Aimed at China, Trump's tariffs are hitting closer to home

Published Apr. 24 2018

President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in working-class communities where...

Poll: Amid strikes, Americans back teacher raises

Published Apr. 24 2018

Americans overwhelmingly believe teachers don't make enough money, and half say they'd support paying higher taxes to give educators a...

Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing

Published Apr. 24 2018

Senators were discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over...

Trump likes coal, but that doesn't mean he's hostile to wind

Published Apr. 24 2018

President Donald Trump has courted coal miners and cast doubt on whether fossil fuels contribute to climate change, but that...

Pompeo nomination narrowly clears panel, goes to full Senate

Published Apr. 23 2018

Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state, avoided a rare rebuke Monday as the Senate Foreign Relations...

Rosenstein puts aside Russia probe to argue at Supreme Court

Published Apr. 23 2018

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein laid aside the stress of one part of his job Monday to put himself in...

Senators cling to a fading custom in Trump's Washington

Published Apr. 23 2018

In Trump's Washington, traditions are frail and civility a novelty. But one custom that is hanging on — tattered and...

Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized with blood infection

Published Apr. 23 2018

Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his...

Road to North Korea's denuclearization is littered with failure

Published Apr. 23 2018

Bill Clinton offered oil and reactors. George W. Bush mixed threats and aid. Barack Obama stopped trying after a rocket...

Hillary Clinton, not on ballot, is star of GOP midterm plan

Published Apr. 23 2018

Almost 18 months have passed since Hillary Clinton lost the presidency. She holds no position of power in government. And...

Travel ban case is justices' first dive into Trump policy

Published Apr. 23 2018

The Supreme Court has so far had little to say about Donald Trump's time as president, even as the nation...

South Korea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with North

Published Apr. 23 2018

South Korea halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts across the rivals' tense border on Monday days before their leaders are to sit...

Pompeo facing rare opposition from Senate panel

Published Apr. 23 2018

Pompeo facing rare opposition from Senate panel

Trump says North Korea agreed to denuclearize - it hasn't

Published Apr. 22 2018

President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un....

Democratic leader seeks to make pot legal under federal law

Published Apr. 20 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) - The top Senate Democrat says he now supports making pot legal under federal law.

Trump legal team in Russia probe gets Rudy Giuliani

Published Apr. 20 2018

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, an outspoken supporter of Donald Trump since the early days of his campaign,...

Columbine, Parkland students unite for voter registration

Published Apr. 20 2018

A planned national high school walkout for gun control on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting Friday won't include...

First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president

Published Apr. 20 2018

Miguel Diaz-Canel has been the presumptive next president of Cuba since 2013, when Raul Castro named the laconic former provincial...

Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout to protest pay

Published Apr. 20 2018

Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding, marking a key step toward a...

Fired FBI deputy chief Andrew McCabe faces criminal referral

Published Apr. 20 2018

The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral about fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe to federal prosecutors...

Reports: Wells Fargo to be fined $1 billion as early as Friday

Published Apr. 20 2018

Federal regulators plan to fine Wells Fargo as much as $1 billion as early as Friday for abuses tied to...

Trump says anti-drug briefing he heard shows need for wall

Published Apr. 20 2018

President Donald Trump said he received a "great education" during an anti-drug trafficking briefing Thursday that underscored the need for...

In Comey memos, Trump talks of jailed journalists, 'hookers'

Published Apr. 19 2018

In a series of startlingly candid conversations, President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious...