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Congress passes $700B defense bill, sends to Trump's desk
By Zachary Cohen, CNN
Tillerson under fire for turmoil at State
US allies frustrated by Trump as they lobby hard to keep Iran deal
Special counsel subpoenas Trump campaign for more documents
Lawmakers, US allies seek assurance that Trump won't rashly launch nuclear strike
Democrats concerned Trump too 'unstable' to be trusted with nukes
North Korea: 3 US aircraft carriers creating 'worst ever' situation
Fusion GPS co-founder strikes agreement to testify before House Russia investigators
The number of hate crimes rose in 2016
US military launches series of strikes in Yemen and Somalia
Human rights groups call on Tillerson to address Yemen crisis
House Russia investigators to interview Russian-American lobbyist at Trump Tower meeting
Trump, Putin issue joint statement on ISIS in Syria
US investigating reports from locals that slain soldier in Niger was found with hands tied
DOJ will consider new special counsel on Clinton Foundation
Trump. Cambridge Analytica. WikiLeaks. The connections, explained.
The Russia investigation: Everything you need to know
Meet CNN's security team
Panetta: Clinton paid the price for Lewinsky
US moves to close Palestinian office in D.C.
Trans doctor who performed trans surgery on soldier
Pentagon pays for transgender surgery
State Dept spokeswoman: 'Sure, there's a morale issue in this building'
US Navy admits aircrew drew penis in the sky
DHS official resigns over controversial remarks
The world's 15 best Christmas markets
Tillerson under fire for turmoil at State Dept.
Homeland Security's head of community outreach resigns over past controversial comments on black community, Islam
White supremacy movement is more than just an American problem
Homeland Security's head of community outreach once said blacks turned cities to 'slums' with 'laziness, drug use and sexual promiscuity'
DHS reverses course on some rejected DACA renewals
2017 In Review Fast Facts
Fusion GPS co-founder: Steele didn't pay sources for dossier on Trump
Cards Against Humanity buys land on Mexican border to stump Trump's wall plan
Fusion GPS: Dossier author did not pay sources
DHS inspector general slams air marshal program