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  • The Latest: Greitens lawyer says prosecutor declined meeting

    The Latest: Greitens lawyer says prosecutor declined meeting

    Friday, February 23 2018 3:00 PM EST2018-02-23 20:00:22 GMT
    (St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). A booking photo provided by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department shows Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.  A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Greit...(St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). A booking photo provided by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department shows Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Greit...
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has canceled plans to attend an annual meeting of the nation's governors following his indictment stemming from an extramarital affair.
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has canceled plans to attend an annual meeting of the nation's governors following his indictment stemming from an extramarital affair.
  • More Republicans questioning if Greitens should stay

    More Republicans questioning if Greitens should stay

    Friday, February 23 2018 3:00 PM EST2018-02-23 20:00:17 GMT
    (St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). A booking photo provided by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department shows Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.  A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Greit...(St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). A booking photo provided by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department shows Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Greit...
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defiant, even amid calls for impeachment or resignation, after a St. Louis grand jury indicts him for felony invasion of privacy.
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is defiant, even amid calls for impeachment or resignation, after a St. Louis grand jury indicts him for felony invasion of privacy.
  • Trump calls for arming many teachers, more guards at schools

    Trump calls for arming many teachers, more guards at schools

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:59 PM EST2018-02-23 19:59:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump takes a question from reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, to travel to Oxon Hill, Md. to speak at the Conservative Political Ac...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump takes a question from reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, to travel to Oxon Hill, Md. to speak at the Conservative Political Ac...
    President Donald Trump says the armed officer who didn't stop the gunman who carried out last week's Florida massacre was either a "coward" or "didn't react properly under pressure.".
    President Donald Trump says the armed officer who didn't stop the gunman who carried out last week's Florida massacre was either a "coward" or "didn't react properly under pressure.".
  • After school shooting, Florida leaders propose new gun laws

    After school shooting, Florida leaders propose new gun laws

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:59 PM EST2018-02-23 19:59:36 GMT
    (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Mourners attend the funeral service for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School assistant football coach, Aaron Feis. at the Church by the Glades in Coral Springs, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 22. 2018. Football p...(Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Mourners attend the funeral service for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School assistant football coach, Aaron Feis. at the Church by the Glades in Coral Springs, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 22. 2018. Football p...
    'Abject breakdown on all levels': Florida high school where ex-student accused of fatally shooting 17 people reopening to teachers Friday amid revelations an armed officer on campus did nothing to stop suspect,...
    'Abject breakdown on all levels': Florida high school where ex-student accused of fatally shooting 17 people reopening to teachers Friday amid revelations an armed officer on campus did nothing to stop suspect, other issues.
  • AP-NORC Poll: People feel better about economy, not country

    AP-NORC Poll: People feel better about economy, not country

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:58 PM EST2018-02-23 19:58:33 GMT
    Most Americans say things are bad in the U.S., but feel good about the economy.
    Most Americans say things are bad in the U.S., but feel good about the economy.
  • Democrats accuse Texas of voter suppression in schools

    Democrats accuse Texas of voter suppression in schools

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:58 PM EST2018-02-23 19:58:29 GMT
    Federal courts have in the past struck down Texas' electoral maps and strict voter ID law saying they could suppress voters.
    Federal courts have in the past struck down Texas' electoral maps and strict voter ID law saying they could suppress voters.
  • Ex-Trump campaign aide agrees to guilty plea in Russia probe

    Ex-Trump campaign aide agrees to guilty plea in Russia probe

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:58 PM EST2018-02-23 19:58:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. In a dramatic escalation of pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additiona...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. In a dramatic escalation of pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additiona...
    Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional criminal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate.
    Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional criminal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his business associate.
  • The Latest: Australia says he's inspired by US tax cuts

    The Latest: Australia says he's inspired by US tax cuts

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:58 PM EST2018-02-23 19:58:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull talk as they walk along the colonnade to the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull talk as they walk along the colonnade to the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.
    President Donald Trump says "a lot of good things" will come from Friday's meetings with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
    President Donald Trump says "a lot of good things" will come from Friday's meetings with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
  • Deaths mount in Syria bombing campaign near Damascus

    Deaths mount in Syria bombing campaign near Damascus

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:57 PM EST2018-02-23 19:57:59 GMT
    Human Rights Watch is criticizing the way Turkey is conducting its offensive in northern Syria, saying it has failed to take necessary precautions to avoid civilian casualties.
    Human Rights Watch is criticizing the way Turkey is conducting its offensive in northern Syria, saying it has failed to take necessary precautions to avoid civilian casualties.
  • US weighs Sheldon Adelson offer to fund Jerusalem embassy

    US weighs Sheldon Adelson offer to fund Jerusalem embassy

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:57 PM EST2018-02-23 19:57:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, Sheldon Adelson, right, talks with Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, before a speech by President Donald Trump at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. Adelson has proposed paying for at ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, Sheldon Adelson, right, talks with Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, before a speech by President Donald Trump at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. Adelson has proposed paying for at ...
    President Donald Trump's administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.
    President Donald Trump's administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.
  • US tightens sanctions on North Korean shipping

    US tightens sanctions on North Korean shipping

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:56 PM EST2018-02-23 19:56:53 GMT
    The Trump administration is hitting 56 vessels, shipping companies, and trade businesses with sanctions in the latest bid to turn up the pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program, according to a senior...
    The Trump administration is hitting 56 vessels, shipping companies, and trade businesses with sanctions in the latest bid to turn up the pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program, according to a senior administration official.
  • Ivanka Trump to push for 'maximum pressure' on North Korea

    Ivanka Trump to push for 'maximum pressure' on North Korea

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:56 PM EST2018-02-23 19:56:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon. Pool). Flanked by White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, left, Ivanka Trump, advisor to and daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks as she arrives at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Kor...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon. Pool). Flanked by White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, left, Ivanka Trump, advisor to and daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks as she arrives at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Kor...
    Ivanka Trump, the daughter of the American president, has landed in South Korea to attend the closing ceremony this weekend for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
    Ivanka Trump, the daughter of the American president, has landed in South Korea to attend the closing ceremony this weekend for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
  • Trump says he goes to great lengths to hide his bald spot

    Trump says he goes to great lengths to hide his bald spot

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:56 PM EST2018-02-23 19:56:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump gestures as he makes a joke about his hair during remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Oxon Hill, Md.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump gestures as he makes a joke about his hair during remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Oxon Hill, Md.
    Now it can be told: President Donald Trump goes to great lengths to hide the bald spot revealed in a recent photo.
    Now it can be told: President Donald Trump goes to great lengths to hide the bald spot revealed in a recent photo.
  • US Interior boss alters agency revamp, governors 'gratified'

    US Interior boss alters agency revamp, governors 'gratified'

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:55 PM EST2018-02-23 19:55:52 GMT
    U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has changed a proposed overhaul of his department with a new organizational map that more closely follows state lines instead of the natural boundaries he initially proposed.
    U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has changed a proposed overhaul of his department with a new organizational map that more closely follows state lines instead of the natural boundaries he initially proposed.
  • The Latest: Trump says he's talked to congressional leaders

    The Latest: Trump says he's talked to congressional leaders

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:55 PM EST2018-02-23 19:55:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump takes a question from reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, to travel to Oxon Hill, Md. to speak at the Conservative Political Ac...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump takes a question from reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, to travel to Oxon Hill, Md. to speak at the Conservative Political Ac...
    President Donald Trump is telling conservative activists that he's proven he's one of them.
    President Donald Trump is telling conservative activists that he's proven he's one of them.
  • Second judge says Trump can't keep stalling clean-air rules

    Second judge says Trump can't keep stalling clean-air rules

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:48 PM EST2018-02-23 19:48:38 GMT
    A second federal judge has rejected the Trump administration's efforts to delay an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands.
    A second federal judge has rejected the Trump administration's efforts to delay an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands.
  • The Latest: Trump says he was pressured not to move embassy

    The Latest: Trump says he was pressured not to move embassy

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:48 PM EST2018-02-23 19:48:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2016, file photo, Chief Executive of Las Vegas Sands Corporation Sheldon Adelson sits with his wife Miriam waits for the presidential debate between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Cli...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2016, file photo, Chief Executive of Las Vegas Sands Corporation Sheldon Adelson sits with his wife Miriam waits for the presidential debate between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Cli...
    President Donald Trump says moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem is "the right thing to do.".
    President Donald Trump says moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem is "the right thing to do.".
  • Leading liberal policy group unveils 'coverage for all' plan

    Leading liberal policy group unveils 'coverage for all' plan

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:47 PM EST2018-02-23 19:47:28 GMT
    New plan from liberal policy group calls for 'Medicare Extra' to guarantee coverage for all, but keeps role for employers and private insurance.
    New plan from liberal policy group calls for 'Medicare Extra' to guarantee coverage for all, but keeps role for employers and private insurance.
  • Greek parliament to probe 10 politicians over pharma scandal

    Greek parliament to probe 10 politicians over pharma scandal

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:47 PM EST2018-02-23 19:47:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 file photo, a woman enters the Novartis Greek offices in Athens. Greek lawmakers are debating in Athens on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 whether to launch an investigation into 10 se...(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 file photo, a woman enters the Novartis Greek offices in Athens. Greek lawmakers are debating in Athens on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 whether to launch an investigation into 10 se...
    In a heated debate set to last 13 hours, Greek lawmakers were to decide on whether to launch an investigation into 10 senior politicians, including two former prime ministers, over allegations they were involved in...
    In a heated debate set to last 13 hours, Greek lawmakers were to decide on whether to launch an investigation into 10 senior politicians, including two former prime ministers, over allegations they were involved in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal.
  • China prosecuting tycoon who considered Kushner investment

    China prosecuting tycoon who considered Kushner investment

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:46 PM EST2018-02-23 19:46:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). In this June 14, 2017 photo, people walk past an entrance to the Anbang Insurance Group's offices in Beijing. China's insurance regulator said Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 it is assuming management of insurer Anbang, owner of New...(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). In this June 14, 2017 photo, people walk past an entrance to the Anbang Insurance Group's offices in Beijing. China's insurance regulator said Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 it is assuming management of insurer Anbang, owner of New...
    China prosecutes insurance tycoon who mulled investment in Manhattan skyscraper owned by Kushner family.
    China prosecutes insurance tycoon who mulled investment in Manhattan skyscraper owned by Kushner family.
  • Australian Prime Minister Turnbull arrives at White House

    Australian Prime Minister Turnbull arrives at White House

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:29 PM EST2018-02-23 19:29:05 GMT
    Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has arrived at the White House for meetings with President Donald Trump. Trump and first lady Melania Trump greeted Turnbull Friday at the south entrance of the White House.
    Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has arrived at the White House for meetings with President Donald Trump. Trump and first lady Melania Trump greeted Turnbull Friday at the south entrance of the White House.
  • The Latest: Rick Gates arrives at federal courthouse

    The Latest: Rick Gates arrives at federal courthouse

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:28 PM EST2018-02-23 19:28:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. In a dramatic escalation of pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additiona...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. In a dramatic escalation of pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additiona...
    A former top adviser to the Trump campaign is expected to plead guilty in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
    A former top adviser to the Trump campaign is expected to plead guilty in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
  • AP Explains: Graham's rare honor at US Capitol

    AP Explains: Graham's rare honor at US Capitol

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:23 PM EST2018-02-23 19:23:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek). People view and photograph the hearse carrying the remains of Rev. Billy Graham arrives at the Billy Graham Training Center at the Cove on Thursday, February 22, 2018 in Asheville, NC.(AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek). People view and photograph the hearse carrying the remains of Rev. Billy Graham arrives at the Billy Graham Training Center at the Cove on Thursday, February 22, 2018 in Asheville, NC.
    Congress is reserving one of the nation's greatest distinctions for the Rev. Billy Graham, selecting him to lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.
    Congress is reserving one of the nation's greatest distinctions for the Rev. Billy Graham, selecting him to lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.
  • White House in April to welcome leaders of Baltic states

    White House in April to welcome leaders of Baltic states

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:04 PM EST2018-02-23 19:04:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump, left, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, second from left, takes a question from a reporter as he welcomes Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in the Oval Office at the White House, Friday,...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump, left, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, second from left, takes a question from a reporter as he welcomes Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in the Oval Office at the White House, Friday,...
    The White House has announced a Baltic summit in April to celebrate the 100th anniversary of independence for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
    The White House has announced a Baltic summit in April to celebrate the 100th anniversary of independence for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
  • Federal judges to hear Pennsylvania district map challenge

    Federal judges to hear Pennsylvania district map challenge

    Friday, February 23 2018 1:50 PM EST2018-02-23 18:50:25 GMT
    A panel of three Republican-appointed federal judges is in place to consider a request by eight sitting GOP congressmen in Pennsylvania to halt the use of a new congressional district map in this year's elections.
    A panel of three Republican-appointed federal judges is in place to consider a request by eight sitting GOP congressmen in Pennsylvania to halt the use of a new congressional district map in this year's elections.
  • Shooting survivors endure new assault _ from online trolls

    Shooting survivors endure new assault _ from online trolls

    Friday, February 23 2018 1:48 PM EST2018-02-23 18:48:49 GMT
    (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez wipes away tears during a CNN town hall meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla.(Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez wipes away tears during a CNN town hall meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla.
    Survivors of Florida school shooting endure new assault, this time from internet trolls.
    Survivors of Florida school shooting endure new assault, this time from internet trolls.
  • Trump says Mexico must do more to combat MS-13

    Trump says Mexico must do more to combat MS-13

    Friday, February 23 2018 1:30 PM EST2018-02-23 18:30:37 GMT
    President Donald Trump is calling on Mexico to block MS-13 gang members from traveling through their country on the way to the U.S.
    President Donald Trump is calling on Mexico to block MS-13 gang members from traveling through their country on the way to the U.S.
  • Trump bucks NRA, backs raising age for buying assault rifles

    Trump bucks NRA, backs raising age for buying assault rifles

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:59 PM EST2018-02-23 17:59:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump has endorsed barring those under 21 from buying semi-automatic weapons _ a move that puts him in direct opposition with the National Rifle Association.
    President Donald Trump has endorsed barring those under 21 from buying semi-automatic weapons _ a move that puts him in direct opposition with the National Rifle Association.
  • English FA charges Guardiola for political Catalonia ribbon

    English FA charges Guardiola for political Catalonia ribbon

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:55 PM EST2018-02-23 17:55:59 GMT
    The English Football Association has charged Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola for wearing a ribbon to support imprisoned and ousted pro-independence Catalan politicians.
    The English Football Association has charged Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola for wearing a ribbon to support imprisoned and ousted pro-independence Catalan politicians.
  • The Latest: Syrian opposition says 32 killed near Damascus

    The Latest: Syrian opposition says 32 killed near Damascus

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:05 PM EST2018-02-23 17:05:51 GMT
    Main Syrian opposition group is calling on the international community to prevent Russia from voting on a new U.N. Security Council resolution.
    Main Syrian opposition group is calling on the international community to prevent Russia from voting on a new U.N. Security Council resolution.
  • The Latest: Trump blames armed officer at FL high school

    The Latest: Trump blames armed officer at FL high school

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:58 AM EST2018-02-23 16:58:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, to travel to Oxon Hill, Md. to speak at the Conservative Political Action Confere...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, to travel to Oxon Hill, Md. to speak at the Conservative Political Action Confere...
    President Donald Trump says the armed officer who didn't stop the gunman who carried out last week's Florida massacre was either a "coward" or "didn't react properly under pressure.".
    President Donald Trump says the armed officer who didn't stop the gunman who carried out last week's Florida massacre was either a "coward" or "didn't react properly under pressure.".
  • After a year, Trump holds firm grip on conservative movement

    After a year, Trump holds firm grip on conservative movement

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:58 AM EST2018-02-23 16:58:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.  Pence said that in a meeting with governors at the White House Monday, they and Tru...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Pence said that in a meeting with governors at the White House Monday, they and Tru...
    Donald Trump's candidacy jumbled the conservative movement, but more than a year into his presidency, the onetime Democrat holds what seems to be a near-total grip.
    Donald Trump's candidacy jumbled the conservative movement, but more than a year into his presidency, the onetime Democrat holds what seems to be a near-total grip.
  • The Latest: Cabinet member suggests Trump is negotiating

    The Latest: Cabinet member suggests Trump is negotiating

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:18 AM EST2018-02-23 16:18:30 GMT
    Energy Secretary Rick Perry says President Donald Trump's Thursday threat to remove immigration officers from California is merely a negotiating tactic.
    Energy Secretary Rick Perry says President Donald Trump's Thursday threat to remove immigration officers from California is merely a negotiating tactic.
  • Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

    Grand jury indicts Missouri governor who admitted affair

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:17 AM EST2018-02-23 16:17:56 GMT
    A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge related to the Republican's affair with a woman in 2015.
    A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge related to the Republican's affair with a woman in 2015.
  • Trump Jr: "I love" Indian media, but US media? Not so much

    Trump Jr: "I love" Indian media, but US media? Not so much

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:16 AM EST2018-02-23 16:16:27 GMT
    (AP Photo). Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of President Donald Trump, attends an event at the Trump Tower in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. For over a week the front pages of many Indian newspapers have promised that buyers who put down a dep...(AP Photo). Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of President Donald Trump, attends an event at the Trump Tower in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. For over a week the front pages of many Indian newspapers have promised that buyers who put down a dep...
    Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of the U.S. president, will be pushing another ethics boundary on his whirlwind trip to India when he makes a foreign policy speech.
    Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of the U.S. president, will be pushing another ethics boundary on his whirlwind trip to India when he makes a foreign policy speech.
  • California senator quits as Legislature grapples with #MeToo

    California senator quits as Legislature grapples with #MeToo

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:09 AM EST2018-02-23 16:09:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Yeater, File). FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018, file photo, California state Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, announces that he will take a month-long leave of absence while an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him are c...(AP Photo/Steve Yeater, File). FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018, file photo, California state Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, announces that he will take a month-long leave of absence while an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him are c...
    The California Senate is preparing to debate punishment for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct.
    The California Senate is preparing to debate punishment for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct.
  • Correction: Obit-Billy Graham story

    Correction: Obit-Billy Graham story

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:15 AM EST2018-02-23 15:15:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams). FILE - In this June 26, 2005 file photo, the Rev. Billy Graham speaks on stage on the third and last day of his farewell American revival in the Queens borough of New York.  A spokesman said on Graham has died at his home i...(AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams). FILE - In this June 26, 2005 file photo, the Rev. Billy Graham speaks on stage on the third and last day of his farewell American revival in the Queens borough of New York. A spokesman said on Graham has died at his home i...
    The Rev. Billy Graham, who was known as "America's Pastor," has died at his North Carolina home at 99.
    The Rev. Billy Graham, who was known as "America's Pastor," has died at his North Carolina home at 99.
  • Trump wants to ban bump stocks; ATF doesn't know if it can

    Trump wants to ban bump stocks; ATF doesn't know if it can

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:07 AM EST2018-02-23 15:07:25 GMT
    President Donald Trump wants the Justice Department to ban rapid-fire bump stock devices.
    President Donald Trump wants the Justice Department to ban rapid-fire bump stock devices.
  • California lawmakers struggle with #MeToo as senator resigns

    California lawmakers struggle with #MeToo as senator resigns

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:20 AM EST2018-02-23 13:20:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Yeater, File). FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018 file photo, state Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, stands at his desk after announcing that he will take a month-long leave of absence while an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations aga...(AP Photo/Steve Yeater, File). FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018 file photo, state Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, stands at his desk after announcing that he will take a month-long leave of absence while an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations aga...
    Critics say more work is needed as one state senator resigned under pressure while investigations of other lawmakers are underway.
    Critics say more work is needed as one state senator resigned under pressure while investigations of other lawmakers are underway.
  • Modi hugs Trudeau amid Indo-Canada invitation embarrassment

    Modi hugs Trudeau amid Indo-Canada invitation embarrassment

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:14 AM EST2018-02-23 13:14:55 GMT
    (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP). Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is greeted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he arrives at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi, India, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.(Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP). Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is greeted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he arrives at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi, India, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau with a hug, a day after embarrassed Canadian diplomats rescinded a party invitation for a man convicted of trying to kill an Indian...
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau with a hug, a day after embarrassed Canadian diplomats rescinded a party invitation for a man convicted of trying to kill an Indian politician in the 1980s.
  • Ex-staffer regrets racy photos sent to congressional hopeful

    Ex-staffer regrets racy photos sent to congressional hopeful

    Friday, February 23 2018 6:58 AM EST2018-02-23 11:58:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this March 4, 2015 file photo, Arizona House Majority Leader Steve Montenegro, R-Avondale, speaks during a legislative session at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix. Two former Republican Arizona lawmakers who a...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File). FILE - In this March 4, 2015 file photo, Arizona House Majority Leader Steve Montenegro, R-Avondale, speaks during a legislative session at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix. Two former Republican Arizona lawmakers who a...
    A former aide to Arizona Senate Republicans expressed regret Thursday that she sent pictures of herself in "various states of undress" to an ex-state senator now running for the U.S. House seat of a disgraced...
    A former aide to Arizona Senate Republicans expressed regret Thursday that she sent pictures of herself in "various states of undress" to an ex-state senator now running for the U.S. House seat of a disgraced congressman.
  • The Latest: Ban proposed on young buying assault rifles

    The Latest: Ban proposed on young buying assault rifles

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:18 AM EST2018-02-23 10:18:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump, looks to Julia Cordover, the student body president at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., as she speaks during the listening session with high school students, teachers, and others...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump, looks to Julia Cordover, the student body president at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., as she speaks during the listening session with high school students, teachers, and others...
    President Donald Trump is continuing to talk about the possibility of arming teachers, saying he means concealed weapons for "gun adept teachers with military or special training experience.".
    President Donald Trump is continuing to talk about the possibility of arming teachers, saying he means concealed weapons for "gun adept teachers with military or special training experience.".
  • US bank halts NRA credit card, car rental firm ends discount

    US bank halts NRA credit card, car rental firm ends discount

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:06 AM EST2018-02-23 10:06:45 GMT
    Car rental company Enterprise says it is ending a discount program for National Rifle Association members.
    Car rental company Enterprise says it is ending a discount program for National Rifle Association members.
  • GOP congressmen challenge new Pennsylvania district map

    GOP congressmen challenge new Pennsylvania district map

    Friday, February 23 2018 1:59 AM EST2018-02-23 06:59:08 GMT
    Pa Supreme Court draws a 'much more competitive' district mapPa Supreme Court draws a 'much more competitive' district map
    A request by Republican leaders in the Pennsylvania Legislature to stop a new congressional map from being implemented is now in the hands of the nation's highest court.
    A request by Republican leaders in the Pennsylvania Legislature to stop a new congressional map from being implemented is now in the hands of the nation's highest court.
  • Immigration agency rewrites mission statement

    Immigration agency rewrites mission statement

    Friday, February 23 2018 1:56 AM EST2018-02-23 06:56:58 GMT
    The agency that oversees the country's legal immigration system no longer describes the U.S. as "a nation of immigrants" in its mission statement.
    The agency that oversees the country's legal immigration system no longer describes the U.S. as "a nation of immigrants" in its mission statement.
  • 10 Things to Know for Friday

    10 Things to Know for Friday

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:56 AM EST2018-02-23 05:56:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, in Washington.
    Among 10 Things to Know: Florida sheriff's deputy never entered school during shooting, students endure troll attacks, Missouri governor indicted.
    Among 10 Things to Know: Florida sheriff's deputy never entered school during shooting, students endure troll attacks, Missouri governor indicted.
  • Trump mulls pulling immigration agents from California

    Trump mulls pulling immigration agents from California

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:50 AM EST2018-02-23 05:50:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, right, and President Donald Trump listen as Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill speaks during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety, in the Roosevelt Room of the Wh...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, right, and President Donald Trump listen as Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill speaks during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety, in the Roosevelt Room of the Wh...
    President Donald Trump says he's considering pulling U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers from California because he claims the state is giving his administration "no help" in targeting the violent...
    President Donald Trump says he's considering pulling U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers from California because he claims the state is giving his administration "no help" in targeting the violent MS-13 gang.
  • DeVos backs expanding school choice for military children

    DeVos backs expanding school choice for military children

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:49 AM EST2018-02-23 05:49:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.
    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos backs proposal to allow military families to use $1.3 billion in public funds to send their children to private school or pay for other education services.
    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos backs proposal to allow military families to use $1.3 billion in public funds to send their children to private school or pay for other education services.
  • Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA

    Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:35 AM EST2018-02-23 05:35:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump, looks to Julia Cordover, the student body president at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., as she speaks during the listening session with high school students, teachers, and others...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump, looks to Julia Cordover, the student body president at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., as she speaks during the listening session with high school students, teachers, and others...
    Students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump to set politics aside and protect America's school children from the scourge of gun violence.
    Students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump to set politics aside and protect America's school children from the scourge of gun violence.
  • Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties

    Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:30 AM EST2018-02-23 05:30:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, the Trump International Hotel in Washington. Special interests are holding meetings at properties owned by President Donald Trump, putting money in his pockets as they seek to inf...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, the Trump International Hotel in Washington. Special interests are holding meetings at properties owned by President Donald Trump, putting money in his pockets as they seek to inf...
    Quid pro Trump? Special interests are holding meetings at properties owned by President Trump, putting money in his pockets as they seek to influence his administration.
    Quid pro Trump? Special interests are holding meetings at properties owned by President Trump, putting money in his pockets as they seek to influence his administration.
  • Gun control bill OK'd by Oregon; 1st since Florida shooting

    Gun control bill OK'd by Oregon; 1st since Florida shooting

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:29 AM EST2018-02-23 05:29:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File). FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown delivers her inaugural speech in the Capitol House chambers in Salem, Ore. People convicted of stalking and domestic violence or with restraining orders in Orego...(AP Photo/Don Ryan, File). FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown delivers her inaugural speech in the Capitol House chambers in Salem, Ore. People convicted of stalking and domestic violence or with restraining orders in Orego...
    Fueled by anguished voices in the aftermath of the Florida high school shooting, Oregon's Legislature on Thursday banned people convicted of stalking and domestic violence or under restraining orders from buying or...
    Fueled by anguished voices in the aftermath of the Florida high school shooting, Oregon's Legislature on Thursday banned people convicted of stalking and domestic violence or under restraining orders from buying or owning firearms and ammunition.
  • NRA strikes a defiant tone, criticizes gun control advocates

    NRA strikes a defiant tone, criticizes gun control advocates

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:29 AM EST2018-02-23 05:29:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.
    Leaders of the National Rifle Association are accusing gun control advocates of exploiting the deadly Florida school shooting.
    Leaders of the National Rifle Association are accusing gun control advocates of exploiting the deadly Florida school shooting.
  • Correction: Florida Shooting-Mental Health story

    Correction: Florida Shooting-Mental Health story

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:27 AM EST2018-02-23 05:27:58 GMT
    (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - In a Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 file photo, students hold their hands in the air as they are evacuated by police from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla, after a shooter op...(Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - In a Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 file photo, students hold their hands in the air as they are evacuated by police from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla, after a shooter op...
    The U.S. medical community is voicing mounting frustration over the Trump administration's focus on mental illness to fight mass violence.
    The U.S. medical community is voicing mounting frustration over the Trump administration's focus on mental illness to fight mass violence.
  • New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates

    New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:27 AM EST2018-02-23 05:27:05 GMT
    Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a business associate.
    Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a business associate.
  • NRA accuses gun-control advocates of exploiting FL shooting

    NRA accuses gun-control advocates of exploiting FL shooting

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:26 AM EST2018-02-23 05:26:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.
    Leaders of the National Rifle Association are accusing gun control advocates of exploiting the deadly Florida school shooting.
    Leaders of the National Rifle Association are accusing gun control advocates of exploiting the deadly Florida school shooting.
  • Kansas lawmakers cancel debate on NRA-backed gun safety bill

    Kansas lawmakers cancel debate on NRA-backed gun safety bill

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:08 AM EST2018-02-23 05:08:19 GMT
    Kansas legislative leaders have canceled a debate on a gun-safety education bill giving preference to a National Rifle Association program in elementary schools.
    Kansas legislative leaders have canceled a debate on a gun-safety education bill giving preference to a National Rifle Association program in elementary schools.
  • Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunman

    Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunman

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:28 PM EST2018-02-23 04:28:03 GMT
    The students who swarmed Florida's state capitol in the wake of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre face pushback in Legislature.
    The students who swarmed Florida's state capitol in the wake of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre face pushback in Legislature.
  • The Latest: No answer at home of school's ex-armed officer

    The Latest: No answer at home of school's ex-armed officer

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:05 PM EST2018-02-23 04:05:30 GMT
    (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Broward Sheriff Scott Israel makes a point to NRA Spokesperson Dana Loesch during a CNN town hall meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla.(Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Broward Sheriff Scott Israel makes a point to NRA Spokesperson Dana Loesch during a CNN town hall meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla.
    For almost a half-hour after a school shooter dropped his assault-style rifle and escaped Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, police officers thought they were seeing his actions live on the school's security...
    For almost a half-hour after a school shooter dropped his assault-style rifle and escaped Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, police officers thought they were seeing his actions live on the school's security system.
  • Police advocacy group says it opposes arming teachers

    Police advocacy group says it opposes arming teachers

    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:57 PM EST2018-02-23 01:57:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, center, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, right, look on as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety, in the Roosevelt Room of th...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, center, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, right, look on as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety, in the Roosevelt Room of th...
    An advocacy group for police officers assigned to secure the nation's schools has a simple message about arming teachers: Don't do it.
    An advocacy group for police officers assigned to secure the nation's schools has a simple message about arming teachers: Don't do it.
  • Perdue to food box critics: Give the idea a chance

    Perdue to food box critics: Give the idea a chance

    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:55 PM EST2018-02-23 01:55:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Perdue is defending a proposal that would cut food stamp benefits in half and replace them with a pre-ass...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Perdue is defending a proposal that would cut food stamp benefits in half and replace them with a pre-ass...
    Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is defending a proposal that would cut food stamp benefits in half and replace them with a box of shelf-stable goods delivered to recipients' doorstep.
    Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is defending a proposal that would cut food stamp benefits in half and replace them with a box of shelf-stable goods delivered to recipients' doorstep.
  • The Latest: Manafort denies new allegations by Mueller

    The Latest: Manafort denies new allegations by Mueller

    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:35 PM EST2018-02-23 01:35:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. In a dramatic escalation of pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additiona...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. In a dramatic escalation of pressure and stakes, special counsel Robert Mueller filed additiona...
    Paul Manafort, who led President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign for several months, is denying new allegations made against him in an indictment brought by special counsel Robert Mueller.
    Paul Manafort, who led President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign for several months, is denying new allegations made against him in an indictment brought by special counsel Robert Mueller.
  • Trump comments points to deep divisions over arming teachers

    Trump comments points to deep divisions over arming teachers

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:56 PM EST2018-02-23 00:56:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). From left, President Donald Trump, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student students Carson Abt, and Ariana Klein, listen as Carson's father Frederick Abt, speaks during a listening session with high school students, teac...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). From left, President Donald Trump, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student students Carson Abt, and Ariana Klein, listen as Carson's father Frederick Abt, speaks during a listening session with high school students, teac...
    In the aftermath of yet another mass shooting inside a school, Trump says that if one of the victims had been armed "he would have shot and that would have been the end of it.".
    In the aftermath of yet another mass shooting inside a school, Trump says that if one of the victims had been armed "he would have shot and that would have been the end of it.".
  • FBI says it's trying to rebuild trust after botched tip

    FBI says it's trying to rebuild trust after botched tip

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:38 PM EST2018-02-23 00:38:52 GMT
    A top FBI official is acknowledging the agency has lost public trust after it botched a potentially life-saving tip before the Florida school shooting.
    A top FBI official is acknowledging the agency has lost public trust after it botched a potentially life-saving tip before the Florida school shooting.
  • Widow disgusted by Indiana immigration ad featuring husband

    Widow disgusted by Indiana immigration ad featuring husband

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:36 PM EST2018-02-23 00:36:58 GMT
    The widow of an Uber driver killed in a suspected drunken driving crash by a person in the U.S. illegally says a political ad featuring her deceased husband is "disgusting.".
    The widow of an Uber driver killed in a suspected drunken driving crash by a person in the U.S. illegally says a political ad featuring her deceased husband is "disgusting.".
  • Foreign leaders seek fresh ties with US governors, mayors

    Foreign leaders seek fresh ties with US governors, mayors

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:55 PM EST2018-02-22 22:55:27 GMT
    (Franck Robichon/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2018, file photo, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives at Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence for a meeting in Tokyo. When Turnbull arrives in Washingt...(Franck Robichon/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2018, file photo, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives at Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence for a meeting in Tokyo. When Turnbull arrives in Washingt...
    Foreign leaders are looking to cultivate stronger ties with US governors and mayors, an interest that will be on display at this weekend's meeting of governors.
    Foreign leaders are looking to cultivate stronger ties with US governors and mayors, an interest that will be on display at this weekend's meeting of governors.
  • Congressman claims undisclosed firm wasn't 'doing business'

    Congressman claims undisclosed firm wasn't 'doing business'

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:18 PM EST2018-02-22 22:18:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2017, file photo, Rep. Rod Blum, R-Iowa, speaks during a town hall meeting in Marshalltown, Iowa. Blum has likely violated multiple House ethics rules by failing to disclose a new company that...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2017, file photo, Rep. Rod Blum, R-Iowa, speaks during a town hall meeting in Marshalltown, Iowa. Blum has likely violated multiple House ethics rules by failing to disclose a new company that...
    An Iowa congressman has said in a sworn statement that a company he failed to disclose wasn't "doing business" in 2016, despite evidence to the contrary.
    An Iowa congressman has said in a sworn statement that a company he failed to disclose wasn't "doing business" in 2016, despite evidence to the contrary.
  • Lawmaker facing charges he extorted page for sex resigns

    Lawmaker facing charges he extorted page for sex resigns

    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:38 PM EST2018-02-22 20:38:00 GMT
    A Rhode Island state senator facing charges of sex extortion and video voyeurism has announced his resignation.
    A Rhode Island state senator facing charges of sex extortion and video voyeurism has announced his resignation.
  • Students across US walk out of class to protest gun violence

    Students across US walk out of class to protest gun violence

    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:28 PM EST2018-02-22 20:28:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Gwendolyn Frantz, 17, of Kensington, Md., stands in front of the White House during a student protest for gun control, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Gwendolyn Frantz, 17, of Kensington, Md., stands in front of the White House during a student protest for gun control, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Washington.
    Students at high schools across the U.S. are staging walk-outs to protest gun violence in the wake of last week's Florida school shooting.
    Students at high schools across the U.S. are staging walk-outs to protest gun violence in the wake of last week's Florida school shooting.
  • Insiders: Russia troll farm even zanier than indictment says

    Insiders: Russia troll farm even zanier than indictment says

    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:40 PM EST2018-02-22 19:40:05 GMT
    Insiders say the U.S. indictment against the St. Petersburg troll farm only scratches the surface of the agency's zany, ambitious operations _ and glosses over just how unconvincing some of its stunts could be.
    Insiders say the U.S. indictment against the St. Petersburg troll farm only scratches the surface of the agency's zany, ambitious operations _ and glosses over just how unconvincing some of its stunts could be.
  • Former lawmaker accused of lying to FBI about $5K kickback

    Former lawmaker accused of lying to FBI about $5K kickback

    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:18 PM EST2018-02-22 19:18:25 GMT
    A former New York assemblyman and Long Island county official has been charged with obstructing justice in a corruption probe.
    A former New York assemblyman and Long Island county official has been charged with obstructing justice in a corruption probe.
  • Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands

    Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands

    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:16 PM EST2018-02-22 19:16:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Scott Smith, File). FILE - This April 14, 2017 file photo shows trees near where U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visited Kings Canyon National Park, Calif. A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff ...(AP Photo/Scott Smith, File). FILE - This April 14, 2017 file photo shows trees near where U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visited Kings Canyon National Park, Calif. A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff ...
    A year of turmoil at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of staff members re-assigned, key positions go unfilled, rules governing industry shelved and a mass resignation from a National Park system...
    A year of turmoil at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of staff members re-assigned, key positions go unfilled, rules governing industry shelved and a mass resignation from a National Park system advisory board.
  • Civil disobedience: Teen shooting survivors shake up Capitol

    Civil disobedience: Teen shooting survivors shake up Capitol

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:40 PM EST2018-02-22 18:40:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Aria Siccone, 14, a 9th grade student survivor from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where more than a dozen students and faculty were killed in a mass shooting on Wednesday, cries as she recounts her story from that day...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Aria Siccone, 14, a 9th grade student survivor from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where more than a dozen students and faculty were killed in a mass shooting on Wednesday, cries as she recounts her story from that day...
    Some of the high school students who traveled to Florida's state capital for protests after last week's mass shooting committed what may have been their young movement's first act of civil disobedience.
    Some of the high school students who traveled to Florida's state capital for protests after last week's mass shooting committed what may have been their young movement's first act of civil disobedience.
  • Republican congresswoman: Many mass murderers are Democrats

    Republican congresswoman: Many mass murderers are Democrats

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:29 PM EST2018-02-22 18:29:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File). FILE - In this June 10, 2015 file photo, assemblywoman Claudia Tenney, R-New Hartford, speaks during a news conference at the Capitol, in Albany, N.Y. The Republican congresswoman from upstate New York says "many" people wh...(AP Photo/Mike Groll, File). FILE - In this June 10, 2015 file photo, assemblywoman Claudia Tenney, R-New Hartford, speaks during a news conference at the Capitol, in Albany, N.Y. The Republican congresswoman from upstate New York says "many" people wh...
    Republican congresswoman says 'many' people who commit mass murder are Democrats, but she offers no evidence; Democratic challenger calls her comments 'disgusting' and 'toxic'.
    Republican congresswoman says 'many' people who commit mass murder are Democrats, but she offers no evidence; Democratic challenger calls her comments 'disgusting' and 'toxic'.
  • For decades Graham offered counsel and comfort to presidents

    For decades Graham offered counsel and comfort to presidents

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:17 PM EST2018-02-22 18:17:58 GMT
    (AP Photo, File). FILE - In this Dec. 12, 1961 file photo,  Evangelist Billy Graham, left, talks with President John F. Kennedy during a call at the the White House in Washington.   Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching ...(AP Photo, File). FILE - In this Dec. 12, 1961 file photo, Evangelist Billy Graham, left, talks with President John F. Kennedy during a call at the the White House in Washington. Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching ...
    Billy Graham was a fixture of the presidency, offering counsel and comfort to the man in the White House.
    Billy Graham was a fixture of the presidency, offering counsel and comfort to the man in the White House.
  • Sen. Rubio says he would support raising age to buy rifles

    Sen. Rubio says he would support raising age to buy rifles

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:05 PM EST2018-02-22 18:05:39 GMT
    (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students are recognized before a CNN town hall broadcast, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla.(Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students are recognized before a CNN town hall broadcast, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla.
    Republican Sen. Marco Rubio put on defensive at televised town hall event by angry students, teachers and parents demanding stronger gun-control measures after school shooting rampage.
    Republican Sen. Marco Rubio put on defensive at televised town hall event by angry students, teachers and parents demanding stronger gun-control measures after school shooting rampage.
  • Speaking out: Students who survived shooting talk activism

    Speaking out: Students who survived shooting talk activism

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:19 AM EST2018-02-22 16:19:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Tyra Hemans, 19, left, and Tanzil Philip, 16, student survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 students and faculty were killed in a mass shooting on Wednesday, converse aboard their bus between Parkland ...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Tyra Hemans, 19, left, and Tanzil Philip, 16, student survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 students and faculty were killed in a mass shooting on Wednesday, converse aboard their bus between Parkland ...
    Many students who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman High School have turned into outspoken gun control advocates.
    Many students who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman High School have turned into outspoken gun control advocates.
  • Mueller files new charges in Manafort case

    Mueller files new charges in Manafort case

    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:48 AM EST2018-02-22 14:48:20 GMT
    Court records indicate at least one new charge has been filed under seal in the case against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman.
    Court records indicate at least one new charge has been filed under seal in the case against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman.
  • The Latest: Angry students, parents confront Sen. Rubio

    The Latest: Angry students, parents confront Sen. Rubio

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:48 AM EST2018-02-22 12:48:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School survivors Tanzil Philip, left, is comforted by fellow student Diego Pfeiffer as Philip speaks to Leon High School students after arriving in Tallahassee, Fla., Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018. The ...(AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser). Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School survivors Tanzil Philip, left, is comforted by fellow student Diego Pfeiffer as Philip speaks to Leon High School students after arriving in Tallahassee, Fla., Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018. The ...
    The day before 17 people were gunned down inside a Florida school, a co-worker says the suspect made plans to go with him to a shooting range.
    The day before 17 people were gunned down inside a Florida school, a co-worker says the suspect made plans to go with him to a shooting range.
  • Banned ex-FIFA head Blatter backs Morocco 2026 World Cup bid

    Banned ex-FIFA head Blatter backs Morocco 2026 World Cup bid

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:56 AM EST2018-02-22 11:56:57 GMT
    Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter has endorsed Morocco's 2026 World Cup bid while banned from soccer roles for financial misconduct.
    Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter has endorsed Morocco's 2026 World Cup bid while banned from soccer roles for financial misconduct.
  • White House says US could reach 3 percent growth rate

    White House says US could reach 3 percent growth rate

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:44 AM EST2018-02-22 11:44:48 GMT
    The White House says the U.S. could achieve annual growth rates of 3 percent through the next decade if President Donald Trump's policies on regulations and infrastructure are enacted.
    The White House says the U.S. could achieve annual growth rates of 3 percent through the next decade if President Donald Trump's policies on regulations and infrastructure are enacted.
  • Blinded investigator to Indonesia graft fighters: Stay brave

    Blinded investigator to Indonesia graft fighters: Stay brave

    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:24 AM EST2018-02-22 09:24:05 GMT
    An anti-corruption investigator blinded by an acid attack is urging graft fighters to "stay brave" as he returns to Indonesia after months of medical treatment.
    An anti-corruption investigator blinded by an acid attack is urging graft fighters to "stay brave" as he returns to Indonesia after months of medical treatment.
  • Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidency

    Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidency

    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:15 AM EST2018-02-22 07:15:49 GMT
    Donald Trump Jr. says any talk that his family is profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" as he kicked off a highly publicized visit to India to promote real estate deals that bear his family's name.
    Donald Trump Jr. says any talk that his family is profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" as he kicked off a highly publicized visit to India to promote real estate deals that bear his family's name.
  • Oversight committee wants to look at Pruitt's travel records

    Oversight committee wants to look at Pruitt's travel records

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:45 AM EST2018-02-22 06:45:10 GMT
    A congressional oversight committee wants to take a look at travel records for Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt.
    A congressional oversight committee wants to take a look at travel records for Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt.
  • School shooting victims plead with Trump for action

    School shooting victims plead with Trump for action

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:37 AM EST2018-02-22 06:37:45 GMT
    With searing anger, raw emotion and heartfelt pleas, parents, students and others impacted by school shootings came to the White House to implore President Donald Trump to take action.
    With searing anger, raw emotion and heartfelt pleas, parents, students and others impacted by school shootings came to the White House to implore President Donald Trump to take action.
  • Liberal group proposing plan for health coverage for all

    Liberal group proposing plan for health coverage for all

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:27 AM EST2018-02-22 06:27:47 GMT
    Center for American Progress proposing a new health plan that builds on Medicare as a way to guarantee coverage for all.
    Center for American Progress proposing a new health plan that builds on Medicare as a way to guarantee coverage for all.
  • Billy Graham gave more than prayer to presidents

    Billy Graham gave more than prayer to presidents

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:27 AM EST2018-02-22 06:27:34 GMT
    As pastor to presidents from both parties, the Rev. Billy Graham offered more than just prayer.
    As pastor to presidents from both parties, the Rev. Billy Graham offered more than just prayer.
  • The Latest: Billy Graham gave more than prayer to presidents

    The Latest: Billy Graham gave more than prayer to presidents

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:26 AM EST2018-02-22 06:26:48 GMT
    As pastor to presidents from both parties, the Rev. Billy Graham offered more than just prayer.
    As pastor to presidents from both parties, the Rev. Billy Graham offered more than just prayer.
  • Trump again attacks Obama over Russia

    Trump again attacks Obama over Russia

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:26 AM EST2018-02-22 06:26:44 GMT
    President Donald Trump is again attacking his predecessor, suggesting he should have done more to prevent Russian election meddling.
    President Donald Trump is again attacking his predecessor, suggesting he should have done more to prevent Russian election meddling.
  • California lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct apologizes

    California lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct apologizes

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:19 AM EST2018-02-22 06:19:45 GMT
    The California Senate is weighing whether to punish a colleague after an independent investigation confirmed he likely engaged in unwanted flirtatious or sexually suggestive behavior with six women.
    The California Senate is weighing whether to punish a colleague after an independent investigation confirmed he likely engaged in unwanted flirtatious or sexually suggestive behavior with six women.
  • Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws

    Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:19 AM EST2018-02-22 06:19:20 GMT
    Students who survived the Florida school shooting are preparing to flood the Capitol pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they can't...
    Students who survived the Florida school shooting are preparing to flood the Capitol pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they can't persuade lawmakers to change law now.
  • Rev. Billy Graham, known as 'America's Pastor,' dies at 99

    Rev. Billy Graham, known as 'America's Pastor,' dies at 99

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:14 AM EST2018-02-22 06:14:36 GMT
    The Rev. Billy Graham, counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died at age 99. Spokesman Mark DeMoss tell The Associated Press that Graham died Wednesday morning at...
    The Rev. Billy Graham, counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died at age 99. Spokesman Mark DeMoss tell The Associated Press that Graham died Wednesday morning at his home in Montreat, North Carolina.
  • 'Fix it!' Gun violence plea to Trump from students, parents

    'Fix it!' Gun violence plea to Trump from students, parents

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:56 AM EST2018-02-22 05:56:03 GMT
    Trump declares that more must be done to protect America's children, asks Justice Department to seek ban on rapid-fire bump stocks.
    Trump declares that more must be done to protect America's children, asks Justice Department to seek ban on rapid-fire bump stocks.
  • House panel seeks info on EPA chief's first-class flights

    House panel seeks info on EPA chief's first-class flights

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:55 AM EST2018-02-22 05:55:55 GMT
    A Republican-led congressional committee is demanding records related to premium-class flights taken by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt.
    A Republican-led congressional committee is demanding records related to premium-class flights taken by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt.
  • GOP leaders request hold on Pennsylvania congressional map

    GOP leaders request hold on Pennsylvania congressional map

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:05 AM EST2018-02-22 05:05:26 GMT
    Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania Legislature say they're about to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the imposition of new congressional maps, two days after they were announced by the state's highest court.
    Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania Legislature say they're about to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the imposition of new congressional maps, two days after they were announced by the state's highest court.
  • Billy Graham dies: 'America's Pastor,' adviser to presidents

    Billy Graham dies: 'America's Pastor,' adviser to presidents

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:44 PM EST2018-02-22 04:44:05 GMT
    The Rev. Billy Graham, dead at 99, was 'America's pastor' and a pioneer in use of television in mass evangelism.
    The Rev. Billy Graham, dead at 99, was 'America's pastor' and a pioneer in use of television in mass evangelism.
  • Billy Graham went from tent revivals to the White House

    Billy Graham went from tent revivals to the White House

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:28 PM EST2018-02-22 04:28:34 GMT
    Billy Graham would be the first to say that his message was not complex or unique, but he won over audiences worldwide with his friendliness, openness, humility and unyielding religious conviction.
    Billy Graham would be the first to say that his message was not complex or unique, but he won over audiences worldwide with his friendliness, openness, humility and unyielding religious conviction.
  • APNewsBreak: Iowa congressman failed to disclose new company

    APNewsBreak: Iowa congressman failed to disclose new company

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:25 PM EST2018-02-22 04:25:42 GMT
    A congressman from Iowa violated House ethics rules by failing to disclose a new company that he owns, a mysterious outfit that uses one of his federal staffers in a false testimonial for its services.
    A congressman from Iowa violated House ethics rules by failing to disclose a new company that he owns, a mysterious outfit that uses one of his federal staffers in a false testimonial for its services.
  • Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums

    Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:17 PM EST2018-02-22 04:17:03 GMT
    Trump administration backs less-comprehensive, lower cost health plans in proposed rules.
    Trump administration backs less-comprehensive, lower cost health plans in proposed rules.
  • The Latest: NRA protests minimum age hike for rifles

    The Latest: NRA protests minimum age hike for rifles

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:14 PM EST2018-02-22 02:14:08 GMT
    Maryland high school students who rallied at the U.S. Capitol in support of stronger gun control have marched to the White House.
    Maryland high school students who rallied at the U.S. Capitol in support of stronger gun control have marched to the White House.
  • A look at the scandals surrounding Israel's prime minister

    A look at the scandals surrounding Israel's prime minister

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:08 PM EST2018-02-22 02:08:51 GMT
    A look at the scandals engulfing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is fighting for his political life while denying any wrongdoing.
    A look at the scandals engulfing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is fighting for his political life while denying any wrongdoing.
  • The Latest: Governor focusing on court order for new map

    The Latest: Governor focusing on court order for new map

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:04 PM EST2018-02-22 02:04:36 GMT
    Pennsylvania's 2 highest-ranking Republican legislative leaders ask US Supreme Court to block new congressional district map viewed as likely to help Democrats.
    Pennsylvania's 2 highest-ranking Republican legislative leaders ask US Supreme Court to block new congressional district map viewed as likely to help Democrats.
  • Supreme Court sides with Chicago museum in terror case

    Supreme Court sides with Chicago museum in terror case

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:48 PM EST2018-02-22 01:48:26 GMT
    The Supreme Court is preventing survivors of a 1997 terrorist attack from seizing Persian artifacts at Chicago museums to help pay a $71.5 million default judgment against Iran.
    The Supreme Court is preventing survivors of a 1997 terrorist attack from seizing Persian artifacts at Chicago museums to help pay a $71.5 million default judgment against Iran.
  • The Latest: House seeks records of EPA chief's travel

    The Latest: House seeks records of EPA chief's travel

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:48 PM EST2018-02-22 01:48:23 GMT
    A Republican-led congressional committee is demanding records related to premium-class flights taken by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt.
    A Republican-led congressional committee is demanding records related to premium-class flights taken by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt.
  • Woman in affair that led US rep to resign now seeks office

    Woman in affair that led US rep to resign now seeks office

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:43 PM EST2018-02-22 01:43:54 GMT
    A woman whose affair with a married eight-term Pennsylvania congressman led to his resignation is now pursuing her own run for the U.S. House.
    A woman whose affair with a married eight-term Pennsylvania congressman led to his resignation is now pursuing her own run for the U.S. House.
  • Reports suggest GOP House hopeful got racy texts from aide

    Reports suggest GOP House hopeful got racy texts from aide

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:34 PM EST2018-02-22 01:34:36 GMT
    A Christian minister running to replace a congressman who resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations reportedly traded suggestive text messages with a female staffer who included a topless photo of herself in one...
    A Christian minister running to replace a congressman who resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations reportedly traded suggestive text messages with a female staffer who included a topless photo of herself in one of the exchanges.
  • NTSB: Truck hit by GOP train was on tracks after warning

    NTSB: Truck hit by GOP train was on tracks after warning

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:04 PM EST2018-02-21 23:04:36 GMT
    Witnesses to a collision between a train carrying Republican congressmen and a garbage truck in rural Virginia have told investigators that the truck entered the railroad crossing after safety gates came down to...
    Witnesses to a collision between a train carrying Republican congressmen and a garbage truck in rural Virginia have told investigators that the truck entered the railroad crossing after safety gates came down to warn drivers about the approaching train.
  • Texas governor weighs parole board's advice on inmate's fate

    Texas governor weighs parole board's advice on inmate's fate

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:01 PM EST2018-02-21 23:01:20 GMT
    The fate of a convicted Texas killer nearing execution is in Gov. Greg Abbott's hands after the state parole board made the rare recommendation that the prisoner's life be spared.
    The fate of a convicted Texas killer nearing execution is in Gov. Greg Abbott's hands after the state parole board made the rare recommendation that the prisoner's life be spared.
  • Lawyer: Melania Trump's parents are permanent US residents

    Lawyer: Melania Trump's parents are permanent US residents

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:19 PM EST2018-02-21 22:19:12 GMT
    A lawyer representing first lady Melania Trump's parents says that both are living legally in the U.S. Attorney Michael Wildes says Viktor and Amalija Knavs "are both lawfully admitted to the United States as...
    A lawyer representing first lady Melania Trump's parents says that both are living legally in the U.S. Attorney Michael Wildes says Viktor and Amalija Knavs "are both lawfully admitted to the United States as permanent residents.".
  • Colorado congressman booed as people demand action on guns

    Colorado congressman booed as people demand action on guns

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:56 PM EST2018-02-21 21:56:07 GMT
    A Denver-area congressman whose district was the site of the Aurora movie theater shooting in 2012 was booed at a town hall Tuesday night as people called for action after the Florida school shooting.
    A Denver-area congressman whose district was the site of the Aurora movie theater shooting in 2012 was booed at a town hall Tuesday night as people called for action after the Florida school shooting.
  • Geraldo Rivera talks weapons age-limits with Trump

    Geraldo Rivera talks weapons age-limits with Trump

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-02-21 21:46:45 GMT
    Television personality Geraldo Rivera says he has discussed the idea of raising the minimum age to purchase assault-type weapons with President Donald Trump, adding that Trump "took it under advisement.".
    Television personality Geraldo Rivera says he has discussed the idea of raising the minimum age to purchase assault-type weapons with President Donald Trump, adding that Trump "took it under advisement.".
  • Vandalism, violent incidents mark Italy's election campaign

    Vandalism, violent incidents mark Italy's election campaign

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:28 PM EST2018-02-21 21:28:52 GMT
    Acts of vandalism and violence are marking Italy's election campaign.
    Acts of vandalism and violence are marking Italy's election campaign.
  • Bahrain sentences prominent activist to 5 years in prison

    Bahrain sentences prominent activist to 5 years in prison

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:28 PM EST2018-02-21 21:28:47 GMT
    A court in Bahrain has sentenced a prominent activist to five years in prison over tweets alleging torture at a prison in his country and criticizing Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen.
    A court in Bahrain has sentenced a prominent activist to five years in prison over tweets alleging torture at a prison in his country and criticizing Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen.
  • Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

    Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:06 PM EST2018-02-21 21:06:26 GMT
    Indictment shows how Facebook and Twitter got seriously played by Russian agents.
    Indictment shows how Facebook and Twitter got seriously played by Russian agents.
  • Supreme Court: Dodd-Frank whistleblower protection is narrow

    Supreme Court: Dodd-Frank whistleblower protection is narrow

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:59 PM EST2018-02-21 20:59:00 GMT
    The Supreme Court says whistleblower protections passed by Congress after the 2008 financial crisis only apply to people who report problems to the government, not more broadly.
    The Supreme Court says whistleblower protections passed by Congress after the 2008 financial crisis only apply to people who report problems to the government, not more broadly.
  • Madrid art fair yanks photo exhibit amid political spat

    Madrid art fair yanks photo exhibit amid political spat

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:45 PM EST2018-02-21 20:45:27 GMT
    Madrid's International Art Fair has yanked an exhibition entitled "Political Prisoners in Contemporary Spain," prompting charges of censorship against the government-funded body which operates the event venue.
    Madrid's International Art Fair has yanked an exhibition entitled "Political Prisoners in Contemporary Spain," prompting charges of censorship against the government-funded body which operates the event venue.
  • Australian leader off to US for talks with Trump, governors

    Australian leader off to US for talks with Trump, governors

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:56 PM EST2018-02-21 18:56:07 GMT
    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads for the United States accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the U.S.
    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads for the United States accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the U.S.
  • State Department says NKorea passed up meeting with Pence

    State Department says NKorea passed up meeting with Pence

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:36 PM EST2018-02-21 18:36:42 GMT
    State Department says North Korean officials passed up an opportunity to meet face to face with Vice President Mike Pence during his visit to South Korea for the Olympic Games.
    State Department says North Korean officials passed up an opportunity to meet face to face with Vice President Mike Pence during his visit to South Korea for the Olympic Games.
  • Secret Service clears suspicious vehicle by White House

    Secret Service clears suspicious vehicle by White House

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:19 PM EST2018-02-21 18:19:05 GMT
    The Secret Service says officers are responding to a suspicious vehicle near the White House.
    The Secret Service says officers are responding to a suspicious vehicle near the White House.
  • White House: New policy won't affect Trump's son-in-law

    White House: New policy won't affect Trump's son-in-law

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:06 PM EST2018-02-21 18:06:22 GMT
    White House says Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, won't be affected by a new policy aimed at those without a permanent security clearance.
    White House says Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, won't be affected by a new policy aimed at those without a permanent security clearance.
  • Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race

    Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:57 PM EST2018-02-21 17:57:50 GMT
    The office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities.
    The office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities.
  • Latvian official misses ECB meeting as investigation deepens

    Latvian official misses ECB meeting as investigation deepens

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:14 PM EST2018-02-21 17:14:07 GMT
    The Latvian official on the European Central Bank's top policymaking council will miss a scheduled meeting Wednesday amid an investigation into reported corruption.
    The Latvian official on the European Central Bank's top policymaking council will miss a scheduled meeting Wednesday amid an investigation into reported corruption.
  • Wife of lawmaker who killed himself loses election bid

    Wife of lawmaker who killed himself loses election bid

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-02-21 16:30:18 GMT
    A special election is being held in Kentucky to replace a legislator who killed himself after allegations surfaced from a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her when she was a teenager.
    A special election is being held in Kentucky to replace a legislator who killed himself after allegations surfaced from a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her when she was a teenager.
  • Idaho lawmaker not sorry for yelling 'abortion is murder'

    Idaho lawmaker not sorry for yelling 'abortion is murder'

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:26 AM EST2018-02-21 16:26:59 GMT
    An ethics complaint has been filed against an Idaho state senator after a tweet from an account purported to be the Republican lawmaker's directed students to discuss "killing babies" with a Democratic colleague.
    An ethics complaint has been filed against an Idaho state senator after a tweet from an account purported to be the Republican lawmaker's directed students to discuss "killing babies" with a Democratic colleague.
  • After teenager's arrest, liberal Vermont ponders gun safety

    After teenager's arrest, liberal Vermont ponders gun safety

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:47 AM EST2018-02-21 15:47:09 GMT
    What Vermont officials consider a near-miss on a high school shooting is giving a boost to gun control efforts in the state Legislature.
    What Vermont officials consider a near-miss on a high school shooting is giving a boost to gun control efforts in the state Legislature.
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    10 Things to Know for Today

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:16 AM EST2018-02-21 15:16:59 GMT
    Among 10 Things to Know: Florida shooting survivors demand action on guns; Israeli media say Netanyahu confidant will testify against him; Lindsey Vonn wins bronze in final Olympic downhill.
    Among 10 Things to Know: Florida shooting survivors demand action on guns; Israeli media say Netanyahu confidant will testify against him; Lindsey Vonn wins bronze in final Olympic downhill.
  • The Latest: 13 Russians accused of plot to disrupt election

    The Latest: 13 Russians accused of plot to disrupt election

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:08 AM EST2018-02-21 15:08:26 GMT
    Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein says the goal of 13 Russians and three Russian entities charged Friday was "spreading distrust" of 2016 candidates and the political system.
    Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein says the goal of 13 Russians and three Russian entities charged Friday was "spreading distrust" of 2016 candidates and the political system.
  • Kansas lawmakers split on response to teen governor hopefuls

    Kansas lawmakers split on response to teen governor hopefuls

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:39 AM EST2018-02-21 14:39:43 GMT
    More than half a dozen prospective candidates in the crowded Kansas governor's race are teenagers, and legislators are divided over whether to try to prevent having such young hopefuls in the field in the future.
    More than half a dozen prospective candidates in the crowded Kansas governor's race are teenagers, and legislators are divided over whether to try to prevent having such young hopefuls in the field in the future.
  • Attorney admits he lied to Mueller's federal agents

    Attorney admits he lied to Mueller's federal agents

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:38 AM EST2018-02-21 14:38:15 GMT
    President Donald Trump is suggesting Democrats are hypocrites for insisting that past elections weren't rigged, only to blame Russians for meddling after he took the White House.
    President Donald Trump is suggesting Democrats are hypocrites for insisting that past elections weren't rigged, only to blame Russians for meddling after he took the White House.
  • How a law firm's work on Ukraine ties into the Russia probe

    How a law firm's work on Ukraine ties into the Russia probe

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:59 AM EST2018-02-21 13:59:14 GMT
    Questions and answers on how a law firm's work on Ukraine ties into Mueller's Russia probe.
    Questions and answers on how a law firm's work on Ukraine ties into Mueller's Russia probe.
  • Stephen King in tweet slams congressman as "NRA sweetheart"

    Stephen King in tweet slams congressman as "NRA sweetheart"

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:44 AM EST2018-02-21 13:44:48 GMT
    Author Stephen King is calling a Maine congressman an "NRA sweetheart" for receiving thousands of dollars from the gun rights advocacy group.
    Author Stephen King is calling a Maine congressman an "NRA sweetheart" for receiving thousands of dollars from the gun rights advocacy group.
  • Government bombing of Damascus suburbs kills more than 100

    Government bombing of Damascus suburbs kills more than 100

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:46 AM EST2018-02-21 09:46:40 GMT
    Syrian activists, paramedics say 98 people were killed in government shelling of rebel-held Damascus suburbs on Monday.
    Syrian activists, paramedics say 98 people were killed in government shelling of rebel-held Damascus suburbs on Monday.
  • Luxury property ad blitz heralds Trump son's visit to India

    Luxury property ad blitz heralds Trump son's visit to India

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:38 AM EST2018-02-21 07:38:06 GMT
    The eldest son of President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on Indians who have bought units in Trump-branded developments.
    The eldest son of President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on Indians who have bought units in Trump-branded developments.
  • Florida survivors, lawmakers on collision course over guns

    Florida survivors, lawmakers on collision course over guns

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:05 AM EST2018-02-21 07:05:18 GMT
    A hundred Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to head by bus to Florida's capital to urge lawmakers to act to prevent a repeat of massacre that claimed 17 lives.
    A hundred Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to head by bus to Florida's capital to urge lawmakers to act to prevent a repeat of massacre that claimed 17 lives.
  • Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

    Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:56 AM EST2018-02-21 06:56:11 GMT
    Dozens of teens spread their bodies across the pavement outside the White House on Monday to symbolize the dead in the Florida school shooting and call for stronger gun controls.
    Dozens of teens spread their bodies across the pavement outside the White House on Monday to symbolize the dead in the Florida school shooting and call for stronger gun controls.
  • US: North Korea canceled meeting with Pence at last minute

    US: North Korea canceled meeting with Pence at last minute

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:56 AM EST2018-02-21 06:56:04 GMT
    US says Pence was ready to meet with North Korea at Olympics, but North Korea canceled at last minute.
    US says Pence was ready to meet with North Korea at Olympics, but North Korea canceled at last minute.
  • Week of reckoning on White House aides' access to secrets

    Week of reckoning on White House aides' access to secrets

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:25 AM EST2018-02-21 05:25:27 GMT
    It's a week of reckoning for White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and dozens of other officials who have been working without permanent security clearances for the better part of a year.
    It's a week of reckoning for White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and dozens of other officials who have been working without permanent security clearances for the better part of a year.
  • Investigation of California senator finds 6 misconduct cases

    Investigation of California senator finds 6 misconduct cases

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:25 AM EST2018-02-21 05:25:11 GMT
    An investigation has determined a California senator likely engaged in six instances of flirtatious or sexually suggestive behavior with female staff members and lobbyists in the past decade.
    An investigation has determined a California senator likely engaged in six instances of flirtatious or sexually suggestive behavior with female staff members and lobbyists in the past decade.
  • The Latest: Stoneman Douglas students greeted in Tallahassee

    The Latest: Stoneman Douglas students greeted in Tallahassee

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:53 PM EST2018-02-21 04:53:07 GMT
    Two buses are preparing to take about 100 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to Tallahassee so that they can pressure state lawmakers to pass more restrictive gun laws.
    Two buses are preparing to take about 100 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to Tallahassee so that they can pressure state lawmakers to pass more restrictive gun laws.
  • The Latest: Justice Dept to step up review of bump stocks

    The Latest: Justice Dept to step up review of bump stocks

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:05 PM EST2018-02-21 03:05:52 GMT
    President Donald Trump is crediting "popular Tax Cuts which the Dems want to take away" with giving his Republican Party an edge in recent polling.
    President Donald Trump is crediting "popular Tax Cuts which the Dems want to take away" with giving his Republican Party an edge in recent polling.
  • Urged on by Trump, GOP to fight Pennsylvania's district map

    Urged on by Trump, GOP to fight Pennsylvania's district map

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:44 PM EST2018-02-21 02:44:35 GMT
    The map of congressional districts imposed by Pennsylvania's high court for the state's 2018 elections gives Democrats a boost in their mission to wrest control of the U.S. House.
    The map of congressional districts imposed by Pennsylvania's high court for the state's 2018 elections gives Democrats a boost in their mission to wrest control of the U.S. House.
  • Students shaken by shooting focus on stopping gun violence

    Students shaken by shooting focus on stopping gun violence

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:37 PM EST2018-02-21 02:37:49 GMT
    Survivors of a Florida high school shooting that left 17 dead are channeling their anger and sadness into action.
    Survivors of a Florida high school shooting that left 17 dead are channeling their anger and sadness into action.
  • Supreme Court rejects 2 gun rights appeals

    Supreme Court rejects 2 gun rights appeals

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:07 PM EST2018-02-21 02:07:25 GMT
    The Supreme Court is rejecting two challenges by guns rights groups to California laws regulating firearms' sales.
    The Supreme Court is rejecting two challenges by guns rights groups to California laws regulating firearms' sales.
  • Ethics Committee confirms review of Tennessee lawmaker

    Ethics Committee confirms review of Tennessee lawmaker

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:34 PM EST2018-02-21 00:34:11 GMT
    The House Ethics Committee is confirming that it's investigating Republican Rep. John Duncan of Tennessee, who is now serving his 16th term in the House and has already announced he won't seek re-election.
    The House Ethics Committee is confirming that it's investigating Republican Rep. John Duncan of Tennessee, who is now serving his 16th term in the House and has already announced he won't seek re-election.
  • The Latest: Attorney pleads guilty to lying

    The Latest: Attorney pleads guilty to lying

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:35 PM EST2018-02-20 23:35:20 GMT
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's prosecutors have filed a new charge against a London-based lawyer they say lied to federal investigators in the Russia probe.
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's prosecutors have filed a new charge against a London-based lawyer they say lied to federal investigators in the Russia probe.
  • Shulkin intends to stay in VA post with White House support

    Shulkin intends to stay in VA post with White House support

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:34 PM EST2018-02-20 22:34:17 GMT
    Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, fighting for political survival, says he has the president's trust and will stay in his job.
    Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, fighting for political survival, says he has the president's trust and will stay in his job.
  • The Latest: Group says Syria death toll tops 100 for the day

    The Latest: Group says Syria death toll tops 100 for the day

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:25 PM EST2018-02-20 22:25:37 GMT
    The Latest: UNICEF's 'blank' statement decries killings of scores, including children, in rebel-held Damascus suburb.
    The Latest: UNICEF's 'blank' statement decries killings of scores, including children, in rebel-held Damascus suburb.
  • Advocacy group sues Justice for prison policy files

    Advocacy group sues Justice for prison policy files

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:12 PM EST2018-02-20 22:12:38 GMT
    An advocacy group is suing the Justice Department for not turning over records sought under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act.
    An advocacy group is suing the Justice Department for not turning over records sought under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act.
  • Few states let courts take guns from people deemed a threat

    Few states let courts take guns from people deemed a threat

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:05 PM EST2018-02-20 22:05:24 GMT
    A growing number of states are considering laws allowing courts to temporarily remove guns from people considered to be dangerous.
    A growing number of states are considering laws allowing courts to temporarily remove guns from people considered to be dangerous.
  • Serena Williams champions issues on _ and off _ tennis court

    Serena Williams champions issues on _ and off _ tennis court

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:59 PM EST2018-02-20 21:59:36 GMT
    Serena Williams, other black women athletes stand up on the issues, but often struggle to be heard.
    Serena Williams, other black women athletes stand up on the issues, but often struggle to be heard.
  • Trump endorses Romney's Senate bid _ and Romney accepts

    Trump endorses Romney's Senate bid _ and Romney accepts

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:15 PM EST2018-02-20 21:15:25 GMT
    President Donald Trump and Mitt Romney have been at odds off and on, but they now see eye to eye on Romney's bid for a Senate seat from Utah.
    President Donald Trump and Mitt Romney have been at odds off and on, but they now see eye to eye on Romney's bid for a Senate seat from Utah.
  • Trump to attend Gridiron Dinner after skipping it last year

    Trump to attend Gridiron Dinner after skipping it last year

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:47 PM EST2018-02-20 19:47:30 GMT
    President Donald Trump plans to attend the annual Gridiron Dinner, a white-tie society affair he stayed away from last year.
    President Donald Trump plans to attend the annual Gridiron Dinner, a white-tie society affair he stayed away from last year.
  • Supreme Court won't take case of Dead Sea Scrolls defendant

    Supreme Court won't take case of Dead Sea Scrolls defendant

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:47 PM EST2018-02-20 19:47:05 GMT
    The Supreme Court won't take up the case of a blogger convicted of criminally impersonating his father's academic rivals on the subject of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
    The Supreme Court won't take up the case of a blogger convicted of criminally impersonating his father's academic rivals on the subject of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
  • Maldives parliament approves extension of state of emergency

    Maldives parliament approves extension of state of emergency

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:16 PM EST2018-02-20 18:16:36 GMT
    Maldives' parliament has approved a 30-day extension of a state of emergency declared by the president to strengthen his power ignoring a plea from regional power India.
    Maldives' parliament has approved a 30-day extension of a state of emergency declared by the president to strengthen his power ignoring a plea from regional power India.
  • Oxfam apologizes over handling of Haiti abuse scandal

    Oxfam apologizes over handling of Haiti abuse scandal

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:35 PM EST2018-02-20 17:35:53 GMT
    British lawmakers are set to question officials of two anti-poverty charities Tuesday amid concern sex predators are targeting aid organizations because of the chaotic environments in which they work.
    British lawmakers are set to question officials of two anti-poverty charities Tuesday amid concern sex predators are targeting aid organizations because of the chaotic environments in which they work.
  • President Trump to host Swedish prime minister March 6

    President Trump to host Swedish prime minister March 6

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:26 AM EST2018-02-20 16:26:46 GMT
    President Donald Trump will host Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven at the White House next month.
    President Donald Trump will host Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven at the White House next month.
  • Jesse Jackson: LeBron's 'slam dunk for justice is needed'

    Jesse Jackson: LeBron's 'slam dunk for justice is needed'

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:44 AM EST2018-02-20 15:44:52 GMT
    Rev. Jesse Jackson says he's deeply insulted by Fox News host's 'attack' on Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James, says James' 'slam dunk for justice is needed'.
    Rev. Jesse Jackson says he's deeply insulted by Fox News host's 'attack' on Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James, says James' 'slam dunk for justice is needed'.
  • Trump revives push for limits on immigrants bringing family

    Trump revives push for limits on immigrants bringing family

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:17 AM EST2018-02-20 14:17:00 GMT
    The family reunification system that has been central to U.S. immigration law for half a century is suddenly facing talk of a complete overhaul thanks to President Donald Trump.
    The family reunification system that has been central to U.S. immigration law for half a century is suddenly facing talk of a complete overhaul thanks to President Donald Trump.
  • Seeking Swiss safety, Catalan activist snubs Spanish probe

    Seeking Swiss safety, Catalan activist snubs Spanish probe

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:44 AM EST2018-02-20 12:44:31 GMT
    A leading Catalan politician is vowing to carry on advocating for Catalan independence from her current base in Switzerland where she is evading a Spanish judicial probe for her role in last year's illegal...
    A leading Catalan politician is vowing to carry on advocating for Catalan independence from her current base in Switzerland where she is evading a Spanish judicial probe for her role in last year's illegal secession attempt.
  • 'A nightmare': Banker tells tale of Latvian corruption

    'A nightmare': Banker tells tale of Latvian corruption

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:23 AM EST2018-02-20 11:23:26 GMT
    Financial corruption and Russian money laundering has come right to the front door of the powerful European Central Bank, which oversees monetary policy for 19 countries _ all from the tiny country of Latvia.
    Financial corruption and Russian money laundering has come right to the front door of the powerful European Central Bank, which oversees monetary policy for 19 countries _ all from the tiny country of Latvia.
  • Scandals highlight Israeli leader's media obsession

    Scandals highlight Israeli leader's media obsession

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 3:03 AM EST2018-02-20 08:03:56 GMT
    If the myriad of corruption charges currently circling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ultimately drive him from office, his downfall will likely be the result of his obsession with controlling media that...
    If the myriad of corruption charges currently circling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ultimately drive him from office, his downfall will likely be the result of his obsession with controlling media that refused to coddle him.
  • Former AP photographer Max Desfor dies at 104

    Former AP photographer Max Desfor dies at 104

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:54 AM EST2018-02-20 07:54:14 GMT
    Max Desfor, former AP photographer who won Pulitzer for Korean War photos, dies at 104.
    Max Desfor, former AP photographer who won Pulitzer for Korean War photos, dies at 104.
  • Idaho senator shouts at students lobbying for birth control

    Idaho senator shouts at students lobbying for birth control

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:23 AM EST2018-02-20 07:23:29 GMT
    A northern Idaho lawmaker told students affiliated with Planned Parenthood that he would call law enforcement officials if they attempted to visit his office at the Capitol.
    A northern Idaho lawmaker told students affiliated with Planned Parenthood that he would call law enforcement officials if they attempted to visit his office at the Capitol.
  • Ex-workers at Russian 'troll factory' trust US indictment

    Ex-workers at Russian 'troll factory' trust US indictment

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:13 AM EST2018-02-20 07:13:28 GMT
    The Kremlin has dismissed a U.S. indictment that charged 13 Russians with interfering in the 2016 presidential election as lacking evidence.
    The Kremlin has dismissed a U.S. indictment that charged 13 Russians with interfering in the 2016 presidential election as lacking evidence.
  • Trump offers support for limited effort on background checks

    Trump offers support for limited effort on background checks

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:05 AM EST2018-02-20 07:05:10 GMT
    President Donald Trump spent the weekend fuming over the Russia investigation, staying largely silent about the nearby Florida school shooting victims and the escalating gun control debate.
    President Donald Trump spent the weekend fuming over the Russia investigation, staying largely silent about the nearby Florida school shooting victims and the escalating gun control debate.
  • Trump endorses Romney for Senate bid in Utah

    Trump endorses Romney for Senate bid in Utah

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:04 AM EST2018-02-20 07:04:46 GMT
    President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship.
    President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship.
  • Gorsuch deciding vote in key labor union funding case

    Gorsuch deciding vote in key labor union funding case

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:36 AM EST2018-02-20 06:36:13 GMT
    Justice Neil Gorsuch holds the deciding vote in a coming Supreme Court case that could affect the financial viability of unions that are major supporters of Democratic candidates and causes.
    Justice Neil Gorsuch holds the deciding vote in a coming Supreme Court case that could affect the financial viability of unions that are major supporters of Democratic candidates and causes.
  • South Africa steps up action against Zuma-linked family

    South Africa steps up action against Zuma-linked family

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:35 AM EST2018-02-20 06:35:23 GMT
    South African authorities escalate anti-corruption drive against a business family linked to former president Jacob Zuma, saying they could seek Interpol's help to track suspects.
    South African authorities escalate anti-corruption drive against a business family linked to former president Jacob Zuma, saying they could seek Interpol's help to track suspects.
  • Republican gains in secretary of state posts jolt Democrats

    Republican gains in secretary of state posts jolt Democrats

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:23 AM EST2018-02-20 06:23:58 GMT
    Democrats seek to stop losses in secretary of state races, raise money for candidates.
    Democrats seek to stop losses in secretary of state races, raise money for candidates.
  • What to wear at polls? High court will have a say on that

    What to wear at polls? High court will have a say on that

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:25 AM EST2018-02-20 05:25:58 GMT
    A Minnesota law that bars voters from wearing political hats, T-shirts, buttons and other apparel to the polls is about to get a look from the Supreme Court.
    A Minnesota law that bars voters from wearing political hats, T-shirts, buttons and other apparel to the polls is about to get a look from the Supreme Court.
  • Pennsylvania's new congressional map could boost Democrats

    Pennsylvania's new congressional map could boost Democrats

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:17 AM EST2018-02-20 05:17:28 GMT
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is on the cusp of imposing a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections, all but ensuring that Democratic prospects will improve for several seats.
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is on the cusp of imposing a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections, all but ensuring that Democratic prospects will improve for several seats.
  • School shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to act

    School shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to act

    Monday, February 19 2018 11:24 PM EST2018-02-20 04:24:37 GMT
    Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people.
    Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people.
  • The Latest: Suspect legally purchased at least 7 long guns

    The Latest: Suspect legally purchased at least 7 long guns

    Monday, February 19 2018 11:12 PM EST2018-02-20 04:12:45 GMT
    The couple who took in the Florida school shooting suspect after his mother died says he told them he was sorry after the shooting.
    The couple who took in the Florida school shooting suspect after his mother died says he told them he was sorry after the shooting.
  • 10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    Monday, February 19 2018 8:03 PM EST2018-02-20 01:03:50 GMT
    Among 10 Things to Know: Florida legislators under pressure on gun laws, Russia's 'troll factory' and Pennsylvania's new congressional map.
    Among 10 Things to Know: Florida legislators under pressure on gun laws, Russia's 'troll factory' and Pennsylvania's new congressional map.
  • Candidates in Pennsylvania House race oppose weapons ban

    Candidates in Pennsylvania House race oppose weapons ban

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:25 PM EST2018-02-20 00:25:21 GMT
    In the year's first congressional race, Republican and Democratic candidates in suburban Pittsburgh oppose banning weapons like the semi-automatic rifle used in Florida last week to kill 17 students and teachers.
    In the year's first congressional race, Republican and Democratic candidates in suburban Pittsburgh oppose banning weapons like the semi-automatic rifle used in Florida last week to kill 17 students and teachers.
  • The Latest: Trump again attacks Obama on Twitter

    The Latest: Trump again attacks Obama on Twitter

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:03 PM EST2018-02-20 00:03:20 GMT
    White House says President Trump supports efforts to improve federal gun background check system.
    White House says President Trump supports efforts to improve federal gun background check system.