Sessions on Hawaii remark: 'Nobody has a sense of humor'

Published Apr. 23 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions says "nobody has a sense of humor anymore."

Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

Published Apr. 23 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a...

Trump awards Purple Heart at Walter Reed military hospital

Published Apr. 22 2017

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - President Donald Trump on Saturday awarded a Purple Heart to an Army sergeant recently wounded in...


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Senators seek data on Americans caught up in surveillance

Published Apr. 22 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Democratic privacy advocate and libertarian-minded Republican are asking the nation's top intelligence official to release more...

Sanctuary cities threatened with loss of federal grant money

Published Apr. 22 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration intensified its threats to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities that refuse to comply...

'Drain the swamp' more a Trump slogan than a practice so far

Published Apr. 22 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The leader of a bipartisan good-government group, Zach Wamp, headed to the White House last week to...

Finance leaders downplay differences with Trump over trade

Published Apr. 22 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Global finance leaders are downplaying differences over free trade with President Donald Trump, saying there is wide...

Trump tells 'dreamers' to rest easy, targets criminals

Published Apr. 22 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and now in the country illegally can "rest easy,"...

Excerpts from AP interview with President Donald Trump

Published Apr. 21 2017

Excerpts from The Associated Press interview conducted Friday with President Donald Trump, with editing for clarity and brevity:

George HW Bush to stay through weekend in Houston hospital

Published Apr. 21 2017

HOUSTON (AP) - A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says the nation's 41st president will remain in a...

The Latest: California lawmaker rejects Justice Dept letter

Published Apr. 21 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the Justice Department warning nine communities to prove they are complying with an immigration...

The Latest: Trump says 'no deal' was made for charity worker

Published Apr. 21 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the release of an Egyptian-American charity worker (all times local):


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House intel panel to hear from top officials on Russia probe

Published Apr. 21 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Top law enforcement and intelligence officials are expected to testify next week on Capitol Hill about Russian...

Trump secrecy moves threaten his 'drain the swamp' pledge

Published Apr. 21 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The leader of a bipartisan good-government group, Zach Wamp, headed to the White House last week to...

Justice Dept threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fight

Published Apr. 21 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration intensified its effort to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities that refuse to comply...

Newly released Egyptian-American charity worker visits Trump

Published Apr. 21 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - An Egyptian-American charity worker freed after nearly three years of detention in Egypt is meeting with President...

Obama to hold first public event of his post-presidency

Published Apr. 21 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former President Barack Obama will speak Monday in Chicago to young community leaders and organizers at the...

The Latest: Trump

Published Apr. 21 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local)

US Defense Sec'y Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons

Published Apr. 21 2017

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - Syria still possesses chemical weapons, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in Israel on Friday,...

Trump raps Iran as violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal

Published Apr. 21 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Iran is failing to fulfill the "spirit" of its nuclear deal with world powers, President Donald Trump...

Charity worker returns to US after being detained in Egypt

Published Apr. 20 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - An Egyptian-American charity worker freed after nearly three years of detention in Egypt returned Thursday night to...

Reports: US prosecutors weighing charges against WikiLeaks

Published Apr. 20 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two media reports say U.S. prosecutors are preparing or closely considering charges against the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks,...

Trump's cybersecurity review misses deadline

Published Apr. 20 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - After a receiving a U.S. intelligence assessment on Russian's interference in last year's elections, President Donald Trump...