Report: Democrats would need huge wave to win US House

A report released Monday suggests Democrats might have to temper their enthusiasm about climbing back to power during this year’s midterm elections. To win a...

Trump views designs for border wall while bashing California

President Donald 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 draws ire of farmers targeted in Chinese trade dispute

From hog producers in Iowa to apple growers in Washington state and winemakers in California, farmers expressed deep disappointment Friday over being put in...
Sarah Huckabee Sanders listens to a reporter’s question during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Mexico, Canada and others may be exempted from US tariffs

The White House said Wednesday that Mexico, Canada and other countries may be spared from President Donald Trump’s planned steel and aluminum tariffs under national security “carve-outs,” a move that could soften the blow amid threats of retaliation by trading partners and dire economic warnings from lawmakers and business groups.

Giuliani plays down idea of Trump self-pardon

An attorney for President Donald Trump stressed Sunday that the president’s legal team would contest any effort to force the president to testify in front of a grand jury during the special counsel’s Russia probe but downplayed the idea that Trump could pardon himself.

House GOP factions claim progress on immigration compromise

Members of Republican factions divided over immigration said Wednesday that they expect party leaders to present broad ideas for resolving the long-running dispute at a House GOP meeting Thursday. But there was no indication that a resolution to the party’s civil war over the issue was at hand.

Trump administration backs PLO in victims’ high court appeal

Despite its bumpy relationship with the Palestinians, the Trump administration is siding with the Palestine Liberation Organization in urging the Supreme Court to reject...

US makes Cuba embassy cuts permanent after ‘health attacks’

Citing mysterious “health attacks” in Havana, the United States said Friday it is making permanent its withdrawal of 60 percent of its diplomats from Cuba, extending an action that has hurt the island nation’s economy and cramped Cubans’ ability to visit the U.S.

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.

Immigrants sue US over end to temporary protected status

The Trump administration’s decision to end a program that lets immigrants from four countries live and work legally in the U.S. was motivated by...