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Feb 19, 2017 8:25 PM

Known for political temperance, Iowa moves sharply right

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After decades as the crossroads of prairie populists and checkbook conservatives, Iowa has suddenly become...
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Feb 8, 2017 5:56 PM

Robert F. Kennedy's son announces bid for Illinois governor

CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Kennedy, son of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, announced Wednesday he will run for Illinois...
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Feb 8, 2017 12:39 AM

Warren raking in millions in campaign donations

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is raking in millions in campaign donations as she looks ahead to a...
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Feb 7, 2017 4:32 PM

First lady says high profile could mean millions for brand

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump has said little about what she intends to do with her prominent position....
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Jan 24, 2017 11:12 PM

Sexist, vulgar posts on women's marches rebound on officials

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A school board member in Hillary Clinton's hometown resigned after making a derogatory reference on Twitter to...
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Jan 21, 2017 12:42 AM

The Latest: Trump returns to White House after celebrations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States (all times EST):...
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Jan 21, 2017 12:42 AM

Fires, bricks mark daylong assault on inaugural festivities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters set fires and hurled bricks in a daylong assault on the city hosting Donald Trump's inauguration,...
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Jan 20, 2017 11:37 PM

Trump takes charge, assertive but untested 45th US president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pledging emphatically to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th...
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Jan 19, 2017 11:56 PM

Actors, mayors rally at inauguration eve Trump demonstration

NEW YORK (AP) — Actors Robert De Niro, Sally Field and Mark Ruffalo joined hundreds of other people outside a...
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Jan 19, 2017 1:50 PM

Spike Lee won't use Chrisette Michele over inaugural gig

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spike Lee says he won't be using Chrisette Michele's music in an upcoming project because of her...

Jan 20, 2017 12:53 AM

Madonna on Trump: 'We have gone as low as we can go'

NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna is trying to put a positive spin on President-elect Donald Trump's Friday inauguration. The...
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Jan 18, 2017 11:05 PM

Trump pays surprise visit to his Washington hotel

WASHINGTON (AP) — He just couldn't stay away. President-elect Donald Trump made a surprise visit to his Washington, D.C.,...
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Jan 15, 2017 8:00 PM

Thousands rally to resist Republican health law repeal drive

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures on Sunday in Michigan to hear Sen. Bernie...

Jan 15, 2017 7:50 PM

Trump: Brexit 'a great thing,' EU to continue to break apart

NEW YORK (AP) — Wading into foreign affairs days before his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump said Britain's decision to leave...
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Jan 15, 2017 9:13 PM

Outgoing CIA chief rips into Trump on Russia threat

NEW YORK (AP) — The outgoing CIA director charged on Sunday that Donald Trump lacks a full understanding of the...
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Jan 13, 2017 3:56 PM

Trump's team of rivals: Discordant notes in the amen chorus

WASHINGTON (AP) — You can't really call them "yes men." Maybe we're meeting Donald Trump's "yes, but" men. Some...
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Jan 13, 2017 12:46 AM

Averse to Trump, America's poets fight back with words

BOSTON (AP) — America's leading poets are averse to Donald Trump, and they're not about to go gentle into that...
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Jan 11, 2017 5:13 PM

Family of boy killed on Kansas waterslide settles with park

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The family of a Kansas lawmaker's 10-year-old son killed last summer on what was billed...
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Jan 10, 2017 11:07 PM

The Latest: Obama calls for Trump to 'get to work' on Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 11 p.m. President Barack Obama says...
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Jan 10, 2017 10:55 PM

I'd stand up to Trump as AG, Sessions tells senators

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions fervently rejected "damnably false" accusations of past racist comments Tuesday as he challenged...