Ben Carson endorses Donald Trump

Published Mar. 11 2016

Former presidential candidate Ben Carson has endorsed Donald Trump.

Who's an outsider? GOP establishment fears loss of standing

Published Mar. 8 2016

Republican leaders in Washington have spent years casting tea party allies and hardliners in Congress as merely a restive minority,...

Tennessee's Todd Gardenhire reflects on Nancy Reagan, a 'lady at all times'

Published Mar. 7 2016

Gardenenhire first met Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan during Reagan's unsuccessful GOP primary campaign in 1976.


South Dakota House fails to override transgender bill veto

Published Mar. 3 2016

The South Dakota House failed on Thursday to override Gov. Dennis Daugaard's veto of a bill that would have required...

Mitt Romney: Trump's promises 'as worthless as a degree from Trump University'

Published Mar. 3 2016

Mitt Romney slammed Donald Trump in a much-anticipated speech on the state of the 2016 presidential election.

Ben Carson effectively ends presidential campaign

Published Mar. 2 2016

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson said he is effectively ending his bid for the White House Wednesday, concluding a roller-coaster campaign...

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam reveals his pick for president

Published Feb. 25 2016

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced who he is endorsing in the Republican presidential race.

Colorado woman convicted of cutting unborn baby from stranger's womb

Published Feb. 23 2016

A Colorado woman who went to great lengths to convince others she was pregnant before cutting a stranger's unborn baby...

Thousands pay respects to late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Published Feb. 19 2016

Bidding farewell to their longtime colleague, the eight remaining Supreme Court justices joined family members, former law clerks and members...

AP Explains: Apple v. FBI, is my iPhone safe?

Published Feb. 19 2016

On Wednesday, a federal judge ordered Apple Inc. to help the FBI hack into an encrypted iPhone used by...

Vatican: Pope was not singling out Trump with his remarks

Published Feb. 19 2016

A spokesman for Pope Francis insisted Friday the pontiff was "in no way" launching an attack on Donald Trump, a...

Fight over Cruz's ballot eligibility moves to courtrooms

Published Feb. 19 2016

The debate over whether Canadian-born Ted Cruz is eligible to be president is moving from the campaign trail to the...


Federal judge tells Apple to create security bypass for iPhone, company refuses

Published Feb. 18 2016

Faced with a federal judge's order to help investigators break into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino,...

President Barack Obama expected to visit Cuba next month

Published Feb. 17 2016

President Barack Obama is expected to visit Cuba next month as the two countries continue their efforts to normalize relations...

Apple to resist court order to hack its users in San Bernadino case

Published Feb. 17 2016

Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook says his company will fight a federal magistrate's order to hack its users in connection...

Obama: No excuse for GOP not to vote on a court nominee

Published Feb. 17 2016

President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that Republicans have no constitutional grounds to refuse to vote on a Supreme Court nominee,...

USDA rules would increase food stamp access to healthy foods

Published Feb. 17 2016

The Agriculture Department unveiled new rules on Tuesday that would force retailers who accept food stamps to stock a wider...

Obama faces political puzzle in naming Scalia successor

Published Feb. 16 2016

For most presidents, choosing a Supreme Court nominee is a puzzle. For President Barack Obama, the chance to pick a...

Obama administration approves first U.S. factory in Cuba since revolution

Published Feb. 16 2016

The Obama administration has approved the first U.S. factory in Cuba in more than half a century, allowing a two-man...

Alexander calls Scalia's death 'great loss'

Published Feb. 13 2016

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., released a statement Saturday night on the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia:

Obama intends to nominate a Supreme Court replacement for Scalia

Published Feb. 13 2016

Obama says he will 'fulfill my Constitutional responsibility' to nominate Scalia successor to Supreme Court.


Democratic debate: Clinton, Sanders clash over minorities, money and Obama

Published Feb. 11 2016

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battled for the crucial backing of black and Hispanic voters in Thursday night's Democratic debate...

Punch, counterpunch: GOP hopefuls bare knuckles in South Carolina

Published Feb. 11 2016

Jeb Bush says he was better at real estate than Donald Trump, and the former Florida governor is even embracing...