Mary Clare Jalonick and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 7:46pm
President Donald Trump has branded his latest attempt to discredit the special counsel's Russia investigation as "spygate," part of a newly invigorated strategy embraced by his Republican colleagues to raise suspicions about the probe that has dogged his presidency since the start.
Eric Tucker and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 7:36pm
President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has been granted a security clearance after a lengthy background check, a move that ensures the key White House adviser with a broad international portfolio can have access to some of the country's most closely held secrets.
Matthew Lee and Matthew Pennington, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 7:29pm
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he's "very hopeful" that a planned U.S.-North Korean summit will proceed but laid the fate of the historic meeting squarely with Kim Jong Un, who won't be reassured by U.S. demands for "rapid denuclearization."
Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 7:06pm
Divisions over whether to provide a conduit to citizenship for young "Dreamer" immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally loomed as the pivotal sticking point Wednesday as House Republicans searched for a solution to their campaign-season standoff over an issue that has split them for years.
Ken Ritter, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 6:54pm
A hairstylist said a client with the same last name as the Las Vegas shooter spoke in the months before the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history about a concert venue being susceptible to attack, according to documents released by police Wednesday.
"Show Dogs," the children's film that this week was criticized by an advocacy group over scenes that it said promoted an inappropriate and harmful message about sexual abuse, will undergo edits to remove the objectionable content, the studio said Wednesday.
Gisela Salomon, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 6:06pm
Former CIA operative and militant Cuban exile Luis Posada Carriles, who was accused of organizing a string of 1997 Havana hotel bombings and a 1976 Cuban airline bombing that killed 73 people, has died. He was 90.
Jim Vertuno, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 5:48pm
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday he could support stronger regulations for gun storage and quicker reporting to law enforcement when a court has determined someone is mentally ill in order to keep them from having weapons.