Trump signs order imposing sanctions on Iran supreme leader

Published Jun. 24 2019

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday targeting Iran's supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the...

A perilous time to have temps running the Pentagon

Published Jun. 22 2019

It's a perilous time to have temps running the Pentagon.

Democrats' presidential field takes spotlight in South Carolina

Published Jun. 22 2019

Almost the entire sprawling Democratic presidential field of more than 20 candidates took the same stage in the South's first...


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After calling off strikes on Iran, Trump suggests patience

Published Jun. 22 2019

President Donald Trump said Friday he abruptly called off the swiftly planned military strikes on Iran because the likely deaths...

2016 redux? Trump attacks on Biden recall Clinton fight

Published Jun. 22 2019

Gearing up to take on Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, President Donald Trump sees echoes of his 2016 foe, Hillary Clinton.

Trump calls off Iranian strikes, citing likely deaths

Published Jun. 21 2019

President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. was "cocked and loaded" to retaliate against Iran for downing an unmanned American...

Booker campaign gets 2020 jolt with pushback against Biden

Published Jun. 20 2019

Cory Booker's supporters have spent months waiting for a moment when the charismatic senator could break through a crowded field...

House Democrats, White House spar in Hope Hicks interview

Published Jun. 20 2019

Former top White House adviser Hope Hicks was blocked by President Donald Trump's lawyers from answering questions more than 150...

Biden not apologizing for remarks on segregationist senators

Published Jun. 20 2019

Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the...

EPA defies climate warnings, gives coal plants a reprieve

Published Jun. 20 2019

Despite scientists' increasingly urgent warnings, the Trump administration ordered a sweeping about-face Wednesday on Obama-era efforts to fight climate change,...

Poll: Majority of Americans worry about foreign meddling in the 2020 presidential election

Published Jun. 19 2019

A majority of Americans are concerned that a foreign government might interfere in some way in the 2020 presidential election,...

Fed leaves its key rate unchanged but hints of future cuts

Published Jun. 19 2019

The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday but signaled that it's prepared to start cutting rates if...


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Mexico's senate approves trade deal with US, Canada

Published Jun. 19 2019

Mexico's Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to ratify a new free trade agreement with the United States and Canada, making it...

EU fights to keep nuclear deal alive amid US, Iran pressure

Published Jun. 19 2019

A year after the United States pulled out of the Iran nuclear agreement, the pact is at severe risk of...

Jon Stewart keeping up pressure on Mitch McConnell

Published Jun. 19 2019

Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert's late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...

Trump rehashes gripes, rips 'radical' Democrats in 2020 launch

Published Jun. 18 2019

Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, President Donald Trump...

Trump says he'll talk trade with Xi next week in Japan

Published Jun. 18 2019

President Donald Trump said he'll hold trade talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week at a summit of nations...

Government fails to release data on deaths in police custody

Published Jun. 18 2019

More than four years after Congress required the Department of Justice to assemble information about those who die in police...

Trump threatens to deport millions beginning next week

Published Jun. 18 2019

President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people living in the United States illegally ahead of formally announcing...

Trump campaign fires pollsters after mixed messaging

Published Jun. 17 2019

When President Donald Trump's internal polling suggested he was trailing Democrats in crucial states earlier this year, it did what...

Iran speeds up uranium enrichment as Mideast tensions mount

Published Jun. 17 2019

Iran will surpass the uranium-stockpile limit set by its nuclear deal in the next 10 days, an official said Monday,...


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Sanders makes case for democratic socialism after criticism

Published Jun. 13 2019

Bernie Sanders on Wednesday mounted a strong defense of democratic socialism, the economic philosophy that has guided his political career,...

Former Trump aide Hope Hicks agrees to Judiciary interview

Published Jun. 13 2019

Former White House communications director Hope Hicks has agreed to a closed-door interview with the House Judiciary Committee, the panel...