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  • School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

    School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:44:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Santa Fe High School graduates bow their heads in prayer during a Baccalaureate service Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. A gunman opened fire inside Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, killing multiple people.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Santa Fe High School graduates bow their heads in prayer during a Baccalaureate service Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. A gunman opened fire inside Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, killing multiple people.
    Prosecutor tells seniors graduating from Texas high school where mass shooting occurred: 'You are entering into a war zone in this world, and it's a spiritual war zone'.More >
    Prosecutor tells seniors graduating from Texas high school where mass shooting occurred: 'You are entering into a war zone in this world, and it's a spiritual war zone'.More >
  • Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

    Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:43:42 GMT
    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.More >
    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.More >
  • Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

    Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:43:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in...
    Weeks from his North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering.More >
    Weeks from his North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering.More >
  • The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:43:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...
    AP Investigation: A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense...More >
    AP Investigation: A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense contracts from the United Arab Emirates.More >
  • Moon enters talks with Trump with driver's seat at stake

    Moon enters talks with Trump with driver's seat at stake

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:43:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in smile during a joint news conference at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. For a few months, every...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in smile during a joint news conference at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. For a few months, every...
    For a few months, everything seemed to be clicking into place for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he meticulously set up crucial nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang following a year of...More >
    For a few months, everything seemed to be clicking into place for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he meticulously set up crucial nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang following a year of intense animosity.More >
  • Venezuela's opposition scrambles to regroup after Maduro win

    Venezuela's opposition scrambles to regroup after Maduro win

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:42:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters after the National Electoral Council announced that with almost 93 percent of polling stations reporting, Maduro won nearly 68 percent of the ...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters after the National Electoral Council announced that with almost 93 percent of polling stations reporting, Maduro won nearly 68 percent of the ...
    Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run.More >
    Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run.More >
  • Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama

    Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:42:46 GMT
    The streaming service Netflix says Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal to produce films and series.More >
    The streaming service Netflix says Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal to produce films and series.More >
  • Ex-coal exec chases US Senate seat despite GOP primary loss

    Ex-coal exec chases US Senate seat despite GOP primary loss

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:33:17 GMT
    Despite having lost the Republican primary, convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship says he's going to continue his bid for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate.More >
    Despite having lost the Republican primary, convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship says he's going to continue his bid for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate.More >
  • Watchdog report to fault FBI for Clinton probe delay

    Watchdog report to fault FBI for Clinton probe delay

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:33:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this July, 2016 file photo, FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Oversight Committee.  An upcoming Justice Department inspector general report is expected to critic...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this July, 2016 file photo, FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Oversight Committee. An upcoming Justice Department inspector general report is expected to critic...
    An upcoming inspector general report is expected to criticize the FBI, including former director James Comey, over a weeks-long delay in reviewing a newly discovered trove of Hillary Clinton emails in the days...More >
    An upcoming inspector general report is expected to criticize the FBI, including former director James Comey, over a weeks-long delay in reviewing a newly discovered trove of Hillary Clinton emails in the days before the 2016 presidential election.More >
  • Democrats add drain-the-swamp proposals to campaign agenda

    Democrats add drain-the-swamp proposals to campaign agenda

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:33:11 GMT
    Democratic leaders in Congress are adding an anti-corruption plank to their mid-term campaign agenda, with proposals to beef-up ethics laws, protect voting rights and overhaul campaign finance.More >
    Democratic leaders in Congress are adding an anti-corruption plank to their mid-term campaign agenda, with proposals to beef-up ethics laws, protect voting rights and overhaul campaign finance.More >
  • Interior moves to lift restrictions on hunting bears, wolves

    Interior moves to lift restrictions on hunting bears, wolves

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:33:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File). FILE - In this July 4, 2013, file photo, a brown bear walks to a sandbar to eat a salmon it had just caught at Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska. The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obam...(AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File). FILE - In this July 4, 2013, file photo, a brown bear walks to a sandbar to eat a salmon it had just caught at Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska. The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obam...
    The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot mother bears and their cubs...More >
    The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot mother bears and their cubs hibernating in dens.More >
  • Trump administration slams Venezuela's election as a "sham"

    Trump administration slams Venezuela's election as a "sham"

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:33:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday...
    The Trump administration is dismissing Venezuela's presidential election as a "sham" and vowing to take quick action to ramp up economic and diplomatic pressure on President Nicolas Maduro's beleaguered government.More >
    The Trump administration is dismissing Venezuela's presidential election as a "sham" and vowing to take quick action to ramp up economic and diplomatic pressure on President Nicolas Maduro's beleaguered government.More >
  • FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers

    FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:33:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...
    Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether the department or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes.More >
    Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether the department or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes.More >
  • New CIA director says she'll send more spies to the field

    New CIA director says she'll send more spies to the field

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:32:44 GMT
    Trump to attend swearing-in of CIA's first female director, Gina Haspel.More >
    Trump to attend swearing-in of CIA's first female director, Gina Haspel.More >
  • Trump discusses immigration agenda with GOP governors

    Trump discusses immigration agenda with GOP governors

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:32:38 GMT
    Trump dined with Republican governors supportive of his immigration policies to discuss plans for border security, deporting people in the U.S. illegally.More >
    Trump dined with Republican governors supportive of his immigration policies to discuss plans for border security, deporting people in the U.S. illegally.More >
  • Dispute on eye drop size fails to catch Supreme Court's eye

    Dispute on eye drop size fails to catch Supreme Court's eye

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:22:31 GMT
    A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court.More >
    A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court.More >
  • US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

    US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:22:29 GMT
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out the Trump administration's strategy for constraining Iran's nuclear program and opposing its other behavior in the region following President Donald Trump's withdrawal...More >
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out the Trump administration's strategy for constraining Iran's nuclear program and opposing its other behavior in the region following President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal.More >
  • Trump catches Wilkie off-guard with VA secretary nomination

    Trump catches Wilkie off-guard with VA secretary nomination

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:53:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with acting Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie after announcing he will nominate him to lead the department during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White Ho...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with acting Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie after announcing he will nominate him to lead the department during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White Ho...
    President Donald Trump says he'll nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department.More >
    President Donald Trump says he'll nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department.More >
  • Illinois Democrats grill Rauner aide on death penalty plan

    Illinois Democrats grill Rauner aide on death penalty plan

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:44:01 GMT
    (AP Photo by John O'Connor File). FILE - In this May 8, 2018 photo, Gov. Bruce Rauner, center, addresses reporters outside his state Capitol office in Springfield, Ill. Rauner, a Republican, wants to reinstate the death penalty in the state. He added t...(AP Photo by John O'Connor File). FILE - In this May 8, 2018 photo, Gov. Bruce Rauner, center, addresses reporters outside his state Capitol office in Springfield, Ill. Rauner, a Republican, wants to reinstate the death penalty in the state. He added t...
    The Democratic-controlled Illinois Legislature is set to begin weighing Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's compromise plan to reinstate the death penalty in exchange for even stricter gun restrictions than the ones...More >
    The Democratic-controlled Illinois Legislature is set to begin weighing Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's compromise plan to reinstate the death penalty in exchange for even stricter gun restrictions than the ones legislators approved.More >
  • Judge appoints special prosecutor to decide on Greitens case

    Judge appoints special prosecutor to decide on Greitens case

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:42:15 GMT
    (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens leaves the Civil Courts building after speaking with reporters on the steps of the Civil Court building on Monday, May 14, 2018, after the case against him was dismissed. Greite...(Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens leaves the Civil Courts building after speaking with reporters on the steps of the Civil Court building on Monday, May 14, 2018, after the case against him was dismissed. Greite...
    St. Louis judge says it will be up to a special prosecutor to decide whether the invasion-of-privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens moves forward.More >
    St. Louis judge says it will be up to a special prosecutor to decide whether the invasion-of-privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens moves forward.More >
  • The Latest: Iran says 'sham' US policy to reap 'ill rewards'

    The Latest: Iran says 'sham' US policy to reap 'ill rewards'

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:13:57 GMT
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Iran nuclear deal was "a loser" with huge repercussions throughout the Middle East.More >
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Iran nuclear deal was "a loser" with huge repercussions throughout the Middle East.More >
  • The Latest: White House setting up meeting on Russia probe

    The Latest: White House setting up meeting on Russia probe

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:26:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...
    President Donald Trump is meeting with Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general overseeing the Russia probe, and Christopher Wray, head of the FBI.More >
    President Donald Trump is meeting with Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general overseeing the Russia probe, and Christopher Wray, head of the FBI.More >
  • School shooting unlikely to rile Texas runoffs Tuesday

    School shooting unlikely to rile Texas runoffs Tuesday

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:25:46 GMT
    Texas holds its primary runoff election just four days after a 17-year-old student killed 10 people and wounded 13 others at his Santa Fe High School.More >
    Texas holds its primary runoff election just four days after a 17-year-old student killed 10 people and wounded 13 others at his Santa Fe High School.More >
  • Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to be webcast

    Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to be webcast

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:15:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE- In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may ha...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE- In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may ha...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have Tuesday's meeting with the leaders of the European parliament about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company open the public through web streaming.More >
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have Tuesday's meeting with the leaders of the European parliament about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company open the public through web streaming.More >
  • US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

    US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:15:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.
    United States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit but no numerical target set.More >
    United States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit but no numerical target set.More >
  • The Latest: Trump aims to prevent 'fire sales' in Venezuela

    The Latest: Trump aims to prevent 'fire sales' in Venezuela

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:52:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Supporters of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gather at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday's presidential election...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Supporters of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gather at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday's presidential election...
    President Donald Trump has signed an order restricting the Venezuelan government's ability to liquidate assets in the aftermath of an election that the White House is calling a "sham.".More >
    President Donald Trump has signed an order restricting the Venezuelan government's ability to liquidate assets in the aftermath of an election that the White House is calling a "sham.".More >
  • Texas mom marched after Parkland, then her town was next

    Texas mom marched after Parkland, then her town was next

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:47:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Christina Delgado, right, talks about the school shooting as her daughter, London, listens Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. Delgado watched in horror last week as the extreme gun violence she had marched to prevent...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Christina Delgado, right, talks about the school shooting as her daughter, London, listens Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. Delgado watched in horror last week as the extreme gun violence she had marched to prevent...
    Texas mother had been inspired by survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, then the very sort of extreme gun violence she was marching against arrived in her town.More >
    Texas mother had been inspired by survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, then the very sort of extreme gun violence she was marching against arrived in her town.More >
  • Senators press Pruitt for details on new legal defense fund

    Senators press Pruitt for details on new legal defense fund

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:36:05 GMT
    4 Democratic senators are asking Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt for details about his new legal defense fund.More >
    4 Democratic senators are asking Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt for details about his new legal defense fund.More >
  • Ex-London mayor quits UK's Labour amid anti-Semitism scandal

    Ex-London mayor quits UK's Labour amid anti-Semitism scandal

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:34:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file). FILE - In this Thursday, April 5, 2012 file photo, Labour's Ken Livingstone arrives on Regent Street for a visit to Hamleys toy shop in London. Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone has resigned from Britain's Labour...(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file). FILE - In this Thursday, April 5, 2012 file photo, Labour's Ken Livingstone arrives on Regent Street for a visit to Hamleys toy shop in London. Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone has resigned from Britain's Labour...
    Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone has resigned from Britain's Labour Party, which had suspended him over allegations of anti-Semitism.More >
    Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone has resigned from Britain's Labour Party, which had suspended him over allegations of anti-Semitism.More >
  • Watchdog says US strategy in Afghanistan shows little result

    Watchdog says US strategy in Afghanistan shows little result

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:55:00 GMT
    A government watchdog is taking issue with the Pentagon's assertions that momentum in the fight against the Taliban has shifted to Afghan government forces.More >
    A government watchdog is taking issue with the Pentagon's assertions that momentum in the fight against the Taliban has shifted to Afghan government forces.More >
  • 'Don't be mad at Claire': McCaskill courts black voters

    'Don't be mad at Claire': McCaskill courts black voters

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:26:27 GMT
    'Don't be mad at Claire': Missouri Democrat faces black voters' concerns.More >
    'Don't be mad at Claire': Missouri Democrat faces black voters' concerns.More >
  • Trump honors Truex Jr. at the White House

    Trump honors Truex Jr. at the White House

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:26:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump, center, poses for a photograph with 2017 NASCAR Cup champion Martin Truex Jr., bottom center, and his racing team on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump, center, poses for a photograph with 2017 NASCAR Cup champion Martin Truex Jr., bottom center, and his racing team on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 21, 2018.
    President Donald Trump is honoring NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing at the White House, praising Truex's courage and his team's vow to "never give up.".More >
    President Donald Trump is honoring NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing at the White House, praising Truex's courage and his team's vow to "never give up.".More >
  • Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier

    Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:25:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader, Matteo Salvini, meets reporters in Milan, Italy. One of Italy’s two main populist leaders says he and his rival have finally agreed on who sho...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader, Matteo Salvini, meets reporters in Milan, Italy. One of Italy’s two main populist leaders says he and his rival have finally agreed on who sho...
    Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indicated a 54-year-old law professor with no political experience as their candidate for premier.More >
    Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indicated a 54-year-old law professor with no political experience as their candidate for premier.More >
  • Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

    Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:04:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this April 30, 2018, file photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during a discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Mnuchin said Sunday, May 20, that the United State...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this April 30, 2018, file photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during a discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Mnuchin said Sunday, May 20, that the United State...
    Trade war between China, US put on hold after talks aimed at reducing America's massive trade deficit with Beijing.More >
    Trade war between China, US put on hold after talks aimed at reducing America's massive trade deficit with Beijing.More >
  • Trump to travel to New York for speech on MS-13 gang

    Trump to travel to New York for speech on MS-13 gang

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:24:38 GMT
    President Donald Trump will travel to New York on Wednesday for a speech on immigration.More >
    President Donald Trump will travel to New York on Wednesday for a speech on immigration.More >
  • Trump thrusts abortion fight into crucial midterm elections

    Trump thrusts abortion fight into crucial midterm elections

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:04:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >
  • The Latest: Haspel jokes about rocky confirmation process

    The Latest: Haspel jokes about rocky confirmation process

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:55:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, Gina Haspel arrives to her confirmation hearing at the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Haspel’s 33-year spy career began as the Cold War was thawing, bu...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, Gina Haspel arrives to her confirmation hearing at the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Haspel’s 33-year spy career began as the Cold War was thawing, bu...
    President Donald Trump is at CIA headquarters for the swearing-in of the agency's next director.More >
    President Donald Trump is at CIA headquarters for the swearing-in of the agency's next director.More >
  • Survey: Japanese female journalists report sexual misconduct

    Survey: Japanese female journalists report sexual misconduct

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:44:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mari Yamaguchi). Mayumi Taniguchi, an Osaka International University professor on gender and human rights issues, talks about the results of her recent survey on sexual harassment among women working in the Japanese media during her speech at...(AP Photo/Mari Yamaguchi). Mayumi Taniguchi, an Osaka International University professor on gender and human rights issues, talks about the results of her recent survey on sexual harassment among women working in the Japanese media during her speech at...
    A survey of women working for Japanese newspapers and TV networks has found 156 cases of alleged sexual misconduct reported by 35 women.More >
    A survey of women working for Japanese newspapers and TV networks has found 156 cases of alleged sexual misconduct reported by 35 women.More >
  • Trials for violent protest framed as Trump vs the resistance

    Trials for violent protest framed as Trump vs the resistance

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:35:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). In this May 11, 2018, photo, Chelsea Manning, left, cheers with Dylan Petrohilos, right, of Washington, as they attend a rally in support of the J20 defendants in Washington. Petrohilos was one of the people detained in Ina...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). In this May 11, 2018, photo, Chelsea Manning, left, cheers with Dylan Petrohilos, right, of Washington, as they attend a rally in support of the J20 defendants in Washington. Petrohilos was one of the people detained in Ina...
    A series of trials over a violent inauguration day protest has turned into a long-term battle of wits between the Justice Department and a grassroots political opposition network that calls itself 'the resistance.'.More >
    A series of trials over a violent inauguration day protest has turned into a long-term battle of wits between the Justice Department and a grassroots political opposition network that calls itself 'the resistance.'.More >
  • Supreme Court sends land dispute back to Wash. top court

    Supreme Court sends land dispute back to Wash. top court

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:55:37 GMT
    The Supreme Court is asking Washington state's highest court to take another look at a land dispute between a Native American tribe and its neighbors.More >
    The Supreme Court is asking Washington state's highest court to take another look at a land dispute between a Native American tribe and its neighbors.More >
  • AP names Susannah George as intelligence reporter

    AP names Susannah George as intelligence reporter

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:14:06 GMT
    (Ivor Prickett via AP). Susannah George is shown in this May 20, 2018 photo.  The Associated Press has announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau to cover U.S. intelligence agencies and national security.   ...(Ivor Prickett via AP). Susannah George is shown in this May 20, 2018 photo. The Associated Press has announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau to cover U.S. intelligence agencies and national security. ...
    The Associated Press has announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau as an intelligence reporter.More >
    The Associated Press has announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau as an intelligence reporter.More >
  • High court to hear challenge to Virginia uranium mining ban

    High court to hear challenge to Virginia uranium mining ban

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:14:31 GMT
    The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to Virginia's decades-old ban on uranium mining.More >
    The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to Virginia's decades-old ban on uranium mining.More >
  • Justices to review Oklahoma's Indian territory murder appeal

    Justices to review Oklahoma's Indian territory murder appeal

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:36:08 GMT
    The Supreme Court will hear Oklahoma's plea to reinstate the murder conviction and death sentence of an American Indian.More >
    The Supreme Court will hear Oklahoma's plea to reinstate the murder conviction and death sentence of an American Indian.More >
  • The Latest: US-China inject note of caution post-trade truce

    The Latest: US-China inject note of caution post-trade truce

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:13:21 GMT
    President Donald Trump is defending his administration's trade dealings with China a day after his Treasury secretary said the two countries were putting a trade war "on hold.".More >
    President Donald Trump is defending his administration's trade dealings with China a day after his Treasury secretary said the two countries were putting a trade war "on hold.".More >
  • Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid

    Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:57:34 GMT
    Criminal investigators are finally getting to study materials seized in raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer.More >
    Criminal investigators are finally getting to study materials seized in raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer.More >
  • Macedonia's prime minister cleared on bribery charge

    Macedonia's prime minister cleared on bribery charge

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:14:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski). Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zeal addresses the media during a news conference with the British Prime Minister Theresa May, following their meeting at the government building in Skopje, Macedonia, Thursday, May 17, 2018. ...(AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski). Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zeal addresses the media during a news conference with the British Prime Minister Theresa May, following their meeting at the government building in Skopje, Macedonia, Thursday, May 17, 2018. ...
    A criminal court has cleared Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev on bribery charges dating back to when he was mayor of the southern town of Strumica.More >
    A criminal court has cleared Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev on bribery charges dating back to when he was mayor of the southern town of Strumica.More >
  • US office overseeing fight against IS gets reprieve

    US office overseeing fight against IS gets reprieve

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:57:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy for the global coalition against IS, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq. The Trump administration will keep open the Stat...(AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy for the global coalition against IS, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq. The Trump administration will keep open the Stat...
    State Department office overseeing the fight against the Islamic State will stay in business at least until the end of the year.More >
    State Department office overseeing the fight against the Islamic State will stay in business at least until the end of the year.More >
  • 2018 midterms show start of Democratic scramble for 2020

    2018 midterms show start of Democratic scramble for 2020

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:56:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris D-Calif., speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention in San Diego. Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the seedlings of...(AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris D-Calif., speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention in San Diego. Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the seedlings of...
    The 2018 midterm campaign shows signs of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House in 2020.More >
    The 2018 midterm campaign shows signs of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House in 2020.More >
  • Black women look to flex power in Georgia governor's race

    Black women look to flex power in Georgia governor's race

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:36:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). In this May 20, 2018, photo, Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams participates in a debate against Stacey Evans in Atlanta. In Georgia, black women will likely factor into one of the country's marquee political...(AP Photo/John Amis). In this May 20, 2018, photo, Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams participates in a debate against Stacey Evans in Atlanta. In Georgia, black women will likely factor into one of the country's marquee political...
    In Georgia governor's race, black women seek to shape the state's political landscape.More >
    In Georgia governor's race, black women seek to shape the state's political landscape.More >
  • Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

    Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:02:43 GMT
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year.More >
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year.More >
  • CIA's Haspel can tap undercover work in Russian operations

    CIA's Haspel can tap undercover work in Russian operations

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:45 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:45:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, Gina Haspel arrives to her confirmation hearing at the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Haspel’s 33-year spy career began as the Cold War was thawing, bu...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, Gina Haspel arrives to her confirmation hearing at the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Haspel’s 33-year spy career began as the Cold War was thawing, bu...
    Scrutiny of Gina Haspel's CIA career has been focused on her role in the agency's former harsh interrogation program, but it's her experience with Russian operations that she will tap as she takes over at a time of...More >
    Scrutiny of Gina Haspel's CIA career has been focused on her role in the agency's former harsh interrogation program, but it's her experience with Russian operations that she will tap as she takes over at a time of rising tension with Moscow.More >
  • Laurel, Yanny or ... covfefe? White House joins in on debate

    Laurel, Yanny or ... covfefe? White House joins in on debate

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:32:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...
    The White House is getting in on the viral debate over whether people hear the names "Laurel" or "Yanny" in a much-shared audio clip.More >
    The White House is getting in on the viral debate over whether people hear the names "Laurel" or "Yanny" in a much-shared audio clip.More >
  • Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

    Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:04:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro makes the victory sign after a meeting with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is se...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro makes the victory sign after a meeting with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is se...
    Venezuelans vote Sunday in a presidential election with Nicolas Maduro expected to win a second six-year term, despite a deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once...More >
    Venezuelans vote Sunday in a presidential election with Nicolas Maduro expected to win a second six-year term, despite a deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once wealthy nation plummets.More >
  • The Latest: Maduro celebrates re-election, urges dialogue

    The Latest: Maduro celebrates re-election, urges dialogue

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:03:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro makes the victory sign after a meeting with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is se...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro makes the victory sign after a meeting with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is se...
    Pope Francis is praying that "beloved" Venezuela's people and rulers will wisely choose peace and unity as the nation elects a new president.More >
    Pope Francis is praying that "beloved" Venezuela's people and rulers will wisely choose peace and unity as the nation elects a new president.More >
  • The Latest: Mnuchin says US-China putting trade war on hold

    The Latest: Mnuchin says US-China putting trade war on hold

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:14:43 GMT
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. and China are "putting the trade war on hold" after two days of talks that he says produced meaningful progress.More >
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. and China are "putting the trade war on hold" after two days of talks that he says produced meaningful progress.More >
  • Florida's expensive race for governor highlights lax laws

    Florida's expensive race for governor highlights lax laws

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:14:15 GMT
    (Monica Herndon/Tampa Bay Times via AP, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2018, file photo, Adam Putnam, Republican gubernatorial candidate makes a campaign stop at Kimmins Contracting in Tampa, Fla. Florida’s wide-open race for governor won’t be decided ...(Monica Herndon/Tampa Bay Times via AP, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2018, file photo, Adam Putnam, Republican gubernatorial candidate makes a campaign stop at Kimmins Contracting in Tampa, Fla. Florida’s wide-open race for governor won’t be decided ...
    Florida's wide-open race for governor won't be decided for another six months, but it's already triggered a wave of expensive TV ad buys from groups taking advantage of gray areas in the state's campaign finance laws.More >
    Florida's wide-open race for governor won't be decided for another six months, but it's already triggered a wave of expensive TV ad buys from groups taking advantage of gray areas in the state's campaign finance laws.More >
  • US anti-IS office gets reprieve as Syria pullout accelerates

    US anti-IS office gets reprieve as Syria pullout accelerates

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:53:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy for the global coalition against IS, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq. The Trump administration will keep open the Stat...(AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy for the global coalition against IS, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq. The Trump administration will keep open the Stat...
    The State Department unit overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group will stay in business for at least six month more months.More >
    The State Department unit overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group will stay in business for at least six month more months.More >
  • 2018 midterms: An early heat for 2020 Democrats?

    2018 midterms: An early heat for 2020 Democrats?

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:53:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris D-Calif., speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention in San Diego. Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the seedlings of...(AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris D-Calif., speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention in San Diego. Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the seedlings of...
    Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the stirrings of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House from President Donald Trump.More >
    Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the stirrings of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House from President Donald Trump.More >
  • Texas mourners endure grief that 'none of us can comprehend'

    Texas mourners endure grief that 'none of us can comprehend'

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:44:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). A tape cross with the initials of victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting is placed over the dugout of the Santa Fe baseball team before a baseball game against Kingwood Park High School in Deer Park, Texas, Saturday, ...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). A tape cross with the initials of victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting is placed over the dugout of the Santa Fe baseball team before a baseball game against Kingwood Park High School in Deer Park, Texas, Saturday, ...
    The suspect in the Texas school shooting pointed at one person and declared: "I'm going to kill you." Then he fired.More >
    The suspect in the Texas school shooting pointed at one person and declared: "I'm going to kill you." Then he fired.More >
  • As Trump pressures DOJ, Giuliani says probe may end by Sept

    As Trump pressures DOJ, Giuliani says probe may end by Sept

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:42:09 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether the department or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes, and whether any demands or requests came...More >
    President Donald Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether the department or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes, and whether any demands or requests came from the Obama administration.More >
  • The Latest: Trump orders FBI probe - and IG to widen query

    The Latest: Trump orders FBI probe - and IG to widen query

    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-05-21 03:05:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). File - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). File - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether ...
    President's lawyer says special counsel Robert Mueller could conclude his probe by September if Trump agrees to an interview.More >
    President's lawyer says special counsel Robert Mueller could conclude his probe by September if Trump agrees to an interview.More >
  • The Latest: Prosecutor wont' release autopsies during probe

    The Latest: Prosecutor wont' release autopsies during probe

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:44 PM EDT2018-05-21 02:44:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). A tape cross with the initials of victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting is placed over the dugout of the Santa Fe baseball team before a baseball game against Kingwood Park High School in Deer Park, Texas, Saturday, ...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). A tape cross with the initials of victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting is placed over the dugout of the Santa Fe baseball team before a baseball game against Kingwood Park High School in Deer Park, Texas, Saturday, ...
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is blaming the latest deadly school shooting on youngsters "steeped in a culture of violence.".More >
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is blaming the latest deadly school shooting on youngsters "steeped in a culture of violence.".More >
  • Clinton ribs Trump with Russian cap at Yale's Class Day

    Clinton ribs Trump with Russian cap at Yale's Class Day

    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-05-21 00:21:40 GMT
    (Peter Hvizdak/New Haven Register via AP). Former Secretary of State and former Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds up a Russian fur hat, an ushanka, with a Soviet era hammer and sickle emblem, to the Yale College class of 2018 duri...(Peter Hvizdak/New Haven Register via AP). Former Secretary of State and former Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds up a Russian fur hat, an ushanka, with a Soviet era hammer and sickle emblem, to the Yale College class of 2018 duri...
    Hillary Clinton returned to Yale University this weekend, using the school's tradition of over-the-top headwear to rib President Donald Trump with her own unusual hat: a Russian fur cap.More >
    Hillary Clinton returned to Yale University this weekend, using the school's tradition of over-the-top headwear to rib President Donald Trump with her own unusual hat: a Russian fur cap.More >
  • 93-year-old ex-president Bush arrives in Maine for summer

    93-year-old ex-president Bush arrives in Maine for summer

    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:06 PM EDT2018-05-21 00:06:19 GMT
    Former President George H.W. Bush is in Maine for the summer.More >
    Former President George H.W. Bush is in Maine for the summer.More >
  • Texas shooting renews debate about American school design

    Texas shooting renews debate about American school design

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:56:00 GMT
    ( Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP). Law enforcement officers respond to Santa Fe High School after an active shooter was reported on campus, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas.( Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP). Law enforcement officers respond to Santa Fe High School after an active shooter was reported on campus, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas.
    Texas shooting renews debate about whether school designs make them easy targets.More >
    Texas shooting renews debate about whether school designs make them easy targets.More >
  • Hillary Clinton to receive prestigious Harvard medal

    Hillary Clinton to receive prestigious Harvard medal

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:13:13 GMT
    Hillary Clinton is being honored with a medal during Harvard University's graduation week.More >
    Hillary Clinton is being honored with a medal during Harvard University's graduation week.More >
  • Italian populist says he and rival have deal on new premier

    Italian populist says he and rival have deal on new premier

    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:53:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader Matteo Salvini, center, arrives to vote on a program with the 5-Star Movement that could clear the way to Italy's first populist government, in...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader Matteo Salvini, center, arrives to vote on a program with the 5-Star Movement that could clear the way to Italy's first populist government, in...
    One of Italy's two main populist leaders says he and his rival finally have agreed on who should be the next premier _ neither of them.More >
    One of Italy's two main populist leaders says he and his rival finally have agreed on who should be the next premier _ neither of them.More >
  • Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

    Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:05:44 GMT
    Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller.More >
    Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller.More >
  • Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells her name

    Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells her name

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:05:23 GMT
    Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure.More >
    Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure.More >
  • The Latest: Incoming NRA president addresses school shooting

    The Latest: Incoming NRA president addresses school shooting

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:36:47 GMT
    (Jennifer Reynolds/The Galveston County Daily News via AP). April Salinas, second from right, her daughters Meah, 13, and Macee, 6, and Jeramiah Kelley read notes left at memorial behind Texas First Bank, Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas. A gu...(Jennifer Reynolds/The Galveston County Daily News via AP). April Salinas, second from right, her daughters Meah, 13, and Macee, 6, and Jeramiah Kelley read notes left at memorial behind Texas First Bank, Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas. A gu...
    Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is urging a "hardening" of school buildings in the wake of a shooting that killed 10 people at a Texas high school.More >
    Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is urging a "hardening" of school buildings in the wake of a shooting that killed 10 people at a Texas high school.More >
  • Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

    Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:31:34 GMT
    The House is pressing toward a showdown vote on stricter work and job training requirements for food stamps that are combined with a renewal of farm subsidies, but the measure's chances are iffy because of an...More >
    The House is pressing toward a showdown vote on stricter work and job training requirements for food stamps that are combined with a renewal of farm subsidies, but the measure's chances are iffy because of an unrelated scrap over immigration.More >
  • McCaskill defends CIA vote, says reasons are classified

    McCaskill defends CIA vote, says reasons are classified

    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-20 15:42:18 GMT
    Claire McCaskill defends vote against CIA director: Says specific reasons classified.More >
    Claire McCaskill defends vote against CIA director: Says specific reasons classified.More >
  • Arizona 'Dreamers' struggle after losing cheaper tuition

    Arizona 'Dreamers' struggle after losing cheaper tuition

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:22:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Arizona State University student David Montenegro stands out in front of the Memorial Union building at ASU Thursday, May 10, 2018, in Tempe, Ariz. Montenegro and more than 2,300 public college students around Arizona with ...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Arizona State University student David Montenegro stands out in front of the Memorial Union building at ASU Thursday, May 10, 2018, in Tempe, Ariz. Montenegro and more than 2,300 public college students around Arizona with ...
    More than 2,300 other public college students around Arizona with deferred deportation status starting this fall will no longer qualify for in-state tuition under an Arizona Supreme Court decision.More >
    More than 2,300 other public college students around Arizona with deferred deportation status starting this fall will no longer qualify for in-state tuition under an Arizona Supreme Court decision.More >
  • White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

    White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:12:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). White House senior adviser Jared Kushner shakes hands with President Donald Trump during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). White House senior adviser Jared Kushner shakes hands with President Donald Trump during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington.
    The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and...More >
    The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and development projects in the West Bank and Gaza.More >
  • The Latest: Trump misspells wife's name in homecoming tweet

    The Latest: Trump misspells wife's name in homecoming tweet

    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:22:55 GMT
    President Donald Trump has welcomed his wife home from the hospital in a tweet that misspells the first lady's first name.More >
    President Donald Trump has welcomed his wife home from the hospital in a tweet that misspells the first lady's first name.More >
  • US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

    US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:55:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.
    Just-ended U.S.-China trade talks in Washington have produced a commitment by Beijing to "significantly increase" its purchases of Americans goods and services.More >
    Just-ended U.S.-China trade talks in Washington have produced a commitment by Beijing to "significantly increase" its purchases of Americans goods and services.More >
  • Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:02 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:02:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2012, file photo shows sorghum at a farm in Waukomis, Okla. As China-U.S. trade talks resume in Washington, China said Friday, May 18, 2018 it is dropping anti-dumping and anti subsidy investigations i...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2012, file photo shows sorghum at a farm in Waukomis, Okla. As China-U.S. trade talks resume in Washington, China said Friday, May 18, 2018 it is dropping anti-dumping and anti subsidy investigations i...
    Beijing is showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US in Washington.More >
    Beijing is showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US in Washington.More >
  • Gunman blasted through door, lingered for about 30 minutes

    Gunman blasted through door, lingered for about 30 minutes

    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-05-20 03:53:47 GMT
    (Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily News via AP). Santa Fe High School student Dakota Shrader is comforted by her mother Susan Davidson following a shooting at the school on Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. Shrader said her friend wa...(Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily News via AP). Santa Fe High School student Dakota Shrader is comforted by her mother Susan Davidson following a shooting at the school on Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. Shrader said her friend wa...
    Only weeks after supporting Parkland survivors, Texas students are victims of deadly school attack.More >
    Only weeks after supporting Parkland survivors, Texas students are victims of deadly school attack.More >
  • Trump: Justice Department planted spy in 2016 campaign

    Trump: Justice Department planted spy in 2016 campaign

    Saturday, May 19 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-05-19 23:44:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump accused the Justice Department of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign _ an allegation his own lawyer says might not be true.More >
    President Donald Trump accused the Justice Department of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign _ an allegation his own lawyer says might not be true.More >
  • Immigration a fraught issue for GOP as midterms approach

    Immigration a fraught issue for GOP as midterms approach

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:53:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Freedom Caucus opposed...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Freedom Caucus opposed...
    The dust-up this past week in the House over immigration shows just how problematic and risky the issue is for the GOP at a time when the party needs unity heading into pivotal elections in November.More >
    The dust-up this past week in the House over immigration shows just how problematic and risky the issue is for the GOP at a time when the party needs unity heading into pivotal elections in November.More >
  • Detained Saudi women driving campaigners branded traitors

    Detained Saudi women driving campaigners branded traitors

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:25:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File). FILE - In this March 29, 2014 file photo, Aziza al-Yousef drives a car on a highway in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as part of a campaign to defy Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving. Saudi authorities have detained at least six ...(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File). FILE - In this March 29, 2014 file photo, Aziza al-Yousef drives a car on a highway in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as part of a campaign to defy Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving. Saudi authorities have detained at least six ...
    Seven people in Saudi Arabia, including four prominent women's rights activists who campaigned for the right to drive, are being accused by state security of working with "foreign entities".More >
    Seven people in Saudi Arabia, including four prominent women's rights activists who campaigned for the right to drive, are being accused by state security of working with "foreign entities".More >
  • Not all GOP candidates want Trump to stump

    Not all GOP candidates want Trump to stump

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:24:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this May 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is not welcome everywhere as his party tries to defend its delicate House and Senate majorities. Republican ca...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this May 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is not welcome everywhere as his party tries to defend its delicate House and Senate majorities. Republican ca...
    Trump plans aggressive role in midterm elections, but he's not welcome everywhere.More >
    Trump plans aggressive role in midterm elections, but he's not welcome everywhere.More >
  • Parkland students on Texas: "They're part of this now"

    Parkland students on Texas: "They're part of this now"

    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-05-19 17:13:19 GMT
    (Steve Gonzale/Houston Chronicle via AP). Law enforcement officers respond to an active shooter in front of Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas.(Steve Gonzale/Houston Chronicle via AP). Law enforcement officers respond to an active shooter in front of Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas.
    Parkland school shooting survivors are expressing outrage and heartbreak on social media in the aftermath of the latest school shooting in Texas.More >
    Parkland school shooting survivors are expressing outrage and heartbreak on social media in the aftermath of the latest school shooting in Texas.More >
  • Manafort's ex-son-in-law busy with Mueller's investigation

    Manafort's ex-son-in-law busy with Mueller's investigation

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-05-19 14:47:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. It ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. It ...
    Paul Manafort's former son-in-law says he has been busy with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.More >
    Paul Manafort's former son-in-law says he has been busy with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.More >
  • Militant-turned-populist cleric Sadr wins Iraqi election

    Militant-turned-populist cleric Sadr wins Iraqi election

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:34 AM EDT2018-05-19 14:34:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File). FILE - in this Dec. 29, 2015 file photo, Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr speaks during a press conference in Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq’s electoral commission says a political coalition le...(AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File). FILE - in this Dec. 29, 2015 file photo, Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr speaks during a press conference in Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq’s electoral commission says a political coalition le...
    Iraq's electoral commission says a political coalition led by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has won the most seats in Iraq's national parliamentary elections, according to the release of complete results.More >
    Iraq's electoral commission says a political coalition led by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has won the most seats in Iraq's national parliamentary elections, according to the release of complete results.More >
  • Governor struck while biking says helmet saved his life

    Governor struck while biking says helmet saved his life

    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-05-19 13:57:30 GMT
    Maine Gov. Paul LePage said a bicycle helmet saved him last fall in a crash in which he says he was hit by an uninsured driver.More >
    Maine Gov. Paul LePage said a bicycle helmet saved him last fall in a crash in which he says he was hit by an uninsured driver.More >
  • 'Animals'? Trump says he'll keep using term for gang members

    'Animals'? Trump says he'll keep using term for gang members

    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:57 AM EDT2018-05-19 12:57:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally and says he will keep using that term to refer to violent gang members.More >
    President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally and says he will keep using that term to refer to violent gang members.More >
  • Putin says Russian gas shipments via Ukraine may continue

    Putin says Russian gas shipments via Ukraine may continue

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-05-19 09:44:30 GMT
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.More >
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.More >
  • Trump says spy infiltrated his campaign; lawyer casts doubt

    Trump says spy infiltrated his campaign; lawyer casts doubt

    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-05-19 08:01:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is citing news reports as evidence that the Justice Department spied on his 2016 campaign, tweeting "Really bad stuff!".More >
    President Donald Trump is citing news reports as evidence that the Justice Department spied on his 2016 campaign, tweeting "Really bad stuff!".More >
  • Texas school shooting kills 10, deadliest since Parkland

    Texas school shooting kills 10, deadliest since Parkland

    Saturday, May 19 2018 3:32 AM EDT2018-05-19 07:32:45 GMT
    Law enforcement officers are responding to a high school near Houston after an active shooter was reported on campus.More >
    Law enforcement officers are responding to a high school near Houston after an active shooter was reported on campus.More >
  • American bishop brings human rights focus to royal wedding

    American bishop brings human rights focus to royal wedding

    Saturday, May 19 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-05-19 06:51:40 GMT
    (Steve Parsons/Pool Photo via AP). The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, left, and American bishop Michael Curry pose for the media ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday at St George's Chapel, Windsor, England, Friday,...(Steve Parsons/Pool Photo via AP). The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, left, and American bishop Michael Curry pose for the media ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday at St George's Chapel, Windsor, England, Friday,...
    The son of a civil rights activist and the descendant of African slaves, the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry has condemned last year's white supremacist rally in Charlottesville and plans to march against President...More >
    The son of a civil rights activist and the descendant of African slaves, the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry has condemned last year's white supremacist rally in Charlottesville and plans to march against President Donald Trump's "America first" stance.More >
  • Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules

    Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules

    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:44:56 GMT
    The Senate is poised to approve legislation designed to reverse the Federal Communications Commission's effort to deregulate the Internet.More >
    The Senate is poised to approve legislation designed to reverse the Federal Communications Commission's effort to deregulate the Internet.More >
  • US to lay out plan to pressure Iran after nuclear deal exit

    US to lay out plan to pressure Iran after nuclear deal exit

    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:03:25 GMT
    The Trump administration says it's preparing to lay out its plan to work with Europeans and other countries to pressure Iran following President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal.More >
    The Trump administration says it's preparing to lay out its plan to work with Europeans and other countries to pressure Iran following President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal.More >
  • US readies Mideast peace plan, but threatens Palestinian aid

    US readies Mideast peace plan, but threatens Palestinian aid

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:25:39 GMT
    The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and...More >
    The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and development projects in the West Bank and Gaza.More >
  • Trump nominates acting VA secretary Wilkie for permanent job

    Trump nominates acting VA secretary Wilkie for permanent job

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-05-19 02:51:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie, during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington. Trump announced he's nominating ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie, during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington. Trump announced he's nominating ...
    President Donald Trump has announced he's nominating Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department agency.More >
    President Donald Trump has announced he's nominating Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department agency.More >
  • Texas governor vows to look at school safety after attack

    Texas governor vows to look at school safety after attack

    Friday, May 18 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-05-19 01:11:52 GMT
    (Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily News via AP). Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks during a press conference in the wake of a school shooting at Santa Fe High School on Friday, May 18, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas.(Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily News via AP). Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks during a press conference in the wake of a school shooting at Santa Fe High School on Friday, May 18, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas.
    The mass shooting at a Texas high school has elicited promises from the state's top Republicans to look for ways to improve school safety, but none of them suggested that substantial gun restrictions could be on...More >
    The mass shooting at a Texas high school has elicited promises from the state's top Republicans to look for ways to improve school safety, but none of them suggested that substantial gun restrictions could be on the table.More >
  • Trump wades into California primary in hopes of boosting GOP

    Trump wades into California primary in hopes of boosting GOP

    Friday, May 18 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:50:51 GMT
    President Donald Trump is wading into the heated California GOP gubernatorial primary, endorsing businessman John Cox.More >
    President Donald Trump is wading into the heated California GOP gubernatorial primary, endorsing businessman John Cox.More >
  • Kim Davis challenger: Man whose marriage license she denied

    Kim Davis challenger: Man whose marriage license she denied

    Friday, May 18 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:25:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adam Beam). In this May 10, 2018, photo, David Ermold, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for Rowan County clerk, pauses as he speaks in Morehead, Ky. He wants to challenge Kim Davis, the clerk who denied him a marriage license in 2015 ...(AP Photo/Adam Beam). In this May 10, 2018, photo, David Ermold, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for Rowan County clerk, pauses as he speaks in Morehead, Ky. He wants to challenge Kim Davis, the clerk who denied him a marriage license in 2015 ...
    A gay man in Kentucky wants to run against Kim Davis, the county clerk who denied him a marriage license in 2015.More >
    A gay man in Kentucky wants to run against Kim Davis, the county clerk who denied him a marriage license in 2015.More >
  • Post-Parkland push for gun control hasn't gripped Texas yet

    Post-Parkland push for gun control hasn't gripped Texas yet

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:07:16 GMT
    (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP). A woman prays in the grass outside the Alamo Gym where parents wait to reunite with their kids following a shooting at Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas.(Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP). A woman prays in the grass outside the Alamo Gym where parents wait to reunite with their kids following a shooting at Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas.
    The calls for tighter gun controls that have swelled since the February mass shooting at a Florida high school have barely registered in gun-loving Texas, at least to this point.More >
    The calls for tighter gun controls that have swelled since the February mass shooting at a Florida high school have barely registered in gun-loving Texas, at least to this point.More >
  • The Latest: House defeats farm bill as conservatives revolt

    The Latest: House defeats farm bill as conservatives revolt

    Friday, May 18 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:51:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrives at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018, as the conservative House Freedom Caucus threatens to hold up a final vote on the farm bill. Passage of the farm bill is...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrives at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018, as the conservative House Freedom Caucus threatens to hold up a final vote on the farm bill. Passage of the farm bill is...
    Conservatives have defeated a Republican farm bill that combined stricter work and job training requirements for food stamp recipients with a renewal of farm subsidies.More >
    Conservatives have defeated a Republican farm bill that combined stricter work and job training requirements for food stamp recipients with a renewal of farm subsidies.More >
  • Trump urges Congress to overhaul nation's prison system

    Trump urges Congress to overhaul nation's prison system

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:33:58 GMT
    President Donald Trump is trying to jump-start efforts in Congress to overhaul the U.S. prison system and help more former inmates successfully re-enter society.More >
    President Donald Trump is trying to jump-start efforts in Congress to overhaul the U.S. prison system and help more former inmates successfully re-enter society.More >
  • The Latest: Giuliani says Mueller narrows Trump questions

    The Latest: Giuliani says Mueller narrows Trump questions

    Friday, May 18 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:34:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.
    Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's attorney, says the special counsel in the Russia probe has narrowed the scope of potential questions for the president.More >
    Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's attorney, says the special counsel in the Russia probe has narrowed the scope of potential questions for the president.More >
  • The Latest: Trump defends 'animals' comment in tweet

    The Latest: Trump defends 'animals' comment in tweet

    Friday, May 18 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:34:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally and says he will keep using that term to refer to violent gang members.More >
    President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally and says he will keep using that term to refer to violent gang members.More >
  • Saudi arrests activists who campaigned for women's driving

    Saudi arrests activists who campaigned for women's driving

    Friday, May 18 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:00:50 GMT
    Rights activists say at least six people who have campaigned for human rights in Saudi Arabia, including four women who pushed for the right to drive, have been detained in Saudi Arabia.More >
    Rights activists say at least six people who have campaigned for human rights in Saudi Arabia, including four women who pushed for the right to drive, have been detained in Saudi Arabia.More >
  • Sen. Gillibrand is working on 'Bold & Brave' picture book

    Sen. Gillibrand is working on 'Bold & Brave' picture book

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:42:59 GMT
    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is working on her first picture book, "Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote," to be published by Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers.More >
    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is working on her first picture book, "Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote," to be published by Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers.More >
  • The Latest: Israel says Gaza wounded transferred to Jordan

    The Latest: Israel says Gaza wounded transferred to Jordan

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:52:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manish Swarup). A small group of Indian protestors hold placards to condemn what they say is Israel's aggression against Palestinians and the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem, as they gather in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 17...(AP Photo/Manish Swarup). A small group of Indian protestors hold placards to condemn what they say is Israel's aggression against Palestinians and the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem, as they gather in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 17...
    Israeli police say the first Friday prayer services of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan ended peacefully at Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque.More >
    Israeli police say the first Friday prayer services of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan ended peacefully at Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque.More >
  • Rule would take US funds from clinics discussing abortion

    Rule would take US funds from clinics discussing abortion

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:52:18 GMT
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally-funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally-funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >
  • Democrats get giddy about a perennial target: Arizona

    Democrats get giddy about a perennial target: Arizona

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:45:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). In this Wednesday, May 9, 2018 photo, Arizona Democratic District 27 Chair Fern Ward, right, and Vice Chair Maritza Saenz react to a speaker during their legislative meeting in Phoenix. For a decade, Democrats have said they were ...(AP Photo/Matt York). In this Wednesday, May 9, 2018 photo, Arizona Democratic District 27 Chair Fern Ward, right, and Vice Chair Maritza Saenz react to a speaker during their legislative meeting in Phoenix. For a decade, Democrats have said they were ...
    For a decade, Democrats have said they were close to turning Arizona blue.More >
    For a decade, Democrats have said they were close to turning Arizona blue.More >
  • Ahead of Trump summit, Kim Jong Un crafts a careful message

    Ahead of Trump summit, Kim Jong Un crafts a careful message

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:03:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2016, file photo, North Koreans read their leader Kim Jong Un's speech published in the local newspaper in Pyongyang, North Korea. Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have one big thing in common as they ...(AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2016, file photo, North Koreans read their leader Kim Jong Un's speech published in the local newspaper in Pyongyang, North Korea. Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have one big thing in common as they ...
    In a country where there is no Twitter but lots of fake news, North Koreans are getting a very different take on what got Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump to the negotiating table.More >
    In a country where there is no Twitter but lots of fake news, North Koreans are getting a very different take on what got Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump to the negotiating table.More >
  • Top UN rights body votes for inquiry on Gaza clashes

    Top UN rights body votes for inquiry on Gaza clashes

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:44:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adel Hana). Marwan Shtewi, 32, lies on the bed while his mother's Fatma, stands near him at the surgery's ward of Shifa hospital in Gaza City, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Shtewi was shot in his hand and abdomen by Israeli troops during a protest...(AP Photo/Adel Hana). Marwan Shtewi, 32, lies on the bed while his mother's Fatma, stands near him at the surgery's ward of Shifa hospital in Gaza City, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Shtewi was shot in his hand and abdomen by Israeli troops during a protest...
    The U.N. Human Rights Council has voted to set up a commission of inquiry to look into a deadly crackdown on protesters in Gaza by Israeli forces.More >
    The U.N. Human Rights Council has voted to set up a commission of inquiry to look into a deadly crackdown on protesters in Gaza by Israeli forces.More >
  • 1 year on, Robert Mueller is everywhere and nowhere

    1 year on, Robert Mueller is everywhere and nowhere

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:36:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election at the Capitol in W...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election at the Capitol in W...
    In the year since Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel, he hasn't uttered a word in public about his Russia investigation.More >
    In the year since Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel, he hasn't uttered a word in public about his Russia investigation.More >
  • CIA gets first female chief with confirmation of Gina Haspel

    CIA gets first female chief with confirmation of Gina Haspel

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:22:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...
    Gina Haspel is the new director of the CIA after the Senate voted to confirm her.More >
    Gina Haspel is the new director of the CIA after the Senate voted to confirm her.More >
  • Mercer sisters liquidate beleaguered Cambridge Analytica

    Mercer sisters liquidate beleaguered Cambridge Analytica

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:52:00 GMT
    Cambridge Analytica, beleaguered data collection agency that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, files for bankruptcy protection.More >
    Cambridge Analytica, beleaguered data collection agency that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, files for bankruptcy protection.More >
  • Gov't approves $10B deal to overhaul VA medical records

    Gov't approves $10B deal to overhaul VA medical records

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:42:58 GMT
    The government has signed a $10 billion deal to overhaul the electronic health records of millions of veterans.More >
    The government has signed a $10 billion deal to overhaul the electronic health records of millions of veterans.More >
  • White House threatens firings after McCain remark gets out

    White House threatens firings after McCain remark gets out

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:33:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018.
    A White House aide's crass remark about gravely ill Sen. John McCain has led to a push to fire those responsible for leaking that story and others about President Donald Trump's administration.More >
    A White House aide's crass remark about gravely ill Sen. John McCain has led to a push to fire those responsible for leaking that story and others about President Donald Trump's administration.More >
  • In film, McCain says Americans deserve more from Washington

    In film, McCain says Americans deserve more from Washington

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:25:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other lawmakers stop by an event on Capitol Hill during the debut a documentary film about Sen. John McCain, in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. McCain, currently awa...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other lawmakers stop by an event on Capitol Hill during the debut a documentary film about Sen. John McCain, in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. McCain, currently awa...
    Sen. John McCain ends a documentary about his life to send the message that Washington is not giving the American people the government they deserve.More >
    Sen. John McCain ends a documentary about his life to send the message that Washington is not giving the American people the government they deserve.More >
  • S. Korea downplays N. Korea's threats to cancel talks

    S. Korea downplays N. Korea's threats to cancel talks

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:25:03 GMT
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). ADDS TO CLARIFY THE DATE WAS WHEN IT WAS PUBLISHED, NOT WHEN PHOTOGRAPHED - In this photo provided on Thursday, May 18, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks...(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). ADDS TO CLARIFY THE DATE WAS WHEN IT WAS PUBLISHED, NOT WHEN PHOTOGRAPHED - In this photo provided on Thursday, May 18, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks...
    South Korea believes North Korea remains committed to improving relations despite strongly criticizing Seoul over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills and saying it will not return to inter-Korean talks unless...More >
    South Korea believes North Korea remains committed to improving relations despite strongly criticizing Seoul over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills and saying it will not return to inter-Korean talks unless its grievances are resolved.More >
  • US is running out of time on NAFTA while confronting China

    US is running out of time on NAFTA while confronting China

    Friday, May 18 2018 9:51 AM EDT2018-05-18 13:51:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...
    US is running out of time on a NAFTA rewrite even while confronting China over trade rift.More >
    US is running out of time on a NAFTA rewrite even while confronting China over trade rift.More >
  • Pruitt rescinding safety rules prompted by fatal plant blast

    Pruitt rescinding safety rules prompted by fatal plant blast

    Friday, May 18 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-05-18 12:53:50 GMT
    Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is moving to rescind some safety measures proposed after a deadly blast at a Texas fertilizer plant.More >
    Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is moving to rescind some safety measures proposed after a deadly blast at a Texas fertilizer plant.More >
  • Trump to deny funds to clinics that discuss abortion

    Trump to deny funds to clinics that discuss abortion

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:45 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:45:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >
  • Republican says leaders discuss votes on 2 immigration bills

    Republican says leaders discuss votes on 2 immigration bills

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:13 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:13:36 GMT
    A Republican lawmaker says GOP leaders have discussed scheduling House votes on two immigration bills as a way of ending the party's internal battle over the issue.More >
    A Republican lawmaker says GOP leaders have discussed scheduling House votes on two immigration bills as a way of ending the party's internal battle over the issue.More >
  • Trump responds to European criticism about reliability

    Trump responds to European criticism about reliability

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:31 AM EDT2018-05-18 09:31:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House, but the two leaders are not expected to participate in a joint news conference.More >
    President Donald Trump is meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House, but the two leaders are not expected to participate in a joint news conference.More >
  • Niger drone video shows US forces fighting for their lives

    Niger drone video shows US forces fighting for their lives

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:42 AM EDT2018-05-18 07:42:59 GMT
    (Department of Defense via AP). This image from video released by the Department of Defense, shows two French helicopters evacuating the U.S. service members in Niger in October 2017, after a ambush by Islamic State-linked militants. Four U.S. service ...(Department of Defense via AP). This image from video released by the Department of Defense, shows two French helicopters evacuating the U.S. service members in Niger in October 2017, after a ambush by Islamic State-linked militants. Four U.S. service ...
    Dramatic new drone video of the Niger ambush that killed four American soldiers shows U.S. forces desperately trying to escape.More >
    Dramatic new drone video of the Niger ambush that killed four American soldiers shows U.S. forces desperately trying to escape.More >
  • Teachers channel momentum from strikes into midterm races

    Teachers channel momentum from strikes into midterm races

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:12 AM EDT2018-05-18 07:12:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Melissa Daniels). Liz Leivas, co-president of Tempe Education Association, right, gathers signatures Thursday, May 10, 2018 for ballot initiate to raise the income tax on wealthy earners to fund public education. Thousands of teachers in Ariz...(AP Photo/Melissa Daniels). Liz Leivas, co-president of Tempe Education Association, right, gathers signatures Thursday, May 10, 2018 for ballot initiate to raise the income tax on wealthy earners to fund public education. Thousands of teachers in Ariz...
    As they packed up their protest signs and returned to the classroom to finish out the school year, thousands of teachers in North Carolina turned their attention to a different fight: the midterm elections.More >
    As they packed up their protest signs and returned to the classroom to finish out the school year, thousands of teachers in North Carolina turned their attention to a different fight: the midterm elections.More >
  • After upset Iraqi vote, US prepares to embrace a former foe

    After upset Iraqi vote, US prepares to embrace a former foe

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:51:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2018, file photo, followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, seen in the poster, celebrate in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq. Fourteen years after Muqtada al-Sadr’s militias fought and killed American...(AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2018, file photo, followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, seen in the poster, celebrate in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq. Fourteen years after Muqtada al-Sadr’s militias fought and killed American...
    Fourteen years after Muqtada al-Sadr's militias fought and killed American troops who had invaded Iraq, the United States is preparing to work hand in hand with the charismatic Shiite cleric and his movement.More >
    Fourteen years after Muqtada al-Sadr's militias fought and killed American troops who had invaded Iraq, the United States is preparing to work hand in hand with the charismatic Shiite cleric and his movement.More >
  • Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

    Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-05-18 05:03:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...
    Political divisions within the Democratic Party are playing out in the vote to confirm Trump's nominee to lead the CIA.More >
    Political divisions within the Democratic Party are playing out in the vote to confirm Trump's nominee to lead the CIA.More >
  • California #MeToo leader cleared of groping allegations

    California #MeToo leader cleared of groping allegations

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:56 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:56:46 GMT
    An outside investigation has cleared a California assemblywoman of allegations that she groped a male staff member who worked for another lawmaker.More >
    An outside investigation has cleared a California assemblywoman of allegations that she groped a male staff member who worked for another lawmaker.More >
  • Manafort's ex-son-in-law talking with Mueller's team

    Manafort's ex-son-in-law talking with Mueller's team

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:55:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. It ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. It ...
    A federal judge in Virginia has now joined the small group of Americans who know the details of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.More >
    A federal judge in Virginia has now joined the small group of Americans who know the details of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.More >
  • Beset by leaks, White House talks firings, not apologies

    Beset by leaks, White House talks firings, not apologies

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:54:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other lawmakers stop by an event on Capitol Hill during the debut a documentary film about Sen. John McCain, in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. McCain, currently awa...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other lawmakers stop by an event on Capitol Hill during the debut a documentary film about Sen. John McCain, in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. McCain, currently awa...
    The morbid joke that a West Wing aide made about a gravely ill United States senator has become a rarity in the frenetic whirlwind of news around President Donald Trump: a controversy with staying power.More >
    The morbid joke that a West Wing aide made about a gravely ill United States senator has become a rarity in the frenetic whirlwind of news around President Donald Trump: a controversy with staying power.More >
  • Lawmakers repel challenge to much-criticized sugar program

    Lawmakers repel challenge to much-criticized sugar program

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:23:24 GMT
    Food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers are squaring off against the U.S. sugar industry in a familiar battle over a program that props up sugar prices.More >
    Food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers are squaring off against the U.S. sugar industry in a familiar battle over a program that props up sugar prices.More >
  • Judge denies bail for Hong Kong businessman in bribery case

    Judge denies bail for Hong Kong businessman in bribery case

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:00:16 GMT
    A New York judge has cited strong evidence in denying bail to a Hong Kong businessman awaiting trial in a United Nations-linked bribery conspiracy.More >
    A New York judge has cited strong evidence in denying bail to a Hong Kong businessman awaiting trial in a United Nations-linked bribery conspiracy.More >
  • Trump defends 'animals' remark, says he'll always use it

    Trump defends 'animals' remark, says he'll always use it

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:11 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:11:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is drawing criticism from Democrats after referring to some immigrant gang members as "animals" during a White House roundtable discussion.More >
    President Donald Trump is drawing criticism from Democrats after referring to some immigrant gang members as "animals" during a White House roundtable discussion.More >
  • Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

    Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:51:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...
    Gina Haspel is the new director of the CIA after the Senate voted to confirm her.More >
    Gina Haspel is the new director of the CIA after the Senate voted to confirm her.More >
  • N. Korea unlikely to return to talks with South over drills

    N. Korea unlikely to return to talks with South over drills

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:41:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). People watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. North ...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). People watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. North ...
    South Korea says it will communicate closely with Washington, Pyongyang to increase chances of successful talks between Trump and Kim.More >
    South Korea says it will communicate closely with Washington, Pyongyang to increase chances of successful talks between Trump and Kim.More >
  • New Niger video shows harrowing escape of US forces

    New Niger video shows harrowing escape of US forces

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:33 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:33:50 GMT
    (U.S. Army via AP). These images provided by the U.S. Army show, from left, Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black, 35, of Puyallup, Wash.; Staff Sgt. Jeremiah W. Johnson, 39, of Springboro, Ohio; Sgt. La David Johnson of Miami Gardens, Fla.; and Staff Sgt. Dustin ...(U.S. Army via AP). These images provided by the U.S. Army show, from left, Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black, 35, of Puyallup, Wash.; Staff Sgt. Jeremiah W. Johnson, 39, of Springboro, Ohio; Sgt. La David Johnson of Miami Gardens, Fla.; and Staff Sgt. Dustin ...
    Dramatic new drone video of the Niger ambush that killed four American soldiers shows U.S. forces desperately trying to escape, and fighting for their lives when friendly Nigerien forces mistook them for the enemy.More >
    Dramatic new drone video of the Niger ambush that killed four American soldiers shows U.S. forces desperately trying to escape, and fighting for their lives when friendly Nigerien forces mistook them for the enemy.More >
  • 1 year into Russia probe, Washington is rattled, uncertain

    1 year into Russia probe, Washington is rattled, uncertain

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:03:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election at the Capitol in W...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election at the Capitol in W...
    A year into the probe, Robert Mueller is everywhere and nowhere at the same time.More >
    A year into the probe, Robert Mueller is everywhere and nowhere at the same time.More >
  • The Latest: Trump will keep calling gang members 'animals'

    The Latest: Trump will keep calling gang members 'animals'

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:54 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:54:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018.
    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says she doesn't think President Donald Trump went far enough when he described some people who enter the country illegally as "animals.".More >
    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says she doesn't think President Donald Trump went far enough when he described some people who enter the country illegally as "animals.".More >
  • Deportation arrests show increase under Trump

    Deportation arrests show increase under Trump

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:41:17 GMT
    The Trump administration has made 27 percent more deportation arrests during the first half of this fiscal year than were made during the same period last fiscal year.More >
    The Trump administration has made 27 percent more deportation arrests during the first half of this fiscal year than were made during the same period last fiscal year.More >
  • Trump tells NK's Kim to denuclearize or risk overthrow

    Trump tells NK's Kim to denuclearize or risk overthrow

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:40:55 GMT
    The Pentagon says there are no plans to change or reduce the scope of the ongoing military exercises between the U.S. and South Korea that triggered an angry reaction from the North and threatens the planned summit...More >
    The Pentagon says there are no plans to change or reduce the scope of the ongoing military exercises between the U.S. and South Korea that triggered an angry reaction from the North and threatens the planned summit with President Donald Trump next month.More >
  • House OKs expansion of private care at VA, budget crisis fix

    House OKs expansion of private care at VA, budget crisis fix

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:23:23 GMT
    The House is set to give veterans more leeway to see doctors outside the Department of Veterans Affairs' health system.More >
    The House is set to give veterans more leeway to see doctors outside the Department of Veterans Affairs' health system.More >
  • The Latest: House votes to leave US sugar program alone

    The Latest: House votes to leave US sugar program alone

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:29:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. GOP leaders have crafted the bill as a measure for tig...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. GOP leaders have crafted the bill as a measure for tig...
    A key House Republican says conservative hardliners hoping to force progress on unrelated immigration issues are lining up to block passage of a major overhaul of farm subsidies and federal nutrition programs.More >
    A key House Republican says conservative hardliners hoping to force progress on unrelated immigration issues are lining up to block passage of a major overhaul of farm subsidies and federal nutrition programs.More >
  • Lack of paper trail a concern amid fears of election hacking

    Lack of paper trail a concern amid fears of election hacking

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:15:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - This Oct. 19, 2017, file photo shows a new voting machine which prints a paper record on display at a polling site in Conyers, Ga. Georgia officials have estimated it could cost over $100 million to adopt the mach...(AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - This Oct. 19, 2017, file photo shows a new voting machine which prints a paper record on display at a polling site in Conyers, Ga. Georgia officials have estimated it could cost over $100 million to adopt the mach...
    As the midterm congressional primaries heat up amid warnings of Russian hacking, 1 in 5 Americans will be casting their ballots on machines that do not produce a paper record of their votes.More >
    As the midterm congressional primaries heat up amid warnings of Russian hacking, 1 in 5 Americans will be casting their ballots on machines that do not produce a paper record of their votes.More >
  • Trump plays down prospect of successful US-China trade talks

    Trump plays down prospect of successful US-China trade talks

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:09:57 GMT
    President Donald Trump is expected to meet with a top Chinese official who is in Washington for trade talks with U.S. officials.More >
    President Donald Trump is expected to meet with a top Chinese official who is in Washington for trade talks with U.S. officials.More >
  • Trump: If FBI spied on my campaign, 'bigger than Watergate!'

    Trump: If FBI spied on my campaign, 'bigger than Watergate!'

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:35:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 5, 2018 photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, applauds at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy at the Grand Hyatt in Washington. Giuliani’s decision to join President D...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 5, 2018 photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, applauds at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy at the Grand Hyatt in Washington. Giuliani’s decision to join President D...
    Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani urges special counsel's team to wrap up its investigation on the eve of probe's one-year anniversary.More >
    Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani urges special counsel's team to wrap up its investigation on the eve of probe's one-year anniversary.More >
  • US has a daunting to-do list to get ready for NKorea summit

    US has a daunting to-do list to get ready for NKorea summit

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:35:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this May 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un may have been a surprise decision. But as he prepares to sit down with the North Kor...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this May 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un may have been a surprise decision. But as he prepares to sit down with the North Kor...
    President Donald Trump and his team have a daunting to-do list to work through as they prepare for next month's expected summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >
    President Donald Trump and his team have a daunting to-do list to work through as they prepare for next month's expected summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >
  • ACLU asks court to intervene over detained asylum seekers

    ACLU asks court to intervene over detained asylum seekers

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:24:49 GMT
    The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal court to intervene on behalf of asylum seekers, saying they are being unfairly detained while they await hearings before an immigration judge.More >
    The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal court to intervene on behalf of asylum seekers, saying they are being unfairly detained while they await hearings before an immigration judge.More >
  • The Latest: Trump defends himself against European criticism

    The Latest: Trump defends himself against European criticism

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:52:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is pointing to his work to push NATO countries to increase their defense spending as he meets at the White House with the NATO leader.More >
    President Donald Trump is pointing to his work to push NATO countries to increase their defense spending as he meets at the White House with the NATO leader.More >
  • The Latest: Human rights groups decry confirmation of Haspel

    The Latest: Human rights groups decry confirmation of Haspel

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:42:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...
    The Senate is set to vote Thursday to confirm Gina Haspel as the first female director at the CIA.More >
    The Senate is set to vote Thursday to confirm Gina Haspel as the first female director at the CIA.More >
  • Cambridge Analytica suspended head to appear at UK committee

    Cambridge Analytica suspended head to appear at UK committee

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:40:43 GMT
    British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' information in political campaigns say the suspended head of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before...More >
    British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' information in political campaigns say the suspended head of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before committee a second time.More >
  • The Latest: Trump cites 'protections' if Kim denuclearizes

    The Latest: Trump cites 'protections' if Kim denuclearizes

    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:43:55 GMT
    President Donald Trump is trying to address North Korea's concerns ahead of his potential summit with Kim Jong Un. Trump says that if the North Korean leader agrees to denuclearize, he will get what Trump is...More >
    President Donald Trump is trying to address North Korea's concerns ahead of his potential summit with Kim Jong Un. Trump says that if the North Korean leader agrees to denuclearize, he will get what Trump is calling "protections.".More >
  • Trump donates first quarter salary to VA

    Trump donates first quarter salary to VA

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:33:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump waves as he walks to his motorcade vehicle as he arrives at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized aft...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump waves as he walks to his motorcade vehicle as he arrives at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized aft...
    President Donald Trump is donating his first quarter salary to the Department of Veterans Affairs.More >
    President Donald Trump is donating his first quarter salary to the Department of Veterans Affairs.More >
  • Lawmaker accused of choking political rival at restaurant

    Lawmaker accused of choking political rival at restaurant

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:24:17 GMT
    A state lawmaker from Lowell has been accused of choking a political challenger during a chance encounter at a restaurant.More >
    A state lawmaker from Lowell has been accused of choking a political challenger during a chance encounter at a restaurant.More >
  • Senate turns back attempt by Paul to force budget debate

    Senate turns back attempt by Paul to force budget debate

    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:44:54 GMT
    The Senate has rejected an attempt by Sen. Rand Paul to force a debate on sweeping budget cuts and federal deficits that are growing despite a strong economy.More >
    The Senate has rejected an attempt by Sen. Rand Paul to force a debate on sweeping budget cuts and federal deficits that are growing despite a strong economy.More >
  • Warren challenger ends lawsuit over 'fake Indian' sign

    Warren challenger ends lawsuit over 'fake Indian' sign

    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:40 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:40:27 GMT
    A U.S. Senate candidate in Massachusetts is ending a lawsuit he filed against Cambridge last month after city officials asked him to remove a sign from a campaign bus.More >
    A U.S. Senate candidate in Massachusetts is ending a lawsuit he filed against Cambridge last month after city officials asked him to remove a sign from a campaign bus.More >
  • Unapologetic Trump Jr.: Not troubled that I met with Russian

    Unapologetic Trump Jr.: Not troubled that I met with Russian

    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:26:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). In this April 17, 2017 file photo, Donald Trump Jr., the son of President Donald Trump, speaks to media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.  Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he didn’t ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). In this April 17, 2017 file photo, Donald Trump Jr., the son of President Donald Trump, speaks to media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he didn’t ...
    Donald Trump Jr. told a Senate panel that he didn't think there was anything wrong with meeting a Russian lawyer who promised dirt on Hillary Clinton ahead of the 2016 election, and that he can't recall whether he...More >
    Donald Trump Jr. told a Senate panel that he didn't think there was anything wrong with meeting a Russian lawyer who promised dirt on Hillary Clinton ahead of the 2016 election, and that he can't recall whether he discussed the probe with his father.More >
  • Burundi votes on extending president's power until 2034

    Burundi votes on extending president's power until 2034

    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:25:03 GMT
    Burundi votes in a referendum proposing constitutional changes that could extend the president's rule until 2034.More >
    Burundi votes in a referendum proposing constitutional changes that could extend the president's rule until 2034.More >
  • Melania Trump says she feels 'great,' thanks well-wishers

    Melania Trump says she feels 'great,' thanks well-wishers

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:46:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump is seen through the window of his motorcade vehicle as he is driven to board Martine One at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, en route to Washington. ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump is seen through the window of his motorcade vehicle as he is driven to board Martine One at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, en route to Washington. ...
    Melania Trump says she feels "great" after a kidney procedure.More >
    Melania Trump says she feels "great" after a kidney procedure.More >
  • Ethics director forwards concerns to DOJ over Cohen payment

    Ethics director forwards concerns to DOJ over Cohen payment

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:46:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.
    Ethics director questions why Trump didn't disclose last year that he owed personal attorney Michael Cohen for unspecified "expenses".More >
    Ethics director questions why Trump didn't disclose last year that he owed personal attorney Michael Cohen for unspecified "expenses".More >
  • The Latest: Zuckerberg to heading to EU next Tuesday

    The Latest: Zuckerberg to heading to EU next Tuesday

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:33:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia.  Facebook believes its policing system is better at scrubbing graphic violence, gratuitous nudity and terrorist propaganda...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook believes its policing system is better at scrubbing graphic violence, gratuitous nudity and terrorist propaganda...
    British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' information in political campaigns say the suspended head of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before...More >
    British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' information in political campaigns say the suspended head of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before committee a second time.More >
  • AP analysis shows how Bill Gates influences education policy

    AP analysis shows how Bill Gates influences education policy

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:03:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, file). FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2018 file photo, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda take part in an AP interview in Kirkland, Wash. Gates' non-profit Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given about $44 million...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, file). FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2018 file photo, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda take part in an AP interview in Kirkland, Wash. Gates' non-profit Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given about $44 million...
    Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions on American classrooms.More >
    Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions on American classrooms.More >
  • Dutch anti-Islam firebrand Wilders: Appeals hearing not fair

    Dutch anti-Islam firebrand Wilders: Appeals hearing not fair

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:02 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:02:53 GMT
    Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders has begun an appeal against his 2016 conviction for inciting discrimination and insulting Moroccans by calling for the Hague Appeals Court judges in his case to be replaced,...More >
    Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders has begun an appeal against his 2016 conviction for inciting discrimination and insulting Moroccans by calling for the Hague Appeals Court judges in his case to be replaced, arguing they were not impartial.More >
  • Malaysia steps up graft probe of fund linked to ex-leader

    Malaysia steps up graft probe of fund linked to ex-leader

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:33:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf). An entrance road to the resident of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is cordoned off in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, May 17, 2018. Malaysian police spent hours early Thursday searching former Prime Minister Naji...(AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf). An entrance road to the resident of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is cordoned off in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, May 17, 2018. Malaysian police spent hours early Thursday searching former Prime Minister Naji...
    A lawyer for Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak says the seven-hour police search of his property as part of a money-laundering investigation being pushed by his successor did not find any incriminating...More >
    A lawyer for Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak says the seven-hour police search of his property as part of a money-laundering investigation being pushed by his successor did not find any incriminating documents.More >
  • Trump says 'no folding' in trade negotiations with China

    Trump says 'no folding' in trade negotiations with China

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:27:17 GMT
    President Donald Trump says there has been "no folding" in his trade negotiations with China, as he addresses his efforts to help a Chinese telecommunications company that violated U.S. sanctions.More >
    President Donald Trump says there has been "no folding" in his trade negotiations with China, as he addresses his efforts to help a Chinese telecommunications company that violated U.S. sanctions.More >
  • Trump disclosure of Cohen payment raises new legal questions

    Trump disclosure of Cohen payment raises new legal questions

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:19:47 GMT
    Trump submits his annual financial disclosure, which is expected to be made public in the coming days.More >
    Trump submits his annual financial disclosure, which is expected to be made public in the coming days.More >
  • AP Interview: Anwar wants Malaysia to scrap race policies

    AP Interview: Anwar wants Malaysia to scrap race policies

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:16:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim, left, arrive with his wife Wan Azizah, right, at a rally in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Anwar has been freed from custody after receiving a pardon from the king, p...(AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim, left, arrive with his wife Wan Azizah, right, at a rally in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Anwar has been freed from custody after receiving a pardon from the king, p...
    Pardoned Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim says decades-old affirmative action policies for the country's Malay majority must be discarded in favor of a new program to help the poor regardless of race.More >
    Pardoned Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim says decades-old affirmative action policies for the country's Malay majority must be discarded in favor of a new program to help the poor regardless of race.More >
  • In veiled shot at Trump, Tillerson warns democracy at risk

    In veiled shot at Trump, Tillerson warns democracy at risk

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-05-17 13:52:26 GMT
    In veiled shot at Trump, Tillerson warns American freedom, democracy at risk.More >
    In veiled shot at Trump, Tillerson warns American freedom, democracy at risk.More >
  • Trump to sign order to reform US infrastructure technology

    Trump to sign order to reform US infrastructure technology

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:55 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:55:00 GMT
    President Donald Trump is signing an executive order to try to reform the federal government's confounding information technology structure.More >
    President Donald Trump is signing an executive order to try to reform the federal government's confounding information technology structure.More >
  • Trump rails against California for its immigration policies

    Trump rails against California for its immigration policies

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:43 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:43:27 GMT
    President Donald Trump is hammering California for its sanctuary policies in his latest push to resist the "resistance" to his presidency.More >
    President Donald Trump is hammering California for its sanctuary policies in his latest push to resist the "resistance" to his presidency.More >
  • Trump Indonesia project gets Chinese government partner

    Trump Indonesia project gets Chinese government partner

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:10:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.
    A Chinese government-owned company has signed on to build a theme park in Indonesia that also features a Trump hotel and condos.More >
    A Chinese government-owned company has signed on to build a theme park in Indonesia that also features a Trump hotel and condos.More >
  • Democrats hope net neutrality issue will win votes this fall

    Democrats hope net neutrality issue will win votes this fall

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:53:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). From left, Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Pa., Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., and Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., leave a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, a...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). From left, Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Pa., Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., and Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., leave a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, a...
    Democrats hope their support of net neutrality will win votes in fall because of GOP support of rollback of Obama-era rules.More >
    Democrats hope their support of net neutrality will win votes in fall because of GOP support of rollback of Obama-era rules.More >
  • Malaysia police raid ex-PM house as part of corruption probe

    Malaysia police raid ex-PM house as part of corruption probe

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:43:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Police stand guard outside former Prime Minister Najob Razak resident in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Najib and his wife have been barred from leaving Malaysia. The government has also told the current atto...(AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Police stand guard outside former Prime Minister Najob Razak resident in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Najib and his wife have been barred from leaving Malaysia. The government has also told the current atto...
    Malaysian police have visited former Prime Minister Najib Razak's house, reportedly searching for documents as part of a renewed probe into a massive corruption scandal involving a state investment fund that is...More >
    Malaysian police have visited former Prime Minister Najib Razak's house, reportedly searching for documents as part of a renewed probe into a massive corruption scandal involving a state investment fund that is being investigated abroad.More >
  • Trump: US hasn't been notified about threat to cancel summit

    Trump: US hasn't been notified about threat to cancel summit

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:43:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump greets Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump greets Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. hasn't "heard anything" about North Korea's threat to cancel his planned summit with Kim Jong Un next month.More >
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. hasn't "heard anything" about North Korea's threat to cancel his planned summit with Kim Jong Un next month.More >
  • Liberal tilt in some primaries a sign of Democratic fervor

    Liberal tilt in some primaries a sign of Democratic fervor

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:33:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Democratic 2nd District House candidate Kara Eastman is hugged by her campaign manager Ben Onkka, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, as she holds a slim lead over Brad Ashford in the primary election. Omaha-area voters are s...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Democratic 2nd District House candidate Kara Eastman is hugged by her campaign manager Ben Onkka, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, as she holds a slim lead over Brad Ashford in the primary election. Omaha-area voters are s...
    Democratic voters are choosing decidedly liberal candidates in some primary elections for House races viewed as key to the congressional majority.More >
    Democratic voters are choosing decidedly liberal candidates in some primary elections for House races viewed as key to the congressional majority.More >
  • The Latest: Hotel guest reported hearing Vegas shots nearby

    The Latest: Hotel guest reported hearing Vegas shots nearby

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:04:31 GMT
    (Steve Marcus /Las Vegas Sun via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2017, file photo, a body is covered with a sheet after a mass shooting in which dozens were killed at a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. Witness accounts of gunfire, ...(Steve Marcus /Las Vegas Sun via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2017, file photo, a body is covered with a sheet after a mass shooting in which dozens were killed at a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. Witness accounts of gunfire, ...
    A man who met Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock less than a month before the Oct. 1 attack told authorities that Paddock had ranted against the government and warned that law enforcement and the military would...More >
    A man who met Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock less than a month before the Oct. 1 attack told authorities that Paddock had ranted against the government and warned that law enforcement and the military would start confiscating guns.More >
  • GOP pushes for speedy confirmation vote for CIA nominee

    GOP pushes for speedy confirmation vote for CIA nominee

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:43:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this May 9, 2018 photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a letter Tuesday to the top Democrat on the Senate I...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this May 9, 2018 photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a letter Tuesday to the top Democrat on the Senate I...
    Senate intelligence committee is poised to advise the full Senate to confirm Gina Haspel as the next director of the CIA.More >
    Senate intelligence committee is poised to advise the full Senate to confirm Gina Haspel as the next director of the CIA.More >
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