Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2018. There are 313 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 21,...

Week of reckoning on White House aides' access to secrets

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a week of reckoning for White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and dozens of other officials who have been working without permanent security clearances for the better part of...

Pentagon says 'soon' on 1st Guantanamo transfer under Trump

MIAMI (AP) — The Pentagon will miss a deadline to send a prisoner from Guantanamo home to Saudi Arabia, but an official says the transfer may occur soon. Ahmed Haza al-Darbi pleaded ...

President Trump to host Swedish prime minister March 6

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will host Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven at the White House next month. The White House says Trump looks forward to exchanging views du...

Corporate tax bounty: plenty for workers, more for investors

NEW YORK (AP) — It's just what the GOP said we'd hear from a CEO after being handed a big tax break. But when Charles Scharf announced plans last month to spend his company's tax sav...

The Latest: New charge filed in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Russia probe (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Special counsel Robert Mueller's prosecutors have filed a new charge against a man the...

The Latest: Trump tells Pa. Republicans to challenge new map

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on redistricting in Pennsylvania (all times local): 8:45 a.m. President Donald Trump is encouraging Pennsylvania Republicans to ch...

The Latest: Trump says tax cuts giving GOP an edge

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:50 a.m. President Donald Trump is crediting "popular Tax Cuts which the Dems want to tak...

Trump: Dems defended election integrity until they lost

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is again accusing his predecessor of not doing enough to prevent Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Trump tweets that's beca...

Report: EU would squeeze US juice, whiskey in trade spat

BERLIN (AP) — A German newspaper reports the European Union is drawing up a list of U.S. products to target — including orange juice and Kentucky bourbon — if Washington restricts imports of aluminum ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SCORES OF CASUALTIES REPORTED AFTER BOMBARDMENT ...

Trump offers support for background checks on gun buys

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — From the confines of his golf club, President Donald Trump offered support for a limited strengthening of federal background checks on gun purchases Monday while staying l...

Trump endorses Romney's Senate bid _ and Romney accepts

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship. T...

Donald Trump Jr. arrives in India to help sell apartments

NEW DELHI (AP) — The eldest son of President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on wealthy Indians who have already bought units in several Trump-bra...

Congressional map raises Democrats' hopes, legal test ahead

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The map of congressional districts imposed by Pennsylvania's high court for the state's 2018 elections will set off a new legal battle, reconfigure perhaps dozens of campaigns a...