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FILE - In this July 27, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, walks onstage as Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., center, points to him while Sen. R..
Two-thirds of Americans oppose launching a preemptive military strike against North Korea, with a majority trusting the U.S. military to handle the es..
GUAJATACA, Puerto Rico (AP) — Large amounts of federal aid began moving into Puerto Rico on Saturday, welcomed by local officials who praised the Trum..
All eyes were on New York this week, as President Donald Trump took the podium at the United Nations and threatened war with North Korea. Back in Wash..
Politics The former vice president stoked speculation about another presidential run with a speech urging Americans to stand up to hate groups in a ke..
Months after Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, quit the lobbying firm he co-founded after the 2016 election, he appears to be..
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price told Fox News on Saturday that he’ll stop his taxpayer-funded travel on private jets, pending a formal r..
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday pointed to a reported missile test by Iran to renew his criticism of the nuclear agreement it rea..
AUSTIN (Nexstar) — United States Senator Al Franken, D-Minnesota, walked out to a standing ovation at one of the opening presentations at the Texas Tr..
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A tired and discouraged Rosa Maria Almonte cleaned steel pots with bleach inside her darkened cafe as her daughter cooked..
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Saturday pointed to a reported missile test by Iran to renew his criticism of the nuclear agreement it reached ..
FILE - In this July 27, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, walks onstage as Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., center, points to him while Sen. R..
Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price admitted the "optics" of his use of tax-funded private charter jets on HHS business "don't look go..
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was already facing a perilous week ahead: another attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, a critical..
The Department of Homeland Security was short on details when it said Friday that it had notified 21 states of Russian efforts to hack their election ..
Equifax’s chief executive had a simple strategy when he joined more than a decade ago: Gather as much personal data as possible and find new ways to s..
Ivan Ceja, a DACA recipient, is the founder of UndocuMedia, which was launched in 2012 to disseminate information, through various forms of media, abo..
Ivan Ceja, a DACA recipient, is the founder of UndocuMedia, which was launched in 2012 to disseminate information, through various forms of media, abo..
It was 7 a.m. Tuesday when I pulled up to the two-story stucco building on a nondescript stretch of 3rd Street between Koreatown and Westlake. Already..
A look at what’s trending in MLB: THREE UP Iron men: There are two players who have started every game this year — curiously, the one with the highest..
"My prayers go out to the people of Texas still recovering from one of America's most devastating storms," Steve Scalise said in a statement. "God doe..
MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. — Republicans in Michigan, where Donald Trump triumphantly stamped the election last year, are giving the president mixed revie..
MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) — Republicans in Michigan, where Donald Trump triumphantly stamped the election last year, are giving the president mixed ..
If a meme is lucky it might live about a month so before fading out of our minds when an exciting new inside joke catches our eye.  However, from Doge..
WASHINGTON — John McCain faced a choice that balanced friendship, party loyalty and his convictions. He made the decision some of his closest advisers..
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Ajit Pai has been to Texas and Florida in recent weeks to learn what lessons hurricanes Harvey and Irma have to offer about how t..
FILE - In this July 27, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, walks onstage as Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., center, points to him while Sen. R..
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The head of the Federal Communications Commission has been to Texas and Florida in recent weeks to learn what lessons hurricanes ..
Imagine if Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced he was unplugging from the internet to save time. That’s how private-jet industry executives fee..
JOHNSTON, Ohio (AP) — One of the first times Maddie Dunlap rode a horse, she fell off and ended up with a concussion. “The horse was very big, and I w..
Sen. John McCain's opposition to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace the Obama health law has dealt a likely fatal blow to the legislati..
NEW YORK (AP) — The destructive floodwaters of Superstorm Sandy receded quickly, but some storm victims are still neck-deep in a battle over insurance..
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was already facing a perilous week ahead: another attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, a critical..
NEW YORK (AP) — The destructive floodwaters of Superstorm Sandy receded quickly, but some storm victims are still neck-deep in a battle over insurance..
The narrative has been pretty dismal for House Republicans, with a wave of GOP retirements, a bumper crop of Democratic recruits and national polls sh..
THE PROGNOSIS Tony Perkins is president of the Family Research Council, a group that has pushed for antiabortion language in the Republican health-car..
In the coming days, Puerto Rico is set to ask for several billion dollars in federal relief after two major hurricanes, as officials acknowledge that ..
IOWA CITY, — Moments into her final town hall of the short September recess, Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) asked if her audience had heard the news: Sen. J..
Senate Republicans are trying to revive the momentum to overhaul the Affordable Care Act with the Cassidy-Graham proposal. Here are five things to kno..
___ Facebook to release Russia ads to Congress amid pressure NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agenc..
American Conservative Union chairman Matt Schlapp expressed his deep frustrations with the GOP’s failed attempts to repeal and replace Obamacare. Disc..
American Conservative Union chairman Matt Schlapp expressed his deep frustrations with the GOP’s failed attempts to repeal and replace Obamacare. Disc..
WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely death ..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely d..
WASHINGTON — Three blocks from Smithsonian exhibits depicting the Big Bang and evolution, Washington's newest museum will tell a different story of th..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare,” dealing a likely d..
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks to reporters July 27 on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCain says he won't vote for the Republican bill repealing the ..
WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely death ..
A cell is extracted from a 3-day-old human embryo in preparation for pre-implantation genetic testing. “When does human life begin?” is a question who..
“The Constitution,” George Washington once said, “is the guide which I will never abandon.” Americans have upheld that sentiment ever since. The Const..