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GOP Rep. King Loses Committee Posts over Racial Remarks

GOP Rep. King Loses Committee Posts over Racial Remarks

Republican Rep. Steve King will be blocked from committee assignments for the next two years.
Groveland 4 Earnest Thomas, Charles Greenlee, Samuel Shepherd and Walter Irvin

DeSantis Granted Posthumous Pardons to the Groveland Four

The case has been documented in a book and is considered a blight on Florida’s history.
Gov. DeSantis Signs Order to Fight Algae, Red Tide

Gov. DeSantis Signs Order to Fight Algae, Red Tide

DeSantis began following up on a campaign promise to make the environment a priority.
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Norovirus Outbreak Sickens 277 on Oasis of the Seas

Passengers were forced to stay onboard after docking in Falmouth, Jamaica, for what was supposed to be a day of excursions.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis appoints Judge Barbara Lagoa of Miami to the Florida Supreme Court

DeSantis Picks Female Cuban-American for State’s High Court

DeSantis said 50-year-old Lagoa has an impeccable judicial background.
Trump Pleads on TV for Wall Money; Dems Say he Stokes ‘Fear’

Trump Pleads on TV for Wall Money; Dems Say he Stokes ‘Fear’

President Donald Trump urged congressional Democrats to fund his long-promised border wall in a somber televised address.
New Florida Governor Pushed to Remove Sheriff over Massacre

New Florida Governor Pushed to Remove Sheriff over Massacre

Some parents of students killed in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre are pushing for the removal of the local sheriff.
Turkey Appears to Snub US; no Assurances on Syrian Kurds

Turkey Appears to Snub US; no Assurances on Syrian Kurds

Turkey’s president who said there would be “no concession” in Ankara’s push against Kurds.
Amazon-Whole Foods Deal Means Grocery Transformation

Amazon Emerges as Most Valuable US Firm amid Market Turmoil

Amazon has eclipsed Microsoft as the most valuable publicly traded company in the U.S. as a see-sawing stock market continues to reshuffle corporate America’s...
Government Shutdown won’t Delay Tax Refunds

Administration: Government Shutdown won’t Delay Tax Refunds

Taxpayers who are owed refunds will be paid on time, despite the government shutdown.
Newly Empowered House Dems Pass Funding Plan Without Wall

Newly Empowered House Dems Pass Funding Plan Without Wall

On their first day in the majority, House Democrats have passed a plan to re-open the government.
7 Killed after Fiery Crash on Interstate 75 near Gainesville

7 Killed after Fiery Crash on Interstate 75 near Gainesville

7 killed, several others were taken to the hospital, some with critical injuries.
Speaker Pelosi: ‘New Dawn’ as Diverse 116th Congress Begins

Speaker Pelosi: ‘New Dawn’ as Diverse 116th Congress Begins

The 116th Congress gaveled into session, swathed in history, returning Nancy Pelosi to the House speaker’s office.
No Refuge for Investors: Even “Safe” Funds Fell in 2018

No Refuge for Investors: Even “Safe” Funds Fell in 2018

The past year felt dismal for investors. Even worse, the gloom was all-encompassing.
House Democrats Unveil Measure to Re-open Government

House Democrats Unveil Measure to Re-open Government

The package of bills Monday is without approving funding for President Donald Trump’s border wall.
US Stocks End Dismal, Volatile Year on a Bright Note

US Stocks End Dismal, Volatile Year on a Bright Note

Wall Street closed out a turbulent year and finished 2018 with the worst showing in a decade.
NASA Spacecraft Hurtles Toward Tiny, Icy World Beyond Pluto

NASA Spacecraft Hurtles Toward Tiny, Icy World Beyond Pluto

New Horizons was on course to fly past the mysterious, ancient object nicknamed Ultima Thule.
Elizabeth Warren Takes Major Step Toward Presidential Bid

Elizabeth Warren Takes Major Step Toward Presidential Bid

Sen. Warren. her reputation as a populist fighter can help her navigate a Democratic field.
American Man First to Solo Across Antarctica Unaide

American Man First to Solo Across Antarctica Unaided

An Oregon man became the first person to traverse Antarctica alone without any assistance.
Trump Finally Visits Troops in Harm’s Way

Trump Finally Hews to Ritual of Meeting Troops in Harm’s way

President Donald Trump slipped into Iraq at Wednesday night to greet U.S. service members.
US Stocks Plunge Before Christmas

Not Very Merry: US Stocks Plunge Before Christmas

President Donald Trump’s attacks on the Federal Reserve spooked the stock market on Christmas Eve.
Mattis Out as of Jan. 1; Deputy to be Acting Chief

Mattis Out as of Jan. 1; Deputy to be Acting Chief

Trump is Irritated with the criticism and fallout from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ resignation.
Hundreds Dead by Tsunami Set Off by Volcanic Eruption in Indonesia

Hundreds Dead, Dozens Missing by Tsunami in Indonesia

A tsunami has killed hundreds in Indonesia during a busy holiday weekend.
Partial Federal Shutdown after Lawmakers Fail to Reach Dealvideo

Partial Federal Shutdown after Lawmakers Fail to Reach Deal

A partial federal shutdown took hold early Saturday after Democrats refused to meet President Donald Trump’s demands for $5 billion to start erecting his...
Supreme Court Rejects Trump Plea to Enforce Asylum Ban

Supreme Court Rejects Trump Plea to Enforce Asylum Ban

Supreme Court won’t let the Trump administration enforce a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border.
Rattled by U.S. fiscal, monetary tug-of-war, investors start looking abroad

The Markets: Stocks End Miserable Week Down 7 Percent

Major U.S. indexes are now 16 to 26 percent below the peaks they reached in the summer and early fall.
Mattis Resigning as Pentagon Chief after Clashes with Trump

Mattis Resigning as Pentagon Chief after Clashes with Trump

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis abruptly is resigning after disagreements with President Trump over America’s role in the world.
Trump Pulling All US Troops from Syria, Declaring IS Defeat

Trump Pulling All US Troops from Syria, Declaring IS Defeat

President Donald Trump is pulling all 2,000 U.S. troops out of Syria and announced in Twitter.
Migrant Kids Held in Mass Shelters, Including in Florida

Migrant Kids Held in Mass Shelters, Including in Florida

As the year draws to a close, some 5,400 detained migrant children in the U.S. care are sleeping in detention centers and residential facilities with more than 1,000 other children.
US Sen. Marco Rubio Seeks Pardon for Groveland 4

US Sen. Marco Rubio Seeks Pardon for Groveland 4

The four young African-American men who were wrongly accused of raping a white woman nearly 70 years ago.
Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Criminal Justice Overhaulvideo

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Criminal Justice Overhaul

Senate passage of the bill by a vote of 87-12 culminates years of negotiations. #FirstStepAct changes sentencing guidelines and expands early-release programs.
Trump Foundation Reaches Deal to Dissolve Amid Lawsuit

Trump Foundation Reaches Deal to Dissolve Amid Lawsuit

The agreement resolved one part of the legal drama surrounding President Donald Trump.
Shutdown Talk Recedes After White House Eases Wall Threat

Shutdown Talk Recedes After White House Eases Wall Threat

There are first signs of movement toward a possible end to the standoff.
Flynn Sentencing Abruptly Postponed to Allow for Cooperation

Flynn Sentencing Abruptly Postponed to Allow for Cooperation

A federal judge abruptly postponed the sentencing after a stunning hearing.
Google Plans $1B Expansion in New York

Silicon Valley East: Google Plans $1B Expansion in New York

Silicon Valley is becoming Silicon Nation AS Google announced new office complex in NY.
Report: Russia Still Using Social Media to Roil US Politics

Report: Russia Still Using Social Media to Roil US Politics

The Russian campaign didn’t end with Trump’s ascent to the White House.Troll farms are still working.
‘Rulebook’ Adopted to Put Paris Climate Deal into Action

Nations Adopt ‘Rulebook’ to Put Paris Climate Deal into Action

Almost 200 nations, including the world’s top greenhouse gas producers, China and the United States.
Interior Secretary Zinke Resigning, Cites ‘Vicious’ Attacks

Interior Secretary Zinke Resigning, Cites ‘Vicious’ Attacks

Zinke is facing federal investigations into his travel and potential conflicts of interest.
Ex-Trump Lawyer: Hush Money Paid over Election Concerns

Ex-Trump Lawyer: Hush Money Paid over Election Concerns

Cohen spoke in an interview with ABC that aired on “Good Morning America.”
In Plea Deal, Maria Butina Admits to Being a Secret Agent

In Plea Deal, Maria Butina Admits to Being a Secret Agent

Butina, 30, agreed to plead guilty to a conspiracy charge as part of a deal with federal prosecutors.
Picture of Education in Fear as Classes Resumed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

MSD High School Commission Recommends Arming Teachers

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Commission voted 13-1 to recommend the Legislature.
FBI Probe Leads to Charges Against Florida City Commissioner

FBI Probe Leads to Charges Against Florida City Commissioner

The investigation led to a 44-count federal indictment.
Cuba Health Mystery: Diplomats Had Inner-ear Damage Early on

Cuba Health Mystery: Diplomats Had Inner-ear Damage Early on

Those affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba showed damage in the inner ear.
Ex-Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Gets 3 Years in Prison

Ex-Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Gets 3 Years in Prison

Cohen is the first member of Trump’s circle during two years of investigations to go into open court.
Bitter US Senate Race Headed to a Hand Recount

Thousands of Mailed Ballots in Florida Were not Counted

Thousands of mailed ballots were delivered too late to state election offices.
Trump Bickers with Dem Leaders, Threatens Gov’t Shutdownvideo

Trump Bickers with Dem Leaders, Threatens Gov’t Shutdown

Trump’s comments came as he opened a contentious meeting with Democratic leaders.
Paris Under Siege: Tear Gas, Fury on the Champs-Elysees

Paris Under Siege: Tear Gas, Fury on the Champs-Elysees

From all corners of the country, French protesters came by the thousands in trains, buses and cars.
Trump's Chief of Staff John Kelly to Leave at Year’s End

Trump’s Chief of Staff John Kelly to Leave at Year’s End

Nick Ayers, Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff, is Trump’s top choice to replace Kelly.
Prosecutors Detail Key Pieces in Russia Probe

Top Takeaways: Prosecutors Detail Key Pieces in Russia Probe

Prosecutors for the first time connected President Donald Trump to a crime.
Nation Bid Goodbye to Bush with High Praise, Cannons, Humorvideo

Nation Bid Goodbye to Bush with High Praise, Cannons, Humor

America remembered Bush's lifetime of service in Washington.
Pentagon Joins Probe of Former Trump Aide Flynn

Prosecutors Recommend no Jail Time for Cooperative Flynn

Court filing that describes Michael Flynn’s cooperation as “substantial.”
Elections Officials: Tweaks Needed, but no Major Overhaul

Elections Officials: Tweaks Needed, but no Major Overhaul

In their estimation, the November election went as it should have.
A Look at What Happened at the G-20 Summit in Argentina

A Look at What Happened at the G-20 Summit in Argentina

Here are some of the main developments at the Group of 20 summit.
US, China Reach 90-day Ceasefire on Tariffs in Trade Dispute

US, China Reach 90-day Ceasefire on Tariffs in Trade Dispute

Trump agreed to hold off on plans to raise tariffs Jan. 1 on $200 billion in Chinese goods.
Elections Supervisor Suspended Following Recount Problems

Elections Supervisor Suspended Following Recount Problems

Gov. Scott issued an executive order suspending Broward County Supervisor of Elections.
Former President George H.W. Bush Dies at Age 94

Former President George H.W. Bush Dies at Age 94

The World War II hero, the son of a senator and father of a president, died at night in his Houston home.
Back-to-back earthquakes shatter roads and windows in Alaska

Back-to-back Earthquakes Shatter Roads, Windows in Alaska

Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.7 shattered highways and rocked buildings.
Massive, extended data breach within Marriott’s hotel empire

Massive, Extended Data Breach Within Marriott’s Hotel Empire

Marriott said that unauthorized access to data at the hotels has been taking place since 2014.
Cohen Confesses to Lying About Trump Tower Moscow Deal

Cohen Confesses to Lying About Trump Tower Moscow Deal

Cohen confessed in his guilty plea that he lied to Congress about a Moscow real estate deal.
Tariff Tensions Shadow US, Canada, Mexico Trade Pact Signing

Tariff Tensions Shadow US, Canada, Mexico Trade Pact Signing

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement is meant to replace the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement.
Judge Jails Ex-Trump Campaign Chair Manafort Ahead of Trial

Report: Manafort Met with Julian Assange Ahead of 2016 Leaks

If confirmed, the report suggests a direct connection between the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks.
NASA InSight Spacecraft Lands on Mars after Aix-month Journey

NASA InSight Spacecraft Lands on Mars after a Six-month Journey

The spacecraft designed to burrow beneath the surface of Mars travelled 300 million-miles.
General Motors to Slash 14,700 Jobs in North America

General Motors to Slash 14,700 Jobs in North America

General Motors will lay off 14,700 factory and white-collar workers; five plants up for possible closure.
President Donald Trump congratulated himself for falling oil prices

‘Thank you President T’: Trump Tweets as Holiday Break Ends

President Donald Trump congratulated himself for falling oil prices.
First Gene-edited Babies Claimed in China

Chinese Researcher in China Claims First Gene-edited Babies

A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies.
Protesters march for man killed at Alabama mallvideo

Protesters March After Death of Man Who Wasn’t Mall Shooter

Protesters on Saturday marched through an Alabama shopping mall where police killed a black man.
French Protesters Angry Over Fuel Taxes Clash with Police

French Protesters Angry Over Fuel Taxes Clash with Police

Thousands of police were deployed nationwide to contain the eighth day of deadly demonstrations.
Climate Report Warns of Worsening Disasters in the United States

Government Climate Report Warns of Worsening Disasters in the United States

A warm, dry climate has increased the areas burned over the last 20 years.
Trump Consoles Californians Suffering from Twin Tragedies

Trump Consoles Californians Suffering from Twin Tragedies

President Trump has acknowledged Californians are suffering from twin tragedies.
Officials Try to Account for Hundreds Missing in fire’s Wake

Death Toll Rises to 76 in California Fire with Winds Ahead

The disaster that has killed at least 76 and leveled a town, nearly 1,300 people missing.
WikiLeaks’ Assange Faces Charges

WikiLeaks’ Assange Faces Charges; Lawyer Says he’d Fight

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not willingly travel to the United States to face charges.
Bitter US Senate Race Headed to a Hand Recount

Bitter US Senate Race Headed to a Hand Recount

Florida’s acrimonious U.S. Senate contest is headed to a legally required hand recount.
Trump Backs 1st Major Rewrite of Sentencing Laws in Decades

Trump Backs 1st Major Rewrite of Sentencing Laws in Decades

It will be the first major rewrite of the nation’s criminal justice sentencing laws in a generation.
Migrant Caravan Groups Arrive by Hundreds at US Border

Migrant Caravan Groups Arrive by Hundreds at US Border

Several hundred people from the caravan got off buses and made their way to a shelter.
British Prime Minister Theresa May Wins Cabinet Backing for Brexit Deal

May Wins Cabinet Backing for Brexit Deal but Pitfalls Remain

The decision triggers the final steps on the long and rocky road to Brexit.
The Blackened Aftermath of California’s Deadliest Wildfirevideo

The Blackened Aftermath of California’s Deadliest Wildfire

List of missing in fire includes many in their 80s and 90s Many factors contributed to the blazes.
Florida Election Recount Underway, Tensions Rise

Florida Election Recount Underway, Tensions Rise

More than half of Florida’s 67 counties recounting votes for Senate and gubernatorial races.
In Remembering WWI, World Warned of Resurging ‘Old Demons’

In Remembering WWI, World Warned of Resurging ‘Old Demons’

World leaders have the power to make war but a duty to preserve peace.
Acosta Video Distributed by White House was Doctoredvideo

Expert: Acosta Video Distributed by White House was Doctored

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted the video and has no audio.
Indictments? Final report? White House Braces for Mueller

Indictments? Final report? White House Braces for Mueller

Trump abruptly altered the chain of command above Mueller on Wednesday.
Marine Combat Veteran Kills 12 in California Bar Shooting

UPDATE: Marine Combat Veteran Kills 12 in California Bar Shooting

The killer was identified as 28-year-old Ian David Long, a former machine gunner and veteran of the war in Afghanistan.
Sessions Resigns as Attorney General

The Latest: Sessions Resigns as Attorney General

AG Jeff Sessions has resigned as the country’s chief law enforcement officer at President Donald Trump’s request.
VoteCast: Florida Voters Divided on State of Nation

VoteCast: Florida Voters Divided on State of Nation

Voters casting midterm election ballots in Florida are divided over the state of the nation.
Florida Votes to Ban Greyhound Racing by 2021, Signaling Possible End of the Sport in US

Florida Voted to Ban Greyhound Racing by 2021

There are only a few dog-racing tracks in the United States, and nearly all of them are in Florida.
GOP’s DeSantis defeats Gillum in Florida governor’s race

GOP’s DeSantis Defeats Gillum in Florida Governor’s Race

Ron DeSantis was elected Florida governor Tuesday, riding the support of President Donald Trump
Democrats Take House Control, GOP Retains Senate

Democrats Take House Control, GOP Retains Senate

The Democrats picked up the 23 seats they would need to take from the GOP.
3 Dead, Including Shooter, at Florida Yoga Studio

3 Dead, Including Shooter, at Florida Yoga Studio

A gunman killed two people and wounded five others at a yoga studio in Florida’s capital before killing himself Friday evening, officials said. Tallahassee Police...
Rare Drop in NRA Election Spending as Gun-limit Groups Rise

Rare Drop in NRA Election Spending as Gun-limit Groups Rise

A sign of the shifting dynamics of the gun debate as the GOP fights to maintain its grip on Congress.
Civil rights group in center of Florida governor’s race

Civil Rights Group Dream Defenders in Center of Florida Governor’s Race

The group has a clear far-left agenda but not so extreme that Democrats distance themselves.
Trump Pays Tribute at Synagogue Where 11 Were Fatally Shot

The Trumps Pay Tribute at Synagogue Where 11 Were Fatally Shot

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump paid homage to each of the 11 people slain in Pittsburgh.
Trump Targets Citizenship, Stokes Pre-election Migrant Fearsvideo

Trump Targets Citizenship, Stokes Pre-election Migrant Fears

His final-week focus in the midterm fight is concentrated on border fears.
Indonesia Lion Air Flight with 188 on Board Crashes into Sea

Indonesia Lion Air Flight with 188 on Board Crashes into Sea

It is a blow to the country’s aviation safety record after the lifting of bans on its airlines by the European Union and U.S.
Brazil Elects Far-right Congressman Bolsonaro to Presidency

Brazil Elects Far-right Congressman Bolsonaro to Presidency

Jair Bolsonaro has waxed nostalgic for Brazil’s old military dictatorship before.
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Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre Leaves 11 Dead, 6 Wounded

The mass shooting came amid a rash of high-profile attacks in an increasingly divided country
Florida Trump Supporter Charged in Chilling Mail-bomb Plot

Florida Trump Supporter Charged in Chilling Mail-bomb Plot

Federal authorities on Friday captured Cesar Sayoc, 56, of Aventura, Florida.
Putin Says Russia Will Target Nations Hosting US Missiles

Putin Says Russia Will Target Nations Hosting US Missiles

Putin says if the United States deploys intermediate-range missiles in Europe, Russia will have to target the nations.
New-home Sales Slump for 4th Straight Month

New-home Sales Slump for 4th Straight Month

Sales of new U.S. homes plunged 5.5 percent in September, the fourth straight monthly drop.
Explosive Devices Sent to Obama, Clintons; CNN Evacuated

Explosive Devices Sent to Obama, Clintons; CNN Evacuated

It was a rash of attacks aimed at prominent Democrats and a cable news network often criticized by political conservatives.
Growing Caravan of Migrants Pushes Deeper into Mexico

Growing Caravan of Migrants Pushes Deeper into Mexico

Thousands of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. stretched out in the city of Tapachula.
Trump says US will pull out of intermediate range nuke pact

Trump Says US Will Pull out of Intermediate Range Nuke Pact

Trump said he will exit a landmark arms control agreement signed with the former Soviet Union.
Trump Concedes Khashoggi Likely Dead, Threatens Consequences

Trump Concedes Khashoggi Likely Dead, Threatens Consequences

Trump threatened “very severe” consequences if the Saudis are found to have murdered him.
China’s Economic Growth Slows amid Trade Battle with US

China’s Economic Growth Slows amid Trade Battle with US

China’s economic growth decelerated further in the latest quarter, adding to challenges for communist leaders.
Pressure Turns to Mexico as Migrant Caravan Heads for Border

Pressure Turns to Mexico as Migrant Caravan Heads for Border

Attention turned to Mexico, after President Trump threatened to close the U.S.-Mexico border.
Post-Michael Florida: Fear, Frustration and Life on the Edge

Post-Michael Florida: Fear, Frustration and Life on the Edge

No power, no air conditioning, no schools, no information and little real improvement in sight.
Sears Files for Chapter 11 Amid Plunging Sales, Massive Debt

Sears Files for Chapter 11 Amid Plunging Sales, Massive Debt

Can the shrunken version of itself be viable or will it be forced to go out of business?
President Trump vs Climate Change in CBS’ “60 Minutes” Interview

President Trump vs Climate Change in CBS’ “60 Minutes” Interview

Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax.
4 Days After Storm, Large Swath of Panhandle Suffering

4 Days After Storm, Large Swath of Panhandle Suffering

The death toll from Michael’s destructive march from Florida to Virginia stood at 17
Trump on Rally Blitz as he Tries to Stave off Dem Gains

Trump on Rally Blitz as he Tries to Stave off Dem Gains

The rallies — more than two dozen so far to boost GOP candidates — never fail to delight Trump’s supporters.
US Pastor Released from House Arrest, Flown out of Turkey

US Pastor Released from House Arrest, Flown out of Turkey

The 50-year-old evangelical pastor had already spent nearly two years in detention.
Death Toll from Hurricane Michael - Florida Daily Post

UPDATE: Searchers Find Bodies in Hurricane-stricken Town

Homes are full of mud and everywhere you look there’s utter devastation in the Florida panhandle.
Florida Panhandle Devastated by Hurricane Michael

‘Changed Forever’: Florida Panhandle Devastated by Michael

Michael, the most powerful hurricane to hit the continental U.S. in over 50 years, devastated the Florida Panhandle.
Trump Campaigns in Pennsylvania as Hurricane Pounds Florida

Trump Campaigns in Pennsylvania as Hurricane Pounds Florida

Hurricane Michael pounded Florida on Wednesday, President Donald Trump took shelter at a campaign event in Pennsylvania.
UN Ambassador Haley resigning, latest Trump departure

UN Ambassador Haley Resigning, Latest Trump Departure

U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is leaving the administration at the end of the year.
UN Report on Global Warming Carries Life-or-death Warningvideo

UN Report on Global Warming Carries Life-or-death Warning

U.N. organization detailed how Earth’s weather, health and ecosystems would be in better shape.
Taylor Swift Breaks Political Silence, Backs Tennessee Dems

Taylor Swift Breaks Political Silence, Backs Tennessee Dems

Swift has faced criticism for not speaking about political issues despite having a global platform.
US Unemployment Rate Falls to 49-year Low of 3.7 Percent

US Unemployment Rate Falls to 49-year Low of 3.7 Percent

US unemployment rate falls to 49-year low of 3.7 percent — the lowest level since December 1969 — while hiring slowed.
Desperation Everywhere, Aid Slow to Reach Indonesia Victims

Desperation Everywhere, Aid Slow to Reach Indonesia Victims

Residents begging Indonesia’s president to help them, hungry survivors crawled into stores.
Trump Hails NAFTA Revamp, Trudeau Calls it ‘Win-Win-Win’

Trump Hails NAFTA Revamp, Trudeau Calls it ‘Win-Win-Win’

Embracing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, Trump branded it the “USMCA."
Somber Tributes, Dimmed Lights on Vegas Shooting Anniversary

Somber Tributes, Dimmed Lights on Vegas Shooting Anniversary

The names of the 58 slain were recited before a silent crowd punctuated by sobs shortly after 10:05 p.m
White House tells FBI it can talk to anyone about Kavanaugh

White House Tells FBI it Can Talk to Anyone About Kavanaugh

The White House has given the FBI clearance to interview anyone it wants to by Friday
Voice Shaking, Ford Accuses Kavanaugh of Assaulting her

“100 Percent:” Voice Shaking, Ford Accuses Kavanaugh of Assaulting her

100 Percent. Christine Blasey Ford told the Senate Judiciary Committee and a riveted nation.
Third Kavanaugh accuser on eve of dramatic hearing

Third Kavanaugh Accuser on Eve of Dramatic Hearing

Julie Swetnick accused him of sexual misconduct as a young man. Kavanaugh heatedly denied them all.
Fed Raises Rates for 3rd Time this Year with 1 More Expected

Fed Raises Rates for 3rd Time this Year with 1 More Expected

The Federal Reserve signaled its confidence in the U.S. economy by raising a key interest rate for a third time this year.
Bill Cosby Gets 3 to 10 Years for Sex Assault - Florida Daily Post

Cosby ‘Unmasked’: TV Star Gets 3 to 10 Years for Sex Assault

The punishment made him the first celebrity of the #MeToo era to be sent to prison.
Kavanaugh, Ford Agree to Testify on Thursday

Kavanaugh, Ford Agree to Testify on Thursday

Negotiators reached a tentative agreement for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear testimony Thursday from Christine Blasey Ford.
Trump Seeks to Curtail Green Cards for Immigrants on Public Aid

Trump Administration Seeks to Curtail Green Cards for Immigrants on Public Aid

Trump seeks to curtail green cards for immigrants on public aid if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance.
Takeaways from Mueller’s Russian Meddling Indictment

Sources: Rosenstein Spoke of Possible Secret Trump Taping

Rosenstein spoke of possible secret Trump taping as law enforcement agencies grew increasingly unnerved about chaos in the White House.
Kim Agrees to Dismantle Main Nuke Site if US Takes Steps Too

Kim Agrees to Dismantle Main Nuke Site if US Takes Steps Too

The leaders of North and South Korea announced a wide range of agreement.
Hurricane Florence - Latest Weather Update - Florida Daily Post

Florence Death Toll Climbs to 37; Trump Visits Stricken Area

Hurricane Florence could strike a direct and dangerous blow anywhere from the Carolinas to the Mid-Atlantic region.
Hearing Sets up Dramatic Showdown Between Kavanaugh, Accuser

Hearing Sets up Dramatic Showdown Between Kavanaugh, Accuser

Republicans called Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford to testify publicly next week.
What we’ve Learned About Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings

Woman Accusing Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct Comes Forward

Democrats immediately called for a delay in a key committee vote set for this later week
Russia’s Biggest War Games Include Submarine Hunt in Pacific

Russia’s Biggest War Games Include Submarine Hunt in Pacific

About 3,200 troops from China have joined about 300,000 Russian troops for a week of war games.
Skepticism Rising in S. Korea Ahead of 3rd Summit with North

Skepticism Rising in S. Korea Ahead of 3rd Summit with North

The shine is starting to come off South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s engagement strategy with the North.
Border Patrol Agent Suspected of Killing 4 Women

Border Patrol Agent Suspected of Killing 4 Women

Juan David Ortiz, 35, has been described by law enforcement officials as a “serial killer.”
Moonves Becomes Latest Powerful Exec Felled in #MeToo Era

Moonves Becomes Latest Powerful Exec Felled in #MeToo Era

The #MeToo movement claimed one of television industry’s most powerful executives.
Obama issues scathing critique of Trump, ‘politics of fear’video

Obama Issues Scathing Critique of Trump, ‘Politics of Fear’

Obama blasted President Donald Trump’s policies and his pattern of pressuring the Justice Department.
Ex-Trump Campaign Adviser Sentenced to 14 Days in Prison

Ex-Trump Campaign Adviser Sentenced to 14 Days in Prison

George Papadopoulos was the Trump campaign adviser who triggered the Russia investigation.
Trump Urges Justice Department to Unmask ‘Resistance’ Writer

Trump Urges Justice Department to Unmask ‘Resistance’ Writer

President Donald Trump urges Justice Department to unmask ‘resistance’ writer, author of a bitingly critical New York Times opinion piece.
Japan Quake Toll up to 16 as Rescuers Dig Through Landslides

Japan Quake Toll up to 16 as Rescuers Dig Through Landslides

Update: survivors trapped in mud and debris from landslides triggered by a powerful earthquake in northern Japan.
Burt Reynolds, Star of Film, TV and Tabloids, Dead at 82

Burt Reynolds, Star of Film, TV and Tabloids, Dead at 82

Burt Reynolds was known for his acclaimed performances in “Deliverance” and “Boogie Nights.”
Trump Officials Cry ‘Not Me!’ As He Fumes Over NYT Column

Trump Officials Cry ‘Not Me!’ As He Fumes Over NYT Column

One after another, President Donald Trump’s top lieutenants stepped forward Thursday to declare, “Not me.”
Kaepernick Has New Deal with Nike Though He’s Not in NFL

Kaepernick Has New Deal with Nike Though He’s Not in NFL

Colin Kaepernick has a new deal with Nike, even without having a job in the NFL.
Two American Tourists Stabbed in Amsterdam

Amsterdam: ‘Terrorist Motive’ Alleged in Attack on Americans

A 19-year-old Afghan citizen had a “terrorist motive” for allegedly stabbing two Americans in Amsterdam.
McCain Tributes Echo with Criticism of Trump

McCain Tributes Echo with Criticism of President Trump

John McCain’s daughter, Bush, Obama, and others drew on the senator’s legacy at home and abroad.
Why Justice is More Important than the Rule of Law

Papadopoulos: Trump ‘Nodded’ at Suggestion of Putin Meeting

Trump “nodded with approval” at the suggestion of a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to a court filing.
Meghan McCain’s Eulogy

Meghan McCain’s Eulogy: ‘America Was Always Great’

McCain’s daughter gave a tearful and impassioned tribute, posing her father’s legacy as a direct challenge to President Trump.
Gillum Upsets Democratic Field in Florida Governor’s Race

Florida Democrats Kick off Election Race in Orlando

Democratic candidates for two of the most-prized races in the midterm elections are joining other Florida Democrats to kick off the general election campaign. Democratic...
Eurozone unemployment falls to decade low of 8.2 percent

Eurozone Unemployment Falls to Decade Low of 8.2 Percent

Unemployment across the 19-country eurozone has fallen to its lowest level since the most acute phase.
White House Counsel McGahn Leaving; Key Man in Legal Storms

White House Counsel McGahn Leaving; Key Man in Legal Storms

Don McGahn has been a key figure in the administration’s handling of the Russia investigation.
Gillum Upsets Democratic Field in Florida Governor’s Race

Gillum Upsets Democratic Field in Florida Governor’s Race

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum is a step away from becoming the state’s first black governor.
Trump-backed DeSantis Wins Florida GOP Gubernatorial Primary

Trump-backed DeSantis Wins Florida GOP Gubernatorial Primary

The winner of the Florida governor’s race will give his or her party an advantage in 2020.
Nearly 3,000 Deaths in Puerto Rico Linked to Maria

Report: Nearly 3,000 Deaths in Puerto Rico Linked to Maria

Hurricane Maria killed nearly 3,000 people in Puerto Rico in the desperate, sweltering months after the storm.
Fans Mourn Aretha Franklin at Gospel-infused Public Viewing

Fans Mourn Aretha Franklin at Gospel-infused Public Viewing

The regal presence Aretha Franklin exuded in life was captured at her viewing in a gold-plated casket.
Despite Strong Economy, Many Americans Struggling to Get By

Despite Strong Economy, Many Americans Struggling to Get By

About 40 percent of American families struggled to meet at least one of their basic needs last year.
US and Mexico Tentatively Set to Replace NAFTA with New Dealvideo

US and Mexico Tentatively Set to Replace NAFTA with New Deal

Snubbing Canada, the Trump administration reached a preliminary deal Monday with Mexico to replace NAFTA.
Under Pressure, Trump Tersely Recognizes McCain, Lowers Flag

Under Pressure, Trump Tersely Recognizes McCain, Lowers Flag

While much of the nation remembered McCain, Trump had only nursed his grievances.
Deadly Shooting at a Jacksonville's Online Video Game Tournamentvideo

Shooting at Video Game Tournament Claims Multiple Lives

A gunman opened fire while the game tournament was being livestreamed from a Florida mall.
John McCain, War Hero and Presidential Candidate, Dies at 81video

John McCain, War Hero and Presidential Candidate, Dies at 81

Sen. John McCain, who faced down his captors in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp with jut-jawed defiance and later turned his rebellious streak...
Florida governor hopefuls making Trump a November issue

Florida Governor Hopefuls Making Trump a November Issue

Florida governor hopefuls making Trump a November issue since President Donald Trump inserted himself into the middle of the race by picking sides.
Florida’s Attorney General Primary Feistier than Usual

Florida’s Attorney General Primary Feistier than Usual

Candidates have engaged in the kind of partisan infighting usually seen in the governor’s race.
Trump vs. Sessions: The Feud Intensifies

Trump vs. Sessions: The Feud Intensifies

Trump’s anger with Sessions boiled over in an interview with Fox News and it is escalating as Sessions fired back.
A President Who Demands Loyalty Finds it Fleeting in DC

A President Who Demands Loyalty Finds it Fleeting in DC

President Donald Trump is learning the hard way that in politics, it doesn’t always last.

One Holdout in Manafort Juror Prevented 18-count Conviction

Jurors repeatedly tried to persuade the holdout to “look at the paper trail” but she insisted there was reasonable doubt.
Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Guilty of 8 Chargesvideo

Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Guilty of 8 Charges

Paul Manafort, who led Donald Trump’s winning presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes.
Ex-Trump Lawyer Cohen Pleads Guilty in Hush-money Scheme

Ex-Trump Lawyer Cohen Pleads Guilty in Hush-money Scheme

Cohen pleaded guilty to eight counts in all, including tax evasion and making a false statement to a financial institution.
Officials Believe Body of Iowa Student Mollie Tibbetts Foundvideo

Immigrant Charged with Murder of Iowa College Student Mollie Tibbetts

Tibbetts was a 20-year-old Iowa college student who vanished from a small town one month ago.
Conserving Oil is No Longer an Economic Imperative for the US

Conserving Oil is No Longer an Economic Imperative for the US

Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement.
Trump Sends Angry Tweets, Rages Against NYT's Story on Don McGahn

Trump Sends Angry Tweets, Rages Against NYT’s Story on Don McGahn

Trump says his White House counsel not a ‘RAT’ like Nixon’s. The New York Times stands by report.
Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Dies at Age 80

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Dies at Age 80

The charismatic global diplomat led the world body through one of its most turbulent periods.
Shooter of Fort Lauderdale Airport Gets Life in Prison - FL Daily Post

Esteban Santiago Gets Life in Prison for Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting

U.S. District Judge Beth Bloom sentenced Esteban Santiago to spend the rest of his life in prison.
Former US Security Leaders Blast Trump for Yanking Clearance

Former US Security Leaders Blast Trump for Yanking Clearance

Former US security leaders blasted Trump for yanking clearance to top former spy chief with scathing rebukes.
Senate Study Faults Government Care of Migrant Children

Senate Study Faults Government Care of Migrant Children

The government has made only incremental improvements to its troubled efforts to care for thousands of migrant children detained entering the U.S. without their...
Trump Revokes Security Clearance to Brennan, a Vocal Critic of the President

Trump Revokes Security Clearance to Brennan, a Vocal Critic of the President

Trump revokes security clearance to Brennan, a vocal critic of the president. Brennan has been deeply critical of Trump’s conduct.
Nominees for Franken’s Minnesota Seat Reflect #MeToo’s Rise

Nominees for Franken’s Minnesota Seat Reflect #MeToo’s Rise

The sudden downfall of Sen. Al Franken amid the rise of the #MeToo movement set the course for a two-woman race to finish his term.
Highway Bridge Collapses in Italy, Cars Plunge as Nearly as 300 feet Belowvideo

Latest: Death Toll Hits 39 in Italy Bridge Collapse; Blame Begins

A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed Tuesday in the Italian port city of Genoa.
Reports of Election Site Hacking Rankle Florida Officials

Reports of Election Site Hacking Rankle Florida Officials

Child’s play or a signs of a serious security problem in one of the nation’s swing states?
Prosecution Rests in Manafort Tax Evasion and Fraud Trial

Prosecution Rests in Manafort Tax Evasion and Fraud Trial

The trial of the longtime Washington operator now turns to Paul Manafort’s defense team.
Taliban Offensive Exposes Fragile US Hopes for Afghan Peace

Taliban Offensive Exposes Fragile US Hopes for Afghan Peace

The assault on Ghazni has killed about 100 Afghan security forces and 20 civilians since Friday.
Man Arrested in Florida’s “Stand your Ground” Shooting Case

Man Arrested in Florida’s “Stand your Ground” Shooting Case

Prosecutors charged Michael Drejka with manslaughter in the death of Markeis McGlockton.
Trump, Omarosa Trade Insults, Charges

Reality White House: Trump, Omarosa Trade Insults, Charges

The clash involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings and plenty of insults.
How Airline Employee Could Steal Plane

Authorities Probe How Airline Employee Could Steal Plane

Investigators are piecing together how an airline ground agent stole an empty commercial airplane and take off from Sea-Tac International Airport.
Tense Confrontation Amid Peaceful Vigils in Charlottesville

Tense Confrontation Amid Peaceful Vigils in Charlottesville

Tense confrontation amid peaceful vigils in Charlottesville marking the anniversary of last summer’s white supremacist violence.
Hoops Coach Pleads not Guilty for Punch that Killed Sandor Szabo

Hoops Coach Pleads not Guilty for Punch that Killed Sandor Szabo from Boca Raton

Coach Jamill Jones attacked digital marketing guru Sandor Szabo causing him to fall and smash his head on the sidewalk.
Hurricane Maria Killed More than 1,400 People in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico: 1,400 Died from Hurricane But Toll Still at 64

Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people in Puerto Rico but toll still at 64 pending a scientific review due out soon.
DeSantis, Putnam Traded Blows During GOP Primary for Governor

DeSantis, Putnam Traded Blows During GOP Primary for Governor

Putnam called DeSantis “the ‘Seinfeld’ candidate”. DeSantis called Putnam the “errand boy for U.S. Sugar”
Video Interrogation of Parkland’s School Shooting Suspect - #FLDailyPostvideo

Video Shows Parkland Massacre Suspect Punching Self

Video interrogation of Parkland’s school shooting suspect where he appeared punching self, speaking softly.
US to Impose Sanctions on Russia over Nerve Agent Attack

US to Impose Sanctions on Russia over Nerve Agent Attack

The new sanctions come despite President Donald Trump’s efforts to improve relations with Russia.
Republican Congressman from New York Charged with Insider Trading

GOP Congressman from New York Charged with Insider Trading

Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of western New York state was arrested Wednesday on charges he fed inside information.
Schools in Florida Struggle to Meet Security Rule

Schools in Florida Struggle to Meet Security Rule

Schools struggle to meet security rule that requires police or armed guards at all public schools.after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas massacre.
Wildfires Ripping through Northern California - Florida Daily Postvideo

Update: Biggest Blaze in California History Challenges Firefighters

Thousands of dazed evacuees struggled to keep their emotions in check. Death toll increasing.
Rick Gates Pleas Guilty to Federal Conspiracy and False Statements

Rick Gates, the Government’s Star Witness, Admits Crimes with Manafort

Rick Gates testified that he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from the former Trump campaign chairman.
Facebook Removes Alex Jones Pages for Hate, Bullying

Major Tech Companies Remove Alex Jones Pages for Hate, Bullying

Major tech companies have begun to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from their services.
Failed Attempt to Assassinate President Nicolas Maduro with Dronesvideo

Venezuela Detains 6, Hunts More in Drone Attack on Maduro

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Investigators hunting for assailants behind a failed attempt to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro with explosives-laden drones have raided hotels and...
Trump Appears to Change his Story on Meeting with Russian Lawyer

Trump Appears to Change his Story on Meeting with Russian Lawyer

The 2016 meeting at Trump Tower that is pivotal to the special counsel’s investigation.
Powerful Quake Rocks Indonesian Tourist Island, 91 Dead

Powerful Quake Rocks Indonesian Tourist Island, 91 Dead

It was the second deadly quake in a week to hit Lombok. A July 29 quake killed 16 people.
Portugal’s Heatwave Breaks Records

Hot, Dusty and on Fire: Portugal’s Heatwave Breaks Records

Eight places in Portugal broke local temperature records Friday as a wave of heat from North Africa swept across the Iberian peninsula
Reuniting Families is Government’s Sole Burden

Judge: Reuniting Families is Government’s Sole Burden

Trump administration is solely responsible for reuniting hundreds of children who remain separated from the parents.
Takeaways from Democratic Candidates' Debate for Florida Governor

Takeaways from the Democratic Candidates’ Debate for Florida Governor

On the debate, Democratic candidates for Florida governor only repeated talking points they’ve used throughout the campaign.
US Trade Deficit Widened by $46.3 Billion in June

US Trade Deficit Widened by $46.3 Billion in June

US trade deficit widened by $46.3 billion in June. for the first time in four months as exports fell and imports grew.
US Employers Add 157,000 Jobs, Jobless Rate Hits 3.9 pct.

US Employers Add 157,000 Jobs, Jobless Rate Hits 3.9 pct.

The unemployment rate ticked down to 3.9 percent from 4 percent, near the 3.8% reached in May.
Paul Manafort Inflated his Business Income by Millions of Dollars

Bookkeeper: Paul Manafort Kept Close Track of Bills

Manafort faces charges of bank fraud and tax evasion that could put him in prison for the rest of his life.
Trump Renews Attacks on ‘Fake, Fake Disgusting News’video

Trump Renews Attacks on ‘Fake, Fake Disgusting News’

President Trump denounced the press for underselling his accomplishments and doubting his political rise.
Financial fruit: Apple becomes 1st trillion-dollar company

Financial Fruit: Apple Becomes 1st Trillion-dollar Company

Apple has become the world’s first publicly traded company to be valued at $1 trillion.
Court Strikes Down Trump Push to Cut ‘Sanctuary City’ Funds

Court Strikes Down Trump Push to Cut ‘Sanctuary City’ Funds

A divided U.S. appeals court on struck down a key part of President Donald Trump’s contentious effort
Judge Blocks Release of Blueprints for 3D-printed Gunsvideo

Judge Blocks Release of Blueprints for 3D-printed Guns

A federal judge stopped the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic guns.
Paul Manafort Believed he Was Above the Law

Prosecutors: Paul Manafort Believed he Was Above the Law

Paul Manafort orchestrated a multimillion-dollar conspiracy to evade U.S. tax and banking laws, leaving behind a trail of lies as he lived a lavish...
No Charges Against Minneapolis Officers in Black Man’s Deathvideo

No Charges Against Minneapolis Officers in Black Man’s Death

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said Thurman Blevins had refused commands to stop.
Trump Says He Would ‘Certainly Meet’ with Iran’s Rouhani

Trump Says He Would ‘Certainly Meet’ with Iran’s Rouhani

President Trump said he would meet with the Iranians “anytime they want to.”
Times Publisher, Trump Meet to Discuss Anti-media Rhetoric

Times Publisher, Trump Meet to Discuss Anti-media Rhetoric

The meeting with A.G. Sulzberger occurred July 20, the White House and Times said.
At Least 10 dead, 40 Hurt as 6.4 Quake Hits Indonesia Island

At Least 10 dead, 40 Hurt as 6.4 Quake Hits Indonesia Island

The quake damaged dozens of single-story houses and taller buildings and was felt in a wider area, including in Bali.
Over 1,800 Migrant Kids Reunited by Deadline

US Government: Over 1,800 Migrant Kids Reunited by Deadline

1,800 children 5 years and older had been reunited with parents or sponsors hours before the deadline.
US Economy Surges to 4.1 Percent Growth Rate in Q2

US Economy Surges to 4.1 Percent Growth Rate in Q2

The U.S. economy surged in the April-June quarter to an annual growth rate of 4.1 percent.
3 Women Paid ‘Hush Money’ for Trump Relationships

Avenatti: 3 Women Paid ‘Hush Money’ for Trump Relationships

Avenatti disclosed the information at a community forum in West Hollywood, California.
Trump and Putin Postpone U.S. Summit until 2019

Trump delays proposed Putin meeting until 2019

The White House announced that President Donald Trump’s proposed Washington meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin had been delayed until 2019.
Trump Lawyer Forced to Reveal Secret Client: Sean Hannity

Secret Tape of Trump Discussing Paying for Playboy Model’s Story

Presidential candidate Donald Trump is heard on tape discussing with his attorney Michael Cohen how they would buy the rights to a Playboy model’s...
Trump Tapping $12B to Help Farmers Affected by Tariffs

Trump Tapping $12B to Help Farmers Affected by Tariffs

The plan will assist farmers who have been hurt by President Trump’s trade disputes with China and other trading partners.
Family separation policy starts dividing Republicans

Administration Reports Nearly 1,200 Family Reunifications

Nearly 1,200 family reunifications have occurred for children 5 and older who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Trump Considers Yanking Security Clearances of his Criticsvideo

Trump Considers Yanking Security Clearances of his Critics

Trump is considering revoking the security clearances of six former top national security officials who have been critical of his administration.
‘Great Progress’ Reuniting Families Split at Border

Judge: ‘Great Progress’ Reuniting Families Split at Border

A federal judge applauded Trump administration efforts to meet a deadline to reunite more than 2,500 children.
Cohen Secretly Recorded Trump Talking of Paying for Playboy Model’s Story

Trump Was Taped Talking of Paying for Playboy Model’s Story

Michael Cohen secretly recorded Trump talking of paying for Playboy model’s story of having an affair with him. The recording was made before the election.
Florida Bulldog Seeks FBI 9/11 Records on Family’s Ties

Florida Bulldog Seeks FBI 9/11 Records on Family’s Ties

U.S. appeals court in Miami to consider how much public can be allowed to know about 9/11.
Trump Says he Misspoke on Russian Meddling

Blistered by Bipartisan Condemnation, Trump Says he Misspoke on Russian Meddling

President Donald Trump sought Tuesday to “clarify” his public undermining of American intelligence agencies.
Obama Delivered Veiled Rebuke to Trump in Mandela Addressvideo

Obama Delivered Veiled Rebuke to Trump in Mandela Address

Former President Barack Obama denounced the policies of President Donald Trump without mentioning his name.
29-year-old Gun-rights Activist Served as a Covert Russian Agent

29-year-old Gun-rights Activist Served as a Covert Russian Agent

Maria Butina was arrested hours after President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Trump-Putin Helsinki Summit: Russian Propaganda Scores Big, Trump Regrettable

Trump-Putin Helsinki Summit: Russian Propaganda Scores Big, Trump Regrettable

The Latest on President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland.
Haiti’s Prime Minister Resigns amid Fuel Price Hike Fallout

Haiti’s Prime Minister Resigns amid Fuel Price Hike Fallout

Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned Saturday amid widespread unrest.
Latest on Deadly Attack in Pakistan’s Troubled Election Campaign

Latest on Deadly Attack in Pakistan’s Troubled Election Campaign

The deadliest attack in Pakistan’s troubled election campaign killed dozens of people, including a candidate.
12 Russians Indicted for Hacking Democrats in 2016 US Electionvideo

12 Russians Indicted for Hacking Democrats in 2016 US Election

The indictment is the first to implicate the Russian government directly by Mueller.
President Trump and Prime Minister Theresa May's Press Conference

Trump About-faces on Comments about NATO, Brexit, and British Prime Minister

Highlights of Trump and May's joint press conference where Trump about-faces on former comments about NATO, Brexit, and the British Prime Minister.
Trump Dishes up Fresh Dose of Chaos Aimed at May, Londoners

Trump Dishes up Fresh Dose of Chaos Aimed at May, Londoners

Trump blasted Prime Minister Theresa May, blamed London’s mayor for terror attacks against the city.
Embattled FBI Agent Peter Strzok' Public Grilling on Capitol Hillvideo

Under Oath, Peter Strzok FBI Agent Clashed with GOP at Hearing on Russia Probe

Peter Strzok testifying publicly for the first time since being removed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s team.

Algae, Seaweed Discolor Florida Waters and Beaches

Tourism, fishing and public health are being threatened by contaminants discoloring stretches of beaches at the southern end of the Florida
Soccer Team Members Trapped in Tham Luang Nang Non Cavevideo

Daring Rescue Saves All 12 Boys, Soccer Coach from Thai Cave

Check the latest information about the rescue operations to save the soccer team members trapped in Tham Luang Nang Non Cave.
President Donald Trump Picks Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Courtvideo

Trump Picks Kavanaugh for Court, Setting up Fight with Dems

President Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a politically connected conservative judge, for the Supreme Court.
Boris Johnson Quits as UK’s May Faces Mounting Brexit Crisis

Boris Johnson Quits as UK’s May Faces Mounting Brexit Crisis

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson quit with a resignation letter accusing May of flying “white flags” of surrender in negotiations with the European Union.
1-Year-Old Goes to Court to Get Reunited with Family

1-Year-Old Goes to Court to Get Reunited with Family

The 1-year-old boy in a green button-up shirt drank milk from a bottle, played a small purple ball.
North Korea Says Talks with Pompeo Were ‘Regrettable’

North Korea Says Talks with Pompeo Were ‘Regrettable’

High-level talks between the United States and North Korea appeared to hit a snag on Saturday as Pyongyang said a visit by U.S. Secretary...
McConnell Shuts Down Bill to Protect Special Counsel Mueller

Senate’s McConnell on Mission to Reshape the Courts

McConnell had the chance to confirm a second Supreme Court justice, a thrilling prospect for his party.
Heartbreaking Scenes Described in Thai Boat Sinking

Heartbreaking Scenes Described in Thai Boat Sinking; 41 Dead

Divers who entered the wreck of a tour boat that sank in a storm off the southern Thai resort island of Phuket described heartbreaking...
Ex-athletes Say Ohio State Doc Groped, Ogled Men for Years

Ex-athletes Say Ohio State Doc Groped, Ogled Men for Years

Some former athletes recall him differently: Locker-room voyeur. Serial groper. “Dr. Jelly Paws.”
Gunman Kills 5 in Attack Targeting Maryland Newspapervideo

Latest: Gunman Kills 5 in Attack Targeting Maryland Newspaper

The shooter identified as Jarrod W. Ramos entered the building in a targeted attack and “looked for his victims.”
Supreme Court Upheld President Donald Trump's Travel Banvideo

High Court OKs Trump’s Travel Ban, Rejects Muslim Bias Claim

A sharply divided Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travel with the conservative majority taking his side.
Harley, Stung by Tariffs, Shifts Some Production Overseas

Harley, Stung by Tariffs, Shifts Some Production Overseas

Harley-Davidson, up against spiraling costs from tariffs, will begin to shift the production to factories overseas.
Supreme Court Sides with Florida Man in Free Speech Case

Supreme Court Sides with Florida Man in Free Speech Case

The Supreme Court on Monday sided with Fane Lozman in a lawsuit that began with his 2006 arrest.
GOP Struggles to Salvage Immigration Bill, Postpones Vote

GOP Struggles to Salvage Immigration Bill, Postpones Vote

The House Republican immigration overhaul dangled precariously Thursday, imperiled by stubborn differences.
‘Papa! Papa!’ Audio of Children Stokes Rage Over Separation

‘Papa! Papa!’ Audio of Children Stokes Rage Over Separation

Hear the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a U.S. immigration facility.
Compulsive Video-game Playing Now New Mental Health Problem

Compulsive Video-game Playing Now New Mental Health Problem

The World Health Organization said that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition.
Family separation policy starts dividing Republicans

Family Separation Policy Starts Dividing Republicans

The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans and their allies.
Judge Jails Ex-Trump Campaign Chair Manafort Ahead of Trial

Judge Jails Ex-Trump Campaign Chair Manafort Ahead of Trial

President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is going to jail.
Trump’s Move to Redefine Water Rule Threatens Florida's Wetlands Banks

President Trump’s Move to Redefine Water Rule Threatens Florida’s Wetlands Banks

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to propose a new rule that would restrict the number of waterways protected under the Clean Water Act.
Trump Approves Plan to Impose Tough China Tariffs

Trump Approves Plan to Impose Tough China Tariffs

This is a move that could put his trade policies on a collision course with his push to rid the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons.
Watchdog Sees Errors, not Bias, in Comey’s Clinton Probevideo

Watchdog Sees Errors, not Bias, in Comey’s Clinton Probe

The report finds decisions were not driven by political bias ahead of the 2016 election.
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Trump, North Korea’s Kim Come Together for Momentous Summit

Trump and Kim shook hands warmly in front of a row of alternating U.S. and North Korean flags.
Your Internet Use Could Change as ‘Net Neutrality’ Ends

Your Internet Use Could Change as ‘Net Neutrality’ Ends

Your ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change from today on.
Mayor Jeri Muoio Awarded National Honor for Climate Protection Efforts

West Palm Beach Mayor Awarded National Honor for Climate Protection Efforts

The recognition was announced at U.S. Conference of Mayors 86th annual meeting in Boston.
White House Takes up Fight Against Trudeau, Escalates Trade Tirade

WH Takes up Fight Against Trudeau, Escalates its Trade Tirade

The White House escalated its trade tirade and leveled more withering and unprecedented criticism against Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau.
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Injected Drama to G7 Meeting: Trump Wants Russia to Be Reinstated

Trump made the comment at the White House Friday after hours of further escalating his rhetoric against longtime allies over U.S. trade practices.
Celebrity Chef Anthony Bourdain Found Dead in France at 61video

Celebrity Chef Anthony Bourdain Found Dead in France at 61

CNN confirmed the death, saying in a statement he was found unresponsive Friday morning by friend and chef Eric Ripert, and calling it a suicide.
Psychedelic Tourism Thrives in Peru Despite Recent Killing

Psychedelic Tourism Thrives in Peru Despite Recent Killing

More Westerners seek out the legendary curative, commercialization has taken over as profit-seeking impostors pop up.

Ryan Contradicts Trump’s Claim that the FBI Planted a ‘Spy’

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday that he agrees there is no evidence that the FBI planted a “spy” in Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.
A look at the winners and losers of the top US races

Feds Quickly Approve Election Security Grant for Florida

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s office announced the U.S. Election Assistance Commission had approved the grant request.
Judge-Considers-Lifting-Stay-on-Florida-Smokable-Medical-Pot

Judge Considers Lifting Stay on Florida Smokable Medical Pot

Floridians who are eligible to receive medical marijuana will still have to wait a long time to access smokable products if a judge lifts a stay.
Ex-Trump Campaign Associates Face more Charges by Special Counsel

Mueller’s Team Accuses Paul Manafort of Witness Tampering

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort made several attempts to tamper with witnesses in his ongoing criminal cases.
Trump, Lawyers Lay out Expansive Presidential Powers View

Trump, Lawyers Lay out Expansive Presidential Powers View

President Donald Trump claimed Monday he has an “absolute right” to pardon himself, part of an extraordinarily expansive vision of executive authority.

Guatemala Volcano Death Toll up to 62, Expected to Rise

Rescuers pulled survivors and bodies Monday from the charred aftermath of the powerful eruption of Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire.
NFL Decision Chooses Mainstream Appeal Over Players

Trump Calls off Eagles Visit Over Anthem Dispute

Trump says the team wanted to send a smaller delegation, but fans who planned to attend “deserve better.”
Justices Side with Colorado Baker on Same-Sex Wedding Cake

Justices Side with Colorado Baker on Same-Sex Wedding Cake

The Supreme Court ruled Monday for a Colorado baker who wouldn’t make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.
ABC Cancels ‘Roseanne’ After Star’s Racist Tweet

The Price of a Bad Joke: ABC Cancels ‘Roseanne’ After Star’s Racist Tweet

ABC canceled its hit reboot of “Roseanne” following star Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet that referred to former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett as a product of the Muslim Brotherhood and the “Planet of the Apes.”
First Named Tropical System Alberto Chugs Toward Gulfvideo

UPDATE: Storm Alberto Maintains Strength as it Approaches Gulf Coast

Subtropical Storm Alberto — the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season — was roiling parts of coastal Mexico and Cuba with rip currents
Joshua Holt, Jailed in Venezuela for 2 Years, Returned to US

Joshua Holt, Jailed in Venezuela for 2 Years, Returned to US

Joshua Holt, who traveled to Venezuela from Utah in 2016 to marry a Spanish-speaking Mormon woman but soon found himself jailed and later branded the CIA’s top spy in Latin America.
Harvey Weinstein Arrested on Rape, Criminal Sex Act Chargesvideo

Harvey Weinstein Arrested on Rape, Criminal Sex Act Charges

Besides the rape and criminal sex act charges, Weinstein also was arrested on lower-level sex abuse and sexual misconduct charges.
Fruitland Park, Fastest-growing City, Town or Village in Florida

Fruitland Park, Fastest-growing City, Town or Village in Florida

Fruitland Park, fastest-growing city, town or village in Florida according to figures released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
History in Georgia as 4 States Vote Ahead of Midterms

History in Georgia as 4 States Vote Ahead of Midterms

Georgia Democrats took the lead by giving Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history.
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Congress Votes to Dismantle Key Post-Crisis Bank Rules

The House voted 258-159 to approve legislation rolling back the Dodd-Frank law, notching a legislative win for President Donald Trump.
Plea Deal for Man in Deadly Fort Lauderdale in 2017

Plea Deal for Man in Deadly Fort Lauderdale Airport in 2017

Federal prosecutors filed court documents Monday in which an Alaska man agreed to plead guilty to a Florida airport shooting rampage that killed five people in exchange for a life prison sentence.
Divided Supreme Court Rules for Businesses over Workers

Divided Supreme Court Rules for Businesses over Workers

The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to dispute their pay and conditions in the workplace, an important victory for business interests.
Economic Talks Between US and China Lead to Trade War Truce

Economic Talks Between US and China Lead to Trade War Truce

The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world’s two biggest economies reported progress in talks.
Maduro Wins Venezuela Election Challengers Call Illegitimate

Maduro Wins Venezuela Election Challengers Call Illegitimate

The National Election Council announced that with more than 92 percent of polling stations reporting, Maduro won nearly 68 percent of the votes Sunday.
Remembering Victims of Santa Fe High School Shooting

Family, Friends Recall Shooting Victims’ Optimism, Humor

Family, friends recall shooting victims’ optimism, humor as authorities on Saturday released the names of the 10 killed 30 miles (50 kilometers) southeast of Houston.
Passenger Jet Crashes Near Havana with at Least 110 Aboard

Passenger Jet Crashes Near Havana with at Least 110 Aboard

Cuba's state media reported there were three survivors. An employee of a Mexican charter firm said the plane belonged to the company and it had a six-person Mexican crew.
Update: 10 People Dead at Santa Fe High School in Houstonvideo

Latest Update: 10 People Dead at Santa Fe High School in Houston

Most of the victims are students. An unknown number of possible explosive devices were found at the school and off campus. The district also confirmed an unspecified number of injuries.
Miami-Dade County Approves American Dream Miami Complex

Miami-Dade County Commission Approves $4 Billion ‘American Dream Miami’ Project

The Miami-Dade County Commissioners made a go-ahead vote on the $4 billion American Dream Miami complex in Northwest Miami-Dade, at the intersection of the Florida Turnpike and I-75.
North Korea Says it Has Suspended Nuclear and Long-range Missile Tests

North Korea May Reconsider Summit with US President Trump

North Korea said it may reconsider holding a summit if Washington continues to unilaterally insist on North Korea giving up its nuclear program.
North Korea Threatens to Cancel US Summit Over Military Drills

North Korea Threatens to Cancel US Summit Over Military Drills

NK canceled a high-level meeting with South Korea and threatened to scrap a historic summit next month over military exercises between Seoul and Washington.
Supreme Court Makes Sports Betting a Possibility Nationwide

Supreme Court Makes Sports Betting a Possibility Nationwide

The Supreme Court struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports.
Israel’s Festive Inauguration of the New U.S. Embassy in Jerusalemvideo

Dozens Killed in Gaza as US Embassy Opens in Jerusalem

It was the deadliest day there since a devastating 2014 cross-border war and cast a pall over Israel’s festive inauguration of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.
82 Women Walk the Red Carpet in Cannes Film Fest Protest

82 Women Walk the Red Carpet in Cannes Film Fest Protest

Eighty-two women climbed the steps of the Palais des Festivals at the Cannes Film Festival in an unprecedented red carpet protest to press for improved gender equality in the film industry.
North Korea Will Dismantle its Nuclear Test Site Ahead of Summit

North Korea Will Dismantle its Nuclear Test Site Ahead of Kim-Trump Summit

North Korea said Saturday that it will dismantle its nuclear test site in less than two weeks, in a dramatic event that would set up leader Kim Jong Un’s summit with President Donald Trump next month.
Paris Stabbings Investigated as Terror Attack, Claimed by IS

Paris Stabbings Investigated as Terror Attack, Claimed by IS

A knife-wielding assailant killed a 29-year-old man and injured four others in a lively neighborhood near Paris’ famed Opera Garnier before he was killed by police Saturday night.
Few Teeth in Trump’s Prescription to Reduce Drug Prices

Few Teeth in Trump’s Prescription to Reduce Drug Prices

President Donald Trump’s plan focuses on private competition and more openness to reduce America’s prescription pain.
How President Trump Opted to Scrap Iran Deal

‘Defective at its core’: How Trump Opted to Scrap Iran Deal

Trump walked away from the deal, even when America’s closest allies in Europe had finally agreed in principle to the toughest of Trump’s demands.
Trump Lawyer Sold ‘Insight’ into his High-Powered Client

Trump Lawyer Sold ‘Insight’ into his High-Powered Client

Corporate ties could suggest Cohen was peddling his influence and profiting from his relationship with the president.
US Allies Lament Trump’s Decision to Pull out of Iran Dealvideo

US Allies Lament Trump’s Decision to Pull out of Iran Deal

President Trump withdrew the U.S. from the landmark nuclear accord with Iran but he also deepened his isolation on the world stage and revived doubts about American credibility.
GOP Outsiders In and Out as Primary Season Kicks Off

GOP Outsiders In and Out as Primary Season Kicks Off

The day’s slate of early season elections tested the limits of the anti-establishment fervor that has defined the Trump era.
NY Attorney General Resigns After 4 Women Accuse him of Abuse

NY Attorney General Resigns After 4 Women Accuse him of Abuse

Eric Schneiderman, who held himself out as a champion of women and a liberal foil to President Donald Trump, resigned from office after four women accused him of physical violence during intimate encounters.
Russia’s Putin Sworn in for 4th Term; Vows Economic Reforms

Russia’s Putin Sworn in for 4th Term; Vows Economic Reforms

Putin pledged improving Russia’s economy following a recession partly linked to international sanctions would be a primary goal of his next six-year term.
Airplane and Oil Deals at Risk in Trump Pullout of Iran Deal

Airplane and Oil Deals at Risk in Trump Pullout of Iran Deal

From airplanes to oilfields, billions of dollars are on the line for international corporations as President Trump weighs whether to pull America out of Iran’s nuclear deal.
The Trump Administration Moves to Expel Some 57,000 Hondurans

The Trump Administration Moves to Expel Some 57,000 Hondurans

The administration said it will end temporary protections for immigrants in the United States from Honduras on Jan. 5, 2020, leaving potentially 57,000 people vulnerable to deportation.
Trump Salutes 2nd Amendment, Urges NRA Members to Vote GOPvideo

Trump Salutes 2nd Amendment, Urges NRA Members to Vote GOP

President Donald Trump linked the sanctity of the Second Amendment to his party’s prospects in the 2018 midterm elections.
US Adds a Modest 164,000 Jobs; Unemployment Down to 3.9 pct.

US Economy Adds a Modest 164,000 Jobs; Unemployment Down to 3.9 pct.

Unemployment rate is now so low that wage growth should begin to climb this summer, since employers will face more pressure to boost pay in order to hire workers.
Trump Repaid Cohen $130K for Payment to Porn Star

Giuliani: Trump Repaid Cohen $130K for Payment to Porn Star

In a startling revelation, President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani directly contradicted Trump’s statements about the hush money on National television.
White House Lawyer Ty Cobb to Depart Donald Trump's Legal Team

WH Lawyer Working on Mueller Probe to Retire at End of Month

Cobb's departure further shakes up President Donald Trump’s legal team as the president intensifies his attacks on the special counsel’s Russia investigation.
Mueller Gives List of Questions to Trump’s Lawyers

Mueller Team Floated Possible Subpoena for Trump

The special counsel leading the Russia investigation raised the prospect in March of issuing a grand jury subpoena for President Donald Trump.
West’s Wild Words Stir Again: Kanye Calls Slavery a ‘Choice’

West’s Wild Words Stir Again: Kanye Calls Slavery a ‘Choice’

Kanye West caused another stir, calling American slavery a “choice” in an interview on “TMZ Live” after questions on his pro-President Donald Trump posts.
Picture of Education in Fear as Classes Resumed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Vista Outdoor Becomes Latest to Get out of the Gun Business

The company, this one among the largest ammunition makers in America, will stop producing firearms following the massacre at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High in February
Migrants in Caravan Criticized by Trump Start Seeking Asylum

Migrants in Caravan Criticized by Trump Start Seeking Asylum

Central Americans who traveled in a caravan through Mexico to the border with San Diego began turning themselves to U.S. authorities to seek asylum.
Senator Rubio: Workers Get Little Benefit from Tax Reform

Senator Rubio: “Workers Get Little Benefit from Tax Reform”

Senator Marco Rubio told the Economist magazine there is “no evidence whatsoever” the law significantly helped American workers.
Mueller Gives List of Questions to Trump’s Lawyers

Mueller Gives List of Questions to Trump’s Lawyers

Mueller has given a list of almost four dozen questions to lawyers for President Trump as part of the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
White House Delays Tariffs on EU, Canada and Mexico

White House Delays Tariffs on EU, Canada and Mexico

The White House is avoiding the potential for a trade battle with Europe as the U.S. prepares for tense trade talks in China this week.
Michelle Wolf draws laughs, gasps at correspondents’ dinner

Michelle Wolf Draws Laughs, Gasps at Correspondents’ Dinner

Comedian Michelle Wolf gave President Donald Trump and others plenty of reasons to squirm Saturday night. Here are the highlights of the event.
N. Korea to Close Nuke Test Site in May, Unify Time Zone

N. Korea to Close Nuke Test Site in May, Unify Time Zone

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to shut down the country’s nuclear test site in May and open the process to experts and journalists from South Korea and the United States.
EPA Opens Internal Investigations into Pruitt’s $50-a-night Condo Deal

EPA Opens Internal Investigations into Pruitt’s $50-a-night Condo Deal

The Environmental Protection Agency is opening internal investigations into Scott Pruitt’s $50-a-night condo deal with a lobbyist and other recent allegations
Trump Says Democrat Should Quit over VA Nomination Brouhaha

Trump Says Democrat Should Quit over VA Nomination Brouhaha

A furious President Donald Trump on Saturday called for the resignation of the Democratic senator Jon Tester for his leading role in Ronny Jackson’s failed VA bid.
GOP-led House Panel Clears Trump Campaign in Russia Probe

GOP-led House Panel Clears Trump Campaign in Russia Probe

The GOP lengthy report concluded it found no evidence that Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 presidential campaign.
Korean Summit: Historic Steps, Nuclear Pride, Embracing New History

Korean Summit: Historic Steps, Nuclear Pride, Embracing New History

North’s commitment to nuclear disarmament, permanent peace, improving cooperation, crossing the border and more.
Comedian Bill Cosby Convicted of Sexual Assault - Florida Daily Postvideo

‘The Real Bill Cosby’: Comedian Convicted of Sexual Assault

A jury concluded he sexually violated Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia mansion in 2004.
White House Doctor Ronny Jackson Withdraws as VA Secretary Nominee

White House Doctor Ronny Jackson Withdraws as VA Secretary Nominee

WH doctor Ronny Jackson exhibited a pattern of recklessly prescribing drugs and drunken behavior. In just a matter of days, the allegations have transformed Jackson’s reputation as a celebrated doctor.
Central American Asylum Seeking Caravan Reaches US Border

Central American Asylum Seeking Caravan Reaches US Border

About 130 Central Americans, mostly women and children, have arrived at the U.S. border with Mexico in a “caravan” of asylum-seeking immigrants that has drawn the fury of President Donald Trump.
Trump Lawyer Will Plead the Fifth in Porn Actress Case

Trump Lawyer Will Plead the Fifth in Porn Actress Case

President Donald Trump’s personal attorney said he will assert his constitutional right against self-incrimination in a civil case brought by a porn actress.
Another Judge Rules Against Trump on ‘Dreamers’ Program

Another Judge Rules Against Trump on ‘Dreamers’ Program

U.S. District Judge John D. Bates wrote that the decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program “was unlawful and must be set aside.”
In Big Shift, Trump Assesses Kim Jong Un as ‘Very Honorable’

In Big Shift, Trump Assesses Kim Jong Un as ‘Very Honorable’

Trump cautioned that North Korea had not followed through on previous promises, but credited tough steps from his administration.
Motive Elusive after Van Driver Kills 10 on Toronto Sidewalk

Motive Elusive after Van Driver Kills 10 on Toronto Sidewalk

A driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what many said seemed a deliberate attack.
The Waffle House Tragedy and a 29-Year-Old with a Troubled Past

The Waffle House Tragedy and a 29-Year-Old with a Troubled Past

29-year-old Travis Reinking had a troubled past. He shot four people to death early Sunday in a Waffle House restaurant not far from where he lived in Nashville.
North Korea Says it Has Suspended Nuclear and Long-range Missile Tests

North Korea Says it Has Suspended Nuclear, Missile Testing

There was no clear indication in the North’s announcement if it would be willing to deal away its arsenal.
Democrats Allege Conspiracy Between Trump Camp, Russia; File Lawsuit

Dems Allege Conspiracy Between Trump Camp, Russia; File Lawsuit

The lawsuit filed in Manhattan federal court seeks unspecified damages and an order to prevent further interference with computer systems of the DNC.
Avicii, DJ-Producer who Performed Around the World, Dies at 28

Avicii, DJ-Producer who Performed Around the World, Dies at 28

Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii, performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio.
James Comey's Memos

James Comey’s Memos: Details of Trump, Russia, and Flynn Speak Volumes

The Comey memos provided to Congress include documentation of seven conversations he had with Trump from January 7, 2017, through April 11, 2017.
Southwest Airlines Pilot Lauded for Handling Crisis

‘That’s How She’s Wired’: Pilot Lauded for Handling Crisis

Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. Navy, was the captain and piloting Flight 1380 when it made an emergency landing in Philadelphia.
Miguel Diaz-Canel, 57, Selected as Next President of Cuba

Miguel Diaz-Canel, 57, Selected as Next President of Cuba

First Vice President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez was sole candidate to succeed Raul Castro as president of Cuba.
Trump Calls Sketch Released by Daniels ‘A Total Con Job’

Trump Calls Sketch Released by Daniels ‘A Total Con Job’

Stormy Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford, told ABC’s “The View” on Tuesday that it’s the man who menaced her and her young daughter.
Raul Castro Leaves Cuba with New Freedoms, Deep Problems

Raul Castro Leaves Cuba with New Freedoms, Deep Problems

In 2008 Raul Castro took over a country where most people couldn’t own computers or cellphones, leave without permission, run most types of private businesses. Will there be change now?
CIA Chief Secretly Meets with North Korea’s Kim

Ahead of Summit, CIA Chief Secretly Meets with North Korea’s Kim

CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, a highly unusual, secret visit.
McConnell Shuts Down Bill to Protect Special Counsel Mueller

McConnell Shuts Down Bill to Protect Special Counsel Mueller

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday thwarted a bipartisan effort to protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s job
Supreme Court Strikes Down as Vague Part of Immigration Law

Supreme Court Strikes Down as Vague Part of Immigration Law

The court’s 5-4 decision — in an unusual alignment in which new Justice Neil Gorsuch joined the four liberal justices — The decision is a loss for President Donald Trump’s administration.
US and North Korea Talking at ‘Extremely High Levelsvideo

US and North Korea Talking at ‘Extremely High Levels

Trump also confirmed that North and South Korea are working to negotiate an end to hostilities before next week’s meeting between Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
Trump Lawyer Forced to Reveal Secret Client: Sean Hannity

Trump Lawyer Forced to Reveal Secret Client: Sean Hannity

A legal fight over what should happen to records the FBI seized from President Donald Trump’s personal attorney took a surprise twist.
Former FBI Director James Comey's No-holds-barred ABC News Interview

Former FBI Director Comey Gives No-holds-barred Interview to ABC News

The interview offered a glimpse of what to read in his coming book A Higher Loyalty." Comey says he believes that Trump is “morally unfit to be president.”
What is known about suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria

Factbox: What is Known About Suspected Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria

The US and allies launched 105 missiles on Saturday targeting three chemical weapons facilities in Syria. What information is known about the suspected Syrian poison gas assault on Douma?
Trump Unloads on Comey ahead of ex-FBI Director’s Interview

Trump Unloads on Comey ahead of ex-FBI Director’s Interview

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to unload on James Comey over his forthcoming memoir, calling him names, suggesting jail time.
Trump Claims Success in Syria, but Chemical Weapons Remain

Trump Claims Success in Syria, but Chemical Weapons Remain

The US and allies pummeled three chemical-related facilities but the strikes will unlikely curb the government’s ability to produce or launch new attacks.
FBI Probes Trump Lawyer Cohen’s Personal ‘Business Dealings’

FBI Probes Trump Lawyer Cohen’s Personal ‘Business Dealings’

The details in court papers came as lawyers for Cohen and Trump sought to block the DOJ from examining records and electronic devices.
Dennis Ross, R-Fla., Adds Name to List of GOP Retirements

Dennis Ross, R-Fla., Adds Name to List of GOP Retirements

Already in Florida, Republican Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Tom Rooney aren’t running again, and GOP Rep. Ron DeSantis is in the governor’s race.
Takeaway: Zuckerberg Faced ‘Grandpa’ Questions from Lawmakersvideo

Takeaway: Zuckerberg Faced ‘Grandpa’ Questions from Lawmakers

The hearings were a major test for Zuckerberg. Facebook is confronting its biggest privacy scandal in 14 years after. He pulled it through; Congress, not so much.
Congress OKs $1.3 Trillion Budget, Averting Another Shutdown

House Speaker Paul Ryan won’t Seek Reelection, Leaving Congress

Paul Ryan 's decision is injecting another layer of uncertainty as Republicans face worries over losing their majority in the fall.
Gradual Deployment of US Troops to Mexico Border Underway

Gradual Deployment of US Troops to Mexico Border Underway

The deployment of National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border at President Donald Trump’s request was underway Tuesday.
Trump Axes Trip Amid Discussions over Syria, Raid on Lawyer

Trump Axes Trip Amid Discussions over Syria, Raid on Lawyer

Trump drove his West Wing into deeper tumult, canceling a South American trip to consider a military strike in Syria and a continual staffing shakeup.
Zuckerberg Fends off Senators on Privacy Debacle

Zuckerberg Fends off Senators on Privacy Debacle

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg batted away often-aggressive questioning from lawmakers who accused him of failing to protect the personal information of millions of Americans.
Trump Threatens Syria Strike, Suggests Russia Shares Blame

Trump Threatens Syria Strike, Suggests Russia Shares Blame

Amid the tough talk at the White House, the U.S. military appeared to be in position to carry out any attack order.
Trump Blasts Mueller Probe as ‘Attack on our Country'

Trump Blasts Mueller Probe as ‘Attack on our Country’

President Trump complained, exhibiting mounting concern about the yearlong probe after federal authorities raided the offices of his personal attorney.
Man Struck and Killed by High Speed Train in Delray Beach

Man Struck and Killed by High Speed Train in Delray Beach

A man was struck and killed by a Brightline train Sunday in Delray Ray Beach -- the fourth person killed this year by the high-speed line.
Suspected Poison Gas Kills at Least 40 in Damascus Suburbvideo

Suspected Poison Gas Kills at Least 40 in Damascus Suburb

President Donald Trump blamed Syrian government forces for what he called a “mindless CHEMICAL attack.”
Man, 67, Killed in Raging Fire at Trump Tower in New York

Man, 67, Killed in Raging Fire at Trump Tower in New York

The cause of Saturday’s blaze is not yet known but the apartment was “virtually entirely on fire” when firefighters arrived.
15 Die When Truck, Hockey Team Bus Collide

Canada Mourns: 15 Die When Truck, Hockey Team Bus Collide

The crash sent shockwaves through the team’s small hometown and a country united by the national sport.
Arizona, Texas Send 400 Troops to Border after Trump’s Call

Arizona, Texas Send 400 Troops to Border after Trump’s Call

Trump has suggested he wants to use the military on the border until progress is made on his proposed border wall, which has mostly stalled in Congress.
EPA Chief Fights for his Job in Meeting with Trump

EPA Chief Fights for his Job in Meeting with Trump

While some White House aides are increasingly fed up with Pruitt and chief of staff John Kelly has advocated firing him, Trump remains less certain.
Feds Seize Backpage.com, Websites in Enforcement Action

Feds Seize Backpage.com, Websites in Enforcement Action

Backpage.com lets users create posts to sell items, seek a roommate, participate in forums, list upcoming events or post job openings.
Fla. Rep. Vern Buchanan Stands to Gain from Tax Law he Shepherded

Fla. Rep. Vern Buchanan Stands to Gain from Tax Law he Shepherded

One of the wealthiest lawmakers on Capitol Hill, Buchanan could become even wealthier after he and other Republicans muscled a sweeping rewrite of the U.S. tax code.
‘Stress Test’ Preceded FIU Bridge Collapse that Killed 6

Family Seeks Justice for Youngest Bridge Collapse Victim

Orlando and Gina Duran said there were too many mistakes and oversights in the construction of a Florida International University pedestrian bridge that toppled onto a busy highway March 15.
Drug-Resistant ‘Nightmare Bacteria’ Pose Growing Threatvideo

CDC: Drug-Resistant ‘Nightmare Bacteria’ Pose Growing Threat

“Nightmare bacteria” with unusual resistance to antibiotics of last resort were found more than 200 times in the United States last year.
US Proposes Tariffs on $50 Billion in Chinese Imports

War Trade Goes on: New Tariffs on $50 Billion in Chinese Imports

The Trump administration escalated its aggressive actions on trade by proposing 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports.
President Trump Wants US Military to Secure Bordervideo

Trump Wants US Military to Secure Border

Trump told reporters he’s been discussing the idea with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. It wasn’t immediately clear exactly how the proposal would work.
Woman Shoots 3, Self at YouTube Headquarters in Domestic Disputevideo

Woman Shoots 3, Self at YouTube Headquarters in Possible Domestic Dispute

A woman opened fire with a handgun Tuesday in a courtyard at YouTube headquarters, wounding three people before fatally shooting herself.
Jury Finds Nightclub Gunman’s Widow not Guilty - Florida Daily Post

Nightclub Gunman’s Widow Sobs as Jury Finds her not Guilty

The widow of the gunman who slaughtered 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando was acquitted of helping to plot the attack.
Deadly clashes in Gaza mark start of Palestinian campaign

Deadly Clashes in Gaza Mark Start of Palestinian Campaign

It was the bloodiest day in Gaza since the 2014 cross-border war between Israel and Hamas.
Trump Escalates Attack on Amazon, Focusing on Tax, Shipping

Why Trump Attack on Amazon Focusing on Tax, Shipping is Wrong

Without evidence any evidence to back up his criticisms or suggest any specific actions he planned to take, President Donald Trump accused Amazon.com Inc...
VA Sec. David Shulkin Fired, White House Physician Nominated to Lead VA

VA Sec. David Shulkin Fired, WH Physician Nominated to Lead VA

President Donald Trump fired Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and nominated White House doctor Ronny Jackson to replace him.
Trump Says Second Amendment won’t Be Repealed

Trump: “The Second Amendment Will Never Be Repealed”

President Donald Trump tweeted that the Second Amendment “WILL NEVER BE REPEALED” and called on voters to elect more Republicans in this fall’s congressional elections.
Federal Judge Knocks Down Florida’s Voting Ban for Ex-Felons

Judge Orders Gov. Scott and State to Make Voting Rights Changes

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Florida to devise a new way to decide when and how former prisoners can get their voting rights restored.
Trump’s Approval Rating up from Historic Lows

Trump’s Approval Rating up from Historic Lows

His approval rating is up 7 points since last month. That only lifts Trump’s approval to 42 percent, low for a president at this point in his tenure.
Decision to Add Citizenship Question to Census Draws Protest

Decision to Add Citizenship Question to Census Draws Protest

The Trump administration’s decision to ask people about their citizenship in the 2020 census set off worries among Democrats.
North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un Unofficial Visit to China

Kim, Xi Portray Strong Ties after N. Korean Leader’s Visit

China’s official Xinhua News Agency said Kim made the unofficial visit to China from Sunday to Wednesday at Xi’s invitation.
Porn Star Reveals Details about Alleged Affair with Trump

Porn Star Reveals Details about Alleged Affair with Trump

In the “60 Minutes” interview, Daniels said that she’d been threatened by an unidentified man in Las Vegas to keep quiet about her alleged relationship with Trump.
Tens of Thousands Gather Nationwide to March for Gun Control

Tens of Thousands Gather Nationwide to March for Gun Control

Organizers of the “March for Our Lives” rally in Washington hoped their protest would match in numbers and spirit last year’s women’s march.
Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Budget after Threatening Veto

Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Budget after Threatening Veto

President Donald Trump grudgingly signed a $1.3 trillion federal spending measure Friday and averted a midnight government shutdown.
New Trump Order Would Ban Most Transgender Troops from Serving

Trump Order Would Ban Most Transgender Troops from Serving

President Donald Trump released an order Friday night banning most transgender troops from serving in the military except under “limited circumstances.”
Congress OKs $1.3 Trillion Budget, Averting Another Shutdown

Congress OKs $1.3 Trillion Budget, Averting Another Shutdown

A giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that ends the budget battles for now, skirting close to another shutdown.
John Bolton Replacing McMaster as Trump National Security Adviser

John Bolton Replacing McMaster as Trump National Security Adviser

After weeks of speculation about McMaster’s future, Trump and the respected three-star general put a positive face on the departure.
Facebook’s Zuckerberg Apologizes for ‘Major Breach of Trust’

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Apologizes for ‘Major Breach of Trust’

Breaking five days of silence, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized for a “major breach of trust,” admitted mistakes and outlined steps to protect user data.
Some Officials Wanted Suspect Nikolas Cruz Committed in 2016

Some Officials Wanted Suspect Nikolas Cruz Committed in 2016

A commitment under the law would have made it more difficult if not impossible for Nikolas Cruz to obtain a gun legally.
Trump Criticizes FBI Deputy Director as he Plans Retirement

Fired FBI Deputy Director McCabe Kept Personal Memos Regarding Trump and Mueller Has them

The disclosure Saturday came hours after Trump called McCabe’s firing by Attorney General Jeff Sessions as a “a great day for Democracy.”
FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Stepping Down

AG Jeff Sessions Fires Former FBI Deputy Director McCabe

The career law enforcement official immediately decried the move and suggested it was part of the Trump administration’s “war on the FBI.”
Tearful Families Wait as Bodies Remain Under Failed Bridge

Tearful Families Wait as Bodies Remain Under Failed Bridge

Officials expected to find more bodies in the rubble. People who haven’t heard from their loved ones are still congregated near the scene.
‘Stress Test’ Preceded FIU Bridge Collapse that Killed 6

Fallen FIU Bridge: ‘Stress Test’ Preceded Collapse that Killed 6

One factor may have caused the five-day-old FIU bridge to fall is the stress test that Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez said crews were conducting on Thursday.
U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Russians for US Election Meddling

Trump Administration Finally Imposes Sanctions on Russians for US Election Meddling

The Trump administration imposed sanctions on 19 Russians for alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, including 13 indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller.
Students All Over the Country Stage Walkouts Against Gunsvideo

‘Enough is Enough’: Students All Over the Country Stage Walkouts Against Guns

Young people across the U.S. walked out of school to demand action on gun violence Wednesday in one of the biggest student protests since the Vietnam era.
UK Expels 23 Russian Diplomats over Spy Poisoning

UK Expels 23 Russian Diplomats over Spy Poisoning

Prime Minister Theresa May told lawmakers that the 23 diplomats, who have been identified as undeclared intelligence officers, have a week to leave.
School Shooting Suspect Indicted on 17 Counts of Murder

Prosecutors Seeking Death Penalty in School Shooting

The only other penalty option for Cruz, if convicted, is life in prison with no possibility of parole. Nikolas Cruz indicated he would plead guilty if his life was spared.
Trump Views Designs for Border Wall While Bashing Californiavideo

Trump Views Designs for Border Wall While Bashing California

President Trump eagerly inspected eight towering prototypes for his long-sought wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and accused California of putting “the entire nation at risk."
Trump Unceremoniously Dumped Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Dramatic Shakeup: Trump Unceremoniously Dumped Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Trump replaces Tillerson with Pompeo in dramatic shakeup, abruptly ending Tillerson’s turbulent tenure as America’s top diplomat.
Xi Jinping’s Rule Shatters Hopes for China’s Liberalization

Xi Jinping’s Rule Shatters Hopes for China’s Liberalization

Xi is now poised to rule indefinitely after China’s rubber-stamp legislature voted Sunday to eliminate presidential term limits.
Trump Backs off Call for Raising Minimum Age to Buy Gun

Trump Backs off Call for Raising Minimum Age to Buy Gun

The White House pledged to help states pay for firearms training for teachers and reiterated its call to improve the background check system.
Governor Rick Scott Signs Gun Restrictions and School Safety Bill

Governor Rick Scott Signs Gun Restrictions and School Safety Bill

The bill, which was written since the shooting, balances “our individual rights with need for public safety.” It also marks Scott’s break with the National Rifle Association.
Hiring Surge Added 313K Jobs in February, Most in 1½ Years

Hiring Surge Added 313K Jobs in February, Most in 1½ Years

Wage gains, meanwhile, fell from January to 2.6 percent year-over-year. The influx of new workers kept the unemployment rate unchanged at 4.1 percent.
Trump Orders Stiff Trade Tariffs, Unswayed by Grim Warningsvideo

Trump Orders Stiff Trade Tariffs, Unswayed by Grim Warnings

The president said he would exempt Canada and Mexico as “a special case” while negotiating for changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Trump Agrees to Meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

Trump Agrees to Meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

After months of trading insults and threats of nuclear annihilation, President Donald Trump agreed to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un by May.
School Shooting Suspect Indicted on 17 Counts of Murder

School Shooting Suspect Indicted on 17 Counts of Murder

Cruz’s public defender has said he will plead guilty if prosecutors take the death penalty off the table, which would mean a life prison sentence.
Democrats, Women Candidates Score Big in Texas Primaries

Democrats, Women Candidates Score Big in Texas Primaries

Energized and angry Democrats in Texas, where the GOP has dominated for decades, came out in force to surpass 1 million voters Tuesday.
Tallahassee OKs Bill for Year-Round Daylight Saving Time

Fla. Senate OKs Bill for Year-Round Daylight Saving Time

A bill to let Florida remain on Daylight Saving Time year round is headed to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk after the state Senate approved it 33-2.
White House Economic Adviser Gary Cohn Steps Down

Trump Economic Aide Cohn Departs after Trade Disagreement

Top Trump economic adviser Gary Cohn is leaving the White House after breaking with President Donald Trump on trade policy.
Trump Adviser Kellyanne Conway Violated Hatch Act

Trump Adviser Kellyanne Conway Violated Hatch Act

The Office of Special Counsel says Conway violated the Hatch Act twice last year when she spoke out in support of Republican Roy Moore and against his Democratic rival, Sen. Doug Jones
Populist Parties Surge in Italy Vote, Mainstream Suffers

Populist Parties Surge in Italy Vote, Mainstream Suffers

Leaders of the rival populist parties both claiming victory, the election was expected to produce a hung Parliament and long, fraught negotiations to form a new government.
President Trump Attends his First Annual Gridiron Dinner

Trump Puts Aside the Feud with Media for a Night at Gridiron

Trump dished out sharp one-liners throughout his comments Saturday night, occasionally lapsing into recurring themes about the 2016 election and media bias.
Florida Senate Agrees to Advance School-Safety Bill in Rare Session

Florida Senate Agrees to Advance School-Safety Bill in Rare Saturday Session, Rejects Assault Weapons...

The Senate spent nearly eight hours debating dozens of amendments to the 100-page bill before finally approving the legislation for a final vote.
China Sets Stage for Xi’s Historic Grab to Rule Indefinitely

China Sets Stage for Xi’s Historic Grab to Rule Indefinitely

President Xi Jinping is poised to make a historic power grab as China’s legislators gather from Monday to approve changes that will let him rule indefinitely.
State Department Pulls Diplomats Out of Cuba

US Makes Cuba Staffing Cuts Permanent after ‘Health Attacks’

The United States said Friday it was making permanent its decision last year to withdraw 60 percent of its diplomats from Cuba.
Trump Orders Big Tariffs on Steel, Aluminum

Trade War? Trump Orders Big Tariffs on Steel, Aluminum

Trump said firm action was crucial to protect U.S. industry from unfair competition and to bolster national security.
Delta Subjected to Retribution in Georgia for Crossing NRA

Delta Subjected to Retribution in Georgia for Crossing NRA

Republicans in the state legislature voted Thursday to kill a tax break that would have saved Delta millions of dollars in sales tax on jet fuel.
President Trump Calls for Quick Action on School Safety, Gunsvideo

President Trump Calls for Quick Action on School Safety, Guns

Trump convened lawmakers at the White House and pushed for tougher background checks, better school safety and more mental health resources to prevent shootings.
Picture of Education in Fear as Classes Resumed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Picture of Education in Fear as Classes Resumed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Grief counselors are on campus as well “to provide a lot of love, a lot of understanding” and help students “ease back” into their school routines.
Dick’s Cuts off Sales of Assault-Style Rifles in Stores

#NeverAgain: Dick’s Cuts off Sales of Assault-Style Rifles in Stores

Dick’s Sporting Goods will also immediately ban the sale of all guns to anyone under 21 years old.
What Do Kushner Talks with China's Anbang Mean for Trump?

Kushner’s Security Clearance Downgraded per Kelly Policy

Kushner had been operating with an interim clearance at the “top secret/sensitive compartmented information” level for more than a year.
Hope Hicks Declines to Answer Some Questions in Russia Probe

Hope Hicks Declines to Answer Some Questions in Russia Probe

As one of Trump’s closest aides, Hope Hicks is a key eyewitness to his actions over the past several years. She was his spokeswoman during the 2016 presidential campaign and is now White House communications director.
Trump Ends DACA, the Program Protecting Immigrant 'Dreamers'

Supreme Court Declines to Decide Fate of ‘Dreamers’ Just Yet

The case affecting “Dreamers” will have to work its way through the lower courts before any Supreme Court ruling is possible.
Trump Suggests he and Governors Would’ve Rushed Fla. Schoolvideo

Trump Suggests he and Governors Would’ve Rushed Fla. School

President Donald Trump again found fault with the officers who didn’t stop the gunman who carried out the massacre.
Trump White House Declassifies Disputed GOP Devin Nunes Memo

Congress Releases Redacted, Declassified Democratic Memo

The latest development in an extraordinary back and forth between Republicans and Democrats about the credibility of the integrity of the nation’s top law enforcement agencies.
After School Shooting, Florida Leaders Propose New Gun Laws

After School Shooting, Florida Leaders Propose New Gun Laws

Florida’s governor announced plans Friday to put more armed guards in schools and to make it harder for young adults and some with mental illness to buy guns
Rick Gates Pleas Guilty to Federal Conspiracy and False Statements

Ex-Trump Aide Pleads Guilty, Will Cooperate in Russia Probe

Rick Gates turns from defendant to cooperating witness in the special counsel’s probe of President Donald Trump’s election campaign and Russia’s interference.
Parkland MSD Teachers Returning to School after Shooting Tragedy

Parkland MSD Teachers Returning to School after Tragedy that Killed 17

The school is reopening for teachers Friday as the community grappled with word that the armed officer on campus did nothing to stop the shooter.
Ex-Trump Campaign Associates Face more Charges by Special Counsel

Ex-Trump Campaign Associates Face more Charges by Special Counsel

Special counsel Mueller filed additional criminal charges Thursday against President Trump’s former campaign chairman and his business associate.
Inmate Eric Scott Branch Yelled ‘Murderers!’ as he’s Put to Death

Inmate Eric Scott Branch Yelled ‘Murderers!’ as he’s Put to Death

He was put to death for the 1993 rape and slaying of a college student. Branch was pronounced dead at 7:05 p.m.
Deaths Mount in Syria Bombing Campaign near Damascus

Deaths Mount in Syria Bombing Campaign near Damascus

Syrian government warplanes supported by Russia continued their relentless bombardment of the rebel-controlled eastern suburbs of Damascus.
Students Demand, Rubio on the Defensive on Gun Control

Shooting Town Hall: Students Demand, Rubio on the Defensive on Gun Control

Angry students, teachers and parents demanded stronger gun-control measures at the WH after the shooting rampage that claimed 17 lives at a Florida high school.
‘Fix it!’ Gun Violence Plea to Trump from Students, Parentsvideo

‘Fix it!’ Gun Violence Plea to Trump from Students, Parents

Students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump on Wednesday to set politics aside and protect America’s school children.
Alex van der Zwaan Pleads Guilty in Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Attorney Admits he Lied to Mueller’s Federal Agents in Russia Investigation

Van der Zwaan has been accused of lying to investigators about his interactions with Rick Gates, who was indicted last year along with Paul Manafort.
Trump Urges Ban on Gun Devices Like Bump Stocks

Trump Urges Ban on Gun Devices Like Bump Stocks

President Donald Trump directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year’s Las Vegas massacre.
Parkland High School Survivors, Lawmakers on Collision Course over Guns

Parkland High School Survivors, Lawmakers on Collision Course over Guns

Students who survived the Parkland school shooting began a journey Tuesday to the state Capitol to urge lawmakers to prevent another massacre.
Shooting Survivors on Potential Collision Course with Trump

Shooting Survivors on Potential Collision Course with Trump

Several of the students have criticized the president, whose election was strongly supported by the National Rifle Association.
Calls for Gun Control Grow Louder after Parkland High School Shooting

Calls for Gun Control Grow Louder after Parkland Shooting

Thousands of angry protesters at state rallied demanding immediate action from lawmakers. More demonstrations planned across the country in the weeks ahead.
President Trump Met Florida Shooting Victims in Fort Lauderdale

President Trump Met Florida Shooting Victims, First Responders in Fort Lauderdale

The president paid his respects to medical professionals at Broward Health North Hospital, and visited with law enforcement officials in Fort Lauderdale.
Mitt Romney is Running for Utah Senate Seat

Romney Makes it Official: He’s Running for Utah Senate Seat

In an interview Friday, Former presidential hopeful said he will continue to speak out when he takes exception to something the president says or does.
Mueller Charges Russians with Meddling in 2016 Race

Mueller Charges Russians with Meddling in 2016 Presidential Race

The federal indictment, brought Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller, represents the most detailed allegations to date of illegal Russian meddling during the campaign that sent Trump to the White House.
Lives Lost in the Parkland High School Shooting on Valentine's Day

These Are the Lives Lost in the Parkland High School Shooting

Here is a look at the 17 confirmed dead by authorities in the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine's Day.
Trump Address Nation in the Wake of Parkland High School Shootingvideo

Trump Cites Mental Health in Shooting, no Mention of Guns

Taking up the now-familiar ritual of public consolation after terrible violence, President Domald Trump cites mental health in shooting, no mention of guns.
School Shooting Suspect Belonged to White Nationalist Group

School Shooting Suspect Belonged to White Nationalist Group

The leader of a white nationalist militia called the Republic of Florida said Cruz was a member of his group and participated in exercises in Tallahassee.
President Trump Blames Failure to Report Student Who Killed 17

President Trump Blames Failure to Report Student Who Killed 17

Law enforcement officials told The Associated Press that Nikolas Cruz legally purchased the assault weapon used in the attack.
Report Details Harm to Cuba Diplomats but Offers no Cause

Report Details Harm to Cuba Diplomats but Offers no Cause

The symptoms are similar to the brain dysfunction seen with concussions, concluded a team of specialists from the University of Pennsylvania. Cuba has insisted there were no attacks.
South African President Zuma Succumbs to Pressure, Resigns

South African President Zuma Succumbs to Pressure, Resigns

South African President Jacob Zuma addressed the nation and press at the government’s Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, Feb. 14, says he will resign ‘with immediate effect’
Trump at Last Denounces Abuse; Kelly’s Future in Doubt

Trump at Last Denounces Abuse; Kelly’s Future in Doubt

Questions persisted about what and when Chief of staff John Kelly knew about the abuse allegations against Porter.
Parkland High School High School Shooting that Killed 17 1video

Latest Update on the Parkland High School Shooting that Killed 17

Broward County Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie said there were “numerous fatalities.” The shooting sent students rushing out into the streets as SWAT team members swarmed in.
Democrat wins Florida House seat in Republican district

Democrat Wins Florida House Seat in Republican District

Uncertified results from the Sarasota County elections office show that Margaret Good took more than 52 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s race.
US Intel Sees Signs of Russian Meddling in Midterms

US Intel Sees Signs of Russian Meddling in Midterms

National Intelligence Director Dan Coats and Adm. Mike Rogers, the head of the National Security Agency, agreed that Russia’s interference is ongoing.
UK Judge Upholds Arrest Warrant for WikiLeaks Founder

UK Judge Upholds Arrest Warrant for WikiLeaks Founder

Judge Emma Arbuthnot rejected arguments by Assange’s lawyers that it is no longer in the public interest to arrest him for jumping bail in 2012.
Rattled by U.S. fiscal, monetary tug-of-war, investors start looking abroad

Rattled by U.S. Fiscal, Monetary Tug-of-War, Investors Start Looking Abroad

The turmoil stems from a tug-of-war between monetary and fiscal policies.
Seminole Tribe Could Add Craps and Roulette at its Casinos

Seminole Tribe Could Add Craps and Roulette at its Casinos

The Senate committee that oversees tax issues approved a 90-page gambling bill (SB 840) on Monday.
State Bill Would Let Bullied Students in Florida Go to Private School

Bill Would Let Bullied Students in Florida Go to Private School

The bill would be a state-funded private school voucher averaging $6,800 a year expressly for children who say they have been bullied, regardless of income.
Trump’s $4.4 Trillion Budget Moves Deficit Sharply Higher

Trump’s $4.4 Trillion Budget Moves Deficit Sharply Higher

The growing deficits reflect, in great part, the impact of last year’s tax overhaul, which is projected to cause federal tax revenue to drop.
The National Portrait Gallery Unveils Obama Portraitsvideo

The National Portrait Gallery Unveils Obama Portraits

The portraits will be officially installed and available for public viewing starting on Feb. 13.
Attorney General Suit: Weinstein Co. Failed to Protect Women

Attorney General Suit: Weinstein Co. Failed to Protect Women

The Weinstein Company repeatedly broke New York law by failing to protect its employees from pervasive sexual harassment, intimidation, and discrimination
Russian Airliner Crashes Moments after Takeoff, Killing 71

Russian Airliner Crashes Moments after Takeoff, Killing 71

A Russian airliner that had just taken off from the country’s second-busiest airport crashed Sunday, killing all 71 people aboard.
Blackout Hits Northern Puerto Rico Following Fire, Explosion

Blackout Hits Northern Puerto Rico Following Fire, Explosion

The island’s Electric Power Authority said several municipalities were without power, including parts of the capital, San Juan.
Justice Department’s No. 3 Official Rachel Brand is Stepping Down

No. 3 Justice Department Official Stepping Down amid Turmoil

The Justice Department’s No. 3 official is planning to step down at a time of turmoil in the agency.
Trump Won’t Declassify Democratic Demo on Russia Probe

Trump Won’t Declassify Democratic Demo on Russia Probe

White House counsel Don McGahn said in a letter to the committee that the memo contains “numerous properly classified and especially sensitive passages.”
Congress Votes to Reopen Government, Passes Budget Dealvideo

Congress Votes to Reopen Government, Passes Budget Deal

The 240-186 vote came in the pre-dawn hours, putting to bed a five-and-a-half hour federal freeze that relatively few would notice.
Bermuda Has Abolished Same-Sex Marriage, UK ‘Disappointed’

Bermuda Has Abolished Same-Sex Marriage, UK ‘disappointed’

The U.K. government expressed disappointment Thursday that Bermuda has abolished same-sex marriage, but said it would have been wrong to overturn the decision by...
Kelly in Harsh Spotlight after Senior Aide’s Resignation

Kelly in Harsh Spotlight after Senior Aide’s Resignation

Kelly himself faced criticism for initially defending his aide — only to later shift course after the publication of photos showing one of Porter’s ex-wives with a black eye.
White House Aide Resigns after Allegations of Spousal Abuse

White House Aide Resigns after Allegations of Spousal Abuse

Staff secretary Rob Porter said in a written statement that allegations that became public this week are “outrageous” and “simply false.”
Pelosi Stages 8-Hour Speech to Push for Vote for ‘Dreamers

Pelosi Stages 8-Hour Speech to Push for Vote for ‘Dreamers

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi staged a record-breaking, eight-hour speech Wednesday in hopes of pressuring Republicans to allow a vote on protecting “Dreamer” immigrants.
SpaceX’s Big New Rocket First Test Flight Carrying a Sports Car

SpaceX’s Big New Rocket Blasts Off, Puts Sports Car in Space

The Falcon Heavy rose from the same launch pad used by NASA nearly 50 years ago to send men to the moon.
Trump Ordered Washington Military Parade to Celebrate Military Strength

Pentagon Says Trump Ordered Washington Military Parade

Trump wants an elaborate parade this year with soldiers marching and tanks rolling, but no date has been selected.
Senate Closes in on Budget Agreement to Avoid Shutdown

Shutdown Less Likely as Senate Closes in on Budget Agreement

Democratic leaders have dropped their strategy of using the funding fight to extract concessions on immigration.
House Panel Votes to Release Democratic Memo on Russia Probe

House Panel Votes to Release Democratic Memo on Russia Probe

The House intelligence committee voted unanimously Monday night to release a Democratic rebuttal to the GOP’s memo.
Dow Plunges 1,175 Points in Worst day for Stocks Since 2011

Dow Plunges 1,175 Points in Worst Day for Stocks Since 2011

Two days of steep losses have erased the market’s gains from the start of this year and ended a period of record-setting calm for stocks.
Two Senators Unveil Bipartisan Immigration Plan, Trump Knocks it Down

Bipartisan Immigration Bill Surfaces, Trump Knocks it Down

Republican Sen. John McCain and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons planned to propose legislation that would shield from deportation immigrants known as “Dreamers.”
Cities and States Take the Lead on Banning Bump Stocks

Cities and States Take the Lead on Banning Bump Stocks

Massachusetts and New Jersey states, and the cities of Denver and Columbia, South Carolina enacted laws prohibiting the sale and possession of the devices.
Philadelphians Take to the Streets to Celebrate Super Bowl

Philadelphians Take to the Streets to Celebrate Super Bowl

As Nick Foles led the Philadelphia Eagles to a surprise Super Bowl victory over the New England Patriots in Minneapolis, the scene more than 1,000 miles away in Philly was jubilation and pandemonium.
Latest Update About South Carolina Amtrak Train Crash

South Carolina Train Crash Leaves at Least 2 Dead, 70 Hurt

The crash happened between an Amtrak passenger train and a CSX freight train in South Carolina on Sunday. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said the two people killed were traveling on the Amtrak train.
Trump Claims Memo ‘Totally Vindicates’ him in Russia Probe

Trump Claims Memo ‘Totally Vindicates’ him in Russia Probe. Really?

The memo confirmed that the investigation into potential Trump links to Russia actually began several months earlier, and was “triggered” by information involving a different campaign aide.
6 Africans Shot in Italy; Anti-Migrant Ex-Candidate Arrested

6 Africans Shot in Italy; Anti-Migrant Ex-Candidate Arrested

The shooting suspect with right-wing political ties had an Italian flag tied around his neck as he was arrested hours later in the city of Macerata. Authorities identified him as Luca Traini, a 28-year-old Italian with no previous record.
Trump White House Declassifies Disputed GOP Devin Nunes Memo

#MemoDay: Hotly Disputed Russia-Probe Memo Released over FBI Protest

The memo had been classified since it deals with warrants obtained from the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
Federal Judge Knocks Down Florida’s Voting Ban for Ex-Felons

Federal Judge Knocks Down Florida’s Voting Ban for Ex-Felons

U.S. District Judge Mark Walker issued a blistering ruling that says the state’s current process to restore voting rights is flawed.
Eldest Son of Late Cuban Leader Fidel Castro Killed Himself

Cuba State Media: Fidel Castro’s Son Has Killed Himself

The eldest son of Cuba’s late revolutionary leader was known for his resemblance to his father, earning him the nickname Fidelito or Little Fidel.
Shooting Inside a Los Angeles Middle School Classroom

Police: Suspect in LA School Shooting Believed to Be 12

A 15-year-old boy hit in the head was transported to a trauma center in critical but stable condition. Three other people, ranging in age from 11 to 30, suffered minor cuts and scrapes.
Trump Reaches 45.6 Million Viewers for State of the Union Address

Not Enough to Brag: Trump Reaches 45.6 Million Viewers for Speech

The Nielsen company said former President Barack Obama drew 48 million people for his first State of the Union in 2010.
Trump Infrastructure Plan Seeks to Shift Burden to States

Trump Infrastructure Plan Seeks to Shift Burden to States

Trump’s plan counts on state and local governments working with private investors to come up with much of the cash.
Train Carrying GOP Lawmakers Strikes Trash Truck; 1 Killed

Train Carrying GOP Lawmakers Strikes Trash Truck; 1 Killed

The collision happened about 11:20 a.m. in Crozet, about 125 miles (200 kilometers) southwest of Washington, tearing the truck in two.
FBI Clashes with Trump, Has ‘Grave Concerns’ on Russia Memo

FBI Clashes with Trump, Has ‘Grave Concerns’ on Russia Memo

The FBI statement came the day after Trump was overheard telling a congressman that he “100 percent” supported release of the four-page memo.
Trump Administration Issues ‘Putin list’ of Russian Politicians, Oligarchs

Trump Administration Issues ‘Putin list’ of Russian Politicians, Oligarchs

Yet the administration paired that move with a surprising announcement that it had decided not to punish anybody under new sanctions retaliating for the election-meddling.
FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe Stepping Down

FBI Deputy Director Leaving Post Ahead of Planned Retirement

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe stepping down ahead of planned retirement. McCabe alerted FBI staff of his decision Monday.
US government forecasts tourism growth despite recent slump

Department of Commerce Forecasts Tourism Growth Despite Recent Slump

A chart from the department’s National Travel and Tourism Office forecasts growth every year through 2022.
GOP Senators: Trump Needs to Show Restraint in Russia Probe

GOP Senators: Trump Needs to Show Restraint in Russia Probe

Two Republican senators said Sunday that President Donald Trump would be wise to keep a public silence on an independent investigation into his 2016 campaign’s contacts with Russia.
Bomber in Ambulance Detonates at Afghan Checkpoint; 95 Dead

Bomber in Ambulance Detonates at Afghan Checkpoint; 95 Dead

The powerful explosion, which came a week after Taliban militants killed 22 people at an international hotel in the capital, Kabul, was felt throughout the city and covered the blast area in smoke and dust.
US Economy Grew at Solid 2.6 Percent Rate in Fourth Quarter

US Economy Grew at Solid 2.6 Percent Rate in Fourth Quarter

The fourth quarter advance in the gross domestic product, the country’s total output of goods and services, followed gains of just above 3 percent in the second and third quarters.
Moving Past the Wall: Trump Plan Takes on Legal Immigration

Moving Past the Wall: Trump Plan Takes on Legal Immigration

The plan would protect some 700,000 young immigrants from deportation and provide a pathway to citizenship, an offer the White House described as a concession to Democrats.
Why Justice is More Important than the Rule of Law

Report: Trump Ordered Mueller Fired, Then Backed Off

The NYT reports that Trump demanded Mueller’s firing just weeks after the special counsel was first appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
EPA Ends Clean Air Policy Opposed by Fossil Fuel Interests

EPA Ends Clean Air Policy Opposed by Fossil Fuel Interests

The Environmental Protection Agency is withdrawing the “once-in always-in” policy under the Clean Air Act, which dictated how major sources of hazardous air pollutants are regulated.
Trump Plan Offers Citizenship Path to 1.8 Million Immigrants

Trump Plan Offers Citizenship Path to 1.8 Million Immigrants

A path to citizenship for 1.8 million of the so-called “Dreamer” immigrants in exchanged to tighter restrictions on legal immigration and $25 billion in border security.
Trump in Davos: Threatens Palestinians, Reassures Brits

Trump in Davos: Threatens Palestinians, Reassures Brits

Trump’s debut appearance at the glitzy World Economic Forum was hotly anticipated wondering, how the “America First” president would fit in.
Trump: Would ‘Love to’ Face Mueller Questions and Under Oath

Trump: Would ‘Love to’ Face Mueller Questions and Under Oath

Special counsel Robert Mueller has been seeking but which White House officials had not previously confirmed the president would grant.
Schumer Takes Back Wall Offer in New Immigration Push

Schumer Takes Back Wall Offer in New Immigration Push

The shutdown battle complicated the already difficult search for an immigration pact: GOP hard-liners appeared emboldened.
Special Counsel Questioned Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Special Counsel Questioned Sessions; Is Trump Coming Soon?

The Sessions interview last week makes him the highest-ranking Trump administration official, and first Cabinet member, known to have submitted to questioning.
Shooting at a Rural Kentucky High School, 1 Dead, half-dozen Injured

2 Dead, 17 Injured in Kentucky School Shooting; Suspect Held

Suspect aprehended. No more information about the suspected shooter or the apprehension was immediately released.
Alaska Hit by 7.9 Earthquake; Tsunami Warning Canceledvideo

Alaska Hit by 7.9 Earthquake; Tsunami Warning Canceled

There were no immediate reports of damage, not even on Kodiak Island, the closest land to the epicenter of the magnitude 7.9 quake.
Florida Dailyn Postvideo

Senators Forge Deal to End Government Shutdown

Democrats agreed to end the standoff in exchange for President Donald Trump’s Republicans promising a debate on the future of young illegal immigrants.
Jordan Urges Pence to ‘Rebuild Trust’ after Jerusalem Pivot

Jordan Urges Pence to ‘Rebuild Trust’ after Jerusalem Pivot

Trump’s announcement on Jerusalem last month infuriated the Palestinians, who seek the Israeli-annexed eastern sector of the city as a future capital.
From Shreveport to Seneca Falls, a March for Female Powervideo

From Shreveport to Seneca Falls, a March for Female Power

People participating in marches in the United States and around the world walked in support of female empowerment.
US Government Shuts Down; Dems, GOP Blame Each Other

#TrumpShutdown: US Government Shuts Down; Dems, GOP Blame Each Other

Last-minute negotiations crumbled as Senate Democrats blocked a four-week stopgap extension in a late-night vote, causing the fourth government shutdown in a quarter century.
Trump Dossier Focused on Opaque Business Deals

Transcript: Trump Dossier Focused on Opaque Business Deals

The dossier was provided to the FBI in 2016 and agents have worked to corroborate its findings.
House Votes to Avert Federal Shutdown, Senate Chances Dim

House Votes to Avert Federal Shutdown, Senate Chances Dim

The House voted by a near party-line 230-197 vote to approve the legislation, which would keep agency doors open and hundreds of thousands of federal employees at work through Feb. 16.
Snow, Ice and Record Cold in South

At Least 10 Deaths from Snow, Ice and Record Cold in South

Snow, ice and a record-breaking blast of cold closed runways, highways, schools and government offices across the South and sent cars sliding off roads.
Apple to Build 2nd Campus, Hire 20,000 in $350B Pledge

Apple to Build 2nd Campus, Hire 20,000 in $350B Pledge

Apple plans to take advantage of that provision to bring back most of its roughly $252 billion in offshore cash, generating a tax bill of about $38 billion.
Rival Koreas Agree to Form First Unified Olympic Team

Rival Koreas Agree to Form First Unified Olympic Team

These are the most prominent steps toward rapprochement achieved by the Koreas since they recently began exploring cooperation.
Emeril TV Producer Fighting Subpoena from Florida House

Emeril TV Producer Fighting Subpoena from Florida House

A television producer for one of chef Emeril Lagasse’s cooking shows is caught in an escalating legal battle with the Florida House of Representatives.
House Panel Subpoenas Bannon in Russia Probe Showdown

House Panel Subpoenas Bannon in Russia Probe Showdown

The House Intelligence Committee subpoenaed former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon over whether he could be forced to testify in the panel’s Russia investigation.
Pope Francis Acknowledges Pain of Abuse Among Victims and Priests

Pope Acknowledges Pain of Abuse Among Victims and Priests

Pope Francis dove head first into the sex abuse scandal that has devastated the Catholic Church’s credibility in Chile.
Democrats Accuse GOP Official of ‘Amnesia’ on Trump Vulgarity

Democrats Accuse GOP Official of ‘Amnesia’ on Trump Vulgarity

Kirstjen Nielsen testified under oath that she “did not hear” Trump use a certain vulgarity to describe African countries.
Dolores O’Riordan, Voice of The Cranberries, Dies at 46

Dolores O’Riordan, Voice of The Cranberries, Dies at 46

Her Cranberries bandmates — Noel Hogan, Mike Hogan and Fergus Lawler — tweeted that O’Riordan “was an extraordinary talent and we feel very privileged to have been part of her life.”
The Sun Cruz Casino Boat Engulfed by Flames, Dozens Safely Escape

The Sun Cruz Casino Boat in Tampa Engulfed by Flames, Dozens Safely Escape

People complaining of chest pain, smoke inhalation and other minor injuries were taken to a hospital. to be checked.
Wave of Panic Rattles Hawaii after False Missile Alertvideo

A Wave of Panic Rattles Hawaii after False Missile Alert

For nearly 40 minutes people waited. Then came the second mobile alert: someone hit the wrong button, there was no missile.
GOP-Leaning States Line up to Require Work for Medicaid

GOP-Leaning States Line up to Require Work for Medicaid

Republicans say work and other requirements will return Medicaid to its original intent — to act as a stopgap until people can find work.
Montecito, California Mudslide - Full Coverage

Update: Frustrations, Tragedy Mount for California Mudslide Town

At least 18 people were killed and at least five missing in the devastating mudslides plaguing Southern California.
Evangelical Rift Intensifies over Trump Immigration Remarks

Evangelical Rift Intensifies over Trump Immigration Remarks

Many evangelical leaders who defended him in the past would not comment on Trump’s remarks to a group of senators. recent polls show some weakening in that support, with 61 percent approving of his job performance, compared with 78 percent last February.
Brightline Train Making Preview Run Hits and Kills Boynton Beach Woman

Brightline Train Making Preview Run Hits and Kills Boynton Beach Woman

The woman, 31-year-old Melissa Lavell, was crossing the tracks of the new Brightline train after the sun set on Friday, Boynton Beach police said in a statement.
After Florida, More States Press U.S. for Offshore Drilling Exemptions

After Florida, More States Press U.S. for Offshore Drilling Exemptions

Governors and other officials from several U.S. coastal states ramped up pressure on the Trump administration to exempt their waters from an offshore drilling plan.
Trump Signs Bill to Improve Opioid Screening Technology

Trump Signs Bill to Improve Opioid Screening Technology

Speaking at a surprise bill signing ceremony flanked by members of Congress from both parties in the Oval Office, Trump described the bill as a “significant step forward” in the fight against powerful opioids.
Trump Says it Seems Unlikely’ he’ll Give Mueller Interview

Trump Says it Seems Unlikely’ he’ll Give Mueller Interview

Trump said “we’ll see what happens” when asked if he’d provide an interview to Mueller’s team. Trump called the investigation a “phony cloud” over his administration.
Immigration Agents Descend on Dozens of 7-Eleven Stores

Immigration Agents Descend on Dozens of 7-Eleven Stores

Agents targeted about 100 stores nationwide, broadening an investigation that began four years ago with a case against a franchisee on New York’s Long Island.
Bannon Out as Chairman of Breitbart News, Loses Radio Show

Bannon Out as Chairman of Breitbart News, Loses Radio Show

Breitbart announced that Bannon would step down as executive chairman of the conservative news site, less than a week after Bannon’s explosive criticisms of Trump and his family were published in a new book.
Federal Judge Temporarily Blocked Trump Decision to End DACA

Judge Blocks Trump’s Decision to End Young Immigrant Program

U.S. District Judge William Alsup granted a request by California and other plaintiffs to prevent President Donald Trump from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA.
‘Fire and Fury’ Book Released, Blowing Open GOP Feud

Explosive ‘Fire and Fury’ Book Released, Blowing a Fractious Republican Party Open

The new book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” quickly shot atop Amazon’s best-seller list.
Attorney General Sessions Terminates Policy that Let Legal Pot Flourish

Attorney General Sessions Terminates Policy that Let Legal Pot Flourish

Sessions’ action, just three days after a legalization law went into effect in California, threatened the future of the young industry, created confusion in states where the drug is legal.
Dow Jones Industrial Climb above 25,000 for the First Time

Dow Jones Industrial Climb above 25,000 for the First Time, Analysts Predict More Gains

Strong global economic growth and good prospects for higher company earnings have analysts predicting more gains. The Dow has made a rapid partly on enthusiasm over passage of the Republican-backed tax package.
Trump Disgusted with "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" Book

Trump Left ‘Furious,’ ‘Disgusted’ by Bannon over New Book

Trump was left furious by Bannon's quotes in unflattering new book by writer Michael Wolff. Bannon is quoted as describing a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower as “treasonous” and “unpatriotic.”
Snow in Florida as Winter Snowstorm Blasts Coastal South

Snow in Tallahassee as Winter Snowstorm Blasts Coastal South

A brutal winter storm dumped snow in Tallahassee for the first time in nearly three decades. It is also smacking Southern cities such as Savannah and Charleston, South Carolina.
Full Coverage of Iran's Protests and Unrest

Latest on Iran’s Protests: Supreme Leader Blames ‘Enemies’ for Meddling

Iranians are taking to the streets in the biggest demonstrations in nearly a decade. Iran’s supreme leader blamed the demonstrations on “enemies of Iran,” saying they were meddling in its internal affairs.
President Trump Accuses DOJ of Being Part of ‘Deep State’

President Trump Accuses DOJ of Being Part of ‘Deep State’

The President urged prosecution against a top aide to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former FBI Director James Comey.
Families from Florida, New York City Die in Costa Rica Plane Crash

Families from Florida, New York City Die in Costa Rica Plane Crash

The families from the New York City suburb of Scarsdale and from Belleair, Florida, accounted for nine of the dead and were part of a tour organized by Berkeley, California-based Backroads.
California Became the Largest State with Legal Marijuana Sales on January 1

California Became the Largest State with Legal Marijuana Sales on January 1

The nation’s most populous state joins a growing list of other states, and the nation’s capital, where so-called recreational marijuana is permitted even though the federal government continues to classify pot as a controlled substance.
5 Colorado Deputies Shot, 1 Fatally, in ‘Ambush’ Attack

5 Colorado Deputies Shot, 1 Fatally, in ‘Ambush’ Attack

Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said deputies came under fire almost immediately after entering a suburban Denver apartment.
Protests in Iran, Social Media Apps Blocked

Update: Iran Protests Have Violent Night; at Least 12 Dead Overall

The demonstrations, which began Thursday over the economic woes plaguing Irany, appear to be the largest to strike the Islamic Republic since the country’s disputed 2009 presidential election.
New York City’s Deadliest Fire in Decadesvideo

Child Playing with Stove Lit Deadly New York City’s Deadliest Fire in Decades

A dozen people died, and four others were fighting for their lives a day after the flames broke out in the century-old building near the Bronx Zoo.
Islamic State Kills 41 in Attack on Afghan Cultural Center

Islamic State Kills 41 in Attack on Afghan Cultural Center

The attack may have targeted the pro-Iran Afghan Voice news agency housed in the two-story building. The attack wounded more than 80 people, many of whom suffered severe burns.
Obama’s First Interview Since Leaving the Presidency in Januaryvideo

Obama to Prince Harry: Leaders Must Use Care on Social Media

It was Obama’s First Interview Since Leaving the Presidency in January. He spoke with Harry in the prince’s capacity as guest editor of the BBC Radio 4 news program.
Trump Meets Firefighters in West Palm Beach

Trump Meets Firefighters in West Palm Beach, Touts Tax Bill

President Donald Trump paid a post-Christmas visit to firefighters in West Palm Beach. Trump touted his legislative accomplishments, including the GOP tax bill.
Mass Shooting at a First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs

Several Cities Sue Defense Department over Gun-Check System Failures

New York City, San Francisco and Philadelphia said in court papers that the military’s broken system helped spur the massacre of 26 people inside a Texas church in November.
Treasury Issues Sanctions Against 2 North Korean Officials

Treasury Issues Sanctions Against 2 North Korean Officials

The sanctions against Kim Jong Sik and Ri Pyong Chol block them from any property or interests in property within U.S. jurisdiction, and prohibit them from transactions with American citizens.
No State Dinner in Trump’s First Year

Where’s the Party? No State Dinner in President Trump’s First Year

Such visits are an important diplomatic tool that includes a showy arrival ceremony and an elaborate dinner at the White House.
Trump Criticizes FBI Deputy Director as he Plans Retirement

Trump Criticizes FBI Deputy Director as he Plans Retirement

McCabe had spent hours behind closed doors on Capitol Hill this week being grilled by lawmakers on two separate committees as part of a new investigation of the FBI.
Judge Partially Lifts Trump Administration Ban on Refugees

Judge Partially Lifts Trump Administration Ban on Refugees

It happened after two groups argued that the policy prevented people from some mostly Muslim countries from reuniting with family living legally in the United States.
California Wildfire Now Largest in State History

UPDATE: California Wildfire Now Largest in State History, Authorities Officially Said

A California wildfire that has seared its way through cities, towns and wilderness northwest of Los Angeles became the largest blaze ever officially recorded in California.
UN Security Council Imposes New Sanctions on North Korea

U.N. Security Council Imposes New Sanctions on North Korea

The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions against North Korea on Friday in response to its latest launch of a ballistic missile...
Miss America Suspends CEO in Email Flap; More Are on the Way

Miss America Suspends CEO in Email Flap; More Are on the Way

The emails included one that used a vulgar term for female genitalia to refer to past Miss America winners, one that wished that a particular former Miss America had died.
Trump Signed Tax Cut in Rush Job Oval Office Signing Event

Trump Signed Tax Cut in Rush Job Oval Office Signing Event

None of the members of Congress who muscled through the biggest tax overhaul in 30 years were in the Oval Office on Friday as Trump signed the measure into law.
‘Obamacare’ Surprise: Strong Showing as Nearly 9M Sign Up

‘Obamacare’ Surprise: Nearly 9 Million People Signed up for “Obamacare” Next Year

President Donald Trump insistently predicted “Obamacare” would implode. This week he incorrectly declared the GOP tax bill had essentially repealed it. Despite all that, more than 1 million new customers signed up ahead of a Dec. 15 deadline.
Car Rams into Pedestrians in Melbourne

Car Rams into Pedestrians in Melbourne; up to 19 injured

Media reports said 13 people have been taken to hospitals, including a pre-school aged child in serious condition with head injuries.
Trump Celebrates After Congress Wraps up Massive Tax Package

Trump, Republicans Celebrates After Congress Wraps up Massive Tax Package

Democrats call the the $1.5 trillion legislation a boon to the rich that leaves middle-class and working Americans behind. The vote was 224-201 along party-lines.
Amtrak Train Hurtles off Overpass in Tacoma, Washingtonvideo

Update: Amtrak Train that Hurtled off Overpass in Tacoma, Speeding 50 MPH Over Limit

An Amtrak train derailed south of Seattle. Injuries and casualties were reported. The train derailed about 40 miles (64 kilometers) south of Seattle before 8 a.m. Monday.
Trump Not Considering Firing Special Counsel Mueller

President Trump: I’m Not Considering Firing Special Counsel Mueller

The talk of firing Mueller has set off alarm bells among many Democrats, who warn it could trigger a constitutional crisis.
Sudden Power Outage Created ‘Nightmare’ at Atlanta Airport

Sudden Power Outage Created ‘Nightmare’ at Atlanta Airport

The outage halted all outgoing flights, and arriving planes were held on the ground at their point of departure. International flights were being diverted.
With Rubio Onboard, GOP Leaders Finalize Huge Tax package

With Rubio Onboard, GOP Leaders Finalize Huge Tax package

Sen. Marco Rubio had been holding out for a bigger child tax credit for low-income families. He got it,
Trump Administration Issues New Rules on U.S. Visa Waivers

Immigration: Trump Administration Issues New Rules on U.S. Visa Waivers

Citizens from the 38 countries are required to obtain a so-called travel authorization to enter the United States.
FCC Votes Along Party Lines to End ‘Net Neutrality

FCC Votes Along Party Lines to End ‘Net Neutrality

In a straight party-line vote of 3-2, the Republican-controlled FCC junked the longtime principle that said all web traffic must be treated equally.
Ex-‘Apprentice’ Star Omarosa to Tell All About White House

Ex-‘Apprentice’ Star Omarosa to Tell All About White House

She has “quite a story to tell” about her time in President Donald Trump’s administration and “the world will want to hear it.”
GOP Says It’s Got a Deal on Taxes; Cuts Coming for Next Year

GOP Says It’s Got a Deal on Taxes; Cuts Coming for Next Year

A major overhaul of the nation’s tax laws that would provide generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans. Confident congressional Republicans forged an agreement.
Republicans Criticize Mueller’s Probe at a Judiciary Committee Hearingvideo

Republicans Criticize Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Probe, but Want him to Stay

The criticism directed toward Rod Rosenstein come after the release of anti-Donald Trump text messages exchanged between two FBI officials later assigned to the Russia probe.
Democrat Doug Jones Won Alabama’s Special Senate Election

Jones Victorious in Stunning Alabama Senate Upset, Trump Loses Twice

In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent...
ISIS-inspired Bangladeshi Explodes Pipe Bomb in NYC Subway Near Times Squarevideo

Udapte: ISIS-inspired Bangladeshi Exploded Pipe Bomb in NYC Subway Near Times Square

Authorities called the incident an attempted terrorist attack. Three others suffered minor injuries, including headaches and ringing in the ears.
Trump Visits Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, Pays Tribute to Civil Rights Leaders

Trump Visited Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, Pays Tribute to Civil Rights Leaders

Trump spent about 30 minutes at the museums, gave a 10-minute speech to select guests inside and then flew back to his Florida estate.
PM Announces on State TV Iraq’s War Against IS Has Ended

PM Haider al-Abadi Formally Announces on State TV Iraq’s War Against IS Has Ended

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi formally announced the victory in an address to the nation aired on Iraqi state television Saturday evening.
Trump in Pensacola: the U.S. ‘Cannot Afford’ Roy Moore Loss in Alabama

Trump in Pensacola: the U.S. ‘Cannot Afford’ Roy Moore Loss in Alabama

President Donald Trump on Friday in Pensacola, urged voters to elect a Republican Senate candidate in Alabama who has been dogged by allegations of sexual misconduct.
Coverage of Republican Rep. Trent Franks' Resignation

The Latest: Ex-Aide: Rep. Franks Offered $5m to Carry his Child

Arizona Rep. Trent Franks allegedly made unwanted advances toward female staffers in his office and retaliated against one who rebuffed him, according to House GOP sources.
Consumer Borrowing up $20.5 Billion in October

Consumer Borrowing up $20.5 Billion in October, Biggest Gain in 11 Months

The U.S. economy, as measured by the gross domestic product, grew at a healthy rate of 3.3 percent in the July-September quarter after a 3.1 percent rate in the spring.
Complete Coverage of Southern California Wildfires

Update: Wildfire Destroys Mobile Homes in California Retirement Park

The destructive blaze broke out as firefighters tried to corral the largest fire in the state that was burning around Ventura.
Palestinians Protest Trump Move, More Unrest Feared

Palestinians Protest Trump Move to Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

Demonstrators in the Gaza Strip burned U.S. flags and pictures of President Donald Trump in a show of rage over the American decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.