Graham departs from best-friend McCain, goes all in on Trump

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — By the end, Sen. John McCain had rejected President Donald Trump. The president was so infuriated by McCain he put a biting reference to the dying Republican senator in his stump...

Deviating from McCain, Sen. Graham goes all in on Team Trump

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — By the end, Sen. John McCain had rejected President Donald Trump. The president was so infuriated by McCain he put a biting reference to the dying Republican senator in his stump...

GOP lacks votes _ and appetite _ to end 'Obamacare'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arizona's new senator says he'd vote to repeal the nation's health care law. That's one additional Republican ready to obliterate the statute because his predecessor, the late Sen. J...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Sept. 11, the 254th day of 2018. There are 111 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 11...

McCain had complicated relationship with Indian Country

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The late Sen. John McCain helped usher through Congress some of the most pivotal legislation affecting Indian Country. That included the right for tribes to o...

Taiwan supporter Inhofe named Chair of US Senate Armed Services Committee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. Senate announced on Sept. 6 that Jim Inhofe will take over from John McCain as Chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Inhofe was the acting Chair of the...

'America's Got Talent,' Notre Dame football top ratings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — TV viewers are idling away the final weeks of summer the way they started it: with reality programs. Half of last week's 20 most-watched programs were unscripted c...

Jon Kyl sworn in to fill McCain's Senate seat until January

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Jon Kyl of Arizona, who served three terms in the Senate before retiring in 2012, was sworn in Wednesday to fill the seat left open by the death of Sen. John McCain. ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Sept. 4 The Baltimore Sun on an endorsement deal between Nike and Colin Kaepe...

Arizona governor's Senate pick reflects a cautious approach

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has developed a reputation as one of the country's political flashpoints, with debates over immigration, rambunctious populists and a divided GOP. First-term R...

Will Russian hackers affect this year's US election?

Nearly a year after Russian government hackers meddled in the 2016 U.S. election, researchers at cybersecurity firm Trend Micro zeroed in on a new sign of trouble: a group of suspect websites. ...

Day 2 of hearings finds Kavanaugh in the hot seat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh touted the importance of an independent judiciary as his confirmation hearings began with strident Democratic criticism that he would be Preside...

The Latest: Flake praises Kyl as McCain replacement

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on Sen. Jon Kyl's appointment to replace John McCain (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake is praising the selection of fo...

Former Arizona U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl to replace John McCain

PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. John McCain's widow on Tuesday said former Sen John Kyl will fill her late husband's seat. Cindy McCain made the statement on Twitter minutes before Arizona's Rep...

Advisers say Joe Biden to decide on a 2020 run by January

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Shortly after Joe Biden boarded a recent flight from Washington to New York, a string of passengers began stopping at his seat in coach to deliver some version of the same mess...