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  • Trump signs new anti-terror travel ban – without new fanfare

    WASHINGTON – Without fanfare, President Donald Trump signed a scaled-back version of his controversial ban on many foreign travelers Monday, hoping to ...
    March 7, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • President Trump signs new travel ban targeting those seeking new visas

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Monday signed a new version of his controversial travel ban, aiming to withstand court challenges while still b ...
    March 7, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • Deadly police encounters could lead to new chapter for driver's ed courses

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Deadly encounters between police officers and motorists have lawmakers across the country thinking driver’s education should require s ...
    March 5, 2017 - 11:48 pm
  • Selma re-enacts march that sparked "Bloody Sunday"

    SELMA, Ala. – Throngs of people converged in the city of Selma, Alabama, for the annual re-enactment of a key event in the civil rights movement.
    March 5, 2017 - 11:46 pm
  • Trump seeks Congress' help on wiretap claim; FBI disputes it

    PALM BEACH, Fla. – President Donald Trump turned to Congress on Sunday for help finding evidence to support his unsubstantiated claim that former Pres ...
    March 5, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • Yellen signals the Fed will likely raise rates this month

    WASHINGTON – Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen signaled Friday that the Fed will likely resume raising interest rates later this month to reflec ...
    March 3, 2017 - 11:43 pm
  • Trump tours private school in Florida, promoting choice

    ORLANDO, Fla. – President Donald Trump toured a private religious school in Florida on Friday, praising it as an ideal institution for “disadvantaged ...
    March 3, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • Next in line to lead Russia probe: Rosenstein has respect

    WASHINGTON – Some Democrats worry the appointment of a Jeff Sessions subordinate to oversee an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 ele ...
    March 3, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • Experts find mass grave at ex-Catholic orphanage in Ireland

    DUBLIN – A mass grave containing the remains of babies and young children has been discovered at a former Catholic orphanage in Ireland, government-ap ...
    March 3, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • Mike Pence used a private email account to conduct state business

    WASHINGTON – Vice President Mike Pence used a private email account to conduct public business as Indiana's governor, according to public records obta ...
    March 3, 2017 - 8:00 am
  • The bump isn't just Trump: What's driving the stock rally

    NEW YORK – The stock market is hitting new heights, and yes, excitement about President Trump's policies is part of the reason for it. But it's not th ...
    March 3, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions steps aside from Russia probe under pressure

    WASHINGTON – Under intensifying pressure, Attorney General Jeff Sessions abruptly agreed Thursday to recuse himself from any investigation into Russia ...
    March 3, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Malaysia to release, deport N. Korean in nerve agent probe

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – A North Korean man will be released from custody because of lack of evidence connecting him to the fatal nerve agent attack o ...
    March 2, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Trump embraces pomp and circumstance of presidential address

    WASHINGTON – Most mornings, President Donald Trump gathers business leaders, union executives or others at the White House for made-for-television mee ...
    March 2, 2017 - 12:27 am
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump takes credit he hasn't earned

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump boasted Tuesday night about corporate job expansion and military cost-savings that actually took root under his pr ...
    March 1, 2017 - 7:58 am
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