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Powell taking over as Fed chairman at time of economic calm
(AP Photo - Carolyn Kaster)
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER
From Associated Press
January 24, 2018 12:10 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — It would seem like a pretty good time to take over as chairman of the Federal Reserve.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation (all times local): 11:50 p.m. The special counsel's investigators may be moving closer to a face-to-face interview with President Donald Trump.

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis got an up-close look at Indonesian commandos — including soldiers walking on fire and breaking bricks with their heads.

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Christopher Wray is making changes to his senior leadership team, as President Donald Trump has continued to attack the bureau for perceived biases against him and has been calling for a shakeup at the top.

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the last few years, the United States could neatly sum its objective in Syria in a single, uncontroversial bullet point: fighting the Islamic State group.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned for hours in the special counsel's Russia investigation, the Justice Department said Tuesday, as prosecutors moved closer to a possible interview with President Donald Trump about whether he took steps to obstruct an FBI probe into contacts between Russia and his 2016 campaign.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer on Tuesday pulled back an offer of $25 billion for President Donald Trump's long-promised southern border wall, as lawmakers scrambled to figure out how to push a deal to protect 700,000 or more so-called Dreamer immigrants from deportation.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Republican congressman from Pennsylvania who settled a former aide's sexual harassment complaint with taxpayer money said Tuesday that he developed a deep affection for her and reacted badly when she began dating another man, but never harassed her or pursued a romantic relationship.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday approved President Donald Trump's selection of Jerome Powell to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve beginning next month.

NEW YORK (AP) — What if they shut down the government and no one cared? On the ground in communities across America, many voters barely noticed the latest spasm of dysfunction in Washington.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will invite French President Emmanuel Macron on the first state visit of the Trump administration, the White House confirmed Tuesday.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth is pregnant with her second child. She will be the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Centrists in the Senate are celebrating their work to reopen the government after a three-day shutdown. They hope to build on their momentum to address a host of issues beyond immigration, including health care and disaster relief.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's nominee to oversee chemical safety is departing the Environmental Protection Agency a month after withdrawing his nomination in the face of concerns over his ties to the chemical industry.

JERUSALEM (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence placed his hand on the hallowed Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City on Tuesday as he wrapped up a four-day trip to the Mideast that ended with Palestinians still fuming over the Trump administration's decision to recognize the city as Israel's capital.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's move Tuesday to tax imported solar cells and washing machines is meant to make good on his vow to reverse decades of U.S.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military officials say American airstrikes in Syria on Saturday killed up to 150 Islamic State fighters in a command center in the Middle Euphrates River Valley.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve board nominee Marvin Goodfriend said Tuesday he supports the Fed's political independence and its dual goals of achieving stable prices and low unemployment.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. plan to impose new tariffs on certain imports (all times local): 2 p.m. President Donald Trump says he is imposing new tariffs to "protect American jobs and American workers."

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an ironic twist, the Trump administration's embrace of work requirements for low-income people on Medicaid is prompting lawmakers in some conservative states to resurrect plans to expand health care for the poor.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday morning about missing text messages involving an FBI agent reassigned from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.

WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that North Korea is moving "ever closer" to putting Americans at risk and that he believes leader Kim Jong Un won't rest until he's able to threaten multiple nuclear attacks against the U.S.

PARIS (AP) — Russia is ultimately to blame for any use of chemical weapons in Syria, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday amid reports of a suspected chemical attack this week near the capital, Damascus.

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Jan. 22 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously that the stick Sen. Collins wielded was Native American.

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the Senate called it quits late Sunday night, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer declared there still was no deal to end the federal government shutdown and address a standoff over immigration.