Hawaii becomes 1st state to sue over Trump's new travel ban

Published Mar. 9 2017

Hawaii has become the first state to file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban.

Paul Ryan pushes for unity as House panels debate GOP health bill

Published Mar. 8 2017

Republican leaders labored to rally a divided party behind their high-stakes drive to overhaul the nation's health care system Wednesday,...

As president, Trump seeks answers on his own wiretap mystery

Published Mar. 7 2017

If Donald Trump wants to know whether he was the subject of surveillance by the U.S. government, he may...


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Sessions taps Knoxville prosecutor for violent crime plan

Published Mar. 7 2017

Steve Cook's strategy for battling violent crime is simple — lock up violent criminals, ready them to return to society...

Missile tests add pressure on Trump over North Korea

Published Mar. 6 2017

North Korea's latest volley of missile tests put new pressure on a preoccupied Trump administration Monday to identify how it...

New travel ban eases some legal questions but not all

Published Mar. 6 2017

President Donald Trump's revised travel ban eases some of the legal questions surrounding the previous order, but critics said it...

House GOP releases bill replacing Obama health care overhaul

Published Mar. 6 2017

House Republicans on Monday released their long-awaited plan for unraveling former President Barack Obama's health care law, a package that...

Vice President Mike Pence jokes with 'enemy of the people' at Gridiron Dinner

Published Mar. 5 2017

President Donald Trump has declared that the media are the 'enemy of the people,' but his administration is willing to...

Trump supporters declare pride in president, slam opponents

Published Mar. 4 2017

From Colorado's state Capitol to Trump Tower in New York and the Washington Monument, groups of hundreds of people rallied...

Six weeks later, senators question delay on agriculture pick

Published Mar. 4 2017

President Donald Trump picked former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to be his agriculture secretary six weeks ago, but the administration...

Congressman Graves supports cuts to EPA under Trump administration

Published Mar. 3 2017

Describing them as bold, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves said he supports EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's plans to cut back much...

Chuck Schumer calls on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign

Published Mar. 2 2017

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer calls on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign.


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Officials: New Trump order drops Iraq from travel ban list

Published Mar. 1 2017

President Donald Trump's new immigration order will remove Iraq from the list of countries whose citizens face a temporary U.S....

AP FACT CHECK: Trump takes credit he hasn't earned

Published Feb. 28 2017

President Donald Trump boasted Tuesday night about corporate job expansion and military cost-savings that actually took root under his predecessor...

President Trump delivers his first address to Joint Session of Congress [video]

Published Feb. 28 2017

Heralding a 'new chapter of American greatness,' President Donald Trump issued a broad call for overhauling the nation's health care...

Trump says he's open to 'compromise' immigration bill

Published Feb. 28 2017

President Donald Trump, signaling a potential shift on a signature issue, indicated Tuesday that he's open to immigration legislation that...

Feds unleash $202 million to upgrade rural electric service, including $20 million in Tennessee

Published Feb. 28 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will make $202 million in loans to electric cooperatives in nine states to help bolster...

Senate confirms billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary

Published Feb. 27 2017

The Senate has confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary as President Donald Trump adds to his economic team.

Trump budget to increase defense spending by $54 billion

Published Feb. 27 2017

The White House says President Donald Trump's upcoming budget will propose a whopping $54 billion increase in defense spending and...

In Trump's first speech to Congress, will decorum hold?

Published Feb. 25 2017

A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum.

Democrats elect Tom Perez national chairman

Published Feb. 25 2017

Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as their new national chairman Saturday over a liberal Minnesota congressman, capping a...


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White House bars major news outlets from media gaggle

Published Feb. 24 2017

News organizations including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were blocked from joining a White...

Sen. Bob Corker joins fight to end sex trafficking [video]

Published Feb. 23 2017

END IT has declared today as 'Shine a Light on Slavery Day,' and it has used its social media platform...