Ken Thomas

Associated Press

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Ken Thomas covers the White House for Associated Press.

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Friday evening, Hurricane Harvey hit Rockport, Texas with 130 mile-an-hour winds, essentially destroying a city of 10,000 people.

America's fourth-largest city is drowning

Friday evening, Hurricane Harvey hit Rockport, Texas with 130 mile-an-hour winds, essentially destroying a city of 10,000 people.

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When it comes to foreign policy, the Trump Administration is speaking with many voices.

America's new president baffles the world

When it comes to foreign policy, the Trump Administration is speaking with many voices.

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The last few days may seem like forever, with candidates, surrogates and new TV and Internet commercials almost impossible to avoid.

A nasty campaign for the White House is almost over

The last few days may seem like forever, with candidates, surrogates and new TV and Internet commercials almost impossible to avoid.

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