The deepening U.S. military involvement against ISIS militants in northern Syria indicates the Pentagon will likely send even more troops in coming weeks. Their mission won't be to fight on the front lines...
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 01:32 PM PDT
Feds: Trump Hotel in D.C. Doesn't Violate Government Lease
The federal agency overseeing President Donald Trump's lease for a luxury hotel in Washington, D.C., ruled his election as president doesn't violate the terms of his agreement barring government officials...
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 03:15 PM PDT
White House Defends GOP Lawmaker's Decision to Brief Trump
The White House on Thursday defended the House intelligence committee chairman's extraordinary decision to openly discuss and brief President Donald Trump on typically secret intelligence intercepts, even as...
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 01:14 PM PDT
FCC Approves Measures Intended to Combat Prison Cellphones
Federal officials took a step Thursday toward increasing safety in prisons by making it easier to find and seize cellphones obtained illegally by inmates.
The Federal Communications Commission in Washington...
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 12:41 PM PDT
Congressman Mourning Wife Cancels DC Trip After Health Vote Postponed
Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush, who is mourning the loss of his wife after she passed away last week, was going to fly to Washington, D.C. for the vote on the new GOP health care plan, but has changed his travel plans...
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 01:00 PM PDT
Senate Votes to Undo Privacy Rules that Protect User Data
The Republican-led Senate moved Thursday to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers' permission before they could use or sell...
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 12:51 PM PDT
AP Exclusive: US Probe of Ex-Trump Aide Extends to Cyprus
The U.S. government investigation of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, crossed the Atlantic earlier this year to the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus, once known as a...
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 01:01 PM PDT
Hawaii Republican Resigns From Party After Criticizing Trump
A Hawaii lawmaker who says she was pressured to give up her leadership post at the statehouse after criticizing President Donald Trump resigned Wednesday from the Republican Party.
Rep. Beth Fukumoto said...
President Donald Trump is taking credit for persuading TransCanada Corp. to withdraw a hefty lawsuit against the U.S. government over the previous administration's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline. But the...
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 02:16 PM PDT
AP Sources: US to Recommend Approval of Keystone XL Pipeline
Senior U.S. officials say the State Department will recommend approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the White House to formally approve it.
Two officials say Undersecretary of State for...