In our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump escalated his war of words with the federal judges considering challenges to his immigration order, saying even if "you were a bad student in high school, you can understand this." Also, newly confirmed…
By PBS NewsHour
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan sits down with Judy Woodruff for an extended interview. They discuss Ryan’s relationship with President Trump, why he would never support a Muslim ban, finding common purpose with Steve Bannon, why he thinks restarting…
House Speaker Paul Ryan told PBS NewsHour in an interview Wednesday that he did not think Donald Trump's efforts to bring the U.S. closer to Russia would succeed. In the broad-ranging interview, Ryan also addressed the president's immigration ban, and…
By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press
Wednesday's confirmation vote comes amid rising tension between Republicans controlling the chamber over what they call delaying tactics by minority Democratic members.
By Associated Press
Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee has told a Democratic senator that he found the president's attacks on the judiciary "disheartening" and "demoralizing." Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut disclosed the comments from Judge Neil Gorsuch after meeting with the nominee Wednesday.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Organizations opposing President Donald Trump's executive order to curb government regulations filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday seeking to block it.
By Jonathan Lemire, Vivian Salama, Associated Press
A White House list of what it calls underreported terrorist attacks did not support President Donald Trump's claim that the media are downplaying a "genocide" carried out by the Islamic State group. But it did shine new light on the…
By Associated Press
Pope Francis has frequently invoked the "bridge not walls" appeal in urging countries to welcome migrants, including when he returned from a visit last year to the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
More than two weeks into his presidency, President Donald Trump is still fixated on the last fight.
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
President Donald Trump said during his campaign that he wanted to ensure funding for HBCUs, which have been pushing for more high-level attention from leaders in Washington, D.C.
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