In full campaign mode, Trump calls Democrats 'too extreme'

Published Oct. 20 2018

President Donald Trump, seeking to frame the choices for voters in the midterm elections, said Friday that Democrats are "too...

Alaska's independent governor drops re-election bid

Published Oct. 20 2018

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker dropped his re-election bid shortly after the sudden resignation of his lieutenant governor over what Walker...

Trump praises Montana congressman who body-slammed reporter

Published Oct. 20 2018

President Donald Trump praised a Republican congressman for body-slamming a reporter last year, calling him a "tough cookie" and saying...

Russian woman charged in first 2018 election meddling case

Published Oct. 20 2018

The U.S. accused a Russian woman Friday of conspiring in a sweeping effort to sway American public opinion through social...

Florida Panhandle medical care on life support after Michael

Published Oct. 20 2018

Already sick with strep throat and asthma, Aleeah Racette got sicker when she cleaned out a soggy, moldy home after...

Trump revives fiery immigration talk for 'caravan' election

Published Oct. 19 2018

Donald Trump fueled his 2016 campaign with fiery immigration rhetoric, visions of hordes flowing across the border to assault Americans...

Caravan migrants break Guatemala border fence, rush Mexico

Published Oct. 19 2018

Migrants traveling in a mass caravan burst through a Guatemalan border fence and streamed by the thousands toward Mexican territory...

U.S. stocks wobble at the end of another shaky week of trading

Published Oct. 19 2018

U.S. stocks gave up an early rally Friday and struggled to another mixed finish as investors continued to sell former...

Challenge for indicted Republicans: Win re-election

Published Oct. 19 2018

Winning re-election while indicted is a rare feat in U.S. history.

States and feds unite on election security after 2016 clashes

Published Oct. 19 2018

Election officials and federal cybersecurity agents are touting improved collaboration aimed at confronting and deterring efforts to tamper with elections.

Tears flow as Mexico Beach residents come home after Michael

Published Oct. 18 2018

With stunned faces and tears, residents of hard-hit Mexico Beach returned home for the first time Wednesday about a week...

Cory Booker stirs South Carolina Democrats in pre-midterm debut

Published Oct. 18 2018

Cory Booker had hundreds of Democratic activists nodding, applauding and eventually roaring - complete with a sermon-style call-and-response - as...


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New deal keeps open facility that detains immigrant families

Published Oct. 18 2018

The U.S. government has quietly reached a new agreement to keep open a 2,400-bed detention facility used to detain immigrant...

'Horseface': Does it matter that Trump ridicules women?

Published Oct. 18 2018

Suffice it to say that "Horseface" and porn actress Stormy Daniels aren't what Republicans want to talk about three weeks...

In Alabama governor's race, issues of age, health and forthrightness

Published Oct. 18 2018

Gubernatorial challenger Walt Maddox's introductory television ad aimed to convey crucial details to voters. He described rebuilding tornado-ravaged Tuscaloosa as...

You've won the Mega Millions jackpot. Now what?

Published Oct. 18 2018

Despite the terrible odds — one in 302.5 million for those keeping score at home — someone will eventually match...

Study: Tornadoes are spinning up farther east in U.S.

Published Oct. 17 2018

Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting - decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more...

U.S. criticizes E.U. for moving too slowly in trade talks

Published Oct. 17 2018

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Wednesday criticized the European Union for moving too slowly in trade talks and...

Trump asking every Cabinet secretary to cut their next-year's budgets by 5 percent

Published Oct. 17 2018

Dubbing it the "nickel plan," President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he's asking every Cabinet secretary to cut their next-year's...

Nevada's famous pimp expected to win election despite death

Published Oct. 17 2018

Nevada's most famous pimp tried to bring the state's legal brothel industry into the mainstream by mingling with celebrities, showcasing...

Police say teenager baked grandfather's ashes into cookies and shared them with classmates

Published Oct. 17 2018

A high school student mixed her cremated grandfather's ashes into homemade sugar cookies and shared them with several classmates.


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Mexico Beach residents return home 1 week after Michael

Published Oct. 17 2018

Residents of hard-hit Mexico Beach began returning home for the first time Wednesday since Hurricane Michael.

Alabama governor disputes assertion she had mini-stroke

Published Oct. 17 2018

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey's doctor confirmed Tuesday that she was hospitalized during a 2015 trip to Colorado but Ivey disputed...