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  • Newcomer hopes for upset in race for Arizona's US House seat

    Newcomer hopes for upset in race for Arizona's US House seat

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:17 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:17:32 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:39 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:39:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, former Arizona state Sen. Debbie Lesko speaks with a constituent during the meeting of the state committee of the Arizona Republican Party in Phoenix. Lesko is running against Hiral ...(AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, former Arizona state Sen. Debbie Lesko speaks with a constituent during the meeting of the state committee of the Arizona Republican Party in Phoenix. Lesko is running against Hiral ...
    A Democratic newcomer is looking to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat in Arizona that has been held by Republicans since the early 1980s.
    A Democratic newcomer is looking to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat in Arizona that has been held by Republicans since the early 1980s.
  • Spokesman: George HW Bush is eager to get well, go to Maine

    Spokesman: George HW Bush is eager to get well, go to Maine

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:35:44 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:39 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:39:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip ). Former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip ). Former Presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston.
    A spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush is eager to get well so he can get to his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine.
    A spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush is eager to get well so he can get to his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine.
  • Calif. Democrats vying for US House may crowd each other out

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

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:49 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:49:00 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:39 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:39:19 GMT
    (Angel De Leon/Cisneros for Congress via AP). This January 2018 photo provided by the Gil Cisneros for Congress campaign shows Gil Cisneros in Santa Ana, Calif. He is one of a number of Democrats running for California'a 39th Congressional District seat.(Angel De Leon/Cisneros for Congress via AP). This January 2018 photo provided by the Gil Cisneros for Congress campaign shows Gil Cisneros in Santa Ana, Calif. He is one of a number of Democrats running for California'a 39th Congressional District seat.
    California Democrats worry their packed fields of candidates in several U.S. House races could hurt them in the state's top-two primary system.
    California Democrats worry their packed fields of candidates in several U.S. House races could hurt them in the state's top-two primary system.
  • The Latest: Senate panel delays hearing for Trump VA pick

    The Latest: Senate panel delays hearing for Trump VA pick

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:46:17 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:38:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this April 16, 2018, photo, U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, M.D., sits with Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Veteran's Affairs Committee, before their meeting on Capitol Hilin Washington. Jackson is President D...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). In this April 16, 2018, photo, U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, M.D., sits with Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Veteran's Affairs Committee, before their meeting on Capitol Hilin Washington. Jackson is President D...

    The White House is standing behind Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be Veterans Affairs secretary amid growing questions about his qualifications.

    The White House is standing behind Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump's choice to be Veterans Affairs secretary amid growing questions about his qualifications.

  • Trump praises strength of US-French alliance

    Trump praises strength of US-French alliance

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:58:44 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:36 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:36:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron pose for a photo in front of Mount Vernon, the home of President George Washington, in Mount Vernon, Va., Monday, Ap...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron pose for a photo in front of Mount Vernon, the home of President George Washington, in Mount Vernon, Va., Monday, Ap...
    A sit-down between President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron followed by a joint news conference highlight the business portion of the French leader's second day in Washington.
    A sit-down between President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron followed by a joint news conference highlight the business portion of the French leader's second day in Washington.
  • After close vote, panel sends Pompeo nomination to Senate

    After close vote, panel sends Pompeo nomination to Senate

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:59 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:59:08 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:34 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:34:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). From left, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., the ranking member, and Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., confer before the vote on President Donald Trump's nominee for se...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). From left, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., the ranking member, and Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., confer before the vote on President Donald Trump's nominee for se...
    A close committee vote on CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination as secretary of state is sending a warning to the White House as other Trump administration nominees face the possibility of stiff resistance.
    A close committee vote on CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination as secretary of state is sending a warning to the White House as other Trump administration nominees face the possibility of stiff resistance.
  • Mystery grows over pro-Saudi tabloid: Embassy got sneak peek

    Mystery grows over pro-Saudi tabloid: Embassy got sneak peek

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:06:01 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:34 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:34:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. David Ake). A glossy magazine about Saudi Arabia is photographed in Washington, Monday April 23, 2018. The mystery behind the origins of a the pro-Saudi magazine that showed up on U.S. newsstands is growing amid revelations that the Saudi ...(AP Photo/J. David Ake). A glossy magazine about Saudi Arabia is photographed in Washington, Monday April 23, 2018. The mystery behind the origins of a the pro-Saudi magazine that showed up on U.S. newsstands is growing amid revelations that the Saudi ...
    The mystery behind the origins of a fawning pro-Saudi magazine that laid down a red carpet for Crown Prince Mohammed's visit.
    The mystery behind the origins of a fawning pro-Saudi magazine that laid down a red carpet for Crown Prince Mohammed's visit.
  • Aimed at China, Trump's tariffs are hitting closer to home

    Aimed at China, Trump's tariffs are hitting closer to home

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:55:52 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:34 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:34:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Loren Elliott). Jose Mata grinds a steel pipe at the Borusan Mannesmann plant in Baytown, Texas, Monday, April 23, 2018. President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in worki...(AP Photo/Loren Elliott). Jose Mata grinds a steel pipe at the Borusan Mannesmann plant in Baytown, Texas, Monday, April 23, 2018. President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in worki...
    President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in working-class communities where his "America First" agenda hit home with American voters.
    President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in working-class communities where his "America First" agenda hit home with American voters.
  • Michigan water activist, 6 others win environmental prize

    Michigan water activist, 6 others win environmental prize

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:25:23 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:21:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File). FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2016, file photo, Flint, Mich. resident LeeAnne Walters testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The woman who exposed the Flint, Michigan, lead disaster is among seven people around the world who ar...(AP Photo/Molly Riley, File). FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2016, file photo, Flint, Mich. resident LeeAnne Walters testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The woman who exposed the Flint, Michigan, lead disaster is among seven people around the world who ar...
    A woman who played a key role in exposing the lead-tainted water disaster in Flint, Michigan, is among seven people to win a Goldman Environmental Prize for grassroots environmental activism.
    A woman who played a key role in exposing the lead-tainted water disaster in Flint, Michigan, is among seven people to win a Goldman Environmental Prize for grassroots environmental activism.
  • North Korea's Kim meets Chinese envoy after deadly bus crash

    North Korea's Kim meets Chinese envoy after deadly bus crash

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:46 PM EDT2018-04-24 01:46:01 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:57 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:57:07 GMT
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this Monday, April 23, 2018, photo provided Tuesday, April 24, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, meets China's ambassador to North Korea Li Jinjun, se...(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this Monday, April 23, 2018, photo provided Tuesday, April 24, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, meets China's ambassador to North Korea Li Jinjun, se...
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met with China's ambassador at a hospital where Chinese tourists were being treated after a deadly bus crash.
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met with China's ambassador at a hospital where Chinese tourists were being treated after a deadly bus crash.
  • Koch network success in Trump era draws Democratic pushback

    Koch network success in Trump era draws Democratic pushback

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:25 AM EDT2018-04-23 08:25:34 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:36 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:36:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File). FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013, file photo, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Chairman David Koch speaks in Orlando, Fla. A sure sign of policy success for the sprawling conservative network funded by the billionair...(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File). FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013, file photo, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Chairman David Koch speaks in Orlando, Fla. A sure sign of policy success for the sprawling conservative network funded by the billionair...
    The sprawling conservative network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is having a very good run with Trump in the White House and Republican control of Congress, prompting pushback from Democrats.
    The sprawling conservative network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is having a very good run with Trump in the White House and Republican control of Congress, prompting pushback from Democrats.
  • Report: Hannity gained HUD help on multimillion property deals

    Report: Hannity gained HUD help on multimillion property deals

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:01:50 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:16 AM EDT2018-04-24 11:16:41 GMT
    Sean Hannity's real estate deals came to light after Hannity was revealed as a client of Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal lawyer. (Source: Twitter/Sean Hannity/CNN)Sean Hannity's real estate deals came to light after Hannity was revealed as a client of Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal lawyer. (Source: Twitter/Sean Hannity/CNN)

    The homes range from mansions to low-income housing and were reportedly all purchased under the names of shell companies, concealing Hannity's ownership.

    The homes range from mansions to low-income housing and were reportedly all purchased under the names of shell companies, concealing Hannity's ownership.

  • Should Memphis secede from TN? Some officials say yes

    Should Memphis secede from TN? Some officials say yes

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:49 AM EDT2018-04-24 09:49:35 GMT
    (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)

    Could Memphis make it as its own state? That's the idea some local politicians are floating after a contentious couple of weeks with lawmakers in Nashville. 

    Could Memphis make it as its own state? That's the idea some local politicians are floating after a contentious couple of weeks with lawmakers in Nashville. 

  • Trump's divisive pick to run NASA wins narrow confirmation

    Trump's divisive pick to run NASA wins narrow confirmation

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:02:13 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:00 AM EDT2018-04-24 09:00:55 GMT
    The Senate narrowly confirmed President Donald Trump's choice of a tea party congressman to run NASA.
    The Senate narrowly confirmed President Donald Trump's choice of a tea party congressman to run NASA.
  • DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

    DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting customers

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:43:53 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-04-24 08:52:23 GMT
    The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)
    The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)The Justice Department is investigating AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group. (Source: Raycom Media)

    The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers.

    The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers.

  • US won't ease sanctions without action by NKorea on nukes

    US won't ease sanctions without action by NKorea on nukes

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:25 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:25:31 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:09 AM EDT2018-04-24 08:09:16 GMT
    The White House says North Korea won't get relief from sanctions until it takes "concrete action" toward denuclearization.
    The White House says North Korea won't get relief from sanctions until it takes "concrete action" toward denuclearization.
  • It's time for Trump's doctor to be examined, for VA chief

    It's time for Trump's doctor to be examined, for VA chief

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-04-23 05:05:12 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:58 AM EDT2018-04-24 07:58:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, White House physician and nominee for Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. Ronny Jackson arrives at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washi...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, White House physician and nominee for Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. Ronny Jackson arrives at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washi...
    Now it's Washington's turn to examine White House physician Ronny Jackson. The doctor to Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama and now Donald Trump is an Iraq War veteran nominated to head the Veterans Affairs...
    Now it's Washington's turn to examine White House physician Ronny Jackson. The doctor to Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama and now Donald Trump is an Iraq War veteran nominated to head the Veterans Affairs Department.
  • Some GOP officials urge charges for women who get abortions

    Some GOP officials urge charges for women who get abortions

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:25:22 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:58 AM EDT2018-04-24 07:58:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger, file). FILE-- In this Jan. 5, 2018, file photo, Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little, left, with Gov C.L. "Butch" Otter listening, speaks at the State Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of mid...(AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger, file). FILE-- In this Jan. 5, 2018, file photo, Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little, left, with Gov C.L. "Butch" Otter listening, speaks at the State Capitol building in Boise, Idaho. Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of mid...
    Officials in Republican-dominant states are pushing legislation ahead of midterm elections that would punish both doctors and patients for abortions.
    Officials in Republican-dominant states are pushing legislation ahead of midterm elections that would punish both doctors and patients for abortions.
  • Lawmakers: EPA analysis said Pruitt bug sweep was inadequate

    Lawmakers: EPA analysis said Pruitt bug sweep was inadequate

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:45 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:45:26 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:49 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:49:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the EPA in Washington. New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices i...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at a news conference at the EPA in Washington. New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices i...
    New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices in Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's office was shoddy and wasn't properly certified under U.S. government practices.
    New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices in Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's office was shoddy and wasn't properly certified under U.S. government practices.
  • Arizona Senate can't change rules for replacing McCain

    Arizona Senate can't change rules for replacing McCain

    Monday, April 23 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-04-24 00:27:07 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:29 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:29:55 GMT
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Republicans who control the Arizona Senate were prevented from ensuring that ailing Sen. John McCain's seat isn't on the November ballot if he leaves office.

    Republicans who control the Arizona Senate were prevented from ensuring that ailing Sen. John McCain's seat isn't on the November ballot if he leaves office.

  • Former President George H.W. Bush in ICU at Houston hospital

    Former President George H.W. Bush in ICU at Houston hospital

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:52:47 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:55 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:55:32 GMT
    Former President George H. W. Bush was hospitalized Wednesday, but his condition has steadily improved. (Source: CNN)Former President George H. W. Bush was hospitalized Wednesday, but his condition has steadily improved. (Source: CNN)

    Bush, 93, lost his wife Barbara just last week. The couple was married for 73 years, longer than any other president and first lady in history. 

    Bush, 93, lost his wife Barbara just last week. The couple was married for 73 years, longer than any other president and first lady in history. 

  • Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing

    Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-04-24 03:35:40 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:49 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:49:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington. Now it’s Was...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington. Now it’s Was...

    Senators discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's...

    Senators discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's second-largest department.

  • Pompeo nomination narrowly clears panel, goes to full Senate

    Pompeo nomination narrowly clears panel, goes to full Senate

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-04-23 05:05:19 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:17 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:17:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). In this April 12, 2018, photo, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Trump’s nominee for secreta...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). In this April 12, 2018, photo, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Trump’s nominee for secreta...
    Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend his confirmation.
    Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend his confirmation.
  • The Latest: Panel approves Pompeo for secretary of state

    The Latest: Panel approves Pompeo for secretary of state

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-04-23 13:45:53 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:10:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). In this April 12, 2018, photo, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Trump’s nominee for secreta...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). In this April 12, 2018, photo, Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo speaks during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his confirmation on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Trump’s nominee for secreta...
    President Donald Trump is attacking Democrats as he seeks Senate confirmation of Mike Pompeo as secretary of State.
    President Donald Trump is attacking Democrats as he seeks Senate confirmation of Mike Pompeo as secretary of State.
  • Effort in Oregon county would ban enforcing gun control laws

    Effort in Oregon county would ban enforcing gun control laws

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:07:08 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:10:32 GMT
    Some residents of an Oregon county are asking voters to sign a petition that would put a measure on the ballot barring local officials from enforcing any gun control law.
    Some residents of an Oregon county are asking voters to sign a petition that would put a measure on the ballot barring local officials from enforcing any gun control law.
  • No typical double date: Trumps, Macrons dine at Mount Vernon

    No typical double date: Trumps, Macrons dine at Mount Vernon

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:26:20 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:10:29 GMT
    Melania Trump is serving rack of lamb and nectarine tart at Tuesday's White House state dinner for President Emmanuel Macron of France.
    Melania Trump is serving rack of lamb and nectarine tart at Tuesday's White House state dinner for President Emmanuel Macron of France.
  • The Latest: US offers condolences over Toronto van rampage

    The Latest: US offers condolences over Toronto van rampage

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:06 PM EDT2018-04-24 02:06:07 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-04-24 05:09:04 GMT
    (Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). A injured person is put into the back of an ambulance in Toronto after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into a crowd  of pedestrians on Monday, April 23, 2018. The van apparently jumped a curb Monday i...(Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press via AP). A injured person is put into the back of an ambulance in Toronto after a van mounted a sidewalk crashing into a crowd of pedestrians on Monday, April 23, 2018. The van apparently jumped a curb Monday i...
    Toronto's police chief says an incident in which a rented van smashed into pedestrians appeared to have been deliberate.
    Toronto's police chief says an incident in which a rented van smashed into pedestrians appeared to have been deliberate.
  • Arizona governor pushes for teacher pay deal as strike looms

    Arizona governor pushes for teacher pay deal as strike looms

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:55:31 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:50:15 GMT
    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is pushing lawmakers to approve big teacher raises as school districts make plans to close if educators who call his proposal insufficient launch the first-ever statewide strike this week.
    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is pushing lawmakers to approve big teacher raises as school districts make plans to close if educators who call his proposal insufficient launch the first-ever statewide strike this week.
  • S.Korea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with North

    S.Korea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with North

    Sunday, April 22 2018 10:04 PM EDT2018-04-23 02:04:59 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:38:13 GMT
    South Korea says it has halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts on the border ahead of inter-Korean talks this week.
    South Korea says it has halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts on the border ahead of inter-Korean talks this week.
  • The Latest: Trump, Macron return to White House after dinner

    The Latest: Trump, Macron return to White House after dinner

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:25 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:25:27 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 10:28 PM EDT2018-04-24 02:28:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). French President Emmanuel Macron speaksa on arrival at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday April 23, 2018, outside of Washington. President Trump, celebrating nearly 250 years of U.S.-French relations, will be hosting Macro...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). French President Emmanuel Macron speaksa on arrival at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Monday April 23, 2018, outside of Washington. President Trump, celebrating nearly 250 years of U.S.-French relations, will be hosting Macro...
    French President Emmanuel Macron is taking a stroll around the White House before he is set to kick off his state visit to Washington with President Donald Trump Monday evening.
    French President Emmanuel Macron is taking a stroll around the White House before he is set to kick off his state visit to Washington with President Donald Trump Monday evening.
  • Senators cling to a fading custom Trump's Washington

    Senators cling to a fading custom Trump's Washington

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:15:32 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:19:29 GMT
    As civility fades in Trump's Washington, will senators cling to tradition and go easy on fellow senators?.
    As civility fades in Trump's Washington, will senators cling to tradition and go easy on fellow senators?.
  • Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

    Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:24:11 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 5:10 PM EDT2018-04-23 21:10:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square.  An audit of Facebook’s privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no p...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this March 29, 2018, file photo, the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. An audit of Facebook’s privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no p...
    Audit of Facebook's privacy practices found no problems, though company knew a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users.
    Audit of Facebook's privacy practices found no problems, though company knew a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users.
  • The Latest: White House spokeswoman can relate to Kate

    The Latest: White House spokeswoman can relate to Kate

    Monday, April 23 2018 8:25 AM EDT2018-04-23 12:25:48 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:59:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Royal fans John Loughrey, right, and Terry Hutt pose for a photo opposite the Lindo wing at St Mary's Hospital in London London, Monday, April 23, 2018. Kensington Palace says Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambri...(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Royal fans John Loughrey, right, and Terry Hutt pose for a photo opposite the Lindo wing at St Mary's Hospital in London London, Monday, April 23, 2018. Kensington Palace says Prince William's wife, the Duchess of Cambri...
    Kensington Palace says the Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to her third child, a boy weighing 8 pounds, 7 ounces (3.8 kilograms).
    Kensington Palace says the Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to her third child, a boy weighing 8 pounds, 7 ounces (3.8 kilograms).
  • Group blames Trump for jump in attacks on US Muslims

    Group blames Trump for jump in attacks on US Muslims

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:06:01 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:40:27 GMT
    A Muslim civil rights group is blasting President Donald Trump and his administration, saying his words and policies led to a sharp increase in attacks and bias against Muslims in 2017.
    A Muslim civil rights group is blasting President Donald Trump and his administration, saying his words and policies led to a sharp increase in attacks and bias against Muslims in 2017.
  • Clinton: Free press is under 'open assault' in Trump era

    Clinton: Free press is under 'open assault' in Trump era

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-04-23 15:05:19 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:37:03 GMT
    Hillary Clinton said press rights and free speech are under 'open assault' in Donald Trump's administration, likening it to an authoritarian regime.
    Hillary Clinton said press rights and free speech are under 'open assault' in Donald Trump's administration, likening it to an authoritarian regime.
  • EU trade chief says Merkel, Macron will push Trump on steel

    EU trade chief says Merkel, Macron will push Trump on steel

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:45 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:45:15 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-04-23 20:36:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, April 23, 2018. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and...(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, April 23, 2018. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and...
    The EU trade chief says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron will press Trump this week to exempt the 28-member bloc permanently from planned U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs.
    The EU trade chief says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron will press Trump this week to exempt the 28-member bloc permanently from planned U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs.
  • Correction: Midterms 2018-Replacing Ryan story

    Correction: Midterms 2018-Replacing Ryan story

    Sunday, April 22 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-04-22 19:34:56 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:58:32 GMT
    A former personal driver for House Speaker Paul Ryan who has been active in Republican politics in Wisconsin for years is running to succeed Ryan in Congress.
    A former personal driver for House Speaker Paul Ryan who has been active in Republican politics in Wisconsin for years is running to succeed Ryan in Congress.
  • Travel ban case is justices' first dive into Trump policy

    Travel ban case is justices' first dive into Trump policy

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:55 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:55:02 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:51:29 GMT
    Supreme Court justices' first deep dive into a Trump administration policy comes in a dispute over the administration's ban on travel from some countries with majority Muslim populations.
    Supreme Court justices' first deep dive into a Trump administration policy comes in a dispute over the administration's ban on travel from some countries with majority Muslim populations.
  • Why French globalist Macron is befriending nationalist Trump

    Why French globalist Macron is befriending nationalist Trump

    Sunday, April 22 2018 7:14 AM EDT2018-04-22 11:14:43 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:07:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 25, 2017 file photo, US President Donald Trump, shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron, right, during a meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Brussels. Macron arrives Monday April 23, 2018 in Washing...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 25, 2017 file photo, US President Donald Trump, shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron, right, during a meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Brussels. Macron arrives Monday April 23, 2018 in Washing...
    French President Emmanuel Macron is bringing an environmentally friendly gift to the White House when he visits U.S. President Donald Trump this week: a tree sapling.
    French President Emmanuel Macron is bringing an environmentally friendly gift to the White House when he visits U.S. President Donald Trump this week: a tree sapling.
  • Macron to push Trump on Iran deal, says there's no 'Plan B'

    Macron to push Trump on Iran deal, says there's no 'Plan B'

    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-04-22 15:04:45 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-04-23 15:21:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michel Euler). France's President Emmanuel Macron walks out of the lobby of the Elysee Palace in Paris, Friday, April 20, 2018, to welcome Senegalese President Macky Sall. Senegalese President Macky Sall is in France for a five-day visit.(AP Photo/Michel Euler). France's President Emmanuel Macron walks out of the lobby of the Elysee Palace in Paris, Friday, April 20, 2018, to welcome Senegalese President Macky Sall. Senegalese President Macky Sall is in France for a five-day visit.

    French President Emmanuel Macron is urging U.S. President Donald Trump to stick with the Iranian nuclear accord, arguing that there's no "Plan B".

    French President Emmanuel Macron is urging U.S. President Donald Trump to stick with the Iranian nuclear accord, arguing that there's no "Plan B".

  • Twain apologizes for saying she would have voted for Trump

    Twain apologizes for saying she would have voted for Trump

    Sunday, April 22 2018 10:25 PM EDT2018-04-23 02:25:13 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 11:06 AM EDT2018-04-23 15:06:08 GMT
    The Canadian says she wasn't prepared for the question and was trying to express how Trump had connected with a certain segment of the U.S population. (Source: CNN)The Canadian says she wasn't prepared for the question and was trying to express how Trump had connected with a certain segment of the U.S population. (Source: CNN)

    Shania Twain has apologized for saying if she were American she would have voted for Donald Trump for president, even though he's offensive.

    Shania Twain has apologized for saying if she were American she would have voted for Donald Trump for president, even though he's offensive.

  • White House: No plans by Trump to fire Mueller, Rosenstein

    White House: No plans by Trump to fire Mueller, Rosenstein

    Sunday, April 22 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-04-22 18:05:12 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-04-23 14:57:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse i...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse i...

    The White House says President Donald Trump has no intention of firing special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

    The White House says President Donald Trump has no intention of firing special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

  • Trump says North Korea agreed to denuclearize. It hasn't.

    Trump says North Korea agreed to denuclearize. It hasn't.

    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-04-22 15:34:49 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-04-23 13:27:40 GMT
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File). In this Friday, April 20, 2018, photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during a meeting of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea...(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File). In this Friday, April 20, 2018, photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during a meeting of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea...
    President Donald Trump is wrongly claiming North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un.
    President Donald Trump is wrongly claiming North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un.
  • Mnuchin expresses optimism trade standoffs can be resolved

    Mnuchin expresses optimism trade standoffs can be resolved

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-04-22 04:34:32 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 9:19 AM EDT2018-04-23 13:19:17 GMT
    ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks during a news conference at World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Saturday, April 21, 2018.( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks during a news conference at World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Saturday, April 21, 2018.
    US Treasury secretary expresses optimism over trade tensions.
    US Treasury secretary expresses optimism over trade tensions.
  • Natalie Portman addresses snub of 'Jewish Nobel,' backlash

    Natalie Portman addresses snub of 'Jewish Nobel,' backlash

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:53 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:53:13 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 9:17 AM EDT2018-04-23 13:17:00 GMT
    The Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of a June ceremony in Israel. (Source: (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)The Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of a June ceremony in Israel. (Source: (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
    The Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of June ceremony in Israel. (Source: (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)The Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of June ceremony in Israel. (Source: (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

    Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of June ceremony in Israel.

    Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of June ceremony in Israel.

  • HRW: 'Men only' job ads show ongoing discrimination in China

    HRW: 'Men only' job ads show ongoing discrimination in China

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:45 AM EDT2018-04-23 07:45:10 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 7:29 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:29:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). In this Nov. 28, 2017, photo, Chinese women look out of a window of a crowded bus traveling from the outskirts of the capital city during the morning rush hour, in Beijing. Human Rights Watch released the report on Monday, April 2...(AP Photo/Andy Wong). In this Nov. 28, 2017, photo, Chinese women look out of a window of a crowded bus traveling from the outskirts of the capital city during the morning rush hour, in Beijing. Human Rights Watch released the report on Monday, April 2...
    A human rights group says gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese work force, with many hiring advertisements openly calling only for male applicants.
    A human rights group says gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese work force, with many hiring advertisements openly calling only for male applicants.
  • Despite denials, lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief

    Despite denials, lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-04-22 04:24:34 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 7:09 AM EDT2018-04-23 11:09:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt attends a news conference at the EPA in Washington, on his decision to scrap Obama administration fuel standar...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt attends a news conference at the EPA in Washington, on his decision to scrap Obama administration fuel standar...

    In spite of denials, EPA chief Scott Pruitt did meet in his office last year with a veteran Washington lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced condo where he was living.

    In spite of denials, EPA chief Scott Pruitt did meet in his office last year with a veteran Washington lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced condo where he was living.

  • Vive la France: Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinner

    Vive la France: Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinner

    Saturday, April 21 2018 8:34 AM EDT2018-04-21 12:34:07 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 6:36 AM EDT2018-04-23 10:36:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). The U.S., and French flags are displayed on the Eisenhower Executive Office Building as seen through the portico of the West Wing of the White House, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Washington. President Donald Trump plans to celebr...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). The U.S., and French flags are displayed on the Eisenhower Executive Office Building as seen through the portico of the West Wing of the White House, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Washington. President Donald Trump plans to celebr...
    Vive le France: President Donald Trump to host his first big social event, a state dinner for President Emmanuel Macron.
    Vive le France: President Donald Trump to host his first big social event, a state dinner for President Emmanuel Macron.
  • Mexico holds its first presidential debate for July election

    Mexico holds its first presidential debate for July election

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:25:34 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 5:18 AM EDT2018-04-23 09:18:36 GMT
    (AP Photo / Marco Ugarte). The President of the National Electoral Institute, INE, Lorenzo Cordova Vianello speaks to the press before, the first of three debates among its presidential candidates in Mexico City, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Mexico will hol...(AP Photo / Marco Ugarte). The President of the National Electoral Institute, INE, Lorenzo Cordova Vianello speaks to the press before, the first of three debates among its presidential candidates in Mexico City, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Mexico will hol...
    The first of Mexico's presidential debates has opened with fire, with front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defending the idea of an amnesty to fight drug violence and reviving his 2006 campaign slogan of "the...
    The first of Mexico's presidential debates has opened with fire, with front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defending the idea of an amnesty to fight drug violence and reviving his 2006 campaign slogan of "the poor come first.".
  • Nicaragua's president cancels social security overhaul

    Nicaragua's president cancels social security overhaul

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-04-22 04:34:46 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 3:28 AM EDT2018-04-23 07:28:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). Anti-government protesters pull down a statue that is emblematic of the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, at the Jean Paul Jennie round-about in Managua, Nicaragua, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Ortega said Saturd...(AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). Anti-government protesters pull down a statue that is emblematic of the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, at the Jean Paul Jennie round-about in Managua, Nicaragua, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Ortega said Saturd...
    Journalist Angel Gahona is among more than people killed in unrest in Nicaragua over social security reforms planned by President Daniel Ortega's government.
    Journalist Angel Gahona is among more than people killed in unrest in Nicaragua over social security reforms planned by President Daniel Ortega's government.
  • Trial set to begin for ex-Arizona lawmaker in Alaska killing

    Trial set to begin for ex-Arizona lawmaker in Alaska killing

    Sunday, April 22 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-04-22 18:14:48 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 3:19 AM EDT2018-04-23 07:19:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer). In this Thursday, April 19, 2018 photo, Mark Desimone, right, sits next to his attorney Deborah Macaulay, during a pretrial hearing in Juneau, Alaska. Desimone, a former Arizona legislator, is charged in the shooting death of a...(AP Photo/Becky Bohrer). In this Thursday, April 19, 2018 photo, Mark Desimone, right, sits next to his attorney Deborah Macaulay, during a pretrial hearing in Juneau, Alaska. Desimone, a former Arizona legislator, is charged in the shooting death of a...
    A disgraced former Arizona legislator accused of killing a man in southeast Alaska in 2016 is scheduled to stand trial, starting this week.
    A disgraced former Arizona legislator accused of killing a man in southeast Alaska in 2016 is scheduled to stand trial, starting this week.
  • French performers, politicians decry 'new anti-Semitism'

    French performers, politicians decry 'new anti-Semitism'

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-04-22 16:04:44 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 3:15 AM EDT2018-04-23 07:15:49 GMT
    Actor Gerard Depardieu, singer Charles Aznavour and former President Nicolas Sarkozy are among some 300 well-known French people urging national action in France to counter a "new anti-Semitism" that they blame on...
    Actor Gerard Depardieu, singer Charles Aznavour and former President Nicolas Sarkozy are among some 300 well-known French people urging national action in France to counter a "new anti-Semitism" that they blame on rising Islamic radicalism.
  • Corker says he won't oppose Democrat seeking his Senate seat

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

    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-04-22 15:44:45 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-04-23 06:26:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., appears on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination for secretary of state has so divided the Foreign Re...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., appears on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination for secretary of state has so divided the Foreign Re...
    Outgoing Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee is sticking by his decision not to criticize the Democrat seeking to fill his seat next year.
    Outgoing Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee is sticking by his decision not to criticize the Democrat seeking to fill his seat next year.
  • Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat

    Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:54 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:54:11 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 1:28 AM EDT2018-04-23 05:28:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, shows former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sitting behind the wheel of a tractor during a tour of Gibson's Green Acres Dairy in Ogden, Utah. Romney is gearing up fo...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, shows former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sitting behind the wheel of a tractor during a tour of Gibson's Green Acres Dairy in Ogden, Utah. Romney is gearing up fo...
    Mitt Romney has one of the best-known names in politics, but he still must face down nearly a dozen Utah contenders in his bid to restart his political career with a U.S. Senate seat.
    Mitt Romney has one of the best-known names in politics, but he still must face down nearly a dozen Utah contenders in his bid to restart his political career with a U.S. Senate seat.
  • Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn't contacted her

    Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn't contacted her

    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:24 PM EDT2018-04-22 17:24:53 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-23 05:06:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov). Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Veselnitskaya who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during the 2016 ...(AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov). Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Veselnitskaya who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during the 2016 ...
    A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during the 2016 U.S. election campaign says that she has not been contacted by special counsel Robert Mueller and suspected that he was not...
    A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during the 2016 U.S. election campaign says that she has not been contacted by special counsel Robert Mueller and suspected that he was not interested in getting to the truth.
  • Trump considering pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

    Trump considering pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

    Saturday, April 21 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-04-21 19:44:16 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-23 05:06:21 GMT
    Stallone, who starred in the 1976 boxing film "Rocky" and several sequels, is a supporter of the president and attended Trump's New Years' Eve party at Mar-a-Lago in 2016. (Source: CNN/Twitter)Stallone, who starred in the 1976 boxing film "Rocky" and several sequels, is a supporter of the president and attended Trump's New Years' Eve party at Mar-a-Lago in 2016. (Source: CNN/Twitter)

    President Donald Trump says he's considering "a Full Pardon!" for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of "immorality" for one of his...

    President Donald Trump says he's considering "a Full Pardon!" for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of "immorality" for one of his relationships.

  • Mexico's Pena Nieto optimistic on NAFTA overhaul talks

    Mexico's Pena Nieto optimistic on NAFTA overhaul talks

    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:45 PM EDT2018-04-22 17:45:02 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:16:10 GMT
    (Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP). German chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and Mexico's President  Enrique Pena Nieto, arrive for the opening of the Hannover Fair, in Hannover, Germany, Sunday, April 22, 2018.(Julian Stratenschulte/dpa via AP). German chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, arrive for the opening of the Hannover Fair, in Hannover, Germany, Sunday, April 22, 2018.
    Mexico's president has said at a trade fair in Germany that he's optimistic about reaching a deal to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement.
    Mexico's president has said at a trade fair in Germany that he's optimistic about reaching a deal to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement.
  • Cosby defense team lobs attacks in court of public opinion

    Cosby defense team lobs attacks in court of public opinion

    Sunday, April 22 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-04-22 23:15:00 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 12:08 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:08:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial, Friday, April 20, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial, Friday, April 20, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown.
    Bill Cosby's lawyers and publicists are increasingly playing to the court of public opinion as his sexual assault retrial heads toward deliberations.
    Bill Cosby's lawyers and publicists are increasingly playing to the court of public opinion as his sexual assault retrial heads toward deliberations.
  • Road to N. Korea's denuclearization is littered with failure

    Road to N. Korea's denuclearization is littered with failure

    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-04-22 01:44:28 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 9:57 PM EDT2018-04-23 01:57:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool, File). FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018 file photo, Kim Yo Jong, left, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in P...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool, File). FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018 file photo, Kim Yo Jong, left, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in P...

    A look at previous nuclear negotiations with North Korea and how the currently planned talks between Seoul, Pyongyang and Washington took shape.

    A look at previous nuclear negotiations with North Korea and how the currently planned talks between Seoul, Pyongyang and Washington took shape.

  • An officer, a pilot and Jim Morrison: some notable posthumous pardons

    An officer, a pilot and Jim Morrison: some notable posthumous pardons

    Sunday, April 22 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-04-22 11:01:33 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 8:37 PM EDT2018-04-23 00:37:01 GMT
    President Donald Trump tweeted that he’s considering granting a posthumous pardon to legendary boxer Jack Johnson. (Source: Twitter/@realDonaldTrump)President Donald Trump tweeted that he’s considering granting a posthumous pardon to legendary boxer Jack Johnson. (Source: Twitter/@realDonaldTrump)

    President Donald Trump could soon take the rare step of granting a posthumous pardon. Here’s a look at some other times that’s happened in the U.S.

    President Donald Trump could soon take the rare step of granting a posthumous pardon. Here’s a look at some other times that’s happened in the U.S.

  • Merkel to Israel TV: Imperfect Iran deal better than no deal

    Merkel to Israel TV: Imperfect Iran deal better than no deal

    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:24 PM EDT2018-04-22 17:24:45 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-04-22 19:06:49 GMT
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says an imperfect nuclear deal with Iran is still preferable to no deal, and that her country will "watch very closely" to ensure it is being fulfilled.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says an imperfect nuclear deal with Iran is still preferable to no deal, and that her country will "watch very closely" to ensure it is being fulfilled.
  • Israel's Lieberman blames Hamas over Gaza deaths

    Israel's Lieberman blames Hamas over Gaza deaths

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:44:10 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-04-22 17:27:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adel Hana). Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 20, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protes...(AP Photo/Adel Hana). Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 20, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protes...

    Gaza health officials say 4 Palestinians, including 15-year-old boy, killed by Israeli army fire as thousands join fourth weekly protests on Gaza border.

    Gaza health officials say 4 Palestinians, including 15-year-old boy, killed by Israeli army fire as thousands join fourth weekly protests on Gaza border.

  • Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered

    Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:04:04 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-04-22 17:17:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Mourners pause as former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston.

    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.

    As the outpouring of tributes continues for Barbara Bush, the general public can pay its respects to the former first lady.

  • Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'

    Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'

    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:14 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:14:09 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-04-22 15:07:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In a Monday, April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. Federal prosecutors said they can give President Donald Trump's person...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In a Monday, April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. Federal prosecutors said they can give President Donald Trump's person...

    President Donald Trump says he doesn't expect personal lawyer Michael Cohen to "flip" as the government investigates Cohen's business dealings.

    President Donald Trump says he doesn't expect personal lawyer Michael Cohen to "flip" as the government investigates Cohen's business dealings.

  • N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

    N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:33:43 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-04-22 11:06:20 GMT
    North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.
    North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.
  • The Latest: Romney promises hard campaign in Senate primary

    The Latest: Romney promises hard campaign in Senate primary

    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:54 PM EDT2018-04-22 01:54:48 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 11:17 PM EDT2018-04-22 03:17:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, shows former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sitting behind the wheel of a tractor during a tour of Gibson's Green Acres Dairy in Ogden, Utah. Romney is gearing up fo...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, shows former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sitting behind the wheel of a tractor during a tour of Gibson's Green Acres Dairy in Ogden, Utah. Romney is gearing up fo...
    Mitt Romney has been forced into a Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah as he looks to restart his political career by replacing long-serving Sen. Orrin Hatch.
    Mitt Romney has been forced into a Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah as he looks to restart his political career by replacing long-serving Sen. Orrin Hatch.
  • Dems' lawsuit alleges conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

    Dems' lawsuit alleges conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:33:54 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:04:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 18, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump listens during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, in Palm Beach, Fla. The Democratic National Committee...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 18, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump listens during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, in Palm Beach, Fla. The Democratic National Committee...
    The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.
    The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.
  • Romney facing complex Utah nominating system in Senate race

    Romney facing complex Utah nominating system in Senate race

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:14:18 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:57:06 GMT
    U.S. Senate hopeful Mitt Romney will speak to thousands of Utah Republicans gathering Saturday at a party convention to vote for candidates ranging from Congress to state Legislature.
    U.S. Senate hopeful Mitt Romney will speak to thousands of Utah Republicans gathering Saturday at a party convention to vote for candidates ranging from Congress to state Legislature.
  • Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump not appealing to Dems

    Steyer's talk of impeaching Trump not appealing to Dems

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:44:18 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:49 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:49:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this March 16, 2018, file photo, political activist Tom Steyer speaks during an event in Cincinnati. Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign arguing to remove President Donald Trump from off...(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this March 16, 2018, file photo, political activist Tom Steyer speaks during an event in Cincinnati. Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign arguing to remove President Donald Trump from off...
    California billionaire Tom Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign to impeach President Donald Trump, but many Democratic candidates are shying away from that idea.
    California billionaire Tom Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign to impeach President Donald Trump, but many Democratic candidates are shying away from that idea.
  • UN officials in Sweden for talks on North Korea, Syria

    UN officials in Sweden for talks on North Korea, Syria

    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:34:23 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:37:32 GMT
    ( Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, left and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hold a joint press conference ahead of a UN Security Council meeting at Backakra, outside Ystad, southern Sweden, ...( Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, left and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hold a joint press conference ahead of a UN Security Council meeting at Backakra, outside Ystad, southern Sweden, ...
    The U.N. secretary-general and Security Council officials are meeting in Sweden on Saturday to discuss a range of international topics with the developments on the Korean Peninsula and the Syrian crisis dominating...
    The U.N. secretary-general and Security Council officials are meeting in Sweden on Saturday to discuss a range of international topics with the developments on the Korean Peninsula and the Syrian crisis dominating the agenda.
  • Haley's response: 'I don't get confused' draws notice

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

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:44:06 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:59:27 GMT
    (Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrives at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-Genera...(Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrives at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-Genera...
    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's rebuttal to a putdown from a close adviser to President Donald Trump has been seized upon as a rallying cry among some women.
    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's rebuttal to a putdown from a close adviser to President Donald Trump has been seized upon as a rallying cry among some women.
  • Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for Trump

    Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team for Trump

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:04 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:04:02 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse i...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse i...
    With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender.
    With the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender.
  • Report: Sessions might quit if Rosenstein is fired

    Report: Sessions might quit if Rosenstein is fired

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:49 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:49:55 GMT
    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-04-21 06:04:56 GMT
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions reportedly said he'd consider resigning if President Donald Trump fired Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. (Source: CNN/Pool)Attorney General Jeff Sessions reportedly said he'd consider resigning if President Donald Trump fired Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. (Source: CNN/Pool)

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions reportedly said he'd consider resigning if President Donald Trump fired Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions reportedly said he'd consider resigning if President Donald Trump fired Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

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  • Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics

    Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:56 AM EDT2018-04-24 07:56:13 GMT
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    Opioid overdoses killed 1,354 Americans ages 65 and older in 2016, but Medicare doesn't cover the oldest proven treatment for opioid addiction: methadone.
  • Newcomer hopes for upset in race for Arizona's US House seat

    Newcomer hopes for upset in race for Arizona's US House seat

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:17 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:17:32 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, former Arizona state Sen. Debbie Lesko speaks with a constituent during the meeting of the state committee of the Arizona Republican Party in Phoenix. Lesko is running against Hiral ...(AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2018, file photo, former Arizona state Sen. Debbie Lesko speaks with a constituent during the meeting of the state committee of the Arizona Republican Party in Phoenix. Lesko is running against Hiral ...
    A Democratic newcomer is looking to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat in Arizona that has been held by Republicans since the early 1980s.
    A Democratic newcomer is looking to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat in Arizona that has been held by Republicans since the early 1980s.
  • For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids

    For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids

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    For the first time, Facebook spells out how it decides whether to delete your posts.

    For the first time, Facebook spells out how it decides whether to delete your posts.

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