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  • Critics see no end to foreign favors to Trump businesses

    Critics see no end to foreign favors to Trump businesses

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:44:01 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:33:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Critics fear foreign government favor...(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Critics fear foreign government favor...
    Quid pro Trump? Critics fear nothing to stop foreign government favors to Trump businesses.More >>
    Quid pro Trump? Critics fear nothing to stop foreign government favors to Trump businesses.More >>
  • Cohen distances himself from tax-cheating "Taxi King"

    Cohen distances himself from tax-cheating "Taxi King"

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:33:19 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:33:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, walks down the sidewalk in New York. Cohen's longtime business partner Evgeny Freidman pleaded guilty on Tuesday, May 22, 2018,...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, walks down the sidewalk in New York. Cohen's longtime business partner Evgeny Freidman pleaded guilty on Tuesday, May 22, 2018,...
    President Donald Trump's personal lawyer is distancing himself from an associate in the taxi industry who pleaded guilty to tax fraud.More >>
    President Donald Trump's personal lawyer is distancing himself from an associate in the taxi industry who pleaded guilty to tax fraud.More >>
  • Georgia Democrat challenges racial barrier in governor race

    Georgia Democrat challenges racial barrier in governor race

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:23:03 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:33:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams smiles as she speaks during an election-night watch party Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams smiles as she speaks during an election-night watch party Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta.
    Several of Tuesday's nomination races end well for female candidates, one winning a chance to become the first black female governor in U.S. history.More >>
    Several of Tuesday's nomination races end well for female candidates, one winning a chance to become the first black female governor in U.S. history.More >>
  • Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

    Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:43:15 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:33:04 GMT
    A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment. (Source: CNN)A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment. (Source: CNN)

    A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment.

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    A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment.

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  • Pompeo 'very hopeful' N. Korea talks will still take place

    Pompeo 'very hopeful' N. Korea talks will still take place

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:44:27 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:32:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-In in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-In in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington.

    The June 12 summit, planned for Singapore, offers a historic chance for peace on the peninsula - but also the risk of an epic diplomatic failure that would allow the North to revive and advance its nuclear weapons program.

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    The June 12 summit, planned for Singapore, offers a historic chance for peace on the peninsula - but also the risk of an epic diplomatic failure that would allow the North to revive and advance its nuclear weapons program.

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  • Trump seethes over Russia probe, calls for end to 'SPYGATE'

    Trump seethes over Russia probe, calls for end to 'SPYGATE'

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:44:08 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:32:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump talks to visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he departs the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump talks to visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he departs the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

    The Justice Department said it would expand an open, internal investigation into the ongoing Russia probe by examining whether there was any politically motivated surveillance.

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    The Justice Department said it would expand an open, internal investigation into the ongoing Russia probe by examining whether there was any politically motivated surveillance.

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  • Hillary Clinton to address New York Democrats

    Hillary Clinton to address New York Democrats

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:33:13 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:27:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2017 file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the Women in the World Summit in New York. Clinton plans to address New York state Democrats at the party's nominating conv...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2017 file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the Women in the World Summit in New York. Clinton plans to address New York state Democrats at the party's nominating conv...
    Hillary Clinton plans to address New York state Democrats at the party's nominating convention on Long Island.More >>
    Hillary Clinton plans to address New York state Democrats at the party's nominating convention on Long Island.More >>
  • Bitter, expensive fight for Arkansas court seat to drag on

    Bitter, expensive fight for Arkansas court seat to drag on

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:25 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:25:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:26:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew DeMillo, File). FILE - In this Friday, May 18, 2018, file photo, Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson speaks to reporters at the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock, Ark. Goodson and David Sterling, the chief counsel fo...(AP Photo/Andrew DeMillo, File). FILE - In this Friday, May 18, 2018, file photo, Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson speaks to reporters at the Pulaski County Courthouse in Little Rock, Ark. Goodson and David Sterling, the chief counsel fo...
    A bitter and expensive fight for an Arkansas Supreme Court seat that drew more than $1 million in outside spending will drag on for another six months.More >>
    A bitter and expensive fight for an Arkansas Supreme Court seat that drew more than $1 million in outside spending will drag on for another six months.More >>
  • Pompeo: US will fight Russian interference in 2018 elections

    Pompeo: US will fight Russian interference in 2018 elections

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:03:24 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:26:27 GMT
    Pompeo told the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday that the administration will take "appropriate countermeasures" to fight what he called "continued efforts" by Russia to meddle in November's vote. (Source: US State Dept/CNN)Pompeo told the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday that the administration will take "appropriate countermeasures" to fight what he called "continued efforts" by Russia to meddle in November's vote. (Source: US State Dept/CNN)

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration will not tolerate Russian interference in the 2018 congressional midterm elections.

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    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration will not tolerate Russian interference in the 2018 congressional midterm elections.

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  • The Latest: Trump says he wants transparency in Russia probe

    The Latest: Trump says he wants transparency in Russia probe

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:23 AM EDT2018-05-23 11:23:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:26:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks at the Susan B. Anthony List 11th Annual Campaign for Life Gala at the National Building Museum, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks at the Susan B. Anthony List 11th Annual Campaign for Life Gala at the National Building Museum, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is tweeting about the "Criminal Deep State" and says its efforts have backfired.More >>
    President Donald Trump is tweeting about the "Criminal Deep State" and says its efforts have backfired.More >>
  • Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations

    Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:43:22 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:23:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - This March 6, 2018, file photo shows the Capitol in Washington. Several Democrats facing tough re-elections this fall are joining solid Republican backing of an effort to alter some key aspects of the Dodd-F...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - This March 6, 2018, file photo shows the Capitol in Washington. Several Democrats facing tough re-elections this fall are joining solid Republican backing of an effort to alter some key aspects of the Dodd-F...

    Trump is one step from checking off another campaign promise, an overhaul of the landmark Dodd-Frank bill that grew out of the 2008 financial collapse.

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    Trump is one step from checking off another campaign promise, an overhaul of the landmark Dodd-Frank bill that grew out of the 2008 financial collapse.

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  • GOP candidates for Georgia governor ready for runoff

    GOP candidates for Georgia governor ready for runoff

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:03:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:16:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, Republican primary candidate for governor approaches the podium to address supporters during an election night results party Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Athens, Ga.(AP Photo/John Amis). Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, Republican primary candidate for governor approaches the podium to address supporters during an election night results party Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Athens, Ga.
    Any focus on Stacey Abrams chances of becoming the nation's first black female governor has to wait for her Republican opponent who won't be settled for another two months.More >>
    Any focus on Stacey Abrams chances of becoming the nation's first black female governor has to wait for her Republican opponent who won't be settled for another two months.More >>
  • Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

    Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:52:37 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:16:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tech moguls Bill Gates and Zuckerberg are teaming up to help develop new technologies for kids ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tech moguls Bill Gates and Zuckerberg are teaming up to help develop new technologies for kids ...

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users.

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    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users.

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  • Twitter to add special labels to political candidates in US

    Twitter to add special labels to political candidates in US

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:13:38 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:16:09 GMT
    Twitter says the move is to provide users with "authentic information" and prevent spoofed and fake accounts from fooling users. The labels will include what office a person is running for and where. (Source: Twitter)Twitter says the move is to provide users with "authentic information" and prevent spoofed and fake accounts from fooling users. The labels will include what office a person is running for and where. (Source: Twitter)

    Twitter says it's adding special labels to tweets from some U.S. political candidates ahead of this year's midterm elections.

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    Twitter says it's adding special labels to tweets from some U.S. political candidates ahead of this year's midterm elections.

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  • US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:48 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:14:27 GMT
    (HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...(HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...

    Overall, the survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 9.1 percent of Americans were uninsured in 2017, almost the same as toward the end of the Obama administration.

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    Overall, the survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 9.1 percent of Americans were uninsured in 2017, almost the same as toward the end of the Obama administration.

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  • California moves to defend law allowing life-ending drugs

    California moves to defend law allowing life-ending drugs

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:54:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:14:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). File - In this Feb. 20, 2018, file photo, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. California's attorney general is asking an appeals court to quickly block a judge'...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). File - In this Feb. 20, 2018, file photo, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. California's attorney general is asking an appeals court to quickly block a judge'...
    California's attorney general is asking an appeals court to quickly block a judge's decision to toss a 2016 law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives.More >>
    California's attorney general is asking an appeals court to quickly block a judge's decision to toss a 2016 law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives.More >>
  • Pruitt promises action on rising threat from contaminants

    Pruitt promises action on rising threat from contaminants

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:32:46 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:14:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says dealing with a widespread contamination in drinking water is a "national priority.".More >>
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says dealing with a widespread contamination in drinking water is a "national priority.".More >>
  • The Latest: Trump to discuss immigration 'loopholes' in NY

    The Latest: Trump to discuss immigration 'loopholes' in NY

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:44:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:44:22 GMT
    President Donald Trump will speak on immigration and gang violence in a speech on Long Island in New York.More >>
    President Donald Trump will speak on immigration and gang violence in a speech on Long Island in New York.More >>
  • Buckle up kids: NTSB recommends safety belts on all new school buses

    Buckle up kids: NTSB recommends safety belts on all new school buses

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:36:25 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:36:25 GMT
    Eight states have passed school bus seat belt laws. At least 29 states have introduced legislation to do the same. (Source: Pixabay)Eight states have passed school bus seat belt laws. At least 29 states have introduced legislation to do the same. (Source: Pixabay)

    Eight states have passed school bus seat belt laws. At least 29 states have introduced legislation to do the same.

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    Eight states have passed school bus seat belt laws. At least 29 states have introduced legislation to do the same.

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  • Senate bill overhauls handling of sex harassment complaints

    Senate bill overhauls handling of sex harassment complaints

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:35:44 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:26:25 GMT
    Senate negotiators have released a bipartisan bill to overhaul the system for handling sexual harassment complaints on Capitol Hill. (Source: CNN)Senate negotiators have released a bipartisan bill to overhaul the system for handling sexual harassment complaints on Capitol Hill. (Source: CNN)

    Senate negotiators have released a bipartisan bill to overhaul the system for handling sexual harassment complaints on Capitol Hill.

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    Senate negotiators have released a bipartisan bill to overhaul the system for handling sexual harassment complaints on Capitol Hill.

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  • Teachers show strength in Kentucky primary elections

    Teachers show strength in Kentucky primary elections

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:07:36 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:06:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wade Payne). In this photo taken Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Mt. Vernon, Ky., Travis Brenda, a teacher at Rockcastle County High School, speaks during an interview. Brenda, a Republican running for the state House of Representatives, is challen...(AP Photo/Wade Payne). In this photo taken Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Mt. Vernon, Ky., Travis Brenda, a teacher at Rockcastle County High School, speaks during an interview. Brenda, a Republican running for the state House of Representatives, is challen...
    Teachers in Kentucky could soon be taking politicians to school.More >>
    Teachers in Kentucky could soon be taking politicians to school.More >>
  • Texas governor's school safety talks to tackle gun control

    Texas governor's school safety talks to tackle gun control

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:33:23 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:57:53 GMT
    (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP). A young woman cries, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, by a memorial for Santa Fe High School freshman Aaron Kyle McLeod who was killed Friday during a shooting at the school, in Santa Fe, Texas.(Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP). A young woman cries, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, by a memorial for Santa Fe High School freshman Aaron Kyle McLeod who was killed Friday during a shooting at the school, in Santa Fe, Texas.

    Wednesday's meeting will include representatives of multiple gun control groups and looks to have a heavy discussion on tracking student mental health.

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    Wednesday's meeting will include representatives of multiple gun control groups and looks to have a heavy discussion on tracking student mental health.

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  • Ryan returns to Capitol to calm restless House Republicans

    Ryan returns to Capitol to calm restless House Republicans

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:44:14 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:23:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this April 17, 2018, file photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Seven months before his planned retirement, Ryan is facing growing disruption amo...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this April 17, 2018, file photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Seven months before his planned retirement, Ryan is facing growing disruption amo...
    House Speaker Paul Ryan is facing growing disruption in the ranks of Republican lawmakers.More >>
    House Speaker Paul Ryan is facing growing disruption in the ranks of Republican lawmakers.More >>
  • NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

    NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:02:53 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:16:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). David Tepper, left, speaks as NFL commissioner Roger Goodall looks on during a news conference where he was introduced as the new owner of the Carolina Panthers at the NFL owners spring meeting Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). David Tepper, left, speaks as NFL commissioner Roger Goodall looks on during a news conference where he was introduced as the new owner of the Carolina Panthers at the NFL owners spring meeting Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta.
    The NFL approves a new owner for the Carolina Panthers and passes several rule changes, but the league has yet to agree on what, if anything to do about national anthem protests.More >>
    The NFL approves a new owner for the Carolina Panthers and passes several rule changes, but the league has yet to agree on what, if anything to do about national anthem protests.More >>
  • The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants

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

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:05:48 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:25:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...
    The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants.More >>
    The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants.More >>
  • EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course

    EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:12:43 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:25:32 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency has blocked The Associated Press and CNN from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants.More >>
    The Environmental Protection Agency has blocked The Associated Press and CNN from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants.More >>
  • UK government does not intend to block Comcast-Sky deal

    UK government does not intend to block Comcast-Sky deal

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:02:22 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:26:52 GMT
    Britain's government says it does not intend to refer U.S. media conglomerate Comcast's 22 billion pound ($30.7 billion) takeover offer for London-based Sky to competition authorities.More >>
    Britain's government says it does not intend to refer U.S. media conglomerate Comcast's 22 billion pound ($30.7 billion) takeover offer for London-based Sky to competition authorities.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank

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

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:23 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:23:09 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:06 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:06:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - This March 6, 2018, file photo shows the Capitol in Washington. Several Democrats facing tough re-elections this fall are joining solid Republican backing of an effort to alter some key aspects of the Dodd-F...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - This March 6, 2018, file photo shows the Capitol in Washington. Several Democrats facing tough re-elections this fall are joining solid Republican backing of an effort to alter some key aspects of the Dodd-F...
    President Donald Trump says he is eager to sign a bill that will dismantle a chunk of the landmark Dodd-Frank act that grew out of the 2008 financial collapse.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he is eager to sign a bill that will dismantle a chunk of the landmark Dodd-Frank act that grew out of the 2008 financial collapse.More >>
  • Laurel, Yanny or ... covfefe? White House joins in on debate

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

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:40 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:40:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:56:48 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 >>
  • Australian state government proposes protecting wild horses

    Australian state government proposes protecting wild horses

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:11 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:11:59 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:56:16 GMT
    An Australian state government has decided to legally protect rather than kill thousands of wild horses, infuriating scientists who argue the feral species is doing severe environmental damage to the country's...More >>
    An Australian state government has decided to legally protect rather than kill thousands of wild horses, infuriating scientists who argue the feral species is doing severe environmental damage to the country's iconic Snowy Mountains alpine region.More >>
  • Judge orders law firm of Stormy Daniels' lawyer to pay $10M

    Judge orders law firm of Stormy Daniels' lawyer to pay $10M

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:43:53 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:27:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Michael Avenatti, attorney for Stormy Daniels, who alleges she had an affair with President Donald Trump, leaves federal court in New York after a hearing for Michael Cohen, Trum...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Michael Avenatti, attorney for Stormy Daniels, who alleges she had an affair with President Donald Trump, leaves federal court in New York after a hearing for Michael Cohen, Trum...
    A federal judge has ordered the law firm of Stormy Daniels' attorney to pay $10 million to a former lawyer who claimed he was owed millions and that the firm had misstated its profits.More >>
    A federal judge has ordered the law firm of Stormy Daniels' attorney to pay $10 million to a former lawyer who claimed he was owed millions and that the firm had misstated its profits.More >>
  • Senate hopeful Joe Arpaio mum on details of Trump policies

    Senate hopeful Joe Arpaio mum on details of Trump policies

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-05-22 23:23:02 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:06 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:06:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio arrives Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the Arizona Secretary of State's office in Phoenix to turn in petition signatures in his bid to appear on the ballot in the race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff...(AP Photo/Matt York). Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio arrives Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the Arizona Secretary of State's office in Phoenix to turn in petition signatures in his bid to appear on the ballot in the race to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Jeff...
    U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio has pledged his unwavering support for President Donald Trump but is unwilling or unable to elaborate on the president's policies.More >>
    U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio has pledged his unwavering support for President Donald Trump but is unwilling or unable to elaborate on the president's policies.More >>
  • Establishment Democrats relieved after Texas House runoff

    Establishment Democrats relieved after Texas House runoff

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:33:00 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:57 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:57:04 GMT
    (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP). Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, a Democrat candidate for the 7th Congressional District, hugs supporter Annie Arnoult as she arrives to vote in the primary runoff at St. Anneís Church, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 in Houst...(Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP). Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, a Democrat candidate for the 7th Congressional District, hugs supporter Annie Arnoult as she arrives to vote in the primary runoff at St. Anneís Church, Tuesday, May 22, 2018 in Houst...
    A liberal outsider who founded an activist group against President Donald Trump lost her insurgent bid for the Democratic nomination for a U.S. House seat in Houston.More >>
    A liberal outsider who founded an activist group against President Donald Trump lost her insurgent bid for the Democratic nomination for a U.S. House seat in Houston.More >>
  • Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans

    Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:42:39 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:24 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:24:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration’s latest push to wring funding from Planned Parenthood and other federally ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration’s latest push to wring funding from Planned Parenthood and other federally ...
    Trump offers catnip to conservative voters with a new administration push to strip funding from Planned Parenthood and other family planning clinics.More >>
    Trump offers catnip to conservative voters with a new administration push to strip funding from Planned Parenthood and other family planning clinics.More >>
  • Correction: Primary Rdp story

    Correction: Primary Rdp story

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:44:39 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:04 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:04:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel). In this May 21, 2018, photo, a roll of stickers awaiting distribution to early voters sits on a table at the check-in station at the Pulaski County Courthouse Annex in Little Rock, Ark. Voters in four states are casting ball...(AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel). In this May 21, 2018, photo, a roll of stickers awaiting distribution to early voters sits on a table at the check-in station at the Pulaski County Courthouse Annex in Little Rock, Ark. Voters in four states are casting ball...

    Four states cast ballots Tuesday as the 2018 midterm elections take shape.

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    Four states cast ballots Tuesday as the 2018 midterm elections take shape.

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  • Student in OR told to cover pro-border wall shirt sues school

    Student in OR told to cover pro-border wall shirt sues school

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:02 AM EDT2018-05-23 11:02:29 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:02 AM EDT2018-05-23 11:02:29 GMT
    President Donald Trump reviews border wall prototypes, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in San Diego. (Source: AP Photo/Evan Vucci)President Donald Trump reviews border wall prototypes, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in San Diego. (Source: AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    The student is suing for damages, as well as the right to wear his shirt at school.

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    The student is suing for damages, as well as the right to wear his shirt at school.

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  • The Latest: Congress passes bill rolling back banking rules

    The Latest: Congress passes bill rolling back banking rules

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:55:03 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:13 AM EDT2018-05-23 08:13:30 GMT
    Congress has moved to dismantle some key rules for banks that were installed to prevent a replay of the 2008 financial crisis.More >>
    Congress has moved to dismantle some key rules for banks that were installed to prevent a replay of the 2008 financial crisis.More >>
  • The Latest: Zuckerberg tells EU lawmakers 'I'm sorry'

    The Latest: Zuckerberg tells EU lawmakers 'I'm sorry'

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:42:42 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:06 AM EDT2018-05-23 07:06:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). Global citizens movement Avaaz display life-sized Zuckerberg cutouts near the EU Commission to protest against fake Facebook accounts spreading disinformation on the platform, in Brussels, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Europ...(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). Global citizens movement Avaaz display life-sized Zuckerberg cutouts near the EU Commission to protest against fake Facebook accounts spreading disinformation on the platform, in Brussels, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Europ...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is apologizing for the internet giant's failure to prevent some of the internet tools it has developed from being misused.More >>
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is apologizing for the internet giant's failure to prevent some of the internet tools it has developed from being misused.More >>
  • Wyoming to vote on biggest grizzly hunt in lower 48 states

    Wyoming to vote on biggest grizzly hunt in lower 48 states

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:16 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:16:06 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-05-23 07:01:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart, File). FILE - In this July 6, 2011, file photo, a grizzly bear roams near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. Wyoming will decide Wednesday, May 23, 2018, whether to allow grizzly bear hunting for the first time in de...(AP Photo/Jim Urquhart, File). FILE - In this July 6, 2011, file photo, a grizzly bear roams near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. Wyoming will decide Wednesday, May 23, 2018, whether to allow grizzly bear hunting for the first time in de...
    Wyoming to decide whether to allow grizzly bear hunting for first time in decades, would be biggest hunt in lower 48 states.More >>
    Wyoming to decide whether to allow grizzly bear hunting for first time in decades, would be biggest hunt in lower 48 states.More >>
  • Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation

    Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:12:57 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:53:44 GMT
    A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations. (Source: CNN)A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations. (Source: CNN)
    A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations. (Source: CNN)A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations. (Source: CNN)

    A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations.

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    A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations.

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  • Gay Kentucky man loses bid to challenge GOP clerk Kim Davis

    Gay Kentucky man loses bid to challenge GOP clerk Kim Davis

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:07 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:07:36 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:05 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:05:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adam Beam, File). FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2017, file photo, David Ermold, right, files to run for Rowan County Clerk in Kentucky as Clerk Kim Davis look on in Morehead, Ky. Ermold, a gay man in Kentucky, wants to run against the county clerk w...(AP Photo/Adam Beam, File). FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2017, file photo, David Ermold, right, files to run for Rowan County Clerk in Kentucky as Clerk Kim Davis look on in Morehead, Ky. Ermold, a gay man in Kentucky, wants to run against the county clerk w...

    A gay Kentucky man has lost his bid to challenge GOP clerk Kim Davis, who went to jail three years ago for denying him and others marriage licenses despite a historic U.S. Supreme Court decision.

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    A gay Kentucky man has lost his bid to challenge GOP clerk Kim Davis, who went to jail three years ago for denying him and others marriage licenses despite a historic U.S. Supreme Court decision.

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  • Texas liberal candidate bashed by national Democrats loses

    Texas liberal candidate bashed by national Democrats loses

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:42:33 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:25 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:25:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this July 28, 2016, file photo, Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democrati...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this July 28, 2016, file photo, Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democrati...
    Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democratic Party's establishment can overcome an insurgent wing more openly hostile to President Donald Trump.More >>
    Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democratic Party's establishment can overcome an insurgent wing more openly hostile to President Donald Trump.More >>
  • The Latest: Texas Dem deemed too liberal by own party loses

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

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:33:39 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:14:52 GMT
    (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP). Voters cast their ballots at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, May 22, 2018.(Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP). Voters cast their ballots at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
    Polls in eastern Kentucky have closed on another multi-state primary day ahead of the November midterms.More >>
    Polls in eastern Kentucky have closed on another multi-state primary day ahead of the November midterms.More >>
  • Democrats nominate first woman as GOP race heads to runoff

    Democrats nominate first woman as GOP race heads to runoff

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:53 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:53:15 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:09:57 GMT
    (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP). Voters cast their ballots at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, May 22, 2018.(Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP). Voters cast their ballots at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
    Stacey Abrams won Georgia's Democratic primary in the gubernatorial race Tuesday, becoming the state's first woman nominee for governor from either major party.More >>
    Stacey Abrams won Georgia's Democratic primary in the gubernatorial race Tuesday, becoming the state's first woman nominee for governor from either major party.More >>
  • Trump won't say if he has confidence in Rosenstein

    Trump won't say if he has confidence in Rosenstein

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:06:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...

    The agreement came after President Donald Trump made an extraordinary demand that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign.

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    The agreement came after President Donald Trump made an extraordinary demand that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign.

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  • Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules

    Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:33:04 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:56 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:56:36 GMT
    Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis. (Source: CNN)Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis. (Source: CNN)
    Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis. (Source: CNN)Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis. (Source: CNN)

    Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House was to approve...

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    Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House was to approve legislation to roll back the Dodd-Frank law.

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

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

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:13:25 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:55:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in...
    Trump's summit with North Korea is drawing near amid growing anxiety among Trump and his allies over how he can score a victory on the world stage.More >>
    Trump's summit with North Korea is drawing near amid growing anxiety among Trump and his allies over how he can score a victory on the world stage.More >>
  • Teacher beats Kentucky House majority leader in GOP primary

    Teacher beats Kentucky House majority leader in GOP primary

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:26 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:26:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:19:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wade Payne). In this photo taken Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Mt. Vernon, Ky., Travis Brenda, a teacher at Rockcastle County High School, speaks during an interview. Brenda, a Republican running for the state House of Representatives, is challen...(AP Photo/Wade Payne). In this photo taken Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Mt. Vernon, Ky., Travis Brenda, a teacher at Rockcastle County High School, speaks during an interview. Brenda, a Republican running for the state House of Representatives, is challen...
    A high school math teacher is hoping to topple the majority leader of Kentucky's House of Representatives on a night when more than a dozen current or former teachers were on the ballot following a wave of...More >>
    A high school math teacher is hoping to topple the majority leader of Kentucky's House of Representatives on a night when more than a dozen current or former teachers were on the ballot following a wave of education protests at state Capitols this spring.More >>
  • Consumer Reports raises concerns over Tesla Model 3 braking

    Consumer Reports raises concerns over Tesla Model 3 braking

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:02:32 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:07:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Justin Pritchard, File). FILE- In this March 31, 2016, file photo, Tesla Motors unveils the new lower-priced Model 3 sedan at the Tesla Motors design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and...(AP Photo/Justin Pritchard, File). FILE- In this March 31, 2016, file photo, Tesla Motors unveils the new lower-priced Model 3 sedan at the Tesla Motors design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and...
    Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 mass-market electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer Reports.More >>
    Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 mass-market electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer Reports.More >>
  • DeVos: Reporting undocumented students is a local decision

    DeVos: Reporting undocumented students is a local decision

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:22:50 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:03:44 GMT
    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says decisions on whether to report undocumented students to authorities rest with local communities.More >>
    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says decisions on whether to report undocumented students to authorities rest with local communities.More >>
  • Trump appeals again to delay 'Apprentice' contestant's suit

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

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:43:03 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:53 PM EDT2018-05-23 02:53:47 GMT
    President Donald Trump wants New York's highest court to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and kissing.More >>
    President Donald Trump wants New York's highest court to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and kissing.More >>
  • The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:13:57 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:45:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...

    A top Trump fundraiser and a senior adviser to a UAE crown prince ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for defense contracts from Gulf countries.

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    A top Trump fundraiser and a senior adviser to a UAE crown prince ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for defense contracts from Gulf countries.

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  • House Republicans divided as Ryan struggles to keep clout

    House Republicans divided as Ryan struggles to keep clout

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

    The Latest: Pompeo says NK could benefit from US investment

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:32:52 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:15:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, a news vendor counts her money near a stack of newspapers with a photo of U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un on its front page  in Singapore. U.S. We...(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, a news vendor counts her money near a stack of newspapers with a photo of U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un on its front page in Singapore. U.S. We...

    President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is still weeks away, but a colorful commemorative coin of the two leaders is ready to go.

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    President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is still weeks away, but a colorful commemorative coin of the two leaders is ready to go.

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

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

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:16:53 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:14:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. Leaders of warring House R...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. Leaders of warring House R...
    House Republicans leaving a private meeting say a frustrated Speaker Paul Ryan wants them to band together and act more like a majority party.More >>
    House Republicans leaving a private meeting say a frustrated Speaker Paul Ryan wants them to band together and act more like a majority party.More >>
  • Missouri lawmakers read woman's testimony against Greitens

    Missouri lawmakers read woman's testimony against Greitens

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:02:58 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:44:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). In this May 17, 2018, photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens stands off to the side before stepping up to the podium to deliver remarks to a small group of supporters near the capitol announcing the release of funds for the state'...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). In this May 17, 2018, photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens stands off to the side before stepping up to the podium to deliver remarks to a small group of supporters near the capitol announcing the release of funds for the state'...
    A Missouri House panel considering whether to try to impeach Gov. Eric Greitens has endorsed rules that would prohibit the governor's attorneys from cross-examining witnesses during a special legislative session.More >>
    A Missouri House panel considering whether to try to impeach Gov. Eric Greitens has endorsed rules that would prohibit the governor's attorneys from cross-examining witnesses during a special legislative session.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump addresses anti-abortion rights activists

    The Latest: Trump addresses anti-abortion rights activists

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:22:51 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:24:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks at the Susan B. Anthony List 11th Annual Campaign for Life Gala at the National Building Museum, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks at the Susan B. Anthony List 11th Annual Campaign for Life Gala at the National Building Museum, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is talking up his decision to impose new restrictions on federally-funded family planning clinics like Planned Parenthood.More >>
    President Donald Trump is talking up his decision to impose new restrictions on federally-funded family planning clinics like Planned Parenthood.More >>
  • Texas governor convenes new discussions on school safety

    Texas governor convenes new discussions on school safety

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:28:42 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-05-22 23:01:38 GMT
    (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP). Santa Fe resident, Lori Simmons cries during a moment of silence in front of Santa Fe High School Monday, May 21, 2018, in Santa Fe. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has called for a moment of silence at 10 a.m. Mon...(Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP). Santa Fe resident, Lori Simmons cries during a moment of silence in front of Santa Fe High School Monday, May 21, 2018, in Santa Fe. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has called for a moment of silence at 10 a.m. Mon...

    The killing of eight students and two teachers last week at Santa Fe High School prompted the governor to call a series of roundtable discussions on school safety, starting Tuesday in Austin.

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    The killing of eight students and two teachers last week at Santa Fe High School prompted the governor to call a series of roundtable discussions on school safety, starting Tuesday in Austin.

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  • Washington lobbyists put on notice over foreign agent law

    Washington lobbyists put on notice over foreign agent law

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:44:28 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:56:04 GMT
    A recent federal case against a Pakistani man in Maryland may send ripples through the halls of power in Washington.More >>
    A recent federal case against a Pakistani man in Maryland may send ripples through the halls of power in Washington.More >>
  • Navarro clashes with State Department over UAE airline deal

    Navarro clashes with State Department over UAE airline deal

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:32:50 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:13:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). FILE - In this March 31, 2017 file photo, National Trade Council adviser Peter Navarro appears before President Donald Trump arrives to sign executive orders regarding trade in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington....(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). FILE - In this March 31, 2017 file photo, National Trade Council adviser Peter Navarro appears before President Donald Trump arrives to sign executive orders regarding trade in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington....
    After striking a delicate deal with the UAE on rules for airline competition, the Trump administration went to war with itself about what the agreement actually said.More >>
    After striking a delicate deal with the UAE on rules for airline competition, the Trump administration went to war with itself about what the agreement actually said.More >>
  • The Latest: FBI briefing on Russia probe set for Thursday

    The Latest: FBI briefing on Russia probe set for Thursday

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:52:48 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:55:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...
    President Donald Trump says it would be a "disgrace" to the country if it's shown that the FBI had 'spies in my campaign.More >>
    President Donald Trump says it would be a "disgrace" to the country if it's shown that the FBI had 'spies in my campaign.More >>
  • Lawmakers pick successor to disgraced attorney general

    Lawmakers pick successor to disgraced attorney general

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:12:45 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:55:02 GMT
    The New York state Legislature plans to hold a joint session to vote for the temporary successor to fill the attorney general's position left vacant when Erie Schneiderman resigned earlier this month.More >>
    The New York state Legislature plans to hold a joint session to vote for the temporary successor to fill the attorney general's position left vacant when Erie Schneiderman resigned earlier this month.More >>
  • Dems want to scrap tax cut for rich to fund teachers' raises

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

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:02:35 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:25:03 GMT
    Congressional Democrats want to give a big salary bump to teachers and pay for it by canceling the tax cut for the top 1 percent of earners.More >>
    Congressional Democrats want to give a big salary bump to teachers and pay for it by canceling the tax cut for the top 1 percent of earners.More >>
  • Pentagon report: Nukes are central to North Korea strategy

    Pentagon report: Nukes are central to North Korea strategy

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:32:51 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:44:48 GMT
    A Pentagon report to Congress says nuclear weapons are central to North Korea's strategic goal of ensuring the perpetual the rule of the Kim family dynasty.More >>
    A Pentagon report to Congress says nuclear weapons are central to North Korea's strategic goal of ensuring the perpetual the rule of the Kim family dynasty.More >>
  • Romania court acquits Senate speaker of lying under oath

    Romania court acquits Senate speaker of lying under oath

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:12:44 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:43:43 GMT
    A Romanian court has acquitted Senate speaker of making false statements under oath in a trial related to a fraudulent real estate case.More >>
    A Romanian court has acquitted Senate speaker of making false statements under oath in a trial related to a fraudulent real estate case.More >>
  • NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

    NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:51:57 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:04:48 GMT
    (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). Flags fly at half staff in front of the justice center at Santa Fe, Texas on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship servic...(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). Flags fly at half staff in front of the justice center at Santa Fe, Texas on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship servic...
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.More >>
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.More >>
  • Ryan vents frustration over GOP infighting over immigration

    Ryan vents frustration over GOP infighting over immigration

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:33 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:47:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. Leaders of warring House R...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. Leaders of warring House R...
    Some conservative House Republicans warn Ryan about allowing moderates to push through a bipartisan immigration bill without strong GOP support.More >>
    Some conservative House Republicans warn Ryan about allowing moderates to push through a bipartisan immigration bill without strong GOP support.More >>
  • DHS secretary says she's unaware Russia wanted Trump to win

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

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:04:16 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:06:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). From left, Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, attend a meeting with President Donald Trump and a group of governors in the Blue Room of the White House ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). From left, Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, attend a meeting with President Donald Trump and a group of governors in the Blue Room of the White House ...
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says she is unaware of intelligence concluding that Russia favored President Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.More >>
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says she is unaware of intelligence concluding that Russia favored President Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.More >>
  • Vatican bank reports profit but says ethics more important

    Vatican bank reports profit but says ethics more important

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:32:39 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:56:17 GMT
    The Vatican bank says it earned 31.9 million euros in profits last year, down from 36 million euros in 2016, as it works to pursue ethical investments even at the risk of losing money and clients.More >>
    The Vatican bank says it earned 31.9 million euros in profits last year, down from 36 million euros in 2016, as it works to pursue ethical investments even at the risk of losing money and clients.More >>
  • US hits 5 Iranians with sanctions for aiding Yemen rebels

    US hits 5 Iranians with sanctions for aiding Yemen rebels

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:32:44 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:24 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:24:51 GMT
    The Trump administration is ratcheting up pressure on Iran with new sanctions targeting five Iranians for supporting Shiite rebels in Yemen with missile expertise.More >>
    The Trump administration is ratcheting up pressure on Iran with new sanctions targeting five Iranians for supporting Shiite rebels in Yemen with missile expertise.More >>
  • Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuke site closing

    Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuke site closing

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:42:22 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:06:03 GMT
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo distributed on Sept. 3, 2017, by the North Korean government, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, second from right, at an undisclosed location in North Kor...(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo distributed on Sept. 3, 2017, by the North Korean government, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, second from right, at an undisclosed location in North Kor...

    The North's decision to close the nuclear test site has generally been seen as a welcome gesture by Kim Jong Un to set a positive tone ahead of his summit with Trump.

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    The North's decision to close the nuclear test site has generally been seen as a welcome gesture by Kim Jong Un to set a positive tone ahead of his summit with Trump.

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  • Russia adopts bill that could stymie trade with US

    Russia adopts bill that could stymie trade with US

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:12:36 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:43:15 GMT
    Russia's parliament has adopted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States and imports to Russia.More >>
    Russia's parliament has adopted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States and imports to Russia.More >>
  • Poland breaks with EU, voices empathy with US stance on Iran

    Poland breaks with EU, voices empathy with US stance on Iran

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:02:41 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:04:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, meets with Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz at the State Department in Washington, Monday, May 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, meets with Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz at the State Department in Washington, Monday, May 21, 2018.
    Polish leaders are planning to defend the U.S. government's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal within the European Union, where the decision has been strongly criticized.More >>
    Polish leaders are planning to defend the U.S. government's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal within the European Union, where the decision has been strongly criticized.More >>
  • As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone

    As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:32:26 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:46:52 GMT
    Summit notwithstanding, North Korea's media appear to be stepping up their rhetorical attacks on South Korea and joint military exercises with the United States, warning that a budding detente could be in danger.More >>
    Summit notwithstanding, North Korea's media appear to be stepping up their rhetorical attacks on South Korea and joint military exercises with the United States, warning that a budding detente could be in danger.More >>
  • US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

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

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:21:09 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:42:40 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.

    The talks, which ended Saturday with the issuance of a joint statement, may have helped to ease tensions at least slightly between the world's two biggest economic powers.

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    The talks, which ended Saturday with the issuance of a joint statement, may have helped to ease tensions at least slightly between the world's two biggest economic powers.

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  • Bank of England spells out cost of Brexit to households

    Bank of England spells out cost of Brexit to households

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:32:50 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:22:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, pool). Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, addresses the media during the quarterly Inflation Report press conference in London, Thursday, May 10, 2018.  Carney said the Bank of England has pulled back from a predict...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, pool). Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, addresses the media during the quarterly Inflation Report press conference in London, Thursday, May 10, 2018. Carney said the Bank of England has pulled back from a predict...
    Britain's top central banker says the country's vote nearly two years ago to leave the European Union has already cost the average household in the country 900 pounds.More >>
    Britain's top central banker says the country's vote nearly two years ago to leave the European Union has already cost the average household in the country 900 pounds.More >>
  • Ex-coal exec chases US Senate seat despite GOP primary loss

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

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:02:49 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:16:08 GMT
    Despite having lost the Republican primary, convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship says he's going to continue his bid for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate.More >>
    Despite having lost the Republican primary, convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship says he's going to continue his bid for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate.More >>
  • Syrian army, police celebrate recapturing all of Damascus

    Syrian army, police celebrate recapturing all of Damascus

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:43 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:43:04 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:15:23 GMT
    (SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian military and police forces fly their national flags on a damaged building and hold a picture of Syrian President Bashar Assad, in the Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood, sou...(SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian military and police forces fly their national flags on a damaged building and hold a picture of Syrian President Bashar Assad, in the Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood, sou...
    Syrian state TV says military, police forces celebrate recapturing last neighborhoods in Damascus from rebels, IS.More >>
    Syrian state TV says military, police forces celebrate recapturing last neighborhoods in Damascus from rebels, IS.More >>
  • Trump administration slams Venezuela's election as a "sham"

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

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:12:21 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:03:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday...
    The Trump administration is dismissing Venezuela's presidential election as a "sham" and vowing to take quick action to ramp up economic and diplomatic pressure on President Nicolas Maduro's beleaguered government.More >>
    The Trump administration is dismissing Venezuela's presidential election as a "sham" and vowing to take quick action to ramp up economic and diplomatic pressure on President Nicolas Maduro's beleaguered government.More >>
  • US hikes tariffs on Chinese steel exported via Vietnam

    US hikes tariffs on Chinese steel exported via Vietnam

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:02 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:02:30 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:53 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:53:15 GMT
    The U.S. government has hiked tariffs on steel products from Vietnam that were made with materials from China and that Washington said evaded anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel.More >>
    The U.S. government has hiked tariffs on steel products from Vietnam that were made with materials from China and that Washington said evaded anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel.More >>
  • The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:22:16 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:44 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:44:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...
    AP Investigation: A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense...More >>
    AP Investigation: A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense contracts from the United Arab Emirates.More >>
  • Syrian government declares capital fully under its control

    Syrian government declares capital fully under its control

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:31:50 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:33 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:33:57 GMT
    Syrian state TV: Government forces to resume anti-IS offensive in southern part of Damascus after evacuating civilians.More >>
    Syrian state TV: Government forces to resume anti-IS offensive in southern part of Damascus after evacuating civilians.More >>
  • Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

    Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:21:59 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:12:32 GMT
    The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that businesses can force employees to individually use arbitration to resolve disputes. (Source: Supremecourt.gov)The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that businesses can force employees to individually use arbitration to resolve disputes. (Source: Supremecourt.gov)

    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.

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    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.

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  • Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

    Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:23:02 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:25 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:25:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in...
    Weeks from his North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering.More >>
    Weeks from his North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering.More >>
  • US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

    US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:52:00 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:23 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:23:16 GMT
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    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out the Trump administration's strategy for constraining Iran's nuclear program and opposing its other behavior in the region following President Donald Trump's withdrawal...

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    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out the Trump administration's strategy for constraining Iran's nuclear program and opposing its other behavior in the region following President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal.

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  • Border agent questions 2 women for speaking Spanish

    Border agent questions 2 women for speaking Spanish

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:22:07 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:16 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:16:46 GMT
    A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent questioned two women for speaking Spanish in line at a gas station in Montana.More >>
    A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent questioned two women for speaking Spanish in line at a gas station in Montana.More >>
  • Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

    Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:12:11 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-05-22 05:23:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 10, 2018, file photo, the opening bell hangs above the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, May 21.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 10, 2018, file photo, the opening bell hangs above the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, May 21.
    Stocks are climbing on Wall Street and overseas after the U.S. and China said they made progress in trade talks.More >>
    Stocks are climbing on Wall Street and overseas after the U.S. and China said they made progress in trade talks.More >>
  • Watchdog report to fault FBI for Clinton probe delay

    Watchdog report to fault FBI for Clinton probe delay

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:22:14 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:54:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this July, 2016 file photo, FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Oversight Committee.  An upcoming Justice Department inspector general report is expected to critic...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this July, 2016 file photo, FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Oversight Committee. An upcoming Justice Department inspector general report is expected to critic...
    An upcoming inspector general report is expected to criticize the FBI, including former director James Comey, over a weeks-long delay in reviewing a newly discovered trove of Hillary Clinton emails in the days...More >>
    An upcoming inspector general report is expected to criticize the FBI, including former director James Comey, over a weeks-long delay in reviewing a newly discovered trove of Hillary Clinton emails in the days before the 2016 presidential election.More >>
  • Trump discusses immigration agenda with GOP governors

    Trump discusses immigration agenda with GOP governors

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:12:19 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:45:05 GMT
    Trump dined with Republican governors supportive of his immigration policies to discuss plans for border security, deporting people in the U.S. illegally.More >>
    Trump dined with Republican governors supportive of his immigration policies to discuss plans for border security, deporting people in the U.S. illegally.More >>
  • School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

    School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:52:04 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:37:05 GMT
    (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). A billboard is seen off of I-45 near Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School.(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). A billboard is seen off of I-45 near Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School.

    The shooting suspect, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been jailed on capital murder charges.

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    The shooting suspect, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been jailed on capital murder charges.

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  • Democrats add drain-the-swamp proposals to campaign agenda

    Democrats add drain-the-swamp proposals to campaign agenda

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:22:26 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:26:31 GMT
    Democratic leaders in Congress are adding an anti-corruption plank to their mid-term campaign agenda, with proposals to beef-up ethics laws, protect voting rights and overhaul campaign finance.More >>
    Democratic leaders in Congress are adding an anti-corruption plank to their mid-term campaign agenda, with proposals to beef-up ethics laws, protect voting rights and overhaul campaign finance.More >>
  • FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers

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

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:51:49 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:26:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...

    Trump's demand puts further pressure on the Justice Department, which later Sunday asked its watchdog to expand an existing probe of FBI actions, as the White House combats the threat posed by special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation.

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    Trump's demand puts further pressure on the Justice Department, which later Sunday asked its watchdog to expand an existing probe of FBI actions, as the White House combats the threat posed by special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation.

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  • Warring House GOP factions seek middle ground on immigration

    Warring House GOP factions seek middle ground on immigration

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:22:18 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:03:35 GMT
    Leaders of warring House Republican factions are meeting in search of an immigration compromise.More >>
    Leaders of warring House Republican factions are meeting in search of an immigration compromise.More >>
  • The Latest: White House setting up meeting on Russia probe

    The Latest: White House setting up meeting on Russia probe

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:24:19 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:03:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...
    President Donald Trump is meeting with Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general overseeing the Russia probe, and Christopher Wray, head of the FBI.More >>
    President Donald Trump is meeting with Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general overseeing the Russia probe, and Christopher Wray, head of the FBI.More >>
  • 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 04:22:38 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:45 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:45:40 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 >>
  • In North Korea nuke site closure, spectacle trumps substance

    In North Korea nuke site closure, spectacle trumps substance

    Sunday, May 20 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-05-21 01:11:45 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:04:55 GMT
    In this April 27, 2018, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in shake hands after signing a joint statement at the village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)In this April 27, 2018, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in shake hands after signing a joint statement at the village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)

    The closure is a milestone, marking an end to the world's last active underground testing site and offering some important insights into Kim's mindset as he sets the stage for his meeting with Trump.

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    The closure is a milestone, marking an end to the world's last active underground testing site and offering some important insights into Kim's mindset as he sets the stage for his meeting with Trump.

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  • Richard N. Goodwin, White House speech writer, dead at 86

    Richard N. Goodwin, White House speech writer, dead at 86

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:32:07 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:22:28 GMT
    Richard Goodwin, a speechwriter and liberal force who wrote historic speeches for the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson, has died at age 86.More >>
    Richard Goodwin, a speechwriter and liberal force who wrote historic speeches for the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson, has died at age 86.More >>
  • Moon enters talks with Trump with driver's seat at stake

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

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:12:06 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:13:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in smile during a joint news conference at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. For a few months, every...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in smile during a joint news conference at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. For a few months, every...
    For a few months, everything seemed to be clicking into place for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he meticulously set up crucial nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang following a year of...More >>
    For a few months, everything seemed to be clicking into place for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he meticulously set up crucial nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang following a year of intense animosity.More >>
  • Co-author of McCain's last book gives insights into the Senator's life

    Co-author of McCain's last book gives insights into the Senator's life

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:33:34 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:42:54 GMT
    Arizona Republican Senator John McCain, who is battling brain cancer, is releasing what he calls his last book.  (Source: CNN)Arizona Republican Senator John McCain, who is battling brain cancer, is releasing what he calls his last book. (Source: CNN)

    Arizona Republican Senator John McCain, who is battling brain cancer, is releasing what he calls his last book. "The Restless Wave” hits shelves Tuesday and he covers a lot of ground, including his run for president, the Trump dossier and human rights.

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    Arizona Republican Senator John McCain, who is battling brain cancer, is releasing what he calls his last book. "The Restless Wave” hits shelves Tuesday and he covers a lot of ground, including his run for president, the Trump dossier and human rights.

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  • Correction: 2018 Midterms-Endorsements story

    Correction: 2018 Midterms-Endorsements story

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:01:51 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:32:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris D-Calif., speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention in San Diego. Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the seedlings of...(AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris D-Calif., speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention in San Diego. Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the seedlings of...

    The potential 2020 candidates are making the rounds, raising and distributing campaign cash among fellow Democrats, endorsing candidates and meeting political activists.

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    The potential 2020 candidates are making the rounds, raising and distributing campaign cash among fellow Democrats, endorsing candidates and meeting political activists.

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

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

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:22:27 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:32:44 GMT
    A veteran spy, Gina Haspel won Senate confirmation last week after overcoming concerns about her role in the agency's use of harsh interrogation techniques after 9/11. (Source: CNN/POOL)A veteran spy, Gina Haspel won Senate confirmation last week after overcoming concerns about her role in the agency's use of harsh interrogation techniques after 9/11. (Source: CNN/POOL)

    A veteran spy, Gina Haspel won Senate confirmation last week after overcoming concerns about her role in the agency's use of harsh interrogation techniques after 9/11.

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    A veteran spy, Gina Haspel won Senate confirmation last week after overcoming concerns about her role in the agency's use of harsh interrogation techniques after 9/11.

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  • Marching against an 'immoral' La. state budget, 9 protesters arrested

    Marching against an 'immoral' La. state budget, 9 protesters arrested

    Police arrested nine people for stopping traffic (Source: WAFB)Police arrested nine people for stopping traffic (Source: WAFB)

    Police arrested nine people for stopping traffic at the intersection of North Boulevard and 4th Street Monday.

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    Police arrested nine people for stopping traffic at the intersection of North Boulevard and 4th Street Monday.

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  • Illinois Democrats grill Rauner aide on death penalty plan

    Illinois Democrats grill Rauner aide on death penalty plan

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:42:04 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:43:58 GMT
    (AP Photo by John O'Connor File). FILE - In this May 8, 2018 photo, Gov. Bruce Rauner, center, addresses reporters outside his state Capitol office in Springfield, Ill. Rauner, a Republican, wants to reinstate the death penalty in the state. He added t...(AP Photo by John O'Connor File). FILE - In this May 8, 2018 photo, Gov. Bruce Rauner, center, addresses reporters outside his state Capitol office in Springfield, Ill. Rauner, a Republican, wants to reinstate the death penalty in the state. He added t...
    The Democratic-controlled Illinois Legislature is set to begin weighing Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's compromise plan to reinstate the death penalty in exchange for even stricter gun restrictions than the ones...More >>
    The Democratic-controlled Illinois Legislature is set to begin weighing Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's compromise plan to reinstate the death penalty in exchange for even stricter gun restrictions than the ones legislators approved.More >>
  • Judge appoints special prosecutor to decide on Greitens case

    Judge appoints special prosecutor to decide on Greitens case

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:02:13 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:42:16 GMT
    (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens leaves the Civil Courts building after speaking with reporters on the steps of the Civil Court building on Monday, May 14, 2018, after the case against him was dismissed. Greite...(Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens leaves the Civil Courts building after speaking with reporters on the steps of the Civil Court building on Monday, May 14, 2018, after the case against him was dismissed. Greite...
    St. Louis judge says it will be up to a special prosecutor to decide whether the invasion-of-privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens moves forward.More >>
    St. Louis judge says it will be up to a special prosecutor to decide whether the invasion-of-privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens moves forward.More >>
  • The Latest: Iran says 'sham' US policy to reap 'ill rewards'

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

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:13:35 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:13:40 GMT
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Iran nuclear deal was "a loser" with huge repercussions throughout the Middle East.More >>
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Iran nuclear deal was "a loser" with huge repercussions throughout the Middle East.More >>
  • Report: Markle nephew warned over knife at London nightclub

    Report: Markle nephew warned over knife at London nightclub

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:12:06 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:23:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). A photo illustration showing a selection of British Newspaper front pages with pictures from the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, in London, Sunday, May 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). A photo illustration showing a selection of British Newspaper front pages with pictures from the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, in London, Sunday, May 20, 2018.
    Britain's Sun newspaper says the nephew of the new Duchess of Sussex was given a warning by police after trying to take a knife into a London nightclub, hours after the royal wedding.More >>
    Britain's Sun newspaper says the nephew of the new Duchess of Sussex was given a warning by police after trying to take a knife into a London nightclub, hours after the royal wedding.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump aims to prevent 'fire sales' in Venezuela

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

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:32:31 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:52:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Supporters of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gather at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday's presidential election...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Supporters of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gather at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday's presidential election...
    President Donald Trump has signed an order restricting the Venezuelan government's ability to liquidate assets in the aftermath of an election that the White House is calling a "sham.".More >>
    President Donald Trump has signed an order restricting the Venezuelan government's ability to liquidate assets in the aftermath of an election that the White House is calling a "sham.".More >>
  • Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws

    Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws

    Friday, May 18 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:10:24 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:46:42 GMT
    Gay-rights advocates are divided on a potential marriage between one of the corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes and North Carolina, where a law passed two years ago and still partly in effect...More >>
    Gay-rights advocates are divided on a potential marriage between one of the corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes and North Carolina, where a law passed two years ago and still partly in effect allows discrimination against them.More >>
  • Senators press Pruitt for details on new legal defense fund

    Senators press Pruitt for details on new legal defense fund

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:22:09 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:35:54 GMT
    4 Democratic senators are asking Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt for details about his new legal defense fund.More >>
    4 Democratic senators are asking Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt for details about his new legal defense fund.More >>
  • Populists' pick to be Italian premier scorns bureaucracy

    Populists' pick to be Italian premier scorns bureaucracy

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:32:24 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:43:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...
    Populists pick law professor with almost no political experience, a left-leaning voting record and a reputation as a snazzy dresser to be Italy's premier.More >>
    Populists pick law professor with almost no political experience, a left-leaning voting record and a reputation as a snazzy dresser to be Italy's premier.More >>
  • Trump honors Truex Jr. at the White House

    Trump honors Truex Jr. at the White House

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:32:19 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:25:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump, center, poses for a photograph with 2017 NASCAR Cup champion Martin Truex Jr., bottom center, and his racing team on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump, center, poses for a photograph with 2017 NASCAR Cup champion Martin Truex Jr., bottom center, and his racing team on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 21, 2018.
    President Donald Trump is honoring NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing at the White House, praising Truex's courage and his team's vow to "never give up.".More >>
    President Donald Trump is honoring NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing at the White House, praising Truex's courage and his team's vow to "never give up.".More >>
  • Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier

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

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:22:07 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:25:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader, Matteo Salvini, meets reporters in Milan, Italy. One of Italy’s two main populist leaders says he and his rival have finally agreed on who sho...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader, Matteo Salvini, meets reporters in Milan, Italy. One of Italy’s two main populist leaders says he and his rival have finally agreed on who sho...
    Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indicated a 54-year-old law professor with no political experience as their candidate for premier.More >>
    Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indicated a 54-year-old law professor with no political experience as their candidate for premier.More >>
  • Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

    Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:11:48 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:04:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this April 30, 2018, file photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during a discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Mnuchin said Sunday, May 20, that the United State...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this April 30, 2018, file photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during a discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Mnuchin said Sunday, May 20, that the United State...

    After high-level talks, Beijing agreed in a joint statement with the U.S. to "substantially reduce" America's trade deficit with China but did not commit to cut the gap by any specific amount. 

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    After high-level talks, Beijing agreed in a joint statement with the U.S. to "substantially reduce" America's trade deficit with China but did not commit to cut the gap by any specific amount. 

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

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

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:42:17 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:24:38 GMT
    President Donald Trump will travel to New York on Wednesday for a speech on immigration.More >>
    President Donald Trump will travel to New York on Wednesday for a speech on immigration.More >>
  • Trump thrusts abortion fight into crucial midterm elections

    Trump thrusts abortion fight into crucial midterm elections

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:58 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:03:30 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.

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    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.

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  • The Latest: Haspel jokes about rocky confirmation process

    The Latest: Haspel jokes about rocky confirmation process

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:12:10 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:54:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, Gina Haspel arrives to her confirmation hearing at the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Haspel’s 33-year spy career began as the Cold War was thawing, bu...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, Gina Haspel arrives to her confirmation hearing at the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Haspel’s 33-year spy career began as the Cold War was thawing, bu...
    President Donald Trump is at CIA headquarters for the swearing-in of the agency's next director.More >>
    President Donald Trump is at CIA headquarters for the swearing-in of the agency's next director.More >>
  • Trials for violent protest framed as Trump vs the resistance

    Trials for violent protest framed as Trump vs the resistance

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:02:10 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:35:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). In this May 11, 2018, photo, Chelsea Manning, left, cheers with Dylan Petrohilos, right, of Washington, as they attend a rally in support of the J20 defendants in Washington. Petrohilos was one of the people detained in Ina...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). In this May 11, 2018, photo, Chelsea Manning, left, cheers with Dylan Petrohilos, right, of Washington, as they attend a rally in support of the J20 defendants in Washington. Petrohilos was one of the people detained in Ina...
    A series of trials over a violent inauguration day protest has turned into a long-term battle of wits between the Justice Department and a grassroots political opposition network that calls itself 'the resistance.'.More >>
    A series of trials over a violent inauguration day protest has turned into a long-term battle of wits between the Justice Department and a grassroots political opposition network that calls itself 'the resistance.'.More >>
  • Barack, Michelle Obama to produce for Netflix

    Barack, Michelle Obama to produce for Netflix

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:52:30 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:25:58 GMT

    Barack and Michelle Obama have agreed to produce films and series for the streaming service.

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    Barack and Michelle Obama have agreed to produce films and series for the streaming service.

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  • Border Patrol agent questions women for speaking Spanish

    Border Patrol agent questions women for speaking Spanish

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:05:50 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:11:55 GMT

    A Border Patrol agent thought two women speaking Spanish was suspicious enough to ask for their ID.

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    A Border Patrol agent thought two women speaking Spanish was suspicious enough to ask for their ID.

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  • Bush at Maine summer home alone for first time in 73 years

    Bush at Maine summer home alone for first time in 73 years

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-05-21 02:42:13 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:47:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE - In this Saturday, April 2, 2016, file photo, former U.S. President George H. W. Bush waves as he arrives at NRG Stadium before the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game between Villanova ...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE - In this Saturday, April 2, 2016, file photo, former U.S. President George H. W. Bush waves as he arrives at NRG Stadium before the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game between Villanova ...
    Former President George H.W. Bush is in Maine for the summer, and for the first time in 73 years, he's without his wife by his side.More >>
    Former President George H.W. Bush is in Maine for the summer, and for the first time in 73 years, he's without his wife by his side.More >>
  • Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid

    Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid

    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:51:41 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:57:04 GMT
    Criminal investigators are finally getting to study materials seized in raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer.More >>
    Criminal investigators are finally getting to study materials seized in raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer.More >>
  • US office overseeing fight against IS gets reprieve

    US office overseeing fight against IS gets reprieve

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:02:17 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:56:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy for the global coalition against IS, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq. The Trump administration will keep open the Stat...(AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy for the global coalition against IS, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq. The Trump administration will keep open the Stat...
    State Department office overseeing the fight against the Islamic State will stay in business at least until the end of the year.More >>
    State Department office overseeing the fight against the Islamic State will stay in business at least until the end of the year.More >>
  • Black women look to flex power in Georgia governor's race

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

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:23:40 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:36:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). In this May 20, 2018, photo, Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams participates in a debate against Stacey Evans in Atlanta. In Georgia, black women will likely factor into one of the country's marquee political...(AP Photo/John Amis). In this May 20, 2018, photo, Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams participates in a debate against Stacey Evans in Atlanta. In Georgia, black women will likely factor into one of the country's marquee political...
    In Georgia governor's race, black women seek to shape the state's political landscape.More >>
    In Georgia governor's race, black women seek to shape the state's political landscape.More >>
  • Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

    Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:11:39 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:02:38 GMT
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year.More >>
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year.More >>
  • CIA's Haspel can tap undercover work in Russian operations

    CIA's Haspel can tap undercover work in Russian operations

    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:21 AM EDT2018-05-19 13:21:17 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:44 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:44:36 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 relations under Trump dominate Mexico presidential debate

    US relations under Trump dominate Mexico presidential debate

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:22:23 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:03 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:03:33 GMT
    (INE via AP). In this photo released by the National Electoral Institute (INE), presidential candidates, from left, independent Jaime Rodriguez, known as "El Bronco," Ricardo Anaya of the Forward for Mexico Coalition, Jose Antonio Meade, of the Institu...(INE via AP). In this photo released by the National Electoral Institute (INE), presidential candidates, from left, independent Jaime Rodriguez, known as "El Bronco," Ricardo Anaya of the Forward for Mexico Coalition, Jose Antonio Meade, of the Institu...
    Mexico's turbulent relationship with the U.S. government under President Donald Trump dominated the country's second presidential debate with all candidates insisting the relationship must be based on mutual respect.More >>
    Mexico's turbulent relationship with the U.S. government under President Donald Trump dominated the country's second presidential debate with all candidates insisting the relationship must be based on mutual respect.More >>
  • Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

    Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:22:02 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:04:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro makes the victory sign after a meeting with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is se...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro makes the victory sign after a meeting with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is se...
    Venezuelans vote Sunday in a presidential election with Nicolas Maduro expected to win a second six-year term, despite a deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once...More >>
    Venezuelans vote Sunday in a presidential election with Nicolas Maduro expected to win a second six-year term, despite a deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once wealthy nation plummets.More >>
  • The Latest: Mnuchin says US-China putting trade war on hold

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

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:21:23 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:14:42 GMT
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. and China are "putting the trade war on hold" after two days of talks that he says produced meaningful progress.More >>
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. and China are "putting the trade war on hold" after two days of talks that he says produced meaningful progress.More >>
  • Florida's expensive race for governor highlights lax laws

    Florida's expensive race for governor highlights lax laws

    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-05-20 15:51:27 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:14:13 GMT
    (Monica Herndon/Tampa Bay Times via AP, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2018, file photo, Adam Putnam, Republican gubernatorial candidate makes a campaign stop at Kimmins Contracting in Tampa, Fla. Florida’s wide-open race for governor won’t be decided ...(Monica Herndon/Tampa Bay Times via AP, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2018, file photo, Adam Putnam, Republican gubernatorial candidate makes a campaign stop at Kimmins Contracting in Tampa, Fla. Florida’s wide-open race for governor won’t be decided ...
    Florida's wide-open race for governor won't be decided for another six months, but it's already triggered a wave of expensive TV ad buys from groups taking advantage of gray areas in the state's campaign finance laws.More >>
    Florida's wide-open race for governor won't be decided for another six months, but it's already triggered a wave of expensive TV ad buys from groups taking advantage of gray areas in the state's campaign finance laws.More >>
  • US anti-IS office gets reprieve as Syria pullout accelerates

    US anti-IS office gets reprieve as Syria pullout accelerates

    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 15:21:26 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:53:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy for the global coalition against IS, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq. The Trump administration will keep open the Stat...(AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy for the global coalition against IS, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq. The Trump administration will keep open the Stat...

    The State Department unit overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group will stay in business for at least six month more months.

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    The State Department unit overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group will stay in business for at least six month more months.

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  • 2018 midterms: An early heat for 2020 Democrats?

    2018 midterms: An early heat for 2020 Democrats?

    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:21:34 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:53:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris D-Calif., speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention in San Diego. Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the seedlings of...(AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris D-Calif., speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention in San Diego. Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the seedlings of...
    Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the stirrings of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House from President Donald Trump.More >>
    Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the stirrings of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House from President Donald Trump.More >>
  • As Trump pressures DOJ, Giuliani says probe may end by Sept

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

    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:11:29 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:42:09 GMT
    Trump referred to some who cross the border illegally as "animals," not people. (Source: AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Trump referred to some who cross the border illegally as "animals," not people. (Source: AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    President Donald Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether the department or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes, and whether any demands or requests came...

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    President Donald Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether the department or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes, and whether any demands or requests came from the Obama administration.

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

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

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:22:01 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-05-21 03:05:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). File - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). File - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether ...
    President's lawyer says special counsel Robert Mueller could conclude his probe by September if Trump agrees to an interview.More >>
    President's lawyer says special counsel Robert Mueller could conclude his probe by September if Trump agrees to an interview.More >>
  • Clinton ribs Trump with Russian cap at Yale's Class Day

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

    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-05-21 00:12:48 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-05-21 00:21:41 GMT
    (Peter Hvizdak/New Haven Register via AP). Former Secretary of State and former Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds up a Russian fur hat, an ushanka, with a Soviet era hammer and sickle emblem, to the Yale College class of 2018 duri...(Peter Hvizdak/New Haven Register via AP). Former Secretary of State and former Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds up a Russian fur hat, an ushanka, with a Soviet era hammer and sickle emblem, to the Yale College class of 2018 duri...
    Hillary Clinton returned to Yale University this weekend, using the school's tradition of over-the-top headwear to rib President Donald Trump with her own unusual hat: a Russian fur cap.More >>
    Hillary Clinton returned to Yale University this weekend, using the school's tradition of over-the-top headwear to rib President Donald Trump with her own unusual hat: a Russian fur cap.More >>
  • 93-year-old ex-president Bush arrives in Maine for summer

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

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:11:42 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:06 PM EDT2018-05-21 00:06:19 GMT
    Former President George H.W. Bush is in Maine for the summer.More >>
    Former President George H.W. Bush is in Maine for the summer.More >>
  • Giuliani says Mueller could end collusion probe by September

    Giuliani says Mueller could end collusion probe by September

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:50:01 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:50:01 GMT
    Rudy Giuliani recently joined President Trump's legal team. (Source: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)Rudy Giuliani recently joined President Trump's legal team. (Source: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Giuliani said Mueller's office shared its timeline with him about a month ago and that the date could have changed.

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    Giuliani said Mueller's office shared its timeline with him about a month ago and that the date could have changed.

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  • Hillary Clinton to receive prestigious Harvard medal

    Hillary Clinton to receive prestigious Harvard medal

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:11:35 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:13:02 GMT
    Hillary Clinton is being honored with a medal during Harvard University's graduation week.More >>
    Hillary Clinton is being honored with a medal during Harvard University's graduation week.More >>
  • 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 2:05 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:05:39 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. (Source: CNN)Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller. (Source: CNN)

    Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller.

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    Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller.

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  • 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 14:46:23 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:05:20 GMT
    Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure. (Source: Susan Walsh/AP Photos)Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure. (Source: Susan Walsh/AP Photos)

    Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure.

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    Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure.

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  • 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 14:33:17 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:31:34 GMT
    House Speaker Paul Ryan promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)House Speaker Paul Ryan promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

    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...

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    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.

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  • 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 02:01:11 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-20 15:42:18 GMT
    Claire McCaskill defends vote against CIA director: Says specific reasons classified.More >>
    Claire McCaskill defends vote against CIA director: Says specific reasons classified.More >>
  • Arizona 'Dreamers' struggle after losing cheaper tuition

    Arizona 'Dreamers' struggle after losing cheaper tuition

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-05-19 16:20:55 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:22:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Arizona State University student David Montenegro stands out in front of the Memorial Union building at ASU Thursday, May 10, 2018, in Tempe, Ariz. Montenegro and more than 2,300 public college students around Arizona with ...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Arizona State University student David Montenegro stands out in front of the Memorial Union building at ASU Thursday, May 10, 2018, in Tempe, Ariz. Montenegro and more than 2,300 public college students around Arizona with ...
    More than 2,300 other public college students around Arizona with deferred deportation status starting this fall will no longer qualify for in-state tuition under an Arizona Supreme Court decision.More >>
    More than 2,300 other public college students around Arizona with deferred deportation status starting this fall will no longer qualify for in-state tuition under an Arizona Supreme Court decision.More >>
  • White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

    White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:25:02 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:12:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). White House senior adviser Jared Kushner shakes hands with President Donald Trump during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). White House senior adviser Jared Kushner shakes hands with President Donald Trump during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington.
    The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and...More >>
    The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and development projects in the West Bank and Gaza.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump misspells wife's name in homecoming tweet

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

    Saturday, May 19 2018 3:20 PM EDT2018-05-19 19:20:56 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:22:53 GMT
    President Donald Trump has welcomed his wife home from the hospital in a tweet that misspells the first lady's first name.More >>
    President Donald Trump has welcomed his wife home from the hospital in a tweet that misspells the first lady's first name.More >>
  • US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

    US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

    Saturday, May 19 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-05-19 18:41:01 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:55:22 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.

    A joint statement also said the countries agree on the need for "effective measures" to reduce America's trade deficit and to strengthen cooperation on protecting intellectual property.

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    A joint statement also said the countries agree on the need for "effective measures" to reduce America's trade deficit and to strengthen cooperation on protecting intellectual property.

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  • 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 21:41:05 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:02 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:02:07 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 >>
  • 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 04:30:52 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-05-19 23:44:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump accused the Justice Department of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign _ an allegation his own lawyer says might not be true.More >>
    President Donald Trump accused the Justice Department of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign _ an allegation his own lawyer says might not be true.More >>
  • Working Families Party formally endorses Cynthia Nixon

    Working Families Party formally endorses Cynthia Nixon

    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-05-19 20:31:07 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-05-19 22:01:58 GMT
    New York's progressive Working Families Party has formally endorsed 'Sex and the City' actress Cynthia Nixon as its gubernatorial candidate _ challenging incumbent Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.More >>
    New York's progressive Working Families Party has formally endorsed 'Sex and the City' actress Cynthia Nixon as its gubernatorial candidate _ challenging incumbent Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.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 14:51:29 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:53:09 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 >>
  • Jimmy Carter: America has abandoned its leadership

    Jimmy Carter: America has abandoned its leadership

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:26:34 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:33:24 GMT
    (Source: CNN)(Source: CNN)

    Carter also talked about the growing disparity in wealth, the threat of nuclear war, deepening racial divisions in the US, the loss of confidence in public officials, the US abandoning its leadership in pursuit of a healthy environment and his wish for the US to be "strong enough so that we'd never have to prove that we are strong."

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    Carter also talked about the growing disparity in wealth, the threat of nuclear war, deepening racial divisions in the US, the loss of confidence in public officials, the US abandoning its leadership in pursuit of a healthy environment and his wish for the US to be "strong enough so that we'd never have to prove that we are strong."

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  • 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 04:51:18 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:24:06 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 >>
  • Jimmy Carter gently jabs Trump at Liberty commencement

    Jimmy Carter gently jabs Trump at Liberty commencement

    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-05-19 20:51:28 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-05-19 20:58:04 GMT
    (Lathan Goumas/The News & Advance via AP). Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson, former President Jimmy Carter and Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. during the 45th commencement ceremony on Saturday May 19, 2018, in Ly...(Lathan Goumas/The News & Advance via AP). Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson, former President Jimmy Carter and Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. during the 45th commencement ceremony on Saturday May 19, 2018, in Ly...
    Former President Jimmy Carter will deliver Saturday's keynote address at Liberty University's commencement.More >>
    Former President Jimmy Carter will deliver Saturday's keynote address at Liberty University's commencement.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 17:26:17 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-05-19 17:13:21 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 04:42:17 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-05-19 14:46:46 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 >>
  • 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 19:02:37 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 12:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:20:00 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:57 AM EDT2018-05-19 12:57:23 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 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 >>
  • Judge rejects lawsuit against Fox by ex-host Andrea Tantaros

    Judge rejects lawsuit against Fox by ex-host Andrea Tantaros

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:01:03 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-05-19 12:12:35 GMT
    A judge has tossed out a New York lawsuit against Fox News by former host Andrea Tantaros, citing her "vague, speculative and conclusory allegations.".More >>
    A judge has tossed out a New York lawsuit against Fox News by former host Andrea Tantaros, citing her "vague, speculative and conclusory allegations.".More >>
  • Gaza border protests resume as UN calls for inquiry

    Gaza border protests resume as UN calls for inquiry

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-05-18 07:30:04 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:35 AM EDT2018-05-19 08:35:48 GMT
    Egypt's President Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi says he has ordered the opening of the Rafah border crossing with Gaza for the entire Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the longest length of time since 2013.More >>
    Egypt's President Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi says he has ordered the opening of the Rafah border crossing with Gaza for the entire Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the longest length of time since 2013.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 11:10:18 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 >>
  • Monitor: 11 killed in blasts inside Syria weapons warehouse

    Monitor: 11 killed in blasts inside Syria weapons warehouse

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:50 AM EDT2018-05-18 09:50:11 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 3:55 AM EDT2018-05-19 07:55:05 GMT
    France's government is imposing new sanctions on people and companies suspected of helping Syria's chemical weapons program.More >>
    France's government is imposing new sanctions on people and companies suspected of helping Syria's chemical weapons program.More >>
  • Protesters target lawyer who ranted against Spanish speakers

    Protesters target lawyer who ranted against Spanish speakers

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:54 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:54:16 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 3:43 AM EDT2018-05-19 07:43:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Demonstrator sing along as the Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino band performs during a demonstration across the street from the building that once housed the office space of Aaron Schlossberg, Friday, May 18, 2018, in New Yo...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Demonstrator sing along as the Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino band performs during a demonstration across the street from the building that once housed the office space of Aaron Schlossberg, Friday, May 18, 2018, in New Yo...
    A mariachi band has performed songs including "La Cucaracha" during a protest in front of the former office of a New York City lawyer caught on video ranting against Spanish-speaking workers.More >>
    A mariachi band has performed songs including "La Cucaracha" during a protest in front of the former office of a New York City lawyer caught on video ranting against Spanish-speaking workers.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 17:08:48 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:44:56 GMT
    Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis. (Source: CNN)Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis. (Source: CNN)

    The Senate is poised to approve legislation designed to reverse the Federal Communications Commission's effort to deregulate the Internet.

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    The Senate is poised to approve legislation designed to reverse the Federal Communications Commission's effort to deregulate the Internet.

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  • 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 19:02:35 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:25:36 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 16:20:33 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-05-19 02:51:06 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 7:05 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:05:08 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-05-19 01:11:55 GMT
    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 >>
  • Utah lawmaker wants to raise legal marriage age to 18

    Utah lawmaker wants to raise legal marriage age to 18

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:04:22 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 8:36 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:36:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Heidi Clark holds a photograph from her 1995 wedding at her home in Orem, Utah, on Friday, May 18, 2018. Clark became pregnant at 16 and married soon after, under pressure from her boyfriend's religious community of Seventh-Day ...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Heidi Clark holds a photograph from her 1995 wedding at her home in Orem, Utah, on Friday, May 18, 2018. Clark became pregnant at 16 and married soon after, under pressure from her boyfriend's religious community of Seventh-Day ...
    A Utah lawmaker wants to raise the state's legal marriage age to 18 to prevent girls from being pressured into unions associated with higher poverty and lower education rates.More >>
    A Utah lawmaker wants to raise the state's legal marriage age to 18 to prevent girls from being pressured into unions associated with higher poverty and lower education rates.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 19:16:16 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:25:18 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 >>
  • 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 12:42:26 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:34:24 GMT
    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 11:20:30 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:34:19 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 >>
  • After biggest gaffe, pope demands accountability for abuse

    After biggest gaffe, pope demands accountability for abuse

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:13 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:13:13 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:23:59 GMT
    (CTV via AP). This frame taken from video provided by the CTV Vatican television Thursday, May 17, 2018, Pope Francis, center, poses for a picture with Chilean Bishops during a meeting at the Vatican. The Bishops announced Friday at the end of an emerg...(CTV via AP). This frame taken from video provided by the CTV Vatican television Thursday, May 17, 2018, Pope Francis, center, poses for a picture with Chilean Bishops during a meeting at the Vatican. The Bishops announced Friday at the end of an emerg...
    By repenting for his original sin with what amounts to a nuclear option, Pope Francis has quite possibly ushered in the game-changer in the Catholic Church's long-running sex abuse crisis.More >>
    By repenting for his original sin with what amounts to a nuclear option, Pope Francis has quite possibly ushered in the game-changer in the Catholic Church's long-running sex abuse crisis.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 17:52:08 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:00:46 GMT
    The crackdown on activists comes six weeks before Saudi Arabia will lift the world's only ban on women driving on June 24. (Source: AP Photo/Amr Nabil)The crackdown on activists comes six weeks before Saudi Arabia will lift the world's only ban on women driving on June 24. (Source: AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

    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.

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    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.

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  • Poisoned ex-spy Sergei Skripal discharged from UK hospital

    Poisoned ex-spy Sergei Skripal discharged from UK hospital

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 09:40:05 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:23:10 GMT
    Sergei Skripal, the former Russian spy poisoned with a nerve agent in Salisbury, England, in March, has been discharged. (Source: Family photo/CNN)Sergei Skripal, the former Russian spy poisoned with a nerve agent in Salisbury, England, in March, has been discharged. (Source: Family photo/CNN)
    Sergei Skripal, the former Russian spy poisoned with a nerve agent in Salisbury, England, in March, has been discharged. (Source: Family photo/CNN)Sergei Skripal, the former Russian spy poisoned with a nerve agent in Salisbury, England, in March, has been discharged. (Source: Family photo/CNN)

    Doctors say former Russian spy Sergei Skripal has been discharged from hospital, more than two months after he was poisoned with a nerve agent.

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    Doctors say former Russian spy Sergei Skripal has been discharged from hospital, more than two months after he was poisoned with a nerve agent.

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  • 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 02:39:54 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:52:12 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 06:50:22 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:45:06 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 01:29:55 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:03:07 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.

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    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.

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  • 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 04:20:12 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:36:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election at the Capitol in W...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election at the Capitol in W...
    In the year since Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel, he hasn't uttered a word in public about his Russia investigation.More >>
    In the year since Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel, he hasn't uttered a word in public about his Russia investigation.More >>
  • CIA gets first female chief with confirmation of Gina Haspel

    CIA gets first female chief with confirmation of Gina Haspel

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:30 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:22:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...
    Gina Haspel is the new director of the CIA after the Senate voted to confirm her.More >>
    Gina Haspel is the new director of the CIA after the Senate voted to confirm her.More >>
  • 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 22:49:48 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:42:58 GMT
    The government has signed a $10 billion deal to overhaul the electronic health records of millions of veterans.More >>
    The government has signed a $10 billion deal to overhaul the electronic health records of millions of veterans.More >>
  • Lawyer who ranted against Spanish speakers faces complaint

    Lawyer who ranted against Spanish speakers faces complaint

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:10:32 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:34:59 GMT
    The lawyer has been identified as Aaron Schlossberg. (Source: WABC/CNN)The lawyer has been identified as Aaron Schlossberg. (Source: WABC/CNN)

    A lawyer who threatened to call immigration enforcement on New York City restaurant workers who angered him by speaking Spanish has had a formal complaint filed against him with a disciplinary committee that...

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    A lawyer who threatened to call immigration enforcement on New York City restaurant workers who angered him by speaking Spanish has had a formal complaint filed against him with a disciplinary committee that oversees lawyers in the state.

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  • 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 04:40:51 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 >>
  • Trump can't delay lawsuit from 'Apprentice' contestant

    Trump can't delay lawsuit from 'Apprentice' contestant

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:30 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:30:09 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:08:02 GMT
    A New York court says former "Apprentice" contestant Summer Zervos can proceed with her defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump.More >>
    A New York court says former "Apprentice" contestant Summer Zervos can proceed with her defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump.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 20:39:55 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:25:26 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 02:39:57 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:24:19 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 20:19:53 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 9:51 AM EDT2018-05-18 13:51:55 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 >>
  • 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 11:13:37 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 >>
  • Kushner Cos. in talks to sell stake in struggling skyscraper

    Kushner Cos. in talks to sell stake in struggling skyscraper

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:19 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:19:59 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 10:20:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - This March 29, 2017, file photo shows the 666 Fifth Avenue skyscraper, center, controlled by Kushner Cos., in New York. The company owned by the family of Jared Kushner is in talks to sell a stake in its struggling...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - This March 29, 2017, file photo shows the 666 Fifth Avenue skyscraper, center, controlled by Kushner Cos., in New York. The company owned by the family of Jared Kushner is in talks to sell a stake in its struggling...
    Jared Kushner's family real estate firm in talks to sell a stake its struggling Manhattan skyscraper.More >>
    Jared Kushner's family real estate firm in talks to sell a stake its struggling Manhattan skyscraper.More >>
  • MA state rep accused of choking opponent

    MA state rep accused of choking opponent

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-05-18 09:41:26 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 5:57 AM EDT2018-05-18 09:57:41 GMT
    Sam Meas accused Massachusetts state Rep. Rady Mom of assaulting him. (Source: WBZ/CNN)Sam Meas accused Massachusetts state Rep. Rady Mom of assaulting him. (Source: WBZ/CNN)

    A political challenger is accusing a Massachusetts state representative of assaulting him.

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    A political challenger is accusing a Massachusetts state representative of assaulting him.

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  • Trump responds to European criticism about reliability

    Trump responds to European criticism about reliability

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:40:40 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 5:31 AM EDT2018-05-18 09:31:50 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 >>
  • Prosecutor: Greitens' lawyers threatened to 'ruin' her

    Prosecutor: Greitens' lawyers threatened to 'ruin' her

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:53:49 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:51 AM EDT2018-05-18 08:51:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Salter). In this Wednesday, May 16, 2018, photo, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner poses for a photo in her office in St. Louis. Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens twice threatened to "ruin" Gardner if she didn't back off inve...(AP Photo/Jim Salter). In this Wednesday, May 16, 2018, photo, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner poses for a photo in her office in St. Louis. Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens twice threatened to "ruin" Gardner if she didn't back off inve...
    The St. Louis prosecutor whose office now finds itself under investigation by police over its handling of a criminal case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says his attorneys twice threatened to "ruin" her if she...More >>
    The St. Louis prosecutor whose office now finds itself under investigation by police over its handling of a criminal case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says his attorneys twice threatened to "ruin" her if she didn't back off.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 21:19:59 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:50:57 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 04:52:30 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-05-18 05:03:54 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's confirmation became all but certain with a favorable 10-5 vote Wednesday by the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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    Gina Haspel's confirmation became all but certain with a favorable 10-5 vote Wednesday by the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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  • 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 17:31:59 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:55:12 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 20:49:48 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:54:31 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 15:09:55 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:23:14 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 >>
  • Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

    Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:10 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:10:04 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 03:09:39 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:41:10 GMT
    In this May 13, 2018, photo, a man watches 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. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)In this May 13, 2018, photo, a man watches 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. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

    Analysts said it's unlikely that North Korea intends to scuttle all diplomacy. More likely, they said, is that it wants to gain leverage ahead of the talks between Kim and Trump, scheduled for June 12 in Singapore.

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    Analysts said it's unlikely that North Korea intends to scuttle all diplomacy. More likely, they said, is that it wants to gain leverage ahead of the talks between Kim and Trump, scheduled for June 12 in Singapore.

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  • 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 21:30:18 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:03:42 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 >>
  • Connecticut recruiting LGBT families to adopt, foster kids

    Connecticut recruiting LGBT families to adopt, foster kids

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:11:21 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:02:19 GMT
    Connecticut's child welfare agency is launching a new campaign to recruit LGBT families to become foster and adoptive parents.More >>
    Connecticut's child welfare agency is launching a new campaign to recruit LGBT families to become foster and adoptive parents.More >>
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