Iran TV: Supreme leader backs government on gas price hikes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader supports the government’s decision to increase gasoline prices and says that those setting fire to public property during protests against the ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 17, the 321st day of 2019. There are 44 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 17, 18...

Biden holding Democratic campaign town hall at Vegas school

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden brought an alarmist warning to a diverse crowd of Democrats in early-caucus Nevada during a town hall at an elementary school in a historically minorit...

The Latest: Louisiana polls close in tight governor’s race

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on the Louisiana governor’s election (all times local): 8 p.m. Polls have closed in Louisiana, where a runoff election is decidin...

The Latest: More transcripts released in impeachment probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and House impeachment investigation (all times local): 4 p.m. More transcripts are being released in the Trum...

White House: Trump having tests as part of medical checkup

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump is at Walter Reed National Medical Center for what the White House says are medical tests as part of his annual physical. The appointment ...

Sandy Hook lawsuit could force Remington to open books

A recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court has upended a longstanding legal roadblock that has given the gun industry far-reaching immunity from lawsuits in the aftermath of mass killings. ...

Louisiana voters pick between Democratic governor and Trump

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is battling to defy the partisan odds in the ruby red South and win reelection to a seat that President Donald Trump wants returned to Republica...

Analysis: Deval Patrick revives debate over ‘electability’

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick’s late entry into the presidential race offers Democrats a fresh — and perhaps last — chance to reassess who they think is the strongest candidate to take on Pr...

Only GOP woman at impeachment hearing gets outsized role

WASHINGTON (AP) — It didn’t take long at Friday’s impeachment hearing before Rep. Elise Stefanik, the House Intelligence Committee’s only Republican woman, was gaveled down by the panel’s Democratic c...

Trump intervenes in military justice cases, grants pardons

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has issued a full pardon for a former U.S. Army commando being charged with murder, undermining military justice proceedings. A court-martial...

The Latest: Diplomat describes Trump ‘investigations’ call

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the deposition of State Department official David Holmes (all times local): 6:30 p.m. President Donald Trump was talking so loudly t...

Ex-ambassador’s testimony shines light on conservative media

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Ukranian Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch’s impeachment testimony on Friday spotlighted the role that conservative media played in her downfall. While she appeared...

Business Highlights

___ China presses Washington for tariff cut in trade deal BEIJING (AP) — China is pressing Washington to roll back punitive tariffs in an interim trade deal. A gove...

Anti-robocall bill likely as House, Senate reach compromise

It’s looking like an anti-robocall bill will get sent to President Donald Trump this year. House and Senate leaders said Friday they’ve reached an agreement in principle on merging t...