ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Opening statements are scheduled to begin in the federal corruption trial of the mayor of Pennsylvania's third-largest city.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government shutdown is set to sow more disruption and political peril Monday after the Senate inched closer but ultimately fell short of an agreement that would have reopened federal agencies before the beginning of the workweek.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Thousands of people poured into a football stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday, the anniversary of women's marches around the world, to cap off a weekend of global demonstrations that participants hope will continue building momentum for equality, justice and an end to sexual har…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) — Government shutdown will continue into Monday, as Senate leaders continue negotiations over immigration and spending.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate sets noon EST Monday vote on ending Democratic delays against bill that would reopen government.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dem leader Schumer: "We have yet to reach an agreement on a path forward" to end shutdown, as leaders' talks continue.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on women's marches taking place around the world (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. government shutdown amid a congressional dispute over spending and immigration has forced scores of federal agencies and outposts to close their doors and triggered furloughs for Air Force civilian employees but won't keep Lady Liberty shackled.
NEAR THE SYRIAN BORDER (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence, weighing in from the Middle East on the shutdown in Washington, accused the U.S. Congress of playing politics with military pay, and told American soldiers stationed near the Syrian border that the Trump administration would demand tha…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has turned over to Congress additional text messages involving an FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team following the discovery of derogatory comments about President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the impact of the federal government shutdown (all times local):
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on women's marches taking place around the world (all times local):
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's king appealed Sunday to Vice President Mike Pence to "rebuild trust and confidence" in the possibility of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, following fallout from the Trump administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's re-election campaign released a provocative new ad accusing Democrats of being "complicit" in the slayings of law enforcement officers by people in the U.S. illegally.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is still being non-committal about whether he'll seek re-election to an 11th term.
PHOENIX (AP) — A decade ago, military police raiding a Baghdad apartment during the Iraq War discovered bomb-making materials that authorities say contained the fingerprints of a Syrian man now accused of making a key component for improvised explosive devices for a jihadist group that attac…
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke's run-in with a 25-year-old man who shook his head at him while boarding a flight last year is headed to trial.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The sequel to President Donald Trump's first year in office is opening with the lead player hamstrung by a government shutdown and hunkering down amid investigations, crises and political unease.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mick Mulvaney stormed Washington as a tea party lawmaker elected in 2010, and he hasn't mellowed much as director of the Office of Management of Budget at the White House.
LONDON (AP) — Thousands of people have turned out in central London despite sleet and snow to show solidarity with women around the world in demanding equality, justice and an end to harassment.
WASHINGTON (AP) — He wrote a book on the art of negotiation and was elected to office claiming he alone could end Washington gridlock, but President Donald Trump's latest attempt to broker a big, bipartisan deal has turned into a big mess.
ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump hasn't backed away from his unsubstantiated claim that millions of illegally cast ballots cost him the popular vote in 2016, but his efforts to investigate it appear to have stalled.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — In a tack to the left in an election year, Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker announced Sunday that he wants a state law that would bar insurers from denying a person health coverage due to a pre-existing condition.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is seeking British and French support for tough new penalties against Iran and preventing a U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's Middle East tour (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of federal employees began their weekends gripped with doubt, uncertain of when they'll be able to return to work and how long they'll have to go without being paid after a bitter political dispute in Washington triggered a government shutdown.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bleak description of "American carnage." A forceful rollback of his predecessor's achievements. A blatant falsehood from the White House podium.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours after shuttering much of the federal government, feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress spent Saturday dodging blame for a paralyzing standoff over immigration and showed few signs of progress on negotiations needed to end it.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma lawmaker who found a tracking device attached to his pickup truck last month is suing a private investigation company and an investigator who works for the company over the device.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Visitors could still ride snowmobiles and ski into Yellowstone National Park Saturday to marvel at the geysers and buffalo herds, despite the federal government shutdown.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan called for an Ethics Committee investigation Saturday after the New York Times reported that U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan used taxpayer money to settle a complaint that stemmed from his hostility toward a former aide who rejected his romantic overtures.
The Latest on women's marches around the world (all times local):
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government shutdown had an instant impact on two of the world's top tourist destinations: the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on how the government shutdown is affecting national parks (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) — Symbols of American promise became emblems of American dysfunction on Saturday when a dispute in Congress over spending and immigration forced scores of federal government agencies and outposts to close their doors.
Incumbent Texas House District 54 Rep. Scott Cosper, R-Killeen, has a big lead in campaign fundraising over his Republican opponents — Brad Buckley and Larry Smith — according to semiannual finance reports released this week by the Texas Ethics Commission.
With the Herald’s Texas House District 54 forum set for Monday, the Herald is planning to ask all four candidates about the issues that matter most to the Fort Hood area.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House speaker: Rep. Meehan removed from Ethics Committee, should repay taxpayer funds used to settle misconduct case.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — In his first interview since acknowledging an extramarital affair, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens said Saturday that there was "no blackmail" and "no threat of violence" by him in what he described as a months-long "consensual relationship" with his former hairdresser.
CAIRO (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence and Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi pledged a united front against Mideast terrorism on Saturday as Pence, the highest-level American official to visit the U.S. ally in nearly a decade, began a trip through the region amid a government shutdown in…
In a story Jan. 19 about women's marches, The Associated Press misidentified the city of Portsmouth as New Hampshire's state capital, which is Concord. The story also said 1 million marched around the world in rallies protesting President Donald Trump's inauguration; global crowd estimates w…
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's budget chief Mick Mulvaney stormed Washington as a tea party lawmaker elected in 2010, and he hasn't mellowed much as director of the Office of Management of Budget at the White House.
LONDON (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested that Britain is likely to negotiate a unique relationship with the European Union before it leaves the bloc next year, while stressing that any agreement must be consistent with EU rules.
If the shutdown lasts just days or even a couple of weeks, the robust stock market that President Donald Trump has boasted about probably will emerge unscathed. A longer impasse, economists say, could rattle consumer and investor confidence, pulling stocks lower and dragging down the economy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The president was angry.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — In first interview, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says there was "no blackmail," ''no threat of violence" in affair.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government shutdown began at midnight Friday as Democrats and Republicans failed to resolve a standoff over immigration and spending. Here's a look at what the parties are fighting over and what it means to shut down the government.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, the presidential candidate, would not like the way Trump, the president, is crowing about today's unemployment rate. He'd be calling the whole thing a "hoax."
WASHINGTON – As the debate over U.S. immigration laws threatened to cause a government shutdown, two federal agencies reported Tuesday that three out of every four individuals convicted of international terrorism-related charges in federal courts between September 11, 2001, and December 31, 2016 were foreign-born.
President Donald Trump will lay out an economic road map for rural America today that includes an emphasis on innovation and technology, including expansion of high-speed Internet access.