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WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump made an unexpected visit to a military hospital Saturday afternoon for what the White House said was an early start to his annual health checkup.

“Anticipating a very busy 2020, the president is taking advantage of a free weekend here in Washington, D.C., to begin portions of his routine annual physical exam at Walter Reed," White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said in a statement.

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U.S. President Donald Trump's motorcade arrives at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, Nov. 16, 2019.

WHITE HOUSE - As the first sitting U.S. president to attend New York City’s Veterans Day parade and lay a wreath at the Eternal Light Memorial, Donald Trump paid tribute to warriors in attendance dating back to World War II.

“We pledge to always honor our veterans,” said Trump on Monday morning at the open of the 100th annual parade. “You are America’s greatest living heroes and we will cherish you now, always and forever.”

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President Donald Trump speaks at the opening ceremony of the New York City Veterans Day Parade in New York, Nov. 11, 2019.

The Trump administration announced Friday that it is proposing to increase fees on immigrants seeking to enter the U.S., including a controversial $50 fee on asylum applications that quickly drew Democratic opposition.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a proposed rule that would adjust fees in what it says is a move to meet operational needs. It says the average increase is 21 percent. If left at their current level, USCIS would be underfunded by $1.3 billion a year, the agency said.

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America’s affluent class is bigger than ever, with more disposable income to treat itself to indulgences like massages, manicures, pedicures, and personal trainers. 

While jobs for middle class Americans continue to shrink, work positions are growing at the top and the bottom of the payscale. Laborers in the emerging underclass who cater to the whims of the better-off are sometimes referred to as “wealth workers.

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LOS ANGELES - When billboards in Chinese start appearing, along with Korean and Japanese grocery stores and restaurants that span tastes from almost all of Asia, they are signs that you have entered California's San Gabriel Valley.

For some people, it is a bedroom community of Los Angeles. For others, the Asian enclave is a home away from home.

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This billboard car ad is in Mandarin. “Everyone speaks Mandarin” in the cities of the San Gabriel Valley, a real estate agent said.

At least three women and six children from a U.S. family have been killed in an ambush in northern Mexico, Mexico’s security minister said.

The victims were members of the LeBaron family, U.S. citizens who formed a fundamentalist Mormon community decades ago in the border region, according to Security Minister Alfonso Durazo and relatives Alex and Julian LeBaron.

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Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador shows a map of the area where members of a U.S. Mormon family were killed by unknown assailants near the U.S. border, at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico, Nov. 5, 2019. (Presidential Press Office)

A "constitutional carry" gun law in Oklahoma took effect Friday. Also known as permitless carry, the law lets some Oklahomans carry a firearm in public without a license.

Most Oklahomans 21 and older can now carry concealed or unconcealed firearms without having gone through a background check or training requirements, with exceptions for those illegally in the country or who have been convicted of certain crimes.

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Leslie Nessmith, center, of Edmond, Okla., attends a rally at the state Capitol to mark the start of a new law that allows most adults in Oklahoma to carry a firearm in public without a background check or training. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

U.S. President Donald Trump says he is no longer a New York resident.

The New York Times first reported the story, and Trump confirmed it in a series of Tweets late Thursday, saying he has decided to make Palm Beach, Florida, his permanent residence.

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President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate is shown, July 10, 2019, in Palm Beach, Fla.

Hundreds of firefighters struggled to contain wind-fueled wildfires Tuesday in the western U.S. state of California ahead of stronger wind gusts expected later in the day.

The most recent fire  broke out Monday near the Getty Museum on the west side of Los Angeles and has since grown to more than 250 hectares, burning down at least eight homes. The area is where some of the city's most expensive houses are located and the fire forced thousands to evacuate.

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A firefighters hoses down flames as a home burns in the Getty fire area along Tigertail Road in Los Angeles, California, Oct. 28, 2019.

Former President Jimmy Carter has been hospitalized after falling in his home Monday night in Plains, Georgia.

The Carter Center said the 95-year-old was admitted to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in nearby Americus, Georgia, “for observation and treatment of a minor pelvic fracture.”

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FILE - Former President Jimmy Carter is seen during the annual Carter Town Hall held at Emory University, in Atlanta, Georgia, Sept. 18, 2019.