Government And Politics

AP Interview: NATO chief welcomes Trump's new approach

Sep 20, 2017

NATO's secretary-general welcomed President Donald Trump's new strategy for the 16-year Afghan war and said the U.S. leader's insistence that NATO members increase their defense spending is achieving positive results

The Latest: Japan welcomes Trump's mention of abduction

Sep 20, 2017

Japan is welcoming President Donald Trump's reference to North Korea's abduction of a Japanese girl in his speech to the U.N. General Assembly

Fugitive Chicago police sergeant arrested after 15 years

Sep 20, 2017

A former Chicago police sergeant wanted on federal drug and conspiracy charges has been arrested in Detroit after 15 years on the run

Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

Sep 20, 2017

Hurricane Maria has slammed into the Caribbean island of Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister's residence and causing what he called "mind-boggling" devastation

Sessions: Sanctuary cities undermine law's moral authority

Sep 20, 2017

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday criticized sanctuary cities that try to protect immigrants in the country illegally as places that "undermine the moral authority of the law."

The Latest: Palestinian activist deported to Jordan from US

Sep 20, 2017

Dozens of people gathered at Chicago's O'Hare Airport to support a Palestinian activist being deported to Jordan for lying about her history before obtaining U.S. citizenship

RNC: Spending on legal bills for Trump Jr. nears $200K

Sep 20, 2017

The Republican National Committee says it has spent close to $200,000 on legal fees for President Donald Trump's eldest son in connection with the Russia investigation

Israel vows to act against Iranian threats to annihilate it

Sep 20, 2017

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says as long as Iran seeks to destroy Israel it will face no fiercer enemy than the Jewish state

Winners and losers in GOP's last-ditch health overhaul

Sep 20, 2017

New GOP health care bill would redistributes hundreds of billions in federal financing, creating winners and losers

The Latest: St. Louis mayor decries police officers' chant

Sep 20, 2017

St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson says chant by police who were clearing out protesters and onlookers wasn't acceptable

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