Mary Clare Jalonick and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 9:00pm
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.
Jim Vertuno, Associated Press | Posted
May 23rd - 8:36pm
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.
Attorneys for the family of a woman who was shot and killed by police in Mississippi have filed a petition in federal court seeking to force the department to provide the names of the officers involved.
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.