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  • GOP unsettled by narrow win in US House race in Arizona

    GOP unsettled by narrow win in US House race in Arizona

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:41 AM EDT2018-04-25 10:41:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Republican U.S. Congressional candidate Debbie Lesko, right, celebrates her win with former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at her home, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Peoria, Ariz. Lesko ran against Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni for ...(AP Photo/Matt York). Republican U.S. Congressional candidate Debbie Lesko, right, celebrates her win with former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at her home, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Peoria, Ariz. Lesko ran against Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni for ...
    It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state's current and former governors, but the GOP held onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they would have never...More >
    It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state's current and former governors, but the GOP held onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they would have never considered endangered in any other year.More >
  • House Democrats talk to Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

    House Democrats talk to Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:39 AM EDT2018-04-25 10:39:30 GMT
    Former Cambridge Analytica employee Christopher Wylie has arrived on Capitol Hill, where he is talking to House Democrats about his time with the data mining firm affiliated with President Donald Trump's campaign.More >
    Former Cambridge Analytica employee Christopher Wylie has arrived on Capitol Hill, where he is talking to House Democrats about his time with the data mining firm affiliated with President Donald Trump's campaign.More >
  • Thousands protest in Armenia as political talks called off

    Thousands protest in Armenia as political talks called off

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:32 AM EDT2018-04-25 10:32:42 GMT
    (Karo Sahakyan/PAN Photo via AP). Armenian protest leader Nikol Pashinian, center, leads a march to attend a memorial service at the monument to the victims of mass killings by Ottoman Turks, to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the massacre in Yere...(Karo Sahakyan/PAN Photo via AP). Armenian protest leader Nikol Pashinian, center, leads a march to attend a memorial service at the monument to the victims of mass killings by Ottoman Turks, to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the massacre in Yere...
    Armenia's acting prime minister says talks with the opposition have been called off because of "preconditions and demands" from the opposition.More >
    Armenia's acting prime minister says talks with the opposition have been called off because of "preconditions and demands" from the opposition.More >
  • Republican wins US House race in Arizona GOP stronghold

    Republican wins US House race in Arizona GOP stronghold

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

    Legislative hearing on aid-in-dying bill attracts big crowds

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-04-25 03:39:40 GMT
    A legislative hearing on a proposal to authorize people with terminal illness to request life-ending medication from their physician has attracted hundreds of people on both sides of the contentious issue.More >
    A legislative hearing on a proposal to authorize people with terminal illness to request life-ending medication from their physician has attracted hundreds of people on both sides of the contentious issue.More >
  • Correction: Trump-DNC Lawsuit story

    Correction: Trump-DNC Lawsuit story

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-04-25 00:59:14 GMT
    The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.More >
    The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.More >
  • Strong ad sales boost Google parent Alphabet's 1Q earnings

    Strong ad sales boost Google parent Alphabet's 1Q earnings

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-04-24 22:26:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo the logo for Alphabet appears on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. Alphabet Inc. reports earnings Monday, April 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo the logo for Alphabet appears on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. Alphabet Inc. reports earnings Monday, April 23, 2018.
    Google parent Alphabet has reported a jump in first-quarter net income on the back of further strong digital ad sales and an accounting adjustment.More >
    Google parent Alphabet has reported a jump in first-quarter net income on the back of further strong digital ad sales and an accounting adjustment.More >
  • APNewsBreak: Candidate refunds illegal EMILY's List donation

    APNewsBreak: Candidate refunds illegal EMILY's List donation

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

    Former Christie allies: Bridge realignment didn't break law

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

    Researcher in Facebook data scandal apologizes

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

    Armenia's political transition unclear after PM's ouster

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

    Supreme Court seems divided over Texas redistricting

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:16 PM EDT2018-04-24 17:16:09 GMT
    The Supreme Court appears divided over Texas' appeal to preserve congressional and legislative districts that a lower court struck down as racially discriminatory.More >
    The Supreme Court appears divided over Texas' appeal to preserve congressional and legislative districts that a lower court struck down as racially discriminatory.More >
  • Calif. Democrats vying for US House may crowd each other out

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

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

    Some GOP officials urge charges for women who get abortions

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

    Suffragist first woman to get statue outside UK Parliament

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:10:51 GMT
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has helped unveil a statue of women's rights campaigner Millicent Fawcett outside Britain's Parliament.More >
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has helped unveil a statue of women's rights campaigner Millicent Fawcett outside Britain's Parliament.More >
  • Koch network success in Trump era draws Democratic pushback

    Koch network success in Trump era draws Democratic pushback

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:36 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:36:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File). FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013, file photo, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Chairman David Koch speaks in Orlando, Fla. A sure sign of policy success for the sprawling conservative network funded by the billionair...(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File). FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013, file photo, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Chairman David Koch speaks in Orlando, Fla. A sure sign of policy success for the sprawling conservative network funded by the billionair...
    The sprawling conservative network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is having a very good run with Trump in the White House and Republican control of Congress, prompting pushback from Democrats.More >
    The sprawling conservative network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is having a very good run with Trump in the White House and Republican control of Congress, prompting pushback from Democrats.More >
  • Arizona Senate can't change rules for replacing McCain

    Arizona Senate can't change rules for replacing McCain

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:29 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:29:59 GMT
    Republicans who control the Arizona Senate were prevented from ensuring that ailing Sen. John McCain's seat isn't on the November ballot if he leaves office.More >
    Republicans who control the Arizona Senate were prevented from ensuring that ailing Sen. John McCain's seat isn't on the November ballot if he leaves office.More >
  • Effort in Oregon county would ban enforcing gun control laws

    Effort in Oregon county would ban enforcing gun control laws

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:10:32 GMT
    Some residents of an Oregon county are asking voters to sign a petition that would put a measure on the ballot barring local officials from enforcing any gun control law.More >
    Some residents of an Oregon county are asking voters to sign a petition that would put a measure on the ballot barring local officials from enforcing any gun control law.More >
  • Spokesman: George HW Bush hospitalized with blood infection

    Spokesman: George HW Bush hospitalized with blood infection

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:40:21 GMT
    A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife Barbara.More >
    A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife Barbara.More >
  • Rosenstein puts aside Russia probe to argue at Supreme Court

    Rosenstein puts aside Russia probe to argue at Supreme Court

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

    Democrat looks for upset in strong GOP district in Arizona

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-04-24 02:50:53 GMT
    (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 >
  • Senators cling to a fading custom Trump's Washington

    Senators cling to a fading custom Trump's Washington

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:19:33 GMT
    As civility fades in Trump's Washington, will senators cling to tradition and go easy on fellow senators?.More >
    As civility fades in Trump's Washington, will senators cling to tradition and go easy on fellow senators?.More >
  • Cynthia Nixon joins climate change march, rally

    Cynthia Nixon joins climate change march, rally

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:27 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:27:16 GMT
    "Sex and the City" star and Democratic candidate for New York governor Cynthia Nixon has joined hundreds of environmentalists in a march and rally protesting incumbent Andrew Cuomo's climate change policies.More >
    "Sex and the City" star and Democratic candidate for New York governor Cynthia Nixon has joined hundreds of environmentalists in a march and rally protesting incumbent Andrew Cuomo's climate change policies.More >
  • The Latest: Armenia opposition to demand snap election

    The Latest: Armenia opposition to demand snap election

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:09 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:09:57 GMT
    (Hrant Khactaryan/PAN Photo via AP). People celebrate Armenian Prime Minister's Serzh Sargsyan's resignation in Republic Square in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 23, 2018. Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly on Monday to quell...(Hrant Khactaryan/PAN Photo via AP). People celebrate Armenian Prime Minister's Serzh Sargsyan's resignation in Republic Square in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 23, 2018. Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly on Monday to quell...
    Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinian says opposition activists want to meet with the acting prime minister to discuss a "peaceful transfer of power.".More >
    Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinian says opposition activists want to meet with the acting prime minister to discuss a "peaceful transfer of power.".More >
  • Correction: Midterms 2018-Replacing Ryan story

    Correction: Midterms 2018-Replacing Ryan story

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:58:37 GMT
    A former personal driver for House Speaker Paul Ryan who has been active in Republican politics in Wisconsin for years is running to succeed Ryan in Congress.More >
    A former personal driver for House Speaker Paul Ryan who has been active in Republican politics in Wisconsin for years is running to succeed Ryan in Congress.More >
  • Political overtone at Catalan celebration of patron saint

    Political overtone at Catalan celebration of patron saint

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:19 PM EDT2018-04-23 17:19:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti). People place yellow roses on a memorial for jailed separatists, whom independence supporters consider to be political prisoners, as Catalans celebrate the day of their patron saint, Spain, Monday, April 23, 2018. One of the...(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti). People place yellow roses on a memorial for jailed separatists, whom independence supporters consider to be political prisoners, as Catalans celebrate the day of their patron saint, Spain, Monday, April 23, 2018. One of the...
    Hundreds of Catalans are leaving yellow roses at a central Barcelona square in support of jailed separatists they view as political prisoners in their campaign to break away from Spain.More >
    Hundreds of Catalans are leaving yellow roses at a central Barcelona square in support of jailed separatists they view as political prisoners in their campaign to break away from Spain.More >
  • Italy turns to 5-Stars to lead talks to end impasse

    Italy turns to 5-Stars to lead talks to end impasse

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:38:30 GMT
    (Nicola Lanese/ANSA via AP). Leader of the Five-Star Movement, Luigi Di Maio, talks during a rally for the closing of the electoral campaign for elections in the region of Molise, in Campobasso, Italy, Friday, April 20, 2018.(Nicola Lanese/ANSA via AP). Leader of the Five-Star Movement, Luigi Di Maio, talks during a rally for the closing of the electoral campaign for elections in the region of Molise, in Campobasso, Italy, Friday, April 20, 2018.
    Italy's president is launching another round of consultations to try to overcome the impasse from inconclusive March 4 elections, and he's expected to turn to the populist 5-Star Movement to head up talks.More >
    Italy's president is launching another round of consultations to try to overcome the impasse from inconclusive March 4 elections, and he's expected to turn to the populist 5-Star Movement to head up talks.More >
  • Former students recall 1968 protests that shut down Columbia

    Former students recall 1968 protests that shut down Columbia

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-04-23 14:51:06 GMT
    Fifty years ago this week, students occupied five buildings at New York's Columbia University and shut down the Ivy League campus in a protest over racism and the Vietnam war.More >
    Fifty years ago this week, students occupied five buildings at New York's Columbia University and shut down the Ivy League campus in a protest over racism and the Vietnam war.More >
  • Maryland bill seeks transparency in online political ads

    Maryland bill seeks transparency in online political ads

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:08 AM EDT2018-04-23 10:08:39 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 >
  • Mexico holds its first presidential debate for July election

    Mexico holds its first presidential debate for July election

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:18 AM EDT2018-04-23 09:18:45 GMT
    (AP Photo / Marco Ugarte). The President of the National Electoral Institute, INE, Lorenzo Cordova Vianello speaks to the press before, the first of three debates among its presidential candidates in Mexico City, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Mexico will hol...(AP Photo / Marco Ugarte). The President of the National Electoral Institute, INE, Lorenzo Cordova Vianello speaks to the press before, the first of three debates among its presidential candidates in Mexico City, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Mexico will hol...
    The first of Mexico's presidential debates has opened with fire, with front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defending the idea of an amnesty to fight drug violence and reviving his 2006 campaign slogan of "the...More >
    The first of Mexico's presidential debates has opened with fire, with front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defending the idea of an amnesty to fight drug violence and reviving his 2006 campaign slogan of "the poor come first.".More >
  • Paraguay ruling party candidate wins presidential election

    Paraguay ruling party candidate wins presidential election

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:07 AM EDT2018-04-23 09:07:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz). Paraguay's President Elect Mario Abdo Benitez. left, of Colorado Party, and his wife Silvana Lopez Moreira wave at supporters during celebrations at the party headquarter's in Asuncion, Paraguay, Sunday, April 22, 2018.  Abdo, t...(AP Photo/Jorge Saenz). Paraguay's President Elect Mario Abdo Benitez. left, of Colorado Party, and his wife Silvana Lopez Moreira wave at supporters during celebrations at the party headquarter's in Asuncion, Paraguay, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Abdo, t...
    The son of an aide to Paraguay's former dictator won the presidential election Sunday, helped by a booming economy under his party.More >
    The son of an aide to Paraguay's former dictator won the presidential election Sunday, helped by a booming economy under his party.More >
  • Corker says he won't oppose Democrat seeking his Senate seat

    Corker says he won't oppose Democrat seeking his Senate seat

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-04-23 06:26:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., appears on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination for secretary of state has so divided the Foreign Re...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., appears on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination for secretary of state has so divided the Foreign Re...
    Outgoing Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee is sticking by his decision not to criticize the Democrat seeking to fill his seat next year.More >
    Outgoing Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee is sticking by his decision not to criticize the Democrat seeking to fill his seat next year.More >
  • Islamic State suicide bomber kills 57 in Afghan capital

    Islamic State suicide bomber kills 57 in Afghan capital

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:06 AM EDT2018-04-23 06:06:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul). An Afghan man walks outside a voter registration center,  which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Sunday, April 22, 2018.(AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul). An Afghan man walks outside a voter registration center, which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Sunday, April 22, 2018.
    Afghan officials say a suicide bomber has attacked a voter registration center in the capital, killing at least 12 people and wounding dozens.More >
    Afghan officials say a suicide bomber has attacked a voter registration center in the capital, killing at least 12 people and wounding dozens.More >
  • Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat

    Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:28 AM EDT2018-04-23 05:28:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, shows former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sitting behind the wheel of a tractor during a tour of Gibson's Green Acres Dairy in Ogden, Utah. Romney is gearing up fo...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, shows former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sitting behind the wheel of a tractor during a tour of Gibson's Green Acres Dairy in Ogden, Utah. Romney is gearing up fo...
    Mitt Romney has one of the best-known names in politics, but he still must face down nearly a dozen Utah contenders in his bid to restart his political career with a U.S. Senate seat.More >
    Mitt Romney has one of the best-known names in politics, but he still must face down nearly a dozen Utah contenders in his bid to restart his political career with a U.S. Senate seat.More >
  • Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn't contacted her

    Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn't contacted her

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-23 05:06:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov). Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Veselnitskaya who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during the 2016 ...(AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov). Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Veselnitskaya who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during the 2016 ...
    A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during the 2016 U.S. election campaign says that she has not been contacted by special counsel Robert Mueller and suspected that he was not...More >
    A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during the 2016 U.S. election campaign says that she has not been contacted by special counsel Robert Mueller and suspected that he was not interested in getting to the truth.More >
  • The Latest: UN chief condemns attack on Afghan vote center

    The Latest: UN chief condemns attack on Afghan vote center

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:28:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul). People gather outside a voter registration center,  which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Sunday, April 22, 2018.(AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul). People gather outside a voter registration center, which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Sunday, April 22, 2018.
    An Afghan official says that at least five people were killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the northern Baghlan province.More >
    An Afghan official says that at least five people were killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the northern Baghlan province.More >
  • Local vote comes as Italy struggles to form government

    Local vote comes as Italy struggles to form government

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:19:39 GMT
    Voting in one of Italy's tiniest regions is being watched for any shift in voter sentiment as politicians struggle to form a national government.More >
    Voting in one of Italy's tiniest regions is being watched for any shift in voter sentiment as politicians struggle to form a national government.More >
  • Hillary Clinton, not on ballot, is star of GOP midterm plan

    Hillary Clinton, not on ballot, is star of GOP midterm plan

    Sunday, April 22 2018 10:57 PM EDT2018-04-23 02:57:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2016, file photo, then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton are introduced during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in...(AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2016, file photo, then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton are introduced during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in...
    She's not on ballot, but Hillary Clinton starring in GOP 2018 midterm strategy.More >
    She's not on ballot, but Hillary Clinton starring in GOP 2018 midterm strategy.More >
  • Turkish lawmakers switch parties in challenge to Erdogan

    Turkish lawmakers switch parties in challenge to Erdogan

    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-04-22 15:36:17 GMT
    (Depo Photos via AP, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, Meral Aksener, a former Turkish interior minister and deputy parliament speaker, addresses her party's first meeting in Ankara, Turkey. Turkey's weak opposition is scrambli...(Depo Photos via AP, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, Meral Aksener, a former Turkish interior minister and deputy parliament speaker, addresses her party's first meeting in Ankara, Turkey. Turkey's weak opposition is scrambli...
    Turkey's main opposition party says that 15 of its lawmakers have resigned their membership to join another opposition party in solidarity before snap elections.More >
    Turkey's main opposition party says that 15 of its lawmakers have resigned their membership to join another opposition party in solidarity before snap elections.More >
  • Troubled German Social Democrats elect combative new leader

    Troubled German Social Democrats elect combative new leader

    Sunday, April 22 2018 9:15 AM EDT2018-04-22 13:15:07 GMT
    Germany's center-left Social Democrats are electing a new leader to spearhead the party's recovery from a disastrous election result and guide it through a fractious coalition government with Chancellor Angela...More >
    Germany's center-left Social Democrats are electing a new leader to spearhead the party's recovery from a disastrous election result and guide it through a fractious coalition government with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.More >
  • Retiring Sen. Hatch bids farewell to Utah Republicans

    Retiring Sen. Hatch bids farewell to Utah Republicans

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:48 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:48:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/George Frey). Utah U.S. Senator Orin Hatch speaks at the Utah Republican 2018 nominating convention Saturday, April 21, 2018, in West Valley City, Utah. Mitt Romney is facing nearly a dozen Republican contenders in Utah on Saturday as he work...(AP Photo/George Frey). Utah U.S. Senator Orin Hatch speaks at the Utah Republican 2018 nominating convention Saturday, April 21, 2018, in West Valley City, Utah. Mitt Romney is facing nearly a dozen Republican contenders in Utah on Saturday as he work...
    One of the longest-serving senators in U.S. history has bid farewell to Utah Republican Party delegates.More >
    One of the longest-serving senators in U.S. history has bid farewell to Utah Republican Party delegates.More >
  • The Latest: Romney promises hard campaign in Senate primary

    The Latest: Romney promises hard campaign in Senate primary

    Saturday, April 21 2018 11:17 PM EDT2018-04-22 03:17:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, shows former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sitting behind the wheel of a tractor during a tour of Gibson's Green Acres Dairy in Ogden, Utah. Romney is gearing up fo...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, shows former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sitting behind the wheel of a tractor during a tour of Gibson's Green Acres Dairy in Ogden, Utah. Romney is gearing up fo...
    Mitt Romney has been forced into a Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah as he looks to restart his political career by replacing long-serving Sen. Orrin Hatch.More >
    Mitt Romney has been forced into a Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah as he looks to restart his political career by replacing long-serving Sen. Orrin Hatch.More >
  • Trump lawyer must say why he wants porn star's case delayed

    Trump lawyer must say why he wants porn star's case delayed

    Saturday, April 21 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-04-21 22:44:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. A federal judge is set to hear arguments about whether to delay the case of Daniels, who claims she h...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. A federal judge is set to hear arguments about whether to delay the case of Daniels, who claims she h...
    President Donald Trump's lawyer, whose office was raided by the FBI last week, is seeking to delay a court case brought by a porn actress who claims she had an affair with the president.More >
    President Donald Trump's lawyer, whose office was raided by the FBI last week, is seeking to delay a court case brought by a porn actress who claims she had an affair with the president.More >
  • Hungary: Anti-government rally focuses on media freedom

    Hungary: Anti-government rally focuses on media freedom

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:57:55 GMT
    (Marton Monus/MTI via AP). Thousands of people march during a protest in in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Tens of thousands are taking part in a rally against the distorting media policies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government and ...(Marton Monus/MTI via AP). Thousands of people march during a protest in in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Tens of thousands are taking part in a rally against the distorting media policies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government and ...
    Tens of thousands of protesters in Hungary are taking part in a rally focusing on the media policies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government.More >
    Tens of thousands of protesters in Hungary are taking part in a rally focusing on the media policies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government.More >
  • Turkish opposition leader says Erdogan will lose at polls

    Turkish opposition leader says Erdogan will lose at polls

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:47:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). Kemal Kilicdaroglu, Turkey's main opposition party (CDP) leader poses for The Associated Press, backdropped by the Sea of Marmara in Istanbul, Saturday, April 21, 2018, ahead of early presidential and parliamentary electi...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). Kemal Kilicdaroglu, Turkey's main opposition party (CDP) leader poses for The Associated Press, backdropped by the Sea of Marmara in Istanbul, Saturday, April 21, 2018, ahead of early presidential and parliamentary electi...
    The leader of Turkey's main opposition party says he is confident of winning June 24 snap elections and ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan despite a lagging performance in past races.More >
    The leader of Turkey's main opposition party says he is confident of winning June 24 snap elections and ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan despite a lagging performance in past races.More >
  • Dems' lawsuit alleges conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

    Dems' lawsuit alleges conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:04:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 18, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump listens during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, in Palm Beach, Fla. The Democratic National Committee...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 18, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump listens during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, in Palm Beach, Fla. The Democratic National Committee...
    The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.More >
    The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.More >
  • Romney facing complex Utah nominating system in Senate race

    Romney facing complex Utah nominating system in Senate race

    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:57:09 GMT
    U.S. Senate hopeful Mitt Romney will speak to thousands of Utah Republicans gathering Saturday at a party convention to vote for candidates ranging from Congress to state Legislature.More >
    U.S. Senate hopeful Mitt Romney will speak to thousands of Utah Republicans gathering Saturday at a party convention to vote for candidates ranging from Congress to state Legislature.More >
  • Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump not appealing to Dems

    Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump not appealing to Dems

    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:49 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:49:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this March 16, 2018, file photo, political activist Tom Steyer speaks during an event in Cincinnati. Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign arguing to remove President Donald Trump from off...(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this March 16, 2018, file photo, political activist Tom Steyer speaks during an event in Cincinnati. Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign arguing to remove President Donald Trump from off...
    California billionaire Tom Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign to impeach President Donald Trump, but many Democratic candidates are shying away from that idea.More >
    California billionaire Tom Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign to impeach President Donald Trump, but many Democratic candidates are shying away from that idea.More >
  • Haley's response: 'I don't get confused' draws notice

    Haley's response: 'I don't get confused' draws notice

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:59:29 GMT
    (Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrives at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-Genera...(Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrives at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-Genera...
    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's rebuttal to a putdown from a close adviser to President Donald Trump has been seized upon as a rallying cry among some women.More >
    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's rebuttal to a putdown from a close adviser to President Donald Trump has been seized upon as a rallying cry among some women.More >
  • Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for Trump

    Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for Trump

    Saturday, April 21 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-04-21 15:54:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse i...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse i...
    With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender.More >
    With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender.More >
  • In new walkouts, students look to turn outrage to action

    In new walkouts, students look to turn outrage to action

    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-04-21 14:15:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2018 file photo, young demonstrators hold a rally in front of the White House in Washington. Another wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gu...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2018 file photo, young demonstrators hold a rally in front of the White House in Washington. Another wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gu...
    Another wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gun control.More >
    Another wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gun control.More >
  • Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens charged over charity donor list

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens charged over charity donor list

    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:37:52 GMT
    (Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo., about allegations related to an extramarital affair with his hairdres...(Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at a news conference in Jefferson City, Mo., about allegations related to an extramarital affair with his hairdres...
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been charged with a felony related to his use of a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign.More >
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has been charged with a felony related to his use of a charity donor list for his 2016 political campaign.More >
  • Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement

    Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement

    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:16:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment...
    President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn.More >
    President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn.More >
  • The Latest: Trump asks whether illegal leaks prompted probe

    The Latest: Trump asks whether illegal leaks prompted probe

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:16:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment...
    President Donald Trump is defending his former national security adviser after the release of memos written by former FBI Director James Comey.More >
    President Donald Trump is defending his former national security adviser after the release of memos written by former FBI Director James Comey.More >
  • For Trump, Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team

    For Trump, Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:04:54 GMT
    With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender.More >
    With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender.More >
  • Haley's pushback draws fans, rattles White House

    Haley's pushback draws fans, rattles White House

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:46:43 GMT
    (Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrives at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-Genera...(Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrives at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-Genera...
    The public spat between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Russia sanctions cast a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump.More >
    The public spat between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Russia sanctions cast a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump.More >
  • Hot potato: Dems shy from Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump

    Hot potato: Dems shy from Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:46:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this March 16, 2018, file photo, political activist Tom Steyer speaks during an event in Cincinnati. Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign arguing to remove President Donald Trump from off...(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this March 16, 2018, file photo, political activist Tom Steyer speaks during an event in Cincinnati. Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign arguing to remove President Donald Trump from off...
    California billionaire Tom Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign to impeach President Donald Trump, but many Democratic candidates are shying away from that idea.More >
    California billionaire Tom Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign to impeach President Donald Trump, but many Democratic candidates are shying away from that idea.More >
  • The Latest: Stormy Daniels' ex-lawyer cooperating in inquiry

    The Latest: Stormy Daniels' ex-lawyer cooperating in inquiry

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-04-21 01:44:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. A federal judge is set to hear arguments about whether to delay the case of Daniels, who claims she h...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. A federal judge is set to hear arguments about whether to delay the case of Daniels, who claims she h...
    A federal judge in Los Angeles has told lawyers for President Donald Trump's attorney Michael Cohen that he needs to file a declaration in court in order to delay a lawsuit filed by porn actress Stormy Daniels.More >
    A federal judge in Los Angeles has told lawyers for President Donald Trump's attorney Michael Cohen that he needs to file a declaration in court in order to delay a lawsuit filed by porn actress Stormy Daniels.More >
  • Senate panel talks to Russian lawyer who met with Trump Jr.

    Senate panel talks to Russian lawyer who met with Trump Jr.

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:58:47 GMT
    A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. at a Trump Tower meeting during the 2016 campaign recently met U.S. Senate investigators in Berlin, a person familiar with the interview tells The...More >
    A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. at a Trump Tower meeting during the 2016 campaign recently met U.S. Senate investigators in Berlin, a person familiar with the interview tells The Associated Press.More >
  • Candidate buys ads on Sinclair TV stations to blast company

    Candidate buys ads on Sinclair TV stations to blast company

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:54:44 GMT
    A Democratic candidate for Montana's U.S. House seat is buying ads on Sinclair Broadcast Group-owned television stations that blast Sinclair for forcing reporters to read conservative-leaning corporate statements...More >
    A Democratic candidate for Montana's U.S. House seat is buying ads on Sinclair Broadcast Group-owned television stations that blast Sinclair for forcing reporters to read conservative-leaning corporate statements on air.More >
  • Romney faces tough GOP crowd in Utah bid for US Senate seat

    Romney faces tough GOP crowd in Utah bid for US Senate seat

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:19:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). In this Saturday, March 3, 2018, photo, shows Mitt Romney during a tour of Arches National Park, near Moab, Utah. Romney is gearing up for arguably the biggest challenge of his Senate campaign: A Utah Republican party conv...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). In this Saturday, March 3, 2018, photo, shows Mitt Romney during a tour of Arches National Park, near Moab, Utah. Romney is gearing up for arguably the biggest challenge of his Senate campaign: A Utah Republican party conv...
    Mitt Romney's bid for the U.S. Senate will have him wooing an unpredictable crowd of far-right leaning Utah Republicans at the state party convention this weekend.More >
    Mitt Romney's bid for the U.S. Senate will have him wooing an unpredictable crowd of far-right leaning Utah Republicans at the state party convention this weekend.More >
  • Major GOP donor announces run for Wyoming governor

    Major GOP donor announces run for Wyoming governor

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-04-20 21:47:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, file). FILE--In this May 27, 2015, file photo, businessman Foster Friess is seen in Cabot, Pa. Friess announced his campaign for Wyoming governor Friday, April 20, 2018, at the Republican state convention in Laramie, Wyo.(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, file). FILE--In this May 27, 2015, file photo, businessman Foster Friess is seen in Cabot, Pa. Friess announced his campaign for Wyoming governor Friday, April 20, 2018, at the Republican state convention in Laramie, Wyo.
    Republican Party top donor, fundraiser running for governor of Wyoming.More >
    Republican Party top donor, fundraiser running for governor of Wyoming.More >
  • Dems to black activists: Trump is 'the darkness'

    Dems to black activists: Trump is 'the darkness'

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-04-20 20:36:34 GMT
    Elizabeth Warren rails against housing discrimination in message to black activists: 'All our fights are interconnected".More >
    Elizabeth Warren rails against housing discrimination in message to black activists: 'All our fights are interconnected".More >
  • Russia: US did not violate red lines during Syria strikes

    Russia: US did not violate red lines during Syria strikes

    Friday, April 20 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-04-20 19:56:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks during his meeting with Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks during his meeting with Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 20, 2018.
    Russia's foreign minister says U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he could visit Russia if President Vladimir Putin were able to accept his invitation to the White House.More >
    Russia's foreign minister says U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he could visit Russia if President Vladimir Putin were able to accept his invitation to the White House.More >
  • Afghan authorities: 3 protecting voter registration killed

    Afghan authorities: 3 protecting voter registration killed

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:46:45 GMT
    Authorities say three police protecting voter registration centers in two Afghan provinces have been killed by militants over a two-day period this week.More >
    Authorities say three police protecting voter registration centers in two Afghan provinces have been killed by militants over a two-day period this week.More >
  • Trump legal team in Russia probe gets Rudy Giuliani

    Trump legal team in Russia probe gets Rudy Giuliani

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:27 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:27:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse i...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse i...
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel's Russia investigation.More >
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel's Russia investigation.More >
  • Barbara Bush believed literacy could cure other ills

    Barbara Bush believed literacy could cure other ills

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:09:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Luc Novovitch, File). FILE - In this May 16, 1994 file photo, former first lady Barbara Bush reads to a group of children at the Clinton Family Inn, a shelter run by Homes for the Homeless in New York. Promoting literacy was a longtime cause ...(AP Photo/Luc Novovitch, File). FILE - In this May 16, 1994 file photo, former first lady Barbara Bush reads to a group of children at the Clinton Family Inn, a shelter run by Homes for the Homeless in New York. Promoting literacy was a longtime cause ...
    Barbara Bush came up with the idea of focusing on literacy as first lady during a jog in 1978, the year her husband considered his first run for president.More >
    Barbara Bush came up with the idea of focusing on literacy as first lady during a jog in 1978, the year her husband considered his first run for president.More >
  • Turkish lawmakers approve early elections called by Erdogan

    Turkish lawmakers approve early elections called by Erdogan

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:56:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, file). FILE - In this Sunday, May 17, 2015 file photo, a Turkish police officer uses binoculars to scan the area from a platform, backdropped by posters of Turkish Republic founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, left, and Turkey's...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, file). FILE - In this Sunday, May 17, 2015 file photo, a Turkish police officer uses binoculars to scan the area from a platform, backdropped by posters of Turkish Republic founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, left, and Turkey's...
    Turkey's parliament has approved holding the country's presidential and parliamentary elections a year-and-half early, a change President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said is needed because of uncertainties over Syria.More >
    Turkey's parliament has approved holding the country's presidential and parliamentary elections a year-and-half early, a change President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said is needed because of uncertainties over Syria.More >
  • Columbine, Parkland students unite for voter registration

    Columbine, Parkland students unite for voter registration

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:58:28 GMT
    (AP Phoot/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photograph, an orange ribbons adorns a fence after it was tied there by a student during a walkout to protest gun violence on the soccer field behind Columbine High School in Little...(AP Phoot/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photograph, an orange ribbons adorns a fence after it was tied there by a student during a walkout to protest gun violence on the soccer field behind Columbine High School in Little...
    While students across US plan walkouts for Columbine anniversary, a quiet day of service planned for students at Colorado school.More >
    While students across US plan walkouts for Columbine anniversary, a quiet day of service planned for students at Colorado school.More >
  • Trump says midterms are "choice" for country on taxes

    Trump says midterms are "choice" for country on taxes

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:58:09 GMT
    President Donald Trump says the November elections are "a choice" for the country between Republicans who want to protect their signature tax cut law and Democrats he says "want to end them and raise your taxes...More >
    President Donald Trump says the November elections are "a choice" for the country between Republicans who want to protect their signature tax cut law and Democrats he says "want to end them and raise your taxes substantially.".More >
  • Mahathir's wife urges Malaysian women to be 'queenmakers'

    Mahathir's wife urges Malaysian women to be 'queenmakers'

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:25 AM EDT2018-04-20 10:25:48 GMT
    The wife of former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad is urging women to support the opposition coalition in next month's general election for a better future.More >
    The wife of former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad is urging women to support the opposition coalition in next month's general election for a better future.More >
  • The Latest: Pence tweets response to Cuba's Raul Castro

    The Latest: Pence tweets response to Cuba's Raul Castro

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:05 AM EDT2018-04-20 09:05:23 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 >
  • Trump will skip Barbara Bush funeral, sending first lady

    Trump will skip Barbara Bush funeral, sending first lady

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:26:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump walks down the stairs of Air Force One during his arrival at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla., Thursday, April 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump walks down the stairs of Air Force One during his arrival at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla., Thursday, April 19, 2018.
    President Donald Trump is not planning to attend the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, choosing instead to send his wife, first lady Melania Trump. Trump frequently assailed members of the Bush family...More >
    President Donald Trump is not planning to attend the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush, choosing instead to send his wife, first lady Melania Trump. Trump frequently assailed members of the Bush family during his 2016 campaign.More >
  • In Comey memos, Trump fixates on 'hookers,' frets over Flynn

    In Comey memos, Trump fixates on 'hookers,' frets over Flynn

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:06:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Former FBI director James Comey poses for photographs at a Barnes & Noble book store before speaking Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Former FBI director James Comey poses for photographs at a Barnes & Noble book store before speaking Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.
    The Justice Department has agreed to provide Congress with copies of several memos written by former FBI Director James Comey, relenting as House Republicans threatened to subpoena the documents and criticized...More >
    The Justice Department has agreed to provide Congress with copies of several memos written by former FBI Director James Comey, relenting as House Republicans threatened to subpoena the documents and criticized department officials.More >
  • Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

    Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:06:25 GMT
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining President Donald Trump's legal team defending him in the special counsel's Russia investigation.More >
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining President Donald Trump's legal team defending him in the special counsel's Russia investigation.More >
  • Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

    Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:16:09 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 >
  • Loyalty to Trump key focus of Virginia GOP Senate debate

    Loyalty to Trump key focus of Virginia GOP Senate debate

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-04-20 01:55:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). CORRECTS JACKSON'S FIRST NAME TO E.W., NOT L.W. - Republican senatorial candidate, Corey Stewart, left, gestures during a debate between Republican primary senatorial candidates E.W. Jackson, left, Del. Nick Freitas, center, at...(AP Photo/Steve Helber). CORRECTS JACKSON'S FIRST NAME TO E.W., NOT L.W. - Republican senatorial candidate, Corey Stewart, left, gestures during a debate between Republican primary senatorial candidates E.W. Jackson, left, Del. Nick Freitas, center, at...
    Virginia Republicans hoping to upset Hillary Clinton's former running mate in a U.S. Senate race are clashing over who will be a bigger backer of President Donald Trump.More >
    Virginia Republicans hoping to upset Hillary Clinton's former running mate in a U.S. Senate race are clashing over who will be a bigger backer of President Donald Trump.More >
  • Trump backs Marsha Blackburn in Tennessee GOP US Senate bid

    Trump backs Marsha Blackburn in Tennessee GOP US Senate bid

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:27 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:27:40 GMT
    President Donald Trump has endorsed Marsha Blackburn in the Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat from Tennessee.More >
    President Donald Trump has endorsed Marsha Blackburn in the Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat from Tennessee.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 >
  • 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 >
  • PoliticalMore>>

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

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

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:42 AM EDT2018-04-25 10:42:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron pose for a photo in front of Mount Vernon, the home of President George Washington, in Mount Vernon, Va., Monday, Ap...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron pose for a photo in front of Mount Vernon, the home of President George Washington, in Mount Vernon, Va., Monday, Ap...
    A sit-down between President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron followed by a joint news conference highlight the business portion of the French leader's second day in Washington.More >
    A sit-down between President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron followed by a joint news conference highlight the business portion of the French leader's second day in Washington.More >
  • GOP unsettled by narrow win in US House race in Arizona

    GOP unsettled by narrow win in US House race in Arizona

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:41 AM EDT2018-04-25 10:41:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Republican U.S. Congressional candidate Debbie Lesko, right, celebrates her win with former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at her home, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Peoria, Ariz. Lesko ran against Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni for ...(AP Photo/Matt York). Republican U.S. Congressional candidate Debbie Lesko, right, celebrates her win with former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at her home, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Peoria, Ariz. Lesko ran against Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni for ...
    It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state's current and former governors, but the GOP held onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they would have never...More >
    It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state's current and former governors, but the GOP held onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they would have never considered endangered in any other year.More >
  • Lax vetting on Trump nominees begins to frustrate senators

    Lax vetting on Trump nominees begins to frustrate senators

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:40 AM EDT2018-04-25 10:40:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). CIA director Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan Pompeo arrive for a State Dinner with French President Emmanuel Macron and President Donald Trump at the White House, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). CIA director Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan Pompeo arrive for a State Dinner with French President Emmanuel Macron and President Donald Trump at the White House, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Washington.
    As President Donald Trump's pick to lead Veterans Affairs skids to a halt, senators from both parties are voicing frustration that the White House is skipping crucial vetting of nominees and leaving lawmakers to...More >
    As President Donald Trump's pick to lead Veterans Affairs skids to a halt, senators from both parties are voicing frustration that the White House is skipping crucial vetting of nominees and leaving lawmakers to clean up the mess.More >
  • NationalMore>>

  • GOP unsettled by narrow win in US House race in Arizona

    GOP unsettled by narrow win in US House race in Arizona

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:41 AM EDT2018-04-25 10:41:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Republican U.S. Congressional candidate Debbie Lesko, right, celebrates her win with former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at her home, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Peoria, Ariz. Lesko ran against Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni for ...(AP Photo/Matt York). Republican U.S. Congressional candidate Debbie Lesko, right, celebrates her win with former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at her home, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Peoria, Ariz. Lesko ran against Democratic candidate Hiral Tipirneni for ...
    It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state's current and former governors, but the GOP held onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they would have never...More >
    It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state's current and former governors, but the GOP held onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they would have never considered endangered in any other year.More >
  • AP Exclusive: '93 Amtrak crash survivor relives each new one

    AP Exclusive: '93 Amtrak crash survivor relives each new one

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:40 AM EDT2018-04-25 10:40:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). This Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, photo shows a family picture of Andrea Chancey and her father, in Biloxi, Miss., taken during her childhood. Chancey's parents were killed when the transcontinental train the family was on, tumb...(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). This Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, photo shows a family picture of Andrea Chancey and her father, in Biloxi, Miss., taken during her childhood. Chancey's parents were killed when the transcontinental train the family was on, tumb...
    A string of crashes involving Amtrak trains is rekindling memories for survivors of the passenger service's deadliest accident ever.More >
    A string of crashes involving Amtrak trains is rekindling memories for survivors of the passenger service's deadliest accident ever.More >
  • Jury to deliberate after Cosby painted as predator, victim

    Jury to deliberate after Cosby painted as predator, victim

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:40 AM EDT2018-04-25 10:40:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial near a cloud of bubbles blown by a protester, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial near a cloud of bubbles blown by a protester, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
    Jurors at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial are poised to start deliberating after a marathon day of closing arguments.More >
    Jurors at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial are poised to start deliberating after a marathon day of closing arguments.More >
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