Russian ambassador to US concludes assignment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian ambassador to the United States Sergei Kislyak — a high-profile figure in the controversy over Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election— has concluded his assignmen...

The Latest: Trump asserts pardon power in morning tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and his tweet barrage (all times local): 8:40 p.m. In a barrage of tweets early Saturday, President Donald Tr...

Trump fires off volley of angry tweets on Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours before he was to help commission a new aircraft carrier at a patriotic ceremony on the Virginia coast, President Donald Trump fired off a volley of early morning tweets that ag...

The Latest: Trump complains on Twitter about 'illegal leaks'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the probe into allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election (all times local): 6:55 a.m. President Donald Trump...

Sean Spicer hit bumps in road from first day at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — From Day One, it was clear that Sean Spicer was in for a rocky ride as President Donald Trump's press secretary. Period. His defense of Trump's fa...

Trump Jr., Manafort consider private interview with senators

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's eldest son and his former campaign chairman won't testify publicly next week and are instead discussing being privately interviewed by a Senate committee inv...

Indignities aplenty on Spicer's rocky ride with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — From Day One, it was clear that Sean Spicer was in for a rocky ride as President Donald Trump's press secretary. Period. His defense of Trump's fa...

The Latest: Robotics coach heard rumors teens might stay

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — The Latest on Burundi teenagers missing after an international robotics competition in Washington, D.C. (all times local): 7:30 a.m. The coach fo...

Cancer, working from bed all part of long McCain chronicles

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain is telling his best friend in the Senate to keep it together as he grapples with brain cancer. South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham says McCain calle...

US seeks Syrian solution, but Assad doesn't have to go first

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — President Donald Trump's counterterrorism adviser says the U.S. is seeking a political resolution to the crisis in Syria and will not insist that President Bashar Assad be ousted f...

Cancer isn't silencing McCain in career's latest chapter

WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain couldn't bring himself to vote for Donald Trump — so he talked about writing in his best friend's name for president. After the election, he's been the leading Senate Rep...

Qatar suggests cyberattack emanated from Gulf

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatari officials investigating a cyberattack that sparked a diplomatic crisis with neighboring Gulf states and Egypt say their findings confirm that the beneficiary ...

Burundi robotics team missing after competition in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six teenage members of the Burundi robotics team have been reported missing after competing in an international competition in Washington. Police tweeted missing pe...

What to drive on Mars? Rover to be displayed at DC museum

WASHINGTON (AP) — The type of vehicle that could explore the surface of Mars is going on display in Washington. The National Air and Space Museum is featuring the Mars rover concept ...

Report: Trump ends covert plan to arm Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is deciding to halt the CIA's years-long covert program to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels battling the regime of the nation's president Bashar al-Assad. ...