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  • Conservative wins Colombia's presidency in divisive election

    Conservative wins Colombia's presidency in divisive election

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-06-18 01:41:03 GMT
    (AP Photos/Ricardo Mazalan, Fernando Vergara, Files). FILES - This combination of two May 27, 2018 file photos shows Colombian presidential candidates Gustavo Petro, left, and Ivan Duque, in Bogota, Colombia. Voters will choose between Petro, a leftist...(AP Photos/Ricardo Mazalan, Fernando Vergara, Files). FILES - This combination of two May 27, 2018 file photos shows Colombian presidential candidates Gustavo Petro, left, and Ivan Duque, in Bogota, Colombia. Voters will choose between Petro, a leftist...
    Voters in Colombia head to the polls Sunday to choose a leftist former guerrilla or a young conservative lawmaker to lead the nation as it implements a still fragile peace accord.More >>
    Voters in Colombia head to the polls Sunday to choose a leftist former guerrilla or a young conservative lawmaker to lead the nation as it implements a still fragile peace accord.More >>
  • The Latest: Ex-rebels want to meet with new Colombia leader

    The Latest: Ex-rebels want to meet with new Colombia leader

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:40 PM EDT2018-06-18 01:40:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). Ivan Duque, candidate of the Democratic Center party, thumbs up after voting during a presidential runoff election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Voters will choose between Duque and Gustavo Petro, a former lef...(AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). Ivan Duque, candidate of the Democratic Center party, thumbs up after voting during a presidential runoff election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Voters will choose between Duque and Gustavo Petro, a former lef...
    Colombia election results show Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, is poised to become the country's next president.More >>
    Colombia election results show Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, is poised to become the country's next president.More >>
  • Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated at border

    Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated at border

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 01:30:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, first lady Melania Trump addresses a luncheon at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York. Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides o...(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, first lady Melania Trump addresses a luncheon at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York. Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides o...
    First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border, hopes country is one that 'governs with heart'.More >>
    First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border, hopes country is one that 'governs with heart'.More >>
  • Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy

    Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 01:30:25 GMT
    (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration policy and law enforcement actions at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, June 15, 2018.(Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration policy and law enforcement actions at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, June 15, 2018.
    A White House adviser is distancing the Trump administration from responsibility for a jump in the number of migrant children being separated from their parents by authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border.More >>
    A White House adviser is distancing the Trump administration from responsibility for a jump in the number of migrant children being separated from their parents by authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border.More >>
  • Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

    Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 01:30:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is ex...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is ex...
    Special counsel examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton.More >>
    Special counsel examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton.More >>
  • Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe

    Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 01:30:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    Rudy Giuliani says President Donald Trump has no plans to issue pardons now in the Russia investigation but could choose to do so once the special counsel's work is finished.More >>
    Rudy Giuliani says President Donald Trump has no plans to issue pardons now in the Russia investigation but could choose to do so once the special counsel's work is finished.More >>
  • DC's public schools go from success story to cautionary tale

    DC's public schools go from success story to cautionary tale

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-06-18 01:11:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ashraf Khalil). Winston Clarke, the father of a Duke Ellington High School junior, speaks during a May 23, 2018, news conference in front of the school in Washington. Parents at the prestigious performing arts public school are in a fight wit...(AP Photo/Ashraf Khalil). Winston Clarke, the father of a Duke Ellington High School junior, speaks during a May 23, 2018, news conference in front of the school in Washington. Parents at the prestigious performing arts public school are in a fight wit...
    A series of public scandals, including one about rigged graduation rates, has damaged the reputation of the school system in the nation's capital, and it was just a year ago that the system's turnaround was held up...More >>
    A series of public scandals, including one about rigged graduation rates, has damaged the reputation of the school system in the nation's capital, and it was just a year ago that the system's turnaround was held up as a point of pride.More >>
  • Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

    Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-06-18 01:11:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party’s most animating issues __ and fueling concerns th...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party’s most animating issues __ and fueling concerns th...
    The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans, and it's fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November.More >>
    The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans, and it's fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November.More >>
  • Trump grumbles that North Korea deal not earning wide praise

    Trump grumbles that North Korea deal not earning wide praise

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-06-18 01:11:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this June 12, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump credits his accord with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions from nuclear war...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this June 12, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump credits his accord with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions from nuclear war...
    President Donald Trump credits his accord with North Korea's Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions of people from nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board.More >>
    President Donald Trump credits his accord with North Korea's Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions of people from nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board.More >>
  • Maryland Democratic primary has 2 black candidates leading

    Maryland Democratic primary has 2 black candidates leading

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-06-18 01:11:12 GMT
    With two leading candidates who have a shot at becoming Maryland's first black governor, the crowded Democratic gubernatorial primary reflects the state's changing demographics and the party's efforts to harness...More >>
    With two leading candidates who have a shot at becoming Maryland's first black governor, the crowded Democratic gubernatorial primary reflects the state's changing demographics and the party's efforts to harness diverse electorate around the country.More >>
  • FBI agent removed from Russia probe is willing to testify

    FBI agent removed from Russia probe is willing to testify

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-06-18 01:11:09 GMT
    An FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team after sending anti-Trump text messages says he's willing to testify before Congress.More >>
    An FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team after sending anti-Trump text messages says he's willing to testify before Congress.More >>
  • Pelosi criticizes Trump pick to head consumer agency

    Pelosi criticizes Trump pick to head consumer agency

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-06-18 01:11:05 GMT
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is questioning President Donald Trump's pick to head the government's consumer watchdog agency.More >>
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is questioning President Donald Trump's pick to head the government's consumer watchdog agency.More >>
  • Immigrants fleeing gangs prefer taking chance for US asylum

    Immigrants fleeing gangs prefer taking chance for US asylum

    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-06-18 00:43:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull). In this June 13, 2018 photo, an organizer, foreground, speaks to families as they wait to request political asylum in the United States, across the border in Tijuana, Mexico. In Tijuana, Latin Americans fleeing drug violence in...(AP Photo/Gregory Bull). In this June 13, 2018 photo, an organizer, foreground, speaks to families as they wait to request political asylum in the United States, across the border in Tijuana, Mexico. In Tijuana, Latin Americans fleeing drug violence in...
    New directive from attorney general takes aim at immigrants fleeing Central American gang violence.More >>
    New directive from attorney general takes aim at immigrants fleeing Central American gang violence.More >>
  • The Latest: Melania Trump says US should govern 'with heart'

    The Latest: Melania Trump says US should govern 'with heart'

    Sunday, June 17 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-06-17 23:01:58 GMT
    (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this June 15, 2018 file photo, Chris Olson, of Lake Wallenpaupack, Pa., holds a sign outside Lackawanna College where U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions spoke on immigration policy and law enforcement ...(Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this June 15, 2018 file photo, Chris Olson, of Lake Wallenpaupack, Pa., holds a sign outside Lackawanna College where U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions spoke on immigration policy and law enforcement ...
    First lady Melania Trump wades into emotional controversy over migrant children being separated from their parents, says US should govern 'with heart'.More >>
    First lady Melania Trump wades into emotional controversy over migrant children being separated from their parents, says US should govern 'with heart'.More >>
  • Import now to beat tariffs on goods from China? It will cost

    Import now to beat tariffs on goods from China? It will cost

    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:10 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:10:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, tractor-trailer trucks move cargo in shipping containers out of the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. President Donald Trump announced Friday, June 15, 2018, that starting nex...(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, tractor-trailer trucks move cargo in shipping containers out of the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. President Donald Trump announced Friday, June 15, 2018, that starting nex...
    Companies might pay a premium to import certain goods from China before new tariffs kick.More >>
    Companies might pay a premium to import certain goods from China before new tariffs kick.More >>
  • Trump to nominate OMB official to lead consumer watchdog

    Trump to nominate OMB official to lead consumer watchdog

    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:10 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:10:41 GMT
    Trump intends to nominate OMB associate director Kathy Kraninger to lead government's consumer watchdog agency.More >>
    Trump intends to nominate OMB associate director Kathy Kraninger to lead government's consumer watchdog agency.More >>
  • A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports

    A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports

    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:10 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:10:17 GMT
    (Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump China's President Xi Jinping arrive for the state dinner with the first ladies at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Trump is clos...(Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump China's President Xi Jinping arrive for the state dinner with the first ladies at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Trump is clos...
    President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.More >>
    President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.More >>
  • Trump congratulates Hungarian leader who shares border views

    Trump congratulates Hungarian leader who shares border views

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:52:38 GMT
    President Donald Trump is congratulating Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary on his recent re-election.More >>
    President Donald Trump is congratulating Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary on his recent re-election.More >>
  • Arizona Republicans brush off talk about McCain Senate seat

    Arizona Republicans brush off talk about McCain Senate seat

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:30:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., pauses before speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington. A possible U.S. Senate vacancy in Arizona would be temporarily fil...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., pauses before speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington. A possible U.S. Senate vacancy in Arizona would be temporarily fil...
    Sen. John McCain's legacy was thrust into focus nearly one year ago when he announced his brain cancer diagnosis.More >>
    Sen. John McCain's legacy was thrust into focus nearly one year ago when he announced his brain cancer diagnosis.More >>
  • Trump holds chaotic news conference on White House lawn

    Trump holds chaotic news conference on White House lawn

    Sunday, June 17 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-06-17 15:10:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the North Lawn of the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the North Lawn of the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump rarely gives wide-ranging news conferences, and when one came on Friday, it was sudden, unexpected and chaotic.More >>
    President Donald Trump rarely gives wide-ranging news conferences, and when one came on Friday, it was sudden, unexpected and chaotic.More >>
  • Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort jailed ahead of trial

    Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort jailed ahead of trial

    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-06-17 14:50:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    Onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sent to jail after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.More >>
    Onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sent to jail after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.More >>
  • North Korea's hacking fails to make summit talking points

    North Korea's hacking fails to make summit talking points

    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:09 AM EDT2018-06-17 14:09:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh,Pool). In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump focus...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh,Pool). In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump focus...
    North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack.More >>
    North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack.More >>
  • Both Trump, critics find things to like in watchdog report

    Both Trump, critics find things to like in watchdog report

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-06-17 13:02:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump and his critics are each cherry picking what they want to see from the findings of a Justice Department watchdog report.More >>
    President Donald Trump and his critics are each cherry picking what they want to see from the findings of a Justice Department watchdog report.More >>
  • NIH ends alcohol study, citing funding, credibility problems

    NIH ends alcohol study, citing funding, credibility problems

    Sunday, June 17 2018 7:20 AM EDT2018-06-17 11:20:02 GMT
    The National Institutes of Health is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, citing ethical problems.More >>
    The National Institutes of Health is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, citing ethical problems.More >>
  • Figures show about 2,000 minors separated from families

    Figures show about 2,000 minors separated from families

    Sunday, June 17 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-06-17 10:20:39 GMT
    (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). Jonathan Wilson, 33, of Scranton, Pa., holds a sign outside of a Lackawanna College were U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions spoke on immigration policy and law enforcement actions, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Scranton, ...(Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). Jonathan Wilson, 33, of Scranton, Pa., holds a sign outside of a Lackawanna College were U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions spoke on immigration policy and law enforcement actions, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Scranton, ...
    Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries.More >>
    Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries.More >>
  • Ex-rebel looks to defy odds in Colombia presidential race

    Ex-rebel looks to defy odds in Colombia presidential race

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:21 PM EDT2018-06-17 03:21:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Mejia). A supporter of Gustavo Pedro shows an old photo of the presidential candidate, third from left, surrounded by former squatters he helped organize as a clandestine militant in the 80's at "Bolivar 83" community in the town of Zi...(AP Photo/Martin Mejia). A supporter of Gustavo Pedro shows an old photo of the presidential candidate, third from left, surrounded by former squatters he helped organize as a clandestine militant in the 80's at "Bolivar 83" community in the town of Zi...
    Gustavo Petro began his ascent to the cusp of Colombia's presidency in this self-built barrio named after South American independence hero Simon Bolivar.More >>
    Gustavo Petro began his ascent to the cusp of Colombia's presidency in this self-built barrio named after South American independence hero Simon Bolivar.More >>
  • White House: Trump supports GOP leaders' immigration bill

    White House: Trump supports GOP leaders' immigration bill

    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:22:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    The White House says President Donald Trump supports immigration legislation that he suggested earlier Friday he wouldn't sign.More >>
    The White House says President Donald Trump supports immigration legislation that he suggested earlier Friday he wouldn't sign.More >>
  • Texas governor's plan after school shooting meets pushback

    Texas governor's plan after school shooting meets pushback

    Saturday, June 16 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-06-16 22:54:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). Texas Gov. Greg Abbott waves to delegates as the arrives for the Texas GOP Convention, Friday, June 15, 2018, in San Antonio.(AP Photo/Eric Gay). Texas Gov. Greg Abbott waves to delegates as the arrives for the Texas GOP Convention, Friday, June 15, 2018, in San Antonio.
    Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says gun rights are safe on his watch amid pushback to some of his safety proposals after a high school shooting that left 10 people dead.More >>
    Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says gun rights are safe on his watch amid pushback to some of his safety proposals after a high school shooting that left 10 people dead.More >>
  • The Latest: China fires back at US, raises own tariffs

    The Latest: China fires back at US, raises own tariffs

    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:39 PM EDT2018-06-16 17:39:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, a ship to shore crane loads two shipping containers together onto a vessel at the Georgia Ports Authority's Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. China's government renewed its th...(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, a ship to shore crane loads two shipping containers together onto a vessel at the Georgia Ports Authority's Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. China's government renewed its th...
    China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.More >>
    China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.More >>
  • Trump raises hopes, says North Korea returning US remains

    Trump raises hopes, says North Korea returning US remains

    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-06-16 17:02:00 GMT
    President Donald Trump says North Korea has already started to return the remains of US soldiers missing from the Korean War.More >>
    President Donald Trump says North Korea has already started to return the remains of US soldiers missing from the Korean War.More >>
  • The Latest: White House says Trump backs immigration effort

    The Latest: White House says Trump backs immigration effort

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-06-16 15:51:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump walks to an interview on the North Lawn of the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump walks to an interview on the North Lawn of the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump says he won't sign a "moderate" immigration bill written by House Republicans.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he won't sign a "moderate" immigration bill written by House Republicans.More >>
  • Summit does not deal with North Korea's hacking

    Summit does not deal with North Korea's hacking

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-06-16 15:10:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh,Pool). In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump focus...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh,Pool). In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump focus...
    North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack.More >>
    North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack.More >>
  • Top WH legislative aide Marc Short to exit this summer

    Top WH legislative aide Marc Short to exit this summer

    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-06-16 14:22:33 GMT
    White House director of legislative affairs Marc Short has told staff that he'll be leaving the position this summer.More >>
    White House director of legislative affairs Marc Short has told staff that he'll be leaving the position this summer.More >>
  • FBI report: Anti-Trump texts 'cast a cloud' over email probe

    FBI report: Anti-Trump texts 'cast a cloud' over email probe

    Saturday, June 16 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-06-16 13:50:58 GMT
    FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over Clinton investigation, sullied FBI's reputation.More >>
    FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over Clinton investigation, sullied FBI's reputation.More >>
  • Ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort jailed ahead of trial

    Ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort jailed ahead of trial

    Saturday, June 16 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-06-16 13:01:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort goes through security as he arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort goes through security as he arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail.More >>
    President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail.More >>
  • Black religious leaders criticize Sessions' use of scripture

    Black religious leaders criticize Sessions' use of scripture

    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-06-16 05:09:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull). In this June 13, 2018 photo, an organizer, foreground, speaks to families as they wait to request political asylum in the United States, across the border in Tijuana, Mexico. In Tijuana, Latin Americans fleeing drug violence in...(AP Photo/Gregory Bull). In this June 13, 2018 photo, an organizer, foreground, speaks to families as they wait to request political asylum in the United States, across the border in Tijuana, Mexico. In Tijuana, Latin Americans fleeing drug violence in...
    Revs. Jesse Jackson, William Barber and other black clergy condemn Attorney General Jeff Sessions after he uses biblical scripture to justify separating immigrant families.More >>
    Revs. Jesse Jackson, William Barber and other black clergy condemn Attorney General Jeff Sessions after he uses biblical scripture to justify separating immigrant families.More >>
  • Democrats set earlier 2020 convention date

    Democrats set earlier 2020 convention date

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-06-16 04:50:54 GMT
    Democrats have set their 2020 presidential nominating convention for the middle of July, but they have not decided where.More >>
    Democrats have set their 2020 presidential nominating convention for the middle of July, but they have not decided where.More >>
  • Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial

    Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-06-16 04:50:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail after new charges were filed against him and a federal judge revoked his house arrest.More >>
    President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail after new charges were filed against him and a federal judge revoked his house arrest.More >>
  • White House: Trump supports GOP leaders' immigration bill

    White House: Trump supports GOP leaders' immigration bill

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-06-16 04:30:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders gestures while speaking to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Thursday, June 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders gestures while speaking to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Thursday, June 14, 2018.
    Congressional Republicans distance themselves from the Trump administration's aggressive policy of separating children from their parents at the border.More >>
    Congressional Republicans distance themselves from the Trump administration's aggressive policy of separating children from their parents at the border.More >>
  • DHS reports about 2,000 minors separated from families

    DHS reports about 2,000 minors separated from families

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-06-16 04:21:37 GMT
    According to Homeland Security figures obtained by the AP, nearly two thousand children have been separated from their families at the border since a new policy cracking down on illegal entry.More >>
    According to Homeland Security figures obtained by the AP, nearly two thousand children have been separated from their families at the border since a new policy cracking down on illegal entry.More >>
  • When, not if: US poised to quit UN's human rights council

    When, not if: US poised to quit UN's human rights council

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-06-16 02:50:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). American Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, center, speaks to other members of the Security Council before posing for a photo wearing the jerseys of their country's soccer teams, Thursday, June 14, 2018, at United N...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). American Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, center, speaks to other members of the Security Council before posing for a photo wearing the jerseys of their country's soccer teams, Thursday, June 14, 2018, at United N...
    Diplomats say the United States is about to quit the United Nation's main human rights body, primarily over Washington's claim that the Human Rights Council is biased against Israel.More >>
    Diplomats say the United States is about to quit the United Nation's main human rights body, primarily over Washington's claim that the Human Rights Council is biased against Israel.More >>
  • Justice report provides ammo for both Trump and his critics

    Justice report provides ammo for both Trump and his critics

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-06-16 02:49:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington's latest Rorschach test. President Donald Trump and his critics are each cherry picking what they want to see from its findings to either discredit or...More >>
    A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington's latest Rorschach test. President Donald Trump and his critics are each cherry picking what they want to see from its findings to either discredit or defend investigators conducting the pro.More >>
  • US renews call for Cuba to probe cause of health 'attacks'

    US renews call for Cuba to probe cause of health 'attacks'

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:42:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File). FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, a U.S. flag flies at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. The United States is renewing calls for the Cuban government to determine the source of “attacks” on U.S. diplomats in Cub...(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File). FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, a U.S. flag flies at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. The United States is renewing calls for the Cuban government to determine the source of “attacks” on U.S. diplomats in Cub...
    The United States is renewing calls for the Cuban government to determine the source of "attacks" on U.S. diplomats in Cuba that have affected some two dozen people.More >>
    The United States is renewing calls for the Cuban government to determine the source of "attacks" on U.S. diplomats in Cuba that have affected some two dozen people.More >>
  • Walmart heirs' groups deny role in Georgia governor's race

    Walmart heirs' groups deny role in Georgia governor's race

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:50 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:50:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland, File). FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle speaks to his supporters as he enters a runoff with Brian Kemp during an election-night watch party in Gainesville,...(AP Photo/Todd Kirkland, File). FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle speaks to his supporters as he enters a runoff with Brian Kemp during an election-night watch party in Gainesville,...
    Walmart heirs deny any involvement in the Georgia governor's race after a leading candidate was secretly recorded saying that he backed favorable school choice laws in the state in order to get campaign money from...More >>
    Walmart heirs deny any involvement in the Georgia governor's race after a leading candidate was secretly recorded saying that he backed favorable school choice laws in the state in order to get campaign money from the Walton family's non-profit foundation.More >>
  • The Latest: Sessions to deal with 'any problems' in FBI

    The Latest: Sessions to deal with 'any problems' in FBI

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:49:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over Clinton investigation, sullied FBI's reputation.More >>
    FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over Clinton investigation, sullied FBI's reputation.More >>
  • The Latest: Ronaldo 3, Spain 3: Star's hat trick earns draw

    The Latest: Ronaldo 3, Spain 3: Star's hat trick earns draw

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:43:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Head of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub speaks at the FIFA congress on the eve of the opener of the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The congress in Moscow is set...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Head of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub speaks at the FIFA congress on the eve of the opener of the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The congress in Moscow is set...
    The head of the Palestinian Football Association faces FIFA punishment for urging fans to burn photos of Lionel Messi if Argentina played a World Cup warmup game in Jerusalem.More >>
    The head of the Palestinian Football Association faces FIFA punishment for urging fans to burn photos of Lionel Messi if Argentina played a World Cup warmup game in Jerusalem.More >>
  • Trump claims FBI 'plotting' though report found no bias

    Trump claims FBI 'plotting' though report found no bias

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:31:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    An inspector general report condemning the FBI's actions in the Hillary Clinton email investigation blasts former FBI Director James Comey but denies total vindication to the president who fired him.More >>
    An inspector general report condemning the FBI's actions in the Hillary Clinton email investigation blasts former FBI Director James Comey but denies total vindication to the president who fired him.More >>
  • Justice report provides ammo for both Trump, critics

    Justice report provides ammo for both Trump, critics

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:31:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jon Elswick). Part of the the Department of Justice Inspector General's report after its release in Washington, Thursday, June 14, 2018. The report documented in painstaking detail one of the most consequential investigations in modern FBI hi...(AP Photo/Jon Elswick). Part of the the Department of Justice Inspector General's report after its release in Washington, Thursday, June 14, 2018. The report documented in painstaking detail one of the most consequential investigations in modern FBI hi...
    A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington's latest Rorschach test.More >>
    A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington's latest Rorschach test.More >>
  • AP Explains: Rebooting Poor People's Campaign 50 years later

    AP Explains: Rebooting Poor People's Campaign 50 years later

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:14:33 GMT
    (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP). Gary Horton, at right, president of the Erie chapter of the NAACP, organized about 160 people as they prepared to march from the Martin Luther King Center, 312 Chestnut St., to Perry Square in Erie on Thur...(Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP). Gary Horton, at right, president of the Erie chapter of the NAACP, organized about 160 people as they prepared to march from the Martin Luther King Center, 312 Chestnut St., to Perry Square in Erie on Thur...
    AP Explains: Poor People's Campaign 1968 vs. 2018.More >>
    AP Explains: Poor People's Campaign 1968 vs. 2018.More >>
  • AT&T, Time Warner to close merger 'as soon as possible'

    AT&T, Time Warner to close merger 'as soon as possible'

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:33:34 GMT
    AT&T and Time Warner say they have a clear path to complete their newly approved merger, now that the Justice Department has signaled it won't ask for a temporary block during a potential appeal of the judge's...More >>
    AT&T and Time Warner say they have a clear path to complete their newly approved merger, now that the Justice Department has signaled it won't ask for a temporary block during a potential appeal of the judge's ruling. The deal could be closed soon.More >>
  • Trump confounds allies, facts with stance on Russia

    Trump confounds allies, facts with stance on Russia

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:31:56 GMT
    President Donald Trump says "it's possible" he'll meet with Russian President Vladimir this summer.More >>
    President Donald Trump says "it's possible" he'll meet with Russian President Vladimir this summer.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump vows to avert nuclear war 'at all costs'

    The Latest: Trump vows to avert nuclear war 'at all costs'

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:51:05 GMT
    President Donald Trump said he wants his people to "sit up at attention" when he speaks, just like North Korea's Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon), but later said he'd meant the comment in jest.More >>
    President Donald Trump said he wants his people to "sit up at attention" when he speaks, just like North Korea's Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon), but later said he'd meant the comment in jest.More >>
  • Trump voices reservations about doing a Mueller interview

    Trump voices reservations about doing a Mueller interview

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:02:02 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he thinks the Russia probe is "very biased" and has reservations about being interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he thinks the Russia probe is "very biased" and has reservations about being interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump calls Manafort jailing unfair

    The Latest: Trump calls Manafort jailing unfair

    Friday, June 15 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:43:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is weighing in on a judge's decision to jail his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort while he awaits trial.More >>
    President Donald Trump is weighing in on a judge's decision to jail his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort while he awaits trial.More >>
  • Inside the summit: Talks with 'aliens,' familiar frustration

    Inside the summit: Talks with 'aliens,' familiar frustration

    Friday, June 15 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:09:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands prior to their meeting on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump got the history-making hands...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands prior to their meeting on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump got the history-making hands...
    Inside the summit: Talks with 'aliens,' familiar frustrations even as Trump got the history-making handshake he wanted with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.More >>
    Inside the summit: Talks with 'aliens,' familiar frustrations even as Trump got the history-making handshake he wanted with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • Trump's personal lawyer wants Stormy Daniels' lawyer gagged

    Trump's personal lawyer wants Stormy Daniels' lawyer gagged

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:29:56 GMT
    Donald Trump's personal attorney wants a federal judge to stop the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels from speaking to reporters.More >>
    Donald Trump's personal attorney wants a federal judge to stop the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels from speaking to reporters.More >>
  • Looming war games suspension raises concern in Seoul

    Looming war games suspension raises concern in Seoul

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-06-15 16:52:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Members of People's Democratic Party shout slogans during a rally to oppose military exercises between the United States and South Korea near the U.S. embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, June 15, 2018. U.S. President Donal...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Members of People's Democratic Party shout slogans during a rally to oppose military exercises between the United States and South Korea near the U.S. embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, June 15, 2018. U.S. President Donal...
    After being blindsided by President Donald Trump's decision to shelve major U.S. military exercises in South Korea, Seoul appears to be going along with it.More >>
    After being blindsided by President Donald Trump's decision to shelve major U.S. military exercises in South Korea, Seoul appears to be going along with it.More >>
  • Trump praises EPA chief's work but stresses 'I'm not happy'

    Trump praises EPA chief's work but stresses 'I'm not happy'

    Friday, June 15 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-06-15 15:41:43 GMT
    President Donald Trump is praising Scott Pruitt's work as head of the Environmental Protection Agency _ but stressing his concerns as well.More >>
    President Donald Trump is praising Scott Pruitt's work as head of the Environmental Protection Agency _ but stressing his concerns as well.More >>
  • Proposed US banking fix for marijuana may not open all doors

    Proposed US banking fix for marijuana may not open all doors

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:54:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this June 27, 2017 file photo, the proprietor of a medical marijuana dispensary prepares his monthly tax payment, over $40,000 in cash, at his Los Angeles store.  A proposal in Congress to ease the federal ban on...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this June 27, 2017 file photo, the proprietor of a medical marijuana dispensary prepares his monthly tax payment, over $40,000 in cash, at his Los Angeles store. A proposal in Congress to ease the federal ban on...
    A proposal in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana could encourage more banks to do business with cannabis companies, but it appears to fall short of a comprehensive fix.More >>
    A proposal in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana could encourage more banks to do business with cannabis companies, but it appears to fall short of a comprehensive fix.More >>
  • New San Francisco mayor went from the projects to City Hall

    New San Francisco mayor went from the projects to City Hall

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:53:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill). London Breed speaks to reporters outside of City Hall Wednesday, June 13, 2018 in San Francisco. Breed was poised to become the first African-American woman to lead San Francisco following a hard-fought campaign when former...(AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill). London Breed speaks to reporters outside of City Hall Wednesday, June 13, 2018 in San Francisco. Breed was poised to become the first African-American woman to lead San Francisco following a hard-fought campaign when former...
    San Francisco's incoming mayor knows the yawning gap between rich and poor firsthand, having been raised by her grandmother in the drug- and violence-riddled projects.More >>
    San Francisco's incoming mayor knows the yawning gap between rich and poor firsthand, having been raised by her grandmother in the drug- and violence-riddled projects.More >>
  • Farmers in Trump country protest Pruitt's ethanol policies

    Farmers in Trump country protest Pruitt's ethanol policies

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:32:22 GMT
    Deep in the heart of Trump country, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests by farmers and ethanol producers concerned that he is undermining the industry with his strong...More >>
    Deep in the heart of Trump country, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests by farmers and ethanol producers concerned that he is undermining the industry with his strong support of oil and gas.More >>
  • The Latest: NY attorney general sues over Trump's foundation

    The Latest: NY attorney general sues over Trump's foundation

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:19:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - President Donald Trump holds up an executive order for border security and immigration enforcement improvements after signing the order during a visit to the Homeland Security Department headquarters in...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - President Donald Trump holds up an executive order for border security and immigration enforcement improvements after signing the order during a visit to the Homeland Security Department headquarters in...
    New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign.More >>
    New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign.More >>
  • The Latest: Activists say 2 killed by Syria shelling

    The Latest: Activists say 2 killed by Syria shelling

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:03:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Malaysian Muslims offer prayers during the first day of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Malaysian Muslims offer prayers during the first day of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is addressing the nation during Eid al-Fitr prayers.More >>
    Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is addressing the nation during Eid al-Fitr prayers.More >>
  • Rome mayor hopes to build new sports stadium despite scandal

    Rome mayor hopes to build new sports stadium despite scandal

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:01:26 GMT
    Rome's mayor is hoping to go ahead with construction of a new sports stadium but says she will review the plans following a new corruption scandal.More >>
    Rome's mayor is hoping to go ahead with construction of a new sports stadium but says she will review the plans following a new corruption scandal.More >>
  • House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

    House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

    Friday, June 15 2018 9:10 AM EDT2018-06-15 13:10:53 GMT
    House Republicans unveil a draft immigration bill that gives young immigrants here illegally a path to citizenship, beefs up border security and ends longtime preference for family visas.More >>
    House Republicans unveil a draft immigration bill that gives young immigrants here illegally a path to citizenship, beefs up border security and ends longtime preference for family visas.More >>
  • Trump accused in lawsuit of misusing charitable foundation

    Trump accused in lawsuit of misusing charitable foundation

    Friday, June 15 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-06-15 13:01:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - President Donald Trump holds up an executive order for border security and immigration enforcement improvements after signing the order during a visit to the Homeland Security Department headquarters in...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - President Donald Trump holds up an executive order for border security and immigration enforcement improvements after signing the order during a visit to the Homeland Security Department headquarters in...
    New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign.More >>
    New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign.More >>
  • German government sets up Iran advice office for companies

    German government sets up Iran advice office for companies

    Friday, June 15 2018 8:59 AM EDT2018-06-15 12:59:12 GMT
    The German government has set up a special office to advise companies worried about their business dealings with Iran amid fears they'll be targeted by U.S. sanctions.More >>
    The German government has set up a special office to advise companies worried about their business dealings with Iran amid fears they'll be targeted by U.S. sanctions.More >>
  • Frustrated AMA adopts sweeping policies to cut gun violence

    Frustrated AMA adopts sweeping policies to cut gun violence

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-06-15 10:30:50 GMT
    The American Medical Association has adopted sweeping measures aimed at reducing gun violence, a problem it considers a public health crisis.More >>
    The American Medical Association has adopted sweeping measures aimed at reducing gun violence, a problem it considers a public health crisis.More >>
  • US: No sanctions relief before North Korea denuclearizes

    US: No sanctions relief before North Korea denuclearizes

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:09 AM EDT2018-06-15 09:09:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, left, listen to South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha during a joint press conference following their meeting at Foreign Ministry in ...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, left, listen to South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha during a joint press conference following their meeting at Foreign Ministry in ...
    The United States and its Asian allies worked to paper over any semblance of disagreement over President Donald Trump's concession that the U.S. would halt military exercises with South Korea.More >>
    The United States and its Asian allies worked to paper over any semblance of disagreement over President Donald Trump's concession that the U.S. would halt military exercises with South Korea.More >>
  • Trump's halt of 'war games' could weaken defenses in Korea

    Trump's halt of 'war games' could weaken defenses in Korea

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:58 AM EDT2018-06-15 07:58:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this March 30, 2015, file photo, marines of South Korea, right, and the U.S aim their weapons near amphibious assault vehicles during U.S.-South Korea joint landing military exercises as part of the annual joint ...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this March 30, 2015, file photo, marines of South Korea, right, and the U.S aim their weapons near amphibious assault vehicles during U.S.-South Korea joint landing military exercises as part of the annual joint ...
    President Donald Trump's decision to suspend major U.S. military exercises in South Korea could weaken allied defenses, depending on the length and scope of the hiatus.More >>
    President Donald Trump's decision to suspend major U.S. military exercises in South Korea could weaken allied defenses, depending on the length and scope of the hiatus.More >>
  • Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

    Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:29 AM EDT2018-06-15 07:29:49 GMT
    President Donald Trump is closing in on a decision to impose tariffs on Chinese goods, a move that could put his trade policies on a collision course with his push to get rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons.More >>
    President Donald Trump is closing in on a decision to impose tariffs on Chinese goods, a move that could put his trade policies on a collision course with his push to get rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons.More >>
  • White House: Trump salute to NK general 'a common courtesy'

    White House: Trump salute to NK general 'a common courtesy'

    Friday, June 15 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-06-15 06:21:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders gestures while speaking to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Thursday, June 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders gestures while speaking to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Thursday, June 14, 2018.
    The White House says President Donald Trump's decision to return a military salute to a North Korean general is 'common courtesy.'.More >>
    The White House says President Donald Trump's decision to return a military salute to a North Korean general is 'common courtesy.'.More >>
  • After summit, North Korea shows Trump in striking new light

    After summit, North Korea shows Trump in striking new light

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-06-15 05:30:44 GMT
    (KRT via AP Video). In this image made from video released by KRT on June 14, 2018, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiling at the media as he shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump while his sister Kim Yo Jong, left, looks on during a sum...(KRT via AP Video). In this image made from video released by KRT on June 14, 2018, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiling at the media as he shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump while his sister Kim Yo Jong, left, looks on during a sum...
    North Koreans are getting a new look at U.S. President Donald Trump after his summit with Kim Jong Un and it's a far cry from the dotard label their government slapped on him last year. But how long will it last?.More >>
    North Koreans are getting a new look at U.S. President Donald Trump after his summit with Kim Jong Un and it's a far cry from the dotard label their government slapped on him last year. But how long will it last?.More >>
  • Polish court rules against man who wouldn't serve LGBT group

    Polish court rules against man who wouldn't serve LGBT group

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-06-15 05:29:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). People take part in a Gay Pride parade in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, June 9, 2018. The pride celebrations come as LGBT activists say a conservative turn in Poland is only motivating them to fight harder for their rights, ev...(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). People take part in a Gay Pride parade in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, June 9, 2018. The pride celebrations come as LGBT activists say a conservative turn in Poland is only motivating them to fight harder for their rights, ev...
    Polish top court sides with LGBT group against businessman who withheld service, refusing to print posters for the group.More >>
    Polish top court sides with LGBT group against businessman who withheld service, refusing to print posters for the group.More >>
  • Scalise back for congressional game a year after shooting

    Scalise back for congressional game a year after shooting

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-06-15 05:09:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018, file photo, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise speaks at the 2018 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington. In the year since Scalise and others w...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018, file photo, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise speaks at the 2018 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington. In the year since Scalise and others w...
    Steve Scalise, the House majority whip who was shot at a Republican baseball practice a year ago, fielded a ground ball and threw out the first batter of the annual congressional baseball game Thursday.More >>
    Steve Scalise, the House majority whip who was shot at a Republican baseball practice a year ago, fielded a ground ball and threw out the first batter of the annual congressional baseball game Thursday.More >>
  • Watchdog: Comey 'insubordinate,' not biased in Clinton probe

    Watchdog: Comey 'insubordinate,' not biased in Clinton probe

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-06-15 04:49:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in New York. The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is expected to criticize the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email investig...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in New York. The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is expected to criticize the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email investig...
    Report on FBI actions in Hillary Clinton email case set for release, expected to harshly criticize law enforcement agency's handling of investigation.More >>
    Report on FBI actions in Hillary Clinton email case set for release, expected to harshly criticize law enforcement agency's handling of investigation.More >>
  • House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

    House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-06-15 04:43:10 GMT
    (Mike Moore/The Journal-Gazette via AP). Demonstrators line up to protest U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and immigration reform at Parkview Field in Fort Wayne, Ind. Thursday, June 14, 2018.(Mike Moore/The Journal-Gazette via AP). Demonstrators line up to protest U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and immigration reform at Parkview Field in Fort Wayne, Ind. Thursday, June 14, 2018.
    House Republicans unveil a draft immigration bill that gives young immigrants here illegally a path to citizenship, beefs up border security and ends longtime preference for family visas.More >>
    House Republicans unveil a draft immigration bill that gives young immigrants here illegally a path to citizenship, beefs up border security and ends longtime preference for family visas.More >>
  • House aims at campaign-season bills battling opioid abuse

    House aims at campaign-season bills battling opioid abuse

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-06-15 04:42:05 GMT
    The House is diving into a two-week vote-a-thon on dozens of bills aimed at opioids abuse.More >>
    The House is diving into a two-week vote-a-thon on dozens of bills aimed at opioids abuse.More >>
  • GOP lawmakers decry family separations as WH defends policy

    GOP lawmakers decry family separations as WH defends policy

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-06-15 04:31:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this June 7, 2018, photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan said Thursday he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates childr...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this June 7, 2018, photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan said Thursday he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates childr...
    House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates children from their parents at the southern border.More >>
    House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates children from their parents at the southern border.More >>
  • GOP brass wants Arizona lawmaker in immigration remark out

    GOP brass wants Arizona lawmaker in immigration remark out

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-06-15 04:12:30 GMT
    A Republican lawmaker is being criticized for saying "there aren't enough white kids to go around" when discussing integration in schools at an event in northern Arizona.More >>
    A Republican lawmaker is being criticized for saying "there aren't enough white kids to go around" when discussing integration in schools at an event in northern Arizona.More >>
  • Judge mulls allowing expelled Arizona lawmaker on ballot

    Judge mulls allowing expelled Arizona lawmaker on ballot

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:58 PM EDT2018-06-15 02:58:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Expelled Arizona House Rep. Don Shooter, right, arrives at court with attorney Tim Nelson, left, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Phoenix. A Maricopa County judge says she'll decide tomorrow whether the former Yuma lawmaker, Sho...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Expelled Arizona House Rep. Don Shooter, right, arrives at court with attorney Tim Nelson, left, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Phoenix. A Maricopa County judge says she'll decide tomorrow whether the former Yuma lawmaker, Sho...
    A judge says she'll decide Friday whether a former Arizona lawmaker expelled over sexual misconduct can run for state Senate.More >>
    A judge says she'll decide Friday whether a former Arizona lawmaker expelled over sexual misconduct can run for state Senate.More >>
  • The Latest: Watchdog report rebukes Comey for Clinton probe

    The Latest: Watchdog report rebukes Comey for Clinton probe

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:08 PM EDT2018-06-15 02:08:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in New York. The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is expected to criticize the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email investig...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in New York. The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is expected to criticize the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email investig...
    Two Republican-led House committees say a monthslong probe into the now-closed FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails has so far shown "questionable decision-making" by the agency.More >>
    Two Republican-led House committees say a monthslong probe into the now-closed FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails has so far shown "questionable decision-making" by the agency.More >>
  • Sessions cites Bible to defend separating immigrant families

    Sessions cites Bible to defend separating immigrant families

    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-06-15 01:22:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this May 3, 2018, file photo Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in Washington. Sessions is citing the Bible in defending the Trump administration’s policy of separating parents from the children after they ent...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this May 3, 2018, file photo Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in Washington. Sessions is citing the Bible in defending the Trump administration’s policy of separating parents from the children after they ent...
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is citing the Bible in defending the Trump administration's policy of separating parents from their children after they enter the U.S. illegally.More >>
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is citing the Bible in defending the Trump administration's policy of separating parents from their children after they enter the U.S. illegally.More >>
  • Missouri denies legal bills for lawyers of ex-Gov. Greitens

    Missouri denies legal bills for lawyers of ex-Gov. Greitens

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-06-15 00:51:05 GMT
    (Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this May 29, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announces his resignation during a news conference in Jefferson City. Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said Frid...(Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this May 29, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announces his resignation during a news conference in Jefferson City. Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said Frid...
    A top Missouri official has decided not to pay the legal bills for attorneys who represented former Gov. Eric Greitens' office against potential impeachment proceedings.More >>
    A top Missouri official has decided not to pay the legal bills for attorneys who represented former Gov. Eric Greitens' office against potential impeachment proceedings.More >>
  • UAE: US rejects military aid request in Yemen port assault

    UAE: US rejects military aid request in Yemen port assault

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-06-15 00:21:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). In this Feb. 12, 2018, photo, women walk past Saudi-led coalition backed forces, leading the campaign to take over Hodeida, as they patrol Mocha, a port city on the Red Sea coast of Yemen. Violence, famine and disease have ...(AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). In this Feb. 12, 2018, photo, women walk past Saudi-led coalition backed forces, leading the campaign to take over Hodeida, as they patrol Mocha, a port city on the Red Sea coast of Yemen. Violence, famine and disease have ...
    A senior official from the United Arab Emirates says the U.S. has rejected three separate requests for military assistance in the ongoing Saudi-led coalition attack on the Yemeni port of Hodeida.More >>
    A senior official from the United Arab Emirates says the U.S. has rejected three separate requests for military assistance in the ongoing Saudi-led coalition attack on the Yemeni port of Hodeida.More >>
  • NY high court nixes Trump's bid to delay defamation suit

    NY high court nixes Trump's bid to delay defamation suit

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:29 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:29:12 GMT
    New York's highest court has turned down President Donald Trump's latest bid to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and kissing; he denies her...More >>
    New York's highest court has turned down President Donald Trump's latest bid to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and kissing; he denies her allegations.More >>
  • The Latest: House immigration bill includes 'Dreamer' visas

    The Latest: House immigration bill includes 'Dreamer' visas

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:03:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this June 7, 2018, photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan said Thursday he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates childr...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this June 7, 2018, photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan said Thursday he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates childr...
    House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says a Trump administration policy that separates children from their parents at the southern border is "barbaric" and has to stop.More >>
    House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says a Trump administration policy that separates children from their parents at the southern border is "barbaric" and has to stop.More >>
  • Justices strike down Minnesota voter clothing restrictions

    Justices strike down Minnesota voter clothing restrictions

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:03:14 GMT
    The Supreme Court has struck down a Minnesota law that restricted what voters can wear to polls.More >>
    The Supreme Court has struck down a Minnesota law that restricted what voters can wear to polls.More >>
  • The Latest: Spain, Portugal hoping to focus on soccer

    The Latest: Spain, Portugal hoping to focus on soccer

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:02:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). People stroll along pedestrian Nikolskaya Street where soccer fans from participating countries were gathering to chant, wave flags, and celebrate on the eve of the 2018 soccer World Cup, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June...(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). People stroll along pedestrian Nikolskaya Street where soccer fans from participating countries were gathering to chant, wave flags, and celebrate on the eve of the 2018 soccer World Cup, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June...
    The French Football Federation has set up 'Casas Bleues' to provide hospitality for backers of Les Bleus who have traveled to Russia for the World Cup.More >>
    The French Football Federation has set up 'Casas Bleues' to provide hospitality for backers of Les Bleus who have traveled to Russia for the World Cup.More >>
  • Supreme Court addresses question of foreign law in US courts

    Supreme Court addresses question of foreign law in US courts

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:48 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:48:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko, File). FILE - This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington. The court ruled on Thursday, June 14, 2018, that U.S. courts do not have to accept as conclusive foreign governments’ explanations of their o...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko, File). FILE - This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington. The court ruled on Thursday, June 14, 2018, that U.S. courts do not have to accept as conclusive foreign governments’ explanations of their o...
    Supreme Court addresses question of foreign law in US courts.More >>
    Supreme Court addresses question of foreign law in US courts.More >>
  • Trump celebrates 72nd birthday _ his second while in office

    Trump celebrates 72nd birthday _ his second while in office

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:31:15 GMT
    Happy Birthday, Mr. President. Donald Trump is celebrating his 72nd birthday Thursday _ his second while in office.More >>
    Happy Birthday, Mr. President. Donald Trump is celebrating his 72nd birthday Thursday _ his second while in office.More >>
  • Rainbow flag on display during Putin's World Cup speech

    Rainbow flag on display during Putin's World Cup speech

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:22:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Russian police detain Gay rights activist Peter Tatchell, center, as he holds a banner that read "Putin fails to act against Chechnya torture of gay people" near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Russian police detain Gay rights activist Peter Tatchell, center, as he holds a banner that read "Putin fails to act against Chechnya torture of gay people" near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018...
    The opening day of the World Cup showed different sides of Russia's approach to gay rights, with the rainbow flag displayed during President Vladimir Putin's speech at the first game and a British LGBT activist...More >>
    The opening day of the World Cup showed different sides of Russia's approach to gay rights, with the rainbow flag displayed during President Vladimir Putin's speech at the first game and a British LGBT activist detained for holding a protest.More >>
  • Pence to visit Brazil, Ecuador and Guatemala

    Pence to visit Brazil, Ecuador and Guatemala

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:11:03 GMT
    Pence to visit Brazil, Ecuador and Guatemala during the last week of June.More >>
    Pence to visit Brazil, Ecuador and Guatemala during the last week of June.More >>
  • The Latest: White House to cheer on congressional players

    The Latest: White House to cheer on congressional players

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:42:18 GMT
    Look for Steve Scalise to be wearing a U.S. Capitol Police ball cap at Thursday night's annual congressional baseball game _ in honor of the two officers who returned fire after Scalise and four others were shot at...More >>
    Look for Steve Scalise to be wearing a U.S. Capitol Police ball cap at Thursday night's annual congressional baseball game _ in honor of the two officers who returned fire after Scalise and four others were shot at a GOP practice a year ago.More >>
  • Maine ballots are being collected for ranked-choice voting

    Maine ballots are being collected for ranked-choice voting

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:31:51 GMT
    (Troy R. Bennett/The Bangor Daily News via AP). Maine Republican gubernatorial primary candidate Shawn Moody is congratulated by supporters  in Gorham, Maine Tuesday,  June 12, 2018.  Moody won Tuesday's ranked-choice voting primary in the race to succ...(Troy R. Bennett/The Bangor Daily News via AP). Maine Republican gubernatorial primary candidate Shawn Moody is congratulated by supporters in Gorham, Maine Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Moody won Tuesday's ranked-choice voting primary in the race to succ...
    Couriers will begin delivering ballots to Maine's state capital as residents await the results of the nation's biggest test of ranked-choice voting.More >>
    Couriers will begin delivering ballots to Maine's state capital as residents await the results of the nation's biggest test of ranked-choice voting.More >>
  • Greece clears last batch of reforms needed to exit bailout

    Greece clears last batch of reforms needed to exit bailout

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-06-14 19:11:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris). Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, right, and Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos attend a parliamentary session in Athens, on Thursday, June 14, 2018. The head of Greece's main opposition party Kyriakos Mitsotakis subm...(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris). Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, right, and Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos attend a parliamentary session in Athens, on Thursday, June 14, 2018. The head of Greece's main opposition party Kyriakos Mitsotakis subm...
    Greek lawmakers approve the final batch of creditor-mandated economic reforms as the end of their country's international bailout approaches.More >>
    Greek lawmakers approve the final batch of creditor-mandated economic reforms as the end of their country's international bailout approaches.More >>
  • San Francisco elects first African-American woman as mayor

    San Francisco elects first African-American woman as mayor

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:24:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). File - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, former state Sen. Mark Leno speaks to reporters in San Francisco. San Francisco mayoral candidate Leno is scheduled to make remarks about the election as the latest results show London...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). File - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, former state Sen. Mark Leno speaks to reporters in San Francisco. San Francisco mayoral candidate Leno is scheduled to make remarks about the election as the latest results show London...
    Former state Sen. Mark Leno conceded a hard-fought San Francisco mayor's race on Wednesday a week after the June 5 election.More >>
    Former state Sen. Mark Leno conceded a hard-fought San Francisco mayor's race on Wednesday a week after the June 5 election.More >>
  • Poll finds most parents and kids agree on Trump, economy

    Poll finds most parents and kids agree on Trump, economy

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:22:49 GMT
    A survey conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV finds that parents and their kids agree about a lot of things when it comes to politics.More >>
    A survey conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV finds that parents and their kids agree about a lot of things when it comes to politics.More >>
  • The Latest: Ambassador nominee says NKorea nuke threat real

    The Latest: Ambassador nominee says NKorea nuke threat real

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:22:14 GMT
    (Kim Hong-ji/Pool Photo via AP). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, poses with South Korean President Moon Jae-in for a photo during a bilateral meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea Thursday, June 14, 2018.(Kim Hong-ji/Pool Photo via AP). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, poses with South Korean President Moon Jae-in for a photo during a bilateral meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea Thursday, June 14, 2018.
    President Donald Trump's choice to be the next ambassador to South Korea has told senators that he believes the U.S. must continue to worry about the nuclear threat from North Korea.More >>
    President Donald Trump's choice to be the next ambassador to South Korea has told senators that he believes the U.S. must continue to worry about the nuclear threat from North Korea.More >>
  • The Latest: Dems' Pelosi says separating families "barbaric'

    The Latest: Dems' Pelosi says separating families "barbaric'

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:32:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters following a closed-door GOP meeting on immigration, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Ryan says compromise legislation is in t...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters following a closed-door GOP meeting on immigration, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Ryan says compromise legislation is in t...
    House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates children from their parents as they are being detained after crossing the southern border illegally.More >>
    House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates children from their parents as they are being detained after crossing the southern border illegally.More >>
  • US frees up fraction of frozen Syria funds

    US frees up fraction of frozen Syria funds

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:32:27 GMT
    The Trump administration has freed up a fraction of some $200 million in frozen funds for Syria stabilization programs, leaving nearly $195 million in limbo.More >>
    The Trump administration has freed up a fraction of some $200 million in frozen funds for Syria stabilization programs, leaving nearly $195 million in limbo.More >>
  • Congressional baseball game comes a year after shooting

    Congressional baseball game comes a year after shooting

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:52:24 GMT
    A year after shooting, annual congressional baseball game carries special significance.More >>
    A year after shooting, annual congressional baseball game carries special significance.More >>
  • House GOP leaders kick around various immigration proposals

    House GOP leaders kick around various immigration proposals

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:52:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters following a closed-door GOP meeting on immigration, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Ryan says compromise legislation is in t...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters following a closed-door GOP meeting on immigration, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Ryan says compromise legislation is in t...
    House Republican leaders try to craft legislation on immigration issues that have stalled in Congress for years.More >>
    House Republican leaders try to craft legislation on immigration issues that have stalled in Congress for years.More >>
  • Lawmaker under fire for retweeting post by Nazi sympathizer

    Lawmaker under fire for retweeting post by Nazi sympathizer

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:31:24 GMT
    Steve King is a Republican congressman from Iowa who's a hard-liner on immigration with a penchant for making racially charged comments, and now he's facing heat for sharing a Twitter post by a Nazi sympathizer...More >>
    Steve King is a Republican congressman from Iowa who's a hard-liner on immigration with a penchant for making racially charged comments, and now he's facing heat for sharing a Twitter post by a Nazi sympathizer from Britain.More >>
  • GOP brass shuns Nevada brothel owner who won primary

    GOP brass shuns Nevada brothel owner who won primary

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:10:48 GMT
    (David Montero /Los Angeles Times via AP). ADDS IDENITY OF WOMAN AT RIGHT AS HEIDI FLEISS -  In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018 photo Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof, second from right celebrates after winning the primary election in Pahrump, Nev. Hof, the...(David Montero /Los Angeles Times via AP). ADDS IDENITY OF WOMAN AT RIGHT AS HEIDI FLEISS - In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018 photo Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof, second from right celebrates after winning the primary election in Pahrump, Nev. Hof, the...
    Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof said the "establishment got crushed" when he knocked off the incumbent Republican in a state legislative primary.More >>
    Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof said the "establishment got crushed" when he knocked off the incumbent Republican in a state legislative primary.More >>
  • Brothel owner who won primary shunned by Nevada GOP brass

    Brothel owner who won primary shunned by Nevada GOP brass

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-06-14 14:52:00 GMT
    (David Montero /Los Angeles Times via AP). ADDS IDENITY OF WOMAN AT RIGHT AS HEIDI FLEISS -  In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018 photo Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof, second from right celebrates after winning the primary election in Pahrump, Nev. Hof, the...(David Montero /Los Angeles Times via AP). ADDS IDENITY OF WOMAN AT RIGHT AS HEIDI FLEISS - In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018 photo Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof, second from right celebrates after winning the primary election in Pahrump, Nev. Hof, the...
    Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof said the "establishment got crushed" when he knocked off the incumbent Republican in a state legislative primary.More >>
    Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof said the "establishment got crushed" when he knocked off the incumbent Republican in a state legislative primary.More >>
  • Experts: Protections on pre-existing conditions at risk

    Experts: Protections on pre-existing conditions at risk

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-06-14 14:29:09 GMT
    (HealthCare.gov via AP). FILE - This May 21, 2018 image shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington. On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, two independent experts said that the Trump administration appears to be taking aim at provisions of t...(HealthCare.gov via AP). FILE - This May 21, 2018 image shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington. On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, two independent experts said that the Trump administration appears to be taking aim at provisions of t...
    Experts say legal protections on pre-existing medical conditions for millions of people with employer health coverage could be in jeopardy.More >>
    Experts say legal protections on pre-existing medical conditions for millions of people with employer health coverage could be in jeopardy.More >>
  • Trump enough? Defeat of GOP congressman begs the question

    Trump enough? Defeat of GOP congressman begs the question

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-06-14 12:53:10 GMT
    (Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP). U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republica...(Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP). U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republica...
    Primary-election defeat of a Republican congressman in South Carolina is playing out as a cautionary tale for those in the GOP who would cross Trump.More >>
    Primary-election defeat of a Republican congressman in South Carolina is playing out as a cautionary tale for those in the GOP who would cross Trump.More >>
  • Senators seek to soothe relationship with Canada

    Senators seek to soothe relationship with Canada

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-06-14 12:53:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland speaks with reporters after meeting with the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Freeland's visit comes a...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland speaks with reporters after meeting with the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Freeland's visit comes a...
    Senators from both parties seek to mend a frayed relationship with Canada during a closed-door meeting with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland.More >>
    Senators from both parties seek to mend a frayed relationship with Canada during a closed-door meeting with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland.More >>
  • Trump tags US media as nation's 'biggest enemy' after summit

    Trump tags US media as nation's 'biggest enemy' after summit

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:29 AM EDT2018-06-14 12:29:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). U.S. President Donald Trump yells to reporters after arriving at Andrews Air Force Base after a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Me.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). U.S. President Donald Trump yells to reporters after arriving at Andrews Air Force Base after a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Me.
    President Donald Trump is challenging skeptical media coverage of his historic summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, declaring the "Fake News" is the nation's "biggest enemy.".More >>
    President Donald Trump is challenging skeptical media coverage of his historic summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, declaring the "Fake News" is the nation's "biggest enemy.".More >>
  • Clinton-Patterson novel sells 250,000 copies its first week

    Clinton-Patterson novel sells 250,000 copies its first week

    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:41 AM EDT2018-06-14 10:41:12 GMT
    Bill Clinton's debut as a fiction writer is one of the year's biggest hits: "The President is Missing," the thriller he co-wrote with James Patterson, sold 250,000 copies its first week.More >>
    Bill Clinton's debut as a fiction writer is one of the year's biggest hits: "The President is Missing," the thriller he co-wrote with James Patterson, sold 250,000 copies its first week.More >>
  • White House defends allowing China's ZTE to buy US parts

    White House defends allowing China's ZTE to buy US parts

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:28 AM EDT2018-06-14 08:28:05 GMT
    The White House is defending its decision to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.More >>
    The White House is defending its decision to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.More >>
  • Worker protections seen at risk in Trump health care shift

    Worker protections seen at risk in Trump health care shift

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:58 AM EDT2018-06-14 07:58:08 GMT
    (HealthCare.gov via AP). FILE - This May 21, 2018 image shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington. On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, two independent experts said that the Trump administration appears to be taking aim at provisions of t...(HealthCare.gov via AP). FILE - This May 21, 2018 image shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington. On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, two independent experts said that the Trump administration appears to be taking aim at provisions of t...
    Legal and insurance experts say worker protections at risk in Trump's latest move against 'Obamacare'.More >>
    Legal and insurance experts say worker protections at risk in Trump's latest move against 'Obamacare'.More >>
  • The Latest: Moon sees strong support for summit in South

    The Latest: Moon sees strong support for summit in South

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:45 AM EDT2018-06-14 06:45:14 GMT
    (Jung Yeon-je/Pool Photo via AP). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, walks with U.S. General Vincent K. Brooks, left, commander of United States Forces Korea, upon his arrival at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek Wednesday, June 13, 2018.  South Kor...(Jung Yeon-je/Pool Photo via AP). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, walks with U.S. General Vincent K. Brooks, left, commander of United States Forces Korea, upon his arrival at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek Wednesday, June 13, 2018. South Kor...
    President Donald Trump is stretching credulity at home and abroad by declaring there is "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea" after his summit with Kim Jong Un.More >>
    President Donald Trump is stretching credulity at home and abroad by declaring there is "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea" after his summit with Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • Trump claim raises eyebrows: NKorea no longer a nuke threat?

    Trump claim raises eyebrows: NKorea no longer a nuke threat?

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:44 AM EDT2018-06-14 06:44:12 GMT
    (Jung Yeon-je/Pool Photo via AP). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, walks with U.S. General Vincent K. Brooks, left, commander of United States Forces Korea, upon his arrival at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek Wednesday, June 13, 2018.  South Kor...(Jung Yeon-je/Pool Photo via AP). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, walks with U.S. General Vincent K. Brooks, left, commander of United States Forces Korea, upon his arrival at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek Wednesday, June 13, 2018. South Kor...
    President Donald Trump declares on Twitter there is "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea," but top aide says that will take a while.More >>
    President Donald Trump declares on Twitter there is "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea," but top aide says that will take a while.More >>
  • Trump-Kim summit raises new questions over South Korean role

    Trump-Kim summit raises new questions over South Korean role

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:10 AM EDT2018-06-14 06:10:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Destination signs to North Korea's capital Pyongyang, top, and the United States, center, are seen at the Imjingak Pavilion in Paju near the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. While South Kore...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Destination signs to North Korea's capital Pyongyang, top, and the United States, center, are seen at the Imjingak Pavilion in Paju near the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. While South Kore...
    South Korean president Moon faces both praise or criticism for mediating Trump-Kim summit.More >>
    South Korean president Moon faces both praise or criticism for mediating Trump-Kim summit.More >>
  • A year after shooting, GOP lawmakers hold firm on gun rights

    A year after shooting, GOP lawmakers hold firm on gun rights

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:01 AM EDT2018-06-14 06:01:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018 file photo, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise speaks at the 2018 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington. Scalise, the Louisiana Republican who w...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018 file photo, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise speaks at the 2018 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington. Scalise, the Louisiana Republican who w...
    Republican lawmakers say the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others at a congressional baseball practice a year ago has only strengthened their commitment to protecting gun rights.More >>
    Republican lawmakers say the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others at a congressional baseball practice a year ago has only strengthened their commitment to protecting gun rights.More >>
  • Primary election lesson for GOP: Don't cross the president

    Primary election lesson for GOP: Don't cross the president

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:57 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:57:54 GMT
    (Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP). U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republica...(Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP). U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republica...
    It's Trump's party now as Republicans learn from Sanford's example not to cross the president.More >>
    It's Trump's party now as Republicans learn from Sanford's example not to cross the president.More >>
  • A look at N. Korea's human rights abuses Trump played down

    A look at N. Korea's human rights abuses Trump played down

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:29:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin, File). FILE - In this March 16, 2016, file photo, American student Otto Warmbier, center, is escorted at the Supreme Court in Pyongyang, North Korea. President Donald Trump had previously condemned the cruelty of North Korea’s g...(AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin, File). FILE - In this March 16, 2016, file photo, American student Otto Warmbier, center, is escorted at the Supreme Court in Pyongyang, North Korea. President Donald Trump had previously condemned the cruelty of North Korea’s g...
    It was just months ago when President Donald Trump used his first State of the Union address to condemn the cruelty of North Korea's government. After his summit with Kim Jong Un, he seemed to play down the...More >>
    It was just months ago when President Donald Trump used his first State of the Union address to condemn the cruelty of North Korea's government. After his summit with Kim Jong Un, he seemed to play down the severity of rights violations.More >>
  • GOP leaders sell immigration bills, with Trump's blessing

    GOP leaders sell immigration bills, with Trump's blessing

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:22:58 GMT
    House Republicans are laboring to strike an immigration accord.More >>
    House Republicans are laboring to strike an immigration accord.More >>
  • Trump claim raises eyebrows: NKorea no longer a nuke threat?

    Trump claim raises eyebrows: NKorea no longer a nuke threat?

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:21:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island in Singapore. As soon as Kim steps off the airplane China provided him for the Singa...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island in Singapore. As soon as Kim steps off the airplane China provided him for the Singa...
    The United States' top diplomat is jetting to South Korea to brief the country's president as Asian allies try to parse the implications of an extraordinary nuclear summit in Singapore between President Donald...More >>
    The United States' top diplomat is jetting to South Korea to brief the country's president as Asian allies try to parse the implications of an extraordinary nuclear summit in Singapore between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • Trump declares oil prices too high, blames OPEC

    Trump declares oil prices too high, blames OPEC

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:08:46 GMT
    President Donald Trump is declaring that oil prices are too high, and blaming an international.More >>
    President Donald Trump is declaring that oil prices are too high, and blaming an international.More >>
  • Governor signs 6 gun control measures in New Jersey

    Governor signs 6 gun control measures in New Jersey

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:07 PM EDT2018-06-14 03:07:32 GMT
    (Edwin J. Torres/New Jersey Governor's Office via AP). In this photo provided by the New Jersey Governor's Office, Gov. Phil Murphy, center, signs several gun safety bills at the Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex Atrium in Trenton, N.J., Wednesday, Jun...(Edwin J. Torres/New Jersey Governor's Office via AP). In this photo provided by the New Jersey Governor's Office, Gov. Phil Murphy, center, signs several gun safety bills at the Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex Atrium in Trenton, N.J., Wednesday, Jun...
    New Jersey is set to become the latest state to enact measures to tighten its already strict gun laws.More >>
    New Jersey is set to become the latest state to enact measures to tighten its already strict gun laws.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump's claim of no nuke threat seen as dubious

    The Latest: Trump's claim of no nuke threat seen as dubious

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:01 PM EDT2018-06-14 03:01:36 GMT
    (Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore via AP). En esta foto distribuida por el Ministerio de Comunicaciones e Información de Singapur, el presidente estadounidense Donald Trump aborda el avión presidencial Air Force One tras la cumbre ...(Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore via AP). En esta foto distribuida por el Ministerio de Comunicaciones e Información de Singapur, el presidente estadounidense Donald Trump aborda el avión presidencial Air Force One tras la cumbre ...
    A spokesman of South Korean President Moon Jae-in says Washington and Seoul need to consider a "variety of ways to further facilitate dialogue" while they are engaged in nuclear negotiations with Pyongyang.More >>
    A spokesman of South Korean President Moon Jae-in says Washington and Seoul need to consider a "variety of ways to further facilitate dialogue" while they are engaged in nuclear negotiations with Pyongyang.More >>
  • Backers: Ranked-choice voting 'here to stay' despite hiccups

    Backers: Ranked-choice voting 'here to stay' despite hiccups

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 10:09 PM EDT2018-06-14 02:09:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File). In this May 5, 2018 file photo, gubernatorial candidate Shawn Moody speaks at the Republican Convention in Augusta, Maine. Mainers go to the ballot box, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, to rank candidates for the first time. I...(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File). In this May 5, 2018 file photo, gubernatorial candidate Shawn Moody speaks at the Republican Convention in Augusta, Maine. Mainers go to the ballot box, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, to rank candidates for the first time. I...
    Businessman Shawn Moody won the GOP nomination for November's gubernatorial election, while the winner of the Democratic primary is unknown because no candidate came close to a majority of the votes.More >>
    Businessman Shawn Moody won the GOP nomination for November's gubernatorial election, while the winner of the Democratic primary is unknown because no candidate came close to a majority of the votes.More >>
  • Lawsuits: Congressional maps dilute black voters in 3 states

    Lawsuits: Congressional maps dilute black voters in 3 states

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-06-14 02:02:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this July 26, 2016 file photo, former Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The National Redistricting Foundation, a nonprofit af...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this July 26, 2016 file photo, former Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The National Redistricting Foundation, a nonprofit af...
    A Democratic political group has launched a legal campaign to create majority-minority congressional districts in three Southern states, claiming the current maps discriminate against black voters.More >>
    A Democratic political group has launched a legal campaign to create majority-minority congressional districts in three Southern states, claiming the current maps discriminate against black voters.More >>
  • Election win puts Democrats close to taking Wisconsin Senate

    Election win puts Democrats close to taking Wisconsin Senate

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-06-14 01:07:57 GMT
    (Adam Wesley/The Post-Crescent via AP). Caleb Frostman, Democratic candidate for Wisconsin Senate 1st District, photographed at the Press-Gazette office on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 in Green Bay, Wis. Frostman faces Republican state Rep. Andre Jacque in ...(Adam Wesley/The Post-Crescent via AP). Caleb Frostman, Democratic candidate for Wisconsin Senate 1st District, photographed at the Press-Gazette office on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 in Green Bay, Wis. Frostman faces Republican state Rep. Andre Jacque in ...
    Wisconsin Democrats have flipped a GOP stronghold to capture a state legislative district that voted overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump in 2016.More >>
    Wisconsin Democrats have flipped a GOP stronghold to capture a state legislative district that voted overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump in 2016.More >>
  • Trump to be central in Nevada races for Senate, governor

    Trump to be central in Nevada races for Senate, governor

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:49 PM EDT2018-06-14 00:49:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Clark County Commission Chair and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak speaks at an election night party, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). Clark County Commission Chair and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak speaks at an election night party, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Las Vegas.
    President Trump won't be on the ballot in November but he is shaping up to be at the center of two important campaigns in Nevada as Democrats hope to reclaim the governor's mansion and Republicans work to keep a...More >>
    President Trump won't be on the ballot in November but he is shaping up to be at the center of two important campaigns in Nevada as Democrats hope to reclaim the governor's mansion and Republicans work to keep a U.S. Senate seat.More >>
  • The Latest: Latest tally seals Breed as San Francisco mayor

    The Latest: Latest tally seals Breed as San Francisco mayor

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-06-14 00:38:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). File - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, former state Sen. Mark Leno speaks to reporters in San Francisco. San Francisco mayoral candidate Leno is scheduled to make remarks about the election as the latest results show London...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). File - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, former state Sen. Mark Leno speaks to reporters in San Francisco. San Francisco mayoral candidate Leno is scheduled to make remarks about the election as the latest results show London...
    Former state Sen. Mark Leno conceded the race for San Francisco mayor, saying on Wednesday that he informed chief rival London Breed in a phone call.More >>
    Former state Sen. Mark Leno conceded the race for San Francisco mayor, saying on Wednesday that he informed chief rival London Breed in a phone call.More >>
  • Made-for-TV summit puts Trump the Showman in spotlight

    Made-for-TV summit puts Trump the Showman in spotlight

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-06-14 00:17:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool, Fie). FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, North Korea leader Kim Jong Un, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands at the conclusion of their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. The...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool, Fie). FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, North Korea leader Kim Jong Un, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands at the conclusion of their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. The...
    Made-for-TV summit puts Trump the Showman in spotlight.More >>
    Made-for-TV summit puts Trump the Showman in spotlight.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump claim of no NK nuke threat seen as dubious

    The Latest: Trump claim of no NK nuke threat seen as dubious

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-06-14 00:01:39 GMT
    (Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore via AP). En esta foto distribuida por el Ministerio de Comunicaciones e Información de Singapur, el presidente estadounidense Donald Trump aborda el avión presidencial Air Force One tras la cumbre ...(Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore via AP). En esta foto distribuida por el Ministerio de Comunicaciones e Información de Singapur, el presidente estadounidense Donald Trump aborda el avión presidencial Air Force One tras la cumbre ...
    President Donald Trump is stretching credulity at home and abroad by declaring there is "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea" after his summit with Kim Jong Un.More >>
    President Donald Trump is stretching credulity at home and abroad by declaring there is "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea" after his summit with Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • Lawyers for ex-Senate aide want to bar 'improper' statements

    Lawyers for ex-Senate aide want to bar 'improper' statements

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-06-14 00:01:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). James Wolfe former director of security with the Senate Intelligence Committee arrives at the federal courthouse, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Washington. James Wolfe a former director of security of the Senate Intelligence...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). James Wolfe former director of security with the Senate Intelligence Committee arrives at the federal courthouse, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Washington. James Wolfe a former director of security of the Senate Intelligence...
    Lawyers for a former Senate staffer accused of lying to the FBI say they plan to ask a judge to bar President Donald Trump and other federal government officials from making "improper and prejudicial" statements.More >>
    Lawyers for a former Senate staffer accused of lying to the FBI say they plan to ask a judge to bar President Donald Trump and other federal government officials from making "improper and prejudicial" statements.More >>
  • Trump slams Sen. McCaskill for plane use during RV road trip

    Trump slams Sen. McCaskill for plane use during RV road trip

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:30:55 GMT
    President Donald Trump is calling Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill "phony" for using a private plane during part of a recent trip through Missouri using an RV.More >>
    President Donald Trump is calling Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill "phony" for using a private plane during part of a recent trip through Missouri using an RV.More >>
  • Nevada pimp wins GOP primary, rejoices with Hollywood madam

    Nevada pimp wins GOP primary, rejoices with Hollywood madam

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:18:53 GMT
    The owner of half a dozen legal brothels in Nevada has ousted a Republican state lawmaker running for re-election.More >>
    The owner of half a dozen legal brothels in Nevada has ousted a Republican state lawmaker running for re-election.More >>
  • Michael Cohen hunts for new lawyers in FBI probe

    Michael Cohen hunts for new lawyers in FBI probe

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:01:11 GMT
    Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, is searching for a new legal team to represent him in an FBI investigation of his business dealings.More >>
    Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, is searching for a new legal team to represent him in an FBI investigation of his business dealings.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump claim of no NK nuke threat seen as dubious

    The Latest: Trump claim of no NK nuke threat seen as dubious

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-06-13 22:22:26 GMT
    (Jung Yeon-je/Pool Photo via AP). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, walks with U.S. General Vincent K. Brooks, left, commander of United States Forces Korea, upon his arrival at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek Wednesday, June 13, 2018.  South Kor...(Jung Yeon-je/Pool Photo via AP). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, walks with U.S. General Vincent K. Brooks, left, commander of United States Forces Korea, upon his arrival at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek Wednesday, June 13, 2018. South Kor...
    President Donald Trump is stretching credulity at home and abroad by declaring there is "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea" after his summit with Kim Jong Un.More >>
    President Donald Trump is stretching credulity at home and abroad by declaring there is "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea" after his summit with Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • Trump signals support for states deciding if pot is legal

    Trump signals support for states deciding if pot is legal

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-06-13 22:10:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One as he arrives for the G7 Summit, Friday, June 8, 2018, in Canadian Forces Base Bagotville, Canada.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One as he arrives for the G7 Summit, Friday, June 8, 2018, in Canadian Forces Base Bagotville, Canada.
    President Donald Trump says he's inclined to support a bipartisan effort in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he's inclined to support a bipartisan effort in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana.More >>
  • Pence gives campaign-style speech to Southern Baptists

    Pence gives campaign-style speech to Southern Baptists

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-06-13 22:05:20 GMT
    (Andy Jacobsohn/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Vice president Mike Pence speaks at the annual meeting of The Southern Baptist Convention at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas Wednesday, June 13, 2018.(Andy Jacobsohn/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Vice president Mike Pence speaks at the annual meeting of The Southern Baptist Convention at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
    Vice President Mike Pence gives campaign-style to the closing session of the Southern Baptist Convention ' annual meeting, winning several standing ovations even as his appearance drew criticism from some...More >>
    Vice President Mike Pence gives campaign-style to the closing session of the Southern Baptist Convention ' annual meeting, winning several standing ovations even as his appearance drew criticism from some evangelicals.More >>
  • Prosecutors expand probe of ex-Senate president's spouse

    Prosecutors expand probe of ex-Senate president's spouse

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-06-13 20:52:27 GMT
    Prosecutors pursuing sexual assault charges against the estranged husband of former Senate President Stan Rosenberg are seeking records on other potential victims who spoke to attorneys hired by the Massachusetts...More >>
    Prosecutors pursuing sexual assault charges against the estranged husband of former Senate President Stan Rosenberg are seeking records on other potential victims who spoke to attorneys hired by the Massachusetts Senate.More >>
  • Senate panel OKs farm bill, but House wants work provisions

    Senate panel OKs farm bill, but House wants work provisions

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-06-13 20:42:32 GMT
    A Senate panel has approved a modest, bipartisan rewrite of federal farm and nutrition programs, sidestepping a fight for now but setting up a clash with House Republicans intent on beefing up work requirements for...More >>
    A Senate panel has approved a modest, bipartisan rewrite of federal farm and nutrition programs, sidestepping a fight for now but setting up a clash with House Republicans intent on beefing up work requirements for food stamps.More >>
  • Larry Kudlow released from hospital after heart attack

    Larry Kudlow released from hospital after heart attack

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-06-13 20:09:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Inn this June 6, 2018, photo, Senior White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a briefing at the White House in Washington.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Inn this June 6, 2018, photo, Senior White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a briefing at the White House in Washington.
    President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, has been released from the hospital after what the White House had described as a "very mild" heart attack.More >>
    President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, has been released from the hospital after what the White House had described as a "very mild" heart attack.More >>
  • Trump's Mideast team to push peace plan in region

    Trump's Mideast team to push peace plan in region

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-06-13 19:49:01 GMT
    The White House says President Donald Trump's Mideast negotiating team will visit the region next week to promote its as-yet unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and hold talks on deteriorating conditions in the...More >>
    The White House says President Donald Trump's Mideast negotiating team will visit the region next week to promote its as-yet unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and hold talks on deteriorating conditions in the Gaza Strip.More >>
  • AP EXPLAINS: What does ranked-choice voting mean for Maine?

    AP EXPLAINS: What does ranked-choice voting mean for Maine?

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-06-13 19:43:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). A resident arrives to cast her vote at a polling station at the Kennebunk Town Hall in Kennebunk, Maine, Tuesday, June 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). A resident arrives to cast her vote at a polling station at the Kennebunk Town Hall in Kennebunk, Maine, Tuesday, June 12, 2018.
    Maine Republicans and Democrats wrestled Tuesday with new ballots that let them rank some candidates for the first time.More >>
    Maine Republicans and Democrats wrestled Tuesday with new ballots that let them rank some candidates for the first time.More >>
  • Nevada primary tees up battleground governor, Senate races

    Nevada primary tees up battleground governor, Senate races

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-06-13 19:31:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Clark County Commission Chair and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak walks onstage at an election night party, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). Clark County Commission Chair and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak walks onstage at an election night party, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Las Vegas.
    Nevada voters have delivered easy primary election wins to Republican Sen. Dean Heller and his Democratic opponent Jacky Rosen.More >>
    Nevada voters have delivered easy primary election wins to Republican Sen. Dean Heller and his Democratic opponent Jacky Rosen.More >>
  • Times reviewing work of reporter whose records were seized

    Times reviewing work of reporter whose records were seized

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-06-13 19:18:30 GMT
    The New York Times says it's reviewing the work history of a reporter whose email and phone records were seized by prosecutors examining whether government secrets were leaked.More >>
    The New York Times says it's reviewing the work history of a reporter whose email and phone records were seized by prosecutors examining whether government secrets were leaked.More >>
  • GOP congressman asks Trump to attend annual baseball game

    GOP congressman asks Trump to attend annual baseball game

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-06-13 19:17:19 GMT
    A Republican congressman says he has personally asked President Donald Trump to attend the annual congressional baseball game Thursday night at Nationals Park.More >>
    A Republican congressman says he has personally asked President Donald Trump to attend the annual congressional baseball game Thursday night at Nationals Park.More >>
  • The Latest: Legal pimp defeats Nevada lawmaker in GOP race

    The Latest: Legal pimp defeats Nevada lawmaker in GOP race

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-06-13 18:50:25 GMT
    (Kathryn Ziesig/The Post And Courier via AP). South Carolina Rep. Katie Arrington, who is running for the first district of South Carolina, celebrates after casting her vote on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Bethany United Methodist Church in Summerville.(Kathryn Ziesig/The Post And Courier via AP). South Carolina Rep. Katie Arrington, who is running for the first district of South Carolina, celebrates after casting her vote on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Bethany United Methodist Church in Summerville.
    President Donald Trump is urging South Carolina Republican voters to dump frequent critic Rep. Mark Sanford.More >>
    President Donald Trump is urging South Carolina Republican voters to dump frequent critic Rep. Mark Sanford.More >>
  • White House announces visit by president of Portugal

    White House announces visit by president of Portugal

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-06-13 18:50:09 GMT
    The president of Portugal will be visiting the White House later this month to meet with President Donald Trump.More >>
    The president of Portugal will be visiting the White House later this month to meet with President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Anticipation surrounds Fed's rate forecasts after next hike

    Anticipation surrounds Fed's rate forecasts after next hike

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-06-13 18:21:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE- In this March 21, 2018, file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. Investors are eagerly awaiting the updated economic forecasts th...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE- In this March 21, 2018, file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. Investors are eagerly awaiting the updated economic forecasts th...
    Anticipation surrounds Fed's rate forecasts to follow Wednesday's expected hike.More >>
    Anticipation surrounds Fed's rate forecasts to follow Wednesday's expected hike.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump said to support House immigration plan

    The Latest: Trump said to support House immigration plan

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-06-13 17:12:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2018, photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters following a closed-door GOP meeting on immigration without reaching an agreement between conservatives and ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2018, photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters following a closed-door GOP meeting on immigration without reaching an agreement between conservatives and ...
    House Speaker Paul Ryan says compromise legislation that's in the works on immigration has an "actual chance at making law and solving this problem.".More >>
    House Speaker Paul Ryan says compromise legislation that's in the works on immigration has an "actual chance at making law and solving this problem.".More >>
  • Iran deal comparisons cloud Trump's North Korea summit

    Iran deal comparisons cloud Trump's North Korea summit

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-06-13 16:31:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions about the summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un during a press conference at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore. Trump’s comments on Tuesda...(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions about the summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un during a press conference at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore. Trump’s comments on Tuesda...
    Trump's proclamations of historic success at his unprecedented summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have drawn unflattering comparisons to his rejection of the Iran nuclear deal.More >>
    Trump's proclamations of historic success at his unprecedented summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have drawn unflattering comparisons to his rejection of the Iran nuclear deal.More >>
  • North Korea lauds, and basks in, Kim's summit performance

    North Korea lauds, and basks in, Kim's summit performance

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:18 PM EDT2018-06-13 16:18:41 GMT
    (Minoru Iwasaki/Kyodo News via AP, File). FILE - In this  June 12, 2018, fie photo, people walk past the display of local newspaper reporting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un 's tour of Singapore, at a subway station in Pyongyang, North Korea. The serie...(Minoru Iwasaki/Kyodo News via AP, File). FILE - In this June 12, 2018, fie photo, people walk past the display of local newspaper reporting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un 's tour of Singapore, at a subway station in Pyongyang, North Korea. The serie...
    The priority attention North Korea gave to the summit underscores just how much of a coup it saw in Kim Jong Un's meeting with President Donald Trump.More >>
    The priority attention North Korea gave to the summit underscores just how much of a coup it saw in Kim Jong Un's meeting with President Donald Trump.More >>
  • In SC primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark Sanford

    In SC primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark Sanford

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:10 PM EDT2018-06-13 16:10:26 GMT
    (Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP). U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republica...(Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP). U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republica...
    A second incumbent Republican congressman loses his seat in a primary featuring intense divisions among the GOP in the Trump era.More >>
    A second incumbent Republican congressman loses his seat in a primary featuring intense divisions among the GOP in the Trump era.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump arrives back in Washington

    The Latest: Trump arrives back in Washington

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-06-13 15:52:22 GMT
    (Kevin Lim/The Straits Times via AP). U. S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore.(Kevin Lim/The Straits Times via AP). U. S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore.
    President Donald Trump has arrived back in Washington from his historic nuclear summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un in Singapore.More >>
    President Donald Trump has arrived back in Washington from his historic nuclear summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un in Singapore.More >>
  • Iraq's al-Sadr joins forces with Iran-backed coalition

    Iraq's al-Sadr joins forces with Iran-backed coalition

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-06-13 14:58:24 GMT
    Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in last month's parliamentary elections, has announced an alliance with an Iran-backed coalition ahead of marathon negotiations...More >>
    Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in last month's parliamentary elections, has announced an alliance with an Iran-backed coalition ahead of marathon negotiations to form a new government.More >>
  • Trump slams Robert De Niro as 'a very Low IQ individual'

    Trump slams Robert De Niro as 'a very Low IQ individual'

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 10:48 AM EDT2018-06-13 14:48:51 GMT
    (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP). Robert De Niro introduces a performance by Bruce Springsteen at the 72nd annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 10, 2018, in New York.(Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP). Robert De Niro introduces a performance by Bruce Springsteen at the 72nd annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 10, 2018, in New York.
    President Donald Trump is slamming actor Robert De Niro as "a very Low IQ individual.".More >>
    President Donald Trump is slamming actor Robert De Niro as "a very Low IQ individual.".More >>
  • Lawsuit says DOJ not providing documents to ex-FBI official

    Lawsuit says DOJ not providing documents to ex-FBI official

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:47 AM EDT2018-06-13 11:47:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2017, file photo then-acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Justice Department has repeatedly refused to provide McCabe with documents related to his firin...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2017, file photo then-acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Justice Department has repeatedly refused to provide McCabe with documents related to his firin...
    Lawsuit says the Justice Department has repeatedly refused to provide a former deputy director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, documents related to his firing.More >>
    Lawsuit says the Justice Department has repeatedly refused to provide a former deputy director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, documents related to his firing.More >>
  • Businessman wins primary in race to succeed firebrand LePage

    Businessman wins primary in race to succeed firebrand LePage

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:13 AM EDT2018-06-13 11:13:16 GMT
    Voters in Maine have plenty of candidates to choose from to replace term-limited firebrand Republican Gov. Paul LePage.More >>
    Voters in Maine have plenty of candidates to choose from to replace term-limited firebrand Republican Gov. Paul LePage.More >>
  • US hits Russian firms with sanctions, citing cyberattacks

    US hits Russian firms with sanctions, citing cyberattacks

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-06-13 10:44:07 GMT
    The Trump administration on Monday slapped sanctions on eight Russian companies and businessmen for engaging in cyber-attacks and assisting Russia's military and intelligence services with other malicious activities.More >>
    The Trump administration on Monday slapped sanctions on eight Russian companies and businessmen for engaging in cyber-attacks and assisting Russia's military and intelligence services with other malicious activities.More >>
  • Dean Heller, Jacky Rosen win primaries in Nevada Senate race

    Dean Heller, Jacky Rosen win primaries in Nevada Senate race

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 6:43 AM EDT2018-06-13 10:43:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2017 file photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., speaks at a news conference in Las Vegas. The most closely-watched race in Nevada's primary election Tuesday, June 12, 2018, is not GOP Sen. Heller's re-el...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2017 file photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., speaks at a news conference in Las Vegas. The most closely-watched race in Nevada's primary election Tuesday, June 12, 2018, is not GOP Sen. Heller's re-el...
    Nevada Republican Dean Heller has secured his party's nomination as he seeks re-election to the U.S. Senate.More >>
    Nevada Republican Dean Heller has secured his party's nomination as he seeks re-election to the U.S. Senate.More >>
  • Navarro voices regret for harsh words about Canadian leader

    Navarro voices regret for harsh words about Canadian leader

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 5:00 AM EDT2018-06-13 09:00:44 GMT
    Report: White House adviser Navarro apologizes for 'special place in hell' comment about Canadian PM.More >>
    Report: White House adviser Navarro apologizes for 'special place in hell' comment about Canadian PM.More >>
  • Democrats settle bruising primary for Nevada governor

    Democrats settle bruising primary for Nevada governor

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-06-13 08:01:02 GMT
    (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev, speaks during a media briefing at Metro Police headquarters in Las Vegas. Heller is considered the vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-ele...(Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev, speaks during a media briefing at Metro Police headquarters in Las Vegas. Heller is considered the vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-ele...
    Nevada's Dean Heller is considered the vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-election this year, but he has an easy primary battle Tuesday thanks to President Donald Trump.More >>
    Nevada's Dean Heller is considered the vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-election this year, but he has an easy primary battle Tuesday thanks to President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Battle for 2 key open US House seats set in Nevada

    Battle for 2 key open US House seats set in Nevada

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:37 AM EDT2018-06-13 07:37:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this file photo taken June 6, 2018, Cresent Hardy poses for a photo with other political candidates after a meeting in Las Vegas. Hardy, a Republican, and Steven Horsford, a Democrat, were favored to win their pr...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this file photo taken June 6, 2018, Cresent Hardy poses for a photo with other political candidates after a meeting in Las Vegas. Hardy, a Republican, and Steven Horsford, a Democrat, were favored to win their pr...
    Tea party favorite Sharron Angle is trying Tuesday to unseat the incumbent Republican in the GOP's strongest congressional district in Nevada, where two other Democrat-held open seats will be up for grabs in November.More >>
    Tea party favorite Sharron Angle is trying Tuesday to unseat the incumbent Republican in the GOP's strongest congressional district in Nevada, where two other Democrat-held open seats will be up for grabs in November.More >>
  • Energy regulators: No grid emergency to justify coal bailout

    Energy regulators: No grid emergency to justify coal bailout

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:28 AM EDT2018-06-13 07:28:39 GMT
    Federal regulators are disputing the Trump administration's claim that struggles facing the coal and nuclear industries threaten the reliability of the nation's power grid.More >>
    Federal regulators are disputing the Trump administration's claim that struggles facing the coal and nuclear industries threaten the reliability of the nation's power grid.More >>
  • Supreme Court's voter roll decision may have limited impact

    Supreme Court's voter roll decision may have limited impact

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-06-13 06:32:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, people rally outside of the Supreme Court in opposition to Ohio's voter roll purges in Washington. The Supreme Court’s decision upholding Ohio’s method of removing people from...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, people rally outside of the Supreme Court in opposition to Ohio's voter roll purges in Washington. The Supreme Court’s decision upholding Ohio’s method of removing people from...
    The Supreme Court's decision upholding Ohio's method of removing people from voter rolls appears unlikely to have a ripple effect.More >>
    The Supreme Court's decision upholding Ohio's method of removing people from voter rolls appears unlikely to have a ripple effect.More >>
  • Trade proposal hits Senate roadblock in win for Trump

    Trade proposal hits Senate roadblock in win for Trump

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:27 AM EDT2018-06-13 06:27:46 GMT
    Legislation that would require congressional approval of tariffs imposed in the name of national security hit a roadblock Tuesday.More >>
    Legislation that would require congressional approval of tariffs imposed in the name of national security hit a roadblock Tuesday.More >>
  • Trump sees 'new future' for North Korea, but path unclear

    Trump sees 'new future' for North Korea, but path unclear

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-06-13 06:21:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). North Korea leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump prepare to sign a document at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). North Korea leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump prepare to sign a document at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore.
    President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un conclude an extraordinary nuclear summit Tuesday with the U.S. president pledging "security guarantees" to the North and Kim recommitting to the "complete...More >>
    President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un conclude an extraordinary nuclear summit Tuesday with the U.S. president pledging "security guarantees" to the North and Kim recommitting to the "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.".More >>
  • Trump: First lady had 'big operation,' can't fly for a month

    Trump: First lady had 'big operation,' can't fly for a month

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:20 AM EDT2018-06-13 06:20:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). First lady Melania Trump, center, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, left, applauds as President Donald Trump speaks to employees at the Federal Emergency Management Agency Headquarters, Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Wash...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). First lady Melania Trump, center, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, left, applauds as President Donald Trump speaks to employees at the Federal Emergency Management Agency Headquarters, Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Wash...
    President Donald Trump has added to the intrigue surrounding his wife, Melania's, recent absence from the public eye following kidney treatment.More >>
    President Donald Trump has added to the intrigue surrounding his wife, Melania's, recent absence from the public eye following kidney treatment.More >>
  • Seattle divided as leaders halt tax on companies like Amazon

    Seattle divided as leaders halt tax on companies like Amazon

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-06-13 05:42:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, members of the public look on at a Seattle City Council before the council voted to approve a tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fight homelessness in Seattl...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, members of the public look on at a Seattle City Council before the council voted to approve a tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fight homelessness in Seattl...
    Seattle leaders say they plan to repeal a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks as they face mounting pressure from businesses.More >>
    Seattle leaders say they plan to repeal a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks as they face mounting pressure from businesses.More >>
  • GOP Rep. Cramer easily wins North Dakota Senate primary

    GOP Rep. Cramer easily wins North Dakota Senate primary

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-06-13 05:30:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast File). FILE - In this May 26, 2016, file photo, North Dakota state Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D, speaks in Bismarck, N.D. Cramer, a candidate for U.S. Senate, faces Thomas O'Neill, an Air Force veteran who didn't mount a seri...(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast File). FILE - In this May 26, 2016, file photo, North Dakota state Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D, speaks in Bismarck, N.D. Cramer, a candidate for U.S. Senate, faces Thomas O'Neill, an Air Force veteran who didn't mount a seri...
    North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer carries the hopes of Republicans for a big Senate pickup this fall.More >>
    North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer carries the hopes of Republicans for a big Senate pickup this fall.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump thanks Kim for taking 'bold step'

    The Latest: Trump thanks Kim for taking 'bold step'

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-06-13 05:20:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a press briefing Monday, June 11, 2018 in Singapore one day before President Donald Trump will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a press briefing Monday, June 11, 2018 in Singapore one day before President Donald Trump will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has spoken with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts after President Donald Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has spoken with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts after President Donald Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • Lawmakers looking at what comes next after Trump-Kim summit

    Lawmakers looking at what comes next after Trump-Kim summit

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-06-13 05:03:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). North Korea leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump prepare to sign a document at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). North Korea leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump prepare to sign a document at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore.
    Republicans and Democrats say without North Korea's 'complete nuclearization,' President Donald Trump's summit with North Korea won't mean much.More >>
    Republicans and Democrats say without North Korea's 'complete nuclearization,' President Donald Trump's summit with North Korea won't mean much.More >>
  • Lawsuit: Justice Dept. failed to give McCabe info on firing

    Lawsuit: Justice Dept. failed to give McCabe info on firing

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-06-13 05:03:28 GMT
    A new lawsuit accuses the Justice Department of failing to provide information to former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe about his firing.More >>
    A new lawsuit accuses the Justice Department of failing to provide information to former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe about his firing.More >>
  • Mueller worries Russia could use court case to spy on probe

    Mueller worries Russia could use court case to spy on probe

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-06-13 05:02:26 GMT
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's team is worried that Russian intelligence services will use a criminal case in Washington to gather information about its investigation.More >>
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's team is worried that Russian intelligence services will use a criminal case in Washington to gather information about its investigation.More >>
  • The Latest: US commits to 'security guarantees' for NKorea

    The Latest: US commits to 'security guarantees' for NKorea

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-06-13 05:01:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo laughs as he talks with White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders before a meeting between President Donald Trump and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Monday, June 11, 2018, in Sin...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo laughs as he talks with White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders before a meeting between President Donald Trump and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Monday, June 11, 2018, in Sin...
    President Donald Trump has thanked the prime minister of Singapore for hosting Tuesday's historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump told Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong that it was a "real honor" to...More >>
    President Donald Trump has thanked the prime minister of Singapore for hosting Tuesday's historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump told Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong that it was a "real honor" to be with him.More >>