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  • Mueller investigators seek documents from the White House

    Mueller investigators seek documents from the White House

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:15 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:15:49 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:36 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:36:15 GMT
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian...
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower last year.
  • Republicans see political necessity in health care effort

    Republicans see political necessity in health care effort

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:05 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:05:44 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:36 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:36:01 GMT
    Republicans are feeling the heat to succeed in 'Obamacare' replacement effort.
    Republicans are feeling the heat to succeed in 'Obamacare' replacement effort.
  • Justice Ginsburg surprise speaker at Jewish new year service

    Justice Ginsburg surprise speaker at Jewish new year service

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:25 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:25:46 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:25 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:25:57 GMT
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a surprise guest speaker Wednesday evening during services for the Jewish new year in Washington.
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a surprise guest speaker Wednesday evening during services for the Jewish new year in Washington.
  • The Latest: Twitter to meet with Senate investigators

    The Latest: Twitter to meet with Senate investigators

    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:15 AM EDT2017-09-21 04:15:58 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:17:58 GMT
    The social media company, Twitter, says it will meet with a Senate committee investigating Russia's interference in the presidential election.
    The social media company, Twitter, says it will meet with a Senate committee investigating Russia's interference in the presidential election.
  • Pelosi: Put off immigration overhaul, save 'Dreamers now'

    Pelosi: Put off immigration overhaul, save 'Dreamers now'

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-09-20 18:28:42 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:17:56 GMT
    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she respects young immigrants who shouted her down at an event in San Francisco, but says their call for a comprehensive immigration overhaul is premature.
    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she respects young immigrants who shouted her down at an event in San Francisco, but says their call for a comprehensive immigration overhaul is premature.
  • Democrats want closer look at Price's private jet travel

    Democrats want closer look at Price's private jet travel

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:55 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:55:44 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:17:51 GMT
    Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price can't always fly commercial, spokeswoman says.
    Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price can't always fly commercial, spokeswoman says.
  • Trump to look at even stricter cap on refugees

    Trump to look at even stricter cap on refugees

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:25 AM EDT2017-09-21 07:25:45 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:17:50 GMT
    Trump faces decision soon on refugee admissions, may go for even stricter limits.
    Trump faces decision soon on refugee admissions, may go for even stricter limits.
  • Justice Ginsburg surprise speaker at Jewish new year service

    Justice Ginsburg surprise speaker at Jewish new year service

    Thursday, September 21 2017 2:06 AM EDT2017-09-21 06:06:09 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:17:48 GMT
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a surprise guest speaker Wednesday evening during services for the Jewish new year in Washington.
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a surprise guest speaker Wednesday evening during services for the Jewish new year in Washington.
  • Diplomats meet on Iran deal as Trump stays mum on decision

    Diplomats meet on Iran deal as Trump stays mum on decision

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:36 AM EDT2017-09-21 07:36:27 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:17:46 GMT
    President Donald Trump has determined how he wants to approach the Iran nuclear deal, but Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Trump has not informed him or others in the administration about his decision.
    President Donald Trump has determined how he wants to approach the Iran nuclear deal, but Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Trump has not informed him or others in the administration about his decision.
  • The Latest: Tillerson won't disclose Trump's Iran decision

    The Latest: Tillerson won't disclose Trump's Iran decision

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:17 AM EDT2017-09-20 15:17:16 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:17:37 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he's reached a decision on whether to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal _ but he won't say what it is.
    President Donald Trump says he's reached a decision on whether to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal _ but he won't say what it is.
  • US report points to Egyptian abuses, anti-democracy actions

    US report points to Egyptian abuses, anti-democracy actions

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:34 AM EDT2017-09-20 08:34:54 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:17:33 GMT
    Trump administration report points to Egyptian human rights abuses, anti-democracy actions.
    Trump administration report points to Egyptian human rights abuses, anti-democracy actions.
  • Nominee for EPA chemical safety post has deep industry ties

    Nominee for EPA chemical safety post has deep industry ties

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:06 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:06:49 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:17:30 GMT
    President Donald Trump's nominee to oversee chemical safety at EPA has for years accepted payments for criticizing peer-reviewed studies that raised concerns about the safety of his clients' products, according to...
    President Donald Trump's nominee to oversee chemical safety at EPA has for years accepted payments for criticizing peer-reviewed studies that raised concerns about the safety of his clients' products, according to an AP review.
  • Winners and losers in GOP's last-ditch health overhaul

    Winners and losers in GOP's last-ditch health overhaul

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:05:19 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:17:28 GMT
    New GOP health care bill would redistributes hundreds of billions in federal financing; creates winners and losers.
    New GOP health care bill would redistributes hundreds of billions in federal financing; creates winners and losers.
  • Study: Most states would take a hit from GOP health bill

    Study: Most states would take a hit from GOP health bill

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:56 AM EDT2017-09-20 15:56:25 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:17:19 GMT
    Study: Most states would take a stiff budgetary hit if the latest Senate GOP health care bill becomes law.
    Study: Most states would take a stiff budgetary hit if the latest Senate GOP health care bill becomes law.
  • Ivanka Trump discusses her postpartum depression

    Ivanka Trump discusses her postpartum depression

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:15 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:15:26 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:17:14 GMT
    Ivanka Trump is talking about her experience with postpartum depression in a new interview.
    Ivanka Trump is talking about her experience with postpartum depression in a new interview.
  • NKorea minister calls Trump's threat 'sound of dog barking'

    NKorea minister calls Trump's threat 'sound of dog barking'

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:46 AM EDT2017-09-21 07:46:19 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:17:09 GMT
    North Korean foreign minister calls Trump's threat 'the sound of a dog barking'.
    North Korean foreign minister calls Trump's threat 'the sound of a dog barking'.
  • Emails point to Manafort offer to brief Russian in campaign

    Emails point to Manafort offer to brief Russian in campaign

    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:45 AM EDT2017-09-21 07:45:53 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:16 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:16:50 GMT
    Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, offered "private briefings" to Russian billionaire during campaign.
    Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, offered "private briefings" to Russian billionaire during campaign.
  • GOP report accuses watchdog of going easy on Wells Fargo

    GOP report accuses watchdog of going easy on Wells Fargo

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:45:29 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:15 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:15:59 GMT
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could have fined Wells Fargo more than $10 billion for its illegal sales practices scandal but instead settled for $100 million, according to documents released by...
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could have fined Wells Fargo more than $10 billion for its illegal sales practices scandal but instead settled for $100 million, according to documents released by Congressional Republicans on Tuesday.
  • Rouhani says Iranians are waiting for an apology from Trump

    Rouhani says Iranians are waiting for an apology from Trump

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 8:45 PM EDT2017-09-21 00:45:33 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:10 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:10:32 GMT
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday the Iranian people are waiting for an apology from US President Donald Trump for his "extremely offensive" rhetoric and "unfounded" allegations about his country.
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday the Iranian people are waiting for an apology from US President Donald Trump for his "extremely offensive" rhetoric and "unfounded" allegations about his country.
  • Jimmy Kimmel: Senator 'lied right to my face' on health care

    Jimmy Kimmel: Senator 'lied right to my face' on health care

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:25 AM EDT2017-09-20 13:25:06 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:10 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:10:21 GMT
    Jimmy Kimmel says U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy "lied right to my face" by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul passes a test named for him.
    Jimmy Kimmel says U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy "lied right to my face" by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul passes a test named for him.
  • Worries of backlash help revive GOP health care drive

    Worries of backlash help revive GOP health care drive

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-09-20 20:18:25 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:00 AM EDT2017-09-21 08:00:12 GMT
    A brew of political pressures has pumped fresh life into the last-gasp Republican drive to erase the Obama health care overhaul.
    A brew of political pressures has pumped fresh life into the last-gasp Republican drive to erase the Obama health care overhaul.
  • Mueller investigators seek documents from the White House

    Mueller investigators seek documents from the White House

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-09-20 20:55:28 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:48 AM EDT2017-09-21 07:48:37 GMT
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the administration's response to a meeting...
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the administration's response to a meeting at Trump Tower last year.
  • Manafort offered to brief wealthy Russian during campaign

    Manafort offered to brief wealthy Russian during campaign

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:35 PM EDT2017-09-21 01:35:33 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:46 AM EDT2017-09-21 07:46:47 GMT
    President Donald Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, said during the presidential race that he was willing to provide "private briefings" for a Russian billionaire the U.S. government considers close to...
    President Donald Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, said during the presidential race that he was willing to provide "private briefings" for a Russian billionaire the U.S. government considers close to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • Diplomats meet on Iran deal as Trump stays mum on decision

    Diplomats meet on Iran deal as Trump stays mum on decision

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:54 AM EDT2017-09-20 07:54:55 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:38 AM EDT2017-09-21 07:38:27 GMT
    The United States and Iran will have their highest-level interaction of Donald Trump's presidency, a day after the American leader delivered a blistering attack on the Islamic Republic and the landmark 2015 nuclear...
    The United States and Iran will have their highest-level interaction of Donald Trump's presidency, a day after the American leader delivered a blistering attack on the Islamic Republic and the landmark 2015 nuclear deal.
  • Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadline

    Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadline

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:24 AM EDT2017-09-20 08:24:53 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:38 AM EDT2017-09-21 07:38:13 GMT
    President Trump and Senate Republican leaders are in a frantic hunt for the last vote or two to pass revived legislation to repeal and replace 'Obamacare.'.
    President Trump and Senate Republican leaders are in a frantic hunt for the last vote or two to pass revived legislation to repeal and replace 'Obamacare.'.
  • Watchdog: Airfares for many travelers rise due to bag fees

    Watchdog: Airfares for many travelers rise due to bag fees

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-09-20 16:55:35 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 3:25 AM EDT2017-09-21 07:25:51 GMT
    A government watchdog says travelers who check at least one bag are paying more overall to fly than they did before airlines began unbundling fares in 2008.
    A government watchdog says travelers who check at least one bag are paying more overall to fly than they did before airlines began unbundling fares in 2008.
  • Prospects for air traffic control privatization appear slim

    Prospects for air traffic control privatization appear slim

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 2:55 PM EDT2017-09-20 18:55:11 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 2:26 AM EDT2017-09-21 06:26:08 GMT
    Prospects for congressional approval of a plan to remove air traffic control operations from the government and put industry in charge appear slim.
    Prospects for congressional approval of a plan to remove air traffic control operations from the government and put industry in charge appear slim.
  • Trump administration considering even lower refugee limits

    Trump administration considering even lower refugee limits

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:05:29 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 1:40 AM EDT2017-09-21 05:40:17 GMT
    The Trump administration is considering a further reduction in the number of refugees allowed into the United States.
    The Trump administration is considering a further reduction in the number of refugees allowed into the United States.
  • Iranian president: Trump's UN comments 'ignorant, absurd'

    Iranian president: Trump's UN comments 'ignorant, absurd'

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 1:02 AM EDT2017-09-20 05:02:37 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 1:37 AM EDT2017-09-21 05:37:26 GMT
    U.N. chief Antonio Guterres opens the signing ceremony for the first treaty to ban nuclear weapons and the Security Council holds a high-level meeting on its far-flung peacekeeping operations at the annual U.N....
    U.N. chief Antonio Guterres opens the signing ceremony for the first treaty to ban nuclear weapons and the Security Council holds a high-level meeting on its far-flung peacekeeping operations at the annual U.N. gathering of world leaders.
  • Trump's trashing of Iran deal poses problems for NK strategy

    Trump's trashing of Iran deal poses problems for NK strategy

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:15 AM EDT2017-09-20 08:15:08 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 1:17 AM EDT2017-09-21 05:17:56 GMT
    Trump's threat to obliterate North Korea showed his determination to stop the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup, but his disparagement of the Iran nuclear deal in the same speech offered Pyongyang little...
    Trump's threat to obliterate North Korea showed his determination to stop the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup, but his disparagement of the Iran nuclear deal in the same speech offered Pyongyang little hope of a negotiated solution.
  • 50 nations ink UN nuclear ban treaty opposed by big powers

    50 nations ink UN nuclear ban treaty opposed by big powers

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:38 PM EDT2017-09-20 20:38:48 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:26 AM EDT2017-09-21 04:26:15 GMT
    More than 40 countries so far have signed on to the first treaty to ban nuclear weapons, but the nuclear powers want no part of it.
    More than 40 countries so far have signed on to the first treaty to ban nuclear weapons, but the nuclear powers want no part of it.
  • The Latest: US calls for meeting on weapons proliferation

    The Latest: US calls for meeting on weapons proliferation

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 8:35 AM EDT2017-09-20 12:35:39 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:17 AM EDT2017-09-21 04:17:40 GMT
    The first treaty to ban nuclear weapons is set for countries to sign at the United Nations. It's backed by over 100 countries, but nuclear-armed nations want no part of it.
    The first treaty to ban nuclear weapons is set for countries to sign at the United Nations. It's backed by over 100 countries, but nuclear-armed nations want no part of it.
  • 'Historic exodus' from Myanmar: US gives $32M for Rohingya

    'Historic exodus' from Myanmar: US gives $32M for Rohingya

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 8:07 AM EDT2017-09-20 12:07:08 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:16 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:16:21 GMT
    The United States says it will contribute nearly $32 million in humanitarian aid to help Rohingya Muslims who have flooded out of Myanmar.
    The United States says it will contribute nearly $32 million in humanitarian aid to help Rohingya Muslims who have flooded out of Myanmar.
  • Sen. Graham presses for support for GOP health bill

    Sen. Graham presses for support for GOP health bill

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:35:44 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:15 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:15:48 GMT
    Sen. Lindsey Graham, co-author of GOP 'Obamacare' repeal bill, implores colleague to back the legislation 'with all its imperfections.'.
    Sen. Lindsey Graham, co-author of GOP 'Obamacare' repeal bill, implores colleague to back the legislation 'with all its imperfections.'.
  • Trump to award Medal of Honor to Alabama veteran

    Trump to award Medal of Honor to Alabama veteran

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:47 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:47:27 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:56 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:56:43 GMT
    The White House says President Donald Trump will award the Medal of Honor to a retired Army medic from Alabama who risked his life several times to provide medical care to his comrades during the Vietnam War.
    The White House says President Donald Trump will award the Medal of Honor to a retired Army medic from Alabama who risked his life several times to provide medical care to his comrades during the Vietnam War.
  • In citizenship message, Trump welcomes immigrants to America

    In citizenship message, Trump welcomes immigrants to America

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:35 AM EDT2017-09-20 07:35:11 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:50 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:50:28 GMT
    President Donald Trump has issued a welcome message for new American citizens urging them to help others assimilate and remain loyal to their new country.
    President Donald Trump has issued a welcome message for new American citizens urging them to help others assimilate and remain loyal to their new country.
  • Internal watchdog says EPA mismanaging toxic site cleanups

    Internal watchdog says EPA mismanaging toxic site cleanups

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:22 PM EDT2017-09-20 00:22:31 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:31 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:31:47 GMT
    An internal government watchdog says cleanups at some U.S. hazardous waste sites have stopped or slowed down because the EPA does not manage its Superfund staff effectively.
    An internal government watchdog says cleanups at some U.S. hazardous waste sites have stopped or slowed down because the EPA does not manage its Superfund staff effectively.
  • Government: Prison fits Weiner's sex crime on teen victim

    Government: Prison fits Weiner's sex crime on teen victim

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:29 PM EDT2017-09-20 16:29:29 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:11 PM EDT2017-09-21 01:11:41 GMT
    The government says former New York congressman Anthony Weiner should go to prison for about two years after engaging in sexting with a 15-year-old girl.
    The government says former New York congressman Anthony Weiner should go to prison for about two years after engaging in sexting with a 15-year-old girl.
  • US pressures Iraqi Kurds to abandon vote on independence

    US pressures Iraqi Kurds to abandon vote on independence

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:58 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:58:13 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 8:17 PM EDT2017-09-21 00:17:45 GMT
    The United States is pressuring the Iraqi Kurds and their regional government to abandon a planned referendum on independence.
    The United States is pressuring the Iraqi Kurds and their regional government to abandon a planned referendum on independence.
  • NCIS investigating corpsmen who called babies 'mini Satans'

    NCIS investigating corpsmen who called babies 'mini Satans'

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:27 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:27:19 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:48 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:48:40 GMT
    The Naval Criminal Investigative Service is now investigating two female Navy hospital corpsmen in Florida who posted Snapchat photos giving the middle finger to another baby with a caption that said, "How I...
    The Naval Criminal Investigative Service is now investigating two female Navy hospital corpsmen in Florida who posted Snapchat photos giving the middle finger to another baby with a caption that said, "How I currently feel about these mini Satans.".
  • The Latest: Trump in New York, meets with world leaders

    The Latest: Trump in New York, meets with world leaders

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 8:35 AM EDT2017-09-20 12:35:17 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:14 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:14:39 GMT
    Former Secretary of State John Kerry says the President Donald Trump's United Nations speech may have put America in isolation and in danger.
    Former Secretary of State John Kerry says the President Donald Trump's United Nations speech may have put America in isolation and in danger.
  • Melania Trump to UN: 'Come together' for good of children

    Melania Trump to UN: 'Come together' for good of children

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:15 AM EDT2017-09-20 11:15:08 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:40:03 GMT
    First lady Melania Trump is calling on world leaders to "step up" and "come together" to help improve the lives of children.
    First lady Melania Trump is calling on world leaders to "step up" and "come together" to help improve the lives of children.
  • The Latest: Trump says GOP health care law has 'good chance'

    The Latest: Trump says GOP health care law has 'good chance'

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:07 AM EDT2017-09-20 13:07:24 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:28:34 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he hopes Republican senators will vote for new legislation that aims to repeal and replace his predecessor's health care law.
    President Donald Trump says he hopes Republican senators will vote for new legislation that aims to repeal and replace his predecessor's health care law.
  • Kenya Supreme Court nixed poll because it couldn't see data

    Kenya Supreme Court nixed poll because it couldn't see data

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:25 AM EDT2017-09-20 08:25:13 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:01 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:01:57 GMT
    Kenya Supreme Court delivers its full judgment on why it annulled the presidential elections.
    Kenya Supreme Court delivers its full judgment on why it annulled the presidential elections.
  • Trump heard about Mideast peace as a boy, now wants to solve

    Trump heard about Mideast peace as a boy, now wants to solve

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:35 AM EDT2017-09-20 08:35:10 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-09-20 20:50:57 GMT
    President Donald Trump threatens the "total destruction'" of North Korea if the renegade nation does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons.
    President Donald Trump threatens the "total destruction'" of North Korea if the renegade nation does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons.
  • Mueller team questions deputy AG amid probe of Comey firing

    Mueller team questions deputy AG amid probe of Comey firing

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:45 AM EDT2017-09-20 11:45:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-09-20 20:35:36 GMT
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as they investigate the firing of former FBI Director James Comey.
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as they investigate the firing of former FBI Director James Comey.
  • Afghan president details US strategy for Afghanistan

    Afghan president details US strategy for Afghanistan

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:07 PM EDT2017-09-20 19:07:58 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-09-20 20:20:33 GMT
    Afghanistan's president says the Trump administration has a four-year objective to bring 80 percent of Afghanistan back under the government's control.
    Afghanistan's president says the Trump administration has a four-year objective to bring 80 percent of Afghanistan back under the government's control.
  • Boy killed at huge protests over Togo president's tenure

    Boy killed at huge protests over Togo president's tenure

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:45 PM EDT2017-09-20 19:45:40 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-09-20 20:18:50 GMT
    Togo's security minister says a 10-year-old boy was killed and at least 10 other people were injured during protests over the passage of a bill that critics fear would allow the West African country's president to...
    Togo's security minister says a 10-year-old boy was killed and at least 10 other people were injured during protests over the passage of a bill that critics fear would allow the West African country's president to seek re-election indefinitely.
  • Prosecutors: Menendez tried to hide free flights, hotel stay

    Prosecutors: Menendez tried to hide free flights, hotel stay

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:17 AM EDT2017-09-20 15:17:22 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:17 PM EDT2017-09-20 19:17:09 GMT
    Prosecutors in the bribery trial of Sen. Bob Menendez are seeking to show jurors that the New Jersey Democrat tried to hide free flights and other gifts from a wealthy donor.
    Prosecutors in the bribery trial of Sen. Bob Menendez are seeking to show jurors that the New Jersey Democrat tried to hide free flights and other gifts from a wealthy donor.
  • Trump mocks Emmy ceremony for low ratings

    Trump mocks Emmy ceremony for low ratings

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-09-20 03:12:58 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:56 PM EDT2017-09-20 16:56:08 GMT
    President Donald Trump is mocking Sunday's Emmy Awards ceremony _ where he himself was frequently mocked by host Stephen Colbert, presenters and prize-winners.
    President Donald Trump is mocking Sunday's Emmy Awards ceremony _ where he himself was frequently mocked by host Stephen Colbert, presenters and prize-winners.
  • EPA nominee once helped chemical industry, lobbyists

    EPA nominee once helped chemical industry, lobbyists

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:55 AM EDT2017-09-20 07:55:02 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:30 PM EDT2017-09-20 16:30:21 GMT
    AP review finds trail of payments from chemical industry, lobbyists to research group run by EPA nominee.
    AP review finds trail of payments from chemical industry, lobbyists to research group run by EPA nominee.
  • Clinton mocks 'manspreading' Putin

    Clinton mocks 'manspreading' Putin

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:42 AM EDT2017-09-20 04:42:46 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:06 PM EDT2017-09-20 16:06:07 GMT
    When Hillary Clinton took the guest's seat on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," she was in a mood to put Russian President Vladimir Putin on the psychiatrist's couch.
    When Hillary Clinton took the guest's seat on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," she was in a mood to put Russian President Vladimir Putin on the psychiatrist's couch.
  • Facebook may be facing an 'era of accountability'

    Facebook may be facing an 'era of accountability'

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:12 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:12:04 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:17 AM EDT2017-09-20 14:17:50 GMT
    Facebook may be facing an 'era of accountability'.
    Facebook may be facing an 'era of accountability'.
  • The Latest: Bipartisan effort to improve 'Obamacare' over

    The Latest: Bipartisan effort to improve 'Obamacare' over

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:53 AM EDT2017-09-19 14:53:16 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:18 AM EDT2017-09-20 13:18:09 GMT
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is praising a last-ditch Republican bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare" _ the latest sign the GOP's repeal effort may be back from the dead.
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is praising a last-ditch Republican bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare" _ the latest sign the GOP's repeal effort may be back from the dead.
  • Protesting Venezuelan violinist may seek asylum in US

    Protesting Venezuelan violinist may seek asylum in US

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 12:12 AM EDT2017-09-20 04:12:37 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:16 AM EDT2017-09-20 13:16:18 GMT
    A violinist who became the young face of anti-government protests in Venezuela may seek political asylum in US.
    A violinist who became the young face of anti-government protests in Venezuela may seek political asylum in US.
  • 11-year-old boy gets lawn-mowing gig at White House

    11-year-old boy gets lawn-mowing gig at White House

    Friday, September 15 2017 10:40 AM EDT2017-09-15 14:40:58 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 8:11 AM EDT2017-09-20 12:11:24 GMT
    The president got what you might call a grassroots display of support at the White House, welcoming an 11-year-old Virginia boy who offered to help cut the lawn.
    The president got what you might call a grassroots display of support at the White House, welcoming an 11-year-old Virginia boy who offered to help cut the lawn.
  • Girl's mother thankful Trump spoke of abduction in UN speech

    Girl's mother thankful Trump spoke of abduction in UN speech

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 2:53 AM EDT2017-09-20 06:53:02 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:16 AM EDT2017-09-20 11:16:00 GMT
    The mother of a Japanese girl abducted by North Korea is thankful Trump mentioned her in his U.N. speech and hopes it could be a chance for a breakthrough.
    The mother of a Japanese girl abducted by North Korea is thankful Trump mentioned her in his U.N. speech and hopes it could be a chance for a breakthrough.
  • AP Interview: NATO chief welcomes Trump's new approach

    AP Interview: NATO chief welcomes Trump's new approach

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:13 PM EDT2017-09-20 03:13:04 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:28 AM EDT2017-09-20 10:28:13 GMT
    NATO's secretary-general welcomed President Donald Trump's new strategy for the 16-year Afghan war and said the U.S. leader's insistence that NATO members increase their defense spending is achieving positive results.
    NATO's secretary-general welcomed President Donald Trump's new strategy for the 16-year Afghan war and said the U.S. leader's insistence that NATO members increase their defense spending is achieving positive results.
  • The Latest: Kenya Supreme Court says why it nixed poll

    The Latest: Kenya Supreme Court says why it nixed poll

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:24 AM EDT2017-09-20 10:24:57 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:27 AM EDT2017-09-20 10:27:11 GMT
    Kenya Supreme Court delivers its full judgment on why it annulled the presidential elections.
    Kenya Supreme Court delivers its full judgment on why it annulled the presidential elections.
  • The Latest: President Donald Trump warns North Korea

    The Latest: President Donald Trump warns North Korea

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:32 AM EDT2017-09-19 14:32:27 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:38 AM EDT2017-09-20 08:38:04 GMT
    President Donald Trump is opening his maiden address in front of the United Nationals General Assembly by praising his accomplishments in office so far.
    President Donald Trump is opening his maiden address in front of the United Nationals General Assembly by praising his accomplishments in office so far.
  • Who wins, who loses in bill aimed at upending Obamacare

    Who wins, who loses in bill aimed at upending Obamacare

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:25 AM EDT2017-09-20 08:25:08 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:37 AM EDT2017-09-20 08:37:32 GMT
    GOP health care bill likely to leave more uninsured; those with health savings accounts could benefit.
    GOP health care bill likely to leave more uninsured; those with health savings accounts could benefit.
  • APNewsBreak: US report says Egypt falls short on rights

    APNewsBreak: US report says Egypt falls short on rights

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:52 PM EDT2017-09-19 23:52:34 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:31 AM EDT2017-09-20 08:31:53 GMT
    Egypt is failing to protect free speech and its minorities, investigate abuses by its forces or grant U.S. monitors access to the conflict-ridden Sinai Peninsula, according to a damning new Trump administration...
    Egypt is failing to protect free speech and its minorities, investigate abuses by its forces or grant U.S. monitors access to the conflict-ridden Sinai Peninsula, according to a damning new Trump administration report obtained by The Associated Press.
  • One last last chance: GOP strains for Obamacare repeal votes

    One last last chance: GOP strains for Obamacare repeal votes

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:32 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:32:21 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:19 AM EDT2017-09-20 08:19:30 GMT
    Top Senate Republicans say their last-ditch push to uproot President Barack Obama's health care law is gaining momentum.
    Top Senate Republicans say their last-ditch push to uproot President Barack Obama's health care law is gaining momentum.
  • In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to "destroy" North Korea

    In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to "destroy" North Korea

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:52 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:52:06 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:16 AM EDT2017-09-20 08:16:21 GMT
    Trump to use his UN General Assembly address to press for UN members acting in their own self-interest to unite to face global dangers.
    Trump to use his UN General Assembly address to press for UN members acting in their own self-interest to unite to face global dangers.
  • Cuba again denies role in 'health attacks' on US diplomats

    Cuba again denies role in 'health attacks' on US diplomats

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:05 PM EDT2017-09-19 23:05:23 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:56 AM EDT2017-09-20 07:56:49 GMT
    The Cuban government has again denied any involvement in or any knowledge of a mysterious series of health incidents that have affected American diplomats in Havana.
    The Cuban government has again denied any involvement in or any knowledge of a mysterious series of health incidents that have affected American diplomats in Havana.
  • Senate GOP tentatively agrees to $1.5T plan on tax cuts

    Senate GOP tentatively agrees to $1.5T plan on tax cuts

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:52 AM EDT2017-09-19 14:52:22 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:46 AM EDT2017-09-20 07:46:19 GMT
    A Republican on the Senate Budget Committee says that tax cut advocates on the panel are pressing for cuts that could add $1.5 trillion or more to the deficit over the coming decade.
    A Republican on the Senate Budget Committee says that tax cut advocates on the panel are pressing for cuts that could add $1.5 trillion or more to the deficit over the coming decade.
  • Senate intelligence chairman: Facebook should testify

    Senate intelligence chairman: Facebook should testify

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:05 PM EDT2017-09-19 23:05:25 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:39 AM EDT2017-09-20 07:39:22 GMT
    The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee says Facebook should testify as part of its probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, and that the social media giant "seems to have been less than...
    The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee says Facebook should testify as part of its probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, and that the social media giant "seems to have been less than forthcoming" with Congress.
  • Mueller team questions deputy AG amid probe of Comey firing

    Mueller team questions deputy AG amid probe of Comey firing

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:12 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:12:35 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 1:16 AM EDT2017-09-20 05:16:26 GMT
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as they investigate the firing of former FBI Director James Comey.
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as they investigate the firing of former FBI Director James Comey.
  • RNC: Spending on legal bills for Trump Jr. nears $200K

    RNC: Spending on legal bills for Trump Jr. nears $200K

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 9:32 PM EDT2017-09-20 01:32:33 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:23 PM EDT2017-09-20 03:23:22 GMT
    The Republican National Committee says it has spent close to $200,000 on legal fees for President Donald Trump's eldest son in connection with the Russia investigation.
    The Republican National Committee says it has spent close to $200,000 on legal fees for President Donald Trump's eldest son in connection with the Russia investigation.
  • Common Core used widely, despite continuing debate

    Common Core used widely, despite continuing debate

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:42 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:42:14 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:58 PM EDT2017-09-20 02:58:09 GMT
    Common Core used in most states that initially adopted it, despite continue debate over standards' effect.
    Common Core used in most states that initially adopted it, despite continue debate over standards' effect.
  • Trump's lawyer to publicly testify in Senate next month

    Trump's lawyer to publicly testify in Senate next month

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:12 AM EDT2017-09-19 14:12:19 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 9:23 PM EDT2017-09-20 01:23:57 GMT
    Donald Trump's personal lawyer says a proposal to develop a Trump Tower in Moscow was "solely a real estate deal and nothing more.".
    Donald Trump's personal lawyer says a proposal to develop a Trump Tower in Moscow was "solely a real estate deal and nothing more.".
  • Justices could avoid issuing verdict on Trump travel ban

    Justices could avoid issuing verdict on Trump travel ban

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:42 PM EDT2017-09-19 19:42:24 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:46 PM EDT2017-09-20 00:46:40 GMT
    President Donald Trump's travel ban offers the Supreme Court the chance to make a major pronouncement on the extent of the president's power over immigration.
    President Donald Trump's travel ban offers the Supreme Court the chance to make a major pronouncement on the extent of the president's power over immigration.
  • Tillerson speaks to Suu Kyi on Myanmar refugee crisis

    Tillerson speaks to Suu Kyi on Myanmar refugee crisis

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 2:42 PM EDT2017-09-19 18:42:23 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:54 PM EDT2017-09-19 23:54:57 GMT
    U.S. officials say Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has spoken by phone with Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi about the Rohingya Muslim refugee crisis.
    U.S. officials say Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has spoken by phone with Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi about the Rohingya Muslim refugee crisis.
  • The Latest: Corker says tentative agreement on debt figure

    The Latest: Corker says tentative agreement on debt figure

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 1:22 PM EDT2017-09-19 17:22:31 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:53 PM EDT2017-09-19 23:53:04 GMT
    Sen. Bob Corker says he's reached a tentative agreement with other Republicans on how much their tax plan would add to the government's debt.
    Sen. Bob Corker says he's reached a tentative agreement with other Republicans on how much their tax plan would add to the government's debt.
  • FEMA isn't relying on trailers to house hurricane victims

    FEMA isn't relying on trailers to house hurricane victims

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 9:12 AM EDT2017-09-19 13:12:13 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:57 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:57:09 GMT
    The Federal Emergency Management Agency won't be relying on government-issued trailers or mobile homes to shelter residents displaced by hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
    The Federal Emergency Management Agency won't be relying on government-issued trailers or mobile homes to shelter residents displaced by hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
  • AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods

    AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:32 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:32:13 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:46 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:46:49 GMT
    The government has received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest toxic waste sites since Hurricane Harvey.
    The government has received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest toxic waste sites since Hurricane Harvey.
  • The Latest: Intel panel invites Trump lawyer to open hearing

    The Latest: Intel panel invites Trump lawyer to open hearing

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 12:42 PM EDT2017-09-19 16:42:23 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:36:50 GMT
    Senate intelligence committee leaders say they canceled a scheduled interview with President Donald Trump's personal lawyer after he released a public statement.
    Senate intelligence committee leaders say they canceled a scheduled interview with President Donald Trump's personal lawyer after he released a public statement.
  • 3 members of Congress arrested at Trump Tower protest

    3 members of Congress arrested at Trump Tower protest

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 2:42 PM EDT2017-09-19 18:42:27 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:10 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:10:01 GMT
    Three members of Congress have been arrested at a protest outside Trump Tower.
    Three members of Congress have been arrested at a protest outside Trump Tower.
  • Huntsman says Moscow's meddling led to low level of trust

    Huntsman says Moscow's meddling led to low level of trust

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:23 AM EDT2017-09-19 15:23:44 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:26 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:26:07 GMT
    Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump's nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Russia, says Moscow's meddling in the 2016 presidential election led directly to the low level of trust between the two...
    Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump's nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Russia, says Moscow's meddling in the 2016 presidential election led directly to the low level of trust between the two former Cold War foes.
  • Family of killed sailors hear Navy describe strain on force

    Family of killed sailors hear Navy describe strain on force

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:42 AM EDT2017-09-19 14:42:28 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:13 PM EDT2017-09-19 19:13:34 GMT
    The Navy's top officer says that although commanders are ultimately responsible for problems leading to two fatal ship collisions, a spike in naval operations and budget shortfalls strained his force and made it...
    The Navy's top officer says that although commanders are ultimately responsible for problems leading to two fatal ship collisions, a spike in naval operations and budget shortfalls strained his force and made it hard to do needed training and maintenance.
  • Trump's latest nickname: Rocket Man

    Trump's latest nickname: Rocket Man

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 12:32 PM EDT2017-09-19 16:32:26 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:09 PM EDT2017-09-19 19:09:13 GMT
    President Donald Trump is embracing a new nickname, calling North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "Rocket Man." It is an apparent reference to the Elton John song, which Trump sometimes played at campaign rallies.
    President Donald Trump is embracing a new nickname, calling North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "Rocket Man." It is an apparent reference to the Elton John song, which Trump sometimes played at campaign rallies.
  • Senate confirms Trump pick for solicitor general

    Senate confirms Trump pick for solicitor general

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 1:12 PM EDT2017-09-19 17:12:23 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 2:46 PM EDT2017-09-19 18:46:09 GMT
    The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee for solicitor general.
    The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee for solicitor general.
  • Suicide among veterans highest in western US, rural areas

    Suicide among veterans highest in western US, rural areas

    Saturday, September 16 2017 2:29 AM EDT2017-09-16 06:29:24 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 2:07 PM EDT2017-09-19 18:07:23 GMT
    Government data shows suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. and rural areas.
    Government data shows suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. and rural areas.
  • Senate GOP musters final push to erase Obama health care law

    Senate GOP musters final push to erase Obama health care law

    Monday, September 18 2017 2:01 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:01:41 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 1:56 PM EDT2017-09-19 17:56:42 GMT
    Senate Republicans are planning a final, uphill push to erase President Barack Obama's health care law.
    Senate Republicans are planning a final, uphill push to erase President Barack Obama's health care law.
  • GOP governors launch 'news' site critics call propaganda

    GOP governors launch 'news' site critics call propaganda

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:12 AM EDT2017-09-19 10:12:09 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 1:54 PM EDT2017-09-19 17:54:58 GMT
    Republican governors have launched a website that appears to be a news outlet, but readers have to look carefully to see that The Free Telegraph is the product of a political party committee.
    Republican governors have launched a website that appears to be a news outlet, but readers have to look carefully to see that The Free Telegraph is the product of a political party committee.
  • Spicer suggests critics of Emmy appearance should lighten up

    Spicer suggests critics of Emmy appearance should lighten up

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:31:51 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 1:32 PM EDT2017-09-19 17:32:59 GMT
    Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer says his appearance at the Emmy Awards was a chance to have some fun, and that people who were critical of it were reading too much into things.
    Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer says his appearance at the Emmy Awards was a chance to have some fun, and that people who were critical of it were reading too much into things.
  • Trump, Pence to campaign for Strange before GOP runoff

    Trump, Pence to campaign for Strange before GOP runoff

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:34 AM EDT2017-09-19 14:34:19 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 1:26 PM EDT2017-09-19 17:26:20 GMT
    President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence will campaign for Alabama Sen. Luther Strange in the final days before the hotly contested Republican runoff between Strange and Roy Moore, the state's former...
    President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence will campaign for Alabama Sen. Luther Strange in the final days before the hotly contested Republican runoff between Strange and Roy Moore, the state's former chief justice.
  • Dem senator criticizes Trump potshot at Clinton

    Dem senator criticizes Trump potshot at Clinton

    Monday, September 18 2017 3:51 AM EDT2017-09-18 07:51:30 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:25 AM EDT2017-09-19 15:25:53 GMT
    President Donald Trump is still taking potshots at Hillary Clinton, the latest sign that his campaign fury hasn't faded.
    President Donald Trump is still taking potshots at Hillary Clinton, the latest sign that his campaign fury hasn't faded.
  • Senate panel backs Trump's pick for US envoy to Afghanistan

    Senate panel backs Trump's pick for US envoy to Afghanistan

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:02 AM EDT2017-09-19 15:02:20 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:15 AM EDT2017-09-19 15:15:44 GMT
    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved the nomination of a veteran diplomat to serve as President Donald Trump's ambassador to Afghanistan.
    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved the nomination of a veteran diplomat to serve as President Donald Trump's ambassador to Afghanistan.
  • Interior chief urges shrinking 4 national monuments in West

    Interior chief urges shrinking 4 national monuments in West

    Monday, September 18 2017 3:11 AM EDT2017-09-18 07:11:27 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:57 AM EDT2017-09-19 14:57:25 GMT
    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, along with management changes to several other sites.
    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, along with management changes to several other sites.
  • America 2nd: Traditions mean Trump must wait his turn at UN

    America 2nd: Traditions mean Trump must wait his turn at UN

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:32 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:32:05 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:34 AM EDT2017-09-19 14:34:43 GMT
    America 2nd: Tradition at the U.N. General Assembly means Brazil first, then the U.S. in speech lineup.
    America 2nd: Tradition at the U.N. General Assembly means Brazil first, then the U.S. in speech lineup.
  • 4 US monuments to be scaled back hold artifacts, key habitat

    4 US monuments to be scaled back hold artifacts, key habitat

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:22 AM EDT2017-09-19 09:22:08 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:34 AM EDT2017-09-19 14:34:35 GMT
    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to shrink four sprawling national monuments in the U.S. West jeopardizes protections for ancient cliff dwellings, scenic canyons and habitat for threatened wildlife.
    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to shrink four sprawling national monuments in the U.S. West jeopardizes protections for ancient cliff dwellings, scenic canyons and habitat for threatened wildlife.
  • Mattis: No need yet to shoot down NKorean missiles

    Mattis: No need yet to shoot down NKorean missiles

    Monday, September 18 2017 3:52 PM EDT2017-09-18 19:52:02 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 9:56 AM EDT2017-09-19 13:56:14 GMT
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. has not attempted to shoot down any of North Korea's missiles -- including two that recently overflew Japan -- because they have not posed a direct threat.
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. has not attempted to shoot down any of North Korea's missiles -- including two that recently overflew Japan -- because they have not posed a direct threat.
  • Military budget would swell under Senate bill

    Military budget would swell under Senate bill

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:52 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:52:17 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 4:24 AM EDT2017-09-19 08:24:44 GMT
    U.S. military spending would swell under bill passed by Senate.
    U.S. military spending would swell under bill passed by Senate.
  • Mattis: Unclear if budget cuts play role in military crashes

    Mattis: Unclear if budget cuts play role in military crashes

    Monday, September 18 2017 6:12 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:12:07 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:55 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:55:20 GMT
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says senior military leaders are taking a close look at whether strict budget constraints have led to a recent rash of deadly training accidents.
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says senior military leaders are taking a close look at whether strict budget constraints have led to a recent rash of deadly training accidents.
  • Senate backs bill to pump $700 billion into military

    Senate backs bill to pump $700 billion into military

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:11 AM EDT2017-09-18 08:11:27 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:55 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:55:09 GMT
    The Senate is poised to pass a defense policy bill that calls for a $700 billion Pentagon budget, expands U.S. missile defenses in response to North Korea's hostility and refuses to allow excess military bases to...
    The Senate is poised to pass a defense policy bill that calls for a $700 billion Pentagon budget, expands U.S. missile defenses in response to North Korea's hostility and refuses to allow excess military bases to be closed.
  • AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods

    AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods

    Monday, September 18 2017 2:02 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:02:14 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:52 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:52:44 GMT
    A U.S. government hotline received three reports of spills at a heavily polluted Superfund toxic waste site near Houston after Harvey flooding, and aerial photographs appear to show black-colored water surrounding...
    A U.S. government hotline received three reports of spills at a heavily polluted Superfund toxic waste site near Houston after Harvey flooding, and aerial photographs appear to show black-colored water surrounding the waste site, flowing out a bayou.
  • Who loves a parade? Trump wants to showcase military might

    Who loves a parade? Trump wants to showcase military might

    Monday, September 18 2017 5:32 PM EDT2017-09-18 21:32:03 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:44 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:44:28 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he wants to stage an armed forces parade in Washington on July 4 to showcase U.S. military strength.
    President Donald Trump says he wants to stage an armed forces parade in Washington on July 4 to showcase U.S. military strength.
  • GOP eyes popular tax breaks to finance overhaul

    GOP eyes popular tax breaks to finance overhaul

    Monday, September 18 2017 3:01 PM EDT2017-09-18 19:01:48 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:42 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:42:48 GMT
    Republicans straining to find about $1 trillion to finance sweeping tax cuts are homing in on two popular deductions that are woven into the nation's fiscal fabric.
    Republicans straining to find about $1 trillion to finance sweeping tax cuts are homing in on two popular deductions that are woven into the nation's fiscal fabric.
  • Trump calls for UN reform, but with more restrained tones

    Trump calls for UN reform, but with more restrained tones

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:21 AM EDT2017-09-18 08:21:27 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:34 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:34:14 GMT
    President Donald Trump is plunging into a foreign policy-focused week that will be anchored by his first address to the United Nations General Assembly.
    President Donald Trump is plunging into a foreign policy-focused week that will be anchored by his first address to the United Nations General Assembly.
  • The Latest: Ivanka Trump pursues her own agenda at UN

    The Latest: Ivanka Trump pursues her own agenda at UN

    Monday, September 18 2017 10:33 AM EDT2017-09-18 14:33:02 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:25 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:25:11 GMT
    President Donald Trump presses the need for reform at the United Nations as he makes his debut address to a session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York.
    President Donald Trump presses the need for reform at the United Nations as he makes his debut address to a session of the U.N. General Assembly in New York.
  • Navy fires 2 commanders in connection with ship collisions

    Navy fires 2 commanders in connection with ship collisions

    Monday, September 18 2017 1:12 PM EDT2017-09-18 17:12:02 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:15 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:15:03 GMT
    Navy fires 2 commanders in connection with ship collisions as part of sweeping purge of leadership in the Japan-based fleet.
    Navy fires 2 commanders in connection with ship collisions as part of sweeping purge of leadership in the Japan-based fleet.
  • Oh, man! Town might change Board of Selectmen to Selectwomen

    Oh, man! Town might change Board of Selectmen to Selectwomen

    Friday, September 15 2017 5:48 PM EDT2017-09-15 21:48:56 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 3:04 AM EDT2017-09-19 07:04:37 GMT
    A Massachusetts town says it will consider changing the name of its governing body from the Board of Selectmen to the Board of Selectwomen.
    A Massachusetts town says it will consider changing the name of its governing body from the Board of Selectmen to the Board of Selectwomen.
  • APNewsBreak: US nixes proposal to let Turkey guards buy guns

    APNewsBreak: US nixes proposal to let Turkey guards buy guns

    Monday, September 18 2017 1:03 PM EDT2017-09-18 17:03:35 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 11:03 PM EDT2017-09-19 03:03:31 GMT
    APNewsBreak: The Trump administration is withdrawing a proposal to let Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security guards buy $1.2 million in U.S.-made weapons following violence against protesters during...
    APNewsBreak: The Trump administration is withdrawing a proposal to let Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security guards buy $1.2 million in U.S.-made weapons following violence against protesters during Erdogan's visit to Washington this spring.
  • Clinton won't rule out questioning Trump's legitimacy

    Clinton won't rule out questioning Trump's legitimacy

    Monday, September 18 2017 8:32 PM EDT2017-09-19 00:32:12 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-09-19 01:03:41 GMT
    Hillary Clinton is refusing to rule out the possibility of questioning President Donald Trump's legitimacy depending on the outcome of official inquiries into Russia's attempts to influence the 2016 presidential...
    Hillary Clinton is refusing to rule out the possibility of questioning President Donald Trump's legitimacy depending on the outcome of official inquiries into Russia's attempts to influence the 2016 presidential election.
  • The Latest: Ryan rooting for Senate GOP health care overhaul

    The Latest: Ryan rooting for Senate GOP health care overhaul

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:01 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:01:47 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 7:33 PM EDT2017-09-18 23:33:33 GMT
    The Congressional Budget Office says it needs more time to analyze the newest Republican bill aimed at scuttling President Barack Obama's health care law.
    The Congressional Budget Office says it needs more time to analyze the newest Republican bill aimed at scuttling President Barack Obama's health care law.
  • US: World won't rebuild Syria until political process starts

    US: World won't rebuild Syria until political process starts

    Monday, September 18 2017 7:21 PM EDT2017-09-18 23:21:51 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 7:21 PM EDT2017-09-18 23:21:54 GMT
    The United States says world nations aren't willing to contribute heavily to reconstruct Syria until a "credible political process" for the country's future takes shape.
    The United States says world nations aren't willing to contribute heavily to reconstruct Syria until a "credible political process" for the country's future takes shape.
  • The Latest: Senate approves $700 billion defense policy bill

    The Latest: Senate approves $700 billion defense policy bill

    Monday, September 18 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-09-18 23:01:49 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 7:03 PM EDT2017-09-18 23:03:23 GMT
    The Senate has approved a defense policy bill that grants the Pentagon a $700 billion budget.
    The Senate has approved a defense policy bill that grants the Pentagon a $700 billion budget.
  • GOP lawmakers: Move Appalachian agency out of Washington

    GOP lawmakers: Move Appalachian agency out of Washington

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:42 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:42:47 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 6:53 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:53:12 GMT
    Two powerful Kentucky Republicans are sponsoring a bill that would move an economic development agency that helps Appalachia out of Washington.
    Two powerful Kentucky Republicans are sponsoring a bill that would move an economic development agency that helps Appalachia out of Washington.
  • Will Senate bargainers' deal on children's health pass?

    Will Senate bargainers' deal on children's health pass?

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 9:18 AM EDT2017-09-13 13:18:07 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 6:52 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:52:46 GMT
    Senate bargainers have reached agreement to extend financing for the children's health insurance program for five years, and approval of the deal would avert an end-of-month cash crunch for the popular initiative.
    Senate bargainers have reached agreement to extend financing for the children's health insurance program for five years, and approval of the deal would avert an end-of-month cash crunch for the popular initiative.
  • Analysts see Trump threats to insurers boosting premiums

    Analysts see Trump threats to insurers boosting premiums

    Thursday, September 14 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-09-14 22:08:24 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 6:52 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:52:41 GMT
    Budget analysts expect average premiums for individual health insurance to grow 15 percent next year, largely because it's unclear if President Donald Trump will block subsidies to insurers.
    Budget analysts expect average premiums for individual health insurance to grow 15 percent next year, largely because it's unclear if President Donald Trump will block subsidies to insurers.
  • AP NewsBreak: Medicare card remake to protect seniors

    AP NewsBreak: Medicare card remake to protect seniors

    Thursday, September 14 2017 4:27 AM EDT2017-09-14 08:27:57 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 6:52 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:52:40 GMT
    Medicare cards are getting a makeover to fight identity theft.
    Medicare cards are getting a makeover to fight identity theft.
  • Clinton's former campaign chairman talks to Senate panel

    Clinton's former campaign chairman talks to Senate panel

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:42 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:42:51 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 6:25 PM EDT2017-09-18 22:25:26 GMT
    Hillary Clinton's former campaign chairman has met with a Senate panel investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election.
    Hillary Clinton's former campaign chairman has met with a Senate panel investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election.
  • The Latest: WH name rep for historically black colleges

    The Latest: WH name rep for historically black colleges

    Monday, September 18 2017 9:41 AM EDT2017-09-18 13:41:49 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:22:17 GMT
    The White House is holding an annual gathering for presidents of historically black colleges and universities amid strained ties with school leaders.
    The White House is holding an annual gathering for presidents of historically black colleges and universities amid strained ties with school leaders.
  • Trump's childhood home becomes showcase for refugees

    Trump's childhood home becomes showcase for refugees

    Monday, September 18 2017 12:16 AM EDT2017-09-18 04:16:59 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-09-18 19:55:26 GMT
    President Donald Trump's childhood home had some new occupants over the weekend _ refugees.
    President Donald Trump's childhood home had some new occupants over the weekend _ refugees.
  • Legal defense fund created for Michael Flynn in Russia probe

    Legal defense fund created for Michael Flynn in Russia probe

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:01 AM EDT2017-09-18 15:01:44 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-09-18 19:54:30 GMT
    The family of former national security adviser Michael Flynn has established a legal defense fund for him as he is scrutinized by investigators looking into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election.
    The family of former national security adviser Michael Flynn has established a legal defense fund for him as he is scrutinized by investigators looking into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election.
  • Cuomo endorses rival and fellow Democrat de Blasio for mayor

    Cuomo endorses rival and fellow Democrat de Blasio for mayor

    Monday, September 18 2017 2:41 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:41:57 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-09-18 19:54:23 GMT
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has endorsed his frequent rival and fellow Democrat Bill de Blasio for a second term as mayor of New York City.
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has endorsed his frequent rival and fellow Democrat Bill de Blasio for a second term as mayor of New York City.
  • 'Not a friend of democracy': Trump's past UN criticism

    'Not a friend of democracy': Trump's past UN criticism

    Monday, September 18 2017 1:31 PM EDT2017-09-18 17:31:40 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 2:43 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:43:09 GMT
    "Not a friend of democracy" and "not a friend to freedom": A look at Trump's past criticism of the U.N.
    "Not a friend of democracy" and "not a friend to freedom": A look at Trump's past criticism of the U.N.
  • US to press concerns over incidents in meeting with Cubans

    US to press concerns over incidents in meeting with Cubans

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:11 AM EDT2017-09-18 08:11:32 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 2:13 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:13:17 GMT
    The Trump administration is considering closing down the U.S. Embassy in Havana following unexplained incidents that have affected the health of American diplomats.
    The Trump administration is considering closing down the U.S. Embassy in Havana following unexplained incidents that have affected the health of American diplomats.
  • The Latest: US, Cuban diplomats to discuss health incidents

    The Latest: US, Cuban diplomats to discuss health incidents

    Monday, September 18 2017 2:01 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:01:57 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 2:05 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:05:35 GMT
    The United States plans to discuss concerns with Cuba over American diplomats harmed in unexplained incidents in Havana during a meeting in Washington on Tuesday.
    The United States plans to discuss concerns with Cuba over American diplomats harmed in unexplained incidents in Havana during a meeting in Washington on Tuesday.
  • Disability backlog tops 1 million; thousands die on waitlist

    Disability backlog tops 1 million; thousands die on waitlist

    Monday, September 18 2017 3:41 AM EDT2017-09-18 07:41:48 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 1:23 PM EDT2017-09-18 17:23:27 GMT
    More than 1 million people who have been denied disability benefits from Social Security are waiting for new hearings.
    More than 1 million people who have been denied disability benefits from Social Security are waiting for new hearings.
  • Age matters when it comes to screening for cervical cancer

    Age matters when it comes to screening for cervical cancer

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 11:17 AM EDT2017-09-12 15:17:56 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 11:33 AM EDT2017-09-18 15:33:24 GMT
    Getting checked for cervical cancer isn't one-size-fits-all, as draft guidelines offer women 30 and older a choice of testing.
    Getting checked for cervical cancer isn't one-size-fits-all, as draft guidelines offer women 30 and older a choice of testing.
  • White House aide unamused by political Emmy Awards

    White House aide unamused by political Emmy Awards

    Monday, September 18 2017 9:11 AM EDT2017-09-18 13:11:53 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 11:32 AM EDT2017-09-18 15:32:25 GMT
    A top White House aide is offering a lackluster review for the politically-charged Emmy Awards.
    A top White House aide is offering a lackluster review for the politically-charged Emmy Awards.
  • Trump: Fate of Iran nuclear deal hangs on tough UN policing

    Trump: Fate of Iran nuclear deal hangs on tough UN policing

    Monday, September 18 2017 8:01 AM EDT2017-09-18 12:01:41 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 11:13 AM EDT2017-09-18 15:13:28 GMT
    U.S. President Donald Trump is warning that Washington will walk away from a nuclear deal it agreed to with Iran if it deems that the U.N. agency monitoring the agreement is not tough enough in monitoring it.
    U.S. President Donald Trump is warning that Washington will walk away from a nuclear deal it agreed to with Iran if it deems that the U.N. agency monitoring the agreement is not tough enough in monitoring it.
  • White House, black college heads to meet amid strained ties

    White House, black college heads to meet amid strained ties

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:01 AM EDT2017-09-18 08:01:28 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 11:12 AM EDT2017-09-18 15:12:15 GMT
    The White House is holding an annual gathering for presidents of historically black colleges and universities amid strained ties with school leaders.
    The White House is holding an annual gathering for presidents of historically black colleges and universities amid strained ties with school leaders.
  • Fierce storms haven't slowed growth along US coastlines

    Fierce storms haven't slowed growth along US coastlines

    Monday, September 18 2017 3:51 AM EDT2017-09-18 07:51:34 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 10:24 AM EDT2017-09-18 14:24:00 GMT
    A new Associated Press analysis shows that rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years.
    A new Associated Press analysis shows that rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years.
  • Cuba mystery: What theories US investigators are pursuing

    Cuba mystery: What theories US investigators are pursuing

    Monday, September 18 2017 3:41 AM EDT2017-09-18 07:41:42 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 10:13 AM EDT2017-09-18 14:13:05 GMT
    U.S. investigators are chasing many theories about what's harming diplomats in Cuba, and they're pursuing a number of possibilities about the culprit.
    U.S. investigators are chasing many theories about what's harming diplomats in Cuba, and they're pursuing a number of possibilities about the culprit.
  • Calif. Democrat Feinstein noncommittal on 2018 Senate run

    Calif. Democrat Feinstein noncommittal on 2018 Senate run

    Sunday, September 17 2017 1:01 PM EDT2017-09-17 17:01:08 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 8:14 AM EDT2017-09-18 12:14:30 GMT
    California Democrat Dianne Feinstein isn't publicly committing to seeking a fifth Senate term in 2018. The 84-year-old _ the oldest current senator _ was cagey about her political future during a television interview.
    California Democrat Dianne Feinstein isn't publicly committing to seeking a fifth Senate term in 2018. The 84-year-old _ the oldest current senator _ was cagey about her political future during a television interview.
  • Young democracy activist among Macau election winners

    Young democracy activist among Macau election winners

    Monday, September 18 2017 1:21 AM EDT2017-09-18 05:21:28 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 4:53 AM EDT2017-09-18 08:53:19 GMT
    Young pro-democracy activist among winners in elections for Chinese-controlled casino capital Macau's legislature.
    Young pro-democracy activist among winners in elections for Chinese-controlled casino capital Macau's legislature.
  • Trump, in new dig, mocks North Korea leader as 'Rocket Man'

    Trump, in new dig, mocks North Korea leader as 'Rocket Man'

    Sunday, September 17 2017 9:21 AM EDT2017-09-17 13:21:29 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 4:13 AM EDT2017-09-18 08:13:22 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have discussed North Korea in their latest call, Trump tweets that he's asked Moon about "Rocket Man" _ an apparent reference to North Korean...
    President Donald Trump says he and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have discussed North Korea in their latest call, Trump tweets that he's asked Moon about "Rocket Man" _ an apparent reference to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
  • Top US diplomat says closing embassy in Cuba 'under review'

    Top US diplomat says closing embassy in Cuba 'under review'

    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:31 AM EDT2017-09-17 15:31:24 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 4:13 AM EDT2017-09-18 08:13:07 GMT
    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the Trump administration is considering closing down the U.S. Embassy in Havana following unexplained incidents affecting the health of American diplomats.
    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the Trump administration is considering closing down the U.S. Embassy in Havana following unexplained incidents affecting the health of American diplomats.
  • APExclusive: Chelsea Manning says she not a traitor

    APExclusive: Chelsea Manning says she not a traitor

    Sunday, September 17 2017 3:02 PM EDT2017-09-17 19:02:37 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 3:46 AM EDT2017-09-18 07:46:06 GMT
    Chelsea Manning is addressing a conference in Nantucket, her second public appearance since being released from a military prison in May.
    Chelsea Manning is addressing a conference in Nantucket, her second public appearance since being released from a military prison in May.
  • Trump to campaign for Alabama Sen. Luther Strange

    Trump to campaign for Alabama Sen. Luther Strange

    Saturday, September 16 2017 7:30 PM EDT2017-09-16 23:30:41 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 3:44 AM EDT2017-09-18 07:44:12 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he's hitting the campaign trail next week for Alabama Sen. Luther Strange.
    President Donald Trump says he's hitting the campaign trail next week for Alabama Sen. Luther Strange.
  • The Latest: UN envoy slams North Korea's 'reckless' behavior

    The Latest: UN envoy slams North Korea's 'reckless' behavior

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:01 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:01:00 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 3:43 AM EDT2017-09-18 07:43:55 GMT
    America's ambassador to the United Nations is raising the prospect of U.S. military action against North Korea if the North continues its missile and nuclear tests.
    America's ambassador to the United Nations is raising the prospect of U.S. military action against North Korea if the North continues its missile and nuclear tests.
  • Request denied: States try to block access to public records

    Request denied: States try to block access to public records

    Sunday, September 17 2017 3:20 AM EDT2017-09-17 07:20:54 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 3:24 AM EDT2017-09-18 07:24:01 GMT
    State lawmakers introduce dozens of bills to close or limit public access to government records.
    State lawmakers introduce dozens of bills to close or limit public access to government records.
  • Interior secretary recommends shrinking 6 national monuments

    Interior secretary recommends shrinking 6 national monuments

    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:01 PM EDT2017-09-18 03:01:27 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 3:01 AM EDT2017-09-18 07:01:59 GMT
    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, along with management changes to several other sites.
    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, along with management changes to several other sites.
  • Trump hypes mock video of golf ball seen striking Clinton

    Trump hypes mock video of golf ball seen striking Clinton

    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:52 AM EDT2017-09-17 15:52:55 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 2:03 AM EDT2017-09-18 06:03:32 GMT
    President Donald Trump has retweeted a mock video that shows him striking a golf ball that _ in the next frame _ seemingly hits Hillary Clinton in the back and knocks her down as she boards a plane.
    President Donald Trump has retweeted a mock video that shows him striking a golf ball that _ in the next frame _ seemingly hits Hillary Clinton in the back and knocks her down as she boards a plane.
  • Fatah welcomes Hamas pledge to try to end Palestinian split

    Fatah welcomes Hamas pledge to try to end Palestinian split

    Sunday, September 17 2017 2:20 AM EDT2017-09-17 06:20:49 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 1:53 AM EDT2017-09-18 05:53:49 GMT
    A senior Fatah leader has welcomed a pledge by the rival group Hamas, after talks with Egypt, to accept key conditions for ending a decade-old Palestinian political and territorial split.
    A senior Fatah leader has welcomed a pledge by the rival group Hamas, after talks with Egypt, to accept key conditions for ending a decade-old Palestinian political and territorial split.
  • Pro-Trump rally draws hundreds, not thousands to Washington

    Pro-Trump rally draws hundreds, not thousands to Washington

    Saturday, September 16 2017 2:32 AM EDT2017-09-16 06:32:03 GMT
    Sunday, September 17 2017 8:44 PM EDT2017-09-18 00:44:31 GMT
    Washington has always been a magnet for protests of all stripes, but Saturday's lineup is particularly intriguing.
    Washington has always been a magnet for protests of all stripes, but Saturday's lineup is particularly intriguing.
  • Friends, family gather to celebrate the life of Dick Gregory

    Friends, family gather to celebrate the life of Dick Gregory

    Sunday, September 17 2017 9:20 AM EDT2017-09-17 13:20:55 GMT
    Sunday, September 17 2017 6:01 PM EDT2017-09-17 22:01:18 GMT
    Friends and family of comedian Dick Gregory gathered at a Maryland church in the suburbs of the nation's capital to celebrate the comedian's life.
    Friends and family of comedian Dick Gregory gathered at a Maryland church in the suburbs of the nation's capital to celebrate the comedian's life.
  • The Latest: UK lowers its national threat level to "severe"

    The Latest: UK lowers its national threat level to "severe"

    Sunday, September 17 2017 6:21 AM EDT2017-09-17 10:21:00 GMT
    Sunday, September 17 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-09-17 20:52:26 GMT
    A senior British minister has renewed criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump for tweeting about the police inquiry into the bombing of a subway train in London.
    A senior British minister has renewed criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump for tweeting about the police inquiry into the bombing of a subway train in London.
  • Prime minister attends gay pride march in a first for Serbia

    Prime minister attends gay pride march in a first for Serbia

    Sunday, September 17 2017 6:00 AM EDT2017-09-17 10:00:50 GMT
    Sunday, September 17 2017 2:51 PM EDT2017-09-17 18:51:07 GMT
    Serbian riot police have cordoned off central Belgrade to protect a gay pride march that for the first time will be attended by a prime minister in the conservative Balkan country.
    Serbian riot police have cordoned off central Belgrade to protect a gay pride march that for the first time will be attended by a prime minister in the conservative Balkan country.
  • The Latest: Black Lives Matter backers speak at Trump rally

    The Latest: Black Lives Matter backers speak at Trump rally

    Saturday, September 16 2017 12:49 PM EDT2017-09-16 16:49:47 GMT
    Sunday, September 17 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-09-17 16:53:01 GMT
    About two dozen protesters have kicked off a day of diverse demonstrations in the nation's capital with a rally demanding that President Donald Trump take strong action against Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
    About two dozen protesters have kicked off a day of diverse demonstrations in the nation's capital with a rally demanding that President Donald Trump take strong action against Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
  • Fed-up Illinois legislators head for the exit in big numbers

    Fed-up Illinois legislators head for the exit in big numbers

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:31 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:31:09 GMT
    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:11 AM EDT2017-09-17 15:11:56 GMT
    Illinois residents aren't the only ones throwing up their hands at the gridlock and increasingly polarized politics that have defined state government in recent years.
    Illinois residents aren't the only ones throwing up their hands at the gridlock and increasingly polarized politics that have defined state government in recent years.
  • Kenya's opposition urges reform of electoral commission

    Kenya's opposition urges reform of electoral commission

    Sunday, September 17 2017 9:31 AM EDT2017-09-17 13:31:11 GMT
    Sunday, September 17 2017 11:03 AM EDT2017-09-17 15:03:08 GMT
    Kenya opposition leader presses for reforms of the electoral commission before repeat of presidential election in Oct.
    Kenya opposition leader presses for reforms of the electoral commission before repeat of presidential election in Oct.
  • Transgender troops can re-enlist in military _ for now

    Transgender troops can re-enlist in military _ for now

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:19:29 GMT
    Sunday, September 17 2017 8:42 AM EDT2017-09-17 12:42:13 GMT
    Sen. John McCain says he's backing a bill that would bar the Pentagon from forcing transgender troops out of the armed forces.
    Sen. John McCain says he's backing a bill that would bar the Pentagon from forcing transgender troops out of the armed forces.
  • California legislators approve 'sanctuary state' bill

    California legislators approve 'sanctuary state' bill

    Saturday, September 16 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-09-16 20:59:38 GMT
    Sunday, September 17 2017 8:42 AM EDT2017-09-17 12:42:12 GMT
    The head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says California's so-called "sanctuary state" bill that would limit police cooperation with federal immigration authorities prioritizes politics over public safety.
    The head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says California's so-called "sanctuary state" bill that would limit police cooperation with federal immigration authorities prioritizes politics over public safety.
  • 2nd night of violence in St. Louis after ex-cop acquitted

    2nd night of violence in St. Louis after ex-cop acquitted

    Saturday, September 16 2017 3:09 AM EDT2017-09-16 07:09:22 GMT
    Sunday, September 17 2017 3:23 AM EDT2017-09-17 07:23:57 GMT
    Activists say they will meet again Saturday to plan further protests after the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man.
    Activists say they will meet again Saturday to plan further protests after the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man.
  • Hamas says it accepts reconciliation demands

    Hamas says it accepts reconciliation demands

    Saturday, September 16 2017 11:10 PM EDT2017-09-17 03:10:39 GMT
    Sunday, September 17 2017 2:01 AM EDT2017-09-17 06:01:34 GMT
    The Hamas militant group says it has accepted all of the conditions demanded by its rival, President Mahmoud Abbas, to clear the way for a reconciliation deal after a 10-year rift.
    The Hamas militant group says it has accepted all of the conditions demanded by its rival, President Mahmoud Abbas, to clear the way for a reconciliation deal after a 10-year rift.
  • Trump to make UN debut with speech offering warmth to allies

    Trump to make UN debut with speech offering warmth to allies

    Saturday, September 16 2017 2:29 AM EDT2017-09-16 06:29:38 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 6:35 PM EDT2017-09-16 22:35:49 GMT
    In his United Nations debut, President Donald Trump will deliver a speech that is expected to offer warmth to U.S. allies and warnings to U.S. adversaries.
    In his United Nations debut, President Donald Trump will deliver a speech that is expected to offer warmth to U.S. allies and warnings to U.S. adversaries.
  • California lawmakers approve presidential primary in March

    California lawmakers approve presidential primary in March

    Saturday, September 16 2017 1:39 AM EDT2017-09-16 05:39:10 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 4:11 PM EDT2017-09-16 20:11:21 GMT
    California lawmakers have voted to move the state's presidential primary three months earlier to give the nation's most populous state more influence in choosing the nominees.
    California lawmakers have voted to move the state's presidential primary three months earlier to give the nation's most populous state more influence in choosing the nominees.
  • Cuba mystery: Even Castro baffled by harm to US diplomats

    Cuba mystery: Even Castro baffled by harm to US diplomats

    Friday, September 15 2017 6:28 AM EDT2017-09-15 10:28:45 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 2:20 PM EDT2017-09-16 18:20:46 GMT
    Cuban leader Raul Castro stepped in personally to deny his government was responsible after the United States demanded answers about a spate of diplomats harmed in Havana.
    Cuban leader Raul Castro stepped in personally to deny his government was responsible after the United States demanded answers about a spate of diplomats harmed in Havana.
  • Bernie Sanders' health care plan puts Democrats on the spot

    Bernie Sanders' health care plan puts Democrats on the spot

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 11:58 AM EDT2017-09-12 15:58:16 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 1:40 PM EDT2017-09-16 17:40:16 GMT
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is declining to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders' universal coverage health care bill.
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is declining to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders' universal coverage health care bill.
  • What's changed with NKorea in 5 weeks since 'fire and fury'

    What's changed with NKorea in 5 weeks since 'fire and fury'

    Friday, September 15 2017 2:29 PM EDT2017-09-15 18:29:11 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 8:21 AM EDT2017-09-16 12:21:48 GMT
    President Donald Trump's national security adviser says the U.S. has a military option for North Korea, but that is not its preferred route.
    President Donald Trump's national security adviser says the U.S. has a military option for North Korea, but that is not its preferred route.
  • Demonized Schumer and Pelosi now deal-makers with Trump

    Demonized Schumer and Pelosi now deal-makers with Trump

    Friday, September 15 2017 3:28 PM EDT2017-09-15 19:28:59 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 8:10 AM EDT2017-09-16 12:10:41 GMT
    Now, President Donald Trump genially calls them Chuck and Nancy.
    Now, President Donald Trump genially calls them Chuck and Nancy.
  • Demonized Schumer and Pelosi now deal-makers with Trump

    Demonized Schumer and Pelosi now deal-makers with Trump

    Saturday, September 16 2017 2:29 AM EDT2017-09-16 06:29:15 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 7:51 AM EDT2017-09-16 11:51:38 GMT
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and his House counterpart, Nancy Pelosi have found their way back to the action after a long eight months in the wilderness for Democrats.
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and his House counterpart, Nancy Pelosi have found their way back to the action after a long eight months in the wilderness for Democrats.
  • Tax cuts quiet once-deafening GOP call for fiscal discipline

    Tax cuts quiet once-deafening GOP call for fiscal discipline

    Saturday, September 16 2017 2:19 AM EDT2017-09-16 06:19:16 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 7:20 AM EDT2017-09-16 11:20:20 GMT
    Tax cuts and calls for billions more for the military quiet once-deafening GOP call for fiscal discipline.
    Tax cuts and calls for billions more for the military quiet once-deafening GOP call for fiscal discipline.
  • Judge: Sessions can't deny grant money for sanctuary cities

    Judge: Sessions can't deny grant money for sanctuary cities

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:49 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:49:31 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 6:30 AM EDT2017-09-16 10:30:33 GMT
    A federal judge has ruled that Attorney General Jeff Sessions cannot follow through with his threat to withhold public safety grant money to Chicago and other U.S cities for refusing to impose tough immigration...
    A federal judge has ruled that Attorney General Jeff Sessions cannot follow through with his threat to withhold public safety grant money to Chicago and other U.S cities for refusing to impose tough immigration policies.
  • How far can you go with English? Just ask Melania Trump

    How far can you go with English? Just ask Melania Trump

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:28 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:28:56 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 3:21 AM EDT2017-09-16 07:21:28 GMT
    How far can you get with a little bit of foreign language? Billboards say just ask Melania Trump.
    How far can you get with a little bit of foreign language? Billboards say just ask Melania Trump.
  • The Latest: London attack highlights need to train US agents

    The Latest: London attack highlights need to train US agents

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:38 AM EDT2017-09-15 08:38:38 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 3:20 AM EDT2017-09-16 07:20:47 GMT
    A commuter whose train had just left the Parsons Green station in southwest London says there was panic after a woman on the platform saw what appeared to be an explosion.
    A commuter whose train had just left the Parsons Green station in southwest London says there was panic after a woman on the platform saw what appeared to be an explosion.
  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Saturday, September 16 2017 2:39 AM EDT2017-09-16 06:39:11 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 2:42 AM EDT2017-09-16 06:42:20 GMT
    Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows.
    Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows.
  • Trump's tough talk on London bomb irks British leader

    Trump's tough talk on London bomb irks British leader

    Friday, September 15 2017 7:19 AM EDT2017-09-15 11:19:15 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 2:32 AM EDT2017-09-16 06:32:23 GMT
    President Donald Trump is calling a fire at a London subway station another attack "by a loser terrorist" and suggesting police there may have missed an opportunity to prevent it.
    President Donald Trump is calling a fire at a London subway station another attack "by a loser terrorist" and suggesting police there may have missed an opportunity to prevent it.
  • Judiciary considers subpoenas for Manafort, FBI officials

    Judiciary considers subpoenas for Manafort, FBI officials

    Friday, September 15 2017 12:09 PM EDT2017-09-15 16:09:54 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 2:32 AM EDT2017-09-16 06:32:07 GMT
    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley is considering issuing subpoenas to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and two FBI officials close to fired director James Comey.
    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley is considering issuing subpoenas to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and two FBI officials close to fired director James Comey.
  • Still no charity money from leftover Trump inaugural funds

    Still no charity money from leftover Trump inaugural funds

    Saturday, September 16 2017 2:29 AM EDT2017-09-16 06:29:27 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 2:32 AM EDT2017-09-16 06:32:00 GMT
    President Donald Trump's inaugural committee has not made any contributions to charity of its leftover funds as promised, despite raising an unprecedented $107 million.
    President Donald Trump's inaugural committee has not made any contributions to charity of its leftover funds as promised, despite raising an unprecedented $107 million.
  • VA data show veteran suicide highest in US West, rural areas

    VA data show veteran suicide highest in US West, rural areas

    Friday, September 15 2017 5:38 PM EDT2017-09-15 21:38:56 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 2:21 AM EDT2017-09-16 06:21:02 GMT
    A new first-of-its kind government study finds suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. and rural areas.
    A new first-of-its kind government study finds suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. and rural areas.
  • In debut at UN, Trump to offer assurances, warnings

    In debut at UN, Trump to offer assurances, warnings

    Friday, September 15 2017 2:38 PM EDT2017-09-15 18:38:53 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 1:49 AM EDT2017-09-16 05:49:19 GMT
    A top U.S. national security official says President Donald Trump will work to build business ties between the U.S. and other nations during the United Nations General Assembly next week.
    A top U.S. national security official says President Donald Trump will work to build business ties between the U.S. and other nations during the United Nations General Assembly next week.
  • Visitor logs at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort remain a mystery

    Visitor logs at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort remain a mystery

    Friday, September 15 2017 1:39 PM EDT2017-09-15 17:39:16 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 10:01 PM EDT2017-09-16 02:01:11 GMT
    They were expecting extensive visitor logs from President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort. Instead, they got a list of 22 Japanese officials who'd joined their country's prime minister at the property during a...
    They were expecting extensive visitor logs from President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort. Instead, they got a list of 22 Japanese officials who'd joined their country's prime minister at the property during a February trip.
  • Still no charity money from leftover Trump inaugural funds

    Still no charity money from leftover Trump inaugural funds

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:48:57 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-09-16 00:49:12 GMT
    President Donald Trump's inaugural committee has not made any contributions to charity of its leftover funds as promised, despite raising an unprecedented $107 million.
    President Donald Trump's inaugural committee has not made any contributions to charity of its leftover funds as promised, despite raising an unprecedented $107 million.
  • Trump demands ESPN apologize for anchor's tweets

    Trump demands ESPN apologize for anchor's tweets

    Friday, September 15 2017 8:38 AM EDT2017-09-15 12:38:52 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-09-16 00:39:33 GMT
    President Donald Trump called on ESPN to apologize days after one of the sports network's anchors called him a "white supremacist" and "bigot.".
    President Donald Trump called on ESPN to apologize days after one of the sports network's anchors called him a "white supremacist" and "bigot.".
  • The Latest: Trump tweets tough talk after London explosion

    The Latest: Trump tweets tough talk after London explosion

    Friday, September 15 2017 7:28 AM EDT2017-09-15 11:28:44 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 8:11 PM EDT2017-09-16 00:11:12 GMT
    President Donald Trump is defending his travel ban targeting six mostly Muslim nations after an incident in London Friday that authorities called terrorism.
    President Donald Trump is defending his travel ban targeting six mostly Muslim nations after an incident in London Friday that authorities called terrorism.
  • UN condemns North Korea's 'highly provocative' missile test

    UN condemns North Korea's 'highly provocative' missile test

    Friday, September 15 2017 2:48 AM EDT2017-09-15 06:48:44 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 8:03 PM EDT2017-09-16 00:03:51 GMT
    North Korea fired a missile over Japan in its longest such flight and a clear message of defiance days after the U.N. Security Council adopted further sanctions.
    North Korea fired a missile over Japan in its longest such flight and a clear message of defiance days after the U.N. Security Council adopted further sanctions.
  • Zinke signs order to expand hunting, fishing on public lands

    Zinke signs order to expand hunting, fishing on public lands

    Friday, September 15 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-09-15 21:39:07 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 7:42 PM EDT2017-09-15 23:42:00 GMT
    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has signed an order to support and expand hunting, fishing and other outdoor recreation opportunities on federal land.
    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has signed an order to support and expand hunting, fishing and other outdoor recreation opportunities on federal land.
  • Justice Department refocuses police reform on fighting crime

    Justice Department refocuses police reform on fighting crime

    Friday, September 15 2017 3:12 PM EDT2017-09-15 19:12:13 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 7:02 PM EDT2017-09-15 23:02:08 GMT
    The Justice Department says it is redoing an Obama-era program that helped troubled police departments build community trust after racially charged encounters.
    The Justice Department says it is redoing an Obama-era program that helped troubled police departments build community trust after racially charged encounters.
  • The Latest: Pentagon allows transgender troops to re-enlist

    The Latest: Pentagon allows transgender troops to re-enlist

    Friday, September 15 2017 6:49 PM EDT2017-09-15 22:49:23 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 6:52 PM EDT2017-09-15 22:52:36 GMT
    New guidance released Friday by the Pentagon makes it clear that any transgender troops currently in the military can re-enlist in the next several months.
    New guidance released Friday by the Pentagon makes it clear that any transgender troops currently in the military can re-enlist in the next several months.
  • Harvard scraps decision to give Chelsea Manning a fellowship

    Harvard scraps decision to give Chelsea Manning a fellowship

    Friday, September 15 2017 8:48 AM EDT2017-09-15 12:48:45 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 6:23 PM EDT2017-09-15 22:23:20 GMT
    Harvard University has reversed its decision to name Chelsea Manning a visiting fellow a day after CIA Director Mike Pompeo scrapped a planned appearance over the designation for Manning, a soldier who was...
    Harvard University has reversed its decision to name Chelsea Manning a visiting fellow a day after CIA Director Mike Pompeo scrapped a planned appearance over the designation for Manning, a soldier who was convicted of leaking classified information.
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