Don Cheadle sports political shirts as he hosts 'SNL'

NEW YORK (AP) — Don Cheadle delivered some political messages along with jokes as he hosted "Saturday Night Live" for the first time. The actor sported a T-shirt that said "Protect T...

The Latest: Booker greets NH voters, cites bipartisan work

The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is greeting hundreds of voters in R...

White House indicates Trump to veto disapproval of emergency

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A top adviser to President Donald Trump is indicating that Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove of his declaration of a na...

Early-voting states are focus for Democrats in 2020 contest

Democratic presidential candidates are courting voters in states with influential early roles in the 2020 primary as the busy pace of campaigning over the holiday weekend shows that the contest to cha...

The Latest: Iran urges Europe to do more to keep nuke deal

MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on the Munich Security Conference (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Iran's foreign minister says European nations need to do more than talk if ...

It’s time for Taiwan to get less serious about Communist China

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Cross-straits relations are undoubtedly a serious matter. They are about the preservation of Taiwan’s hard-earned freedoms and democracy, facing down the hosti...

Patrick Caddell, pollster to Jimmy Carter, dies at 68

WASHINGTON (AP) — A colleague of Patrick Caddell says the pollster who helped propel Jimmy Carter in his longshot bid to win the presidency has died. He was 68. Caddell died Saturday...

State Department: Nauert withdraws bid to be UN ambassador

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says Heather Nauert, nominated by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has withdrawn her name from consideration. ...

Alaska governor offers use of troops along US-Mexico border

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska is about 3,000 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border, but the state's new Republican governor is offering President Donald Trump the use of the Alaska National Guard to pa...

Mother who helped free son from Venezuelan jail praised

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The family and friends of a Utah woman who spent nearly two years pushing to get her son freed from a Venezuelan jail was remembered for her fearlessness and determination at her...

The Latest: Acting defense chief unsure on border money

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to declare a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border to get financing of a wall on that border. (all times local): ...

Hezbollah leader blasts Trump over fight against IS

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group is blasting President Donald Trump ahead of his expected declaration of victory against the Islamic State group in Syria. ...

The Latest: Booker kicks off first visit to New Hampshire

The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Sen. Cory Booker is kicking off his first visit to New Hampshire with a personal ...

Dem presidential candidates introducing themselves to voters

Five Democratic senators vying for their party's nomination to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020 are fanning out across the country Saturday to campaign and meet voters. Kamal...

US-backed fighters squeezing IS gunmen in eastern Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — A commander with the U.S.-backed force in Syria says they are fighting members of the Islamic State group in a tiny area in Deir el-Zour province. Ciya Furat, a command...