Biden: Congress should immediately make 'Dreamers' citizens

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden wants Congress to grant citizenship immediately to more than 800,000 U.S. residents who were brought to the country illegally as children. ...

Q&A: Census citizenship question sparks legal debate, fears

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule this week on a request from the Census Bureau to ask everyone in the country about citizenship status. The plan has set off litigation and debate and raised ...

Census, redistricting top remaining Supreme Court cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court enters its final week of decisions with two politically charged issues unresolved, whether to rein in political line-drawing for partisan gain and allow a citizensh...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 23, the 174th day of 2019. There are 191 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 23, 1...

Late Hawaii senator's widow christens warship bearing name

BATH, Maine (AP) — A Hawaii delegation brought a tropical flair to a state known for cold weather as a Navy destroyer bearing the name of the late Sen. Daniel Inouye was christened Saturday at Bath Ir...

MOFA denies Taiwan president planning to visit Caribbean allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Saturday, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) declined to fully comment on whether President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is planning to visit three Latin American ...

Dems' presidential field takes spotlight in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Almost the entire sprawling Democratic presidential field of more than 20 candidates took the same stage in the South's first primary state, looking to make connections in a prim...

Trump, lawmakers gather for White House picnic on tense day

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is playing host to members of Congress and their families at the annual White House congressional picnic after a tense 24 hours involving Iran. ...

A half-hour away: How Trump opted against Iran strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The planes were ready — their deadly cargo poised for delivery within a half-hour. President Donald Trump had been given a series of options Thursday night on how t...

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he has authority to demarcate land

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro says he has the authority to demarcate land held by indigenous communities. Bolsonaro said at a press conference Friday in Bra...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked t...

Jury awards $585K to Minnesota officer over license lookups

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A federal jury in Minnesota has awarded $585,000 to a police officer who alleged that 58 fellow officers from the Minneapolis Police Department broke a federal privacy law by se...

Texas sending another 1,000 National Guard troops to border

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he's sending another 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border and blasted Congress as a "group of reprobates" over the growing humanitaria...

Attorneys: Texas border facility is neglecting migrant kids

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A 2-year-old boy locked in detention wants to be held all the time. A few girls, ages 10 to 15, say they've been doing their best to feed and soothe the clingy toddler who was ha...

'Cinderella' film feted at Library of Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Library of Congress is celebrating the Disney film "Cinderella." The Thursday evening event featured a costumed princess character, who descended the library steps to the cheers ...