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...

Jumbled GOP field hopes for survival in South Carolina

Published Feb. 11 2016

Hoping for survival in the South, a muddled field of Republican presidential contenders descended Wednesday on South Carolina, no closer...

White House: Scrap drilling revenue sharing with Gulf states

Published Feb. 10 2016

Louisiana's U.S. senators and environmental groups are blasting the White House for proposing to help Alaska deal with rising seas...

Viewer's Guide: What to watch on the day after New Hampshire

Published Feb. 10 2016

Time to trade in those boots and head south and west. After Sen. Bernie Sanders and businessman Donald Trump cruised...


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Trump, Sanders big winners in New Hampshire, riding voter frustration

Published Feb. 9 2016

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday'sNew Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart...

Supreme Court puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on hold

Published Feb. 9 2016

A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until...

Sanders, Kasich win first votes in tiny New Hampshire community

Published Feb. 9 2016

Bernie Sanders and John Kasich picked up the most votes as the first ballots of the first-in-the-nation primary were cast...

Government report: 8 states had significant drop in uninsured

Published Feb. 9 2016

Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a...

Candidates sprint to New Hampshire finish, but brace for long campaign

Published Feb. 8 2016

Eyeing their first wins in a capricious campaign, Republican Donald Trump lashed out at his opponents Monday while Democrat Bernie...

Presidential race in Tennessee 'fluid, competitive'

Published Feb. 8 2016

New Hampshire may be ground zero this week in the race for the White House, but three weeks from Tuesday,...

Fact check: A look at Democratic presidential candidates' claims in latest debate

Published Feb. 5 2016

Hillary Clinton cast the financial industry as an adversary in her presidential campaign — despite the money that industry has...

Trail translator: 'Suspending' a campaign means game over

Published Feb. 3 2016

To hear exiting presidential primary candidates tell it, their campaigns never die. They are just suspended.

Clinton, Cruz win Iowa, campaigns turn to New Hampshire

Published Feb. 2 2016

Hillary Clinton tried to turn a skin-of-her-teeth victory in Iowa into a bit of momentum for her battered Democratic campaign,...

Cruz has 'strongest ground game' in Tennessee, campaign director says

Published Feb. 2 2016

Fresh off GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz's Monday night victory in Iowa's caucuses, the head of U.S. Sen. Cruz's Tennessee...

Obama bans solitary confinement for juveniles in fed prisons

Published Jan. 25 2016

President Barack Obama said Monday he will ban the use of solitary confinement for juvenile and low-level offenders in federal...