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Trump mulls staff changes as Russia crisis deepens

SIGONELLA, ITALY - MAY 27: In this handout provided by U.S. Navy, U.S. President Donald J. Trump shakes hands with service members and their families at Naval Air Station Sigonella prior to an all-hands call May 27, 2017 in Sigonella, Italy. This visit marks President Trump's last stop of his first trip abroad since taking office. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Gordon/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

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The president is said to be considering major staff changes as he seeks to contain the escalating Russia crisis.

// Trump fails to commit to Paris climate agreement as he concludes first overseas trip

President Donald Trump failed to commit to remaining within the Paris climate agreement during a two-day meeting.

// Trump back in Washington area after 9-day trip

President Donald Trump is back in the Washington area after a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe.

// Trump says overseas trip was ‘home run,’ but challenges await

Investigations are ongoing about the Trump team’s relationship with Russia, and President Trump said he would decide about the US stance on climate change.

// Trump’s body language speaks volumes

The alpha-male handshake. The push to the front of the NATO pack. While abroad, Trump said plenty without speaking a word.

// Melania Trump’s pricey jacket draws attention in Sicily

The first lady wore a Dolce & Gabbana jacket that sells for $51,000, about $5,000 below the 2015 median US income.

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// LGBT rights are under siege

The government is stacked with people who have been at the vanguard of attempts to undo hard-fought victories.

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A (mostly) presidential Trump on display while abroad

The president’s first trip raised the question: To learn how to be a president, did Trump have to leave the US?

At Wellesley College, Clinton urges graduates to fight for truth

Forty-eight years after she gave the first student commencement speech at Wellesley College, alumna Hillary Clinton returned for a repeat performance.

Senate OK’s $40.8 billion state budget

The spending plan includes several types of new taxes and fees.

GOP senators say tough report complicates health care bill

Congress now begins a weeklong recess, with Republican leaders still hunting for a plan that can win the support of 50 of their 52 members.

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