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  • California lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct apologizes

    California lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct apologizes

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:25 AM EST2018-02-21 07:25:56 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:28 PM EST2018-02-22 01:28:44 GMT
    The California Senate is weighing whether to punish a colleague after an independent investigation confirmed he likely engaged in unwanted flirtatious or sexually suggestive behavior with six women.
    The California Senate is weighing whether to punish a colleague after an independent investigation confirmed he likely engaged in unwanted flirtatious or sexually suggestive behavior with six women.
  • Woman in affair that led US rep to resign now seeks office

    Woman in affair that led US rep to resign now seeks office

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:33 PM EST2018-02-21 23:33:37 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:28 PM EST2018-02-22 01:28:38 GMT
    A woman whose affair with a married eight-term Pennsylvania congressman led to his resignation is now pursuing her own run for the U.S. House.
    A woman whose affair with a married eight-term Pennsylvania congressman led to his resignation is now pursuing her own run for the U.S. House.
  • GOP leaders request hold on Pennsylvania congressional map

    GOP leaders request hold on Pennsylvania congressional map

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:06 AM EST2018-02-21 16:06:40 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:28 PM EST2018-02-22 01:28:37 GMT
    Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania Legislature say they're about to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the imposition of new congressional maps, two days after they were announced by the state's highest court.
    Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania Legislature say they're about to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the imposition of new congressional maps, two days after they were announced by the state's highest court.
  • Students across US stage walkouts to protest gun violence

    Students across US stage walkouts to protest gun violence

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:36 PM EST2018-02-21 21:36:08 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:28 PM EST2018-02-22 01:28:22 GMT
    Students at high schools across the U.S. are staging walk-outs to protest gun violence in the wake of last week's Florida school shooting.
    Students at high schools across the U.S. are staging walk-outs to protest gun violence in the wake of last week's Florida school shooting.
  • Speaking out: Students who survived shooting talk activism

    Speaking out: Students who survived shooting talk activism

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:23 AM EST2018-02-21 16:23:40 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:28 PM EST2018-02-22 01:28:12 GMT
    Many students who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman High School have turned into outspoken gun control advocates.
    Many students who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman High School have turned into outspoken gun control advocates.
  • Billy Graham went from tent revivals to the White House

    Billy Graham went from tent revivals to the White House

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:33 AM EST2018-02-21 14:33:29 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:27 PM EST2018-02-22 01:27:47 GMT
    Billy Graham would be the first to say that his message was not complex or unique, but he won over audiences worldwide with his friendliness, openness, humility and unyielding religious conviction.
    Billy Graham would be the first to say that his message was not complex or unique, but he won over audiences worldwide with his friendliness, openness, humility and unyielding religious conviction.
  • Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws

    Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:43 AM EST2018-02-21 06:43:17 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:27 PM EST2018-02-22 01:27:40 GMT
    Students who survived the Florida school shooting are preparing to flood the Capitol pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they can't...
    Students who survived the Florida school shooting are preparing to flood the Capitol pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they can't persuade lawmakers to change law now.
  • Rev. Billy Graham, known as 'America's Pastor,' dies at 99

    Rev. Billy Graham, known as 'America's Pastor,' dies at 99

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:33 AM EST2018-02-21 13:33:54 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:27 PM EST2018-02-22 01:27:15 GMT
    The Rev. Billy Graham, counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died at age 99. Spokesman Mark DeMoss tell The Associated Press that Graham died Wednesday morning at...
    The Rev. Billy Graham, counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died at age 99. Spokesman Mark DeMoss tell The Associated Press that Graham died Wednesday morning at his home in Montreat, North Carolina.
  • The Latest: Governor focusing on court order for new map

    The Latest: Governor focusing on court order for new map

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:47 PM EST2018-02-22 00:47:55 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:27 PM EST2018-02-22 01:27:03 GMT
    Pennsylvania's 2 highest-ranking Republican legislative leaders ask US Supreme Court to block new congressional district map viewed as likely to help Democrats.
    Pennsylvania's 2 highest-ranking Republican legislative leaders ask US Supreme Court to block new congressional district map viewed as likely to help Democrats.
  • 'Fix it!' Gun violence plea to Trump from students, parents

    'Fix it!' Gun violence plea to Trump from students, parents

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:47 AM EST2018-02-21 06:47:00 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:26 PM EST2018-02-22 01:26:39 GMT
    Trump declares that more must be done to protect America's children, asks Justice Department to seek ban on rapid-fire bump stocks.
    Trump declares that more must be done to protect America's children, asks Justice Department to seek ban on rapid-fire bump stocks.
  • APNewsBreak: Iowa congressman failed to disclose new company

    APNewsBreak: Iowa congressman failed to disclose new company

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:56 PM EST2018-02-21 17:56:58 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:26 PM EST2018-02-22 01:26:13 GMT
    A congressman from Iowa violated House ethics rules by failing to disclose a new company that he owns, a mysterious outfit that uses one of his federal staffers in a false testimonial for its services.
    A congressman from Iowa violated House ethics rules by failing to disclose a new company that he owns, a mysterious outfit that uses one of his federal staffers in a false testimonial for its services.
  • House panel seeks info on EPA chief's first-class flights

    House panel seeks info on EPA chief's first-class flights

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:17 PM EST2018-02-21 23:17:34 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:17 PM EST2018-02-22 01:17:28 GMT
    A Republican-led congressional committee is demanding records related to premium-class flights taken by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt.
    A Republican-led congressional committee is demanding records related to premium-class flights taken by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt.
  • Mueller files new charges in Manafort case

    Mueller files new charges in Manafort case

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:56 PM EST2018-02-21 19:56:34 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:17 PM EST2018-02-22 01:17:25 GMT
    Court records indicate at least one new charge has been filed under seal in the case against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman.
    Court records indicate at least one new charge has been filed under seal in the case against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman.
  • White House says US could reach 3 percent growth rate

    White House says US could reach 3 percent growth rate

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:13 PM EST2018-02-21 17:13:41 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:17 PM EST2018-02-22 01:17:20 GMT
    The White House says the U.S. could achieve annual growth rates of 3 percent through the next decade if President Donald Trump's policies on regulations and infrastructure are enacted.
    The White House says the U.S. could achieve annual growth rates of 3 percent through the next decade if President Donald Trump's policies on regulations and infrastructure are enacted.
  • Trump again attacks Obama over Russia

    Trump again attacks Obama over Russia

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:45 AM EST2018-02-21 14:45:11 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:17 PM EST2018-02-22 01:17:08 GMT
    President Donald Trump is again attacking his predecessor, suggesting he should have done more to prevent Russian election meddling.
    President Donald Trump is again attacking his predecessor, suggesting he should have done more to prevent Russian election meddling.
  • Supreme Court sides with Chicago museum in terror case

    Supreme Court sides with Chicago museum in terror case

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:43 AM EST2018-02-21 15:43:40 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:17 PM EST2018-02-22 01:17:06 GMT
    The Supreme Court is preventing survivors of a 1997 terrorist attack from seizing Persian artifacts at Chicago museums to help pay a $71.5 million default judgment against Iran.
    The Supreme Court is preventing survivors of a 1997 terrorist attack from seizing Persian artifacts at Chicago museums to help pay a $71.5 million default judgment against Iran.
  • The Latest: House seeks records of EPA chief's travel

    The Latest: House seeks records of EPA chief's travel

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:56 PM EST2018-02-21 23:56:37 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:17 PM EST2018-02-22 01:17:03 GMT
    A Republican-led congressional committee is demanding records related to premium-class flights taken by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt.
    A Republican-led congressional committee is demanding records related to premium-class flights taken by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt.
  • Reports suggest GOP House hopeful got racy texts from aide

    Reports suggest GOP House hopeful got racy texts from aide

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:36 PM EST2018-02-21 22:36:55 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:01 PM EST2018-02-22 01:01:08 GMT
    A Christian minister running to replace a congressman who resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations reportedly traded suggestive text messages with a female staffer who included a topless photo of herself in one...
    A Christian minister running to replace a congressman who resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations reportedly traded suggestive text messages with a female staffer who included a topless photo of herself in one of the exchanges.
  • A look at the scandals surrounding Israel's prime minister

    A look at the scandals surrounding Israel's prime minister

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:55 AM EST2018-02-21 12:55:22 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:59 PM EST2018-02-22 00:59:17 GMT
    A look at the scandals engulfing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is fighting for his political life while denying any wrongdoing.
    A look at the scandals engulfing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is fighting for his political life while denying any wrongdoing.
  • Top Greek politicians facing probe over pharma scandal

    Top Greek politicians facing probe over pharma scandal

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:53 PM EST2018-02-21 20:53:52 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:59 PM EST2018-02-22 00:59:13 GMT
    In a heated debate set to last 13 hours, Greek lawmakers were to decide on whether to launch an investigation into 10 senior politicians, including two former prime ministers, over allegations they were involved in...
    In a heated debate set to last 13 hours, Greek lawmakers were to decide on whether to launch an investigation into 10 senior politicians, including two former prime ministers, over allegations they were involved in a pharmaceutical bribery scandal.
  • Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidency

    Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidency

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:25 AM EST2018-02-21 07:25:45 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:56 PM EST2018-02-22 00:56:38 GMT
    Donald Trump Jr. says any talk that his family is profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" as he kicked off a highly publicized visit to India to promote real estate deals that bear his family's name.
    Donald Trump Jr. says any talk that his family is profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" as he kicked off a highly publicized visit to India to promote real estate deals that bear his family's name.
  • The Latest: Sheriff: Deputies to carry rifles at schools

    The Latest: Sheriff: Deputies to carry rifles at schools

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:03 AM EST2018-02-21 12:03:34 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:54 PM EST2018-02-22 00:54:35 GMT
    The day before 17 people were gunned down inside a Florida school, a co-worker says the suspect made plans to go with him to a shooting range.
    The day before 17 people were gunned down inside a Florida school, a co-worker says the suspect made plans to go with him to a shooting range.
  • Correction: Florida Shooting-Mental Health story

    Correction: Florida Shooting-Mental Health story

    Monday, February 19 2018 12:21 PM EST2018-02-19 17:21:17 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:56 PM EST2018-02-21 23:56:27 GMT
    The U.S. medical community is voicing mounting frustration over the Trump administration's focus on mental illness to fight mass violence.
    The U.S. medical community is voicing mounting frustration over the Trump administration's focus on mental illness to fight mass violence.
  • Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums

    Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:21 AM EST2018-02-20 14:21:53 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:56 PM EST2018-02-21 23:56:08 GMT
    Trump administration backs less-comprehensive, lower cost health plans in proposed rules.
    Trump administration backs less-comprehensive, lower cost health plans in proposed rules.
  • The Latest: NY lawmaker links mass murderers, Democrats

    The Latest: NY lawmaker links mass murderers, Democrats

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:24 PM EST2018-02-21 21:24:00 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:38 PM EST2018-02-21 23:38:29 GMT
    Maryland high school students who rallied at the U.S. Capitol in support of stronger gun control have marched to the White House.
    Maryland high school students who rallied at the U.S. Capitol in support of stronger gun control have marched to the White House.
  • NTSB: Truck hit by GOP train was on tracks after warning

    NTSB: Truck hit by GOP train was on tracks after warning

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:23 AM EST2018-02-21 16:23:30 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:04 PM EST2018-02-21 23:04:36 GMT
    Witnesses to a collision between a train carrying Republican congressmen and a garbage truck in rural Virginia have told investigators that the truck entered the railroad crossing after safety gates came down to...
    Witnesses to a collision between a train carrying Republican congressmen and a garbage truck in rural Virginia have told investigators that the truck entered the railroad crossing after safety gates came down to warn drivers about the approaching train.
  • Texas governor weighs parole board's advice on inmate's fate

    Texas governor weighs parole board's advice on inmate's fate

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:23 PM EST2018-02-21 20:23:37 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:01 PM EST2018-02-21 23:01:08 GMT
    The fate of a convicted Texas killer nearing execution is in Gov. Greg Abbott's hands after the state parole board made the rare recommendation that the prisoner's life be spared.
    The fate of a convicted Texas killer nearing execution is in Gov. Greg Abbott's hands after the state parole board made the rare recommendation that the prisoner's life be spared.
  • Insiders: Russia troll farm even zanier than indictment says

    Insiders: Russia troll farm even zanier than indictment says

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:03 PM EST2018-02-20 18:03:23 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:49 PM EST2018-02-21 22:49:51 GMT
    Insiders say the U.S. indictment against the St. Petersburg troll farm only scratches the surface of the agency's zany, ambitious operations _ and glosses over just how unconvincing some of its stunts could be.
    Insiders say the U.S. indictment against the St. Petersburg troll farm only scratches the surface of the agency's zany, ambitious operations _ and glosses over just how unconvincing some of its stunts could be.
  • Lawyer: Melania Trump's parents are permanent US residents

    Lawyer: Melania Trump's parents are permanent US residents

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:03 PM EST2018-02-21 19:03:57 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:19 PM EST2018-02-21 22:19:02 GMT
    A lawyer representing first lady Melania Trump's parents says that both are living legally in the U.S. Attorney Michael Wildes says Viktor and Amalija Knavs "are both lawfully admitted to the United States as...
    A lawyer representing first lady Melania Trump's parents says that both are living legally in the U.S. Attorney Michael Wildes says Viktor and Amalija Knavs "are both lawfully admitted to the United States as permanent residents.".
  • Colorado congressman booed as people demand action on guns

    Colorado congressman booed as people demand action on guns

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:46 AM EST2018-02-21 06:46:39 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:55 PM EST2018-02-21 21:55:53 GMT
    A Denver-area congressman whose district was the site of the Aurora movie theater shooting in 2012 was booed at a town hall Tuesday night as people called for action after the Florida school shooting.
    A Denver-area congressman whose district was the site of the Aurora movie theater shooting in 2012 was booed at a town hall Tuesday night as people called for action after the Florida school shooting.
  • Geraldo Rivera talks weapons age-limits with Trump

    Geraldo Rivera talks weapons age-limits with Trump

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:23 PM EST2018-02-21 17:23:56 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-02-21 21:46:45 GMT
    Television personality Geraldo Rivera says he has discussed the idea of raising the minimum age to purchase assault-type weapons with President Donald Trump, adding that Trump "took it under advisement.".
    Television personality Geraldo Rivera says he has discussed the idea of raising the minimum age to purchase assault-type weapons with President Donald Trump, adding that Trump "took it under advisement.".
  • Vandalism, violent incidents mark Italy's election campaign

    Vandalism, violent incidents mark Italy's election campaign

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:13 PM EST2018-02-21 19:13:33 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:28 PM EST2018-02-21 21:28:52 GMT
    Acts of vandalism and violence are marking Italy's election campaign.
    Acts of vandalism and violence are marking Italy's election campaign.
  • Bahrain sentences prominent activist to 5 years in prison

    Bahrain sentences prominent activist to 5 years in prison

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:06 AM EST2018-02-21 08:06:20 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:28 PM EST2018-02-21 21:28:47 GMT
    A court in Bahrain has sentenced a prominent activist to five years in prison over tweets alleging torture at a prison in his country and criticizing Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen.
    A court in Bahrain has sentenced a prominent activist to five years in prison over tweets alleging torture at a prison in his country and criticizing Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen.
  • Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands

    Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US lands

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:01 AM EST2018-02-19 07:01:12 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:18 PM EST2018-02-21 21:18:36 GMT
    A year of turmoil at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of staff members re-assigned, key positions go unfilled, rules governing industry shelved and a mass resignation from a National Park system...
    A year of turmoil at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of staff members re-assigned, key positions go unfilled, rules governing industry shelved and a mass resignation from a National Park system advisory board.
  • Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

    Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:19 AM EST2018-02-17 06:19:49 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:06 PM EST2018-02-21 21:06:24 GMT
    Indictment shows how Facebook and Twitter got seriously played by Russian agents.
    Indictment shows how Facebook and Twitter got seriously played by Russian agents.
  • Supreme Court: Dodd-Frank whistleblower protection is narrow

    Supreme Court: Dodd-Frank whistleblower protection is narrow

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:43 AM EST2018-02-21 15:43:27 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:58 PM EST2018-02-21 20:58:43 GMT
    The Supreme Court says whistleblower protections passed by Congress after the 2008 financial crisis only apply to people who report problems to the government, not more broadly.
    The Supreme Court says whistleblower protections passed by Congress after the 2008 financial crisis only apply to people who report problems to the government, not more broadly.
  • Madrid art fair yanks photo exhibit amid political spat

    Madrid art fair yanks photo exhibit amid political spat

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:33 AM EST2018-02-21 14:33:59 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:44 PM EST2018-02-21 20:44:45 GMT
    Madrid's International Art Fair has yanked an exhibition entitled "Political Prisoners in Contemporary Spain," prompting charges of censorship against the government-funded body which operates the event venue.
    Madrid's International Art Fair has yanked an exhibition entitled "Political Prisoners in Contemporary Spain," prompting charges of censorship against the government-funded body which operates the event venue.
  • Australian leader off to US for talks with Trump, governors

    Australian leader off to US for talks with Trump, governors

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:52 PM EST2018-02-21 00:52:11 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:55 PM EST2018-02-21 18:55:56 GMT
    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads for the United States accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the U.S.
    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads for the United States accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the U.S.
  • State Department says NKorea passed up meeting with Pence

    State Department says NKorea passed up meeting with Pence

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:46 AM EST2018-02-21 06:46:52 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:36 PM EST2018-02-21 18:36:33 GMT
    State Department says North Korean officials passed up an opportunity to meet face to face with Vice President Mike Pence during his visit to South Korea for the Olympic Games.
    State Department says North Korean officials passed up an opportunity to meet face to face with Vice President Mike Pence during his visit to South Korea for the Olympic Games.
  • Secret Service clears suspicious vehicle by White House

    Secret Service clears suspicious vehicle by White House

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:46 AM EST2018-02-21 13:46:54 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:19 PM EST2018-02-21 18:19:05 GMT
    The Secret Service says officers are responding to a suspicious vehicle near the White House.
    The Secret Service says officers are responding to a suspicious vehicle near the White House.
  • White House: New policy won't affect Trump's son-in-law

    White House: New policy won't affect Trump's son-in-law

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:13 AM EST2018-02-21 06:13:44 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:05 PM EST2018-02-21 18:05:43 GMT
    White House says Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, won't be affected by a new policy aimed at those without a permanent security clearance.
    White House says Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, won't be affected by a new policy aimed at those without a permanent security clearance.
  • Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race

    Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:18 PM EST2018-02-16 18:18:40 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:57 PM EST2018-02-21 17:57:40 GMT
    The office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities.
    The office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities.
  • Latvian official misses ECB meeting as investigation deepens

    Latvian official misses ECB meeting as investigation deepens

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:33 AM EST2018-02-21 12:33:18 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:14 PM EST2018-02-21 17:14:05 GMT
    The Latvian official on the European Central Bank's top policymaking council will miss a scheduled meeting Wednesday amid an investigation into reported corruption.
    The Latvian official on the European Central Bank's top policymaking council will miss a scheduled meeting Wednesday amid an investigation into reported corruption.
  • Wife of lawmaker who killed himself loses election bid

    Wife of lawmaker who killed himself loses election bid

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:32 PM EST2018-02-21 02:32:15 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:30 AM EST2018-02-21 16:30:05 GMT
    A special election is being held in Kentucky to replace a legislator who killed himself after allegations surfaced from a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her when she was a teenager.
    A special election is being held in Kentucky to replace a legislator who killed himself after allegations surfaced from a woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her when she was a teenager.
  • Idaho lawmaker not sorry for yelling 'abortion is murder'

    Idaho lawmaker not sorry for yelling 'abortion is murder'

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:14 AM EST2018-02-20 07:14:53 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:26 AM EST2018-02-21 16:26:47 GMT
    An ethics complaint has been filed against an Idaho state senator after a tweet from an account purported to be the Republican lawmaker's directed students to discuss "killing babies" with a Democratic colleague.
    An ethics complaint has been filed against an Idaho state senator after a tweet from an account purported to be the Republican lawmaker's directed students to discuss "killing babies" with a Democratic colleague.
  • After teenager's arrest, liberal Vermont ponders gun safety

    After teenager's arrest, liberal Vermont ponders gun safety

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:22 PM EST2018-02-21 00:22:08 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:46 AM EST2018-02-21 15:46:41 GMT
    What Vermont officials consider a near-miss on a high school shooting is giving a boost to gun control efforts in the state Legislature.
    What Vermont officials consider a near-miss on a high school shooting is giving a boost to gun control efforts in the state Legislature.
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    10 Things to Know for Today

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:25 AM EST2018-02-21 11:25:17 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:16 AM EST2018-02-21 15:16:33 GMT
    Among 10 Things to Know: Florida shooting survivors demand action on guns; Israeli media say Netanyahu confidant will testify against him; Lindsey Vonn wins bronze in final Olympic downhill.
    Among 10 Things to Know: Florida shooting survivors demand action on guns; Israeli media say Netanyahu confidant will testify against him; Lindsey Vonn wins bronze in final Olympic downhill.
  • The Latest: 13 Russians accused of plot to disrupt election

    The Latest: 13 Russians accused of plot to disrupt election

    Friday, February 16 2018 2:03 PM EST2018-02-16 19:03:00 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:08 AM EST2018-02-21 15:08:26 GMT
    Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein says the goal of 13 Russians and three Russian entities charged Friday was "spreading distrust" of 2016 candidates and the political system.
    Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein says the goal of 13 Russians and three Russian entities charged Friday was "spreading distrust" of 2016 candidates and the political system.
  • Kansas lawmakers split on response to teen governor hopefuls

    Kansas lawmakers split on response to teen governor hopefuls

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:42 PM EST2018-02-21 00:42:09 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:39 AM EST2018-02-21 14:39:11 GMT
    More than half a dozen prospective candidates in the crowded Kansas governor's race are teenagers, and legislators are divided over whether to try to prevent having such young hopefuls in the field in the future.
    More than half a dozen prospective candidates in the crowded Kansas governor's race are teenagers, and legislators are divided over whether to try to prevent having such young hopefuls in the field in the future.
  • Attorney admits he lied to Mueller's federal agents

    Attorney admits he lied to Mueller's federal agents

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:03 AM EST2018-02-20 14:03:43 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:38 AM EST2018-02-21 14:38:06 GMT
    President Donald Trump is suggesting Democrats are hypocrites for insisting that past elections weren't rigged, only to blame Russians for meddling after he took the White House.
    President Donald Trump is suggesting Democrats are hypocrites for insisting that past elections weren't rigged, only to blame Russians for meddling after he took the White House.
  • How a law firm's work on Ukraine ties into the Russia probe

    How a law firm's work on Ukraine ties into the Russia probe

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:34 PM EST2018-02-21 00:34:00 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:58 AM EST2018-02-21 13:58:51 GMT
    Questions and answers on how a law firm's work on Ukraine ties into Mueller's Russia probe.
    Questions and answers on how a law firm's work on Ukraine ties into Mueller's Russia probe.
  • Stephen King in tweet slams congressman as "NRA sweetheart"

    Stephen King in tweet slams congressman as "NRA sweetheart"

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:52 PM EST2018-02-20 22:52:11 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:44 AM EST2018-02-21 13:44:42 GMT
    Author Stephen King is calling a Maine congressman an "NRA sweetheart" for receiving thousands of dollars from the gun rights advocacy group.
    Author Stephen King is calling a Maine congressman an "NRA sweetheart" for receiving thousands of dollars from the gun rights advocacy group.
  • Government bombing of Damascus suburbs kills more than 100

    Government bombing of Damascus suburbs kills more than 100

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 3:32 AM EST2018-02-20 08:32:49 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:46 AM EST2018-02-21 09:46:39 GMT
    Syrian activists, paramedics say 98 people were killed in government shelling of rebel-held Damascus suburbs on Monday.
    Syrian activists, paramedics say 98 people were killed in government shelling of rebel-held Damascus suburbs on Monday.
  • Luxury property ad blitz heralds Trump son's visit to India

    Luxury property ad blitz heralds Trump son's visit to India

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:21 AM EST2018-02-20 05:21:36 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:37 AM EST2018-02-21 07:37:02 GMT
    The eldest son of President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on Indians who have bought units in Trump-branded developments.
    The eldest son of President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on Indians who have bought units in Trump-branded developments.
  • Florida survivors, lawmakers on collision course over guns

    Florida survivors, lawmakers on collision course over guns

    Monday, February 19 2018 11:32 PM EST2018-02-20 04:32:03 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:05 AM EST2018-02-21 07:05:17 GMT
    A hundred Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to head by bus to Florida's capital to urge lawmakers to act to prevent a repeat of massacre that claimed 17 lives.
    A hundred Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to head by bus to Florida's capital to urge lawmakers to act to prevent a repeat of massacre that claimed 17 lives.
  • Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

    Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:12 AM EST2018-02-20 07:12:01 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:56 AM EST2018-02-21 06:56:04 GMT
    Dozens of teens spread their bodies across the pavement outside the White House on Monday to symbolize the dead in the Florida school shooting and call for stronger gun controls.
    Dozens of teens spread their bodies across the pavement outside the White House on Monday to symbolize the dead in the Florida school shooting and call for stronger gun controls.
  • US: North Korea canceled meeting with Pence at last minute

    US: North Korea canceled meeting with Pence at last minute

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:32 PM EST2018-02-21 00:32:13 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:56 AM EST2018-02-21 06:56:01 GMT
    US says Pence was ready to meet with North Korea at Olympics, but North Korea canceled at last minute.
    US says Pence was ready to meet with North Korea at Olympics, but North Korea canceled at last minute.
  • Week of reckoning on White House aides' access to secrets

    Week of reckoning on White House aides' access to secrets

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:53 PM EST2018-02-21 01:53:37 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:25 AM EST2018-02-21 05:25:10 GMT
    It's a week of reckoning for White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and dozens of other officials who have been working without permanent security clearances for the better part of a year.
    It's a week of reckoning for White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and dozens of other officials who have been working without permanent security clearances for the better part of a year.
  • Investigation of California senator finds 6 misconduct cases

    Investigation of California senator finds 6 misconduct cases

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:22 PM EST2018-02-21 02:22:58 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:24 AM EST2018-02-21 05:24:52 GMT
    An investigation has determined a California senator likely engaged in six instances of flirtatious or sexually suggestive behavior with female staff members and lobbyists in the past decade.
    An investigation has determined a California senator likely engaged in six instances of flirtatious or sexually suggestive behavior with female staff members and lobbyists in the past decade.
  • The Latest: Stoneman Douglas students greeted in Tallahassee

    The Latest: Stoneman Douglas students greeted in Tallahassee

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:48 PM EST2018-02-20 18:48:20 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:53 PM EST2018-02-21 04:53:06 GMT
    Two buses are preparing to take about 100 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to Tallahassee so that they can pressure state lawmakers to pass more restrictive gun laws.
    Two buses are preparing to take about 100 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to Tallahassee so that they can pressure state lawmakers to pass more restrictive gun laws.
  • The Latest: Justice Dept to step up review of bump stocks

    The Latest: Justice Dept to step up review of bump stocks

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:03 AM EST2018-02-20 14:03:49 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:05 PM EST2018-02-21 03:05:23 GMT
    President Donald Trump is crediting "popular Tax Cuts which the Dems want to take away" with giving his Republican Party an edge in recent polling.
    President Donald Trump is crediting "popular Tax Cuts which the Dems want to take away" with giving his Republican Party an edge in recent polling.
  • Urged on by Trump, GOP to fight Pennsylvania's district map

    Urged on by Trump, GOP to fight Pennsylvania's district map

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:11 AM EST2018-02-20 05:11:45 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:44 PM EST2018-02-21 02:44:12 GMT
    The map of congressional districts imposed by Pennsylvania's high court for the state's 2018 elections gives Democrats a boost in their mission to wrest control of the U.S. House.
    The map of congressional districts imposed by Pennsylvania's high court for the state's 2018 elections gives Democrats a boost in their mission to wrest control of the U.S. House.
  • Students shaken by shooting focus on stopping gun violence

    Students shaken by shooting focus on stopping gun violence

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:12 AM EST2018-02-20 07:12:09 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:37 PM EST2018-02-21 02:37:46 GMT
    Survivors of a Florida high school shooting that left 17 dead are channeling their anger and sadness into action.
    Survivors of a Florida high school shooting that left 17 dead are channeling their anger and sadness into action.
  • Supreme Court rejects 2 gun rights appeals

    Supreme Court rejects 2 gun rights appeals

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:52 AM EST2018-02-20 14:52:36 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:07 PM EST2018-02-21 02:07:25 GMT
    The Supreme Court is rejecting two challenges by guns rights groups to California laws regulating firearms' sales.
    The Supreme Court is rejecting two challenges by guns rights groups to California laws regulating firearms' sales.
  • Ethics Committee confirms review of Tennessee lawmaker

    Ethics Committee confirms review of Tennessee lawmaker

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:46 PM EST2018-02-20 19:46:45 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:33 PM EST2018-02-21 00:33:54 GMT
    The House Ethics Committee is confirming that it's investigating Republican Rep. John Duncan of Tennessee, who is now serving his 16th term in the House and has already announced he won't seek re-election.
    The House Ethics Committee is confirming that it's investigating Republican Rep. John Duncan of Tennessee, who is now serving his 16th term in the House and has already announced he won't seek re-election.
  • The Latest: Attorney pleads guilty to lying

    The Latest: Attorney pleads guilty to lying

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:52 AM EST2018-02-20 14:52:08 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:35 PM EST2018-02-20 23:35:10 GMT
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's prosecutors have filed a new charge against a London-based lawyer they say lied to federal investigators in the Russia probe.
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's prosecutors have filed a new charge against a London-based lawyer they say lied to federal investigators in the Russia probe.
  • Shulkin intends to stay in VA post with White House support

    Shulkin intends to stay in VA post with White House support

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 3:12 PM EST2018-02-20 20:12:00 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:33 PM EST2018-02-20 22:33:41 GMT
    Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, fighting for political survival, says he has the president's trust and will stay in his job.
    Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, fighting for political survival, says he has the president's trust and will stay in his job.
  • The Latest: Group says Syria death toll tops 100 for the day

    The Latest: Group says Syria death toll tops 100 for the day

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:12 AM EST2018-02-20 10:12:12 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:25 PM EST2018-02-20 22:25:09 GMT
    The Latest: UNICEF's 'blank' statement decries killings of scores, including children, in rebel-held Damascus suburb.
    The Latest: UNICEF's 'blank' statement decries killings of scores, including children, in rebel-held Damascus suburb.
  • Advocacy group sues Justice for prison policy files

    Advocacy group sues Justice for prison policy files

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 3:52 PM EST2018-02-20 20:52:01 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:12 PM EST2018-02-20 22:12:21 GMT
    An advocacy group is suing the Justice Department for not turning over records sought under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act.
    An advocacy group is suing the Justice Department for not turning over records sought under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act.
  • Few states let courts take guns from people deemed a threat

    Few states let courts take guns from people deemed a threat

    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:01 PM EST2018-02-18 17:01:19 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:04 PM EST2018-02-20 22:04:49 GMT
    A growing number of states are considering laws allowing courts to temporarily remove guns from people considered to be dangerous.
    A growing number of states are considering laws allowing courts to temporarily remove guns from people considered to be dangerous.
  • Serena Williams champions issues on _ and off _ tennis court

    Serena Williams champions issues on _ and off _ tennis court

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:54 AM EST2018-02-20 06:54:26 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:58 PM EST2018-02-20 21:58:05 GMT
    Serena Williams, other black women athletes stand up on the issues, but often struggle to be heard.
    Serena Williams, other black women athletes stand up on the issues, but often struggle to be heard.
  • Trump endorses Romney's Senate bid _ and Romney accepts

    Trump endorses Romney's Senate bid _ and Romney accepts

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:03 AM EST2018-02-20 07:03:41 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:15 PM EST2018-02-20 21:15:04 GMT
    President Donald Trump and Mitt Romney have been at odds off and on, but they now see eye to eye on Romney's bid for a Senate seat from Utah.
    President Donald Trump and Mitt Romney have been at odds off and on, but they now see eye to eye on Romney's bid for a Senate seat from Utah.
  • Trump to attend Gridiron Dinner after skipping it last year

    Trump to attend Gridiron Dinner after skipping it last year

    Monday, February 19 2018 3:41 PM EST2018-02-19 20:41:48 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:47 PM EST2018-02-20 19:47:13 GMT
    President Donald Trump plans to attend the annual Gridiron Dinner, a white-tie society affair he stayed away from last year.
    President Donald Trump plans to attend the annual Gridiron Dinner, a white-tie society affair he stayed away from last year.
  • Supreme Court won't take case of Dead Sea Scrolls defendant

    Supreme Court won't take case of Dead Sea Scrolls defendant

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:02 AM EST2018-02-20 15:02:23 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:46 PM EST2018-02-20 19:46:51 GMT
    The Supreme Court won't take up the case of a blogger convicted of criminally impersonating his father's academic rivals on the subject of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
    The Supreme Court won't take up the case of a blogger convicted of criminally impersonating his father's academic rivals on the subject of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
  • Maldives parliament approves extension of state of emergency

    Maldives parliament approves extension of state of emergency

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:03 PM EST2018-02-20 18:03:09 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:15 PM EST2018-02-20 18:15:46 GMT
    Maldives' parliament has approved a 30-day extension of a state of emergency declared by the president to strengthen his power ignoring a plea from regional power India.
    Maldives' parliament has approved a 30-day extension of a state of emergency declared by the president to strengthen his power ignoring a plea from regional power India.
  • Oxfam apologizes over handling of Haiti abuse scandal

    Oxfam apologizes over handling of Haiti abuse scandal

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:11 AM EST2018-02-20 10:11:54 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:35 PM EST2018-02-20 17:35:53 GMT
    British lawmakers are set to question officials of two anti-poverty charities Tuesday amid concern sex predators are targeting aid organizations because of the chaotic environments in which they work.
    British lawmakers are set to question officials of two anti-poverty charities Tuesday amid concern sex predators are targeting aid organizations because of the chaotic environments in which they work.
  • President Trump to host Swedish prime minister March 6

    President Trump to host Swedish prime minister March 6

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:22 AM EST2018-02-20 16:22:05 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:25 AM EST2018-02-20 16:25:48 GMT
    President Donald Trump will host Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven at the White House next month.
    President Donald Trump will host Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven at the White House next month.
  • Jesse Jackson: LeBron's 'slam dunk for justice is needed'

    Jesse Jackson: LeBron's 'slam dunk for justice is needed'

    Monday, February 19 2018 4:41 PM EST2018-02-19 21:41:24 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:43 AM EST2018-02-20 15:43:45 GMT
    Rev. Jesse Jackson says he's deeply insulted by Fox News host's 'attack' on Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James, says James' 'slam dunk for justice is needed'.
    Rev. Jesse Jackson says he's deeply insulted by Fox News host's 'attack' on Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James, says James' 'slam dunk for justice is needed'.
  • Trump revives push for limits on immigrants bringing family

    Trump revives push for limits on immigrants bringing family

    Monday, February 19 2018 12:01 PM EST2018-02-19 17:01:17 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:16 AM EST2018-02-20 14:16:53 GMT
    The family reunification system that has been central to U.S. immigration law for half a century is suddenly facing talk of a complete overhaul thanks to President Donald Trump.
    The family reunification system that has been central to U.S. immigration law for half a century is suddenly facing talk of a complete overhaul thanks to President Donald Trump.
  • Seeking Swiss safety, Catalan activist snubs Spanish probe

    Seeking Swiss safety, Catalan activist snubs Spanish probe

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:11 AM EST2018-02-20 10:11:52 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:43 AM EST2018-02-20 12:43:59 GMT
    A leading Catalan politician is vowing to carry on advocating for Catalan independence from her current base in Switzerland where she is evading a Spanish judicial probe for her role in last year's illegal...
    A leading Catalan politician is vowing to carry on advocating for Catalan independence from her current base in Switzerland where she is evading a Spanish judicial probe for her role in last year's illegal secession attempt.
  • 'A nightmare': Banker tells tale of Latvian corruption

    'A nightmare': Banker tells tale of Latvian corruption

    Monday, February 19 2018 11:32 AM EST2018-02-19 16:32:31 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:23 AM EST2018-02-20 11:23:02 GMT
    Financial corruption and Russian money laundering has come right to the front door of the powerful European Central Bank, which oversees monetary policy for 19 countries _ all from the tiny country of Latvia.
    Financial corruption and Russian money laundering has come right to the front door of the powerful European Central Bank, which oversees monetary policy for 19 countries _ all from the tiny country of Latvia.
  • Scandals highlight Israeli leader's media obsession

    Scandals highlight Israeli leader's media obsession

    Monday, February 19 2018 11:44 AM EST2018-02-19 16:44:57 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 3:03 AM EST2018-02-20 08:03:52 GMT
    If the myriad of corruption charges currently circling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ultimately drive him from office, his downfall will likely be the result of his obsession with controlling media that...
    If the myriad of corruption charges currently circling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ultimately drive him from office, his downfall will likely be the result of his obsession with controlling media that refused to coddle him.
  • Former AP photographer Max Desfor dies at 104

    Former AP photographer Max Desfor dies at 104

    Monday, February 19 2018 9:41 AM EST2018-02-19 14:41:40 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:54 AM EST2018-02-20 07:54:06 GMT
    Max Desfor, former AP photographer who won Pulitzer for Korean War photos, dies at 104.
    Max Desfor, former AP photographer who won Pulitzer for Korean War photos, dies at 104.
  • Idaho senator shouts at students lobbying for birth control

    Idaho senator shouts at students lobbying for birth control

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:51 PM EST2018-02-20 00:51:34 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:23 AM EST2018-02-20 07:23:24 GMT
    A northern Idaho lawmaker told students affiliated with Planned Parenthood that he would call law enforcement officials if they attempted to visit his office at the Capitol.
    A northern Idaho lawmaker told students affiliated with Planned Parenthood that he would call law enforcement officials if they attempted to visit his office at the Capitol.
  • Ex-workers at Russian 'troll factory' trust US indictment

    Ex-workers at Russian 'troll factory' trust US indictment

    Monday, February 19 2018 6:31 AM EST2018-02-19 11:31:21 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:13 AM EST2018-02-20 07:13:23 GMT
    The Kremlin has dismissed a U.S. indictment that charged 13 Russians with interfering in the 2016 presidential election as lacking evidence.
    The Kremlin has dismissed a U.S. indictment that charged 13 Russians with interfering in the 2016 presidential election as lacking evidence.
  • Trump offers support for limited effort on background checks

    Trump offers support for limited effort on background checks

    Monday, February 19 2018 1:00 AM EST2018-02-19 06:00:57 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:05 AM EST2018-02-20 07:05:10 GMT
    President Donald Trump spent the weekend fuming over the Russia investigation, staying largely silent about the nearby Florida school shooting victims and the escalating gun control debate.
    President Donald Trump spent the weekend fuming over the Russia investigation, staying largely silent about the nearby Florida school shooting victims and the escalating gun control debate.
  • Trump endorses Romney for Senate bid in Utah

    Trump endorses Romney for Senate bid in Utah

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:21 PM EST2018-02-20 03:21:33 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:04 AM EST2018-02-20 07:04:42 GMT
    President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship.
    President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship.
  • Gorsuch deciding vote in key labor union funding case

    Gorsuch deciding vote in key labor union funding case

    Monday, February 19 2018 8:51 AM EST2018-02-19 13:51:17 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:36 AM EST2018-02-20 06:36:07 GMT
    Justice Neil Gorsuch holds the deciding vote in a coming Supreme Court case that could affect the financial viability of unions that are major supporters of Democratic candidates and causes.
    Justice Neil Gorsuch holds the deciding vote in a coming Supreme Court case that could affect the financial viability of unions that are major supporters of Democratic candidates and causes.
  • South Africa steps up action against Zuma-linked family

    South Africa steps up action against Zuma-linked family

    Monday, February 19 2018 7:43 AM EST2018-02-19 12:43:16 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:35 AM EST2018-02-20 06:35:23 GMT
    South African authorities escalate anti-corruption drive against a business family linked to former president Jacob Zuma, saying they could seek Interpol's help to track suspects.
    South African authorities escalate anti-corruption drive against a business family linked to former president Jacob Zuma, saying they could seek Interpol's help to track suspects.
  • Republican gains in secretary of state posts jolt Democrats

    Republican gains in secretary of state posts jolt Democrats

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:18 AM EST2018-02-20 05:18:18 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:23 AM EST2018-02-20 06:23:32 GMT
    Democrats seek to stop losses in secretary of state races, raise money for candidates.
    Democrats seek to stop losses in secretary of state races, raise money for candidates.
  • What to wear at polls? High court will have a say on that

    What to wear at polls? High court will have a say on that

    Monday, February 19 2018 1:01 AM EST2018-02-19 06:01:17 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:25 AM EST2018-02-20 05:25:07 GMT
    A Minnesota law that bars voters from wearing political hats, T-shirts, buttons and other apparel to the polls is about to get a look from the Supreme Court.
    A Minnesota law that bars voters from wearing political hats, T-shirts, buttons and other apparel to the polls is about to get a look from the Supreme Court.
  • Pennsylvania's new congressional map could boost Democrats

    Pennsylvania's new congressional map could boost Democrats

    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:53 PM EST2018-02-19 03:53:03 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 12:17 AM EST2018-02-20 05:17:23 GMT
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is on the cusp of imposing a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections, all but ensuring that Democratic prospects will improve for several seats.
    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is on the cusp of imposing a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections, all but ensuring that Democratic prospects will improve for several seats.
  • School shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to act

    School shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to act

    Saturday, February 17 2018 11:00 PM EST2018-02-18 04:00:33 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 11:24 PM EST2018-02-20 04:24:36 GMT
    Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people.
    Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people.
  • The Latest: Suspect legally purchased at least 7 long guns

    The Latest: Suspect legally purchased at least 7 long guns

    Monday, February 19 2018 8:11 AM EST2018-02-19 13:11:39 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 11:12 PM EST2018-02-20 04:12:44 GMT
    The couple who took in the Florida school shooting suspect after his mother died says he told them he was sorry after the shooting.
    The couple who took in the Florida school shooting suspect after his mother died says he told them he was sorry after the shooting.
  • 10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    Monday, February 19 2018 8:02 PM EST2018-02-20 01:02:27 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 8:02 PM EST2018-02-20 01:02:29 GMT
    Among 10 Things to Know: Florida legislators under pressure on gun laws, Russia's 'troll factory' and Pennsylvania's new congressional map.
    Among 10 Things to Know: Florida legislators under pressure on gun laws, Russia's 'troll factory' and Pennsylvania's new congressional map.
  • Candidates in Pennsylvania House race oppose weapons ban

    Candidates in Pennsylvania House race oppose weapons ban

    Monday, February 19 2018 5:51 PM EST2018-02-19 22:51:29 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 7:24 PM EST2018-02-20 00:24:58 GMT
    In the year's first congressional race, Republican and Democratic candidates in suburban Pittsburgh oppose banning weapons like the semi-automatic rifle used in Florida last week to kill 17 students and teachers.
    In the year's first congressional race, Republican and Democratic candidates in suburban Pittsburgh oppose banning weapons like the semi-automatic rifle used in Florida last week to kill 17 students and teachers.
  • The Latest: Trump again attacks Obama on Twitter

    The Latest: Trump again attacks Obama on Twitter

    Monday, February 19 2018 10:01 AM EST2018-02-19 15:01:19 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 7:03 PM EST2018-02-20 00:03:20 GMT
    White House says President Trump supports efforts to improve federal gun background check system.
    White House says President Trump supports efforts to improve federal gun background check system.
  • The Latest: Pennsylvania congressional map could boost Dems

    The Latest: Pennsylvania congressional map could boost Dems

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:51 PM EST2018-02-19 19:51:23 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 4:05 PM EST2018-02-19 21:05:23 GMT
    Pennsylvania Supreme Court imposes new congressional district map for state's 2018 elections, meeting its deadline to do so and likely setting up a challenge from Republicans.
    Pennsylvania Supreme Court imposes new congressional district map for state's 2018 elections, meeting its deadline to do so and likely setting up a challenge from Republicans.
  • Report details harm to Cuba diplomats but offers no cause

    Report details harm to Cuba diplomats but offers no cause

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:58 PM EST2018-02-15 01:58:24 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 1:25 PM EST2018-02-19 18:25:49 GMT
    Doctors are releasing the first detailed medical reports about concussion-like symptoms suffered in what the State Department has called health attacks on U.S. diplomats in Cuba.
    Doctors are releasing the first detailed medical reports about concussion-like symptoms suffered in what the State Department has called health attacks on U.S. diplomats in Cuba.
  • Case against activists threatens Kuwait's political openness

    Case against activists threatens Kuwait's political openness

    Monday, February 19 2018 8:01 AM EST2018-02-19 13:01:31 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 1:05 PM EST2018-02-19 18:05:57 GMT
    Case against dozens over 2011 parliament storming renews threat to Kuwait's unique political openness, a Gulf rarity.
    Case against dozens over 2011 parliament storming renews threat to Kuwait's unique political openness, a Gulf rarity.
  • Trump fumes about Russia investigation as nation mourns

    Trump fumes about Russia investigation as nation mourns

    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:30 AM EST2018-02-18 13:30:34 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 12:56 PM EST2018-02-19 17:56:08 GMT
    President Donald Trump is blasting the FBI, asking why they didn't investigate an Obama-era payment to Iran.
    President Donald Trump is blasting the FBI, asking why they didn't investigate an Obama-era payment to Iran.
  • After questions about travel, EPA head nixes trip to Israel

    After questions about travel, EPA head nixes trip to Israel

    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:11 PM EST2018-02-18 19:11:22 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 11:45 AM EST2018-02-19 16:45:22 GMT
    Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is postponing a planned trip to Israel.
    Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is postponing a planned trip to Israel.
  • Former VP Biden mulling another run for presidency

    Former VP Biden mulling another run for presidency

    Monday, February 19 2018 12:40 AM EST2018-02-19 05:40:57 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 9:55 AM EST2018-02-19 14:55:41 GMT
    Former Vice President Joe Biden may not be ready to give up on his White House dreams. Biden, who ran twice before _ in 1988 and again in 2008 _ has suggested to longtime foreign policy advisers he may have another...
    Former Vice President Joe Biden may not be ready to give up on his White House dreams. Biden, who ran twice before _ in 1988 and again in 2008 _ has suggested to longtime foreign policy advisers he may have another run for the presidency in his future.
  • Ex-wife of former White House aide says Hatch has apologized

    Ex-wife of former White House aide says Hatch has apologized

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:20 PM EST2018-02-19 02:20:56 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 9:13 AM EST2018-02-19 14:13:28 GMT
    Ex-wife of former White House aide accused of domestic abuse says she received a letter of apology from Sen. Orrin Hatch, who had called the initial allegations 'a vile attack'.
    Ex-wife of former White House aide accused of domestic abuse says she received a letter of apology from Sen. Orrin Hatch, who had called the initial allegations 'a vile attack'.
  • France argues World Court has no jurisdiction in graft case

    France argues World Court has no jurisdiction in graft case

    Monday, February 19 2018 5:31 AM EST2018-02-19 10:31:09 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 7:23 AM EST2018-02-19 12:23:19 GMT
    A legal battle between France and Equatorial Guinea over the corruption prosecution of the African nation's vice president is back before the International Court of Justice, months after a Paris court convicted the...
    A legal battle between France and Equatorial Guinea over the corruption prosecution of the African nation's vice president is back before the International Court of Justice, months after a Paris court convicted the vice president.
  • The Latest: Shooting survivors focus anger at Trump, tweets

    The Latest: Shooting survivors focus anger at Trump, tweets

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:40 AM EST2018-02-18 14:40:47 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 6:55 AM EST2018-02-19 11:55:24 GMT
    Survivor of the shooting rampage at a Florida high school that killed 17 people are planning a march on Washington next month to pressure politicians to take action on gun violence.
    Survivor of the shooting rampage at a Florida high school that killed 17 people are planning a march on Washington next month to pressure politicians to take action on gun violence.
  • Israeli PM Netanyahu to Iran: Don't test Israel's resolve

    Israeli PM Netanyahu to Iran: Don't test Israel's resolve

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:00 AM EST2018-02-18 10:00:35 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 5:12 AM EST2018-02-19 10:12:53 GMT
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says an international agreement with Iran has emboldened the regime in Tehran to become increasingly aggressive in the region.
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says an international agreement with Iran has emboldened the regime in Tehran to become increasingly aggressive in the region.
  • Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

    Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:59 AM EST2018-02-17 09:59:53 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 5:02 AM EST2018-02-19 10:02:53 GMT
    One of the 13 Russians indicted by the United States for interfering in the American presidential election says the US justice system is unfair.
    One of the 13 Russians indicted by the United States for interfering in the American presidential election says the US justice system is unfair.
  • Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

    Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:39 AM EST2018-02-17 05:39:48 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 3:51 AM EST2018-02-19 08:51:17 GMT
    Indictment shows how Facebook and Twitter got seriously played by Russian agents.
    Indictment shows how Facebook and Twitter got seriously played by Russian agents.
  • Trump criticizes FBI over handling of shooting suspect tip

    Trump criticizes FBI over handling of shooting suspect tip

    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:00 AM EST2018-02-18 05:00:31 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 2:25 AM EST2018-02-19 07:25:36 GMT
    President Donald Trump is criticizing the FBI over its handling of a tip on the suspect in the Florida school shooting, says bureau spending too much time on Russia probe.
    President Donald Trump is criticizing the FBI over its handling of a tip on the suspect in the Florida school shooting, says bureau spending too much time on Russia probe.
  • Biden, in public and private, tiptoes toward a 2020 run

    Biden, in public and private, tiptoes toward a 2020 run

    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:10 PM EST2018-02-17 21:10:09 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 12:41 AM EST2018-02-19 05:41:18 GMT
    Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides.
    Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides.
  • Largely silent about Florida school shooting victims

    Largely silent about Florida school shooting victims

    Sunday, February 18 2018 1:00 PM EST2018-02-18 18:00:48 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:22 PM EST2018-02-19 04:22:14 GMT
    President Donald Trump will hold a listening session with high school students this week following the deadly school shooting in Florida.
    President Donald Trump will hold a listening session with high school students this week following the deadly school shooting in Florida.
  • Trump focuses on first responders after Florida shooting

    Trump focuses on first responders after Florida shooting

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:30 AM EST2018-02-17 06:30:32 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:04 PM EST2018-02-18 17:04:03 GMT
    President Donald Trump visited a Florida community reeling from a deadly school shooting, meeting privately with victims and cheering the heroics of first responders, but extending few public words of consolation...
    President Donald Trump visited a Florida community reeling from a deadly school shooting, meeting privately with victims and cheering the heroics of first responders, but extending few public words of consolation to those in deep mourning.
  • How to disrupt an election: Fake IDs, fraud and Facebook

    How to disrupt an election: Fake IDs, fraud and Facebook

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:04 AM EST2018-02-17 06:04:11 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:03 PM EST2018-02-18 17:03:49 GMT
    Russians launched plot against US election in 2014, mixing old-fashioned political agitation with 21st century social media tools.
    Russians launched plot against US election in 2014, mixing old-fashioned political agitation with 21st century social media tools.
  • Food box idea draws criticism from Democrats, advocates

    Food box idea draws criticism from Democrats, advocates

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:27 AM EST2018-02-16 06:27:20 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:51 AM EST2018-02-18 16:51:35 GMT
    The Trump administration considers replacing food stamps with pre-assembled boxes of canned foods and other shelf-stable goods.
    The Trump administration considers replacing food stamps with pre-assembled boxes of canned foods and other shelf-stable goods.
  • Film showcases historically black colleges and universities

    Film showcases historically black colleges and universities

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:31 AM EST2018-02-17 15:31:36 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:47 AM EST2018-02-18 15:47:39 GMT
    Documentary delves into historically black colleges and universities, shows they have been about more than learning what's in books and have been driving forces for African-American economic and political advancement.
    Documentary delves into historically black colleges and universities, shows they have been about more than learning what's in books and have been driving forces for African-American economic and political advancement.
  • Husband of slain MP Jo Cox steps down after misconduct claim

    Husband of slain MP Jo Cox steps down after misconduct claim

    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:30 AM EST2018-02-18 12:30:54 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:13 AM EST2018-02-18 15:13:21 GMT
    The widower of a murdered British legislator has stepped down from two charities set up in her memory after allegations of sexual misconduct in the past were reported.
    The widower of a murdered British legislator has stepped down from two charities set up in her memory after allegations of sexual misconduct in the past were reported.
  • School walkouts, sit-ins planned after Florida shooting

    School walkouts, sit-ins planned after Florida shooting

    Saturday, February 17 2018 7:20 PM EST2018-02-18 00:20:23 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:05 AM EST2018-02-18 15:05:08 GMT
    The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses nationwide aimed at pushing lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws.
    The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses nationwide aimed at pushing lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws.
  • Pistorius prosecutor sets sights on South Africa's Zuma

    Pistorius prosecutor sets sights on South Africa's Zuma

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:00 AM EST2018-02-18 14:00:33 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:56 AM EST2018-02-18 14:56:45 GMT
    Former South African state prosecutor who led case against convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is prepared to take legal action against ex-president Jacob Zuma.
    Former South African state prosecutor who led case against convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is prepared to take legal action against ex-president Jacob Zuma.
  • The Latest: Iran vows to respond if US gives up on nuke deal

    The Latest: Iran vows to respond if US gives up on nuke deal

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:40 AM EST2018-02-18 10:40:47 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:46 AM EST2018-02-18 14:46:15 GMT
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that Israel "will never allow the rewriting of the historical truth" about the Holocaust _ a statement that comes as tensions between Israel and Poland over the issue flare anew.
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that Israel "will never allow the rewriting of the historical truth" about the Holocaust _ a statement that comes as tensions between Israel and Poland over the issue flare anew.
  • Israel's Netanyahu: A singular leader with a divisive legacy

    Israel's Netanyahu: A singular leader with a divisive legacy

    Saturday, February 17 2018 5:21 AM EST2018-02-17 10:21:59 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:32 AM EST2018-02-18 14:32:33 GMT
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be in serious trouble after police recommended bribery and other charges against him.
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be in serious trouble after police recommended bribery and other charges against him.
  • Trump overreaches to claim indictment proves 'no collusion'

    Trump overreaches to claim indictment proves 'no collusion'

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:59 AM EST2018-02-17 06:59:53 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:25 AM EST2018-02-18 14:25:04 GMT
    Trump over-reaches to claim Russian indictment is proof of 'no collusion'.
    Trump over-reaches to claim Russian indictment is proof of 'no collusion'.
  • FBI pressure increases with failure to avert school shooting

    FBI pressure increases with failure to avert school shooting

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:10 AM EST2018-02-17 06:10:07 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:24 AM EST2018-02-18 14:24:57 GMT
    The revelation that the FBI botched a tip on the Florida school shooting suspect intensifies pressure on the bureau.
    The revelation that the FBI botched a tip on the Florida school shooting suspect intensifies pressure on the bureau.
  • Florida legislators struggle with how to respond to shooting

    Florida legislators struggle with how to respond to shooting

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:23 PM EST2018-02-17 18:23:52 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:23 AM EST2018-02-18 14:23:54 GMT
    Stunned by a horrific shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead, the state Legislature is grappling with what to do in the aftermath.
    Stunned by a horrific shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead, the state Legislature is grappling with what to do in the aftermath.
  • Budget undercuts Trump focus on mental health, school safety

    Budget undercuts Trump focus on mental health, school safety

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:56 AM EST2018-02-16 05:56:23 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:12 AM EST2018-02-18 14:12:18 GMT
    Budget undercuts Trump's call for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to Florida shootings.
    Budget undercuts Trump's call for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to Florida shootings.
  • The Latest: Jazz rookie Mitchell wins slam dunk contest

    The Latest: Jazz rookie Mitchell wins slam dunk contest

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:50 PM EST2018-02-17 18:50:06 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:43 AM EST2018-02-18 13:43:28 GMT
    Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash and fellow star point guard Jason Kidd, Grant Hill and Ray Allen are among the 13 finalists for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
    Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash and fellow star point guard Jason Kidd, Grant Hill and Ray Allen are among the 13 finalists for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
  • The Latest: Trump tweet undercuts McMaster Russia claims

    The Latest: Trump tweet undercuts McMaster Russia claims

    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:00 AM EST2018-02-17 13:00:19 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:38 AM EST2018-02-18 13:38:12 GMT
    U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser has told an international audience that the evidence of Russian meddling in the 2016 American election is beyond dispute.
    U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser has told an international audience that the evidence of Russian meddling in the 2016 American election is beyond dispute.
  • Utility offered Burgum more than free Super Bowl tickets

    Utility offered Burgum more than free Super Bowl tickets

    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:00 PM EST2018-02-18 01:00:15 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:37 AM EST2018-02-18 13:37:24 GMT
    North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum's trip to the Super Bowl as a guest of a Minneapolis-based utility included free invitations to a rock concert, private parties, meals and other events.
    North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum's trip to the Super Bowl as a guest of a Minneapolis-based utility included free invitations to a rock concert, private parties, meals and other events.
  • LeBron says he 'will definitely not shut up and dribble'

    LeBron says he 'will definitely not shut up and dribble'

    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:50 PM EST2018-02-17 23:50:13 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 1:41 AM EST2018-02-18 06:41:48 GMT
    LeBron says he 'will definitely not shut up and dribble'.
    LeBron says he 'will definitely not shut up and dribble'.
  • Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

    Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:00 PM EST2018-02-17 04:00:12 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:51 PM EST2018-02-18 03:51:14 GMT
    Anger bubbles over at funerals for students and teachers killed in Florida school shooting.
    Anger bubbles over at funerals for students and teachers killed in Florida school shooting.
  • Mueller charges Russians with meddling in 2016 race

    Mueller charges Russians with meddling in 2016 race

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:59 AM EST2018-02-17 05:59:52 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:03 PM EST2018-02-18 03:03:49 GMT
    The U.S. special counsel has accused 13 Russians of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election.
    The U.S. special counsel has accused 13 Russians of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election.
  • Romney, favored in Senate bid, could take on outsized role

    Romney, favored in Senate bid, could take on outsized role

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:30 AM EST2018-02-17 06:30:06 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:34 PM EST2018-02-17 23:34:46 GMT
    Many Republicans looking to Mitt Romney to be an elder statesman in the Senate, willing to take on President Donald Trump.
    Many Republicans looking to Mitt Romney to be an elder statesman in the Senate, willing to take on President Donald Trump.
  • Shooting survivors become advocates for stronger weapon laws

    Shooting survivors become advocates for stronger weapon laws

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:10 PM EST2018-02-17 04:10:06 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:33 PM EST2018-02-17 21:33:20 GMT
    Teen survivors of the deadly shootings at a Florida high school are fast becoming advocates for stronger weapons laws.
    Teen survivors of the deadly shootings at a Florida high school are fast becoming advocates for stronger weapons laws.
  • Parents adopting children to see higher fees, new rules

    Parents adopting children to see higher fees, new rules

    Friday, February 16 2018 2:31 PM EST2018-02-16 19:31:08 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:33 PM EST2018-02-17 21:33:16 GMT
    An increase in fees, plus other regulatory changes, has fueled resentment toward the State Department among many U.S. adoption agencies who fear further reductions in the already dwindling number of international...
    An increase in fees, plus other regulatory changes, has fueled resentment toward the State Department among many U.S. adoption agencies who fear further reductions in the already dwindling number of international adoptions.
  • Magazine obtains ex-playmate's notes on alleged Trump affair

    Magazine obtains ex-playmate's notes on alleged Trump affair

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:18 PM EST2018-02-16 17:18:31 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:33 PM EST2018-02-17 21:33:12 GMT
    The New Yorker has obtained an eight-page, hand-written account written by a former Playboy Playmate who said she had a nine-month extramarital affair with Donald Trump beginning in 2006.
    The New Yorker has obtained an eight-page, hand-written account written by a former Playboy Playmate who said she had a nine-month extramarital affair with Donald Trump beginning in 2006.
  • Suspect was a 'good shot' on NRA-backed school rifle team

    Suspect was a 'good shot' on NRA-backed school rifle team

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:21 PM EST2018-02-17 04:21:21 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:33 PM EST2018-02-17 21:33:09 GMT
    Authorities say former student accused of fatally shooting 17 people at a Florida high school excelled at marksmanship when he was on school's air-rifle program, which received a grant from National Rifle...
    Authorities say former student accused of fatally shooting 17 people at a Florida high school excelled at marksmanship when he was on school's air-rifle program, which received a grant from National Rifle Association Foundation.
  • South African president pledges to "turn tide" on corruption

    South African president pledges to "turn tide" on corruption

    Friday, February 16 2018 4:46 AM EST2018-02-16 09:46:33 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:42 PM EST2018-02-17 20:42:41 GMT
    South Africa's new leader Ramaphosa set to address a nation eager to move on from corruption.
    South Africa's new leader Ramaphosa set to address a nation eager to move on from corruption.
  • Illinois Democratic congressman faces challenge from left

    Illinois Democratic congressman faces challenge from left

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:31 PM EST2018-02-17 17:31:06 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:24 PM EST2018-02-17 20:24:21 GMT
    A Lipinski has represented what's now Illinois' 3rd congressional district since U.S. Rep.
    A Lipinski has represented what's now Illinois' 3rd congressional district since U.S. Rep.
  • The Latest: Trump visits hospital, meets shooting survivors

    The Latest: Trump visits hospital, meets shooting survivors

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:38 AM EST2018-02-16 16:38:19 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:03 PM EST2018-02-17 18:03:41 GMT
    Sen. Bill Nelson says he's inspired by the students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who are demanding changes to make gun violence less likely.
    Sen. Bill Nelson says he's inspired by the students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who are demanding changes to make gun violence less likely.
  • Kelly overhauls White House clearance procedure

    Kelly overhauls White House clearance procedure

    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:49 AM EST2018-02-17 05:49:48 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:43 PM EST2018-02-17 17:43:44 GMT
    Chief of staff John Kelly orders changes to White House security clearance process after allegations against ex-aide.
    Chief of staff John Kelly orders changes to White House security clearance process after allegations against ex-aide.
  • Takeaways from Mueller's Russian meddling indictment

    Takeaways from Mueller's Russian meddling indictment

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:03 AM EST2018-02-17 06:03:16 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:13 PM EST2018-02-17 17:13:40 GMT
    What does it mean for Trump? Takeaways from Mueller's Russian meddling indictment.
    What does it mean for Trump? Takeaways from Mueller's Russian meddling indictment.
  • Records: Washington officials gave activist's info to ICE

    Records: Washington officials gave activist's info to ICE

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:13 PM EST2018-02-17 01:13:49 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:23 AM EST2018-02-17 15:23:13 GMT
    Newly released records confirm that the Washington state Department of Licensing gave information about an undocumented immigrant rights activist to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which has started...
    Newly released records confirm that the Washington state Department of Licensing gave information about an undocumented immigrant rights activist to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which has started deportation proceedings against her.
  • Commerce Dept. backs tariffs on imported aluminum and steel

    Commerce Dept. backs tariffs on imported aluminum and steel

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:47 PM EST2018-02-16 17:47:46 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:50 AM EST2018-02-17 11:50:16 GMT
    Commerce Department recommends sanctions on aluminum and steel imports.
    Commerce Department recommends sanctions on aluminum and steel imports.
  • Young shooting survivors stepped from school into gun debate

    Young shooting survivors stepped from school into gun debate

    Friday, February 16 2018 5:38 PM EST2018-02-16 22:38:13 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:11 AM EST2018-02-17 11:11:08 GMT
    Young shooting survivors seemed to step from school into gun debate.
    Young shooting survivors seemed to step from school into gun debate.
  • Khodorkovsky plots out a long game: a post-Putin Russia

    Khodorkovsky plots out a long game: a post-Putin Russia

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:16 AM EST2018-02-16 05:16:31 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:52 AM EST2018-02-17 08:52:55 GMT
    Russian oligarch-turned-dissident Mikhail Khodorkovsky says he's not interested in replacing Vladimir Putin as president.
    Russian oligarch-turned-dissident Mikhail Khodorkovsky says he's not interested in replacing Vladimir Putin as president.
  • Romney makes it official: He's running for Utah Senate seat

    Romney makes it official: He's running for Utah Senate seat

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:26 AM EST2018-02-16 13:26:41 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:42 AM EST2018-02-17 06:42:01 GMT
    Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is making a political comeback by running a Utah Senate seat.
    Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is making a political comeback by running a Utah Senate seat.
  • Trump meets Florida shooting victims, first responders

    Trump meets Florida shooting victims, first responders

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:57 AM EST2018-02-16 05:57:23 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:42 AM EST2018-02-17 06:42:00 GMT
    President Donald Trump is promising to tackle school safety and 'the difficult issue of mental health' in response to deadly shooting in Florida.
    President Donald Trump is promising to tackle school safety and 'the difficult issue of mental health' in response to deadly shooting in Florida.
  • Key players in the Trump-Russia probe

    Key players in the Trump-Russia probe

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:10 AM EST2018-02-17 06:10:27 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:33 AM EST2018-02-17 06:33:11 GMT
    A look at some of the key players in the Trump-Russia probe after the special counsel charged 13 Russians in a plot to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election.
    A look at some of the key players in the Trump-Russia probe after the special counsel charged 13 Russians in a plot to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election.
  • The Latest: Trump praises Fla. law enforcement members

    The Latest: Trump praises Fla. law enforcement members

    Friday, February 16 2018 10:26 AM EST2018-02-16 15:26:44 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:31 AM EST2018-02-17 06:31:50 GMT
    President Donald Trump says he leaves for Florida Friday to "meet with some of the bravest people.".
    President Donald Trump says he leaves for Florida Friday to "meet with some of the bravest people.".
  • Failure to avert school shooting adds to pressure on FBI

    Failure to avert school shooting adds to pressure on FBI

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:30 PM EST2018-02-17 00:30:37 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:11 AM EST2018-02-17 06:11:40 GMT
    The revelation that the FBI botched a tip on the Florida school shooting suspect intensifies pressure on the bureau.
    The revelation that the FBI botched a tip on the Florida school shooting suspect intensifies pressure on the bureau.
  • Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

    Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:59 PM EST2018-02-17 00:59:23 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:11 AM EST2018-02-17 06:11:30 GMT
    Indictment shows how Facebook and Twitter got seriously played by Russian agents.
    Indictment shows how Facebook and Twitter got seriously played by Russian agents.
  • Takeaways from Mueller's Russian meddling indictment

    Takeaways from Mueller's Russian meddling indictment

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:49 PM EST2018-02-17 00:49:09 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:06 AM EST2018-02-17 06:06:21 GMT
    What does it mean for Trump? Takeaways from Mueller's Russian meddling indictment.
    What does it mean for Trump? Takeaways from Mueller's Russian meddling indictment.
  • 'Putin's chef' among Russians indicted by Mueller

    'Putin's chef' among Russians indicted by Mueller

    Friday, February 16 2018 6:00 PM EST2018-02-16 23:00:06 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:06 AM EST2018-02-17 06:06:18 GMT
    One of the 13 Russians indicted for U.S. election interference is a wealthy Russian businessman with ties to Vladimir Putin.
    One of the 13 Russians indicted for U.S. election interference is a wealthy Russian businessman with ties to Vladimir Putin.
  • Key players in the Trump-Russia probe

    Key players in the Trump-Russia probe

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:08 PM EST2018-02-17 00:08:55 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:06 AM EST2018-02-17 06:06:02 GMT
    A look at some of the key players in the Trump-Russia probe after the special counsel charged 13 Russians in a plot to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election.
    A look at some of the key players in the Trump-Russia probe after the special counsel charged 13 Russians in a plot to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election.
  • How to disrupt an election: Fake IDs, fraud and Facebook

    How to disrupt an election: Fake IDs, fraud and Facebook

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:19 PM EST2018-02-17 00:19:34 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:05 AM EST2018-02-17 06:05:53 GMT
    Russians launched plot against US election in 2014, mixing old-fashioned political agitation with 21st century social media tools.
    Russians launched plot against US election in 2014, mixing old-fashioned political agitation with 21st century social media tools.
  • Under fire, Kelly overhauls White House clearance procedure

    Under fire, Kelly overhauls White House clearance procedure

    Friday, February 16 2018 4:30 PM EST2018-02-16 21:30:58 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:51 AM EST2018-02-17 05:51:57 GMT
    Chief of staff John Kelly orders changes to White House security clearance process after allegations against ex-aide.
    Chief of staff John Kelly orders changes to White House security clearance process after allegations against ex-aide.
  • Trump seizes on Mueller charge as proof of 'no collusion'

    Trump seizes on Mueller charge as proof of 'no collusion'

    Friday, February 16 2018 5:10 PM EST2018-02-16 22:10:02 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:42 AM EST2018-02-17 05:42:40 GMT
    President Donald Trump is seizing on what was absent in special counsel Robert Mueller's indictment as proof that his campaign didn't collude with Russians.
    President Donald Trump is seizing on what was absent in special counsel Robert Mueller's indictment as proof that his campaign didn't collude with Russians.
  • Shooting suspect was on school rifle team that got NRA grant

    Shooting suspect was on school rifle team that got NRA grant

    Friday, February 16 2018 2:31 PM EST2018-02-16 19:31:15 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 11:24 PM EST2018-02-17 04:24:17 GMT
    The troubled teen authorities say killed 17 people at a Florida high school excelled in an air-rifle marksmanship program supported by a grant from the National Rifle Association Foundation.
    The troubled teen authorities say killed 17 people at a Florida high school excelled in an air-rifle marksmanship program supported by a grant from the National Rifle Association Foundation.
  • House GOP leaders struggle to push immigration bill

    House GOP leaders struggle to push immigration bill

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:20 AM EST2018-02-16 06:20:14 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 10:12 PM EST2018-02-17 03:12:01 GMT
    The Senate has wrestled itself into an immigration stalemate, leaving hundreds of thousands of young immigrants in limbo.
    The Senate has wrestled itself into an immigration stalemate, leaving hundreds of thousands of young immigrants in limbo.
  • Activists delay rebuild of Hawaii hotel with Elvis ties

    Activists delay rebuild of Hawaii hotel with Elvis ties

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:26 AM EST2018-02-16 08:26:29 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 9:39 PM EST2018-02-17 02:39:04 GMT
    Developers rebuilding a Hawaii hotel with a Hollywood connection were looking forward to the rebirth of the Coco Palms Resort when two men showed up claiming to own the property.
    Developers rebuilding a Hawaii hotel with a Hollywood connection were looking forward to the rebirth of the Coco Palms Resort when two men showed up claiming to own the property.
  • VA's chief of staff steps down after travel flap

    VA's chief of staff steps down after travel flap

    Friday, February 16 2018 5:40 PM EST2018-02-16 22:40:46 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 7:47 PM EST2018-02-17 00:47:10 GMT
    The Department of Veterans Affairs says the agency's chief of staff has stepped down after an investigation found she had doctored emails to justify Secretary David Shulkin's wife accompanying him on an European...
    The Department of Veterans Affairs says the agency's chief of staff has stepped down after an investigation found she had doctored emails to justify Secretary David Shulkin's wife accompanying him on an European trip at taxpayer expense.
  • Can middle-class candidate defeat millionaires in Illinois?

    Can middle-class candidate defeat millionaires in Illinois?

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:20 AM EST2018-02-16 06:20:24 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 7:15 PM EST2018-02-17 00:15:55 GMT
    A former math professor who reported income of less than $35,000 last year is campaigning as a middle-class candidate in an Illinois governor's race that includes a couple millionaires and a billionaire.
    A former math professor who reported income of less than $35,000 last year is campaigning as a middle-class candidate in an Illinois governor's race that includes a couple millionaires and a billionaire.
  • EPA head expenses nearly $200,000 in travel over 6 months

    EPA head expenses nearly $200,000 in travel over 6 months

    Friday, February 16 2018 5:10 PM EST2018-02-16 22:10:08 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 7:04 PM EST2018-02-17 00:04:22 GMT
    Travel vouchers show the head of the Environmental Protection Agency and staffers billed taxpayers nearly $200,000 in travel over six months last year, including 10 trips to Pruitt's home city of Tulsa.
    Travel vouchers show the head of the Environmental Protection Agency and staffers billed taxpayers nearly $200,000 in travel over six months last year, including 10 trips to Pruitt's home city of Tulsa.
  • Lawyer: California man in Russia probe 'has made mistakes'

    Lawyer: California man in Russia probe 'has made mistakes'

    Friday, February 16 2018 6:01 PM EST2018-02-16 23:01:32 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 6:49 PM EST2018-02-16 23:49:23 GMT
    The attorney for a California man who pleaded guilty to unwittingly selling bank accounts to Russians meddling in the US elections says his client made a mistake.
    The attorney for a California man who pleaded guilty to unwittingly selling bank accounts to Russians meddling in the US elections says his client made a mistake.
  • Republican senator charged with video voyeurism, extortion

    Republican senator charged with video voyeurism, extortion

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:30 PM EST2018-02-16 20:30:13 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 6:48 PM EST2018-02-16 23:48:31 GMT
    Rhode Island state Sen. Nicholas Kettle arrested on charges of video voyeurism, extortion; Republican senator's lawyer calls voyeurism charge 'nonsense,' says he has no idea what extortion charges are about.
    Rhode Island state Sen. Nicholas Kettle arrested on charges of video voyeurism, extortion; Republican senator's lawyer calls voyeurism charge 'nonsense,' says he has no idea what extortion charges are about.
  • GOP director takes sole responsibility for anonymous website

    GOP director takes sole responsibility for anonymous website

    Friday, February 16 2018 6:01 PM EST2018-02-16 23:01:22 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 6:18 PM EST2018-02-16 23:18:01 GMT
    Maine Republican Party executive director says he alone was responsible for running anonymous website that published articles Democrats say slandered their unsuccessful mayoral candidate.
    Maine Republican Party executive director says he alone was responsible for running anonymous website that published articles Democrats say slandered their unsuccessful mayoral candidate.
  • Pakistan scrambles to avoid terror financing watch list

    Pakistan scrambles to avoid terror financing watch list

    Friday, February 16 2018 4:31 PM EST2018-02-16 21:31:16 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 5:48 PM EST2018-02-16 22:48:20 GMT
    Pakistan is scrambling to steer clear of a global watch list for terrorism financing, the latest U.S. pressure tactic to get its difficult ally to crack down on militants crossing the border to fight in Afghanistan.
    Pakistan is scrambling to steer clear of a global watch list for terrorism financing, the latest U.S. pressure tactic to get its difficult ally to crack down on militants crossing the border to fight in Afghanistan.
  • Lots of talk, little action in Congress after shootings

    Lots of talk, little action in Congress after shootings

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:30 AM EST2018-02-16 06:30:17 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 5:22 PM EST2018-02-16 22:22:52 GMT
    Democrats say Congress needs to do more to help prevent the kind of shooting tragedy that left 17 people dead at a Florida high school this week.
    Democrats say Congress needs to do more to help prevent the kind of shooting tragedy that left 17 people dead at a Florida high school this week.
  • California Senate misconduct probe concludes

    California Senate misconduct probe concludes

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:16 AM EST2018-02-16 08:16:31 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 4:18 PM EST2018-02-16 21:18:04 GMT
    A California lawmaker suspended amid a sexual misconduct allegation is suing for reinstatement and arguing he's being treated unfairly because of his race.
    A California lawmaker suspended amid a sexual misconduct allegation is suing for reinstatement and arguing he's being treated unfairly because of his race.
  • In many US states, 18 is old enough to buy a semiautomatic

    In many US states, 18 is old enough to buy a semiautomatic

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:16 AM EST2018-02-16 05:16:23 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 4:04 PM EST2018-02-16 21:04:46 GMT
    The young age of the man accused in the Florida high school shooting that killed 17 people has revived the debate over age requirements for gun purchases.
    The young age of the man accused in the Florida high school shooting that killed 17 people has revived the debate over age requirements for gun purchases.
  • Key senator to stop blocking US arms sales to Persian Gulf

    Key senator to stop blocking US arms sales to Persian Gulf

    Thursday, February 15 2018 5:17 PM EST2018-02-15 22:17:27 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 3:39 PM EST2018-02-16 20:39:10 GMT
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    Mass shooters use loopholes, lapses in checks to get guns laws.
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  • Trump to host Netanyahu at White House next month

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    Clarification: White House-Spanish story

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