Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted Sep 26th - 1:38pm
Congress is poised to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the terrorists who carried out the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people.
Julie Pace and Jill Colvin, Associated Press | Posted Sep 26th - 1:01pm
With millions watching and the American presidency on the line, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are poised for a must-see showdown Monday night, pitting the Democrat's call for steady, experienced leadership against the Republican's pugnacious promises to upend Washington.
In a story Sept. 14, The Associated Press reported Michael Chertoff was the Homeland Security secretary under George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Chertoff served under Bush and resigned one day after Obama was inaugurated.
Eric Talmadge, Associated Press | Posted Sep 26th - 4:12am
With a tightly controlled state media, little access to outside information and a deeply instilled belief that whoever runs the White House is bound to be their sworn enemy, North Koreans aren't expecting much from the U.S. presidential elections — if they know about them at all.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted Sep 26th - 1:50am
Donald Trump's status as a Washington outsider fuels his fiery populism and also is helping to shield him from the scrutiny House Republicans are devoting to Hillary Clinton, a former U.S. senator and secretary of state.
Lawmakers are looking at creating a standardized assessment for teachers amid concern over a Utah State Board of Education rule adopted in June that allows schools to hire people without formal training to be teachers.
A diverse coalition is urging the Senate's immediate action on the Family First Prevention Services Act, which would allow states to use federal foster care funds for in-home services to help preserve families. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, is a sponsor.
Lisa Lerer and Jill Colvin, Associated Press | Posted Sep 25th - 8:30pm
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were meeting separately with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday, giving each candidate fresh foreign policy talking points on the eve of their first presidential debate.
Ken Thomas and Jill Colvin, Associated Press | Posted Sep 25th - 12:03pm
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are meeting separately with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday in sessions that could set the tone for relations between the allied countries during the next presidential administration.
Patrick Whittle and David Sharp, Associated Press | Posted Sep 26th - 2:53pm
Gov. Paul LePage on Monday released his informal documentation on drug arrests and they don't back up his claim that out-of-state blacks and Hispanics account for "90-plus percent" of Maine's trafficking arrests for heroin and similar drugs.
A federal judge has ordered Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach to show why he shouldn't be held in contempt for failing to comply with an injunction requiring him to put on voter rolls people who registered at motor vehicle offices without providing citizenship documents.
Carol Jones knows what she wants to hear Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump discuss during their first televised debate: education and jobs. She's far from sure which candidate will earn her vote on Election Day.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump offer voters distinct choices this fall on issues that shape everyday lives. Actual ideas are in play, as difficult as it can be to see them through the surreal layers of the 2016 presidential campaign.