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  • Trump budget faces Dem opposition, GOP doubts about math

    Trump budget faces Dem opposition, GOP doubts about math

    Thursday, May 25 2017 10:20 AM EDT2017-05-25 14:20:37 GMT
    Thursday, May 25 2017 10:20 AM EDT2017-05-25 14:20:37 GMT

    Trump on Tuesday released a 10-year budget plan containing jarring, politically unrealistic cuts to the social safety net and a broad swath of domestic programs.

    Trump on Tuesday released a 10-year budget plan containing jarring, politically unrealistic cuts to the social safety net and a broad swath of domestic programs.

  • Foreign meetings omitted from Sessions' security clearance

    Foreign meetings omitted from Sessions' security clearance

    Thursday, May 25 2017 10:19 AM EDT2017-05-25 14:19:48 GMT
    Thursday, May 25 2017 10:19 AM EDT2017-05-25 14:19:48 GMT
    The ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee says the panel will be issuing subpoenas to get former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russian activities...
    The ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee says the panel will be issuing subpoenas to get former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to cooperate with its investigation into Russian activities during the 2016 election.
  • 23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

    23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

    Thursday, May 25 2017 6:25 AM EDT2017-05-25 10:25:34 GMT
    Thursday, May 25 2017 6:25 AM EDT2017-05-25 10:25:34 GMT

    The Congressional Budget Office planned to release its estimate Wednesday of what impact the GOP's House-passed health care overhaul would have on coverage and premiums.

    The Congressional Budget Office planned to release its estimate Wednesday of what impact the GOP's House-passed health care overhaul would have on coverage and premiums.

  • Setting aside past rude talk, Trump and pope focus on peace

    Setting aside past rude talk, Trump and pope focus on peace

    Thursday, May 25 2017 5:46 AM EDT2017-05-25 09:46:37 GMT
    Thursday, May 25 2017 5:46 AM EDT2017-05-25 09:46:37 GMT

    The meeting could provide powerful imagery to Catholic voters back in the United States as well as the possibility for conflict between a president and a pope who have not often seen eye-to-eye.

    The meeting could provide powerful imagery to Catholic voters back in the United States as well as the possibility for conflict between a president and a pope who have not often seen eye-to-eye.

  • House OKs bill making nude photo sharing in military a crime

    House OKs bill making nude photo sharing in military a crime

    Thursday, May 25 2017 5:37 AM EDT2017-05-25 09:37:10 GMT
    Thursday, May 25 2017 5:37 AM EDT2017-05-25 09:37:10 GMT
    The House has unanimously passed legislation that makes it a crime for U.S. service members to distribute intimate photos or videos of people without first getting their consent.
    The House has unanimously passed legislation that makes it a crime for U.S. service members to distribute intimate photos or videos of people without first getting their consent.
  • Throwing chaos aside, Trump aims for caution on big trip

    Throwing chaos aside, Trump aims for caution on big trip

    Thursday, May 25 2017 3:58 AM EDT2017-05-25 07:58:19 GMT
    Thursday, May 25 2017 3:58 AM EDT2017-05-25 07:58:19 GMT
    In his first appearance on the world stage, President Donald Trump is aiming for caution over his usual brand of chaos.
    In his first appearance on the world stage, President Donald Trump is aiming for caution over his usual brand of chaos.
  • Health care is key issue as Montana fills US House seat

    Health care is key issue as Montana fills US House seat

    Thursday, May 25 2017 3:37 AM EDT2017-05-25 07:37:11 GMT
    Thursday, May 25 2017 3:37 AM EDT2017-05-25 07:37:11 GMT
    Health care is a prominent issue in rural Montana as the state prepares to vote in a special election to fill its only seat in the US House.
    Health care is a prominent issue in rural Montana as the state prepares to vote in a special election to fill its only seat in the US House.
  • Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next

    Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 11:15 PM EDT2017-05-25 03:15:29 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 11:15 PM EDT2017-05-25 03:15:29 GMT
    Melania Trump is drawing attention for covering her head for some meetings but not others on President Donald Trump's first international trip.
    Melania Trump is drawing attention for covering her head for some meetings but not others on President Donald Trump's first international trip.
  • Carson calls poverty a state of mind

    Carson calls poverty a state of mind

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 9:06 PM EDT2017-05-25 01:06:12 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 9:06 PM EDT2017-05-25 01:06:12 GMT
    Housing Secretary Ben Carson wants to change the name of the sprawling federal agency he leads.
    Housing Secretary Ben Carson wants to change the name of the sprawling federal agency he leads.
  • Trump said to praise 'great job' in Philippine drug fight

    Trump said to praise 'great job' in Philippine drug fight

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 8:06 PM EDT2017-05-25 00:06:45 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 8:06 PM EDT2017-05-25 00:06:45 GMT
    A leaked transcript of President Donald Trump's call last month to the Philippine president shows Trump praising Rodrigo Duterte for an "unbelievable job" in waging a drug fight that's left thousands dead and drawn...
    A leaked transcript of President Donald Trump's call last month to the Philippine president shows Trump praising Rodrigo Duterte for an "unbelievable job" in waging a drug fight that's left thousands dead and drawn condemnation from American lawmakers.
  • House approves bill seeking to upend EPA pesticide rule

    House approves bill seeking to upend EPA pesticide rule

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:58 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:58:25 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 7:58 PM EDT2017-05-24 23:58:25 GMT
    The House has passed a Republican-backed measure reversing an Environmental Protection Agency requirement that those spraying pesticides on or near rivers and lakes file for a permit.
    The House has passed a Republican-backed measure reversing an Environmental Protection Agency requirement that those spraying pesticides on or near rivers and lakes file for a permit.
  • Longtime Trump attorney set to aid president amid probe

    Longtime Trump attorney set to aid president amid probe

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 6:39 PM EDT2017-05-24 22:39:43 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 6:39 PM EDT2017-05-24 22:39:43 GMT
    Trump retains his longtime attorney Marc Kasowitz as part of a still-forming team that will represent him on an investigation about Russian interference in the U.S. election.
    Trump retains his longtime attorney Marc Kasowitz as part of a still-forming team that will represent him on an investigation about Russian interference in the U.S. election.
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump's suspect claim about Iran's collapse

    AP FACT CHECK: Trump's suspect claim about Iran's collapse

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-05-24 22:17:22 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 6:17 PM EDT2017-05-24 22:17:22 GMT
    AP FACT CHECK: Trump's suspect claim about the imminent collapse of Iran before nuclear deal.
    AP FACT CHECK: Trump's suspect claim about the imminent collapse of Iran before nuclear deal.
  • Former allies on school choice now divided by Trump budget

    Former allies on school choice now divided by Trump budget

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-05-24 21:29:23 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-05-24 21:36:57 GMT
    President Donald Trump's budget proposal to provide federal tax money for private-school scholarships is getting pushback from an unconventional source: groups known for promoting school-choice initiatives.
    President Donald Trump's budget proposal to provide federal tax money for private-school scholarships is getting pushback from an unconventional source: groups known for promoting school-choice initiatives.
  • Trump hotels won't ask if stays paid with foreign govt money

    Trump hotels won't ask if stays paid with foreign govt money

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 5:15 PM EDT2017-05-24 21:15:30 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 5:15 PM EDT2017-05-24 21:15:30 GMT
    The Trump Organization says it will not ask guests at its hotels and resorts if they are using money from foreign governments to pay their bills. The Trump Organization says it is "impractical" to identify all...
    The Trump Organization says it will not ask guests at its hotels and resorts if they are using money from foreign governments to pay their bills. The Trump Organization says it is "impractical" to identify all guests using foreign government money.
  • Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill, wants changes made

    Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill, wants changes made

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:59:05 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:59:05 GMT
    Vermont Gov. Phil Scott says he won't sign a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state and is instead sending it back to the legislature with suggestions for another path forward.
    Vermont Gov. Phil Scott says he won't sign a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state and is instead sending it back to the legislature with suggestions for another path forward.
  • AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief slams Obama growth forecast

    AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief slams Obama growth forecast

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:44:43 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:44:43 GMT
    AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief glosses over differences in Obama and Trump economies as he slams previous administration on growth forecasts.
    AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief glosses over differences in Obama and Trump economies as he slams previous administration on growth forecasts.
  • Kim Reynolds sworn in as Iowa's 1st female governor

    Kim Reynolds sworn in as Iowa's 1st female governor

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-05-24 19:54:34 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-05-24 19:54:34 GMT
    Kim Reynolds has been sworn in as Iowa's next governor, becoming the state's first woman to hold the job after taking over for veteran Gov. Terry Branstad.
    Kim Reynolds has been sworn in as Iowa's next governor, becoming the state's first woman to hold the job after taking over for veteran Gov. Terry Branstad.
  • Secret Service budget asks for $25M to protect Trump Tower

    Secret Service budget asks for $25M to protect Trump Tower

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:49 PM EDT2017-05-24 19:49:10 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:49 PM EDT2017-05-24 19:49:10 GMT
    The Trump administration wants more money to protect President Donald Trump's signature New York skyscraper, add hundreds of new Secret Service agents and bolster security at the White House.
    The Trump administration wants more money to protect President Donald Trump's signature New York skyscraper, add hundreds of new Secret Service agents and bolster security at the White House.
  • Analysis: Budget shows Trump's trouble figuring out Congress

    Analysis: Budget shows Trump's trouble figuring out Congress

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 1:54 PM EDT2017-05-24 17:54:53 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 1:54 PM EDT2017-05-24 17:54:53 GMT

    As congressional Republicans largely rejected President Donald Trump's first budget proposal some said it was the latest symptom of a sometimes dysfunctional relationship between the Trump administration and Capitol Hill.

    As congressional Republicans largely rejected President Donald Trump's first budget proposal some said it was the latest symptom of a sometimes dysfunctional relationship between the Trump administration and Capitol Hill.

  • Uncertainty grows as Trump delays a health care decision

    Uncertainty grows as Trump delays a health care decision

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 12:27 PM EDT2017-05-24 16:27:36 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 12:29 PM EDT2017-05-24 16:29:57 GMT

    While insurers released a blueprint Monday for stabilizing wobbly markets, the Trump administration is leaving in limbo billions of dollars in federal subsidy payments.

    While insurers released a blueprint Monday for stabilizing wobbly markets, the Trump administration is leaving in limbo billions of dollars in federal subsidy payments.

  • Hannity backs off story about murdered DNC staffer

    Hannity backs off story about murdered DNC staffer

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 8:34 AM EDT2017-05-24 12:34:48 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 9:18 AM EDT2017-05-24 13:18:09 GMT

    Fox says it has removed a story from its website where an investigator speculated about a murdered Democratic National Committee member's ties to leaks.

    Fox says it has removed a story from its website where an investigator speculated about a murdered Democratic National Committee member's ties to leaks.

  • Trump envoy Haley tells refugees she cares, but defends cuts

    Trump envoy Haley tells refugees she cares, but defends cuts

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:28 AM EDT2017-05-24 07:28:01 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:32 AM EDT2017-05-24 07:32:32 GMT
    President Donald Trump's 31 percent budget cut to the U.S. State Department and international assistance dramatically ramps down American support for programs that for decades have promoted U.S. values and the...
    President Donald Trump's 31 percent budget cut to the U.S. State Department and international assistance dramatically ramps down American support for programs that for decades have promoted U.S. values and the welfare of the neediest around the world.
  • Hands off US election, ex-CIA director says he warned Russia

    Hands off US election, ex-CIA director says he warned Russia

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:27 AM EDT2017-05-24 07:27:35 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:31 AM EDT2017-05-24 07:31:50 GMT

    The testimony could shed light on concerns about the security risk posed by Trump's first national security adviser.

    The testimony could shed light on concerns about the security risk posed by Trump's first national security adviser.

  • Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military

    Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 2:54 AM EDT2017-05-24 06:54:06 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 2:56 AM EDT2017-05-24 06:56:41 GMT

    Lawmakers from both parties have said major changes will be needed as the measure moves through Congress.

    Lawmakers from both parties have said major changes will be needed as the measure moves through Congress.

  • Congressman quits post in GOP group over health care bill

    Congressman quits post in GOP group over health care bill

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-05-23 21:36:41 GMT
    Tuesday, May 23 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-05-23 21:36:41 GMT
    A New Jersey Republican congressman who helped push the House health care bill to passage has quit his post as a chairman of the chamber's moderate Tuesday Group.
    A New Jersey Republican congressman who helped push the House health care bill to passage has quit his post as a chairman of the chamber's moderate Tuesday Group.
  • Advocates slam Trump plan to reduce aid for college students

    Advocates slam Trump plan to reduce aid for college students

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 5:26 PM EDT2017-05-23 21:26:00 GMT
    Tuesday, May 23 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-05-23 21:28:25 GMT
    Education organizations are lashing out at President Donald Trump's budget proposal, saying it contradicts his promises to make college more affordable.
    Education organizations are lashing out at President Donald Trump's budget proposal, saying it contradicts his promises to make college more affordable.
  • Poor and disabled big losers in Trump budget; military wins

    Poor and disabled big losers in Trump budget; military wins

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 5:04 PM EDT2017-05-23 21:04:02 GMT
    Tuesday, May 23 2017 5:04 PM EDT2017-05-23 21:04:02 GMT
    The poor and the disabled are big losers in President Donald Trump's budget while the Pentagon is a big winner.
    The poor and the disabled are big losers in President Donald Trump's budget while the Pentagon is a big winner.
  • Iowa to soon have first female governor

    Iowa to soon have first female governor

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 4:37 PM EDT2017-05-23 20:37:07 GMT
    Tuesday, May 23 2017 4:37 PM EDT2017-05-23 20:37:07 GMT

    Once Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad resigns, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will replace him to become Iowa's first female governor.  

    Once Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad resigns, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will replace him to become Iowa's first female governor.  

  • Trump budget slashes money of clean air and water programs

    Trump budget slashes money of clean air and water programs

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 1:34 PM EDT2017-05-23 17:34:31 GMT
    Tuesday, May 23 2017 1:34 PM EDT2017-05-23 17:34:31 GMT
    The Trump Administration wants to slash funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by nearly one-third, laying off thousands of employees while imposing drastic cuts to clean air and water programs.
    The Trump Administration wants to slash funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by nearly one-third, laying off thousands of employees while imposing drastic cuts to clean air and water programs.
  • Trump condemns against 'wicked ideology' behind terror

    Trump condemns against 'wicked ideology' behind terror

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 1:34 PM EDT2017-05-23 17:34:23 GMT
    Tuesday, May 23 2017 1:34 PM EDT2017-05-23 17:34:23 GMT
    President Donald Trump offered his condolences in the wake of a deadly concert explosion, condemning the "evil losers" behind the attack and calling on "civilized nations" to work for peace.
    President Donald Trump offered his condolences in the wake of a deadly concert explosion, condemning the "evil losers" behind the attack and calling on "civilized nations" to work for peace.
  • Ethics office blasts Trump refusal to disclose lobby waivers

    Ethics office blasts Trump refusal to disclose lobby waivers

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 10:55 AM EDT2017-05-23 14:55:56 GMT
    Tuesday, May 23 2017 10:57 AM EDT2017-05-23 14:57:05 GMT

    The Trump administration is pushing back on an effort by the Office of Government Ethics to force the disclosure of waivers issued to ex-lobbyists in the administration.

    The Trump administration is pushing back on an effort by the Office of Government Ethics to force the disclosure of waivers issued to ex-lobbyists in the administration.

  • Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians

    Haley wants UN to shift aid focus to nations hosting Syrians

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 4:14 AM EDT2017-05-23 08:14:02 GMT
    Tuesday, May 23 2017 4:14 AM EDT2017-05-23 08:14:02 GMT
    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is calling for a shift in the way the U.N. and aid groups support Syrian refugees.
    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is calling for a shift in the way the U.N. and aid groups support Syrian refugees.
  • Trump's $4.1T budget relies on deep domestic cuts

    Trump's $4.1T budget relies on deep domestic cuts

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 3:42 AM EDT2017-05-23 07:42:08 GMT
    Tuesday, May 23 2017 3:42 AM EDT2017-05-23 07:42:08 GMT

    Trump's blueprint for the 2018 budget year includes a wave of cuts to benefit programs such as Medicaid, federal employee pensions, welfare benefits and farm subsidies.

    Trump's blueprint for the 2018 budget year includes a wave of cuts to benefit programs such as Medicaid, federal employee pensions, welfare benefits and farm subsidies.

  • Senate Republicans quietly working on health overhaul bill

    Senate Republicans quietly working on health overhaul bill

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 3:24 AM EDT2017-05-23 07:24:44 GMT
    Tuesday, May 23 2017 3:26 AM EDT2017-05-23 07:26:36 GMT

    In closed-door meetings, Senate Republicans are trying to write legislation dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law.

    In closed-door meetings, Senate Republicans are trying to write legislation dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law.

  • Flynn rejects Trump-Russia probe subpoena; Dems say he lied

    Flynn rejects Trump-Russia probe subpoena; Dems say he lied

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 3:14 AM EDT2017-05-23 07:14:59 GMT
    Tuesday, May 23 2017 3:14 AM EDT2017-05-23 07:14:59 GMT

    Members of key congressional committees are pledging a full public airing as to why former FBI director James Comey was ousted amid an intensifying investigation into Russia's interference with the U.S. election.

    Members of key congressional committees are pledging a full public airing as to why former FBI director James Comey was ousted amid an intensifying investigation into Russia's interference with the U.S. election.

  • Questions about Russia chase Trump during first Israel visit

    Questions about Russia chase Trump during first Israel visit

    Tuesday, May 23 2017 12:06 AM EDT2017-05-23 04:06:42 GMT
    Tuesday, May 23 2017 12:06 AM EDT2017-05-23 04:06:42 GMT

    President Donald Trump is set to visit Israel on a two-day trip, his agenda marked by elusive pursuit of peace between Israelis and Palestinians.

    President Donald Trump is set to visit Israel on a two-day trip, his agenda marked by elusive pursuit of peace between Israelis and Palestinians.

  • Trump greeted with selfies and politics on arrival in Israel

    Trump greeted with selfies and politics on arrival in Israel

    Monday, May 22 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-05-22 22:36:26 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-05-22 22:36:26 GMT
    Trump is welcomed on the tarmac in Tel Aviv by Israeli ministers, who introduce politics and characteristic bluntness shortly after he arrives.
    Trump is welcomed on the tarmac in Tel Aviv by Israeli ministers, who introduce politics and characteristic bluntness shortly after he arrives.
  • Trump avoids pointing to Saudis' human rights failings

    Trump avoids pointing to Saudis' human rights failings

    Monday, May 22 2017 2:56 PM EDT2017-05-22 18:56:04 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 2:56 PM EDT2017-05-22 18:56:04 GMT
    Trump praises Saudi kingdom while making little if any mention of human rights failings.
    Trump praises Saudi kingdom while making little if any mention of human rights failings.
  • Appeals court strikes down FAA drone registration rule

    Appeals court strikes down FAA drone registration rule

    Monday, May 22 2017 1:39 PM EDT2017-05-22 17:39:53 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 1:39 PM EDT2017-05-22 17:39:53 GMT
    A federal appeals court has struck down a federal regulation that required owners of recreational drones and other model aircraft to register the devices with the Federal Aviation Administration.
    A federal appeals court has struck down a federal regulation that required owners of recreational drones and other model aircraft to register the devices with the Federal Aviation Administration.
  • Trump's plan to nix community block grants may be tough sell

    Trump's plan to nix community block grants may be tough sell

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:56 AM EDT2017-05-22 15:56:33 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 11:56 AM EDT2017-05-22 15:56:33 GMT

    With Democrats overwhelmingly opposing Trump's proposed cuts, support from Republican lawmakers for a popular program that has helped build fire stations, provided meals to needy children and more could keep the program alive.

    With Democrats overwhelmingly opposing Trump's proposed cuts, support from Republican lawmakers for a popular program that has helped build fire stations, provided meals to needy children and more could keep the program alive.

  • Huge cuts to food stamps part of Trump's budget proposal

    Huge cuts to food stamps part of Trump's budget proposal

    Monday, May 22 2017 5:14 AM EDT2017-05-22 09:14:36 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 5:14 AM EDT2017-05-22 09:14:36 GMT

    President Donald Trump's budget hasn't been released yet, but that's not stopping some of Congress' most important Republicans from giving it a cold shoulder.

    President Donald Trump's budget hasn't been released yet, but that's not stopping some of Congress' most important Republicans from giving it a cold shoulder.

  • Trump urges Mideast nations to drive out 'Islamic extremism'

    Trump urges Mideast nations to drive out 'Islamic extremism'

    Monday, May 22 2017 12:14 AM EDT2017-05-22 04:14:23 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 12:14 AM EDT2017-05-22 04:14:23 GMT

    President Donald Trump is using the nation that is home to Islam's holiest site as a backdrop to call for Muslim unity in the fight against terrorism.

    President Donald Trump is using the nation that is home to Islam's holiest site as a backdrop to call for Muslim unity in the fight against terrorism.

  • Saudis welcome Trump with gold medal, receive arms package

    Saudis welcome Trump with gold medal, receive arms package

    Monday, May 22 2017 12:03 AM EDT2017-05-22 04:03:16 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 12:03 AM EDT2017-05-22 04:03:16 GMT

    Trump opens his first trip abroad since taking office, visiting Saudi Arabia as he tries to build stronger partnerships to combat terrorism.

    Trump opens his first trip abroad since taking office, visiting Saudi Arabia as he tries to build stronger partnerships to combat terrorism.

  • US stance holding up nations' pledges on climate change

    US stance holding up nations' pledges on climate change

    Sunday, May 21 2017 8:45 AM EDT2017-05-21 12:45:06 GMT
    Sunday, May 21 2017 8:45 AM EDT2017-05-21 12:45:06 GMT
    Fiji says uncertainty over whether the United States will pull out of the Paris Agreement won't stop the rest of the international community from trying to make progress at this year's international climate summit.
    Fiji says uncertainty over whether the United States will pull out of the Paris Agreement won't stop the rest of the international community from trying to make progress at this year's international climate summit.
  • Prospect of NAFTA rewrite gives US farmers a case of jitters

    Prospect of NAFTA rewrite gives US farmers a case of jitters

    Sunday, May 21 2017 4:12 AM EDT2017-05-21 08:12:58 GMT
    Sunday, May 21 2017 4:12 AM EDT2017-05-21 08:12:58 GMT
    Why Trump's combative trade stance makes US farmers nervous.
    Why Trump's combative trade stance makes US farmers nervous.
  • Report: FBI probe moves into White House

    Report: FBI probe moves into White House

    Saturday, May 20 2017 3:23 AM EDT2017-05-20 07:23:35 GMT
    Saturday, May 20 2017 3:23 AM EDT2017-05-20 07:23:35 GMT

    President Donald Trump claims that the appointment of a special counsel to investigate Russian election meddling and his own campaign's ties amounts to the 'greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history'.

    President Donald Trump claims that the appointment of a special counsel to investigate Russian election meddling and his own campaign's ties amounts to the 'greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history'.

  • Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director

    Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director

    Friday, May 19 2017 11:22 PM EDT2017-05-20 03:22:38 GMT
    Friday, May 19 2017 11:22 PM EDT2017-05-20 03:22:38 GMT
    The White House says the president will not announce his pick for FBI director before leaving Friday on his first foreign trip.
    The White House says the president will not announce his pick for FBI director before leaving Friday on his first foreign trip.
  • Trump says he's 'very close' to naming an FBI director

    Trump says he's 'very close' to naming an FBI director

    Friday, May 19 2017 12:23 PM EDT2017-05-19 16:23:32 GMT
    Friday, May 19 2017 12:23 PM EDT2017-05-19 16:23:32 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he is "very close" to naming a new FBI director.
    President Donald Trump says he is "very close" to naming a new FBI director.
  • Worldwide effort set to keep Trump happy on 1st trip abroad

    Worldwide effort set to keep Trump happy on 1st trip abroad

    Friday, May 19 2017 11:39 AM EDT2017-05-19 15:39:42 GMT
    Friday, May 19 2017 11:39 AM EDT2017-05-19 15:39:42 GMT
    As President Donald Trump heads off on his first foreign trip, a worldwide effort is under way to accommodate America's homebody president on his first trip abroad since taking office.
    As President Donald Trump heads off on his first foreign trip, a worldwide effort is under way to accommodate America's homebody president on his first trip abroad since taking office.
  • Vice President Pence avoids political fray surrounding him

    Vice President Pence avoids political fray surrounding him

    Friday, May 19 2017 11:11 AM EDT2017-05-19 15:11:40 GMT
    Friday, May 19 2017 11:11 AM EDT2017-05-19 15:11:40 GMT
    Vice President Mike Pence has approached the drama engulfing the White House with caution, offering loyalty to his boss but in a manner that seeks to limit his political exposure.
    Vice President Mike Pence has approached the drama engulfing the White House with caution, offering loyalty to his boss but in a manner that seeks to limit his political exposure.
  • Salem congressman responds to Trump's 'witch hunt' tweet

    Salem congressman responds to Trump's 'witch hunt' tweet

    Friday, May 19 2017 6:42 AM EDT2017-05-19 10:42:22 GMT
    Friday, May 19 2017 6:42 AM EDT2017-05-19 10:42:22 GMT
    A Massachusetts congressman is taking issue with President Donald Trump's claim that he is the target of "single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history.".
    A Massachusetts congressman is taking issue with President Donald Trump's claim that he is the target of "single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history.".
  • Senate chairman: Flynn has not responded to subpoena

    Senate chairman: Flynn has not responded to subpoena

    Friday, May 19 2017 4:41 AM EDT2017-05-19 08:41:14 GMT
    Friday, May 19 2017 4:41 AM EDT2017-05-19 08:41:14 GMT
    Ousted Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will not honor a subpoena issued by a Senate committee looking into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
    Ousted Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will not honor a subpoena issued by a Senate committee looking into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
  • President's 2018 budget to include paid family leave

    President's 2018 budget to include paid family leave

    Friday, May 19 2017 3:51 AM EDT2017-05-19 07:51:52 GMT
    Friday, May 19 2017 3:51 AM EDT2017-05-19 07:51:52 GMT
    President Donald Trump's budget proposal will require states to provide paid family leave programs. (Source: CNN)President Donald Trump's budget proposal will require states to provide paid family leave programs. (Source: CNN)

    President Donald Trump's 2018 budget will include a paid family leave plan.

    President Donald Trump's 2018 budget will include a paid family leave plan.

  • Trump claims witch hunt, says he's most hounded leader ever

    Trump claims witch hunt, says he's most hounded leader ever

    Friday, May 19 2017 3:51 AM EDT2017-05-19 07:51:12 GMT
    Friday, May 19 2017 3:51 AM EDT2017-05-19 07:51:12 GMT

    The surprise announcement to hand over the probe was a striking shift for Trump's Justice Department, which had resisted increasingly loud calls from Democrats for an outside prosecutor.

    The surprise announcement to hand over the probe was a striking shift for Trump's Justice Department, which had resisted increasingly loud calls from Democrats for an outside prosecutor.

  • Chaffetz to resign, raising doubts about Trump probe

    Chaffetz to resign, raising doubts about Trump probe

    Friday, May 19 2017 3:34 AM EDT2017-05-19 07:34:05 GMT
    Friday, May 19 2017 3:34 AM EDT2017-05-19 07:34:05 GMT
    Rep. Jason Chaffetz said Thursday he will resign from Congress next month. (Source: POOL/CNN)Rep. Jason Chaffetz said Thursday he will resign from Congress next month. (Source: POOL/CNN)

    A top Utah state lawmaker says that U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz is expected to leave office by the end of June.

    A top Utah state lawmaker says that U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz is expected to leave office by the end of June.

  • Trump supporters blame leaks, conspiracy for his woes

    Trump supporters blame leaks, conspiracy for his woes

    Friday, May 19 2017 3:33 AM EDT2017-05-19 07:33:51 GMT
    Friday, May 19 2017 3:33 AM EDT2017-05-19 07:33:51 GMT
    To the White House and its supporters, the big story in Washington isn't the investigation into possible Trump campaign ties to Russia _ it's about leakers working to undermine the president.
    To the White House and its supporters, the big story in Washington isn't the investigation into possible Trump campaign ties to Russia _ it's about leakers working to undermine the president.
  • Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA

    Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA

    Friday, May 19 2017 1:49 AM EDT2017-05-19 05:49:52 GMT
    Friday, May 19 2017 1:49 AM EDT2017-05-19 05:49:52 GMT
    Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate trade pact with Canada and Mexico.
    Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate trade pact with Canada and Mexico.
  • US airstrike hits pro-Syria government forces for first time

    US airstrike hits pro-Syria government forces for first time

    Friday, May 19 2017 1:30 AM EDT2017-05-19 05:30:41 GMT
    Friday, May 19 2017 1:30 AM EDT2017-05-19 05:30:41 GMT
    The Islamic State group has launched an offensive against government forces in central Syria near the highway that links the capital Damascus to the northern city of Aleppo.
    The Islamic State group has launched an offensive against government forces in central Syria near the highway that links the capital Damascus to the northern city of Aleppo.
  • Planned Parenthood to close 4 Iowa clinics after funding cut

    Planned Parenthood to close 4 Iowa clinics after funding cut

    Thursday, May 18 2017 10:22 PM EDT2017-05-19 02:22:32 GMT
    Thursday, May 18 2017 10:22 PM EDT2017-05-19 02:22:32 GMT
    Planned Parenthood says it's closing four of its 12 clinics in Iowa after the Republican-led Legislature cut its state funding.
    Planned Parenthood says it's closing four of its 12 clinics in Iowa after the Republican-led Legislature cut its state funding.
  • Trump asks Colombia's help to end Venezuela political crisis

    Trump asks Colombia's help to end Venezuela political crisis

    Thursday, May 18 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-05-18 22:00:36 GMT
    Thursday, May 18 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-05-18 22:00:36 GMT
    President Donald Trump has welcomed the president of Colombia to the White House for their first official meeting.
    President Donald Trump has welcomed the president of Colombia to the White House for their first official meeting.
  • Getting back to governing in DC

    Getting back to governing in DC

    Getting back to governing in DC

    Thursday, May 18 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-05-18 21:58:21 GMT
    Barbara Norrander (Source: Tucson News Now)Barbara Norrander (Source: Tucson News Now)

    With almost non-stop controversy in Washington D.C, talks on topics affecting people in southern Arizona and across the country aren't moving at the speed some lawmakers had hoped.

    With almost non-stop controversy in Washington D.C, talks on topics affecting people in southern Arizona and across the country aren't moving at the speed some lawmakers had hoped.

  • House speaker promises tax overhaul this year despite chaos

    House speaker promises tax overhaul this year despite chaos

    Thursday, May 18 2017 5:51 PM EDT2017-05-18 21:51:43 GMT
    Thursday, May 18 2017 5:51 PM EDT2017-05-18 21:51:43 GMT
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the United States can achieve a goal of 3 percent economic growth if there are historic changes in taxes and regulation.
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the United States can achieve a goal of 3 percent economic growth if there are historic changes in taxes and regulation.
  • Kochs unveil campaign to 'jolt' stalled tax debate

    Kochs unveil campaign to 'jolt' stalled tax debate

    Thursday, May 18 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-05-18 21:33:32 GMT
    Thursday, May 18 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-05-18 21:36:53 GMT
    The Koch Brothers' political network is preparing to spend millions of dollars to inject new urgency into the stalled tax debate.
    The Koch Brothers' political network is preparing to spend millions of dollars to inject new urgency into the stalled tax debate.
  • The Latest: US: Pro-Syrian forces hit in strike posed threat

    The Latest: US: Pro-Syrian forces hit in strike posed threat

    Thursday, May 18 2017 4:41 PM EDT2017-05-18 20:41:16 GMT
    Thursday, May 18 2017 4:41 PM EDT2017-05-18 20:41:16 GMT
    UN envoy says discussions begin on constitutional process amid efforts to end Syria's civil war.
    UN envoy says discussions begin on constitutional process amid efforts to end Syria's civil war.
  • Trump gives notice of renegotiating NAFTA

    Trump gives notice of renegotiating NAFTA

    Thursday, May 18 2017 4:36 PM EDT2017-05-18 20:36:39 GMT
    Thursday, May 18 2017 4:36 PM EDT2017-05-18 20:36:39 GMT

    Trump administration officials have sent a letter to Congress that triggers a 90-day consultation period among the administration, Congress and business concerning NAFTA. 

    Trump administration officials have sent a letter to Congress that triggers a 90-day consultation period among the administration, Congress and business concerning NAFTA. 

  • Talks on airplane laptop ban end with no ban, more talks

    Talks on airplane laptop ban end with no ban, more talks

    Thursday, May 18 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-05-18 20:32:10 GMT
    Thursday, May 18 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-05-18 20:35:02 GMT

    Officials will meet in Brussels Wednesday to discuss U.S. plans to broaden an in-flight ban on laptops and tablets to include plans from Europe.

    Officials will meet in Brussels Wednesday to discuss U.S. plans to broaden an in-flight ban on laptops and tablets to include plans from Europe.

  • US, Israeli spies upset that Trump shared intel with Russia

    US, Israeli spies upset that Trump shared intel with Russia

    Thursday, May 18 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-05-18 20:21:57 GMT
    Thursday, May 18 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-05-18 20:21:57 GMT
    The United States and Israel want to move past President Donald Trump's apparent sharing of Israeli intelligence with Russia, but American and Israeli spy professionals say they're frustrated and fearful about the...
    The United States and Israel want to move past President Donald Trump's apparent sharing of Israeli intelligence with Russia, but American and Israeli spy professionals say they're frustrated and fearful about the impact on the intelligence partnership.
  • Magazine: Obama reveals to friends true feelings about Trump

    Magazine: Obama reveals to friends true feelings about Trump

    Thursday, May 18 2017 3:13 PM EDT2017-05-18 19:13:40 GMT
    (Source: Associated Press)(Source: Associated Press)

    According to People Magazine, former President Barack Obama has let a few of his friends know his true feelings about President Donald Trump.

    According to People Magazine, former President Barack Obama has let a few of his friends know his true feelings about President Donald Trump.

  • Q&A: The mechanics of the Trump-Russia special counsel

    Q&A: The mechanics of the Trump-Russia special counsel

    Thursday, May 18 2017 3:01 PM EDT2017-05-18 19:01:59 GMT
    Thursday, May 18 2017 3:01 PM EDT2017-05-18 19:01:59 GMT
    With Robert Mueller newly appointed as special counsel to investigate possible links between Russia and Trump campaign associates, here's a rundown of his powers and their limits.
    With Robert Mueller newly appointed as special counsel to investigate possible links between Russia and Trump campaign associates, here's a rundown of his powers and their limits.
  • Melania Trump announces first overseas trip as first lady

    Melania Trump announces first overseas trip as first lady

    Thursday, May 18 2017 2:41 PM EDT2017-05-18 18:41:53 GMT
    Thursday, May 18 2017 2:41 PM EDT2017-05-18 18:41:53 GMT
    Melania Trump is announcing some of the stops on her first foreign trip as America's first lady.
    Melania Trump is announcing some of the stops on her first foreign trip as America's first lady.
  • Audit says Education Dept must improve grant oversight

    Audit says Education Dept must improve grant oversight

    Thursday, May 18 2017 2:41 PM EDT2017-05-18 18:41:24 GMT
    Thursday, May 18 2017 2:41 PM EDT2017-05-18 18:41:24 GMT
    A government study has found that the Department of Education did not properly monitor and document $21 million in grants in 2012-2014.
    A government study has found that the Department of Education did not properly monitor and document $21 million in grants in 2012-2014.
  • States scramble to comply with federal ID law

    States scramble to comply with federal ID law

    Thursday, May 18 2017 2:11 PM EDT2017-05-18 18:11:35 GMT
    Thursday, May 18 2017 2:11 PM EDT2017-05-18 18:11:35 GMT
    As a deadline approaches on the federal REAL ID Act, lawmakers across the country have been scrambling for legislative fixes so residents can board flights and travel without confusion.
    As a deadline approaches on the federal REAL ID Act, lawmakers across the country have been scrambling for legislative fixes so residents can board flights and travel without confusion.
  • Tillerson: US must deal with demand to stem drug violence

    Tillerson: US must deal with demand to stem drug violence

    Thursday, May 18 2017 2:10 PM EDT2017-05-18 18:10:50 GMT
    Thursday, May 18 2017 2:10 PM EDT2017-05-18 18:10:50 GMT
    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Americans "must own" the problem of narcotics addiction if it wants to end the scourge of drug trafficking and cross-border violence.
    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Americans "must own" the problem of narcotics addiction if it wants to end the scourge of drug trafficking and cross-border violence.
  • Another round of premium hikes: blame Trump or Obama?

    Another round of premium hikes: blame Trump or Obama?

    Thursday, May 18 2017 11:20 AM EDT2017-05-18 15:20:02 GMT
    Thursday, May 18 2017 11:20 AM EDT2017-05-18 15:20:02 GMT

    President Donald Trump has seized on early market rumbles as validation of his claim that "Obamacare" is a disaster, collapsing of its own weight. Democrats, meanwhile, accuse Trump of "sabotage" on a program he's disparaged and wants to dismantle.

    President Donald Trump has seized on early market rumbles as validation of his claim that "Obamacare" is a disaster, collapsing of its own weight. Democrats, meanwhile, accuse Trump of "sabotage" on a program he's disparaged and wants to dismantle.

  • With waiver, US lets Iran keep getting benefits of nuke deal

    With waiver, US lets Iran keep getting benefits of nuke deal

    Thursday, May 18 2017 7:29 AM EDT2017-05-18 11:29:20 GMT
    Thursday, May 18 2017 7:31 AM EDT2017-05-18 11:31:05 GMT
    The Trump administration is extending nuclear sanctions relief for Iran but also slapping Iran with more non-nuclear sanctions over its ballistic missile activity.
    The Trump administration is extending nuclear sanctions relief for Iran but also slapping Iran with more non-nuclear sanctions over its ballistic missile activity.
  • House chairman pushes privatizing air traffic control in US

    House chairman pushes privatizing air traffic control in US

    Thursday, May 18 2017 4:48 AM EDT2017-05-18 08:48:42 GMT
    Thursday, May 18 2017 4:48 AM EDT2017-05-18 08:48:42 GMT
    The Republican chairman of a House panel is urging lawmakers to turn the nation's air traffic control operations over to a new non-profit corporation.
    The Republican chairman of a House panel is urging lawmakers to turn the nation's air traffic control operations over to a new non-profit corporation.
  • Trump interviews 4 candidates to post of FBI director

    Trump interviews 4 candidates to post of FBI director

    Thursday, May 18 2017 3:30 AM EDT2017-05-18 07:30:07 GMT
    Thursday, May 18 2017 3:32 AM EDT2017-05-18 07:32:02 GMT
    The White House says President Donald Trump will be interviewing four potential candidates to lead the FBI, including former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman.
    The White House says President Donald Trump will be interviewing four potential candidates to lead the FBI, including former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman.
  • Special prosecutor abruptly named to probe Trump-Russia ties

    Special prosecutor abruptly named to probe Trump-Russia ties

    Thursday, May 18 2017 3:29 AM EDT2017-05-18 07:29:21 GMT
    Thursday, May 18 2017 3:31 AM EDT2017-05-18 07:31:27 GMT

    Bombshell Comey news came as the beleaguered administration was still struggling to explain Monday's revelation that the president had disclosed highly classified information to Russian diplomats.

    Bombshell Comey news came as the beleaguered administration was still struggling to explain Monday's revelation that the president had disclosed highly classified information to Russian diplomats.

  • Members of Phoenix PD attend Oval Office declaration of Peace Officers Memorial Day

    Members of Phoenix PD attend Oval Office declaration of Peace Officers Memorial Day

    Monday, May 15 2017 2:06 PM EDT2017-05-15 18:06:45 GMT
    (Source: Wikimedia Commons)(Source: Wikimedia Commons)
    President Trump signed a proclamation on Monday declaring May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and May 14 through May 20 as Police Week. Members of the Phoenix Police Department were among representatives of three agencies to attend the signing ceremony in the Oval Office. These departments each suffered a loss of an officer recently. Representing the Phoenix police were: Kristen Glasser, wife of Fallen Police Officer David Glasser Micah Glasser, son of Fallen Police Officer Da...
    President Trump signed a proclamation on Monday declaring May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and May 14 through May 20 as Police Week. Members of the Phoenix Police Department were among representatives of three agencies to attend the signing ceremony in the Oval Office. These departments each suffered a loss of an officer recently. Representing the Phoenix police were: Kristen Glasser, wife of Fallen Police Officer David Glasser Micah Glasser, son of Fallen Police Officer Da...

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