Supreme Court ruling allows Tennessee to begin collecting taxes on online sales

Published Jun. 21 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court narrowly ruled Thursday that Tennessee and other states may require most online retailers to collect billions...

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

Published Jun. 21 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) - Americans feel U.S. relations have a better chance at improving in the year ahead with traditionally hostile...

Trump signs executive order to keep families together at border [video]

Published Jun. 20 2018

Trump signs executive order to keep families together at border, says 'zero-tolerance' prosecution policy will continue.

Corker says Trump's tariffs are 'going to wreak havoc on our country' [video]

Published Jun. 20 2018

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker conveys his "deep concern" about President Donald Trump's implementation of steel and aluminum tariffs.

Tennessee GOP Senate hopeful Marsha Blackburn blames liberals in immigrant family separations

Published Jun. 19 2018

Tennessee's leading U.S. Senate candidates are decrying the separation of immigrant families at the border, with Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn...

Corker hopes Congress will 'rise to the occasion' on trade policy [video]

Published Jun. 19 2018

In remarks on the Senate floor Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said he hopes Congress will "rise to the...

In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China

Published Jun. 19 2018

President Donald Trump has directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports as...

Corker, Alexander speak out against separating children from parents at border

Published Jun. 18 2018

U.S. Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander of Tennessee each issued statements Monday decrying the Trump administration policy of separating...

Acting drug enforcement chief set to retire at end of month

Published Jun. 18 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) - A spokeswoman for the Drug Enforcement Administration says the agency's acting administrator will be retiring at the...

Trump digs in on immigration amid family separation crisis

Published Jun. 18 2018

Facing rising outrage from some Republicans as well as Democrats over the forced separation of migrant children and parents at...

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

Published Jun. 18 2018

President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent military...

Congressman: Youth shelter reflects flawed immigration plan

Published Jun. 16 2018

A Republican congressman from Texas who toured a tent-like shelter for hundreds of minors who entered the country illegally said...

Justice report provides ammo for both Trump, critics

Published Jun. 15 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington's latest Rorschach test.

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

Published Jun. 12 2018

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Republicans and Democrats wrestled Tuesday with new ballots that let them rank some candidates for...

Detention centers fill up; border detainees sent to prisons

Published Jun. 8 2018

More than 1,600 people arrested at the U.S.-Mexico border, including parents who have been separated from their children, are being...

Reality check on optimism swirling around Trump-Kim summit

Published Jun. 8 2018

It may be the strangest feeling in decades to descend on the Korean Peninsula — a wave of optimism, and...

Justice Department says heart of health law unconstitutional

Published Jun. 8 2018

The Trump administration said in a court filing late Thursday that it will no longer defend key parts of the...

White House visits become political litmus test for athletes

Published Jun. 8 2018

For victorious sports teams these days, the confetti and champagne are apt to be accompanied by a politically fraught question:...

Undeterred by Trump, asylum-seekers line up at the border

Published Jun. 8 2018

Undaunted by President Donald Trump's tough talk on immigration, asylum-seekers are forming unusually long lines at the Mexican border, with...

Trump says Kim summit depends on attitude, not preparation

Published Jun. 8 2018

Heading into his North Korea summit with characteristic bravado, President Donald Trump said Thursday "attitude" is more important than preparation...

Analysis: HUD plan would raise rents for poor by 20 percent

Published Jun. 8 2018

Housing Secretary Ben Carson says his latest proposal to raise rents would mean a path toward self-sufficiency for millions of...


Trump to find a chilly host in Canada visit amid trade rift

Published Jun. 8 2018

When President Ronald Reagan visited Quebec three decades ago, he was so friendly with Prime Minister Brian Mulroney they sang...

Commerce Department: U.S. reaches deal with China's ZTE

Published Jun. 8 2018

The United States and China have reached a deal that allows the Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp. to stay in...