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  • APNewsBreak: About 500 kids reunited with families since May

    APNewsBreak: About 500 kids reunited with families since May

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:06 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:06:51 GMT
    Mayors who gathered at a holding facility for immigrant children at Texas' border with Mexico say that President Trump has failed to address a humanitarian crisis of his own making.More >
    Mayors who gathered at a holding facility for immigrant children at Texas' border with Mexico say that President Trump has failed to address a humanitarian crisis of his own making.More >
  • WHAT'S HAPPENING: A struggle for next steps on immigration

    WHAT'S HAPPENING: A struggle for next steps on immigration

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:06 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:06:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington. From left, Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., Trump, and Re...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington. From left, Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., Trump, and Re...
    WHAT'S HAPPENING: House GOP leaders are working furiously to get reluctant Republicans on board in hopes of resolving broader immigration issues ahead of the November midterm elections.More >
    WHAT'S HAPPENING: House GOP leaders are working furiously to get reluctant Republicans on board in hopes of resolving broader immigration issues ahead of the November midterm elections.More >
  • Trump's immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern

    Trump's immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:06 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:06:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, center, listens to Vice President Mike Pence, right, address members of the media before signing an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an event in the Oval Office...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, center, listens to Vice President Mike Pence, right, address members of the media before signing an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an event in the Oval Office...
    President Trump's executive order aimed at halting the breakup of immigrant families sparked widespread confusion Wednesday about how the reversal will play out and concern that children will still be in detention,...More >
    President Trump's executive order aimed at halting the breakup of immigrant families sparked widespread confusion Wednesday about how the reversal will play out and concern that children will still be in detention, even if they remain with their families.More >
  • Michigan State president apologizes for 'kickback' comments

    Michigan State president apologizes for 'kickback' comments

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:06 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:06:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Eggert, File). FILE  - In this March 15, 2018 file photo, Michigan State University's interim president John Engler speaks with reporters after appearing at a legislative hearing in Lansing, Mich. A letter signed by at least 120 victims...(AP Photo/David Eggert, File). FILE - In this March 15, 2018 file photo, Michigan State University's interim president John Engler speaks with reporters after appearing at a legislative hearing in Lansing, Mich. A letter signed by at least 120 victims...
    Michigan State University's interim president is apologizing for emails in which he said a victim of former campus sports doctor Larry Nassar probably received a "kickback" from her plaintiff's lawyer.More >
    Michigan State University's interim president is apologizing for emails in which he said a victim of former campus sports doctor Larry Nassar probably received a "kickback" from her plaintiff's lawyer.More >
  • Supporters of Trump steadfast despite immigration uproar

    Supporters of Trump steadfast despite immigration uproar

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:06 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:06:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
    Trump supporters steadfast even as photos of children in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage.More >
    Trump supporters steadfast even as photos of children in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage.More >
  • Dems unleash kitchen-sink strategy on immigration

    Dems unleash kitchen-sink strategy on immigration

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:05 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:05:05 GMT
    As Trump relents on border separations, Democrats unleash a 'kitchen sink' strategy on immigration.More >
    As Trump relents on border separations, Democrats unleash a 'kitchen sink' strategy on immigration.More >
  • Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-face

    Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-face

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:05 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:05:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump arrives at Duluth International Airport, in Duluth Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Trump is in Duluth to speak at a rally for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candidate running in a traditionally ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump arrives at Duluth International Airport, in Duluth Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Trump is in Duluth to speak at a rally for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candidate running in a traditionally ...
    Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners.More >
    Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners.More >
  • 'Great job,' says Trump: Nielsen back in good graces for now

    'Great job,' says Trump: Nielsen back in good graces for now

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:04:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this June 20, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump gives the pen he used to sign the executive order to end family separations at the border to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, left, as Vice President...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this June 20, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump gives the pen he used to sign the executive order to end family separations at the border to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, left, as Vice President...
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has one hard-earned presidential signing pen, receiving hers after President Donald Trump used it to sign an executive order halting family separations at the U.S. border.More >
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has one hard-earned presidential signing pen, receiving hers after President Donald Trump used it to sign an executive order halting family separations at the U.S. border.More >
  • AP-NORC Poll: Majority approve of Trump's North Korea effort

    AP-NORC Poll: Majority approve of Trump's North Korea effort

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:04:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A North Korean soldier marches at the truce village at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which separates the two Koreas in Panmunjom, North Korea, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Since the summits between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A North Korean soldier marches at the truce village at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which separates the two Koreas in Panmunjom, North Korea, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Since the summits between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...
    A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump's handling of North Korea, but most don't think North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is serious about addressing international concerns about his country's...More >
    A majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump's handling of North Korea, but most don't think North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is serious about addressing international concerns about his country's nuclear weapons program.More >
  • Trump seeks federal government overhaul, merger of agencies

    Trump seeks federal government overhaul, merger of agencies

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:04:34 GMT
    The White House is planning to propose merging the education and labor departments as part of a broader government overhaul.More >
    The White House is planning to propose merging the education and labor departments as part of a broader government overhaul.More >
  • GOP struggles to salvage immigration bill, postpones vote

    GOP struggles to salvage immigration bill, postpones vote

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:04:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., joined by House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., left, and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, talks following a closed-door conference with fellow Rep...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., joined by House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., left, and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, talks following a closed-door conference with fellow Rep...
    An ambitious House GOP immigration overhaul is teetering ahead of voting.More >
    An ambitious House GOP immigration overhaul is teetering ahead of voting.More >
  • AP-NORC Poll: Americans not hopeful about ties with allies

    AP-NORC Poll: Americans not hopeful about ties with allies

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:04:25 GMT
    Americans feel better about U.S. relations improving in the year ahead with traditionally hostile nations such as North Korea and Russia than with allies such as the UK and Canada.More >
    Americans feel better about U.S. relations improving in the year ahead with traditionally hostile nations such as North Korea and Russia than with allies such as the UK and Canada.More >
  • The Latest: House immigration overhaul hanging by a thread

    The Latest: House immigration overhaul hanging by a thread

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:04:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Wednesday, June 20, 2018, after returning from Duluth, Minn., where he spoke at a rally.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Wednesday, June 20, 2018, after returning from Duluth, Minn., where he spoke at a rally.
    President Donald Trump says the U.S.-Mexico border is a "big mess," and that at some point the Democratic leaders in the House and Senate "will be forced to do a real deal" on immigration.More >
    President Donald Trump says the U.S.-Mexico border is a "big mess," and that at some point the Democratic leaders in the House and Senate "will be forced to do a real deal" on immigration.More >
  • The Latest: HHS says families won't be immediately reunited

    The Latest: HHS says families won't be immediately reunited

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:03 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:03:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of PMQs at parliament in London. The British government is facing anoth...(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of PMQs at parliament in London. The British government is facing anoth...
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says the United States is wrong to separate migrant children from their parents, but has rejected calls to cancel President Donald Trump's visit to Britain next month.More >
    British Prime Minister Theresa May says the United States is wrong to separate migrant children from their parents, but has rejected calls to cancel President Donald Trump's visit to Britain next month.More >
  • Ivanka Trump stayed silent for days as border crisis mounted

    Ivanka Trump stayed silent for days as border crisis mounted

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:03 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:03:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Ivanka Trump listens during a meeting between President Donald Trump and Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Ivanka Trump listens during a meeting between President Donald Trump and Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington.
    Ivanka Trump, self-styled "force for good" in the administration, out of sight amid immigration crisis.More >
    Ivanka Trump, self-styled "force for good" in the administration, out of sight amid immigration crisis.More >
  • Too hot to handle: Politics of warming part of culture wars

    Too hot to handle: Politics of warming part of culture wars

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:03 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:03:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File). FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2009, file photo, former-Sen. Tim Wirth moderates the National Clean Energy Summit 2.0, in Las Vegas. Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the...(AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File). FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2009, file photo, former-Sen. Tim Wirth moderates the National Clean Energy Summit 2.0, in Las Vegas. Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the...
    Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the nation's culture wars.More >
    Three decades after early warnings about global warming, the issue has become entrenched in the nation's culture wars.More >
  • In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule

    In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:03 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:03:29 GMT
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct DHS to keep families apprehended at the border together during detention and ask the...More >
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct DHS to keep families apprehended at the border together during detention and ask the Department of Defense to help house them.More >
  • Immigration courts packed with cases of kids crossing border

    Immigration courts packed with cases of kids crossing border

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:03 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:03:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amy Taxin). In this Tuesday, June 19, 2018 photo, immigrants awaiting deportation hearings, line up outside the building that houses the immigration courts in Los Angeles. Inside the courtroom, immigrant children who arrived on the U.S. borde...(AP Photo/Amy Taxin). In this Tuesday, June 19, 2018 photo, immigrants awaiting deportation hearings, line up outside the building that houses the immigration courts in Los Angeles. Inside the courtroom, immigrant children who arrived on the U.S. borde...
    Children arriving on border await fate in nation's complex, backlogged immigration courts.More >
    Children arriving on border await fate in nation's complex, backlogged immigration courts.More >
  • Judge: Consumer finance agency unconstitutionally set up

    Judge: Consumer finance agency unconstitutionally set up

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:00:52 GMT
    A New York federal judge says the government's beleaguered consumer finance watchdog agency is unconstitutionally structured.More >
    A New York federal judge says the government's beleaguered consumer finance watchdog agency is unconstitutionally structured.More >
  • Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones

    Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:59 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:59:11 GMT
    The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones.More >
    The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones.More >
  • High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

    High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:59 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:59:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko, File). FILE - This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington.  The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. The 5-4 ruling Thursday is a win for states, who said they were lo...(AP Photo/Jessica Gresko, File). FILE - This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. The 5-4 ruling Thursday is a win for states, who said they were lo...
    The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax.More >
    The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax.More >
  • Trump defends his hard-line immigration policies to cheers

    Trump defends his hard-line immigration policies to cheers

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:56:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
    Drawing cheers at a rally, Trump defended his hard-line immigration policies just hours after backing off efforts to separate immigrant families.More >
    Drawing cheers at a rally, Trump defended his hard-line immigration policies just hours after backing off efforts to separate immigrant families.More >
  • Courting Putin, Trump jolts the West with a nationalist bent

    Courting Putin, Trump jolts the West with a nationalist bent

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:56:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Washington.
    As Donald Trump presses ahead with plans for a summer summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the president is jolting relationships with some of America's longest and strongest allies.More >
    As Donald Trump presses ahead with plans for a summer summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the president is jolting relationships with some of America's longest and strongest allies.More >
  • NK pledges to destroy missile test engine site

    NK pledges to destroy missile test engine site

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:56:09 GMT
    The Trump administration has identified the missile test engine site that it says North Korea has pledged to destroy, but the president's latest comments raised new questions about what concessions Pyongyang has made.More >
    The Trump administration has identified the missile test engine site that it says North Korea has pledged to destroy, but the president's latest comments raised new questions about what concessions Pyongyang has made.More >
  • Iraq set for election recount to salvage tainted result

    Iraq set for election recount to salvage tainted result

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:55 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:55:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File). FILE - In this Sunday, June 10, 2018 file photo, Iraqi electoral officials work to salvage ballot boxes as smoke rises from a fire that broke out at Baghdad's largest ballot box storage site, where ballots from Iraq's May ...(AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File). FILE - In this Sunday, June 10, 2018 file photo, Iraqi electoral officials work to salvage ballot boxes as smoke rises from a fire that broke out at Baghdad's largest ballot box storage site, where ballots from Iraq's May ...
    Iraq's Supreme Federal Court has issued a ruling that endorses manual recount for all ballots from last month's national elections as stipulated by a law passed by parliament in response to complaints of widespread...More >
    Iraq's Supreme Federal Court has issued a ruling that endorses manual recount for all ballots from last month's national elections as stipulated by a law passed by parliament in response to complaints of widespread fraud.More >
  • Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

    Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:55 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:55:31 GMT
    (Chinatopix via AP). FILE - In this April 8, 2018 file photo, a container is loaded onto a cargo ship at a port in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province. China has accused the United States on Thursday, June 21, 2018, of using pressure tactics and ...(Chinatopix via AP). FILE - In this April 8, 2018 file photo, a container is loaded onto a cargo ship at a port in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province. China has accused the United States on Thursday, June 21, 2018, of using pressure tactics and ...
    Trump got in the first jabs; now the world is punching back as trade brawl spreads.More >
    Trump got in the first jabs; now the world is punching back as trade brawl spreads.More >
  • House struggles to unite behind bills to stem border crisis

    House struggles to unite behind bills to stem border crisis

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:55 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:55:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington.
    Speaker Paul Ryan says he's going ahead with votes on rival House GOP immigration to end family separations at border.More >
    Speaker Paul Ryan says he's going ahead with votes on rival House GOP immigration to end family separations at border.More >
  • The Latest: Auto trade group decries Trump's tariff threat

    The Latest: Auto trade group decries Trump's tariff threat

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:53:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018, photo, Catoctin Creek Distillery whiskey is on display in the tasting room in Purcellville, Va. The European Union on Friday will start taxing a range of U.S. imports, including Harley-Davidson...(AP Photo/Steve Helber). In this Wednesday, June 20, 2018, photo, Catoctin Creek Distillery whiskey is on display in the tasting room in Purcellville, Va. The European Union on Friday will start taxing a range of U.S. imports, including Harley-Davidson...
    The Latest: As trade tensions rise, Trump threatens 20 percent tariff on EU cars.More >
    The Latest: As trade tensions rise, Trump threatens 20 percent tariff on EU cars.More >
  • Senior GOP senator defends embattled EPA chief

    Senior GOP senator defends embattled EPA chief

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:53:00 GMT
    A senior Republican senator is defending the embattled Environmental Protection Agency administrator, calling the ethics allegations against Scott Pruitt "outrageous" and "lies.".More >
    A senior Republican senator is defending the embattled Environmental Protection Agency administrator, calling the ethics allegations against Scott Pruitt "outrageous" and "lies.".More >
  • Teen in 'Making a Murderer' asks high court to take his case

    Teen in 'Making a Murderer' asks high court to take his case

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:52:53 GMT
    The Supreme Court is being asked to take the case of a teenager who appeared in the Netflix series 'Making a Murderer'.More >
    The Supreme Court is being asked to take the case of a teenager who appeared in the Netflix series 'Making a Murderer'.More >
  • Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

    Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:44:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, a courtyard is seen at the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults with children who have been app...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, a courtyard is seen at the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults with children who have been app...
    Trump administration seeks to expand family detention for immigrants stopped along border.More >
    Trump administration seeks to expand family detention for immigrants stopped along border.More >
  • Trump advises GOP: Quit wasting time on immigration.

    Trump advises GOP: Quit wasting time on immigration.

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:44:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during an event on the White House complex, Friday, June 22, 2018, with people who have lost family members from crime committed by undocumented immigrants.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during an event on the White House complex, Friday, June 22, 2018, with people who have lost family members from crime committed by undocumented immigrants.
    Republican leaders increasingly see President Donald Trump as a party leader who can't be relied upon.More >
    Republican leaders increasingly see President Donald Trump as a party leader who can't be relied upon.More >
  • Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children

    Plans unclear for reuniting separated immigrant children

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:44:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Angui Funes, right, sits with her brother, Jesus, after crossing the border back to Reynosa, Mexico, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The family, who was seeking asylum, said they were told by officials they would be separated so t...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip). Angui Funes, right, sits with her brother, Jesus, after crossing the border back to Reynosa, Mexico, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The family, who was seeking asylum, said they were told by officials they would be separated so t...
    About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official says.More >
    About 500 of the more than 2,300 children separated from their families at the border have been reunited since May, a senior Trump administration official says.More >
  • AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its history

    AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its history

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:43 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:43:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this March 30, 1942 file photo, Cpl. George Bushy, left, a member of the military guard which supervised the departure of 237 Japanese people for California, holds the youngest child of Shigeho Kitamoto, center, as she and he...(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this March 30, 1942 file photo, Cpl. George Bushy, left, a member of the military guard which supervised the departure of 237 Japanese people for California, holds the youngest child of Shigeho Kitamoto, center, as she and he...
    AP Explains: US has split up families and detained children throughout its history.More >
    AP Explains: US has split up families and detained children throughout its history.More >
  • Methodists, prosecutors scold Sessions over border policy

    Methodists, prosecutors scold Sessions over border policy

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:43 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:43:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the National Sheriffs' Association convention in New Orleans, Monday, June 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the National Sheriffs' Association convention in New Orleans, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    More than 600 members of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' church are denouncing him over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy.More >
    More than 600 members of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' church are denouncing him over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy.More >
  • Trump tries to change focus of border debate

    Trump tries to change focus of border debate

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:35:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, left, arrives for an event on the White House complex in Washington, Friday, June 22, 2018, with people who have lost family members from crime committed by undocumented immigrants.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, left, arrives for an event on the White House complex in Washington, Friday, June 22, 2018, with people who have lost family members from crime committed by undocumented immigrants.
    President Donald Trump is highlighting the plight of Americans whose loved ones were killed by people who entered the country illegally.More >
    President Donald Trump is highlighting the plight of Americans whose loved ones were killed by people who entered the country illegally.More >
  • Guatemalan man recalls fear, agony of separation from child

    Guatemalan man recalls fear, agony of separation from child

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:35:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Romulo Gonzalez Rodriguez and his 3-year-old daughter Genesis hug during a interview Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Provo, Utah. Gonzalez Rodriguez spoke about the anguish of being separated from his 3-year-old daughter, Genesis Gon...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Romulo Gonzalez Rodriguez and his 3-year-old daughter Genesis hug during a interview Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Provo, Utah. Gonzalez Rodriguez spoke about the anguish of being separated from his 3-year-old daughter, Genesis Gon...
    A Guatemalan man who fled his country to seek asylum after he was kidnapped and extorted says he lived through anguish when was separated from his then 2-year-old daughter for seven days at the U.S.-Mexico border...More >
    A Guatemalan man who fled his country to seek asylum after he was kidnapped and extorted says he lived through anguish when was separated from his then 2-year-old daughter for seven days at the U.S.-Mexico border last Thanksgiving.More >
  • First lady's 'don't care' jacket is a gift to memers online

    First lady's 'don't care' jacket is a gift to memers online

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:33 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:33:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). First lady Melania Trump walks to her vehicle as she arrives at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, June 21, 2018, after visiting the Upbring New Hope Children Center run by the Lutheran Social Services of the South in McAl...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). First lady Melania Trump walks to her vehicle as she arrives at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, June 21, 2018, after visiting the Upbring New Hope Children Center run by the Lutheran Social Services of the South in McAl...
    First lady Melania Trump's green Zara jacket _ the one reading "I really don't care, do u?" _ has opened up a world of memes.More >
    First lady Melania Trump's green Zara jacket _ the one reading "I really don't care, do u?" _ has opened up a world of memes.More >
  • Cohen's photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculation

    Cohen's photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculation

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:32:56 GMT
    (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017 file photo, Tom Arnold attends the premiere of "Dead Ant" in Los Angeles.  Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former attorney, retweeted a photo posing with Arnold, who is...(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017 file photo, Tom Arnold attends the premiere of "Dead Ant" in Los Angeles. Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former attorney, retweeted a photo posing with Arnold, who is...
    President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo posing with comedian Tom Arnold _ who is working on a show to hunt down recordings of the president _ fueling speculation that Cohen may have...More >
    President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo posing with comedian Tom Arnold _ who is working on a show to hunt down recordings of the president _ fueling speculation that Cohen may have secret tapes of Trump.More >
  • ABC News apologizes for mistaken graphic on Manafort

    ABC News apologizes for mistaken graphic on Manafort

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:27 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:27:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort, right, arrives at federal court accompanied by his lawyer Kevin Downing, left, and wife Kathleen Manafort, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort, right, arrives at federal court accompanied by his lawyer Kevin Downing, left, and wife Kathleen Manafort, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    ABC News apologized for a graphic that aired on Wednesday, mistakenly saying that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort had pled guilty to manslaughter charges.More >
    ABC News apologized for a graphic that aired on Wednesday, mistakenly saying that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort had pled guilty to manslaughter charges.More >
  • Lawmakers rip tariffs enacted in name of national security

    Lawmakers rip tariffs enacted in name of national security

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:24:04 GMT
    Lawmakers from both parties are criticizing tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on imported steel and aluminum products in the name of national security.More >
    Lawmakers from both parties are criticizing tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on imported steel and aluminum products in the name of national security.More >
  • Trump sabotages GOP plans in Congress. Again.

    Trump sabotages GOP plans in Congress. Again.

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:14:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Demonstrators with the Poor People's Campaign await processing by U.S. Capitol Police after being peacefully arrested at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 21, 2018, where they protested the Trump administration a...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Demonstrators with the Poor People's Campaign await processing by U.S. Capitol Police after being peacefully arrested at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 21, 2018, where they protested the Trump administration a...
    President Donald Trump is suggesting that any measure the House passes is doomed in the Senate anyway.More >
    President Donald Trump is suggesting that any measure the House passes is doomed in the Senate anyway.More >
  • Many Brazilians look to military amid anger at politicians

    Many Brazilians look to military amid anger at politicians

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:14:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo, presidential hopeful, conservative lawmaker Jair Bolsonaro flashes two thumbs up as he poses for a photo with cadets during a ceremony marking Army Day, in Brasilia, Brazil. Bolso...(AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File). FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo, presidential hopeful, conservative lawmaker Jair Bolsonaro flashes two thumbs up as he poses for a photo with cadets during a ceremony marking Army Day, in Brasilia, Brazil. Bolso...
    Many Brazilians look to the military amid anger at politicians, believing only the armed forces can root out corruption and put Latin America's largest nation back on track.More >
    Many Brazilians look to the military amid anger at politicians, believing only the armed forces can root out corruption and put Latin America's largest nation back on track.More >
  • Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

    Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

    Saturday, June 23 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-23 05:05:35 GMT
    (Chinatopix via AP). FILE - In this April 8, 2018 file photo, a container is loaded onto a cargo ship at a port in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province. China has accused the United States on Thursday, June 21, 2018, of using pressure tactics and ...(Chinatopix via AP). FILE - In this April 8, 2018 file photo, a container is loaded onto a cargo ship at a port in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province. China has accused the United States on Thursday, June 21, 2018, of using pressure tactics and ...
    Trump got in the first jabs; now the world is punching back as trade brawl spreads.More >
    Trump got in the first jabs; now the world is punching back as trade brawl spreads.More >
  • Trump pushes back against border separation uproar

    Trump pushes back against border separation uproar

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:54:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., center, and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Ct., left, speak with a Dept. of Homeland Security agent as they arrive to tour the Fabens Port-of-Entry facility which houses tent shelters used to ho...(AP Photo/Matt York). U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., center, and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Ct., left, speak with a Dept. of Homeland Security agent as they arrive to tour the Fabens Port-of-Entry facility which houses tent shelters used to ho...
    President Donald Trump is highlighting the plight of Americans whose loved ones were killed by people who entered the country illegally.More >
    President Donald Trump is highlighting the plight of Americans whose loved ones were killed by people who entered the country illegally.More >
  • Official: Hundreds of kids reunited with families since May

    Official: Hundreds of kids reunited with families since May

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:48 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:48:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). Immigrants in handcuffs and ankle chains arrive at the Federal Courthouse for hearings, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday to end family separations at the border.(AP Photo/Eric Gay). Immigrants in handcuffs and ankle chains arrive at the Federal Courthouse for hearings, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday to end family separations at the border.
    A civil rights group attorney says federal prosecutors unexpectedly dropped misdemeanor charges against 17 adult immigrants who crossed the border with children.More >
    A civil rights group attorney says federal prosecutors unexpectedly dropped misdemeanor charges against 17 adult immigrants who crossed the border with children.More >
  • Angry Republican teachers create split inside Oklahoma GOP

    Angry Republican teachers create split inside Oklahoma GOP

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:47:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). In this Friday, June 8, 2018 photo, elementary school principal Sherrie Conley, who is running for state representative in District 20, talks with a constituent at a bagel shop in Norman, Okla. Conley is part of a wave of about ...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). In this Friday, June 8, 2018 photo, elementary school principal Sherrie Conley, who is running for state representative in District 20, talks with a constituent at a bagel shop in Norman, Okla. Conley is part of a wave of about ...
    Nearly 100 teachers, many of them Republicans, are running for political office in Oklahoma.More >
    Nearly 100 teachers, many of them Republicans, are running for political office in Oklahoma.More >
  • Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

    Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:46:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
    Die-hard Trump supporters remained steadfast, even as heart-rending photos of children held in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage among Democrats and Republicans alike.More >
    Die-hard Trump supporters remained steadfast, even as heart-rending photos of children held in cages and audio of terrified children crying out for their parents stoked outrage among Democrats and Republicans alike.More >
  • Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-face

    Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about-face

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:46:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump arrives at Duluth International Airport, in Duluth Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Trump is in Duluth to speak at a rally for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candidate running in a traditionally ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump arrives at Duluth International Airport, in Duluth Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Trump is in Duluth to speak at a rally for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candidate running in a traditionally ...
    Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners.More >
    Trump's about-face on separating immigrant families comes after mushrooming blowback from all corners.More >
  • People donate millions to help separated families

    People donate millions to help separated families

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:46:06 GMT
    (Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP). Amanda and Leighlou Reece hold up a protest sign as hundreds of Wilmington residents protest the Trump Administration's family separation policies during a Keep Families Together Rally outside of Rep. David Rouzer's ...(Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP). Amanda and Leighlou Reece hold up a protest sign as hundreds of Wilmington residents protest the Trump Administration's family separation policies during a Keep Families Together Rally outside of Rep. David Rouzer's ...
    In an outpouring of concern prompted by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations to help families separated at the...More >
    In an outpouring of concern prompted by images and audio of children crying for their parents, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are donating to nonprofit organizations to help families separated at the Mexico border.More >
  • Silent no more, Ivanka Trump thanks father for border action

    Silent no more, Ivanka Trump thanks father for border action

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:27:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Ivanka Trump, the daughter and assistant to President Donald Trump, center, watches as he father addresses members of the media after he signed an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an e...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Ivanka Trump, the daughter and assistant to President Donald Trump, center, watches as he father addresses members of the media after he signed an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an e...
    Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump has broken her dayslong silence about the forced separations of migrant families, thanking her father for taking action.More >
    Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump has broken her dayslong silence about the forced separations of migrant families, thanking her father for taking action.More >
  • Trump Jr. rallies Republicans to defeat Montana Sen. Tester

    Trump Jr. rallies Republicans to defeat Montana Sen. Tester

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:26:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - In this May 4, 2018, file photo, Donald Trump Jr., waves from the stage at the National Rifle Association in Dallas. A dispute between two political families escalated June 19 as Donald Trump Jr. canceled plans to r...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - In this May 4, 2018, file photo, Donald Trump Jr., waves from the stage at the National Rifle Association in Dallas. A dispute between two political families escalated June 19 as Donald Trump Jr. canceled plans to r...
    Donald Trump Jr. is lined up to rally Montana Republicans Friday night as the party seeks momentum to topple two-term Democratic U.S. Senator Jon Tester in the November election.More >
    Donald Trump Jr. is lined up to rally Montana Republicans Friday night as the party seeks momentum to topple two-term Democratic U.S. Senator Jon Tester in the November election.More >
  • Latino teens who alleged abuse at center no longer in US

    Latino teens who alleged abuse at center no longer in US

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:23:10 GMT
    (Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center via AP). This image provided by the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center shows part of the interior of the building in Staunton, Va. Immigrant children as young as 14 housed at the juvenile detention center say they were...(Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center via AP). This image provided by the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center shows part of the interior of the building in Staunton, Va. Immigrant children as young as 14 housed at the juvenile detention center say they were...
    Virginia's two Democratic senators are seeking answers from federal authorities about oversight of a juvenile detention facility where immigrant children say they were bound, beaten and isolated in solitary...More >
    Virginia's two Democratic senators are seeking answers from federal authorities about oversight of a juvenile detention facility where immigrant children say they were bound, beaten and isolated in solitary confinement.More >
  • Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud, breach of trust

    Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud, breach of trust

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:05 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:05:47 GMT
    Israeli prosecutors have charged Sara Netanyahu, the prime minister's wife, with a series of crimes including fraud and breach of trust.More >
    Israeli prosecutors have charged Sara Netanyahu, the prime minister's wife, with a series of crimes including fraud and breach of trust.More >
  • Commerce chief denies transactions involved insider trading

    Commerce chief denies transactions involved insider trading

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:03:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). FILE - In this Monday, June 18, 2018, file photo, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross speaks at a National Space Council meeting in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shippin...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). FILE - In this Monday, June 18, 2018, file photo, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross speaks at a National Space Council meeting in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shippin...
    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross denies that transactions of stock in shipping company involved insider trading.More >
    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross denies that transactions of stock in shipping company involved insider trading.More >
  • Honduran girl in symbolic photo not separated from mother

    Honduran girl in symbolic photo not separated from mother

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:44 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:44:43 GMT
    A crying Honduran toddler whose picture was used on the cover of Time magazine and became a symbol of President Trump's immigration policy, was not separated from her mother, U.S. government officials say.More >
    A crying Honduran toddler whose picture was used on the cover of Time magazine and became a symbol of President Trump's immigration policy, was not separated from her mother, U.S. government officials say.More >
  • Fox News Channel chides rivals for not airing Trump speech

    Fox News Channel chides rivals for not airing Trump speech

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:44 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:44:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Duluth, Minn.(AP Photo/Jim Mone). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Duluth, Minn.
    Fox News Channel says its rivals 'ignore' a campaign-style speech made by President Donald Trump.More >
    Fox News Channel says its rivals 'ignore' a campaign-style speech made by President Donald Trump.More >
  • No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

    No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:43:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). A boy stares out of a heavily tinted bus window leaving a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. More than 2,300 minors have been separated from their families crossing the border to...(AP Photo/Eric Gay). A boy stares out of a heavily tinted bus window leaving a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. More than 2,300 minors have been separated from their families crossing the border to...
    Trump administration officials have no clear plan on how to reunite some of the 2,300 minors separated from their families at the border as a result of a zero-tolerance policy of criminally prosecuting anyone...More >
    Trump administration officials have no clear plan on how to reunite some of the 2,300 minors separated from their families at the border as a result of a zero-tolerance policy of criminally prosecuting anyone caught entering the U.S. illegally.More >
  • Supreme Court sides with 'Buckets of Money' financier

    Supreme Court sides with 'Buckets of Money' financier

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:38 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:38:52 GMT
    The Supreme Court is siding with a financial adviser known for his "Buckets of Money" retirement strategy who challenged the appointment of the administrative law judge who ruled against him in a fraud case.More >
    The Supreme Court is siding with a financial adviser known for his "Buckets of Money" retirement strategy who challenged the appointment of the administrative law judge who ruled against him in a fraud case.More >
  • Hope, despair in poetry by immigrant children in US lockup

    Hope, despair in poetry by immigrant children in US lockup

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:33 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:33:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Zachary Wajsgras). The Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center is shown Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Staunton, Va. The young immigrants held without their parents in prison-like conditions at a juvenile detention center in the mountains of Virginia ...(AP Photo/Zachary Wajsgras). The Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center is shown Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Staunton, Va. The young immigrants held without their parents in prison-like conditions at a juvenile detention center in the mountains of Virginia ...
    A collection of poems by young immigrants held in prison-like conditions at a juvenile detention center in the mountains of Virginia expresses despair, memories of home, hope.More >
    A collection of poems by young immigrants held in prison-like conditions at a juvenile detention center in the mountains of Virginia expresses despair, memories of home, hope.More >
  • The Latest: Trump rails against FBI probe of Clinton

    The Latest: Trump rails against FBI probe of Clinton

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:26 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:26:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One at Duluth International Airport, in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Trump is in Duluth to speak at a rally for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candid...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One at Duluth International Airport, in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Trump is in Duluth to speak at a rally for Pete Stauber, a Republican congressional candid...
    President Donald Trump is accusing the media of not giving him enough credit for his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as he kicks off a rally in Duluth, Minnesota.More >
    President Donald Trump is accusing the media of not giving him enough credit for his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as he kicks off a rally in Duluth, Minnesota.More >
  • At raucous rally, Trump touts hawkish immigration plans

    At raucous rally, Trump touts hawkish immigration plans

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:08 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:08:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on protecting American workers in Duluth, Minn., Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
    President Donald Trump is talking up the economy as he holds a pre-rally roundtable in Minnesota.More >
    President Donald Trump is talking up the economy as he holds a pre-rally roundtable in Minnesota.More >
  • Trump plays central role in South Carolina governor debate

    Trump plays central role in South Carolina governor debate

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:07 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:07:58 GMT
    Two Republicans vying in primary runoff to become South Carolina's next governor disagree on experience needed as state's chief executive.More >
    Two Republicans vying in primary runoff to become South Carolina's next governor disagree on experience needed as state's chief executive.More >
  • ACLU asks Vermont Gov. Scott to stop blocking online critics

    ACLU asks Vermont Gov. Scott to stop blocking online critics

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:07 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:07:47 GMT
    The American Civil Liberty Union's Vermont chapter has asked Republican Gov. Phil Scott to stop deleting critical posts and blocking constituents on Facebook, but his office says it is simply trying to encourage...More >
    The American Civil Liberty Union's Vermont chapter has asked Republican Gov. Phil Scott to stop deleting critical posts and blocking constituents on Facebook, but his office says it is simply trying to encourage civil dialogue.More >
  • APNewsBreak: Kobach sought pardon for VP of corporate donor

    APNewsBreak: Kobach sought pardon for VP of corporate donor

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:07 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:07:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mitchell Willetts, File). FILE - In this April 20, 2018, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaks during a rally in Topeka, Kan. The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday, June 19, 2018, agai...(AP Photo/Mitchell Willetts, File). FILE - In this April 20, 2018, file photo, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach speaks during a rally in Topeka, Kan. The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday, June 19, 2018, agai...
    APNewsBreak: Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach unsuccessfully sought a governor's pardon for an executive of a company that donated to Kobach.More >
    APNewsBreak: Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach unsuccessfully sought a governor's pardon for an executive of a company that donated to Kobach.More >
  • Charles Krauthammer, conservative columnist and pundit, dies

    Charles Krauthammer, conservative columnist and pundit, dies

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:55:55 GMT
    (Gabe Hernandez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP, File). FILE - In this March 31, 2015, file photo, Charles Krauthammer talks about getting into politics during a news conference in Corpus Christi, Texas. The conservative writer and pundit Krauthamme...(Gabe Hernandez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP, File). FILE - In this March 31, 2015, file photo, Charles Krauthammer talks about getting into politics during a news conference in Corpus Christi, Texas. The conservative writer and pundit Krauthamme...
    Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning commentator who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement, died Thursday.More >
    Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning commentator who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement, died Thursday.More >
  • Kim leaves China as S. Korea urges 'concrete' plan on nukes

    Kim leaves China as S. Korea urges 'concrete' plan on nukes

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:53 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:53:13 GMT
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this June 19, 2018, photo provided on June 20, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, toasts with Chinese President Xi Jinping, at the Great Hall of the Pe...(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). In this June 19, 2018, photo provided on June 20, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, toasts with Chinese President Xi Jinping, at the Great Hall of the Pe...
    North Korean state media say leader Kim Jong Un thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping for his support in last week's groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump.More >
    North Korean state media say leader Kim Jong Un thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping for his support in last week's groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump.More >
  • Bolton: NK has 'dramatic choice,' talks will move quickly

    Bolton: NK has 'dramatic choice,' talks will move quickly

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:33 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:33:17 GMT
    President Trump's national Security adviser says North Korea is facing a "decisive and dramatic choice" on whether to give up its nuclear, chemical and biological weapons programs and ballistic missiles.More >
    President Trump's national Security adviser says North Korea is facing a "decisive and dramatic choice" on whether to give up its nuclear, chemical and biological weapons programs and ballistic missiles.More >
  • Voting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of elections

    Voting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of elections

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:24:03 GMT
    Voting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of long-delayed presidential elections.More >
    Voting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of long-delayed presidential elections.More >
  • AP-NORC Poll: Americans say no to presidential self-pardons

    AP-NORC Poll: Americans say no to presidential self-pardons

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:15:36 GMT
    AP-NORC Poll: America says a presidential self-pardon should lead to impeachment.More >
    AP-NORC Poll: America says a presidential self-pardon should lead to impeachment.More >
  • Nielsen's career forever linked to family border separations

    Nielsen's career forever linked to family border separations

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:06 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:06:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen listens to President Donald Trump address members of the media before Trump signs an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an event in the Oval ...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen listens to President Donald Trump address members of the media before Trump signs an executive order to end family separations at the border, during an event in the Oval ...
    Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is now the face of family separations at the U.S.-Mexico border.More >
    Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is now the face of family separations at the U.S.-Mexico border.More >
  • US leaving UN's Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel bias

    US leaving UN's Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel bias

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:03 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:03:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters at United Nations headquarters. Haley says the U.S. is withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council, cal...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2018, file photo, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters at United Nations headquarters. Haley says the U.S. is withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council, cal...
    U.S. leaving the U.N. Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley calls an organization "not worthy of its name".More >
    U.S. leaving the U.N. Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley calls an organization "not worthy of its name".More >
  • House approves bill expanding treatment for opioid abuse

    House approves bill expanding treatment for opioid abuse

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:56 PM EDT2018-06-23 01:56:48 GMT
    The House has overwhelmingly approved legislation designed to give health care providers more tools to stem an opioid crisis that kills more than 115 people in the United States daily.More >
    The House has overwhelmingly approved legislation designed to give health care providers more tools to stem an opioid crisis that kills more than 115 people in the United States daily.More >
  • Another US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents

    Another US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:56 PM EDT2018-06-23 01:56:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File). FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2017, file photo, tourists ride a classic convertible car on the Malecon beside the United States Embassy in Havana, Cuba. Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has ...(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File). FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2017, file photo, tourists ride a classic convertible car on the Malecon beside the United States Embassy in Havana, Cuba. Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has ...
    Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, bringing the total number to 25.More >
    Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, bringing the total number to 25.More >
  • Reports: HUD failed to track lead paint cases, ensure fixes

    Reports: HUD failed to track lead paint cases, ensure fixes

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-06-23 01:36:19 GMT
    Two federal reports released this month blast the Department of Housing and Urban Development for failing to have procedures to adequately protect children in subsidized housing against lead paint exposure.More >
    Two federal reports released this month blast the Department of Housing and Urban Development for failing to have procedures to adequately protect children in subsidized housing against lead paint exposure.More >
  • Muted reaction by 'pro-family' groups to family separations

    Muted reaction by 'pro-family' groups to family separations

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:34 PM EDT2018-06-23 01:34:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump, followed by Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, left, walks into the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington  as David O'Steen of the ...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump, followed by Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, left, walks into the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington as David O'Steen of the ...
    'Pro-family' groups offer muted response to separation of parents and children at border.More >
    'Pro-family' groups offer muted response to separation of parents and children at border.More >
  • Melania Trump dons 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket

    Melania Trump dons 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-06-23 01:15:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). First lady Melania Trump boards a plane at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, June 21, 2018, to travel to Texas.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). First lady Melania Trump boards a plane at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, June 21, 2018, to travel to Texas.
    First lady Melania Trump wore a jacket that read "I really don't care, do u?" as she boarded a flight Thursday to a facility housing migrant children separated from their parents.More >
    First lady Melania Trump wore a jacket that read "I really don't care, do u?" as she boarded a flight Thursday to a facility housing migrant children separated from their parents.More >
  • Judge disputes California aimed to hinder border enforcement

    Judge disputes California aimed to hinder border enforcement

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:08 PM EDT2018-06-23 01:08:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, protesters hold up signs outside a courthouse where a federal judge was to hear arguments in the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's executive order to withhold fun...(AP Photo/Haven Daley, File). FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, protesters hold up signs outside a courthouse where a federal judge was to hear arguments in the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's executive order to withhold fun...
    California has sued the Trump administration more than half a dozen times over its immigration policies, so the state will find itself in an unusual position when it's forced to defend its own immigration moves in...More >
    California has sued the Trump administration more than half a dozen times over its immigration policies, so the state will find itself in an unusual position when it's forced to defend its own immigration moves in court.More >
  • Michigan State board to consider payout to Nassar victims

    Michigan State board to consider payout to Nassar victims

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:55:11 GMT
    (Dale G.Young/Detroit News via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, Michigan State University interim President John Engler runs his first Michigan State University board of Trustees meeting on campus in East Lansing, Mich. Engler is ap...(Dale G.Young/Detroit News via AP, File). FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018, file photo, Michigan State University interim President John Engler runs his first Michigan State University board of Trustees meeting on campus in East Lansing, Mich. Engler is ap...
    Michigan State's board of trustees set to meet to address a plan to pay a $500 million settlement to Larry Nassar's sexual abuse victims.More >
    Michigan State's board of trustees set to meet to address a plan to pay a $500 million settlement to Larry Nassar's sexual abuse victims.More >
  • Another test of loyalty looms over Trump's Minnesota visit

    Another test of loyalty looms over Trump's Minnesota visit

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:52 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:52:58 GMT
    (Dan Kraker/Minnesota Public Radio via AP, File). FILE - In this Monday, July 10, 2017, file photo, St. Louis County Commissioner and Duluth Police Lt. Pete Stauber announces that he will seek the Republican endorsement in the race to represent Minneso...(Dan Kraker/Minnesota Public Radio via AP, File). FILE - In this Monday, July 10, 2017, file photo, St. Louis County Commissioner and Duluth Police Lt. Pete Stauber announces that he will seek the Republican endorsement in the race to represent Minneso...
    President Donald Trump is heading to Minnesota to stump for a congressional candidate, but another test of GOP loyalty to the president looms large over his visit.More >
    President Donald Trump is heading to Minnesota to stump for a congressional candidate, but another test of GOP loyalty to the president looms large over his visit.More >
  • Report finds industrial chemicals more toxic than thought

    Report finds industrial chemicals more toxic than thought

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:46 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:46:18 GMT
    (Neil Blake /The Grand Rapids Press via AP). FILE- In this Aug. 14, 2017 file photo, a couple kayak on the Rogue River adjacent to where Wolverine World Wide's tannery once stood, in Rockford, Mich. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is i...(Neil Blake /The Grand Rapids Press via AP). FILE- In this Aug. 14, 2017 file photo, a couple kayak on the Rogue River adjacent to where Wolverine World Wide's tannery once stood, in Rockford, Mich. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is i...
    A government report shows that a family of industrial chemicals turning up in public water supplies around the country is even more toxic than previously thought, threatening human health at concentrations seven to...More >
    A government report shows that a family of industrial chemicals turning up in public water supplies around the country is even more toxic than previously thought, threatening human health at concentrations seven to 10 times lower than previously realized.More >
  • First lady visits migrant children housed in Texas

    First lady visits migrant children housed in Texas

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:23:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). First lady Melania Trump arrives at McAllen Miller International Airport in McAllen, Texas, Thursday, June 21, 2018, to visit the Ursula Border Patrol Processing Center and the Upbring New Hope Children Center run by the Luthe...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). First lady Melania Trump arrives at McAllen Miller International Airport in McAllen, Texas, Thursday, June 21, 2018, to visit the Ursula Border Patrol Processing Center and the Upbring New Hope Children Center run by the Luthe...
    Melania Trump is visiting a Texas facility housing some of the more 2,300 migrant children sent there by the U.S. government after their families entered the country illegally.More >
    Melania Trump is visiting a Texas facility housing some of the more 2,300 migrant children sent there by the U.S. government after their families entered the country illegally.More >
  • The Latest: First lady calls for immigration legislation

    The Latest: First lady calls for immigration legislation

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:23:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). First lady Melania Trump arrives at McAllen Miller International Airport in McAllen, Texas, Thursday, June 21, 2018, to visit the Ursula Border Patrol Processing Center and the Upbring New Hope Children Center run by the Luthe...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). First lady Melania Trump arrives at McAllen Miller International Airport in McAllen, Texas, Thursday, June 21, 2018, to visit the Ursula Border Patrol Processing Center and the Upbring New Hope Children Center run by the Luthe...
    Melania Trump was welcomed by staff at the Upbring New Hope Children's Center as she made an unannounced visit Thursday to the facility that houses 58 unaccompanied migrant children.More >
    Melania Trump was welcomed by staff at the Upbring New Hope Children's Center as she made an unannounced visit Thursday to the facility that houses 58 unaccompanied migrant children.More >
  • GOP-led House narrowly passes farm bill

    GOP-led House narrowly passes farm bill

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:13:39 GMT
    The Republican-led House has narrowly passed a sweeping farm bill that would toughen work requirements for food stamp recipients.More >
    The Republican-led House has narrowly passed a sweeping farm bill that would toughen work requirements for food stamp recipients.More >
  • Trump stands firm on immigration policy, sees it as a winner

    Trump stands firm on immigration policy, sees it as a winner

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:13:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks in the Hall of Columns as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to rally Republicans around a GOP immigration bill.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks in the Hall of Columns as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to rally Republicans around a GOP immigration bill.
    Trump sees his immigration policy as a winner with voters ahead of midterm elections in spite of controversy over separating children and parents.More >
    Trump sees his immigration policy as a winner with voters ahead of midterm elections in spite of controversy over separating children and parents.More >
  • House Republicans turn up the heat in standoff with DOJ

    House Republicans turn up the heat in standoff with DOJ

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:12:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform joint hearing on'Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform joint hearing on'Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in...
    House Republicans say the FBI hasn't adequately addressed the issue of bias within the agency, complain they haven't received some of the documents they've demanded.More >
    House Republicans say the FBI hasn't adequately addressed the issue of bias within the agency, complain they haven't received some of the documents they've demanded.More >
  • Senate blocks Trump plan to cut $15B in unused spending

    Senate blocks Trump plan to cut $15B in unused spending

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:06 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:06:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., left, joined by Rep. Rick Allen R-Ga., walks to a closed-door GOP meeting in the basement of the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 7, 2018. The House on Thursday took u...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., left, joined by Rep. Rick Allen R-Ga., walks to a closed-door GOP meeting in the basement of the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 7, 2018. The House on Thursday took u...
    The Senate has blocked a White House plan to cut almost $15 billion in unused government money slated for children's health insurance and other programs.More >
    The Senate has blocked a White House plan to cut almost $15 billion in unused government money slated for children's health insurance and other programs.More >
  • Trump declares NKorea still poses "extraordinary threat"

    Trump declares NKorea still poses "extraordinary threat"

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:05:50 GMT
    President Donald Trump has declared that North Korea still presents an "extraordinary threat" to the United States.More >
    President Donald Trump has declared that North Korea still presents an "extraordinary threat" to the United States.More >
  • Judge Oks small number of privileged items in Cohen case

    Judge Oks small number of privileged items in Cohen case

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:05:47 GMT
    A New York judge says the tiny portion of materials seized from President Donald Trump's former personal attorney that were kept from prosecutors mainly pertain to the attorney's communications with other lawyers.More >
    A New York judge says the tiny portion of materials seized from President Donald Trump's former personal attorney that were kept from prosecutors mainly pertain to the attorney's communications with other lawyers.More >
  • Obama, like Trump, grappled with family immigration

    Obama, like Trump, grappled with family immigration

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:03:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this Dec. 16, 2016, photo, President Barack Obama speaks to the media during a news conference at the White House in Washington. The Trump administration isn't the first to grapple with the question of how to handle tens of...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this Dec. 16, 2016, photo, President Barack Obama speaks to the media during a news conference at the White House in Washington. The Trump administration isn't the first to grapple with the question of how to handle tens of...
    The Trump administration isn't the first to grapple with the question of how to handle tens of thousands of immigrant families arriving on the U.S.-Mexico border.More >
    The Trump administration isn't the first to grapple with the question of how to handle tens of thousands of immigrant families arriving on the U.S.-Mexico border.More >
  • Charles Krauthammer, prominent conservative voice, has died

    Charles Krauthammer, prominent conservative voice, has died

    Friday, June 22 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:03:24 GMT
    (Gabe Hernandez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP, File). FILE - In this March 31, 2015, file photo, Charles Krauthammer talks about getting into politics during a news conference in Corpus Christi, Texas. The conservative writer and pundit Krauthamme...(Gabe Hernandez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP, File). FILE - In this March 31, 2015, file photo, Charles Krauthammer talks about getting into politics during a news conference in Corpus Christi, Texas. The conservative writer and pundit Krauthamme...
    Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning commentator who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement, died Thursday.More >
    Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning commentator who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement, died Thursday.More >
  • DC voters nominate mayor for another term, approve tips law

    DC voters nominate mayor for another term, approve tips law

    Friday, June 22 2018 7:33 PM EDT2018-06-22 23:33:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2017, file photo, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser pauses during a news conference in Washington. On June 19, 2018, Bowser was Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in off...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2017, file photo, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser pauses during a news conference in Washington. On June 19, 2018, Bowser was Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in off...
    Voters in Washington, D.C., nominate mayor for a second term, approve new system for paying tipped employees in bars and restaurants.More >
    Voters in Washington, D.C., nominate mayor for a second term, approve new system for paying tipped employees in bars and restaurants.More >
  • Democrats want US Interior Department staff moves explained

    Democrats want US Interior Department staff moves explained

    Friday, June 22 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-06-22 23:25:44 GMT
    Democrats in Congress are asking U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to explain why he's reassigned dozens of senior agency officials, most recently Yellowstone National Park's superintendent, who's being pushed...More >
    Democrats in Congress are asking U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to explain why he's reassigned dozens of senior agency officials, most recently Yellowstone National Park's superintendent, who's being pushed into early retirement.More >
  • The Latest: AMA calls for an end to border separations

    The Latest: AMA calls for an end to border separations

    Friday, June 22 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-06-22 23:13:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Tr...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Tr...
    Republican Rep. Bob Goodlatte of Virginia says lawmakers "need to do everything we can" to make sure children can stay with parents who cross the border illegally.More >
    Republican Rep. Bob Goodlatte of Virginia says lawmakers "need to do everything we can" to make sure children can stay with parents who cross the border illegally.More >
  • Trump takes swipe at South Carolina's Sanford in GOP meeting

    Trump takes swipe at South Carolina's Sanford in GOP meeting

    Friday, June 22 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-06-22 23:13:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, left, gestures as he walks with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., right, while leaving the U.S. Capitol in Washington after meeting with GOP leadership, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. ...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump, left, gestures as he walks with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., right, while leaving the U.S. Capitol in Washington after meeting with GOP leadership, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. ...
    President Donald Trump worked in a verbal jab at Rep. Mark Sanford during a meeting with House Republicans on Tuesday night.More >
    President Donald Trump worked in a verbal jab at Rep. Mark Sanford during a meeting with House Republicans on Tuesday night.More >
  • Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

    Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

    Friday, June 22 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-06-22 23:12:50 GMT
    A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic "Wah wah.".More >
    A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic "Wah wah.".More >
  • Trump meets with lawmakers about ZTE deal opposed in Senate

    Trump meets with lawmakers about ZTE deal opposed in Senate

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:56:10 GMT
    President Donald Trump has met with lawmakers after the Senate moved to block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S.More >
    President Donald Trump has met with lawmakers after the Senate moved to block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S.More >
  • Independents can vote in Colorado's major party primaries

    Independents can vote in Colorado's major party primaries

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:45:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Alex Leith, a former Democrat who switched to unaffiliated two years ago, poses for a picture, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Denver. For the first time, Colorado is allowing unaffiliated voters, the state's largest voting blo...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Alex Leith, a former Democrat who switched to unaffiliated two years ago, poses for a picture, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Denver. For the first time, Colorado is allowing unaffiliated voters, the state's largest voting blo...
    Colorado is joining other states in allowing unaffiliated voters to vote in Democratic and Republican party primaries.More >
    Colorado is joining other states in allowing unaffiliated voters to vote in Democratic and Republican party primaries.More >
  • 2 Senate rivals get attention for different reasons

    2 Senate rivals get attention for different reasons

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:25:26 GMT
    A Republican and Democrat hoping to unseat Maine's popular independent Sen. Angus King are getting some attention, one for his arrest, the other for his dance moves.More >
    A Republican and Democrat hoping to unseat Maine's popular independent Sen. Angus King are getting some attention, one for his arrest, the other for his dance moves.More >
  • The Latest: Pentagon seeking space for adult migrants

    The Latest: Pentagon seeking space for adult migrants

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:25:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). People hold up signs and photographs during a  demonstration opposed to the White House policy that separated more than 2,300 children from their parents over the past several weeks in front of the White House in Wa...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). People hold up signs and photographs during a demonstration opposed to the White House policy that separated more than 2,300 children from their parents over the past several weeks in front of the White House in Wa...
    President Donald Trump says Republicans should "stop wasting their time on Immigration" until after the elections in November.More >
    President Donald Trump says Republicans should "stop wasting their time on Immigration" until after the elections in November.More >
  • Trump postpones Thursday's annual congressional picnic

    Trump postpones Thursday's annual congressional picnic

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:17:16 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he's postponing this week's picnic for members of Congress, saying the timing "doesn't feel right.".More >
    President Donald Trump says he's postponing this week's picnic for members of Congress, saying the timing "doesn't feel right.".More >
  • DC Mayor Bowser wins; voters OK pay shift for tipped workers

    DC Mayor Bowser wins; voters OK pay shift for tipped workers

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:12:54 GMT
    Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser has secured the Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in office.More >
    Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser has secured the Democratic Party nomination as she seeks a second term in office.More >
  • GOP Rep. King says Ellison helped him with Muslim questions

    GOP Rep. King says Ellison helped him with Muslim questions

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-06-22 22:05:23 GMT
    Republican Rep. Steve King says he asked Minnesota Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison _ a Muslim _ about Muslims working in Iowa pork processing plants.More >
    Republican Rep. Steve King says he asked Minnesota Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison _ a Muslim _ about Muslims working in Iowa pork processing plants.More >
  • Lewandowski doubles down after comment about disabled child

    Lewandowski doubles down after comment about disabled child

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:58 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:58:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump, left, watches as Corey Lewandowski, right, his former campaign manager for Trump's presidential campaign, speaks during a campaign rally in Washington Towns...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump, left, watches as Corey Lewandowski, right, his former campaign manager for Trump's presidential campaign, speaks during a campaign rally in Washington Towns...
    Corey Lewandowski doubles down on 'wah wah' comment on girl with Down's Syndrome.More >
    Corey Lewandowski doubles down on 'wah wah' comment on girl with Down's Syndrome.More >
  • Halting S.Korea-US drills risks weakening N.Korea deterrence

    Halting S.Korea-US drills risks weakening N.Korea deterrence

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:53:16 GMT
    (Kim Jun-bum/Yonhap via AP, File). FILE - In this March 12, 2016, file photo, Marines of the U.S., left, and South Korea wearing blue headbands on their helmets, take positions after landing on a beach during the joint military combined amphibious exer...(Kim Jun-bum/Yonhap via AP, File). FILE - In this March 12, 2016, file photo, Marines of the U.S., left, and South Korea wearing blue headbands on their helmets, take positions after landing on a beach during the joint military combined amphibious exer...
    Halting South Korea-US drills risks weakening allies' deterrence against North Korea.More >
    Halting South Korea-US drills risks weakening allies' deterrence against North Korea.More >
  • With eyes on midterms, Trump embraces immigration fight

    With eyes on midterms, Trump embraces immigration fight

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:53:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks in the Hall of Columns as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to rally Republicans around a GOP immigration bill.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). President Donald Trump speaks in the Hall of Columns as he arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, to rally Republicans around a GOP immigration bill.
    President Donald Trump is stressing his hard-line immigration stance as he readies for a midterm election he views as a referendum on his protectionist policies.More >
    President Donald Trump is stressing his hard-line immigration stance as he readies for a midterm election he views as a referendum on his protectionist policies.More >
  • After query, Ross shorted stock in Kremlin-tied firm: report

    After query, Ross shorted stock in Kremlin-tied firm: report

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:52:55 GMT
    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shipping company with Russian-government ties would fall, a transaction coming just days after he learned of a possible negative news story...More >
    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made a trade betting that the stock in a shipping company with Russian-government ties would fall, a transaction coming just days after he learned of a possible negative news story about his investment in the company.More >
  • Trump picks Navy veteran as top counterterrorism official

    Trump picks Navy veteran as top counterterrorism official

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:46:21 GMT
    President Donald Trump nominates Navy special operations veteran to be the nation's top counterterrorism official.More >
    President Donald Trump nominates Navy special operations veteran to be the nation's top counterterrorism official.More >
  • UN chief to meet with US secretary of state

    UN chief to meet with US secretary of state

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:46:14 GMT
    The U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expected to meet with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss "issues of mutual concern," which likely include the Middle East peace process and North Korea.More >
    The U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expected to meet with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss "issues of mutual concern," which likely include the Middle East peace process and North Korea.More >
  • UN: Basic human rights being 'chiseled away' in Venezuela

    UN: Basic human rights being 'chiseled away' in Venezuela

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:45:39 GMT
    A U.N. report says the rule of law in Venezuela is quickly eroding as officials allow government security forces to kill citizens without any apparent consequences.More >
    A U.N. report says the rule of law in Venezuela is quickly eroding as officials allow government security forces to kill citizens without any apparent consequences.More >
  • China hopes for implementation of NKorea-US summit outcome

    China hopes for implementation of NKorea-US summit outcome

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:33:04 GMT
    Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday.More >
    Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday.More >
  • Trump speaking at super PAC fundraiser at his DC hotel

    Trump speaking at super PAC fundraiser at his DC hotel

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:33:20 GMT
    Trump headlines first fundraiser for his biggest super PAC, keynoting the event at his hotel in Washington.More >
    Trump headlines first fundraiser for his biggest super PAC, keynoting the event at his hotel in Washington.More >
  • California advances biggest US change to police use of force

    California advances biggest US change to police use of force

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:32:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, D-San Diego, is congratulated by Pastor Les Simmons after her bill to limit police use of deadly force was approved by the Senate Public Safety Committee, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Sacramento, ...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, D-San Diego, is congratulated by Pastor Les Simmons after her bill to limit police use of deadly force was approved by the Senate Public Safety Committee, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Sacramento, ...
    California would lead the U.S. in significantly changing the standard for when police can fire their weapons under legislation that has cleared its first hurdle.More >
    California would lead the U.S. in significantly changing the standard for when police can fire their weapons under legislation that has cleared its first hurdle.More >
  • US prepares for return of war dead remains from North Korea

    US prepares for return of war dead remains from North Korea

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:32:44 GMT
    U.S. officials: American military command in South Korea prepares for North Korea to turn over remains of an unknown number of U.S. or allied service members missing since the Korean War.More >
    U.S. officials: American military command in South Korea prepares for North Korea to turn over remains of an unknown number of U.S. or allied service members missing since the Korean War.More >
  • Trump lets bygones be bygones as he backs Roby in Alabama

    Trump lets bygones be bygones as he backs Roby in Alabama

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:26:08 GMT
    President Donald Trump is letting bygones be bygones as he endorses embattled Alabama Republican Rep. Martha Roby for re-election.More >
    President Donald Trump is letting bygones be bygones as he endorses embattled Alabama Republican Rep. Martha Roby for re-election.More >
  • Supreme Court upholds Virginia man's gun conviction

    Supreme Court upholds Virginia man's gun conviction

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:25:56 GMT
    The Supreme Court is upholding a Virginia man's conviction on a gun charge.More >
    The Supreme Court is upholding a Virginia man's conviction on a gun charge.More >
  • Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

    Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:16:13 GMT
    (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File). FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United...(Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File). FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United...
    The Trump administration is poised to announce its departure from the United Nations' main human rights body in its latest withdrawal from an international institution.More >
    The Trump administration is poised to announce its departure from the United Nations' main human rights body in its latest withdrawal from an international institution.More >
  • Cruz's flip-flop on family separation shows threat to GOP

    Cruz's flip-flop on family separation shows threat to GOP

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:13:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, listens to an answer to his question of Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz and FBI Director Christopher Wray testify during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee to examine Ho...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, listens to an answer to his question of Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz and FBI Director Christopher Wray testify during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee to examine Ho...
    Ted Cruz initially defended the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policies, but has since staged an about-face and proposed his own bill ending immigrant family separation.More >
    Ted Cruz initially defended the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policies, but has since staged an about-face and proposed his own bill ending immigrant family separation.More >
  • Pentagon agrees to provide space for 20,000 migrant children

    Pentagon agrees to provide space for 20,000 migrant children

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:04:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). A group of immigrants from Honduras and Guatemala seeking asylum arrive at the bus station after they were processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. President Donald T...(AP Photo/Eric Gay). A group of immigrants from Honduras and Guatemala seeking asylum arrive at the bus station after they were processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. President Donald T...
    The Pentagon says it will make space available on military bases for as many as 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.More >
    The Pentagon says it will make space available on military bases for as many as 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.More >
  • Judge dismisses Cuomo from woman's sexual harassment lawsuit

    Judge dismisses Cuomo from woman's sexual harassment lawsuit

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:04:24 GMT
    A judge has dismissed all complaints against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state made in a lawsuit filed by a woman who says a former Cuomo appointee sexually harassed her.More >
    A judge has dismissed all complaints against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state made in a lawsuit filed by a woman who says a former Cuomo appointee sexually harassed her.More >
  • The Latest: Va. governor orders probe into juvenile facility

    The Latest: Va. governor orders probe into juvenile facility

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:03:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Zachary Wajsgras). A person walks into the entrance of the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Staunton, Va. Immigrant children as young as 14 housed at the juvenile detention center say they were beaten while han...(AP Photo/Zachary Wajsgras). A person walks into the entrance of the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Staunton, Va. Immigrant children as young as 14 housed at the juvenile detention center say they were beaten while han...
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has ordered state officials to investigate claims made by immigrant teens of severe physical abuse at a juvenile detention facility.More >
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has ordered state officials to investigate claims made by immigrant teens of severe physical abuse at a juvenile detention facility.More >
  • The Latest: EU says it's committed to Human Rights Council

    The Latest: EU says it's committed to Human Rights Council

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:53:32 GMT
    (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File). FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United...(Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File). FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United...
    Ambassador Nikki Haley says the United States is withdrawing from the U.N. Human Rights Council.More >
    Ambassador Nikki Haley says the United States is withdrawing from the U.N. Human Rights Council.More >
  • US commander warns against leaving Afghanistan too rapidly

    US commander warns against leaving Afghanistan too rapidly

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:53:14 GMT
    US Army commander nominated to take over U.S. operations in Afghanistan warns Congress that if America leaves the fight too rapidly, there is a risk Islamic State militants could merge with al-Qaida.More >
    US Army commander nominated to take over U.S. operations in Afghanistan warns Congress that if America leaves the fight too rapidly, there is a risk Islamic State militants could merge with al-Qaida.More >
  • Sharpton, other leaders plan to visit children at border

    Sharpton, other leaders plan to visit children at border

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:52:54 GMT
    The Rev. Al Sharpton says a coalition of social justice leaders is planning "waves of visits" to immigrant children separated from their families at the U.S. border.More >
    The Rev. Al Sharpton says a coalition of social justice leaders is planning "waves of visits" to immigrant children separated from their families at the U.S. border.More >
  • Activists: Syrian government steps up offensive in southwest

    Activists: Syrian government steps up offensive in southwest

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:45:54 GMT
    Syrian activists: Government forces keep up pressure on strategic southwest, drop barrel bombs on rebel-held areas.More >
    Syrian activists: Government forces keep up pressure on strategic southwest, drop barrel bombs on rebel-held areas.More >
  • One-time rivals talk unity in race for California governor

    One-time rivals talk unity in race for California governor

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:43:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel). California's Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, right, is joined by former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at a news conference at Homeboy Industries on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in downtown Los Angeles. As rival Democratic candidate...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel). California's Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, right, is joined by former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at a news conference at Homeboy Industries on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in downtown Los Angeles. As rival Democratic candidate...
    Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa are putting their rivalry behind them.More >
    Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa are putting their rivalry behind them.More >
  • Border separations ripple through midterm campaigns

    Border separations ripple through midterm campaigns

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:36:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Immigrant children play outside a former Job Corps site that now houses them, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. It is not known if the children crossed the border as unaccompanied minors or were separated from family me...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Immigrant children play outside a former Job Corps site that now houses them, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Homestead, Fla. It is not known if the children crossed the border as unaccompanied minors or were separated from family me...
    Searing images of children detained at the southern border are roiling politics ahead of midterm elections.More >
    Searing images of children detained at the southern border are roiling politics ahead of midterm elections.More >
  • Reactions to the death of pundit Charles Krauthammer.

    Reactions to the death of pundit Charles Krauthammer.

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:13 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:13:09 GMT
    (Greg Wohlford/Erie Times-News via AP, File). FILE - In this June 27, 2012 file photo, from left, moderator Chris Wallace kicks off a discussion with panelists Dick Morris, Laura Ingraham and Charles Krauthammer at the Manufacturer & Business Assoc...(Greg Wohlford/Erie Times-News via AP, File). FILE - In this June 27, 2012 file photo, from left, moderator Chris Wallace kicks off a discussion with panelists Dick Morris, Laura Ingraham and Charles Krauthammer at the Manufacturer & Business Assoc...
    Reactions to the death of conservative writer and pundit Charles Krauthammer.More >
    Reactions to the death of conservative writer and pundit Charles Krauthammer.More >
  • A need to verify NKorea nuclear pledges

    A need to verify NKorea nuclear pledges

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:06:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool, File). FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapor...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool, File). FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapor...
    The Trump administration has identified the missile test engine site that it says North Korea has pledged to destroy, but the president's latest comments raised new questions about what concessions Pyongyang has made.More >
    The Trump administration has identified the missile test engine site that it says North Korea has pledged to destroy, but the president's latest comments raised new questions about what concessions Pyongyang has made.More >
  • Sens. McCain, Coons urge Trump to withdraw migration nominee

    Sens. McCain, Coons urge Trump to withdraw migration nominee

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:03:53 GMT
    Republican Sen. John McCain and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons are calling on the Trump administration to withdraw its nominee to for a key position over his "lack of empathy" for immigrants.More >
    Republican Sen. John McCain and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons are calling on the Trump administration to withdraw its nominee to for a key position over his "lack of empathy" for immigrants.More >
  • New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border _ but with parents

    New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border _ but with parents

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:03:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Tr...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Tr...
    Calls mount for Trump to end family separations ahead of meeting with House Republicans.More >
    Calls mount for Trump to end family separations ahead of meeting with House Republicans.More >
  • White House deputy chief of staff to leave in July

    White House deputy chief of staff to leave in July

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:03:37 GMT
    The White House aide who led the planning for President Donald Trump's meeting last week with North Korea's Kim Jong Un has decided to leave the Trump administration to return to the private sector.More >
    The White House aide who led the planning for President Donald Trump's meeting last week with North Korea's Kim Jong Un has decided to leave the Trump administration to return to the private sector.More >
  • Lawyer: Agent booted off Mueller team escorted from FBI HQ

    Lawyer: Agent booted off Mueller team escorted from FBI HQ

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-06-22 19:03:29 GMT
    An FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team because of anti-Donald Trump text messages has been escorted out of the FBI building.More >
    An FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team because of anti-Donald Trump text messages has been escorted out of the FBI building.More >
  • Lawmakers seek investigation of Interior boss' land deal

    Lawmakers seek investigation of Interior boss' land deal

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:46 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:46:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this May 10, 2018, file photo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke testifies at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the FY19 budget, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's famil...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this May 10, 2018, file photo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke testifies at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the FY19 budget, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's famil...
    Democratic lawmakers are calling for an investigation into U.S. Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke's involvement in a land deal with the chairman of an energy services company that does business with the agency.More >
    Democratic lawmakers are calling for an investigation into U.S. Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke's involvement in a land deal with the chairman of an energy services company that does business with the agency.More >
  • Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

    Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:33:44 GMT
    President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches.  AP Photo/Susan Walsh)President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches. AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
    A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war.More >
    A new 10 percent tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports is being threatened by Trump in the latest move toward what could become a trade war.More >
  • House GOP steps up FBI criticism in wake of internal report

    House GOP steps up FBI criticism in wake of internal report

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:23:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform joint hearing on'Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform joint hearing on'Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in...
    House Republicans are escalating their monthslong standoff with the Justice Department, saying the FBI hasn't adequately addressed bias within the agency and threatening to hold top department officials in contempt...More >
    House Republicans are escalating their monthslong standoff with the Justice Department, saying the FBI hasn't adequately addressed bias within the agency and threatening to hold top department officials in contempt _ or even impeach them.More >
  • 'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

    'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:15:49 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...
    An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their...More >
    An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.More >
  • The Latest: Trump's campaign manager wants Sessions fired

    The Latest: Trump's campaign manager wants Sessions fired

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:03:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform joint hearing on'Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform joint hearing on'Oversight of the FBI and DOJ Actions in...
    President Donald Trump's campaign manager is calling for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to be dismissed.More >
    President Donald Trump's campaign manager is calling for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to be dismissed.More >
  • Birthplace of singer, activist Nina Simone to be preserved

    Birthplace of singer, activist Nina Simone to be preserved

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-06-22 18:03:09 GMT
    (AP Photo, File). FILE- This Dec. 5, 1968 file photo shows jazz singer Nina Simone in London. The dilapidated wooden cottage in North Carolina that was the birthplace of singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone now has the protection of the Nationa...(AP Photo, File). FILE- This Dec. 5, 1968 file photo shows jazz singer Nina Simone in London. The dilapidated wooden cottage in North Carolina that was the birthplace of singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone now has the protection of the Nationa...
    The dilapidated wooden cottage in North Carolina that was the birthplace of singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone now has the protection of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.More >
    The dilapidated wooden cottage in North Carolina that was the birthplace of singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone now has the protection of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.More >
  • Trump scraps Obama policy on protecting oceans, Great Lakes

    Trump scraps Obama policy on protecting oceans, Great Lakes

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:45 PM EDT2018-06-22 17:45:27 GMT
    President Donald Trump is throwing out a policy devised by his predecessor for protecting U.S. oceans and the Great Lakes, replacing it with a new approach that emphasizes use of the waters to promote economic growth.More >
    President Donald Trump is throwing out a policy devised by his predecessor for protecting U.S. oceans and the Great Lakes, replacing it with a new approach that emphasizes use of the waters to promote economic growth.More >
  • Lawyer reviewing Cohen documents submits $338,000 bill

    Lawyer reviewing Cohen documents submits $338,000 bill

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:45 PM EDT2018-06-22 17:45:22 GMT
    The lawyer appointed by a judge to help review documents seized from President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, has billed for over $338,000 worth of legal work on the case in the month of May alone.More >
    The lawyer appointed by a judge to help review documents seized from President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, has billed for over $338,000 worth of legal work on the case in the month of May alone.More >
  • Land deal ties Interior secretary's family, Halliburton boss

    Land deal ties Interior secretary's family, Halliburton boss

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-06-22 17:33:20 GMT
    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's family is involved in a land deal with the head of an energy services giant that has business with the Interior Department.More >
    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's family is involved in a land deal with the head of an energy services giant that has business with the Interior Department.More >
  • Pentagon agrees to provide space for 20,000 migrant children

    Pentagon agrees to provide space for 20,000 migrant children

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-06-22 17:25:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). A group of immigrants from Honduras and Guatemala seeking asylum arrive at the bus station after they were processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. President Donald T...(AP Photo/Eric Gay). A group of immigrants from Honduras and Guatemala seeking asylum arrive at the bus station after they were processed and released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in McAllen, Texas. President Donald T...
    The Pentagon says it will make space available on military bases for as many as 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.More >
    The Pentagon says it will make space available on military bases for as many as 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children detained after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.More >
  • 1 more US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents

    1 more US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-06-22 17:06:25 GMT
    Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, bringing the total number to 25.More >
    Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, bringing the total number to 25.More >
  • The Latest: Interior links reorganization plan to Obama

    The Latest: Interior links reorganization plan to Obama

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-06-22 17:06:18 GMT
    The Trump administration is proposing a major reorganization of the federal government.More >
    The Trump administration is proposing a major reorganization of the federal government.More >
  • Spanish royal couple visit White House to finish up US trip

    Spanish royal couple visit White House to finish up US trip

    Friday, June 22 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-06-22 16:52:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, second from right, and first lady Melania Trump, right, welcome Spain's King Felipe VI, second from left, and Queen Letizia, left, to the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 20...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump, second from right, and first lady Melania Trump, right, welcome Spain's King Felipe VI, second from left, and Queen Letizia, left, to the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 20...
    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are welcoming Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia to the White House.More >
    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are welcoming Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia to the White House.More >
  • Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

    Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

    Friday, June 22 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-06-22 16:33:23 GMT
    Trump administration prepares to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people.More >
    Trump administration prepares to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people.More >
  • Jane Fonda to be honored at Traverse City Film Festival

    Jane Fonda to be honored at Traverse City Film Festival

    Friday, June 22 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-06-22 16:14:38 GMT
    Jane Fonda will receive a lifetime achievement award at a northern Michigan film festival led by fellow Oscar winner Michael Moore.More >
    Jane Fonda will receive a lifetime achievement award at a northern Michigan film festival led by fellow Oscar winner Michael Moore.More >
  • Lawsuit claims Kansas official exposed private voter data

    Lawsuit claims Kansas official exposed private voter data

    Friday, June 22 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-06-22 16:13:22 GMT
    A civil rights group has filed a federal lawsuit against Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach challenging a multi-state voter registration database it claims exposed sensitive data of thousands of Kansas voters.More >
    A civil rights group has filed a federal lawsuit against Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach challenging a multi-state voter registration database it claims exposed sensitive data of thousands of Kansas voters.More >
  • Candidate criticized for poster of Wonder Woman lassoing cop

    Candidate criticized for poster of Wonder Woman lassoing cop

    Friday, June 22 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-06-22 16:13:05 GMT
    The Kansas Democratic Party is calling for its lone candidate for state attorney general to drop out of the race because of a poster in her law office showing the superhero Wonder Woman pulling a lasso around a...More >
    The Kansas Democratic Party is calling for its lone candidate for state attorney general to drop out of the race because of a poster in her law office showing the superhero Wonder Woman pulling a lasso around a police officer's neck.More >
  • AP sources: Trump Jr cancels appearance at Bush fundraiser

    AP sources: Trump Jr cancels appearance at Bush fundraiser

    Friday, June 22 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-06-22 16:12:28 GMT
    AP sources: Trump Jr. cancels appearance at fundraiser for younger Bush.More >
    AP sources: Trump Jr. cancels appearance at fundraiser for younger Bush.More >
  • Trump to welcome Jordan's king to White House

    Trump to welcome Jordan's king to White House

    Friday, June 22 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-06-22 16:06:17 GMT
    President Donald Trump will host Jordan's King Abdullah II at the White House next week.More >
    President Donald Trump will host Jordan's King Abdullah II at the White House next week.More >
  • California lawmakers push diversity through film tax credit

    California lawmakers push diversity through film tax credit

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-06-22 15:53:18 GMT
    California lawmakers are trying to encourage better sexual harassment reporting and diverse hiring in the movie industry through the state's film tax credit program.More >
    California lawmakers are trying to encourage better sexual harassment reporting and diverse hiring in the movie industry through the state's film tax credit program.More >
  • Trump stresses support for SC governor

    Trump stresses support for SC governor

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-06-22 15:45:37 GMT
    (Andrew Whitaker/The Post And Courier via AP). Republican governor candidates participate in a gubernatorial between challenger John Warren and Governor Henry McMaster Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at Newberry Opera House in Newberry, S. C.(Andrew Whitaker/The Post And Courier via AP). Republican governor candidates participate in a gubernatorial between challenger John Warren and Governor Henry McMaster Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at Newberry Opera House in Newberry, S. C.
    President Donald Trump is stressing his support for South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, who is locked in a close race for the GOP gubernatorial nomination.More >
    President Donald Trump is stressing his support for South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, who is locked in a close race for the GOP gubernatorial nomination.More >
  • Ex-CIA employee pleads not guilty to hacking tool leak

    Ex-CIA employee pleads not guilty to hacking tool leak

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-06-22 15:35:33 GMT
    A former CIA employee has pleaded not guilty to charges he was behind a damaging leak about the agency's hacking operations.More >
    A former CIA employee has pleaded not guilty to charges he was behind a damaging leak about the agency's hacking operations.More >
  • The Latest: Trump renews trade criticisms of Mexico, Canada

    The Latest: Trump renews trade criticisms of Mexico, Canada

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-06-22 15:13:01 GMT
    President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches.  AP Photo/Susan Walsh)President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches. AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
    The Latest: Escalating trade fight could soon slow US growth, economists say.More >
    The Latest: Escalating trade fight could soon slow US growth, economists say.More >
  • Romania: human rights group slams secret phone tapping deal

    Romania: human rights group slams secret phone tapping deal

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-06-22 14:03:18 GMT
    A human rights group has criticized an agreement between Romania's intelligence agency and the high court, saying it raised questions about protecting ordinary citizens from potential abuse.More >
    A human rights group has criticized an agreement between Romania's intelligence agency and the high court, saying it raised questions about protecting ordinary citizens from potential abuse.More >
  • New East Timor government marred by corruption allegations

    New East Timor government marred by corruption allegations

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:35 AM EDT2018-06-22 13:35:55 GMT
    East Timor's president is refusing to swear in 11 members of Cabinet because of corruption investigations, marring the formation of a new government following a protracted political stalemate in the young nation.More >
    East Timor's president is refusing to swear in 11 members of Cabinet because of corruption investigations, marring the formation of a new government following a protracted political stalemate in the young nation.More >
  • The Latest: China 'underestimated' Trump, a key adviser says

    The Latest: China 'underestimated' Trump, a key adviser says

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:23 AM EDT2018-06-22 13:23:26 GMT
    The Latest: US financial markets plunge on worsening fears of trade fight.More >
    The Latest: US financial markets plunge on worsening fears of trade fight.More >
  • Russia says evidence of Syria chemical attacks was faked

    Russia says evidence of Syria chemical attacks was faked

    Friday, June 22 2018 7:43 AM EDT2018-06-22 11:43:45 GMT
    (AP Photo). A Russian military officer displays a chemical lab during a briefing by Russian Foreign and Defense Ministries in Kubinka Patriot park outside Moscow, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. Russian officials said the lab was used by the rebels to p...(AP Photo). A Russian military officer displays a chemical lab during a briefing by Russian Foreign and Defense Ministries in Kubinka Patriot park outside Moscow, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. Russian officials said the lab was used by the rebels to p...
    Russia says the U.S. and its allies have relied on fabricated evidence to accuse the Syrian government of launching chemical attacks against civilians.More >
    Russia says the U.S. and its allies have relied on fabricated evidence to accuse the Syrian government of launching chemical attacks against civilians.More >
  • EU lawmakers miffed over new Facebook snub

    EU lawmakers miffed over new Facebook snub

    Friday, June 22 2018 7:43 AM EDT2018-06-22 11:43:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Some business leaders including Zuckerberg are condemning the Trump administration's decision ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Some business leaders including Zuckerberg are condemning the Trump administration's decision ...
    EU lawmakers are unhappy that Facebook is refusing to comply with their request to send two senior officials to testify about the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.More >
    EU lawmakers are unhappy that Facebook is refusing to comply with their request to send two senior officials to testify about the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.More >
  • The Latest: Attorneys general demand family separation stop

    The Latest: Attorneys general demand family separation stop

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:33 AM EDT2018-06-22 10:33:02 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cage...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cage...
    Trump defends without apology his administration's border policies despite rising outrage over separation of migrant children and parents.More >
    Trump defends without apology his administration's border policies despite rising outrage over separation of migrant children and parents.More >
  • Trump defiant despite rising outrage over border separations

    Trump defiant despite rising outrage over border separations

    Friday, June 22 2018 6:15 AM EDT2018-06-22 10:15:44 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cage...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, sit in one of the cage...
    Trump defends without apology his administration's border policies despite rising outrage over separation of migrant children and parents.More >
    Trump defends without apology his administration's border policies despite rising outrage over separation of migrant children and parents.More >
  • Senate changes rules following sexual misconduct scandal

    Senate changes rules following sexual misconduct scandal

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:48 AM EDT2018-06-22 09:48:09 GMT
    The Rhode Island Senate will require members to receive annual training after a senator was charged with extorting sex from a page earlier in the session.More >
    The Rhode Island Senate will require members to receive annual training after a senator was charged with extorting sex from a page earlier in the session.More >
  • Veteran Republican strategist Steve Schmidt renounces GOP

    Veteran Republican strategist Steve Schmidt renounces GOP

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:48 AM EDT2018-06-22 09:48:04 GMT
    Veteran Republican strategist Steve Schmidt says he is renouncing the GOP, alleging failure by party's leaders in Congress to call out what he describes as President Donald Trump's corruption.More >
    Veteran Republican strategist Steve Schmidt says he is renouncing the GOP, alleging failure by party's leaders in Congress to call out what he describes as President Donald Trump's corruption.More >
  • S. Korea: Joint US drills suspended to aid talks with North

    S. Korea: Joint US drills suspended to aid talks with North

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:55 AM EDT2018-06-22 08:55:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A photo showing U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is displayed as a member of People's Democratic Party stands to oppose military exercises between the United States and South Korea near the U.S....(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). A photo showing U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is displayed as a member of People's Democratic Party stands to oppose military exercises between the United States and South Korea near the U.S....
    South Korea says a joint military exercise scheduled with the U.S. has been suspended to support ongoing talks both countries have with North Korea.More >
    South Korea says a joint military exercise scheduled with the U.S. has been suspended to support ongoing talks both countries have with North Korea.More >
  • Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

    Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:35 AM EDT2018-06-22 07:35:57 GMT
    The White House is establishing a new policy for reducing satellite clutter in space.More >
    The White House is establishing a new policy for reducing satellite clutter in space.More >
  • High court decision extends legal battle over gerrymandering

    High court decision extends legal battle over gerrymandering

    Friday, June 22 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-06-22 07:03:41 GMT
    The Supreme Court's decision to avoid a definitive ruling about partisan gerrymandering shifts the focus to other states, most notably North Carolina.More >
    The Supreme Court's decision to avoid a definitive ruling about partisan gerrymandering shifts the focus to other states, most notably North Carolina.More >
  • Democratic ad slams Hawley over allegations against donor

    Democratic ad slams Hawley over allegations against donor

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:12 AM EDT2018-06-22 06:12:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In a Friday, May 25, 2018 file photo, Missouri Attorney General and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley takes questions from the media after touring the POET Biorefining ethanol plant, in Macon, Mo. A Dem...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE - In a Friday, May 25, 2018 file photo, Missouri Attorney General and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley takes questions from the media after touring the POET Biorefining ethanol plant, in Macon, Mo. A Dem...
    A Democratic political action committee is targeting Republican Missouri Senate candidate Josh Hawley over allegations of play to play that involve a past top donor.More >
    A Democratic political action committee is targeting Republican Missouri Senate candidate Josh Hawley over allegations of play to play that involve a past top donor.More >
  • Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report

    Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report

    Friday, June 22 2018 2:05 AM EDT2018-06-22 06:05:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, left, and FBI Director Christopher Wray wait to testify as the Senate Judiciary Committee examines the internal report of the FBI's Clinton email probe and the role ...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, left, and FBI Director Christopher Wray wait to testify as the Senate Judiciary Committee examines the internal report of the FBI's Clinton email probe and the role ...
    The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the Justice Department has a "serious credibility problem.".More >
    The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the Justice Department has a "serious credibility problem.".More >
  • Origins of family separation issue stretch back many years

    Origins of family separation issue stretch back many years

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-06-22 05:32:30 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, rest in one of the cag...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the United States, rest in one of the cag...
    How did US come to separate thousands of migrant children from their parents?.More >
    How did US come to separate thousands of migrant children from their parents?.More >
  • Pentagon suspends August military drills with South Korea

    Pentagon suspends August military drills with South Korea

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:26 AM EDT2018-06-22 05:26:07 GMT
    The Pentagon says it has formally suspended a major military exercise planned for August with South Korea, a much anticipated move stemming from President Donald Trump's nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim...More >
    The Pentagon says it has formally suspended a major military exercise planned for August with South Korea, a much anticipated move stemming from President Donald Trump's nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.More >
  • Acting drug enforcement chief set to retire at end of month

    Acting drug enforcement chief set to retire at end of month

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-22 05:05:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2017, file photo, Drug Enforcement Administration Acting Administrator Robert Patterson speaks at a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. A spokeswoman for the Drug Enforcement ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2017, file photo, Drug Enforcement Administration Acting Administrator Robert Patterson speaks at a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. A spokeswoman for the Drug Enforcement ...
    A spokeswoman for the Drug Enforcement Administration says the agency's acting administrator will be retiring at the end of June.More >
    A spokeswoman for the Drug Enforcement Administration says the agency's acting administrator will be retiring at the end of June.More >
  • Recording of crying children at border adds to outrage

    Recording of crying children at border adds to outrage

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-22 05:05:42 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...
    Politicians and advocates are flocking to the U.S.-Mexico border to visit immigration detention centers and turn up the pressure on the White House amid a growing uproar Monday over its policy of separating...More >
    Politicians and advocates are flocking to the U.S.-Mexico border to visit immigration detention centers and turn up the pressure on the White House amid a growing uproar Monday over its policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.More >
  • Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in several states

    Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in several states

    Friday, June 22 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-06-22 04:57:00 GMT
    Voters in a number of states will be deciding this year whether to change the redistricting process for congressional and state legislative seats, to make the process less partisan.More >
    Voters in a number of states will be deciding this year whether to change the redistricting process for congressional and state legislative seats, to make the process less partisan.More >
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  • APNewsBreak: About 500 kids reunited with families since May

    APNewsBreak: About 500 kids reunited with families since May

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:06 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:06:51 GMT
    Mayors who gathered at a holding facility for immigrant children at Texas' border with Mexico say that President Trump has failed to address a humanitarian crisis of his own making.More >
    Mayors who gathered at a holding facility for immigrant children at Texas' border with Mexico say that President Trump has failed to address a humanitarian crisis of his own making.More >
  • WHAT'S HAPPENING: A struggle for next steps on immigration

    WHAT'S HAPPENING: A struggle for next steps on immigration

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:06 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:06:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington. From left, Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., Trump, and Re...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Washington. From left, Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., Trump, and Re...
    WHAT'S HAPPENING: House GOP leaders are working furiously to get reluctant Republicans on board in hopes of resolving broader immigration issues ahead of the November midterm elections.More >
    WHAT'S HAPPENING: House GOP leaders are working furiously to get reluctant Republicans on board in hopes of resolving broader immigration issues ahead of the November midterm elections.More >
  • APNewsBreak: Schools mum on ties to doc in sex abuse inquiry

    APNewsBreak: Schools mum on ties to doc in sex abuse inquiry

    Saturday, June 23 2018 2:06 AM EDT2018-06-23 06:06:38 GMT
    (Ohio State University via AP). This photo shows 1978 employment application information for Dr. Richard Strauss, from Ohio State University’s personnel files reviewed by The Associated Press. Strauss, who died in 2005, and is now accused of sexual mis...(Ohio State University via AP). This photo shows 1978 employment application information for Dr. Richard Strauss, from Ohio State University’s personnel files reviewed by The Associated Press. Strauss, who died in 2005, and is now accused of sexual mis...
    APNewsBreak: Schools where late doctor claimed ties are mum on any connections as Ohio State investigates sex abuse claim.More >
    APNewsBreak: Schools where late doctor claimed ties are mum on any connections as Ohio State investigates sex abuse claim.More >