Government And Politics

The Latest: Trump says Strange given 'a bum rap'

Sep 23, 2017

President Trump is urging Alabama voters to support Sen. Luther Strange, calling him "a tough, tough cookie" who has been wrongly branded an establishment insider

The Latest: Trump criticizes McCain over health care bill

Sep 23, 2017

Trump calls McCain's opposition to GOP health care law "sad" and "a horrible, horrible thing" for the Republican Party

The Latest: UAE says Iran is main obstacle to Arab peace

Sep 23, 2017

The foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates says Iran's "hostile and expansionist policy" is the major obstacle to solving all crises in the Arab world

Trump dives into Senate runoff in Alabama

Sep 23, 2017

President Donald Trump is plunging into a Republican runoff election in Alabama that may prove an early test of how much sway he has over his base.

Trump weighs new travel restrictions as ban nears expiration

Sep 23, 2017

President Donald Trump is weighing new, more tailored travel restrictions as his travel ban reaches its expiration

Officer pleading guilty to lying to fly armed with weapon

Sep 23, 2017

A Boston police detective is pleading guilty to lying to federal officials so he could fly armed on personal trips and allow a friend to bypass airport security

UN ends disarmament in Colombia as FARC honors slain rebel

Sep 23, 2017

The United Nations has finished deactivating thousands of weapons and munitions that once belonged to demobilized leftist rebels in Colombia

Pence targets Democratic Indiana senator with tax speech

Sep 23, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence makes direct appeal to his home state's Democratic senator to support the Republican-led federal tax code overhaul

Dam failing as scope of Puerto Rico's disaster becomes clear

Sep 22, 2017

Puerto Rican officials rushed to evacuate tens of thousands of people downstream of a failing dam and said they could not reach more than half the towns in the U.S. territory

Russia: Relations with US poor over 'Russo-phobic hysteria'

Sep 22, 2017

Russia's foreign minister said Friday the downturn in relations with the United States began with the Obama administration's "small-hearted" and "revengeful" actions and has plummeted further because of "Russo-phobic hysteria."