Politics

After a week of walkbacks, Trump returns to…

Trump returns to referring to "a big hoax" after a week of drama, back tracking, a double negative and blistering statements from allies about his attitude toward Russian election interference

US Will Send Ukraine $200M To Boost Defenses

The funds are for "additional training, equipment and advisory efforts to build the defensive capacity of Ukraine's forces."

White House: Trump Won't Support Ukraine…

In Helsinki, Putin proposed a referendum in separatist-controlled parts of Ukraine.

President Donald Trump warns Iranian president of dire consequences of threatening U.S.

President Donald Trump warns Iranian president of dire consequences of threatening U.S.

Drought forces emergency measures for US West's…

Harsh drought conditions in parts of the American West are pushing wild horses to the brink and forcing extreme measures to protect them

Trump Weighs Imposing Tariffs On All Chinese…

Trump says he's ready to put tariffs on all $500 billion worth of Chinese good imported into the U.S.

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Cohen Secretly Taped Trump Discussing Payment To…

Sources say the recordings were discovered during FBI raids on Cohen's office, hotel room and home earlier this year.

Private messaging apps increasingly used for…

Open government advocates are becoming concerned about elected officials' increasing use of private devices and confidential messaging apps to communicate about public business

Pompeo calls Iran religious leaders 'hypocritical…

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is calling the religious leaders of Iran "hypocritical holy men" who amassed vast sums of wealth while allowing their people to suffer

Ky. Medicaid Recipients Will Get Vision And…

The state of Kentucky announced it'll reinstate vision and dental care benefits for Medicaid recipients whose coverage was cut after a court ruling.

Asylum Case Wins Vary Greatly By City, But It's…

Critics say the disparity between immigration courts shows how arbitrary the system is. But immigration judges say that's misleading and simplistic.

Judge, calm in court, takes hard line on…

A judge who initially was reluctant to get too involved in U.S. immigration enforcement is now the one enforcing an order to reunite separated children and parents

Defense bill would curb Cabinet control of…

A bill being negotiated in Congress would essentially end the Trump administration's direct supervision of an agency that oversees the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile

The Majority Of Families Separated At The Border…

According to court documents, an estimated 364 migrant children between the ages of 5 and 17 have been returned to their families so far.

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John Kerry Uses Words Like 'Disgraceful' and…

John Kerry took a hard line Sunday in describing President Trump's meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki this week, Politico reports. Appearing on CBS' Face the Nation , Kerry called the private, unrecorded sit-down "one of the most disgraceful, remarkable moments of kowtowing to a foreign leader by an American president...

FBI Releases Top-Secret Wiretapping Request in…

Thought Carter Page was just a kooky dream you had? Not so: The FBI released Saturday a redacted version of its FISA warrant to wiretap the former Trump campaign advisor, the New York Times reports. "This application targets Carter Page," the document reads. "The FBI believes Page has been the...

In Arizona, liberals debate forgiving candidate's…

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has come a long way from her days as a Green Party activist as she tries to become the first Democrat to represent Arizona in the Senate in 30 years.

Thousands rally in Munich to protest 'politics of fear'

Thousands of people are protesting in Germany's southern city of Munich against what they say is the "politics of fear" that is pushing public debate in the country to the right

This moderate Democrat's model is being copied…

US silent on whether envoys discussed suspected Russia agent

The U.S. version of what the top U.S. and Russian diplomats discussed in their most recent call makes no mention of the Russian woman arrested by American authorities and suspected of being a covert Kremlin agent _ even though Moscow says her case came up

DNI: I Meant No Disrespect to Trump

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is softening his off-the-cuff reaction last week to news that President Trump had invited Vladimir Putin to the White House, saying he meant no harm. "Some press coverage has mischaracterized my intentions in responding to breaking news presented to me during a live interview,...

New UK Brexit chief: We may not pay exit fee if…

Britain's new Brexit chief has suggested Britain might not pay its 39 billion pound ($51 billion) divorce bill if no trade agreement with the European Union is reached

Kavanaugh: Once questioned Watergate tapes…

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that Watergate tapes case may have been wrongly decided

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Top intel official says he meant no disrespect to…

The top U.S. intelligence official is saying he meant no disrespect to Trump in a televised interview discussing summit with Putin

Trump finds it 'inconceivable' lawyer would tape…

Donald Trump says he finds it "inconceivable" that a lawyer would tape a client

VP Pence headlines Georgia rally in governor's…

Vice President Mike Pence headlines Georgia rally in support of Secretary of State Brian Kemp in his bid for governor