Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2017. There are 302 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 4, ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, March 3, the 62nd day of 2017. There are 303 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 3, 19...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, March 2, the 61st day of 2017. There are 304 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On March 2,...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2017. There are 307 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 27, 19...

Poll: GOP should keep money for Medicaid expansion

WASHINGTON (AP) — Add Medicaid expansion to the list of health care provisions that Americans want to keep. A new poll finds that 8 in 10 say lawmakers should preserve federal funding that has allowed...

From joke to president: Trump returns to conservative confab

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six years ago, as the "money, money, money, money" chorus of his reality TV show's theme song blasted, Donald Trump stepped out before the nation's largest gathering of conservative ...

Officials in legal pot state vow to fight federal crackdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials in Washington state, where recreational marijuana is legal, vow to fight any federal crackdown on the nascent industry after White House spokesman Sean Spicer said they sho...

US envoys try to lower Mexico tensions as Trump amps them up

MEXICO CITY (AP) — There were promises of cooperation, of closer economic ties, and frequent odes to the enduring partnership between the U.S. and its southern neighbor. But there were no public menti...

Supreme Court could decide transgender case. Or not.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Both the transgender teen who sued to use a boys' bathroom and the Virginia school board that won't let him still want the Supreme Court to issue a definitive ruling in their ongoing...

As president, Trump juggles loyalties on LGBT issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — There was candidate Donald Trump in Colorado, waving a rainbow flag emblazoned with a "LGBTs for Trump," a photo opportunity meant to signal he was a new brand of Republican when it ...

Australians doubt Trump's commitment to its traditional ally

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Some Australians foresee trouble in their country's traditionally strong alliance with the United States because of what they see as "unpresidential" behavior from President...

Peru's president set to talk tough to Trump during US visit

LIMA, Peru (AP) — When Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski becomes the first Latin American leader to visit Donald Trump at the White House on Friday it will be a chance for the U.S. president to...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2017. There are 310 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 24, 19...

White House expects Justice crackdown on legalized marijuana

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday, offering the Trump administration's s...

Key dates for transgender rights in the US

Some important events in the history of transgender rights in the United States: 1952: Christine Jorgensen completes sex-reassignment surgery in Denmark; she was the first American k...