In an interview with the New York Post on Wednesday, President Trump asked rhetorically: "Why would I take it off the table?" There are new questions about what Paul Manafort knows and what prosecutors say he might be attempting to…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Supreme Court left little doubt Wednesday that it would rule that the Constitution's ban on excessive fines applies to the states, an outcome that could help an Indiana man recover the $40,000 Land Rover police seized when they arrested…
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Pelosi entered the closed-door caucus election in an unusual position -- running unopposed despite the clamor by some Democrats for new leadership.
By Associated Press
Senators are expressing disappointment that officials from the intelligence community were not present at a closed-door briefing over the U.S. response to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell cast a bright picture of the U.S. economy Wednesday and appeared to suggest that the Fed might consider a pause in its interest rate hikes next year to assess the impact of its credit tightening.
Pompeo urged senators to continue to support U.S. involvement in the war in Yemen and maintain strong ties to Saudi Arabia, a longtime U.S. ally.
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
The computer hackers are accused of creating ransomware known as SamSam that encrypted data on the computers of more than 200 victims, including the cities of Atlanta and Newark, New Jersey.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Lisa Mascaro, Susannah George, Associated Press
A briefing Wednesday with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary James Mattis could determine how far Congress goes in punishing the longtime Middle East ally.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
The Kremlin said Wednesday it still expects a meeting between President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump to go ahead as planned despite a suggestion from Trump that it could be canceled.
By Frank Bajak, Associated Press
Earlier this year, the federal agency tasked with caring for asylum-seeking children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border officially took on a new, little heralded role: helping to deport relatives of the young migrants.
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