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  • The Latest: Barbara Bush's casket wheeled out of church

    The Latest: Barbara Bush's casket wheeled out of church

    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:44 AM EDT2018-04-21 14:44:47 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:58:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Attendees arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Attendees arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.

    Guests have begun to arrive at St. Martin's Church in Houston for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush.

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    Guests have begun to arrive at St. Martin's Church in Houston for the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush.

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  • Barbara Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'

    Barbara Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:04:04 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:57:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.

    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.

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    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.

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  • Romney seeks Utah Republican Party nomination at convention

    Romney seeks Utah Republican Party nomination at convention

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:54 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:54:11 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:57:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, shows former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sitting behind the wheel of a tractor during a tour of Gibson's Green Acres Dairy in Ogden, Utah. Romney is gearing up fo...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, shows former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sitting behind the wheel of a tractor during a tour of Gibson's Green Acres Dairy in Ogden, Utah. Romney is gearing up fo...
    Mitt Romney has one of the best-known names in politics, but he still must face down nearly a dozen Utah contenders in his bid to restart his political career with a U.S. Senate seat.More >>
    Mitt Romney has one of the best-known names in politics, but he still must face down nearly a dozen Utah contenders in his bid to restart his political career with a U.S. Senate seat.More >>
  • Romney facing complex Utah nominating system in Senate race

    Romney facing complex Utah nominating system in Senate race

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:14:18 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:57:06 GMT
    U.S. Senate hopeful Mitt Romney will speak to thousands of Utah Republicans gathering Saturday at a party convention to vote for candidates ranging from Congress to state Legislature.More >>
    U.S. Senate hopeful Mitt Romney will speak to thousands of Utah Republicans gathering Saturday at a party convention to vote for candidates ranging from Congress to state Legislature.More >>
  • IMF says trade tensions, debt load threaten world economy

    IMF says trade tensions, debt load threaten world economy

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:03:56 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:57:04 GMT
    ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, right, accompanied by Deputy Assistant Secretary Jason Chung arrives to the G-20 meeting during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Friday, April 20, 2018.( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, right, accompanied by Deputy Assistant Secretary Jason Chung arrives to the G-20 meeting during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Friday, April 20, 2018.
    Trump administration defends tough trade stance at global finance meetings.More >>
    Trump administration defends tough trade stance at global finance meetings.More >>
  • The Latest: IMF says trade tensions, debt threaten economy

    The Latest: IMF says trade tensions, debt threaten economy

    Saturday, April 21 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-04-21 15:44:38 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:56:28 GMT
    ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, right, accompanied by Deputy Assistant Secretary Jason Chung arrives to the G-20 meeting during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Friday, April 20, 2018.( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, right, accompanied by Deputy Assistant Secretary Jason Chung arrives to the G-20 meeting during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Friday, April 20, 2018.
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is urging the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank to pursue reforms that will support Trump administration foreign policy initiatives.More >>
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is urging the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank to pursue reforms that will support Trump administration foreign policy initiatives.More >>
  • Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'

    Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'

    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:14 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:14:09 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:56:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In a Monday, April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. Federal prosecutors said they can give President Donald Trump's person...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In a Monday, April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. Federal prosecutors said they can give President Donald Trump's person...

    President Donald Trump says he doesn't expect personal lawyer Michael Cohen to "flip" as the government investigates Cohen's business dealings.

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    President Donald Trump says he doesn't expect personal lawyer Michael Cohen to "flip" as the government investigates Cohen's business dealings.

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  • Dems' lawsuit alleges conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

    Dems' lawsuit alleges conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:33:54 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:56:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 18, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump listens during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, in Palm Beach, Fla. The Democratic National Committee...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 18, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump listens during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, in Palm Beach, Fla. The Democratic National Committee...
    The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.More >>
    The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.More >>
  • Retiring Sen. Hatch bids farewell to Utah Republicans

    Retiring Sen. Hatch bids farewell to Utah Republicans

    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:44:19 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:56:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/George Frey). Utah U.S. Senator Orin Hatch speaks at the Utah Republican 2018 nominating convention Saturday, April 21, 2018, in West Valley City, Utah. Mitt Romney is facing nearly a dozen Republican contenders in Utah on Saturday as he work...(AP Photo/George Frey). Utah U.S. Senator Orin Hatch speaks at the Utah Republican 2018 nominating convention Saturday, April 21, 2018, in West Valley City, Utah. Mitt Romney is facing nearly a dozen Republican contenders in Utah on Saturday as he work...
    One of the longest-serving senators in U.S. history has bid farewell to Utah Republican Party delegates.More >>
    One of the longest-serving senators in U.S. history has bid farewell to Utah Republican Party delegates.More >>
  • Vive la France: Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinner

    Vive la France: Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinner

    Saturday, April 21 2018 8:34 AM EDT2018-04-21 12:34:07 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:55:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). The U.S., and French flags are displayed on the Eisenhower Executive Office Building as seen through the portico of the West Wing of the White House, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Washington. President Donald Trump plans to celebr...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). The U.S., and French flags are displayed on the Eisenhower Executive Office Building as seen through the portico of the West Wing of the White House, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Washington. President Donald Trump plans to celebr...
    Vive le France: President Donald Trump to host his first big social event, a state dinner for President Emmanuel Macron.More >>
    Vive le France: President Donald Trump to host his first big social event, a state dinner for President Emmanuel Macron.More >>
  • Trump lawyer must say why he wants porn star's case delayed

    Trump lawyer must say why he wants porn star's case delayed

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:22:52 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:54:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. A federal judge is set to hear arguments about whether to delay the case of Daniels, who claims she h...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. A federal judge is set to hear arguments about whether to delay the case of Daniels, who claims she h...
    President Donald Trump's lawyer, whose office was raided by the FBI last week, is seeking to delay a court case brought by a porn actress who claims she had an affair with the president.More >>
    President Donald Trump's lawyer, whose office was raided by the FBI last week, is seeking to delay a court case brought by a porn actress who claims she had an affair with the president.More >>
  • Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump not appealing to Dems

    Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump not appealing to Dems

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:44:18 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:49 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:49:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this March 16, 2018, file photo, political activist Tom Steyer speaks during an event in Cincinnati. Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign arguing to remove President Donald Trump from off...(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this March 16, 2018, file photo, political activist Tom Steyer speaks during an event in Cincinnati. Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign arguing to remove President Donald Trump from off...
    California billionaire Tom Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign to impeach President Donald Trump, but many Democratic candidates are shying away from that idea.More >>
    California billionaire Tom Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign to impeach President Donald Trump, but many Democratic candidates are shying away from that idea.More >>
  • Pot politics: Schumer joins politicians rethinking marijuana

    Pot politics: Schumer joins politicians rethinking marijuana

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:53:39 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:46 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:46:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., confers with his communications aide Matt House as he speaks to reporters following a closed-door strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 17, 2018.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., confers with his communications aide Matt House as he speaks to reporters following a closed-door strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
    The Senate's top Democrat says he now supports making marijuana legal under federal laws.More >>
    The Senate's top Democrat says he now supports making marijuana legal under federal laws.More >>
  • In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

    In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:03:12 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:37:20 GMT
    The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.More >>
    The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.More >>
  • Haley's response: 'I don't get confused' draws notice

    Haley's response: 'I don't get confused' draws notice

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:44:06 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:59:27 GMT
    (Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrives at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-Genera...(Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrives at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-Genera...
    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's rebuttal to a putdown from a close adviser to President Donald Trump has been seized upon as a rallying cry among some women.More >>
    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's rebuttal to a putdown from a close adviser to President Donald Trump has been seized upon as a rallying cry among some women.More >>
  • Lobbyist tied to condo leased by EPA chief retires from firm

    Lobbyist tied to condo leased by EPA chief retires from firm

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:23:52 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:07:29 GMT
    The fossil-fuels lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced Capitol Hill condo leased by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is taking early retirement as a result of the scandal.More >>
    The fossil-fuels lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced Capitol Hill condo leased by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is taking early retirement as a result of the scandal.More >>
  • Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for Trump

    Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for Trump

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:04:02 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-04-21 15:54:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse i...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse i...
    With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender.More >>
    With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender.More >>
  • In new walkouts, students look to turn outrage to action

    In new walkouts, students look to turn outrage to action

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:26:49 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-04-21 14:15:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2018 file photo, young demonstrators hold a rally in front of the White House in Washington. Another wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gu...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2018 file photo, young demonstrators hold a rally in front of the White House in Washington. Another wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gu...

    Another wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gun control.

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    Another wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gun control.

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  • Probe clears Haspel on destruction of waterboarding tapes

    Probe clears Haspel on destruction of waterboarding tapes

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:43:59 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:07 AM EDT2018-04-21 14:07:16 GMT
    (CIA via AP). This March 21, 2017, photo provided by the CIA, shows CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel. A former top U.S. intelligence official says President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next CIA director was cleared of wrongdoing years ago in the de...(CIA via AP). This March 21, 2017, photo provided by the CIA, shows CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel. A former top U.S. intelligence official says President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next CIA director was cleared of wrongdoing years ago in the de...
    The CIA has given lawmakers a memo showing President Donald Trump's pick to be the agency's next CIA director was cleared years ago of wrongdoing in the destruction of videotapes showing terror suspects being...More >>
    The CIA has given lawmakers a memo showing President Donald Trump's pick to be the agency's next CIA director was cleared years ago of wrongdoing in the destruction of videotapes showing terror suspects being waterboarded.More >>
  • Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens charged over charity donor list

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens charged over charity donor list

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:54:07 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:37:48 GMT
    (Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo., about allegations related to an extramarital affair with his hairdres...(Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo., about allegations related to an extramarital affair with his hairdres...
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been charged with a felony related to his use of a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign.More >>
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been charged with a felony related to his use of a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign.More >>
  • Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement

    Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:03:06 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:16:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment...

    President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn.

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    President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn.

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  • Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

    Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:12:45 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:54 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:54:11 GMT
    The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to documents about its buildings in New York City. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to documents about its buildings in New York City. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
    The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to documents about its buildings in New York City. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to documents about its buildings in New York City. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City.

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    The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City.

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  • About 2,500 mourners pay respects to Barbara Bush at viewing

    About 2,500 mourners pay respects to Barbara Bush at viewing

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:43 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:43:25 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:47 AM EDT2018-04-21 06:47:26 GMT

    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.

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    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.

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  • The Latest: Trump asks whether illegal leaks prompted probe

    The Latest: Trump asks whether illegal leaks prompted probe

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:04 AM EDT2018-04-20 11:04:42 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:16:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment...
    President Donald Trump is defending his former national security adviser after the release of memos written by former FBI Director James Comey.More >>
    President Donald Trump is defending his former national security adviser after the release of memos written by former FBI Director James Comey.More >>
  • For Trump, Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team

    For Trump, Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:04:05 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:04:43 GMT
    With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender.More >>
    With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender.More >>
  • Haley's pushback draws fans, rattles White House

    Haley's pushback draws fans, rattles White House

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-04-20 20:23:35 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:46:42 GMT
    (Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrives at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-Genera...(Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrives at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-Genera...
    The public spat between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Russia sanctions cast a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump.More >>
    The public spat between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Russia sanctions cast a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Army lowers 2017 recruiting goal; more soldiers staying on

    Army lowers 2017 recruiting goal; more soldiers staying on

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:47:41 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:46:16 GMT
    The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 soldiers this year and has now officially lowered the goal.More >>
    The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 soldiers this year and has now officially lowered the goal.More >>
  • Hot potato: Dems shy from Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump

    Hot potato: Dems shy from Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:34:09 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:46:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this March 16, 2018, file photo, political activist Tom Steyer speaks during an event in Cincinnati. Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign arguing to remove President Donald Trump from off...(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this March 16, 2018, file photo, political activist Tom Steyer speaks during an event in Cincinnati. Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign arguing to remove President Donald Trump from off...
    California billionaire Tom Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign to impeach President Donald Trump, but many Democratic candidates are shying away from that idea.More >>
    California billionaire Tom Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign to impeach President Donald Trump, but many Democratic candidates are shying away from that idea.More >>
  • Trump administration pushes back against trade criticism

    Trump administration pushes back against trade criticism

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:42:59 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-04-21 03:04:22 GMT
    ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks at the panel Reforming the Euro Area: Views from inside and outside of Europe, during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Thursday...( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks at the panel Reforming the Euro Area: Views from inside and outside of Europe, during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Thursday...
    The head of the International Monetary Fund is urging countries to work out their differences over trade.More >>
    The head of the International Monetary Fund is urging countries to work out their differences over trade.More >>
  • Trump calls OPEC efforts to boost oil prices 'not good'

    Trump calls OPEC efforts to boost oil prices 'not good'

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:03 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:03:27 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-04-21 01:14:12 GMT
    President Donald Trump says oil-producing cartel OPEC "is at it again," and that efforts to maintain high prices "will not be accepted!".More >>
    President Donald Trump says oil-producing cartel OPEC "is at it again," and that efforts to maintain high prices "will not be accepted!".More >>
  • Trump's divisive pick to run NASA wins narrow confirmation

    Trump's divisive pick to run NASA wins narrow confirmation

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:02:13 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 8:47 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:47:02 GMT
    The Senate narrowly confirmed President Donald Trump's choice of a tea party congressman to run NASA.More >>
    The Senate narrowly confirmed President Donald Trump's choice of a tea party congressman to run NASA.More >>
  • HHS secretary recovering at home after hospital stay

    HHS secretary recovering at home after hospital stay

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:54 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:54:05 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 8:06 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:06:58 GMT
    HHS secretary recovering at home after hospitalization for treatment of a painful bowel condition.More >>
    HHS secretary recovering at home after hospitalization for treatment of a painful bowel condition.More >>
  • Pompeo faces opposition on Senate panel

    Pompeo faces opposition on Senate panel

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:13:44 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 7:59 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:59:16 GMT
    Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, is expected to face unified opposition from Democrats at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee next week after one undecided Democrat said he...More >>
    Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, is expected to face unified opposition from Democrats at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee next week after one undecided Democrat said he would vote no.More >>
  • Ex-FBI deputy director 'disappointed' in Comey comments

    Ex-FBI deputy director 'disappointed' in Comey comments

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:12 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:12:49 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:19:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, then-FBI acting director Andrew McCabe listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Ju...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, then-FBI acting director Andrew McCabe listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Ju...
    The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington.More >>
    The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington.More >>
  • Probe cleared Haspel in destruction of waterboarding tapes

    Probe cleared Haspel in destruction of waterboarding tapes

    Friday, April 20 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-04-20 19:23:29 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:59:24 GMT
    A former top US intelligence official says President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next CIA director was cleared of wrongdoing years ago in the destruction of videotapes showing terror suspects being waterboarded.More >>
    A former top US intelligence official says President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next CIA director was cleared of wrongdoing years ago in the destruction of videotapes showing terror suspects being waterboarded.More >>
  • Senate panel talks to Russian lawyer who met with Trump Jr.

    Senate panel talks to Russian lawyer who met with Trump Jr.

    Friday, April 20 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-04-20 19:23:09 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:58:43 GMT
    A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. at a Trump Tower meeting during the 2016 campaign recently met U.S. Senate investigators in Berlin, a person familiar with the interview tells The...More >>
    A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. at a Trump Tower meeting during the 2016 campaign recently met U.S. Senate investigators in Berlin, a person familiar with the interview tells The Associated Press.More >>
  • John Bolton announces Mira Ricardel as deputy adviser

    John Bolton announces Mira Ricardel as deputy adviser

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:06:57 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:58:27 GMT
    John Bolton announces Mira Ricardel as deputy national security adviser.More >>
    John Bolton announces Mira Ricardel as deputy national security adviser.More >>
  • Civil rights prosecutors urge charges in Garner death

    Civil rights prosecutors urge charges in Garner death

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:43:45 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:47:49 GMT
    A memorial for Eric Garner rests on the pavement near the site of his death, Saturday, July 19, 2014, in the Staten Island borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)A memorial for Eric Garner rests on the pavement near the site of his death, Saturday, July 19, 2014, in the Staten Island borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Federal civil rights prosecutors have recommended charging a New York police officer in the 2014 death of Eric Garner.

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    Federal civil rights prosecutors have recommended charging a New York police officer in the 2014 death of Eric Garner.

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  • Trump administration defends Obama's Atlantic monument

    Trump administration defends Obama's Atlantic monument

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:00 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:00:21 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:37:16 GMT
    The federal government wants to judge to toss a lawsuit from fishermen trying to eliminate former President Barack Obama's Atlantic Ocean monument.More >>
    The federal government wants to judge to toss a lawsuit from fishermen trying to eliminate former President Barack Obama's Atlantic Ocean monument.More >>
  • AP-NORC Poll: Americans expect Russia tension will get worse

    AP-NORC Poll: Americans expect Russia tension will get worse

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:04 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:04:51 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:22:25 GMT
    Graphic shows results of AP-NORC Center poll on foreign relations and Trump approval; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm;Graphic shows results of AP-NORC Center poll on foreign relations and Trump approval; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm;
    Americans are largely pessimistic about U.S. relations with Russia and China in the next year, and despite signs of diplomatic progress with Kim Jong Un over nuclear weapons, nearly half also expect things to get...More >>
    Americans are largely pessimistic about U.S. relations with Russia and China in the next year, and despite signs of diplomatic progress with Kim Jong Un over nuclear weapons, nearly half also expect things to get worse with North Korea.More >>
  • Arizona is next stop for movement seeking better teacher pay

    Arizona is next stop for movement seeking better teacher pay

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:53 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:53:00 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:22:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Teacher Jennifer Galluzzo casts her ballot outside Paseo Verde Elementary Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Peoria, Ariz. Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school funding after weeks o...(AP Photo/Matt York). Teacher Jennifer Galluzzo casts her ballot outside Paseo Verde Elementary Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Peoria, Ariz. Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school funding after weeks o...
    Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding.More >>
    Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding.More >>
  • Romney faces tough GOP crowd in Utah bid for US Senate seat

    Romney faces tough GOP crowd in Utah bid for US Senate seat

    Friday, April 20 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-04-20 19:03:32 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:19:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). In this Saturday, March 3, 2018, photo, shows Mitt Romney during a tour of Arches National Park, near Moab, Utah. Romney is gearing up for arguably the biggest challenge of his Senate campaign: A Utah Republican party conv...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). In this Saturday, March 3, 2018, photo, shows Mitt Romney during a tour of Arches National Park, near Moab, Utah. Romney is gearing up for arguably the biggest challenge of his Senate campaign: A Utah Republican party conv...
    Mitt Romney's bid for the U.S. Senate will have him wooing an unpredictable crowd of far-right leaning Utah Republicans at the state party convention this weekend.More >>
    Mitt Romney's bid for the U.S. Senate will have him wooing an unpredictable crowd of far-right leaning Utah Republicans at the state party convention this weekend.More >>
  • Major GOP donor announces run for Wyoming governor

    Major GOP donor announces run for Wyoming governor

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-04-20 21:43:46 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-04-20 21:47:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, file). FILE--In this May 27, 2015, file photo, businessman Foster Friess is seen in Cabot, Pa. Friess announced his campaign for Wyoming governor Friday, April 20, 2018, at the Republican state convention in Laramie, Wyo.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, file). FILE--In this May 27, 2015, file photo, businessman Foster Friess is seen in Cabot, Pa. Friess announced his campaign for Wyoming governor Friday, April 20, 2018, at the Republican state convention in Laramie, Wyo.
    Republican Party top donor, fundraiser running for governor of Wyoming.More >>
    Republican Party top donor, fundraiser running for governor of Wyoming.More >>
  • Dems to black activists: Trump is 'the darkness'

    Dems to black activists: Trump is 'the darkness'

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:57:48 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-04-20 20:36:33 GMT
    Elizabeth Warren rails against housing discrimination in message to black activists: 'All our fights are interconnected".More >>
    Elizabeth Warren rails against housing discrimination in message to black activists: 'All our fights are interconnected".More >>
  • US says China, Iran, Russia are 'forces for instability'

    US says China, Iran, Russia are 'forces for instability'

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-04-20 17:13:06 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-04-20 20:26:43 GMT
    The Trump administration is lashing out at China, Iran, Russia and North Korea for being "forces of instability" because of human rights abuses of their own citizens and others.More >>
    The Trump administration is lashing out at China, Iran, Russia and North Korea for being "forces of instability" because of human rights abuses of their own citizens and others.More >>
  • The Latest: Former President George HW Bush greets mourners

    The Latest: Former President George HW Bush greets mourners

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:43:42 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-04-20 19:18:14 GMT
    (Richard Carson/Pool via AP). Former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose at St. Martin's Episcopal Church Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston, prior to the public visitation.(Richard Carson/Pool via AP). Former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose at St. Martin's Episcopal Church Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston, prior to the public visitation.
    A spray of flowers covers the closed silver casket of former first lady Barbara Bush in the sanctuary of the Houston church where mourners are waiting to pay their final respects.More >>
    A spray of flowers covers the closed silver casket of former first lady Barbara Bush in the sanctuary of the Houston church where mourners are waiting to pay their final respects.More >>
  • Trump legal team in Russia probe gets Rudy Giuliani

    Trump legal team in Russia probe gets Rudy Giuliani

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:02:52 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:26:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse i...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse i...
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel's Russia investigation.More >>
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel's Russia investigation.More >>
  • Barbara Bush believed literacy could cure other ills

    Barbara Bush believed literacy could cure other ills

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:33 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:33:17 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:09:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Luc Novovitch, File). FILE - In this May 16, 1994 file photo, former first lady Barbara Bush reads to a group of children at the Clinton Family Inn, a shelter run by Homes for the Homeless in New York. Promoting literacy was a longtime cause ...(AP Photo/Luc Novovitch, File). FILE - In this May 16, 1994 file photo, former first lady Barbara Bush reads to a group of children at the Clinton Family Inn, a shelter run by Homes for the Homeless in New York. Promoting literacy was a longtime cause ...

    Barbara Bush came up with the idea of focusing on literacy as first lady during a jog in 1978, the year her husband considered his first run for president.

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    Barbara Bush came up with the idea of focusing on literacy as first lady during a jog in 1978, the year her husband considered his first run for president.

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  • Woman who lost pink house, court case seeks box office win

    Woman who lost pink house, court case seeks box office win

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:13 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:13:32 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:47:03 GMT
    A Supreme Court case that involved a Connecticut woman and her little pink house is now a movie.More >>
    A Supreme Court case that involved a Connecticut woman and her little pink house is now a movie.More >>
  • Columbine, Parkland students unite for voter registration

    Columbine, Parkland students unite for voter registration

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:25:12 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:58:29 GMT
    (AP Phoot/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photograph, an orange ribbons adorns a fence after it was tied there by a student during a walkout to protest gun violence on the soccer field behind Columbine High School in Little...(AP Phoot/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photograph, an orange ribbons adorns a fence after it was tied there by a student during a walkout to protest gun violence on the soccer field behind Columbine High School in Little...

    While students across US plan walkouts for Columbine anniversary, a quiet day of service planned for students at Colorado school.

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    While students across US plan walkouts for Columbine anniversary, a quiet day of service planned for students at Colorado school.

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  • Trump says midterms are "choice" for country on taxes

    Trump says midterms are "choice" for country on taxes

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:03 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:03:17 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:57:58 GMT
    President Donald Trump says the November elections are "a choice" for the country between Republicans who want to protect their signature tax cut law and Democrats he says "want to end them and raise your taxes...More >>
    President Donald Trump says the November elections are "a choice" for the country between Republicans who want to protect their signature tax cut law and Democrats he says "want to end them and raise your taxes substantially.".More >>
  • Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout

    Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:52:43 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 9:28 AM EDT2018-04-20 13:28:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Teachers Cassi Igo and Andrew Brothers cast their ballots outside Paseo Verde Elementary Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Peoria, Ariz. Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school fundin...(AP Photo/Matt York). Teachers Cassi Igo and Andrew Brothers cast their ballots outside Paseo Verde Elementary Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Peoria, Ariz. Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school fundin...
    The potential for Arizona teachers to launch a first-ever statewide strike has school districts and parents making contingency plans despite a lack of clarity about what may happen and when.More >>
    The potential for Arizona teachers to launch a first-ever statewide strike has school districts and parents making contingency plans despite a lack of clarity about what may happen and when.More >>
  • How the AP-NORC poll on foreign policy was conducted

    How the AP-NORC poll on foreign policy was conducted

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:13 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:13:08 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 8:15 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:15:31 GMT
    How the AP-NORC poll on foreign policy was conducted.More >>
    How the AP-NORC poll on foreign policy was conducted.More >>
  • Awww: 10 days old, she makes Senate history in her pink cap

    Awww: 10 days old, she makes Senate history in her pink cap

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:51:56 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 8:08 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:08:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, photo, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., speaks to Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Babies do not care about Senate decorum. But in a bow to working p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, photo, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., speaks to Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Babies do not care about Senate decorum. But in a bow to working p...

    Prompted by the first sitting senator with a newborn, the Senate has decided to allow the babies of its members into the chamber, but not before some coaxing.

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    Prompted by the first sitting senator with a newborn, the Senate has decided to allow the babies of its members into the chamber, but not before some coaxing.

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  • Hundreds celebrate former first lady Barbara Bush in Houston

    Hundreds celebrate former first lady Barbara Bush in Houston

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:32 PM EDT2018-04-20 01:32:48 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 7:43 AM EDT2018-04-20 11:43:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Rhea Brown Lawson, director of the Houston Public Library, takes a photo in front of a memorial for former first lady Barbara Bush, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Rhea Brown Lawson, director of the Houston Public Library, takes a photo in front of a memorial for former first lady Barbara Bush, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Houston.
    The memorials to former first lady Barbara Bush have begun with a celebration of her life in front of Houston's City Hall.More >>
    The memorials to former first lady Barbara Bush have begun with a celebration of her life in front of Houston's City Hall.More >>
  • Judge blocks transfer of US citizen with ties to IS group

    Judge blocks transfer of US citizen with ties to IS group

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:15:08 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 7:35 AM EDT2018-04-20 11:35:49 GMT
    A federal judge is weighing the fate of a US citizen who has been accused of working with Islamic State militants in Syria, but never charged.More >>
    A federal judge is weighing the fate of a US citizen who has been accused of working with Islamic State militants in Syria, but never charged.More >>
  • After Syria missile strikes, US stuck in holding pattern

    After Syria missile strikes, US stuck in holding pattern

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:42:46 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 5:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 09:24:25 GMT
    The drama of U.S. and allied missiles strikes on Syria has obscured the fact that the U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled.More >>
    The drama of U.S. and allied missiles strikes on Syria has obscured the fact that the U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump claims vindication after memos released

    The Latest: Trump claims vindication after memos released

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:02:51 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 2:27 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:27:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Former FBI director James Comey arrives at a Barnes & Noble book store to speak to an audience Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Former FBI director James Comey arrives at a Barnes & Noble book store to speak to an audience Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.
    The Justice Department has sent Congress confidential memos written by former FBI Director James Comey.More >>
    The Justice Department has sent Congress confidential memos written by former FBI Director James Comey.More >>
  • Trump will skip Barbara Bush funeral, sending first lady

    Trump will skip Barbara Bush funeral, sending first lady

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:42:41 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:26:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump walks down the stairs of Air Force One during his arrival at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla., Thursday, April 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump walks down the stairs of Air Force One during his arrival at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla., Thursday, April 19, 2018.
    President Donald Trump is not planning to attend the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, choosing instead to send his wife, first lady Melania Trump. Trump frequently assailed members of the Bush family...More >>
    President Donald Trump is not planning to attend the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, choosing instead to send his wife, first lady Melania Trump. Trump frequently assailed members of the Bush family during his 2016 campaign.More >>
  • Pentagon: Sarin likely at Syria sites, but questions remain

    Pentagon: Sarin likely at Syria sites, but questions remain

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:55:10 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:24:38 GMT
    Map locates OPWC publicly confirmed chemical weapon attacks since 2013; 2c x 4 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 114 mm;Map locates OPWC publicly confirmed chemical weapon attacks since 2013; 2c x 4 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 114 mm;
    The Pentagon says there have been no reports of civilian casualties from last week's missile strikes by the United States, France and Britain.More >>
    The Pentagon says there have been no reports of civilian casualties from last week's missile strikes by the United States, France and Britain.More >>
  • IMF's Lagarde: Trade tensions threaten global economy

    IMF's Lagarde: Trade tensions threaten global economy

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:32:23 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:35:01 GMT
    IMF's Largarde: US-China trade tensions, rising debt load threaten healthy global economy.More >>
    IMF's Largarde: US-China trade tensions, rising debt load threaten healthy global economy.More >>
  • The Latest: Judge blocks transfer of citizen with ties to IS

    The Latest: Judge blocks transfer of citizen with ties to IS

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:02:47 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:24:58 GMT
    A federal judge is blocking the government from transferring an American citizen accused of fighting with Islamic State militants to Saudi Arabia until he can fully challenge his detention in court.More >>
    A federal judge is blocking the government from transferring an American citizen accused of fighting with Islamic State militants to Saudi Arabia until he can fully challenge his detention in court.More >>
  • In Comey memos, Trump fixates on 'hookers,' frets over Flynn

    In Comey memos, Trump fixates on 'hookers,' frets over Flynn

    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:32:51 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:06:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Former FBI director James Comey poses for photographs at a Barnes & Noble book store before speaking Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Former FBI director James Comey poses for photographs at a Barnes & Noble book store before speaking Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.

    The Justice Department has agreed to provide Congress with copies of several memos written by former FBI Director James Comey, relenting as House Republicans threatened to subpoena the documents and criticized...

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    The Justice Department has agreed to provide Congress with copies of several memos written by former FBI Director James Comey, relenting as House Republicans threatened to subpoena the documents and criticized department officials.

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  • Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

    Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:43:09 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:06:26 GMT
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining President Donald Trump's legal team defending him in the special counsel's Russia investigation. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining President Donald Trump's legal team defending him in the special counsel's Russia investigation. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining President Donald Trump's legal team defending him in the special counsel's Russia investigation. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining President Donald Trump's legal team defending him in the special counsel's Russia investigation. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining President Donald Trump's legal team defending him in the special counsel's Russia investigation.

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    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining President Donald Trump's legal team defending him in the special counsel's Russia investigation.

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  • FBI offers $1M for info on US reporter missing in Syria

    FBI offers $1M for info on US reporter missing in Syria

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:14:37 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:47:09 GMT
    Federal authorities are offering a reward of up to $1 million for information leading to an American journalist who has been missing in Syria for five years.More >>
    Federal authorities are offering a reward of up to $1 million for information leading to an American journalist who has been missing in Syria for five years.More >>
  • Trump says anti-drug briefing he heard shows need for wall

    Trump says anti-drug briefing he heard shows need for wall

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:35:34 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:37:04 GMT
    President Donald Trump is on his way to Key West, Florida, where he'll be receiving a briefing on drug interdiction efforts.More >>
    President Donald Trump is on his way to Key West, Florida, where he'll be receiving a briefing on drug interdiction efforts.More >>
  • Fired FBI deputy chief Andrew McCabe faces criminal referral

    Fired FBI deputy chief Andrew McCabe faces criminal referral

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:37:37 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:36:43 GMT
    The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington. (Source: Jacquelyn Martin/AP)The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington. (Source: Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

    The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington.

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    The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors in Washington.

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  • Russia says US visa delays could halt direct flights

    Russia says US visa delays could halt direct flights

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:37:16 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:14:04 GMT
    The Russian Foreign Ministry says increasing delays by the United States in issuing visas could result in flagship airline Aeroflot ending flights to the U.S.More >>
    The Russian Foreign Ministry says increasing delays by the United States in issuing visas could result in flagship airline Aeroflot ending flights to the U.S.More >>
  • Pompeo nomination picks up support of key Democratic senator

    Pompeo nomination picks up support of key Democratic senator

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:15:20 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-04-20 01:55:31 GMT
    A Senate committee is set to vote at 5 p.m. Monday on the nomination of CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state.More >>
    A Senate committee is set to vote at 5 p.m. Monday on the nomination of CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state.More >>
  • Loyalty to Trump key focus of Virginia GOP Senate debate

    Loyalty to Trump key focus of Virginia GOP Senate debate

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:35 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:35:28 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-04-20 01:55:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). CORRECTS JACKSON'S FIRST NAME TO E.W., NOT L.W. - Republican senatorial candidate, Corey Stewart, left, gestures during a debate between Republican primary senatorial candidates E.W. Jackson, left, Del. Nick Freitas, center, at...(AP Photo/Steve Helber). CORRECTS JACKSON'S FIRST NAME TO E.W., NOT L.W. - Republican senatorial candidate, Corey Stewart, left, gestures during a debate between Republican primary senatorial candidates E.W. Jackson, left, Del. Nick Freitas, center, at...
    Virginia Republicans hoping to upset Hillary Clinton's former running mate in a U.S. Senate race are clashing over who will be a bigger backer of President Donald Trump.More >>
    Virginia Republicans hoping to upset Hillary Clinton's former running mate in a U.S. Senate race are clashing over who will be a bigger backer of President Donald Trump.More >>
  • EPA watchdog opens latest investigation into Pruitt security

    EPA watchdog opens latest investigation into Pruitt security

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:32:52 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:45 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:45:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt attends a meeting at the White House in Washington. Pruitt flew in coach-class seats on at least two trips when taxpayers wer...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt attends a meeting at the White House in Washington. Pruitt flew in coach-class seats on at least two trips when taxpayers wer...
    The internal watchdog at the Environmental Protection Agency has launched yet another investigation of travel and security spending involving embattled administrator Scott Pruitt.More >>
    The internal watchdog at the Environmental Protection Agency has launched yet another investigation of travel and security spending involving embattled administrator Scott Pruitt.More >>
  • Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

    Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:52:34 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:17:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media during a working lunch with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media during a working lunch with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.

    "If I think that if it's a meeting that is not going to be fruitful we're not going to go. If the meeting when I'm there is not fruitful I will respectfully leave the meeting," Trump told a news conference.

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    "If I think that if it's a meeting that is not going to be fruitful we're not going to go. If the meeting when I'm there is not fruitful I will respectfully leave the meeting," Trump told a news conference.

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  • The Latest: McCabe lawyer says criminal referral unjustified

    The Latest: McCabe lawyer says criminal referral unjustified

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:12:51 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:18:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, then-FBI acting director Andrew McCabe listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Ju...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, then-FBI acting director Andrew McCabe listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Ju...
    A lawyer for fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe says a criminal referral to prosecutors about his client is "unjustified.".More >>
    A lawyer for fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe says a criminal referral to prosecutors about his client is "unjustified.".More >>
  • The Latest: Duckworth and daughter make Senate history

    The Latest: Duckworth and daughter make Senate history

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:12:30 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:37:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., carries her baby Maile Pearl Bowlsbey after they went to the Senate floor to vote, on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 19, 2018 in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., carries her baby Maile Pearl Bowlsbey after they went to the Senate floor to vote, on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 19, 2018 in Washington.
    Sen. Tammy Duckworth and daughter Maile have made Senate history.More >>
    Sen. Tammy Duckworth and daughter Maile have made Senate history.More >>
  • Trump backs Marsha Blackburn in Tennessee GOP US Senate bid

    Trump backs Marsha Blackburn in Tennessee GOP US Senate bid

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:42:44 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:27 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:27:40 GMT
    President Donald Trump has endorsed Marsha Blackburn in the Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat from Tennessee.More >>
    President Donald Trump has endorsed Marsha Blackburn in the Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat from Tennessee.More >>
  • Lawyers seek medical reprieve for Guantanamo detainee

    Lawyers seek medical reprieve for Guantanamo detainee

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:37:38 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:07:38 GMT
    Lawyers for a longtime Guantanamo detainee are seeking a specialized medical evaluation, saying that he was mentally ill long before his detention and that his condition has deteriorated badly.More >>
    Lawyers for a longtime Guantanamo detainee are seeking a specialized medical evaluation, saying that he was mentally ill long before his detention and that his condition has deteriorated badly.More >>
  • Oil, gas drilling in pristine Alaska refuge takes step ahead

    Oil, gas drilling in pristine Alaska refuge takes step ahead

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:04:52 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:07:23 GMT
    The Trump administration is moving toward oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.More >>
    The Trump administration is moving toward oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.More >>
  • Court: Sotomayor shoulder injury worse than first thought

    Court: Sotomayor shoulder injury worse than first thought

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:35:27 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:47:27 GMT
    The Supreme Court says Justice Sonia Sotomayor's left shoulder break is worse than was first thought, though the 63-year-old justice expects to be on the bench when the court hears its last six arguments of the...More >>
    The Supreme Court says Justice Sonia Sotomayor's left shoulder break is worse than was first thought, though the 63-year-old justice expects to be on the bench when the court hears its last six arguments of the term next week.More >>
  • Navy, Marine leaders: No problem with transgender troops

    Navy, Marine leaders: No problem with transgender troops

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:15:42 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:05:08 GMT
    The top military leaders of the Navy and Marine Corps tell senators that so far, they've seen no discipline, morale or unit readiness problems with transgender troops now serving openly.More >>
    The top military leaders of the Navy and Marine Corps tell senators that so far, they've seen no discipline, morale or unit readiness problems with transgender troops now serving openly.More >>
  • Dem lawmakers want to know legal basis for Syria strikes

    Dem lawmakers want to know legal basis for Syria strikes

    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:02:18 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:04:47 GMT
    Two Democratic lawmakers are calling on President Donald Trump to provide records spelling out the legal basis for missile strikes in Syria last week and in April 2017.More >>
    Two Democratic lawmakers are calling on President Donald Trump to provide records spelling out the legal basis for missile strikes in Syria last week and in April 2017.More >>
  • US easing rules on sales of armed drones, other weaponry

    US easing rules on sales of armed drones, other weaponry

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:44:32 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:44:50 GMT
    The Trump administration is making it easier for U.S. defense contractors to sell armed drones and other conventional weapons to foreign governments.More >>
    The Trump administration is making it easier for U.S. defense contractors to sell armed drones and other conventional weapons to foreign governments.More >>
  • Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

    Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:02:38 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:15:13 GMT
    President Trump tweeted a picture Wednesday of himself and the prime minister of Japan playing golf. (Source: @realDonaldTrump/Twitter/CNN)President Trump tweeted a picture Wednesday of himself and the prime minister of Japan playing golf. (Source: @realDonaldTrump/Twitter/CNN)

    Trump reassured he would take Japan's concerns to heart during his upcoming meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un but spurned his guest's top economic and trade priorities.

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    Trump reassured he would take Japan's concerns to heart during his upcoming meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un but spurned his guest's top economic and trade priorities.

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  • The Latest:

    The Latest:

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:35:30 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:05:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). People are seen along the motorcade route as vehicles transporting President Donald Trump drive past in Key West Fla., Thursday, April 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). People are seen along the motorcade route as vehicles transporting President Donald Trump drive past in Key West Fla., Thursday, April 19, 2018.
    Crowds are lining the streets of Key West, Florida, as President Donald Trump attends a briefing on combatting drug trafficking.More >>
    Crowds are lining the streets of Key West, Florida, as President Donald Trump attends a briefing on combatting drug trafficking.More >>
  • Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel suits

    Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel suits

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:52:15 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:44:26 GMT
    President Donald Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel lawsuits against BuzzFeed and investigation firm Fusion GPS.More >>
    President Donald Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel lawsuits against BuzzFeed and investigation firm Fusion GPS.More >>
  • Dem senator: Trump VA pick vows not to privatize vets care

    Dem senator: Trump VA pick vows not to privatize vets care

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:03:10 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:36:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, M.D., left, sits with Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Veteran's Affairs Committee, before their meeting on Capitol Hill, Monday, April 16, 2018 in Washington. Jackson is President ...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, M.D., left, sits with Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Veteran's Affairs Committee, before their meeting on Capitol Hill, Monday, April 16, 2018 in Washington. Jackson is President ...
    A key Democratic senator says President Donald Trump's pick to be Veterans Affairs secretary is promising not to privatize the agency.More >>
    A key Democratic senator says President Donald Trump's pick to be Veterans Affairs secretary is promising not to privatize the agency.More >>
  • Judge sanctions prosecutors in Greitens criminal case

    Judge sanctions prosecutors in Greitens criminal case

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:31:53 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:24:28 GMT
    (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo., about allegations related to an extramarital affair with his hairdresser. Miss...(J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo., about allegations related to an extramarital affair with his hairdresser. Miss...

    The Missouri governor was indicted in February on one count of invasion of privacy. He is accused of taking a nonconsensual photo of a partially nude woman with whom he had an extramarital affair in 2015, before he was elected.

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    The Missouri governor was indicted in February on one count of invasion of privacy. He is accused of taking a nonconsensual photo of a partially nude woman with whom he had an extramarital affair in 2015, before he was elected.

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  • Trump passes up chance to say if he'll fire Mueller

    Trump passes up chance to say if he'll fire Mueller

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:45:02 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:29:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.
    President Donald Trump is passing up a chance to say whether he will fire special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.More >>
    President Donald Trump is passing up a chance to say whether he will fire special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.More >>
  • GAO says EPA violated spending law on Pruitt's privacy booth

    GAO says EPA violated spending law on Pruitt's privacy booth

    Monday, April 16 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-04-16 16:39:13 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:07:58 GMT
    The GAO reported that some high-tech office upgrades for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt violated federal law. (Source: CNN/Pool)The GAO reported that some high-tech office upgrades for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt violated federal law. (Source: CNN/Pool)
    The GAO reported that some high-tech office upgrades for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt violated federal law. (Source: CNN/Pool)The GAO reported that some high-tech office upgrades for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt violated federal law. (Source: CNN/Pool)

    An internal government watchdog says the Environmental Protection Agency violated federal spending rules when purchasing a $43,000 soundproof privacy booth for Administrator Scott Pruitt's office.

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    An internal government watchdog says the Environmental Protection Agency violated federal spending rules when purchasing a $43,000 soundproof privacy booth for Administrator Scott Pruitt's office.

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  • The Latest: Anti-nuclear group backs US-NKorea talks

    The Latest: Anti-nuclear group backs US-NKorea talks

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:24 AM EDT2018-04-19 12:24:30 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:35:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media during a working lunch with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media during a working lunch with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.
    A U.S. ambassador says his country is maintaining a "maximum pressure campaign" to convince North Korea to denuclearize.More >>
    A U.S. ambassador says his country is maintaining a "maximum pressure campaign" to convince North Korea to denuclearize.More >>
  • California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

    California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:01:58 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:24 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:24:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...(AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...

    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.

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    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.

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  • Former President George HW Bush buoyed by tributes to wife

    Former President George HW Bush buoyed by tributes to wife

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:23 AM EDT2018-04-18 06:23:51 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:59:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Doug Mills, File). FILE - In this 1990 file photo, first lady Barbara Bush poses with her dog Millie in Washington. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92.(AP Photo/Doug Mills, File). FILE - In this 1990 file photo, first lady Barbara Bush poses with her dog Millie in Washington. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92.
    Presidents, first ladies and many others who knew Barbara Bush are praising her devotion to the nation, her family and literacy.More >>
    Presidents, first ladies and many others who knew Barbara Bush are praising her devotion to the nation, her family and literacy.More >>
  • Trump calls sketch released by Daniels 'a total con job'

    Trump calls sketch released by Daniels 'a total con job'

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:01:34 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:27:43 GMT
    (Michael Avenatti via AP). This artist's drawing released by attorney Michael Avenatti, purports to show the man that the adult film actress Stormy Daniels says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot in 2011 to remain quiet about her affair with Pre...(Michael Avenatti via AP). This artist's drawing released by attorney Michael Avenatti, purports to show the man that the adult film actress Stormy Daniels says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot in 2011 to remain quiet about her affair with Pre...
    Trump says a porn actress is pulling "a total con job" by promoting an artist's sketch of a man she says threatened her to keep silent.More >>
    Trump says a porn actress is pulling "a total con job" by promoting an artist's sketch of a man she says threatened her to keep silent.More >>
  • Ex-Playboy model settles lawsuit over alleged Trump affair

    Ex-Playboy model settles lawsuit over alleged Trump affair

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:25:12 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:27:36 GMT
    Former Playboy model Karen McDougal has reached a settlement with the company that owns the National Enquirer. (Source: CNN)Former Playboy model Karen McDougal has reached a settlement with the company that owns the National Enquirer. (Source: CNN)
    Former Playboy model Karen McDougal has reached a settlement with the company that owns the National Enquirer. (Source: CNN)Former Playboy model Karen McDougal has reached a settlement with the company that owns the National Enquirer. (Source: CNN)

    A former Playboy model who said she had an affair with President Donald Trump has settled her lawsuit with a supermarket tabloid over an agreement that prohibited her from discussing the relationship.

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    A former Playboy model who said she had an affair with President Donald Trump has settled her lawsuit with a supermarket tabloid over an agreement that prohibited her from discussing the relationship.

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  • Senate panel divided over Pompeo for secretary of state

    Senate panel divided over Pompeo for secretary of state

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:31:17 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:27:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this April 12, 2018, photo, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pompeo, is facing so much opposition from D...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this April 12, 2018, photo, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pompeo, is facing so much opposition from D...

    CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination for secretary of state has so divided the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that it might send his nomination to the full Senate without a favorable recommendation.

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    CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination for secretary of state has so divided the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that it might send his nomination to the full Senate without a favorable recommendation.

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  • House panel moves to curb food stamps, renew farm subsidies

    House panel moves to curb food stamps, renew farm subsidies

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:11:46 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:57:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., joined at right by Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., argues in opposition as members members of the House Agriculture Committee assemble to craft a new farm bill which includes an overhaul of th...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., joined at right by Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., argues in opposition as members members of the House Agriculture Committee assemble to craft a new farm bill which includes an overhaul of th...
    A bitterly-divided House panel has approved new work and job training requirements for food stamps as part of a five-year renewal of federal farm and nutrition policy.More >>
    A bitterly-divided House panel has approved new work and job training requirements for food stamps as part of a five-year renewal of federal farm and nutrition policy.More >>
  • The Latest: AP source: Pompeo, Kim discussed held Americans

    The Latest: AP source: Pompeo, Kim discussed held Americans

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:13 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:13:52 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:54 AM EDT2018-04-19 11:54:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). FILE - This combination of two file photos shows CIA Director Mike Pompeo, left, listens during his introductions before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a confirmation hearing on his nomination to be Secretary...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). FILE - This combination of two file photos shows CIA Director Mike Pompeo, left, listens during his introductions before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a confirmation hearing on his nomination to be Secretary...
    President Donald Trump is confirming that his CIA director met with Kim Jong Un in North Korea "last week" in anticipation of their potential summit.More >>
    President Donald Trump is confirming that his CIA director met with Kim Jong Un in North Korea "last week" in anticipation of their potential summit.More >>
  • Trump says unless NKorea summit 'fruitful' he'll pull out

    Trump says unless NKorea summit 'fruitful' he'll pull out

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:01:48 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:25 AM EDT2018-04-19 10:25:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). In this April 12, 2018, photo CIA Director Mike Pompeo testifies on his nomination to be the next secretary of state on Capitol Hill in Washington. Two U.S. officials say Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). In this April 12, 2018, photo CIA Director Mike Pompeo testifies on his nomination to be the next secretary of state on Capitol Hill in Washington. Two U.S. officials say Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with...

    CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, a highly unusual, secret visit undertaken as the enemy nations prepare for a meeting.

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    CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, a highly unusual, secret visit undertaken as the enemy nations prepare for a meeting.

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  • Possibility of first-ever strike divides Arizona teachers

    Possibility of first-ever strike divides Arizona teachers

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 06:41:22 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:36 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:36:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this April 11 2018 file photo, teachers at Tuscano Elementary School stage a "walk-in" for higher pay and school funding in Phoenix. Arizona teachers began to vote Tuesday, April 17 on whether to walk off th...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this April 11 2018 file photo, teachers at Tuscano Elementary School stage a "walk-in" for higher pay and school funding in Phoenix. Arizona teachers began to vote Tuesday, April 17 on whether to walk off th...
    Arizona teachers are among the lowest paid in the nation and they're weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school funding after weeks of growing protests.More >>
    Arizona teachers are among the lowest paid in the nation and they're weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school funding after weeks of growing protests.More >>
  • Brown says agreement reached on California guard deployment

    Brown says agreement reached on California guard deployment

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-04-19 02:01:52 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:25:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...(AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...
    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.More >>
    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.More >>
  • Trump, Abe fail to agree on US tariff exemption for Japan

    Trump, Abe fail to agree on US tariff exemption for Japan

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:41:20 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:16:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, right, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe, left, walk at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, right, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe, left, walk at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.

    The two-day Trump-Abe summit played out amid growing tensions between the two countries over North Korea and trade.

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    The two-day Trump-Abe summit played out amid growing tensions between the two countries over North Korea and trade.

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  • Baby, c'mon in: Senate allows newborns of members in chamber

    Baby, c'mon in: Senate allows newborns of members in chamber

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:12:02 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:34:16 GMT
    Senate considers rules change to allow members to bring babies to votes.More >>
    Senate considers rules change to allow members to bring babies to votes.More >>
  • Zinke signs order to expand recreational opportunities

    Zinke signs order to expand recreational opportunities

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:35:32 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:55 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:55:09 GMT
    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has ordered his agency to expand recreational opportunities on public lands and waterways.More >>
    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has ordered his agency to expand recreational opportunities on public lands and waterways.More >>
  • Trump says he'll sanction Russia as soon as they deserve it

    Trump says he'll sanction Russia as soon as they deserve it

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:41:35 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:48:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). In this April 13, 2018, photo, Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, speaks during a Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters. Haley is firing back against a Trump administration official who said...(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). In this April 13, 2018, photo, Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, speaks during a Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters. Haley is firing back against a Trump administration official who said...

    The White House had been struggling to explain remarks that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin would be announcing new sanctions directed at companies associated with Syria's chemical weapons program on Monday amid reports that Trump put the brakes on the new sanctions.

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    The White House had been struggling to explain remarks that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin would be announcing new sanctions directed at companies associated with Syria's chemical weapons program on Monday amid reports that Trump put the brakes on the new sanctions.

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  • Russia denies 'feeble' US, UK charges of internet tampering

    Russia denies 'feeble' US, UK charges of internet tampering

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:00:41 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:52:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This Sunday, July 27, 2008, file photo shows an LED-illuminated wireless router in Philadelphia. On Monday, April 16, 2018, Washington and London jointly accused Russia’s government of targeting internet equipment i...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This Sunday, July 27, 2008, file photo shows an LED-illuminated wireless router in Philadelphia. On Monday, April 16, 2018, Washington and London jointly accused Russia’s government of targeting internet equipment i...
    Russia denies 'feeble' US, UK charges of subverting internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.More >>
    Russia denies 'feeble' US, UK charges of subverting internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.More >>
  • The Latest: Judge sets Friday hearing in Stormy Daniels case

    The Latest: Judge sets Friday hearing in Stormy Daniels case

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:08 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:08:06 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:35 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:35:55 GMT
    (Heidi Gutman/ABC via AP). This image released by ABC shows adult film actress Stormy Daniels, left, with her attorney Michael Avenatti during an appearance on the daytime talk show "The View," Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in New York. Daniels released a c...(Heidi Gutman/ABC via AP). This image released by ABC shows adult film actress Stormy Daniels, left, with her attorney Michael Avenatti during an appearance on the daytime talk show "The View," Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in New York. Daniels released a c...
    A federal judge in Los Angeles has set a hearing to determine whether there should be a stay in the case of a porn actress who claims she had sex with President Donald Trump.More >>
    A federal judge in Los Angeles has set a hearing to determine whether there should be a stay in the case of a porn actress who claims she had sex with President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Parkland parents urge steps to improve school safety

    Parkland parents urge steps to improve school safety

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-04-18 21:05:11 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:56:58 GMT
    The father of a 14-year-old boy killed in the Parkland school shooting is calling for national standards for school safety, including measures to "harden" schools with bulletproof glass and technology that allows...More >>
    The father of a 14-year-old boy killed in the Parkland school shooting is calling for national standards for school safety, including measures to "harden" schools with bulletproof glass and technology that allows teachers to communicate during a crisis.More >>
  • The Latest: Senate to members' babies: C'mon in

    The Latest: Senate to members' babies: C'mon in

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:04:34 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:24:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, photo, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., speaks to Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Babies do not care about Senate decorum. But in a bow to working p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, photo, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., speaks to Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Babies do not care about Senate decorum. But in a bow to working p...
    Senate votes unanimously to let the babies of its members into the tradition-bound chamber.More >>
    Senate votes unanimously to let the babies of its members into the tradition-bound chamber.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump prefers bilateral trade deal with Japan

    The Latest: Trump prefers bilateral trade deal with Japan

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:11:28 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:52 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:52:31 GMT
    President Donald Trump and Japan's Shinzo Abe are making time for a round of golf during their Mar-a-Lago summit.More >>
    President Donald Trump and Japan's Shinzo Abe are making time for a round of golf during their Mar-a-Lago summit.More >>
  • Missouri governor banks on public backing in not resigning

    Missouri governor banks on public backing in not resigning

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-04-18 21:55:29 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:48:08 GMT
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defying calls to resign from top Republican lawmakers in his own party and instead banking on support of regular Republican voters enamored by his populist campaign.More >>
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defying calls to resign from top Republican lawmakers in his own party and instead banking on support of regular Republican voters enamored by his populist campaign.More >>
  • Trump NASA chief choice rescued in last-minute vote switch

    Trump NASA chief choice rescued in last-minute vote switch

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:45:15 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:46:47 GMT
    After failure to launch, a Republican senator switched his vote to save President Donald Trump's NASA nominee. (Source: CNN/Senate Floor)After failure to launch, a Republican senator switched his vote to save President Donald Trump's NASA nominee. (Source: CNN/Senate Floor)

    President Trump's nomination of Oklahoma congressman James Bridenstine to run NASA was rescued at the last minute after failing initially.

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    President Trump's nomination of Oklahoma congressman James Bridenstine to run NASA was rescued at the last minute after failing initially.

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  • Calif. Republican and allies want renewed immigration fight

    Calif. Republican and allies want renewed immigration fight

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:57:02 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:32:10 GMT
    Around 50 House Republicans and nearly all 193 Democrats are trying to plunge the House into election-year votes on immigration.More >>
    Around 50 House Republicans and nearly all 193 Democrats are trying to plunge the House into election-year votes on immigration.More >>
  • Trump rewrites history on rationale for firing Comey

    Trump rewrites history on rationale for firing Comey

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:51:31 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:15:42 GMT
    President Donald Trump is attempting to rewrite history on his rationale for firing James Comey as FBI director last year. (Source: CNN)President Donald Trump is attempting to rewrite history on his rationale for firing James Comey as FBI director last year. (Source: CNN)

    President Donald Trump is saying he did not fire James Comey as FBI director because of the Russia investigation.

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    President Donald Trump is saying he did not fire James Comey as FBI director because of the Russia investigation.

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  • GOP's regulatory fight goes to another level over car loans

    GOP's regulatory fight goes to another level over car loans

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:01:28 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:52:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this April 10, 2018, photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., flanked by Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., left rear, and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right rear, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Republ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this April 10, 2018, photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., flanked by Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., left rear, and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right rear, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Republ...
    The Republican-led Congress is poised to undo guidance a consumer protection agency issued five years ago to help ensure minority car buyers aren't charged higher interest rates.More >>
    The Republican-led Congress is poised to undo guidance a consumer protection agency issued five years ago to help ensure minority car buyers aren't charged higher interest rates.More >>
  • Trump slams California governor over US troops at border

    Trump slams California governor over US troops at border

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:51:59 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:36:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2018 file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown delivers his annual State of the State address before a joint session of the Legislature in Sacramento, Calif. President Donald Trump slammed Brown'...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2018 file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown delivers his annual State of the State address before a joint session of the Legislature in Sacramento, Calif. President Donald Trump slammed Brown'...
    President Donald Trump is accusing California's governor of "trying to back out of the National Guard at the Border.".More >>
    President Donald Trump is accusing California's governor of "trying to back out of the National Guard at the Border.".More >>
  • Billionaire backs Feinstein challenger in US Senate race

    Billionaire backs Feinstein challenger in US Senate race

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:14:09 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:31:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, file). FILE--In this April 2, 2018, file photo, Tom Steyer, is interviewed in New York. California billionaire Steyer is endorsing California state Sen. Kevin de Leon, the Democrat challenging U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, file). FILE--In this April 2, 2018, file photo, Tom Steyer, is interviewed in New York. California billionaire Steyer is endorsing California state Sen. Kevin de Leon, the Democrat challenging U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
    California billionaire Tom Steyer is endorsing state Sen. Kevin de Leon, the Democrat challenging U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein.More >>
    California billionaire Tom Steyer is endorsing state Sen. Kevin de Leon, the Democrat challenging U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein.More >>
  • Trump to host Merkel with Iran nuclear deal a pressing issue

    Trump to host Merkel with Iran nuclear deal a pressing issue

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:01 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:01:40 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:57:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). German Chancellor Angela Merkel leads the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, April 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). German Chancellor Angela Merkel leads the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, April 18, 2018.
    President Donald Trump will host German Chancellor Angela Merkel, one of two European leaders heading to Washington as he mulls the fate of the Iran nuclear deal.More >>
    President Donald Trump will host German Chancellor Angela Merkel, one of two European leaders heading to Washington as he mulls the fate of the Iran nuclear deal.More >>
  • US warns Turkey of consequences if jailed pastor isn't freed

    US warns Turkey of consequences if jailed pastor isn't freed

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:51:48 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:57:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). Cameras of members of the media are placed across from the prison complex in Aliaga, Izmir province, western Turkey, where jailed Andrew Craig Brunson appeared for his trial at a court inside the complex, Monday, April 16...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). Cameras of members of the media are placed across from the prison complex in Aliaga, Izmir province, western Turkey, where jailed Andrew Craig Brunson appeared for his trial at a court inside the complex, Monday, April 16...
    The Trump administration says it's considering "consequences" for NATO ally Turkey if Turkey doesn't throw out the charges or acquit an American pastor accused of espionage and aiding terrorist groups.More >>
    The Trump administration says it's considering "consequences" for NATO ally Turkey if Turkey doesn't throw out the charges or acquit an American pastor accused of espionage and aiding terrorist groups.More >>
  • EPA chief sat in coach when not flying on taxpayer's dime

    EPA chief sat in coach when not flying on taxpayer's dime

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:54:13 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:53:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt attends a meeting at the White House in Washington. Pruitt flew in coach-class seats on at least two trips when taxpayers wer...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt attends a meeting at the White House in Washington. Pruitt flew in coach-class seats on at least two trips when taxpayers wer...
    Embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt flew in coach-class airline seats on at least two trips when taxpayers weren't footing the bill, despite claims he needed to travel in first class at government expense...More >>
    Embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt flew in coach-class airline seats on at least two trips when taxpayers weren't footing the bill, despite claims he needed to travel in first class at government expense because of security threats.More >>
  • Melania Trump takes Japan's first lady to historic mansion

    Melania Trump takes Japan's first lady to historic mansion

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:32:32 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:15:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe, stop to talk to members of the media as they walk to dinner at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Tuesda...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe, stop to talk to members of the media as they walk to dinner at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Tuesda...
    First lady Melania Trump took her Japanese counterpart on a tour of another Palm Beach mansion.More >>
    First lady Melania Trump took her Japanese counterpart on a tour of another Palm Beach mansion.More >>
  • Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC

    Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:22:13 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:15:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1984, file photo, Barbara Bush, wife of then-U.S. Vice-President George Bush, is photographed at the debate between Bush and Democrat Geraldine Ferraro. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that form...(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1984, file photo, Barbara Bush, wife of then-U.S. Vice-President George Bush, is photographed at the debate between Bush and Democrat Geraldine Ferraro. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that form...
    Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the first lady was real.More >>
    Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the first lady was real.More >>
  • Justices skeptical of Washington state over salmon habitat

    Justices skeptical of Washington state over salmon habitat

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:35:14 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:23:46 GMT
    The Supreme Court seems unlikely to allow Washington state to get out from under a court order to restore salmon habitat by removing barriers that block fish migration.More >>
    The Supreme Court seems unlikely to allow Washington state to get out from under a court order to restore salmon habitat by removing barriers that block fish migration.More >>
  • US officials say Pompeo has met with NKorea's Kim

    US officials say Pompeo has met with NKorea's Kim

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-04-18 01:51:13 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:43:48 GMT
    Two U.S. officials say CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
    Two U.S. officials say CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • HHS secretary back in hospital for bowel condition

    HHS secretary back in hospital for bowel condition

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-04-18 14:11:35 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:36:49 GMT
    U.S. health secretary Alex Azar is back in the hospital for additional treatment and observation.More >>
    U.S. health secretary Alex Azar is back in the hospital for additional treatment and observation.More >>
  • Trump builds on Obama opioid policy

    Trump builds on Obama opioid policy

    Monday, April 16 2018 1:38 AM EDT2018-04-16 05:38:46 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:06:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke). In this April, 11, 2018, photo, Dr. Deborah Richter, a family medicine and addiction treatment doctor, talks with a reporter at the Vermont Statehouse in Montpelier, Vt. Deep within President Donald Trump’s plan to combat opioid...(AP Photo/Lisa Rathke). In this April, 11, 2018, photo, Dr. Deborah Richter, a family medicine and addiction treatment doctor, talks with a reporter at the Vermont Statehouse in Montpelier, Vt. Deep within President Donald Trump’s plan to combat opioid...

    Experts have long argued that medication-assisted treatment should be the standard of care for people addicted to heroin and other opioid drugs, but acceptance lags. 

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    Experts have long argued that medication-assisted treatment should be the standard of care for people addicted to heroin and other opioid drugs, but acceptance lags. 

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  • APNewsBreak: Trump campaign rebukes Indiana candidate signs

    APNewsBreak: Trump campaign rebukes Indiana candidate signs

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:02:55 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:35:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Conroy). A sign promoting the campaign of GOP Senate candidate Todd Rokita is shown along a state highway in Brownsburg, Ind., Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Donald Trump's re-election campaign has issued a rebuke to Rokita, ordering the Re...(AP Photo/Michael Conroy). A sign promoting the campaign of GOP Senate candidate Todd Rokita is shown along a state highway in Brownsburg, Ind., Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Donald Trump's re-election campaign has issued a rebuke to Rokita, ordering the Re...
    Donald Trump's re-election campaign is demanding that Rep. Todd Rokita take down yard signs giving the false impression the president endorsed the Indiana Republican's Senate bid.More >>
    Donald Trump's re-election campaign is demanding that Rep. Todd Rokita take down yard signs giving the false impression the president endorsed the Indiana Republican's Senate bid.More >>
  • Correction: Barbara Bush-Marriage story

    Correction: Barbara Bush-Marriage story

    Monday, April 16 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-04-16 20:18:47 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:35:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds/File). FILE - In this Nov. 2, 1992, file photo, entertainer Bob Hope, back right, applauds as President George H. W. Bush kisses his wife Barbara during a pre-election rally at the Astro Arena in Houston. Former first couple Georg...(AP Photo/Ron Edmonds/File). FILE - In this Nov. 2, 1992, file photo, entertainer Bob Hope, back right, applauds as President George H. W. Bush kisses his wife Barbara during a pre-election rally at the Astro Arena in Houston. Former first couple Georg...
    Former first couple George and Barbara Bush's relationship is a true love story, described by granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager as "remarkable.".More >>
    Former first couple George and Barbara Bush's relationship is a true love story, described by granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager as "remarkable.".More >>
  • George and Barbara Bush, a 'storybook' 73-year marriage

    George and Barbara Bush, a 'storybook' 73-year marriage

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:42:46 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-04-18 14:57:47 GMT
    ( Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP, File). FILE - In this March 8, 2017, file photo, the Mensch International Foundation presented its annual Mensch Award to former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush at an awards ...( Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP, File). FILE - In this March 8, 2017, file photo, the Mensch International Foundation presented its annual Mensch Award to former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush at an awards ...
    Former first couple George and Barbara Bush's relationship was a true love story, described by granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager as "remarkable.".More >>
    Former first couple George and Barbara Bush's relationship was a true love story, described by granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager as "remarkable.".More >>
  • Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

    Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:52 PM EDT2018-04-17 23:52:23 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:07 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:07:12 GMT
    Family spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush, mother of President George W. Bush, dies at age 92.More >>
    Family spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush, mother of President George W. Bush, dies at age 92.More >>
  • Legislation: Let DC teens vote in presidential elections

    Legislation: Let DC teens vote in presidential elections

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:58 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:58:32 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:46 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:46:14 GMT
    Teens 16 and 17 years of age could vote in presidential elections in the nation's capital, under local legislation pushed by a district lawmaker.More >>
    Teens 16 and 17 years of age could vote in presidential elections in the nation's capital, under local legislation pushed by a district lawmaker.More >>
  • High court worries about abandoning online sales tax rule

    High court worries about abandoning online sales tax rule

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-04-17 04:41:12 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:41:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court...

    More than 40 states are asking the Supreme Court to abandon a rule that a business doesn't have to collect sales tax on a product it ships to a state where it has no physical presence.

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    More than 40 states are asking the Supreme Court to abandon a rule that a business doesn't have to collect sales tax on a product it ships to a state where it has no physical presence.

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  • Stormy Daniels' big reveal: sketch of man who threatened her

    Stormy Daniels' big reveal: sketch of man who threatened her

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:40 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:40:26 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:24 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:24:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle). Adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks to members of the media after a hearing at federal court Monday, April 16, 2018, in New York. A judge considering how to handle records seized in an FBI raid on the home and office of Mi...(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle). Adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks to members of the media after a hearing at federal court Monday, April 16, 2018, in New York. A judge considering how to handle records seized in an FBI raid on the home and office of Mi...
    The porn actress alleging a sexual affair with President Donald Trump says she is "done being bullied.".More >>
    The porn actress alleging a sexual affair with President Donald Trump says she is "done being bullied.".More >>
  • Bill to protect special counsel is scuttled by McConnell

    Bill to protect special counsel is scuttled by McConnell

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:31:32 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:55 AM EDT2018-04-18 07:55:04 GMT

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday the bill is unnecessary because President Donald Trump will not fire Mueller.

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    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday the bill is unnecessary because President Donald Trump will not fire Mueller.

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  • Supreme Court dismisses Microsoft search case

    Supreme Court dismisses Microsoft search case

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:50:13 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-04-18 06:14:37 GMT
    The Supreme Court has dismissed a dispute between the Trump administration and Microsoft over emails the government as part of a drug trafficking investigation.More >>
    The Supreme Court has dismissed a dispute between the Trump administration and Microsoft over emails the government as part of a drug trafficking investigation.More >>
  • GOP legislative leaders call on Missouri governor to resign

    GOP legislative leaders call on Missouri governor to resign

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-04-17 04:12:25 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-04-18 06:04:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). In this Jan. 10, 2018, photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate in Jefferson City, Mo. Facing mounting calls to resign following sexual miscon...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). In this Jan. 10, 2018, photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate in Jefferson City, Mo. Facing mounting calls to resign following sexual miscon...
    Missouri lawmakers are returning to the Capitol amid turmoil in Republican Gov. Eric Greitens' office.More >>
    Missouri lawmakers are returning to the Capitol amid turmoil in Republican Gov. Eric Greitens' office.More >>
  • The Latest: Funeral arrangements set for Barbara Bush

    The Latest: Funeral arrangements set for Barbara Bush

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-04-18 01:41:24 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:44:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE - In this Nov. 14, 1998, file photo, President-elect George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, are shown during a morning beachfront news conference in Gulf Stream, Fla. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018...(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE - In this Nov. 14, 1998, file photo, President-elect George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, are shown during a morning beachfront news conference in Gulf Stream, Fla. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018...
    Former President Lyndon Johnson's daughter, Lynda Johnson Robb, says she smiles when she thinks of Barbara Bush, saying her candor was always refreshing and her grace was endless.More >>
    Former President Lyndon Johnson's daughter, Lynda Johnson Robb, says she smiles when she thinks of Barbara Bush, saying her candor was always refreshing and her grace was endless.More >>
  • Trump requests extension to file 2017 tax returns

    Trump requests extension to file 2017 tax returns

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:25:50 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:43 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:43:33 GMT
    The White House says President Trump has filed an extension for his 2017 tax returns, like "many Americans with complex returns.".More >>
    The White House says President Trump has filed an extension for his 2017 tax returns, like "many Americans with complex returns.".More >>
  • Senator wants info on EPA chief's multiple email accounts

    Senator wants info on EPA chief's multiple email accounts

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:40:33 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:35:38 GMT
    The Republican chairman of a Senate committee is pressing Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt over his use of multiple government email addresses.More >>
    The Republican chairman of a Senate committee is pressing Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt over his use of multiple government email addresses.More >>
  • Former Minnesota FBI agent cites racism in explaining leak

    Former Minnesota FBI agent cites racism in explaining leak

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:54:28 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:05:01 GMT
    The Pennsylvania Avenue entrance of the J. Edgar Hoover Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Building is seen in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)The Pennsylvania Avenue entrance of the J. Edgar Hoover Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Building is seen in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    A former Minnesota FBI counterterrorism agent who was caught in a Justice Department crackdown has pleaded guilty to leaking classified documents to an online media organization.

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    A former Minnesota FBI counterterrorism agent who was caught in a Justice Department crackdown has pleaded guilty to leaking classified documents to an online media organization.

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  • Trump touts US-NKorea talks; officials say Pompeo met Kim

    Trump touts US-NKorea talks; officials say Pompeo met Kim

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-04-17 04:40:55 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:44:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...

    The visit will be an opportunity for the two leaders to discuss Trump's upcoming summit with North Korea and the administration's new steel and aluminum tariffs.

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    The visit will be an opportunity for the two leaders to discuss Trump's upcoming summit with North Korea and the administration's new steel and aluminum tariffs.

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  • The Latest: Kudlow apologizes for saying Haley was confused

    The Latest: Kudlow apologizes for saying Haley was confused

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-04-17 23:31:22 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:43:54 GMT
    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is pushing back against a White House claim that she was confused when she said new sanctions against Russia were imminent, releasing a pithy statement saying, "With all due respect, I...More >>
    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is pushing back against a White House claim that she was confused when she said new sanctions against Russia were imminent, releasing a pithy statement saying, "With all due respect, I don't get confused.".More >>
  • As GOP balks, McConnell shuts down bill to protect Mueller

    As GOP balks, McConnell shuts down bill to protect Mueller

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:13:56 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:34:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined from left by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks to reporters following a closed-door strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washingt...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined from left by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks to reporters following a closed-door strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washingt...
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he won't be holding a vote on legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by President Donald Trump, essentially killing the bipartisan bill.More >>
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he won't be holding a vote on legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by President Donald Trump, essentially killing the bipartisan bill.More >>
  • White House adviser apologizes for saying Haley was confused

    White House adviser apologizes for saying Haley was confused

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:50:18 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:31:47 GMT
    President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser says U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley "got ahead of the curve" when she said new sanctions against Russia were imminent.More >>
    President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser says U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley "got ahead of the curve" when she said new sanctions against Russia were imminent.More >>
  • Pompeo nomination hits turbulence ahead of Senate vote

    Pompeo nomination hits turbulence ahead of Senate vote

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-04-18 00:11:29 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:25:56 GMT
    Trump's pick for secretary of state, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, is facing so much opposition from Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that panel could be forced to send his nomination to the full...More >>
    Trump's pick for secretary of state, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, is facing so much opposition from Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that panel could be forced to send his nomination to the full Senate without a favorable recommendation.More >>
  • Another California county backs Trump's 'sanctuary' lawsuit

    Another California county backs Trump's 'sanctuary' lawsuit

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:50:19 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:25 PM EDT2018-04-18 03:25:13 GMT
    Leaders in a tiny Orange County city have approved an ordinance to exempt itself from California's so-called sanctuary law.More >>
    Leaders in a tiny Orange County city have approved an ordinance to exempt itself from California's so-called sanctuary law.More >>
  • The Latest: White House says NKorea talks at highest level

    The Latest: White House says NKorea talks at highest level

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:26:03 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-04-18 03:05:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...
    President Donald Trump will host Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over a planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and a push for new tariffs.More >>
    President Donald Trump will host Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over a planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and a push for new tariffs.More >>
  • Trump bashes California on border mission, Brown sees a deal

    Trump bashes California on border mission, Brown sees a deal

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:30:15 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:35 PM EDT2018-04-18 02:35:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File). FILE - In this June 22, 2016 file photo, Border Patrol agent Eduardo Olmos walks near the secondary fence separating Tijuana, Mexico, background, and San Diego in San Diego. California Gov. Jerry Brown agreed Wednesday, A...(AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File). FILE - In this June 22, 2016 file photo, Border Patrol agent Eduardo Olmos walks near the secondary fence separating Tijuana, Mexico, background, and San Diego in San Diego. California Gov. Jerry Brown agreed Wednesday, A...
    President Donald Trump is criticizing California's governor's rejection of proposed border duties for the National Guard.More >>
    President Donald Trump is criticizing California's governor's rejection of proposed border duties for the National Guard.More >>
  • Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law

    Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:23:37 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-04-18 01:42:23 GMT
    Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes. (Source: Pixabay)Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes. (Source: Pixabay)

    Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes.

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    Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes.

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  • Trump to hold rally on night of White House press dinner

    Trump to hold rally on night of White House press dinner

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:51:06 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-04-18 01:24:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sat Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sat Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.
    For the second straight year, President Donald Trump is holding a rally instead of attending the White House Correspondents Dinner.More >>
    For the second straight year, President Donald Trump is holding a rally instead of attending the White House Correspondents Dinner.More >>
  • AP: Iowa elections official did not disclose side business

    AP: Iowa elections official did not disclose side business

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:13:40 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-04-18 00:05:04 GMT
    Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate did not disclose his role in a new corporation that has recently spent around $2 million to open a storage rental business and purchase a strip mall.More >>
    Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate did not disclose his role in a new corporation that has recently spent around $2 million to open a storage rental business and purchase a strip mall.More >>
  • Pearl Jam aims to tap into youth movement with Montana show

    Pearl Jam aims to tap into youth movement with Montana show

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:50 PM EDT2018-04-17 19:50:26 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-04-17 23:25:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek, File). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2016 file photo, Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament reacts as he is introduced during an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Utah Jazz in New York. One of the four cities in Pearl Ja...(AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek, File). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2016 file photo, Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament reacts as he is introduced during an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Utah Jazz in New York. One of the four cities in Pearl Ja...
    Pearl Jam's brief North American tour this summer will include a stop in tiny Missoula, Montana, the part-time home of bassist Jeff Ament.More >>
    Pearl Jam's brief North American tour this summer will include a stop in tiny Missoula, Montana, the part-time home of bassist Jeff Ament.More >>
  • Trump formally nominates Gina Haspel to be next CIA director

    Trump formally nominates Gina Haspel to be next CIA director

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-04-17 22:31:07 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-04-17 22:45:28 GMT
    President Donald Trump has formally notified Congress that deputy CIA director Gina Haspel is his pick to lead the agency.More >>
    President Donald Trump has formally notified Congress that deputy CIA director Gina Haspel is his pick to lead the agency.More >>
  • Special prosecutor appointed to defend Arpaio case ruling

    Special prosecutor appointed to defend Arpaio case ruling

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:05:12 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-04-17 22:36:44 GMT
    A special prosecutor will be appointed to defend to a court ruling that dismissed the now-pardoned criminal case against former metro Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio but did not erase his criminal record.More >>
    A special prosecutor will be appointed to defend to a court ruling that dismissed the now-pardoned criminal case against former metro Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio but did not erase his criminal record.More >>
  • HHS secretary recovering from painful intestinal condition

    HHS secretary recovering from painful intestinal condition

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:00 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:00:23 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-04-17 22:24:25 GMT
    HHS Secretary Azar recovering from diverticulitis and will be reducing some work activities.More >>
    HHS Secretary Azar recovering from diverticulitis and will be reducing some work activities.More >>
  • US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

    US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:55:32 GMT
    The two governments said the Russian operations, which allegedly involve planting malware on internet routers and other equipment, could also lay the foundation for future offensive cyberattacks. (Source: Raycom Media)The two governments said the Russian operations, which allegedly involve planting malware on internet routers and other equipment, could also lay the foundation for future offensive cyberattacks. (Source: Raycom Media)

    US, UK accuse Russia of planting malware on internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.

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    US, UK accuse Russia of planting malware on internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.

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  • Defending Trump in Russia probe? It's hardly a dream job

    Defending Trump in Russia probe? It's hardly a dream job

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-04-17 04:51:12 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:53:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File). FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2015, file photo, Jay Sekulow speaks at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va. Lawyers who have been asked to help represent President Donald Trump have spurned the assignment at least partly out...(AP Photo/Steve Helber, File). FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2015, file photo, Jay Sekulow speaks at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va. Lawyers who have been asked to help represent President Donald Trump have spurned the assignment at least partly out...
    Lawyers asked to help represent President Donald Trump have spurned the assignment because of worries over nonpayment and bluster.More >>
    Lawyers asked to help represent President Donald Trump have spurned the assignment because of worries over nonpayment and bluster.More >>
  • Trump energy adviser, fossil fuel champion, resigning

    Trump energy adviser, fossil fuel champion, resigning

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:21:01 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:36:26 GMT
    Michael Catanzaro had headed domestic energy issues for the White House National Economic Council. (Source: Raycom Media)Michael Catanzaro had headed domestic energy issues for the White House National Economic Council. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A top White House adviser for energy and environmental policy is resigning.

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    A top White House adviser for energy and environmental policy is resigning.

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  • Nevada reports show Rosen outraised Heller in recent months

    Nevada reports show Rosen outraised Heller in recent months

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:06 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:06:47 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:21:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this June 14, 2016, file photo, congressional candidate Jacky Rosen attends an election night party in Las Vegas. Democrat Rosen raised more than twice as much campaign cash as Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller ...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this June 14, 2016, file photo, congressional candidate Jacky Rosen attends an election night party in Las Vegas. Democrat Rosen raised more than twice as much campaign cash as Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller ...
    New campaign fundraising reports show Democrat Jacky Rosen raised more than twice as much campaign cash as Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller in recent months.More >>
    New campaign fundraising reports show Democrat Jacky Rosen raised more than twice as much campaign cash as Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller in recent months.More >>
  • The Latest: Daniels releases sketch of man in parking lot

    The Latest: Daniels releases sketch of man in parking lot

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-04-17 16:00:24 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:50:37 GMT
    (Michael Avenatti via AP). This artist's drawing released by attorney Michael Avenatti, reports to show the man that the adult film actress Stormy Daniels says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot in 2011 to remain quiet about her affair with Pres...(Michael Avenatti via AP). This artist's drawing released by attorney Michael Avenatti, reports to show the man that the adult film actress Stormy Daniels says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot in 2011 to remain quiet about her affair with Pres...
    The porn actress alleging a sexual affair with President Donald Trump has released a composite sketch of the man she says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot to stay quiet about the relationship.More >>
    The porn actress alleging a sexual affair with President Donald Trump has released a composite sketch of the man she says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot to stay quiet about the relationship.More >>
  • Arizona election may halt recent Democratic wins

    Arizona election may halt recent Democratic wins

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-04-17 19:00:51 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:46:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, Arizona State Rep. and U.S. Representative candidate Debbie Lesko speaks with a constituent during the meeting of the state committee of the Arizona Republican Party in Phoenix. The ...(AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, Arizona State Rep. and U.S. Representative candidate Debbie Lesko speaks with a constituent during the meeting of the state committee of the Arizona Republican Party in Phoenix. The ...
    In a district Donald Trump won by 21 points in 2016, a Democratic newcomer is trying to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat.More >>
    In a district Donald Trump won by 21 points in 2016, a Democratic newcomer is trying to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat.More >>
  • Potential Greitens impeachment would face legal ambiguities

    Potential Greitens impeachment would face legal ambiguities

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-04-17 04:30:30 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:25:54 GMT
    (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file hoto, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference about allegations related to his extramarital affair with his hairdresser, in Jefferson City, Mo The wo...(J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file hoto, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference about allegations related to his extramarital affair with his hairdresser, in Jefferson City, Mo The wo...

    A special legislative committee is to recommend in the coming weeks whether to pursue the Missouri governor's impeachment. 

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    A special legislative committee is to recommend in the coming weeks whether to pursue the Missouri governor's impeachment. 

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  • US wants to transfer detained American to 3rd country

    US wants to transfer detained American to 3rd country

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:50:20 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:24:04 GMT
    The Defense Department says it wants to transfer an American detained in Iraq to a third, unidentified country.More >>
    The Defense Department says it wants to transfer an American detained in Iraq to a third, unidentified country.More >>
  • ABC makes unusual decision to release all of Comey talk

    ABC makes unusual decision to release all of Comey talk

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:00:43 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-04-17 19:24:02 GMT
    (Ralph Alswang/ABC via AP). In this image released by ABC News, correspondent George Stephanopoulos, left, appears with former FBI director James Comey for a taped interview that will air during a primetime "20/20" special on Sunday, April 15, 2018 on ...(Ralph Alswang/ABC via AP). In this image released by ABC News, correspondent George Stephanopoulos, left, appears with former FBI director James Comey for a taped interview that will air during a primetime "20/20" special on Sunday, April 15, 2018 on ...
    ABC's unusual decision to release full transcript of George Stephanopoulos' interview with former FBI Director James Comey has turned into a hit for network's website.More >>
    ABC's unusual decision to release full transcript of George Stephanopoulos' interview with former FBI Director James Comey has turned into a hit for network's website.More >>
  • Montana's Tester builds money lead but outside bucks flow in

    Montana's Tester builds money lead but outside bucks flow in

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:54:18 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-04-17 19:04:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018, file photo, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., flanked by Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., left, and Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., arrives for a vote on a Senate banking bill. Tester has built a huge...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018, file photo, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., flanked by Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., left, and Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., arrives for a vote on a Senate banking bill. Tester has built a huge...
    Montana U.S. Sen. Jon Tester has built a huge fundraising lead over the Republican hoping to challenge him this fall, but outside money that could level the field has started pouring into the race.More >>
    Montana U.S. Sen. Jon Tester has built a huge fundraising lead over the Republican hoping to challenge him this fall, but outside money that could level the field has started pouring into the race.More >>
  • Republican Congressman Charlie Dent to resign from House

    Republican Congressman Charlie Dent to resign from House

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:20:45 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:45:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this March 23, 2017, file photo, Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pa., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dent said in a Tuesday, April 17, 2018, statement that he'll resign from Congress in the coming weeks but d...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this March 23, 2017, file photo, Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pa., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dent said in a Tuesday, April 17, 2018, statement that he'll resign from Congress in the coming weeks but d...
    Republican Rep. Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania says he'll resign from Congress in the coming weeks.More >>
    Republican Rep. Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania says he'll resign from Congress in the coming weeks.More >>
  • Supreme Court says Sotomayor breaks shoulder in fall at home

    Supreme Court says Sotomayor breaks shoulder in fall at home

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:40:11 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:26:45 GMT
    The Supreme Court says Justice Sonia Sotomayor broke her right shoulder in a fall at her Washington home.More >>
    The Supreme Court says Justice Sonia Sotomayor broke her right shoulder in a fall at her Washington home.More >>
  • Comey: Trump's call to put him in jail isn't 'normal'

    Comey: Trump's call to put him in jail isn't 'normal'

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:30:33 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:26:31 GMT
    James Comey is pushing back against President Donald Trump's suggestion that the former FBI director should go to jail by saying such a comment isn't "normal.".More >>
    James Comey is pushing back against President Donald Trump's suggestion that the former FBI director should go to jail by saying such a comment isn't "normal.".More >>
  • Senators introduce new war powers resolution

    Senators introduce new war powers resolution

    Monday, April 16 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-04-16 21:02:41 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:25:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Rubble lines a street in Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his country is "fully ready" to ...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Rubble lines a street in Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his country is "fully ready" to ...
    The leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are set to unveil a bipartisan resolution authorizing the use of military force overseas.More >>
    The leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are set to unveil a bipartisan resolution authorizing the use of military force overseas.More >>
  • Trump lawyer forced to reveal another client: Sean Hannity

    Trump lawyer forced to reveal another client: Sean Hannity

    Monday, April 16 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:21:01 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:53:41 GMT
    FOX News talk show host Sean Hannity attends The Hollywood Reporter's annual 35 Most Powerful People in Media event at The Pool on Thursday, April 12, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)FOX News talk show host Sean Hannity attends The Hollywood Reporter's annual 35 Most Powerful People in Media event at The Pool on Thursday, April 12, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

    President Donald Trump's personal attorney is set to appear in federal court to argue over evidence found during a recent FBI raid, and porn star Stormy Daniels is expected to be in attendance.

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    President Donald Trump's personal attorney is set to appear in federal court to argue over evidence found during a recent FBI raid, and porn star Stormy Daniels is expected to be in attendance.

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  • The Latest: Comey comments on McCabe allegations

    The Latest: Comey comments on McCabe allegations

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:51:55 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:44 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:44:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, left, and Andrew Harnik). This combination photo shows President Donald Trump speaking during a roundtable discussion on tax policy in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., on April 5, 2018, left, and former FBI director James Comey speak...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, left, and Andrew Harnik). This combination photo shows President Donald Trump speaking during a roundtable discussion on tax policy in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., on April 5, 2018, left, and former FBI director James Comey speak...
    James Comey is pushing back against President Donald Trump's suggestion that the former FBI director should go to jail by saying such a comment isn't "normal.".More >>
    James Comey is pushing back against President Donald Trump's suggestion that the former FBI director should go to jail by saying such a comment isn't "normal.".More >>
  • Arizona lawmaker expelled for harassment files $1.3M claim

    Arizona lawmaker expelled for harassment files $1.3M claim

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:20 PM EDT2018-04-17 01:20:24 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:42:12 GMT
    A former Arizona representative who became the first state lawmaker expelled for sexual misconduct since the #MeToo movement swept the nation has filed a $1.3 million claim against the House speaker and Gov. Doug...More >>
    A former Arizona representative who became the first state lawmaker expelled for sexual misconduct since the #MeToo movement swept the nation has filed a $1.3 million claim against the House speaker and Gov. Doug Ducey's chief of staff.More >>
  • Dems ready to back bid for House votes on immigration

    Dems ready to back bid for House votes on immigration

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:50 PM EDT2018-04-17 01:50:24 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:25:25 GMT
    Virtually all House Democrats are poised to back a bid by some Republicans calling for House votes this election year on immigration.More >>
    Virtually all House Democrats are poised to back a bid by some Republicans calling for House votes this election year on immigration.More >>
  • White House says Russia sanctions still under consideration

    White House says Russia sanctions still under consideration

    Monday, April 16 2018 12:48 AM EDT2018-04-16 04:48:50 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:36 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:36:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Karel Navarro). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a bilateral meeting with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, at the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, Saturday, April 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Karel Navarro). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a bilateral meeting with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, at the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, Saturday, April 14, 2018.

    U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley made clear the United States won't be pulling troops out of Syria right away, saying U.S. involvement there "is not done."

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    U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley made clear the United States won't be pulling troops out of Syria right away, saying U.S. involvement there "is not done."

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  • What's in those seized records? Trump's biggest new worry

    What's in those seized records? Trump's biggest new worry

    Monday, April 16 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-04-16 21:42:23 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-04-17 11:52:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump walks from the Oval Office of the White House to Marine One in Washington, Monday, April 16, 2018, for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base en route to Miami.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump walks from the Oval Office of the White House to Marine One in Washington, Monday, April 16, 2018, for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base en route to Miami.
    President Donald Trump and his allies have hit a new level of anxiety after the raid on his personal attorney's office,.More >>
    President Donald Trump and his allies have hit a new level of anxiety after the raid on his personal attorney's office,.More >>
  • Trump says tax law, US economy helping Hispanics

    Trump says tax law, US economy helping Hispanics

    Monday, April 16 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:58:30 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-04-17 08:01:18 GMT
    President Donald Trump is set to promote the Republican tax law during an event in South Florida.More >>
    President Donald Trump is set to promote the Republican tax law during an event in South Florida.More >>
  • The Latest: Scalise undergoes planned surgery after shooting

    The Latest: Scalise undergoes planned surgery after shooting

    Monday, April 16 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-04-16 21:35:14 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-04-17 03:43:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018, file photo, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise speaks at the 2018 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington. Scalise is undergoing on April 16, a p...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018, file photo, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise speaks at the 2018 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington. Scalise is undergoing on April 16, a p...
    Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise has undergone a follow-up surgery 10 months after being shot at a Republican baseball practice.More >>
    Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise has undergone a follow-up surgery 10 months after being shot at a Republican baseball practice.More >>
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  • Texas 8th-graders asked to list positives of slavery

    Texas 8th-graders asked to list positives of slavery

    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:54:30 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:58:24 GMT
    A San Antonio charter school has apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth grade American history class to list the positive and negative aspects of slavery.More >>
    A San Antonio charter school has apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth grade American history class to list the positive and negative aspects of slavery.More >>
  • After town says 'nyet' to Russia monument, others say 'da'

    After town says 'nyet' to Russia monument, others say 'da'

    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:34:52 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:58:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martha Waggoner). FILE - In this March 12, 2018 file photo, a model of the "Project Zebra" memorial stands in the Arts of the Albemarle building in Elizabeth City, N.C.  The monument to Russian soldiers killed while training in the United Sta...(AP Photo/Martha Waggoner). FILE - In this March 12, 2018 file photo, a model of the "Project Zebra" memorial stands in the Arts of the Albemarle building in Elizabeth City, N.C. The monument to Russian soldiers killed while training in the United Sta...
    A monument honoring a secret World War II spy mission could still find a home in the United States after a North Carolina town rejected the statue because of current tensions between the U.S. and Russia.More >>
    A monument honoring a secret World War II spy mission could still find a home in the United States after a North Carolina town rejected the statue because of current tensions between the U.S. and Russia.More >>
  • Barbara Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'

    Barbara Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:04:04 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:57:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.

    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.

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    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.

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