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

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

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:21:09 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:16:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.

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

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

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  • US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:48 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:16:12 GMT
    (HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...(HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...

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

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

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

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

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:02:49 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:16:08 GMT
    Despite having lost the Republican primary, convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship says he's going to continue his bid for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate.More >>
    Despite having lost the Republican primary, convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship says he's going to continue his bid for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate.More >>
  • Some GOP House members warn Ryan over immigration effort

    Some GOP House members warn Ryan over immigration effort

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:33 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:16:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. Leaders of warring House R...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. Leaders of warring House R...
    Some conservative House Republicans warn Ryan about allowing moderates to push through a bipartisan immigration bill without strong GOP support.More >>
    Some conservative House Republicans warn Ryan about allowing moderates to push through a bipartisan immigration bill without strong GOP support.More >>
  • The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:13:57 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:15:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...

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

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

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  • Trump wades deeper into abortion politics as midterms loom

    Trump wades deeper into abortion politics as midterms loom

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:42:39 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:15:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration’s latest push to wring funding from Planned Parenthood and other federally ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration’s latest push to wring funding from Planned Parenthood and other federally ...
    Trump offers catnip to conservative voters with a new administration push to strip funding from Planned Parenthood and other family planning clinics.More >>
    Trump offers catnip to conservative voters with a new administration push to strip funding from Planned Parenthood and other family planning clinics.More >>
  • Trump the dealmaker facing challenges ahead of NKorea summit

    Trump the dealmaker facing challenges ahead of NKorea summit

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:13:25 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:15:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in...
    Trump's summit with North Korea is drawing near amid growing anxiety among Trump and his allies over how he can score a victory on the world stage.More >>
    Trump's summit with North Korea is drawing near amid growing anxiety among Trump and his allies over how he can score a victory on the world stage.More >>
  • Congressional leaders to review information on Russia probe

    Congressional leaders to review information on Russia probe

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:21 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:15:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...

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

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

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  • Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama

    Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:52:08 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:14:07 GMT
    The streaming service Netflix says Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal to produce films and series.More >>
    The streaming service Netflix says Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal to produce films and series.More >>
  • Dispute on eye drop size fails to catch Supreme Court's eye

    Dispute on eye drop size fails to catch Supreme Court's eye

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:52:08 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:05:27 GMT
    A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court.More >>
    A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court.More >>
  • Laurel, Yanny or ... covfefe? White House joins in on debate

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

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:40 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:40:07 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:56:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...
    The White House is getting in on the viral debate over whether people hear the names "Laurel" or "Yanny" in a much-shared audio clip.More >>
    The White House is getting in on the viral debate over whether people hear the names "Laurel" or "Yanny" in a much-shared audio clip.More >>
  • Trump administration slams Venezuela's election as a "sham"

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

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

    Interior moves to lift restrictions on hunting bears, wolves

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:52:24 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:44 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:44:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File). FILE - In this July 4, 2013, file photo, a brown bear walks to a sandbar to eat a salmon it had just caught at Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska. The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obam...(AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File). FILE - In this July 4, 2013, file photo, a brown bear walks to a sandbar to eat a salmon it had just caught at Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska. The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obam...
    The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot mother bears and their cubs...More >>
    The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot mother bears and their cubs hibernating in dens.More >>
  • The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

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

    Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

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

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

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

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

    Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

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

    Voters choose nominees in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Texas

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:44:39 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:18 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:18:31 GMT

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

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

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  • US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

    US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

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

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

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  • Watchdog report to fault FBI for Clinton probe delay

    Watchdog report to fault FBI for Clinton probe delay

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:22:14 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:54:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this July, 2016 file photo, FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Oversight Committee.  An upcoming Justice Department inspector general report is expected to critic...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this July, 2016 file photo, FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Oversight Committee. An upcoming Justice Department inspector general report is expected to critic...
    An upcoming inspector general report is expected to criticize the FBI, including former director James Comey, over a weeks-long delay in reviewing a newly discovered trove of Hillary Clinton emails in the days...More >>
    An upcoming inspector general report is expected to criticize the FBI, including former director James Comey, over a weeks-long delay in reviewing a newly discovered trove of Hillary Clinton emails in the days before the 2016 presidential election.More >>
  • School shooting not likely to decide Texas runoff races

    School shooting not likely to decide Texas runoff races

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:42:33 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:53:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this July 28, 2016, file photo, Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democrati...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this July 28, 2016, file photo, Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democrati...
    Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democratic Party's establishment can overcome an insurgent wing more openly hostile to President Donald Trump.More >>
    Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democratic Party's establishment can overcome an insurgent wing more openly hostile to President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Trump discusses immigration agenda with GOP governors

    Trump discusses immigration agenda with GOP governors

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:12:19 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:45:05 GMT
    Trump dined with Republican governors supportive of his immigration policies to discuss plans for border security, deporting people in the U.S. illegally.More >>
    Trump dined with Republican governors supportive of his immigration policies to discuss plans for border security, deporting people in the U.S. illegally.More >>
  • Democrats add drain-the-swamp proposals to campaign agenda

    Democrats add drain-the-swamp proposals to campaign agenda

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Warring House GOP factions seek middle ground on immigration

    Warring House GOP factions seek middle ground on immigration

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

    The Latest: White House setting up meeting on Russia probe

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

    Correction: 2018 Midterms-Endorsements story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  • Illinois Democrats grill Rauner aide on death penalty plan

    Illinois Democrats grill Rauner aide on death penalty plan

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

    Judge appoints special prosecutor to decide on Greitens case

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

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

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:13:35 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:13:40 GMT
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Iran nuclear deal was "a loser" with huge repercussions throughout the Middle East.More >>
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Iran nuclear deal was "a loser" with huge repercussions throughout the Middle East.More >>
  • School shooting unlikely to rile Texas runoffs Tuesday

    School shooting unlikely to rile Texas runoffs Tuesday

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:52:05 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:25:13 GMT
    Texas holds its primary runoff election just four days after a 17-year-old student killed 10 people and wounded 13 others at his Santa Fe High School.More >>
    Texas holds its primary runoff election just four days after a 17-year-old student killed 10 people and wounded 13 others at his Santa Fe High School.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump aims to prevent 'fire sales' in Venezuela

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

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:32:31 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:52:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Supporters of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gather at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday's presidential election...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Supporters of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gather at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday's presidential election...
    President Donald Trump has signed an order restricting the Venezuelan government's ability to liquidate assets in the aftermath of an election that the White House is calling a "sham.".More >>
    President Donald Trump has signed an order restricting the Venezuelan government's ability to liquidate assets in the aftermath of an election that the White House is calling a "sham.".More >>
  • Senators press Pruitt for details on new legal defense fund

    Senators press Pruitt for details on new legal defense fund

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:22:09 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:35:54 GMT
    4 Democratic senators are asking Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt for details about his new legal defense fund.More >>
    4 Democratic senators are asking Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt for details about his new legal defense fund.More >>
  • Watchdog says US strategy in Afghanistan shows little result

    Watchdog says US strategy in Afghanistan shows little result

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:32:01 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:54:42 GMT
    A government watchdog is taking issue with the Pentagon's assertions that momentum in the fight against the Taliban has shifted to Afghan government forces.More >>
    A government watchdog is taking issue with the Pentagon's assertions that momentum in the fight against the Taliban has shifted to Afghan government forces.More >>
  • 'Don't be mad at Claire': McCaskill courts black voters

    'Don't be mad at Claire': McCaskill courts black voters

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:24:16 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:25:46 GMT
    'Don't be mad at Claire': Missouri Democrat faces black voters' concerns.More >>
    'Don't be mad at Claire': Missouri Democrat faces black voters' concerns.More >>
  • Trump honors Truex Jr. at the White House

    Trump honors Truex Jr. at the White House

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

    Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Trump thrusts abortion fight into crucial midterm elections

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

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

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

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  • The Latest: Haspel jokes about rocky confirmation process

    The Latest: Haspel jokes about rocky confirmation process

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

    Trials for violent protest framed as Trump vs the resistance

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

    Supreme Court sends land dispute back to Wash. top court

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:12:12 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:54:58 GMT
    The Supreme Court is asking Washington state's highest court to take another look at a land dispute between a Native American tribe and its neighbors.More >>
    The Supreme Court is asking Washington state's highest court to take another look at a land dispute between a Native American tribe and its neighbors.More >>
  • AP names Susannah George as intelligence reporter

    AP names Susannah George as intelligence reporter

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:52:12 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:13:18 GMT
    (Ivor Prickett via AP). Susannah George is shown in this May 20, 2018 photo.  The Associated Press has announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau to cover U.S. intelligence agencies and national security.   ...(Ivor Prickett via AP). Susannah George is shown in this May 20, 2018 photo. The Associated Press has announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau to cover U.S. intelligence agencies and national security. ...
    The Associated Press has announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau as an intelligence reporter.More >>
    The Associated Press has announced that award-winning journalist Susannah George will join its Washington bureau as an intelligence reporter.More >>
  • High court to hear challenge to Virginia uranium mining ban

    High court to hear challenge to Virginia uranium mining ban

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:42:16 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:14:10 GMT
    The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to Virginia's decades-old ban on uranium mining.More >>
    The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to Virginia's decades-old ban on uranium mining.More >>
  • Justices to review Oklahoma's Indian territory murder appeal

    Justices to review Oklahoma's Indian territory murder appeal

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:45:38 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:35:52 GMT
    The Supreme Court will hear Oklahoma's plea to reinstate the murder conviction and death sentence of an American Indian.More >>
    The Supreme Court will hear Oklahoma's plea to reinstate the murder conviction and death sentence of an American Indian.More >>
  • The Latest: US-China inject note of caution post-trade truce

    The Latest: US-China inject note of caution post-trade truce

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:52:05 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:12:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this April 30, 2018, file photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during a discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Mnuchin said Sunday, May 20, that the United State...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this April 30, 2018, file photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during a discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Mnuchin said Sunday, May 20, that the United State...
    President Donald Trump is defending his administration's trade dealings with China a day after his Treasury secretary said the two countries were putting a trade war "on hold.".More >>
    President Donald Trump is defending his administration's trade dealings with China a day after his Treasury secretary said the two countries were putting a trade war "on hold.".More >>
  • Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid

    Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid

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

    US office overseeing fight against IS gets reprieve

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

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

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

    Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

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

    CIA's Haspel can tap undercover work in Russian operations

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

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

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

    Florida's expensive race for governor highlights lax laws

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

    US anti-IS office gets reprieve as Syria pullout accelerates

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

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

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

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  • 2018 midterms: An early heat for 2020 Democrats?

    2018 midterms: An early heat for 2020 Democrats?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:11:42 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:06 PM EDT2018-05-21 00:06:19 GMT
    Former President George H.W. Bush is in Maine for the summer.More >>
    Former President George H.W. Bush is in Maine for the summer.More >>
  • Hillary Clinton to receive prestigious Harvard medal

    Hillary Clinton to receive prestigious Harvard medal

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

    Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

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

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

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

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  • Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells her name

    Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells her name

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

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

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

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  • Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

    Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:33:17 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:31:34 GMT
    House Speaker Paul Ryan promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)House Speaker Paul Ryan promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

    The House is pressing toward a showdown vote on stricter work and job training requirements for food stamps that are combined with a renewal of farm subsidies, but the measure's chances are iffy because of an...

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    The House is pressing toward a showdown vote on stricter work and job training requirements for food stamps that are combined with a renewal of farm subsidies, but the measure's chances are iffy because of an unrelated scrap over immigration.

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  • McCaskill defends CIA vote, says reasons are classified

    McCaskill defends CIA vote, says reasons are classified

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

    Arizona 'Dreamers' struggle after losing cheaper tuition

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

    White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

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

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

    Saturday, May 19 2018 3:20 PM EDT2018-05-19 19:20:56 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:22:53 GMT
    President Donald Trump has welcomed his wife home from the hospital in a tweet that misspells the first lady's first name.More >>
    President Donald Trump has welcomed his wife home from the hospital in a tweet that misspells the first lady's first name.More >>
  • Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:41:05 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:02 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:02:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2012, file photo shows sorghum at a farm in Waukomis, Okla. As China-U.S. trade talks resume in Washington, China said Friday, May 18, 2018 it is dropping anti-dumping and anti subsidy investigations i...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2012, file photo shows sorghum at a farm in Waukomis, Okla. As China-U.S. trade talks resume in Washington, China said Friday, May 18, 2018 it is dropping anti-dumping and anti subsidy investigations i...
    Beijing is showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US in Washington.More >>
    Beijing is showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US in Washington.More >>
  • Trump: Justice Department planted spy in 2016 campaign

    Trump: Justice Department planted spy in 2016 campaign

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:30:52 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-05-19 23:44:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy in California in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump accused the Justice Department of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign _ an allegation his own lawyer says might not be true.More >>
    President Donald Trump accused the Justice Department of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign _ an allegation his own lawyer says might not be true.More >>
  • Immigration a fraught issue for GOP as midterms approach

    Immigration a fraught issue for GOP as midterms approach

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-05-19 14:51:29 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:53:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Freedom Caucus opposed...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Freedom Caucus opposed...
    The dust-up this past week in the House over immigration shows just how problematic and risky the issue is for the GOP at a time when the party needs unity heading into pivotal elections in November.More >>
    The dust-up this past week in the House over immigration shows just how problematic and risky the issue is for the GOP at a time when the party needs unity heading into pivotal elections in November.More >>
  • Not all GOP candidates want Trump to stump

    Not all GOP candidates want Trump to stump

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:51:18 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:24:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this May 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is not welcome everywhere as his party tries to defend its delicate House and Senate majorities. Republican ca...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this May 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is not welcome everywhere as his party tries to defend its delicate House and Senate majorities. Republican ca...
    Trump plans aggressive role in midterm elections, but he's not welcome everywhere.More >>
    Trump plans aggressive role in midterm elections, but he's not welcome everywhere.More >>
  • Manafort's ex-son-in-law busy with Mueller's investigation

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

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:42:17 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-05-19 14:46:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. It ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. It ...
    Paul Manafort's former son-in-law says he has been busy with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.More >>
    Paul Manafort's former son-in-law says he has been busy with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.More >>
  • Governor struck while biking says helmet saved his life

    Governor struck while biking says helmet saved his life

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:02:37 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-05-19 13:57:28 GMT
    Maine Gov. Paul LePage said a bicycle helmet saved him last fall in a crash in which he says he was hit by an uninsured driver.More >>
    Maine Gov. Paul LePage said a bicycle helmet saved him last fall in a crash in which he says he was hit by an uninsured driver.More >>
  • 'Animals'? Trump says he'll keep using term for gang members

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

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:20:00 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:57 AM EDT2018-05-19 12:57:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally and says he will keep using that term to refer to violent gang members.More >>
    President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally and says he will keep using that term to refer to violent gang members.More >>
  • Trump says spy infiltrated his campaign; lawyer casts doubt

    Trump says spy infiltrated his campaign; lawyer casts doubt

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

    Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:08:48 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:44:56 GMT
    The Senate has voted to kill the FCC repeal of "net neutrality." (Source: CNN)The Senate has voted to kill the FCC repeal of "net neutrality." (Source: CNN)

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

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

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

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

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-05-18 17:23:19 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:03:00 GMT
    The Trump administration says it's preparing to lay out its plan to work with Europeans and other countries to pressure Iran following President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal.More >>
    The Trump administration says it's preparing to lay out its plan to work with Europeans and other countries to pressure Iran following President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal.More >>
  • US readies Mideast peace plan, but threatens Palestinian aid

    US readies Mideast peace plan, but threatens Palestinian aid

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:02:35 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:25:36 GMT
    The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and...More >>
    The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and development projects in the West Bank and Gaza.More >>
  • Trump wades into California primary in hopes of boosting GOP

    Trump wades into California primary in hopes of boosting GOP

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

    Kim Davis challenger: Man whose marriage license she denied

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:16:16 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:25:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adam Beam). In this May 10, 2018, photo, David Ermold, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for Rowan County clerk, pauses as he speaks in Morehead, Ky. He wants to challenge Kim Davis, the clerk who denied him a marriage license in 2015 ...(AP Photo/Adam Beam). In this May 10, 2018, photo, David Ermold, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for Rowan County clerk, pauses as he speaks in Morehead, Ky. He wants to challenge Kim Davis, the clerk who denied him a marriage license in 2015 ...
    A gay man in Kentucky wants to run against Kim Davis, the county clerk who denied him a marriage license in 2015.More >>
    A gay man in Kentucky wants to run against Kim Davis, the county clerk who denied him a marriage license in 2015.More >>
  • The Latest: House defeats farm bill as conservatives revolt

    The Latest: House defeats farm bill as conservatives revolt

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:20:28 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:51:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrives at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018, as the conservative House Freedom Caucus threatens to hold up a final vote on the farm bill. Passage of the farm bill is...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., arrives at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018, as the conservative House Freedom Caucus threatens to hold up a final vote on the farm bill. Passage of the farm bill is...
    Conservatives have defeated a Republican farm bill that combined stricter work and job training requirements for food stamp recipients with a renewal of farm subsidies.More >>
    Conservatives have defeated a Republican farm bill that combined stricter work and job training requirements for food stamp recipients with a renewal of farm subsidies.More >>
  • Trump urges Congress to overhaul nation's prison system

    Trump urges Congress to overhaul nation's prison system

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:45 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:45:00 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:33:59 GMT
    President Donald Trump is trying to jump-start efforts in Congress to overhaul the U.S. prison system and help more former inmates successfully re-enter society.More >>
    President Donald Trump is trying to jump-start efforts in Congress to overhaul the U.S. prison system and help more former inmates successfully re-enter society.More >>
  • The Latest: Giuliani says Mueller narrows Trump questions

    The Latest: Giuliani says Mueller narrows Trump questions

    Friday, May 18 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-05-18 12:42:26 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:34:24 GMT
    Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's attorney, says the special counsel in the Russia probe has narrowed the scope of potential questions for the president.More >>
    Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's attorney, says the special counsel in the Russia probe has narrowed the scope of potential questions for the president.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump defends 'animals' comment in tweet

    The Latest: Trump defends 'animals' comment in tweet

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:20:30 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:34:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally and says he will keep using that term to refer to violent gang members.More >>
    President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally and says he will keep using that term to refer to violent gang members.More >>
  • Rule would take US funds from clinics discussing abortion

    Rule would take US funds from clinics discussing abortion

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:39 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:39:54 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:52:12 GMT
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally-funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >>
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally-funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >>
  • Democrats get giddy about a perennial target: Arizona

    Democrats get giddy about a perennial target: Arizona

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:50:22 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:45:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). In this Wednesday, May 9, 2018 photo, Arizona Democratic District 27 Chair Fern Ward, right, and Vice Chair Maritza Saenz react to a speaker during their legislative meeting in Phoenix. For a decade, Democrats have said they were ...(AP Photo/Matt York). In this Wednesday, May 9, 2018 photo, Arizona Democratic District 27 Chair Fern Ward, right, and Vice Chair Maritza Saenz react to a speaker during their legislative meeting in Phoenix. For a decade, Democrats have said they were ...
    For a decade, Democrats have said they were close to turning Arizona blue.More >>
    For a decade, Democrats have said they were close to turning Arizona blue.More >>
  • 1 year on, Robert Mueller is everywhere and nowhere

    1 year on, Robert Mueller is everywhere and nowhere

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

    CIA gets first female chief with confirmation of Gina Haspel

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:30 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:22:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...
    Gina Haspel is the new director of the CIA after the Senate voted to confirm her.More >>
    Gina Haspel is the new director of the CIA after the Senate voted to confirm her.More >>
  • Gov't approves $10B deal to overhaul VA medical records

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

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:49:48 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:42:58 GMT
    The government has signed a $10 billion deal to overhaul the electronic health records of millions of veterans.More >>
    The government has signed a $10 billion deal to overhaul the electronic health records of millions of veterans.More >>
  • White House threatens firings after McCain remark gets out

    White House threatens firings after McCain remark gets out

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:51 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:33:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018.
    A White House aide's crass remark about gravely ill Sen. John McCain has led to a push to fire those responsible for leaking that story and others about President Donald Trump's administration.More >>
    A White House aide's crass remark about gravely ill Sen. John McCain has led to a push to fire those responsible for leaking that story and others about President Donald Trump's administration.More >>
  • In film, McCain says Americans deserve more from Washington

    In film, McCain says Americans deserve more from Washington

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:39:55 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:25:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other lawmakers stop by an event on Capitol Hill during the debut a documentary film about Sen. John McCain, in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. McCain, currently awa...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other lawmakers stop by an event on Capitol Hill during the debut a documentary film about Sen. John McCain, in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. McCain, currently awa...
    Sen. John McCain ends a documentary about his life to send the message that Washington is not giving the American people the government they deserve.More >>
    Sen. John McCain ends a documentary about his life to send the message that Washington is not giving the American people the government they deserve.More >>
  • Pruitt rescinding safety rules prompted by fatal plant blast

    Pruitt rescinding safety rules prompted by fatal plant blast

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:00:13 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-05-18 12:53:27 GMT
    Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is moving to rescind some safety measures proposed after a deadly blast at a Texas fertilizer plant.More >>
    Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is moving to rescind some safety measures proposed after a deadly blast at a Texas fertilizer plant.More >>
  • Trump to deny funds to clinics that discuss abortion

    Trump to deny funds to clinics that discuss abortion

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:30:23 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 7:45 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:45:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >>
    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.More >>
  • Republican says leaders discuss votes on 2 immigration bills

    Republican says leaders discuss votes on 2 immigration bills

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:20:12 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 7:13 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:13:37 GMT
    A Republican lawmaker says GOP leaders have discussed scheduling House votes on two immigration bills as a way of ending the party's internal battle over the issue.More >>
    A Republican lawmaker says GOP leaders have discussed scheduling House votes on two immigration bills as a way of ending the party's internal battle over the issue.More >>
  • Trump responds to European criticism about reliability

    Trump responds to European criticism about reliability

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:40:40 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 5:31 AM EDT2018-05-18 09:31:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House, but the two leaders are not expected to participate in a joint news conference.More >>
    President Donald Trump is meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House, but the two leaders are not expected to participate in a joint news conference.More >>
  • Niger drone video shows US forces fighting for their lives

    Niger drone video shows US forces fighting for their lives

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:41:39 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 3:42 AM EDT2018-05-18 07:42:53 GMT
    (Department of Defense via AP). This image from video released by the Department of Defense, shows two French helicopters evacuating the U.S. service members in Niger in October 2017, after a ambush by Islamic State-linked militants. Four U.S. service ...(Department of Defense via AP). This image from video released by the Department of Defense, shows two French helicopters evacuating the U.S. service members in Niger in October 2017, after a ambush by Islamic State-linked militants. Four U.S. service ...
    Dramatic new drone video of the Niger ambush that killed four American soldiers shows U.S. forces desperately trying to escape.More >>
    Dramatic new drone video of the Niger ambush that killed four American soldiers shows U.S. forces desperately trying to escape.More >>
  • Teachers channel momentum from strikes into midterm races

    Teachers channel momentum from strikes into midterm races

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-05-17 13:29:39 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 3:12 AM EDT2018-05-18 07:12:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Melissa Daniels). Liz Leivas, co-president of Tempe Education Association, right, gathers signatures Thursday, May 10, 2018 for ballot initiate to raise the income tax on wealthy earners to fund public education. Thousands of teachers in Ariz...(AP Photo/Melissa Daniels). Liz Leivas, co-president of Tempe Education Association, right, gathers signatures Thursday, May 10, 2018 for ballot initiate to raise the income tax on wealthy earners to fund public education. Thousands of teachers in Ariz...
    As they packed up their protest signs and returned to the classroom to finish out the school year, thousands of teachers in North Carolina turned their attention to a different fight: the midterm elections.More >>
    As they packed up their protest signs and returned to the classroom to finish out the school year, thousands of teachers in North Carolina turned their attention to a different fight: the midterm elections.More >>
  • After upset Iraqi vote, US prepares to embrace a former foe

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

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:19 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:19:59 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:50:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2018, file photo, followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, seen in the poster, celebrate in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq. Fourteen years after Muqtada al-Sadr’s militias fought and killed American...(AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2018, file photo, followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, seen in the poster, celebrate in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq. Fourteen years after Muqtada al-Sadr’s militias fought and killed American...
    Fourteen years after Muqtada al-Sadr's militias fought and killed American troops who had invaded Iraq, the United States is preparing to work hand in hand with the charismatic Shiite cleric and his movement.More >>
    Fourteen years after Muqtada al-Sadr's militias fought and killed American troops who had invaded Iraq, the United States is preparing to work hand in hand with the charismatic Shiite cleric and his movement.More >>
  • Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

    Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:52:30 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-05-18 05:03:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...

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

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

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

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

    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:31:59 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:55:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. It ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, the special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 election, departs Capitol Hill following a closed door meeting in Washington. It ...
    A federal judge in Virginia has now joined the small group of Americans who know the details of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.More >>
    A federal judge in Virginia has now joined the small group of Americans who know the details of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.More >>
  • Beset by leaks, White House talks firings, not apologies

    Beset by leaks, White House talks firings, not apologies

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:49:48 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:54:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other lawmakers stop by an event on Capitol Hill during the debut a documentary film about Sen. John McCain, in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. McCain, currently awa...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other lawmakers stop by an event on Capitol Hill during the debut a documentary film about Sen. John McCain, in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. McCain, currently awa...
    The morbid joke that a West Wing aide made about a gravely ill United States senator has become a rarity in the frenetic whirlwind of news around President Donald Trump: a controversy with staying power.More >>
    The morbid joke that a West Wing aide made about a gravely ill United States senator has become a rarity in the frenetic whirlwind of news around President Donald Trump: a controversy with staying power.More >>
  • Lawmakers repel challenge to much-criticized sugar program

    Lawmakers repel challenge to much-criticized sugar program

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:09:55 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:23:14 GMT
    Food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers are squaring off against the U.S. sugar industry in a familiar battle over a program that props up sugar prices.More >>
    Food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers are squaring off against the U.S. sugar industry in a familiar battle over a program that props up sugar prices.More >>
  • Trump defends 'animals' remark, says he'll always use it

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

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:30:19 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:11 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:11:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is drawing criticism from Democrats after referring to some immigrant gang members as "animals" during a White House roundtable discussion.More >>
    President Donald Trump is drawing criticism from Democrats after referring to some immigrant gang members as "animals" during a White House roundtable discussion.More >>
  • Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

    Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:10 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:10:04 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:51:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...
    Gina Haspel is the new director of the CIA after the Senate voted to confirm her.More >>
    Gina Haspel is the new director of the CIA after the Senate voted to confirm her.More >>
  • New Niger video shows harrowing escape of US forces

    New Niger video shows harrowing escape of US forces

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:11:36 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:33 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:33:49 GMT
    (U.S. Army via AP). These images provided by the U.S. Army show, from left, Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black, 35, of Puyallup, Wash.; Staff Sgt. Jeremiah W. Johnson, 39, of Springboro, Ohio; Sgt. La David Johnson of Miami Gardens, Fla.; and Staff Sgt. Dustin ...(U.S. Army via AP). These images provided by the U.S. Army show, from left, Staff Sgt. Bryan C. Black, 35, of Puyallup, Wash.; Staff Sgt. Jeremiah W. Johnson, 39, of Springboro, Ohio; Sgt. La David Johnson of Miami Gardens, Fla.; and Staff Sgt. Dustin ...
    Dramatic new drone video of the Niger ambush that killed four American soldiers shows U.S. forces desperately trying to escape, and fighting for their lives when friendly Nigerien forces mistook them for the enemy.More >>
    Dramatic new drone video of the Niger ambush that killed four American soldiers shows U.S. forces desperately trying to escape, and fighting for their lives when friendly Nigerien forces mistook them for the enemy.More >>
  • 1 year into Russia probe, Washington is rattled, uncertain

    1 year into Russia probe, Washington is rattled, uncertain

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:30:18 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:03:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election at the Capitol in W...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election at the Capitol in W...
    A year into the probe, Robert Mueller is everywhere and nowhere at the same time.More >>
    A year into the probe, Robert Mueller is everywhere and nowhere at the same time.More >>
  • Deportation arrests show increase under Trump

    Deportation arrests show increase under Trump

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:20 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:20:10 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:41:05 GMT
    The Trump administration has made 27 percent more deportation arrests during the first half of this fiscal year than were made during the same period last fiscal year.More >>
    The Trump administration has made 27 percent more deportation arrests during the first half of this fiscal year than were made during the same period last fiscal year.More >>
  • Trump tells NK's Kim to denuclearize or risk overthrow

    Trump tells NK's Kim to denuclearize or risk overthrow

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:09:52 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:40:44 GMT
    The Pentagon says there are no plans to change or reduce the scope of the ongoing military exercises between the U.S. and South Korea that triggered an angry reaction from the North and threatens the planned summit...More >>
    The Pentagon says there are no plans to change or reduce the scope of the ongoing military exercises between the U.S. and South Korea that triggered an angry reaction from the North and threatens the planned summit with President Donald Trump next month.More >>
  • House OKs expansion of private care at VA, budget crisis fix

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

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:08:46 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:23:04 GMT
    The House is set to give veterans more leeway to see doctors outside the Department of Veterans Affairs' health system.More >>
    The House is set to give veterans more leeway to see doctors outside the Department of Veterans Affairs' health system.More >>
  • The Latest: House votes to leave US sugar program alone

    The Latest: House votes to leave US sugar program alone

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:29:48 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:29:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. GOP leaders have crafted the bill as a measure for tig...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018. GOP leaders have crafted the bill as a measure for tig...
    A key House Republican says conservative hardliners hoping to force progress on unrelated immigration issues are lining up to block passage of a major overhaul of farm subsidies and federal nutrition programs.More >>
    A key House Republican says conservative hardliners hoping to force progress on unrelated immigration issues are lining up to block passage of a major overhaul of farm subsidies and federal nutrition programs.More >>
  • Lack of paper trail a concern amid fears of election hacking

    Lack of paper trail a concern amid fears of election hacking

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-05-17 13:41:24 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:15:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - This Oct. 19, 2017, file photo shows a new voting machine which prints a paper record on display at a polling site in Conyers, Ga. Georgia officials have estimated it could cost over $100 million to adopt the mach...(AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - This Oct. 19, 2017, file photo shows a new voting machine which prints a paper record on display at a polling site in Conyers, Ga. Georgia officials have estimated it could cost over $100 million to adopt the mach...
    As the midterm congressional primaries heat up amid warnings of Russian hacking, 1 in 5 Americans will be casting their ballots on machines that do not produce a paper record of their votes.More >>
    As the midterm congressional primaries heat up amid warnings of Russian hacking, 1 in 5 Americans will be casting their ballots on machines that do not produce a paper record of their votes.More >>
  • Trump plays down prospect of successful US-China trade talks

    Trump plays down prospect of successful US-China trade talks

    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:11:57 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:09:58 GMT
    President Donald Trump is expected to meet with a top Chinese official who is in Washington for trade talks with U.S. officials.More >>
    President Donald Trump is expected to meet with a top Chinese official who is in Washington for trade talks with U.S. officials.More >>
  • Trump: If FBI spied on my campaign, 'bigger than Watergate!'

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

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:39:39 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:35:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 5, 2018 photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, applauds at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy at the Grand Hyatt in Washington. Giuliani’s decision to join President D...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 5, 2018 photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, applauds at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy at the Grand Hyatt in Washington. Giuliani’s decision to join President D...

    Giuliani said Mueller "has all the facts to make a decision" after 12 months investigating Russian meddling in the election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign.

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    Giuliani said Mueller "has all the facts to make a decision" after 12 months investigating Russian meddling in the election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign.

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

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

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:39 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:39:48 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:35:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this May 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un may have been a surprise decision. But as he prepares to sit down with the North Kor...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this May 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un may have been a surprise decision. But as he prepares to sit down with the North Kor...
    President Donald Trump and his team have a daunting to-do list to work through as they prepare for next month's expected summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
    President Donald Trump and his team have a daunting to-do list to work through as they prepare for next month's expected summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • ACLU asks court to intervene over detained asylum seekers

    ACLU asks court to intervene over detained asylum seekers

    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:00:59 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:24:44 GMT
    The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal court to intervene on behalf of asylum seekers, saying they are being unfairly detained while they await hearings before an immigration judge.More >>
    The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal court to intervene on behalf of asylum seekers, saying they are being unfairly detained while they await hearings before an immigration judge.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump defends himself against European criticism

    The Latest: Trump defends himself against European criticism

    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:00:45 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:52:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 17, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is pointing to his work to push NATO countries to increase their defense spending as he meets at the White House with the NATO leader.More >>
    President Donald Trump is pointing to his work to push NATO countries to increase their defense spending as he meets at the White House with the NATO leader.More >>
  • The Latest: Human rights groups decry confirmation of Haspel

    The Latest: Human rights groups decry confirmation of Haspel

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:33:05 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:42:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The political schism in the Democratic Party is p...
    The Senate is set to vote Thursday to confirm Gina Haspel as the first female director at the CIA.More >>
    The Senate is set to vote Thursday to confirm Gina Haspel as the first female director at the CIA.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump cites 'protections' if Kim denuclearizes

    The Latest: Trump cites 'protections' if Kim denuclearizes

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:33:12 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:43:52 GMT
    President Donald Trump is trying to address North Korea's concerns ahead of his potential summit with Kim Jong Un. Trump says that if the North Korean leader agrees to denuclearize, he will get what Trump is...More >>
    President Donald Trump is trying to address North Korea's concerns ahead of his potential summit with Kim Jong Un. Trump says that if the North Korean leader agrees to denuclearize, he will get what Trump is calling "protections.".More >>
  • Trump donates first quarter salary to VA

    Trump donates first quarter salary to VA

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:01:10 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:33:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump waves as he walks to his motorcade vehicle as he arrives at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized aft...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump waves as he walks to his motorcade vehicle as he arrives at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized aft...
    President Donald Trump is donating his first quarter salary to the Department of Veterans Affairs.More >>
    President Donald Trump is donating his first quarter salary to the Department of Veterans Affairs.More >>
  • Senate turns back attempt by Paul to force budget debate

    Senate turns back attempt by Paul to force budget debate

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:40:37 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:44:47 GMT
    The Senate has rejected an attempt by Sen. Rand Paul to force a debate on sweeping budget cuts and federal deficits that are growing despite a strong economy.More >>
    The Senate has rejected an attempt by Sen. Rand Paul to force a debate on sweeping budget cuts and federal deficits that are growing despite a strong economy.More >>
  • Warren challenger ends lawsuit over 'fake Indian' sign

    Warren challenger ends lawsuit over 'fake Indian' sign

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

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

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-05-16 13:18:52 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:26:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). In this April 17, 2017 file photo, Donald Trump Jr., the son of President Donald Trump, speaks to media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.  Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he didn’t ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). In this April 17, 2017 file photo, Donald Trump Jr., the son of President Donald Trump, speaks to media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he didn’t ...
    Donald Trump Jr. told a Senate panel that he didn't think there was anything wrong with meeting a Russian lawyer who promised dirt on Hillary Clinton ahead of the 2016 election, and that he can't recall whether he...More >>
    Donald Trump Jr. told a Senate panel that he didn't think there was anything wrong with meeting a Russian lawyer who promised dirt on Hillary Clinton ahead of the 2016 election, and that he can't recall whether he discussed the probe with his father.More >>
  • Melania Trump says she feels 'great,' thanks well-wishers

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

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:49:46 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:46:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump is seen through the window of his motorcade vehicle as he is driven to board Martine One at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, en route to Washington. ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump is seen through the window of his motorcade vehicle as he is driven to board Martine One at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, en route to Washington. ...
    Melania Trump says she feels "great" after a kidney procedure.More >>
    Melania Trump says she feels "great" after a kidney procedure.More >>
  • Ethics director forwards concerns to DOJ over Cohen payment

    Ethics director forwards concerns to DOJ over Cohen payment

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:20:42 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:46:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.

    The head of the nation's ethics office on Wednesday questioned why Trump didn't include this in his previous year's sworn disclosure and passed along his concerns to federal prosecutors.

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    The head of the nation's ethics office on Wednesday questioned why Trump didn't include this in his previous year's sworn disclosure and passed along his concerns to federal prosecutors.

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  • AP analysis shows how Bill Gates influences education policy

    AP analysis shows how Bill Gates influences education policy

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:08 AM EDT2018-05-16 06:08:34 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:03:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, file). FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2018 file photo, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda take part in an AP interview in Kirkland, Wash. Gates' non-profit Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given about $44 million...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, file). FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2018 file photo, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda take part in an AP interview in Kirkland, Wash. Gates' non-profit Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given about $44 million...
    Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions on American classrooms.More >>
    Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions on American classrooms.More >>
  • Trump says 'no folding' in trade negotiations with China

    Trump says 'no folding' in trade negotiations with China

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-05-16 13:59:08 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:27 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:27:15 GMT
    President Donald Trump says there has been "no folding" in his trade negotiations with China, as he addresses his efforts to help a Chinese telecommunications company that violated U.S. sanctions.More >>
    President Donald Trump says there has been "no folding" in his trade negotiations with China, as he addresses his efforts to help a Chinese telecommunications company that violated U.S. sanctions.More >>
  • Trump disclosure of Cohen payment raises new legal questions

    Trump disclosure of Cohen payment raises new legal questions

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:21:04 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:18:21 GMT
    Trump's disclosure, which includes all of 2017 and part of 2018, is being closely watched to see whether it will disclose the $130,000 paid to porn star Stormy Daniels on his behalf by his attorney Michael Cohen. (Source: White House)Trump's disclosure, which includes all of 2017 and part of 2018, is being closely watched to see whether it will disclose the $130,000 paid to porn star Stormy Daniels on his behalf by his attorney Michael Cohen. (Source: White House)

    Trump's disclosure, which includes all of 2017 and part of 2018, is being closely watched to see whether it will disclose the $130,000 paid to porn star Stormy Daniels on his behalf by his attorney Michael Cohen.

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    Trump's disclosure, which includes all of 2017 and part of 2018, is being closely watched to see whether it will disclose the $130,000 paid to porn star Stormy Daniels on his behalf by his attorney Michael Cohen.

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  • In veiled shot at Trump, Tillerson warns democracy at risk

    In veiled shot at Trump, Tillerson warns democracy at risk

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-05-16 18:23:36 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-05-17 13:52:20 GMT
    In veiled shot at Trump, Tillerson warns American freedom, democracy at risk.More >>
    In veiled shot at Trump, Tillerson warns American freedom, democracy at risk.More >>
  • Trump to sign order to reform US infrastructure technology

    Trump to sign order to reform US infrastructure technology

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:18:10 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:54 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:54:49 GMT
    President Donald Trump is signing an executive order to try to reform the federal government's confounding information technology structure.More >>
    President Donald Trump is signing an executive order to try to reform the federal government's confounding information technology structure.More >>
  • Trump rails against California for its immigration policies

    Trump rails against California for its immigration policies

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:48:44 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:43 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:43:24 GMT
    Trump referred to some who cross the border illegally as "animals," not people. (Source: AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Trump referred to some who cross the border illegally as "animals," not people. (Source: AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    President Donald Trump is hammering California for its sanctuary policies in his latest push to resist the "resistance" to his presidency.

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    President Donald Trump is hammering California for its sanctuary policies in his latest push to resist the "resistance" to his presidency.

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  • Trump Indonesia project gets Chinese government partner

    Trump Indonesia project gets Chinese government partner

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:29:25 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-05-17 12:10:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.
    A Chinese government-owned company has signed on to build a theme park in Indonesia that also features a Trump hotel and condos.More >>
    A Chinese government-owned company has signed on to build a theme park in Indonesia that also features a Trump hotel and condos.More >>
  • Democrats hope net neutrality issue will win votes this fall

    Democrats hope net neutrality issue will win votes this fall

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:19:35 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-05-17 05:52:39 GMT

    Democrats say their push will energize young voters who are tech savvy and value unfettered access to the internet.

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    Democrats say their push will energize young voters who are tech savvy and value unfettered access to the internet.

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

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

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:29:17 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:43:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump greets Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump greets Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. hasn't "heard anything" about North Korea's threat to cancel his planned summit with Kim Jong Un next month.More >>
    President Donald Trump says the U.S. hasn't "heard anything" about North Korea's threat to cancel his planned summit with Kim Jong Un next month.More >>
  • Liberal tilt in some primaries a sign of Democratic fervor

    Liberal tilt in some primaries a sign of Democratic fervor

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

    GOP pushes for speedy confirmation vote for CIA nominee

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:21:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:42:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this May 9, 2018 photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a letter Tuesday to the top Democrat on the Senate I...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this May 9, 2018 photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a letter Tuesday to the top Democrat on the Senate I...

    The day before Wednesday's committee vote, three Democrats said they'd back her shortly after she toughened her stance against harsh interrogation.

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    The day before Wednesday's committee vote, three Democrats said they'd back her shortly after she toughened her stance against harsh interrogation.

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

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

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:28:36 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:20 PM EDT2018-05-17 00:20:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In a Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 file photo, Donald Trump Jr., son of President-elect Donald Trump, walks from the elevator at Trump Tower, in New York.  Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In a Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 file photo, Donald Trump Jr., son of President-elect Donald Trump, walks from the elevator at Trump Tower, in New York. Donald Trump Jr. told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he ...
    Donald Trump Jr. says doesn't remember a lot when it comes to the circumstances around a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with a Russian attorney.More >>
    Donald Trump Jr. says doesn't remember a lot when it comes to the circumstances around a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with a Russian attorney.More >>
  • Liberal tilt in some primaries a sign of Democratic fervor

    Liberal tilt in some primaries a sign of Democratic fervor

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:11:18 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-05-17 00:11:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Democratic 2nd District House candidate Kara Eastman is hugged by her campaign manager Ben Onkka, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, as she holds a slim lead over Brad Ashford in the primary election. Omaha-area voters are s...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). Democratic 2nd District House candidate Kara Eastman is hugged by her campaign manager Ben Onkka, in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, as she holds a slim lead over Brad Ashford in the primary election. Omaha-area voters are s...
    Democratic voters are choosing decidedly liberal candidates in some primary elections for House races viewed as key to the congressional majority.More >>
    Democratic voters are choosing decidedly liberal candidates in some primary elections for House races viewed as key to the congressional majority.More >>
  • The Latest: House agrees to expand private care for veterans

    The Latest: House agrees to expand private care for veterans

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:59:27 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:22:11 GMT
    House votes to give veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system.More >>
    House votes to give veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system.More >>
  • The Latest: Pence reports pension plan, football tickets

    The Latest: Pence reports pension plan, football tickets

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:59:28 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:02:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during the 37th annual National Peace Officers Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump has filed a financial disclosure report that reveals a payment to his personal attorney, Michael Cohen.More >>
    President Donald Trump has filed a financial disclosure report that reveals a payment to his personal attorney, Michael Cohen.More >>
  • Pompeo extols 'America's essential rightness' at State Dept.

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

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:12:20 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:02:48 GMT
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo extols 'America's essential rightness' in State Department pep talk.More >>
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo extols 'America's essential rightness' in State Department pep talk.More >>
  • Trump pays return visit to recovering first lady at hospital

    Trump pays return visit to recovering first lady at hospital

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-05-15 04:24:24 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:01:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). In this May 7, 2018 photo, First lady Melania Trump speaks on her initiatives during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.  The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized after undergoing a procedure ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). In this May 7, 2018 photo, First lady Melania Trump speaks on her initiatives during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized after undergoing a procedure ...

    White House officials say first lady Melania Trump is expected to remain hospitalized for the rest of the week following a "long-planned" procedure to treat a benign kidney condition.

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    White House officials say first lady Melania Trump is expected to remain hospitalized for the rest of the week following a "long-planned" procedure to treat a benign kidney condition.

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

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

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:13:36 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:49:43 GMT
    The Senate has voted to kill the FCC repeal of "net neutrality." (Source: CNN)The Senate has voted to kill the FCC repeal of "net neutrality." (Source: CNN)

    The Senate has voted to kill a Federal Communications Commission rule that repealed the Obama administration's ban on internet providers blocking or slowing down certain content.

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    The Senate has voted to kill a Federal Communications Commission rule that repealed the Obama administration's ban on internet providers blocking or slowing down certain content.

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

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

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 8:14 AM EDT2018-05-15 12:14:48 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:41:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2016, file photo, a son, at right, holds his mother's hand at her nursing home in Michigan. Most young adults haven’t given much thought to their own needs as they get older, but a significant nu...(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2016, file photo, a son, at right, holds his mother's hand at her nursing home in Michigan. Most young adults haven’t given much thought to their own needs as they get older, but a significant nu...
    Most young adults haven't given much thought to their own needs as they get older, but a significant number are already providing long-term care for older loved ones.More >>
    Most young adults haven't given much thought to their own needs as they get older, but a significant number are already providing long-term care for older loved ones.More >>
  • The Latest: Arizona's Flake opposes Haspel for CIA chief

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

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:49 AM EDT2018-05-16 13:49:00 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:40:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this May 9, 2018 photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a letter Tuesday to the top Democrat on the Senate I...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this May 9, 2018 photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a letter Tuesday to the top Democrat on the Senate I...

    The Senate intelligence committee has recommended that the full Senate confirm President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the CIA.

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    The Senate intelligence committee has recommended that the full Senate confirm President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the CIA.

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  • The Latest: GOP leaders warn against immigration roll calls

    The Latest: GOP leaders warn against immigration roll calls

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:00:59 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:32:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson, left, listensas President Donald Trump speaks to California Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White Hou...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson, left, listensas President Donald Trump speaks to California Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White Hou...
    House GOP leaders are warning rebellious Republicans that forcing roll calls on immigration could damage the party by weakening conservatives' enthusiasm for voting in this fall's midterm elections.More >>
    House GOP leaders are warning rebellious Republicans that forcing roll calls on immigration could damage the party by weakening conservatives' enthusiasm for voting in this fall's midterm elections.More >>
  • Sanctuary cities could get boost from sports betting ruling

    Sanctuary cities could get boost from sports betting ruling

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:08:58 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:43:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). A man watches a baseball game in the sports book at the South Point hotel-casino, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Las Vegas. The Supreme Court on Monday gave its go-ahead for states to allow gambling on sports across the nation, striki...(AP Photo/John Locher). A man watches a baseball game in the sports book at the South Point hotel-casino, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Las Vegas. The Supreme Court on Monday gave its go-ahead for states to allow gambling on sports across the nation, striki...
    Supreme Court's decision striking down a federal law over sports betting could signal trouble for the Trump administration in its legal fight against so-called sanctuary states and cities.More >>
    Supreme Court's decision striking down a federal law over sports betting could signal trouble for the Trump administration in its legal fight against so-called sanctuary states and cities.More >>
  • Email challenges Pruitt account on motorcade lights, siren

    Email challenges Pruitt account on motorcade lights, siren

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:21:01 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:11:53 GMT
    The occasion would normally be a routine budget hearing for an agency head, but senators are expected to press Pruitt on his lavish spending, first-class travel and security, among other issues. (Source: epa.gov)The occasion would normally be a routine budget hearing for an agency head, but senators are expected to press Pruitt on his lavish spending, first-class travel and security, among other issues. (Source: epa.gov)

    The occasion would normally be a routine budget hearing for an agency head, but senators are expected to press Pruitt on his lavish spending, first-class travel and security, among other issues.

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    The occasion would normally be a routine budget hearing for an agency head, but senators are expected to press Pruitt on his lavish spending, first-class travel and security, among other issues.

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  • US, Qatar, Gulf nations join to bolster Hezbollah sanctions

    US, Qatar, Gulf nations join to bolster Hezbollah sanctions

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:39:37 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:12:58 GMT
    Qatar and its adversaries in the Persian Gulf crisis have finally agreed to do something together: join the U.S. in placing terror sanctions on the Iranian ally Hezbollah.More >>
    Qatar and its adversaries in the Persian Gulf crisis have finally agreed to do something together: join the U.S. in placing terror sanctions on the Iranian ally Hezbollah.More >>
  • Trump meets with Uzbekistan president to talk Afghanistan

    Trump meets with Uzbekistan president to talk Afghanistan

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

    The Latest: Trump, Uzbekistan president talk Afghanistan

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:58:43 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:03:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump meets Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump meets Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump meets with Uzbekistan's president at the White House, says the U.S. is working closely with the Asian country on trade and military cooperation.More >>
    President Donald Trump meets with Uzbekistan's president at the White House, says the U.S. is working closely with the Asian country on trade and military cooperation.More >>
  • Virginia Republicans at odds - and throats - in Trump era

    Virginia Republicans at odds - and throats - in Trump era

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:29:48 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-16 18:33:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo Republican primary senatorial candidate Corey Stewart, right, gestures as Del. Nick Freitas listens during a debate at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.  The vicious tenor of the 2016...(AP Photo/Steve Helber). FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo Republican primary senatorial candidate Corey Stewart, right, gestures as Del. Nick Freitas listens during a debate at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. The vicious tenor of the 2016...
    The vicious tenor of the 2016 GOP presidential primary is being matched by Virginia's raucous congressional primaries.More >>
    The vicious tenor of the 2016 GOP presidential primary is being matched by Virginia's raucous congressional primaries.More >>
  • The Latest: Pruitt denies aide shopped bad press about Zinke

    The Latest: Pruitt denies aide shopped bad press about Zinke

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:38:39 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-05-16 17:21:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, accompanied by Chairman Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, center, and a member of his security, left, arrives to testify before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on budget...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, accompanied by Chairman Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, center, and a member of his security, left, arrives to testify before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on budget...
    A top Republican senator worries that the ethical cloud hanging over President Donald Trump's top environmental official is overshadowing the administration's pro-business regulatory moves.More >>
    A top Republican senator worries that the ethical cloud hanging over President Donald Trump's top environmental official is overshadowing the administration's pro-business regulatory moves.More >>
  • EU official insists nuclear deal with Iran must prevail

    EU official insists nuclear deal with Iran must prevail

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:48 AM EDT2018-05-16 12:48:45 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:19:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, Pool). From left, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maa,  European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Dria, and Britain's Foreign Minister Bor...(AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, Pool). From left, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maa, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Dria, and Britain's Foreign Minister Bor...
    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says that all efforts must be made to keep the Iran nuclear agreement alive despite the U.S. pullout because "to end the deal would gravely threaten the peace and...More >>
    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says that all efforts must be made to keep the Iran nuclear agreement alive despite the U.S. pullout because "to end the deal would gravely threaten the peace and security in this tumultuous region.".More >>
  • Judges hear arguments, ask questions on immigration program

    Judges hear arguments, ask questions on immigration program

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 3:14 AM EDT2018-05-15 07:14:38 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:05:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2017, file photo, Judy Weatherly, a supporter of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) holds up a sign during a protest outside of the Federal Building in San Francisco. The Trump adminis...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2017, file photo, Judy Weatherly, a supporter of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) holds up a sign during a protest outside of the Federal Building in San Francisco. The Trump adminis...

    The Trump administration said it was forced to act because Texas and other states threatened to sue, raising the prospect of a chaotic end to the program.

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    The Trump administration said it was forced to act because Texas and other states threatened to sue, raising the prospect of a chaotic end to the program.

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  • The Latest: Trump celebrates Barletta, Fischer primary wins

    The Latest: Trump celebrates Barletta, Fischer primary wins

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:51:36 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:52:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Paul Mango, Republican candidate for Pennsylvania Governor, campaigns in Canonsburg, Pa. Monday, May 14, 2018, the day before the Pennsylvania primary where he faces two other Republicans, Scott Wagner and Laura Ellsworth.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Paul Mango, Republican candidate for Pennsylvania Governor, campaigns in Canonsburg, Pa. Monday, May 14, 2018, the day before the Pennsylvania primary where he faces two other Republicans, Scott Wagner and Laura Ellsworth.

    Polls have closed across Pennsylvania, one of four states holding primary elections Tuesday.

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    Polls have closed across Pennsylvania, one of four states holding primary elections Tuesday.

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  • HHS considering housing immigrant children at military bases

    HHS considering housing immigrant children at military bases

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:52:17 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:13:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies to the Senate Homeland Security Committee, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies to the Senate Homeland Security Committee, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

    Health and Human Services takes custody of children who cross the border alone within 48 hours, as well as children who are separated from their families when their parents are charged with crimes or the child's welfare is in doubt.

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    Health and Human Services takes custody of children who cross the border alone within 48 hours, as well as children who are separated from their families when their parents are charged with crimes or the child's welfare is in doubt.

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  • Giuliani's confusing media statements may hurt his business

    Giuliani's confusing media statements may hurt his business

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:29:46 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:13:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 5, 2018 photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, applauds at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy at the Grand Hyatt in Washington. Giuliani’s decision to join President D...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 5, 2018 photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, applauds at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy at the Grand Hyatt in Washington. Giuliani’s decision to join President D...
    Giuliani's decision to join Trump's legal team could backfire if potential clients of his international consulting business view him as too erratic and go elsewhere for representation.More >>
    Giuliani's decision to join Trump's legal team could backfire if potential clients of his international consulting business view him as too erratic and go elsewhere for representation.More >>
  • Lawyer: Ex-CIA employee in leak probe 'deeply saddened'

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

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:40 AM EDT2018-05-16 05:40:12 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-05-16 14:04:11 GMT
    Lawyer says former CIA employee is "deeply saddened" he could face espionage charges from leak of cyber hacking tools.More >>
    Lawyer says former CIA employee is "deeply saddened" he could face espionage charges from leak of cyber hacking tools.More >>
  • Judge: Special counsel had authority to prosecute Manafort

    Judge: Special counsel had authority to prosecute Manafort

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-05-15 21:24:03 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:35 AM EDT2018-05-16 12:35:03 GMT
    A federal judge rejected former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's request to dismiss the criminal case against him. (Source: CNN)A federal judge rejected former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's request to dismiss the criminal case against him. (Source: CNN)
    A federal judge rejected former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's request to dismiss the criminal case against him. (Source: CNN)A federal judge rejected former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's request to dismiss the criminal case against him. (Source: CNN)

    A federal judge in Washington says special counsel Robert Mueller was working within his authority when he brought charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman.

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    A federal judge in Washington says special counsel Robert Mueller was working within his authority when he brought charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman.

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  • The Latest: Trump visits first lady at Walter Reed hospital

    The Latest: Trump visits first lady at Walter Reed hospital

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-05-15 13:05:17 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-05-16 12:31:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). In this May 7, 2018 photo, First lady Melania Trump speaks on her initiatives during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.  The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized after undergoing a procedure ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). In this May 7, 2018 photo, First lady Melania Trump speaks on her initiatives during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalized after undergoing a procedure ...
    President Donald Trump tweets his wife, Melania, will remain hospitalized for two to three days, recuperating for undisclosed, noncancerous kidney condition.More >>
    President Donald Trump tweets his wife, Melania, will remain hospitalized for two to three days, recuperating for undisclosed, noncancerous kidney condition.More >>
  • US firms seek tariff relief as US and China try to mend rift

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

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:38:49 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:18 AM EDT2018-05-16 11:18:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2018 file photo, packets of raw soybeans are placed on a table at a U.S. soybean company's booth at the international soybean exhibition in Shanghai, China. With the threat of tariffs and counter-tar...(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2018 file photo, packets of raw soybeans are placed on a table at a U.S. soybean company's booth at the international soybean exhibition in Shanghai, China. With the threat of tariffs and counter-tar...
    US companies seek relief from tariffs and U.S., Chinese negotiators meet to find end to trade dispute.More >>
    US companies seek relief from tariffs and U.S., Chinese negotiators meet to find end to trade dispute.More >>
  • Lawyer: Ex-CIA employee in leak probe 'deeply saddened'

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

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:19:22 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-05-16 06:30:05 GMT
    Lawyer says former CIA employee listed by the government as a target in its probe of a massive leak of cyber hacking tools is "deeply saddened" he could face espionage charges.More >>
    Lawyer says former CIA employee listed by the government as a target in its probe of a massive leak of cyber hacking tools is "deeply saddened" he could face espionage charges.More >>
  • Nebraska Democrats pick Raybould to face GOP Sen. Fischer

    Nebraska Democrats pick Raybould to face GOP Sen. Fischer

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

    Lawmakers press Missouri governor probe despite dropped case

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-05-15 04:26:23 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-05-16 05:23:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens listens to a question during an interview in his office at the Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo., where discussed having an extramarital affair before ta...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens listens to a question during an interview in his office at the Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo., where discussed having an extramarital affair before ta...

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' attorneys say the invasion-of-privacy case was crumbling under lack of evidence when the charge was dropped.

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    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' attorneys say the invasion-of-privacy case was crumbling under lack of evidence when the charge was dropped.

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  • CIA nominee toughens interrogation stance, picks up support

    CIA nominee toughens interrogation stance, picks up support

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-05-15 16:36:52 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-05-16 05:20:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this May 9, 2018 photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a letter Tuesday to the top Democrat on the Senate I...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this May 9, 2018 photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a letter Tuesday to the top Democrat on the Senate I...
    President Donald Trump's pick to head CIA, Gina Haspel, says the agency's enhanced interrogation program "is not one the CIA should have undertaken.".More >>
    President Donald Trump's pick to head CIA, Gina Haspel, says the agency's enhanced interrogation program "is not one the CIA should have undertaken.".More >>
  • Ex-CIA employee probed over leak likely facing new charges

    Ex-CIA employee probed over leak likely facing new charges

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

    Homeland Security boss defends separating immigrant families

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:46:01 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-05-16 05:11:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies to the Senate Homeland Security Committee, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies to the Senate Homeland Security Committee, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    The head of the Homeland Security Department is defending the Trump administration's method of separating children from their parents when the family is being prosecuted for entering the U.S. illegally.More >>
    The head of the Homeland Security Department is defending the Trump administration's method of separating children from their parents when the family is being prosecuted for entering the U.S. illegally.More >>
  • US intensifies pressure on Iran, sanctioning central banker

    US intensifies pressure on Iran, sanctioning central banker

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-05-15 15:17:22 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:45:16 GMT
    The Trump administration is designating the head of Iran's central bank as a terrorist and hitting him with sanctions intended to further isolate Iran from the global financial system.More >>
    The Trump administration is designating the head of Iran's central bank as a terrorist and hitting him with sanctions intended to further isolate Iran from the global financial system.More >>
  • Nebraska Democrats pick Raybould to face GOP Sen. Fischer

    Nebraska Democrats pick Raybould to face GOP Sen. Fischer

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:03:48 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:38:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this April 8, 2014, file photo, Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., talks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nebraska voters on Tue...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this April 8, 2014, file photo, Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., talks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nebraska voters on Tue...
    Sen. Deb Fischer has notched an easy Republican primary victory over four other GOP candidates, some of whom argued she wasn't conservative enough for deep-red Nebraska.More >>
    Sen. Deb Fischer has notched an easy Republican primary victory over four other GOP candidates, some of whom argued she wasn't conservative enough for deep-red Nebraska.More >>
  • Stormy Daniels' crowdfunding raises transparency questions

    Stormy Daniels' crowdfunding raises transparency questions

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-05-15 18:33:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:04:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). In this April 16, 2018 file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels, whose given name is Stephanie Clifford, and her attorney Michael Avenatti talk to reporters outside federal court in New York City. The hundreds of th...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). In this April 16, 2018 file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels, whose given name is Stephanie Clifford, and her attorney Michael Avenatti talk to reporters outside federal court in New York City. The hundreds of th...
    Stormy Daniels' unusual method of crowdfunding legal fees in her case against President Donald Trump raises transparency questions about who is actually supporting the legal fight.More >>
    Stormy Daniels' unusual method of crowdfunding legal fees in her case against President Donald Trump raises transparency questions about who is actually supporting the legal fight.More >>
  • Nebraska Sen. Fischer easily wins Republican primary

    Nebraska Sen. Fischer easily wins Republican primary

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-05-15 04:26:06 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-05-16 03:51:28 GMT
    Nebraska voters on Tuesday will pick US Senate nominees for both parties out of crowded fields of candidates who hope to claim the seat held by incumbent Republican Deb Fischer.More >>
    Nebraska voters on Tuesday will pick US Senate nominees for both parties out of crowded fields of candidates who hope to claim the seat held by incumbent Republican Deb Fischer.More >>
  • 4 states decide primaries; Trump's Senate pick wins in Pa.

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

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-05-15 04:25:19 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-05-16 03:48:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Paul Mango, Republican candidate for Pennsylvania Governor, campaigns in Canonsburg, Pa. Monday, May 14, 2018, the day before the Pennsylvania primary where he faces two other Republicans, Scott Wagner and Laura Ellsworth.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Paul Mango, Republican candidate for Pennsylvania Governor, campaigns in Canonsburg, Pa. Monday, May 14, 2018, the day before the Pennsylvania primary where he faces two other Republicans, Scott Wagner and Laura Ellsworth.
    New district map prompts Pennsylvania primary scramble while Trump hopes his luck continues with Senate pick.More >>
    New district map prompts Pennsylvania primary scramble while Trump hopes his luck continues with Senate pick.More >>
  • GOP senators lunch with Trump, don't bring up McCain remark

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

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-05-15 04:26:38 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:32 PM EDT2018-05-16 03:32:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump waves to members of the media as he walks across the South Lawn to board Marine One at the White House in Washington, Monday, May 14, 2018, for a short trip to Walter Reed National Military Medical Cente...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump waves to members of the media as he walks across the South Lawn to board Marine One at the White House in Washington, Monday, May 14, 2018, for a short trip to Walter Reed National Military Medical Cente...
    Trump's Capitol Hill lunch with Senate Republicans comes as the White House and its GOP allies try to coalesce around a political message ahead of the midterm elections.More >>
    Trump's Capitol Hill lunch with Senate Republicans comes as the White House and its GOP allies try to coalesce around a political message ahead of the midterm elections.More >>
  • The Latest: Ex-CIA employee in leak probe 'deeply saddened'

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

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:52:08 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:28 PM EDT2018-05-16 03:28:54 GMT
    A New York prosecutor is expecting a grand jury to act within weeks against a former CIA employee who is jailed on child pornography charges but may face charges in a massive leak of cyber hacking tools.More >>
    A New York prosecutor is expecting a grand jury to act within weeks against a former CIA employee who is jailed on child pornography charges but may face charges in a massive leak of cyber hacking tools.More >>
  • Trump submits financial disclosure; release expected soon

    Trump submits financial disclosure; release expected soon

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:29:41 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-05-16 02:59:21 GMT
    President Donald Trump has submitted his annual financial disclosure to the U.S. Office of Government Ethics and it is expected to be released publicly in the coming days.More >>
    President Donald Trump has submitted his annual financial disclosure to the U.S. Office of Government Ethics and it is expected to be released publicly in the coming days.More >>
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  • For Robert Indiana, 'LOVE' was a complicated relationship

    For Robert Indiana, 'LOVE' was a complicated relationship

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:03:16 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:17:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Joel Page, File). FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2009, file photo, artist Robert Indiana poses at his studio in Vinalhaven, Maine. Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series, died from respiratory failure Saturday, May 19, 2018, at his home in Ma...(AP Photo/Joel Page, File). FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2009, file photo, artist Robert Indiana poses at his studio in Vinalhaven, Maine. Indiana, best known for his 1960s LOVE series, died from respiratory failure Saturday, May 19, 2018, at his home in Ma...
    Artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s 'LOVE' series, has died at his home in Maine.More >>
    Artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s 'LOVE' series, has died at his home in Maine.More >>
  • Woman accuses R. Kelly of sex abuse, giving her herpes

    Woman accuses R. Kelly of sex abuse, giving her herpes

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:52:38 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:16:53 GMT
    A woman has filed a lawsuit in New York against R. Kelly, claiming the singer sexually assaulted her, locked her in rooms for punishment and infected her with herpes; his representatives have not responded to...More >>
    A woman has filed a lawsuit in New York against R. Kelly, claiming the singer sexually assaulted her, locked her in rooms for punishment and infected her with herpes; his representatives have not responded to comment requests.More >>
  • Sony buys most of EMI Music, to spend $9B on image sensors

    Sony buys most of EMI Music, to spend $9B on image sensors

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:52:16 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:16:32 GMT
    Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. is investing $9 billion mostly in image sensors over the next three years and acquiring a bigger stake in EMI Music Publishing.More >>
    Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. is investing $9 billion mostly in image sensors over the next three years and acquiring a bigger stake in EMI Music Publishing.More >>
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