EPA head expenses nearly $200,000 in travel over 6 months

Published Feb. 16 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Travel vouchers show the head of the Environmental Protection Agency and staffers billed taxpayers nearly $200,000...

Romney's Utah bid for Senate could revive rift with Trump

Published Feb. 16 2018

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Mitt Romney and President Donald Trump have harshly criticized each other but also have been...

Lots of talk, little action in Congress after shootings

Published Feb. 16 2018

For a brief moment after the Las Vegas massacre last fall, Republicans and Democrats in Congress talked about taking a...

Tense times in U.S.-Turkey relations as officials huddle

Published Feb. 16 2018

The specter of a U.S.-Turkish clash in Syria loomed over Thursday's meeting between the top American diplomat and Turkey's leader...

Senate rejects immigration bills; young immigrants in limbo

Published Feb. 16 2018

The Senate has left hundreds of thousands of "Dreamer" immigrants in limbo, rejecting rival plans that would have spared them...

Food box idea draws ire from Democrats, advocates

Published Feb. 16 2018

The Trump administration is pushing what it calls a "bold new approach to nutrition assistance": replacing the traditional cash-on-a-card that...

Trump cites mental health in speech on Florida shooting, remains silent on guns

Published Feb. 15 2018

Declaring the nation united and grieving with "one heavy heart," President Donald Trump promised Thursday to tackle school safety and...

Government says American detainee worked for IS in Syria

Published Feb. 15 2018

An American detained by U.S. forces was carrying thumb drives containing files on how to make bombs plus administrative spreadsheets...

Romney postpones announcement on Senate race after shooting

Published Feb. 15 2018

Mitt Romney is preparing to announce a bid for Utah's Senate seat held by retiring Orrin Hatch, a position some...

Porn star says she feels free to discuss Trump encounter

Published Feb. 15 2018

Stormy Daniels, the porn star whom Donald Trump's attorney acknowledges paying $130,000 just before Election Day, believes she is now...

Group of senators reaches immigration deal on Dreamers, wall

Published Feb. 14 2018

A group of senators reached a bipartisan agreement Wednesday aimed at balancing Democrats' fight to offer citizenship to young "Dreamer"...

First lady brings Valentine's Day cheer to kids in hospital

Published Feb. 14 2018

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - Melania Trump has brought some Valentine's Day cheer to children receiving medical treatment at a private...


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U.S. intelligence officials see signs of Russian meddling in midterms

Published Feb. 14 2018

Three of the nation's top intelligence officials confirmed Tuesday that they have seen evidence of Russian meddling in the upcoming...

Israel police recommend corruption charges against Netanyahu

Published Feb. 14 2018

Israeli police have recommended that Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges in two corruption cases,...

Is inflation rising as investors fear? 5 ways to keep track

Published Feb. 13 2018

After nearly a decade of being all but invisible, inflation — or the fear of it — is back.

FBI contradicts White House on probe of former aide Porter

Published Feb. 13 2018

Contradicting the White House, the FBI said Tuesday it gave the Trump administration information on multiple occasions last year about...

Trump marks Black History Month at White House reception

Published Feb. 13 2018

President Donald Trump marked African American History Month by pledging Tuesday to make real the vision of "every American patriot"...

U.S. intelligence boss: Security clearances are 'broken'

Published Feb. 13 2018

The U.S. government's system of security clearances for top officials is "broken" and must be completely overhauled, the Trump administration's...

U.S. tells anti-ISIS coalition to 'keep eyes on prize'

Published Feb. 13 2018

The Trump administration, increasingly concerned that the 74-strong coalition it cobbled together to destroy the Islamic State group is losing...

Obama jokes he failed to get artist to give him smaller ears

Published Feb. 13 2018

When Barack Obama speaks, people listen. At least they did when he was in the White House. But that kind...

Trump has a tweet for everything, but none yet for Team USA at Olympics

Published Feb. 13 2018

President Donald Trump has a tweet for just about everything, but he's got nothing so far for Team USA a...

Senate leaders predict a tough time getting immigration deal

Published Feb. 13 2018

The Senate's two top leaders put on a show of comradery as their chamber launched its immigration debate, but also...

Vanessa Trump taken to hospital after white powder scare

Published Feb. 12 2018

Donald Trump Jr.'s wife was taken to a New York City hospital on Monday as a precaution after she opened...