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  • EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps

    EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-04-26 04:53:54 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:52:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Protesters listen to speakers talk about EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and the state of the EPA during a protest by the American Federation of Government Employees union, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Protesters listen to speakers talk about EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and the state of the EPA during a protest by the American Federation of Government Employees union, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Washington.

    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to face questions about spending and ethics scandals that have triggered bipartisan...

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    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to face questions about spending and ethics scandals that have triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster.

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  • Lawyer: Trump ready for role in raids' evidence review

    Lawyer: Trump ready for role in raids' evidence review

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:08 AM EDT2018-04-26 04:08:37 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:52:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. A New York judge wants more information from prosecutors and lawyers for Pr...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. A New York judge wants more information from prosecutors and lawyers for Pr...
    A lawyer for Donald Trump says the president is ready to offer his opinion on what evidence seized from his personal attorney's home and office are protected by attorney-client privilege.More >>
    A lawyer for Donald Trump says the president is ready to offer his opinion on what evidence seized from his personal attorney's home and office are protected by attorney-client privilege.More >>
  • Senate committee poised for vote on bill to protect Mueller

    Senate committee poised for vote on bill to protect Mueller

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-04-26 04:28:40 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:52:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. Rep...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. Rep...

    Senate panel expected to vote on legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job, a bill that has split Republicans.

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    Senate panel expected to vote on legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job, a bill that has split Republicans.

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  • APNewsBreak: Feds' delays imperil migrant children

    APNewsBreak: Feds' delays imperil migrant children

    Thursday, April 26 2018 3:11 AM EDT2018-04-26 07:11:40 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:51 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:51:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2014, file photo, boys wait in line to make a phone call as they are joined by hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children that are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2014, file photo, boys wait in line to make a phone call as they are joined by hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children that are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs...
    A bipartisan Senate subcommittee has found that the government risks placing migrant children in the custody of human traffickers because federal agencies have delayed crucial reforms needed to keep the children safe.More >>
    A bipartisan Senate subcommittee has found that the government risks placing migrant children in the custody of human traffickers because federal agencies have delayed crucial reforms needed to keep the children safe.More >>
  • Geologists say N. Korea's nuclear test site likely collapsed

    Geologists say N. Korea's nuclear test site likely collapsed

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:28 PM EDT2018-04-26 01:28:35 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:51 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:51:41 GMT
    A study by Chinese geologists shows the mountain where North Korea has conducted five successive nuclear bomb tests has collapsed. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently announced an end to the nation’s nuclear testing. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)A study by Chinese geologists shows the mountain where North Korea has conducted five successive nuclear bomb tests has collapsed. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently announced an end to the nation’s nuclear testing. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
    A study by Chinese geologists shows the mountain where North Korea has conducted five successive nuclear bomb tests has collapsed. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently announced an end to the nation’s nuclear testing. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)A study by Chinese geologists shows the mountain where North Korea has conducted five successive nuclear bomb tests has collapsed. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently announced an end to the nation’s nuclear testing. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

    A study by Chinese geologists shows the mountain where North Korea has conducted five successive nuclear bomb tests has collapsed.

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    A study by Chinese geologists shows the mountain where North Korea has conducted five successive nuclear bomb tests has collapsed.

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  • Mission accomplished? Macron shines in US, troubled at home

    Mission accomplished? Macron shines in US, troubled at home

    Thursday, April 26 2018 3:28 AM EDT2018-04-26 07:28:38 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:51 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:51:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). French President Emmanuel Macron speaks to students at George Washington University, Wednesday April 25, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). French President Emmanuel Macron speaks to students at George Washington University, Wednesday April 25, 2018, in Washington.
    France's Emmanuel Macron has defended discussions with U.S. President Donald Trump for a new plan to curb Iranian nuclear weapons.More >>
    France's Emmanuel Macron has defended discussions with U.S. President Donald Trump for a new plan to curb Iranian nuclear weapons.More >>
  • Oh, Yeezus: Trump and Kanye West trade Twitter love

    Oh, Yeezus: Trump and Kanye West trade Twitter love

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-04-25 20:24:41 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:28 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:28:50 GMT
    Then President-elect Donald Trump and Kanye West pose for a picture in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)Then President-elect Donald Trump and Kanye West pose for a picture in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Oh, Yeezus: President Donald Trump tweets his thanks to Kanye West for his recent online support.

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    Oh, Yeezus: President Donald Trump tweets his thanks to Kanye West for his recent online support.

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  • Carson plan would raise rent for millions in public housing

    Carson plan would raise rent for millions in public housing

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-04-25 18:38:40 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:10 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:10:09 GMT

    Millions of families living in federally subsidized public housing would have to pay more for rent under a Trump administration proposal.

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    Millions of families living in federally subsidized public housing would have to pay more for rent under a Trump administration proposal.

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  • Macron resists Trump's 'America first' in speech to Congress

    Macron resists Trump's 'America first' in speech to Congress

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 11:30 AM EDT2018-04-25 15:30:41 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 6:42 AM EDT2018-04-26 10:42:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he is introduced before speaking to a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 25, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he is introduced before speaking to a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 25, 2018.
    French President Emmanuel Macron extolled the "special bond" between the United States and France during his speech in front of a joint meeting of Congress.More >>
    French President Emmanuel Macron extolled the "special bond" between the United States and France during his speech in front of a joint meeting of Congress.More >>
  • Trump's travel ban likely to be upheld, justices indicate

    Trump's travel ban likely to be upheld, justices indicate

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:49:52 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 6:42 AM EDT2018-04-26 10:42:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 23, 2018, photo, people wait in line outside the Supreme Court in Washington, to be in the gallery when the court hears arguments in on April 25, over President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from several mostl...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 23, 2018, photo, people wait in line outside the Supreme Court in Washington, to be in the gallery when the court hears arguments in on April 25, over President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from several mostl...

    The Supreme Court is saving one of its biggest cases for last, weighing President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries.

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    The Supreme Court is saving one of its biggest cases for last, weighing President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries.

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  • US officials slam Washington state nuke waste site problems

    US officials slam Washington state nuke waste site problems

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-04-25 18:18:25 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 4:59 AM EDT2018-04-26 08:59:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes, file). FILE - In this May 9, 2017, file photo, signs are posted near the entrance to the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Richland, Wash. Federal investigators say problems first identified six years ago continue to plague the mu...(AP Photo/Manuel Valdes, file). FILE - In this May 9, 2017, file photo, signs are posted near the entrance to the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Richland, Wash. Federal investigators say problems first identified six years ago continue to plague the mu...
    U.S. investigators say problems first identified six years ago at a Washington state site where deadly nuclear waste is treated continue to plague the multi-billion dollar plant.More >>
    U.S. investigators say problems first identified six years ago at a Washington state site where deadly nuclear waste is treated continue to plague the multi-billion dollar plant.More >>
  • Chemical weapons team gathers more samples from Syrian town

    Chemical weapons team gathers more samples from Syrian town

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:28 AM EDT2018-04-25 10:28:28 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 3:22 AM EDT2018-04-26 07:22:18 GMT
    The Russian military has indicated it will supply the Syrian government with a sophisticated air defense system, after condemning a missile attack launched by the U.S., Britain and France earlier this month.More >>
    The Russian military has indicated it will supply the Syrian government with a sophisticated air defense system, after condemning a missile attack launched by the U.S., Britain and France earlier this month.More >>
  • Trump lawyer says he'll plead the Fifth in porn actress case

    Trump lawyer says he'll plead the Fifth in porn actress case

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-04-25 23:08:55 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-04-26 06:42:07 GMT
    Michael Cohen appears in front of members of the media after a closed door meeting with the Senate Intelligence Committee last year. (Source: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Michael Cohen appears in front of members of the media after a closed door meeting with the Senate Intelligence Committee last year. (Source: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    President Donald Trump's personal attorney says he'll exercise his constitutional right against self-incrimination in a lawsuit brought by a porn actress who said she had an affair with Trump.

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    President Donald Trump's personal attorney says he'll exercise his constitutional right against self-incrimination in a lawsuit brought by a porn actress who said she had an affair with Trump.

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  • Facing Congress, EPA chief doesn't appear ready to apologize

    Facing Congress, EPA chief doesn't appear ready to apologize

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:08 PM EDT2018-04-25 18:08:26 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-04-26 06:32:48 GMT
    Republican senators say they want President Donald Trump's embattled environmental chief to address questions about ethics and spending decisions.More >>
    Republican senators say they want President Donald Trump's embattled environmental chief to address questions about ethics and spending decisions.More >>
  • Korean leaders seek to control optics at historic summit

    Korean leaders seek to control optics at historic summit

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:16 AM EDT2018-04-25 06:16:50 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 2:31 AM EDT2018-04-26 06:31:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File). FILE - In this March 7, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. Kim ...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File). FILE - In this March 7, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. Kim ...
    Kim Jong Un will be in unchartered territory when he crosses south of the border Friday, possibly on foot, and grasps the hand of South Korean President Moon Jae-in.More >>
    Kim Jong Un will be in unchartered territory when he crosses south of the border Friday, possibly on foot, and grasps the hand of South Korean President Moon Jae-in.More >>
  • Medicare will require hospitals to post prices online

    Medicare will require hospitals to post prices online

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:16:42 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-04-26 05:52:22 GMT
    Hospitals are required to disclose prices publicly, but the latest change would put that information online. (Source: Pixabay)Hospitals are required to disclose prices publicly, but the latest change would put that information online. (Source: Pixabay)

    Medicare will require hospitals to post prices online and make electronic medical records more readily available to patients.

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    Medicare will require hospitals to post prices online and make electronic medical records more readily available to patients.

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  • Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics

    Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:56 AM EDT2018-04-24 07:56:13 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-04-26 05:52:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kevin D. Liles, File). FILE - In this March 7, 2017, file photo, the CEO of a methadone clinic holds a 35 mg liquid dose of methadone in Rossville, Ga. The drug is the oldest and most effective of approved medications used to treat opioid add...(AP Photo/Kevin D. Liles, File). FILE - In this March 7, 2017, file photo, the CEO of a methadone clinic holds a 35 mg liquid dose of methadone in Rossville, Ga. The drug is the oldest and most effective of approved medications used to treat opioid add...
    Opioid overdoses killed 1,354 Americans ages 65 and older in 2016, but Medicare doesn't cover the oldest proven treatment for opioid addiction: methadone.More >>
    Opioid overdoses killed 1,354 Americans ages 65 and older in 2016, but Medicare doesn't cover the oldest proven treatment for opioid addiction: methadone.More >>
  • His nomination in peril, Jackson fights for VA post

    His nomination in peril, Jackson fights for VA post

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:55 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:55:44 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:51 AM EDT2018-04-26 05:51:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington. Now it’s Was...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington. Now it’s Was...
    Senators discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's...More >>
    Senators discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's second-largest department.More >>
  • House already threatened, could GOP also lose Senate grip?

    House already threatened, could GOP also lose Senate grip?

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:02 PM EDT2018-04-25 22:02:26 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-04-26 05:22:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Republican U.S. Congressional candidate Debbie Lesko, right, celebrates her win with former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at her home, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Peoria, Ariz. Lesko ran against Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni for ...(AP Photo/Matt York). Republican U.S. Congressional candidate Debbie Lesko, right, celebrates her win with former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at her home, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Peoria, Ariz. Lesko ran against Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni for ...
    A special House election in Arizona is the latest warning sign for Republicans going into the November vote.More >>
    A special House election in Arizona is the latest warning sign for Republicans going into the November vote.More >>
  • More allegations emerge on VA pick as nomination falters

    More allegations emerge on VA pick as nomination falters

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:47:07 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-04-26 04:40:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaves a Senate office building after meeting individually with some members of the committee that would vet...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaves a Senate office building after meeting individually with some members of the committee that would vet...
    Trump sends mixed signals about the future of his nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.More >>
    Trump sends mixed signals about the future of his nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.More >>
  • Comey says 'collusion is not a thing' and there is no 'deep state' at town hall

    Comey says 'collusion is not a thing' and there is no 'deep state' at town hall

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-04-26 02:27:22 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 11:30 PM EDT2018-04-26 03:30:50 GMT

    James Comey addressed a couple of fresh topics in a town hall event with CNN's Anderson Cooper in Virginia on Wednesday.

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    James Comey addressed a couple of fresh topics in a town hall event with CNN's Anderson Cooper in Virginia on Wednesday.

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  • The Latest: Ronny Jackson meets with White House press aides

    The Latest: Ronny Jackson meets with White House press aides

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:48 PM EDT2018-04-25 18:48:17 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-04-26 02:19:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaves a Senate office building after meeting individually with some members of the committee that would vet...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaves a Senate office building after meeting individually with some members of the committee that would vet...
    The White House is defending Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson, insisting the longtime White House doctor has been more thoroughly vetted than most nominees.More >>
    The White House is defending Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson, insisting the longtime White House doctor has been more thoroughly vetted than most nominees.More >>
  • The Latest: Red Cross flooded by missing requests in Syrian

    The Latest: Red Cross flooded by missing requests in Syrian

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-04-25 15:08:14 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-04-26 00:43:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). Front row, from left, Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono, Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coor...(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). Front row, from left, Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono, Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdag, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coor...
    The Latest: Syrian filmmaker says Russian state media have used images from the set of his 2016 movie to claim that video footage from an April 7 suspected poison gas attack in Syria was staged.More >>
    The Latest: Syrian filmmaker says Russian state media have used images from the set of his 2016 movie to claim that video footage from an April 7 suspected poison gas attack in Syria was staged.More >>
  • White House condemns ruling on Trump's 'Dreamers' program

    White House condemns ruling on Trump's 'Dreamers' program

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:29:19 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-04-25 22:51:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, demonstrators rally in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) outside the Capitol Washington. A federal judge has ruled against the Trump administration’s de...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, demonstrators rally in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) outside the Capitol Washington. A federal judge has ruled against the Trump administration’s de...
    A third judge has ruled against the Trump administration's plans to end the federal program that shields some young immigrants from deportation.More >>
    A third judge has ruled against the Trump administration's plans to end the federal program that shields some young immigrants from deportation.More >>
  • For Trump lookalike, crops mean more than social media fame

    For Trump lookalike, crops mean more than social media fame

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-04-25 17:19:12 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:48 PM EDT2018-04-25 22:48:24 GMT
    (Paula Vazquez via AP). Dolores Leis stands in a field on her farm in Galicia, in northern Spain, Thursday April 19, 2018. Leis, has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump. ...(Paula Vazquez via AP). Dolores Leis stands in a field on her farm in Galicia, in northern Spain, Thursday April 19, 2018. Leis, has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump. ...
    A woman in Spain has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump.More >>
    A woman in Spain has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Spies among 60 Russians expelled from U.S. last month

    Spies among 60 Russians expelled from U.S. last month

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-04-25 22:03:51 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:18 PM EDT2018-04-25 22:18:29 GMT
    The officials say in at least one instance, the suspected spies targeted someone who was part of a CIA program that gave new identities to resettled Russians.. (Source: WJLA/CNN)The officials say in at least one instance, the suspected spies targeted someone who was part of a CIA program that gave new identities to resettled Russians.. (Source: WJLA/CNN)

    The officials say in at least one instance, the suspected spies targeted someone who was part of a CIA program that gave new identities to resettled Russians.

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    The officials say in at least one instance, the suspected spies targeted someone who was part of a CIA program that gave new identities to resettled Russians.

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  • Lax vetting on Trump nominees begins to frustrate senators

    Lax vetting on Trump nominees begins to frustrate senators

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:47:40 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-04-25 21:00:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). CIA director Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan Pompeo arrive for a State Dinner with French President Emmanuel Macron and President Donald Trump at the White House, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). CIA director Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan Pompeo arrive for a State Dinner with French President Emmanuel Macron and President Donald Trump at the White House, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Washington.

    As President Donald Trump's pick to lead Veterans Affairs skids to a halt, senators from both parties are voicing frustration that the White House is skipping crucial vetting of nominees and leaving lawmakers to...

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    As President Donald Trump's pick to lead Veterans Affairs skids to a halt, senators from both parties are voicing frustration that the White House is skipping crucial vetting of nominees and leaving lawmakers to clean up the mess.

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  • Attorneys urge appeals court to block Iraqi deportations

    Attorneys urge appeals court to block Iraqi deportations

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-04-25 19:18:34 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-04-25 20:40:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo). American Civil Liberties Union attorney Lee Gelernt, left, and Margo Schlanger, professor of law at the University of Michigan Law School, center, and ACLU attorney Miriam Aukerman, right, speak to reporters outside the Potte...(AP Photo/John Minchillo). American Civil Liberties Union attorney Lee Gelernt, left, and Margo Schlanger, professor of law at the University of Michigan Law School, center, and ACLU attorney Miriam Aukerman, right, speak to reporters outside the Potte...
    Civil rights attorneys contended Wednesday that the Trump administration tried to rush deportations of Iraqis who faced torture, sexual slavery and even beheadings in their home country.More >>
    Civil rights attorneys contended Wednesday that the Trump administration tried to rush deportations of Iraqis who faced torture, sexual slavery and even beheadings in their home country.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump urges VA nominee to keep fighting

    The Latest: Trump urges VA nominee to keep fighting

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:46:17 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:21 PM EDT2018-04-25 20:21:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this April 16, 2018, photo, U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, M.D., sits with Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Veteran's Affairs Committee, before their meeting on Capitol Hilin Washington. Jackson is President D...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this April 16, 2018, photo, U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, M.D., sits with Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Veteran's Affairs Committee, before their meeting on Capitol Hilin Washington. Jackson is President D...

    The White House is standing behind Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be Veterans Affairs secretary amid growing questions about his qualifications.

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    The White House is standing behind Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be Veterans Affairs secretary amid growing questions about his qualifications.

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  • GOP unsettled by narrow win in US House race in Arizona

    GOP unsettled by narrow win in US House race in Arizona

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:27 AM EDT2018-04-25 06:27:25 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-04-25 19:21:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Republican U.S. Congressional candidate Debbie Lesko, right, celebrates her win with former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at her home, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Peoria, Ariz. Lesko ran against Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni for ...(AP Photo/Matt York). Republican U.S. Congressional candidate Debbie Lesko, right, celebrates her win with former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at her home, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Peoria, Ariz. Lesko ran against Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni for ...
    It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state's current and former governors, but the GOP held onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they would have never...More >>
    It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state's current and former governors, but the GOP held onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they would have never considered endangered in any other year.More >>
  • Michigan water activist, 6 others win environmental prize

    Michigan water activist, 6 others win environmental prize

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:25:23 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-04-25 19:03:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File). FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2016, file photo, Flint, Mich. resident LeeAnne Walters testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The woman who exposed the Flint, Michigan, lead disaster is among seven people around the world who ar...(AP Photo/Molly Riley, File). FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2016, file photo, Flint, Mich. resident LeeAnne Walters testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The woman who exposed the Flint, Michigan, lead disaster is among seven people around the world who ar...
    A woman who played a key role in exposing the lead-tainted water disaster in Flint, Michigan, is among seven people to win a Goldman Environmental Prize for grassroots environmental activism.More >>
    A woman who played a key role in exposing the lead-tainted water disaster in Flint, Michigan, is among seven people to win a Goldman Environmental Prize for grassroots environmental activism.More >>
  • EPA chief signs proposal limiting science used in decisions

    EPA chief signs proposal limiting science used in decisions

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:27:41 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-04-25 18:53:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the EPA in Washington. New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices i...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the EPA in Washington. New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices i...
    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has signed a proposed rule that would restrict the types of scientific studies regulators can use.More >>
    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has signed a proposed rule that would restrict the types of scientific studies regulators can use.More >>
  • Melania Trump takes her moment to sparkle in the spotlight

    Melania Trump takes her moment to sparkle in the spotlight

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-04-25 05:42:19 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-04-25 15:43:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron, pose for photographs as they arrive for a State Dinner at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron, pose for photographs as they arrive for a State Dinner at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    The state dinner at the White House was a big moment in fashion and in public life for first lady Melania Trump.More >>
    The state dinner at the White House was a big moment in fashion and in public life for first lady Melania Trump.More >>
  • Trump calls Kim open, honorable as summit planning goes on

    Trump calls Kim open, honorable as summit planning goes on

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:28 AM EDT2018-04-25 05:28:37 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:59 AM EDT2018-04-25 14:59:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron during their meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron during their meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    Trump sounds more optimistic about a summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, even calling the leader open and honorable.More >>
    Trump sounds more optimistic about a summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, even calling the leader open and honorable.More >>
  • Handshakes and kisses aside, some issues split Trump, Macron

    Handshakes and kisses aside, some issues split Trump, Macron

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-04-25 05:29:21 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-04-25 14:51:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron embrace at the conclusion of a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron embrace at the conclusion of a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    Trump and Macron's sunny friendship isn't outshining their differences on key issues.More >>
    Trump and Macron's sunny friendship isn't outshining their differences on key issues.More >>
  • Trump, Macron make a show as best buds but tussle over Iran

    Trump, Macron make a show as best buds but tussle over Iran

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:58:44 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-04-25 13:31:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron pose for a photo in front of Mount Vernon, the home of President George Washington, in Mount Vernon, Va., Monday, Ap...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron pose for a photo in front of Mount Vernon, the home of President George Washington, in Mount Vernon, Va., Monday, Ap...
    A sit-down between President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron followed by a joint news conference highlight the business portion of the French leader's second day in Washington.More >>
    A sit-down between President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron followed by a joint news conference highlight the business portion of the French leader's second day in Washington.More >>
  • Q&A: How walkout by Arizona teachers is expected to play out

    Q&A: How walkout by Arizona teachers is expected to play out

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:36:59 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-04-25 13:13:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Stefanie Lowe, a teacher at Tuscano Elementary School, smiles as she joins other teachers, parents and students as they stage a "walk-in" for higher pay and school funding in...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Stefanie Lowe, a teacher at Tuscano Elementary School, smiles as she joins other teachers, parents and students as they stage a "walk-in" for higher pay and school funding in...
    Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to walk off the job this week to demand more funding for public education.More >>
    Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to walk off the job this week to demand more funding for public education.More >>
  • EPA security chief also worked for owner of tabloid company

    EPA security chief also worked for owner of tabloid company

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-04-24 17:10:27 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:00 AM EDT2018-04-25 13:00:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the EPA in Washington. New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices i...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the EPA in Washington. New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices i...
    Democratic lawmakers say Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's security chief has been operating an outside consulting firm without proper approval from ethics officials.More >>
    Democratic lawmakers say Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's security chief has been operating an outside consulting firm without proper approval from ethics officials.More >>
  • California university won't punish professor who jeered Bush

    California university won't punish professor who jeered Bush

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-04-25 02:27:20 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:35 AM EDT2018-04-25 12:35:13 GMT
    Jarrar doubled down on her position in later tweets and even boasted "I will never be fired." (Source: @RandaJarrar/Twitter) Jarrar doubled down on her position in later tweets and even boasted "I will never be fired." (Source: @RandaJarrar/Twitter)Jarrar doubled down on her position in later tweets and even boasted "I will never be fired." (Source: @RandaJarrar/Twitter) Jarrar doubled down on her position in later tweets and even boasted "I will never be fired." (Source: @RandaJarrar/Twitter)

    A California State University, Fresno professor who called Barbara Bush "an amazing racist" and cheered her death won't be punished.

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    A California State University, Fresno professor who called Barbara Bush "an amazing racist" and cheered her death won't be punished.

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  • Senate confirms new director of National Security Agency

    Senate confirms new director of National Security Agency

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:46:38 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:06 AM EDT2018-04-25 12:06:14 GMT
    Senate votes to confirm Paul Nakasone to lead National Security Agency, US Cyber Command.More >>
    Senate votes to confirm Paul Nakasone to lead National Security Agency, US Cyber Command.More >>
  • Arizona lawmakers haggle over funding before teacher strike

    Arizona lawmakers haggle over funding before teacher strike

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:49:58 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 7:54 AM EDT2018-04-25 11:54:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York, File). File - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, teachers at Humphrey Elementary school participate in a state-wide walk-in prior to classes in Chandler, Ariz. Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to walk off the job th...(AP Photo/Matt York, File). File - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, teachers at Humphrey Elementary school participate in a state-wide walk-in prior to classes in Chandler, Ariz. Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to walk off the job th...
    Arizona policymakers have not agreed on how to increase teacher pay or education funding ahead of a statewide walkout this week.More >>
    Arizona policymakers have not agreed on how to increase teacher pay or education funding ahead of a statewide walkout this week.More >>
  • Australia says admiral will be next US ambassador to Seoul

    Australia says admiral will be next US ambassador to Seoul

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-04-25 00:56:51 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:49 AM EDT2018-04-25 10:49:38 GMT
    The Australian foreign minister says Adm. Harry Harris will become the next U.S. ambassador to South Korea instead of Australia.More >>
    The Australian foreign minister says Adm. Harry Harris will become the next U.S. ambassador to South Korea instead of Australia.More >>
  • First lady steps into spotlight for state visit with France

    First lady steps into spotlight for state visit with France

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-04-24 21:37:00 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:19 AM EDT2018-04-25 10:19:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and his wife Brigitte Macron, left, watch as President Donald Trump kisses first lady Melania Trump during a State Arrival Ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, T...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and his wife Brigitte Macron, left, watch as President Donald Trump kisses first lady Melania Trump during a State Arrival Ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, T...
    Melania Trump is embracing her moment in the spotlight for the French president's state visit.More >>
    Melania Trump is embracing her moment in the spotlight for the French president's state visit.More >>
  • Trump says Mnuchin will travel to China amid trade dispute

    Trump says Mnuchin will travel to China amid trade dispute

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:06 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:06:37 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:48 AM EDT2018-04-25 08:48:42 GMT
    President Donald Trump says Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will soon travel to China for talks as the two global economic powers deal with trade tensions.More >>
    President Donald Trump says Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will soon travel to China for talks as the two global economic powers deal with trade tensions.More >>
  • Trump backtracks on Syria after talks with French leader

    Trump backtracks on Syria after talks with French leader

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-04-24 21:56:43 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:33 AM EDT2018-04-25 07:33:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Washington.
    One month ago President Donald Trump surprised many by announcing the U.S. would withdraw from Syria soon, but after talks with France's president he appears to have changed his mind.More >>
    One month ago President Donald Trump surprised many by announcing the U.S. would withdraw from Syria soon, but after talks with France's president he appears to have changed his mind.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump, Macron toast to US-France friendship

    The Latest: Trump, Macron toast to US-France friendship

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:40:06 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:28 AM EDT2018-04-25 07:28:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). The State Dining Room at the White House is set for the first State Dinner that President Donald Trump will host as president with French President Emmanuel Macron in Washington, Monday, April 23, 2018. The State Dinner ...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). The State Dining Room at the White House is set for the first State Dinner that President Donald Trump will host as president with French President Emmanuel Macron in Washington, Monday, April 23, 2018. The State Dinner ...
    The White House has some extra help in the kitchen for the state dinner honoring the president of France.More >>
    The White House has some extra help in the kitchen for the state dinner honoring the president of France.More >>
  • Trump, top Iran diplomat trade threats as US decision nears

    Trump, top Iran diplomat trade threats as US decision nears

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-04-24 18:17:08 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:18 AM EDT2018-04-25 07:18:58 GMT
    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine talks with North Korea. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine talks with North Korea. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine talks with North Korea by proving that America reneges on its promises.

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    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine talks with North Korea by proving that America reneges on its promises.

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  • Iranian official puts Trump on notice about nuclear deal

    Iranian official puts Trump on notice about nuclear deal

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:29:33 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-04-25 06:32:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew). Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine ta...(AP Photo/Richard Drew). Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine ta...
    Iran's foreign minister: If US pulls out of the multinational nuclear deal, it's likely Iran will, too.More >>
    Iran's foreign minister: If US pulls out of the multinational nuclear deal, it's likely Iran will, too.More >>
  • Mystery grows over pro-Saudi tabloid: Embassy got sneak peek

    Mystery grows over pro-Saudi tabloid: Embassy got sneak peek

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:06:01 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-04-25 06:30:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. David Ake). A glossy magazine about Saudi Arabia is photographed in Washington, Monday April 23, 2018. The mystery behind the origins of a the pro-Saudi magazine that showed up on U.S. newsstands is growing amid revelations that the Saudi ...(AP Photo/J. David Ake). A glossy magazine about Saudi Arabia is photographed in Washington, Monday April 23, 2018. The mystery behind the origins of a the pro-Saudi magazine that showed up on U.S. newsstands is growing amid revelations that the Saudi ...
    The mystery behind the origins of a fawning pro-Saudi magazine that laid down a red carpet for Crown Prince Mohammed's visit.More >>
    The mystery behind the origins of a fawning pro-Saudi magazine that laid down a red carpet for Crown Prince Mohammed's visit.More >>
  • Republican wins US House race in Arizona GOP stronghold

    Republican wins US House race in Arizona GOP stronghold

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:17 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:17:32 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-04-25 06:22:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, former Arizona state Sen. Debbie Lesko speaks with a constituent during the meeting of the state committee of the Arizona Republican Party in Phoenix. Lesko is running against Hiral ...(AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, former Arizona state Sen. Debbie Lesko speaks with a constituent during the meeting of the state committee of the Arizona Republican Party in Phoenix. Lesko is running against Hiral ...
    A Democratic newcomer is looking to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat in Arizona that has been held by Republicans since the early 1980s.More >>
    A Democratic newcomer is looking to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat in Arizona that has been held by Republicans since the early 1980s.More >>
  • In big shift, Trump assesses Kim Jong Un as 'very honorable'

    In big shift, Trump assesses Kim Jong Un as 'very honorable'

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:45:55 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-04-25 05:42:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron during their meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron during their meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    President Donald Trump says North Korea wants to hold a high-stakes meeting "as soon as possible" and he is praising Kim Jong Un as "very open" and "very honorable.".More >>
    President Donald Trump says North Korea wants to hold a high-stakes meeting "as soon as possible" and he is praising Kim Jong Un as "very open" and "very honorable.".More >>
  • Cheese puffs? Iran says Haley showed fabricated Houthi proof

    Cheese puffs? Iran says Haley showed fabricated Houthi proof

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:20 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:20:34 GMT
    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:52:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew). Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine ta...(AP Photo/Richard Drew). Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine ta...
    Iran's top diplomat accuses Haley of showing fabricated evidence that Yemen's Houthis got missiles from Iran.More >>
    Iran's top diplomat accuses Haley of showing fabricated evidence that Yemen's Houthis got missiles from Iran.More >>
  • DACA largely restored with federal ruling, but decision stayed 90 days

    DACA largely restored with federal ruling, but decision stayed 90 days

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:36 PM EDT2018-04-25 02:36:09 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:38 PM EDT2018-04-25 03:38:35 GMT

    The judge, John Bates, wrote in his judgment that the government's cancellation of DACA was “arbitrary and capricious.” 

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    The judge, John Bates, wrote in his judgment that the government's cancellation of DACA was “arbitrary and capricious.” 

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  • Melania Trump, Brigitte Macron visit National Gallery of Art

    Melania Trump, Brigitte Macron visit National Gallery of Art

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:06:24 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:58:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). First lady Melania Trump, right and Brigitte Macron tour the National Gallery of Art, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). First lady Melania Trump, right and Brigitte Macron tour the National Gallery of Art, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in Washington.
    The first ladies of the U.S. and France have ditched the White House for the nearby National Gallery of Art to see the works of Paul Cezanne.More >>
    The first ladies of the U.S. and France have ditched the White House for the nearby National Gallery of Art to see the works of Paul Cezanne.More >>
  • Study: California gun deaths declined between 2000 and 2015

    Study: California gun deaths declined between 2000 and 2015

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-04-24 21:36:39 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:57 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:57:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this March 9, 2017 file photo, Dr. Garen Wintemute, an emergency room physician at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center, shows the website of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, on a ...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this March 9, 2017 file photo, Dr. Garen Wintemute, an emergency room physician at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center, shows the website of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, on a ...
    A new scientific study shows that gun deaths have fallen in California over a 16-year period ending in 2015.More >>
    A new scientific study shows that gun deaths have fallen in California over a 16-year period ending in 2015.More >>
  • Senate leaders hope to end take-it-or-leave-it budget votes

    Senate leaders hope to end take-it-or-leave-it budget votes

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:30:55 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:22:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined from left by, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks with reporters following a closed-door strategy sess...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined from left by, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks with reporters following a closed-door strategy sess...
    The Senate's GOP and Democratic leaders can't agree on much, but they both say they want to avoid the annual take-it-or-leave-it vote on a foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus catchall spending bill.More >>
    The Senate's GOP and Democratic leaders can't agree on much, but they both say they want to avoid the annual take-it-or-leave-it vote on a foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus catchall spending bill.More >>
  • Senate votes to confirm Trump nominee for US appeals court

    Senate votes to confirm Trump nominee for US appeals court

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:27:34 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:21 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:21:26 GMT
    The Senate has voted to confirm one of President Donald Trump's nominees to serve on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans.More >>
    The Senate has voted to confirm one of President Donald Trump's nominees to serve on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans.More >>
  • Arizona governor pushes for teacher pay deal as strike looms

    Arizona governor pushes for teacher pay deal as strike looms

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:55:31 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:25:17 GMT
    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is pushing lawmakers to approve big teacher raises as school districts make plans to close if educators who call his proposal insufficient launch the first-ever statewide strike this week.More >>
    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is pushing lawmakers to approve big teacher raises as school districts make plans to close if educators who call his proposal insufficient launch the first-ever statewide strike this week.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Candidate refunds illegal EMILY's List donation

    APNewsBreak: Candidate refunds illegal EMILY's List donation

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:36:48 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-04-24 21:21:05 GMT
    A Democratic candidate for Iowa Secretary of State is refunding a contribution from a national political group after learning it was mistakenly given and accepted in violation of Iowa law.More >>
    A Democratic candidate for Iowa Secretary of State is refunding a contribution from a national political group after learning it was mistakenly given and accepted in violation of Iowa law.More >>
  • Spokesman: George HW Bush "responding and recovering"

    Spokesman: George HW Bush "responding and recovering"

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:35:44 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:01:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip ). Former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip ). Former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.
    A spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush is eager to get well so he can get to his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine.More >>
    A spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush is eager to get well so he can get to his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine.More >>
  • It's time for Trump's doctor to be examined, for VA chief

    It's time for Trump's doctor to be examined, for VA chief

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-04-23 05:05:12 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:49 PM EDT2018-04-24 18:49:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, White House physician and nominee for Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. Ronny Jackson arrives at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washi...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, White House physician and nominee for Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. Ronny Jackson arrives at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washi...
    Now it's Washington's turn to examine White House physician Ronny Jackson. The doctor to Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama and now Donald Trump is an Iraq War veteran nominated to head the Veterans Affairs...More >>
    Now it's Washington's turn to examine White House physician Ronny Jackson. The doctor to Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama and now Donald Trump is an Iraq War veteran nominated to head the Veterans Affairs Department.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump softens tone on Syria withdrawal

    The Latest: Trump softens tone on Syria withdrawal

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:33:01 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-04-24 18:21:25 GMT
    President Donald Trump is welcoming French President Emmanuel Macron to the White House in a formal arrival ceremony.More >>
    President Donald Trump is welcoming French President Emmanuel Macron to the White House in a formal arrival ceremony.More >>
  • Trump's tariffs risk jobs and profits in working-class areas

    Trump's tariffs risk jobs and profits in working-class areas

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:55:52 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:38:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Loren Elliott). Jose Mata grinds a steel pipe at the Borusan Mannesmann plant in Baytown, Texas, Monday, April 23, 2018. President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in worki...(AP Photo/Loren Elliott). Jose Mata grinds a steel pipe at the Borusan Mannesmann plant in Baytown, Texas, Monday, April 23, 2018. President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in worki...
    President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in working-class communities where his "America First" agenda hit home with American voters.More >>
    President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in working-class communities where his "America First" agenda hit home with American voters.More >>
  • Calif. Democrats vying for US House may crowd each other out

    Calif. Democrats vying for US House may crowd each other out

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:49 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:49:00 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:12:06 GMT
    (Angel De Leon/Cisneros for Congress via AP). This January 2018 photo provided by the Gil Cisneros for Congress campaign shows Gil Cisneros in Santa Ana, Calif. He is one of a number of Democrats running for California'a 39th Congressional District seat.(Angel De Leon/Cisneros for Congress via AP). This January 2018 photo provided by the Gil Cisneros for Congress campaign shows Gil Cisneros in Santa Ana, Calif. He is one of a number of Democrats running for California'a 39th Congressional District seat.
    California Democrats worry their packed fields of candidates in several U.S. House races could hurt them in the state's top-two primary system.More >>
    California Democrats worry their packed fields of candidates in several U.S. House races could hurt them in the state's top-two primary system.More >>
  • After close vote, panel sends Pompeo nomination to Senate

    After close vote, panel sends Pompeo nomination to Senate

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:59 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:59:08 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:22:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). From left, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., the ranking member, and Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., confer before the vote on President Donald Trump's nominee for se...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). From left, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., the ranking member, and Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., confer before the vote on President Donald Trump's nominee for se...
    A close committee vote on CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination as secretary of state is sending a warning to the White House as other Trump administration nominees face the possibility of stiff resistance.More >>
    A close committee vote on CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination as secretary of state is sending a warning to the White House as other Trump administration nominees face the possibility of stiff resistance.More >>
  • North Korea's Kim meets Chinese envoy after deadly bus crash

    North Korea's Kim meets Chinese envoy after deadly bus crash

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:46 PM EDT2018-04-24 01:46:01 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:57 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:57:07 GMT
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this Monday, April 23, 2018, photo provided Tuesday, April 24, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, meets China's ambassador to North Korea Li Jinjun, se...(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this Monday, April 23, 2018, photo provided Tuesday, April 24, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, meets China's ambassador to North Korea Li Jinjun, se...
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met with China's ambassador at a hospital where Chinese tourists were being treated after a deadly bus crash.More >>
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met with China's ambassador at a hospital where Chinese tourists were being treated after a deadly bus crash.More >>
  • Koch network success in Trump era draws Democratic pushback

    Koch network success in Trump era draws Democratic pushback

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:25 AM EDT2018-04-23 08:25:34 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:36 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:36:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File). FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013, file photo, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Chairman David Koch speaks in Orlando, Fla. A sure sign of policy success for the sprawling conservative network funded by the billionair...(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File). FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013, file photo, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Chairman David Koch speaks in Orlando, Fla. A sure sign of policy success for the sprawling conservative network funded by the billionair...
    The sprawling conservative network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is having a very good run with Trump in the White House and Republican control of Congress, prompting pushback from Democrats.More >>
    The sprawling conservative network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is having a very good run with Trump in the White House and Republican control of Congress, prompting pushback from Democrats.More >>
  • Report: Hannity gained HUD help on multimillion property deals

    Report: Hannity gained HUD help on multimillion property deals

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:01:50 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:16 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:16:41 GMT
    Sean Hannity's real estate deals came to light after Hannity was revealed as a client of Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal lawyer. (Source: Twitter/Sean Hannity/CNN)Sean Hannity's real estate deals came to light after Hannity was revealed as a client of Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal lawyer. (Source: Twitter/Sean Hannity/CNN)

    The homes range from mansions to low-income housing and were reportedly all purchased under the names of shell companies, concealing Hannity's ownership.

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    The homes range from mansions to low-income housing and were reportedly all purchased under the names of shell companies, concealing Hannity's ownership.

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  • Should Memphis secede from TN? Some officials say yes

    Should Memphis secede from TN? Some officials say yes

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:49 AM EDT2018-04-24 09:49:35 GMT
    (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)

    Could Memphis make it as its own state? That's the idea some local politicians are floating after a contentious couple of weeks with lawmakers in Nashville. 

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    Could Memphis make it as its own state? That's the idea some local politicians are floating after a contentious couple of weeks with lawmakers in Nashville. 

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  • DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

    DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:43:53 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-04-24 08:52:23 GMT
    The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)
    The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)

    The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers.

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    The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers.

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  • US won't ease sanctions without action by NKorea on nukes

    US won't ease sanctions without action by NKorea on nukes

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:25 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:25:31 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:09 AM EDT2018-04-24 08:09:16 GMT
    The White House says North Korea won't get relief from sanctions until it takes "concrete action" toward denuclearization.More >>
    The White House says North Korea won't get relief from sanctions until it takes "concrete action" toward denuclearization.More >>
  • Lawmakers: EPA analysis said Pruitt bug sweep was inadequate

    Lawmakers: EPA analysis said Pruitt bug sweep was inadequate

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:45:26 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:49 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:49:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the EPA in Washington. New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices i...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the EPA in Washington. New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices i...
    New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices in Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's office was shoddy and wasn't properly certified under U.S. government practices.More >>
    New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices in Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's office was shoddy and wasn't properly certified under U.S. government practices.More >>
  • Arizona Senate can't change rules for replacing McCain

    Arizona Senate can't change rules for replacing McCain

    Monday, April 23 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-04-24 00:27:07 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:29 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:29:55 GMT
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Republicans who control the Arizona Senate were prevented from ensuring that ailing Sen. John McCain's seat isn't on the November ballot if he leaves office.

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    Republicans who control the Arizona Senate were prevented from ensuring that ailing Sen. John McCain's seat isn't on the November ballot if he leaves office.

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  • Former President George H.W. Bush in ICU at Houston hospital

    Former President George H.W. Bush in ICU at Houston hospital

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:52:47 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:55 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:55:32 GMT
    Former President George H. W. Bush was hospitalized Wednesday, but his condition has steadily improved. (Source: CNN)Former President George H. W. Bush was hospitalized Wednesday, but his condition has steadily improved. (Source: CNN)

    Bush, 93, lost his wife Barbara just last week. The couple was married for 73 years, longer than any other president and first lady in history. 

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    Bush, 93, lost his wife Barbara just last week. The couple was married for 73 years, longer than any other president and first lady in history. 

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  • Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing

    Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-04-24 03:35:40 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:49 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:49:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington. Now it’s Was...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington. Now it’s Was...

    Senators discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's...

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    Senators discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's second-largest department.

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  • Pompeo nomination narrowly clears panel, goes to full Senate

    Pompeo nomination narrowly clears panel, goes to full Senate

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-04-23 05:05:19 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:17 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:17:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). In this April 12, 2018, photo, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Trump’s nominee for secreta...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). In this April 12, 2018, photo, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Trump’s nominee for secreta...
    Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend his confirmation.More >>
    Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend his confirmation.More >>
  • The Latest: Panel approves Pompeo for secretary of state

    The Latest: Panel approves Pompeo for secretary of state

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-04-23 13:45:53 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:10:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). In this April 12, 2018, photo, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Trump’s nominee for secreta...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). In this April 12, 2018, photo, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Trump’s nominee for secreta...
    President Donald Trump is attacking Democrats as he seeks Senate confirmation of Mike Pompeo as secretary of State.More >>
    President Donald Trump is attacking Democrats as he seeks Senate confirmation of Mike Pompeo as secretary of State.More >>
  • Effort in Oregon county would ban enforcing gun control laws

    Effort in Oregon county would ban enforcing gun control laws

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:07:08 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:10:32 GMT
    Some residents of an Oregon county are asking voters to sign a petition that would put a measure on the ballot barring local officials from enforcing any gun control law.More >>
    Some residents of an Oregon county are asking voters to sign a petition that would put a measure on the ballot barring local officials from enforcing any gun control law.More >>
  • No typical double date: Trumps, Macrons dine at Mount Vernon

    No typical double date: Trumps, Macrons dine at Mount Vernon

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:26:20 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:10:29 GMT
    Melania Trump is serving rack of lamb and nectarine tart at Tuesday's White House state dinner for President Emmanuel Macron of France.More >>
    Melania Trump is serving rack of lamb and nectarine tart at Tuesday's White House state dinner for President Emmanuel Macron of France.More >>
  • The Latest: US offers condolences over Toronto van rampage

    The Latest: US offers condolences over Toronto van rampage

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:06 PM EDT2018-04-24 02:06:07 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:09:04 GMT
    (Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). A injured person is put into the back of an ambulance in Toronto after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into a crowd  of pedestrians on Monday, April 23, 2018. The van apparently jumped a curb Monday i...(Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). A injured person is put into the back of an ambulance in Toronto after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into a crowd of pedestrians on Monday, April 23, 2018. The van apparently jumped a curb Monday i...
    Toronto's police chief says an incident in which a rented van smashed into pedestrians appeared to have been deliberate.More >>
    Toronto's police chief says an incident in which a rented van smashed into pedestrians appeared to have been deliberate.More >>
  • S.Korea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with North

    S.Korea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with North

    Sunday, April 22 2018 10:04 PM EDT2018-04-23 02:04:59 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:38:13 GMT
    South Korea says it has halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts on the border ahead of inter-Korean talks this week.More >>
    South Korea says it has halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts on the border ahead of inter-Korean talks this week.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump, Macron return to White House after dinner

    The Latest: Trump, Macron return to White House after dinner

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:25 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:25:27 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 10:28 PM EDT2018-04-24 02:28:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). French President Emmanuel Macron speaksa on arrival at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday April 23, 2018, outside of Washington. President Trump, celebrating nearly 250 years of U.S.-French relations, will be hosting Macro...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). French President Emmanuel Macron speaksa on arrival at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday April 23, 2018, outside of Washington. President Trump, celebrating nearly 250 years of U.S.-French relations, will be hosting Macro...
    French President Emmanuel Macron is taking a stroll around the White House before he is set to kick off his state visit to Washington with President Donald Trump Monday evening.More >>
    French President Emmanuel Macron is taking a stroll around the White House before he is set to kick off his state visit to Washington with President Donald Trump Monday evening.More >>
  • Senators cling to a fading custom Trump's Washington

    Senators cling to a fading custom Trump's Washington

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:15:32 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:19:29 GMT
    As civility fades in Trump's Washington, will senators cling to tradition and go easy on fellow senators?.More >>
    As civility fades in Trump's Washington, will senators cling to tradition and go easy on fellow senators?.More >>
  • The Latest: White House spokeswoman can relate to Kate

    The Latest: White House spokeswoman can relate to Kate

    Monday, April 23 2018 8:25 AM EDT2018-04-23 12:25:48 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:59:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Royal fans John Loughrey, right, and Terry Hutt pose for a photo opposite the Lindo wing at St Mary's Hospital in London London, Monday, April 23, 2018. Kensington Palace says Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambri...(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Royal fans John Loughrey, right, and Terry Hutt pose for a photo opposite the Lindo wing at St Mary's Hospital in London London, Monday, April 23, 2018. Kensington Palace says Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambri...
    Kensington Palace says the Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to her third child, a boy weighing 8 pounds, 7 ounces (3.8 kilograms).More >>
    Kensington Palace says the Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to her third child, a boy weighing 8 pounds, 7 ounces (3.8 kilograms).More >>
  • Group blames Trump for jump in attacks on US Muslims

    Group blames Trump for jump in attacks on US Muslims

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:06:01 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:40:27 GMT
    A Muslim civil rights group is blasting President Donald Trump and his administration, saying his words and policies led to a sharp increase in attacks and bias against Muslims in 2017.More >>
    A Muslim civil rights group is blasting President Donald Trump and his administration, saying his words and policies led to a sharp increase in attacks and bias against Muslims in 2017.More >>
  • Clinton: Free press is under 'open assault' in Trump era

    Clinton: Free press is under 'open assault' in Trump era

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-04-23 15:05:19 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:37:03 GMT
    Hillary Clinton said press rights and free speech are under 'open assault' in Donald Trump's administration, likening it to an authoritarian regime.More >>
    Hillary Clinton said press rights and free speech are under 'open assault' in Donald Trump's administration, likening it to an authoritarian regime.More >>
  • EU trade chief says Merkel, Macron will push Trump on steel

    EU trade chief says Merkel, Macron will push Trump on steel

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:45 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:45:15 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:36:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, April 23, 2018. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and...(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, April 23, 2018. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and...
    The EU trade chief says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron will press Trump this week to exempt the 28-member bloc permanently from planned U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs.More >>
    The EU trade chief says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron will press Trump this week to exempt the 28-member bloc permanently from planned U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs.More >>
  • Travel ban case is justices' first dive into Trump policy

    Travel ban case is justices' first dive into Trump policy

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:55:02 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:51:29 GMT
    Supreme Court justices' first deep dive into a Trump administration policy comes in a dispute over the administration's ban on travel from some countries with majority Muslim populations.More >>
    Supreme Court justices' first deep dive into a Trump administration policy comes in a dispute over the administration's ban on travel from some countries with majority Muslim populations.More >>
  • HRW: 'Men only' job ads show ongoing discrimination in China

    HRW: 'Men only' job ads show ongoing discrimination in China

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:45 AM EDT2018-04-23 07:45:10 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 7:29 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:29:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). In this Nov. 28, 2017, photo, Chinese women look out of a window of a crowded bus traveling from the outskirts of the capital city during the morning rush hour, in Beijing. Human Rights Watch released the report on Monday, April 2...(AP Photo/Andy Wong). In this Nov. 28, 2017, photo, Chinese women look out of a window of a crowded bus traveling from the outskirts of the capital city during the morning rush hour, in Beijing. Human Rights Watch released the report on Monday, April 2...
    A human rights group says gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese work force, with many hiring advertisements openly calling only for male applicants.More >>
    A human rights group says gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese work force, with many hiring advertisements openly calling only for male applicants.More >>
  • Mexico holds its first presidential debate for July election

    Mexico holds its first presidential debate for July election

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:25:34 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 5:18 AM EDT2018-04-23 09:18:36 GMT
    (AP Photo / Marco Ugarte). The President of the National Electoral Institute, INE, Lorenzo Cordova Vianello speaks to the press before, the first of three debates among its presidential candidates in Mexico City, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Mexico will hol...(AP Photo / Marco Ugarte). The President of the National Electoral Institute, INE, Lorenzo Cordova Vianello speaks to the press before, the first of three debates among its presidential candidates in Mexico City, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Mexico will hol...
    The first of Mexico's presidential debates has opened with fire, with front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defending the idea of an amnesty to fight drug violence and reviving his 2006 campaign slogan of "the...More >>
    The first of Mexico's presidential debates has opened with fire, with front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defending the idea of an amnesty to fight drug violence and reviving his 2006 campaign slogan of "the poor come first.".More >>
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  • Lawyer: Trump ready for role in raids' evidence review

    Lawyer: Trump ready for role in raids' evidence review

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:08 AM EDT2018-04-26 04:08:37 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:52:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. A New York judge wants more information from prosecutors and lawyers for Pr...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. A New York judge wants more information from prosecutors and lawyers for Pr...
    A lawyer for Donald Trump says the president is ready to offer his opinion on what evidence seized from his personal attorney's home and office are protected by attorney-client privilege.More >>
    A lawyer for Donald Trump says the president is ready to offer his opinion on what evidence seized from his personal attorney's home and office are protected by attorney-client privilege.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Feds' delays imperil migrant children

    APNewsBreak: Feds' delays imperil migrant children

    Thursday, April 26 2018 3:11 AM EDT2018-04-26 07:11:40 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:51 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:51:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2014, file photo, boys wait in line to make a phone call as they are joined by hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children that are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2014, file photo, boys wait in line to make a phone call as they are joined by hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children that are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs...
    A bipartisan Senate subcommittee has found that the government risks placing migrant children in the custody of human traffickers because federal agencies have delayed crucial reforms needed to keep the children safe.More >>
    A bipartisan Senate subcommittee has found that the government risks placing migrant children in the custody of human traffickers because federal agencies have delayed crucial reforms needed to keep the children safe.More >>
  • Genetic sleuthing bolsters food poisoning searches

    Genetic sleuthing bolsters food poisoning searches

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-04-26 05:09:48 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:50 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:50:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda). In this April 12, 2018 photo, scientist Karen Xavier holds a petri dish containing a stool sample of small bacteria colonies in Denver. DNA from samples like these are extracted and sequenced to help health investigators mo...(AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda). In this April 12, 2018 photo, scientist Karen Xavier holds a petri dish containing a stool sample of small bacteria colonies in Denver. DNA from samples like these are extracted and sequenced to help health investigators mo...
    A new technique that relies on genetics is revolutionizing food poisoning investigation and identifying common causes in scattered and seemingly unrelated illnesses.More >>
    A new technique that relies on genetics is revolutionizing food poisoning investigation and identifying common causes in scattered and seemingly unrelated illnesses.More >>
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