AP Newsbreak: Border agents using firearms less

WASHINGTON (AP) — Firearms use by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and agents is declining,…

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on the wall, and a ban on cows?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Let Democrats have their way, President Donald Trump suggested, and the United States…

WASHINGTON | Tabloid CEO’s lawyer says Enquirer didn’t extort Jeff Bezos

WASHINGTON (AP) — An attorney for the head of the National Enquirer‘s parent company denies the…

WASHINGTON | Trump’s Year 3 aims for dramatic sequels to rival originals

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump prepares to meet North Korea’s Kim Jong Un for…

Senate breaks with Trump on Afghanistan, Syria withdrawal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Monday to oppose the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria…

WASHINGTON | AP-NORC poll: Most Americans oppose Trump’s foreign policy

WASHINGTON—Jan 28, 2019—A majority of Americans disapprove of the way President Donald Trump is handling U.S.…

WASHINGTON | Trump ends shutdown, signs bill to reopen government

WASHINGTON—Jan 26, 2019—Submitting to mounting pressure, President Donald Trump has signed a bill to reopen the…

WASHINGTON | Early 2020 Democratic field puts diversity in spotlight

WASHINGTON — Jan 24, 2019—The early days of the Democratic primary campaign are highlighting the party’s…

WASHINGTON | AP-NORC Poll: Disasters influence thinking on climate change

WASHINGTON—Jan 22, 2019— Americans say natural disasters and their local weather are influencing their views on…

WASHINGTON | With House, Dems eager to bring DeVos under closer oversight

WASHINGTON— Jan 21, 2019—Wielding control of the House and a new set of investigative powers, Democrats…

WASHINGTON | For the poor, the safety net in a shutdown doesn’t feel safe

WASHINGTON — Jan 21, 2019— Doris Cochran, a disabled mother of two young boys, is stockpiling…

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump pitches wall as magic bullet for drugs

WASHINGTON —Jan 19, 2019—President Donald Trump made an untenable case Saturday that a Mexican border wall…

WASHINGTON | Multiple women eyeing 2020 hands Dems ‘wonderful challenge’

WASHINGTON—Jan 19, 2019— Advocates for gender equality are reckoning with what one called a “wonderful challenge”…

WASHINGTON | Trump ‘appreciates’ Mueller’s statement on report’s accuracy

WASHINGTON —Jan 19, 2019—Special counsel Robert Mueller‘s office has issued a rare public statement disputing the…

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s twists on Russia, shutdown, vets

WASHINGTON—Jan 19, 2019—It was a week of half-truths, changed stories and outright fabrications in President Donald…

WASHINGTON | Watchdog: Thousands more children may have been separated

WASHINGTON  —Jan 17, 2019— It seems likely that thousands more migrant children were split from their…

WASHINGTON | House Dems announce sweeping investigation of drug pricing

WASHINGTON— Jan 14, 2019— A leading House Democrat is announcing a sweeping investigation of the pharmaceutical…

WASHINGTON | Trump dodges question on whether he has worked for Russia

WASHINGTON—Jan 13, 2019—President Donald Trump avoided giving a direct answer when asked if he currently is…

WASHINGTON | White House tries to hold jittery GOP in line on shutdown

WASHINGTON—Jan 09, 2019—President Donald Trump was heading to Capitol Hill Wednesday as the White House tried…

WASHINGTON | AP source: Rosenstein expected to leave Justice in weeks

WASHINGTON —Jan 09, 2019—Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller and remains…

WASHINGTON | Trump pleads on TV for wall money; Dems say he stokes ‘fear’

WASHINGTON —Jan 09, 2019—President Donald Trump urged congressional Democrats to fund his long-promised border wall in…

WASHINGTON | Filing: Manafort lied about sharing poll data with Russian

WASHINGTON — Jan 08, 2019—Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort shared polling data during the 2016…

WASHINGTON | Trump, Democrats ramp up pressure as shutdown hits 3rd week

WASHINGTON — Jan 07, 2019— With no weekend breakthrough to end a prolonged partial government shutdown,…

WASHINGTON | Democrats plan more pressure on Trump to reopen government

WASHINGTON — Jan 07, 2019—With no weekend breakthrough to end a prolonged partial government shutdown, President…

WASHINGTON | Impeachment talk flares after Democrats take power in House

WASHINGTON— Jan 04, 2019—House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had only been in office for a few hours…

WASHINGTON | Shutdown spares federal park rangers at site in Trump hotel

WASHINGTON —Jan 04, 2019—Smithsonian museums are closed. There are no federal staffers to answer tourists’ questions…

WASHINGTON | Trump says shutdown could last for ‘months or even years’

WASHINGTON—Jan 04, 2019—President Donald Trump declared Friday he could keep parts of the government shut down…

WASHINGTON | House Democrat expected to introduce impeachment resolution

WASHINGTON  —Jan 03, 2019—New House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been cautious about whether her Democratic majority…

WASHINGTON | Dab! Kids were the stars on Day 1 of the new Congress

WASHINGTON — Jan 03, 2019—They “dabbed” on the House floor. One tiny voice from somewhere deep…

WASHINGTON | What to watch for as the new Congress begins

WASHINGTON—Jan 02, 2019— They’ve got the keys to the offices, new paint inside, and parties to…