Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Published Aug. 20 2019

Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the country and...

Romney says climate change happening, humans contribute

Published Aug. 20 2019

U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney said Monday that he believes climate change is happening and human activity is a significant...

With eyes on election, White House insists economy is strong

Published Aug. 19 2019

The "fundamentals" of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted Monday, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a...

Warren apologizes for heritage claim, woos Native Americans

Published Aug. 19 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren offered a public apology Monday to Native Americans over her past claim to tribal heritage,...

Planned Parenthood leaves federal family planning program

Published Aug. 19 2019

Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump...

Survey: 74% of economists see US recession by end of 2021

Published Aug. 19 2019

Nearly three of every four U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump's...

US extends limited reprieve on tech sales to China's Huawei

Published Aug. 19 2019

The Trump administration has extended a limited reprieve on U.S. technology sales to Huawei, even as questions remain over how...

Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib declines to visit West Bank, citing Israeli conditions

Published Aug. 17 2019

Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not visit her grandmother in the occupied West Bank, despite being granted...

Signs of recession worry Trump ahead of 2020

Published Aug. 17 2019

President Donald Trump is warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, arguing that even voters who personally dislike...

Court: US can reject asylum along parts of Mexico border

Published Aug. 16 2019

A federal appeals court on Friday cleared the way for the U.S. government to forbid Central American immigrants from seeking...

AP sources: Trump has talked about buying Greenland for US

Published Aug. 16 2019

Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying...

Trump ties US success to 2nd term: 'You have to vote for me'

Published Aug. 16 2019

President Donald Trump on Thursday sought to reassure his supporters about the state of the U.S. economy despite the stock...


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Trump suggests trade deal can wait for Hong Kong resolution

Published Aug. 15 2019

President Donald Trump suggested Wednesday that trade talks with China can wait until tensions in Hong Kong have eased, tweeting:...

Biographer: Statue of Liberty poem embraces migrants from 'all places'

Published Aug. 14 2019

Long before a Trump administration official suggested the poem inscribed on the Statue of Liberty welcomed only people from Europe,...

US Rep. Steve King suggests rapes, incest helped populate the world

Published Aug. 14 2019

U.S. Rep. Steve King on Wednesday defended his call for a ban on all abortions by questioning whether there would...

Unified Democrats press Trump, GOP on curbing guns

Published Aug. 14 2019

Democrats pressed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday to approve House-passed legislation expanding background checks and to take other...

Trump official: Statue of Liberty poem refers to Europeans

Published Aug. 13 2019

A top Trump administration official said Tuesday that the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants into the...

Trump amplifies conspiracy theories from perch of presidency

Published Aug. 13 2019

With a pair of weekend retweets, President Donald Trump amplified an unfounded conspiracy theory.

Coalition of 22 Democratic-led states sue Trump administration over new coal rules

Published Aug. 13 2019

A coalition of 22 Democratic-led states sued the Trump administration Tuesday over its decision to ease restrictions on coal-fired power...

Facing pressure, Trump delays tariffs on some Chinese goods

Published Aug. 13 2019

Responding to pressure from businesses and growing fears that a trade war is threatening the U.S. economy, the Trump administration...

Trump to promote turning natural gas into plastics in Pennsylvania

Published Aug. 13 2019

Trying to hold support in the manufacturing towns that helped him win the White House in 2016, President Donald Trump...

US government weakens application of Endangered Species Act

Published Aug. 12 2019

The Trump administration moved on Monday to weaken how it applies the 45-year-old Endangered Species Act, ordering changes that critics...

Democrats use Iowa event to attack Trump - not each other

Published Aug. 10 2019

The packed field of Democratic presidential candidates descended Friday night on a small, northern Iowa town, delighting a raucous crowd...