Trump expands fast-track deportation authority across US

Published Jul. 23 2019

The Trump administration announced Monday that it will vastly extend the authority of immigration officers to deport migrants without allowing...

Federal lawsuit: $25 million fraud at Tennessee senator's clinic

Published Jul. 23 2019

A Tennessee senator and other officials at a now-shuttered pain clinic company are facing a federal lawsuit that claims they...

NYC mayor calls for probe as many wait for power to return

Published Jul. 22 2019

Mayor Bill de Blasio called for an investigation Monday of power outages that came at the end of this weekend's...

Kim Jong Un inspects new submarine, wants North Korean military bolstered

Published Jul. 22 2019

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has inspected a newly built submarine and ordered officials to further bolster the country's...

Stevens praised as 'brilliant man' at Supreme Court ceremony

Published Jul. 22 2019

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens was remembered as a "brilliant man" with a "deep devotion to the rule...

Much of Venezuela in the dark again after massive blackout

Published Jul. 22 2019

The lights went out across much of Venezuela, reviving fears of the blackouts that plunged the country into chaos a...

Trump seeks Pakistan's help to end long Afghanistan war

Published Jul. 22 2019

President Donald Trump claimed Monday he could end the nearly two-decade-old war in Afghanistan in a matter of days but...

Iran says it arrested 17 Iranians allegedly recruited by CIA

Published Jul. 22 2019

ran on Monday announced the arrest of 17 Iranians it accused of spying on the country's nuclear and military sites...

Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans demand governor resign

Published Jul. 22 2019

Waving flags, chanting and banging pots and pans, tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans filled a central expressway Monday to...

Trump concedes he may watch 'a little' of Mueller testimony

Published Jul. 22 2019

President Donald Trump insisted Monday that he wouldn't be watching former special counsel Robert Mueller's upcoming congressional testimony, then conceded...

Deepfake videos pose a threat, but 'dumbfakes' may be worse

Published Jul. 20 2019

Sophisticated phony videos called deepfakes have attracted plenty of attention as a possible threat to election integrity. But a bigger...

Trump's harsh words on 'squad' reinforce dark posts online

Published Jul. 20 2019

Long before President Donald Trump turned up the heat on four Democratic congresswomen of color, saying they should "go back"...


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US to send asylum seekers back to dangerous part of Mexico

Published Jul. 20 2019

The U.S. government on Friday expanded its policy requiring asylum seekers to wait outside the country to one of Mexico's...

Democrats questioning Robert Mueller to focus on obstruction

Published Jul. 20 2019

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee who will question former special counsel Robert Mueller next week plan to focus on...

In reversal, Trump disavows criticism of chanting crowd

Published Jul. 20 2019

President Donald Trump on Friday reversed his previous criticisms of a North Carolina campaign crowd that chanted "send her back"...

Iran's seizure of UK tanker in Gulf seen as escalation

Published Jul. 19 2019

Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker Friday and briefly detained a second vessel in the Strait of Hormuz, intensifying tensions...

Appeals court upholds Trump move to drop mine pollution rule

Published Jul. 19 2019

A U.S. appeals court panel sided with the Trump administration Friday in a mining pollution dispute, ruling that state and...

Why no hush-money charges against Trump? Feds are silent

Published Jul. 19 2019

When special counsel Robert Mueller closed the books on the Russia investigation, he produced a report of more than 400...

Tennessee senator faces unethical medical conduct charges

Published Jul. 19 2019

Health officials are accusing a Tennessee Republican lawmaker of engaging in unethical conduct as a physician and are urging the...

Forget 'manmade': Berkeley bans gender-specific words

Published Jul. 19 2019

There will be no manholes in Berkeley, California. City workers will drop into "maintenance holes" instead.

2020 debates: Biden-Harris rematch and progressive faceoff

Published Jul. 19 2019

The second set of summer Democratic presidential debates will feature a rematch with a twist, plus the first showdown of...

Trump: Administration to review Pentagon computer contract

Published Jul. 19 2019

President Donald Trump said Thursday that the administration will "take a very long look" at a massive multibillion- dollar contract...

Trump disavows 'send her back' cry, Omar stands defiant

Published Jul. 19 2019

President Donald Trump on Thursday chided his supporters who chanted "send her back" when he questioned the loyalty of a...