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  • Texas shooting renews debate about American school design

    Texas shooting renews debate about American school design

    Saturday, May 19 2018 3:40 PM EDT2018-05-19 19:40:57 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:13 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:13:13 GMT
    ( Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP). Law enforcement officers respond to Santa Fe High School after an active shooter was reported on campus, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas.( Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP). Law enforcement officers respond to Santa Fe High School after an active shooter was reported on campus, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas.
    Texas shooting renews debate about whether school designs make them easy targets.More >>
    Texas shooting renews debate about whether school designs make them easy targets.More >>
  • Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

    Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 00:11:31 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:12:36 GMT
    Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller.More >>
    Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller.More >>
  • US, China agree to cut American trade deficit

    US, China agree to cut American trade deficit

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:21:07 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:12:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.
    United States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit but no numerical target set.More >>
    United States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit but no numerical target set.More >>
  • Trump catches Wilkie off-guard with VA secretary nomination

    Trump catches Wilkie off-guard with VA secretary nomination

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:22:34 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-05-20 10:01:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with acting Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie after announcing he will nominate him to lead the department during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White Ho...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with acting Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie after announcing he will nominate him to lead the department during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White Ho...
    President Donald Trump says he'll nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he'll nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department.More >>
  • Trump thrusts abortion fight into crucial midterm elections

    Trump thrusts abortion fight into crucial midterm elections

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:56 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-05-20 10:01:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >>
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >>
  • Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells her name

    Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells her name

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-05-19 14:46:22 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:55:36 GMT
    Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure.More >>
    Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure.More >>
  • White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

    White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:24:58 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:55:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). White House senior adviser Jared Kushner shakes hands with President Donald Trump during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). White House senior adviser Jared Kushner shakes hands with President Donald Trump during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington.
    The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and...More >>
    The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and development projects in the West Bank and Gaza.More >>
  • McCaskill defends CIA vote, says reasons are classified

    McCaskill defends CIA vote, says reasons are classified

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-05-20 02:01:10 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:55:28 GMT
    Claire McCaskill defends vote against CIA director: Says specific reasons classified.More >>
    Claire McCaskill defends vote against CIA director: Says specific reasons classified.More >>
  • CIA's Haspel can tap undercover work in Russian operations

    CIA's Haspel can tap undercover work in Russian operations

    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:21 AM EDT2018-05-19 13:21:14 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:55:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, Gina Haspel arrives to her confirmation hearing at the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Haspel’s 33-year spy career began as the Cold War was thawing, bu...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, Gina Haspel arrives to her confirmation hearing at the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Haspel’s 33-year spy career began as the Cold War was thawing, bu...
    Scrutiny of Gina Haspel's CIA career has been focused on her role in the agency's former harsh interrogation program, but it's her experience with Russian operations that she will tap as she takes over at a time of...More >>
    Scrutiny of Gina Haspel's CIA career has been focused on her role in the agency's former harsh interrogation program, but it's her experience with Russian operations that she will tap as she takes over at a time of rising tension with Moscow.More >>
  • US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

    US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

    Saturday, May 19 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-05-19 18:40:57 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:55:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.
    Just-ended U.S.-China trade talks in Washington have produced a commitment by Beijing to "significantly increase" its purchases of Americans goods and services.More >>
    Just-ended U.S.-China trade talks in Washington have produced a commitment by Beijing to "significantly increase" its purchases of Americans goods and services.More >>
  • Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

    Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:33:16 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:55:11 GMT
    The House is pressing toward a showdown vote on stricter work and job training requirements for food stamps that are combined with a renewal of farm subsidies, but the measure's chances are iffy because of an...More >>
    The House is pressing toward a showdown vote on stricter work and job training requirements for food stamps that are combined with a renewal of farm subsidies, but the measure's chances are iffy because of an unrelated scrap over immigration.More >>
  • Arizona 'Dreamers' struggle after losing cheaper tuition

    Arizona 'Dreamers' struggle after losing cheaper tuition

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-05-19 16:20:52 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:55:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Arizona State University student David Montenegro stands out in front of the Memorial Union building at ASU Thursday, May 10, 2018, in Tempe, Ariz. Montenegro and more than 2,300 public college students around Arizona with ...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Arizona State University student David Montenegro stands out in front of the Memorial Union building at ASU Thursday, May 10, 2018, in Tempe, Ariz. Montenegro and more than 2,300 public college students around Arizona with ...
    More than 2,300 other public college students around Arizona with deferred deportation status starting this fall will no longer qualify for in-state tuition under an Arizona Supreme Court decision.More >>
    More than 2,300 other public college students around Arizona with deferred deportation status starting this fall will no longer qualify for in-state tuition under an Arizona Supreme Court decision.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump misspells wife's name in homecoming tweet

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

    Saturday, May 19 2018 3:20 PM EDT2018-05-19 19:20:56 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:55:02 GMT
    President Donald Trump has welcomed his wife home from the hospital in a tweet that misspells the first lady's first name.More >>
    President Donald Trump has welcomed his wife home from the hospital in a tweet that misspells the first lady's first name.More >>
  • Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:41:02 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:02 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:02:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2012, file photo shows sorghum at a farm in Waukomis, Okla. As China-U.S. trade talks resume in Washington, China said Friday, May 18, 2018 it is dropping anti-dumping and anti subsidy investigations i...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2012, file photo shows sorghum at a farm in Waukomis, Okla. As China-U.S. trade talks resume in Washington, China said Friday, May 18, 2018 it is dropping anti-dumping and anti subsidy investigations i...
    Beijing is showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US in Washington.More >>
    Beijing is showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US in Washington.More >>
  • Gunman blasted through door, lingered for about 30 minutes

    Gunman blasted through door, lingered for about 30 minutes

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:45:02 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-05-20 03:53:47 GMT
    (Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily News via AP). Santa Fe High School student Dakota Shrader is comforted by her mother Susan Davidson following a shooting at the school on Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. Shrader said her friend wa...(Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily News via AP). Santa Fe High School student Dakota Shrader is comforted by her mother Susan Davidson following a shooting at the school on Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. Shrader said her friend wa...
    Only weeks after supporting Parkland survivors, Texas students are victims of deadly school attack.More >>
    Only weeks after supporting Parkland survivors, Texas students are victims of deadly school attack.More >>
  • Trump: Justice Department planted spy in 2016 campaign

    Trump: Justice Department planted spy in 2016 campaign

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:30:50 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-05-19 23:44:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump accused the Justice Department of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign _ an allegation his own lawyer says might not be true.More >>
    President Donald Trump accused the Justice Department of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign _ an allegation his own lawyer says might not be true.More >>
  • Immigration a fraught issue for GOP as midterms approach

    Immigration a fraught issue for GOP as midterms approach

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-05-19 14:51:27 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:53:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Freedom Caucus opposed...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Freedom Caucus opposed...
    The dust-up this past week in the House over immigration shows just how problematic and risky the issue is for the GOP at a time when the party needs unity heading into pivotal elections in November.More >>
    The dust-up this past week in the House over immigration shows just how problematic and risky the issue is for the GOP at a time when the party needs unity heading into pivotal elections in November.More >>
  • Detained Saudi women driving campaigners branded traitors

    Detained Saudi women driving campaigners branded traitors

    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:00 AM EDT2018-05-19 08:00:37 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:25:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File). FILE - In this March 29, 2014 file photo, Aziza al-Yousef drives a car on a highway in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as part of a campaign to defy Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving. Saudi authorities have detained at least six ...(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File). FILE - In this March 29, 2014 file photo, Aziza al-Yousef drives a car on a highway in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as part of a campaign to defy Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving. Saudi authorities have detained at least six ...
    Seven people in Saudi Arabia, including four prominent women's rights activists who campaigned for the right to drive, are being accused by state security of working with "foreign entities".More >>
    Seven people in Saudi Arabia, including four prominent women's rights activists who campaigned for the right to drive, are being accused by state security of working with "foreign entities".More >>
  • Not all GOP candidates want Trump to stump

    Not all GOP candidates want Trump to stump

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:51:17 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:24:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this May 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is not welcome everywhere as his party tries to defend its delicate House and Senate majorities. Republican ca...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this May 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is not welcome everywhere as his party tries to defend its delicate House and Senate majorities. Republican ca...
    Trump plans aggressive role in midterm elections, but he's not welcome everywhere.More >>
    Trump plans aggressive role in midterm elections, but he's not welcome everywhere.More >>
  • Parkland students on Texas: "They're part of this now"

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

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-05-18 17:26:09 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-05-19 17:13:19 GMT
    (Steve Gonzale/Houston Chronicle via AP). Law enforcement officers respond to an active shooter in front of Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas.(Steve Gonzale/Houston Chronicle via AP). Law enforcement officers respond to an active shooter in front of Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas.
    Parkland school shooting survivors are expressing outrage and heartbreak on social media in the aftermath of the latest school shooting in Texas.More >>
    Parkland school shooting survivors are expressing outrage and heartbreak on social media in the aftermath of the latest school shooting in Texas.More >>
  • Manafort's ex-son-in-law busy with Mueller's investigation

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

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:42:16 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-05-19 14:46:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. It ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. It ...
    Paul Manafort's former son-in-law says he has been busy with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.More >>
    Paul Manafort's former son-in-law says he has been busy with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.More >>
  • Militant-turned-populist cleric Sadr wins Iraqi election

    Militant-turned-populist cleric Sadr wins Iraqi election

    Friday, May 18 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:33:20 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:34 AM EDT2018-05-19 14:34:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File). FILE - in this Dec. 29, 2015 file photo, Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr speaks during a press conference in Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq’s electoral commission says a political coalition le...(AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File). FILE - in this Dec. 29, 2015 file photo, Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr speaks during a press conference in Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq’s electoral commission says a political coalition le...
    Iraq's electoral commission says a political coalition led by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has won the most seats in Iraq's national parliamentary elections, according to the release of complete results.More >>
    Iraq's electoral commission says a political coalition led by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has won the most seats in Iraq's national parliamentary elections, according to the release of complete results.More >>
  • Governor struck while biking says helmet saved his life

    Governor struck while biking says helmet saved his life

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:02:36 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-05-19 13:57:28 GMT
    Maine Gov. Paul LePage said a bicycle helmet saved him last fall in a crash in which he says he was hit by an uninsured driver.More >>
    Maine Gov. Paul LePage said a bicycle helmet saved him last fall in a crash in which he says he was hit by an uninsured driver.More >>
  • 'Animals'? Trump says he'll keep using term for gang members

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

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:19:58 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:57 AM EDT2018-05-19 12:57:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally and says he will keep using that term to refer to violent gang members.More >>
    President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally and says he will keep using that term to refer to violent gang members.More >>
  • Putin says Russian gas shipments via Ukraine may continue

    Putin says Russian gas shipments via Ukraine may continue

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:19 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:19:58 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-05-19 09:44:30 GMT
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.More >>
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.More >>
  • Trump says spy infiltrated his campaign; lawyer casts doubt

    Trump says spy infiltrated his campaign; lawyer casts doubt

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:10 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:10:17 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-05-19 08:01:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is citing news reports as evidence that the Justice Department spied on his 2016 campaign, tweeting "Really bad stuff!".More >>
    President Donald Trump is citing news reports as evidence that the Justice Department spied on his 2016 campaign, tweeting "Really bad stuff!".More >>
  • Texas school shooting kills 10, deadliest since Parkland

    Texas school shooting kills 10, deadliest since Parkland

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:05:58 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 3:32 AM EDT2018-05-19 07:32:45 GMT
    Law enforcement officers are responding to a high school near Houston after an active shooter was reported on campus.More >>
    Law enforcement officers are responding to a high school near Houston after an active shooter was reported on campus.More >>
  • American bishop brings human rights focus to royal wedding

    American bishop brings human rights focus to royal wedding

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-05-18 17:02:56 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-05-19 06:51:40 GMT
    (Steve Parsons/Pool Photo via AP). The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, left, and American bishop Michael Curry pose for the media ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday at St George's Chapel, Windsor, England, Friday,...(Steve Parsons/Pool Photo via AP). The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, left, and American bishop Michael Curry pose for the media ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday at St George's Chapel, Windsor, England, Friday,...
    The son of a civil rights activist and the descendant of African slaves, the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry has condemned last year's white supremacist rally in Charlottesville and plans to march against President...More >>
    The son of a civil rights activist and the descendant of African slaves, the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry has condemned last year's white supremacist rally in Charlottesville and plans to march against President Donald Trump's "America first" stance.More >>
  • Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules

    Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:08:47 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:44:56 GMT
    The Senate is poised to approve legislation designed to reverse the Federal Communications Commission's effort to deregulate the Internet.More >>
    The Senate is poised to approve legislation designed to reverse the Federal Communications Commission's effort to deregulate the Internet.More >>
  • US to lay out plan to pressure Iran after nuclear deal exit

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

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-05-18 17:23:18 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:02:59 GMT
    The Trump administration says it's preparing to lay out its plan to work with Europeans and other countries to pressure Iran following President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal.More >>
    The Trump administration says it's preparing to lay out its plan to work with Europeans and other countries to pressure Iran following President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal.More >>
  • US readies Mideast peace plan, but threatens Palestinian aid

    US readies Mideast peace plan, but threatens Palestinian aid

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:02:34 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:25:33 GMT
    The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and...More >>
    The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and development projects in the West Bank and Gaza.More >>
  • Trump nominates acting VA secretary Wilkie for permanent job

    Trump nominates acting VA secretary Wilkie for permanent job

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:20:32 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-05-19 02:51:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie, during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington. Trump announced he's nominating ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie, during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington. Trump announced he's nominating ...
    President Donald Trump has announced he's nominating Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department agency.More >>
    President Donald Trump has announced he's nominating Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department agency.More >>
  • Texas governor vows to look at school safety after attack

    Texas governor vows to look at school safety after attack

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:03:31 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-05-19 01:11:53 GMT
    (Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily News via AP). Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks during a press conference in the wake of a school shooting at Santa Fe High School on Friday, May 18, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas.(Stuart Villanueva/The Galveston County Daily News via AP). Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks during a press conference in the wake of a school shooting at Santa Fe High School on Friday, May 18, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas.
    The mass shooting at a Texas high school has elicited promises from the state's top Republicans to look for ways to improve school safety, but none of them suggested that substantial gun restrictions could be on...More >>
    The mass shooting at a Texas high school has elicited promises from the state's top Republicans to look for ways to improve school safety, but none of them suggested that substantial gun restrictions could be on the table.More >>
  • Trump wades into California primary in hopes of boosting GOP

    Trump wades into California primary in hopes of boosting GOP

    Friday, May 18 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:42:57 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:50:51 GMT
    President Donald Trump is wading into the heated California GOP gubernatorial primary, endorsing businessman John Cox.More >>
    President Donald Trump is wading into the heated California GOP gubernatorial primary, endorsing businessman John Cox.More >>
  • Kim Davis challenger: Man whose marriage license she denied

    Kim Davis challenger: Man whose marriage license she denied

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:16:13 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:25:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adam Beam). In this May 10, 2018, photo, David Ermold, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for Rowan County clerk, pauses as he speaks in Morehead, Ky. He wants to challenge Kim Davis, the clerk who denied him a marriage license in 2015 ...(AP Photo/Adam Beam). In this May 10, 2018, photo, David Ermold, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for Rowan County clerk, pauses as he speaks in Morehead, Ky. He wants to challenge Kim Davis, the clerk who denied him a marriage license in 2015 ...
    A gay man in Kentucky wants to run against Kim Davis, the county clerk who denied him a marriage license in 2015.More >>
    A gay man in Kentucky wants to run against Kim Davis, the county clerk who denied him a marriage license in 2015.More >>
  • Post-Parkland push for gun control hasn't gripped Texas yet

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

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-05-18 17:21:00 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:07:17 GMT
    (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP). A woman prays in the grass outside the Alamo Gym where parents wait to reunite with their kids following a shooting at Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas.(Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP). A woman prays in the grass outside the Alamo Gym where parents wait to reunite with their kids following a shooting at Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas.
    The calls for tighter gun controls that have swelled since the February mass shooting at a Florida high school have barely registered in gun-loving Texas, at least to this point.More >>
    The calls for tighter gun controls that have swelled since the February mass shooting at a Florida high school have barely registered in gun-loving Texas, at least to this point.More >>
  • The Latest: House defeats farm bill as conservatives revolt

    The Latest: House defeats farm bill as conservatives revolt

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:20:26 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:51:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrives at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018, as the conservative House Freedom Caucus threatens to hold up a final vote on the farm bill. Passage of the farm bill is...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrives at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018, as the conservative House Freedom Caucus threatens to hold up a final vote on the farm bill. Passage of the farm bill is...
    Conservatives have defeated a Republican farm bill that combined stricter work and job training requirements for food stamp recipients with a renewal of farm subsidies.More >>
    Conservatives have defeated a Republican farm bill that combined stricter work and job training requirements for food stamp recipients with a renewal of farm subsidies.More >>
  • Trump urges Congress to overhaul nation's prison system

    Trump urges Congress to overhaul nation's prison system

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:44:59 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:33:58 GMT
    President Donald Trump is trying to jump-start efforts in Congress to overhaul the U.S. prison system and help more former inmates successfully re-enter society.More >>
    President Donald Trump is trying to jump-start efforts in Congress to overhaul the U.S. prison system and help more former inmates successfully re-enter society.More >>
  • The Latest: Giuliani says Mueller narrows Trump questions

    The Latest: Giuliani says Mueller narrows Trump questions

    Friday, May 18 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-05-18 12:42:25 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:34:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.
    Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's attorney, says the special counsel in the Russia probe has narrowed the scope of potential questions for the president.More >>
    Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's attorney, says the special counsel in the Russia probe has narrowed the scope of potential questions for the president.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump defends 'animals' comment in tweet

    The Latest: Trump defends 'animals' comment in tweet

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:20:28 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:34:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally and says he will keep using that term to refer to violent gang members.More >>
    President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally and says he will keep using that term to refer to violent gang members.More >>
  • Saudi arrests activists who campaigned for women's driving

    Saudi arrests activists who campaigned for women's driving

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-05-18 17:52:07 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:00:45 GMT
    Rights activists say at least six people who have campaigned for human rights in Saudi Arabia, including four women who pushed for the right to drive, have been detained in Saudi Arabia.More >>
    Rights activists say at least six people who have campaigned for human rights in Saudi Arabia, including four women who pushed for the right to drive, have been detained in Saudi Arabia.More >>
  • Sen. Gillibrand is working on 'Bold & Brave' picture book

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

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:52:01 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:42:58 GMT
    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is working on her first picture book, "Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote," to be published by Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers.More >>
    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is working on her first picture book, "Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote," to be published by Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers.More >>
  • The Latest: Israel says Gaza wounded transferred to Jordan

    The Latest: Israel says Gaza wounded transferred to Jordan

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:04:10 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:52:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manish Swarup). A small group of Indian protestors hold placards to condemn what they say is Israel's aggression against Palestinians and the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem, as they gather in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 17...(AP Photo/Manish Swarup). A small group of Indian protestors hold placards to condemn what they say is Israel's aggression against Palestinians and the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem, as they gather in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 17...
    Israeli police say the first Friday prayer services of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan ended peacefully at Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque.More >>
    Israeli police say the first Friday prayer services of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan ended peacefully at Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque.More >>
  • Rule would take US funds from clinics discussing abortion

    Rule would take US funds from clinics discussing abortion

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:39 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:39:52 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:52:10 GMT
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally-funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >>
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally-funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >>
  • Democrats get giddy about a perennial target: Arizona

    Democrats get giddy about a perennial target: Arizona

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:50:17 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:44:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). In this Wednesday, May 9, 2018 photo, Arizona Democratic District 27 Chair Fern Ward, right, and Vice Chair Maritza Saenz react to a speaker during their legislative meeting in Phoenix. For a decade, Democrats have said they were ...(AP Photo/Matt York). In this Wednesday, May 9, 2018 photo, Arizona Democratic District 27 Chair Fern Ward, right, and Vice Chair Maritza Saenz react to a speaker during their legislative meeting in Phoenix. For a decade, Democrats have said they were ...
    For a decade, Democrats have said they were close to turning Arizona blue.More >>
    For a decade, Democrats have said they were close to turning Arizona blue.More >>
  • Ahead of Trump summit, Kim Jong Un crafts a careful message

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

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:29:52 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:03:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2016, file photo, North Koreans read their leader Kim Jong Un's speech published in the local newspaper in Pyongyang, North Korea. Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have one big thing in common as they ...(AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2016, file photo, North Koreans read their leader Kim Jong Un's speech published in the local newspaper in Pyongyang, North Korea. Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have one big thing in common as they ...
    In a country where there is no Twitter but lots of fake news, North Koreans are getting a very different take on what got Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump to the negotiating table.More >>
    In a country where there is no Twitter but lots of fake news, North Koreans are getting a very different take on what got Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump to the negotiating table.More >>
  • Laurel, Yanny or ... covfefe? White House joins in on debate

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

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:40 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:40:05 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:50:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...
    The White House is getting in on the viral debate over whether people hear the names "Laurel" or "Yanny" in a much-shared audio clip.More >>
    The White House is getting in on the viral debate over whether people hear the names "Laurel" or "Yanny" in a much-shared audio clip.More >>
  • Top UN rights body votes for inquiry on Gaza clashes

    Top UN rights body votes for inquiry on Gaza clashes

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:12:39 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:44:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adel Hana). Marwan Shtewi, 32, lies on the bed while his mother's Fatma, stands near him at the surgery's ward of Shifa hospital in Gaza City, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Shtewi was shot in his hand and abdomen by Israeli troops during a protest...(AP Photo/Adel Hana). Marwan Shtewi, 32, lies on the bed while his mother's Fatma, stands near him at the surgery's ward of Shifa hospital in Gaza City, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Shtewi was shot in his hand and abdomen by Israeli troops during a protest...
    The U.N. Human Rights Council has voted to set up a commission of inquiry to look into a deadly crackdown on protesters in Gaza by Israeli forces.More >>
    The U.N. Human Rights Council has voted to set up a commission of inquiry to look into a deadly crackdown on protesters in Gaza by Israeli forces.More >>
  • 1 year on, Robert Mueller is everywhere and nowhere

    1 year on, Robert Mueller is everywhere and nowhere

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:20:07 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:36:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election at the Capitol in W...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election at the Capitol in W...
    In the year since Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel, he hasn't uttered a word in public about his Russia investigation.More >>
    In the year since Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel, he hasn't uttered a word in public about his Russia investigation.More >>
  • CIA gets first female chief with confirmation of Gina Haspel

    CIA gets first female chief with confirmation of Gina Haspel

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:27 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:22:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...
    Gina Haspel is the new director of the CIA after the Senate voted to confirm her.More >>
    Gina Haspel is the new director of the CIA after the Senate voted to confirm her.More >>
  • Mercer sisters liquidate beleaguered Cambridge Analytica

    Mercer sisters liquidate beleaguered Cambridge Analytica

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:20:23 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:51:59 GMT
    Cambridge Analytica, beleaguered data collection agency that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, files for bankruptcy protection.More >>
    Cambridge Analytica, beleaguered data collection agency that worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, files for bankruptcy protection.More >>
  • Gov't approves $10B deal to overhaul VA medical records

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

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:49:47 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:42:57 GMT
    The government has signed a $10 billion deal to overhaul the electronic health records of millions of veterans.More >>
    The government has signed a $10 billion deal to overhaul the electronic health records of millions of veterans.More >>
  • White House threatens firings after McCain remark gets out

    White House threatens firings after McCain remark gets out

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:47 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:33:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018.
    A White House aide's crass remark about gravely ill Sen. John McCain has led to a push to fire those responsible for leaking that story and others about President Donald Trump's administration.More >>
    A White House aide's crass remark about gravely ill Sen. John McCain has led to a push to fire those responsible for leaking that story and others about President Donald Trump's administration.More >>
  • In film, McCain says Americans deserve more from Washington

    In film, McCain says Americans deserve more from Washington

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:39:53 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:25:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other lawmakers stop by an event on Capitol Hill during the debut a documentary film about Sen. John McCain, in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. McCain, currently awa...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other lawmakers stop by an event on Capitol Hill during the debut a documentary film about Sen. John McCain, in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. McCain, currently awa...
    Sen. John McCain ends a documentary about his life to send the message that Washington is not giving the American people the government they deserve.More >>
    Sen. John McCain ends a documentary about his life to send the message that Washington is not giving the American people the government they deserve.More >>
  • S. Korea downplays N. Korea's threats to cancel talks

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

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:39 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:39:56 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:24:15 GMT
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). ADDS TO CLARIFY THE DATE WAS WHEN IT WAS PUBLISHED, NOT WHEN PHOTOGRAPHED - In this photo provided on Thursday, May 18, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks...(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). ADDS TO CLARIFY THE DATE WAS WHEN IT WAS PUBLISHED, NOT WHEN PHOTOGRAPHED - In this photo provided on Thursday, May 18, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks...
    South Korea believes North Korea remains committed to improving relations despite strongly criticizing Seoul over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills and saying it will not return to inter-Korean talks unless...More >>
    South Korea believes North Korea remains committed to improving relations despite strongly criticizing Seoul over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills and saying it will not return to inter-Korean talks unless its grievances are resolved.More >>
  • US is running out of time on NAFTA while confronting China

    US is running out of time on NAFTA while confronting China

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:19 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:19:51 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 9:51 AM EDT2018-05-18 13:51:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...
    US is running out of time on a NAFTA rewrite even while confronting China over trade rift.More >>
    US is running out of time on a NAFTA rewrite even while confronting China over trade rift.More >>
  • Pruitt rescinding safety rules prompted by fatal plant blast

    Pruitt rescinding safety rules prompted by fatal plant blast

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:00:12 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-05-18 12:53:25 GMT
    Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is moving to rescind some safety measures proposed after a deadly blast at a Texas fertilizer plant.More >>
    Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is moving to rescind some safety measures proposed after a deadly blast at a Texas fertilizer plant.More >>
  • Trump to deny funds to clinics that discuss abortion

    Trump to deny funds to clinics that discuss abortion

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:30:21 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 7:45 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:45:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >>
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >>
  • Republican says leaders discuss votes on 2 immigration bills

    Republican says leaders discuss votes on 2 immigration bills

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:20:12 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 7:13 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:13:36 GMT
    A Republican lawmaker says GOP leaders have discussed scheduling House votes on two immigration bills as a way of ending the party's internal battle over the issue.More >>
    A Republican lawmaker says GOP leaders have discussed scheduling House votes on two immigration bills as a way of ending the party's internal battle over the issue.More >>
  • Trump responds to European criticism about reliability

    Trump responds to European criticism about reliability

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:40:39 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 5:31 AM EDT2018-05-18 09:31:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House, but the two leaders are not expected to participate in a joint news conference.More >>
    President Donald Trump is meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House, but the two leaders are not expected to participate in a joint news conference.More >>
  • Niger drone video shows US forces fighting for their lives

    Niger drone video shows US forces fighting for their lives

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:41:35 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 3:42 AM EDT2018-05-18 07:42:52 GMT
    (Department of Defense via AP). This image from video released by the Department of Defense, shows two French helicopters evacuating the U.S. service members in Niger in October 2017, after a ambush by Islamic State-linked militants. Four U.S. service ...(Department of Defense via AP). This image from video released by the Department of Defense, shows two French helicopters evacuating the U.S. service members in Niger in October 2017, after a ambush by Islamic State-linked militants. Four U.S. service ...
    Dramatic new drone video of the Niger ambush that killed four American soldiers shows U.S. forces desperately trying to escape.More >>
    Dramatic new drone video of the Niger ambush that killed four American soldiers shows U.S. forces desperately trying to escape.More >>
  • Teachers channel momentum from strikes into midterm races

    Teachers channel momentum from strikes into midterm races

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-05-17 13:29:36 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 3:12 AM EDT2018-05-18 07:12:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Melissa Daniels). Liz Leivas, co-president of Tempe Education Association, right, gathers signatures Thursday, May 10, 2018 for ballot initiate to raise the income tax on wealthy earners to fund public education. Thousands of teachers in Ariz...(AP Photo/Melissa Daniels). Liz Leivas, co-president of Tempe Education Association, right, gathers signatures Thursday, May 10, 2018 for ballot initiate to raise the income tax on wealthy earners to fund public education. Thousands of teachers in Ariz...
    As they packed up their protest signs and returned to the classroom to finish out the school year, thousands of teachers in North Carolina turned their attention to a different fight: the midterm elections.More >>
    As they packed up their protest signs and returned to the classroom to finish out the school year, thousands of teachers in North Carolina turned their attention to a different fight: the midterm elections.More >>
  • After upset Iraqi vote, US prepares to embrace a former foe

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

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:19:57 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:50:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2018, file photo, followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, seen in the poster, celebrate in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq. Fourteen years after Muqtada al-Sadr’s militias fought and killed American...(AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2018, file photo, followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, seen in the poster, celebrate in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq. Fourteen years after Muqtada al-Sadr’s militias fought and killed American...
    Fourteen years after Muqtada al-Sadr's militias fought and killed American troops who had invaded Iraq, the United States is preparing to work hand in hand with the charismatic Shiite cleric and his movement.More >>
    Fourteen years after Muqtada al-Sadr's militias fought and killed American troops who had invaded Iraq, the United States is preparing to work hand in hand with the charismatic Shiite cleric and his movement.More >>
  • Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

    Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:52:28 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-05-18 05:03:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...
    Political divisions within the Democratic Party are playing out in the vote to confirm Trump's nominee to lead the CIA.More >>
    Political divisions within the Democratic Party are playing out in the vote to confirm Trump's nominee to lead the CIA.More >>
  • California #MeToo leader cleared of groping allegations

    California #MeToo leader cleared of groping allegations

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:55 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:55:11 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:56 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:56:47 GMT
    An outside investigation has cleared a California assemblywoman of allegations that she groped a male staff member who worked for another lawmaker.More >>
    An outside investigation has cleared a California assemblywoman of allegations that she groped a male staff member who worked for another lawmaker.More >>
  • Manafort's ex-son-in-law talking with Mueller's team

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

    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:31:58 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:55:10 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. It ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. It ...
    A federal judge in Virginia has now joined the small group of Americans who know the details of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.More >>
    A federal judge in Virginia has now joined the small group of Americans who know the details of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.More >>
  • Beset by leaks, White House talks firings, not apologies

    Beset by leaks, White House talks firings, not apologies

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:49:45 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:54:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other lawmakers stop by an event on Capitol Hill during the debut a documentary film about Sen. John McCain, in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. McCain, currently awa...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other lawmakers stop by an event on Capitol Hill during the debut a documentary film about Sen. John McCain, in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. McCain, currently awa...
    The morbid joke that a West Wing aide made about a gravely ill United States senator has become a rarity in the frenetic whirlwind of news around President Donald Trump: a controversy with staying power.More >>
    The morbid joke that a West Wing aide made about a gravely ill United States senator has become a rarity in the frenetic whirlwind of news around President Donald Trump: a controversy with staying power.More >>
  • Lawmakers repel challenge to much-criticized sugar program

    Lawmakers repel challenge to much-criticized sugar program

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:09:54 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:23:11 GMT
    Food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers are squaring off against the U.S. sugar industry in a familiar battle over a program that props up sugar prices.More >>
    Food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers are squaring off against the U.S. sugar industry in a familiar battle over a program that props up sugar prices.More >>
  • Judge denies bail for Hong Kong businessman in bribery case

    Judge denies bail for Hong Kong businessman in bribery case

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:39:53 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:00:16 GMT
    A New York judge has cited strong evidence in denying bail to a Hong Kong businessman awaiting trial in a United Nations-linked bribery conspiracy.More >>
    A New York judge has cited strong evidence in denying bail to a Hong Kong businessman awaiting trial in a United Nations-linked bribery conspiracy.More >>
  • Trump defends 'animals' remark, says he'll always use it

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

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:30:10 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:11 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:11:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is drawing criticism from Democrats after referring to some immigrant gang members as "animals" during a White House roundtable discussion.More >>
    President Donald Trump is drawing criticism from Democrats after referring to some immigrant gang members as "animals" during a White House roundtable discussion.More >>
  • Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

    Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:09:59 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:51:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...
    Gina Haspel is the new director of the CIA after the Senate voted to confirm her.More >>
    Gina Haspel is the new director of the CIA after the Senate voted to confirm her.More >>
  • N. Korea unlikely to return to talks with South over drills

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

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:09 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:09:37 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:41:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). People watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. North ...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). People watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. North ...
    South Korea says it will communicate closely with Washington, Pyongyang to increase chances of successful talks between Trump and Kim.More >>
    South Korea says it will communicate closely with Washington, Pyongyang to increase chances of successful talks between Trump and Kim.More >>
  • New Niger video shows harrowing escape of US forces

    New Niger video shows harrowing escape of US forces

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:11:33 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:33 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:33:49 GMT
    (U.S. Army via AP). These images provided by the U.S. Army show, from left, Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black, 35, of Puyallup, Wash.; Staff Sgt. Jeremiah W. Johnson, 39, of Springboro, Ohio; Sgt. La David Johnson of Miami Gardens, Fla.; and Staff Sgt. Dustin ...(U.S. Army via AP). These images provided by the U.S. Army show, from left, Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black, 35, of Puyallup, Wash.; Staff Sgt. Jeremiah W. Johnson, 39, of Springboro, Ohio; Sgt. La David Johnson of Miami Gardens, Fla.; and Staff Sgt. Dustin ...
    Dramatic new drone video of the Niger ambush that killed four American soldiers shows U.S. forces desperately trying to escape, and fighting for their lives when friendly Nigerien forces mistook them for the enemy.More >>
    Dramatic new drone video of the Niger ambush that killed four American soldiers shows U.S. forces desperately trying to escape, and fighting for their lives when friendly Nigerien forces mistook them for the enemy.More >>
  • 1 year into Russia probe, Washington is rattled, uncertain

    1 year into Russia probe, Washington is rattled, uncertain

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:30:13 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:03:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election at the Capitol in W...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election at the Capitol in W...
    A year into the probe, Robert Mueller is everywhere and nowhere at the same time.More >>
    A year into the probe, Robert Mueller is everywhere and nowhere at the same time.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump will keep calling gang members 'animals'

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

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:22:13 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:54 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:54:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018.
    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says she doesn't think President Donald Trump went far enough when he described some people who enter the country illegally as "animals.".More >>
    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says she doesn't think President Donald Trump went far enough when he described some people who enter the country illegally as "animals.".More >>
  • Deportation arrests show increase under Trump

    Deportation arrests show increase under Trump

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:20 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:20:09 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:41:04 GMT
    The Trump administration has made 27 percent more deportation arrests during the first half of this fiscal year than were made during the same period last fiscal year.More >>
    The Trump administration has made 27 percent more deportation arrests during the first half of this fiscal year than were made during the same period last fiscal year.More >>
  • Trump tells NK's Kim to denuclearize or risk overthrow

    Trump tells NK's Kim to denuclearize or risk overthrow

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:09:51 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:40:43 GMT
    The Pentagon says there are no plans to change or reduce the scope of the ongoing military exercises between the U.S. and South Korea that triggered an angry reaction from the North and threatens the planned summit...More >>
    The Pentagon says there are no plans to change or reduce the scope of the ongoing military exercises between the U.S. and South Korea that triggered an angry reaction from the North and threatens the planned summit with President Donald Trump next month.More >>
  • House OKs expansion of private care at VA, budget crisis fix

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

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:08:45 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:23:03 GMT
    The House is set to give veterans more leeway to see doctors outside the Department of Veterans Affairs' health system.More >>
    The House is set to give veterans more leeway to see doctors outside the Department of Veterans Affairs' health system.More >>
  • The Latest: House votes to leave US sugar program alone

    The Latest: House votes to leave US sugar program alone

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:29:46 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:29:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. GOP leaders have crafted the bill as a measure for tig...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. GOP leaders have crafted the bill as a measure for tig...
    A key House Republican says conservative hardliners hoping to force progress on unrelated immigration issues are lining up to block passage of a major overhaul of farm subsidies and federal nutrition programs.More >>
    A key House Republican says conservative hardliners hoping to force progress on unrelated immigration issues are lining up to block passage of a major overhaul of farm subsidies and federal nutrition programs.More >>
  • Lack of paper trail a concern amid fears of election hacking

    Lack of paper trail a concern amid fears of election hacking

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-05-17 13:41:20 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:15:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - This Oct. 19, 2017, file photo shows a new voting machine which prints a paper record on display at a polling site in Conyers, Ga. Georgia officials have estimated it could cost over $100 million to adopt the mach...(AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - This Oct. 19, 2017, file photo shows a new voting machine which prints a paper record on display at a polling site in Conyers, Ga. Georgia officials have estimated it could cost over $100 million to adopt the mach...
    As the midterm congressional primaries heat up amid warnings of Russian hacking, 1 in 5 Americans will be casting their ballots on machines that do not produce a paper record of their votes.More >>
    As the midterm congressional primaries heat up amid warnings of Russian hacking, 1 in 5 Americans will be casting their ballots on machines that do not produce a paper record of their votes.More >>
  • Trump plays down prospect of successful US-China trade talks

    Trump plays down prospect of successful US-China trade talks

    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:11:56 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:09:58 GMT
    President Donald Trump is expected to meet with a top Chinese official who is in Washington for trade talks with U.S. officials.More >>
    President Donald Trump is expected to meet with a top Chinese official who is in Washington for trade talks with U.S. officials.More >>
  • Trump: If FBI spied on my campaign, 'bigger than Watergate!'

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

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:39:37 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:35:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 5, 2018 photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, applauds at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy at the Grand Hyatt in Washington. Giuliani’s decision to join President D...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 5, 2018 photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, applauds at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy at the Grand Hyatt in Washington. Giuliani’s decision to join President D...
    Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani urges special counsel's team to wrap up its investigation on the eve of probe's one-year anniversary.More >>
    Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani urges special counsel's team to wrap up its investigation on the eve of probe's one-year anniversary.More >>
  • US has a daunting to-do list to get ready for NKorea summit

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

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:39 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:39:47 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:35:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this May 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un may have been a surprise decision. But as he prepares to sit down with the North Kor...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this May 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un may have been a surprise decision. But as he prepares to sit down with the North Kor...
    President Donald Trump and his team have a daunting to-do list to work through as they prepare for next month's expected summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
    President Donald Trump and his team have a daunting to-do list to work through as they prepare for next month's expected summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • ACLU asks court to intervene over detained asylum seekers

    ACLU asks court to intervene over detained asylum seekers

    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:00:58 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:24:43 GMT
    The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal court to intervene on behalf of asylum seekers, saying they are being unfairly detained while they await hearings before an immigration judge.More >>
    The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal court to intervene on behalf of asylum seekers, saying they are being unfairly detained while they await hearings before an immigration judge.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump defends himself against European criticism

    The Latest: Trump defends himself against European criticism

    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:00:43 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:52:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is pointing to his work to push NATO countries to increase their defense spending as he meets at the White House with the NATO leader.More >>
    President Donald Trump is pointing to his work to push NATO countries to increase their defense spending as he meets at the White House with the NATO leader.More >>
  • The Latest: Human rights groups decry confirmation of Haspel

    The Latest: Human rights groups decry confirmation of Haspel

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:33:04 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:42:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...
    The Senate is set to vote Thursday to confirm Gina Haspel as the first female director at the CIA.More >>
    The Senate is set to vote Thursday to confirm Gina Haspel as the first female director at the CIA.More >>
  • Cambridge Analytica suspended head to appear at UK committee

    Cambridge Analytica suspended head to appear at UK committee

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:09:44 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:40:37 GMT
    British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' information in political campaigns say the suspended head of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before...More >>
    British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' information in political campaigns say the suspended head of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before committee a second time.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump cites 'protections' if Kim denuclearizes

    The Latest: Trump cites 'protections' if Kim denuclearizes

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:33:10 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:43:50 GMT
    President Donald Trump is trying to address North Korea's concerns ahead of his potential summit with Kim Jong Un. Trump says that if the North Korean leader agrees to denuclearize, he will get what Trump is...More >>
    President Donald Trump is trying to address North Korea's concerns ahead of his potential summit with Kim Jong Un. Trump says that if the North Korean leader agrees to denuclearize, he will get what Trump is calling "protections.".More >>
  • Trump donates first quarter salary to VA

    Trump donates first quarter salary to VA

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:01:09 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:33:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump waves as he walks to his motorcade vehicle as he arrives at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized aft...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump waves as he walks to his motorcade vehicle as he arrives at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized aft...
    President Donald Trump is donating his first quarter salary to the Department of Veterans Affairs.More >>
    President Donald Trump is donating his first quarter salary to the Department of Veterans Affairs.More >>
  • Lawmaker accused of choking political rival at restaurant

    Lawmaker accused of choking political rival at restaurant

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:09 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:09:35 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:24:14 GMT
    A state lawmaker from Lowell has been accused of choking a political challenger during a chance encounter at a restaurant.More >>
    A state lawmaker from Lowell has been accused of choking a political challenger during a chance encounter at a restaurant.More >>
  • Senate turns back attempt by Paul to force budget debate

    Senate turns back attempt by Paul to force budget debate

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:40:36 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:44:46 GMT
    The Senate has rejected an attempt by Sen. Rand Paul to force a debate on sweeping budget cuts and federal deficits that are growing despite a strong economy.More >>
    The Senate has rejected an attempt by Sen. Rand Paul to force a debate on sweeping budget cuts and federal deficits that are growing despite a strong economy.More >>
  • Warren challenger ends lawsuit over 'fake Indian' sign

    Warren challenger ends lawsuit over 'fake Indian' sign

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:51:15 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:40 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:40:26 GMT
    A U.S. Senate candidate in Massachusetts is ending a lawsuit he filed against Cambridge last month after city officials asked him to remove a sign from a campaign bus.More >>
    A U.S. Senate candidate in Massachusetts is ending a lawsuit he filed against Cambridge last month after city officials asked him to remove a sign from a campaign bus.More >>
  • Unapologetic Trump Jr.: Not troubled that I met with Russian

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

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-05-16 13:18:49 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:26:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). In this April 17, 2017 file photo, Donald Trump Jr., the son of President Donald Trump, speaks to media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.  Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he didn’t ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). In this April 17, 2017 file photo, Donald Trump Jr., the son of President Donald Trump, speaks to media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he didn’t ...
    Donald Trump Jr. told a Senate panel that he didn't think there was anything wrong with meeting a Russian lawyer who promised dirt on Hillary Clinton ahead of the 2016 election, and that he can't recall whether he...More >>
    Donald Trump Jr. told a Senate panel that he didn't think there was anything wrong with meeting a Russian lawyer who promised dirt on Hillary Clinton ahead of the 2016 election, and that he can't recall whether he discussed the probe with his father.More >>
  • Burundi votes on extending president's power until 2034

    Burundi votes on extending president's power until 2034

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:09 AM EDT2018-05-17 06:09:34 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:24 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:24:57 GMT
    Burundi votes in a referendum proposing constitutional changes that could extend the president's rule until 2034.More >>
    Burundi votes in a referendum proposing constitutional changes that could extend the president's rule until 2034.More >>
  • Melania Trump says she feels 'great,' thanks well-wishers

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

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:49:44 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:46:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump is seen through the window of his motorcade vehicle as he is driven to board Martine One at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, en route to Washington. ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump is seen through the window of his motorcade vehicle as he is driven to board Martine One at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, en route to Washington. ...
    Melania Trump says she feels "great" after a kidney procedure.More >>
    Melania Trump says she feels "great" after a kidney procedure.More >>
  • Ethics director forwards concerns to DOJ over Cohen payment

    Ethics director forwards concerns to DOJ over Cohen payment

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:20:41 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:46:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.
    Ethics director questions why Trump didn't disclose last year that he owed personal attorney Michael Cohen for unspecified "expenses".More >>
    Ethics director questions why Trump didn't disclose last year that he owed personal attorney Michael Cohen for unspecified "expenses".More >>
  • The Latest: Zuckerberg to heading to EU next Tuesday

    The Latest: Zuckerberg to heading to EU next Tuesday

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:50:01 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:33:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia.  Facebook believes its policing system is better at scrubbing graphic violence, gratuitous nudity and terrorist propaganda...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook believes its policing system is better at scrubbing graphic violence, gratuitous nudity and terrorist propaganda...
    British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' information in political campaigns say the suspended head of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before...More >>
    British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook users' information in political campaigns say the suspended head of the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has accepted a summons to appear before committee a second time.More >>
  • AP analysis shows how Bill Gates influences education policy

    AP analysis shows how Bill Gates influences education policy

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:08 AM EDT2018-05-16 06:08:31 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:03:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, file). FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2018 file photo, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda take part in an AP interview in Kirkland, Wash. Gates' non-profit Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given about $44 million...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, file). FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2018 file photo, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda take part in an AP interview in Kirkland, Wash. Gates' non-profit Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given about $44 million...
    Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions on American classrooms.More >>
    Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions on American classrooms.More >>
  • Dutch anti-Islam firebrand Wilders: Appeals hearing not fair

    Dutch anti-Islam firebrand Wilders: Appeals hearing not fair

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:49:45 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:02 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:02:48 GMT
    Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders has begun an appeal against his 2016 conviction for inciting discrimination and insulting Moroccans by calling for the Hague Appeals Court judges in his case to be replaced,...More >>
    Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders has begun an appeal against his 2016 conviction for inciting discrimination and insulting Moroccans by calling for the Hague Appeals Court judges in his case to be replaced, arguing they were not impartial.More >>
  • Malaysia steps up graft probe of fund linked to ex-leader

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

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:51:24 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:33:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf). An entrance road to the resident of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is cordoned off in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, May 17, 2018. Malaysian police spent hours early Thursday searching former Prime Minister Naji...(AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf). An entrance road to the resident of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is cordoned off in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, May 17, 2018. Malaysian police spent hours early Thursday searching former Prime Minister Naji...
    A lawyer for Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak says the seven-hour police search of his property as part of a money-laundering investigation being pushed by his successor did not find any incriminating...More >>
    A lawyer for Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak says the seven-hour police search of his property as part of a money-laundering investigation being pushed by his successor did not find any incriminating documents.More >>
  • Trump says 'no folding' in trade negotiations with China

    Trump says 'no folding' in trade negotiations with China

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-05-16 13:59:07 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:27:14 GMT
    President Donald Trump says there has been "no folding" in his trade negotiations with China, as he addresses his efforts to help a Chinese telecommunications company that violated U.S. sanctions.More >>
    President Donald Trump says there has been "no folding" in his trade negotiations with China, as he addresses his efforts to help a Chinese telecommunications company that violated U.S. sanctions.More >>
  • Trump disclosure of Cohen payment raises new legal questions

    Trump disclosure of Cohen payment raises new legal questions

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:21:04 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:18:19 GMT
    Trump submits his annual financial disclosure, which is expected to be made public in the coming days.More >>
    Trump submits his annual financial disclosure, which is expected to be made public in the coming days.More >>
  • AP Interview: Anwar wants Malaysia to scrap race policies

    AP Interview: Anwar wants Malaysia to scrap race policies

    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:19 AM EDT2018-05-17 07:19:44 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:15:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim, left, arrive with his wife Wan Azizah, right, at a rally in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Anwar has been freed from custody after receiving a pardon from the king, p...(AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim, left, arrive with his wife Wan Azizah, right, at a rally in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Anwar has been freed from custody after receiving a pardon from the king, p...
    Pardoned Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim says decades-old affirmative action policies for the country's Malay majority must be discarded in favor of a new program to help the poor regardless of race.More >>
    Pardoned Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim says decades-old affirmative action policies for the country's Malay majority must be discarded in favor of a new program to help the poor regardless of race.More >>
  • In veiled shot at Trump, Tillerson warns democracy at risk

    In veiled shot at Trump, Tillerson warns democracy at risk

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-05-16 18:23:35 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-05-17 13:52:18 GMT
    In veiled shot at Trump, Tillerson warns American freedom, democracy at risk.More >>
    In veiled shot at Trump, Tillerson warns American freedom, democracy at risk.More >>
  • Trump to sign order to reform US infrastructure technology

    Trump to sign order to reform US infrastructure technology

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:18:09 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:54 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:54:49 GMT
    President Donald Trump is signing an executive order to try to reform the federal government's confounding information technology structure.More >>
    President Donald Trump is signing an executive order to try to reform the federal government's confounding information technology structure.More >>
  • Trump rails against California for its immigration policies

    Trump rails against California for its immigration policies

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:48:44 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:43 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:43:18 GMT
    President Donald Trump is hammering California for its sanctuary policies in his latest push to resist the "resistance" to his presidency.More >>
    President Donald Trump is hammering California for its sanctuary policies in his latest push to resist the "resistance" to his presidency.More >>
  • Trump Indonesia project gets Chinese government partner

    Trump Indonesia project gets Chinese government partner

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:29:23 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:10:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.
    A Chinese government-owned company has signed on to build a theme park in Indonesia that also features a Trump hotel and condos.More >>
    A Chinese government-owned company has signed on to build a theme park in Indonesia that also features a Trump hotel and condos.More >>
  • Democrats hope net neutrality issue will win votes this fall

    Democrats hope net neutrality issue will win votes this fall

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:19:32 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:53:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). From left, Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Pa., Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., and Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., leave a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, a...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). From left, Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Pa., Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., and Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., leave a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, a...
    Democrats hope their support of net neutrality will win votes in fall because of GOP support of rollback of Obama-era rules.More >>
    Democrats hope their support of net neutrality will win votes in fall because of GOP support of rollback of Obama-era rules.More >>
  • Malaysia police raid ex-PM house as part of corruption probe

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

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:59:07 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:43:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Police stand guard outside former Prime Minister Najob Razak resident in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Najib and his wife have been barred from leaving Malaysia. The government has also told the current atto...(AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Police stand guard outside former Prime Minister Najob Razak resident in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Najib and his wife have been barred from leaving Malaysia. The government has also told the current atto...
    Malaysian police have visited former Prime Minister Najib Razak's house, reportedly searching for documents as part of a renewed probe into a massive corruption scandal involving a state investment fund that is...More >>
    Malaysian police have visited former Prime Minister Najib Razak's house, reportedly searching for documents as part of a renewed probe into a massive corruption scandal involving a state investment fund that is being investigated abroad.More >>
  • Trump: US hasn't been notified about threat to cancel summit

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

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:29:15 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:43:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump greets Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump greets Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. hasn't "heard anything" about North Korea's threat to cancel his planned summit with Kim Jong Un next month.More >>
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. hasn't "heard anything" about North Korea's threat to cancel his planned summit with Kim Jong Un next month.More >>
  • Liberal tilt in some primaries a sign of Democratic fervor

    Liberal tilt in some primaries a sign of Democratic fervor

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:09:31 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:33:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Democratic 2nd District House candidate Kara Eastman is hugged by her campaign manager Ben Onkka, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, as she holds a slim lead over Brad Ashford in the primary election. Omaha-area voters are s...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Democratic 2nd District House candidate Kara Eastman is hugged by her campaign manager Ben Onkka, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, as she holds a slim lead over Brad Ashford in the primary election. Omaha-area voters are s...
    Democratic voters are choosing decidedly liberal candidates in some primary elections for House races viewed as key to the congressional majority.More >>
    Democratic voters are choosing decidedly liberal candidates in some primary elections for House races viewed as key to the congressional majority.More >>
  • The Latest: Hotel guest reported hearing Vegas shots nearby

    The Latest: Hotel guest reported hearing Vegas shots nearby

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-05-17 01:10:04 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:04:31 GMT
    (Steve Marcus /Las Vegas Sun via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2017, file photo, a body is covered with a sheet after a mass shooting in which dozens were killed at a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. Witness accounts of gunfire, ...(Steve Marcus /Las Vegas Sun via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2017, file photo, a body is covered with a sheet after a mass shooting in which dozens were killed at a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. Witness accounts of gunfire, ...
    A man who met Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock less than a month before the Oct. 1 attack told authorities that Paddock had ranted against the government and warned that law enforcement and the military would...More >>
    A man who met Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock less than a month before the Oct. 1 attack told authorities that Paddock had ranted against the government and warned that law enforcement and the military would start confiscating guns.More >>
  • GOP pushes for speedy confirmation vote for CIA nominee

    GOP pushes for speedy confirmation vote for CIA nominee

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:21:06 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:42:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this May 9, 2018 photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a letter Tuesday to the top Democrat on the Senate I...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this May 9, 2018 photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a letter Tuesday to the top Democrat on the Senate I...
    Senate intelligence committee is poised to advise the full Senate to confirm Gina Haspel as the next director of the CIA.More >>
    Senate intelligence committee is poised to advise the full Senate to confirm Gina Haspel as the next director of the CIA.More >>
  • North Korea threatens to cancel Trump-Kim summit over drills

    North Korea threatens to cancel Trump-Kim summit over drills

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-05-15 19:39:20 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-05-17 01:42:05 GMT
    South Korea's Yonhap News Agency says North Korea is canceling a high-level meeting that was planned between the two countries and is threatening also to cancel a summit with the United States.More >>
    South Korea's Yonhap News Agency says North Korea is canceling a high-level meeting that was planned between the two countries and is threatening also to cancel a summit with the United States.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump Jr. saw no issue with Trump Tower meeting

    The Latest: Trump Jr. saw no issue with Trump Tower meeting

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:28:35 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-05-17 00:20:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In a Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 file photo, Donald Trump Jr., son of President-elect Donald Trump, walks from the elevator at Trump Tower, in New York.  Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In a Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 file photo, Donald Trump Jr., son of President-elect Donald Trump, walks from the elevator at Trump Tower, in New York. Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he ...
    Donald Trump Jr. says doesn't remember a lot when it comes to the circumstances around a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with a Russian attorney.More >>
    Donald Trump Jr. says doesn't remember a lot when it comes to the circumstances around a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with a Russian attorney.More >>
  • Liberal tilt in some primaries a sign of Democratic fervor

    Liberal tilt in some primaries a sign of Democratic fervor

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:11:16 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-05-17 00:11:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Democratic 2nd District House candidate Kara Eastman is hugged by her campaign manager Ben Onkka, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, as she holds a slim lead over Brad Ashford in the primary election. Omaha-area voters are s...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Democratic 2nd District House candidate Kara Eastman is hugged by her campaign manager Ben Onkka, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, as she holds a slim lead over Brad Ashford in the primary election. Omaha-area voters are s...
    Democratic voters are choosing decidedly liberal candidates in some primary elections for House races viewed as key to the congressional majority.More >>
    Democratic voters are choosing decidedly liberal candidates in some primary elections for House races viewed as key to the congressional majority.More >>
  • The Latest: House agrees to expand private care for veterans

    The Latest: House agrees to expand private care for veterans

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:59:26 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:22:09 GMT
    House votes to give veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system.More >>
    House votes to give veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system.More >>
  • The Latest: Pence reports pension plan, football tickets

    The Latest: Pence reports pension plan, football tickets

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:59:26 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:02:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump has filed a financial disclosure report that reveals a payment to his personal attorney, Michael Cohen.More >>
    President Donald Trump has filed a financial disclosure report that reveals a payment to his personal attorney, Michael Cohen.More >>
  • Pompeo extols 'America's essential rightness' at State Dept.

    Pompeo extols 'America's essential rightness' at State Dept.

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:12:19 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:02:46 GMT
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo extols 'America's essential rightness' in State Department pep talk.More >>
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo extols 'America's essential rightness' in State Department pep talk.More >>
  • Trump pays return visit to recovering first lady at hospital

    Trump pays return visit to recovering first lady at hospital

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-05-15 04:24:17 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:01:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). In this May 7, 2018 photo, First lady Melania Trump speaks on her initiatives during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.  The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized after undergoing a procedure ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). In this May 7, 2018 photo, First lady Melania Trump speaks on her initiatives during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized after undergoing a procedure ...
    White House officials say first lady Melania Trump is expected to remain hospitalized for the rest of the week following a "long-planned" procedure to treat a benign kidney condition.More >>
    White House officials say first lady Melania Trump is expected to remain hospitalized for the rest of the week following a "long-planned" procedure to treat a benign kidney condition.More >>
  • The Latest: Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality'

    The Latest: Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality'

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:13:35 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:49:43 GMT
    The Senate has voted to kill a Federal Communications Commission rule that repealed the Obama administration's ban on internet providers blocking or slowing down certain content.More >>
    The Senate has voted to kill a Federal Communications Commission rule that repealed the Obama administration's ban on internet providers blocking or slowing down certain content.More >>
  • AP-NORC Poll: Young adults feel stress of long-term care

    AP-NORC Poll: Young adults feel stress of long-term care

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 8:14 AM EDT2018-05-15 12:14:45 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:41:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2016, file photo, a son, at right, holds his mother's hand at her nursing home in Michigan. Most young adults haven’t given much thought to their own needs as they get older, but a significant nu...(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2016, file photo, a son, at right, holds his mother's hand at her nursing home in Michigan. Most young adults haven’t given much thought to their own needs as they get older, but a significant nu...
    Most young adults haven't given much thought to their own needs as they get older, but a significant number are already providing long-term care for older loved ones.More >>
    Most young adults haven't given much thought to their own needs as they get older, but a significant number are already providing long-term care for older loved ones.More >>
  • The Latest: Arizona's Flake opposes Haspel for CIA chief

    The Latest: Arizona's Flake opposes Haspel for CIA chief

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-05-16 13:48:58 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:40:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this May 9, 2018 photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a letter Tuesday to the top Democrat on the Senate I...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this May 9, 2018 photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a letter Tuesday to the top Democrat on the Senate I...
    The Senate intelligence committee has recommended that the full Senate confirm President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the CIA.More >>
    The Senate intelligence committee has recommended that the full Senate confirm President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the CIA.More >>
  • The Latest: GOP leaders warn against immigration roll calls

    The Latest: GOP leaders warn against immigration roll calls

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:00:55 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:32:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson, left, listensas President Donald Trump speaks to California Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White Hou...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson, left, listensas President Donald Trump speaks to California Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White Hou...
    House GOP leaders are warning rebellious Republicans that forcing roll calls on immigration could damage the party by weakening conservatives' enthusiasm for voting in this fall's midterm elections.More >>
    House GOP leaders are warning rebellious Republicans that forcing roll calls on immigration could damage the party by weakening conservatives' enthusiasm for voting in this fall's midterm elections.More >>
  • Sanctuary cities could get boost from sports betting ruling

    Sanctuary cities could get boost from sports betting ruling

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:08:54 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:43:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). A man watches a baseball game in the sports book at the South Point hotel-casino, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Las Vegas. The Supreme Court on Monday gave its go-ahead for states to allow gambling on sports across the nation, striki...(AP Photo/John Locher). A man watches a baseball game in the sports book at the South Point hotel-casino, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Las Vegas. The Supreme Court on Monday gave its go-ahead for states to allow gambling on sports across the nation, striki...
    Supreme Court's decision striking down a federal law over sports betting could signal trouble for the Trump administration in its legal fight against so-called sanctuary states and cities.More >>
    Supreme Court's decision striking down a federal law over sports betting could signal trouble for the Trump administration in its legal fight against so-called sanctuary states and cities.More >>
  • Email challenges Pruitt account on motorcade lights, siren

    Email challenges Pruitt account on motorcade lights, siren

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:21:01 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:11:50 GMT
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is going before a Senate panel as he faces a growing series of federal ethics investigations.More >>
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is going before a Senate panel as he faces a growing series of federal ethics investigations.More >>
  • Iraqis protest in Kirkuk over alleged voting fraud

    Iraqis protest in Kirkuk over alleged voting fraud

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:38:53 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:42:25 GMT
    Hundreds of demonstrators have gathered outside an election office in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk to protest alleged fraud in last week's parliamentary elections.More >>
    Hundreds of demonstrators have gathered outside an election office in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk to protest alleged fraud in last week's parliamentary elections.More >>
  • US, Qatar, Gulf nations join to bolster Hezbollah sanctions

    US, Qatar, Gulf nations join to bolster Hezbollah sanctions

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:39:36 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:12:57 GMT
    Qatar and its adversaries in the Persian Gulf crisis have finally agreed to do something together: join the U.S. in placing terror sanctions on the Iranian ally Hezbollah.More >>
    Qatar and its adversaries in the Persian Gulf crisis have finally agreed to do something together: join the U.S. in placing terror sanctions on the Iranian ally Hezbollah.More >>
  • Trump meets with Uzbekistan president to talk Afghanistan

    Trump meets with Uzbekistan president to talk Afghanistan

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:29:06 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:44:08 GMT
    President Donald Trump is welcome the president of Uzbekistan to the White House Wednesday to discuss strengthening economic ties and cooperation in Afghanistan.More >>
    President Donald Trump is welcome the president of Uzbekistan to the White House Wednesday to discuss strengthening economic ties and cooperation in Afghanistan.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump, Uzbekistan president talk Afghanistan

    The Latest: Trump, Uzbekistan president talk Afghanistan

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:58:42 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:03:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump meets Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump meets Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump meets with Uzbekistan's president at the White House, says the U.S. is working closely with the Asian country on trade and military cooperation.More >>
    President Donald Trump meets with Uzbekistan's president at the White House, says the U.S. is working closely with the Asian country on trade and military cooperation.More >>
  • Virginia Republicans at odds - and throats - in Trump era

    Virginia Republicans at odds - and throats - in Trump era

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:29:46 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-16 18:33:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo Republican primary senatorial candidate Corey Stewart, right, gestures as Del. Nick Freitas listens during a debate at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.  The vicious tenor of the 2016...(AP Photo/Steve Helber). FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo Republican primary senatorial candidate Corey Stewart, right, gestures as Del. Nick Freitas listens during a debate at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. The vicious tenor of the 2016...
    The vicious tenor of the 2016 GOP presidential primary is being matched by Virginia's raucous congressional primaries.More >>
    The vicious tenor of the 2016 GOP presidential primary is being matched by Virginia's raucous congressional primaries.More >>
  • The Latest: Pruitt denies aide shopped bad press about Zinke

    The Latest: Pruitt denies aide shopped bad press about Zinke

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:38:38 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:21:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, accompanied by Chairman Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, center, and a member of his security, left, arrives to testify before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on budget...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, accompanied by Chairman Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, center, and a member of his security, left, arrives to testify before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on budget...
    A top Republican senator worries that the ethical cloud hanging over President Donald Trump's top environmental official is overshadowing the administration's pro-business regulatory moves.More >>
    A top Republican senator worries that the ethical cloud hanging over President Donald Trump's top environmental official is overshadowing the administration's pro-business regulatory moves.More >>
  • EU official insists nuclear deal with Iran must prevail

    EU official insists nuclear deal with Iran must prevail

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:48 AM EDT2018-05-16 12:48:42 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:19:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, Pool). From left, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maa,  European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Dria, and Britain's Foreign Minister Bor...(AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, Pool). From left, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maa, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Dria, and Britain's Foreign Minister Bor...
    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says that all efforts must be made to keep the Iran nuclear agreement alive despite the U.S. pullout because "to end the deal would gravely threaten the peace and...More >>
    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says that all efforts must be made to keep the Iran nuclear agreement alive despite the U.S. pullout because "to end the deal would gravely threaten the peace and security in this tumultuous region.".More >>
  • Judges hear arguments, ask questions on immigration program

    Judges hear arguments, ask questions on immigration program

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 3:14 AM EDT2018-05-15 07:14:36 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:05:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2017, file photo, Judy Weatherly, a supporter of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) holds up a sign during a protest outside of the Federal Building in San Francisco. The Trump adminis...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2017, file photo, Judy Weatherly, a supporter of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) holds up a sign during a protest outside of the Federal Building in San Francisco. The Trump adminis...
    The Trump administration will try to convince a U.S. appeals court that it was justified in ending an Obama-era immigration policy that shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.More >>
    The Trump administration will try to convince a U.S. appeals court that it was justified in ending an Obama-era immigration policy that shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump celebrates Barletta, Fischer primary wins

    The Latest: Trump celebrates Barletta, Fischer primary wins

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:51:31 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:52:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Paul Mango, Republican candidate for Pennsylvania Governor, campaigns in Canonsburg, Pa. Monday, May 14, 2018, the day before the Pennsylvania primary where he faces two other Republicans, Scott Wagner and Laura Ellsworth.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Paul Mango, Republican candidate for Pennsylvania Governor, campaigns in Canonsburg, Pa. Monday, May 14, 2018, the day before the Pennsylvania primary where he faces two other Republicans, Scott Wagner and Laura Ellsworth.
    Polls have closed across Pennsylvania, one of four states holding primary elections Tuesday.More >>
    Polls have closed across Pennsylvania, one of four states holding primary elections Tuesday.More >>
  • HHS considering housing immigrant children at military bases

    HHS considering housing immigrant children at military bases

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:52:12 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:13:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies to the Senate Homeland Security Committee, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies to the Senate Homeland Security Committee, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    US officials say HHS considering housing immigrant children at military bases in Texas and Arkansas.More >>
    US officials say HHS considering housing immigrant children at military bases in Texas and Arkansas.More >>
  • Giuliani's confusing media statements may hurt his business

    Giuliani's confusing media statements may hurt his business

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:29:44 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:13:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 5, 2018 photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, applauds at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy at the Grand Hyatt in Washington. Giuliani’s decision to join President D...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 5, 2018 photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, applauds at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy at the Grand Hyatt in Washington. Giuliani’s decision to join President D...
    Giuliani's decision to join Trump's legal team could backfire if potential clients of his international consulting business view him as too erratic and go elsewhere for representation.More >>
    Giuliani's decision to join Trump's legal team could backfire if potential clients of his international consulting business view him as too erratic and go elsewhere for representation.More >>
  • Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar freed, given royal pardon

    Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar freed, given royal pardon

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:01 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:01:52 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:41:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Malaysia jailed opposition icon Anwar Ibrahim waves to supporters as he leaves a hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia's king had agreed to pardon Anwar, who...(AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Malaysia jailed opposition icon Anwar Ibrahim waves to supporters as he leaves a hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia's king had agreed to pardon Anwar, who...
    Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim has been freed from custody after receiving a royal pardon, paving the way for a political comeback following his alliance's stunning election victory.More >>
    Malaysia's reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim has been freed from custody after receiving a royal pardon, paving the way for a political comeback following his alliance's stunning election victory.More >>
  • Trump's prescription to reduce drug prices takes small steps

    Trump's prescription to reduce drug prices takes small steps

    Saturday, May 12 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-05-12 04:52:00 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:32:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks during an event about prescription drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, left, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, May 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks during an event about prescription drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, left, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, May 11, 2018.
    Trump says long-awaited plan for reducing drug prices is most sweeping in history, but it takes small steps.More >>
    Trump says long-awaited plan for reducing drug prices is most sweeping in history, but it takes small steps.More >>
  • Lawyer: Ex-CIA employee in leak probe 'deeply saddened'

    Lawyer: Ex-CIA employee in leak probe 'deeply saddened'

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:40 AM EDT2018-05-16 05:40:11 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:04:10 GMT
    Lawyer says former CIA employee is "deeply saddened" he could face espionage charges from leak of cyber hacking tools.More >>
    Lawyer says former CIA employee is "deeply saddened" he could face espionage charges from leak of cyber hacking tools.More >>
  • Judge: Special counsel had authority to prosecute Manafort

    Judge: Special counsel had authority to prosecute Manafort

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-05-15 21:24:02 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:35 AM EDT2018-05-16 12:35:02 GMT
    A federal judge in Washington says special counsel Robert Mueller was working within his authority when he brought charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman.More >>
    A federal judge in Washington says special counsel Robert Mueller was working within his authority when he brought charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump visits first lady at Walter Reed hospital

    The Latest: Trump visits first lady at Walter Reed hospital

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-05-15 13:05:10 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-05-16 12:31:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). In this May 7, 2018 photo, First lady Melania Trump speaks on her initiatives during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.  The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized after undergoing a procedure ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). In this May 7, 2018 photo, First lady Melania Trump speaks on her initiatives during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized after undergoing a procedure ...
    President Donald Trump tweets his wife, Melania, will remain hospitalized for two to three days, recuperating for undisclosed, noncancerous kidney condition.More >>
    President Donald Trump tweets his wife, Melania, will remain hospitalized for two to three days, recuperating for undisclosed, noncancerous kidney condition.More >>
  • US firms seek tariff relief as US and China try to mend rift

    US firms seek tariff relief as US and China try to mend rift

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:38:46 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:18 AM EDT2018-05-16 11:18:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2018 file photo, packets of raw soybeans are placed on a table at a U.S. soybean company's booth at the international soybean exhibition in Shanghai, China. With the threat of tariffs and counter-tar...(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2018 file photo, packets of raw soybeans are placed on a table at a U.S. soybean company's booth at the international soybean exhibition in Shanghai, China. With the threat of tariffs and counter-tar...
    US companies seek relief from tariffs and U.S., Chinese negotiators meet to find end to trade dispute.More >>
    US companies seek relief from tariffs and U.S., Chinese negotiators meet to find end to trade dispute.More >>
  • False starts, failures in diplomacy with North Korea

    False starts, failures in diplomacy with North Korea

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:28 AM EDT2018-05-16 07:28:33 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:42 AM EDT2018-05-16 09:42:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). FILE - In this March 9, 2018, file photo, a man walks past a public TV screen showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump, right, in Tokyo. Pyongyang’s threat to scrap the June 12 historic s...(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). FILE - In this March 9, 2018, file photo, a man walks past a public TV screen showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump, right, in Tokyo. Pyongyang’s threat to scrap the June 12 historic s...
    Pyongyang's surprise declaration to break off a high-level meeting with Seoul and threat to scrap next month's historic summit with Washington provides a fresh reminder of failures and false starts that shattered...More >>
    Pyongyang's surprise declaration to break off a high-level meeting with Seoul and threat to scrap next month's historic summit with Washington provides a fresh reminder of failures and false starts that shattered previous diplomatic attempts.More >>
  • Europe, Iran say push to save nuclear deal off to good start

    Europe, Iran say push to save nuclear deal off to good start

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:34 AM EDT2018-05-15 08:34:18 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:41 AM EDT2018-05-16 07:41:35 GMT
    (Maxim Shemetov/Pool Photo via AP). Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif smiles as he speaks to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Monday, May 14, 2018. Lavrov calls on participants in Iran nuclear d...(Maxim Shemetov/Pool Photo via AP). Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif smiles as he speaks to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Monday, May 14, 2018. Lavrov calls on participants in Iran nuclear d...
    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini as the Europeans seek to keep the Iran nuclear agreement alive.More >>
    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini as the Europeans seek to keep the Iran nuclear agreement alive.More >>
  • Lawyer: Ex-CIA employee in leak probe 'deeply saddened'

    Lawyer: Ex-CIA employee in leak probe 'deeply saddened'

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:19:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-05-16 06:30:04 GMT
    Lawyer says former CIA employee listed by the government as a target in its probe of a massive leak of cyber hacking tools is "deeply saddened" he could face espionage charges.More >>
    Lawyer says former CIA employee listed by the government as a target in its probe of a massive leak of cyber hacking tools is "deeply saddened" he could face espionage charges.More >>
  • Nebraska Democrats pick Raybould to face GOP Sen. Fischer

    Nebraska Democrats pick Raybould to face GOP Sen. Fischer

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:22 PM EDT2018-05-16 03:22:11 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-05-16 05:52:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this April 8, 2014, file photo, Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., talks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nebraska voters on Tue...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this April 8, 2014, file photo, Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., talks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nebraska voters on Tue...
    Sen. Deb Fischer has notched an easy Republican primary victory despite challenges from four GOP candidates who sought to take her seat in deep-red Nebraska.More >>
    Sen. Deb Fischer has notched an easy Republican primary victory despite challenges from four GOP candidates who sought to take her seat in deep-red Nebraska.More >>
  • Judge tosses California law allowing life-ending drugs

    Judge tosses California law allowing life-ending drugs

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-05-15 22:21:06 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:31 AM EDT2018-05-16 05:31:39 GMT
    California judge says Legislature unconstitutionally enacted 2016 state law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives.More >>
    California judge says Legislature unconstitutionally enacted 2016 state law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives.More >>
  • Lawmakers press Missouri governor probe despite dropped case

    Lawmakers press Missouri governor probe despite dropped case

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-05-15 04:26:20 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-05-16 05:23:35 GMT
    (AP Photo by Jim Salter). Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a new conference outside court on Monday, May, 14 2018, in St. Louis. Prosecutors on Monday abruptly dropped an invasion-of-privacy charge against Greitens but say they hope to refile the ...(AP Photo by Jim Salter). Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a new conference outside court on Monday, May, 14 2018, in St. Louis. Prosecutors on Monday abruptly dropped an invasion-of-privacy charge against Greitens but say they hope to refile the ...
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' attorneys say invasion-of-privacy case was crumbling under lack of evidence when charge was dropped; prosecutors say they'll still pursue case.More >>
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' attorneys say invasion-of-privacy case was crumbling under lack of evidence when charge was dropped; prosecutors say they'll still pursue case.More >>
  • CIA nominee toughens interrogation stance, picks up support

    CIA nominee toughens interrogation stance, picks up support

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-05-15 16:36:50 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-05-16 05:20:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this May 9, 2018 photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a letter Tuesday to the top Democrat on the Senate I...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this May 9, 2018 photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a letter Tuesday to the top Democrat on the Senate I...
    President Donald Trump's pick to head CIA, Gina Haspel, says the agency's enhanced interrogation program "is not one the CIA should have undertaken.".More >>
    President Donald Trump's pick to head CIA, Gina Haspel, says the agency's enhanced interrogation program "is not one the CIA should have undertaken.".More >>
  • Ex-CIA employee probed over leak likely facing new charges

    Ex-CIA employee probed over leak likely facing new charges

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:51:46 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:19 AM EDT2018-05-16 05:19:45 GMT
    The FBI has been investigating whether a former CIA employee jailed on child pornography charges is also tied to a massive leak of sensitive agency documents.More >>
    The FBI has been investigating whether a former CIA employee jailed on child pornography charges is also tied to a massive leak of sensitive agency documents.More >>
  • Homeland Security boss defends separating immigrant families

    Homeland Security boss defends separating immigrant families

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:45 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:45:57 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-05-16 05:10:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies to the Senate Homeland Security Committee, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies to the Senate Homeland Security Committee, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    The head of the Homeland Security Department is defending the Trump administration's method of separating children from their parents when the family is being prosecuted for entering the U.S. illegally.More >>
    The head of the Homeland Security Department is defending the Trump administration's method of separating children from their parents when the family is being prosecuted for entering the U.S. illegally.More >>
  • US intensifies pressure on Iran, sanctioning central banker

    US intensifies pressure on Iran, sanctioning central banker

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-05-15 15:17:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:45:16 GMT
    The Trump administration is designating the head of Iran's central bank as a terrorist and hitting him with sanctions intended to further isolate Iran from the global financial system.More >>
    The Trump administration is designating the head of Iran's central bank as a terrorist and hitting him with sanctions intended to further isolate Iran from the global financial system.More >>
  • Nebraska Democrats pick Raybould to face GOP Sen. Fischer

    Nebraska Democrats pick Raybould to face GOP Sen. Fischer

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:03:46 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:38:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this April 8, 2014, file photo, Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., talks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nebraska voters on Tue...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this April 8, 2014, file photo, Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., talks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nebraska voters on Tue...
    Sen. Deb Fischer has notched an easy Republican primary victory over four other GOP candidates, some of whom argued she wasn't conservative enough for deep-red Nebraska.More >>
    Sen. Deb Fischer has notched an easy Republican primary victory over four other GOP candidates, some of whom argued she wasn't conservative enough for deep-red Nebraska.More >>
  • Stormy Daniels' crowdfunding raises transparency questions

    Stormy Daniels' crowdfunding raises transparency questions

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-15 18:33:04 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:04:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). In this April 16, 2018 file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels, whose given name is Stephanie Clifford, and her attorney Michael Avenatti talk to reporters outside federal court in New York City. The hundreds of th...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). In this April 16, 2018 file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels, whose given name is Stephanie Clifford, and her attorney Michael Avenatti talk to reporters outside federal court in New York City. The hundreds of th...
    Stormy Daniels' unusual method of crowdfunding legal fees in her case against President Donald Trump raises transparency questions about who is actually supporting the legal fight.More >>
    Stormy Daniels' unusual method of crowdfunding legal fees in her case against President Donald Trump raises transparency questions about who is actually supporting the legal fight.More >>
  • Nebraska Sen. Fischer easily wins Republican primary

    Nebraska Sen. Fischer easily wins Republican primary

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-05-15 04:26:05 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-05-16 03:51:26 GMT
    Nebraska voters on Tuesday will pick US Senate nominees for both parties out of crowded fields of candidates who hope to claim the seat held by incumbent Republican Deb Fischer.More >>
    Nebraska voters on Tuesday will pick US Senate nominees for both parties out of crowded fields of candidates who hope to claim the seat held by incumbent Republican Deb Fischer.More >>
  • 4 states decide primaries; Trump's Senate pick wins in Pa.

    4 states decide primaries; Trump's Senate pick wins in Pa.

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-05-15 04:25:15 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-05-16 03:48:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Paul Mango, Republican candidate for Pennsylvania Governor, campaigns in Canonsburg, Pa. Monday, May 14, 2018, the day before the Pennsylvania primary where he faces two other Republicans, Scott Wagner and Laura Ellsworth.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Paul Mango, Republican candidate for Pennsylvania Governor, campaigns in Canonsburg, Pa. Monday, May 14, 2018, the day before the Pennsylvania primary where he faces two other Republicans, Scott Wagner and Laura Ellsworth.
    New district map prompts Pennsylvania primary scramble while Trump hopes his luck continues with Senate pick.More >>
    New district map prompts Pennsylvania primary scramble while Trump hopes his luck continues with Senate pick.More >>
  • GOP senators lunch with Trump, don't bring up McCain remark

    GOP senators lunch with Trump, don't bring up McCain remark

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-05-15 04:26:37 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:32 PM EDT2018-05-16 03:32:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump waves to members of the media as he walks across the South Lawn to board Marine One at the White House in Washington, Monday, May 14, 2018, for a short trip to Walter Reed National Military Medical Cente...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump waves to members of the media as he walks across the South Lawn to board Marine One at the White House in Washington, Monday, May 14, 2018, for a short trip to Walter Reed National Military Medical Cente...
    Trump's Capitol Hill lunch with Senate Republicans comes as the White House and its GOP allies try to coalesce around a political message ahead of the midterm elections.More >>
    Trump's Capitol Hill lunch with Senate Republicans comes as the White House and its GOP allies try to coalesce around a political message ahead of the midterm elections.More >>
  • The Latest: Ex-CIA employee in leak probe 'deeply saddened'

    The Latest: Ex-CIA employee in leak probe 'deeply saddened'

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:52:07 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:28 PM EDT2018-05-16 03:28:54 GMT
    A New York prosecutor is expecting a grand jury to act within weeks against a former CIA employee who is jailed on child pornography charges but may face charges in a massive leak of cyber hacking tools.More >>
    A New York prosecutor is expecting a grand jury to act within weeks against a former CIA employee who is jailed on child pornography charges but may face charges in a massive leak of cyber hacking tools.More >>
  • Trump submits financial disclosure; release expected soon

    Trump submits financial disclosure; release expected soon

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:29:40 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-05-16 02:59:21 GMT
    President Donald Trump has submitted his annual financial disclosure to the U.S. Office of Government Ethics and it is expected to be released publicly in the coming days.More >>
    President Donald Trump has submitted his annual financial disclosure to the U.S. Office of Government Ethics and it is expected to be released publicly in the coming days.More >>
  • EPA inspector general investigating Pruitt email accounts

    EPA inspector general investigating Pruitt email accounts

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-05-15 22:25:47 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:53 PM EDT2018-05-16 02:53:33 GMT
    EPA's inspector general opens investigation into email use by Scott Pruitt.More >>
    EPA's inspector general opens investigation into email use by Scott Pruitt.More >>
  • Lay your money down: Court says states can OK sports betting

    Lay your money down: Court says states can OK sports betting

    Monday, May 14 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-05-14 14:14:18 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-05-16 02:13:46 GMT
    The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports.More >>
    The Supreme Court has struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports.More >>
  • Trump pays tribute to fallen officers in emotional ceremony

    Trump pays tribute to fallen officers in emotional ceremony

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-05-15 16:36:25 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:11 PM EDT2018-05-16 02:11:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is using an annual tribute to law enforcement officers slain in the line of duty to press Congress to secure U.S. borders.More >>
    President Donald Trump is using an annual tribute to law enforcement officers slain in the line of duty to press Congress to secure U.S. borders.More >>
  • Audit: EPA could do more to catch VW-type emissions fraud

    Audit: EPA could do more to catch VW-type emissions fraud

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-05-15 17:56:50 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:29:03 GMT
    Auditors say federal regulators have stepped up the kind of testing that could have caught years of emissions-rigging by Volkswagen.More >>
    Auditors say federal regulators have stepped up the kind of testing that could have caught years of emissions-rigging by Volkswagen.More >>
  • Democrats seek counterweight to Trump's message in 2020

    Democrats seek counterweight to Trump's message in 2020

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-05-15 18:32:56 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-05-15 21:40:58 GMT
    An annual conference organized by a prominent Democratic think tank is offering an early glimpse at some of the Democrats plotting a challenge to President Donald Trump in 2020.More >>
    An annual conference organized by a prominent Democratic think tank is offering an early glimpse at some of the Democrats plotting a challenge to President Donald Trump in 2020.More >>
  • The Latest: Europe, Iran diplomats plan to save nuclear deal

    The Latest: Europe, Iran diplomats plan to save nuclear deal

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-05-15 14:26:36 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-05-15 21:34:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the first day of the budget 2018 debate at the parliament Bundestag at the Reichstag building in Berlin, Tuesday, May 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the first day of the budget 2018 debate at the parliament Bundestag at the Reichstag building in Berlin, Tuesday, May 15, 2018.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has acknowledged that the Iran nuclear deal "certainly has weaknesses" but says it should be preserved.More >>
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has acknowledged that the Iran nuclear deal "certainly has weaknesses" but says it should be preserved.More >>
  • Study: Despite modest income, teachers pay for class needs

    Study: Despite modest income, teachers pay for class needs

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-05-15 04:26:41 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-05-15 21:31:16 GMT
    Nearly all public school teachers report spending personal money on school supplies, average payment of about $480 is far more than the existing $250 deduction.More >>
    Nearly all public school teachers report spending personal money on school supplies, average payment of about $480 is far more than the existing $250 deduction.More >>
  • Senate Democrats urge Trump to rethink helping China's ZTE

    Senate Democrats urge Trump to rethink helping China's ZTE

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-05-15 18:32:58 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-05-15 21:08:53 GMT
    Senate Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to reconsider his plans for helping Chinese telecommunications company ZTE get back into business saying "America's national security must not be used as a...More >>
    Senate Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to reconsider his plans for helping Chinese telecommunications company ZTE get back into business saying "America's national security must not be used as a bargaining chip in trade negotiations.".More >>
  • The Latest: Aide's McCain comment not mentioned at GOP lunch

    The Latest: Aide's McCain comment not mentioned at GOP lunch

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-05-15 18:52:01 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:32:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump waves to members of the media as he walks across the South Lawn to board Marine One at the White House in Washington, Monday, May 14, 2018, for a short trip to Walter Reed National Military Medical Cente...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump waves to members of the media as he walks across the South Lawn to board Marine One at the White House in Washington, Monday, May 14, 2018, for a short trip to Walter Reed National Military Medical Cente...
    The subject of whether the White House owes Republican Sen. John McCain an apology for an aide's disparaging comment did not come up during President Donald Trump's lunch meeting Tuesday with Republican senators,...More >>
    The subject of whether the White House owes Republican Sen. John McCain an apology for an aide's disparaging comment did not come up during President Donald Trump's lunch meeting Tuesday with Republican senators, GOP senators said.More >>
  • The Latest: Top Senate intel Dem says he supports Haspel

    The Latest: Top Senate intel Dem says he supports Haspel

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 3:13 PM EDT2018-05-15 19:13:31 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:03:41 GMT
    The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee says he will vote to confirm Gina Haspel to be the next CIA director.More >>
    The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee says he will vote to confirm Gina Haspel to be the next CIA director.More >>
  • Egypt arrests activist on charges of insulting president

    Egypt arrests activist on charges of insulting president

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:38 AM EDT2018-05-15 13:38:34 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-05-15 19:18:27 GMT
    A rights lawyer says police have detained an activist known for his harsh criticism of the government on charges including insulting President Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi.More >>
    A rights lawyer says police have detained an activist known for his harsh criticism of the government on charges including insulting President Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi.More >>
  • Grassley may seek EPA head Pruitt's resignation over ethanol

    Grassley may seek EPA head Pruitt's resignation over ethanol

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-05-15 17:33:59 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-05-15 19:03:51 GMT
    Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa, a leading supporter of corn-based ethanol, says he'll call for Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's resignation if Pruitt doesn't work to fulfill federal...More >>
    Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa, a leading supporter of corn-based ethanol, says he'll call for Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's resignation if Pruitt doesn't work to fulfill federal ethanol mandates.More >>
  • Trump defends decision to revisit action on Chinese company

    Trump defends decision to revisit action on Chinese company

    Monday, May 14 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-05-14 05:03:47 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-05-15 18:52:54 GMT
    (Chinatopix Via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2012, file photo, a salesperson stands at counters selling mobile phones produced by ZTE Corp. at an appliance store in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. President Donald Trump said Sunday, May 1...(Chinatopix Via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2012, file photo, a salesperson stands at counters selling mobile phones produced by ZTE Corp. at an appliance store in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. President Donald Trump said Sunday, May 1...
    Trump says he will help a Chinese telecommunications company get 'back into business,' saying too many jobs in China are at stake after the U.S. government cut off access to its American suppliers.More >>
    Trump says he will help a Chinese telecommunications company get 'back into business,' saying too many jobs in China are at stake after the U.S. government cut off access to its American suppliers.More >>
  • Sanctuary cities could get boost from sports betting ruling

    Sanctuary cities could get boost from sports betting ruling

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-05-15 04:26:52 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-05-15 18:34:02 GMT
    Supreme Court's decision striking down a federal law over sports betting could signal trouble for the Trump administration in its legal fight against so-called sanctuary states and cities.More >>
    Supreme Court's decision striking down a federal law over sports betting could signal trouble for the Trump administration in its legal fight against so-called sanctuary states and cities.More >>
  • Pompeo lifts unpopular State Department hiring freeze

    Pompeo lifts unpopular State Department hiring freeze

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:00 AM EDT2018-05-15 15:00:50 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-15 18:33:38 GMT
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has lifted the unpopular hiring freeze that had been in place at the State Department for more than a year.More >>
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has lifted the unpopular hiring freeze that had been in place at the State Department for more than a year.More >>
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  • Police search for motive in Texas school shooting

    Police search for motive in Texas school shooting

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:06:13 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:14 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:14:07 GMT
    (Galveston County Sheriff's Office via AP). This photo provided by the Galveston County Sheriff's Office shows Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who law enforcement officials took into custody Friday, May 18, 2018, and identified as the suspect in the deadly schoo...(Galveston County Sheriff's Office via AP). This photo provided by the Galveston County Sheriff's Office shows Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who law enforcement officials took into custody Friday, May 18, 2018, and identified as the suspect in the deadly schoo...

    A junior at Santa Fe High hid a shotgun and a handgun under his trenchcoat before opening fire in a first-period art class on Friday, according to an affidavit filed by police.

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    A junior at Santa Fe High hid a shotgun and a handgun under his trenchcoat before opening fire in a first-period art class on Friday, according to an affidavit filed by police.

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  • Texas school gunman: 'I'm going to kill you.' Then he fired

    Texas school gunman: 'I'm going to kill you.' Then he fired

    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 03:51:30 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:13 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:13:52 GMT
    (Jennifer Reynolds/The Galveston County Daily News via AP). April Salinas, second from right, her daughters Meah, 13, and Macee, 6, and Jeramiah Kelley read notes left at memorial behind Texas First Bank, Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas. A gu...(Jennifer Reynolds/The Galveston County Daily News via AP). April Salinas, second from right, her daughters Meah, 13, and Macee, 6, and Jeramiah Kelley read notes left at memorial behind Texas First Bank, Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas. A gu...

    The mother of one slain student said her daughter may have been targeted because she rejected advances from the suspect, who was an ex-boyfriend of her daughter's best friend.

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    The mother of one slain student said her daughter may have been targeted because she rejected advances from the suspect, who was an ex-boyfriend of her daughter's best friend.

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  • Police: 2 arrests in fatal shooting after Georgia graduation

    Police: 2 arrests in fatal shooting after Georgia graduation

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:50 PM EDT2018-05-19 03:50:29 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:13 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:13:38 GMT
    School safety chief says 2 people hospitalized with gunshot wounds after argument outside high school graduation ceremony south of Atlanta.More >>
    School safety chief says 2 people hospitalized with gunshot wounds after argument outside high school graduation ceremony south of Atlanta.More >>
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