For Trump and his White House, the days that followed the Helsinki summit amounted to an unofficial Walk Back Week.

(Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP)

How the government shutdown affects federal workers, tourists and the rest of the country

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After a tough week for Trump, the latest NFL news allows him to pivot back to the culture wars

With the latest NFL agreement, Trump turns to what he knows works best.

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After Parkland, gun-control advocates see a turning point for new state laws

An astonishing 55 new gun-control laws in 26 states have passed since the February shooting.

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Sen. Tim Scott is emerging as the GOP’s conscience on race issues. But will other Republicans follow him?

The senator from South Carolina appears to be aiming to keep the GOP aware of black Americans.