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  • Iran seeks assurances on nuclear deal after US pullout

    Iran seeks assurances on nuclear deal after US pullout

    Friday, May 25 2018 4:02 AM EDT2018-05-25 08:02:40 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:56 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:56:04 GMT
    The Iranian government wants assurances that economic incentives that were part of a landmark deal to stop the country developing nuclear weapons will be protected, despite the U.S. withdrawal and threat of...More >>
    The Iranian government wants assurances that economic incentives that were part of a landmark deal to stop the country developing nuclear weapons will be protected, despite the U.S. withdrawal and threat of sanctions against companies who trade with Iran.More >>
  • Korea summit after all? Trump says 'everybody plays games'

    Korea summit after all? Trump says 'everybody plays games'

    Friday, May 25 2018 8:55 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:55:23 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:55:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 24, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about North Korea before signing the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room of the White Hou...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 24, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about North Korea before signing the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room of the White Hou...
    President Donald Trump is welcoming North Korea's statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit.More >>
    President Donald Trump is welcoming North Korea's statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit.More >>
  • Exit polls suggest Irish voters have repealed abortion ban

    Exit polls suggest Irish voters have repealed abortion ban

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:32:43 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:55:44 GMT
    (Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA via AP). Presiding officer Carmel McBride looks on as a woman casts her vote in the referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution, on Thursday May 24, 2018, a day early for the people that live off the coast of Donegal ...(Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA via AP). Presiding officer Carmel McBride looks on as a woman casts her vote in the referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution, on Thursday May 24, 2018, a day early for the people that live off the coast of Donegal ...
    Voters throughout Ireland have begun casting votes in a referendum that may lead to a loosening of the country's strict ban on most abortions.More >>
    Voters throughout Ireland have begun casting votes in a referendum that may lead to a loosening of the country's strict ban on most abortions.More >>
  • The Latest: Exit polls project Irish repealing abortion ban

    The Latest: Exit polls project Irish repealing abortion ban

    Friday, May 25 2018 8:05 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:05:44 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:55:37 GMT
    (Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA via AP). Presiding officer Carmel McBride looks on as a woman casts her vote in the referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution, on Thursday May 24, 2018, a day early for the people that live off the coast of Donegal ...(Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA via AP). Presiding officer Carmel McBride looks on as a woman casts her vote in the referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution, on Thursday May 24, 2018, a day early for the people that live off the coast of Donegal ...
    A plane carrying Irish voters trying to return home to vote in the abortion referendum has collided with another plane on a taxiway at a London-area airport, delaying passengers but causing no injuries.More >>
    A plane carrying Irish voters trying to return home to vote in the abortion referendum has collided with another plane on a taxiway at a London-area airport, delaying passengers but causing no injuries.More >>
  • Trump balks at North Korea's rhetoric but it has used worse

    Trump balks at North Korea's rhetoric but it has used worse

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:22:50 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:54 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:54:59 GMT
    North Korea language was milder than its typical inflammatory, harsh rhetoric but enough for Trump to kill summit.More >>
    North Korea language was milder than its typical inflammatory, harsh rhetoric but enough for Trump to kill summit.More >>
  • Trump: Melania 'doing great' after recent kidney treatment

    Trump: Melania 'doing great' after recent kidney treatment

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:53:01 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:53 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:53:40 GMT
    President Donald Trump says his wife, Melania, is "doing great" nearly two weeks after a medical procedure to treat a kidney condition.More >>
    President Donald Trump says his wife, Melania, is "doing great" nearly two weeks after a medical procedure to treat a kidney condition.More >>
  • Trump takes steps to ease firing of federal workers

    Trump takes steps to ease firing of federal workers

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:12:55 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:53 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:53:39 GMT
    President Donald Trump is taking steps to make it easier to fire federal workers for misconduct.More >>
    President Donald Trump is taking steps to make it easier to fire federal workers for misconduct.More >>
  • Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniers

    Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniers

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:02:59 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:53 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:53:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Ca...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Ca...
    Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials collaborating with a think-tank that dismisses warnings of climate change.More >>
    Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials collaborating with a think-tank that dismisses warnings of climate change.More >>
  • Trump steering clear of messy House immigration fight

    Trump steering clear of messy House immigration fight

    Friday, May 25 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:03:05 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:53 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:53:35 GMT
    President Donald Trump is steering clear of a messy House immigration fight over the border wall and young 'Dreamer' immigrants.More >>
    President Donald Trump is steering clear of a messy House immigration fight over the border wall and young 'Dreamer' immigrants.More >>
  • Teacher who confronted Indiana school shooter lauded as hero

    Teacher who confronted Indiana school shooter lauded as hero

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-05-25 14:02:40 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:53 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:53:29 GMT
    Authorities have detained someone in what they described as an "active shooter" situation at a suburban Indianapolis middle school.More >>
    Authorities have detained someone in what they described as an "active shooter" situation at a suburban Indianapolis middle school.More >>
  • The Latest: South Korea relieved about revived US-NK talks

    The Latest: South Korea relieved about revived US-NK talks

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:07 AM EDT2018-05-25 13:07:26 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:53 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:53:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 24, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about North Korea before signing the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room of the White Hou...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 24, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about North Korea before signing the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room of the White Hou...
    President Donald Trump is welcoming North Korea's statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit.More >>
    President Donald Trump is welcoming North Korea's statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit.More >>
  • Texas school shooting victim family sues attacker's parents

    Texas school shooting victim family sues attacker's parents

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-25 04:42:32 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:51:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). Grace Johnson, a student at Santa Fe High School in Texas, center, speaks during a roundtable discussion in Austin, Texas, Thursday, May 24, 2018, hosted by Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott to address safety and security at Texas schools in...(AP Photo/Eric Gay). Grace Johnson, a student at Santa Fe High School in Texas, center, speaks during a roundtable discussion in Austin, Texas, Thursday, May 24, 2018, hosted by Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott to address safety and security at Texas schools in...
    Survivors of last week's shooting at a high school near Houston told gripping stories as they pleaded with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for more armed security to keep campuses safe.More >>
    Survivors of last week's shooting at a high school near Houston told gripping stories as they pleaded with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for more armed security to keep campuses safe.More >>
  • Civils rights activists rally outside of NFL headquarters

    Civils rights activists rally outside of NFL headquarters

    Friday, May 25 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-05-25 20:05:21 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:51:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ralph Russo). New York Councilman Jumaane D. Williams, second from right, with the help of  Kirsten John Foy, second from left, Northeast Regional Director of the National Action Network, holds a jersey with Colin Kaepernick's name on the bac...(AP Photo/Ralph Russo). New York Councilman Jumaane D. Williams, second from right, with the help of Kirsten John Foy, second from left, Northeast Regional Director of the National Action Network, holds a jersey with Colin Kaepernick's name on the bac...
    Civil rights activists gathered outside of NFL headquarters, calling on team owners to overturn a new policy aimed at stopping player protests during the national anthem and encouraging boycotting of league and...More >>
    Civil rights activists gathered outside of NFL headquarters, calling on team owners to overturn a new policy aimed at stopping player protests during the national anthem and encouraging boycotting of league and sponsors.More >>
  • Judge denies Manafort motion to throw out charges of lying

    Judge denies Manafort motion to throw out charges of lying

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:35:48 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:49:47 GMT
    Citing family member's medical procedure, a federal judge in Virginia delays trial of President Donald Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.More >>
    Citing family member's medical procedure, a federal judge in Virginia delays trial of President Donald Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump not backing down on 'spy' allegations

    The Latest: Trump not backing down on 'spy' allegations

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-05-25 13:33:26 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:49:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FBI Director Christopher Wray departs the Capitol through a basement corridor after House and Senate lawmakers from both parties met for a classified briefing about the federal investigation into President Donald Trump's...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FBI Director Christopher Wray departs the Capitol through a basement corridor after House and Senate lawmakers from both parties met for a classified briefing about the federal investigation into President Donald Trump's...
    President Donald Trump is not backing down on his unproven claim the FBI planted a spy in his presidential campaign.More >>
    President Donald Trump is not backing down on his unproven claim the FBI planted a spy in his presidential campaign.More >>
  • Source: Trump administration has cut deal with China's ZTE

    Source: Trump administration has cut deal with China's ZTE

    Friday, May 25 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-05-25 19:12:49 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:49:29 GMT
    Source: US has cut deal with China's ZTE, drawing fire but clearing way for more trade talks with Beijing.More >>
    Source: US has cut deal with China's ZTE, drawing fire but clearing way for more trade talks with Beijing.More >>
  • Trump tells grads 'you don't give up, you don't give in'

    Trump tells grads 'you don't give up, you don't give in'

    Friday, May 25 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:12:38 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:49:24 GMT
    President Donald Trump is set to address the 2018 graduates of the United States Naval Academy Friday.More >>
    President Donald Trump is set to address the 2018 graduates of the United States Naval Academy Friday.More >>
  • AP Source: Trump lawyer met Russian oligarch at Trump Tower

    AP Source: Trump lawyer met Russian oligarch at Trump Tower

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-05-25 16:44:24 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:49:16 GMT
    Donald Trump's personal lawyer met with a Russian oligarch and discussed U.S.-Russia relations just 11 days before Trump was inaugurated as president.More >>
    Donald Trump's personal lawyer met with a Russian oligarch and discussed U.S.-Russia relations just 11 days before Trump was inaugurated as president.More >>
  • Giuliani: White House wants briefing on classified info

    Giuliani: White House wants briefing on classified info

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:52:54 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:49:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks in Washington.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks in Washington.
    President Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified materials shared with lawmakers.More >>
    President Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified materials shared with lawmakers.More >>
  • Facebook won't pay compensation for Cambridge Analytica case

    Facebook won't pay compensation for Cambridge Analytica case

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:32:15 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:17 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:17:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg leaves the EU Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.  European Union lawmakers plan to press Zuckerberg on Tuesday about data protection standards at the internet giant at a hear...(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg leaves the EU Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. European Union lawmakers plan to press Zuckerberg on Tuesday about data protection standards at the internet giant at a hear...
    Facebook says it will not compensate users in the scandal over the misuse of their personal data by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.More >>
    Facebook says it will not compensate users in the scandal over the misuse of their personal data by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.More >>
  • Facebook to label election-related 'issue ads' in US

    Facebook to label election-related 'issue ads' in US

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-05-24 18:54:04 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:17 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:17:09 GMT
    Facebook to label election-related 'issue ads' in US.More >>
    Facebook to label election-related 'issue ads' in US.More >>
  • Trump accuses Dems of 'rooting against' NKorea talks

    Trump accuses Dems of 'rooting against' NKorea talks

    Friday, May 25 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:33:01 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-05-26 00:23:14 GMT
    President Donald Trump is accusing Democrats of "rooting against us in our negotiations with North Korea.".More >>
    President Donald Trump is accusing Democrats of "rooting against us in our negotiations with North Korea.".More >>
  • Dems alarmed when WH lawyer shows up at classified briefing

    Dems alarmed when WH lawyer shows up at classified briefing

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-25 04:42:52 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:07:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein leaves a classified briefing about the federal investigation into President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein leaves a classified briefing about the federal investigation into President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 24, 2018.
    Republican and Democratic lawmakers have received classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's election meddling.More >>
    Republican and Democratic lawmakers have received classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's election meddling.More >>
  • Trump-Macron tree faces at least 2 years in quarantine

    Trump-Macron tree faces at least 2 years in quarantine

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:33:30 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:18:48 GMT
    The oak sapling that was a gift to President Donald Trump from French President Emmanuel Macron is facing at least two years in quarantine.More >>
    The oak sapling that was a gift to President Donald Trump from French President Emmanuel Macron is facing at least two years in quarantine.More >>
  • Trump to sign measures to help terminal patients, veterans

    Trump to sign measures to help terminal patients, veterans

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-05-25 16:40:04 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:56:47 GMT
    The White House says President Donald Trump intends to sign legislation next week to help people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments.More >>
    The White House says President Donald Trump intends to sign legislation next week to help people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments.More >>
  • Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

    Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:32:43 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:54:35 GMT
    A bill helping people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments has sailed through Congress.More >>
    A bill helping people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments has sailed through Congress.More >>
  • US health chief pledges more action if Ebola spreads

    US health chief pledges more action if Ebola spreads

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:54 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:54:48 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-05-25 20:57:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, file). FILE - In this May 11, 2018 file photo President Donald Trump speaks during an event about prescription drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, file). FILE - In this May 11, 2018 file photo President Donald Trump speaks during an event about prescription drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.
    New US health chief pledges more action if Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads.More >>
    New US health chief pledges more action if Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads.More >>
  • California lawmaker cleared of groping charge back at work

    California lawmaker cleared of groping charge back at work

    Friday, May 25 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-05-25 19:35:54 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-05-25 20:50:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, D-Bell Gardens, right, is hugged by Assemblywoman Eloise Gomez Reyes, D-Grand Terrace, on her first day back in the Assembly since an investigation into sexual misconduct charges, Friday, May ...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, D-Bell Gardens, right, is hugged by Assemblywoman Eloise Gomez Reyes, D-Grand Terrace, on her first day back in the Assembly since an investigation into sexual misconduct charges, Friday, May ...
    California Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia is back on the Assembly floor for the first time since an investigation found allegations she groped a male staffer unsubstantiated.More >>
    California Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia is back on the Assembly floor for the first time since an investigation found allegations she groped a male staffer unsubstantiated.More >>
  • The Latest: Putin says NKorea sovereignty should be ensured

    The Latest: Putin says NKorea sovereignty should be ensured

    Friday, May 25 2018 8:32 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:32:55 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 3:27 PM EDT2018-05-25 19:27:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this May 24, 2018, phtot, President Donald Trump speaks on North Korea before signing the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this May 24, 2018, phtot, President Donald Trump speaks on North Korea before signing the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington
    President Donald Trump says North Korea's latest statement on nuclear talks is "good news" and that "we will soon see where it will lead.".More >>
    President Donald Trump says North Korea's latest statement on nuclear talks is "good news" and that "we will soon see where it will lead.".More >>
  • House calls for Pentagon probe of alleged torture in Yemen

    House calls for Pentagon probe of alleged torture in Yemen

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-05-25 15:34:13 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:17:05 GMT
    The House of Representatives has voted to require Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to determine whether U.S. military or intelligence personnel violated the law in interrogations of detainees in Yemen.More >>
    The House of Representatives has voted to require Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to determine whether U.S. military or intelligence personnel violated the law in interrogations of detainees in Yemen.More >>
  • Russia's ex-US envoy: Trump wants better ties with Russia

    Russia's ex-US envoy: Trump wants better ties with Russia

    Friday, May 25 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:52:56 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:54:14 GMT
    Russia's former ambassador to the United States who was thrust in the middle of the Russian meddling scandal says "toxic" political infighting is preventing U.S. President Donald Trump from improving relations with...More >>
    Russia's former ambassador to the United States who was thrust in the middle of the Russian meddling scandal says "toxic" political infighting is preventing U.S. President Donald Trump from improving relations with Russia.More >>
  • Guatemala minister: Sheldon Adelson flew officials to Israel

    Guatemala minister: Sheldon Adelson flew officials to Israel

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-05-25 16:06:40 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:12:49 GMT
    The Guatemalan government says United States casino magnate Sheldon Adelson provided its official delegation a Boeing 767 to travel to Israel for the relocation of its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.More >>
    The Guatemalan government says United States casino magnate Sheldon Adelson provided its official delegation a Boeing 767 to travel to Israel for the relocation of its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump tells Navy grads 'you don't give up'

    The Latest: Trump tells Navy grads 'you don't give up'

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-05-25 15:34:16 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-05-25 16:40:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump salutes as he boards the Marine One helicopter Friday, May 25, 2018, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Trump is traveling to Annapolis, Md., to address the U.S. Naval Academy graduat...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump salutes as he boards the Marine One helicopter Friday, May 25, 2018, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Trump is traveling to Annapolis, Md., to address the U.S. Naval Academy graduat...
    President Donald Trump is telling graduates at the United States Naval Academy that "we have begun the great rebuilding of the U.S. military.".More >>
    President Donald Trump is telling graduates at the United States Naval Academy that "we have begun the great rebuilding of the U.S. military.".More >>
  • Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson a century later

    Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson a century later

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:32 AM EDT2018-05-25 04:32:34 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-05-25 16:39:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this 1932 file photo, boxer Jack Johnson, the first black world heavyweight champion, poses in New York City. President Donald Trump on Thursday, May 24, 2018, granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavywei...(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this 1932 file photo, boxer Jack Johnson, the first black world heavyweight champion, poses in New York City. President Donald Trump on Thursday, May 24, 2018, granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavywei...
    President Donald Trump has granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after what many see as his racially charged conviction.More >>
    President Donald Trump has granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after what many see as his racially charged conviction.More >>
  • Trump awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL in Afghan assault

    Trump awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL in Afghan assault

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:12:12 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-05-25 15:46:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump stands with Master Chief Special Warfare Operator Britt K. Slabinski during a ceremony to award him the Medal of Honor in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Slabinski o...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump stands with Master Chief Special Warfare Operator Britt K. Slabinski during a ceremony to award him the Medal of Honor in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Slabinski o...
    President Donald Trump has awarded the Medal of Honor to a Navy SEAL who oversaw a daring assault and rescue mission on a snowy Afghanistan mountaintop in 2002.More >>
    President Donald Trump has awarded the Medal of Honor to a Navy SEAL who oversaw a daring assault and rescue mission on a snowy Afghanistan mountaintop in 2002.More >>
  • Stormy Daniels' lawyer renews efforts to depose Trump

    Stormy Daniels' lawyer renews efforts to depose Trump

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-05-24 18:54:12 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-05-25 15:08:17 GMT
    Stormy Daniels' lawyer is once again seeking to depose President Donald Trump in the porn actress' fight to invalidate a confidentiality agreement she signed days before the 2016 presidential election.More >>
    Stormy Daniels' lawyer is once again seeking to depose President Donald Trump in the porn actress' fight to invalidate a confidentiality agreement she signed days before the 2016 presidential election.More >>
  • Trump signs bill easing post-2008 crisis restraints on banks

    Trump signs bill easing post-2008 crisis restraints on banks

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:32:11 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-05-25 14:53:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Washington.  In a dramatic di...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Washington. In a dramatic di...
    President Donald Trump has signed into law a measure loosening key restraints for banks that stemmed from the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession.More >>
    President Donald Trump has signed into law a measure loosening key restraints for banks that stemmed from the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession.More >>
  • Senate approves sexual harassment bill for Congress

    Senate approves sexual harassment bill for Congress

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:02:14 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-05-25 13:16:05 GMT
    The Senate has given final approval to a bill that revamps the system for handling sexual harassment complaints on Capitol Hill.More >>
    The Senate has given final approval to a bill that revamps the system for handling sexual harassment complaints on Capitol Hill.More >>
  • Trump administration defends Keystone XL pipeline in court

    Trump administration defends Keystone XL pipeline in court

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-05-24 06:51:57 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:47:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, file). FILE - This March 24, 2017, file photo shows President Donald Trump, flanked by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, left, and Energy Secretary Rick Perry, announcing the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, c...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, file). FILE - This March 24, 2017, file photo shows President Donald Trump, flanked by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, left, and Energy Secretary Rick Perry, announcing the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, c...
    Attorneys for the Trump administration are due in a Montana courtroom Thursday to defend the approval of TransCanada's disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline project.More >>
    Attorneys for the Trump administration are due in a Montana courtroom Thursday to defend the approval of TransCanada's disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline project.More >>
  • FBI briefed on allegations against Missouri governor

    FBI briefed on allegations against Missouri governor

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:24:47 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 8:28 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:28:52 GMT
    Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens want lawmakers investigating the governor to issue subpoenas to probe more deeply into the source of a cash payment related to sexual misconduct allegations against him.More >>
    Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens want lawmakers investigating the governor to issue subpoenas to probe more deeply into the source of a cash payment related to sexual misconduct allegations against him.More >>
  • Trump: No immigration deal unless 'real wall,' good security

    Trump: No immigration deal unless 'real wall,' good security

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 11:32:00 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 8:28 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:28:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn as he arrives at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, returning from a roundtable discussion on illegal immigration and gang violence.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn as he arrives at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, returning from a roundtable discussion on illegal immigration and gang violence.
    President Donald Trump says he opposes any immigration legislation that doesn't include "a real wall" along the Mexican border and "very strong border security.".More >>
    President Donald Trump says he opposes any immigration legislation that doesn't include "a real wall" along the Mexican border and "very strong border security.".More >>
  • The Latest: Japan says it understands Trump's caution

    The Latest: Japan says it understands Trump's caution

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:22:21 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 7:45 AM EDT2018-05-25 11:45:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo answers questions from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee just after President Donald Trump canceled the June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, citing the "tremendous anger and ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo answers questions from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee just after President Donald Trump canceled the June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, citing the "tremendous anger and ...
    A Republican senator often critical of Donald Trump says the president "made the right call" in canceling a summit with North Korea's leader.More >>
    A Republican senator often critical of Donald Trump says the president "made the right call" in canceling a summit with North Korea's leader.More >>
  • N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

    N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:31:59 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:36 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:36:15 GMT
    North Korea has carried out what it says is the demolition of its nuclear test site in the presence of foreign journalists.More >>
    North Korea has carried out what it says is the demolition of its nuclear test site in the presence of foreign journalists.More >>
  • Saudi Arabia releases 3 women as other activists still held

    Saudi Arabia releases 3 women as other activists still held

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:12:23 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:36 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:36:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File). FILE - In this March 29, 2014 file photo, Aziza al-Yousef drives a car on a highway in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as part of a campaign to defy Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving. Saudi Arabia's arrest of 10 women's rights ad...(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File). FILE - In this March 29, 2014 file photo, Aziza al-Yousef drives a car on a highway in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as part of a campaign to defy Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving. Saudi Arabia's arrest of 10 women's rights ad...
    Rights groups and activists say Saudi authorities have released two women's rights activists, but 8 others remain detained.More >>
    Rights groups and activists say Saudi authorities have released two women's rights activists, but 8 others remain detained.More >>
  • Democrat says Trump Jr. may have lied to Senate committee

    Democrat says Trump Jr. may have lied to Senate committee

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:42:36 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:47 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:47:10 GMT
    A Democratic senator says he's concerned that President Donald Trump's eldest son may have lied to Congress about his knowledge of foreign assistance offered to the Trump campaign.More >>
    A Democratic senator says he's concerned that President Donald Trump's eldest son may have lied to Congress about his knowledge of foreign assistance offered to the Trump campaign.More >>
  • Trump cancels summit with Kim; North Korea still wants talks

    Trump cancels summit with Kim; North Korea still wants talks

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:02:13 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:15 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:15:42 GMT
    President Donald Trump is canceling the June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, citing the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent statement from North Korea.More >>
    President Donald Trump is canceling the June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, citing the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent statement from North Korea.More >>
  • Dem, GOP leaders get classified briefings on Russia probe

    Dem, GOP leaders get classified briefings on Russia probe

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:42:25 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-25 04:44:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). In this May 23, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding the Marine One helicopter on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Two House lawmakers who are allies of President Donald Tr...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). In this May 23, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding the Marine One helicopter on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Two House lawmakers who are allies of President Donald Tr...
    2 House lawmakers and allies of President Donald Trump are set to meet with top intelligence officials.More >>
    2 House lawmakers and allies of President Donald Trump are set to meet with top intelligence officials.More >>
  • Shooting survivors share their stories with Texas governor

    Shooting survivors share their stories with Texas governor

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:42:15 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-05-25 04:26:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). Ed Scruggs, Board Vice-Chair of Texas Gun Sense – Advocacy group that promotes common sense, right, listens to Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott, left, during a roundtable discussion to address safety and security at Texas schools in the wak...(AP Photo/Eric Gay). Ed Scruggs, Board Vice-Chair of Texas Gun Sense – Advocacy group that promotes common sense, right, listens to Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott, left, during a roundtable discussion to address safety and security at Texas schools in the wak...
    Focus of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's meetings on school safety and mass shootings shifting to those closest to the violence of recent attacks.More >>
    Focus of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's meetings on school safety and mass shootings shifting to those closest to the violence of recent attacks.More >>
  • 'It's about time': Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson

    'It's about time': Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson

    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-05-24 17:22:19 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-05-25 04:25:47 GMT
    President Donald Trump had pardoned boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by an all-white jury of "immorality" for one of his relationships.More >>
    President Donald Trump had pardoned boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by an all-white jury of "immorality" for one of his relationships.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Ethics complaint filed over Gianforte assault

    APNewsBreak: Ethics complaint filed over Gianforte assault

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:34:42 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-05-25 01:36:21 GMT
    (Gallatin County via AP, File). FILE - This Aug. 25, 2017 file booking photo provided by Gallatin County, Mont., shows U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., at the Gallatin County Detention Center in Bozeman, Mont. Executive Director Nancy Keenan is askin...(Gallatin County via AP, File). FILE - This Aug. 25, 2017 file booking photo provided by Gallatin County, Mont., shows U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., at the Gallatin County Detention Center in Bozeman, Mont. Executive Director Nancy Keenan is askin...
    The head of the Montana Democratic Party is asking for a congressional ethics investigation into whether Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte lied about his attack of a reporter last year.More >>
    The head of the Montana Democratic Party is asking for a congressional ethics investigation into whether Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte lied about his attack of a reporter last year.More >>
  • Trump suggests NFL players who kneel shouldn't be in US

    Trump suggests NFL players who kneel shouldn't be in US

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:52:36 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:15 PM EDT2018-05-25 00:15:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to New York to discuss immigration policy, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to New York to discuss immigration policy, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
    President Donald Trump is praising a new NFL policy banning kneeling during the national anthem.More >>
    President Donald Trump is praising a new NFL policy banning kneeling during the national anthem.More >>
  • The Latest: 2nd briefing on Russia probe wraps up

    The Latest: 2nd briefing on Russia probe wraps up

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:23 AM EDT2018-05-24 11:23:45 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:16 PM EDT2018-05-25 00:16:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). In this May 23, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding the Marine One helicopter on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Two House lawmakers who are allies of President Donald Tr...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). In this May 23, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding the Marine One helicopter on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Two House lawmakers who are allies of President Donald Tr...
    President Donald Trump says that the FBI is a "fantastic institution" but that "some of the people at the top were rotten apples." He says, "James Comey was one of them.".More >>
    President Donald Trump says that the FBI is a "fantastic institution" but that "some of the people at the top were rotten apples." He says, "James Comey was one of them.".More >>
  • Putin meets Macron, says North Korea summit end regrettable

    Putin meets Macron, says North Korea summit end regrettable

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-05-24 06:11:59 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:14 PM EDT2018-05-25 00:14:16 GMT
    French President Emmanuel Macron is now reaching out to Russian President Vladimir Putin.More >>
    French President Emmanuel Macron is now reaching out to Russian President Vladimir Putin.More >>
  • Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts

    Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:12:20 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:22:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's hair is ruffled by a breeze as he speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, en route to a day trip to New York.  Trump will hold a roundtable d...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's hair is ruffled by a breeze as he speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, en route to a day trip to New York. Trump will hold a roundtable d...
    As trade talks with Mexico and Canada stall, Trump administration explores whether tariffs are needed on auto imports.More >>
    As trade talks with Mexico and Canada stall, Trump administration explores whether tariffs are needed on auto imports.More >>
  • Congress OKs Trump bid to widen private care at besieged VA

    Congress OKs Trump bid to widen private care at besieged VA

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:23:13 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:56:52 GMT
    The Senate is expected to give final approval to legislation giving veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system.More >>
    The Senate is expected to give final approval to legislation giving veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system.More >>
  • Trial underway for refugee who challenged NSA surveillance

    Trial underway for refugee who challenged NSA surveillance

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:52:25 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:16:51 GMT
    The trial of a refugee from Uzbekistan charged with conspiring to support a terrorist group and making plans to join the organization is underway in Denver.More >>
    The trial of a refugee from Uzbekistan charged with conspiring to support a terrorist group and making plans to join the organization is underway in Denver.More >>
  • Analysis says Trump budget won't curb deficits as promised

    Analysis says Trump budget won't curb deficits as promised

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:02:58 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:25:18 GMT
    The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says that President Donald Trump's budget plan wouldn't curb the spiraling budget deficit like it claims.More >>
    The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says that President Donald Trump's budget plan wouldn't curb the spiraling budget deficit like it claims.More >>
  • Correction: Mark Twain Prize-Louis-Dreyfus story

    Correction: Mark Twain Prize-Louis-Dreyfus story

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:22:49 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:52:58 GMT
    (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP). FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 file photo, Julia Louis-Dreyfus poses in the press room with her awards for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series and outstanding comedy series for "Veep" at the 69th Pr...(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP). FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 file photo, Julia Louis-Dreyfus poses in the press room with her awards for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series and outstanding comedy series for "Veep" at the 69th Pr...
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus is being honored with the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for a lifetime in comedy.More >>
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus is being honored with the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for a lifetime in comedy.More >>
  • US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:46 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:36:17 GMT
    (HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...(HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...
    US clings to health coverage gains despite Trump's attempts to repeal 'Obamacare'.More >>
    US clings to health coverage gains despite Trump's attempts to repeal 'Obamacare'.More >>
  • Wyoming courts tech behind cryptocurrency to entice business

    Wyoming courts tech behind cryptocurrency to entice business

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-05-23 07:03:03 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:06:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mead Gruver). In this March 8, 2018 photo Wyoming state Rep. Tyler Lindholm poses next to computer servers in an office building in Cheyenne, Wyo. Lindholm was a lead proponent of several new laws that have made Wyoming friendly to the networ...(AP Photo/Mead Gruver). In this March 8, 2018 photo Wyoming state Rep. Tyler Lindholm poses next to computer servers in an office building in Cheyenne, Wyo. Lindholm was a lead proponent of several new laws that have made Wyoming friendly to the networ...
    Companies flock to register in Wyoming after bold push for hyped new technology but results remain virtual.More >>
    Companies flock to register in Wyoming after bold push for hyped new technology but results remain virtual.More >>
  • AP names Dustin Weaver as Congress news editor

    AP names Dustin Weaver as Congress news editor

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:23 AM EDT2018-05-24 11:23:50 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:06:11 GMT
    The Associated Press has named Dustin Weaver as a news editor overseeing coverage of Congress.More >>
    The Associated Press has named Dustin Weaver as a news editor overseeing coverage of Congress.More >>
  • IAEA: Iran complying with nuclear deal, but could improve

    IAEA: Iran complying with nuclear deal, but could improve

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:42:11 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:06:03 GMT
    The United Nations nuclear watchdog says Iran appears to be complying with a 2015 deal with major powers that was meant to stop it from developing nuclear weapons in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions.More >>
    The United Nations nuclear watchdog says Iran appears to be complying with a 2015 deal with major powers that was meant to stop it from developing nuclear weapons in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions.More >>
  • UN chief concerned by cancellation of US-NKorea summit

    UN chief concerned by cancellation of US-NKorea summit

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:22:13 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:05:43 GMT
    The U.N. chief says he is "deeply concerned" by the cancellation of the planned summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
    The U.N. chief says he is "deeply concerned" by the cancellation of the planned summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • Senate primary splits Arizona conservatives between 2 icons

    Senate primary splits Arizona conservatives between 2 icons

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:02 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:02:22 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-05-24 18:37:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this May 17, 2018, photo, Republican Senate candidate Kelli Ward talks about her platform policies at a Scottsdale Tea Party event in Scottsdale, Ariz. Arizona conservatives are torn between two icons of their movement -...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this May 17, 2018, photo, Republican Senate candidate Kelli Ward talks about her platform policies at a Scottsdale Tea Party event in Scottsdale, Ariz. Arizona conservatives are torn between two icons of their movement -...
    Arizona conservatives are torn between two icons of their movement - former Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former state senator Kelli Ward - in the GOP Senate primary.More >>
    Arizona conservatives are torn between two icons of their movement - former Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former state senator Kelli Ward - in the GOP Senate primary.More >>
  • House passes $717B Pentagon policy measure

    House passes $717B Pentagon policy measure

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:14:08 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-05-24 18:15:06 GMT
    The House has passed a $717 billion defense policy bill that would give the military a 2.6 percent pay hike, the largest in nine years.More >>
    The House has passed a $717 billion defense policy bill that would give the military a 2.6 percent pay hike, the largest in nine years.More >>
  • Mexican Mafia run jail crime like an 'illegal government'

    Mexican Mafia run jail crime like an 'illegal government'

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:01:57 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:46 PM EDT2018-05-24 17:46:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brian Melley). A poster at a news conference shows suspects captured and at large as authorities announce indictments against the Mexican Mafia in Los Angeles Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Leaders of the notorious Mexican Mafia "gang of gangs" wer...(AP Photo/Brian Melley). A poster at a news conference shows suspects captured and at large as authorities announce indictments against the Mexican Mafia in Los Angeles Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Leaders of the notorious Mexican Mafia "gang of gangs" wer...
    The Los Angeles jails are run by the county sheriff, but the Mexican Mafia wields the power in the underworld behind bars.More >>
    The Los Angeles jails are run by the county sheriff, but the Mexican Mafia wields the power in the underworld behind bars.More >>
  • Amazon urged not to sell facial recognition tool to police

    Amazon urged not to sell facial recognition tool to police

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:12:42 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-05-24 17:37:39 GMT
    The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are asking Amazon to stop marketing a facial recognition tool to police.More >>
    The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are asking Amazon to stop marketing a facial recognition tool to police.More >>
  • Trump's campaign backs Calif. businessman in governor's race

    Trump's campaign backs Calif. businessman in governor's race

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:52:09 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:38:20 GMT
    President Donald Trump's campaign is announcing its support for California businessman John Cox's campaign for governor, building upon the president's endorsement in the state's crowded primary.More >>
    President Donald Trump's campaign is announcing its support for California businessman John Cox's campaign for governor, building upon the president's endorsement in the state's crowded primary.More >>
  • The Latest: UN chief concerned Kim-Trump summit was canceled

    The Latest: UN chief concerned Kim-Trump summit was canceled

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:12:17 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:25:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). People watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, May 24, 2018. North K...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). People watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, May 24, 2018. North K...
    President Donald Trump is telling North Korea's Kim Jong Un that the world is losing a "great opportunity for lasting peace and great prosperity and wealth.".More >>
    President Donald Trump is telling North Korea's Kim Jong Un that the world is losing a "great opportunity for lasting peace and great prosperity and wealth.".More >>
  • Spanish ruling party fined in major corruption case

    Spanish ruling party fined in major corruption case

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:22 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:22:08 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:54:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul White). A TV crew works outside the Popular Party headquarters in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Spain's National Court has issued hefty prison sentences for politicians and businesspeople involved in a kickbacks-for-contracts sc...(AP Photo/Paul White). A TV crew works outside the Popular Party headquarters in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Spain's National Court has issued hefty prison sentences for politicians and businesspeople involved in a kickbacks-for-contracts sc...
    Spain's National Court has convicted and given heft prison sentences to politicians and businesspeople involved in a kickbacks-for-contracts scheme that helped fund the governing party.More >>
    Spain's National Court has convicted and given heft prison sentences to politicians and businesspeople involved in a kickbacks-for-contracts scheme that helped fund the governing party.More >>
  • North Korea slams Pence as summit with Trump grows shakier

    North Korea slams Pence as summit with Trump grows shakier

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:51:42 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:23:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Women protesters stage a rally for peace on the Korea peninsular near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump labored with South Korea's Moon Jae-in Tuesday to keep the highly anticipated U...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Women protesters stage a rally for peace on the Korea peninsular near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump labored with South Korea's Moon Jae-in Tuesday to keep the highly anticipated U...
    A top North Korean official says recent comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence were "stupid" and "ignorant" and again warns the country is willing to pull out of a planned summit with Trump.More >>
    A top North Korean official says recent comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence were "stupid" and "ignorant" and again warns the country is willing to pull out of a planned summit with Trump.More >>
  • California's Feinstein drops support for death penalty

    California's Feinstein drops support for death penalty

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:25:23 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:15:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana,File). FILE - In this May 16, 2018 file photo Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif asks questions during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Feinstein says she no longer supports the death pen...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana,File). FILE - In this May 16, 2018 file photo Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif asks questions during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Feinstein says she no longer supports the death pen...
    California U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein says she no longer supports the death penalty.More >>
    California U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein says she no longer supports the death penalty.More >>
  • Kushner given security clearance after background check

    Kushner given security clearance after background check

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:11:48 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:56:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, White House adviser Jared Kushner speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, has been granted permanent security clearan...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, White House adviser Jared Kushner speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, has been granted permanent security clearan...
    A security clearance has been granted to Trump's adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, after a lengthy background check.More >>
    A security clearance has been granted to Trump's adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, after a lengthy background check.More >>
  • FBI overstated encryption problem with cell phones

    FBI overstated encryption problem with cell phones

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:55:04 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:37:38 GMT
    FBI officials say a programming error led them to vastly overstate the number of cell phones that investigators could not access because of encryption.More >>
    FBI officials say a programming error led them to vastly overstate the number of cell phones that investigators could not access because of encryption.More >>
  • Teachers show strength in Kentucky primary elections

    Teachers show strength in Kentucky primary elections

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:07:33 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:17 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:17:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wade Payne). In this photo taken Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Mt. Vernon, Ky., Travis Brenda, a teacher at Rockcastle County High School, speaks during an interview. Brenda, a Republican running for the state House of Representatives, is challen...(AP Photo/Wade Payne). In this photo taken Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Mt. Vernon, Ky., Travis Brenda, a teacher at Rockcastle County High School, speaks during an interview. Brenda, a Republican running for the state House of Representatives, is challen...
    Teachers in Kentucky could soon be taking politicians to school.More >>
    Teachers in Kentucky could soon be taking politicians to school.More >>
  • APNewsbreak: Pentagon adopts new cellphone restrictions

    APNewsbreak: Pentagon adopts new cellphone restrictions

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:42:46 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:17 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:17:34 GMT
    APNewsBreak: The Defense Department has approved new restrictions for the use of mobile phones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified information is present or discussed.More >>
    APNewsBreak: The Defense Department has approved new restrictions for the use of mobile phones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified information is present or discussed.More >>
  • Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic abuse crisis

    Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic abuse crisis

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:53:32 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:16:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). U.S. Olympic Committee Acting CEO Susanne Lyons testifies before the House Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee about the Olympic community's ability to protect athletes from sexual abuse, on Capitol Hill i...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). U.S. Olympic Committee Acting CEO Susanne Lyons testifies before the House Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee about the Olympic community's ability to protect athletes from sexual abuse, on Capitol Hill i...
    Lawmakers used a House subcommittee hearing get answers about the U.S. Olympic Committee's slow-moving response to a steadily widening sex-abuse scandal in Olympic sports.More >>
    Lawmakers used a House subcommittee hearing get answers about the U.S. Olympic Committee's slow-moving response to a steadily widening sex-abuse scandal in Olympic sports.More >>
  • Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

    Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:43:15 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:36 AM EDT2018-05-24 11:36:06 GMT
    A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment.More >>
    A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment.More >>
  • Texas shooting survivors seek purpose in shadow of Parkland

    Texas shooting survivors seek purpose in shadow of Parkland

    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:11:52 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:24 AM EDT2018-05-24 11:24:55 GMT
    ( Godofredo A. Vasquez /Houston Chronicle via AP). Houston Texans players join in a prayer circle at a memorial for the Santa Fe High School shooting victims outside the school Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas.( Godofredo A. Vasquez /Houston Chronicle via AP). Houston Texans players join in a prayer circle at a memorial for the Santa Fe High School shooting victims outside the school Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas.
    Texas school shooting survivors search for purpose in shadow of Parkland attack.More >>
    Texas school shooting survivors search for purpose in shadow of Parkland attack.More >>
  • Trump defends describing MS-13 gang members as 'animals'

    Trump defends describing MS-13 gang members as 'animals'

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:03 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:03:05 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:05 AM EDT2018-05-24 11:05:01 GMT
    President Donald Trump will speak on immigration and gang violence in a speech on Long Island in New York.More >>
    President Donald Trump will speak on immigration and gang violence in a speech on Long Island in New York.More >>
  • Malaysia's ex-leader questioned again in corruption scandal

    Malaysia's ex-leader questioned again in corruption scandal

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:52:09 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:44:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, arrives at Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Office in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Najib appears again for questioning at the   office as part of ...(AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, arrives at Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Office in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Najib appears again for questioning at the office as part of ...
    Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the anti-corruption agency's office for more questioning over alleged graft at a state investment fund he set up.More >>
    Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the anti-corruption agency's office for more questioning over alleged graft at a state investment fund he set up.More >>
  • FBI seeks to thwart major cyberattack on Ukraine

    FBI seeks to thwart major cyberattack on Ukraine

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:13:23 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:36 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:36:35 GMT
    Cisco says that a hundreds of thousands of routers have been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine.More >>
    Cisco says that a hundreds of thousands of routers have been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine.More >>
  • Trump appears to raise new doubts about US-China trade deal

    Trump appears to raise new doubts about US-China trade deal

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:33:18 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:32:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Critics fear foreign government favor...(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Critics fear foreign government favor...
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. will probably have to use a "different structure" when it comes to trade with China.More >>
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. will probably have to use a "different structure" when it comes to trade with China.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump orders probe of tariffs for cars, trucks

    The Latest: Trump orders probe of tariffs for cars, trucks

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:01 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:01:51 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 09:52:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's hair is ruffled by a breeze as he speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, en route to a day trip to New York.  Trump will hold a roundtable d...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's hair is ruffled by a breeze as he speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, en route to a day trip to New York. Trump will hold a roundtable d...
    Trump directs Commerce Department to investigate whether tariffs are needed on the import of automobiles into the US.More >>
    Trump directs Commerce Department to investigate whether tariffs are needed on the import of automobiles into the US.More >>
  • After mass shootings, NRA pins blame on familiar list

    After mass shootings, NRA pins blame on familiar list

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:02:57 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:07 AM EDT2018-05-24 09:07:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - In this May 4, 2018, file photo, attendees walk by a display of AR-15's and AR-10's at the National Rifle Association convention in Dallas. Gun-control advocates push for tougher laws, including universal background...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - In this May 4, 2018, file photo, attendees walk by a display of AR-15's and AR-10's at the National Rifle Association convention in Dallas. Gun-control advocates push for tougher laws, including universal background...
    From the design of school buildings to video games, here's what the gun lobby says leads to school shootings.More >>
    From the design of school buildings to video games, here's what the gun lobby says leads to school shootings.More >>
  • Egypt detains activist blogger amid new wave of arrests

    Egypt detains activist blogger amid new wave of arrests

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:33:29 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:44 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:44:14 GMT
    Egyptian security officials say a prominent activist and blogger known for documenting police abuse has been detained, the latest in a new wave of arrests since elections earlier this year.More >>
    Egyptian security officials say a prominent activist and blogger known for documenting police abuse has been detained, the latest in a new wave of arrests since elections earlier this year.More >>
  • Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

    Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:52:33 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:06 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:06:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tech moguls Bill Gates and Zuckerberg are teaming up to help develop new technologies for kids ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tech moguls Bill Gates and Zuckerberg are teaming up to help develop new technologies for kids ...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users.More >>
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users.More >>
  • In GOP immigration battle, factions split over citizenship

    In GOP immigration battle, factions split over citizenship

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:51:43 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:05 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:05:46 GMT
    Divisions over whether to provide a conduit to citizenship for young "Dreamer" immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally loom for House Republicans.More >>
    Divisions over whether to provide a conduit to citizenship for young "Dreamer" immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally loom for House Republicans.More >>
  • Teacher's win in Kentucky points to November potential

    Teacher's win in Kentucky points to November potential

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:51:44 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:42:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wade Payne). In this photo taken Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Mt. Vernon, Ky., Travis Brenda, a teacher at Rockcastle County High School, speaks during an interview. Brenda, a Republican running for the state House of Representatives, is challen...(AP Photo/Wade Payne). In this photo taken Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Mt. Vernon, Ky., Travis Brenda, a teacher at Rockcastle County High School, speaks during an interview. Brenda, a Republican running for the state House of Representatives, is challen...
    A teacher has scored an upset in a Kentucky legislative race. Could this be a sign of things to come in November?.More >>
    A teacher has scored an upset in a Kentucky legislative race. Could this be a sign of things to come in November?.More >>
  • Pompeo: Fate of US-NKorea summit rests with Kim Jong Un

    Pompeo: Fate of US-NKorea summit rests with Kim Jong Un

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:44:22 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:55:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-In in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-In in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington.
    The United States and South Korea are laboring to keep the highly anticipated U.S. summit with North Korea on track.More >>
    The United States and South Korea are laboring to keep the highly anticipated U.S. summit with North Korea on track.More >>
  • Seething over Russia probe, Trump tears into 'spygate'

    Seething over Russia probe, Trump tears into 'spygate'

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:44:06 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:45:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump talks to visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he departs the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump talks to visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he departs the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
    President Donald Trump is increasing the pressure on the Justice Department.More >>
    President Donald Trump is increasing the pressure on the Justice Department.More >>
  • AP source: Jared Kushner granted security clearance

    AP source: Jared Kushner granted security clearance

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:42:00 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:33:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, White House adviser Jared Kushner speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, has been granted permanent security clearan...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, White House adviser Jared Kushner speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, has been granted permanent security clearan...
    White House adviser Jared Kushner _ who's President Donald Trump's son-in-law _ has been granted a permanent security clearance, according to a person with knowledge of the decision but wasn't authorized to speak...More >>
    White House adviser Jared Kushner _ who's President Donald Trump's son-in-law _ has been granted a permanent security clearance, according to a person with knowledge of the decision but wasn't authorized to speak publicly about the matter.More >>
  • Bill expanding private care for veterans goes to Trump

    Bill expanding private care for veterans goes to Trump

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:12:07 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:22:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., left, and Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., arrive to vote on a bill to expand private care for military veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system, on Capitol Hill in W...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., left, and Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., arrive to vote on a bill to expand private care for military veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system, on Capitol Hill in W...
    Congress has approved expanding private care for veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system.More >>
    Congress has approved expanding private care for veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system.More >>
  • Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs

    Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:13:25 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:16:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's hair is ruffled by a breeze as he speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, en route to a day trip to New York.  Trump will hold a roundtable d...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's hair is ruffled by a breeze as he speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, en route to a day trip to New York. Trump will hold a roundtable d...
    President Donald Trump is predicting that U.S. automakers and auto workers will be "very happy" with the outcome of talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement.More >>
    President Donald Trump is predicting that U.S. automakers and auto workers will be "very happy" with the outcome of talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement.More >>
  • The Latest: Justice to hold bipartisan briefing Thursday

    The Latest: Justice to hold bipartisan briefing Thursday

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:23 AM EDT2018-05-23 11:23:05 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:56:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks at the Susan B. Anthony List 11th Annual Campaign for Life Gala at the National Building Museum, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks at the Susan B. Anthony List 11th Annual Campaign for Life Gala at the National Building Museum, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is tweeting about the "Criminal Deep State" and says its efforts have backfired.More >>
    President Donald Trump is tweeting about the "Criminal Deep State" and says its efforts have backfired.More >>
  • Critics see no end to foreign favors to Trump businesses

    Critics see no end to foreign favors to Trump businesses

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:43:58 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:55:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Critics fear foreign government favor...(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Critics fear foreign government favor...
    Quid pro Trump? Critics fear nothing to stop foreign government favors to Trump businesses.More >>
    Quid pro Trump? Critics fear nothing to stop foreign government favors to Trump businesses.More >>
  • Texas governor supports 2 small gun rules after shooting

    Texas governor supports 2 small gun rules after shooting

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:33:20 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:44 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:44:28 GMT
    (Ana Ramirez/Austin American-Statesman via AP). Gov. Gregg Abbott hosts a roundtable discussion about safety in Texas schools after the recent school shooting in Sante Fe at the Texas states Capitol on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Austin, Texas. Abbott co...(Ana Ramirez/Austin American-Statesman via AP). Gov. Gregg Abbott hosts a roundtable discussion about safety in Texas schools after the recent school shooting in Sante Fe at the Texas states Capitol on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Austin, Texas. Abbott co...
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's meetings on school violence and safety promise to wade into thorny issue of gun control.More >>
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's meetings on school violence and safety promise to wade into thorny issue of gun control.More >>
  • The Latest: North Korea blasts Pence for 'stupid' remarks

    The Latest: North Korea blasts Pence for 'stupid' remarks

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:33:11 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:42:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo looks over his notes as he waits to testify at the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo looks over his notes as he waits to testify at the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says it is ultimately up to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un whether a planned summit with President Donald Trump takes place.More >>
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says it is ultimately up to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un whether a planned summit with President Donald Trump takes place.More >>
  • Lawmaker wants states to reject sports bet 'integrity fee'

    Lawmaker wants states to reject sports bet 'integrity fee'

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:53:42 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:44:54 GMT
    A top New Jersey lawmaker is urging all 50 states to reject so-called "integrity fee" payments to professional sports leagues in any sports betting legislation they enact.More >>
    A top New Jersey lawmaker is urging all 50 states to reject so-called "integrity fee" payments to professional sports leagues in any sports betting legislation they enact.More >>
  • DC federal appeals court to livestream audio of arguments

    DC federal appeals court to livestream audio of arguments

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:24:58 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:16:56 GMT
    The District of Columbia-based federal appeals court has voted to livestream the audio of all oral arguments, except when classified or sealed material has to be discussed.More >>
    The District of Columbia-based federal appeals court has voted to livestream the audio of all oral arguments, except when classified or sealed material has to be discussed.More >>
  • High hopes but tough road for black woman in governor's race

    High hopes but tough road for black woman in governor's race

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:01:51 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:12:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams waves to supporters after speaking at an election-night watch party Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams waves to supporters after speaking at an election-night watch party Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta.
    Georgia attorney and romance novelist Stacey Abrams has a tough road ahead as she campaigns to become America's first black female governor.More >>
    Georgia attorney and romance novelist Stacey Abrams has a tough road ahead as she campaigns to become America's first black female governor.More >>
  • The Latest: Texas victim's mother speaks out for gun control

    The Latest: Texas victim's mother speaks out for gun control

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:07:35 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:56:00 GMT
    (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP). A young woman cries, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, by a memorial for Santa Fe High School freshman Aaron Kyle McLeod who was killed Friday during a shooting at the school, in Santa Fe, Texas.(Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP). A young woman cries, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, by a memorial for Santa Fe High School freshman Aaron Kyle McLeod who was killed Friday during a shooting at the school, in Santa Fe, Texas.
    Teachers have returned to work at a Texas high school where 10 people were killed.More >>
    Teachers have returned to work at a Texas high school where 10 people were killed.More >>
  • Michigan lawmakers advance legislation on mandated reporters

    Michigan lawmakers advance legislation on mandated reporters

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:11:53 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:24:24 GMT
    Michigan lawmakers are at odds over a decision to scale back the proposed expansion of the state's mandatory reporter law after the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.More >>
    Michigan lawmakers are at odds over a decision to scale back the proposed expansion of the state's mandatory reporter law after the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.More >>
  • US man gets 15 years in prison for illegal handgun exports

    US man gets 15 years in prison for illegal handgun exports

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:15:01 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:12:02 GMT
    A Montana man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to illegally exporting high-caliber handguns to customers in countries with strict weapons laws.More >>
    A Montana man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to illegally exporting high-caliber handguns to customers in countries with strict weapons laws.More >>
  • Cohen distances himself from tax-cheating "Taxi King"

    Cohen distances himself from tax-cheating "Taxi King"

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:33:16 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:35:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, walks down the sidewalk in New York. Cohen's longtime business partner Evgeny Freidman pleaded guilty on Tuesday, May 22, 2018,...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, walks down the sidewalk in New York. Cohen's longtime business partner Evgeny Freidman pleaded guilty on Tuesday, May 22, 2018,...
    President Donald Trump's personal lawyer is distancing himself from an associate in the taxi industry who pleaded guilty to tax fraud.More >>
    President Donald Trump's personal lawyer is distancing himself from an associate in the taxi industry who pleaded guilty to tax fraud.More >>
  • Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations

    Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:43:20 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:32:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - This March 6, 2018, file photo shows the Capitol in Washington. Several Democrats facing tough re-elections this fall are joining solid Republican backing of an effort to alter some key aspects of the Dodd-F...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - This March 6, 2018, file photo shows the Capitol in Washington. Several Democrats facing tough re-elections this fall are joining solid Republican backing of an effort to alter some key aspects of the Dodd-F...
    Trump is one step from checking off another campaign promise, an overhaul of the landmark Dodd-Frank bill that grew out of the 2008 financial collapse.More >>
    Trump is one step from checking off another campaign promise, an overhaul of the landmark Dodd-Frank bill that grew out of the 2008 financial collapse.More >>
  • Pompeo: US will fight Russian interference in 2018 elections

    Pompeo: US will fight Russian interference in 2018 elections

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:03:24 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:04:25 GMT
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration will not tolerate Russian interference in the 2018 congressional midterm elections.More >>
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration will not tolerate Russian interference in the 2018 congressional midterm elections.More >>
  • ACLU sues over battleground Ohio's congressional districts

    ACLU sues over battleground Ohio's congressional districts

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:13:14 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:58:12 GMT
    The ACLU has filed a constitutional challenge to Ohio's congressional map, using Republican Gov. John Kasich's statements opposing gerrymandering as ammunition.More >>
    The ACLU has filed a constitutional challenge to Ohio's congressional map, using Republican Gov. John Kasich's statements opposing gerrymandering as ammunition.More >>
  • Pruitt promises action on rising threat from contaminants

    Pruitt promises action on rising threat from contaminants

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:32:44 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:35:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says dealing with a widespread contamination in drinking water is a "national priority.".More >>
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says dealing with a widespread contamination in drinking water is a "national priority.".More >>
  • The Latest: Senate approves bill to widen private care at VA

    The Latest: Senate approves bill to widen private care at VA

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:21 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:21:52 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:26:01 GMT
    The Senate has passed a sweeping bill aimed at fulfilling President Donald Trump's pledge to expand private care to veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system.More >>
    The Senate has passed a sweeping bill aimed at fulfilling President Donald Trump's pledge to expand private care to veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system.More >>
  • US disinvites China from multinational military exercise

    US disinvites China from multinational military exercise

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:23:10 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:55:05 GMT
    The Pentagon says it has disinvited China from a multinational military exercise to be held this summer in the Pacific.More >>
    The Pentagon says it has disinvited China from a multinational military exercise to be held this summer in the Pacific.More >>
  • The Latest: China urges US to change 'negative mindset'

    The Latest: China urges US to change 'negative mindset'

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:51:48 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:55:03 GMT
    China's foreign minister says the U.S. withdrawal of an invitation for China to participate in a multinational naval exercise is "very non-constructive.".More >>
    China's foreign minister says the U.S. withdrawal of an invitation for China to participate in a multinational naval exercise is "very non-constructive.".More >>
  • Iran's Khamenei criticizes US over hard-line stance

    Iran's Khamenei criticizes US over hard-line stance

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:41:33 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:52:55 GMT
    Iran's Supreme Leader criticizes the U.S. over its hard-line stance toward the country since President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from a landmark nuclear deal with Western powers.More >>
    Iran's Supreme Leader criticizes the U.S. over its hard-line stance toward the country since President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from a landmark nuclear deal with Western powers.More >>
  • Italy steps toward populist government as Conte gets mandate

    Italy steps toward populist government as Conte gets mandate

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:53:18 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:32:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...
    Italy's president summons premier candidate Conte for talks on forming a government.More >>
    Italy's president summons premier candidate Conte for talks on forming a government.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump urges nations to cooperate on immigration

    The Latest: Trump urges nations to cooperate on immigration

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:44:06 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:12:45 GMT
    President Donald Trump will speak on immigration and gang violence in a speech on Long Island in New York.More >>
    President Donald Trump will speak on immigration and gang violence in a speech on Long Island in New York.More >>
  • Pence warns Coast Guard graduates of the perils facing US

    Pence warns Coast Guard graduates of the perils facing US

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:33:24 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:08:11 GMT
    Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to deliver the commencement address at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy's graduation ceremony.More >>
    Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to deliver the commencement address at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy's graduation ceremony.More >>
  • GOP candidates for Georgia governor ready for runoff

    GOP candidates for Georgia governor ready for runoff

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:03:16 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:07:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, Republican primary candidate for governor approaches the podium to address supporters during an election night results party Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Athens, Ga.(AP Photo/John Amis). Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, Republican primary candidate for governor approaches the podium to address supporters during an election night results party Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Athens, Ga.
    Any focus on Stacey Abrams chances of becoming the nation's first black female governor has to wait for her Republican opponent who won't be settled for another two months.More >>
    Any focus on Stacey Abrams chances of becoming the nation's first black female governor has to wait for her Republican opponent who won't be settled for another two months.More >>
  • Georgia Democrat challenges racial barrier in governor race

    Georgia Democrat challenges racial barrier in governor race

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:22:59 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:54:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams smiles as she speaks during an election-night watch party Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams smiles as she speaks during an election-night watch party Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta.
    Several of Tuesday's nomination races end well for female candidates, one winning a chance to become the first black female governor in U.S. history.More >>
    Several of Tuesday's nomination races end well for female candidates, one winning a chance to become the first black female governor in U.S. history.More >>
  • The Latest: Premier-designate confirms Italy's place in EU

    The Latest: Premier-designate confirms Italy's place in EU

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:43:19 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:37:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...
    Italy's president has asked political neophyte Giuseppe Conte to try to form a government, giving the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and anti-immigrant League their first shot at running western Europe's first...More >>
    Italy's president has asked political neophyte Giuseppe Conte to try to form a government, giving the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and anti-immigrant League their first shot at running western Europe's first populist government.More >>
  • Bitter, expensive fight for Arkansas court seat to drag on

    Bitter, expensive fight for Arkansas court seat to drag on

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:25 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:25:05 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:26:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew DeMillo, File). FILE - In this Friday, May 18, 2018, file photo, Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson speaks to reporters at the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock, Ark. Goodson and David Sterling, the chief counsel fo...(AP Photo/Andrew DeMillo, File). FILE - In this Friday, May 18, 2018, file photo, Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson speaks to reporters at the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock, Ark. Goodson and David Sterling, the chief counsel fo...
    A bitter and expensive fight for an Arkansas Supreme Court seat that drew more than $1 million in outside spending will drag on for another six months.More >>
    A bitter and expensive fight for an Arkansas Supreme Court seat that drew more than $1 million in outside spending will drag on for another six months.More >>
  • Senate bill overhauls handling of sex harassment complaints

    Senate bill overhauls handling of sex harassment complaints

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:35:43 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:26:24 GMT
    Senate negotiators have released a bipartisan bill to overhaul the system for handling sexual harassment complaints on Capitol Hill.More >>
    Senate negotiators have released a bipartisan bill to overhaul the system for handling sexual harassment complaints on Capitol Hill.More >>
  • Dispute on eye drop size fails to catch Supreme Court's eye

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

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:52:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:05:05 GMT
    A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court.More >>
    A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court.More >>
  • Ryan returns to Capitol to calm restless House Republicans

    Ryan returns to Capitol to calm restless House Republicans

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:44:12 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:23:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this April 17, 2018, file photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Seven months before his planned retirement, Ryan is facing growing disruption amo...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this April 17, 2018, file photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Seven months before his planned retirement, Ryan is facing growing disruption amo...
    House Speaker Paul Ryan is facing growing disruption in the ranks of Republican lawmakers.More >>
    House Speaker Paul Ryan is facing growing disruption in the ranks of Republican lawmakers.More >>
  • The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants

    The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:05:45 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:25:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...
    The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants.More >>
    The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants.More >>
  • EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course

    EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:12:43 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:25:29 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency has blocked The Associated Press and CNN from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants.More >>
    The Environmental Protection Agency has blocked The Associated Press and CNN from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank

    The Latest: Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:23 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:23:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:06 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:06:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - This March 6, 2018, file photo shows the Capitol in Washington. Several Democrats facing tough re-elections this fall are joining solid Republican backing of an effort to alter some key aspects of the Dodd-F...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - This March 6, 2018, file photo shows the Capitol in Washington. Several Democrats facing tough re-elections this fall are joining solid Republican backing of an effort to alter some key aspects of the Dodd-F...
    President Donald Trump says he is eager to sign a bill that will dismantle a chunk of the landmark Dodd-Frank act that grew out of the 2008 financial collapse.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he is eager to sign a bill that will dismantle a chunk of the landmark Dodd-Frank act that grew out of the 2008 financial collapse.More >>
  • Laurel, Yanny or ... covfefe? White House joins in on debate

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

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:40 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:40:05 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:56:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...
    The White House is getting in on the viral debate over whether people hear the names "Laurel" or "Yanny" in a much-shared audio clip.More >>
    The White House is getting in on the viral debate over whether people hear the names "Laurel" or "Yanny" in a much-shared audio clip.More >>
  • Senate hopeful Joe Arpaio mum on details of Trump policies

    Senate hopeful Joe Arpaio mum on details of Trump policies

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 23:22:57 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:06 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:06:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio arrives Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the Arizona Secretary of State's office in Phoenix to turn in petition signatures in his bid to appear on the ballot in the race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff...(AP Photo/Matt York). Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio arrives Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the Arizona Secretary of State's office in Phoenix to turn in petition signatures in his bid to appear on the ballot in the race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff...
    U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio has pledged his unwavering support for President Donald Trump but is unwilling or unable to elaborate on the president's policies.More >>
    U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio has pledged his unwavering support for President Donald Trump but is unwilling or unable to elaborate on the president's policies.More >>
  • Establishment Democrats relieved after Texas House runoff

    Establishment Democrats relieved after Texas House runoff

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:32:57 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:57 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:57:01 GMT
    (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP). Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, a Democrat candidate for the 7th Congressional District, hugs supporter Annie Arnoult as she arrives to vote in the primary runoff at St. Anneís Church, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 in Houst...(Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP). Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, a Democrat candidate for the 7th Congressional District, hugs supporter Annie Arnoult as she arrives to vote in the primary runoff at St. Anneís Church, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 in Houst...
    A liberal outsider who founded an activist group against President Donald Trump lost her insurgent bid for the Democratic nomination for a U.S. House seat in Houston.More >>
    A liberal outsider who founded an activist group against President Donald Trump lost her insurgent bid for the Democratic nomination for a U.S. House seat in Houston.More >>
  • US and China work on ZTE rescue; Mnuchin denies quid pro quo

    US and China work on ZTE rescue; Mnuchin denies quid pro quo

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:02:40 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:53:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File). FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014, file photo, people gather at the ZTE booth at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain. Chinese telecommunications company ZTE has halted i...(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File). FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014, file photo, people gather at the ZTE booth at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain. Chinese telecommunications company ZTE has halted i...
    US and China negotiating to ease sanctions on ZTE; Mnuchin denies any quid pro quo.More >>
    US and China negotiating to ease sanctions on ZTE; Mnuchin denies any quid pro quo.More >>
  • Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans

    Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:42:37 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:24 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:24:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration’s latest push to wring funding from Planned Parenthood and other federally ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration’s latest push to wring funding from Planned Parenthood and other federally ...
    Trump offers catnip to conservative voters with a new administration push to strip funding from Planned Parenthood and other family planning clinics.More >>
    Trump offers catnip to conservative voters with a new administration push to strip funding from Planned Parenthood and other family planning clinics.More >>
  • Correction: Primary Rdp story

    Correction: Primary Rdp story

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:44:37 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:04 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:04:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel). In this May 21, 2018, photo, a roll of stickers awaiting distribution to early voters sits on a table at the check-in station at the Pulaski County Courthouse Annex in Little Rock, Ark. Voters in four states are casting ball...(AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel). In this May 21, 2018, photo, a roll of stickers awaiting distribution to early voters sits on a table at the check-in station at the Pulaski County Courthouse Annex in Little Rock, Ark. Voters in four states are casting ball...
    Four states cast ballots Tuesday as the 2018 midterm elections take shape.More >>
    Four states cast ballots Tuesday as the 2018 midterm elections take shape.More >>
  • Arrested Saudi activists held incommunicado since last week

    Arrested Saudi activists held incommunicado since last week

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:42:41 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:14 AM EDT2018-05-23 09:14:21 GMT
    In Saudi Arabia, at least 10 women's rights activists are being interrogated and held without access to a lawyer.More >>
    In Saudi Arabia, at least 10 women's rights activists are being interrogated and held without access to a lawyer.More >>
  • The Latest: Congress passes bill rolling back banking rules

    The Latest: Congress passes bill rolling back banking rules

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:55:02 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:13 AM EDT2018-05-23 08:13:30 GMT
    Congress has moved to dismantle some key rules for banks that were installed to prevent a replay of the 2008 financial crisis.More >>
    Congress has moved to dismantle some key rules for banks that were installed to prevent a replay of the 2008 financial crisis.More >>
  • Venezuelan president expels top US diplomat amid tensions

    Venezuelan president expels top US diplomat amid tensions

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:02:40 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:14 AM EDT2018-05-23 07:14:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday...
    President Nicolas Maduro is expelling the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela and his deputy for allegedly conspiring against his government.More >>
    President Nicolas Maduro is expelling the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela and his deputy for allegedly conspiring against his government.More >>
  • Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation

    Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:12:56 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:53:41 GMT
    A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations.More >>
    A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations.More >>
  • Mnuchin: Treasury investigating possible leaks of Cohen data

    Mnuchin: Treasury investigating possible leaks of Cohen data

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:42:53 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:24:11 GMT
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says his department's inspector general is looking into whether banking records of President Donald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen were leaked from an agency database.More >>
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says his department's inspector general is looking into whether banking records of President Donald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen were leaked from an agency database.More >>
  • Texas liberal candidate bashed by national Democrats loses

    Texas liberal candidate bashed by national Democrats loses

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:42:31 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:25 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:25:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this July 28, 2016, file photo, Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democrati...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this July 28, 2016, file photo, Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democrati...
    Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democratic Party's establishment can overcome an insurgent wing more openly hostile to President Donald Trump.More >>
    Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democratic Party's establishment can overcome an insurgent wing more openly hostile to President Donald Trump.More >>
  • The Latest: Texas Dem deemed too liberal by own party loses

    The Latest: Texas Dem deemed too liberal by own party loses

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:33:37 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:14:51 GMT
    (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP). Voters cast their ballots at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, May 22, 2018.(Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP). Voters cast their ballots at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
    Polls in eastern Kentucky have closed on another multi-state primary day ahead of the November midterms.More >>
    Polls in eastern Kentucky have closed on another multi-state primary day ahead of the November midterms.More >>
  • Democrats nominate first woman as GOP race heads to runoff

    Democrats nominate first woman as GOP race heads to runoff

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:53 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:53:12 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:09:56 GMT
    (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP). Voters cast their ballots at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, May 22, 2018.(Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP). Voters cast their ballots at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
    Stacey Abrams won Georgia's Democratic primary in the gubernatorial race Tuesday, becoming the state's first woman nominee for governor from either major party.More >>
    Stacey Abrams won Georgia's Democratic primary in the gubernatorial race Tuesday, becoming the state's first woman nominee for governor from either major party.More >>
  • Trump won't say if he has confidence in Rosenstein

    Trump won't say if he has confidence in Rosenstein

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:19 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:06:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). FBI Director Christopher Wray, right, leaves the White House, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). FBI Director Christopher Wray, right, leaves the White House, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington.
    Top FBI, Justice Department officials agree to "review" highly classified information from Russia probe with lawmakers.More >>
    Top FBI, Justice Department officials agree to "review" highly classified information from Russia probe with lawmakers.More >>
  • Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules

    Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:33:03 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:56 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:56:35 GMT
    Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House was to approve...More >>
    Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House was to approve legislation to roll back the Dodd-Frank law.More >>
  • Trump, Moon try to keep NKorea summit on track amid doubts

    Trump, Moon try to keep NKorea summit on track amid doubts

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:13:22 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:55:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in...
    Trump's summit with North Korea is drawing near amid growing anxiety among Trump and his allies over how he can score a victory on the world stage.More >>
    Trump's summit with North Korea is drawing near amid growing anxiety among Trump and his allies over how he can score a victory on the world stage.More >>
  • DeVos: Reporting undocumented students is a local decision

    DeVos: Reporting undocumented students is a local decision

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:22:50 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:03:43 GMT
    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says decisions on whether to report undocumented students to authorities rest with local communities.More >>
    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says decisions on whether to report undocumented students to authorities rest with local communities.More >>
  • Trump appeals again to delay 'Apprentice' contestant's suit

    Trump appeals again to delay 'Apprentice' contestant's suit

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:43:02 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:53 PM EDT2018-05-23 02:53:47 GMT
    President Donald Trump wants New York's highest court to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and kissing.More >>
    President Donald Trump wants New York's highest court to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and kissing.More >>
  • The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:13:53 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:45:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...
    A top Trump fundraiser and a senior adviser to a UAE crown prince ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for defense contracts from Gulf countries.More >>
    A top Trump fundraiser and a senior adviser to a UAE crown prince ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for defense contracts from Gulf countries.More >>
  • House Republicans divided as Ryan struggles to keep clout

    House Republicans divided as Ryan struggles to keep clout

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 23:22:51 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:25:04 GMT
    House Speaker Paul Ryan is facing growing disruption among the GOP ranks, raising fresh questions about his ability to lead a divided group of Republicans through a tough election season.More >>
    House Speaker Paul Ryan is facing growing disruption among the GOP ranks, raising fresh questions about his ability to lead a divided group of Republicans through a tough election season.More >>
  • The Latest: Pompeo says NK could benefit from US investment

    The Latest: Pompeo says NK could benefit from US investment

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:32:50 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:15:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, a news vendor counts her money near a stack of newspapers with a photo of U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un on its front page  in Singapore. U.S. We...(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, a news vendor counts her money near a stack of newspapers with a photo of U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un on its front page in Singapore. U.S. We...
    President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is still weeks away, but a colorful commemorative coin of the two leaders is ready to go.More >>
    President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is still weeks away, but a colorful commemorative coin of the two leaders is ready to go.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump resumes feud with Pelosi over 'animals'

    The Latest: Trump resumes feud with Pelosi over 'animals'

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:16:52 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:14:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. Leaders of warring House R...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. Leaders of warring House R...
    House Republicans leaving a private meeting say a frustrated Speaker Paul Ryan wants them to band together and act more like a majority party.More >>
    House Republicans leaving a private meeting say a frustrated Speaker Paul Ryan wants them to band together and act more like a majority party.More >>
  • Missouri lawmakers read woman's testimony against Greitens

    Missouri lawmakers read woman's testimony against Greitens

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:02:56 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:44:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). In this May 17, 2018, photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens stands off to the side before stepping up to the podium to deliver remarks to a small group of supporters near the capitol announcing the release of funds for the state'...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). In this May 17, 2018, photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens stands off to the side before stepping up to the podium to deliver remarks to a small group of supporters near the capitol announcing the release of funds for the state'...
    A Missouri House panel considering whether to try to impeach Gov. Eric Greitens has endorsed rules that would prohibit the governor's attorneys from cross-examining witnesses during a special legislative session.More >>
    A Missouri House panel considering whether to try to impeach Gov. Eric Greitens has endorsed rules that would prohibit the governor's attorneys from cross-examining witnesses during a special legislative session.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump addresses anti-abortion rights activists

    The Latest: Trump addresses anti-abortion rights activists

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:22:49 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:24:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks at the Susan B. Anthony List 11th Annual Campaign for Life Gala at the National Building Museum, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks at the Susan B. Anthony List 11th Annual Campaign for Life Gala at the National Building Museum, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is talking up his decision to impose new restrictions on federally-funded family planning clinics like Planned Parenthood.More >>
    President Donald Trump is talking up his decision to impose new restrictions on federally-funded family planning clinics like Planned Parenthood.More >>
  • Woman who shot Kansas abortion doctor moved to halfway house

    Woman who shot Kansas abortion doctor moved to halfway house

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:52:44 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:07 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:07:17 GMT
    An anti-abortion activist who shot and wounded a Kansas abortion provider and firebombed clinics in Oregon and elsewhere has been released from prison to a halfway house to finish her sentence.More >>
    An anti-abortion activist who shot and wounded a Kansas abortion provider and firebombed clinics in Oregon and elsewhere has been released from prison to a halfway house to finish her sentence.More >>
  • Texas governor convenes new discussions on school safety

    Texas governor convenes new discussions on school safety

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:28:36 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-05-22 23:01:36 GMT
    (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP). Santa Fe High School freshman, Jai Gillard writes messages on each of the 10 crosses in front the school Monday, May 21, 2018, in Santa Fe. Gillard, was in the art class Friday morning, knew all of the victims...(Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP). Santa Fe High School freshman, Jai Gillard writes messages on each of the 10 crosses in front the school Monday, May 21, 2018, in Santa Fe. Gillard, was in the art class Friday morning, knew all of the victims...
    School shooting is unlikely to lead to significant new gun restrictions in Texas; governor begins hosting roundtable discussions on school safety Tuesday.More >>
    School shooting is unlikely to lead to significant new gun restrictions in Texas; governor begins hosting roundtable discussions on school safety Tuesday.More >>
  • Senators reach tentative deal on sexual harassment bill

    Senators reach tentative deal on sexual harassment bill

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:12:49 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:56:46 GMT
    Senate leaders say they have reached tentative agreement on bipartisan sexual harassment legislation that would hold members of Congress personally liable for harassment claims.More >>
    Senate leaders say they have reached tentative agreement on bipartisan sexual harassment legislation that would hold members of Congress personally liable for harassment claims.More >>
  • Washington lobbyists put on notice over foreign agent law

    Washington lobbyists put on notice over foreign agent law

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:44:27 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:56:03 GMT
    A recent federal case against a Pakistani man in Maryland may send ripples through the halls of power in Washington.More >>
    A recent federal case against a Pakistani man in Maryland may send ripples through the halls of power in Washington.More >>
  • Navarro clashes with State Department over UAE airline deal

    Navarro clashes with State Department over UAE airline deal

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:32:48 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:13:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). FILE - In this March 31, 2017 file photo, National Trade Council adviser Peter Navarro appears before President Donald Trump arrives to sign executive orders regarding trade in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington....(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). FILE - In this March 31, 2017 file photo, National Trade Council adviser Peter Navarro appears before President Donald Trump arrives to sign executive orders regarding trade in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington....
    After striking a delicate deal with the UAE on rules for airline competition, the Trump administration went to war with itself about what the agreement actually said.More >>
    After striking a delicate deal with the UAE on rules for airline competition, the Trump administration went to war with itself about what the agreement actually said.More >>
  • Brazil leader scraps bid, supports ex-finance minister

    Brazil leader scraps bid, supports ex-finance minister

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:32:43 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:06:35 GMT
    Brazil's President Michel Temer is ending speculation that he might seek re-election despite dismal poll ratings.More >>
    Brazil's President Michel Temer is ending speculation that he might seek re-election despite dismal poll ratings.More >>
  • The Latest: FBI briefing on Russia probe set for Thursday

    The Latest: FBI briefing on Russia probe set for Thursday

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:52:46 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:55:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...
    President Donald Trump says it would be a "disgrace" to the country if it's shown that the FBI had 'spies in my campaign.More >>
    President Donald Trump says it would be a "disgrace" to the country if it's shown that the FBI had 'spies in my campaign.More >>
  • Lawmakers pick successor to disgraced attorney general

    Lawmakers pick successor to disgraced attorney general

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:12:44 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:55:01 GMT
    The New York state Legislature plans to hold a joint session to vote for the temporary successor to fill the attorney general's position left vacant when Erie Schneiderman resigned earlier this month.More >>
    The New York state Legislature plans to hold a joint session to vote for the temporary successor to fill the attorney general's position left vacant when Erie Schneiderman resigned earlier this month.More >>
  • Dems want to scrap tax cut for rich to fund teachers' raises

    Dems want to scrap tax cut for rich to fund teachers' raises

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:02:34 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:25:02 GMT
    Congressional Democrats want to give a big salary bump to teachers and pay for it by canceling the tax cut for the top 1 percent of earners.More >>
    Congressional Democrats want to give a big salary bump to teachers and pay for it by canceling the tax cut for the top 1 percent of earners.More >>
  • Officials: Special ops vet to be US commander in Afghanistan

    Officials: Special ops vet to be US commander in Afghanistan

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:22:49 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:24:36 GMT
    U.S. officials say a career special operations soldier has been chosen as the next commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan.More >>
    U.S. officials say a career special operations soldier has been chosen as the next commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan.More >>
  • Ohio State president seeks info about alleged misconduct

    Ohio State president seeks info about alleged misconduct

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:22:37 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:15:49 GMT
    The president of Ohio State University has asked alumni for help involving reports of alleged sexual misconduct by a former university doctor.More >>
    The president of Ohio State University has asked alumni for help involving reports of alleged sexual misconduct by a former university doctor.More >>
  • Pentagon report: Nukes are central to North Korea strategy

    Pentagon report: Nukes are central to North Korea strategy

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:32:51 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:44:46 GMT
    A Pentagon report to Congress says nuclear weapons are central to North Korea's strategic goal of ensuring the perpetual the rule of the Kim family dynasty.More >>
    A Pentagon report to Congress says nuclear weapons are central to North Korea's strategic goal of ensuring the perpetual the rule of the Kim family dynasty.More >>
  • Ryan vents frustration over GOP infighting over immigration

    Ryan vents frustration over GOP infighting over immigration

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:32 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:47:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. Leaders of warring House R...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. Leaders of warring House R...
    Some conservative House Republicans warn Ryan about allowing moderates to push through a bipartisan immigration bill without strong GOP support.More >>
    Some conservative House Republicans warn Ryan about allowing moderates to push through a bipartisan immigration bill without strong GOP support.More >>
  • Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to be webcast

    Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to be webcast

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-05-21 09:41:56 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:15:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE- In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may ha...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE- In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may ha...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have Tuesday's meeting with the leaders of the European parliament about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company open the public through web streaming.More >>
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have Tuesday's meeting with the leaders of the European parliament about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company open the public through web streaming.More >>
  • DHS secretary says she's unaware Russia wanted Trump to win

    DHS secretary says she's unaware Russia wanted Trump to win

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:04:14 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:06:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). From left, Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, attend a meeting with President Donald Trump and a group of governors in the Blue Room of the White House ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). From left, Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, attend a meeting with President Donald Trump and a group of governors in the Blue Room of the White House ...
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says she is unaware of intelligence concluding that Russia favored President Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.More >>
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says she is unaware of intelligence concluding that Russia favored President Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.More >>
  • Former Malaysian leader Najib grilled by anti-graft agency

    Former Malaysian leader Najib grilled by anti-graft agency

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:12:15 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:56:49 GMT
    Former Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the office of Malaysia's anti-graft agency for questioning over a corruption scandal that could lead to criminal charges against him.More >>
    Former Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the office of Malaysia's anti-graft agency for questioning over a corruption scandal that could lead to criminal charges against him.More >>
  • US hits 5 Iranians with sanctions for aiding Yemen rebels

    US hits 5 Iranians with sanctions for aiding Yemen rebels

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:32:44 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:24 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:24:50 GMT
    The Trump administration is ratcheting up pressure on Iran with new sanctions targeting five Iranians for supporting Shiite rebels in Yemen with missile expertise.More >>
    The Trump administration is ratcheting up pressure on Iran with new sanctions targeting five Iranians for supporting Shiite rebels in Yemen with missile expertise.More >>
  • Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuke site closing

    Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuke site closing

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:42:19 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:06:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/APTN, File). FILE- In this June 27, 2008 file image from TV, the demolition of the 60-foot-tall cooling tower at its main reactor complex in Yongbyon North Korea. Foreign journalists will get the chance to journey deep into the mountains of N...(AP Photo/APTN, File). FILE- In this June 27, 2008 file image from TV, the demolition of the 60-foot-tall cooling tower at its main reactor complex in Yongbyon North Korea. Foreign journalists will get the chance to journey deep into the mountains of N...
    Foreign journalists arrive in North Korea to cover the dismantling of the country's underground nuclear test site.More >>
    Foreign journalists arrive in North Korea to cover the dismantling of the country's underground nuclear test site.More >>
  • US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

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

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:21:07 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:42:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.
    United States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit but no numerical target set.More >>
    United States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit but no numerical target set.More >>
  • Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama

    Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:52:08 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:13:39 GMT
    The streaming service Netflix says Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal to produce films and series.More >>
    The streaming service Netflix says Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal to produce films and series.More >>
  • Ex-coal exec chases US Senate seat despite GOP primary loss

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

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:02:48 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:16:06 GMT
    Despite having lost the Republican primary, convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship says he's going to continue his bid for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate.More >>
    Despite having lost the Republican primary, convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship says he's going to continue his bid for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate.More >>
  • Trump administration slams Venezuela's election as a "sham"

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

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:12:19 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:03:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday...
    The Trump administration is dismissing Venezuela's presidential election as a "sham" and vowing to take quick action to ramp up economic and diplomatic pressure on President Nicolas Maduro's beleaguered government.More >>
    The Trump administration is dismissing Venezuela's presidential election as a "sham" and vowing to take quick action to ramp up economic and diplomatic pressure on President Nicolas Maduro's beleaguered government.More >>
  • Interior moves to lift restrictions on hunting bears, wolves

    Interior moves to lift restrictions on hunting bears, wolves

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:52:23 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:44 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:44:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File). FILE - In this July 4, 2013, file photo, a brown bear walks to a sandbar to eat a salmon it had just caught at Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska. The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obam...(AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File). FILE - In this July 4, 2013, file photo, a brown bear walks to a sandbar to eat a salmon it had just caught at Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska. The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obam...
    The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot mother bears and their cubs...More >>
    The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot mother bears and their cubs hibernating in dens.More >>
  • China sentences Tibetan activist to 5 years for separatism

    China sentences Tibetan activist to 5 years for separatism

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:12:36 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:53 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:53:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, an exile Tibetan wearing a mask in the likeness of 32-year-old Tashi Wangchuk, stands next to a screen projecting a New York Times video during a street protest demanding his rel...(AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, an exile Tibetan wearing a mask in the likeness of 32-year-old Tashi Wangchuk, stands next to a screen projecting a New York Times video during a street protest demanding his rel...
    China has sentenced a Tibetan language activist to five years in prison for inciting separatism after he appeared in a documentary video produced by The New York Times.More >>
    China has sentenced a Tibetan language activist to five years in prison for inciting separatism after he appeared in a documentary video produced by The New York Times.More >>
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