AP POLITICS

Trump says he's eyeing Veterans' Day for military parade

29 min 26 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is eyeing Veterans Day for a military parade but says he'll scrap the idea if it can't be done at a "reasonable cost." 2018-02-24T17:01:00-05:00 2018-02-24T22:01:20-05:00

Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

1 hour 8 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks after President Donald Trump blocked the full release of a classified Democratic memo, the House intelligence committee published a redacted version of the document that aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have promoted for months — that the FBI and Justice Department conspired against Trump as they investigated his ties to Russia. 2018-02-24T16:28:00-05:00 2018-02-24T21:28:33-05:00

Trump processes Fla. students' grief as president, parent

1 hour 38 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Once again, it was the images of children that propelled President Donald Trump to act. 2018-02-24T10:31:00-05:00 2018-02-24T15:31:32-05:00

Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

1 hour 52 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks after President Donald Trump blocked the full release of a classified Democratic memo, the House intelligence committee published a redacted version of the document that aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have promoted for months — that the FBI and Justice Department conspired against Trump as they investigated his ties to Russia. 2018-02-24T15:43:00-05:00 2018-02-24T20:43:15-05:00

The Latest: GOP House chairman criticizes Democratic memo

3 hours 11 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference (all times local): 2018-02-24T14:23:00-05:00 2018-02-24T19:23:14-05:00

The Latest: Trump dismisses Democratic memo as total 'bust'

3 hours 56 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference (all times local): 2018-02-24T13:40:00-05:00 2018-02-24T18:40:29-05:00

Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

4 hours 10 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — A redacted, declassified memo released by Democrats on the House intelligence committee Saturday aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have pushed for months — that the FBI and Justice Department conspired against President Donald Trump during his presidential campaign, abusing a secret surveillance process to spy on one of his operatives in its Russia investigation. 2018-02-24T13:17:00-05:00 2018-02-24T18:17:01-05:00

Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

4 hours 36 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — A redacted, declassified memo released by Democrats on the House intelligence committee Saturday aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have pushed for months — that the FBI and Justice Department conspired against President Donald Trump during his presidential campaign, abusing a secret surveillance process to spy on one of his operatives in its Russia investigation. 2018-02-24T13:01:00-05:00 2018-02-24T18:01:33-05:00

The Latest: White House says Dem memo 'politically driven'

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 23:53
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference (all times local): 2018-02-24T12:43:00-05:00 2018-02-24T17:43:13-05:00

Trump says arming teachers in schools 'Up to States'

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 23:39
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appeared Saturday to begin refining his proposals for combatting school violence, tweeting that arming teachers as a deterrent against such often deadly violence — an idea he championed in recent days — is "Up to States." 2018-02-24T12:28:00-05:00 2018-02-24T17:28:48-05:00

The Latest: Memo details alleged efforts to recruit spy

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 23:24
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference (all times local): 2018-02-24T12:20:00-05:00 2018-02-24T17:20:31-05:00

The Latest: Dems release memo rebutting GOP on Russia probe

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 23:10
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference (all times local): 2018-02-24T12:03:00-05:00 2018-02-24T17:03:20-05:00

Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 23:10
WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of discussions with the Justice Department, Democrats on the House intelligence committee released Saturday a classified memo that counters GOP allegations that the FBI abused U.S. government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference. 2018-02-24T11:59:00-05:00 2018-02-24T16:59:29-05:00

Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 22:43
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has released a redacted, declassified memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference. 2018-02-24T11:36:00-05:00 2018-02-24T16:36:06-05:00

Trump says arming teachers in schools 'Up to States'

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 21:47
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appeared Saturday to begin refining his proposals for combatting school violence, tweeting that arming teachers as a deterrent against such often deadly violence — an idea he championed in recent days — is "Up to States." 2018-02-24T10:43:00-05:00 2018-02-24T15:43:03-05:00

Governors skeptical of Congress, but welcome new gun debate

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 21:43
WASHINGTON (AP) — Governors assessing the fallout from the latest school shooting said Saturday that the gun control debate has changed after the sorrow in Florida, a shift helped driven by public outrage and student activists. 2018-02-24T10:25:00-05:00 2018-02-24T15:25:38-05:00

Trump officials fight eviction from Panama hotel they manage

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 21:38
PANAMA CITY (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's family businesses is battling an effort to physically evict its team of executives from a luxury hotel in Panama where they manage operations, and police have been called to keep the peace, The Associated Press has learned. Witnesses told the AP they saw Trump's executives carrying files to a room for shredding. 2018-02-24T09:44:00-05:00 2018-02-24T14:44:29-05:00

Australia leader urges US to maintain global leadership role

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 21:36
WASHINGTON (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Saturday urged the United States to maintain its global leadership role and spoke out against a growing sentiment of isolation in America and elsewhere while highlighting the importance of international partnerships and alliances. 2018-02-24T08:12:00-05:00 2018-02-24T13:12:21-05:00

Governors skeptical of Congress, but welcome new gun debate

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 21:05
WASHINGTON (AP) — Governors say the debate over gun control has changed after the Florida school shooting — a shift helped driven by public outrage and student activists. 2018-02-24T09:52:00-05:00 2018-02-24T14:52:16-05:00

Trump says arming teachers in schools 'Up to States'

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 20:37
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says arming teachers as a deterrent against school shootings is "Up to States." 2018-02-24T09:29:00-05:00 2018-02-24T14:29:04-05:00

Manafort indictment sparks hunt for Europeans paid to lobby

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 20:24
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A new indictment against former Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort focused a spotlight Saturday on uncovering the former European leaders who prosecutors contend were secretly paid by Manafort to lobby on behalf of Ukraine. 2018-02-24T09:08:00-05:00 2018-02-24T14:08:19-05:00

Trump floats new gun measures as gun owners talk 'betrayal'

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 19:55
DENVER (AP) — When President Donald Trump raised the idea of banning "bump stocks" and curbing young people's access to gun, gun owners and advocates who helped his political rise talked about disloyalty and desertion. 2018-02-24T08:47:00-05:00 2018-02-24T13:47:03-05:00

Trump officials fight eviction from Panama hotel they manage

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 19:25
PANAMA CITY (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's family businesses is battling an effort to physically evict its team of executives from a luxury hotel in Panama where they manage operations, and police have been called to keep the peace, The Associated Press has learned. Witnesses told the AP they saw Trump's executives carrying files to a room for shredding. 2018-02-24T08:13:00-05:00 2018-02-24T13:13:55-05:00

Trump officials fight eviction from Panama hotel they manage

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 19:13
PANAMA CITY (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's family businesses is battling an effort to physically evict its team of executives from a luxury hotel in Panama where they manage operations, and police have been called to keep the peace, The Associated Press has learned. Witnesses told the AP they saw Trump's executives carrying files to a room for shredding. 2018-02-24T07:56:00-05:00 2018-02-24T12:56:42-05:00

Trump processes Fla. students' grief as president, parent

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 18:30
WASHINGTON (AP) — Once again, it was the images of children that propelled President Donald Trump to act. 2018-02-24T07:18:00-05:00 2018-02-24T12:18:36-05:00

Trump officials fight eviction from Panama hotel they manage

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 18:30
PANAMA CITY (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's family businesses is battling an effort to physically evict its team of executives from a luxury hotel in Panama where they manage operations, and police have been called to keep the peace, The Associated Press has learned. Witnesses told the AP they saw Trump's executives carrying files to a room for shredding. 2018-02-24T07:27:00-05:00 2018-02-24T12:27:35-05:00

Trump officials fight eviction from Panama hotel they manage

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 18:03
PANAMA CITY (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's family businesses is battling an effort to physically evict its team of executives from a luxury hotel in Panama where they manage operations, and police have been called repeatedly to keep the peace, The Associated Press has learned. Witnesses told the AP they saw Trump's executives carrying files to a room for shredding. 2018-02-24T06:53:00-05:00 2018-02-24T11:53:12-05:00

Politician: Ex-Austrian chancellor part of Manafort lobbying

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 17:49
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker said Saturday that a former Austrian chancellor was among the European politicians who were allegedly secretly paid to lobby for Ukraine by Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort. 2018-02-24T06:41:00-05:00 2018-02-24T11:41:35-05:00

Trump processes Fla. students' grief as president, parent

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 16:40
WASHINGTON (AP) — Once again, it was the images of children that propelled President Donald Trump to act. 2018-02-24T04:17:00-05:00 2018-02-24T09:17:10-05:00

AP FACT CHECK: Trump sees himself outperforming history

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 16:40
WASHINGTON (AP) — On the offensive about his record and the defensive about the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump sought in a week's worth of rhetoric to show that he is outdoing his predecessor, if not all of history. This made for inflated claims. 2018-02-24T05:31:00-05:00 2018-02-24T10:31:19-05:00

Politician: Ex-Austrian chancellor part of Manafort lobbying

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 16:26
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker said Saturday that a former Austrian chancellor was among the European politicians who were allegedly secretly paid to lobby for Ukraine by Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort. 2018-02-24T05:17:00-05:00 2018-02-24T10:17:16-05:00

AP FACT CHECK: Trump sees himself outperforming history

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 14:34
WASHINGTON (AP) — On the offensive about his record and the defensive about the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump sought in a week's worth of rhetoric to show that he is outdoing his predecessor, if not all of history. This made for inflated claims. 2018-02-24T03:30:00-05:00 2018-02-24T08:30:35-05:00

Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 10:25
NEW YORK (AP) — Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions of dollars against his New York real estate in recent years. 2018-02-23T23:11:00-05:00 2018-02-24T04:11:58-05:00

White House locked down after vehicle strikes barrier

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 08:07
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House was on lockdown for about an hour Friday after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier. Local media reported that the driver was armed. 2018-02-23T20:42:00-05:00 2018-02-24T01:42:07-05:00

Trump talks new gun measures, gun owners talk 'betrayal'

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 07:53
DENVER (AP) — As President Donald Trump talked this week about banning "bump stocks" and curbing young people's access to guns, the gun owners and advocates who helped propel his political rise talked about desertion and betrayal. 2018-02-23T20:03:00-05:00 2018-02-24T01:03:20-05:00

Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probe

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 07:40
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Gates' guilty plea to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges turns him from defendant to cooperating witness in the special counsel's probe of President Donald Trump's election campaign and Russia's interference. 2018-02-23T19:32:00-05:00 2018-02-24T00:32:48-05:00

Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 06:58
NEW YORK (AP) — Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions of dollars against his New York real estate in recent years. 2018-02-23T19:55:00-05:00 2018-02-24T00:55:11-05:00

Trump says son-in-law's clearance is up to Kelly

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 06:29
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he'll leave it up to chief of staff John Kelly to decide whether Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will keep his interim security clearance. 2018-02-23T12:41:00-05:00 2018-02-23T17:41:38-05:00

AP-NORC Poll: Worries about the country, hopes for economy

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 06:29
WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Americans believe the country's overall direction has dipped in the past year. What's more, only 28 percent are optimistic that things will get better in the year to come. 2018-02-23T19:22:00-05:00 2018-02-24T00:22:19-05:00

AP FACT CHECK: Toughest ever sanctions on NKorea? Not likely

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 06:01
WASHINGTON (AP) — The heaviest, the largest, the most impactful. Those were the superlatives the Trump administration used to describe its latest sanctions against North Korea. 2018-02-23T12:56:00-05:00 2018-02-23T17:56:42-05:00

Caller told FBI Florida shooting suspect 'going to explode'

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 04:25
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman close to the man charged with killing 17 people at a Florida high school warned the FBI in chilling detail that he had a growing collection of guns and a temper so uncontrollable she worried about him "getting into a school and just shooting the place up." 2018-02-23T17:18:00-05:00 2018-02-23T22:18:26-05:00

Caller told FBI Florida shooting suspect 'going to explode'

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 01:41
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman close to the man charged with killing 17 people at a Florida high school warned the FBI in chilling detail that he had a growing collection of guns and a temper so uncontrollable she worried about him "getting into a school and just shooting the place up." 2018-02-23T14:36:00-05:00 2018-02-23T19:36:57-05:00

Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probe

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 23:47
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former senior adviser to President Donald Trump's election campaign pleaded guilty Friday to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges, switching from defendant to cooperating witness in the special counsel's probe of Trump's campaign and Russia's election interference. 2018-02-23T12:30:00-05:00 2018-02-23T17:30:44-05:00

Woman told FBI Florida shooting suspect 'going to explode'

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 23:19
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman close to the man charged with killing 17 people at a Florida high school warned the FBI he had rifles and said, "I know he is going to explode." 2018-02-23T12:10:00-05:00 2018-02-23T17:10:00-05:00

Trump says son-in-law's clearance is up to Kelly

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 23:19
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he'll leave it up to chief of staff John Kelly to decide whether Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will keep his interim security clearance. 2018-02-23T11:37:00-05:00 2018-02-23T16:37:32-05:00

Trump says arm US teachers; they love kids as others don't

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 23:05
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told conservatives Friday that even Second Amendment supporters can get behind steps to fight gun violence in schools, offering a red-meat call for arming teachers and suggesting they would be more likely to protect students than a security guard who "doesn't love the children." 2018-02-23T11:38:00-05:00 2018-02-23T16:38:31-05:00

The Latest: Manafort responds to Gates' guilty plea

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 22:51
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Russia investigation (all times local): 2018-02-23T11:44:00-05:00 2018-02-23T16:44:39-05:00

Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probe

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 22:24
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former senior adviser to President Donald Trump's election campaign pleaded guilty Friday to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges, saying he will now cooperate in the special counsel's Russia investigation. 2018-02-23T11:10:00-05:00 2018-02-23T16:10:57-05:00

Trump, Turnbull praise each other on immigration and taxes

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 22:24
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull put their "mateship" on full display Friday at the White House as they took turns praising each other's approaches on immigration and taxes. 2018-02-23T11:14:00-05:00 2018-02-23T16:14:25-05:00

Ex-Trump campaign aide pleads guilty in Russia probe

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 22:10
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top adviser to President Donald Trump's election campaign pleaded guilty Friday to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges in the special counsel's Russia investigation. 2018-02-23T10:43:00-05:00 2018-02-23T15:43:07-05:00

Trump says son-in-law's clearance is up to Kelly

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 22:10
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he'll leave it up to chief of staff John Kelly to decide whether Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will keep his interim security clearance. 2018-02-23T10:54:00-05:00 2018-02-23T15:54:22-05:00

US weighs Sheldon Adelson offer to fund Jerusalem embassy

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 21:55
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of a new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, four U.S. officials told The Associated Press. 2018-02-23T10:49:00-05:00 2018-02-23T15:49:46-05:00

Second judge says Trump can't keep stalling clean-air rules

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 21:55
WASHINGTON (AP) — A second judge has told the Trump administration it can't keep stalling clean-air rules for oil and gas production on federal lands. 2018-02-23T09:20:00-05:00 2018-02-23T14:20:30-05:00

Trump says son-in-law's clearance is up to Kelly

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 21:39
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he'll leave it up to chief of staff John Kelly to decide whether his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will keep his interim security clearance. 2018-02-23T09:58:00-05:00 2018-02-23T14:58:21-05:00

The Latest: Former Trump adviser pleads guilty

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 20:58
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Russia investigation (all times local): 2018-02-23T09:55:00-05:00 2018-02-23T14:55:23-05:00

Ex-Trump campaign aide agrees to guilty plea in Russia probe

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 20:43
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top adviser to President Donald Trump's election campaign is to plead guilty to federal conspiracy and false statements charges Friday in the special counsel's Russia investigation. 2018-02-23T09:37:00-05:00 2018-02-23T14:37:00-05:00

Ex-Trump campaign aide pleads guilty in Russia probe

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 20:29
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top adviser to President Donald Trump's election campaign is to plead guilty to federal conspiracy and false statements charges Friday in the special counsel's Russia investigation. 2018-02-23T09:23:00-05:00 2018-02-23T14:23:31-05:00

Trump calls for arming many teachers, more guards at schools

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 20:17
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told conservatives that even Second Amendment supporters can get behind steps to fight gun violence, offering a red-meat call for arming teachers Friday while avoiding mention of other elements of his approach opposed by the National Rifle Association. 2018-02-23T09:03:00-05:00 2018-02-23T14:03:25-05:00

Second judge says Trump can't keep stalling clean-air rules

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 20:17
WASHINGTON (AP) — A second judge has told the Trump administration it can't keep stalling clean-air rules for oil and gas production on federal lands. 2018-02-23T09:07:00-05:00 2018-02-23T14:07:47-05:00

Ex-Trump campaign aide agrees to guilty plea in Russia probe

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 20:04
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top adviser to President Donald Trump's election campaign is to plead guilty to federal conspiracy and false statements charges Friday in the special counsel's Russia investigation. 2018-02-23T08:51:00-05:00 2018-02-23T13:51:43-05:00

The Latest: Trump upbeat on meeting with Australian PM

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 19:35
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's meetings with the Australian prime minister (all times local): 2018-02-23T08:22:00-05:00 2018-02-23T13:22:31-05:00

Trump says he goes to great lengths to hide his bald spot

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 18:39
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he goes to great lengths to hide the bald spot revealed in a recent photo. 2018-02-23T06:35:00-05:00 2018-02-23T11:35:22-05:00

Trump calls for arming many teachers, more guards at schools

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 18:39
WASHINGTON (AP) — Before a friendly crowd of conservatives, President Donald Trump pressed Friday for the arming of many teachers and school security guards, questioning the inaction of an armed officer who failed to stop the gunman who carried out last week's Florida massacre. "He was not a credit to law enforcement," Trump said. 2018-02-23T07:34:00-05:00 2018-02-23T12:34:20-05:00

Ex-Trump campaign aide agrees to guilty plea in Russia probe

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 18:11
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign is expected to plead guilty in the special counsel's Russia probe, a person familiar with the decision said Friday. 2018-02-23T06:54:00-05:00 2018-02-23T11:54:11-05:00

Ex-Trump campaign aide agrees to guilty plea in Russia probe

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 17:58
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former top adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign is expected to plead guilty in the special counsel's Russia probe, according to a person familiar with the decision said Friday. 2018-02-23T06:52:00-05:00 2018-02-23T11:52:26-05:00

The Latest: Trump wants some teachers to have guns

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 17:43
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 2018-02-23T06:34:00-05:00 2018-02-23T11:34:54-05:00

Trump calls for arming many teachers, more guards at schools

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 17:43
WASHINGTON (AP) — Urging the arming of many teachers and school security guards, President Donald Trump said Friday the armed officer who didn't stop the gunman who carried out last week's Florida massacre was either a "coward" or "didn't react properly under pressure." 2018-02-23T06:22:00-05:00 2018-02-23T11:22:39-05:00

The Latest: Trump says he was pressured not to move embassy

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 17:43
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem (all times local): 2018-02-23T06:29:00-05:00 2018-02-23T11:29:10-05:00

AP Explains: Graham's rare honor at US Capitol

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 17:16
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is reserving one of the nation's greatest distinctions for the Rev. Billy Graham, selecting him to lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda next Wednesday and Thursday. 2018-02-23T06:06:00-05:00 2018-02-23T11:06:55-05:00

The Latest: Former Trump campaign official to plead guilty

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 17:16
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Russia investigation (all times local): 2018-02-23T06:05:00-05:00 2018-02-23T11:05:21-05:00

AP-NORC Poll: Most have dour outlook on America's direction

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 16:49
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chester Trayhan's grandchildren are working, so he's feeling better about the economy these days. But his view of the country's overall direction is pretty grim, darkened by what he sees as a surge in racism and violence fueled by President Donald Trump. 2018-02-23T05:44:00-05:00 2018-02-23T10:44:10-05:00

Trump to announce new NKorea sanctions

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 15:53
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is hitting more than 50 vessels, shipping companies and trade businesses with sanctions in the latest bid to turn up the pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program, according to a senior administration official. 2018-02-23T04:29:00-05:00 2018-02-23T09:29:58-05:00

Trump says Mexico must do more to combat MS-13

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 15:53
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump called Friday on Mexico to block MS-13 gang members from traveling through their country on the way to the U.S. 2018-02-23T04:39:00-05:00 2018-02-23T09:39:21-05:00

The Latest: Cabinet member suggests Trump is negotiating

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 14:41
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's comments about MS-13 gang members and immigration(all times local): 2018-02-23T03:20:00-05:00 2018-02-23T08:20:18-05:00

AP sources: Adelson offers to help pay for Jerusalem embassy

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 14:08
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of a new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, four U.S. officials told The Associated Press. 2018-02-23T03:04:00-05:00 2018-02-23T08:04:22-05:00

Trump says Mexico must do more to combat MS-13

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 13:39
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling on Mexico to block MS-13 gang members from traveling through their country on the way to the U.S. 2018-02-23T02:23:00-05:00 2018-02-23T07:23:49-05:00

Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 13:39
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis grand jury on Thursday indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015. The Republican governor responded that he made a mistake but committed no crime. 2018-02-22T18:14:00-05:00 2018-02-22T23:14:02-05:00

AP sources: Adelson offers to help pay for Jerusalem embassy

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:07
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of a new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, four U.S. officials told The Associated Press. 2018-02-23T00:02:00-05:00 2018-02-23T05:02:21-05:00

Trump bucks NRA, backs raising age for buying assault rifles

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:07
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation should keep assault rifles out of the hands of anyone under 21, President Donald Trump says, defying his loyal supporters in the National Rifle Association amid America's public reckoning over gun violence. He also pushed hard for arming security guards and many teachers in U.S. schools. 2018-02-22T23:50:00-05:00 2018-02-23T04:50:28-05:00

California lawmakers struggle with #MeToo as senator resigns

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 08:42
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Critics cite a state senator's dramatic resignation in highlighting the work to be done to change the culture of sexual misconduct in the California Legislature. 2018-02-22T21:03:00-05:00 2018-02-23T02:03:47-05:00

AP Explains: Rare honor reserved for Graham at the Capitol

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 08:42
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is reserving one of the nation's greatest distinctions for the Rev. Billy Graham, selecting him to lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda next Wednesday and Thursday. 2018-02-22T19:33:00-05:00 2018-02-23T00:33:46-05:00

Trump bucks NRA, backs raising age for buying assault rifles

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 06:53
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation should keep assault rifles out of the hands of anyone under 21, President Donald Trump says, defying his loyal supporters in the National Rifle Association amid America's public reckoning over gun violence. He also pushed hard for arming security guards and many teachers in U.S. schools. 2018-02-22T19:30:00-05:00 2018-02-23T00:30:46-05:00

Ex-Trump campaign associates face more charges

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 06:24
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dramatically escalating the pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate. 2018-02-22T19:10:00-05:00 2018-02-23T00:10:25-05:00

Ex-staffer regrets racy photos sent to congressional hopeful

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 06:24
PHOENIX (AP) — A former aide to Arizona Senate Republicans expressed regret Thursday that she sent pictures of herself in "various states of undress" to an ex-state senator now running for the U.S. House seat of a disgraced congressman. 2018-02-22T15:41:00-05:00 2018-02-22T20:41:39-05:00

Ex-Trump campaign associates face more charges

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 06:11
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional criminal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate. 2018-02-22T19:07:00-05:00 2018-02-23T00:07:21-05:00

The Latest: Ban proposed on young buying assault rifles

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 05:43
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump, guns and school violence (all times local): 2018-02-22T18:20:00-05:00 2018-02-22T23:20:46-05:00

Immigration agency rewrites mission statement

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 05:43
WASHINGTON (AP) — The agency that oversees legal immigration no longer describes the U.S. as "a nation of immigrants" in its mission statement. 2018-02-22T17:01:00-05:00 2018-02-22T22:01:56-05:00

The Latest: Manafort denies new allegations by Mueller

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 02:27
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into the Trump campaign and Russia (all times local): 2018-02-22T15:22:00-05:00 2018-02-22T20:22:54-05:00

New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 02:13
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dramatically escalating the pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate. 2018-02-22T14:56:00-05:00 2018-02-22T19:56:45-05:00

Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 02:13
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis grand jury on Thursday indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015. The Republican governor responded that he made a mistake but committed no crime. 2018-02-22T15:04:00-05:00 2018-02-22T20:04:56-05:00

New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 01:45
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dramatically escalating the pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate. 2018-02-22T14:39:00-05:00 2018-02-22T19:39:32-05:00

Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 01:17
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015, the city circuit attorney's office said Thursday. 2018-02-22T14:10:00-05:00 2018-02-22T19:10:09-05:00

Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 01:04
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015, the city circuit attorney's office said Thursday. 2018-02-22T13:53:00-05:00 2018-02-22T18:53:07-05:00

New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 00:49
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dramatically escalating the pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate. 2018-02-22T13:44:00-05:00 2018-02-22T18:44:51-05:00

Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 00:21
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015, the city circuit attorney's office said Thursday. 2018-02-22T13:15:00-05:00 2018-02-22T18:15:57-05:00

Trump mulls pulling immigration agents from California

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 00:05
SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he may pull the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency out of California, an idea so unlikely that some of his staunchest critics dismissed it as an empty taunt against the state over immigration policies. 2018-02-22T12:52:00-05:00 2018-02-22T17:52:09-05:00

Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 23:40
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015, the city circuit attorney's office said Thursday. 2018-02-22T12:36:00-05:00 2018-02-22T17:36:27-05:00

Trump mulls pulling immigration agents from California

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 23:40
SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he may pull the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency out of California, an idea so unlikely that some of his staunchest critics dismissed it as an empty taunt against the state over immigration policies. 2018-02-22T12:35:00-05:00 2018-02-22T17:35:58-05:00

New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 23:25
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a dramatic escalation of pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate. 2018-02-22T12:19:00-05:00 2018-02-22T17:19:23-05:00

New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 23:12
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a dramatic escalation of pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate. 2018-02-22T12:08:00-05:00 2018-02-22T17:08:02-05:00

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