step forward on dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law despite anxiety among GOP lawmakers over the lack of an alternative. Senate approval " expected late...

Updated at 9:06 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President-elect Donald Trump's wealthy Treasury appointee, Steven Mnuchin (Muh-NEW-chin), says in new government ethics filings he will sell more than $100 million in assets upon taking office. But comments he made in a November...

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