McCain's surgery delays Senate vote on health care bill for a week

Published Jul. 17 2017

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Saturday he will delay consideration of health care legislation in the Senate, after Sen. John...

Sometimes a defender, occasionally a scold: Sen. Corker has Trump's ear

Published Jul. 17 2017

Sen. Bob Corker was clearly frustrated when he told a television interviewer in early May that the Trump administration needed...

Democrats strive to tell voters what their party stands for

Published Jul. 17 2017

House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley hesitated when asked about his party's core message to voters.

Vice President Mike Pence to headline Tennessee GOP fundraiser

Published Jul. 16 2017

The Tennessee Republican Party says Vice President Mike Pence will be the keynote speaking for its annual fundraiser next month.

McConnell reveals new health bill; will his GOP support it?

Published Jul. 13 2017

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell released his new but still-reeling health care bill Thursday, bidding for conservative support by letting...

Trump nominates Tennessee Senate Majority Leader Norris for federal judgeship

Published Jul. 13 2017

In a move that shakes up Tennessee's 2018 GOP primary race for governor, President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated state...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on the 'blazing' economy, Russia, NATO

Published Jul. 12 2017

At home and abroad over the past week, President Donald Trump described an America where everyone's getting rich off the...

The Latest: Trump lawyer says Trump Jr. did not violate law

Published Jul. 12 2017

The latest on the controversy surrounding a meeting last summer between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer promising...

Judge: Man accused of threatening U.S. Rep. John Lewis' staff is competent to stand trial

Published Jul. 12 2017

A man accused of threatening the staff of U.S. Rep. John Lewis has been deemed competent to stand trial.

Trump Jr. releases emails showing Russian aid for campaign

Published Jul. 11 2017

President Donald Trump's eldest son released an email chain Tuesday that shows him discussing plans to hear damaging information on...

State election officials worry about 2018 election security

Published Jul. 8 2017

State election officials voiced doubt Saturday that adequate security measures can be adopted before 2018 elections to safeguard against the...

World powers move forward at G-20 on climate change without U.S.

Published Jul. 8 2017

World powers lined up against U.S. President Donald Trump on climate change, reaffirming their support for international efforts to fight...

G-20 clashes leave dozens of officers and activists injured

Published Jul. 7 2017

Anti-globalization activists clashed violently with police across the German port city of Hamburg all day Friday, setting cars ablaze, throwing...

Germany hosts 'difficult' G-20 talks on trade, climate

Published Jul. 7 2017

Talks on global trade at the Group of 20 summit proved very difficult and differences on climate change also were...

Trump confronts Putin on election hacking in first meeting

Published Jul. 7 2017

At long last face to face, President Donald Trump confronted Russian President Vladimir Putin directly Friday over Moscow's meddling in...

The latest: Tillerson says no long-term role for Assad

Published Jul. 7 2017

After months of anticipation and intrigue, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are sitting down for their first...

Grins and handshakes as Trump encounters Putin for 1st time

Published Jul. 7 2017

With broad grins and a warm handshake, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin warmed up for their historic...

Illinois ends historic stalemate, has first budget in more than two years

Published Jul. 6 2017

The Illinois House voted Thursday to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's vetoes of a budget package, giving the state its first...

Head of health and human services says opioid crisis 'is scourge that knows no bounds' [video]

Published Jul. 6 2017

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price toured the CADAS facility in Chattanooga, promising more money and attention to...

Police: Man writes anti-Trump graffiti to blame 'liberals'

Published Jul. 6 2017

Police say a Connecticut man wrote threatening anti-Trump graffiti on an elementary school.

Health and Human Services secretary visits Chattanooga Thursday on opioid crisis listening tour

Published Jul. 5 2017

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price will be in Chattanooga on Thursday, learning more about the opioid crisis gripping...

Gov. Christie: I'll sign budget deal, end government shutdown

Published Jul. 4 2017

The budget impasse that shuttered government and state parks and beaches for three days headed toward a resolution on the...

Forecaster says budget cuts could hurt hurricane predictions

Published Jul. 4 2017

Recent progress in forecasting the intensity of hurricanes -- which has lagged behind storm track forecasting -- could be undermined...