Lisa Mascaro and Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 25th - 11:04am
After a 10-day break, members of Congress are returning to work under hefty pressure to respond to the outcry over gun violence. But no plan appears ready to take off despite a long list of proposals, including many from President Donald Trump.
Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 25th - 11:02am
In the battle of the classified memos in the House Intelligence Committee, both sides have now had their say on whether the FBI and Justice Department acted inappropriately as they began investigating President Donald Trump's ties to Russia.
Dan Sewell, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 25th - 10:40am
White nationalist Richard Spencer plans to speak next week at Michigan State University, but the rest of his campus tour has bogged down for now in lawsuits or lack of agreement on timing because of safety concerns.
Jay Reeves, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 25th - 8:57am
The Rev. Billy Graham was single-minded when he preached about God, prefacing sermon points with the phrase "The Bible says ..." Yet he had a complicated role in race relations, particularly when confronting segregation in his native South.
David A. Lieb, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 25th - 8:53am
Responding to complaints about partisan gerrymandering, a significant number of states this year are considering changing the criteria used to draw congressional and state legislative districts or shifting the task from elected officials to citizen commissions.
Mary Clare Jalonick and Chad Day, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 25th - 8:31am
Two weeks after President Donald Trump blocked its full release, the House Intelligence Committee published a partially blacked-out version of a classified Democratic memo aiming to counter a GOP narrative that the FBI and Justice Department conspired against Trump as they investigated his ties to Russia.
Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 25th - 7:53am
As vehicles line up at the Border Patrol's checkpoint a half-hour drive's north of the U.S.-Mexico border, its agents have around 10 seconds to check each driver and decide which few they will stop for additional inspection.
Sadie Gurman, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 25th - 3:04am
A woman close to the man charged with killing 17 people at a Florida high school warned the FBI in chilling detail that he had a growing collection of guns and a temper so uncontrollable she worried about him "getting into a school and just shooting the place up."