Trump and the new politics of honoring war dead

Published Oct. 18 2017

After her Army son died in an armored vehicle rollover in Syria in May, Sheila Murphy says, she got no...

Bipartisan Senate health deal in doubt as Trump reverses stance

Published Oct. 18 2017

A bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums is reeling after President Donald Trump reversed course...

Bannon boosts Flake challenger, snubs Trump plea to back off

Published Oct. 18 2017

Former presidential strategist Steve Bannon doubled down on his criticism of the GOP establishment at a Tuesday night fundraiser for...

U.S. Rep. DesJarlais announces re-election bid

Published Oct. 17 2017

U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais on Tuesday formally announced he is seeking re-election to a fifth term as Tennessee's 4th District...

Politics and the fallen: Trump hasn't called all families

Published Oct. 17 2017

President Donald Trump has pulled bereaved military families into a painful political fight of his own making, going so far...

Trump to call families of slain soldiers, questions Obama

Published Oct. 17 2017

President Donald Trump on Tuesday will call the families of four soldiers killed this month in Niger.

McCain condemns 'half-baked, spurious nationalism' in speech

Published Oct. 17 2017

U.S. Sen. John McCain jabbed Monday night at unnamed pushers of isolationist politics, saying at his National Constitution Center Liberty...

Donald Trump, Mitch McConnell: No matter what people say, we're friends

Published Oct. 17 2017

Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell reaffirmed their alliance of necessity Monday in a raucous Rose Garden news conference that also...

Trump says predecessors didn't honor fallen; response heated

Published Oct. 16 2017

For U.S. presidents, meeting the families of military personnel killed in war is about as wrenching as the presidency gets....

Chill in the air as McConnell sets to sit down with Trump

Published Oct. 15 2017

President Donald Trump blames the Senate's GOP leader for the health overhaul failure, tantalizes deals with Democrats and watches his...

Trump keeps U.S. in Iran nuke deal, tells Congress to fix it

Published Oct. 14 2017

President Donald Trump angrily accused Iran of violating the landmark 2015 international nuclear accord, blaming the Iranians for a litany...

The Latest: Trump lays out Iran strategy

Published Oct. 13 2017

The latest on the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal.


Officials: Trump will scorn but not bolt from Iran nuke deal

Published Oct. 13 2017

President Donald Trump will say Friday the Iran nuclear deal is no longer in U.S. national security interests.

As Trump threatens North Korea, is U.S. practicing for war?

Published Oct. 13 2017

Does the ominous rhetoric from President Donald Trump and repeated flights by U.S. strategic bombers over the Korean Peninsula mean...

Trump to halt subsidies to health insurers

Published Oct. 13 2017

In a brash move likely to roil insurance markets, President Donald Trump will "immediately" halt payments to insurers under the...

Trump speech to vilify Iran over nuke deal, non-nuke issues

Published Oct. 12 2017

President Donald Trump plans to deliver a broad and harsh critique of Iran in a speech Friday declaring that the...

Trump lashes out at Puerto Rico as House passes aid package

Published Oct. 12 2017

President Donald Trump lashed out at hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico on Thursday, insisting in tweets that the federal government can't keep...

Some Democrats who opposed Iran nuke deal now want it upheld

Published Oct. 12 2017

Several congressional Democrats who split with President Barack Obama to oppose the nuclear agreement with Iran are now urging President...

Trump hopes to boost lower-premium health insurance plans

Published Oct. 12 2017

Frustrated by failures in Congress, President Donald Trump will try to put his own stamp on health care with an...

Trump threatens NBC but experts see no real risk to licenses

Published Oct. 11 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump is threatening NBC's broadcast licenses because he's not happy with how its news...

Eminem slams Trump in profane video, calls him racist

Published Oct. 11 2017

Eminem has unleashed a profane lyrical tirade against President Donald Trump — saying he "came to stomp" and taking aim...

Trump nominates deputy chief of staff to lead Department of Homeland Security

Published Oct. 11 2017

President Donald Trump will nominate his deputy chief of staff, Kirstjen Nielsen, as his next secretary of Homeland Security, the...

Trump's jibe deepens feud with Tillerson; he was joking?

Published Oct. 11 2017

President Donald Trump challenged Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to "compare IQ tests," delivering a sharp-edged ribbing that threw a...