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Despite Trump’s pledge, governors expect little federal spending on infrastructure

President Trump again said Monday he was preparing to “spend big” on infrastructure. But even as he spoke, administration officials and congressional leaders are telling governors to expect little for new federal investment in public works. Instead, the administration plans to spur public-private partnerships, such as toll roads and transmission lines, by loosening environmental reviews and removing other red tape.

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The National Zoo says final goodbye to Bao Bao the panda cub

The Smithsonian National Zoo said its final farewell to its panda cub Bao Bao on Tuesday. The zoo packed up the American-born panda, who is being sent to China, where the 3-year-old cub will eventually join a breeding program. She left the zoo in a special crate and will be traveling on a 16-hour, nonstop flight with a keeper and veterinarian.
The Associated Press
The National Zoo says final goodbye to Bao Bao the panda cub 1:21

The National Zoo says final goodbye to Bao Bao the panda cub

Watch Guinness World Record holder Shemika Charles limbo under a truck 0:38

Watch Guinness World Record holder Shemika Charles limbo under a truck

Dads don tutus for a special Valentine's Day dance class 2:30

Dads don tutus for a special Valentine's Day dance class

Watch this guy's last-second leap to avoid being hit by high-speed train 0:30

Watch this guy's last-second leap to avoid being hit by high-speed train