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

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

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-06-20 09:33:41 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 >
  • Border separations ripple through midterm campaigns

    Border separations ripple through midterm campaigns

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-06-20 09:33:32 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 >
  • Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

    Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-06-20 09:33:10 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 >
  • Another test of loyalty looms over Trump's Minnesota visit

    Another test of loyalty looms over Trump's Minnesota visit

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-06-20 07:31:12 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 >
  • House Republicans turn up the heat in standoff with DOJ

    House Republicans turn up the heat in standoff with DOJ

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:12 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:12:44 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 >
  • With eyes on midterms, Trump embraces immigration fight

    With eyes on midterms, Trump embraces immigration fight

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:23:33 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 >
  • DC voters nominate mayor for another term, approve tips law

    DC voters nominate mayor for another term, approve tips law

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:06:13 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 >
  • The Latest: AMA calls for an end to border separations

    The Latest: AMA calls for an end to border separations

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:05:44 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 >
  • One-time rivals talk unity in race for California governor

    One-time rivals talk unity in race for California governor

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:05:32 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 >
  • House GOP steps up FBI criticism in wake of internal report

    House GOP steps up FBI criticism in wake of internal report

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:05:28 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 >
  • DC Mayor Bowser wins; voters OK pay shift for tipped workers

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

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:43 PM EDT2018-06-20 02:43:53 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 >
  • Coronation plans threaten poll delay in junta-ruled Thailand

    Coronation plans threaten poll delay in junta-ruled Thailand

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:43 PM EDT2018-06-20 02:43:47 GMT
    (Jorge Silva/Pool Photo via AP). FILE - In this April 19, 2018, file photo, Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha arrives for a meeting in Bangkok, Thailand. Prayuth has said that his military government would hold elections only after a coronati...(Jorge Silva/Pool Photo via AP). FILE - In this April 19, 2018, file photo, Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha arrives for a meeting in Bangkok, Thailand. Prayuth has said that his military government would hold elections only after a coronati...
    Thailand's military government will hold elections only after a coronation ceremony for the new Thai king, casting fresh doubt on promises the polls will be held by next February.More >
    Thailand's military government will hold elections only after a coronation ceremony for the new Thai king, casting fresh doubt on promises the polls will be held by next February.More >
  • Cruz's flip-flop on family separation shows threat to GOP

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

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:43:37 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 >
  • The Latest: Trump's campaign manager wants Sessions fired

    The Latest: Trump's campaign manager wants Sessions fired

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-06-19 23:04:47 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 >
  • New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border _ but with parents

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

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-06-19 22:53:51 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 >
  • Lawsuit claims Kansas official exposed private voter data

    Lawsuit claims Kansas official exposed private voter data

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:44:57 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 >
  • The Latest: Western electric grid bill clears hurdle

    The Latest: Western electric grid bill clears hurdle

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:14:28 GMT
    A California Senate panel has narrowly advanced a contentious proposal to link oversight of California's electric grid with other western states.More >
    A California Senate panel has narrowly advanced a contentious proposal to link oversight of California's electric grid with other western states.More >
  • Candidate criticized for poster of Wonder Woman lassoing cop

    Candidate criticized for poster of Wonder Woman lassoing cop

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:03:27 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 >
  • High court decision extends legal battle over gerrymandering

    High court decision extends legal battle over gerrymandering

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:35:36 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 >
  • Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in several states

    Redistricting changes headed to the ballot in several states

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:05:35 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 >
  • Doubts loom over Colombia peace deal with hawk's election

    Doubts loom over Colombia peace deal with hawk's election

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:45 AM EDT2018-06-19 12:45:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). Colombia's President Elect Ivan Duque celebrates his victory in the presidential runoff election, in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Duque defeated Gustavo Petro, a former leftist rebel and ex-Bogota mayor.(AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). Colombia's President Elect Ivan Duque celebrates his victory in the presidential runoff election, in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Duque defeated Gustavo Petro, a former leftist rebel and ex-Bogota mayor.
    Uncertainty looms over Colombia's fragile peace deal with the victory of one of its most hawkish critics in a bruising presidential runoff that laid bare deep divisions in the South American nation as it tries to...More >
    Uncertainty looms over Colombia's fragile peace deal with the victory of one of its most hawkish critics in a bruising presidential runoff that laid bare deep divisions in the South American nation as it tries to emerge from decades of bloody conflict.More >
  • Turkey: 30,000 Syrians eligible to vote on Sunday

    Turkey: 30,000 Syrians eligible to vote on Sunday

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:53 AM EDT2018-06-19 11:53:28 GMT
    (Ziya Koseoglu/CHP Press Service via AP, Pool). Muharrem Ince, the presidential candidate of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, takes a selfie pictures during a rally of his supporters in Gaziantep, eastern Turkey, Monday, June 18, 201...(Ziya Koseoglu/CHP Press Service via AP, Pool). Muharrem Ince, the presidential candidate of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, takes a selfie pictures during a rally of his supporters in Gaziantep, eastern Turkey, Monday, June 18, 201...
    Prime Minister Binali Yildirim is quoted as saying that some 30,000 Syrians who acquired Turkish nationality are eligible to l vote in Sunday's presidential and parliamentary elections.More >
    Prime Minister Binali Yildirim is quoted as saying that some 30,000 Syrians who acquired Turkish nationality are eligible to l vote in Sunday's presidential and parliamentary elections.More >
  • Pakistani authorities bar Musharraf from July polls

    Pakistani authorities bar Musharraf from July polls

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 7:46 AM EDT2018-06-19 11:46:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed, File). FILE - In this April 20, 2013 file photo, Pakistan's former President and military ruler Pervez Musharraf arrives at an anti-terrorism court in Islamabad, Pakistan. The Election Commission of Pakistan on Tuesday, June 19,...(AP Photo/Anjum Naveed, File). FILE - In this April 20, 2013 file photo, Pakistan's former President and military ruler Pervez Musharraf arrives at an anti-terrorism court in Islamabad, Pakistan. The Election Commission of Pakistan on Tuesday, June 19,...
    Pakistan's elections oversight body has rejected nomination papers of former military ruler Gen. Pervez Musharraf, barring him from running for office in elections to be held next month.More >
    Pakistan's elections oversight body has rejected nomination papers of former military ruler Gen. Pervez Musharraf, barring him from running for office in elections to be held next month.More >
  • North Dakota mayor re-elected with all 3 of town's votes

    North Dakota mayor re-elected with all 3 of town's votes

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:43 AM EDT2018-06-19 10:43:15 GMT
    The man believed to be North Dakota's oldest mayor breezed to another term in Tuesday's election, winning unanimously in a vote that saw 100 percent turnout.More >
    The man believed to be North Dakota's oldest mayor breezed to another term in Tuesday's election, winning unanimously in a vote that saw 100 percent turnout.More >
  • Colombia's president-elect seeks unity after polarizing vote

    Colombia's president-elect seeks unity after polarizing vote

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-06-19 06:51:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). President Elect Ivan Duque shakes hands with supporters after his victory in the presidential runoff election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Duque defeated Gustavo Petro, a former leftist rebel and ex-Bogota ma...(AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). President Elect Ivan Duque shakes hands with supporters after his victory in the presidential runoff election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Duque defeated Gustavo Petro, a former leftist rebel and ex-Bogota ma...
    Colombia's President-elect Ivan Duque is appealing for unity after winning a runoff election over a leftist firebrand whose ascent shook the country's political establishment and laid bare deep divisions over the...More >
    Colombia's President-elect Ivan Duque is appealing for unity after winning a runoff election over a leftist firebrand whose ascent shook the country's political establishment and laid bare deep divisions over the nation's peace process.More >
  • Democratic ad slams Hawley over allegations against donor

    Democratic ad slams Hawley over allegations against donor

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:52:36 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 >
  • Supreme Court leaves door open to curbing partisan districts

    Supreme Court leaves door open to curbing partisan districts

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:45:49 GMT
    The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party.More >
    The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party.More >
  • States' redistricting plans facing challenges in court

    States' redistricting plans facing challenges in court

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:36:55 GMT
    Gerrymandering has led to court fights in a number of states.More >
    Gerrymandering has led to court fights in a number of states.More >
  • Judge: Kansas cannot require proof of citizenship to vote

    Judge: Kansas cannot require proof of citizenship to vote

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:33:31 GMT
    A federal judge has ruled Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, a setback for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in a case with national implications for voting rights.More >
    A federal judge has ruled Kansas cannot require documentary proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote, a setback for Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in a case with national implications for voting rights.More >
  • Trump to visit swing state Nevada to stump for Sen. Heller

    Trump to visit swing state Nevada to stump for Sen. Heller

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:44:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Monday, June 18, 2018, file photo President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Trump will be in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 2...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Monday, June 18, 2018, file photo President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Trump will be in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 2...
    President Donald Trump will headline the Nevada Republican Party's convention on Saturday and also appear at a fundraiser with Republican U.S. Sen. Dean Heller.More >
    President Donald Trump will headline the Nevada Republican Party's convention on Saturday and also appear at a fundraiser with Republican U.S. Sen. Dean Heller.More >
  • The Latest: Inspector general: FBI employees aren't perfect

    The Latest: Inspector general: FBI employees aren't perfect

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:15:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, left, and FBI Director Christopher Wray are sworn in to testify as the Senate Judiciary Committee examines the internal report of the FBI's Clinton email probe and t...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, left, and FBI Director Christopher Wray are sworn in to testify as the Senate Judiciary Committee examines the internal report of the FBI's Clinton email probe and t...
    The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee disagrees with a report from the Justice Department's inspector general that said the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe was not politically...More >
    The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee disagrees with a report from the Justice Department's inspector general that said the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe was not politically motivated.More >
  • Giuliani says Trump may consider pardons after Russia probe

    Giuliani says Trump may consider pardons after Russia probe

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:11:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy in Washington. Giuliani said Sunday, June 17, 2018, that...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy in Washington. Giuliani said Sunday, June 17, 2018, that...
    Giuliani says Trump might pardon former campaign chairman, others ensnared in Russia investigation once special counsel's work ends.More >
    Giuliani says Trump might pardon former campaign chairman, others ensnared in Russia investigation once special counsel's work ends.More >
  • Gun by her side, GOP US Senate candidate talks of threats

    Gun by her side, GOP US Senate candidate talks of threats

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:03:32 GMT
    (Leah for Senate campaign via AP). This frame grab from a video provided by the Leah for Senate campaign, shows Leah Vukmir, a Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate candidate, sitting at a kitchen table with a handgun next to her as she talks about death th...(Leah for Senate campaign via AP). This frame grab from a video provided by the Leah for Senate campaign, shows Leah Vukmir, a Wisconsin Republican U.S. Senate candidate, sitting at a kitchen table with a handgun next to her as she talks about death th...
    With a holstered handgun next to her on a kitchen table, Republican U.S. Senate Leah Vukmir promises in her first television ad of the campaign released Monday to stand with President Donald Trump just as she did...More >
    With a holstered handgun next to her on a kitchen table, Republican U.S. Senate Leah Vukmir promises in her first television ad of the campaign released Monday to stand with President Donald Trump just as she did against death threats in Wisconsin.More >
  • In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion

    In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:14:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, March 6, 2018, file photo, the sun peaks over the horizon next to the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial at daybreak along the Potomac River in Washington. Washington's primary is on Tuesday,...(AP Photo/J. David Ake, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, March 6, 2018, file photo, the sun peaks over the horizon next to the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial at daybreak along the Potomac River in Washington. Washington's primary is on Tuesday,...
    The mayor and congressional delegate may top the ballot in Washington D.C.'s primary on Tuesday, but the real drama for voters has to do with waiters, waitresses, bartenders and busboys.More >
    The mayor and congressional delegate may top the ballot in Washington D.C.'s primary on Tuesday, but the real drama for voters has to do with waiters, waitresses, bartenders and busboys.More >
  • AP Explains: Who and what are behind Germany's govt crisis?

    AP Explains: Who and what are behind Germany's govt crisis?

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:01:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber,file). FILE - In this March 14, 2018 file photo, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, left, talks to German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the German parliament in Berlin.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber,file). FILE - In this March 14, 2018 file photo, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, left, talks to German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the German parliament in Berlin.
    Chancellor Angela Merkel's fourth-term government took nearly six months to put together, and only took office after the center-left Social Democrats reluctantly agreed to team up with her conservatives.More >
    Chancellor Angela Merkel's fourth-term government took nearly six months to put together, and only took office after the center-left Social Democrats reluctantly agreed to team up with her conservatives.More >
  • Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

    Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:33:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party’s most animating issues __ and fueling concerns th...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party’s most animating issues __ and fueling concerns th...
    The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans, and it's fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November.More >
    The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans, and it's fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November.More >
  • Maryland Democratic primary has 2 black candidates leading

    Maryland Democratic primary has 2 black candidates leading

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:33:16 GMT
    With two leading candidates who have a shot at becoming Maryland's first black governor, the crowded Democratic gubernatorial primary reflects the state's changing demographics and the party's efforts to harness...More >
    With two leading candidates who have a shot at becoming Maryland's first black governor, the crowded Democratic gubernatorial primary reflects the state's changing demographics and the party's efforts to harness diverse electorate around the country.More >
  • Injured former Cambodian PM Ranariddh sent to Thai hospital

    Injured former Cambodian PM Ranariddh sent to Thai hospital

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:02:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File). FILE - In this Sunday, June 3, 2012, file photo, Cambodian Prince Norodom Ranariddh greets people before casting his ballot in a local elections at the Wat Than temple in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.  Ranariddh, 74, has been seri...(AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File). FILE - In this Sunday, June 3, 2012, file photo, Cambodian Prince Norodom Ranariddh greets people before casting his ballot in a local elections at the Wat Than temple in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Ranariddh, 74, has been seri...
    A Cambodian prince who was a candidate in upcoming general elections was seriously injured Sunday in a road crash that killed his wife and injured at least seven other people.More >
    A Cambodian prince who was a candidate in upcoming general elections was seriously injured Sunday in a road crash that killed his wife and injured at least seven other people.More >
  • Turkey: Presidential candidate makes TV speech from prison

    Turkey: Presidential candidate makes TV speech from prison

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-06-18 07:50:15 GMT
    Turkey's state broadcaster has aired a campaign speech by a jailed presidential candidate, who urged voters to prevent "one-man regime" of incumbent Erdogan.More >
    Turkey's state broadcaster has aired a campaign speech by a jailed presidential candidate, who urged voters to prevent "one-man regime" of incumbent Erdogan.More >
  • Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe

    Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-06-18 06:00:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    Rudy Giuliani says President Donald Trump has no plans to issue pardons now in the Russia investigation but could choose to do so once the special counsel's work is finished.More >
    Rudy Giuliani says President Donald Trump has no plans to issue pardons now in the Russia investigation but could choose to do so once the special counsel's work is finished.More >
  • Conservative wins Colombia's presidency in divisive election

    Conservative wins Colombia's presidency in divisive election

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-06-18 04:12:26 GMT
    (AP Photos/Ricardo Mazalan, Fernando Vergara, Files). FILES - This combination of two May 27, 2018 file photos shows Colombian presidential candidates Gustavo Petro, left, and Ivan Duque, in Bogota, Colombia. Voters will choose between Petro, a leftist...(AP Photos/Ricardo Mazalan, Fernando Vergara, Files). FILES - This combination of two May 27, 2018 file photos shows Colombian presidential candidates Gustavo Petro, left, and Ivan Duque, in Bogota, Colombia. Voters will choose between Petro, a leftist...
    Voters in Colombia head to the polls Sunday to choose a leftist former guerrilla or a young conservative lawmaker to lead the nation as it implements a still fragile peace accord.More >
    Voters in Colombia head to the polls Sunday to choose a leftist former guerrilla or a young conservative lawmaker to lead the nation as it implements a still fragile peace accord.More >
  • The Latest: Ex-rebels want to meet with new Colombia leader

    The Latest: Ex-rebels want to meet with new Colombia leader

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:40 PM EDT2018-06-18 01:40:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). Ivan Duque, candidate of the Democratic Center party, thumbs up after voting during a presidential runoff election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Voters will choose between Duque and Gustavo Petro, a former lef...(AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). Ivan Duque, candidate of the Democratic Center party, thumbs up after voting during a presidential runoff election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Voters will choose between Duque and Gustavo Petro, a former lef...
    Colombia election results show Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, is poised to become the country's next president.More >
    Colombia election results show Ivan Duque, the young conservative protege of a powerful former president, is poised to become the country's next president.More >
  • Trump congratulates Hungarian leader who shares border views

    Trump congratulates Hungarian leader who shares border views

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:52:38 GMT
    President Donald Trump is congratulating Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary on his recent re-election.More >
    President Donald Trump is congratulating Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary on his recent re-election.More >
  • Arizona Republicans brush off talk about McCain Senate seat

    Arizona Republicans brush off talk about McCain Senate seat

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:30:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., pauses before speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington. A possible U.S. Senate vacancy in Arizona would be temporarily fil...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., pauses before speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington. A possible U.S. Senate vacancy in Arizona would be temporarily fil...
    Sen. John McCain's legacy was thrust into focus nearly one year ago when he announced his brain cancer diagnosis.More >
    Sen. John McCain's legacy was thrust into focus nearly one year ago when he announced his brain cancer diagnosis.More >
  • Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort jailed ahead of trial

    Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort jailed ahead of trial

    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-06-17 14:50:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    Onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sent to jail after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.More >
    Onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sent to jail after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.More >
  • Both Trump, critics find things to like in watchdog report

    Both Trump, critics find things to like in watchdog report

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-06-17 13:02:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump and his critics are each cherry picking what they want to see from the findings of a Justice Department watchdog report.More >
    President Donald Trump and his critics are each cherry picking what they want to see from the findings of a Justice Department watchdog report.More >
  • AP Explains: How Colombia's presidential vote affects peace

    AP Explains: How Colombia's presidential vote affects peace

    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-06-17 12:30:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). Mounted police patrol as part of pre-electoral security in the outskirts of Bogota, Colombia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.Colombians will hold runoff presidential elections on Sunday.(AP Photo/Fernando Vergara). Mounted police patrol as part of pre-electoral security in the outskirts of Bogota, Colombia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.Colombians will hold runoff presidential elections on Sunday.
    In 2016, the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia signed a peace deal that ended five decades of guerrilla war.More >
    In 2016, the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia signed a peace deal that ended five decades of guerrilla war.More >
  • Ex-rebel looks to defy odds in Colombia presidential race

    Ex-rebel looks to defy odds in Colombia presidential race

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:21 PM EDT2018-06-17 03:21:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Mejia). A supporter of Gustavo Pedro shows an old photo of the presidential candidate, third from left, surrounded by former squatters he helped organize as a clandestine militant in the 80's at "Bolivar 83" community in the town of Zi...(AP Photo/Martin Mejia). A supporter of Gustavo Pedro shows an old photo of the presidential candidate, third from left, surrounded by former squatters he helped organize as a clandestine militant in the 80's at "Bolivar 83" community in the town of Zi...
    Gustavo Petro began his ascent to the cusp of Colombia's presidency in this self-built barrio named after South American independence hero Simon Bolivar.More >
    Gustavo Petro began his ascent to the cusp of Colombia's presidency in this self-built barrio named after South American independence hero Simon Bolivar.More >
  • FBI report: Anti-Trump texts 'cast a cloud' over email probe

    FBI report: Anti-Trump texts 'cast a cloud' over email probe

    Saturday, June 16 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-06-16 13:50:58 GMT
    FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over Clinton investigation, sullied FBI's reputation.More >
    FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over Clinton investigation, sullied FBI's reputation.More >
  • Ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort jailed ahead of trial

    Ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort jailed ahead of trial

    Saturday, June 16 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-06-16 13:01:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort goes through security as he arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort goes through security as he arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail.More >
    President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail.More >
  • Democrats set earlier 2020 convention date

    Democrats set earlier 2020 convention date

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-06-16 04:50:54 GMT
    Democrats have set their 2020 presidential nominating convention for the middle of July, but they have not decided where.More >
    Democrats have set their 2020 presidential nominating convention for the middle of July, but they have not decided where.More >
  • Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial

    Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-06-16 04:50:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail after new charges were filed against him and a federal judge revoked his house arrest.More >
    President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail after new charges were filed against him and a federal judge revoked his house arrest.More >
  • Justice report provides ammo for both Trump and his critics

    Justice report provides ammo for both Trump and his critics

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:49 PM EDT2018-06-16 02:49:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington's latest Rorschach test. President Donald Trump and his critics are each cherry picking what they want to see from its findings to either discredit or...More >
    A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington's latest Rorschach test. President Donald Trump and his critics are each cherry picking what they want to see from its findings to either discredit or defend investigators conducting the pro.More >
  • Walmart heirs' groups deny role in Georgia governor's race

    Walmart heirs' groups deny role in Georgia governor's race

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:50 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:50:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland, File). FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle speaks to his supporters as he enters a runoff with Brian Kemp during an election-night watch party in Gainesville,...(AP Photo/Todd Kirkland, File). FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle speaks to his supporters as he enters a runoff with Brian Kemp during an election-night watch party in Gainesville,...
    Walmart heirs deny any involvement in the Georgia governor's race after a leading candidate was secretly recorded saying that he backed favorable school choice laws in the state in order to get campaign money from...More >
    Walmart heirs deny any involvement in the Georgia governor's race after a leading candidate was secretly recorded saying that he backed favorable school choice laws in the state in order to get campaign money from the Walton family's non-profit foundation.More >
  • The Latest: Sessions to deal with 'any problems' in FBI

    The Latest: Sessions to deal with 'any problems' in FBI

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:49:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over Clinton investigation, sullied FBI's reputation.More >
    FBI report says anti-Trump texts "cast a cloud" over Clinton investigation, sullied FBI's reputation.More >
  • Trump claims FBI 'plotting' though report found no bias

    Trump claims FBI 'plotting' though report found no bias

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:31:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File). FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    An inspector general report condemning the FBI's actions in the Hillary Clinton email investigation blasts former FBI Director James Comey but denies total vindication to the president who fired him.More >
    An inspector general report condemning the FBI's actions in the Hillary Clinton email investigation blasts former FBI Director James Comey but denies total vindication to the president who fired him.More >
  • Trump voices reservations about doing a Mueller interview

    Trump voices reservations about doing a Mueller interview

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:02:02 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he thinks the Russia probe is "very biased" and has reservations about being interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller.More >
    President Donald Trump says he thinks the Russia probe is "very biased" and has reservations about being interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller.More >
  • The Latest: Trump calls Manafort jailing unfair

    The Latest: Trump calls Manafort jailing unfair

    Friday, June 15 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:43:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Paul Manafort arrives at federal court, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is weighing in on a judge's decision to jail his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort while he awaits trial.More >
    President Donald Trump is weighing in on a judge's decision to jail his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort while he awaits trial.More >
  • Judge considers public access to data about opioid shipments

    Judge considers public access to data about opioid shipments

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:54:12 GMT
    A federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits by local governments is considering a request to make public information showing where prescription opioid painkillers have been shipped throughout the country.More >
    A federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits by local governments is considering a request to make public information showing where prescription opioid painkillers have been shipped throughout the country.More >
  • New San Francisco mayor went from the projects to City Hall

    New San Francisco mayor went from the projects to City Hall

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:53:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill). London Breed speaks to reporters outside of City Hall Wednesday, June 13, 2018 in San Francisco. Breed was poised to become the first African-American woman to lead San Francisco following a hard-fought campaign when former...(AP Photo/Lorin Eleni Gill). London Breed speaks to reporters outside of City Hall Wednesday, June 13, 2018 in San Francisco. Breed was poised to become the first African-American woman to lead San Francisco following a hard-fought campaign when former...
    San Francisco's incoming mayor knows the yawning gap between rich and poor firsthand, having been raised by her grandmother in the drug- and violence-riddled projects.More >
    San Francisco's incoming mayor knows the yawning gap between rich and poor firsthand, having been raised by her grandmother in the drug- and violence-riddled projects.More >
  • The Latest: NY attorney general sues over Trump's foundation

    The Latest: NY attorney general sues over Trump's foundation

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:19:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - President Donald Trump holds up an executive order for border security and immigration enforcement improvements after signing the order during a visit to the Homeland Security Department headquarters in...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - President Donald Trump holds up an executive order for border security and immigration enforcement improvements after signing the order during a visit to the Homeland Security Department headquarters in...
    New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign.More >
    New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign.More >
  • Trump accused in lawsuit of misusing charitable foundation

    Trump accused in lawsuit of misusing charitable foundation

    Friday, June 15 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-06-15 13:01:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - President Donald Trump holds up an executive order for border security and immigration enforcement improvements after signing the order during a visit to the Homeland Security Department headquarters in...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - President Donald Trump holds up an executive order for border security and immigration enforcement improvements after signing the order during a visit to the Homeland Security Department headquarters in...
    New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign.More >
    New York's attorney general says President Donald Trump's foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign.More >
  • Watchdog: Comey 'insubordinate,' not biased in Clinton probe

    Watchdog: Comey 'insubordinate,' not biased in Clinton probe

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:49 AM EDT2018-06-15 04:49:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in New York. The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is expected to criticize the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email investig...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in New York. The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is expected to criticize the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email investig...
    Report on FBI actions in Hillary Clinton email case set for release, expected to harshly criticize law enforcement agency's handling of investigation.More >
    Report on FBI actions in Hillary Clinton email case set for release, expected to harshly criticize law enforcement agency's handling of investigation.More >
  • Judge mulls allowing expelled Arizona lawmaker on ballot

    Judge mulls allowing expelled Arizona lawmaker on ballot

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:58 PM EDT2018-06-15 02:58:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Expelled Arizona House Rep. Don Shooter, right, arrives at court with attorney Tim Nelson, left, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Phoenix. A Maricopa County judge says she'll decide tomorrow whether the former Yuma lawmaker, Sho...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Expelled Arizona House Rep. Don Shooter, right, arrives at court with attorney Tim Nelson, left, Thursday, June 14, 2018, in Phoenix. A Maricopa County judge says she'll decide tomorrow whether the former Yuma lawmaker, Sho...
    A judge says she'll decide Friday whether a former Arizona lawmaker expelled over sexual misconduct can run for state Senate.More >
    A judge says she'll decide Friday whether a former Arizona lawmaker expelled over sexual misconduct can run for state Senate.More >
  • The Latest: Watchdog report rebukes Comey for Clinton probe

    The Latest: Watchdog report rebukes Comey for Clinton probe

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:08 PM EDT2018-06-15 02:08:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in New York. The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is expected to criticize the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email investig...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2017, file photo, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in New York. The Justice Department’s internal watchdog is expected to criticize the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email investig...
    Two Republican-led House committees say a monthslong probe into the now-closed FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails has so far shown "questionable decision-making" by the agency.More >
    Two Republican-led House committees say a monthslong probe into the now-closed FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails has so far shown "questionable decision-making" by the agency.More >
  • US warns Zimbabwe over election after 2-year-old killed

    US warns Zimbabwe over election after 2-year-old killed

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:50:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi). Supporters of Zimbabwes main oppositon leader, Nelson Chamisa are seen close to his campaign vehicle outside the magistrates courts in Harare, Thursday, June, 14, 2018.Zimbabwes military backed president and a youthful ...(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi). Supporters of Zimbabwes main oppositon leader, Nelson Chamisa are seen close to his campaign vehicle outside the magistrates courts in Harare, Thursday, June, 14, 2018.Zimbabwes military backed president and a youthful ...
    US warns Zimbabwe over next month's election after 2-year-old killed.More >
    US warns Zimbabwe over next month's election after 2-year-old killed.More >
  • Will Amazon's work to kill Seattle tax spook other cities?

    Will Amazon's work to kill Seattle tax spook other cities?

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:22:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Demonstrators opposing the repeal of a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks that was intended to combat a growing homelessness crisis hold a sign that reads "Tax Amazon" as they wait for the start of a Seattle C...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Demonstrators opposing the repeal of a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks that was intended to combat a growing homelessness crisis hold a sign that reads "Tax Amazon" as they wait for the start of a Seattle C...
    A tax on large companies like Amazon that was meant to fight a growing homelessness crisis got rolled back during a raucous Seattle City Council meeting.More >
    A tax on large companies like Amazon that was meant to fight a growing homelessness crisis got rolled back during a raucous Seattle City Council meeting.More >
  • Justices strike down Minnesota voter clothing restrictions

    Justices strike down Minnesota voter clothing restrictions

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:03:14 GMT
    The Supreme Court has struck down a Minnesota law that restricted what voters can wear to polls.More >
    The Supreme Court has struck down a Minnesota law that restricted what voters can wear to polls.More >
  • Coin toss decides Kentucky magistrate race

    Coin toss decides Kentucky magistrate race

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:53:13 GMT
    When the traditional election process failed to produce a winner in a Kentucky magistrate race, officials went with a coin toss.More >
    When the traditional election process failed to produce a winner in a Kentucky magistrate race, officials went with a coin toss.More >
  • Maine ballots are being collected for ranked-choice voting

    Maine ballots are being collected for ranked-choice voting

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:31:51 GMT
    (Troy R. Bennett/The Bangor Daily News via AP). Maine Republican gubernatorial primary candidate Shawn Moody is congratulated by supporters  in Gorham, Maine Tuesday,  June 12, 2018.  Moody won Tuesday's ranked-choice voting primary in the race to succ...(Troy R. Bennett/The Bangor Daily News via AP). Maine Republican gubernatorial primary candidate Shawn Moody is congratulated by supporters in Gorham, Maine Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Moody won Tuesday's ranked-choice voting primary in the race to succ...
    Couriers will begin delivering ballots to Maine's state capital as residents await the results of the nation's biggest test of ranked-choice voting.More >
    Couriers will begin delivering ballots to Maine's state capital as residents await the results of the nation's biggest test of ranked-choice voting.More >
  • Big hurdles for bold push to split California into 3 states

    Big hurdles for bold push to split California into 3 states

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:03:49 GMT
    Graphic of the State of California shows the divisions of a proposed initative to split the state into three states; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;Graphic of the State of California shows the divisions of a proposed initative to split the state into three states; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
    Californians will face a choice this November of whether to divide the nation's most populous state into three, an effort that would radically shake up the West Coast.More >
    Californians will face a choice this November of whether to divide the nation's most populous state into three, an effort that would radically shake up the West Coast.More >
  • San Francisco elects first African-American woman as mayor

    San Francisco elects first African-American woman as mayor

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:24:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). File - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, former state Sen. Mark Leno speaks to reporters in San Francisco. San Francisco mayoral candidate Leno is scheduled to make remarks about the election as the latest results show London...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). File - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, former state Sen. Mark Leno speaks to reporters in San Francisco. San Francisco mayoral candidate Leno is scheduled to make remarks about the election as the latest results show London...
    Former state Sen. Mark Leno conceded a hard-fought San Francisco mayor's race on Wednesday a week after the June 5 election.More >
    Former state Sen. Mark Leno conceded a hard-fought San Francisco mayor's race on Wednesday a week after the June 5 election.More >
  • Poll finds most parents and kids agree on Trump, economy

    Poll finds most parents and kids agree on Trump, economy

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:22:49 GMT
    A survey conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV finds that parents and their kids agree about a lot of things when it comes to politics.More >
    A survey conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV finds that parents and their kids agree about a lot of things when it comes to politics.More >
  • GOP brass shuns Nevada brothel owner who won primary

    GOP brass shuns Nevada brothel owner who won primary

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:10:48 GMT
    (David Montero /Los Angeles Times via AP). ADDS IDENITY OF WOMAN AT RIGHT AS HEIDI FLEISS -  In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018 photo Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof, second from right celebrates after winning the primary election in Pahrump, Nev. Hof, the...(David Montero /Los Angeles Times via AP). ADDS IDENITY OF WOMAN AT RIGHT AS HEIDI FLEISS - In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018 photo Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof, second from right celebrates after winning the primary election in Pahrump, Nev. Hof, the...
    Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof said the "establishment got crushed" when he knocked off the incumbent Republican in a state legislative primary.More >
    Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof said the "establishment got crushed" when he knocked off the incumbent Republican in a state legislative primary.More >
  • Brothel owner who won primary shunned by Nevada GOP brass

    Brothel owner who won primary shunned by Nevada GOP brass

    Thursday, June 14 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-06-14 14:52:00 GMT
    (David Montero /Los Angeles Times via AP). ADDS IDENITY OF WOMAN AT RIGHT AS HEIDI FLEISS -  In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018 photo Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof, second from right celebrates after winning the primary election in Pahrump, Nev. Hof, the...(David Montero /Los Angeles Times via AP). ADDS IDENITY OF WOMAN AT RIGHT AS HEIDI FLEISS - In this Tuesday, June 12, 2018 photo Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof, second from right celebrates after winning the primary election in Pahrump, Nev. Hof, the...
    Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof said the "establishment got crushed" when he knocked off the incumbent Republican in a state legislative primary.More >
    Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof said the "establishment got crushed" when he knocked off the incumbent Republican in a state legislative primary.More >
  • Trump enough? Defeat of GOP congressman begs the question

    Trump enough? Defeat of GOP congressman begs the question

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-06-14 12:53:10 GMT
    (Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP). U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republica...(Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP). U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republica...
    Primary-election defeat of a Republican congressman in South Carolina is playing out as a cautionary tale for those in the GOP who would cross Trump.More >
    Primary-election defeat of a Republican congressman in South Carolina is playing out as a cautionary tale for those in the GOP who would cross Trump.More >
  • Primary election lesson for GOP: Don't cross the president

    Primary election lesson for GOP: Don't cross the president

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:57 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:57:54 GMT
    (Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP). U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republica...(Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP). U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republica...
    It's Trump's party now as Republicans learn from Sanford's example not to cross the president.More >
    It's Trump's party now as Republicans learn from Sanford's example not to cross the president.More >
  • Initiative to split up California projected to make ballot

    Initiative to split up California projected to make ballot

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-06-14 03:03:53 GMT
    An initiative that seeks to split California into three states is projected to qualify for the state's November ballot.More >
    An initiative that seeks to split California into three states is projected to qualify for the state's November ballot.More >
  • Backers: Ranked-choice voting 'here to stay' despite hiccups

    Backers: Ranked-choice voting 'here to stay' despite hiccups

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 10:09 PM EDT2018-06-14 02:09:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File). In this May 5, 2018 file photo, gubernatorial candidate Shawn Moody speaks at the Republican Convention in Augusta, Maine. Mainers go to the ballot box, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, to rank candidates for the first time. I...(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File). In this May 5, 2018 file photo, gubernatorial candidate Shawn Moody speaks at the Republican Convention in Augusta, Maine. Mainers go to the ballot box, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, to rank candidates for the first time. I...
    Businessman Shawn Moody won the GOP nomination for November's gubernatorial election, while the winner of the Democratic primary is unknown because no candidate came close to a majority of the votes.More >
    Businessman Shawn Moody won the GOP nomination for November's gubernatorial election, while the winner of the Democratic primary is unknown because no candidate came close to a majority of the votes.More >
  • Lawsuits: Congressional maps dilute black voters in 3 states

    Lawsuits: Congressional maps dilute black voters in 3 states

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-06-14 02:02:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this July 26, 2016 file photo, former Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The National Redistricting Foundation, a nonprofit af...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this July 26, 2016 file photo, former Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The National Redistricting Foundation, a nonprofit af...
    A Democratic political group has launched a legal campaign to create majority-minority congressional districts in three Southern states, claiming the current maps discriminate against black voters.More >
    A Democratic political group has launched a legal campaign to create majority-minority congressional districts in three Southern states, claiming the current maps discriminate against black voters.More >
  • Election win puts Democrats close to taking Wisconsin Senate

    Election win puts Democrats close to taking Wisconsin Senate

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-06-14 01:07:57 GMT
    (Adam Wesley/The Post-Crescent via AP). Caleb Frostman, Democratic candidate for Wisconsin Senate 1st District, photographed at the Press-Gazette office on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 in Green Bay, Wis. Frostman faces Republican state Rep. Andre Jacque in ...(Adam Wesley/The Post-Crescent via AP). Caleb Frostman, Democratic candidate for Wisconsin Senate 1st District, photographed at the Press-Gazette office on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 in Green Bay, Wis. Frostman faces Republican state Rep. Andre Jacque in ...
    Wisconsin Democrats have flipped a GOP stronghold to capture a state legislative district that voted overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump in 2016.More >
    Wisconsin Democrats have flipped a GOP stronghold to capture a state legislative district that voted overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump in 2016.More >
  • Trump to be central in Nevada races for Senate, governor

    Trump to be central in Nevada races for Senate, governor

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:49 PM EDT2018-06-14 00:49:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Clark County Commission Chair and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak speaks at an election night party, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). Clark County Commission Chair and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak speaks at an election night party, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Las Vegas.
    President Trump won't be on the ballot in November but he is shaping up to be at the center of two important campaigns in Nevada as Democrats hope to reclaim the governor's mansion and Republicans work to keep a...More >
    President Trump won't be on the ballot in November but he is shaping up to be at the center of two important campaigns in Nevada as Democrats hope to reclaim the governor's mansion and Republicans work to keep a U.S. Senate seat.More >
  • The Latest: Latest tally seals Breed as San Francisco mayor

    The Latest: Latest tally seals Breed as San Francisco mayor

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-06-14 00:38:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). File - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, former state Sen. Mark Leno speaks to reporters in San Francisco. San Francisco mayoral candidate Leno is scheduled to make remarks about the election as the latest results show London...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). File - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, former state Sen. Mark Leno speaks to reporters in San Francisco. San Francisco mayoral candidate Leno is scheduled to make remarks about the election as the latest results show London...
    Former state Sen. Mark Leno conceded the race for San Francisco mayor, saying on Wednesday that he informed chief rival London Breed in a phone call.More >
    Former state Sen. Mark Leno conceded the race for San Francisco mayor, saying on Wednesday that he informed chief rival London Breed in a phone call.More >
  • Trump slams Sen. McCaskill for plane use during RV road trip

    Trump slams Sen. McCaskill for plane use during RV road trip

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:30:55 GMT
    President Donald Trump is calling Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill "phony" for using a private plane during part of a recent trip through Missouri using an RV.More >
    President Donald Trump is calling Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill "phony" for using a private plane during part of a recent trip through Missouri using an RV.More >
  • Nevada pimp wins GOP primary, rejoices with Hollywood madam

    Nevada pimp wins GOP primary, rejoices with Hollywood madam

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-06-13 23:18:53 GMT
    The owner of half a dozen legal brothels in Nevada has ousted a Republican state lawmaker running for re-election.More >
    The owner of half a dozen legal brothels in Nevada has ousted a Republican state lawmaker running for re-election.More >
  • AP EXPLAINS: What does ranked-choice voting mean for Maine?

    AP EXPLAINS: What does ranked-choice voting mean for Maine?

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-06-13 19:43:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). A resident arrives to cast her vote at a polling station at the Kennebunk Town Hall in Kennebunk, Maine, Tuesday, June 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). A resident arrives to cast her vote at a polling station at the Kennebunk Town Hall in Kennebunk, Maine, Tuesday, June 12, 2018.
    Maine Republicans and Democrats wrestled Tuesday with new ballots that let them rank some candidates for the first time.More >
    Maine Republicans and Democrats wrestled Tuesday with new ballots that let them rank some candidates for the first time.More >
  • Nevada primary tees up battleground governor, Senate races

    Nevada primary tees up battleground governor, Senate races

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-06-13 19:31:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Clark County Commission Chair and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak walks onstage at an election night party, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). Clark County Commission Chair and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak walks onstage at an election night party, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Las Vegas.
    Nevada voters have delivered easy primary election wins to Republican Sen. Dean Heller and his Democratic opponent Jacky Rosen.More >
    Nevada voters have delivered easy primary election wins to Republican Sen. Dean Heller and his Democratic opponent Jacky Rosen.More >
  • The Latest: Argentina looking up at towering foe Iceland

    The Latest: Argentina looking up at towering foe Iceland

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-06-13 19:17:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Members of Reporters Without Borders (RSF) hold giants portraits representing imprisoned Russian journalists, on the Place de la Republique, in Paris, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. French non-profit Reporters Without Borders set ...(AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Members of Reporters Without Borders (RSF) hold giants portraits representing imprisoned Russian journalists, on the Place de la Republique, in Paris, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. French non-profit Reporters Without Borders set ...
    Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) displayed the pictures of seven journalists jailed in Russia on a Paris plaza in a show of protest, one day before the World Cup kicks off.More >
    Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) displayed the pictures of seven journalists jailed in Russia on a Paris plaza in a show of protest, one day before the World Cup kicks off.More >
  • The Latest: Legal pimp defeats Nevada lawmaker in GOP race

    The Latest: Legal pimp defeats Nevada lawmaker in GOP race

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-06-13 18:50:25 GMT
    (Kathryn Ziesig/The Post And Courier via AP). South Carolina Rep. Katie Arrington, who is running for the first district of South Carolina, celebrates after casting her vote on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Bethany United Methodist Church in Summerville.(Kathryn Ziesig/The Post And Courier via AP). South Carolina Rep. Katie Arrington, who is running for the first district of South Carolina, celebrates after casting her vote on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Bethany United Methodist Church in Summerville.
    President Donald Trump is urging South Carolina Republican voters to dump frequent critic Rep. Mark Sanford.More >
    President Donald Trump is urging South Carolina Republican voters to dump frequent critic Rep. Mark Sanford.More >
  • In SC primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark Sanford

    In SC primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark Sanford

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 12:10 PM EDT2018-06-13 16:10:26 GMT
    (Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP). U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republica...(Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP). U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republica...
    A second incumbent Republican congressman loses his seat in a primary featuring intense divisions among the GOP in the Trump era.More >
    A second incumbent Republican congressman loses his seat in a primary featuring intense divisions among the GOP in the Trump era.More >
  • Iraq's al-Sadr joins forces with Iran-backed coalition

    Iraq's al-Sadr joins forces with Iran-backed coalition

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-06-13 14:58:24 GMT
    Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in last month's parliamentary elections, has announced an alliance with an Iran-backed coalition ahead of marathon negotiations...More >
    Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in last month's parliamentary elections, has announced an alliance with an Iran-backed coalition ahead of marathon negotiations to form a new government.More >
  • Businessman wins primary in race to succeed firebrand LePage

    Businessman wins primary in race to succeed firebrand LePage

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:13 AM EDT2018-06-13 11:13:16 GMT
    Voters in Maine have plenty of candidates to choose from to replace term-limited firebrand Republican Gov. Paul LePage.More >
    Voters in Maine have plenty of candidates to choose from to replace term-limited firebrand Republican Gov. Paul LePage.More >
  • Dean Heller, Jacky Rosen win primaries in Nevada Senate race

    Dean Heller, Jacky Rosen win primaries in Nevada Senate race

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 6:43 AM EDT2018-06-13 10:43:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2017 file photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., speaks at a news conference in Las Vegas. The most closely-watched race in Nevada's primary election Tuesday, June 12, 2018, is not GOP Sen. Heller's re-el...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2017 file photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., speaks at a news conference in Las Vegas. The most closely-watched race in Nevada's primary election Tuesday, June 12, 2018, is not GOP Sen. Heller's re-el...
    Nevada Republican Dean Heller has secured his party's nomination as he seeks re-election to the U.S. Senate.More >
    Nevada Republican Dean Heller has secured his party's nomination as he seeks re-election to the U.S. Senate.More >
  • Democrats settle bruising primary for Nevada governor

    Democrats settle bruising primary for Nevada governor

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-06-13 08:01:02 GMT
    (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev, speaks during a media briefing at Metro Police headquarters in Las Vegas. Heller is considered the vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-ele...(Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev, speaks during a media briefing at Metro Police headquarters in Las Vegas. Heller is considered the vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-ele...
    Nevada's Dean Heller is considered the vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-election this year, but he has an easy primary battle Tuesday thanks to President Donald Trump.More >
    Nevada's Dean Heller is considered the vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-election this year, but he has an easy primary battle Tuesday thanks to President Donald Trump.More >
  • Battle for 2 key open US House seats set in Nevada

    Battle for 2 key open US House seats set in Nevada

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:37 AM EDT2018-06-13 07:37:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this file photo taken June 6, 2018, Cresent Hardy poses for a photo with other political candidates after a meeting in Las Vegas. Hardy, a Republican, and Steven Horsford, a Democrat, were favored to win their pr...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this file photo taken June 6, 2018, Cresent Hardy poses for a photo with other political candidates after a meeting in Las Vegas. Hardy, a Republican, and Steven Horsford, a Democrat, were favored to win their pr...
    Tea party favorite Sharron Angle is trying Tuesday to unseat the incumbent Republican in the GOP's strongest congressional district in Nevada, where two other Democrat-held open seats will be up for grabs in November.More >
    Tea party favorite Sharron Angle is trying Tuesday to unseat the incumbent Republican in the GOP's strongest congressional district in Nevada, where two other Democrat-held open seats will be up for grabs in November.More >
  • Supreme Court's voter roll decision may have limited impact

    Supreme Court's voter roll decision may have limited impact

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-06-13 06:32:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, people rally outside of the Supreme Court in opposition to Ohio's voter roll purges in Washington. The Supreme Court’s decision upholding Ohio’s method of removing people from...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2018, file photo, people rally outside of the Supreme Court in opposition to Ohio's voter roll purges in Washington. The Supreme Court’s decision upholding Ohio’s method of removing people from...
    The Supreme Court's decision upholding Ohio's method of removing people from voter rolls appears unlikely to have a ripple effect.More >
    The Supreme Court's decision upholding Ohio's method of removing people from voter rolls appears unlikely to have a ripple effect.More >
  • Seattle divided as leaders halt tax on companies like Amazon

    Seattle divided as leaders halt tax on companies like Amazon

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 1:42 AM EDT2018-06-13 05:42:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, members of the public look on at a Seattle City Council before the council voted to approve a tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fight homelessness in Seattl...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, members of the public look on at a Seattle City Council before the council voted to approve a tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fight homelessness in Seattl...
    Seattle leaders say they plan to repeal a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks as they face mounting pressure from businesses.More >
    Seattle leaders say they plan to repeal a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks as they face mounting pressure from businesses.More >
  • GOP Rep. Cramer easily wins North Dakota Senate primary

    GOP Rep. Cramer easily wins North Dakota Senate primary

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-06-13 05:30:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast File). FILE - In this May 26, 2016, file photo, North Dakota state Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D, speaks in Bismarck, N.D. Cramer, a candidate for U.S. Senate, faces Thomas O'Neill, an Air Force veteran who didn't mount a seri...(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast File). FILE - In this May 26, 2016, file photo, North Dakota state Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D, speaks in Bismarck, N.D. Cramer, a candidate for U.S. Senate, faces Thomas O'Neill, an Air Force veteran who didn't mount a seri...
    North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer carries the hopes of Republicans for a big Senate pickup this fall.More >
    North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer carries the hopes of Republicans for a big Senate pickup this fall.More >
  • Mueller worries Russia could use court case to spy on probe

    Mueller worries Russia could use court case to spy on probe

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-06-13 05:02:26 GMT
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's team is worried that Russian intelligence services will use a criminal case in Washington to gather information about its investigation.More >
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's team is worried that Russian intelligence services will use a criminal case in Washington to gather information about its investigation.More >
  • #MeToo cases in the spotlight as Southern Baptists convene

    #MeToo cases in the spotlight as Southern Baptists convene

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 9:53 PM EDT2018-06-13 01:53:02 GMT
    (Paul Moseley/Star-Telegram via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2010, file photo, former Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President Paige Patterson poses for a photo in Fort Worth, Texas. The Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protest...(Paul Moseley/Star-Telegram via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2010, file photo, former Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary President Paige Patterson poses for a photo in Fort Worth, Texas. The Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protest...
    The Southern Baptist Convention opens its annual national meeting Tuesday in an anxious mood as the denomination's all-male leadership grapples with the fallout of multiple sexual misconduct cases.More >
    The Southern Baptist Convention opens its annual national meeting Tuesday in an anxious mood as the denomination's all-male leadership grapples with the fallout of multiple sexual misconduct cases.More >
  • UK government wins Brexit skirmish by making concessions

    UK government wins Brexit skirmish by making concessions

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-06-13 01:10:37 GMT
    A member of Theresa May's government has resigned ahead of a key Parliamentary debate on legislation regarding Britain's departure from the European Union.More >
    A member of Theresa May's government has resigned ahead of a key Parliamentary debate on legislation regarding Britain's departure from the European Union.More >
  • Correction: Congressional Primaries-Nevada story

    Correction: Congressional Primaries-Nevada story

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-06-12 22:37:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2016 file photo, Danny Tarkanian participates in a Republican debate for Nevada's 3rd Congressional District in Henderson, Nev. All eyes are on Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller's re-election bid,...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2016 file photo, Danny Tarkanian participates in a Republican debate for Nevada's 3rd Congressional District in Henderson, Nev. All eyes are on Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller's re-election bid,...
    A pair of Democratic U.S. House seats that will be up for grabs in Nevada in November could be key to the party's effort to cut into GOP majorities in Congress.More >
    A pair of Democratic U.S. House seats that will be up for grabs in Nevada in November could be key to the party's effort to cut into GOP majorities in Congress.More >
  • Seattle poised to repeal new tax opposed by Amazon

    Seattle poised to repeal new tax opposed by Amazon

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-06-12 19:28:32 GMT
    Seattle's mayor says the city will rescind a tax approved last month on businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks that was designed to help pay for homeless services and affordable housing.More >
    Seattle's mayor says the city will rescind a tax approved last month on businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks that was designed to help pay for homeless services and affordable housing.More >
  • Memoir listed from congressman wounded during baseball game

    Memoir listed from congressman wounded during baseball game

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-06-12 15:47:27 GMT
    Rep. Steve Scalise, the Louisiana Republican shot and badly wounded during a Congressional baseball practice, has a memoir coming this fall.More >
    Rep. Steve Scalise, the Louisiana Republican shot and badly wounded during a Congressional baseball practice, has a memoir coming this fall.More >
  • Legal pimp for Nevada lawmaker? He faces anti-brothel effort

    Legal pimp for Nevada lawmaker? He faces anti-brothel effort

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-06-12 13:05:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). In this April 27, 2018, photo, a sign advertises the Love Ranch brothel in Crystal, Nev. A coalition of religious groups and anti-sex trafficking activists have launched referendums to ban brothels in two of Nevada's seven count...(AP Photo/John Locher). In this April 27, 2018, photo, a sign advertises the Love Ranch brothel in Crystal, Nev. A coalition of religious groups and anti-sex trafficking activists have launched referendums to ban brothels in two of Nevada's seven count...
    A state marketed as a place where people can indulge in all manner of sins is confronting its status as the only place in America where you legally pay someone for sex.More >
    A state marketed as a place where people can indulge in all manner of sins is confronting its status as the only place in America where you legally pay someone for sex.More >
  • Trump a factor in SC races as 5 states hold primaries

    Trump a factor in SC races as 5 states hold primaries

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 7:58 AM EDT2018-06-12 11:58:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Nevada state Attorney General Adam Laxalt speaks with members of the media at a campaign event Monday, June 11, 2018, in Las Vegas. Laxalt is running as a Republican for governor of Nevada.(AP Photo/John Locher). Nevada state Attorney General Adam Laxalt speaks with members of the media at a campaign event Monday, June 11, 2018, in Las Vegas. Laxalt is running as a Republican for governor of Nevada.
    Trump figures to be a factor in Republican elections in South Carolina, one of five states holding primaries.More >
    Trump figures to be a factor in Republican elections in South Carolina, one of five states holding primaries.More >
  • Google stops political ads in Washington following lawsuit

    Google stops political ads in Washington following lawsuit

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 4:30 AM EDT2018-06-12 08:30:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File). FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2009, file photo, a sign on a building is shown at Google Inc. campus in Kirkland, Wash. Google has stopped accepting political ads in Washington on the same day changes to the state's campaign-fi...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File). FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2009, file photo, a sign on a building is shown at Google Inc. campus in Kirkland, Wash. Google has stopped accepting political ads in Washington on the same day changes to the state's campaign-fi...
    Google has stopped accepting political ads in Washington on the same day changes to the state's campaign-finance reporting requirements and enforcement procedures take effect.More >
    Google has stopped accepting political ads in Washington on the same day changes to the state's campaign-finance reporting requirements and enforcement procedures take effect.More >
  • Supreme Court allows Ohio, other state voter purges

    Supreme Court allows Ohio, other state voter purges

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 3:26 AM EDT2018-06-12 07:26:06 GMT
    The Supreme Court is allowing Ohio to clean up its voting rolls by targeting people who haven't cast ballots in a while.More >
    The Supreme Court is allowing Ohio to clean up its voting rolls by targeting people who haven't cast ballots in a while.More >
  • Democrats test liberal messages in midterm House elections

    Democrats test liberal messages in midterm House elections

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-06-12 06:30:19 GMT
    (Thomas Metthe/Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP). In this May 22, 2018, file photo, Clarke Tucker talks to supporters after winning the District 2 U.S. House Democratic primary at Cotham's in the City in Little Rock. Democrats typically aren’t embracin...(Thomas Metthe/Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP). In this May 22, 2018, file photo, Clarke Tucker talks to supporters after winning the District 2 U.S. House Democratic primary at Cotham's in the City in Little Rock. Democrats typically aren’t embracin...
    Democratic House nominees in some swing districts testing what liberal messages they can sell to the moderate and GOP-leaning voters.More >
    Democratic House nominees in some swing districts testing what liberal messages they can sell to the moderate and GOP-leaning voters.More >
  • South Dakota sheriff loses re-election, fires winning deputy

    South Dakota sheriff loses re-election, fires winning deputy

    Monday, June 11 2018 9:01 PM EDT2018-06-12 01:01:37 GMT
    A South Dakota sheriff waited a whole minute after polls closed to fire a deputy who undid his re-election bid this week.More >
    A South Dakota sheriff waited a whole minute after polls closed to fire a deputy who undid his re-election bid this week.More >
  • Kansas to use 'Rep' to distinguish candidate with same name

    Kansas to use 'Rep' to distinguish candidate with same name

    Monday, June 11 2018 8:14 PM EDT2018-06-12 00:14:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Hanna). Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, left, confers with Deputy Attorney General Athena Andaya, right, over state election laws during a meeting of the State Objections Board, Monday, June 11, 2018, in Topeka, Kan. The board has...(AP Photo/John Hanna). Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, left, confers with Deputy Attorney General Athena Andaya, right, over state election laws during a meeting of the State Objections Board, Monday, June 11, 2018, in Topeka, Kan. The board has...
    A state board says a Kansas congressman's title will appear on the Republican primary ballot to distinguish him from a challenger with the same first and last names.More >
    A state board says a Kansas congressman's title will appear on the Republican primary ballot to distinguish him from a challenger with the same first and last names.More >
  • Nevada voters will see familiar names, new primary battles

    Nevada voters will see familiar names, new primary battles

    Monday, June 11 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-06-12 00:01:11 GMT
    (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev, speaks during a media briefing at Metro Police headquarters in Las Vegas. Heller is considered the vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-ele...(Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP, File). FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev, speaks during a media briefing at Metro Police headquarters in Las Vegas. Heller is considered the vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-ele...
    Nevada's Dean Heller is considered the vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-election this year, but he has an easy primary battle Tuesday thanks to President Donald Trump.More >
    Nevada's Dean Heller is considered the vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-election this year, but he has an easy primary battle Tuesday thanks to President Donald Trump.More >
  • Fox News host sorry for calling Trump, Kim 'two dictators'

    Fox News host sorry for calling Trump, Kim 'two dictators'

    Monday, June 11 2018 3:50 PM EDT2018-06-11 19:50:16 GMT
    A Fox News host has accidentally referred to the highly anticipated summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a meeting of "two dictators.".More >
    A Fox News host has accidentally referred to the highly anticipated summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a meeting of "two dictators.".More >
  • Now a candidate, Romney appears to embrace Trump presidency

    Now a candidate, Romney appears to embrace Trump presidency

    Monday, June 11 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-06-11 17:49:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, file). FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump and Mitt Romney shake hands as Romney leaves Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in Bedminster, N.J.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, file). FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump and Mitt Romney shake hands as Romney leaves Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in Bedminster, N.J.
    In wake of Trump, no other Republican leader may demonstrate the transformation of the modern-day GOP better than Mitt Romney.More >
    In wake of Trump, no other Republican leader may demonstrate the transformation of the modern-day GOP better than Mitt Romney.More >
  • Immigration firm seems to thrive after Trump lawyer's help

    Immigration firm seems to thrive after Trump lawyer's help

    Monday, June 11 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-06-11 17:44:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, walks along a sidewalk in New York. AT&T and drug giant Novartis drew nothing but bad publicity when they asked Donal...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, walks along a sidewalk in New York. AT&T and drug giant Novartis drew nothing but bad publicity when they asked Donal...
    Some companies regret turning to Michael Cohen for help, but a Florida immigration firm appears to have gotten nearly everything it wanted.More >
    Some companies regret turning to Michael Cohen for help, but a Florida immigration firm appears to have gotten nearly everything it wanted.More >
  • PM says Iran should not interfere in Lebanon's affairs

    PM says Iran should not interfere in Lebanon's affairs

    Monday, June 11 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-06-11 16:23:57 GMT
    Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has criticized a top Iranian general for comments he reportedly made recently in which he praised Iran-backed groups for making gains in last month's parliamentary elections.More >
    Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has criticized a top Iranian general for comments he reportedly made recently in which he praised Iran-backed groups for making gains in last month's parliamentary elections.More >
  • Bahrain king enacts law on banning candidates from elections

    Bahrain king enacts law on banning candidates from elections

    Monday, June 11 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-06-11 15:16:36 GMT
    Bahrain's king has enacted a law banning members of banned political parties, felons and convicts who later had received royal pardons from standing as candidates for elections.More >
    Bahrain's king has enacted a law banning members of banned political parties, felons and convicts who later had received royal pardons from standing as candidates for elections.More >
  • ND Dem's skillful moves to hold Senate seat in Trump country

    ND Dem's skillful moves to hold Senate seat in Trump country

    Monday, June 11 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-06-11 12:26:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump hands a pen to Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., right, after signing the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room o...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 24, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump hands a pen to Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., right, after signing the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room o...
    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, a vulnerable Democrat in Trump-friendly North Dakota, positions herself as a Trump ally on policy and an opponent at other times.More >
    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, a vulnerable Democrat in Trump-friendly North Dakota, positions herself as a Trump ally on policy and an opponent at other times.More >
  • Suffragette cities: Centenary of women's vote marked in UK

    Suffragette cities: Centenary of women's vote marked in UK

    Monday, June 11 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-06-11 06:26:28 GMT
    Thousands of women are gathering to turn British cities into rivers of green, white and violet to mark 100 years since the first U.K. women won the right to vote.More >
    Thousands of women are gathering to turn British cities into rivers of green, white and violet to mark 100 years since the first U.K. women won the right to vote.More >
  • No voter registration point of pride, unease in North Dakota

    No voter registration point of pride, unease in North Dakota

    Monday, June 11 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-06-11 05:03:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/James MacPherson). In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018 photo, Dave and Jane Will inspect a sample ballot in Bismarck, N.D. Dave Will believes North Dakota's changing demographics and economic importance as a big oil producer make voter registration...(AP Photo/James MacPherson). In this Tuesday, June 5, 2018 photo, Dave and Jane Will inspect a sample ballot in Bismarck, N.D. Dave Will believes North Dakota's changing demographics and economic importance as a big oil producer make voter registration...
    North Dakota is the only state in the nation without voter registration, a system longtime residents prize for its simplicity.More >
    North Dakota is the only state in the nation without voter registration, a system longtime residents prize for its simplicity.More >
  • Mitt Romney and Donald Trump? 'It's really complicated'

    Mitt Romney and Donald Trump? 'It's really complicated'

    Monday, June 11 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-06-11 04:19:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, file). FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump and Mitt Romney shake hands as Romney leaves Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in Bedminster, N.J.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, file). FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump and Mitt Romney shake hands as Romney leaves Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in Bedminster, N.J.
    How will Mitt Romney fit in Donald Trump's Republican Party? 'It's really complicated' says a Romney confidant.More >
    How will Mitt Romney fit in Donald Trump's Republican Party? 'It's really complicated' says a Romney confidant.More >
  • Lead widens, but San Francisco mayor race too close to call

    Lead widens, but San Francisco mayor race too close to call

    Sunday, June 10 2018 10:07 PM EDT2018-06-11 02:07:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Staffers inspect and prepare ballots for tabulation at the Department of Elections in San Francisco, Friday, June 8, 2018. Elections officials have tens of thousands of ballots left to count in a tight San Francisco mayor's race.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Staffers inspect and prepare ballots for tabulation at the Department of Elections in San Francisco, Friday, June 8, 2018. Elections officials have tens of thousands of ballots left to count in a tight San Francisco mayor's race.
    The gap widened between the leading candidates in the race for San Francisco mayor, but it is still too close to call.More >
    The gap widened between the leading candidates in the race for San Francisco mayor, but it is still too close to call.More >
  • The Latest: FIFA presidential election period set to open

    The Latest: FIFA presidential election period set to open

    Sunday, June 10 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-06-10 19:56:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar, file). FILE - In this Saturday March 17, 2018 file photo, a giant screen display the logo of Morocco 2026 inside of the reception before a press conference to promote Morocco's bib for the 2026 soccer World Cup in Casablan...(AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar, file). FILE - In this Saturday March 17, 2018 file photo, a giant screen display the logo of Morocco 2026 inside of the reception before a press conference to promote Morocco's bib for the 2026 soccer World Cup in Casablan...
    FIFA has formally let both 2026 World Cup host candidates go on the ballot paper for Wednesday's vote.More >
    FIFA has formally let both 2026 World Cup host candidates go on the ballot paper for Wednesday's vote.More >
  • Swiss reject money proposal, approve on-line casino gambling

    Swiss reject money proposal, approve on-line casino gambling

    Sunday, June 10 2018 10:44 AM EDT2018-06-10 14:44:25 GMT
    Election projections indicate that Swiss voters have rejected a referendum that would have made sweeping changes in their country's monetary and banking system.More >
    Election projections indicate that Swiss voters have rejected a referendum that would have made sweeping changes in their country's monetary and banking system.More >
  • In pro-Trump ND, Democrat Heitkamp has no time for resisting

    In pro-Trump ND, Democrat Heitkamp has no time for resisting

    Sunday, June 10 2018 8:45 AM EDT2018-06-10 12:45:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/James MacPherson, File). FILE - In this March 17, 2018, file photo, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., arrives for the state Democratic party convention in Grand Forks, N.D. Heitkamp, in one of the most challenging Senate re-election races this yea...(AP Photo/James MacPherson, File). FILE - In this March 17, 2018, file photo, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., arrives for the state Democratic party convention in Grand Forks, N.D. Heitkamp, in one of the most challenging Senate re-election races this yea...
    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, a first term Democrat running for re-election in North Dakota, is walking a fine line between her pro-President Donald Trump record and her Democratic leanings, but she dismisses her party's...More >
    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, a first term Democrat running for re-election in North Dakota, is walking a fine line between her pro-President Donald Trump record and her Democratic leanings, but she dismisses her party's resistance movement as unproductive.More >
  • Manafort faces new charges in Russia probe

    Manafort faces new charges in Russia probe

    Saturday, June 9 2018 1:15 PM EDT2018-06-09 17:15:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, file). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. Special counsel Robert Mueller has turned up the heat on...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, file). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. Special counsel Robert Mueller has turned up the heat on...
    Special counsel Robert Mueller brings new obstruction charges against President Donald Trump's campaign chairman and a longtime associate.More >
    Special counsel Robert Mueller brings new obstruction charges against President Donald Trump's campaign chairman and a longtime associate.More >
  • Former Pakistan dictator Musharraf to run for parliament

    Former Pakistan dictator Musharraf to run for parliament

    Saturday, June 9 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-06-09 13:05:57 GMT
    Pakistan's former military dictator Pervez Musharraf announces he will run for a seat in parliament in July 25 national elections.More >
    Pakistan's former military dictator Pervez Musharraf announces he will run for a seat in parliament in July 25 national elections.More >
  • Florida stopped doing gun permit checks for more than a year

    Florida stopped doing gun permit checks for more than a year

    Saturday, June 9 2018 5:22 AM EDT2018-06-09 09:22:38 GMT
    (Monica Herndon /Tampa Bay Times via AP, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2018, file photo, Adam Putnam, Republican gubernatorial candidate makes a campaign stop at Kimmins Contracting in Tampa, Fla. The state of Florida failed to conduct national backgr...(Monica Herndon /Tampa Bay Times via AP, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2018, file photo, Adam Putnam, Republican gubernatorial candidate makes a campaign stop at Kimmins Contracting in Tampa, Fla. The state of Florida failed to conduct national backgr...
    For more than a year Florida failed to do national background checks on people applying for concealed weapons permits.More >
    For more than a year Florida failed to do national background checks on people applying for concealed weapons permits.More >
  • Prosecutor won't refile case stemming from Greitens' affair

    Prosecutor won't refile case stemming from Greitens' affair

    Saturday, June 9 2018 5:16 AM EDT2018-06-09 09:16:20 GMT
    (Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this May 29, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announces his resignation during a news conference in Jefferson City. Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said Frid...(Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP, File). FILE - In this May 29, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announces his resignation during a news conference in Jefferson City. Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said Frid...
    A special prosecutor won't refile a felony invasion-of-privacy charge against former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens.More >
    A special prosecutor won't refile a felony invasion-of-privacy charge against former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens.More >
  • The Latest: WH calls Trump's meetings at G-7 positive

    The Latest: WH calls Trump's meetings at G-7 positive

    Saturday, June 9 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-06-09 04:52:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). In this June 7, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump listens during his meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Under attack from longtime allies over new tariffs, Trum...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). In this June 7, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump listens during his meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Under attack from longtime allies over new tariffs, Trum...
    President Donald Trump says he is looking forward to "straightening out unfair Trade Deals" at the annual G-7 meeting.More >
    President Donald Trump says he is looking forward to "straightening out unfair Trade Deals" at the annual G-7 meeting.More >
  • New charges filed against Manafort in Russia probe

    New charges filed against Manafort in Russia probe

    Saturday, June 9 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-06-09 04:35:32 GMT
    Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought additional charges against President Donald Trump's campaign chairman and a longtime associate, accusing them of obstructing justice.More >
    Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought additional charges against President Donald Trump's campaign chairman and a longtime associate, accusing them of obstructing justice.More >
  • Democrats blast Trump, NRA in fierce Nevada governor primary

    Democrats blast Trump, NRA in fierce Nevada governor primary

    Saturday, June 9 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-06-09 04:35:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2018 file photo, Clark County Commission member Chris Giunchigliani speaks during a forum for Nevada gubernatorial candidates in Las Vegas. The fiercest primary election battle in Nevada this year is ...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2018 file photo, Clark County Commission member Chris Giunchigliani speaks during a forum for Nevada gubernatorial candidates in Las Vegas. The fiercest primary election battle in Nevada this year is ...
    The fiercest primary election battle in Nevada this year is a race between two southern Nevada Democrats vying to become the swing state's first Democratic governor in almost two decades.More >
    The fiercest primary election battle in Nevada this year is a race between two southern Nevada Democrats vying to become the swing state's first Democratic governor in almost two decades.More >
  • The Latest: Manafort calls new obstruction charges 'dubious'

    The Latest: Manafort calls new obstruction charges 'dubious'

    Friday, June 8 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-06-09 02:13:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, file). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. Special counsel Robert Mueller has turned up the heat on...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, file). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. Special counsel Robert Mueller has turned up the heat on...
    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is calling newly filed obstruction charges "dubious allegations.".More >
    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is calling newly filed obstruction charges "dubious allegations.".More >
  • Madigan names all-woman Democratic party panel amid scandal

    Madigan names all-woman Democratic party panel amid scandal

    Friday, June 8 2018 7:45 PM EDT2018-06-08 23:45:02 GMT
    (AP Photo by John O'Connor). In this Nov. 19, 2017 photo, Illinois state Sen. Melinda Bush, D-Grayslake, speaks at a state Capitol news conference in Springfield, Ill. Bush is the sponsor of legislation Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law Friday, June 8,...(AP Photo by John O'Connor). In this Nov. 19, 2017 photo, Illinois state Sen. Melinda Bush, D-Grayslake, speaks at a state Capitol news conference in Springfield, Ill. Bush is the sponsor of legislation Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law Friday, June 8,...
    Illinois Democratic Party Chairman Michael Madigan appointed an all-woman panel to choose its next executive director.More >
    Illinois Democratic Party Chairman Michael Madigan appointed an all-woman panel to choose its next executive director.More >
  • Montana tells contractors to report 'dark money' spending

    Montana tells contractors to report 'dark money' spending

    Friday, June 8 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-06-08 22:05:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Volz). Gov. Steve Bullock gives remarks before signing an executive order requiring major state government contractors to disclose any contributions to so-called "dark money" groups that aren't required to disclose their donors under fed...(AP Photo/Matt Volz). Gov. Steve Bullock gives remarks before signing an executive order requiring major state government contractors to disclose any contributions to so-called "dark money" groups that aren't required to disclose their donors under fed...
    Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has signed a first-of-its-kind executive order to require many state government contractors to report political contributions, even so-called "dark money" groups that don't have to...More >
    Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has signed a first-of-its-kind executive order to require many state government contractors to report political contributions, even so-called "dark money" groups that don't have to disclose donors.More >
  • Romney predicts Trump's re-election

    Romney predicts Trump's re-election

    Friday, June 8 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-06-08 20:25:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this March 3, 2018, file photo, Mitt Romney speaks with a group during a breakfast campaign stop in Green River, Utah. Romney's annual gathering of top Republicans, wealthy political donors and powerful business ...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this March 3, 2018, file photo, Mitt Romney speaks with a group during a breakfast campaign stop in Green River, Utah. Romney's annual gathering of top Republicans, wealthy political donors and powerful business ...
    Mitt Romney: Trump will 'easily' win a second term in 2020.More >
    Mitt Romney: Trump will 'easily' win a second term in 2020.More >
  • Giuliani trying to influence perception of Mueller probe

    Giuliani trying to influence perception of Mueller probe

    Friday, June 8 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-06-08 18:33:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, May 29, 2018 file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, waves to people during White House Sports and Fitness Day on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington. A ser...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, May 29, 2018 file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, waves to people during White House Sports and Fitness Day on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington. A ser...
    The president's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, is trying to color the perception of the investigation among voters and lawmakers, all while confident that special counsel Robert Mueller will never speak up to correct him.More >
    The president's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, is trying to color the perception of the investigation among voters and lawmakers, all while confident that special counsel Robert Mueller will never speak up to correct him.More >
  • Iowa GOP zero in on wealth of Democratic governor candidate

    Iowa GOP zero in on wealth of Democratic governor candidate

    Friday, June 8 2018 8:55 AM EDT2018-06-08 12:55:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this June 5, 2018, file photo, Fred Hubbell waves while holding hands with his wife, Charlotte, during a rally in Des Moines, Iowa. Hubbell, a former life insurance executive whose family wealth in Des Moi...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this June 5, 2018, file photo, Fred Hubbell waves while holding hands with his wife, Charlotte, during a rally in Des Moines, Iowa. Hubbell, a former life insurance executive whose family wealth in Des Moi...
    For a Republican Party that celebrates capitalism and the American dream of building wealth, the GOP's initial line of attack against the new Iowa Democratic nominee for governor appears a bit out of character.More >
    For a Republican Party that celebrates capitalism and the American dream of building wealth, the GOP's initial line of attack against the new Iowa Democratic nominee for governor appears a bit out of character.More >
  • Oopstate: Cynthia Nixon campaign email misspells Ithaca

    Oopstate: Cynthia Nixon campaign email misspells Ithaca

    Friday, June 8 2018 7:56 AM EDT2018-06-08 11:56:42 GMT
    Cynthia Nixon's campaign for New York governor has misspelled the name of the city of Ithaca in an email to supporters.More >
    Cynthia Nixon's campaign for New York governor has misspelled the name of the city of Ithaca in an email to supporters.More >
  • AP names Steven Sloan as news editor overseeing politics

    AP names Steven Sloan as news editor overseeing politics

    Friday, June 8 2018 7:11 AM EDT2018-06-08 11:11:56 GMT
    The Associated Press has named Steven Sloan as news editor overseeing political coverage, including the 2018 midterm elections and the 2020 presidential campaign.More >
    The Associated Press has named Steven Sloan as news editor overseeing political coverage, including the 2018 midterm elections and the 2020 presidential campaign.More >
  • Romney predicts 4 more years for Trump

    Romney predicts 4 more years for Trump

    Friday, June 8 2018 2:34 AM EDT2018-06-08 06:34:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this March 3, 2018, file photo, Mitt Romney speaks with a group during a breakfast campaign stop in Green River, Utah. Romney's annual gathering of top Republicans, wealthy political donors and powerful business ...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this March 3, 2018, file photo, Mitt Romney speaks with a group during a breakfast campaign stop in Green River, Utah. Romney's annual gathering of top Republicans, wealthy political donors and powerful business ...
    Mitt Romney: Trump will 'easily' win a second term in 2020.More >
    Mitt Romney: Trump will 'easily' win a second term in 2020.More >
  • GOP moderate: Tentative immigration deal with conservatives

    GOP moderate: Tentative immigration deal with conservatives

    Friday, June 8 2018 2:17 AM EDT2018-06-08 06:17:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2018 file photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., has a light-hearted exchange with reporters at the start of a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. House GOP factions will m...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2018 file photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., has a light-hearted exchange with reporters at the start of a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. House GOP factions will m...
    House leaders want to push fractured Republicans toward consensus on immigration.More >
    House leaders want to push fractured Republicans toward consensus on immigration.More >
  • Election to give New Mexico district its first congresswoman

    Election to give New Mexico district its first congresswoman

    Friday, June 8 2018 1:53 AM EDT2018-06-08 05:53:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Russell Contreras). In this May 24, 2018 photo Xochitl Torres Small, a Democratic candidate for Congress, speaks to voters at a Las Cruces, N.M., event. Now that Rep. Steve Pearce, R-Hobbs, is stepping down to run for New Mexico governor, ey...(AP Photo/ Russell Contreras). In this May 24, 2018 photo Xochitl Torres Small, a Democratic candidate for Congress, speaks to voters at a Las Cruces, N.M., event. Now that Rep. Steve Pearce, R-Hobbs, is stepping down to run for New Mexico governor, ey...
    Female candidates are slated to make history in a closely watched Congressional race in New Mexico.More >
    Female candidates are slated to make history in a closely watched Congressional race in New Mexico.More >
  • Who speaks for Robert Mueller? Rudy Giuliani is trying to

    Who speaks for Robert Mueller? Rudy Giuliani is trying to

    Friday, June 8 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-06-08 05:32:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, May 29, 2018 file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, waves to people during White House Sports and Fitness Day on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington. A ser...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, May 29, 2018 file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, waves to people during White House Sports and Fitness Day on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington. A ser...
    Giuliani is trying to color the perception of the investigation among voters and lawmakers, all while confident that Mueller will never speak up to correct him.More >
    Giuliani is trying to color the perception of the investigation among voters and lawmakers, all while confident that Mueller will never speak up to correct him.More >
  • The Latest: Justice offers new look at classified info

    The Latest: Justice offers new look at classified info

    Thursday, June 7 2018 10:05 PM EDT2018-06-08 02:05:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this May 10, 2018 photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., meets with reporters during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Ryan is agreeing with another senior House Republican who says th...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this May 10, 2018 photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., meets with reporters during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan is agreeing with another senior House Republican who says th...
    House Speaker Paul Ryan says there's no evidence of collusion between President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia.More >
    House Speaker Paul Ryan says there's no evidence of collusion between President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia.More >
  • AP EXPLAINS: San Francisco race raises ranked-choice voting

    AP EXPLAINS: San Francisco race raises ranked-choice voting

    Thursday, June 7 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-06-08 01:55:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Former state Sen. Mark Leno speaks to reporters in San Francisco, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Leno pulled ahead in San Francisco's race for mayor by the slimmest of margins early Wednesday under the city's unusual voting system, alth...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Former state Sen. Mark Leno speaks to reporters in San Francisco, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Leno pulled ahead in San Francisco's race for mayor by the slimmest of margins early Wednesday under the city's unusual voting system, alth...
    Ranked-choice voting is playing a role in San Francisco's tight race for mayor where the candidate who came in second is leading.More >
    Ranked-choice voting is playing a role in San Francisco's tight race for mayor where the candidate who came in second is leading.More >
  • Putin says Russian military not building long-term in Syria

    Putin says Russian military not building long-term in Syria

    Thursday, June 7 2018 9:54 PM EDT2018-06-08 01:54:37 GMT
    (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures answers a question during his annual call-in show in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 7, 2018. Putin hosts call-in shows every year, which typically provi...(Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures answers a question during his annual call-in show in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 7, 2018. Putin hosts call-in shows every year, which typically provi...
    President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said Thursday that he believes Western pressure on Russia shows that other countries regard Russia as a threat and that it will end if they see that the measures don't serve...More >
    President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said Thursday that he believes Western pressure on Russia shows that other countries regard Russia as a threat and that it will end if they see that the measures don't serve their interests.More >
  • Missouri GOP Senate candidate hopes voters focus on campaign

    Missouri GOP Senate candidate hopes voters focus on campaign

    Thursday, June 7 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-06-07 21:51:28 GMT
    U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley says Missouri governor's resignation has given voters "more bandwidth" to focus on his campaign to unseat Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill.More >
    U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley says Missouri governor's resignation has given voters "more bandwidth" to focus on his campaign to unseat Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill.More >
  • Ex-CEO: Cambridge Analytica got 'huge target' with Trump win

    Ex-CEO: Cambridge Analytica got 'huge target' with Trump win

    Thursday, June 7 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-06-07 20:05:02 GMT
    (PA via AP). Former Chief Executive of Cambridge Analytica Alexander Nix, gives evidence to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into fake news at Portcullis House in London, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. The former head of the defunct po...(PA via AP). Former Chief Executive of Cambridge Analytica Alexander Nix, gives evidence to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into fake news at Portcullis House in London, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. The former head of the defunct po...
    The former head of the defunct political consultant Cambridge Analytica clashed with British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook data in election campaigns.More >
    The former head of the defunct political consultant Cambridge Analytica clashed with British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook data in election campaigns.More >
  • Prospect of Native congresswoman galvanizes American Indians

    Prospect of Native congresswoman galvanizes American Indians

    Thursday, June 7 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-06-07 19:44:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morgan Lee). New Mexico's Democratic nominee to U.S. Congress, Debra Haaland, left, applauds at a celebratory breakfast in Albuquerque, N.M., on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, alongside state Sen. Howie Morales, who was nominated to run for lieuten...(AP Photo/Morgan Lee). New Mexico's Democratic nominee to U.S. Congress, Debra Haaland, left, applauds at a celebratory breakfast in Albuquerque, N.M., on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, alongside state Sen. Howie Morales, who was nominated to run for lieuten...
    New Mexico has moved closer to electing the first Native American woman to the U.S. House of Representatives.More >
    New Mexico has moved closer to electing the first Native American woman to the U.S. House of Representatives.More >
  • Woman thanks Trump for 'mercy' in commuting her sentence

    Woman thanks Trump for 'mercy' in commuting her sentence

    Thursday, June 7 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-06-07 19:34:05 GMT
    (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP). This combination photo shows President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Moon Township, Pa., on March 10, 2018, left, and Kim Kardashian West at the NBCUniversal Network 2017 Upfront in New York on May 15, 2017. ...(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP). This combination photo shows President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Moon Township, Pa., on March 10, 2018, left, and Kim Kardashian West at the NBCUniversal Network 2017 Upfront in New York on May 15, 2017. ...
    Trump commutes the sentence of woman serving a life sentence for drug offenses whose cause was championed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West.More >
    Trump commutes the sentence of woman serving a life sentence for drug offenses whose cause was championed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West.More >
  • DOJ offers new briefing as lawmakers dispute Trump spy claim

    DOJ offers new briefing as lawmakers dispute Trump spy claim

    Thursday, June 7 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-06-07 19:03:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this May 10, 2018 photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., meets with reporters during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Ryan is agreeing with another senior House Republican who says th...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). In this May 10, 2018 photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., meets with reporters during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan is agreeing with another senior House Republican who says th...
    DOJ offers new briefing as Republican lawmakers dispute Trump's claim that there was a "spy" in his campaign.More >
    DOJ offers new briefing as Republican lawmakers dispute Trump's claim that there was a "spy" in his campaign.More >
  • Nation's 1st Somali-American lawmaker eyes seat in Congress

    Nation's 1st Somali-American lawmaker eyes seat in Congress

    Thursday, June 7 2018 12:45 PM EDT2018-06-07 16:45:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2017, file photo, new State Rep. Ilhan Omar is interviewed in her office two days after the 2017 Legislature convened in St. Paul, Minn. Omar, already the first Somali-American to be elected to a state ...(AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2017, file photo, new State Rep. Ilhan Omar is interviewed in her office two days after the 2017 Legislature convened in St. Paul, Minn. Omar, already the first Somali-American to be elected to a state ...
    Nation's first Somali-American lawmaker launches bid for Congress.More >
    Nation's first Somali-American lawmaker launches bid for Congress.More >
  • Trump commutes term of Kardashian-championed drug offender

    Trump commutes term of Kardashian-championed drug offender

    Thursday, June 7 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-06-07 16:11:58 GMT
    (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP). This combination photo shows President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Moon Township, Pa., on March 10, 2018, left, and Kim Kardashian West at the NBCUniversal Network 2017 Upfront in New York on May 15, 2017. ...(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP). This combination photo shows President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Moon Township, Pa., on March 10, 2018, left, and Kim Kardashian West at the NBCUniversal Network 2017 Upfront in New York on May 15, 2017. ...
    President Donald Trump is commuting the life sentence of Alice Marie Johnson, a woman convicted of drug offenses whose cause was championed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West in a recent visit to the White House.More >
    President Donald Trump is commuting the life sentence of Alice Marie Johnson, a woman convicted of drug offenses whose cause was championed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West in a recent visit to the White House.More >
  • House GOP factions claim progress on immigration compromise

    House GOP factions claim progress on immigration compromise

    Thursday, June 7 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-06-07 14:33:08 GMT
    Opposing factions in the House GOP majority are meeting behind closed doors with Speaker Paul Ryan to try to resolve a pending showdown over immigration.More >
    Opposing factions in the House GOP majority are meeting behind closed doors with Speaker Paul Ryan to try to resolve a pending showdown over immigration.More >
  • The Latest: Putin says 'always thinking' about successor

    The Latest: Putin says 'always thinking' about successor

    Thursday, June 7 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-06-07 14:00:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). A journalist watches as Russian President Vladimir Putin talks during his annual call-in show in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 7, 2018. Putin says he's confident of Russia's long-term economic growth. Speaking at the opening...(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). A journalist watches as Russian President Vladimir Putin talks during his annual call-in show in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 7, 2018. Putin says he's confident of Russia's long-term economic growth. Speaking at the opening...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the government will be looking to streamline the tax system in order to fight poverty.More >
    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the government will be looking to streamline the tax system in order to fight poverty.More >
  • The Latest: Porn star's ex-lawyer denies her lawsuit claims

    The Latest: Porn star's ex-lawyer denies her lawsuit claims

    Thursday, June 7 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-06-07 13:31:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. Daniels says her ex-lawyer was a "puppet" for President Donald Trump and worked with the president's ...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file). FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. Daniels says her ex-lawyer was a "puppet" for President Donald Trump and worked with the president's ...
    A spokesman for porn actress Stormy Daniels' former lawyer says her lawsuit alleging collusion with President Donald Trump's attorney to deny her claims of a sexual tryst is "outrageously frivolous" and "desperate.".More >
    A spokesman for porn actress Stormy Daniels' former lawyer says her lawsuit alleging collusion with President Donald Trump's attorney to deny her claims of a sexual tryst is "outrageously frivolous" and "desperate.".More >
  • Giuliani: Trump forced North Korea's Kim to beg for meeting

    Giuliani: Trump forced North Korea's Kim to beg for meeting

    Thursday, June 7 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-06-07 10:01:43 GMT
    Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani says special counsel Robert Mueller's team is trying to frame President Trump.More >
    Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani says special counsel Robert Mueller's team is trying to frame President Trump.More >
  • Ryan contradicts Trump's claim that the FBI planted a 'spy'

    Ryan contradicts Trump's claim that the FBI planted a 'spy'

    Thursday, June 7 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-06-07 08:01:02 GMT
    House Speaker Paul Ryan is agreeing with another senior House Republican who says there's no evidence that the FBI planted a "spy" on President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.More >
    House Speaker Paul Ryan is agreeing with another senior House Republican who says there's no evidence that the FBI planted a "spy" on President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.More >
  • GOP's Cox faces tough slog in race for California governor

    GOP's Cox faces tough slog in race for California governor

    Thursday, June 7 2018 3:14 AM EDT2018-06-07 07:14:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull). Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox speaks during a Republican election party Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in San Diego.(AP Photo/Gregory Bull). Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox speaks during a Republican election party Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in San Diego.
    California Republicans get a boost from John Cox's second-place finish in the governor's primary but can he win in November?.More >
    California Republicans get a boost from John Cox's second-place finish in the governor's primary but can he win in November?.More >
  • Cambridge Analytica testimony dominated by heated exchanges

    Cambridge Analytica testimony dominated by heated exchanges

    Thursday, June 7 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-06-07 05:24:08 GMT
    The former head of political consultant Cambridge Analytica is clashing with British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook data in election campaigns.More >
    The former head of political consultant Cambridge Analytica is clashing with British lawmakers investigating the use of Facebook data in election campaigns.More >
  • Illinois House speaker aide quits after harassment complaint

    Illinois House speaker aide quits after harassment complaint

    Thursday, June 7 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-06-07 04:23:14 GMT
    (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP). Sherri Garrett, an employee in Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's office, speaks at a news conference in Chicago, Wednesday, June 6, 2018, where she accused Madigan's chief of staff Timothy Mapes of mishan...(Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP). Sherri Garrett, an employee in Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's office, speaks at a news conference in Chicago, Wednesday, June 6, 2018, where she accused Madigan's chief of staff Timothy Mapes of mishan...
    The chief of staff to powerful Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has resigned after an employee accused him of lewd comments and of mishandling complaints of sexual harassment.More >
    The chief of staff to powerful Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has resigned after an employee accused him of lewd comments and of mishandling complaints of sexual harassment.More >
  • Iraqi lawmakers approve manual ballot recount in May 12 vote

    Iraqi lawmakers approve manual ballot recount in May 12 vote

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 11:32 PM EDT2018-06-07 03:32:15 GMT
    Iraq's prime minister says a commission looking into alleged irregularities in last month's national elections has found "unprecedented" violations, a development that could prolong the process of forming a new...More >
    Iraq's prime minister says a commission looking into alleged irregularities in last month's national elections has found "unprecedented" violations, a development that could prolong the process of forming a new government.More >
  • Recall of judge in Brock Turner case stirs courtroom concern

    Recall of judge in Brock Turner case stirs courtroom concern

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 9:35 PM EDT2018-06-07 01:35:58 GMT
    Northern California voters are deciding whether to remove a judge from office for sentencing a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault to a short jail sentence instead of prison.More >
    Northern California voters are deciding whether to remove a judge from office for sentencing a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault to a short jail sentence instead of prison.More >
  • California Republicans see ray of hope in Democratic bastion

    California Republicans see ray of hope in Democratic bastion

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 9:33 PM EDT2018-06-07 01:33:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull). Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox, center, speaks during a Republican primary watch party Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in San Diego.(AP Photo/Gregory Bull). Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox, center, speaks during a Republican primary watch party Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in San Diego.
    California Republicans see ray of hope in primary election; November prospects are still dicey.More >
    California Republicans see ray of hope in primary election; November prospects are still dicey.More >
  • Contenders await ballot counting in San Francisco mayor race

    Contenders await ballot counting in San Francisco mayor race

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 8:53 PM EDT2018-06-07 00:53:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg). FILE - In this Monday, April 23, 2018, file photo, mayoral candidate Mark Leno poses in the Castro District of San Francisco. San Francisco voters are electing a new mayor in a contest hastily placed on the June 5 ballot after ...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg). FILE - In this Monday, April 23, 2018, file photo, mayoral candidate Mark Leno poses in the Castro District of San Francisco. San Francisco voters are electing a new mayor in a contest hastily placed on the June 5 ballot after ...
    San Francisco's race for mayor remained too close to call Wednesday as the elections department reported it has about 90,000 more ballots to process.More >
    San Francisco's race for mayor remained too close to call Wednesday as the elections department reported it has about 90,000 more ballots to process.More >
  • GOP, Democrats dodge disaster in California primaries

    GOP, Democrats dodge disaster in California primaries

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-06-07 00:21:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, right, waves with his wife Jennifer Siebel Newsom after speaking at his gubernatorial campaign's primary night watch party in San Francisco, Tuesday, June 5, 2018.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, right, waves with his wife Jennifer Siebel Newsom after speaking at his gubernatorial campaign's primary night watch party in San Francisco, Tuesday, June 5, 2018.
    Blue wave? California lurches to center of midterm fight as eight states host primary elections.More >
    Blue wave? California lurches to center of midterm fight as eight states host primary elections.More >
  • Fellow Democrat squeaks through primary to take on Feinstein

    Fellow Democrat squeaks through primary to take on Feinstein

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-06-06 23:43:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 17, 2018 file photo, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., departs after a vote on Gina Haspel to be CIA director, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Feinstein is facing a challenge from fellow Democrat Kevin de...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 17, 2018 file photo, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., departs after a vote on Gina Haspel to be CIA director, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Feinstein is facing a challenge from fellow Democrat Kevin de...
    U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein has sailed smoothly to victory in California's primary.More >
    U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein has sailed smoothly to victory in California's primary.More >
  • New Mexico candidate aims to become 1st Native congresswoman

    New Mexico candidate aims to become 1st Native congresswoman

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-06-06 22:33:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Juan Labreche). U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham speaks to supporters in Albuquerque, M.M., Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Grisham won the Democratic nomination for governor.(AP Photo/Juan Labreche). U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham speaks to supporters in Albuquerque, M.M., Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Grisham won the Democratic nomination for governor.
    New Mexico Democrats rallied around progressive female candidates - including a woman vying to be the first female Native American congresswoman.More >
    New Mexico Democrats rallied around progressive female candidates - including a woman vying to be the first female Native American congresswoman.More >
  • Will Paul Ryan's retirement be a chance to change the House?

    Will Paul Ryan's retirement be a chance to change the House?

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-06-06 21:42:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this May 16, 2018 file photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., with Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., at right, has a light-hearted exchange with reporters at the start of a news conference on Ca...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this May 16, 2018 file photo, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., with Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., at right, has a light-hearted exchange with reporters at the start of a news conference on Ca...
    A bipartisan group is urging lawmakers to seize on Speaker Paul Ryan's upcoming retirement as a chance at meaningful changes, and says House members should use their influence to demand changes that would make...More >
    A bipartisan group is urging lawmakers to seize on Speaker Paul Ryan's upcoming retirement as a chance at meaningful changes, and says House members should use their influence to demand changes that would make governing less partisan.More >
  • GOP lifts up Montana Senate candidate trying to oust Tester

    GOP lifts up Montana Senate candidate trying to oust Tester

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-06-06 20:56:45 GMT
    (Thom Bridge/Independent Record via AP). In this June 5, 2018 photo, Matt Rosendale addresses supporters in Helena, Mont., after winning the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate. Rosendale will challenge Democratic incumbent Jon Tester in November.(Thom Bridge/Independent Record via AP). In this June 5, 2018 photo, Matt Rosendale addresses supporters in Helena, Mont., after winning the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate. Rosendale will challenge Democratic incumbent Jon Tester in November.
    He might not have been their first choice, but Republicans are all in on Montana's Matt Rosendale as they look to defeat Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester.More >
    He might not have been their first choice, but Republicans are all in on Montana's Matt Rosendale as they look to defeat Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester.More >
  • Griffin honored for LGBTQ activism, pays tribute to Spade

    Griffin honored for LGBTQ activism, pays tribute to Spade

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-06-06 20:41:37 GMT
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP). Comedian Kathy Griffin shows off her "I Voted" sticker as she accepts a Rainbow Key Award from the City of West Hollywood, Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in West Hollywood, Calif. Griffin was recognized for her longtime s...(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP). Comedian Kathy Griffin shows off her "I Voted" sticker as she accepts a Rainbow Key Award from the City of West Hollywood, Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in West Hollywood, Calif. Griffin was recognized for her longtime s...
    Kathy Griffin says she is eagerly awaiting the day when a gay person is elected president of the United States.More >
    Kathy Griffin says she is eagerly awaiting the day when a gay person is elected president of the United States.More >
  • Democrats hope for 'blue wave' push from 8-state primary day

    Democrats hope for 'blue wave' push from 8-state primary day

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-06-06 19:55:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox address supporters at the Sacramento County Republican Party headquarters in Sacramento, Calif. Tuesday's primary election will set ...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox address supporters at the Sacramento County Republican Party headquarters in Sacramento, Calif. Tuesday's primary election will set ...
    Blue wave? California lurches to center of midterm fight as eight states host primary elections.More >
    Blue wave? California lurches to center of midterm fight as eight states host primary elections.More >
  • Washington state sues Google, Facebook over campaign ad data

    Washington state sues Google, Facebook over campaign ad data

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 3:14 PM EDT2018-06-06 19:14:07 GMT
    Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is suing Google and Facebook, saying the companies failed to maintain information about political advertising as required by state law.More >
    Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is suing Google and Facebook, saying the companies failed to maintain information about political advertising as required by state law.More >
  • Officials: 118K names missing from voter lists in LA county

    Officials: 118K names missing from voter lists in LA county

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-06-06 17:07:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel). "I Voted" stickers wait for voters at a polling station inside the library at Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School in Los Angeles on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.   Voters are casting ballots in California's primary election, setting ...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel). "I Voted" stickers wait for voters at a polling station inside the library at Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School in Los Angeles on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Voters are casting ballots in California's primary election, setting ...
    Los Angeles County officials say the names of more than 118,000 voters were omitted from voter lists because of a printing error, but residents can still cast their ballots.More >
    Los Angeles County officials say the names of more than 118,000 voters were omitted from voter lists because of a printing error, but residents can still cast their ballots.More >
  • NationalMore>>

  • No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

    No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-06-20 09:33:47 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 >
  • California to defend immigration laws against Trump

    California to defend immigration laws against Trump

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-06-20 09:33:34 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 >
  • AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its history

    AP Explains: US has split up families throughout its history

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-06-20 09:33:27 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 >
  • PoliticalMore>>

  • No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

    No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with children

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-06-20 09:33:47 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 >
  • Trump stands firm on immigration policy, sees it as a winner

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

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-06-20 09:33:41 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 >
  • California to defend immigration laws against Trump

    California to defend immigration laws against Trump

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-06-20 09:33:34 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 >