It's looking like business as usual in the U.S. House as lawmakers wrap up a year-end spending bill that pays for Planned Parenthood, the president's health care law and other Obama administration priorities, while shunning some top conservative priorities.
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
State filing deadlines would give the two Republicans until about March to launch independent or third-party campaigns, experts said. That would give a well-financed campaign enough time to gather sufficient signatures on petitions so the candidate could appear on the…
By Associated Press
Secretary of State John Kerry is warning Israel about the dangers of the possible collapse of the Palestinian Authority. He says such an event would lead to situation that would threaten both the security of Israel and the Palestinian people.
By Lisa Lerer, Associated Press
Citing Clinton's preference, The Associated Press this past week changed its style and refers to her as Hillary Clinton. The shift seems to fit into an attack line pushed by Republicans, but longtime Clinton observers say the changes reflect political…
By Associated Press
In a recent interview with The Associated Press, the GOP front-runner displayed rare, if fleeting, moments of humility and introspection.
By Julie Bykowicz, Julie Pace, Associated Press
"If you raise the minimum, you're going to make people more expensive than a machine," Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said.
Fred Thompson, a former U.S. Senator and Republican presidential candidate, as well as a film and television actor, died Sunday, his family said.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter called on North Korea to shrink and eventually eliminate its nuclear weapons program, while acknowledging during a visit Sunday to the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas that prospects for reconciling with the defiant North…
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with some of the world's most repressive governments Sunday, hoping to deepen America's economic and security ties in Central Asia despite the often poor respect for human rights across the strategic region.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Donald Trump outlined an unreleased position paper to improve veterans' health care and other services on Saturday, as he faces continued criticism for failing to provide policy specifics.
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