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  • Trump administration to propose 'association health plans'

    Trump administration to propose 'association health plans'

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:53:39 GMT
    Trump administration prepares to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people.More >
    Trump administration prepares to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people.More >
  • South Korea says US drills suspended to aid talks with North

    South Korea says US drills suspended to aid talks with North

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:53:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A photo showing U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is displayed as a member of People's Democratic Party stands to oppose military exercises between the United States and South Korea near the U.S....(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A photo showing U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is displayed as a member of People's Democratic Party stands to oppose military exercises between the United States and South Korea near the U.S....
    South Korea says a joint military exercise scheduled with the U.S. has been suspended to support ongoing talks both countries have with North Korea.More >
    South Korea says a joint military exercise scheduled with the U.S. has been suspended to support ongoing talks both countries have with North Korea.More >
  • Trump defiant despite rising outrage over border separations

    Trump defiant despite rising outrage over border separations

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:53:30 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cage...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cage...
    Trump defends without apology his administration's border policies despite rising outrage over separation of migrant children and parents.More >
    Trump defends without apology his administration's border policies despite rising outrage over separation of migrant children and parents.More >
  • Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

    Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:53:20 GMT
    The White House is establishing a new policy for reducing satellite clutter in space.More >
    The White House is establishing a new policy for reducing satellite clutter in space.More >
  • Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report

    Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:53:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, left, and FBI Director Christopher Wray wait to testify as the Senate Judiciary Committee examines the internal report of the FBI's Clinton email probe and the role ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, left, and FBI Director Christopher Wray wait to testify as the Senate Judiciary Committee examines the internal report of the FBI's Clinton email probe and the role ...
    The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the Justice Department has a "serious credibility problem.".More >
    The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the Justice Department has a "serious credibility problem.".More >
  • Border separations ripple through midterm campaigns

    Border separations ripple through midterm campaigns

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:52:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Immigrant children play outside a former Job Corps site that now houses them, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. It is not known if the children crossed the border as unaccompanied minors or were separated from family me...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Immigrant children play outside a former Job Corps site that now houses them, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. It is not known if the children crossed the border as unaccompanied minors or were separated from family me...
    Searing images of children detained at the southern border are roiling politics ahead of midterm elections.More >
    Searing images of children detained at the southern border are roiling politics ahead of midterm elections.More >
  • Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy

    Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:52:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Tr...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Tr...

    Calls are mounting for President Trump to end family separations at the border ahead of a meeting with House Republicans.

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    Calls are mounting for President Trump to end family separations at the border ahead of a meeting with House Republicans.

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  • High court decision extends legal battle over gerrymandering

    High court decision extends legal battle over gerrymandering

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:52:43 GMT
    The Supreme Court's decision to avoid a definitive ruling about partisan gerrymandering shifts the focus to other states, most notably North Carolina.More >
    The Supreme Court's decision to avoid a definitive ruling about partisan gerrymandering shifts the focus to other states, most notably North Carolina.More >
  • 'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

    'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:52:38 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...
    An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their...More >
    An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.More >
  • US urges Russia to release political and religious prisoners

    US urges Russia to release political and religious prisoners

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:51 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:51:44 GMT
    The Trump administration says it's "deeply concerned" by a growing number of political and religious prisoners held by Russia.More >
    The Trump administration says it's "deeply concerned" by a growing number of political and religious prisoners held by Russia.More >
  • Pentagon suspends August military drills with South Korea

    Pentagon suspends August military drills with South Korea

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:51 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:51:36 GMT
    There have been no decisions made on any other military exercises with South Korea.There have been no decisions made on any other military exercises with South Korea.

    The Pentagon says it has formally suspended a major military exercise planned for August with South Korea, a much anticipated move stemming from President Donald Trump's nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim...

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    The Pentagon says it has formally suspended a major military exercise planned for August with South Korea, a much anticipated move stemming from President Donald Trump's nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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  • Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in several states

    Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in several states

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:24:27 GMT
    Voters in a number of states will be deciding this year whether to change the redistricting process for congressional and state legislative seats, to make the process less partisan.More >
    Voters in a number of states will be deciding this year whether to change the redistricting process for congressional and state legislative seats, to make the process less partisan.More >
  • Acting drug enforcement chief set to retire at end of month

    Acting drug enforcement chief set to retire at end of month

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:14:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2017, file photo, Drug Enforcement Administration Acting Administrator Robert Patterson speaks at a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. A spokeswoman for the Drug Enforcement ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2017, file photo, Drug Enforcement Administration Acting Administrator Robert Patterson speaks at a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. A spokeswoman for the Drug Enforcement ...
    A spokeswoman for the Drug Enforcement Administration says the agency's acting administrator will be retiring at the end of June.More >
    A spokeswoman for the Drug Enforcement Administration says the agency's acting administrator will be retiring at the end of June.More >
  • Recording of crying children at border adds to outrage

    Recording of crying children at border adds to outrage

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:13:29 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...
    Politicians and advocates are flocking to the U.S.-Mexico border to visit immigration detention centers and turn up the pressure on the White House amid a growing uproar Monday over its policy of separating...More >
    Politicians and advocates are flocking to the U.S.-Mexico border to visit immigration detention centers and turn up the pressure on the White House amid a growing uproar Monday over its policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.More >
  • Democratic ad slams Hawley over allegations against donor

    Democratic ad slams Hawley over allegations against donor

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:52:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In a Friday, May 25, 2018 file photo, Missouri Attorney General and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley takes questions from the media after touring the POET Biorefining ethanol plant, in Macon, Mo. A Dem...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In a Friday, May 25, 2018 file photo, Missouri Attorney General and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley takes questions from the media after touring the POET Biorefining ethanol plant, in Macon, Mo. A Dem...
    A Democratic political action committee is targeting Republican Missouri Senate candidate Josh Hawley over allegations of play to play that involve a past top donor.More >
    A Democratic political action committee is targeting Republican Missouri Senate candidate Josh Hawley over allegations of play to play that involve a past top donor.More >
  • All 5 first ladies speak out on family separations at border

    All 5 first ladies speak out on family separations at border

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:46:35 GMT
    (AP Photo). This combination photo shows, from left, Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama, Melania Trump, Rosalynn Carter and Laura Bush, who have independently expressed their concern about migrant children being torn from parents at the Mexico border.(AP Photo). This combination photo shows, from left, Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama, Melania Trump, Rosalynn Carter and Laura Bush, who have independently expressed their concern about migrant children being torn from parents at the Mexico border.
    All 5 first ladies speak out on family separations at border in an unusual united political front expressing horror at children taken from parents.More >
    All 5 first ladies speak out on family separations at border in an unusual united political front expressing horror at children taken from parents.More >
  • The Latest: Trump defiant amid criticism over separations

    The Latest: Trump defiant amid criticism over separations

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:46:23 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cage...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cage...
    Trump defends without apology his administration's border policies despite rising outrage over separation of migrant children and parents.More >
    Trump defends without apology his administration's border policies despite rising outrage over separation of migrant children and parents.More >
  • Supreme Court leaves door open to curbing partisan districts

    Supreme Court leaves door open to curbing partisan districts

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:45:50 GMT
    The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party. (Source: CNN)The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party. (Source: CNN)

    The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party.

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    The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party.

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  • The Latest: China calls new Trump tariff threat 'blackmail'

    The Latest: China calls new Trump tariff threat 'blackmail'

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:42:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at an Economic Club of Detroit luncheon at Ford Field in Detroit, Monday, June 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at an Economic Club of Detroit luncheon at Ford Field in Detroit, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports.More >
    President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports.More >
  • States' redistricting plans facing challenges in court

    States' redistricting plans facing challenges in court

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:36:55 GMT
    Gerrymandering has led to court fights in a number of states.More >
    Gerrymandering has led to court fights in a number of states.More >
  • Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

    Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:34:20 GMT
    (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration policy and law enforcement actions at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, June 15, 2018.(Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration policy and law enforcement actions at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, June 15, 2018.

    Nearly 2,000 children were separated from their families over a six-week period in April and May after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new "zero-tolerance" policy that refers all cases of illegal entry for criminal prosecution.

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    Nearly 2,000 children were separated from their families over a six-week period in April and May after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new "zero-tolerance" policy that refers all cases of illegal entry for criminal prosecution.

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  • Senate backs bill blocking deal with Chinese telecom firm

    Senate backs bill blocking deal with Chinese telecom firm

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:34:10 GMT
    The Senate is set to pass a defense policy bill that would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.More >
    The Senate is set to pass a defense policy bill that would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.More >
  • Judge: Kansas cannot require proof of citizenship to vote

    Judge: Kansas cannot require proof of citizenship to vote

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:33:32 GMT
    The decision strikes down the Kansas proof-of-citizenship registration law. (Source: Raycom Media)The decision strikes down the Kansas proof-of-citizenship registration law. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A federal judge has ruled Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, a setback for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in a case with national implications for voting rights.

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    A federal judge has ruled Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, a setback for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in a case with national implications for voting rights.

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  • Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports

    Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:24:06 GMT
    Trump recently ordered tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods in retaliation for intellectual properly theft. The tariffs were quickly matched by China on U.S. exports. (Source: Pixabay)Trump recently ordered tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods in retaliation for intellectual properly theft. The tariffs were quickly matched by China on U.S. exports. (Source: Pixabay)

    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China is engaging in "predatory economics 101" and an unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property.

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    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China is engaging in "predatory economics 101" and an unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property.

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  • Origins of family separation issue stretch back many years

    Origins of family separation issue stretch back many years

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:24:03 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, rest in one of the cag...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, rest in one of the cag...
    How did US come to separate thousands of migrant children from their parents?.More >
    How did US come to separate thousands of migrant children from their parents?.More >
  • Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuit

    Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuit

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-06-19 03:51:55 GMT
    The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of iPhone apps.More >
    The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of iPhone apps.More >
  • North Korea's hacking fails to make summit talking points

    North Korea's hacking fails to make summit talking points

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-06-19 03:51:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh,Pool). In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump focus...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh,Pool). In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump focus...
    North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack.More >
    North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack.More >
  • Trump to finalize small business health insurance option

    Trump to finalize small business health insurance option

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-06-19 03:51:16 GMT
    Trump administration to finalize health insurance option for small businesses and self-employed.More >
    Trump administration to finalize health insurance option for small businesses and self-employed.More >
  • EPA shifts oversight of coal waste to a state for 1st time

    EPA shifts oversight of coal waste to a state for 1st time

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:22 PM EDT2018-06-19 03:22:14 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the first state permit program for disposal of toxic ash from coal plants, in a switch from federal oversight that the coal industry had sought.More >
    The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the first state permit program for disposal of toxic ash from coal plants, in a switch from federal oversight that the coal industry had sought.More >
  • The Latest: Cruz promises bill to deal with border crisis

    The Latest: Cruz promises bill to deal with border crisis

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-06-19 00:30:29 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, rest in one of the cag...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, rest in one of the cag...
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says officials will not apologize for enforcing immigration laws that result in the separation of children from their parents.More >
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says officials will not apologize for enforcing immigration laws that result in the separation of children from their parents.More >
  • The Latest: Senate backs bill blocking deal with firm ZTE

    The Latest: Senate backs bill blocking deal with firm ZTE

    Monday, June 18 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-06-18 22:54:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, a woman passes by a ZTE building in Beijing, China. Chinese tech giant ZTE Corp.'s chairman promised no further compliance violations and apologized to customers in a letter Friday, ...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, a woman passes by a ZTE building in Beijing, China. Chinese tech giant ZTE Corp.'s chairman promised no further compliance violations and apologized to customers in a letter Friday, ...
    Senate approves defense policy bill that would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.More >
    Senate approves defense policy bill that would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.More >
  • Supreme Court sides with Florida man in free speech case

    Supreme Court sides with Florida man in free speech case

    Monday, June 18 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-06-18 22:54:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2018 file photo, Florida resident Fane Lozman stands on the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, after oral arguments in his case. The Supreme Court is siding with Lozman, who sued the City of Riv...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko). FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2018 file photo, Florida resident Fane Lozman stands on the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, after oral arguments in his case. The Supreme Court is siding with Lozman, who sued the City of Riv...
    The Supreme Court is siding with a man who sued the Florida city where he lives after being arrested for his speech during a public comment portion of a city council meeting.More >
    The Supreme Court is siding with a man who sued the Florida city where he lives after being arrested for his speech during a public comment portion of a city council meeting.More >
  • Supreme Court to hear appeal from Alaska hovercraft owner

    Supreme Court to hear appeal from Alaska hovercraft owner

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:52:49 GMT
    Alaska resident John Sturgeon is getting a second crack at the Supreme Court in his fight to get his hovercraft back on the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve.More >
    Alaska resident John Sturgeon is getting a second crack at the Supreme Court in his fight to get his hovercraft back on the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve.More >
  • Trump to visit swing state Nevada to stump for Sen. Heller

    Trump to visit swing state Nevada to stump for Sen. Heller

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:44:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Monday, June 18, 2018, file photo President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Trump will be in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 2...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Monday, June 18, 2018, file photo President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Trump will be in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 2...
    President Donald Trump will headline the Nevada Republican Party's convention on Saturday and also appear at a fundraiser with Republican U.S. Sen. Dean Heller.More >
    President Donald Trump will headline the Nevada Republican Party's convention on Saturday and also appear at a fundraiser with Republican U.S. Sen. Dean Heller.More >
  • Records: Trump Tower failed to follow fish protection rules

    Records: Trump Tower failed to follow fish protection rules

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:24:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato File). In this Nov. 8, 2013 file photo, boats move along the Chicago River near the Trump International Hotel and Tower, center, in Chicago. The Trump Tower is among the largest users of water from the Chicago River, but records...(AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato File). In this Nov. 8, 2013 file photo, boats move along the Chicago River near the Trump International Hotel and Tower, center, in Chicago. The Trump Tower is among the largest users of water from the Chicago River, but records...
    The Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago is among the largest users of water from the Chicago River, but records show it has never followed state rules governing the protection of the river's fish.More >
    The Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago is among the largest users of water from the Chicago River, but records show it has never followed state rules governing the protection of the river's fish.More >
  • The Latest: Inspector general: FBI employees aren't perfect

    The Latest: Inspector general: FBI employees aren't perfect

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:15:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, left, and FBI Director Christopher Wray are sworn in to testify as the Senate Judiciary Committee examines the internal report of the FBI's Clinton email probe and t...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, left, and FBI Director Christopher Wray are sworn in to testify as the Senate Judiciary Committee examines the internal report of the FBI's Clinton email probe and t...
    The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee disagrees with a report from the Justice Department's inspector general that said the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe was not politically...More >
    The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee disagrees with a report from the Justice Department's inspector general that said the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe was not politically motivated.More >
  • Giuliani says Trump may consider pardons after Russia probe

    Giuliani says Trump may consider pardons after Russia probe

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:11:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy in Washington. Giuliani said Sunday, June 17, 2018, that...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy in Washington. Giuliani said Sunday, June 17, 2018, that...

    Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani says the president might pardon his former campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once the special counsel's work ends.

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    Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani says the president might pardon his former campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once the special counsel's work ends.

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  • Gun by her side, GOP US Senate candidate talks of threats

    Gun by her side, GOP US Senate candidate talks of threats

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:03:33 GMT
    (Leah for Senate campaign via AP). This frame grab from a video provided by the Leah for Senate campaign, shows Leah Vukmir, a Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate candidate, sitting at a kitchen table with a handgun next to her as she talks about death th...(Leah for Senate campaign via AP). This frame grab from a video provided by the Leah for Senate campaign, shows Leah Vukmir, a Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate candidate, sitting at a kitchen table with a handgun next to her as she talks about death th...
    With a holstered handgun next to her on a kitchen table, Republican U.S. Senate Leah Vukmir promises in her first television ad of the campaign released Monday to stand with President Donald Trump just as she did...More >
    With a holstered handgun next to her on a kitchen table, Republican U.S. Senate Leah Vukmir promises in her first television ad of the campaign released Monday to stand with President Donald Trump just as she did against death threats in Wisconsin.More >
  • First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated

    First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:53:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, first lady Melania Trump addresses a luncheon at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York. Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides o...(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, first lady Melania Trump addresses a luncheon at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York. Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides o...
    First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border, hopes country is one that 'governs with heart'.More >
    First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border, hopes country is one that 'governs with heart'.More >
  • After Trump summit, Pompeo may return soon to North Korea

    After Trump summit, Pompeo may return soon to North Korea

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:53:01 GMT
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he may return to North Korea to continue nuclear discussions "before terribly long.".More >
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he may return to North Korea to continue nuclear discussions "before terribly long.".More >
  • Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

    Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:52:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is ex...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is ex...

    Trump confidante Roger Stone now believes the man was an FBI informant trying to set them up in a bid to undermine Trump's campaign.

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    Trump confidante Roger Stone now believes the man was an FBI informant trying to set them up in a bid to undermine Trump's campaign.

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  • Justice Department deputy wins Supreme Court case

    Justice Department deputy wins Supreme Court case

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:34:08 GMT
    The Supreme Court has ruled for the Trump administration in a case about prison terms that was argued by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.More >
    The Supreme Court has ruled for the Trump administration in a case about prison terms that was argued by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.More >
  • In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion

    In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:14:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, March 6, 2018, file photo, the sun peaks over the horizon next to the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial at daybreak along the Potomac River in Washington. Washington's primary is on Tuesday,...(AP Photo/J. David Ake, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, March 6, 2018, file photo, the sun peaks over the horizon next to the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial at daybreak along the Potomac River in Washington. Washington's primary is on Tuesday,...

    The greatest question mark surrounds a divisive ballot initiative that would change the way that restaurants and bars pay their tipped employees.

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    The greatest question mark surrounds a divisive ballot initiative that would change the way that restaurants and bars pay their tipped employees.

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  • Supreme Court rejects appeal from gay inmate in South Dakota

    Supreme Court rejects appeal from gay inmate in South Dakota

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:14:17 GMT
    The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from a gay death row inmate in South Dakota who says jurors were biased against him because of his sexual orientation.More >
    The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from a gay death row inmate in South Dakota who says jurors were biased against him because of his sexual orientation.More >
  • DC's public schools go from success story to cautionary tale

    DC's public schools go from success story to cautionary tale

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:04:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ashraf Khalil). Winston Clarke, the father of a Duke Ellington High School junior, speaks during a May 23, 2018, news conference in front of the school in Washington. Parents at the prestigious performing arts public school are in a fight wit...(AP Photo/Ashraf Khalil). Winston Clarke, the father of a Duke Ellington High School junior, speaks during a May 23, 2018, news conference in front of the school in Washington. Parents at the prestigious performing arts public school are in a fight wit...
    A series of public scandals, including one about rigged graduation rates, has damaged the reputation of the school system in the nation's capital, and it was just a year ago that the system's turnaround was held up...More >
    A series of public scandals, including one about rigged graduation rates, has damaged the reputation of the school system in the nation's capital, and it was just a year ago that the system's turnaround was held up as a point of pride.More >
  • Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

    Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:33:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party’s most animating issues __ and fueling concerns th...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party’s most animating issues __ and fueling concerns th...
    The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans, and it's fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November.More >
    The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans, and it's fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November.More >
  • Maryland Democratic primary has 2 black candidates leading

    Maryland Democratic primary has 2 black candidates leading

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:33:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brian Witte, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2018 file photo, former Gov. Martin O'Malley, front left, endorses Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker, right, for governor of Maryland, in Annapolis, Md. With two leading candidates who h...(AP Photo/Brian Witte, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2018 file photo, former Gov. Martin O'Malley, front left, endorses Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker, right, for governor of Maryland, in Annapolis, Md. With two leading candidates who h...
    With two leading candidates who have a shot at becoming Maryland's first black governor, the crowded Democratic gubernatorial primary reflects the state's changing demographics and the party's efforts to harness...More >
    With two leading candidates who have a shot at becoming Maryland's first black governor, the crowded Democratic gubernatorial primary reflects the state's changing demographics and the party's efforts to harness diverse electorate around the country.More >
  • The Latest: Laura Bush says immigration policy 'cruel'

    The Latest: Laura Bush says immigration policy 'cruel'

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:04:14 GMT
    (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this June 15, 2018 file photo, Chris Olson, of Lake Wallenpaupack, Pa., holds a sign outside Lackawanna College where U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions spoke on immigration policy and law enforcement ...(Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this June 15, 2018 file photo, Chris Olson, of Lake Wallenpaupack, Pa., holds a sign outside Lackawanna College where U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions spoke on immigration policy and law enforcement ...
    First lady Melania Trump wades into emotional controversy over migrant children being separated from their parents, says US should govern 'with heart'.More >
    First lady Melania Trump wades into emotional controversy over migrant children being separated from their parents, says US should govern 'with heart'.More >
  • FBI agent removed from Russia probe is willing to testify

    FBI agent removed from Russia probe is willing to testify

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-06-18 12:53:06 GMT
    A lawyer for Peter Strzok said in a letter Sunday that his client is willing to testify. (Source: CNN)A lawyer for Peter Strzok said in a letter Sunday that his client is willing to testify. (Source: CNN)

    An FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team after sending anti-Trump text messages says he's willing to testify before Congress.

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    An FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team after sending anti-Trump text messages says he's willing to testify before Congress.

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  • Import now to beat tariffs on goods from China? It will cost

    Import now to beat tariffs on goods from China? It will cost

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-06-18 12:10:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, tractor-trailer trucks move cargo in shipping containers out of the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. President Donald Trump announced Friday, June 15, 2018, that starting nex...(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, tractor-trailer trucks move cargo in shipping containers out of the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. President Donald Trump announced Friday, June 15, 2018, that starting nex...
    Companies might pay a premium to import certain goods from China before new tariffs kick.More >
    Companies might pay a premium to import certain goods from China before new tariffs kick.More >
  • Trump to nominate OMB official to lead consumer watchdog

    Trump to nominate OMB official to lead consumer watchdog

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 09:20:56 GMT
    Kraninger is expected to continue to implement current policies. (Source: Department of State/CNN)Kraninger is expected to continue to implement current policies. (Source: Department of State/CNN)

    Trump intends to nominate OMB associate director Kathy Kraninger to lead government's consumer watchdog agency.

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    Trump intends to nominate OMB associate director Kathy Kraninger to lead government's consumer watchdog agency.

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  • A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports

    A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:50 AM EDT2018-06-18 08:50:10 GMT
    (Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump China's President Xi Jinping arrive for the state dinner with the first ladies at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Trump is clos...(Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump China's President Xi Jinping arrive for the state dinner with the first ladies at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. Trump is clos...

    President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.

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    President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.

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  • Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

    Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:31 AM EDT2018-06-18 08:31:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is ex...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2017, file photo, longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone arrives to testify before the House Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is ex...
    Special counsel examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton.More >
    Special counsel examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton.More >
  • Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy

    Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:11 AM EDT2018-06-18 07:11:42 GMT
    (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration policy and law enforcement actions at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, June 15, 2018.(Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on immigration policy and law enforcement actions at Lackawanna College in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Friday, June 15, 2018.

    A White House adviser is distancing the Trump administration from responsibility for a jump in the number of migrant children being separated from their parents by authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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    A White House adviser is distancing the Trump administration from responsibility for a jump in the number of migrant children being separated from their parents by authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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  • First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated

    First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:31 AM EDT2018-06-18 06:31:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, first lady Melania Trump addresses a luncheon at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York. Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides o...(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File). FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2017, file photo, first lady Melania Trump addresses a luncheon at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York. Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides o...
    First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border, hopes country is one that 'governs with heart'.More >
    First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border, hopes country is one that 'governs with heart'.More >
  • Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe

    Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-06-18 06:00:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    Rudy Giuliani says President Donald Trump has no plans to issue pardons now in the Russia investigation but could choose to do so once the special counsel's work is finished.More >
    Rudy Giuliani says President Donald Trump has no plans to issue pardons now in the Russia investigation but could choose to do so once the special counsel's work is finished.More >
  • Trump grumbles that North Korea deal not earning wide praise

    Trump grumbles that North Korea deal not earning wide praise

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-06-18 05:22:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this June 12, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump credits his accord with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions from nuclear war...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this June 12, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump credits his accord with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions from nuclear war...
    President Donald Trump credits his accord with North Korea's Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions of people from nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board.More >
    President Donald Trump credits his accord with North Korea's Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions of people from nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board.More >
  • Pelosi criticizes Trump pick to head consumer agency

    Pelosi criticizes Trump pick to head consumer agency

    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-06-18 02:51:57 GMT
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is questioning President Donald Trump's pick to head the government's consumer watchdog agency.More >
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is questioning President Donald Trump's pick to head the government's consumer watchdog agency.More >
  • Immigrants fleeing gangs prefer taking chance for US asylum

    Immigrants fleeing gangs prefer taking chance for US asylum

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-06-18 01:42:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull). In this June 13, 2018 photo, an organizer, foreground, speaks to families as they wait to request political asylum in the United States, across the border in Tijuana, Mexico. In Tijuana, Latin Americans fleeing drug violence in...(AP Photo/Gregory Bull). In this June 13, 2018 photo, an organizer, foreground, speaks to families as they wait to request political asylum in the United States, across the border in Tijuana, Mexico. In Tijuana, Latin Americans fleeing drug violence in...
    New directive from attorney general takes aim at immigrants fleeing Central American gang violence.More >
    New directive from attorney general takes aim at immigrants fleeing Central American gang violence.More >
  • Trump congratulates Hungarian leader who shares border views

    Trump congratulates Hungarian leader who shares border views

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:52:38 GMT
    President Donald Trump is congratulating Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary on his recent re-election.More >
    President Donald Trump is congratulating Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary on his recent re-election.More >
  • Arizona Republicans brush off talk about McCain Senate seat

    Arizona Republicans brush off talk about McCain Senate seat

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:31:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., pauses before speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington. A possible U.S. Senate vacancy in Arizona would be temporarily fil...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., pauses before speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington. A possible U.S. Senate vacancy in Arizona would be temporarily fil...

    Sen. John McCain's legacy was thrust into focus nearly one year ago when he announced his brain cancer diagnosis.

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    Sen. John McCain's legacy was thrust into focus nearly one year ago when he announced his brain cancer diagnosis.

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  • Trump holds chaotic news conference on White House lawn

    Trump holds chaotic news conference on White House lawn

    Sunday, June 17 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-06-17 15:10:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the North Lawn of the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the North Lawn of the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump rarely gives wide-ranging news conferences, and when one came on Friday, it was sudden, unexpected and chaotic.More >
    President Donald Trump rarely gives wide-ranging news conferences, and when one came on Friday, it was sudden, unexpected and chaotic.More >
  • Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort jailed ahead of trial

    Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort jailed ahead of trial

    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-06-17 14:50:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    Onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sent to jail after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.More >
    Onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sent to jail after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.More >
  • Both Trump, critics find things to like in watchdog report

    Both Trump, critics find things to like in watchdog report

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-06-17 13:02:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump and his critics are each cherry picking what they want to see from the findings of a Justice Department watchdog report.More >
    President Donald Trump and his critics are each cherry picking what they want to see from the findings of a Justice Department watchdog report.More >
  • Figures show about 2,000 minors separated from families

    Figures show about 2,000 minors separated from families

    Sunday, June 17 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-06-17 10:20:39 GMT
    (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). Jonathan Wilson, 33, of Scranton, Pa., holds a sign outside of a Lackawanna College were U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions spoke on immigration policy and law enforcement actions, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Scranton, ...(Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP). Jonathan Wilson, 33, of Scranton, Pa., holds a sign outside of a Lackawanna College were U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions spoke on immigration policy and law enforcement actions, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Scranton, ...
    Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries.More >
    Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries.More >
  • White House: Trump supports GOP leaders' immigration bill

    White House: Trump supports GOP leaders' immigration bill

    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:22:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    The White House says President Donald Trump supports immigration legislation that he suggested earlier Friday he wouldn't sign.More >
    The White House says President Donald Trump supports immigration legislation that he suggested earlier Friday he wouldn't sign.More >
  • Texas governor's plan after school shooting meets pushback

    Texas governor's plan after school shooting meets pushback

    Saturday, June 16 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-06-16 22:54:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). Texas Gov. Greg Abbott waves to delegates as the arrives for the Texas GOP Convention, Friday, June 15, 2018, in San Antonio.(AP Photo/Eric Gay). Texas Gov. Greg Abbott waves to delegates as the arrives for the Texas GOP Convention, Friday, June 15, 2018, in San Antonio.
    Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says gun rights are safe on his watch amid pushback to some of his safety proposals after a high school shooting that left 10 people dead.More >
    Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says gun rights are safe on his watch amid pushback to some of his safety proposals after a high school shooting that left 10 people dead.More >
  • The Latest: China fires back at US, raises own tariffs

    The Latest: China fires back at US, raises own tariffs

    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:41 PM EDT2018-06-16 17:41:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, a ship to shore crane loads two shipping containers together onto a vessel at the Georgia Ports Authority's Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. China's government renewed its th...(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File). FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, a ship to shore crane loads two shipping containers together onto a vessel at the Georgia Ports Authority's Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. China's government renewed its th...
    China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.More >
    China says it will retaliate against any move by the U.S. to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods.More >
  • Trump raises hopes, says North Korea returning US remains

    Trump raises hopes, says North Korea returning US remains

    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-06-16 17:02:00 GMT
    President Donald Trump says North Korea has already started to return the remains of US soldiers missing from the Korean War.More >
    President Donald Trump says North Korea has already started to return the remains of US soldiers missing from the Korean War.More >
  • The Latest: White House says Trump backs immigration effort

    The Latest: White House says Trump backs immigration effort

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-06-16 15:51:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump walks to an interview on the North Lawn of the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump walks to an interview on the North Lawn of the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump says he won't sign a "moderate" immigration bill written by House Republicans.More >
    President Donald Trump says he won't sign a "moderate" immigration bill written by House Republicans.More >
  • Summit does not deal with North Korea's hacking

    Summit does not deal with North Korea's hacking

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-06-16 15:10:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh,Pool). In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump focus...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh,Pool). In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump focus...

    North Korea's cyberattacks against the U.S. and its allies failed to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after the crippling Sony attack.

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    North Korea's cyberattacks against the U.S. and its allies failed to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after the crippling Sony attack.

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  • Top WH legislative aide Marc Short to exit this summer

    Top WH legislative aide Marc Short to exit this summer

    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-06-16 14:22:33 GMT
    Marc Short has told staff that he'll be leaving the White House this summer. (Source: CNN)Marc Short has told staff that he'll be leaving the White House this summer. (Source: CNN)

    White House director of legislative affairs Marc Short has told staff that he'll be leaving the position this summer.

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    White House director of legislative affairs Marc Short has told staff that he'll be leaving the position this summer.

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  • FBI report: Anti-Trump texts 'cast a cloud' over email probe

    FBI report: Anti-Trump texts 'cast a cloud' over email probe

    Saturday, June 16 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-06-16 13:50:58 GMT
    An FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over the Clinton investigation and sullied the FBI's reputation. (Source: CNN)An FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over the Clinton investigation and sullied the FBI's reputation. (Source: CNN)

    An FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over the Clinton investigation and sullied the FBI's reputation.

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    An FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over the Clinton investigation and sullied the FBI's reputation.

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  • Ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort jailed ahead of trial

    Ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort jailed ahead of trial

    Saturday, June 16 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-06-16 13:01:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort goes through security as he arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort goes through security as he arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail.More >
    President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail.More >
  • Black religious leaders criticize Sessions' use of scripture

    Black religious leaders criticize Sessions' use of scripture

    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-06-16 05:09:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull). In this June 13, 2018 photo, an organizer, foreground, speaks to families as they wait to request political asylum in the United States, across the border in Tijuana, Mexico. In Tijuana, Latin Americans fleeing drug violence in...(AP Photo/Gregory Bull). In this June 13, 2018 photo, an organizer, foreground, speaks to families as they wait to request political asylum in the United States, across the border in Tijuana, Mexico. In Tijuana, Latin Americans fleeing drug violence in...
    Revs. Jesse Jackson, William Barber and other black clergy condemn Attorney General Jeff Sessions after he uses biblical scripture to justify separating immigrant families.More >
    Revs. Jesse Jackson, William Barber and other black clergy condemn Attorney General Jeff Sessions after he uses biblical scripture to justify separating immigrant families.More >
  • Democrats set earlier 2020 convention date

    Democrats set earlier 2020 convention date

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-06-16 04:50:54 GMT
    Democrats have set their 2020 presidential nominating convention for the middle of July, but they have not decided where.More >
    Democrats have set their 2020 presidential nominating convention for the middle of July, but they have not decided where.More >
  • Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial

    Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-06-16 04:50:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail after new charges were filed against him and a federal judge revoked his house arrest.More >
    President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail after new charges were filed against him and a federal judge revoked his house arrest.More >
  • White House: Trump supports GOP leaders' immigration bill

    White House: Trump supports GOP leaders' immigration bill

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:30 AM EDT2018-06-16 04:30:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders gestures while speaking to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Thursday, June 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders gestures while speaking to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Thursday, June 14, 2018.

    Congressional Republicans distance themselves from the Trump administration's aggressive policy of separating children from their parents at the border.

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    Congressional Republicans distance themselves from the Trump administration's aggressive policy of separating children from their parents at the border.

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  • DHS reports about 2,000 minors separated from families

    DHS reports about 2,000 minors separated from families

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-06-16 04:21:37 GMT
    The figures show that 1,995 minors were separated from 1,940 adults from April 19 through May 31. (Source: CNN)The figures show that 1,995 minors were separated from 1,940 adults from April 19 through May 31. (Source: CNN)

    According to Homeland Security figures obtained by the AP, nearly two thousand children have been separated from their families at the border since a new policy cracking down on illegal entry.

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    According to Homeland Security figures obtained by the AP, nearly two thousand children have been separated from their families at the border since a new policy cracking down on illegal entry.

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  • Justice report provides ammo for both Trump and his critics

    Justice report provides ammo for both Trump and his critics

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-06-16 02:49:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington's latest Rorschach test. President Donald Trump and his critics are each cherry picking what they want to see from its findings to either discredit or...More >
    A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington's latest Rorschach test. President Donald Trump and his critics are each cherry picking what they want to see from its findings to either discredit or defend investigators conducting the pro.More >
  • US renews call for Cuba to probe cause of health 'attacks'

    US renews call for Cuba to probe cause of health 'attacks'

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:42:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File). FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, a U.S. flag flies at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. The United States is renewing calls for the Cuban government to determine the source of “attacks” on U.S. diplomats in Cub...(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File). FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, a U.S. flag flies at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. The United States is renewing calls for the Cuban government to determine the source of “attacks” on U.S. diplomats in Cub...
    The United States is renewing calls for the Cuban government to determine the source of "attacks" on U.S. diplomats in Cuba that have affected some two dozen people.More >
    The United States is renewing calls for the Cuban government to determine the source of "attacks" on U.S. diplomats in Cuba that have affected some two dozen people.More >
  • The Latest: Sessions to deal with 'any problems' in FBI

    The Latest: Sessions to deal with 'any problems' in FBI

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:49:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over Clinton investigation, sullied FBI's reputation.More >
    FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over Clinton investigation, sullied FBI's reputation.More >
  • Trump claims FBI 'plotting' though report found no bias

    Trump claims FBI 'plotting' though report found no bias

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:31:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    An inspector general report condemning the FBI's actions in the Hillary Clinton email investigation blasts former FBI Director James Comey but denies total vindication to the president who fired him.More >
    An inspector general report condemning the FBI's actions in the Hillary Clinton email investigation blasts former FBI Director James Comey but denies total vindication to the president who fired him.More >
  • Justice report provides ammo for both Trump, critics

    Justice report provides ammo for both Trump, critics

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:31:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jon Elswick). Part of the the Department of Justice Inspector General's report after its release in Washington, Thursday, June 14, 2018. The report documented in painstaking detail one of the most consequential investigations in modern FBI hi...(AP Photo/Jon Elswick). Part of the the Department of Justice Inspector General's report after its release in Washington, Thursday, June 14, 2018. The report documented in painstaking detail one of the most consequential investigations in modern FBI hi...
    A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington's latest Rorschach test.More >
    A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington's latest Rorschach test.More >
  • AT&T, Time Warner to close merger 'as soon as possible'

    AT&T, Time Warner to close merger 'as soon as possible'

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:33:35 GMT
    AT&T and Time Warner say they have a clear path to complete their newly approved merger, now that the Justice Department has signaled it won't ask for a temporary block during a potential appeal of the judge's...More >
    AT&T and Time Warner say they have a clear path to complete their newly approved merger, now that the Justice Department has signaled it won't ask for a temporary block during a potential appeal of the judge's ruling. The deal could be closed soon.More >
  • Trump confounds allies, facts with stance on Russia

    Trump confounds allies, facts with stance on Russia

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:31:56 GMT
    President Donald Trump says "it's possible" he'll meet with Russian President Vladimir this summer.More >
    President Donald Trump says "it's possible" he'll meet with Russian President Vladimir this summer.More >
  • The Latest: Trump vows to avert nuclear war 'at all costs'

    The Latest: Trump vows to avert nuclear war 'at all costs'

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:51:05 GMT
    President Donald Trump said he wants his people to "sit up at attention" when he speaks, just like North Korea's Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon), but later said he'd meant the comment in jest.More >
    President Donald Trump said he wants his people to "sit up at attention" when he speaks, just like North Korea's Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon), but later said he'd meant the comment in jest.More >
  • Trump voices reservations about doing a Mueller interview

    Trump voices reservations about doing a Mueller interview

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:02:03 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he thinks the Russia probe is "very biased" and has reservations about being interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller.More >
    President Donald Trump says he thinks the Russia probe is "very biased" and has reservations about being interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller.More >
  • The Latest: Trump calls Manafort jailing unfair

    The Latest: Trump calls Manafort jailing unfair

    Friday, June 15 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:43:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is weighing in on a judge's decision to jail his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort while he awaits trial.More >
    President Donald Trump is weighing in on a judge's decision to jail his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort while he awaits trial.More >
  • Inside the summit: Talks with 'aliens,' familiar frustration

    Inside the summit: Talks with 'aliens,' familiar frustration

    Friday, June 15 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:09:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands prior to their meeting on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump got the history-making hands...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands prior to their meeting on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Trump got the history-making hands...
    Inside the summit: Talks with 'aliens,' familiar frustrations even as Trump got the history-making handshake he wanted with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.More >
    Inside the summit: Talks with 'aliens,' familiar frustrations even as Trump got the history-making handshake he wanted with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.More >
  • Trump's personal lawyer wants Stormy Daniels' lawyer gagged

    Trump's personal lawyer wants Stormy Daniels' lawyer gagged

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:29:57 GMT
    Donald Trump's personal attorney wants a federal judge to stop Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels, from speaking to reporters. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)Donald Trump's personal attorney wants a federal judge to stop Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels, from speaking to reporters. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Donald Trump's personal attorney wants a federal judge to stop the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels from speaking to reporters.

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    Donald Trump's personal attorney wants a federal judge to stop the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels from speaking to reporters.

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  • Trump praises EPA chief's work but stresses 'I'm not happy'

    Trump praises EPA chief's work but stresses 'I'm not happy'

    Friday, June 15 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-06-15 15:41:43 GMT
    President Donald Trump is praising Scott Pruitt's work as head of the Environmental Protection Agency _ but stressing his concerns as well.More >
    President Donald Trump is praising Scott Pruitt's work as head of the Environmental Protection Agency _ but stressing his concerns as well.More >
  • New San Francisco mayor went from the projects to City Hall

    New San Francisco mayor went from the projects to City Hall

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:53:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill). London Breed speaks to reporters outside of City Hall Wednesday, June 13, 2018 in San Francisco. Breed was poised to become the first African-American woman to lead San Francisco following a hard-fought campaign when former...(AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill). London Breed speaks to reporters outside of City Hall Wednesday, June 13, 2018 in San Francisco. Breed was poised to become the first African-American woman to lead San Francisco following a hard-fought campaign when former...
    San Francisco's incoming mayor knows the yawning gap between rich and poor firsthand, having been raised by her grandmother in the drug- and violence-riddled projects.More >
    San Francisco's incoming mayor knows the yawning gap between rich and poor firsthand, having been raised by her grandmother in the drug- and violence-riddled projects.More >
  • Farmers in Trump country protest Pruitt's ethanol policies

    Farmers in Trump country protest Pruitt's ethanol policies

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:32:23 GMT
    Deep in the heart of Trump country, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests by farmers and ethanol producers concerned that he is undermining the industry with his strong...More >
    Deep in the heart of Trump country, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is being met with protests by farmers and ethanol producers concerned that he is undermining the industry with his strong support of oil and gas.More >
  • The Latest: NY attorney general sues over Trump's foundation

    The Latest: NY attorney general sues over Trump's foundation

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:19:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - President Donald Trump holds up an executive order for border security and immigration enforcement improvements after signing the order during a visit to the Homeland Security Department headquarters in...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - President Donald Trump holds up an executive order for border security and immigration enforcement improvements after signing the order during a visit to the Homeland Security Department headquarters in...
    New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign.More >
    New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign.More >
  • House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

    House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

    Friday, June 15 2018 9:10 AM EDT2018-06-15 13:10:53 GMT
    (Mike Moore/The Journal-Gazette via AP). Demonstrators line up to protest U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and immigration reform at Parkview Field in Fort Wayne, Ind. Thursday, June 14, 2018.(Mike Moore/The Journal-Gazette via AP). Demonstrators line up to protest U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and immigration reform at Parkview Field in Fort Wayne, Ind. Thursday, June 14, 2018.

    House Republicans unveil a draft immigration bill that gives young immigrants here illegally a path to citizenship, beefs up border security and ends longtime preference for family visas.

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    House Republicans unveil a draft immigration bill that gives young immigrants here illegally a path to citizenship, beefs up border security and ends longtime preference for family visas.

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  • Trump accused in lawsuit of misusing charitable foundation

    Trump accused in lawsuit of misusing charitable foundation

    Friday, June 15 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-06-15 13:01:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - President Donald Trump holds up an executive order for border security and immigration enforcement improvements after signing the order during a visit to the Homeland Security Department headquarters in...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - President Donald Trump holds up an executive order for border security and immigration enforcement improvements after signing the order during a visit to the Homeland Security Department headquarters in...
    New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign.More >
    New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign.More >
  • US: No sanctions relief before North Korea denuclearizes

    US: No sanctions relief before North Korea denuclearizes

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:09 AM EDT2018-06-15 09:09:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, left, listen to South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha during a joint press conference following their meeting at Foreign Ministry in ...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, left, listen to South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha during a joint press conference following their meeting at Foreign Ministry in ...

    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, meeting with top South Korean and Japanese diplomats, put a more sober spin on several moves by Trump after his summit with Kim that had fueled unease from Washington to Tokyo and Seoul.

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    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, meeting with top South Korean and Japanese diplomats, put a more sober spin on several moves by Trump after his summit with Kim that had fueled unease from Washington to Tokyo and Seoul.

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  • Trump's halt of 'war games' could weaken defenses in Korea

    Trump's halt of 'war games' could weaken defenses in Korea

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:58 AM EDT2018-06-15 07:58:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this March 30, 2015, file photo, marines of South Korea, right, and the U.S aim their weapons near amphibious assault vehicles during U.S.-South Korea joint landing military exercises as part of the annual joint ...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this March 30, 2015, file photo, marines of South Korea, right, and the U.S aim their weapons near amphibious assault vehicles during U.S.-South Korea joint landing military exercises as part of the annual joint ...
    President Donald Trump's decision to suspend major U.S. military exercises in South Korea could weaken allied defenses, depending on the length and scope of the hiatus.More >
    President Donald Trump's decision to suspend major U.S. military exercises in South Korea could weaken allied defenses, depending on the length and scope of the hiatus.More >
  • Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

    Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:29 AM EDT2018-06-15 07:29:50 GMT
    President Donald Trump is closing in on a decision to impose tariffs on Chinese goods, a move that could put his trade policies on a collision course with his push to get rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons.More >
    President Donald Trump is closing in on a decision to impose tariffs on Chinese goods, a move that could put his trade policies on a collision course with his push to get rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons.More >
  • White House: Trump salute to NK general 'a common courtesy'

    White House: Trump salute to NK general 'a common courtesy'

    Friday, June 15 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-06-15 06:21:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders gestures while speaking to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Thursday, June 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders gestures while speaking to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Thursday, June 14, 2018.
    The White House says President Donald Trump's decision to return a military salute to a North Korean general is 'common courtesy.'.More >
    The White House says President Donald Trump's decision to return a military salute to a North Korean general is 'common courtesy.'.More >
  • Scalise back for congressional game a year after shooting

    Scalise back for congressional game a year after shooting

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-06-15 05:09:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018, file photo, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise speaks at the 2018 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington. In the year since Scalise and others w...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018, file photo, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise speaks at the 2018 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington. In the year since Scalise and others w...
    Steve Scalise, the House majority whip who was shot at a Republican baseball practice a year ago, fielded a ground ball and threw out the first batter of the annual congressional baseball game Thursday.More >
    Steve Scalise, the House majority whip who was shot at a Republican baseball practice a year ago, fielded a ground ball and threw out the first batter of the annual congressional baseball game Thursday.More >
  • Watchdog: Comey 'insubordinate,' not biased in Clinton probe

    Watchdog: Comey 'insubordinate,' not biased in Clinton probe

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-06-15 04:49:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in New York. The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is expected to criticize the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email investig...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in New York. The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is expected to criticize the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email investig...

    The inspector general's report is set for release Thursday afternoon, the culmination of an 18-month review into one of the most consequential FBI investigations in recent history.

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    The inspector general's report is set for release Thursday afternoon, the culmination of an 18-month review into one of the most consequential FBI investigations in recent history.

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  • House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

    House GOP unveils bill for young immigrants, $25B for border

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-06-15 04:43:13 GMT
    (Mike Moore/The Journal-Gazette via AP). Demonstrators line up to protest U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and immigration reform at Parkview Field in Fort Wayne, Ind. Thursday, June 14, 2018.(Mike Moore/The Journal-Gazette via AP). Demonstrators line up to protest U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and immigration reform at Parkview Field in Fort Wayne, Ind. Thursday, June 14, 2018.
    House Republicans unveil a draft immigration bill that gives young immigrants here illegally a path to citizenship, beefs up border security and ends longtime preference for family visas.More >
    House Republicans unveil a draft immigration bill that gives young immigrants here illegally a path to citizenship, beefs up border security and ends longtime preference for family visas.More >
  • House aims at campaign-season bills battling opioid abuse

    House aims at campaign-season bills battling opioid abuse

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-06-15 04:42:06 GMT
    The House is diving into a two-week vote-a-thon on dozens of bills aimed at opioids abuse.More >
    The House is diving into a two-week vote-a-thon on dozens of bills aimed at opioids abuse.More >
  • GOP lawmakers decry family separations as WH defends policy

    GOP lawmakers decry family separations as WH defends policy

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-06-15 04:31:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this June 7, 2018, photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan said Thursday he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates childr...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this June 7, 2018, photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan said Thursday he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates childr...
    House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates children from their parents at the southern border.More >
    House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates children from their parents at the southern border.More >
  • GOP brass wants Arizona lawmaker in immigration remark out

    GOP brass wants Arizona lawmaker in immigration remark out

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-06-15 04:12:31 GMT
    A Republican lawmaker is being criticized for saying "there aren't enough white kids to go around" when discussing integration in schools at an event in northern Arizona.More >
    A Republican lawmaker is being criticized for saying "there aren't enough white kids to go around" when discussing integration in schools at an event in northern Arizona.More >
  • Judge mulls allowing expelled Arizona lawmaker on ballot

    Judge mulls allowing expelled Arizona lawmaker on ballot

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:58 PM EDT2018-06-15 02:58:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Expelled Arizona House Rep. Don Shooter, right, arrives at court with attorney Tim Nelson, left, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Phoenix. A Maricopa County judge says she'll decide tomorrow whether the former Yuma lawmaker, Sho...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Expelled Arizona House Rep. Don Shooter, right, arrives at court with attorney Tim Nelson, left, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Phoenix. A Maricopa County judge says she'll decide tomorrow whether the former Yuma lawmaker, Sho...
    A judge says she'll decide Friday whether a former Arizona lawmaker expelled over sexual misconduct can run for state Senate.More >
    A judge says she'll decide Friday whether a former Arizona lawmaker expelled over sexual misconduct can run for state Senate.More >
  • The Latest: Watchdog report rebukes Comey for Clinton probe

    The Latest: Watchdog report rebukes Comey for Clinton probe

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:08 PM EDT2018-06-15 02:08:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in New York. The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is expected to criticize the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email investig...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in New York. The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is expected to criticize the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email investig...
    Two Republican-led House committees say a monthslong probe into the now-closed FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails has so far shown "questionable decision-making" by the agency.More >
    Two Republican-led House committees say a monthslong probe into the now-closed FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails has so far shown "questionable decision-making" by the agency.More >
  • Sessions cites Bible to defend separating immigrant families

    Sessions cites Bible to defend separating immigrant families

    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-06-15 01:22:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this May 3, 2018, file photo Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in Washington. Sessions is citing the Bible in defending the Trump administration’s policy of separating parents from the children after they ent...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this May 3, 2018, file photo Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in Washington. Sessions is citing the Bible in defending the Trump administration’s policy of separating parents from the children after they ent...
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is citing the Bible in defending the Trump administration's policy of separating parents from their children after they enter the U.S. illegally.More >
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is citing the Bible in defending the Trump administration's policy of separating parents from their children after they enter the U.S. illegally.More >
  • Missouri denies legal bills for lawyers of ex-Gov. Greitens

    Missouri denies legal bills for lawyers of ex-Gov. Greitens

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-06-15 00:51:06 GMT
    (Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this May 29, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announces his resignation during a news conference in Jefferson City. Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said Frid...(Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this May 29, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announces his resignation during a news conference in Jefferson City. Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said Frid...
    A top Missouri official has decided not to pay the legal bills for attorneys who represented former Gov. Eric Greitens' office against potential impeachment proceedings.More >
    A top Missouri official has decided not to pay the legal bills for attorneys who represented former Gov. Eric Greitens' office against potential impeachment proceedings.More >
  • UAE: US rejects military aid request in Yemen port assault

    UAE: US rejects military aid request in Yemen port assault

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-06-15 00:21:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). In this Feb. 12, 2018, photo, women walk past Saudi-led coalition backed forces, leading the campaign to take over Hodeida, as they patrol Mocha, a port city on the Red Sea coast of Yemen. Violence, famine and disease have ...(AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty). In this Feb. 12, 2018, photo, women walk past Saudi-led coalition backed forces, leading the campaign to take over Hodeida, as they patrol Mocha, a port city on the Red Sea coast of Yemen. Violence, famine and disease have ...
    A senior official from the United Arab Emirates says the U.S. has rejected three separate requests for military assistance in the ongoing Saudi-led coalition attack on the Yemeni port of Hodeida.More >
    A senior official from the United Arab Emirates says the U.S. has rejected three separate requests for military assistance in the ongoing Saudi-led coalition attack on the Yemeni port of Hodeida.More >
  • The Latest: House immigration bill includes 'Dreamer' visas

    The Latest: House immigration bill includes 'Dreamer' visas

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:03:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this June 7, 2018, photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan said Thursday he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates childr...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this June 7, 2018, photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan said Thursday he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates childr...
    House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says a Trump administration policy that separates children from their parents at the southern border is "barbaric" and has to stop.More >
    House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says a Trump administration policy that separates children from their parents at the southern border is "barbaric" and has to stop.More >
  • Justices strike down Minnesota voter clothing restrictions

    Justices strike down Minnesota voter clothing restrictions

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:03:15 GMT
    The Supreme Court has struck down a Minnesota law that restricted what voters can wear to polls.More >
    The Supreme Court has struck down a Minnesota law that restricted what voters can wear to polls.More >
  • Supreme Court addresses question of foreign law in US courts

    Supreme Court addresses question of foreign law in US courts

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:48 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:48:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko, File). FILE - This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington. The court ruled on Thursday, June 14, 2018, that U.S. courts do not have to accept as conclusive foreign governments’ explanations of their o...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko, File). FILE - This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington. The court ruled on Thursday, June 14, 2018, that U.S. courts do not have to accept as conclusive foreign governments’ explanations of their o...
    Supreme Court addresses question of foreign law in US courts.More >
    Supreme Court addresses question of foreign law in US courts.More >
  • Trump celebrates 72nd birthday _ his second while in office

    Trump celebrates 72nd birthday _ his second while in office

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:31:16 GMT
    Happy Birthday, Mr. President. Donald Trump is celebrating his 72nd birthday Thursday _ his second while in office.More >
    Happy Birthday, Mr. President. Donald Trump is celebrating his 72nd birthday Thursday _ his second while in office.More >
  • Pence to visit Brazil, Ecuador and Guatemala

    Pence to visit Brazil, Ecuador and Guatemala

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-06-14 21:11:03 GMT
    Pence to visit Brazil, Ecuador and Guatemala during the last week of June.More >
    Pence to visit Brazil, Ecuador and Guatemala during the last week of June.More >
  • The Latest: White House to cheer on congressional players

    The Latest: White House to cheer on congressional players

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:42:18 GMT
    Look for Steve Scalise to be wearing a U.S. Capitol Police ball cap at Thursday night's annual congressional baseball game _ in honor of the two officers who returned fire after Scalise and four others were shot at...More >
    Look for Steve Scalise to be wearing a U.S. Capitol Police ball cap at Thursday night's annual congressional baseball game _ in honor of the two officers who returned fire after Scalise and four others were shot at a GOP practice a year ago.More >
  • Maine ballots are being collected for ranked-choice voting

    Maine ballots are being collected for ranked-choice voting

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:31:52 GMT
    (Troy R. Bennett/The Bangor Daily News via AP). Maine Republican gubernatorial primary candidate Shawn Moody is congratulated by supporters  in Gorham, Maine Tuesday,  June 12, 2018.  Moody won Tuesday's ranked-choice voting primary in the race to succ...(Troy R. Bennett/The Bangor Daily News via AP). Maine Republican gubernatorial primary candidate Shawn Moody is congratulated by supporters in Gorham, Maine Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Moody won Tuesday's ranked-choice voting primary in the race to succ...
    Couriers will begin delivering ballots to Maine's state capital as residents await the results of the nation's biggest test of ranked-choice voting.More >
    Couriers will begin delivering ballots to Maine's state capital as residents await the results of the nation's biggest test of ranked-choice voting.More >
  • US frees up fraction of frozen Syria funds

    US frees up fraction of frozen Syria funds

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-06-14 19:00:31 GMT

    The Trump administration has freed up a fraction of some $200 million in frozen funds for Syria stabilization programs, leaving nearly $195 million in limbo.

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    The Trump administration has freed up a fraction of some $200 million in frozen funds for Syria stabilization programs, leaving nearly $195 million in limbo.

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  • San Francisco elects first African-American woman as mayor

    San Francisco elects first African-American woman as mayor

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:24:13 GMT
    San Francisco Supervisor London Breed emerged victorious Wednesday to become the city's first African-American woman mayor after narrowly defeating a rival who was seeking to become the first openly gay man in the position. (Source: KPIX/CNN)San Francisco Supervisor London Breed emerged victorious Wednesday to become the city's first African-American woman mayor after narrowly defeating a rival who was seeking to become the first openly gay man in the position. (Source: KPIX/CNN)

    Former state Sen. Mark Leno conceded a hard-fought San Francisco mayor's race on Wednesday a week after the June 5 election.

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    Former state Sen. Mark Leno conceded a hard-fought San Francisco mayor's race on Wednesday a week after the June 5 election.

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  • Poll finds most parents and kids agree on Trump, economy

    Poll finds most parents and kids agree on Trump, economy

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:22:49 GMT
    A survey conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV finds that parents and their kids agree about a lot of things when it comes to politics.More >
    A survey conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV finds that parents and their kids agree about a lot of things when it comes to politics.More >
  • The Latest: Dems' Pelosi says separating families "barbaric'

    The Latest: Dems' Pelosi says separating families "barbaric'

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:32:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters following a closed-door GOP meeting on immigration, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Ryan says compromise legislation is in t...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters following a closed-door GOP meeting on immigration, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Ryan says compromise legislation is in t...
    House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates children from their parents as they are being detained after crossing the southern border illegally.More >
    House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's not comfortable with a Trump administration policy that separates children from their parents as they are being detained after crossing the southern border illegally.More >
  • Congressional baseball game comes a year after shooting

    Congressional baseball game comes a year after shooting

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:52:25 GMT
    Republicans say the shooting at baseball practice last year has only strengthened their commitment to protecting gun rights. (Source: CNN)Republicans say the shooting at baseball practice last year has only strengthened their commitment to protecting gun rights. (Source: CNN)

    Republicans say the shooting at baseball practice last year has only strengthened their commitment to protecting gun rights.

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    Republicans say the shooting at baseball practice last year has only strengthened their commitment to protecting gun rights.

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  • House GOP leaders kick around various immigration proposals

    House GOP leaders kick around various immigration proposals

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:52:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters following a closed-door GOP meeting on immigration, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Ryan says compromise legislation is in t...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters following a closed-door GOP meeting on immigration, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Ryan says compromise legislation is in t...

    So far, the proposals are hewing close enough to President Donald Trump's immigration agenda that Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., says the president is supportive of the approach.

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    So far, the proposals are hewing close enough to President Donald Trump's immigration agenda that Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., says the president is supportive of the approach.

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  • Lawmaker under fire for retweeting post by Nazi sympathizer

    Lawmaker under fire for retweeting post by Nazi sympathizer

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:31:24 GMT
    Steve King is a Republican congressman from Iowa who's a hard-liner on immigration with a penchant for making racially charged comments, and now he's facing heat for sharing a Twitter post by a Nazi sympathizer...More >
    Steve King is a Republican congressman from Iowa who's a hard-liner on immigration with a penchant for making racially charged comments, and now he's facing heat for sharing a Twitter post by a Nazi sympathizer from Britain.More >
  • GOP brass shuns Nevada brothel owner who won primary

    GOP brass shuns Nevada brothel owner who won primary

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:10:50 GMT
    (David Montero /Los Angeles Times via AP). ADDS IDENITY OF WOMAN AT RIGHT AS HEIDI FLEISS -  In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018 photo Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof, second from right celebrates after winning the primary election in Pahrump, Nev. Hof, the...(David Montero /Los Angeles Times via AP). ADDS IDENITY OF WOMAN AT RIGHT AS HEIDI FLEISS - In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018 photo Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof, second from right celebrates after winning the primary election in Pahrump, Nev. Hof, the...
    Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof said the "establishment got crushed" when he knocked off the incumbent Republican in a state legislative primary.More >
    Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof said the "establishment got crushed" when he knocked off the incumbent Republican in a state legislative primary.More >
  • Brothel owner who won primary shunned by Nevada GOP brass

    Brothel owner who won primary shunned by Nevada GOP brass

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-06-14 14:52:01 GMT
    (David Montero /Los Angeles Times via AP). ADDS IDENITY OF WOMAN AT RIGHT AS HEIDI FLEISS -  In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018 photo Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof, second from right celebrates after winning the primary election in Pahrump, Nev. Hof, the...(David Montero /Los Angeles Times via AP). ADDS IDENITY OF WOMAN AT RIGHT AS HEIDI FLEISS - In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018 photo Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof, second from right celebrates after winning the primary election in Pahrump, Nev. Hof, the...
    Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof said the "establishment got crushed" when he knocked off the incumbent Republican in a state legislative primary.More >
    Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof said the "establishment got crushed" when he knocked off the incumbent Republican in a state legislative primary.More >
  • Experts: Protections on pre-existing conditions at risk

    Experts: Protections on pre-existing conditions at risk

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-06-14 14:29:10 GMT
    (HealthCare.gov via AP). FILE - This May 21, 2018 image shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington. On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, two independent experts said that the Trump administration appears to be taking aim at provisions of t...(HealthCare.gov via AP). FILE - This May 21, 2018 image shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington. On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, two independent experts said that the Trump administration appears to be taking aim at provisions of t...

    The Justice Department will no longer defend key parts of the Obama-era Affordable Care Act in court, including widely supported provisions that protect people with pre-existing medical conditions.

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    The Justice Department will no longer defend key parts of the Obama-era Affordable Care Act in court, including widely supported provisions that protect people with pre-existing medical conditions.

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  • Trump enough? Defeat of GOP congressman begs the question

    Trump enough? Defeat of GOP congressman begs the question

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-06-14 12:53:11 GMT
    (Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP). U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republica...(Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP). U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republica...
    Primary-election defeat of a Republican congressman in South Carolina is playing out as a cautionary tale for those in the GOP who would cross Trump.More >
    Primary-election defeat of a Republican congressman in South Carolina is playing out as a cautionary tale for those in the GOP who would cross Trump.More >
  • Senators seek to soothe relationship with Canada

    Senators seek to soothe relationship with Canada

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-06-14 12:53:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland speaks with reporters after meeting with the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Freeland's visit comes a...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland speaks with reporters after meeting with the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Freeland's visit comes a...
    Senators from both parties seek to mend a frayed relationship with Canada during a closed-door meeting with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland.More >
    Senators from both parties seek to mend a frayed relationship with Canada during a closed-door meeting with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland.More >
  • Trump tags US media as nation's 'biggest enemy' after summit

    Trump tags US media as nation's 'biggest enemy' after summit

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:29 AM EDT2018-06-14 12:29:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). U.S. President Donald Trump yells to reporters after arriving at Andrews Air Force Base after a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Me.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). U.S. President Donald Trump yells to reporters after arriving at Andrews Air Force Base after a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Me.
    President Donald Trump is challenging skeptical media coverage of his historic summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, declaring the "Fake News" is the nation's "biggest enemy.".More >
    President Donald Trump is challenging skeptical media coverage of his historic summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, declaring the "Fake News" is the nation's "biggest enemy.".More >
  • White House defends allowing China's ZTE to buy US parts

    White House defends allowing China's ZTE to buy US parts

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:28 AM EDT2018-06-14 08:28:06 GMT
    The White House is defending its decision to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.More >
    The White House is defending its decision to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S.More >
  • Worker protections seen at risk in Trump health care shift

    Worker protections seen at risk in Trump health care shift

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:58 AM EDT2018-06-14 07:58:10 GMT
    (HealthCare.gov via AP). FILE - This May 21, 2018 image shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington. On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, two independent experts said that the Trump administration appears to be taking aim at provisions of t...(HealthCare.gov via AP). FILE - This May 21, 2018 image shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington. On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, two independent experts said that the Trump administration appears to be taking aim at provisions of t...
    Legal and insurance experts say worker protections at risk in Trump's latest move against 'Obamacare'.More >
    Legal and insurance experts say worker protections at risk in Trump's latest move against 'Obamacare'.More >
  • The Latest: Moon sees strong support for summit in South

    The Latest: Moon sees strong support for summit in South

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:45 AM EDT2018-06-14 06:45:28 GMT
    (Jung Yeon-je/Pool Photo via AP). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, walks with U.S. General Vincent K. Brooks, left, commander of United States Forces Korea, upon his arrival at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek Wednesday, June 13, 2018.  South Kor...(Jung Yeon-je/Pool Photo via AP). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, walks with U.S. General Vincent K. Brooks, left, commander of United States Forces Korea, upon his arrival at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek Wednesday, June 13, 2018. South Kor...
    President Donald Trump is stretching credulity at home and abroad by declaring there is "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea" after his summit with Kim Jong Un.More >
    President Donald Trump is stretching credulity at home and abroad by declaring there is "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea" after his summit with Kim Jong Un.More >
  • Trump claim raises eyebrows: NKorea no longer a nuke threat?

    Trump claim raises eyebrows: NKorea no longer a nuke threat?

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:44 AM EDT2018-06-14 06:44:16 GMT
    (Jung Yeon-je/Pool Photo via AP). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, walks with U.S. General Vincent K. Brooks, left, commander of United States Forces Korea, upon his arrival at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek Wednesday, June 13, 2018.  South Kor...(Jung Yeon-je/Pool Photo via AP). U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, walks with U.S. General Vincent K. Brooks, left, commander of United States Forces Korea, upon his arrival at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek Wednesday, June 13, 2018. South Kor...
    President Donald Trump declares on Twitter there is "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea," but top aide says that will take a while.More >
    President Donald Trump declares on Twitter there is "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea," but top aide says that will take a while.More >
  • A year after shooting, GOP lawmakers hold firm on gun rights

    A year after shooting, GOP lawmakers hold firm on gun rights

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:02 AM EDT2018-06-14 06:02:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018 file photo, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise speaks at the 2018 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington. Scalise, the Louisiana Republican who w...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018 file photo, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise speaks at the 2018 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington. Scalise, the Louisiana Republican who w...
    Republican lawmakers say the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others at a congressional baseball practice a year ago has only strengthened their commitment to protecting gun rights.More >
    Republican lawmakers say the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others at a congressional baseball practice a year ago has only strengthened their commitment to protecting gun rights.More >
  • Primary election lesson for GOP: Don't cross the president

    Primary election lesson for GOP: Don't cross the president

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:57 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:57:54 GMT
    (Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP). U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republica...(Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP). U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republica...
    It's Trump's party now as Republicans learn from Sanford's example not to cross the president.More >
    It's Trump's party now as Republicans learn from Sanford's example not to cross the president.More >
  • A look at N. Korea's human rights abuses Trump played down

    A look at N. Korea's human rights abuses Trump played down

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:29:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin, File). FILE - In this March 16, 2016, file photo, American student Otto Warmbier, center, is escorted at the Supreme Court in Pyongyang, North Korea. President Donald Trump had previously condemned the cruelty of North Korea’s g...(AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin, File). FILE - In this March 16, 2016, file photo, American student Otto Warmbier, center, is escorted at the Supreme Court in Pyongyang, North Korea. President Donald Trump had previously condemned the cruelty of North Korea’s g...

    It was just months ago when President Donald Trump used his first State of the Union address to condemn the cruelty of North Korea's government.

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    It was just months ago when President Donald Trump used his first State of the Union address to condemn the cruelty of North Korea's government.

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  • GOP leaders sell immigration bills, with Trump's blessing

    GOP leaders sell immigration bills, with Trump's blessing

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:23:01 GMT
    House Republicans are laboring to strike an immigration accord.More >
    House Republicans are laboring to strike an immigration accord.More >
  • Trump claim raises eyebrows: NKorea no longer a nuke threat?

    Trump claim raises eyebrows: NKorea no longer a nuke threat?

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:21:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island in Singapore. As soon as Kim steps off the airplane China provided him for the Singa...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island in Singapore. As soon as Kim steps off the airplane China provided him for the Singa...

    Wednesday saw worries from U.S. allies Tokyo and Seoul, which both have huge U.S. military presences, about Trump agreeing to halt the U.S. military exercises with South Korea.

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    Wednesday saw worries from U.S. allies Tokyo and Seoul, which both have huge U.S. military presences, about Trump agreeing to halt the U.S. military exercises with South Korea.

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  • Trump declares oil prices too high, blames OPEC

    Trump declares oil prices too high, blames OPEC

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:08:47 GMT
    President Donald Trump is declaring that oil prices are too high, and blaming an international.More >
    President Donald Trump is declaring that oil prices are too high, and blaming an international.More >
  • The Latest: Trump's claim of no nuke threat seen as dubious

    The Latest: Trump's claim of no nuke threat seen as dubious

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:01 PM EDT2018-06-14 03:01:36 GMT
    (Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore via AP). En esta foto distribuida por el Ministerio de Comunicaciones e Información de Singapur, el presidente estadounidense Donald Trump aborda el avión presidencial Air Force One tras la cumbre ...(Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore via AP). En esta foto distribuida por el Ministerio de Comunicaciones e Información de Singapur, el presidente estadounidense Donald Trump aborda el avión presidencial Air Force One tras la cumbre ...
    A spokesman of South Korean President Moon Jae-in says Washington and Seoul need to consider a "variety of ways to further facilitate dialogue" while they are engaged in nuclear negotiations with Pyongyang.More >
    A spokesman of South Korean President Moon Jae-in says Washington and Seoul need to consider a "variety of ways to further facilitate dialogue" while they are engaged in nuclear negotiations with Pyongyang.More >
  • Backers: Ranked-choice voting 'here to stay' despite hiccups

    Backers: Ranked-choice voting 'here to stay' despite hiccups

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 10:09 PM EDT2018-06-14 02:09:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File). In this May 5, 2018 file photo, gubernatorial candidate Shawn Moody speaks at the Republican Convention in Augusta, Maine. Mainers go to the ballot box, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, to rank candidates for the first time. I...(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File). In this May 5, 2018 file photo, gubernatorial candidate Shawn Moody speaks at the Republican Convention in Augusta, Maine. Mainers go to the ballot box, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, to rank candidates for the first time. I...
    Businessman Shawn Moody won the GOP nomination for November's gubernatorial election, while the winner of the Democratic primary is unknown because no candidate came close to a majority of the votes.More >
    Businessman Shawn Moody won the GOP nomination for November's gubernatorial election, while the winner of the Democratic primary is unknown because no candidate came close to a majority of the votes.More >
  • Election win puts Democrats close to taking Wisconsin Senate

    Election win puts Democrats close to taking Wisconsin Senate

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-06-14 01:07:57 GMT
    (Adam Wesley/The Post-Crescent via AP). Caleb Frostman, Democratic candidate for Wisconsin Senate 1st District, photographed at the Press-Gazette office on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 in Green Bay, Wis. Frostman faces Republican state Rep. Andre Jacque in ...(Adam Wesley/The Post-Crescent via AP). Caleb Frostman, Democratic candidate for Wisconsin Senate 1st District, photographed at the Press-Gazette office on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 in Green Bay, Wis. Frostman faces Republican state Rep. Andre Jacque in ...
    Wisconsin Democrats have flipped a GOP stronghold to capture a state legislative district that voted overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump in 2016.More >
    Wisconsin Democrats have flipped a GOP stronghold to capture a state legislative district that voted overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump in 2016.More >
  • Trump to be central in Nevada races for Senate, governor

    Trump to be central in Nevada races for Senate, governor

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:49 PM EDT2018-06-14 00:49:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Clark County Commission Chair and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak speaks at an election night party, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). Clark County Commission Chair and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak speaks at an election night party, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Las Vegas.
    President Trump won't be on the ballot in November but he is shaping up to be at the center of two important campaigns in Nevada as Democrats hope to reclaim the governor's mansion and Republicans work to keep a...More >
    President Trump won't be on the ballot in November but he is shaping up to be at the center of two important campaigns in Nevada as Democrats hope to reclaim the governor's mansion and Republicans work to keep a U.S. Senate seat.More >
  • The Latest: Latest tally seals Breed as San Francisco mayor

    The Latest: Latest tally seals Breed as San Francisco mayor

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-06-14 00:38:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). File - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, former state Sen. Mark Leno speaks to reporters in San Francisco. San Francisco mayoral candidate Leno is scheduled to make remarks about the election as the latest results show London...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). File - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, former state Sen. Mark Leno speaks to reporters in San Francisco. San Francisco mayoral candidate Leno is scheduled to make remarks about the election as the latest results show London...
    Former state Sen. Mark Leno conceded the race for San Francisco mayor, saying on Wednesday that he informed chief rival London Breed in a phone call.More >
    Former state Sen. Mark Leno conceded the race for San Francisco mayor, saying on Wednesday that he informed chief rival London Breed in a phone call.More >
  • The Latest: Trump claim of no NK nuke threat seen as dubious

    The Latest: Trump claim of no NK nuke threat seen as dubious

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-06-14 00:01:40 GMT
    (Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore via AP). En esta foto distribuida por el Ministerio de Comunicaciones e Información de Singapur, el presidente estadounidense Donald Trump aborda el avión presidencial Air Force One tras la cumbre ...(Ministry of Communications and Information, Singapore via AP). En esta foto distribuida por el Ministerio de Comunicaciones e Información de Singapur, el presidente estadounidense Donald Trump aborda el avión presidencial Air Force One tras la cumbre ...
    President Donald Trump is stretching credulity at home and abroad by declaring there is "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea" after his summit with Kim Jong Un.More >
    President Donald Trump is stretching credulity at home and abroad by declaring there is "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea" after his summit with Kim Jong Un.More >
  • Lawyers for ex-Senate aide want to bar 'improper' statements

    Lawyers for ex-Senate aide want to bar 'improper' statements

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-06-14 00:01:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). James Wolfe former director of security with the Senate Intelligence Committee arrives at the federal courthouse, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Washington. James Wolfe a former director of security of the Senate Intelligence...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). James Wolfe former director of security with the Senate Intelligence Committee arrives at the federal courthouse, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Washington. James Wolfe a former director of security of the Senate Intelligence...
    Lawyers for a former Senate staffer accused of lying to the FBI say they plan to ask a judge to bar President Donald Trump and other federal government officials from making "improper and prejudicial" statements.More >
    Lawyers for a former Senate staffer accused of lying to the FBI say they plan to ask a judge to bar President Donald Trump and other federal government officials from making "improper and prejudicial" statements.More >
  • Trump slams Sen. McCaskill for plane use during RV road trip

    Trump slams Sen. McCaskill for plane use during RV road trip

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:30:55 GMT
    President Donald Trump is calling Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill "phony" for using a private plane during part of a recent trip through Missouri using an RV.More >
    President Donald Trump is calling Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill "phony" for using a private plane during part of a recent trip through Missouri using an RV.More >
  • Nevada pimp wins GOP primary, rejoices with Hollywood madam

    Nevada pimp wins GOP primary, rejoices with Hollywood madam

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:19:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - In this June 13, 2016, file photo, Dennis Hof, owner of the Moonlite BunnyRanch, a legal brothel near Carson City, Nevada, is pictured during an interview in Oklahoma City. The most closely-watched race in Nevada's ...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - In this June 13, 2016, file photo, Dennis Hof, owner of the Moonlite BunnyRanch, a legal brothel near Carson City, Nevada, is pictured during an interview in Oklahoma City. The most closely-watched race in Nevada's ...

    The owner of half a dozen legal brothels in Nevada has ousted a Republican state lawmaker running for re-election.

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    The owner of half a dozen legal brothels in Nevada has ousted a Republican state lawmaker running for re-election.

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  • Michael Cohen hunts for new lawyers in FBI probe

    Michael Cohen hunts for new lawyers in FBI probe

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:01:11 GMT
    Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, is searching for a new legal team to represent him in an FBI investigation of his business dealings. (Source: Seth Wenig/AP)Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, is searching for a new legal team to represent him in an FBI investigation of his business dealings. (Source: Seth Wenig/AP)

    Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, is searching for a new legal team to represent him in an FBI investigation of his business dealings.

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    Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, is searching for a new legal team to represent him in an FBI investigation of his business dealings.

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  • Trump signals support for states deciding if pot is legal

    Trump signals support for states deciding if pot is legal

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-06-13 22:10:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One as he arrives for the G7 Summit, Friday, June 8, 2018, in Canadian Forces Base Bagotville, Canada.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One as he arrives for the G7 Summit, Friday, June 8, 2018, in Canadian Forces Base Bagotville, Canada.
    President Donald Trump says he's inclined to support a bipartisan effort in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana.More >
    President Donald Trump says he's inclined to support a bipartisan effort in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana.More >
  • Pence gives campaign-style speech to Southern Baptists

    Pence gives campaign-style speech to Southern Baptists

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-06-13 22:05:21 GMT
    (Andy Jacobsohn/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Vice president Mike Pence speaks at the annual meeting of The Southern Baptist Convention at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas Wednesday, June 13, 2018.(Andy Jacobsohn/The Dallas Morning News via AP). Vice president Mike Pence speaks at the annual meeting of The Southern Baptist Convention at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
    Vice President Mike Pence gives campaign-style to the closing session of the Southern Baptist Convention ' annual meeting, winning several standing ovations even as his appearance drew criticism from some...More >
    Vice President Mike Pence gives campaign-style to the closing session of the Southern Baptist Convention ' annual meeting, winning several standing ovations even as his appearance drew criticism from some evangelicals.More >
  • Senate panel OKs farm bill, but House wants work provisions

    Senate panel OKs farm bill, but House wants work provisions

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-06-13 20:42:32 GMT
    A Senate panel has approved a modest, bipartisan rewrite of federal farm and nutrition programs, sidestepping a fight for now but setting up a clash with House Republicans intent on beefing up work requirements for...More >
    A Senate panel has approved a modest, bipartisan rewrite of federal farm and nutrition programs, sidestepping a fight for now but setting up a clash with House Republicans intent on beefing up work requirements for food stamps.More >
  • Larry Kudlow released from hospital after heart attack

    Larry Kudlow released from hospital after heart attack

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-06-13 20:09:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Inn this June 6, 2018, photo, Senior White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a briefing at the White House in Washington.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Inn this June 6, 2018, photo, Senior White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a briefing at the White House in Washington.
    President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, has been released from the hospital after what the White House had described as a "very mild" heart attack.More >
    President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, has been released from the hospital after what the White House had described as a "very mild" heart attack.More >
  • Trump's Mideast team to push peace plan in region

    Trump's Mideast team to push peace plan in region

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-06-13 19:49:03 GMT
    The White House says President Donald Trump's Mideast negotiating team will visit the region next week to promote its as-yet unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and hold talks on deteriorating conditions in the...More >
    The White House says President Donald Trump's Mideast negotiating team will visit the region next week to promote its as-yet unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and hold talks on deteriorating conditions in the Gaza Strip.More >
  • AP EXPLAINS: What does ranked-choice voting mean for Maine?

    AP EXPLAINS: What does ranked-choice voting mean for Maine?

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-06-13 19:43:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). A resident arrives to cast her vote at a polling station at the Kennebunk Town Hall in Kennebunk, Maine, Tuesday, June 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). A resident arrives to cast her vote at a polling station at the Kennebunk Town Hall in Kennebunk, Maine, Tuesday, June 12, 2018.
    Maine Republicans and Democrats wrestled Tuesday with new ballots that let them rank some candidates for the first time.More >
    Maine Republicans and Democrats wrestled Tuesday with new ballots that let them rank some candidates for the first time.More >
  • Nevada primary tees up battleground governor, Senate races

    Nevada primary tees up battleground governor, Senate races

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-06-13 19:31:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Clark County Commission Chair and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak walks onstage at an election night party, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). Clark County Commission Chair and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak walks onstage at an election night party, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Las Vegas.
    Nevada voters have delivered easy primary election wins to Republican Sen. Dean Heller and his Democratic opponent Jacky Rosen.More >
    Nevada voters have delivered easy primary election wins to Republican Sen. Dean Heller and his Democratic opponent Jacky Rosen.More >
  • Times reviewing work of reporter whose records were seized

    Times reviewing work of reporter whose records were seized

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:18 PM EDT2018-06-13 19:18:30 GMT
    The New York Times says it's reviewing the work history of a reporter whose email and phone records were seized by prosecutors examining whether government secrets were leaked.More >
    The New York Times says it's reviewing the work history of a reporter whose email and phone records were seized by prosecutors examining whether government secrets were leaked.More >
  • GOP congressman asks Trump to attend annual baseball game

    GOP congressman asks Trump to attend annual baseball game

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-06-13 19:17:19 GMT
    A Republican congressman says he has personally asked President Donald Trump to attend the annual congressional baseball game Thursday night at Nationals Park.More >
    A Republican congressman says he has personally asked President Donald Trump to attend the annual congressional baseball game Thursday night at Nationals Park.More >
  • The Latest: Legal pimp defeats Nevada lawmaker in GOP race

    The Latest: Legal pimp defeats Nevada lawmaker in GOP race

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-06-13 18:50:25 GMT
    (Kathryn Ziesig/The Post And Courier via AP). South Carolina Rep. Katie Arrington, who is running for the first district of South Carolina, celebrates after casting her vote on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Bethany United Methodist Church in Summerville.(Kathryn Ziesig/The Post And Courier via AP). South Carolina Rep. Katie Arrington, who is running for the first district of South Carolina, celebrates after casting her vote on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Bethany United Methodist Church in Summerville.
    President Donald Trump is urging South Carolina Republican voters to dump frequent critic Rep. Mark Sanford.More >
    President Donald Trump is urging South Carolina Republican voters to dump frequent critic Rep. Mark Sanford.More >
  • White House announces visit by president of Portugal

    White House announces visit by president of Portugal

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-06-13 18:50:10 GMT
    The president of Portugal will be visiting the White House later this month to meet with President Donald Trump.More >
    The president of Portugal will be visiting the White House later this month to meet with President Donald Trump.More >
  • Anticipation surrounds Fed's rate forecasts after next hike

    Anticipation surrounds Fed's rate forecasts after next hike

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-06-13 18:21:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE- In this March 21, 2018, file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. Investors are eagerly awaiting the updated economic forecasts th...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE- In this March 21, 2018, file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. Investors are eagerly awaiting the updated economic forecasts th...

    Attention is focused mainly on any hints that the Fed might accelerate its rate hikes in the coming months.

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    Attention is focused mainly on any hints that the Fed might accelerate its rate hikes in the coming months.

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  • The Latest: Trump said to support House immigration plan

    The Latest: Trump said to support House immigration plan

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-06-13 17:12:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2018, photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters following a closed-door GOP meeting on immigration without reaching an agreement between conservatives and ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2018, photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters following a closed-door GOP meeting on immigration without reaching an agreement between conservatives and ...
    House Speaker Paul Ryan says compromise legislation that's in the works on immigration has an "actual chance at making law and solving this problem.".More >
    House Speaker Paul Ryan says compromise legislation that's in the works on immigration has an "actual chance at making law and solving this problem.".More >
  • Iran deal comparisons cloud Trump's North Korea summit

    Iran deal comparisons cloud Trump's North Korea summit

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-06-13 16:31:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions about the summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un during a press conference at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore. Trump’s comments on Tuesda...(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions about the summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un during a press conference at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore. Trump’s comments on Tuesda...
    Trump's proclamations of historic success at his unprecedented summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have drawn unflattering comparisons to his rejection of the Iran nuclear deal.More >
    Trump's proclamations of historic success at his unprecedented summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have drawn unflattering comparisons to his rejection of the Iran nuclear deal.More >
  • In SC primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark Sanford

    In SC primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark Sanford

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:10 PM EDT2018-06-13 16:10:26 GMT
    (Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP). U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republica...(Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP). U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republica...
    A second incumbent Republican congressman loses his seat in a primary featuring intense divisions among the GOP in the Trump era.More >
    A second incumbent Republican congressman loses his seat in a primary featuring intense divisions among the GOP in the Trump era.More >
  • Lawsuit says DOJ not providing documents to ex-FBI official

    Lawsuit says DOJ not providing documents to ex-FBI official

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:47 AM EDT2018-06-13 11:47:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2017, file photo then-acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Justice Department has repeatedly refused to provide McCabe with documents related to his firin...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2017, file photo then-acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Justice Department has repeatedly refused to provide McCabe with documents related to his firin...
    Lawsuit says the Justice Department has repeatedly refused to provide a former deputy director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, documents related to his firing.More >
    Lawsuit says the Justice Department has repeatedly refused to provide a former deputy director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, documents related to his firing.More >
  • Businessman wins primary in race to succeed firebrand LePage

    Businessman wins primary in race to succeed firebrand LePage

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:13 AM EDT2018-06-13 11:13:17 GMT
    Voters in Maine have plenty of candidates to choose from to replace term-limited firebrand Republican Gov. Paul LePage.More >
    Voters in Maine have plenty of candidates to choose from to replace term-limited firebrand Republican Gov. Paul LePage.More >
  • US hits Russian firms with sanctions, citing cyberattacks

    US hits Russian firms with sanctions, citing cyberattacks

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-06-13 10:44:07 GMT
    The Trump administration on Monday slapped sanctions on eight Russian companies and businessmen for engaging in cyber-attacks and assisting Russia's military and intelligence services. (Source: Pool/CNN)The Trump administration on Monday slapped sanctions on eight Russian companies and businessmen for engaging in cyber-attacks and assisting Russia's military and intelligence services. (Source: Pool/CNN)

    The Trump administration on Monday slapped sanctions on eight Russian companies and businessmen for engaging in cyber-attacks and assisting Russia's military and intelligence services with other malicious activities.

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    The Trump administration on Monday slapped sanctions on eight Russian companies and businessmen for engaging in cyber-attacks and assisting Russia's military and intelligence services with other malicious activities.

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  • Dean Heller, Jacky Rosen win primaries in Nevada Senate race

    Dean Heller, Jacky Rosen win primaries in Nevada Senate race

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 6:43 AM EDT2018-06-13 10:43:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2017 file photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., speaks at a news conference in Las Vegas. The most closely-watched race in Nevada's primary election Tuesday, June 12, 2018, is not GOP Sen. Heller's re-el...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2017 file photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., speaks at a news conference in Las Vegas. The most closely-watched race in Nevada's primary election Tuesday, June 12, 2018, is not GOP Sen. Heller's re-el...
    Nevada Republican Dean Heller has secured his party's nomination as he seeks re-election to the U.S. Senate.More >
    Nevada Republican Dean Heller has secured his party's nomination as he seeks re-election to the U.S. Senate.More >
  • Navarro voices regret for harsh words about Canadian leader

    Navarro voices regret for harsh words about Canadian leader

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 5:00 AM EDT2018-06-13 09:00:45 GMT
    Report: White House adviser Navarro apologizes for 'special place in hell' comment about Canadian PM.More >
    Report: White House adviser Navarro apologizes for 'special place in hell' comment about Canadian PM.More >
  • Democrats settle bruising primary for Nevada governor

    Democrats settle bruising primary for Nevada governor

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-06-13 08:01:02 GMT
    (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev, speaks during a media briefing at Metro Police headquarters in Las Vegas. Heller is considered the vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-ele...(Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev, speaks during a media briefing at Metro Police headquarters in Las Vegas. Heller is considered the vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-ele...
    Nevada's Dean Heller is considered the vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-election this year, but he has an easy primary battle Tuesday thanks to President Donald Trump.More >
    Nevada's Dean Heller is considered the vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-election this year, but he has an easy primary battle Tuesday thanks to President Donald Trump.More >
  • Battle for 2 key open US House seats set in Nevada

    Battle for 2 key open US House seats set in Nevada

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:37 AM EDT2018-06-13 07:37:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this file photo taken June 6, 2018, Cresent Hardy poses for a photo with other political candidates after a meeting in Las Vegas. Hardy, a Republican, and Steven Horsford, a Democrat, were favored to win their pr...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this file photo taken June 6, 2018, Cresent Hardy poses for a photo with other political candidates after a meeting in Las Vegas. Hardy, a Republican, and Steven Horsford, a Democrat, were favored to win their pr...
    Tea party favorite Sharron Angle is trying Tuesday to unseat the incumbent Republican in the GOP's strongest congressional district in Nevada, where two other Democrat-held open seats will be up for grabs in November.More >
    Tea party favorite Sharron Angle is trying Tuesday to unseat the incumbent Republican in the GOP's strongest congressional district in Nevada, where two other Democrat-held open seats will be up for grabs in November.More >
  • Energy regulators: No grid emergency to justify coal bailout

    Energy regulators: No grid emergency to justify coal bailout

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:28 AM EDT2018-06-13 07:28:40 GMT
    Federal regulators are disputing the Trump administration's claim that struggles facing the coal and nuclear industries threaten the reliability of the nation's power grid.More >
    Federal regulators are disputing the Trump administration's claim that struggles facing the coal and nuclear industries threaten the reliability of the nation's power grid.More >
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