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  • The Latest: Cuban-Americans in Miami expect little change

    The Latest: Cuban-Americans in Miami expect little change

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:14:02 GMT
    (Irene Perez/Cubadebate via AP). In this photo released by Cuba's state-run media Cubadebate, Cuba's President Raul Castro, center left, enters the National Assembly followed by his successor Miguel Diaz-Canel, center right, for the start of two-day le...(Irene Perez/Cubadebate via AP). In this photo released by Cuba's state-run media Cubadebate, Cuba's President Raul Castro, center left, enters the National Assembly followed by his successor Miguel Diaz-Canel, center right, for the start of two-day le...
    Raul Castro has passed Cuba's presidency to Miguel Diaz-Canel, putting the island's government in the hands of a non-Castro for the first time in nearly six decades.More >>
    Raul Castro has passed Cuba's presidency to Miguel Diaz-Canel, putting the island's government in the hands of a non-Castro for the first time in nearly six decades.More >>
  • Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

    Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:13:53 GMT
    (Adalberto Roque/Pool via AP). Legislator Jose Ramon Fernandez, center, casts his ballot to choose new leadership for the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Cuba's legislature opened a two-day session that is to elect a succe...(Adalberto Roque/Pool via AP). Legislator Jose Ramon Fernandez, center, casts his ballot to choose new leadership for the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Cuba's legislature opened a two-day session that is to elect a succe...
    A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last...More >>
    A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last communist states.More >>
  • Anti-abortion politicians push efforts to prosecute women

    Anti-abortion politicians push efforts to prosecute women

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:11:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger, file). FILE-- In this Jan. 5, 2018, file photo, Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little, left, with Gov C.L. "Butch" Otter listening, speaks at the State Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of mid...(AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger, file). FILE-- In this Jan. 5, 2018, file photo, Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little, left, with Gov C.L. "Butch" Otter listening, speaks at the State Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of mid...
    Officials in Republican-dominant states are pushing legislation ahead of midterm elections that would punish both doctors and patients for abortions.More >>
    Officials in Republican-dominant states are pushing legislation ahead of midterm elections that would punish both doctors and patients for abortions.More >>
  • Maryland bill seeks transparency in online political ads

    Maryland bill seeks transparency in online political ads

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:10 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:10:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brian Witte). In this Saturday, April 7, 2018 photo, Maryland Del. Alonzo Washington, D-Prince George County, who sponsored legislation in Maryland to increase transparency in online political ads, sits in his seat in the Maryland House of De...(AP Photo/Brian Witte). In this Saturday, April 7, 2018 photo, Maryland Del. Alonzo Washington, D-Prince George County, who sponsored legislation in Maryland to increase transparency in online political ads, sits in his seat in the Maryland House of De...
    A measure approved by Maryland lawmakers would create more transparency for online political ads on social media platforms like Facebook to help stop foreign influence in the state's elections.More >>
    A measure approved by Maryland lawmakers would create more transparency for online political ads on social media platforms like Facebook to help stop foreign influence in the state's elections.More >>
  • Trump passes up chance to say if he'll fire Mueller

    Trump passes up chance to say if he'll fire Mueller

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:29:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.
    President Donald Trump is passing up a chance to say whether he will fire special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.More >>
    President Donald Trump is passing up a chance to say whether he will fire special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.More >>
  • Turkey's weak opposition scrambles to challenge Erdogan

    Turkey's weak opposition scrambles to challenge Erdogan

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:28:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File). FILE - In this Sunday, July 9, 2017 file photo, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the leader of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, talks during a rally following his 425-kilometer (265-mile) 'March for Justice' i...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File). FILE - In this Sunday, July 9, 2017 file photo, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the leader of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, talks during a rally following his 425-kilometer (265-mile) 'March for Justice' i...
    Turkey's weak opposition is scrambling to mount a meaningful challenge against strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with just nine weeks to prepare for snap elections.More >>
    Turkey's weak opposition is scrambling to mount a meaningful challenge against strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with just nine weeks to prepare for snap elections.More >>
  • Medical marijuana push spreads to Utah, Oklahoma

    Medical marijuana push spreads to Utah, Oklahoma

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:27:47 GMT
    (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP). A caregiver shows what a medical marijuana identification card looks like for a caregiver and patient during an open house in Erie, Pa., Monday, April 16, 2018, at the region's first medical marijuana disp...(Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP). A caregiver shows what a medical marijuana identification card looks like for a caregiver and patient during an open house in Erie, Pa., Monday, April 16, 2018, at the region's first medical marijuana disp...
    Medical marijuana push spreads to Utah, Oklahoma.More >>
    Medical marijuana push spreads to Utah, Oklahoma.More >>
  • Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in UK

    Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in UK

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:59:46 GMT
    The British Parliament's media committee says Cambridge Analytica's former CEO, Alexander Nix, says he'll no longer testify at un upcoming session on fake news, citing an ongoing investigation by the information...More >>
    The British Parliament's media committee says Cambridge Analytica's former CEO, Alexander Nix, says he'll no longer testify at un upcoming session on fake news, citing an ongoing investigation by the information commissioner's office.More >>
  • Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story

    Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:51 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:51:59 GMT
    Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad tells The Associated Press the opposition is getting an increase in support from rural ethnic Malays and a 30 percent swing may be enough to secure victory.More >>
    Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad tells The Associated Press the opposition is getting an increase in support from rural ethnic Malays and a 30 percent swing may be enough to secure victory.More >>
  • Erdogan catches Turkey off guard by calling early elections

    Erdogan catches Turkey off guard by calling early elections

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:44 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:44:11 GMT
    (Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, delivers a speech at his ruling Justice and Development (AKP) Party weekly meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The ruling party will evaluate a call for early pre...(Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, delivers a speech at his ruling Justice and Development (AKP) Party weekly meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The ruling party will evaluate a call for early pre...
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting the leader of the country's main nationalist party to discuss his political ally's surprise call for early elections.More >>
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting the leader of the country's main nationalist party to discuss his political ally's surprise call for early elections.More >>
  • Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

    Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:15:02 GMT
    Cuban state media say the country's National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday but will only announce the replacement for Raul Castro the following day.More >>
    Cuban state media say the country's National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday but will only announce the replacement for Raul Castro the following day.More >>
  • The Latest: Judge sets Friday hearing in Stormy Daniels case

    The Latest: Judge sets Friday hearing in Stormy Daniels case

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:36:01 GMT
    (Heidi Gutman/ABC via AP). This image released by ABC shows adult film actress Stormy Daniels, left, with her attorney Michael Avenatti during an appearance on the daytime talk show "The View," Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in New York. Daniels released a c...(Heidi Gutman/ABC via AP). This image released by ABC shows adult film actress Stormy Daniels, left, with her attorney Michael Avenatti during an appearance on the daytime talk show "The View," Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in New York. Daniels released a c...
    A federal judge in Los Angeles has set a hearing to determine whether there should be a stay in the case of a porn actress who claims she had sex with President Donald Trump.More >>
    A federal judge in Los Angeles has set a hearing to determine whether there should be a stay in the case of a porn actress who claims she had sex with President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Missouri governor banks on public backing in not resigning

    Missouri governor banks on public backing in not resigning

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:48:11 GMT
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defying calls to resign from top Republican lawmakers in his own party and instead banking on support of regular Republican voters enamored by his populist campaign.More >>
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defying calls to resign from top Republican lawmakers in his own party and instead banking on support of regular Republican voters enamored by his populist campaign.More >>
  • Calif. Republican and allies want renewed immigration fight

    Calif. Republican and allies want renewed immigration fight

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:32:09 GMT
    Around 50 House Republicans and nearly all 193 Democrats are trying to plunge the House into election-year votes on immigration.More >>
    Around 50 House Republicans and nearly all 193 Democrats are trying to plunge the House into election-year votes on immigration.More >>
  • Trump rewrites history on rationale for firing Comey

    Trump rewrites history on rationale for firing Comey

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:15:44 GMT
    President Donald Trump is saying he did not fire James Comey as FBI director because of the Russia investigation.More >>
    President Donald Trump is saying he did not fire James Comey as FBI director because of the Russia investigation.More >>
  • The Latest: Rubio calls pick of new Cuba leader a 'charade'

    The Latest: Rubio calls pick of new Cuba leader a 'charade'

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:14:14 GMT
    Cuba's legislature has opened a two-day session that is to elect a successor to President Raul Castro.More >>
    Cuba's legislature has opened a two-day session that is to elect a successor to President Raul Castro.More >>
  • Billionaire backs Feinstein challenger in US Senate race

    Billionaire backs Feinstein challenger in US Senate race

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:31:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, file). FILE--In this April 2, 2018, file photo, Tom Steyer, is interviewed in New York. California billionaire Steyer is endorsing California state Sen. Kevin de Leon, the Democrat challenging U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, file). FILE--In this April 2, 2018, file photo, Tom Steyer, is interviewed in New York. California billionaire Steyer is endorsing California state Sen. Kevin de Leon, the Democrat challenging U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
    California billionaire Tom Steyer is endorsing state Sen. Kevin de Leon, the Democrat challenging U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein.More >>
    California billionaire Tom Steyer is endorsing state Sen. Kevin de Leon, the Democrat challenging U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein.More >>
  • Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC

    Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:15:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1984, file photo, Barbara Bush, wife of then-U.S. Vice-President George Bush, is photographed at the debate between Bush and Democrat Geraldine Ferraro. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that form...(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1984, file photo, Barbara Bush, wife of then-U.S. Vice-President George Bush, is photographed at the debate between Bush and Democrat Geraldine Ferraro. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that form...
    Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the first lady was real.More >>
    Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the first lady was real.More >>
  • Italy president taps Berlusconi ally to try to break impasse

    Italy president taps Berlusconi ally to try to break impasse

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:55:27 GMT
    (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP). Italian Senate President Maria Elisabetta Casellati addresses the media after meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the Quirinal Palace, in Rome, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Mattarella has tapped the Senate ...(Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP). Italian Senate President Maria Elisabetta Casellati addresses the media after meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the Quirinal Palace, in Rome, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Mattarella has tapped the Senate ...
    Italian President Sergio Mattarella has tapped the Senate president, a longtime supporter of ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi, to explore possible alliances to create a governing majority in Parliament more than a...More >>
    Italian President Sergio Mattarella has tapped the Senate president, a longtime supporter of ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi, to explore possible alliances to create a governing majority in Parliament more than a month after Italy's inconclusive elections.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Trump campaign rebukes Indiana candidate signs

    APNewsBreak: Trump campaign rebukes Indiana candidate signs

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:35:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Conroy). A sign promoting the campaign of GOP Senate candidate Todd Rokita is shown along a state highway in Brownsburg, Ind., Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Donald Trump's re-election campaign has issued a rebuke to Rokita, ordering the Re...(AP Photo/Michael Conroy). A sign promoting the campaign of GOP Senate candidate Todd Rokita is shown along a state highway in Brownsburg, Ind., Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Donald Trump's re-election campaign has issued a rebuke to Rokita, ordering the Re...
    Donald Trump's re-election campaign is demanding that Rep. Todd Rokita take down yard signs giving the false impression the president endorsed the Indiana Republican's Senate bid.More >>
    Donald Trump's re-election campaign is demanding that Rep. Todd Rokita take down yard signs giving the false impression the president endorsed the Indiana Republican's Senate bid.More >>
  • Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

    Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:07 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:07:12 GMT
    Family spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush, mother of President George W. Bush, dies at age 92.More >>
    Family spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush, mother of President George W. Bush, dies at age 92.More >>
  • Legislation: Let DC teens vote in presidential elections

    Legislation: Let DC teens vote in presidential elections

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:46 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:46:48 GMT
    Teens 16 and 17 years of age could vote in presidential elections in the nation's capital, under local legislation pushed by a district lawmaker.More >>
    Teens 16 and 17 years of age could vote in presidential elections in the nation's capital, under local legislation pushed by a district lawmaker.More >>
  • Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC

    Barbara Bush brought plainspoken, grandmotherly style to DC

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-04-18 07:01:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1984, file photo, Barbara Bush, wife of then-U.S. Vice-President George Bush, is photographed at the debate between Bush and Democrat Geraldine Ferraro. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that form...(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 1984, file photo, Barbara Bush, wife of then-U.S. Vice-President George Bush, is photographed at the debate between Bush and Democrat Geraldine Ferraro. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that form...
    Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the first lady was real.More >>
    Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the first lady was real.More >>
  • GOP legislative leaders call on Missouri governor to resign

    GOP legislative leaders call on Missouri governor to resign

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-04-18 06:04:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). In this Jan. 10, 2018, photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate in Jefferson City, Mo. Facing mounting calls to resign following sexual miscon...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). In this Jan. 10, 2018, photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens delivers the annual State of the State address to a joint session of the House and Senate in Jefferson City, Mo. Facing mounting calls to resign following sexual miscon...
    Missouri lawmakers are returning to the Capitol amid turmoil in Republican Gov. Eric Greitens' office.More >>
    Missouri lawmakers are returning to the Capitol amid turmoil in Republican Gov. Eric Greitens' office.More >>
  • Possibility of Arizona teacher strike creates some confusion

    Possibility of Arizona teacher strike creates some confusion

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:36:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this April 11 2018 file photo, teachers at Tuscano Elementary School stage a "walk-in" for higher pay and school funding in Phoenix. Arizona teachers began to vote Tuesday, April 17 on whether to walk off th...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this April 11 2018 file photo, teachers at Tuscano Elementary School stage a "walk-in" for higher pay and school funding in Phoenix. Arizona teachers began to vote Tuesday, April 17 on whether to walk off th...
    Arizona teachers are beginning to consider whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school funding after weeks of growing protests.More >>
    Arizona teachers are beginning to consider whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school funding after weeks of growing protests.More >>
  • Bill to protect special counsel is scuttled by McConnell

    Bill to protect special counsel is scuttled by McConnell

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:14:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined from left by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks to reporters following a closed-door strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washingt...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined from left by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks to reporters following a closed-door strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washingt...
    A bipartisan effort to protect the job of special counsel Robert Mueller has been taken down by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.More >>
    A bipartisan effort to protect the job of special counsel Robert Mueller has been taken down by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.More >>
  • As GOP balks, McConnell shuts down bill to protect Mueller

    As GOP balks, McConnell shuts down bill to protect Mueller

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:34:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined from left by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks to reporters following a closed-door strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washingt...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined from left by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks to reporters following a closed-door strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washingt...
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he won't be holding a vote on legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by President Donald Trump, essentially killing the bipartisan bill.More >>
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he won't be holding a vote on legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by President Donald Trump, essentially killing the bipartisan bill.More >>
  • Russian sex guru, follower blame US for continued detention

    Russian sex guru, follower blame US for continued detention

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:14:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Anastasia Vashukevich sits inside a prison transport vehicle outside a courthouse in Pattaya, south of Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, April 17, 2018.  Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence o...(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Anastasia Vashukevich sits inside a prison transport vehicle outside a courthouse in Pattaya, south of Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence o...
    A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S presidential election, are in a Thai court for a closed hearing.More >>
    A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S presidential election, are in a Thai court for a closed hearing.More >>
  • Amid protests, Armenia's ex-president becomes prime minister

    Amid protests, Armenia's ex-president becomes prime minister

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-04-18 01:24:30 GMT
    (Karo Sahakyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition demonstrators block the entrance of an underground carriage during a protest against the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat, in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 16, 2018. Thousands of op...(Karo Sahakyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition demonstrators block the entrance of an underground carriage during a protest against the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat, in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 16, 2018. Thousands of op...
    Armenia's former president has been elected prime minister amid large-scale protests against his rule.More >>
    Armenia's former president has been elected prime minister amid large-scale protests against his rule.More >>
  • AP: Iowa elections official did not disclose side business

    AP: Iowa elections official did not disclose side business

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-04-18 00:05:08 GMT
    Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate did not disclose his role in a new corporation that has recently spent around $2 million to open a storage rental business and purchase a strip mall.More >>
    Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate did not disclose his role in a new corporation that has recently spent around $2 million to open a storage rental business and purchase a strip mall.More >>
  • Pearl Jam aims to tap into youth movement with Montana show

    Pearl Jam aims to tap into youth movement with Montana show

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-04-17 23:25:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek, File). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2016 file photo, Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament reacts as he is introduced during an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Utah Jazz in New York. One of the four cities in Pearl Ja...(AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek, File). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2016 file photo, Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament reacts as he is introduced during an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Utah Jazz in New York. One of the four cities in Pearl Ja...
    Pearl Jam's brief North American tour this summer will include a stop in tiny Missoula, Montana, the part-time home of bassist Jeff Ament.More >>
    Pearl Jam's brief North American tour this summer will include a stop in tiny Missoula, Montana, the part-time home of bassist Jeff Ament.More >>
  • Bills to curtail LGBT rights are failing in US legislatures

    Bills to curtail LGBT rights are failing in US legislatures

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-04-17 22:45:08 GMT
    Major legislation curtailing gay rights has been stymied in state capitols around the country this year.More >>
    Major legislation curtailing gay rights has been stymied in state capitols around the country this year.More >>
  • Special prosecutor appointed to defend Arpaio case ruling

    Special prosecutor appointed to defend Arpaio case ruling

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-04-17 22:36:46 GMT
    A special prosecutor will be appointed to defend to a court ruling that dismissed the now-pardoned criminal case against former metro Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio but did not erase his criminal record.More >>
    A special prosecutor will be appointed to defend to a court ruling that dismissed the now-pardoned criminal case against former metro Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio but did not erase his criminal record.More >>
  • AP advice: don't make polls only subject of campaign stories

    AP advice: don't make polls only subject of campaign stories

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-04-17 22:24:19 GMT
    The Associated Press says that its journalists should not use public opinion polls as the sole subject in a political campaign story.More >>
    The Associated Press says that its journalists should not use public opinion polls as the sole subject in a political campaign story.More >>
  • Defending Trump in Russia probe? It's hardly a dream job

    Defending Trump in Russia probe? It's hardly a dream job

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:53:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File). FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2015, file photo, Jay Sekulow speaks at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va. Lawyers who have been asked to help represent President Donald Trump have spurned the assignment at least partly out...(AP Photo/Steve Helber, File). FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2015, file photo, Jay Sekulow speaks at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va. Lawyers who have been asked to help represent President Donald Trump have spurned the assignment at least partly out...
    Lawyers asked to help represent President Donald Trump have spurned the assignment because of worries over nonpayment and bluster.More >>
    Lawyers asked to help represent President Donald Trump have spurned the assignment because of worries over nonpayment and bluster.More >>
  • Nevada reports show Rosen outraised Heller in recent months

    Nevada reports show Rosen outraised Heller in recent months

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:21:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this June 14, 2016, file photo, congressional candidate Jacky Rosen attends an election night party in Las Vegas. Democrat Rosen raised more than twice as much campaign cash as Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller ...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this June 14, 2016, file photo, congressional candidate Jacky Rosen attends an election night party in Las Vegas. Democrat Rosen raised more than twice as much campaign cash as Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller ...
    New campaign fundraising reports show Democrat Jacky Rosen raised more than twice as much campaign cash as Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller in recent months.More >>
    New campaign fundraising reports show Democrat Jacky Rosen raised more than twice as much campaign cash as Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller in recent months.More >>
  • Arizona election may halt recent Democratic wins

    Arizona election may halt recent Democratic wins

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:47:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, Arizona State Rep. and U.S. Representative candidate Debbie Lesko speaks with a constituent during the meeting of the state committee of the Arizona Republican Party in Phoenix. The ...(AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, Arizona State Rep. and U.S. Representative candidate Debbie Lesko speaks with a constituent during the meeting of the state committee of the Arizona Republican Party in Phoenix. The ...
    In a district Donald Trump won by 21 points in 2016, a Democratic newcomer is trying to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat.More >>
    In a district Donald Trump won by 21 points in 2016, a Democratic newcomer is trying to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat.More >>
  • Montana's Tester builds money lead but outside bucks flow in

    Montana's Tester builds money lead but outside bucks flow in

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-04-17 19:05:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018, file photo, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., flanked by Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., left, and Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., arrives for a vote on a Senate banking bill. Tester has built a huge...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this March 6, 2018, file photo, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., flanked by Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., left, and Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., arrives for a vote on a Senate banking bill. Tester has built a huge...
    Montana U.S. Sen. Jon Tester has built a huge fundraising lead over the Republican hoping to challenge him this fall, but outside money that could level the field has started pouring into the race.More >>
    Montana U.S. Sen. Jon Tester has built a huge fundraising lead over the Republican hoping to challenge him this fall, but outside money that could level the field has started pouring into the race.More >>
  • Republican Congressman Charlie Dent to resign from House

    Republican Congressman Charlie Dent to resign from House

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:45:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this March 23, 2017, file photo, Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pa., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dent said in a Tuesday, April 17, 2018, statement that he'll resign from Congress in the coming weeks but d...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this March 23, 2017, file photo, Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pa., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dent said in a Tuesday, April 17, 2018, statement that he'll resign from Congress in the coming weeks but d...
    Republican Rep. Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania says he'll resign from Congress in the coming weeks.More >>
    Republican Rep. Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania says he'll resign from Congress in the coming weeks.More >>
  • UK academic says data firm helped Trump campaign spread fear

    UK academic says data firm helped Trump campaign spread fear

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:34 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:34:20 GMT
    A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump's presidential campaign use false statements and anti-Muslim messages to spread fear and resentment in swing states he...More >>
    A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump's presidential campaign use false statements and anti-Muslim messages to spread fear and resentment in swing states he needed to win.More >>
  • Comey: Trump's call to put him in jail isn't 'normal'

    Comey: Trump's call to put him in jail isn't 'normal'

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:27:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, left, and Andrew Harnik). This combination photo shows President Donald Trump speaking during a roundtable discussion on tax policy in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., on April 5, 2018, left, and former FBI director James Comey speak...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, left, and Andrew Harnik). This combination photo shows President Donald Trump speaking during a roundtable discussion on tax policy in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., on April 5, 2018, left, and former FBI director James Comey speak...
    James Comey is pushing back against President Donald Trump's suggestion that the former FBI director should go to jail by saying such a comment isn't "normal.".More >>
    James Comey is pushing back against President Donald Trump's suggestion that the former FBI director should go to jail by saying such a comment isn't "normal.".More >>
  • Senators introduce new war powers resolution

    Senators introduce new war powers resolution

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:26:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Rubble lines a street in Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his country is "fully ready" to ...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Rubble lines a street in Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his country is "fully ready" to ...
    The leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are set to unveil a bipartisan resolution authorizing the use of military force overseas.More >>
    The leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are set to unveil a bipartisan resolution authorizing the use of military force overseas.More >>
  • Times, New Yorker win Pulitzer for Weinstein scandal

    Times, New Yorker win Pulitzer for Weinstein scandal

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:24 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:24:44 GMT
    The New York Times and The New Yorker have won the Pulitzer Prize for public service for their reporting on Harvey Weinstein and sexual misconduct that galvanized the #MeToo movement.More >>
    The New York Times and The New Yorker have won the Pulitzer Prize for public service for their reporting on Harvey Weinstein and sexual misconduct that galvanized the #MeToo movement.More >>
  • Trump lawyer forced to reveal another client: Sean Hannity

    Trump lawyer forced to reveal another client: Sean Hannity

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:53:43 GMT
    President Donald Trump's personal attorney is set to appear in federal court to argue over evidence found during a recent FBI raid, and porn star Stormy Daniels is expected to be in attendance.More >>
    President Donald Trump's personal attorney is set to appear in federal court to argue over evidence found during a recent FBI raid, and porn star Stormy Daniels is expected to be in attendance.More >>
  • Burundi forces kill perceived regime opponents, says group

    Burundi forces kill perceived regime opponents, says group

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:50:35 GMT
    Human Rights Watch says government forces and ruling party members have killed perceived opponents of an upcoming referendum that could enable the president to extend his rule.More >>
    Human Rights Watch says government forces and ruling party members have killed perceived opponents of an upcoming referendum that could enable the president to extend his rule.More >>
  • The Latest: Comey comments on McCabe allegations

    The Latest: Comey comments on McCabe allegations

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:45 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:45:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, left, and Andrew Harnik). This combination photo shows President Donald Trump speaking during a roundtable discussion on tax policy in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., on April 5, 2018, left, and former FBI director James Comey speak...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, left, and Andrew Harnik). This combination photo shows President Donald Trump speaking during a roundtable discussion on tax policy in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., on April 5, 2018, left, and former FBI director James Comey speak...
    James Comey is pushing back against President Donald Trump's suggestion that the former FBI director should go to jail by saying such a comment isn't "normal.".More >>
    James Comey is pushing back against President Donald Trump's suggestion that the former FBI director should go to jail by saying such a comment isn't "normal.".More >>
  • Dems ready to back bid for House votes on immigration

    Dems ready to back bid for House votes on immigration

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:26 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:26:20 GMT
    Virtually all House Democrats are poised to back a bid by some Republicans calling for House votes this election year on immigration.More >>
    Virtually all House Democrats are poised to back a bid by some Republicans calling for House votes this election year on immigration.More >>
  • The Latest: Merkel says more speed needed for EU reforms

    The Latest: Merkel says more speed needed for EU reforms

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:25:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Jean Francois Badias). French President Emmanuel Macron, poses as he is welcomed by European Parliament president Antonio Tajani upon his arrival at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. In his speec...(AP Photo/ Jean Francois Badias). French President Emmanuel Macron, poses as he is welcomed by European Parliament president Antonio Tajani upon his arrival at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. In his speec...
    French President Emmanuel Macron is calling for an energetic campaign for European Union elections next year.More >>
    French President Emmanuel Macron is calling for an energetic campaign for European Union elections next year.More >>
  • What's in those seized records? Trump's biggest new worry

    What's in those seized records? Trump's biggest new worry

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-04-17 11:52:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump walks from the Oval Office of the White House to Marine One in Washington, Monday, April 16, 2018, for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base en route to Miami.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump walks from the Oval Office of the White House to Marine One in Washington, Monday, April 16, 2018, for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base en route to Miami.
    President Donald Trump and his allies have hit a new level of anxiety after the raid on his personal attorney's office,.More >>
    President Donald Trump and his allies have hit a new level of anxiety after the raid on his personal attorney's office,.More >>
  • Nobel laureate blasts East Timor's failure against poverty

    Nobel laureate blasts East Timor's failure against poverty

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:32 AM EDT2018-04-17 10:32:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kandhi Barnez). In this Saturday, April 14, 2018, photo, Nobel peace prize laureate and former East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta talks to journalists in Dili, East Timor. Ramos-Horta waded back into the young country's politics ahead o...(AP Photo/Kandhi Barnez). In this Saturday, April 14, 2018, photo, Nobel peace prize laureate and former East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta talks to journalists in Dili, East Timor. Ramos-Horta waded back into the young country's politics ahead o...
    Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta has waded back into the young country's politics ahead of parliamentary elections next month.More >>
    Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta has waded back into the young country's politics ahead of parliamentary elections next month.More >>
  • The Latest: Scalise undergoes planned surgery after shooting

    The Latest: Scalise undergoes planned surgery after shooting

    Monday, April 16 2018 11:44 PM EDT2018-04-17 03:44:36 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 is undergoing on April 16, a p...(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 is undergoing on April 16, a p...
    Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise has undergone a follow-up surgery 10 months after being shot at a Republican baseball practice.More >>
    Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise has undergone a follow-up surgery 10 months after being shot at a Republican baseball practice.More >>
  • The Latest: Weinstein spokeswoman wants #MeToo recognition

    The Latest: Weinstein spokeswoman wants #MeToo recognition

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:12 PM EDT2018-04-17 02:12:10 GMT
    Rapper Kendrick Lamar has become the first non-classical or jazz performer to win the Pulitzer Prize for music.More >>
    Rapper Kendrick Lamar has become the first non-classical or jazz performer to win the Pulitzer Prize for music.More >>
  • Comey speculates Russians may have damaging info on Trump

    Comey speculates Russians may have damaging info on Trump

    Monday, April 16 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-04-16 22:26:42 GMT
    (Ralph Alswang/ABC via AP). In this image released by ABC News, former FBI director James Comey appears at an interview with George Stephanopoulos that will air during a primetime "20/20" special on Sunday, April 15, 2018 on the ABC Television Network....(Ralph Alswang/ABC via AP). In this image released by ABC News, former FBI director James Comey appears at an interview with George Stephanopoulos that will air during a primetime "20/20" special on Sunday, April 15, 2018 on the ABC Television Network....
    Former FBI Director James Comey says he thinks it's possible the Russians have compromising information on President Donald Trump and that there is "some evidence of obstruction of justice" in the president's actions.More >>
    Former FBI Director James Comey says he thinks it's possible the Russians have compromising information on President Donald Trump and that there is "some evidence of obstruction of justice" in the president's actions.More >>
  • Supreme Court again refuses to hear Blagojevich appeal

    Supreme Court again refuses to hear Blagojevich appeal

    Monday, April 16 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-04-16 21:55:13 GMT
    The Supreme Court has for the second time rejected an appeal by imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich of his convictions on corruption charges.More >>
    The Supreme Court has for the second time rejected an appeal by imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich of his convictions on corruption charges.More >>
  • Pence's choice for adviser withdraws after Trump objects

    Pence's choice for adviser withdraws after Trump objects

    Monday, April 16 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-04-16 21:35:39 GMT
    Pence's choice to be his new national security adviser has withdrawn from consideration after Trump got wind of the plan to hire someone associated with past anti-Trump ads.More >>
    Pence's choice to be his new national security adviser has withdrawn from consideration after Trump got wind of the plan to hire someone associated with past anti-Trump ads.More >>
  • Comey: 'Possible' that Russians have leverage over Trump

    Comey: 'Possible' that Russians have leverage over Trump

    Monday, April 16 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-04-16 15:10:16 GMT
    President Donald Trump is again calling former FBI Director James Comey a "slimeball" ahead of the publication of his new book.More >>
    President Donald Trump is again calling former FBI Director James Comey a "slimeball" ahead of the publication of his new book.More >>
  • RNC committing $250 million to retain control of House

    RNC committing $250 million to retain control of House

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:52:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). In this Dec. 2, 2017, photo, Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel, speaks at a fundraiser at Cipriani in New York. The Republican National Committee is committing $250 million to aid party candidates in...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). In this Dec. 2, 2017, photo, Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel, speaks at a fundraiser at Cipriani in New York. The Republican National Committee is committing $250 million to aid party candidates in...
    The Republican National Committee has committed $250 million to a midterm election strategy to preserve the party's House majority for the rest of President Donald Trump's first term.More >>
    The Republican National Committee has committed $250 million to a midterm election strategy to preserve the party's House majority for the rest of President Donald Trump's first term.More >>
  • GOP attorneys general support citizenship question on census

    GOP attorneys general support citizenship question on census

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-04-16 13:43:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michelle R. Smith). FILE - This March 23, 2018 file photo shows an envelope containing a 2018 census letter mailed to a resident in Providence, R.I., as part of the nation's only test run of the 2020 Census. A Trump administration plan to inc...(AP Photo/Michelle R. Smith). FILE - This March 23, 2018 file photo shows an envelope containing a 2018 census letter mailed to a resident in Providence, R.I., as part of the nation's only test run of the 2020 Census. A Trump administration plan to inc...
    A Trump administration plan to ask people if they are US citizens during the 2020 census has revealed a partisan divide among state attorneys general.More >>
    A Trump administration plan to ask people if they are US citizens during the 2020 census has revealed a partisan divide among state attorneys general.More >>
  • Montenegro's Djukanovic wins presidency, avoids runoff

    Montenegro's Djukanovic wins presidency, avoids runoff

    Monday, April 16 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:31:52 GMT
    (AP Foto/Risto Bozovic). Milo Djukanovic, ex primer ministro de Montenegro y líder del Partido de los Socialistas Democráticos, habla durante un festejo tras los comicios presidenciales en Podgorica, la capital de Montenegro, el domingo 15 de abril de ...(AP Foto/Risto Bozovic). Milo Djukanovic, ex primer ministro de Montenegro y líder del Partido de los Socialistas Democráticos, habla durante un festejo tras los comicios presidenciales en Podgorica, la capital de Montenegro, el domingo 15 de abril de ...
    Official results in Montenegro have confirmed that pro-Western ruling party leader Milo Djukanovic has won an outright victory in the presidential vote, avoiding a runoff.More >>
    Official results in Montenegro have confirmed that pro-Western ruling party leader Milo Djukanovic has won an outright victory in the presidential vote, avoiding a runoff.More >>
  • Trump: All lawyers 'deflated' by FBI raid on Michael Cohen

    Trump: All lawyers 'deflated' by FBI raid on Michael Cohen

    Monday, April 16 2018 8:11 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:11:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki). Attorney Joanna Hendon representing President Trump, right, talks to Michael Avenatti, attorney and spokesperson for adult film actress Stormy Daniels, center, at the Federal court, Friday, April 13, 2018, in New York. A hear...(AP Photo/Andres Kudacki). Attorney Joanna Hendon representing President Trump, right, talks to Michael Avenatti, attorney and spokesperson for adult film actress Stormy Daniels, center, at the Federal court, Friday, April 13, 2018, in New York. A hear...
    President Donald Trump says all lawyers are now "deflated and concerned" by the FBI raid on his personal attorney Michael Cohen's home and office.More >>
    President Donald Trump says all lawyers are now "deflated and concerned" by the FBI raid on his personal attorney Michael Cohen's home and office.More >>
  • Djukanovic vows EU path after sweeping Montenegro vote

    Djukanovic vows EU path after sweeping Montenegro vote

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:13 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:13:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic). In this photo taken on Thursday, April 12, 2018, a woman walks past a billboard showing Montenegro's long-time leader Milo Djukanovic, in Montenegro's capital Podgorica. Djukanovic is seeking a new term as president at the ele...(AP Photo/Risto Bozovic). In this photo taken on Thursday, April 12, 2018, a woman walks past a billboard showing Montenegro's long-time leader Milo Djukanovic, in Montenegro's capital Podgorica. Djukanovic is seeking a new term as president at the ele...
    Voters in Montenegro are casting ballots in a presidential election, with former Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic expected to win after his party defied Russia and taking the small Balkan nation into NATO last year.More >>
    Voters in Montenegro are casting ballots in a presidential election, with former Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic expected to win after his party defied Russia and taking the small Balkan nation into NATO last year.More >>
  • Kentucky Gov. Bevin apologizes for child sex abuse remarks

    Kentucky Gov. Bevin apologizes for child sex abuse remarks

    Sunday, April 15 2018 10:09 PM EDT2018-04-16 02:09:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin speaks to a joint session of the General Assembly at the Capitol, in Frankfort, Ky. Bevin apologized Sunday, April 15, for saying that children were ...(AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin speaks to a joint session of the General Assembly at the Capitol, in Frankfort, Ky. Bevin apologized Sunday, April 15, for saying that children were ...
    Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has apologized for saying that children were sexually abused because they were left home alone while teachers rallied to ask lawmakers to override his vetoes.More >>
    Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has apologized for saying that children were sexually abused because they were left home alone while teachers rallied to ask lawmakers to override his vetoes.More >>
  • Ted Cruz runs for re-election as though it's still 2016

    Ted Cruz runs for re-election as though it's still 2016

    Sunday, April 15 2018 2:08 PM EDT2018-04-15 18:08:56 GMT
    (Joel Martinez/The Monitor via AP, File). FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, waves to supporters as he enters the room while campaigning for re-election at the National Border Patrol Council Local 3307 offices in ...(Joel Martinez/The Monitor via AP, File). FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, waves to supporters as he enters the room while campaigning for re-election at the National Border Patrol Council Local 3307 offices in ...
    Ted Cruz is largely ignoring Trump and is sticking to the surprisingly effective conservative playbook Cruz used when running for president in 2016, hoping it will carry him to re-election in the Senate and...More >>
    Ted Cruz is largely ignoring Trump and is sticking to the surprisingly effective conservative playbook Cruz used when running for president in 2016, hoping it will carry him to re-election in the Senate and possibly another presidential run.More >>
  • GOP devotes $250M to midterm strategy: Keep House majority

    GOP devotes $250M to midterm strategy: Keep House majority

    Sunday, April 15 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-04-15 16:23:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). In this Dec. 2, 2017, photo, Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel, speaks at a fundraiser at Cipriani in New York. The Republican National Committee is committing $250 million to aid party candidates in...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). In this Dec. 2, 2017, photo, Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel, speaks at a fundraiser at Cipriani in New York. The Republican National Committee is committing $250 million to aid party candidates in...
    RNC commits $250 million to midterm election strategy that has one goal above all else: Preserve the GOP's House majority.More >>
    RNC commits $250 million to midterm election strategy that has one goal above all else: Preserve the GOP's House majority.More >>
  • Activist party backs Cynthia Nixon in NY governor's race

    Activist party backs Cynthia Nixon in NY governor's race

    Sunday, April 15 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-04-15 16:19:02 GMT
    The progressive Working Families Party has endorsed "Sex and the City" actress Cynthia Nixon against incumbent Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.More >>
    The progressive Working Families Party has endorsed "Sex and the City" actress Cynthia Nixon against incumbent Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.More >>
  • Teacher rebellion tests Republican grip on Kentucky

    Teacher rebellion tests Republican grip on Kentucky

    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:32:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston). Teachers from across Kentucky gather inside the state Capitol to rally for increased funding for education, Friday, April 13, 2018, in Frankfort, Ky. The unrest comes amid teacher protests in Oklahoma and Arizona over low fun...(AP Photo/Bryan Woolston). Teachers from across Kentucky gather inside the state Capitol to rally for increased funding for education, Friday, April 13, 2018, in Frankfort, Ky. The unrest comes amid teacher protests in Oklahoma and Arizona over low fun...
    A teacher rebellion in Kentucky is testing the Republican party's grip on the state.More >>
    A teacher rebellion in Kentucky is testing the Republican party's grip on the state.More >>
  • In Kentucky, teachers claim victory as vetoes rejected

    In Kentucky, teachers claim victory as vetoes rejected

    Sunday, April 15 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-04-15 14:51:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston). Teachers from across Kentucky gather inside the state Capitol to rally for increased funding for education, Friday, April 13, 2018, in Frankfort, Ky.(AP Photo/Bryan Woolston). Teachers from across Kentucky gather inside the state Capitol to rally for increased funding for education, Friday, April 13, 2018, in Frankfort, Ky.
    The Republican-controlled Kentucky House of Representatives rejected the governor's vetoes and restored record-high increases in educating funding, giving thousands of teachers who rallied for the money a key victory.More >>
    The Republican-controlled Kentucky House of Representatives rejected the governor's vetoes and restored record-high increases in educating funding, giving thousands of teachers who rallied for the money a key victory.More >>
  • The Latest: Syrian-Americans express anger over missiles

    The Latest: Syrian-Americans express anger over missiles

    Sunday, April 15 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-04-15 14:22:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, joined by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, speaks at the Pentagon, Friday, April 13, 2018, on the U.S. military response, along with France and Britain, to Syria's chemical weapon attac...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, joined by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, speaks at the Pentagon, Friday, April 13, 2018, on the U.S. military response, along with France and Britain, to Syria's chemical weapon attac...
    Israel says in response to the American-led strike in Syria that the Middle Eastern country's "murderous actions" put itself in danger.More >>
    Israel says in response to the American-led strike in Syria that the Middle Eastern country's "murderous actions" put itself in danger.More >>
  • Much Trump talk at Colorado's whittling of governor hopefuls

    Much Trump talk at Colorado's whittling of governor hopefuls

    Sunday, April 15 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-04-15 14:21:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2015, file photo, Colorado's new attorney general Cynthia Coffman, left, shakes hands with Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Nancy E. Rice after Coffman took the oath of office during inaugu...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2015, file photo, Colorado's new attorney general Cynthia Coffman, left, shakes hands with Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Nancy E. Rice after Coffman took the oath of office during inaugu...
    Colorado's Republican and Democratic parties are holding state assemblies to help determine who gets to their respective gubernatorial primaries.More >>
    Colorado's Republican and Democratic parties are holding state assemblies to help determine who gets to their respective gubernatorial primaries.More >>
  • Trump fundraiser resigns from RNC over $1.6M Playmate payout

    Trump fundraiser resigns from RNC over $1.6M Playmate payout

    Sunday, April 15 2018 9:07 AM EDT2018-04-15 13:07:56 GMT
    A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump has resigned from the Republican National Committee following a report that he paid $1.6 million to a Playboy playmate he had an affair with.More >>
    A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump has resigned from the Republican National Committee following a report that he paid $1.6 million to a Playboy playmate he had an affair with.More >>
  • In Peru, Pence defends Syrian strike to Latin America allies

    In Peru, Pence defends Syrian strike to Latin America allies

    Sunday, April 15 2018 8:39 AM EDT2018-04-15 12:39:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Karel Navarro). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives to Jorge Chavez international airport in Lima, Peru, Friday, April 13, 2018. Pence is in Lima to attend the Americas Summit.(AP Photo/Karel Navarro). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives to Jorge Chavez international airport in Lima, Peru, Friday, April 13, 2018. Pence is in Lima to attend the Americas Summit.
    Abroad during a major military strike, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence plans to address Latin American leaders Saturday on President Donald Trump's decision to launch air strikes in Syria in response to a suspected...More >>
    Abroad during a major military strike, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence plans to address Latin American leaders Saturday on President Donald Trump's decision to launch air strikes in Syria in response to a suspected chemical attack in the war-torn nation.More >>
  • Americas leaders take stand on corruption at subdued summit

    Americas leaders take stand on corruption at subdued summit

    Sunday, April 15 2018 5:29 AM EDT2018-04-15 09:29:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Karel Navarro). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, center, speaks with Venezuelan opposition leaders Carlos Vecchio, left, Julio Borges, David Smolansky and Antonio Ledezma during a meeting at the residence of the US ambassador, in Lima, Peru, F...(AP Photo/Karel Navarro). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, center, speaks with Venezuelan opposition leaders Carlos Vecchio, left, Julio Borges, David Smolansky and Antonio Ledezma during a meeting at the residence of the US ambassador, in Lima, Peru, F...
    A steadily growing list of leaders are following U.S. President Donald Trump in choosing to send an alternate to the Summit of the Americas.More >>
    A steadily growing list of leaders are following U.S. President Donald Trump in choosing to send an alternate to the Summit of the Americas.More >>
  • Wisconsin state Sen. Dave Craig won't run for Ryan's seat

    Wisconsin state Sen. Dave Craig won't run for Ryan's seat

    Sunday, April 15 2018 4:50 AM EDT2018-04-15 08:50:33 GMT
    Wisconsin state Sen. Dave Craig becomes latest Republican to say he won't run for House Speaker Paul Ryan's congressional seat.More >>
    Wisconsin state Sen. Dave Craig becomes latest Republican to say he won't run for House Speaker Paul Ryan's congressional seat.More >>
  • Protesters in Hungary demand new vote, new electoral system

    Protesters in Hungary demand new vote, new electoral system

    Saturday, April 14 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-04-15 01:11:55 GMT
    (Lajos Soos/MTI via AP). Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban speaks during an international press conference in the Parliament building in Budapest, Hungary Tuesday, April 10, 2018, two days after his Fidesz party in coalition with the Christian Demo...(Lajos Soos/MTI via AP). Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban speaks during an international press conference in the Parliament building in Budapest, Hungary Tuesday, April 10, 2018, two days after his Fidesz party in coalition with the Christian Demo...
    Thousands of anti-government protesters in Hungary are marching in the capital city of Budapest in demand of a vote recount and a new electoral system.More >>
    Thousands of anti-government protesters in Hungary are marching in the capital city of Budapest in demand of a vote recount and a new electoral system.More >>
  • Trump pardons Scooter Libby, says he was 'treated unfairly'

    Trump pardons Scooter Libby, says he was 'treated unfairly'

    Saturday, April 14 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-04-14 21:12:57 GMT
    President Donald Trump plans to pardon I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, a former top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney, according to a person familiar with the president's decision who said the announcement is expected...More >>
    President Donald Trump plans to pardon I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, a former top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney, according to a person familiar with the president's decision who said the announcement is expected to come as early as today.More >>
  • Estonia's Reform Party picks its first female leader

    Estonia's Reform Party picks its first female leader

    Saturday, April 14 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-04-14 19:16:03 GMT
    Estonia's largest political party picks its third new leader in four years, seeking to restore popularity and mend its tarnished image among voters ahead of a parliamentary election.More >>
    Estonia's largest political party picks its third new leader in four years, seeking to restore popularity and mend its tarnished image among voters ahead of a parliamentary election.More >>
  • FBI probes Trump lawyer Cohen's personal 'business dealings'

    FBI probes Trump lawyer Cohen's personal 'business dealings'

    Saturday, April 14 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-04-14 14:58:03 GMT
    A New York federal district court spokesman says there will be a hearing related to the search warrant executed this week for records belonging to President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen.More >>
    A New York federal district court spokesman says there will be a hearing related to the search warrant executed this week for records belonging to President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen.More >>
  • Possible House leader Kevin McCarthy seen by Trump as ally

    Possible House leader Kevin McCarthy seen by Trump as ally

    Saturday, April 14 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-04-14 14:51:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., joined at right by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., talks with reporters at the Capitol in Washington. Ryan is backing...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., joined at right by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., talks with reporters at the Capitol in Washington. Ryan is backing...
    A Republican operative says House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy thinks he's won President Donald Trump's backing to become next speaker.More >>
    A Republican operative says House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy thinks he's won President Donald Trump's backing to become next speaker.More >>
  • Trump cries "slime ball" after former FBI director slams him

    Trump cries "slime ball" after former FBI director slams him

    Saturday, April 14 2018 7:31 AM EDT2018-04-14 11:31:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this June 8, 2017, file photo, former FBI director James Comey testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Comey blasts President Donald Trump as unethical and “...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this June 8, 2017, file photo, former FBI director James Comey testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Comey blasts President Donald Trump as unethical and “...
    Former FBI Director James Comey blasts President Donald Trump as "unethical and untethered to truth" and his leadership of the country as "ego driven and about personal loyalty.".More >>
    Former FBI Director James Comey blasts President Donald Trump as "unethical and untethered to truth" and his leadership of the country as "ego driven and about personal loyalty.".More >>
  • Trump sees ally in possible House leader 'My Kevin' McCarthy

    Trump sees ally in possible House leader 'My Kevin' McCarthy

    Saturday, April 14 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-04-14 06:50:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., joined at right by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., talks with reporters at the Capitol in Washington. Ryan is backing...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., joined at right by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., talks with reporters at the Capitol in Washington. Ryan is backing...
    A Republican operative says House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy thinks he's won President Donald Trump's backing to become next speaker.More >>
    A Republican operative says House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy thinks he's won President Donald Trump's backing to become next speaker.More >>
  • Watchdog report: Ex-FBI deputy director misled investigators

    Watchdog report: Ex-FBI deputy director misled investigators

    Saturday, April 14 2018 2:09 AM EDT2018-04-14 06:09:46 GMT
    The Justice Department watchdog says fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe misled investigators over his role in a news media disclosure.More >>
    The Justice Department watchdog says fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe misled investigators over his role in a news media disclosure.More >>
  • Cuomo says he won't seek Working Families Party ballot line

    Cuomo says he won't seek Working Families Party ballot line

    Friday, April 13 2018 10:16 PM EDT2018-04-14 02:16:14 GMT
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he will not seek the ballot line of the progressive Working Families Party.More >>
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he will not seek the ballot line of the progressive Working Families Party.More >>
  • Will Democrats find a presidential hopeful at city hall?

    Will Democrats find a presidential hopeful at city hall?

    Friday, April 13 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-04-13 23:08:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention in San Diego. Garcetti, like other Democratic mayors considering the presidential...(AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention in San Diego. Garcetti, like other Democratic mayors considering the presidential...
    Los Angeles' Eric Garcetti, in Iowa Friday, is among the mayors stepping forward as 2020 Democratic presidential prospects.More >>
    Los Angeles' Eric Garcetti, in Iowa Friday, is among the mayors stepping forward as 2020 Democratic presidential prospects.More >>
  • Ryan anoints McCarthy to be his successor as House speaker

    Ryan anoints McCarthy to be his successor as House speaker

    Friday, April 13 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-04-13 22:39:34 GMT
    House Speaker Paul Ryan is backing Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy as his successor.More >>
    House Speaker Paul Ryan is backing Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy as his successor.More >>
  • The Latest: McCabe lawyer may file defamation suit vs. Trump

    The Latest: McCabe lawyer may file defamation suit vs. Trump

    Friday, April 13 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-04-13 21:49:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017 file photo, then-acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe appears before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCabe m...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017 file photo, then-acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe appears before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCabe m...
    President Donald Trump is slamming fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe on Twitter, saying McCabe "LIED! LIED!".More >>
    President Donald Trump is slamming fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe on Twitter, saying McCabe "LIED! LIED!".More >>
  • Wisconsin AG suggests Voter ID helped Trump win the state

    Wisconsin AG suggests Voter ID helped Trump win the state

    Friday, April 13 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-04-13 20:57:02 GMT
    Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel is suggesting Sen. Ron Johnson wouldn't have won re-election and President Donald Trump wouldn't have won Wisconsin without the state's voter ID law.More >>
    Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel is suggesting Sen. Ron Johnson wouldn't have won re-election and President Donald Trump wouldn't have won Wisconsin without the state's voter ID law.More >>
  • Zuckerberg: Regulation 'inevitable' for social media firms

    Zuckerberg: Regulation 'inevitable' for social media firms

    Friday, April 13 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-04-13 19:38:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election...
    Facebook's Zuckerberg says he knows what it means to have personal information compromised by malicious outsiders - and he acknowledges that regulation of social media companies is "inevitable".More >>
    Facebook's Zuckerberg says he knows what it means to have personal information compromised by malicious outsiders - and he acknowledges that regulation of social media companies is "inevitable".More >>
  • APNewsBreak: 10 minutes at Supreme Court cost Wisconsin $60K

    APNewsBreak: 10 minutes at Supreme Court cost Wisconsin $60K

    Friday, April 13 2018 2:49 PM EDT2018-04-13 18:49:20 GMT
    Wisconsin taxpayers footed a previously unknown $60,000 bill for attorneys to argue for 10 minutes before the U.S. Supreme Court in the state's defense of a redistricting lawsuit.More >>
    Wisconsin taxpayers footed a previously unknown $60,000 bill for attorneys to argue for 10 minutes before the U.S. Supreme Court in the state's defense of a redistricting lawsuit.More >>
  • Poll: Cuomo holds big lead over Nixon among NY Dem voters

    Poll: Cuomo holds big lead over Nixon among NY Dem voters

    Friday, April 13 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-04-13 16:51:17 GMT
    A new poll finds two-time incumbent New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holding a commanding lead over "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon among registered Democratic voters in the state's upcoming primary.More >>
    A new poll finds two-time incumbent New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holding a commanding lead over "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon among registered Democratic voters in the state's upcoming primary.More >>
  • Former US House speaker to promote legalizing marijuana

    Former US House speaker to promote legalizing marijuana

    Friday, April 13 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-04-13 16:20:00 GMT
    Former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner says he has had a change of heart on marijuana and will promote its nationwide legalization.More >>
    Former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner says he has had a change of heart on marijuana and will promote its nationwide legalization.More >>
  • Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Vos won't run for Ryan's seat

    Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Vos won't run for Ryan's seat

    Friday, April 13 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-04-13 15:45:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File). FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2016, file photo, Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos speaks at a news conference in Madison, Wis. Vos said he will not run to replace retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan in Congress. Vos, who was the...(AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File). FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2016, file photo, Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos speaks at a news conference in Madison, Wis. Vos said he will not run to replace retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan in Congress. Vos, who was the...
    Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says he won't run to replace retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan in Congress.More >>
    Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says he won't run to replace retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan in Congress.More >>
  • Anchorage voters are 1st in US to defeat 'bathroom bill'

    Anchorage voters are 1st in US to defeat 'bathroom bill'

    Friday, April 13 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-04-13 15:31:33 GMT
    Residents of Anchorage, Alaska's largest city, became the first voters in the nation to reject a so-called bathroom bill at the ballot.More >>
    Residents of Anchorage, Alaska's largest city, became the first voters in the nation to reject a so-called bathroom bill at the ballot.More >>
  • Oklahoma teachers shift from marching to running for office

    Oklahoma teachers shift from marching to running for office

    Friday, April 13 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-04-13 14:40:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Anna Langthorn, right, chair of the Oklahoma Democratic Party, talks with William Andrews, left, after he filed to run for the state Senate, as protests over school funding continue at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City, Thursda...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Anna Langthorn, right, chair of the Oklahoma Democratic Party, talks with William Andrews, left, after he filed to run for the state Senate, as protests over school funding continue at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City, Thursda...
    Oklahoma teachers frustrated after years of swelling class sizes and funding cuts to public schools streamed into the state Capitol this week not just to protest, but also to run for political office.More >>
    Oklahoma teachers frustrated after years of swelling class sizes and funding cuts to public schools streamed into the state Capitol this week not just to protest, but also to run for political office.More >>
  • Fact: Ex-coal baron Blankenship funds 'fact-check' site

    Fact: Ex-coal baron Blankenship funds 'fact-check' site

    Friday, April 13 2018 9:09 AM EDT2018-04-13 13:09:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File). FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2018, file photo, former Massey CEO and West Virginia Republican Senatorial candidate, Don Blankenship, speaks during a town hall to kick off his campaign in Logan, W.Va. There's a new fact-checkin...(AP Photo/Steve Helber, File). FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2018, file photo, former Massey CEO and West Virginia Republican Senatorial candidate, Don Blankenship, speaks during a town hall to kick off his campaign in Logan, W.Va. There's a new fact-checkin...
    There's a new fact-checking operation in West Virginia, and it leaves one fact out of plain sight _ that it's run by GOP candidate Don Blankenship.More >>
    There's a new fact-checking operation in West Virginia, and it leaves one fact out of plain sight _ that it's run by GOP candidate Don Blankenship.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Indiana GOP locked candidate out of database

    APNewsBreak: Indiana GOP locked candidate out of database

    Friday, April 13 2018 7:28 AM EDT2018-04-13 11:28:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2017, file photo, Indiana Rep. Todd Rokita speaks during a news conference outside of the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis. Rokita likely violated ethics laws as Indiana's secretary of state by...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this Aug. 9, 2017, file photo, Indiana Rep. Todd Rokita speaks during a news conference outside of the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis. Rokita likely violated ethics laws as Indiana's secretary of state by...
    Three former GOP officials say Senate candidate Todd Rokita likely violated ethics laws as Indiana's secretary of state by repeatedly accessing a Republican donor list from his government office.More >>
    Three former GOP officials say Senate candidate Todd Rokita likely violated ethics laws as Indiana's secretary of state by repeatedly accessing a Republican donor list from his government office.More >>
  • In new book, Comey blasts untruthful, 'ego-driven' Trump

    In new book, Comey blasts untruthful, 'ego-driven' Trump

    Friday, April 13 2018 7:16 AM EDT2018-04-13 11:16:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this June 8, 2017, file photo, former FBI director James Comey testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Comey blasts President Donald Trump as unethical and “...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this June 8, 2017, file photo, former FBI director James Comey testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Comey blasts President Donald Trump as unethical and “...
    Former FBI Director James Comey blasts President Donald Trump as "unethical and untethered to truth" and his leadership of the country as "ego driven and about personal loyalty.".More >>
    Former FBI Director James Comey blasts President Donald Trump as "unethical and untethered to truth" and his leadership of the country as "ego driven and about personal loyalty.".More >>
  • In new book, Comey blasts Trump's presidential leadership

    In new book, Comey blasts Trump's presidential leadership

    Friday, April 13 2018 5:47 AM EDT2018-04-13 09:47:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this June 8, 2017, file photo, former FBI director James Comey testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Comey blasts President Donald Trump as unethical and “...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this June 8, 2017, file photo, former FBI director James Comey testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Comey blasts President Donald Trump as unethical and “...
    Former FBI Director James Comey blasts President Donald Trump as "unethical and untethered to truth" and his leadership of the country as "ego driven and about personal loyalty.".More >>
    Former FBI Director James Comey blasts President Donald Trump as "unethical and untethered to truth" and his leadership of the country as "ego driven and about personal loyalty.".More >>
  • $30,000 rumor? Tabloid paid for, spiked, salacious Trump tip

    $30,000 rumor? Tabloid paid for, spiked, salacious Trump tip

    Friday, April 13 2018 2:40 AM EDT2018-04-13 06:40:30 GMT
    The company that publishes the National Enquirer paid a former doorman at one of Donald Trump's New York skyscrapers $30,000 during the presidential campaign for a tip about Trump it never ran.More >>
    The company that publishes the National Enquirer paid a former doorman at one of Donald Trump's New York skyscrapers $30,000 during the presidential campaign for a tip about Trump it never ran.More >>
  • Pompeo vows to confront Russia, dodges Mueller questions

    Pompeo vows to confront Russia, dodges Mueller questions

    Friday, April 13 2018 1:47 AM EDT2018-04-13 05:47:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this April 9, 2018, photo, Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo leaves a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Outgoing CIA Director Pompeo will tell senators weighing his confirmation as secretary of state that years of...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this April 9, 2018, photo, Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo leaves a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Outgoing CIA Director Pompeo will tell senators weighing his confirmation as secretary of state that years of...
    Trump's pick to be secretary of state declares that years of soft U.S. policy toward Russia are over, vows to promote democracy and human rights while ending "demoralizing" vacancies at the State Department.More >>
    Trump's pick to be secretary of state declares that years of soft U.S. policy toward Russia are over, vows to promote democracy and human rights while ending "demoralizing" vacancies at the State Department.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Indiana GOP locked candidate out of database

    APNewsBreak: Indiana GOP locked candidate out of database

    Friday, April 13 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-04-13 05:08:55 GMT
    Three former GOP officials say Senate candidate Todd Rokita likely violated ethics laws as Indiana's secretary of state by repeatedly accessing a Republican donor list from his government office.More >>
    Three former GOP officials say Senate candidate Todd Rokita likely violated ethics laws as Indiana's secretary of state by repeatedly accessing a Republican donor list from his government office.More >>
  • Trump stays on topic _ tax cuts _ for once

    Trump stays on topic _ tax cuts _ for once

    Thursday, April 12 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-04-12 23:56:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump lowers the microphone for Nicole Bergstrom of Smithcraft Signs in Avondale, Ariz., during an event on tax policy in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump lowers the microphone for Nicole Bergstrom of Smithcraft Signs in Avondale, Ariz., during an event on tax policy in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 12, 2018.
    President Donald Trump stuck to a script for once as he spoke about the benefits of the tax cuts he signed into law last year.More >>
    President Donald Trump stuck to a script for once as he spoke about the benefits of the tax cuts he signed into law last year.More >>
  • The Latest: 2 largest school districts to stay closed Friday

    The Latest: 2 largest school districts to stay closed Friday

    Thursday, April 12 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-04-12 23:09:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Anna Langthorn, right, chair of the Oklahoma Democratic Party, talks with William Andrews, left, after he filed to run for the state Senate, as protests over school funding continue at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City, Thursda...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Anna Langthorn, right, chair of the Oklahoma Democratic Party, talks with William Andrews, left, after he filed to run for the state Senate, as protests over school funding continue at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City, Thursda...
    Oklahoma teachers frustrated after years of swelling class sizes and funding cuts to public schools streamed into the state Capitol this week not just to protest, but also to run for political office.More >>
    Oklahoma teachers frustrated after years of swelling class sizes and funding cuts to public schools streamed into the state Capitol this week not just to protest, but also to run for political office.More >>
  • Who'll follow Paul Ryan as speaker? Contest hums below radar

    Who'll follow Paul Ryan as speaker? Contest hums below radar

    Thursday, April 12 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-04-12 22:58:21 GMT
    California Rep. Kevin McCarthy and Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise are the likely chief contenders to succeed Paul Ryan as House speaker.More >>
    California Rep. Kevin McCarthy and Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise are the likely chief contenders to succeed Paul Ryan as House speaker.More >>
  • Pennsylvania Democrat Conor Lamb takes oath, joins House

    Pennsylvania Democrat Conor Lamb takes oath, joins House

    Thursday, April 12 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-04-12 22:47:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., left, and Democrat Conor Lamb of Pa., participate in a mock swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 12, 2018 in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., left, and Democrat Conor Lamb of Pa., participate in a mock swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 12, 2018 in Washington.
    Democrat Conor Lamb has been sworn in as the newest member of Congress after winning a closely watched special election in Pennsylvania.More >>
    Democrat Conor Lamb has been sworn in as the newest member of Congress after winning a closely watched special election in Pennsylvania.More >>
  • The Latest: Agencies are asked to probe $30K tabloid payment

    The Latest: Agencies are asked to probe $30K tabloid payment

    Thursday, April 12 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-04-12 22:36:27 GMT
    A government watchdog group wants the Justice Department and Federal Election Commission to investigate a $30,000 payment by the National Enquirer's publisher to an ex-Trump skyscraper doorman during the...More >>
    A government watchdog group wants the Justice Department and Federal Election Commission to investigate a $30,000 payment by the National Enquirer's publisher to an ex-Trump skyscraper doorman during the presidential campaign.More >>
  • The Latest: Reddit says it banned 944 suspicious accounts

    The Latest: Reddit says it banned 944 suspicious accounts

    Thursday, April 12 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-04-12 21:49:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2018, file photo, a man poses for photos in front of a computer showing Facebook ad preferences pages in San Francisco. Lost amid a flurry of Facebook announcements about privacy settings and data ac...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2018, file photo, a man poses for photos in front of a computer showing Facebook ad preferences pages in San Francisco. Lost amid a flurry of Facebook announcements about privacy settings and data ac...
    Is Facebook really changing? Or just making small adjustments to its data-collection practices?.More >>
    Is Facebook really changing? Or just making small adjustments to its data-collection practices?.More >>
  • Report: Many state pension systems have huge funding gaps

    Report: Many state pension systems have huge funding gaps

    Thursday, April 12 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-04-12 21:13:06 GMT
    A new report finds that states' funding gap for public employee pensions hit a record $1.4 trillion in 2016.More >>
    A new report finds that states' funding gap for public employee pensions hit a record $1.4 trillion in 2016.More >>
  • Anti-Trump 'resistance warriors' insist on liberal message

    Anti-Trump 'resistance warriors' insist on liberal message

    Thursday, April 12 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-04-12 21:11:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2018, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a rally commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tenn. Hundreds of liberal candidat...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2018, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a rally commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tenn. Hundreds of liberal candidat...
    Hundreds of liberal political candidates in Washington for a conference are excited and angry _ and animated by their opposition to President Donald Trump.More >>
    Hundreds of liberal political candidates in Washington for a conference are excited and angry _ and animated by their opposition to President Donald Trump.More >>
  • The Latest: Pompeo says humans 'likely' nudge climate change

    The Latest: Pompeo says humans 'likely' nudge climate change

    Thursday, April 12 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-04-12 20:58:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this April 9, 2018, photo, Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo leaves a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Outgoing CIA Director Pompeo will tell senators weighing his confirmation as secretary of state that years of...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this April 9, 2018, photo, Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo leaves a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Outgoing CIA Director Pompeo will tell senators weighing his confirmation as secretary of state that years of...
    Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo says that bolstering the Iran nuclear deal will be a priority if he's confirmed by the Senate.More >>
    Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo says that bolstering the Iran nuclear deal will be a priority if he's confirmed by the Senate.More >>
  • House GOP seeks stricter work requirements on food stamps

    House GOP seeks stricter work requirements on food stamps

    Thursday, April 12 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-04-12 19:56:55 GMT
    Republicans controlling the House are proposing stricter work mandates on the nation's 40 million food stamp recipients as they kick off debate on a politically-freighted election-year overhaul of the government's...More >>
    Republicans controlling the House are proposing stricter work mandates on the nation's 40 million food stamp recipients as they kick off debate on a politically-freighted election-year overhaul of the government's food and farm programs.More >>
  • Hungary: Pro-govt weekly prints list of 'Soros mercenaries'

    Hungary: Pro-govt weekly prints list of 'Soros mercenaries'

    Thursday, April 12 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-04-12 18:58:19 GMT
    (Lajos Soos/MTI via AP). Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban smiles during an international press conference in the Parliament building in Budapest, Hungary Tuesday, April 10, 2018, two days after his Fidesz party in coalition with the Christian Demo...(Lajos Soos/MTI via AP). Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban smiles during an international press conference in the Parliament building in Budapest, Hungary Tuesday, April 10, 2018, two days after his Fidesz party in coalition with the Christian Demo...
    A Hungarian magazine has published over 200 names of people it says are likely part a group what Prime Minister Viktor Orban calls "mercenaries" paid by George Soros to topple the government.More >>
    A Hungarian magazine has published over 200 names of people it says are likely part a group what Prime Minister Viktor Orban calls "mercenaries" paid by George Soros to topple the government.More >>
  • Oklahoma judge who spared child rapist prison seeks new term

    Oklahoma judge who spared child rapist prison seeks new term

    Thursday, April 12 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-04-12 18:38:51 GMT
    The Oklahoma judge who approved probation for a man who admitted to raping a Texas girl at a church camp is seeking four more years on the bench.More >>
    The Oklahoma judge who approved probation for a man who admitted to raping a Texas girl at a church camp is seeking four more years on the bench.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump gives his lawyer thumbs-up in Russia probe

    The Latest: Trump gives his lawyer thumbs-up in Russia probe

    Thursday, April 12 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-04-12 18:26:04 GMT
    President Donald Trump insists he did not consider firing special counsel Robert Mueller in December.More >>
    President Donald Trump insists he did not consider firing special counsel Robert Mueller in December.More >>
  • GOP readies response to Comey memoir

    GOP readies response to Comey memoir

    Thursday, April 12 2018 1:48 PM EDT2018-04-12 17:48:40 GMT
    Republicans plan an aggressive response to an upcoming memoir by fired FBI director James Comey. Trump fired Comey last year while he was leading the investigation into possible collusion between Trump's campaign...More >>
    Republicans plan an aggressive response to an upcoming memoir by fired FBI director James Comey. Trump fired Comey last year while he was leading the investigation into possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia in the 2016 election.More >>
  • Spain's high court blocks Catalan separatist's power bid

    Spain's high court blocks Catalan separatist's power bid

    Thursday, April 12 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-04-12 16:58:27 GMT
    (Jane Barlow/PA via AP). Backdropped by supporters former Catalan Minister Professor Clara Ponsati, who is facing extradition to Spain, stands outside Edinburgh Sheriff Court with her lawyer Aamer Anwar, left, after an extradition hearing, Thursday Apr...(Jane Barlow/PA via AP). Backdropped by supporters former Catalan Minister Professor Clara Ponsati, who is facing extradition to Spain, stands outside Edinburgh Sheriff Court with her lawyer Aamer Anwar, left, after an extradition hearing, Thursday Apr...
    Spain's Supreme Court has turned down for a second time a request by a jailed leader of Catalonia's independence movement to be released so that regional lawmakers can vote on making him their leader.More >>
    Spain's Supreme Court has turned down for a second time a request by a jailed leader of Catalonia's independence movement to be released so that regional lawmakers can vote on making him their leader.More >>
  • Trump tweets about conspiracies he sees behind challenges

    Trump tweets about conspiracies he sees behind challenges

    Thursday, April 12 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-04-12 16:39:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders talks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders talks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018.
    Trump points to conspiracies in the challenges facing his administration.More >>
    Trump points to conspiracies in the challenges facing his administration.More >>
  • The Latest: Afghan official says sticky bomb destroys tanker

    The Latest: Afghan official says sticky bomb destroys tanker

    Thursday, April 12 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-04-12 15:46:01 GMT
    A lawmaker in the Afghan Parliament said three district officials and several security forces were killed in a Taliban attack on a government compound in Ghazni province.More >>
    A lawmaker in the Afghan Parliament said three district officials and several security forces were killed in a Taliban attack on a government compound in Ghazni province.More >>
  • Daffy idea? Wisconsin voter wants to bring ducks to election

    Daffy idea? Wisconsin voter wants to bring ducks to election

    Thursday, April 12 2018 9:09 AM EDT2018-04-12 13:09:14 GMT
    A voter in a tiny northeast Wisconsin town wants to bring ducks to the polling station to deliver a message.More >>
    A voter in a tiny northeast Wisconsin town wants to bring ducks to the polling station to deliver a message.More >>
  • Ryan retirement sends new ripples of uncertainty through GOP

    Ryan retirement sends new ripples of uncertainty through GOP

    Thursday, April 12 2018 8:37 AM EDT2018-04-12 12:37:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., announces that he will not run for re-election at the end of his term, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., announces that he will not run for re-election at the end of his term, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    House Speaker Paul Ryan's announcement that he will retire rather than seek another term in Congress has sent new ripples of uncertainty through a Washington already on edge and a Republican Party bracing for a...More >>
    House Speaker Paul Ryan's announcement that he will retire rather than seek another term in Congress has sent new ripples of uncertainty through a Washington already on edge and a Republican Party bracing for a rough election year.More >>
  • Chinese politician accused of conspiracy admits to graft

    Chinese politician accused of conspiracy admits to graft

    Thursday, April 12 2018 7:48 AM EDT2018-04-12 11:48:08 GMT
    Former Chinese political high-flyer Sun Zhengcai is standing trial for bribery, making him one of the highest-level officials to be prosecuted in President Xi Jinping's sweeping anti-corruption campaign.More >>
    Former Chinese political high-flyer Sun Zhengcai is standing trial for bribery, making him one of the highest-level officials to be prosecuted in President Xi Jinping's sweeping anti-corruption campaign.More >>
  • As Trump fumes, senators bid to protect the special counsel

    As Trump fumes, senators bid to protect the special counsel

    Thursday, April 12 2018 1:38 AM EDT2018-04-12 05:38:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, at the start of a meeting with military leaders. Federal agents raided the office of Trump's personal attorney Michael Co...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, at the start of a meeting with military leaders. Federal agents raided the office of Trump's personal attorney Michael Co...
    Four senators, Democrats and Republicans, are moving to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job as Trump ponders firing him.More >>
    Four senators, Democrats and Republicans, are moving to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job as Trump ponders firing him.More >>
  • Report: Missouri Gov. Greitens initiated unwanted sex acts

    Report: Missouri Gov. Greitens initiated unwanted sex acts

    Thursday, April 12 2018 1:07 AM EDT2018-04-12 05:07:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks in Palmyra, Mo. Attorneys defending Greitens against an invasion-of-privacy charge are raising doubts about the testimony of a woman with whom ...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks in Palmyra, Mo. Attorneys defending Greitens against an invasion-of-privacy charge are raising doubts about the testimony of a woman with whom ...
    The political future of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens faces a big test when a special legislative committee issues an investigative report related to an extramarital affair the Republican had prior to his election.More >>
    The political future of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens faces a big test when a special legislative committee issues an investigative report related to an extramarital affair the Republican had prior to his election.More >>
  • Tempests buffeting White House now threaten to engulf Trump

    Tempests buffeting White House now threaten to engulf Trump

    Thursday, April 12 2018 12:59 AM EDT2018-04-12 04:59:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders talks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders talks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2018.
    While alarmed aides and allies worried that President Donald Trump was the angriest he'd ever been, the president saw conspiracies in the challenges facing his administration and hinted at more chaos.More >>
    While alarmed aides and allies worried that President Donald Trump was the angriest he'd ever been, the president saw conspiracies in the challenges facing his administration and hinted at more chaos.More >>
  • Speaker Ryan to retire, leaving big election-year GOP vacuum

    Speaker Ryan to retire, leaving big election-year GOP vacuum

    Thursday, April 12 2018 12:39 AM EDT2018-04-12 04:39:12 GMT
    Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan will not run for re-election.More >>
    Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan will not run for re-election.More >>
  • Zuckerberg says regulation inevitable. Is Congress up to it?

    Zuckerberg says regulation inevitable. Is Congress up to it?

    Thursday, April 12 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-04-12 04:35:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 20...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 20...
    Apologizing for Facebook failures in light of harvesting of users' private data, CEO Mark Zuckerberg says social media giant is "working with" special counsel Robert Mueller in federal probe of Russian election...More >>
    Apologizing for Facebook failures in light of harvesting of users' private data, CEO Mark Zuckerberg says social media giant is "working with" special counsel Robert Mueller in federal probe of Russian election interference.More >>
  • The Latest: Ryan's wife happy _ and tearful _ he's quitting

    The Latest: Ryan's wife happy _ and tearful _ he's quitting

    Thursday, April 12 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-04-12 04:18:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., meets with reporters following a GOP strategy session, at the Capitol in Washington. Ryan will not run for re-election, The Associa...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., meets with reporters following a GOP strategy session, at the Capitol in Washington. Ryan will not run for re-election, The Associa...
    A spokesman for Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will serve out his term before retiring in January.More >>
    A spokesman for Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will serve out his term before retiring in January.More >>
  • 'Resistance warriors' gather as Dems debate midterm strategy

    'Resistance warriors' gather as Dems debate midterm strategy

    Thursday, April 12 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-04-12 04:18:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2018, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a rally commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tenn. Hundreds of liberal candidat...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2018, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a rally commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tenn. Hundreds of liberal candidat...
    'Resistance warriors' gather as anti-Trump liberals fight to push Democratic Party to the left.More >>
    'Resistance warriors' gather as anti-Trump liberals fight to push Democratic Party to the left.More >>
  • FBI raid sought Cohen's communications with Trump campaign

    FBI raid sought Cohen's communications with Trump campaign

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 11:45 PM EDT2018-04-12 03:45:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's personal attorney, walks to his hotel, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in New York. FBI agents on Monday raided Cohen's home, hotel room and office, seizing records on topics including...(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's personal attorney, walks to his hotel, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in New York. FBI agents on Monday raided Cohen's home, hotel room and office, seizing records on topics including...
    AP sources: A raid by federal agents targeting President Donald Trump's personal attorney was focused on payments to two women who say they had affairs with Trump years before he launched his political career.More >>
    AP sources: A raid by federal agents targeting President Donald Trump's personal attorney was focused on payments to two women who say they had affairs with Trump years before he launched his political career.More >>
  • Nixon: Support for legalizing marijuana use a racial issue

    Nixon: Support for legalizing marijuana use a racial issue

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-04-11 22:37:10 GMT
    Democratic candidate for governor Cynthia Nixon says her support for legalizing recreational use of marijuana in New York state is foremost based on racial justice issues.More >>
    Democratic candidate for governor Cynthia Nixon says her support for legalizing recreational use of marijuana in New York state is foremost based on racial justice issues.More >>
  • As Ryan steps aside, Democrat "Iron Stache" feels a tailwind

    As Ryan steps aside, Democrat "Iron Stache" feels a tailwind

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-04-11 22:10:04 GMT
    With Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan deciding against re-election, the focus turns to other Republicans who could run for his southeast Wisconsin congressional seat.More >>
    With Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan deciding against re-election, the focus turns to other Republicans who could run for his southeast Wisconsin congressional seat.More >>
  • AP: Sexual misconduct claims adding up in state legislatures

    AP: Sexual misconduct claims adding up in state legislatures

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-04-11 21:59:58 GMT
    (AP Photo). This combination of photos shows some of the two dozen state lawmakers across the country who have been accused of sexual harassment or misconduct since the start of 2017 and have resigned or been removed from office as of March 2018. Top r...(AP Photo). This combination of photos shows some of the two dozen state lawmakers across the country who have been accused of sexual harassment or misconduct since the start of 2017 and have resigned or been removed from office as of March 2018. Top r...
    The Associated Press is keeping a tally of state lawmakers across the country who have been caught up in sexual misconduct scandals.More >>
    The Associated Press is keeping a tally of state lawmakers across the country who have been caught up in sexual misconduct scandals.More >>
  • Azerbaijan: Aliyev wins 7-year term on top of 15 served

    Azerbaijan: Aliyev wins 7-year term on top of 15 served

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-04-11 21:47:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aziz Karimov). An Azeri man casts his ballot at a polling station during a presidential elections in Baku, Azerbaijan, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Voters in the oil-rich Caspian Sea nation of Azerbaijan are set to cast ballots in a snap presid...(AP Photo/Aziz Karimov). An Azeri man casts his ballot at a polling station during a presidential elections in Baku, Azerbaijan, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Voters in the oil-rich Caspian Sea nation of Azerbaijan are set to cast ballots in a snap presid...
    Polls have opened in a snap presidential election in the former Soviet republic of Azerbaijan.More >>
    Polls have opened in a snap presidential election in the former Soviet republic of Azerbaijan.More >>
  • Florida congressman adds name to list of GOP retirements

    Florida congressman adds name to list of GOP retirements

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-04-11 20:58:36 GMT
    Republican Rep. Dennis Ross of Florida says he will not seek re-election to a fifth term representing what is considered a strong Republican district.More >>
    Republican Rep. Dennis Ross of Florida says he will not seek re-election to a fifth term representing what is considered a strong Republican district.More >>
  • Top US prosecutor in Manhattan is recused from Cohen probe

    Top US prosecutor in Manhattan is recused from Cohen probe

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 2:08 AM EDT2018-04-11 06:08:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle). The Loews Regency Hotel is seen in New York, Monday, April 9, 2018. Federal agents raided the office of U.S. President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen, seizing records on topics including a $130,000 payment made ...(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle). The Loews Regency Hotel is seen in New York, Monday, April 9, 2018. Federal agents raided the office of U.S. President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen, seizing records on topics including a $130,000 payment made ...
    The top federal prosecutor in Manhattan has been recused from involvement in the FBI's probe of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer.More >>
    The top federal prosecutor in Manhattan has been recused from involvement in the FBI's probe of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer.More >>
  • Senators move to protect Mueller as Trump criticizes probe

    Senators move to protect Mueller as Trump criticizes probe

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 1:18 AM EDT2018-04-11 05:18:55 GMT
    A bipartisan group of four senators is reviving legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job as Trump publicly muses about firing him.More >>
    A bipartisan group of four senators is reviving legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job as Trump publicly muses about firing him.More >>
  • Trump axes trip amid discussions over Syria, raid on lawyer

    Trump axes trip amid discussions over Syria, raid on lawyer

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-04-11 05:05:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens as he meets with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens as he meets with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is driving his West Wing into deeper tumult as federal agents dig into his personal affairs.More >>
    President Donald Trump is driving his West Wing into deeper tumult as federal agents dig into his personal affairs.More >>
  • Hardly 'friends': Zuckerberg fends off senators on privacy

    Hardly 'friends': Zuckerberg fends off senators on privacy

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-04-11 04:58:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, to meet with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Zuckerberg will testify Tuesd...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, to meet with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Zuckerberg will testify Tuesd...
    After privately assuring senators that his company will do better, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is undergoing a two-day congressional inquisition that will be very public.More >>
    After privately assuring senators that his company will do better, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is undergoing a two-day congressional inquisition that will be very public.More >>
  • AP sources: Raid related to payments to women accusing Trump

    AP sources: Raid related to payments to women accusing Trump

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 12:39 AM EDT2018-04-11 04:39:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). The building in New York where Michael Cohen, who is President Donald Trump's personal attorney, has his office, is photographed in New York, Monday, April 9, 2018. Federal agents raided the office of Cohen, seizing records on to...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). The building in New York where Michael Cohen, who is President Donald Trump's personal attorney, has his office, is photographed in New York, Monday, April 9, 2018. Federal agents raided the office of Cohen, seizing records on to...
    Federal agents have raided the office of President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen, seizing records on topics including a $130,000 payment made to porn actress Stormy Daniels.More >>
    Federal agents have raided the office of President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen, seizing records on topics including a $130,000 payment made to porn actress Stormy Daniels.More >>
  • The Latest: NY prosecutor recused from Michael Cohen probe

    The Latest: NY prosecutor recused from Michael Cohen probe

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-04-11 00:18:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig). The front of the building where President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen lives in New York on Monday, April 9, 2018. Federal agents raided the office of Cohen, seizing records on topics including a $130,000 paymen...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig). The front of the building where President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen lives in New York on Monday, April 9, 2018. Federal agents raided the office of Cohen, seizing records on topics including a $130,000 paymen...
    President Donald Trump is fuming about abuse of attorney-client privilege after federal agents raised his personal attorney's office in New York.More >>
    President Donald Trump is fuming about abuse of attorney-client privilege after federal agents raised his personal attorney's office in New York.More >>
  • Mueller may be using Manafort probe to dig into '16 campaign

    Mueller may be using Manafort probe to dig into '16 campaign

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-04-11 00:09:14 GMT
    New documents reveal that special counsel Robert Mueller may be trying to use his investigation of Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, to probe deeper into Trump's presidential campaign.More >>
    New documents reveal that special counsel Robert Mueller may be trying to use his investigation of Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, to probe deeper into Trump's presidential campaign.More >>
  • Candidate won't leave governor's forum, is dragged off stage

    Candidate won't leave governor's forum, is dragged off stage

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 8:08 PM EDT2018-04-11 00:08:53 GMT
    A Democratic candidate for Connecticut governor who refused to leave a forum where she wasn't invited and had to be dragged off the stage by police is facing criminal charges.More >>
    A Democratic candidate for Connecticut governor who refused to leave a forum where she wasn't invited and had to be dragged off the stage by police is facing criminal charges.More >>
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren to join Cordray on campaign trail

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren to join Cordray on campaign trail

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-04-10 21:45:28 GMT
    Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is coming to Ohio to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray.More >>
    Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is coming to Ohio to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray.More >>
  • What's next for Parkland students? Town halls, midterms vote

    What's next for Parkland students? Town halls, midterms vote

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-04-10 20:38:30 GMT
    The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students tick off the cities and states in their upcoming travel schedule at a dizzying pace.More >>
    The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students tick off the cities and states in their upcoming travel schedule at a dizzying pace.More >>
  • Zuckerberg prepares another apology _ this time to Congress

    Zuckerberg prepares another apology _ this time to Congress

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 10:44 AM EDT2018-04-10 14:44:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg meets with a group of entrepreneurs and innovators during a round-table discussion at Cortex Innovation Community technology hub in St. Louis. Congres...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg meets with a group of entrepreneurs and innovators during a round-table discussion at Cortex Innovation Community technology hub in St. Louis. Congres...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting privately with lawmakers on Monday ahead of his first time testifying on Capitol Hill.More >>
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting privately with lawmakers on Monday ahead of his first time testifying on Capitol Hill.More >>
  • Porn star's lawyer promises sketch of man who threatened her

    Porn star's lawyer promises sketch of man who threatened her

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-04-10 13:31:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bill Haber, File). FILE - In this May 6, 2009, file photo, Stormy Daniels visits a local restaurant in downtown New Orleans. Daniels, who says she had an affair with Donald Trump renewed an effort Sunday, April 8, 2018, to get the president t...(AP Photo/Bill Haber, File). FILE - In this May 6, 2009, file photo, Stormy Daniels visits a local restaurant in downtown New Orleans. Daniels, who says she had an affair with Donald Trump renewed an effort Sunday, April 8, 2018, to get the president t...
    A porn actress who says she had an affair with Donald Trump is renewing an effort to get the president to answer her attorney's questions under oath.More >>
    A porn actress who says she had an affair with Donald Trump is renewing an effort to get the president to answer her attorney's questions under oath.More >>
  • Walker accuses Wisconsin Democrats of 'anger and hatred'

    Walker accuses Wisconsin Democrats of 'anger and hatred'

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-04-10 10:52:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, speaks to reporters in Madison, Wis. Walker is accusing Democrats of being driven by "anger and hatred," a new line of attack the two-term incumbent be...(AP Photo/Scott Bauer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, speaks to reporters in Madison, Wis. Walker is accusing Democrats of being driven by "anger and hatred," a new line of attack the two-term incumbent be...
    Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker is accusing Democrats of being driven by 'anger and hatred,' a line of attack the two-term incumbent began emphasizing last week that his opponents say more accurately...More >>
    Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker is accusing Democrats of being driven by 'anger and hatred,' a line of attack the two-term incumbent began emphasizing last week that his opponents say more accurately reflects the tactics of President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Malaysia vote that could decide Najib's fate set for May 9

    Malaysia vote that could decide Najib's fate set for May 9

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 6:33 AM EDT2018-04-10 10:33:04 GMT
    Malaysia's Election Commission says it has fixed May 9 for general elections that could determine scandal-plagued Prime Minister Najib Razak's political survival.More >>
    Malaysia's Election Commission says it has fixed May 9 for general elections that could determine scandal-plagued Prime Minister Najib Razak's political survival.More >>
  • Trump lets loose after offices of his attorney raided

    Trump lets loose after offices of his attorney raided

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 6:03 AM EDT2018-04-10 10:03:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, at the start of a meeting with military leaders. Federal agents raided the office of Trump's personal attorney Michael Co...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, at the start of a meeting with military leaders. Federal agents raided the office of Trump's personal attorney Michael Co...
    Trump lashes out against special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, branding it "an attack on our country" following raid on his personal attorney.More >>
    Trump lashes out against special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, branding it "an attack on our country" following raid on his personal attorney.More >>
  • Trump furious after FBI seizes documents from his lawyer

    Trump furious after FBI seizes documents from his lawyer

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 2:45 AM EDT2018-04-10 06:45:59 GMT
    Federal agents carrying court-authorized search warrants have seized documents from President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen.More >>
    Federal agents carrying court-authorized search warrants have seized documents from President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen.More >>
  • The Latest: Yes, Mark Zuckerberg will wear suit in Congress

    The Latest: Yes, Mark Zuckerberg will wear suit in Congress

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 1:57 AM EDT2018-04-10 05:57:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File). File - This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo shows a Facebook logo being displayed in a start-up companies gathering at Paris' Station F, in Paris.  Facebook is on the offensive to try to contain swirling concerns about how it...(AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File). File - This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo shows a Facebook logo being displayed in a start-up companies gathering at Paris' Station F, in Paris. Facebook is on the offensive to try to contain swirling concerns about how it...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is establishing an independent election research commission that will look into the effects of social media on elections and democracy.More >>
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is establishing an independent election research commission that will look into the effects of social media on elections and democracy.More >>
  • Trump blasts Mueller probe as 'attack on our country'

    Trump blasts Mueller probe as 'attack on our country'

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-04-10 04:11:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, at the start of a meeting with military leaders. Federal agents raided the office of Trump's personal attorney Michael Co...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, at the start of a meeting with military leaders. Federal agents raided the office of Trump's personal attorney Michael Co...
    President Donald Trump is branding special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian election meddling "an attack on our country".More >>
    President Donald Trump is branding special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian election meddling "an attack on our country".More >>
  • Hungary's pro-migrant groups seen as targets after election

    Hungary's pro-migrant groups seen as targets after election

    Monday, April 9 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-04-10 03:13:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, center, flanked by his team, greets his supporters in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, April 8, 2018. Preliminary results show populist Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has easily won a ...(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, center, flanked by his team, greets his supporters in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, April 8, 2018. Preliminary results show populist Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has easily won a ...
    An official from re-elected Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz Party says that a law targeting refugee and migrant advocates could be among the first to be approved.More >>
    An official from re-elected Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz Party says that a law targeting refugee and migrant advocates could be among the first to be approved.More >>
  • Azerbaijan's incumbent president set up for easy re-election

    Azerbaijan's incumbent president set up for easy re-election

    Monday, April 9 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-04-10 03:13:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, File). FILE- In this Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 file photo, Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev waves as he arrives for an Eastern Partnership Summit in Brussels. Voters in the oil-rich Caspian Sea nation of Azerbaijan are set to ...(AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, File). FILE- In this Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 file photo, Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev waves as he arrives for an Eastern Partnership Summit in Brussels. Voters in the oil-rich Caspian Sea nation of Azerbaijan are set to ...
    Voters in the oil-rich Caspian Sea nation of Azerbaijan are set to cast their ballots in a snap presidential election this week that is all but certain to extend the rule of its long-serving leader by another seven...More >>
    Voters in the oil-rich Caspian Sea nation of Azerbaijan are set to cast their ballots in a snap presidential election this week that is all but certain to extend the rule of its long-serving leader by another seven years.More >>
  • GOP Republicans return to work with Trump wish list in mind

    GOP Republicans return to work with Trump wish list in mind

    Monday, April 9 2018 9:43 PM EDT2018-04-10 01:43:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File). FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2017, file photo, a early morning runner crosses in front of the U.S. Capitol as he passes the flags circling the Washington Monument in Washington. Congress returns from spring break Monday, Apri...(AP Photo/J. David Ake, File). FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2017, file photo, a early morning runner crosses in front of the U.S. Capitol as he passes the flags circling the Washington Monument in Washington. Congress returns from spring break Monday, Apri...
    Congress is returning from spring break scrambling to compile a to-do list that will satisfy a president they desperately need to be promoting their achievements as they prepare to hit the campaign trail.More >>
    Congress is returning from spring break scrambling to compile a to-do list that will satisfy a president they desperately need to be promoting their achievements as they prepare to hit the campaign trail.More >>
  • Facebook suspends Canadian firm amid data mining scandal

    Facebook suspends Canadian firm amid data mining scandal

    Monday, April 9 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-04-09 23:24:35 GMT
    Facebook says it has suspended a Canadian political consulting firm amid media reports it had ties to Cambridge Analytica, a British data mining firm accused of obtaining data from 87 million Facebook users to sway...More >>
    Facebook says it has suspended a Canadian political consulting firm amid media reports it had ties to Cambridge Analytica, a British data mining firm accused of obtaining data from 87 million Facebook users to sway elections.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump calls Mueller probe an 'attack' on US

    The Latest: Trump calls Mueller probe an 'attack' on US

    Monday, April 9 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-04-09 22:53:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen appears in front of members of the media after a closed door meeting with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hi...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen appears in front of members of the media after a closed door meeting with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hi...
    President Donald Trump is calling by special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into election meddling "an attack on our country".More >>
    President Donald Trump is calling by special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into election meddling "an attack on our country".More >>
  • Cindy Hyde-Smith sworn in as 1st female Mississippi senator

    Cindy Hyde-Smith sworn in as 1st female Mississippi senator

    Monday, April 9 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-04-09 22:36:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Mississippi Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith, left, is welcomed as the newest member of the U.S. Senate by Vice President Mike Pence, right, as she is joined by her husband, Michael Smith, center, and Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryan...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Mississippi Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith, left, is welcomed as the newest member of the U.S. Senate by Vice President Mike Pence, right, as she is joined by her husband, Michael Smith, center, and Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryan...
    Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith has been sworn into the Senate as the first woman to represent Mississippi in the chamber.More >>
    Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith has been sworn into the Senate as the first woman to represent Mississippi in the chamber.More >>
  • Gov. Rick Scott aims to unseat Florida's Democratic senator

    Gov. Rick Scott aims to unseat Florida's Democratic senator

    Monday, April 9 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-04-09 22:36:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser,File). FILE - In this March 11, 2018 file photo,  Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks after the end of the legislative session at the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla. Scott appears ready to jump into Florida’s Senate race...(AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser,File). FILE - In this March 11, 2018 file photo, Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaks after the end of the legislative session at the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla. Scott appears ready to jump into Florida’s Senate race...
    Calling Washington "horribly dysfunctional," Florida Gov. Rick Scott is challenging U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in an election that could be one of the most expensive and highly-watched races in the nation.More >>
    Calling Washington "horribly dysfunctional," Florida Gov. Rick Scott is challenging U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in an election that could be one of the most expensive and highly-watched races in the nation.More >>
  • Duckworth has baby; 1st US senator to give birth in office

    Duckworth has baby; 1st US senator to give birth in office

    Monday, April 9 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-04-09 22:33:31 GMT
    Sen. Tammy Duckworth has given birth to a baby girl, making her the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office.More >>
    Sen. Tammy Duckworth has given birth to a baby girl, making her the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office.More >>
  • Recall effort targets mayor who insulted shooting survivor

    Recall effort targets mayor who insulted shooting survivor

    Monday, April 9 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-04-09 21:46:07 GMT
    Three Maine residents have begun an effort to oust a Republican mayor criticized for making fun of a Parkland, Florida, high school shooting survivor.More >>
    Three Maine residents have begun an effort to oust a Republican mayor criticized for making fun of a Parkland, Florida, high school shooting survivor.More >>
  • The Latest: Nelson says he's ready for Florida Gov. Scott

    The Latest: Nelson says he's ready for Florida Gov. Scott

    Monday, April 9 2018 11:24 AM EDT2018-04-09 15:24:54 GMT
    Calling Washington "horribly dysfunctional," Florida Gov. Rick Scott is running for U.S. Senate against incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson.More >>
    Calling Washington "horribly dysfunctional," Florida Gov. Rick Scott is running for U.S. Senate against incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson.More >>
  • Cambodian election body warns against poll boycott calls

    Cambodian election body warns against poll boycott calls

    Monday, April 9 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-04-09 14:02:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File). FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, file photo, a woman holds a child as she casts a ballot in Kandal province, southeast of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Cambodia's National Election Committee has warned that anyone urging vote...(AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File). FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, file photo, a woman holds a child as she casts a ballot in Kandal province, southeast of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Cambodia's National Election Committee has warned that anyone urging vote...
    Cambodia's National Election Committee has warned that anyone urging voters to boycott the upcoming general election can face criminal charges and be fined, responding to a boycott call by the head of the...More >>
    Cambodia's National Election Committee has warned that anyone urging voters to boycott the upcoming general election can face criminal charges and be fined, responding to a boycott call by the head of the country's now-dissolved opposition party.More >>
  • Nigeria president to seek re-election in 2019

    Nigeria president to seek re-election in 2019

    Monday, April 9 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-04-09 13:41:50 GMT
    The Nigerian president's spokesman says President Muhammadu Buhari has declared his intention to seek re-election in 2019.More >>
    The Nigerian president's spokesman says President Muhammadu Buhari has declared his intention to seek re-election in 2019.More >>
  • The Latest: Facebook admits to secretly deleting CEO's texts

    The Latest: Facebook admits to secretly deleting CEO's texts

    Monday, April 9 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-04-09 13:25:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dar Yasin, File). FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, file photo, Rohingya Muslim woman, Rukaya Begum, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, holds her son Mahbubur Rehman, left and her daughter Rehana Bibi, after the government mov...(AP Photo/Dar Yasin, File). FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, file photo, Rohingya Muslim woman, Rukaya Begum, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, holds her son Mahbubur Rehman, left and her daughter Rehana Bibi, after the government mov...
    Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says the company is conducting audit of Cambridge Analytica's data use.More >>
    Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says the company is conducting audit of Cambridge Analytica's data use.More >>
  • Ex-Cambridge Analytica employee to cooperate with DOJ probe

    Ex-Cambridge Analytica employee to cooperate with DOJ probe

    Monday, April 9 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-04-09 12:22:41 GMT
    The computer expert who alleges a trove of Facebook data was improperly used to help President Donald Trump's campaign in the 2016 election says he will cooperate with a Justice Department investigation.More >>
    The computer expert who alleges a trove of Facebook data was improperly used to help President Donald Trump's campaign in the 2016 election says he will cooperate with a Justice Department investigation.More >>
  • The Latest: Poland welcomes victory of anti-migrant Orban

    The Latest: Poland welcomes victory of anti-migrant Orban

    Monday, April 9 2018 7:30 AM EDT2018-04-09 11:30:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban addresses his supporters in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, April 8, 2018. Preliminary results show populist Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has easily won a third consecutive term and ...(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban addresses his supporters in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, April 8, 2018. Preliminary results show populist Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has easily won a third consecutive term and ...
    Luxembourg's foreign minister says Germany, France and others should weigh in against what he calls a 'tumor' of scaremongering after Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban won a clear election victory.More >>
    Luxembourg's foreign minister says Germany, France and others should weigh in against what he calls a 'tumor' of scaremongering after Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban won a clear election victory.More >>
  • Hungarian populist Orban wins new term, party super majority

    Hungarian populist Orban wins new term, party super majority

    Monday, April 9 2018 7:21 AM EDT2018-04-09 11:21:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). A boat sails on the Danube river in front of Parliament building in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, April 7, 2018. Hungarians will vote Sunday in parliamentary elections, choosing 199 lawmakers with current Prime Minister Vikto...(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). A boat sails on the Danube river in front of Parliament building in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, April 7, 2018. Hungarians will vote Sunday in parliamentary elections, choosing 199 lawmakers with current Prime Minister Vikto...
    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is expected to win his third consecutive term, and fourth overall since 1998, as voting stations open for the parliamentary election.More >>
    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is expected to win his third consecutive term, and fourth overall since 1998, as voting stations open for the parliamentary election.More >>
  • Stormy Daniels again seeks Trump's answers under oath

    Stormy Daniels again seeks Trump's answers under oath

    Monday, April 9 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-04-09 05:21:48 GMT
    The attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels says she sat with a forensic sketch artist to develop an image of the person she says threatened her to keep quiet over her alleged affair with Donald Trump.More >>
    The attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels says she sat with a forensic sketch artist to develop an image of the person she says threatened her to keep quiet over her alleged affair with Donald Trump.More >>
  • Writing, speaking, meatball subs: Justice Gorsuch's 1st year

    Writing, speaking, meatball subs: Justice Gorsuch's 1st year

    Monday, April 9 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-04-09 04:19:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 15, 2017, file photo, Associate Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, left, joined by Chief Justice John Roberts, walks down the steps of Supreme Court in Washington, following Gorsuch investiture...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 15, 2017, file photo, Associate Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, left, joined by Chief Justice John Roberts, walks down the steps of Supreme Court in Washington, following Gorsuch investiture...
    Since Neil Gorsuch became the Supreme Court's newest member almost a year ago, he's heard more than 60 cases on issues including gerrymandering, fees paid to unions, cellphone privacy and gambling and written his...More >>
    Since Neil Gorsuch became the Supreme Court's newest member almost a year ago, he's heard more than 60 cases on issues including gerrymandering, fees paid to unions, cellphone privacy and gambling and written his first high court opinions.More >>
  • Democrats even in GOP country shift toward gun restrictions

    Democrats even in GOP country shift toward gun restrictions

    Monday, April 9 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-04-09 04:18:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2016, file photo, Brad Ashford speaks at a news conference in Omaha, Neb. Just 18 months after declaring his opposition to banning assault weapons, Ashford has changed his mind. But make no mistake, ...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2016, file photo, Brad Ashford speaks at a news conference in Omaha, Neb. Just 18 months after declaring his opposition to banning assault weapons, Ashford has changed his mind. But make no mistake, ...
    The congressional races in November will test whether the Democratic Party will make room for candidates who don't back all gun control measures.More >>
    The congressional races in November will test whether the Democratic Party will make room for candidates who don't back all gun control measures.More >>
  • The Latest: Hungary: Head of 2nd-place party plans to resign

    The Latest: Hungary: Head of 2nd-place party plans to resign

    Sunday, April 8 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-04-08 23:22:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). Hungary's prime minister Viktor Orban, left and his spouse Aniko Levai cast their ballots at a polling station in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, April 8, 2018. Orban is expected to win his third consecutive term, and fourth over...(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). Hungary's prime minister Viktor Orban, left and his spouse Aniko Levai cast their ballots at a polling station in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, April 8, 2018. Orban is expected to win his third consecutive term, and fourth over...
    The leader of Hungary's right-wing nationalist Jobbik party says he expects a "surprise" result in the parliamentary elections.More >>
    The leader of Hungary's right-wing nationalist Jobbik party says he expects a "surprise" result in the parliamentary elections.More >>
  • House's Steny Hoyer takes a last shot at the top spot

    House's Steny Hoyer takes a last shot at the top spot

    Sunday, April 8 2018 6:02 PM EDT2018-04-08 22:02:23 GMT
    (Dan Reiland/The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram via AP). Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., left, and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer speaks to the media after touring Culimeta-Saveguard in Eau Claire, Wis., on Thursday April 5, 2018. Hoyer headed to Trump country t...(Dan Reiland/The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram via AP). Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., left, and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer speaks to the media after touring Culimeta-Saveguard in Eau Claire, Wis., on Thursday April 5, 2018. Hoyer headed to Trump country t...
    House Democrats' No.2 leader headed to Trump country this week in a last-chance campaign for the top spot.More >>
    House Democrats' No.2 leader headed to Trump country this week in a last-chance campaign for the top spot.More >>
  • Still popular, Brazil's Lula starts serving jail sentence

    Still popular, Brazil's Lula starts serving jail sentence

    Sunday, April 8 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-04-08 20:31:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Leo Correa). Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, second right, arrives at the Federal Police Department in Curitiba, Brazil, Saturday, April 7, 2018. Da Silva was taken into police custody Saturday after a tense showdown with his own ...(AP Photo/Leo Correa). Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, second right, arrives at the Federal Police Department in Curitiba, Brazil, Saturday, April 7, 2018. Da Silva was taken into police custody Saturday after a tense showdown with his own ...
    Once wildly popular, Brazilian former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva spends his first night in jail for a corruption conviction.More >>
    Once wildly popular, Brazilian former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva spends his first night in jail for a corruption conviction.More >>
  • Correction: US-House-Democrats-Leadership story

    Correction: US-House-Democrats-Leadership story

    Sunday, April 8 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-04-08 19:21:57 GMT
    (Dan Reiland/The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram via AP). Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., left, and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer speaks to the media after touring Culimeta-Saveguard in Eau Claire, Wis., on Thursday April 5, 2018. Hoyer headed to Trump country t...(Dan Reiland/The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram via AP). Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., left, and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer speaks to the media after touring Culimeta-Saveguard in Eau Claire, Wis., on Thursday April 5, 2018. Hoyer headed to Trump country t...
    House Democrats No.2 leader headed to Trump country this week in a last-chance campaign for the top spot.More >>
    House Democrats No.2 leader headed to Trump country this week in a last-chance campaign for the top spot.More >>
  • Senate rivals try to score points on Messer campaign commute

    Senate rivals try to score points on Messer campaign commute

    Sunday, April 8 2018 8:02 AM EDT2018-04-08 12:02:16 GMT
    (Michelle Pemberton/The Indianapolis Star via AP File). File - In this Feb. 20, 2018 file photo, U.S. Senate candidate Luke Messer speaks during the Indiana Republican Senate Primary Debate in Indianapolis. Messer was a no-show to an event in Kokomo wi...(Michelle Pemberton/The Indianapolis Star via AP File). File - In this Feb. 20, 2018 file photo, U.S. Senate candidate Luke Messer speaks during the Indiana Republican Senate Primary Debate in Indianapolis. Messer was a no-show to an event in Kokomo wi...
    Indiana Senate candidate Luke Messer faces logistical difficulties as he tries to balance family life in the Washington, D.C., area with running a high-stakes campaign back in Indiana.More >>
    Indiana Senate candidate Luke Messer faces logistical difficulties as he tries to balance family life in the Washington, D.C., area with running a high-stakes campaign back in Indiana.More >>
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  • Man, 83, set to be executed for judge's mail-bomb slaying

    Man, 83, set to be executed for judge's mail-bomb slaying

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:16:12 GMT
    (Joyce Vance via AP). This undated family photo made available by Joyce Vance, shows U.S. Circuit Judge Robert S. Vance, who was killed by a mail bomb sent to his home in Mountain Brook, Ala., in 1989. Walter Leroy Moore Jr. was convicted of capital mu...(Joyce Vance via AP). This undated family photo made available by Joyce Vance, shows U.S. Circuit Judge Robert S. Vance, who was killed by a mail bomb sent to his home in Mountain Brook, Ala., in 1989. Walter Leroy Moore Jr. was convicted of capital mu...
    Inmate convicted in mail-bomb death of a federal judge killed in 1989 is set to be executed as the oldest prisoner put to death in US in modern times.More >>
    Inmate convicted in mail-bomb death of a federal judge killed in 1989 is set to be executed as the oldest prisoner put to death in US in modern times.More >>
  • Court sides with sanctuary cities in fight over grants

    Court sides with sanctuary cities in fight over grants

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:16:10 GMT
    A federal appeals court in Chicago has ruled that President Donald Trump's administration cannot withhold public safety grants from cities that don't cooperate with its immigration enforcement.More >>
    A federal appeals court in Chicago has ruled that President Donald Trump's administration cannot withhold public safety grants from cities that don't cooperate with its immigration enforcement.More >>
  • Syracuse fraternity suspended after racist videos released

    Syracuse fraternity suspended after racist videos released

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:16:08 GMT
    Protesters at New York's Syracuse University have demanded that the school release video showing racist and sexist behavior by members of a now-suspended fraternity.More >>
    Protesters at New York's Syracuse University have demanded that the school release video showing racist and sexist behavior by members of a now-suspended fraternity.More >>
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