Trump order seeks to limit federal role in K-12 education

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that aims to reduce the federal government's role in K-12 education. Trump is giving Education Secretary Betsy ...

Suspended Alabama chief justice Moore running for US Senate

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Suspended Alabama Chief Justice and gay marriage opponent Roy Moore announced Wednesday he is running for U.S. Senate. The fiery Republican jurist, who was su...

Manufacturer says it's removing relabeled Ivanka Trump items

NEW YORK (AP) — An apparel company says it accepts responsibility for Ivanka Trump clothing that was relabeled as a different designer. G-III Apparel Group Inc., which is licensed to...

US colleges confront a new era of sometimes-violent protest

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Fearing a return to violent protests that roiled campuses in the 1970s, colleges and universities are re-examining how to protect free speech while keeping students and employee...

Mnuchin: Trump has 'no intention' of releasing tax returns

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. treasury secretary says President Donald Trump "has no intention" of releasing his taxes returns to the public. Steve Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin) made the comm...

Treasury secretary says President Donald Trump 'has no intention' of releasing his tax returns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury secretary says President Donald Trump 'has no intention' of releasing his tax returns.

Lawmakers: Congress close to deal on coal miners' benefits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is close to a deal to extend health benefits for more than 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage is set to expire Sunday, coal-state lawmakers said Wednesd...

Hamas in Gaza says it won't be cowed by Abbas' threats

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's ruling Hamas movement says it will not be cowed by threatened funding cuts, signaling escalating tensions between the militant group and Palestinian President Mahmo...

NY lawmakers: Compel Trump to release state tax returns

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would release the state tax returns for Donald Trump and other New Yorkers holding high office under state legislation crafted by Democratic lawmakers. T...

Insurer Anthem hands feds deadline on crucial ACA subsidies

Health insurers are pressing President Donald Trump and Congress to guarantee a crucial customer subsidy for the Affordable Care Act's shaky insurance exchanges, and one of the biggest carriers has th...

'I'll be praying for you:' Americans assess Trump's 100 days

They are young and old: a high school student who can't yet vote, a Vietnam vet who did so proudly. They hail from all corners of the United States and very different walks of life: a "downhome boy" f...

The Latest: Trump requiring review of national monuments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's executive order mandating a review of the designation of tens of millions of acres of U.S. land as national monuments. 11:55 ...

The Latest: Negotiations on big spending bill hit new snag

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on efforts in Congress to repeal the health care law and agree on a spending bill to keep the government open (all times local): 10:45 a.m. ...

The Latest: Trump calls court's sanctuary ruling ridiculous

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a federal judge's ruling that blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from sanctuary cities (all times local): 6:45 a.m. ...

US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced Wednesday that key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system had been installed a day after rival North Korea showe...