'It's about time': Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson 2018-05-25T02:42:43Z 2018-05-24T17:22:19Z 2018-05-25T02:42:43Z President Donald Trump had pardoned boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by an all-white jury of "immorality" for one of his relationships.
Dem, GOP leaders get classified briefings on Russia probe 2018-05-25T02:35:09Z 2018-05-24T04:42:25Z 2018-05-25T02:35:09Z 2 House lawmakers and allies of President Donald Trump are set to meet with top intelligence officials. N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch 2018-05-25T02:33:21Z 2018-05-24T10:31:59Z 2018-05-25T02:33:22Z North Korea has carried out what it says is the demolition of its nuclear test site in the presence of foreign journalists. Trump cancels summit with Kim; North Korea still wants talks 2018-05-25T02:33:06Z 2018-05-24T14:02:13Z 2018-05-25T02:33:07Z President Donald Trump is canceling the June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, citing the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent statement from North Korea.
Texas governor meeting with students, shooting survivors 2018-05-25T02:26:24Z 2018-05-24T04:42:15Z 2018-05-25T02:26:13Z Focus of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's meetings on school safety and mass shootings shifting to those closest to the violence of recent attacks.
The Latest: Singapore regrets cancellation of US-NK summit 2018-05-25T02:24:07Z 2018-05-24T15:22:21Z 2018-05-25T02:24:07Z A Republican senator often critical of Donald Trump says the president "made the right call" in canceling a summit with North Korea's leader.
Trump signs bill easing post-2008 crisis restraints on banks 2018-05-25T02:22:49Z 2018-05-24T16:32:11Z 2018-05-25T02:22:43Z President Donald Trump has signed into law a measure loosening key restraints for banks that stemmed from the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession.
Trump administration defends Keystone XL pipeline in court 2018-05-25T02:22:42Z 2018-05-24T06:51:57Z 2018-05-25T02:22:40Z Attorneys for the Trump administration are due in a Montana courtroom Thursday to defend the approval of TransCanada's disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline project.
Saudi Arabia releases 3 women as other activists still held 2018-05-25T02:16:28Z 2018-05-24T13:12:23Z 2018-05-25T02:16:28Z Rights groups and activists say Saudi authorities have released two women's rights activists, but 8 others remain detained. Stormy Daniels' lawyer renews efforts to depose Trump 2018-05-25T02:07:08Z 2018-05-24T18:54:12Z 2018-05-25T02:06:11Z Stormy Daniels' lawyer is once again seeking to depose President Donald Trump in the porn actress' fight to invalidate a confidentiality agreement she signed days before the 2016 presidential election. Democrat says Trump Jr. may have lied to Senate committee 2018-05-25T02:07:03Z 2018-05-24T22:42:36Z 2018-05-25T02:06:09Z A Democratic senator says he's concerned that President Donald Trump's eldest son may have lied to Congress about his knowledge of foreign assistance offered to the Trump campaign. FBI briefed on allegations against Missouri governor 2018-05-25T02:06:52Z 2018-05-24T14:24:47Z 2018-05-25T02:05:57Z Attorneys for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens want lawmakers investigating the governor to issue subpoenas to probe more deeply into the source of a cash payment related to sexual misconduct allegations against him. Senate approves sexual harassment bill for Congress 2018-05-25T02:06:31Z 2018-05-24T19:02:14Z 2018-05-25T02:05:09Z The Senate has given final approval to a bill that revamps the system for handling sexual harassment complaints on Capitol Hill.
Trump awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL in Afghan assault 2018-05-25T02:06:22Z 2018-05-24T19:12:12Z 2018-05-25T02:05:01Z President Donald Trump has awarded the Medal of Honor to a Navy SEAL who oversaw a daring assault and rescue mission on a snowy Afghanistan mountaintop in 2002.
Trump: No immigration deal unless 'real wall,' good security 2018-05-25T02:06:12Z 2018-05-24T11:32:00Z 2018-05-25T02:06:12Z President Donald Trump says he opposes any immigration legislation that doesn't include "a real wall" along the Mexican border and "very strong border security.".
APNewsBreak: Ethics complaint filed over Gianforte assault 2018-05-25T01:37:08Z 2018-05-24T15:34:42Z 2018-05-25T01:36:21Z The head of the Montana Democratic Party is asking for a congressional ethics investigation into whether Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte lied about his attack of a reporter last year.
Facebook won't pay compensation for Cambridge Analytica case 2018-05-25T01:15:24Z 2018-05-24T16:32:15Z 2018-05-25T01:15:24Z Facebook says it will not compensate users in the scandal over the misuse of their personal data by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. Facebook to label election-related 'issue ads' in US 2018-05-25T01:15:20Z 2018-05-24T18:54:04Z 2018-05-25T01:15:20Z Facebook to label election-related 'issue ads' in US.
Trump suggests NFL players who kneel shouldn't be in US 2018-05-25T00:16:24Z 2018-05-24T10:52:36Z 2018-05-25T00:15:21Z President Donald Trump is praising a new NFL policy banning kneeling during the national anthem.
The Latest: 2nd briefing on Russia probe wraps up 2018-05-25T00:16:05Z 2018-05-24T11:23:45Z 2018-05-25T00:16:05Z President Donald Trump says that the FBI is a "fantastic institution" but that "some of the people at the top were rotten apples." He says, "James Comey was one of them.". Putin meets Macron, says North Korea summit end regrettable 2018-05-25T00:15:47Z 2018-05-24T06:11:59Z 2018-05-25T00:14:16Z French President Emmanuel Macron is now reaching out to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts 2018-05-24T23:22:55Z 2018-05-24T04:12:20Z 2018-05-24T23:22:55Z As trade talks with Mexico and Canada stall, Trump administration explores whether tariffs are needed on auto imports. Congress OKs Trump bid to widen private care at besieged VA 2018-05-24T22:56:52Z 2018-05-23T16:23:13Z 2018-05-24T22:56:52Z The Senate is expected to give final approval to legislation giving veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system.
US health chief pledges more action if Ebola spreads 2018-05-24T22:56:45Z 2018-05-23T16:54:48Z 2018-05-24T22:56:45Z New US health chief pledges more action if Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads. Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs 2018-05-24T22:56:43Z 2018-05-22T21:32:43Z 2018-05-24T22:56:43Z A bill helping people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments has sailed through Congress. Trial underway for refugee who challenged NSA surveillance 2018-05-24T22:17:18Z 2018-05-24T21:52:25Z 2018-05-24T22:16:51Z The trial of a refugee from Uzbekistan charged with conspiring to support a terrorist group and making plans to join the organization is underway in Denver. Analysis says Trump budget won't curb deficits as promised 2018-05-24T20:25:23Z 2018-05-24T19:02:58Z 2018-05-24T20:25:18Z The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says that President Donald Trump's budget plan wouldn't curb the spiraling budget deficit like it claims.
Correction: Mark Twain Prize-Louis-Dreyfus story 2018-05-24T19:53:13Z 2018-05-23T19:22:49Z 2018-05-24T19:52:58Z Julia Louis-Dreyfus is being honored with the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for a lifetime in comedy.
US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama 2018-05-24T19:36:17Z 2018-05-22T04:12:46Z 2018-05-24T19:36:17Z US clings to health coverage gains despite Trump's attempts to repeal 'Obamacare'.
Wyoming courts tech behind cryptocurrency to entice business 2018-05-24T19:07:43Z 2018-05-23T07:03:03Z 2018-05-24T19:06:43Z Companies flock to register in Wyoming after bold push for hyped new technology but results remain virtual. AP names Dustin Weaver as Congress news editor 2018-05-24T19:07:27Z 2018-05-24T11:23:50Z 2018-05-24T19:06:11Z The Associated Press has named Dustin Weaver as a news editor overseeing coverage of Congress. IAEA: Iran complying with nuclear deal, but could improve 2018-05-24T19:07:16Z 2018-05-24T16:42:11Z 2018-05-24T19:06:03Z The United Nations nuclear watchdog says Iran appears to be complying with a 2015 deal with major powers that was meant to stop it from developing nuclear weapons in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions. UN chief concerned by cancellation of US-NKorea summit 2018-05-24T19:06:59Z 2018-05-24T15:22:13Z 2018-05-24T19:05:43Z The U.N. chief says he is "deeply concerned" by the cancellation of the planned summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un.
Senate primary splits Arizona conservatives between 2 icons 2018-05-24T18:38:04Z 2018-05-24T07:02:22Z 2018-05-24T18:37:02Z Arizona conservatives are torn between two icons of their movement - former Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former state senator Kelli Ward - in the GOP Senate primary. House passes $717B Pentagon policy measure 2018-05-24T18:16:00Z 2018-05-24T15:14:08Z 2018-05-24T18:15:06Z The House has passed a $717 billion defense policy bill that would give the military a 2.6 percent pay hike, the largest in nine years.
Mexican Mafia run jail crime like an 'illegal government' 2018-05-24T17:46:16Z 2018-05-24T07:01:57Z 2018-05-24T17:46:08Z The Los Angeles jails are run by the county sheriff, but the Mexican Mafia wields the power in the underworld behind bars. Amazon urged not to sell facial recognition tool to police 2018-05-24T17:38:01Z 2018-05-22T14:12:42Z 2018-05-24T17:37:39Z The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are asking Amazon to stop marketing a facial recognition tool to police. Trump's campaign backs Calif. businessman in governor's race 2018-05-24T16:38:20Z 2018-05-24T14:52:09Z 2018-05-24T16:38:20Z President Donald Trump's campaign is announcing its support for California businessman John Cox's campaign for governor, building upon the president's endorsement in the state's crowded primary.
The Latest: UN chief concerned Kim-Trump summit was canceled 2018-05-24T15:25:31Z 2018-05-24T14:12:17Z 2018-05-24T15:25:31Z President Donald Trump is telling North Korea's Kim Jong Un that the world is losing a "great opportunity for lasting peace and great prosperity and wealth.".
Spanish ruling party fined in major corruption case 2018-05-24T14:55:51Z 2018-05-24T13:22:08Z 2018-05-24T14:54:58Z Spain's National Court has convicted and given heft prison sentences to politicians and businesspeople involved in a kickbacks-for-contracts scheme that helped fund the governing party.
North Korea slams Pence as summit with Trump grows shakier 2018-05-24T14:23:07Z 2018-05-24T00:51:42Z 2018-05-24T14:23:06Z A top North Korean official says recent comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence were "stupid" and "ignorant" and again warns the country is willing to pull out of a planned summit with Trump.
California's Feinstein drops support for death penalty 2018-05-24T14:16:27Z 2018-05-23T20:25:23Z 2018-05-24T14:15:04Z California U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein says she no longer supports the death penalty.
Kushner given security clearance after background check 2018-05-24T13:56:00Z 2018-05-24T04:11:48Z 2018-05-24T13:56:00Z A security clearance has been granted to Trump's adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, after a lengthy background check. FBI overstated encryption problem with cell phones 2018-05-24T13:37:38Z 2018-05-23T16:55:04Z 2018-05-24T13:37:38Z FBI officials say a programming error led them to vastly overstate the number of cell phones that investigators could not access because of encryption.
Teachers show strength in Kentucky primary elections 2018-05-24T13:18:00Z 2018-05-23T04:07:33Z 2018-05-24T13:17:50Z Teachers in Kentucky could soon be taking politicians to school. APNewsbreak: Pentagon adopts new cellphone restrictions 2018-05-24T13:17:49Z 2018-05-22T18:42:46Z 2018-05-24T13:17:34Z APNewsBreak: The Defense Department has approved new restrictions for the use of mobile phones and some other electronic devices in the Pentagon where classified information is present or discussed.
Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic abuse crisis 2018-05-24T13:16:39Z 2018-05-23T17:53:32Z 2018-05-24T13:16:09Z Lawmakers used a House subcommittee hearing get answers about the U.S. Olympic Committee's slow-moving response to a steadily widening sex-abuse scandal in Olympic sports. Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter 2018-05-24T11:37:41Z 2018-05-23T17:43:15Z 2018-05-24T11:36:06Z A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment.
Texas shooting survivors seek purpose in shadow of Parkland 2018-05-24T11:24:56Z 2018-05-24T05:11:52Z 2018-05-24T11:24:55Z Texas school shooting survivors search for purpose in shadow of Parkland attack. Trump defends describing MS-13 gang members as 'animals' 2018-05-24T11:05:31Z 2018-05-23T12:03:05Z 2018-05-24T11:05:01Z President Donald Trump will speak on immigration and gang violence in a speech on Long Island in New York.
Malaysia's ex-leader questioned again in corruption scandal 2018-05-24T10:44:35Z 2018-05-24T02:52:09Z 2018-05-24T10:44:29Z Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the anti-corruption agency's office for more questioning over alleged graft at a state investment fund he set up. FBI seeks to thwart major cyberattack on Ukraine 2018-05-24T10:36:35Z 2018-05-23T18:13:23Z 2018-05-24T10:36:35Z Cisco says that a hundreds of thousands of routers have been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine.
Trump appears to raise new doubts about US-China trade deal 2018-05-24T10:32:41Z 2018-05-23T12:33:18Z 2018-05-24T10:32:33Z President Donald Trump says the U.S. will probably have to use a "different structure" when it comes to trade with China.
The Latest: Trump orders probe of tariffs for cars, trucks 2018-05-24T09:52:35Z 2018-05-24T01:01:51Z 2018-05-24T09:52:31Z Trump directs Commerce Department to investigate whether tariffs are needed on the import of automobiles into the US.
After mass shootings, NRA pins blame on familiar list 2018-05-24T09:07:16Z 2018-05-23T23:02:57Z 2018-05-24T09:07:16Z From the design of school buildings to video games, here's what the gun lobby says leads to school shootings. Egypt detains activist blogger amid new wave of arrests 2018-05-24T07:44:26Z 2018-05-23T12:33:29Z 2018-05-24T07:44:14Z Egyptian security officials say a prominent activist and blogger known for documenting police abuse has been detained, the latest in a new wave of arrests since elections earlier this year.
Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster' 2018-05-24T07:07:30Z 2018-05-22T09:52:33Z 2018-05-24T07:06:53Z Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users. In GOP immigration battle, factions split over citizenship 2018-05-24T07:06:21Z 2018-05-23T22:51:43Z 2018-05-24T07:05:46Z Divisions over whether to provide a conduit to citizenship for young "Dreamer" immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally loom for House Republicans.
Teacher's win in Kentucky points to November potential 2018-05-24T05:42:45Z 2018-05-23T21:51:44Z 2018-05-24T05:42:40Z A teacher has scored an upset in a Kentucky legislative race. Could this be a sign of things to come in November?.
Pompeo: Fate of US-NKorea summit rests with Kim Jong Un 2018-05-24T04:55:00Z 2018-05-23T04:44:22Z 2018-05-24T04:55:00Z The United States and South Korea are laboring to keep the highly anticipated U.S. summit with North Korea on track.
Seething over Russia probe, Trump tears into 'spygate' 2018-05-24T04:45:31Z 2018-05-23T04:44:06Z 2018-05-24T04:45:31Z President Donald Trump is increasing the pressure on the Justice Department.
AP source: Jared Kushner granted security clearance 2018-05-24T04:34:53Z 2018-05-23T19:42:00Z 2018-05-24T04:33:30Z White House adviser Jared Kushner _ who's President Donald Trump's son-in-law _ has been granted a permanent security clearance, according to a person with knowledge of the decision but wasn't authorized to speak publicly about the matter.
Bill expanding private care for veterans goes to Trump 2018-05-24T04:22:04Z 2018-05-24T04:12:07Z 2018-05-24T04:22:03Z Congress has approved expanding private care for veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system.
Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs 2018-05-24T04:17:19Z 2018-05-23T17:13:25Z 2018-05-24T04:16:54Z President Donald Trump is predicting that U.S. automakers and auto workers will be "very happy" with the outcome of talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement.
The Latest: Justice to hold bipartisan briefing Thursday 2018-05-24T02:56:00Z 2018-05-23T11:23:05Z 2018-05-24T02:56:00Z President Donald Trump is tweeting about the "Criminal Deep State" and says its efforts have backfired.
Critics see no end to foreign favors to Trump businesses 2018-05-24T02:55:28Z 2018-05-23T04:43:58Z 2018-05-24T02:55:28Z Quid pro Trump? Critics fear nothing to stop foreign government favors to Trump businesses.
Texas governor supports 2 small gun rules after shooting 2018-05-24T02:44:39Z 2018-05-23T04:33:20Z 2018-05-24T02:44:28Z Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's meetings on school violence and safety promise to wade into thorny issue of gun control.
The Latest: North Korea blasts Pence for 'stupid' remarks 2018-05-24T02:42:23Z 2018-05-23T15:33:11Z 2018-05-24T02:42:20Z Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says it is ultimately up to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un whether a planned summit with President Donald Trump takes place. Lawmaker wants states to reject sports bet 'integrity fee' 2018-05-24T01:44:57Z 2018-05-23T17:53:42Z 2018-05-24T01:44:54Z A top New Jersey lawmaker is urging all 50 states to reject so-called "integrity fee" payments to professional sports leagues in any sports betting legislation they enact. DC federal appeals court to livestream audio of arguments 2018-05-24T01:16:56Z 2018-05-23T21:24:58Z 2018-05-24T01:16:56Z The District of Columbia-based federal appeals court has voted to livestream the audio of all oral arguments, except when classified or sealed material has to be discussed.
High hopes but tough road for black woman in governor's race 2018-05-24T00:12:29Z 2018-05-23T19:01:51Z 2018-05-24T00:12:29Z Georgia attorney and romance novelist Stacey Abrams has a tough road ahead as she campaigns to become America's first black female governor.
The Latest: Texas victim's mother speaks out for gun control 2018-05-23T23:56:23Z 2018-05-23T16:07:35Z 2018-05-23T23:56:00Z Teachers have returned to work at a Texas high school where 10 people were killed. Michigan lawmakers advance legislation on mandated reporters 2018-05-23T23:24:24Z 2018-05-23T22:11:53Z 2018-05-23T23:24:24Z Michigan lawmakers are at odds over a decision to scale back the proposed expansion of the state's mandatory reporter law after the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. US man gets 15 years in prison for illegal handgun exports 2018-05-23T23:12:15Z 2018-05-23T21:15:01Z 2018-05-23T23:12:02Z A Montana man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to illegally exporting high-caliber handguns to customers in countries with strict weapons laws.
Cohen distances himself from tax-cheating "Taxi King" 2018-05-23T22:35:27Z 2018-05-23T15:33:16Z 2018-05-23T22:35:27Z President Donald Trump's personal lawyer is distancing himself from an associate in the taxi industry who pleaded guilty to tax fraud.
Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations 2018-05-23T22:32:37Z 2018-05-23T04:43:20Z 2018-05-23T22:32:19Z Trump is one step from checking off another campaign promise, an overhaul of the landmark Dodd-Frank bill that grew out of the 2008 financial collapse. Pompeo: US will fight Russian interference in 2018 elections 2018-05-23T21:05:15Z 2018-05-23T14:03:24Z 2018-05-23T21:04:25Z Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration will not tolerate Russian interference in the 2018 congressional midterm elections. ACLU sues over battleground Ohio's congressional districts 2018-05-23T20:58:12Z 2018-05-23T15:13:14Z 2018-05-23T20:58:12Z The ACLU has filed a constitutional challenge to Ohio's congressional map, using Republican Gov. John Kasich's statements opposing gerrymandering as ammunition.
Pruitt promises action on rising threat from contaminants 2018-05-23T20:36:38Z 2018-05-22T13:32:44Z 2018-05-23T20:35:05Z Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says dealing with a widespread contamination in drinking water is a "national priority.". The Latest: Senate approves bill to widen private care at VA 2018-05-23T20:26:13Z 2018-05-23T20:21:52Z 2018-05-23T20:26:01Z The Senate has passed a sweeping bill aimed at fulfilling President Donald Trump's pledge to expand private care to veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system. US disinvites China from multinational military exercise 2018-05-23T19:55:05Z 2018-05-23T16:23:10Z 2018-05-23T19:55:05Z The Pentagon says it has disinvited China from a multinational military exercise to be held this summer in the Pacific. The Latest: China urges US to change 'negative mindset' 2018-05-23T19:55:03Z 2018-05-23T19:51:48Z 2018-05-23T19:55:03Z China's foreign minister says the U.S. withdrawal of an invitation for China to participate in a multinational naval exercise is "very non-constructive.". Iran's Khamenei criticizes US over hard-line stance 2018-05-23T19:53:01Z 2018-05-23T18:41:33Z 2018-05-23T19:52:55Z Iran's Supreme Leader criticizes the U.S. over its hard-line stance toward the country since President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from a landmark nuclear deal with Western powers.
Italy steps toward populist government as Conte gets mandate 2018-05-23T19:32:01Z 2018-05-23T14:53:18Z 2018-05-23T19:32:01Z Italy's president summons premier candidate Conte for talks on forming a government. The Latest: Trump urges nations to cooperate on immigration 2018-05-23T19:12:46Z 2018-05-23T15:44:06Z 2018-05-23T19:12:45Z President Donald Trump will speak on immigration and gang violence in a speech on Long Island in New York. Pence warns Coast Guard graduates of the perils facing US 2018-05-23T19:08:13Z 2018-05-23T14:33:24Z 2018-05-23T19:08:11Z Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to deliver the commencement address at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy's graduation ceremony.
GOP candidates for Georgia governor ready for runoff 2018-05-23T19:07:52Z 2018-05-23T05:03:16Z 2018-05-23T19:07:45Z Any focus on Stacey Abrams chances of becoming the nation's first black female governor has to wait for her Republican opponent who won't be settled for another two months.
Georgia Democrat challenges racial barrier in governor race 2018-05-23T18:55:33Z 2018-05-23T05:22:59Z 2018-05-23T18:54:15Z Several of Tuesday's nomination races end well for female candidates, one winning a chance to become the first black female governor in U.S. history.
The Latest: Premier-designate confirms Italy's place in EU 2018-05-23T18:37:00Z 2018-05-23T17:43:19Z 2018-05-23T18:37:00Z Italy's president has asked political neophyte Giuseppe Conte to try to form a government, giving the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and anti-immigrant League their first shot at running western Europe's first populist government.
Bitter, expensive fight for Arkansas court seat to drag on 2018-05-23T18:27:17Z 2018-05-23T05:25:05Z 2018-05-23T18:26:29Z A bitter and expensive fight for an Arkansas Supreme Court seat that drew more than $1 million in outside spending will drag on for another six months. Senate bill overhauls handling of sex harassment complaints 2018-05-23T17:26:55Z 2018-05-23T14:35:43Z 2018-05-23T17:26:24Z Senate negotiators have released a bipartisan bill to overhaul the system for handling sexual harassment complaints on Capitol Hill. Dispute on eye drop size fails to catch Supreme Court's eye 2018-05-23T17:05:13Z 2018-05-21T13:52:07Z 2018-05-23T17:05:05Z A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Ryan returns to Capitol to calm restless House Republicans 2018-05-23T16:23:53Z 2018-05-23T04:44:12Z 2018-05-23T16:23:49Z House Speaker Paul Ryan is facing growing disruption in the ranks of Republican lawmakers.
The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants 2018-05-23T15:25:43Z 2018-05-22T14:05:45Z 2018-05-23T15:25:43Z The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants. EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course 2018-05-23T15:25:32Z 2018-05-22T16:12:43Z 2018-05-23T15:25:29Z The Environmental Protection Agency has blocked The Associated Press and CNN from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants.
The Latest: Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank 2018-05-23T14:06:47Z 2018-05-23T12:23:07Z 2018-05-23T14:06:38Z President Donald Trump says he is eager to sign a bill that will dismantle a chunk of the landmark Dodd-Frank act that grew out of the 2008 financial collapse.
Laurel, Yanny or ... covfefe? White House joins in on debate 2018-05-23T13:57:04Z 2018-05-18T00:40:05Z 2018-05-23T13:56:47Z The White House is getting in on the viral debate over whether people hear the names "Laurel" or "Yanny" in a much-shared audio clip.
Senate hopeful Joe Arpaio mum on details of Trump policies 2018-05-23T13:06:21Z 2018-05-22T23:22:57Z 2018-05-23T13:06:17Z U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio has pledged his unwavering support for President Donald Trump but is unwilling or unable to elaborate on the president's policies.
Establishment Democrats relieved after Texas House runoff 2018-05-23T12:57:15Z 2018-05-23T05:32:57Z 2018-05-23T12:57:01Z A liberal outsider who founded an activist group against President Donald Trump lost her insurgent bid for the Democratic nomination for a U.S. House seat in Houston.
US and China work on ZTE rescue; Mnuchin denies quid pro quo 2018-05-23T12:53:46Z 2018-05-22T19:02:40Z 2018-05-23T12:53:41Z US and China negotiating to ease sanctions on ZTE; Mnuchin denies any quid pro quo.
Trump rallies abortion opponents to vote for Republicans 2018-05-23T12:24:30Z 2018-05-22T04:42:37Z 2018-05-23T12:24:29Z Trump offers catnip to conservative voters with a new administration push to strip funding from Planned Parenthood and other family planning clinics.
Correction: Primary Rdp story 2018-05-23T12:04:19Z 2018-05-22T04:44:37Z 2018-05-23T12:04:19Z Four states cast ballots Tuesday as the 2018 midterm elections take shape. Arrested Saudi activists held incommunicado since last week 2018-05-23T09:14:28Z 2018-05-22T12:42:41Z 2018-05-23T09:14:21Z In Saudi Arabia, at least 10 women's rights activists are being interrogated and held without access to a lawyer. The Latest: Congress passes bill rolling back banking rules 2018-05-23T08:13:37Z 2018-05-22T21:55:02Z 2018-05-23T08:13:30Z Congress has moved to dismantle some key rules for banks that were installed to prevent a replay of the 2008 financial crisis.
Venezuelan president expels top US diplomat amid tensions 2018-05-23T07:14:22Z 2018-05-22T18:02:40Z 2018-05-23T07:14:19Z President Nicolas Maduro is expelling the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela and his deputy for allegedly conspiring against his government. Cohen partner pleads guilty in deal requiring cooperation 2018-05-23T06:53:47Z 2018-05-22T22:12:56Z 2018-05-23T06:53:41Z A longtime business partner of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to tax fraud in a deal that requires him to cooperate in any ongoing investigations. Mnuchin: Treasury investigating possible leaks of Cohen data 2018-05-23T06:24:12Z 2018-05-22T19:42:53Z 2018-05-23T06:24:11Z Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says his department's inspector general is looking into whether banking records of President Donald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen were leaked from an agency database.
Texas liberal candidate bashed by national Democrats loses 2018-05-23T05:26:12Z 2018-05-22T04:42:31Z 2018-05-23T05:25:55Z Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democratic Party's establishment can overcome an insurgent wing more openly hostile to President Donald Trump.
The Latest: Texas Dem deemed too liberal by own party loses 2018-05-23T05:14:51Z 2018-05-22T22:33:37Z 2018-05-23T05:14:51Z Polls in eastern Kentucky have closed on another multi-state primary day ahead of the November midterms.
Democrats nominate first woman as GOP race heads to runoff 2018-05-23T05:09:56Z 2018-05-23T01:53:12Z 2018-05-23T05:09:56Z Stacey Abrams won Georgia's Democratic primary in the gubernatorial race Tuesday, becoming the state's first woman nominee for governor from either major party.
Trump won't say if he has confidence in Rosenstein 2018-05-23T05:07:01Z 2018-05-22T04:12:19Z 2018-05-23T05:06:55Z Top FBI, Justice Department officials agree to "review" highly classified information from Russia probe with lawmakers. Congress moves to dismantle key post-crisis bank rules 2018-05-23T04:56:35Z 2018-05-22T16:33:03Z 2018-05-23T04:56:35Z Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House was to approve legislation to roll back the Dodd-Frank law.
Trump, Moon try to keep NKorea summit on track amid doubts 2018-05-23T04:55:24Z 2018-05-22T04:13:22Z 2018-05-23T04:55:12Z Trump's summit with North Korea is drawing near amid growing anxiety among Trump and his allies over how he can score a victory on the world stage. DeVos: Reporting undocumented students is a local decision 2018-05-23T03:03:50Z 2018-05-23T01:22:50Z 2018-05-23T03:03:43Z Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says decisions on whether to report undocumented students to authorities rest with local communities. Trump appeals again to delay 'Apprentice' contestant's suit 2018-05-23T02:53:46Z 2018-05-22T15:43:02Z 2018-05-23T02:53:47Z President Donald Trump wants New York's highest court to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and kissing.
The princes, the president and the fortune seekers 2018-05-23T01:45:32Z 2018-05-22T04:13:53Z 2018-05-23T01:45:30Z A top Trump fundraiser and a senior adviser to a UAE crown prince ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for defense contracts from Gulf countries. House Republicans divided as Ryan struggles to keep clout 2018-05-23T01:25:06Z 2018-05-22T23:22:51Z 2018-05-23T01:25:04Z House Speaker Paul Ryan is facing growing disruption among the GOP ranks, raising fresh questions about his ability to lead a divided group of Republicans through a tough election season.
The Latest: Pompeo says NK could benefit from US investment 2018-05-23T01:15:28Z 2018-05-22T14:32:50Z 2018-05-23T01:15:14Z President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is still weeks away, but a colorful commemorative coin of the two leaders is ready to go.
The Latest: Trump resumes feud with Pelosi over 'animals' 2018-05-23T01:14:54Z 2018-05-22T16:16:52Z 2018-05-23T01:14:45Z House Republicans leaving a private meeting say a frustrated Speaker Paul Ryan wants them to band together and act more like a majority party.
Missouri lawmakers read woman's testimony against Greitens 2018-05-23T00:44:34Z 2018-05-22T19:02:56Z 2018-05-23T00:44:25Z A Missouri House panel considering whether to try to impeach Gov. Eric Greitens has endorsed rules that would prohibit the governor's attorneys from cross-examining witnesses during a special legislative session.
The Latest: Trump addresses anti-abortion rights activists 2018-05-23T00:24:08Z 2018-05-23T00:22:49Z 2018-05-23T00:24:04Z President Donald Trump is talking up his decision to impose new restrictions on federally-funded family planning clinics like Planned Parenthood. Woman who shot Kansas abortion doctor moved to halfway house 2018-05-23T00:07:22Z 2018-05-22T21:52:44Z 2018-05-23T00:07:17Z An anti-abortion activist who shot and wounded a Kansas abortion provider and firebombed clinics in Oregon and elsewhere has been released from prison to a halfway house to finish her sentence.
Texas governor convenes new discussions on school safety 2018-05-22T23:01:36Z 2018-05-22T04:28:36Z 2018-05-22T23:01:36Z School shooting is unlikely to lead to significant new gun restrictions in Texas; governor begins hosting roundtable discussions on school safety Tuesday. Senators reach tentative deal on sexual harassment bill 2018-05-22T22:57:25Z 2018-05-22T19:12:49Z 2018-05-22T22:56:46Z Senate leaders say they have reached tentative agreement on bipartisan sexual harassment legislation that would hold members of Congress personally liable for harassment claims. Washington lobbyists put on notice over foreign agent law 2018-05-22T22:57:00Z 2018-05-22T17:44:27Z 2018-05-22T22:56:03Z A recent federal case against a Pakistani man in Maryland may send ripples through the halls of power in Washington.
Navarro clashes with State Department over UAE airline deal 2018-05-22T22:13:50Z 2018-05-22T16:32:48Z 2018-05-22T22:13:35Z After striking a delicate deal with the UAE on rules for airline competition, the Trump administration went to war with itself about what the agreement actually said. Brazil leader scraps bid, supports ex-finance minister 2018-05-22T22:07:27Z 2018-05-22T19:32:43Z 2018-05-22T22:06:35Z Brazil's President Michel Temer is ending speculation that he might seek re-election despite dismal poll ratings.
The Latest: FBI briefing on Russia probe set for Thursday 2018-05-22T21:55:29Z 2018-05-22T16:52:46Z 2018-05-22T21:55:19Z President Donald Trump says it would be a "disgrace" to the country if it's shown that the FBI had 'spies in my campaign. Lawmakers pick successor to disgraced attorney general 2018-05-22T21:55:07Z 2018-05-22T17:12:44Z 2018-05-22T21:55:01Z The New York state Legislature plans to hold a joint session to vote for the temporary successor to fill the attorney general's position left vacant when Erie Schneiderman resigned earlier this month. Dems want to scrap tax cut for rich to fund teachers' raises 2018-05-22T21:25:05Z 2018-05-22T13:02:34Z 2018-05-22T21:25:02Z Congressional Democrats want to give a big salary bump to teachers and pay for it by canceling the tax cut for the top 1 percent of earners. Officials: Special ops vet to be US commander in Afghanistan 2018-05-22T21:24:40Z 2018-05-22T21:22:49Z 2018-05-22T21:24:36Z U.S. officials say a career special operations soldier has been chosen as the next commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan. Ohio State president seeks info about alleged misconduct 2018-05-22T21:15:51Z 2018-05-22T14:22:37Z 2018-05-22T21:15:49Z The president of Ohio State University has asked alumni for help involving reports of alleged sexual misconduct by a former university doctor. Pentagon report: Nukes are central to North Korea strategy 2018-05-22T20:44:50Z 2018-05-22T17:32:51Z 2018-05-22T20:44:46Z A Pentagon report to Congress says nuclear weapons are central to North Korea's strategic goal of ensuring the perpetual the rule of the Kim family dynasty.
Ryan vents frustration over GOP infighting over immigration 2018-05-22T19:47:22Z 2018-05-22T04:12:32Z 2018-05-22T19:47:00Z Some conservative House Republicans warn Ryan about allowing moderates to push through a bipartisan immigration bill without strong GOP support.
Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to be webcast 2018-05-22T19:16:16Z 2018-05-21T09:41:56Z 2018-05-22T19:15:36Z Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have Tuesday's meeting with the leaders of the European parliament about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company open the public through web streaming.
DHS secretary says she's unaware Russia wanted Trump to win 2018-05-22T19:06:42Z 2018-05-22T15:04:14Z 2018-05-22T19:06:23Z Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says she is unaware of intelligence concluding that Russia favored President Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election. Former Malaysian leader Najib grilled by anti-graft agency 2018-05-22T17:57:01Z 2018-05-22T02:12:15Z 2018-05-22T17:56:49Z Former Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the office of Malaysia's anti-graft agency for questioning over a corruption scandal that could lead to criminal charges against him. US hits 5 Iranians with sanctions for aiding Yemen rebels 2018-05-22T17:24:57Z 2018-05-22T15:32:44Z 2018-05-22T17:24:50Z The Trump administration is ratcheting up pressure on Iran with new sanctions targeting five Iranians for supporting Shiite rebels in Yemen with missile expertise.
Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuke site closing 2018-05-22T17:06:03Z 2018-05-22T03:42:19Z 2018-05-22T17:06:03Z Foreign journalists arrive in North Korea to cover the dismantling of the country's underground nuclear test site.
US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks 2018-05-22T15:42:39Z 2018-05-20T04:21:07Z 2018-05-22T15:42:39Z United States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit but no numerical target set. Netflix says it has signed Barack and Michelle Obama 2018-05-22T15:14:45Z 2018-05-21T16:52:08Z 2018-05-22T15:13:39Z The streaming service Netflix says Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal to produce films and series. Ex-coal exec chases US Senate seat despite GOP primary loss 2018-05-22T14:16:14Z 2018-05-21T14:02:48Z 2018-05-22T14:16:06Z Despite having lost the Republican primary, convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship says he's going to continue his bid for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate.
Trump administration slams Venezuela's election as a "sham" 2018-05-22T13:04:00Z 2018-05-21T17:12:19Z 2018-05-22T13:03:55Z The Trump administration is dismissing Venezuela's presidential election as a "sham" and vowing to take quick action to ramp up economic and diplomatic pressure on President Nicolas Maduro's beleaguered government.
Interior moves to lift restrictions on hunting bears, wolves 2018-05-22T12:45:19Z 2018-05-21T21:52:23Z 2018-05-22T12:44:53Z The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot mother bears and their cubs hibernating in dens.
China sentences Tibetan activist to 5 years for separatism 2018-05-22T11:53:50Z 2018-05-22T11:12:36Z 2018-05-22T11:53:47Z China has sentenced a Tibetan language activist to five years in prison for inciting separatism after he appeared in a documentary video produced by The New York Times.
The princes, the president and the fortune seekers 2018-05-22T08:44:27Z 2018-05-21T20:22:13Z 2018-05-22T08:44:23Z AP Investigation: A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense contracts from the United Arab Emirates. Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers 2018-05-22T08:12:32Z 2018-05-21T14:21:58Z 2018-05-22T08:12:30Z A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.
Venezuela's opposition scrambles to regroup after Maduro win 2018-05-22T07:53:32Z 2018-05-21T07:01:55Z 2018-05-22T07:53:20Z Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run.
Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea? 2018-05-22T07:26:30Z 2018-05-21T22:22:58Z 2018-05-22T07:25:55Z Weeks from his North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering. US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal 2018-05-22T06:23:16Z 2018-05-21T12:52:00Z 2018-05-22T06:23:13Z Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out the Trump administration's strategy for constraining Iran's nuclear program and opposing its other behavior in the region following President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal.
Watchdog report to fault FBI for Clinton probe delay 2018-05-22T04:54:08Z 2018-05-21T17:22:11Z 2018-05-22T04:54:08Z An upcoming inspector general report is expected to criticize the FBI, including former director James Comey, over a weeks-long delay in reviewing a newly discovered trove of Hillary Clinton emails in the days before the 2016 presidential election. Trump discusses immigration agenda with GOP governors 2018-05-22T04:45:03Z 2018-05-21T23:12:18Z 2018-05-22T04:45:04Z Trump dined with Republican governors supportive of his immigration policies to discuss plans for border security, deporting people in the U.S. illegally.
School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas 2018-05-22T04:37:03Z 2018-05-21T04:52:00Z 2018-05-22T04:37:04Z Prosecutor tells seniors graduating from Texas high school where mass shooting occurred: 'You are entering into a war zone in this world, and it's a spiritual war zone'. Democrats add drain-the-swamp proposals to campaign agenda 2018-05-22T04:26:41Z 2018-05-21T19:22:26Z 2018-05-22T04:26:30Z Democratic leaders in Congress are adding an anti-corruption plank to their mid-term campaign agenda, with proposals to beef-up ethics laws, protect voting rights and overhaul campaign finance.
FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers 2018-05-22T04:26:30Z 2018-05-21T04:51:47Z 2018-05-22T04:26:22Z Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether the department or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes. Warring House GOP factions seek middle ground on immigration 2018-05-22T04:03:33Z 2018-05-22T01:22:17Z 2018-05-22T04:03:33Z Leaders of warring House Republican factions are meeting in search of an immigration compromise.
The Latest: White House setting up meeting on Russia probe 2018-05-22T04:03:30Z 2018-05-21T18:24:18Z 2018-05-22T04:03:31Z President Donald Trump is meeting with Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general overseeing the Russia probe, and Christopher Wray, head of the FBI.
Trump catches Wilkie off-guard with VA secretary nomination 2018-05-22T03:45:48Z 2018-05-19T04:22:34Z 2018-05-22T03:45:37Z President Donald Trump says he'll nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department.
Moon enters talks with Trump with driver's seat at stake 2018-05-22T02:13:39Z 2018-05-21T07:12:02Z 2018-05-22T02:13:34Z For a few months, everything seemed to be clicking into place for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he meticulously set up crucial nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang following a year of intense animosity.
Correction: 2018 Midterms-Endorsements story 2018-05-22T01:32:22Z 2018-05-21T05:01:47Z 2018-05-22T01:32:22Z The 2018 midterm campaign shows signs of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House in 2020. New CIA director says she'll send more spies to the field 2018-05-22T00:32:44Z 2018-05-21T05:22:26Z 2018-05-22T00:32:44Z Trump to attend swearing-in of CIA's first female director, Gina Haspel.
Illinois Democrats grill Rauner aide on death penalty plan 2018-05-21T23:44:01Z 2018-05-21T16:42:02Z 2018-05-21T23:43:57Z The Democratic-controlled Illinois Legislature is set to begin weighing Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's compromise plan to reinstate the death penalty in exchange for even stricter gun restrictions than the ones legislators approved.
Judge appoints special prosecutor to decide on Greitens case 2018-05-21T23:42:15Z 2018-05-21T23:02:10Z 2018-05-21T23:42:15Z St. Louis judge says it will be up to a special prosecutor to decide whether the invasion-of-privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens moves forward. The Latest: Iran says 'sham' US policy to reap 'ill rewards' 2018-05-21T23:13:57Z 2018-05-21T13:13:34Z 2018-05-21T23:13:36Z Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Iran nuclear deal was "a loser" with huge repercussions throughout the Middle East. School shooting unlikely to rile Texas runoffs Tuesday 2018-05-21T22:25:46Z 2018-05-21T17:52:04Z 2018-05-21T22:25:10Z Texas holds its primary runoff election just four days after a 17-year-old student killed 10 people and wounded 13 others at his Santa Fe High School.
The Latest: Trump aims to prevent 'fire sales' in Venezuela 2018-05-21T21:52:31Z 2018-05-21T18:32:29Z 2018-05-21T21:52:31Z President Donald Trump has signed an order restricting the Venezuelan government's ability to liquidate assets in the aftermath of an election that the White House is calling a "sham.".
Texas mom marched after Parkland, then her town was next 2018-05-21T21:47:30Z 2018-05-21T05:01:58Z 2018-05-21T21:46:54Z Texas mother had been inspired by survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, then the very sort of extreme gun violence she was marching against arrived in her town. Senators press Pruitt for details on new legal defense fund 2018-05-21T21:36:05Z 2018-05-21T19:22:08Z 2018-05-21T21:35:52Z 4 Democratic senators are asking Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt for details about his new legal defense fund.
Ex-London mayor quits UK's Labour amid anti-Semitism scandal 2018-05-21T21:34:38Z 2018-05-21T17:44:41Z 2018-05-21T21:34:26Z Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone has resigned from Britain's Labour Party, which had suspended him over allegations of anti-Semitism. Watchdog says US strategy in Afghanistan shows little result 2018-05-21T20:55:00Z 2018-05-21T15:32:00Z 2018-05-21T20:54:41Z A government watchdog is taking issue with the Pentagon's assertions that momentum in the fight against the Taliban has shifted to Afghan government forces. 'Don't be mad at Claire': McCaskill courts black voters 2018-05-21T20:26:27Z 2018-05-21T18:24:16Z 2018-05-21T20:25:44Z 'Don't be mad at Claire': Missouri Democrat faces black voters' concerns.
Trump honors Truex Jr. at the White House 2018-05-21T20:26:21Z 2018-05-21T19:32:15Z 2018-05-21T20:25:39Z President Donald Trump is honoring NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing at the White House, praising Truex's courage and his team's vow to "never give up.".
Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier 2018-05-21T20:25:29Z 2018-05-21T17:22:04Z 2018-05-21T20:24:56Z Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indicated a 54-year-old law professor with no political experience as their candidate for premier.
Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China 2018-05-21T20:04:46Z 2018-05-21T05:11:46Z 2018-05-21T20:04:46Z Trade war between China, US put on hold after talks aimed at reducing America's massive trade deficit with Beijing. Trump to travel to New York for speech on MS-13 gang 2018-05-21T19:24:38Z 2018-05-21T17:42:17Z 2018-05-21T19:24:37Z President Donald Trump will travel to New York on Wednesday for a speech on immigration.
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