Hope Yen, Christopher Rugaber and Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press | PostedDec 15th - 10:11pm
As near-certain impeachment closes in on him, President Donald Trump raged at his accusers, the Democrats. In the process, he offered a highly selective account of the testimony of a damning witness and misrepresented the facts of a phone call with Ukraine's president at the heart of the constitutional showdown.
Steve Peoples and Will Weissert, Associated Press | PostedDec 15th - 10:06pm
Seven Democratic presidential candidates will stand on stage this week in Los Angeles, a pool of survivors who have withstood almost a year on the campaign trail, sustained attacks from rivals in both parties, and five rounds of high-pressure debates.
Boeing may cut production of the grounded 737 Max jet or temporarily stop making it after being told that its timetable for a return to the skies was not realistic, according to a published report Sunday.
Mexico’s trade negotiator for North America said Sunday that Mexico categorically opposes allowing foreign labor inspectors to operate in the country, saying that was not contemplated in the recent agreement with Washington and Ottawa on the USMCA pact to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement.
A federal appeals court in Denver has ruled that officials at a supermax prison in Colorado sufficiently changed their policies and corrected their mistakes after refusing to distribute a magazine that provides legal information to inmates.
James MacPherson, Associated Press | PostedDec 15th - 8:30am
As Roger Johnson prepares to step down after 11 years leading the National Farmers Union group, he’s well aware of the many challenges facing its members: a painful trade war, the effects of climate change and the march of farm consolidation. But Johnson, a North Dakota native, believes smaller operators can still find a way to carve out a living.
Matthew Lee, Associated Press | PostedDec 15th - 6:15am
In recent days, Iran hawks in Congress leveraged Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s interest in a Senate run to win a key concession from the Trump administration that could help their bid to kill the nuclear deal with Tehran.
Jerry Harmer, Associated Press | PostedDec 14th - 6:13pm
Several thousand supporters of a popular opposition party in Thailand that is under threat of dissolution rallied Saturday in the nation's capital in one of the largest political demonstrations since a 2014 coup.
Nicaragua nationalized the fuel distribution company DNP on Saturday, two days after U.S. authorities sanctioned the firm for allegedly being used by President Daniel Ortega’s family for personal enrichment through non-competitive contracts with government institutions.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom's opposition to Pacific Gas & Electric's restructuring plan just a week after it struck a $13.5 billion settlement with fire victims is forcing the nation's largest utility to go back to the negotiating table and come up with a solution fairly quickly.
Peter Orsi, Associated Press | PostedDec 14th - 12:57pm
Just days after a landmark agreement on a trade pact to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexico objected Saturday to legislation introduced in the U.S. Congress as part of an eventual ratification of the deal.
Louisiana is suing the state of California over its decision to ban the import and sale of alligator products, saying the ban will hurt an important Louisiana industry and ultimately could hurt the state's wetlands.
Hope Yen, Christopher Rugaber and Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press | PostedDec 14th - 6:46am
As near-certain impeachment closes in on him, President Donald Trump raged at his accusers, the Democrats. In the process, he offered a highly selective account of the testimony of a damning witness and misrepresented the facts of a phone call at the heart of the constitutional showdown.
Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | PostedDec 14th - 6:05am
Just days into his term as Kentucky's governor, Democrat Andy Beshear already has checked off some big priorities from his to-do list: a new state school board installed; the education commissioner gone; more than 140,000 nonviolent felons' voting rights restored.