Lolita C. Baldor and Robert Burns, Associated Press | PostedJun 24th - 10:23pm
With barely one day on the job, Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper is heading to Europe to try to persuade reluctant and increasingly wary NATO allies to work with the Trump administration on Iran sanctions and security in the Middle East, amid worries that the U.S. and the Islamic Republic may be on a path to war.
Alan Fram, Associated Press | PostedJun 24th - 10:23pm
The White House is threatening to veto a $4.5 billion House bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after crossing the U.S. southern border, saying the measure would hamstring the administration's border security efforts and raising fresh questions about the legislation's fate.
Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press | PostedJun 24th - 6:59pm
The Republican-controlled General Assembly headed for a showdown with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper as a bill that would strong-arm North Carolina sheriffs refusing to cooperate with federal immigration agents neared final passage.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | PostedJun 24th - 6:54pm
The White House said Monday it will not allow presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before a House committee looking into allegations that she repeatedly violated a federal law that limits political activity by government workers.
A Mississippi school teacher who had recently been honored by his school district was found fatally shot Monday across the state line in Louisiana. Two people have been arrested in connection with his death.
John Lithgow joined the growing list of actors who have taken on the role of President Donald Trump, portraying the world leader in a live reading of former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Trump's 2016 campaign.
Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press | PostedJun 24th - 4:19pm
President Donald Trump's abrupt decision against military strikes may have prevented open military conflict with Iran, but it also showed him anew to be an unpredictable, unreliable, partner at home and abroad.