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  • Texas governor convenes new discussions on school safety

    Texas governor convenes new discussions on school safety

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:28:42 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:52:55 GMT
    (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP). Santa Fe resident, Lori Simmons cries during a moment of silence in front of Santa Fe High School Monday, May 21, 2018, in Santa Fe. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has called for a moment of silence at 10 a.m. Mon...(Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP). Santa Fe resident, Lori Simmons cries during a moment of silence in front of Santa Fe High School Monday, May 21, 2018, in Santa Fe. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has called for a moment of silence at 10 a.m. Mon...

    The killing of eight students and two teachers last week at Santa Fe High School prompted the governor to call a series of roundtable discussions on school safety, starting Tuesday in Austin.

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    The killing of eight students and two teachers last week at Santa Fe High School prompted the governor to call a series of roundtable discussions on school safety, starting Tuesday in Austin.

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  • Congress nears dismantling of post-crisis bank rules

    Congress nears dismantling of post-crisis bank rules

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:33:04 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:49:46 GMT
    Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis. (Source: CNN)Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis. (Source: CNN)

    Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House was to approve...

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    Congress is moving to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House was to approve legislation to roll back the Dodd-Frank law.

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  • Australian state government proposes protecting wild horses

    Australian state government proposes protecting wild horses

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:11 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:11:59 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:45:14 GMT
    An Australian state government has decided to legally protect rather than kill thousands of wild horses, infuriating scientists who argue the feral species is doing severe environmental damage to the country's...Full Story >
    An Australian state government has decided to legally protect rather than kill thousands of wild horses, infuriating scientists who argue the feral species is doing severe environmental damage to the country's iconic Snowy Mountains alpine region.Full Story >
  • Trump wades deeper into abortion politics as midterms loom

    Trump wades deeper into abortion politics as midterms loom

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:42:39 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:44:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration’s latest push to wring funding from Planned Parenthood and other federally ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this May 18, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration’s latest push to wring funding from Planned Parenthood and other federally ...
    Trump offers catnip to conservative voters with a new administration push to strip funding from Planned Parenthood and other family planning clinics.Full Story >
    Trump offers catnip to conservative voters with a new administration push to strip funding from Planned Parenthood and other family planning clinics.Full Story >
  • The Latest: FBI briefing on Russia probe set for Thursday

    The Latest: FBI briefing on Russia probe set for Thursday

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:52:48 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:44:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...
    President Donald Trump says it would be a "disgrace" to the country if it's shown that the FBI had 'spies in my campaign.Full Story >
    President Donald Trump says it would be a "disgrace" to the country if it's shown that the FBI had 'spies in my campaign.Full Story >
  • Trump won't say if he has confidence in Rosenstein

    Trump won't say if he has confidence in Rosenstein

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:21 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:44:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...

    The agreement came after President Donald Trump made an extraordinary demand that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign.

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    The agreement came after President Donald Trump made an extraordinary demand that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign.

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  • US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:48 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:44:27 GMT
    (HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...(HealthCare.gov via AP). This screen grab shows the main page of the healthcare.gov website in Washington, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A major government survey finds that the U.S. clung to its health insurance gains last year, a surprise after President ...

    Overall, the survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 9.1 percent of Americans were uninsured in 2017, almost the same as toward the end of the Obama administration.

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    Overall, the survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 9.1 percent of Americans were uninsured in 2017, almost the same as toward the end of the Obama administration.

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  • The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants

    The Latest: EPA bars AP, CNN from summit on contaminants

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:05:48 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:44:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...
    The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants.Full Story >
    The Environmental Protection Agency is barring The Associated Press, CNN and the environmental-focused news organization E&E from a national summit on harmful water contaminants.Full Story >
  • EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course

    EPA blocks some media from summit, then reverses course

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:12:43 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:44:14 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency has blocked The Associated Press and CNN from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants.Full Story >
    The Environmental Protection Agency has blocked The Associated Press and CNN from attending a national summit on harmful water contaminants.Full Story >
  • Pruitt: Dealing with water contaminant a 'national priority'

    Pruitt: Dealing with water contaminant a 'national priority'

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:32:46 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:44:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). In this May 16, 2018 photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt appears before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washing...
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says dealing with a widespread contamination in drinking water is a "national priority.".Full Story >
    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt says dealing with a widespread contamination in drinking water is a "national priority.".Full Story >
  • Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

    Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:52:37 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:43:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tech moguls Bill Gates and Zuckerberg are teaming up to help develop new technologies for kids ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tech moguls Bill Gates and Zuckerberg are teaming up to help develop new technologies for kids ...

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users.

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    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users.

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  • Navarro clashes with State Department over UAE airline deal

    Navarro clashes with State Department over UAE airline deal

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:32:50 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:43:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). FILE - In this March 31, 2017 file photo, National Trade Council adviser Peter Navarro appears before President Donald Trump arrives to sign executive orders regarding trade in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington....(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). FILE - In this March 31, 2017 file photo, National Trade Council adviser Peter Navarro appears before President Donald Trump arrives to sign executive orders regarding trade in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington....
    After striking a delicate deal with the UAE on rules for airline competition, the Trump administration went to war with itself about what the agreement actually said.Full Story >
    After striking a delicate deal with the UAE on rules for airline competition, the Trump administration went to war with itself about what the agreement actually said.Full Story >
  • The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:13:57 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:33:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...

    A top Trump fundraiser and a senior adviser to a UAE crown prince ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for defense contracts from Gulf countries.

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    A top Trump fundraiser and a senior adviser to a UAE crown prince ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for defense contracts from Gulf countries.

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  • Trump suggests summit with NKorea's Kim could be delayed

    Trump suggests summit with NKorea's Kim could be delayed

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:13:25 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:33:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in...
    Trump's summit with North Korea is drawing near amid growing anxiety among Trump and his allies over how he can score a victory on the world stage.Full Story >
    Trump's summit with North Korea is drawing near amid growing anxiety among Trump and his allies over how he can score a victory on the world stage.Full Story >
  • Dems want to scrap tax cut for rich to fund teachers' raises

    Dems want to scrap tax cut for rich to fund teachers' raises

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:02:35 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:25:03 GMT
    Congressional Democrats want to give a big salary bump to teachers and pay for it by canceling the tax cut for the top 1 percent of earners.Full Story >
    Congressional Democrats want to give a big salary bump to teachers and pay for it by canceling the tax cut for the top 1 percent of earners.Full Story >
  • UK government does not intend to block Comcast-Sky deal

    UK government does not intend to block Comcast-Sky deal

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:02:22 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:05:44 GMT
    Britain's government says it does not intend to refer U.S. media conglomerate Comcast's 22 billion pound ($30.7 billion) takeover offer for London-based Sky to competition authorities.Full Story >
    Britain's government says it does not intend to refer U.S. media conglomerate Comcast's 22 billion pound ($30.7 billion) takeover offer for London-based Sky to competition authorities.Full Story >
  • Consumer Reports raises concerns over Tesla Model 3 braking

    Consumer Reports raises concerns over Tesla Model 3 braking

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:02:32 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:05:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Justin Pritchard, File). FILE- In this March 31, 2016, file photo, Tesla Motors unveils the new lower-priced Model 3 sedan at the Tesla Motors design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and...(AP Photo/Justin Pritchard, File). FILE- In this March 31, 2016, file photo, Tesla Motors unveils the new lower-priced Model 3 sedan at the Tesla Motors design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and...
    Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 mass-market electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer Reports.Full Story >
    Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 mass-market electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer Reports.Full Story >
  • Trump appeals again to delay 'Apprentice' contestant's suit

    Trump appeals again to delay 'Apprentice' contestant's suit

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:43:03 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:55:28 GMT
    President Donald Trump wants New York's highest court to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and kissing.Full Story >
    President Donald Trump wants New York's highest court to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and kissing.Full Story >
  • The Latest: Pompeo says NK could benefit from US investment

    The Latest: Pompeo says NK could benefit from US investment

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:32:52 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:55:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, a news vendor counts her money near a stack of newspapers with a photo of U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un on its front page  in Singapore. U.S. We...(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, a news vendor counts her money near a stack of newspapers with a photo of U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un on its front page in Singapore. U.S. We...

    President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is still weeks away, but a colorful commemorative coin of the two leaders is ready to go.

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    President Donald Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is still weeks away, but a colorful commemorative coin of the two leaders is ready to go.

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  • NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

    NRA links school violence to Ritalin but experts deny link

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:51:57 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:04:48 GMT
    (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). Flags fly at half staff in front of the justice center at Santa Fe, Texas on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship servic...(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). Flags fly at half staff in front of the justice center at Santa Fe, Texas on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Congregations in this deeply religious community near Houston gathered Sunday for their first worship servic...
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.Full Story >
    The National Rifle Association's incoming president is linking school shootings to using medications such as Ritalin.Full Story >
  • School shooting not likely to decide Texas runoff races

    School shooting not likely to decide Texas runoff races

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:42:33 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:47:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this July 28, 2016, file photo, Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democrati...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this July 28, 2016, file photo, Dallas Sheriff Lupe Valdez speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democrati...
    Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democratic Party's establishment can overcome an insurgent wing more openly hostile to President Donald Trump.Full Story >
    Texas' primary runoff will test whether the national Democratic Party's establishment can overcome an insurgent wing more openly hostile to President Donald Trump.Full Story >
  • Ryan vents frustration over GOP infighting over immigration

    Ryan vents frustration over GOP infighting over immigration

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:12:33 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:47:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. Leaders of warring House R...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. Leaders of warring House R...
    Some conservative House Republicans warn Ryan about allowing moderates to push through a bipartisan immigration bill without strong GOP support.Full Story >
    Some conservative House Republicans warn Ryan about allowing moderates to push through a bipartisan immigration bill without strong GOP support.Full Story >
  • DHS secretary says she's unaware Russia wanted Trump to win

    DHS secretary says she's unaware Russia wanted Trump to win

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:04:16 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:06:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). From left, Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, attend a meeting with President Donald Trump and a group of governors in the Blue Room of the White House ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). From left, Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, attend a meeting with President Donald Trump and a group of governors in the Blue Room of the White House ...
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says she is unaware of intelligence concluding that Russia favored President Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.Full Story >
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says she is unaware of intelligence concluding that Russia favored President Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.Full Story >
  • The Latest: House speaker calls for GOP unity on immigration

    The Latest: House speaker calls for GOP unity on immigration

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:16:53 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:26:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. Leaders of warring House R...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, smiles before the vote on the House farm bill which failed to pass, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018. Leaders of warring House R...
    House Republicans leaving a private meeting say a frustrated Speaker Paul Ryan wants them to band together and act more like a majority party.Full Story >
    House Republicans leaving a private meeting say a frustrated Speaker Paul Ryan wants them to band together and act more like a majority party.Full Story >
  • US hits 5 Iranians with sanctions for aiding Yemen rebels

    US hits 5 Iranians with sanctions for aiding Yemen rebels

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:32:44 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:24 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:24:51 GMT
    The Trump administration is ratcheting up pressure on Iran with new sanctions targeting five Iranians for supporting Shiite rebels in Yemen with missile expertise.Full Story >
    The Trump administration is ratcheting up pressure on Iran with new sanctions targeting five Iranians for supporting Shiite rebels in Yemen with missile expertise.Full Story >
  • Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuke site closing

    Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuke site closing

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:42:22 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:06:03 GMT
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo distributed on Sept. 3, 2017, by the North Korean government, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, second from right, at an undisclosed location in North Kor...(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo distributed on Sept. 3, 2017, by the North Korean government, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, second from right, at an undisclosed location in North Kor...

    The North's decision to close the nuclear test site has generally been seen as a welcome gesture by Kim Jong Un to set a positive tone ahead of his summit with Trump.

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    The North's decision to close the nuclear test site has generally been seen as a welcome gesture by Kim Jong Un to set a positive tone ahead of his summit with Trump.

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  • Russia adopts bill that could stymie trade with US

    Russia adopts bill that could stymie trade with US

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:12:36 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:43:15 GMT
    Russia's parliament has adopted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States and imports to Russia.Full Story >
    Russia's parliament has adopted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States and imports to Russia.Full Story >
  • Poland breaks with EU, voices empathy with US stance on Iran

    Poland breaks with EU, voices empathy with US stance on Iran

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:02:41 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:04:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, meets with Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz at the State Department in Washington, Monday, May 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, meets with Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz at the State Department in Washington, Monday, May 21, 2018.
    Polish leaders are planning to defend the U.S. government's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal within the European Union, where the decision has been strongly criticized.Full Story >
    Polish leaders are planning to defend the U.S. government's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal within the European Union, where the decision has been strongly criticized.Full Story >
  • As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone

    As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:32:26 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:46:52 GMT
    Summit notwithstanding, North Korea's media appear to be stepping up their rhetorical attacks on South Korea and joint military exercises with the United States, warning that a budding detente could be in danger.Full Story >
    Summit notwithstanding, North Korea's media appear to be stepping up their rhetorical attacks on South Korea and joint military exercises with the United States, warning that a budding detente could be in danger.Full Story >
  • US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

    US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:21:09 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:42:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.

    The talks, which ended Saturday with the issuance of a joint statement, may have helped to ease tensions at least slightly between the world's two biggest economic powers.

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    The talks, which ended Saturday with the issuance of a joint statement, may have helped to ease tensions at least slightly between the world's two biggest economic powers.

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  • Ex-coal exec chases US Senate seat despite GOP primary loss

    Ex-coal exec chases US Senate seat despite GOP primary loss

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:02:49 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:16:08 GMT
    Despite having lost the Republican primary, convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship says he's going to continue his bid for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate.Full Story >
    Despite having lost the Republican primary, convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship says he's going to continue his bid for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate.Full Story >
  • Trump administration slams Venezuela's election as a "sham"

    Trump administration slams Venezuela's election as a "sham"

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:12:21 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:03:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday...
    The Trump administration is dismissing Venezuela's presidential election as a "sham" and vowing to take quick action to ramp up economic and diplomatic pressure on President Nicolas Maduro's beleaguered government.Full Story >
    The Trump administration is dismissing Venezuela's presidential election as a "sham" and vowing to take quick action to ramp up economic and diplomatic pressure on President Nicolas Maduro's beleaguered government.Full Story >
  • US hikes tariffs on Chinese steel exported via Vietnam

    US hikes tariffs on Chinese steel exported via Vietnam

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:02 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:02:30 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:53 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:53:15 GMT
    The U.S. government has hiked tariffs on steel products from Vietnam that were made with materials from China and that Washington said evaded anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel.Full Story >
    The U.S. government has hiked tariffs on steel products from Vietnam that were made with materials from China and that Washington said evaded anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel.Full Story >
  • The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:22:16 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:44 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:44:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...
    AP Investigation: A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense...Full Story >
    AP Investigation: A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense contracts from the United Arab Emirates.Full Story >
  • Syrian government declares capital fully under its control

    Syrian government declares capital fully under its control

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:31:50 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:33 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:33:57 GMT
    Syrian state TV: Government forces to resume anti-IS offensive in southern part of Damascus after evacuating civilians.Full Story >
    Syrian state TV: Government forces to resume anti-IS offensive in southern part of Damascus after evacuating civilians.Full Story >
  • Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

    Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:21:59 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:12:32 GMT
    The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that businesses can force employees to individually use arbitration to resolve disputes. (Source: Supremecourt.gov)The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that businesses can force employees to individually use arbitration to resolve disputes. (Source: Supremecourt.gov)

    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.

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    A new Supreme Court will allow employers to prohibit workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.

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  • Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

    Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:23:02 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:25 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:25:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in...
    Weeks from his North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering.Full Story >
    Weeks from his North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering.Full Story >
  • Voters choose nominees in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Texas

    Voters choose nominees in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Texas

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:44:39 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:18 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:18:31 GMT

    Four states cast ballots Tuesday as the 2018 midterm elections take shape.

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    Four states cast ballots Tuesday as the 2018 midterm elections take shape.

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  • US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

    US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:52:00 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:23 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:23:16 GMT
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    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out the Trump administration's strategy for constraining Iran's nuclear program and opposing its other behavior in the region following President Donald Trump's withdrawal...

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    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out the Trump administration's strategy for constraining Iran's nuclear program and opposing its other behavior in the region following President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal.

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  • Border agent questions 2 women for speaking Spanish

    Border agent questions 2 women for speaking Spanish

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:22:07 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:16 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:16:46 GMT
    A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent questioned two women for speaking Spanish in line at a gas station in Montana.Full Story >
    A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent questioned two women for speaking Spanish in line at a gas station in Montana.Full Story >
  • Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

    Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:12:11 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-05-22 05:23:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 10, 2018, file photo, the opening bell hangs above the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, May 21.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this May 10, 2018, file photo, the opening bell hangs above the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, May 21.
    Stocks are climbing on Wall Street and overseas after the U.S. and China said they made progress in trade talks.Full Story >
    Stocks are climbing on Wall Street and overseas after the U.S. and China said they made progress in trade talks.Full Story >
  • Watchdog report to fault FBI for Clinton probe delay

    Watchdog report to fault FBI for Clinton probe delay

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:22:14 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:54:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this July, 2016 file photo, FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Oversight Committee.  An upcoming Justice Department inspector general report is expected to critic...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). FILE - In this July, 2016 file photo, FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Oversight Committee. An upcoming Justice Department inspector general report is expected to critic...
    An upcoming inspector general report is expected to criticize the FBI, including former director James Comey, over a weeks-long delay in reviewing a newly discovered trove of Hillary Clinton emails in the days...Full Story >
    An upcoming inspector general report is expected to criticize the FBI, including former director James Comey, over a weeks-long delay in reviewing a newly discovered trove of Hillary Clinton emails in the days before the 2016 presidential election.Full Story >
  • Trump discusses immigration agenda with GOP governors

    Trump discusses immigration agenda with GOP governors

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:12:19 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:45 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:45:05 GMT
    Trump dined with Republican governors supportive of his immigration policies to discuss plans for border security, deporting people in the U.S. illegally.Full Story >
    Trump dined with Republican governors supportive of his immigration policies to discuss plans for border security, deporting people in the U.S. illegally.Full Story >
  • School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

    School shooting may not bring change to gun-loving Texas

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:52:04 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:37:05 GMT
    (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). A billboard is seen off of I-45 near Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School.(Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP). A billboard is seen off of I-45 near Santa Fe, Texas, where a student shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers at Santa Fe High School.

    The shooting suspect, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been jailed on capital murder charges.

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    The shooting suspect, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been jailed on capital murder charges.

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  • Democrats add drain-the-swamp proposals to campaign agenda

    Democrats add drain-the-swamp proposals to campaign agenda

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:22:26 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:26:31 GMT
    Democratic leaders in Congress are adding an anti-corruption plank to their mid-term campaign agenda, with proposals to beef-up ethics laws, protect voting rights and overhaul campaign finance.Full Story >
    Democratic leaders in Congress are adding an anti-corruption plank to their mid-term campaign agenda, with proposals to beef-up ethics laws, protect voting rights and overhaul campaign finance.Full Story >
  • FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers

    FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:51:49 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:26:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...

    Trump's demand puts further pressure on the Justice Department, which later Sunday asked its watchdog to expand an existing probe of FBI actions, as the White House combats the threat posed by special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation.

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    Trump's demand puts further pressure on the Justice Department, which later Sunday asked its watchdog to expand an existing probe of FBI actions, as the White House combats the threat posed by special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation.

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  • Warring House GOP factions seek middle ground on immigration

    Warring House GOP factions seek middle ground on immigration

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:22:18 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:03:35 GMT
    Leaders of warring House Republican factions are meeting in search of an immigration compromise.Full Story >
    Leaders of warring House Republican factions are meeting in search of an immigration compromise.Full Story >
  • The Latest: White House setting up meeting on Russia probe

    The Latest: White House setting up meeting on Russia probe

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:24:19 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:03:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open ...
    President Donald Trump is meeting with Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general overseeing the Russia probe, and Christopher Wray, head of the FBI.Full Story >
    President Donald Trump is meeting with Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general overseeing the Russia probe, and Christopher Wray, head of the FBI.Full Story >
  • Trump catches Wilkie off-guard with VA secretary nomination

    Trump catches Wilkie off-guard with VA secretary nomination

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:22:38 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:45 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:45:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with acting Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie after announcing he will nominate him to lead the department during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White Ho...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump shakes hands with acting Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie after announcing he will nominate him to lead the department during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White Ho...
    President Donald Trump says he'll nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department.Full Story >
    President Donald Trump says he'll nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department.Full Story >
  • In North Korea nuke site closure, spectacle trumps substance

    In North Korea nuke site closure, spectacle trumps substance

    Sunday, May 20 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-05-21 01:11:45 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:04:55 GMT
    In this April 27, 2018, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in shake hands after signing a joint statement at the village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)In this April 27, 2018, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in shake hands after signing a joint statement at the village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)

    The closure is a milestone, marking an end to the world's last active underground testing site and offering some important insights into Kim's mindset as he sets the stage for his meeting with Trump.

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    The closure is a milestone, marking an end to the world's last active underground testing site and offering some important insights into Kim's mindset as he sets the stage for his meeting with Trump.

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  • Richard N. Goodwin, White House speech writer, dead at 86

    Richard N. Goodwin, White House speech writer, dead at 86

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:32:07 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:22:28 GMT
    Richard Goodwin, a speechwriter and liberal force who wrote historic speeches for the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson, has died at age 86.Full Story >
    Richard Goodwin, a speechwriter and liberal force who wrote historic speeches for the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson, has died at age 86.Full Story >
  • Moon enters talks with Trump with driver's seat at stake

    Moon enters talks with Trump with driver's seat at stake

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:12:06 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:13:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in smile during a joint news conference at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. For a few months, every...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in smile during a joint news conference at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. For a few months, every...
    For a few months, everything seemed to be clicking into place for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he meticulously set up crucial nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang following a year of...Full Story >
    For a few months, everything seemed to be clicking into place for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he meticulously set up crucial nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang following a year of intense animosity.Full Story >
  • Co-author of McCain's last book gives insights into the Senator's life

    Co-author of McCain's last book gives insights into the Senator's life

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:33:34 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:42:54 GMT
    Arizona Republican Senator John McCain, who is battling brain cancer, is releasing what he calls his last book.  (Source: CNN)Arizona Republican Senator John McCain, who is battling brain cancer, is releasing what he calls his last book. (Source: CNN)

    Arizona Republican Senator John McCain, who is battling brain cancer, is releasing what he calls his last book. "The Restless Wave” hits shelves Tuesday and he covers a lot of ground, including his run for president, the Trump dossier and human rights.

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    Arizona Republican Senator John McCain, who is battling brain cancer, is releasing what he calls his last book. "The Restless Wave” hits shelves Tuesday and he covers a lot of ground, including his run for president, the Trump dossier and human rights.

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  • Correction: 2018 Midterms-Endorsements story

    Correction: 2018 Midterms-Endorsements story

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:01 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:01:51 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:32:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris D-Calif., speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention in San Diego. Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the seedlings of...(AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris D-Calif., speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention in San Diego. Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the seedlings of...

    The potential 2020 candidates are making the rounds, raising and distributing campaign cash among fellow Democrats, endorsing candidates and meeting political activists.

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    The potential 2020 candidates are making the rounds, raising and distributing campaign cash among fellow Democrats, endorsing candidates and meeting political activists.

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  • New CIA director says she'll send more spies to the field

    New CIA director says she'll send more spies to the field

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:22:27 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:32:44 GMT
    A veteran spy, Gina Haspel won Senate confirmation last week after overcoming concerns about her role in the agency's use of harsh interrogation techniques after 9/11. (Source: CNN/POOL)A veteran spy, Gina Haspel won Senate confirmation last week after overcoming concerns about her role in the agency's use of harsh interrogation techniques after 9/11. (Source: CNN/POOL)

    A veteran spy, Gina Haspel won Senate confirmation last week after overcoming concerns about her role in the agency's use of harsh interrogation techniques after 9/11.

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    A veteran spy, Gina Haspel won Senate confirmation last week after overcoming concerns about her role in the agency's use of harsh interrogation techniques after 9/11.

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  • Marching against an 'immoral' La. state budget, 9 protesters arrested

    Marching against an 'immoral' La. state budget, 9 protesters arrested

    Police arrested nine people for stopping traffic (Source: WAFB)Police arrested nine people for stopping traffic (Source: WAFB)

    Police arrested nine people for stopping traffic at the intersection of North Boulevard and 4th Street Monday.

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    Police arrested nine people for stopping traffic at the intersection of North Boulevard and 4th Street Monday.

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  • Illinois Democrats grill Rauner aide on death penalty plan

    Illinois Democrats grill Rauner aide on death penalty plan

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:42:04 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:43:58 GMT
    (AP Photo by John O'Connor File). FILE - In this May 8, 2018 photo, Gov. Bruce Rauner, center, addresses reporters outside his state Capitol office in Springfield, Ill. Rauner, a Republican, wants to reinstate the death penalty in the state. He added t...(AP Photo by John O'Connor File). FILE - In this May 8, 2018 photo, Gov. Bruce Rauner, center, addresses reporters outside his state Capitol office in Springfield, Ill. Rauner, a Republican, wants to reinstate the death penalty in the state. He added t...
    The Democratic-controlled Illinois Legislature is set to begin weighing Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's compromise plan to reinstate the death penalty in exchange for even stricter gun restrictions than the ones...Full Story >
    The Democratic-controlled Illinois Legislature is set to begin weighing Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's compromise plan to reinstate the death penalty in exchange for even stricter gun restrictions than the ones legislators approved.Full Story >
  • Judge appoints special prosecutor to decide on Greitens case

    Judge appoints special prosecutor to decide on Greitens case

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:02:13 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:42:16 GMT
    (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens leaves the Civil Courts building after speaking with reporters on the steps of the Civil Court building on Monday, May 14, 2018, after the case against him was dismissed. Greite...(Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens leaves the Civil Courts building after speaking with reporters on the steps of the Civil Court building on Monday, May 14, 2018, after the case against him was dismissed. Greite...
    St. Louis judge says it will be up to a special prosecutor to decide whether the invasion-of-privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens moves forward.Full Story >
    St. Louis judge says it will be up to a special prosecutor to decide whether the invasion-of-privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens moves forward.Full Story >
  • The Latest: Iran says 'sham' US policy to reap 'ill rewards'

    The Latest: Iran says 'sham' US policy to reap 'ill rewards'

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:13:35 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:13:40 GMT
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Iran nuclear deal was "a loser" with huge repercussions throughout the Middle East.Full Story >
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Iran nuclear deal was "a loser" with huge repercussions throughout the Middle East.Full Story >
  • Report: Markle nephew warned over knife at London nightclub

    Report: Markle nephew warned over knife at London nightclub

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:12:06 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:23:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). A photo illustration showing a selection of British Newspaper front pages with pictures from the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, in London, Sunday, May 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). A photo illustration showing a selection of British Newspaper front pages with pictures from the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, in London, Sunday, May 20, 2018.
    Britain's Sun newspaper says the nephew of the new Duchess of Sussex was given a warning by police after trying to take a knife into a London nightclub, hours after the royal wedding.Full Story >
    Britain's Sun newspaper says the nephew of the new Duchess of Sussex was given a warning by police after trying to take a knife into a London nightclub, hours after the royal wedding.Full Story >
  • The Latest: Trump aims to prevent 'fire sales' in Venezuela

    The Latest: Trump aims to prevent 'fire sales' in Venezuela

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:32:31 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:52:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Supporters of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gather at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday's presidential election...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Supporters of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gather at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday's presidential election...
    President Donald Trump has signed an order restricting the Venezuelan government's ability to liquidate assets in the aftermath of an election that the White House is calling a "sham.".Full Story >
    President Donald Trump has signed an order restricting the Venezuelan government's ability to liquidate assets in the aftermath of an election that the White House is calling a "sham.".Full Story >
  • Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws

    Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws

    Friday, May 18 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:10:24 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:46:42 GMT
    Gay-rights advocates are divided on a potential marriage between one of the corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes and North Carolina, where a law passed two years ago and still partly in effect...Full Story >
    Gay-rights advocates are divided on a potential marriage between one of the corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes and North Carolina, where a law passed two years ago and still partly in effect allows discrimination against them.Full Story >
  • Senators press Pruitt for details on new legal defense fund

    Senators press Pruitt for details on new legal defense fund

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:22:09 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:35:54 GMT
    4 Democratic senators are asking Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt for details about his new legal defense fund.Full Story >
    4 Democratic senators are asking Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt for details about his new legal defense fund.Full Story >
  • Populists' pick to be Italian premier scorns bureaucracy

    Populists' pick to be Italian premier scorns bureaucracy

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:32:24 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:43:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...
    Populists pick law professor with almost no political experience, a left-leaning voting record and a reputation as a snazzy dresser to be Italy's premier.Full Story >
    Populists pick law professor with almost no political experience, a left-leaning voting record and a reputation as a snazzy dresser to be Italy's premier.Full Story >
  • Trump honors Truex Jr. at the White House

    Trump honors Truex Jr. at the White House

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:32:19 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:25:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump, center, poses for a photograph with 2017 NASCAR Cup champion Martin Truex Jr., bottom center, and his racing team on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump, center, poses for a photograph with 2017 NASCAR Cup champion Martin Truex Jr., bottom center, and his racing team on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 21, 2018.
    President Donald Trump is honoring NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing at the White House, praising Truex's courage and his team's vow to "never give up.".Full Story >
    President Donald Trump is honoring NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing at the White House, praising Truex's courage and his team's vow to "never give up.".Full Story >
  • Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier

    Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:22:07 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:25:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader, Matteo Salvini, meets reporters in Milan, Italy. One of Italy’s two main populist leaders says he and his rival have finally agreed on who sho...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader, Matteo Salvini, meets reporters in Milan, Italy. One of Italy’s two main populist leaders says he and his rival have finally agreed on who sho...
    Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indicated a 54-year-old law professor with no political experience as their candidate for premier.Full Story >
    Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indicated a 54-year-old law professor with no political experience as their candidate for premier.Full Story >
  • Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

    Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:11:48 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:04:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this April 30, 2018, file photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during a discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Mnuchin said Sunday, May 20, that the United State...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this April 30, 2018, file photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during a discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Mnuchin said Sunday, May 20, that the United State...

    After high-level talks, Beijing agreed in a joint statement with the U.S. to "substantially reduce" America's trade deficit with China but did not commit to cut the gap by any specific amount. 

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    After high-level talks, Beijing agreed in a joint statement with the U.S. to "substantially reduce" America's trade deficit with China but did not commit to cut the gap by any specific amount. 

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  • Trump to travel to New York for speech on MS-13 gang

    Trump to travel to New York for speech on MS-13 gang

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:42:17 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:24:38 GMT
    President Donald Trump will travel to New York on Wednesday for a speech on immigration.Full Story >
    President Donald Trump will travel to New York on Wednesday for a speech on immigration.Full Story >
  • Trump thrusts abortion fight into crucial midterm elections

    Trump thrusts abortion fight into crucial midterm elections

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:58 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:03:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks to participants of the annual March for Life event, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Trump administration will resurrec...

    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.

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    The Trump administration is resurrecting a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers.

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  • The Latest: Haspel jokes about rocky confirmation process

    The Latest: Haspel jokes about rocky confirmation process

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:12:10 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:54:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, Gina Haspel arrives to her confirmation hearing at the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Haspel’s 33-year spy career began as the Cold War was thawing, bu...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, Gina Haspel arrives to her confirmation hearing at the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Haspel’s 33-year spy career began as the Cold War was thawing, bu...
    President Donald Trump is at CIA headquarters for the swearing-in of the agency's next director.Full Story >
    President Donald Trump is at CIA headquarters for the swearing-in of the agency's next director.Full Story >
  • Trials for violent protest framed as Trump vs the resistance

    Trials for violent protest framed as Trump vs the resistance

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:02:10 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:35:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). In this May 11, 2018, photo, Chelsea Manning, left, cheers with Dylan Petrohilos, right, of Washington, as they attend a rally in support of the J20 defendants in Washington. Petrohilos was one of the people detained in Ina...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). In this May 11, 2018, photo, Chelsea Manning, left, cheers with Dylan Petrohilos, right, of Washington, as they attend a rally in support of the J20 defendants in Washington. Petrohilos was one of the people detained in Ina...
    A series of trials over a violent inauguration day protest has turned into a long-term battle of wits between the Justice Department and a grassroots political opposition network that calls itself 'the resistance.'.Full Story >
    A series of trials over a violent inauguration day protest has turned into a long-term battle of wits between the Justice Department and a grassroots political opposition network that calls itself 'the resistance.'.Full Story >
  • Barack, Michelle Obama to produce for Netflix

    Barack, Michelle Obama to produce for Netflix

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:52:30 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:25:58 GMT

    Barack and Michelle Obama have agreed to produce films and series for the streaming service.

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    Barack and Michelle Obama have agreed to produce films and series for the streaming service.

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  • Border Patrol agent questions women for speaking Spanish

    Border Patrol agent questions women for speaking Spanish

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:05:50 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:11:55 GMT

    A Border Patrol agent thought two women speaking Spanish was suspicious enough to ask for their ID.

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    A Border Patrol agent thought two women speaking Spanish was suspicious enough to ask for their ID.

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  • Bush at Maine summer home alone for first time in 73 years

    Bush at Maine summer home alone for first time in 73 years

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-05-21 02:42:13 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:47:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE - In this Saturday, April 2, 2016, file photo, former U.S. President George H. W. Bush waves as he arrives at NRG Stadium before the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game between Villanova ...(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File). FILE - In this Saturday, April 2, 2016, file photo, former U.S. President George H. W. Bush waves as he arrives at NRG Stadium before the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game between Villanova ...
    Former President George H.W. Bush is in Maine for the summer, and for the first time in 73 years, he's without his wife by his side.Full Story >
    Former President George H.W. Bush is in Maine for the summer, and for the first time in 73 years, he's without his wife by his side.Full Story >
  • Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid

    Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid

    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:51:41 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:57:04 GMT
    Criminal investigators are finally getting to study materials seized in raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer.Full Story >
    Criminal investigators are finally getting to study materials seized in raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer.Full Story >
  • US office overseeing fight against IS gets reprieve

    US office overseeing fight against IS gets reprieve

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:02:17 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:56:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy for the global coalition against IS, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq. The Trump administration will keep open the Stat...(AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy for the global coalition against IS, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq. The Trump administration will keep open the Stat...
    State Department office overseeing the fight against the Islamic State will stay in business at least until the end of the year.Full Story >
    State Department office overseeing the fight against the Islamic State will stay in business at least until the end of the year.Full Story >
  • Black women look to flex power in Georgia governor's race

    Black women look to flex power in Georgia governor's race

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:23:40 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:36:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). In this May 20, 2018, photo, Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams participates in a debate against Stacey Evans in Atlanta. In Georgia, black women will likely factor into one of the country's marquee political...(AP Photo/John Amis). In this May 20, 2018, photo, Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams participates in a debate against Stacey Evans in Atlanta. In Georgia, black women will likely factor into one of the country's marquee political...
    In Georgia governor's race, black women seek to shape the state's political landscape.Full Story >
    In Georgia governor's race, black women seek to shape the state's political landscape.Full Story >
  • Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

    Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:11:39 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:02:38 GMT
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year.Full Story >
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year.Full Story >
  • CIA's Haspel can tap undercover work in Russian operations

    CIA's Haspel can tap undercover work in Russian operations

    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:21 AM EDT2018-05-19 13:21:17 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:44 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:44:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, Gina Haspel arrives to her confirmation hearing at the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Haspel’s 33-year spy career began as the Cold War was thawing, bu...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, Gina Haspel arrives to her confirmation hearing at the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Haspel’s 33-year spy career began as the Cold War was thawing, bu...
    Scrutiny of Gina Haspel's CIA career has been focused on her role in the agency's former harsh interrogation program, but it's her experience with Russian operations that she will tap as she takes over at a time of...Full Story >
    Scrutiny of Gina Haspel's CIA career has been focused on her role in the agency's former harsh interrogation program, but it's her experience with Russian operations that she will tap as she takes over at a time of rising tension with Moscow.Full Story >
  • US relations under Trump dominate Mexico presidential debate

    US relations under Trump dominate Mexico presidential debate

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:22:23 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:03 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:03:33 GMT
    (INE via AP). In this photo released by the National Electoral Institute (INE), presidential candidates, from left, independent Jaime Rodriguez, known as "El Bronco," Ricardo Anaya of the Forward for Mexico Coalition, Jose Antonio Meade, of the Institu...(INE via AP). In this photo released by the National Electoral Institute (INE), presidential candidates, from left, independent Jaime Rodriguez, known as "El Bronco," Ricardo Anaya of the Forward for Mexico Coalition, Jose Antonio Meade, of the Institu...
    Mexico's turbulent relationship with the U.S. government under President Donald Trump dominated the country's second presidential debate with all candidates insisting the relationship must be based on mutual respect.Full Story >
    Mexico's turbulent relationship with the U.S. government under President Donald Trump dominated the country's second presidential debate with all candidates insisting the relationship must be based on mutual respect.Full Story >
  • Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

    Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:22:02 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:04:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro makes the victory sign after a meeting with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is se...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro makes the victory sign after a meeting with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is se...
    Venezuelans vote Sunday in a presidential election with Nicolas Maduro expected to win a second six-year term, despite a deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once...Full Story >
    Venezuelans vote Sunday in a presidential election with Nicolas Maduro expected to win a second six-year term, despite a deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once wealthy nation plummets.Full Story >
  • The Latest: Mnuchin says US-China putting trade war on hold

    The Latest: Mnuchin says US-China putting trade war on hold

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:21:23 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:14:42 GMT
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. and China are "putting the trade war on hold" after two days of talks that he says produced meaningful progress.Full Story >
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. and China are "putting the trade war on hold" after two days of talks that he says produced meaningful progress.Full Story >
  • Florida's expensive race for governor highlights lax laws

    Florida's expensive race for governor highlights lax laws

    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-05-20 15:51:27 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:14:13 GMT
    (Monica Herndon/Tampa Bay Times via AP, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2018, file photo, Adam Putnam, Republican gubernatorial candidate makes a campaign stop at Kimmins Contracting in Tampa, Fla. Florida’s wide-open race for governor won’t be decided ...(Monica Herndon/Tampa Bay Times via AP, File). FILE - In this April 6, 2018, file photo, Adam Putnam, Republican gubernatorial candidate makes a campaign stop at Kimmins Contracting in Tampa, Fla. Florida’s wide-open race for governor won’t be decided ...
    Florida's wide-open race for governor won't be decided for another six months, but it's already triggered a wave of expensive TV ad buys from groups taking advantage of gray areas in the state's campaign finance laws.Full Story >
    Florida's wide-open race for governor won't be decided for another six months, but it's already triggered a wave of expensive TV ad buys from groups taking advantage of gray areas in the state's campaign finance laws.Full Story >
  • US anti-IS office gets reprieve as Syria pullout accelerates

    US anti-IS office gets reprieve as Syria pullout accelerates

    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 15:21:26 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:53:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy for the global coalition against IS, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq. The Trump administration will keep open the Stat...(AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy for the global coalition against IS, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq. The Trump administration will keep open the Stat...

    The State Department unit overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group will stay in business for at least six month more months.

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    The State Department unit overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group will stay in business for at least six month more months.

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  • 2018 midterms: An early heat for 2020 Democrats?

    2018 midterms: An early heat for 2020 Democrats?

    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:21:34 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:53 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:53:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris D-Calif., speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention in San Diego. Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the seedlings of...(AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris D-Calif., speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention in San Diego. Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the seedlings of...
    Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the stirrings of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House from President Donald Trump.Full Story >
    Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you'll see the stirrings of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House from President Donald Trump.Full Story >
  • As Trump pressures DOJ, Giuliani says probe may end by Sept

    As Trump pressures DOJ, Giuliani says probe may end by Sept

    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:11:29 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:42:09 GMT
    Trump referred to some who cross the border illegally as "animals," not people. (Source: AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Trump referred to some who cross the border illegally as "animals," not people. (Source: AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    President Donald Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether the department or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes, and whether any demands or requests came...

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    President Donald Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether the department or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes, and whether any demands or requests came from the Obama administration.

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  • The Latest: Trump orders FBI probe - and IG to widen query

    The Latest: Trump orders FBI probe - and IG to widen query

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:22:01 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-05-21 03:05:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). File - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). File - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether ...
    President's lawyer says special counsel Robert Mueller could conclude his probe by September if Trump agrees to an interview.Full Story >
    President's lawyer says special counsel Robert Mueller could conclude his probe by September if Trump agrees to an interview.Full Story >
  • Clinton ribs Trump with Russian cap at Yale's Class Day

    Clinton ribs Trump with Russian cap at Yale's Class Day

    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-05-21 00:12:48 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-05-21 00:21:41 GMT
    (Peter Hvizdak/New Haven Register via AP). Former Secretary of State and former Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds up a Russian fur hat, an ushanka, with a Soviet era hammer and sickle emblem, to the Yale College class of 2018 duri...(Peter Hvizdak/New Haven Register via AP). Former Secretary of State and former Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds up a Russian fur hat, an ushanka, with a Soviet era hammer and sickle emblem, to the Yale College class of 2018 duri...
    Hillary Clinton returned to Yale University this weekend, using the school's tradition of over-the-top headwear to rib President Donald Trump with her own unusual hat: a Russian fur cap.Full Story >
    Hillary Clinton returned to Yale University this weekend, using the school's tradition of over-the-top headwear to rib President Donald Trump with her own unusual hat: a Russian fur cap.Full Story >
  • 93-year-old ex-president Bush arrives in Maine for summer

    93-year-old ex-president Bush arrives in Maine for summer

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:11:42 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:06 PM EDT2018-05-21 00:06:19 GMT
    Former President George H.W. Bush is in Maine for the summer.Full Story >
    Former President George H.W. Bush is in Maine for the summer.Full Story >
  • Giuliani says Mueller could end collusion probe by September

    Giuliani says Mueller could end collusion probe by September

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:50:01 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:50:01 GMT
    Rudy Giuliani recently joined President Trump's legal team. (Source: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)Rudy Giuliani recently joined President Trump's legal team. (Source: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Giuliani said Mueller's office shared its timeline with him about a month ago and that the date could have changed.

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    Giuliani said Mueller's office shared its timeline with him about a month ago and that the date could have changed.

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  • Hillary Clinton to receive prestigious Harvard medal

    Hillary Clinton to receive prestigious Harvard medal

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:11:35 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:13:02 GMT
    Hillary Clinton is being honored with a medal during Harvard University's graduation week.Full Story >
    Hillary Clinton is being honored with a medal during Harvard University's graduation week.Full Story >
  • Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

    Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-05-20 00:11:31 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:05:39 GMT
    Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller. (Source: CNN)Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller. (Source: CNN)

    Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller.

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    Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with two men who are now a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller.

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  • Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells her name

    Trump welcomes wife home in tweet that misspells her name

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-05-19 14:46:23 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:05:20 GMT
    Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure. (Source: Susan Walsh/AP Photos)Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure. (Source: Susan Walsh/AP Photos)

    Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure.

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    Melania Trump is back at the White House after an extended hospitalization for a kidney procedure.

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  • Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

    Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:33:17 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:31:34 GMT
    House Speaker Paul Ryan promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)House Speaker Paul Ryan promotes this year's renewal of the farm bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Source: J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

    The House is pressing toward a showdown vote on stricter work and job training requirements for food stamps that are combined with a renewal of farm subsidies, but the measure's chances are iffy because of an...

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    The House is pressing toward a showdown vote on stricter work and job training requirements for food stamps that are combined with a renewal of farm subsidies, but the measure's chances are iffy because of an unrelated scrap over immigration.

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  • McCaskill defends CIA vote, says reasons are classified

    McCaskill defends CIA vote, says reasons are classified

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:01 PM EDT2018-05-20 02:01:11 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-20 15:42:18 GMT
    Claire McCaskill defends vote against CIA director: Says specific reasons classified.Full Story >
    Claire McCaskill defends vote against CIA director: Says specific reasons classified.Full Story >
  • Arizona 'Dreamers' struggle after losing cheaper tuition

    Arizona 'Dreamers' struggle after losing cheaper tuition

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-05-19 16:20:55 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:22:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Arizona State University student David Montenegro stands out in front of the Memorial Union building at ASU Thursday, May 10, 2018, in Tempe, Ariz. Montenegro and more than 2,300 public college students around Arizona with ...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Arizona State University student David Montenegro stands out in front of the Memorial Union building at ASU Thursday, May 10, 2018, in Tempe, Ariz. Montenegro and more than 2,300 public college students around Arizona with ...
    More than 2,300 other public college students around Arizona with deferred deportation status starting this fall will no longer qualify for in-state tuition under an Arizona Supreme Court decision.Full Story >
    More than 2,300 other public college students around Arizona with deferred deportation status starting this fall will no longer qualify for in-state tuition under an Arizona Supreme Court decision.Full Story >
  • White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

    White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:25:02 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:12:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). White House senior adviser Jared Kushner shakes hands with President Donald Trump during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). White House senior adviser Jared Kushner shakes hands with President Donald Trump during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington.
    The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and...Full Story >
    The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and development projects in the West Bank and Gaza.Full Story >
  • The Latest: Trump misspells wife's name in homecoming tweet

    The Latest: Trump misspells wife's name in homecoming tweet

    Saturday, May 19 2018 3:20 PM EDT2018-05-19 19:20:56 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:22:53 GMT
    President Donald Trump has welcomed his wife home from the hospital in a tweet that misspells the first lady's first name.Full Story >
    President Donald Trump has welcomed his wife home from the hospital in a tweet that misspells the first lady's first name.Full Story >
  • US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

    US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

    Saturday, May 19 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-05-19 18:41:01 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-05-20 09:55:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.

    A joint statement also said the countries agree on the need for "effective measures" to reduce America's trade deficit and to strengthen cooperation on protecting intellectual property.

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    A joint statement also said the countries agree on the need for "effective measures" to reduce America's trade deficit and to strengthen cooperation on protecting intellectual property.

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  • Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:41:05 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:02 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:02:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2012, file photo shows sorghum at a farm in Waukomis, Okla. As China-U.S. trade talks resume in Washington, China said Friday, May 18, 2018 it is dropping anti-dumping and anti subsidy investigations i...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2012, file photo shows sorghum at a farm in Waukomis, Okla. As China-U.S. trade talks resume in Washington, China said Friday, May 18, 2018 it is dropping anti-dumping and anti subsidy investigations i...
    Beijing is showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US in Washington.Full Story >
    Beijing is showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US in Washington.Full Story >
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  • Texas governor convenes new discussions on school safety

    Texas governor convenes new discussions on school safety

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:28:42 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:52:55 GMT
    (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP). Santa Fe resident, Lori Simmons cries during a moment of silence in front of Santa Fe High School Monday, May 21, 2018, in Santa Fe. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has called for a moment of silence at 10 a.m. Mon...(Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP). Santa Fe resident, Lori Simmons cries during a moment of silence in front of Santa Fe High School Monday, May 21, 2018, in Santa Fe. Texas Governor Greg Abbott has called for a moment of silence at 10 a.m. Mon...

    The killing of eight students and two teachers last week at Santa Fe High School prompted the governor to call a series of roundtable discussions on school safety, starting Tuesday in Austin.

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    The killing of eight students and two teachers last week at Santa Fe High School prompted the governor to call a series of roundtable discussions on school safety, starting Tuesday in Austin.

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  • Hall of fame to redo soccer star Brandi Chastain plaque

    Hall of fame to redo soccer star Brandi Chastain plaque

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:22:54 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:46:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this July 10, 1999, file photo, the United States' Brandi Chastain celebrates by taking off her jersey after kicking in the game-winning goal in a penalty shootout against China in the FIFA Women's World Cup ...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this July 10, 1999, file photo, the United States' Brandi Chastain celebrates by taking off her jersey after kicking in the game-winning goal in a penalty shootout against China in the FIFA Women's World Cup ...
    Social media is finding little to like about the likeness on a plaque honoring retired soccer champion Brandi Chastain.Full Story >
    Social media is finding little to like about the likeness on a plaque honoring retired soccer champion Brandi Chastain.Full Story >
  • Humans account for little next to plants, worms, bugs

    Humans account for little next to plants, worms, bugs

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:22:18 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:45:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, two boys push their scooters through a park with green blossoming trees in Frankfurt, Germany. When you weigh all life on Earth, billions of humans don’t amount to much compare...(AP Photo/Michael Probst, File). FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, two boys push their scooters through a park with green blossoming trees in Frankfurt, Germany. When you weigh all life on Earth, billions of humans don’t amount to much compare...
    Scientists now can estimate how much the different types of life on Earth weigh and humans don't nearly measure up to plants, bacteria or even earthworms.Full Story >
    Scientists now can estimate how much the different types of life on Earth weigh and humans don't nearly measure up to plants, bacteria or even earthworms.Full Story >
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