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  • CNN's Gupta urges Sessions to back medical marijuana

    CNN's Gupta urges Sessions to back medical marijuana

    Friday, April 27 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:01:30 GMT
    CNN's Sanjay Gupta takes unusual step of urging Attorney General Jeff Sessions to change his mind on his opposition to medical marijuana.More >>
    CNN's Sanjay Gupta takes unusual step of urging Attorney General Jeff Sessions to change his mind on his opposition to medical marijuana.More >>
  • EPA chief gets congressional scolding over ethical lapses

    EPA chief gets congressional scolding over ethical lapses

    Friday, April 27 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:01:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt pauses while speaking as he testifies before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt pauses while speaking as he testifies before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018.
    Lawmakers assail EPA chief over ethical lapses in hearings that triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster.More >>
    Lawmakers assail EPA chief over ethical lapses in hearings that triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster.More >>
  • The Latest: White House hopeful summit achieves progress

    The Latest: White House hopeful summit achieves progress

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:59 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:59:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). South Korean President Moon Jae-in waves as he leaves to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, near presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Moo...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). South Korean President Moon Jae-in waves as he leaves to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, near presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 27, 2018. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Moo...
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in leaves for summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in leaves for summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • Kim Jong Un makes history, crosses border to meet his rival

    Kim Jong Un makes history, crosses border to meet his rival

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:59 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:59:26 GMT
    (South Korea Presidential Blue House via AP). This April 23, 2018, photo provided by South Korea Presidential Blue House on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, shows a meeting room for the April 27 summit between South and North Korea at the Peace House at the ...(South Korea Presidential Blue House via AP). This April 23, 2018, photo provided by South Korea Presidential Blue House on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, shows a meeting room for the April 27 summit between South and North Korea at the Peace House at the ...
    Seoul says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a tree together and inspect an honor guard after Kim walks across the border for the leaders' historic summit.More >>
    Seoul says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a tree together and inspect an honor guard after Kim walks across the border for the leaders' historic summit.More >>
  • Trump boasted he'd open all JFK files, but now says he can't

    Trump boasted he'd open all JFK files, but now says he can't

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:55:01 GMT
    President Donald Trump has decided not to release classified documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.More >>
    President Donald Trump has decided not to release classified documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.More >>
  • Lynching memorial and museum in Alabama draw crowds, tears

    Lynching memorial and museum in Alabama draw crowds, tears

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:54:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). This photo shows a bronze statue called "Raise Up" as part of the display at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a new memorial to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings, Monday, April 23, 2018, in Mont...(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). This photo shows a bronze statue called "Raise Up" as part of the display at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a new memorial to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings, Monday, April 23, 2018, in Mont...
    The public gets its first look at a lynching memorial and museum opening Thursday in Alabama.More >>
    The public gets its first look at a lynching memorial and museum opening Thursday in Alabama.More >>
  • Trump says no plans to get involved in Russia probe, for now

    Trump says no plans to get involved in Russia probe, for now

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:53:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). From left, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking member, confer before considering a bipartisan bill to protect the spec...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). From left, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking member, confer before considering a bipartisan bill to protect the spec...
    President Donald Trump says he has no plans to get involved with the ongoing investigation into Russian election meddling _ for now.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he has no plans to get involved with the ongoing investigation into Russian election meddling _ for now.More >>
  • The Latest: Australia says Pompeo prioritizes naming envoy

    The Latest: Australia says Pompeo prioritizes naming envoy

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:52:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2018, file photo Mike Pompeo smiles after his introduction before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a confirmation for him to become the next Secretary of State on Capitol Hill in ...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2018, file photo Mike Pompeo smiles after his introduction before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a confirmation for him to become the next Secretary of State on Capitol Hill in ...
    The Senate has narrowly confirmed Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state.More >>
    The Senate has narrowly confirmed Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state.More >>
  • Speaker Ryan forces out House chaplain

    Speaker Ryan forces out House chaplain

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:52:54 GMT
    House Speaker Paul Ryan has forced out the House chaplain, Reverend Patrick Conroy.More >>
    House Speaker Paul Ryan has forced out the House chaplain, Reverend Patrick Conroy.More >>
  • FBI says it warned White House about Rob Porter in March '17

    FBI says it warned White House about Rob Porter in March '17

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:52:51 GMT
    The FBI first flagged "derogatory information" about Rob Porter to White House counsel in March 2017.More >>
    The FBI first flagged "derogatory information" about Rob Porter to White House counsel in March 2017.More >>
  • Trump legal team gets skilled husband-wife duo

    Trump legal team gets skilled husband-wife duo

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:52:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). In this April 26, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at White House in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018. Martin and Jane Raskin, added last week to President Donald Trump’s legal team is described by th...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). In this April 26, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at White House in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018. Martin and Jane Raskin, added last week to President Donald Trump’s legal team is described by th...
    Lawyers who have worked with two new members of President Donald Trump's legal team describe them as experienced, skilled and humble, a striking counterpoint to some of the other attorneys who have represented him...More >>
    Lawyers who have worked with two new members of President Donald Trump's legal team describe them as experienced, skilled and humble, a striking counterpoint to some of the other attorneys who have represented him over the last year.More >>
  • Trump's VA choice bows out in latest Cabinet flame-out

    Trump's VA choice bows out in latest Cabinet flame-out

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:52:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaves a Senate office building after meeting individually with some members of the committee that would vet...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaves a Senate office building after meeting individually with some members of the committee that would vet...
    Nomination of White House doctor to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs sufferes another blow with allegations of recklessly prescribing drugs and drunken behavior.More >>
    Nomination of White House doctor to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs sufferes another blow with allegations of recklessly prescribing drugs and drunken behavior.More >>
  • Trump pledges hands off Russia probe, may "change my mind'

    Trump pledges hands off Russia probe, may "change my mind'

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:52:11 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he "won't be involved" in the special counsel's investigation into Russia election meddling but adds he may change his mind.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he "won't be involved" in the special counsel's investigation into Russia election meddling but adds he may change his mind.More >>
  • Pompeo sworn in as secretary of state, dashes off to Europe

    Pompeo sworn in as secretary of state, dashes off to Europe

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:51:57 GMT
    Outgoing CIA Director Mike Pompeo is expected to clear his last hurdle to become secretary of state when the Senate votes midday Thursday to confirm him.More >>
    Outgoing CIA Director Mike Pompeo is expected to clear his last hurdle to become secretary of state when the Senate votes midday Thursday to confirm him.More >>
  • Trump's Cohen comments raise questions about relationship

    Trump's Cohen comments raise questions about relationship

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:51:51 GMT
    President Donald Trump says his personal attorney Michael Cohen represents him "with this crazy Stormy Daniels deal" and that "from what I see he did absolutely nothing wrong.".More >>
    President Donald Trump says his personal attorney Michael Cohen represents him "with this crazy Stormy Daniels deal" and that "from what I see he did absolutely nothing wrong.".More >>
  • Husband-wife duo on Trump legal team seen as skilled lawyers

    Husband-wife duo on Trump legal team seen as skilled lawyers

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:37:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). In this April 26, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at White House in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018. Martin and Jane Raskin, added last week to President Donald Trump’s legal team is described by th...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). In this April 26, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at White House in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018. Martin and Jane Raskin, added last week to President Donald Trump’s legal team is described by th...
    Lawyers who have worked with two new members of President Donald Trump's legal team describe them as experienced, skilled and humble, a striking counterpoint to some of the other attorneys who have represented him...More >>
    Lawyers who have worked with two new members of President Donald Trump's legal team describe them as experienced, skilled and humble, a striking counterpoint to some of the other attorneys who have represented him over the last year.More >>
  • At hearings, EPA chief seeks to divert blame for ethics woes

    At hearings, EPA chief seeks to divert blame for ethics woes

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:37:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Protesters listen to speakers talk about EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and the state of the EPA during a protest by the American Federation of Government Employees union, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Protesters listen to speakers talk about EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and the state of the EPA during a protest by the American Federation of Government Employees union, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Washington.
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to face questions about spending and ethics scandals that have triggered bipartisan...More >>
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make-or-break hearings on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to face questions about spending and ethics scandals that have triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster.More >>
  • Trump says NKorea has made nuclear concessions before talks

    Trump says NKorea has made nuclear concessions before talks

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:35:21 GMT
    President Donald Trump says North Korea has already made concessions to the U.S. in advance of a potential summit with Kim Jong Un in the coming months.More >>
    President Donald Trump says North Korea has already made concessions to the U.S. in advance of a potential summit with Kim Jong Un in the coming months.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump says he won't mess with Russia probe _ yet

    The Latest: Trump says he won't mess with Russia probe _ yet

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:29:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Former FBI director James Comey arrives at a Barnes & Noble book store to speak to an audience Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Former FBI director James Comey arrives at a Barnes & Noble book store to speak to an audience Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.
    President Donald Trump is saying he did spent the night in Moscow during a 2013 trip to Russia.More >>
    President Donald Trump is saying he did spent the night in Moscow during a 2013 trip to Russia.More >>
  • UK lawmakers call on Zuckerberg to appear before them

    UK lawmakers call on Zuckerberg to appear before them

    Friday, April 27 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-04-27 04:23:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alastair Grant). A protester wearing a mask with the face of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, in between men wearing angry face emoji masks,  during a protest against Facebook outside Portcullis in London, Thursday, April 26, 2018, as the Ch...(AP Photo/Alastair Grant). A protester wearing a mask with the face of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, in between men wearing angry face emoji masks, during a protest against Facebook outside Portcullis in London, Thursday, April 26, 2018, as the Ch...
    The UK parliament's media committee has criticized Facebook's response to allegations that data from millions of accounts was misused.More >>
    The UK parliament's media committee has criticized Facebook's response to allegations that data from millions of accounts was misused.More >>
  • Parents sue North Korea over death of detainee Otto Warmbier

    Parents sue North Korea over death of detainee Otto Warmbier

    Thursday, April 26 2018 11:59 PM EDT2018-04-27 03:59:05 GMT
    The parents of U.S. college student Otto Warmbier have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against North Korea, saying its government tortured and killed their son.More >>
    The parents of U.S. college student Otto Warmbier have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against North Korea, saying its government tortured and killed their son.More >>
  • Ethics panel "severely" admonishes New Jersey senator

    Ethics panel "severely" admonishes New Jersey senator

    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-04-27 02:49:14 GMT
    The Senate Ethics Committee has admonished Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey for repeatedly accepting gifts of significant value, failing to report them and for advancing the personal and business...More >>
    The Senate Ethics Committee has admonished Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey for repeatedly accepting gifts of significant value, failing to report them and for advancing the personal and business interests of a donor.More >>
  • 'Busy' Trump admits he didn't get wife much for her birthday

    'Busy' Trump admits he didn't get wife much for her birthday

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-04-27 01:41:01 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he got his wife, Melania, a "beautiful card" and "some beautiful flowers" for her birthday.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he got his wife, Melania, a "beautiful card" and "some beautiful flowers" for her birthday.More >>
  • 20 states seek to block Obama's health care law

    20 states seek to block Obama's health care law

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:28 PM EDT2018-04-27 01:28:58 GMT
    Twenty Republican-led states are seeking to temporarily invalidate former President Barack Obama's health care law while their larger lawsuit against it proceeds.More >>
    Twenty Republican-led states are seeking to temporarily invalidate former President Barack Obama's health care law while their larger lawsuit against it proceeds.More >>
  • Mattis foresees 're-energized' fight against IS in Syria

    Mattis foresees 're-energized' fight against IS in Syria

    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:49 PM EDT2018-04-27 00:49:35 GMT
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is forecasting a "re-energized" fight against the Islamic State militants' remaining strongholds in eastern Syria.More >>
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is forecasting a "re-energized" fight against the Islamic State militants' remaining strongholds in eastern Syria.More >>
  • Graphic letter to Iowa governor detailed harassment by ally

    Graphic letter to Iowa governor detailed harassment by ally

    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:49 PM EDT2018-04-27 00:49:31 GMT
    An agency director fired by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds had been accused of harassing female employees for years by routinely making crude sexual comments and pressuring one to go into his hotel room during work travel.More >>
    An agency director fired by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds had been accused of harassing female employees for years by routinely making crude sexual comments and pressuring one to go into his hotel room during work travel.More >>
  • Seeing red: Teacher walkouts shut Arizona, Colorado schools

    Seeing red: Teacher walkouts shut Arizona, Colorado schools

    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-04-27 00:28:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Highland Arts Elementary School kindergarten teacher Melissa Perez participates in a final walk-in Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Mesa, Ariz. Communities and school districts are preparing for a historic statewide teacher walkout o...(AP Photo/Matt York). Highland Arts Elementary School kindergarten teacher Melissa Perez participates in a final walk-in Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Mesa, Ariz. Communities and school districts are preparing for a historic statewide teacher walkout o...
    Tens of thousands of teachers in Arizona and Colorado will shut down schools to protest low pay and funding.More >>
    Tens of thousands of teachers in Arizona and Colorado will shut down schools to protest low pay and funding.More >>
  • Medicare will require hospitals to post prices online

    Medicare will require hospitals to post prices online

    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-04-27 00:25:00 GMT
    Medicare will require hospitals to post prices online and make electronic medical records more readily available to patients.More >>
    Medicare will require hospitals to post prices online and make electronic medical records more readily available to patients.More >>
  • Senate committee OKs bill to safeguard special counsel

    Senate committee OKs bill to safeguard special counsel

    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-04-27 00:23:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. Rep...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. Rep...
    Senate panel expected to vote on legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job, a bill that has split Republicans.More >>
    Senate panel expected to vote on legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job, a bill that has split Republicans.More >>
  • Nation's nastiest GOP primary playing out in Pence's Indiana

    Nation's nastiest GOP primary playing out in Pence's Indiana

    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-04-27 00:10:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2018 file photo, Senate candidate Todd Rokita speaks at a gun-rights rally at the state capitol, in Indianapolis. As the bitter campaign between Rokita, Luke Messer,  and Mike Braun logs on some...(AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2018 file photo, Senate candidate Todd Rokita speaks at a gun-rights rally at the state capitol, in Indianapolis. As the bitter campaign between Rokita, Luke Messer, and Mike Braun logs on some...
    For a glimpse of red-state politics in the era of Donald Trump, look no further than Vice President Mike Pence's home state of Indiana, where a grueling GOP Senate race has been dubbed the nation's nastiest primary.More >>
    For a glimpse of red-state politics in the era of Donald Trump, look no further than Vice President Mike Pence's home state of Indiana, where a grueling GOP Senate race has been dubbed the nation's nastiest primary.More >>
  • Trump says rapper Kanye West has 'good taste' for liking him

    Trump says rapper Kanye West has 'good taste' for liking him

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-04-26 23:50:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump and Kanye West pose for a picture in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Trump is tweeting his thanks to rap superstar Kanye West for his recent ...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump and Kanye West pose for a picture in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Trump is tweeting his thanks to rap superstar Kanye West for his recent ...
    President Donald Trump is praising Kanye West, saying the rapper has "good taste" because he supports Trump.More >>
    President Donald Trump is praising Kanye West, saying the rapper has "good taste" because he supports Trump.More >>
  • Mattis says Iran nuclear deal includes 'robust' verification

    Mattis says Iran nuclear deal includes 'robust' verification

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-04-26 23:24:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense Secretary Jim Mattis smiles as he arrives to testify on the Department of Defense budget posture, during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, Thursday, April 26, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense Secretary Jim Mattis smiles as he arrives to testify on the Department of Defense budget posture, during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, Thursday, April 26, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Trump administration is still considering whether the Iran nuclear deal can be improved enough to convince President Donald Trump to remain in it.More >>
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Trump administration is still considering whether the Iran nuclear deal can be improved enough to convince President Donald Trump to remain in it.More >>
  • Poland criticizes US claim that Polish law glorifies Nazism

    Poland criticizes US claim that Polish law glorifies Nazism

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-04-26 23:22:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, U.S. Democrat Rohit 'Ro' Khanna, from California is interviewed in Los Angeles, USA.  Polish officials on Thursday April 26, 2018, criticized the claim of congressman K...(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, U.S. Democrat Rohit 'Ro' Khanna, from California is interviewed in Los Angeles, USA. Polish officials on Thursday April 26, 2018, criticized the claim of congressman K...
    Poland's government has criticized the claim by a U.S. congressman that a new Polish law glorifies Nazi collaborators and denies the Holocaust.More >>
    Poland's government has criticized the claim by a U.S. congressman that a new Polish law glorifies Nazi collaborators and denies the Holocaust.More >>
  • The Latest: EPA inspector general weighs in on Pruitt remark

    The Latest: EPA inspector general weighs in on Pruitt remark

    Thursday, April 26 2018 6:43 PM EDT2018-04-26 22:43:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 26, 2018.
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt concedes he did have some knowledge of big pay raises awarded to two close aides.More >>
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt concedes he did have some knowledge of big pay raises awarded to two close aides.More >>
  • US to end special protections for 9,000 Nepalese immigrants

    US to end special protections for 9,000 Nepalese immigrants

    Thursday, April 26 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-04-26 22:19:30 GMT
    The Trump administration has decided to end special protections for an estimated 9,000 Nepalese immigrants in the United States.More >>
    The Trump administration has decided to end special protections for an estimated 9,000 Nepalese immigrants in the United States.More >>
  • Pentagon chief calls sexual assault a cancer in military

    Pentagon chief calls sexual assault a cancer in military

    Thursday, April 26 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-04-26 22:19:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense Secretary Jim Mattis listens to a question on the Department of Defense budget posture during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, Thursday April 26, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense Secretary Jim Mattis listens to a question on the Department of Defense budget posture during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, Thursday April 26, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is telling Congress that the Pentagon is committed to _ in his words _ "assertively preventing" and responding to sexual assault in the military ranks.More >>
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is telling Congress that the Pentagon is committed to _ in his words _ "assertively preventing" and responding to sexual assault in the military ranks.More >>
  • Senate candidate writes children's book trashing GOP rival

    Senate candidate writes children's book trashing GOP rival

    Thursday, April 26 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-04-26 22:19:15 GMT
    (Michelle Pemberton /The Indianapolis Star via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2018 file photo, U.S. Senate candidate Luke Messer speaks during the Indiana Republican Senate Primary Debate in Indianapolis. As the bitter campaign between Messer, Mike...(Michelle Pemberton /The Indianapolis Star via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2018 file photo, U.S. Senate candidate Luke Messer speaks during the Indiana Republican Senate Primary Debate in Indianapolis. As the bitter campaign between Messer, Mike...
    Indiana Senate candidate Todd Rokita authored a politically themed children's book trashing one of his Republican primary opponents.More >>
    Indiana Senate candidate Todd Rokita authored a politically themed children's book trashing one of his Republican primary opponents.More >>
  • US lifts sanctions placed on Colombian soccer team in 2014

    US lifts sanctions placed on Colombian soccer team in 2014

    Thursday, April 26 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-04-26 22:13:00 GMT
    The Trump administration is lifting U.S. sanctions that had been placed on a popular Colombian soccer team for alleged ties to a drug cartel.More >>
    The Trump administration is lifting U.S. sanctions that had been placed on a popular Colombian soccer team for alleged ties to a drug cartel.More >>
  • Mattis says military addressing issues found in Niger attack

    Mattis says military addressing issues found in Niger attack

    Thursday, April 26 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-04-26 21:49:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense Secretary Jim Mattis listens to a question on the Department of Defense budget posture during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, Thursday April 26, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense Secretary Jim Mattis listens to a question on the Department of Defense budget posture during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, Thursday April 26, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the military is already addressing problems brought to light after the Niger attack last year that killed four American service members.More >>
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the military is already addressing problems brought to light after the Niger attack last year that killed four American service members.More >>
  • Trump gives Oval Office tour to White House reporters' kids

    Trump gives Oval Office tour to White House reporters' kids

    Thursday, April 26 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-04-26 21:24:06 GMT
    The White House is taking questions from the children of journalists at Take Your Kid to Work Day. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President Donald Trump's favorite animal is probably an...More >>
    The White House is taking questions from the children of journalists at Take Your Kid to Work Day. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President Donald Trump's favorite animal is probably an elephant, the symbol of the Republican Party.More >>
  • AP-NORC Poll: For many online Americans, Facebook is a habit

    AP-NORC Poll: For many online Americans, Facebook is a habit

    Thursday, April 26 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-04-26 21:08:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Jan. 13, 2016, file photo, Icons for Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest are displayed on a window in New York. A new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research says 12 perc...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Jan. 13, 2016, file photo, Icons for Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest are displayed on a window in New York. A new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research says 12 perc...
    Nearly half of Americans who use the internet say they use Facebook at least several times a day, with Facebook-owned Instagram coming in No. 2 among social media sites.More >>
    Nearly half of Americans who use the internet say they use Facebook at least several times a day, with Facebook-owned Instagram coming in No. 2 among social media sites.More >>
  • For Trump lookalike, crops mean more than social media fame

    For Trump lookalike, crops mean more than social media fame

    Thursday, April 26 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-04-26 21:07:41 GMT
    (Paula Vazquez via AP). Dolores Leis stands in a field on her farm in Galicia, in northern Spain, Thursday April 19, 2018. Leis, has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump. ...(Paula Vazquez via AP). Dolores Leis stands in a field on her farm in Galicia, in northern Spain, Thursday April 19, 2018. Leis, has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump. ...
    A woman in Spain has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump.More >>
    A woman in Spain has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Gun control may keep stock-car-racing governor off track

    Gun control may keep stock-car-racing governor off track

    Thursday, April 26 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-04-26 20:59:29 GMT
    Following protests and outcry from gun rights advocates over his signing of gun restriction legislation, Vermont's stock car racing governor is questioning whether to race this season at a local speedway where many...More >>
    Following protests and outcry from gun rights advocates over his signing of gun restriction legislation, Vermont's stock car racing governor is questioning whether to race this season at a local speedway where many of the spectators are hunters.More >>
  • The Latest: Macron hails pledge to fight terror financing

    The Latest: Macron hails pledge to fight terror financing

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-04-26 17:52:48 GMT
    (Eric Feferger, Pool via AP). French President Emmanuel Macron delivers his speech during the "No money for terror" conference at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris Thursday, April 26, 2018. Ministers from more th...(Eric Feferger, Pool via AP). French President Emmanuel Macron delivers his speech during the "No money for terror" conference at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris Thursday, April 26, 2018. Ministers from more th...
    French President Emmanuel Macron has welcomed the decision of more than 70 countries to form a coalition with the aim of choking off financing for the Islamic State group and al-Qaida.More >>
    French President Emmanuel Macron has welcomed the decision of more than 70 countries to form a coalition with the aim of choking off financing for the Islamic State group and al-Qaida.More >>
  • White House says Trump to visit UK in July

    White House says Trump to visit UK in July

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-04-26 17:44:21 GMT
    President Donald Trump will visit the United Kingdom on July 13 for a working visit with Prime Minister Theresa May.More >>
    President Donald Trump will visit the United Kingdom on July 13 for a working visit with Prime Minister Theresa May.More >>
  • Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics

    Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-04-26 17:42:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kevin D. Liles, File). FILE - In this March 7, 2017, file photo, the CEO of a methadone clinic holds a 35 mg liquid dose of methadone in Rossville, Ga. The drug is the oldest and most effective of approved medications used to treat opioid add...(AP Photo/Kevin D. Liles, File). FILE - In this March 7, 2017, file photo, the CEO of a methadone clinic holds a 35 mg liquid dose of methadone in Rossville, Ga. The drug is the oldest and most effective of approved medications used to treat opioid add...
    Opioid overdoses killed 1,354 Americans ages 65 and older in 2016, but Medicare doesn't cover the oldest proven treatment for opioid addiction: methadone.More >>
    Opioid overdoses killed 1,354 Americans ages 65 and older in 2016, but Medicare doesn't cover the oldest proven treatment for opioid addiction: methadone.More >>
  • Disney emphasizes China roots in Shanghai amid trade tension

    Disney emphasizes China roots in Shanghai amid trade tension

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:39 PM EDT2018-04-26 17:39:39 GMT
    Walt Disney Co. is emphasizing its deep China connections as it launches an extension of Shanghai's $5.5 billion Disney Resort amid rising trade tensions between Washington and Beijing.More >>
    Walt Disney Co. is emphasizing its deep China connections as it launches an extension of Shanghai's $5.5 billion Disney Resort amid rising trade tensions between Washington and Beijing.More >>
  • 3 student gun control activists to be honored by PEN

    3 student gun control activists to be honored by PEN

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:30 PM EDT2018-04-26 17:30:38 GMT
    Two survivors of the Parkland school massacre in Florida and the twin sibling of a gun victim from Washington, D.C. will be honored at next month's PEN America gala.More >>
    Two survivors of the Parkland school massacre in Florida and the twin sibling of a gun victim from Washington, D.C. will be honored at next month's PEN America gala.More >>
  • Infantino has 'full confidence' in Samoura amid ethics issue

    Infantino has 'full confidence' in Samoura amid ethics issue

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-04-26 17:29:07 GMT
    FIFA says President Gianni Infantino retains "full confidence" in secretary general Fatma Samoura after an attempt to embroil her in an ethics investigation.More >>
    FIFA says President Gianni Infantino retains "full confidence" in secretary general Fatma Samoura after an attempt to embroil her in an ethics investigation.More >>
  • The Latest: Dems blame Trump administration on Jackson

    The Latest: Dems blame Trump administration on Jackson

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-04-26 16:59:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaves a Senate office building after meeting individually with some members of the committee that would vet...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaves a Senate office building after meeting individually with some members of the committee that would vet...
    White House doctor Ronny Jackson is considering withdrawing his nomination to serve as secretary of Veterans Affairs.More >>
    White House doctor Ronny Jackson is considering withdrawing his nomination to serve as secretary of Veterans Affairs.More >>
  • Italy reports 'positive' talks on 5-Star-Democratic alliance

    Italy reports 'positive' talks on 5-Star-Democratic alliance

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-04-26 16:42:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Leader of 5-Stars Movement (M5S) Luigi Di Maio arrives to talk to the media after a meeting with Lower House speaker and 5-Star movement lawmaker Roberto Fico, Rome, Thursday, April 26, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Leader of 5-Stars Movement (M5S) Luigi Di Maio arrives to talk to the media after a meeting with Lower House speaker and 5-Star movement lawmaker Roberto Fico, Rome, Thursday, April 26, 2018.
    The head of Italy's lower house of Parliament has reported a "positive outcome" in preliminary, exploratory talks to form a possible governing alliance between the populist 5-Star Movement and the Democratic Party.More >>
    The head of Italy's lower house of Parliament has reported a "positive outcome" in preliminary, exploratory talks to form a possible governing alliance between the populist 5-Star Movement and the Democratic Party.More >>
  • Pentagon, Congress clash over transgender service members

    Pentagon, Congress clash over transgender service members

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-04-26 16:14:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., asks Defense Secretary Jim Mattis about the issue of transgender troops, during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the Department of Defense budget posture, Thursday April 26, 2018...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., asks Defense Secretary Jim Mattis about the issue of transgender troops, during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the Department of Defense budget posture, Thursday April 26, 2018...
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is coming under congressional fire for the department's recently released policy recommending limits on the service of transgender individuals.More >>
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is coming under congressional fire for the department's recently released policy recommending limits on the service of transgender individuals.More >>
  • The Latest: Protections for special prosecutor clear panel

    The Latest: Protections for special prosecutor clear panel

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-04-26 16:14:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs after a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Associated Press and other news organizations are asking a judge to unseal records...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs after a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Associated Press and other news organizations are asking a judge to unseal records...
    The Senate Judiciary Committee has passed a bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job.More >>
    The Senate Judiciary Committee has passed a bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job.More >>
  • Lawyer: Trump ready for role in raids' evidence review

    Lawyer: Trump ready for role in raids' evidence review

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-04-26 16:06:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. A New York judge wants more information from prosecutors and lawyers for Pr...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. A New York judge wants more information from prosecutors and lawyers for Pr...
    A lawyer for Donald Trump says the president is ready to offer his opinion on what evidence seized from his personal attorney's home and office are protected by attorney-client privilege.More >>
    A lawyer for Donald Trump says the president is ready to offer his opinion on what evidence seized from his personal attorney's home and office are protected by attorney-client privilege.More >>
  • His nomination in peril, Jackson fights for VA post

    His nomination in peril, Jackson fights for VA post

    Thursday, April 26 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-04-26 15:42:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington. Now it’s Was...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington. Now it’s Was...
    Senators discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's...More >>
    Senators discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's second-largest department.More >>
  • Facing Congress, EPA chief doesn't appear ready to apologize

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

    Thursday, April 26 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-04-26 15:31:29 GMT
    Republican senators say they want President Donald Trump's embattled environmental chief to address questions about ethics and spending decisions.More >>
    Republican senators say they want President Donald Trump's embattled environmental chief to address questions about ethics and spending decisions.More >>
  • Q&A: Why Colorado, Arizona teachers are walking off the job

    Q&A: Why Colorado, Arizona teachers are walking off the job

    Thursday, April 26 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-04-26 15:13:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Teachers from Highland Arts Elementary School stage a final walk-in Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Mesa, Ariz. Communities and school districts are preparing for a historic statewide teacher walkout on Thursday that could keep hund...(AP Photo/Matt York). Teachers from Highland Arts Elementary School stage a final walk-in Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Mesa, Ariz. Communities and school districts are preparing for a historic statewide teacher walkout on Thursday that could keep hund...
    Tens of thousands of schoolteachers are walking off the job in Colorado and Arizona, though their demands and state laws on walkouts differ.More >>
    Tens of thousands of schoolteachers are walking off the job in Colorado and Arizona, though their demands and state laws on walkouts differ.More >>
  • Trump says he thinks he swayed Macron's thinking on Iran

    Trump says he thinks he swayed Macron's thinking on Iran

    Thursday, April 26 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-04-26 15:12:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron embrace at the conclusion of a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron embrace at the conclusion of a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    President Donald Trump says he thinks he swayed Emmanuel Macron's thinking on Iran during the French president's three-day state visit to Washington this week.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he thinks he swayed Emmanuel Macron's thinking on Iran during the French president's three-day state visit to Washington this week.More >>
  • House Democrats talk to Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

    House Democrats talk to Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-04-26 14:21:29 GMT
    Former Cambridge Analytica employee Christopher Wylie has arrived on Capitol Hill, where he is talking to House Democrats about his time with the data mining firm affiliated with President Donald Trump's campaign.More >>
    Former Cambridge Analytica employee Christopher Wylie has arrived on Capitol Hill, where he is talking to House Democrats about his time with the data mining firm affiliated with President Donald Trump's campaign.More >>
  • Oh, Yeezus: Trump and Kanye West trade Twitter love

    Oh, Yeezus: Trump and Kanye West trade Twitter love

    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-04-26 14:08:59 GMT
    Oh, Yeezus: President Donald Trump tweets his thanks to Kanye West for his recent online support.More >>
    Oh, Yeezus: President Donald Trump tweets his thanks to Kanye West for his recent online support.More >>
  • Macron resists Trump's 'America first' in speech to Congress

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

    Thursday, April 26 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-04-26 14:02:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he is introduced before speaking to a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 25, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he is introduced before speaking to a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 25, 2018.
    French President Emmanuel Macron extolled the "special bond" between the United States and France during his speech in front of a joint meeting of Congress.More >>
    French President Emmanuel Macron extolled the "special bond" between the United States and France during his speech in front of a joint meeting of Congress.More >>
  • No bromance: Merkel gets much smaller platform on US visit

    No bromance: Merkel gets much smaller platform on US visit

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-04-26 13:55:21 GMT
    (Christian Charisius/dpa via AP, file). FILE - In this July 7, 2017 file photo U.S. President Donald Trump, right, leaves the welcoming ceremony with German chancellor Angela Merkel, left, at the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. Merkel is traveling to ...(Christian Charisius/dpa via AP, file). FILE - In this July 7, 2017 file photo U.S. President Donald Trump, right, leaves the welcoming ceremony with German chancellor Angela Merkel, left, at the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. Merkel is traveling to ...
    The German government expects new U.S. import tariffs on steel and aluminum to hit the European Union from next week.More >>
    The German government expects new U.S. import tariffs on steel and aluminum to hit the European Union from next week.More >>
  • Trump's travel ban likely to be upheld, justices indicate

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

    Thursday, April 26 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-04-26 12:52:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 23, 2018, photo, people wait in line outside the Supreme Court in Washington, to be in the gallery when the court hears arguments in on April 25, over President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from several mostl...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). In this April 23, 2018, photo, people wait in line outside the Supreme Court in Washington, to be in the gallery when the court hears arguments in on April 25, over President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from several mostl...
    The Supreme Court is saving one of its biggest cases for last, weighing President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries.More >>
    The Supreme Court is saving one of its biggest cases for last, weighing President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries.More >>
  • Arizona's only black legislators chastised after race talk

    Arizona's only black legislators chastised after race talk

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:52:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Teachers from Highland Arts Elementary School stage a final walk-in Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Mesa, Ariz. Communities and school districts are preparing for a historic statewide teacher walkout on Thursday that could keep hund...(AP Photo/Matt York). Teachers from Highland Arts Elementary School stage a final walk-in Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Mesa, Ariz. Communities and school districts are preparing for a historic statewide teacher walkout on Thursday that could keep hund...
    Arizona's only two black legislators are formally chastised by House after speaking out against a Republican lawmaker's published column, which included a racial slur and they say derided black activists.More >>
    Arizona's only two black legislators are formally chastised by House after speaking out against a Republican lawmaker's published column, which included a racial slur and they say derided black activists.More >>
  • AP-NORC poll: Privacy debacle prompts social-media changes

    AP-NORC poll: Privacy debacle prompts social-media changes

    Thursday, April 26 2018 3:10 AM EDT2018-04-26 07:10:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2018, file photo, a man poses for photos in front of a computer showing Facebook ad preferences pages in San Francisco. If you’ve made changes to how you use social media since Facebook’s Cambridge A...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2018, file photo, a man poses for photos in front of a computer showing Facebook ad preferences pages in San Francisco. If you’ve made changes to how you use social media since Facebook’s Cambridge A...
    AP-NORC poll: Facebook's privacy debacle prompts social-media cutbacks.More >>
    AP-NORC poll: Facebook's privacy debacle prompts social-media cutbacks.More >>
  • Thousands protest in Armenia's capital as talks falter

    Thousands protest in Armenia's capital as talks falter

    Thursday, April 26 2018 2:44 AM EDT2018-04-26 06:44:34 GMT
    (Karo Sahakyan/PAN Photo via AP). Armenian protest leader Nikol Pashinian, center, leads a march to attend a memorial service at the monument to the victims of mass killings by Ottoman Turks, to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the massacre in Yere...(Karo Sahakyan/PAN Photo via AP). Armenian protest leader Nikol Pashinian, center, leads a march to attend a memorial service at the monument to the victims of mass killings by Ottoman Turks, to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the massacre in Yere...
    Armenia's acting prime minister says talks with the opposition have been called off because of "preconditions and demands" from the opposition.More >>
    Armenia's acting prime minister says talks with the opposition have been called off because of "preconditions and demands" from the opposition.More >>
  • Trump lawyer says he'll plead the Fifth in porn actress case

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

    Thursday, April 26 2018 2:43 AM EDT2018-04-26 06:43:52 GMT
    President Donald Trump's personal attorney says he'll exercise his constitutional right against self-incrimination in a lawsuit brought by a porn actress who said she had an affair with Trump.More >>
    President Donald Trump's personal attorney says he'll exercise his constitutional right against self-incrimination in a lawsuit brought by a porn actress who said she had an affair with Trump.More >>
  • Arizona unites to care for, feed kids during teacher strike

    Arizona unites to care for, feed kids during teacher strike

    Thursday, April 26 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-04-26 06:25:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Highland Arts Elementary School kindergarten teacher Melissa Perez participates in a final walk-in Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Mesa, Ariz. Communities and school districts are preparing for a historic statewide teacher walkout o...(AP Photo/Matt York). Highland Arts Elementary School kindergarten teacher Melissa Perez participates in a final walk-in Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Mesa, Ariz. Communities and school districts are preparing for a historic statewide teacher walkout o...
    Communities across Arizona are gathering gift cards, prepping boxed lunches and opening church doors for day camps to get ready for a historic teacher walkout.More >>
    Communities across Arizona are gathering gift cards, prepping boxed lunches and opening church doors for day camps to get ready for a historic teacher walkout.More >>
  • EPA security chief also worked for owner of tabloid company

    EPA security chief also worked for owner of tabloid company

    Thursday, April 26 2018 2:09 AM EDT2018-04-26 06:09:09 GMT
    Security chief for the head of the EPA has worked on the side as a private investigator for the owner of a tabloid news company with close ties to Trump.More >>
    Security chief for the head of the EPA has worked on the side as a private investigator for the owner of a tabloid news company with close ties to Trump.More >>
  • House already threatened, could GOP also lose Senate grip?

    House already threatened, could GOP also lose Senate grip?

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-04-26 05:22:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Republican U.S. Congressional candidate Debbie Lesko, right, celebrates her win with former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at her home, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Peoria, Ariz. Lesko ran against Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni for ...(AP Photo/Matt York). Republican U.S. Congressional candidate Debbie Lesko, right, celebrates her win with former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at her home, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Peoria, Ariz. Lesko ran against Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni for ...
    A special House election in Arizona is the latest warning sign for Republicans going into the November vote.More >>
    A special House election in Arizona is the latest warning sign for Republicans going into the November vote.More >>
  • Democrats demand more details on CIA nominee's covert work

    Democrats demand more details on CIA nominee's covert work

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-04-26 04:54:12 GMT
    Several Democratic senators are demanding more information about the ex-covert operative who's President Donald Trump's pick to lead the CIA.More >>
    Several Democratic senators are demanding more information about the ex-covert operative who's President Donald Trump's pick to lead the CIA.More >>
  • More allegations emerge on VA pick as nomination falters

    More allegations emerge on VA pick as nomination falters

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-04-26 04:40:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaves a Senate office building after meeting individually with some members of the committee that would vet...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, leaves a Senate office building after meeting individually with some members of the committee that would vet...
    Trump sends mixed signals about the future of his nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.More >>
    Trump sends mixed signals about the future of his nominee to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs.More >>
  • Bipartisan bill to protect Mueller headed for crucial vote

    Bipartisan bill to protect Mueller headed for crucial vote

    Thursday, April 26 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-04-26 04:40:24 GMT
    Republican senators are floating an alternative to bipartisan legislation that would protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job.More >>
    Republican senators are floating an alternative to bipartisan legislation that would protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job.More >>
  • 3 days after fatal shootings, Tennessee Waffle House reopens

    3 days after fatal shootings, Tennessee Waffle House reopens

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 11:20 PM EDT2018-04-26 03:20:17 GMT
    (Metro Nashville Police Department via AP). In this image released by the Metro Nashville Police Department, Travis Reinking poses for a booking photo on Monday, April 23, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The mentally unstable gunman suspected of killing four...(Metro Nashville Police Department via AP). In this image released by the Metro Nashville Police Department, Travis Reinking poses for a booking photo on Monday, April 23, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The mentally unstable gunman suspected of killing four...
    A man who disarmed a gunman accused of killing four people at a Nashville Waffle House has received a standing ovation from Tennessee lawmakers.More >>
    A man who disarmed a gunman accused of killing four people at a Nashville Waffle House has received a standing ovation from Tennessee lawmakers.More >>
  • Sessions defends Trump pardons of Joe Arpaio, Scooter Libby

    Sessions defends Trump pardons of Joe Arpaio, Scooter Libby

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 11:11 PM EDT2018-04-26 03:11:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). From left, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Chairman Jerry Moran, R-Kan., welcome Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as he arrives at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee to review budget requests for the Department of Justic...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). From left, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Chairman Jerry Moran, R-Kan., welcome Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as he arrives at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee to review budget requests for the Department of Justic...
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is defending President Donald Trump's pardons of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former Bush administration official I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby.More >>
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is defending President Donald Trump's pardons of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former Bush administration official I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby.More >>
  • Legal experts: Greitens not entitled to charity donor list

    Legal experts: Greitens not entitled to charity donor list

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:32 PM EDT2018-04-26 02:32:02 GMT
    (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo. A judge is expected to consider a request to disqualify St. Louis prosecutors f...(J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo. A judge is expected to consider a request to disqualify St. Louis prosecutors f...
    An attorney for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has defended him against a charge of using a charity donor list for his political campaign by noting that Greitens' personally built the veterans' charity.More >>
    An attorney for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has defended him against a charge of using a charity donor list for his political campaign by noting that Greitens' personally built the veterans' charity.More >>
  • The Latest: Ronny Jackson meets with White House press aides

    The Latest: Ronny Jackson meets with White House press aides

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

    Federal court sides with Florida in voting rights battle

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:10 PM EDT2018-04-26 02:10:51 GMT
    Florida's Republican Gov. Rick Scott is calling for an extraordinary late-night meeting of top state officials to respond to a federal court ruling on voting rights.More >>
    Florida's Republican Gov. Rick Scott is calling for an extraordinary late-night meeting of top state officials to respond to a federal court ruling on voting rights.More >>
  • Former President Bush out of intensive care, making progress

    Former President Bush out of intensive care, making progress

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-04-26 01:51:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip ). Former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip ). Former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.
    Former President George H.W. Bush is thanking Houston for the "professionalism and obvious care" during the memorials and services for his wife, Barbara Bush.More >>
    Former President George H.W. Bush is thanking Houston for the "professionalism and obvious care" during the memorials and services for his wife, Barbara Bush.More >>
  • The Latest: Macron says Trump not eager to defend Iran deal

    The Latest: Macron says Trump not eager to defend Iran deal

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-04-26 01:04:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he is introduced before speaking to a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 25, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he is introduced before speaking to a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 25, 2018.
    French President Emmanuel Macron is talking about climate change using some of President Donald Trump's words.More >>
    French President Emmanuel Macron is talking about climate change using some of President Donald Trump's words.More >>
  • Without Trump nomination, judges vote to keep US attorney

    Without Trump nomination, judges vote to keep US attorney

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:47 PM EDT2018-04-26 00:47:08 GMT
    Manhattan federal judges have taken the unusual step of deciding to keep U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman in his job in the absence of a nomination by President Donald Trump.More >>
    Manhattan federal judges have taken the unusual step of deciding to keep U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman in his job in the absence of a nomination by President Donald Trump.More >>
  • US House moves to reverse order to aid salmon

    US House moves to reverse order to aid salmon

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:46 PM EDT2018-04-26 00:46:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios). In this April 11, 2018 photo, water moves through a spillway of the Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River near Almota, Wash. Republican members of Congress from the Pacific Northwest are upset with a federal judge's orde...(AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios). In this April 11, 2018 photo, water moves through a spillway of the Lower Granite Dam on the Snake River near Almota, Wash. Republican members of Congress from the Pacific Northwest are upset with a federal judge's orde...
    The House has approved a bill that would effectively reverse a federal judge's order to spill water from four Pacific Northwest dams to help migrating salmon reach the Pacific Ocean.More >>
    The House has approved a bill that would effectively reverse a federal judge's order to spill water from four Pacific Northwest dams to help migrating salmon reach the Pacific Ocean.More >>
  • White House condemns ruling on Trump's 'Dreamers' program

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

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-04-25 22:51:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, demonstrators rally in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) outside the Capitol Washington. A federal judge has ruled against the Trump administration’s de...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, demonstrators rally in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) outside the Capitol Washington. A federal judge has ruled against the Trump administration’s de...
    A third judge has ruled against the Trump administration's plans to end the federal program that shields some young immigrants from deportation.More >>
    A third judge has ruled against the Trump administration's plans to end the federal program that shields some young immigrants from deportation.More >>
  • Hostility toward journalists rising worldwide, watchdog says

    Hostility toward journalists rising worldwide, watchdog says

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-04-25 22:31:53 GMT
    Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders says hostility toward journalists is growing worldwide, often encouraged by political leaders _ even in democratic countries.More >>
    Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders says hostility toward journalists is growing worldwide, often encouraged by political leaders _ even in democratic countries.More >>
  • GOP leader wounded in shooting is set to hit campaign trail

    GOP leader wounded in shooting is set to hit campaign trail

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:08 PM EDT2018-04-25 22:08:27 GMT
    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has returned to the Capitol after another surgery stemming from last year's congressional baseball shooting, and he is eager to hit the campaign trail for the GOP majority.More >>
    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has returned to the Capitol after another surgery stemming from last year's congressional baseball shooting, and he is eager to hit the campaign trail for the GOP majority.More >>
  • Trump meets with Apple CEO at White House to talk trade

    Trump meets with Apple CEO at White House to talk trade

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-04-25 21:52:26 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he's "looking forward" to meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the White House Wednesday.More >>
    President Donald Trump says he's "looking forward" to meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the White House Wednesday.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Military sex assault reports jump 10 percent

    APNewsBreak: Military sex assault reports jump 10 percent

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-04-25 21:23:35 GMT
    U.S. officials say that reports of sexual assaults across the military jumped by about 10 percent in 2017, a year that saw a massive nude-photo sharing scandal rock the services.More >>
    U.S. officials say that reports of sexual assaults across the military jumped by about 10 percent in 2017, a year that saw a massive nude-photo sharing scandal rock the services.More >>
  • Lax vetting on Trump nominees begins to frustrate senators

    Lax vetting on Trump nominees begins to frustrate senators

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-04-25 21:00:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). CIA director Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan Pompeo arrive for a State Dinner with French President Emmanuel Macron and President Donald Trump at the White House, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). CIA director Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan Pompeo arrive for a State Dinner with French President Emmanuel Macron and President Donald Trump at the White House, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Washington.
    As President Donald Trump's pick to lead Veterans Affairs skids to a halt, senators from both parties are voicing frustration that the White House is skipping crucial vetting of nominees and leaving lawmakers to...More >>
    As President Donald Trump's pick to lead Veterans Affairs skids to a halt, senators from both parties are voicing frustration that the White House is skipping crucial vetting of nominees and leaving lawmakers to clean up the mess.More >>
  • The Latest: Bush out of ICU, alert and doctors pleased

    The Latest: Bush out of ICU, alert and doctors pleased

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-04-25 20:34:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip ). Former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip ). Former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.
    A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush is out of intensive care after being hospitalized a day after his wife's funeral.More >>
    A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush is out of intensive care after being hospitalized a day after his wife's funeral.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump urges VA nominee to keep fighting

    The Latest: Trump urges VA nominee to keep fighting

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:21 PM EDT2018-04-25 20:21:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this April 16, 2018, photo, U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, M.D., sits with Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Veteran's Affairs Committee, before their meeting on Capitol Hilin Washington. Jackson is President D...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this April 16, 2018, photo, U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, M.D., sits with Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Veteran's Affairs Committee, before their meeting on Capitol Hilin Washington. Jackson is President D...
    The White House is standing behind Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be Veterans Affairs secretary amid growing questions about his qualifications.More >>
    The White House is standing behind Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be Veterans Affairs secretary amid growing questions about his qualifications.More >>
  • New NASA boss gets 'hearty congratulations' from space

    New NASA boss gets 'hearty congratulations' from space

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-04-25 20:12:47 GMT
    NASA's new boss is already getting cheers from space.More >>
    NASA's new boss is already getting cheers from space.More >>
  • Man with weapon arrested at Iranian interests section in DC

    Man with weapon arrested at Iranian interests section in DC

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-04-25 20:12:00 GMT
    The U.S. Secret Service says a man was arrested with a weapon at the Iranian interests section in Washington.More >>
    The U.S. Secret Service says a man was arrested with a weapon at the Iranian interests section in Washington.More >>
  • Carson plan would raise rent for millions in public housing

    Carson plan would raise rent for millions in public housing

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-04-25 20:11:53 GMT
    Millions of families living in federally subsidized public housing would have to pay more for rent under a Trump administration proposal.More >>
    Millions of families living in federally subsidized public housing would have to pay more for rent under a Trump administration proposal.More >>
  • 18-month sentence for man who tried to get Trump's tax data

    18-month sentence for man who tried to get Trump's tax data

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-04-25 19:51:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File). FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, Jordan Hamlett leaves federal court following his guilty plea in Baton Rouge, La. A federal judge is scheduled to sentence Hamlett on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, as the p...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File). FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, Jordan Hamlett leaves federal court following his guilty plea in Baton Rouge, La. A federal judge is scheduled to sentence Hamlett on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, as the p...
    Private investigator gets 18-month prison sentence for misusing Donald Trump's Social Security number in attempts to access the president's federal tax information before his 2016 election.More >>
    Private investigator gets 18-month prison sentence for misusing Donald Trump's Social Security number in attempts to access the president's federal tax information before his 2016 election.More >>
  • GOP unsettled by narrow win in US House race in Arizona

    GOP unsettled by narrow win in US House race in Arizona

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-04-25 19:21:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Republican U.S. Congressional candidate Debbie Lesko, right, celebrates her win with former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at her home, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Peoria, Ariz. Lesko ran against Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni for ...(AP Photo/Matt York). Republican U.S. Congressional candidate Debbie Lesko, right, celebrates her win with former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at her home, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Peoria, Ariz. Lesko ran against Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni for ...
    It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state's current and former governors, but the GOP held onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they would have never...More >>
    It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state's current and former governors, but the GOP held onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they would have never considered endangered in any other year.More >>
  • EPA chief signs proposal limiting science used in decisions

    EPA chief signs proposal limiting science used in decisions

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-04-25 18:53:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the EPA in Washington. New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices i...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the EPA in Washington. New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices i...
    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has signed a proposed rule that would restrict the types of scientific studies regulators can use.More >>
    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has signed a proposed rule that would restrict the types of scientific studies regulators can use.More >>
  • AP, other media seek access to records in Mueller probe

    AP, other media seek access to records in Mueller probe

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-04-25 18:40:50 GMT
    The Associated Press and other news organizations are asking a judge to unseal records in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.More >>
    The Associated Press and other news organizations are asking a judge to unseal records in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.More >>
  • Judge seeks update on raids of Trump's personal lawyer

    Judge seeks update on raids of Trump's personal lawyer

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-04-25 18:30:40 GMT
    A judge wants more information from prosecutors and lawyers for President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer Michael Cohen to help speedily analyze materials seized from Cohen.More >>
    A judge wants more information from prosecutors and lawyers for President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer Michael Cohen to help speedily analyze materials seized from Cohen.More >>
  • Facebook launches transparency tool before Irish referendum

    Facebook launches transparency tool before Irish referendum

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:41 PM EDT2018-04-25 17:41:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook reports earnings Wednesday, April 25.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook reports earnings Wednesday, April 25.
    Facebook is launching a pilot program in Ireland ahead of a referendum on abortion which it hopes will ensure greater transparency in political advertising.More >>
    Facebook is launching a pilot program in Ireland ahead of a referendum on abortion which it hopes will ensure greater transparency in political advertising.More >>
  • Cambridge Analytica fights back on data scandal

    Cambridge Analytica fights back on data scandal

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-04-25 17:28:54 GMT
    (CBS News/60 Minutes via AP). This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse ...(CBS News/60 Minutes via AP). This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse ...
    A Cambridge University professor at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal says that the former CEO of data firm Cambridge Analytica lied to a British parliamentary committee investigating fake news.More >>
    A Cambridge University professor at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal says that the former CEO of data firm Cambridge Analytica lied to a British parliamentary committee investigating fake news.More >>
  • Correction: Waffle House Shooting story

    Correction: Waffle House Shooting story

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:18 PM EDT2018-04-25 17:18:28 GMT
    (Metro Nashville Police Department via AP). In this photo released by the Metro Nashville Police Department, Travis Reinking sits in a police car after being arrested in Nashville, Tenn., on Monday, April 23, 2018. Police said Reinking opened fire at a...(Metro Nashville Police Department via AP). In this photo released by the Metro Nashville Police Department, Travis Reinking sits in a police car after being arrested in Nashville, Tenn., on Monday, April 23, 2018. Police said Reinking opened fire at a...
    Authorities found a BMW stolen from a Nashville area car dealer at an apartment complex last week but say they didn't figure out who the culprit was until tragedy had struck.More >>
    Authorities found a BMW stolen from a Nashville area car dealer at an apartment complex last week but say they didn't figure out who the culprit was until tragedy had struck.More >>
  • Melania Trump takes her moment to sparkle in the spotlight

    Melania Trump takes her moment to sparkle in the spotlight

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-04-25 15:43:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron, pose for photographs as they arrive for a State Dinner at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron, pose for photographs as they arrive for a State Dinner at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    The state dinner at the White House was a big moment in fashion and in public life for first lady Melania Trump.More >>
    The state dinner at the White House was a big moment in fashion and in public life for first lady Melania Trump.More >>
  • Russia's Supreme Court rules against Navalny

    Russia's Supreme Court rules against Navalny

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-04-25 15:42:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File). FILE In this file photo taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny attends a rally to commemorate the victims of Sunday's fire in a shopping mall in the Siberian city of Kemerov...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File). FILE In this file photo taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny attends a rally to commemorate the victims of Sunday's fire in a shopping mall in the Siberian city of Kemerov...
    Russia's Supreme Court has upheld a criminal conviction against opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his brother.More >>
    Russia's Supreme Court has upheld a criminal conviction against opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his brother.More >>
  • EU foreign policy chief says Iran nuclear deal should stay

    EU foreign policy chief says Iran nuclear deal should stay

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-04-25 15:42:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini addresses the media during a conference 'Supporting the future of Syria and the region' at the EU Council in Brussels on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini addresses the media during a conference 'Supporting the future of Syria and the region' at the EU Council in Brussels on Wednesday, April 25, 2018.
    The European Union's foreign policy chief says EU nations want the nuclear deal with Iran to be fully maintained and that Franco-American talks on any new agreement could only "build on" the current terms.More >>
    The European Union's foreign policy chief says EU nations want the nuclear deal with Iran to be fully maintained and that Franco-American talks on any new agreement could only "build on" the current terms.More >>
  • Trump calls Kim open, honorable as summit planning goes on

    Trump calls Kim open, honorable as summit planning goes on

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:59 AM EDT2018-04-25 14:59:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron during their meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron during their meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    Trump sounds more optimistic about a summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, even calling the leader open and honorable.More >>
    Trump sounds more optimistic about a summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, even calling the leader open and honorable.More >>
  • Handshakes and kisses aside, some issues split Trump, Macron

    Handshakes and kisses aside, some issues split Trump, Macron

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-04-25 14:51:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron embrace at the conclusion of a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron embrace at the conclusion of a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    Trump and Macron's sunny friendship isn't outshining their differences on key issues.More >>
    Trump and Macron's sunny friendship isn't outshining their differences on key issues.More >>
  • Trump, Macron make a show as best buds but tussle over Iran

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

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-04-25 13:31:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron pose for a photo in front of Mount Vernon, the home of President George Washington, in Mount Vernon, Va., Monday, Ap...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron pose for a photo in front of Mount Vernon, the home of President George Washington, in Mount Vernon, Va., Monday, Ap...
    A sit-down between President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron followed by a joint news conference highlight the business portion of the French leader's second day in Washington.More >>
    A sit-down between President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron followed by a joint news conference highlight the business portion of the French leader's second day in Washington.More >>
  • Q&A: How walkout by Arizona teachers is expected to play out

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

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-04-25 13:13:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Stefanie Lowe, a teacher at Tuscano Elementary School, smiles as she joins other teachers, parents and students as they stage a "walk-in" for higher pay and school funding in...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Stefanie Lowe, a teacher at Tuscano Elementary School, smiles as she joins other teachers, parents and students as they stage a "walk-in" for higher pay and school funding in...
    Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to walk off the job this week to demand more funding for public education.More >>
    Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to walk off the job this week to demand more funding for public education.More >>
  • EPA security chief also worked for owner of tabloid company

    EPA security chief also worked for owner of tabloid company

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

    California university won't punish professor who jeered Bush

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:35 AM EDT2018-04-25 12:35:16 GMT
    A California State University, Fresno professor who called Barbara Bush "an amazing racist" and cheered her death won't be punished.More >>
    A California State University, Fresno professor who called Barbara Bush "an amazing racist" and cheered her death won't be punished.More >>
  • Cheese puffs? Iran says Haley showed fabricated Houthi proof

    Cheese puffs? Iran says Haley showed fabricated Houthi proof

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-04-25 12:21:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew). Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine ta...(AP Photo/Richard Drew). Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine ta...
    Iran says it's cheese puffs, not missiles, at the middle of an international incident.More >>
    Iran says it's cheese puffs, not missiles, at the middle of an international incident.More >>
  • Senate confirms new director of National Security Agency

    Senate confirms new director of National Security Agency

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

    Arizona lawmakers haggle over funding before teacher strike

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 7:54 AM EDT2018-04-25 11:54:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York, File). File - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, teachers at Humphrey Elementary school participate in a state-wide walk-in prior to classes in Chandler, Ariz. Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to walk off the job th...(AP Photo/Matt York, File). File - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, teachers at Humphrey Elementary school participate in a state-wide walk-in prior to classes in Chandler, Ariz. Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to walk off the job th...
    Arizona policymakers have not agreed on how to increase teacher pay or education funding ahead of a statewide walkout this week.More >>
    Arizona policymakers have not agreed on how to increase teacher pay or education funding ahead of a statewide walkout this week.More >>
  • Australia says admiral will be next US ambassador to Seoul

    Australia says admiral will be next US ambassador to Seoul

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

    First lady steps into spotlight for state visit with France

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:19 AM EDT2018-04-25 10:19:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and his wife Brigitte Macron, left, watch as President Donald Trump kisses first lady Melania Trump during a State Arrival Ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, T...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and his wife Brigitte Macron, left, watch as President Donald Trump kisses first lady Melania Trump during a State Arrival Ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, T...
    Melania Trump is embracing her moment in the spotlight for the French president's state visit.More >>
    Melania Trump is embracing her moment in the spotlight for the French president's state visit.More >>
  • Senator warns bankers that Dodd-Frank relief could stall

    Senator warns bankers that Dodd-Frank relief could stall

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:58 AM EDT2018-04-25 08:58:03 GMT
    Democratic Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia is warning bankers that legislation rolling back financial rules put in place after the 2008 economic crisis could stall.More >>
    Democratic Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia is warning bankers that legislation rolling back financial rules put in place after the 2008 economic crisis could stall.More >>
  • Trump says Mnuchin will travel to China amid trade dispute

    Trump says Mnuchin will travel to China amid trade dispute

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:48 AM EDT2018-04-25 08:48:44 GMT
    President Donald Trump says Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will soon travel to China for talks as the two global economic powers deal with trade tensions.More >>
    President Donald Trump says Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will soon travel to China for talks as the two global economic powers deal with trade tensions.More >>
  • Trump backtracks on Syria after talks with French leader

    Trump backtracks on Syria after talks with French leader

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:33 AM EDT2018-04-25 07:33:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Washington.
    One month ago President Donald Trump surprised many by announcing the U.S. would withdraw from Syria soon, but after talks with France's president he appears to have changed his mind.More >>
    One month ago President Donald Trump surprised many by announcing the U.S. would withdraw from Syria soon, but after talks with France's president he appears to have changed his mind.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump, Macron toast to US-France friendship

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

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:28 AM EDT2018-04-25 07:28:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). The State Dining Room at the White House is set for the first State Dinner that President Donald Trump will host as president with French President Emmanuel Macron in Washington, Monday, April 23, 2018. The State Dinner ...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). The State Dining Room at the White House is set for the first State Dinner that President Donald Trump will host as president with French President Emmanuel Macron in Washington, Monday, April 23, 2018. The State Dinner ...
    The White House has some extra help in the kitchen for the state dinner honoring the president of France.More >>
    The White House has some extra help in the kitchen for the state dinner honoring the president of France.More >>
  • Trump, top Iran diplomat trade threats as US decision nears

    Trump, top Iran diplomat trade threats as US decision nears

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:19 AM EDT2018-04-25 07:19:00 GMT
    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine talks with North Korea by proving that America reneges on its promises.More >>
    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine talks with North Korea by proving that America reneges on its promises.More >>
  • Iranian official puts Trump on notice about nuclear deal

    Iranian official puts Trump on notice about nuclear deal

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-04-25 06:32:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew). Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine ta...(AP Photo/Richard Drew). Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine ta...
    Iran's foreign minister: If US pulls out of the multinational nuclear deal, it's likely Iran will, too.More >>
    Iran's foreign minister: If US pulls out of the multinational nuclear deal, it's likely Iran will, too.More >>
  • Mystery grows over pro-Saudi tabloid: Embassy got sneak peek

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

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-04-25 06:30:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. David Ake). A glossy magazine about Saudi Arabia is photographed in Washington, Monday April 23, 2018. The mystery behind the origins of a the pro-Saudi magazine that showed up on U.S. newsstands is growing amid revelations that the Saudi ...(AP Photo/J. David Ake). A glossy magazine about Saudi Arabia is photographed in Washington, Monday April 23, 2018. The mystery behind the origins of a the pro-Saudi magazine that showed up on U.S. newsstands is growing amid revelations that the Saudi ...
    The mystery behind the origins of a fawning pro-Saudi magazine that laid down a red carpet for Crown Prince Mohammed's visit.More >>
    The mystery behind the origins of a fawning pro-Saudi magazine that laid down a red carpet for Crown Prince Mohammed's visit.More >>
  • Republican wins US House race in Arizona GOP stronghold

    Republican wins US House race in Arizona GOP stronghold

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-04-25 06:22:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, former Arizona state Sen. Debbie Lesko speaks with a constituent during the meeting of the state committee of the Arizona Republican Party in Phoenix. Lesko is running against Hiral ...(AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, former Arizona state Sen. Debbie Lesko speaks with a constituent during the meeting of the state committee of the Arizona Republican Party in Phoenix. Lesko is running against Hiral ...
    A Democratic newcomer is looking to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat in Arizona that has been held by Republicans since the early 1980s.More >>
    A Democratic newcomer is looking to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat in Arizona that has been held by Republicans since the early 1980s.More >>
  • Study: Imbalance growing on police referrals of black pupils

    Study: Imbalance growing on police referrals of black pupils

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:09 AM EDT2018-04-25 06:09:10 GMT
    New federal data show that black students continue to be expelled and suspended from school much more frequently than their white peers.More >>
    New federal data show that black students continue to be expelled and suspended from school much more frequently than their white peers.More >>
  • In big shift, Trump assesses Kim Jong Un as 'very honorable'

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

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-04-25 05:42:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron during their meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron during their meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    President Donald Trump says North Korea wants to hold a high-stakes meeting "as soon as possible" and he is praising Kim Jong Un as "very open" and "very honorable.".More >>
    President Donald Trump says North Korea wants to hold a high-stakes meeting "as soon as possible" and he is praising Kim Jong Un as "very open" and "very honorable.".More >>
  • Justices say foreign business can't be sued under 1700s law

    Justices say foreign business can't be sued under 1700s law

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:19 AM EDT2018-04-25 05:19:38 GMT
    The Supreme Court says foreign businesses cannot be sued in U.S. courts by foreign victims of human rights abuses and extremist attacks.More >>
    The Supreme Court says foreign businesses cannot be sued in U.S. courts by foreign victims of human rights abuses and extremist attacks.More >>
  • Supreme Court upholds challenged patent review practice

    Supreme Court upholds challenged patent review practice

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:53:59 GMT
    The Supreme Court has upheld a challenged practice that is used to invalidate patents without the involvement of federal courts.More >>
    The Supreme Court has upheld a challenged practice that is used to invalidate patents without the involvement of federal courts.More >>
  • Cheese puffs? Iran says Haley showed fabricated Houthi proof

    Cheese puffs? Iran says Haley showed fabricated Houthi proof

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:52:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew). Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine ta...(AP Photo/Richard Drew). Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Zarif is warning the Trump administration that pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal would undermine ta...
    Iran's top diplomat accuses Haley of showing fabricated evidence that Yemen's Houthis got missiles from Iran.More >>
    Iran's top diplomat accuses Haley of showing fabricated evidence that Yemen's Houthis got missiles from Iran.More >>
  • Judge rules against ending program to protect Dreamers

    Judge rules against ending program to protect Dreamers

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:48 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:48:48 GMT
    A federal judge has ruled against the Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation.More >>
    A federal judge has ruled against the Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation.More >>
  • Correction: Trump-DNC Lawsuit story

    Correction: Trump-DNC Lawsuit story

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-04-25 00:59:14 GMT
    The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.More >>
    The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.More >>
  • The Latest: Rapper Meek Mill rings bell at basketball game

    The Latest: Rapper Meek Mill rings bell at basketball game

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:48 PM EDT2018-04-25 00:48:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). Protesters demonstrate in front of a courthouse during a hearing for rapper Meek Mill, Monday April 16, 2018 in Philadelphia. The city's district attorney says Mill's convictions should be vacated and he should have a new t...(AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma). Protesters demonstrate in front of a courthouse during a hearing for rapper Meek Mill, Monday April 16, 2018 in Philadelphia. The city's district attorney says Mill's convictions should be vacated and he should have a new t...
    Rapper Meek Mill is out of jail on bail while he appeals decade-old drug and gun convictions.More >>
    Rapper Meek Mill is out of jail on bail while he appeals decade-old drug and gun convictions.More >>
  • Melania Trump, Brigitte Macron visit National Gallery of Art

    Melania Trump, Brigitte Macron visit National Gallery of Art

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:58:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). First lady Melania Trump, right and Brigitte Macron tour the National Gallery of Art, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). First lady Melania Trump, right and Brigitte Macron tour the National Gallery of Art, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in Washington.
    The first ladies of the U.S. and France have ditched the White House for the nearby National Gallery of Art to see the works of Paul Cezanne.More >>
    The first ladies of the U.S. and France have ditched the White House for the nearby National Gallery of Art to see the works of Paul Cezanne.More >>
  • Senate leaders hope to end take-it-or-leave-it budget votes

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

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:22:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined from left by, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks with reporters following a closed-door strategy sess...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined from left by, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks with reporters following a closed-door strategy sess...
    The Senate's GOP and Democratic leaders can't agree on much, but they both say they want to avoid the annual take-it-or-leave-it vote on a foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus catchall spending bill.More >>
    The Senate's GOP and Democratic leaders can't agree on much, but they both say they want to avoid the annual take-it-or-leave-it vote on a foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus catchall spending bill.More >>
  • Senate votes to confirm Trump nominee for US appeals court

    Senate votes to confirm Trump nominee for US appeals court

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:21 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:21:42 GMT
    The Senate has voted to confirm one of President Donald Trump's nominees to serve on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans.More >>
    The Senate has voted to confirm one of President Donald Trump's nominees to serve on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans.More >>
  • McConaughey fears March for Our Lives will get 'hijacked'

    McConaughey fears March for Our Lives will get 'hijacked'

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:08:11 GMT
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP). Matthew McConaughey, a cast member in the upcoming film "White Boy Rick," addresses the audience during the Sony Pictures Entertainment presentation at CinemaCon 2018, the official convention of the National Assoc...(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP). Matthew McConaughey, a cast member in the upcoming film "White Boy Rick," addresses the audience during the Sony Pictures Entertainment presentation at CinemaCon 2018, the official convention of the National Assoc...
    Matthew McConaughey says he worries the March for Our Lives movement will be "hijacked" by those who want to get rid of all guns in the United States.More >>
    Matthew McConaughey says he worries the March for Our Lives movement will be "hijacked" by those who want to get rid of all guns in the United States.More >>
  • CDC chief makes $375K, far exceeding his predecessors' pay

    CDC chief makes $375K, far exceeding his predecessors' pay

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:28:49 GMT
    The new head of the nation's top public health agency is getting paid nearly twice what his predecessor made and far more than other recent past directors.More >>
    The new head of the nation's top public health agency is getting paid nearly twice what his predecessor made and far more than other recent past directors.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Candidate refunds illegal EMILY's List donation

    APNewsBreak: Candidate refunds illegal EMILY's List donation

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-04-24 21:21:08 GMT
    A Democratic candidate for Iowa Secretary of State is refunding a contribution from a national political group after learning it was mistakenly given and accepted in violation of Iowa law.More >>
    A Democratic candidate for Iowa Secretary of State is refunding a contribution from a national political group after learning it was mistakenly given and accepted in violation of Iowa law.More >>
  • Former Christie allies: Bridge realignment didn't break law

    Former Christie allies: Bridge realignment didn't break law

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-04-24 21:13:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE - This combination of March 29, 2017, file photos shows Bridget Kelly, left, and Bill Baroni leaving federal court after sentencing in Newark, N.J. Attorneys for Kelly and Baroni are scheduled to argue in court, Tues...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE - This combination of March 29, 2017, file photos shows Bridget Kelly, left, and Bill Baroni leaving federal court after sentencing in Newark, N.J. Attorneys for Kelly and Baroni are scheduled to argue in court, Tues...
    Two former allies of former Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are going to try and convince a federal appeals court their convictions in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case should be reversed.More >>
    Two former allies of former Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are going to try and convince a federal appeals court their convictions in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case should be reversed.More >>
  • Researcher in Facebook data scandal apologizes

    Researcher in Facebook data scandal apologizes

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:52:04 GMT
    (CBS News/60 Minutes via AP). This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse ...(CBS News/60 Minutes via AP). This image made from a video provided by CBS News/60 Minutes shows Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes." Kogan, the academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse ...
    A researcher at the center of the Facebook privacy scandal apologized, but added that he didn't think he did anything wrong.More >>
    A researcher at the center of the Facebook privacy scandal apologized, but added that he didn't think he did anything wrong.More >>
  • The Latest: Iran says evidence of Yemen role was fabricated

    The Latest: Iran says evidence of Yemen role was fabricated

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:07:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew). Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Richard Drew). Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is interviewed by The Associated Press, in New York, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    Iran's foreign minister says the warring parties in Syria should accept the four-point peace plan that Iran put forward in 2013.More >>
    Iran's foreign minister says the warring parties in Syria should accept the four-point peace plan that Iran put forward in 2013.More >>
  • Spokesman: George HW Bush "responding and recovering"

    Spokesman: George HW Bush "responding and recovering"

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

    First lady Melania Trump greets the Macrons with a hat

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-04-24 19:47:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). First lady Melania Trump waits with President Donald Trump to greet French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron during a State Arrival Ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Ap...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). First lady Melania Trump waits with President Donald Trump to greet French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron during a State Arrival Ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Ap...
    More Olivia Pope or Joan Collins: first lady Melania Trump's big white hat wins the day.More >>
    More Olivia Pope or Joan Collins: first lady Melania Trump's big white hat wins the day.More >>
  • Lawyer whose work got entangled in Mueller probe leaves firm

    Lawyer whose work got entangled in Mueller probe leaves firm

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-04-24 18:51:49 GMT
    A prominent Washington lawyer who authored a report that's been a key part of the special counsel investigation into Paul Manafort has left his law firm.More >>
    A prominent Washington lawyer who authored a report that's been a key part of the special counsel investigation into Paul Manafort has left his law firm.More >>
  • It's time for Trump's doctor to be examined, for VA chief

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

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:49 PM EDT2018-04-24 18:49:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, White House physician and nominee for Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. Ronny Jackson arrives at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washi...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, White House physician and nominee for Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. Ronny Jackson arrives at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washi...
    Now it's Washington's turn to examine White House physician Ronny Jackson. The doctor to Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama and now Donald Trump is an Iraq War veteran nominated to head the Veterans Affairs...More >>
    Now it's Washington's turn to examine White House physician Ronny Jackson. The doctor to Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama and now Donald Trump is an Iraq War veteran nominated to head the Veterans Affairs Department.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump softens tone on Syria withdrawal

    The Latest: Trump softens tone on Syria withdrawal

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-04-24 18:21:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron stand together at the beginning of the State Arrival Ceremony at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron stand together at the beginning of the State Arrival Ceremony at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24...
    President Donald Trump is welcoming French President Emmanuel Macron to the White House in a formal arrival ceremony.More >>
    President Donald Trump is welcoming French President Emmanuel Macron to the White House in a formal arrival ceremony.More >>
  • Armenia's political transition unclear after PM's ouster

    Armenia's political transition unclear after PM's ouster

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-04-24 18:19:23 GMT
    ( Tigran Mehrabyan, PAN Photo via AP). Armenian officials lay flowers at the monument to the victims of mass killings by Ottoman Turks, to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the genocide in Yerevan, Armenia, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.( Tigran Mehrabyan, PAN Photo via AP). Armenian officials lay flowers at the monument to the victims of mass killings by Ottoman Turks, to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the genocide in Yerevan, Armenia, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    Both the Armenian government and the opposition are taking part in commemorative events to mark the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks.More >>
    Both the Armenian government and the opposition are taking part in commemorative events to mark the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks.More >>
  • The Latest: Spokesman: George HW Bush responding, recovering

    The Latest: Spokesman: George HW Bush responding, recovering

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-04-24 18:17:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip ). Former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip ). Former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.
    Family spokesman: Former President George H.W. Bush is still "responding and recovering" as doctors treat him for an infection.More >>
    Family spokesman: Former President George H.W. Bush is still "responding and recovering" as doctors treat him for an infection.More >>
  • Supreme Court seems divided over Texas redistricting

    Supreme Court seems divided over Texas redistricting

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:16 PM EDT2018-04-24 17:16:09 GMT
    The Supreme Court appears divided over Texas' appeal to preserve congressional and legislative districts that a lower court struck down as racially discriminatory.More >>
    The Supreme Court appears divided over Texas' appeal to preserve congressional and legislative districts that a lower court struck down as racially discriminatory.More >>
  • Democrats seek subpoena for info relating to 2020 Census

    Democrats seek subpoena for info relating to 2020 Census

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:00 PM EDT2018-04-24 17:00:36 GMT
    Democratic members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee seek a subpoena for documents concerning the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question in the 2020 Census.More >>
    Democratic members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee seek a subpoena for documents concerning the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question in the 2020 Census.More >>
  • Trump's tariffs risk jobs and profits in working-class areas

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

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:38:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Loren Elliott). Jose Mata grinds a steel pipe at the Borusan Mannesmann plant in Baytown, Texas, Monday, April 23, 2018. President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in worki...(AP Photo/Loren Elliott). Jose Mata grinds a steel pipe at the Borusan Mannesmann plant in Baytown, Texas, Monday, April 23, 2018. President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in worki...
    President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in working-class communities where his "America First" agenda hit home with American voters.More >>
    President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in working-class communities where his "America First" agenda hit home with American voters.More >>
  • Calif. Democrats vying for US House may crowd each other out

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

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-04-24 16:12:05 GMT
    (Angel De Leon/Cisneros for Congress via AP). This January 2018 photo provided by the Gil Cisneros for Congress campaign shows Gil Cisneros in Santa Ana, Calif. He is one of a number of Democrats running for California'a 39th Congressional District seat.(Angel De Leon/Cisneros for Congress via AP). This January 2018 photo provided by the Gil Cisneros for Congress campaign shows Gil Cisneros in Santa Ana, Calif. He is one of a number of Democrats running for California'a 39th Congressional District seat.
    California Democrats worry their packed fields of candidates in several U.S. House races could hurt them in the state's top-two primary system.More >>
    California Democrats worry their packed fields of candidates in several U.S. House races could hurt them in the state's top-two primary system.More >>
  • After close vote, panel sends Pompeo nomination to Senate

    After close vote, panel sends Pompeo nomination to Senate

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-04-24 15:22:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). From left, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., the ranking member, and Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., confer before the vote on President Donald Trump's nominee for se...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). From left, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., the ranking member, and Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., confer before the vote on President Donald Trump's nominee for se...
    A close committee vote on CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination as secretary of state is sending a warning to the White House as other Trump administration nominees face the possibility of stiff resistance.More >>
    A close committee vote on CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination as secretary of state is sending a warning to the White House as other Trump administration nominees face the possibility of stiff resistance.More >>
  • Some GOP officials urge charges for women who get abortions

    Some GOP officials urge charges for women who get abortions

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:49:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger, file). FILE-- In this Jan. 5, 2018, file photo, Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little, left, with Gov C.L. "Butch" Otter listening, speaks at the State Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of mid...(AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger, file). FILE-- In this Jan. 5, 2018, file photo, Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little, left, with Gov C.L. "Butch" Otter listening, speaks at the State Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of mid...
    Officials in Republican-dominant states are pushing legislation ahead of midterm elections that would punish both doctors and patients for abortions.More >>
    Officials in Republican-dominant states are pushing legislation ahead of midterm elections that would punish both doctors and patients for abortions.More >>
  • Suffragist first woman to get statue outside UK Parliament

    Suffragist first woman to get statue outside UK Parliament

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:10:51 GMT
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has helped unveil a statue of women's rights campaigner Millicent Fawcett outside Britain's Parliament.More >>
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has helped unveil a statue of women's rights campaigner Millicent Fawcett outside Britain's Parliament.More >>
  • Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing

    Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:59:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington. Now it’s Was...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington. Now it’s Was...
    Senators discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's...More >>
    Senators discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's second-largest department.More >>
  • Romania: Leader faces misconduct charges in court hearing

    Romania: Leader faces misconduct charges in court hearing

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:20:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File). FILE- In this Thursday, June 15, 2017, file photo, the chairman of the Social Democratic Party Liviu Dragnea wipes his eye during a press conference in Bucharest, Romania. Romania's most powerful politician heads for the ...(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File). FILE- In this Thursday, June 15, 2017, file photo, the chairman of the Social Democratic Party Liviu Dragnea wipes his eye during a press conference in Bucharest, Romania. Romania's most powerful politician heads for the ...
    Romania's most powerful politician heads for the final hearing in a corruption case, days after the U.S. State Department said corrupt practices remain widespread at every level of government in the European Union...More >>
    Romania's most powerful politician heads for the final hearing in a corruption case, days after the U.S. State Department said corrupt practices remain widespread at every level of government in the European Union member.More >>
  • As Trump and Macron meet, Iran's Rouhani warns on nuke deal

    As Trump and Macron meet, Iran's Rouhani warns on nuke deal

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:11 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:11:54 GMT
    As Trump and Macron meet, Iran's Rouhani warns Washington of 'grave' consequences of it scraps nuclear deal.More >>
    As Trump and Macron meet, Iran's Rouhani warns Washington of 'grave' consequences of it scraps nuclear deal.More >>
  • Supreme Court wrestles with administrative law judge case

    Supreme Court wrestles with administrative law judge case

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:26:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, Friday, April 20, 2018. The Supreme Court this week will consider the latest version of President Donald Trump's travel ban against people coming from majority Muslim nations. It ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, Friday, April 20, 2018. The Supreme Court this week will consider the latest version of President Donald Trump's travel ban against people coming from majority Muslim nations. It ...
    The Supreme Court is wrestling with a case brought by a former financial planner known for his "Buckets of Money" strategy.More >>
    The Supreme Court is wrestling with a case brought by a former financial planner known for his "Buckets of Money" strategy.More >>
  • Corrupt Indonesia politician sentenced to 15 years in prison

    Corrupt Indonesia politician sentenced to 15 years in prison

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:07 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:07:46 GMT
    An Indonesian court sentenced a senior politician to 15 years in prison for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money by officials, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country's rampant...More >>
    An Indonesian court sentenced a senior politician to 15 years in prison for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money by officials, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country's rampant graft.More >>
  • Koch network success in Trump era draws Democratic pushback

    Koch network success in Trump era draws Democratic pushback

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:36 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:36:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File). FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013, file photo, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Chairman David Koch speaks in Orlando, Fla. A sure sign of policy success for the sprawling conservative network funded by the billionair...(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File). FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013, file photo, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Chairman David Koch speaks in Orlando, Fla. A sure sign of policy success for the sprawling conservative network funded by the billionair...
    The sprawling conservative network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is having a very good run with Trump in the White House and Republican control of Congress, prompting pushback from Democrats.More >>
    The sprawling conservative network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is having a very good run with Trump in the White House and Republican control of Congress, prompting pushback from Democrats.More >>
  • Armenia's leader quits amid protests, saying 'I was wrong'

    Armenia's leader quits amid protests, saying 'I was wrong'

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:28 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:28:44 GMT
    (Karo Sahakyan/PAN Photo via AP). Yerevan residents celebrate Armenian Prime Minister's Serzh Sargsyan's resignation in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 23, 2018. Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly on Monday, an apparent move to bring to an end massive anti...(Karo Sahakyan/PAN Photo via AP). Yerevan residents celebrate Armenian Prime Minister's Serzh Sargsyan's resignation in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 23, 2018. Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly on Monday, an apparent move to bring to an end massive anti...
    Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly Monday to quell massive anti-government protests over what critics feared was his effort to seize power for life.More >>
    Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly Monday to quell massive anti-government protests over what critics feared was his effort to seize power for life.More >>
  • Trump's divisive pick to run NASA wins narrow confirmation

    Trump's divisive pick to run NASA wins narrow confirmation

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:00 AM EDT2018-04-24 09:00:56 GMT
    The Senate narrowly confirmed President Donald Trump's choice of a tea party congressman to run NASA.More >>
    The Senate narrowly confirmed President Donald Trump's choice of a tea party congressman to run NASA.More >>
  • US won't ease sanctions without action by NKorea on nukes

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

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:09 AM EDT2018-04-24 08:09:15 GMT
    The White House says North Korea won't get relief from sanctions until it takes "concrete action" toward denuclearization.More >>
    The White House says North Korea won't get relief from sanctions until it takes "concrete action" toward denuclearization.More >>
  • Waffle House shooter's guns were seized but then returned

    Waffle House shooter's guns were seized but then returned

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:47 AM EDT2018-04-24 07:47:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Don Aaron, public affairs manager for the Metro Nashville Police Department, speaks at a news conference Monday, April 23, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn., regarding the capture of Travis Reinking. Reinking, who police say shot and ...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Don Aaron, public affairs manager for the Metro Nashville Police Department, speaks at a news conference Monday, April 23, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn., regarding the capture of Travis Reinking. Reinking, who police say shot and ...
    Gunman suspected of attacking a Waffle House lost Illinois firearms license after exhibiting erratic behavior.More >>
    Gunman suspected of attacking a Waffle House lost Illinois firearms license after exhibiting erratic behavior.More >>
  • Lawmakers: EPA analysis said Pruitt bug sweep was inadequate

    Lawmakers: EPA analysis said Pruitt bug sweep was inadequate

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:49 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:49:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the EPA in Washington. New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices i...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the EPA in Washington. New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices i...
    New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices in Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's office was shoddy and wasn't properly certified under U.S. government practices.More >>
    New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices in Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's office was shoddy and wasn't properly certified under U.S. government practices.More >>
  • Arizona Senate can't change rules for replacing McCain

    Arizona Senate can't change rules for replacing McCain

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:29 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:29:59 GMT
    Republicans who control the Arizona Senate were prevented from ensuring that ailing Sen. John McCain's seat isn't on the November ballot if he leaves office.More >>
    Republicans who control the Arizona Senate were prevented from ensuring that ailing Sen. John McCain's seat isn't on the November ballot if he leaves office.More >>
  • Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing

    Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:49 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:49:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington. Now it’s Was...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington. Now it’s Was...
    Senators discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's...More >>
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  • Pompeo nomination narrowly clears panel, goes to full Senate

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  • The Latest: Panel approves Pompeo for secretary of state

    The Latest: Panel approves Pompeo for secretary of state

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:10:51 GMT
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  • Effort in Oregon county would ban enforcing gun control laws

    Effort in Oregon county would ban enforcing gun control laws

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:10:32 GMT
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  • No typical double date: Trumps, Macrons dine at Mount Vernon

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    Melania Trump is serving rack of lamb and nectarine tart at Tuesday's White House state dinner for President Emmanuel Macron of France.More >>
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  • Spokesman: George HW Bush hospitalized with blood infection

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  • Rosenstein puts aside Russia probe to argue at Supreme Court

    Rosenstein puts aside Russia probe to argue at Supreme Court

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:29 PM EDT2018-04-24 03:29:30 GMT
    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has taken some time off from overseeing the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election to argue his first case at the Supreme Court.More >>
    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has taken some time off from overseeing the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election to argue his first case at the Supreme Court.More >>
  • Democrat looks for upset in strong GOP district in Arizona

    Democrat looks for upset in strong GOP district in Arizona

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-04-24 02:50:53 GMT
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    In a district Donald Trump won by 21 points in 2016, a Democratic newcomer is trying to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat.More >>
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  • AP-NORC Poll: Amid strikes, Americans back teacher raises

    AP-NORC Poll: Amid strikes, Americans back teacher raises

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:48 PM EDT2018-04-24 02:48:39 GMT
    Americans overwhelmingly think that teachers aren't paid enough, and half said they'd even support higher taxes to get them raises.More >>
    Americans overwhelmingly think that teachers aren't paid enough, and half said they'd even support higher taxes to get them raises.More >>
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