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  • Senate primary splits Arizona conservatives between 2 icons

    Senate primary splits Arizona conservatives between 2 icons

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:02 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:02:25 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:57 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:57:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this May 17, 2018, photo, Republican Senate candidate Kelli Ward talks about her platform policies at a Scottsdale Tea Party event in Scottsdale, Ariz. Arizona conservatives are torn between two icons of their movement -...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this May 17, 2018, photo, Republican Senate candidate Kelli Ward talks about her platform policies at a Scottsdale Tea Party event in Scottsdale, Ariz. Arizona conservatives are torn between two icons of their movement -...
    Arizona conservatives are torn between two icons of their movement - former Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former state senator Kelli Ward - in the GOP Senate primary.More >>
    Arizona conservatives are torn between two icons of their movement - former Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former state senator Kelli Ward - in the GOP Senate primary.More >>
  • Critics: NFL decision chooses mainstream appeal over players

    Critics: NFL decision chooses mainstream appeal over players

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:01:58 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:57 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:57:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, middle, kneels during the national anthem before the team's NFL preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, middle, kneels during the national anthem before the team's NFL preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers...
    Critics say the NFL's decision to force players to stand during the national anthem if on the field say the policy prioritizes the league's mainstream appeal over athletes.More >>
    Critics say the NFL's decision to force players to stand during the national anthem if on the field say the policy prioritizes the league's mainstream appeal over athletes.More >>
  • Trump suggests NFL players who kneel shouldn't be in US

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

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:52:37 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:56:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to New York to discuss immigration policy, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to New York to discuss immigration policy, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
    President Donald Trump is praising a new NFL policy banning kneeling during the national anthem.More >>
    President Donald Trump is praising a new NFL policy banning kneeling during the national anthem.More >>
  • Dem, GOP leaders to get classified briefings on Russia probe

    Dem, GOP leaders to get classified briefings on Russia probe

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:42:28 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:56:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). In this May 23, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding the Marine One helicopter on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Two House lawmakers who are allies of President Donald Tr...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). In this May 23, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding the Marine One helicopter on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Two House lawmakers who are allies of President Donald Tr...

    A briefing Thursday about classified documents will be for just two Republican House members, both Trump allies, as Trump and his supporters in Congress press for information on the outside informant.

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    A briefing Thursday about classified documents will be for just two Republican House members, both Trump allies, as Trump and his supporters in Congress press for information on the outside informant.

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  • Trump cancels North Korea summit, blaming 'tremendous anger and open hostility'

    Trump cancels North Korea summit, blaming 'tremendous anger and open hostility'

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:50:52 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:55:43 GMT

    "Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting," according to a statement released by the White House on Thursday.

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    "Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting," according to a statement released by the White House on Thursday.

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  • What's next? NFL sparks new questions with anthem policy

    What's next? NFL sparks new questions with anthem policy

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 06:32:12 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:54:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles...

    With its popularity threatened and critics stretching all the way to the White House, the NFL tries to get past the debate over taking a knee during the national anthem but seems to muddle the issue even more.

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    With its popularity threatened and critics stretching all the way to the White House, the NFL tries to get past the debate over taking a knee during the national anthem but seems to muddle the issue even more.

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  • Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts

    Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:12:22 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:53:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's hair is ruffled by a breeze as he speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, en route to a day trip to New York.  Trump will hold a roundtable d...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's hair is ruffled by a breeze as he speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, en route to a day trip to New York. Trump will hold a roundtable d...

    As trade talks with Mexico and Canada stall, the Trump administration is exploring whether tariffs are needed on auto imports.

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    As trade talks with Mexico and Canada stall, the Trump administration is exploring whether tariffs are needed on auto imports.

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  • The Latest: German automakers concerned by US tariff move

    The Latest: German automakers concerned by US tariff move

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:12 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:12:00 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:52:54 GMT
    The head of the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry says the U.S. intention to raise auto tariffs are "another nasty blow to our economic relations" with the United States.More >>
    The head of the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry says the U.S. intention to raise auto tariffs are "another nasty blow to our economic relations" with the United States.More >>
  • Protests worldwide against US idea of auto import tariffs

    Protests worldwide against US idea of auto import tariffs

    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:31 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:31:55 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:52:50 GMT
    (Chinatopix via AP). In this Jan. 14, 2015 photo, Chinese customs officials inspect cars being loaded for export at a port in Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong province. China said Thursday, May 24, 2018, that it will "firmly defend" its rights and i...(Chinatopix via AP). In this Jan. 14, 2015 photo, Chinese customs officials inspect cars being loaded for export at a port in Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong province. China said Thursday, May 24, 2018, that it will "firmly defend" its rights and i...
    China says it will "firmly defend" its rights and interests against what it calls the Trump administration's abuse of national security provisions in trade.More >>
    China says it will "firmly defend" its rights and interests against what it calls the Trump administration's abuse of national security provisions in trade.More >>
  • Twitter to add special labels to political candidates in US

    Twitter to add special labels to political candidates in US

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:13:38 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:15:50 GMT
    Twitter says the move is to provide users with "authentic information" and prevent spoofed and fake accounts from fooling users. The labels will include what office a person is running for and where. (Source: Twitter)Twitter says the move is to provide users with "authentic information" and prevent spoofed and fake accounts from fooling users. The labels will include what office a person is running for and where. (Source: Twitter)

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

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

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  • Arizona educators consider altering evolution references

    Arizona educators consider altering evolution references

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:54:23 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:37 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:37:22 GMT
    The Arizona Department of Education is considering changes to school science standards, including instances when it may remove or alter references to evolution.More >>
    The Arizona Department of Education is considering changes to school science standards, including instances when it may remove or alter references to evolution.More >>
  • US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:48 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:24:26 GMT
    (HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...(HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...

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

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

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  • North Korea slams Pence as summit with Trump grows shakier

    North Korea slams Pence as summit with Trump grows shakier

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:51:44 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:23:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Women protesters stage a rally for peace on the Korea peninsular near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump labored with South Korea's Moon Jae-in Tuesday to keep the highly anticipated U...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Women protesters stage a rally for peace on the Korea peninsular near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump labored with South Korea's Moon Jae-in Tuesday to keep the highly anticipated U...
    A top North Korean official says recent comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence were "stupid" and "ignorant" and again warns the country is willing to pull out of a planned summit with Trump.More >>
    A top North Korean official says recent comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence were "stupid" and "ignorant" and again warns the country is willing to pull out of a planned summit with Trump.More >>
  • California's Feinstein drops support for death penalty

    California's Feinstein drops support for death penalty

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:25:27 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:15:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana,File). FILE - In this May 16, 2018 file photo Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif asks questions during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Feinstein says she no longer supports the death pen...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana,File). FILE - In this May 16, 2018 file photo Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif asks questions during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Feinstein says she no longer supports the death pen...
    California U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein says she no longer supports the death penalty.More >>
    California U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein says she no longer supports the death penalty.More >>
  • Kushner given security clearance after background check

    Kushner given security clearance after background check

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:11:49 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:56:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, White House adviser Jared Kushner speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, has been granted permanent security clearan...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, White House adviser Jared Kushner speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, has been granted permanent security clearan...

    Kushner, who serves as a senior adviser on the Middle East and other issues, was among many White House advisers who had been operating without approval for full security clearances.

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    Kushner, who serves as a senior adviser on the Middle East and other issues, was among many White House advisers who had been operating without approval for full security clearances.

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  • Teachers show strength in Kentucky primary elections

    Teachers show strength in Kentucky primary elections

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:07:36 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:17 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:17:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wade Payne). In this photo taken Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Mt. Vernon, Ky., Travis Brenda, a teacher at Rockcastle County High School, speaks during an interview. Brenda, a Republican running for the state House of Representatives, is challen...(AP Photo/Wade Payne). In this photo taken Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Mt. Vernon, Ky., Travis Brenda, a teacher at Rockcastle County High School, speaks during an interview. Brenda, a Republican running for the state House of Representatives, is challen...
    Teachers in Kentucky could soon be taking politicians to school.More >>
    Teachers in Kentucky could soon be taking politicians to school.More >>
  • Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

    Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:43:15 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:36 AM EDT2018-05-24 11:36:07 GMT
    A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment. (Source: CNN)A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment. (Source: CNN)

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

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

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

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

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:03 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:03:05 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:05 AM EDT2018-05-24 11:05:05 GMT
    President Donald Trump will speak on immigration and gang violence in a speech on Long Island in New York. (Source: CNN/Pool)President Donald Trump will speak on immigration and gang violence in a speech on Long Island in New York. (Source: CNN/Pool)
    President Donald Trump will speak on immigration and gang violence in a speech on Long Island in New York. (Source: CNN/Pool)President Donald Trump will speak on immigration and gang violence in a speech on Long Island in New York. (Source: CNN/Pool)

    President Donald Trump will speak on immigration and gang violence in a speech on Long Island in New York.

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    President Donald Trump will speak on immigration and gang violence in a speech on Long Island in New York.

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  • Malaysia's ex-leader questioned again in corruption scandal

    Malaysia's ex-leader questioned again in corruption scandal

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:52:12 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:44:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, arrives at Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Office in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Najib appears again for questioning at the   office as part of ...(AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, arrives at Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Office in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Najib appears again for questioning at the office as part of ...
    Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the anti-corruption agency's office for more questioning over alleged graft at a state investment fund he set up.More >>
    Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the anti-corruption agency's office for more questioning over alleged graft at a state investment fund he set up.More >>
  • Trump appears to raise new doubts about US-China trade deal

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

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:33:20 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:32:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Critics fear foreign government favor...(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Critics fear foreign government favor...
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. will probably have to use a "different structure" when it comes to trade with China.More >>
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. will probably have to use a "different structure" when it comes to trade with China.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump orders probe of tariffs for cars, trucks

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

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:01 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:01:53 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 09:52:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's hair is ruffled by a breeze as he speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, en route to a day trip to New York.  Trump will hold a roundtable d...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's hair is ruffled by a breeze as he speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, en route to a day trip to New York. Trump will hold a roundtable d...
    Trump directs Commerce Department to investigate whether tariffs are needed on the import of automobiles into the US.More >>
    Trump directs Commerce Department to investigate whether tariffs are needed on the import of automobiles into the US.More >>
  • After mass shootings, NRA pins blame on familiar list

    After mass shootings, NRA pins blame on familiar list

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:02:59 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:07 AM EDT2018-05-24 09:07:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - In this May 4, 2018, file photo, attendees walk by a display of AR-15's and AR-10's at the National Rifle Association convention in Dallas. Gun-control advocates push for tougher laws, including universal background...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - In this May 4, 2018, file photo, attendees walk by a display of AR-15's and AR-10's at the National Rifle Association convention in Dallas. Gun-control advocates push for tougher laws, including universal background...
    From the design of school buildings to video games, here's what the gun lobby says leads to school shootings.More >>
    From the design of school buildings to video games, here's what the gun lobby says leads to school shootings.More >>
  • Syrian official rejects US demand for Iranian withdrawal

    Syrian official rejects US demand for Iranian withdrawal

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 08:43:16 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:43 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:43:56 GMT
    (SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian military and police forces fly their national flags on a damaged building and hold a picture of Syrian President Bashar Assad, in the Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood, sou...(SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian military and police forces fly their national flags on a damaged building and hold a picture of Syrian President Bashar Assad, in the Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood, sou...
    Syria has dismissed American calls for the withdrawal of Iranian troops and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah from the war-torn country.More >>
    Syria has dismissed American calls for the withdrawal of Iranian troops and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah from the war-torn country.More >>
  • Amazon, Starbucks pledge money to repeal Seattle head tax

    Amazon, Starbucks pledge money to repeal Seattle head tax

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:01:46 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:07 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:07:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file). FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, members of the public look on at a Seattle City Council before the council voted to approve a tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fight homelessness in Seattl...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file). FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, members of the public look on at a Seattle City Council before the council voted to approve a tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fight homelessness in Seattl...
    Amazon, Starbucks, Vulcan and other companies have pledged a total of more than $350,000 toward an effort to repeal Seattle's newly passed tax on large employers intended to combat homelessness.More >>
    Amazon, Starbucks, Vulcan and other companies have pledged a total of more than $350,000 toward an effort to repeal Seattle's newly passed tax on large employers intended to combat homelessness.More >>
  • Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

    Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:52:37 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:06 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:06:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tech moguls Bill Gates and Zuckerberg are teaming up to help develop new technologies for kids ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tech moguls Bill Gates and Zuckerberg are teaming up to help develop new technologies for kids ...

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

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

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  • In GOP immigration battle, factions split over citizenship

    In GOP immigration battle, factions split over citizenship

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:51:44 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:05 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:05:48 GMT
    Divisions over whether to provide a conduit to citizenship for young "Dreamer" immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally loom for House Republicans.More >>
    Divisions over whether to provide a conduit to citizenship for young "Dreamer" immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally loom for House Republicans.More >>
  • Teacher's win in Kentucky points to November potential

    Teacher's win in Kentucky points to November potential

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:51:47 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:42:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wade Payne). In this photo taken Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Mt. Vernon, Ky., Travis Brenda, a teacher at Rockcastle County High School, speaks during an interview. Brenda, a Republican running for the state House of Representatives, is challen...(AP Photo/Wade Payne). In this photo taken Thursday, May 3, 2018, in Mt. Vernon, Ky., Travis Brenda, a teacher at Rockcastle County High School, speaks during an interview. Brenda, a Republican running for the state House of Representatives, is challen...
    A teacher has scored an upset in a Kentucky legislative race. Could this be a sign of things to come in November?.More >>
    A teacher has scored an upset in a Kentucky legislative race. Could this be a sign of things to come in November?.More >>
  • Bill expanding private care for veterans goes to Trump

    Bill expanding private care for veterans goes to Trump

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:12:09 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:15 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:15:55 GMT

    The sweeping measure would allow veterans to see private doctors when they do not receive the treatment they expected, with the approval of a Department of Veterans Affairs health provider.

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    The sweeping measure would allow veterans to see private doctors when they do not receive the treatment they expected, with the approval of a Department of Veterans Affairs health provider.

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

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

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:44:27 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:55:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-In in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-In in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington.

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

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

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  • Seething over Russia probe, Trump tears into 'spygate'

    Seething over Russia probe, Trump tears into 'spygate'

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:44:08 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:45:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump talks to visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he departs the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump talks to visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he departs the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

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

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

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  • Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs

    Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:13:27 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:16:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's hair is ruffled by a breeze as he speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, en route to a day trip to New York.  Trump will hold a roundtable d...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump's hair is ruffled by a breeze as he speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, en route to a day trip to New York. Trump will hold a roundtable d...
    President Donald Trump is predicting that U.S. automakers and auto workers will be "very happy" with the outcome of talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement.More >>
    President Donald Trump is predicting that U.S. automakers and auto workers will be "very happy" with the outcome of talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement.More >>
  • The Latest: Justice to hold bipartisan briefing Thursday

    The Latest: Justice to hold bipartisan briefing Thursday

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:23 AM EDT2018-05-23 11:23:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:56:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks at the Susan B. Anthony List 11th Annual Campaign for Life Gala at the National Building Museum, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks at the Susan B. Anthony List 11th Annual Campaign for Life Gala at the National Building Museum, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is tweeting about the "Criminal Deep State" and says its efforts have backfired.More >>
    President Donald Trump is tweeting about the "Criminal Deep State" and says its efforts have backfired.More >>
  • Critics see no end to foreign favors to Trump businesses

    Critics see no end to foreign favors to Trump businesses

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:44:01 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:55:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Critics fear foreign government favor...(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Critics fear foreign government favor...
    Quid pro Trump? Critics fear nothing to stop foreign government favors to Trump businesses.More >>
    Quid pro Trump? Critics fear nothing to stop foreign government favors to Trump businesses.More >>
  • Texas governor supports 2 small gun rules after shooting

    Texas governor supports 2 small gun rules after shooting

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:33:23 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:44 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:44:29 GMT
    (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP). A young woman cries, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, by a memorial for Santa Fe High School freshman Aaron Kyle McLeod who was killed Friday during a shooting at the school, in Santa Fe, Texas.(Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP). A young woman cries, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, by a memorial for Santa Fe High School freshman Aaron Kyle McLeod who was killed Friday during a shooting at the school, in Santa Fe, Texas.

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

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

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  • French government orders evacuation of Paris migrant camps

    French government orders evacuation of Paris migrant camps

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:12 AM EDT2018-05-23 07:12:57 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:42:31 GMT
    France's interior minister has ordered the evacuation of some 2,300 migrants camped in Paris amid a standoff with City Hall over how to handle the long-running problem.More >>
    France's interior minister has ordered the evacuation of some 2,300 migrants camped in Paris amid a standoff with City Hall over how to handle the long-running problem.More >>
  • The Latest: North Korea blasts Pence for 'stupid' remarks

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

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:33:13 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:42:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo looks over his notes as he waits to testify at the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo looks over his notes as he waits to testify at the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says it is ultimately up to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un whether a planned summit with President Donald Trump takes place.More >>
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says it is ultimately up to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un whether a planned summit with President Donald Trump takes place.More >>
  • Lawmaker wants states to reject sports bet 'integrity fee'

    Lawmaker wants states to reject sports bet 'integrity fee'

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:53:43 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:44:56 GMT
    A top New Jersey lawmaker is urging all 50 states to reject so-called "integrity fee" payments to professional sports leagues in any sports betting legislation they enact.More >>
    A top New Jersey lawmaker is urging all 50 states to reject so-called "integrity fee" payments to professional sports leagues in any sports betting legislation they enact.More >>
  • DC federal appeals court to livestream audio of arguments

    DC federal appeals court to livestream audio of arguments

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:25:00 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:16 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:16:57 GMT
    The District of Columbia-based federal appeals court has voted to livestream the audio of all oral arguments, except when classified or sealed material has to be discussed.More >>
    The District of Columbia-based federal appeals court has voted to livestream the audio of all oral arguments, except when classified or sealed material has to be discussed.More >>
  • Foreign media depart on train for North Korean nuclear site

    Foreign media depart on train for North Korean nuclear site

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:32 PM EDT2018-05-23 02:32:53 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:04:07 GMT
    (AP Photo). This image made from video shows foreign journalists and North Korean internet connection staff at Kalma Hotel in Wonsan, North Korea, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. A small group of foreign journalists arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to cover th...(AP Photo). This image made from video shows foreign journalists and North Korean internet connection staff at Kalma Hotel in Wonsan, North Korea, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. A small group of foreign journalists arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to cover th...
    North Korea allows South Korean journalists to cover nuke test closing, after protest over military exercises.More >>
    North Korea allows South Korean journalists to cover nuke test closing, after protest over military exercises.More >>
  • Grand jury says police shooting of Georgia man justified

    Grand jury says police shooting of Georgia man justified

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:21:46 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:55:03 GMT
    Georgia grand jury says fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man by police was justified because he pointed BB pistol at officers.More >>
    Georgia grand jury says fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man by police was justified because he pointed BB pistol at officers.More >>
  • The Latest: Bethea: New NFL policy 'not really a compromise'

    The Latest: Bethea: New NFL policy 'not really a compromise'

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:22:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:46 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:46:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Browns quarterback Tyrod Taylor throws during a practice at the NFL football team's training camp facility, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Berea, Ohio.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Browns quarterback Tyrod Taylor throws during a practice at the NFL football team's training camp facility, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Berea, Ohio.
    Browns QB Tyrod Taylor surprised nobody consulted players before instituting new anthem policy.More >>
    Browns QB Tyrod Taylor surprised nobody consulted players before instituting new anthem policy.More >>
  • High hopes but tough road for black woman in governor's race

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

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:01:55 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:12:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams waves to supporters after speaking at an election-night watch party Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams waves to supporters after speaking at an election-night watch party Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta.
    Georgia attorney and romance novelist Stacey Abrams has a tough road ahead as she campaigns to become America's first black female governor.More >>
    Georgia attorney and romance novelist Stacey Abrams has a tough road ahead as she campaigns to become America's first black female governor.More >>
  • Amid debate, Wyoming approves Yellowstone-area grizzly hunt

    Amid debate, Wyoming approves Yellowstone-area grizzly hunt

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:16 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:16:06 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:01:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart, File). FILE - In this July 6, 2011, file photo, a grizzly bear roams near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. Wyoming will decide Wednesday, May 23, 2018, whether to allow grizzly bear hunting for the first time in de...(AP Photo/Jim Urquhart, File). FILE - In this July 6, 2011, file photo, a grizzly bear roams near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. Wyoming will decide Wednesday, May 23, 2018, whether to allow grizzly bear hunting for the first time in de...
    Wyoming to decide whether to allow grizzly bear hunting for first time in decades, would be biggest hunt in lower 48 states.More >>
    Wyoming to decide whether to allow grizzly bear hunting for first time in decades, would be biggest hunt in lower 48 states.More >>
  • California moves to defend law allowing life-ending drugs

    California moves to defend law allowing life-ending drugs

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:54:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:35 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:35:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). File - In this Feb. 20, 2018, file photo, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. California's attorney general is asking an appeals court to quickly block a judge'...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). File - In this Feb. 20, 2018, file photo, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. California's attorney general is asking an appeals court to quickly block a judge'...
    California's attorney general is asking an appeals court to quickly block a judge's decision to toss a 2016 law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives.More >>
    California's attorney general is asking an appeals court to quickly block a judge's decision to toss a 2016 law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives.More >>
  • Michigan lawmakers advance legislation on mandated reporters

    Michigan lawmakers advance legislation on mandated reporters

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:11:53 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:24:24 GMT
    Michigan lawmakers are at odds over a decision to scale back the proposed expansion of the state's mandatory reporter law after the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.More >>
    Michigan lawmakers are at odds over a decision to scale back the proposed expansion of the state's mandatory reporter law after the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.More >>
  • Clinton: Democrats can win with bold ideas, core principles

    Clinton: Democrats can win with bold ideas, core principles

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:33:13 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:56:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2017 file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the Women in the World Summit in New York. Clinton plans to address New York state Democrats at the party's nominating conv...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2017 file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the Women in the World Summit in New York. Clinton plans to address New York state Democrats at the party's nominating conv...
    Hillary Clinton plans to address New York state Democrats at the party's nominating convention on Long Island.More >>
    Hillary Clinton plans to address New York state Democrats at the party's nominating convention on Long Island.More >>
  • Cohen distances himself from tax-cheating "Taxi King"

    Cohen distances himself from tax-cheating "Taxi King"

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:33:19 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:35:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, walks down the sidewalk in New York. Cohen's longtime business partner Evgeny Freidman pleaded guilty on Tuesday, May 22, 2018,...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, walks down the sidewalk in New York. Cohen's longtime business partner Evgeny Freidman pleaded guilty on Tuesday, May 22, 2018,...
    President Donald Trump's personal lawyer is distancing himself from an associate in the taxi industry who pleaded guilty to tax fraud.More >>
    President Donald Trump's personal lawyer is distancing himself from an associate in the taxi industry who pleaded guilty to tax fraud.More >>
  • Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations

    Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:43:22 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:32:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - This March 6, 2018, file photo shows the Capitol in Washington. Several Democrats facing tough re-elections this fall are joining solid Republican backing of an effort to alter some key aspects of the Dodd-F...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - This March 6, 2018, file photo shows the Capitol in Washington. Several Democrats facing tough re-elections this fall are joining solid Republican backing of an effort to alter some key aspects of the Dodd-F...

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

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

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  • APNewsBreak: Prosecutor interviewing Schneiderman accusers

    APNewsBreak: Prosecutor interviewing Schneiderman accusers

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:41:41 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:12:25 GMT
    A special prosecutor has started interviewing women whose abuse allegations led to former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's resignation.More >>
    A special prosecutor has started interviewing women whose abuse allegations led to former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's resignation.More >>
  • Pompeo: US will fight Russian interference in 2018 elections

    Pompeo: US will fight Russian interference in 2018 elections

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:03:24 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-05-23 21:04:27 GMT
    Pompeo told the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday that the administration will take "appropriate countermeasures" to fight what he called "continued efforts" by Russia to meddle in November's vote. (Source: US State Dept/CNN)Pompeo told the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday that the administration will take "appropriate countermeasures" to fight what he called "continued efforts" by Russia to meddle in November's vote. (Source: US State Dept/CNN)

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

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

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  • ACLU sues over battleground Ohio's congressional districts

    ACLU sues over battleground Ohio's congressional districts

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

    Pruitt promises action on rising threat from contaminants

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:32:46 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:35:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says dealing with a widespread contamination in drinking water is a "national priority.".More >>
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says dealing with a widespread contamination in drinking water is a "national priority.".More >>
  • Muslim inmates sue Alaska corrections officials over policy

    Muslim inmates sue Alaska corrections officials over policy

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:51:44 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:27:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dan Joling). This photo shows the public entrance to the Anchorage Correctional Complex on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. Muslim inmates are suing state corrections officials, claiming that officials at the jail are providing ...(AP Photo/Dan Joling). This photo shows the public entrance to the Anchorage Correctional Complex on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. Muslim inmates are suing state corrections officials, claiming that officials at the jail are providing ...
    Muslim inmates are suing state corrections officials, arguing that they are not provided adequate nourishment as they break their daily fasts during Ramadan at an Alaska jail.More >>
    Muslim inmates are suing state corrections officials, arguing that they are not provided adequate nourishment as they break their daily fasts during Ramadan at an Alaska jail.More >>
  • The Latest: Senate approves bill to widen private care at VA

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

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:21 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:21:53 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:26:03 GMT
    The Senate has passed a sweeping bill aimed at fulfilling President Donald Trump's pledge to expand private care to veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system.More >>
    The Senate has passed a sweeping bill aimed at fulfilling President Donald Trump's pledge to expand private care to veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system.More >>
  • The Latest: China urges US to change 'negative mindset'

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

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:51:50 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:55:04 GMT
    China's foreign minister says the U.S. withdrawal of an invitation for China to participate in a multinational naval exercise is "very non-constructive.".More >>
    China's foreign minister says the U.S. withdrawal of an invitation for China to participate in a multinational naval exercise is "very non-constructive.".More >>
  • Italy steps toward populist government as Conte gets mandate

    Italy steps toward populist government as Conte gets mandate

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:53:20 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:32:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...
    Italy's president summons premier candidate Conte for talks on forming a government.More >>
    Italy's president summons premier candidate Conte for talks on forming a government.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump urges nations to cooperate on immigration

    The Latest: Trump urges nations to cooperate on immigration

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:44:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:12:45 GMT
    President Donald Trump will speak on immigration and gang violence in a speech on Long Island in New York.More >>
    President Donald Trump will speak on immigration and gang violence in a speech on Long Island in New York.More >>
  • US Ambassador to Israel says Trump peace plan months away

    US Ambassador to Israel says Trump peace plan months away

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:25:56 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:12:35 GMT
    The U.S. Ambassador to Israel says the Trump administration's Middle East peace plan is months away.More >>
    The U.S. Ambassador to Israel says the Trump administration's Middle East peace plan is months away.More >>
  • GOP candidates for Georgia governor ready for runoff

    GOP candidates for Georgia governor ready for runoff

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:03:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:07:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, Republican primary candidate for governor approaches the podium to address supporters during an election night results party Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Athens, Ga.(AP Photo/John Amis). Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, Republican primary candidate for governor approaches the podium to address supporters during an election night results party Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Athens, Ga.
    Any focus on Stacey Abrams chances of becoming the nation's first black female governor has to wait for her Republican opponent who won't be settled for another two months.More >>
    Any focus on Stacey Abrams chances of becoming the nation's first black female governor has to wait for her Republican opponent who won't be settled for another two months.More >>
  • Georgia Democrat challenges racial barrier in governor race

    Georgia Democrat challenges racial barrier in governor race

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:23:03 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:54:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams smiles as she speaks during an election-night watch party Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams smiles as she speaks during an election-night watch party Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta.
    Several of Tuesday's nomination races end well for female candidates, one winning a chance to become the first black female governor in U.S. history.More >>
    Several of Tuesday's nomination races end well for female candidates, one winning a chance to become the first black female governor in U.S. history.More >>
  • Bitter, expensive fight for Arkansas court seat to drag on

    Bitter, expensive fight for Arkansas court seat to drag on

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Senate bill overhauls handling of sex harassment complaints

    Senate bill overhauls handling of sex harassment complaints

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

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

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

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  • Ryan returns to Capitol to calm restless House Republicans

    Ryan returns to Capitol to calm restless House Republicans

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

    NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

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

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

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

    EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:12:43 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:25:32 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency has blocked The Associated Press and CNN from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants.More >>
    The Environmental Protection Agency has blocked The Associated Press and CNN from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants.More >>
  • Merkel heads to China to talk economy, trade, rule of law

    Merkel heads to China to talk economy, trade, rule of law

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:43:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:46:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop, pool, file). FILE - In this May 31, 2017 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel and China's Premier Li Keqiang joke prior to a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany.     German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading...(AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop, pool, file). FILE - In this May 31, 2017 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel and China's Premier Li Keqiang joke prior to a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading...
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to China with a business delegation as both Beijing and the European Union are grappling with the United States over trade issues and Washington's rejection of the Iran...More >>
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to China with a business delegation as both Beijing and the European Union are grappling with the United States over trade issues and Washington's rejection of the Iran nuclear deal.More >>
  • UK government does not intend to block Comcast-Sky deal

    UK government does not intend to block Comcast-Sky deal

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:02:22 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:26:52 GMT
    Britain's government says it does not intend to refer U.S. media conglomerate Comcast's 22 billion pound ($30.7 billion) takeover offer for London-based Sky to competition authorities.More >>
    Britain's government says it does not intend to refer U.S. media conglomerate Comcast's 22 billion pound ($30.7 billion) takeover offer for London-based Sky to competition authorities.More >>
  • Global stocks fall amid weak data, worries over Koreas

    Global stocks fall amid weak data, worries over Koreas

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:13 AM EDT2018-05-23 08:13:02 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:24:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). A man rides a bicycle past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Asian indexes mostly slipped Wednesday amid continuing worries about North Korea aft...(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). A man rides a bicycle past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Asian indexes mostly slipped Wednesday amid continuing worries about North Korea aft...
    Asian shares mostly lower amid worries over US-China trade, Koreas.More >>
    Asian shares mostly lower amid worries over US-China trade, Koreas.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank

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

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

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

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:40 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:40:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:56:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...
    The White House is getting in on the viral debate over whether people hear the names "Laurel" or "Yanny" in a much-shared audio clip.More >>
    The White House is getting in on the viral debate over whether people hear the names "Laurel" or "Yanny" in a much-shared audio clip.More >>
  • Australian state government proposes protecting wild horses

    Australian state government proposes protecting wild horses

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

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

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

    Senate hopeful Joe Arpaio mum on details of Trump policies

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

    Establishment Democrats relieved after Texas House runoff

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

    Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans

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

    Correction: Primary Rdp story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • The Latest: Congress passes bill rolling back banking rules

    The Latest: Congress passes bill rolling back banking rules

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

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

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

    Asian shares fall amid worries over US-China trade, Koreas

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:32:37 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-05-23 07:03:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this May 17, 2018, file photo, an American flag hangs above the bell podium on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 22.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this May 17, 2018, file photo, an American flag hangs above the bell podium on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 22.
    US stocks are rising behind gains for technology companies and banks, and automakers are up after China agreed to reduce auto import duties. J.C. Penney is falling after its CEO took a job with home improvement...More >>
    US stocks are rising behind gains for technology companies and banks, and automakers are up after China agreed to reduce auto import duties. J.C. Penney is falling after its CEO took a job with home improvement retailer Lowe's.More >>
  • Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation

    Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation

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

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

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

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

    Gay Kentucky man loses bid to challenge GOP clerk Kim Davis

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

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

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

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  • Texas liberal candidate bashed by national Democrats loses

    Texas liberal candidate bashed by national Democrats loses

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

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

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

    Democrats nominate first woman as GOP race heads to runoff

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

    Trump won't say if he has confidence in Rosenstein

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

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

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

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  • Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules

    Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Teacher beats Kentucky House majority leader in GOP primary

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

    Consumer Reports raises concerns over Tesla Model 3 braking

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

    DeVos: Reporting undocumented students is a local decision

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

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

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

    The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

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

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

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

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  • House Republicans divided as Ryan struggles to keep clout

    House Republicans divided as Ryan struggles to keep clout

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

    The Latest: Pompeo says NK could benefit from US investment

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Missouri lawmakers read woman's testimony against Greitens

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

    The Latest: Trump addresses anti-abortion rights activists

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

    Texas governor convenes new discussions on school safety

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

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

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

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  • Washington lobbyists put on notice over foreign agent law

    Washington lobbyists put on notice over foreign agent law

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

    Navarro clashes with State Department over UAE airline deal

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

    The Latest: FBI briefing on Russia probe set for Thursday

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

    Lawmakers pick successor to disgraced attorney general

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

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

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

    Pentagon report: Nukes are central to North Korea strategy

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

    Romania court acquits Senate speaker of lying under oath

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

    NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

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

    Ryan vents frustration over GOP infighting over immigration

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

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

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

    Vatican bank reports profit but says ethics more important

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

    US hits 5 Iranians with sanctions for aiding Yemen rebels

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

    Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuke site closing

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

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

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

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  • Russia adopts bill that could stymie trade with US

    Russia adopts bill that could stymie trade with US

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

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

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

    As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone

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

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

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:21:09 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:42:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.

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

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

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  • Bank of England spells out cost of Brexit to households

    Bank of England spells out cost of Brexit to households

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

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

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

    Syrian army, police celebrate recapturing all of Damascus

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

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

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

    US hikes tariffs on Chinese steel exported via Vietnam

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

    The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

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

    Syrian government declares capital fully under its control

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

    Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

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

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

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

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

    Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

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

    US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

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

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

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  • Border agent questions 2 women for speaking Spanish

    Border agent questions 2 women for speaking Spanish

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

    Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

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

    Watchdog report to fault FBI for Clinton probe delay

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

    Trump discusses immigration agenda with GOP governors

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

    School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

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

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

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

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

    Democrats add drain-the-swamp proposals to campaign agenda

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Warring House GOP factions seek middle ground on immigration

    Warring House GOP factions seek middle ground on immigration

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

    The Latest: White House setting up meeting on Russia probe

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

    Trump catches Wilkie off-guard with VA secretary nomination

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:22:38 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:45 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:45:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with acting Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie after announcing he will nominate him to lead the department during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White Ho...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with acting Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie after announcing he will nominate him to lead the department during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White Ho...
    President Donald Trump says he'll nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he'll nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department.More >>
  • In North Korea nuke site closure, spectacle trumps substance

    In North Korea nuke site closure, spectacle trumps substance

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Correction: 2018 Midterms-Endorsements story

    Correction: 2018 Midterms-Endorsements story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Illinois Democrats grill Rauner aide on death penalty plan

    Illinois Democrats grill Rauner aide on death penalty plan

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

    Judge appoints special prosecutor to decide on Greitens case

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

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

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

    Report: Markle nephew warned over knife at London nightclub

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

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

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

    Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws

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

    Senators press Pruitt for details on new legal defense fund

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

    Populists' pick to be Italian premier scorns bureaucracy

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

    Trump honors Truex Jr. at the White House

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

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

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

    Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Trump thrusts abortion fight into crucial midterm elections

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:58 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:03:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...

    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.

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    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.

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  • The Latest: Haspel jokes about rocky confirmation process

    The Latest: Haspel jokes about rocky confirmation process

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

    Trials for violent protest framed as Trump vs the resistance

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

    Barack, Michelle Obama to produce for Netflix

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

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

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

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  • Border Patrol agent questions women for speaking Spanish

    Border Patrol agent questions women for speaking Spanish

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid

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

    US office overseeing fight against IS gets reprieve

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

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

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

    Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

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

    CIA's Haspel can tap undercover work in Russian operations

    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:21 AM EDT2018-05-19 13:21:17 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:44 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:44:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, Gina Haspel arrives to her confirmation hearing at the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Haspel’s 33-year spy career began as the Cold War was thawing, bu...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, Gina Haspel arrives to her confirmation hearing at the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Haspel’s 33-year spy career began as the Cold War was thawing, bu...
    Scrutiny of Gina Haspel's CIA career has been focused on her role in the agency's former harsh interrogation program, but it's her experience with Russian operations that she will tap as she takes over at a time of...More >>
    Scrutiny of Gina Haspel's CIA career has been focused on her role in the agency's former harsh interrogation program, but it's her experience with Russian operations that she will tap as she takes over at a time of rising tension with Moscow.More >>
  • US relations under Trump dominate Mexico presidential debate

    US relations under Trump dominate Mexico presidential debate

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

    Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

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

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

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

    Florida's expensive race for governor highlights lax laws

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

    US anti-IS office gets reprieve as Syria pullout accelerates

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

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

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

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  • 2018 midterms: An early heat for 2020 Democrats?

    2018 midterms: An early heat for 2020 Democrats?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Giuliani says Mueller could end collusion probe by September

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

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

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

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  • Hillary Clinton to receive prestigious Harvard medal

    Hillary Clinton to receive prestigious Harvard medal

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:11:35 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:13:02 GMT
    Hillary Clinton is being honored with a medal during Harvard University's graduation week.More >>
    Hillary Clinton is being honored with a medal during Harvard University's graduation week.More >>
  • Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

    Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 00:11:31 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:05:39 GMT
    Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller. (Source: CNN)Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller. (Source: CNN)

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

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

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  • Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells her name

    Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells her name

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-05-19 14:46:23 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:05:20 GMT
    Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure. (Source: Susan Walsh/AP Photos)Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure. (Source: Susan Walsh/AP Photos)

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

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

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  • McCaskill defends CIA vote, says reasons are classified

    McCaskill defends CIA vote, says reasons are classified

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-05-20 02:01:11 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-20 15:42:18 GMT
    Claire McCaskill defends vote against CIA director: Says specific reasons classified.More >>
    Claire McCaskill defends vote against CIA director: Says specific reasons classified.More >>
  • Arizona 'Dreamers' struggle after losing cheaper tuition

    Arizona 'Dreamers' struggle after losing cheaper tuition

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

    White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

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

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

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

    US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

    Saturday, May 19 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-05-19 18:41:01 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:55:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.

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

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

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  • Condemned killer blames attack on 'homosexual panic'

    Condemned killer blames attack on 'homosexual panic'

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:22:15 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:58:35 GMT
    (Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows death row inmate Robert Van Hook, convicted of the fatal 1985 strangling and stabbing...(Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows death row inmate Robert Van Hook, convicted of the fatal 1985 strangling and stabbing...
    Attorneys for a condemned killer are asking that their client be spared, saying he experienced a "homosexual panic" of self-revulsion before killing a man he picked up at an Ohio bar.More >>
    Attorneys for a condemned killer are asking that their client be spared, saying he experienced a "homosexual panic" of self-revulsion before killing a man he picked up at an Ohio bar.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Ethics complaint made over 2017 reporter attack

    APNewsBreak: Ethics complaint made over 2017 reporter attack

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:34:45 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:58:32 GMT
    (Gallatin County via AP, File). FILE - This Aug. 25, 2017 file booking photo provided by Gallatin County, Mont., shows U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., at the Gallatin County Detention Center in Bozeman, Mont. Executive Director Nancy Keenan is askin...(Gallatin County via AP, File). FILE - This Aug. 25, 2017 file booking photo provided by Gallatin County, Mont., shows U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., at the Gallatin County Detention Center in Bozeman, Mont. Executive Director Nancy Keenan is askin...
    The head of the Montana Democratic Party is asking for a congressional ethics investigation into whether Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte lied about his attack of a reporter last year.More >>
    The head of the Montana Democratic Party is asking for a congressional ethics investigation into whether Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte lied about his attack of a reporter last year.More >>
  • Senate primary splits Arizona conservatives between 2 icons

    Senate primary splits Arizona conservatives between 2 icons

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:02 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:02:25 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:57 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:57:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this May 17, 2018, photo, Republican Senate candidate Kelli Ward talks about her platform policies at a Scottsdale Tea Party event in Scottsdale, Ariz. Arizona conservatives are torn between two icons of their movement -...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). In this May 17, 2018, photo, Republican Senate candidate Kelli Ward talks about her platform policies at a Scottsdale Tea Party event in Scottsdale, Ariz. Arizona conservatives are torn between two icons of their movement -...
    Arizona conservatives are torn between two icons of their movement - former Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former state senator Kelli Ward - in the GOP Senate primary.More >>
    Arizona conservatives are torn between two icons of their movement - former Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former state senator Kelli Ward - in the GOP Senate primary.More >>
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