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‘Too inconvenient’: Trump goes rogue on phone security

President Donald Trump uses a White House cellphone that isn’t equipped with sophisticated security features designed to shield his communications, according to two senior administration ...

Ryan facing growing doubts about hold on speakership

Top House Republicans are privately questioning whether retiring Speaker Paul Ryan can make it through Election Day. No one’s plotting to take him out at ...

DOJ, Trump strike murky deal in FBI informant spat

Under pressure from President Donald Trump, top Justice Department officials have agreed to review highly classified information with congressional leaders connected to the FBI’s investigation ...

Dems grit their teeth and cheer for Trump on North Korea

Democrats face a political minefield ahead of President Donald Trump’s historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un: how to root for success for ...

Trump and Moon to meet amid rising doubts on North Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and President Donald Trump have almost nothing in common. Moon is a soft-spoken, liberal human rights lawyer — and Trump ...

Mark Penn turns on Clintons, denounces Robert Mueller probe as 'deep-state' quasi-coup

As a former chief pollster and campaign strategist for Bill and Hillary Clinton, Mark Penn has a long history of railing against special prosecutors and ...

Trump administration moves to reverse Obama-era hunting restrictions in Alaska

The Trump administration moved Monday to rescind Obama-era regulations on hunting predators in Alaska’s national preserves, issuing a proposal that would put the state back ...

Donald Trump orders 'highly classified' data for Congress on FBI's 'tactics'

President Trump ordered his chief of staff Monday to make sure Congress gets “highly classified” information from the Justice Department, intelligence community and FBI — ...

Stefan Halper FBI informant revelation underscores MI6 ties to shadowy Trump investigations

Britain’s spy service’s connections to shadowy investigations into Donald Trump have grown stronger with the revelation that academic Stefan Halper was spying on the president’s ...

A.J. Delgado ridicules Trump campaign 'spy' claims

A former senior adviser to President Trump’s campaign ridiculed reports that the FBI had planted an informant in the campaign team. A.J. Delgado, who became ...

Trump tries to amass local army for 2020

President Donald Trump is amassing an army of political insiders for 2020 — all without leaving the White House. The Trump administration has hosted 14 ...

How Trump changed everything for The Onion

A lot has changed since 2013, when the editors of The Onion got an angry email from Donald Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen. Back then, Cohen ...

Trump demands DOJ look into whether FBI 'infiltrated or surveilled' his campaign

President Donald Trump on Sunday vowed to formally request that the Justice Department look into whether the FBI “infiltrated or surveilled” his campaign for political ...

Trump’s Sunday morning Twitter tirade

THE PRESIDENT’S WEEK … Monday: The president will lunch with VP Mike Pence and will host NASCAR champion Martin Truex Jr. at the White House. ...

Nikki Haley's Twitter account raises protocol concerns

Ever since she took over as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley’s personal Twitter account has been an object of fascination for ...

Texas mom marched after Parkland, then her town was next

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) – She stood at her bedroom door for five minutes Saturday morning trying to work up the courage to turn the ...

Trump vs 'the resistance' plays out in Washington courtroom

WASHINGTON (AP) – When police arrested more than 200 anti-Trump protesters on Inauguration Day 2017, it touched off a long-term battle of wits and wills. ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on Russia probe, border; Pruitt claims

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is skimming over the facts involving the investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. In a series of ...

Greg Abbott, Oliver North cite violence as factor in fatal Santa Fe High School shooting

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott joined parishioners seeking solace at the first church services since the deadly school shooting at Santa Fe High School as the ...

Singapore venue still to be decided in Trump-Kim Jong-un summit negotiations

Everything about the summit between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is a tough negotiation. Once the island nation of Singapore was selected ...

Texas shooting renews debate about American school design

Just hours after the nation’s latest school shooting, the debate began anew: Are American schools built in a way that makes them easy targets? Are ...

Utah teens convince lawmakers to recognize climate change

OGDEN, Utah (AP) – A group of Utah teenagers has convinced state lawmakers to adopt a resolution that recognizes the consequences of climate change and ...

Trump catches Wilkie off-guard with VA secretary nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) – In a surprise announcement that caught the candidate off-guard, President Donald Trump said he’ll nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to ...

The Latest: Ganim complains Democratic ticket "too white"

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The Latest on Democratic state convention (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim says he’s disappointed with the how ...

Trump team tries new tactics to discredit Mueller

President Donald Trump and his allies ramped up their pressure campaign against special counsel Robert Mueller on Thursday — the one-year anniversary of his sprawling ...

White House staff brace for personnel moves after leak

The leak of a White House press aide’s flippant comments about John McCain’s terminal cancer has uncorked long-simmering tensions in the communications and press offices, ...

Missouri lawmakers poised to pass big changes to tax code

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature is poised to pass sweeping changes to the state tax code before reconvening in special session to ...

Immigrant living in church leaves sanctuary for surgery

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) – A man living in a Massachusetts church as he tries to avoid deportation to his native Guatemala was forced to leave ...

Trump’s North Korea Nobel buzz could die with John Bolton

Donald Trump wants a deal with North Korea. His national security adviser thinks the North Koreans can’t be dealt with. And North Korea thinks he’s ...

Ethics chief knocks Trump over Stormy Daniels payment

The government’s top ethics officer told the Justice Department on Wednesday that President Donald Trump should have disclosed last year that he reimbursed his longtime ...

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