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  • Cheers for McCain, then a speech like impassioned prophet

    Cheers for McCain, then a speech like impassioned prophet

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 4:06 AM EDT2017-07-25 08:06:10 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:37 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:37:24 GMT
    At the twilight of a storied career and battling a brain tumor, Sen. John McCain stands poised to deliver for his party and his president on the issue that's defined the GOP for the past seven years.
    At the twilight of a storied career and battling a brain tumor, Sen. John McCain stands poised to deliver for his party and his president on the issue that's defined the GOP for the past seven years.
  • The Latest: Senate panel drops Manafort subpoena

    The Latest: Senate panel drops Manafort subpoena

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:36 AM EDT2017-07-25 12:36:17 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:36 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:36:48 GMT
    President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner will return to Capitol Hill Tuesday for a second day of private meetings with congressional investigators.
    President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner will return to Capitol Hill Tuesday for a second day of private meetings with congressional investigators.
  • What could happen if Jeff Sessions is pushed out of office?

    What could happen if Jeff Sessions is pushed out of office?

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-07-25 20:56:34 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:36 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:36:46 GMT
    President Donald Trump's withering invective about Jeff Sessions over the last week an effort to pressure the attorney general into resigning with an eye to ending the Justice Department investigation into Russian...
    President Donald Trump's withering invective about Jeff Sessions over the last week an effort to pressure the attorney general into resigning with an eye to ending the Justice Department investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
  • The Latest: Trump cranks up heat on Sessions

    The Latest: Trump cranks up heat on Sessions

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:46 AM EDT2017-07-25 10:46:12 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:36 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:36:42 GMT
    President Donald Trump is keeping up pressure on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, taking to Twitter to accuse him of taking a "VERY WEAK" position on "Hillary Clinton crimes.".
    President Donald Trump is keeping up pressure on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, taking to Twitter to accuse him of taking a "VERY WEAK" position on "Hillary Clinton crimes.".
  • Trump praises veterans in Ohio

    Trump praises veterans in Ohio

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 5:56 PM EDT2017-07-25 21:56:47 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:18 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:18:40 GMT
    President Donald Trump is headed to Ohio for a victory lap with the very voters who put him in office.
    President Donald Trump is headed to Ohio for a victory lap with the very voters who put him in office.
  • Trump ex-campaign chair talks with Senate investigators

    Trump ex-campaign chair talks with Senate investigators

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 3:46 AM EDT2017-07-25 07:46:09 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:17 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:17:18 GMT
    President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner will return to Capitol Hill Tuesday for a second day of private meetings with congressional investigators.
    President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner will return to Capitol Hill Tuesday for a second day of private meetings with congressional investigators.
  • House decisively passes sanctions bill curbing Trump's power

    House decisively passes sanctions bill curbing Trump's power

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 4:26 AM EDT2017-07-25 08:26:17 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 7:30 PM EDT2017-07-25 23:30:35 GMT
    Strong bipartisan support in Congress for Russia sanctions legislation has effectively scuttled the potential for a veto by President Donald Trump.
    Strong bipartisan support in Congress for Russia sanctions legislation has effectively scuttled the potential for a veto by President Donald Trump.
  • The Latest: House passes Russia sanctions bill by big margin

    The Latest: House passes Russia sanctions bill by big margin

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 5:46 PM EDT2017-07-25 21:46:43 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 7:19 PM EDT2017-07-25 23:19:48 GMT
    The GOP-led House has voted overwhelmingly to approve legislation hitting Russia with new financial sanctions.
    The GOP-led House has voted overwhelmingly to approve legislation hitting Russia with new financial sanctions.
  • Minneapolis police shooting tests mayor as re-election looms

    Minneapolis police shooting tests mayor as re-election looms

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 5:56 PM EDT2017-07-25 21:56:39 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:51 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:51:02 GMT
    The fatal shooting death of an Australian woman in Minneapolis could factor into the city's looming mayoral election as police-community relations again spill into local politics.
    The fatal shooting death of an Australian woman in Minneapolis could factor into the city's looming mayoral election as police-community relations again spill into local politics.
  • Trump cranks up heat on Sessions, says "time will tell" fate

    Trump cranks up heat on Sessions, says "time will tell" fate

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 4:26 AM EDT2017-07-25 08:26:12 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:31 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:31:41 GMT
    AP sources: Trump speaks to advisers about firing Sessions, refers to attorney general as 'beleaguered'.
    AP sources: Trump speaks to advisers about firing Sessions, refers to attorney general as 'beleaguered'.
  • Libyan rivals agree in France to cease-fire, elections

    Libyan rivals agree in France to cease-fire, elections

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 4:06 AM EDT2017-07-25 08:06:34 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-07-25 19:56:34 GMT
    President Emmanuel Macron is hosting a meeting of the two main rival leaders of chaotic Libya, trying to play peacemaker in a country where the stakes are high for Europe and Africa.
    President Emmanuel Macron is hosting a meeting of the two main rival leaders of chaotic Libya, trying to play peacemaker in a country where the stakes are high for Europe and Africa.
  • The Latest: France's Macron hails 'courage' of Libyan rivals

    The Latest: France's Macron hails 'courage' of Libyan rivals

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:16 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:16:27 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 2:18 PM EDT2017-07-25 18:18:13 GMT
    President Emmanuel Macron is hosting a meeting of the two main rival leaders of chaotic Libya, trying to play peacemaker in a country where the stakes are high for Europe and Africa.
    President Emmanuel Macron is hosting a meeting of the two main rival leaders of chaotic Libya, trying to play peacemaker in a country where the stakes are high for Europe and Africa.
  • 4 meetings with Russians disclosed by Jared Kushner

    4 meetings with Russians disclosed by Jared Kushner

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 4:36 AM EDT2017-07-25 08:36:14 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:39 AM EDT2017-07-25 15:39:06 GMT
    4 meetings with Russians that President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, disclosed in a statement to members of Congress.
    4 meetings with Russians that President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, disclosed in a statement to members of Congress.
  • McCain's return, heavy with drama for "Obamacare" repeal

    McCain's return, heavy with drama for "Obamacare" repeal

    Monday, July 24 2017 10:56 PM EDT2017-07-25 02:56:03 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-07-25 08:17:34 GMT
    At the twilight of a storied career, Sen. John McCain may be poised to rescue the GOP campaign to repeal and replace "Obamacare" despite a recent brain tumor diagnosis.
    At the twilight of a storied career, Sen. John McCain may be poised to rescue the GOP campaign to repeal and replace "Obamacare" despite a recent brain tumor diagnosis.
  • No Russia collusion, 'nothing to hide,' Kushner tells Senate

    No Russia collusion, 'nothing to hide,' Kushner tells Senate

    Monday, July 24 2017 3:15 AM EDT2017-07-24 07:15:32 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 3:59 AM EDT2017-07-25 07:59:22 GMT
    Congressional investigators probing Russia's meddling in the U.S. election will this week have their first opportunity to hear from someone in President Donald Trump's innermost circle: son-in-law Jared Kushner.
    Congressional investigators probing Russia's meddling in the U.S. election will this week have their first opportunity to hear from someone in President Donald Trump's innermost circle: son-in-law Jared Kushner.
  • Promising 'A Better Deal,' Democrats try to rebrand party

    Promising 'A Better Deal,' Democrats try to rebrand party

    Monday, July 24 2017 6:25 AM EDT2017-07-24 10:25:44 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 3:56 AM EDT2017-07-25 07:56:38 GMT
    Democrats are trying to bounce back from their November election losses and rebrand themselves, rolling out a populist new message under the headline "A Better Deal.".
    Democrats are trying to bounce back from their November election losses and rebrand themselves, rolling out a populist new message under the headline "A Better Deal.".
  • Judge clears way for Trump commission to collect voter data

    Judge clears way for Trump commission to collect voter data

    Monday, July 24 2017 3:18 PM EDT2017-07-24 19:18:45 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 12:07 AM EDT2017-07-25 04:07:55 GMT
    A federal judge has cleared the way for President Donald Trump's commission on election fraud to resume collecting detailed voter information from the states.
    A federal judge has cleared the way for President Donald Trump's commission on election fraud to resume collecting detailed voter information from the states.
  • Security forces shut Maldives Parliament, leading to clashes

    Security forces shut Maldives Parliament, leading to clashes

    Monday, July 24 2017 1:27 PM EDT2017-07-24 17:27:12 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 11:17 PM EDT2017-07-25 03:17:24 GMT
    The Maldivian opposition party says some opposition lawmakers have stormed the parliament compound after it was padlocked by military members in a bid to prevent lawmakers from voting to impeach the parliamentary...
    The Maldivian opposition party says some opposition lawmakers have stormed the parliament compound after it was padlocked by military members in a bid to prevent lawmakers from voting to impeach the parliamentary speaker.
  • The Latest: Democrats offer 'Better Deal' in populist pitch

    The Latest: Democrats offer 'Better Deal' in populist pitch

    Monday, July 24 2017 1:35 PM EDT2017-07-24 17:35:52 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 6:49 PM EDT2017-07-24 22:49:04 GMT
    Democrats are trying to bounce back from their November election losses and rebrand themselves, rolling out a populist new message under the headline "A Better Deal.".
    Democrats are trying to bounce back from their November election losses and rebrand themselves, rolling out a populist new message under the headline "A Better Deal.".
  • The Latest: Trump's son-in-law denies colluding with Russia

    The Latest: Trump's son-in-law denies colluding with Russia

    Monday, July 24 2017 6:15 AM EDT2017-07-24 10:15:35 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 6:50 PM EDT2017-07-24 22:50:17 GMT
    President Donald Trump's son-in-law says that he only had four contacts with Russians during the campaign and presidential transition and that none of them were improper.
    President Donald Trump's son-in-law says that he only had four contacts with Russians during the campaign and presidential transition and that none of them were improper.
  • 4 meetings with Russians disclosed by Jared Kushner

    4 meetings with Russians disclosed by Jared Kushner

    Monday, July 24 2017 11:36 AM EDT2017-07-24 15:36:08 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 6:40 PM EDT2017-07-24 22:40:49 GMT
    4 meetings with Russians that President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, disclosed in a statement to members of Congress.
    4 meetings with Russians that President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, disclosed in a statement to members of Congress.
  • Dramatic Scalise shooting audio appears in ad for Senate bid

    Dramatic Scalise shooting audio appears in ad for Senate bid

    Monday, July 24 2017 1:05 PM EDT2017-07-24 17:05:59 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 6:40 PM EDT2017-07-24 22:40:25 GMT
    Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks is using audio of last month's shooting involving GOP Whip Steve Scalise and other Republican congressmen in a campaign ad touting his support for gun rights.
    Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks is using audio of last month's shooting involving GOP Whip Steve Scalise and other Republican congressmen in a campaign ad touting his support for gun rights.
  • Albania's new president is sworn in, vows to back democracy

    Albania's new president is sworn in, vows to back democracy

    Monday, July 24 2017 2:15 PM EDT2017-07-24 18:15:56 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 3:17 PM EDT2017-07-24 19:17:43 GMT
    Albania's new president has sworn in at the parliament convened in an extraordinary session.
    Albania's new president has sworn in at the parliament convened in an extraordinary session.
  • East Timor's main parties able to form gov't but lose ground

    East Timor's main parties able to form gov't but lose ground

    Sunday, July 23 2017 10:51 PM EDT2017-07-24 02:51:13 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 2:36 PM EDT2017-07-24 18:36:06 GMT
    East Timor's two main political parties won enough votes in a weekend election to form another national unity government but lost ground to opposition forces in a sign of frustration with the economy.
    East Timor's two main political parties won enough votes in a weekend election to form another national unity government but lost ground to opposition forces in a sign of frustration with the economy.
  • France bringing top Libyan rivals together in new initiative

    France bringing top Libyan rivals together in new initiative

    Monday, July 24 2017 5:35 AM EDT2017-07-24 09:35:47 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 12:37 PM EDT2017-07-24 16:37:21 GMT
    The office of French President Emmanuel Macron says he is bringing together this week outside Paris two Libyan leaders, and rivals, to try to "contribute to an end to the Libyan crisis.".
    The office of French President Emmanuel Macron says he is bringing together this week outside Paris two Libyan leaders, and rivals, to try to "contribute to an end to the Libyan crisis.".
  • IMF warms to eurozone economy amid lower political risks

    IMF warms to eurozone economy amid lower political risks

    Monday, July 24 2017 5:25 AM EDT2017-07-24 09:25:33 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 11:36 AM EDT2017-07-24 15:36:27 GMT
    A closely watched survey shows that the economic recovery across the 19-country eurozone cooled slightly in July but remains at relatively high levels historically.
    A closely watched survey shows that the economic recovery across the 19-country eurozone cooled slightly in July but remains at relatively high levels historically.
  • New al-Shabab video calls Trump 'brainless billionaire'

    New al-Shabab video calls Trump 'brainless billionaire'

    Monday, July 24 2017 5:55 AM EDT2017-07-24 09:55:38 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 10:38 AM EDT2017-07-24 14:38:19 GMT
    New al-Shabab video calls Trump 'brainless billionaire' as US, others step up military efforts.
    New al-Shabab video calls Trump 'brainless billionaire' as US, others step up military efforts.
  • Contest winner disqualified over pro-Trump Instagram post

    Contest winner disqualified over pro-Trump Instagram post

    Sunday, July 23 2017 2:21 PM EDT2017-07-23 18:21:07 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 8:56 AM EDT2017-07-24 12:56:55 GMT
    A Kansas woman who won a national contest says she was disqualified because of her Instagram post supporting Donald Trump's presidential candidacy.
    A Kansas woman who won a national contest says she was disqualified because of her Instagram post supporting Donald Trump's presidential candidacy.
  • White House indicates Trump would sign new sanctions bill

    White House indicates Trump would sign new sanctions bill

    Sunday, July 23 2017 12:21 PM EDT2017-07-23 16:21:01 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 3:46 AM EDT2017-07-24 07:46:05 GMT
    Trump, GOP-led Congress on a possible collision course over a Russia sanctions package that demands Congress' permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties to be leveled against Moscow.
    Trump, GOP-led Congress on a possible collision course over a Russia sanctions package that demands Congress' permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties to be leveled against Moscow.
  • Pelosi urges Dems to oppose intel bill over expedited rule

    Pelosi urges Dems to oppose intel bill over expedited rule

    Sunday, July 23 2017 11:31 PM EDT2017-07-24 03:31:17 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 3:37 AM EDT2017-07-24 07:37:18 GMT
    Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is urging House Democrats to oppose the relatively routine intelligence authorization bill, complaining that Republicans are rushing it without a full and open debate on issues.
    Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is urging House Democrats to oppose the relatively routine intelligence authorization bill, complaining that Republicans are rushing it without a full and open debate on issues.
  • Lawmakers herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

    Lawmakers herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

    Saturday, July 22 2017 11:20 AM EDT2017-07-22 15:20:30 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 1:42 AM EDT2017-07-24 05:42:45 GMT
    A senior House Democrat says congressional negotiators have reached agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package, paving the way for passage of the popular bill before Congress departs for the August recess.
    A senior House Democrat says congressional negotiators have reached agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package, paving the way for passage of the popular bill before Congress departs for the August recess.
  • Trump asserts all agree he has 'complete power' to pardon

    Trump asserts all agree he has 'complete power' to pardon

    Saturday, July 22 2017 10:10 AM EDT2017-07-22 14:10:11 GMT
    Sunday, July 23 2017 10:41 PM EDT2017-07-24 02:41:19 GMT
    President Donald trump has fired off a volley of early morning tweets that again showed how furious he remains over multiple investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
    President Donald trump has fired off a volley of early morning tweets that again showed how furious he remains over multiple investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
  • Russian ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak ends his term

    Russian ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak ends his term

    Sunday, July 23 2017 8:40 AM EDT2017-07-23 12:40:50 GMT
    Sunday, July 23 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-07-23 20:21:50 GMT
    Russia ambassador to the United States, a prominent figure in the controversy over Russia's possible involvement in the presidential election, has ended his assignment.
    Russia ambassador to the United States, a prominent figure in the controversy over Russia's possible involvement in the presidential election, has ended his assignment.
  • Virginia governor's debate revolves around 'dangerous' Trump

    Virginia governor's debate revolves around 'dangerous' Trump

    Saturday, July 22 2017 1:02 PM EDT2017-07-22 17:02:58 GMT
    Sunday, July 23 2017 1:02 PM EDT2017-07-23 17:02:18 GMT
    The two major party candidates in Virginia's closely watched race for governor clash at their opening debate over Trump, health care, immigration, and social issues.
    The two major party candidates in Virginia's closely watched race for governor clash at their opening debate over Trump, health care, immigration, and social issues.
  • California governor turns to housing, rail after climate win

    California governor turns to housing, rail after climate win

    Saturday, July 22 2017 12:21 PM EDT2017-07-22 16:21:59 GMT
    Sunday, July 23 2017 10:01 AM EDT2017-07-23 14:01:50 GMT
    Gov. Jerry Brown's plea to lawmakers to renew California's signature climate change law proved fruitful, bolstering his credibility as a world climate leader.
    Gov. Jerry Brown's plea to lawmakers to renew California's signature climate change law proved fruitful, bolstering his credibility as a world climate leader.
  • Protests across Poland over law to control judiciary

    Protests across Poland over law to control judiciary

    Saturday, July 22 2017 6:20 AM EDT2017-07-22 10:20:07 GMT
    Sunday, July 23 2017 6:02 AM EDT2017-07-23 10:02:03 GMT
    The spokesman for Poland's president says the leader sees flaws in contentious legislation adopted by the Senate that gives politicians significant influence over the nation's top court.
    The spokesman for Poland's president says the leader sees flaws in contentious legislation adopted by the Senate that gives politicians significant influence over the nation's top court.
  • The Latest: Trump lawyer says there's no pardon discussion

    The Latest: Trump lawyer says there's no pardon discussion

    Saturday, July 22 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-07-23 00:50:42 GMT
    Sunday, July 23 2017 5:42 AM EDT2017-07-23 09:42:42 GMT
    In a barrage of tweets, Trump asserts he has "complete power" to issue pardons _ and defends his son and takes a swipe at Hillary Clinton.
    In a barrage of tweets, Trump asserts he has "complete power" to issue pardons _ and defends his son and takes a swipe at Hillary Clinton.
  • Bush, Cuban: Trump dragging down GOP, billionaires

    Bush, Cuban: Trump dragging down GOP, billionaires

    Saturday, July 22 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-07-22 22:00:30 GMT
    Sunday, July 23 2017 12:42 AM EDT2017-07-23 04:42:19 GMT
    Critics: President Donald Trump's performance in the White House is making it harder for Republicans _ and billionaires _ in the coming elections.
    Critics: President Donald Trump's performance in the White House is making it harder for Republicans _ and billionaires _ in the coming elections.
  • Venezuelans protest Maduro's plan to rewrite constitution

    Venezuelans protest Maduro's plan to rewrite constitution

    Saturday, July 22 2017 12:21 PM EDT2017-07-22 16:21:04 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 9:22 PM EDT2017-07-23 01:22:04 GMT
    Thousands are gathering in the Venezuelan capital for a march toward the embattled nation's Supreme Court in an escalating push to stop President Nicolas Maduro from proceeding with his plans to rewrite the...
    Thousands are gathering in the Venezuelan capital for a march toward the embattled nation's Supreme Court in an escalating push to stop President Nicolas Maduro from proceeding with his plans to rewrite the constitution.
  • Trump Jr., Manafort may be interviewed privately by senators

    Trump Jr., Manafort may be interviewed privately by senators

    Saturday, July 22 2017 3:20 AM EDT2017-07-22 07:20:39 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 2:41 PM EDT2017-07-22 18:41:05 GMT
    Avoiding subpoenas to testify before Congress, Trump Jr. and Manafort consider undergoing private interviews with Senate investigators.
    Avoiding subpoenas to testify before Congress, Trump Jr. and Manafort consider undergoing private interviews with Senate investigators.
  • The Latest: Senators update plans for Trump Jr., Manafort

    The Latest: Senators update plans for Trump Jr., Manafort

    Saturday, July 22 2017 7:10 AM EDT2017-07-22 11:10:07 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 11:21 AM EDT2017-07-22 15:21:58 GMT
    President Donald Trump is complaining about a Washington Post report that the Russian ambassador to the U.S. said he discussed election-related issues with U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions when the men met during the 2016...
    President Donald Trump is complaining about a Washington Post report that the Russian ambassador to the U.S. said he discussed election-related issues with U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions when the men met during the 2016 presidential race.
  • Trump Jr., Manafort in talks with Senate panel

    Trump Jr., Manafort in talks with Senate panel

    Friday, July 21 2017 3:28 AM EDT2017-07-21 07:28:23 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 3:23 AM EDT2017-07-22 07:23:19 GMT
    President Donald Trump's legal team is evaluating potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team.
    President Donald Trump's legal team is evaluating potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team.
  • Former Trump adviser Flynn consulting again, says brother

    Former Trump adviser Flynn consulting again, says brother

    Friday, July 21 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-07-21 18:28:39 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 10:13 PM EDT2017-07-22 02:13:33 GMT
    Embattled former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has opened a new consulting firm called Resilient Patriot, LLC to advise private equity firms, according to one of his brothers.
    Embattled former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has opened a new consulting firm called Resilient Patriot, LLC to advise private equity firms, according to one of his brothers.
  • Former spy officials criticize Trump's stance on Russia

    Former spy officials criticize Trump's stance on Russia

    Friday, July 21 2017 7:58 PM EDT2017-07-21 23:58:59 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-07-22 00:39:13 GMT
    Two former top intelligence officials are harshly criticizing President Donald Trump for not standing up to Russia for meddling in the presidential election.
    Two former top intelligence officials are harshly criticizing President Donald Trump for not standing up to Russia for meddling in the presidential election.
  • The Latest: Kislyak says he and Sessions discussed campaign

    The Latest: Kislyak says he and Sessions discussed campaign

    Friday, July 21 2017 8:48 AM EDT2017-07-21 12:48:55 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 8:13 PM EDT2017-07-22 00:13:21 GMT
    White House aide Kellyanne Conway says it's only fair to expose any conflicts of interest of the people helping Robert Mueller examine Russia's interference in the 2016 election and possible ties to the Trump...
    White House aide Kellyanne Conway says it's only fair to expose any conflicts of interest of the people helping Robert Mueller examine Russia's interference in the 2016 election and possible ties to the Trump campaign.
  • Venezuela power struggle intensifies in Supreme Court battle

    Venezuela power struggle intensifies in Supreme Court battle

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:38 AM EDT2017-07-21 15:38:55 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 7:59 PM EDT2017-07-21 23:59:54 GMT
    Venezuela's chief prosecutor says a 15-year-old boy and a 34-year-old man are the latest victims killed during anti-government demonstrations, bringing the number killed during a 24-hour nationwide strike to four.
    Venezuela's chief prosecutor says a 15-year-old boy and a 34-year-old man are the latest victims killed during anti-government demonstrations, bringing the number killed during a 24-hour nationwide strike to four.
  • Former McCain rival suggests he resign because of cancer

    Former McCain rival suggests he resign because of cancer

    Friday, July 21 2017 7:11 PM EDT2017-07-21 23:11:18 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 7:51 PM EDT2017-07-21 23:51:26 GMT
    An Arizona Republican who tried to oust Sen. John McCain last year is suggesting that he resign because he's been diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer.
    An Arizona Republican who tried to oust Sen. John McCain last year is suggesting that he resign because he's been diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer.
  • Kentucky told to pay attorney fees in same-sex marriage case

    Kentucky told to pay attorney fees in same-sex marriage case

    Friday, July 21 2017 12:48 PM EDT2017-07-21 16:48:36 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 3:29 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:29:10 GMT
    Judge: Kentucky must pay more than $220,000 in attorneys' fees for clerk who refused marriage licenses for gay couples.
    Judge: Kentucky must pay more than $220,000 in attorneys' fees for clerk who refused marriage licenses for gay couples.
  • Despite cancer diagnosis, McCain says, 'I'll be back soon'

    Despite cancer diagnosis, McCain says, 'I'll be back soon'

    Thursday, July 20 2017 3:58 AM EDT2017-07-20 07:58:24 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 1:05 PM EDT2017-07-21 17:05:20 GMT
    Doctors say Arizona Sen. John McCain has a brain tumor associated with a blood clot that was removed last week.
    Doctors say Arizona Sen. John McCain has a brain tumor associated with a blood clot that was removed last week.
  • Cancer, working from bed all part of long McCain chronicles

    Cancer, working from bed all part of long McCain chronicles

    Friday, July 21 2017 3:50 AM EDT2017-07-21 07:50:30 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 12:02 PM EDT2017-07-21 16:02:00 GMT
    Cancer, working from bed all part of long McCain chronicles.
    Cancer, working from bed all part of long McCain chronicles.
  • German president OKs gay marriage law, takes effect in fall

    German president OKs gay marriage law, takes effect in fall

    Friday, July 21 2017 9:30 AM EDT2017-07-21 13:30:31 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 9:40 AM EDT2017-07-21 13:40:25 GMT
    Germany's president has signed legislation legalizing gay marriage, paving the way for it to take effect this fall.
    Germany's president has signed legislation legalizing gay marriage, paving the way for it to take effect this fall.
  • GOP leaders plan Tuesday health vote, it's an uphill climb

    GOP leaders plan Tuesday health vote, it's an uphill climb

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:08 AM EDT2017-07-20 08:08:00 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 9:30 AM EDT2017-07-21 13:30:15 GMT
    Republican senators are hunkering down for a last-ditch attempt to prevent their own divisions from pushing their health care bill to oblivion.
    Republican senators are hunkering down for a last-ditch attempt to prevent their own divisions from pushing their health care bill to oblivion.
  • Layoffs begin at Carrier plant that drew Trump's criticism

    Layoffs begin at Carrier plant that drew Trump's criticism

    Thursday, July 20 2017 6:02 PM EDT2017-07-20 22:02:51 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 8:23 AM EDT2017-07-21 12:23:16 GMT
    More than 300 Carrier Corp. workers are working their final day at the company's Indianapolis factory as part of an outsourcing of jobs to Mexico that drew criticism last year from then-presidential candidate...
    More than 300 Carrier Corp. workers are working their final day at the company's Indianapolis factory as part of an outsourcing of jobs to Mexico that drew criticism last year from then-presidential candidate Donald Trump.
  • Cancer isn't silencing McCain in career's latest chapter

    Cancer isn't silencing McCain in career's latest chapter

    Thursday, July 20 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-07-20 22:08:11 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 3:48 AM EDT2017-07-21 07:48:57 GMT
    Cancer, calls to Graham, work from bed latest chapters in McCain chronicles.
    Cancer, calls to Graham, work from bed latest chapters in McCain chronicles.
  • Publicly assailed by Trump, Sessions says he's staying on

    Publicly assailed by Trump, Sessions says he's staying on

    Thursday, July 20 2017 3:37 AM EDT2017-07-20 07:37:57 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 3:39 AM EDT2017-07-21 07:39:15 GMT
    Trump's extraordinary public denouncement of AG Sessions reflects long-simmering frustration with one of his staunchest allies.
    Trump's extraordinary public denouncement of AG Sessions reflects long-simmering frustration with one of his staunchest allies.
  • Even with Trump warning, Mueller likely to probe finances

    Even with Trump warning, Mueller likely to probe finances

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:08 AM EDT2017-07-20 09:08:00 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 2:00 AM EDT2017-07-21 06:00:07 GMT
    Members of the Trump campaign's inner circle are being called before Senate committees next week to talk about the 2016 election.
    Members of the Trump campaign's inner circle are being called before Senate committees next week to talk about the 2016 election.
  • The Latest: Despite criticism, Sessions says he's staying on

    The Latest: Despite criticism, Sessions says he's staying on

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:08 AM EDT2017-07-20 14:08:09 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:58 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:58:20 GMT
    Sen. Rand Paul is agreeing with President Donald Trump that Attorney General Jeff Sessions shouldn't have recused himself from the federal probe into whether Trump's campaign got Russian help in last year's election.
    Sen. Rand Paul is agreeing with President Donald Trump that Attorney General Jeff Sessions shouldn't have recused himself from the federal probe into whether Trump's campaign got Russian help in last year's election.
  • Trump's envoy picks hesitate on question of Russian meddling

    Trump's envoy picks hesitate on question of Russian meddling

    Thursday, July 20 2017 3:30 PM EDT2017-07-20 19:30:05 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 6:15 PM EDT2017-07-20 22:15:28 GMT
    Several of President Donald Trump's nominees for key ambassador posts are declining to say unequivocally whether Russia sought to meddle in the election.
    Several of President Donald Trump's nominees for key ambassador posts are declining to say unequivocally whether Russia sought to meddle in the election.
  • The Latest: Poland prime minister defends courts legislation

    The Latest: Poland prime minister defends courts legislation

    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:18 AM EDT2017-07-20 13:18:31 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:23 PM EDT2017-07-20 21:23:02 GMT
    Polish lawmakers have voted to approve a contentious law that gives control of the top court to politicians instead of judges.
    Polish lawmakers have voted to approve a contentious law that gives control of the top court to politicians instead of judges.
  • Senate confirms judge who equated abortion with slavery

    Senate confirms judge who equated abortion with slavery

    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:58 PM EDT2017-07-20 16:58:37 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 3:19 PM EDT2017-07-20 19:19:40 GMT
    The Senate has confirmed a Kentucky lawyer who once equated abortion and slavery to a lifetime appointment on the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
    The Senate has confirmed a Kentucky lawyer who once equated abortion and slavery to a lifetime appointment on the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • By embracing Russia, Trump bumps up against top advisers

    By embracing Russia, Trump bumps up against top advisers

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:08 AM EDT2017-07-20 09:08:08 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:41 PM EDT2017-07-20 16:41:05 GMT
    President Donald Trump's persistent overtures toward Russia are placing him increasingly at odds with his national security and foreign policy advisers, who have long urged a more cautious approach to dealing with...
    President Donald Trump's persistent overtures toward Russia are placing him increasingly at odds with his national security and foreign policy advisers, who have long urged a more cautious approach to dealing with the foreign adversary.
  • Thousands rally in Moldova as Parliament approves voting law

    Thousands rally in Moldova as Parliament approves voting law

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:40 AM EDT2017-07-20 14:40:27 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:48 AM EDT2017-07-20 14:48:12 GMT
    Thousands of people have rallied outside Moldova's Parliament as lawmakers approved a law that would change the electoral system.
    Thousands of people have rallied outside Moldova's Parliament as lawmakers approved a law that would change the electoral system.
  • House GOP defiant on health bill amid Senate uncertainty

    House GOP defiant on health bill amid Senate uncertainty

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:38 AM EDT2017-07-20 08:38:06 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:41 AM EDT2017-07-20 14:41:32 GMT
    Vulnerable House Republicans are defiant in their support for an unpopular health bill that collapsed in the Senate.
    Vulnerable House Republicans are defiant in their support for an unpopular health bill that collapsed in the Senate.
  • Trump campaign inner circle called before Senate committees

    Trump campaign inner circle called before Senate committees

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:48 AM EDT2017-07-20 08:48:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:58 AM EDT2017-07-20 08:58:07 GMT
    Members of the Trump campaign's inner circle are being called before Senate committees next week to talk about the 2016 election.
    Members of the Trump campaign's inner circle are being called before Senate committees next week to talk about the 2016 election.
  • The Latest: 3 top Trump insiders to talk to Senate panels

    The Latest: 3 top Trump insiders to talk to Senate panels

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 12:27 PM EDT2017-07-19 16:27:36 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:49 AM EDT2017-07-20 08:49:54 GMT
    Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr says he is not going to the White House while his panel is investigating Russian election meddling and ties to the Trump campaign.
    Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr says he is not going to the White House while his panel is investigating Russian election meddling and ties to the Trump campaign.
  • Trump's embrace of Russia making top advisers wary

    Trump's embrace of Russia making top advisers wary

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 3:57 AM EDT2017-07-19 07:57:31 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:30 AM EDT2017-07-20 08:30:21 GMT
    President Donald Trump had another, previously undisclosed conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Germany this month.
    President Donald Trump had another, previously undisclosed conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Germany this month.
  • 'I'm your boss': French military chief quits in Macron spat

    'I'm your boss': French military chief quits in Macron spat

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 4:37 AM EDT2017-07-19 08:37:20 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:29 AM EDT2017-07-20 08:29:50 GMT
    France's military chief has quit over a dispute with President Emmanuel Macron over budget cuts, in a new challenge to Macron's administration and his economic reforms.
    France's military chief has quit over a dispute with President Emmanuel Macron over budget cuts, in a new challenge to Macron's administration and his economic reforms.
  • Doctors: Sen. John McCain has brain tumor

    Doctors: Sen. John McCain has brain tumor

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:28 PM EDT2017-07-20 00:28:36 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 3:59 AM EDT2017-07-20 07:59:55 GMT
    Doctors say Arizona Sen. John McCain has a brain tumor associated with a blood clot that was removed last week.
    Doctors say Arizona Sen. John McCain has a brain tumor associated with a blood clot that was removed last week.
  • Trump campaign inner circle called before Senate committees

    Trump campaign inner circle called before Senate committees

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:47 AM EDT2017-07-19 12:47:38 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 3:38 AM EDT2017-07-20 07:38:19 GMT
    The Russian lawyer who met with President Donald Trump's eldest son during the election campaign says she's ready to testify before the U.S. Senate.
    The Russian lawyer who met with President Donald Trump's eldest son during the election campaign says she's ready to testify before the U.S. Senate.
  • Kelly: States should ask feds for help to secure elections

    Kelly: States should ask feds for help to secure elections

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:37 PM EDT2017-07-20 00:37:59 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-07-20 03:49:05 GMT
    Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says states should not be wary of asking for the federal government's help to strengthen election systems in light of Russian meddling in last year's election.
    Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says states should not be wary of asking for the federal government's help to strengthen election systems in light of Russian meddling in last year's election.
  • Trump declines invitation to speak at NAACP convention

    Trump declines invitation to speak at NAACP convention

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 5:47 PM EDT2017-07-19 21:47:51 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:48 PM EDT2017-07-20 03:48:49 GMT
    The White House says President Donald Trump has declined an invitation to speak at the NAACP's annual convention next week in Baltimore.
    The White House says President Donald Trump has declined an invitation to speak at the NAACP's annual convention next week in Baltimore.
  • AP FACT CHECK: On a doubt voiced about 2016 election result

    AP FACT CHECK: On a doubt voiced about 2016 election result

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 7:28 PM EDT2017-07-19 23:28:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 10:09 PM EDT2017-07-20 02:09:07 GMT
    AP FACT CHECK: The vice chairman of Trump's voting commission casts doubt on popular vote margins in 2016 presidential race although certified results show Hillary Clinton received nearly 2.9 million more votes...
    AP FACT CHECK: The vice chairman of Trump's voting commission casts doubt on popular vote margins in 2016 presidential race although certified results show Hillary Clinton received nearly 2.9 million more votes than Trump.
  • Trump says he wants voter fraud commission to have open mind

    Trump says he wants voter fraud commission to have open mind

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 10:17 AM EDT2017-07-19 14:17:28 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 9:28 PM EDT2017-07-20 01:28:21 GMT
    President Donald Trump's voter integrity commission is meeting for the first time amid outrage over its request for extensive personal voter data.
    President Donald Trump's voter integrity commission is meeting for the first time amid outrage over its request for extensive personal voter data.
  • Trump pulls out props for latest 'theme week'

    Trump pulls out props for latest 'theme week'

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-07-19 08:17:19 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 7:40 PM EDT2017-07-19 23:40:02 GMT
    Seeking to shift attention from Russia and health care struggles, President Donald Trump pulled out all the stops _ and props.
    Seeking to shift attention from Russia and health care struggles, President Donald Trump pulled out all the stops _ and props.
  • Missouri GOP coalesce around Hawley to challenge McCaskill

    Missouri GOP coalesce around Hawley to challenge McCaskill

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 1:47 PM EDT2017-07-19 17:47:45 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-07-19 23:00:30 GMT
    Missouri Republicans are coalescing around Attorney General Josh Hawley as their favored candidate to challenge veteran Democratic U.S. Sen. Clair McCaskill in 2018.
    Missouri Republicans are coalescing around Attorney General Josh Hawley as their favored candidate to challenge veteran Democratic U.S. Sen. Clair McCaskill in 2018.
  • In fallout over health care collapse, it's GOP vs. GOP

    In fallout over health care collapse, it's GOP vs. GOP

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 5:07 AM EDT2017-07-19 09:07:21 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 6:22 PM EDT2017-07-19 22:22:42 GMT
    Republicans are expressing embarrassment, fear and frustration as party leaders concede that their years-long promise to erase much of Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act is all but dead.
    Republicans are expressing embarrassment, fear and frustration as party leaders concede that their years-long promise to erase much of Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act is all but dead.
  • The Latest: Kobach questions Clinton's popular vote win

    The Latest: Kobach questions Clinton's popular vote win

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:57 AM EDT2017-07-19 15:57:30 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-07-19 21:00:29 GMT
    Vice President Mike Pence says the President Donald Trump's voter integrity commission will perform a "non-partisan" service for the American people.
    Vice President Mike Pence says the President Donald Trump's voter integrity commission will perform a "non-partisan" service for the American people.
  • Foul! NJ gov Christie catches ball at Mets game, gets booed

    Foul! NJ gov Christie catches ball at Mets game, gets booed

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 9:01 PM EDT2017-07-19 01:01:12 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 12:30 PM EDT2017-07-19 16:30:51 GMT
    Fans at the Cardinals-Mets game cheered when a man neatly caught a foul ball at Citi Field, until they realized it was New Jersey governor Chris Christie.
    Fans at the Cardinals-Mets game cheered when a man neatly caught a foul ball at Citi Field, until they realized it was New Jersey governor Chris Christie.
  • Trump to nominate Jon Huntsman as US ambassador to Russia

    Trump to nominate Jon Huntsman as US ambassador to Russia

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 7:27 PM EDT2017-07-18 23:27:06 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 4:18 AM EDT2017-07-19 08:18:48 GMT
    President Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman to be U.S. ambassador to Russia.
    President Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman to be U.S. ambassador to Russia.
  • Cautious Kansas Sen. Moran steps into health law spotlight

    Cautious Kansas Sen. Moran steps into health law spotlight

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 7:17 PM EDT2017-07-18 23:17:18 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 4:18 AM EDT2017-07-19 08:18:46 GMT
    Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran is a solid Republican stalwart who had a reputation for caution before he helped torpedo the latest Senate GOP plan for overhauling health care.
    Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran is a solid Republican stalwart who had a reputation for caution before he helped torpedo the latest Senate GOP plan for overhauling health care.
  • Lawyer: Russian developer's staffer also at Trump Tower meet

    Lawyer: Russian developer's staffer also at Trump Tower meet

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 1:27 PM EDT2017-07-18 17:27:12 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 3:18 AM EDT2017-07-19 07:18:16 GMT
    A lawyer for a Russian developer says a U.S.-based employee of the company was the eighth person at a Trump Tower meeting brokered by Donald Trump Jr. during the campaign.
    A lawyer for a Russian developer says a U.S.-based employee of the company was the eighth person at a Trump Tower meeting brokered by Donald Trump Jr. during the campaign.
  • The Latest: Another name added to Trump Tower meeting list

    The Latest: Another name added to Trump Tower meeting list

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-07-18 19:57:02 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 11:18 PM EDT2017-07-19 03:18:50 GMT
    The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee says that special counsel Robert Mueller has approved congressional testimony from President Donald Trump's former campaign chief and others.
    The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee says that special counsel Robert Mueller has approved congressional testimony from President Donald Trump's former campaign chief and others.
  • Spanish soccer executive, son arrested in corruption probe

    Spanish soccer executive, son arrested in corruption probe

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 5:36 AM EDT2017-07-18 09:36:44 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 7:14 PM EDT2017-07-18 23:14:14 GMT
    Spanish Football Federation president Angel Maria Villar has been arrested along with his son and three more federation executives as part of an anti-corruption probe.
    Spanish Football Federation president Angel Maria Villar has been arrested along with his son and three more federation executives as part of an anti-corruption probe.
  • US: More work needed to resolve irritants with Russia

    US: More work needed to resolve irritants with Russia

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 9:56 AM EDT2017-07-18 13:56:56 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 12:30 PM EDT2017-07-18 16:30:14 GMT
    The Trump administration says more work needs to be done in order to resolve irritants in the U.S.-Russia relationship, including the return of two seized diplomatic compounds that Moscow is demanding.
    The Trump administration says more work needs to be done in order to resolve irritants in the U.S.-Russia relationship, including the return of two seized diplomatic compounds that Moscow is demanding.
  • Growing cast of lawyers signing up to defend Trump and team

    Growing cast of lawyers signing up to defend Trump and team

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 3:46 AM EDT2017-07-18 07:46:42 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 11:48 AM EDT2017-07-18 15:48:31 GMT
    A growing cast of lawyers is signing up to defend President Donald Trump and his associates as the Russia probes unfold.
    A growing cast of lawyers is signing up to defend President Donald Trump and his associates as the Russia probes unfold.
  • Venezuela opposition calls strike, Trump threatens 'actions'

    Venezuela opposition calls strike, Trump threatens 'actions'

    Monday, July 17 2017 1:36 AM EDT2017-07-17 05:36:04 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 11:39 AM EDT2017-07-18 15:39:28 GMT
    Venezuelan's opposition said more than 7.1 million people responded to its call to vote in a symbolic rejection of President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution.
    Venezuelan's opposition said more than 7.1 million people responded to its call to vote in a symbolic rejection of President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution.
  • US-Russia talks resume; Moscow demands dachas' return

    US-Russia talks resume; Moscow demands dachas' return

    Monday, July 17 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-07-17 19:46:32 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 9:59 AM EDT2017-07-18 13:59:04 GMT
    The United States and Russia are resuming high-level talks aimed at resolving irritants between Washington and Moscow.
    The United States and Russia are resuming high-level talks aimed at resolving irritants between Washington and Moscow.
  • Whose side are you on? Separate lawyers defend Trump, aides

    Whose side are you on? Separate lawyers defend Trump, aides

    Monday, July 17 2017 6:46 PM EDT2017-07-17 22:46:28 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 3:40 AM EDT2017-07-18 07:40:17 GMT
    A growing cast of lawyers is signing up to defend President Donald Trump and his associates as the Russia probes unfold. And they're all focused on their own clients, not those clients' colleagues.
    A growing cast of lawyers is signing up to defend President Donald Trump and his associates as the Russia probes unfold. And they're all focused on their own clients, not those clients' colleagues.
  • White House meeting suggests strain between Trump, Flake

    White House meeting suggests strain between Trump, Flake

    Monday, July 17 2017 9:36 PM EDT2017-07-18 01:36:34 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 12:19 AM EDT2017-07-18 04:19:27 GMT
    A conservative Republican who is running to unseat Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake says she's met with White House officials about the campaign.
    A conservative Republican who is running to unseat Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake says she's met with White House officials about the campaign.
  • Trump's voter panel responds to privacy group's lawsuit

    Trump's voter panel responds to privacy group's lawsuit

    Monday, July 17 2017 2:46 PM EDT2017-07-17 18:46:22 GMT
    Monday, July 17 2017 7:07 PM EDT2017-07-17 23:07:13 GMT
    President Donald Trump's commission on election fraud continues to defend its request for detailed voter information in court.
    President Donald Trump's commission on election fraud continues to defend its request for detailed voter information in court.
  • Christie: Getting Russian oppo research 'probably' illegal

    Christie: Getting Russian oppo research 'probably' illegal

    Monday, July 17 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-07-17 21:06:27 GMT
    Monday, July 17 2017 5:32 PM EDT2017-07-17 21:32:22 GMT
    New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie addressed Donald Trump Jr.'s 2016 meeting with a Russian attorney, saying it's "probably against the law" to get opposition research from a foreign country.
    New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie addressed Donald Trump Jr.'s 2016 meeting with a Russian attorney, saying it's "probably against the law" to get opposition research from a foreign country.
  • With 2018 looming, Democrats divided on their core message

    With 2018 looming, Democrats divided on their core message

    Monday, July 17 2017 2:56 AM EDT2017-07-17 06:56:04 GMT
    Monday, July 17 2017 5:32 PM EDT2017-07-17 21:32:05 GMT
    Is it health care? Is it Russia? Democratic leaders and officials are publicly at odds over what the party's core message and emphasis should be as it targets the 2018 midterm elections.
    Is it health care? Is it Russia? Democratic leaders and officials are publicly at odds over what the party's core message and emphasis should be as it targets the 2018 midterm elections.
  • Merkel's challenger: Germany should invest in infrastructure

    Merkel's challenger: Germany should invest in infrastructure

    Sunday, July 16 2017 12:35 PM EDT2017-07-16 16:35:41 GMT
    Monday, July 17 2017 1:47 PM EDT2017-07-17 17:47:06 GMT
    Chancellor Angela Merkel's challenger in Germany's election is calling for the government to be obliged to invest in infrastructure such as roads, railways and schools.
    Chancellor Angela Merkel's challenger in Germany's election is calling for the government to be obliged to invest in infrastructure such as roads, railways and schools.
  • Merkel ally renews refugee cap demand, but avoids threats

    Merkel ally renews refugee cap demand, but avoids threats

    Monday, July 17 2017 8:56 AM EDT2017-07-17 12:56:13 GMT
    Monday, July 17 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-07-17 13:29:15 GMT
    Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian ally is renewing calls for a cap on the number of refugees Germany accepts, but has avoided making it a condition for joining the next government.
    Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian ally is renewing calls for a cap on the number of refugees Germany accepts, but has avoided making it a condition for joining the next government.
  • Nevada Sen. Dean Heller is the man to watch on health bill

    Nevada Sen. Dean Heller is the man to watch on health bill

    Friday, July 14 2017 3:41 PM EDT2017-07-14 19:41:55 GMT
    Monday, July 17 2017 9:27 AM EDT2017-07-17 13:27:22 GMT
    With health care legislation hanging by a thread in the Senate, no lawmaker is under more pressure than Nevada's GOP Sen. Dean Heller.
    With health care legislation hanging by a thread in the Senate, no lawmaker is under more pressure than Nevada's GOP Sen. Dean Heller.
  • Trump lawyer says nothing illegal in son's Russia meeting

    Trump lawyer says nothing illegal in son's Russia meeting

    Sunday, July 16 2017 1:05 PM EDT2017-07-16 17:05:45 GMT
    Monday, July 17 2017 3:48 AM EDT2017-07-17 07:48:01 GMT
    President Donald Trump's attorney says there was nothing illegal in the meeting Trump's eldest son had with a Russian lawyer during last year's presidential campaign.
    President Donald Trump's attorney says there was nothing illegal in the meeting Trump's eldest son had with a Russian lawyer during last year's presidential campaign.
  • Texas 'bathroom bill' may shape 2018 GOP primary campaigns

    Texas 'bathroom bill' may shape 2018 GOP primary campaigns

    Sunday, July 16 2017 11:35 AM EDT2017-07-16 15:35:51 GMT
    Monday, July 17 2017 3:20 AM EDT2017-07-17 07:20:38 GMT
    Though transgender "bathroom bills" fizzled in deep-red states across America, the issue is still white hot in Texas.
    Though transgender "bathroom bills" fizzled in deep-red states across America, the issue is still white hot in Texas.
  • 7.1 million Venezuelans vote in opposition referendum

    7.1 million Venezuelans vote in opposition referendum

    Sunday, July 16 2017 12:15 AM EDT2017-07-16 04:15:23 GMT
    Monday, July 17 2017 1:46 AM EDT2017-07-17 05:46:24 GMT
    Venezuela's opposition called for massive turnout Sunday in a symbolic rejection of President Nicolas Maduro's plans to consolidate his power by rewriting the constitution.
    Venezuela's opposition called for massive turnout Sunday in a symbolic rejection of President Nicolas Maduro's plans to consolidate his power by rewriting the constitution.
  • The Latest: Venezuelan opposition says 7.1 million voted

    The Latest: Venezuelan opposition says 7.1 million voted

    Sunday, July 16 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-07-16 20:56:14 GMT
    Monday, July 17 2017 12:06 AM EDT2017-07-17 04:06:12 GMT
    At least 1 person has been killed and 3 wounded in shooting that erupted after government supporters on motorcycles swarmed an opposition polling site in a church in the traditionally pro-government Catia...
    At least 1 person has been killed and 3 wounded in shooting that erupted after government supporters on motorcycles swarmed an opposition polling site in a church in the traditionally pro-government Catia neighborhood of western Caracas.
  • Russian-American lobbyist says he was at Trump son's meeting

    Russian-American lobbyist says he was at Trump son's meeting

    Saturday, July 15 2017 2:36 AM EDT2017-07-15 06:36:28 GMT
    Sunday, July 16 2017 8:26 AM EDT2017-07-16 12:26:49 GMT
    A Russian-American lobbyist has now confirmed he also was present for a meeting with President Donald Trump's son, son-in-law and campaign chairman, another shift in an ongoing story bedeviling the White House.
    A Russian-American lobbyist has now confirmed he also was present for a meeting with President Donald Trump's son, son-in-law and campaign chairman, another shift in an ongoing story bedeviling the White House.
  • NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

    NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

    Friday, July 14 2017 2:23 PM EDT2017-07-14 18:23:07 GMT
    Sunday, July 16 2017 6:56 AM EDT2017-07-16 10:56:08 GMT
    NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week.
    NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week.
  • Lobbyist who met Trump team says he's not with Russian intel

    Lobbyist who met Trump team says he's not with Russian intel

    Saturday, July 15 2017 2:38 AM EDT2017-07-15 06:38:14 GMT
    Saturday, July 15 2017 11:58 PM EDT2017-07-16 03:58:47 GMT
    Russian-American lobbyist who attended a meeting with Trump campaign officials last year denies connections to Russian intelligence.
    Russian-American lobbyist who attended a meeting with Trump campaign officials last year denies connections to Russian intelligence.
  • Cast of characters populates the Trump campaign-Russia drama

    Cast of characters populates the Trump campaign-Russia drama

    Saturday, July 15 2017 2:34 AM EDT2017-07-15 06:34:39 GMT
    Saturday, July 15 2017 12:15 PM EDT2017-07-15 16:15:44 GMT
    From a real estate mogul and a singer to lawyers and a lobbyist, a cast of characters populates the Trump campaign-Russia drama.
    From a real estate mogul and a singer to lawyers and a lobbyist, a cast of characters populates the Trump campaign-Russia drama.
  • Senator selling stock after AP ties company to Mexican labor

    Senator selling stock after AP ties company to Mexican labor

    Friday, July 14 2017 1:33 PM EDT2017-07-14 17:33:21 GMT
    Saturday, July 15 2017 9:57 AM EDT2017-07-15 13:57:30 GMT
    Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly says he's selling his stock in a family business that relies on Mexican labor to produce dye for ink pads.
    Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly says he's selling his stock in a family business that relies on Mexican labor to produce dye for ink pads.
  • House using appropriations bill to work on guns, churches

    House using appropriations bill to work on guns, churches

    Saturday, July 15 2017 2:47 AM EDT2017-07-15 06:47:40 GMT
    Saturday, July 15 2017 9:16 AM EDT2017-07-15 13:16:29 GMT
    The $20 billion spending bill passed by the House Appropriations Committee does more than fund federal agencies.
    The $20 billion spending bill passed by the House Appropriations Committee does more than fund federal agencies.
  • Heller facing hot seat on GOP health care bill decision

    Heller facing hot seat on GOP health care bill decision

    Saturday, July 15 2017 2:44 AM EDT2017-07-15 06:44:49 GMT
    Saturday, July 15 2017 8:17 AM EDT2017-07-15 12:17:02 GMT
    Nevada Sen. Dean Heller is facing the ultimate hot seat when it comes to his decision on whether to support the upcoming GOP health care bill.
    Nevada Sen. Dean Heller is facing the ultimate hot seat when it comes to his decision on whether to support the upcoming GOP health care bill.
  • Texas Gov. Abbott begins re-election bid with no rivals yet

    Texas Gov. Abbott begins re-election bid with no rivals yet

    Friday, July 14 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-07-14 20:51:55 GMT
    Saturday, July 15 2017 2:54 AM EDT2017-07-15 06:54:43 GMT
    Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has launched his re-election campaign with no challengers in sight yet and a new immigration crackdown that could test his support with Hispanic voters in 2018.
    Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has launched his re-election campaign with no challengers in sight yet and a new immigration crackdown that could test his support with Hispanic voters in 2018.
  • Guns, churches and immigrants: What's in that spending bill?

    Guns, churches and immigrants: What's in that spending bill?

    Friday, July 14 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-07-14 20:32:11 GMT
    Saturday, July 15 2017 2:54 AM EDT2017-07-15 06:54:26 GMT
    Out of the spotlight, a House panel has taken steps to help young immigrants, allow robust politicking from the pulpit, and prevent doctors in the District of Columbia from helping terminally ill people commit...
    Out of the spotlight, a House panel has taken steps to help young immigrants, allow robust politicking from the pulpit, and prevent doctors in the District of Columbia from helping terminally ill people commit suicide.
  • Security mistakes prompt changes to Georgia election system

    Security mistakes prompt changes to Georgia election system

    Friday, July 14 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-07-14 21:11:44 GMT
    Saturday, July 15 2017 2:54 AM EDT2017-07-15 06:54:16 GMT
    Georgia's top elections official says his office will take over managing the state's elections technology after a major security lapse at the center that has done the work for 15 years.
    Georgia's top elections official says his office will take over managing the state's elections technology after a major security lapse at the center that has done the work for 15 years.
  • Russian-American lobbyist joined Trump's son's meeting, too

    Russian-American lobbyist joined Trump's son's meeting, too

    Friday, July 14 2017 9:51 AM EDT2017-07-14 13:51:59 GMT
    Saturday, July 15 2017 2:54 AM EDT2017-07-15 06:54:02 GMT
    A Russian-American lobbyist says he attended a June 2016 meeting with President Donald Trump's son that was billed as part of a Russian government effort to help the Republican campaign.
    A Russian-American lobbyist says he attended a June 2016 meeting with President Donald Trump's son that was billed as part of a Russian government effort to help the Republican campaign.
  • Brazil's former president sees politics in Silva conviction

    Brazil's former president sees politics in Silva conviction

    Friday, July 14 2017 6:11 PM EDT2017-07-14 22:11:52 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-07-15 03:12:43 GMT
    Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff says the corruption conviction of her mentor and predecessor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is aimed at keeping him out of next year's presidential election.
    Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff says the corruption conviction of her mentor and predecessor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is aimed at keeping him out of next year's presidential election.
  • The Latest: Congressman calls Trump Jr. explanation worrying

    The Latest: Congressman calls Trump Jr. explanation worrying

    Friday, July 14 2017 9:51 AM EDT2017-07-14 13:51:31 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 11:11 PM EDT2017-07-15 03:11:52 GMT
    House Democrats are renewing calls for a vote on an independent commission to investigate Russia's election meddling and ties to the Trump administration.
    House Democrats are renewing calls for a vote on an independent commission to investigate Russia's election meddling and ties to the Trump administration.
  • Peru's ex-president sent to same jail as nemesis Fujimori

    Peru's ex-president sent to same jail as nemesis Fujimori

    Friday, July 14 2017 12:11 AM EDT2017-07-14 04:11:20 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 9:43 PM EDT2017-07-15 01:43:33 GMT
    Former Peruvian President Ollanta Humala and his wife are in custody after a judge ordered them held during an investigation into money laundering and conspiracy accusations tied to the scandal-tainted Brazilian...
    Former Peruvian President Ollanta Humala and his wife are in custody after a judge ordered them held during an investigation into money laundering and conspiracy accusations tied to the scandal-tainted Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.
  • Trump campaign data chief to talk to House Russia panel

    Trump campaign data chief to talk to House Russia panel

    Friday, July 14 2017 9:01 AM EDT2017-07-14 13:01:29 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-07-14 21:54:19 GMT
    President Donald Trump's data and digital director says he will speak with the House intelligence committee later this month as part of its Russia probe.
    President Donald Trump's data and digital director says he will speak with the House intelligence committee later this month as part of its Russia probe.
  • Egypt attacks: 2 German female tourists, 5 policemen killed

    Egypt attacks: 2 German female tourists, 5 policemen killed

    Friday, July 14 2017 6:11 AM EDT2017-07-14 10:11:45 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 3:43 PM EDT2017-07-14 19:43:53 GMT
    Egypt's state-run news agency says attack kills 5 security forces n Giza.
    Egypt's state-run news agency says attack kills 5 security forces n Giza.
  • Australia senator's 3 election wins officially didn't happen

    Australia senator's 3 election wins officially didn't happen

    Friday, July 14 2017 3:21 AM EDT2017-07-14 07:21:48 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 1:54 PM EDT2017-07-14 17:54:55 GMT
    The deputy leader on an Australian political party has announced he is ending his nine-year career in Parliament because he has discovered he has technically never been a senator.
    The deputy leader on an Australian political party has announced he is ending his nine-year career in Parliament because he has discovered he has technically never been a senator.
  • Changes in Catalan gov't before vote on secession from Spain

    Changes in Catalan gov't before vote on secession from Spain

    Friday, July 14 2017 9:41 AM EDT2017-07-14 13:41:39 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 10:54 AM EDT2017-07-14 14:54:05 GMT
    The leader of the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia has reshuffled his Cabinet to strengthen the regional government, which wants to hold a referendum on independence from Spain promised for Oct. 1.
    The leader of the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia has reshuffled his Cabinet to strengthen the regional government, which wants to hold a referendum on independence from Spain promised for Oct. 1.
  • Trump maintains 'nothing happened' when son met Russian

    Trump maintains 'nothing happened' when son met Russian

    Friday, July 14 2017 3:31 AM EDT2017-07-14 07:31:22 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 9:35 AM EDT2017-07-14 13:35:27 GMT
    Although Trump says 'nothing happened' when son met Russian, senators investigating Russian election meddling want more from Trump Jr.
    Although Trump says 'nothing happened' when son met Russian, senators investigating Russian election meddling want more from Trump Jr.
  • St. Louis businesses pressured to keep $10 minimum wage

    St. Louis businesses pressured to keep $10 minimum wage

    Thursday, July 13 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-07-13 21:11:25 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 9:14 AM EDT2017-07-14 13:14:19 GMT
    St. Louis' $10 per hour minimum wage law will be short-lived, but an effort launching Friday will encourage and pressure businesses to honor the higher wage even if state law doesn't require it.
    St. Louis' $10 per hour minimum wage law will be short-lived, but an effort launching Friday will encourage and pressure businesses to honor the higher wage even if state law doesn't require it.
  • Latino plaintiffs sue California alleging poor health care

    Latino plaintiffs sue California alleging poor health care

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 3:30 PM EDT2017-07-12 19:30:50 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 8:42 AM EDT2017-07-14 12:42:51 GMT
    A court challenge says California is harming medical care for more than 13 million lower-income residents _ the majority of them Latinos _ by failing to pay doctors enough to provide proper care.
    A court challenge says California is harming medical care for more than 13 million lower-income residents _ the majority of them Latinos _ by failing to pay doctors enough to provide proper care.
  • Trump: Son's Russia meeting 'standard campaign practice'

    Trump: Son's Russia meeting 'standard campaign practice'

    Thursday, July 13 2017 11:51 AM EDT2017-07-13 15:51:45 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 5:02 AM EDT2017-07-14 09:02:16 GMT
    The Justice Department has released a heavily blacked out page from Attorney General Jeff Sessions' security clearance application.
    The Justice Department has released a heavily blacked out page from Attorney General Jeff Sessions' security clearance application.
  • Panel says lawmakers may use campaign funds on home security

    Panel says lawmakers may use campaign funds on home security

    Thursday, July 13 2017 3:41 PM EDT2017-07-13 19:41:39 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 3:23 AM EDT2017-07-14 07:23:19 GMT
    The Federal Election Commission has voted 5-0 to let lawmakers use campaign funds to upgrade security systems at their homes after a House member was critically wounded in a shooting last month.
    The Federal Election Commission has voted 5-0 to let lawmakers use campaign funds to upgrade security systems at their homes after a House member was critically wounded in a shooting last month.
  • The Latest: Senate intel panel asks Trump Jr. for documents

    The Latest: Senate intel panel asks Trump Jr. for documents

    Thursday, July 13 2017 12:31 PM EDT2017-07-13 16:31:14 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 3:05 AM EDT2017-07-14 07:05:29 GMT
    Senate Judiciary Committee chairman says he's sending a letter to Donald Trump Jr. to ask him to testify.
    Senate Judiciary Committee chairman says he's sending a letter to Donald Trump Jr. to ask him to testify.
  • House panel rejects corruption claim, boosting Brazil leader

    House panel rejects corruption claim, boosting Brazil leader

    Thursday, July 13 2017 12:21 AM EDT2017-07-13 04:21:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 11:42 PM EDT2017-07-14 03:42:54 GMT
    The former president who brought Brazil to prominence on the world stage has been found guilty of corruption and money laundering _ a historic judgment underscoring that no one is out of reach of the Latin American...
    The former president who brought Brazil to prominence on the world stage has been found guilty of corruption and money laundering _ a historic judgment underscoring that no one is out of reach of the Latin American country's sprawling graft investigation.
  • Confidant of Pope Francis condemns US religious right

    Confidant of Pope Francis condemns US religious right

    Thursday, July 13 2017 1:51 PM EDT2017-07-13 17:51:38 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 7:02 PM EDT2017-07-13 23:02:17 GMT
    A close confidant of Pope Francis has condemned the US religious.
    A close confidant of Pope Francis has condemned the US religious.
  • Q&A: California looks to keep landmark climate policy alive

    Q&A: California looks to keep landmark climate policy alive

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 6:50 PM EDT2017-07-12 22:50:58 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-07-13 20:55:01 GMT
    California Gov. Jerry Brown is racing to convince state lawmakers to extend his state's signature program to confront climate change.
    California Gov. Jerry Brown is racing to convince state lawmakers to extend his state's signature program to confront climate change.
  • AP Exclusive: Senator's family business uses Mexican labor

    AP Exclusive: Senator's family business uses Mexican labor

    Thursday, July 13 2017 1:21 AM EDT2017-07-13 05:21:08 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 3:41 PM EDT2017-07-13 19:41:58 GMT
    An Indiana senator who railed against Carrier Corp. for moving manufacturing jobs to Mexico profits from a family business that relies on Mexican labor to produce dye for ink pads.
    An Indiana senator who railed against Carrier Corp. for moving manufacturing jobs to Mexico profits from a family business that relies on Mexican labor to produce dye for ink pads.
  • Building where Sanders' wife was college president is sold

    Building where Sanders' wife was college president is sold

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 8:51 PM EDT2017-07-13 00:51:02 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 12:36 PM EDT2017-07-13 16:36:07 GMT
    A Vermont building that housed a now-defunct college where U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders' wife was president has been sold at auction.
    A Vermont building that housed a now-defunct college where U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders' wife was president has been sold at auction.
  • Kid Rock hints at potential US Senate run in Michigan

    Kid Rock hints at potential US Senate run in Michigan

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 6:10 PM EDT2017-07-12 22:10:58 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 12:32 PM EDT2017-07-13 16:32:50 GMT
    Musician Kid Rock is hinting that he may run for U.S. Senate in Michigan.
    Musician Kid Rock is hinting that he may run for U.S. Senate in Michigan.
  • The Latest: FBI pick says Russia probe not a "witch hunt"

    The Latest: FBI pick says Russia probe not a "witch hunt"

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 9:51 AM EDT2017-07-12 13:51:02 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 11:34 AM EDT2017-07-13 15:34:19 GMT
    Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley is signaling his support for President Donald Trump's nominee for FBI director.
    Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley is signaling his support for President Donald Trump's nominee for FBI director.
  • AP Explains: How do politicians collect opposition research?

    AP Explains: How do politicians collect opposition research?

    Thursday, July 13 2017 4:01 AM EDT2017-07-13 08:01:02 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 8:01 AM EDT2017-07-13 12:01:06 GMT
    The typically inside-the-Beltway term 'opposition research' has burst onto the public stage with the recent disclosure that Trump's eldest son was receptive to an offer from a "Russian government attorney" for dirt...
    The typically inside-the-Beltway term 'opposition research' has burst onto the public stage with the recent disclosure that Trump's eldest son was receptive to an offer from a "Russian government attorney" for dirt on Hillary Clinton.
  • FBI nominee rejects Trump claim: Russia probe no witch hunt

    FBI nominee rejects Trump claim: Russia probe no witch hunt

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 3:30 AM EDT2017-07-12 07:30:43 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 5:51 AM EDT2017-07-13 09:51:45 GMT
    President Donald Trump's pick to lead the FBI faces a confirmation hearing that will undoubtedly focus on the political tumult surrounding his nomination, with both Democrats and Republicans seeking assurances of...
    President Donald Trump's pick to lead the FBI faces a confirmation hearing that will undoubtedly focus on the political tumult surrounding his nomination, with both Democrats and Republicans seeking assurances of his independence from the White House.
  • Illinois GOP governor tacks right after major budget defeat

    Illinois GOP governor tacks right after major budget defeat

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-07-12 21:31:06 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 4:02 AM EDT2017-07-13 08:02:02 GMT
    Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is hardening his anti-tax stance as he readies a re-election bid following a major legislative defeat.
    Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is hardening his anti-tax stance as he readies a re-election bid following a major legislative defeat.
  • Lawmakers intend to question Trump campaign chairman

    Lawmakers intend to question Trump campaign chairman

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 2:50 AM EDT2017-07-12 06:50:35 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 3:14 AM EDT2017-07-13 07:14:30 GMT
    Disclosing a series of emails, President Donald Trump's eldest son revealed he was eager to hear damaging information about Hillary Clinton from the Russian government.
    Disclosing a series of emails, President Donald Trump's eldest son revealed he was eager to hear damaging information about Hillary Clinton from the Russian government.
  • In Paris, Trump is Bastille Day guest of city he derided

    In Paris, Trump is Bastille Day guest of city he derided

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 1:48 AM EDT2017-07-12 05:48:32 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 3:02 AM EDT2017-07-13 07:02:06 GMT
    Fresh off his second trip to Europe, President Donald Trump is making a U-turn to be the guest of honor at this year's Bastille Day _ a celebration of French national pride at a time when, according to Macron, "our...
    Fresh off his second trip to Europe, President Donald Trump is making a U-turn to be the guest of honor at this year's Bastille Day _ a celebration of French national pride at a time when, according to Macron, "our world has never been so divided.".
  • Ryan pledges action on Russia sanctions amid CIA concerns

    Ryan pledges action on Russia sanctions amid CIA concerns

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 1:51 PM EDT2017-07-12 17:51:15 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 1:41 AM EDT2017-07-13 05:41:39 GMT
    House Speaker Paul Ryan has declared his commitment to passing a "strong, bold" Russia sanctions bill even as President Donald Trump's spy chief voiced concerns over the legislation that aims to punish Moscow for...
    House Speaker Paul Ryan has declared his commitment to passing a "strong, bold" Russia sanctions bill even as President Donald Trump's spy chief voiced concerns over the legislation that aims to punish Moscow for its election meddling.
  • AP Explains: How do politicians collect opposition research?

    AP Explains: How do politicians collect opposition research?

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 5:01 PM EDT2017-07-12 21:01:03 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 11:22 PM EDT2017-07-13 03:22:07 GMT
    The typically inside-the-Beltway term has burst onto the public stage with the recent disclosure that President Donald Trump's eldest son was receptive to an offer from a "Russian government attorney" had dirt on...
    The typically inside-the-Beltway term has burst onto the public stage with the recent disclosure that President Donald Trump's eldest son was receptive to an offer from a "Russian government attorney" had dirt on Hillary Clinton.
  • AP Explains: Why term 'la raza' has complicated roots in US

    AP Explains: Why term 'la raza' has complicated roots in US

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-07-13 01:00:59 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 10:35 PM EDT2017-07-13 02:35:26 GMT
    The National Council of La Raza is changing its name to UnidosUS, dropping the term 'la raza' which has its roots in post-revolution Mexico and in the U.S. Chicano Movement of the 1970s.
    The National Council of La Raza is changing its name to UnidosUS, dropping the term 'la raza' which has its roots in post-revolution Mexico and in the U.S. Chicano Movement of the 1970s.
  • The Latest: Trump wishes he'd asked Putin who he supported

    The Latest: Trump wishes he'd asked Putin who he supported

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 7:10 AM EDT2017-07-12 11:10:33 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 8:53 PM EDT2017-07-13 00:53:16 GMT
    President Donald Trump is defending son Donald Trump Jr. in regards to the Russia investigation, writing on Twitter that his son was "open, transparent and innocent.".
    President Donald Trump is defending son Donald Trump Jr. in regards to the Russia investigation, writing on Twitter that his son was "open, transparent and innocent.".
  • Democrats snatch 2 statehouse seats in Oklahoma surprise

    Democrats snatch 2 statehouse seats in Oklahoma surprise

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 6:21 PM EDT2017-07-12 22:21:02 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-07-12 23:24:39 GMT
    Oklahoma Democrats leveraged voter frustration over state budget problems and recent Republican sex scandals to snatch two legislative seats from Republicans in special elections.
    Oklahoma Democrats leveraged voter frustration over state budget problems and recent Republican sex scandals to snatch two legislative seats from Republicans in special elections.
  • Ex-Christie ally, Bridgegate mastermind avoids prison time

    Ex-Christie ally, Bridgegate mastermind avoids prison time

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 12:38 AM EDT2017-07-12 04:38:35 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 6:28 PM EDT2017-07-12 22:28:39 GMT
    The mastermind of the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal faces sentencing.
    The mastermind of the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal faces sentencing.
  • Congressional GOP shrugs off latest Trump-Russia twist

    Congressional GOP shrugs off latest Trump-Russia twist

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 2:19 AM EDT2017-07-12 06:19:57 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 5:32 PM EDT2017-07-12 21:32:58 GMT
    Congressional Republicans are largely shrugging off the latest twist in the investigation involving Russia and President Donald Trump, deferring to ongoing investigations when asked about new email revelations from...
    Congressional Republicans are largely shrugging off the latest twist in the investigation involving Russia and President Donald Trump, deferring to ongoing investigations when asked about new email revelations from the president's son.
  • As Russia scandal touches his son, Trump privately rages

    As Russia scandal touches his son, Trump privately rages

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 2:40 AM EDT2017-07-12 06:40:26 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-07-12 21:03:30 GMT
    The snowballing revelations about Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer during last year's presidential campaign have broadsided the White House, distracting from its agenda as aides grapple with a...
    The snowballing revelations about Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer during last year's presidential campaign have broadsided the White House, distracting from its agenda as aides grapple with a crisis involving the president's family.
  • California Democrat launches longshot bid to impeach Trump

    California Democrat launches longshot bid to impeach Trump

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 2:50 PM EDT2017-07-12 18:50:41 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-07-12 21:03:26 GMT
    A California Democrat has filed an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump in a longshot bid to remove the president from office.
    A California Democrat has filed an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump in a longshot bid to remove the president from office.
  • The Latest: French leader hopes to persuade Trump on climate

    The Latest: French leader hopes to persuade Trump on climate

    Saturday, July 8 2017 3:26 AM EDT2017-07-08 07:26:08 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-07-12 20:32:37 GMT
    Activists from the environmental Greenpeace group have scaled a bridge in Hamburg, where the Group of 20 summit is taking place, and unfurled a banner saying, "G-20: End Coal.".
    Activists from the environmental Greenpeace group have scaled a bridge in Hamburg, where the Group of 20 summit is taking place, and unfurled a banner saying, "G-20: End Coal.".
  • Hungary: Government ending disputed anti-Soros ad campaign

    Hungary: Government ending disputed anti-Soros ad campaign

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 4:10 PM EDT2017-07-12 20:10:56 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 4:14 PM EDT2017-07-12 20:14:59 GMT
    The Hungarian government says it will end its disputed ad campaign against Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros.
    The Hungarian government says it will end its disputed ad campaign against Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros.
  • The Latest: Christie office: Wildstein alone devised scheme

    The Latest: Christie office: Wildstein alone devised scheme

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 12:02 PM EDT2017-07-12 16:02:49 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 1:25 PM EDT2017-07-12 17:25:28 GMT
    The mastermind of the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal will not go to prison.
    The mastermind of the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal will not go to prison.
  • Trump Jr. emails are latest development in Russia probes

    Trump Jr. emails are latest development in Russia probes

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 3:30 AM EDT2017-07-12 07:30:39 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 6:21 AM EDT2017-07-12 10:21:52 GMT
    A special counsel's investigation and congressional probes into the Trump campaign and contacts with Russia continue to shadow the administration nearly six months into Donald Trump's presidency.
    A special counsel's investigation and congressional probes into the Trump campaign and contacts with Russia continue to shadow the administration nearly six months into Donald Trump's presidency.
  • Emails show Trump Jr. embraced help said to be from Kremlin

    Emails show Trump Jr. embraced help said to be from Kremlin

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 3:48 AM EDT2017-07-11 07:48:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 3:01 AM EDT2017-07-12 07:01:53 GMT
    Trump Jr. now admits he wanted info on Clinton from a Russian lawyer he met during campaign; paper says he was told source was Russian government.
    Trump Jr. now admits he wanted info on Clinton from a Russian lawyer he met during campaign; paper says he was told source was Russian government.
  • Voter fraud panel tells states to hold off on sending data

    Voter fraud panel tells states to hold off on sending data

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 11:49 AM EDT2017-07-11 15:49:33 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 2:42 AM EDT2017-07-12 06:42:25 GMT
    President Donald Trump's commission on election fraud is telling states to hold off on providing detailed voter information in the face of increasing legal challenges.
    President Donald Trump's commission on election fraud is telling states to hold off on providing detailed voter information in the face of increasing legal challenges.
  • Q&A: Legal questions swirl about Trump Jr.'s Russia meeting

    Q&A: Legal questions swirl about Trump Jr.'s Russia meeting

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 2:20 AM EDT2017-07-12 06:20:23 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 2:31 AM EDT2017-07-12 06:31:54 GMT
    While every campaign seeks damaging information on political opponents, the interaction between the president's son and a foreign national represents a departure from the norm. Some questions and answers about the...
    While every campaign seeks damaging information on political opponents, the interaction between the president's son and a foreign national represents a departure from the norm. Some questions and answers about the legality.
  • The Latest: Trump Jr. calls charge of collusion 'ridiculous'

    The Latest: Trump Jr. calls charge of collusion 'ridiculous'

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 8:08 AM EDT2017-07-11 12:08:15 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 2:12 AM EDT2017-07-12 06:12:53 GMT
    A Russian lawyer tells NBC's "Today" that she was summoned to Trump Tower during last year's presidential campaign to meet with Donald Trump Jr. and asked if she had information on the Clinton campaign.
    A Russian lawyer tells NBC's "Today" that she was summoned to Trump Tower during last year's presidential campaign to meet with Donald Trump Jr. and asked if she had information on the Clinton campaign.
  • Trump storms Paris for Bastille Day

    Trump storms Paris for Bastille Day

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 7:18 PM EDT2017-07-11 23:18:22 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 1:49 AM EDT2017-07-12 05:49:16 GMT
    Fresh off his second trip to Europe, President Donald Trump is making a U-turn to be the guest of honor at this year's Bastille Day _ a celebration of French national pride at a time when, according to Macron, "our...
    Fresh off his second trip to Europe, President Donald Trump is making a U-turn to be the guest of honor at this year's Bastille Day _ a celebration of French national pride at a time when, according to Macron, "our world has never been so divided.".
  • Former Clinton aides say Trump Jr. emails show collusion

    Former Clinton aides say Trump Jr. emails show collusion

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-07-11 21:58:49 GMT
    Tuesday, July 11 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-07-11 23:00:17 GMT
    Hillary Clinton's former top campaign aides say Tuesday's revelations about Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer show collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow during the 2016 race.
    Hillary Clinton's former top campaign aides say Tuesday's revelations about Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer show collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow during the 2016 race.
  • Q&A: Legal questions swirl about Trump Jr.'s Russia meeting

    Q&A: Legal questions swirl about Trump Jr.'s Russia meeting

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 5:10 PM EDT2017-07-11 21:10:00 GMT
    Tuesday, July 11 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-07-11 21:18:44 GMT
    While every campaign seeks damaging information on political opponents, the interaction between the president's son and a foreign national represents a departure from the norm. Some questions and answers about the...
    While every campaign seeks damaging information on political opponents, the interaction between the president's son and a foreign national represents a departure from the norm. Some questions and answers about the legality.
  • Rep. Perlmutter exits Colorado governor's race

    Rep. Perlmutter exits Colorado governor's race

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 3:38 PM EDT2017-07-11 19:38:44 GMT
    Tuesday, July 11 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-07-11 20:51:06 GMT
    Rep. Ed Perlmutter officially ends his campaign for Colorado governor on Tuesday three months after announcing it.
    Rep. Ed Perlmutter officially ends his campaign for Colorado governor on Tuesday three months after announcing it.
  • AP SPIN METER: White House, Dems trade jabs on nominees

    AP SPIN METER: White House, Dems trade jabs on nominees

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 4:08 AM EDT2017-07-11 08:08:17 GMT
    Tuesday, July 11 2017 1:51 PM EDT2017-07-11 17:51:10 GMT
    AP SPIN METER: White House, Democrats share blame for slow progress of Trump nominees.
    AP SPIN METER: White House, Democrats share blame for slow progress of Trump nominees.
  • Gay rights group launches $26M campaign ahead of midterms

    Gay rights group launches $26M campaign ahead of midterms

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 4:18 AM EDT2017-07-11 08:18:02 GMT
    Tuesday, July 11 2017 1:51 PM EDT2017-07-11 17:51:08 GMT
    One of the nation's leading gay rights organizations is launching a $26 million organizing effort ahead of next year's midterm elections.
    One of the nation's leading gay rights organizations is launching a $26 million organizing effort ahead of next year's midterm elections.
  • Weakened UK leader Theresa May vows to win 'battle of ideas'

    Weakened UK leader Theresa May vows to win 'battle of ideas'

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 7:08 AM EDT2017-07-11 11:08:16 GMT
    Tuesday, July 11 2017 9:58 AM EDT2017-07-11 13:58:41 GMT
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says she has to win a "battle of ideas" in Parliament and the country after losing her majority in last month's election.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says she has to win a "battle of ideas" in Parliament and the country after losing her majority in last month's election.
  • The Latest: Paper says Trump Jr. was aware of Kremlin link

    The Latest: Paper says Trump Jr. was aware of Kremlin link

    Monday, July 10 2017 8:17 AM EDT2017-07-10 12:17:30 GMT
    Tuesday, July 11 2017 7:20 AM EDT2017-07-11 11:20:28 GMT
    The spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin says the Kremlin is unaware of a meeting between Donald Trump's senior staff and a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential campaign.
    The spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin says the Kremlin is unaware of a meeting between Donald Trump's senior staff and a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential campaign.
  • Gay rights group launches $26M campaign ahead of midterms

    Gay rights group launches $26M campaign ahead of midterms

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 12:07 AM EDT2017-07-11 04:07:54 GMT
    Tuesday, July 11 2017 4:19 AM EDT2017-07-11 08:19:45 GMT
    One of the nation's leading gay rights organizations is launching a $26 million organizing effort ahead of next year's midterm elections.
    One of the nation's leading gay rights organizations is launching a $26 million organizing effort ahead of next year's midterm elections.
  • Trump Jr. admits he wanted info on Clinton from Russian

    Trump Jr. admits he wanted info on Clinton from Russian

    Monday, July 10 2017 4:27 AM EDT2017-07-10 08:27:26 GMT
    Tuesday, July 11 2017 3:39 AM EDT2017-07-11 07:39:21 GMT
    President Donald Trump's eldest son has changed his account of a meeting he had with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign.
    President Donald Trump's eldest son has changed his account of a meeting he had with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign.
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  • Ex-Marine killed in Syria passionate about fight against IS

    Ex-Marine killed in Syria passionate about fight against IS

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:56 AM EDT2017-07-25 15:56:27 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:39:16 GMT
    The father of a former Marine says he was notified by the U.S. State Department that his son was killed in Syria while fighting for a Kurdish militia battling the Islamic State group.
    The father of a former Marine says he was notified by the U.S. State Department that his son was killed in Syria while fighting for a Kurdish militia battling the Islamic State group.
  • Official: Driver in smuggling attempt part of larger group

    Official: Driver in smuggling attempt part of larger group

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