Politics

Ivanka Trump faces tough audience in European women

BERLIN — Ivanka Trump’s personal brand, upcoming book and burgeoning position on the world stage have all been based on her image as a do-it-all ...

Why Trump is starting a trade war with Canada

President Donald Trump’s administration fired its first shot in a potential trade war, but it’s not Beijing or Mexico City in the cross hairs. The ...

Judge cites Trump's comment in 'sanctuary city' ruling

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – For the third time in two months, a federal judge has knocked down an immigration order by President Donald Trump and ...

Ryan likely to get rolled on tax reform

Donald Trump is set to steamroll Paul Ryan on tax reform, the issue the speaker has devoted his political career to achieving. But don’t expect ...

Instead of launching tax reform, Trump could ground it

President Donald Trump on Wednesday will release a plan to radically overhaul the American tax code that many Republicans say is unrealistic and could end ...

Republicans finalize new Obamacare repeal proposal

The White House, top House conservatives and a key moderate Republican have finalized a new Obamacare repeal and replace plan they hope will break a ...

Boy who crossed Into US illegally now a lieutenant colonel

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) – Lt. Col. Roberto Gomez Jr. unknowingly set forth on a path to become a high-ranking Army official in southern New ...

Sean Spicer: San Francisco, sanctuary cities have 'blood of dead Americans on their hands:'

The White House lashed out Tuesday night against the federal judge who blocked President Trump’s anti-sanctuary city executive order, and said sanctuaries like San Francisco ...

S. Korean presidential hopeful accused of anti-gay comments

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – South Korean presidential front-runner Moon Jae-in has outraged persecuted sexual minority groups by saying during a television debate that he ...

Illinois contractor sentenced to 6 months in fraud case

WASHINGTON (AP) – A 45-year-old construction contractor from Illinois has been sentenced to six months in prison for conspiring to defraud a government program designed ...

Ivanka Trump faces skeptical audience in Berlin

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to the White House last month may have been filled with awkward moments, but she left with one ...

Obama returns — and avoids Trump

CHICAGO — True to form, the beginning of Barack Obama’s public post-presidency was all studious symbolism, as he teasingly played off the crowd and cautiously ...

Trump willing to delay border wall push

President Donald Trump signaled Monday he would be comfortable delaying a fight over a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border until September, possibly averting a government ...

Decision time for GOP on Trump’s wall and government shutdown

Republicans had been caught in one of their biggest dilemmas of the year: Whether to cross President Donald Trump and ignore his demand for border ...

Trump’s prisoner dilemma

President Donald Trump may soon find out whether his chest-thumping “America first” policy can bring some desperate Americans back home. The president is coming under ...

Correction: Fact Check-Sessions story

SAN DIEGO (AP) – In a story April 22 about Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ comments on sanctuary jurisdictions and crimes committed by immigrants, The Associated ...

Volunteers accompany US immigrants to court to allay fears

NEW YORK (AP) – When Salvadoran immigrant Joselin Marroquin-Torres became flustered in front of a federal immigration judge in New York and forgot to give ...

Trump: Border wall funding could wait until September

President Trump appears to be backing off his demand that funding for his Southern border wall be included in a bill to prevent a government ...

Abortion sets off Democrat fight over direction of party

Some higher-ups in the Democratic Party are taking a softer tone on abortion in a bid to win back the blue-collar voters who spurned Hillary ...

Bill to control sex offender benefits passes state House

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A bill that would make convicted sex offenders who aren’t complying with Megan’s Law ineligible for public assistance has easily passed ...

Trump’s Fake War on the Fake News

Seven days before Donald Trump took office, the inauguration festivities got off to a low-key start inside a modest conference room at the Capitol Hill ...

6 takeaways from French election's first round

Macron, Le Pen headed to runoff in French presidential election

PARIS — Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right firebrand Marine Le Pen appeared positioned Sunday to move to the second round of the most tightly contested ...

Trump and Congress eye shutdown showdown over border wall

President Donald Trump and Congress are on a collision course over government funding this week, as the White House demands money for a border wall ...

Le Pen: Election runoff is battle for soul of France

Nancy Pelosi on Abortion stance: Democrats can be pro-life

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi downplayed the significance of the right to an abortion as a cause that unites Democrats, emphasizing instead the party’s stance ...

Fearing a worker shortage, farmers push back on immigration

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. (AP) – The head of Bethel Heights Vineyard looked out over the 100 acres of vines her crew of 20 Mexicans had ...

Trump on Aya Hijazi: Obama 'got zippo, zero' on imprisoned aid worker

President Trump not only invited imprisoned aid worker Aya Hijazi to the Oval Office after securing her release from an Egyptian prison, but he used ...

Naturalization delay prevents new citizens from voting

Legal immigrants lined up to apply for U.S. citizenship ahead of last year’s election, but the Obama administration let them down, as the agency responsible ...

Nathan Smith, Army captain, sues over ISIS war

Army Capt. Nathan Michael Smith believes the U.S. fight against the Islamic State is a “good war” against “an army of butchers” — which makes ...

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