Paul J. Weber, Associated Press | Posted Jan 23rd - 4:42pm
Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday told Austin's sheriff that her jail would become the first in the state to lose taxpayer money over so-called "sanctuary cities" policies unless she reverses plans to curtail working with federal immigration authorities by February.
Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted Jan 23rd - 4:41pm
President Donald Trump signed three executive memorandums on Monday, kicking off his first full week in the White House by undoing parts of his predecessor's agenda and renewing a longtime Republican priority on abortion funding.
Richard Lardner and Erica Werner, Associated Press | Posted Jan 23rd - 4:32pm
Rex Tillerson's bid to be secretary of state narrowly won approval Monday from the Republican-led Foreign Relations Committee, a move that all but assures the full Senate will confirm President Donald Trump's pick for the key Cabinet post.
Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted Jan 23rd - 4:24pm
President Donald Trump's pursuit of an "America first" foreign policy is raising questions about who, if anyone, will fill the void if the U.S. relinquishes its traditional global leadership role. China and Russia are among the aspirants for greater economic and military influence, while an ambivalent Germany could emerge as the West's moral compass.
Christopher Weber and John Antczak, Associated Press | Posted Jan 23rd - 4:12pm
Sunshine and rainbows alternated with thunderclaps, downpours, snow and hail on Monday as the last in a trio of storms broke up over California after flooding roads and homes and trapping people in swamped vehicles.
Bernard Condon and Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press | Posted Jan 23rd - 4:00pm
To fight what it called a "grave threat" to the country, a watchdog group on Monday filed a lawsuit alleging that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by allowing his business to accept payments from foreign governments.
Andrew Demillo, Associated Press | Posted Jan 23rd - 3:30pm
Arkansas lawmakers approved Gov. Asa Hutchinson's $50 million low-income tax cut plan on Monday, setting the stage for a debate over deeper tax reductions the Republican has vowed to champion in two years.
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted Jan 23rd - 3:20pm
President Donald Trump can do plenty on his own to unravel the Obama health care law, but some of those actions would create disruptions that undermine his administration's early promises. Other less sweeping steps could open the way for big changes, but might not get as much notice.