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  • President Donald Trump arrives at Miami International Airport to attend the Republican National Committee winter meetings, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Miami. (Evan Vucci/AP)
    Poll: Many in US support Trump decision to kill Iran general

    A new poll shows Americans are more likely than not to support President Donald Trump’s decision to order a drone strike that killed an Iranian general, even amid widespread skepticism about his foreign policy overall.

  • Michele Fitzpatrick, a retired lieutenant commander in the Coast Guard, poses for a photograph at the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. Female veterans, both current and former service members, were more likely to vote in the 2018 midterm elections for Democrats than Republicans, 60 percent to 36 percent, according to data from VoteCast. (Jessica Hill/AP)
    Poll shows high job approval for Trump from veterans

    Nearly 6 in 10 military veterans voted for Republican candidates in the November midterm elections, and a similar majority had positive views of President Donald Trump’s leadership. But women, the fastest growing demographic group in the military, are defying that vote trend.

  • In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. (Evan Vucci/AP)
    Poll: North Korea nuke advances spook most Americans

    North Korea’s nuclear weapons development is spooking most Americans, and two-thirds of them say President Donald Trump’s war of words with the isolated nation’s leader is making the situation worse. Less than 1 in 10 thinks Trump’s comments are making it better.

  • DES MOINES, IOWA - FEBRUARY 1: Republican Presidential Candidate, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) addresses supporters at a caucus night party at the Marriott hotel on February 1, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. Republican and Democratic candidates for President of the United States are awaiting the first primary voting in the 2016 Presidential Election. (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images)
    Analysis: In Iowa, late deciders and evangelicals sided against Trump

    Donald Trump made a late play for evangelical voters in Iowa's Republican presidential caucus, but he ultimately couldn't wrest the group away from winner Ted Cruz, according to entrance polls taken at the start of Monday's caucuses

  • President Barack Obama speaks at the Pentagon, Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, about the fight against the Islamic State group following a National Security Council meeting. The president said the U.S. military and allied forces are hitting the Islamic State group harder than ever. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
    Growing support for military action against IS, poll says

    An increasing number of Americans favor a more aggressive military stance against the Islamic State group amid increasing fear about threats against the United States, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

  • FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2015, file photo, President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks at the Democratic National Committee 22nd Annual Women's Leadership Forum National Issues Conference in Washington. A divided public thinks it’s worth shutting the government or halting its ability to borrow to pay bills unless Obama consents to spending cuts, an Associated Press-GfK poll has found. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
    AP-GfK Poll: Americans souring on Obama's ISIS plan

    Americans are souring on President Obama's approach to fighting the Islamic State group, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.

  • A Cuban and U.S. flag wave from the balcony of the Hotel Saratoga where a U.S. Congressional delegation is staying in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. Cuba's foreign minister told the group of U.S. senators and congressmen Monday that his country is open to greater diplomatic and trade ties but the congressional delegation did not meet President Raul Castro, the man who will make many of the key decisions about the new U.S.-Cuban relationship. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
    U.S. won't return Gitmo to improve ties with Cuba

    The Obama administration on Wednesday ruled out handing over the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, rejecting a central demand of Cuban President Raul Castro for restoring normal relations between the two countries.