Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson a century later

President Donald Trump has granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing’s first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson’s name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially charged conviction.

Trump lauds NFL policy banning kneeling for national anthem

President Donald Trump praised an NFL policy banning kneeling during the Star-Spangled Banner.

Senate primary splits Arizona conservatives between 2 icons

Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was asking dozens of tea party activists for their backing in Arizona’s Republican Senate primary when one audience member said it was a shame disgruntled conservatives couldn’t send “both of you” to Washington.

Disputed Keystone Pipeline project focus of court hearing

Keystone XL would cost an estimated $8 billion. Federal approval is required because the route crosses an international border.

Not all GOP candidates want Trump to stump

He is the Republican Party’s most powerful political weapon. Yet as the GOP fights to defend its delicate House and Senate majorities, President Donald Trump is not welcome everywhere.

McCaskill defends CIA vote, says reasons are classified

Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri on Saturday defended her vote against President Donald Trump’s pick for CIA director but said the specific reasons were classified.

Kerry says civil discourse is under threat around the world

Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday warned that “true civil discourse” is under threat around the world while speaking to graduates at NYU Abu Dhabi, an event that the school blocked journalists from filming.

2018 midterms: An early heat for 2020 Democrats?

Look closely enough at the 2018 midterm campaign and you’ll see the stirrings of a Democratic scramble to reclaim the White House from President Donald Trump.

Ahead of Trump summit, Kim Jong Un crafts a careful message

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have one big thing in common as they prepare for what would be the first ever U.S.-North Korea summit next month in Singapore: They both claim to deserve total credit.

Gina Haspel confirmed as new CIA director

Veteran spy Gina Haspel will become the first female director of the CIA after six Democrats joined Republicans in a Senate confirmation vote on Thursday that overrode concerns about her role in the spy agency’s harsh interrogation program after 9/11.