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Jeff Bullard sits in what used to be the foyer of his home as his daughter, Jenny Bullard, 19, looks through debris in the aftermath of an apparent tornado Sunday night in Adel, Ga.Associated Press

Tornadoes, severe storms slam Southeast; at least 18 killed (w/ video)

ADEL, Ga. — A severe storm system that spun off apparent tornadoes, pulverized mobile homes and scattered other destruction around the Southeast has claimed at least 18 lives on a two-day assault on the region, authorities said. The enormous system put millions of people in the South on edge during a weekend of vio …


Osceola preacher fights to save small-town chapel


Missile failure off Florida? British leader won't say


  1. Trump begins first week in office with outreach


    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is set to meet with congressional leaders from both parties to discuss his agenda, as he enters his first official week in the White House and works to begin delivering on his ambitious campaign promises.

    President Donald Trump's White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner, center, and Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, right, watch as President Donald Trump, left, congratulates other White House senior staff during a swearing in ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Washington. [Associated Press]
  2. Liberal watchdog group to sue Trump, alleging he violated constitutional ban


    A liberal watchdog group says it plans to file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump in federal court on Monday, alleging that he is violating a little-known constitutional provision that bars him from taking gifts or payments from foreign governments.

    Before Donald Trump took office, his attorney said that the president would transfer management of his businesses to his sons and other executives. The president will, however, not give up his ownership stakes. [Associated Press]
  3. Trump won't release his tax returns because people don't care, top adviser says


    Kellyanne Conway, a senior aide to President Donald Trump, said Sunday that he has no plans to release his tax returns, a marked shift from Trump's pledge during the campaign to make them public once an audit was completed.

    An online petition calling for President Donald Trump to release his tax returns has received more than 200,000 signatures.
  4. Missile failure off Florida? British leader won't say


    LONDON — Britain's prime minister refused to say Sunday whether she knew about an unarmed missile that reportedly failed when it was test-fired off the coast of Florida last year.

    FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Dec. 4, 1989,  a Trident II missile launched by the U.S. Navy during a performance evaluation from the submerged submarine USS Tennessee in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Cape Canaveral in Titusville, Fla., USA. According to Britain's Sunday Times newspaper published Sunday Jan. 22, 2017, an unarmed nuclear test missile fired by a British submarine off the coast of Florida in 2016,  misfired and the failure was allegedly covered up ahead of a debate in Parliament on the future of the Trident missile system. British Prime Minister Theresa May has refused to say whether she knew about the reported failure. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin, FILE)
  5. Trump takes to Twitter to weigh in on Women's March, TV ratings for inauguration


    President Donald Trump weighed in for the first time on the massive protests of his presidency in Washington and around the globe, stating sarcastically on Twitter on Sunday morning that that he was "under the impression that we just had an election!"

    Donald Trump used Twitter to weigh in on the Women's March events that took place across the nation on Saturday. [File]